Charlotte M Wright
Affiliation: University of Glasgow
- Advances in growth chart design and use: the UK experienceCharlotte 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...
- 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...
- Designing new UK-WHO growth charts: implications for health staff use and understanding of charts and growth monitoringCharlotte 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)...
- 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...
- Undernutrition in British Haredi infants within the Gateshead Millennium cohort studyCharlotte 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...
- 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
- 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...
- Tracking of obesity and body fatness through mid-childhoodC 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...
- Withdrawing feeds from children on long term enteral feeding: factors associated with success and failureCharlotte M Wright
Community Child Health, University of Glasgow, PEACH Unit, Yorkhill Hospitals, Glasgow, UK
Arch Dis Child 96:433-9. 2011....
- Monitoring head size and growth using the new UK-WHO growth standardCharlotte 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...
- Relationships between paediatricians and infant formula milk companiesC M Wright
PEACH Unit, Department of Child Health, Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:383-5. 2006
- 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...
- Assessment of adult body composition using bioelectrical impedance: comparison of researcher calculated to machine outputted valuesMaria Franco-Villoria
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
BMJ Open 6:e008922. 2016..In addition, we explored how to best to adjust lean and fat estimates for height and how these overlapped with body mass index (BMI)...
- Forty years on: the effect of deprivation on growth in two Newcastle birth cohortsCharlotte 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...
- 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 strengthAndrea 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...
- How does maternal and child feeding behavior relate to weight gain and failure to thrive? Data from a prospective birth cohortCharlotte 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...
- Performance of the novel Paediatric Yorkhill Malnutrition Score (PYMS) in hospital practiceKonstantinos 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...
- Poor Infant Feeding Practices and High Prevalence of Malnutrition in Urban Slum Child Care Centres in Nairobi: A Pilot StudyIvan Mwase
Human Nutrition, School of Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G31 2ER, UK
J Trop Pediatr 62:46-54. 2016..Poor hygiene coupled with non-responsive care practices observed in the centres is a threat to child health, growth and development. ..
- Diagnosing childhood undernutrition and accuracy of plotting growth charts in KenyaAntonina 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. ..
- 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...
- 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...
- Growth reference charts for use in the United KingdomC 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...
- Targeting health visitor care: lessons from Starting WellC 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...
- Development of bioelectrical impedance-derived indices of fat and fat-free mass for assessment of nutritional status in childhoodC 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...
- 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...
- How widely are personal child health records used and are they effective health education tools? A comparison of two recordsC 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...
- The influence of maternal socioeconomic and emotional factors on infant weight gain and weight faltering (failure to thrive): data from a prospective birth cohortC 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...
- Why are babies weaned early? Data from a prospective population based cohort studyC 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...
- The diagnosis of borderline iron deficiency: results of a therapeutic trialC 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...
- Nutritional content of infant commercial weaning foods in the UKAda 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....
- Health staff understanding, application, and interpretation of growth charts in NigeriaIfeyinwa O Ezeofor
Child Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Matern Child Nutr . 2016..8; 1.1-1.6). Health staff seemed unable to recognize slow weight gain and were influenced more by current weight than actual weight gain pattern, though the new WHO format improved recognition...
- Stature of young people with malignant bone tumorsSimon 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...
- A four-stage evaluation of the Paediatric Yorkhill Malnutrition Score in a tertiary paediatric hospital and a district general hospitalKonstantinos 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...
- Dietary and social characteristics of children with severe tooth decayF 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...
- Accidents and resulting injuries in premobile infants: data from the ALSPAC studyS 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...
- Growth charts for babiesCharlotte M Wright
BMJ 330:1399-400. 2005
- Mealtime energy intake and feeding behaviour in children who fail to thrive: a population-based case-control studyKathryn 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...
- The influence of temperament on weight gain in early infancyAnne 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...
- The relationship between birthweight, weight gain in infancy, and educational attainment in childhoodSally 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...
- Failure to thrive as distinct from child neglectMaureen M Black
Pediatrics 117:1456-8; author reply 1458-9. 2006