Peter McLaine

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This study evaluates the effectiveness of lead hazard control methods used in the Lead Hazard Control (LHC) grant program of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The LHC Program awards funds to local jurisdictions to address lead hazards in privately owned, low-income dwellings. Grantees in 14 cities, states, or counties collected environmental(More)
BACKGROUND Henoch Schönlein Purpura (HSP) is the most common systemic vasculitis of childhood. There is considerable controversy over whether children with HSP should be treated with corticosteroids. The goal of this study was to investigate whether early corticosteroid administration could reduce the rate of renal or gastrointestinal complications in(More)
Twenty two patients with previous episodes of haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) were investigated for evidence of deficits in cognitive, behavioural, and academic function. Patients were pair matched with 22 controls for age (+/- 1 year), gender, and socioeconomic status. HUS patients had numerically lower cognitive and achievement scores and higher(More)
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