• Insufficient Sleep Is Associated with Obesity and Excessive Screen Time Amongst Ten-Year-Old Children in Sweden

    7 monthes ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    This study investigated sleep, television, computer habits, and obesity in school-age children.
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  • Hypertrophic neuropathy of Sciatic nerve

    7 monthes ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    A ten-year-old boy presented with a ten month history of left foot drop. There were no antecedent infection, trauma or intramuscular injection. Clinical examination revealed atrophy of peroneal muscles with loss of ability of dorsiflexion and achilles areflexia on the left side. Electromyography revealed sciatic neuropathy in the thigh with greater involvement of peroneal involvement. Left sural sensory response was also reduced. MRI of the left sciatic nerve revealed a hypertrophic sciatic nerve measuring maximum 14.8 mm in mediolateral diameter in 10 cm length.
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  • Psychopharmacotherapy of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder in Children with Comorbid Conditions

    7 monthes ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    One or more comorbidities occur in up to 80% of children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder is also over-represented in several special populations. Pharmacotherapy can be challenging in these individuals with other conditions due to a suboptimal therapeutic response and an increased likelihood of adverse reactions. This article reviews the evidence supporting the psychopharmacologic management attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder when it occurs in individuals with common comorbidities.
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  • Antecedents of Screening Positive for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Ten-Year-Old Children Born Extremely Preterm

    7 monthes ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    The incidence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is higher among children born very preterm than among children who are mature at birth.
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