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New estimates of the prevalence of neurological and sensory sequelae and mortality associated with congenital cytomegalovirus infection
Congenital CMV is a major cause of neurological and sensory impairment in children. Reliable estimates of the prevalence of permanent sequelae and mortality associated with congenital CMV are neededExpand
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Economic gains resulting from the reduction in children's exposure to lead in the United States.
In this study we quantify economic benefits from projected improvements in worker productivity resulting from the reduction in children's exposure to lead in the United States since 1976. WeExpand
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Assessing cost-effectiveness in healthcare: history of the $50,000 per QALY threshold
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  • Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes…
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Cost–effectiveness analyses, particularly in the USA, commonly use a figure of $50,000 per life-year or quality-adjusted life-year gained as a threshold for assessing the cost-effectiveness of anExpand
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Sickle Cell Disease in Africa A Neglected Cause of Early Childhood Mortality
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is common throughoutmuchof sub-SaharanAfrica, affecting up to 3% of births in some parts of the continent. Nevertheless, it remains a low priority formany health ministries.Expand
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Strategies for Implementing Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease
BACKGROUND: Although newborn screening for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) was recommended by the US Health and Human Services Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders inExpand
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Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis: evaluation of benefits and risks and recommendations for state newborn screening programs.
In November 2003, CDC and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation cosponsored a workshop to review the benefits and risks associated with newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF). This report describes newExpand
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Autism Spectrum Disorders and Health Care Expenditures: The Effects of Co-Occurring Conditions
Objective: Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) often have co-occurring conditions, but little is known on the effect of those conditions on their medical care cost. Medical expendituresExpand
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Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection as a cause of permanent bilateral hearing loss: a quantitative assessment.
BACKGROUND Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a cause of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in children, but the magnitude of its contribution is uncertain. Quantifying the impact ofExpand
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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms and child maltreatment: a population-based study.
OBJECTIVE To examine whether symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during childhood are associated with child maltreatment. STUDY DESIGN The study sample consisted of 14 322Expand
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Role of Pulse Oximetry in Examining Newborns for Congenital Heart Disease: A Scientific Statement from the AHA and AAP
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this statement is to address the state of evidence on the routine use of pulse oximetry in newborns to detect critical congenital heart disease (CCHD). METHODS AND RESULTS:Expand
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