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Abt, Isaac Arthur

Jacqueline H. Wolf.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Paediatrics. 1300 words.

Abt, Isaac Arthur (18 December 1867–22 November 1955), pediatrician, was born in Wilmington, Illinois, to Levi Abt, the owner of a general store that doubled as a post office and later, in...

Abuse and self-inflicted disease

Edited by Sue Lewis-Jones.

in Paediatric Dermatology

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Dermatology. 2999 words.

Introduction - Cutaneous signs of child abuse - Bruising and purpura - Blisters - Linear marks - Scars - Hair loss - Nail loss - Sexual abuse - Self-inflicted...

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Karen Eny, Jonathon Maguire, David Dai, Gerald Lebovic, Khosrow Adeli, Jill Hamilton, Anthony Hanley, Muhammad Mamdani, Brian McCrindle, Mark Tremblay, Patricia Parkin and Catherine Birken.

in Paediatrics & Child Health

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neonatology; Primary Care; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 0 words.



Maternal obesity, low birthweight, and accelerated growth have been shown to be associated with...

Accidents and emergencies

Mark Gardiner, Sarah Eisen and Catherine Murphy.

in Training in Paediatrics

September 2009; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Emergency Medicine. 15441 words.

The seriously ill child: physiology - The seriously ill child: clinical assessment - Cardiopulmonary arrest - Accidental injuries: trauma and burns - Head injury and drowning - ...

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The Accuracy of Mother's Touch to Detect Fever in Children: A Systematic Review

C. L. Teng, C. J. Ng, H. Nik-Sherina, A. H. Zailinawati and S. F. Tong.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

February 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 1841 words.

Universally, mothers often use touching to detect fever in their children. We perform a systematic review of published diagnostic studies evaluating the ability of mothers to detect fever...

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The Accuracy of National Body Fat Cutoff Levels in the Prediction of Elevated Blood Pressure among Brazilian Male Adolescents

Romulo A. Fernandes, Diego G. D. Christofaro, Camila Buonani, Lorrane R. de Araújo, Yasser K. Kassab, Jefferson R. Cardoso, Ismael F. Freitas and Dalmo R. L. Machado.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

June 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 668 words.

Objective: To assess viability of the development of percentage body fat cutoffs based on blood pressure values in Brazilian adolescents.

Methods: A cross-sectional study was...

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Accurate Estimation of Body Surface Area in Under-5 Children with Non-Edematous Severe Acute Malnutrition

Viswas Chhapola, Sandeep Kumar Kanwal, Obeid Mohammad Shafi and Praveen Kumar.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

December 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 874 words.

Objective: To determine the accuracy of commonly used body surface area (BSA) equations and to devise a new equation for BSA calculation in non-edematous severe acute...

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Achalasia and malrotation

R. Mark Beattie, Anil Dhawan and John W.L. Puntis.

in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

March 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gastroenterology; Paediatrics. 683 words.

Achalasia 206

Malrotation and volvulus 207

This is a motility disorder in which there is impaired peristalsis in the...

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Shawn E. Parnell.

in Pediatric Radiology

January 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Paediatrics. 1448 words.

Chapter 75 covers achondroplasia, and includes information on definition, demographics, clinical features, anatomy, imaging modalities and features, imaging algorithm, applied physics,...

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Acinetobacter baumannii infections in a South African paediatric intensive care unit

Deveshni Reddy, Brenda M. Morrow and Andrew C. Argent.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

June 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 2562 words.

Objectives: To describe and compare characteristics and outcomes of patients colonized or infected with Acinetobacter baumannii (cases) to a control group.


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