Hepatitis B vaccine effectiveness among vaccinated children in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Globally, 257 million people have chronic hepatitis. Even though a safe and effective prophylactic vaccine against HBV infection has been available, it causes significant morbidity and mortality. HBV vaccines ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 28, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Mekuanint Geta, Endalew Yizengaw and Tsegahun Manyazewal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Drivers of success: improving implementation research tools for better health outcomes
A thorough examination of context, and how it influences implementation of evidence-based interventions, is a promising strategy for enhancing child survival initiatives. Spreading approaches that are identifi... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 28, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Quinhas Fernandes, Orvalho Augusto and Kenneth Sherr Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Embedded implementation research in programming at scale – the new normal to be!
If you want to run faster, don ’t just buy a new pair of shoes; also consider your training methods and where you run. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 28, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Stefan Swartling Peterson Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Examining the implementation of facility-based integrated management of childhood illness and insecticide treated nets in Bangladesh: lessons learned through implementation research
Bangladesh significantly reduced under-5 mortality (U5M) between 2000 and 2015, despite its low economic development and projected high mortality rates in children aged under 5 years. A portion of this success... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 28, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Fauzia Akhter Huda, Kedest Mathewos, Hassan Rushekh Mahmood, Omar Faruk, Lisa R. Hirschhorn and Agnes Binagwaho Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using implementation research to understand lessons in reducing child mortality
Under-5 mortality decreased significantly worldwide between 2000 and 2015, but there is still progress to be made, particularly in lower- and middle-income countries. This supplement shares the work over the l... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 28, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Agnes Binagwaho and Lisa R. Hirschhorn Tags: Introduction Source Type: research

Reference values for the 6-min walking test in children and adolescents living in a moderate altitude region of Peru
The assessment of cardiorespiratory fitness is important because it allows the identification of subgroups with poor health status and the targeting of effective intervention strategies to improve health. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 27, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jose Sulla-Torres, Rub én Vidal-Espinoza, Christopher Avendaño-Llanque, Alexander Calla-Gamboa, Manuel Zúñiga-Carnero, Rossana Gomez-Campos and Marco Cossio-Bolaños Tags: Research Source Type: research

Magnitude of neonatal asphyxia and its predictors among newborns at public hospitals of Wolaita Zone in Southern Ethiopia, 2023
Neonatal asphyxia is one of preventable causes of neonatal mortality throughout the world. It could be improved by early detection and control of the underlying causes. However, there was lack of evidence on i... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 27, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shewazerf Gizachew, Girma Wogie, Mekasha Getnet and Arega Abebe Lonsako Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factor analysis and nomogram prediction model construction for NEC complicated by intestinal perforation
To investigate the clinical characteristics of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) complicated by intestinal perforation and predict the incidence of intestinal perforation in NEC. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 27, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pei Huang, Nandu Luo, Xiaoqi Shi, Jiahong Yan, Jiaojiao Huang, Yan Chen and Zuochen Du Tags: Research Source Type: research

Zonulin and copeptin relation to some metabolic markers in school-aged obese children
Using Zonulin and Copeptin as potential obesity markers in children, hasn ’t yet been focused. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 24, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Sahar Abd El-Raufe El-Masry, Rehab A. Mahmoud, Nayera E Hassan, Manal M. Aly, Hanaa Reyad Abdallah, Sherin Hamdy, Safinaz Megahed and Dina Y. Elalfy Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rare complication – skin atrophy – after systemic conservative therapy of infantile hemangioma
Hemangiomas, also called infantile hemangiomas (IH) or hemangiomas of infancy are the most frequently seen benign vascular tumors of infancy. Different types of hemangiomas are described in the literature. The... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 23, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Konstantine Chakhunashvili, Eka Kvirkvelia, Natia Todua and Davit G. Chakhunashvili Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Risk factors and scores for prediction of coronary artery aneurysms in Kawasaki disease: a European monocentric study
Japanese Kawasaki disease (KD) risk scores cannot be adopted in non-Japanese patients. In North American populations a baseline coronary artery Z-score  > 2 and the Son score are associated with coronary artery... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 23, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Adriano La Vecchia, Rita Stracquadaino, Lucia Mauri, Lucia Augusta Baselli, Rozan Abdallah, Martina Cucchetti, Anna Maria Colli, Carlo Agostoni and Rosa Maria Dellepiane Tags: Research Source Type: research

Poisoning in children and adolescents in Kermanshah city, Iran
This study aimed to describe the demographic charac... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 22, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Mitra Hemmati, Mohamad Reza Tohidi, Ali Mohammadi, Firozeh Jahanpour, Bahareh Andayeshgar and Sahar Fallah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation-assisted training on lower limb motor function in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
To explore the effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)-assisted training on lower limb motor function in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (HCP). (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 22, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yan He, Qi Zhang, Ting-Ting Ma, Yan-Hua Liang, Rong-Rong Guo, Xiao-Song Li, Qian-Jin Liu and Tian-Yang Feng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pediatrician and parental evaluation of child neurodevelopment at 2 years of age
The early identification of infants with a risk for neurodevelopmental disorders in the first few years of life is essential for better developmental outcomes. Screenings should be carried out by combining the... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 22, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Giulia Segre, Antonio Clavenna, Elisa Roberti, Francesca Scarpellini, Massimo Cartabia, Chiara Pandolfini, Valeria Tessarollo, Ilaria Costantino and Maurizio Bonati Tags: Research Source Type: research

Physical punishment and effective verbal communication in children aged 9 –36 months, according to sex: secondary analysis of a national survey
A substantial number of children in the world are regularly subjected to physical punishment by their parents as a method of upbringing. Evidence suggests that it has negative effects on the development of bra... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 20, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Vanessa Chire Illachura, Maria In és Montesinos-Malpartida, Luciana Bellido-Boza, Zully M. Puyén and Dora Blitchtein-Winicki Tags: Research Source Type: research