Katherine Freeman

Summary

Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Snoring, mouth-breathing, and apnea trajectories in a population-based cohort followed from infancy to 81 months: a cluster analysis
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, United States
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:122-30. 2012
  2. pmc Determinants of response to a parent questionnaire about development and behaviour in 3 year olds: European multicentre study of congenital toxoplasmosis
    A Salt
    The Neurodisability Service, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    BMC Pediatr 5:21. 2005
  3. pmc Association between congenital toxoplasmosis and parent-reported developmental outcomes, concerns, and impairments, in 3 year old children
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA
    BMC Pediatr 5:23. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Issues in families of children with brain tumors
    K Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 27:843-8. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain measurement scales: a comparison of the visual analogue and faces rating scales in measuring pressure ulcer pain
    K Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 28:290-6. 2001
  6. pmc Mortality trends and disparities among racial/ethnic and sex subgroups in New York City, 1990 to 2000
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:546-54. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Childhood brain tumors: parental concerns and stressors by phase of illness
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 21:87-97. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and infant illness in low-income, minority women: a prospective cohort study of the dose-response relationship
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10467 2490, USA
    J Hum Lact 24:14-22; quiz 23-6. 2008
  9. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing in a population-based cohort: behavioral outcomes at 4 and 7 years
    Karen Bonuck
    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e857-65. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood brain tumors: children's and siblings' concerns regarding the diagnosis and phase of illness
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Montefiore Medical Center Biostatistics Unit, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 20:133-40. 2003

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Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Snoring, mouth-breathing, and apnea trajectories in a population-based cohort followed from infancy to 81 months: a cluster analysis
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, United States
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:122-30. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize phenotypes of sleep disordered breathing (SDB) in early childhood that clinicians may find useful while monitoring symptom progression and associated SDB morbidity...
  2. pmc Determinants of response to a parent questionnaire about development and behaviour in 3 year olds: European multicentre study of congenital toxoplasmosis
    A Salt
    The Neurodisability Service, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    BMC Pediatr 5:21. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine how response to a parent-completed postal questionnaire measuring development, behaviour, impairment, and parental concerns and anxiety, varies in different European centres...
  3. pmc Association between congenital toxoplasmosis and parent-reported developmental outcomes, concerns, and impairments, in 3 year old children
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA
    BMC Pediatr 5:23. 2005
    ..This information is important for counselling parents about the prognosis for an infected child and for policy decisions on screening...
  4. ncbi request reprint Issues in families of children with brain tumors
    K Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 27:843-8. 2000
    ..To determine the needs of children with brain tumors and their parents/guardians and siblings during the six stages of illness: diagnosis, hospitalization, posthospitalization, adjuvant treatment, recurrence, and terminal or reported cured...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain measurement scales: a comparison of the visual analogue and faces rating scales in measuring pressure ulcer pain
    K Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 28:290-6. 2001
    ....
  6. pmc Mortality trends and disparities among racial/ethnic and sex subgroups in New York City, 1990 to 2000
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:546-54. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Childhood brain tumors: parental concerns and stressors by phase of illness
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 21:87-97. 2004
    ..Stressors changed across phases of illness. Married respondents appeared at increased risk for stress. Further work is needed to tailor and evaluate interventions to decrease stress during illness phases...
  8. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and infant illness in low-income, minority women: a prospective cohort study of the dose-response relationship
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10467 2490, USA
    J Hum Lact 24:14-22; quiz 23-6. 2008
    ..Low exclusive breastfeeding rates and lack of coverage for health visits may be reasons for this finding...
  9. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing in a population-based cohort: behavioral outcomes at 4 and 7 years
    Karen Bonuck
    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e857-65. 2012
    ..Examine statistical effects of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) symptom trajectories from 6 months to 7 years on subsequent behavior...
  10. ncbi request reprint Childhood brain tumors: children's and siblings' concerns regarding the diagnosis and phase of illness
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Montefiore Medical Center Biostatistics Unit, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 20:133-40. 2003
    ..Consideration of problems and helpful resources will provide the framework for developing and evaluating intervention strategies at each phase of illness...
  11. ncbi request reprint The frequency of elevated blood pressure in obese minority youth
    Mala Puri
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:119-24. 2008
    ..Elevated BP was 10 times more frequent in obese minority youth, emphasizing the importance of screening for hypertension in this high-risk population...
  12. pmc Impact of socioeconomic status on ionizing radiation exposure from medical imaging in children
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Radiology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10463, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 9:799-807. 2012
    ..To characterize cumulative radiation exposure from diagnostic imaging (CEDI) in pediatric patients and to investigate its relationship to patients' socioeconomic status and comorbid medical conditions...
  13. doi request reprint Predictors of retinochoroiditis in children with congenital toxoplasmosis: European, prospective cohort study
    Katherine Freeman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1215-22. 2008
    ..We determined which children are most at risk and whether prenatal treatment reduces the risk of retinochoroiditis to help clinicians decide about treatment and follow-up...
  14. pmc Risk perception and its association with cardiac risk and health behaviors among urban minority adults: the Bronx Coronary Risk Perception study
    Janice M Barnhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Belfer 1306A, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:339-42. 2009
    ..Examine the relationship among risk perceptions, health behaviors, and a measure for actual risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Open aneurysm repair at an endovascular center: value of a modified retroperitoneal approach in patients at high risk with difficult aneurysms
    Palma M Shaw
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York 10467, USA
    J Vasc Surg 38:504-10. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate elective open abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair and the role of a modified retroperitoneal approach in a high-volume endovascular center...
  16. pmc Prevalence and persistence of sleep disordered breathing symptoms in young children: a 6-year population-based cohort study
    Karen A Bonuck
    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 11461, USA
    Sleep 34:875-84. 2011
    ..To describe the prevalence, persistence, and characteristics associated with sleep disordered breathing (SDB) symptoms in a population-based cohort followed from 6 months to 6.75 years...
  17. doi request reprint The impact of socioeconomic status and comorbid medical conditions on ionizing radiation exposure from diagnostic medical imaging in adults
    Daniel Strauchler
    Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 9:58-63. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize cumulative exposure to ionizing radiation from diagnostic imaging (CEDI) in adult patients and investigate its relationship to a patient's socioeconomic status and comorbid medical conditions...
  18. pmc Upper airway structure and body fat composition in obese children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Raanan Arens
    Division of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, 3415 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:782-7. 2011
    ..Mechanisms leading to obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in obese children are not well understood...
  19. doi request reprint Rhino-sinus involvement in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Raanan Arens
    Division of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, The Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:993-8. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that respiratory perturbations extend to other regions of the upper respiratory tract in such children, particularly to rhino-sinus regions...
  20. doi request reprint Anticoagulation for stroke prevention in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation, including those with falls and/or early-stage dementia: a single-center, retrospective, observational study
    Laurie G Jacobs
    Division of Geriatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 7:159-66. 2009
    ..Anticoagulation for stroke prevention is underused in elderly patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF). Those with falls and/or early dementia may be at particular risk for stroke and hemorrhage...
  21. doi request reprint Dynamic perfusion MRI characteristics of dural metastases and meningiomas: a pilot study characterizing the first-pass wash-in phase beyond relative cerebral blood volume
    Yvonne W Lui
    Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467 2490, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:886-90. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the utility of perfusion parameters in differentiating between these two entities. In particular, we evaluated two new metrics that reflect the first-pass wash-in characteristics of perfusion...
  22. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial of a prenatal and postnatal lactation consultant intervention on duration and intensity of breastfeeding up to 12 months
    Karen A Bonuck
    Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1413-26. 2005
    ..To determine whether an individualized, prenatal and postnatal, lactation consultant intervention resulted in increased cumulative intensity of breastfeeding up to 52 weeks...
  23. ncbi request reprint Three oral formulations of methadone. A clinical and pharmacodynamic comparison
    M N Gourevitch
    Department Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 17:237-41. 1999
    ..Our findings support the notion that such change intolerance reflects factors other than the pharmacologic properties of the different formulations of methadone...
  24. doi request reprint Growth and growth biomarker changes after adenotonsillectomy: systematic review and meta-analysis
    K A Bonuck
    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Mazer, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Dis Child 94:83-91. 2009
    ..SDB in children, primarily due to adenotonsillar hypertrophy, increases the risk of growth failure...
  25. doi request reprint Feasibility of using single-slice MDCT to evaluate visceral abdominal fat in an urban pediatric population
    Netta M Blitman
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 111 E 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:482-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to validate measurement of a single MDCT slice as a predictor of total visceral abdominal fat and to correlate over a wide range of body mass indexes (BMIs)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Criteria for oral glucose tolerance testing of obese minority youth
    Mala Puri
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 20:703-9. 2007
    ..To identify those obese minority youth at greatest risk for having an abnormal oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) indicating impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) or type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2)...
  27. doi request reprint Value of Focused Appendicitis Ultrasound and Alvarado Score in Predicting Appendicitis in Children: Can We Reduce the Use of CT?
    Netta M Blitman
    1 Department of Radiology, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1400 Pelham Pkwy S, Bronx, NY 10461
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 204:W707-12. 2015
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a prenatal and postnatal lactation consultant intervention on infant health care use
    Karen A Bonuck
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:953-60. 2006
    ..To determine whether infants of women randomized to a prenatal and postpartum lactation support intervention incur fewer otitis media-, respiratory tract-, or gastrointestinal-related visits than controls...
  29. doi request reprint Medicare's new restrictions on rehabilitation admissions: impact on the elderly
    Miriam Segal
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:872-82. 2008
    ..To measure the impact of Medicare's "75% rule" on readmission and death rates in elderly patients affected by the rule...
  30. doi request reprint External validation of the New Orleans Criteria (NOC), the Canadian CT Head Rule (CCHR) and the National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study II (NEXUS II) for CT scanning in pediatric patients with minor head injury in a non-trauma center
    Jennifer L Schachar
    Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 41:971-9. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint A primary protocol for the management of ear keloids: results of excision combined with intraoperative and postoperative steroid injections
    Daniel J Rosen
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1395-400. 2007
    ..The primary determinant in choosing a treatment protocol should be a low recurrence rate. Most reports in the literature suffer from small numbers of patients and inadequate follow-up...
  32. pmc High prevalence of obesity among inner-city adolescent boys in the Bronx, New York: forgetting our boys
    Carmen R Isasi
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, New York, 10461, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A23. 2011
    ..9 vs 20.1%). Childhood obesity is a public health concern in the United States, and the higher prevalence of obesity in adolescent boys requires additional attention...
  33. doi request reprint Clinical acceptability of two self-etch adhesive resins for the bonding of orthodontic brackets to enamel
    Bradley Schnebel
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, New York, USA
    J Orthod 39:256-61. 2012
    ..To determine whether two self-adhesive resin cements, Clearfil SA and RelyX, can be used to successfully bond orthodontic brackets to enamel...
  34. doi request reprint Is functional MR imaging assessment of hemispheric language dominance as good as the Wada test?: a meta-analysis
    R Joshua Dym
    Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Radiology 261:446-55. 2011
    ..To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantitatively assess functional magnetic resonance (MR) imaging lateralization of language function in comparison with the Wada test...
  35. doi request reprint Effect of partial posterior vitreous detachment on retinal nerve fiber layer thickness as measured by optical coherence tomography
    Priti Batta
    Henkind Eye Institute, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:692-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of partially attached posterior vitreous detachments (pPVDs) at the optic disc on retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness as measured by optical coherence tomography...
  36. doi request reprint Can lab data be used to reduce abdominal computed tomography (CT) usage in young adults presenting to the emergency department with nontraumatic abdominal pain?
    Meir H Scheinfeld
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Emerg Radiol 17:353-60. 2010
    ..Alternative strategies should be considered to decrease the use of CT, and its associated radiation exposure, in young adults with nontraumatic abdominal pain...
  37. pmc Healthcare preferences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth
    Neal D Hoffman
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:222-9. 2009
    ..Our goal was to recruit a sample of LGBTQ youth and to determine their preferences regarding healthcare providers, healthcare settings and the health issues that they consider important to discuss with a healthcare provider...
  38. ncbi request reprint Invisalign and traditional orthodontic treatment postretention outcomes compared using the American Board of Orthodontics objective grading system
    Daniel Kuncio
    Department of Orthodontics, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Angle Orthod 77:864-9. 2007
    ..To compare the postretention dental changes between patients treated with Invisalign and those treated with conventional fixed appliances...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prediction models for insulin resistance in girls with premature adrenarche. The premature adrenarche insulin resistance score: PAIR score
    Patricia Vuguin
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Children s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Horm Res 65:185-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop an accurate regression model to predict insulin resistance in girls with premature adrenarche...
  40. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and abnormal ambulatory blood pressure in adolescents with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Leigh M Ettinger
    Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    J Pediatr 147:67-73. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Maternal risk indicators for childhood caries in an inner city population
    R E Smith
    Montefiore Medical Center, Montefiore Dental Center at Jacobi Hospital, Bronx, New York, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:176-81. 2002
    ..This study evaluated whether characteristics of mothers, such as high mutans streptococci (MS) level, caries experience, reported sugar consumption and demographic variables, could be important risk indicators of caries for their children...
  42. ncbi request reprint Accelerated regression of brain metastases in patients receiving whole brain radiation and the topoisomerase II inhibitor, lucanthone
    J D Del Rowe
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 43:89-93. 1999
    ..To determine if lucanthone crossed the blood-brain barrier in experimental animals; and to determine accelerated tumor regression of human brain metastases treated jointly with lucanthone and whole brain radiation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Focus group methodology for patients, parents, and siblings
    K Freeman
    Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 18:276-86. 2001
    ..Application of this methodology is intended to promote generalizability, reliability, and validity of information obtained, and to enable health care practitioners to provide better care to young patients and their families...
  44. ncbi request reprint Impact of orthotopic liver transplant for primary sclerosing cholangitis on chronic antibiotic refractory pouchitis
    Katherine Freeman
    Digestive Disease Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:62-8. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to compare the frequency of chronic antibiotic-refractory pouchitis (CARP) in PSC patients with or without OLT and to assess potential risk factors for CARP in these patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint The significance of baseline cerebral oxygen saturation in children undergoing congenital heart surgery
    Kathleen N Fenton
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children s Hospital, 8200 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68114, USA
    Am J Surg 190:260-3. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that some children with congenital heart disease have an abnormally low baseline (preoperative) cerebral oxygen saturation (ScO2)...