COVID-19: The Impact on Pediatric Emergency Care | Podcast

COVID-19: The Impact on Pediatric Emergency Care


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Episode 44

Date: 6/15/2020 | Length: 48:27

Show Notes

Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) with COVID-19: An Interview with Dr. Ilene Claudius and Dr. Mohsen Saidinejad.

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  • What is it and when did we discover it as an entity? 
  • Have either of you treated anyone with the disease? 
  • Discussion of different cohorts of patients with MIS-C.
  • Definition of MIS-C.
  • Shock: cardiogenic and distributive shock presentations.
  • Fever, is 4 days required?
  • Discussion of where in the COVID-19 illness MIS-C occurs.
  • Is clinical shock a requirement? 
  • Screening criteria (labs) and the Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia pathway. 
  • What is available as treatment?
    • A discussion of IVIG
    • Steroids
    • Cytokine blockers
    • Remdesivir
  • Why IVIG? 
  •  Complications of the disease.
  • Why are there more cases in New York? 
  • How has MIS-C changed your practice of testing children? 
  • Is there utility in testing for COVID-19 infection or antibodies in these cases? 

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Clinical Pathway for MIS-C.


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Sam Ashoo, MD, FACEP

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Publication Information

David M. Walker, MD, FACEP, FAAP; Victorio R. Tolentino, JD, MPH, NP

Peer Reviewed By

Ilene Claudius, MD

Publication Date

June 15, 2020

Pub Med ID: 32496723

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