Publications

Publications

  • Articles
  1. Sakai R, Fink G, Kawachi I. “Pediatricians’ Practice Location Choice – Evaluating the effect of Japan’s 2004 Postgraduate Training Program on the Spatial Distribution of Pediatricians” The Journal of Epidemiology (in press)
  2. Sakai R, Wang W, Yamaguchi N, Tamura H, Goto R, Kawachi I. “The Impact of Japan’s 2004 Postgraduate Training Program on intra-prefectural Distribution in Japan” PLOS One  (in press)
  3. Sakai R. “Relationship Between Prevalence of Childhood Obesity in 17-Year-Olds and Socioeconomic and Environmental Factors: Prefecture-Level Analysis in Japan.” Asia Pac J Public Health [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Sakai R, Okumura A, Marui E, Niijima S,Shimizu T. “Does fever phobia cross borders? The case of Japan.”  Pediatrics International (in press)
  5. Sakai R, Okumura A, Marui E, Shimizu T. “Does the pediatricians’ work setting or years of experience influence febrile seizure education?” Neuropediatrics. V41 (2010); 144-146
  6. Sakai R, Okumura A, Shimizu T, Marui E. “Current explanations regarding febrile seizures provided by pediatricians in Tokyo” Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. V.51(2009); 651-652
  7. Sakai R, Wongkhomthong S, Marui E “Disease Patterns of Outpatient Visits by Japanese Expatriate Children in Thailand” Acta Paediatrica V98(2009); 573-578
  8. Sakai R, Marui E “Fever-phobia: Can we blame the trend to nuclear family or having a single child?” Acta Paediatrica V98(2009); 405-407
  9. Sakai R, Niijima S, Marui E. “Parental knowledge and perceptions regarding child fever and fever management practices: differences between parents of children with and without a history of febrile seizures.” Pediatric Emergency Care V. 25(2009); 231-237
  10. Sakai R, Marui E, Wongkhomthong S, Laobhripatr S .“Disease patterns and seasonal variation in outpatient visits by Japanese expatriate children in Thailand.” Pediatrics International V.51(2009); 390-394
  11. Sakai R, Marui E “Factors associated with ambulance requests for febrile seizures.”Pediatric Neurology. V.39 (2008); 97-101
  12. Sakai R, Wongkhomthong S,  Marui E. Laobhripatr S . “Disease patterns in outpatient visits by Japanese male expatriates living in Thailand.” Journal of Occupational Health. V. 50(2008);103-113
  13. Sakai R, Takahashi T, Marui E. “Disease trends of Japanese children living in Thailand.” The Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society. V. 111 (2007); 1586-1591(in Japanese)
  • Reports
  1. Sakai R, “The Master of Public Health program at the Harvard School of Public Health”. Official Journal of Japan Society for Medical Education. V. 42 (2011); 229-232(in Japanese)
  2. Sakai R, Sakaguchi S, Takada M. et al.“Three cases of Kawasaki Disease complicated by Mycoplasma pneumonia infection.” Japanese Journal of Pediatrics. V. 60 (2007); 1591-1596 (in Japanese)
  3. Sakai R, “Arrival of a global society in Bangkok Hospital.” Juntendo Medical Journal. V. 52 (2006); 306-307(in Japanese)
  4. Sakai R, Oguchi S, Kuriya T, et al. Case report of a female child diagnosed with β0 thalassemia following blood test for bronchitis.” Japanese Journal of Pediatrics. V. 59 (2006), 1787-1791(in Japanese)
  5. Sakai R, Takahashi H. “Three cases of benign neonatal sleep myoclonus.” Japanese Journal of Pediatrics. V. 59 (2006); 56-60(in Japanese)
  • Textbook Chapter
  1. Sakai R. ”How to explain febrile seizures to parents” The Journal of Pediatric Practice V6 (2011); 889-895(in Japanese)
  2. Sakai R. “Error and bias, basic statistics, quantitative data, qualitative data” The Journal of Pediatric Practice V4 (2009); 672-678(in Japanese)
  3. Sakai R. “Hypothesis test” The Journal of Pediatric Practice V4 (2009); 679-683(in Japanese)