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Prevalence of Depression During Pregnancy: Systematic Review
OBJECTIVE: Current estimates of the prevalence of depression during pregnancy vary widely. A more precise estimate is required to identify the level of disease burden and develop strategies forExpand
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Measurement of cortisol in human hair as a biomarker of systemic exposure.
PURPOSE Current methods for measuring long-term endogenous production of cortisol can be challenging due to the need to take multiple urine, saliva or serum samples. Hair grows approximately 1Expand
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The burden of prenatal exposure to alcohol: revised measurement of cost.
BACKGROUND In Canada the incidence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is estimated to be 1 in 100 live births. FASD is the leading cause of developmental and cognitive disabilities in Canada.Expand
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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Case Ms. L, a 32-year-old G5 P2 A2 (gravida 5, para 2, abortions 2) woman, is admitted to hospital because of premature rupture of membranes at an estimated 34 weeks of gestation. She has had onlyExpand
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Child development following exposure to tricyclic antidepressants or fluoxetine throughout fetal life: a prospective, controlled study.
OBJECTIVE Previous work suggested that first-trimester exposure to tricyclic antidepressants or fluoxetine does not affect adversely child IQ and language development. However, many women needExpand
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The impact of maternal depression during pregnancy on perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE Depression often remains undertreated during pregnancy and there is growing evidence that untoward perinatal outcomes can result. Our systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted toExpand
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Effect of neonatal circumcision on pain response during subsequent routine vaccination
BACKGROUND Preliminary studies suggested that pain experienced by infants in the neonatal period may have long-lasting effects on future infant behaviour. The objectives of this study were to findExpand
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Variables associated with medication errors in pediatric emergency medicine.
OBJECTIVE Medication errors are a common cause of iatrogenic morbidity and mortality. The incidence of medication errors in pediatric emergency departments (EDs) has not been described. The objectiveExpand
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Measurement of heart rate and Q-T interval in the conscious mouse.
Transgenic mouse models provided a powerful tool to evaluate the physiological significance of altered quantities or characteristics of specific gene products, such as cardiac ion channels. We haveExpand
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Stress pathways to spontaneous preterm birth: the role of stressors, psychological distress, and stress hormones.
The authors investigated a large number of stressors and measures of psychological distress in a multicenter, prospective cohort study of spontaneous preterm birth among 5,337 Montreal (Canada)-areaExpand
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