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Results Total Results: 322

May, 2016
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Faherty LJ, French B, Fiks AG

PURPOSE: To analyze the relationship of the gender of the clinician, child, and guardian to the child's receipt of human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, which prevents a sexually transmitted infection, compared to tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) and meningococcal dose 1 (M...

May, 2016
Article
Authors:

Knight A, Xie M, Mandell D

OBJECTIVE: To estimate the national prevalence and racial/ethnic differences in psychiatric diagnoses and pharmacologic treatment in a US Medicaid beneficiary population of youth with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODS: We included youth aged 10 to 18 years with a diagnosis of ...

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:

Dowshen N, Meadows R, Byrnes M, Hawkins L, Eder J, Noonan K

ABSTRACT: Despite recent notable advances in societal equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, youth who identify as trans* or gender nonconforming, in particular, continue to experience significant challenges accessing the services they need to grow into ...

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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
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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...

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