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Perspective

Cardiorespiratory measurements

21 May, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective:  Ekelund asks if we are measuring the right thing when we attempt to measure children’s physical fitness.  Here.

Medicines

21 May, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective:  Choonara looks at the recent moves by the World Health Organisation to improve safety in children’s medicines.  Here.

Malnutrition

23 Apr, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective:  Corvalan, Dangour and Uauy look at the need to address all of the different causes of malnutrition in the light of emerging information regarding increases in both obesity and undernutrition in developing countries.  Here.

Domestic abuse on holiday

23 Apr, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective: Day and Mok look at the impact on children of domestic abuse while on holiday. Here.

Head-injury induced pituitary dysfunction

23 Apr, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective:  Acerini reviews the effect of traumatic brain injury on pituitary function.  Here.

Growth

4 Apr, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective:  Fry examines the evidence for screening for problems with growth.  Here.

Otitis media with effusion

4 Apr, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective:  Williamson and Little review the evidence for grommets.  Here.

Sudden Infant Death

4 Apr, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective:  Blair and Fleming look at the risks for recurrence of sudden infant death syndrome.  Here. 

Tuberculin skin test

3 Mar, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective: Shingadia and Novelli look at the 100 year history of the tuberculin skin test and note that it is not yet obsolete if used with clinical acumen. Here.

Drug doses

3 Mar, 08 | by Ian Wacogne

Perspective: Hawcutt and Smyth look at the implications for children and medicines from the fact that doses cannot be scaled, and that separate trials need to be carried out in children to determine doses, efficacy, etc. Here.

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