Pediatric Research and Reviews

  • Empowering Local Primary Health Care to Improve Antiepileptic Drugs (AEDs) Adherence among Children with Epilepsy in Outreach District of Pakistan

    Empowering Local Primary Health Care to Improve Antiepileptic Drugs (AEDs) Adherence among Children with Epilepsy in Outreach District of Pakistan Muhammad Akbar Malik, Arshad Rafiq, Omar Virk The Brain Associates Lahore, Pakistan Introduction: There is a dearth of data on effectiveness-assessment of community interventions regarding the adherence improvement among children with epilepsy (CWE) in outreach financially-poor settings. This study was therefore designed to determine impact of integration of childhood epilepsy into primary care to improve the level of adherence to…

  • Clinical Manifestations of Chikungunya in Children

    Clinical Manifestations of Chikungunya in Children Florentino S.A¹; Matos A.V.M²; Braga D.P³; Siqueira V.M4; Ramos R.C.F5 1,2,3,4Academics of the Medical School of the Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (UNICAP); 5Lecturer / Medical Advisor of the Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (UNICAP) Introduction:The Chikungunya Fever is a febrile, non-contagious infectious disease caused by the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), transmitted by Aedes aegypti and, more rarely, by Aedes albopictus. It presents a picture similar to dengue. The first confirmed case in Brazil was in 2014….

  • Health Education Under a Panoramic Approach to AIDS Prevention in Adolescents: a Review

    Health Education Under a Panoramic Approach to AIDS Prevention in Adolescents: a Review Silva, J.A1, Amorim, C.T2, Santos, B.M.G.3, Silva, L.F.L4, Queiroz, W.Q5, Ana Pitangui, C.R6 1,2,3Acadêmicos de Enfermagem da Universidade de Pernambuco, 4,5Mestranda do Programa Associado de Pós-Graduação em Enfermagem UPE/UEPB, 6 Docente do Programa Associado de Pós-Graduação em Enfermagem da UPE/UEPB Introduction: The HIV / AIDS epidemic is a worldwide reality. Vertical transmission and risky sexual practices in adolescents represent the main factors related to transmission. In Brazil,…

  • Zika Congenital Syndrome: Clinical Characteristics of Children Accompanied in the IMIP Rehabilitation Center

    Zika Congenital Syndrome: Clinical Characteristics of Children Accompanied in the IMIP Rehabilitation Center Chagas L.K.S1, Chagas A.C.S2, Lima N.O3, Botelho A.C.G4, Lima M.R.O5, Gonçalves A.D.M. 1Estudante do Curso de Farmácia – UFPE; E-mail: laysa-karla@hotmail.com, 2,3Fisioterapeutas, IMIP, 4Orientadora/Tutora de Fisioterapia da FPS, 5Co-orientadora/ Coordenadora do Centro de Reabilitação do IMIP, 6Co-orientadora, Residente do Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Reabilitação Física do IMIP. Introduction: The microcephaly epidemic in Brazil, decreed as a National Public Health Emergency, was confirmed as a result of…

  • Lifting Services in Respect of Children Victims of Violence in a Regional of Pernambuco

    Lifting Services in Respect of Children Victims of Violence in a Regional of Pernambuco Anjos, A.M1, Nascimento, D.F.R2, Lins, I.R3, Costa, M.P4, Lima, G.G.V5 1,2,3,4,5,6Estudantes de Pós-Graduação do Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde Coletiva com Ênfase em Gestão de Redes de Atenção à Saúde – ESPPE; Introduction: Violence can be defined as the intentional use of physical force or real or threatening power against itself, against another person, or against a group or a community, resulting in or likely…

  • Prevalence of Children With Lactose Intolerance in an Interior of Pernambuco

    Prevalence of Children With Lactose Intolerance in an Interior of Pernambuco Lima, G.G.V1; Silva, G.M2; Barbosa, M.A3; Lima, W.L4; Fernandes, T.F.S5 1Resident in Collective Health with Emphasis in Management of Health Care Networks – ESPPE; 2Graduate student in Food Quality Control – IDE Courses; 3Student of Post-graduation in Clinical Nutrition-Uni Nassau; 4Graduate Student in Functional Nutrition – CCE; 5Teacher/Researcher, linked to College São Miguel-FSM Introduction: Among the food intolerances frequently found in pediatrics is lactose intolerance, which is incapable of…