Eve Blair

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is cerebral palsy associated with birth defects other than cerebral defects?
    Eve Blair
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:252-8. 2007
  2. pmc Optimal fetal growth for the Caucasian singleton and assessment of appropriateness of fetal growth: an analysis of a total population perinatal database
    Eve M Blair
    Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, P, O, Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 5:13. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Gold is not always good enough: the shortcomings of randomization when evaluating interventions in small heterogeneous samples
    Eve Blair
    Centre for Child Health Research, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, P O Box 855, West Perth, Western Australia 6872, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1219-22. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey: findings to date on adolescents
    Eve M Blair
    Division of Population Sciences, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872
    Med J Aust 183:433-5. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Epidemiology of the cerebral palsies
    Eve Blair
    Division of Population Sciences, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia at The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    Orthop Clin North Am 41:441-55. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of cerebral palsy
    Eve Blair
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P O Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 11:117-25. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Proportional change: an additional method of reporting technical and functional outcomes following clinical interventions
    E M Blair
    TVW Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Western Australia
    Eur J Neurol 8:178-82. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy among people with cerebral palsy in Western Australia
    E Blair
    TVW Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 43:508-15. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in cerebral palsy
    E Blair
    TVW Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Western Australia
    Indian J Pediatr 68:433-8. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Clustering of psychosocial symptoms in overweight children
    Lisa Y Gibson
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:118-25. 2008

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Is cerebral palsy associated with birth defects other than cerebral defects?
    Eve Blair
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:252-8. 2007
    ..However, a significant portion remained unexplained. The presence of non-cerebral defects should heighten clinical alertness to the possibility of CP and of cerebral birth defects...
  2. pmc Optimal fetal growth for the Caucasian singleton and assessment of appropriateness of fetal growth: an analysis of a total population perinatal database
    Eve M Blair
    Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, P, O, Box 855, West Perth, WA, 6872, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 5:13. 2005
    ..Appropriateness of growth can then be inferred from the ratio of the value of the observed dimension to that of the optimal dimension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gold is not always good enough: the shortcomings of randomization when evaluating interventions in small heterogeneous samples
    Eve Blair
    Centre for Child Health Research, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, P O Box 855, West Perth, Western Australia 6872, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1219-22. 2004
    ..For each intervention evaluation, research design should be considered afresh, focusing on the criteria determining validity rather than particular methodological elements...
  4. ncbi request reprint The Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey: findings to date on adolescents
    Eve M Blair
    Division of Population Sciences, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, PO Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872
    Med J Aust 183:433-5. 2005
    ..A coordinated approach will be required to break this cycle, in which appropriately and sympathetically provided medical attention is necessary but not sufficient...
  5. doi request reprint Epidemiology of the cerebral palsies
    Eve Blair
    Division of Population Sciences, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia at The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    Orthop Clin North Am 41:441-55. 2010
    ..This article provides an overview of CP. The author discusses definitions of CP, its epidemiology, pathologies, and range of possible clinical descriptions, and briefly touches on management and prevention...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of cerebral palsy
    Eve Blair
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, P O Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 11:117-25. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Proportional change: an additional method of reporting technical and functional outcomes following clinical interventions
    E M Blair
    TVW Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Western Australia
    Eur J Neurol 8:178-82. 2001
    ..Proportional change is proposed, as an adjunct to the reporting of absolute measures of change following therapeutic interventions, as a means of expressing change in a manner that is both individualized and generalizable...
  8. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy among people with cerebral palsy in Western Australia
    E Blair
    TVW Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 43:508-15. 2001
    ..This may be the result of improved neonatal care enabling the survival of infants with increasingly severe disabilities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in cerebral palsy
    E Blair
    TVW Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Western Australia
    Indian J Pediatr 68:433-8. 2001
    ..These changes may be the result of the increasing ability of perinatal care to rescue very vulnerable infants. There is less agreement in trends of post neonatally acquired cerebral palsy which are more sensitive to social well being...
  10. doi request reprint Clustering of psychosocial symptoms in overweight children
    Lisa Y Gibson
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 42:118-25. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Fetal growth and the risk of childhood CNS tumors and lymphomas in Western Australia
    Elizabeth Milne
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Cancer 123:436-43. 2008
    ..The associations we observed are consistent with causal pathways involving fetal growth factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Developmental and environmental factors supporting the health and well-being of Aboriginal adolescents
    Sven R Silburn
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, Western Australia
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:345-54. 2007
    ..However, others such as alcohol and marijuana use and suicidal behaviour occur at similar levels to those seen in non-Aboriginal youth...
  13. doi request reprint Placental infarction identified by macroscopic examination and risk of cerebral palsy in infants at 35 weeks of gestational age and over
    Eve Blair
    Center for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, and School of Paediatrics and Child Health, Perth, Western Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:124.e1-7. 2011
    ..We sought to investigate whether placental infarction determined by macroscopic examination was associated with risk of cerebral palsy (CP)...
  14. doi request reprint Antecedents of cerebral palsy and perinatal death in term and late preterm singletons
    Sarah McIntyre
    University of Sydney, Cerebral Palsy Alliance, University of Notre Dame Australia, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, the Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia at The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, University of Notre Dame Australia, Grace Centre for Newborn Care, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, The University of Sydney, and the University of Sydney, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Sydney, Australia the Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Centre, Washington, DC and the National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Obstet Gynecol 122:869-77. 2013
    ..To examine the antecedents of cerebral palsy and of perinatal death in singletons born at or after 35 weeks of gestation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association of birth outcomes and maternal, school, and neighborhood characteristics with subsequent numeracy achievement
    Eva Malacova
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 168:21-9. 2008
    ..In summary, term birth and increased growth in head circumference and length are key birth characteristics associated with higher numeracy scores, especially among disadvantaged children...
  16. pmc Validation of a model for optimal birth weight: a prospective study using serial ultrasounds
    Gavin Pereira
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, 100 Roberts Road, Subiaco, WA 6008, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:73. 2012
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  17. pmc Fetal head circumference growth in children with specific language impairment
    Andrew J O Whitehouse
    Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 97:49-51. 2012
    ..To characterise fetal brain growth in children with specific language impairment (SLI)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Choosing the best estimate of gestational age from routinely collected population-based perinatal data
    Eve Blair
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research and Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, West Perth, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:270-6. 2004
    ..5% to 0.03%, halved the number of births of >400 g estimated to occur before 20 weeks, and almost eliminated gestational estimates of >45 weeks...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of family and maternal factors in childhood obesity
    Lisa Y Gibson
    Division of Population Sciences, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA
    Med J Aust 186:591-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between a child's weight and a broad range of family and maternal factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fetal growth and acute childhood leukemia: looking beyond birth weight
    Elizabeth Milne
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 166:151-9. 2007
    ..These findings are consistent with a role for insulin-like growth factor I in the causal pathway. Findings for AML were inconclusive, probably because of small numbers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relation between intrauterine growth and subsequent intellectual disability in a ten-year population cohort of children in Western Australia
    Helen Leonard
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, West Perth, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 167:103-11. 2008
    ..36, 95% CI: 0.93, 6.03). These findings suggest that inappropriate intrauterine growth, less than or greater than optimal birth weight, is associated with development of ID...
  22. ncbi request reprint Definition and classification of the cerebral palsies: the Australian view
    Eve Blair
    Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol Suppl 109:33-4. 2007
  23. doi request reprint Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and maternal factors at birth as moderators of the association between birth characteristics and school attainment: a population study of children attending government schools in Western Australia
    E Malacova
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:842-9. 2009
    ..This article investigates whether reading and writing skills among children of equivalent perinatal characteristics differ by neighbourhood socioeconomic status and maternal factors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mental health disorders in children and young people: scope, cause and prevention
    S R Zubrick
    TVW Telethon Institute for Child Health Research and the Department of Paediatrics, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:570-8. 2000
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Dietary glycaemic carbohydrate in relation to the metabolic syndrome in adolescents: comparison of different metabolic syndrome definitions
    T A O'Sullivan
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    Diabet Med 27:770-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate associations between dietary glycaemic carbohydrate and insulin resistance or the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome defined by three different criteria in a population-based adolescent cohort...
  26. doi request reprint Fetal growth and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: results from an Australian case-control study
    E Milne
    Centre for Child Health Research, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 170:221-8. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and cognitive development in children
    W H Oddy
    Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, TVW Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, West Perth, Western Australia, 6872 Australia
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:365-9. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of terminations of pregnancy for fetal abnormalities on trends in mortality to one year of age in Western Australia
    Jenny Bourke
    Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:284-93. 2005
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Paediatric health-care professionals: relationships between psychological distress, resilience and coping skills
    Sarah McGarry
    Faculty of Computer, Health and Science, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:725-32. 2013
    ..To investigate the impact of regular exposure to paediatric medical trauma on multidisciplinary teams in a paediatric hospital and the relationships between psychological distress, resilience and coping skills...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevention of child behavior problems through universal implementation of a group behavioral family intervention
    Stephen R Zubrick
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, 855, West Perth, 6872, Western Australia, Australia
    Prev Sci 6:287-304. 2005
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  31. pmc Fetal growth and the risk of childhood non-CNS solid tumours in Western Australia
    C L Laurvick
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, PO Box 855, West Perth, Australia
    Br J Cancer 99:179-81. 2008
    ..The risk of retinoblastoma and rhabdomyosarcoma, but not other tumour types, was positively associated with increased growth, suggesting a possible role of fetal growth factors. Larger studies are needed...
  32. doi request reprint A systematic review of risk factors for cerebral palsy in children born at term in developed countries
    Sarah McIntyre
    Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 55:499-508. 2013
    ..The secondary aim was to ascertain if the potential for prevention of these risk factors has been adequately explored...
  33. ncbi request reprint Increasing body mass index z-score is continuously associated with complications of overweight in children, even in the healthy weight range
    Lana M Bell
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Center for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Australia
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:517-22. 2007
    ..Overweight/obesity in children is increasing. Incidence data for medical complications use arbitrary cutoff values for categories of overweight and obesity. Continuous relationships are seldom reported...
  34. ncbi request reprint Breast feeding and cognitive development in childhood: a prospective birth cohort study
    Wendy H Oddy
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:81-90. 2003
    ..Although these effects were interacting with maternal education, they may act through undefined mechanisms in human milk...
  35. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the quality of life questionnaire for children with CP
    Elizabeth Waters
    Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:49-55. 2007
    ..Preliminary statistics suggest that the child self-report questionnaire has acceptable psychometric properties. The questionnaire can be freely accessed at http://www.deakin.edu.ac/hmnbs/chase/cerebralpalsy/cp_qol_home.php...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cerebral palsy and intrauterine growth
    Stephen Jarvis
    Institute of Child Health, School of Clinical Medical Services, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Clin Perinatol 33:285-300. 2006
    ..The implication for clinicians is that serial measures of in utero growth may provide an important indicator of fetal health...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is birthweight a good marker for gestational exposures that increase the risk of adult disease?
    Ruth Morley
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:194-9. 2002
    ..From a public health point of view, we suggest that future research in this field should focus on modifiable gestational exposures that may be linked to adult disease, whether or not they influence size at birth...
  38. ncbi request reprint The risk of mortality or cerebral palsy in twins: a collaborative population-based study
    Ann I Scher
    Neuroepidemiology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Pediatr Res 52:671-81. 2002
    ..Co-twin death was a strong predictor of CP in surviving twins. This risk was the same for same- and different-sex pairs, and observed both for preterm and term infants...
  39. ncbi request reprint No sex difference observed in the association between intra-uterine growth and risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Elizabeth Milne
    Cancer Causes Control 18:1227-8; author reply 1229. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Proposed new definition of cerebral palsy does not solve any of the problems of existing definitions
    Nadia Badawi
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:78; author reply 79. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Definition and classification of cerebral palsy
    Lucinda J Carr
    Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:508-10. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint The wealth of information conveyed by gestational age
    Alan Leviton
    Children s Hospital and Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 146:123-7. 2005