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Recent Articles

2021-03-29 Review Article

Rationality and irrationality in the use of antibiotics in the epiclatino Latin American Neonatal Units

Angela B Hoyos*


Background: Recent years have seen chaos in the neonatology use of antibiotics with diverse opinions and recommendations in international guidelines and societies. This has created great uncertainty in which cases to use, for how long, and which tests apply to make these deci...

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2021-03-29 Short Communication

Atypical presentation of congenital pneumonia: Value of lung ultrasound

Virginie Meau-Petit* and Grenville F Fox

A term neonate was transferred from a Local Neonatal Unit to our surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on Day 2 due to abdominal distension with radiological appearances suggestive of intestinal obstruction. He was born by Caesarean section with no risk factors for sepsis.

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2021-03-25 Research Article

Factors associated with zinc prescription practice among children with diarrhea who visited public health facilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A cross sectional study

Abenezer Woldegebriel*, Mesfin Beyero and Alemneh Kabeta Daba


Background: Diarrhea and nutrient deficiency worsen each other, and zinc is recommended to be included in clinical management of diarrhea. Therefore, this investigation was done to assess zinc prescription practice to children with diarrhea, identify factors associated with z...

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2021-03-25 Research Article

An Audit on the implementation of administering Ondansetron in children with acute gastroenteritis and its effect on admission rate

Saskia D’Sa*, Ahad Hussain, Mushtaq Hussain, Zahir Afridi, John Twomey and Irfan Ahmed


Acute gastroenteritis (AGE) is a common presenting complaint in paediatrics. Most often, the reason for admission into hospital is to initiate intravenous rehydration in patients with severe dehydration and inability to tolerate oral intake. We found that Ondansetron acts as ...

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2021-01-30 Research Article

Maximal stability limits in adolescents with Tourette syndrome

Mariève Blanchet*, François Prince, Martin Lemay, Sylvain Chouinard and Julie Messier


We explored if adolescents with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS) had functional postural control impairments and how these deficits are linked to a disturbance in the processing and integration of sensory information. We evaluated the displacements of the center of pressu...

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2021-01-15 Research Article

Evaluation of influence of IL-6 C-572G gene polymorphism and clinical factors on positive platelet antibody test

Jeong-Shi Lin*, Li-Hsuan Lee, Hsueng-Mei Liu, Ying-Ju Chen and Tzeon-Jye Chiou*


Background: Interleukin-6 (IL-6) promotes antibody production. The objective of this study was to investigate whether IL-6 C-572G single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) and clinical factors are associated with positive platelet antibody test.

Materials and methods: T...

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2021-01-11 Case Report

Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS): A case with adverse reaction to three drugs alternately administered

Sergio Manieri*, Maria P Mirauda, Fabiola De Gregorio, Carmela Colangelo, Maria Tagliente, Rosaria Abate, Luciana Romaniello, Rosa Lapolla and Donatello Salvatore


Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome is a severe multiorgan hypersensitivity reaction mostly caused by several eliciting drugs in patients with a genetic predisposition. Incidence of DRESS in children is very variable, frome 1:1000 to 1:10.00...

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2020-12-21 Research Article

Parents’ perception of the school nurse’s role

Diane Gillooly*, Ganga Mahat and Patricia Paradiso


Background: School nurses possess an essential role in treating and helping children maintain health. However, the full scope of their role has not been identified by parents. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore parents’ perceptions of the role of the scho...

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2020-12-08 Case Report

A rare case of acute necrotising pancreatitis in a paediatric patient

Lizeri Jansen*, Gabrielle Colleran, Ikechukwu Okafor and Nuala Quinn


The diagnosis of acute necrotising pancreatitis is a rare event in the Paediatric Emergency Department (ED).

We report a case of acute pancreatitis in a paediatric patient, diagnosed in our ED, a tertiary level paediatric hospital.

This child presented wit...

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2020-12-08 Mini Review

A girl with a stiff neck

G Carlone, A Prisco, F Vittoria, E Barbi and M Carbone


Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a rare form of non-Langherans cell histiocytosis (non-LCH) observed almost exclusively in infants and young children. It is rarely systemic, involving extracutaneous sites, such as the liver, lungs, spleen, kidney, pancreas, bone or central n...

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