Genomes and Genes
Summary: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
Publications200 found, 100 shown here
- Age terminology during the perinatal periodWilliam A Engle
Pediatrics 114:1362-4. 2004....
- The use of focus groups in the development of the PROMIS pediatrics item bankTasanee R Walsh
School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tate Turner Kuralt Bldg, CB 3550, 325 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
Qual Life Res 17:725-35. 2008..We used this information in the development of patient-reported outcome items for the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Pediatrics project.
- Core outcome domains and measures for pediatric acute and chronic/recurrent pain clinical trials: PedIMMPACT recommendationsPatrick J McGrath
Dalhousie University and IWK Health Center, Halifax, Canada
J Pain 9:771-83. 2008..Specific measures or measurement strategies were recommended for different age groups for each domain...
- Pediatricians' weight assessment and obesity management practicesJeannie S Huang
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
BMC Pediatr 9:19. 2009..Clinician adherence to obesity screening guidelines from United States health agencies remains suboptimal. This study explored how personal and career demographics influence pediatricians' weight assessment and management practices...
- Prediction of drug clearance in children: impact of allometric exponents, body weight, and ageIftekhar Mahmood
From the Office of Clinical Pharmacology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Ther Drug Monit 29:271-8. 2007..75 should be replaced by the exponent of the allometric equation developed for that drug...
- Proposals for model-based paediatric medicinal development within the current European Union regulatory frameworkEfthymios Manolis
Scientific Advice and Orphan Drugs, European Medicines Agency, London, UK
Br J Clin Pharmacol 68:493-501. 2009..The objective is to open the discussion between industry, academia, paediatricians and regulators on the optimal use of M&S in paediatric medicinal development...
- Pharmacokinetic predictions in children by using the physiologically based pharmacokinetic modellingF Bouzom
Technologie Servier, 27 rue Eugene Vignat, BP 11749, 45007 Orléans Cedex 1, France
Fundam Clin Pharmacol 22:579-87. 2008..From different examples, the application of this modelling approach is discussed as a possible and valuable method to minimize the ethical and technical difficulties of conducting research in children...
- Variation in standards of research compensation and child assent practices: a comparison of 69 institutional review board-approved informed permission and assent forms for 3 multicenter pediatric clinical trialsMichael B Kimberly
Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 117:1706-11. 2006....
- Addressing parental smoking in pediatrics and family practice: a national survey of parentsJonathan P Winickoff
MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Program, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Pediatrics 112:1146-51. 2003..No prior parent surveys have assessed national rates of screening and counseling for parental tobacco use in the context of their child's visit to primary care...
- Development of medicines for children in Europe: ethical implicationsAgnes Saint Raymond
European Medicines Agency, 7 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London E144HB, UK
Paediatr Respir Rev 6:45-51. 2005..Future European paediatric regulations should encourage the development of medicines in high-quality ethical research and ensure availability of information to the public...
- Impact of a health maintenance organization hospitalist system in academic pediatricsChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatrics 110:720-8. 2002..We wanted to determine whether a health maintenance organization's (HMO's) implementation of a pediatric hospitalist system affected LOS, costs, mortality, readmission rate, follow-up rate, and parents' ratings of care...
- Recommendations of 2nd National Consultative Meeting of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) on polio eradication and improvement of routine immunizationVipin M Vashishtha
Indian Pediatr 45:367-78. 2008..wild poliovirus (WPV) transmission, particularly type 3 in northern India necessitated the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) to convene a National Consultative Meeting to review its earlier recommendations on polio eradication and ..
- Population approaches in paediatricsEtienne Chatelut
Institut Claudius Regaud, EA3035 Université de Toulouse, F 31052 Toulouse Cedex, France
Fundam Clin Pharmacol 22:575-8. 2008..Examples of PK and PK-pharmacodynamic (PK-PD) studies will be finally given. The number of population PK studies published still exceeds largely those of PK-PD...
- Well-child visits in the video age: pediatricians and the American Academy of Pediatrics' guidelines for children's media useDouglas A Gentile
Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, W112 Lagomarcino Hall, Ames, IA 50011 3180, USA
Pediatrics 114:1235-41. 2004..The goal of this study was to evaluate awareness of, agreement with, and implementation of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) media use guidelines among pediatricians...
- Evaluation of drugs in pediatrics using K-PD models: perspectivesM Tod
Department of Pharmacy toxicology, CHU Cochin Saint Vincent de Paul, 75014 Paris, France
Fundam Clin Pharmacol 22:589-94. 2008..K-PD models have already demonstrated their usefulness in animal and adult studies. They are very attractive for pediatric studies and they should facilitate the assessment of drug efficacy and safety...
- Integration of modelling and simulation into the development of intravenous busulfan in paediatrics: an industrial experienceL Nguyen
Institut de Recherche Pierre Fabre, Castres, France
Fundam Clin Pharmacol 22:599-604. 2008..Over 80% of the children were within the desired plasma exposure window, and the initial PK model was validated on the confirmatory dataset...
- Teaching beliefs of medical educators: perspectives on clinical teaching in pediatricsEdward W Taylor
Penn State University, Harrisburg, Middletown, PA, USA
Med Teach 29:371-6. 2007..Given the lack of research on how medical educators in clinical settings view their teaching, the purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the teaching beliefs of faculty in a pediatrics department in a college of medicine.
- Minutes from the round table held in Paris on July 6, 2007: 'Contribution of modelling in the paediatric drug development'Christian Laveille
Exprimo NV, Mechelen, Belgium
Fundam Clin Pharmacol 22:609-12. 2008....
- General pediatrics resident perspectives on training decisions and career choiceGary L Freed
Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
Pediatrics 123:S26-30. 2009Little is known regarding at what point during the training period residents in pediatrics make decisions on their future career choices...
- Conducting clinical trials in pediatricsDuncan Macrae
Royal Brompton Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Crit Care Med 37:S136-9. 2009..Involvement of children and parents in the development of clinical trials is recommended and valued both by ethical review boards and patient/parent support organizations...
- Generalist-subspecialist communication for children with chronic conditions: a regional physician surveyChristopher J Stille
Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
Pediatrics 112:1314-20. 2003..To identify target areas for interventions to improve communication between pediatric generalists (PCPs) and pediatric subspecialists (SPs) in the outpatient care of children with chronic conditions...
- Developing paediatric medicines: identifying the needs and recognizing the challengesTerry B Ernest
GlaxoSmithKline R and D, Park Road, Ware, Herts SG12 0DP, UK
J Pharm Pharmacol 59:1043-55. 2007..Additionally, some commonly used excipients may be unsuitable for use in children; and some dosage forms may be undesirable to the paediatric population...
- The Internet is valid and reliable for child-report: an example using the Activities Scale for Kids (ASK) and the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL)Nancy L Young
School of Rural and Northern Health, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 62:314-20. 2009..This study tested the impact of web administration on well-established measures of children's physical function and quality of life...
- Children in reviews: methodological issues in child-relevant evidence synthesesKristie Cramer
Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
BMC Pediatr 5:38. 2005....
- Who's calling the shots? Pediatricians' adherence to the 2001-2003 pneumococcal conjugate vaccine-shortage recommendationsKaren R Broder
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, NE, Mail Stop E 61, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Pediatrics 115:1479-87. 2005..In December 2001 and January 2002, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued PCV7-shortage recommendations, emphasizing that all health care providers decrease the number of ..
- Antimicrobial stewardship programs in pediatricsAdam L Hersh
University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1211-7. 2009To describe the prevalence, characteristics, and barriers to implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) in pediatrics.
- Age inconsistency in the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for acute otitis mediaSharon B Meropol
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 108 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 121:657-68. 2008The American Academy of Pediatrics acute otitis media guidelines could reduce antibiotic use...
- Rating authors' contributions to collaborative research: the PICNIC survey of university departments of pediatrics. Pediatric Investigators' Collaborative Network on Infections in CanadaH D Davies
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary
CMAJ 155:877-82. 1996To determine how department chairs in pediatrics rate involvement in medical research and to determine whether faculty deans' offices have written criteria for evaluating research activity when assessing candidates for promotion or tenure.
- Tobacco-related medical education and physician interventions with parents who smoke: Survey of Canadian family physicians and pediatriciansJ Charles Victor
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
Can Fam Physician 56:157-63. 2010..To examine the relationship between physicians' tobacco-related medical training and physicians' confidence in their tobacco-related skills and smoking-related interventions with parents of child patients...
- Pediatric dose selectionD R Abernethy
Office of Clinical Pharmacology, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Clin Pharmacol Ther 87:270-1. 2010Selection of a drug dose in pediatrics is generally based on no or incomplete pharmacokinetic data...
- The in silico child: using simulation to guide pediatric drug development and manage pediatric pharmacotherapyStephanie Laer
Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapy, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
J Clin Pharmacol 49:889-904. 2009Significant gains have been made in the appreciation of pediatrics as an important population in which rationale pharmacotherapy guidance is warranted but often currently lacking...
- Improving pediatric dosing through pediatric initiatives: what we have learnedWilliam Rodriguez
Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fisher Lane, Parklawn Building, Room 13B 45, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Pediatrics 121:530-9. 2008..The goal was to review the impact of pediatric drug studies, as measured by the improvement in pediatric dosing and other pertinent information captured in the drug labeling...
- Prescribing medications in pediatrics: concerns regarding FDA approval and pharmacokineticsEmily Novak
Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
Pediatr Nurs 33:64-70. 2007..to the "community's standard of care" is a common guideline for prescribing "off-label" in pediatrics, but must be used in combination with multiple respected pediatric resources and with full knowledge of ..
- General vs subspecialty pediatrics: factors leading to residents' career decisions over a 12-year periodMary Catherine Harris
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:212-6. 2005..the last decade, surveys of pediatric training programs have shown trends toward residents choosing careers in general pediatrics rather than in subspecialties. Most recently, there is evidence of a shift back toward subspecialty careers.
- Effects of a pharmacist-led pediatrics medication safety team on medication-error reportingJennifer L Costello
Children s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark 07112, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:1422-6. 2007The effects of a pharmacist-led pediatrics medication safety team (PMST) on the frequency and severity of medication errors reported were studied.
- Population pharmacokinetics of valsartan in pediatricsBahru Habtemariam
Modeling and Simulation, Navartis, Cambridge, USA
Drug Metab Pharmacokinet 24:145-52. 2009..The population pharmacokinetic model reveals that increase in age has minimal influence on body size dependent clearance of valsartan in children...
- A model-based approach to dose selection in early pediatric developmentM Cella
Leiden Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, Division of Pharmacology, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Clin Pharmacol Ther 87:294-302. 2010..Our analysis shows the consequences of empirical dose adjustment and the importance of priors from historical data to support dose selection in children...
- Functional magnetic resonance imaging in pediatricsM Wilke
Imaging Research Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Neuropediatrics 34:225-33. 2003..We conclude that fMRI can successfully be applied in children and holds great promise for both research and clinical purposes...
- Strategies for improving pediatric services in JapanHansheng Ding
Department of Health Administration and Policy, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
Tohoku J Exp Med 206:195-202. 2005....
- Reflections on the American Academy of Pediatrics' 2005 policy statement on "Breastfeeding and the use of human milk"Ulfat Shaikh
J Hum Lact 22:108-10. 2006
- Challenges to pediatric HIV care and treatment in South AfricaTammy Meyers
Harriet Shezi Children s Clinic, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
J Infect Dis 196:S474-81. 2007..This article delineates the challenges to pediatric HIV care in South Africa and provides some practical recommendations to improve it...
- Pharmacological research in pediatrics: From neonates to adolescentsNatella Y Rakhmanina
Division of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology, Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, N.W, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Adv Drug Deliv Rev 58:4-14. 2006..This review will give some of the history and current progress in pharmacological research and pediatric drug development...
- American Academy of Pediatrics Newborn Screening Task Force recommendations: how far have we come?Michele A Lloyd-Puryear
Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
Pediatrics 117:S194-211. 2006..Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)/Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for improving health care for all children has long been recognized...
- Clinical assessment and treatment in paediatric wards in the north-east of the United Republic of TanzaniaHugh Reyburn
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
Bull World Health Organ 86:132-9. 2008..We assessed paediatric care in the 13 public hospitals in the north-east of the United Republic of Tanzania to determine if diagnoses and treatments were consistent with current guidelines for care...
- Clinical challenges of nosocomial infections caused by antibiotic-resistant pathogens in pediatricsAlice Pong
Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Semin Pediatr Infect Dis 15:21-9. 2004..Nosocomial outbreaks caused by resistant organisms are described, and an approach to empiric therapy based on presumed pathogens, site of infection, and local resistance patterns is discussed...
- A look at the pediatrician as parent: experiences with the introduction of varicella vaccineRachel J Katz-Sidlow
Department of Pediatrics, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 5B24 Building #5, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:635-40. 2003..to 1,762 New York State pediatricians selected randomly from the membership directory of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The response rate was 43% (764/1,762); 63% of responding pediatricians were parents...
- Diet quality, nutrient intake, weight status, and feeding environments of girls meeting or exceeding the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for total dietary fatY Lee
Department of Human Development, Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
Minerva Pediatr 54:179-86. 2002The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children consume no more than 30% but no less than 20% of energy as dietary fat intake, and this recommendation is accompanied by suggestions that fat calories should be replaced by ..
- Patient/parent assessment of the quality of careCharles Darby
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
Ambul Pediatr 2:345-8. 2002....
- Medication errors in pediatrics--the octopus evading defeatJanice E Sullivan
Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
J Surg Oncol 88:182-8. 2004..It is critical to have 1) personnel trained in pediatrics to prescribe, prepare, dispense and administer medications, 2) a quality review system in place to review drug ..
- Pediatric workforce: a look at pediatric infectious diseases data from the American Board of PediatricsLinda A Althouse
American Board of Pediatrics, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
J Pediatr 150:131-3, 133.e1. 2007
- Complementary medicine in pediatrics: a review of acupuncture, homeopathy, massage, and chiropractic therapiesCora Collette Breuner
University of Washington Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 32:353-84. 2002
- How do we ensure safe prescribing for children?Helen Sammons
Academic Division of Child Health University of Nottingham, The Medical School, Derbyshire Children s Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby DE22 3DT, UK
Arch Dis Child 93:98-9. 2008
- Children's presence in research. A review of online registersC Pandolfini
Laboratory for Mother and Child Health, Department of Public Health, Mario Negri Pharmacological Research Institute, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:873-80. 2009..To determine how many online clinical trial registers include paediatric trial data, how much information is provided, ease of searching for paediatric trials and the accessibility of paediatric trial data in general...
- Adolescent medicine training in pediatric residency programsHarriette B Fox
National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, Washington, DC 20006, USA
Pediatrics 125:165-72. 2010..The aim of this study was to provide an assessment of pediatric residency training in adolescent medicine...
- Improving informed consent: suggestions from parents of children with leukemiaMichelle L Eder
Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon, USA
Pediatrics 119:e849-59. 2007..The objective of this study was to report suggestions for improving the informed consent process from the perspective of parents of children with leukemia...
- Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelinesErinn T Rhodes
Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 46:491-504. 2007..Specialty differences in dietary recommendations, referrals, and barriers to treatment were identified. Pediatric overweight management guidelines should consider specialty differences and be accessible to all pediatric care providers...
- How revealing are insertable loop recorders in pediatrics?Patricia A Frangini
Department of Cardiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:338-43. 2008..We sought to determine the diagnostic utility of the Reveal ILR (Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, USA) in pediatric patients...
- Team training: implications for emergency and critical care pediatricsWalter J Eppich
Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 20:255-60. 2008..This paper provides a review of the literature on team training with specific emphasis on the perspectives of emergency and critical care pediatricians...
- Family-centered multidisciplinary rounds enhance the team approach in pediatricsPaul Rosen
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15201, USA
Pediatrics 123:e603-8. 2009....
- [Epidemiology of nosocomial infections in pediatrics]J Raymond
Service Microbiologie, Hopital Saint Vincent de Paul, 82, avenue Saint Vincent de Paul, 75674 Paris, France
Pathol Biol (Paris) 48:879-84. 2000The overall incidence of nosocomial infections (NI) in pediatrics ranges between 2.3% to 12.6%. They have great variations according to age (7-12% under 1 year of age vs 1...
- Obesity prevention in pediatrics: A pilot pediatric resident curriculum intervention on nutrition and obesity education and counselingJose L Gonzalez
Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Children s Hospital, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 98:1483-8. 2006..The most cost-effective method of approaching this obesity epidemic is through education of health professionals...
- A multifaceted intervention to improve health worker adherence to integrated management of childhood illness guidelines in BeninAlexander K Rowe
Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop F22, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
Am J Public Health 99:837-46. 2009....
- [Assessment of the reasons prompting a first echocardiography in children: a Lebanese multicenter study]Ghassan Chehab
Départements de Pédiatrie, CHU Hôtel Dieu de France, Achrafieh Beyrouth and Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Jnah Grand Beyrouth, Liban
J Med Liban 55:2-10. 2007..To study the different indications behind performance of a first Doppler echocardiography (DE) in children, to assess the results and their impact on the residency teaching program in Lebanon...
- Comparison of indicators for a primary care medical home between children with autism or asthma and other special health care needs: National Survey of Children's HealthAllison E Brachlow
Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:399-405. 2007..to which parents of children with autism compared with parents of children with asthma or other special health care needs report receiving primary care for their child consistent with the American Academy of Pediatrics medical home model.
- Pediatric physical therapists' perceptions of their training in assistive technologyToby M Long
Division of Physical Therapy, Center for Child and Human Development, Georgetown University, Box 571485, 3300 Whitehaven St NW, Suite 3300, Washington, DC 20057 1485, USA
Phys Ther 88:629-39. 2008..The purpose of this study was to determine the perceived adequacy of previous training in AT, specific training needs, preferred methods of training, and the confidence level of pediatric physical therapists in providing AT...
- [Regional organization for intensive care in children, need for maintenance of competence in paediatric anaesthesia and intensive care]P Courreges
Service d anesthésie pédiatrique, hôpital pédiatrique Saint Antoine, BP 255, 59019 Lille Cedex, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 25:445-50. 2006..Anaesthetic competences necessary to the achievement of this mission and the means of maintaining these later are analyzed and compared with some foreign experiments...
- How do physicians immunize their own children? Differences among pediatricians and nonpediatriciansKlara M Posfay-Barbe
Centre for Vaccinology and Neonatal Immunology, Department of Pathology Immunology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Pediatrics 116:e623-33. 2005..Physicians are known to exert a direct influence on immunization rates by answering questions and clarifying misconceptions. Yet, it is unknown how they immunize their own children...
- Out-of-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest: an epidemiologic review and assessment of current knowledgeAaron J Donoghue
Division of Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Ann Emerg Med 46:512-22. 2005..We systematically summarize pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest epidemiology and assess knowledge of effects of specific out-of-hospital interventions...
- Pediatric workforce: a look at pediatric hematology-oncology data from the American Board of PediatricsLinda A Althouse
American Board of Pediatrics, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
J Pediatr 148:436-437. 2006
- Pediatric critical care community survey of knowledge and attitudes toward therapeutic hypothermia in comatose children after cardiac arrestIkram U Haque
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:7-14. 2006..Pediatric studies are needed to assess the safety, feasibility, and effectiveness of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest and other causes of brain injury...
- Issues in pediatric palliative care: understanding familiesAbraham S Bartell
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
J Palliat Care 21:165-72. 2005..Family-focused grief therapy is one model, used with both adolescent and adult families, that has promise for the field. The time has surely arrived for palliative medicine to focus on family-based research...
- Comparison of two rapid tests for detecting group A streptococcal pharyngitis in the pediatric population at wright-patterson air force baseMygleetus Wright
88th Medical Operations Squadron Commander, Pediatric Flight, Medical Center, Wright Patterson Medical Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433, USA
Mil Med 172:644-6. 2007..Therefore, future comparative studies need to be performed to find a rapid antigen test with sensitivity comparable to that of throat culture, for use at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base pediatric clinic...
- Medical education and quality of care in the pediatric emergency department setting: a combined modelWalid Kaddan
Unit of Emergency Medicine, Schneider Children's Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikva, Israel
Eur J Emerg Med 13:139-43. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: A combined program of medical education/quality assurance-improvement in the emergency department is feasible and seems to contribute to improved medical services and patient care...
- [The use of complementary and alternative medicine in children at a general paediatric clinic and parental reasons for use]A M Vlieger
St Antonius Ziekenhuis, Nieuwegein
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:625-30. 2006..To determine the prevalence of and reasons for the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in paediatric patients, and to determine the parental need for appropriate information from their paediatrician...
- Rethinking well-child care in the United States: an international comparisonAlice A Kuo
Department of Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
Pediatrics 118:1692-702. 2006..Comparison of the United States with other countries' delivery systems may highlight different assumptions as well as structural approaches for consideration...
- The future of pediatric researchThomas F Boat
Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH, USA
J Pediatr 151:S21-7. 2007..Rapid improvement of child health outcomes also will be realized through robust health services research in pediatrics, including the application of rigorous quality improvement science that documents and disseminates successful ..
- Comparing perceptions of training for medicine-pediatrics and categorically trained physiciansGary L Freed
Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0456, USA
Pediatrics 118:1104-8. 2006....
- Effect of hospital characteristics on outcomes from pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a report from the national registry of cardiopulmonary resuscitationAaron J Donoghue
Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 118:995-1001. 2006....
- Psychotropic medication in children: a study from the NetherlandsE Schirm
Groningen Institute for Drug Exploration (GUIDE, University of Groningen, University Centre for Pharmacy, Section of Social Pharmacy and Pharmacoepidemiology, Groningen, The Netherlands
Pediatrics 108:E25. 2001..However, the increase in Dutch stimulant use agrees with the previously reported 2.5-fold increase in the United States and shows that the increased use of stimulants is not limited to the United States...
- Comparing patients seen in pediatric resident continuity clinics and national ambulatory medical care survey practices: a study from the continuity research networkJanet R Serwint
Ambulatory Pediatric Association, McLean, Virginia, USA
Pediatrics 118:e849-58. 2006..The goal was to compare visit data from Continuity Research Network practices with data for a nationally representative sample of pediatric visits in practice settings from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey...
- Medicaid and physician reimbursementMark Rosenberg
Committee on Federal Government Affairs, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Children's Healthcare Associates, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pediatrics 118:808-9. 2006
- Children in taxis: an opportunity for pediatricians and emergency physicians to save lives?Reza Keshavarz
North General Hospital, New York, NY 10035, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 22:704-9. 2006..The aim of this study was to assess the level of knowledge and compliance of parents with children presenting for emergency care of the National Highway and Traffic Association safety seat guidelines in private cars and taxicabs...
- Pediatric head trauma: changes in use of computed tomography in emergency departments in the United States over timeCharles D Blackwell
Department of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:320-4. 2007..We sought to describe the use of computed tomography (CT) over time in the treatment of children with acute closed head trauma in US EDs...
- Use of a single-question screening tool to detect hunger in families attending a neighborhood health centerRonald E Kleinman
Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Nutrition Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02114, USA
Ambul Pediatr 7:278-84. 2007..To examine the use and accuracy of a brief screening tool to identify family hunger, administered in an inner-city primary health care setting and the use of food assistance programs by families in this setting...
- Health literacy and pediatric healthH Shonna Yin
Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 37:258-86. 2007
- Patient and hospital correlates of clinical outcomes and resource utilization in severe pediatric sepsisFolafoluwa O Odetola
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Pediatrics 119:487-94. 2007..Our goal was to describe patient and hospital characteristics associated with in-hospital mortality, length of stay, and charges for critically ill children with severe sepsis...
- Canadian pediatric gastroenterology workforce: current status, concerns and future projectionsVeronique Morinville
McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada
Can J Gastroenterol 21:653-64. 2007..The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Pediatric Committee performed a survey to determine characteristics and future plans of the Canadian pediatric gastroenterology workforce and trainees...
- Special requirements of electronic health record systems in pediatricsS Andrew Spooner
Pediatrics 119:631-7. 2007..The American Academy of Pediatrics believes that if the functions described in this document are supported in all electronic health record systems, ..
- Pediatric liver transplant recipients: mortality analysis over 20 yearsRobert J Profumo
Community Care Plus, St Louis, MO 63132, USA
J Insur Med 38:3-8. 2006..Biliary atresia is the most common pediatric indication, and these recipients do better than those with other types of liver disease. Most deaths occur in the first post-transplant year, with infection being the largest cause...
- Pediatric CT scan usage in Japan: results of a hospital surveyNader Ghotbi
Department of Molecular Medicine, Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 12 4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8523, Japan
Radiat Med 24:560-7. 2006....
- What if pediatric residents could bill for their outpatient services?M Ng
Department of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 108:827-34. 2001....
- Annual report on health care for children and youth in the United States: focus on injury-related emergency department utilization and expendituresPamela L Owens
Agency for Healthcare, Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
Ambul Pediatr 8:219-240.e17. 2008..To examine state differences in children's utilization of injury-related emergency department (ED) care across 14 states, benchmarking aggregate state estimates against national expenditure estimates for outpatient injury-related ED care...
- The Pediatric Alliance for Coordinated Care: evaluation of a medical home modelJudith S Palfrey
Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 113:1507-16. 2004The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a medical home for children with special health care needs (CSHCN)...
- Pediatric continuing education for EMTs: recommendations for content, method, and frequency. The National Council of State Emergency Medical Services Training CoordinatorsDon Wood
The National Council of State Emergency Medical Services Training Coordinators, Inc, Falls Church, VA 22046-4527, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 20:269-72. 2004
- Pediatric continuing education for emergency medical technicians. The National Council of State Emergency Medical Services Training CoordinatorsDon Wood
The Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, The National Council of State EMS Training Coordinators, Inc, Falls Church, VA 22046-4527, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 20:261-8. 2004
- An analysis of patient care questions asked by pediatricians at an academic medical centerDonna M D'Alessandro
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
Ambul Pediatr 4:18-23. 2004..General pediatricians' information needs are not presently well characterized in the literature...
- Which physicians are providing health care to America's children? Trends and changes during the past 20 yearsGary L Freed
Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, The Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0456, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:22-6. 2004....
- Clinical examination in paediatrics at final MBBS: views of children and their parentsJithangi Kudalugoda Arachchi
Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
Ceylon Med J 48:12-4. 2003..CONCLUSIONS: Several aspects of the clinical component of the final examination in paediatrics for medical undergraduates need to be improved to minimise the inconvenience experienced by the children and their parents...
- What's new in pediatric orthopaedicsJohn F Sarwark
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:976-81. 2003
- Improved survival with hospitalists in a pediatric intensive care unitPatricia A Tenner
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, 78229, USA
Crit Care Med 31:847-52. 2003..Shorter length of stay with the hospitalist model also may reflect improved quality of care...
- Parents' stories of sensitive and insensitive care by paediatricians in the time leading up to and including diagnostic disclosure of a life-limiting condition in their childRuth Davies
Department of Child Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales
Child Care Health Dev 29:77-82. 2003..This study explored parents' experiences of care by paediatricians in the time leading up to and including diagnostic disclosure of a life-limiting condition in their child...
- ADMINISTRATIVE COREEve J Higginbotham; Fiscal Year: 2009..from five clinical departments (Internal Medicine, Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Family Medicine and Pediatrics) are pursuing rigorous didactic coursework and mentored research projects in the following areas: External ..
- Human embryonic stem cell-derived neural crest stem cells and Hirschsprung diseaSEAN MORRISON; Fiscal Year: 2009..E.</author></authors></contributors><auth-address>Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390-..
- Human embryonic stem cell-derived neural crest stem cells and Hirschsprung diseaSean J Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2010..E.</author></authors></contributors><auth-address>Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390-..
- EMERGING AND TROPICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASESAlan Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2007..components of the medical and graduate schools (pathology, microbiology and immunology, internal medicine, pediatrics, preventive medicine and community health, and human biological chemistry and genetics)...
- National surveillance of emerging MDR in pediatric Enterobacteriaceae infectionsDANIELLE M contact ZERR; Fiscal Year: 2010..much less is known about the epidemiology of multi-drug resistance in Gram-negative organisms, particularly in pediatrics. Our preliminary data demonstrate statistically significant and very worrisome increases in plasmid-borne, broad-..
- Interactive ELSI Curriculum for Primary Care ResidentsMichael Wilkes; Fiscal Year: 2005..a web-based curriculum on the ELSI related to genetics for primary care residents in internal medicine and pediatrics. METHODOLOGY: Over three years, we will build a web-based curriculum on ELSI issues related to genetics with a ..
- MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITSJon Tyson; Fiscal Year: 2003..and Public Health, Director of the Center for Population Health and Evidence-Based Medicine, and a Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Epidemiology at UT Houston...
- Improving and Streamlining Screening and Diagnosis of ASD at 18-24 Months of AgeAmy Wetherby; Fiscal Year: 2009..The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all children be screened with an ASD-specific screening tool at 18- and 24- months...
- Intracellular disposition of AZT in lymphocytes: New tools for clinical pediatriLE VUONG; Fiscal Year: 2007..There is very little known about the drug disposition of nucleoside/nucleotide analogs in pediatrics populations; given the magnitude and frequency to which the youngest of children globally are exposure to these ..
- A Web-based Tool for Assessing and Addressing Mental Health of Young ChildrenBarbara Howard; Fiscal Year: 2007National guidelines (e. g., American Academy of Pediatrics, 2002; New Freedom Commission, 2003) call for primary care clinicians to screen for and triage problems related to mental health, development, and family functioning...