Coping strategies for financial burdens in families with childhood pneumonia in Bangladesh
- Influenza-associated pneumonia linked to poorer outcomes for hospitalized children. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Sep2010, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p41
The article reports on the high rate of intensive care unit admission, respiratory failure and death among hospitalized children with influenza-associated pneumonia according to 2003-2008 data from the Emerging Infections Program Network.
- Socioeconomic profile of children hospitalized by community acquired pneumonia. Bersani Strabelli, Thaisa Mara; de Albuquerque Botura, Clarissa; Maciel, Marco Aurélio; Mazzutti, Cristiane; Bridi, Adriana; Pereira Freitas, Luna // Acta Scientiarum: Health Sciences;Jul-Dec2013, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p175
Acute respiratory infections are frequent and are the leading cause of infant morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to verify the socioeconomic profile of children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia. We realized a prospective study where social data were collected by direct...
- Asthma after childhood pneumonia: six year follow up study. Clark, Christopher E // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/03/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7248, p1514
Focuses on a study which examined the hypothesis that some children admitted to hospital with pneumonia may be presenting with undiagnosed asthma. How the study was conducted; Results; Discussion of the results; Treatment of asthma; Conclusions. INSETS: Standardised asthma symptom...
- The Paediatric Pneumonia Conundrum in Our Population: Initial Steps Towards Understanding the Epidemic. Shakoor, Sadia // Pakistan Journal of Medical Research;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p74
The author comments on a study which examined pneumonia admissions among children below five years of age in Karachi, Pakistan. Topics discussed include prevalence of pneumonia in South Asia, history of pneumococcal vaccines and the role of urinary antigen test in the diagnosis of pneumococcal...
- Poluentes atmosfÃ©ricos e internaÃ§Ãµes por pneumonia em crianÃ§as. Negrisoli, Juliana; Nascimento, Luiz Fernando C. // Revista Paulista de Pediatria;Dez2013, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p501
Objective: To analyze the relationship between exposure to air pollutants and hospitalizations due to pneumonia in children of Sorocaba, SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil. Methods: Time series ecological study, from 2007 to 2008. Daily data were obtained from the State Environmental Agency for Pollution...
- Delayed antibiotics in children with pneumonia equals adverse outcomes. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p20
The article discusses research which showed statistics of hospital stay among children who were provided early and appropriate antibiotic treatment.
- Wheeze among Pneumonia Patients in Paediatrics Department of Patan Hospital. Shrestha, Sita Ram; Yadhav, B.; Shrestha, S. // Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society;May-Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p116
Abstract Background: Acute respiratory infections are major causes of morbidity and mortality in children in developing countries. It is estimated that 3.9 million children die annually from acute respiratary diseases and most of them in developing countries. In significant cases, wheeze is...
- Pneumonia in hospitalized children: A snapshot of cause and morbidity. Burke, Michael G. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Jun2004, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p20
Presents a study which investigated the epidemiology of community-acquired lower respiratory infection in immunocompetent hospitalized children. Methods used in the study; Clinical features associated with bacterial pneumonia; Median age of children with M pneumoniae or C pneumoniae infection.
- Decrease in Hospitalizations for Pneumonia in Children under Five Years of Age in an Indian Reservation in Panama after the Introduction of the Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7). Guevara, Javier Nieto; Daza, Carlos; Smith, Rebecca // International Journal of Pediatrics;2013, p1
This study quantifies the impact of Heptavalent-Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7) in Panama on indigenous children younger than 5 years old, based on clinical pneumonia cases. This study demonstrates a significant 41.2% reduction in hospitalizations and 38.6% reduction in referrals for...