Pediatrics

Mobile Phone Incentives for Childhood Immunizations in Rural India.

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Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVES: Young children in resource-poor settings remain inadequately immunized. We evaluated the role of compliance-linked incentives versus mobile phone messaging to improve childhood immunizations.

Pilot RCT Results of an mHealth HIV Prevention Program for Sexual Minority Male Adolescents.

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Jun 29, 2017

BACKGROUND: Guy2Guy (G2G) is the first comprehensive HIV prevention program developed for sexual minority males as young as 14 years old and is delivered nationally via text messaging. Here, we report the results of the pilot randomized control trial.

Nonemergency Acute Care: When It's Not the Medical Home.

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May 30, 2017

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) affirms that the optimal location for children to receive care for acute, nonemergency health concerns is the medical home.

Mobile Phone Interventions for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Systematic Review.

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Sep 02, 2016

CONTEXT: Interventions for adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) are increasingly using mobile phones but may not effectively report evidence.

Reliability of Telemedicine in the Assessment of Seriously Ill Children.

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Mar 02, 2016

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Data are limited that establish the clinical reliability of telemedicine in evaluating children who are seriously ill.

A Comparison of Strategies for Retinopathy of Prematurity Detection.

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Jan 05, 2016

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Delayed detection of type 1 retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) can lead to permanent visual impairment. Providing ROP examinations is challenging because of the limited ophthalmology workforce.

Model for Service Delivery for Developmental Disorders in Low-Income Countries.

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Dec 02, 2015

As in many low-income countries, the treatment gap for developmental disorders in rural Pakistan is near 100%. We integrated social, technological, and business innovations to develop and pilot a potentially sustainable service for children with developmental disorders in 1 rural area.

The Use of Telemedicine to Address Access and Physician Workforce Shortages.

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Jul 03, 2015

The use of telemedicine technologies by primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists (henceforth referred to as "pediatric physicians") has the potential to transform the practice of pediatrics.

Telemedicine: Pediatric Applications.

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Jul 03, 2015

Telemedicine is a technological tool that is improving the health of children around the world.

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Text message reminders for second dose of influenza vaccine: a randomized controlled trial.

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Jan 02, 2015

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether provision of vaccine-health-literacy-promoting information in text message vaccine reminders improves receipt and timeliness of the second dose of influenza vaccine within a season for children in need of 2 doses.

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