Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
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Post-implementation review of pulse oximetry screening of well newborns in an Australian tertiary maternity hospital.
Despite there being evidence that pulse oximetry screening is better than clinical examination alone in early detection of CHD, implementation has been slow. The aim of this paper was to evaluate the practice after its implementation into routine care at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 2008. A singl...
Injury risk among children in motor vehicle crashes: Older versus younger drivers.
To explore the relationship between injury risk among child occupants involved in motor vehicle collisions according to the age of the vehicle driver. The National Automotive Sampling System Crashworthiness Data System 2000-2009 (n = 10 797) was used to identify demographic, vehicle-, collision- and...
Health needs of regional Australian children in out-of-home care.
This study aims to identify the health needs of children placed in out-of-home care in regional Queensland and to compare them with the needs of similar children in metropolitan Queensland. Retrospective chart review and subsequent analysis of data from the first assessments of the children placed i...
Childhood insulinoma masquerading as seizure disorder.
A 9 year old girl presented with seizures, weight gain and early morning behavioural changes. She had been commenced on anticonvulsants and was subsequently diagnosed with hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia. This case demonstrates the importance of blood glucose monitoring in children presenting with n...
Mobile phones as a potential vector of infection in a paediatric ward.
Probiotic effects in allergic disease.
The increasing prevalence of allergic disease has been linked to reduced microbial exposure in early life. Probiotics have recently been advocated for the prevention and treatment of allergic disease. This article summarises recent publications on probiotics in allergic disease, focusing on clinical...
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An update on Kawasaki disease II: clinical features, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.
We review the clinical features and diagnosis of Kawasaki disease, as well as recent evidence on treatment, follow-up and cardiovascular outcomes. © 2013 The Authors. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health © 2013 Paediatrics and Child Health Division (Royal Australasian College of Physicians)....
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Update on the investigation of children with delayed development.
Children develop in the domains of cognition, speech and language, motor, personal skills, social skills and activities of daily living in a predictable and organised manner. Between 3000 and 9000 Australian children born in any one year may be diagnosed with global developmental delay. Paediatricia...