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1 Lorazepam vs diazepam for pediatric status epilepticus: A randomized clinical trial JAMA, April 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Anxiety in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder Full Text Pediatrics, April 24, 2014    Review Article

3 Excess weight in preschool children with a history of severe bronchiolitis is associated with asthma Full Text Pediatric Pulmonology, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

4 The comparison of thyroxine versus thyroxine plus oral iodine in the treatment of congenital hypothyroidism due to iodine deficiency Hormone Research in Paediatrics, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

5 Doxazosin in the treatment of scorpion envenomation Full Text The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, April 24, 2014    Review Article

6 Role of multivitamins, micronutrients and probiotics supplementation in management of HIV infected children Full Text The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Use of artemisinin and its derivatives for the treatment of malaria in children The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2014    Review Article

8 Growth in preterm infants until 36 weeks' postmenstrual age is close to target recommendations Full Text Neonatology, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Television viewing, bedroom television, and sleep duration from infancy to mid-childhood Full Text Pediatrics, April 24, 2014    Review Article

10 Metabolic inflexibility and insulin resistance in obese adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Full Text Pediatric Diabetes, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Overweight and obesity in patients with cystic fibrosis: A center-based analysis Full Text Pediatric Pulmonology, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

12 The International Network for Evaluating Outcomes of very low birth weight, very preterm neonates (iNeo): A protocol for collaborative comparisons of international health services for quality improvement in neonatal care Full Text BMC Pediatrics, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Distribution of C-peptide and its determinants in North American children at risk for type 1 diabetes Diabetes Care, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

14 The population-based health effect of hand, foot and mouth disease in children in Shanghai Full Text The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2014    Review Article

15 IL-17A and IL-17F genes variants and susceptibility to childhood asthma in Tunisia Journal of Asthma, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Severe enterovirus type 71 nervous system infections in children in the Shanghai region of China: Clinical manifestations and implications for prevention and care Full Text The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Packaged baby and toddler foods: questions of sugar and sodium Pediatric Obesity, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

18 The role of coagulase-negative staphylococci in early onset sepsis in a large European cohort of very low birth weight infants Full Text The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2014    Review Article

19 Computer tomography is not justified in every pediatric blunt trauma patient with a suspicious mechanism of injury The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Do changes in objective and subjective family income predict change in children's diets over time? Unique insights using a longitudinal cohort study and fixed effects analysis Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, April 24, 2014    Clinical Article

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Elevated BMI associated with lower extremity fractures in children

As published in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, elevated BMI is associated with fractures of the foot, ankle, knee, and leg (but not femur or hip) in children. In overweight, moderately obese, and extremely obese children, the ORs for fractures of the foot were 1.14, 1.23, and 1.42, respectively; fractures of the ankle, knee, and leg were 1.27, 1.28, and 1.51, respectively. Children 6-11 years of age were at highest risk.

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Children with ?-thalassemia major at risk for premature atherosclerosis

As published in the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, children with ?-thalassemia major (n=31; age range, 4-16 y) exhibit laboratory and ultrasound evidence of premature atherosclerosis. Specifically, total cholesterol, LDL-C, HDL-C, and nitrate/nitrite levels were decreased, and VLDL-C levels, chitotroisidase activity, and carotid IMT were increased in affected children.

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HPV vaccination is not associated with increased sexual activity in adolescents

As published in Pediatrics, adolescent girls (11-12 years of age) vaccinated with HPV were not shown to have increased sexual activity over 3 years of follow-up compared to non-vaccinated girls (adjusted incidence rate ratio = 1.29). Sexual activity was assessed based on pregnancy, STD testing or diagnosis, and contraceptive counseling.

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1 Dexamethasone for acute asthma exacerbations in children: A meta-analysis Pediatrics, March 3, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Effectiveness of nebulized beclomethasone in preventing viral wheezing: An RCT Pediatrics, March 4, 2014    Free full text

3 Dexamethasone for acute asthma exacerbations in children: A meta-analysis Pediatrics, February 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

4 Probiotic supplementation in preterm infants: It is time to change practice The Journal of Pediatrics, February 12, 2014

5 Effectiveness of Omega-3 polysaturated fatty acids (fish oil) supplementation for treating hypertriglyceridemia in children and adolescents Clinical Pediatrics, March 20, 2014

6 Prophylactic use of a probiotic in the prevention of colic, regurgitation, and functional constipation a randomized clinical trial JAMA Pediatrics, January 14, 2014    Free full text

7 Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency among healthy school-age Cree children Paediatrics & Child Health, March 6, 2014    Free full text

8 Montelukast versus budesonide as a first line preventive therapy in mild persistent asthma in 2 to 18 y The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, February 28, 2014    Free full text

9 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels are associated with childhood asthma in a population-based study in Peru Clinical & Experimental Allergy, March 26, 2014

10 Prebiotic effect during the first year of life in healthy infants fed formula containing GOS as the only prebiotic: a multicentre, randomised, double-blind and placebo-controlled trial European Journal of Nutrition, March 28, 2014

11 Wheezing in children with pertussis associated with delayed pertussis diagnosis The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, March 19, 2014    Free full text    Review Article

12 Classification of childhood asthma phenotypes and long-term clinical responses to inhaled anti-inflammatory medications The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, March 25, 2014

13 Asthma treatment decisions by pediatric residents do not consistently conform to guidelines or improve with level of training Academic Pediatrics, March 14, 2014    Free full text    Clinical Guideline

14 The changing face of severe childhood asthma: A comparison of two cohorts of children evaluated at National Jewish Health over the past 20 years Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, March 27, 2014    Free full text

15 The association between childhood asthma and adult chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Thorax, March 24, 2014    Review Article

16 Comparison of mycoplasma pneumoniae infections in asthmatic children versus asthmatic adults The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, February 25, 2014    Free full text

17 Parental underestimates of child weight: A meta-analysis Pediatrics, March 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

18 Value of white cell count in predicting serious bacterial infection in febrile children under 5 years of age Archives of Diseases in Childhood, January 17, 2014    Free full text

19 Comparative effectiveness of ceftriaxone in combination with a macrolide compared with ceftriaxone alone for pediatric patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, March 19, 2014    Free full text

20 Improvement in asthma control and inflammation in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy Pediatric Research, March 5, 2014    Free full text    Review Article

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