A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
November 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This article examines the reasoning behind frequent nonurgent pediatric visits to emergency rooms. Reducing the number of nonurgent pediatric emergency department visits may require substantial improvements in families' experiences with their primary care providers.
September 1, 2006 | Toolkit
The purpose of the pediatric emergency preparedness toolkit is to ensure that hospitals across the country are 100 percent compliant with national guidelines created to improve the quality of care children receive in Emergency Departments (EDs).
December 1, 2005 | Journal Article
The authors conducted a cross-sectional survey of 466 parents to determine whether physician style affected (1) parents' proclivity for using antibiotics to treat children's acute otitis media (AOM) and (2) parents' rating of care by the physician. ...
March 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Communication with family members about prognosis and goals of care often occur close to death for patients in the pediatric intensive care unit.
March 24, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Developing Families Center in Washington, D.C., provides health and social support services to young women and their families in the city's low-income, Black neighborhoods.
June 5, 2007 | Program Results Report
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services analyzed whether health insurance-especially Medicaid-could cover preventive health services for children at risk for obesity.
Initiative to reduce emergency department visits, increase reliance on primary care providers, improve adherence to clinical protocols, and improve patient knowledge of and compliance with therapeutic regimens.
To support community-based coalitions aimed at improving efforts to control pediatric asthma.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children in low-income families living far from an immunization provider can miss basic vaccinations because parents lack their own transportation. This study examined how the availability of immunization providers affected vaccination rates among low-income children in Washington, D.C.
November 18, 2009 | Program Results Report
Caleb Mahan was 6 years old when he had his first asthma attack. It came without warning and was severe.