Deirdre Kirke

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The clinical, nutritional progress and immunological changes of 30 Aboriginal children admitted to the Alice Springs Hospital with malnutrition and infection, and 11 adequately nourished children admitted with acute infection were studied. The initial toxic phase of infection lasted from six to 21 days during which the mean weight velocity of malnourished(More)
Precis: This study was designed to identify factors which might be associated with unmarried mother­ hood in Ireland. One hundred unmarried mothers and a control group of the same number of married mothers were interviewed by the author in the National Maternity Hospital, Dublin in 1973. The results of the study showed that there was no difference between(More)
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