E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A smoking cessation intervention for low-income smokers in the ED
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:1056-61. 2015
  2. pmc The parent-child dyad and risk perceptions among parents who quit smoking
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:596-603. 2014
  3. pmc Parental tobacco screening and counseling in the pediatric emergency department: practitioners' attitudes, perceived barriers, and suggestions for implementation and maintenance
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Cincinnati, OH Tucson, AZ Electronic address
    J Emerg Nurs 40:336-45. 2014
  4. pmc The dynamic role of parental influences in preventing adolescent smoking initiation
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Addict Behav 38:1905-11. 2013
  5. pmc Continued importance of family factors in youth smoking behavior
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1458-66. 2012
  6. pmc The role of family influences on adolescent smoking in different racial/ethnic groups
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:264-73. 2012
  7. doi Acceptability of tobacco cessation interventions in the pediatric emergency department
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:214-6. 2008
  8. pmc A smoking cessation intervention plus proactive quitline referral in the pediatric emergency department: a pilot study
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1745-51. 2008
  9. pmc An evaluation of a dog bite prevention intervention in the pediatric emergency department
    Cinnamon A Dixon
    From the Division of Emergency Medicine C A D, W J P, E M M G, and Center for Global Health, Department of Pediatrics C A D, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, and Department of Emergency Medicine K W H, C J L, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S308-12. 2013
  10. doi Obesity screening in the pediatric emergency department
    Lisa M Vaughn
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:548-52. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc A smoking cessation intervention for low-income smokers in the ED
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 33:1056-61. 2015
    ..We sought to examine a PED-based smoking cessation intervention and compare outcomes based on children's TSE-related illness...
  2. pmc The parent-child dyad and risk perceptions among parents who quit smoking
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:596-603. 2014
    ..Most parental smokers are deeply invested in their child's health, but it is unknown what factors influence parent risk perceptions of the effects of smoking on their child's health and benefits to the child of cessation...
  3. pmc Parental tobacco screening and counseling in the pediatric emergency department: practitioners' attitudes, perceived barriers, and suggestions for implementation and maintenance
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Cincinnati, OH Tucson, AZ Electronic address
    J Emerg Nurs 40:336-45. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc The dynamic role of parental influences in preventing adolescent smoking initiation
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Addict Behav 38:1905-11. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Continued importance of family factors in youth smoking behavior
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:1458-66. 2012
    ..Using a longitudinal, nationally representative sample, we examined which FF protect against smoking initiation in White, Black, and Hispanic youth...
  6. pmc The role of family influences on adolescent smoking in different racial/ethnic groups
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 14:264-73. 2012
    ..We sought to identify and compare the association of family influences on adolescent smoking among Black, Hispanic, and White adolescents in a cross-sectional national sample...
  7. doi Acceptability of tobacco cessation interventions in the pediatric emergency department
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:214-6. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc A smoking cessation intervention plus proactive quitline referral in the pediatric emergency department: a pilot study
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1745-51. 2008
    ..Our results reveal increased intentions to quit and trends toward quitting, however we experienced difficulties with participant retention. Suggestions for improvements in point prevalence and retention are given...
  9. pmc An evaluation of a dog bite prevention intervention in the pediatric emergency department
    Cinnamon A Dixon
    From the Division of Emergency Medicine C A D, W J P, E M M G, and Center for Global Health, Department of Pediatrics C A D, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, and Department of Emergency Medicine K W H, C J L, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S308-12. 2013
    ....
  10. doi Obesity screening in the pediatric emergency department
    Lisa M Vaughn
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:548-52. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi A decision rule to identify adolescent females with cervical infections
    Jennifer L Reed
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:272-80. 2007
    ..To develop a clinical decision rule to direct empiric treatment of adolescent females with Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) or Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) (or both) cervical infections in a pediatric emergency department...
  12. pmc Are pediatric ED nurses delivering tobacco cessation advice to parents?
    Leslie Deckter
    University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 35:402-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess pediatric RNs' levels of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding provision of tobacco cessation advice to parents who smoke...
  13. doi Serum Cardiac Troponin I in the Evaluation of Nonaccidental Trauma
    Berkeley L Bennett
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH Electronic address
    J Pediatr 167:669-73.e1. 2015
    ..To determine if troponin I is more often elevated in children with suspected nonaccidental trauma (NAT) compared with uninjured children of similar age, and describe associations between troponin I elevation and NAT injuries...
  14. ncbi Identifying children with pneumonia in the emergency department
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:427-35. 2005
    ....
  15. pmc Dog bite prevention: an assessment of child knowledge
    Cinnamon A Dixon
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr 160:337-341.e2. 2012
    ..To determine what children know about preventing dog bites and to identify parental desires for dog bite prevention education...
  16. doi Vulnerable child syndrome, parental perception of child vulnerability, and emergency department usage
    Patricia L Chambers
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:1009-13. 2011
    ..Vulnerable child syndrome (VCS) describes children perceived to be at risk for behavioral, developmental, or medical problems. Families with the dynamics of VCS overuse health care resources with frequent visits to doctors' offices...
  17. doi The Association of Parental Self-Efficacy and Parent-Youth Connectedness With Youth Smoking Intentions
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    a Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Prev Interv Community 39:194-208. 2011
    ..Our findings underscore the importance of strong parenting practices and parental self-efficacy in protecting against youth intention to smoke and these may be important to target in future interventions. ..
  18. pmc Development of iBsafe: A Collaborative, Theory-based Approach to Creating a Mobile Game Application for Child Safety
    Cinnamon A Dixon
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2014:477-85. 2014
    ..Results and future directions for iBsafe aim to interactively educate children on how to be safe and ultimately improve their safety behaviors. ..
  19. ncbi Common medical terms defined by parents: are we speaking the same language?
    Michael A Gittelman
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:754-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the public's definition of regularly used medical terminology...
  20. ncbi Risk factors for tobacco use by utilizers of the pediatric emergency department
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Emergency Medicine, 3333 Burnet Avenue, OSB 4 ML7011, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:653-6. 2003
  21. ncbi ED environmental tobacco smoke counseling
    E Melinda Mahabee-Gittens
    Am J Emerg Med 23:916-8. 2005