pediatrics

Summary

Summary: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi PedsQL 4.0: reliability and validity of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory version 4.0 generic core scales in healthy and patient populations
    J W Varni
    Center for Child Health Outcomes, Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Med Care 39:800-12. 2001
  2. ncbi International pediatric sepsis consensus conference: definitions for sepsis and organ dysfunction in pediatrics
    Brahm Goldstein
    FCCM Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:2-8. 2005
  3. pmc PROMIS Pediatric Pain Interference Scale: an item response theory analysis of the pediatric pain item bank
    James W Varni
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture, Texas A and M University, 3137 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843 3137, USA
    J Pain 11:1109-19. 2010
  4. pmc An item response analysis of the pediatric PROMIS anxiety and depressive symptoms scales
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:595-607. 2010
  5. pmc Factors influencing agreement between child self-report and parent proxy-reports on the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL) generic core scales
    Joanne Cremeens
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:58. 2006
  6. doi Integration strategies for using virtual patients in clinical clerkships
    Norman Berman
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Acad Med 84:942-9. 2009
  7. doi Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with cancer and general and specialty pediatrics
    Janice Post-White
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA postw001 umn edu
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 26:7-15. 2009
  8. pmc Health related quality of life of Iranian children with type 1 diabetes: reliability and validity of the Persian version of the PedsQL™ Generic Core Scales and Diabetes Module
    Peyman Jafari
    Department of Biostatistics, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:104. 2011
  9. pmc Sampling plan and patient characteristics of the PROMIS pediatrics large-scale survey
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7294, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:585-94. 2010
  10. ncbi Childhood vaccine risk/benefit communication in private practice office settings: a national survey
    T C Davis
    Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E17. 2001

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Publications257 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi PedsQL 4.0: reliability and validity of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory version 4.0 generic core scales in healthy and patient populations
    J W Varni
    Center for Child Health Outcomes, Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Med Care 39:800-12. 2001
    ..The PedsQL 4.0 Generic Core Scales consist of 23 items applicable for healthy school and community populations, as well as pediatric populations with acute and chronic health conditions...
  2. ncbi International pediatric sepsis consensus conference: definitions for sepsis and organ dysfunction in pediatrics
    Brahm Goldstein
    FCCM Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:2-8. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc PROMIS Pediatric Pain Interference Scale: an item response theory analysis of the pediatric pain item bank
    James W Varni
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture, Texas A and M University, 3137 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843 3137, USA
    J Pain 11:1109-19. 2010
    ..A simulated CAT was computed that provides the most information at 5 possible score locations (30, 40, 50, 60, and 70 on the T-score metric)...
  4. pmc An item response analysis of the pediatric PROMIS anxiety and depressive symptoms scales
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:595-607. 2010
    ..The PROMIS pediatrics (aged 8-17) project focuses on the development of item banks across several health domains (physical function, ..
  5. pmc Factors influencing agreement between child self-report and parent proxy-reports on the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL) generic core scales
    Joanne Cremeens
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:58. 2006
    ....
  6. doi Integration strategies for using virtual patients in clinical clerkships
    Norman Berman
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    Acad Med 84:942-9. 2009
    ....
  7. doi Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with cancer and general and specialty pediatrics
    Janice Post-White
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA postw001 umn edu
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 26:7-15. 2009
    ..reasons, and factors influencing use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in general and specialty pediatrics within the same geographic area. Of the 281 surveys completed, CAM use was higher in children with epilepsy (61...
  8. pmc Health related quality of life of Iranian children with type 1 diabetes: reliability and validity of the Persian version of the PedsQL™ Generic Core Scales and Diabetes Module
    Peyman Jafari
    Department of Biostatistics, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:104. 2011
    ..0 Generic Core Scales and the PedsQL™ 3.0 Diabetes Module...
  9. pmc Sampling plan and patient characteristics of the PROMIS pediatrics large-scale survey
    Debra E Irwin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7294, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:585-94. 2010
    ..This paper describes a large-scale administration of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) pediatric items to evaluate measurement characteristics...
  10. ncbi Childhood vaccine risk/benefit communication in private practice office settings: a national survey
    T C Davis
    Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana 71130, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E17. 2001
    ..Communication about childhood vaccine risks and benefits has been legally required in pediatric health care for over a decade. However, little is known about the actual practice of vaccine risk/benefit communication...
  11. ncbi Comparing different patterns for managing febrile children in the ED between emergency and pediatric physicians: impact on patient outcome
    Vei Ken Seow
    Emergency Department, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei 111, Taiwan
    Am J Emerg Med 25:1004-8. 2007
    ..Their impact on patient outcomes was also discussed...
  12. ncbi Peer assessment of pediatric surgeons for potential risks of radiation exposure from computed tomography scans
    Henry E Rice
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1157-64. 2007
    ..Radiology literature reports potential cancer risk from radiation exposure from computed tomography (CT). We hypothesized that pediatric surgeons' knowledge of potential risks of radiation exposure from CT scan is limited...
  13. ncbi A quality assessment of randomized clinical trials in pediatric orthopaedics
    Sukhdeep K Dulai
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:573-81. 2007
    ..Further efforts are necessary to improve the conduct and reporting of clinical trials in this field to avoid inadvertent misinformation of the clinical community...
  14. ncbi A national survey of the acceptability of quitlines to help parents quit smoking
    Jonathan P Winickoff
    MGH Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e695-700. 2006
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  15. ncbi Professionalism in pediatrics
    Mary E Fallat
    Pediatrics 120:e1123-33. 2007
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  16. ncbi Overview of the content of health supervision for young children: reports from parents and pediatricians
    Lynn M Olson
    Department of Practice and Research, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1907-16. 2004
    ..To describe the content of anticipatory guidance provided to parents of infants and toddlers and to identify primary areas of unmet need as reported by both parents and pediatricians...
  17. ncbi Age terminology during the perinatal period
    William A Engle
    Pediatrics 114:1362-4. 2004
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  18. pmc Manchester triage system in paediatric emergency care: prospective observational study
    M van Veen
    Department of Paediatrics, Erasmus Medical Centre, Sophia Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2060, 3000 CB Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 337:a1501. 2008
    ..To validate use of the Manchester triage system in paediatric emergency care...
  19. doi Antimicrobial stewardship programs in pediatrics
    Adam L Hersh
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1211-7. 2009
    To describe the prevalence, characteristics, and barriers to implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) in pediatrics.
  20. doi Ethics and professionalism in the pediatric curriculum: a survey of pediatric program directors
    Colleen Walsh Lang
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1143-51. 2009
    ..Pediatric residency program directors were surveyed to ascertain what they know about the content and process of their ethics and professionalism curricula...
  21. ncbi Children Attending Paediatricians Study: a national prospective audit of outpatient practice from the Australian Paediatric Research Network
    Harriet Hiscock
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 194:392-7. 2011
    ..To audit general paediatric outpatient practice in Australia, including consultation characteristics and management patterns, diagnoses, factors associated with diagnoses, and billing practices...
  22. doi Differences in antibiotic prescribing in paediatric outpatients
    Antonio Clavenna
    Laboratory for Mother and Child Health, Department of Public Health, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via La Masa 19, Milan, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 96:590-5. 2011
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  23. doi Quality of life in children with chronic kidney disease (with child and parent assessments)
    Necla Buyan
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Gazi University, School of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:1487-96. 2010
    ..Additionally, psychosocial counseling is crucial not only for patients with CKD but also for their parents...
  24. doi The successful integration of research and care: how pediatric oncology became the subspecialty in which research defines the standard of care
    Yoram Unguru
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, The Herman and Walter Samuelson Children s Hospital at Sinai, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:1019-25. 2011
    ..Finally, the seemingly tolerant regulatory oversight of human subjects research in the early years of childhood cancer research paradoxically helped link research with care, thus solidifying this bond for years to come...
  25. doi Patient experience in the pediatric otolaryngology clinic: does the teaching setting influence parent satisfaction?
    Emily F Boss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:59-64. 2013
    ..Patient experience scores are now recognized as a chief indicator of healthcare quality. This report compares outpatient pediatric otolaryngology patient satisfaction in the teaching and non-teaching settings...
  26. doi Paediatrician awareness of radiation dose and inherent risks in chest imaging studies--a questionnaire study
    Christoph M Heyer
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Berufgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil GmbH, Ruhr University of Bochum, Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 76:288-93. 2010
    ..To assess paediatricians' knowledge regarding radiation exposure of chest imaging...
  27. doi Prevalence of parental concerns about childhood vaccines: the experience of primary care physicians
    Allison Kempe
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:548-55. 2011
    ..Little is known about the effects of increased parental vaccine safety concerns on physicians' vaccine communication attitudes and practices...
  28. doi Sleep disorders in children: a national assessment of primary care pediatrician practices and perceptions
    Firoza Faruqui
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 128:539-46. 2011
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  29. doi Validation of weight estimation by age and length based methods in the Western Cape, South Africa population
    Heike Geduld
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Emerg Med J 28:856-60. 2011
    ..To evaluate four paediatric weight estimation methods (APLS, Luscombe and Owens, Best Guess and Broselow tape) in order to determine which are accurate for weight estimation in South African children...
  30. pmc Shared decision-making in pediatrics: a national perspective
    Alexander G Fiks
    ediatric Research Consortium, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 126:306-14. 2010
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  31. pmc A multifaceted intervention to improve health worker adherence to integrated management of childhood illness guidelines in Benin
    Alexander 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
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  32. pmc The human microbiome and its potential importance to pediatrics
    Coreen L Johnson
    Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatrics 129:950-60. 2012
    ..This review also seeks to elucidate the development of, and factors that could lead to changes in, the composition and function of the human microbiome...
  33. doi Psychometric properties of the Swedish PedsQL, Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 generic core scales
    Solveig Petersen
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 98:1504-12. 2009
    ..To study the psychometric performance of the Swedish version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) 4.0 generic core scales in a general child population in Sweden...
  34. doi Pediatric drug-trial recruitment: enticement without coercion
    Carl L Tishler
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, 1776 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43203, USA
    Pediatrics 127:949-54. 2011
    ..gov databases for updated data on current practices in pediatric participant compensation/payment. We provide recommendations for tackling current barriers to recruiting and retaining children and families in clinical trials...
  35. pmc Proposals for model-based paediatric medicinal development within the current European Union regulatory framework
    Efthymios 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...
  36. doi Core outcome domains and measures for pediatric acute and chronic/recurrent pain clinical trials: PedIMMPACT recommendations
    Patrick 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...
  37. ncbi Prediction of drug clearance in children: impact of allometric exponents, body weight, and age
    Iftekhar 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...
  38. pmc Pediatricians' weight assessment and obesity management practices
    Jeannie 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...
  39. doi Pharmacokinetic predictions in children by using the physiologically based pharmacokinetic modelling
    F 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...
  40. ncbi Satisfaction with health care for young children
    Neal Halfon
    Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1965-72. 2004
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  41. ncbi Randomized controlled trials in pediatric urology: room for improvement
    Blayne Welk
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Urology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Urol 176:306-9; discussion 309-10. 2006
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to ascertain what proportion of the body of published literature in pediatric urology is represented by randomized controlled trials. The secondary purpose was to assess the quality of these trials...
  42. doi Drug utilisation profile in the Italian paediatric population
    Antonio Clavenna
    Laboratory for Mother and Child Health, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via G La Masa 19, Milan 20156, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 168:173-80. 2009
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  43. pmc Is it time for a European formulary of paediatric medicines?
    M Bonati
    Arch Dis Child 89:890-1. 2004
  44. ncbi The role of prospective randomized clinical trials in pediatric surgery: state of the art?
    R L Moss
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1182-6. 2001
    ..This study sought to determine the role of randomized controlled trials (RCT) in the evolution of pediatric surgical practice...
  45. ncbi The think aloud method: a guide to user interface design
    Monique W M Jaspers
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, J 2 259, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Med Inform 73:781-95. 2004
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  46. ncbi Measuring the quality of preventive and developmental services for young children: national estimates and patterns of clinicians' performance
    Christina Bethell
    Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 2901, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1973-83. 2004
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  47. ncbi Hospital-reported medical errors in children
    Anthony D Slonim
    Center for Health Services and Clinical Research, Children s Research Institute, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Pediatrics 111:617-21. 2003
    ..Medical errors are an important problem for hospitalized adult inpatients. However, medical errors in children remain comparatively understudied, and published research has been relatively limited...
  48. ncbi The practice of pediatric sleep medicine: results of a community survey
    J A Owens
    Division of Pediatric Ambulatory Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E51. 2001
    ..To assess knowledge, screening, evaluation, treatment practices, and attitudes regarding sleep disorders in children and adolescents in a large sample of community-based and academic pediatricians...
  49. ncbi Professionalism in pediatrics: statement of principles
    Mary E Fallat
    Pediatrics 120:895-7. 2007
    The purpose of this statement is to delineate the concept of professionalism within the context of pediatrics and to provide a brief statement of principles to guide the behavior and professional practice of pediatricians.
  50. ncbi Make your Best Guess: an updated method for paediatric weight estimation in emergencies
    Katie Tinning
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:528-34. 2007
    ..As the average weight of Australian children has increased over the last two decades, the widely used advanced paediatric life support (APLS) method might systematically underestimate weight in paediatric patients...
  51. ncbi Pediatric CT scan usage in Japan: results of a hospital survey
    Nader 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
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  52. ncbi Are 1-2 tablets dangerous? Beta-blocker exposure in toddlers
    Jeffrey N Love
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Emerg Med 26:309-14. 2004
    ..Though the risk to the toddler exposed to 1-2 tablets appears to be extremely small, several factors mitigate the actual risk to the child and the need for triage to a health care facility...
  53. ncbi Consensus definitions proposed for pediatric multiple sclerosis and related disorders
    Lauren B Krupp
    National Pediatric MS Center, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8121, USA
    Neurology 68:S7-12. 2007
    ..Clinical, biologic, and radiographic delineation of the various monophasic and chronic childhood demyelinating disorders requires an operational classification system to facilitate prospective research studies...
  54. pmc The use of focus groups in the development of the PROMIS pediatrics item bank
    Tasanee 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.
  55. ncbi Caregiver-physician medication concordance and undertreatment of asthma among inner-city children
    Kristin A Riekert
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e214-20. 2003
    ..To assess the extent to which caregivers and their child's physician agree about the prescribed asthma medication regimen and evaluate factors associated with medication concordance...
  56. pmc Incidental findings in pediatric research
    Benjamin S Wilfond
    Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children s Hospital, WA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 36:332-40, 213. 2008
    ..The approach to incidental findings without clear and proximate benefit is challenging. Researchers should plan more limited disclosure of such incidental findings for pediatric participants than for adult participants...
  57. pmc Measuring the impact of diagnostic decision support on the quality of clinical decision making: development of a reliable and valid composite score
    Padmanabhan Ramnarayan
    Department of Paediatrics, St Mary s Hospital, London, England
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:563-72. 2003
    ..This report describes a reliable and valid scoring technique to measure the quality of clinical decision plans in an acute medical setting, where diagnostic decision support tools might prove most useful...
  58. ncbi Development of medicines for children in Europe: ethical implications
    Agnes 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...
  59. ncbi Addressing parental smoking in pediatrics and family practice: a national survey of parents
    Jonathan 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...
  60. ncbi Impact of a health maintenance organization hospitalist system in academic pediatrics
    Christopher 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...
  61. ncbi 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 trials
    Michael B Kimberly
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:1706-11. 2006
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  62. doi Quality of life of children and adolescents from São Paulo: reliability and validity of the Brazilian version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory version 4.0 Generic Core Scales
    Denise A Klatchoian
    Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo Escola Paulista de Medicina UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 84:308-15. 2008
    ..0) Generic Core Scales and measure the quality of life of healthy children and adolescents and patients with rheumatic diseases...
  63. pmc A descriptive analysis of a representative sample of pediatric randomized controlled trials published in 2007
    Michele P Hamm
    Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:96. 2010
    ..Our objectives were to provide an overview of a representative sample of pediatric RCTs published in 2007 and assess the validity of their results...
  64. ncbi Pediatric drug labeling: improving the safety and efficacy of pediatric therapies
    Rosemary Roberts
    Office of Counter Terrorism and Pediatric Drug Development, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD 20855, USA
    JAMA 290:905-11. 2003
    ..In 1997, Congress passed the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act (FDAMA), which encouraged pediatric drug development by providing an incentive in the form of additional marketing exclusivity...
  65. ncbi Deaths attributed to pediatric complex chronic conditions: national trends and implications for supportive care services
    C Feudtner
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, USA
    Pediatrics 107:E99. 2001
    ..We do not know, however, the extent of this population or how it is changing over time...
  66. ncbi [Sociodemographic characteristics in the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS) - operationalisation and public health significance, taking as an example the assessment of general state of health]
    M Lange
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:578-89. 2007
    ..Furthermore, we illustrate the public health relevance of the observed group differences using the example of an important health indicator: parents' evaluation of their children's general state of health...
  67. doi Infantile spasms: a U.S. consensus report
    John M Pellock
    Division of Child Neurology, Department of Neurology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Epilepsia 51:2175-89. 2010
    ..Differences of opinion among ISWG members occurred in areas where data were lacking; however, this article represents a consensus of the U.S. approach to the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of IS...
  68. pmc Clinical assessment and treatment in paediatric wards in the north-east of the United Republic of Tanzania
    Hugh 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...
  69. ncbi Quality-adjusted life-years lack quality in pediatric care: a critical review of published cost-utility studies in child health
    Ingolf Griebsch
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 115:e600-14. 2005
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  70. pmc Determinants of the drug utilization profile in the paediatric population in Italy's Lombardy Region
    Antonio Clavenna
    Department of Public Health, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:565-71. 2009
    ..To evaluate the intraregional differences in drug prescribing to children and adolescents...
  71. ncbi Recommendations of 2nd National Consultative Meeting of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) on polio eradication and improvement of routine immunization
    Vipin 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 ..
  72. doi Screening for maternal depression in primary care pediatrics
    Hiroki Mishina
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0503, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:789-93. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review and assess recently developed screening tools...
  73. pmc Effect of communication style and physician-family relationships on satisfaction with pediatric chronic disease care
    Matthew P Swedlund
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1100 Delaplaine Court, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Health Commun 27:498-505. 2012
    ..05), comfort asking questions (p < 0.001), and trust (p < 0.01). This shows that both the communication style and the quality of the ongoing relationship contribute to pediatric chronic disease visit satisfaction...
  74. doi Evaluation of drugs in pediatrics using K-PD models: perspectives
    M 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...
  75. doi Integration of modelling and simulation into the development of intravenous busulfan in paediatrics: an industrial experience
    L 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...
  76. doi 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
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  77. doi General pediatrics resident perspectives on training decisions and career choice
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 123:S26-30. 2009
    Little is known regarding at what point during the training period residents in pediatrics make decisions on their future career choices...
  78. doi Pediatric dose selection
    D R Abernethy
    Office of Clinical Pharmacology, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 87:270-1. 2010
    Selection of a drug dose in pediatrics is generally based on no or incomplete pharmacokinetic data...
  79. ncbi Population pharmacokinetics of valsartan in pediatrics
    Bahru 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...
  80. pmc Children in reviews: methodological issues in child-relevant evidence syntheses
    Kristie Cramer
    Alberta Research Centre for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 5:38. 2005
    ....
  81. doi Conducting clinical trials in pediatrics
    Duncan 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...
  82. ncbi Prescribing medications in pediatrics: concerns regarding FDA approval and pharmacokinetics
    Emily 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 ..
  83. doi Improving pediatric dosing through pediatric initiatives: what we have learned
    William 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...
  84. ncbi Teaching beliefs of medical educators: perspectives on clinical teaching in pediatrics
    Edward 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.
  85. ncbi Developing paediatric medicines: identifying the needs and recognizing the challenges
    Terry 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...
  86. doi Age inconsistency in the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for acute otitis media
    Sharon 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. 2008
    The American Academy of Pediatrics acute otitis media guidelines could reduce antibiotic use...
  87. doi The in silico child: using simulation to guide pediatric drug development and manage pediatric pharmacotherapy
    Stephanie Laer
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapy, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Clin Pharmacol 49:889-904. 2009
    Significant gains have been made in the appreciation of pediatrics as an important population in which rationale pharmacotherapy guidance is warranted but often currently lacking...
  88. ncbi Effects of a pharmacist-led pediatrics medication safety team on medication-error reporting
    Jennifer 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. 2007
    The effects of a pharmacist-led pediatrics medication safety team (PMST) on the frequency and severity of medication errors reported were studied.
  89. pmc Tobacco-related medical education and physician interventions with parents who smoke: Survey of Canadian family physicians and pediatricians
    J 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...
  90. doi 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...
  91. doi A model-based approach to dose selection in early pediatric development
    M 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...
  92. doi Population approaches in paediatrics
    Etienne 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...
  93. ncbi Who's calling the shots? Pediatricians' adherence to the 2001-2003 pneumococcal conjugate vaccine-shortage recommendations
    Karen 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 ..
  94. ncbi Generalist-subspecialist communication for children with chronic conditions: a regional physician survey
    Christopher 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...
  95. ncbi Well-child visits in the video age: pediatricians and the American Academy of Pediatrics' guidelines for children's media use
    Douglas 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...
  96. ncbi General vs subspecialty pediatrics: factors leading to residents' career decisions over a 12-year period
    Mary 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.
  97. pmc Rating authors' contributions to collaborative research: the PICNIC survey of university departments of pediatrics. Pediatric Investigators' Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada
    H D Davies
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Alberta Children s Hospital, University of Calgary
    CMAJ 155:877-82. 1996
    To 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.
  98. ncbi Medication errors in pediatrics--the octopus evading defeat
    Janice 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 ..
  99. doi Challenges to pediatric HIV care and treatment in South Africa
    Tammy 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...
  100. ncbi Pediatric workforce: a look at pediatric infectious diseases data from the American Board of Pediatrics
    Linda A Althouse
    American Board of Pediatrics, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    J Pediatr 150:131-3, 133.e1. 2007
  101. pmc Functional magnetic resonance imaging in pediatrics
    M 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...

Research Grants72

  1. ADMINISTRATIVE CORE
    Eve 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 ..
  2. Human embryonic stem cell-derived neural crest stem cells and Hirschsprung disea
    SEAN 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-..
  3. Human embryonic stem cell-derived neural crest stem cells and Hirschsprung disea
    Sean 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-..
  4. EMERGING AND TROPICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES
    Alan 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)...
  5. National surveillance of emerging MDR in pediatric Enterobacteriaceae infections
    DANIELLE 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-..
  6. Interactive ELSI Curriculum for Primary Care Residents
    Michael 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 ..
  7. MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITS
    Jon 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...
  8. Improving and Streamlining Screening and Diagnosis of ASD at 18-24 Months of Age
    Amy 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...
  9. Intracellular disposition of AZT in lymphocytes: New tools for clinical pediatri
    LE 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 ..
  10. A Web-based Tool for Assessing and Addressing Mental Health of Young Children
    Barbara Howard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    National 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...