W C Allan
Affiliation: Foundation for Blood Research
- Sudden unexpected death in people with epilepsy: a pediatric perspectivePeter Camfield
Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Semin Pediatr Neurol 12:10-4. 2005..Common sense approaches include identifying patients with cardiac arrhythmias as the cause of misdiagnosed epilepsy and vigorous attempts to control resistant seizure disorders...
- Maternal thyroid deficiency and pregnancy complications: implications for population screeningW C Allan
Foundation for Blood Research, Scarborough, Maine, USA
J Med Screen 7:127-30. 2000..To examine the relation between certain pregnancy complications and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) measurements in a cohort of pregnant women...
- Long QT syndrome in children: the value of rate corrected QT interval and DNA analysis as screening tests in the general populationW C Allan
Foundation for Blood Research, PO Box 190, 69 US Route One, Scargborough, ME 04070 0190, USA
J Med Screen 8:173-7. 2001..To evaluate two hypothetical screening strategies for identifying children with long QT syndrome (LQTS), a cause of sudden death in childhood...
- Long QT syndrome in children: the value of the rate corrected QT interval in children who present with faintingW C Allan
Foundation for Blood Research, PO Box 190, 69 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04070 0190, USA
J Med Screen 8:178-82. 2001..A strategy was evaluated for identifying a proportion of children with long QT syndrome (LQTS) using the rate corrected QT interval (QTc) to systematically evaluate children who faint...
- Seizures, syncope, or breath-holding presenting to the pediatric neurologist--when is the etiology a life-threatening arrhythmia?Walter C Allan
Foundation for Blood Research, Scarborough, ME 04074, USA
Semin Pediatr Neurol 12:2-9. 2005..This approach requires knowledge of the distribution of the corrected QT interval in long QT syndrome...
- Adaptive mechanisms of developing brain. The neuroradiologic assessment of the preterm infantL R Ment
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Clin Perinatol 27:303-23. 2000..Finally, the interesting observation that preterm infants fare as well as they do despite MR imaging-identified lesions might stimulate research studying the adaptive mechanisms of developing brain...
- Neonatal intensive care neurologyWalter C Allan
Divisions of Pediatric Neurology and Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Barbara Bush Children s Hospital, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
Semin Pediatr Neurol 11:119-28. 2004..Using evidence-based information, the pediatric neurologist can accurately assess prognosis in the neonatal period, and this can provide the basis for a rational assessment of newer therapies in neonatal intensive care...