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General pediatric medicine and surgery

Section Edited by Kusum Menon

This section considers studies of general medicine and surgical intervention in children and adolescents.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Low vitamin D levels have been linked to the risk of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children. Although adenotonsillar hypertrophy (ATH) is the major contributor to childhood SDB, the relationship between ...

    Authors: Ji-Hyeon Shin, Byung-Guk Kim, Boo Young Kim, Soo Whan Kim, Sung Won Kim and Hojong Kim

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:196

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Fever phobia is still a major issue in paediatrics. We report knowledge of a sample of Italian paediatricians performed six years after the release of the Italian guidelines for the management of fever in chil...

    Authors: Elena Chiappini, Antonina Marta Cangelosi, Paolo Becherucci, Monica Pierattelli, Luisa Galli and Maurizio de Martino

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:194

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 7 (IGFBP-7) are suggested to be biomarkers for predicting acute kidney injury (AKI). We compared them with proposed AKI biomar...

    Authors: Zhenjiang Bai, Fang Fang, Zhong Xu, Chunjiu Lu, Xueqin Wang, Jiao Chen, Jian Pan, Jian Wang and Yanhong Li

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:192

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Erythema migrans (EM) is the most common manifestation of Lyme borreliosis (LB), caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. The infection can disseminate into the nervous system and cause Lyme neur...

    Authors: Kesia Backman and Barbro H. Skogman

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:189

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Although it is well established that family-centered education is critical to managing childhood asthma, the information needs of parents of children with asthma are not being met through current educational a...

    Authors: Mandy M. Archibald, Lisa Hartling, Samina Ali, Vera Caine and Shannon D. Scott

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:186

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  6. Content type: Debate

    Network meta-analysis (NMA) is a powerful analytic tool that allows simultaneous comparison between several management/treatment alternatives even when direct comparisons of the alternatives (such as the case ...

    Authors: Reem Al Khalifah, Ivan D. Florez, Gordon Guyatt and Lehana Thabane

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:180

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  7. Content type: Research article

    It has been described that the incidence of testicular microlithiasis is high in several congenital disorders which may be associated with testicular impairment and infertility. Several reports have shown that...

    Authors: Michiko Nakamura, Kimihiko Moriya, Yoko Nishimura, Mutsumi Nishida, Yusuke Kudo, Yukiko Kanno, Takeya Kitta, Masafumi Kon and Nobuo Shinohara

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:179

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The new combination of DTwP-HB-Hib vaccines has been developed in Indonesia following World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation and integrated into national immunization program. The aims of the study wer...

    Authors: Hartono Gunardi, Kusnandi Rusmil, Eddy Fadlyana, Soedjatmiko, Meita Dhamayanti, Rini Sekartini, Rodman Tarigan, Hindra Irawan Satari, Bernie Endyarni Medise, Rini Mulia Sari, Novilia Sjafri Bachtiar, Cissy B. Kartasasmita and Sri Rezeki S. Hadinegoro

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:177

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  9. Content type: Research article

    To measure rates of parental-report of allergic disorders and ED presentations for allergic disorders in children, and to describe factors associated with either.

    Authors: Gerben Keijzers, Amy Sweeny, Julia Crilly, Norm Good, Cate M. Cameron, Gabor Mihala, Rani Scott and Paul A. Scuffham

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:169

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  10. Content type: Case report

    In biliary atresia, the disease process of obliterative cholangiopathy may begin in the perinatal period; however, no chronological evidence exists on how the cholangiopathy progresses to biliary obliteration.

    Authors: Tsugumichi Koshinaga, Kensuke Ohashi, Kakou Ono, Hide Kaneda and Takeshi Furuya

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:158

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  11. Content type: Case report

    Meconium peritonitis is an infrequent congenital disease usually caused by perforation of the fetal digestive tract. Meconium peritonitis resulting from intrauterine appendiceal perforation has been rarely rep...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Yeming Wu, Wenbin Guan, Wenbo Yan, Yuhua Li, Jin Fang and Jun Wang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:162

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Victims and perpetrators of child abuse do not typically self-report to child protection services, therefore responsibility of detection and reporting falls on the others. Knowledge on child protection is esse...

    Authors: M. G. Sathiadas, Arunath Viswalingam and Karunya Vijayaratnam

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:152

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The Republic of Malawi is creating a country-wide system of 28 One-Stop Centres (known as ‘Chikwanekwanes’ - ‘everything under one roof’) to provide medical, legal and psychosocial services for survivors of ch...

    Authors: Yabwile Mulambia, Aaron J. Miller, Geraldine MacDonald and Neil Kennedy

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:145

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Neonatal seizures remain a significant clinical problem, and therapeutic options are still not diverse with limited efficacy. Levetiracetam (LEV) is a relatively new and wide spectrum anti-seizure medication w...

    Authors: Ji Yoon Han, Chung Joon Moon, Young Ah Youn, In Kyung Sung and In Goo Lee

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:131

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Paediatric Early Warning Scores (PEWS) are increasingly being used for early identification and management of clinical deterioration in paediatric patients. A PEWS system includes scores, cut-off points and ap...

    Authors: J. F. de Groot, N. Damen, E. de Loos, L. van de Steeg, L. Koopmans, P. Rosias, M. Bruijn, J. Goorhuis and C. Wagner

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:128

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Chylopericardium effusion is characterized by the accumulation of milky effusion in the pericardium. It is often idiopathic but it can be secondary to trauma, chest radiation, tuberculosis and malignancy. If c...

    Authors: Yu-lin Kang, Yun Cui, Ying Wu, Shen Hao, Xin-yu Kuang, Yu-cai Zhang, Wen-yan Huang and Guang-hua Zhu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:127

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