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Professor Peter Fleming
Professor Peter Fleming
Professor of Infant Health & Developmental Physiology
MB,ChB(Bristol), MRCP(RCP), FRCP(Can), FRCP(Lon), PhD(Bristol), FRCPCH
My clinical practice is in the fields of newborn intensive care, developmental assessment and investigation and care of children with sleep-related disorders, particularly involving breathing.
My research is in the areas of developmental physiology, mother/baby interactions (particularly during sleep) and large scale studies of factors contributing to sudden death in infants.
I also have a particular clinical and research interest in the provision of bereavement care to parents after the death of a baby or child.
infantsSudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)infant developmentsleepnewborn intensive care
- Pease, A, Fleming, P, Hauck, FR, Moon, RY, Horne, RSC, L'hoir, MP, Ponsonby, A-L & Blair, P, 2016, Swaddling and the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics.
- Tsogt, B, Manaseki-Holland, S, Blair, P & Fleming, P, 2016, Thermoregulatory effects of swaddling in Mongolia: a randomised controlled study.. Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol 101., pp. 152-60
- Ingram, JC, Powell, JE, Blair, PS, Pontin, D, Redshaw, ME, Manns, S, Beasant, L, Burden, H, Johnson, DGF, Rose, C & Fleming, PJ, 2016, Does family-centred neonatal discharge planning reduce healthcare usage?: A before and after study in South West England. BMJ Open, vol 6.
- Ingram, JC, Blair, PS, Powell, JE, Manns, S, Burden, H, Pontin, D, Redshaw, M, Beasant, L, Rose, C, Johnson, DGF, Gaunt, D & Fleming, P, 2015, Preparing for Home: a before-and-after study to investigate the effects of a neonatal discharge package aimed at increasing parental knowledge, understanding and confidence in caring for their preterm infant before and after discharge from hospital. Health Services and Delivery Research, vol 4.
- Fleming, P & Blair, P, 2015, Classification of unexpected infant deaths: what can we learn from international comparisons?. Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol 100., pp. 1009-1010
- Fleming, P, Blair, P & Pease, A, 2015, Sudden unexpected death in infancy: aetiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology and prevention in 2015. Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol 100., pp. 984-988
- Fleming, P & Blair, P, 2015, Making informed choices on co-sleeping with your baby: Avoid smoking, alcohol, recreational drugs, and co-sleeping on the sofa. BMJ, vol 350., pp. 1-2
- Humphreys, JS, Gringras, P, Blair, PS, Scott, N, Henderson, J, Fleming, PJ & Emond, AM, 2014, Sleep patterns in children with autistic spectrum disorders: a prospective cohort study. Archives of disease in childhood, vol 99., pp. 114-8
- Blair, PS, Sidebotham, P, Pease, A & Fleming, PJ, 2014, Bed-Sharing in the Absence of Hazardous Circumstances: Is There a Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? An Analysis from Two Case-Control Studies Conducted in the UK. PLOS ONE, vol 9., pp. e107799
- Pease, AS, Fleming, PJ & Blair, PS, 2014, Bed-sharing and unexpected infant deaths: what is the relationship?. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews., pp. 62-67
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