Norman R Bennett

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OBJECTIVES A majority of population-based studies suggest prevalence of depressed mood and anxiety is most common during late adolescence to early adulthood. Mental health status has been linked previously to socio-economic status in adults. The purpose of this systematic literature review is to clarify if socio-economic status (SES) is a risk indicator of(More)
Forty-nine boys scheduled for day-case inguinal herniotomy were studied to compare ilio-inguinal nerve block and wound infiltration for postoperative analgesia. Both techniques were simple to perform and produced no complications. In the ilio-inguinal block group, 100% had either no pain or very mild discomfort when assessed 60 minutes after return to the(More)
OBJECTIVES A majority of population-based studies suggest prevalence of drug and alcohol risk behaviour increases during late adolescence to early adulthood. The purpose of this systematic literature review is to clarify if socio-economic status (SES) is a determinant of marijuana and alcohol risk behaviour in adolescents between the ages of 10-15 years. (More)
Paediatric intensive care has developed into a highly specialized and labour-intensive clinical activity. The provision of adequate numbers of properly staffed children's intensive care beds within the UK, and the lack of national planning and coordination are both problematic. This article examines these problems and discusses current thinking on the(More)
Tracheomalacia is commonly associated with oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula. Severe cases may present with life threatening cyanotic and apnoeic attacks following surgical repair of the oesophageal atresia. The anaesthetic, and surgical management (by tracheopexy), of such a case are described.