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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.   "Dorgan's" percutaneous lateral cross-wiring of supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children

    This study examined "Dorgan's" percutaneous lateral cross-wiring of supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children

    J Pediatr Orthop, Vol: 24 Page: 376-9 2004 Jul-Aug
    F. J. Shannon; P. Mohan; J. Chacko; L. G. D'Souza

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  • 3.   A clinical audit of the Hakim programmable valve in patients with complex hydrocephalus

    The aim of this study was to audit the pattern of use of the Hakim (Medos) programmable valve implanted in patients with complex hydrocephalus and their clinical outcome

    Br J Neurosurg, Vol: 14 Page: 535-42 December 2000
    A. D. Kay; A. J. Fisher; C. O'Kane; H. K. Richards; J. D. Pickard

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  • 4.   A comparison of paediatric soccer, gaelic football and rugby injuries presenting to an emergency department in Ireland

    The aim of the study was to compare paediatric soccer, gaelic football and rugby injuries presenting to an emergency department in Ireland

    Injury, Vol: 38 Page: 104-11 January 2007
    K. P. O'Rourke; F. Quinn; S. Mun; M. Browne; J. Sheehan; S. Cusack; M. Molloy

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  • 5.   A contrastive view of Irish language dynamics

    The aim of this study was to examine the linguistic anthropology which underpins the language dynamics of two Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking) areas

    Coll Antropol, Vol: 28 Suppl 1 Page: 73-81 2004
    C. O. Giollagain

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  • 6.   A difficult diagnosis in a pale child

    This article discusses a difficult diagnosis in a pale child

    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol, Vol: 91 Page: 16-9 July 2003
    A. J. Thompson; A. J. Reid; D. O'Donoghue; H. J. Steen; M. D. Shields

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  • 7.   A European perspective on fluoride use in seven countries

    The aim of this study was to collate data on national policies for the use of fluoride in the seven European countries participating in the FLINT project

    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, Vol: 32 Suppl 1 Page: 69-73 April 2004
    I. B. Arnadottir; C. E. Ketley; C. Van Loveren; L. Seppa; J. A. Cochran; M. Polido; T. Athanossouli; W. P. Holbrook; D. M. O'Mullane

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  • 8.   A jab in time

    This article discusses a campaign to eradicate Meningitis C in Ireland

    World of Irish Nursing, Vol: 9 Page: 17-17 2001
    M. Cassidy

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  • 9.   A longitudinal study of iron status in children at 12, 24 and 36 months

    The aim of this study was to assess iron status in a sample of clinically well, Caucasian children and explore the complex factors which contribute to iron deficiency during infancy

    Public Health Nutr, Vol: 1 Page: 93-100 June 1998
    V. E. Freeman; J. Mulder; M. A. van't Hof; H. M. Hoey; M. J. Gibney

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  • 10.   A meta-analysis of the association between Caesarean section and childhood asthma

    The aim of this survey was to review published literature and perform a meta-analysis summarizing the evidence in support of an association between children born by Caesarean section and asthma

    Clin Exp Allergy, Vol: 38 Page: 629-33 April 2008
    S. Thavagnanam; J. Fleming; A. Bromley; M. D. Shields; C. R. Cardwell

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  • 11.   A new polymorphism for the RI22H mutation in hereditary pancreatitis

    The aim of this study was to examine the frequency of a false negative result by sequencing studies in patients with hereditary pancreatitis and in healthy controls

    Gut, Vol: 48 Page: 247-50 February 2001
    N. Howes; W. Greenhalf; S. Rutherford; M. O'Donnell; R. Mountford; I. Ellis; D. Whitcomb; C. Imrie; B. Drumm; J. P. Neoptolemos

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  • 12.   A new technique for treatment of a non-union of a lateral humeral condyle

    This case report discusses a new technique for treatment of a non-union of a lateral humeral condyle

    Injury, Vol: 31 Page: 557-9 September 2000
    S. Morris; J. McKenna; N. Cassidy; M. Stephens

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  • 13.   A prospective cohort study comparing hospital admission for gastro-enteritis with home management

    The aim of the study was to compare physical and psychological outcomes in children presenting at Accident and Emergency, diagnosed with gastro-enteritis and admitted to hospital with those of a similar age, sex and severity of illness discharged home

    Child: Care, Health & Development, Vol: 31 Page: 555-562 2005
    F. Small; F. Alderdice; C. McCusker; M. Stevenson; M. Stewart

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  • 14.   A randomized controlled trial assessing the health economics of realtime teledermatology compared with conventional care: an urban versus rural perspective

    The aim of this study was to assess the health economics of realtime teledermatology compared with conventional care: an urban versus rural perspective

    J Telemed Telecare, Vol: 7 Page: 108-18 2001
    M. A. Loane; S. E. Bloomer; R. Corbett; D. J. Eedy; C. Evans; N. Hicks; P. Jacklin; H. E. Lotery; C. Mathews; J. Paisley; P. Reid; K. Steele; R. Wootton

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  • 15.   A randomized controlled trial to assess the clinical effectiveness of both realtime and store-and-forward teledermatology compared with conventional care

    The aim of this study was to assess realtime teledermatology, store-and-forward teledermatology and conventional outpatient dermatological care were evaluated in a randomized control trial

    J Telemed Telecare, Vol: 6 Suppl 1 Page: S1-3 2000
    M. A. Loane; S. E. Bloomer; R. Corbett; D. J. Eedy; N. Hicks; H. E. Lotery; C. Mathews; J. Paisley; K. Steele; R. Wootton

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  • 16.   A recurrent splice-site mutation in the human hairless gene underlies congenital atrichia in Irish families

    This case report discusses recurrent splice-site mutation in the human hairless gene underlies congenital atrichia in Irish families

    Br J Dermatol, Vol: 156 Page: 744-7 April 2007
    G. M. O'Regan; J. Zurada; A. Martinez-Mir; A. M. Christiano; A. D. Irvine

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  • 17.   A retrospective review of visual outcome and complications in the treatment of retinoblastoma

    This study examined visual outcome and complications in the treatment of retinoblastoma

    Ir Med J, Vol: 98 Page: 17-20 January 2005
    M. O'Doherty; B. Lanigan; F. Breathnach; A. O'Meara; B. Gallie; H. Chan; M. O'Keefe

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  • 18.   A review of 15-year experience with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery

    This study examined the presenting features and long-term outcome of all cases of anomalous left coronary artery presenting to our institution over a 15-year period.

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 177 Page: 127-30 June 2008
    M. A. Walsh; D. Duff; P. Oslizlok; M. Redmond; K. P. Walsh; A. E. Wood; D. M. Coleman

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  • 19.   A seasonal sign: angel-shaped phalango-epiphyseal dysplasia

    This case report discusses angel-shaped phalango-epiphyseal dysplasia in a 2 yrs female with failure to thrive - angel-shaped phalango-epiphyseal dysplasia

    Clin Radiol, Vol: 55 Page: 975-6 December 2000
    P. S. Thomas; A. Paterson; R. J. Quinn

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  • 20.   A study looking at the effectiveness of developmental screening in identifying learning disabilities in early childhood

    This aim of this study to evaluate the effectiveness of developmental screening in identifying learning disabilities in early childhood

    Ir Med J, Vol: 94 Page: 148-50 May 2001
    O. Flanagan; S. O. Nuallain

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  • 21.   A survey of asylum seekers' general practice service utilisation and morbidity patterns

    The aim of this study was to compare Irish asylum seekers to other General Medical Scheme patients possessing Irish citizenship in terms of their utilisation of GP services, morbidity patterns and consultation outcomes

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: 461-4 May 2007
    J. D. McMahon; A. Macfarlane; G. E. Avalos; P. Cantillon; A. W. Murphy

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  • 22.   A survey of sidedness in Northern Irish schoolchildren: the interaction of sex, age, and task

    The aim of this study was to examine lateral preference in use of hands, feet, eyes, and ears in a group of nearly 5000 schoolchildren

    Laterality, Vol: 12 Page: 1-18 January 2007
    J. G. Greenwood; J. J. Greenwood; J. F. McCullagh; J. Beggs; C. A. Murphy

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  • 23.   A twelve-year review of central nervous system bacterial abscesses; presentation and aetiology

    This study aimed to review and document the changing patterns in diagnosis, causes and treatment of bacterial infections of the central nervous system in a national neurosurgical unit

    Clin Microbiol Infect, Vol: 9 Page: 803-9 August 2003
    M. Roche; H. Humphreys; E. Smyth; J. Phillips; R. Cunney; E. McNamara; D. O'Brien; O. McArdle

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  • 24.   A validated clinical model to predict the need for admission and length of stay in children with acute bronchiolitis

    This study aimed to develop and validate a logistic regression model to predict need for admission and length of hospital stay in children presenting to the Emergency Department with bronchiolitis

    Eur J Emerg Med, Vol: 11 Page: 265-72 October 2004
    P. Walsh; S. J. Rothenberg; S. O'Doherty; H. Hoey; R. Healy

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  • 25.   Abdominal pain: general imaging strategies

    This article discussed the use of general imaging strategies in abdominal pain in pediatrics

    Eur Radiol, Vol: 14 Suppl 4 Page: L123-37 March 2004
    R. Hayes

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  • 26.   Abnormal vasculature in intestinal neuronal dysplasia

    The aim of this study was to investigate vascular abnormalities in large bowel biopsies from patients with isolated Hirschsprung's disease

    Pediatr Surg Int, Vol: 19 Page: 345-8 July 2003
    U. Rolle; A. P. Piotrowska; P. Puri

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  • 27.   Abnormalities in the uninvolved lower limb in children with spastic hemiplegia: the effect of actual and functional leg-length discrepancy

    The aim of this study was to assess the pattern of gait in children with spastic hemiplegia and a leg-length discrepancy, particularly in relation to the uninvolved limb.

    J Pediatr Orthop, Vol: 20 Page: 88-92 2000 Jan-Feb
    P. E. Allen; A. Jenkinson; M. M. Stephens; T. O'Brien

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  • 28.   Abnormalities of C-Kit-positive cellular network in isolated hypoganglionosis

    The aim of this study was to examine the distribution of c-Kit-positive interstitial cells of Cajal and their relationship to the autonomic intrinsic innervation in bowel specimens from patients with isolated hypoganglionosis

    J Pediatr Surg, Vol: 37 Page: 709-14 May 2002
    U. Rolle; A. Yoneda; V. Solari; L. Nemeth; P. Puri

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  • 29.   Accommodative dysfunction in children with cerebral palsy: a population-based study

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence, nature, and degree of accommodative dysfunction among children with different types and severities of cerebral palsy

    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, Vol: 47 Page: 1824-30 May 2006
    J. F. McClelland; J. Parkes; N. Hill; A. J. Jackson; K. J. Saunders

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  • 30.   Accommodative lag using dynamic retinoscopy: age norms for school-age children

    The aim of this study was to examine accommodative responses were assessed in a group of school-age children using Nott DR

    Optom Vis Sci, Vol: 81 Page: 929-33 December 2004
    J. F. McClelland; K. J. Saunders

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  • 31.   Achieving 95% uptake in an immunisation programme--not an impossibility

    This aim of this study was to examine uptake rates achieved for vaccinations administered in a school immunisation programme in a school year

    Ir Med J, Vol: 96 Page: 268-70 October 2003
    J. Joyce-Cooney; G. Meagher; C. Quinn; I. Cavanagh

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  • 32.   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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  • 33.   Acute demyelinating events with rhombencephalitis: a high-risk subgroup in children

    The aim of this study was to examine four children who had cerebellar involvement with significant mass effect in posterior fossa on CT and MRI brain - finding acute demyelinating events with rhombencephalitis

    Eur J Paediatr Neurol, Vol: 12 Page: 137-40 March 2008
    S. Tirupathi; N. Lynch; E. Phelan; J. Mc Menamin; D. Webb

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  • 34.   Acute gastroenteritis in northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: a telephone survey

    The aim of this study was to examine rates of acute gastroenteritis in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

    Commun Dis Public Health, Vol: 7 Page: 61-7 March 2004
    E. Scallan; M. Fitzgerald; C. Collins; D. Crowley; L. Daly; M. Devine; D. Igoe; T. Quigley; T. Robinson; B. Smyth

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  • 35.   Acute mastoiditis in children: presentation and long term consequences

    This study examined the presentation, complications and hospital course of acute mastoiditis and ascertain had long term otological problems.

    J Laryngol Otol, Vol: 122 Page: 233-7 March 2008
    F. Glynn; L. Osman; M. Colreavy; H. Rowley; T. P. Dwyer; A. Blayney

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  • 36.   Addressing children's oral health inequalities in Northern Ireland: a research-practice-community partnership initiative

    This study aimed to develop a policy to promote and facilitate healthier eating, researchers, practitioners, and the school community formed a partnership, together creating the Boost Better Breaks (BBB) school-based policy

    Public Health Rep, Vol: 116 Page: 617-25 2001 Nov-Dec
    R. Freeman; M. Oliver; G. Bunting; J. Kirk; W. Saunderson

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  • 37.   Adjustment in children with intractable epilepsy: importance of seizure duration and family factors

    The aim of this study was to examine adjustment levels in families of children with intractable epilepsy but without a severe learning disability attending a regional paediatric neurology service

    Dev Med Child Neurol, Vol: 44 Page: 681-7 October 2002
    C. G. McCusker; P. J. Kennedy; J. Anderson; E. M. Hicks; D. Hanrahan

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  • 38.   Age and sex profile of patients having cataract surgery between 1986 and 2003

    The aim of this study was to describe the age and sex profile of patients having cataract surgery by 2 consulting ophthalmic surgeons over an 18-year period

    J Cataract Refract Surg, Vol: 31 Page: 2162-6 November 2005
    P. O'Reilly; U. Mahmoud; P. Hayes; P. Tormey; S. Beatty

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  • 39.   Age at death of people with an intellectual disability in Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the age at death of people with an intellectual disability in Ireland.

    J Intellect Disabil, Vol: 10 Page: 155-64 June 2006
    K. E. Lavin; B. E. McGuire; M. J. Hogan

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  • 40.   Age-specific incidence of Helicobacter pylori

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection in children and the risk factors for infection

    Gastroenterology, Vol: 130 Page: 65-72; quiz 211 January 2006
    M. Rowland; L. Daly; M. Vaughan; A. Higgins; B. Bourke; B. Drumm

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  • 41.   Ahmed valve drainage implant surgery in the management of paediatric aphakic glaucoma

    This study measured paediatric aphakic glaucoma, a major long term complication, after cataract surgery in children

    Br J Ophthalmol, Vol: 89 Page: 855-8 July 2005
    C. Kirwan; M. O'Keefe; B. Lanigan; U. Mahmood

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  • 42.   All patients receiving renal replacement therapy in the United Kingdom in 2005 (chapter 4)

    The aim of this study was to examine renal replacement therapy in the United Kingdom with regard to prevalence and a range of demographic characteristics

    Nephrol Dial Transplant, Vol: 22 Suppl 7 Page: vii30-50 August 2007
    K. Farrington; R. Rao; R. Stenkamp; D. Ansell; T. Feest

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  • 43.   Alpha glutathione S-transferase: a potential marker of ischemia-reperfusion injury of the intestine after cardiac surgery?

    The aim of the study was to assess the utility of alpha glutathione S-transferase (alphaGST) as a potential marker of intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury in children after cardiac surgery

    J Pediatr Surg, Vol: 41 Page: 1526-31 September 2006
    M. P. McMonagle; M. Halpenny; A. McCarthy; A. Mortell; F. Manning; C. Kilty; D. Mannion; A. E. Wood; M. T. Corbally

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  • 44.   Altered expression of interstitial cells of Cajal in congenital ureteropelvic junction obstruction

    The aim of this study was to examine the expression of c-kit positive cells in the muscle layer of normal and obstructed ureteropelvic junction specimens

    J Urol, Vol: 170 Page: 2420-2 December 2003
    V. Solari; A. P. Piotrowska; P. Puri

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  • 45.   Amitriptyline poisoning in a 2-year old

    This case report discusses the case of a 2-year-old boy who ingested 35 mg.kg(-1) of amitriptyline.

    Paediatr Anaesth, Vol: 16 Page: 174-7 February 2006
    C. Deegan; K. O'Brien

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  • 46.   An evaluation of a GP out-of-hours service: meeting patient expectations of care

    The aim of this study was to assess patient satisfaction at two out-of-hours cooperatives in Northern Ireland

    J Eval Clin Pract, Vol: 10 Page: 467-74 August 2004
    K. Thompson; K. Parahoo; B. Farrell

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  • 47.   An examination of the influence of eating location on the diets of Irish children

    The aim of this study was to examine the influence of eating location on the diets of Irish children

    Public Health Nutr, Vol: 10 Page: 599-607 June 2007
    S. J. Burke; S. N. McCarthy; J. L. O'Neill; E. M. Hannon; M. Kiely; A. Flynn; M. J. Gibney

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  • 48.   An exploratory prospective observational study of environmental factors exacerbating atopic eczema in children

    The aim of this study was to describe environmental factors and the exacerbation of atopic eczema in children

    Br J Dermatol, Vol: 154 Page: 979-80 May 2006
    S. M. Langan; J. F. Bourke; P. Silcocks; H. C. Williams

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  • 49.   An open-label study of the role of adjuvant hemostatic support with protein C replacement therapy in purpura fulminans-associated meningococcemia

    The aim of the study was to conduct an open-label prospective study assessing the efficacy of activated protein C replacement therapy in patients with severe meningococcal septicemia, purpura fulminans, and multiorgan failure

    Blood, Vol: 96 Page: 3719-24 December 2000
    B. White; W. Livingstone; C. Murphy; A. Hodgson; M. Rafferty; O. P. Smith

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  • 50.   An unusual orthopaedic presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

    This case report discusses a 3-year-old boy of Romanian origin with an unusual orthopaedic presentation of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

    J Pediatr Orthop B, Vol: 12 Page: 292-4 July 2003
    R. Kumar; A. Walsh; K. Khalilullah; D. McCormack; S. Ryan

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  • 51.   Anaesthesia for children with epidermolysis bullosa: a review of 20 years' experience

    This study presented perioperative management of children with epidermolysis bullosa

    Eur J Anaesthesiol, Vol: 18 Page: 745-54 November 2001
    G. Iohom; B. Lyons

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