The effect of maternal voice and non-nutritional sucking on repeated procedural pain of heel prick in neonates: a quasi-experimental study
Neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit undergo frequent painful procedures. It is essential to reduce pain using safe and feasible methods. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 16, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yushuang Chen, Leshan Zhou and Yanjuan Tan Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of respiratory muscle training on children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Cystic fibrosis is a chronic genetic disease that can affect the function of the respiratory system. Previous reviews of the effects of respiratory muscle training in people with cystic fibrosis are uncertain ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 15, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: WenQian Cai, Meng Li, Yi Xu, Mei Li, JiaNan Wang, YaHui Zuo and JinJin Cao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Systemic lupus erythematosus combined with Wilson ’s disease: a case report and literature review
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and Wilson ’s disease (WD) are both systemic diseases that can affect multiple organs in the body. The coexistence of SLE and WD is rarely encountered in clinical practice, ma... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 15, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Zhenle Yang, Qian Li, Suwen Liu, Zihan Zong, Lichun Yu and Shuzhen Sun Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Critically ill children with SARS-COV-2 Omicron infection at a national children medical center, Guangdong, China
SARS-CoV-2 infection is described as asymptomatic, mild, or moderate disease in most children. SARS-CoV-2 infection related death in children and adolescents is rare according to the current reports. COVID-19 ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 15, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Fen Lin, Dao-Ju Jiang, Song Zhang, Zhe Yang, Hua-Song Zeng, Zhi-Ping Liu and Li-Ye Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Delineating morbidity patterns in preterm infants at near-term age using a data-driven approach
Long-term survival after premature birth is significantly determined by development of morbidities, primarily affecting the cardio-respiratory or central nervous system. Existing studies are limited to pairwis... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 11, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Octavia-Andreea Ciora, Tanja Seegm üller, Johannes S. Fischer, Theresa Wirth, Friederike Häfner, Sophia Stoecklein, Andreas W. Flemmer, Kai Förster, Alida Kindt, Dirk Bassler, Christian F. Poets, Narges Ahmidi and Anne Hilgendorff Tags: Research Source Type: research

The timing of minimally invasive surgery for prenatally diagnosed choledochal cysts
This study was primarily designed to explore the proper timi... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 11, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shiwen Pan, Wei Li, Huan Chen and Changgui Lu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between dietary selenium and zinc intake and risk of dilated cardiomyopathy in children: a case-control study
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCMP) is characterized by the enlargement and weakening of the heart and is a major cause of heart failure in children. Infection and nutritional deficiencies are culprits for DCMP. Zin... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 11, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maryam Aryafar, Mohammad Mahdavi, Hossein Shahzadi, Yeganeh Rajabpour Ranjbar, Mohammad Hassan Sohouli, Sina Afzal, Asal Neshatbini Tehrani, Danial Fotros and Ghazal Daftari Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predicting chronological age of 14 or 18 in adolescents: integrating dental assessments with machine learning
Age estimation plays a critical role in personal identification, especially when determining compliance with the age of consent for adolescents. The age of consent refers to the minimum age at which an individ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 10, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shihui Shen, Yibo Guo, Jiaxuan Han, Meizhi Sui, Zhuojun Zhou and Jiang Tao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Resistance training presents beneficial effects on bone development of adolescents engaged in swimming but not in impact sports: ABCD Growth Study
Sports practice during adolescence is important to enhance bone development, although it may provide different effects depending on the mechanical impact present in the sport. Besides, resistance training (RT)... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 9, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ricardo R. Agostinete, Andr é O. Werneck, Pedro H. Narciso, Esther Ubago-Guisado, Manuel J. Coelho-e-Silva, Renata M. Bielemann, Luis Alberto Gobbo, Bruna Turi Lynch, Romulo Araújo Fernandes and Dimitris Vlachopoulos Tags: Research Source Type: research

Chronic stridor in a toddler after ingestion of a discharged button battery: a case report
Button battery (BB) ingestions (BBI) are increasingly prevalent in children and constitute a significant, potentially life-threatening health hazard, and thus a pediatric emergency. Ingested BBs are usually ch... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 6, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Zoe S. Oftring, Doortje M. Mehrtens, Julian Mollin, Eckard Hamelmann and Sebastian Gaus Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Epidermolysis Bullosa: Two rare case reports of COL7A1 and EBS-GEN SEV KRT14 variants with review of literature
Bullosa is a rare hereditary skin condition that causes blisters. Genes encoding structural proteins at or near the dermal-epidermal junction are mutated recessively or dominantly, and this is the primary caus... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 5, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Fatma Mabrouk Ali, Jieyu Zhou, Mingyan Wang, Qiuxia Wang, Lulu Sun, Mansour Maulid Mshenga and Hongyan Lu Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Cholangiocarcinoma identified in perforated choledochal cyst in a 3-year-old boy
Cholangiocarcinoma in patients with Choledochal cysts is rare in childhood; however, it seriously affects the prognosis of the disease. The key to addressing this situation lies in completely removing the extr... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 5, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Lun Yu, Wenli Xiu, Aimei Yue, Xiwei Hao, Zhong Jiang, Jie Wu and Qian Dong Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Growth and endocrinopathies among children with β-Thalassemia major treated at Dubai Thalassemia centre
β-Thalassemia major (BTM) is one of the most common hereditary anemias worldwide. Patients suffer from iron overload that results from repeated blood transfusion This in turn leads to multiple organ damage and... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 5, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Rabah Almahmoud, Amal Hussein, Fatheya Al Khaja, Ahmed Farrag Soliman, Hany Dewedar, Zainab Al Shareef and Sarah Mathai Tags: Research Source Type: research

Antibiotic use in infants at risk of early-onset sepsis: results from a unicentric retrospective cohort study
Antibiotic use for early-onset sepsis represents a high percentage of antibiotic consumption in the neonatal setting. Measures to assess infants at risk of early-onset sepsis are needed to optimize antibiotic ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 5, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Catalina Morales-Betancourt, Diego Fontiveros-Escalona, Adriana Montealegre-Pomar, Tania Carbayo-Jim énez, María Palomares-Eraso, Concepción de Alba-Romero, Elena Bergón-Sendín, Maria Teresa Moral Pumarega and Carmen Pallás-Alonso Tags: Research Source Type: research

Erythroferrone and hepcidin levels in children with iron deficiency anemia
Iron deficiency anemia remains a significant public health issue in developing countries. The regulation of iron metabolism is primarily controlled by hepcidin, a key regulatory protein. During erythropoiesis,... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - April 4, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ramazan Dulkadir, Gamze Turna Salto ğlu and Ali Güneş Tags: Research Source Type: research