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Jul, 2016
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Palakshappa D, Fiks AG, Faerber JA, Feudtner C

ABSTRACT: Many states have enacted laws to improve school nutrition. We tested whether stronger state nutrition laws are associated with subsequently decreased obesity. We conducted a retrospective national multi-year panel data study (analyzed 2014–2016 at the Children's Hospital of Phi...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Henry MK, Wood JN, Metzger KB, Kim KH, Feudtner C, Zonfrillo MR

OBJECTIVES: To describe the disposition of young children diagnosed with physical abuse in the emergency department (ED) setting and identify factors associated with the decision to discharge young abused children. STUDY DESIGN: We performed a retrospective cross-sectional study of chil...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Power TJ, Michel J, Mayne S, Miller J, Blum NJ, Gundmeier RW, Guevara JP, Fiks AG

ABSTRACT: Perhaps the two principal venues for the delivery of mental health services are schools and primary care practices. Unfortunately, these systems of care are poorly connected, which may result in care that is fragmented and suboptimal. This article describes the development and ...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Freeman B, Mayne S, Localio RA, Luberti A, Zorc JJ, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Video-capable mobile phones are widely available, but few studies have evaluated their use in telephone triage for pediatric patients. We assessed the feasibility, acceptability, and utility of videos sent via mobile phones to enhance pediatric telephone triage for an underse...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Fiks AG, DuRivage N, Mayne SL, Finch S, Ross ME, Giacomini K, Suh A, McCarn B, Brandt E, Karavite D, Staton EW, Shone LP, McGoldrick V, Noonan K, Miller D, Lehmann CU, Pace WD, Grundmeier RW

BACKGROUND: Patient portals may improve communication between families of children with asthma and their primary care providers and improve outcomes. However, the feasibility of using portals to collect patient-reported outcomes from families and the barriers and facilitators of portal i...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Schilling S, French B, Berkowitz SJ, Dougherty SL, Scribano PV, Wood JN

 

OBJECTIVE: Child Adult Relationship Enhancement in Primary Care (PriCARE) is a 6-session group parent training designed to teach positive parenting skills. Our objective was to measure PriCARE’s impact on child behavior and parenting attitudes. METHODS: Parents of children 2 to 6 years ...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Yun K, Urban K, Mamo B, Matheson J, Payton C, Scott KC, Song L, Stauffer WM, Stone BL, Young J, Lin H

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the addition of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine to national immunization programs improved vaccination rates among refugee children, a marginalized population with limited access to care. METHODS: The sample included 2291 refugees younger than 19 years w...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Kenyon CC, Chang J, Wynter SA, Folwer JC, Long J, Bryant-Stephens TC

BACKGROUND: Inner-city, minority children with asthma have the highest rates of morbidity and death from asthma and the lowest rates of asthma controller medication adherence. Some recent electronic medication monitoring interventions demonstrated dramatic improvements in adherence in lo...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Levy SE, Frasso R, Colantonio S, Reed H, Stein G, Barg FK, Mandell DS, Fiks AG

OBJECTIVE: To describe influences on shared decision making between primary care pediatricians and parents of young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). METHODS: We conducted a qualitative study using key informant interviews with 20 pediatricians of varying experience from 10 ...

Jun, 2016
Authors:

Gerdes M, Repcheck L, Eder J

In Philadelphia, a 2004 survey conducted by Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) showed 48% of early childhood programs reported having suspended or expelled at least one child over the course of a year due primarily to behavioral concerns, such as poor emotional regulation and ...

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