Highlights in this issue
‘First, do no harm’ – the use of analgesia or placebo as control for babies in painful clinical trials
Towards rational use of inhaled Nitric Oxide in preterm babies
Can teaching hospitals provide superior care?
Child health in times of austerity as a result of the economic crisis that started in 2008
Children with anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung disease need special education or remedial support at school
Analgesia, nil or placebo to babies, in trials that test new analgesic treatments for procedural pain
How can clinicians detect and treat autism early? Methodological trends of technology use in research
PHACE syndrome – clinical features, aetiology and management
Term neonates with infection and shock display high cortisol precursors despite low levels of normal cortisol
Randomised trial of early neonatal hydrocortisone demonstrates potential undesired effects on neurodevelopment at preschool age
Nitric therapy in preterm infants: rationalised approach based on functional neonatal echocardiography
Newborn manikin study shows that physicians often fail to detect correct lung compliance when using a self-inflating bag
Auscultate, palpate and tap: time to re-evaluate
Maternal pain influences her evaluation of recurrent pain in 6- to 11-year-old healthy children
The impact of maternal factors on mortality rates among children under the age of five years in a rural Ugandan population between 2002 and 2012
Overweight and obesity decreased in Greek schoolchildren from 2009 to 2012 during the early phase of the economic crisis
Milk allergy is a minor cause of milk avoidance due to perceived hypersensitivity among schoolchildren in Northern Sweden
Children who were treated with oral immunotherapy for cows' milk allergy showed long-term desensitisation seven years later
Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence. Edited by W Kiess, M Wabitsch, C Maffeis, AM Sharma. In the Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Vol. 19. S Karger AG Basel CH, 2015, Hard cover. X+202 pp., 28 fig., 18 in color, 9 tab. Price $228. ISBN 9783318027983.
Neurofunctional assessment at term equivalent age can predict 3-year neurodevelopmental outcomes in very low birth weight infants
Preventing postnatal growth restriction in infants with birthweight less than 1300 g
Association of house staff training with mortality in children with critical illness
Micronutrient status and neurodevelopment in internationally adopted children
Children with congenital colorectal malformations often require special education or remedial teaching, despite normal intelligence
Renal and Adrenal Ultrasonography: a valuable diagnostic tool in the salt-wasting infant
Many children aged two to five years have a persistent presence of respiratory viruses in their nasopharynx