K Grimwood

Summary

Affiliation: Wellington School of Medicine
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical update: rotavirus gastroenteritis and its prevention
    Keith Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington 6242, New Zealand
    Lancet 370:302-4. 2007
  2. pmc Twelve year outcomes following bacterial meningitis: further evidence for persisting effects
    K Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 83:111-6. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus hospitalisation in New Zealand children under 3 years of age
    Keith Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:196-203. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal infections in New Zealand 1998-1999
    K Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:272-7. 2002
  5. pmc Acute flaccid paralysis from echovirus type 33 infection
    Keith Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2230-2. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Palivizumab prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus infection in high-risk infants
    A M Vogel
    University of Auckland, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:550-4. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Lower airway inflammation in infants and young children with cystic fibrosis
    D S Armstrong
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 156:1197-204. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Variations in bronchiolitis management between five New Zealand hospitals: can we do better?
    A M Vogel
    Department of Paediatrics, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:40-5. 2003
  9. pmc Risk factors for respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis hospital admission in New Zealand
    K Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1333-41. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Macro-AST: a benign cause of persistently elevated aspartate aminotransferase
    E J Wiltshire
    Department of Paediatrics, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:642-3. 2004

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical update: rotavirus gastroenteritis and its prevention
    Keith Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington 6242, New Zealand
    Lancet 370:302-4. 2007
  2. pmc Twelve year outcomes following bacterial meningitis: further evidence for persisting effects
    K Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 83:111-6. 2000
    ..To determine whether intellectual and cognitive impairments observed seven years following early childhood bacterial meningitis persist into adolescence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus hospitalisation in New Zealand children under 3 years of age
    Keith Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 42:196-203. 2006
    ..To describe the epidemiology of severe rotavirus gastroenteritis and to estimate the hospitalisation rates of this illness in New Zealand children under 3 years of age...
  4. ncbi request reprint Early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal infections in New Zealand 1998-1999
    K Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:272-7. 2002
    ..To determine in New Zealand infants the attack rates, risk factors, preventive policies, strain serotype and antibiotic susceptibilities of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcus (GBS) infection...
  5. pmc Acute flaccid paralysis from echovirus type 33 infection
    Keith Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2230-2. 2003
    ..This is the first time an association between echovirus type 33 infection and acute flaccid paralysis has been reported...
  6. ncbi request reprint Palivizumab prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus infection in high-risk infants
    A M Vogel
    University of Auckland, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:550-4. 2002
    ..The consensus panel recommends that the priority for palivizumab be given to babies discharged on home oxygen with chronic lung disease, followed by babies born at 28 weeks or less gestation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lower airway inflammation in infants and young children with cystic fibrosis
    D S Armstrong
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 156:1197-204. 1997
    ..We conclude that airway inflammation follows respiratory infection and, in young children, improves when pathogens are eradicated from the airways...
  8. ncbi request reprint Variations in bronchiolitis management between five New Zealand hospitals: can we do better?
    A M Vogel
    Department of Paediatrics, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:40-5. 2003
    ..To determine the current management of bronchiolitis by five major New Zealand hospitals and to identify areas for improvement...
  9. pmc Risk factors for respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis hospital admission in New Zealand
    K Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1333-41. 2008
    ..This work highlights the importance of RSV disease in indigenous and minority populations, and identifies the need for further research to develop public health measures that can reduce health disparities...
  10. ncbi request reprint Macro-AST: a benign cause of persistently elevated aspartate aminotransferase
    E J Wiltshire
    Department of Paediatrics, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:642-3. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of palivizumab in New Zealand
    A M Vogel
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:352-7. 2002
    ..To establish the preterm infant hospitalization risks from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in New Zealand and the net cost per hospitalization averted by palivizumab...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome after early Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis
    G M Nixon
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr 138:699-704. 2001
    ..An improved disease severity score would improve the evaluation and study of early CF lung disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial comparing once daily and three times daily gentamicin in children with urinary tract infections
    J R Carapetis
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Children's Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:240-6. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Early-onset group B streptococcus prevention protocols in New Zealand public hospitals
    Isobelle A Gosling
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 42:362-4. 2002
    ..Determine group B streptococcus (GBS) prevention protocols...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus vaccines must perform in low-income countries too
    Keith Grimwood
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Disease Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Lancet 370:1739-40. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint The prevention of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcus infection: technical report from the New Zealand GBS Consensus Working Party
    Norma Campbell
    New Zealand College of Midwives, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U1023. 2004
    ..Since intrapartum antibiotics interrupt vertical GBS transmission, this is now a largely preventable public health problem. An important first step is to develop (then implement) nationally, agreed prevention policies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Awareness, knowledge and attitudes of lead maternity carers towards early-onset neonatal group B streptococcal disease
    Isobelle Gosling
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    N Z Med J 115:106-8. 2002
    ..To determine awareness, knowledge and attitudes of lead maternity carers (LMCs) towards early-onset neonatal group B streptococcus (GBS) infection and its prevention...
  18. ncbi request reprint Late antenatal carriage of group B Streptococcus by New Zealand women
    Keith Grimwood
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 42:182-6. 2002
    ..To determine in New Zealand women the prevalence of group B Streptococcus (GBS) carriage late in pregnancy and to identify GBS colonisation risk factors, antibiotic susceptibility and serotype distribution...
  19. ncbi request reprint Infants hospitalised with pertussis: estimating the true disease burden
    Rebecca L Somerville
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland, Auckland, and General Paediatrics, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:617-22. 2007
    ..Disease burden estimates are primarily from passive surveillance, which underestimates disease incidence. The aim of this study is to use active surveillance to determine pertussis disease burden in infants hospitalised in NZ...
  20. pmc Human bocavirus in infants, New Zealand
    Natalie Redshaw
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1797-9. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection complicated by pneumomediastinum and severe mucositis
    Deborah Fearon
    Child Health Services, Wellington Hospital, Capital and Coast District Health Board, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:403-5. 2007
    ..There are no skin lesions and it improves promptly with antibiotics. Spontaneous pneumomediastinum usually only requires rest, analgesia and management of the underlying condition...
  22. ncbi request reprint Distinct patterns of evolution between respiratory syncytial virus subgroups A and B from New Zealand isolates collected over thirty-seven years
    James W Matheson
    Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Med Virol 78:1354-64. 2006
    ..The mutation rate calculated for the RSV B G gene was significantly higher than for RSV A. Together, these data reveal that RSV subgroups exhibit different patterns of evolution, with subgroup B viruses evolving faster than A...
  23. ncbi request reprint Persistence of oral polio vaccine virus after its removal from the immunisation schedule in New Zealand
    Q Sue Huang
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, PO Box 50348, Porirua, New Zealand
    Lancet 366:394-6. 2005
    ..Sequence homology with Sabin vaccine parent strains indicated that polioviruses detected more than 4 months after the switch were of recent origin, consistent with importation from OPV-using countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of segregation on an epidemic Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain in a cystic fibrosis clinic
    Amanda L Griffiths
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1020-5. 2005
    ..Further studies are needed to resolve whether cohort segregation completely eliminates cross-infection and if acquisition of epidemic isolates is associated with worse outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Operative rates for acute intussusception in New Zealand
    Ellen Chen
    N Z Med J 117:U1085. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint An echovirus type 33 winter outbreak in New Zealand
    Q Sue Huang
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand
    Clin Infect Dis 37:650-7. 2003
    ..The isolates were closely related to strains from Australia and Oman. Molecular typing, together with a serotype-specific E33 PCR, improved the speed and effectiveness of the outbreak investigation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Time course of transient cortical scintigraphic defects associated with acute pyelonephritis
    Michael R Ditchfield
    Department of Radiology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne 3052, Australia
    Pediatr Radiol 32:849-52. 2002
    ..Acute pyelonephritis is distinguished from renal scarring using repeat cortical scintigraphy. The defects of acute pyelonephritis resolve, while those of scars persist...
  28. doi request reprint Human rotavirus vaccines: too early for the strain to tell
    Keith Grimwood
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Disease Laboratory, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital and University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Lancet 371:1144-5. 2008