Karen M Edmond

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prospective cohort study of disabling sequelae and quality of life in children with bacterial meningitis in urban Senegal
    Karen Edmond
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:1023-9. 2010
  2. pmc Effect of vitamin A supplementation in women of reproductive age on cause-specific early and late infant mortality in rural Ghana: ObaapaVitA double-blind, cluster-randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Karen Edmond
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMJ Open 2:e000658. 2012
  3. pmc New approaches to preventing, diagnosing, and treating neonatal sepsis
    Karen Edmond
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 7:e1000213. 2010
  4. pmc Efficacy of early neonatal vitamin A supplementation in reducing mortality during infancy in Ghana, India and Tanzania: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Rajiv Bahl
    Department of Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Trials 13:22. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Group B streptococcal disease in infants aged younger than 3 months: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen M Edmond
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 379:547-56. 2012
  6. pmc Long term sequelae from childhood pneumonia; systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen Edmond
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31239. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Aetiology of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in rural Ghana: implications for health programming in developing countries
    Karen M Edmond
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:430-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of verbal autopsies in ascertaining the causes of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in rural Ghana
    Karen M Edmond
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:417-29. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of early infant feeding practices on mortality in low birth weight infants from rural Ghana
    K M Edmond
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Perinatol 28:438-44. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of early infant feeding practices on infection-specific neonatal mortality: an investigation of the causal links with observational data from rural Ghana
    Karen M Edmond
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1126-31. 2007

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Prospective cohort study of disabling sequelae and quality of life in children with bacterial meningitis in urban Senegal
    Karen Edmond
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:1023-9. 2010
    ..No studies have prospectively examined disabling sequelae and quality of life in children with bacterial meningitis in Sub-Saharan Africa...
  2. pmc Effect of vitamin A supplementation in women of reproductive age on cause-specific early and late infant mortality in rural Ghana: ObaapaVitA double-blind, cluster-randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Karen Edmond
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMJ Open 2:e000658. 2012
    ..Weekly vitamin A supplementation in women of reproductive age has no beneficial or deleterious effect on the causes of infant death to age 6 or 12 months in rural Ghana. Trial registration number http://ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00211341...
  3. pmc New approaches to preventing, diagnosing, and treating neonatal sepsis
    Karen Edmond
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 7:e1000213. 2010
    ..Karen Edmond and Anita Zaidi highlight new approaches that could reduce the burden of neonatal sepsis worldwide...
  4. pmc Efficacy of early neonatal vitamin A supplementation in reducing mortality during infancy in Ghana, India and Tanzania: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Rajiv Bahl
    Department of Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Trials 13:22. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Group B streptococcal disease in infants aged younger than 3 months: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen M Edmond
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 379:547-56. 2012
    ..However, estimates of disease burden in many countries outside of these regions is not available. We aimed to examine the current global burden of invasive disease and the serotype distribution of group B streptococcus isolates...
  6. pmc Long term sequelae from childhood pneumonia; systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen Edmond
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31239. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Aetiology of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in rural Ghana: implications for health programming in developing countries
    Karen M Edmond
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:430-7. 2008
    ..Community-level interventions are urgently needed, especially interventions that reduce intrapartum deaths and infection rates in the mother and infant...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of verbal autopsies in ascertaining the causes of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in rural Ghana
    Karen M Edmond
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:417-29. 2008
    ..However, further simplifications are needed to allow use of the World Health Organisation VA in routine child health programmes. The diagnostic accuracy of the VA tool should also be assessed in other regions and in multicentre studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of early infant feeding practices on mortality in low birth weight infants from rural Ghana
    K M Edmond
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Perinatol 28:438-44. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of early infant feeding practices on low birth weight- (LBW) specific neonatal mortality in rural Ghana...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of early infant feeding practices on infection-specific neonatal mortality: an investigation of the causal links with observational data from rural Ghana
    Karen M Edmond
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1126-31. 2007
    ..Investigation into the biological plausibility of this relation and potential causal pathways is needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Delayed breastfeeding initiation increases risk of neonatal mortality
    Karen M Edmond
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
    Pediatrics 117:e380-6. 2006
    ..Breastfeeding promotion is a key child survival strategy. Although there is an extensive scientific basis for its impact on postneonatal mortality, evidence is sparse for its impact on neonatal mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Drowning and near-drowning in Northern Territory children
    K M Edmond
    Territory Health Services, Casuarina, NT
    Med J Aust 175:605-8. 2001
    ..To compare incidences of drowing for children in the Northern Territory (NT) with those in Queensland and the rest of Australia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Paediatric melioidosis in the Northern Territory of Australia: an expanding clinical spectrum
    K M Edmond
    Maternal and Child Health Division, Royal Darwin Hospital, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:337-41. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to present the laboratory and clinical features of the six cases of paediatric melioidosis diagnosed from 1997-2000...
  14. ncbi request reprint Global and regional risk of disabling sequelae from bacterial meningitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Karen Edmond
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 10:317-28. 2010
    ..Most reported sequelae could have been averted by vaccination with Hib, pneumococcal, and meningococcal vaccines...
  15. pmc Effect of socioeconomic deprivation and health service utilisation on antepartum and intrapartum stillbirth: population cohort study from rural Ghana
    Yoonhee P Ha
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39050. 2012
    ..No studies have examined the effect of socioeconomic deprivation on antepartum and intrapartum stillbirths in the poorest women in low income countries...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of Haemophilus influenzae Type b conjugate vaccine in Mongolia: prospective population-based surveillance, 2002-2010
    Susana Scott
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 163:S8-S11. 2013
    ..Bacterial meningitis is associated with high mortality and long-term complications. This study assessed the impact of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine on childhood bacterial meningitis in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia...
  17. pmc The association between travel time to health facilities and childhood vaccine coverage in rural Ethiopia. A community based cross sectional study
    Yemisrach B Okwaraji
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:476. 2012
    ..This study assessed whether travel time to health facilities was associated with childhood vaccine coverage in a remote area of Ethiopia...
  18. ncbi request reprint A review of annual growth screening in Aboriginal schoolchildren in Australia
    B A Paterson
    Territory Health Services, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:18-23. 2001
    ..To determine if growth screening in school-age Aboriginal children detects new, treatable growth problems...