Melissa A Wake

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Randomized trial of a population-based, home-delivered intervention for preschool language delay
    Melissa Wake
    MBChB, FRACP, GDip, Epi Biostats, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 132:e895-904. 2013
  2. pmc Preventing mental health problems in children: the Families in Mind population-based cluster randomised controlled trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:420. 2012
  3. pmc Probiotics to improve outcomes of colic in the community: protocol for the Baby Biotics randomised controlled trial
    Valerie Sung
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:135. 2012
  4. pmc Shared care obesity management in 3-10 year old children: 12 month outcomes of HopSCOTCH randomised trial
    Melissa Wake
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    BMJ 346:f3092. 2013
  5. doi Morbidity patterns among the underweight, overweight and obese between 2 and 18 years: population-based cross-sectional analyses
    M Wake
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:86-93. 2013
  6. doi Physical activity and 3-year BMI change in overweight and obese children
    Andrew Trinh
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052 Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e470-7. 2013
  7. doi How training affects Australian paediatricians' management of obesity
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 98:3-8. 2013
  8. pmc Improving outcomes of preschool language delay in the community: protocol for the Language for Learning randomised controlled trial
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:96. 2012
  9. pmc A shared-care model of obesity treatment for 3-10 year old children: protocol for the HopSCOTCH randomised controlled trial
    Melissa Wake
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:39. 2012
  10. doi Dark chocolate for children's blood pressure: randomised trial
    Eunice K Chan
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 97:637-40. 2012

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Publications60

  1. doi Randomized trial of a population-based, home-delivered intervention for preschool language delay
    Melissa Wake
    MBChB, FRACP, GDip, Epi Biostats, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 132:e895-904. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine whether systematic ascertainment of language delay at age 4 years, followed by a 10-month, 1-on-1 intervention, improves language and related outcomes at age 5 years...
  2. pmc Preventing mental health problems in children: the Families in Mind population-based cluster randomised controlled trial
    Harriet Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:420. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Probiotics to improve outcomes of colic in the community: protocol for the Baby Biotics randomised controlled trial
    Valerie Sung
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:135. 2012
    ..The Baby Biotics trial aims to determine whether the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 is effective in reducing crying in infants less than three months old (<13.0 weeks) with infant colic when compared to placebo...
  4. pmc Shared care obesity management in 3-10 year old children: 12 month outcomes of HopSCOTCH randomised trial
    Melissa Wake
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    BMJ 346:f3092. 2013
    ....
  5. doi Morbidity patterns among the underweight, overweight and obese between 2 and 18 years: population-based cross-sectional analyses
    M Wake
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:86-93. 2013
    ..No study has documented how symptomatic morbidity varies across the body mass index (BMI) spectrum (underweight, normal weight, overweight and obese) or across the entire child and adolescent age range...
  6. doi Physical activity and 3-year BMI change in overweight and obese children
    Andrew Trinh
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052 Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e470-7. 2013
    ..Targeting physical activity (PA) is a mainstay in obesity treatment, but its BMI benefits are poorly quantified. We studied long-term predictive PA-BMI relationships in overweight/obese children presenting to primary care...
  7. doi How training affects Australian paediatricians' management of obesity
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 98:3-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine Australian paediatricians' self-reported competence and training in managing obesity and, in a linked patient-level audit, whether these predict rates of measurement and obesity diagnosis...
  8. pmc Improving outcomes of preschool language delay in the community: protocol for the Language for Learning randomised controlled trial
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:96. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc A shared-care model of obesity treatment for 3-10 year old children: protocol for the HopSCOTCH randomised controlled trial
    Melissa Wake
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:39. 2012
    ..HopSCOTCH (the Shared Care Obesity Trial in Children) will determine whether a shared-care model, in which paediatric obesity specialists co-manage obesity with general practitioners, can improve adiposity in obese children...
  10. doi Dark chocolate for children's blood pressure: randomised trial
    Eunice K Chan
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 97:637-40. 2012
    ..Higher adult blood pressure, even without hypertension, predicts cardiovascular outcomes, and is predicted by childhood blood pressure. Regular dark chocolate intake lowers blood pressure in adults, but effects in children are unknown...
  11. pmc The Cool Little Kids randomised controlled trial: population-level early prevention for anxiety disorders
    Jordana K Bayer
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:11. 2011
    ....
  12. pmc Can improving working memory prevent academic difficulties? A school based randomised controlled trial
    Gehan Roberts
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 11:57. 2011
    ..Our trial will determine whether the intervention is efficacious as a selective prevention strategy for young children at risk of academic difficulties and is cost-effective...
  13. ncbi Preschooler obesity and parenting styles of mothers and fathers: Australian national population study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 120:e1520-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine relationships between BMI status at ages 4 to 5 years and mothers' and fathers' parenting dimensions and parenting styles...
  14. ncbi Parent-reported health-related quality of life in children with congenital hearing loss: a population study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ambul Pediatr 4:411-7. 2004
    ..To report 1) health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in 7- to 8-year-old children with congenital hearing loss and 2) effects of severity and age of diagnosis on parent-reported child HRQoL...
  15. pmc Hearing impairment: a population study of age at diagnosis, severity, and language outcomes at 7-8 years
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 90:238-44. 2005
    ..However, population studies of older children are required to substantiate longer term benefits of early detection...
  16. ncbi Does parents' evaluation of developmental status at school entry predict language, achievement, and quality of life 2 years later?
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Ambul Pediatr 5:143-9. 2005
    ..We studied the accuracy of the Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) at school entry in predicting academic, language, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcomes 2 years later...
  17. ncbi Prevalence, stability, and outcomes of cry-fuss and sleep problems in the first 2 years of life: prospective community-based study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 117:836-42. 2006
    ..To report the prevalence and stability of cry-fuss problems during the first 4 months of life and sleep problems from 2 to 24 months and relationships between the persistence of cry-fuss and sleep problems and outcomes at 24 months...
  18. doi Issues in obesity monitoring, screening and subsequent treatment
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:811-6. 2009
    ..This article explores recent evidence for and against monitoring and screening of children's BMI...
  19. pmc Outcomes and costs of primary care surveillance and intervention for overweight or obese children: the LEAP 2 randomised controlled trial
    Melissa Wake
    Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMJ 339:b3308. 2009
    ..To determine whether ascertainment of childhood obesity by surveillance followed by structured secondary prevention in primary care improved outcomes in overweight or mildly obese children...
  20. ncbi Slight/mild sensorineural hearing loss in children
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 118:1842-51. 2006
    ..The goal was to determine the prevalence and effects of slight/mild bilateral sensorineural hearing loss among children in elementary school...
  21. ncbi Overweight, obesity and girth of Australian preschoolers: prevalence and socio-economic correlates
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1044-51. 2007
    ..1) To determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Australian 4-5-year-old children. (2) To investigate associations between socio-economic characteristics and (a) overweight/obesity and (b) waist circumference...
  22. doi Comorbidities of overweight/obesity in Australian preschoolers: a cross-sectional population study
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 93:502-7. 2008
    ..To determine relationships between body mass index (BMI) status and indicators of health and morbidity in a nationally-representative population sample of preschool children...
  23. doi Comorbidities of overweight/obesity experienced in adolescence: longitudinal study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 95:162-8. 2010
    ..Morbidities experienced by overweight/obese adolescents and associations between morbidities and timing of overweight/obesity were examined...
  24. ncbi Secondary prevention of overweight in primary school children: what place for general practice?
    Melissa A Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052
    Med J Aust 181:82-4. 2004
    ..Randomised controlled trials of a primary care approach, although challenging, are essential to determine whether it does more good than harm...
  25. doi Does an intervention that improves infant sleep also improve overweight at age 6? Follow-up of a randomised trial
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 96:526-32. 2011
    ..Amenable to intervention, sleep thus provides a potential path for prevention. The authors aimed to determine the impact of a behavioural intervention that successfully reduced parent-reported infant sleep problems on adiposity at age 6...
  26. pmc Outcomes of population based language promotion for slow to talk toddlers at ages 2 and 3 years: Let's Learn Language cluster randomised controlled trial
    Melissa Wake
    Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    BMJ 343:d4741. 2011
    ..To determine the benefits of a low intensity parent-toddler language promotion programme delivered to toddlers identified as slow to talk on screening in universal services...
  27. ncbi Television, computer use and body mass index in Australian primary school children
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:130-4. 2003
    ..To investigate relationships between children's body mass index (BMI) and parent reports of children's television and video game/computer habits, controlling for other potential risk factors for paediatric obesity...
  28. doi At what BMI are parents of pre-schoolers concerned? National cross-sectional study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:499-501. 2011
    ..This may partly explain why current childhood obesity policies are ineffective, as they typically require individual concern leading to family behavioural change...
  29. doi Economic evaluation of a primary care trial to reduce weight gain in overweight/obese children: the LEAP trial
    Melissa Wake
    Department of Pediatrics, Centre for Community Child Health, The University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ambul Pediatr 8:336-41. 2008
    ..As the literature suggests, this approach may be ineffective; it is important to document the opportunity costs incurred by brief primary care obesity interventions that ultimately may not alter body mass index (BMI) trajectory...
  30. ncbi Outcomes of children with mild-profound congenital hearing loss at 7 to 8 years: a population study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
    Ear Hear 25:1-8. 2004
    ..Measured outcomes should cover a broad range of parameters, including health-related quality of life...
  31. ncbi Health-related quality of life and metabolic control in children with type 1 diabetes: a prospective cohort study
    Kylie D Hesketh
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Diabetes Care 27:415-20. 2004
    ..To assess change in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in children with diabetes over 2 years and determine its relationship to change in metabolic control...
  32. ncbi Parent-reported health status of overweight and obese Australian primary school children: a cross-sectional population survey
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:717-24. 2002
    ..We examined parent-reported child health and well-being and parent concern about child weight by body mass index (BMI) category in a population sample of primary school children...
  33. ncbi Influence of parental gender and self-reported health and illness on parent-reported child health
    E Waters
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 106:1422-8. 2000
    ..Although there is clear evidence of the influence of parental factors on child health outcomes, the influence of parental perceptions of their health and illness on the reporting of child health remains primarily unknown...
  34. ncbi Health-related quality of life of children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: comparisons and correlations between parent and clinician reports
    Elizabeth B Waters
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Int J Cancer 103:514-8. 2003
    ..Routinely collected indicators of clinical progress conceal the psychosocial burden of ALL. Data on health, well-being and quality of life can easily be incorporated into clinical care...
  35. ncbi Early detection of emotional and behavioural problems in children with diabetes: the validity of the Child Health Questionnaire as a screening instrument
    F J Cameron
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabet Med 20:646-50. 2003
    ....
  36. doi Does maternal concern about children's weight affect children's body size perception at the age of 6.5?--A community-based study
    R Mitchell
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1001-7. 2008
    ..5-year-old children, and (ii) the impact of earlier maternal concern about overweight on children's body mass index (BMI) status and body dissatisfaction...
  37. ncbi Outcome data from the LEAP (Live, Eat and Play) trial: a randomized controlled trial of a primary care intervention for childhood overweight/mild obesity
    Z McCallum
    Centre for Community Child Health, The University of Melbourne, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:630-6. 2007
    ..To reduce gain in body mass index (BMI) in overweight/mildly obese children in the primary care setting...
  38. ncbi Prevalence of emotional and physical health concerns amongst young people in Victoria
    E Waters
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:28-33. 1999
    ..To describe the emotional and physical health concerns of young people, and identify the concerns for which young people are more likely to seek help...
  39. ncbi Children Attending Paediatricians Study: a national prospective audit of outpatient practice from the Australian Paediatric Research Network
    Harriet Hiscock
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 194:392-7. 2011
    ..To audit general paediatric outpatient practice in Australia, including consultation characteristics and management patterns, diagnoses, factors associated with diagnoses, and billing practices...
  40. pmc Six year effectiveness of a population based two tier infant hearing screening programme
    S A Russ
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 86:245-50. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi Public health and preventive healthcare in children: current practices of Victorian GPs and barriers to participation
    E B Waters
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Vic
    Med J Aust 173:68-71. 2000
    ..To assess general practitioners' attitudes to and involvement in child public health activities and identify barriers affecting their participation...
  42. ncbi The Child Health Questionnaire in children with diabetes: cross-sectional survey of parent and adolescent-reported functional health status
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabet Med 17:700-7. 2000
    ..To study parent and adolescent-reported physical, psychosocial and family wellbeing in children aged 5-18 years with diabetes...
  43. ncbi Health status of Australian children with mild to severe cerebral palsy: cross-sectional survey using the Child Health Questionnaire
    M Wake
    Research and Public Health Unit, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:194-9. 2003
    ..Children with severe CP had the poorest physical health, but psychosocial health and emotional impact on parents were similar for mild and severe CP showing that these should not be assumed to be less prevalent when CP is mild...
  44. ncbi Infant sleep problems and postnatal depression: a community-based study
    H Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatrics 107:1317-22. 2001
    ..To describe infant sleep patterns and investigate relationships between infant sleep problems and maternal well-being in the community setting...
  45. ncbi The health and well-being of adolescents: a school-based population study of the self-report Child Health Questionnaire
    E B Waters
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 29:140-9. 2001
    ..Furthermore, we aimed to examine the impact of common adolescent illness and health concerns on their health and well-being...
  46. pmc Qualitative analysis of parents' experience with early detection of hearing loss
    S A Russ
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 89:353-8. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi Body mass index and parent-reported self-esteem in elementary school children: evidence for a causal relationship
    K Hesketh
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1233-7. 2004
    ..To clarify relationships between body mass index (BMI) and self-esteem in young children at a population level. To assess whether low self-esteem precedes or follows development of overweight/obesity in children...
  48. doi The impact of childhood conditions and concurrent morbidities on child health and well-being
    E Waters
    The McCaughey Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Burwood, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 34:418-29. 2008
    ....
  49. pmc Prevention of mental health problems: rationale for a universal approach
    J K Bayer
    Centre for Community Child Health and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 92:34-8. 2007
    ..The addition of universal prevention programmes for all families could address these concerns. This survey assessed the prevalence of infants at risk attending a primary care service as a delivery point for universal prevention...
  50. doi Is glycosylated haemoglobin associated with psychosocial stress in non-diabetic 6-year-olds?
    Anna Mh Price
    Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 50:153-7. 2014
    ..This study aimed to determine whether HbA1c also acts as a biomarker of psychosocial stress in healthy 6-year-olds...
  51. pmc Randomised controlled trial of behavioural infant sleep intervention to improve infant sleep and maternal mood
    H Hiscock
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 3052
    BMJ 324:1062-5. 2002
    ..To compare the effect of a behavioural sleep intervention with written information about normal sleep on infant sleep problems and maternal depression...
  52. pmc Does height influence progression through primary school grades?
    M Wake
    Research and Policy Unit, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 82:297-301. 2000
    ..To examine the relation between a child's height and grade progression in primary school...
  53. ncbi The Child Health Questionnaire in Australia: reliability, validity and population means
    E Waters
    Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:207-10. 2000
    ..To provide reliability, validity and population means for the Australian Authorized Adaptation of the parent-report Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)...
  54. ncbi The parent-form Child Health Questionnaire in Australia: comparison of reliability, validity, structure, and norms
    E Waters
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Pediatr Psychol 25:381-91. 2000
    ..To improve the ability to describe and compare child health within and between countries, using standardized multidimensional child health measures...
  55. ncbi Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status in the Australian day-care setting: developmental concerns of parents and carers
    D Coghlan
    Research and Public Health Unit, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:49-54. 2003
    ..To trial the Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) as an instrument for reporting developmental concerns for Australian preschool children...
  56. pmc Six month impact of false positives in an Australian infant hearing screening programme
    Z Poulakis
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 88:20-4. 2003
    ..To assess short and longer term parent reported impacts of false positive referrals in the Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program (VIHSP)...
  57. pmc The contribution of GJB2 mutations to slight or mild hearing loss in Australian elementary school children
    H H M Dahl
    Genetic Hearing Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Department of Paediatrics Melbourne University, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Genet 43:850-5. 2006
    ..We report the first systematic genetic analysis of the GJB2 gene in a population-derived sample of children with slight/mild bilateral SNHL...
  58. ncbi Slight and mild hearing loss in primary school children
    M Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:11-3. 2004
    ..This annotation explores what is known about prevalence and impact of this condition and argues for large-scale research to better address these issues...
  59. ncbi Duchenne muscular dystrophy: issues in expanding newborn screening
    Alex R Kemper
    Program on Pediatric Health Services Research, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 19:700-4. 2007
    ..To illustrate potential risks and benefits of disease screening for newborns using the example of Duchenne muscular dystrophy...
  60. ncbi Newborn hearing screening: decision time for Australia
    Melissa A Wake
    Med J Aust 177:172-3. 2002