K D Blake

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adolescent and adult issues in CHARGE syndrome
    Kim D Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, NS, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:151-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A structured communication adolescent guide (SCAG): assessment of reliability and validity
    Kim Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Canada
    Med Educ 39:482-91. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Postoperative airway events of individuals with CHARGE syndrome
    Kim Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:219-26. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Cranial nerve manifestations in CHARGE syndrome
    Kim D Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 146:585-92. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Structured clinical case PowerPoint presentations for distributed learning
    Kim Blake
    IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, 5850 5980 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 6R8, Canada
    Med Educ 41:512-3. 2007
  6. pmc CHARGE syndrome
    Kim D Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 1:34. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The risks and benefits of being a young female adolescent standardised patient
    K D Blake
    IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, 5850 5980 University Avenue, PO Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 6R8, Canada
    Med Educ 40:26-35. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Scoliosis in CHARGE: a prospective survey and two case reports
    Crystal Doyle
    IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Am J Med Genet A 133:340-3. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral profiles and symptoms of autism in CHARGE syndrome: preliminary Canadian epidemiological data
    Isabel M Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 133:248-56. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Ocular features of CHARGE syndrome
    Karen McMain
    Clinical Vision Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J AAPOS 12:460-5. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Adolescent and adult issues in CHARGE syndrome
    Kim D Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, NS, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:151-9. 2005
    ..The resulting body of information provides important insights into the prognosis and special needs of individuals with CHARGE, as well as further research questions...
  2. ncbi request reprint A structured communication adolescent guide (SCAG): assessment of reliability and validity
    Kim Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Canada
    Med Educ 39:482-91. 2005
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of a Structured Communication Adolescent Guide (SCAG) in an undergraduate medical education setting using trained adolescent raters...
  3. doi request reprint Postoperative airway events of individuals with CHARGE syndrome
    Kim Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:219-26. 2009
    ..This study describes the postoperative anesthetic related airway events (i.e. re-intubations for apneas and desaturations, airway obstruction due to excessive secretions) of nine individuals with CHARGE syndrome...
  4. doi request reprint Cranial nerve manifestations in CHARGE syndrome
    Kim D Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 146:585-92. 2008
    ..Isolated CN involvement was rare. Ascertainment was highest for CN IX/X, and lowest for VIII vestibular. The frequency of CN involvement was generally higher than that reported in the literature...
  5. ncbi request reprint Structured clinical case PowerPoint presentations for distributed learning
    Kim Blake
    IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, 5850 5980 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 6R8, Canada
    Med Educ 41:512-3. 2007
  6. pmc CHARGE syndrome
    Kim D Blake
    Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 1:34. 2006
    ..As the child develops, challenging behaviors become more common and require adaptation of educational and therapeutic services, including behavioral and pharmacological interventions...
  7. ncbi request reprint The risks and benefits of being a young female adolescent standardised patient
    K D Blake
    IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, 5850 5980 University Avenue, PO Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 6R8, Canada
    Med Educ 40:26-35. 2006
    ..To follow the progress of young female adolescents, as risk-taking standardised patients (SPs), and to monitor for adverse affects that role-playing may have on the adolescents...
  8. ncbi request reprint Scoliosis in CHARGE: a prospective survey and two case reports
    Crystal Doyle
    IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Am J Med Genet A 133:340-3. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral profiles and symptoms of autism in CHARGE syndrome: preliminary Canadian epidemiological data
    Isabel M Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 133:248-56. 2005
    ..Results are discussed with reference to the challenges inherent in the diagnosis of autism in individuals with sensory impairments, and to the implications for understanding the etiology of CHARGE syndrome and of ASD...
  10. doi request reprint Ocular features of CHARGE syndrome
    Karen McMain
    Clinical Vision Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J AAPOS 12:460-5. 2008
    ..To detail the presence and severity of ocular and cranial nerve abnormalities found in individuals with CHARGE syndrome in a distinct geographic area...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early oral sensory experiences and feeding development in children with CHARGE syndrome: a report of five cases
    Cindy Dobbelsteyn
    School of Human Communication Disorders, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Dysphagia 20:89-100. 2005
    ..The nature of these difficulties and the potential contributory factors are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Feeding difficulties in children with CHARGE syndrome: prevalence, risk factors, and prognosis
    Cindy Dobbelsteyn
    School of Human Communication Disorders, Dalhousie University, 5599 Fenwick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1R2
    Dysphagia 23:127-35. 2008
    ..The presence of these conditions in infancy suggests the likelihood of long-term feeding difficulty and warrants the ongoing attention of feeding specialists...
  13. ncbi request reprint What makes a physician an exemplary communicator with patients?
    Toni Suzuki Laidlaw
    Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 68:153-60. 2007
    ..A pilot study was conducted to examine the characteristics, capacities (beliefs, values and intentions) and skills that distinguish exemplary communicators from less exemplary communicators in patient-physician encounters...
  14. ncbi request reprint Who's afraid of the pre-school child? A parent and toddler programme for teaching pre-clerkship clinical skills
    Kim Blake
    IWK Health Center, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Med Educ 36:1109. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Raising our HEADSS: adolescent psychosocial documentation in the emergency department
    Leanne L Van Amstel
    Department of Pediatrics and Department of Emergency Medicine, Izaac Walton Killam Health Center, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 11:648-55. 2004
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a chart stamp featuring the acronym "HEADSS" (Home, Education, Alcohol, Drugs, Smoking, Sex) at improving adolescent psychosocial documentation in the emergency department (ED) chart...
  16. ncbi request reprint CHARGE syndrome from birth to adulthood: an individual reported on from 0 to 33 years
    Lisa C Searle
    Medical Student, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 133:344-9. 2005
    ..At 33 years of age, he lives independently in a supervised group home, receives regular eye check-ups and is being monitored for severely reduced bone density...
  17. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological analysis of CHARGE syndrome: preliminary results from a Canadian study
    Karina A Issekutz
    Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 133:309-17. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for poor bone health in adolescents and adults with CHARGE syndrome
    Karen E Forward
    Dalhousie University Medical School, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Med Genet A 143:839-45. 2007
    ..Education is necessary to raise awareness regarding the importance of HRT, proper nutrition and weight-bearing activity for healthy bone development and maintenance in individuals with CHARGE syndrome...