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Results Total Results: 442

Apr, 2006
Article
Authors:

Guevara JP, Mandell DS, Rostain AL, Zhao H, Hadley TR

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether racial and ethnic disparities in health care use differ for physical and behavioral health conditions. DATA SOURCES: Secondary analysis of the 1996–1997 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study of children aged 2–18 yea...

Nov, 2005
Article
Authors:

Wood JN, Rubin DM, Nance ML, Christian CW

OBJECTIVES: To compare the presentation of young children with abdominal trauma caused by high-velocity accidental (HVA), low-velocity accidental (LVA), and inflicted injury, and to test the hypothesis that a delay in care is highly predictive of an inflicted injury. METHODS: We perform...

Oct, 2005
Article
Authors:

Guevara JP, Feudtner C, Romer D, Power T, Eiraldi R, Nihtianova S, Rosales A, Ohene-Frempong J, Schwarz DF

OBJECTIVES: To identify systematic problems in coordinating care for inner-city minority youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). DESIGN: Focus group study. SETTING: We recruited participants from inner-city minority communities in a single metropolitan area. We held...

May, 2004
Article
Authors:

Rubin DM, Alessandrini EA, Feudtner C, Mandell DS, Localio AR, Hadley T

OBJECTIVE: Although prior population-based studies have found that children in foster care use more mental health services than their Medicaid peers, less is known about how different experiences in foster care impact the likelihood of mental health service use. The primary aim of this s...

Jan, 2004
Article
Authors:

Rubin DM, Alessandrini EA, Feudtner C, Localio AR, Hadley T

OBJECTIVES: Despite great needs, many children in foster care do not receive adequate medical care. Suboptimal care may be attributable in part to placement changes, which disrupt continuity of care by both a consistent surrogate parent and potentially a primary care physician. These dis...

Dec, 2003
Article
Authors:

Feudtner C, DiGiuseppe DL, Neff JM

BACKGROUND: To help design population-based pediatric palliative care services, we sought to describe the hospital care received in the last year of life by children and young adults who died. We also determined the proportion with complex chronic conditions (CCCs) and tested whether the...

Dec, 2003
Article
Authors:

Guevara JP, Mandell DS, Rostain AL, Zhao H, Hadley TR

BACKGROUND: Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and asthma incur similar health care costs that are greater than those of most children without these conditions. Preliminary findings suggest that children with emotional behavioral disorders, anxiety and depression, inc...

Jun, 2003
Article
Authors:

Guevara JP, Wolf FM, Grum CM, Clark NM

OBJECTIVE: To determine the effectiveness of educational programmes for the self management of asthma in children and adolescents. DATA SOURCES: Databases of the Cochrane Airways Group, PsychINFO, reference lists of review papers, and eligible studies. REVIEW METHODS: Eligible studies ...

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