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Jan, 2017
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Authors:

Murray A, Alpern E, Lavelle J, Mollen C

OBJECTIVE: Young infants are often treated in emergency departments (EDs) for febrile illnesses. Any delay in care or ineffective management could lead to increased patient morbidity and mortality. A standardized ED clinical pathway may improve care for these patients. The objective of t...

Jan, 2017
Authors:

Matone M, Minkovitz C, Quarshie W, Rubin M

Half of female youth nationally with current or former experience in the child welfare system—the system responsible for responding to abuse and neglect of children and providing services to support vulnerable children and families—have a pregnancy by age 19 and nearly half have multiple...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Mollen CJ, Henien M, Jacobs L, Myers S

OBJECTIVE: Real-time audiovisual consultation (telemedicine) has been proven feasible and is a promising alternative to interfacility transfer. We sought to describe caregiver perceptions of the decision to transfer his or her child to a pediatric emergency department and the potential u...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Raval GR, Doupnik SK

ABSTRACT: “Daniel,” a previously healthy teenager, complained of chest pain at his annual well child visit. His doctor, a second-year pediatric resident, quickly and confidently evaluated Daniel for cardiac or pulmonary causes of chest pain. She recognized that his pain was associated wi...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Doupnik SK, Walter JK

ABSTRACT: Over the past 2 decades, hospitals have been increasingly called on to provide stabilization and treatment of pediatric patients with mental health symptoms. At least 1 in 10 hospitalized children >3 years has both a medical and a psychiatric condition, and the population of...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Johnson TJ, Winger DG, Hickey RW, Switzer GE, Miller E, Nguyen MB, Saladino RA, Hausmann L

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The general population and most physicians have implicit racial bias against black adults. Pediatricians also have implicit bias against black adults, albeit less than other specialties. There is no published research on the implicit racial attitudes of pediatr...

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Dec, 2016
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Wood JN, Griffis HM, Taylor CM, Strane D, Harb GC, Mie L, Mi L, Song L, Lynch KG, Rubin DM

ABSTRACT: In cases of maltreatment involving children of U.S. Army service members, the U.S. Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is responsible for providing services to families and ensuring child safety. The percentage of cases of maltreatment that are known to FAP, however, is uncertai...

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