Category Archives: OJPed

Open Journal of Pediatrics

Canine Assisted Occupational Therapy: Protocol of a Pilot Randomised Control Trial for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Authors: Jessica Hill, Jenny Ziviani, Judy Cawdell-Smith, Carlie Driscoll ABSTRACT Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by difficulties with communication, social interaction, and restricted and repetitive behaviours. For children with this disorder, the ability to engage with people … Continue reading

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Appropriate Needle Lengths Determined Using Ultrasonic Echograms for Intramuscular Injections in Japanese Infants

Author(s):Tetsuo Nakayama, Urara Kohdera, Motoko Fujino, Toshihiro Tanaka, Keitaro Yatabe, Tomoyuki Hashiguchi, Tomohide Sato, Minoru Kino ABSTRACT Adjuvanted vaccines are recommended for administration through an intramuscular route. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the anterolateral thigh … Continue reading

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Allergies in Children: What’s New?—A Cross-Sectional Descriptive Study

Author(s): Daniela Simoncin, Anna Peirolo, Alberto Macchi, Stefania Porcu, Daniela Graziani, Luigi Nespoli ABSTRACT Background: The prevalence of respiratory allergies is increasing worldwide, with important consequences especially for little children. Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the … Continue reading

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Response to Accusations Related to a Controversial Article and Editorial Board Activities

This is SCIRP’s response to a blog post published on 2015-04-23 by Jeffrey Beall who is campaigning against Open Access and as such also against SCIRP as one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. Beall’s campaign is criticized for … Continue reading

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