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Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

Print ISSN
1034-4810
Electronic ISSN
1440-1754
Impact factor
1.221
Publisher
wiley
URL
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1754
Usage rank
1097
Article count
3775
Free count
35
Free percentage
0.00927152
PDFs via platforms
Proquest, Rcgp, Wiley from 1965, CSA, Ingenta, Gale, and Ovid from 2000

  1. Fifteen years of acute flaccid paralysis surveillance in Hong Kong: Findings from 1997 to 2011.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 50(7):545 (2014) PMID 24528511

    Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance system was set up in Hong Kong in 1997 for World Health Organization's (WHO) certification of poliomyelitis eradication. This paper describes and reviews the demographic, clinical and virological characteristics of AFP cases reported to the system in its fi...
  2. Retrospective review of 200 children hospitalised with acute asthma. Identification of intervention points: a single centre study.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 50(4):286 (2014) PMID 24372675

    We aimed to (i) determine if acute severity, risk factors and management differed between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children; and (ii) identify intervention points to reduce morbidity and mortality of asthma. Retrospective review of 200 children hospitalised to Royal Darwin Hospital with asthma....
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    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 50(3):247 (2014) PMID 24674255

  4. Risk factors for mortality among human immunodeficiency virus-exposed and unexposed infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit in Bo...

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 50(3):189 (2014) PMID 24372811

    We describe risk factors for NNU mortality in an area with high prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We performed a prospective cohort study of infants admitted to the NNU at a public referral hospital in Gaborone, Botswana. The primary outcome was neonatal death, defined as death withi...
  5. Quantifying temperature and relative humidity of medical gases used for newborn resuscitation.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 50(1):24 (2014) PMID 24397449

    The gases used to stabilise infants during resuscitation are usually unconditioned air and oxygen, often described as 'cold and dry', in comparison with the heated, humidified gases used for ongoing ventilation in neonatal intensive care units. The aim of this study was to determine exactly how 'col...
  6. Cross-border promotion of formula milk in Lao People's Democratic Republic.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 50(1):51 (2014) PMID 24134830

    This study aims to examine the influence of formula milk promotion via the media from Thailand to Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), where a cultural and linguistic proximity are shared. A cross-sectional study was conducted through a structured questionnaire survey and focus group discussion (...
  7. Assessment of atherosclerosis in obese adolescents: positive correlation of mean platelet volume and carotid intima media thickness.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 49(11):963 (2013) PMID 23782071

    This study aims to assess the correlation of mean platelet volume (MPV) and common carotid artery (CCA) thickness in a population of obese adolescents. Sixty-eight patients and 23 controls were enrolled. Anthropometric measurements, triglyceride, total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholester...
  8. Paediatric expert witness.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 49(8):611 (2013) PMID 23551884

    Paediatricians may be asked to provide expert opinion in paediatric cases that come under legal consideration. This article provides suggestions to assist paediatricians in this role and emphasises their duty to the court when giving expert opinion. © 2013 The Author. Journal of Paediatrics and Chi...
  9. Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and abnormal lipid levels among Korean adolescents.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 49(7):582 (2013) PMID 23758227

    Early identification of the metabolic syndrome (MS) and abnormal lipid levels with subsequent life-style intervention is vital to halt disease progression and safeguard the future health of children and adolescents. Data from a representative sample of 1554 adolescents (821 boys and 733 girls) aged...
  10. Status epilepticus in childhood.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 49(6):432 (2013) PMID 22974358

    Status epilepticus (SE) remains a life-threatening condition that afflicts both adults and children, and may occur at onset of epilepsy, especially in children. Febrile SE is the most common cause in children, while other symptomatic causes are less frequent compared to adults. The aetiological work...