T M Ball

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of guided imagery as treatment for recurrent abdominal pain in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Joy A Weydert
    Integrative Pain Management, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:29. 2006
  2. pmc Clinic-based screening for domestic violence: use of a child safety questionnaire
    Richard A Wahl
    University of Arizona, Department of Pediatrics, 1501 N, Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    BMC Med 2:25. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of breastfeeding
    T M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics and Steele Memorial Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:253-62. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Cortisol circadian rhythms and stress responses in infants at risk of allergic disease
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:306-11. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges to treatment trials for recurrent abdominal pain in children
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics and Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1121-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Is there a common cold constitution?
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics and the Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85724 5073, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:261-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of attendance at day care on the common cold from birth through 13 years of age
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Ave, PO Box 245073, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:121-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Cortisol circadian rhythms and stress responses in infants at risk of allergic disease
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics and Steele Memorial Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Neuroimmunomodulation 13:294-300. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the use of guided imagery for the treatment of recurrent abdominal pain in children
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson 85724 5073, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:527-32. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' evaluations of their residency curriculum in emergency medicine
    Kathryn A Bowen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, and Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:79-83. 2003

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Evaluation of guided imagery as treatment for recurrent abdominal pain in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Joy A Weydert
    Integrative Pain Management, Children s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:29. 2006
    ..Because of the paucity of effective evidence-based therapies for children with recurrent abdominal pain, we evaluated the therapeutic effect of guided imagery, a well-studied self-regulation technique...
  2. pmc Clinic-based screening for domestic violence: use of a child safety questionnaire
    Richard A Wahl
    University of Arizona, Department of Pediatrics, 1501 N, Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    BMC Med 2:25. 2004
    ..We present our experience with an office-based domestic violence screening questionnaire...
  3. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of breastfeeding
    T M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics and Steele Memorial Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:253-62. 2001
    ..Through support of such a program, the US government likely will benefit significantly by improving the health of children and its financial bottom line...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cortisol circadian rhythms and stress responses in infants at risk of allergic disease
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:306-11. 2006
    ..The cortisol circadian rhythm and response to stressful stimuli are altered in children and adults with allergic disease, including asthma. It is not known whether these alterations precede or follow the onset of allergic disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges to treatment trials for recurrent abdominal pain in children
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics and Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1121-7. 2003
    ..An expert panel on functional gastrointestinal disorders recently made recommendations regarding the standardization of study methods for childhood RAP, but many of their recommendations remain untested or lack supportive evidence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is there a common cold constitution?
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics and the Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85724 5073, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:261-7. 2002
    ..Constitutional factors might play a role in the susceptibility to clinical illness during the common cold. This study seeks to determine if the likelihood of developing frequent common colds persists during childhood...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of attendance at day care on the common cold from birth through 13 years of age
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Ave, PO Box 245073, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:121-6. 2002
    ..To describe trends in the occurrence of the common cold during the first 13 years of life among children who attended different childcare settings early in life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cortisol circadian rhythms and stress responses in infants at risk of allergic disease
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics and Steele Memorial Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Neuroimmunomodulation 13:294-300. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the use of guided imagery for the treatment of recurrent abdominal pain in children
    Thomas M Ball
    Department of Pediatrics, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson 85724 5073, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:527-32. 2003
    ..001). No baseline psychological characteristics impacted the response to therapy. The use of relaxation along with guided imagery is an effective and safe treatment for childhood RAP...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' evaluations of their residency curriculum in emergency medicine
    Kathryn A Bowen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, and Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:79-83. 2003
    ..To describe residency graduates' perceptions of their preparation for providing pediatric emergency medical care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of treatments for recurrent abdominal pain
    Joy A Weydert
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5073, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e1-11. 2003
    ..To conduct a systematic review of evaluated treatments for recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) in children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of gun-safety counseling and a gun lock giveaway in a Hispanic community
    Paul S Carbone
    Children s Primary Care Medical Group, 3702 Ruffin Road 205, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:1049-54. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of gun-safety counseling, a gun-safety brochure, and a free gun lock in subsequent gun removal and safe storage...