Fiona A McFarlane

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Few guidelines have been advanced for the management of brain damaged children with strabismus. Conservative therapy with lenses, prisms, occlusion, atropine and late surgery has been suggested but without specific methods or ages being advocated. The authors undertook the treatment of these children utilizing the standard principles of strabismus therapy(More)
BACKGROUND Symptoms of memory loss are very common with estimated prevalence between 22% and 50% in those older than 65 years of age. Those with symptoms of memory loss and impaired performance on memory tests are at high risk of progression to Alzheimer disease. The relative importance of different aspects of the clinical history in predicting cognitive(More)
Paul De Barro • Stephen Goldson • Detlef Bartsch • Mikael Hirsch • Martyn Jeggo • John W. Lowenthal • Philip Macdonald • Ryan R. J. McAllister • Rod McCrea • Fiona McFarlane • Cathy Robinson • Kim Ritman • Joe Smith • Rieks Van Klinken • Iain Walker • Juliana Ribeiro Alexandre • Simon Barry • Camilla Beech • Craig Cormick • Peter Kearns • Qu Liang • Aditi(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to characterize the experience of nonepileptic seizures (NES) in young people (0-19years) and their families, referred to a UK specialist (tertiary) pediatric hospital. The topics investigated include: accessing healthcare, how the diagnosis was first explained, impact on home life and school, coping strategies, and(More)
Quality of life of children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) is impacted greatly by its symptoms and their social consequences. Habit Reversal Training (HRT) is effective but has not, until now, been empirically evaluated in groups. This randomised controlled trial evaluated feasibility and preliminary efficacy of eight HRT group sessions compared to eight(More)
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome is a chronic neuropsychiatric disorder that can have a detrimental impact on the health-related quality of life of children with the condition. To date no patient-reported health-related quality of life measures have been developed for children and adolescents in the English language. This study validated the first(More)
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