Rachel Kneen

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Management of suspected viral encephalitis in children - Association of British Neurologists and British Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infection Group national guidelines
    R Kneen
    Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, West Derby, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
    J Infect 64:449-77. 2012
  2. pmc Paediatric UK demyelinating disease longitudinal study (PUDDLS)
    Michael Absoud
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pediatr 11:68. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The management of infants and children treated with aciclovir for suspected viral encephalitis
    Rachel Kneen
    Department of Neurology, Littlewood s Neuroscience Unit, Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:100-6. 2010
  4. pmc Suboptimal management of central nervous system infections in children: a multi-centre retrospective study
    Christine Kelly
    Neurological Infectious Disease, Brain Infections Group, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    BMC Pediatr 12:145. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Successful treatment of cytomegalovirus polyradiculopathy in a 9-year-old child with congenital human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Aman Sohal
    Department of Neurology, Littlewoods Neuroscience Foundation, Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust, Alder Hey, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Child Neurol 24:215-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Improving the diagnosis of central nervous system infections in adults through introduction of a simple lumbar puncture pack
    Benedict Daniel Michael
    Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, West Derby Street, Liverpool L69 7BE, UK
    Emerg Med J 30:402-5. 2013
  7. pmc The functional, social and economic impact of acute encephalitis syndrome in Nepal--a longitudinal follow-up study
    Michael J Griffiths
    Brain Infections Group, Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom Department of Paediatric Neurology, Alder Hey Children s National Health Service Foundation Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2383. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Interferon alfa-2a in Japanese encephalitis: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Tom Solomon
    Department of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet 361:821-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of delayed lumbar punctures on the diagnosis of acute bacterial meningitis in adults
    Benedict Michael
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Emerg Med J 27:433-8. 2010
  10. pmc The role of lumbar puncture in children with suspected central nervous system infection
    Rachel Kneen
    The Roald Dahl EEG Unit, Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust, Alder Hey, Liverpool, L12 2AP, UK
    BMC Pediatr 2:8. 2002

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Management of suspected viral encephalitis in children - Association of British Neurologists and British Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infection Group national guidelines
    R Kneen
    Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, West Derby, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
    J Infect 64:449-77. 2012
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  2. pmc Paediatric UK demyelinating disease longitudinal study (PUDDLS)
    Michael Absoud
    School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    BMC Pediatr 11:68. 2011
    ..Studying a paediatric population from the first demyelinating event will allow us to test these hypotheses, and may offer further valuable insights into the genetic and environmental interactions in the pathogenesis of MS...
  3. doi request reprint The management of infants and children treated with aciclovir for suspected viral encephalitis
    Rachel Kneen
    Department of Neurology, Littlewood s Neuroscience Unit, Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:100-6. 2010
    ..To investigate how infants and children with suspected viral encephalitis are currently managed in a UK tertiary children's hospital...
  4. pmc Suboptimal management of central nervous system infections in children: a multi-centre retrospective study
    Christine Kelly
    Neurological Infectious Disease, Brain Infections Group, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    BMC Pediatr 12:145. 2012
    ..We aimed to audit the regional management of central nervous system (CNS) infection in children...
  5. doi request reprint Successful treatment of cytomegalovirus polyradiculopathy in a 9-year-old child with congenital human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Aman Sohal
    Department of Neurology, Littlewoods Neuroscience Foundation, Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust, Alder Hey, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Child Neurol 24:215-8. 2009
    ..We report a 9-year-old child with congenital human immunodeficiency virus infection who presented with cytomegalovirus polyradiculopathy and made an excellent response to cytomegalovirus treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Improving the diagnosis of central nervous system infections in adults through introduction of a simple lumbar puncture pack
    Benedict Daniel Michael
    Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, West Derby Street, Liverpool L69 7BE, UK
    Emerg Med J 30:402-5. 2013
    ..PCR analysis of the CSF is an important method to identify the pathogen. However, recent studies have demonstrated that many patients have inadequate CSF sample collection and analysis...
  7. pmc The functional, social and economic impact of acute encephalitis syndrome in Nepal--a longitudinal follow-up study
    Michael J Griffiths
    Brain Infections Group, Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom Department of Paediatric Neurology, Alder Hey Children s National Health Service Foundation Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2383. 2013
    ..Although JE is known to result in neurological impairment, few studies have examined the wider impact of JE and AES on patients and their families...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interferon alfa-2a in Japanese encephalitis: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Tom Solomon
    Department of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Lancet 361:821-6. 2003
    ..Results from in-vitro studies and work in animals have shown inteferon alfa has antiviral activity on Japanese encephalitis and other flaviviruses; therefore, we aimed to assess the efficacy of inteferon alfa-2a in Japanese encephalitis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of delayed lumbar punctures on the diagnosis of acute bacterial meningitis in adults
    Benedict Michael
    The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Emerg Med J 27:433-8. 2010
    ..In such patients, CT scanning before LP is not needed...
  10. pmc The role of lumbar puncture in children with suspected central nervous system infection
    Rachel Kneen
    The Roald Dahl EEG Unit, Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust, Alder Hey, Liverpool, L12 2AP, UK
    BMC Pediatr 2:8. 2002
    ..The use of the lumbar puncture in the diagnosis of central nervous system infection in acutely ill children is controversial. Recommendations have been published but it is unclear whether they are being followed...
  11. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of neurodevelopmental disorders in children prenatally exposed to antiepileptic drugs
    Rebecca Louise Bromley
    Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:637-43. 2013
    ..Finally, the increased likelihood of neurodevelopmental disorders should be communicated to women for whom sodium VPA is a treatment option...
  12. doi request reprint Chiari I malformation without hydrocephalus: acute intracranial hypertension managed with endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV)
    Jothy Kandasamy
    Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust, Eaton Rd, Liverpool, L12 2AP, UK
    Childs Nerv Syst 24:1493-7. 2008
    ....
  13. pmc Migrating partial seizures of infancy: expansion of the electroclinical, radiological and pathological disease spectrum
    Amy McTague
    Neurosciences Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Brain 136:1578-91. 2013
    ..Comparative genomic hybridization array, SCN1A testing and genetic testing for other currently known early infantile epileptic encephalopathy genes (including PLCB1 and SLC25A22) was non-informative for the rest of the cohort...
  14. ncbi request reprint Seizures and raised intracranial pressure in Vietnamese patients with Japanese encephalitis
    Tom Solomon
    Department of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
    Brain 125:1084-93. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that in JE, seizures and raised ICP may be important causes of death. The outcome may be improved by measures aimed at controlling these secondary complications...
  15. doi request reprint Sulthiame in refractory paediatric epilepsies: an experience of an 'old' antiepileptic drug in a tertiary paediatric neurology unit
    Nina Swiderska
    Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Eaton Road, West Derby, Liverpool L12 2AP, United Kingdom
    Seizure 20:805-8. 2011
    ..Other studies suggest that it might be effective in children and adults with a range of refractory seizure types...