ACTA MEDICA PHILIPPINA | Vol. 56 No. 9 2022: PEDIATRICS ISSUE 2 is now available online


The current issue of ACTA MEDICA PHILIPPINA Vol. 56 No. 9 2022: PEDIATRICS ISSUE 2 is now available online.


"Pediatric Research Challenge, Alignment with the National Research Agenda"
Guest Editorial: Lorna R. Abad

"Adolescent Smoking: A Cross-sectional Study on the Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Filipino Adolescents in a Tertiary Hospital"
Natasha Ann R. Esteban-Ipac, Vanessa Maria Torres-Ticzon

"Validation of the Filipino Version of the Written Asthma Action Plan for 5- to 18-year-old Patients"
Katrina Faith A. San Gabriel, Roxanne Casis Hao, Mary Anne R. Castor, Marysia Stella T. Recto, Madeleine W. Sumpaico 

"The Direct Cost of Autism and its Economic Impact on the Filipino Family"
Maria Isabel O. Quilendrino, Mary Anne R. Castor, Nenacia Ranali Nirena P. Mendoza, Jacqueline R. Vea, Niña T. Castillo-Carandang 

"A Comparison of Actual versus Estimated Weights among Filipino Children Using the Original and Updated Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Formulae, Mercy Method and Broselow Tape: A Prospective Study"
Fides Roxanne M. Castor, Jonathan S. Cu

"Factors Predictive of an Obstructive Pathology among Filipino Infants with Neonatal Cholestasis"
Novette Regina M. Lagunzad, Germana Emerita V. Gregorio

"Pediatric Hepatic Abscess: A Ten-year Review of the Features and Outcome at the Philippine General Hospital"
Leah Mae C. Besa, Germana Emerita V. Gregorio

"Efficacy and Safety of Prophylactic Antifungal Agents in Preventing Invasive Fungal Infection and Mortality among Infants Weighing Less than 1500 Grams: A Meta-analysis"
Kathryn R. Baltazar-Braganza, Sally Jane Velasco-Aro

"Is Face Mask with Face Shield More Effective than Face Mask Alone in Reducing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission? A Systematic Review"
Germana Emerita V. Gregorio, Maria Teresa Sanchez-Tolosa, Maria Cristina Z. San Jose, Myzelle Anne Infantado, Valentin C. Dones III, Leonila F. Dans 

"Short-term Outcomes of the Use of Intraventricular Ribavirin in Filipino Patients with Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis"
Marissa B. Lukban, Aida M. Salonga, Judy R. Pipo-Deveza, Benilda C. Sanchez-Gan, Catherine Lynne T. Silao, Annabell E. Chua 

"Comparison of Ketorolac and Indomethacin for the Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus among Preterm Infants Born at the Philippine General Hospital: A Randomized Controlled Crossover Design"
Maria Esterlita T. Villanueva-Uy, Carmen R. Briones, Edgardo M. Ortiz

"Association of Serum Vitamin D Levels, IL-17a Levels with Disease Severity among 3- to 18-year-old Children with Asthma in the Philippine General Hospital"
Kristine Tanega-Aliling, Alexander O. Tuazon

"Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Filipino Children: A 10-year Retrospective Analysis of Mortality, Morbidity and Survival"
Ma. Fema C. Rivera, Leonila F. Dans

"Factors Associated with Attrition among Residents in Pediatrics: A Mixed-method Study in a Single Center in the Philippines"
Tristan Marvin Z. Uy, Ma. Cecilia D. Alinea

"Technical Capacity Mapping for Clinical Practice Guideline Development in the Philippines"
Leonila F. Dans, Christine Joy D. Candari, Carol Stephanie C. Tan-Lim, Myzelle Anne J. Infantado, Red Thaddeus D. Miguel, Ma. Lourdes A. Salaveria-Imperial, Maria Asuncion A. Silvestre, Beverly Lorraine C. Ho


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