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  1. Several studies have investigated motor and cognitive skills in infants as well as gross motor abilities in schoolchildren treated for congenital idiopathic clubfoot, mostly indicating specific impairments in ...

    Authors: Julia Dillmann, Gudrun Schwarzer and Christian-Dominik Peterlein

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:394

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting Prevention Program (CHIRPP) is a sentinel surveillance program that collects and analyzes data on injuries and poisonings of people presenting to emergency departments (...

    Authors: Aimée Campeau, Lil Tonmyr, Erik Gulbransen, Martine Hébert, Steven McFaull and Robin Skinner

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:393

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  3. Current use of smartphone cameras by parents create opportunities for longitudinal home-video-assessments to monitor infant development. We developed and validated a home-video method for parents, enabling Ped...

    Authors: M. Boonzaaijer, F. van Wesel, J. Nuysink, M. J. M. Volman and M. J. Jongmans

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:392

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  4. Thyroid hormones are critical for growth and brain development during the newborn period and infancy. Because of delayed maturation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis in preterm infants, thyroid dysfun...

    Authors: Hye-Rim Kim, Young Hwa Jung, Chang Won Choi, Hye Rim Chung, Min-Jae Kang and Beyong Il Kim

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:391

    Content type: Research article

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  5. While the keeping of pets has been shown to protect against childhood allergic disease and obesity, less is known regarding potential associations of prenatal pet keeping and attention deficit hyperactivity di...

    Authors: Andrea E. Cassidy-Bushrow, Alexandra R. Sitarik, Tisa M. Johnson-Hooper, Jannel M. Phillips, Kyra Jones, Christine Cole Johnson and Jennifer K. Straughen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:390

    Content type: Research article

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  6. An increased number of congenital Zika virus infections with neurological and musculoskeletal malformations have been diagnosed worldwide, however, there are still several gaps in the knowledge about this infe...

    Authors: Cláudia de Paula Guimarães, Myrella Silveira Macedo, Maria Alves Barbosa, Solomar Martins Marques, Paulo Sucasas Costa and Ênio Chaves de Oliveira

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:389

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The aim of this study is to investigate whether age of infant motor milestone achievement is related to levels of physical activity (PA), weight status and blood pressure at age 4–7 years of age.

    Authors: Silvia I. Brouwer, Ronald P. Stolk and Eva Corpeleijn

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:388

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Maintaining neonatal resuscitation skills among health workers in low resource settings will require continuous quality improvement efforts. We aimed to evaluate the effect of skill drills and feedback on neon...

    Authors: Rejina Gurung, Abhishek Gurung, Avinash K. Sunny, Omkar Basnet, Shree Krishna Shrestha, Øystein Herwig Gomo, Helge Myklebust, Sakina Girnary and Ashish KC

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:387

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Diarrhea and acute respiratory infection (ARI) are major causes of child mortality. We aimed to identify risk factors associated with diarrhea and ARI among children under 2 years of age in rural northern Bang...

    Authors: Md Barkat Ullah, Malay K. Mridha, Charles D. Arnold, Susana L. Matias, Md Showkat A. Khan, Zakia Siddiqui, Mokbul Hossain, Rina Rani Paul and Kathryn G. Dewey

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:386

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Intestinal parasitic infection is diversified illness and diseases caused millions morbidity among under-five children lives in developing countries particularly vulnerable rural communities. Deworming coverag...

    Authors: Eshetu Gadisa and Kefiyalew Jote

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:385

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) in the first 6 months of life is the best and most complete option for an infant, in that supplies the vitamins and minerals the baby needs. Several studies in Iran have been cond...

    Authors: Meysam Behzadifar, Mandana Saki, Masoud Behzadifar, Mahnaz Mardani, Fatemeh Yari, Farzad Ebrahimzadeh, Hadis Majidi Mehr, Shadi Abdi Bastami and Nicola Luigi Bragazzi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:384

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is widely used in the treatment and prevention of respiratory distress in preterm neonates, with only few severe adverse skin effects reported.

    Authors: P. Zachhau, A. E. Gravergaard and H. T. Christesen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:383

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Although women working in the informal economy are a large and vulnerable group, little is known about infant feeding and childcare practices among these women. The aim of this study was to explore childcare p...

    Authors: Christiane Horwood, Lyn Haskins, Laura Alfers, Zandile Masango-Muzindutsi, Richard Dobson and Nigel Rollins

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:382

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  14. Children with sickle cell anemia (SCA) are highly susceptible to stroke and other manifestations of pediatric cerebral vasculopathy. Detailed evaluations in sub-Saharan Africa are limited.

    Authors: Nancy S. Green, Deogratias Munube, Paul Bangirana, Linda Rosset Buluma, Bridget Kebirungi, Robert Opoka, Ezekiel Mupere, Philip Kasirye, Sarah Kiguli, Annet Birabwa, Michael S. Kawooya, Samson K. Lubowa, Rogers Sekibira, Edwards Kayongo, Heather Hume, Mitchell Elkind…

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:381

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  15. Acute Respiratory infection accounts for 94,037000 disability adjusted life years and 1.9 million deaths worldwide. Acute respiratory infections is the most common causes of under-five illness and mortality. T...

    Authors: Sielu Alemayehu, Kalayou Kidanu, Tensay Kahsay and Mekuria Kassa

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:380

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Neurodevelopmental disability (NDD) is increasingly acknowledged as one of the important causes of disease burden in low income countries. None the less, there is a dearth of data on the burden of NDD and its ...

    Authors: Gertrude Namazzi, Helena Hildenwall, Paul Mubiri, Claudia Hanson, Christine Nalwadda, Margaret Nampijja, Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige, Peter Waiswa and James K. Tumwine

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:379

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Research on outcomes associated with lifestyle interventions serving pediatric populations in urban settings, where a majority have severe obesity, is scarce. This study assessed whether participation in a lif...

    Authors: Nagla S. Bayoumi, Elizabeth Helzner, Aimee Afable, Michael A. Joseph and Sarita Dhuper

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:378

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a chronic metabolic condition requiring intensive daily self-care to avoid both high and low blood glucose levels. Self-care and glycemic outcomes are particularly problematic in adole...

    Authors: Giesje Nefs, Linh Nguyen, Per Winterdijk, Esther Hartman, Theo Sas, Roos Nuboer, Ineke De Kruijff, Willie Bakker-van Waarde, Henk-Jan Aanstoot and Frans Pouwer

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:377

    Content type: Study protocol

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  19. Childhood and adolescent overweight, obesity and underweight have become an issue of grave concern to both the developed and developing countries in context of global burden of non-communicable diseases. Unhea...

    Authors: Daniel Gyamfi, Christian Obirikorang, Emmanuel Acheampong, Evans Adu Asamoah, Bernard Berko Sampong, Emmanuella Nsenbah Batu and Enoch Odame Anto

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:376

    Content type: Research article

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  20. In young children, β-thalassemia major (β-TM) is associated with potentially severe clinical characteristics, including poor growth, feeding difficulties, hepatosplenomegaly, bone metabolic disorders, and skel...

    Authors: Uet Yu, Li Chen, Xiaodong Wang, Xiaoling Zhang, Yue Li, Feiqiu Wen and Sixi Liu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:375

    Content type: Research article

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  21. To evaluate the early growth (weight and length) of HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) children from the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) program in Guangdong ...

    Authors: Bing Li, Liu-ying Tang, Zhi-qiang Wang, Shuang Gao, Yun-tao Wu, Hao-li Xu and Yuan-zhu Ma

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:374

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  22. Although the sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) may be involved in ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatic arthritis, and Behçet’s disease and participates in the systemic inflammatory process of arthritis, it is often ne...

    Authors: Po-Yu Huang, Ling-Sai Chang, Mindy Ming-Huey Guo and Ho-Chang Kuo

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:373

    Content type: Case report

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  23. The revised 2015 Canadian Guidelines requires a more specific prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) threshold for a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) diagnosis. The unintended consequences of adhering to the su...

    Authors: Susan Petryk, Muhammad A. Siddiqui, Juliet Ekeh and Mamata Pandey

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:372

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  24. Adult opioid use and neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) are growing public health problems in the United States (U.S.). Our objective was to determine how opioid use disorder treatment access impacts the relat...

    Authors: Elizabeth R. Wolf, Sebastian T. Tong, Roy T. Sabo, Steven H. Woolf, Kassie Abbinanti, James Pecsok and Alex H. Krist

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:371

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  25. No reliable and comprehensive study has been published on the incidence and epidemiological profile of meningitis in Iran from 2008 to 2014, before pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) and pentavalent vaccine ...

    Authors: Zeinab Berangi, Manoochehr Karami, Younes Mohammadi, Milad Nazarzadeh, Seyed Mohsen Zahraei, Hamidreza Javidrad and Saber Heidari

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:370

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  26. Newborn screening (NBS) for cystic fibrosis (CF) not only identifies infants with a diagnosis of CF, but also those with an uncertain diagnosis of cystic fibrosis (CF), i.e. CF transmembrane conductance regula...

    Authors: Chee Y. Ooi, Rosie Sutherland, Carlo Castellani, Katherine Keenan, Margaret Boland, Joe Reisman, Candice Bjornson, Mark A. Chilvers, Richard van Wylick, Steven Kent, April Price, Dimas Mateos-Corral, Daniel Hughes, Melinda Solomon, Peter Zuberbuhler, Janna Brusky…

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:369

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  27. Aspiration of grass inflorescences is an extremely rare phenomenon with potential diagnostic difficulties. Due to its special shape, each coughing and respiratory action helps its migration towards the periphe...

    Authors: Anna Rieth, Tamás Kovács, Zoltán Novák, Katalin Kapus, Aurél Ottlakán, Tibor Németh and József Furák

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:368

    Content type: Case report

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  28. The endemicity of hepatitis B virus (HBV) prompted the systematic immunization of newborns in Cameroon since 2005. In the frame of a considerable burden of HIV/HBV co-infection (17.5%), monitoring HBV among ch...

    Authors: Fokam Joseph, Kamga Wouambo Rodrigue, Tchatchouang Serges, Nguwoh Philippe Salomon, Taheu Ngounouh Christian, Tommo Tchouaket Michel Carlos, Fosso Samuel, Njom-Nlend Anne-Esther, Vittorio Colizzi and Nkenfou Nguefeu Celine

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:366

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  29. Phenotypic difference is general in Mendelian disease. Due to the extremely low incidence for a single disease, phenotype spectrum needs to be expanded. Meanwhile, earlier knowledge says patients who suffered ...

    Authors: Yan Zhang, Yi Zhang, Victor Wei Zhang, Chunyi Zhang, Hongke Ding and Aihua Yin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:364

    Content type: Case report

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  30. Most extremely low gestational age neonates (ELGANS, postmenstrual age at birth (PMA) < 28 completed weeks) require supplemental oxygen and experience frequent intermittent hypoxemic and hyperoxemic episodes. ...

    Authors: Christian A. Maiwald, Hendrik J. Niemarkt, Christian F. Poets, Michael S. Urschitz, Jochem König, Helmut Hummler, Dirk Bassler, Corinna Engel and Axel R. Franz

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:363

    Content type: Study protocol

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  31. The nonmedical use of prescribed medicines among adolescents has increased significantly in recent years. Our study was designed to describe the prevalence of the nonmedical use of tranquilizers, sedatives, an...

    Authors: Pilar Carrasco-Garrido, Isabel Jiménez-Trujillo, Valentín Hernández-Barrera, Nazaret Alonso-Fernández, Soledad García-Gómez-Heras and Domingo Palacios-Ceña

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:362

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  32. The microorganism present in breast milk, added to other factors, determine the colonization of infants. The objective of the present study is to evaluate the safety, tolerance and effects of the consumption o...

    Authors: J. Maldonado, M. Gil-Campos, J. A. Maldonado-Lobón, M. R. Benavides, K. Flores-Rojas, R. Jaldo, I. Jiménez del Barco, V. Bolívar, A. D. Valero, E. Prados, I. Peñalver and M. Olivares

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:361

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  33. In Reunion Island, a French overseas department, the burden of preterm birth and perinatal mortality exceed those observed in mainland France, despite similar access to standard perinatal care. The purpose of ...

    Authors: Anais Godeluck, Patrick Gérardin, Victorine Lenclume, Corinne Mussard, Pierre-Yves Robillard, Sylvain Sampériz, Valérie Benhammou, Patrick Truffert, Pierre-Yves Ancel and Duksha Ramful

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:360

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  34. Active monitoring of hospitalised adults, using handheld electronic physiological surveillance systems, is associated with reduced in-patient mortality in the UK. Potential also exists to improve the recogniti...

    Authors: Gerri Sefton, Bernie Carter, Steven Lane, Matthew Peak, Ceu Mateus, Jen Preston, Fulya Mehta, Bruce Hollingsworth, Roger Killen and Enitan D. Carrol

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:359

    Content type: Study protocol

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  35. Clubfoot is a treatable abnormality that can be managed with early intervention. However, there is a lack of public knowledge regarding clubfoot, which can delay treatment. This study aimed to assess the publi...

    Authors: Abdulmonem Alsiddiky, Salman Alrwibaah, Abdulrahman Alqahtani, Abdulmalek Alnujidi, Abdullah Alhomaidhi, Abdulla Almasoud and Raheef Alatassi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:358

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Relationships with others can have an impact on the attitudes of new mums to the obesity-related behaviours of their children. The aim of this study was to understand the degree to which other new mums (from t...

    Authors: Adrian J. Cameron, Emma Charlton, Adam Walsh, Kylie Hesketh and Karen Campbell

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:357

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Newborn screening (NBS) for cystic fibrosis (CF) improves nutritional outcomes. Despite early dietetic intervention some children fail to grow optimally. We report growth from birth to 2 years in a cohort of c...

    Authors: K. D. Patterson, T. Kyriacou, M. Desai, W. D. Carroll and F. J. Gilchrist

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:356

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The original publication of this article was published in error before the text of the article had been finalised. The article has now been corrected. The publisher apologizes for the inconvenience caused to t...

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    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:355

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    The original article was published in BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:269

  39. Hydroxyurea (HU) is recommended as standard practice for youth with sickle cell disease (SCD). Yet, despite its efficacy, HU adherence in adolescents and young adults is often poor. Poor medication adherence i...

    Authors: Arlene Smaldone, Deepa Manwani, Banu Aygun, Kim Smith-Whitley, Haomiao Jia, Jean-Marie Bruzzese, Sally Findley, Joshua Massei and Nancy S. Green

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:354

    Content type: Study protocol

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  40. Incontinentia Pigmenti is a rare disease affecting multiple organs. Fifty of patients show affection of the eye with retinopathy and possible amaurosis being the worst outcome. Treatment has commonly been panr...

    Authors: S. Kunzmann, T. Ngyuen, A. Stahl, J. M. Walz, M. M. Nentwich, C. P. Speer and K. Ruf

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:353

    Content type: Case report

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  41. Pediatric ulcerative colitis (UC) is typically more extensive and has a more active disease course than adult UC, and requires early treatment augmentation to achieve and maintain disease remission. The presen...

    Authors: Hitoshi Tajiri, Katsuhiro Arai, Seiichi Kagimoto, Reiko Kunisaki, Nobuyuki Hida, Noriko Sato, Hiroshi Yamada, Mieko Nagano, Yutaka Susuta, Kunihiko Ozaki, Kazuoki Kondo and Toshifumi Hibi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:351

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  42. The symptoms of meningitis which include fever, headache, photophobia and irritability along with abducens nerve palsy pose a diagnostic dilemma requiring urgent attention. Here we report how such a dilemma wa...

    Authors: A. S. Athapathu, E. R. S. Bandara, A. A. H. S. Aruppala, K. M. A. U. Chandrapala and Sachith Mettananda

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:350

    Content type: Case report

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  43. Neonatal intrahepatic cholestasis caused by citrin deficiency (NICCD) is an autosomal recessive disorder and one of the most common inherent causes of cholestatic jaundice in Asian infants. Mutations in the SLC25...

    Authors: Linlin Zhang, Yingying Li, Wenli Shi, Jinshuang Gao, Yuan Tian, Ying Li, Yaqing Guo, Shihong Cui and Xiaoan Zhang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:348

    Content type: Case report

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  44. DNA ligase IV deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by hypomorphic mutations in the DNA ligase IV (LIG4) gene. DNA ligase IV is an essential protein for the development of a healthy immune s...

    Authors: Sarah Schober, Karin Schilbach, Michaela Doering, Karin M. Cabanillas Stanchi, Ursula Holzer, Patrick Kasteleiner, Jens Schittenhelm, Juergen F. Schaefer, Ingo Mueller, Peter Lang and Rupert Handgretinger

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:346

    Content type: Case report

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:470

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