Past APSU Studies

Anaphylaxis Following Food Ingestion

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Dosen A, Ziegler JB.
National surveillance of anaphylaxis in children following food ingestion.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2003; 39(6) (Suppl.): A3-A4.

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ACUTE RHEUMATIC FEVER (ARF)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Smith M, Lester-Smith D, Zurysnki Y, Noonan S, Carapetis J, Elliott E. 
Persistence of acute rheumatic fever in tertiary hospitals. 
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2010: doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01935.x. [Epub ahead of print]


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Carapetis JR, Noonan S, Elliott E, Zurynski Y, Currie B, McDonald M, Wheaton G, Nissen M, Ramsay J, Isaacs D, Richmond P, Curtis N, Heazlewood R. 
"National Surveillance for Acute Rheumatic Fever in Australian Children."
National Heart Foundation of Australia Conference, Brisbane, May 2009.

Noonan S, Carapetis J, Elliott E, Zurynski Y, Currie B, Curtis N, Wheaton G, Isaacs D, Ramsay J, Richmond P. 
National Surveillance for Acute Rheumatic Fever in Australian Children through the Australian Paediatric National Surveillance Unit. 
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress, Darwin, May 2011.


Guidelines

The Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (2nd edition).

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Charge Association

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Williams G, Wilson M, Rose D, on behalf of the APSU CHARGE Parents Association and Study group and contributors to the APSU.
"The epidemiology and clinical features of the CHARGE association in Australian children 2000-2002"
Portuguese Paediatric Surveillance Unit Bulletin 2004; 5(1): 17.

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Childhood Conversion Disorder

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Kozlowsaka K, Nunn KP, Rose D, Morris A, Ouvrier RA, Varghese J.
Conversion disorder in Australian paediatric practice.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2007; 46(1): 68-75.


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Rose D, Kozlowska K, Nunn KP, Morris A, Ouvrier RA, Grattan-Smith P, Varghese J, Madden S.
"Paediatric Surveillance Units facilitating epidemiological research in child mental health."
Proceedings of the World Psychiatric Association Section of Epidemiology and Public Health Meeting, Brisbane July 2005.

Rose D, Kozlowska K, Nunn K, Ouvrier R, Grattan-Smith P, Varghese J et al.
"The complex presentation of conversion disorder in Australian children."
Portuguese Paediatric Surveillance Unit Bulletin 2004; 5[1], 13.

Rose D, Kozlowska K, Nunn K, Morris A.  
A picture of conversion disorder in Australian children in 2003
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2003; 39(6) (Suppl.): A8.

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Childhood Dementia

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Nunn K, Williams K, Ouvrier R.
The Australian childhood dementia study.
European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2002; 11(2): 63-70.


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Nunn K, Williams K, Ouvrier R, Dossetor D, and Contributors to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance unit.
"The Australian childhood dementia study"
Paediatrics and Child Health 2000; 5, S42.

Nunn K, Williams K, Ouvrier R, and Contributors to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.
The Australian childhood dementia study.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2000 36[3], A12-A13.

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Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Lim A, Cranswick N, South M.
Adverse events associated with the use of complementary and alternative medicien in children.
Archives of Diseases in Childhood 2011;
 96(3):297-300.

Lim A, Cranswick N, Skull S, South M.
Adverse Events associated with the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Australian children.
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2002; 71(2):76.

Shenfield G, Lim A, Allen H.
Survey of the use of complementary medicines and therapies in children with asthma.
Journal of  Paediatrics and Child Health 2001; 38:252-257


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Lim A, Cranswick N, Skull S, South M.
Surveillance of adverse events associated with the use of complementary and alternative medicine.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2002; 38(suppl):A3

Lim A, Cranswick N, Skull S, South M.
Surveillance of adverse events associated with the use of complementary and alternative medicine
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2002; 38(suppl):A3. (Presented Royal Australasian College of Physicians Annual Scientific Meeting, Brisbane May 2002: Finalist Rue Wright Memorial Prize) 

Lim A, Cranswick N, Skull S, South M.
Adverse Events associated with the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Australian children.
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2002; 71(2):76 (Presented American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Meeting, Atlanta USA March 2002. Poster presentation and invited trainee oral presentation)

Wilson AJ, Couper RTL.
Complementary Medicine in hospitalised South Australian children.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 37[6], A5. 2002

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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Gleeson HK, Wiley V, Wilcken B, Cowell CT, Thonsett M, Byrne G, Elliott E, Ambler GR.
Two year pilot study of newborn screening for congenital adrenal hyperplasia in New South Wales compared with nationwide case surveillance in Australia.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44(10): 554-559.

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Congenital and Neonatal Varicella

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Burgess MA, Forrest JM.
Congenital Varicella
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 1995; 31(6):564

Forrest JM, Mego S, Burgess MA.
Congenital and neonatal varicella in Australia
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2000; 36(2):108-13

Skull S, Wang EL.
Varicella vaccination - a critical review of the evidence
Archives of Disease in Childhood 2001; 85:83-90

Choong CS, Patole S, Whitehall J.
Congenital varicella syndrome in the absence of cutaneous lesions
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2000; 36:184-185

Cooper C, Wojtulewica J, Ratnamohan VM, Arbuckle S.
Congenital varicella syndrome diagnosed by polymerase chain reaction-scarring of the spinal cord, not the skin.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2000; 36(2):186-188

Khandaker G, Marshall H, Peadon E, Zurynski Y, Burgner D, Buttery J, Nissen M, Elliott E, Burgess M, Booy R.
Congenital and neonatal varicella: impact of the national varicella vaccination program in Australia
Archives of Disease in Childhood 2011; 96(5):453-456.

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Drowning and Near Drowning

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Ross FI, Elliott EJ, Lam Lt, Cass DT, and Contributors to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit
Children under 5 years presenting to paediatrics with near-drowning
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2003; 39(6):446-450

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Early Onset Eating Disorder

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Madden S, Morris A, Zurynski Y, Kohn M, Elliott E.
The burden of eating disorders in children aged 5-13 years in Australia
Medical Journal of Australia 2009; 190(8): 410-414.

Payne J, France K, Henley N, D'Antoine H, Bartu A, O'Leary C, Elliott E, Bower C.
Changes in health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and practice following provision of educational resources about prevention of prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology 2011; 25(4): 316–327.

Rhodes P, Prunty M, Madden S.
Life threatening food refusal in two nine year old girls: rethinking the maudsley model.
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 2009; 14(1):63-70.

Rhodes P, Brown,J, Madden S.
The Maudsley model of family-based treatment for anorexia nervosa: a qualitative evaluation of parent-to-parent consultation.
Journal of Marital & Family Therapy 2009; 35(2):181-192.

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Burns L, Black E, Elizabeth E, et al.
Geographic and Maternal Characteristics Associated with Alcohol Use in Pregnancy.
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2011; 35(7): 1230-1237.

Payne J, France K, Henley N, D'Antoine H, Bartu A, O'Leary C, Elliott E, Bower C, Geelhoed E.
Re-aim evaluation of the alcohol and pregnancy project: Educational resources to inform health professionals about prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Evaluation and the Health Professions. 2011; 34(1): 57-80.

France K, Henley N, Payne J, D'Antoine H, Bartu A, O'Leary C, Elliott E, Bower C.
Health professionals addressing alcohol use with pregnant women in Western Australia: barriers and strategies for communication.
Substance Use and Misuse. 2010;45(10):1474-1490. 

O'Leary C, Nassar N, Kurinczuk J, de Klerk N, Geelhoed E, Elliott E, Bower C.
Prenatal alcohol exposure and birth defects.
Pediatrics 2010;126(4):e834-850.

Mutch R, Peadon EM,Elliott EJ, Bower C.
Need to establish a national diagnostic capacity for foetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2009; 45(3): 79-81.

Elliott EJ, Bower C.
Alcohol and pregnancy: the pivotal role of the obstetrician.
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2008; 48:236-239

Elliott EJ, Payne J, Morris A, Haan E, Bower C.
Fetal alcohol syndrome: a prospective national surveillance study.
Archives of Disease in Childhood 2008; 93:732-737

Peadon E, Bower C, Elliott EJ.
Teenage smoking in pregnancy and birthweight: a population study, 2001-2004.
Medical Journal of Australia 2008; 189(4): 237-238 (Letter).

Peadon E, Fremantle E, Bower C, Elliott EJ.
International survey of diagnostic services for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
BioMed Central Pediatrics, 2008; 8: 12.

Peadon E, O'Leary C, Bower C, Elliott E.
Impacts of alcohol use in pregnancy: The role of the GP.
Australian Family Physician 2007; 36(11): 935-939.

Peadon E, Rhys-Jones B, Bower C, Elliott E. Systematic review of interventions for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. BMC Pediatrics 2009, 9:35.

O'Leary C, Heutzenroeder L, Elliott EJ, Bower C.
A review of policies on alcohol use during pregnancy in Australia and other English-speaking countries, 2006.
Medical Journal of Australia, 2007 May 7; 186(9): 466-71

Elliott E, Bower C, Payne J et al.
Fetal alcohol syndrome in Australia.

Alcoholism. 2006; 30:174A

Elliott EJ, Payne J, Bower C.
Diagnosis of foetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol use in pregnancy; a survey of paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2006; 42:698-703

O'Leary C, Bower C, Payne J, Elliott E.
Fetal alcohol syndrome.
Australian Family Physician. 2006; 35:184

Elliott E, Bower C.
FAS in Australia. Fact or Fiction ?
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2004; 40:8-10

Payne, J, K. France, et al.
Changes in health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and practice following provision of educational resources about prevention of prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology 2011; 25(4): 316-327.

Payne J. Antoine H, France K, McKenzie A, Henley N, Bartu A, Elliott E, and Bower C.
Collaborating with consumer and community representatives in health and medical research in Australia: results from an evaluation.
Health Research Policy and Systems 2011; 9(18).

O'Leary C, Nassar N, Kurinczuk J, de Klerk N, Geelhoed E, Elliott E, and Bower C.
Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Risk of Birth Defects.
Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 2011; 66(2): 88-90.


PUBLISHED REPORTS & POLICY STATEMENTS

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP),
Alcohol Policy: Using evidence for better outcomes.
2005

Turner L.
Fetal alcohol syndrome: an overview, prevention and association legal issues.
Report as part of parliamentary internship with Queensland Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy on FAS. 2005

Bower C, Elliott EJ, Haan E, Payne J.
Fetal alcohol syndrome in Australia: Healthway Report: 2004.
Institute for Child Health Research, 2005

Elliott EJ et al. APSU.
In Australian national Council on Drugs, National Expert Advisory Committee on Alcohol.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome National Workshop, 2002: National report. Canberra ACT, Australian National Council on Drugs

O'Leary C (Ed). National Expert Advisory Committee on Alcohol.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: A Literature review: National Alcohol Strategy 2001 to 2003-04
Occasional Paper. 2003. Canberra ACT, Commonwealth of Australia. ISBN 0642 82118 6. 2002:1-32


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Peadon E, Payne J, Henley N, O'Leary C, D'Antoine H, Bartu A, Bower C, Elliott E.
Alcohol and pregnancy: what influences Australian women's knowledge, attitudes and practice?
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44(9): A6.

Elliott EJ, Payne J, Morris A, Haan E, Bower C.
Fetal alcohol syndrome in Australia.
RACP Congress Melbourne, May 2007. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health (in Press)

Peadon E, Payne J, Henley N, D'Antoine H, Bartu A, Bower C, Elliott E.
Alcohol and Pregnancy: Women's Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice.
RACP Congress Melbourne, May 2007. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health (in Press)

Peadon E, Rhys-Jones B, Bower C, Elliott E.
Systematic review of Interventions for Children with FASD.
RACP Congress Melbourne, May 2007

Elliott E, Bower C, Hann E, Payne J.
Diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol use in pregnancy: a survey of paediatricians' knowlegde.
Alcoholism 2006. 30[Supplement to 9], 174A.

Elliott EJ, Payne J, Haan E, Bower C, Zurynski YA.
Fetal alcohol syndrome and alcohol use in pregnancy: a survey of paediatrician's knowledge, attitude and practice.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 42[11], A6. 2006

Colvin L, Payne J, Barker T, Bower C, Parsons D, Kurinczuk J.
Alcohol consumption in pregnancy in Western Australian women (poster)
XVII IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, Bangkok, August 2005: Abstracts. Abstract no.10775

Bower C, O'Leary C, Elliott EJ, Payne J.
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS):epidemiology.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2004.

Elliott EJ, Payne J, Bower C, Haan E, and APSU contributors.
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in Australia.
Portuguese Paediatric Surveillance Unit Bulletin 5[1], 17. 2004

Elliott EJ.
Diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS).
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2004. Proceeding of the RACP Scientific Meeting May 2004; 40(9-10):A6

Elliott EJ.
Fetal alcohol syndrome: clinical features.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2004.

Elliott E.
Fetal alcohol syndrome: where did APSU surveillance lead?
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress, Darwin May 2011.

Fitzpatrick J, Peadon E, Ferreira M, Yungabun H, Carter M, Shandley R, Kefford M, Olding M, Latimer J, Elliott E.
The Lililwan Project: Developing a culture -and language-appropriate FASD diagnostic questionnaire and assessing its reliability for history-taking in an Australian Aboriginal community.
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress, Darwin May 2011. 

Fitzpatrick J, Martiniuk A, Kefford M, Carter M, Oscar J, Latimer J, Elliott E.
Alcohol use in pregnancy in remote Australia: The Liliwan Project.
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress, Darwin May 2011.

Oscar J, Carter M, Fitzpatrick J, Elliott E.
An Aboriginal community response to alcohol use in pregnancy and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress, Darwin, May 2011.

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Haemoglobinopathies

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Argent E, Emder P, Monagle P, Mowat D, Petterson T, Russel S, Sachdev R, Stone C, Ziegler D.
An APSU study of haemoglobinopathies in Australian children.
RACP Congress Melbourne, May 2007. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health (in Press)

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Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Michael M, Elliott EJ, Craig JC, Ridley G, Hodson EM.
Interventions for haemolytic uraemic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a systemic review of randomised controlled trials.
American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2009; 53(2): 259-72.

Elliott EJ, Robins-Browne RM, O'Loughlin EV, Bennett-Wood V, Bourke J, Henning P et al.
Nationwide study of haemolytic uraemic syndrome: clinical, microbiological and epidemiological features.
Archives of Diseases of Childhood 2001; 85:125-131


REVIEWS

Michael M, Elliott E,Ridley G, Hodson E, Craig J. Interventions for haemolytic uraemic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 1. Art. No. : CD003595. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003595.pub2

Elliott EJ, Ridley GF, Hodson EM, Craig JC.
Interventions for preventing haemolytic uraemic syndrome/thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. (Protocol) .
The Cochrane Library Issue 3, 2002. 1464-780X


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Elliott EJ, Lynn R, Schmid H, Proulx F, Wong W, Sockett P et al.
Surveillance of haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS): An International Collaboration.
Portuguese Paediatric Surveillance unit Bulletin 5[1], 14. 2004

Elliott EJ, for the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) HUS Study group, Henning P, Powell HR, Knight J, O'Loughlin E et al.
Atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) in Australia.
Portuguese Paediatric Surveillance Unit Bulletin 5[1], 15. 2004

Elliott EJ, Lynn R, Schmid H, Proulx F, Wong W, Sockett P et al.
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS): an international perspective.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2004.

Elliott EJ, Robins-Browne RM, Hogg G, O'Loughlin E, On behalf of the Australain Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) study group and contributors to the APSU.
Characteristic of shiga toxin-producing E.Coli  causing HUS in Australia.
Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 16[suppl Sept], 16. 2001

Elliott EJ, Adek R, Wong W, Schmid H, on behalf of the HUS Study Group, from the BPSU et al.
Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome - an international perspective.
Paediatrics and Child Health 5, 33.2000

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Hirschprung disease

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Singh SJ, Croaker GDH, Manglick P, Wong CL, Athanasakos H, Elliott EJ et al.
Hirschsprung's disease - Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit's experience.
Paediatric Surgery International 2003; 19:247-250

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Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia of Infancy (HI)

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Greer R, Walker R, Rogers M, Cotterill A and Paediatricians contributing to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.
Hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia of infancy in Australia.
RACP Congress Melbourne, May 2007. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health (in Press)

Greer, R.
Hyperinsulinism of Infancy Collaboration: Update on Current Research.
APEG Congress Hobart, September 2006

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Kawasaki Disease

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Royle JA, Williams K, Elliott E, Sholler G, Nolan T, Allen R, Isaacs D.
Kawasaki disease in Australia, 1993-1995.
Archives of Disease in Childhood 1998; 78:33-39

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Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Jureidini J, Shafer A, Donald T.
Munchausen by proxy syndrome: not only pathological parenting but also problematic doctoring?
Medical Journal of Australia 2003; 178(3): 130-132

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Nephrotic Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Hodson EM, Willis NS, Craig JC.
Management of childhood nephrotic syndrome in Australia.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2001; 37(6): A10

Hodson EM, Knight J, Willis NS, Craig JC.
Corticosteroid therapy for nephrotic syndrome in children.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005; (1)


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Hodson EM, Willis NS, Craig JC, for the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Nephrology Association through the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Incidence of nephrotic syndrome in Australian children.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 36[3], A1. 2000

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Non Tuberculosis Mycobacterial Infection

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Blyth C, Best E, Jones C, Nourse C, Goldwater P, Daley A, Burgner D, Henry G, Palasanthiran P.
Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infection in children: a prospective national study.
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2009 28(9):801-805.


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Blyth CC, Palasanthiran P, Best E, Jones C, Daley AJ, Burgner D, Nourse C, Goldwater PN, Henry G.
Non tuberculosis mycobacterial infection: A national surveillance study.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 42[11], A11. 2006


PRESENTATIONS

Blyth CC, Palasanthiran P, Best E, Jones C, Daley AJ, Burgner D, Nourse C, Goldwater PN, Henry G.
Non tuberculous mycobacterial infection: a review of surgical cases.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Congress, Sydney, May 2005

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Pertussis

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Wood N, McIntyre P.
Pertussis: review of epidemiology, diagnosis, management and prevention.
Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 9(3): 201-11; quiz211-2, 2008 September.

Wood N, Quinn HE, McIntyre P, Elliott E.
Pertussis in infants: preventing deaths and hospitalisations in the very young.
Annotation. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44(4): 161-165.

Wood N, McIntyre P and Elliott E. Pertussis in infancy: A review of strategies for prevention.
Siicsalud 2007 May 29.

Elliott EJ, McIntyre P, Ridley G, Morris A, Massie J, McEniery J et al.
A national study of infants hospitalised with Pertussis in the Acellular Vaccine Era.
Paediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2004; 28: 246-52


PUBLISHED REPORTS

Elliott E, McIntyre P, Ridley G, Morris A, Massie J, McEniery J, Knight G.
Infants hospitalised with pertussis APSU study group.
Infants hospitalised with pertussis. Final report for GlaxoSmithKline 2002; 1-20


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Morris A, Elliott EJ, McIntyre P, Massie J, Ridley GF, McEniery J et al.
Hospitalised pertussis in infancy.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2002; 38[suppl]: A2

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Prader Willi Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Smith A, Egan J, Ridley G, Haan E, Montgomery P, Williams K et al.
Birth Prevalence of Prader-Willi Syndrome in Australia.
Archives of Disease in Childhood 2003; 88: 263-264


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Smith A, Egan J, Haan E, Warne G, Montgomery P, Oley C et al.
Prader-Willi syndrome: an APSU study.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 37[6], A16. 2001

Smith A, Haan E, Warne G, Montgomery P, Macmillan J, Williams K et al.
Prader - Willi Syndrome: first year of APSU study.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 36[3], A15. 2000

Smith A, Haan E, Warne G, Montgomery P, Macmillan J, Williams K et al.
Prader-Willi syndrome.
Paediatrics and Child Health 5, 99. 2000

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Serious Seatbelt Injuries

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Zurynski Y, Bliston L, Elliott EJ.
Booster seat use by children aged 4-11 years: evidence of the need to revise current Australasian standards to accomodate overweight children.
Medical Journal of Australia 2008; 189(3): 183. (Letter).

Reeve K, Zurynski Y, Elliott E.
A boost for child passenger safety. (letter)
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2007, 43(4): 321

Reeve K, Zurynski Y, Elliott E, Bilston L.
Seatbelts and the law: how well do we protect Australian children ?
Medical Journal of Australia 186: 635-638, 2007


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Zurynski Y, Chang H, Frith K, McKay N, McCaskill M, Bilston L, et al.
Seatbelts and child restrains: Injuries, deaths and the law. RACP Congress Adelaide, May 2008.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008(In press)

Zurynski Y, McCaskill M, Bilston L, Leditschke F, Dilley A, Elliott.
Child injuries and deaths associated with inappropriate use of child restraints and seatbelts.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44(9): A6.

Zurynski Y, McCaskill M, Bilston L, Leditschke F, Dilley A, Reeve K, Elliott E.
"Are all seatbelts safe? Injuries related to seatbelt use in Australian children."
Proceedings of the AusTrauma 2007 Conference, Sydney, February 2007.

Zurynski Y, McCaskill M, Bilston L, Leditschke F, Dilley A, Reeve K, Elliott E,
Paediatricians contributing to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Are all seatbelts safe? Seatbelt injuries in Australian children.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2007;43(7-8): A21


LETTERS

Zurynski Y, Bilston L and Elliott EJ.
Booster seat use by children aged 4-11 years: evidence of the need to revise current Australasian standards to accommodate overweight children.
Medical Journal of Australia 2008; 189 (3): 183.

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Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Syndrome (SCID)

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Yee A, De Ravin SS, Elliott E, Ziegler JB; Contributors to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.
Severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome: a national surveillance study.
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2008; 298-302.

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Yee T, Kemp A, Ziegler JB.
APSU surveillance of severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome (SCID) 1995-2001.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2002; 38[suppl]: A10

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Severe complications of Influenza: Sept 2007 & Jul-Sept 2008, 2009 & July - Oct 2010

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Elliott, EJ
Editorial Commentary: Pregnancy and Pandemic Flu
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2010; 50(5):691-692.

Iskander M; Kesson A; Dwyer D; Rost L; Pym M; Wang H; McCaskill M; Booy R.
The burden of influenza under 5 years admitted to the Children's Hospital at Westmead in the winter of 2006.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2009; 45(12):698-703.

Lester-Smith D, Zurynski Y, Booy R, Festa MS, Kesson AM, Elliott EJ.
The burden of childhood influenza in a tertiary paediatric setting.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2009;33(2): 208-214.

Zurynski Y, Lester-Smith D, Festa MS, Kesson AM, Booy R, Elliott EJ.
Enhanced surveillance for serious complications of influenza in children: role of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.
Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008; 32(1): 71-76.

Khandaker GM, Khandaker GM, Zurynski Y, Elliott E, Booy R. Mania in a patient with H1N1: Oseltamivir  - the culprit or red herring? In reply:
American
Journal of Psychiatry 2010; 167(9):1129-1130.


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Lester-Smith D, Zurynski Y, Festa M, Kesson A, Booy R, Elliott E. Significant burden of childhood influenza in a tertiary paediatric setting.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44(9): A12. 

Zurynski Y, Lester-Smith D, Festa M, Kesson A, Booy R, Elliott E.
Rapid enhanced surveillance for serious complications of influenza in children using the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44(9): A11.

Zurynski Y, Booy R, Elliott E.
Influenza complications and deaths reported to the APSU among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in 2008, 2009 and 2010
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress, Darwin, May 2011.

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Simple Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Munns C, Zacharin MR, Rodda CP et al.
Prevention and treatment of infant and childhood Vitamin D deficiency in Australia and New Zealand: a consensus statement.

Medical Journal of Australia 2006; 185: 268-272.

Benitez-Aguirre PZ, Wood NJ, Biesheuvel C, Moreira C, Munns CF.
The natural history of vitamin D deficiency in African refugees living in Sydney.
Medical Journal of Australia 2009; 190(8): 426-428.


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Munns C, Zacharin M, Rodda C, Davis E, Harris M, Batch J, Pascoe M, Fairchild J, Lafferty A, Whybourne A, Ward L, Morley R, Garnett S, Burgner D, Geddes J, Cherian S, Mahajan D, Zurynski Y, McKay N, Cowell C.
Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets in Australian Children: An APSU Study.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008; 44(9): A7.

Munns C, Zacharin MR, Rodda C, Davis E, Harris M, Batch J, Pascoe M, Fairchild J, Lafferty A, Whybourne A, Ward L, Morley R, Garnett S, Burgner D, Geddes J, Cherian S, Zurynski Y, McKay N, Cowell C.
Vitamin D deficiency rickets in Australian children: APSU update. RACP Congress Melbourne, May 2007.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2007; 43(7-8): A15

Zurynski Y, Munns CF, Simm PH, Garnet, on behalf of the APSU Vitamin D Rickets Study Group.
Vitamin D deficiency rickets in Australia: need for screening and early treatment in high risk groups.
Swiss Medical Weekly 2011; 141(sup. 187): 15. 

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