A B Chang

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Leukotriene receptor antagonist for prolonged non-specific cough in children
    A B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux treatment for prolonged non-specific cough in children and adults
    A B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
  3. pmc Quantification of the magnification and distortion effects of a pediatric flexible video-bronchoscope
    I B Masters
    School of Medicine, Discipline of Paediatric and Child Health, University of Queensland, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Australia
    Respir Res 6:16. 2005
  4. pmc Airway sizes and proportions in children quantified by a video-bronchoscopic technique
    Ian B Masters
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 6:5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Anti-histamines for prolonged non-specific cough in children
    A B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Tailored interventions based on sputum eosinophils versus clinical symptoms for asthma in children and adults
    H L Petsky
    Royal Children s Hospital, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
  7. doi request reprint An objective study of acid reflux and cough in children using an ambulatory pHmetry-cough logger
    A B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Rd, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 96:468-72. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Tailored interventions based on exhaled nitric oxide versus clinical symptoms for asthma in children and adults
    H L Petsky
    Royal Children s Hospital, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux treatment for prolonged non-specific cough in children and adults
    A B Chang
    Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
  10. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of gastro-oesophageal reflux interventions for chronic cough associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    BMJ 332:11-7. 2006

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Leukotriene receptor antagonist for prolonged non-specific cough in children
    A B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..The leukotriene pathway is reported to be involved in the sensory (neurogenic) pathway, which is a mechanism thought to be involved in the pathogenesis of chronic cough...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux treatment for prolonged non-specific cough in children and adults
    A B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..Also cough can induce reflux episodes. Treatment for GORD includes conservative measures (diet manipulation), pharmaceutical therapy (motility or prokinetic agents, H(2) antagonist and proton pump inhibitors (PPI)) and fundoplication...
  3. pmc Quantification of the magnification and distortion effects of a pediatric flexible video-bronchoscope
    I B Masters
    School of Medicine, Discipline of Paediatric and Child Health, University of Queensland, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Australia
    Respir Res 6:16. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to systematically describe the magnification and distortion of flexible bronchoscope images taken at various distances from the object...
  4. pmc Airway sizes and proportions in children quantified by a video-bronchoscopic technique
    Ian B Masters
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Pulm Med 6:5. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to measure large airway areas, and define proportions and factors that influence airway size in children...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anti-histamines for prolonged non-specific cough in children
    A B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..It is commonly seen in paediatric practice. These children are treated with a variety of therapies including anti-histamines. Also, anti-histamines are advocated as an empirical treatment in adults with chronic cough...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tailored interventions based on sputum eosinophils versus clinical symptoms for asthma in children and adults
    H L Petsky
    Royal Children s Hospital, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Interventions for asthma therapies have been traditionally based on symptoms and spirometry...
  7. doi request reprint An objective study of acid reflux and cough in children using an ambulatory pHmetry-cough logger
    A B Chang
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Rd, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 96:468-72. 2011
    ..25 Hz) that limit objective quantification of reflux and cough. The authors aimed to evaluate if there is a temporal association between cough and acid pH in ambulatory children with chronic cough...
  8. doi request reprint Tailored interventions based on exhaled nitric oxide versus clinical symptoms for asthma in children and adults
    H L Petsky
    Royal Children s Hospital, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..Interventions for asthma therapies have been traditionally based on symptoms and/or spirometry...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux treatment for prolonged non-specific cough in children and adults
    A B Chang
    Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Also cough can induce reflux episodes. Treatment for GORD includes conservative measures (diet manipulation), pharmaceutical therapy (motility or prokinetic agents, H(2) antagonist and proton pump inhibitors (PPI)) and fundoplication...
  10. pmc Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of gastro-oesophageal reflux interventions for chronic cough associated with gastro-oesophageal reflux
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    BMJ 332:11-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) on chronic cough in children and adults without an underlying respiratory disease...
  11. pmc A new method for objective identification and measurement of airway lumen in paediatric flexible videobronchoscopy
    I B Masters
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston 4029, Brisbane, Australia
    Thorax 60:652-8. 2005
    ..The malacia disorders are an important cause of respiratory morbidity in children, but no methods are currently available to measure these lesions or the airway lumen accurately. A new measurement technique is described here...
  12. ncbi request reprint Series of laryngomalacia, tracheomalacia, and bronchomalacia disorders and their associations with other conditions in children
    I B Masters
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 34:189-95. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Application of chest high-resolution computer tomography in young children with cystic fibrosis
    J M Marchant
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 31:24-9. 2001
    ..Also, in this group of young children with CF, lower lobes are more commonly involved than upper lobes, which is in contrast to the classical teaching that CF lung disease begins in the upper lobes...
  14. doi request reprint Diagnosing and preventing chronic suppurative lung disease (CSLD) and bronchiectasis
    A B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre and Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Paediatr Respir Rev 12:97-103. 2011
    ..Treatment is aimed at achieving a cure in those at the milder end of the spectrum to limiting further deterioration in those with severe 'irreversible' radiological bronchiectasis...
  15. ncbi request reprint A bronchoscopic scoring system for airway secretions--airway cellularity and microbiological validation
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:887-92. 2006
    ..The system related well to airway cellularity and neutrophilia, as well as to an airway infective state. However, the system is only complementary to cell counts and cultures and cannot replace these laboratory quantification techniques...
  16. doi request reprint Therapeutic bronchoscopy in a child with sand aspiration and respiratory failure from near drowning--case report and literature review
    N Kapur
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre and Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, QLD, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 44:1043-7. 2009
    ..The child was extubated 4 days post-lavage and on review 2 months post-event, was clinically well with airway resistance within normal predicted values measured on forced oscillatory spirometry (IOS)...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical pathways for chronic cough in children
    E J Bailey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Child Health Division, Darwin, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..Therefore, it would be beneficial to clinical practice to systematically evaluate the use of clinical pathways for the treatment of chronic cough in children...
  18. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis: tailoring asthma treatment on eosinophilic markers (exhaled nitric oxide or sputum eosinophils)
    H L Petsky
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Thorax 67:199-208. 2012
    ..At present, there is insufficient justification to advocate the routine use of either sputum analysis (due to technical expertise required) or FeNO in everyday clinical practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Calcitonin gene-related peptide relates to cough sensitivity in children with chronic cough
    A B Chang
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Eur Respir J 30:66-72. 2007
    ..Calcitonin gene-related peptide in bronchoalveolar lavage relates to cough sensitivity and is likely to be important in the pathophysiology of chronic cough...
  20. doi request reprint Anti-histamines for prolonged non-specific cough in children
    A B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane and Menzies School of Health Research, CDU, Darwin, Respiratory Medicine Level 3 Woolworths Bldg, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..It is commonly seen in paediatric practice. These children are treated with a variety of therapies including anti-histamines. Also, anti-histamines are advocated as an empirical treatment in adults with chronic cough...
  21. pmc Utility of signs and symptoms of chronic cough in predicting specific cause in children
    J M Marchant
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Australia
    Thorax 61:694-8. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Restriction of oral intake of water for aspiration lung disease in children
    K Weir
    University of Queensland, Paediatrics and Child Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Young children frequently refuse thickened fluids providing a management dilemma for both families and health professionals...
  23. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for prolonged moist cough in children
    J M Marchant
    Royal Children s Hospital, Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Herston Road, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 4006
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Questions concerning the benefits and harm of antibiotic treatment for prolonged cough in children need to be resolved...
  24. doi request reprint A comparison of fluoroscopic airway screening with flexible bronchoscopy for diagnosing tracheomalacia
    M O Sanchez
    Queensland Children s Respiratory Centre and Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 47:63-7. 2012
    ..We determined the sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood predictive ratio of airway fluoroscopy compared with FB in children suspected of having an airway abnormality...
  25. ncbi request reprint 'Free' surfactant in gastric aspirates and bronchoalveolar lavage in children with and without reflux oesophagitis
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    Intern Med J 36:226-30. 2006
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  26. pmc Bronchoscopic findings in children with non-cystic fibrosis chronic suppurative lung disease
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Thorax 57:935-8. 2002
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Interventions for primary (intrinsic) tracheomalacia in children
    I B Masters
    Royal Children s Hospital, Respiratory Medicine, Herston Rd, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Methylxanthines for prolonged non-specific cough in children
    A B Chang
    Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Also, methylxanthines have other pharmacological properties and their bronchodilator effect is only modest...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cough, cough receptors, and asthma in children
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Misericordiae Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 28:59-70. 1999
    ..In this article the simplified cough pathway is presented and involves cough receptors, mediators of sensory nerves and the afferent pathway, the vagus nerve, the cough centre, efferent pathway, and cough effectors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Indigenous healthcare worker involvement for Indigenous adults and children with asthma
    A B Chang
    Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane and Menzies School of Health Research, CDU, Respiratory Medicine Level 3 Woolworths Bldg, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Appropriate models of care are important in the successful delivery of services, and are likely contributors to improved outcomes for people with asthma...
  31. doi request reprint Culture-specific programs for children and adults from minority groups who have asthma
    E J Bailey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Child Health Division, Darwin, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..Therefore, questions about whether culturally specific asthma education programmes for people from minority groups are effective at improving asthma outcomes, are feasible and are cost-effective need to be answered...
  32. doi request reprint Clinical signs and symptoms of oropharyngeal aspiration and dysphagia in children
    K Weir
    Department of Speech Pathology, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Rd, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Eur Respir J 33:604-11. 2009
    ..Wet voice, wet breathing and cough were good clinical markers for children with oropharyngeal aspiration on thin fluid but not on purée. Age and neurological status influenced the significance of these clinical markers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Non-CF bronchiectasis: clinical and HRCT evaluation
    A B Chang
    Flinders University NT Clinical School, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 35:477-83. 2003
    ..While improvement in the living standards is of utmost importance, the medical management that includes thorough investigations of these children should not be neglected...
  34. ncbi request reprint Persistent cough in children and the overuse of medications
    F Thomson
    Department of Paediatrics, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:578-81. 2002
    ..Children referred for persistent cough were evaluated for the referring and final diagnosis, and the extent of the use of medications prior to referral and the side effects encountered...
  35. doi request reprint Chronic wet cough: Protracted bronchitis, chronic suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis
    A B Chang
    Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 43:519-31. 2008
    ..The principles of managing PBB, CSLD and bronchiectasis are the same. Further work is required to improve recognition, diagnosis and management of these causes of chronic wet cough in children...
  36. ncbi request reprint Indoor air modification interventions for prolonged non-specific cough in children
    D Donnelly
    Sheffield Children s Hospital, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..These children are treated with a variety of therapies, including non-pharmacological treatments. There is a wide variety and a growing market for these non-pharmacological treatments that include air-modification modalities...
  37. ncbi request reprint Re: membranous obliterative bronchitis: a proposed unifying model
    A B Chang
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:904; author reply 905-6. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Therapy for cough: active agents
    K F Chung
    Royal Brompton Hospital, National Heart and Lung Institute, London, England
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 15:335-8. 2002
    ..Large scale trials of these novel compounds have not been tried in cough in man, but there is a serious need for more effective antitussives devoid of side-effects...
  39. pmc Cough, airway inflammation, and mild asthma exacerbation
    A B Chang
    Flinders University NT Clinical School, Alice Springs Hospital, Northern Territory Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Children s Hospital Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW
    Arch Dis Child 86:270-5. 2002
    ..Prospective data on the temporal relation between cough, asthma symptoms, and airway inflammation in childhood asthma is unavailable...
  40. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of asthma in five remote indigenous communities in Australia
    P C Valery
    Epidemiology and Population Health Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Australia
    Eur Respir J 17:1089-96. 2001
    ..It is concluded that there are significant intercommunity variations in the prevalence of asthma symptoms in remote communities and that the prevalence in these communities is as high as in nonindigenous groups...
  41. pmc Relation between measurements of cough severity
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital Foundation, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 88:57-60. 2003
    ..While the relation between determinants of asthma severity is known, that for cough is unknown. We hypothesised that cough sensitivity changes relate to changes in cough scores and objectively measured cough frequency...