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May, 2016
Article
Authors:

Kidszun A, Linebarger J, Walter JK, Paul NW, Fruth A, Mildenberger E, Lantos JD

 

ABSTRACT: Advances in prenatal diagnosis create a unique set of clinical ethics dilemmas. Doctors routinely obtain genetic screening, radiologic images, and biophysical profiling. These allow more accurate diagnosis and prognosis than has ever before been possible. However, they also rev...

Apr, 2016
Article
Authors:

Knight A, Vickery M, Fiks AG, Barg FK

OBJECTIVE: We aimed to develop a model of the illness experience for youth with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)/mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD). METHODS: We conducted 32 semi-structured interviews with 16 outpatient youth with SLE/MCTD, age 11 to 22 years, and their parents. W...

Apr, 2016
Article
Authors:

Knight A, Vickery M, Muscal E, Davis A, Harris J, Soybilgic A, Onel K, Schanberg L, Rubinstein T, Gottlieb B, Mandell D, von Scheven E, for the CARRA Investigators

OBJECTIVE: To identify targets for improving mental healthcare of adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) by assessing current practices and perceived barriers for mental health intervention by pediatric rheumatology clinicians. METHODS: Members of the Childhood Arthriti...

Apr, 2016
Article
Authors:

Jenssen BP, Bryant-Stephens T, Leone FT, Grundmeier RW, Fiks AG

OBJECTIVES: We created a clinical decision support (CDS) tool and evaluated its feasibility, acceptability, usability, and clinical impact within the electronic health record to help primary care pediatricians provide smoking cessation treatment to parents/caregivers who smoke. METHODS:...

Apr, 2016
Authors:

Gable J, Eder J, Noonan K, Feemster K

PolicyLab sought to understand the low uptake of HPV vaccines and conducted multiple studies to evaluate parents’ decision-making, barriers to access, and both health care provider and health care system influences on vaccine delivery. In this Evidence to Action brief, we discuss the im...

Apr, 2016
Article
Authors:

Mayne SL, Ross ME, Song L, McCarn B, Steffes J, Liu W, Margolis B, Azuine R, Gotlieb E, Grundmeier RW, Leslie LK, Localio R, Wasserman R, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Primary care pediatricians increasingly care for children’s mental health problems, but little is known about practice-level variation in diagnosis and psychotropic medication prescribing practices. METHODS: This retrospective review of electronic heath records from 43 US pr...

Mar, 2016
Authors:

Akers A, Repcheck L, Noonan K

Unintended pregnancy and abortion rates are higher in the United States than in most other developed countries. The problem of unintended pregnancy disproportionately affects adolescent women. Almost half (49%) of all pregnancies in the United States, and 80-90% among adolescent and youn...

Mar, 2016
Authors:

Sanders D, Ayoub A, Covington TM, Cramer B, Dreyfus SN, Horn W, Martin PM, Petit MR, Rodriquez J, Rubin DM, Bevan CS, Zimmerman MB

Every day, four to eight children in the United States die from abuse or neglect at the hands of their parents or caretakers. No one knows the exact number, and there has been little progress in preventing these tragic deaths. Most of the children who die are infants or toddlers. Concern...

Mar, 2016
Article
Authors:

Virudachalam S, Gruver RS, Gerdes M, Power TJ, Magge SN, Shults J, Faerber JA, Kalra GK, Bishop-Gilyard CT, Suh AW, Berkowitz RI, Fiks AG

INTRODUCTION: Despite many recommended strategies for obesity prevention during infancy, effectively delivering recommendations to parents in clinical settings is challenging, especially among high-risk populations. This study describes and compares mothers’ and clinicians’ priorities fo...

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