• Yeliz Çağan Appak

J Pediatr Res 2021;8(4):0-0

 “You never fail until you stop trying.”
Albert Einstein

Dear JPR readers,

We are currently going through a period in which vaccination and researches on COVID-19 pandemic are offering hope to the whole world. In this period, we are grateful to all scientists who contribute to science with outstanding success and to all healthcare professionals for their altruistic service.

We are pleased to share with you the 4th issue of The Journal of Pediatric Research of 2021. This issue consists of 24 valuable studies of which 19 are research articles and 5 are case reports. In this issue, we hope that you will be interested in reading the studies that evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on the health and diseases of children as well as the studies and case reports that comprise various subjects from several pediatric disciplines such as acute allograft dysfunction, antiepileptic drug and thyroid functions, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, vesicoureteral reflux, polychlorobiphenyls and puberty precocious, food addiction and obesity, parents and circumcision, pediatric urethral strictures, vitamin D, FMF, reducing noise in neonatal intensive care unit, dental health and medical conditions, reproductive health education program and adolescents, hyponatremia in lower respiratory tract infection, fetal cardiac arrhythmia, orocutaneous fistula, congenital portosystemic shunt, insulin edema, colonic tubular duplication and hypovolemic shock.

We would like to remind you that The Journal of Pediatric Research is indexed in the Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Embase, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCO, CINAHL Complete Database, ProQuest, CABI, Gale/Cengage Learning, Index Copernicus, Tübitak/Ulakbim TR Index, TurkMedline, J-GATE, IdealOnline, Hinari, GOALI, ARDI, OARE, AGORA and Türkiye Citation Index.

We would like to thank all the editorial board, reviewers, authors and Galenos Publishing House for their efforts in creating this issue. We look forward to seeing your valuable scientific contributions in our coming issues.

Best wishes,
Dr. Yeliz Çağan Appak