Top Cited Articles

We are delighted that the 2017 impact factor for Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal & Neonatal is 3.953 (Journal Citation Reports (c) Clarivate Analytics), ranking seventh in the Pediatrics category. This is a testament to the vision and hard work of the editorial team team to serve the international research community by publishing the very best papers in paediatrics.

To mark this achievement we list below some of the most highly-cited articles from 2017 and 2018. Many of these articles are open access; we have made any not open access free to read until the end of June.

Less invasive surfactant administration versus intubation for surfactant delivery in preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Aldana-Aguirre JC, Pinto M, Featherstone RM, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2015-310299

Determinants of developmental outcomes in a very preterm Canadian cohort
Synnes A, Luu TM, Moddemann D on behalf of the Canadian Neonatal Network and the Canadian Neonatal Follow-Up Network, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2016-311228

Management and investigation of neonatal encephalopathy: 2017 update
Martinello K, Hart AR, Yap S, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2015-309639

Outcomes of infants born at 22-27 weeks’ gestation in Victoria according to outborn/inborn birth status
Boland RA, Davis PG, Dawson JA, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2015-310313

Variability in the management and outcomes of extremely preterm births across five European countries: a population-based cohort study
Smith LK, Blondel B, Van Reempts P for the EPICE Research Group, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2016-312100

A first-in-human clinical study of a new SP-B and SP-C enriched synthetic surfactant (CHF5633) in preterm babies with respiratory distress syndrome
Sweet DG, Turner MA, Straňák Z, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2017-312722

MRI and spectroscopy in (near) term neonates with perinatal asphyxia and therapeutic hypothermia
Alderliesten T, de Vries LS, Staats L, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2016-310514

Influence of own mother’s milk on bronchopulmonary dysplasia and costs
Patel AL, Johnson TJ, Robin B, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2016-310898

Higher or lower oxygen for delivery room resuscitation of preterm infants below 28 completed weeks gestation: a meta-analysis
Oei JL, Vento M, Rabi Y, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2016-310435

Automated electroencephalographic discontinuity in cooled newborns predicts cerebral MRI and neurodevelopmental outcome
Dunne JM, Wertheim D, Clarke P, et al
10.1136/archdischild-2015-309697