Dimitri Christakis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Providers' perceptions of an immunization registry
    D A Christakis
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Washington, Child Health Institute, Seattle 98103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 17:147-50. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Preschool-aged children's television viewing in child care settings
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1627-32. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care is associated with well-coordinated care
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98115, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:82-6. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Audible television and decreased adult words, infant vocalizations, and conversational turns: a population-based study
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, 1100 Olive Way, Ste 500, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:554-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The effects of infant media usage: what do we know and what should we learn?
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Acta Paediatr 98:8-16. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Early television viewing is associated with protesting turning off the television at age 6
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    MedGenMed 8:63. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Television, video, and computer game usage in children under 11 years of age
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, 98115 8160, USA
    J Pediatr 145:652-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint What factors are associated with achieving high continuity of care?
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    Fam Med 36:55-60. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving pediatric prevention via the internet: a randomized, controlled trial
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1157-66. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Can continuity of care be improved? Results from a randomized pilot study
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics and the Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, 98115 8160, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:336-9. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Media Impact on Preschool Behavior
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2006
  6. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. Media Impact on Preschool Behavior
    Dimitri A Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. ncbi request reprint Providers' perceptions of an immunization registry
    D A Christakis
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Washington, Child Health Institute, Seattle 98103, USA
    Am J Prev Med 17:147-50. 1999
    ..To determine providers' perceptions of a statewide immunization registry...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preschool-aged children's television viewing in child care settings
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1627-32. 2009
    ..The goal was to quantify television viewing in day care settings and to investigate the characteristics of programs that predict viewing...
  3. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care is associated with well-coordinated care
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98115, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:82-6. 2003
    ..The importance of continuity of care as a means to promote care coordination remains controversial...
  4. doi request reprint Audible television and decreased adult words, infant vocalizations, and conversational turns: a population-based study
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, 1100 Olive Way, Ste 500, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:554-8. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that audible television is associated with decreased parent and child interactions...
  5. doi request reprint The effects of infant media usage: what do we know and what should we learn?
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Acta Paediatr 98:8-16. 2009
    ..This article reviews what is known about the effects of infant TV viewing on multiple domains of child development including language, cognition and attentional capacity as well as directions for future research...
  6. ncbi request reprint Early television viewing is associated with protesting turning off the television at age 6
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    MedGenMed 8:63. 2006
    ..The effects of early exposure to television remain poorly defined. Although some have speculated that television may be habit-forming, evidence is lacking especially in young children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Television, video, and computer game usage in children under 11 years of age
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, 98115 8160, USA
    J Pediatr 145:652-6. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint What factors are associated with achieving high continuity of care?
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    Fam Med 36:55-60. 2004
    ..This study explored what patient, family, provider, and system factors are associated with high continuity of both total and well-child care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving pediatric prevention via the internet: a randomized, controlled trial
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1157-66. 2006
    ..Innovations to improve the delivery of pediatric preventive care are needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Can continuity of care be improved? Results from a randomized pilot study
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics and the Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, 98115 8160, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:336-9. 2004
    ..Although continuity of care is an important component of primary care, few mechanisms for improving it have been studied...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early television exposure and subsequent attentional problems in children
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 113:708-13. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that early television exposure (at ages 1 and 3) is associated with attentional problems at age 7...
  12. ncbi request reprint Publication ethics: editors' perspectives
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, and the Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle 98115 8160, USA
    J Pediatr 149:S39-42. 2006
    ..Given how important the process is to the advancement of medicine, this oversight seems unfortunate. This article reviews several salient ethical challenges from the perspective of two editors of a pediatric journal...
  13. ncbi request reprint Variation in inpatient diagnostic testing and management of bronchiolitis
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:878-84. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care is associated with high-quality careby parental report
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98103 8652, USA
    Pediatrics 109:e54. 2002
    ..The benefits of continuity of pediatric care remain controversial...
  15. ncbi request reprint A trade-off analysis of routine newborn circumcision
    D A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Pediatrics 105:246-9. 2000
    ..The risks associated with newborn circumcision have not been as extensively evaluated as the benefits...
  16. pmc The association between greater continuity of care and timely measles-mumps-rubella vaccination
    D A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98103 8652, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:962-5. 2000
    ..This study assessed whether greater continuity of care is associated with timely administration of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination...
  17. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of point-of-care evidence to improve the antibiotic prescribing practices for otitis media in children
    D A Christakis
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E15. 2001
    ..Prescribing practices for otitis media are not consistent with current evidence-based recommendations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of lower continuity of care with greater risk of emergency department use and hospitalization in children
    D A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98103 8652, USA
    Pediatrics 107:524-9. 2001
    ..The benefits of continuity of pediatric care remain controversial...
  19. ncbi request reprint Violent television viewing during preschool is associated with antisocial behavior during school age
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatrics 120:993-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that exposure to violent television viewing when children are 2 to 5 years of age would be associated with antisocial behavior at ages 7 to 10...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of block play on language acquisition and attention in toddlers: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, and Child Health Institute, University of Washington, 6200 NE 74th St, Ste 210, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:967-71. 2007
    ..To test the hypotheses that block play improves language acquisition and attention...
  21. pmc Problematic internet usage in US college students: a pilot study
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, 2001 Eighth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    BMC Med 9:77. 2011
    ..Internet addiction among US college students remains a concern, but robust estimates of its prevalence are lacking...
  22. ncbi request reprint Methodologic issues in pediatric outcomes research
    D A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:59-62. 2001
    ..This article reviews these problematic areas and argues for a broad conceptual definition of pediatric health, a systems approach to assessing outcomes, and increased interdisciplinary collaboration...
  23. ncbi request reprint Continuity and quality of care for children with diabetes who are covered by medicaid
    D A Christakis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98103 8652, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 1:99-103. 2001
    ..However, little is known about the quality of care that these children receive and which factors are associated with better quality of care...
  24. pmc Internet addiction: a 21st century epidemic?
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, USA
    BMC Med 8:61. 2010
    ..In this commentary, I outline my recommendations for improved diagnosis, study and prevention of internet addiction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association between parental satisfaction and antibiotic prescription for children with cough and cold symptoms
    Dimitri A Christakis
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:774-7. 2005
    ..Providers' interest in satisfying parents may provide an impetus for unnecessary antibiotic use in children...
  26. ncbi request reprint Emergency department use and perceived delay in accessing illness care among children with Medicaid
    Alison A Galbraith
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:509-13. 2004
    ..Children covered by Medicaid are at increased risk of emergency department (ED) utilization.Objective.-To examine whether an association exists between ED use and perceived delay in accessing acute care...
  27. pmc Engagement in "My Child's Asthma", an interactive web-based pediatric asthma management intervention
    Hendrika Meischke
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, United States
    Int J Med Inform 80:765-74. 2011
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Health plan notification and feedback to providers is associated with increased filling of preventer medications for children with asthma enrolled in Medicaid
    William O Cooper
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
    J Pediatr 152:481-8. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that children enrolled in Medicaid managed care health plans that provide asthma-specific communication to providers would be more likely to have adequate asthma medication filling...
  29. ncbi request reprint Trends in pediatric hospitalizations of children in washington state by insurance and chronic condition status, 1991-1998
    John M Neff
    Center for Children with Special Needs, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, CM 09, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:703-9. 2002
    ..To examine the possible impact of changes in the organization and management of the Medicaid program on hospitalization patterns for children with chronic and nonchronic conditions between January 1, 1991, and December 31, 1998...
  30. ncbi request reprint Parent use of touchscreen computer kiosks for child health promotion in community settings
    Darcy A Thompson
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Pediatrics 119:427-34. 2007
    ..The goals were to evaluate the use of touchscreen computer kiosks, containing only child health-promoting information, in urban, low-income, community settings and to characterize the users of these kiosks...
  31. ncbi request reprint Toward family-centered inpatient medical care: the role of parents as participants in medical decisions
    Beth A Tarini
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Pediatr 151:690-5, 695.e1. 2007
    ..To determine parental participation in medical decision-making (MDM) during hospitalization and its association with parental self-efficacy and to explore other factors associated with participation...
  32. pmc A content analysis of displayed alcohol references on a social networking web site
    Megan A Moreno
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 4108, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:168-75. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a theoretically based content analysis of older adolescents' displayed alcohol references on a social networking web site...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk of death for children with down syndrome and sepsis
    Michelle M Garrison
    Child Health Institute and Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 4920, USA
    J Pediatr 147:748-52. 2005
    ..To determine differences in case fatality rates between children with and without Down syndrome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hospital characteristics associated with the management of pediatric splenic injuries
    Stephen M Bowman
    Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    JAMA 294:2611-7. 2005
    ..As asplenic children are at increased risk of overwhelming postsplenectomy infection, nonoperative management may be considered a quality of care indicator...
  35. ncbi request reprint Primary language of parent is associated with disparities in pediatric preventive care
    Adam L Cohen
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Pediatr 148:254-8. 2006
    ..To determine whether infants of parents whose primary language is not English are less likely to receive recommended preventive care than infants of parents whose primary language is English...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prevention of deaths from harmful drinking in the United States: the potential effects of tax increases and advertising bans on young drinkers
    William Hollingworth
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:300-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we estimate the impact of interventions to reduce the prevalence of drinking among youth on subsequent drinking patterns and alcohol-attributable mortality...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density is associated with selected predictors of obesity in U.S. Children
    Jason A Mendoza
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Nutr 136:1318-22. 2006
    ..Although food insecurity and WIC enrollment were not associated with DED in this study sample, milk consumption in children < or = 4 y old was associated with lower DED...
  38. doi request reprint Nutrition menu labeling may lead to lower-calorie restaurant meal choices for children
    Pooja S Tandon
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 500, MPW 8 1, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Pediatrics 125:244-8. 2010
    ..Our aim was to determine whether nutrition labeling on menus would lead to lower-calorie choices for children...
  39. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the relationship between early introduction of solid foods to infants and the development of allergic disease
    Beth A Tarini
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7183, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:502-7. 2006
    ..To assess the evidence that early solid feeding (before age 4 months) increases the risk of allergic disease...
  40. ncbi request reprint Associations between media viewing and language development in children under age 2 years
    Frederick J Zimmerman
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    J Pediatr 151:364-8. 2007
    ..To test the association of media exposure with language development in children under age 2 years...
  41. doi request reprint The role of hospital profit status in pediatric spleen injury management
    Stephen M Bowman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Med Care 46:331-8. 2008
    ..Evidence suggests that over 90% of pediatric splenic injuries can be successfully managed nonoperatively. Although pediatric hospitals have rapidly adopted nonoperative management, variability exists among other types of hospitals...
  42. ncbi request reprint Television and DVD/video viewing in children younger than 2 years
    Frederick J Zimmerman
    Child Health Institute, and Department of Health Services, University of Washington, and the Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle 98115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:473-9. 2007
    ..To determine the television-, DVD-, and video-viewing habits of children younger than 2 years...
  43. ncbi request reprint A comparison of reviewers selected by editors and reviewers suggested by authors
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Pediatr 151:202-5. 2007
    ..To compare reviews done by editor-selected reviewers with reviews by author-suggested reviewers, examining the quality, timeliness, and recommendations of the 2 sets of reviewers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Associations between content types of early media exposure and subsequent attentional problems
    Frederick J Zimmerman
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, 6200 NE 74th St, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Pediatrics 120:986-92. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that early television viewing of 3 content types is associated with subsequent attentional problems. The 3 different content types are educational, nonviolent entertainment, and violent entertainment...
  45. ncbi request reprint The association between television viewing and irregular sleep schedules among children less than 3 years of age
    Darcy A Thompson
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 116:851-6. 2005
    ..Although television viewing is associated with altered sleep patterns and sleep disorders among children and adolescents, the effect of television viewing on the sleep patterns of infants and toddlers is not known...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tinker, tailor, soldier, patient: work attributes and depression disparities among young adults
    Frederick J Zimmerman
    Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:1889-901. 2004
    ..We conclude that part of the SES-depression relationship may arise from the psychosocial aspects of jobs, which we have found to be significantly and meaningfully associated with depressive symptoms among employed young adults...
  47. ncbi request reprint Mental illness hospitalizations of youth in Washington State
    Michelle M Garrison
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4920, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:781-5. 2004
    ..To determine if mental health hospitalizations have increased among youth...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevention of smoking-related deaths in the United States
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:118-25. 2004
    ..Tobacco is the leading cause of death in the United States. The majority of people who smoke begin before age 18...
  49. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for medicaid-covered youth treated with antidepressant therapy
    Laura P Richardson
    Child Health Institute and Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:475-80. 2004
    ..Although antidepressant use has increased in pediatric populations, few studies have addressed the quality of follow-up care or duration of treatment for depressed youth...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' use of and attitudes about personal digital assistants
    Aaron E Carroll
    Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Pediatrics 113:238-42. 2004
    ..Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are being increasingly used in medical practice. Although they have been touted as having the ability to improve efficiency and safety, little is known about pediatricians' use of and attitudes about PDAs...
  51. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation interventions for adolescents: a systematic review
    Michelle M Garrison
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Box 354920, 6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:363-7. 2003
    ..To conduct a systematic review of controlled trials for adolescent smoking cessation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Depression in Medicaid-covered youth: differences by race and ethnicity
    Laura P Richardson
    Child Health Institute, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:984-9. 2003
    ..Racial disparities have previously been noted in antidepressant use among Medicaid-covered youth...
  53. ncbi request reprint Provision of pneumococcal prophylaxis for publicly insured children with sickle cell disease
    Colin M Sox
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7183, USA
    JAMA 290:1057-61. 2003
    ..It is recommended that children younger than 5 years with sickle cell disease (SCD) take daily prophylactic antibiotics to prevent pneumococcal infections; however, how much prophylactic medication they actually are dispensed is unclear...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Antiemetic use for acute gastroenteritis in children
    Su Ting T Li
    Child Health Institute, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:475-9. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Resident documentation discrepancies in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Aaron E Carroll
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7183, USA
    Pediatrics 111:976-80. 2003
    ..Medical errors are common and potentially dangerous. Little is known about the role of documentation errors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Continuity of care for children in foster care
    David L DiGiuseppe
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 4920, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e208-13. 2003
    ..To compare the continuity of care experienced by children who are in foster care with that of children who are not in foster care and are covered under Medicaid managed care and Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS)...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Continuity of binge and harmful drinking from late adolescence to early adulthood
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatrics 114:714-9. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that late adolescent drinking behavior (ages 17-20) is associated with harmful and binge drinking in early adulthood (ages 30-31)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Use of incident reports by physicians and nurses to document medical errors in pediatric patients
    James A Taylor
    Developmental Center for Evaluation and Research in Pediatric Patient Safety, University of Washington and Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98915 4920, USA
    Pediatrics 114:729-35. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Parental emotional support and subsequent internalizing and externalizing problems among children
    Carolyn A McCarty
    Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 26:267-75. 2005
    ..This study discusses the importance of very early parental emotional support in promoting positive child development...
  62. ncbi request reprint Children's television viewing and cognitive outcomes: a longitudinal analysis of national data
    Frederick J Zimmerman
    Child Health Institute, and Department of Health Services, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:619-25. 2005
    ..To test the independent effects of television viewing in children before age 3 years and at ages 3 to 5 years on several measures of cognitive outcomes at ages 6 and 7 years...
  63. ncbi request reprint Nonfebrile illness seizures: a unique seizure category?
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Epilepsia 46:952-5. 2005
    ..To describe the clinical characteristics of children with a first-time nonfebrile seizure in the setting of mild illness and to test the hypothesis that these seizures are associated with illness characterized by diarrhea...
  64. ncbi request reprint Compliance with guidelines for the medical care of first urinary tract infections in infants: a population-based study
    Adam L Cohen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, 6200 NE 74th St, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1474-8. 2005
    ..No population-based studies have examined the degree to which practice parameters are followed for urinary tract infections in infants...
  65. ncbi request reprint Early cognitive stimulation, emotional support, and television watching as predictors of subsequent bullying among grade-school children
    Frederick J Zimmerman
    Department of Health Services, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, 6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98115 8160, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:384-8. 2005
    ..Bullying is a major public health issue, the risk factors for which are poorly understood...
  66. ncbi request reprint Infection control policies and hospital-associated infections among surgical patients: variability and associations in a multicenter pediatric setting
    Danielle M Zerr
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 115:e387-92. 2005
    ..Hospital-associated infections are an important cause of patient morbidity and death. Little is known about the variability of infection rates and infection control practices among pediatric hospitals...
  67. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of nonpharmacological and nonsurgical therapies for gastroesophageal reflux in infants
    Aaron E Carroll
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, H 220 Health Sciences Center, Box 357183, Seattle, WA 98195 7183, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:109-13. 2002
    ..Nonpharmacological and nonsurgical measures are often recommended for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in infants, despite ambiguous supporting evidence...
  68. ncbi request reprint Mortality attributable to harmful drinking in the United States, 2000
    Frederick P Rivara
    Department of Pediatrics, and the Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:530-6. 2004
    ..This study provides updated information on the number of deaths in the United States attributable to harmful drinking...
  69. ncbi request reprint Lactobacillus therapy for acute infectious diarrhea in children: a meta-analysis
    Cornelius W Van Niel
    Sea Mar Community Health Center, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Pediatrics 109:678-84. 2002
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis of randomized, controlled studies to assess whether treatment with Lactobacillus improves clinical outcomes in children with acute infectious diarrhea...
  70. doi request reprint Preschoolers' total daily screen time at home and by type of child care
    Pooja S Tandon
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:297-300. 2011
    ..To assess preschoolers' cumulative daily screen time, measure the contributions of the home and the child care setting to this total, and characterize children that are most at risk for excessive screen time...
  71. ncbi request reprint Dietary energy density is associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome in U.S. adults
    Jason A Mendoza
    Children s Nutrition Research Center and Academic General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 2600, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:974-9. 2007
    ..Rising obesity rates have been linked to the consumption of energy-dense diets. We examined whether dietary energy density was associated with obesity and related disorders including insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome...
  72. ncbi request reprint The association of maternal mental distress with television viewing in children under 3 years old
    Darcy A Thompson
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 200 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 7:32-7. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that maternal mental distress is associated with excessive television viewing by infants and toddlers...
  73. ncbi request reprint Walking activity patterns in youth with cerebral palsy and youth developing typically
    Kristie F Bjornson
    Pediatrics, Developmental Medicine, Seattle Children s Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 36:1279-84. 2014
    ..Community-based stride rate data has potential as an effectiveness outcome for rehabilitation strategies focused on walking (i.e. orthopedic surgery, orthoses and injections therapies). ..
  74. pmc Relation of stride activity and participation in mobility-based life habits among children with cerebral palsy
    Kristie F Bjornson
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Electronic address
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 95:360-8. 2014
    ..Physical activity performance (what a child really does in daily life) has been documented to affect the relation of capacity-based gross motor measures and participation...
  75. doi request reprint StepWatch stride counting: accuracy, precision, and prediction of energy expenditure in children
    Kristie F Bjornson
    Developmental Medicine, Seattle Children s Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 5:7-14. 2012
    ..Accuracy and precision of the StepWatch (SW) was tested in typically developing youth (TDY) with the prediction of oxygen consumption derived from stride counts...
  76. ncbi request reprint Variations between hospitals in antireflux procedures in children
    Adam B Goldin
    Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:658-63. 2009
    ..To examine the differences and trends in pediatric antireflux procedures (ARPs) across individual pediatric hospitals over time...
  77. ncbi request reprint Language disparities and timely care for children in managed care Medicaid
    Allison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Fl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:417-26. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship of race/ethnicity, language, communication with providers, and interpreter use with timeliness of illness and routine care for children in managed care Medicaid...
  78. ncbi request reprint Health care use by children diagnosed as having developmental delay
    Margaret M Gallaher
    Children s Medical Services, 2040 S Pacheco, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:246-51. 2002
    ..Although children with developmental delay are known to have increased health care use, it is unclear what proportion of that health care use is related to associated chronic health conditions...
  79. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of school-based smoking prevention trials with long-term follow-up
    Sarah E Wiehe
    Child Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Adolesc Health 36:162-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review of rigorously evaluated interventions for school-based smoking prevention with long-term follow-up data...
  80. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about computers and the internet in a pediatric clinic population
    Aaron E Carroll
    Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:122-6. 2005
    ..A digital divide with respect to computer and Internet access has been noted in numerous studies and reports. Equally important to ownership is comfort with computers and Internet technology, and concerns about privacy of personal data...
  81. ncbi request reprint Medicaid acceptance and availability of timely follow-up for newborns with Medicaid
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1148-54. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' screening urinalysis practices
    Colin M Sox
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Center for Child Health Care Studies, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 147:362-5. 2005
    ..To determine pediatricians' routine screening urinalysis practices...

Research Grants11

  1. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..3) To improve parental perceptions of the quality of care provided.H3: Compared to controls, PIPP parents will report higher scores on selected Consumer Assessment of Health Plans (CAHPS) items. ..
  2. Media Impact on Preschool Behavior
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The goal will be to determine if this makes a positive difference in their behavior. ..
  3. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Children in AsthmaNet families will be more likely to report using written care plans. Aim 4: to decrease the number of symptom days for children with asthma H4. Children in AsthmaNet families will experience fewer symptom days. ..
  4. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Children in AsthmaNet families will be more likely to report using written care plans. Aim 4: to decrease the number of symptom days for children with asthma H4. Children in AsthmaNet families will experience fewer symptom days. ..
  5. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Children in AsthmaNet families will be more likely to report using written care plans. Aim 4: to decrease the number of symptom days for children with asthma H4. Children in AsthmaNet families will experience fewer symptom days. ..
  6. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3) To improve parental perceptions of the quality of care provided.H3: Compared to controls, PIPP parents will report higher scores on selected Consumer Assessment of Health Plans (CAHPS) items. ..
  7. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3) To improve parental perceptions of the quality of care provided.H3: Compared to controls, PIPP parents will report higher scores on selected Consumer Assessment of Health Plans (CAHPS) items. ..
  8. Parent Initiated Prevention Program
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3) To improve parental perceptions of the quality of care provided.H3: Compared to controls, PIPP parents will report higher scores on selected Consumer Assessment of Health Plans (CAHPS) items. ..
  9. Media Impact on Preschool Behavior
    Dimitri A Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal will be to determine if this makes a positive difference in their behavior. ..