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This section considers studies regarding all aspects of neonatal health, disease, care, and outcomes.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    The point prevalence of Clostridium difficile stool shedding in hospitalized infants from two neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) was examined utilizing standard clinical testing compared with duplex PCR to ide...

    Authors: Andrea Green Hines, Alison Freifeld, Xing Zhao, Ann Anderson Berry, Lynne Willett, Peter C. Iwen and Kari A. Simonsen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:137

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    Therapeutic hypothermia is neuroprotective in asphyxiated neonates by counteracting mechanisms contributing to brain injury. Although an initial increased permeability is part of an inflammatory reaction and t...

    Authors: Hans Jørgen Timm Guthe, Torbjørn Nedrebø, Jan Kristian Damås, Helge Wiig and Ansgar Berg

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:82

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Orally administered sucrose is effective and safe in reducing pain intensity during single, tissue-damaging procedures in neonates, and is commonly recommended in neonatal pain guidelines. However, there is wi...

    Authors: Bonnie Stevens, Janet Yamada, Marsha Campbell-Yeo, Sharyn Gibbins, Denise Harrison, Kimberley Dionne, Anna Taddio, Carol McNair, Andrew Willan, Marilyn Ballantyne, Kimberley Widger, Souraya Sidani, Carole Estabrooks, Anne Synnes, Janet Squires, Charles Victor…

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:85

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  4. Content type: Study protocol

    In critically ill (preterm) neonates, central venous catheters (CVCs) are increasingly used for administration of medication or parenteral nutrition. A serious complication, however, is the development of cath...

    Authors: Jeanine J. Sol, Moniek van de Loo, Marit Boerma, Klasien A. Bergman, Albertine E. Donker, Mark A. H. B. M. van der Hoeven, Christiaan V. Hulzebos, Ronny Knol, K. Djien Liem, Richard A. van Lingen, Enrico Lopriore, Monique H. Suijker, Daniel C. Vijlbrief, Remco Visser, Margreet A. Veening, Mirjam M. van Weissenbruch…

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:84

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Units represent a heavily transfused population, and are the focus of much research interest. Such research commonly relies on custom research databases or routinely collecte...

    Authors: Jillian A. Patterson, Jennifer R. Bowen, Sally Francis and Jane B. Ford

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:86

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In the last 20 years, the chances for intact survival for extremely preterm infants have increased in high income countries. Decisions about withholding or withdrawing intensive care remain a major challenge i...

    Authors: Hans Ulrich Bucher, Sabine D. Klein, Manya J. Hendriks, Ruth Baumann-Hölzle, Thomas M. Berger, Jürg C. Streuli and Jean-Claude Fauchère

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:81

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  7. Content type: Research article

    What constitutes a hemodynamically relevant patent ductus arteriosus (hrPDA) in preterm infants is unclear. Different clinical and echocardiographic parameters are used, but a gold standard definition is lacking.

    Authors: Christoph E. Schwarz, Antonio Preusche, Martin Wolf, Christian F. Poets and Axel R. Franz

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:66

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  8. Content type: Research article

    To explore the associations between histologic chorioamnionitis with brain injury, maturation and size on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of preterm infants at term equivalent age.

    Authors: Claire Granger, Alicia J. Spittle, Jennifer Walsh, Jan Pyman, Peter J. Anderson, Deanne K. Thompson, Katherine J. Lee, Lee Coleman, Charuta Dagia, Lex W. Doyle and Jeanie Cheong

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:63

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Neonatal nonoliguric hyperkalemia (NOHK) is a metabolic abnormality that occurs in extremely premature neonates at approximately 24 h after birth and is mainly due to the immature functioning of the sodium (Na+)/...

    Authors: Kenichi Tanaka, Hiroko Mori, Rieko Sakamoto, Shirou Matsumoto, Hiroshi Mitsubuchi, Kimitoshi Nakamura and Masanori Iwai

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:55

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  10. Content type: Research article

    When breastfeeding is not possible, infants are fed formulas (IF) in which lipids are usually of plant origin. However, the use of dairy fat in combination with plant oils enables a lipid profile closer to bre...

    Authors: Maria Lorella Gianni, Paola Roggero, Charlotte Baudry, Catherine Fressange-Mazda, Claudio Galli, Carlo Agostoni, Pascale le Ruyet and Fabio Mosca

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:53

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Skin to skin contact (SSC) at birth is the standard of care for newborns without risk factors. However, implementation of SSC at birth has been far from optimal. A qualitative study was undertaken to determine...

    Authors: Amala James Alenchery, Joanne Thoppil, Carl Denis Britto, Jimena Villar de Onis, Lavina Fernandez and P. N. Suman Rao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:48

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Double gallbladder is a rare biliary anomaly. Perinatal diagnosis of the disorder has been reported in only 6 cases, and in 5 of them the diagnosis was based on ultrasound imaging only. However, the ultrasound...

    Authors: Umberto Maggi, Giorgio Farris, Alessandra Carnevali, Irene Borzani, Paola Clerici, Massimo Agosti, Giorgio Rossi and Ernesto Leva

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:38

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Late-onset sepsis in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants is a diagnostic challenge. We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic utility of the C-Reactive protein (CRP) and the complete blood count (CBC) for late-onse...

    Authors: Marc Beltempo, Isabelle Viel-Thériault, Roseline Thibeault, Anne-Sophie Julien and Bruno Piedboeuf

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:16

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  14. Content type: Research article

    When breastfeeding is not possible, infants are fed formulas in which lipids are usually of plant origin. However, the use of dairy fat in combination with plant oils enables a lipid profile in formula closer ...

    Authors: Maria Lorella Gianni, Paola Roggero, Charlotte Baudry, Catherine Fressange-Mazda, Pascale le Ruyet and Fabio Mosca

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:10

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  15. 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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  16. Content type: Research article

    Hyperbilirubinaemia is a major cause of neonatal morbidity. Early identification of those infants most at risk might allow the development of targeted primary preventative therapy and follow-up. The objective ...

    Authors: Kelsey D. J. Jones, S E. Grossman, Dharshini Kumaranayakam, Arati Rao, Greg Fegan and Narendra Aladangady

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:186

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  17. Content type: Study protocol

    The Bernese Pain Scale for Neonates (BPSN) is a multidimensional pain assessment tool that is already widely used in clinical settings in the German speaking areas of Europe. Recent findings indicate that pain...

    Authors: Eva Cignacco, Karin Schenk, Bonnie Stevens, Liliane Stoffel, Dirk Bassler, Sven Schulzke and Mathias Nelle

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2017 17:171

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2016 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.071 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.516 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.290 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.160 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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