American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021

  • Sensitivity Patterns of Isolated Salmonella Typhi in Children with Typhoid Fever

    Sk. Mohammad Ali Rashed, Murshida Akhter, Md. Ruhul Amin, Mahbub Mutanabbi, Choudhury Ali Kawser

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 44-48
    Received: Feb. 13, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 26, 2021
    Published: Apr. 01, 2021
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    Abstract: Background and objective: Enteric fever is a common febrile illness and one of te major health problem in Bangladesh. So the present study was conducted to determine the demographic characteristics, clinical profile, hematological feature and current sensitivity patterns of isolated S typhi in patients suffering from enteric fever in some of the te... Show More
  • Prenatal Diagnosis of Type 1c Choledochal Cysts in 1 Month Old Baby

    Ida Ayu Agung Wijayanti, Ni Nyoman Metriani Nesa, I Gusti Ngurah Sanjaya Putra, I Putu Gede Karyana, Kadek Deddy Ariyanta, I Made Dharmajaya, Ni Made Mahastuti

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 49-52
    Received: Mar. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 30, 2021
    Published: Apr. 13, 2021
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    Abstract: Choledochal cysts (CCs) are congenital dilatations of extrahepatic and/or intrahepatic bile ducts. It is a rare biliary entity, in the Asian population, the incidence can be as high as 1:1000 live. We reported case of One-month old baby girl with yellowish skin and acholic stool the baby has been suspected with anechoic abdominal mass at 17 weeks o... Show More
  • Blood Transfusion: Prevalence, Indications and Associated Factors in Children Presenting to a Tertiary Health Institution in Southeast Nigeria

    Chukwuemeka Ngozi Onyearugha, Nneka Chioma Okoronkwo, Prince Ezenwa Onyemachi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 53-56
    Received: Mar. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 06, 2021
    Published: Apr. 13, 2021
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    Abstract: Blood is an essential component of paediatric care worldwide. Blood and blood products are scarce and expensive and may be associated with health hazards post-transfusion. This study aims at determining the prevalence, indications and associated factors of blood transfusion in children in an academic hospital. Materials and Methods: This was a retr... Show More
  • Often a Sick Child from the Perspective of a Pediatrican/Clinical Immunologist

    Jaromir Bystron

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 57-61
    Received: Mar. 22, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 06, 2021
    Published: Apr. 13, 2021
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    Abstract: The author considers the term "often a sick child" and discusses this topic in relation to the gradually maturing immune system. He points out the specifics of different age periods and tries to prove that the not always higher frequency of diseases (especially the most common ones - respiratory tract infections) must have a cause in the immune sys... Show More
  • Effect of Inhaled Nitrogen Oxide on the Plasma Concentration of Cytokines and Endogenous Nitrogen Oxide

    Vladimir Vladimirovich Estrin, Marina Gaevna Pukhtinskaya

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 62-67
    Received: Mar. 22, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 07, 2021
    Published: Apr. 20, 2021
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    Abstract: Rationale. The nitrogen oxide molecule (NO) is a fundamental factor of the anti-infectious resistance of an organism. Research objective. To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the prevention of sepsis by the inhalation of nitrogen oxide (iNO) in newborns with respiratory pathology on artificial pulmonary ventilation. Methods. Controlled, rand... Show More
  • The Mixed Bacterial-viral Intestinal Infections in Children of Early Age

    Zemfira Mekhtiyevna Kuliyeva, Lala Islakhovna Rustamova, Fatma Vagifovna Qilindjova, Matanat Nabiyevna Mamedova, Mehriban Musayevna Isayeva, Rena Mammadovna Akhundova

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 68-71
    Received: Mar. 13, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2021
    Published: May 08, 2021
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    Abstract: The aim of investigation to study the of some clinico-microbiological characterisrics of mixed intestinal infections in children of early age. Material and methods – the children under the age of 3 (infants and children), hospitalized in the Children’s Clinical Hospitals № 1 and 7 in Baku for the 2019 year have been examined. Bacteriological and se... Show More
  • Profile and Outcome of Children with COVID-19 Attending Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University

    Mujammel Haque, Kamrul Laila, Mohammad Hafiz Al-Mamun, Sutopa Halder Supti, Shahana Akhter Rahman

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 72-78
    Received: Apr. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 23, 2021
    Published: May 08, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 is a global pandemic. Covid-19 has spread around Bangladesh and children are also being infected with comparatively fewer symptoms and lower case-fatality rates. Objectives: To assess the clinical profile, disease severity, presence of co-morbidities and outcome of pediatric COVID... Show More
  • Sleep and Breathing Disturbance in Joubert Syndrome: A Case Report

    Abdullah Saeed Al-Shamrani

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 79-84
    Received: May 06, 2021
    Accepted: May 24, 2021
    Published: May 31, 2021
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    Abstract: Joubert syndrome is a rare autosomal-recessive disease, and the description was coined by Dr. Marie Joubert in 1968 in a family presenting with breathing problems and certain central nervous system malformations in the form of hypotonia, cerebellar vermis hypoplasia, and developmental delay. There is a paucity of literature describing the clinical ... Show More
  • Efficacy of Prednisolone in Recovery from Acute Bronchiolitis: Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Khondaker Zahirul Hasan, Md. Abid Hossain Mollah, Mohammad Monir Hossain, Muhammad Zahangir Alam, A. N. M. Shahidul Islam Bhuiyan, Md. Faruk Ahmed, Md. Iftekhar-ul-Haque Khan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 85-90
    Received: Feb. 13, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 21, 2021
    Published: Jun. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Acute bronchiolitis is a condition where patients are presenting with breathing difficulties, cough, poor feeding, and irritability. Treatment of bronchiolitis have many controversies. Most trials of bronchiolitis treatment suffer from 2 constraints: possible inclusion of patients with asthma and inconsistent outcome measures. The aim... Show More
  • Prevalence and Risk Factors of Low Birth Weight in Neonates Born in Tishreen University Hospital - Latakia

    Noura Shoaib, Ahmad Chreitah, Oday Jouni

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 91-94
    Received: May 10, 2021
    Accepted: May 27, 2021
    Published: Jun. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Low birth weight is a public health problem of global prevalence with a significant impact on health in childhood and adulthood. Objective: The purpose of the current study is to determine the prevalence and risk factors of low birth weight in neonates born in Tishreen University Hospital- Latakia. Methods: In an Observational analytica... Show More