Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

  • ISSN: 2008-2150 2008-2142
  • Email: editor@ijp.tums.pub
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: bi-monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
Research Article
23/8/2016
Shahrokh Amiri, Seyed Gholamreza Noorazar, Ali Fakhari, Alireza Gorji Darounkolaee, Ali Bahari Gharehgoz
The symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may manifest before the child begins elementary school.To survey preschool teachers’ knowledge and attitudes regarding ADHD.In this cross-sectional study, 360 preschool teachers were selected via a randomized cluster sampling method from among the teachers working in Tabriz, Iran, during 2013. ... read more
Research Article
15/10/2016
Kadir Şerafettin Tekgündüz, Ayşe Gürol, Nezahat Kurt, Serap Ejder Apay
The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of phototherapy on antioxidant status of preterm and term infants with hyperbilirubinemia.Term and preterm infants were divided to three groups; group 1: 28 to < 32 weeks, group 2: 32 to < 37 weeks, and group ... read more
Research Article
14/8/2016
Nahid Ramazani, Sara Rezaei
Untreated dental caries have considerable consequences on the growth and development of children and their quality of life.The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of clinical consequences of untreated dental caries in a sample of Iranian children based on the pufa/PUFA diagnostic index.In this ... read more
Research Article
21/8/2016
Mohammad Torkaman, Fatemeh Mottaghizadeh, Mohammad Hossein Khosravi, Bita Najafian, Susan Amirsalari, Shahla Afsharpaiman
Approximately 60% of term and 80% of premature infants are hospitalized for hyperbilirubinemia in the first week of life. Hyperbilirubinemia is the most common cause of infant hospitalization and readmission. Due to the high frequency of hyperbilirubinemia in infants and the high costs of treatment, it is ... read more
Research Article
8/10/2016
Mohammad Hasan Lotfi, Sajjad Rahimi Pordanjani, Mohsen Akhondi-Meybodi, Azar Rabei, Mahtab Ordooei, Behrad Pourmohammadi
Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is one of the major causes of physical and mental disabilities, which are preventable and treatable. This study aimed to investigate physical growth and to evaluate the effectiveness of performed therapeutic interventions on normality of serum T4 and TSH levels in children with CH ... read more
Research Article
21/1/2017
Salma Naderi, Rakhshaneh Goodarzi, Gholam Reza Payrov Naziri, Ahmad Malek Mohammad, Azita Kheiltash, Ahmad Shafaeizadeh
The effect of fentanyl and morphine, two most frequently used drugs for premedication in general anesthesia, on gallbladder of newborns, has not been sufficiently investigated. Intubation and mechanical ventilation in a neonatal respiratory distress syndrome are stressful procedures, in which these two drugs are used to reduce ... read more
Research Article
29/8/2017
Saeed Abtahi, Pouya Nezafati, Hamid Amoozgar, Maryam Rafie-Torghabe, Mohammad Hassan Nezafati
Tissue Doppler imaging evaluates the ventricular function in both systolic and diastolic assessments.This study aimed to determine the level of cardiac function in children with Down syndrome without structural cardiac lesions using conventional and tissue Doppler echocardiography.From September 2013 to August 2014 in Mashhad, Iran, a group ... read more
Research Article
20/8/2016
Mohammad Reza Alipour, Mohammad Hossein Lookzadeh, Seyedeh Mahdieh Namayandeh, Zohreh Pezeshkpour, Mohammadtaghi Sarebanhassanabadi
Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) occurs in post-term neonates with an incidence of 1 in 500 - 1,500 live births. The survival rate is approximately 69% after conventional management of infants suffering from PPHN. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy improves survival up to 86%.A total ... read more
Research Article
3/10/2016
Farin Soleimani, Shahnaz Torkzahrani, Hassan Rafiey, Mahyar Salavati, Malihe Nasiri
Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) developmental care refers to interventions in the infant’s environment in neonatal intensive care unit to reduce environmental stresses and provide greater family-infant compatibility.The aim of this study was to assess current developmental care performance and factors influencing implementation of this care at ... read more
Research Article
6/11/2016
Minoo Dabiri Golchin, Navid Mirzakhani, Karen Stagnitti, Mahsa Dabiri Golchin, Mehdi Rezaei
Play, particularly pretend play, has a cognitive basis and has been linked to the language and social ability.The goal of this study was to examine face and content validity, inter-rater, intra-rater and test-retest reliability of the Persian translation of the child-initiated pretend play assessmentTen occupational therapists consented ... read more
Research Article
25/12/2016
Sahin Hamilcıkan, Meltem Erol, Ozlem Bostan Gayret, Ovgu Buke, Emrah Can
To assess serum osteopontin (OPN) concentrations and to evaluate the correlation between OPN levels and insulin resistance (IR) in obese dyslipidemic children.The study featured 107 obese children with ages ranging between 3 - 17 years. Anthropometrical measurements and biochemical analyses were performed and serum OPN samples were ... read more
Research Article
31/8/2016
Naglaa Fathy Barseem, Mohamed Ahmed Helwa
The aim of this study was to assess the presence of DNA damage in full-term newborns with neonatal sepsis.Sixty neonates with early onset neonatal sepsis and 45 apparently healthy controls were enrolled in the study. Screening of neonates was done using a modified clinical sepsis score and ... read more
Research Article
4/10/2016
Bharat Choudhary, Yachana Choudhary, Abhijit P Pakhare, Deonath Mahto, Latha Chaturvedula
To find out the early neonatal outcome (morbidity and early neonatal mortality) of the babies born by caesarean section (CS) and to compare the outcomes between elective and emergency CS.A longitudinal study was conducted in a tertiary care hospital. Maternal and neonatal characteristics were noted.A total of ... read more
Research Article
3/10/2016
Sayed Alinaghi Kazemi, Kourosh Kamali, Leila Asgari, Kambiz Eftekhari
Obesity is the major cause of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as the most common form of chronic liver disease. Prevention of obesity can be useful in reducing the incidence of NAFLD.This study evaluated the prevalence of fatty liver in relation with body mass index (BMI) by ... read more
Research Article
10/10/2016
Kayvan Mirnia, Mohammad Arshadi Bostanabad, Maliheh Asadollahi, Mir Hamid Razzaghi
Neonatal period is one of the most important critical phases of human life. Intensive care unit has a stressful environment for the infant in which the patient will be under the pressure of factors such as noise, nursing intervention and harsh light; the most important factor in ... read more
Letter
18/1/2017
Toba Kazemi, Fatemeh Taheri, Morteza Hajihosseini
Letter
3/12/2016
Mojtaba Kamali Aghdam, Kambiz Eftekhari, Mehrnaz Salehi Taleghani
Letter
15/10/2016
Ebru Atike Ongun, Hakan Ongun
Letter
18/1/2017
Mohammad Ali Saghiri, Ali Mohammad Saghiri

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