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Vol 8, No 1 (2014)

  • Waardenburg syndrome in childhood deafness
  • Noise levels in neonatal intensive care units
  • Predictors of prolonged hospitalisation in childhood pneumonia in a rural health centre
  • Reticulocyte haemoglobin content as a diagnostic tool for iron deficiency and iron-deficiency anaemia


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Vol 7, No 4 (2013)

  • Keeping children alive and healthy in South Africa – how do we reach this goal?
  • Ambient pollution and respiratory outcomes among schoolchildren in Durban, South Africa
  • Outcomes of babies born before arrival at a tertiary hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in a child from an informal settlement: 12 litres of fluid drained from the lungs and successful use of ECMO
  • Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome and intestinal aganglionosis
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Vol 7, No 3 (2013)

  • Pre-hospital management and risk factors in children with acute diarrhoea
  • Outcomes of neonates with perinatal asphyxia
  • Characteristics of children with pervasive developmental disorders
  • Weight status and eating habits in adolescence
  • Dilemmas of telling bad news: Paediatric palliative care providers’ experiences
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Vol 7, No 2 (2013)

• Paediatric triage in South Africa 

• Clinical presentation of type 1 diabetes in children 

• Variations in anterior fontanelle size in newborns 

• Performance of black South African urban infants on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development III 

• Paediatric intussusception radiological reduction 

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Vol 7, No 1 (2013)

• Changing perceptions on feeding in neonatal care
• Enteral feeding practices in preterm infants
• Prophylactic phenobarbital in neonates with perinatal asphyxia
• Screening for neonatal sepsis – use of neutrophil CD64
• Indications for radiography in a neonatal ICU
• Neonatal meningococcal meningitis with subdural empyema


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Vol 6, No 4 (2012)

• Still separate, still unequal – Child Gauge 2012
• Clinical photography – ethical positions and legal implications
• Time to take action against congenital rubella?
• Health benefits of family hygiene promotion in peri-urban Cape Town
• Acute otitis media in rural Bangladesh
• Cognitive effects of cranial radiation for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
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Vol 6, No 3 (2012)

• Reducing neonatal deaths in South Africa – are we there yet?
• Incorrectly diagnosing children as HIV-infected
• Practicality and acceptability of text message reminders for
childhood immunisation
• Epidemiological factors in admissions for diarrhoea –
a Tanzanian study
• Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
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Vol 6, No 2 (2012)

• Paediatric hospital admissions – levels of care surveyed
• Education and training in kangaroo mother care
• Treating VLBW infants – attitudes of mothers versus staff
• Neurodevelopmental status of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants
• Menkes disease – a lesson not to be forgotten
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Vol 6, No 1 (2012)

• Neonatal blood gas sampling methods
• Point-of-care haemoglobin estimation in neonates and infants
• Noise levels of children’s toys
• Should routine diarrhoea management be modifiedwhen the prevalence of paediatric HIV infection is high?


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Vol 5, No 4 (2011)

Tissue factor pathway inhibitor in nephrotic syndrome
Determinants of breastfeeding patterns in Nigeria
Incidence and outcome of neonatal tetanus
Morgagni hernia
The doughnut sign
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Vol 5, No 3 (2011)

What does national health insurance offer children?
Nutritional health of children in South Africa over the first 16 years of democracy
Risk factors for helminthiasis
Gastrostomy placement in infants and children
Splenic rupture in a neonate
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Vol 5, No 2 (2011)

• Evaluating quality of care through mortality auditing
• Solar UV radiation and seasonal trends in sunburn risk
• Chloroquine resistance in Nigeria 5 years after withdrawal of the drug
• Restraint use and seating position of children in motor vehicles in Bloemfontein
• Childhood motorcycle-related injuries in a Nigerian city
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Vol 5, No 1 (2011)

Rapid rehydration in acute gastro-enteritis
HIV co-infection with hepatitis B and C
Ocular changes in multi-transfused children with β-thalassaemia receiving desferrioxamine
Predictors of peadiatric injury mortality
Umbilical cord ulceration and jejunal atresia
Gorlin syndrome


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Vol 4, No 4 (2010)

Paediatric hearing impairment - identificationand intervention
Assessing longitudinal development of children from low socio-economic circumstances with the Griffiths Mental Development Scales
Drug reaction, eosinophila and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome
Necrotising enterocolitis complicated by gastrocolic and jejunocolic fistulas
Diffuse bony involvement in dissemination BCG disease
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Vol 4, No 3 (2010)

The new WHO recommendations on HIV and infant feeding
Factors influencing choice of paediatrics as a career
Quality of care in Johannesburg primary health care clinics
Female genital cutting in schoolgirls in Addis Ababa
Cranial ultrasound in neonates and infants in rural Africa
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Vol 4, No 2 (2010)

IMCI revisited
Community-based interventions to improve disease prevention
Incidence and management of dysphagia in a neurodevelopmental clinic
Can thymic size predict survival in preterm infants with severe RDS?
Torsion of a wandering spleen
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Vol 4, No 1 (2010)

Drugs for diarrhoea?
Implementing the Integrated Management of Child Illness strategy in Bulawayo
Testicular volume and adolescent sexual maturity
Natural history of ventricular septal defects
A giant thymolipoma


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Vol 3, No 3 (2009)

Saving newborn and child lives in South Africa
Rate of pulmonary function decline in cystic fibrosis
Mantoux test positivity in healthy children
Medication use and abuse in childhood diarrhoea
Abdminal epilepsy
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Vol 3, No 2 (2009)

Swine flu
Paediatric trauma and safety in the media
'Opened capsule' dosing with stavudine for infants and children
Early surfactant therapy and nasal CPAP for mild respiratory distress syndrome
HIV infection, tuberculosis and workload
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Vol 3, No 1 (2009)

Malaria in children
Factors influencing infant feeding choice and practice
Discrepant clinical and haematological features in siblings with β-thalassaemia
Vasculopathy in HIV-infected children
Subdural haematoma after ventriculoperitoneal shunt


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Vol 2, No 4 (2008)

HPV vaccination
Non-invasive breathing assistance for neonates with respiratory distress
HIV-related oral candidiasi - a marker of HIV disease progression?
Laparoscopic surgery for infants with ovarian cysts
Sildenafil in the treatment of neonates with PPHN
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Vol 2, No 3 (2008)

Pneumococcal vaccine - advancing child health
Vaccines, immunisation and HIV disease
Effect of HAART on neurological and neurocognitive function
HIV - determinants of infants feeding intent
Socio-clinical issues in cerebral palsy
Cleft lip and palate - what do new parents want to know?
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Vol 2, No 2 (2008)

African Priorities for child health research
Child PIP: Making mortality meaningful
An overview of hepatitis A
Surgical management of Sialorrhoea
Reducing noise in the neonatal ICU
Abstracts: The Sky's the Limit
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Vol 2, No 1 (2008)

Autism update
Children, violence and the media
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura - do we need guidelines?
Newborn screening for galactosaemia and congenital hypothyroidim
Neonatal resuscitation knowledge and practice of Nigerian nurses

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