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Background: Paediatric SLT roles often involve planning individualised intervention for specific children (provided directly by SLTs or indirectly through non-SLTs), working collaboratively with families and education staff and providing advice and training. A...

["Cognitive Disorders","Evidence Based Medicine","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2951v1
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Background: Lack of agreement about criteria and terminology for children’s language difficulties affects access to services as well as hindering research and practice. We report the second phase of a study using an online Delphi method to address these issues....

["Cognitive Disorders","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2484v2
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The receptive language measure information-carrying word (ICW) level is used extensively by speech and language therapists (SLTs) in the UK and Ireland. Despite this it has never been validated via its relationship to any other relevant measures. This study aims...

["Cognitive Disorders","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2040v1
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Delayed or impaired language development is a common developmental concern, yet there is little agreement about the criteria used to identify and classify language impairments in children. Children's language difficulties are at the interface between education,...

["Cognitive Disorders","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1986v1
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Language Impairment (LI) is a developmental disorder that mainly manifests impaired language learning and processing. Evidence, largely from English-speaking population studies, has shown that children with LI compared to typically developing (TD) children have...

["Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1675v1
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The aim of this study was to investigate the reliability and validity of the Norwegian Kidscreen-27 questionnaire, a measure of generic health-related quality of life, in 10 year-old children. The Kidscreen-27 consists of five domains and was validated in a sample...

["Nursing","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1134v1
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The present study evaluated the level of support and satisfaction among parents of stillborn babies in Australian hospitals. One-hundred and eighty-nine mothers and fathers completed an online survey designed by the researcher based on the guidelines designed by...

["Health Policy","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Women's Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.891v1
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Background: Recurrent pain is a common experience in childhood, but only few children with recurrent pain attend a physician. Previous small-scale studies yielded conflicting findings with regard to predictors of health care utilization in children with recurrent...

["Epidemiology","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.618v1
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Schooling is known to influence a wide range of economic, social and psychological aspects of people’s life, but children with medical needs are subject to school failure more often than their healthy peers. The aim of this paper is to review different school options...

["Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.268v2
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Background. Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (HB) may cause severe neurological damage, but serious consequences are effectively controlled by phototherapy and blood exchange transfusion. HB is still a serious health problem in economically compromised parts of the...

["Cognitive Disorders","Neurology","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.183v1
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