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Optimizing the Definition of Intrauterine Growth Restriction: The Multicenter Prospective PORTO Study
The ability to differentiate fetuses either small for gestational age (SGA) or with intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is limited. Sonographic estimated fetal weight (EFW) is based on abdominalExpand
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Brominated and fluorinated organic pollutants in the breast milk of first-time Irish mothers: is there a relationship to levels in food?
Brominated flame retardants – polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs), hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) and others – have been measured in 11 pooled breast milk samplesExpand
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Intravenous fluid loading with or without supplementary dextrose does not prevent nausea, vomiting and pain after laparoscopy
PurposeTo examine the effects of iv compound sodium lactate (CSL) with and without caloric supplementation with dextrose on nausea, vomiting and pain following general anesthesia forExpand
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Laboratory assessment of iron status in pregnancy
Abstract Background: Efforts to improve maternal nutrition during pregnancy prompted an observational study of the occurrence of maternal iron deficiency and its laboratory diagnosis in almost 500Expand
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The Prenatal Distress Questionnaire: an investigation of factor structure in a high risk population
Background: The Prenatal Distress Questionnaire (PDQ) is a short measure designed to assess specific worries and concerns related to pregnancy. The aim of this study was to confirm the factorExpand
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A rapid High Performance Liquid Chromatographic (HPLC) method for the simultaneous determination of seven UV filters found in sunscreen and cosmetics
A rapid High Performance Liquid Chromatographic (HPLC) method was developed for the simultaneous determination of seven Ultra Violet (UV) filters most commonly found in cosmetics and sunscreen. TheExpand
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Maternal folate status and neural tube defects in Ireland: the need for a national food fortification program.
To determine the present risk of a Neural Tube Defect [NTD] pregnancy in the caucasian primigravid population in Dublin by comparing the serum folate and red cell folate status of primigravidExpand
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Development and validation of a rapid liquid chromatographic method for the analysis of Ketorolac Tromethamine and its related production impurities
A high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method for the analysis of ketorolac tromethamine and its associated impurities was examined with the aim of reducing analysis times while maintainingExpand
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Myocardial ischaemia in normal patients undergoing elective Caesarean section: a peripartum assessment.
Summary Incidence rates of electrocardiographic changes during Caesarean section vary from 25 to 60%. To date, no investigator has identified myocardial ischaemia resulting from these changes. WeExpand
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Pregnancy in women with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in Dublin
IntroductionThe Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH) reported outcomes of pregnancies in women with pre-gestational diabetes (PGDM) in the UK (n = 3,733). This study aimed toExpand
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