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May, 2017
Authors:

Kim R, Steinway C, Gable J, Jan S

For the 15 percent of adolescents who have intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD), transitioning to adulthood can present unique challenges to accessing necessary health care. PolicyLab researchers have identified specific barriers facing this population and recommended actions th...

May, 2017
Authors:

Steinway C, Gable J, Jan S

The transition from pediatric to adult health care systems can be daunting for anyone, but is especially challenging for young people with intellectual disabilities or other special health care needs. These youth and young adults face numerous challenges while navigating the transition p...

Apr, 2017
Article
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Johnson TJ, Ellison AM, Dalembert G, Fowler J, Dhingra M, Shaw K, Ibrahim S

OBJECTIVE: Despite known benefits of diversity, certain racial/ethnic groups remain underrepresented in academic pediatrics. Little research exists regarding unconscious racial attitudes among pediatric faculty responsible for decisions on workforce recruitment and retention in academia....

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Apr, 2017
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Czaja AS, Fiks AG, Wasserman RC, Valuck RJ, Comparative Effectiveness Research Through Collaborative Electronic Reporting (CER 2 ) Consortium

 

Each year, hundreds of millions of prescription medications are dispensed to pediatric patients. A significant proportion of prescriptions are used in an off-label manner, outside the specifications approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), rendering off-label prescribing a ...

Apr, 2017
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Authors:

Doupnik SK, Feudtner C, Marcus SC

BACKGROUND: Psychiatric comorbidity is common in pediatric medical and surgical hospitalizations and is associated with worse hospital outcomes. Integrating medical or surgical and psychiatric hospital care depends on accurate estimates of which hospitalized children have psychiatric com...

Mar, 2017
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Rubin D, Springer SH, Zlotnik S, Kang-Yi CD, Council on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care

 

ABSTRACT: As many as 3% of children in the United States live in kinship care arrangements with caregivers who are relatives but not the biological parents of the child. A growing body of evidence suggests that children who cannot live with their biological parents fare better, overall, ...

Mar, 2017
Authors:

Feemster KA, Offit PA

This webinar summarizes research findings around the causes and effects of vaccine hesitancy, and proposes policy changes that could lead to increased vaccination rates and greater protection for the health of our children. Joining the PolicyLab Webinar Series is Dr. Kristen Feemster and...

Mar, 2017
Authors:

Nabet B, Gable J, Eder J, Feemster K

Despite availability and routine recommendation of these vaccines, approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States still die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. While ongoing vaccination programs help to keep these diseases at bay, some vaccine-preventable dise...

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