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Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

Print ISSN
1034-4810
Electronic ISSN
1440-1754
Impact factor
1.221
Publisher
wiley
URL
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1440-1754
Usage rank
1097
Article count
3775
Free count
35
Free percentage
0.00927152
PDFs via platforms
Proquest, Rcgp, Wiley from 1965, CSA, Ingenta, Gale, and Ovid from 2000

  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...