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As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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Use of pediatric emergency healthcare during COVID-19

Pediatric emergency department visits showed a decrease of nearly 60% four weeks after lockdown according to new research in a German hospital. Read here

Fluid therapy in critically ill children

Thomas Langer and colleagues looks at fluid therapy in critically ill children and highlights how fluid creep can cause inadvertent water and electrolyte burden. Read here

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  1. Authors: Brian J Morris, Jake H Waskett, Joya Banerjee, Richard G Wamai, Aaron AR Tobian, Ronald H Gray, Stefan A Bailis, Robert C Bailey, Jeffrey D Klausner, Robin J Willcourt, Daniel T Halperin, Thomas E Wiswell and Adrian Mindel

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