Nathan and Oski's Hematology of Infancy and Childhood

Nathan and Oski’s Hematology of Infancy and Childhood

To address the exponential growth in the fields of pediatric hematology and oncology, this classic reference has been separated into two distinct volumes. With this volume, devoted strictly to pediatric hematology, and another to pediatric oncology, you’ll keep you on the cutting-edge of these two specialties. The completely revised 7th edition of Nathan and Oski’s […]

Reply to Ozsoylu S., Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) in Childhood (Author Reply) (Report)

Reply to Ozsoylu S., Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) in Childhood (Author Reply) (Report)

To The Editor, I sincerely thank the reader for going through my article [1] and raising his doubts. In fact, this review was written basically for general pediatricians about the practical management of acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura in children keeping in view the recommendations of American Society of Hematology [ASH] [2]. So the purpose of […]

Nathan and Oski's Hematology and Oncology of Infancy and Childhood E-Book

Nathan and Oski’s Hematology and Oncology of Infancy and Childhood E-Book

Written by the leading names in pediatric oncology and hematology, Nathan and Oski’s Hematology and Oncology of Infancy and Childhood offers you the essential tools you need to overcome the unique challenges and complexities of childhood cancers and hematologic disorders. Meticulously updated, this exciting full-color set brings together the pathophysiology of disease with detailed clinical […]

Estimating the Burden of Disease Attributable to Childhood and Maternal Undernutrition in South Africa in 2000 (Original Articles) (Survey)

Estimating the Burden of Disease Attributable to Childhood and Maternal Undernutrition in South Africa in 2000 (Original Articles) (Survey)

Objectives. To estimate the disease burden attributable to being underweight as an indicator of undernutrition in children under 5 years of age and in pregnant women for the year 2000. Design. World Health Organization comparative risk assessment (CRA) methodology was followed. The 1999 National Food Consumption Survey prevalence of underweight classified in three low weight-for-age […]

Prevention of Childhood Obesity should be an Integral Part of Prevention of Non Communicable Diseases (Commentary) (Essay)

Prevention of Childhood Obesity should be an Integral Part of Prevention of Non Communicable Diseases (Commentary) (Essay)

Diabetes and other major non communicable diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and hypertension are lifestyle disorders. Modernization and industrialization cause lifestyle changes resulting in reduced physical activity, unhealthy changes in dietary habits consisting of intake of calorie-dense, refined sugars and fats and increased stress levels. These changes produce escalating rates of obesity and worsens […]

Is the Western Cape at Risk of an Outbreak of Preventable Childhood Diseases? Lessons from an Evaluation of Routine Immunisation Coverage (Original ARTICLES)

Is the Western Cape at Risk of an Outbreak of Preventable Childhood Diseases? Lessons from an Evaluation of Routine Immunisation Coverage (Original ARTICLES)

Joanne Corrigall, David Coetzee, Neil Cameron Objective. To determine the routine immunisation coverage rates in children aged 12-23 months in the Western Cape.

Dermatofibroma on Upper Extremity in Childhood Period (Clinical Report)

Dermatofibroma on Upper Extremity in Childhood Period (Clinical Report)

Byline: Mehmet Fethi Ceylan, Ayse Serap Karadag, Gulay Bulut, Omer Calka and Haci Onder E-mail: [email protected] Dermatofibroma is a common benign mesenchymal tumor composed of fibroblastic and histiocytic cells. It is also known as cutaneous benign fibrous histiocytoma. Although it may occur in any age, it is mostly common at twenties and thirties. It is […]