Bernt Alm

Summary

Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Changes in the epidemiology of sudden infant death syndrome in Sweden 1973-1996
    B Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Goteborg University, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 84:24-30. 2001
  2. pmc Early protective and risk factors for allergic rhinitis at age 4½ yr
    Bernt Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Paediatric Outpatient Clinic, Central Infant Welfare Unit, Molndal, Sweden
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:398-404. 2011
  3. pmc Early introduction of fish decreases the risk of eczema in infants
    B Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Gothenburg, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 94:11-5. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint [The pillar of public health. Child vaccination still a hot issue]
    Bernt Alm
    Landstinget Halland, Kungsbacka
    Lakartidningen 105:1659. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Sudden infant death needed as diagnosis. The BMJ idea not relevant--the diagnosis a basis for national SIDS registry]
    Bernt Alm
    Lakartidningen 105:988-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint SIDS diagnosis should not be put to bed
    Bernt Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Gothenburg, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 97:695-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Neonatal antibiotic treatment is a risk factor for early wheezing
    Bernt Alm
    Department of Pediatrics, Goteborg University, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Pediatrics 121:697-702. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint To co-sleep or not to sleep?
    Bernt Alm
    Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Paediatrics, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 96:1385-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Parents have accepted the advice on how to prevent sudden infant death]
    Bernt Alm
    Avdelningen för pediatrik, Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 101:1268-70. 2004
  10. pmc SIDS risk factors and factors associated with prone sleeping in Sweden
    B Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 91:915-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Changes in the epidemiology of sudden infant death syndrome in Sweden 1973-1996
    B Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Goteborg University, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 84:24-30. 2001
    ..From the early 1970s to the early 1990s, there was a significant rise in the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in Scandinavia. Following the risk reducing campaign, the incidence has fallen to about the same level as in 1973...
  2. pmc Early protective and risk factors for allergic rhinitis at age 4½ yr
    Bernt Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Paediatric Outpatient Clinic, Central Infant Welfare Unit, Molndal, Sweden
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:398-404. 2011
    ..49; 0.29-0.82). In conclusion, we found that previous and present allergic disease, heredity and male gender increased the risk of allergic rhinitis at 4½ yr of age. The introduction of fish before the age of 9 months reduced the risk...
  3. pmc Early introduction of fish decreases the risk of eczema in infants
    B Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Gothenburg, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 94:11-5. 2009
    ..Atopic eczema in infants has increased in western societies. Environmental factors and the introduction of food may affect the risk of eczema...
  4. ncbi request reprint [The pillar of public health. Child vaccination still a hot issue]
    Bernt Alm
    Landstinget Halland, Kungsbacka
    Lakartidningen 105:1659. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Sudden infant death needed as diagnosis. The BMJ idea not relevant--the diagnosis a basis for national SIDS registry]
    Bernt Alm
    Lakartidningen 105:988-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint SIDS diagnosis should not be put to bed
    Bernt Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Gothenburg, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 97:695-6. 2008
    ..The finding that prone sleeping position and smoking are important risk factors for SIDS has considerably reduced the incidence. Although these risk factors can be found in many cases of SIDS, they cannot be regarded as causes of death...
  7. doi request reprint Neonatal antibiotic treatment is a risk factor for early wheezing
    Bernt Alm
    Department of Pediatrics, Goteborg University, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, SE 416 85 Goteborg, Sweden
    Pediatrics 121:697-702. 2008
    ..As a result, there has been a risk of reverse causation. To minimize the risk of reverse causation, we have focused on the effect of antibiotics that are already administered on the neonatal ward...
  8. ncbi request reprint To co-sleep or not to sleep?
    Bernt Alm
    Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Paediatrics, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 96:1385-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Parents have accepted the advice on how to prevent sudden infant death]
    Bernt Alm
    Avdelningen för pediatrik, Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 101:1268-70. 2004
    ..Further improvements are possible by changing the side sleeping position to supine, and by decreasing tobacco smoking among pregnant mothers...
  10. pmc SIDS risk factors and factors associated with prone sleeping in Sweden
    B Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 91:915-9. 2006
    ..To compare the current prevalence of risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in Sweden with a decade earlier, and assess factors associated with prone sleeping...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A and sudden infant death syndrome in Scandinavia 1992-1995
    B Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 92:162-4. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of vitamin supplementation on the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)...
  12. pmc Breast feeding and the sudden infant death syndrome in Scandinavia, 1992-95
    B Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Göteborg Department of Paediatrics, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 86:400-2. 2002
    ..To assess the effects of breast feeding habits on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Bronchial obstruction and eczema unexpectedly common among Swedish infants. Interesting findings in an questionnaire study about food and life style habits of small children]
    Bernt Alm
    Avdelingen för pediatrik, Institutionen for kvinnors och barns halsa, Göteborgs Universitet, Sweden
    Lakartidningen 102:472-4, 476. 2005
    ..We believe that the questionnaire used in this study can be a useful instrument for estimating the effects of lifestyle and environmental factors on the development of future asthma and allergy...
  14. pmc Early fish introduction and neonatal antibiotics affect the risk of asthma into school age
    Emma Goksör
    Department of Paediatrics, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:339-44. 2013
    ..However, it is uncertain whether the effects remain into school age. The aim was to explore these risk factors for doctor-diagnosed asthma at 8 years...
  15. doi request reprint Preschool wheeze - impact of early fish introduction and neonatal antibiotics
    Emma Goksör
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Gothenburg, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 100:1561-6. 2011
    ..To avoid reverse causation regarding antibiotics, we focused on the influence of broad-spectrum antibiotics given during the first week of life...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of pre- and post-natal smoke exposure on future asthma and bronchial hyper-responsiveness
    Emma Goksör
    Department of Paediatrics, Goteborg University, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 96:1030-5. 2007
    ..To analyse the impact of pre- and post-natal smoke exposure on asthma presence, bronchial hyper-responsiveness, airway function and active smoking in early adulthood...
  17. doi request reprint Reduced airway function in early adulthood among subjects with wheezing disorder before two years of age
    Emma Goksör
    Department of Paediatrics, Goteborg University, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:396-403. 2008
    ..To compare airway function in early adulthood in subjects with wheezing in infancy with age-matched controls and to analyze what accounts for a possible difference...
  18. doi request reprint Alarmingly high prevalence of smoking and symptoms of bronchitis in young women in Sweden: a population-based questionnaire study
    Göran Wennergren
    Krefting Research Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Prim Care Respir J 22:214-20. 2013
    ..After 10 years of a decrease in smoking among young people in Sweden, we now have indications of increased smoking...
  19. ncbi request reprint Asthma symptoms in early childhood--what happens then?
    Emma Goksör
    Department of Paediatrics, Goteborg University, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 95:471-8. 2006
    ..To study the outcome in early adulthood for children with early asthma symptoms and to analyse the factors associated with current asthma...
  20. doi request reprint Prenatal paracetamol exposure and risk of wheeze at preschool age
    Emma Goksör
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Gothenburg, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 100:1567-71. 2011
    ..To analyse the association between prenatal paracetamol exposure and preschool wheeze...
  21. doi request reprint Asthma in late adolescence--farm childhood is protective and the prevalence increase has levelled off
    Göran Wennergren
    Krefting Research Centre, Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:806-13. 2010
    ..In line with the hygiene hypothesis, a farm childhood significantly reduced the likelihood of asthma. The adverse effects of smoking could already be seen at this young age...
  22. pmc Influence of neighbourhood purchasing power on breastfeeding at four months of age: a Swedish population-based cohort study
    Gerd Almquist-Tangen
    Child Health Care Unit, Region Halland SE 434 80, Kungsbacka, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 13:1077. 2013
    ..A better understanding of the influence of neighbourhood-level SES measures, relating to spatial determinants, might lead to targeted actions to promote breastfeeding during infancy...
  23. doi request reprint Factors associated with discontinuation of breastfeeding before 1 month of age
    Almqvist Tangen Gerd
    Child Health Care Team, County Council Halland, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 101:55-60. 2012
    ..Breastfeeding is associated with many benefits for both mother and child. Initiation rates are high in Sweden. Recently a slight decline is seen...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stop SIDS--sleeping solitary supine, sucking soother, stopping smoking substitutes
    Bernt Alm
    Department of Paediatrics, Goteborg University, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 95:260-2. 2006
    ..Bed sharing can increase the risk of SIDS if the infant is below 2-3 months of age, especially if the mother is a smoker. Any nicotine use should be avoided during pregnancy and breast-feeding...
  25. doi request reprint Population-based waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio reference values in preschool children
    Josefine Roswall
    Department of Paediatrics, County Hospital, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 98:1632-6. 2009
    ..To establish new reference values for measurements of waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio in preschool children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Why do ALTE infants not die in SIDS?
    Ann Edner
    Department of Woman and Child, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 96:191-4. 2007
    ..To compare known risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) amongst infants with apparent life threatening events (ALTE) with their matched controls, and ALTE infants who subsequently died of SIDS with infants surviving an ALTE...
  27. ncbi request reprint [New discoveries on sudden infant death. Pacifiers protect, "co-sleeping" and nicotine (also patch/chewing gum) increase the risk]
    Bernt Alm
    Göteborgs Universitet, Drottning Silvias barn och ungdomssjukhus
    Lakartidningen 103:528-9. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Immediate injection pain in infants aged 18 months during vaccination against measles, mumps and rubella with either Priorix or MMR-II
    Nina Knutsson
    Primary Health and Medical Care, Child Health Centre, Munkebäckstorg, S 416 73 Göteborg, Sweden
    Vaccine 24:5800-5. 2006
    ..Mean VAS value was 2.3/5.2 for Priorix and MMR-II, respectively (p<0.001). Mean CHEOPS value was 1.9/6.1 for Priorix and MMR-II, respectively (p<0.001). The study shows that Priorix gives less immediate injection pain than MMR-II...
  29. doi request reprint The Inhaled Steroid Treatment As Regular Therapy in Early Asthma (START) study 5-year follow-up: effectiveness of early intervention with budesonide in mild persistent asthma
    William W Busse
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, J5 219 CSC, Box 2454, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:1167-74. 2008
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