M E Aitken

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Family burden after traumatic brain injury in children
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 123:199-206. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Health status of children after admission for injury
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Pediatrics 110:337-42. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Recovery of injured children: parent perspectives on family needs
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:567-73. 2004
  4. pmc All-terrain vehicle injury in children: strategies for prevention
    M E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, USA
    Inj Prev 10:303-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Experiences from the development of a comprehensive family support program for pediatric trauma and rehabilitation patients
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:175-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of a waiting room videotape message on parent attitudes toward pediatric antibiotic use
    J G Wheeler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Pediatrics 108:591-6. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Impact of helmets on injuries to riders of all-terrain vehicles
    S M Bowman
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Inj Prev 15:3-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Minor head injury in children: current management practices of pediatricians, emergency physicians, and family physicians
    M E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:1176-80. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Advocating for children's health at the state level: lessons learned
    M E Aitken
    Center for Health Promotion, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 800 Marshall St, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:877-80. 2001
  10. pmc Emergency department screening for risk for post-traumatic stress disorder among injured children
    W L Ward-Begnoche
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Inj Prev 12:323-6. 2006

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Family burden after traumatic brain injury in children
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 123:199-206. 2009
    ..This study describes the burden experienced by caregivers of children with traumatic brain injury and examines the relationship between child functioning and family burden during the first year after injury...
  2. ncbi request reprint Health status of children after admission for injury
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Pediatrics 110:337-42. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the health status of children in the 6 months after admission for injury using child-specific health status measures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recovery of injured children: parent perspectives on family needs
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:567-73. 2004
    ..To study the broader impact of emotional and financial burdens of injury in children on their families, along with solutions to these problems...
  4. pmc All-terrain vehicle injury in children: strategies for prevention
    M E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, USA
    Inj Prev 10:303-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the knowledge, practices, and beliefs of ATV users to help develop effective educational strategies to promote safer ATV use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Experiences from the development of a comprehensive family support program for pediatric trauma and rehabilitation patients
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:175-9. 2005
    ..We are able to discuss successes and barriers to program implementation and make recommendations for others considering such an undertaking...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of a waiting room videotape message on parent attitudes toward pediatric antibiotic use
    J G Wheeler
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Pediatrics 108:591-6. 2001
    ..To reduce the injudicious use of antibiotics, we developed an educational strategy that focused on parents of pediatric patients and their physicians...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of helmets on injuries to riders of all-terrain vehicles
    S M Bowman
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Inj Prev 15:3-7. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Minor head injury in children: current management practices of pediatricians, emergency physicians, and family physicians
    M E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:1176-80. 1998
    ..To describe variation in the clinical management of minor head trauma in children among primary care and emergency physicians...
  9. ncbi request reprint Advocating for children's health at the state level: lessons learned
    M E Aitken
    Center for Health Promotion, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 800 Marshall St, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:877-80. 2001
    ....
  10. pmc Emergency department screening for risk for post-traumatic stress disorder among injured children
    W L Ward-Begnoche
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Inj Prev 12:323-6. 2006
    ..To discuss the successes and challenges associated with the implementation of a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) screening tool in two pediatric emergency departments (ED)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variation in therapy and outcome for pediatric head trauma patients
    J M Tilford
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202-3591, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:1056-61. 2001
    ..Large randomized controlled trials of seizure prophylaxis in children with head injury have not been conducted and are needed to confirm the findings presented here...
  12. doi request reprint Foot injuries associated with all-terrain vehicle use in children and adolescents
    Tonya M Thompson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:466-7. 2008
    ..Children can suffer serious foot injuries while riding or driving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The purpose of this study was to describe this injury pattern...
  13. ncbi request reprint Measuring the cost-effectiveness of technologic change in the treatment of pediatric traumatic brain injury
    John M Tilford
    Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Trauma 63:S113-20; discussion S121. 2007
    ..Sensitivity analysis indicates that estimates of life years gained are critical to the estimated ratio. If TBI survivors live more than 5 years, then the estimated cost-effectiveness ratio seems favorable...
  14. ncbi request reprint "Cubs Click It For Safety": a school-based intervention for Tween passenger safety
    Mary E Aitken
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    J Trauma 63:S39-43. 2007
    ..We implemented a school-based educational intervention designed to increase awareness and encourage safer transportation of these children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Child health-related quality of life following neurocritical care for traumatic brain injury: an analysis of preference-weighted outcomes
    John M Tilford
    Department of Pediatrics College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202 3591, USA
    Neurocrit Care 7:64-75. 2007
    ..Cost-effectiveness analysis relies on preference-weighted health outcome measures as they form the basis for quality adjusted life years. Studies of preference-weighted outcomes for children following traumatic brain injury are lacking...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reduction in newborns with discharge coding of in utero alcohol effects in the United States, 1993 to 2002
    James M Robbins
    Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1224-31. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint National hospitalization impact of pediatric all-terrain vehicle injuries
    Jeffrey B Killingsworth
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e316-21. 2005
    ..This study was designed to characterize more fully the patterns of injury, hospital length of stay, and hospital charges associated with ATV-related injuries, with a nationally representative sample...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life during the first year after traumatic brain injury
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:252-60. 2006
    ..To document health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of children with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to examine the relationship between TBI severity and HRQOL during the first year after injury...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mass-casualty events at schools: a national preparedness survey
    James Graham
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e8-15. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to document the preparedness of public schools in the United States for the prevention of and the response to a mass-casualty event...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for critically ill children with traumatic brain injuries: a longitudinal analysis
    John M Tilford
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202 3591, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:2074-81. 2005
    ..This study examines the incidence, utilization of procedures, and outcomes for critically ill children hospitalized with traumatic brain injury over the period 1988-1999 to describe the benefits of improved treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clothesline injury mechanism associated with all-terrain vehicle use by children
    James Graham
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:45-7. 2006
    ..Clothesline injury to the face and neck is a unique mechanism of injury seen in children and adolescents on all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). The purpose of this study was to describe this serious and avoidable injury pattern...
  22. ncbi request reprint Congenital malformations among liveborn infants with trisomies 18 and 13
    Stephen J Pont
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1749-56. 2006
    ..More than half of the newborns with both conditions died prior to discharge. This updated information can be used to inform clinical decision-making and may help providers better prepare families for infants with trisomies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization and needs after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Beth S Slomine
    Department of Neuropsychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e663-74. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to document the health care use and needs of children after a TBI and to identify factors that are associated with unmet or unrecognized health care needs during the first year after injury...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variation in pediatric intensive care therapies and outcomes by race, gender, and insurance status
    Adriana M Lopez
    Department of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio AML, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:2-6. 2006
    ..The differential allocation of medical resources to adult patients according to characteristics such as race, gender, and insurance status raises the serious concern that such issues apply to critically ill children as well...
  25. ncbi request reprint Safety restraint use linked to hospital use and charges in Arkansas
    Mary E Aitken
    J Ark Med Soc 104:161-4. 2008
    ..2 days versus 7.5 days). Lack of safety restraint use was associated with greater use of hospital resources. Prevention efforts should focus on increasing compliance...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory: an evaluation of its reliability and validity for children with traumatic brain injury
    Melissa L McCarthy
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1901-9. 2005
    ..0 (PedsQL), and to compare it with that of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) among children with traumatic brain injury (TBI)...