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Mar, 2017
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Jenssen BP, Wilson KM

ABSTRACT: Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, and exposure to tobacco smoke harms children from conception forward. There is no safe level of tobacco exposure. While overall smoking rates have declined, the advent of new products, such as electroni...

Feb, 2017
Article
Authors:

Enlow E, Faherty LJ, Wallace-Keeshen S, Martin AE, Shea JA, Lorch SA

 

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Transitioning premature infants from the NICU to home is a high-risk period with potential for compromised care. Parental stress is high, and families of low socioeconomic status may face additional challenges. Home visiting programs have been used to help this...

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Feb, 2017
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Authors:

Mohanty S, Feemster KA, Buttenheim A, Moser CA, Field RI, Mayer W, Carroll-Scott A

ABSTRACT: We conducted a cross-sectional online survey among 4 chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics from July through October 2014 to describe characteristics of pediatricians and practices associated with practice-level responses to alternative immunization schedule requests. ...

Feb, 2017
Article
Authors:

Lindberg DM, Wood JN, Campbell KA, Scribano PV, Laskey A, Leventhal JM, Pierce MC, Runyan DK

ABSTRACT: Although child maltreatment medical research has benefited from several multi-center studies, the new specialty of child abuse pediatrics has not had a sustainable network capable of pursuing multiple, prospective, clinically-oriented studies. The Child Abuse Pediatrics Network...

Jan, 2017
Article
Authors:

Brittan M, Richardson T, Kenyon C, Sills MR, Fieldston E, Hall M, Fox D, Shah S, Berry J

OBJECTIVES: To assess the relationships between postdischarge emergency department visits, oral corticosteroid (OCS) use, and 15- to 90-day asthma readmission in children. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study of 9288 children from 12 states in the Truven MarketScan Database, ages 2-18 year...

Jan, 2017
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Authors:

Raval GR, Doupnik SK

In a perspective piece published in Pediatrics, Stephanie Doupnik, MD writes about the high prevelance and mental health disorders among children and how these disorders often go undetected, despite routine visits to the the pediatricians office. Her piece, titled "Closing the Gap: Impro...

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