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 ...
Lead Poisoning in Pediatric Groups: A Global Burden of Disease
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...
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...
Association between Screen Time and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Academic Achievement among Children
Monserrat Hernández-Luengo, Celia Álvarez-Bueno, María Eugenia Visier Alfonso, Andrés Redondo Tébar, Blanca Notario-Pacheco and Vicente Martínez-Vizcaíno
Article Type: Cross-Sectional Analysis | First Published: November 24, 2021
Excessive screen time has been associated with a deleterious impact on cardiometabolic health and academic achievement in children; however, the evidence supporting these effects depends on the type of electronic device. To examine the association between the time spent watching television (TV) and using interactive electronic devices (computers, tablets, etc.) with cardiometabolic risk factors and academic achievement in school-aged children (8-11 years). Cross-sectional analysis was conducted ...
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...
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...
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...
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...