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Featured Content: November 2022
Research Article: Parent values and preferences underpinning treatment decision-making in poor-prognosis childhood cancer: a scoping review
Parents of children who are diagnosed with a poor-prognosis cancer want to be involved in making treatment-related decisions for their child. They often make repeated decisions depending on their child’s response to treatment and can experience decisional regret as a consequence. Understanding parent values and preferences when making treatment-related decisions may help enhance discussions with healthcare professionals and identify additional ways of providing support to this parent population
Research Article: Infant behavioral state and stool microbiome in infants receiving Lactocaseibacillus rhamnosus GG in formula: randomized controlled trial
Evaluating infant behavioral state, stool microbiome profile and calprotectin in infants with infantile colic receiving a partially hydrolyzed protein formula with or without added Lacticaseibacillus (formerly Lactobacillus) rhamnosus GG (LGG).
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48 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
61 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)
3,598,639 Downloads (2021)
3,062 Altmetric mentions (2021)