Don Adsett

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For asphyxiated term infants, prediction of neurological outcome based on clinical criteria alone is not always reliable. We have used changes in tissue density on CT scan (known to represent hypoxic-ischaemic injury) as an adjunct to clinical examination to assess the severity of cerebral injury. The study population comprised 56 term newborns with(More)
1. Active plasma renin concentration but not total renin concentration is reduced in women with pregnancy-induced hypertension compared with normotensive pregnant women. This study was conducted to determine whether women with pregnancy-induced hypertension are able to stimulate release of active renin. 2. Active plasma renin concentration was measured as(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute respiratory infections (ARIs) are leading causes of hospitalisation in Australian children and, if recurrent, are associated with increased risk of chronic pulmonary disorders later in life. Chronic (>4 weeks) cough in children following ARI is associated with decreased quality-of-life scores and increased health and societal economic(More)
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