Pediatrics

The 2011 Tuscaloosa tornado: integration of pediatric disaster services into regional systems of care.

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Aug 24, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To empirically describe the integration of pediatric disaster services into regional systems of care after the April 27, 2011, tornado in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a community with no pediatric emergency department or pediatric intensive care unit and few pediatric subspecialists.

Overview: new media.

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May 30, 2012

Pediatricians care for children's growth and development from the time they are born until they become adults. In addition, pediatricians must be vigilant for external influences. Technology influences children of all ages.

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A survey on electronic communication in pediatric clinics.

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Jul 20, 2012

OBJECTIVE: Short message service (SMS) or text messaging is growing in use in personal, business, and more recently healthcare matters. If and how a tool used in adult healthcare may be transitioned to pediatric patients must be carefully studied to minimize potential harms.

Using a tablet computer during pediatric procedures: a case series and review of the "apps".

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Jul 06, 2012

Children who require procedures and interventions that might be painful or anxiety provoking often require physical restraint, procedural sedation, or both.

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Using a mobile phone application in youth mental health - an evaluation study.

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Sep 10, 2012

BACKGROUND: This study evaluates a mobile phone self monitoring tool designed to assist paediatricians in assessing and managing youth mental health.

Screening children for autism in an urban clinic using an electronic M-CHAT.

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Dec 19, 2012

BACKGROUND: The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) is a screening tool for autism spectrum disorders in the clinic. However, the follow-up questions in the M-CHAT are difficult to implement on a paper format.

An analysis of students' clinical experiences in an integrated primary care clerkship.

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Jul 12, 2002

PURPOSE: Combining complementary clinical content into an integrated clerkship curriculum should enhance students' abilities to develop skills relevant to multiple disciplines, but how educational opportunities in primary care ambulatory settings complement each other is unknown.

A chemotherapy incident reporting and improvement system.

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Apr 17, 2003

BACKGROUND: The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has designed and deployed the Chemotherapy Incident Reporting and Improvement System (CIRIS), which is embedded into daily care processes.

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