Summary: Child hospitalized for short term care.
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- Parents' experiences of participation in the care of hospitalised children: a qualitative studyLai Wah Lam
The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Room 828, Esther Lee Building, Chung Chi College, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Int J Nurs Stud 43:535-45. 2006..However, no published study on parents' experiences of childcare participation during paediatric hospitalisation has been found for a Chinese population...
- Parent/caregiver stress during pediatric hospitalization for chronic feeding problemsAdrienne Garro
Department of Psychology, Kean University, Union, NJ 07083, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 20:268-75. 2005..retardation, oral-motor dysfunction, tonal abnormalities, or a pervasive developmental disorder in the hospitalized child. Caregiver stress was negatively related to coping strategies that involved understanding the child's ..
- Hospitalized children's perceptions of nurses and nurse behaviorsCynthia Schmidt
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:336-42; quiz 343-4. 2007..To contribute knowledge concerning hospitalized children's perceptions of nurses and nurse behaviors based on the words of children...
- Recent trends in hospital use by children in EnglandR MacFaul
Paediatric Department, Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield WF1 4DG, UK
Arch Dis Child 85:203-7. 2001..Routine hospital statistics for England appear to overestimate use of children's wards and include numbers of well newborn babies staying with their mothers after delivery ("well babies")...
- Children's psychological responses after critical illness and exposure to invasive technologyJanet E Rennick
Department of Nursing Research, The Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Dev Behav Pediatr 23:133-44. 2002..Findings indicate that regardless of the hospital setting, invasiveness coupled with length of stay and severity of illness in young children may have adverse long-term effects...
- Procedural-support music therapy in the healthcare setting: a cost-effectiveness analysisDarcy DeLoach Walworth
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, The Florida State University, 32311, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 20:276-84. 2005..Implications for nurses and music therapists in the healthcare setting are discussed...
- School-age children's perceptions of their PICU hospitalizationRhonda Board
Northeastern University School of Nursing, Boston, MA, USA
Pediatr Nurs 31:166-75. 2005..Nurses should never underestimate the effect their behavior and responsiveness has on children. Feasible coping strategies and use of therapeutic play for PICU children should be explored further...
- Pain experiences and non-pharmacological strategies for pain management after tonsillectomy: a qualitative interview study of children and parentsEwa Idvall
Department of Medicine and Care, Division of Nursing Sciences, Linköping University and Division of Research, County Council Kalmar, Sweden
J Child Health Care 9:196-207. 2005..Specific non-pharmacological strategies for pain management relative to different surgical procedures need to be considered...
- Being in an alien world: Danish parents' lived experiences when a newborn or small child is critically illElisabeth O C Hall
Department of Nursing Science, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Scand J Caring Sci 19:179-85. 2005....
- Parental presence during pediatric anesthetic inductionsMary Kay Himes
Methodist Hospital, St Louis Park, MN, USA
AANA J 71:293-8. 2003..Complete and accurate information about the induction event before surgery and emotional support during induction are important psychosocial aspects of anesthesia care for parents who plan to be present during their child's induction...
- The diversity of family health: constituent systems and resourcesHanna Hopia
Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Scand J Caring Sci 19:186-95. 2005..Future research should study the methods of family nursing used in the care of families with children with chronic conditions...
- [Nervous parents at bedside?! For and contra presence of parents]Ingeburg von Damaros-Seidel
Krankenschwester und Praxisanleiterin, Studentin Pflege und Gesundheitswissenschaft, Nienburg
Kinderkrankenschwester 23:98-100. 2004
- Continuity of care and caring: what matters to parents of children with life-threatening conditionsKaren S Heller
Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, MA 02458, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 20:335-46. 2005..In the absence of continuous, caring relationships with staff, parents reported frustration, hypervigilance, and mistrust about the quality of care that their child received...
- Parental experience of family stress during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation of pediatric patients in germ-free isolation in TaiwanJane Wu
Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Cancer Nurs 28:363-71. 2005..The results of this study provide evidence of the nature of parents' experiences while their children undergo hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and provide guidelines for family-centered nursing care...
- Health support program for family members with hospitalized childKurumi Tsuruta
Department of Community Health and Psychiatric Nursing, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan
Pediatr Nurs 31:297-304. 2005..Furtherrnore, we have learned that for parents and children who participate together, the program offers a fun environment, and that, on occasion, mothers are the ones who are cared for in the program...
- Dramatic licenceSophie Petit-Zeman
Nurs Times 98:24-5. 2002
- Changes in sleep, food intake, and activity levels during acute painful episodes in children with sickle cell diseaseEufemia Jacob
Department of Hematology Oncology, Texas Children s Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 21:23-34. 2006....
- Vigilance: the experience of parents staying at the bedside of hospitalized childrenSarah K Dudley
Fletcher Allen Health Care, Essex Junction, VT 05452, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 19:267-75. 2004..The knowledge generated from this study helps to support the theoretical understanding of vigilance and enhances the ability of health care providers to provide care that is congruent with the needs of parents and their children...
- Pilot study of a tool to investigate perceptions of family-centered care in different care settingsLinda Shields
Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick, Ireland
Pediatr Nurs 30:189-97. 2004..Family-centered care (FCC) is widely used in pediatrics, but its applicability in all areas of pediatric care is little studied...
- Capturing children's voices for quality improvementLinda Lindeke
School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:290-5; quiz 296-7. 2006..To query children about the perceptions of their inpatient healthcare experiences in order to improve care to make it more developmentally appropriate and responsive to children's needs and desires...
- Parents experiences of their child's care during hospitalizationKaren M Stratton
School of Nursing, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Cult Divers 11:4-11. 2004..In particular, the researcher finds that parents use the parent-caregiver relationship to help cope with their child's condition, and this in turn influences the parents' sense that their and their child's needs are being met...
- Concept development of family resilience: a study of Korean families with a chronically ill childInsook Lee
College of Nursing, Seoul National University, 28 Yongon Dong, Chongno Gu, Seoul 110 799, South Korea
J Clin Nurs 13:636-45. 2004..This study also investigated the concept of family resilience in relation to family functioning in order to compare and contrast family resilience and family functioning...
- A study of parental involvement in pediatric hospital care: implications for clinical practiceBritt Marie Ygge
Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, and Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
J Pediatr Nurs 19:217-23. 2004..Although it has become common practice for parents to stay with their sick child in hospital, most hospitals lack routines and staff guidelines for involving parents in care processes and decisions...
- Practices for preparing children for clinical examinations and procedures in Swedish pediatric wardsMarie Edwinson Mansson
Clinical Lecturer at Helsingborg Hospital, and Medical Faculty, Department of Nursing, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Pediatr Nurs 30:182-7, 229. 2004..Despite obstacles, nurses try to give priority to the giving of information. Further studies should focus on children's and parents' experience and satisfaction...
- Supporting parents in managing drugs for children with cystic fibrosisAmanda Slatter
Royal United Hospital NHS Trust, Bath, UK
Br J Nurs 13:1135-9. 2004....
- Coping patterns in mothers/caregivers of children with chronic feeding problemsAdrienne Garro
Department of Psychology, Kean University, Union, NJ 07083, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 18:138-44. 2004..Coping in families of children with these problems has not been addressed in research. This information is beneficial in planning and implementing treatment and follow-up services...
- Parents' and staff's perceptions of parental needs during a child's admission to hospital: an English perspectiveLinda Shields
University of Limerick, Ireland and University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
J Child Health Care 8:9-33. 2004..Parents declared themselves more independent than the staff perceived them to be. Such findings facilitate improvements in communication between parents and staff and can be included in education programmes for both...
- Your patient--my child: seven priorities for improving pediatric care from the parent's perspectivePenny J Miceli
Press Ganey Associates, Inc, South Bend, IN 46601, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 20:43-53; quiz 54-5. 2005..In addition, practical tips and strategies for planning improvements in care from the patient/family perspective are offered...
- The experience of being ill as narrated by hospitalized children aged 7-10 years with short-term illnessMaria Forsner
Department of Clinical Sciences and Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Umea, Sweden
J Child Health Care 9:153-65. 2005..They felt caught and tried to escape. The experience of illness as narrated by children can lead to a richer understanding and influence the way we care for paediatric patients...
- Parental involvement and family-centered care in the diagnostic and treatment phases of childhood cancer: results from a qualitative studyKristen E Holm
Department of Family Social Science, University of Minnesota, St Paul, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 20:301-13. 2003..These results emphasize the need to employ a family-centered approach in cancer care medical settings, by fostering and supporting the active inclusion of parents in their child's treatment and management...
- Beginning treatment for pediatric acute myeloid leukemia: the family connectionPam McGrath
Centre for Social Science Research, School of Nursing and Health, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia
Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 28:97-114. 2005..The findings emphasise the need for support for families coping with childhood AML...
- Pediatric pressure ulcer prevalence--one hospital's experienceMarilu Dixon
University of Virginia Health System, PO Box 801424, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage 51:44-6, 48-50. 2005..Each hospitalized child present on the unit at the time of the study participated and was examined...
- What parents of mentally ill children need and want from mental health professionalsKathleen Scharer
College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:617-40. 2002..Parents identified needing informational, emotional, and instrumental support most often in the interviews. Specific examples from the data are included in this report...
- The moral experience of parents regarding life-support decisions for their critically-ill children: a preliminary study in FranceFranco A Carnevale
Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
J Child Health Care 10:69-82. 2006..These findings raise important issues for clinical practice and further research in France...
- Pediatric brain tumor patients: their parents' perceptions of the hospital experienceAlun C Jackson
University of Melbourne School of Social Work, Victoria, Australia
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:95-105. 2007....
- Children's participation in the decision-making process during hospitalization: an observational studyIngrid Runeson
Lund University, Sweden
Nurs Ethics 9:583-98. 2002....
- Parental experiences: care of children with high and intermediate imperforate anusMaria Ojmyr-Joelsson
Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Clin Nurs Res 15:290-305. 2006..Parents have to be motivated and supportive and have a great deal of patience to be able to put up with caring for these children, and it seems as if health care professionals have underestimated their problems...
- Parent bed spaces in the PICU: effect on parental stressAndrea B Smith
Office of Grants and Research Administration, Cook Children s Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX, USA
Pediatr Nurs 33:215-21. 2007..02) for parents who utilized the parent beds in the new PICUs. New PICU environments that facilitate continual parental presence may reduce parental stress related to a child's hospitalization...
- Qualitative analysis of the care of children in hospital in four countries-Part 2L Shields
Mater Children's Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Pediatr Nurs 16:206-13. 2001..Staff in all the countries considered communication with parents to be an important part of care of the hospitalized child, and this was consistent with the parents' responses...
- Anticipatory mourning in parents with a child who dies while hospitalizedAnnie Rini
Division of Endocrinology, Nemours Children s Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 22:272-82. 2007..Offered are recommendations for health care professionals that may assist parents in coping with the death of their child...
- Posttraumatic stress symptoms in the pediatric intensive care unitWendy Ward-Begnoche
Section of Pediatric Psychology, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
J Spec Pediatr Nurs 12:84-92. 2007..A distinction is made between injury-related traumatic events, illness-related traumatic events, and treatment-related traumatic events, all of which contribute to this risk...
- Qualitative analysis of the care of children in hospital in four countries-Part 1L Shields
Mater Children's Hospital Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and the School of Nursing, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
J Pediatr Nurs 16:137-45. 2001..Communication with staff was the most commonly mentioned theme for parents, indicating that irrespective of the culture in which the care was given, good communication between parents and staff was of paramount importance...
- The effects of guided written disclosure on psychological symptoms among parents of children with cancerElaine Duncan
Division of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 OBA, UK
J Fam Nurs 13:370-84. 2007..This preliminary study suggests that the GDP may reduce PTSS in distressed PCWC...
- Hospitalized children with chronic illness: parental caregiving needs and valuing parental expertiseK Balling
University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing, Madison, WI 53792, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 16:110-9. 2001..underlying framework, the amount of control that parents of children with chronic illness wanted over their hospitalized child's care, and the degree to which parents felt health care professionals valued their expertise, was examined ..
- Sleep deprivation is an additional stress for parents staying in hospitalDamhnat McCann
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
J Spec Pediatr Nurs 13:111-22. 2008..This study aims to describe the sleep experience of parents staying overnight with their children in hospital...
- Parental perception of quality of hospital care for children with sickle cell diseaseJared Kam
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
WMJ 107:131-5. 2008..Children with sickle cell disease account for 75,000 hospital days annually in the United States, yet little is known about how parents perceive the quality of hospital care these children receive...
- Readiness for discharge in parents of hospitalized childrenMarianne Weiss
Marquette University College of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI 53201 1881, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 23:282-95. 2008..These results validate the role of the skilled nurse as a teacher in promoting positive outcomes at discharge and beyond the hospitalization...
- Mothers' experiences of their child's recovery in hospital and at home: a qualitative investigationPhilip Darbyshire
Women s and Children s Hospital, University of South Australia and Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
J Child Health Care 7:291-312. 2003..Developing a deeper understanding of parents' recovery experiences and perceptions would help nurses to form an empathic 'grounding' upon which to base improvements in children's recovery care...
- Nurses' attitudes to pain management during routine venepuncture in young childrenSusan Melhuish
Paediatric Medical Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Paediatr Nurs 18:20-3. 2006..Nurses should ensure infants and toddlers receive appropriate pain management prior to and during venepuncture and venous cannulation...
- Preparing children and families for surgery: Mount Sinai's multidisciplinary perspectiveRachel Justus
Pediatrics Department, Kravis Children s Hospital at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
Pediatr Nurs 32:35-43. 2006..The program utilizes a culturally-sensitive, multimodality preparation model to prepare children and families for the surgical experience...
- Caring for adoptive families: lessons in communicationEileen M Smit
Department of Nursing, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, USA
Pediatr Nurs 32:136-43. 2006..To describe the experiences of families whose adopted children were hospitalized and to compare those experiences to the experiences of families of hospitalized biological children...
- Informational needs in families after their child's mild head injuryAnn Charlotte Falk
Department of Woman and Child Health, Neuropediatric Research Unit, Karolinska Institute, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Q2 07, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Patient Educ Couns 70:251-5. 2008..In the present study, family informational needs are characterized...
- Understanding the views of parents of children with special needs about the nursing care their child receives when in hospital: a qualitative studyMark Avis
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
J Child Health Care 12:7-17. 2008..Parents perceive that nurses are not always able to recognize and respond to their needs when caring for their child. Failure to address these needs can interfere with the development of effective nurse-parent relationships...
- Emotional and informational support for families during their child's illnessA Sarajärvi
Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia, Health and Social Care Services, Helsinki, Finland
Int Nurs Rev 53:205-10. 2006..To describe and compare the support provided by nursing staff to families during their child's illness from the viewpoint of families and nurses...
- Determinants of priorities and satisfaction in pediatric careJette Ammentorp
Department of Pediatrics, Kolding Hospital, Denmark
Pediatr Nurs 32:333-40, 348. 2006..To investigate determinants of parents' priorities and satisfaction in relation to pediatric inpatient care and to examine the relationship between fulfillment of expectations and satisfaction...
- Parents' and nurses' attitudes to family-centred care: an Irish perspectiveMary Hughes
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
J Clin Nurs 16:2341-8. 2007..To examine the attitudes of parents and nurses to the model of care delivery on an in-patient children's unit in a regional general hospital...
- 'The most disgusting ever': children's pain descriptions and views of the purpose of painRiitta Liisa Kortesluoma
Learning and Research Services, University of Oulu, Finland
J Child Health Care 10:213-27. 2006..The findings challenge nursing staff to regard the suffering child as an active partner in assessing their pain. An enhanced understanding can better prepare nurses for participating in the management of hospitalized children's pain...
- Parents' experiences of negotiating care for their technology-dependent childElizabeth Reeves
Children s Services, Westminster and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
J Child Health Care 10:228-39. 2006..This study highlights the need to gain insight into parents' experiences, in order that nurses can provide care in a way negotiated to suit the individual family. Suggestions for further research in this area are offered...
- Children's perceptions on the implementation of methods for their postoperative pain alleviation: an interview studyHong Gu He
Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
Int J Nurs Pract 13:89-99. 2007..In conclusion, pain-relieving methods were not sufficiently used although children suffered from intense postoperative pain, which calls for health-care providers' future attention...
- [Migrainous aura subtypes in hospitalized children]Agnieszka Biedrón
Katedra Neurologii Dzieci i Młodziezy, Uniwersytet Jagielloński Collegium Medicum, Krakow
Przegl Lek 66:952-7. 2009..Knowledge of migraine with aura symptoms, clinical differences associated with developmental age and features enabling differentiation with other disorders imitating migraine is very important...
- Clinical characteristics of children with complicated pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniaeTina Q Tan
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
Pediatrics 110:1-6. 2002....
- Creating opportunities for parent empowerment: program effects on the mental health/coping outcomes of critically ill young children and their mothersBernadette Mazurek Melnyk
School of Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Pediatrics 113:e597-607. 2004....
- [Antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial susceptibility evolution in the Centro Hospitalario Pereira Rossell in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus era]Héctor Telechea
Depto de Farmacología y Terapéutica Montevideo, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
Rev Chilena Infectol 26:413-9. 2009..Adherence to these guidelines was indirectly performed by monitoring antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in Uruguay...
- Characteristics that distinguish accidental from abusive injury in hospitalized young children with head traumaKirsten Bechtel
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Pediatrics 114:165-8. 2004..To describe the clinical features that distinguish accidental from abusive head injury in hospitalized children <24 months of age...
- Influenza A infection is an important cause of febrile seizuresS S Chiu
Department of Pediatrics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Pediatrics 108:E63. 2001....
- Molecular epidemiology of rotaviruses in IndiaShobha Broor
Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
Indian J Med Res 118:59-67. 2003....
- Effectiveness of lithium in children and adolescents with conduct disorder: a retrospective naturalistic studyGabriele Masi
IRCCS Stella Maris, Scientific Institute of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy
CNS Drugs 23:59-69. 2009..Use of lithium in hospitalized children and adolescents with CD has been evaluated in a small number of studies...
- [Etiology of urinary tract infections and antimicrobial susceptibility: a study conducted on a population of children hospitalized in the Department of Pediatrics at Warsaw Bielany Hospital; 2004-2006]Teresa Jackowska
Klinika Pediatrii, Centrum Medyczne Kształcenia Podyplomowego w Warszawie
Med Wieku Rozwoj 12:705-12. 2008..The selection of an antimicrobial drug for empirical treatment and prophylaxis of UTI is determined by the susceptibility of bacterial strains isolated from urine cultures...
- Susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from the respiratory tract of hospitalized children with respiratory tract infectionsL Slobodnikova
Institute of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratisl Lek Listy 100:587-92. 1999..Penicillins still can remain the drug of choice in cases when typical bacterial causing agents of respiratory tract infections are suspected. (Tab. 3, Fig. 2, Ref. 31.)..
- Determinants of impaired growth among hospitalized children: a case-control studyMarilia de Carvalho Lima
Department of Pediatrics, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Sao Paulo Med J 122:117-23. 2004..The identification of amenable predictive risk factors is of major importance for policy makers to plan interventions to reduce infant malnutrition...
- Multidrug-resistant bacteria in hospitalized children: a 5-year multicenter studyJosette Raymond
Service de Bacteriologie, Hopital Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, 27 rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75679 Paris Cedex 14, France
Pediatrics 119:e798-803. 2007..The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of multidrug-resistant bacteria in hospitalized children...
- Factors determining the outcome of children hospitalized with severe pneumoniaKaralanglin Tiewsoh
Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
BMC Pediatr 9:15. 2009..We carried out a comprehensive study to identify factors influencing both mortality and morbidity for children less than 5 years of age hospitalized with severe pneumonia...
- Diversity of viruses associated with acute gastroenteritis in children hospitalized with diarrhea in Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamTuan Anh Nguyen
Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, Institute of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
J Med Virol 79:582-90. 2007..All HAstVs belonged to genotype 1. The results indicated clearly the impact of viral agents causing gastroenteritis and the importance of vaccination against diarrhea in Vietnam...
- Hospitalization for community-acquired, rotavirus-associated diarrhea: a prospective, longitudinal, population-based study during the seasonal outbreak. The Greater Toronto Area/Peel Region PRESI Study Group. Pediatric Rotavirus Epidemiology Study for ImmE L Ford-Jones
The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:578-85. 2000..To determine the age-specific hospitalization rate for rotavirus-associated diarrhea in Canadian children during the seasonal outbreak, and to characterize children and their households, for assessment of the need for a rotavirus vaccine...
- Vitamin A levels and immunity in humansJanine Jason
HIV Immunology and Diagnostics Branch, Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:616-21. 2002..Lower vitamin A levels were associated with a relative type 1 cytokine dominance and proportionately more NK cells, both of which may be somewhat beneficial to persons who are exposed to HIV, M. tuberculosis, or other type 1 pathogens...
- Effects of carvedilol on left ventricular function and oxidative stress in infants and children with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: a 12-month, two-center, open-label studyMilica Bajcetic
Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
Clin Ther 30:702-14. 2008..A secondary end point was to characterize the antioxidant potential of carvedilol...
- Persistence, transmission, and virulence characteristics of Aeromonas strains in a duckweed aquaculture-based hospital sewage water recycling plant in BangladeshMokhlasur Rahman
Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, and Department of Natural Science, Södertörns högskola University College, Alfred Nobels alle 7, Flemingsberg, SE 14189 Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1444-51. 2007....
- Risk factors for disseminated candidiasis in children with candidemiaTheoklis E Zaoutis
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:635-41. 2004..To determine the risk factors for disseminated infection in hospitalized children with candidemia...
- [Nosocomial gastroenteritis and asymptomatic rotavirus and astrovirus infection in hospitalized children]E Roman Riechmann
Servicio de Pediatria, Hospital Severo Ochoa, Madrid, Spain
An Pediatr (Barc) 60:337-43. 2004..Nosocomial gastroenteritis is frequent in pediatric hospital wards. Between 20% and 50% of gastroenteritis cases caused by rotavirus and astrovirus are of nosocomial origin...
- [Bronchiolitis viruses]F Freymuth
Laboratoire de virologie humaine et moléculaire, CHU de Caen, Avenue Georges Clemenceau, 14033 Caen cedex 9, France
Arch Pediatr 17:1192-201. 2010..PIV3 infections were observed every year during the fall and winter, with peaks of infections in the spring in the years without PIV1. There were acute cases of bronchiolitis in 29.8% of PIV3 infections and 18.3% in PIV1 infections...
- HIV infection in hospitalized children with endemic diseases in Abakaliki, Nigeria: the role of clinically directed selective screening in diagnosisJ U Ojukwu
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria
AIDS Care 19:330-6. 2007..0001). Our study shows that clinically-directed selective screening in the presence of at least two risk factors should be carried out which does have a practical role in early diagnosis of HIV infection in a resource-poor setting...
- No license required: severe pediatric motorbike-related injuries in OhioWendy J Pomerantz
Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, ML 2008, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Pediatrics 115:704-9. 2005..The objective of this study was to determine the epidemiology of severe MB injuries to children who are younger than 16 years in Ohio...
- Reduced case fatality among hospitalized children during a war in Guinea-Bissau: a lesson in equityM Sodemann
Projecto de Saude Bandim, Guinea Bissau
Acta Paediatr 93:959-64. 2004..During a recent armed conflict in Guinea-Bissau, we observed a marked decline in the case fatality among hospitalized children at the only paediatric department in the country...
- [Mesenteric lymphadenopathy - a valid health problem in children]Grazyna Sikorska-Wisniewska
Klinika Pediatrii, Gastroenterologii i Onkologii Dzieciecej, Akademia Medyczna, ul Nowe Ogrody 1 6, 80 803 Gdansk, Poland
Med Wieku Rozwoj 10:453-62. 2006..of the study is to evaluate the reasons of mesenteric lymphadenopathy and its clinical picture in hospitalized children...
- Prevalence of putative virulence markers in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolated from hospitalized children, raw chicken, and raw beef in Tehran, IranMohammad Hamidian
The Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Shaheed Beheshti University, M C, Tehran, Iran
Can J Microbiol 57:143-8. 2011..The PCR results also showed that the occurrence of the virulence markers in the analyzed isolates was much lower than in other studies, which may be caused by a divergent genomic pool of our isolates in comparison with others...
- Association of acute urticaria with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in hospitalized childrenChih Chiang Wu
Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:134-9. 2009..Acute urticaria is a common and disturbing disorder in children and has a versatile etiology...
- [Status epilepticus in hospitalized children]Sławomir Kroczka
Klinika Neurologii Dzieciecej, P A Instytutu Pediatrii Collegium Medicum, Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego, Krakow
Przegl Lek 62:1253-7. 2005..Results of therapy are dependent on the proper treatment and rapidity of its initiation as well...
- Prospective evaluation of propofol anesthesia in the pediatric intensive care unit for elective oncology procedures in ambulatory and hospitalized childrenJ H Hertzog
Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Pediatrics 106:742-7. 2000..To evaluate our experience with propofol anesthesia delivered by pediatric intensivists in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) to facilitate elective oncology procedures in children performed by pediatric oncologists...
- Analysis of clinical symptoms and selected hematological indices in hospitalized children with Ascaris lumbricoides infection from the northeastern region of PolandJolanta Wasilewska
Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology and Allergic Diseases, Medical University of Białystok, 17 Waszyngtona Street, 15 274 Białystok, Poland
Wiad Parazytol 57:43-51. 2011..Ascariasis is still a current pediatric clinical problem characterized by non-specific clinical manifestations, which should be taken into consideration in the differential diagnosis of children's diseases...
- Detection and genetic characterization of rotavirus infections in non-hospitalized children with acute gastroenteritis in Japan, 2007-2009Wisoot Chan-it
Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Infect Genet Evol 11:415-22. 2011..6%), whereas in Saga, G3P (38.9%) and G9P (36.1%) were identified as the most dominant types. None of G9P was detected in Sapporo. This study highlights the genetic diversity and the significance of rotavirus diarrhea in Japan...
- [Role of rhinovirus in respiratory tract infections in hospitalized children]C Calvo Rey
Servicio de Pediatría Hospital Severo Ochoa Centro Nacional de Microbiología Instituto de Salud Carlos III Madrid España
An Pediatr (Barc) 65:205-10. 2006..Rhinovirus is a recognized cause of common cold and has been shown to cause asthma exacerbations in adults and children. The burden of rhinovirus infections in hospitalized children has not been described in Spain...
- Assessment of severe malnutrition among hospitalized children in rural Kenya: comparison of weight for height and mid upper arm circumferenceJames Berkley
Kenya Medical Institute Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Kilifi, Kenya
JAMA 294:591-7. 2005..Mid upper arm circumference (MUAC) and the clinical sign "visible severe wasting" are simple and inexpensive methods but have not been evaluated in this setting...
- [Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections among children in the western Galilee region: the beginning of an epidemic?]Daniel Glikman
Infectious Diseases Unit, Western Galilee Hospital Nahariya, Israel
Harefuah 148:761-5, 794, 793. 2009..There is a paucity of data about CA-MRSA disease in the pediatric Israeli population and the common belief is that CA-MRSA disease is rare...
- Epidemiological aspects of rotavirus infections in Minas Gerais, BrazilM L da Rosa e Silva
Virology Department, Professor Paulo de Gões Istitute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Braz J Infect Dis 5:215-22. 2001..Such analyses throughout Brazil will assist in developing sound guidelines regarding its prevention...
- Racecadotril in the treatment of acute watery diarrhea in childrenE Salazar-Lindo
Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
N Engl J Med 343:463-7. 2000..Whether treatment with racecadotril and oral rehydration therapy is more effective than treatment with oral rehydration alone in hospitalized children with acute watery diarrhea is not known...
- Hyperlipidemia in childhood idiopathic nephrotic syndrome during initial remission and relapseS Mahmud
Paediatric Nephrology, Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Mymensingh Med J 20:402-6. 2011..It may be concluded from this study that hyperlipidemia in general at remission, specifically serum total cholesterol, may be regarded as predictor of relapse in childhood idiopathic nephrotic syndrome...
- Epidemiology and clinical characteristics of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized childrenIan C Michelow
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Pediatrics 113:701-7. 2004..The objective of this study was to determine as precisely as possible the epidemiology and morbidity of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children...
- [Prevalence of cryptosporidiosis in pediatric hospital patients in Niamey, Niger]E Gay-Andrieu
Laboratoire de Parasitologie Mycologie, CHU de Nantes, 9 quai Moncousu, 44 093 Nantes Cedex 01, France
Bull Soc Pathol Exot 100:193-6. 2007..5 children without diarrhoea and 2 children under 6 months were also infected. Another study based on a larger number of patients would be necessary to address the impact of rainfall distribution on the incidence of the disease...
- Molecular characterization of group A human rotavirus among hospitalized children and adults in Bangladesh: finding of emerging G12 strainS K Paul
Department of Microbiology, Mymensingh Medical College MMC, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Mymensingh Med J 19:16-26. 2010..Due to the effect of antigenic diversity on rotavirus vaccines, it is important to continue careful monitoring of these strains as rotavirus vaccine programs are being implemented in Bangladesh...
- Impact of simple screening criteria on utilization of low-yield bacterial stool cultures in a Children's HospitalA K Zaidi
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 103:1189-92. 1999..Setting. Tertiary care pediatric hospital...
- Epidemiological investigation of nine respiratory pathogens in hospitalized children in Germany using multiplex reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reactionJ A Weigl
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of General Pediatrics, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:336-43. 2000..The multiplex reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction may, in the future, become an important tool for epidemiological studies as well as for individual diagnosis...
- Arginine, Nitric Oxide, and Severe MalariaJOE BRICE WEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010..The studies we propose here will answer important questions relative to the pathophysiology of severe malaria regarding arginine and nitric oxide, and the work may lead to new adjunctive treatments for this frequently deadly disease. ..
- Arginine, Nitric Oxide, and Severe MalariaJOE WEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2009..The studies we propose here will answer important questions relative to the pathophysiology of severe malaria regarding arginine and nitric oxide, and the work may lead to new adjunctive treatments for this frequently deadly disease. ..
- Identification of new mechanistic biomarkers of adverse responses to acetaminopheLaura P James; Fiscal Year: 2010..This new knowledge will increase our understanding of how acetaminophen may cause liver injury and how some patients may be at greater risk for liver injury. ..
- Identification of new mechanistic biomarkers of adverse responses to acetaminopheLaura James; Fiscal Year: 2009..This new knowledge will increase our understanding of how acetaminophen may cause liver injury and how some patients may be at greater risk for liver injury. ..
- Aspiration Pneumonia in Children with Neurological ImpairmentRajendu Srivastava; Fiscal Year: 2007..Generating needed evidence bases and learning to conduct multi-site studies are critical steps towards maximizing the quality of life and improving the outcomes for children with Nl. ..
- Dengue vaccine and viral evolution in rural ThailandTIMOTHY PAUL ENDY; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- CHILD AND FAMILY FUNCTIONING AFTER PEDIATRIC HEAD TRAUMAJoAnne Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2001..Families (N=420) with a 3- to 6-year-old hospitalized child with an injury where a blow to the head was likely and either a history of loss of consciousness, symptoms ..
- Developing Quality Measures to Assess Pediatric Inpatient Respiratory CareRita Mangione Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010..Without such measurement tools, it is not possible to assess where deficits exist and how to target efforts to best improve care. This tool will be designed for dissemination and use among all hospitals caring for children nationally. ..
- Developing Quality Measures to Assess Pediatric Inpatient Respiratory CareRita Mangione Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009..Without such measurement tools, it is not possible to assess where deficits exist and how to target efforts to best improve care. This tool will be designed for dissemination and use among all hospitals caring for children nationally. ..
- PHIS+: Augmenting the Pediatric Health Information System with Clinical DataRon Keren; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY AND IMPACT OF HUMAN ASTROVIRUSESDavid Matson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Information regarding type variability, genomic variability, molecular epidemiology, and type-specific immune response to astrovirus are necessary to develop preventive measures including immunization strategies. ..
- MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY AND IMPACT OF HUMAN ASTROVIRUSESDouglas Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2003..Information regarding type variability, genomic variability, molecular epidemiology, and type-specific immune response to astrovirus are necessary to develop preventive measures including immunization strategies. ..
- Prevention of Infection in Indian NeonatesPinaki Panigrahi; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Risk Assessment of Pediatric Emergency TransfersJane Holl; Fiscal Year: 2007..This project focuses on pediatric patient safety in the ambulatory setting and offers a novel methodology that could be useful for the risk assessment of many other pediatric healthcare processes. ..
- Family Leave and Parents of Newborn Infants or CSHCNPaul Chung; Fiscal Year: 2007..Long-term career goals include crafting studies evaluating the health effects of public work-family policies and developing effective clinical responses to these policies. ..
- Gastric Tube Placement in Young ChildrenMarsha Ellett; Fiscal Year: 2007..Results from this study will increase the safety of using gastric tubes in young children. ..
- Children's Computer Assessment of PainJohn Baird; Fiscal Year: 2006..This type of information will assist nurses and other health care providers in determining the most appropriate treatment for children in pain. ..
- Impact of Oseltamivir on Outcomes and Costs of Pediatric InfluenzaSusan Coffin; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed project will enhance our understanding of influenza-specific antiviral therapy and its ability to alter the outcomes of children hospitalized with the influenza virus. ..