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The maturation of deglutition apnoea time was investigated in 42 bottle-fed preterm infants, 28 to 37 weeks gestation, and in 29 normal term infants as a comparison group. Deglutition apnoea times reduced as infants matured, as did the number and length of episodes of multiple-swallow deglutition apnoea. The maturation appears related to developmental age(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of haemorrhagic disease of the newborn in the British Isles, study risk factors, and examine the effect of vitamin K prophylaxis. DESIGN Prospective survey of all possible cases of haemorrhagic disease of the newborn as reported by consultant paediatricians using the monthly notification cards of the British Paediatric(More)
Three children in a West African family had Gaucher's disease of juvenile onset (Type 3), and all showed an identical neurological disorder. The diagnosis was substantiated by histochemical demonstration of Gaucher cells in bone marrow, liver, and spleen, the finding of an excess of glucosyl ceramides in a liver extract, and a deficient activity of the(More)
Small but reproducible and consistent auditory evoked magnetic fields have been obtained for 6 male subjects. These fields exhibit features with a clear spatial symmetry which can be accounted for by assuming that their source consists of two vertically oriented neuronal complexes symmetrically located deep in the temporal lobes. This assignment, which is(More)
There are, and have been, many school-based sex education projects in this country which have used peer leaders (students delivering an educational programme who are of similar, or slightly older, age than the students receiving the programme). Rigorous evaluation of the methodology remains scant. This paper describes a comparative investigation of peer-led(More)
A family is reported in which three boys, two full brothers and a half brother, presented with marked delay in motor milestones, severe limb and truncal ataxia, nystagmus, speech delay and moderate global retardation. Autosomal recessive and sex linked recessive forms of cerebellar hypoplasia are reviewed and it is suggested that this family may have a(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate whether the accelerated immunisation programme in the United Kingdom is associated, after adjustment for potential confounding, with the sudden infant death syndrome. DESIGN Population based case-control study, February 1993 to March 1996. Parental interviews were conducted for each death and for four controls matched for age,(More)
We acknowledge the valuable feedback we received on the first edition of the MISSION We are grateful to the following Veterans who, representative of their continuing commitment to go above and beyond the call of duty, also allowed us to publish their artwork in this Workbook and in the accompanying Treatment Manual: Additionally, we wish to thank the(More)
Project Officer, who provided ongoing advice and support on the MISSION program and the Manual Fidelity Project. We also thank the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for allowing us to serve their veterans and pilot test these materials. These staff have served our veterans tirelessly. We also acknowledge and express appreciation for the leadership of from(More)