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August 1, 2011 | Journal Article
This article examines the reliability of using administrative billing codes to identify pediatric urinary tract infection hospitalizations. Urinary tract infections are among the most common causes of hospitalization for children, and there is substantial variation in the treatment of pediatric urinary tract infection hospitalizations.
March 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Kids with pneumonia treated after an office visit are more likely to receive broad-spectrum antibiotics despite evidence of little benefit over narrow-spectrum penicillins.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Pictograms improve parents' accuracy in giving their children medication, but high error rates persist.
December 15, 2010 | Journal Article
A study to assess the consistency and clarity of over-the-counter (OTC) pediatric liquid medication dosing directions and measuring devices found highly variable and potentially confusing directions, devices and units of measurement within and across medications.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Alumni of three scholar programs report on their studies of privacy for adolescents, methods of care, medical outcomes, the history of women in pediatrics and more.
November 1, 2010 | Journal Article
There is no standard method for classifying children as chronically ill. This study is the first to use hospital discharge data and the Clinical Risk Groups (CRG) to identify chronically ill children. The patients came from a Seattle community clinic.
June 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examines the range of care received by children hospitalized with urinary tract infections. Urinary tract infection is one of the most common causes of hospitalization among children under 12 years of age in the United States.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Research on health literacy and child health outcomes is in its infancy, but evidence suggests improving health literacy should be part of any framework to improve children's health. Four specific interventions are recommended for evaluation.
November 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This article examines the reasoning behind frequent nonurgent pediatric visits to emergency rooms. Reducing the number of nonurgent pediatric emergency department visits may require substantial improvements in families' experiences with their primary care providers.
May 1, 2006 | Journal Article
The evidence that introducing solids to infants before three to four months (early solid feeding) increases risk of allergic disease was systematically reviewed in the current study. MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, and the Drugs and Pharmacology sect ...