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M Samms-Vaughan

From Paediatrics to Child and Adolescent Health: A History of the Development of a Department

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e-Published: 04 Dec, 2018

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Growth Curves for Normal Jamaican Neonates

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This study provides ethnic- and gender-specific growth curves for the Jamaican newborn and is based on the most extensive data-set currently available in Jamaica for babies of West African descent.

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e-Published: 17 Jun, 2013

Perinatal Factors in Students Admitted to The University of the West Indies Data from the Jamaican Perinatal Study

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295–9
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University students were more likely to come from smaller families with features indicative of better quality of life.

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Objective: To compare perinatal and social factors in students admitted to The University of the West Indies (UWI), Kingston, Jamaica, at age 18 years with those in the rest of the Jamaican Perinatal Cohort.

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013

The Anatomy and Physiology of the Medical Class of 1982a

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621–6
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This study reviews the outcomes of the medical graduates of the Class of 1982a, twenty-five years after qualification.
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e-Published: 25 Jul, 2013

Comprehensive Longitudinal Studies of Child Health, Development and Behaviour in Jamaica: Findings and Policy Impact

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639–44
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This paper reviews the important findings and recommendations of two comprehensive longitudinal studies of children conducted in Jamaica. Policy and programme impact are identified.
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Background: Birth cohort and other longitudinal studies of children’s health, development and behaviour have provided important information on child and adult outcomes. This has allowed evidence based policy and programme development targeted at issues specific to countries. Few studies have been conducted in developing countries. This paper reports on the findings and policy implications of two comprehensive longitudinal studies in Jamaica.
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e-Published: 25 Jul, 2013
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