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Clinical characteristics of lung abscess in children: 15-year experience at two university hospitals
Mi Suk Choi, Ji Hye Chun, Kyung Suk Lee, Yeong Ho Rha, Sun Hee Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2015;58(12):478-483.   Published online December 22, 2015
Purpose

Information on the clinical features of lung abscess, which is uncommon in children, at hospitalizationis helpful to anticipate the disease course and management. There is no report concerning lung abscess in Korean children. We aimed to identify the clinical characteristics of pediatric lung abscess and compare the difference between primary and secondary abscess groups.

Methods

The medical records of 11 lung abscess...

Predisposing Factors of Risk Taking Behaviors in Korean Adolescents
Jae Hee Soh, Yeon Kyeong Jung, Gi Young Jang, Young Kyoo Shin, Kee Hyoung Lee, Baik Lin Eun, Sang Hee Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2001;44(12):1364-1373.   Published online December 15, 2001
Purpose : Risk-taking behaviors are defined as patterns of behavior initiated during adolescence which are responsible for the majority of negative health outcomes occurring during the rest of the life. The study was to explore the relationship between the risk-taking behaviors and their predisposing factors among adolescents. Methods : The study used a survey design with an anonymous self-report questionnaire administered to 1,076 students from...
A Study on thePredisposing Factors to Complex Febrile Convulsion
Ge Woo Yi, Dong Wook Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(2):225-232.   Published online February 15, 1997
Purpose : Febrile convulsion is classified as simple or complex type, the latter being characterized by frequent recurrence of febrile convulsion itself and progression to epilepsy. This study was performed to seek the predisposing factors to complex febrile convulsion. Methods : This study was retrospectively undertaken to review medicalrecords of 472 children under 15 years of age with febrile convulsions, who were...
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