Balloon purpura
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Victoria M. Madray, Kendall R. Liner, Loretta S. Davis (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - August 1, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Breastfeeding preterm born infant: Chance and challenge
Publication date: Available online 6 February 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Svetlana Zukova, Valda Krumina, Jelena Buceniece (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 27, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Incidental finding of a needle in the root of the mesentery of an 11-month-old boy: A case report
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Kalagi Dana, AlFakhri Lama, AlTahhan Mays, AlKhamisy Ayman, Habib Zakaria, Wajeeh AlDekhail (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 25, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Lobar pneumonia in pediatric patient with COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Amna Kashgari, Mohammed Al Otaibi, Musaed Alharbi (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Clinical practice guideline: Approach to childhood asthma in the era of COVID-19: The official statement endorsed by the Saudi Pediatric Pulmonology Association (SPPA)
Publication date: Available online 12 July 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Abdullah Al-Shamrani, Adel S. Al-Harbi, Alhaider SA, Saleh AlHarbi, Nasser S. Al-Harbi, Alnashmi Alanazi, Turki S. Al Ahmadi (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 13, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors (ATRT): King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre experience
Publication date: Available online 8 July 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Amr Mousa, Amani Al-Kofide, Khawar Siddiqui, Hindi Alhindi, Nada Alshaikh, Essam Alshail (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Acute autonomic neuropathy as a Rare Cause of Severe Arterial Hypertension in a child
Publication date: Available online 8 July 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Halszka Kamińska, Anna Kostera-Pruszczyk, Anna Potulska-Chromik, Bożena Werner (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Two simple modifications can potentially change the future of proximal hypospadias surgery. Our series and a review of the literature
Publication date: Available online 9 July 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Rezkalla Akkary, Mirella Ripepi, orion Akokpe, Hamdi Louati, Clemence Klipfel, Stephan Geiss (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Child mortality in Saudi Arabia: Time for action at all levels
Publication date: Available online 7 July 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Maha Almuneef, Hassan Saleheen, Fadia AlBuhairan, Majid Al-Eissa, Manal Al Muntaser, Hala Al Alem, Ahmad Othman, Tarek Al Abrash, Saif Al Saif, Beverly Baylon (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

The risk of eating disorders among children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Results of a matched cohort study
Publication date: Available online 6 July 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Haitham Jahrami, Ahmed Malalla AlAnsari, Abdulrahman Ismaeel Janahi, Ammar Khalid Janahi, Latifa Rashid Darraj, Mo'ez Al-Islam E. Faris (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Technology-dependent children
Publication date: June 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Volume 7, Issue 2Author(s): Krishna Mohan Gulla, Tanushree Sahoo, Anil Sachdev (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - July 3, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Sotos syndrome with a novel mutation in the NSD1 gene associated with congenital hypothyroidism
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Arushi Verma, Parisa Salehi, Anne Hing, Alissa Jeanne Curda Roberts (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - June 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Italian nurses knowledge and attitudes towards fatigue in pediatric onco-hematology: A cross-sectional nationwide survey
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Elena Rostagno, Anna Bergadano, Michela Piredda, Maria Grazia De Marinis (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - June 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis in pediatric patients: A diagnostic dilemma and management challenge
Publication date: Available online 18 June 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Afaq Mobin Al Haq, Alaa Rasheedi, Muayed Al Farsi, Abeer Mehdar, Yasmin Yousef, Khalid Rasheed, Soliman Binyahib (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - June 19, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Decisions and outcome for infants born near the limit of viability
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Fahad Al Hazzani, Saleh Al Alaiyan, Mohammed Bin Jabr, Abdulaziz Binmanee, Mahmoud Shaltout, Yazeed Moqbil Al Motairy, Abdulhameed Sami Qashqary, Abdullah Saleh Al Dughaither (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - June 5, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Gastric bezoar
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Farida Mohsin Sulaiman Ambusaidi, Maryam Al-Yaqoubi (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - June 1, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Italian nurses’ knowledge of and attitudes towards fatigue in pediatric onco-hematology: A cross-sectional nationwide survey
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Elena Rostagno, Anna Bergadano, Michela Piredda, Maria Grazia De Marinis (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - May 27, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Pediatric COVID-19: An Update on the Expanding Pandemic
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Sami Al-Hajjar, Kenneth McIntosh (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - May 19, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Acute psychosis secondary to isoniazid in pediatric pulmonary tuberculosis: A case report and literature review
Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Saleh Alfawaz, Nadia Alattas, Moza Alhammadi, Saadia Waqar, Sulaiman Al Alola (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - May 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Influence of tension of the nuchal cord to the developmental output in a one-year-old child
Publication date: Available online 8 May 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Edina Karabeg, Enes Karabeg, Adi Karabeg (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - May 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Message from the journal
Publication date: March 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Volume 7, Issue 1Author(s): (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - April 29, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Breaking bad news to children with chronic kidney disease: A questionnaire-based study and literature review
Publication date: Available online 9 March 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Weiam Almaiman, Areej Alfattani, Turki A. Alshareef (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - April 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Child maltreatment prevention readiness in Bahrain
Publication date: Available online 11 April 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Fadheela T. Al-Mahroos, Aysha A. Alnoaimi, Eshraq A. AlAmer, Haitham A. Jahrami, Hassan N. Saleheen, Maha Almuneef, Majid A. Al-Eissa (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - April 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Physical activity pattern and its relationship with overweight and obesity in saudi children
Publication date: Available online 11 April 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Eman M. Aliss, Rima H. Sutaih, Hayat Z. Kamfar, Abdulmoeen E. Alagha, Zuhair M. Marzouki (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - April 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Saudi pediatric residents' confidence in handling ethical situations and factors influencing it
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Bedoor H. Al Qadrah, Abdullah M. Al-Saleh, Abdulla Al-Sayyari (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - April 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Incidental finding of a needle in the root of the mesentery in a 11-month-old boy: A case report
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Kalagi Dana, AlFakhri Lama, AlTahhan Mays, AlKhamisy Ayman, Al-Dekhail Wajeeh, Habib Zakaria (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - April 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Acute psychosis secondary to isoniazid in pediatric pulmonary tuberculosis: Case report and literature review
Publication date: Available online 5 April 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Saleh Alfawaz, Nadia Alattas, Moza Alhammadi, Saadia Waqar, Sulaiman Al Alola (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - April 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Coarctation of Aorta in Turner Mosaicism
Publication date: Available online 18 March 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Gorito Vanessa, Baptista Cristina, Santos Paulo, Costa Ana Margarida, Carvalho Joana (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - March 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Idiopathic Congenital Anomalous Bands: About Ten Cases With Systematic Review Of The Literature
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Yosra Kerkeni, Bouden Aicha, Mourad Hamzaoui (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - March 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Congenital intrahepatic portosystemic venous shunt
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Amna Kashgari, Mohammed Al Otibi (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - March 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

“Current concepts of mechanical ventilation in neonates” – Part 1: Basics
Publication date: Available online 11 March 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Aravanan Anbu Chakkarapani, Roshan Adappa, Sanoj Karayil Mohammad Ali, Samir Gupta, Naharmal B. Soni, Louis Chicoine, Helmut H. Hummler (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - March 12, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Breaking Bad News in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Questionnaire-Based Study and Literature Review
Publication date: Available online 9 March 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Weiam Almaiman, Areej Alfattani, Turki A. Alshareef (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - March 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

The Enigma of Gastroesophageal reflux Disease among Convalescing Infants in the NICU: It is time to rethink.
Publication date: Available online 5 March 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Eman F. Badran, Sudarshan R. Jadcherla (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - March 5, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Late preterm infants – changing trends and continuing challenges
Publication date: Available online 25 February 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Sreenivas Karnati, Swapna Kollikonda, Jalal Abu-Shaweesh (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 25, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Relationship between breastfeeding duration and undernutrition conditions among children aged 0–3 Years in Pakistan
ConclusionBreastfeeding in the 2nd and 3rd year of life was found to have significant relationship with stunting and severe stunting. Mothers need to be educated about the risks of prolonged breastfeeding to reduce the burden of undernutrition in the country. (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Practical aspects on the use of non-invasive respiratory support in preterm infants
Publication date: Available online 18 February 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Nehad Nasef, Hend ME. Rashed, Hany AlyAbstractPreterm infants frequently present with respiratory insufficiency requiring respiratory assistance. Invasive mechanical ventilation has been associated with several short and long term complications. Therefore, the practice of early use of non-invasive ventilation has been adopted. Nasal CPAP proved efficacy as an initial therapy for preterm infants. Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation is an alternative used to mitigate CPAP failure in infants ...
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Review of the Evidence for Interventions to Reduce Perinatal Mortality In Low- And Middle-Income Countries
Publication date: Available online 18 February 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Vivek V. Shukla, Waldemar A. CarloABSTRACTLow- and middle-income countries contribute to the overwhelming majority of the global perinatal and neonatal mortality. There is a growing amount of literature focused on interventions aimed at reducing the healthcare gaps and thereby reducing perinatal and neonatal mortality in low- and middle-income countries. The current review synthesizes available evidence for interventions that have shown to improve perinatal and neonatal outcomes. Reduction in imp...
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Managing the Ambiguity of the Trainee and the Trainer
Publication date: Available online 5 February 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Muhammad Nauman Qureshi, Taimur ButtAbstractThe “trainee in difficulty” (TID) can have multiple causative factors which can impact on delivery of an expected standard of skill sets. The communication and interpersonal skills in Emergency department setting are key to any trainee’s performance in an Emergency Department (ED) environment where team playing is a major factor in achieving safe and holistic care for the patients. Trainer or a young faculty member responsible for the t...
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

A systematic comparison between infant formula compositions using the Bray-Curtis Similarity Index
ConclusionsWe think the BCSI is an appropriate tool for a systematic comparison between SS-1-IFs compositions and may help for choosing a SS-1-IF. (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Mediastinal emphysema as the initial presentation of acute severe asthma
Publication date: Available online 6 February 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Rangan Srinivasaraghavan (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Breastfeeding Preterm Born Infant: Chance and Challenge.
Publication date: Available online 6 February 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Svetlana Zukova, Valda Krumina, Jelena BucenieceAbstractBackgroundFor preterm infants breastmilk plays an important role in their development, but they encounter a number of barriers to breastfeeding. The aim of this study was to investigate breastfeeding prevalence in preterm infants and to examine factors that may face mothers when starting to feed at-breast and their impact on the result.MethodsWomen (N=79) with preterm infants (N=84) were interviewed within the follow-up program in Latvia duri...
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Dengue Meningoencephalitis in a Child presenting with Focal seizures
We report 9 years old female child who presented with fever and focal seizures. The Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) analysis was compatible with viral meningoencephalitis and Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction(RT-PCR) on same sample was positive for dengue virus RNA, serotype 2. The dengue IgM in blood sample was positive on 8th day of the illness. This case demonstrates the emerging neurological manifestations of dengue infection and the first confirmed pediatric meningoencephalitis reported from Saudi Arabia. In areas where it does exist, dengue should be in included in the differential diagnosis of cases of viral...
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - February 1, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Relationship between Breastfeeding Duration and Undernutrition Conditions Among Children Aged 0-3 Years in Pakistan
ConclusionBreastfeeding in the 2nd and 3rd year of life was found to have significant relationship with stunting and severe stunting. Mothers need to be educated about the risks of prolonged breastfeeding to reduce the burden of undernutrition in the country. (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - January 26, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Beyond a routine blood gas, an easily picked but missed diagnosis of chronic Encephalopathy
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Haya S. AlFaris, Ghasan Elhissi, Aziza Chedrawi, Mohammad Al-MuhaizeaAbstractRecessive congenital methemoglobinemia (RCM) is a rare neurological disorder caused by a deficiency in NADH-CYB5R. RCM has two main types I&II, with cyanosis being the hallmark feature in both. Type-I is a mild form, with cyanosis being the only feature. While type-II is the severe form with prominent neurological symptoms including, dystonia and spasticity. However, the cyanosis is subtle and difficult to appreciate....
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - January 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Vestibular stimulation with Indian hammock versus music intervention in the prevention of infantile colic in term infants: An open-labelled, randomized controlled trial
ConclusionsVestibular stimulation by Indian hammock and music intervention individually reduced the occurrence of infantile colic. (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - January 11, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Underweight, body image, and weight loss measures among adolescents in Saudi Arabia: is it a fad or is there more going on?
ConclusionUnderweight status is prevalent among adolescents in Saudi Arabia and deserves more attention as a public health issue. Distorted body image and disordered eating behaviors exist, necessitating further investigation of underlying causes. (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - January 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Prescribing Patterns and Drug-Related Problems (DRPs) in Transfusion-Dependent Paediatric Thalassemia Patients: A Prospective Interventional Study from a Tertiary Care Hospital in India
ConclusionsThe prescribing patterns, DRPs and medication errors in transfusion-dependent paediatric thalassaemia patients were discussed in this study. Our study was effective in identifying and solving the DRPs and medication problems that occurred in thalassaemia patients. (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - January 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Vestibular stimulation with Indian hammock versus music therapy in the prevention of infantile colic in term infants: an open labelled, randomized controlled trial
ConclusionsVestibular stimulation by Indian hammock and music therapy individually reduced the occurrence of infantile colic. (Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - December 28, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

PDA: Does it matter?
Publication date: Available online 3 December 2019Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Jalal M. Abu-Shaweesh, Eyad AlmidaniAbstractManagement of persistent patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) continues to be a challenging issue. The attitude toward PDA has shifted in the opposite direction during the last 20 years, from advocating an aggressive and early closure toward a call for watchful observation. While persistent PDA may cause challenges in the medical management of preterm neonates secondary to volume overload, pulmonary edema or hemorrhage, hypotension, and impaired tissue perfusi...
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - December 24, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Stigmatization among parents of autism spectrum disorder children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2019Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent MedicineAuthor(s): Kahlid Alshaigi, Reema Albraheem, Khalid Alsaleem, Moneer Zakaria, Aman Jobeir, Hesham AldhalaanAbstractBackgroundChildren diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have social and cognitive disabilities. For parents, these behaviors can lead to humiliation, social exclusion, and isolation. Stigma is a problem that not only may affect the individual with high functioning autism, but has the potential to extend to their family as well. Indeed, research indicates that the parents of children with d...
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - December 18, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research