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  1. Content type: Case report

    Congenital chloride diarrhea (CCD, OMIM 214700) is a rare autosomal recessively inherited condition characterized by watery diarrhea, hypochloremia and metabolic alkalosis. Mutations of the solute carrier family ...

    Authors: Éva Dávid, Dóra Török, Katalin Farkas, Nikoletta Nagy, Emese Horváth, Zsuzsanna Kiss, György Oroszlán, Márta Balogh and Márta Széll

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:16

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  2. Content type: Research article

    In Middle Europe ultrasonography is the standard method used to screen for developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants. Our aim was to determine whether manual fixation of the child is equivalent to Graf’s t...

    Authors: Peter Voitl, Christian Sebelefsky, Sara Hosner, Astrid Woditschka, Susanne Diesner and Andreas Böck

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:14

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Although therapeutic hypothermia improves the outcome of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), its efficacy is still limited. This preliminary study evaluates the safety and feasibility of the combin...

    Authors: Miho Nonomura, Sayaka Harada, Yuki Asada, Hisako Matsumura, Hiroko Iwami, Yuko Tanaka and Hiroyuki Ichiba

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:13

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  4. Content type: Review

    Physical activity (PA) is associated with a diverse range of health benefits. International guidelines suggest that children should be participating in a minimum of 60 min of moderate to vigorous intensity PA ...

    Authors: Sarah L. West, Laura Banks, Jane E. Schneiderman, Jessica E. Caterini, Samantha Stephens, Gillian White, Shilpa Dogra and Greg D. Wells

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:12

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The identification of sepsis in children varies depending on the definition used. Our purpose was to compare clinical data and outcome of atypical sepsis, manifested as having sepsis but not fulfilling the cri...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Wang, Xiaofei Lin, Hongni Yue, Niranjan Kissoon and Bo Sun

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:11

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  6. Content type: Study protocol

    A substantial proportion of the school-age population experience cognitive-related learning difficulties. Not all children who struggle at school receive a diagnosis, yet their problems are sufficient to warra...

    Authors: Joni Holmes, Annie Bryant and Susan Elizabeth Gathercole

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:10

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Adolescent communication with parents is paramount to reduce sexual health problems. Currently, there is a shortage of information on adolescent-parent communication in Ethiopia in general and study area in pa...

    Authors: Samuel Kusheta, Belay Bancha, Yitagesu Habtu, Degefa Helamo and Samuel Yohannes

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:9

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine is effective in reducing the burden of Hib related diseases, but little is known about factors influencing the uptake of Hib vaccine. This study aimed to assess the upt...

    Authors: Ya Yang, Yingjian Wang, Dongjian Yang, Shurong Dong, Yu Yang, Xu Zhu, Yue Chen, Yibiao Zhou and Qingwu Jiang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:8

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  9. Content type: Research article

    In spite of surplus food production, in Amhara region, a significant number of children had under-nutrition. Investigating factors associated with under-nutrition in food secured households is crucial to desig...

    Authors: Yeshalem Mulugeta Demilew and Abiot Tefera Alem

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:7

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Extravasation injuries are caused by unintended leakages of fluids or medicines from intravenous lines but there is no consensus on the best treatment approaches, particularly in infants and young children.

    Authors: Mark Corbett, David Marshall, Melissa Harden, Sam Oddie, Robert Phillips and William McGuire

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:6

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Early childhood educators greatly influence young children’s physical activity and screen-viewing behaviours in childcare. However, educators have requested additional training in physical activity programming...

    Authors: Brianne A. Bruijns, Kristi B. Adamo, Shauna M. Burke, Valerie Carson, Jennifer D. Irwin, Patti-Jean Naylor, Brian W. Timmons, Leigh M. Vanderloo and Patricia Tucker

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:5

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumour cerebri syndrome (PTCS), is characterized by the presence of signs and symptoms of raised intracranial pressure without evidence of any in...

    Authors: Laura Maffeis, Robertino Dilena, Sophie Guez, Francesca Menni, Cristina Bana, Silvia Osnaghi, Giorgio Carrabba and Paola Marchisio

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:4

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Many newborns may need to be hospitalized and receive drugs during the first days of their lives. These drugs are fundamentally prescribed as off-label and unlicensed. This study aimed to investigate the amoun...

    Authors: Leila Kouti, Maryam Aletayeb, Seyyed Mohammad Hassan Aletayeb, Amir Kamal Hardani and Kaveh Eslami

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:3

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a devastating disease of intestinal inflammation that primarily affects premature infants. A potential risk factor for necrotizing enterocolitis is exposure of the premature ...

    Authors: Ye Yang, Emilee Rader, Michele Peters-Carr, Rebecca C. Bent, Jennifer T. Smilowitz, Karen Guillemin and Bethany Rader

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:2

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  15. Content type: Research article

    There is growing scientific evidence supports a link between increased childhood adiposity and early onset of puberty in girls worldwide in recent decades. However, the data from Chinese girls remain ambiguous...

    Authors: Qiguo Lian, Yanyan Mao, Shan Luo, Shucheng Zhang, Xiaowen Tu, Xiayun Zuo, Chaohua Lou and Weijin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2019 19:1

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Although poor complementary feeding is associated with poor child growth, nutrition interventions only have modest impact on child growth, due to high burden of infections. We aimed to assess the association o...

    Authors: Jaden Bendabenda, Noel Patson, Lotta Hallamaa, John Mbotwa, Charles Mangani, John Phuka, Elizabeth L. Prado, Yin Bun Cheung, Ulla Ashorn, Kathryn G. Dewey, Per Ashorn and Kenneth Maleta

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:396

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Childhood stunting, defined as the height-for-age standardized score lower than minus two, is one of the key indicators for assessing well-being and health of a child; and can be used for monitoring child heal...

    Authors: Nisachol Cetthakrikul, Chompoonut Topothai, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, Kanjana Tisayaticom, Supon Limwattananon and Viroj Tangcharoensathien

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:395

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Malnutrition has been responsible directly or indirectly for 10.9 million deaths worldwide annually among children under five. Childhood malnutrition is highly related to poor nutritional quality diet in devel...

    Authors: Degnet Teferi Asres, Amanuel Nana and Girma Nega

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:394

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  19. Content type: Research article

    In French Guiana, pregnant women may be exposed to infectious, environmental, and social risks leading to congenital malformation. The objective of the study was to study mortality rates from congenital malfor...

    Authors: Mathieu Nacher, Véronique Lambert, Anne Favre, Gabriel Carles and Narcisse Elenga

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:393

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The assessment of ear pain is challenging in young, mostly preverbal children. Our aim was to investigate whether pain scales are useful tools for parents to detect pain in their young children with the suspic...

    Authors: Johanna M. Uitti, Sanna Salanterä, Miia K. Laine, Paula A. Tähtinen and Aino Ruohola

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:392

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Excessive and inappropriate use of antibiotics in hospitalised patients contributes to the development and spread of antibiotic resistance. Implementing a stewardship programme to curb the problem requires inf...

    Authors: Appiah-Korang Labi, Noah Obeng-Nkrumah, Gifty Sunkwa-Mills, Antoinette Bediako-Bowan, Christiana Akufo, Stephanie Bjerrum, Enid Owusu, Christabel Enweronu-Laryea, Japheth Awuletey Opintan, Jorgen Anders Lindholm Kurtzhals and Mercy Jemima Newman

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:391

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Admissions of infants in England have increased substantially but there is little evidence whether this is across the first year or predominately in neonates; and for all or for specific causes. We aimed to ch...

    Authors: Eleanor Jones, Beck Taylor, Gavin Rudge, Christine MacArthur, Deepthi Jyothish, Doug Simkiss and Carole Cummins

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:390

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  23. Content type: Research article

    There have been few studies focused on the prevalence, bacterial etiology, antibiotic resistance, and genetic background of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) in children with acute otitis media (AOM) in China.

    Authors: Yan Ling Ding, Jinjian Fu, Jichang Chen, Sheng Fu Mo, Shaolin Xu, Nan Lin, Peixu Qin and Eric McGrath

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:388

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The primary objective of this study was to report on the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care testing (POCT) for procalcitonin (PCT) in identifying invasive bacterial infections in young infants. Invasive bact...

    Authors: Thomas Waterfield, Julie-Ann Maney, Martin Hanna, Derek Fairley and Michael D. Shields

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:387

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  25. Content type: Case report

    The clinical features and laboratory parameters of patients with Kawasaki disease (KD) and systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) occasionally overlap. Therefore, serum levels of cytokine and ferritin a...

    Authors: Takanori Noto, Hiroki Seto, Junji Fukuhara, Masao Murabayashi, Akihiro Yachie, Mamoru Ayusawa and Ichiro Morioka

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:386

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The transanastomotic feeding tube (TAFT) is widely used around the world in patients with esophageal atresia (EA). However, the safety of the use of TAFT is still unknown and remains to be clarified.

    Authors: Chuan Wang, Liwei Feng, Yanan Li and Yi Ji

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:385

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Children’s preferences for cariogenic foods and/or drinks has been proven to be associated with exposure to advertisements. This study aimed to assess and compare the proportion of cariogenic food and /or drin...

    Authors: Amit Arora, Caroline M. Bowman, Stephanie J. P. Chow, Jack Thepsourinthone, Sameer Bhole and Narendar Manohar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:384

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Vaccination is still one of the most important methods to control and prevent childhood infections including diphtheria and pertussis. This study evaluated the level of diphtheria (DT) and pertussis (PT)-relat...

    Authors: Qinghong Meng, Lijun Li, Wei Shi, Qing Wang, Mingjie Ding, Yanqin Liu, Xiang Ma and Kaihu Yao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:383

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  29. Content type: Case report

    Mediastinal teratoma is uncommon in children. It can be very difficult to diagnose especially in early stage. Rarely, teratoma may rupture into adjacent structures and lead to lung lesions or pleuritis. The ma...

    Authors: Jinrong Liu, Baolin Tian, Qi Zeng, Chenghao Chen, Chunju Zhou, Huimin Li, Yuelin Shen and Shunying Zhao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:382

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Recent National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) CG149 guidelines suggest considering performing a lumbar puncture (LP) to investigate for meningitis in early-onset sepsis in a neonate when a C-...

    Authors: Jonathan P. Sturgeon, Beatrice Zanetti and Dwight Lindo

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:380

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Research suggests that an immigrant paradox exists where those who were not born in the United States (1st generation) have significantly better health than those who were born in the U.S. (2nd generation or more...

    Authors: Anna E. Epperson, Jan L. Wallander, Marc N. Elliott and Mark A. Schuster

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:379

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Group B Streptococcus (GBS) that asymptomatically colonizing the recto-vaginal area of women is the most important cause of neonatal colonization. There is paucity of evidence about newborn colonization with GBS ...

    Authors: Mucheye Gizachew, Moges Tiruneh, Feleke Moges, Mulat Adefris, Zemene Tigabu and Belay Tessema

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:378

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  33. Content type: Case report

    Cardiac tumors are uncommon in the pediatric population. When present, cardiac manifestations stem from the tumor causing inflow or outflow obstruction. While common in adults, cardiac myxomas presenting with ...

    Authors: Eduardo Macias, Elizabeth Nieman, Kentaro Yomogida, Orlando Petrucci, Cylen Javidan, Kevin Baszis and Shafkat Anwar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:373

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a leading cause of death in preterm infants. Neonates weighing <1500 grams are at the highest risk for acquiring NEC, with a prevalence of nearly 7-10%, mortality up to 30%, ...

    Authors: Srikanth Ravisankar, Rodney Tatum, Parvesh M. Garg, Maja Herco, Prem S. Shekhawat and Yan-Hua Chen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:372

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  35. Content type: Case report

    The diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (OGIB) which is defined as bleeding of unknown origin of the small bowel by routine evaluation in childhood is a challenge.

    Authors: Jiande Chen, Bin Zhang, Zhilong Yan, Huaying Zhao, Kaihua Yang, Yong Yin and Lirong Jiang

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:371

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Infectious diseases in children living in resource-limited settings are often presumptively managed on the basis of clinical signs and symptoms. Malaria is an exception. However, the interpretation of clinical...

    Authors: Francois Kiemde, Massa dit Achille Bonko, Marc Christian Tahita, Palpouguini Lompo, Halidou Tinto, Petra F. Mens, Henk D. F. H. Schallig and Michael Boele van Hensbroek

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:370

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  37. Content type: Case report

    Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection leads to sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and neurodevelopmental delays. However, the long-term outcomes of cCMV infection with severe neurological manifestations i...

    Authors: Eisuke Suganuma, Akira Oka, Hideaki Sakata, Nodoka Adachi, Satoshi Asanuma, Eiji Oguma, Akira Yamaguchi, Mihoko Furuichi, Yoji Uejima, Satoshi Sato, Tadamasa Takano, Yutaka Kawano, Risa Tanaka, Takashi Arai and Tsutomu Oh-Ishi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:369

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  38. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the association between markers of insulin metabolism and carotid intima-media thickness(cIMT) among overweight and obese children and adolescents.

    Authors: Golaleh Asghari, Pooneh Dehghan, Parvin Mirmiran, Emad Yuzbashian, Maryam Mahdavi, Maryam Tohidi, Tirang R. Neyestani, Farhad Hosseinpanah and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:368

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Substance use and abuse by young adolescents has become a serious issue for public health services, and several socio-environmental factors can influence how vulnerable a young adolescent may be to their appea...

    Authors: Alessandra Buja, Luigi Gallimberti, Sonia Chindamo, Camilla Lion, Alberto Terraneo, Michele Rivera, Elena Marini, Luis Javier Gomez-Perez, Emanuele Scafato and Vincenzo Baldo

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:367

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Slowing eating rate using the Mandolean® previously helped obese adolescents to self-select smaller portion sizes, with no reduction in satiety, and enhanced ghrelin suppression. The objective of this pilot, r...

    Authors: Elanor C. Hinton, Laura A. Birch, John Barton, Jeffrey M. P. Holly, Kalina M. Biernacka, Sam D. Leary, Aileen Wilson, Olivia S. Byrom and Julian P. Hamilton-Shield

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:366

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Disclosure of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) to infected older children and adolescents is essential for both personal health maintenance and HIV prevention within the larger population. Non-disclosure of ...

    Authors: Anna Hayfron-Benjamin, Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah, Stephen Ayisi-Addo, Peter Mate Siakwa and Sylvia Mupepi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:365

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Adolescents with overweight and obesity report various motivations for weight loss other than the desire for better health. However, there is little evidence regarding the main motivations for weight loss in a...

    Authors: David Franciole Oliveira Silva, Karine Cavalcanti Maurício Sena-Evangelista, Clélia Oliveira Lyra, Lucia Fátima Campos Pedrosa, Ricardo Fernando Arrais and Severina Carla Vieira Cunha Lima

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:364

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Pediatric pain is associated to patient weight and demographics in specialized settings, but pain prevalence and its associated patient attributes in general pediatric outpatient care are unknown. Our objectiv...

    Authors: Randall W. Grout, Rachel Thompson-Fleming, Aaron E. Carroll and Stephen M. Downs

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:363

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