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Nutritional support of children with chronic liver disease
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
Anorexia, malabsorption and metabolic derangements contribute to the malnutrition that occurs in most children with chronic liver disease. Nutritional support should be started early in the management of these children ...
Isoniazid preventive therapy in HIV-infected and -uninfected children (0 - 14 years)
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2013-09-04)
Isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) prevents tuberculosis (TB) in immunocompetent children <5 years of age after exposure to an infectious TB source case. Routine IPT has been advocated in all HIV-infected children without ...
Optimal waist-to-height ratio values for cardiometabolic risk screening in an ethnically diverse sample of South African urban and rural school boys and girls
Background The proposed waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) cut-off of 0.5 is less optimal for cardiometabolic risk screening in children in many settings. The purpose of this study was to determine the optimal WHtR for children ...
When to start antiretroviral therapy in children aged 2-5 years : a collaborative causal modelling analysis of cohort studies from Southern Africa
Background There is limited evidence on the optimal timing of antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation in children 2–5 y of age. We conducted a causal modelling analysis using the International Epidemiologic Databases ...