Ruchi S Gupta

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Geographic variability in childhood asthma prevalence in Chicago
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:639-645.e1. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Childhood food allergies: current diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:512-26. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for health promotion education in child care
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e499-505. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Child health in child care: a multi-state survey of Head Start and non-Head Start child care directors
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 23:143-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The 2007 National Asthma Education and Prevention Program asthma guidelines: accelerating their implementation and facilitating their impact on children with asthma
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 157, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S193-8. 2009
  6. pmc Food allergy knowledge, attitudes and beliefs: focus groups of parents, physicians and the general public
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Pediatr 8:36. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of hospital charges for children admitted with asthma
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:15-20. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The widening black/white gap in asthma hospitalizations and mortality
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 3071, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:351-8. 2006
  9. pmc The protective effect of community factors on childhood asthma
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1297-304.e2. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Geographic variability of childhood food allergy in the United States
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:856-61. 2012

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Geographic variability in childhood asthma prevalence in Chicago
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:639-645.e1. 2008
    ..Childhood asthma prevalence has been shown to be higher in urban communities overall without an understanding of differences by neighborhood...
  2. doi request reprint Childhood food allergies: current diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:512-26. 2013
    ..Additional sources were identified through the bibliographies of the retrieved articles...
  3. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for health promotion education in child care
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e499-505. 2005
    ..We also sought to understand the health consultants' (health professionals serving as consultants to child care centers) current and desired roles in leading health promotion activities in child care settings...
  4. doi request reprint Child health in child care: a multi-state survey of Head Start and non-Head Start child care directors
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 23:143-9. 2009
    ..Directors of Head Start (HS) and non-Head Start (non-HS) child care centers were surveyed to compare health consultation and screening for and prevalence of health risks among enrolled children...
  5. doi request reprint The 2007 National Asthma Education and Prevention Program asthma guidelines: accelerating their implementation and facilitating their impact on children with asthma
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies and Department of Pediatrics, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 157, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S193-8. 2009
    ..The goals of this report are to examine the adoption of earlier versions of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program guidelines and to suggest opportunities for rapid adoption of the newly released guidelines...
  6. pmc Food allergy knowledge, attitudes and beliefs: focus groups of parents, physicians and the general public
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Pediatr 8:36. 2008
    ..Focus groups were held as a preliminary step in the development of validated survey instruments to assess food allergy knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of parents, physicians, and the general public...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predictors of hospital charges for children admitted with asthma
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Children s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:15-20. 2006
    ..To examine patient and hospital characteristics associated with varying hospital charges for children admitted with asthma...
  8. ncbi request reprint The widening black/white gap in asthma hospitalizations and mortality
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 3071, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:351-8. 2006
    ..Large racial differences in asthma morbidity and mortality have prompted research on new interventions, public awareness, and health policy efforts in the past decade...
  9. pmc The protective effect of community factors on childhood asthma
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1297-304.e2. 2009
    ..Asthma burden in the US is not evenly distributed. Although asthma prevalence varies widely across urban neighborhoods, little attention has been paid to the community as a key contributor...
  10. ncbi request reprint Geographic variability of childhood food allergy in the United States
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60640, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:856-61. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the distribution of childhood food allergy in the United States...
  11. doi request reprint The association between community crime and childhood asthma prevalence in Chicago
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ilinois, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:299-306. 2010
    ..Little attention has been given to exposure to crime as a possible socioenvironmental contributor to variability in urban childhood asthma prevalence...
  12. doi request reprint Parent report of childhood shellfish allergy in the United States
    Claudia H Lau
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:474-80. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that the impact of disease may be greater than previously reported. Accordingly, efforts are needed to improve awareness and management of shellfish allergy among children in the United States...
  13. pmc The state of pediatric asthma in Chicago's Humboldt Park: a community-based study in two local elementary schools
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 750 N Lake Shore Dr, 10th Fl, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    BMC Pediatr 10:45. 2010
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  14. pmc Development of the Chicago Food Allergy Research Surveys: assessing knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of parents, physicians, and the general public
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:142. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to detail the development of the Chicago Food Allergy Research Surveys to assess food allergy knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs among these three populations...
  15. doi request reprint Food allergy knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of primary care physicians
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 125:126-32. 2010
    ..To provide insight into food allergy knowledge and perceptions among pediatricians and family physicians in the United States...
  16. doi request reprint Food allergy knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of parents with food-allergic children in the United States
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:927-34. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint A brief intervention to improve food allergy knowledge among US pediatricians: lessons learned
    Elizabeth E Springston
    the Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:642-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate a brief educational tool for pediatricians developed to address known gaps in food allergy knowledge...
  18. ncbi request reprint The pediatrician's role in the diagnosis and management of food allergy
    Claudia H Lau
    Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Pediatr Ann 42:116-21. 2013
    ..This review provides practical translation of guidelines into recommended practices that are most pertinent to pediatricians...
  19. doi request reprint Parent report of physician diagnosis in pediatric food allergy
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 131:150-6. 2013
    ..Childhood food allergy is a serious health problem. However, little is known about the frequency and manner in which it is currently diagnosed...
  20. doi request reprint The impact of student-directed videos on community asthma knowledge
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, 225 E Chicago Ave, Box 157, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Community Health 38:463-70. 2013
    ..The extension of participatory techniques such as Photovoice to include the creation of student-directed PSAs holds promise for engaging adolescents in public health initiatives within their communities...
  21. doi request reprint The prevalence, severity, and distribution of childhood food allergy in the United States
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Smith Child Health Research Program, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60640, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e9-17. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to better estimate the prevalence and severity of childhood food allergy in the United States...
  22. doi request reprint Characterizing community-based asthma knowledge in Chicago and its high risk neighborhoods
    Anita M Malone
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Asthma 45:313-8. 2008
    ..Important misconceptions exist about asthma triggers, signs and symptoms, especially among lower income African American communities, that should be addressed by physicians...
  23. doi request reprint Anaphylaxis in the young adult population
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    Am J Med 127:S17-24. 2014
    ..Additional counseling for adolescents at risk for anaphylactic reactions should address increased risk-taking behavior, decreased adult supervision, dating, and the transition of disease management from an adult to the patient. ..
  24. doi request reprint Factors associated with reported food allergy tolerance among US children
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 111:194-198.e4. 2013
    ..Limited studies exist on predictors of food allergy tolerance...
  25. pmc Hand hygiene instruction decreases illness-related absenteeism in elementary schools: a prospective cohort study
    Claudia H Lau
    Smith Child Health Research Program, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:52. 2012
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  26. doi request reprint Variations in quality of life among caregivers of food allergic children
    Elizabeth E Springston
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 105:287-294. 2010
    ..Pediatric food allergy is a serious health problem in the United States. As the number of affected children increases, more caregivers are charged with the responsibility of managing their child's food allergy...
  27. doi request reprint Food allergy knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs in the United States
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 103:43-50. 2009
    ..Members of the general public play a significant role in the well-being of food-allergic children, although little is known about the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of food allergy among the public...
  28. ncbi request reprint Food allergy diagnosis and management practices among pediatricians
    Ruchi S Gupta
    1Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 53:524-30. 2014
    ..Findings emphasize the need to better establish the role of the pediatrician and to improve awareness and adherence to guidelines. ..
  29. doi request reprint The epidemiology of milk allergy in US children
    Christopher M Warren
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 110:370-4. 2013
    ..Milk is one of the most common food allergies in US children, yet little is known about its distribution and diagnosis...
  30. doi request reprint Eliminating asthma disparities: is there evidence of progress?
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 15:72-8. 2009
    ..This review assesses the current status of asthma inequities from the perspective of disease development, progression, and outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Using Videovoice Methods to Enhance Community Outreach and Engagement for the National Children's Study
    Christopher M Warren
    1Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Promot Pract 15:383-94. 2014
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  32. ncbi request reprint Predicting outcomes of oral food challenges by using the allergen-specific IgE-total IgE ratio
    Ruchi S Gupta
    Smith Child Health Research Program and Children s Community Physicians Association, Ann and Robert H Lurie Children s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Ill Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:300-5. 2014
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends in the use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection in the United States
    Tarun Jain
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:251-7. 2007
    ..However, despite the added cost, uncertain efficacy, and potential risks of ICSI, its use has been extended to include some patients without documented male-factor infertility...
  34. ncbi request reprint Planning for health promotion in low-income preschool child care settings: focus groups of parents and child care providers
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and the Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:342-6. 2006
    ..To identify potentially successful strategies, barriers, and facilitators for health promotion in preschool child care settings...
  35. ncbi request reprint Preconception sex selection demand and preferences in the United States
    Edgar Dahl
    Center for Bioethics and Humanities, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:468-73. 2006
    ..Our objective was to ascertain such demand and preferences among the United States general population...