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The Pain Coping Questionnaire: preliminary validation
&NA; A new measure of coping, the Pain Coping Questionnaire (PCQ), is presented and validated in two studies of children and adolescents. Factor analyses of data from healthy children and adolescentsExpand
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Best practices in managing transition to adulthood for adolescents with congenital heart disease: the transition process and medical and psychosocial issues: a scientific statement from the American
Many children born with complex childhood illnesses that historically caused early death are now surviving into adulthood with the expectation of leading meaningful and productive lives. They willExpand
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Prevalence and source of pain in pediatric inpatients
&NA; Our knowledge of the prevalence and sources of pain within hospital is limited. The present study is an epidemiological investigation of pain in a pediatric hospital. All children who wereExpand
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Self-administration of over-the-counter medication for pain among adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To examine over-the-counter (OTC) medication use and self-administration of medication among adolescents. DESIGN In-person survey. SETTINGS Three public junior high schools in Halifax,Expand
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Task force 2: special health care needs of adults with congenital heart disease.
Transition into the adult health care system is crucial for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD), as well as for adolescents with many other chronic conditions. Indeed, “arranging efficientExpand
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Prevalence and correlates of successful transfer from pediatric to adult health care among a cohort of young adults with complex congenital heart defects.
OBJECTIVES More than 85% of children born today with chronic medical conditions will live to adulthood, and many should transfer from pediatric to adult health care. The numbers of adults withExpand
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Facial Expression of Children Receiving Immunizations: A Principal Components Analysis of the Child Facial Coding System
ObjectiveTo identify the structure of facial reaction to procedural pain and to determine the subset of facial actions that best describe the response. DesignObservational. SettingFive rural and fiveExpand
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Implementing electronic health records: Key factors in primary care.
OBJECTIVE To examine common themes about implementing and adopting electronic health record (EHR) systems that emerged from 3 separate studies of the experiences of primary health care providers andExpand
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Watch needle, watch TV: Audiovisual distraction in preschool immunization.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of audiovisual distraction compared with a blank TV screen in the reduction of pain associated with intramuscular immunization. DESIGN Subjects were randomlyExpand
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A pilot study of exercise training in adult patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.
BACKGROUND Positive effects of physical training in adults with acquired heart disease have been reported. The role of exercise training in adults with congenital heart disease, however, is less wellExpand
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