• 303 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
19982019
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Research Output 1998 2019

  • 303 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 38 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
2019

Neonatal pain: Knowledge and perception among pediatric doctors in Malaysia

Ishak, S., Nfe, F., Zakaria SZ, S., Ali, A. & Jaafar, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : Pediatrics International. 61, 1, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pain Perception
Malaysia
Pain Management
Pediatrics
Pain Measurement
2018

ATP bioluminescence: Surface hygiene monitoring in milk preparation room of neonatal intensive care unit

Mohamad, M., Ishak, S., Jaafar, R. & Abdullah Sani, N., 4 Apr 2018, 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1940. 020091

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

hygiene
bioluminescence
milk
adenosine triphosphate
rooms

Isolated right ventricular non-compaction in a newborn

Kaur, J., Abdul Aziz, B. B. & Jaafar, R., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Progress in Pediatric Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diastolic Heart Failure
Systolic Heart Failure
Cardiomyopathies
Heart Ventricles
Embryonic Development

Sudden infant death syndrome: Knowledge and practise in parents of preterm infants

Jaafar, R., Ishak, S. & Wan Nurulhuda, W. M. Z., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatrics International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sudden Infant Death
Premature Infants
Parents
Risk Reduction Behavior
Smoking
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Polyethylene versus cotton cap as an adjunct to body wrap in preterm infants

Shafie, H., Syed Zakaria, S. Z., Ali, A., Ishak, S. & Jaafar, R., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatrics International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyethylene
Premature Infants
Hypothermia
Temperature
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Frequent nasopharyngeal suctioning as a risk factor associated with neonatal coagulase-negative staphylococcal colonisation and sepsis

Boo, N. Y., Suhaida, A. R. & Jaafar, R., 1 Mar 2015, In : Singapore Medical Journal. 56, 3, p. 164-168 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coagulase
Staphylococcus
Sepsis
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
2013
5 Citations (Scopus)

Does palm oil vitamin E reduce the risk of pregnancy induced hypertension?

Abdullah Mahdy, Z., Siraj @ Ramli, H. H., Khaza'ai, H., Mutalib, M. S. A., Azwar, M. H., Wahab, M. A., Dali, A. Z. H. M., Jaafar, R., Mohamed Ismail, N. A., Jamil, M. A. & Adeeb, N., 2013, In : Acta medica (Hradec Králové) / Universitas Carolina, Facultas Medica Hradec Králové. 56, 3, p. 104-109 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tocotrienols
Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Vitamin E
Placebos
Incidence
5 Citations (Scopus)

Fluid recovery during lung lavage in meconium aspiration syndrome

Dargaville, P. A., Copnell, B., Mills, J. F., Haron, I., Lee, J. K. F., Tingay, D. G., Jaafar, R., Mildenhall, L. F., Jeng, M. J. Y., Narayanan, A., Battin, M. R., Kuschel, C. A., Sadowsky, J. L., Patel, H., Kilburn, C. J., Carlin, J. B. & Morley, C. J., Feb 2013, In : Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics. 102, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Therapeutic Irrigation
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Surface-Active Agents
Pressure
7 Citations (Scopus)

Herbal ingestion during pregnancy and post-partum period is a cause for concern

Teoh, C. S., Aizul, M. H. I., wan Fatimah Suriyani, W. M., Ang, S. H., Nurul Huda, M. Z., Nor Azlinl, M. I. & Jaafar, R., Apr 2013, In : Medical Journal of Malaysia. 68, 2, p. 157-160 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Mothers
Pregnancy
Herbal Medicine
Parturition
1 Citation (Scopus)
Tuberculosis

Single nucleotide polymorphism for certain genes involved in gestational diabetes with risk factors and complications positive

Mohamed Ismail, N. A., Aris, N. M., Abdullah Mahdy, Z., Ahmad, S., Naim, N. M., Siraj @ Ramli, H. H., Jaafar, R., Ishak, S., Harun, R., Abd Jamal, A. R., Wan Ngah, W. Z. & Syed Zakaria, S. Z., Nov 2013, In : Sains Malaysiana. 42, 11, p. 1613-1618 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gestational Diabetes
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Genes
Pregnant Women
Neonatal Intensive Care
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Neurodevelopmental outcome of newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension

Jaafar, R., Boo, N. Y., Chandran, V. & Sarvananthan, R., Oct 2011, In : Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences. 18, 4, p. 57-61 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome
Developmental Disabilities
Survivors
Nitric Oxide
Magnesium Sulfate
37 Citations (Scopus)

Randomized controlled trial of lung lavage with dilute surfactant for meconium aspiration syndrome

Dargaville, P. A., Copnell, B., Mills, J. F., Haron, I., Lee, J. K. F., Tingay, D. G., Jaafar, R., Mildenhall, L. F., Jeng, M. J., Narayanan, A., Battin, M. R., Kuschel, C. A., Sadowsky, J. L., Patel, H., Kilburn, C. J., Carlin, J. B. & Morley, C. J., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 158, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Surface-Active Agents
Therapeutic Irrigation
Randomized Controlled Trials
31 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing hypothermia in preterm infants with polyethylene wrap

Jaafar, R., Khairina, W., Boo, N. Y. & Ishak, S., Aug 2011, In : Pediatrics International. 53, 4, p. 468-474 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyethylene
Hypothermia
Premature Infants
Parturition
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

Brain herniation in a neonate

Wong, C. Y., Abu Bakar, A., Ishak, S., Jaafar, R., Boo, N. Y. & Isa, M. R., Oct 2010, In : Singapore Medical Journal. 51, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Newborn Infant
Brain
Neoplasms
Cranial Sutures
Rhabdoid Tumor

Eventration of the diaphragm in a newborn with Prader Willi Syndrome

Ishak, S., Jaafar, R., Wong, C. Y., Abdul Latif, H. & Thambidorai, C. R., 2010, In : Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. 3, 3, p. 237-239 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diaphragmatic Eventration
Prader-Willi Syndrome
snRNP Core Proteins
Newborn Infant
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 15
9 Citations (Scopus)

Inhaled nitric oxide and intravenous magnesium sulphate for the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

Boo, N. Y., Jaafar, R., Yong, S. C., Shri Abd. Aziz, B. B. & Yong-Junina, F., Feb 2010, In : Singapore Medical Journal. 51, 2, p. 144-150 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome
Magnesium Sulfate
Nitric Oxide
High-Frequency Ventilation
Therapeutics

The role of antenatal vitamin e supplementation in the prevention of neonatal jaundice

Jaafar, R., Abdullah Mahdy, Z., Siraj @ Ramli, H. H., Dali, A. Z. H. M., Khazaai, H. & Mutalib, M. S. A., 2010, In : Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. 3, 3, p. 217-221 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neonatal Jaundice
Vitamin E
Vitamins
Placebos
Mothers
2009
23 Citations (Scopus)

A quality assurance study on the administration of medication by nurses in a neonatal intensive care unit

Raja Lope, R. J., Boo, N. Y., Jaafar, R. & Fook Choe, C., 1 Jan 2009, In : Singapore Medical Journal. 50, 1, p. 68-72 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Nurses
Medication Errors
Drug Dosage Calculations
Prescriptions
7 Citations (Scopus)

The usefulness of early ultrasonography, electroencephalography and clinical parameters in predicting adverse outcomes in asphyxiated term infants

Ong, L. C., P. Yoganathan, K., Chandran, V., Jaafar, R., Yong, S. C. & Boo, N. Y., Jul 2009, In : Singapore Medical Journal. 50, 7, p. 705-709 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroencephalography
Ultrasonography
Brain Hypoxia-Ischemia
Asphyxia
Newborn Infant
2008
2 Citations (Scopus)

Benefit and pitfalls of newborn hearing screening

Abdullah, A., Wan Fazlina, W. H., Almyzan, A., Han, Y. S., Jamilah, A. G., Roslin, S., Ann, M. T., Borhan, L., Wan Norliana, A. W., Saim, L. & Jaafar, R., Oct 2008, In : Medical Journal of Malaysia. 63, 4, p. 293-297 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hearing
Newborn Infant
Hearing Loss
Referral and Consultation
Cross-Sectional Studies

Bleeding Meckel’s diverticulum in a premature infant

Jaafar, R., Kamal Nor, N., Sithasanan, N., Boey, C. C. M., Ishak, S., Boo, N. Y. & Thambidorai, C. R., 2008, In : Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. 1, 2, p. 119-121 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meckel Diverticulum
Premature Infants
Hemorrhage
8 Citations (Scopus)

Early outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in a Malaysian tertiary centre

Jaafar, R., Boo, N. Y. & Thambidorai, C. R., Feb 2008, In : Singapore Medical Journal. 49, 2, p. 142-144 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome
Magnesium Sulfate
Apgar Score
Survivors
Nitric Oxide
14 Citations (Scopus)
Vacuum
Metals
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Mothers
Morbidity
32 Citations (Scopus)

Usefulness of a semi-quantitative procalcitonin test kit for early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis

Boo, N. Y., Nor Azlina, A. A. & Jaafar, R., Mar 2008, In : Singapore Medical Journal. 49, 3, p. 204-208 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcitonin
Early Diagnosis
Sepsis
C-Reactive Protein
Anti-Bacterial Agents
2007
5 Citations (Scopus)
Streptococcus agalactiae
Meningitis
Abscess
Mothers
Hyaline Membrane Disease
12 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors associated with low bone mineral content in very low birth weight infants

Jaafar, R., Hasmawati, J. & Syed Zakaria, S. Z., Mar 2007, In : Singapore Medical Journal. 48, 3, p. 191-194 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Very Low Birth Weight Infant
Bone Density
Parenteral Nutrition
Birth Weight
Physiologic Calcification
1 Citation (Scopus)

Transient abnormal myelopoeisis in newborns with Down syndrome.

Abdul Latiff, Z., Alias, H., Yong, S. C., Jaafar, R., Hussin, N. H., Raja Sabudin, R. Z. A., Boo, N. Y. & A. Jamal, A. R., Dec 2007, In : The Malaysian journal of pathology. 29, 2, p. 107-111 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leukemia, Megakaryoblastic, Acute
Leukocytosis
Down Syndrome
Newborn Infant
2006

MRI in central diaphragmatic hernia with intrapericardial herniation

Thambidorai, C. R., Zulfiqar, A., Jaafar, R. & Venayagamurthy, S., 1 Jan 2006, In : Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 11, 1, p. 51-52 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diaphragmatic Hernia
3 Citations (Scopus)

Unbalanced chromosomal translocation: A cause of recurrent spontaneous abortion

Abdul Latiff, Z., Jamil, M. A., Ng, S. P., Jaafar, R., Yong, S. C., Shuib, S. & Boo, N. Y., Jun 2006, In : Medical Journal of Malaysia. 61, 2, p. 260-262 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple Abnormalities
Habitual Abortion
Genetic Translocation
Spontaneous Abortion
Parturition
2005
41 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors associated with subaponeurotic haemorrhage in full-term infants exposed to vacuum extraction

Boo, N. Y., Foong, K. W., Abdullah Mahdy, Z., Yong, S. C. & Jaafar, R., Nov 2005, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 112, 11, p. 1516-1521 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vacuum
Hemorrhage
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Cranial Fontanelles
2 Citations (Scopus)

Turn-around-time of radiographs in a neonatal intensive care unit

Jaafar, R., Boo, N. Y., Yong, S. C. & Ong, L. C., 2005, In : Medical Journal of Malaysia. 60, 3, p. 338-344 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Radiology
Malaysia
Critical Care
Education
2004

Congenital factor VII deficiency: a case report.

Abdul Latiff, Z., Alias, H., Jaafar, R., Faraizah, A. K., Noryati, A. A., A. Jamal, A. R. & Boo, N. Y., 2004, In : The Malaysian journal of pathology. 26, 1, p. 65-67 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Factor VII Deficiency
Factor VIIa
Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities
Subdural Hematoma
Epistaxis
8 Citations (Scopus)

Neonatal seizures due to maternal primary hyperparathyroidism [3]

Jaafar, R., Boo, N. Y., Rasat, R. & Latiff, H. A., May 2004, In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 40, 5-6, p. 329 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Parathyroid Neoplasms
Pregnancy Complications
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Hypocalcemia
2002
3 Citations (Scopus)

Diffuse neonatal haemangiomatosis: A rare cause of haemorrhagic shock and refractory coagulopathy in the newborn

Jaafar, R., Boo, N. Y., Hayati, A. R. & Baizura, J., Sep 2002, In : Medical Journal of Malaysia. 57, 3, p. 364-367 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemorrhagic Shock
Newborn Infant
Hepatomegaly
Thrombocytopenia
Gastrointestinal Tract
14 Citations (Scopus)
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Lighting
Premature Infants
Weight Gain
Light
2001
2 Citations (Scopus)
Peripheral Catheterization
Umbilicus
Aortic Diseases
Umbilical Arteries
Streptokinase
12 Citations (Scopus)

Successful clot lysis using low dose of streptokinase in 22 neonates with aortic thromboses

Fook Choe, C., Boo, N. Y., Jaafar, R. & Yong, S. C., 2001, In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 37, 5, p. 479-482 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Umbilicus
Streptokinase
Thrombosis
Catheters
Newborn Infant
1998
9 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology of head injury in Malaysian children: a hospital-based study.

Jaafar, R., Ong, L. C. & Abu Hassan, A., Sep 1998, In : Medical Journal of Malaysia. 53, 3, p. 217-222 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Craniocerebral Trauma
Epidemiology
Wounds and Injuries
Traffic Accidents
Hospital Emergency Service