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During the decade 1970-9, 23 002 infants born in the University of Bristol Department of Obstetrics were examined for congenital dislocation of the hip by junior members of the paediatric staff on the first day of life and again on discharge from hospital. Suspected hip abnormality was checked by a senior member of the staff on the same day. A total of 445(More)
Flying in the face of national community care policies, families of young children with severe disabilities continue to seek out-of-home placement The present paper explores the factors which influence families to care for their children at home or to place them out-of-home. Data for the present study were derived from a qualitative in-depth study of the(More)
  • P M Dunn
  • 1976
At least 1 per cent of all newborn infants in the United Kingdom have CDH (Fig 10). Among these infants, approximately 85 per cent are normally formed and 15 per cent malformed. Among the normally formed infants, 90 per cent of the CDH are of the Grade 1 type, and 10 per cent of Grades 2 and 3. Such infants have a perinatal mortality of about 5 per cent. In(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to examine, among public high school students across the United States, perceptions of relative weight-loss and its relationship to physical activity levels, time spent viewing television, and efforts to lose weight. METHODS Self-reported data from the 1990 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) were used to analyze these(More)