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The COVID-19 pandemic in 2023

Far from over

The Lancet

Reviewed July 2023 by Dr Ian Miles

Presents a reasonably current (Jan 2023) perspective from China, detailing the Dec 2022-Jan 2023 rise in COVID infections. Some of the reasons are outline (policy changes dropping most of the...

Preoperative COVID-19 testing at pediatric institutions

19 testing at pediatric institutions - Current practice

Pediatric Anesthesia

Reviewed July 2023 by Dr Ian Miles

Results of a survey sent to US paediatric institutions to explore the pre-operative testing protocols in use at the time (Feb 2022, repeated June 2022). The results from 27/62 (44%) responding...

Postanesthesia complications in pediatric patients with previous SARS-CoV-2 infection

A cohort study

Pediatric Anesthesia

Reviewed July 2023 by Dr Ian Miles

Report of a single centre, retrospective, case–control study comparing complications after anaesthesia within 90 days of a known positive PCR, as compared to matched controls. The study period was...


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