• By BMC   -   Sep 22, 2020

    SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF HYPOSPADIAS CASES IN NORTHERN FRANCE: TAKING CLINICAL DATA INTO ACCOUNT

    Strong evidence for a causal role of environmental factors in a congenital anomaly is still difficult to produce. The collection of...

    Anomaly, Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 22, 2020

    TOOTHBRUSH DETERIORATION AND PARENTS' SUGGESTIONS TO IMPROVE THE DESIGN OF TOOTHBRUSHES USED BY CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL CARE NEEDS

    Biting objects was a parafunctional oral habit among children with special care needs. Chewing or biting toothbrushes could expedite...

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 20, 2020

    ULTRASONOGRAPHIC DIAGNOSIS, CLASSIFICATION, AND TREATMENT OF CERVICAL LYMPHATIC MALFORMATION IN PAEDIATRIC PATIENTS: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY

    To explore the imaging features, key diagnostic points, classification, treatment, and prognosis of cervical lymphatic malformation.

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 19, 2020

    PULSE OXIMETRY CURVES IN HEALTHY CHILDREN LIVING AT MODERATE ALTITUDE: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY FROM THE ECUADORIAN ANDES

    In populations above 3,000 meters above sea level normal values of oxygen saturation above 90% have been reported. Few studies have...

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 18, 2020

    OBSCURE GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING CAUSED BY CONGENITAL ENTEROPATHY IN A CHINESE YOUNG CHILD-A CASE REPORT

    SLCO2A1 was recently reported to cause nonspecific ulcers at small bowel, it was named as chronic enteropathy associated with SLCO2A1....

    Child, Case report
  • By BMC   -   Sep 18, 2020

    DOES IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PECARN RULES FOR MINOR HEAD TRAUMA IMPROVE PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES IN A LOWER RESOURCE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

    Managing children with minor head trauma remains challenging for physicians who evaluate for the need for computed tomography imaging...

    Brain, Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 17, 2020

    EFFICACY OF SCOPOLAMINE TRANSDERMAL PATCH IN CHILDREN WITH SIALORRHEA IN A PEDIATRIC TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

    Drooling is common in children with neurological disorders, but its management is very challenging, Scopolamine transdermal patch appears...

    Neurology, Hospital, Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 17, 2020

    BLOOD LEAD CONCENTRATION AND ITS ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN IN EASTERN IRAN: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

    Lead is a toxic metal that affects almost every organ in the body. Children are more susceptible to lead toxicity because they ingest...

    Food, Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 17, 2020

    NO ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SUBCLINICAL HYPOTHYROIDISM AND DYSLIPIDEMIA IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

    There are controversies about the correlation between higher levels of thyroid stimulating hormone and dyslipidemia in children. This...

    Adolescence, Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 15, 2020

    EXPLORING THE EFFICACY OF USING HYPERTONIC SALINE FOR NEBULIZING TREATMENT IN CHILDREN WITH BRONCHIOLITIS: A META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS

    Inhaled hypertonic saline has shown benefit in decreasing airway edema in acute bronchiolitis which is the most common lower respiratory...

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 13, 2020

    RESPIRATORY EFFECTS OF ACUTE MILK CONSUMPTION AMONG ASTHMATIC AND NON-ASTHMATIC CHILDREN: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED STUDY

    A commonly held public belief is that cow's milk products increase mucus production and respiratory symptoms. Dietary milk elimination...

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 11, 2020

    HEALTHCARE WORKER PERCEPTIONS OF THE IMPLEMENTATION CONTEXT SURROUNDING AN INFECTION PREVENTION INTERVENTION IN A ZAMBIAN NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

    Infants in the neonatal intensive care unit are particularly susceptible to healthcare-associated infections. NICUs in low- and middle...

    Face, Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 10, 2020

    A QUALITATIVE STUDY REPORTING MATERNAL PERCEPTIONS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY FOR HEALTHY GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF LIFE

    In order for infants and toddlers to meet recommended movement guidelines, their caregivers need to encourage play daily. This study...

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 10, 2020

    FATAL CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM CO-INFECTION WITH SARS-COV-2 AND TUBERCULOSIS IN A HEALTHY CHILD

    Central and peripheral nervous system symptoms and complications are being increasingly recognized among individuals with pandemic...

    Child, Case report
  • By BMC   -   Sep 10, 2020

    DO CHILDREN WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR NONCOMPACTION AND A NONCOMPACTION-TO-COMPACTION RATIO 

    Ultrasonography is commonly used to diagnose left ventricular noncompaction. A ratio of noncompacted to compacted myocardium >  > 2...

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 10, 2020

    NO DIFFERENCES IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BETWEEN CHILDREN WITH OVERWEIGHT AND CHILDREN OF NORMAL-WEIGHT

    The aim of this study was to investigate the differences in objectively measured physical activity and in self-reported physical activity...

    Overweight, Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 8, 2020

    COVID-19 RELATED REDUCTION IN PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION - A CONCERNING TREND

    The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted healthcare systems worldwide. In addition to the direct impact of the virus on patient morbidity...

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 6, 2020

    A PROSPECTIVE OBSERVATIONAL STUDY ON CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN WITH DIAPHRAGMATIC DYSFUNCTION: CLINICAL OUTCOMES AND RISK FACTORS

    Diaphragmatic dysfunction has a great negative impact on clinical outcomes, and it is a well-recognized complication in adult patients...

    Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 6, 2020

    FEEDING PRACTICES AND ASSOCIATION OF FASTING AND LOW OR HYPO GLYCAEMIA IN SEVERE PAEDIATRIC ILLNESSES IN MALAWI - A MIXED METHOD STUDY

    The presence of low or hypo glycaemia in children upon admission to hospital in low income countries is a marker for poor outcome....

    Hospital, Research article
  • By BMC   -   Sep 6, 2020

    FLUID THERAPY IN MECHANICALLY VENTILATED CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN: THE SODIUM, CHLORIDE AND WATER BURDEN OF FLUID CREEP

    Fluid therapy is a cornerstone of pediatric intensive care medicine. We aimed at quantifying the load of water, sodium and chloride...

    Research article