A B Chang

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Affiliation: South Brisbane
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc A randomised, placebo controlled trial of inhaled salbutamol and beclomethasone for recurrent cough
    A B Chang
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 79:6-11. 1998
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi Cough in children
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Misericordiae Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 172:122-5. 2000
  4. ncbi '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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi 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. 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
  8. doi 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. 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
  10. doi 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

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Publications34

  1. pmc A randomised, placebo controlled trial of inhaled salbutamol and beclomethasone for recurrent cough
    A B Chang
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 79:6-11. 1998
    ..A secondary aim was to determine if the presence of airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) can predict the response...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi Cough in children
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Misericordiae Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 172:122-5. 2000
    ..Non-specific cough, defined as a non-productive or dry cough in the absence of identifiable respiratory disease, is poorly understood. We briefly discuss major controversies in non-specific cough and its management in children...
  4. ncbi '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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi 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. 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
    ....
  8. doi 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. 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...
  10. doi 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)...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi Asthma management in indigenous children of a remote community using an indigenous health model
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Misericordiae Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland
    J Paediatr Child Health 36:249-51. 2000
    ..To describe the management of asthma in children in a remote indigenous community and the delivery of subspecialist service through the indigenous health-care model...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. doi 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...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. doi 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...
  20. ncbi Pneumococcal vaccines for children and adults with bronchiectasis
    C C Chang
    Geelong Hospital, Infectious Diseases, 109 Station Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Conjugate pneumococcal vaccine is part of the routine infant immunisation schedule in many countries. Current recommendations for additional pneumococcal vaccination include children and adults with chronic suppurative disease...
  21. doi 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. doi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. 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...
  26. doi 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...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. ncbi Influenza vaccine for children and adults with bronchiectasis
    C C Chang
    Geelong Hospital, Infectious Diseases, 109 Station Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi 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
    ....
  31. pmc Airway cellularity, lipid laden macrophages and microbiology of gastric juice and airways in children with reflux oesophagitis
    A B Chang
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Respir Res 6:72. 2005
    ..The aims of the study were to compare (1) BAL cellularity and lipid laden macrophage index (LLMI) and, (2) microbiology of BAL and gastric juices of children with GORD (G+) to those without (G-)...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Altered arousal response in infants exposed to cigarette smoke
    A B Chang
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital Foundation, Brisbane
    Arch Dis Child 88:30-3. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi 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...