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Irish Child Health Database - Peer Reviewed Papers

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  • 1.   3'CBFbeta deletion associated with inv(16) in acute myeloid leukemia

    This study examined the incidence of 3'CBFbeta deletion in acute myeloid leukemia

    Cancer Genet Cytogenet, Vol: 162 Page: 122-6 October 2005
    J. Kelly; N. J. Foot; E. Conneally; H. Enright; M. Humphreys; K. Saunders; M. J. Neat

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  • 2.   47 years of phaeochromocytomas

    This study examined patients with phaeochromocytoma

    Ir Med J, Vol: 94 Page: 200-3 2001 Jul-Aug
    T. O'Halloran; G. McGreal; E. McDermott; N. O'Higgins

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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 temporal bone fracture classification systems

    The aim of the study was to examine traditional and otic capsule classification system of temporal bone fractures for clinical relevance

    Clinical Otolaryngology, Vol: 31 Page: 287-291 2006
    M. A. Rafferty; R. Mc Conn Walsh; M. A. Walsh

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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 cost-benefit evaluation of helicopter transfers to the Beaumont neurosurgical unit

    In this study a retrospective analysis of all consecutive helicopter transfers to the Beaumont neurosurgical unit was performed over a two year period from January 1994 to December 1996.

    Ir Med J, Vol: 93 Page: 50-1 2000 Mar-Apr
    R. Dardis; G. Roberts; J. Phillips

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  • 7.   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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  • 8.   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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  • 9.   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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  • 10.   A study of suicides in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, for the year period spanning 2000-2005

    The aim of this study was to examine the number of factors associated with the occurrence of suicide

    J Forensic Leg Med, Vol: 15 Page: 148-57 April 2008
    A. Burns; E. Goodall; T. Moore

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  • 11.   A survey of the causes of sudden death in sport in the Republic of Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the incidence, causes, associated factors, and pathological findings in people who died while exercising

    Br J Sports Med, Vol: 34 Page: 258-61 August 2000
    F. Quigley

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  • 12.   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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  • 13.   Absence of Epstein-Barr virus encoded RNA and latent membrane protein (LMP1) in salivary gland neoplasms

    The aim of this study was to examine the absence of Epstein-Barr virus encoded RNA and latent membrane protein (LMP1) in salivary gland neoplasms

    J Laryngol Otol, Vol: 113 Page: 906-8 October 1999
    A. M. Pollock; M. Toner; M. McMenamin; J. Walker; C. I. Timon

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  • 14.   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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  • 15.   Administration of analgesia for acute abdominal pain sufferers in the accident and emergency setting

    This study described the effect of early administration of analgesia for acute abdominal pain in the accident and emergency setting

    Eur J Emerg Med, Vol: 11 Page: 309-12 December 2004
    J. Shabbir; P. F. Ridgway; K. Lynch; C. E. Law; D. Evoy; J. B. O'Mahony; K. Mealy

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  • 16.   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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  • 17.   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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  • 18.   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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  • 19.   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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  • 20.   An evaluation of a non-contact biomotion sensor with actimetry

    This study investigates a very sensitive non-contact biomotion sensor to measure actimetry and compare its performance to wrist-actimetry

    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, Vol: 2007 Page: 2664-8 2007
    N. A. Fox; C. Heneghan; M. Gonzalez; R. B. Shouldice; P. de Chazal

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  • 21.   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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  • 22.   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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  • 23.   Ankle fractures: emergency department management...is there room for improvement?

    This study examined pitfalls in the acute management of ankle fractures which were referred to a regional orthopaedic unit

    Eur J Emerg Med, Vol: 12 Page: 216-9 October 2005
    C. Deasy; D. Murphy; G. C. McMahon; I. P. Kelly

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  • 24.   Antimicrobial prophylaxis in otorhinolaryngology/head and neck surgery

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the use, timing and appropriateness of antimicrobial prophylaxis perioperatively, in otorhinolaryngological/head and neck procedures.

    Clin Otolaryngol, Vol: 32 Page: 204-7 June 2007
    B. G. Fennessy; M. Harney; M. J. O'Sullivan; C. Timon

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  • 25.   Antimicrobial susceptibility of invasive isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Ireland

    The aim of this study was to measure antimicrobial susceptibility of invasive isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Ireland

    Clin Microbiol Infect, Vol: 10 Page: 657-9 July 2004
    P. Clarke; S. Murchan; E. G. Smyth; H. Humphreys

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  • 26.   Antimicrobial susceptibility of lower respiratory tract pathogens in Great Britain and Ireland 1999-2001 related to demographic and geographical factors: the BSAC Respiratory Resistance Surveillance Programme

    The aim of this study was to assess the antimicrobial susceptibility of community-acquired lower respiratory pathogens in Great Britain and Ireland, and investigate its relationship with demographic and geographical factors

    J Antimicrob Chemother, Vol: 52 Page: 931-43 December 2003
    R. Reynolds; J. Shackcloth; D. Felmingham; A. MacGowan

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  • 27.   Anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy for severe inflammatory arthritis: two years of experience in Northern Ireland

    This study reported use of etanercept and infliximab, novel biological agents, against tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha)

    Ulster Med J, Vol: 71 Page: 101-5 November 2002
    A. P. Cairns; A. J. Taggart

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  • 28.   Assessing the burden of injury in six European countries

    This aim of this study was to assess injury-related mortality, disability and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in six European countries

    Bull World Health Organ, Vol: 85 Page: 27-34 January 2007
    S. Polinder; W. J. Meerding; S. Mulder; E. Petridou; E. van Beeck

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  • 29.   Association of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist gene with ulcerative colitis in Northern European Caucasians

    The aim of this study was to examine the association between the allele 2 of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist gene

    Gut, Vol: 48 Page: 461-7 April 2001
    M. J. Carter; F. S. di Giovine; S. Jones; J. Mee; N. J. Camp; A. J. Lobo; G. W. Duff

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  • 30.   Audit of Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance Service

    The aim of this audit was to determine if a centralised retrieval system for interhospital transport of critically ill patients in Ireland by Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance Service is safe and efficient.

    Ir Med J, Vol: 99 Page: 76-8 March 2006
    D. Rohan; R. Dwyer; J. Costello; D. Phelan

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  • 31.   Autosomal dominant peripheral cystic retinal patches and non-cystic retinal tufts associated with peripapillary crescents, retinal breaks and uveitis

    The aim of this study was to characterise an Irish kindred with apparent autosomal dominant peripheral retinal lesions and peripapillary crescents associated with retinal breaks and uveitis to examine the association with altered homocysteine metabolism

    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, Vol: 239 Page: 102-8 February 2001
    M. Cahill; P. Gallagher; A. Whitehead; R. Acheson

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  • 32.   Belfast Cochlear Implant Centre; the surgical results of the first 100 implants

    This study examined the surgical results of the first one hundred cochlear implant operations at the Belfast Cochlear Implant Centre

    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord), Vol: 121 Page: 9-11 2000
    S. M. Hampton; J. G. Toner

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  • 33.   Bertolotti's syndrome. A cause of back pain in young people

    This study analysed the elective MR scans of the lumbosacral spine with findings that Bertolotti's syndrome is a major cause of back pain in young people

    J Bone Joint Surg Br, Vol: 88 Page: 1183-6 September 2006
    J. F. Quinlan; D. Duke; S. Eustace

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  • 34.   Bilateral thoracoscopic sympathectomy: results and long-term follow-up

    This study evaluated the efficacy of bilateral thoracoscopic sympathectomy in alleviating symptoms and improving quality of life in patients with hyperhidrosis or facial blushing

    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg, Vol: 7 Page: 67-70 February 2008
    R. Jeganathan; S. Jordan; M. Jones; S. Grant; O. Diamond; K. McManus; A. Graham; J. McGuigan

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  • 35.   Bone anchored hearing aids: Reality, failure and current status

    The aim of this study was to examine the reality, failure and current status of bone anchored hearing aids

    Irish Medical Journal, Vol: 97 Page: 312-314 2004
    A. L. Kadhim; M. P. Colreavy; C. O'Donovan; A. Blayney

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  • 36.   Botulinum toxin for treatment of glandular hypersecretory disorders

    This case report discusses a selection of cases managed with botulinum toxin and review the current data on use of the toxin to treat salivary gland disorders - Frey's syndrome, excessive salivation, hyperhidrosis, lacrimation and chronic rhinitis.

    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg, Vol: 61 Page: 1024-8 September 2008
    T. A. Laing; M. E. Laing; S. T. O'Sullivan

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  • 37.   Breast is best for GPs--or is it? Breastfeeding attitudes and practice of general practitioners in the Mid-West of Ireland

    This study aimed to explore General Practitioners in the Mid-West to ascertain their attitudes and practice in relation to breastfeeding

    Ir Med J, Vol: 97 Page: 268-70 October 2004
    B. Finneran; K. Murphy

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  • 38.   Calcium and vitamin D

    This article discusses the role of Calcium and Vitamin D in normal growth and development as well as maintenance of the skeleton

    Novartis Found Symp, Vol: 282 Page: 123-38; discussion 138-42, 212-8 2007
    K. D. Cashman

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  • 39.   Calculations of dietary exposure to acrylamide

    The aim of this study was to examine usual and acute exposure to acrylamidein the Dutch population and young children

    Mutat Res, Vol: 580 Page: 143-55 February 2005
    P. E. Boon; A. de Mul; H. van der Voet; G. van Donkersgoed; M. Brette; J. D. van Klaveren

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  • 40.   Candidaemia in an Irish tertiary referral hospital: epidemiology and prognostic factors

    The aim of this study was to examine the candideamia in an Irish tertiary referral hospital, epidemiology and prognostic factors

    Mycoses, Vol: 48 Page: 251-9 July 2005
    T. W. Boo; B. O'Reilly; J. O'Leary; B. Cryan

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  • 41.   Carbon monoxide poisoning in the Republic of Ireland

    The aim of this study was to examine the epidemiology of carbon monoxide poisoning in Ireland, using Hospital Inpatient Enquiry (HIPE) data, Mortality data and data from the National Poisons Information Centre

    Ir Med J, Vol: 96 Page: 83-6 March 2003
    D. Crowley; E. Scallan; J. Herbert; A. Staines; B. Herity; J. Tracey

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  • 42.   Cause-specific mortality and the extended effects of particulate pollution and temperature exposure

    The aim of this study was to examine the association of particulate pollution (black smoke) and temperature with age-standardized daily mortality rates over 17 years in Dublin,

    Environ Health Perspect, Vol: 112 Page: 179-85 February 2004
    P. G. Goodman; D. W. Dockery; L. Clancy

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  • 43.   Child physical abuse: health professionals' perceptions, diagnosis and responses

    This study aimed to explore primary health professionals' perceptions of, and ability, to recognize child physical abuse in their practice.

    Br J Community Nurs, Vol: 9 Page: 332-8 August 2004
    M. Russell; A. Lazenbatt; R. Freeman; W. Marcenes

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  • 44.   Chronic kidney disease post-liver transplantation

    This study determined the incidence of, and risk factors for, all stages of chronic kidney disease, as defined in the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative Guideline

    Nephrol Dial Transplant, Vol: 21 Page: 2630-6 September 2006
    A. O'Riordan; V. Wong; P. A. McCormick; J. E. Hegarty; A. J. Watson

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  • 45.   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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  • 46.   Clinical features of newly presenting cases of chronic otitis media

    This study examined clinical features of newly presenting cases of chronic otitis media

    J Laryngol Otol, Vol: 115 Page: 962-6 December 2001
    P. Sheahan; M. Donnelly; R. Kane

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  • 47.   Clinical neurophysiology referral patterns to a tertiary hospital--a prospective audit

    The aim of this study was to audit the number, source, symptoms and diagnosis of neurophysiology referrals in the southern health board region

    Ir J Med Sci, Vol: 173 Page: 211-4 2004 Oct-Dec
    R. Renganathan; S. O'Brien; B. Sweeney; R. Galvin; B. McNamara

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  • 48.   Coeliac disease and autoimmune Addison's disease: a clinical pitfall

    This aim of this study was to measure the extent of the association between Addisons disease and ceoliac disease

    Qjm, Vol: 95 Page: 79-82 February 2002
    C. O'Leary; C. H. Walsh; P. Wieneke; P. O'Regan; B. Buckley; D. J. O'Halloran; J. B. Ferriss; E. M. Quigley; P. Annis; F. Shanahan; C. C. Cronin

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  • 49.   Consultation charges in Ireland deter a large proportion of patients from seeing the GP: Results of a cross-sectional survey

    The aim of this study was to examine the impact of consultation charges in deterring patients from seeing the GP

    European Journal of General Practice, Vol: 13 Page: 231-236 2007
    D. O'Reilly; T. O'Dowd; K. J. Galway; A. W. Murphy; C. O'Neill; E. Shryane; K. Steele; G. Bury; A. Gilliland; A. Kelly

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  • 50.   Cost effectiveness of hepatitis B vaccination strategies in Ireland: an economic evaluation

    The aim of this study was to undertake an economic evaluation of a universal infant hepatitis B vaccination programme, a six-component vaccine, compared with the current strategy of vaccinating high-risk infants with a monovalent hepatitis B vaccine

    Eur J Public Health, Vol: 18 Page: 275-82 June 2008
    L. Tilson; L. Thornton; D. O'Flanagan; H. Johnson; M. Barry

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  • 51.   Cost estimation of injury-related hospital admissions in 10 European countries

    The aim of this study was to undertake a cost estimation of injury-related hospital admissions in 10 European countries

    J Trauma, Vol: 59 Page: 1283-90; discussion 1290-1 December 2005
    S. Polinder; W. J. Meerding; M. E. van Baar; H. Toet; S. Mulder; E. F. van Beeck

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