Anne Bernadette Chang

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Relation between measurements of cough severity
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital Foundation, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 88:57-60. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Agreement in surfactant measurements of sputum induced with hypertonic and normal saline
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane and University of Queensland, Australia
    Respirology 8:41-4. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Exacerbations in cystic fibrosis: 4--Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Thorax 63:269-76. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Cough
    Anne B Chang
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:19-31, ix. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Pediatric cough: children are not miniature adults
    Anne B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, 4029, Australia
    Lung 188:S33-40. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A cough algorithm for chronic cough in children: a multicenter, randomized controlled study
    Anne Bernadette Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e1576-83. 2013
  7. pmc Bronchiectasis exacerbation study on azithromycin and amoxycillin-clavulanate for respiratory exacerbations in children (BEST-2): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Trials 14:53. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study on chronic cough in children : burden and etiologies based on a standardized management pathway
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Chest 142:943-50. 2012
  9. pmc Antibiotics for bronchiectasis exacerbations in children: rationale and study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Trials 13:156. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Pulmonary innate immunity in children with protracted bacterial bronchitis
    Anne B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, and Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Pediatr 161:621-5.e1. 2012

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. pmc Relation between measurements of cough severity
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital Foundation, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 88:57-60. 2003
    ..While the relation between determinants of asthma severity is known, that for cough is unknown. We hypothesised that cough sensitivity changes relate to changes in cough scores and objectively measured cough frequency...
  2. ncbi request reprint Agreement in surfactant measurements of sputum induced with hypertonic and normal saline
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane and University of Queensland, Australia
    Respirology 8:41-4. 2003
    ..However, the influence of hypertonic saline on DPPC content of sputum is unknown. In this study the level of DPPC in induced sputum obtained using hypertonic saline is examined and compared with that obtained using normal saline...
  3. doi request reprint Exacerbations in cystic fibrosis: 4--Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Thorax 63:269-76. 2008
    ..Some of the management issues are common to non-CF and CF bronchiectasis, but it would be unwise to extrapolate from CF studies to non-CF bronchiectasis. In some situations this may be harmful...
  4. doi request reprint Cough
    Anne B Chang
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:19-31, ix. 2009
    ..In all children with cough, exacerbation factors should be sought and intervention options for cessation advised or initiated. Parental expectations and specific concerns should also be sought and addressed...
  5. doi request reprint Pediatric cough: children are not miniature adults
    Anne B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, 4029, Australia
    Lung 188:S33-40. 2010
    ..Indeed, there is some evidence that an empirical approach is potentially harmful; this is related to the use of medications and the delay in obtaining a correct diagnosis such as missed foreign body aspiration...
  6. doi request reprint A cough algorithm for chronic cough in children: a multicenter, randomized controlled study
    Anne Bernadette Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e1576-83. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Bronchiectasis exacerbation study on azithromycin and amoxycillin-clavulanate for respiratory exacerbations in children (BEST-2): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Trials 14:53. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study on chronic cough in children : burden and etiologies based on a standardized management pathway
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Chest 142:943-50. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the etiology, but not the burden, of chronic cough in children is dependent on the clinical setting and age...
  9. pmc Antibiotics for bronchiectasis exacerbations in children: rationale and study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Trials 13:156. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Pulmonary innate immunity in children with protracted bacterial bronchitis
    Anne B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, and Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Pediatr 161:621-5.e1. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Emerging drugs for bronchiectasis
    Anne B Chang
    Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Queensland
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 17:361-78. 2012
    ..Although many therapies have been tested that address each of these three components, as well as the diseases that both cause and result from bronchiectasis, there have been few randomized, placebo-controlled trials...
  12. ncbi request reprint Management of bronchiectasis and chronic suppurative lung disease in indigenous children and adults from rural and remote Australian communities
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 189:386-93. 2008
    ..Physiotherapy and exercise should be encouraged, nutrition optimised, environmental pollutants (including tobacco smoke) avoided, and immunisations maintained...
  13. ncbi request reprint A 5- versus 3-day course of oral corticosteroids for children with asthma exacerbations who are not hospitalised: a randomised controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:306-10. 2008
    ..To determine whether a 5-day course of oral prednisolone is superior to a 3-day course in reducing the 2-week morbidity of children with asthma exacerbations who are not hospitalised...
  14. doi request reprint Chronic wet cough: Protracted bronchitis, chronic suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis
    A B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:519-31. 2008
    ..The principles of managing PBB, CSLD and bronchiectasis are the same. Further work is required to improve recognition, diagnosis and management of these causes of chronic wet cough in children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Calcitonin gene-related peptide relates to cough sensitivity in children with chronic cough
    A B Chang
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Eur Respir J 30:66-72. 2007
    ..Calcitonin gene-related peptide in bronchoalveolar lavage relates to cough sensitivity and is likely to be important in the pathophysiology of chronic cough...
  16. doi request reprint The impact of viral respiratory infection on the severity and recovery from an asthma exacerbation
    Anne B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:290-4. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Lower respiratory tract infections
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University Darwin, Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, NT 0811, Australia
    Pediatr Clin North Am 56:1303-21. 2009
    ..The prevention of repeat infections and the early detection and management of chronic lung disease is critical to the long-term respiratory and overall health of these children...
  18. doi request reprint Cough in the pediatric population
    Anne B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:181-98, xii. 2010
    ..This article highlights and focuses the discussion on the cough issues relevant to otolaryngologists...
  19. doi request reprint An objective study of acid reflux and cough in children using an ambulatory pHmetry-cough logger
    A B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Rd, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 96:468-72. 2011
    ..25 Hz) that limit objective quantification of reflux and cough. The authors aimed to evaluate if there is a temporal association between cough and acid pH in ambulatory children with chronic cough...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chronic suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis in children and adults in Australia and New Zealand
    Anne B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital and Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 193:356-65. 2010
    ..Individualised long-term use of oral or nebulised antibiotics, corticosteroids, bronchodilators and mucoactive agents may provide a benefit, but are not recommended routinely...
  21. pmc Can a management pathway for chronic cough in children improve clinical outcomes: protocol for a multicentre evaluation
    A B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Trials 11:103. 2010
    ..Our study tests the hypothesis that the management of chronic cough in children with an evidence-based management pathway is feasible and reliable, and improves clinical outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint Do sex and atopy influence cough outcome measurements in children?
    Anne B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD, 4029, Australia
    Chest 140:324-30. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that in contrast to adult data, sex does not influence cough outcome measures, and atopy is not a determinant of these cough measurements...
  23. pmc Randomized placebo-controlled trial on azithromycin to reduce the morbidity of bronchiolitis in Indigenous Australian infants: rationale and protocol
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Trials 12:94. 2011
    ..Our study tests the hypothesis that the anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties of azithromycin, improve the clinical outcomes of Indigenous Australian infants hospitalised with bronchiolitis...
  24. doi request reprint Therapy for cough: where does it fall short?
    Anne B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Expert Rev Respir Med 5:503-13. 2011
    ..To achieve new cough therapeutics requires an improved understanding of cough in humans (i.e., not just in animals). Development of new medications without substantial adverse events is long awaited for cough...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cough throughout life: children, adults and the senile
    Anne B Chang
    Department Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 20:371-82. 2007
    ..Age-related variation in cough sensitivity seems to be well established, but its quantitation and mechanisms require much further research...
  26. ncbi request reprint A bronchoscopic scoring system for airway secretions--airway cellularity and microbiological validation
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:887-92. 2006
    ..The system related well to airway cellularity and neutrophilia, as well as to an airway infective state. However, the system is only complementary to cell counts and cultures and cannot replace these laboratory quantification techniques...
  27. pmc Airway cellularity, lipid laden macrophages and microbiology of gastric juice and airways in children with reflux oesophagitis
    A B Chang
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Respir Res 6:72. 2005
    ..The aims of the study were to compare (1) BAL cellularity and lipid laden macrophage index (LLMI) and, (2) microbiology of BAL and gastric juices of children with GORD (G+) to those without (G-)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for evaluating chronic cough in pediatrics: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Rd, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Chest 129:260S-283S. 2006
    ..To review relevant literature and present evidence-based guidelines to assist general and specialist medical practitioners in the evaluation and management of children who present with chronic cough...
  29. ncbi request reprint Zinc and vitamin A supplementation in Indigenous Australian children hospitalised with lower respiratory tract infection: a randomised controlled trial
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:107-12. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of supplementation with zinc and vitamin A in Indigenous children hospitalised with acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI)...
  30. pmc Cough quality in children: a comparison of subjective vs. bronchoscopic findings
    Anne Bernadette Chang
    Dept of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    Respir Res 6:3. 2005
    ..The study aims were to compare (1) cough quality (wet/dry and brassy/non-brassy) to bronchoscopic findings of secretions and tracheomalacia respectively and, (2) parent's vs clinician's evaluation of the cough quality (wet/dry)...
  31. pmc Cough and reflux esophagitis in children: their co-existence and airway cellularity
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 6:4. 2006
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Diagnosing and preventing chronic suppurative lung disease (CSLD) and bronchiectasis
    A B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre and Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Paediatr Respir Rev 12:97-103. 2011
    ..Treatment is aimed at achieving a cure in those at the milder end of the spectrum to limiting further deterioration in those with severe 'irreversible' radiological bronchiectasis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cough in children: definitions and clinical evaluation
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland
    Med J Aust 184:398-403. 2006
    ..Because of the favourable natural history of cough, a "positive" response in medication trials should not be assumed to be due to the medication. Children should be reassessed within the expected timeframe of response to therapy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic intratracheal carbon dioxide measurements during pediatric flexible bronchoscopy
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:650-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to describe and validate endoscopic intratracheal CO2 measurements in children undergoing FB under spontaneously breathing GA...
  35. ncbi request reprint 'Free' surfactant in gastric aspirates and bronchoalveolar lavage in children with and without reflux oesophagitis
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 36:226-30. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The physiology of cough
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:2-8. 2006
    ..Plasticity of the peripheral and central afferent pathways in cough has recently been shown to be important in pathological states associated with increased cough. To date, little is known of the developmental aspects of cough...
  37. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of gastro-oesophageal reflux interventions for chronic cough associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    BMJ 332:11-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) on chronic cough in children and adults without an underlying respiratory disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Respiratory morbidity in central Australian Aboriginal children with alveolar lobar abnormalities
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:490-4. 2003
    ..Participants were to have a predischarge radiograph and be followed up for 12 months...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of inspiratory flow on methacholine challenge in children
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    J Asthma 41:349-54. 2004
    ..Laboratories and research measuring change in airway hyperrepsonsiveness to MHC should determine and report reproducibility indices of the challenge so airway hyperresponsiveness changes can be interpreted meaningfully...
  40. ncbi request reprint Zinc and vitamin A supplementation in Australian Indigenous children with acute diarrhoea: a randomised controlled trial
    Patricia C Valery
    Population Studies and Human Genetics, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:530-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the role of zinc and vitamin A supplementation in the recovery of Indigenous children hospitalised for acute diarrhoea...
  41. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and outcome of young children with chronic cough
    Julie M Marchant
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston 4029, QLD, Australia
    Chest 129:1132-41. 2006
    ..To evaluate the use of an adult-based algorithmic approach to chronic cough in a cohort of children with a history of > 3 weeks of cough and to describe the etiology of chronic cough in this cohort...
  42. doi request reprint Asthma and protracted bronchitis: who fares better during an acute respiratory infection?
    Helen L Petsky
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:42-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if children with asthma have more severe ARI episodes compared with children with protracted bronchitis and controls...
  43. doi request reprint Increased risk of hospitalization for acute lower respiratory tract infection among Australian indigenous infants 5-23 months of age following pneumococcal vaccination: a cohort study
    Kerry Ann F O'Grady
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Tiwi, London, England
    Clin Infect Dis 50:970-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated this program's effectiveness in reducing the risk of hospitalization for acute lower respiratory tract infection (ALRI) in Northern Territory (NT) Indigenous children aged 5-23 months...
  44. doi request reprint Exacerbations in noncystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: Clinical features and investigations
    Nitin Kapur
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Australia
    Respir Med 103:1681-7. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the clinical and investigational features of exacerbations in bronchiectasis, the proportion that fail to resolve on oral antibiotics and the factors associated with it...
  45. doi request reprint Prospective assessment of protracted bacterial bronchitis: airway inflammation and innate immune activation
    Julie M Marchant
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:1092-9. 2008
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  46. ncbi request reprint Hospital-based case-control study of bronchiectasis in indigenous children in Central Australia
    Patricia C Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Population Studies and Human Genetics, Brisbane, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:902-8. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between hospital admission for episode(s) of pneumonia and the risk of radiologically proven bronchiectasis...
  47. doi request reprint What is the burden of chronic cough for families?
    Julie M Marchant
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Chest 134:303-9. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Radiation doses to children during modified barium swallow studies
    Kelly A Weir
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Level 3 RCH Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland, 4029, Australia
    Pediatr Radiol 37:283-90. 2007
    ..There are minimal data on radiation doses to infants and children undergoing a modified barium swallow (MBS) study...
  49. ncbi request reprint Respiratory syncytial virus infection and immunoprophylaxis for selected high-risk children in Central Australia
    Srinivas Bolisetty
    Department of Paediatrics, Alice Springs Hospital, Alice Springs, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 13:265-70. 2005
    ..There are limited data on the epidemiology and viral aetiology of bronchiolitis in Central Australia and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) immunoprophylaxis in an Australian population...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisation of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory for lower respiratory illness in the first year of life
    Kerry Ann F O'Grady
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:586-90. 2010
    ..To describe the epidemiology of acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) and bronchiectasis in Northern Territory Indigenous infants hospitalised in the first year of life...
  51. doi request reprint Stable prevalence of asthma symptoms in school-aged children in the Torres Strait region
    Patricia C Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, The Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Respirology 13:447-51. 2008
    ..To (i) determine if the prevalence of asthma has altered in two previously studied communities and (ii) obtain baseline measures in two further communities in the Torres Strait region, Australia...
  52. doi request reprint Risks of severity and readmission of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children hospitalised for bronchiolitis
    Emily J Bailey
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:593-7. 2009
    ..To describe the characteristics of children admitted to Royal Darwin Hospital with bronchiolitis, and to compare the severity of illness and incidence of subsequent readmission in Indigenous and non-Indigenous children...
  53. ncbi request reprint Is a longer time interval between recombinant human deoxyribonuclease (dornase alfa) and chest physiotherapy better? A multi-center, randomized crossover trial
    Christine J Wilson
    Physiotherapy Department, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1110-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate if a longer time interval between dornase alfa nebulization and chest physiotherapy improves clinical outcomes of subjects with CF...
  54. ncbi request reprint Oropharyngeal aspiration and pneumonia in children
    Kelly Weir
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1024-31. 2007
    ..We conclude that the impact of OPA on development of pneumonia is considerably reduced once other factors in children with multisystem involvement are taken into account...
  55. doi request reprint Respiratory bacterial pathogens in the nasopharynx and lower airways of Australian indigenous children with bronchiectasis
    Kim M Hare
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Pediatr 157:1001-5. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that bacterial density, strain diversity, and concordance of pathogens between upper and lower airways are higher in children with bronchiectasis than in those with non-bronchiectatic conditions...
  56. doi request reprint Newly identified respiratory viruses in children with asthma exacerbation not requiring admission to hospital
    Katherine E Arden
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital and Clinical Medical Virology Centre, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Med Virol 82:1458-61. 2010
    ..Larger, PCR-based studies are required to elucidate further the true impact of HRV species in childhood asthma exacerbations of both hospitalized and non-hospitalized cohorts...
  57. doi request reprint Longitudinal growth and lung function in pediatric non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: what influences lung function stability?
    Nitin Kapur
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre and Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Chest 138:158-64. 2010
    ..We longitudinally reviewed lung function and growth in children with non-CF BE and explored biologically plausible factors associated with changes in these parameters over time...
  58. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal quantification of growth and changes in primary tracheobronchomalacia sites in children
    Ian B Masters
    School of Medicine, Discipline of Paediatric and Child Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:906-13. 2007
    ..Longitudinal follow-up of children with tracheobronchomalacia is essential to improving our understanding of these disorders, yet currently, there is no such data...
  59. ncbi request reprint Quantified tracheobronchomalacia disorders and their clinical profiles in children
    Ian B Masters
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Chest 133:461-7. 2008
    ..The objectives of the study were to prospectively examine the relationship between malacia lesions and their respiratory illness profiles...
  60. ncbi request reprint The relationship between inflammation and dipalmitoyl phosphatidycholine in induced sputum of children with asthma
    Anne B Chang
    Flinders University Northern Territory Clinical School, Alice Springs Hospital, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Asthma 40:63-70. 2003
    ..In this study we hypothesized that the degree of inflammation influences the level of dipalmitoyl phosphatidycholine (DPPC) in airways of children with asthma...
  61. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of hospitalisation for indigenous children with malnutrition living in central Australia
    Beth J Russell
    Child and Youth Program, Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Council, Darwin, Northern Territory
    Aust J Rural Health 12:187-91. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of hospital admissions for indigenous children with malnutrition in a rural/remote Australian centre...
  62. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cough, cough receptor sensitivity and asthma in children
    Anne B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, QLD 4029, Brisbane, Australia
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 15:287-91. 2002
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Rates of radiologically confirmed pneumonia as defined by the World Health Organization in Northern Territory Indigenous children
    Kerry Ann F O'Grady
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:592-5. 2010
    ..To determine the burden of hospitalised, radiologically confirmed pneumonia (World Health Organization protocol) in Northern Territory Indigenous children...
  64. ncbi request reprint An education intervention for childhood asthma by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers: a randomised controlled trial
    Patricia C Valery
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:574-9. 2010
    ..To assess the outcomes of an education intervention for childhood asthma conducted by Australian Indigenous health care workers (IHCWs)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Inhaled non-steroid anti-inflammatories for children and adults with bronchiectasis
    Susan J Pizzutto
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, 0811
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD007525. 2010
    ....
  66. pmc Airway sizes and proportions in children quantified by a video-bronchoscopic technique
    Ian B Masters
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 6:5. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to measure large airway areas, and define proportions and factors that influence airway size in children...
  67. ncbi request reprint Singing for children and adults with bronchiectasis
    Jung Yoon Irons
    Queensland s Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD007729. 2010
    ..Given the simplicity of the potentially beneficial intervention, future randomised controlled trials are required to evaluate singing therapy for people with bronchiectasis...