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  • 1.   Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: natural history and prognosis

    The aim of this study was to describe the natural history and prognosis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis:

    Stud Health Technol Inform, Vol: 91 Page: 59-63 2002
    C. J. Goldberg; D. P. Moore; E. E. Fogarty; F. E. Dowling

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  • 2.   Assessing the use of the Family Affluence Scale (FAS) among Irish schoolchildren

    This study examined the answering rates, internal reliability and external validity of the Family Affluence Scale (FAS) employing data from the 2002 Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study HBSC;

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: suppl 37-9 September 2007
    M. Molcho; S. N. Gabhainn; C. C. Kelleher

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  • 3.   Attachment styles and psychological profiles of child sex offenders in Ireland

    The aim of the study was to examine attachment styles and psychological profiles of child sex offenders in Ireland

    J Interpers Violence, Vol: 19 Page: 228-51 February 2004
    F. Marsa; G. O'Reilly; A. Carr; P. Murphy; M. O'Sullivan; A. Cotter; D. Hevey

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  • 4.   Challenging times: a study to detect Irish adolescents at risk of psychiatric disorders and suicidal ideation

    The aim of this study was to identify young people at risk of psychiatric disorders, including depressive disorders, and suicidal ideation

    J Adolesc, Vol: 27 Page: 441-51 August 2004
    F. Lynch; C. Mills; I. Daly; C. Fitzpatrick

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  • 5.   Clinical and MRI correlates of cerebral palsy: the European Cerebral Palsy Study

    The aim of this study was to examine the correlates of Cerebal Palsy in a population sample and compare clinical findings with information available from MRI brain studies

    Jama, Vol: 296 Page: 1602-8 October 2006
    M. Bax; C. Tydeman; O. Flodmark

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  • 6.   Clinical assessment of a generic DNA amplification assay for the identification of respiratory adenovirus infections

    This study examined a generic adenovirus nested polymerase chain amplification assay designed to be capable of detecting all respiratory adenoviruses.

    J Clin Virol, Vol: 26 Page: 331-8 April 2003
    S. Mitchell; H. J. O'Neill; G. M. Ong; S. Christie; P. Duprex; D. E. Wyatt; C. McCaughey; V. J. Armstrong; S. Feeney; L. Metwally; P. V. Coyle

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  • 7.   Clustering of biological risk factors for cardiovascular disease and the longitudinal relationship with lifestyle of an adolescent population: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project

    This study examined whether clustering of biological cardiovascular disease risk factors exists and to investigate the longitudinal relationship between lifestyle parameters

    J Cardiovasc Risk, Vol: 6 Page: 355-62 December 1999
    J. W. Twisk; C. Boreham; G. Cran; J. M. Savage; J. Strain; W. van Mechelen

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  • 8.   Corneal hysteresis and intraocular pressure measurement in children using the reichert ocular response analyzer

    The aim of this study was to examine corneal hysteresis in children with normal eyes and congenital glaucoma and assess intraocular pressure (IOP) measurement with the Reichert Ocular Response Analyzer (RORA)

    Am J Ophthalmol, Vol: 142 Page: 990-2 December 2006
    C. Kirwan; M. O'Keefe; B. Lanigan

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  • 9.   Deliberate self-harm within an international community sample of young people: comparative findings from the Child & Adolescent Self-harm in Europe (CASE) Study

    The aim of this study was to describe a seven-country comparative community study of deliberate self-harm among young people

    J Child Psychol Psychiatry, Vol: 49 Page: 667-77 June 2008
    N. Madge; A. Hewitt; K. Hawton; E. J. de Wilde; P. Corcoran; S. Fekete; K. van Heeringen; D. De Leo; M. Ystgaard

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  • 10.   Dental caries and enamel fluorosis among the fluoridated and non-fluoridated populations in the Republic of Ireland in 2002

    The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of caries between child and adolescent residents in fluoridated and non-fluoridated communities in the RoI whilst controlling for disadvantage

    Community Dent Health, Vol: 21 Page: 37-44 March 2004
    H. Whelton; E. Crowley; D. O'Mullane; M. Donaldson; V. Kelleher; M. Cronin

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  • 11.   Dental erosion -- changing prevalence? A review of British National childrens' surveys

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of dental erosion, over time, by a review of the data from the published national dental surveys of young people in the United Kingdom

    Int J Paediatr Dent, Vol: 13 Page: 98-105 March 2003
    J. H. Nunn; P. H. Gordon; A. J. Morris; C. M. Pine; A. Walker

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  • 12.   Dental erosion in 5-year-old Irish school children and associated factors: a pilot study

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of dental erosion in a stratified sample of 5-year-old children and to investigate whether demographic and dietary factors were associated

    Community Dent Health, Vol: 20 Page: 165-70 September 2003
    M. A. Harding; H. Whelton; D. M. O'Mullane; M. Cronin

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  • 13.   Dental experience of cleft affected children in the west of Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine caries experience and initial access to dental services in a group of children with cleft lip/palate in the west of Ireland

    Int Dent J, Vol: 51 Page: 73-6 April 2001
    A. R. Hewson; C. M. McNamara; T. F. Foley; J. R. Sandy

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  • 14.   Deprivation, urbanisation and Perthes' disease in Northern Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence of Perthes' disease in Northern Ireland

    J Bone Joint Surg Br, Vol: 82 Page: 167-71 March 2000
    W. D. Kealey; A. J. Moore; S. Cook; A. P. Cosgrove

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  • 15.   Dieting patterns and related lifestyles of school-aged children in the Republic of Ireland

    The aim of this study was to identify differences in food habits and lifestyle behaviours by dieting status among young people in Ireland

    Public Health Nutr, Vol: 5 Page: 457-62 June 2002
    S. N. Gabhainn; G. Nolan; C. Kelleher; S. Friel

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  • 16.   Doctors' and nurses' attitudes towards neonatal ethical decision making in Ireland

    This study aimed to explore clinical staff attitudes towards ethical decision making in neonatal intensive care units in Ireland, to establish differences between doctors and nurses and to compare attitudes in Ireland with those in Europe

    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, Vol: 93 Page: F217-21 May 2008
    M. C. Samaan; M. Cuttini; V. Casotto; C. A. Ryan

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  • 17.   Energy and fat intake in obese and lean children at varying risk of obesity

    The aim of the study was to compared lean children at high risk and low risk of obesity and obese children to assess the relationship between their energy and fat intake and adiposity

    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord, Vol: 26 Page: 200-7 February 2002
    A. F. McGloin; M. B. Livingstone; L. C. Greene; S. E. Webb; J. M. Gibson; S. A. Jebb; T. J. Cole; W. A. Coward; A. Wright; A. M. Prentice

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  • 18.   Epidemiology of childhood obesity in Europe

    This article discusses the epidemiology of childhood obesity in Europe

    Eur J Pediatr, Vol: 159 Suppl 1 Page: S14-34 September 2000
    B. Livingstone

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  • 19.   Evaluation of a community fissure sealant programme in County Meath, Ireland

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the fissure sealant programme operated by the North Eastern Health Board Dental Service in County Meath, Republic of Ireland

    Community Dent Health, Vol: 20 Page: 146-52 September 2003
    C. A. Parnell; M. O'Farrell; F. Howell; M. Hegarty

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  • 20.   Food poverty and health among schoolchildren in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study

    The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between food poverty and food consumption, health and life satisfaction among school children

    Public Health Nutr, Vol: 10 Page: 364-70 April 2007
    M. Molcho; S. N. Gabhainn; C. Kelly; S. Friel; C. Kelleher

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  • 21.   Fruit and vegetable consumption and bone mineral density: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project

    The aim of this study was to determine whether usual fruit and vegetable intakes reported by adolescents have any influence on bone mineral density

    Am J Clin Nutr, Vol: 80 Page: 1019-23 October 2004
    C. P. McGartland; P. J. Robson; L. J. Murray; G. W. Cran; M. J. Savage; D. C. Watkins; M. M. Rooney; C. A. Boreham

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  • 22.   General practice out-of-hours service, variations in use and equality in access to a doctor: a cross-sectional study

    The aim of this study was to examine geographical variation in the rates of out-of-hours calls and to see if there is any systematic variation in how the co-operative that covers the area responds to calls

    Br J Gen Pract, Vol: 51 Page: 625-9 August 2001
    D. O'Reilly; M. Stevenson; C. McCay; J. Jamison

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  • 23.   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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  • 24.   Higher-order aberrations in children

    The aim of this study was to quantify and characterise higher order aberrations in children and to investigate the influence of refractive error and cycloplegia

    Am J Ophthalmol, Vol: 141 Page: 67-70 January 2006
    C. Kirwan; M. O'Keefe; H. Soeldner

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  • 25.   Interpersonal relationships as predictors of positive health among Irish youth: the more the merrier?

    The aim of this study was to investigate positive health and its associations with supportive relationships with friends and family members, we conducted an analysis of data from the 2002 Irish Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: suppl 33-6 September 2007
    M. Molcho; S. N. Gabhainn; C. C. Kelleher

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  • 26.   Locomotor milestones and babywalkers: cross sectional study

    The aim of this study was to examine the effect of babywalkers on the achievement of normal locomotor milestones

    Bmj, Vol: 324 Page: 1494 June 2002
    M. Garrett; A. M. McElroy; A. Staines

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  • 27.   Low vitamin D status adversely affects bone health parameters in adolescents

    This aim of this study was to investigate the relations of different stages of vitamin D status and bone mineral density and bone turnover in a sample of adolescent boys and girls

    Am J Clin Nutr, Vol: 87 Page: 1039-44 April 2008
    K. D. Cashman; T. R. Hill; A. A. Cotter; C. A. Boreham; W. Dubitzky; L. Murray; J. Strain; A. Flynn; P. J. Robson; J. M. Wallace; M. Kiely

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  • 28.   Maternal folate status and neural tube defects in Ireland: the need for a national food fortification program

    This aim of this study was to examine maternal folate status and neural tube defects in Ireland and the need for a national food fortification program

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: 469-72 May 2007
    T. Walsh; S. O'Broin; S. Cooley; J. Donnelly; C. Collins; H. McMillan; R. F. Harrison; C. McMahon; M. Geary

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  • 29.   Parent reports of the psychosocial functioning of children with cleft lip and/or palate

    The aim of this study was to determine the opinion of parents regarding the psychosocial functioning of their child with cleft lip and/or palate and to identify predictors of psychosocial functioning

    Cleft Palate Craniofac J, Vol: 44 Page: 304-11 May 2007
    O. Hunt; D. Burden; P. Hepper; M. Stevenson; C. Johnston

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  • 30.   Parents' knowledge of and attitude towards the primary childhood immunisations

    This aim of this study was to ascertain the knowledge and attitude of the primary childhood immunisations in randomly selected parents in a deprived inner-city area

    Ir Med J, Vol: 98 Page: 7-8, 10 January 2005
    J. Deady; L. Thornton

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  • 31.   Parents' preference as to whether they would like to accompany their child when receiving dental treatment--results from a national survey

    The aim of this study was to describe parents' preference as to whether they would like to accompany their child when receiving dental treatment

    J Ir Dent Assoc, Vol: 51 Page: 23-4 2005 Spring
    E. Crowley; H. Whelton; D. O'Mullane; M. Cronin; V. Kelleher; E. Flannery

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  • 32.   Participatory nurse/client relationships: perceptions of public health nurses and mothers of vulnerable families

    The aim of this study was to determine similarities in perceptions on participation between nurses and mothers of vulnerable families

    Appl Nurs Res, Vol: 21 Page: 169-72 August 2008
    H. Mulcahy; G. McCarthy

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  • 33.   Perceptions of stressful life events in Northern Irish school children: a longitudinal study

    This study examined children's own perceptions of the stressfulness of negative familial, academic and social events as well as events related to the political conflict in Northern Ireland.

    J Child Psychol Psychiatry, Vol: 44 Page: 193-201 February 2003
    O. T. Muldoon

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  • 34.   Prevalence of abnormal urinary albumin excretion in adolescents and children with insulin dependent diabetes: the MIDAC study. Microalbinuria in Diabetic Adolescents and Children (MIDAC) research group

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of abnormal urinary albumin excretion in adolescents and children with insulin dependent diabetes: the MIDAC study. Microalbinuria in Diabetic Adolescents and Children (MIDAC) research group

    Arch Dis Child, Vol: 83 Page: 239-43 September 2000
    T. H. Moore; J. P. Shield

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  • 35.   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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  • 36.   Prevalence of suboptimal vitamin D status in young, adult and elderly Irish subjects

    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of suboptimal vitamin D status in young, adult and elderly Irish subjects

    Ir Med J, Vol: 99 Page: 48-9 February 2006
    T. R. Hill; A. Flynn; M. Kiely; K. D. Cashman

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  • 37.   Primary tooth fluorosis in 5-year-old schoolchildren in Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of primary tooth fluorosis in the dentitions of 5-year-old schoolchildren

    Eur J Paediatr Dent, Vol: 6 Page: 155-61 September 2005
    M. A. Harding; H. Whelton; D. M. O'Mullane; M. Cronin; J. J. Warren

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  • 38.   Psychological distress and the asylum process: a longitudinal study of forced migrants in Ireland

    The aim of this study was to describe psychological distress and the asylum process

    J Nerv Ment Dis, Vol: 196 Page: 37-45 January 2008
    D. A. Ryan; C. A. Benson; B. A. Dooley

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  • 39.   Psychological profiles of sexually abusive adolescents in Ireland

    The aim of this study was to profile the psychological and psychosocial characteristics of a group of Irish adolescents who had sexually abused other youngsters

    Child Abuse Negl, Vol: 26 Page: 349-70 April 2002
    M. O'Halloran; A. Carr; G. O'Reilly; D. Sheerin; J. Cherry; R. Turner; R. Beckett; S. Brown

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  • 40.   Recognizing and reporting child physical abuse: a survey of primary healthcare professionals

    This study aimed to explore the self-reported ability and behaviours of primary healthcare professionals in Northern Ireland to recognise child physical abuse

    J Adv Nurs, Vol: 56 Page: 227-36 November 2006
    A. Lazenbatt; R. Freeman

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  • 41.   Relationship between the intensity of physical activity, inactivity, cardiorespiratory fitness and body composition in 7-10-year-old Dublin children

    The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between the time spent in specific intensities of activity and inactivity, cardiorespiratory fitness and body composition in children

    Br J Sports Med, Vol: 41 Page: 311-6 May 2007
    J. Hussey; C. Bell; K. Bennett; J. O'Dwyer; J. Gormley

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  • 42.   Relationships between the development of biological risk factors for coronary heart disease and lifestyle parameters during adolescence: The Northern Ireland Young Hearts Project

    This study examined relationships between the longitudinal development of biological risk factors for coronary heart disease and the development of lifestyles considered to be atherogenic

    Public Health, Vol: 113 Page: 7-12 January 1999
    C. Boreham; J. Twisk; W. van Mechelen; M. Savage; J. Strain; G. Cran

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  • 43.   Rising prevalence of asthma but declining wheeze in teenagers (1995-2003): ISAAC protocol

    The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of asthma and wheeze in teenagers (1995-2003): ISAAC protocol

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: 614-5 2007 Nov-Dec
    P. J. Manning; P. Goodman; A. O'Sullivan; L. Clancy

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  • 44.   Risk factors for Helicobacter pylori infection in children: an examination of the role played by intrafamilial bed sharing

    The aim of this study was to examine if sharing a bed or bedroom with an infected family member is an important risk factor for primary childhood H. pylori infection.

    Pediatr Infect Dis J, Vol: 24 Page: 149-52 February 2005
    S. Farrell; G. M. Doherty; I. Milliken; M. D. Shield; W. A. McCallion

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  • 45.   Screening for autistic spectrum disorder at the 18-month developmental assessment: a population-based study

    The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of administering the CHecklist for Autism in Toddlers at the 18-month developmental check, estimate the prevalence of screening positive for autism at the first and second administrations of the CHAT

    Ir Med J, Vol: 100 Page: 565-7 September 2007
    A. VanDenHeuvel; M. Fitzgerald; B. Greiner; I. J. Perry

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  • 46.   Segregation--the perspectives of young patients and their parents

    The aim of this study was to examine patients and carers' views and to involve them in the process of introducing segregation in a paediatric cystic fibrosis centre

    J Cyst Fibros, Vol: 5 Page: 93-9 May 2006
    K. Russo; M. Donnelly; A. J. Reid

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  • 47.   Serum albumin in Down Syndrome with and without Alzheimer's Disease

    The aim of this study was to investigate if serum albumin concentrations in Down Syndrome were lower than those of a cohort of similarly moderately- to-severely-disabled institutionalised patients without Down Syndrome

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 174 Page: 4-8 2005 Apr-Jun
    C. S. Clarke; F. J. Bannon

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  • 48.   Sleep disorders in children with cerebral palsy

    The aim of this study was to examine sleep disorders in children with cerebral palsy

    Dev Med Child Neurol, Vol: 48 Page: 564-8 July 2006
    C. J. Newman; M. O'Regan; O. Hensey

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  • 49.   Social deprivation and childhood injuries in North and West Belfast

    The aim of this study was to report on injuries in children aged 0-12 years presenting to four emergency departments serving North and West Belfast. Injury rates were compared between the most deprived and least deprived areas

    Ulster Med J, Vol: 74 Page: 22-8 May 2005
    J. A. Silversides; A. Gibson; J. F. Glasgow; R. Mercer; G. W. Cran

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  • 50.   Socioeconomic differences in risk factors for obesity in adolescents in Northern Ireland

    The aim of this study was to test for socioeconomic differences in some biological and behavioural risk factors for obesity in a representative and contemporary sample of adolescents

    Int J Pediatr Obes, Vol: 1 Page: 114-9 2006
    M. Mutunga; A. M. Gallagher; C. Boreham; D. C. Watkins; L. J. Murray; G. Cran; J. J. Reilly

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  • 51.   Socio-economic position and coronary heart disease risk factors in youth. Findings from the Young Hearts Project in Northern Ireland

    This study examined socioeconomic differentials in behavioural and biological risk factors for coronary heart disease in young people from Northern Ireland, taking into account differences in biological maturation

    Eur J Public Health, Vol: 11 Page: 43-50 March 2001
    F. J. Van Lenthe; C. A. Boreham; J. W. Twisk; J. J. Strain; J. M. Savage; G. D. Smith

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