Tomas J Silber
Affiliation: Children's National Medical Center
- Anorexia nervosa in children and adolescents: diagnosis, treatment and the role of the pediatricianT J Silber
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Donald Delaney Eating Disorders Clinic, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Minerva Pediatr 65:1-18. 2013..They now have a clearly defined role: early diagnosticians, clinical monitors (of potential medical complications), nutrition advisors, and as members of a multidisciplinary team, patient and family advocates and educators...
- Protection of children in research: beyond pediatric risk levels: the emergence of the research subject advocateTomas J Silber
Pediatric Ethics Program, Clinicial and Translational Science Institute at Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Clin Ethics 21:221-3. 2010..The author describes the role of the research subject advocate (RSA), inaugurated in 2001, which adds a fourth level of protection for human research subjects...
- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder in adolescents: case reports of treatment with fluoxetine and review of the literatureTomas J Silber
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
J Adolesc Health 37:518-25. 2005..However, more research is called for: a randomized placebo-controlled trial in adolescents is warranted...
- Ipecac syrup abuse, morbidity, and mortality: isn't it time to repeal its over-the-counter status?Tomas J Silber
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010 2970, USA
J Adolesc Health 37:256-60. 2005..To review and address the abuse of ipecac, describing its epidemiology, toxicity, clinical characteristics, and laboratory assessment...
- Nocturnal nasogastric refeeding for hospitalized adolescent boys with anorexia nervosaTomas J Silber
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington DC 20010, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 25:415-8. 2004..Their average length of hospitalization was also shorter. Nocturnal nasogastric refeeding, complementing oral refeeding, should be considered as an alternative initial therapy for weight restoration in males with anorexia nervosa...
- Eating disorders and health insurance understanding and overcoming obstacles to treatmentTomas J Silber
Department of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 11:419-28, xii. 2002....
- Supplemental nocturnal nasogastric refeeding for better short-term outcome in hospitalized adolescent girls with anorexia nervosaAdelaide S Robb
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Am J Psychiatry 159:1347-53. 2002..This study compared the short-term outcomes of standard oral refeeding and supplemental nocturnal nasogastric refeeding...
- Hospitalization of children and adolescents for eating disorders in the State of New YorkKathleen Robergeau
School of Public Health, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
J Adolesc Health 39:806-10. 2006..A correlation was found between length of stay and insurance status. Hospitalizations for eating disorder have a significant public health impact, calling for the formulation of fair and rational strategies to optimize care...
- Treatment of anorexia nervosa against the patient's will: ethical considerationsTomas J Silber
Pediatric Ethics Program, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, USA
Adolesc Med State Art Rev 22:283-8, x. 2011..The conclusion addresses the importance of human values intrinsic to the quality of a clinical relationship as determinant for patient recovery and professional satisfaction...
- Will I be alive in 2005? Adolescent level of involvement in risk behaviors and belief in near-future deathAdela Valadez-Meltzer
University of Maryland Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program, 701 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Pediatrics 116:24-31. 2005..In particular, we investigated whether adolescents with higher levels of participation in various risk behaviors were more likely to believe in their future death as compared with adolescents with lesser levels of risk-taking behavior...
- Urine testing for drugs of abuse: a survey of suburban parent-adolescent dyadsRichard H Schwartz
Vienna Pediatric Associates, 115 Park St SE, Suite 203, Vienna, VA 22180, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:158-61. 2003..The American Academy of Pediatrics is opposed to involuntary diagnostic testing for drugs of abuse...
- Clinical trials in pediatric traumatic brain injury: unique challenges and potential responsesJoanne E Natale
Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA, and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Dev Neurosci 28:276-90. 2006....