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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 ...

May, 2002
Article
Authors:

Guevara JP, Lozano P, Wickizer T, Mell L, Gephart H

OBJECTIVE: Recent reports suggest a trend of increasing prevalence of psychotropic drug prescriptions among children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); however, reasons for the increased use of such medications is unclear. The objectives of this study were to examine d...

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Jul, 2001
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Authors:

Guevara JP, Lozano P, Wickizer T, Mell L, Gephart H

BACKGROUND: Despite an increasing prevalence of diagnosed attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children, the impact of ADHD on utilization and costs of health care services is largely unknown. OBJECTIVE: To examine differences in health care utilization and costs betwee...

Winter 2014

This Research at a Glance brief provides an overview of an ongoing research project examining the effectiveness of patient portals as mechanisms to improve provider-patient relationships and improve care for children with asthma. For more information, see the project page, AAP News summ...

2012
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Authors:

Yun K, Hebrank K, Graber LK, Sullivan MC, Chen I, Gupta J

The global rise in non-communicable disease (NCD) suggests that US-based refugees are increasingly affected by chronic conditions. However, health services have focused on the detection of infectious disease, with relatively limited data on chronic NCDs. Using data from a retrospective m...

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