Affiliation: The Children's Hospital at Westmead
- Incidence of autism spectrum disorders in children in two Australian statesKatrina Williams
Children s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW
Med J Aust 182:108-11. 2005..To ascertain the incidence of autism spectrum disorders in Australian children...
- Diagnostic labelling of autism spectrum disorders in NSWKatrina Williams
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, The Children s Hosptial at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 44:108-13. 2008....
- Human rights and child healthShanti Raman
SSWAHS Community Paediatrics, Liverpool, NSW, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 43:581-6. 2007..A human rights approach and the use of the CRC provide an additional framework to do this...
- Children and adolescents with acute alcohol intoxication/self-poisoning presenting to the emergency departmentSue Woolfenden
Centre for the Prevention of Psychological Problems in Children Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:345-8. 2002..To describe the presentations, characteristics, and follow-up care of children and adolescents aged 10 to 18 years who present to emergency departments (EDs) with acute alcohol intoxication/self-poisoning...
- Intravenous secretin for autism spectrum disorderK W Williams
Clinical Epidemiology, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, NSW, Australia, 2145
Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005..Secretin is a gastro-intestinal hormone which has been presented as an effective treatment for autism based on anecdotal evidence...
- Children in reviews: methodological issues in child-relevant evidence synthesesKristie Cramer
Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
BMC Pediatr 5:38. 2005....
- Prevalence and factors associated with parental concerns about development detected by the Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) at 6-month, 12-month and 18-month well-child checks in a birth cohortSusan Woolfenden
Sydney Children s Hospitals Network, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
BMJ Open 6:e012144. 2016....
- Who is our cohort: recruitment, representativeness, baseline risk and retention in the "Watch Me Grow" study?Susan Woolfenden
Sydney Children s Hospitals Network, Sydney, Australia
BMC Pediatr 16:46. 2016..This paper describes the establishment of the study birth cohort, including the recruitment processes, representativeness, follow-up and participants' baseline risk for future developmental risk...
- The prevalence of autism in Australia. Can it be established from existing data?Katrina Williams
Sydney Children s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 44:504-10. 2008..To assess whether existing data collection mechanisms can provide accurate and sufficient information about the prevalence of autism in Australia...
- Introducing clinical paediatrics to medical students: a novel hospital visitation programme involving Kindergarten childrenMimi Pham
School of Women and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, and Sydney Children s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Med Teach 32:e276-81. 2010..At the University of New South Wales, Sydney, we developed a programme involving well Kindergarten children visiting Sydney Children's Hospital to introduce medical students to clinical paediatric medicine...
- Can questions about social interaction correctly identify preschool aged children with autism?Katrina Williams
Department of Community Child Health, Sydney Children s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 49:E167-74. 2013..We developed a questionnaire to assess social development (SIQ) in preschool children. Social development is often not included in medical assessment, though it may assist in early identification of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
- Methods for a longitudinal cohort of refugee children in a regional community in AustraliaKaren Zwi
Sydney Children s Hospitals Network and University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
BMJ Open 6:e011387. 2016..This article describes the methodology used to conduct this study, including sample characteristics and effectiveness of recruitment and retention strategies...
- A quality audit of the service delivered by the NSW Neonatal and Paediatric Transport ServiceKathryn A Browning Carmo
NETS Moving Intensive Care for Kids, Children s Hospital at Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 44:253-72. 2008..To discover areas of NSW Neonatal and Paediatric Transport Service's (NETS) work with which the parents, referring and receiving doctors are dissatisfied and respond to them...
- "Are you available for the next 18 months?" - methods and aims of a longitudinal birth cohort study investigating a universal developmental surveillance program: the 'Watch Me Grow' studyValsamma Eapen
Academic Unit of Child Psychiatry South Western Sydney Local Health District AUCS, Sydney, Australia
BMC Pediatr 14:234. 2014..This paper describes the methods of the 'Watch Me Grow' study that aims to maximise accurate early detection of children with developmental disorders through a partnership formed between policy makers, service providers and researchers...
- A systematic review of the prevalence of parental concerns measured by the Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) indicating developmental riskSusan Woolfenden
Department of Community Child Health, Sydney Children s Hospital Network, High St Randwick NSW 2031, Sydney, Australia
BMC Pediatr 14:231. 2014..We undertook a systematic review of the prevalence of parents' concerns as an indicator of developmental risk, measured by the Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS) and associated risk factors...
- A systematic review of two outcomes in autism spectrum disorder - epilepsy and mortalitySue Woolfenden
University of New South Wales, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Dev Med Child Neurol 54:306-12. 2012..The aim of this systematic review is to provide comprehensive evidence for clinicians, carers, and people with ASD regarding these outcomes...
- Performance of the Australian Developmental Screening Test in a clinical settingJoanne Morris
Department of Community Child Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 48:1004-9. 2012..The study aims to assess the sensitivity and specificity of the Australian Developmental Screening Test (ADST) in a clinical setting in detecting developmental concerns that warrant further assessment or treatment...
- Impact on couple relationships of predictive testing for Huntington disease: a longitudinal studyFiona Richards
Department of Clinical Genetics, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, LB 4001, Westmead NSW 2145, Sydney, Australia
Am J Med Genet A 126:161-9. 2004..Offering couples pre-result relationship assessment and referral for couple therapy, if warranted, may enhance the quality of professional support during the predictive testing process...
- Auditory integration training and other sound therapies for autism spectrum disorders (ASD)Yashwant Sinha
Centre for Kidney Research, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia, 2145
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD003681. 2011..Other sound therapies bearing similarities to auditory integration therapy include the Tomatis Method and Samonas Sound Therapy...
- Multiple accountabilities in incident reporting and managementSu yin Hor
University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Qual Health Res 20:1091-100. 2010..We suggest that systematic efforts toward improvement cannot be divorced from the local context, and emphasize the importance of local ecologies of practice in facilitating the meaningful utilization of such incident reporting systems...
- Chelation therapy and autismYashwant Sinha
BMJ 333:756. 2006