How do attendings perceive housestaff autonomy? Attending experience, hospitalists, and trends over time. Martin SK, Farnan JM, Mayo A, Vekhter B, Meltzer DO, Arora VM. J Hosp Med. 2013 Jun;8(6):292-7. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2016. Epub 2013 Feb 15.
Influence of “GERD” label on parents’ decision to medicate infants. Scherer LD, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A, Tarini BA. Pediatrics. 2013 May;131(5):839-45. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-3070. Epub 2013 Apr 1.
Increased length of stay and costs associated with weekend admissions for failure to thrive. Thompson RT, Bennett WE Jr, Finnell SM, Downs SM, Carroll AE. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):e805-10. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-2015. Epub 2013 Feb 25.
Comparative effectiveness of empiric β-lactam monotherapy and β-lactam-macrolide combination therapy in children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia. Ambroggio L, Taylor JA, Tabb LP, Newschaffer CJ, Evans AA, Shah SS.J Pediatr. 2012 Dec;161(6):1097-103. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.06.067. Epub 2012 Aug 15.
The long-term outcomes of pediatric pleural empyema: a prospective study. Cohen E, Mahant S, Dell SD, Traubici J, Ragone A, Wadhwa A, Connolly B, Weinstein M. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Nov;166(11):999-1004. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.1055.
The diagnosis and management of empyema in children: a comprehensive review from the APSA Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee. Islam S, Calkins CM, Goldin AB, Chen C, Downard CD, Huang EY, Cassidy L, Saito J, Blakely ML, Rangel SJ, Arca MJ, Abdullah F, St Peter SD; APSA Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee, 2011-2012. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Nov;47(11):2101-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.07.047. Review.
Effects of increased overnight supervision on resident education, decision-making, and autonomy. Haber LA, Lau CY, Sharpe BA, Arora VM, Farnan JM, Ranji SR. J Hosp Med. 2012 Oct;7(8):606-10. doi: 10.1002/jhm.1959. Epub 2012 Aug 3.
Variability in processes of care and outcomes among children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia. Brogan TV, Hall M, Williams DJ, Neuman MI, Grijalva CG, Farris RW, Shah SS. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Oct;31(10):1036-41. Free PMC Article
Clinicians’ gut feeling about serious infections in children: observational study. Van den Bruel A, Thompson M, Buntinx F, Mant D. BMJ. 2012 Sep 25;345:e6144. Free PMC Article
Effect of inhaled glucocorticoids in childhood on adult height. Kelly HW, Sternberg AL, Lescher R, Fuhlbrigge AL, Williams P, Zeiger RS, Raissy HH, Van Natta ML, Tonascia J, Strunk RC; CAMP Research Group. N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 6;367(10):904-12. Epub 2012 Sep 3. Free PMC Article
Quality improvement initiative to reduce serious safety events and improve patient safety culture. Muething SE, Goudie A, Schoettker PJ, Donnelly LF, Goodfriend MA, Bracke TM, Brady PW, Wheeler DS, Anderson JM, Kotagal UR. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug;130(2):e423-31. Epub 2012 Jul 16. Free PMC Article
Dose-response relationship of phototherapy for hyperbilirubinemia. Vandborg PK, Hansen BM, Greisen G, Ebbesen F. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug;130(2):e352-7. Epub 2012 Jul 16. Free Article
A clinical decision rule to identify infants with apparent life-threatening event who can be safely discharged from the emergency department. Mittal MK, Sun G, Baren JM. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Jul;28(7):599-605.
Costs and infant outcomes after implementation of a care process model for febrile infants. Byington CL, Reynolds CC, Korgenski K, Sheng X, Valentine KJ, Nelson RE, Daly JA, Osguthorpe RJ, James B, Savitz L, Pavia AT, Clark EB. Pediatrics. 2012 Jul;130(1):e16-24. Epub 2012 Jun 25. Free Article
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