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1 Exploring carer perceptions of training in out-of-hospital use of buccal midazolam for emergency management of seizures (2008-2012) Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
2 Factors impacting parental burden in food-allergic children Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
3 The diagnostic criteria for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in children with poorly controlled asthma need to be re-evaluated Acta Pediatrica, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
4 Ultrasonography and C-reactive protein can predict the outcomes of voiding cystography after the first urinary tract infection Acta Pediatrica, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
5 Testosterone concentration and insulin sensitivity in young men with type 1 and type 2 diabetes Pediatric Diabetes, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
6 Protocolized sedation vs usual care in pediatric patients mechanically ventilated for acute respiratory failure: a randomized clinical trial JAMA, January 28, 2015 Evidence Based Medicine Clinical Article
7 Factors associated with quality of life in active childhood epilepsy: A population-based study European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
8 Prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in children, adults, and elderly in same community Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
9 A pilot randomized controlled trial of early versus routine caffeine in extremely premature infants American Journal of Perinatology, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
10 Comparing US paediatric and adult weight classification at the transition from late teenage to young adulthood Pediatric Obesity, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
11 Estimating the lifetime cost of childhood obesity in Germany: Results of a Markov Model Pediatric Obesity, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
12 Modeling receipt of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccinations among US children during the 2009-2010 flu season: findings from the 2010 national health interview survey Medical Care, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
13 Diagnostic accuracy of referral criteria for head circumference to detect hydrocephalus in the first year of life Pediatric Neurology , January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
14 Thickness of calvarium and diploic space in children ages 0 to 17 as assessed by computed tomography European Journal of Plastic Surgery, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
15 Neonatal haemostasis and the management of neonatal thrombosis British Journal of Haematology, January 28, 2015 Review Article
16 Survey on etiological diagnosis of diabetes in 1244 Italian diabetic children and adolescents: Impact of access to genetic testing Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
17 Outpatient management of intra-corporeal left ventricular assist device system in children: a multi-center experience American Journal of Transplantation, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
18 High prevalence of hepatitis B nonimmunity in vaccinated pediatric liver transplant recipients American Journal of Transplantation, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
19 Review of thalidomide use in the pediatric population Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, January 28, 2015 Review Article
20 A prospective study of risk for Sturge-Weber syndrome in children with upper facial port-wine stain Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, January 28, 2015 Clinical Article
As reported in Clinical Nutrition, the waist-to-height ratio is inferior to the waist circumference and BMI in predicting body fat percentage and cardiometabolic risk factors in children 3-17 years of age.
As reported in Pediatrics, narrow-spectrum antibiotics yielded similar outcomes in children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) to broad-spectrum antibiotics. The study was conducted in 4 hospital and involved 492 patients between 2 months and 18 years with a discharge diagnosis of CAP. Other than a 10-hour decrease in length of stay in the narrow-spectrum antibiotic groups, the outcomes were similar between the narrow- and broad-spectrum antibiotic groups.
As reported in Pediatric Pulmonology, salivary cortisol has an increased diurnal variation in children with mild or moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea, while no changes in α-amylase were detected.
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