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Virve K Kekkonen, Petri Kivimäki, Hannu Valtonen, Tommi Tolmunen, Soili M Lehto, Jukka Hintikka, Eila Laukkanen
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of somatic, mental and behavioural problems increases in puberty. Nevertheless, compared to adults, health service utilization by adolescents, and associated factors such as risky health behaviours, have been poorly explored. In order to improve health care services, there is a need for further research on adolescents frequently using primary health care. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to investigate adolescents who seek help for health issues, and examine whether particular socio-economic or psychological factors predict frequent primary health care use...
June 2015: Family Practice
Mark A Linden, Ivan L Cepeda, Anne Synnes, Ruth E Grunau
OBJECTIVE: To examine factors which predict parenting stress in a longitudinal cohort of children born very preterm, and seen at age 7 years. METHODS: We recruited 100 very preterm (≤32 weeks gestational age) child-parent dyads and a control group of 50 term-born dyads born between 2001 and 2004 with follow-up at 7 years. Parents completed the Parenting Stress Index, Ways of Coping Questionnaire, Child Behavior Check List, Beck Depression Inventory and the State Trait Anxiety Inventory questionnaires...
June 2015: Archives of Disease in Childhood
Jack C Salerno, Stephen P Seslar
Supraventricular tachycardia is the most common rhythm disturbance in children. We reviewed the spectrum of this common rhythm disorder from symptom recognition and epidemiology to management, with special attention to advancements in the available treatment options.
March 2009: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Neil N Finer, Waldemar A Carlo, Michele C Walsh, Wade Rich, Marie G Gantz, Abbot R Laptook, Bradley A Yoder, Roger G Faix, Abhik Das, W Kenneth Poole, Edward F Donovan, Nancy S Newman, Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Ivan D Frantz, Susie Buchter, Pablo J Sánchez, Kathleen A Kennedy, Nirupama Laroia, Brenda B Poindexter, C Michael Cotten, Krisa P Van Meurs, Shahnaz Duara, Vivek Narendran, Beena G Sood, T Michael O'Shea, Edward F Bell, Vineet Bhandari, Kristi L Watterberg, Rosemary D Higgins
BACKGROUND: There are limited data to inform the choice between early treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and early surfactant treatment as the initial support for extremely-low-birth-weight infants. METHODS: We performed a randomized, multicenter trial, with a 2-by-2 factorial design, involving infants who were born between 24 weeks 0 days and 27 weeks 6 days of gestation. Infants were randomly assigned to intubation and surfactant treatment (within 1 hour after birth) or to CPAP treatment initiated in the delivery room, with subsequent use of a protocol-driven limited ventilation strategy...
May 27, 2010: New England Journal of Medicine
Frederick P Rivara
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May 2015: JAMA Pediatrics
Alexander G Fiks, Stephanie L Mayne, Dean J Karavite, Andrew Suh, Ryan O'Hara, A Russell Localio, Michelle Ross, Robert W Grundmeier
BACKGROUND: Electronic health record (EHR)-linked patient portals are a promising approach to facilitate shared decision-making between families of children with chronic conditions and pediatricians. This study evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of MyAsthma, an EHR-linked patient portal supporting shared decision-making for pediatric asthma. METHODS: We conducted a 6-month randomized controlled trial of MyAsthma at 3 primary care practices. Families were randomized to MyAsthma, which tracks families' asthma treatment concerns and goals, children's asthma symptoms, medication side effects and adherence, and provides decision support, or to standard care...
April 2015: Pediatrics
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