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  1. There is considerable evidence that health systems, in so far as they ensure access to healthcare, promote population health even independent of other determinants. Access to child health services remains inte...

    Authors: Edgar Arnold Lungu, Catherine Darker and Regien Biesma

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:20

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is a rare skeletal disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance that is characterized by hypoplastic clavicles, delayed closure of the cranial sutures, dental abnormalities, and s...

    Authors: Nozomi Takaki, Jun Mori, Satoshi Matsuo, Toshio Osamura and Toshimi Michigami

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:19

    Content type: Case report

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  3. Lactobacillus spp. play a major role in the development of dental caries. Although effective methods are known for the prevention and management of dental caries, its prevalence of dental caries is increasing amo...

    Authors: Dawit Ademe, Desalegn Admassu and Senthilkumar Balakrishnan

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:18

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  4. Double aneuploidies - especially in combination with structural aberrations - are extremely rare among liveborns. The most frequent association is that of Down (DS) and Klinefelter syndromes (KS). We present t...

    Authors: Eva Pinti, Anna Lengyel, Gyorgy Fekete and Iren Haltrich

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:17

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Fever in childhood is a common acute presentation requiring clinical triage to identify the few children who have serious underlying infection. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) have been developed to assist...

    Authors: Joanna Holt, Leslie White, Gavin R. Wheaton, Helena Williams, Shefali Jani, Gaston Arnolda, Hsuen P. Ting, Peter D. Hibbert and Jeffrey Braithwaite

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:16

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  6. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is an infrequent but life-threatening disease due to excessive immune activation. Secondary HLH can be triggered by infections, autoimmune diseases, and malignant disea...

    Authors: Mitsuru Tsuge, Machiko Miyamoto, Reiji Miyawaki, Yoichi Kondo and Hirokazu Tsukahara

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:15

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Rapid magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) protocols may be effective in the emergency department (ED) to evaluate nontraumatic neurologic complaints. We evaluate neuroimaging (rapid MRI [rMRI]), head computerized...

    Authors: Sriram Ramgopal, Sabrina A. Karim, Subramanian Subramanian, Andre D. Furtado and Jennifer R. Marin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:14

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Most Australian Aboriginal children are on track with their development, however, the prevalence of children at risk of or with a developmental or behavioural problem is higher than in other children. Aborigin...

    Authors: Shingisai Chando, Jonathan C. Craig, Leonie Burgess, Simone Sherriff, Alison Purcell, Hasantha Gunasekera, Sandra Banks, Natalie Smith, Emily Banks and Sue Woolfenden

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:13

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Muscle contractures are developing during childhood and may cause extensive problems in gait and every day functioning in children with cerebral palsy (CP). The aim of the present study was to evaluate how the...

    Authors: Merete Aarsland Fosdahl, Reidun Jahnsen, Are Hugo Pripp and Inger Holm

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:11

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Adverse birth outcome which attributes to most perinatal deaths is an important indicator of child health and survival. Hence, this study aims to identify determinants of adverse birth outcome among mothers wh...

    Authors: Helen Tsehaye Hailemichael, Gurmesa Tura Debelew, Haileselasie Berhane Alema, Meresa Gebremedhin Weldu and Kebede Haile Misgina

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:10

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  11. Cerebral palsy (CP) is frequently associated with specific cognitive impairments, such as executive dysfunction which are related to participation and quality of life (QOL). The proposed study will examine whe...

    Authors: María García-Galant, Montse Blasco, Lee Reid, Kerstin Pannek, David Leiva, Olga Laporta-Hoyos, Júlia Ballester-Plané, Júlia Miralbell, Xavi Caldú, Xènia Alonso, Esther Toro-Tamargo, Mar Meléndez-Plumed, Francisca Gimeno, Marc Coronas, Emili Soro-Camats, Roslyn Boyd…

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:9

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Perinatal decision-making affects outcomes for extremely preterm babies (22–26 weeks’ gestational age (GA)): more active units have improved survival without increased morbidity. We hypothesised such units may...

    Authors: Andrei Scott Morgan, Babak Khoshnood, Caroline Diguisto, Laurence Foix L’Helias, Laetitia Marchand-Martin, Monique Kaminski, Jennifer Zeitlin, Gérard Bréart, François Goffinet and Pierre-Yves Ancel

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:8

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  13. The aim of this study is to contribute to the knowledge base on the long-term outcomes of evidence-based medical interventions used to improve gross motor function in children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy.

    Authors: Jane Valentine, Sue-Anne Davidson, Natasha Bear, Eve Blair, Lisa Paterson, Roslyn Ward, David Forbes and Catherine Elliott

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:7

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  14. Pain is a common experience in adolescence, with up to 44% of adolescents reporting chronic pain. For a significant minority, severe pain becomes an ongoing disabling problem. Treatment of adolescent chronic p...

    Authors: Abbie Jordan, Fiona M. Begen, Lisa Austin, Rhiannon T. Edwards and Hannah Connell

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:6

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Measles is a recurrent health problem in both advanced and developed countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends anti-measles immunoglobulin M (Ig M) as the standard method of detecting the virus...

    Authors: Dominicus Husada, Kusdwijono, Dwiyanti Puspitasari, Leny Kartina, Parwati Setiono Basuki and Ismoedijanto

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:5

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  16. The aim of the current study was to examine the relationship between anthropometric characteristics (i.e. body height, body weight, body mass index [BMI] and waist circumference [WC]) with motor performance ab...

    Authors: Sascha W. Hoffmann, Matthias Dreher, Michael S. Urschitz and Perikles Simon

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:4

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  17. The high HIV prevalence in South Africa may potentially be shaping the local adverse drug reaction (ADR) burden. We aimed to describe the prevalence and characteristics of serious ADRs at admission, and during...

    Authors: Johannes P. Mouton, Melony C. Fortuin-de Smidt, Nicole Jobanputra, Ushma Mehta, Annemie Stewart, Reneé de Waal, Karl-Günter Technau, Andrew Argent, Max Kroon, Christiaan Scott and Karen Cohen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:3

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  18. Early diagnosis and treatment are improving significantly the quality of life of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). This recessive disease is caused by a great variability of mutations in the CF transmembrane...

    Authors: Joana Rosa, Patrícia Gaspar-Silva, Paula Pacheco, Conceição Silva, Cláudia C. Branco, Barbara S. Vieira, Alexandra Carreiro, Juan Gonçalves and Luisa Mota-Vieira

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:2

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  19. Choice of insulin delivery for type 1 diabetes can be difficult for many parents and children. We evaluated decision coaching using a patient decision aid for helping youth with type 1 diabetes and parents dec...

    Authors: Margaret L. Lawson, Allyson L. Shephard, Bryan Feenstra, Laura Boland, Nadia Sourial and Dawn Stacey

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:1

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  20. Positional deformities (PD) are common during early infancy. Severe cases may result in facial abnormalities and be associated with delayed neurological development in infants. The earlier the detection of PD,...

    Authors: Wang Yang, Jianping Chen, Wenzhi Shen, Chengju Wang, Zhifeng Wu, Qing Chang, Wenzao Li, Kuilin Lv, Qiuming Pan, Hongxia Li, Duyao Ha and Yuping Zhang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:520

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  21. Bacterial meningitis (BM) is a serious, life-threatening infectious disease of the central nervous system that often occurs in young children. The most common severe to moderate sequelae following BM are senso...

    Authors: O. El Tahir, R. C. J. de Jonge, S. Ouburg, S. A. Morré and A. M. van Furth

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:519

    Content type: Study protocol

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  22. Undernutrition poses a serious health challenge in developing countries and Tanzania has the highest undernutrition burden of Eastern and Southern Africa. Poor infant and young child feeding practices have bee...

    Authors: Ahmed Gharib Khamis, Akwilina Wendelin Mwanri, Julius Edward Ntwenya and Katharina Kreppel

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:518

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  23. Given its narrow therapeutic range, digoxin’s pharmacokinetic parameters in infants are difficult to predict due to variation in birth weight and gestational age, especially for critically ill newborns. There ...

    Authors: Shu-Hui Yao, Hsiang-Te Tsai, Wen-Lin Lin, Yu-Chieh Chen, Chiahung Chou and Hsiang-Wen Lin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:517

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  24. Gynecomastia develops due to the reversed estradiol-to-Testosterone ratio in adolescence, and symptoms typically improve within 2 years. The causes vary widely, including estrogen excess and tumors, and surgic...

    Authors: Jung-Eun Moon, Cheol Woo Ko, Jung Dug Yang and Joon Seok Lee

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:515

    Content type: Case report

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  25. A healthy migrant effect on birth outcomes has been reported, however, whether this protective effect persists throughout childhood is unknown. The effect of urbanicity on child health among an immigrant popul...

    Authors: Ya-Ting Chang, Huei-Shyong Wang, Jia-Rou Liu, Chi-Nan Tseng, I-Jun Chou, Shue-Fen Luo, Chang-Fu Kuo and Lai-Chu See

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:514

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  26. Spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality (SCIWORA) is defined as having “clinical symptoms of traumatic myelopathy with no radiographic or computed tomographic features of spinal fracture or instabi...

    Authors: Qin Chuan Liang, Bo Yang, Yun Hai Song, Pin Pin Gao, Ze Yang Xia and Nan Bao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:513

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Natural vegetable oils are widely used for newborn massage in many low resource settings. Animal models indicated that sunflower seed oil (SSO) can accelerate skin barrier recovery following damage, while othe...

    Authors: Aimee Summers, Marty O. Visscher, Subarna K. Khatry, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Steven C. LeClerq, Joanne Katz, James M. Tielsch and Luke C. Mullany

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:512

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  28. In developed economies, obesity prevalence is high within children from some culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. This study aims to identify whether CALD groups in Victoria, Australia, ar...

    Authors: Breanna Scott, Kristy A. Bolton, Claudia Strugnell, Steven Allender and Jennifer Marks

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:511

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  29. Isolated sulfite oxidase deficiency (ISOD) is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by a deficiency of sulfite oxidase, which is encoded by the sulfite oxidase gene (SUOX). Clinically, the disorder is classified...

    Authors: Maoqiang Tian, Yi Qu, Lingyi Huang, Xiaojuan Su, Shiping Li, Junjie Ying, Fengyan Zhao and Dezhi Mu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:510

    Content type: Case report

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  30. For every newborn who dies within the first month, as many as eight more suffer life-threatening complications but survive (termed ‘neonatal near-misses’ (NNM)). However, there is no universally agreed-upon de...

    Authors: Ashura Bakari, April J. Bell, Samuel A. Oppong, Yemah Bockarie, Priscilla Wobil, Gyikua Plange-Rhule, Bamenla Q. Goka, Cyril M. Engmann, Richard M. Adanu and Cheryl A. Moyer

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:509

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  31. Increasing studies have focused on motor function/dysfunction in PICU survivors; however, most studies have focused on adults and older children. This study investigated gross motor developmental function outc...

    Authors: Chun-Feng Yang, Yang Xue, Jun-Yan Feng, Fei-Yong Jia, Yu Zhang and Yu-Mei Li

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:508

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  32. Maternal obesity and high gestational weight gain (GWG) disproportionally affect low-income populations and may be associated with child neurodevelopment in a sex-specific manner. We examined sex-specific asso...

    Authors: Elizabeth M. Widen, Amy R. Nichols, Linda G. Kahn, Pam Factor-Litvak, Beverly J. Insel, Lori Hoepner, Sara M. Dube, Virginia Rauh, Frederica Perera and Andrew Rundle

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:507

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  33. Neonatal jaundice is a common finding in newborns in Asia, including Indonesia. In some cases, the serum total bilirubin levels exceeds the 95th percentile for hours of life (neonatal hyperbilirubinemia). Seve...

    Authors: Dewi A. Wisnumurti, Yunia Sribudiani, Robert M. Porsch, Ani M. Maskoen, Sri E. Rahayuningsih, Eni K. Asni, Frank Sleutels, Wilfred F. J. van Ijcken, Abdurachman Sukadi and Tri H. Achmad

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:506

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  34. Cleft lip and/or palate is among the most prevalent congenital birth defects, and negatively affects maternal psychological status and may consequently result in higher prevalence of child maltreatment. Howeve...

    Authors: Shinobu Tsuchiya, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Haruki Momma, Takeyoshi Koseki, Kaoru Igarashi, Ryoichi Nagatomi, Takahiro Arima and Nobuo Yaegashi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:505

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  35. Relatively little is known about weight management programs targeted toward young children with obesity. Using data from the Early Lifestyles Intervention program, we report outcomes from a referral-based, mul...

    Authors: Eric E. Wickel, Lamiaa Ali, Hollie Hawkins and Eden Hemming

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:504

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  36. The aim of this study was to determine whether physical activity volume and intensity in mid-childhood and early adolescence were associated with cardiometabolic risk factors at 13.5 years.

    Authors: Sarah H. Kehoe, Ghattu V. Krishnaveni, Sargoor Veena, Krishnarajasagara N. Kiran, Samuel C. Karat, Asha Dhubey, Patsy Coakley and Caroline H. D. Fall

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:503

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  37. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) caused by congenital heart disease (CHD) is very common in clinics. Some studies have shown that PAH is related to the number of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs), but t...

    Authors: Hong-Xiao Sun, Guo-Ju Li, Zhan-Hui Du, Zhen Bing, Zhi-Xian Ji, Gang Luo and Si-Lin Pan

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:502

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  38. Helicobacter pylori infection is known to alter growth-related hormones and affect growth in young children. However, it is still unknown whether maternal H. pylori infection has an impact on the levels of cord b...

    Authors: Fu-Ping Lai, Yi-Fang Tu, Bor-Shyang Sheu and Yao-Jong Yang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:501

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  39. The rapid triage and treatment system for paediatrics (RETTS-p) has been used by the emergency medical services (EMS) in the west of Sweden since 2014. The performance of the RETTS-p in the pre-hospital settin...

    Authors: Carl Magnusson, Johan Herlitz, Thomas Karlsson, Maria Jiménez-Herrera and Christer Axelsson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:500

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  40. The neonatal period is the most vulnerable time for child survival. The declines in the neonatal mortality rate have been slower than the post-neonatal under-five mortality rate in the majority of countries. T...

    Authors: Abera Mersha, Agegnehu Bante and Shitaye Shibiru

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:499

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  41. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a highly prevalent lifelong disorder with high rates of comorbid neurodevelopmental disorders. Individuals with FASD are often exposed to abuse, neglect and foster hom...

    Authors: Cassondra Kambeitz, Marilyn G. Klug, Jacob Greenmyer, Svetlana Popova and Larry Burd

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:498

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  42. It is critically important to assess the prognostic value of NT-proBNP in the form of repeated measures among children undergoing surgery for congenital heart defects (CHD). The aim of the present study is to ...

    Authors: Fangqin Lin, Lingling Zheng, Yanqin Cui, Weidan Chen, Ramit Kumar Gupta, Huixian Li, Xinxin Chen, Huimin Xia and Huiying Liang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:497

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  43. There is a high global burden of neonatal mortality, with many newborn babies dying of preventable and treatable conditions, particularly in low and middle-income countries. Improving quality of newborn care c...

    Authors: Christiane Horwood, Lyn Haskins, Silondile Luthuli and Neil McKerrow

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:496

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  44. This study aims to investigate the application value of three-dimensional arterial spin labeling (3DASL) in investigating cerebral blood flow dynamics in full-term neonates.

    Authors: Jia-Ning Wang, Jia Li, Huai-Jun Liu, Xiao-Ping Yin, Huan Zhou, Ya-Ting Zheng, Na An, Si Liang and Zuo-Jun Geng

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:495

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  45. Colon stenosis and acute appendicitis are rare diseases among premature babies. To the best of our knowledge, no study has identified both the conditions in preterm babies.

    Authors: Takuto Naito, Hiromu Teramen, Hiroaki Hayashi, Mai Takegawa, Haruko Sakamoto, Toshihide Shimada, Koichi Ohno and Misao Yoshii

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:492

    Content type: Case report

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  46. There is increasing evidence that intrauterine environment and, consequently, growth in utero have both immediate and far-reaching consequences for health. Neonatal body composition might be a more sensitive m...

    Authors: Cornelia Wiechers, Sara Kirchhof, Christoph Maas, Christian F. Poets and Axel R. Franz

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:489

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