Identification of attentional and hyperactivity problems in primary care: a report from pediatric research in office settings and the ambulatory sentinel practice network.

@article{Wasserman1999IdentificationOA,
  title={Identification of attentional and hyperactivity problems in primary care: a report from pediatric research in office settings and the ambulatory sentinel practice network.},
  author={Richard C. Wasserman and Kelly J. Kelleher and Artur Bocian and Alastair Baker and George E Childs and F J Indacochea and Clydette Stulp and William P Gardner},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1999},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={E38}
}
OBJECTIVES To 1) determine the frequency of identification of attentional and hyperactivity problems (AHPs) by clinicians, and 2) examine whether minority children or children from less well-educated, lower-income, or lower-functioning families would be more likely to be identified as having AHPs. DESIGN Prospective cohort study of 22 059 consecutive children 4 to 15 years of age being seen for acute, chronic, and health supervision visits. SETTING Practices of 401 pediatric and family… CONTINUE READING