Acta Paediatrica

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Accepted Articles (Accepted, unedited articles published online and citable. The final edited and typeset version of record will appear in future.)

Edited By: Hugo Lagercrantz

Impact Factor: 1.842

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 43/118 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1651-2227


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  1. Regular Article

    1. Individual maternal and child exposure to antibiotics in hospital—a national population-based validation study

      C Almqvist, AK Örtqvist, T Gong, A Wallas, KM Ahlén, W Ye and C Lundholm

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 DEC 2014 04:02AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12916

  2. Regular Articles

    1. Central line bloodstream infections can be reduced in newborn infants using the modified Seldinger technique and care bundles of preventative measures

      I.J.J. Arnts, N.M. Schrijvers, M. van der Flier, J. M. M. Groenewoud, T. Antonius and K. D. Liem

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 DEC 2014 03:49AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12915

    2. Assessing the tongue colour of newly born infants may help to predict the need for supplemental oxygen in the delivery room

      JA. Dawson, A Ekström, C Frisk, M Thio, CC Roehr, COF Kamlin, SM Donath, PG Davis and The Giraffe Study Group

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 DEC 2014 03:37AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12914

    3. Live music reduces stress levels in very low birth weight infants

      Diana Schwilling, Michael Vogeser, Fabian Kirchhoff, Frauke Schwaiblmair, Anne-Laure Boulesteix, Andreas Schulze and Andreas W. Flemmer

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 DEC 2014 03:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12913

    4. Age and weight at final discharge from an early discharge programme for stable but tube fed preterm infants

      AM Ahnfeldt, H Stanchev, HL Jørgensen and G Greisen

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 DEC 2014 09:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12917

    5. Two-day-old newborn infants recognise their mother by her axillary odour

      M M Marin, G Rapisardi and F Tani

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 DEC 2014 01:58AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12905

    6. Evening media exposure reduces night-time sleep

      Nakul Vijakkhana, Tanaporn Wilaisakditipakorn, Kitja Ruedeekhajorn, Chandhita Pruksananonda and Weerasak Chonchaiya

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 DEC 2014 01:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12904

    7. The epidemiology, clinical course and outcome of febrile cytopenia in children

      Ourania Alexandropoulou, Lydia Kossiva, Maria Giannaki, J. P Panagiotou, Maria Tsolia and Kyriaki Karavanaki

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 DEC 2014 01:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12903

    8. How doctors learn and perform sustained inflations with a self-inflating bag: a manikin study with a newborn lung simulator

      Anne Marthe Boldingh, Anne L Solevåg, Jūratė Šaltytė Benth, Claus Klingenberg and Britt Nakstad

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 DEC 2014 02:26AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12897

    9. Predictors of continued playing or singing – from childhood and adolescence to adult years

      T. Theorell, A.-K. Lennartsson, G. Madison, M.A. Mosing and F. Ullén

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 DEC 2014 02:01AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12870

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      Overcoming the practical challenges of electroencephalography of very preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit

      R O Lloyd, R M Goulding, P M Filan and G B Boylan

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 DEC 2014 06:22AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12869

    11. Quantitative or Qualitative Carbon dioxide monitoring for Manual Ventilation: A mannequin study

      G A Hawkes, M Kenosi, C A Ryan and E M Dempsey

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 DEC 2014 06:19AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12868

    12. Childhood cardiac outcome after intrauterine laser treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome is favourable

      Cecilia Pegelow Halvorsen, Lilly-Ann Mohlkert, Mikael Norman and Sven-Erik Sonesson

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 DEC 2014 06:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12895

    13. Infants with viral bronchiolitis demonstrate two distinct patterns of nocturnal oxyhaemoglobin desaturation

      Athanasios G. Kaditis, Georgia Katsouli, Georgia Malakasioti, Katerina Kaffe, Vasiliki Gemou-Engesaeth and Emmanouel I. Alexopoulos

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 DEC 2014 03:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12896

    14. Fetal Doppler abnormality is associated with increased risk of sepsis and necrotising enterocolitis in preterm infants

      SH Westby Eger, J Kessler, T Kiserud, T Markestad and K Sommerfelt

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 DEC 2014 02:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12893

  3. Original Articles

    1. A new approach to estimating weight change and its reference intervals during the first 96-hours-of-life

      MJ Fonseca, M Severo and AC Santos

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 DEC 2014 05:59AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12894

  4. Regular Articles

    1. B-type and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptides are equally useful in assessing patent ductus arteriosus in very preterm infants

      Kai König, Katelyn J. Guy, Sandra M. Drew and Charles P. Barfield

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 DEC 2014 08:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12892

    2. Barriers To Access Reproductive Healthcare For Young Pregnant Women: A Qualitative Study In Tanzania

      Adolfine Hokororo, Albert F. Kihunrwa, Samuel Kalluvya, John Changalucha, Daniel W Fitzgerald and Jennifer A. Downs

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 DEC 2014 07:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12886

    3. Less invasive surfactant administration is associated with improved pulmonary outcomes in spontaneously breathing preterm infants

      Wolfgang Göpel, Angela Kribs, Christoph Härtel, Stefan Avenarius, Norbert Teig, Peter Groneck, Dirk Olbertz, Claudia Roll, Matthias Vochem, Ursula Weller, Axel von der Wense, Christian Wieg, Jürgen Wintgens, Michael Preuss, Andreas Ziegler, Bernhard Roth, Egbert Herting and The German Neonatal Network (GNN)

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 DEC 2014 07:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12883

  5. Regular Article

    1. Regular moderate exercise during pregnancy does not have an adverse effect on the neurodevelopment of the child

      Olav Mørkved Hellenes, Torstein Vik, Gro C. Løhaugen, Kjell Åsmund Salvesen, Signe N. Stafne, Siv Mørkved and Kari Anne I. Evensen

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 DEC 2014 11:26PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12890

  6. Regular Articles

    1. The endocrine disruptor bisphenol A may play a role in the aetiopathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescent girls

      Leyla Akın, Mustafa Kendirci, Figen Narin, Selim Kurtoglu, Recep Saraymen, Meda Kondolot, Selda Koçak and Ferhan Elmalı

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 DEC 2014 08:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12885

  7. Clinical Overviews

    1. Ecthyma gangrenosum skin lesions in previously healthy children

      Neta Cohen, Tali Capua, Efraim Bilavsky, Hila Dias-Polak, Dror Levin and Galia Grisaru-Soen

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 DEC 2014 10:41PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12889

  8. Regular Articles

    1. Perinatal conditions related to growth restriction and inflammation are associated with an increased risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia

      Lena Eriksson, Bengt Haglund, Viveca Odlind, Maria Altman, Uwe Ewald and Helle Kieler

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 DEC 2014 10:39PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12888

    2. The quick and easy Mongolian Rapid Baby Scale shows good concurrent validity and sensitivity

      Amarjargal Dagvadorj, Kenji Takehara, Bayasgalantai Bavuusuren, Naho Morisaki, Soyolgerel Gochoo and Rintaro Mori

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 DEC 2014 02:37AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12884

  9. Viewpoint Articles

    1. Should we assess pain in newborn infants using a scoring system or just a detection method?

      Carlo Valerio Bellieni, Monica Tei and Giuseppe Buonocore

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 NOV 2014 04:09AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12882

  10. Regular Articles

    1. Hospitalisation costs for infant bronchiolitis are up to 20 times higher if intensive care is needed

      Paula Heikkilä, Leena Forma and Matti Korppi

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 NOV 2014 08:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12881

    2. Young low-income ethnic minority children watch less television when their mothers regulate what they are viewing

      Darcy A. Thompson, Elizabeth A. Vandewater, Pamela A. Matson and Jeanne M. Tschann

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 NOV 2014 01:09AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12879

    3. An activity stimulation programme during a child's first year reduces some indicators of adiposity at the age of two-and-a-half

      A.G.M de Vries, H.G. Huiting, E.R van den Heuvel, C. L'Abée, E. Corpeleijn and R.P. Stolk

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 NOV 2014 07:37AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12880

    4. Adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes display a high prevalence of endothelial dysfunction

      A E Scaramuzza, F Redaelli, E Giani, M Macedoni, V Giudici, A Gazzarri, A Bosetti, L De Angelis and G V Zuccotti

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 NOV 2014 07:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12877

  11. Short Communications

    1. Skills retention three months after neonatal resuscitation training in a cohort of healthcare workers in Sierra Leone

      N. Conroy, J Kaiwo, DA Barr, L Mitchell, B Morrissey and SB Lambert

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 NOV 2014 02:48AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12875

  12. Regular Articles

    1. Quality of life among Swedish school children who experiencedmulti-type child maltreatment

      Carolina Jernbro, Ylva Tindberg, Steven Lucas and Staffan Janson

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 NOV 2014 02:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12873

  13. Letter

    1. Treating infants for umbilical granuloma with topical clobetasol propionate cream

      Anne Brødsgaard, Tove Nielsen, Ulla Mølgaard, Ole Pryds and Pernille Pedersen

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 NOV 2014 08:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12867

  14. Regular Articles

    1. Scrubbing the hub of intravenous catheters with an alcohol wipe for 15 seconds reduced neonatal sepsis

      Louise Björkman and Andreas Ohlin

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 NOV 2014 07:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12866

    2. Children hospitalised with influenza associated pneumonia during the 2009 pandemic displayed increased disease severity

      Diana Tasher, Michal Stein, Clara Solomon, Yael Shachor-Meyouhas, Daniel Glikman, Michal Mandelboim, Imad Kassis and Eli Somekh

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 NOV 2014 07:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12865

    3. Measuring health-related quality of life with EQ-5D-Y instrument in children with asthma

      Sofi Bergfors, Mimmi Åström, Kristina Burström and Ann-Charlotte Egmar

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 NOV 2014 07:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12863

    4. Cognitive outcome varies in adolescents born preterm, depending on gestational age, intrauterine growth and neonatal complications

      Aiko Lundequist, Birgitta Böhm, Hugo Lagercrantz, Hans Forssberg and Ann-Charlotte Smedler

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 NOV 2014 01:58AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12864

    5. Very preterm children risk reduced processing speed at five-years-of-age, predicted by typical complications of prematurity and prenatal smoking

      Maria Gnigler, Vera Neubauer, Elke Griesmaier, Sibylle Zotter, Katrin Kager and Ursula Kiechl-Kohlendorfer

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 NOV 2014 04:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12859

  15. Medical Essay

  16. Regular Articles

    1. Long-term alpha–Tocopherol supplements may improve mental development in extremely low birth weight infants

      Hiroyuki Kitajima, Tadahiro Kanazawa, Rintaro Mori, Shinya Hirano, Tohru Ogihara and Masanori Fujimura

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 NOV 2014 02:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12854

    2. A vertical two-thumb technique is superior to the two-thumb encircling technique for infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation

      Ji Ung Na, Pil Cho Choi, Hyun Jung Lee, Dong Hyuk Shin, Sang Kuk Han and Jun Hwi Cho

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 NOV 2014 02:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12857

    3. Occult bacteraemia is uncommon in febrile infants who appear well and close clinical follow-up is more appropriate than blood tests

      Susanna Hernandez-Bou, Victoria Trenchs, Astrid Batlle, Amadeu Gene and Carles Luaces

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 NOV 2014 02:14AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12852

  17. Book Reviews

    1. We are our brains

      Hugo Lagercrantz

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 OCT 2014 03:24AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12831

  18. Short Communications

    1. Do we have an answer when it comes to providing extremely preterm infants with optimal target oxygen saturation?

      Samira Samiee-Zafarghandy, Ola D. Saugstad and Christoph Fusch

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 OCT 2014 09:58AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12840

  19. Regular Articles

    1. Minimal enteral nutrition during neonatal hypothermia treatment forperinatal hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy is safe and feasible

      Balamurugan Thyagarajan, Emma Tillqvist, Vijay Baral, Boubou Hallberg, Brigitte Vollmer and Mats Blennow

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 OCT 2014 09:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/apa.12838

  20. Retracted: Neonatal Pulse oximetry screening: A National Survey

    1. Retracted: Neonatal Pulse oximetry screening: A National Survey

      SL Kang, S Tobin and W Kelsall

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 FEB 2011 10:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02200.x


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