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  • 1.   A multivariate "time based" analysis of SIDS risk factors

    The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of analytical design on the variability of published results in studies on sudden infant death syndrome

    Arch Dis Child, Vol: 89 Page: 267-71 March 2004
    T. Matthews; M. McDonnell; C. McGarvey; G. Loftus; M. O'Regan

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  • 2.   A randomized, controlled trial of parenteral glutamine in ill, very low birth-weight neonates

    The aim of this study was to assess the safety and benefits of parenteral glutamine in ill, preterm neonates

    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, Vol: 37 Page: 550-3 November 2003
    S. W. Thompson; B. G. McClure; T. R. Tubman

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  • 3.   A ten year review of atrioventricular septal defects

    This study reviewed all cases of atrioventricular septal defects in Northern Ireland from January 1990 to February 1999, examining clinical and morphological features, management, and outcome

    Cardiol Young, Vol: 14 Page: 15-23 February 2004
    K. A. Dunlop; H. C. Mulholland; F. A. Casey; B. Craig; D. J. Gladstone

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  • 4.   Anterior mitral leaflet reconstruction with pericardium in a 1.9 kg infant with endocarditis

    This case report discusses the anterior mitral leaflet reconstruction with pericardium in a 1.9 kg infant with endocarditis

    Ann Thorac Surg, Vol: 81 Page: 2310-2 June 2006
    D. G. Healy; A. E. Wood

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  • 5.   Association of early life factors and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood: historical cohort study

    The aim of this study was to examine the associations between early life factors and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

    Br J Cancer, Vol: 86 Page: 356-61 February 2002
    L. Murray; P. McCarron; K. Bailie; R. Middleton; G. Davey Smith; S. Dempsey; A. McCarthy; A. Gavin

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  • 6.   Birthweight and aerobic fitness in adolescents: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project

    This study examined relationships between aerobic fitness and birthweight in adolescents

    Public Health, Vol: 115 Page: 373-9 November 2001
    C. A. Boreham; L. Murray; D. Dedman; G. Davey Smith; J. M. Savage; J. J. Strain

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  • 7.   Birth-weight trends in primiparous women in the twentieth century

    The aim of this study was to examine trends in birth-weights in the Rotunda hospital in primiparous women over the 20th century

    Ir Med J, Vol: 98 Page: 6-7 January 2005
    G. Connolly; Z. M. Shuhai; P. McKenna; M. Geary

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  • 8.   Care of the extremely preterm infant: Management and ethical dilemas

    This article discusses care of the extremely preterm infant

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 98 Page: 101-102 2005
    W. A. Gorman

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  • 9.   Central corneal thickness and corneal diameter in premature infants

    The aim of this study was to measure central corneal thickness in premature infants over a (up to) nine week period until term was reached

    Acta Ophthalmol Scand, Vol: 83 Page: 751-3 December 2005
    C. Kirwan; M. O'Keefe; S. Fitzsimon

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  • 10.   Cerebral palsy in Northern Ireland: 1981--93

    This study aimed to describe the method of compilation of the Northern Ireland Cerebral Palsy Register (NICPR) and outlines the epidemiology of cerebral palsy (CP) in Northern Ireland in 1981--93

    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, Vol: 15 Page: 278-86 July 2001
    J. Parkes; H. Dolk; N. Hill; S. Pattenden

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  • 11.   Comparability of published perinatal mortality rates in Western Europe: the quantitative impact of differences in gestational age and birthweight criteria

    This study quantify the impact of publication criteria on differences in published national perinatal mortality rates among Western European countries

    Bjog, Vol: 108 Page: 1237-45 December 2001
    W. C. Graafmans; J. H. Richardus; A. Macfarlane; M. Rebagliato; B. Blondel; S. P. Verloove-Vanhorick; J. P. Mackenbach

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  • 12.   Does low birthweight predispose to Perthes' disease? Perthes' disease in twins

    The aim of this study was to examine if low birthweight predispose to Perthes' disease

    J Pediatr Orthop B, Vol: 12 Page: 307-10 September 2003
    K. Lappin; D. Kealey; A. Cosgrove; K. Graham

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  • 13.   Does the angle of episiotomy affect the incidence of anal sphincter injury?

    The aim of this study was to quantify the relationship between precise angle of episiotomy from the perineal midline and risk of third-degree tear

    BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Vol: 113 Page: 190-194 2006
    M. Eogan; L. Daly; P. R. O'Connell; C. O'Herlihy

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  • 14.   Effect of diode laser retinal ablative therapy for threshold retinopathy of prematurity on the visual field: results of goldmann perimetry at a mean age of 11 years

    This study examined peripheral visual field in premature children who received diode laser photocoagulation for threshold retinopathy of prematurity and in a comparison group with subthreshold ROP that had regressed spontaneously without laser treatment

    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus, Vol: 44 Page: 170-3 2007 May-Jun
    E. McLoone; M. O'Keefe; S. McLoone; B. Lanigan

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  • 15.   Effect of fetal sex on labour and delivery: retrospective review

    The aim of this study was to examine the effect of fetal sex on birth weight, duration of labour, mode of delivery and birth outcome

    Bmj, Vol: 326 Page: 137 January 2003
    M. A. Eogan; M. P. Geary; M. P. O'Connell; D. P. Keane

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  • 16.   Emmetropisation following preterm birth

    The aim of this study was to examine the relation between clinical risk factors and refractive development among preterm infants without retinopathy of prematurity

    Br J Ophthalmol, Vol: 86 Page: 1035-40 September 2002
    K. J. Saunders; D. L. McCulloch; A. J. Shepherd; A. G. Wilkinson

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  • 17.   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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  • 18.   Fundus fluorescein angiography in the screening for and management of retinopathy of prematurity

    The aim of this study was to describe characteristics of fundus fluorescein angiography in retinopathy prematurity, explore possible benefits of fundus fluorescein angiography over conventional indirect ophthalmoscopy in screening and managing ROP

    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus, Vol: 43 Page: 85-90 2006 Mar-Apr
    E. Y. Ng; B. Lanigan; M. O'Keefe

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  • 19.   Is infant growth changing?

    The aim of this study was to examine infant weight gain over a ten year period

    Int J Obes (Lond), Vol: 30 Page: 1094-6 July 2006
    A. R. Tate; C. Dezateux; T. J. Cole

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  • 20.   Leptin concentrations in maternal serum and cord blood in diabetic and nondiabetic pregnancy

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between maternal and cord leptin concentrations, maternal and neonatal outcomes, and measures of glycemic control in diabetic and nondiabetic pregnancy

    Am J Obstet Gynecol, Vol: 188 Page: 1326-32 May 2003
    J. G. Manderson; C. C. Patterson; D. R. Hadden; A. I. Traub; H. Leslie; D. R. McCance

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  • 21.   Low birth weight -- a predictor for psychiatric problems?

    This article discusses low birth weight as a predictor of psychiatric problems

    Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, Vol: 18 Page: 110-112 2001
    Andrew Harris

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  • 22.   Measuring functional outcomes after prematurity: Developmental impact of very low birth weight and extremely low birth weight status on childhood disability

    This article discusses functional outcomes in essential activities in preschool, school-age, and adolescent children who were born very premature

    Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, Vol: 8 Page: 258-272 2002
    Michael E. Msall; Michelle R. Tremont

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  • 23.   Morphine analgesia as an alternative to general anaesthesia during laser treatment of retinopathy of prematurity

    This study determined the feasibility and efficacy of morphine sedation/analgesia in the laser treatment of retinopathy of prematurity

    Acta Ophthalmol Scand, Vol: 85 Page: 644-7 September 2007
    C. Kirwan; M. O'Keefe; M. Prendergast; A. Twomey; J. Murphy

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  • 24.   Neonatal seizures-management and outcome in a regional unit [1]

    The aim of this study was to examine neonatal seizures-management and outcome in a regional unit

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 95 Page: 122-123 2002
    C. Mayes; J. Yarr; D. Spence; R. Tubman; H. L. Halliday

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  • 25.   Obesity and mode of delivery in primigravid and multigravid women

    The aim of the study was to examine the effects of maternal body mass index on the mode of delivery for primigravid and multigravid women.

    Am J Perinatol, Vol: 25 Page: 163-7 March 2008
    C. M. Lynch; D. J. Sexton; M. Hession; J. J. Morrison

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  • 26.   Outcome of second delivery after prior macrosomic infant in women with normal glucose tolerance

    The aim of this study was to outcome of second delivery after prior macrosomic infant in women with normal glucose tolerance

    Obstetrics & Gynecology, Vol: 107 Page: 857-862 2006
    R. Mahony; C. Walsh; M. E. Foley; L. Daly; C. O'Herlihy

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  • 27.   Parental age at delivery, birth order, birth weight and gestational age are associated with the risk of childhood Type 1 diabetes: a UK regional retrospective cohort study

    The aim of this study was to examine perinatal risk factors for childhood Type 1 diabetes

    Diabet Med, Vol: 22 Page: 200-6 February 2005
    C. R. Cardwell; D. J. Carson; C. C. Patterson

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  • 28.   Parental recall of birthweight: a good proxy for recorded birthweight?

    The aim of this study was to examine the validity of parental recall of birthweight.

    Eur J Epidemiol, Vol: 16 Page: 793-6 2000
    K. A. Walton; L. J. Murray; A. M. Gallagher; G. W. Cran; M. J. Savage; C. Boreham

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  • 29.   Prevalence of cerebral palsy in the West of Ireland 1990-1999

    The aim of this study was to examine prevalence of Cerebral Palsy in the West of Ireland 1990-1999

    Dev Med Child Neurol, Vol: 48 Page: 892-5 November 2006
    D. Mongan; K. Dunne; S. O'Nuallain; G. Gaffney

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  • 30.   Questionnaire on practices and priorities in neonatal care in Ireland

    The aim of this study was to undertake an audit of neonatal practice in intensive care and in all other units caring for newborn infants

    Ir Med J, Vol: 94 Page: 74-6, 78 March 2001
    T. Hussein; T. Clarke; H. A. Girim; T. Matthews

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  • 31.   Rising caesarean section rates: a cause for concern?

    This article discusses rising cesarean rates

    Bjog, Vol: 110 Page: 966 October 2003
    C. Burke; M. Skehan; T. Stack; G. Burke

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  • 32.   Rising caesarean section rates: a cause for concern?

    The aim of this study was to examine caesarean rates in a maternity hospital

    Bjog, Vol: 110 Page: 346-9 April 2003
    T. G. Matthews; P. Crowley; A. Chong; P. McKenna; C. McGarvey; M. O'Regan

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  • 33.   Season and outdoor ambient temperature: effects on birth weight

    The aim of this study was to examine the extent to which meteorologic factors explain seasonality in birth weight in a developed country

    Obstet Gynecol, Vol: 96 Page: 689-95 November 2000
    L. J. Murray; D. P. O'Reilly; N. Betts; C. C. Patterson; G. Davey Smith; A. E. Evans

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  • 34.   Singleton vaginal breech delivery at term: still a safe option

    This study examined the obstetric and perinatal outcome of pregnancies with singleton breech presentation at term when selection for vaginal delivery was based on clear prelabor and intrapartum criteria

    Obstet Gynecol, Vol: 103 Page: 407-12 March 2004
    M. Alarab; C. Regan; M. P. O'Connell; D. P. Keane; C. O'Herlihy; M. E. Foley

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  • 35.   Strategies for reduction of neonatal mortality

    The aim in this study was to review the causes of neonatal deaths and identify where further improvements may be possible

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 168 Page: 265-7 1999 Oct-Dec
    A. Finan; T. A. Clarke; T. G. Matthews; M. Ledwidge; J. Gillan; C. Barry-Kinsella; P. McKenna

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  • 36.   Study shows benefits of fundus fluorescein angiography in ROP screening

    This article discusses the benefits of fundus fluorescein angiography in Retinopathy of Prematurity screening

    Ocular Surgery News, Vol: 24 Page: 75-79 2006
    E. Y. J. Ng; B. Lanigan; M. O'Keefe

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  • 37.   The effect of pre-eclampsia on coagulation and fibrinolytic activation in the neonate

    The aim of this study was to assess whether the coagulation activation associated with pre-eclamptic pregnancy spills over into the fetal circulation ad affects the fetal haemostatic system

    Thromb Res, Vol: 99 Page: 567-70 September 2000
    J. R. Higgins; J. Bonnar; L. A. Norris; M. R. Darling; J. J. Walshe

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  • 38.   The EPICure study: growth and associated problems in children born at 25 weeks of gestational age or less

    The aim of this study was to examine growth outcomes of a geographically defined population of extremely preterm babies.

    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, Vol: 88 Page: F492-500 November 2003
    N. S. Wood; K. Costeloe; A. T. Gibson; E. M. Hennessy; N. Marlow; A. R. Wilkinson

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  • 39.   Trends in cerebral palsy prevalence in Northern Ireland, 1981-1997

    This article discusses the reported decreasing trends in cerebral palsy prevalence in Northern Ireland

    Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, Vol: 48 Page: 405-405 2006
    E. Blair

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  • 40.   Trends in management and outcome of pregnancies in HIV-infected women in the UK and Ireland, 1990-2006

    The aim of this study was to examine the changing demographic profile of diagnosed HIV-infected pregnant women over time and trends in pregnancy outcome, uptake of interventions and mother-to-child transmission

    Bjog, Vol: 115 Page: 1078-86 August 2008
    C. L. Townsend; M. Cortina-Borja; C. S. Peckham; P. A. Tookey

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  • 41.   Workload and short-term outcome of babies weighing 2,500 grams or more at birth admitted to the paediatric unit of the Rotunda Hospital

    The aim of this study was to audit characteristics of all infants admitted to the neonatal department regarding mode of delivery, level of care, duration of stay, diagnosis and short-term outcome

    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, Vol: 17 Page: 139-43 February 2005
    T. Rohininath; L. A. O'Connell; K. Sheehan; D. Corcoran; T. G. Matthews; T. A. Clarke

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