International Journal of

Pediatric ResearchISSN: 2469-5769

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510118

COVID-19 in Children: A Review of Epidemiology, Mode of Transmission, Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management

Manali Ulhas Desai, MBBS, MPH, PhD

Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: 2023/07/27

COVID-19 disease is a primarily respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmitted by inhaling infected droplets. The primary animal reservoir for the coronavirus virus is the bat. For this review, we searched PubMed on April 30, 2023, with the search strategy: "COVID-19" OR "Coronavirus" AND "Children" AND "Clinical symptoms" AND "Diagnosis" AND "Management." We got 19 search results....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510117

The Frequency and Precipitating Factors for Breakthrough Seizures in Children with Epilepsy

Abdullah Aldosari, Ahmed Alghamdi, Ayidh Alharthi, Abdullah Albuhayri, Suhaib Ghurab, Mohammed Alghamdi and Mufleh Aldosari

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/06/22

This retrospective study reviewed the charts of children with epilepsy who were followed up in the pediatric neurology clinic of King Fahad Hospital in Al-Baha region, Saudi Arabia, between January 2015 and August 2022. Children between 1 to 14 years of age who had epilepsy, as per the International League against Epilepsy (ILAE) definition, and received anti-seizure medication with a seizure-free period of at least two months before breakthrough seizure episode, were included in the study. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510116

Spontaneous Seroma and Septal Hematoma in Children

Valentina Proietti, Juan Dib, Julian Simkim, Juan Carlos Razetti, Federico Herranz, and Carlos Santiago Ruggeri

Article Type: Cases Series | First Published: 2023/06/17

Clinical cases of three pediatric patients who had bilateral spontaneous serous collections and septal hematoma located in the anterior sector of the nasal septum are described. None had a history of trauma or infection, and all were immunocompetent; one was diagnosed with hemophilia type B....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510115

Factors Associated with Neonatal Mortality at Kyeshero Hospital, Goma, North Kivu, DRC

Endanda Zawadi E, Tshivwadi Tshilomb A, Tongota Ntwali J, Mulangu Mutombo A, Imani Musimwa P, Buhoro Baabo G, Mumbere Hangi S, Kyembwa Mwindulwa L, Musafiri Mugisho A, Kabamba Nzaji M and Luboya Numbi Oscar

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/06/09

The neonatal mortality rate is still a significant public health problem in Sub-Saharan African countries and an indicator of the quality of prenatal and perinatal care. This study aimed to determine the neonatal intra-hospital neonatal mortality rate and the maternal and neonatal risk factors associated with neonatal mortality in Kyeshero Hospital....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510084

Dose-Delivery Time Interval of Morphine in Labour and its Impact on the Likelihood of Adverse Neonatal Outcomes

Ranatunga M and Doctor TN

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 26, 2021

To find the effect that time between dosage of morphine and delivery of the baby has on the incidence of need for neonatal resuscitation. Retrospective analysis of 659 births at The Northern Hospital, Epping, Victoria, featuring use of morphine in labour. Time between morphine dose and delivery of baby was recorded for each birth, known as the dose-delivery interval (DDI). Four equally distributed categories were created based on quartiles of DDI. Various neonatal outcomes were compared between ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510083

Lead Poisoning in Pediatric Groups: A Global Burden of Disease

AB Adeyiga

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: December 17, 2021

Lead poisoning is a major public health issues that affect pediatric age group with different multi-organ damage. In children for instance, it has been discovered that there is no small level or appreciable quantity of lead exposure that is safe for children because of developmental growth and cognitive development at this very crucial stage of life. Children are at very high risk because of their handto- mouth explorative behaviors at this developmental age thereby leading to unintentional inge...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510082

Complementary and Alternative Medicine among Inpatient Pediatric Under One Year of Age in Baghdad City-Iraq

Suadad J Al-Daboony, MBCHB-FICMS(CM)

Article Type: Cross-Sectional Study | First Published: December 16, 2021

Complementary & alternative medicine popular in Iraq, its use from many age group but shortage of data is available about uses of traditional medicine in pediatric. The aim of this study to measure the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine CAM (one type of CAM called saqua) use in acutely sick children (complaining from gastro intestinal symptom) and factors associated with it. This is a cross-sectional study, hospital-based study in a tertiary center of Baghdad City- Iraq from t...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510080

Essential Newborn Care in the Municipality of Kara (North Togo) in 2019

Segbedji KAR, Tchagbele O-B, Talboussouma SM, Agrigna H, Kombieni K, Atakouma YD and Azoumah KD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 08, 2021

Every newborn at birth needs an adequate essential care provided by qualified personnel in order to reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate the practice of essential newborn care (ENC) in two tertiary hospitals in the City of Kara (North Togo). It was a prospective and descriptive study about ENC, carried out from March 1st to May 30th of 2019. The study was focused on newborns after their immediate vaginal delivery, their mothers and the hospital personnel...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510079

Assessment of Magnitude and Associated Factors of Immunization Drop Out Rate for Children Aged 12-23 Months In Abobo District South West Ethiopia

Ayalew Kassaw, BSC, MPH IN RH, Abebe Gebere Mariam, BSC, MPH, PHD, Alemi Kebede, BSC, MPH IN RH, and Fassikaw Kebede, BSC, MPH (Epidemiology)

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 20, 2021

Vaccination is the epicenters of preventive care for good children health outcomes in each nation. Nevertheless, numbers of factors have been hindering the attainment of targets to provide complete vaccination in different nations. The aim of this study is to assessed predictors of immunizations in 12-23 months aged children in Abobo District, Gambela regions south west Ethiopia. A community based cross-sectional study was employed in 436 pairs of mothers to children aged 12-23 months from 12 ma...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510078

The Use of Hypnosis for the Treatment of Nocturnal Enuresis: Myth or Reality?

Anna Maria Della Grotta, MD and Alessandro Boscarelli, MD

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: August 30, 2021

Nocturnal enuresis is a common condition which may be cause of considerable psychological distress especially in children. Despite poor evidence across the literature, hypnosis could have an important role as first-line treatment option for primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis. Nocturnal enuresis, also called bed-wetting or night-time incontinence, is a common condition which may be cause of considerable psychological distress especially in children. Nocturnal enuresis refers to the involu...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510076

Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels of Apparently Healthy Nigerian Children Aged 1-24 Months

Akeredolu FD, Akuse RM, Mado SM and Yusuf R

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 23, 2021

The role of vitamin D in promoting health and contributing to disease is an emerging area of research interest that has important health care and public health implications. As the health relevance of vitamin D outside bone health is now being explored globally, scanty data is available about the vitamin D status of healthy Nigerian children. Because Infants and young children have a relatively low supply of foods rich in vitamin D and may also have inadequate exposure to sunlight, they are at r...

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