Dr David Lester-Smith

Clinical Lecturer
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 1461


2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Isaacs, D., Kesson, A., Lester-Smith, D., Chaitow, J. (2013), Recurrent fevers. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(3), E243-E245. [Abstract]
  • Khandaker, G., Heron, L., Rashid, H., Li-Kim-Moy, J., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., McCaskill, M., Jones, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Dwyer, D., Booy, R. (2013), Comparing the use of, and considering the need for, lumbar puncture in children with influenza or other respiratory virus infections. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. 7(6), 932-937. [Abstract]
  • Dalby, T., Lester-Smith, D. (2013), Propranolol for the treatment of infantile haemangioma. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(2), 148-151. [Abstract]


  • Smith, M., Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Elliott, E., Carapetis, J. (2012), Rheumatic fever - identification, management and secondary prevention. Australian Family Physician. 41(1-2), 31-35. [Abstract]


  • Khandaker, G., Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2011), Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) in Children's Hospital, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 17(10), 1960-1962. [Abstract]
  • Smith, M., Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Noonan, S., Carapetis, J., Elliott, E. (2011), Persistence of acute rheumatic fever in a tertiary children's hospital. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 47(4), 198-203. [Abstract]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., Heron, L., Dwyer, D., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2011), Clinical features, oseltamivir treatment and outcome in infants aged <12 months with laboratory-confirmed influenza A in 2009. Antiviral Therapy. 16(7), 1005-1010. [Abstract]


  • Lester-Smith, D., Campbell, D., Elliott, E. (2010), Using the clinical challenges encountered by junior residents to inform curriculum for paediatric pre-intern students. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 46(5), 262-7. [Abstract]
  • Bower, C., Lester-Smith, D., Elliott, E. (2010), Congenital anomalies - why bother?. The Medical Journal of Australia. 192(6), 300-301. [Abstract]


  • Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Elliott, E. (2009), The burden of childhood influenza in a tertiary paediatric setting. Communicable Diseases Intelligence. 33(2), 209-215. [Abstract]


  • Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2008), Enhanced surveillance for serious complications of influenza in children: role of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report. 32(1), 71-76. [Abstract]