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Sweat Testing Since The Introduction Of Newborn Screening In West Midlands, UK
Background Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive condition caused by gene mutation which affects sodium and chloride transport across the membrane of secretory epithelial cells. New born screening for CF was ...
Impact of Telephone Reminders on Attendance Rate at Paediatric Clinics
Background: Non-attendance in clinics has major economic impact in the national health service. Literature review indicates that main reason for non-attendance is forgetfulness and reminders reduce the non-attendance rate ...
Use of enteral nutritional supplementation: a survey of level II and III neonatal units in England
Enteral nutritional supplementation is widely used in preterm babies on Neonatal Units (NNUs). There is little published evidence on appraising their long-term efficacy. We evaluated the current practice of enteral nutritional ...
When to do paediatric gastrointestinal endoscopy?
Over the last few decades, paediatric gastroenterology has rapidly developed into a well-established sub-specialty. Improvements in training and equipment have led to enhanced safety with fewer complications following ...
Eye pathologies in neonates
In the United Kingdom, newborn assessment incorporates a screening eye examination for any structural abnormalities, observation of neonate's visual behaviour and direct ophthalmoscopy examination looking for red reflex. ...
Investigation and management of vitamin d deficiency/insufficiency-a service evaluation
Introduction Vitamin D is essential for bone and skeletal health. The major natural source of Vitamin D is from skin exposure to sunlight. Current evidence suggests that there isn't enough ambient ultraviolet sunlight from ...