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1 Changing beverage consumption patterns have resulted in fewer liquid calories in the diets of US children: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2010 Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
2 A randomized trial on subject tolerance and the adverse effects associated with higher- vs lower-flow oxygen through a standard nasal cannula Annals of Emergency Medicine, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
3 Management of severe acute malnutrition in low-income and middle-income countries Archives of Diseases in Childhood, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
4 School performance in children with type 1 diabetes: a contemporary population-based study Pediatric Diabetes, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
5 Evaluation of the relative concentration of serum fatty acids C14:0, C15:0 and C17:0 as markers of children's dairy fat intake Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
6 Acquisition of antibodies against Plasmodium falciparum merozoites and malaria immunity in young children: Influence of age, force of infection, and magnitude of response Infection and Immunity, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
7 Maternal thyroid autoantibody and elevated risk of autism in a national birth cohort Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
8 Blood pressure percentiles in 22,051 German children and adolescents: the PEP family heart study American Journal of Hypertension, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
9 Effect of a 1-year obesity intervention (KLAKS Program) on preexisting autonomic nervous dysfunction in childhood obesity Journal of Child Neurology, November 26, 2014
10 Predictors of ketogenic diet efficacy in children based on the electroencephalogram (EEG) Journal of Child Neurology, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
11 Epitope spreading as an early pathogenic event in pediatric multiple sclerosis Neurology®, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
12 Nutrition self-efficacy is unidirectionally related to outcome expectations in children Appetite, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
13 Avoidance of antibiotic administration to Campylobacter enterocolitis mimicking severe Salmonellosis by clinical and laboratory features Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
14 Emergency department visits for children with acute asthma: discharge instructions, parental plans, and follow-through of care-a prospective study Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
15 Single-site laparoscopic appendectomy in children using conventional instruments: A prospective, randomized, control trial Pediatric Surgery International, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
16 No excess risks in offspring with paternal preconception exposure to disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs Arthritis & Rheumatism, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
17 Cost-effectiveness of the PECARN rules in children with minor head trauma Annals of Emergency Medicine, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
18 Laparoscopically assisted simple suturing obliteration (LASSO) of the internal ring using an epidural needle: A handy single-port laparoscopic herniorrhaphy in children Journal of Pediatric Surgery, November 26, 2014 Clinical Article
19 What is new in management of pediatric ranula? Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, November 26, 2014 Review Article
20 Improving immunity to Haemophilus influenzae in children with chronic suppurative lung disease Vaccine , November 26, 2014 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 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.
As reported in Academic Emergency Medicine, elevated procalcitonin levels predicted serious bacterial infections in febrile children ≤ 36 months of age better than elevated white blood cell counts, elevated neutrophil counts, and elevated absolute band count.