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The burden of respiratory syncytial virus infection in young children.
BACKGROUND The primary role of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in causing infant hospitalizations is well recognized, but the total burden of RSV infection among young children remains poorlyExpand
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Respiratory Syncytial Virus–Associated Hospitalizations Among Children Less Than 24 Months of Age
BACKGROUND: Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection is a leading cause of hospitalization among infants. However, estimates of the RSV hospitalization burden have varied, and precision has beenExpand
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Cardiovascular Risk Factors and the Metabolic Syndrome in Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Background— Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common cause of liver disease in children, is associated with obesity and insulin resistance. However, the relationship between NAFLDExpand
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Tobacco-Smoke Exposure in Children Who Live in Multiunit Housing
OBJECTIVE: There is no safe level of secondhand tobacco-smoke exposure, and no previous studies have explored multiunit housing as a potential contributor to secondhand tobacco-smoke exposure inExpand
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A randomized trial of the effect of centralized reminder/recall on immunizations and preventive care visits for adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of a managed care-based patient reminder/recall system on immunization rates and preventive care visits among low-income adolescents. METHODS We conducted aExpand
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Patient—Provider Communication and Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Acceptance
The authors performed telephone interviews of parents of adolescents (n = 430) and their older adolescents (n = 208) in Monroe County, New York to measure parent and adolescent acceptance of humanExpand
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Identification of social-emotional problems among young children in foster care.
BACKGROUND Little is known about how best to implement behavioral screening recommendations in practice, especially for children in foster care, who are at risk for having social-emotional problems.Expand
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Knowledge gaps and misconceptions about over-the-counter analgesics among adolescents attending a hospital-based clinic.
OBJECTIVES Although many adolescents use over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics, their knowledge about these drugs is unclear. This study evaluates misconceptions and knowledge gaps about OTC sideExpand
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Micronutrient levels in children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke.
INTRODUCTION Antioxidant micronutrients are the body's primary defense against the oxidative stress of secondhand smoke (SHS). Micronutrient levels have been associated with lung function; decreasedExpand
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Parent and adolescent perspectives about adolescent vaccine delivery: practical considerations for vaccine communication.
We surveyed parents of adolescents (n=430) and their adolescents ages 15-17 years (n=208) in 9 primary-care settings in Monroe County, NY to assess perceptions about adolescent vaccine delivery.Expand
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