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BACKGROUND Intrauterine growth restriction is a cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. A variety of definitions of low birthweight are used in clinical practice, with a lack of consensus regarding which definitions best predict adverse outcomes. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the relationship between birthweight standards and neonatal outcome in term-born(More)
This article examines mental disorders treated in Canadian general and psychiatric hospitals from 1971 to 1985-86. Significant changes occurred over the period of study. The analysis is based on hospital discharge data from eight provinces. For several decades, mental disorders have been among the leading causes of hospital use. In 1985-86, mental disorders(More)
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This study is concerned with providing quantitative information on involuntary hospitalization of the mentally ill in Canada. It presents national statistical data on involuntary hospitalization to provincial mental and psychiatric hospitals, and psychiatric units of general hospitals for the period 1970-1978. The data used are based on the statistical(More)
BACKGROUND NHS Health Checks are a national cardiovascular risk assessment and management programme in England and Wales. We examined the experiences of patients attending and healthcare professionals (HCPs) conducting NHS Health Checks. METHODS Interviews were conducted with a purposive sample of 28 patients and 16 HCPs recruited from eight general(More)
BACKGROUND Individuals at ultra-high risk (UHR) for psychosis show reduced neurocognitive performance across domains but it is unclear which reductions are associated with transition to frank psychosis. The aim of this study was to investigate differences in baseline neurocognitive performance between UHR participants with (UHR-P) and without transition to(More)
BACKGROUND Health outcomes throughout the life course have been linked to fetal growth restriction and low birthweight. A variety of measures exist to define low birthweight, with a lack of consensus regarding which predict adverse outcome. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the relationship between birthweight standards and childhood and adult outcomes in term-born(More)
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