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  • 1.   A 16-year follow-up of a child inpatient population

    The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term outcomes of children who had been inpatients in a child psychiatry unit

    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, Vol: 9 Page: 46-53 March 2000
    E. Healy; M. Fitzgerald

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  • 2.   Active surveillance of hepatitis C infection in the UK and Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence, distribution, and clinical details of paediatric hepatitis C virus infection in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

    Arch Dis Child, Vol: 82 Page: 286-91 April 2000
    D. M. Gibb; P. E. Neave; P. A. Tookey; M. Ramsay; H. Harris; K. Balogun; D. Goldberg; G. Mieli-Vergani; D. Kelly

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  • 3.   Adverse metabolic profiles in a cohort of obese Irish children

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the degree of obesity and glucose metabolism, insulin sensitivity and suspected non-alcoholic steatohepatosis in a pilot study of obese Irish children

    Ann Clin Biochem, Vol: 45 Page: 206-9 March 2008
    F. M. Finucane; L. Teong; S. Pittock; M. Fallon; M. Hatunic; C. Costigan; N. Murphy; V. E. Crowley; J. J. Nolan

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  • 4.   Analysis of the individual and aggregate genetic contributions of previously identified serine peptidase inhibitor Kazal type 5 (SPINK5), kallikrein-related peptidase 7 (KLK7), and filaggrin (FLG) polymorphisms to eczema risk

    The aim of this study was to analysis the individual and aggregate genetic contributions of previously identified serine peptidase inhibitor Kazal type 5 (SPINK5), kallikrein-related peptidase 7 (KLK7), and filaggrin (FLG) polymorphisms to eczema risk

    J Allergy Clin Immunol, Vol: 122 Page: 560-8 e4 September 2008
    S. Weidinger; H. Baurecht; S. Wagenpfeil; J. Henderson; N. Novak; A. Sandilands; H. Chen; E. Rodriguez; G. M. O'Regan; R. Watson; H. Liao; Y. Zhao; J. N. Barker; M. Allen; N. Reynolds; S. Meggitt; K. Northstone; G. D. Smith; C. Strobl; C. Stahl; T. Kneib; N. Klopp; T. Bieber; H. Behrendt; C. N. Palmer; H. E. Wichmann; J. Ring; T. Illig; W. H. McLean; A. D. Irvine

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  • 5.   Apparent low immunisation uptake in Dublin: under-performance or under-recording?

    The aim of this study was to measure apparent low immunisation uptake in Dublin and examine if this is a result of under-performance or under-recording

    Ir Med J, Vol: 93 Page: 239-40 November 2000
    P. M. Harrington; C. Woodman; W. F. Shannon

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  • 6.   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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  • 7.   Auditory perception and speech discrimination after cochlear implantation in patients with connexin 26 (GJB2) gene-related deafness

    The aim of this study was to examine on connexin 26 gene-related deafness mutation analysis along with speech discrimination assessment was undertaken to assess the impact of pediatric cochlear implantees on these disabilities

    Otol Neurotol, Vol: 25 Page: 930-4 November 2004
    A. R. Sinnathuray; J. G. Toner; A. Geddis; J. Clarke-Lyttle; C. C. Patterson; A. E. Hughes

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  • 8.   Birth prevalence of cleft lip and palate in Northern Ireland (1981 to 2000)

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of birth cleft lip and palate in Northern Ireland for the 20-year period 1981 to 2000, to determine the pattern of prevalence, and to report the proportion of different cleft types and sex distribution

    Cleft Palate Craniofac J, Vol: 45 Page: 141-7 March 2008
    T. A. Gregg; A. G. Leonard; C. Hayden; K. E. Howard; C. F. Coyle

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  • 9.   Birth-associated femoral fractures: incidence and outcome

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence and outcome of birth-associated femoral fractures

    J Pediatr Orthop, Vol: 22 Page: 27-30 2002 Jan-Feb
    S. Morris; N. Cassidy; M. Stephens; D. McCormack; F. McManus

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  • 10.   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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  • 11.   Cardiac troponin T and N-terminal-pro-B type natriuretic peptide reflect myocardial function in preterm infants

    This study examined the range of cTnT and NTpBNP in preterm infants, correlate NTpBNP and cTnT with echocardiographic markers of cardiac function and assess the influence of antenatal and postnatal factors on these biochemical markers

    J Perinatol, Vol: 28 Page: 482-6 July 2008
    A. El-Khuffash; P. G. Davis; K. Walsh; E. J. Molloy

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  • 12.   Comparison of the CFTR mutation spectrum in three cohorts of patients of Celtic origin from Brittany (France) and Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the spectrum of the mutations identified in the gene responsible for cystic fibrosis in three cohorts of patients of Celtic origin from Brittany and Ireland.

    Hum Mutat, Vol: 22 Page: 105 July 2003
    V. Scotet; D. E. Barton; J. B. Watson; M. P. Audrezet; T. McDevitt; S. McQuaid; C. Shortt; M. De Braekeleer; C. Ferec; C. Le Marechal

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  • 13.   Connexin 26 (GJB2) gene-related deafness and speech intelligibility after cochlear implantation

    The aim of this study was to examine the hypothesis that speech intelligibility in children after cochlear implantation may depend on their deafness cause, including connexin 26 (GJB2) gene-related deafness

    Otol Neurotol, Vol: 25 Page: 935-42 November 2004
    A. R. Sinnathuray; J. G. Toner; J. Clarke-Lyttle; A. Geddis; C. C. Patterson; A. E. Hughes

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  • 14.   Differences in risk factors for partial and no immunisation in the first year of life: prospective cohort study

    The aim of the study was to compare demographic, social, maternal, and infant related factors associated with partial immunisation and no immunisation in the first year of life in the United Kingdom.

    Bmj, Vol: 332 Page: 1312-3 June 2006
    L. Samad; A. R. Tate; C. Dezateux; C. Peckham; N. Butler; H. Bedford

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  • 15.   Do early infant feeding practices vary by maternal ethnic group?

    The aim of this study was to examine United Kingdom country and ethnic variations in infant feeding practices

    Public Health Nutr, Vol: 10 Page: 957-64 September 2007
    L. J. Griffiths; A. R. Tate; C. Dezateux

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  • 16.   Does the absence of anal reflexes guarantee a "safe bladder" in children with spina bifida?

    The aim of this study was to examine the reliability of the assumption, - neuropathic bladder behaviour is usually predictable and safe in a child with spina bifida - and whether routine urodynamic studies can be, therefore, safely omitted in this group.

    Eur J Pediatr Surg, Vol: 11 Suppl 1 Page: S21-3 December 2001
    D. F. Marshall; V. E. Boston

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  • 17.   Efficacy of wedge resection with phenolization in the treatment of ingrowing toenails

    The aim of this study was to audit the effectiveness of wedge resection with phenolization in the surgical treatment of ingrowing toenails

    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc, Vol: 98 Page: 118-22 2008 Mar-Apr
    F. M. Shaikh; M. Jafri; S. K. Giri; R. Keane

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  • 18.   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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  • 19.   Fertility assumptions for the 2002-based national population projections

    The aim of this study was to examine national population projections with regard to levels of fertility

    Popul Trends, 2003 Winter
    S. Smallwood

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  • 20.   Fitness, fatness, and coronary heart disease risk in adolescents: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project

    The aim of this study was to examine the independence and relative strengths of association between coronary heart disease risk status and both body fatness and cardiorespiratory (C-R) fitness in 12- and 15-yr-old adolescents

    Med Sci Sports Exerc, Vol: 33 Page: 270-4 February 2001
    C. Boreham; J. Twisk; L. Murray; M. Savage; J. J. Strain; G. Cran

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  • 21.   Helping children to the other side of silence: a study of the impact of the stay safe programme on Irish children's disclosures of sexual victimization

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a school based safety skills program--The Stay Safe Programme--in facilitating the disclosure of sexual abuse among sexually victimized children and adolescents in Dublin

    Child Abuse Negl, Vol: 23 Page: 1327-40 December 1999
    D. MacIntyre; A. Carr

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  • 22.   Herring classification: how useful is the initial radiograph?

    This study assess the predictability of the initial herring classification

    J Pediatr Orthop, Vol: 22 Page: 479-82 2002 Jul-Aug
    K. Lappin; D. Kealey; A. Cosgrove

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  • 23.   Immunologic changes during unplanned treatment interruptions of highly active antiretroviral therapy in children with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection

    The aim of this study was to describe the decline of CD4 cells or percentage during unplanned treatment interruptions in HIV-infected children

    Pediatr Infect Dis J, Vol: 23 Page: 446-50 May 2004
    D. M. Gibb; T. Duong; V. A. Leclezio; A. S. Walker; G. Verweel; D. T. Dunn

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  • 24.   Impact of exclusion criteria on case mix, outcome, and length of stay for the severity of disease scoring methods in common use in critical care

    This study examined the exclusion criteria for the major severity of disease scoring methods in critical care and to investigate the impact of the exclusion criteria on the case mix, outcomes and length of stay for admissions to intensive care units

    J Crit Care, Vol: 19 Page: 67-74 June 2004
    H. Wunsch; A. R. Brady; K. Rowan

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  • 25.   International retrospective cohort study of neural tube defects in relation to folic acid recommendations: are the recommendations working?

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of policies and recommendations on folic acid aimed at reducing the occurrence of neural tube defects

    Bmj, Vol: 330 Page: 571 March 2005
    L. D. Botto; A. Lisi; E. Robert-Gnansia; J. D. Erickson; S. E. Vollset; P. Mastroiacovo; B. Botting; G. Cocchi; C. de Vigan; H. de Walle; M. Feijoo; L. M. Irgens; B. McDonnell; P. Merlob; A. Ritvanen; G. Scarano; C. Siffel; J. Metneki; C. Stoll; R. Smithells; J. Goujard

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  • 26.   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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  • 27.   Lack of association of IL8 gene polymorphisms with familial vesico-ureteral reflux

    The aim of this study was to examine the association of IL-8 gene polymorphism with familial vesico-ureteral reflux in a cohort of 219 siblings from 109 families affected with vesico-ureteral reflux

    Pediatr Surg Int, Vol: 23 Page: 441-5 May 2007
    S. Kuroda; P. Puri

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  • 28.   Linking Millennium Cohort data to birth registration and hospital episode records

    This study aimed to augment parent interview data - in the Millenniun Cohort Study - with information from birth registrations and hospital records.

    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, Vol: 22 Page: 99-109 January 2008
    C. Hockley; M. A. Quigley; G. Hughes; L. Calderwood; H. Joshi; L. L. Davidson

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  • 29.   Low immunisation uptake: is the process the problem?

    This study examines mothers satisfaction with the process of immunisation and its possible contribution to suboptimal immunisation uptake

    J Epidemiol Community Health, Vol: 54 Page: 394-400 May 2000
    P. M. Harrington; C. Woodman; W. F. Shannon

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  • 30.   Malignancy and mortality in a population-based cohort of patients with coeliac disease or "gluten sensitivity"

    The aim of this study was to describe the risk of malignancy and mortality in patients with a positive endomysial or anti-gliadin antibody test in Northern Ireland

    World J Gastroenterol, Vol: 13 Page: 146-51 January 2007
    L. A. Anderson; S. A. McMillan; R. G. Watson; P. Monaghan; A. T. Gavin; C. Fox; L. J. Murray

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  • 31.   Maternal employment and breast-feeding initiation: findings from the Millennium Cohort Study

    The aim of this study was to examine the Millennium Cohort Study to determine whether a mother's employment status and employment characteristics are related to breast-feeding initiation.

    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, Vol: 21 Page: 242-7 May 2007
    S. S. Hawkins; L. J. Griffiths; C. Dezateux; C. Law

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  • 32.   Meconium passed in labor: how reassuring is clear amniotic fluid?

    The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of meconium that can only have been passed intrapartum and to determine its neonatal associations and whether its absence is a useful sign

    Obstet Gynecol, Vol: 102 Page: 89-93 July 2003
    C. Greenwood; S. Lalchandani; K. MacQuillan; O. Sheil; J. Murphy; L. Impey

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  • 33.   Morbidity, mortality, and response to treatment by children in the United Kingdom and Ireland with perinatally acquired HIV infection during 1996-2006: planning for teenage and adult care

    The aim of this study was to examine temporal changes in the morbidity and mortality persons with perinatally acquired HIV infection, many of whom are now adolescents.

    Clin Infect Dis, Vol: 45 Page: 918-24 October 2007
    A. Judd; K. Doerholt; P. A. Tookey; M. Sharland; A. Riordan; E. Menson; V. Novelli; E. G. Lyall; J. Masters; G. Tudor-Williams; T. Duong; D. M. Gibb

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  • 34.   Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus: evidence for preventable peripartum transmission

    The aim of this study was to examine the effect of risk factors, including mode of delivery, on the vertical transmission rate of hepatitis C

    Lancet, Vol: 356 Page: 904-7 September 2000
    D. M. Gibb; R. L. Goodall; D. T. Dunn; M. Healy; P. Neave; M. Cafferkey; K. Butler

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  • 35.   Mumps outbreak among young people in Northern Ireland

    The aim of this study was to describe outbreak of mumps in the Mid-Ulster area of Northern Ireland between 1st November 1999 and 31st August 2000

    Commun Dis Public Health, Vol: 4 Page: 311-5 December 2001
    E. A. Reaney; V. K. Tohani; M. J. Devine; R. D. Smithson; B. Smyth

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  • 36.   Neonatal brachial plexus palsy: an unpredictable injury

    The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and persistence of neonatal brachial plexus paralysis and evaluated whether its occurrence could be predicted by maternal characteristics or partographic analysis in a large cohort of recent cases

    Am J Obstet Gynecol, Vol: 187 Page: 1209-12 November 2002
    V. Donnelly; A. Foran; J. Murphy; P. McParland; D. Keane; C. O'Herlihy

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  • 37.   Neurologic and developmental disability after extremely preterm birth. EPICure Study Group

    The aim of this study was to examine neurologic and developmental disability in children who were born at 25 or fewer completed weeks of gestation in the United Kingdom and Ireland

    N Engl J Med, Vol: 343 Page: 378-84 August 2000
    N. S. Wood; N. Marlow; K. Costeloe; A. T. Gibson; A. R. Wilkinson

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  • 38.   No association between TPH2 gene polymorphisms and ADHD in a UK sample

    The aim of this study was to examine four single nucleotide polymorphisms two of which (rs1843809, rs1386493) were reported to associate with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

    Neurosci Lett, Vol: 412 Page: 105-7 January 2007
    K. Sheehan; Z. Hawi; M. Gill; L. Kent

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  • 39.   Non-traumatic brachial plexopathies, clinical, radiological and neurophysiological findings from a tertiary centre

    This study examined the clinical characteristics, aetiology, neuro-physiological characteristics, imaging findings and other investigations in a cohort of patients with non-traumatic brachial plexopathy

    Clin Neurol Neurosurg, Vol: 109 Page: 661-6 October 2007
    G. M. Mullins; S. S. O'Sullivan; A. Neligan; S. Daly; R. J. Galvin; B. J. Sweeney; B. McNamara

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  • 40.   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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  • 41.   Overweight and obesity in Irish primary schools: retrospective cohort study

    The aim of this study was to examine the feasibility of using established methods and routinely generated data from the statutory primary school health-screening programme to estimate prevalence rates for overweight and obesity in children

    Child Care Health Dev, Vol: 31 Page: 499-506 September 2005
    C. McMaster; L. Cullen; N. Raymond

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  • 42.   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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  • 43.   Patterns of leisure participation among adolescents with a mild intellectual disability

    The aim of this study was to investigate the leisure and recreational activities of a cohort of 34 students attending a full-time special school as reported by the students and their parents

    J Intellect Disabil, Vol: 9 Page: 25-42 March 2005
    J. Buttimer; E. Tierney

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  • 44.   Patterns of milk and food intake in infants from birth to age 36 months: the Euro-growth study

    The aim of this study was to describe patterns of milk and food intake in infants from birth to age 36 months

    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, Vol: 31 Suppl 1 Page: S76-85 2000
    V. Freeman; M. van't Hof; F. Haschke

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  • 45.   Perinatal factors and preterm delivery in an Irish obstetric population

    The aim of this study was to examine perinatal factors and preterm delivery in an Irish obstetric population

    J Perinat Med, Vol: 28 Page: 49-53 2000
    C. Burke; J. J. Morrison

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  • 46.   Prevalence of overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland: results from the North South Survey of Children's Height, Weight and Body Mass Index, 2002

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence and correlates of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents in the Republic of Ireland (RoI) and Northern Ireland (NI).

    BMC Public Health, Vol: 7 Page: 187 2007
    H. Whelton; J. Harrington; E. Crowley; V. Kelleher; M. Cronin; I. J. Perry

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  • 47.   Pushing the boundaries of viability: the economic impact of extreme preterm birth

    The aim of this study was to estimate the societal costs of extreme premature birth during the 6th year after birth

    Early Hum Dev, Vol: 82 Page: 77-84 February 2006
    S. Petrou; J. Henderson; M. Bracewell; C. Hockley; D. Wolke; N. Marlow

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  • 48.   Readmission with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection among graduates from a neonatal intensive care unit

    We evaluated the incidence of readmission with respiratory syncytial virus infection among the graduates of a regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and characterized those who were rehospitalized

    Pediatr Pulmonol, Vol: 34 Page: 262-6 October 2002
    J. McCormick; R. Tubman

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  • 49.   Recurrence of fetal macrosomia in non-diabetic pregnancies

    The aim of this study was to examine the recurrence rate of macrosomia in non-diabetic pregnancy and to see if the history of multiple prior macrosomic infants confers additional risk

    J Obstet Gynaecol, Vol: 27 Page: 374-8 May 2007
    C. A. Walsh; R. T. Mahony; M. E. Foley; L. Daly; C. O'Herlihy

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  • 50.   Relationship between perceptual ratings of nasality and nasometry in children/adolescents with cleft palate and/or velopharyngeal dysfunction

    This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between perceptual assessment and acoustic measurements of nasality using controlled speech stimuli.

    Int J Lang Commun Disord, Vol: 43 Page: 265-82 2008 May-Jun
    T. Sweeney; D. Sell

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  • 51.   Response to highly active antiretroviral therapy varies with age: the UK and Ireland Collaborative HIV Paediatric Study

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of age, CD4 percentage (CD4%) and plasma HIV-1 RNA on response to highly active antiretroviral therapy in previously untreated children

    Aids, Vol: 18 Page: 1915-24 September 2004
    A. S. Walker; K. Doerholt; M. Sharland; D. M. Gibb

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