• Childhood community-acquired pneumonia 

      Lahti, Elina (Annales Universitatis Turkuensis D 814, 27.09.2008)
      Background: Community-acquired pneumonia is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children worldwide. New, rapid methods are needed to improve the microbiologic diagnosis of pneumonia in clinical practice. The ...
    • Families in the Shadow of Cancer 

      Schmitt, Florence (Annales Universitatis Turkuensis D 800, 10.05.2008)
      The aims of this study were 1) to clarify the factors associated with family functioning in cancer patient’s families with dependant children, 2) to examine children’ mental health when they are exposed to parental cancer, ...
    • Febrile Infections in Children with Leukemia with Special Reference to Respiratory Viral Infections 

      Koskenvuo, Minna (Annales Universitatis Turkuensis D 796, 08.03.2008)
      <b> Leukemiaa sairastavien lasten kuumeiset infektiot, erityisesti respiratoriset virusinfektiot</b> <b>Tausta: </b>Hengitysteiden virusinfektiot ovat lasten tavallisimpia sairauksia. Infektiota aiheuttava virus voidaan ...
    • Predictors and Correlates of Substance Use among Young Men. The Longitudinal “From a Boy to a Man” Birth Cohort Study. 

      Niemelä, Solja (Annales Universitatis Turkuensis D 803, 23.05.2008)
      Substance use is one of our most important public health problems. Studying risk factors in a longitudinal study setting helps to identify subgroups of young people at greater risk for substance-use-related problems, and ...
    • The Quality of Paediatric Nursing Care - Children’s Perspective 

      Pelander, Tiina (Annales Universitatis Turkuensis D 829, 20.11.2008)
      <b>Hoitotyön laatu - lasten näkökulma</b> Tämän kolmivaiheisen tutkimuksen tarkoituksena oli kuvailla lasten odotuksia ja arviointeja lasten hoitotyön laadusta sekä kehittää mittari kouluikäisille sairaalassa oleville ...
    • Treatment-related renal side-effects in pediatric cancer patients 

      Grönroos, Marika (Annales Universitatis Turkuensis D 824, 15.11.2008)
      <b>Background:</b> The long-term side-effects of cancer treatments are of growing importance, since the number of pediatric cancer survivors has considerably increased. Renal side-effects should be noted early to prevent ...