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  1. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to characterize total homocysteine (tHcy) levels at birth in preterm and term infants and identify associations with intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) and other neonatal outcomes ...

    Authors: Wendy J Sturtz, Kathleen H Leef, Amy B Mackley, Shailja Sharma, Teodoro Bottiglieri and David A Paul

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:38

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    Recently, hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has increased in popularity as a treatment for autism. Numerous studies document oxidative stress and inflammation in individuals with autism; both of these condition...

    Authors: Daniel A Rossignol, Lanier W Rossignol, S Jill James, Stepan Melnyk and Elizabeth Mumper

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:36

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Guidelines in paediatric oncology encourage health care providers to share relevant information with young patients and parents to enable their active participation in decision making. It is not clear to what ...

    Authors: Marieke Zwaanswijk, Kiek Tates, Sandra van Dulmen, Peter M Hoogerbrugge, Willem A Kamps and Jozien M Bensing

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:35

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Although recent studies suggest that there is an association between intimate partner violence and child mortality, the underlying mechanisms are still unknown. It is against this background that as a secondar...

    Authors: Charles AS Karamagi, James K Tumwine, Thorkild Tylleskar and Kristian Heggenhougen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:34

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The epidemic of obesity is increasing in all countries. However, the number of controlled studies focusing on childhood obesity, with a long follow-up is still limited. Even though Behavioral Therapy shows som...

    Authors: Rita Tanas, Renzo Marcolongo, Stefania Pedretti and Giuseppe Gilli

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:33

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In 2006, a new rotavirus vaccine (RotaTeq) was licensed in the US and recommended for routine immunization of all US infants. Because a previously licensed vaccine (Rotashield) was withdrawn from the US for sa...

    Authors: Manish M Patel, Alan P Janssen, Richard R Tardif, Mark Herring and Umesh D Parashar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:32

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  7. Content type: Study protocol

    Children with cerebral palsy receive a variety of long-term physical and occupational therapy interventions to facilitate development and to enhance functional independence in movement, self-care, play, school...

    Authors: Mary Law, Johanna Darrah, Nancy Pollock, Peter Rosenbaum, Dianne Russell, Stephen D Walter, Theresa Petrenchik, Brenda Wilson and Virginia Wright

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:31

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  8. Content type: Study protocol

    Studies in adult intensive care have highlighted the importance of insulin and improved glucose control on survival, with 32% reduction in mortality, 22% reduction in intensive care stay and halving of the inc...

    Authors: Kathryn Beardsall, Sophie Vanhaesebrouck, Amanda L Ogilvy-Stuart, Jag S Ahluwalia, Christine Vanhole, Christopher Palmer, Paula Midgley, Mike Thompson, Luc Cornette, Mirjam Weissenbruch, Marta Thio, Francis de Zegher and David Dunger

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:29

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Beginning with the 2004–05 influenza season, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) strengthened their existing encouragement that children aged 6–23 months receive influenza vaccination by cr...

    Authors: Laura A Zimmerman, Diana L Bartlett, Kyle S Enger, Kimiko Gosney and Warren G Williams

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:28

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Although sucrose has been accepted as an effective analgesic agent for procedural pain in neonates, previous studies are largely in the NICU population using the procedure of heel lance. This is the first repo...

    Authors: Sarah J Curtis, Hsing Jou, Samina Ali, Ben Vandermeer and Terry Klassen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:27

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  11. Content type: Study protocol

    The trial aims to evaluate whether neonatal mortality can be reduced through systemic changes to the provision and promotion of healthcare. Neonatal mortality rates in India are high compared to other low inco...

    Authors: Peter Boone, Vera Mann, Alexander Eble, Tarana Mendiratta, Rohini Mukherjee, Ryan Figueiredo, Chitra Jayanty, Chris Frost, M Reddy Padmanabh and Diana Elbourne

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:26

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Progressive encephalopathy (PE) in children is a heterogeneous group of diseases mainly composed of metabolic diseases, but it consists also of neurodegenerative disorders where neither metabolic nor other cau...

    Authors: Petter Stromme, Oivind Juris Kanavin, Michael Abdelnoor, Berit Woldseth, Terje Rootwelt, Jorgen Diderichsen, Bjorn Bjurulf, Finn Sommer and Per Magnus

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:25

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  13. Content type: Research article

    More than 90% of heart murmurs in children are innocent. Frequently the skills of the first examiner are not adequate to differentiate between innocent and pathological murmurs. Our goal was to evaluate the va...

    Authors: Anna-Leena Noponen, Sakari Lukkarinen, Anna Angerla and Raimo Sepponen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:23

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  14. Content type: Technical advance

    We evaluated the use of computerized quantification of wheezing and crackles compared to a clinical score in assessing the effect of inhaled albuterol or inhaled epinephrine in infants with RSV bronchiolitis.

    Authors: Raphael Beck, Nael Elias, Shay Shoval, Naveh Tov, Gil Talmon, Simon Godfrey and Lea Bentur

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:22

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  15. Content type: Research article

    It is important to determine if rates of survival and major neurodevelopmental impairment in extremely low gestational age newborns (ELGANs; infants born at 23–27 weeks gestation) are changing over time.

    Authors: Lisa K Washburn, Robert G Dillard, Donald J Goldstein, Kurt L Klinepeter, Raye-Ann deRegnier and Thomas Michael O'Shea

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:20

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Increasing activity levels in adolescents with obesity requires the development of exercise programs that are both attractive to adolescents and easily reproducible. The aim of this study was to develop a modu...

    Authors: Peter HC Klijn, Olga H van der Baan-Slootweg and Henk F van Stel

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:19

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Mild gestational diabetes is a common complication of pregnancy, affecting up to 9% of pregnant women. Treatment of mild GDM is known to reduce adverse perinatal outcomes such as macrosomia and associated birt...

    Authors: Louise K Pirc, Julie A Owens, Caroline A Crowther, Kristyn Willson, Miles J De Blasio and Jeffrey S Robinson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:18

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Many studies in sub-Saharan Africa have occasionally reported a higher prevalence of stunting in male children compared to female children. This study examined whether there are systematic sex differences in s...

    Authors: Henry Wamani, Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm, Stefan Peterson, James K Tumwine and Thorkild Tylleskär

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:17

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  19. Content type: Study protocol

    In the past, effortful exercises were considered inappropriate for children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP) due to concern that they would escalate abnormalities including spasticity and abnormal movement pat...

    Authors: Eileen G Fowler, Loretta M Knutson, Sharon K DeMuth, Mia Sugi, Kara Siebert, Victoria Simms, Stanley P Azen and Carolee J Winstein

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:14

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Few studies address the use of paediatric highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Africa.

    Authors: Anand Reddi, Sarah C Leeper, Anneke C Grobler, Rosemary Geddes, K Holly France, Gillian L Dorse, Willem J Vlok, Mbali Mntambo, Monty Thomas, Kristy Nixon, Helga L Holst, Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Nigel C Rollins, Hoosen M Coovadia and Janet Giddy

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:13

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Delivery of tobramycin by inhalation to the lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been proven to be effective and safe. The aerosol administration allows hig...

    Authors: Roberto P Santos, Emad Awa and Ran D Anbar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:11

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended as the best feeding alternative for infants up to six months and has a protective effect against mortality and morbidity. It also seems to lower HIV-1 transmission compar...

    Authors: Ingunn Marie S Engebretsen, Henry Wamani, Charles Karamagi, Nulu Semiyaga, James Tumwine and Thorkild Tylleskär

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:10

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The results of recent studies suggest the usefulness of PCT for early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis, with varying results. The aim of this prospective multicenter study was to determine the behavior of serum PC...

    Authors: José B López Sastre, David Pérez Solís, Vicente Roqués Serradilla, Belén Fernández Colomer and Gil D Coto Cotallo

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:9

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  24. Content type: Case report

    Factor V deficiency is a rare autosomal recessive coagulation disorder. Awareness of presenting features and management is important to avoid bleeding complications associated with mortality and neurodisability.

    Authors: Amol Chingale, Michael Eisenhut, Anjali Gadiraju and Ri Liesner

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:8

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Procedural pain relief is sub-optimal in neonates. Topical tetracaine provides pain relief in children. Evidence of its efficacy and safety in neonates is limited. The objective of this study was to assess the...

    Authors: Brigitte Lemyre, Debora L Hogan, Isabelle Gaboury, Rebecca Sherlock, Colline Blanchard and David Moher

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:7

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Brachmann de Lange syndrome (BDLS) is a multiple congenital anomaly syndrome characterized by a distinctive facial appearance, prenatal and postnatal growth deficiency, psychomotor delay, behavioral problems, ...

    Authors: Mona Ellaithi, David Gisselsson, Therese Nilsson, Atif Elagib, Imad Fadl-Elmula and Mashair Abdelgadir

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:6

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  27. Content type: Research article

    A standard contrast enema for Hirschsprung's disease can sometimes be inconclusive in delineating a transition zone especially in neonates and infants. The aim of this study was to determine the utility and di...

    Authors: Akshay Pratap, Devendra K Gupta, Awadhesh Tiwari, Arvind K Sinha, Nisha Bhatta, Satyendra N Singh, Chandra S Agrawal, Anand Kumar and Shailesh Adhikary

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:5

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  28. Content type: Case report

    Hypophosphatasia (HP) is characterized by a genetic defect in the tissue-nonspecific alkaline phosphatase (TNSALP) gene and predominantly an autosomal recessive trait. HP patients suffer from reduced bone mine...

    Authors: Hermann J Girschick, Etienne Mornet, Meinrad Beer, Monika Warmuth-Metz and Peter Schneider

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:3

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  29. Content type: Case report

    Documentation of superfoetation is extremely rare in humans., The younger foetus has invariably been small for gestational age (estimated from the date of the last menstrual bleed) in all the cases reported in...

    Authors: Noopur Baijal, Mohit Sahni, Neeraj Verma, Amit Kumar, Nittin Parkhe and Jacob M Puliyel

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:2

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Implementation of health research findings is important for medicine to be evidence-based. Previous studies have found variation in the information sources thought to be of greatest importance to clinicians bu...

    Authors: Teresa H Jones, Steve Hanney and Martin J Buxton

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2007 7:1

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Researchers and clinicians are seeking to develop efficacious behavioral interventions to treat overweight children; however, few studies have documented the behavioral correlates of overweight children in com...

    Authors: Shelagh A Mulvaney, Kristine L Kaemingk, James L Goodwin and Stuart F Quan

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:34

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  32. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of high blood pressure (HBP) and associated risk factors in school children 8 to 13 years of age.

    Authors: Ximena Urrutia-Rojas, Christie U Egbuchunam, Sejong Bae, John Menchaca, Manuel Bayona, Patrick A Rivers and Karan P Singh

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:32

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  33. Content type: Research article

    In 1999, the American Academy of Pediatrics and U.S. Public Health Service recommended suspending the birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine due to concerns about potential mercury exposure. A previous report found...

    Authors: Nancy D Lin, Ken Kleinman, K Arnold Chan, Xian-Jie Yu, Eric K France, Feifei Wei, John P Mullooly, Steven Black, David K Shay, Margarette Kolczak and Tracy A Lieu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:31

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Childhood injury is the leading cause of mortality, morbidity and permanent disability in children in the developed world. This research examines relationships between socio-economic status (SES), demographics...

    Authors: Susan J Gilbride, Cameron Wild, Douglas R Wilson, Lawrence W Svenson and Donald W Spady

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:30

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Because of the paucity of effective evidence-based therapies for children with recurrent abdominal pain, we evaluated the therapeutic effect of guided imagery, a well-studied self-regulation technique.

    Authors: Joy A Weydert, Daniel E Shapiro, Sari A Acra, Cynthia J Monheim, Andrea S Chambers and Thomas M Ball

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:29

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Point of care (POC) glucose meters are routinely used as a screening tool for hypoglycemia in a neonatal setting. Glucose meters however, lack the same accuracy as laboratory instruments for glucose measuremen...

    Authors: Cynthia Balion, Vijaylaxmi Grey, Afisi Ismaila, Susan Blatz and Wendy Seidlitz

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:28

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  37. Content type: Research article

    For centuries, sunlight has been used for therapeutic purposes. Parents still sun their infants to treat neonatal jaundice, nappy rash or mostly to supply vitamin D for bone development as a consequence of hea...

    Authors: Nihal Aladag, Tuncay M Filiz, Pinar Topsever and Suleyman Gorpelioglu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:27

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Our goal was to quantify the evidence that is available to the physicians of a pediatric emergency department (PED) in making treatment decisions. Further, we wished to ascertain what percentage of evidence fo...

    Authors: Kellie L Waters, Natasha Wiebe, Kristie Cramer, Lisa Hartling and Terry P Klassen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:26

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  39. Content type: Study protocol

    Cystic fibrosis (CF) is caused by mutations in the gene encoding for the CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein, which acts as a chloride channel after activation by cyclic AMP (cAMP). Newborn s...

    Authors: Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus, Delphine Roussel, Stéphanie Bui, Eric Deneuville, Frédéric Huet, Philippe Reix, Gabriel Bellon, Gérard Lenoir and Aleksander Edelman

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:25

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Birth weight is a composite of skeletal size and soft tissue. These components are likely to have different growth patterns. The aim of this paper is to investigate the association between established determin...

    Authors: Beverley M Shields, Bridget A Knight, Roy J Powell, Andrew T Hattersley and David E Wright

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2006 6:24

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