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  1. Content type: Research article

    In China, the majority (77%) of urban children die in hospitals. Hospital-based review could provide insight leading to improvements in clinical practice and increase the survival of critically ill children. T...

    Authors: Yueniu Zhu, Xiaodong Zhu, Mengyan Deng, Hongxia Wei and Mingjun Zhang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:8

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    Adolescent obesity is a major public health concern. Open to all high school students regardless of weight status, HealthCorps is a nationwide program offering a comprehensive high school-based participatory e...

    Authors: Moonseong Heo, Camille C. Jimenez, Jean Lim, Carmen R. Isasi, Arthur E. Blank, David W. Lounsbury, Lynn Fredericks, Michelle Bouchard, Myles S. Faith and Judith Wylie

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:7

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Triple A syndrome (or Allgrove syndrome) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by alacrima, achalasia, adrenal insufficiency and autonomic/neurological abnormalities. The majority of cases are c...

    Authors: Daniel Tibussek, Sujal Ghosh, Angela Huebner, Joerg Schaper, Ertan Mayatepek and Katrin Koehler

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:6

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The majority of primary care physicians support integration of children’s oral health promotion and disease prevention into their practices but can experience challenges integrating oral health services into t...

    Authors: Christopher M. Shea, Kea Turner, B. Alex White, Ye Zhu and R. Gary Rozier

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:5

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  5. Content type: Research article

    An estimated 11% of births occur preterm, and survival is improving. Early studies suggested an association between preterm birth and earlier puberty. Given the adverse outcomes associated with early puberty t...

    Authors: Evlyn James, Claire L. Wood, Harish Nair and Thomas C. Williams

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:3

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Positive-interaction parenting early in childhood is encouraged due to its association with behavioural development later in life. The objective of this study was to examine if the level of positive-interactio...

    Authors: Theresa H. M. Kim, Jennifer A. Connolly, Michael Rotondi and Hala Tamim

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:2

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Partial trisomy is often the result of an unbalanced segregation of a parental balanced translocation. Partial trisomy16q is characterized by a common, yet non-specific group of craniofacial dysmorphic feature...

    Authors: R. Mishra, C. S. Paththinige, N. D. Sirisena, S. Nanayakkara, U. G. I. U. Kariyawasam and V. H. W. Dissanayake

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:4

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  8. Content type: Research article

    In the management of hypertonicity in children with cerebral palsy (CP), goals should be clearly identified in order to evaluate the effectiveness of botulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) treatment, specifically in non-a...

    Authors: Linda Nguyen, Ronit Mesterman and Jan Willem Gorter

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:1

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Without improving the survival of newborns, meaningful reduction in under-five mortality is difficult. Most neonatal deaths are preventable when appropriate and timely care is sought. In Ethiopia, there is lac...

    Authors: Tariku Nigatu Bogale, Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku, Gashaw Andargie Bikis and Zemene Tigabu Kebede

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:216

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Schimke immune-osseous dysplasia (SIOD, OMIM 242900) is characterized by spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia, T-cell deficiency, renal dysfunction and special facial features. SMARCAL1 gene mutations are determined in a...

    Authors: Shuaimei Liu, Mingchao Zhang, Mengxia Ni, Peiran Zhu and Xinyi Xia

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:217

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Children and adolescents dying from complex chronic conditions require paediatric palliative care. One aim of palliative care is to enable a home death if desired and well supported. However, there is little d...

    Authors: Ana Forjaz de Lacerda and Barbara Gomes

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:215

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The medical literature reports differential decision-making for children with suspected physical abuse based on race and socioeconomic status. Differential evaluation may be related to differences of risk indi...

    Authors: Heather T. Keenan, Kristine A. Campbell, Kent Page, Lawrence J. Cook, Tyler Bardsley and Lenora M. Olson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:214

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Childhood overweight is a growing problem in industrialized countries. Parents play a major role in the development and the treatment of overweight in their children. A key factor here is the perception of the...

    Authors: Daniela Nemecek, Christian Sebelefsky, Astrid Woditschka and Peter Voitl

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:212

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Infant morbidity and mortality rates remain high in Indonesia, with acute respiratory illnesses (ARI) and diarrhea the leading two health problems in children under 5 years. We aimed to describe the nutritiona...

    Authors: V. Oktaria, K. J. Lee, J. E. Bines, E. Watts, C. D. Satria, J. Atthobari, H. Nirwati, C. D. Kirkwood, Y. Soenarto and M. H. Danchin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:211

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Stunting continues to be a major public health problem in developing countries. It is one of the most important risk factors for morbidity and mortality during childhood. In Palestine, it is another health pro...

    Authors: Rima Rafiq El Kishawi, Kah Leng Soo, Yehia Awad Abed and Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:210

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Peripheral venous catheterization (PVC) is frequently used in children. This procedure is not free from potential complications. Our purpose was to identify the types and incidences of PVC complications in chi...

    Authors: Rim Ben Abdelaziz, Habiba Hafsi, Hela Hajji, Hela Boudabous, Amel Ben Chehida, Ali Mrabet, Khadija Boussetta, Sihem Barsaoui, Azza Sammoud, Mourad Hamzaoui, Hatem Azzouz and Néji Tebib

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:208

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Nutrition in children has an important influence on health both in childhood and adulthood. Actions aimed at improving children’s nutrition are essential, not only to the children and their families, but also ...

    Authors: Sylwia Merkiel-Pawłowska and Wojciech Chalcarz

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:207

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Vaccination is a major, but simple and cost effective public health intervention in the prevention of infectious diseases, especially in children. Nowadays, many children still miss scheduled vaccines in the E...

    Authors: Andreas Chiabi, Félicitée D. Nguefack, Florine Njapndounke, Marie Kobela, Kelly Kenfack, Séraphin Nguefack, Evelyn Mah, Georges Nguefack-Tsague and Fru Angwafo III

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:206

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  19. Content type: Study protocol

    Intramuscular vitamin A supplementation decreases the risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in very-low-birth-weight preterm infants without significant adverse effects. However, intramuscular vitamin A sup...

    Authors: Abhijeet Rakshasbhuvankar, Sanjay Patole, Karen Simmer and J. Jane Pillow

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:204

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Understanding factors related to girls’ body image discrepancy, which is the difference between self-perceived current or actual and ideal body size, is important for addressing body-related issues and prevent...

    Authors: Lorraine B. Robbins, Jiying Ling and Kenneth Resnicow

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:201

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Pediatric nephrology is challenging in developing countries and data on the burden of kidney disease in children is difficult to estimate due to absence of renal registries. We aimed to describe the epidemiolo...

    Authors: Marie Patrice Halle, Carine Tsou Lapsap, Esther Barla, Hermine Fouda, Hilaire Djantio, Beatrice Kaptue Moudze, Christophe Adjahoung Akazong and Eugene Belley Priso

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:202

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