Charlotte M Wright

Summary

Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The diagnosis of borderline iron deficiency: results of a therapeutic trial
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:1028-31. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint How does maternal and child feeding behavior relate to weight gain and failure to thrive? Data from a prospective birth cohort
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 117:1262-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint How widely are personal child health records used and are they effective health education tools? A comparison of two records
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 32:55-61. 2006
  4. pmc The influence of maternal socioeconomic and emotional factors on infant weight gain and weight faltering (failure to thrive): data from a prospective birth cohort
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:312-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of bioelectrical impedance-derived indices of fat and fat-free mass for assessment of nutritional status in childhood
    C M Wright
    Division of Development Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:210-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint How do toddler eating problems relate to their eating behavior, food preferences, and growth?
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 120:e1069-75. 2007
  7. pmc Why are babies weaned early? Data from a prospective population based cohort study
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:813-6. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Targeting health visitor care: lessons from Starting Well
    C M Wright
    PEACH Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:23-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Is baby-led weaning feasible? When do babies first reach out for and eat finger foods?
    Charlotte M Wright
    Paediatric Epidemiology and Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 7:27-33. 2011
  10. pmc Postnatal weight loss in term infants: what is normal and do growth charts allow for it?
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F254-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc The diagnosis of borderline iron deficiency: results of a therapeutic trial
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:1028-31. 2004
    ..Iron deficiency is common in early childhood and has been associated with developmental delay. It is not known how reliably markers of iron deficiency identify true iron deficiency, defined as a therapeutic response to oral iron...
  2. ncbi request reprint How does maternal and child feeding behavior relate to weight gain and failure to thrive? Data from a prospective birth cohort
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 117:1262-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to study the influences of child and maternal feeding behavior on weight gain and failure to thrive in the first year of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint How widely are personal child health records used and are they effective health education tools? A comparison of two records
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 32:55-61. 2006
    ..Recall of health information in the record is fairly poor, but families make little use of other, better information sources. Professional redesign did not improve the efficacy of the record...
  4. pmc The influence of maternal socioeconomic and emotional factors on infant weight gain and weight faltering (failure to thrive): data from a prospective birth cohort
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:312-7. 2006
    ..To study the influence of maternal socioeconomic and emotional factors on infant weight gain and weight faltering (failure to thrive) in the first year of life...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of bioelectrical impedance-derived indices of fat and fat-free mass for assessment of nutritional status in childhood
    C M Wright
    Division of Development Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:210-7. 2008
    ..2) To assess the discriminant validity of the method in a group of children likely to have abnormal body composition...
  6. ncbi request reprint How do toddler eating problems relate to their eating behavior, food preferences, and growth?
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 120:e1069-75. 2007
    ..In addition, we describe the prevalence of parentally perceived eating problems and how they relate to specific behaviors, food preferences, and growth in the child...
  7. pmc Why are babies weaned early? Data from a prospective population based cohort study
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:813-6. 2004
    ..The recommended age of introduction of solids food to the diet of infants (weaning) has recently been increased in the UK to 6 months, but most babies are still weaned before the age of 4 months...
  8. doi request reprint Targeting health visitor care: lessons from Starting Well
    C M Wright
    PEACH Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:23-7. 2009
    ..Data from an intensive family support programme were used to assess how accurately family needs can be predicted at this stage...
  9. doi request reprint Is baby-led weaning feasible? When do babies first reach out for and eat finger foods?
    Charlotte M Wright
    Paediatric Epidemiology and Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 7:27-33. 2011
    ..Baby-led weaning is probably feasible for a majority of infants, but could lead to nutritional problems for infants who are relatively developmentally delayed...
  10. pmc Postnatal weight loss in term infants: what is normal and do growth charts allow for it?
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 89:F254-7. 2004
    ..Although it is a well known phenomenon, limited normative data on neonatal weight loss and subsequent gain are available, making it hard to assess individual children with prolonged weight loss...
  11. ncbi request reprint Forty years on: the effect of deprivation on growth in two Newcastle birth cohorts
    Charlotte M Wright
    PEACH Unit, Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 33:147-52. 2004
    ..This study used two prospective birth cohort studies from the same city to examine the extent to which deprivation gradients for height and weight have changed over 40 years...
  12. pmc Growth reference charts for use in the United Kingdom
    C M Wright
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child 86:11-4. 2002
    ..The group propose that apart from refinements of chart design and layout, the new UK90 reference should now be "frozen", with any future revisions only undertaken after careful planning and widespread consultation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding in a UK urban context: who breast-feeds, for how long and does it matter?
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Public Health Nutr 9:686-91. 2006
    ..To investigate what factors relate most strongly to breast-feeding duration in order to successfully support breast-feeding mothers...
  14. pmc Creation of an adiposity index for children aged 6-8 years: the Gateshead Millennium Study
    Mark S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
    Biomed Res Int 2013:431825. 2013
    ..A number of measures of childhood adiposity are in use, but all are relatively imprecise and prone to bias. We constructed an adiposity index (AI) using a number of different measures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Child undernutrition in affluent societies: what are we talking about?
    Charlotte M Wright
    PEACH Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:545-55. 2012
    ..We conclude that in affluent societies the diagnosis of undernutrition is only robust when it relies on a combination of both, that is decline in weight or BMI centile and wasting...
  16. doi request reprint To what extent do weight gain and eating avidity during infancy predict later adiposity?
    Charlotte M Wright
    Community Child Health, PEACH Unit, School of Medicine, MVLS, QMH Tower, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    Public Health Nutr 15:656-62. 2012
    ..To determine the extent to which weight gain and eating behaviours in infancy predict later adiposity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and adiposity in English children
    Laura Basterfield
    Human Nutrition Research Centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Am J Prev Med 42:445-51. 2012
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  18. ncbi request reprint Undernutrition in British Haredi infants within the Gateshead Millennium cohort study
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Paediatric Epidemiology and Community Health PEACH Unit, Yorkhill Hospitals, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:630-3. 2010
    ..The authors thus set out to explore the characteristics of the community that may explain these differences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Age- and sex-standardised lean and fat indices derived from bioelectrical impedance analysis for ages 7-11 years: functional associations with cardio-respiratory fitness and grip strength
    Andrea Sherriff
    Division of Developmental Medicine, 9th Floor, University of Glasgow Dental School, 378 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:1753-60. 2009
    ..26, 0.32), rgirls 0.26 (95 % CI 0.23, 0.29)). BMI showed slightly weaker associations, while fat index was unrelated to either CRF or grip strength. Lean indices relate to muscle function and fitness while fat index does not...
  20. doi request reprint Performance of the novel Paediatric Yorkhill Malnutrition Score (PYMS) in hospital practice
    Konstantinos Gerasimidis
    Women and Children Directorate, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow, UK
    Clin Nutr 30:430-5. 2011
    ..However, there is a lack of validated screening tools for this population. In this study the development of a nurse administered paediatric malnutrition screening tool is described and its performance evaluated...
  21. ncbi request reprint Designing new UK-WHO growth charts: implications for health staff use and understanding of charts and growth monitoring
    Charlotte M Wright
    School of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 8:371-9. 2012
    ..The importance of clear guidelines and formal training has now been recognized and translated into supporting educational materials (free to download at http://www.growthcharts.rcpch.ac.uk)...
  22. doi request reprint How does infant behaviour relate to weight gain and adiposity?
    Charlotte M Wright
    PEACH Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, QMH Tower, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 70:485-93. 2011
    ..While infancy may seem a logical time to intervene with children at risk of future obesity, the collective findings from this substantial population-based study largely suggest otherwise...
  23. pmc Image or reality: why do infant size and growth matter to parents?
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, PEACH Unit, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:98-100. 2007
  24. doi request reprint Withdrawing feeds from children on long term enteral feeding: factors associated with success and failure
    Charlotte M Wright
    Community Child Health, University of Glasgow, PEACH Unit, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:433-9. 2011
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  25. pmc Effect of community based management in failure to thrive: randomised controlled trial
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Newcastle University, Donald Court House, Gateshead NE8 1EB
    BMJ 317:571-4. 1998
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a health visitor led intervention for failure to thrive in children under 2 years old...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing childhood undernutrition and accuracy of plotting growth charts in Kenya
    Antonina N Mutoro
    PEACH Unit, School of Medicine, MVLS College, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK
    J Trop Pediatr 59:419-22. 2013
    ..Health workers in this local pilot study showed very poor plotting accuracy and low use of serial measurements to identify undernutrition. There is a need to improve the design of the RTH chart as well as education on chart use. ..
  27. pmc Implications of childhood obesity for adult health: findings from thousand families cohort study
    C M Wright
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, NE8 1EB, UK
    BMJ 323:1280-4. 2001
    ..To determine whether being overweight in childhood increases adult obesity and risk of disease...
  28. pmc Monitoring head size and growth using the new UK-WHO growth standard
    Charlotte M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 96:386-8. 2011
    ..Rapid head growth in the first 6-9 months was also much more common using the UK-WHO standard (UK-WHO: 14.6-15.3%; UK1990: 4.8-5.1%). Practitioners should be aware of these findings to avoid unnecessary referrals...
  29. pmc Relationships between paediatricians and infant formula milk companies
    C M Wright
    PEACH Unit, Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:383-5. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Tracking of obesity and body fatness through mid-childhood
    C M Wright
    Department of Child Health, Division of Developmental Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:612-7. 2010
    ..To explore how fat, lean and body mass index (BMI) track in childhood and how this relates to parental obesity...
  31. doi request reprint Advances in growth chart design and use: the UK experience
    Charlotte M Wright
    School of Medicine, MVLS College, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    World Rev Nutr Diet 106:66-74. 2013
    ..Growth charts are conceptually very complex, with the capacity to mislead as well as inform and should always be formally evaluated before implementation...
  32. doi request reprint Nutritional content of infant commercial weaning foods in the UK
    Ada L Garcia
    Human Nutrition, School of Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:793-7. 2013
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  33. ncbi request reprint A four-stage evaluation of the Paediatric Yorkhill Malnutrition Score in a tertiary paediatric hospital and a district general hospital
    Konstantinos Gerasimidis
    Women and Children s Directorate, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Nutr 104:751-6. 2010
    ..The PYMS screening tool is an acceptable screening tool for identifying children at risk of malnutrition without producing unmanageable numbers of false-positive cases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Stature of young people with malignant bone tumors
    Simon J Cotterill
    Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 42:59-63. 2004
    ..Little is known about the aetiology of primary bone tumours. There have been conflicting reports relating to stature in young people with bone cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dietary and social characteristics of children with severe tooth decay
    F L Cameron
    Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, UK
    Scott Med J 51:26-9. 2006
    ..Dental decay remains a major public health problem in Scottish children. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between diet, bowel habit, social class, and body mass index (BMI) in children with severe tooth decay...
  36. ncbi request reprint The emotional impact of amblyopia treatment in preschool children: randomized controlled trial
    S Hrisos
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 111:1550-6. 2004
    ..To investigate the emotional status of children undergoing active treatment for amblyopia...
  37. pmc Accidents and resulting injuries in premobile infants: data from the ALSPAC study
    S A Warrington
    Community Child Health Unit, Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE8 6ET, UK
    Arch Dis Child 85:104-7. 2001
    ..Little is known about injuries resulting from accidents in premobile infants. We aimed to describe the pattern of minor accidents in infants and their resulting injuries...
  38. ncbi request reprint The relationship between birthweight, weight gain in infancy, and educational attainment in childhood
    Sally S Corbett
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust, Durham University, Durham, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:57-64. 2007
    ..In this population, the association between early growth and cognitive outcomes is stronger for growth before birth, postnatal weight gain having a relatively minor impact...
  39. pmc Growth charts for babies
    Charlotte M Wright
    BMJ 330:1399-400. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Mealtime energy intake and feeding behaviour in children who fail to thrive: a population-based case-control study
    Kathryn N Parkinson
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:1030-5. 2004
    ..A cohort of 961 term infants was screened to identify children with first year weight gain below the 5th centile in order to examine their feeding behaviour and food intake...
  41. ncbi request reprint The influence of temperament on weight gain in early infancy
    Anne Sophie E Darlington
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:329-35. 2006
    ..The results emphasize that different temperament domains influence slow and fast weight gain. In addition, the data suggest that infant temperament plays a part in physical development in early infancy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Anemia is an important finding and is likely to respond to iron therapy
    Charlotte M Wright
    Pediatrics 116:1258-9; author reply 1259. 2005
  43. ncbi request reprint Failure to thrive as distinct from child neglect
    Maureen M Black
    Pediatrics 117:1456-8; author reply 1458-9. 2006