Steve Turner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prescribing trends in asthma: a longitudinal observational study
    S Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:16-22. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Growing up before growing out: secular trends in height, weight and obesity in 5--6-year-old children born between 1970 and 2006
    Sarah M Smith
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:269-73. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Environmental exposures and respiratory outcomes in children
    Steve Turner
    Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Aberdeen, UK, AB25 2ZG
    Paediatr Respir Rev 13:252-7; quiz 257. 2012
  4. pmc Perinatal programming of childhood asthma: early fetal size, growth trajectory during infancy, and childhood asthma outcomes
    Steve Turner
    Child Health, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZG, UK
    Clin Dev Immunol 2012:962923. 2012
  5. pmc A survey of schoolchildren's exposure to secondhand smoke in Malaysia
    Emilia Zainal Abidin
    Scottish Centre for Indoor Air, Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Population Health, Division of Applied Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:634. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between postnatal weight gain, change in postnatal pulmonary function, formula feeding and early asthma
    S Turner
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia and Department of Respiratory Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia
    Thorax 63:234-9. 2008
  7. pmc A novel cause of neck stiffness
    R Gupta
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZG, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:597. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Spirometry in 5-year-olds--validation of current guidelines and the relation with asthma
    Stephen W Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1144-51. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide in the diagnosis and management of asthma
    Steve Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 8:70-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Early rattles, purrs and whistles as predictors of later wheeze
    S W Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:701-4. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Prescribing trends in asthma: a longitudinal observational study
    S Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:16-22. 2009
    ..Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are effective treatment for childhood asthma. Cross-sectional studies indicate that some asthmatic children are treated with excessively high doses of ICS and are at risk of serious adverse effects...
  2. doi request reprint Growing up before growing out: secular trends in height, weight and obesity in 5--6-year-old children born between 1970 and 2006
    Sarah M Smith
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:269-73. 2013
    ..This was a whole-population study of height, weight and obesity prevalence in 5-6-year-old children born between 1970 and 2006 in the Grampian region, north east Scotland...
  3. doi request reprint Environmental exposures and respiratory outcomes in children
    Steve Turner
    Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Aberdeen, UK, AB25 2ZG
    Paediatr Respir Rev 13:252-7; quiz 257. 2012
    ..A final synthesis summarises what is currently understood about childhood asthma causation and what advice might be given to parents and governments interested in reducing asthma risk...
  4. pmc Perinatal programming of childhood asthma: early fetal size, growth trajectory during infancy, and childhood asthma outcomes
    Steve Turner
    Child Health, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZG, UK
    Clin Dev Immunol 2012:962923. 2012
    ..Understanding the nature and timing of factors which influence antenatal growth may give important insight into the antecedents of early-onset asthma with implications for interventions...
  5. pmc A survey of schoolchildren's exposure to secondhand smoke in Malaysia
    Emilia Zainal Abidin
    Scottish Centre for Indoor Air, Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Population Health, Division of Applied Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:634. 2011
    ..There is a lack of data describing the exposure of Malaysian schoolchildren to Secondhand Smoke (SHS). The aim of this study is to identify factors influencing schoolchildren's exposures to SHS in Malaysia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between postnatal weight gain, change in postnatal pulmonary function, formula feeding and early asthma
    S Turner
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia and Department of Respiratory Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia
    Thorax 63:234-9. 2008
    ..A study was undertaken to examine factors that might influence lung function during infancy and to test the hypothesis that change in weight during infancy is negatively associated with change in lung function...
  7. pmc A novel cause of neck stiffness
    R Gupta
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZG, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:597. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Spirometry in 5-year-olds--validation of current guidelines and the relation with asthma
    Stephen W Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1144-51. 2007
    ..Our primary aim was to validate 2005 ATS-ERS Task Force standards for spirometry in adults and older children among a population of 5-year-old children. Our secondary aim was to relate spirometry to asthma symptoms...
  9. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide in the diagnosis and management of asthma
    Steve Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 8:70-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to review recent studies that have explored the potential of exhaled nitric oxide as a biomarker for asthma diagnosis and treatment...
  10. doi request reprint Early rattles, purrs and whistles as predictors of later wheeze
    S W Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:701-4. 2008
    ..Asthma is a common condition characterised by wheeze. Many different respiratory sounds are interpreted by parents as "wheeze" in young children...
  11. doi request reprint Childhood asthma and increased airway responsiveness: a relationship that begins in infancy
    Stephen W Turner
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:98-104. 2009
    ..The present study tested the hypothesis that the association between increased AR and asthma is established after 1 month of age...
  12. doi request reprint Genetic predictors of response to therapy in childhood asthma
    Stephen W Turner
    University of Aberdeen Department of Child Health, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Mol Diagn Ther 13:127-35. 2009
    ..The aim of the present paper is to review pharmacogenetic studies concerning asthma medications, with a primary focus on studies involving children...
  13. doi request reprint Associations between fetal size, maternal {alpha}-tocopherol and childhood asthma
    Stephen W Turner
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZG, UK
    Thorax 65:391-7. 2010
    ..002). CONCLUSIONS These findings support the concept of very early fetal programming of respiratory disease. Maternal vitamin E status may be one determinant for growth of the fetus and fetal lungs during early pregnancy...
  14. pmc A methodology to establish a database to study gene environment interactions for childhood asthma
    Stephen W Turner
    Academic Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:107. 2010
    ..Here, we describe the methodology and experiences in establishing a database for childhood asthma designed to study gene-environment interactions (PAGES--Paediatric Asthma Gene Environment Study)...
  15. doi request reprint First- and second-trimester fetal size and asthma outcomes at age 10 years
    Steve Turner
    Academic Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:407-13. 2011
    ..Greater early fetal size is associated with reduced asthma risk and improved lung function in early childhood...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of exhaled nitric oxide in the diagnosis, management and treatment of asthma
    Steve Turner
    Department of Child Health, Royal Aberdeen Childrens Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZG, UK
    Mini Rev Med Chem 7:539-42. 2007
    ..More clinical studies will be required in order for ENO to become fully established in the diagnosis and management of asthma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Early-onset atopy is associated with enhanced lymphocyte cytokine responses in 11-year-old children
    S W Turner
    School of Child Health and Paediatrics, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:371-80. 2007
    ..Early age at onset of atopy is associated with more severe asthma and increased airway responsiveness (AR); the underlying mechanism is unclear but may involve T cell responses...
  18. ncbi request reprint beta2 adrenoceptor Arg16Gly polymorphism, airway responsiveness, lung function and asthma in infants and children
    S W Turner
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:1043-8. 2004
    ..We have previously reported a relationship between increased airway responsiveness (AR) in infancy and reduced childhood lung function...
  19. ncbi request reprint Determinants of airway responsiveness to histamine in children
    S W Turner
    School of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Eur Respir J 25:462-7. 2005
    ..In children with asthma, airway responsiveness may be influenced by the early onset of atopy. The current findings may explain the inconsistent relationship between airway responsiveness and asthma...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of age on the relationship between birth order and immunoglobulin E sensitization
    S W Turner
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:630-4. 2005
    ..An association between birth order and IgE sensitization or allergic diseases has been reported in many studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship between infant airway function, childhood airway responsiveness, and asthma
    Stephen W Turner
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, and Department of Respiratory Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:921-7. 2004
    ..Reduced airway function present in early infancy is associated with PW at 11 years of age, and this relationship is independent of the effect of increased AR and atopy in childhood...
  22. doi request reprint Longitudinal measurements of exhaled nitric oxide in children-what is a significant change in FE(NO) ?
    Rebecca Cutts
    Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 24:540-8. 2013
    ..The principle aim of this study was to describe the variability of exhaled nitric oxide (FE(NO)) concentrations over 10 months in children with and without asthma...
  23. ncbi request reprint Early childhood wheezing symptoms in relation to plasma selenium in pregnant mothers and neonates
    G Devereux
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1000-8. 2007
    ..We have investigated whether childhood wheezing symptoms, and asthma up to the age of 5 years are associated with plasma selenium and erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase (GPx) concentrations in pregnant mothers and neonates...
  24. doi request reprint The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in children: a systematic review of the literature
    Amanda Friend
    Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 11:71-80. 2013
    ..Metabolic syndrome has been identified as a condition of childhood relatively recently. The aim in this study was to describe the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in children allowing for differences in metabolic syndrome definitions...
  25. ncbi request reprint An immunoepidemiological approach to asthma: identification of in-vitro T-cell response patterns associated with different wheezing phenotypes in children
    T Heaton
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Lancet 365:142-9. 2005
    ..We tested this proposition in a community sample of children...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of a bronchiolitis clinical care pathway on treatment and hospital stay
    Claire Walker
    Child Health Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZG, UK
    Eur J Pediatr 171:827-32. 2012
    ..The median DOS was 79 h prior to the clinical pathway and 66 h afterwards (pā€‰=ā€‰0.010) but there was no difference in days where supplemental oxygen or nasogastric feeding was required...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of haplotypes of beta2-adrenoceptor polymorphisms with lung function and airway responsiveness in a pediatric cohort
    G Zhang
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1233-41. 2006
    ..38; P = 0.019 and OR: 0.31; P = 0.041, respectively). In conclusion, haplotypes of beta(2)-adrenoceptor polymorphisms are associated with lung function, AR, and asthma susceptibility in childhood...
  28. doi request reprint Changing trends in asthma in 9-12 year olds between 1964 and 2009
    G Malik
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:227-31. 2011
    ..The present study tested the hypothesis that lifetime childhood asthma prevalence has fallen since 2004...
  29. ncbi request reprint Beta2-Adrenoceptor polymorphisms and asthma phenotypes: interactions with passive smoking
    G Zhang
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Eur Respir J 30:48-55. 2007
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  30. ncbi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide is reduced in infants with rhinorrhea
    Peter J Franklin
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 39:117-9. 2005
    ..23.8 ppb, respectively, P < 0.0007). Levels increased from 7.5 ppb to 34.1 ppb in the 8 infants tested with and without symptoms (P = 0.0002). Infants with rhinorrhea have reduced FE(NO), irrespective of their respiratory history...
  31. ncbi request reprint Validation of a hand-held exhaled nitric oxide analyzer for use in children
    Claire McGill
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1053-7. 2006
    ..The findings of the study do not contradict the manufacturer's recommendation that only one FE(NO) value is required with the MINO, however, we suggest that the mean of at least two values should be reported in children...
  32. ncbi request reprint Low maternal vitamin E intake during pregnancy is associated with asthma in 5-year-old children
    Graham Devereux
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZB, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:499-507. 2006
    ..We have previously reported an association between reduced maternal vitamin E intake during pregnancy and wheezing in 2-yr-old children...
  33. ncbi request reprint Methodological issues related to exhaled nitric oxide measurement in children aged four to six years
    Edward Napier
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Pediatr Pulmonol 40:97-104. 2005
    ..Exhaled NO measurements were reproducible over a 24-hr interval, and did not change over up to nine expiratory maneuvers in these young children...
  34. doi request reprint A methodology for measurements of nasal nitric oxide in children under 5 yr
    Rajesh Gupta
    Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 19:233-8. 2008
    ..6 ppb (limits of agreement-127, 146). We report a methodology for nNO measurement in young children. Further work is now required to establish the clinical utility of nNO in this age-group...
  35. ncbi request reprint Is patient dropout from a longitudinal study of lung function predictable and reversible?
    Stephen W Turner
    University Department of Paediatrics, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 35:29-33. 2003
    ..In conclusion, factors present at enrollment and predictive of dropout from a longitudinal cohort study can be identified. Using a variety of methods, re-recruitment is possible for many individuals who previously dropped out...
  36. ncbi request reprint Measuring exhaled nitric oxide in infants during tidal breathing: methodological issues
    Peter J Franklin
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 37:24-30. 2004
    ..014). There seem to be important methodological limitations for measuring FENO in infants during TB...
  37. ncbi request reprint Infants with flow limitation at 4 weeks: outcome at 6 and 11 years
    Stephen W Turner
    University Department of Paediatrics, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1294-8. 2002
    ..We suggest that the physiologic abnormality that causes flow limitation in early infancy may identify an at-risk group, different from asthma, who have reduced lung function and increased airway responsiveness in later life...
  38. ncbi request reprint Measuring exhaled nitric oxide levels in adults: the importance of atopy and airway responsiveness
    Peter J Franklin
    School of Medicine, Department of Child Health, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB, UK
    Chest 126:1540-5. 2004
    ..However, we have found that in children, Feno was increased in atopic children with increased airway responsiveness (AR), and this was independent of a diagnosis of asthma...
  39. ncbi request reprint Closure of ventricular septal defects: a study of factors influencing spontaneous and surgical closure
    Stephen W Turner
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Cardiol Young 12:357-63. 2002
    ..Aspects of the management of ventricular septal defects which remain uncertain include the role of screening, and the need for closure of defects that remain patent...
  40. ncbi request reprint Maternal vitamin D intake during pregnancy and early childhood wheezing
    Graham Devereux
    Department of Environmental, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:853-9. 2007
    ..Maternal intake of vitamin D in pregnancy is a potentially modifiable but understudied risk factor for the development of asthma in children...