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  • 1.   "Anything you can do, I can do bigger?": the ethics and equity of growth hormone for small normal children

    This article discusses the use of growth hormone (GH) for small normal children ("idiopathic" short stature) with the following considerations: ethical (philosophical) grounds, cost-economic implications, and the rationale for treating

    Arch Dis Child, Vol: 91 Page: 270-2 March 2006
    D. G. Gill

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  • 2.   A study of central fatness using waist-to-height ratios in UK children and adolescents over two decades supports the simple message - 'keep your waist circumference to less than half your height.'

    The aim of this study was to examine the influence of age and gender on the waist:height ratio in children and to compare changes over time in WHTR, a measure of central fatness in British children

    International Journal of Obesity, Vol: 30 Page: 988-992 2006
    H. D. McCarthy; M. Ashwell

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  • 3.   Epidural analgesia need not increase operative delivery rates

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between epidural analgesia and caesarean and instrumental vaginal delivery rates

    Am J Obstet Gynecol, Vol: 182 Page: 358-63 February 2000
    L. Impey; K. MacQuillan; M. Robson

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  • 4.   Growth patterns in children with congenital vertebral anomaly

    The aim of this study was to describe if children with congenital vertebral anomaly are significantly deficient in growth or show an abnormality of maturation

    Spine, Vol: 27 Page: 1191-201 June 2002
    C. J. Goldberg; M. C. Fallon; D. P. Moore; E. E. Fogarty; F. E. Dowling

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  • 5.   Guidelines for the medical management of Irish children and adolescents with Down syndrome

    The aim of this study was to examine the medical needs of children and adolescents with Down syndrome

    Ir Med J, Vol: 98 Page: 48-52 February 2005
    J. Murphy; H. M. Hoey; M. Philip; E. F. Roche; S. Macken; P. Mayne; D. Duff; M. O'Keefe; D. McShane; E. Fogarty; M. O'Regan

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  • 6.   Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Irish school children, using four different definitions

    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Irish children using four different weight-for-height methods and to examine secular trends from previous national data

    Eur J Clin Nutr, Vol: 61 Page: 743-51 June 2007
    J. L. O'Neill; S. N. McCarthy; S. J. Burke; E. M. Hannon; M. Kiely; A. Flynn; M. A. Flynn; M. J. Gibney

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  • 7.   Tall toddlers--at increased risk for scalds?

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between toddlers height and increased risk for scalds

    Burns, Vol: 30 Page: 581-2 September 2004
    S. M. Murphy; D. Murray; K. Rooney; D. J. Orr

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  • 8.   Treatment outcome in Turner syndrome

    This study examined factors influencing final height in those with Turner syndrome and evaluate the response to various treatments

    Ir Med J, Vol: 97 Page: 12, 14-5 January 2004
    M. Parvin; E. Roche; C. Costigan; H. M. Hoey

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  • 9.   Underdosing of antiretrovirals in UK and Irish children with HIV as an example of problems in prescribing medicines to children, 1997-2005: cohort study

    The aim of this study was to examine the presentation, treatment and outcome of patients who developed atrioventricular block after transcatheter closure of a perimembranous ventricular septal defect (PMVSD) with the Amplatzer PMVSD device

    Bmj, Vol: 332 Page: 1183-7 May 2006
    E. N. Menson; A. S. Walker; M. Sharland; C. Wells; G. Tudor-Williams; F. A. Riordan; E. G. Lyall; D. M. Gibb

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  • 10.   Variations in initial assessment and management of inflammatory bowel disease across Great Britain and Ireland

    This study examined variations in the initial assessment and management of inflammatory bowel disease in the United Kingdom and Ireland

    Arch Dis Child, Vol: 88 Page: 990-4 November 2003
    A. Sawczenko; R. Lynn; B. K. Sandhu

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