Ronald G Barr

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prolonged and unsoothable crying bouts in infants with and without colic
    Ronald G Barr
    Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, McGill University and the McGill University Montreal Children s Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:14-23. 2005
  2. pmc Probiotics to improve outcomes of colic in the community: protocol for the Baby Biotics randomised controlled trial
    Valerie Sung
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:135. 2012
  3. pmc Preventing abusive head trauma resulting from a failure of normal interaction between infants and their caregivers
    Ronald G Barr
    Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17294-301. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effectiveness of educational materials designed to change knowledge and behaviors regarding crying and shaken-baby syndrome in mothers of newborns: a randomized, controlled trial
    Ronald G Barr
    MDCM, FRCPC, Centre for Community Child Health Research, 4480 Oak St, L408, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:972-80. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between sleep position and early motor development
    Annette Majnemer
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr 149:623-629. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Motor development of infants with positional plagiocephaly
    Eileen Kennedy
    Department of Physical Therapy, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 29:222-35. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Infant distress at five weeks of age and caregiver frustration
    Takeo Fujiwara
    Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr 159:425-430.e1-2. 2011
  8. pmc Do educational materials change knowledge and behaviour about crying and shaken baby syndrome? A randomized controlled trial
    Ronald G Barr
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 180:727-33. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Electronic and paper diary recording of infant and caregiver behaviors
    Jessica Lam
    Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:685-93. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Getting the word out: advice on crying and colic in popular parenting magazines
    Nicole L A Catherine
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:508-11. 2008

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Prolonged and unsoothable crying bouts in infants with and without colic
    Ronald G Barr
    Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, McGill University and the McGill University Montreal Children s Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:14-23. 2005
    ..These features of parental experience may be important in preventive efforts to reduce negative impacts of early increased crying such as shaken baby syndrome...
  2. pmc Probiotics to improve outcomes of colic in the community: protocol for the Baby Biotics randomised controlled trial
    Valerie Sung
    Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 12:135. 2012
    ..The Baby Biotics trial aims to determine whether the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 is effective in reducing crying in infants less than three months old (<13.0 weeks) with infant colic when compared to placebo...
  3. pmc Preventing abusive head trauma resulting from a failure of normal interaction between infants and their caregivers
    Ronald G Barr
    Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17294-301. 2012
    ..If effective, there may be important implications for prevention of infant abuse nationally and internationally...
  4. doi request reprint Effectiveness of educational materials designed to change knowledge and behaviors regarding crying and shaken-baby syndrome in mothers of newborns: a randomized, controlled trial
    Ronald G Barr
    MDCM, FRCPC, Centre for Community Child Health Research, 4480 Oak St, L408, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:972-80. 2009
    ..Infant crying is an important precipitant for shaken-infant syndrome. OBJECTIVE. To determine if parent education materials (The Period of PURPLE Crying [PURPLE]) change maternal knowledge and behavior relevant to infant shaking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between sleep position and early motor development
    Annette Majnemer
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Pediatr 149:623-629. 2006
    ..To compare motor performance in infants sleeping in prone versus supine positions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Motor development of infants with positional plagiocephaly
    Eileen Kennedy
    Department of Physical Therapy, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 29:222-35. 2009
    ..Therapists should be aware of a risk of a motor delay when evaluating infants with PP. It is also important for parents to be informed about the importance of supervised prone playtime to enhance the development of early motor skills...
  7. doi request reprint Infant distress at five weeks of age and caregiver frustration
    Takeo Fujiwara
    Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr 159:425-430.e1-2. 2011
    ..To investigate the differential association of three modes (fussing, crying, unsoothable crying) and three properties (duration/day, frequency/day, maximum bout length) of infant distress with daily caregiver frustration...
  8. pmc Do educational materials change knowledge and behaviour about crying and shaken baby syndrome? A randomized controlled trial
    Ronald G Barr
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 180:727-33. 2009
    ..We questioned whether the use of the educational materials from the Period of PURPLE Crying program would change maternal knowledge and behaviour related to shaking...
  9. doi request reprint Electronic and paper diary recording of infant and caregiver behaviors
    Jessica Lam
    Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:685-93. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint Getting the word out: advice on crying and colic in popular parenting magazines
    Nicole L A Catherine
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 29:508-11. 2008
    ..Arguably, this is an important shared responsibility of physicians, researchers, and journalists...
  11. ncbi request reprint Age-related incidence of publicly reported shaken baby syndrome cases: is crying a trigger for shaking?
    Cynthia Lee
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:288-93. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Glucose enhances newborn memory for spoken words
    Pamela Horne
    McGill University Montreal Children s Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 48:574-82. 2006
    ..Only infants who subsequently oriented towards a different word, indicating that they remained alert, were used in the data analysis. The results suggest that glucose enhanced memory for a spoken word in neonates...
  13. doi request reprint Variations in heritability of cortisol reactivity to stress as a function of early familial adversity among 19-month-old twins
    Isabelle Ouellet-Morin
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:211-8. 2008
    ..However, little is known about gene-environment interplay in early cortisol reactivity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age-related incidence curve of hospitalized Shaken Baby Syndrome cases: convergent evidence for crying as a trigger to shaking
    Ronald G Barr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 30:7-16. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint From infant crying to political action: what is the basic science of developmental-behavioral pediatrics?
    Ronald G Barr
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, British Columbia Research Institute for Children s and Women s Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 25:123-30. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Executive functions and methylphenidate response in subtypes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Gillian A O'Driscoll
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1452-60. 2005
    ..Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is thought to implicate frontal-striatal circuitry. We used oculomotor tests to investigate executive functions and methylphenidate response in two subtypes of ADHD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of supine sleep positioning on early motor milestone acquisition
    Annette Majnemer
    School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:370-6; discussion 364. 2005
    ..This has important implications for interpreting motor assessments of infants at risk and for preventing inappropriate referrals...
  18. doi request reprint Inflicted childhood neurotrauma: the problem set and challenges to measuring incidence
    Ronald G Barr
    Centre for Community Child Health Research, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 34:S106-11. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint A typical feeding enhances memory for spoken words in healthy 2- to 3-day-old newborns
    A Grace Valiante
    Department of Developmental Pediatrics, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pediatrics 117:e476-86. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Reflections on the "So what?" dilemma
    Ronald G Barr
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, and the McGill University Montreal Children s Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ambul Pediatr 3:71-3. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Question from the clinician: colic in nonhumans
    John Kim
    UCSD Medical Center San Diego, Calif, USA
    Pediatr Rev 25:442-4. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Stress during pregnancy affects general intellectual and language functioning in human toddlers
    David P Laplante
    Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Verdun, H4H 1R3, Canada
    Pediatr Res 56:400-10. 2004
    ..We suspect that high levels of prenatal stress exposure, particularly early in the pregnancy, may negatively affect the brain development of the fetus, reflected in the lower general intellectual and language abilities in the toddlers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Changing our understanding of infant colic
    Ronald G Barr
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1172-4. 2002