Dr David Lester-Smith

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

Telephone +61 2 9845 1461

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Journals

  • 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. [More Information]
  • Dalby, T., Lester-Smith, D. (2013). Propranolol for the treatment of infantile haemangioma. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(2), 148-151. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kesson, A., Lester-Smith, D., Chaitow, J. (2013). Recurrent fevers. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(3), E243-E245. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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 (Online), 17(10), 1960-1962. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Bower, C., Lester-Smith, D., Elliott, E. (2010). Congenital anomalies - why bother? Medical Journal of Australia, 192(6), 300-301. [More Information]
  • 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), 262-267. [More Information]
  • 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 Quarterly Report, 33(2), 209-215. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]

2013

  • 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. [More Information]
  • Dalby, T., Lester-Smith, D. (2013). Propranolol for the treatment of infantile haemangioma. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(2), 148-151. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kesson, A., Lester-Smith, D., Chaitow, J. (2013). Recurrent fevers. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(3), E243-E245. [More Information]

2012

  • 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. [More Information]

2011

  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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 (Online), 17(10), 1960-1962. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]

2010

  • Bower, C., Lester-Smith, D., Elliott, E. (2010). Congenital anomalies - why bother? Medical Journal of Australia, 192(6), 300-301. [More Information]
  • 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), 262-267. [More Information]

2009

  • 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 Quarterly Report, 33(2), 209-215. [More Information]

2008

  • 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. [More Information]

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