Quantifying health facility service readiness for small and sick newborn care: comparing standards-based and WHO level-2  + scoring for 64 hospitals implementing with NEST360 in Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, and Tanzania
Service readiness tools are important for assessing hospital capacity to provide quality small and sick newborn care (SSNC). Lack of summary scoring approaches for SSNC service readiness means we are unable to... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 12, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Rebecca E. Penzias, Christine Bohne, Edith Gicheha, Elizabeth M. Molyneux, David Gathara, Samuel K. Ngwala, Evelyn Zimba, Ekran Rashid, Opeyemi Odedere, Olabisi Dosunmu, Robert Tillya, Josephine Shabani, James H. Cross, Christian Ochieng, Harriet H. Webst Tags: Research Source Type: research

Vacuum bell therapy for pectus excavatum: a retrospective study
Pectus excavatum, the most common chest wall deformity, is frequently treated with Nuss procedure. Here we will describe non-invasive procedure and analyze the variables associated vacuum bell therapy for pati... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 9, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Weixuan Lei, Mengqi Shao, Yan Hu, Jieming Cao, Wei Han, Ruoyao Wang, Quanming Fei, Jian Zou, Junqi Yi, Zheyu Cheng and Wenliang Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Study protocol for the ACTIVE SCHOOL study investigating two different strategies of physical activity to improve academic performance in Schoolchildren
Previous research has suggested that school-based physical activity (PA) interventions may have a positive impact on academic performance. However, existing literature on school-based interventions encompasses... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 9, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Lise Sohl Jeppesen, Linn Damsgaard, Malene Norup Stolpe, Jesper Ninn Sandfeld Melcher, Jacob Wienecke, Glen Nielsen, S øren Smedegaard, Anne Husted Henriksen, Rasmus Ahmt Hansen, Charles H Hillman, Tuija H Tammelin, Geir K Resaland, Andrew Daly-Smith and Tags: Study Protocol Source Type: research

Primary-school-aged children inspire their peers and families to eat more vegetables in the KiiDSAY project: a qualitative descriptive study
While vegetable intakes in Australia remain sub-optimal across all age groups, children are rarely consulted about their ideas on how to increase consumption. Qualitative research involving children provides a... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 9, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Karpouzis F., Walsh A., Shah S., Ball K. and Lindberg R. Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association of dietary carbohydrate quality and quantity with obesity among Iranian adolescents: a case-control study
Adolescent obesity is considered as a major health concern worldwide which is closely linked to the quality of diet. The purpose of the present study was to assess the carbohydrate quality and quantity in rela... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 9, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shabnam Mohebati, Mahboobeh Shakeri, Sara Ranjbar, Mohammad Jalali, Mehran Nouri and Shiva Faghih Tags: Research Source Type: research

Population-based cross-sectional study of factors influencing full vaccination status of children aged 12- 23 months in a rural district of the Upper East Region, Ghana
Achieving universal health coverage includes ensuring that children have access to vaccines that are of high quality, safe, efficacious, and affordable. The Immunisation Agenda 2030 aims to expand services to ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 8, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Emmanuel Awonanya Akanpaabadai, Abraham Awonboro Adiak, Ruth Nimota Nukpezah, Martin Nyaaba Adokiya, Simon Effah Adjei and Michael Boah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mortality and associated factors among children admitted to an intensive care unit in muhimbili national hospital, from the time of admission to three months after discharge: a prospective cohort study
Mortality of children admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICU) is higher in low-to-middle-income countries (LMICs) as compared to high-income countries (HICs). There is paucity of information on outcomes followi... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 8, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Rehema E. Lyimo, Yasser H. Said, Sokoine L. Kivuyo, Deogratias Nkya and Francis F. Furia Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life and self-reported health status in adolescents with chronic health conditions before transfer of care to adult health care: an international cohort study
Heath-related quality of life (HRQoL) is lower in adolescents with chronic health conditions compared to healthy peers. While there is evidence of some differences according to the underlying condition and gen... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 8, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Mira Kallio, Anna Tornivuori, P äivi J. Miettinen, Kaija-Leena Kolho, Heikki Relas, Evelyn Culnane, Hayley Loftus, Susan M. Sawyer and Silja Kosola Tags: Research Source Type: research

Movement behaviour education for parents in prenatal, postnatal, and pediatric care in Canada: A needs assessment
Parents/guardians can greatly influence their child ’s movement behaviours (i.e., physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep). Yet, they have reported to lack sufficient background knowledge to foster he... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 8, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Brianne A. Bruijns, Matthew Bourke, Aidan Loh and Patricia Tucker Tags: Research Source Type: research

Parental engagement in research on paediatric lower respiratory tract infections in Indonesia
Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) in children are a major concern in Indonesia as it is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Therefore, research on LRTIs is crucial to improve children ’s heal... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 8, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Vincentia Rizke Ciptaningtyas, Tanjung Ayu Sumekar, Quirijn de Mast, Marinus Isa äk de Jonge and Ani Margawati Tags: Research Source Type: research

The first pineoblastoma case report of a patient with Sotos syndrome harboring NSD1 germline mutation
Germline mutations of NSD1 are associated with Sotos syndrome, characterized by distinctive facial features, overgrowth, and developmental delay. Approximately 3% of individuals with Sotos syndrome develop tumors... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 8, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Xizan Yue, Bo Liu, Tiantian Han, Didi Guo, Ran Ding and Guangyu Wang Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Association between parental feeding styles, body mass index, and consumption of fruits, vegetables and processed foods with mothers ´ perceptions of feeding difficulties in children
Feeding difficulties (FDs) are complex phenomena influenced by parental factors, feeding behaviour, and cultural factors. However, studies of the influences of these factors on FDs incidence are scarce. Thus, ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 8, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Nathalia Moretti Fontanezi, Priscila Maximino, Rachel Helena Vieira Machado, Gerson Ferrari and Mauro Fisberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Influenza a H1N1 infection complicated with encephalopathy and acute pancreatitis: a case report
This paper reports a case of influenza complicated with influenza associated encephalopathy complicated with acute pancreatitis. This kind of disease is relatively rare, we hope to draw people ’s attention to i... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 5, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Junhao Cui, Wanyu Jia, Peng Li, Xue Zhang, Zheng Li and Chunlan Song Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Relationship between chorioamnionitis or funisitis and lung injury among preterm infants: meta-analysis involved 16 observational studies with 68,397 participants
Chorioamnionitis (CA) can cause multiple organ injuries in premature neonates, particularly to the lungs. Different opinions exist regarding the impact of intrauterine inflammation on neonatal respiratory dist... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 5, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Wen-li Liu, Yao Zhou, Chao Zhang, Jun Chen, Xu-feng Yin, Feng-xia Zhou and Shao-jun Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prediction of coronary artery lesions in children with Kawasaki syndrome based on machine learning
Kawasaki syndrome (KS) is an acute vasculitis that affects children   (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - March 5, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yaqi Tang, Yuhai Liu, Zhanhui Du, Zheqi Wang and Silin Pan Tags: Research Source Type: research