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  1. Content type: Research article

    In Uganda, newborn deaths constituted over 38 % of all infant deaths in 2010. Despite different mitigation interventions over years, the newborn mortality rate is high at 27/1,000 and newborn sepsis contribute...

    Authors: Bua John, Mukanga David, Lwanga Mathias and Nabiwemba Elizabeth

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:339

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    Tetanus in newborns, is an under-reported public health problem and a major cause of mortality in developing countries. This study aimed to determine the predictors and outcome of tetanus in newborn infants in...

    Authors: Arjumand Sohaila, Yasir Shafiq, Shazia Azim, Benazir Baloch, Ali Syed Muhammad Akhtar, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani and Nick Brown

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:338

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  3. Content type: Case Report

    Pentalogy of Cantrell is a rare syndrome, first described by Cantrell and co-workers in 1958. The syndrome is characterized by the presence of five major congenital defects involving the diaphragm, abdominal w...

    Authors: Helga Naburi, Evelyne Assenga, Sonal Patel, Augustine Massawe and Karim Manji

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:318

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    Neonatal danger has become a substantial problem in many developing countries like Ethiopia. More specifically, neonatal rates in Ethiopia are among the highest in the world. In this regard, health-seeking beh...

    Authors: Solomon Gedlu Nigatu, Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku and Abel Fekadu Dadi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:309

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Celiac disease (CD) and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) are distinct diseases of the gastrointestinal tract with specific clinico-pathological characteristics. Recent studies have found higher rates of EoE in p...

    Authors: Rajmohan Dharmaraj, Karen Hagglund and Hernando Lyons

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:263

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  6. Content type: Case Report

    The VACTERL association is a typically sporadic, non-random collection of congenital anomalies that includes vertebral defects, anal atresia, cardiac defects, tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia,...

    Authors: Yukio Nakamura, Shingo Kikugawa, Shoji Seki, Masahiko Takahata, Norimasa Iwasaki, Hidetomi Terai, Mitsuhiro Matsubara, Fumio Fujioka, Hidehito Inagaki, Tatsuya Kobayashi, Tomoatsu Kimura, Hiroki Kurahashi and Hiroyuki Kato

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:228

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  7. Content type: Case Report

    Dengue is an important worldwide public health problem, and continues to spread in Brazil. This article presents the first Brazilian case report of the death of an indigenous child by dengue fever.

    Authors: Rafael Henrique Machado Sacramento, Deborah Nunes de Melo Braga, Franciane Fardin Sacramento, Fernanda Montenegro de Carvalho Araújo, Antônio Afonso Bezerra Lima, Margarida Maria de Lima Pompeu, Danielle Malta Lima and Luciano Pamplona de Góes Cavalcanti

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:855

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Knowledge of the specific details of end-users actual experiences with health system helps to identify areas for improvement in ways that standardized satisfaction measures are less able to provide in order to...

    Authors: Christopher Bismarck Eke, Roland Chidi Ibekwe, Vivian Uzoamaka Muoneke, Josephat Maduabuchi Chinawa, MaryAnn Ugochi Ibekwe, Oluchi Mildred Ukoha and Bede Chidozie Ibe

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:800

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The disease progression following hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is associated with single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). However, the role of SNPs in chronic HBV infection in children remains unclear. He...

    Authors: Haruki Komatsu, Jun Murakami, Ayano Inui, Tomoyuki Tsunoda, Tsuyoshi Sogo and Tomoo Fujisawa

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:789

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Venipuncture pain in children results from a variety of co-factors which increase the intensity of the nociceptive stimulus. Among them, anticipatory anxiety plays an important role. Children with chronic dise...

    Authors: Sofia Bisogni, Chiara Dini, Nicole Olivini, Daniele Ciofi, Francesca Giusti, Simona Caprilli, José Rafael Gonzalez Lopez and Filippo Festini

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:735

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Accurate measurement of body temperature is critical for the assessment of a newborn’s general well-being. In nursery settings, the gold standard rectal thermometry has been replaced by the axillary method. Ho...

    Authors: Lama Charafeddine, Hani Tamim, Habiba Hassouna, Randa Akel and Mona Nabulsi

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:584

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  12. Content type: Research article

    There is no validated scale to assess neurodevelopment of infants and children in Sri Lanka. The Bayley III scales have used widely globally but it has not been validated for Sri Lankan children. We administer...

    Authors: Pavithra Godamunne, Chathurika Liyanage, Nalin Wimaladharmasooriya, Arunasalem Pathmeswaran, Ananda Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Cryshelle Patterson and Nalini Sathiakumar

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:300

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  13. Content type: Case Report

    Patients with relapsed/refractory stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma were enrolled on a phase I study (NANT2004-03) of intravenous fenretinide emulsion. Pharmacokinetic samples were collected during and after the...

    Authors: Min H Kang, Judith G Villablanca, Julia L Glade Bender, Katherine K Matthay, Susan Groshen, Richard Sposto, Scarlett Czarnecki, Matthew M Ames, C Patrick Reynolds, Araz Marachelian and Barry J Maurer

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:256

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Maximising response rates to neurodevelopmental follow-up is a key challenge for paediatric researchers. We have investigated the use of telephone interviews and online questionnaires to improve response rates...

    Authors: Samantha Johnson, Sarah E Seaton, Bradley N Manktelow, Lucy K Smith, David Field, Elizabeth S Draper, Neil Marlow and Elaine M Boyle

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:219

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