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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:

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...

Oct, 2016
Article
Authors:

Paine CW, Fakeye O, Christian CW, Wood JN

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to estimate the prevalence of abuse in young children presenting with rib fractures and to identify demographic, injury, and presentation-related characteristics that affect the probability that rib fractures are secondary to abuse. METHODS: We searched PubMed/MEDLI...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Freeman B, Mayne S, Localio RA, Luberti A, Zorc JJ, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Video-capable mobile phones are widely available, but few studies have evaluated their use in telephone triage for pediatric patients. We assessed the feasibility, acceptability, and utility of videos sent via mobile phones to enhance pediatric telephone triage for an underse...

Mar, 2016
Authors:

Akers A, Repcheck L, Noonan K

Unintended pregnancy and abortion rates are higher in the United States than in most other developed countries. The problem of unintended pregnancy disproportionately affects adolescent women. Almost half (49%) of all pregnancies in the United States, and 80-90% among adolescent and youn...

Mar, 2016
Article
Authors:

Paine C, Scribano P, Localio R, Wood J

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: As evidenced by the variation and disparities in evaluation, there is uncertainty in determining which young children with intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) should undergo evaluation with skeletal survey (SS) for additional injuries concerning for abuse. We aimed to...

Mar, 2016
Article
Authors:

Coles M, Lau M, Akers A

ABSTRACT: Adolescents experience some of the highest rates of unintended pregnancy among women of all reproductive age groups. And despite the fact that adolescents often receive care in pediatric hospital settings, evaluation of pregnancy risk is inconsistent. Pregnancy risk assessments...

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