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Predictors of outcome in childhood Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Harsita Patel, Claire Dunican, Aubrey J Cunnington,

Plasmodium falciparum malaria is classified as either uncomplicated or severe, determining clinical management and providing a framework for understanding pathogenesis. Severe malaria in children is defined by the presence of one or more features associated with adverse outcome, but there is wide variation in the predictive value of these features. ... Read more >>

Virulence (Virulence)
[2020, 11(1):199-221]

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Adult outcomes of childhood bronchiectasis.

Dawn Sibanda, Rosalyn Singleton, John Clark, Christine Desnoyers, Ellen Hodges, Gretchen Day, Gregory Redding,

Recent literature has highlighted the importance of transition from paediatric to adult care for children with chronic conditions. Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis is an important cause of respiratory morbidity in low-income countries and in indigenous children from affluent countries; however, there is little information about adult outcomes of childhood bronchiectasis. We ... Read more >>

Int J Circumpolar Health (International journal of circumpolar health)
[2020, 79(1):1731059]

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Acquired long QT syndrome in chronic kidney disease patients.

Peng Liu, Lu Wang, Dan Han, Chaofeng Sun, Xiaolin Xue, Guoliang Li,

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. QT interval prolongation is a congenital or acquired condition that is associated with an increased risk of torsade de pointes (TdP), sudden cardiac death (SCD), and all-cause mortality in the general population. The ... Read more >>

Ren Fail (Renal Failure)
[2020, 42(1):54-65]

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"Sometimes it feels like thinking in syrup" - the experience of losing sense of self in those with young onset dementia.

Laila Mohrsen Busted, Dorthe S Nielsen, Regner Birkelund,

Purpose: To explore and describe the experience of people having young-onset dementia.Methods: This was a qualitative study that used semi-structured interviews to collect data from nine persons with young-onset dementia (aged 47-65; five men and four women). Data were collected in the spring of 2018. All interviews were conducted at ... Read more >>

Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being (International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being)
[2020, 15(1):1734277]

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MeningiSSS: A New Predictive Score to Support Decision on Invasive Procedures to Monitor or Manage the Intracerebral Pressure in Children with Bacterial Meningitis.

Urban Johansson Kostenniemi, Linda Karlsson, Sven-Arne Silfverdal, Christer Mehle,

BACKGROUND:Knowing the individual child's risk is highly useful when deciding on treatment strategies, especially when deciding on invasive procedures. In this study, we aimed to develop a new predictive score for children with bacterial meningitis and compare this with existing predictive scores and individual risk factors. METHODS:We developed the Meningitis ... Read more >>

Neurocrit Care (Neurocritical care)
[2020, 32(2):586-595]

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Amount of Brain Edema Correlates With Neurologic Recovery in Pediatric Cerebral Malaria.

Samuel Kampondeni, Karl B Seydel, Bo Zhang, Dylan S Small, Gretchen L Birbeck, Collen A Hammond, Cowles Chilingulo, Terrie E Taylor, Michael J Potchen,

BACKGROUND:Cerebral malaria (CM) remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in children in sub-Saharan Africa. Recent studies using brain magnetic resonance imaging have revealed increased brain volume as a major predictor of death. Similar morphometric predictors of morbidity at discharge are lacking. The aim of this study was to ... Read more >>

Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. (The Pediatric infectious disease journal)
[2020, 39(4):277-282]

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An Integrative Review of Factors Associated With Symptom Burden at the End of Life in Children With Cancer.

Ijeoma Julie Eche, Ifeoma Mary Eche, Teri Aronowitz,

Children with cancer experience multiple symptoms at end of life (EOL) that impair their health-related quality of life. Using the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses guidelines, this integrative literature review comprehensively summarized symptom experiences of children with cancer at EOL. The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied ... Read more >>

J Pediatr Oncol Nurs (Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses)
[2020, :1043454220909805]

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Prognostic Value of Clinical Tests in Neonates With Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Treated With Therapeutic Hypothermia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Weiqin Liu, Qifen Yang, Hong Wei, Wenhui Dong, Ying Fan, Ziyu Hua,

Background and Objective: There remains an unmet clinical need for markers that predict outcomes in the hypothermia-treated (HT) infants with HIE. The aim of this meta-analysis was to investigate the prognostic accuracy of currently available clinical tests performed in the immediate post-natal period for predicting neurological outcomes between 18 months ... Read more >>

Front Neurol (Frontiers in Neurology)
[2020, 11:133]

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Thrombolysis in a Child with Acute Arterial Ischemic Stroke without Large Vessel Occlusion.

Ilana Hanes, Serena Orr, Jorge Davila, Adam Kirton, Erick Sell,

Can J Neurol Sci (The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques)
[2020, 47(2):275-277]

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Association of childhood obesity with risk of early all-cause and cause-specific mortality: A Swedish prospective cohort study.

Louise Lindberg, Pernilla Danielsson, Martina Persson, Claude Marcus, Emilia Hagman,

BACKGROUND:Pediatric obesity is associated with increased risk of premature death from middle age onward, but whether the risk is already increased in young adulthood is unclear. The aim was to investigate whether individuals who had obesity in childhood have an increased mortality risk in young adulthood, compared with a population-based ... Read more >>

PLoS Med. (PLoS medicine)
[2020, 17(3):e1003078]

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Knowledge and management of fever in parents of children under 5 years of age at a children's hospital.

Vanesa E Castellano, Natalia Talamona, Norberto D Giglio, Liliana Sabbaj, Ángela Gentile,

INTRODUCTION:In pediatrics, fever is a common reason for consultation. The objective was to assess parental knowledge, behaviors, and fears in the management of fever in their children. MATERIALS AND METHODS:Observational, analytical, cross-sectional study. In 2018, a survey was administered to the parents of children aged 6 months to 5 years ... Read more >>

Arch Argent Pediatr (Archivos argentinos de pediatria)
[2020, 118(2):89-94]

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Risk factors for death from hand-foot-mouth disease: a meta-analysis.

X F Ni, X Li, C Xu, Q Xiong, B Y Xie, L H Wang, Y H Peng, X W Li,

In recent years, outbreaks of hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) in China, Singapore and other Western Pacific Region, involving millions of children, have become a big threat to public health. This study aimed to quantitatively assess all qualified studies and identify the risk factors for HFMD death. A systematic search of the ... Read more >>

Epidemiol. Infect. (Epidemiology and infection)
[2020, 148:e44]

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Familial Acute Necrotizing Encephalopathy: Evidence From Next Generation Sequencing of Digenic Inheritance.

Gayatri Iyer, Prashant Utage, Sarah Bailur, Aparna Utage, Annapurna Srirambhatla, Qurratulain Hasan,

Infection-induced acute encephalopathies (IIAEs) are a group of neurologic disorders caused post infection. They are of 8 types, 6 of which are herpes specific, whereas IIAE3 and IIAE4 can be triggered by infections additional to herpeslike influenza, enterovirus, etc. IIAE3 is also known as acute necrotizing encephalopathy type 1, which ... Read more >>

J. Child Neurol. (Journal of child neurology)
[2020, :883073820902308]

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[Prognostic factors and profile in traumatic brain injury in the paediatric age].

M Sanz-Palau, A López-Sala, A Palacio-Navarro, M Turón, L Callejón-Póo, A Sans, P Póo, C Boix, R Colomé,

INTRODUCTION:Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of death and disability in the paediatric population, although the literature on the Spanish population is scarce. From the perspective of early vulnerability, recent research findings suggest that early brain injury has worse sequelae and a higher risk of impact. AIMS:To analyse ... Read more >>

Rev Neurol (Revista de neurologia)
[2020, 70(7):235-245]

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Fatal hepatitis A virus infection in an adolescent.

Fatma BaAlawi, Kowthar Hassan, Khuloud Al Maamari, Abdullah Balkhair,

Acute hepatitis A infection is largely self-limiting illness, rarely resulting in fulminant course with consequent hepatic failure and death. We present a 13-year old previously healthy Omani with fatal hepatitis A virus infection. This case highlights the critical role of hepatitis A vaccination and argues for consideration of its inclusion ... Read more >>

IDCases (IDCases)
[2020, 20:e00721]

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Evaluation of the survival of patients with cirrhosis of viral etiology B / C in 3 hospitals of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Aliocha Nkodila, Charles Mbendi, Vanessa Malumba, Hervé Tukadila, Grace Kisalambote, Clovis Kumbu, Pascal Tshiamala, Antoine Tshimpi, Sébastien Mbendi, Moustapha Ennaji, Benjamin Longo,

<title>Abstract</title> <p> Background and objective : The causes of declining survival in cirrhotic patients are dominated by complications in developing countries. But data on survival among cirrhotics in Sub-Saharan Africa are sketchy. The general objective was to assess the survival and predictors of mortality in patients with viral ... Read more >>

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Adverse childhood experiences and adult inflammation: Single adversity, cumulative risk and latent class approaches.

Rebecca E Lacey, Snehal M Pinto Pereira, Leah Li, Andrea Danese,

BACKGROUND:Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have long been known to be related to poorer health across the life course. Previous studies typically relied on cumulative risk scores or individual adversities measured through retrospective self-reports. However, these approaches have important limitations. Cumulative risk scores assume equal weighting of adversities and the single ... Read more >>

Brain Behav. Immun. (Brain, behavior, and immunity)
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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Headaches Among Children: A Cross-Sectional Analysis.

Fahad Mansuri, Michelle Crozier Nash, Chighaf Bakour, Kevin Kip,

OBJECTIVES:This cross-sectional study examined the association between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and history of frequent headaches (including migraine) among children 3-17 years old using data from the 2016 and 2017 U.S. National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH). BACKGROUND:ACEs include abuse (physical, emotional, or sexual), parental divorce, death, mental illness, or addiction, ... Read more >>

Headache (Headache)
[2020, 60(4):735-744]

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Attitudes and Awareness Towards Organ Donation Among Parents of Pediatric Brain Death Patients in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Eastern Turkey.

Osman Yeşilbaş,

BACKGROUND The real causes of organ donation refusal decisions of parents after pediatric brain death and the factors that most influence their decisions are not known sufficiently in Turkey. This study aimed to investigate the detailed factors that may be relevant to parents' refusal, including their education level and knowledge ... Read more >>

Ann. Transplant. (Annals of transplantation)
[2020, 25:e920527]

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The Extremely Preterm Infant: Ethical Considerations in Life-and-Death Decision-Making.

Susan Albersheim,

Care of the preterm infant has improved tremendously over the last 60 years, with attendant improvement in outcomes. For the extremely preterm infant, <28 weeks' gestation, concerns related to survival as well as neurodevelopmental impairment, have influenced decision-making to a much larger extent than seen in older children. Possible reasons ... Read more >>

Front Pediatr (Frontiers in Pediatrics)
[2020, 8:55]

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Japanese encephalitis vaccination in the Philippines: A cost-effectiveness analysis comparing alternative delivery strategies.

Elisabeth Vodicka, Marita Zimmermann, Anna Lena Lopez, Maria Wilda Silva, Leonita Gorgolon, Toda Kohei, Jessica Mooney, Farzana Muhib, Clint Pecenka, Anthony A Marfin,

INTRODUCTION:Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a mosquito-borne viral infection of the brain that can cause permanent brain damage and death. In the Philippines, efforts are underway to deliver a live attenuated JE vaccine (CD-JEV) to children under five years of age (YOA), who are disproportionately infected. Multiple vaccination strategies are being ... Read more >>

Vaccine (Vaccine)
[2020, 38(13):2833-2840]

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Liver Involvement in Children with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: A Multicenter Study.

Murat Cakir, Elif Sag, Ali Islek, Masallah Baran, Gokhan Tumgor, Sema Aydogdu,

Purpose:Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (A1ATD) in one of the most common genetic causes of liver disease in children. We aimed to analyze the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with A1ATD. Methods:This study included patients with A1ATD from five pediatric hepatology units. Demographics, clinical findings, genetics, and outcome of the patients ... Read more >>

Pediatr Gastroenterol Hepatol Nutr (Pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology & nutrition)
[2020, 23(2):146-153]

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The lived experiences of healthcare during pregnancy, birth, and three months after in women with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Helena Dahlberg, Marie Berg,

Being pregnant, giving birth, and becoming a mother the first months after birth, is for women with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) a period of difficult challenges. In order to identify their need of support from healthcare, the aim of this study was to describe healthcare during pregnancy, labour, birth, ... Read more >>

Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being (International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being)
[2020, 15(1):1698496]

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Prelabor rupture of membranes and the association with cerebral palsy in term born children: a national registry-based cohort study.

Maren Mynarek, Solveig Bjellmo, Stian Lydersen, Kristin Melheim Strand, Jan Egil Afset, Guro L Andersen, Torstein Vik,

BACKGROUND:Guidelines regarding management of prelabor rupture of membranes (PROM) at term vary between immediate induction and expectant management. A long interval between PROM and delivery increases the risk for perinatal infections. Severe perinatal infections are associated with excess risk for cerebral palsy (CP) and perinatal death. We investigated if increasing ... Read more >>

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth (BMC pregnancy and childbirth)
[2020, 20(1):67]

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Advances in Pediatric Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia.

Shannon E Conneely, Alexandra M Stevens,

Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) is a rare disease accounting for only 5%-10% of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and fewer than 1000 cases occur annually in the United States across all age groups. Characterized by t (15; 17), with a resultant PML-RARA gene fusion driving leukemia development, advances in therapy ... Read more >>

Children (Basel) (Children)
[2020, 7(2):]

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