A retrospective population-based cohort study identifying target areas for prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in children
- DoenÃ§a respiratÃ³ria em menores de 5 anos no sul do Brasil: influÃªncia do ambiente domÃ©stico. Prietsch, Silvio O.M.; Fischer, Gilberto B.; Cesar, Juraci A.; Lempek, Berenice S.; Barbosa Jr., Luciano V.; Zogbi, Luciano; Cardoso, Olga C.; Santos, Adriana M. // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;May2003, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p303
Discusses a study that determined the prevalence of acute lower respiratory tract infections and the risk factors associated with living conditions among children up to five years old in the city of Rio Grande, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Methodology; Variables examined in the...
- Seguimiento clÃnico y factores de riesgo en niÃ±os con enfermedades respiratorias por adenovirus. P., María José Pérez; A., Ricardo Kogan; C., Leonardo Maggi; N., Carmen Mendoza // Revista Chilena de PediatrÃa;may/jun2007, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p261
Background: Adenovirus (ADV) is an important agent in acute respiratory tract infections that may produce high morbimortality. Objective: Describe epidemiological and clinical characteristics of ADV respiratory infections and identify possible associated factors for severity, mortality and...
- Feeling the Burn. Weinhold, Bob // Environmental Health Perspectives;Oct2007, Vol. 115 Issue 10, pA504
A news brief is presented, summarizing the report "Early Childhood Lower Respiratory Illness and Air Pollution" published elsewhere in the issue. The study, conducted on children in the Czech Republic, indicates a link between the incidence of bronchitis in young children and elevated levels of...
- A study to assess the prevalence of respiratory tract infection among underfive children in selected village at Nellore District. Radhika, M. // Nepal Journal of Epidemiology;2014, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p1
An abstract of the article "A study to assess the prevalence of respiratory tract infection among underfive children in selected village at Nellore District," by M. Radhika is presented.
- Molecular characterization of human coronaviruses and their circulation dynamics in Kenya, 2009-2012. Sipulwa, Lenata A.; Ongus, Juliette R.; Coldren, Rodney L.; Bulimo, Wallace D. // Virology Journal;2/1/2016, Vol. 13, p1
Background: Human Coronaviruses (HCoV) are a common cause of respiratory illnesses and are responsible for considerable morbidity and hospitalization across all age groups especially in individuals with compromised immunity. There are six known species of HCoV: HCoV-229E, HCoV-NL63, HCoV-HKU1,...
- Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection and Otitis Media Complication in Young Children. Chonmaitree, Tasnee; Revai, Krystal; Grady, James J.; Clos, Audra; Patel, Janak A.; Nair, Sangeeta; Jiang Fan; Henrickson, Kelly J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/15/2008, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p815
Background. The common cold or upper respiratory infection (URI) is highly prevalent among young children and often results in otitis media (OM). The incidence and characteristics of OM complicating URI due to specific viruses have not been well studied. Methods. We performed a prospective,...
- The link between major risk factors and important categories of admission in an ageing cohort. Hanlon, Philip; Walsh, David; Whyte, Bruce W.; Scott, Sheila N.; Lightbody, Pauline; Gilhooly, Mary L. M. // Journal of Public Health Medicine;Mar2000, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p81
Background. Record linkage of routine hospital data to population-based research findings presents an opportunity to explore the relationship between classical risk factors and hospital activity.
- Particulate matter, fungal spores linked with poor airway responses in schoolchildren. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Apr2011, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p28
The article focuses on a study from Bing-Yu Chen and colleagues which revealed that children exposed to particulate matter and fungal spores are at higher risk of having airway dysfunction.
- 50 years of Pediatric Pulmonology: Progress and Future. KABRA, S. K.; LODHA, RAKESH; MEHTA, POONAM // Indian Pediatrics;Jan2013, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p99
Development of Pediatric Pulmonology as a speciality in India is steadily improving over past few decades. Present profile of Indian pediatric chest services include: asthma, recurrent infections, bronchiectasis, etc. It is expected to change and the emerging pulmonary illnesses include: human...