Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
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- Proquest, Rcgp, Wiley from 1965, CSA, Ingenta, Gale, and Ovid from 2000
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...