Articles and Publications, 2007

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.

Adams J, Rosenheck R, Gee J, et al. Hospitalized younger: a comparison of a national sample of homeless and house inpatient veterans. J Health Care Poor Underserved 2007 Feb; 18(1):173-84. AHRQ Grant HS11415. Select for abstract.

Barlow SE, Bobra SR, Elliott MB, et al. Recognition of childhood overweight during health supervision visits: does BMI help pediatricians? Obesity 2007 Jan; 15(1):225-32. AHRQ Grant HS13901. Select for abstract.

Bartley M, Head J, Stansfeld S. Is attachment style a source of resilience against health inequalities at work? Soc Sci Med 2007 Feb; 64(4):765-75. Select for abstract.

Brousseau DC, Hoffman RG, Nattinger AB, et al. Quality of primary care and subsequent pediatric emergency department utilization. Pediatrics 2007 Jun; 119(6):1131-8. AHRQ Grant HS015482. Select for abstract.

Brown JS, Kulldorff M, Chan KA, et al. Early detection of adverse drug events within population-based health networks: application of sequential testing methods. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2007 Dec; 16(12):1275-84. Select for abstract.

Carroll KN, Gebretsadik T, Griffin MR, et al. Maternal asthma and maternal smoking are associated with increased risk of bronchiolitis during infancy. Pediatrics 2007 Jun; 119(6):1104-12. AHRQ Grant HS10384. Select for abstract.

Carroll JM, Santucci G, Kang TI, et al. Partners in pediatric palliative care: a program to enhance collaboration between hospital and community palliative care services. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2007 Jun-Jul; 65(3):586-98. AHRQ Grant K08 HS00002. Select for abstract.

Chamberlain JM, Joseph JG, Patel KM, et al. Differences in severity-adjusted pediatric hospitalization rates are associated with race/ethnicity. Pediatrics 2007 Jun; 119(6):e1319-24. AHRQ Grant HS10238. Select for abstract.

Chandler SM, Garcia SM, McCormick DP. Consistency of diagnostic criteria for acute otitis media: a review of the recent literature. Clin Pediatr 2007 Mar; 46(2):99-108. AHRQ Grant HS10613. Select for abstract.

Chu M, Sweis LE, Guay AH, Manski RJ. The dental care of U.S. children: access, use and referrals by nondentist providers, 2003. J Am Dent Assoc 2007 Oct; 138(10):1324-31. Select to access the Select for abstract.

Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Patient safety in the pediatric emergency care setting. Pediatrics 2007 Dec; 120(6):1367-75. Select for abstract.

Cowgill BO, Beckett MK, Corona R, et al. Guardianship planning among HIV-infected parents in the United States: results from a nationally representative sample. Pediatrics 2007 Feb; 119(2):e391-8. AHRQ Grant HS08578. Select for abstract.

Cox ED, Smith MA, Brown RL, et al. Effect of gender and visit length on participation in pediatric visits. Patient Educ Couns 2007 Mar; 65(3):320-8. AHRQ Grant HS13183. Select for abstract.

DiFranza JR. Hooked from the first cigarette. J Fam Pract 2007 Dec; 56(12):1017-21.

Fanjiang G, Russell GH, Katz AJ. Short- and long-term response to and weaning from infliximab therapy in pediatric ulcerative colitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2007 Mar; 44(3):312-17. AHRQ Grant HS00060. Select for abstract.

Feinglass J, Lin S, Thompson J, et al. Baseline health, socioeconomic status, and 10-year mortality among older middle-aged Americans: findings from the Health and Retirement Study, 1992-2002. J Gerontol B Psych Sci Soc Sci 2007 Jul; 62(4):S209-17. Select for abstract.

Feinstein JA, Ernst LM, Ganesh J, et al. What new information pediatric autopsies can provide: a retrospective evaluation of 100 consecutive autopsies using family-centered criteria. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Dec; 161(12):1190-96. AHRQ Grant K08 HS00002. Select for abstract.

Feudtner C, Feinstein JA, Satchell M, et al. Shifting place of death shifting for children with complex chronic conditions, JAMA, 2007 Jun 27; 297(24):2725-32. AHRQ Grant HS00002. Select for abstract.

Feudtner C, Santucci G, Feinstein JA, et al. Hopeful thinking and level of comfort regarding providing pediatric palliative care: a survey of hospital nurses. Pediatrics 2007 Jan; 119(1); e186-92. AHRQ Grant HS00002. Select for abstract.

Finlayson TL, Siefert K, Ismail AI, et al. Maternal self-efficacy and 1-5-year-old children's brushing habits. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2007 Aug; 35(4):272-81. First author is a post-doctoral scholar in AHRQ's Health Services Research Training Program. Select for abstract.

Fiscellla K, Meldrum S, Franks P. Post partum discharge against medical advice: who leaves and does it matter? Matern Child Health J 2007 Sep; 1195):431-36. AHRQ Grant R01 HS10910-02. Select for abstract.

Fleegler EW, Lieu TA, Wise PH, et al. Families' health-related social problems and missed referral opportunities. Pediatrics 2007 Jun; 119(6):e1332-41. AHRQ Grant HS000063. Select for abstract.

Fordwood SR, Asarnow JR, Huizar DP, et al. Suicide attempts among depressed adolescents in primary care. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 2007 Jul-Sep; 36(3):392-404. AHRQ Grant HS09908. Select for abstract.

Froehlich TE, Lanphear BP, Epstein JN, et al. Prevalence, recognition, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a national sample of children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Sep; 161(9):857-64. Select for abstract.

Fry RB, Ray MN, Cobaugh DJ, et al.. Racial/ethnic disparities in patient-reported nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) risk awareness, patient-doctor NSAID risk communication, and NSAID risk behavior. Arthritis Rheum 2007 Dec 15; 57(8):1539-45. AHRQ Grant HS10389. Select for abstract.

Garbutt J, Bloomberg G, Banister C, et al. What constitutes maintenance asthma care? The pediatrician's perspective. Ambul Pediatr 2007 Jul-Aug; 7(4):308-12. AHRQ Grant HS15378-02. Select for abstract

Garbutt J, Brownstein DR, Klein EJ, et al. Reporting and disclosing medical errors: pediatricians' attitudes and behaviors. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Feb; 161(2):179-85. AHRQ Grants HS11890 and HS140201. Select for abstract.

Goldstein RB, Asarnow JR, Jaycox LH, et al. Correlates of "non-problematic" and "problematic" substance use among depressed adolescents in primary care. J Addict Dis 2007; 26(3):39-52. AHRQ Grant HS09908. Select for abstract.

Gorelick MH, Alessandrini EA, Cronan K, et al. Revised Pediatric Emergency Assessment Tool (RePEAT): a severity index for pediatric emergency care. Acad Emerg Med 2007 Apr; 14(4):316-23. AHRQ Grant HS11359. Select for abstract.

Gorman JR, Madlensky L, Jackson DJ, et al. Early postpartum breastfeeding and acculturation among Hispanic women. Birth 2007 Dec; 34(4):308-15. Select for abstract.

Greek AA, Kieckhefer GM, Kim H, et al. Family perceptions of the usual source of care among children with asthma by race/ethnicity, language, and family income. J Asthma 2006 Jan-Feb; 43(1):61-9. AHRQ Grant HS13110. Select for abstract.

Green NS, Rinaldo P, Brower A, Boyle C, Dougherty D, et al. for the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children. Committee report: advancing the current recommended panel of conditions of newborn screening. Genet Med 2007 Nov; 9(11):792-6. Select for abstract.

Grijalva CG, Nuorti JP, Arbogast PG, et al. Decline in pneumonia admissions after routine childhood immunization with pneumonoccal conjugate vaccine in the USA: a time-series analysis. Lancet 2007 Apr 7; 369(9568):1179-86. AHRQ Grant HS16784. Select for abstract.

Haney EM, Huffman LH, Bougatsos C, et al. Screening and treatment for lipid disorders in children and adolescents: systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatrics 2007 Jul; 120(1):e189-e214. Supported by Contract 290-02-0024 to the Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center. Select for abstract.

Hobson WL, Knochel ML, Byington CL, et al. Bottled, filtered, and tap water use in Latino and non-Latino children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 May; 161(5):457-1. AHRQ Grant HS011826. Select for abstract.

Holbrook TL, Hoyt DB, Coimbra R, et al. Trauma in adolescents causes long-term marked deficits in quality of life: adolescent children do not recover preinjury quality of life or function up to two years postinjury compared to national norms. J Trauma 2007 Mar; 62(3):577-83. AHRQ Grant HS07611. Select for abstract.

Horn K, Dino G, Hamilton C, et al. Efficacy of an emergency department-based motivational teenage smoking intervention. Prev Chronic Dis 2007 Jan; 4(1):A08. AHRQ Grant No. HS010736. Select for abstract.

Huang SS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Kleinman K, et al. Parental knowledge about antibiotic use: results of a cluster-randomized, multicommunity intervention. Pediatrics 2007 Apr; 119(4):698-706. AHRQ Grant HS10247. Select for abstract.

Katz DA, Dawson J, Beshansky JR, et al. Does concordance with guideline triage recommendations affect clinical care of patients with possible acute coronary syndrome? Med Decis Making 2007 Jul-Aug; 27(4):323-437. Select for abstract.

Kaushal R, Goldmann DA, Keohane CA, et al. Adverse drug events in pediatric outpatients. Ambul Pediatr 2007 Sep-Oct; 7(5):383-9. AHRQ Grant 5 P01 HS11534-04. Select for abstract.

Klein JD, Shone LP, Szilagyi PG, et al. Impact of the State Children's Health Insurance program on adolescents in New York. Pediatrics 2007 Apr; 119(4):e885-92. AHRQ Grant HS10450. Select for abstract.

Kominski GF, Varon SF, Morisky DE, et al. Costs and cost-effectiveness of adolescent compliance with treatment for latent tuberculosis infection: results from a randomized trial. J Adolesc Health 2007 Jan; 40(1):61-8. AHRQ Grant HS00046. Select for abstract.

Kushel MB, Yen IH, Gee L, et al. Homelessness and health care access after emancipation: results from the Midwest Evaluation of Adult Functioning of Former Foster Youth. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Oct; 161(10):986-93. AHRQ Grant K08 HS011415-03. Select for abstract.

Lannon C, Dolins J, Lazorick S, et al. Partnerships for Quality Project: closing the gap in care of children with ADHD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2007 Dec; 33(12 Suppl):66-74. AHRQ Grant HS013721.

Lee TA, Fuhlbrigge AL, Sullivan SD, et al. Agreement between caregiver reported healthcare utilization and administrative data for children with asthma. J Asthma 2007 Apr; 44(3):189-94. AHRQ Grant HS008368. Select for abstract.

Li X, Stanton B, Yu S. Factorial structure of problem behaviors among urban and rural American adolescents. J Natl Med Assoc 2007 Nov; 99(11):1262-70. AHRQ Grant HS07392. Select for abstract.

Lin KW, Duane Mr. Are some screening tests doing more harm than good? Am Fam Physician 2007 Aug 1; 76(3):351-2.

Mack JW, Co JP, Goldmann DA, et al. Quality of health care for children: role of health and chronic illness in inpatient care experiences. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Sep; 161(9):828-34. Select for abstract.

Mack JW, Cook EF, Wolfe J, et al. Understanding of prognosis among parents of children with cancer: parental optimism and the parent-physician interaction. J Clin Oncol 2007 Apr 10; 25(11):1357-62. AHRQ Grant HS00063. Select for abstract.

Marcin JP, Dharmar M, Cho M, et al. Medication errors among acutely ill and injured children treated in rural emergency departments. Ann Emerg Med 2007 Oct; 50(4):361-7, 367:e1-e2. AHRQ Grant 1 K08 HS13179-01. Select for abstract.

Martin AB, Crawford S, Probst JC. Medical homes for children with special health care needs. J Health Care Poor Underserved 2007 Nov; 18(4):916-30. Select for abstract.

Melnyk BM, Fineout-Overholt E, Hockenberry M, et al. Improving healthcare and outcomes for high-risk children and teens: formation of the National consortium for Pediatric and Adolescent Evidence-Based Practice. Pediatr Nurs 2007 Nov-Dec; 33(6):525-29. AHRQ Grant R13 HS0116758-01.

Miller CA, Tebb KP, Williams JK, et al. Chlamydial screening in urgent care visits: adolescent-reported acceptability associated with adolescent perception of clinician communication. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Aug; 161(8):777-82. AHRQ Grant R01 HS010537-04. Select for abstract.

Minkovitz CS, Strobino D, Mistry KB, et al. Healthy Steps for young children: sustained results at 5.5 years. Pediatrics 2007 Sept; 120(3):e658-68. Select for abstract.

Mistry KB, Minkovitz CS, Strobino DM, et al. Children's television exposure and behavioral and social outcomes at 5.5 years: does timing of exposure matter? Pediatrics 2007 Oct; 120(4):762-9. AHRQ Grant R01 HS13086, "for collection of the data analyzed". Select for abstract.

Mitchell JM, Gaskin DJ. Caregivers' ratings of access: do children with special health care needs fare better under fee-for-service or partially capitated managed care? Med Care 2007 Feb; 45(2):146-53. AHRQ Grant HS10912. Select for abstract.

Murphy NA, Christian B, Caplin DA, et al. The health of caregivers for children with disabilities: caregiver perspectives. Child Care Health Dev 2007 Mar; 33(2):180-7. AHRQ Grant P20 HS11826. Select for abstract.

Ngui EM, Flores G. Unmet needs for specialty, dental, mental, and allied health care among children with special care needs: are there racial/ethnic disparities? J Health Care Poor Underserved 2007 Nov; 18(4):931-49. Select for abstract.

Norlin C, Sharp AL, Firth SD. Unanswered questions prompted during pediatric primary care visits. Ambul Pediatr 2007 Sep-Oct; 7(5):396-400. Statistical analysis by third author supported by grant HS011826-04. Select for abstract.

O'Shea TM, Nageswaran S, Hiatt DC, et al. Follow-up care for infants with chronic lung disease: a randomized comparison of community- and center-based models. Pediatrics 2007 Apr; 119(4):e947-57. AHRQ Grant HS07928. Select for abstract.

Paradise JL, Feldman HM, Campbell TF, et al. Tympanostomy tubes and developmental outcomes at 9 to 11 years of age. N Engl J Med 2007 Jan 18; 356(3):248-61. AHRQ/NICHD Grants HD26026 and HD42080. Select for abstract.

Payne CH, Smith CR, Newkirk LE, et al. Pediatric medication errors in the postanesthesia unit: analysis of MEDMARX data. AORN J 2007 Apr; 85(4):731-40. AHRQ Grant HS010397. Select for abstract.

Phibbs CS, Baker LC, Caughey AB, et al. Level and volume of neonatal intensive care and mortality in very-low-birth-weight infants. N Engl J Med 2007 May 24; 356(21):2165-75. AHRQ/NICHD Grant HD36914. Select for abstract.

Profit J, McCormick MC, Escobar GJ, et al. Neonatal intensive care unit census influences discharges of moderately preterm infants. Pediatrics 2007 Feb; 119(2):314-9. AHRQ Grant HS00063. Select for abstract.

Rhodes ET, Ebbeling CB, Meyers AF, et al. Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelines. Clin Pediatr 2007 Jul; 46(6):491-504. AHRQ Grant T32 HS00063 (to first author). Select for abstract.

Rivara FP, Anderson ML, Fishman P, et al. Intimate partner violence and health care costs and utilization for children living in the home. Pediatrics 2007 Dec; 120(6):1270-7. AHRQ Grant R01 HS10909. Select for abstract.

Roberts LL, Ely JW, Ward MM. Factors contributing to maternal birth-related trauma. Am J Med Qual 2007 Sep-Oct; 22(5):334-43. AHRQ Grant HS015009; uses AHRQ's Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) data for 2003 and Patient Safety Indicator (PSI) and Inpatient Quality Indicator (IQI) tools. Select for abstract.

Russell RB, Green NS, Steiner CA, Meikle S, et al. Cost ofhospitalization for preterm and low birth weight infants in the United States. Pediatrics 2007 Jul; 120(1):e1-9. Select for abstract.

Shah SS, Hall M, Goodman DM, et al. Off-label drug use in hospitalized children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Mar; 161:282-90. AHRQ Grant HS14009. Select for Abstract

Shah SS, Kagen J, Lautenbach E, et al. Bloodstream infections after median sternotomy at a children's hospital. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007 Feb; 133(2):435-40. AHRQ Grant HS10399. Select for abstract.

Simpson L, Dougherty D, Krause D, et al. Measuring children's health care quality. Am J Med Qual 2007 Mar-Apr; 22(2):80-4.

Skinner AC, Mayer ML. Effects of insurance status on children's access to specialty care: a systematic review of the literature. BMC Health Serv Res 2007 Nov 28; 7:14. AHRQ Grant HS013309-01-A1. Select for abstract.

Slonim AD, Marcin JP, Turenne W,et al. Pediatric patient safety events during hospitalization: approaches to accounting for institution-level effects. Health Serv Res 2007 Dec; 42(6 Pt 1):2275-93. AHRQ Grants HS14009-01 and K08 HS13179-01. Select for abstract.

Smith SR, Wahed AS, Kelley SS, et al. Assessing the validity of self-reported medication adherence in hepatitis C treatment. Ann Pharmacother 2007 Jul-Aug; 41(7):1116-23. Select for abstract.

Sun BC, Hoffman JR, Mower WR. Evaluation of a modified prediction instrument to identify significant pediatric intracranial injury after blunt head trauma. Ann Emerg Med 2007 Mar; 49(3):325-32. AHRQ Grant HS09699. Select for abstract.

Szilagyi PG, Shone LP, Klein JD, et al. Improved health care among children with special health care needs after enrollment into the State Children's Health Insurance Program. Ambul Pediatr 2007 Jan-Feb; 7(1):10-7. AHRQ Grant HS10450. Select for abstract.

Thompson DA, Lozano P, Christakis DA. Parent use of touchscreen computer kiosks for child health promotion in community settings. Pediatrics 2007 March; 119(3):427-38. AHRQ Grant HS13302. abstract.

Vargas PA, Perry TT, Robles E, et al. Relationship of body mass index with asthma indicators in Head Start children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2007 Jul; 99(1):22-8. AHRQ Grant 1 U18 HS11062. Select for abstract.

Wasserman M, Bender D, Lee SY. Use of preventive maternal and child health services by Latina women. Med Care Res Rev 2007 Feb; 64(1):4-45. AHRQ Grant HS13864. Select for abstract.

West SL, D'Aloisio AA, Ringel-Kulka T, et al. Population-based drug-related anaphylaxis in children and adolescents captured by South Carolina Emergency Room Hospital Discharge Database (SCERHDD) (2000-2002). Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2007 Dec; 16(12):1255-67. Select for abstract.

Wisnivesky JP, Sampson H, Berns S, et al. Lack of association between indoor allergan sensitization and asthma morbidity in inner-city adults. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2007 Jul; 120(1):113-20. AHRQ Grants K08 HS013312 and R01 HS09973. Select for abstract.

Winterstein AG, Gerhard T, Shuster J, et al. Cardiac safety of central nervous system stimulants in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Pediatrics 2007 Dec; 120(6):e1494-e1501. AHRQ Grant HS016097. Select for abstract.

Wren TA, Do KP, Hara R, et al. Gillette Gait Index as a gait analysis summary measure: comparison with qualitative visual assessments of overall gait. J Pediatr Orthop 2007 Oct-Nov; 2797):765-8. AHRQ Grant HS014169. Select for abstract.

Wren TA, Sheng M, Hara R, Otsuka NY, et al. Agreement among three instruments for measuring functional health status and quality of life in pediatric orthopaedics. J Pediatr Orthop 2007 Mar; 27(2):233-40. AHRQ Grant HS014169. Select for abstract.

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