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May 2019

INTRODUCTION: In 2011 the NHLBI and AAP concluded that both familial and obesity associated dyslipidemias increase cardiovascular risk and recommended universal cholesterol testing at ages 9 - 11. It remains unknown whether testing influences body mass index (BMI) trajectory, a key...

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Gregory EF, Miller JM, Wasserman RC, Seshadri R, Rubin DM, Fiks AG

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May 2019

OBJECTIVE: To identify key questions for emergency medicine (EM)-based adolescent sexual and reproductive health and to develop an evidence-based research agenda. METHODS: We recruited national content experts to serve as advisory group members and used a modified Delphi technique...

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Miller MK, Chernick LS, Goyal MK, Reed JL, Ahmad FA, Hoehn EF, Pickett ML, Stukus K, Mollen CJ

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May 2019

INTRODUCTION: Quitlines are effective in helping smokers quit, but pediatrician quitline referral rates are low, and few parents who smoke use the service. This study compared enrollment of parents who smoke in the quitline using electronic referral with that using manual referral....

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Jenssen BP, Muthu N, Kelly MK, Baca H, Shults J, Grundmeier RW, Fiks AG

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Apr 2019

We aimed to discover barriers and facilitators of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence in young men and transgender women of color who have sex with men (YMSM/TW). Short-term and sustained adherence were measured by urine tenofovir concentration and pharmacy refills, respe...

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Wood S, Gross R, Shea JA, Bauermeister JA, Franklin J, Petsis D, Swyryn M, Lalley-Chareczko L, Koenig HC, Dowshen N

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Mar 2019

Three-dimensional (3-D) printing is gaining terrain in medical education, presurgical evaluation and recently as forensic evidence in court. Physicians, including radiologists, often provide expert testimony in court cases involving children with rib fractures and other injuries co...

Authors:

Barrera CA, Silvestro E, Calle-Toro JS, Scribano PV, Wood JN, Henry MK, Andronikou S

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Apr 2019

OBJECTIVES: To assess the level of resilience among patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain and their parents and to determine factors associated with patient and parental resilience. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional cohort study of children aged 13-17 years diagnosed with chronic...

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Gmuca S, Xiao R, Urquhart A, Weiss PF, Gillham JE, Ginsburg KR, Sherry DD, Gerber JS

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