Gabriel M Ronen

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes trajectories in children with epilepsy: hypotheses and methodology of a Canadian longitudinal observational study
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Pediatr Neurol 50:38-48. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in pediatric neurology
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 111:107-14. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Health outcomes measurement: concepts, guidelines and opportunities
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 111:35-41. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Disease characteristics and psychosocial factors: explaining the expression of quality of life in childhood epilepsy
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 18:88-93. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis in children with neonatal seizures: a population-based study
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 69:1816-22. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes in pediatric neurology: a review of conceptual issues and recommendationsThe 2010 Ronnie Mac Keith Lecture
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:305-12. 2011
  7. pmc Health-related quality of life in childhood epilepsy: moving beyond 'seizure control with minimal adverse effects'
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:36. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric neurology services in Canada: demand versus supply
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Child Neurol 18:180-4. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: development and validation of self-report and parent proxy measures
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 44:598-612. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in childhood disorders: a modified focus group technique to involve children
    G M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 10:71-9. 2001

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes trajectories in children with epilepsy: hypotheses and methodology of a Canadian longitudinal observational study
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Pediatr Neurol 50:38-48. 2014
    ..The study will quantify the specific influences--direct, mediating or moderating--that various epilepsy, comorbid, child, and family variables exert on health over the early life course...
  2. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in pediatric neurology
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 111:107-14. 2013
    ..We also illustrate some challenges in selected situations such as prenatal counseling (fetal neurology), neonatal encephalopathy, and persistent vegetative state...
  3. doi request reprint Health outcomes measurement: concepts, guidelines and opportunities
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Electronic address
    Handb Clin Neurol 111:35-41. 2013
    ..We provide some brief guidelines that we hope will be helpful to readers who wish to expand their activities in measuring clinical outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Disease characteristics and psychosocial factors: explaining the expression of quality of life in childhood epilepsy
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 18:88-93. 2010
    ..To explore, identify and understand the contribution that biomedical and psychosocial factors make to the assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQL) of children and youth with epilepsy using the CHEQOL-25...
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognosis in children with neonatal seizures: a population-based study
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Neurology 69:1816-22. 2007
    ..To examine outcome and explore for prognostic markers in a cohort <10 years following neonatal seizures...
  6. doi request reprint Outcomes in pediatric neurology: a review of conceptual issues and recommendationsThe 2010 Ronnie Mac Keith Lecture
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:305-12. 2011
    ..Specific issues are discussed about the construction, validation, and appraisal of outcome measures, as well as practical recommendations on how to select outcome measures in the clinical setting and research...
  7. pmc Health-related quality of life in childhood epilepsy: moving beyond 'seizure control with minimal adverse effects'
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:36. 2003
    ..Finally, clinicians need to familiarize themselves with outcome measures, be able to evaluate them, and use them routinely in their day-to-day practice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric neurology services in Canada: demand versus supply
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Child Neurol 18:180-4. 2003
    ..The regional variations in the level of service do not correlate with the regional manpower figures, reflecting different individual profiles of clinical and academic activities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy: development and validation of self-report and parent proxy measures
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 44:598-612. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in childhood disorders: a modified focus group technique to involve children
    G M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Life Res 10:71-9. 2001
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  11. doi request reprint From eugenic euthanasia to habilitation of "disabled'' children: Andreas Rett's contribution
    Gabriel M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    J Child Neurol 24:115-27. 2009
    ..Dr Rett's professional life and contributions, now 10 years after his death, presents a compelling object lesson for neurologists and others involved in the care of the disabled...
  12. doi request reprint Age-related variables in childhood epilepsy: how do they relate to each other and to quality of life?
    Lindsay Manor
    McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 26:71-4. 2013
    ..22-0.35). Correlation with QOL was clinically non-significant. These variables appear to measure the same phenomenon only in children with early epilepsy onset (<4 years) and explain little variance in QOL...
  13. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of pedometer use to assess physical activity and its relationship with quality of life in children with epilepsy: a pilot study
    Robyn Whitney
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University and McMaster Children s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 49:370-3. 2013
    ..Increased physical activity may be associated with improved health and quality of life in children and youth with epilepsy through biopsychosocial mechanisms; however, supportive evidence is lacking...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in childhood epilepsy: the results of children's participation in identifying the components
    G M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 41:554-9. 1999
    ..In addition, this list of elements can help health professionals improve their services by considering and addressing aspects of the epilepsy experience beyond the traditional issues for children with epilepsy and their families...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can sodium valproate improve learning in children with epileptiform bursts but without clinical seizures?
    G M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 42:751-5. 2000
    ..In addition, parents reported higher internalizing scores on the CBCL while children were on VPA. Our data do not support the use of VPA in similar patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcome measures in pediatric neurology: why do we need them?
    G M Ronen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Child Neurol 15:775-80. 2000
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Life quality and health in adolescents and emerging adults with epilepsy during the years of transition: a scoping review
    Lauren Thomson
    Undergraduate Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 56:421-33. 2014
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  18. ncbi request reprint SUDEP: what do parents want to know?
    Rajesh RamachandranNair
    Department of Pediatrics Neurology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada Electronic address
    Epilepsy Behav 29:560-4. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term valproate and lamotrigine treatment may be a marker for reduced growth and bone mass in children with epilepsy
    C Y Guo
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 42:1141-7. 2001
    ..These alterations may be mediated primarily through reduced physical activity rather than through a direct link to the VPA and/or LTG therapy...
  20. doi request reprint A male phenotype with Aicardi syndrome
    Mohammad S Zubairi
    Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Child Neurol 24:204-7. 2009
    ..Aicardi syndrome is a rare neurodevelopmental condition that occurs almost exclusively in women. We report a second male phenotype and 47,XXY karyotype with a typical presentation of the Aicardi syndrome including a midline arachnoid cyst...
  21. doi request reprint Quality of life in childhood epilepsy: what is the level of agreement between youth and their parents?
    L H Verhey
    Department of Paediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Epilepsy Behav 14:407-10. 2009
    ..The CHEQOL-25 is a practical tool, with complementary parent and child versions, which can be used to determine health-related quality of life in children with epilepsy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chinese version of the parent-proxy health-related quality of life measure for children with epilepsy: translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and reliability studies
    Winnie K L Yam
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Epilepsy Behav 7:697-707. 2005
    ..The goal of this article is to report on the translation and reliability studies of the Parent-Proxy Response Scale of Quality of Life Measure for Children with Epilepsy for Hong Kong Chinese children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of children with epilepsy in Hong Kong: how does it compare with that of youth with epilepsy in Canada?
    Winnie K L Yam
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Alice Ho Miu Ling Hospital and North District Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Epilepsy Behav 12:419-26. 2008
    ..A second interest was to determine agreement between proxy reports and self-ratings among children with epilepsy in Hong Kong, compare these with findings in Canada, and identify factors that influence the concordance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in youth with epilepsy: theoretical model for clinicians and researchers. Part I: the role of epilepsy and co-morbidity
    Lucyna M Lach
    School of Social Work McGill University, 3506 University St, Montreal, PQ, Canada
    Qual Life Res 15:1161-71. 2006
    ..The purpose of this review is to identify what is meant by HRQL as well as outline the theoretical and empirical basis for what it is about epilepsy, co-morbidity, and its treatment that we believe make a difference to HRQL...