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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
Article
Authors:

Doupnik SK, Henry MK, Bae H, Litman J, Turner S, Scharko AM, Feudtner C

BACKGROUND: Children and adolescents necessitating hospitalization for physical health conditions are at high risk for mental health conditions; however, the prevalence of mental health conditions and symptoms among hospitalized children and adolescents is uncertain. The objective of thi...

Jan, 2017
Article
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...

Jan, 2017
Authors:

Dowshen N, Hawkins L, Lee S, Grushow S, Lopez I, Taylor S

The Gender & Sexuality Development Clinic (GSDC) was founded in January 2014 and with our exciting growth over last few years we are pleased to share with you our first Annual Update. The clinic team provides medical care and psychosocial support for gender non-conforming and transge...

Jan, 2017
Article
Authors:

Murray A, Alpern E, Lavelle J, Mollen C

OBJECTIVE: Young infants are often treated in emergency departments (EDs) for febrile illnesses. Any delay in care or ineffective management could lead to increased patient morbidity and mortality. A standardized ED clinical pathway may improve care for these patients. The objective of t...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Raval GR, Doupnik SK

ABSTRACT: “Daniel,” a previously healthy teenager, complained of chest pain at his annual well child visit. His doctor, a second-year pediatric resident, quickly and confidently evaluated Daniel for cardiac or pulmonary causes of chest pain. She recognized that his pain was associated wi...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Doupnik SK, Walter JK

ABSTRACT: Over the past 2 decades, hospitals have been increasingly called on to provide stabilization and treatment of pediatric patients with mental health symptoms. At least 1 in 10 hospitalized children >3 years has both a medical and a psychiatric condition, and the population of...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Wood SM, Salas-Humara C, Dowshen NL

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and questioning youth represent a diverse population who are affected by many sexual health inequities, including increased risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). To provide comprehensive sexual ...

Dec, 2016
Authors:

Gable J, Eder J, Mollen C

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported more than 1.5 million chlamydia and 400,000 gonorrhea cases in 2015, mostly in adolescents and young adults.1,2 A relatively simple treatment can cure most patients of chlamydia and gonorrhea, but treating an infected patient ...

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