A F Colver

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Study protocol: SPARCLE--a multi-centre European study of the relationship of environment to participation and quality of life in children with cerebral palsy
    Allan Colver
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust, School of Clinical Medical Sciences Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:105. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the health-related quality of life of disabled children
    Bridget Young
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:660-5. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Participation of young severely disabled children is influenced by their intrinsic impairments and environment
    Rob Forsyth
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:345-9. 2007
  4. pmc Predictors of drop-out in a multi-centre longitudinal study of participation and quality of life of children with cerebral palsy
    Heather O Dickinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Res Notes 5:300. 2012
  5. pmc Pain in young people aged 13 to 17 years with cerebral palsy: cross-sectional, multicentre European study
    Kathryn N Parkinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:434-40. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Association between participation in life situations of children with cerebral palsy and their physical, social, and attitudinal environment: a cross-sectional multicenter European study
    Allan Colver
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:2154-64. 2012
  7. pmc Assessment of data quality in a multi-centre cross-sectional study of participation and quality of life of children with cerebral palsy
    Heather Dickinson
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle, NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:273. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Health of children considered for adoption
    A F Colver
    Northumbria Health Care Trust and University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 28:455-7. 2002
  9. pmc Increasing rates of cerebral palsy across the severity spectrum in north-east England 1964-1993. The North of England Collaborative Cerebral Palsy Survey
    A F Colver
    Northumbria Health Care Trust and University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Donald Court House, 13 Walker Terrace, Gateshead NE8 1EB, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 83:F7-F12. 2000
  10. pmc Study protocol: determinants of participation and quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy: a longitudinal study (SPARCLE2)
    Allan F Colver
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:280. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Study protocol: SPARCLE--a multi-centre European study of the relationship of environment to participation and quality of life in children with cerebral palsy
    Allan Colver
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust, School of Clinical Medical Sciences Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:105. 2006
    ..Concepts are adopted from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health which bridges the medical and social models of disability...
  2. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the health-related quality of life of disabled children
    Bridget Young
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:660-5. 2007
    ..We recommend that further consideration be given to inclusion of these areas in the assessment of HRQoL of disabled children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Participation of young severely disabled children is influenced by their intrinsic impairments and environment
    Rob Forsyth
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:345-9. 2007
    ..0001) with comparable effect sizes. We conclude that the participation of young severely disabled children is affected to similar extents by intrinsic impairment and environmental factors such as services, support, and attitudes...
  4. pmc Predictors of drop-out in a multi-centre longitudinal study of participation and quality of life of children with cerebral palsy
    Heather O Dickinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    BMC Res Notes 5:300. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Pain in young people aged 13 to 17 years with cerebral palsy: cross-sectional, multicentre European study
    Kathryn N Parkinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:434-40. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence and associations of self- and parent-reported pain in young people with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  6. doi request reprint Association between participation in life situations of children with cerebral palsy and their physical, social, and attitudinal environment: a cross-sectional multicenter European study
    Allan Colver
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:2154-64. 2012
    ..To evaluate how participation of children with cerebral palsy (CP) varied with their environment...
  7. pmc Assessment of data quality in a multi-centre cross-sectional study of participation and quality of life of children with cerebral palsy
    Heather Dickinson
    School of Population and Health Sciences, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle, NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:273. 2006
    ..The objective of this report is to assess data quality, in particular heterogeneity between regions, family and item non-response and potential for bias...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health of children considered for adoption
    A F Colver
    Northumbria Health Care Trust and University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 28:455-7. 2002
    ..This short paper from a deprived area in north-east England shows that once a decision is made to proceed to adoption, the stable and consistent care that can then be provided meets the increased health needs that such children have...
  9. pmc Increasing rates of cerebral palsy across the severity spectrum in north-east England 1964-1993. The North of England Collaborative Cerebral Palsy Survey
    A F Colver
    Northumbria Health Care Trust and University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Donald Court House, 13 Walker Terrace, Gateshead NE8 1EB, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 83:F7-F12. 2000
    ..To report epidemiological trends in cerebral palsy including analyses by severity...
  10. pmc Study protocol: determinants of participation and quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy: a longitudinal study (SPARCLE2)
    Allan F Colver
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:280. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Access of children with cerebral palsy to the physical, social and attitudinal environment they need: a cross-sectional European study
    Allan F Colver
    Department of Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 33:28-35. 2011
    ..We explored whether this convention was respected for disabled children in Europe...
  12. ncbi request reprint Measurement of health status and quality of life in neonatal follow-up studies
    A Colver
    Northumbria Health Care NHS Trust, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Department of Community Child Health, UK
    Semin Neonatol 5:149-57. 2000
    ..We recommend that only a small number of well-established instruments should be considered so that results are valid and can be compared with other studies...
  13. pmc Are the dangers of childhood food allergy exaggerated?
    Allan Colver
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP
    BMJ 333:494-6. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint A shared framework and language for childhood disability
    Allan Colver
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust and School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:780-4. 2005
    ..This article discusses these concepts and shows how they must be expressed in quantitative terms if they are to influence research, planning, and clinical practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint Severe food-allergic reactions in children across the UK and Ireland, 1998-2000
    Allan F Colver
    Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust and University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Acta Paediatr 94:689-95. 2005
    ..Whilst food allergy may be becoming more common, fatal reactions to food in childhood are very rare and their rate is not changing. We sought to establish how common severe reactions are...
  16. pmc The term diplegia should be abandoned
    A F Colver
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust and University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Donald Court House, 13 Walker Terrace, Gateshead NE8 1EB, UK
    Arch Dis Child 88:286-90. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Benefits of a population register of children with cerebral palsy
    Allan Colver
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE 1 4LP, UK
    Indian Pediatr 40:639-44. 2003
  18. doi request reprint Pain in children with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional multicentre European study
    K N Parkinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Acta Paediatr 99:446-51. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and associations of self-reported and parent-reported pain in children with cerebral palsy (CP) of all severities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Participation of disabled children: how should it be characterised and measured?
    H McConachie
    University of Newcastle, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, NE1 4LP, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1157-64. 2006
    ..The aim of the paper is to explore the issues involved in measuring children's participation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a tool to measure the impact of childhood disabilities on the lives of children and their families
    E C Jessen
    Northumberland Care Trust, Child Health Office, The Bondgate Surgery, Alnwick, Northumberland, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 29:21-34. 2003
    ..Information on registers of children with special needs will be more meaningful if a validated measure of the severity of impact of a child's disability on life and family is included...
  21. doi request reprint Variation at local government level in the support for families of severely disabled children and the factors that affect it
    Rob Forsyth
    Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:e259-66. 2010
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Cerebral palsy rates by birth weight, gestation and severity in North of England, 1991-2000 singleton births
    Svetlana V Glinianaia
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:180-5. 2011
    ..To investigate changes in rates of cerebral palsy (CP) by birth weight, gestational age, severity of disability, clinical subtype and maternal age in the North of England, 1991-2000...
  23. doi request reprint Congenital anomalies in children with cerebral palsy: a population-based record linkage study
    Judith Rankin
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:345-51. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Analysis by gestational age of cerebral palsy in singleton births in north-east England 1970-94
    P M Drummond
    Northumbria Health Care NHS Trust, Northumberland Child Health Centre, Ashington, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:172-80. 2002
    ..Both conclusions, suspected from birthweight analyses, are now demonstrated conclusively, with the contribution coming from those 32-36 weeks gestation as well as very preterm infants...
  25. ncbi request reprint Participation of children with cerebral palsy is influenced by where they live
    Donna Hammal
    Paediatric and Lifecourse Epidemiology Research Group, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:292-8. 2004
    ..This is not attributable to variations in case-mix or functional capacity of the children. Participation of children with disability is partly a product of their environment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Space-time clustering analyses of occurrence of cerebral palsy in Northern England for births 1991 to 2003
    Richard J Q McNally
    School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Child Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 18:108-12. 2008
    ..Recent studies have suggested that maternal infection is involved. Indirect, but supportive, evidence for an infectious hypothesis would be provided by the finding of space-time clustering...
  27. ncbi request reprint Identification and description of environmental factors that influence participation of children with cerebral palsy
    Svetozar I Mihaylov
    Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:299-304. 2004
    ..Defining and measuring potential environmental determinants of participation for children with CP needs further development; and here we propose how this might be done...
  28. ncbi request reprint Self-reported quality of life of 8-12-year-old children with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional European study
    Heather O Dickinson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Lancet 369:2171-8. 2007
    ..Little is known about the quality of life (QoL) of disabled children. We describe self-reported QoL of children with cerebral palsy, factors that influence it, and how it compares with QoL of the general population...