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May, 2017
Article
Authors:

Adams SA, Leach MC, Feudtner C, Miller VA, Kenyon CC

BACKGROUND: The use of inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) medications has been shown to improve asthma control and reduce asthma-related morbidity and mortality. Two recent randomized trials demonstrated dramatic improvements in ICS adherence by monitoring adherence with electronic sensors and...

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...

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
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...

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