Perla A Vargas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship of body mass index with asthma indicators in head start children
    Perla A Vargas
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock 72202 3591, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:22-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of children with asthma who are enrolled in a Head Start program
    Perla A Vargas
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202 3591, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:499-504. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptom profile and asthma control in school-aged children
    Perla A Vargas
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:787-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint School-based asthma case finding: the Arkansas experience
    Perla A Vargas
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Slot 512 26, AR 72202 3591, USA
    J Sch Health 76:223-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among children presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma: a multicenter study
    Perla A Vargas
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202 3591, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:646-55. 2007
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of asthma prevalence and morbidity between rural and urban schoolchildren in Arkansas
    Robbie D Pesek
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:125-31. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Underdiagnosed and uncontrolled asthma: findings in rural schoolchildren from the Delta region of Arkansas
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:375-81. 2008
  8. pmc Development and validation of educational materials for food allergy
    Scott H Sicherer
    Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr 160:651-6. 2012
  9. pmc Food allergy educational needs of pediatric dietitians: a survey by the Consortium of Food Allergy Research
    Marion E Groetch
    Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:259-64. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Classroom aeroallergen exposure in Arkansas head start centers
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:358-63. 2008

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship of body mass index with asthma indicators in head start children
    Perla A Vargas
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock 72202 3591, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 99:22-8. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship of body mass index (BMI) and asthma indicators on children with asthma in a Head Start (HS) program...
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of children with asthma who are enrolled in a Head Start program
    Perla A Vargas
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, AR 72202 3591, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:499-504. 2004
    ..Despite the significant asthma burden in preschool children, few studies characterize this population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptom profile and asthma control in school-aged children
    Perla A Vargas
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children s Hospital, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202 3591, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:787-93. 2006
    ..Children with poorly controlled asthma are at high risk of airway remodeling, sleep disruption, school absenteeism, and limited participation in activities...
  4. ncbi request reprint School-based asthma case finding: the Arkansas experience
    Perla A Vargas
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Center for Applied Research and Evaluation, Slot 512 26, AR 72202 3591, USA
    J Sch Health 76:223-6. 2006
    ..Improved systems for case identification of children with asthma are needed in schools. Efforts should focus on strategies to improve asthma control...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke among children presenting to the emergency department with acute asthma: a multicenter study
    Perla A Vargas
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72202 3591, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:646-55. 2007
    ..The frequency of ETS exposure suggests that the ED may be an appropriate venue to engage caregivers of children with asthma in asthma education and smoking cessation efforts...
  6. doi request reprint A comparison of asthma prevalence and morbidity between rural and urban schoolchildren in Arkansas
    Robbie D Pesek
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 104:125-31. 2010
    ..Asthma disproportionately affects minority and low-income children. Investigations that focus on high-risk pediatric populations outside the inner city are limited...
  7. doi request reprint Underdiagnosed and uncontrolled asthma: findings in rural schoolchildren from the Delta region of Arkansas
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:375-81. 2008
    ..Studies of asthma in school-aged rural children in the United States are limited, and there are no studies of high-risk pediatric populations in rural environments...
  8. pmc Development and validation of educational materials for food allergy
    Scott H Sicherer
    Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr 160:651-6. 2012
    ..To develop and validate a food allergy educational program...
  9. pmc Food allergy educational needs of pediatric dietitians: a survey by the Consortium of Food Allergy Research
    Marion E Groetch
    Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:259-64. 2010
    ..To determine pediatric dietitians' self-reported proficiency, educational needs, and preferences regarding food allergy (FA) management...
  10. doi request reprint Classroom aeroallergen exposure in Arkansas head start centers
    Tamara T Perry
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital Research Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 100:358-63. 2008
    ..The impact of preschool environmental conditions on classroom aeroallergen concentrations is not fully understood...
  11. ncbi request reprint Access to spacers and peak flow meters among medicaid patients with asthma
    James S Magee
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Asthma 39:687-91. 2002
    ..Only 64% of the pharmacies licensed to accept Medicaid for DME provide this service. We postulate that improving DME licensing and claims reimbursement will impact medication compliance, as well as asthma morbidity and mortality...
  12. doi request reprint Food allergy education for school nurses: a needs assessment survey by the consortium of food allergy research
    Suzanna K Carlisle
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    J Sch Nurs 26:360-7. 2010
    ..Nurses reported a high interest in obtaining educational materials in these areas and prefer video and Internet resources that could be promoted through professional organizations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multicultural medical encounters: the experience at a pediatric clinic
    Wilson J Gonzalez-Espada
    Department of Physical Science, Arkansas Tech University, USA
    J Ark Med Soc 102:227-9. 2006
    ..Both groups felt that a physician's perceptions, along with language barriers, might affect that physician's ability to fully interact with patients, but not their decision-making regarding treatment...