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The Transition Readiness Assessment Questionnaire (TRAQ): its factor structure, reliability, and validity.
OBJECTIVE National consensus statements recommend that providers regularly assess the transition readiness skills of adolescent and young adults (AYA). In 2010 we developed a 29-item version of… Expand
A Clinical Tool to Measure the Components of Health-Care Transition from Pediatric Care to Adult Care: The UNC TRxANSITION Scale
Objective: To describe the development of the University of North Carolina (UNC) TRxANSITION Scale that measures the health-care transition and self-management skills by youth with chronic health… Expand
Pregnancy outcome in North American women. II. Effects of diet, cigarette smoking, stress, and weight gain on placentas, and on neonatal physical and behavioral characteristics.
- T. Picone, L. Allen, P. N. Olsen, M. Ferris
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 December 1982
This study evaulated the effects of diet, weight gain (low = LWG, less than or equal to 15 lb; adequate greater than 15 lb), smoking, and stress on the pregnancy outcomes of 60 women. LWG mothers,… Expand
Differential risk of remission and ESRD in childhood FSGS
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is the leading cause of steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome in childhood and the most common form of end stage renal disease (ESRD) from glomerular disease.… Expand
International and Interdisciplinary Identification of Health Care Transition Outcomes.
IMPORTANCE There is a lack of agreement on what constitutes successful outcomes for the process of health care transition (HCT) among adolescent and young adults with special health care needs. … Expand
Pediatric chronic kidney disease and the process of health care transition.
Health care transition is a process that involves purposeful, planned efforts to prepare the pediatric patient to move from caregiver-directed care to disease self-management. Acquisition of… Expand
Cognitive improvement in children with CKD after transplant
Icard P, Hooper SR, Gipson DS, Ferris ME. Cognitive improvement in children with CKD after transplant. Pediatr Transplantation 2010: 14:887–890. © 2010 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
Memory and Executive Functions in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease
- D. Gipson, S. Hooper, +4 authors M. Ferris
- Psychology, Medicine
- Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and…
- 1 December 2006
This study examined the memory and executive functioning of children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The sample included 20 children and adolescents with CKD ranging in age from… Expand
Self-Management and Transition Readiness Assessment: Development, Reliability, and Factor Structure of the STARx Questionnaire.
INTRODUCTION The Self-Management and Transition to Adulthood with Rx=Treatment (STARx) Questionnaire was developed to collect information on self-management and health care transition (HCT) skills,… Expand
Obesity, albuminuria, and urinalysis findings in US young adults from the Add Health Wave III study.
- M. Ferris, S. Hogan, +6 authors J. Jennette
- Clinical journal of the American Society of…
- 1 November 2007
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Obesity has been associated with kidney disease in adults. This study was designed to evaluate the association of obesity with an early marker of kidney disease,… Expand