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  1. Content type: Research article

    Middle ear disease (otitis media) is common and frequently severe in Australian Aboriginal children. There have not been any recent large-scale surveys using clear definitions and a standardised middle ear ass...

    Authors: Peter S Morris, Amanda J Leach, Peter Silberberg, Gabrielle Mellon, Cate Wilson, Elizabeth Hamilton and Jemima Beissbarth

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:27

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  2. Content type: Study protocol

    In children with severe generalized cerebral palsy, pneumonias are a major health issue. Malnutrition, dysphagia, gastro-oesophageal reflux, impaired respiratory function and constipation are hypothesized risk...

    Authors: Rebekka Veugelers, Elsbeth AC Calis, Corine Penning, Arianne Verhagen, Roos Bernsen, Jan Bouquet, Marc A Benninga, Peter JFM Merkus, Hubertus GM Arets, Dick Tibboel and Heleen M Evenhuis

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:25

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is believed to be more common in adult males as compared to females. It also has been shown in adults to be more common in Caucasians. We wanted to determine ethnicity an...

    Authors: Dena Nazer, Ronald Thomas and Vasundhara Tolia

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:24

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Information is lacking on the effects of congenital toxoplasmosis on development, behavior, and impairment in later childhood, as well as on parental concerns and anxiety. This information is important for cou...

    Authors: Katherine Freeman, Alison Salt, Andrea Prusa, Gunilla Malm, Nicole Ferret, Wilma Buffolano, Dorthe Schmidt, Hooi Kuan Tan and Ruth E Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:23

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Nosocomial infection (NI), particularly with positive blood or cerebrospinal fluid bacterial cultures, is a major cause of morbidity in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). Rates of NI appear to vary substan...

    Authors: Khalid Aziz, Douglas D McMillan, Wayne Andrews, Margaret Pendray, Zhenguo Qiu, Stella Karuri and Shoo K Lee

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:22

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  6. Content type: Research article

    We aimed to determine how response to a parent-completed postal questionnaire measuring development, behaviour, impairment, and parental concerns and anxiety, varies in different European centres.

    Authors: A Salt, K Freeman, A Prusa, N Ferret, W Buffolano, G Malm, D Schmidt, HK Tan and RE Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:21

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Induced mutagenesis in utero is likely to have life-long repercussions for the exposed fetus, affecting survival, birth weight and susceptibility to both childhood and adult-onset diseases, such as cancer. In the...

    Authors: Stephen G Grant

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:20

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Determination of PC20-FEV1 during Methacholine bronchial provocation test (MCT) is considered to be impossible in preschool children, as it requires repetitive spirometry sets. The aim of this study was to assess...

    Authors: Lea Bentur, Raphael Beck, Nael Elias, Asher Barak, Ori Efrati, Yaacov Yahav and Daphna Vilozni

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:19

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  9. Content type: Research article

    For treatment of Graf class IIb dysplastic hips at walking onset a treatment concept with abduction splints allowing patterns as walking and crawling under constant abduction control was investigated. However,...

    Authors: Henning Windhagen, Fritz Thorey, Heinrich Kronewid, Thomas Pressel, Dieter Herold and Christina Stukenborg-Colsman

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:17

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  10. Content type: Research article

    It is unclear why some children with acute otitis media (AOM) have poor outcomes. Our aim was to describe the clinical course of AOM and the associated bacterial nasopharyngeal colonisation in a high-risk popu...

    Authors: Katherine B Gibney, Peter S Morris, Jonathan R Carapetis, Susan A Skull, Heidi C Smith-Vaughan, Elizabeth Stubbs and Amanda J Leach

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:16

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Growth-enhancing hormone treatment is considered a possible intervention in short but otherwise healthy adolescents. Although height gain is an obvious measure for evaluating hormone treatment, this may not be...

    Authors: Hanneke Visser – van Balen, Rinie Geenen, Gerdine A Kamp, Jaap Huisman, Jan M Wit and Gerben Sinnema

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:15

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Kawasaki disease is a systemic vasculitis and may affect cerebral function acutely. The aim of the present study was to measure a number of behaviour and social parameters within a cohort of Kawasaki disease p...

    Authors: Daniel Carlton-Conway, Raju Ahluwalia, Lucy Henry, Colin Michie, Louise Wood and Robert Tulloh

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:14

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The appropriateness of an individual's intra uterine growth is now considered an important determinant of both short and long term outcomes, yet currently used measures have several shortcomings. This study de...

    Authors: Eve M Blair, Yingxin Liu, Nicholas H de Klerk and David M Lawrence

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:13

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  14. Content type: Research article

    There are no standard criteria for when to discontinue intravenous antimicrobial therapy (IVAMT) in children with febrile neutropenia (FN), but it is now common to discontinue IVAMT and discharge patients with...

    Authors: Heather Hodgson-Viden, Paul E Grundy and Joan L Robinson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:10

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Mucopolysaccharidoses are heritable, metabolic diseases caused by deficiency in an activity of one of specific lysosomal enzymes involved in degradation of mucoplysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans). Among many m...

    Authors: Grzegorz Węgrzyn, Julianna Kurlenda, Anna Liberek, Anna Tylki-Szymańska, Barbara Czartoryska, Ewa Piotrowska, Joanna Jakóbkiewicz-Banecka and Alicja Węgrzyn

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:9

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Advances in medical technology may be increasing the population of children who are technology-dependent (TD). We assessed the proportion of children discharged from a children's hospital who are judged to be ...

    Authors: Chris Feudtner, Nanci Larter Villareale, Barbara Morray, Virginia Sharp, Ross M Hays and John M Neff

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:8

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Bronchiolitis is the most common cause of lower respiratory tract illness in infancy, and hospital admission rates appear to be increasing in Canada and the United States. Inhaled beta agonists offer only mode...

    Authors: Joanne M Langley, Michael B Smith, John C LeBlanc, Heather Joudrey, Cecil R Ojah and Paul Pianosi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:7

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Phenylketonuria is an inborn error of amino acid metabolism which can cause severe damage to the patient or, in the case of maternal phenylketonuria, to the foetus. The maternal phenylketonuria syndrome is cau...

    Authors: Ina Knerr, Johannes Zschocke, Stefan Schellmoser, Hans G Topf, Corina Weigel, Jörg Dötsch and Wolfgang Rascher

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:5

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common sources of infection in children under five. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is important to reduce the risk of renal scarring. Rapid, cost-effective, met...

    Authors: Penny Whiting, Marie Westwood, Ian Watt, Julie Cooper and Jos Kleijnen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:4

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) is characterised by discrete, unexplained episodes of intense nausea and vomiting, and mainly affects children and adolescents. Comprehending Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome require...

    Authors: Fiona E McRonald and David R Fleisher

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:3

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The management of burn injuries is reported as painful, distressing and a cause of anxiety in children and their parents. Child's and parents' pain and anxiety, often contributes to extended time required for ...

    Authors: Debashish A Das, Karen A Grimmer, Anthony L Sparnon, Sarah E McRae and Bruce H Thomas

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:1

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The ACE gene contains a polymorphism consisting of either the presence (insertion, I) or absence (deletion, D) of a 287 bp alu repeat in intron 16. The D allele is associated with increased ACE activity in bot...

    Authors: Krishna Yanamandra, John Loggins and R John Baier

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:26

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  23. Content type: Research article

    RSV is recognized as the most important cause of serious lower respiratory tract illness in infants and young children worldwide leading to hospitalisation in a great number of cases, especially in certain hig...

    Authors: Hans-Olav Fjaerli, Teresa Farstad and Dag Bratlid

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:25

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  24. Content type: Research article

    There is little information in the research literature on how parents of children who spend time in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) adapt psychologically to the demands of caregiving beyond the initial h...

    Authors: Anne F Klassen, Shoo K Lee, Parminder Raina and Sarka Lisonkova

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:24

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  25. Content type: Research article

    To determine whether healthcare professionals perceive the pain of infants differently due to their understanding of that infant's level of risk for neurological impairment.

    Authors: Lynn M Breau, Patrick J McGrath, Bonnie Stevens, Joseph Beyene, Carol S Camfield, G Allen Finley, Linda Franck, Alexandra Howlett, Karel O'Brien and Arne Ohlsson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:23

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Several studies have linked low birth weight to adverse levels of cardiovascular risk factors and related diseases. However, information is sparse at a community level in the U.S. general population regarding ...

    Authors: Maria G Frontini, Sathanur R Srinivasan, Jihua Xu and Gerald S Berenson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:22

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  27. Content type: Research article

    We sought to elicit preference weights from parents for health states corresponding to children with various levels of severity of atopic dermatitis. We also evaluated the hypothesis that parents with children...

    Authors: Joëlle Y Friedman, Shelby D Reed, Kevin P Weinfurt, Kristijan H Kahler, Emmanuel B Walter and Kevin A Schulman

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:21

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Elective endotracheal intubations are still commonly performed without premedication in many institutions. The hypothesis tested in this study was that morphine given prior to elective intubations in neonates ...

    Authors: Brigitte Lemyre, Joanne Doucette, Angela Kalyn, Shari Gray and Michael L Marrin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:20

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  29. Content type: Case report

    Lung disease in patients with cystic fibrosis is thought to develop as a result of airway inflammation, infection, and obstruction. Pulmonary therapies for cystic fibrosis that reduce airway inflammation inclu...

    Authors: Jennifer E Mackey and Ran D Anbar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:19

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Adjuvant therapy to ORT with probiotic bacteria for infants with acute watery diarrhea has been under active investigation. Most studies have been done in the developed world showing benefit only for viral mil...

    Authors: Eduardo Salazar-Lindo, Percy Miranda-Langschwager, Miguel Campos-Sanchez, Elsa Chea-Woo and R Bradley Sack

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:18

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  31. Content type: Study protocol

    Enteral feeding of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants is a challenge, since metabolic demands are high and administration of enteral nutrition is limited by immaturity of the gastrointestinal tract. The amin...

    Authors: Anemone van den Berg, Ruurd M van Elburg, Jos WR Twisk and Willem PF Fetter

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:17

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  32. Content type: Debate

    There is no clear definition of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). The most widely used classification of OI divides the disease in four types, although it has been suggested that there may be at least 12 forms of ...

    Authors: Horacio Plotkin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:16

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a common retinal neovascular disorder of premature infants. It is of variable severity, usually heals with mild or no sequelae, but may progress to blindness from retinal de...

    Authors: Medardo Avila-Vazquez, Roque Maffrand, Mirta Sosa, Maria Franco, Beatriz Vaca de Alvarez, Maria Luisa Cafferata and Eduardo Bergel

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:15

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  34. Content type: Research article

    The objective of this study was to assess the status of oxidative stress in term small for gestational age (SGA) newborn infants born to undernourished mothers by estimating levels of erythrocyte superoxide di...

    Authors: Piyush Gupta, Manish Narang, BD Banerjee and Srikanta Basu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:14

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Antinuclear antibody (ANA) tests are frequently used to screen children for chronic inflammatory diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). However, the diagnostic utility of this test is limited bec...

    Authors: Julie L McGhee, Lauren M Kickingbird and James N Jarvis

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:13

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of the most commonly found agents of congenital infections. Primary maternal infection is associated with risk of symptomatic congenital diseases, and high morbidity is frequ...

    Authors: Angélica Lidia Distéfano, Alicia Alonso, Fabián Martin and Fabián Pardon

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:11

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Chronic lung disease (CLD) in the preterm newborn is associated with inflammation and fibrosis. Platelet-derived growth factor-BB (PDGF-BB), a potent chemotactic growth factor, may mediate the fibrotic compone...

    Authors: Kim G Adcock, Jeremy Martin, John Loggins, Thomas E Kruger and R John Baier

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:10

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  38. Content type: Research article

    There are differences in the literature regarding outcomes of premature small-for-gestational-age (SGA) and appropriate-for gestational-age (AGA) infants, possibly due to failure to take into account gestation...

    Authors: Puneet Sharma, Kathleen McKay, Ted S Rosenkrantz and Naveed Hussain

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:9

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  39. Content type: Hypothesis

    Zellweger syndrome (ZS) is a fatal inherited disease caused by peroxisome biogenesis deficiency. Patients are characterized by multiple disturbances of lipid metabolism, profound hypotonia and neonatal seizure...

    Authors: Rainer Breitling

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:5

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Recently changed guidelines for child health surveillance in the United Kingdom (U.K.) suggest targeted checks only, instead of the previously conducted routine or universal screening at 2 years and 3.5 years....

    Authors: Marc Tebruegge, Vridhagiri Nandini and Jane Ritchie

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:4

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  41. Content type: Research article

    The Chernobyl disaster in 1986 and the breakup of the former Soviet Union (FSU) in 1991 challenged the public health infrastructure in the former Soviet republic of Belarus. Because infant mortality is regarde...

    Authors: Lauren J Zichittella, Martin C Mahoney, Silvana Lawvere, Arthur M Michalek, Sergey P Chunikhovskiy and Natan Khotianov

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:3

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Pediatrics 2004 4:12

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