Articles and Publications, 2008

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.

Abatemarco DJ, Kairys SW, Gubernick RS, et al. Expanding the pediatrician's black bag: a psychosocial care improvement model to address the "new morbidities." Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2008 Feb; 34(2):106-15. Select for abstract.

Ackerman LK. Update on immunizations in children and adolescents. Am Fam Physician 2008 Jun 1; 77(11):1561-8. Select for abstract.

Andrade SE, Raebel MA, Brown J, et al. Use of antidepressant medications during pregnancy: a multisite study. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 Feb; 198(2):194.e1-5. Select for abstract.

Bailit JL, Love TE. The role of race in cesarean delivery rate case mix adjustment. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 Jan; 198(1):69.e1-5. AHRQ Grant HS014352-01A1. Select for abstract.

Bethell CD, Read D, Blumberg SJ, et al. What is the prevalence of children with special health care needs? Toward an understanding of variations in findings and methods across three national surveys. Matern Child Health J 2008 Jan; 12(1):1-14. Select for abstract.

Bonomi AE, Anderson ML, Rivara FP, et al. Health care utilization and costs associated with childhood abuse. J Gen Intern Med 2008 Mar; 23(3):294-99. Select for abstract.

Bossarte RM, Caine ED. Increase in US youth suicide rates 2004. Inj Prev 2008 Feb; 14(1):2-3. AHRQ Grant HS15930-02.

Bowen ME, Ray WA, Arbogast PG, et al. Increasing exposure to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 Mar; 198(3):291.e1-e5. Select for abstract.

Boyington JE, Carter-Edwards L, Piehl M, et al. Cultural attitudes toward weight, diet, and physical activity among overweight African American girls. Prev Chron Dis 2008 Apr; 5(2):A36. Select for abstract.

Brady SS, Gorman-Smith D, Henry DB, et al. Adaptive coping reduces the impact of community violence exposure on violent behavior among African American and Latino male adolescents. J Abnorm Child Psychol 2008 Jan; 36(1):105-15. Select for abstract.

Brickhouse TH, Rozier G, Slade GD. Effects of enrollment in Medicaid versus the State Children's Health Insurance Program on kindergarten children's untreated dental caries. Am J Public Health 2008 May; 98(5):876-81. Select for abstract.

Buckelew SM, Yu J, English A, et al. Innovations in preventive mental health care services for adolescents. J Adol Health 2008 May, 42 (95):519-25. Select to access the abstract in PubMed®.

Buekens P, Belizan JM, Jacquerioz FA. Forward: Maternal and childbirth health systematic reviews. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2008 Jan; 22 Suppl 1:1-3.

Christensen M, Thomson V, Letson GW. Evaluating the reach of universal newborn hearing screening in Colorado. Am J Prev Med 2008 Dec; 35(6):594-7. Cites USPSTF recommendation statement, Newborn Hearing Screening. Select to access the abstract.

Caughey AB, Washington AE, Kuppermann M. Perceived risk of prenatal diagnostic procedure-related miscarriage and Down syndrome among pregnant women. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 Mar; 198(3):333.e1-e8. Select for abstract.

Chen AY, Escarce JJ. Family structure and the treatment of childhood asthma. Med Care 2008 Feb; 46(2):174-84. Select for abstract.

Cohen RH, Matter KC, Sinclair SA, et al. Unintentional pediatric submersion-injury-related hospitalizations in the United States, 2003. Inj Prev 2008 Apr; 14(2):131-35. Select for abstract.

Cooper WO, Ray WA, Arbogast PG, et al. Health plan notification and feedback to providers is associated with increased filling of preventer medications for children with asthma enrolled in Medicaid. J Pediatr 2008 Apr; 152(4):481-8. Select for abstract.

Cousineau MR, Stevens GD, Pickering TA. Preventable hospitalizations among children in California counties after child health insurance expansion initiatives. Med Care 2008 Feb; 46(2):142-7. Select for abstract.

Dharmar M, Marcin JP, Romano PS, et al. Quality of care of children in the emergency department: association with hospital setting and physician training. J Pediatr 2008 Dec; 153(6):783-9. e1-789.e2. Select to access the abstract.

DeVoe JE, Graham A, Krois L, et al. "Mind the gap" in children's health insurance coverage: does the length of a child's coverage gap matter? Ambul Pediatr 2008 Mar-Apr; 8(2):129-34. Select for abstract.

DeVoe JE, Krois L, Edlund T, et al. Uninsurance among children whose parents are losing Medicaid coverage: results from a statewide survey of Oregon families. Health Serv Res 2008 Feb; 43(1 Pt II):401-18. AHRQ Grants HS014645 and HS16181. Select for abstract.

DeVoe JE, Krois L, Edlund C, et al. Uninsured but eligible children: are their parents insured? Recent findings from Oregon. Med Care 2008 Jan; 46(1):3-8. AHRQ Grants HS014645 and HS16181. Select for abstract.

Ferranti J, Horvath MM, Cozart H, et al. Reevaluating the safety profile of pediatrics: a comparison of computerized adverse drug event surveillance and voluntary reporting in the pediatrics environment. Pediatrics 2008 May; 121(5):e1201-8.

French LC, Dietrich MS, Labadie RF. An estimate of the number of mastoidectomy procedures performed annually in the United States. Ear Nose Throat J 2008 May; 87(5):267-70. Select for abstract.

Fuhlbrigge A, Carey VJ, Finkelstein JA, et al. Are performance measures based on automated medical records valid for physician/practice profiling of asthma care? Med Care 2008 Jun; 46(6):620-26. Select for abstract.

Geisler WM, James AB. Chlamydial and gonococcal infections in women seeking pregnancy testing at family-planning clinics. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 May; 198(5):502e1-e4. Select for abstract.

Gregory KD, Korst LM, Fridman M, et al. Vaginal birth cesarean: clinical risk factors associated with adverse outcome. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 Apr; 198(4):452.e1-452.e12. Select for abstract.

Gonzales R, Corbett KK, Wong S, et al. "Get Smart Colorado": impact of a mass media campaign to improve community antibiotic use. Med Care 2008 Jun; 46(6):597-605. Select for abstract.

Gorelick M, Scribano PV, Stevens MW, et al. Predicting need for hospitalization in acute pediatric asthma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Nov; 24(11):735-44. Select to access the abstract.

Herndon JB, Vogel WB, Bucciarelli RL, et al. The effect of premium changes on SCHIP enrollment duration. Health Serv Res 2008 Apr; 43(2):458-77. Select for abstract.

Hill SC, Liang L. Smoking in the home and children's health. Tob Control 2008 Feb; 17(1):32-37. Select for abstract.

Hsia RY, MacIsaac D, Palm E. Trends in charges and payments for nonhospitalized emergency department pediatric visits, 1996-2003. Acad Emerg Med 2008 Apr; 15(4):347-54. Select for abstract.

Hu D, Goldie S. The economic burden of noncervical human papillomavirus disease in the United States. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008 May; 198(5):500.e1-e7. Select for abstract.

Jacquerioz FA, Belizan JM, Buekens P. Recommendations to increase the impact of maternal and childbirth health systematic reviews in the Americas. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2008 Jan; 22 Suppl 1:61-6. Select for abstract.

Kelly PJ, Morrow JD, Ning M, et al. Oxidative stress and matrix metalloproteinase-9 in acute ischemic stroke: the Biomarker Evaluation. Stroke 2008 Jan; 39(1):100-4. AHRQ Grant HS011392. Select for abstract.

Kim JY, Lautenbach E, Chu J, et al. Fluoroquinolone resistance in pediatric bloodstream infections because of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species. Am J Infect Control 2008 Feb; 36(1):70-73. AHRQ Grant HS10399. Select for abstract.

Kramer TL, Miller TL, Phillips SD, et al. Quality of mental health care for depressed adolescents. Am J Med Qual 2008 Mar-Apr; 23(2):96-104. Select for abstract.

Kronman MP, Hall M, Slonim AD, et al. Charges and lengths of stay attributable to adverse patient-care events using pediatric-specific quality indicators: a multicenter study of freestanding children's hospitals. Pediatrics 2008 Jun; 121(6):e1653-9. Select for abstract.

Kuehn BM. Preventive Services Task Force endorses breastfeeding support in primary care. JAMA 2008 Dec 10; 300(22):2598.

Liang L, Huang J. Go out or stay in? The effects of zero tolerance laws on alcohol use and drinking and driving patterns among college students. Health Econ 2008 Jan 25; Epub ahead of print. Select for abstract.

Lin CL, Zaslavsky AM, Ganz ML. The financial implications of availability and quality of a usual source of care for children with special health care needs. Matern Child Health J 2008 Mar; 12(2):243-59. Select for abstract.

Lorch SA, Millman AM, Zhang X et al. Impact of admission-day crowding on the length of stay of pediatric hospitalization. Pediatrics 2008 Apr; 121(4):e718-30. Select for abstract.

McCormick MC, Escobar GJ, Zheng Z, et al. Factors influencing parental satisfaction with neonatal intensive care among the families of moderately premature infants. Pediatrics 2008 Jun; 121(6):1111-18. AHRQ Grant HS10131. Select for abstract.

Meropol SB. Valuing reduced antibiotic use for pediatric acute otitis media. Pediatrics 2008 Apr; 121(4):669-73.

Meropol SB, Glick HA, Asch DA. Age inconsistency in the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for acute otitis media. Pediatrics 2008 Apr; 121(4):657-68. Select for abstract.

Misra A. Impact of the HealthChoice Program on cesarean section and vaginal birth after C-section deliveries: a retrospective analysis. Matern Child Health J 2008 Mar; 12(2):266-75. Select for abstract.

Mongelluzzo J, Mohamad Z, Ten Have TR, et al. Corticosteroids and mortality in children with bacterial meningitis. JAMA 2008 May 7; 299(17):2048-55.

Moyer VA, Calonge N, Teutsch SM, Botkin JR, on behalf of the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Expanding newborn screening: process, policy, and priorities. Hastings Center Rep 2008 May-Jun; 38(3):32-48. Select for abstract.

Nageswaran S, Silver EJ, Stein RE, et al. Association of functional limitation with health care needs and experience of children with special health care needs. Pediatrics 2008 May; 121(5):994-1001. Select for abstract.

Olfson M, Marcus SC, Druss BG. Effects of Food and Drug Administration warnings on antidepressant use in a national sample. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2008 Jan; 65(1):94-101. AHRQ Grant HS016097. Select for abstract.

Owens PL, Zodet MW, Berdahl T, Dougherty D, McCormick MC, Simpson LA. Annual report on health care for children and youth in the United States: focus on injury-related emergency department utilization and expenditures. Ambul Pediatr 2008 Jul-Aug;8(4):219-40.e17. Select for abstract.

Perry TT, Vargas PA, Bufford J, et al. Classroom aeroallergen exposure in Arkansas Head Start centers. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2008 Apr; 100(4):358-63. AHRQ Grant HS11062. Select for abstract.

Pont SJ, Carpenter LR, Griffin MR, et al. Trends in healthcare usage attributable to diarrhea, 1995-2004. J Pediatr 2008 Dec; 153(6):777-82.el. Select to access the abstract.

Scal P, Davern M, Ireland M, et al. Transition to adulthood: delays and unmet needs among adolescents and young adults with asthma. J Pediatr 2008 Apr; 152(4):471-5. Select for abstract.

Scanlon MC, Harris JM 2nd, Levy F, et al. Evaluation of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality pediatric quality indicators. Pediatrics 2008 Jun; 121(6):e1723-31. Select for abstract.

Schechter MS. Patient registry analyses: seize the data, but caveat lector. J Pediatr 2008 Dec; 153(6):733-35.

Shone LP, Lantz PM, Dick AW, et al. Crowd-out in the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP): incidence, enrollee characteristics and experiences, and potential impact on New York's SCHIP. Health Serv Res 2008 Feb; 43(1 Pt 2):419-32. AHRQ Grant HS01450-03. Select for abstract.

Skinner AC, Weinberger M, Mulvaney S, et al. Accuracy of perceptions of overweight and relation to self-care behaviors among adolescents with type 2 diabetes and their parents. Diabetes Care 2008 Feb; 31(2):227-9. AHRQ Grant HS00032-14. Select for abstract.

Stratton KM. Pediatrics nurse staffing and quality of care in the hospital setting. J Nurs Care Qual 2008 Apr-Jun; 23(2):105-14. Select for abstract.

Takata GS, Mason W, Taketomo C, et al. Development, testing, and findings of a pediatric-focused trigger tool to identify medication-related harm in US children's hospitals. Pediatrics 2008 Apr; 121(4):e927-35. Select for abstract.

Tate JE, Simonsen L, Vibound C, et al. Trends in intussusception hospitalizations among US infants, 1993-2004: implications for monitoring the safety of the new rotavirus vaccination program. Pediatrics 2008 May; 121(5):e1125-32.

Trivedi AN, Rakowski W, Ayanian JZ. Effect of cost sharing on screening mammography in Medicare health plans. N Engl J Med 2008 Jan 24; 358(4):375-83. AHRQ Grant HS000020-20. Select for abstract.

Vartak S, Ward MM, Vaughn TE. Do postoperative complications vary by hospital teaching status? Med Care 2008 Jan; 46(1):25-32. AHRQ Grant HS-015009. Select for abstract.

Weinstein SL, Dolan LA, Cheng JC, et al. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Lancet 2008 May 3; 371(9623):1527-37. Select for abstract.

Wellbery C. Otitis media guidelines do not reflect clinical practice. Am Fam Physician 2008 Feb 15; 77(4):516-17.

Wessell AM, Liszka HA, Nietert PJ, et al. Achievable benchmarks of care for primary care quality indicators in a practice-based research network. Am J Med Qual 2008 Jan-Feb; 23(1):39-46. AHRQ Grant HS013716. Select for abstract.

Wu AC, Smith L, Bokhour B, et al. Racial/ethnic variation in parent perceptions of asthma. Ambul Pediatr 2008 Mar-Apr; 8(2):89-97. Select for abstract.

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