Edwin A Mitchell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc Beckwith Wiedemann imprinting defect found in leucocyte but not buccal DNA in a child born small for gestational age
    Rinki Murphy
    Department of Medicine, FMHS, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Med Genet 13:99. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The association between BMI, vigorous physical activity and television viewing and the risk of symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in children and adolescents: ISAAC Phase Three
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Exp Allergy 43:73-84. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The association between tobacco and the risk of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in children and adolescents: analyses from Phase Three of the ISAAC programme
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 67:941-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Scientific consensus forum to review the evidence underpinning the recommendations of the Australian SIDS and Kids Safe Sleeping Health Promotion Programme--October 2010
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:626-33. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint SIDS prevention: 3000 lives saved but we can do better
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:50-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Cross-sectional survey of risk factors for asthma in 6-7-year-old children in New Zealand: International Study of Asthma and Allergy in Childhood Phase Three
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:375-83. 2009
  7. pmc Obesity and diabetes genes are associated with being born small for gestational age: results from the Auckland Birthweight Collaborative study
    Angharad R Morgan
    Discipline of Nutrition, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Med Genet 11:125. 2010
  8. doi request reprint SIDS: past, present and future
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 98:1712-9. 2009
  9. pmc Maternal nutritional risk factors for small for gestational age babies in a developed country: a case-control study
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F431-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of an asthma clinical pathway for children in general practice
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 94:226-33. 2005

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. pmc Beckwith Wiedemann imprinting defect found in leucocyte but not buccal DNA in a child born small for gestational age
    Rinki Murphy
    Department of Medicine, FMHS, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Med Genet 13:99. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The association between BMI, vigorous physical activity and television viewing and the risk of symptoms of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in children and adolescents: ISAAC Phase Three
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Exp Allergy 43:73-84. 2013
    ..Several studies have observed an association between obesity and asthma, but whether or not there is an association with rhinoconjunctivitis or eczema is unclear...
  3. doi request reprint The association between tobacco and the risk of asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema in children and adolescents: analyses from Phase Three of the ISAAC programme
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Thorax 67:941-9. 2012
    ..Exposure to parental smoking is associated with wheeze in early childhood, but in 2006 the US Surgeon General stated that the evidence is insufficient to infer a causal relationship between exposure and asthma in childhood and adolescents...
  4. doi request reprint Scientific consensus forum to review the evidence underpinning the recommendations of the Australian SIDS and Kids Safe Sleeping Health Promotion Programme--October 2010
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:626-33. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint SIDS prevention: 3000 lives saved but we can do better
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:50-7. 2012
    ..We calculate that this has saved over 3000 lives. However, we argue that we could save more infant lives, if more focus was given to the risks observed from parents sleeping in the same bed as their babies...
  6. doi request reprint Cross-sectional survey of risk factors for asthma in 6-7-year-old children in New Zealand: International Study of Asthma and Allergy in Childhood Phase Three
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:375-83. 2009
    ..To identify risk factors for asthma in primary school-aged children in New Zealand...
  7. pmc Obesity and diabetes genes are associated with being born small for gestational age: results from the Auckland Birthweight Collaborative study
    Angharad R Morgan
    Discipline of Nutrition, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Med Genet 11:125. 2010
    ..However, in a large proportion of SGA, no underlying cause is evident, and these individuals may have a larger genetic contribution...
  8. doi request reprint SIDS: past, present and future
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 98:1712-9. 2009
    ..Conclusion: SIDS is preventable. Application of what we currently know could eliminate SIDS. The challenge is to find ways of implementing our knowledge...
  9. pmc Maternal nutritional risk factors for small for gestational age babies in a developed country: a case-control study
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F431-5. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of maternal diet during pregnancy on the risk of delivering a baby who is small for gestational age (SGA)...
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of an asthma clinical pathway for children in general practice
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 94:226-33. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of the implementation of an asthma clinical pathway on asthma in children in general practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Should pacifiers be recommended to prevent sudden infant death syndrome?
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 117:1755-8. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the sudden infant death syndrome
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 21:81-103. 2006
    ..Assuming a causal association between smoking and SIDS, about one-third of SIDS deaths might have been prevented if all fetuses had not been exposed to maternal smoking in utero...
  13. pmc The continuing decline in SIDS mortality
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 92:625-6. 2007
    ..A postal survey found that the proportion of infants sleeping on their back has increased substantially (from 24.4% in 1992 to 72.3% in 2005), and this could account for the 39%-48% decrease in SIDS mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Wrapping a cot mattress in plastic does not explain the continuing fall in SIDS mortality
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Pediatr 167:251-2. 2008
    ..7%. This cannot account for the 63% decline in SIDS from 1994 to 2004...
  15. doi request reprint Simultaneous sudden unexpected death in infancy of twins: case report
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, 1040, New Zealand
    Int J Legal Med 124:631-5. 2010
    ..We recommend the term "simultaneous sudden unexpected death in infancy of twins" to describe such cases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for asthma at 3.5 and 7 years of age
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1747-55. 2007
    ..It has been suggested that factors in early life including exposure to allergens and microbes may influence the development of asthma...
  17. doi request reprint Prone sleeping position increases the risk of SIDS in the day more than at night
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 97:584-9. 2008
    ..SIDS mortality is higher during the night than in the day...
  18. doi request reprint Head covering and the risk for SIDS: findings from the New Zealand and German SIDS case-control studies
    Edwin A Mitchell
    University of Auckland, Department of Paediatrics, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 121:e1478-83. 2008
    ..By using the data from 2 sudden infant death syndrome case-control studies, consistency of the findings could be assessed...
  19. doi request reprint What is the mechanism of SIDS? Clues from epidemiology
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Dev Psychobiol 51:215-22. 2009
    ..Rebreathing of expired gases, airway obstruction, long QT syndrome and other genetic conditions may explain a small number of sudden unexpected deaths in infancy...
  20. pmc Recommendations for sudden infant death syndrome prevention: a discussion document
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 92:155-9. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Parental reported apnoea, admissions to hospital and sudden infant death syndrome
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 90:417-22. 2001
    ..1/1000. Admission rates were higher for Maori infants and boys. Conclusion: It may be concluded that the relationship between parental reported apnoea and SIDS is tenuous...
  22. ncbi request reprint Smoking, nicotine and tar and risk of small for gestational age babies
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 91:323-8. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of maternal smoking and environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) on risk of small for gestational age infants (SGA)...
  23. ncbi request reprint The ecological relationship of tobacco smoking to the prevalence of symptoms of asthma and other atopic diseases in children: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:667-73. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Seasonal differences in risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome. The New Zealand Cot Death Study Group
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 88:253-8. 1999
    ..Prone sleeping position accounts for about half of the difference between the mortality rate in summer and that in winter. This suggests that some factor related to season modifies the effect of prone sleeping position...
  25. ncbi request reprint Does circadian variation in risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) suggest there are two (or more) SIDS subtypes?
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 92:991-3. 2003
    ..In addition, there are probably other mechanisms that do not show a circadian variation...
  26. pmc Use of duvets and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 81:117-9. 1999
    ..The use of duvets in infancy is not recommended in the UK and Australia because of a reported association with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Changing infants' sleep position increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome. New Zealand Cot Death Study
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 153:1136-41. 1999
    ..To examine whether the prone sleeping position may increase the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), particularly in infants unused to prone sleep...
  28. ncbi request reprint Deprivation and sudden infant death syndrome
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 51:147-50. 2000
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Plastic wrapping of cot mattresses: results from a pilot study
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland
    N Z Med J 113:326-7. 2000
    ..To assess the prevalence of plastic wrapping of cot mattresses and their thickness...
  30. ncbi request reprint Snoring in the first year of life
    E A Mitchell
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 92:425-9. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence of snoring in infancy and the factors associated with snoring...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: risk factors for infants found face down differ from other SIDS cases
    John M D Thompson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Pediatr 149:630-633. 2006
    ..To test the hypothesis that infants with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) found face down (FD) would have SIDS risk factors different from those found in other positions (non-face-down position, NFD)...
  32. pmc Risk factors for obesity in 7-year-old European children: the Auckland Birthweight Collaborative Study
    Nikki J Blair
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 92:866-71. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors associated with obesity in primary school children, with a particular focus on those which can be modified. To identify critical periods and growth patterns in the development of childhood obesity...
  33. doi request reprint The prevalence of cobedding and SIDS-related child care practices in twins
    B Lynne Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1477-85. 2010
    ..More research is needed to establish the safety of cobedding in relation to the risk of SIDS...
  34. pmc A postal survey of maternal sleep in late pregnancy
    B Lynne Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:144. 2012
    ..Sleep disturbances in late pregnancy are common. This study aimed to survey sleep problems in third trimester pregnant women and to compare sleep in the pre-pregnancy period with the third trimester...
  35. doi request reprint Dietary patterns of children at 3.5 and 7 years of age: a New Zealand birth cohort study
    Clare R Wall
    Discipline of Nutrition, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 102:137-42. 2013
    ..To describe the dietary patterns of children at 3.5 and 7 years born small for gestational age (SGA) and appropriate for gestational age (AGA) and the association of dietary patterns with socio-demographic and obstetric factors...
  36. doi request reprint Maternal dietary patterns in pregnancy and the association with small-for-gestational-age infants
    John M D Thompson
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019 Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Nutr 103:1665-73. 2010
    ..Socio-demographic factors tend to be significantly related to dietary patterns, suggesting that extra resources may be necessary for disadvantaged mothers to ensure good nutrition in pregnancy...
  37. doi request reprint Children born small for gestational age are not at special risk for preschool emotion and behaviour problems
    Christine M Cornforth
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Early Hum Dev 88:479-85. 2012
    ..These results do not support the view that SGA is a risk for behavioural preschool difficulties or that SGA children are sensitised to risks known to be associated with such difficulties in the preschool years...
  38. pmc Relationship between obesity, ethnicity and risk of late stillbirth: a case control study
    Tomasina Stacey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, ACH Support Building, Park Road, Grafton, Auckland 1020, New Zealand
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:3. 2011
    ..Previous studies have indicated an ethnic disparity in the rate of stillbirths. This study aimed to determine whether maternal ethnicity is independently associated with late stillbirth in New Zealand...
  39. pmc Reduced genetic influence on childhood obesity in small for gestational age children
    Dug Yeo Han
    Discipline of Nutrition, FM and HS, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Med Genet 14:10. 2013
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Antenatal care, identification of suboptimal fetal growth and risk of late stillbirth: findings from the Auckland Stillbirth Study
    Tomasina Stacey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 52:242-7. 2012
    ..Stillbirth remains an important public health problem in Australia and New Zealand. The role that antenatal care plays in the prevention of stillbirth in high-income countries is unclear...
  41. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of cytomegalovirus infection in pre-school children
    TIMOTHY P O'BRIEN
    Departments of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:291-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to measure the seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in 3.5-year-old children, and identify the determinants of seropositivity...
  42. doi request reprint The catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val158Met polymorphism moderates the effect of antenatal stress on childhood behavioural problems: longitudinal evidence across multiple ages
    John M D Thompson
    Department of Paediatrics, FM and HS, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:148-54. 2012
    ..The functional polymorphism Val158Met in the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene was analysed to determine its association with maternal stress and childhood total difficulties...
  43. doi request reprint Maternal perception of fetal activity and late stillbirth risk: findings from the Auckland Stillbirth Study
    Tomasina Stacey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Birth 38:311-6. 2011
    ..Little is known about other aspects of perceived fetal activity. The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between maternal perception of fetal activity and late stillbirth (≥28 wk gestation) risk...
  44. doi request reprint Sudden unexpected infant death in Auckland: a retrospective case review
    B Lynne Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 100:1108-12. 2011
    ..To review autopsy reports of all SUDI deaths in the Auckland region, New Zealand, from October 2000 to December 2009...
  45. pmc Nasal and intrapulmonary haemorrhage in sudden infant death syndrome
    D M Becroft
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Claude Road, Auckland 1003, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 85:116-20. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Nasal and intrapulmonary haemorrhages have common associations not shared with intrathoracic petechiae. Smothering is a possible common factor, although is unlikely to be the cause in most cases presenting as SIDS...
  46. pmc Are the risk factors for SIDS different for preterm and term infants?
    J M D Thompson
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 91:107-11. 2006
    ..Mortality from SIDS has declined since the recommendation that infants are not placed prone to sleep. SIDS mortality is higher in infants born preterm than those born at term...
  47. doi request reprint The Auckland Stillbirth study, a case-control study exploring modifiable risk factors for third trimester stillbirth: methods and rationale
    Tomasina Stacey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 51:3-8. 2011
    ..In high-income countries, stillbirth rates have been static in recent decades. Unexplained stillbirths account for up to 50% of these deaths...
  48. ncbi request reprint Determinants of developmental delay in infants aged 12 months
    Rebecca F Slykerman
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:121-8. 2007
    ..5]) were significantly associated with developmental delay after adjustment for the effects of potential confounders. In conclusion, maternal and postnatal factors were better predictors of developmental delay than demographic variables...
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for atopic dermatitis in New Zealand children at 3.5 years of age
    D J Purvis
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Dermatol 152:742-9. 2005
    ..The prevalence of atopic dermatitis (AD) is increasing in Western societies. The hygiene hypothesis proposes that this is due to reduced exposure to environmental allergens and infections during early life...
  50. doi request reprint Serial developmental assessments in infants with deformational plagiocephaly
    B Lynne Hutchison
    The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:274-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine developmental outcomes for children with deformational plagiocephaly over 1 year of follow up...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary interstitial hemosiderin in infancy: a common consequence of normal labor
    David M O Becroft
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 8:448-52. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Asthma prevalence in European, Maori, and Pacific children in New Zealand: ISAAC study
    Philip K Pattemore
    Department of Paediatrics, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
    Pediatr Pulmonol 37:433-42. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the reasons for these apparent differences in asthma severity...
  53. ncbi request reprint Placental villitis of unknown origin: epidemiologic associations
    David M Becroft
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:264-71. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the incidence and associations of placental villitis of unknown origin or etiology (VUE)...
  54. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of positioning treatments in infants with positional head shape deformities
    B Lynne Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 99:1556-60. 2010
    ..Randomized controlled trials of treatment for deformational plagiocephaly and brachycephaly have been lacking in the literature...
  55. doi request reprint Deformational plagiocephaly: a follow-up of head shape, parental concern and neurodevelopment at ages 3 and 4 years
    B L Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 96:85-90. 2011
    ..To compare head shape measurements, parental concern about head shape and developmental delays in infancy with measurements obtained at follow-up at ages 3 and 4 years...
  56. ncbi request reprint The impact of the method of consent on response rates in the ISAAC time trends study
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1059-65. 2010
    ..Centres in Phases I and III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) programme used the method of consent (passive or active) required by local ethics committees...
  57. pmc Which population level environmental factors are associated with asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis and eczema? Review of the ecological analyses of ISAAC Phase One
    M Innes Asher
    Department of Paediatrics, Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respir Res 11:8. 2010
    ..Interventions based on small associations may have the potential for a large public health benefit...
  58. pmc Socioeconomic status and preterm birth: New Zealand trends, 1980 to 1999
    E D Craig
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 86:F142-6. 2002
    ..While a number of countries have reported rising preterm birth rates over the past two decades, none has examined the effects of socioeconomic status on preterm birth at a national level...
  59. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of placental infarction at term
    D M O Becroft
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Placenta 23:343-51. 2002
    ..09, P=0.0034); and between some ethnic groups. We conclude that at least five factors have independent associations with the incidence of placental infarction and these associations differ by site and age of infarcts...
  60. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for small-for-gestational-age babies: The Auckland Birthweight Collaborative Study
    J M Thompson
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:369-75. 2001
    ..This case-control study determined whether internationally recognized risk factors for small-for-gestational-age (SGA) term babies were applicable in New Zealand...
  61. ncbi request reprint Maternal cannabis use in the sudden death syndrome
    R K Scragg
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 90:57-60. 2001
    ..39, 3.57) compared to non-users; and the multivariate odds ratio was 1.55 (95% CI = 0.87, 2.75). We conclude that frequent maternal cannabis use may be a weak risk factor for SIDS, but this finding requires further research...
  62. ncbi request reprint The relationship of per capita gross national product to the prevalence of symptoms of asthma and other atopic diseases in children (ISAAC)
    A W Stewart
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Epidemiol 30:173-9. 2001
    ..This paper examines the relationship of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis and eczema with gross national product per capita (GNP per capita)...
  63. ncbi request reprint The impact of pacifier use on breastfeeding: a prospective cohort study
    A M Vogel
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:58-63. 2001
    ..To determine the predictors of pacifier use during the first year of life and to assess the influence of pacifier use on the duration of breastfeeding...
  64. ncbi request reprint Side sleeping position and bed sharing in the sudden infant death syndrome
    R K Scragg
    Department of Community Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Med 30:345-9. 1998
    ..For infants of nonsmoking mothers, who have a low absolute risk of SIDS, the 40-50% increase in risk needs to be balanced against other perceived benefits from bed sharing, such as increased breastfeeding...
  65. ncbi request reprint The establishment and duration of breastfeeding. Part 2: Community influences
    A M Vogel
    Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Breastfeed Rev 6:11-6. 1998
    ..Conflicting opinions exist about the difficulties of introducing older infants to bottles...
  66. ncbi request reprint The establishment and duration of breastfeeding. Part 1: Hospital influences
    A M Vogel
    Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Auckland
    Breastfeed Rev 6:5-9. 1998
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Translation of questions: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) experience
    P Ellwood
    Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1174-82. 2009
    ..To explore the consequences of translating the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) English core questionnaires on asthma, rhinitis and eczema symptoms into other languages...
  68. doi request reprint Vitamin d during pregnancy and infancy and infant serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d concentration
    Cameron C Grant
    MBChB, Department of Paediatrics Child and Youth Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Wellesley St, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Pediatrics 133:e143-53. 2014
    ..To determine the vitamin D dose necessary to achieve serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) concentration ≥20 ng/mL during infancy...
  69. doi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance for measuring percentage body fat in young persons with Down syndrome: validation with dual-energy absorptiometry
    Sarah J Loveday
    Department of Paediatrics, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 101:e491-5. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to accurately measure body fat in children with Down syndrome and to identify which existing algorithm best predicts percentage body fat in this population...
  70. ncbi request reprint Long QT and Brugada syndrome gene mutations in New Zealand
    Seo Kyung Chung
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Heart Rhythm 4:1306-14. 2007
    ..Genetic testing in long QT syndrome (LQTS) is moving from research into clinical practice. We have recently piloted a molecular genetics program in a New Zealand research laboratory with a view to establishing a clinical diagnostic service...
  71. doi request reprint Characteristics, head shape measurements and developmental delay in 287 consecutive infants attending a plagiocephaly clinic
    B L Hutchison
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 98:1494-9. 2009
    ..To describe the characteristics, developmental status and severity of head shape deformation in infants presenting to a plagiocephaly clinic...
  72. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding and intelligence of preschool children
    R F Slykerman
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 94:832-7. 2005
    ..To investigate whether breastfeeding during infancy is a determinant of intelligence at 3.5 y...
  73. ncbi request reprint Stress and lack of social support as risk factors for small-for-gestational-age birth
    J E Pryor
    Department of Behavioural Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Paediatr 92:62-4. 2003
    ..To determine the contributions of social support and perceived stress to the risk of small-for-gestational-age birth...
  74. ncbi request reprint Placental infarcts, intervillous fibrin plaques, and intervillous thrombi: incidences, cooccurrences, and epidemiological associations
    David M O Becroft
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 7:26-34. 2004
    ..The maternal thrombophilias may have such a role...
  75. doi request reprint Helping children sleep
    Barbara C Galland
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Arch Dis Child 95:850-3. 2010
    ..Modifications of the extinction programme show promise but need further evaluation. Identifying and managing sleep problems in childhood may improve health, including emotional well-being, in adolescence and adulthood...
  76. ncbi request reprint Maternal stress, social support and preschool children's intelligence
    R F Slykerman
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Early Hum Dev 81:815-21. 2005
    ....
  77. pmc Analysis of MMP2 promoter polymorphisms in childhood obesity
    Angharad R Morgan
    Discipline of Nutrition, FMHS, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Res Notes 4:253. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  78. doi request reprint Algorithms for using an activity-based accelerometer for identification of infant sleep-wake states during nap studies
    Barbara C Galland
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Sleep Med 13:743-51. 2012
    ..To determine the accuracy of using different algorithms on the output from an Actical accelerometer, a device normally used to measure physical activity, to distinguish sleep from wake states...
  79. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome and unclassified sudden infant deaths: a definitional and diagnostic approach
    Henry F Krous
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital San Diego, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    Pediatrics 114:234-8. 2004
    ..It is anticipated that these new definitions will be modified in the future to accommodate new understanding of SIDS and sudden infant death...
  80. ncbi request reprint Sudden infant death syndrome: should bed sharing be discouraged?
    Edwin A Mitchell
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:305-6. 2007
  81. pmc Short sleep duration in middle childhood: risk factors and consequences
    Gillian M Nixon
    Ritchie Centre obr Baby Health Research, Monash Institute of Medical Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Sleep 31:71-8. 2008
    ..To measure sleep duration in 7-year-old children; identify the determinants of sleep duration; and assess the association between short sleep duration and obesity, cognitive functioning, and behaviour...