Articles and Publications, 2009

AHRQ-Supported Research on Child and Adolescent Health

Articles and publications about significant findings resulting from AHRQ-supported intramural and extramural research focusing on improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for children and adolescents.

Abrams MA, Klass P, Dreyer BP. Health literacy and children: recommendations for action. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S327-S331.

Alexander DC, Bundy DG, Shore AD, et al. Cardiovascular medication errors in children. Pediatrics 2009 Jul; 124(1):324-32. Select to access the abstract.

Belenko S, Dembo R, Rollie M, et al. Detecting, preventing, and treating sexually transmitted diseases among adolescent arrestees: an unmet public health need. Am J Public Health 2009 Jun; 99(6):1032-41. [Cites AHRQ publication, Supporting Research That Improves Health Care for Children and Adolescents, 2005. Select to access the abstract.

Beekman RH 3rd, Duncan BW, Hagler DJ, et al. Pathways to approval of pediatric cardiac devices in the United States: challenges and solutions. Pediatrics 2009 Jul; 124(1):e155-62. Select to access the abstract.

Bergman DA, Beck A, Rahm AK. The use of internet-based technology to tailor well-child care encounters. Pediatrics 2009 Jul; 124(1):e37-e43. Select to access the abstract.

Best D, Committee on Environmental Health, Committee on Native American Child Health, Committee on Adolescence. Technical report—secondhand and prenatal tobacco smoke exposure. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):e1017-44. Select to access the abstract.

Brandon GD, Adeniyi-Jones S, Kirkby S, et al. Are outcomes and care processes for preterm neonates influenced by health insurance status? Pediatrics 2009 Jul; 124(1):122-7. Select to access the abstract.

Cheung A, Ewigman B, Zuckerbrot RA, et al. Adolescent depression: Help your patient emerge from the darkness. J Fam Pract 2009 May; 58(5):257-64.

Chin MH, Alexander-Young M, Burnet DL. Health care quality-improvement approaches to reducing child health disparities. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S224-S236. Select to access the abstract.

Committee on Environmental Health, Committee on Substance Abuse, Committee on Adolescence, and Committee on Native American Child Health. Tobacco use: a pediatric disease. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):1474-87. Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008. Select to access the abstract.

Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention. Policy statement—Role of the pediatrician in youth violence prevention. Pediatrics 2009 Jul; 124(1):393-402. Cites AHRQ publication, Preventing Violence and Related Health-Risking Social Behaviors in Adolescents, 2004. Select to access the abstract.

Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health and Task Force on Mental Health. Policy statement—The future of pediatrics: mental health competencies for pediatric primary care. Pediatrics 2009 Jul; 124(1):410-21. Select to access the abstract.

Conway PH, Keren R. Factors associated with variability in outcomes for children hospitalized with urinary tract infection. J Pediatr 2009 Jun; 154(6):789-96. Cites AHRQ publication, Care of Children and Adolescents in U.S. Hospitals, HCUP Fact Book No. 4, 2003 Select to access the abstract.

Dalal SS, Mishra S, Agarwal R, et a. Does measuring the changes in TcB value offer better prediction of hyperbilirubinemia in healthy neonates? Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):e851-7. Cites AHRQ's Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Management of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia, 2003. Select to access the abstract.

Delobel-Ayoub M, Arnaud C, White-Koning M, et al. Behavioral problems and cognitive performance at 5 years of age after very preterm birth: the EPIPAGE Study. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1485-92. Select to access the abstract.

Devoe JE, Saultz JW, Krois L, et al. A medical home versus temporary housing: the importance of a stable usual source of care. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):1363-71. Select to access the abstract.

DeWalt DA, Hink A. Health literacy and child health outcomes: a systematic review of the literature. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S265-S274. Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Literacy and Health Outcomes, 2004. Select to access the abstract.

Domino ME, Humble C, Lawrence WW Jr, et al. Enhancing the medical homes model for children with asthma. Med Care 2009 Nov; 47(11):1113-20. Select to access the abstract.

Elliott DJ, Zaoutis TE, Troxel AB, et al. Empiric antimicrobial therapy for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections in the era of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):e959-e966. Select to access the abstract.

Fieldston ES, Puig A. Physicians' views on incentives for adherence in childhood asthma. Pediatr Asthma Allergy Immunol 2009; 22(4):175-88. Cites AHRQ publication, Hospital Stays Related to Asthma for Children, 2006, HCUP Statistical Brief No. 58, 2008. (BMC Health Serv Res, 2008).]

Fine AM, Kalish LA, Forbes P, Goldmann D, Mandl KD, Porter SC. Parent-driven technology for decision support in pediatric emergency care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009 Jun;35(6):307-15. Select to access the abstract.

Gallagher P, Ding L, Ham HP, et al. Development of a new patient-based measure of pediatric ambulatory care. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):1348-54. Select to access the abstract.

Greer FR. Defining Vitamin D deficiency in children: beyond 25-OH Vitamin D serum concentrations. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):1471-3. Cites AHRQ's Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Effectiveness and Safety of Vitamin D in Relation to Bone Health, 2007.

Hamilton HA, Noh S, Adlaf EM. Perceived financial status, health, and maladjustment in adolescence. Soc Sci Med 2009 Apr; 68(8):1527-34. Select to access the abstract.

Kaempf JW, Tomlinson MW, Campbell B, et al. Counseling pregnant women who may deliver extremely premature infants: medical care guidelines, family choices, and neonatal outcomes. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1509-15. Select to access the abstract.

Kanegaye JT, Nigrovic LE, Malley R, et al. Diagnostic value of immature neutrophils (bands) in the cerebrospinal fluid of children with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):e967-e971. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Spanos et al. Select to access the abstract.

Kercsmar CM, McDowell KM. Love it or lev it: levalbuterol for severe acute asthma—for now, leave it. J Pediatr 2009 Aug; 155(2):162-164.

Kraft AD, Quimbo SA, Solon O, et al. The health and cost impact of care delay and the experimental impact of insurance on reducing delays. J Pediatr 2009 Aug;155(2):281-5.e1. Select to access the abstract.

Kressin NR, Nunn ME, Singh H, et al. Pediatric clinicians can help reduce rates of early childhood caries: effects of a practice based intervention. Med Care 2009 Nov; 47(11):1121-8. Select to access the abstract.

Lam HS, Wong SP, Liu FY et al. Attitudes toward neonatal intensive care treatment of preterm infants with a high risk of developing long-term disabilities. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1501-8. Select to access the abstract.

Lewis C, Teeple E, Robertson A, et al. Preventive dental care for young, Medicaid-insured children in Washington State. Pediatrics 2009 Jul; 124(1):e120-7. Select to access the abstract.

Lokker N, Sanders L, Perrin EM, et al. Parental misinterpretations of over-the-counter pediatric cough and cold medication labels. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1464-71. Select to access the abstract.

Mabry-Hernandez IR. Screening for iron deficiency anemia - including iron supplementation for children and pregnant women. Am Fam Physician 2009 May 15; 79(10):897-8.

MacHardy N, Miles PV, Massengill SF, et al. Management patterns of childhood-onset nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol 2009 Nov; 24(11):2193-201. Select to access the abstract.

Marks K, Hix-Small H, Clark K, et al. Lowering developmental screening thresholds and raising quality improvement for preterm children. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1516-23. Select to access the abstract.

McConnochie KM, Wood NE, Herendeen NE, et al. Acute illness care patterns change with use of telemedicine. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):e989-e995. Select to access the abstract.

Miller-Hoover SR, Small L. Research evidence review and appraisal: pediatric central venous catheter care bundling. Pediatr Nurs 2009 May-Jun; 35(3):191-201. Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies. Select to access the abstract.

Meredith LS, Stein BD, Paddock SM, et al. Perceived barriers to treatment for adolescent depression. Med Care 2009 Jun; 47(6):677-85. Select to access the abstract.

Novak TE, Lakshmanan Y, Trock BJ, et al. Sex prevalence of pediatric kidney stone disease in the United States: an epidemiologic investigation. Urology 2009 May 8; (Epub):1-4. Select to access the abstract.

O'Brien MA, Prosser LA, Paradise JL, et al. New vaccines against otitis media: projected benefits and cost-effectiveness. Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1452-63. Select to access the abstract.

Ochoa ER Jr, Nash C. Community engagement and its impact on child health disparities: building blocks, examples, and resources. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S237-S245. Select to access the abstract.

Osler M, Madsen M, Nybo Andersen AM, et al. Do childhood and adult socioeconomic circumstances influence health and physical function in middle-age? Soc Sci Med 2009 Apr; 68(8):1425-31. Select to access the abstract.

Rosenbaum JE. Truth or consequences: the intertemporal consistency of adolescent self-report on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Am J Epidemiol 2009 Jun 1; 169(11):1388-97. Select to access the abstract.

Rothman RL, Yin HS, Mulvaney S, et al. Health literacy and quality: focus on chronic illness care and patient safety. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S315-S326. Select to access the abstract.

Sargent JD. Getting a handle on the media: where should we focus our efforts? Acad Pediatr 2009 Sep-Oct; 9(5):289-90.

Sanders LM, Shaw JS, Guez G, et al. Health literacy and child health promotion: implications for research, clinical care, and public policy. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S306-S314. Select to access the abstract.

Sanders-Phillips K, Settles-Reaves B, Walker D, et al. Social inequality and racial discrimination: risk factors for health disparities in children of color. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S176-S186. Cites AHRQ publication, The Role of partnerships: Second Annual Meeting of Child Health Services Researchers, 2000, as published on AHRQ Web site. Select to access the abstract.

Sherlock R, Chessex P. Shielding parenteral nutrition from light: does the available evidence support a randomized, controlled trial? Pediatrics 2009 Jun; 123(6):1529-33. Select to access the abstract.

Simon TD, Lamb S, Murphy NA, et al. Who will care for me next? Transitioning to adulthood with hydrocephalus. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):1431-7. Select to access the abstract.

Sims TH, Committee on Substance Abuse. Technical report—tobacco as a substance of abuse. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):e1045-53. Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update, 2008. Select to access the abstract.

Solberg LI, Nordin JD, Bryant TL, et al. Clinical preventive services for adolescents. Am J Prev Med 2009 Nov; 37(5):445-54. Select to access the abstract.

Sparks PJ. One size does not fit all: an examination of low birthweight disparities among a diverse set of racial/ethnic groups. Matern Child Health J 2009 Nov; 13(6):769-79.

Talbird SE, Brogan AJ, Winiarski AP. Oseltamivir for influenza postexposure prophylaxis: economic evaluation for children aged 1-12 years in the U.S. Am J Prev Med 2009 Nov; 37(5):381-8.

Tebb KP, Wibbelsman C, Neuhaus JM, et al. Screening for asymptomatic Chlamydia infections among sexually active adolescent girls during pediatric urgent care. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2009 Jun; 163(6):559-64. Select to access the abstract.

Teufel RJ 2nd, Kazley AS, Basco WT Jr. Early adopters of computerized physician order entry in hospitals that care for children: a picture of US health care shortly after the Institute of Medicine reports on quality. Clin Pediatr 2009 May; 48(4):389-96. Select to access the abstract.

Teufel RJ 2nd, Kazley AS, Basco WT Jr. Early adopters of computerized physician order entry in hospitals that care for children: a picture of US health care shortly after the Institute of Medicine reports on quality. Clin Pediatr 2009 May; 48(4):389-96. Select to access the abstract.

Trasande L, Liu Y, Fryer G, et al. Effects of childhood obesity on hospital care and costs, 1999-2005. Health Aff 2009 Jul-Aug; 28(4):w751-w760. Select to access the abstract.

Watson RS, Clermont G, Kinsella JP, et al. Clinical and economic effects of iNO in premature newborns with respiratory failure at 1 year. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124(5):1333-43. Cites AHRQ publications, Treatment Costs for Very Low Birth Weight Infants, 1995 and Care of Children and Adolescents in U.S. Hospitals, 2003. Select to access the abstract.

Weitzman M, Kursmark M. Breast-feeding and child lead exposure: a cause for concern. J Pediatr 2009 Nov; 155(5):610-11. Cites USPSTF recommendation statement, Screening for Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Children and Pregnant Women, 2006.

Winterstein AG, Gerhard T, Shuster J, et al. Cardiac safety of methylphenidate versus amphetamine salts in the treatment of ADHD. Pediatrics 2009 Jul; 124(1):e75-e80. Select to access the abstract.

Wolf MS, Wilson EA, Rapp DN, et al. Literacy and learning in health care. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S275-S281. Select to access the abstract.

Yin HS, Johnson M, Mendelsohn AL, et al. The health literacy of parents in the United States: a nationally representative study. Pediatrics 2009 Nov; 124 Suppl 3:S289-S298. Cites AHRQ's Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Literacy and Health Outcomes, 2004. Select to access the abstract.

Current as of June 2010
Internet Citation: Articles and Publications, 2009: AHRQ-Supported Research on Child and Adolescent Health. June 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/children/publications/2009.html