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Submissions from 2011

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Acinetobacter species meningitis in children: a case series from Karachi, Pakistan, Ali Faisal Saleem, Muhammad Shafaat Shah, Abdul Sattar Shaikh, Fatima Mir, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Availability and affordability of essential medicines: Exploring the health seeking behaviours and health service utilisation for children under-5 years living in squatter settlement of Karachi, Pakistan, Yasir Shafiq, Babar Tasneem Shaikh, and Ramesh Kumar

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Measles susceptibility in children in Karachi, Pakistan, Sana Sheikh, Syed Asad Ali, Anita K. M. Zaidi, Ajmal Agha, Asif Khowaja, Salim Allana, Shahida Qureshi, and Iqbal Azam

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Health-care associated infections in children after cardiac surgery in a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (PCICU), Naveed-ur-Rehman Siddiqui, Fatima Mir, Omair Shakil, Muneer Amanullah, and Anwarul Haque

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A comparison of disease caused by Shigella and Campylobacter species: 24 months community based surveillance in 4 slums of Karachi, Pakistan., Sajid Bashir Soofi, Atif Habib, Lorenz von Seidlein, Muhammad Jawed Khan, Shah Muhammad, Naveed Bhutto, M. Imran Khan, Shahid Rasool, Afia Zafar, John D Clemens, Qamaruddin Nizami, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Clinical profile and outcomes of paediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Madiha Syed, Fariha Batool Khawaja, Taimur Saleem, Umair Khalid, Abdul Rashid, and Khadija Nuzhat Humayun

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Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) associated peritonitis in a child: a rare case of peritonitis caused by sphingomonous paucimobilis, Arwa Quresh Tambawala, Sadaf Hamid, Iqtidar Khan, and Asad Ali

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Aplastic Anemia: Clinicohaematological Features, Treatment and Outcome Analysis, Rabia Wali, Zehra Fidoo, Salman Adil, and Muhammad Ahmed Naqvi

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Floods in Pakistan: a public health crisis, Haider Warraich, Anita K. M. Zaidi, and Kavita Patel

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A source of strength and empowerment? An exploration of the influence of disabled children on the lives of their mothers in Karachi, Pakistan, Aisha Khizar Yousafzai, Zia Farrukh, and Kausar Khan

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Effect of case management on neonatal mortality due to sepsis and pneumonia, Anita K. M. Zaidi, Hammad A. Ganatra, Sana Syed, Simon Cousens, Anne C. C. Lee, Robert Black, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, and Joy E. Lawn

Submissions from 2010

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Dyssegemental dyspalsia; Rolland-Desbuquois type--a case report from Pakistan, Bushra Afroze

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Asthma in children: management issues for family doctors., Shakeel Ahmed, Rehan Ali, Maqbool Qadir, and Khadija Humayun

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Transcatheter Closure of a Patent Ductus Arteriosus in a Patient With an Anomalous Inferior Vena Cava, Saleem Akhtar, Shazia Mohsin Samad, and Mehnaz Atiq

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Human metapneumovirus in Hospitalized Children in Amman, Jordan, Syed Asad Ali, John V. Williams, Qingxia Chen, Sameer Faori, Assem Shehabi, Eshan Al Jundi, Najwa Khuri-Bulos, and Natasha Halasa

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Evaluation of health workforce competence in maternal and neonatal issues in public health sector of Pakistan: an Assessment of their training needs, Shabina Ariff, Sajid B. Soofi, Kamran Sadiq, Asher B. Feroze, Shuaib Khan, Sadiqua N. Jafarey, Nabeela Ali, and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

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Pediatrics, war, and children., Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Aisha K Yousafzai, and Alvin Zipursky

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High Mortality Rates for Very Low Birth Weight Infants in Developing Countries Despite Training, Waldemar A. Carlo, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Imtiaz Jehan, Elwyn Chomba, Antoinette Tshefu, Ana Garces, Sailajanandan Parida, Fernando Althabe, Elizabeth M. McClure, Richard J. Derman, Robert L. Goldenberg, Carl Bose, Michael Hambidge, Pinaki Panigrahi, Pierre Buekens, Hrishikesh Chakraborty, Tyler D. Hartwell, Janet Moore, and Linda L. Wright

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Newborn-Care Training and Perinatal Mortality in Developing Countries, Waldemar A. Carlo, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Imtiaz Jehan, Elwyn Chomba, Antoinette Tshefu, Ana Garces, Sailajanandan Parida, Fernando Althabe, Elizabeth M. McClure, Richard J. Derman, Robert L. Goldenberg, Carl Bose, Nancy F. Krebs, Pinaki Panigrahi, Pierre Buekens, Hrishikesh Chakraborty, Tyler D. Hartwell, and Linda L. Wright

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New approaches to preventing, diagnosing, and treating neonatal sepsis, Karen Edmond and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Pediatric lymphoma: a 10-year experience at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan., Zehra Fadoo, Asim Belgaumi, Matloob Alam, Iqbal Azam, and Ahmed Naqvi

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Tongue in an 11-Year-old Girl, Zehra Fadoo, Fozia Naz, Yousuf Husen, Shahid Pervez, and Nizam-ul Hasan

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International Perspective on Early-Onset Neonatal Sepsis, Hammad A. Ganatra, Barbara J. Stoll, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Neonatal Infections in the Developing World, Hammad A. Ganatra and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Effect of zinc in tablet and suspension formulations in the treatment of acute diarrhoea among young children in an emergency setting of earthquake affected region of Pakistan, Muhammad Atif Habib, Sajid Bashir Soofi, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Efficacy and safety of procedural sedation and analgesia by paediatric intensivist in paediatric oncology unit, Anwarul Haque and Zahra Fadoo

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Teaching paediatric critical care medicine to paediatric residents, Anwarul Haque, Rizwan Haider, and Muhammad Sohail Salat

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Brain calcinosis and seizures in an adolescent boy., Anwarul Haque, Shahnaz Ibrahim, Shamshad Gulab, Taimur Saleem, and Sidra Ishaque

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Experience of Pediatric Rapid Response Team in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan, Anwarul Haque, Ali Faisal Saleem, Samreen Zaidi, and Syed Rizwan Haider

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Validity of neonatal jaundice evaluation by primary health-care workers and physicians in Karachi, Pakistan, L. Hatzenbuehler, Anita K. M. Zaidi, S. Sundar, S. Sultana, F. Abbasi, A. Rizvi, and G. L. Darmstadt

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Use of miltefosine in the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in children at a tertiary care hospital of Karachi, Khadija Nuzhat Humayun, Taimur Saleem, Umair Khalid, Fyezah Jehan, and Sajid Soofi

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Clinical profile and treatment of infantile spasms using vigabatrin and ACTH - a developing country perspective, S. H. Ibrahim, Shamshad Gulab, Sidra Ishaque, and Taimur Saleem

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Non-typhoidal Salmonella rates in febrile children at sites in five Asian countries, M. Imran Khan, R. L. Ochiai, L. von Seidlein, B. Dong, S. K. Bhattacharya, M. D. Agtini, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, G. C. Do, M. Ali, D. R. Kim, M. Favorov, and J. D. Clemens

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Acute necrotizing encephalopathy of childhood: a fatal complication of swine flu, Muhammad Rehan Khan, Prem Kumar Maheshwari, Syed Asad Ali, and Anwarul Haque

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Burden of respiratory syncytial virus in hospitalized infants and young children in Amman, Jordan, Najwa Khuri-Bulos, John V. Williams, Asem A. Shehabi, Samir Faouri, Ehsan Al Jundi, Omar Abushariah, Qingxia Chen, Syed Asad Ali, Sten Vermund, and Natasha B. Halasa

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Successful management of invasive aspergillosis with voriconazole and amphoteracin B therapy in a patient with acute mycloid leukemia (AML-M2), Nauman Fazal Manzoor, Sidra Azim, and Zehra Fadoo

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Inadvertent Intrathecal Injection of PEG-asparaginase, Ahmed Naqvi and Zehra Fadoo

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Vaccination Guidelines for Children With Cancer and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Living in Resource-Poor Countries, Ahmed Naqvi, Zehra Fadoo, and Saima Alvi

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Incidence of Typhoid Bacteremia in Infants and Young Children in Southern Coastal Pakistan, Aatekah Owais, Shazia Sultana, Umber Zaman, Arjumand Rizvi, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Incidence of pneumonia, bacteremia, and invasive pneumococcal disease in Pakistani children, Aatekah Owais, Shiyam S. Tikmani, Shazia Sultana, Umber Zaman, Imran Ahmed, Salim Allana, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Suitable Disk Antimicrobial Susceptibility Breakpoints Defining Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi Isolates with Reduced Susceptibility to Fluoroquinolones, Christopher M. Parry, Chau Tran Thuy, Sabina Dongol, Abhilasha Karkey, Ha Vinh, Nguyen Tran Chinh, Pham Thanh Duy, Tran Vu Thieu Nga, James I. Campbell, Nguyen Van Minh Hoang, Amit Arjyal, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Sujit K. Bhattacharya, Magdarina D. Agtini, Baiqing Dong, Do Gia Canh, Aliya Naheed, John Wain, Tran Tinh Hien, Buddha Basnyat, Leon Ochiai, John Clemens, Jeremy J. Farrar, Christiane Dolecek, and Stephen Baker

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Analysis of the UK recommendations on obesity based on a proposed implementation framework, Amudha S. Poobalan, Lorna S. Aucott, Sheraz Ahmed, and W. Cairns S. Smith

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Klebsiella osteomyelitis of the right humerus involving the right shoulder joint in an infant, Maqbool Qadir, Syed Rehan Ali, Mumtaz Lakhani, Pervaiz Hashmi, and Ahsen Amirali

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Congenital bilateral choanal atresi, Ali Faisal Saleem, Shabina Ariff, Nadeem Aslam, and Mubasher Ikram

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Morbidity and mortality associated with obstetric hysterectomy, Najma Bano Shaikh, Shabnam Shaikh, and Jan Muhammad Shaikh

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Effects of Leather Industry on Health and Recommendations for Improving the Situation in Pakistan, Madiha Syed, Taimur Saleem, Shuja-ur-Rehman, Muhammed Asif Iqbal, Faisal Javed, Muhammed Bilal Salman Khan, and Kamran Sadiq

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Incidence of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a population-based prospective study in Pakistan, Shiyam Sundar Tikmani, Haider Javed Warraich, Farrukh Abbasi, Arjumand Rizvi, Gary L. Darmstadt, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Investment in paediatric tuberculosis prevention in Pakistan: loss or gain, Emad uddin Siddiqui, Kiran Ejaz, Saira Lone, and Syed Jamal Raza

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Phenotypic Features of Carbohydrate Sulfotransferase 3 (CHST3) Deficiency in 24 Patients: Congenital Dislocations and Vertebral Changes as Principal Diagnostic Features, Sheila Unger, Ekkehart Lausch, Antonio Rossi, andre Megarbane, David Sillence, Melanie Alcausin, Antonio Aytes, Roberto Mendoza-Londono, Sheela Nampoothiri, Bushra Afroze, Bryan Hall, Ivan F. M. Lo, Stephen T. S. Lam, Julia Hoefele, Imma Rost, Emma Wakeling, Elisabeth Mangold, Komudi Godbole, Nithiwat Vatanavicharn, Luis M. Franco, Kate Chandler, Sophia Hollander, Tanja Velten, Kerstin Reicherter, Juergen Spranger, Stephen Robertson, Luisa Bonafe, Bernhard Zabel, and andrea Superti-Furga

Submissions from 2009

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Multiple major artery compression by an idiopathic aortic aneurysm: an unusual cause of hypertensive encephalopathy, Shakeel Ahmed, Syed Rehan Ali, and Husen Yousuf

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Research Priorities to Reduce Global Mortality From Newborn Infections by 2015, Rajiv Bahl, Jose Martines, Nabeela Ali, Maharaj K. Bhan, Wally Carlo, Kit Yee Chan, Gary L. Darmstadt, Davidson H. Hamer, Joy E. Lawn, Douglas D. McMillan, Pavitra Mohan, Vinod Paul, Alexander C. Tsai, Cesar G. Victora, Martin W. Weber, Anita K. M. Zaidi, and Igor Rudan

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Prenatal micronutrient supplementation: Are we there yet?, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Batool Azra Haider

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Treatment Response to Iron and Folic Acid Alone Is the Same as with Multivitamins and/or Anthelminthics in Severely Anemic 6-to 24-Month-Old Children, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Rolf Klemm, Farhana Shahid, Arjumand Rizvi, Jee Hyuan Rah, and Parul Christian

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Addressing Maternal Nutrition and Risks of Birth Asphyxia in Developing Countries, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Maqbool Qadir

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A comparative evaluation of multiple micronutrient and iron-folic acid supplementation during pregnancy in Pakistan: Impact on pregnancy outcomes, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Arjumand Rizvi, Farrukh Raza, Sunil Hotwani, Shujaat Zaidi, S. Moazzam Hossain, Sajid Soofi, and Shereen Bhutta

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Addressing the Global Disease Burden of Typhoid Fever, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and John Threlfall

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Management of Newborn Infections in Primary Care Settings A Review of the Evidence and Implications for Policy?, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Anita K. M. Zaidi, Durrane Thaver, Quratulain Humayun, Samana Ali, and Gary L. Darmstadt

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Incomplete Kawaski disease: are we missing it, Abdul Gaffar Billoo, Saira Waqar Lone, Salman Siddiqui, and Huba Atiq

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Comparison of oral versus injectable vitamin-D for the treatment of nutritional vitamin-D deficiency rickets, Abdul Gaffar Billoo, Ghulam Murtaza, M. Ashraf Memon, Sultan Ahmed Khaskheli, Khalid Iqbal, and Masood Hussain Rao

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Treatment response to standard of care for severe anemia in pregnant women and effect of multivitamins and enhanced anthelminthics, Parul Christian, Farhana Shahid, Arjumand Rizvi, Rolf D. W. Klemm, and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

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Oral Antibiotics in the Management of Serious Neonatal Bacterial Infections in Developing Country Communities, Gary L. Darmstadt, Maneesh Batra, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Parenteral Antibiotics for the Treatment of Serious Neonatal Bacterial Infections in Developing Country Settings, Gary L. Darmstadt, Maneesh Batra, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Surface Area In Children: A Simple Formula, Muhammad Furqan and Anwarul Haque

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Venoarterial PCO2 difference: a marker of postoperative cardiac output in children with congenital heart disease, Muhammad Furqan, Fahad Hashmat, Munir Amanullah, Mansoor Khan, Hina K Durani, and Anwarul Haque

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Towards a new developmental synthesis: adaptive developmental plasticity and human disease, Peter D. Gluckman, Mark A. Hanson, Patrick Bateson, Alan S. Beedle, Catherine M. Law, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Konstantin V. Anokhin, Pierre Bougneres, Giriraj Ratan Chandak, Partha Dasgupta, George Davey Smith, Peter T. Ellison, Terrence E. Forrester, Scott F. Gilbert, Eva Jablonka, Hillard Kaplan, andrew M. Prentice, Stephen J. Simpson, Ricardo Uauy, and Mary Jane West-Eberhard

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The effect of therapeutic zinc supplementation among young children with selected infections: A review of the evidence, Batool A. Haider and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Clinical profile and outcome in a paediatric intensive care unit in Pakistan, Anwarul Haque and Surraiya Bano

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Improving outcome in pediatric intensive care unit in Academic Hospital in Pakistan, Anwarul Haque and Surraiya Bano

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Intravenous Immune Globulin for Severe Acute Myocarditis in Children, Anwarul Haque, Samreen Bhatti, and Fahad J. Siddiqui

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Implementation of brain trauma foundation guidelines in children with acute traumatic brain injury in tertiary-care hospital in Pakistan, Anwarul Haque and S. Ather Enam

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On admission hypomagnesemia in critically ill children: Risk factors and outcome., Anwarul Haque and Ali Faisal Saleem

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Foreign body or foreign from body--congenital unilateral lobar hypoplasia of lung, Heeramani Lohana, Syed Rehan Ali, and Shakeel Ahmed

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Variation in Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi IncHI1 Plasmids during the Global Spread of Resistant Typhoid Fever, Minh-Duy Phan, Claire Kidgell, Satheesh Nair, Kathryn E. Holt, Arthur K. Turner, Jason Hinds, Philip Butcher, Fiona J. Cooke, Nicholas R. Thomson, Richard Titball, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Rumina Hasan, Gordon Dougan, and John Wain

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Controlled evaluation of bactec peds plus/F and bactec lytic/10 anaerobic/F media for isolation of salmonella enterica serovars typhi and paratyphi a from blood, Megan E. Reller, Anita K. M. Zaidi, Shazia Sultana, Shazia Azeem, Beenish Hanif, Shahida Qureshi, Rumina Hasan, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Rehana Akhter, and Donald A. Goldmann

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Pan-resistant Acinetobacter infection in neonates in Karachi, Pakistan., Ali Faisal Saleem, Imran Ahmed, Fatima Mir, Syed Rehan Ali, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Does Prophylactic use of Dexamethasone have a role in reducing post Extubation Stridor and Reintubation in children?, Ali Faisal Saleem, Surrayo Bano, and Anwarul Haque

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On admission hypomagnesemia in critically ill children: Risk factors and outcome, Ali Faisal Saleem and Anwarul Haque

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Zinc Supplementation in Infants Less Than 6 Months of Age, Taimur Saleem and Umair Khalid

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Incomplete, atypical kawasaki disease or evolving systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a case report., Shakeel Shaikh, Sidra Ishaque, and Taimur Saleem

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Endemic dengue fever: a seldom recognized hazard for Pakistani children., Fahad Javaid Siddiqui, Syed Rizwan Haider, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Antimicrobial Resistance Among Neonatal Pathogens in Developing Countries, Durrane Thaver, Syed Asad Ali, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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Burden of Neonatal Infections in Developing Countries A Review of Evidence From Community-Based Studies, Durrane Thaver and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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A comparison of fluoroquinolones versus other antibiotics for treating enteric fever: meta-analysis, Durrane Thaver, Anita K. M. Zaidi, Julia Critchley, Asma Azmatullah, Syed Ali Madni, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Surveillance of Pneumococcal Meningitis among Children in Sindh, Southern Pakistan, Anita K. M. Zaidi, Hassan Khan, Razzaq Lasi, and Waheed Mahesar

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Pathogens Associated With Sepsis in Newborns and Young Infants in Developing Countries, Anita K. M. Zaidi, Durrane Thaver, Syed Asad Ali, and Tauseef Ahmed Khan

Submissions from 2008

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Prevalence and mode of spread of hepatitis B and C in rural Sindh, Pakistan., Z Abbas, N. L. Jeswani, G. N. Kakepoto, M. Islam, K. Mehdi, and W. Jafri

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Newborn screening in Pakistan - lessons from a hospital-based congenital hypothyroidism screening programme., Bushra Afroze, Khadija Nuzhat Humayun, and Maqbool Qadir

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Human placental IGF-I and IGF-II expression: correlating maternal and infant anthropometric variables and micronutrients at birth in the Pakistani population, S. K. Akram, M. Akram, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, and O. Soder

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Combined treatment for multiple cardiac defects with interventional techniques, Mehnaz Atiq, Sohail Abraar Khan, Fateh Ali Tipu, and Zahid Amin

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Estimation of pulmonary vascular resistance with Doppler diastolic gradients., Mehnaz Atiq, Habiba Tasneem, and Kalimuddin Aziz

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Treating childhood pneumonia empirically: Several issues still remain!, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

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Drug Resistant Infections in Poor Countries: A major burden on children, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

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What works? Interventions for maternal and child undernutrition and survival, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Tahmeed Ahmed, Robert E. Black, Simon Cousens, Kathryn Dewey, Elsa Giugliani, Batool A. Haider, Betty Kirkwood, Saul S. Morris, and H P S Sachdev

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Making a difference - Drug resistant infections in poor countries - A major burden on children, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Managing severe pneumonia in children in developing countries - Increasing resistance to first line antibiotics means recommendations need changing, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Micronutrient needs of malnourished children, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Vitamin D and child health: some emerging issues, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Alma-Ata: Rebirth and revision 6 - Interventions to address maternal, newborn, and child survival: what difference can integrated primary health care strategies make?, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Samana Ali, Simon Cousens, Talaha M. Ali, Batool Azra Haider, Arjumand Rizvi, Pius Okong, Shereen Z. Bhutta, and Robert E. Black

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Maternal micronutrient deficiencies in developing countries, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Batool Azra Haider

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Implementing community-based perinatal care: results from a pilot study in rural Pakistan, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Zahid Memon, Sajid Soofi, Muhammad Suhail Salat, Simon Cousens, and Jose Martines