American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Knowledge Towards Antenatal Care and Service Utilization Among Women in Fiche Town, North Shewa, Ethiopia

    Rebik Shukure, Tesfahun Simegnew

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 10 June 2017
    Accepted: 29 June 2017
    Published: 8 January 2018
    Abstract: Maternal mortality is the highest in sub- Saharan Africa, where the life time risk of death from pregnancy related conditions is 1 in 16, compared with 1 in 2800 in developed countries, In Ethiopia, like other sub Saharan Africa countries, maternal and infant mortality remains to be a problem of public health importance. There are 350 maternal deat... Show More
  • A Review of the Literature on Insecticide Treated Bed Net Use, Anaemia and Malaria Parasitaemia in Under Five Children

    Nalley Joy Chinwe, George Innocent Ocheyana, Opara Peace Ibo, Yaguo Ide, Lucy Eberechukwu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 6-11
    Received: 25 May 2017
    Accepted: 8 October 2017
    Published: 8 February 2018
    Abstract: Insecticide Treated bed Net (ITN) is considered to be the most efficacious of all currently feasible interventions for malaria control in Africa. However, lack of data on its use in under five children has made it difficult to keep tract of its efficacy in this population. This study was aimed at pooling published data from parts of Africa and Asia... Show More
  • Breast Milk Donation in the Muslim Population: Why It Is Possible

    Virginie Rigourd, Muriel Nicloux, Agnès Giuseppi, Stéphanie Brunet, Daniel Vaiman, Rafik TerkiHassaine, Sabrina Jébali, Zalfa Kanaan, Azzedine Ayachi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 12-14
    Received: 28 January 2018
    Accepted: 5 March 2018
    Published: 30 March 2018
    Abstract: Some mothers have negative ideas about human milk donation, especially in the Muslim population, because of the «milk brother-sister» concept, whereas infants are often in need of human milk. A mother delivered a very low birth-weight infant of 500 g after 26 weeks of amenorrhea. She was able to collect 200 mL of milk per day by four days after bir... Show More
  • Lung Ultrasonography Versus Chest X Ray for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Children with Fever and Respiratory Distress: A Prospective Blind Study

    Rania Salah El Zayat, Wael Abbass Bahbah, Waleed Abd Elfattah Mousa

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 15-20
    Received: 24 February 2018
    Accepted: 21 March 2018
    Published: 14 April 2018
    Abstract: Pneumonia is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in children especially in developing countaries. Lung ultrasonography (LUS) is an accepted safe diagnostic tool with many advantages over chest x-ray (CXR). The objective of this prospective observational study was to evaluate the usefulness of LUS in comparison with CXR for diagnosing pneumonia... Show More