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WHEN IS ACTIGRAPHY USEFUL FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF SLEEP PROBLEMS?

Actigraphy is an ambulatory study that captures sleep-wake patterns for up to two weeks in the patient's natural sleep environment.An...

SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING IN DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Symptoms of sleep disordered breathing in younger boys with DMD are often poorly perceived and/or articulated by the patients or their...

 
 
 

SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY: A MODIFIABLE DISEASE EMERGES

Respiratory muscle failure and death in infancy or early childhood were the hallmarks of the heterogeneous neuromuscular disorder Spinal...

CHANGING RESPIRATORY EXPECTATIONS WITH THE NEW DISEASE TRAJECTORY OF NUSINERSEN TREATED SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY TYPE 1

Spinal muscular atrophy is the most common genetic cause of childhood mortality, primarily from the most severe form SMA type 1. It...

 
 
 

A SYSTEMATIC COCHRANE REVIEW OF AUTOGENIC DRAINAGE FOR AIRWAY CLEARANCE IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive genetic condition affecting the gene that codes for the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance...

ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE CYSTIC FIBROSIS MINISYMPOSIUM URINARY TRACT STONES IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Urinary tract stones are a common problem in a general population but increasingly so in cystic fibrosis patients as survival improves....

 
 
 

DISEASE CAUSED BY NON-TUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIA IN CHILDREN WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections pose a considerable challenge in the management of lung disease in patients with cystic fibrosis....

PAEDIATRIC SARCOIDOSIS

Sarcoidosis, also called Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease, was first described in the 19th century as a systemic granulomatous disorder...

 
 
 

THE USE OF LUMACAFTOR/IVACAFTOR TO TREAT ACUTE DETERIORATION IN PAEDIATRIC CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Lumacaftor/ivacaftor is a precision medicine targeting the defective cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator protein in cystic fibrosis...

TRACHEAL BRONCHUS DIAGNOSED IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING FLEXIBLE BRONCHOSCOPY

This paper describes the clinical features of paediatric patients with tracheal bronchus identified with flexible bronchoscopy in a...

 
 
 

AGE-RELATED RANGES OF RESPIRATORY INDUCTANCE PLETHYSMOGRAPHY REFERENCE VALUES FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN

The current noninvasive method for respiratory monitoring is respiratory inductance plethysmography ; two bands are connected, one...

PERTUSSIS: NEW PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES FOR AN OLD DISEASE

Authors have no conflict of interest to declare. This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public,...

 
 
 

WITHDRAWN: MINI-SYMPOSIUM: OXYGEN AND INFANCY

The Publisher regrets that this article is an accidental duplication of an article that has already been published, duplicate article...

ERRATUM TO CHILDHOOD ASTHMA IN 2015: THE FUSS AND THE FUTURE

It was discovered that the original online version of the above article containing errors that were not the fault of the author. The...

 
 
 

ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE CYSTIC FIBROSIS SYMPOSIUM 2017

The articles in this supplement arise from presentations given at the Royal Society of Medicine Cystic Fibrosis Symposium held in London...

READY, STEADY, GO - ACHIEVING SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Successful transfer to adult services is the paediatric team's anticipated endpoint for the care they provide to their patients. The...

 
 
 

MULTI-RESISTANT PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA ST235 IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is associated with a decline in lung function and overall poorer prognosis in the cystic fibrosis...

ASSESSMENT OF LIVER DISEASE IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Liver disease in cystic fibrosis has many causes, with biliary fibrosis due to abnormal CFTR protein predominating. Assessment requires...

 
 
 

WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS ON GROWTH IN CHILDREN?

This review summarizes the current evidence regarding the effects of inhaled corticosteroids on growth in children with asthma. The...

EXERCISE TESTING IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS: WHO AND WHY?

Annual review exercise testing is recommended by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Testing to date has focused on evaluating aerobic fitness,...

 
 
 



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