Over-The-Counter Products and Food Allergy in Children
Luis Miguel Borrego, Magna Correia, Ines Mota and Mario Morais-Almeida
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 07, 2016
Over-the-counter medicines are available without prescription, allowing for convenience and facilitating self-care. We report a case of an adverse reaction to a pharmaceutical formula for gingival eruption in a child with milk allergy. The objective of this report is to alert health-care professionals regarding the potential threat of over-the-counter formulations to children with food allergy. Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are available without prescription. As the number of OTC drugs rise, ...
Linear Growth Predicts Acute Post-Transplant Outcomes in Paediatric Liver Transplant Patients
Jillian S Owens, Michele Strom, Farsad Farassati, Krista Van Roestel, Kathryn Chambers, Penni Kean, Megan Carricato, Vicky L Ng, Yaron Avitzur and Glenda Courtney Martin
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 24, 2016
Minimal research has been conducted on the effect of nutritional status on acute post-transplant outcomes in pediatric liver transplant patients. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of pre-transplant nutritional status (height, weight, albumin, hemoglobin, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin D, mean corpuscular volume (MCV), calcium, magnesium and phosphorus) on acute post-transplant outcomes (length of hospital stay and infection rate)....
Initial Mental Health Evaluation of Internationally Adopted Youth: Goals and Timing Considerations
Rowena Ng, Jennifer Tang and Maria Kroupina
Article Type: Short Communication | First Published: May 16, 2016
Internationally adopted (IA) children are at a greater risk for emotional, behavioral and adaptation difficulties, relative to typically-developing youth due to the fact that many of them experience severe social-emotional deprivation and other adverse experiences preadoption. Importantly, a disproportionate number of IA children show insecure attachment with caregivers even post-adoption, which has been associated with later problems with affect and behavioral regulation. Notably, research has ...
Dental Neglect Affecting Oral Health Status in India
Aditi Mathur, Anmol Mathur and Vikram Pal Aggarwal
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 26, 2016
The dental treatment is still a night mare for most of the people. Dental neglect have tight bond with dental caries. Dental caries has been called as scourge of modern civilization and is without doubt, one of the mankind's most prevalent chronic diseases. The concept of dental neglect may offer a viable linkage between dental health and the cultural, social and attitudinal factors. Australia's 1993 children's protection act defines neglect as "any serious omission or commission by a person whi...
Interrater and Intrarater Reliability Using Prechtl's Method of Qualitative Assessment of General Movements in Infants
Joanne S. Katz and Agnes Perenyi
Article Type: Original Research Article | First Published: January 15, 2016
Due to the recent advances in obstetrical and neonatal intensive care, an increasing number of preterm infants survive. The surviving infants have high risk for often multiple morbidities, repeated hospitalizations after discharge and adverse neurodevelopmental (ND) outcomes. Several studies suggest improvement in early neurodevelopment in some of the subgroups of preterm infants. Other authors report no improvement or unchanged ND outcomes, especially in very preterm infants....