C R Kennedy
Affiliation: University of Southampton
- Controlled trial of universal neonatal screening for early identification of permanent childhood hearing impairment: coverage, positive predictive value, effect on mothers and incremental yield. Wessex Universal Neonatal Screening Trial GroupC R Kennedy
Southampton University Hospitals Trust, UK
Acta Paediatr Suppl 88:73-5. 1999..We investigated whether neonatal screening of all babies born in hospital, in addition to the standard Health Visitor Distraction Test (HVDT), would increase the rates of early diagnosis...
- Randomized, controlled trial of acetazolamide and furosemide in posthemorrhagic ventricular dilation in infancy: follow-up at 1 yearC R Kennedy
Department of Pediatric Neurology, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, England
Pediatrics 108:597-607. 2001..This article reports a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial designed to test the hypothesis that these drugs would reduce the rate of shunt placement (or death) and increase survival to 1 year of age without disability...
- The impact of early identification of permanent childhood hearing impairment on speech and language outcomesHannah Pimperton
Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Arch Dis Child 97:648-53. 2012..Future research needs to encompass a wider range of outcomes and to assess the impact of UNHS in adolescents and young adults...
- Language ability after early detection of permanent childhood hearing impairmentColin R Kennedy
Department of Child Health, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 354:2131-41. 2006..However, the effects of universal newborn screening for permanent bilateral childhood hearing impairment and the effects of confirmation of hearing impairment by nine months of age on subsequent verbal abilities are uncertain...
- Universal newborn screening for permanent childhood hearing impairment: an 8-year follow-up of a controlled trialColin Kennedy
Department of Child Health, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Lancet 366:660-2. 2005..UNS leads to early referral of PCHI...
- Universal neonatal hearing screening moving from evidence to practiceC Kennedy
Child Health, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F378-83. 2004..Dramatic progress has been made in the large scale implementation of universal screening in many parts of the western world...
- Reading and communication skills after universal newborn screening for permanent childhood hearing impairmentD C McCann
Child Health, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
Arch Dis Child 94:293-7. 2009..However their effects on reading and communication skills have not been addressed in a population-based study...
- The order of testing effect in otoacoustic emissions and its consequences for sex and ear differences in neonatesA Roger D Thornton
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton SO14 0YG, UK
Hear Res 184:123-30. 2003..The sex and right/left differences have been confirmed as statistically significant effects and the order effect could explain the discrepancies and variability of the right/left differences reported in the literature...
- Methodological factors involved in neonatal screening using transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions and automated auditory brainstem response testingA Roger D Thornton
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Royal South Hants Hospital, Brinton s Terrace, Off St Mary s Road, Southampton SO14 0YG, UK
Hear Res 182:65-76. 2003..The methodological variables investigated here can illuminate some of the differences in previous reports of neonatal screening, in particular the reported hit and false alarm rates...
- Effects of maturation on parameters used for pass/fail criteria in neonatal hearing screening programmes using evoked otoacoustic emissionsMaziar Sadri
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Southampton, UK
Audiol Neurootol 12:226-33. 2007..This leads to the consideration of whether the establishment of age-dependent pass/fail criteria could reduce the false alarm rate and the subsequent strain on diagnostic centres...
- Health status and health-related quality of life preference-based outcomes of children who are aged 7 to 9 years and have bilateral permanent childhood hearing impairmentStavros Petrou
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
Pediatrics 120:1044-52. 2007....