Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
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Increased myocardial methionine-enkephalin with reduced arterial oxygenation in congenital heart disease.
Cardiac opioid peptides have been identified to exert important adaptive metabolic signalling for cardioprotection against ischaemia or hypoxia-related injury. To determine myocardial methionine-enkephalin content in children with hypoxemic congenital heart defects and to correlate myocardial co...
Oral vitamin B12 treatment is effective for children with nutritional vitamin B12 deficiency.
Despite being one of common preventable deficiency disorders, vitamin B12 (vit-B12) deficiency can lead to serious health problems both in children and adult. The familiar treatment through parenteral route for vit-B12 deficiency frequently leads to poor adherence, and adequate response to treatment...
Not yet time to change to intermittent inhaled corticosteroids for persistent asthma in children.
How to do a quick search for evidence.
Doctors quote lack of time and lack of knowledge as major obstacles to searching the literature for evidence. This article argues that it is possible to do a literature search in 10-15 minutes with little specialist knowledge, using the Clinical Queries option of Medline (PubMed). PubMed is a free,...
Does ondansetron have an effect on intramuscular ketamine-associated vomiting in children? A prospective, randomised, open, controlled study...
We conducted a prospective, randomised, open, controlled study in children from 1 to 18 years of age who had undergone intramuscular ketamine sedation in the ED. The patients were randomised into two groups: a ketamine-only group and a ketamine/ondansetron group. The patients in the first group rece...
Retrospective review of 200 children hospitalised with acute asthma. Identification of intervention points: a single centre study.
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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Risk factors for mortality among human immunodeficiency virus-exposed and unexposed infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit in Bo...
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...
Lethal pulmonary hypertension associated with ibuprofen treatment in a very low birth weight infant.