David Forbes

Professor, MB BS W.Aust., FRACP

  • The University of Western Australia (M561), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 2681 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
1992 …2019
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  • Gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders of childhood

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Western Australia Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1992 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Botulinum toxin and surgical intervention in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: who, when and why do we treat?

Valentine, J., Davidson, S. A., Bear, N., Blair, E., Ward, R., Thornton, A., Stannage, K., Watson, L., Forbes, D. & Elliott, C., 15 Aug 2019, In : Disability and Rehabilitation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botulinum Toxins
Cerebral Palsy
Medical Audit
Western Australia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Epidemiology of gastrostomy insertion for children and adolescents with intellectual disability

Wong, K., Leonard, H., Pearson, G., Glasson, E. J., Forbes, D., Ravikumara, M., Jacoby, P., Bourke, J., Srasuebkul, P., Trollor, J., Wilson, A., Nagarajan, L. & Downs, J., Mar 2019, In : European Journal of Pediatrics. 178, 3, p. 351-361 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intellectual Disability
Social Class
Disabled Children
Open Access
Medical Futility
Anorexia Nervosa

Health service provider education and/or training in infant male circumcision to improve short- and long-term morbidity outcomes: A systematic review

Gyan, T., Strobel, N. A., McAuley, K., Shannon, C., Newton, S., Tawiah-Agyemang, C., Amenga-Etego, S., Owusu-Agyei, S., Forbes, D. & Edmond, K., 9 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Male Circumcision
Health Services
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evolving Trends of Gastrostomy Insertion Within a Pediatric Population

Glasson, E. J., Wong, K., Leonard, H., Forbes, D., Ravikumara, M., Mews, C., Jacoby, P., Bourke, J., Trollor, J., Srasuebkul, P., Wilson, A., Nagarajan, L. & Downs, J., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 67, 5, p. e89-e94

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intellectual Disability

Projects 2007 2019