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Investigating ataxia in childhood (2019)
Journal Article
Petley, E., Prasad, M., Ojha, S., & Whitehouse, W. P. (2019). Investigating ataxia in childhood. Archives of Disease in Childhood.education and Practice Edition, https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-315893

Ataxia is a common presentation to an acute paediatric unit and it can often be difficult to determine the cause. It is important to distinguish between serious causes, for example, brain tumours and encephalitis, and more benign causes in order to g... Read More about Investigating ataxia in childhood.

Rojiroti microfinance and child nutrition: a cluster randomised trial (2019)
Journal Article
Ojha, S., Szatkowski, L., Sinha, R., Yaron, G., Fogarty, A., Allen, S., …Smyth, A. R. (2020). Rojiroti microfinance and child nutrition: a cluster randomised trial. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 105(3), 229-235. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-316471

Objective To determine whether Rojiroti microfinance, for poor Indian women, improves child nutrition. Design Cluster randomised trial. Setting Tolas (village communities) in Bihar State. Participants Women and children under 5 years. Int... Read More about Rojiroti microfinance and child nutrition: a cluster randomised trial.

Reply (2019)
Journal Article
Fung, T. H., Ojha, S., Abramson, J., & Holden, R. (2019). Reply. Ophthalmology: Journal of The American Academy of Ophthalmology, 126(3), e20-e21. doi:10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.10.025

Education of family members to support weaning to solids and nutrition in infants born preterm (Review) Education of family members to support weaning to solids and nutrition in infants born preterm (Review) (2019)
Journal Article
Elfzzani, Z., Kwok, T. C., Ojha, S., & Dorling, J. (2019). Education of family members to support weaning to solids and nutrition in infants born preterm (Review) Education of family members to support weaning to solids and nutrition in infants born preterm (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012240.pub2

Background Weaning refers to the period of introduction of solid food to complement breast milk or formula milk. Preterm infants are known to acquire extrauterine growth restriction by the time of discharge from neonatal units. Hence, the postdisc... Read More about Education of family members to support weaning to solids and nutrition in infants born preterm (Review) Education of family members to support weaning to solids and nutrition in infants born preterm (Review).

Optimising nutrition during therapeutic hypothermia (2018)
Journal Article
Ojha, S., Dorling, J., Battersby, C., Longford, N., & Gale, C. (2019). Optimising nutrition during therapeutic hypothermia. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 104(3), F230-F231. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2018-315393

There is little evidence to inform provision of enteral or parenteral nutrition to infants with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) during and soon after therapeutic hypothermia; as a consequence, clinical practice is both variable and changing. A... Read More about Optimising nutrition during therapeutic hypothermia.

Oropharyngeal colostrum in preventing mortality and morbidity in preterm infants (2018)
Journal Article
Nasuf, A. W. A., Ojha, S., & Dorling, J. (2018). Oropharyngeal colostrum in preventing mortality and morbidity in preterm infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD011921.pub2

Background Placing a small volume of colostrum directly onto the buccal mucosa of preterm infants during the early neonatal period may provide immunological and growth factors that stimulate the immune system and enhance intestinal growth. These ben... Read More about Oropharyngeal colostrum in preventing mortality and morbidity in preterm infants.

Feed thickener for infants up to six months of age with gastro-oesophageal reflux (Review) (2017)
Journal Article
Kwok, T. C., Ojha, S., & Dorling, J. (in press). Feed thickener for infants up to six months of age with gastro-oesophageal reflux (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, doi:10.1002/14651858.CD003211.pub2

Background Gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR) is common in infants, and feed thickeners are often used to manage it in infants as they are simple to use and perceived to be harmless. However, conflicting evidence exists to support the use of feed thick... Read More about Feed thickener for infants up to six months of age with gastro-oesophageal reflux (Review).

Medication errors in infants at home (2017)
Journal Article
Ojha, S., & Choonara, I. (in press). Medication errors in infants at home. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102, doi:10.1136/archdischild-2017-313007

The study by Solanki and colleagues involved interviewing 166 parents/grandparents at home regarding the medications that had been prescribed at discharge to their infants, by the hospital staff [1]. As part of the study, the parents were also asked... Read More about Medication errors in infants at home.

Multicentre prospective observational study of feeding practices in 30–33 weeks preterm infants (2017)
Journal Article
Kwok, T., Kwok, T., Dorling, J., Dorling, J., Ojha, S., & Ojha, S. (2017). Multicentre prospective observational study of feeding practices in 30–33 weeks preterm infants. BMJ Paediatrics Open, 1(1), 1-4. doi:10.1136/bmjpo-2017-000040

Background: Current evidence supports progressive feeding in preterm infants. Due to lower necrotising enterocolitis risk, recent studies suggest starting total enteral feeding from birth in 30–33 weeks preterm infants. The feasibility of this practi... Read More about Multicentre prospective observational study of feeding practices in 30–33 weeks preterm infants.

Newborn infants with bilious vomiting: a national audit of neonatal transport services (2017)
Journal Article
Ojha, S., Sand, L., Ratnavel, N., Kempley, S., Sinha, A., Mohinuddin, S., …Leslie, A. (2017). Newborn infants with bilious vomiting: a national audit of neonatal transport services. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102(6), doi:10.1136/archdischild-2016-312208

Objective: The precautionary approach to urgently investigate infants with bilious vomiting has increased the numbers referred to transport teams and tertiary surgical centres. The aim of this national UK audit was to quantify referrals, determine th... Read More about Newborn infants with bilious vomiting: a national audit of neonatal transport services.


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