Deepa L Sekhar

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Sensitivity of Adolescent Hearing Screens Significantly Improves by Adding High Frequencies
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 59:362-4. 2016
  2. ncbi request reprint The Sensitivity of Adolescent School-Based Hearing Screens Is Significantly Improved by Adding High Frequencies
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 32:416-422. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Certified School Nurse Perspectives on State-Mandated Hearing Screens
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive HS83, Hershey, PA 17033
    J Sch Health 86:612-9. 2016
  4. pmc Optimizing hemoglobin thresholds for detection of iron deficiency among reproductive-age women in the United States
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA Electronic address
    Transl Res 180:68-76. 2017
  5. pmc Adolescent anemia screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, HS83, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    J Community Health 40:331-8. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Current office-based hearing screening questions fail to identify adolescents at risk for hearing loss
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
    J Med Screen 21:172-9. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Variability of state school-based hearing screening protocols in the United States
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, HS83, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Community Health 38:569-74. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of screening urine dipsticks in well-child care
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Penn State Hershey Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, HS83, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 125:660-3. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Improving detection of adolescent hearing loss
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Mail Code HS83, Hershey, PA 17036, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:1094-100. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Pilot study of a high-frequency school-based hearing screen to detect adolescent hearing loss
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
    J Med Screen 21:18-23. 2014

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The Sensitivity of Adolescent Hearing Screens Significantly Improves by Adding High Frequencies
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 59:362-4. 2016
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  2. ncbi request reprint The Sensitivity of Adolescent School-Based Hearing Screens Is Significantly Improved by Adding High Frequencies
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 32:416-422. 2016
    ..7% (95% CI [61.4, 88.2]), p < .001. Two-step screening maintained specificity (84.6%, 95% CI [75.5, 91.3]). Adolescent school-based hearing screen sensitivity improves with high frequencies...
  3. doi request reprint Certified School Nurse Perspectives on State-Mandated Hearing Screens
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive HS83, Hershey, PA 17033
    J Sch Health 86:612-9. 2016
    ..To inform the updates, a needs assessment was conducted with PA-certified school nurses (CSNs) regarding current screening practice and potential barriers to making changes...
  4. pmc Optimizing hemoglobin thresholds for detection of iron deficiency among reproductive-age women in the United States
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA Electronic address
    Transl Res 180:68-76. 2017
    ..87 vs 0.77, P < 0.001). Among nonpregnant, reproductive-age women, current hemoglobin thresholds are insufficient to exclude ID. A threshold of <12.8 g/dL improves the detection of ID...
  5. pmc Adolescent anemia screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, HS83, Hershey, PA, 17033, USA
    J Community Health 40:331-8. 2015
    ..Although anemia is more prevalent among older adolescent females, they were not more likely to be screened. This suggests providers are not targeting groups at highest risk of anemia for screening...
  6. doi request reprint Current office-based hearing screening questions fail to identify adolescents at risk for hearing loss
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
    J Med Screen 21:172-9. 2014
    ..We assessed the utility of these subjective risk assessment questions to distinguish those adolescents with objectively documented hearing loss...
  7. doi request reprint Variability of state school-based hearing screening protocols in the United States
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, HS83, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Community Health 38:569-74. 2013
    ..Disparities in hearing loss detection are likely, particularly considering the evolution of hazardous noise exposures and rising prevalence of hearing loss...
  8. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of screening urine dipsticks in well-child care
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Penn State Hershey Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, HS83, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 125:660-3. 2010
    ..Because the new recommendation marks a major alteration in the practice guidelines, we sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of dipstick urinalysis for detection of CKD from the primary care practitioner's perspective...
  9. doi request reprint Improving detection of adolescent hearing loss
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Dr, Mail Code HS83, Hershey, PA 17036, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:1094-100. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Pilot study of a high-frequency school-based hearing screen to detect adolescent hearing loss
    Deepa L Sekhar
    Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
    J Med Screen 21:18-23. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the sensitivity and specificity of current school hearing screening in Pennsylvania with hearing screening including high frequencies, designed to detect adolescent hearing loss...
  11. pmc Differences in Risk Factors for Anemia Between Adolescent and Adult Women
    Deepa L Sekhar
    1 Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 25:505-13. 2016
    ..The goal of the study was to examine IDA risk factors in a nationally representative sample of younger (12-21 years) and older (22-49 years) reproductive-age women...
  12. doi request reprint Report of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Offered in Pennsylvania Childcare Centers
    Kristen M Lutzkanin
    Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 55:518-24. 2016
    ..Requiring daily intake reports may be a strategy to increase parental awareness of items consumed outside the home. ..
  13. doi request reprint Poor Concordance Between Elevated Blood Pressures in the Preschool Years
    Wendy J To
    Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 55:921-6. 2016
    ..In the preschool years, stage 1 elevated blood pressures do not correlate with hypertension and may be better managed by watchful waiting and parental reassurance. ..