Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
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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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...