International Journal of

Pediatric ResearchISSN: 2469-5769

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510122

Descriptive Epidemiology of Home-Based Management of Diarrhea in Children Under Five Years: The Case of Northern Ghana

Abdul-Manan Sumani, Benjamin Tommy Bavug, Abdul-Wahid Mahamuda, Husein Abdul-Karim, Abukari Salifu and Al-kabir Mustapha Tahiru

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: 2023/12/28

An institutional based retrospective cross-sectional study design was employed in the study. Data was taken from August 8, 2022 to September 7, 2022 at the child welfare clinic using koboCollect toolbox. Data was extracted from the koboCollect toolbox into Microsoft excel, cleaned and later imported into IBM SPSS statistics version 22 (SPSS) for analysis....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510121

Vertical Transmission of Scrub Typhus in Newborn: A Case Report

Foram A Patel, Bharat Muliya and Dhruti Pandya

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/12/26

Scrub typhus is an acute febrile mite-born rickettsial infection caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi (formerly called Rickettsia tsutsugamushi ). This infection is very uncommon in neonates. We report a case of 8-day-old newborn presenting with clinical features mimicking severe sepsis but were subsequently diagnosed with primary scrub typhus infection. The timely treatment resulted in dramatic response and complete recovery....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510120

Apnea of Prematurity in the Southern U.S.: The Role of Remote Patient Monitoring Once Discharged to Home

Emily Avery, MPH

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/10/09

Apnea of prematurity is one of the most common challenges in preterm infants, contributing to the U.S.’s high infant mortality rate. There is a growing need for alignment of remote patient monitoring techniques and at-home care for infants diagnosed with apnea of prematurity, especially in the South where accessibility to health services is lacking....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5769/1510119

The Effect of Daytime Sleepiness Experienced by Adolescents Aged 13-18 on Quality of Life

Çiğdem Müge HAYLI, Dilek DEMİR KÖSEM, Neşe ATAMAN BOR, Mehmet ZEKİ AVCI and Mira Rana GÖKDOĞAN

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/09/21

The data needed for the research were gathered online between 22 October 2022 and 25 February 2023. Adolescents aged 13 to 18-years-old made up the research study. Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) and Quality of Life Scale (SF-36) were used in collecting research data for 420 adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 years who participated voluntarily and were selected by convenience sampling method from improbable samples, with written consent from their parents, by online survey method. ...

 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. ...

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