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  1. Fully understanding the determinants and sequelae of fetal growth requires a continuous measure of birth weight adjusted for gestational age. Published United States reference data, however, provide estimates ...

    Authors: Emily Oken, Ken P Kleinman, Janet Rich-Edwards and Matthew W Gillman

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2003 3:6

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The main objective of the present study was to investigate the relationship between the attitudes of the mother and her family towards breastfeeding and the actual feeding pattern in a Bolivian population. A s...

    Authors: Jonas F Ludvigsson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2003 3:4

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Several studies have shown that girls who undergo menarche at a relatively young age tend to be more obese as adults. However, because childhood (pre-menarcheal) levels of weight and height are associated with...

    Authors: David S Freedman, Laura Kettel Khan, Mary K Serdula, William H Dietz, Sathanur R Srinivasan and Gerald S Berenson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2003 3:3

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Hemangiomas are the most common type of congenital anomaly in childhood. Although many resolve spontaneously, intervention is required when their growth could damage vital adjacent structures. Various therapeu...

    Authors: Ioannis Vlachakis, Stefanos Gardikis, Eleni Michailoudi and Georgios Charissis

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2003 3:2

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The safety and effectiveness of CAM interventions are of great relevance to pediatric health care providers. The objective of this study is to identify sources of reported randomized controlled trials (RCTs) i...

    Authors: Margaret Sampson, Kaitryn Campbell, Isola Ajiferuke and David Moher

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2003 3:1

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Hyperammonemia, hypoglycemia, hepatopathy, and ventricular tachycardia are common presenting features of carnitine-acylcarnitine translocase deficiency (Mendelian Inheritance in Man database: *212138), a mitoc...

    Authors: Fernando Scaglia, Angela E Scheuerle, Jeffrey A Towbin, Dawna L Armstrong, Lawrence Sweetman and Lee-Jun C Wong

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2002 2:12

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Formulae for infants with cow's milk protein allergy (CMA) should be based on extensively hydrolysed protein. 'Extensively' however is not strictly defined. Differences in molecular weight and peptide chain le...

    Authors: Suzanne WJ Terheggen-Lagro, Ilse MSL Khouw, Anne Schaafsma and Erik AK Wauters

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2002 2:10

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Acyclovir has the potential to shorten the course of chickenpox which may result in reduced costs and morbidity. We conducted a systematic review of randomised controlled trials that evaluated acyclovir for th...

    Authors: Terry P Klassen, Elaine M Belseck, Natasha Wiebe and Lisa Hartling

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2002 2:9

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Adenoviruses are the second most prevalent cause of acute lower respiratory infection of viral origin in children under four years of age in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The purpose of this study was to analyze th...

    Authors: Guadalupe Carballal, Cristina Videla, Alicia Misirlian, Paula V Requeijo and María del Carmen Aguilar

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2002 2:6

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Saliva reflects the plasma free fraction of testosterone which is biologically active, and available for uptake by tissues. Testosterone concentration in saliva, though differing slightly from the concentratio...

    Authors: Daniela Ostatníková, Karol Pastor, Zdenek Putz, Monika Dohnányiová, Anna Mat'ašeje and Richard Hampl

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2002 2:5

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Disaccharide Intolerance Type I (Mendelian Interance in Man database: *222900) is a rare inborn error of metabolism resulting from mutation in sucrase-isomaltase (Enzyme Catalyzed 3.2.1.48). Usually, infants w...

    Authors: John W Belmont, Barbara Reid, William Taylor, Susan S Baker, Warren H Moore, Michael C Morriss, Susan M Podrebarac, Nancy Glass and I David Schwartz

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2002 2:4

    Content type: Case report

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  12. To examine the quality of reports of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) systematic reviews in the pediatric population. We also examined whether there were differences in the quality of reports of a ...

    Authors: David Moher, Karen Soeken, Margaret Sampson, Leah Ben-Porat and Brian Berman

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2002 2:3

    Content type: Research article

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  13. To evaluate the quality of reports of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in the pediatric population. We also examined whether there was a change in the quality of...

    Authors: David Moher, Margaret Sampson, Kaitryn Campbell, William Beckner, Leah Lepage, Isabelle Gaboury and Brian Berman

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2002 2:2

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) resulting from impaired drainage of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) causes hydrocephalus with damage to the central nervous system. Clinical symptoms of elevated intracranial pre...

    Authors: Frederike Hochhaus, Petra Koehne, Christoph Schäper, Otfrid Butenandt, Ursula Felderhoff-Mueser, Elfride Ring-Mrozik, Michael Obladen and Christoph Bührer

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2001 1:2

    Content type: Research article

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