Browsing Research Articles (Paediatrics and Child Health) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Paediatrics and Child Health) by Title

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  • Wortmann, Saskia B.; Kluijtmans, Leo A. J.; Rodenburg, Richard J.; Sass, Jörn Oliver; Nouws, Jessica; Van Kaauwen, Edwin P.; Kleefstra, Tjitske; Tranebjaerg, Lisbeth; De Vries, Maaike C.; Isohanni, Pirjo; Walter, Katharina; Alkuraya, Fowzan S.; Smuts, Izelle; Reinecke, Carolus J.; an der Westhuizen, Francois Hendrikus; Thorburn, David; Smeitink, Jan A.M.; Morava, Eva; Wevers, Ron A. (Springer, 2013-11)
    Elevated urinary excretion of 3-methylglutaconic acid is considered rare in patients suspected of a metabolic disorder. In 3-methylglutaconyl-CoA hydratase deficiency (mutations in AUH), it derives from leucine degradation. ...
  • Green, Robin J. (Medpharm Publications, 2015)
    Apart from medication to control asthmatic inflammation, the education of patients and parents is the most important therapeutic step in achieving asthma control and normal life. This is a critical, but sadly often ...
  • Van der Westhuizen, Francois Hendrikus; Smet, Joel; Levanets, Oksana; Meissner-Roloff, Madelein; Louw, Roan; Van Coster, Rudy; Smuts, Izelle (Springer, 2010-01)
    A young, adult, African male patient presented with progressive proximal muscle weakness, external ophthalmoplegia and ptosis, as well as cardiac conduction abnormalities resembling Kearns–Sayre syndrome (KSS). Magnetic ...
  • Meyer, Anell; Catto-Smith, Anthony; Crameri, Joe; Simpson, Di; Alex, George; Hardikar, Winita; Cameron, Donald; Oliver, Mark (Wiley, 2017-02)
    BACKGROUND : Oesophageal achalasia is well-recognized but relatively rare in children, occasionally appearing as the “triple A” syndrome (with adrenal insufficiency and alacrima). Treatment modalities, as in adult practice, ...
  • Terblanche, Alta J. (Medpharm Publications, 2010-01)
    Acute gastroenteritis is a common problem in children and refers to infections of the gastrointestinal tract caused by viral, bacterial or parasitic pathogens. Most cases are not serious and self-limiting. However, severe ...
  • Cleghorn, Geoffrey; Boey, Christopher; Wittenberg, Dankwart F.; Fuchs, George; Oliver, Mark; Buttery, Jim; Polanco, Isabel; Roman, Enriqueta (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012-05)
    No Abstract
  • Choopa, M.S.; Van Biljon, Getruida (Medpharm Publications, 2015)
    Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a condition that is characterised by an abrupt reduction in kidney function, and is not limited to acute renal failure. However, it is potentially treatable. Failure to do so may result in ...
  • Moodley, Teshni; Masekela, Refiloe; Kitchin, Omolemo P.; Risenga, Samuel Malamulele; Green, Robin J. (Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of South Africa, 2010)
    No abstract available.
  • Madhi, S.A.; Green, Robin J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-05)
    Many cases of bronchiolitis are caused by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which was first identified in 1956 as causing illness in humans. Despite ongoing efforts since the 1960s to develop an RSV vaccine, it has ...
  • Green, Robin J.; Zar, H.J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-04)
    This issue of CME profiles acute viral bronchiolitis – a common condition that is often not serious. Nonetheless, each year a number of infants, particularly those with an underlying susceptibility to severe disease, ...
  • White, D.A.; Zar, H.J.; Madhi, S.A; Jeena, P.; Morrow, B.; Masekela, R.; Risenga, S.; Green, Robin J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-04)
    Bronchiolitis may be diagnosed on the basis of clinical signs and symptoms. In a young child, the diagnosis can be made on the clinical pattern of wheezing and hyperinflation. Clinical symptoms and signs typically start ...
  • Morrow, B.M.; Feldman, C.; Green, Robin J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
    It is estimated that 2 - 3% of children will be hospitalised with viral bronchiolitis during their first year of life, and a small proportion of them will have a severe course of the disease, requiring intensive care and ...
  • Zar, H.J.; Madhi, S.A.; White, D.A.; Masekela, R.; Risenga, S.; Lewis, H.; Feldman, C.; Morrow, B.; Jeena, P. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-04)
    Management of acute viral bronchiolitis is largely supportive. There is currently no proven effective therapy other than oxygen for hypoxic children. The evidence indicates that there is no routine benefit from inhaled, ...
  • White, D.A.; Madhi, S.A.; Jeena, P.; Zar, H.J.; Morrow, B.M.; Masekela, R.; Risenga, S.; Green, Robin J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-05)
    Bronchiolitis is a viral-induced lower respiratory tract infection that occurs predominantly in children <2 years of age, particularly infants. Many viruses have been proven or attributed to cause bronchiolitis, including ...
  • Mulaudzi, M.C. (Mphele) (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015-08)
    BACKGROUND. Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) is an essential strategy known to deliver childhood interventions that reduce the under-five mortality rate. Objective. To evaluate the adherence to the IMCI ...
  • Pentz, Adele; Green, Robin J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2014-11)
    There have been a number of advances in the diagnosis and management of allergic diseases that are relevant to South African (SA) circumstances. These are all published or about to be published in new guidelines that ...
  • Van Rooyen, Cathy; Van den Berg, Sharon (Allergy Society of South Africa, 2016-06)
    A great number of advances have been made in the diagnostic tools and testing methods available for foodallergy diagnosis. Improved and new methodologies have become available not only to identify the presence of a food ...
  • Jordaan, H.F.; Todd, G.; Sinclair, Werner; Green, Robin J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2014-10)
    The aetiopathogenesis of atopic dermatitis (AD) is complex and during recent years much has been learnt regarding the genetic predisposition to the development of this condition and how its interaction with the environment ...
  • Green, Robin J.; Hockman, Maurice; Friedman, Raymond; Vardas, Eftyxia; Cole, P.; Halkas, Andrew; Feldman, Charles (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-08)
    BACKGROUND: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an important disease in South Africa. The South African Allergic Rhinitis Working Group (SAARWG) has published previous guidelines for AR diagnosis and management. Areas of concern ...
  • Green, Robin J.; Hockman, Maurice; Friedman, Raymond; Davis, Martin; Hawarden, Di; Van Rooyen, Cathy; Vardas, Eftyxia; Els, Carla; Feldman, Charles; Levin, Michael; McDonald, Marinda; Bouwer, Stefaan; Tunguy-Desmarais, G. Peter; McCulloch, Alan; Lewis, Humphrey; Hunt, Ian; Wolff, Lionel; Mokgoadi, Fred; Gill, Martin; Jooma, Farouk; Manjra, Ahmed I.; Moodley, Teshni; Jeena, Prakash M.; Joyce, Gustav J.; Seedat, Riaaz; Potter, Paul; Pentz, Adele (Allergy Society of South Africa, 2014-12)
    The SAARWG met on the 8th and 9th February 2014 to discuss and review important concepts in allergic rhinitis diagnosis and management. The theme of that meeting was to lead clinicians through the ideal „Allergy Clinic‟ ...