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- Call for Collaborative and Integrated Health Services, Physician Training, and Inter-Systems Consultation. Cole, John F. // Exceptional Parent;Sep2004, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p85
Reports on the adequacy and quality of medical health services for people with developmental disabilities in the U.S. Inadequate health services as a factor preventing successful community experience for people with developmental disabilities; Politics that create fragmentation of health services.
- the American experience. Nehring, Wendy // Learning Disability Practice;Apr2003, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p20
Discusses the experience of nurses who specialize in caring for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the U.S. Residential and community settings; IDD services in health care and academic settings; Professional organizations for IDD nurses.
- Hospitalisations from birth to 5 years in a population cohort of Western Australian children with intellectual disability. Williams, K.; Leonard, H.; Tursan d'Espaignet, E.; Colvin, L.; Slack-Smith, L.; Stanley, F. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2005, Vol. 90 Issue 12, p1243
Aims: To describe the hospitalisation history in the first five years of life for all children born in Western Australia (WA) between 1983 and 1992 and diagnosed with intellectual disability (ID). Methods: Unit record linkage of the WA Midwives Collection, WA Intellectual Disability Database,...
- Satchel Paige on Being Medically Underserved. Rader, Rick // Exceptional Parent;Jan2005, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on the allegation that the mentally challenged population in the U.S. is medically underserved as discussed by Satchel Paige. Findings in the "Surgeon General's Report 2002," that people with mental retardation experienced poorer health; Implications of recognizing people with...
- Health for all? Blair, Jim; Ferguson, David; Trenowden, Nicola; Bollard, Martin // Learning Disability Today;Sep2008, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p24
The article reports on the role of skills and knowledge of learning disability nurses in addressing health inequalities experienced by vulnerable people in Great Britain. It notes that learning disability nurses should be able to share specialist knowledge regarding consent, communication...
- Can facilitators bridge the health gap? Julian, George // Learning Disability Today;Sep2008, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p35
The article discusses the study "Health Facilitation and Learning Disability" funded by Department of Health in Great Britain. The study discusses the steps needed to provide decent standard of health care for people with learning disabilities. The study mentions that people with learning...
- Favorable Seizure Outcome in Kabuki Make-up Syndrome Associated With Epilepsy. Ogawa, Atsushi; Yasumoto, Sawa; Tomoda, Yasuko; Ohfu, Masaharu; Mitsudome, Akihisa; Kuroki, Yoshikazu // Journal of Child Neurology;Aug2003, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p549
Kabuki make-up syndrome is a mental retardation-malformation syndrome affecting multiple organ systems, with a broad spectrum of neuromuscular dysfunction and mental ability. The incidence of seizures associated with this syndrome ranges from 10 to 40%. However, details of the seizures in this...
- Bipolar Disorders in Mentally Retarded Persons With Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Kurita, Hiroshi; Osada, Hirokazu; Shimizu, Kaoru; Tachimori, Hisateru // Journal of Developmental & Physical Disabilities;Dec2004, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p377
To examine clinical features of mentally retarded patients with pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) with a comorbid bipolar disorder, 23 PDD patients (mean age = 23.5 years,SD= 4.2) with an episode satisfying modifiedDSM-IVcriteria for manic/hypomanic episode (PDD-B), and 23 age, sex,...
- REFLUX ESOPHAGITIS IN PERSONS WITH NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS. Rapp Jr., Clyde E. // Exceptional Parent;Aug2005, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p59
Focuses on reflux esophagitis in people with neurodevelopmental disorders. Pathophysiology of the disease; Diagnosis and treatment; Prevalence of the disease in normal population and in people with neurodevelopmental disorders.