Meeting the Needs of Children in Pediatric Hospitals: An Analysis of Professional Roles
Emily P Finley and Holly H Hoffman, PhD
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: December 10, 2022
Every year millions of children experience being a patient in a hospital setting. When hospitalization is required, many challenges related to coping skills and development face children and families. Examples include being taken out of their typical setting, managing new information, and limited social interactions. This study gathered insights from 203 healthcare professionals (child life specialists, social workers, and counsellors) who work with pediatric patients....
Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Mothers on Neonatal Danger Signs
Ramamonjinirina TP, Tsifiregna RL, Rabemananjara A, Rakotondravelo SM and Rabesandratana N
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 13, 2022
Neonatal mortality is still a public health problem. The objective of our study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practices of mothers in the Fianarantsoa Level 2 Basic Health-care Centers, face to neonatal danger signs. This was a prospective cross-sectional study of pregnant women of the second gestational age and above (parity ≥ 1), who came for prenatal consultation in public health centers, on their knowledge, attitudes, and practices in front of neonatal danger signs. The surve...
Tension Pneumothorax in 5-Months Old Infant - An Atypical Presentation of CPAM Type I
Dorotea Keretic, Andro Gliha, Stjepan Visnjic, Andrija Car, Ivan Petracic, Josip Pejic, Ana Tripalo Batos, Monika Ulamec, Leon Romcevic and Antonija Gojenovic
Article Type: Case report | First Published: June 24, 2022
Congenital pulmonary airway malformation or CPAM is a rare anomaly which affects specifically one and usually lower lung lobe. In most cases it is detected during prenatal life with foetal ultrasound, but it`s not uncommon to find CPAM in background of frequent respiratory infections in childhood, rarely even in adulthood. In this paper, our aim is to present an atypical presentation of CPAM type I which we had difficulties to diagnose....
High Prevalence of Neonatal Respiratory Distress and its Possible Etiologies in NICU in Syria
Fareeda Wasfy Bijow, MD, Oday Jouni, MD and Adnan Dayoub, MD
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 18, 2022
Neonatal Respiratory Distress (NRD) is one of the most causes of hospitalization in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) worldwide in both preterm and full-term neonates. Its prevalence and etiologies vary according to several geographic, ethnic and service factors. We aimed to determine Prevalence and etiologies of NRD in NICU in Tishreen University Hospital in Lattakia, Syria....
Etiological Classification of Short Stature in Children over 5 Years Old
Suhad Abdullah, Ahmed Chreitah and Youssef Zreik
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: June 30, 2022
Short stature is a common problem in childhood, which may be a normal variant of growth or the result of pathologic conditions. Determination of the etiological factors would lead to more appropriate assessment and clinical approach for patients. The aim of this study is to describe the etiologies of short stature among children....