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Adolescents with a chronic condition: challenges living, challenges treating
In this review, we aim to focus attention on the interaction between adolescents with chronic conditions and the health systems that support them. At least 12% of adolescents live with a chronic… Expand
Cystic Fibrosis and Transition to Adult Medical Care
Transition of young adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) from pediatric to adult medical care is an important priority, because many patients are living well into their fourth decade, and by 2010 more… Expand
Transition to adult health care for adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions: position paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.
Shared decision-making to improve attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder care.
- William Brinkman, Jessica Hartl Majcher, +5 authors J. Epstein
- Patient education and counseling
- 1 October 2013
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of a shared decision-making intervention with parents of children newly diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. METHODS Seven pediatricians… Expand
Impact of recent pulmonary exacerbations on quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis.
OBJECTIVE To compare the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of people with cystic fibrosis (CF) to the general population, and to determine the relationship between HRQOL and clinical and… Expand
Transition to adult care: experiences and expectations of adolescents with a chronic illness.
BACKGROUND Effective means of transitioning adolescent patients with chronic illness from paediatric to adult medical care are poorly documented and supported by limited evidence. The purpose of this… Expand
Health Care Preferences and Priorities of Adolescents With Chronic Illnesses
- M. Britto, R. Devellis, R. Hornung, G. Defriese, H. Atherton, G. Slap
- 1 November 2004
Background. Efforts to make health care for adolescents with chronic illnesses more patient-centered must be grounded in an understanding and clear measures of adolescents' preferences and… Expand
School Disconnectedness: Identifying Adolescents at Risk
Objective. School connectedness, or the feeling of closeness to school personnel and the school environment, decreases the likelihood of health risk behaviors during adolescence. The objective of… Expand
What Is Known about Parents’ Treatment Decisions? A Narrative Review of Pediatric Decision Making
- E. Lipstein, William Brinkman, M. Britto
- Medical decision making : an international…
- 1 March 2012
Background. With the increasing complexity of decisions in pediatric medicine, there is a growing need to understand the pediatric decision-making process. Objective. To conduct a narrative review of… Expand
Risk factors associated with surgical site infection after pediatric posterior spinal fusion procedure.
- W. Linam, P. Margolis, +4 authors B. Connelly
- Infection control and hospital epidemiology
- 6 January 2009
OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors associated with surgical site infection (SSI) after pediatric posterior spinal fusion procedure by examining characteristics related to the patient, the surgical… Expand