ARLENE MANNS BUTZ

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Indoor exposures to air pollutants and allergens in the homes of asthmatic children in inner-city Baltimore
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street Room W6010A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 98:167-76. 2005
  2. pmc Challenges in providing preventive care to inner-city children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 48:241-57. 2013
  3. pmc Factors associated with completion of a behavioral intervention for caregivers of urban children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Asthma 49:977-88. 2012
  4. pmc Rural children with asthma: impact of a parent and child asthma education program
    Arlene Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Asthma 42:813-21. 2005
  5. pmc Effectiveness of nebulizer use-targeted asthma education on underserved children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, The Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:622-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice: what is the evidence for medication adherence in children?
    Arlene M Butz
    John Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Division of General Pediatrics, Freeland, MD 21053 9517, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 20:338-41. 2006
  7. pmc Patterns of inhaled antiinflammatory medication use in young underserved children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2504-13. 2006
  8. pmc Improving asthma communication in high-risk children
    Arlene M Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Asthma 44:739-45. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of controller and rescue medication dispensed in underserved children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Asthma 45:800-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Promoting reading in children: do reading practices differ in children with developmental problems?
    Arlene M Butz
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, Maryland, The Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:275-83. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Indoor exposures to air pollutants and allergens in the homes of asthmatic children in inner-city Baltimore
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street Room W6010A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 98:167-76. 2005
    ..Understanding this combined insult may help to explain the differential asthma burden between inner-city and non-inner-city children...
  2. pmc Challenges in providing preventive care to inner-city children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 48:241-57. 2013
    ..Cost issues related to preventive care are addressed, and recommendations provide for pediatric nurses...
  3. pmc Factors associated with completion of a behavioral intervention for caregivers of urban children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Asthma 49:977-88. 2012
    ..We implemented a novel behavioral asthma intervention, Pediatric Asthma Alert (PAAL) intervention, to improve outpatient follow-up and preventive care for urban children with a recent ED visit for asthma...
  4. pmc Rural children with asthma: impact of a parent and child asthma education program
    Arlene Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Asthma 42:813-21. 2005
    ..For young rural children, an interactive asthma education intervention was associated with increased asthma knowledge and self-efficacy, decreased symptom reports, but not increased quality of life...
  5. pmc Effectiveness of nebulizer use-targeted asthma education on underserved children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, The Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:622-8. 2006
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a home-based asthma education intervention in increasing appropriate nebulizer use and reducing symptom frequency, emergency department (ED) visits, and hospitalizations over 12 months...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice: what is the evidence for medication adherence in children?
    Arlene M Butz
    John Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Division of General Pediatrics, Freeland, MD 21053 9517, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 20:338-41. 2006
  7. pmc Patterns of inhaled antiinflammatory medication use in young underserved children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2504-13. 2006
    ..We examined factors associated with the use of inhaled corticosteroids in young underserved children with persistent asthma using pharmacy records as their source of asthma medications...
  8. pmc Improving asthma communication in high-risk children
    Arlene M Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Asthma 44:739-45. 2007
    ..Some high-risk families may require an asthma advocate to ensure that the clinician receives an accurate report of child's asthma severity and asthma control to ensure prescribing of optimal asthma therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Seasonal patterns of controller and rescue medication dispensed in underserved children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Asthma 45:800-6. 2008
    ..To determine whether temporal trends exist for short-acting beta agonist (SABA), oral corticosteroid (OCS), and anti-inflammatory prescription fills in children with persistent asthma...
  10. doi request reprint Promoting reading in children: do reading practices differ in children with developmental problems?
    Arlene M Butz
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, Maryland, The Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:275-83. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Factors affecting primary care provider and caregiver concordance for pediatric asthma medications
    Arlene Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Asthma 46:308-13. 2009
    ..Lack of discussion regarding actual asthma medication use by physicians with caregivers of children with asthma may result in low caregiver and physician concordance about prescribed asthma medications...
  12. pmc Household smoking behavior: effects on indoor air quality and health of urban children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:460-8. 2011
    ..Because cotinine was more strongly associated with asthma symptoms than environmental measures of SHS exposure and is independent of the site of exposure, it remains the gold standard for SHS exposure assessment in children with asthma...
  13. doi request reprint Influence of caregiver and provider communication on symptom days and medication use for inner-city children with asthma
    Arlene Butz
    School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Asthma 47:478-85. 2010
    ..Effective pediatric guideline-based asthma care requires the caregiver to accurately relay the child's symptom frequency, pattern of rescue and controller medication use, and level of asthma control to the child's primary care clinician...
  14. pmc Factors associated with second-hand smoke exposure in young inner-city children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Asthma 48:449-57. 2011
    ..To examine the association of social and environmental factors with levels of second-hand smoke (SHS) exposure, as measured by salivary cotinine, in young inner-city children with asthma...
  15. doi request reprint A randomized trial of air cleaners and a health coach to improve indoor air quality for inner-city children with asthma and secondhand smoke exposure
    Arlene M Butz
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 200 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:741-8. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Home-based asthma self-management education for inner city children
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Public Health Nurs 22:189-99. 2005
    ..Home asthma educational programs should address accurate symptom identification and a demonstration of asthma medication delivery devices...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a home intervention for perceived child behavioral problems and parenting stress in children with in utero drug exposure
    A M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Room CMSC 144, Baltimore, MD 21287 3144, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:1029-37. 2001
    ..To determine if a home-based nurse intervention (INT), focusing on parenting education/skills and caregiver emotional support, reduces child behavioral problems and parenting stress in caregivers of in utero drug-exposed children...
  18. ncbi request reprint Monitoring nebulizer use in children: comparison of electronic and asthma diary data
    Arlene M Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:360-5. 2005
    ..Electronic monitoring of nebulizer medication use is relatively new technology and provides an objective measure of nebulizer use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Children with asthma and nebulizer use: parental asthma self-care practices and beliefs
    A M Butz
    School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 3144, USA
    J Asthma 38:565-73. 2001
    ..We found that parents of children taking daily AI medications were more likely to agree with the belief that children should use asthma medications daily even when the child is not reporting any symptoms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Asthma management practices at home in young inner-city children
    Arlene M Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Asthma 41:433-44. 2004
    ..In conclusion, caregivers lack knowledge regarding cough as an early asthma symptom. Caregivers should be encouraged to review asthma action plans with health care providers at each medical encounter...
  21. ncbi request reprint New department will provide research tools for PNPs
    Arlene Butz
    J Pediatr Health Care 16:148-50. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Research on the impact of the threat of war on children in military families: where do we go from here?
    Arlene Butz
    Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 16:262-4. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with preventive asthma care in inner-city children
    Arlene M Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:709-19. 2004
    ..This suggests that in a subgroup of children receiving adequate preventive care, other issues beyond basic asthma management may need to be addressed...
  24. pmc Shared decision making in school age children with asthma
    Arlene M Butz
    Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 33:111-6. 2007
    ..The goal for school age children with asthma is to change dyadic interactions between the provider and parent into triadic interactions to improve the child's asthma management...
  25. ncbi request reprint Concordance of Medicaid and pharmacy record data in inner-city children with asthma
    Kim E Mudd
    Division of Pediatric Allergy Immunology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:13-20. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Improving the management of family psychosocial problems at low-income children's well-child care visits: the WE CARE Project
    Arvin Garg
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 120:547-58. 2007
    ..Our goal was to evaluate the feasibility and impact of an intervention on the management of family psychosocial topics at well-child care visits at a medical home for low-income children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in urban school-aged children with asthma
    David M Lang
    Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e341-6. 2004
    ..To compare the physical activity levels of children with and without asthma and evaluate predictors of activity level in children with asthma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and nocturnal symptoms among inner-city children with asthma
    V Morkjaroenpong
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 110:147-53. 2002
    ..Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is a frequent exposure and is linked to asthma among inner-city children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Maternal depressive symptoms and adherence to therapy in inner-city children with asthma
    Susan J Bartlett
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:229-37. 2004
    ..Little is known about how depressive symptoms in mothers affects illness management in inner-city children with asthma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Caregiver-physician medication concordance and undertreatment of asthma among inner-city children
    Kristin A Riekert
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e214-20. 2003
    ..To assess the extent to which caregivers and their child's physician agree about the prescribed asthma medication regimen and evaluate factors associated with medication concordance...
  31. doi request reprint Screening for basic social needs at a medical home for low-income children
    Arvin Garg
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:32-6. 2009
    ..There is great potential for assisting low-income parents within the medical home. Further practice-based interventions are needed to enhance providers' self-efficacy to screen and address low-income families' needs at pediatric visits...
  32. ncbi request reprint Self-efficacy for smoking cessation counseling parents in primary care: an office-based intervention for pediatricians and family physicians
    Arvin Garg
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:252-7. 2007
    ..05). Posttraining, both pediatricians and family physicians who participated in an office-based smoking cessation counseling program had significantly higher scores in all 4 self-efficacy domains (P < .01)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Methods and issues in conducting a community-based environmental randomized trial
    Lee J Swartz
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, CMSC 1102 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 3923, USA
    Environ Res 95:156-65. 2004
    ..Asthma morbidity and adherence was assessed quarterly. Collaboration with the community proved very beneficial in creating a study design and procedures acceptable to an inner-city community...
  34. ncbi request reprint Developing a successful poster presentation
    Arlene M Butz
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 18:45-8. 2004
  35. pmc Indoor air pollution and asthma in children
    Patrick N Breysse
    Department of Environmental Heath Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 7:102-6. 2010
    ..More research documenting effectiveness of interventions to reduce those exposures and improve asthma outcomes is needed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison of intelligence, school readiness skills, and attention in in-utero drug-exposed and nonexposed preschool children
    Arlene M Butz
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD 21287 3144, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:727-39. 2003
    ..Assuring high-risk children are identified and referred for early intervention services as well as treated for inattention behavior is crucial for their academic success...
  37. ncbi request reprint Intelligence and school readiness in preschool children with prenatal drug exposure
    Margaret B Pulsifer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 5 Emerson Place, Suite 105, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 10:89-101. 2004
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Research Grants21

  1. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  2. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  3. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  4. Pediatric Asthma Alert Intervention in Minority Children
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  6. Pediatric Asthma Alert Intervention in Minority Children
    ARLENE MANNS BUTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....