Rachel Difazio

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of Hip Reconstructive Surgery on Health-Related Quality of Life of Non-Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy
    Rachel Difazio
    Orthopedic Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 98:1190-8. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Incidence of skin complications and associated charges in children treated with hip spica casts for femur fractures
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:17-22. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Nursing in Russia: A "travelogue"
    Rachel Difazio
    Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 19:150-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Extremity fractures in children: when is it an emergency?
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 20:298-304. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Nonmedical out-of-pocket expenses: a hidden cost of hospitalization
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 26:78-84. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Creating a halo traction wheelchair resource manual: using the EBP approach
    Rachel Difazio
    Nursing Surgical Programs, Children s Hospital of Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 18:148-52. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Waterproof casts for immobilization of children's fractures and sprains
    Elizabeth G Shannon
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:56-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Health Related Quality of Life and Care Giver Burden Following Spinal Fusion in Children with Cerebral Palsy
    Rachel Difazio
    Orthopedic Center, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 Harvard Medical School, Director Cerebral Palsy Center, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) . 2016
  9. doi request reprint Congenital scoliosis with associated rib fusions: nursing care of patients following VEPTR insertion
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Orthop Nurs 29:4-8; quiz 9-10. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint International education: developing site visit guidelines to enhance understanding
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 01915, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 40:91-6. 2009

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Effect of Hip Reconstructive Surgery on Health-Related Quality of Life of Non-Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy
    Rachel Difazio
    Orthopedic Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 98:1190-8. 2016
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  2. doi request reprint Incidence of skin complications and associated charges in children treated with hip spica casts for femur fractures
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:17-22. 2011
    ..This study's purposes were to: (1) determine the rate of skin complications in children treated with spica casts for femur fractures, (2) identify predictors, and (3) calculate the charges associated with skin complications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nursing in Russia: A "travelogue"
    Rachel Difazio
    Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 19:150-6. 2004
    ..The background information about Russian nursing is an example of collaborative work among Rachel, Diane, and their Russian colleague, Marina, a pediatrics nurse from St. Petersburg, Russia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Extremity fractures in children: when is it an emergency?
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 20:298-304. 2005
    ..A case study is used to describe a fracture that requires emergent intervention. The role of the pediatric orthopaedic nurse practitioner in the emergency department, inpatient, and outpatient setting is also illustrated...
  5. doi request reprint Nonmedical out-of-pocket expenses: a hidden cost of hospitalization
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 26:78-84. 2011
    ..Health care workers and policy makers must gain a better understanding of these realities. This article will discuss NOOPEs, provide a case study for illustration, and discuss strategies for nurses to assist families...
  6. ncbi request reprint Creating a halo traction wheelchair resource manual: using the EBP approach
    Rachel Difazio
    Nursing Surgical Programs, Children s Hospital of Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 18:148-52. 2003
    ..This project was an interdisciplinary effort orchestrated by the surgical programs nurses at Boston Children's Hospital...
  7. ncbi request reprint Waterproof casts for immobilization of children's fractures and sprains
    Elizabeth G Shannon
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:56-9. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Health Related Quality of Life and Care Giver Burden Following Spinal Fusion in Children with Cerebral Palsy
    Rachel Difazio
    Orthopedic Center, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 Harvard Medical School, Director Cerebral Palsy Center, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) . 2016
    ..Prospective longitudinal cohort OBJECTIVE.: Evaluate changes in caregivers' perceptions of health related quality of life (HRQOL) and caregiver burden in children with severe cerebral palsy (CP) following spinal fusion...
  9. doi request reprint Congenital scoliosis with associated rib fusions: nursing care of patients following VEPTR insertion
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Orthop Nurs 29:4-8; quiz 9-10. 2010
    ..This article explains TIS, discusses surgical treatment, and highlights unique aspects of postoperative nursing care. A case study is used for further explanation...
  10. ncbi request reprint International education: developing site visit guidelines to enhance understanding
    Rachel Difazio
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 01915, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 40:91-6. 2009
    ..It is hoped the examples will be useful in planning site visits for other international educational activities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bullying, harassment, and horizontal violence in the nursing workforce: the state of the science
    Judith A Vessey
    Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 28:133-57. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Postoperative Complications After Hip Surgery in Patients With Cerebral Palsy: A Retrospective Matched Cohort Study
    Rachel Difazio
    Orthopedic Center, Boston Children s Hospital Boston Children s Hospital, Boston William F Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
    J Pediatr Orthop 36:56-62. 2016
    ..In addition, we evaluated the risk factors for complications and the number and cost of additional visits, hospital admissions, and repeat surgeries due to complications...
  13. doi request reprint Pediatric Orthopaedic Providers' Views on Transition From Pediatric to Adult Care
    Laurie N Fishman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Department of Orthopedics, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA
    J Pediatr Orthop 36:e75-80. 2016
    ..We sought the pediatric orthopaedic perspective on types of patients seen into adulthood, age cut-offs, triggers for transfer, and barriers to transition. We examined provider demographic factors that may influence perspectives...