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January 2000 Vol. 37 Number 1 

Indian Pediatrics - January 2000, Vol. 37, Number 1


From the Editor's Pen

Stepping into Y2K 7 _7


Tuberculosis control, without protection from BCG__ 9
T. Jacob John

Original Articles

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of albendazole in improving nutritional status of pre-school children in urban slums_19
Shally Awasthi, Vinod Kumar Pande and Robert H. Fletcher 

Wilson's Disease with hepatic presentation in childhood_ 31
Aysel Yuce, Nurten Kocak, Figen Gurakan and Hasan Ozen  

Neonatal diarrhea in a diarrhea treatment center in Bangladesh: Clinical presentation, breastfeeding management and outcome_37
Rukhsana Haider, Iqbal Kabir, George J. Fuchs and Demissie Habte  

Personal Practice

Hemophilia_ 45
Rajesh Kashyap and V.P. Choudhry

Essentials of Biostatistics

5. Graphical methods to summarize data_55
A. Indrayan and L. Satyanarayana

Brief Reports

An approach to neurometabolic disorders by a simple metabolic screen__63
Sheffali Gulati, Meera Vaswani, Veena Kalra, Madhulika Kabra and Manjeet Kaur

Chediak-Higashi syndrome: A report of eight cases from three families_69
Mahmoud Al-Sheyyab, Azhar S. Daoud and Hatem El-Shanti

Immunogenicity of indigenous recombinant hepatitis B vaccine in infants following a 0, 1, 2-month vaccination schedule__75
T. Sathish Kumar, Priya Abraham, Sukanya Raghuraman and Thomas Cherian 

Drowning in childhood: A population based study__80
Anuradha Bose, Kuryan George and Abraham Joseph 

Case Reports

Familial neuroblastoma__85
Kusumakumary P., Ravindran Ankathil, Priyakumari T. and Krishan Nair

Dorfman-Chanarin syndrome: A rare neutral lipid storage disease__88
Milind S. Tullu, Mamta N. Muranjan, Sushma U. Save, Chandrahas T. Deshmukh, Shaila R. Khubchandani and Burjor A. Bharucha 

Partial lipodystrophy in a boy__93
Ramesh Kumar, Seema, S. Aneja, A. Seth and V. Taluja

Inadvertent passage of infant feeding tube into the stomach through a tracheoesophageal fistula__96
R. Sanjay Rani, Arvind Shenoi, Karthik Nagesh N. and Ramachandra C. 

Vikram Datta, Nirmal C. Prajapati, Milind Kamble and Satish Pathak 

Images in Clinical Practice

Subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn_102
K.K. Locham and G.S. Parmar 

Primary empty sella syndrome_103
Sudeshna Mitra, Debabrata Ghosh and Lata Kumar

Immunization Dialogue

Should Hib vaccine be given priority over hepatitis B vaccine__105
Yash Paul

Universal immunization with hepatitis B vaccine - what it will cost__107
Jacob M. Puliyel 

Letters to the Editor

Vikas Loiwal and Piyush Gupta

Hematuria Safe manifestation of hemorrhagic disease of newborn___112
Gurmeet Kaur, Betty Chacko and Manorama Verma

Level of iodine content in iodized salt__113
Umesh Kapil, Monica Tandon and Priyali Pathak 

Nutritional status of adolescent school children in rural north India: A study with questionable methodology_114
A.K. Bhalla 

Global Update 116

Clippings 119

Style Matters 122


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