Chris Feudtner

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hope and the prospects of healing at the end of life
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Integrated Care Service, and Pediatric Generalist Research Group, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:S23-30. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for intimate partner violence using an audiotape questionnaire: a randomized clinical trial in a pediatric emergency department
    Megan H Bair-Merritt
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:311-6. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Ethics in the midst of therapeutic evolution
    Chris Feudtner
    Department of Medical Ethics, 3535 Market St, Room 1523, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:854-7. 2008
  4. pmc Pediatric complex chronic conditions classification system version 2: updated for ICD-10 and complex medical technology dependence and transplantation
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP North Room 1523, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 10194, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:199. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of senna to prevent problematic constipation in pediatric oncology patients receiving opioids: a multicenter study of clinically detailed administrative data
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 48:272-80. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Pediatric mortality in males versus females in the United States, 1999-2008
    Sheri L Balsara
    CHOP North Room 1523, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 10194
    Pediatrics 132:631-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Pediatric palliative care programs in children's hospitals: a cross-sectional national survey
    Chris Feudtner
    CHOP North, Room 1523, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 10194
    Pediatrics 132:1063-70. 2013
  8. pmc Pragmatic estimates of the proportion of pediatric inpatients exposed to specific medications in the USA
    Chris Feudtner
    Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 10194, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:890-8. 2013
  9. pmc Validation of ICD-9-CM codes for identification of acetaminophen-related emergency department visits in a large pediatric hospital
    Sofia de Achaval
    Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, 77030, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:72. 2013
  10. doi request reprint The pediatric surgeon and palliative care
    Chris Feudtner
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP North, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 22:154-60. 2013

Research Grants

  1. Decisionmaking in Pediatric Palliative Care
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Decisionmaking in Pediatric Palliative Care
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Decisionmaking in Pediatric Advanced Care
    JOHN CHRIS FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Hospital-Based Pediatric Palliative Care
    JOHN CHRIS FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications95

  1. ncbi request reprint Hope and the prospects of healing at the end of life
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Integrated Care Service, and Pediatric Generalist Research Group, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:S23-30. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Screening for intimate partner violence using an audiotape questionnaire: a randomized clinical trial in a pediatric emergency department
    Megan H Bair-Merritt
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:311-6. 2006
    ..To compare women's acceptability ratings of 2 different intimate partner violence screening methods, an audiotape questionnaire and a written questionnaire, in a pediatric emergency department...
  3. doi request reprint Ethics in the midst of therapeutic evolution
    Chris Feudtner
    Department of Medical Ethics, 3535 Market St, Room 1523, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:854-7. 2008
  4. pmc Pediatric complex chronic conditions classification system version 2: updated for ICD-10 and complex medical technology dependence and transplantation
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP North Room 1523, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 10194, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:199. 2014
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative effectiveness of senna to prevent problematic constipation in pediatric oncology patients receiving opioids: a multicenter study of clinically detailed administrative data
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 48:272-80. 2014
    ..Pediatric oncology patients often receive prolonged courses of opioids, which can result in constipation...
  6. doi request reprint Pediatric mortality in males versus females in the United States, 1999-2008
    Sheri L Balsara
    CHOP North Room 1523, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 10194
    Pediatrics 132:631-8. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Pediatric palliative care programs in children's hospitals: a cross-sectional national survey
    Chris Feudtner
    CHOP North, Room 1523, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 10194
    Pediatrics 132:1063-70. 2013
    ..Over the past 10 years many such programs have been initiated by children's hospitals, but little is known about their number, staff composition, services offered, sources of support, or national distribution...
  8. pmc Pragmatic estimates of the proportion of pediatric inpatients exposed to specific medications in the USA
    Chris Feudtner
    Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 10194, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:890-8. 2013
    ..To provide pragmatic national estimates of the proportion of hospitalized pediatric patients exposed to specific drugs in the USA...
  9. pmc Validation of ICD-9-CM codes for identification of acetaminophen-related emergency department visits in a large pediatric hospital
    Sofia de Achaval
    Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, 77030, Houston, TX, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:72. 2013
    ..Our objective was to assess the validity of International Classification of Disease (ICD-9-CM) codes for identification of pediatric emergency department (ED) visits resulting from acetaminophen exposure or overdose...
  10. doi request reprint The pediatric surgeon and palliative care
    Chris Feudtner
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP North, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Semin Pediatr Surg 22:154-60. 2013
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  11. pmc The test characteristics of head circumference measurements for pathology associated with head enlargement: a retrospective cohort study
    Carrie Daymont
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:9. 2012
    ..The test characteristics of head circumference (HC) measurement percentile criteria for the identification of previously undetected pathology associated with head enlargement in primary care are unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Inpatient hospital care of children with trisomy 13 and trisomy 18 in the United States
    Katherine E Nelson
    Harvard Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 129:869-76. 2012
    ..This study characterized inpatient hospitalizations of children with trisomy 13 and trisomy 18 in the United States, including number and types of procedures performed...
  13. pmc Prediction of pediatric death in the year after hospitalization: a population-level retrospective cohort study
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:160-9. 2009
    ..The study of how the quality of pediatric end-of-life care varies across systems of health care delivery and financing is hampered by lack of methods to adjust for the probability of death in populations of ill children...
  14. pmc How well can hospital readmission be predicted in a cohort of hospitalized children? A retrospective, multicenter study
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 123:286-93. 2009
    ..Investigations into the workings of this ecology of care would be advanced by more accurate methods of population-level predictions of the likelihood for future hospitalization...
  15. ncbi request reprint Distance from home when death occurs: a population-based study of Washington State, 1989-2002
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e932-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypotheses that the distance from home at the time of death in a hospital has increased over time and is inversely related to the age of the dying patient...
  16. ncbi request reprint What new information pediatric autopsies can provide: a retrospective evaluation of 100 consecutive autopsies using family-centered criteria
    James A Feinstein
    Department of General Pediatrics, 3535 Market, Room 1523, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:1190-6. 2007
    ..To determine the proportions of pediatric autopsies yielding various types of new information (eg, genetic diagnosis, additional explanation) that might be valued by families...
  17. pmc Collaborative communication in pediatric palliative care: a foundation for problem-solving and decision-making
    Chris Feudtner
    Division of General Pediatrics and the Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia North, 3535 Market Street, Room 1523, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 54:583-607, ix. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Hopeful thinking and level of comfort regarding providing pediatric palliative care: a survey of hospital nurses
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e186-92. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to test the hypothesis that individual nurses' level of hope is associated with greater self-reported comfort and competence in providing palliative care...
  19. ncbi request reprint Shifting place of death among children with complex chronic conditions in the United States, 1989-2003
    Chris Feudtner
    The Pediatric Advanced Care Team, General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 297:2725-32. 2007
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  20. pmc Technology-dependency among patients discharged from a children's hospital: a retrospective cohort study
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Integrated Care Service, and Pediatric Generalist Research Group, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA
    BMC Pediatr 5:8. 2005
    ..We assessed the proportion of children discharged from a children's hospital who are judged to be TD, and determined the most common devices and number of prescription medications at the time of discharge...
  21. ncbi request reprint Control of suffering on the slippery slope of care
    Chris Feudtner
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Lancet 365:1284-6. 2005
  22. doi request reprint Prevalence of polypharmacy exposure among hospitalized children in the United States
    Chris Feudtner
    Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 10104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:9-16. 2012
    ..To assess the prevalence and patterns of exposure to drugs and therapeutic agents among hospitalized pediatric patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint State-level child health system performance and the likelihood of readmission to children's hospitals
    Chris Feudtner
    PolicyLab, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 157:98-102.e1. 2010
    ..To assess the relationship between children's hospital readmission and the performance of child health systems in the states in which hospitals are located...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tolerance and integrity
    Chris Feudtner
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:8-9. 2005
  25. pmc Parental hopeful patterns of thinking, emotions, and pediatric palliative care decision making: a prospective cohort study
    Chris Feudtner
    General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:831-9. 2010
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  26. pmc Statistical uncertainty of mortality rates and rankings for children's hospitals
    Chris Feudtner
    PolicyLab and Department of Medical Ethics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e966-72. 2011
    ..Our objectives were to assess the statistical reliability of the determination of a hospital's adjusted mortality rate, of comparisons of that rate with the rates of other hospitals, and of the use of those rates to rank the hospitals...
  27. doi request reprint Pediatric palliative care patients: a prospective multicenter cohort study
    Chris Feudtner
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 127:1094-101. 2011
    ..To describe demographic and clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients who received hospital-based pediatric palliative care (PPC) consultations...
  28. pmc Hospital care for children and young adults in the last year of life: a population-based study
    Chris Feudtner
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team and the Pediatric Generalists Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    BMC Med 1:3. 2003
    ..We also determined the proportion with complex chronic conditions (CCCs) and tested whether the use of hospital services increased as the date of death drew nearer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Spiritual care needs of hospitalized children and their families: a national survey of pastoral care providers' perceptions
    Chris Feudtner
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e67-72. 2003
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  30. pmc Parental explicit heuristics in decision-making for children with life-threatening illnesses
    Chris B Renjilian
    CHOP North Room 1523, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 10194, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e566-72. 2013
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  31. ncbi request reprint Parental decision-making preferences in the pediatric intensive care unit
    Vanessa N Madrigal
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:2876-82. 2012
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Enthesitis in an inception cohort of enthesitis-related arthritis
    Pamela F Weiss
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1307-12. 2011
    ..To describe an enthesitis-related arthritis (ERA) inception cohort and determine which entheses and joints are most commonly affected...
  33. pmc Corticosteroids may improve clinical outcomes during hospitalization for Henoch-Schönlein purpura
    Pamela F Weiss
    Division of Rheumatology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Department of Pediatrics, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Room 1539, North Campus, 3535 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 126:674-81. 2010
    ..To characterize the effect of corticosteroid exposure on clinical outcomes in children hospitalized with new-onset Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP)...
  34. pmc Variation in inpatient therapy and diagnostic evaluation of children with Henoch Schönlein purpura
    Pamela F Weiss
    Division of Rheumatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr 155:812-818.e1. 2009
    ..To describe variation regarding inpatient therapy and evaluation of children with Henoch Schönlein purpura (HSP) admitted to children's hospitals across the United States...
  35. pmc Detection of enthesitis in children with enthesitis-related arthritis: dolorimetry compared to ultrasonography
    Pamela F Weiss
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Arthritis Rheumatol 66:218-27. 2014
    ..To evaluate the distribution of enthesitis and the accuracy of physical examination with a dolorimeter for the detection of enthesitis in children, using ultrasound (US) assessment as the reference standard...
  36. pmc Putting on a happy face: emotional expression in parents of children with serious illness
    Kari R Hexem
    The Pediatric Advanced Care Team, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:542-51. 2013
    ..Communication is widely acknowledged as a crucial component of high-quality pediatric medical care, which is provided in situations in which parents typically experience strong emotions...
  37. pmc The dynamic system of parental work of care for children with special health care needs: a conceptual model to guide quality improvement efforts
    Kari R Hexem
    PolicyLab and The Department of Medical Ethics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 11:95. 2011
    ..We sought to summarize knowledge and develop a general conceptual model of the work of care...
  38. pmc The relationship between mental health diagnosis and treatment with second-generation antipsychotics over time: a national study of U.S. Medicaid-enrolled children
    Meredith Matone
    PolicyLab, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1836-60. 2012
    ..To describe the relationship between mental health diagnosis and treatment with antipsychotics among U.S. Medicaid-enrolled children over time...
  39. pmc Hospital utilization and characteristics of patients experiencing recurrent readmissions within children's hospitals
    Jay G Berry
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 305:682-90. 2011
    ..Early hospital readmission is emerging as an indicator of care quality. Some children with chronic illnesses may be readmitted on a recurrent basis, but there are limited data describing their rehospitalization patterns and impact...
  40. pmc Shared decision making and behavioral impairment: a national study among children with special health care needs
    Alexander G Fiks
    The Pediatric Research Consortium PeRC, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    BMC Pediatr 12:153. 2012
    ..This study examined the longitudinal association of SDM with behavioral impairment among children with special health care needs (CSHCN)...
  41. pmc State variation in psychotropic medication use by foster care children with autism spectrum disorder
    David M Rubin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PolicyLab, Center to Bridge Research, Practice, and Policy, Safe Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e305-12. 2009
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  42. pmc Pediatric nurses' individual and group assessments of palliative, end-of-life, and bereavement care
    Heather L Tubbs-Cooley
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:631-7. 2011
    ..Although pediatric nurses working in children's hospitals often provide care to dying children, little is known about their palliative care beliefs and experiences as individuals or members of groups within the hospital...
  43. pmc How parents of children receiving pediatric palliative care use religion, spirituality, or life philosophy in tough times
    Kari R Hexem
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:39-44. 2011
    ..How parents of children with life threatening conditions draw upon religion, spirituality, or life philosophy is not empirically well described...
  44. doi request reprint Dramatic increase in venous thromboembolism in children's hospitals in the United States from 2001 to 2007
    Leslie Raffini
    Division of Hematology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1001-8. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Outcomes attributable to neonatal candidiasis
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1187-93. 2007
    ..The incidence of candidiasis has increased in neonatal intensive care units, and invasive candidiasis is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. However, few data exist on outcomes directly attributable to neonatal candidiasis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pediatric palliative, end-of-life, and bereavement care
    Tammy Kang
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard North, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 52:1029-46, viii. 2005
    ..We believe that we can improve quality of life and relieve suffering only by paying attention to the medical, emotional, spiritual, and practical needs and goals of dying children and their loved ones...
  47. pmc Medicaid's role in financing health care for children with behavioral health care needs in the special education system: implications of the Deficit Reduction Act
    David S Mandell
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market St, 3 Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Sch Health 78:532-8. 2008
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  48. doi request reprint Concurrent care for the medically complex child: lessons of implementation
    Elissa G Miller
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia
    J Palliat Med 15:1281-3. 2012
    ..We report on five types of challenges that our team has experienced when implementing concurrent care, illustrated through case studies of three medically complex pediatric patients...
  49. pmc Variation in occult injury screening for children with suspected abuse in selected US children's hospitals
    Joanne N Wood
    Division of General Pediatrics and PolicyLab, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 130:853-60. 2012
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Temporal association of Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and parainfluenza pediatric hospitalizations and hospitalized cases of Henoch-Schönlein purpura
    Pamela F Weiss
    Division of Rheumatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:2587-94. 2010
    ..To determine if hospitalizations for specific infectious exposures are associated with hospital admissions for Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP)...
  51. pmc Prevalence of abuse among young children with femur fractures: a systematic review
    Joanne N Wood
    Division of General Pediatrics and PolicyLab, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market Street, Floor 15, Philadelphia PA19104, Pennsylvania
    BMC Pediatr 14:169. 2014
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  52. doi request reprint The use of palliative chemotherapy in pediatric oncology patients: a national survey of pediatric oncologists
    Tammy I Kang
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:88-94. 2013
    ..One factor that influences parental decisions to pursue medical therapies is physician preference. To date, no studies have described pediatric oncologists' perspectives and practices regarding palliative chemotherapy (PC)...
  53. doi request reprint Local macroeconomic trends and hospital admissions for child abuse, 2000-2009
    Joanne N Wood
    PolicyLab and General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia 3535 Market St, Room 1517, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e358-64. 2012
    ..To examine the relationship between local macroeconomic indicators and physical abuse admission rates to pediatric hospitals over time...
  54. doi request reprint Factors associated with pediatric critical care attending follow-up with families after the death of a patient: a national survey with an experimental design
    Santiago Borasino
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:622-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate components of the family-physician relationship that affect the likelihood of self-reported physician follow-up with bereaved families...
  55. ncbi request reprint How does an Alzheimer's disease patient's role in medical decision making change over time?
    Karen B Hirschman
    Department of Medicine, School of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 17:55-60. 2004
    ..These results provide clinicians with prognostic information that can help caregivers understand how their role in decision making will change over the course of a patient's dementing illness...
  56. ncbi request reprint Partners in pediatric palliative care: a program to enhance collaboration between hospital and community palliative care services
    Jean M Carroll
    Pediatric Advanced Care Team, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:191-5. 2007
    ..The Partners in Pediatric Palliative Care program provides another feasible means for hospitals and community agencies to work together to improve pediatric palliative care...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for endemic mycoses: a population-based national study
    Jaclyn H Chu
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:822-5. 2006
    ..6 and 28.7 cases per 1 million children and adults, respectively). Crude mortality rates were 5% and 7% among children and adults, respectively...
  58. ncbi request reprint Discharge disposition of adolescents admitted to medical hospitals after attempting suicide
    Leonard J Levine
    Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:860-6. 2005
    ..To test the hypothesis that discharge disposition for adolescents admitted to medical hospitals after attempting suicide varies as a function of hospital type and geographic region...
  59. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and attributable outcomes of candidemia in adults and children hospitalized in the United States: a propensity analysis
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1232-9. 2005
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Parents' satisfaction with repair of paediatric cleft lip/cleft palate in Honduras
    Maria E Rivera
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    Paediatr Int Child Health 33:170-5. 2013
    ..To date, no longitudinal studies of satisfaction among these patients or their families have been published...
  61. doi request reprint Pediatric therapeutic plasma exchange indications and patterns of use in US children's hospitals
    Pamela F Weiss
    Division of Rheumatology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Clin Apher 27:287-94. 2012
    ..To date, the degree to which utilization of TPE in pediatrics mirrors recommendations is unknown...
  62. pmc Fragmented care for inner-city minority children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    James P Guevara
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e512-7. 2005
    ..To identify systematic problems in coordinating care for inner-city minority youths with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder...
  63. ncbi request reprint What accounts for differences or disparities in pediatric palliative and end-of-life care? A systematic review focusing on possible multilevel mechanisms
    Julie M Linton
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Room 1523, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 122:574-82. 2008
    ..The goal was to clarify potential mechanisms underlying differences/disparities in pediatric palliative and end-of-life care...
  64. ncbi request reprint Placement stability and mental health costs for children in foster care
    David M Rubin
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1336-41. 2004
    ..The secondary aim is to test the hypothesis that foster care children are also more likely to generate high costs for mental health services if they generate higher costs for non-mental health claims...
  65. ncbi request reprint Patterns of medication exposures in hospitalized pediatric patients with acute renal failure requiring intermittent or continuous hemodialysis
    Nicole A Rizkalla
    1Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Bloomberg Children s Center, Johns Hopkins University Hospitals, Baltimore, MD 2Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and Policy Lab, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 3Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:e394-403. 2013
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  66. pmc Development of guidelines for skeletal survey in young children with fractures
    Joanne N Wood
    Division of General Pediatrics and PolicyLab, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and Departments ofPediatrics, and
    Pediatrics 134:45-53. 2014
    ..To develop guidelines for performing initial skeletal survey (SS) in children <24 months old with fractures, based on available evidence and collective judgment of experts from diverse pediatric specialties...
  67. ncbi request reprint Variation in standards of research compensation and child assent practices: a comparison of 69 institutional review board-approved informed permission and assent forms for 3 multicenter pediatric clinical trials
    Michael B Kimberly
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1706-11. 2006
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  68. ncbi request reprint Observational trial of antibiotic-coated central venous catheters in critically ill pediatric patients
    Anjali Chelliah
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:816-20. 2007
    ..Randomized trials have demonstrated that the use of central venous catheters (CVC) coated with antiseptic solutions reduces rates of CABSI in adult patients; however, their efficacy in children has not been evaluated...
  69. doi request reprint High prevalence of temporomandibular joint arthritis at disease onset in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, as detected by magnetic resonance imaging but not by ultrasound
    Pamela F Weiss
    Division of Rheumatology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:1189-96. 2008
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint The generation gap: differences between children and adults pertinent to economic evaluations of health interventions
    Ron Keren
    General Pediatrics, Pediatric Generalist Research Group, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:71-81. 2004
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  71. doi request reprint Head-circumference distribution in a large primary care network differs from CDC and WHO curves
    Carrie Daymont
    Department of Pediatrics, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, and PolicyLab, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e836-42. 2010
    ..To compare currently available head-circumference growth curves to curves constructed from clinical measurements from patients in a large US primary care network (PCN)...
  72. doi request reprint Consequences of brand switches during the course of pediatric growth hormone treatment
    Adda Grimberg
    Diagnostic and Research Growth Center, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:307-16. 2012
    ..To explore the effects of insurance-mandated brand switches during the course of pediatric recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) treatment on clinical practice...
  73. ncbi request reprint Pride and prejudice: how might ethics consultation services minimize bias?
    Jordan Silberman
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:32-4. 2007
  74. doi request reprint Variability in antibiotic use at children's hospitals
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP North, Suite 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 126:1067-73. 2010
    ..Variation in medical practice has identified opportunities for quality improvement in patient care. The degree of variation in the use of antibiotics in children's hospitals is unknown...
  75. doi request reprint Employee designation and health care worker support of an influenza vaccine mandate at a large pediatric tertiary care hospital
    Kristen A Feemster
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Vaccine 29:1762-9. 2011
    ..Determine predictors of support of a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccine program among health care workers (HCWs)...
  76. pmc Effects of corticosteroid on Henoch-Schönlein purpura: a systematic review
    Pamela F Weiss
    Division of Rheumatology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Children s Seashore House Room 236, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 120:1079-87. 2007
    ..Therefore, we sought to synthesize the reported experimental and observational data regarding corticosteroid use...
  77. ncbi request reprint Physical health outcomes of childhood exposure to intimate partner violence: a systematic review
    Megan H Bair-Merritt
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e278-90. 2006
    ..Studies addressing the physical health impact of childhood IPV exposure, however, have not been summarized in a manner that might facilitate additional hypothesis-driven research and accelerate the development of targeted interventions...
  78. ncbi request reprint Placement changes and emergency department visits in the first year of foster care
    David M Rubin
    Division of General Pediatrics, Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Safe Place Center for Child Protection and Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e354-60. 2004
    ..The secondary aim was to compare ED visit rates with rates of visits to other ambulatory care settings among children in foster care and other Medicaid-eligible children not in foster care...
  79. ncbi request reprint Suppurative intracranial complications of sinusitis in previously healthy children
    Megan H Bair-Merritt
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:384-6. 2005
    ..Most cases were male adolescents who presented with vomiting in addition to typical sinusitis symptoms. Neurologic signs were often absent. Streptococcus milleri group organisms, along with anaerobes, were common pathogens...
  80. ncbi request reprint How do primary care physicians manage children with possible developmental delays? A national survey with an experimental design
    Laura Sices
    Division of Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 6038, USA
    Pediatrics 113:274-82. 2004
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint How do primary care physicians identify young children with developmental delays? A national survey
    Laura Sices
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:409-17. 2003
    ..Substantial variability in surveillance and screening practices, barriers of time and reimbursement, and under-reliance on parent-completed questionnaires underscore areas for improvement...
  82. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of deaths occurring in children's hospitals: implications for supportive care services
    Chris Feudtner
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98103 8552, USA
    Pediatrics 109:887-93. 2002
    ..End-of-life care is an important yet underdeveloped component of pediatric hospital services...
  83. ncbi request reprint Where do children with complex chronic conditions die? Patterns in Washington State, 1980-1998
    Chris Feudtner
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98103 8552, USA
    Pediatrics 109:656-60. 2002
    ..We sought to test whether deaths attributable to underlying complex chronic conditions (CCCs) were increasingly occurring at home and to determine what features were associated with home deaths...
  84. ncbi request reprint Deciding how to decide: what processes do patients use when making medical decisions?
    Maria J Silveira
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Clin Ethics 15:269-81. 2004
  85. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on quality at the end of life
    Chris Feudtner
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:415-8. 2004
  86. pmc Likelihood of home death associated with local rates of home birth: influence of local area healthcare preferences on site of death
    Maria J Silveira
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1243-8. 2006
    ..We tested whether local cultural and social values regarding the use of health care are associated with the likelihood of home death, using variation in local rates of home births as a proxy for geographic variation in these values...
  87. ncbi request reprint Pediatric do-not-attempt-resuscitation orders and public schools: a national assessment of policies and laws
    Michael B Kimberly
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Bioeth 5:59-65. 2005
    ..Coordinated efforts are needed to harmonize school district, state, and federal approaches in order to support children and families' right to have important medical decisions honored...
  88. ncbi request reprint Preparticipation physical evaluations for high school athletes: time for a new game plan
    David G Bundy
    Department of Pediatrics and Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:260-3. 2004
    ..We argue in this Brief Commentary that the PPE as currently practiced is ineffective and illogical. We propose a research agenda that would provide data to more effectively promote adolescent health both on and off the playing field...
  89. pmc Policies, procedures, and the irony of protections
    Chris Feudtner
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington 146 N Canal St, Ste 300 Seattle, WA 98103 8652, USA
    West J Med 176:22. 2002
  90. ncbi request reprint Assuring trust in insurance
    Chris Feudtner
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Bioeth 4:64-6. 2004
  91. ncbi request reprint Tracheotomy in pediatric patients: a national perspective
    Charlotte W Lewis
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4920, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:523-9. 2003
    ..Given the complexity of health care that these patients subsequently require, monitoring the performance of this procedure and patient outcomes across the diverse US health care system is warranted...
  92. ncbi request reprint Grief-love: contradictions in the lives of fathers of children with disabilities
    Chris Feudtner
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, 146 N Canal St, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98103 8552, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:643. 2002
  93. ncbi request reprint Growth attenuation: a diminutive solution to a daunting problem
    Jeffrey P Brosco
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1077-8. 2006
  94. doi request reprint Health care use of children whose female caregivers have intimate partner violence histories
    Megan H Bair-Merritt
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 200 N Wolfe St, Office 2021, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:134-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether prior exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with children's subsequent emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations...
  95. ncbi request reprint Shared medical decision making
    Maria J Silveira
    JAMA 293:1058-9; author reply 1059. 2005

Research Grants4

  1. Decisionmaking in Pediatric Palliative Care
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Decisionmaking in Pediatric Palliative Care
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Decisionmaking in Pediatric Advanced Care
    JOHN CHRIS FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  4. Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Hospital-Based Pediatric Palliative Care
    JOHN CHRIS FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2010
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