L T Lam

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The association between sudden illness and motor vehicle crash mortality and injury among older drivers in NSW, Australia
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 37:563-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A neglected risky behavior among children and adolescents: underage driving and injury in New South Wales, Australia
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, NSW 2145, Westmead, Australia
    J Safety Res 34:315-20. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Passenger carriage and car crash injury: a comparison between younger and older drivers
    Lawrence T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Sydney, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 35:861-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with young drivers' car crash injury: comparisons among learner, provisional, and full licensees
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 35:913-20. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder tendency and unintentional injury among adolescents in China
    Lawrence T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, NSW 2145, Sydney, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1176-82. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisation due to sports-related injuries among children and adolescents in New South Wales, Australia: an analysis on socioeconomic and geographic differences
    L T Lam
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 8:433-40. 2005
  7. pmc Childhood and adolescence poisoning in NSW, Australia: an analysis of age, sex, geographic, and poison types
    L T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Inj Prev 9:338-42. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Different quantitative measures of the impact of injury deaths on the community in the Guangxi Province, China
    L T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001 Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 37:761-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors associated with crash-related mortality and injury among taxi drivers in New South Wales, Australia
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 36:905-8. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit disorder and hospitalization owing to intra- and interpersonal violence among children and young adolescents
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 36:19-24. 2005

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint The association between sudden illness and motor vehicle crash mortality and injury among older drivers in NSW, Australia
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 37:563-7. 2005
    ..These results are discussed in the light of possible preventive strategies and the provision of risk assessment and safety counselling for older people...
  2. ncbi request reprint A neglected risky behavior among children and adolescents: underage driving and injury in New South Wales, Australia
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, NSW 2145, Westmead, Australia
    J Safety Res 34:315-20. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Passenger carriage and car crash injury: a comparison between younger and older drivers
    Lawrence T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Sydney, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 35:861-7. 2003
    ..Passenger restriction as part of the graduate licensing system was discussed in the light of these results...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with young drivers' car crash injury: comparisons among learner, provisional, and full licensees
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 35:913-20. 2003
    ..A population-based case-control study was proposed to overcome the limitations of this study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder tendency and unintentional injury among adolescents in China
    Lawrence T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, NSW 2145, Sydney, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1176-82. 2006
    ..68, 95%CI = 1.18-2.40). ADD tendency has been identified as a potential risk factor of injury among adolescents. Screening for risk factors can be considered as a potential preventive strategy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hospitalisation due to sports-related injuries among children and adolescents in New South Wales, Australia: an analysis on socioeconomic and geographic differences
    L T Lam
    Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 8:433-40. 2005
    ..Greater efforts are required in the implementation of safety strategies in research, training, and education for the prevention of sports-related injury in rural areas...
  7. pmc Childhood and adolescence poisoning in NSW, Australia: an analysis of age, sex, geographic, and poison types
    L T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Inj Prev 9:338-42. 2003
    ..This study aims to investigate whether there is any association between the types of poison substances and geographic locations for different age groups and sex...
  8. ncbi request reprint Different quantitative measures of the impact of injury deaths on the community in the Guangxi Province, China
    L T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001 Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 37:761-6. 2005
    ..This study aims to examine the utility of different measures in assessing the impact of injury to Chinese society...
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental factors associated with crash-related mortality and injury among taxi drivers in New South Wales, Australia
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 36:905-8. 2004
    ..02-1.41) should these drivers involve in a crash. The increased relative risk of crash-related mortality and injury is nearly 2.5 times for female taxi drivers (OR = 2.30, 95%CI = 1.45-3.65) when compared with their male counterparts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attention deficit disorder and hospitalization owing to intra- and interpersonal violence among children and young adolescents
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adolesc Health 36:19-24. 2005
    ..To investigate the associations between intra-and interpersonal violence and related injuries and the diagnosis of attention deficit disorder (ADD) among children and young adolescents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parental risk perceptions of childhood pedestrian road safety: a cross cultural comparison
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Safety Res 36:181-7. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Overweight/obesity and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder tendency among adolescents in China
    L T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:584-90. 2007
    ..This study aims to investigate whether there is any association between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tendency and overweight/obesity among adolescents...
  13. ncbi request reprint The association between climatic factors and childhood illnesses presented to hospital emergency among young children
    Lawrence T Lam
    Discipline of Paediatric and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Environ Health Res 17:1-8. 2007
    ..37, p = 0.018). However, none of the climatic variables were associated with respiratory problems after adjusting for other air quality variables and infectious disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Duration of sleep and ADHD tendency among adolescents in China
    Lawrence T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, Australia
    J Atten Disord 11:437-44. 2008
    ..This study investigates the association between duration of sleep and ADHD tendency among adolescents...
  15. doi request reprint Uncorrected or untreated vision problems and occupational injuries among the adolescent and adult population in Australia
    L T Lam
    Centre for Trauma Care, Prevention, Education, and Research, The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, Australia
    Inj Prev 14:396-400. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationship between uncorrected or untreated vision problems and occupational injuries in the adolescent and adult population in Australia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with fatal and injurious car crash among learner drivers in New South Wales, Australia
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 35:333-40. 2003
    ..Speeding was a common factor for the increased risk of crash injury across all age groups. The implication of the results and limitations of the study were discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Short duration of sleep and unintentional injuries among adolescents in China
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1053-8. 2007
    ..5, 95% confidence interval: 0.9, 2.3). Findings suggest that a short nightly duration of sleep can be considered a potential risk factor for multiple unintentional injuries among adolescents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Distractions and the risk of car crash injury: the effect of drivers' age
    Lawrence T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Safety Res 33:411-9. 2002
    ..This exploratory study investigated the association between distractions, both inside and outside the vehicle, and the increased risk of car crash injury among drivers across different ages...
  19. ncbi request reprint Different quantitative measures of the impact of premature deaths on the community in Australia
    Lawrence T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:555-8. 2004
    ..This study aims to examine the utility of different measures in assessing the impact of premature deaths on Australian society...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attention Deficit Disorder and hospitalization due to injury among older adolescents in New South Wales, Australia
    L T Lam
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children in New South Wales, Australia
    J Atten Disord 6:77-82. 2002
    ..Information on the ADD status of injured patients is important for treatment decision making. A screening tool should be developed for assessing all injured patients upon admission to hospitals...
  21. ncbi request reprint The benefits of using clinical pathways for managing acute paediatric illness in an emergency department
    G J Browne
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, NSW, Australia
    J Qual Clin Pract 21:50-5. 2001
    ..Clinical pathways in this emergency department allowed rapid stabilisation of children, reducing admission rate, with a shortened length of hospital stay and few patients re-presenting after discharge and were well accepted by parents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Paediatric walk-out patients: characteristics and outcomes
    G J Browne
    Emergency Department, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:235-9. 2001
    ..To investigate the characteristics and outcomes of patients who walked out from a tertiary children's hospital emergency department (ED) without seeing a medical officer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical pathway using rapid rehydration for children with gastroenteritis
    S J Phin
    The Emergency Department, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:343-8. 2003
    ..To determine in the Emergency Department (ED) the efficacy of a clinical pathway using rapid rehydration for children moderately dehydrated as a result of acute gastroenteritis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Children at play: the death and injury pattern in New South Wales, Australia, July 1990-June 1994
    L T Lam
    Department of Surgical Research, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:572-7. 1999
    ..To describe and to understand the pattern of play-related deaths and injury (excluding organized sports) among children in New South Wales (NSW), Australia...
  25. doi request reprint The association between internet addiction and self-injurious behaviour among adolescents
    L T Lam
    Discipline of Paediatric and Child Health, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Inj Prev 15:403-8. 2009
    ..To examine the association between internet addiction and self-injurious behaviour (SIB) in adolescence...
  26. pmc Concussive head injury in children and adolescents related to sports and other leisure physical activities
    G J Browne
    The Children s Hospital at Westmead, CHISM, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 40:163-8. 2006
    ..To compare the characteristics of children and adolescents with concussive head injury (CHI) sustained during organised sports or other leisure physical activity...
  27. pmc Spacer compliance after discharge following a mild to moderate asthma attack
    N G Cheng
    The Emergency Department, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 87:302-5. 2002
    ..To assess MDIS usage in patients discharged from a children's hospital emergency department following a mild to moderate asthma attack...
  28. doi request reprint The nature and characteristics of abdominal injuries sustained during children's sports
    Farah Noaman
    Discipline of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:30-5. 2010
    ..To increase the evidence base by characterizing various features of pediatric sports-related abdominal injuries...
  29. ncbi request reprint Isolated extradural hematoma in children presenting to an emergency department in Australia
    Gary J Browne
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, New South Wales, Australia
    Pediatr Emerg Care 18:86-90. 2002
    ..Isolated extradural hematoma (EDH) is becoming more frequently recognized in emergency departments (EDs) in children. We describe the natural history of children with isolated EDH presenting to a large Children's Hospital ED...
  30. ncbi request reprint Transfer of pediatric trauma patients to a tertiary pediatric trauma centre: appropriateness and timeliness
    S V S Soundappan
    Department of Academic Surgery and Trauma, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    J Trauma 62:1229-33. 2007
    ..To study the appropriateness of, and time taken, to transfer pediatric trauma patients in New South Wales to The Children's Hospital at Westmead (CHW), a pediatric trauma center...
  31. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of a modified adult protocol for the clearance of paediatric cervical spine injury in the emergency department
    Gary J Browne
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:133-42. 2003
    ..To determine if the use of a modified adult protocol that uses cervical spine imaging on presentation for the assessment of cervical spine injury in children improves clinical outcome...
  32. ncbi request reprint A trauma series in the injured child: do we really need it?
    Soundappan Soundappan
    Department of Academic Surgery and Trauma, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, The University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:710-6. 2006
    ..To study the use of trauma series radiographs in children that required activation of a trauma call...
  33. ncbi request reprint Oral baclofen in children with cerebral palsy: a double-blind cross-over pilot study
    Adam Scheinberg
    Department of Rehabilitation, Centre for Trauma Care, Prevention, Education, and Research, The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:715-20. 2006
    ..To assess the effectiveness of oral baclofen in reducing spasticity and improving function in children with cerebral palsy...
  34. ncbi request reprint The administration of beta2-agonists for paediatric asthma and its adverse reaction in Australian and New Zealand emergency departments: a cross-sectional survey
    Doaa Habashy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:219-24. 2003
    ..To determine the current use of beta2-agonists, in particular salbutamol, for the management of acute asthma in children in emergency departments throughout Australia and New Zealand...
  35. ncbi request reprint Children under 5 years presenting to paediatricians with near-drowning
    F I Ross
    Trauma Research Unit, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:446-50. 2003
    ..To characterize children aged under 5 years who present to paediatricians following near-drowning and the circumstances surrounding the event, identify high-risk groups and document short-term outcome...
  36. ncbi request reprint The health effects of odor emission from domestic renovation on household residents in Tianjin, China
    Hong Liang Liu
    University of Sydney, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Faculty of Medicine, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Environ Health 69:46-50. 2007
    ..This effect seemed to be independent from that generated by chemicals. Implications and prevention strategies are discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Controlling seizures in the prehospital setting: diazepam or midazolam?
    J Rainbow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:582-6. 2002
    ..To determine which is the most effective and safe treatment for controlling seizures in children out-of-hospital: diazepam or midazolam...
  38. pmc Nurse administered relative analgesia using high concentration nitrous oxide to facilitate minor procedures in children in an emergency department
    A Frampton
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, and the Pain and Palliative Care Service, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
    Emerg Med J 20:410-3. 2003
    ..To describe the experience of using high concentration nitrous oxide (N(2)O) relative analgesia administered by nursing staff in children undergoing minor procedures in the emergency department (ED) and to demonstrate its safety...
  39. doi request reprint Factors associated with Internet addiction among adolescents
    Lawrence T Lam
    School of Medicine Sydney, University of Notre Dame Australia, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:551-5. 2009
    ..Clinicians need to be aware of potential comorbidities of other problems such as stress and family dissatisfaction among adolescent Internet addiction patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation, antidepressive medication and car crash injury
    Lawrence T Lam
    The Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    Accid Anal Prev 37:335-9. 2005
    ..This study aimed to investigate the association between suicidal ideation, antidepressive medication and the risk of a car crash resulting in serious injury...
  41. doi request reprint Risky driving behavior and road traffic crashes among young Asian Australian drivers: findings from the DRIVE study
    Soufiane Boufous
    The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Traffic Inj Prev 11:222-7. 2010
    ..The groups examined include those born in Australia, those born in Asia, and those born in other countries...
  42. ncbi request reprint Femoral nerve block for femoral shaft fractures in a paediatric Emergency Department: can it be done better?
    Robert S L Chu
    Emergency Department, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, Australia
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:258-63. 2003
    ..Although medical literature supports its use in the emergency setting, no studies have been conducted on how this is undertaken in practice...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a croup clinical pathway in the management of children with croup presenting to an emergency department
    R Chin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:382-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a clinical pathway for croup in an emergency department (ED)...
  44. doi request reprint Effect of pathological use of the internet on adolescent mental health: a prospective study
    Lawrence T Lam
    School of Medicine, Sydney, and the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:901-6. 2010
    ..It is hypothesized that pathological use of the Internet is detrimental to adolescents’ mental health...
  45. ncbi request reprint Bystander basic life support: an important link in the chain of survival for children suffering a drowning or near-drowning episode
    Jeanette Marchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:484-5. 2008
    ..The other four were not discovered for >or= 5 minutes and all died. This cluster serves as a reminder that timely effective bystander BLS is crucial to survival and good clinical outcomes in near-drowning episodes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Are children with femoral fracture haemodynamically unstable?
    Robert S Chu
    Emergency Department, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:453-8. 2003
    ..To assess the occurrence of hypovolaemic shock in children who have sustained traumatic femoral fracture...
  47. ncbi request reprint Traction splinting of femoral shaft fractures in a paediatric emergency department: time is of the essence?
    Robert S Chu
    Emergency Department, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:447-52. 2003
    ..To describe the use of traction splinting in children with femoral shaft fracture and to determine if timing of traction splinting application effects outcome...
  48. doi request reprint Chorioamnionitis and cerebral palsy: a meta-analysis
    Jobe G Shatrov
    School of Medicine, Sydney, The University of Notre Dame Australia and Cerebral Palsy Institute, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 116:387-92. 2010
    ..To examine the relationships between clinical or histological chorioamnionitis and cerebral palsy using a meta-analysis approach...
  49. pmc Cross-boundary substance uses among Hong Kong Chinese young adults
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    J Urban Health 84:704-21. 2007
    ..Cross-boundary substance users have specific characteristics. Prevention policies should take these characteristics into account. Regional collaborations are highly warranted...
  50. ncbi request reprint A study of Legionella pneumophilia in Tianjin, China
    Hong Liang Liu
    Department of Occupation Health and Environmental Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
    Int J Environ Health Res 16:15-20. 2006
    ..54-4.98) of Legionella detection in cooling tower water as compared to water obtained from fountains and parks, suggesting that the mechanism of exposure plays an important role in the causal pathway of outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption, sex, and use of psychotropic substances among male Hong Kong-mainland China cross-border substance users
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 5 F, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Addict Behav 32:686-99. 2007
    ..Cross-border psychoactive substance use often co-occurs with alcohol and sex. High levels of risk are involved. Different types of preventive programs need to be integrated...