Children's health

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Documentation Status and Parental Concerns About Development in Young US Children of Mexican Origin

April 2009

OBJECTIVE: To examine parent concerns about development, learning, and behavior for young children of Mexican origin, and to identify whether these reports differ by families' citizenship...

The Effect of Medicaid Managed Care on Prenatal Care: The Case of "Puerto Rico"

March 2009

Objectives From 1994 to the year 2000 the government of Puerto Rico implemented a health care reform which included the mandatory enrollment of the entire Medicaid eligible population under...

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: how much responsibility are pediatricians taking?

January 2009

BACKGROUND: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, the most common childhood behavioral condition, is one that pediatricians think they should identify and treat/manage.

The Rebirth of Pediatrics

January 2009

Any close examination of the epidemiologic trends in childhood suggests 2 fundamental findings. First, pediatrics has been among the most successful specialties in the history of medicine.

Development, Testing, and Findings of a Pediatric- Focused Trigger Tool to Identify Medication Related Harm in US Children's Hospitals

December 2008

OBJECTIVES: The purposes of this study were to develop a pediatric-focused tool for adverse drug event detection and describe the incidence and characteristics of adverse drug events in children's...

An Intervention to Decrease Narcotic Related Adverse Drug Events in Children's Hospitals

December 2008

OBJECTIVES: Narcotic-related adverse drug events are the most common adverse drug events in hospitalized children.

Preliminary assessment of pediatric health care quality and patient safety in the United States using readily available administrative data

August 2008

OBJECTIVES: With >6 million hospital stays, costing almost $50 billion annually, hospitalized children represent an important population for which most inpatient quality indicators are not...

Using Linked Data to Assess Patterns of Early Intervention (EI) Referral Among Very Low Birth Weight Infants

January 2008

Access to Early Intervention (EI) services may improve cognitive and behavioral outcomes in very low birth weight infants, but few states have population-based data to evaluate EI outreach efforts....

Chronic Illness

December 2007

The Future Pediatrician: The Challenge of Chronic Illness

November 2007

To relate the changing epidemiology of childhood to current patterns of pediatric practice in the United States, a critical literature review and selected analyses of national datasets, including...

The Relationship of Immigrant Status with Access, Utilization, and Health Status for Children with Asthma

November 2007

Despite their high levels of poverty and less access to health care, children in immigrant families have better than expected health outcomes compared with children in nonimmigrant families....

Families' Health-Related Social Problems and Missed Referral Opportunities

June 2007

Objective: The objectives of this study were to characterize (1) families' cumulative burden of health-related social problems regarding access to health care, housing, food security, income...

Factors Associated with Identification and Management of Maternal Depression by Pediatricians

March 2007

Objective: We sought to identify characteristics of pediatricians that were associated with identification or management (referral and/or treatment) of mothers with depression.

Barriers to the Identification and Management of Psychosocial Issues in Children and Maternal Depression

January 2007

Context: Child psychosocial issues and maternal depression are underidentified and undertreated, but we know surprisingly little about the barriers to identification and treatment of these problems...

Differences in Neonatal Mortality Among Whites and Asian American Subgroups: Evidence From California

January 2007

Objective: To obtain information about health outcomes in neonates in 9 subgroups of the Asian population in the United States.

Quality-of-Care Indicators for the Neurodevelopmental Follow-up of Very Low Birth Weight Children: Results of an Expert Panel Process

December 2006

OBJECTIVE. To develop a set of quality indicators for the neurodevelopmental follow-up care of very low birth weight (VLBW; <1500 g) children. METHODS.

The Effect of Opening Mid-Level NICUS on the Location of Low-Birthweight Births in California

December 2006

Objective: Despite evidence and recommendations encouraging the delivery of high-risk newborns in hospitals with subspecialty or high-level NICUs, increasing numbers are being delivered in other...

Definition of Metabolic Syndrome in Preadolescent Girls

December 2006

Objective: To compare and contrast proposed definitions of metabolic syndrome in pediatrics, and to determine prevalence of metabolic syndrome in preadolescent females when applying different...

Does Children's Screen Time Predict Requests for Advertised Products? Cross-Sectional and Prospective Analyses

December 2006

Objective: To examine children's screen media exposure and requests for advertised toys and food/drinks. Design: Prospective cohort study.

The Costs of Newborn Care in California: A Population-Based Study

January 2006

Objective: We sought to describe the current costs of newborn care by using population-based data, which includes linked vital statistics and hospital records for both mothers and infants.

Intergenerational Health Disparities: Socioeconomic Status, Women's Health Conditions, and Child Behavior Problems

July 2005

Objective: Relatively little is known about the intergenerational mechanisms that lead to social disparities in child health.

Lost Boys of Sudan: Functional and Behavioral Health of Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Resettled in the United States, The

June 2005

Objective: To assess the functional and behavioral health of unaccompanied Sudanese refugee minors approximately 1 year after resettlement in the United States.

Effectiveness of a Multicomponent Self-Management Program in At-Risk, School-Aged Children with Asthma

December 2004

Background: Improving asthma knowledge and self-management is a common focus of asthma educational programs, but most programs have had little influence on morbidity outcomes.

Transformation Of Child Health In The United States, The

September 2004

Social trends and medical progress have fueled major changes in the epidemiology of child health in the United States. Injuries remain a major contributor to childhood illness and death.