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1996 Journals

Vol.1 No.2 July-Dec 1996
COMPARISON OF A NEW AUTOMATED NONRADIOMETRIC BACTEC SYSTEM AND CONVENTIONAL METHOD
FOR PEDIATRIC BLOOD CULTURE

Ermie C. Ong, MD*, Ma. Consolacion F. Botin, M.D.*, Rosalinda B. Soriano, M.D.*, Jaime A. Santos, M.D.*, Andres S. Bonifacio, M.D.*, Ma. Anabella C. Recio, M.D.
Keywords: Bactec System, Blood Culture
Abstract:
A prospective study of 450 paired blood culture comparing the Bactec NR 730 System and the Conventional Method was done in the Philippine Children’s Medical Center among patients diagnosed to have clinical sepsis and treated with antimicrobial therapy.

 

Vol.1 No.2 July-Dec 1996
USEFULNESS OF CRP DETERMINATION IN THE INITIAL EVALUATION AND FOLLOW UP OF FEBRILE CANCER PATIENTS
Ma. Consolacion F.Botin, M.D.*, Rosalinda B. Soriano, M.D.*, Jaime A. Santos, M.D.*, Eustacia M. Rigor, M.D.*, Ma. Teresa Fajardo, M.D.*, Monica G. Nafarrete, M.D.*
Keywords: C. reactive protein, fever, malignancy
Abstract:
The ability of CRP determination to detect presence of infection in febrile cancer patients was evaluated.
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Vol.1 No.2 July-Dec 1996
CLINICAL AND LABORATORY PROFILE OF INTRAABDOMINAL SEPSIS AMONG PEDIATRIC PATIENTS SEEN AT THE ADMITTING SECTION OF THE PHILIPPINE GENRAL HOSPITAL
Ma. Liza Antoinette M. Gonzales, M.D.*, Ma. Vernadette E. Ofreneo, M.D.*, Salvacion R. Gatchalian, M.D.*, Kazue Ueno, M.D.*, Kunitomo Watanabe, M.D.*
Keywords: intra-abdominal infection, sepsis, appendicitis,E.coli, Bacteriodes
Abstract:
The clinical and bacteriologic data of 20 pediatric patients with intraabdominal sepsis were studied prospectively. There were 13 with generalized peritonitis and 7 with intraabdominal abscess.
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Vol.1 No.2 July-Dec 1996
BLOODY DIARRHEA AMONG FILIPINO CHILDREN: ETIOLOGY AND OUTCOME OF THERAPY USING WHO CASE MANAGEMENT
LC Bravo, M.D.*, PD Santos Ocampo, M.D.*, JM Rogacion, M.D.*, FN Gatcheco, M.D.*, MLB Maranon, M.D.*, CC Carlos, M.D.*
Keywords: bloody diarrhea, enteropathogen,stoll microscopy, E. histolytica,Shigella
Abstract:
A descriptive, prospective study was conducted to determine etiology and outcome of bloody diarrhea in children according to WHO guidelines.
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Vol.1 No.2 July-Dec 1996
THE USE OF CIPROFLOXACIN AMONG FILIPINO INFANTS AND CHILDREN: EXPERIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES – PHILIPPINE GENERAL HOSPITAL, JUNE 1993 TO OCTOBER 1995
Librada L. Siman-Fortuna, M.D.*, Lulu C. Bravo, M.D.**
Keywords: Ciprofloxacin, Septicemia,Pseudomonas,Klebsiella
Abstract:
A descriptive study on the use of Ciprofloxacin among Filipino pediatric patients admitted at the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) from June 1993 to October 1995 was done.

 

Vol.1 No.2 July-Dec 1996
THE USE OF FLUCONAZOLE IN NOSOCOMIALCANDIDIASIS IN PEDIATRICS
Yuri D. Castillo, M.D.*, Lulu C. Bravo, M.D.**
Keywords: Fluconazole, Nosocomial,Candidiasis
Abstract:
Due to the high rate of Amphotericin B related to toxicity, Fluconazole at 5 mg/kg was used as the first line antifungal in 33 patients with nosocomial Candida infection, from January – July 1996.
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Vol.1 No.1 Jan-June 1996
NOSOCOMIAL DIARRHEA IN CHILDREN: THE PGH EXPERIENCEMaria Milagros N. Untalan, M.D., Lulu C. Bravo, M.D., Felizardo M. Gatcheco, M.D.
Abstract:
In a prospective cohort study of nosocomial diarrhea in children admitted to the University of the Philippines- Philippine General Hospital’s pediatric wards, prevalence rate of 10% (42 cases out of 419admissions) was gathered.
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Vol.1 No.1 Jan-June 1996
THE PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF BCG IN CHILDREN AGAINST COMPLICATED TUBERCULOSIS: THE PGH EXPERIENCE
Miguel A.T. Javier, M.D. and Maria Milagros N. Untalan, M.D.
Abstract:
From August 1 – September 1, 1995, there were 50 cases of extra-pulmonary/ complicated tuberculosis seen and/ or admitted at the Department of Pediatrics, Philippine General Hospital.
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Vol.1 No.1 Jan-June 1996
LIVER ABSCESS IN CHILDREN: A REVIEW OF CASES AT PHILIPPINE GENERAL HOSPITAL
Melvina Tejam-Baclayon, M.D., Lulu C. Bravo, M.D., Elizabeth P. Gabriel, M.D., Juliet O. Sio, M.D.,
Jossie M. Rogacion, M.D., Jose Avila, M.D.
Abstract:
A review of pediatric liver abscesses during a 7 yr. period (Jan 1987 – July 1994) at UP-PGH was done. Twenty five out of 45 cases were available for review. Mean age was 6.35 years with a M: F ratio of 2:1.
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Vol.1 No.1 Jan-June 1996
CLINICAL PROFILE OF MENINGITIS AMONG FILIPINO NEONATES: A TWELVE-YEAR COLLABORATIVE REVIEW
Ana Marie R. Morelos, M.D. and Salvacion R. Gatchalian, M.D.
Abstract:
Bacterial meningitis is a common cause of morbidity and mortality among infants in developing countries. Because of the limited data on Filipino neonates, this retrospective study was undertaken to identify the etiologic agents and to describe the clinical presentation of neonatal meningitis. Of the 290 charts of patients admitted from July 1982 to December 1994 with the diagnosis of sepsis and meningitis that were reviewed, 32 met the inclusion criteria for purulent meningitis.

 

Vol.1 No.1 Jan-June 1996
NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS AT THE PHILIPPINE CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
Ma. Anna Pablo-Banez, M.D., Jo-Anne A. De Castro, M.D., Rosalinda Soriano, M.D., Jaime Santos, M.D., Raquel Mil, R.N.
Abstract:
Nosocomial Infection (NI) not only causes considerable morbidity and mortality but also prolong hospitalization, thereby increasing patient care expenditure.

 

Vol.1 No.1 Jan-June 1996
SURVEY OF EMPIRIC ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY FOR COMMN PEDIATRIC INFECTIONS
Bravo LC, M.D., MORELOS AMR, M.D.
Abstract:
Infectious diseases remain the leading cause of childhood mortality and morbidity in developing countries despite the advent of antimicrobial use.
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Vol.1 No.1 Jan-June 1996
CONTROVERSIES IN CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION EARLY VS. LATE @ DOSE MEASLES SCHEDULES
Josefina B. Cardona-Carlos M.D.
Abstract:
To date, measles remains to be the most common vaccine preventable cause of death among children in the world. Based on data available to WHO as of April 1992, worldwide coverage of children with a single dose of measles vaccine before 1 year was 80%
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EDITOR-IN-CHIEF:
Cecilia Maramba-Lazarte, MD, MScID

ASSOCIATE EDITORS:
Nancy Bermal, MD
Arlene Dy-Co, MD

EDITORIAL BOARD:
Gyneth Bibera, MD
Mary Anne Bunyi, MD
Elizabeth Gallardo, MD
Jonathan Lim, MD
Xenia Cathrine Fabay , MD
Fatima Jimenez , MD
Nanette Cuady-Madrid, MD
Carmina Arriola, MD
Arlene S. Dy-Co, MD
Maria Estrella Balao-Litam, MD, MBA-H
Belle Ranile, MD
Xenia Catherine J. Fabay, MD

JOURNAL MANAGER:
Rea Uy-Epistola