Heather T Keenan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Race matters in the prosecution of perpetrators of inflicted traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 121:1174-80. 2008
  2. pmc Practical aspects of conducting a prospective statewide incidence study: the incidence of serious inflicted traumatic brain injury in North Carolina
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S120-5. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and outcomes of pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158 0189, USA
    Dev Neurosci 28:256-63. 2006
  4. pmc Longitudinal follow-up of families and young children with traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1291-7. 2006
  5. pmc Child outcomes and family characteristics 1 year after severe inflicted or noninflicted traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, Intermountain Injury Research Control Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 117:317-24. 2006
  6. pmc Early head injury and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: retrospective cohort study
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    BMJ 337:a1984. 2008
  7. pmc Neurodevelopmental consequences of early traumatic brain injury in 3-year-old children
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e616-23. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mothers' and counselors' perceptions of predelivery counseling for extremely premature infants
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 116:104-11. 2005
  9. doi request reprint A case-control study to evaluate Utah's shaken baby prevention program
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:389-94. 2010
  10. pmc A population-based comparison of clinical and outcome characteristics of young children with serious inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Pediatrics 114:633-9. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury
    Heather Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Perceptions of Social Risk in Medical Child Abuse Evaluation
    Heather T Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Race matters in the prosecution of perpetrators of inflicted traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 121:1174-80. 2008
    ..The goal was to examine the case flow of child physical abuse prosecutions through the judicial system and to examine determinants of charges and sentencing decisions...
  2. pmc Practical aspects of conducting a prospective statewide incidence study: the incidence of serious inflicted traumatic brain injury in North Carolina
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S120-5. 2008
    ..Incorporation of inflicted TBI into an existing surveillance system, such as a trauma database, may be a feasible solution to many of the problems encountered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and outcomes of pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158 0189, USA
    Dev Neurosci 28:256-63. 2006
    ..Each of these factors needs to be taken into account when designing rehabilitation strategies and assessing factors related to outcome...
  4. pmc Longitudinal follow-up of families and young children with traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1291-7. 2006
    ..To examine the stability of functional outcomes 2 years after injury among children who sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) before 2 years of age and to examine the characteristics of the families caring for these children...
  5. pmc Child outcomes and family characteristics 1 year after severe inflicted or noninflicted traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, Intermountain Injury Research Control Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 117:317-24. 2006
    ..To assess outcomes 1 year after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) among young children and to compare outcomes between children with inflicted versus noninflicted injuries...
  6. pmc Early head injury and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: retrospective cohort study
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    BMJ 337:a1984. 2008
    ..To explore the hypothesis that medically attended head injury in young children may be causal in the later development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...
  7. pmc Neurodevelopmental consequences of early traumatic brain injury in 3-year-old children
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e616-23. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to determine cognitive and adaptive behavioral outcomes of children with traumatic brain injury acquired before age 2 years and to compare outcomes between inflicted versus noninflicted brain injury...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mothers' and counselors' perceptions of predelivery counseling for extremely premature infants
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 116:104-11. 2005
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  9. doi request reprint A case-control study to evaluate Utah's shaken baby prevention program
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:389-94. 2010
    ..This project's goal was to evaluate whether an educational video delivered on the postpartum ward decreased AHT occurrence...
  10. pmc A population-based comparison of clinical and outcome characteristics of young children with serious inflicted and noninflicted traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    Pediatrics 114:633-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to compare inflicted and noninflicted TBI in terms of presenting complaints, clinical features, and hospital outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury in children after a natural disaster
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7240, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:189-93. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that a large-scale natural disaster (North Carolina's Hurricane Floyd) would increase the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury (TBI) in young children...
  12. pmc Resolution of intimate partner violence and child behavior problems after investigation for suspected child maltreatment
    Kristine A Campbell
    University of Utah, Department of Pediatrics, IntermountainInjury Control and Research Center, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:236-42. 2013
    ..12-3.18), respectively. CONCLUSIONS Resolution of IPV after a child protective services investigation for suspected child maltreatment is associated with meaningful, sustained reductions in clinically significant child behavior problems...
  13. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of inflicted traumatic brain injury in young children
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7240, USA
    JAMA 290:621-6. 2003
    ..Physical abuse is a leading cause of serious head injury and death in children aged 2 years or younger. The incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injury (TBI) in US children is unknown...
  14. pmc Parent ratings of behavioral functioning after traumatic brain injury in very young children
    Crista E Wetherington
    The Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning, CB 7255, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7255, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:662-71. 2010
    ..The behavioral ratings of preschoolers who sustained traumatic brain injury (TBI) prior to the age of 2 years and a typically developing group were compared; predictors of behavioral functioning were examined...
  15. pmc Frequency of intracranial pressure monitoring in infants and young toddlers with traumatic brain injury
    Heather T Keenan
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:537-41. 2005
    ..To examine the use of intracranial pressure monitors and treatments for elevated intracranial pressure in brain-injured children of <2 yrs of age and compare them with the recently published management guidelines...
  16. doi request reprint Differences in characteristics of dying children who receive and do not receive palliative care
    Linda Keele
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatrics 132:72-8. 2013
    ..Comparing demographic and clinical characteristics associated with receipt of palliative care (PC) among children who died in children's hospitals to those who did not receive PC and understanding the trends in PC use...
  17. pmc Longitudinal experiences of children remaining at home after a first-time investigation for suspected maltreatment
    Kristine A Campbell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    J Pediatr 161:340-7. 2012
    ..To describe longitudinal change in risk for children remaining at home following a first-time investigation for suspected maltreatment...
  18. doi request reprint Variation in intracranial pressure monitoring and outcomes in pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Tellen D Bennett
    Pediatric Critical Care, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 1289, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:641-7. 2012
    ..To describe between-hospital and patient-level variation in intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring and to evaluate ICP monitoring in association with hospital features and outcome in children with traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  19. ncbi request reprint All-terrain vehicle legislation for children: a comparison of a state with and a state without a helmet law
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7240, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e330-4. 2004
    ..ATV injuries have increased significantly in both children and adults most years since 1997...
  20. doi request reprint Outcome and resource utilization of infants born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome in the Intermountain West
    Shaji C Menon
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:720-7. 2012
    ..In conclusion, although hospital-based studies of HLHS have shown significantly improved survival after surgical palliation, population-based studies have shown that HLHS continues to have a high mortality and high resource utilization...
  21. pmc Household, family, and child risk factors after an investigation for suspected child maltreatment: a missed opportunity for prevention
    Kristine A Campbell
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:943-9. 2010
    ..To determine whether a Child Protection Services investigation for suspected child maltreatment is associated with subsequent improvements in household, caregiver, and child risk factors...
  22. doi request reprint Driver seat belt use indicates decreased risk for child passengers in a motor vehicle crash
    Cody S Olsen
    Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, PO Box 581289, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 1289, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 42:771-7. 2010
    ..We examined the association between driver restraint use and child emergency department (ED) evaluation following a motor vehicle crash (MVC)...
  23. pmc Prediction of child abuse risk from emergency department use
    Elisabeth Guenther
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Utah Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    J Pediatr 154:272-7. 2009
    ..To examine whether pre-abuse rates and patterns of emergency department (ED) visits between children with supported child abuse and age-matched control subjects are useful markers for abuse risk...
  24. pmc Can poison control data be used for pharmaceutical poisoning surveillance?
    Christopher A Naun
    The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:225-31. 2011
    ..To determine the association between the frequencies of pharmaceutical exposures reported to a poison control center (PCC) and those seen in the emergency department (ED)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Healthcare utilization in the first year after pediatric traumatic brain injury in an insured population
    Heather T Keenan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Drs Keenan and Murphy and Intermountain Healthcare Mr Staheli and Dr Savitz, Salt Lake City, Utah
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:426-32. 2013
    ..To compare the healthcare use by children with and without a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the year following injury to understand whether children access primary care...
  26. doi request reprint Comparison of severity of illness scores to physician clinical judgment for potential use in pediatric critical care triage
    Jill S Sweney
    Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 6:126-30. 2012
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and prevention of childhood injuries
    M Denise Dowd
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Mercy Hospital, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:S385-92. 2002
    ..Critical care providers can actively engage in both prevention efforts and improved acute care of the severely injured child...
  28. ncbi request reprint Social factors associated with prolonged hospitalization among diabetic children
    Heather T Keenan
    Departments of Pediatrics and Social Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 109:40-4. 2002
    ..To determine social factors associated with increased risk of hospital admission from diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) or diabetic coma as well as risk of prolonged hospital stay...
  29. ncbi request reprint Regional variation in ICU care for pediatric patients with asthma
    Susan L Bratton
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Pediatr 147:355-61. 2005
    ..To determine adherence to guidelines for severe asthma care and evaluate regional variability in practice among pediatric intensive care units (PICU)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lower hospital mortality and complications after pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Susan L Bratton
    University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:923-7. 2008
    ..To assess protective and risk factors for mortality among pediatric patients during initial care after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and to evaluate changes in hospital mortality...
  31. ncbi request reprint The population prevalence of children receiving invasive home ventilation in Utah
    Melissa Gowans
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Utah, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:231-6. 2007
    ..The prevalence of children requiring HMV differed very little between 1996 and 2004. Moreover, the diagnoses for which children received this therapy remained constant...
  32. doi request reprint Judicial outcomes of child abuse homicide
    Hilary A Hewes
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84158, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:918-21. 2011
    ..To determine whether convictions and sentencing differ between child abuse homicide cases and adult homicide cases and to identify characteristics of the victim, suspect, or crime that influence conviction and sentencing results...
  33. ncbi request reprint Scoring systems, mortality, and problems to face: pediatric critical care trials
    Susan L Bratton
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:84-5. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Pediatric intensive care unit mortality and the oncology patient: has survival really changed?
    Heather T Keenan
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:610-1. 2005
  35. doi request reprint Evaluating the epidemiology of inflicted traumatic brain injury in infants of U.S. military families
    Margaret A K Ryan
    Department of Defense Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:S143-7. 2008
    ..Data available regarding military families in the U.S. may complement other national surveillance efforts...
  36. ncbi request reprint So hypotension is common: but what are the best treatment goals for kids with severe traumatic brain injury?
    Susan L Bratton
    Crit Care Med 33:2711-2. 2005

Research Grants2

  1. Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury
    Heather Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to publications, data from this mentored research will be used to develop additional, independent research awards. ..
  2. Perceptions of Social Risk in Medical Child Abuse Evaluation
    Heather T Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will address whether physician bias influences the evaluation or diagnosis of physical child abuse. ..