N Y Boo

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with necrotising enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants in Malaysian neonatal intensive care units
    Nem Yun Boo
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Selangor, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 53:826-31. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with pneumothorax in Malaysian neonatal intensive care units
    Nem Yun Boo
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Department of Paediatrics, Paediatric Institute, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:183-90. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide and intravenous magnesium sulphate for the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 51:144-50. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of obesity among clinical students in a Malaysian medical school
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, Seremban, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 51:126-32. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Early outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in a Malaysian tertiary centre
    J Rohana
    Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Kuala Lumpur 56000, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 49:142-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of failure of nasal continuous positive airway pressure in treatment of preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia
    J Trop Pediatr 46:172-5. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of neurodevelopmental outcome of Malaysian very low birthweight children at 4 years of age
    L C Ong
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:363-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal resuscitation programme in Malaysia: an eight-year experience
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, Seremban 70300, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 50:152-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of detection of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency using fluorescent spot test, enzyme assay and molecular method for prediction of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia
    F L Wang
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaccob Latif, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 50:62-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful clot lysis using low dose of streptokinase in 22 neonates with aortic thromboses
    F C Cheah
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:479-82. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with necrotising enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants in Malaysian neonatal intensive care units
    Nem Yun Boo
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Selangor, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 53:826-31. 2012
    ..This study aimed to identify the risk factors associated with necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) in very low birth weight (VLBW; weight < 1,501 g) infants in Malaysian neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)...
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with pneumothorax in Malaysian neonatal intensive care units
    Nem Yun Boo
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Department of Paediatrics, Paediatric Institute, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:183-90. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine the risk factors associated with the development of pneumothorax among infants admitted to the Malaysian neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inhaled nitric oxide and intravenous magnesium sulphate for the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 51:144-50. 2010
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  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of obesity among clinical students in a Malaysian medical school
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, Seremban, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 51:126-32. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence of obesity among medical students and its relationship with their dietary intake and physical activities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Early outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in a Malaysian tertiary centre
    J Rohana
    Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Kuala Lumpur 56000, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 49:142-4. 2008
    ..They were managed with a protocol of gentle ventilation to avoid barotraumas, and inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) or intravenous magnesium sulphate for treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of newborns (PPHN)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of failure of nasal continuous positive airway pressure in treatment of preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia
    J Trop Pediatr 46:172-5. 2000
    ..9; 95 per cent confidence interval (CI): 2.2-16.0); septicemia during CPAP therapy (OR: 8.8; 95 per cent: CI 1.5-50.7); and pneumothorax during CPAP therapy (odds ratio: 6.9; 95 per cent: CI 1.1-41.7)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of neurodevelopmental outcome of Malaysian very low birthweight children at 4 years of age
    L C Ong
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:363-8. 2001
    ..To determine neonatal, early developmental and social risk factors that predict the neurocognitive and behavioural outcome of very low birthweight (VLBW) preschool children at four years of age...
  8. ncbi request reprint Neonatal resuscitation programme in Malaysia: an eight-year experience
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, Seremban 70300, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 50:152-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to review the outcome of NRP in Malaysia during the first eight years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of detection of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency using fluorescent spot test, enzyme assay and molecular method for prediction of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia
    F L Wang
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaccob Latif, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 50:62-7. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Successful clot lysis using low dose of streptokinase in 22 neonates with aortic thromboses
    F C Cheah
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:479-82. 2001
    ..0, - 3.4; P = 0.02). Only one treated infant developed mild bleeding directly attributed to streptokinase therapy. CONCLUSION: Low dose streptokinase infusion was effective and safe in thrombolysing UAC-associated aortic thrombi...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early cranial ultrasound changes as predictors of outcome during first year of life in term infants with perinatal asphyxia
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University Kebangsaan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 36:363-9. 2000
    ..To identify the types of early cranial ultrasound changes that were significant predictors of adverse outcome during the first year of life in asphyxiated term infants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transient abnormal myelopoeisis in newborns with Down syndrome
    A L Zarina
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malays J Pathol 29:107-11. 2007
    ..We report a series of four patients with TAM who presented with hepatosplenomegaly and leucocytosis detected on preliminary investigations...
  13. ncbi request reprint A quality assurance study on the administration of medication by nurses in a neonatal intensive care unit
    R J Raja Lope
    Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 50:68-72. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the rates of non-adherence to standard steps of medication administration and medication administration errors committed by registered nurses in a neonatal intensive care unit before and after intervention...
  14. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of early ultrasonography, electroencephalography and clinical parameters in predicting adverse outcomes in asphyxiated term infants
    L C Ong
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Kuala Lumpur 56000, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 50:705-9. 2009
    ..A prospective observational study was conducted to determine if there were any early clinical, neuroimaging or neurophysiological parameters that might predict the outcome in term newborns with asphyxia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of parenting stress between Malaysian mothers of four-year-old very low birthweight and normal birthweight children
    L C Ong
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda, Kuala Lumpur
    Acta Paediatr 90:1464-9. 2001
    ..Conclusion: Specific child characteristics and the social environment appear to have a greater impact on parenting stress than the biological risk of VLBW birth per se...
  16. ncbi request reprint A rare case of ambiguous genitalia
    S F Ng
    Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Tenteram, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 48:858-61. 2007
    ..We report a term male newborn with 49,XXXXY syndrome presenting with ambiguous genitalia, multiple extra-gonadal anomalies, facial dysmorphism, and radioulnar synostosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of oral versus intravenous fluid supplementation on serum bilirubin level during phototherapy of term infants with severe hyperbilirubinaemia
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:151-5. 2002
    ..To compare the rates of decrease in serum bilirubin levels in severely jaundiced healthy term infants given oral or intravenous fluid supplementation during phototherapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with low birth weight infants in the Malaysian population
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Clincial School, International Medical University, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 63:306-10. 2008
    ..I.: 1.4, 3.8; p=0.001) and PIH during current pregnancy (adjusted OR=3.3, 95% C.I.: 1.6, 6.6; p = 0.001). A number of potentially preventable or treatable risk factors were identified to be associated with LBW infants in Malaysia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neonatal resuscitation training program in Malaysia: results of the first 2 years
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Department of Paediatrics, Ipoh Hospital, Perak, Malaysia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:118-24. 2001
    ..In view of the large number of inactive instructors, the criteria for future selection of instructors should be more stringent...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictors of failed closure of patent ductus arteriosus with indomethacin
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur 56000, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 47:763-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine predictors of failed closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) following a single course of indomethacin in symptomatic preterm infants...
  21. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of risk factors associated with rectal colonization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Klebsiella sp. in newborn infants
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Hosp Infect 61:68-74. 2005
    ..3; 95% confidence intervals (CI): 1.2, 1.4; P<0.0001) and early-onset pneumonia (adjusted OR: 8.3; 95% CI: 1.6, 43.4; P=0.01)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Detection of sensorineural hearing loss using automated auditory brainstem-evoked response and transient-evoked otoacoustic emission in term neonates with severe hyperbilirubinaemia
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, Seremban 70300, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 49:209-14. 2008
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  23. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of a semi-quantitative procalcitonin test kit for early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, Seremban 70300, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 49:204-8. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine the sensitivity and specificity of a semi-quantitative procalcitonin (PCT) test kit for the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Contamination of breast milk obtained by manual expression and breast pumps in mothers of very low birthweight infants
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatric, Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, 56000, Malaysia
    J Hosp Infect 49:274-81. 2001
    ..In conclusion, the rate of bacterial contamination of EBM of mothers of VLBW infants was high, especially when EBM was obtained by the breast pump or when expression was carried out at home...
  25. ncbi request reprint Unbalanced chromosomal translocation: a cause of recurrent spontaneous abortion
    A L Zarina
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 61:260-2. 2006
    ..We report a case in which the mother was identified to be a translocation carrier following the birth of a baby with multiple congenital abnormalities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Semiquantitative screening test for G6PD deficiency detects severe deficiency but misses a substantial proportion of partially-deficient females
    O Ainoon
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 34:405-14. 2003
    ..The clinical implication is that these individuals may be at risk of the hemolytic complication of G6PD deficiency...
  27. doi request reprint Physical activity and associated factors among young adults in Malaysia: an online exploratory survey
    C T Sreeramareddy
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long, Selangor, Malaysia
    Biosci Trends 6:103-9. 2012
    ..A nationwide survey about physical and associated socialecological factors is needed to design rational health promotion strategies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Refractive status of children under the age of three years born premature without retinopathy of prematurity
    - Sharanjeet-Kaur
    Optometry and Vision Science Programme, School of Healthcare Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Clin Ter 162:517-9. 2011
    ..A cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine and compare the refractive status of premature children without retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and full term children below the age of three years...
  29. ncbi request reprint Malaysian mothers' knowledge & practices on care of neonatal jaundice
    N Y Boo
    Department of Paediatrics, Clinical School, International Medical University, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 66:239-43. 2011
    ..This study revealed that there was a wide knowledge gap among Malaysian mothers on care of neonatal jaundice. Placing infants under the direct sun was still a common practice...
  30. ncbi request reprint Elevated plasma tissue factor levels in neonates with umbilical arterial catheter-associated thrombosis
    S P Tay
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Malays J Pathol 28:41-8. 2006
    ..Following umbilical arterial catheterisation, infants with an approximately 3-fold rise in plasma TF levels were most at risk of developing abdominal aorta thrombosis as confirmed by real-time abdominal ultrasonography...
  31. ncbi request reprint Brain herniation in a neonate
    C Y Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Kuala Lumpur 56000, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 51:e166-8. 2010
    ..Histopathological examination revealed an embryonal tumour, possibly an atypical rhabdoid/teratoid tumour. This case illustrates that intracranial tumours in newborns can herniate and should therefore be closely monitored...
  32. ncbi request reprint G6PD deficiency with hemolytic anemia due to a rare gene deletion--a report of the first case in Malaysia
    O Ainoon
    National University of Malaysia, Haematology Unit, Department of Pathology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Hematology 11:113-8. 2006
    ..The rare 24 bp deletion causes the G6PD Nara variant, previously reported only in two other unrelated males, a Japanese and a Portuguese both with chronic hemolytic anemia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Turn-around-time of radiographs in a neonatal intensive care unit
    J Rohana
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 60:338-44. 2005
    ..The dismal TAT of radiographs in NICU was related primarily to human behaviour. Besides continuous staff education, replacement of the porter system with electronic system may improve the TAT...
  34. ncbi request reprint Newborn hearing screening: experience in a Malaysian hospital
    A Abdullah
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaakub Latif, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 47:60-4. 2006
    ..This study aims to determine the prevalence of hearing loss among newborns delivered at Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and to evaluate the usefulness of our hearing screening protocol...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of a user-guided request form for chest radiographs in a neonatal intensive care unit
    M W Lai
    Department of Paediatrics, Institute of Paediatrics, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 59:598-603. 2004
    ..03). We conclude that a user-guided radiographic request form helps doctors in NICU to carry out their management more effectively...
  36. ncbi request reprint Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) variants in Malaysian Malays
    O Ainoon
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Hum Mutat 21:101. 2003
    ..Our findings together with other preliminary data on the presence of the Mediterranean variant in this region provide evidence of strong Arab influence in the Malay Archipelago...