ISSN 0803-5253 (Print); ISSN 1651-2227 (Online)
Highlights in this issue
Käll, Anna; Lagercrantz, Hugo
Paediatric palliative care should focus on living as well as dying
Should we always honour parental requests?
Carter, Brian S.
Tackling parents’ misperceptions about their children's weight issues needs careful handling
Identifying the best methods to assess adiposity and metabolic risk in children
Gordon, Katelyn E.; Siegel, Robert M.
Responding to parental requests for life‐sustaining treatment – relational potential revisited
Wightman, Aaron; Kett, Jennifer Cobelli; Wilfond, Benjamin S.
Guidance on the use of probiotics in clinical practice in children with selected clinical conditions and in specific vulnerable groups
Hojsak, Iva; Fabiano, Valentina; Pop, Tudor Lucian; Goulet, Olivier; Zuccotti, Gian Vincenzo; Çokuğraş, Fugen Cullu; Pettoello‐Mantovani, Massimo; Kolaček, Sanja
Review shows that early foetal alcohol exposure may cause adverse effects even when the mother consumes low levels
Low Apgar scores at both one and five minutes are associated with long‐term neurological morbidity
Leinonen, Elina; Gissler, Mika; Haataja, Leena; Rahkonen, Petri; Andersson, Sture; Metsäranta, Marjo; Rahkonen, Leena
Tactile stimulation during neonatal transition and its effect on vital parameters in neonates during neonatal transition
Baik‐Schneditz, Nariae; Urlesberger, Berndt; Schwaberger, Bernhard; Mileder, Lukas; Schmölzer, Georg; Avian, Alexander; Pichler, Gerhard
Cohort study from 11 European countries highlighted differences in the use and efficacy of hypothermia prevention strategies after very preterm birth
Wilson, Emilija; Zeitlin, Jennifer; Piedvache, Aurélie; Misselwitz, Bjoern; Christensson, Kyllike; Maier, Rolf F.; Norman, Mikael; Edstedt Bonamy, Anna‐Karin; the EPICE Research Groupapa14230-cr-0009
The preterm infant stomach actively degrades milk proteins with increasing breakdown across digestion time
Demers‐Mathieu, Veronique; Qu, Yunyao; Underwood, Mark A.; Dallas, David C.
Body length and occipitofrontal circumference may be good indicators of neurodevelopment in very low birthweight infants – secondary publication
Watanabe, Yoshitaka; Itabashi, Kazuo; Taki, Motohiro; Miyazawa, Tokuo; Nakano, Yuya; Murase, Masahiko
Prescriptive birthweight charts can improve the prediction of adverse outcomes in very preterm infants who are small for gestational age
Hoftiezer, Liset; Snijders, Renske G.; Hukkelhoven, Chantal W.P.M.; Lingen, Richard A.; Hogeveen, Marije
Randomised controlled trial of diazoxide for small for gestational age neonates with hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia provided early hypoglycaemic control without adverse effects
Balachandran, Binesh; Mukhopadhyay, Kanya; Sachdeva, Naresh; Walia, Rama; Attri, Savita Verma
Why do children with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia not attend neonatal follow‐up care? Parental views of barriers
Brady, Jennifer M.; Pouppirt, Nicole; Bernbaum, Judy; D'Agostino, Jo Ann; Gerdes, Marsha; Hoffman, Casey; Cook, Noah; Hurt, Hallam; Kirpalani, Haresh; DeMauro, Sara B.
Limited association between markers of stress during pregnancy and fetal growth in ‘Born into Life’, a new prospective birth cohort
Smew, Awad I.; Hedman, Anna M.; Chiesa, Flaminia; Ullemar, Vilhelmina; Andolf, Ellika; Pershagen, Göran; Almqvist, Catarina
Prenatal phthalate exposure was associated with croup in Swedish infants
Shu, Huan; Wikstrom, Sverre; Jönsson, Bo A.G.; Lindh, Christian H.; Svensson, Åke; Nånberg, Eewa; Bornehag, Carl‐Gustaf
Long‐chain polyunsaturated fatty acids decline rapidly in milk from mothers delivering extremely preterm indicating the need for supplementation
Nilsson, Anders K.; Löfqvist, Chatarina; Najm, Svetlana; Hellgren, Gunnel; Sävman, Karin; Andersson, Mats X.; Smith, Lois E. H.; Hellström, Ann
Recent gestational diabetes was associated with mothers stopping predominant breastfeeding earlier in a multi‐ethnic population
Bærug, Anne; Sletner, Line; Laake, Petter; Fretheim, Atle; Løland, Beate Fossum; Waage, Christin W.; Birkeland, Kåre I.; Jenum, Anne Karen
High‐fibre enteral feeding results in improved anthropometrics and favourable gastrointestinal tolerance in malnourished children with growth failure
Kansu, Aydan; Durmaz Ugurcan, Ozlem; Arslan, Duran; Unalp, Aycan; Celtik, Coskun; Sarıoglu, Aysugul Alptekin; the ANTK Study Groupapa14240-cr-0007
Using anaerobic blood cultures for infants younger than 90 days rarely showed anaerobic infections but increased yields of bacterial growth
Gross, Itai; Gordon, Oren; Benenson, Shmuel; Abu Ahmad, Wiessam; Shimonov, Amir; Hashavya, Saar; Eventov‐Friedman, Smadar
Retrospective observational study indicates that the paediatric assessment triangle may suggest the severity of Kawasaki disease
Kawai, Reiko; Nomura, Osamu; Tomobe, Yutaro; Morikawa, Yoshihiko; Miyata, Koichi; Sakakibara, Hiroshi; Miura, Masaru
Nearly half of the adolescents in an Italian school‐based study exceeded the recommended upper limits for daily caffeine consumption
Santangelo, Barbara; Lapolla, Rosa; Rutigliano, Irene; Pettoello Mantovani, Massimo; Campanozzi, Angelo
Parents with overweight children two and five years of age did not perceive them as weighing too much
Berggren, Sara; Roswall, Josefine; Alm, Bernt; Bergman, Stefan; Dahlgren, Jovanna; Almquist‐Tangen, Gerd
Assessing truncal obesity in predicting cardiometabolic risk in children: clinical measures versus dual‐energy X‐ray absorptiometry
Palmieri, Vincent J.; Henshaw, Melissa H.; Carter, Janet; Chowdhury, Shahryar M.
Cross‐sectional study of randomly selected 18‐year‐old students showed that body mass index was only associated with sleep duration in girls
Kjartansdottir, Ingibjorg; Arngrimsson, Sigurbjorn A.; Bjarnason, Ragnar; Olafsdottir, Anna S.
Study of top ballet school students revealed large deficiencies in their body weight and body fat
Grochowska‐Niedworok, Elżbieta; Kardas, Marek; Fatyga, Edyta; Piórkowska‐Staniek, Karolina; Muc‐Wierzgoń, Małgorzata; Kokot, Teresa
Extended physical education in children aged 6–15 years was associated with improved academic achievement in boys
Cöster, ME; Fritz, J; Karlsson, C; Rosengren, BE; Karlsson, MK
Nutritional therapy complications in children with ultra‐short bowel syndrome include growth deficiency but not cholestasis
Olszewska, Katarzyna; Ksiazyk, Janusz; Kozlowski, Dariusz; Pajdowska, Magdalena; Janusz, Malgorzata; Jaworski, Maciej
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement in paediatric Crohn's disease patients contributes to both improved nutrition and growth
Duncan, H; Painesi, A; Buchanan, E; McGrogan, P; Gerasimidis, K; Walker, G; Haddock, G; Russell, RK
Transcutaneous bilirubinometry should be carried out in newborn infants at least seven hours after phototherapy finishes
Akin, Agah; Sarici, Serdar Umit; Ozcan, Murat; Akpinar, Melis; Altun, Demet; Yasartekin, Yuksel; Serdar, Muhittin A.; Sarici, Dilek
Does non‐invasive ventilation confer a lung protective effect and improve long‐term pulmonary outcomes?
Beard, Lauren; Wright, Clyde J.
Does late therapeutic hypothermia reduce risk of death or disability?
Bourque, Stephanie L.; Dietz, Robert M.