Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

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  1. Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours among adolescents in Hong Kong: prevalence and correlates.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):811 (2007) PMID 17803673

    To study the prevalence of disordered eating attitudes and behaviours among adolescents in Hong Kong and to examine the socio-demographic and behavioural correlates. Three secondary schools with different academic performance were selected from the Eastern District of Hong Kong. A total of 2382 ...
  2. Use of naloxone during neonatal resuscitation in Australia: compliance with published guidelines.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):795 (2007) PMID 17803674

    The aims of this study were to describe the use of naloxone during neonatal resuscitation in Australia, and to assess this against the published guidelines for use. The states of Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory record the administration of naloxone in their statu...
  3. Isolated thrombocytopenia in children: thinking beyond idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and leukaemia.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):848 (2007) PMID 18036021

    The commonest cause of isolated thrombocytopenia in an otherwise well child is idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). The inherited thrombocytopenias such as Bernard-Soulier syndrome are rare but often misdiagnosed as ITP owing to a similar clinical presentation. We describe a child with Ber...
  4. Mothers of pre-school children talk about childhood overweight and obesity: The Weight Of Opinion Study.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):806 (2007) PMID 17803669

    To investigate the perceptions of parents of young children aged 2-5 years regarding childhood overweight and obesity. Parents with children in seven pre-schools and long day-care centres from diverse socio-economic areas across metropolitan Sydney and one rural area were recruited for focus gro...
  5. Quality of life assessment in a sample of patients affected by Prader-Willi syndrome.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):826 (2007) PMID 17803668

    The goals of this study are to investigate the quality of life of Prader-Willi syndrome patients and to evaluate the relationship between quality of life and the clinical picture. We performed a multicentric study on 40 consecutive patients with Prader-Willi syndrome. Quality of life was evaluat...
  6. Transplacental metabolic alkalosis.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):851 (2007) PMID 18036022

    We present a newborn with hypochloraemic metabolic alkalosis due to severe metabolic alkalosis of his mother. Hypoventilation as a leading symptom resolved quickly with treatment but may be life-threatening if not detected. In this case, the mother had a probable eating disorder. Little is known...
  7. Pulmonary actinomycosis and skin sinuses.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):854 (2007) PMID 18036023

    A 12-year old girl presented with an unusual problem of recurrent discharging multiple skin sinuses on her right anterior and posterior chest wall for a year. There was ipsilateral lower lobe pneumonia and imaging showed multiple abscesses in her lower back muscles bilaterally. A purulent fluid ...
  8. Can we believe what children tell us?

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):843 (2007) PMID 18036020

  9. Physician attitudes towards ventilatory support for spinal muscular atrophy type 1 in Australasia.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):790 (2007) PMID 17803671

    Without ventilatory support, premature death from respiratory insufficiency is virtually universal in infants with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1). With mechanical ventilation, however, long-term survival has been reported from numerous international centres. We aimed to characterize physi...
  10. Randomised controlled trial: A parent-based group education programme for overweight children.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):799 (2007) PMID 17854421

    Childhood overweight and obesity is a significant community health problem with severe long-term complications. This paper aims to evaluate a four-by-two-hour weekly group parent education programme targeting children who are overweight. A randomised time series design with wait-list controls wa...
  11. Short duration of skin-to-skin contact: effects on growth and breastfeeding.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):831 (2007) PMID 17803670

    To compare weight gain and head growth in very-low-birthweight (VLBW, <1501 g) infants with or without exposure to short duration of skin-to-skin contact (STSC) during their stay in a neonatal intensive care unit. Stable VLBW infants were randomised into either STSC or control group. Parents of ...
  12. Estimates of economic burden of providing inpatient care in childhood rotavirus gastroenteritis from Malaysia.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):818 (2007) PMID 17608648

    To estimate the cost of an episode of inpatient care and the economic burden of hospitalisation for childhood rotavirus gastroenteritis (GE) in Malaysia. A 12-month prospective, hospital-based study on children less than 14 years of age with rotavirus GE, admitted to University of Malaya Medical...
  13. Identifying and implementing prevention programmes for childhood mental health problems.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):785 (2007) PMID 17803672

    A substantial number of children and adolescents in Australia have mental health problems. This review provides guidance to service providers for selecting prevention programmes designed to reduce mental health problems experienced by children. It addresses three issues. First, it highlights the...
  14. 'Burn off' burns in children.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):856 (2007) PMID 18036024

  15. Efficacy of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG in acute watery diarrhoea of Indian children: a randomised controlled trial.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(12):837 (2007) PMID 17803667

    To evaluate the role of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) as probiotic in acute watery diarrhoea (AWD). Hospital-based study. Randomised, controlled, blinded trial. All patients of AWD (n = 684) admitted over 1-year period were invited to participate in the study as per predefined inclusion and e...
  16. Body composition of children with chronic and end-stage renal failure.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(11):740 (2007) PMID 17640285

    Protein energy malnutrition is common in children with chronic renal failure (CRF) and may negatively impact on clinical outcome. Although the aetiology of malnutrition is multifactorial, descriptive information on body composition may guide nutritional interventions aimed at optimising nutritio...
  17. Characteristics of travel to and from school among adolescents in NSW, Australia.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(11):755 (2007) PMID 17608649

    Active transport to and from school is frequently identified as an opportunity to increase energy expenditure among young people. The epidemiology of travel behaviours among Grade 6, 8 and 10 students in NSW is reported. A representative population survey of students in NSW, Australia was conduc...
  18. Impacts of national surveillance for uncommon conditions in childhood.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(11):724 (2007) PMID 17924937

    The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) facilitates the conduct of national collaborative research that is consistent with national health priorities, has potential to impact on public health, and addresses gaps in knowledge. Since 1993 paediatricians and other child health specialist...
  19. Recurrence risk in Autism Spectrum Disorder: a study of parental knowledge.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(11):752 (2007) PMID 17608652

    To describe recurrence risk information currently being obtained by families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Structured telephone interview of parents of 21 children who received a diagnosis of ASD at Calvary Health Care Tasmania, Hobart, Australia between May 2005 and May 2006. Only...
  20. Nocturnal Enuresis: application of evidenced-based medicine in community practice.

    Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 43(11):781; author reply 781 (2007) PMID 17924943