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December 2018 - January 1911




July 2015, Vol 169, No. 7, Pages 615-704

In This Issue of JAMA Pediatrics


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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):615. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.2136

“Epigenethics” in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Conveying Complexity in Health Care for Preterm Children

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):617-618. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.43

This Viewpoint explores human behavioral epigenetics in preterm infants.

Time to Improve the Global Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS Care Continuum for Adolescents: A Generation at Stake

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):619-620. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.58

This Viewpoint discusses the importance of improving care globally for adolescents with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS.

International Child Health Competencies

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):621-622. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.71

This Viewpoint reports that global health outreach partnerships with a bioethical foundation have the potential for immense societal benefit, personal growth, and professional enhancement for pediatric trainees.


Long-term Follow-up of Placental Transfusion in Full-term Infants

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):623-624. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0431

Remembering the Benefits of Vaccination

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):624-626. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0647

Children With Obesity: How Are They Different?

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):626-628. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0444

This Editorial discusses the need to provide evidence-based therapies that are as personalized as possible to children with obesity, while not making these children feel different from their peers in ways that are harmful.

Original Investigation

Effect of Delayed Cord Clamping on Neurodevelopment at 4 Years of Age: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):631-638. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0358

This follow-up of a randomized clinical trial determines that delayed umbilical cord clamping improved scores in the fine-motor and social domains at 4 years of age, especially in boys. See also the Editorial by Rabe.

Journal Club

Potential and Actual Neonatal Organ and Tissue Donation After Circulatory Determination of Death

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):639-645. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0317

This medical record review determines the rate of successful neonatal organ donation after determination of circulatory death and finds that the most common reason for exclusion among a population of infants who died in a single neonatal intensive care unit is late referral.

Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Following the Introduction of 13-Valent Conjugate Vaccine in Children in New York City From 2007 to 2012

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):646-652. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0612

This retrospective analysis reports that the incidence of IPD in NYC children younger than 5 years and, particularly, the incidence of IPD caused by serotype 19A decreased dramatically following the introduction of PCV13, with reductions among all age and racial/ethnic groups. This represents a significant achievement for public health immunization programs and underscores the importance of achieving high immunization coverage.

Childhood Sleepwalking and Sleep Terrors: A Longitudinal Study of Prevalence and Familial Aggregation

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):653-658. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.127

This prospective longitudinal cohort study of the prevalence of childhood sleepwalking and sleep terrors showed strong familial aggregation for both parasomnias and supports the idea that sleepwalking and sleep terrors are manifestations of the same underlying pathophysiological entity.

Incidence of Concussion During Practice and Games in Youth, High School, and Collegiate American Football Players

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):659-665. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0210

This prospective observational cohort study of US youth, high school, and collegiate football players found that practices and games had significant rates of concussions, with higher rates during games for all 3 cohorts.

Developmental Trajectories of Physical Activity, Sports, and Television Viewing During Childhood to Young Adulthood: Iowa Bone Development Study

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):666-672. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0327

This prospective population-based study of children and adolescents demonstrated that participation in sports could be a way to avoid the known decrease in moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity during childhood and young adulthood.

Suicide Trends Among Elementary School–Aged Children in the United States From 1993 to 2012

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):673-677. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0465

This period trend analysis describes trends in suicide among US children younger than 12 years by sociodemographic group and method of death.

Anthropometric Characterization of Impaired Fetal Growth: Risk Factors for and Prognosis of Newborns With Stunting or Wasting

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):e151431. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1431

This cross-sectional study examines newborn size by gestational age to investigate similarities and differences in risk factors for stunting and wasting.

Comparison of US Birth Weight References and the International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium for the 21st Century Standard

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):e151438. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1438

This cohort study compares birth weight distributions of the INTERGROWTH-21st international standard with commonly used US references.


Drug Dosing and Pharmacokinetics in Children With Obesity: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):678-685. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.132

This systematic review of the effects of obesity on drug disposition in children shows that clinically significant pharmacokinetic alternations are common in obese children. See also the Editorial by Gillman and Block.

Practice- and Community-Based Interventions to Increase Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Coverage: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):686-692. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0310

This review study found that most practice- and community-based interventions significantly increased human papillomavirus vaccination rates across diverse populations.

JAMA Pediatrics Clinical Challenge

Recurrent Right-Sided Ptosis in a Child

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):693-694. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0587

A child experienced 3 episodes of right-sided ptosis, 2 of which were preceded by severe right-sided headache and accompanied by double vision, during a 3-year period.

Research Letter

Changes in Socioeconomic, Racial/Ethnic, and Sex Disparities in Childhood Obesity at School Entry in the United States

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):696-697. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0172
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Behavioral Epigenetics of Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):697-698. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0367

Sequential Intravenous Oral Antibiotic Therapy for Osteomyelitis: How Short Is Long Enough?

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):698-699. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0712

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):699. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1516

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):699. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1601
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Sleep Terrors and Sleepwalking: Common Parasomnias of Childhood

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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):704. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.2140
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JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(7):616. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.2137