COVID-19 Resources for Pediatric Surgeons & Urologists





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THP Webinar Videos on COVID-19 and Pediatric Surgery & Urology

COVID-19 and Pediatric Surgery: Experiences from Italy. Moderated by Andrea Bischoff, M.D.

"The takeaway message is clear. Don't underestimate the danger of [COVID-19]. Here [in Italy], we underestimated it and that's how we arrived at this situation. Protect yourself and others, and protect patients from the beginning. Do not wait for the administrators. Because then it is too late."

Operating Room Preparation and Guidance

Impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic on Surgical Practice - Part 2 (Surgical Prioritisation): Pediatric Surgery. International Journal of Surgery

The Perioperative Services Response at a Major Children’s Hospital During the Peak of the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York City. Annals of Surgery

Mortality and Pulmonary Complications in Patients Undergoing Surgery with Perioperative SARS-CoV-2 Infection: An International Cohort Study. The Lancet

Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Pediatric Urology Practice. Do Guidelines Apply to Medical Practice Worldwide? Journal of Pediatric Urology

Primer for Pediatric Surgeons: ICU Care of the COVID+ Patient. PedSurgLibrary

Local Resumption of Elective Surgery Guidance. American College of Surgeons

Joint Statement: Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery after COVID-19 Pandemic. American College of Surgeons

Clinical and Surgical Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Patients with Pediatric Urological Problems Statement of the EAU Guidelines Panel for Paediatric Urology, March 30 2020. Journal of Pediatric Urology

Critical Care Surgery Team Develops Hospital Blueprint for Handling Essential Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic. American College of Surgeons

COVID-19 Guidelines for Triage of Pediatric Patients. American College of Surgeons

Urology Practice During COVID-19 Pandemic. Minerva Urologica e Nefrologoica

COVID-19 FAQ's: Recommendations from the American College of Surgeons

What We Do When a COVID-19 Patient Needs an Operation: Operating Room Preparation and Guidance. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie (2020)

Guidelines for Management of Infant Born to Mother with COVID-19. American Academy of Pediatrics

Internet Book of Critical Care (IBCC): COVID-19

United States Resource Availability for COVID-19. Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

Critical Care Utilization for the COVID-19 Outbreak in Lombardy, Italy: Early Experience and Forecast During an Emergency Response. JAMA (2020)

Clinical Guide for the Management of Paediatric Patients During the Coronavirus Pandemic. National Health Service, UK

Aerosol and Surface Stability of SARS-CoV-2 as Compared with SARS-CoV-1. New England Journal of Medicine

Infographic Guides for Operating Room Preparation and Guidance

COVID-19 PPE Guidance. British Medical Journal

SAGES and EAES Recommendations: Surgical Response to COVID-19 (full guidelines available at www. and

Seattle Intensivist's One-pager on COVID-19

Management of COVID-19 Cases in OR

What We Do When a COVID-19 Patient Needs an Operation

Caring for Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19

COVID-19 and Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, and Pediatric Urology

COVID-19 Vaccination-Associated Myocarditis in Adolescents. Pediatrics. 2021; doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-053427

Deaths in Children and Adolescents Associated with COVID-19 and MIS-C in the United States. Pediatrics. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-052273

Six Month Follow-up of Patients With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children. Pediatrics. 2021; doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-050973

COVID‐19 Pre‐procedural Testing Strategy and Early Outcomes at a Large Tertiary Care Children’s Hospital. Pediatric Surgery International (2021) 37:871–880

Clinical Characteristics, Activity Levels and Mental Health Problems in Children with Long COVID: A Survey of 510 Children. Preprints

Pediatric surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics

SARS-CoV-2 infection and transmission in educational settings: a prospective, cross-sectional analysis of infection clusters and outbreaks in England. The Lancet

Safety and efficacy of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine (AZD1222) against SARS-CoV-2: an interim analysis of four randomised controlled trials in Brazil, South Africa, and the UK. The Lancet

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in U.S. Children and Adolescents. New England Journal of Medicine

Prospective Active National Surveillance of Preschools and Primary Schools for SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Transmission in England, June 2020 (sKIDs COVID-19 Surveillance in School KIDs) Public Health England Publications Gateway Number: GW-1559

Paediatric Ethical Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic Are Not Just About Ventilator Triage. Acta Paediatrica

Clinical Characteristics & Viral RNA Detection in Children with COVID-19 in the Republic of Korea. JAMA Pediatrics

COVID-19 Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Simulating as Acute Appendicitis: A Case Report. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery

COVID-19 in Children and the Dynamics of Infection in Families. Pediatrics

Incidence of COVID-19 in Pediatric Surgical Patients Among 3 US Children’s Hospitals. JAMA Surgery

Acute Myocardial Injury: A Novel Clinical Pattern in Children with COVID-19. The Lancet

Gastrointestinal Features in Children with COVID-19: An Observation of Varied Presentation in Eight Children. The Lancet

Comparative Study of the Clinical Characteristics and Epidemiological Trend of 244 COVID-19 Infected Children With or Without GI Symptoms. BMJ Journals

An Outbreak of Severe Kawasaki-like Disease at the Italian Epicentre of the SARS-CoV-2 Epidemic: An Observational Cohort Study. The Lancet

Clinical and CT Features in Pediatric Patients With COVID-19 Infection: Different Points From Adults. Pediatric Pulmonology

Management for Patients with Pediatric Surgical Disease During the COVID-19 Epidemic. Pediatric Surgery International

COVID-19: Information for Pediatric Healthcare Providers. Centers for Disease Control

The COVID-19 Crisis and its Implications for Pediatric Surgeons. Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infection in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. JAMA Pediatrics

Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children — United States, February 12–April 2, 2020. CDC: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Data from China suggest that pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases might be less severe than cases in adults and that children (persons aged <18 years) might experience different symptoms than adults.

Covid-19 in Critically Ill Patients in the Seattle Region — Case Series. New England Journal of Medicine

Neonatal Early-Onset Infection With SARS-CoV-2 in 33 Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. JAMA Pediatrics

SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children. New England Journal of Medicine

Clinical Characteristics and Intrauterine Vertical Transmission Potential of COVID-19 Infection in Nine Pregnant Women: A Retrospective Review of Medical Records. Lancet

Epidemiological Characteristics of 2,143 Pediatric Patients with 2019 Coronavirus Disease in China. Pediatrics

Characteristics of Pediatric SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Potential Evidence for Persistent Fecal Viral Shedding. Nature (Medicine)

Detection of Covid-19 in Children in Early January 2020 in Wuhan, China. New England Journal of Medicine

Infants Born To Mothers with a New Coronavirus (COVID-19). Frontiers in Pediatrics

COVID-19 Current Research

Deaths in Children and Adolescents Associated with COVID-19 and MIS-C in the United States.

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Lineage B.1.1.7 in England: Insights from linking epidemiological and genetic data

Physical Distancing, Face Masks, and Eye Protection To Prevent Person-to-person Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. The Lancet

Safety, Tolerability, and Immunogenicity of a Recombinant Adenovirus Type-5 Vectored COVID-19 Vaccine: A Dose-escalation, Open-label, Non-randomised, First-in-human Trial. The Lancet

COVID-19 Research in Brief: 28 March to 3 April, 2020. Nature

Respiratory Virus Shedding in Exhaled Breath and Efficacy of Face Masks. Nature Medicine

Articles and Other Resources Provided Without Subscription from New England Journal of Medicine

From PubMed

From Google Scholar

Podcasts & Social Media

In an interview with ACS Secretary Dr. Tyler Hughes, Dr. Jose Prince, associate chief of surgery at Cohen Childrens Hospital, discusses the dangerous multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) that is associated with pediatric COVID-19. American College of Surgeons on Twitter. (Full interview.)

Audio Interview: Emerging Tools in the Fight against Covid-19. New England of Medicine

Pediatrica Intensive: The Italian COVID-19 Experience

BEHIND THE KNIFE: COVID-19 Essentials for Surgeons

BEHIND THE KNIFE: COVID-19 Special: Ventilator Management Refresher for Surgeons

General Resources

COVID-19 Resources for GICS Members. Global Initiative for Children's Surgery

COVID-19 Information for Paediatric Surgeons. British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

COVID-19 for Pediatric Surgeons. American Pediatric Surgical Association

World Health Organization (WHO)

Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC)

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

Novel Coronavirus Information Center. Elsevier


THP Webinar: COVID-19 and Pediatric Surgery: Experiences from Italy. Moderated by Andrea Bischoff, M.D.

"The takeaway message is clear. Don't underestimate the danger of [COVID-19]. Here [in Italy], we underestimated it and that's how we arrived at this situation. Protect yourself and others, and protect patients from the beginning. Do not wait for the administrators. Because then it is too late."

Pediatric Surgeons and ICU Care of the COVID+ Patient. American Pediatric Surgical Association

Make Your Own Reusable Elastomeric Respirator for Use During COVID-19 Viral Pandemic N95 Shortage. Boston Children's Hospital

Coronavirus in Italy - Report From the Front Lines by JAMA Network

Share Your Experience with COVID-19 and Pediatric Surgical and Urological Patient Cases

Tell Us About Your Experiences as a Pediatric Surgeon and Urologist with COVID-19