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Practical Pediatrics 2020: Conference Topics

November 3, 2020

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Early Life: Transitioning from the NICU to Primary Care

NICU discharge planning and beyond: recommendations for parent psychosocial support.

Purdy IB, Craig JW, Zeanah P.

J Perinatol. 2015 Dec;35 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):S24-8. doi: 10.1038/jp.2015.146.

PMID: 26597802 Free PMC article. Review.

Supporting play exploration and early developmental intervention versus usual care to enhance development outcomes during the transition from the neonatal intensive care unit to home: a pilot randomized controlled trial.

Dusing SC, Tripathi T, Marcinowski EC, Thacker LR, Brown LF, Hendricks-Muñoz KD.

BMC Pediatr. 2018 Feb 9;18(1):46. doi: 10.1186/s12887-018-1011-4.

PMID: 29426320 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Nurses' Reflections on Benefits and Challenges of Implementing Family-Centered Care in Pediatric Intensive Care Units.

Coats H, Bourget E, Starks H, Lindhorst T, Saiki-Craighill S, Curtis JR, Hays R, Doorenbos A.

Am J Crit Care. 2018 Jan;27(1):52-58. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2018353.

PMID: 29292276 Free PMC article.

The Growth and Development Unit. A proposed approach for enhancing infant neurodevelopment and family-centered care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Erdei C, Inder TE, Dodrill P, Woodward LJ.

J Perinatol. 2019 Dec;39(12):1684-1687. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0514-7. Epub 2019 Oct 3.

PMID: 31582813 Review.

Maternal Immigrant Status and Readiness to Transition to Home From the NICU.

McGowan EC, Abdulla LS, Hawes KK, Tucker R, Vohr BR.

Pediatrics. 2019 May;143(5):e20182657. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-2657.

PMID: 31036673 Free PMC article.

Perspectives of Low Socioeconomic Status Mothers of Premature Infants.

Enlow E, Faherty LJ, Wallace-Keeshen S, Martin AE, Shea JA, Lorch SA.

Pediatrics. 2017 Mar;139(3):e20162310. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2310. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

PMID: 28223372 Free PMC article.

Term admissions to neonatal units in England: a role for transitional care? A retrospective cohort study.

Battersby C, Michaelides S, Upton M, Rennie JM; Jaundice Working Group of the Atain (Avoiding Term Admissions Into Neonatal units) programme, led by the Patient Safety team in NHS Improvement.

BMJ Open. 2017 May 29;7(5):e016050. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016050.

PMID: 28554938 Free PMC article.

Predictors of caregiver satisfaction with visiting nurse home visits after NICU discharge.

Awindaogo F, Smith VC, Litt JS.

J Perinatol. 2016 Apr;36(4):325-8. doi: 10.1038/jp.2015.195. Epub 2015 Dec 17.

PMID: 26675001

Homecare and Healthcare Utilization Errors Post-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Discharge.

Patel R, Nudelman M, Olarewaju A, Pooley SW, Jegatheesan P, Song D, Govindaswami B.

Adv Neonatal Care. 2017 Aug;17(4):258-264. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000390.

PMID: 28252522 Free PMC article.

Managing Anemia in Primary Care


Anemia in disadvantaged children aged under five years; quality of care in primary practice.

Mitchinson C, Strobel N, McAullay D, McAuley K, Bailie R, Edmond KM.

BMC Pediatr. 2019 Jun 4;19(1):178. doi: 10.1186/s12887-019-1543-2.

PMID: 31164108 Free PMC article.


Anemia and micronutrient deficiencies in infants attending at Primary Health Care in Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil.

Oliveira CS, Augusto RA, Muniz PT, da Silva SA, Cardoso MA.

Cien Saude Colet. 2016 Feb;21(2):517-29. doi: 10.1590/1413-81232015212.19072014.

PMID: 26910159 English, Portuguese.


The perspective of primary health care pediatricians regarding childhood anemia and iron supplementation.

Sguassero Y, Guerrero MM, Romero M.

Arch Argent Pediatr. 2018 Feb 1;116(1):21-27. doi: 10.5546/aap.2018.eng.21.

PMID: 29333808 English, Spanish.


Screenings during Well-Child Visits in Primary Care: A Quality Improvement Study.

Wakai T, Simasek M, Nakagawa U, Saijo M, Fetters MD.

J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jul-Aug;31(4):558-569. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2018.04.170222.

PMID: 29986982


Maternal anaemia and maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes in a prospective cohort study in India and Pakistan.

Parks S, Hoffman MK, Goudar SS, Patel A, Saleem S, Ali SA, Goldenberg RL, Hibberd PL, Moore J, Wallace D, McClure EM, Derman RJ.

BJOG. 2019 May;126(6):737-743. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15585. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

PMID: 30554474 Free PMC article.


Supplemental iron intake and the risk of glucose intolerance in pregnancy: re-analysis of a randomised controlled trial in Finland.

Kinnunen TI, Luoto R, Helin A, Hemminki E.

Matern Child Nutr. 2016 Jan;12(1):74-84. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12139. Epub 2014 Jul 4.

PMID: 24995700 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Vexed by the Vaccine Hesitant


Psychometric properties of the adapted measles vaccine hesitancy scale in Sudan.

Sabahelzain MM, Dubé E, Moukhyer M, Larson HJ, van den Borne B, Bosma H.

PLoS One. 2020 Aug 6;15(8):e0237171. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0237171. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32760162 Free PMC article.


A hidden vulnerable population: Young children up-to-date on vaccine series recommendations except influenza vaccines.

Bleser WK, Salmon DA, Miranda PY.

PLoS One. 2020 Jun 18;15(6):e0234466. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234466. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32555653 Free PMC article.


Improving vaccination uptake among adolescents.

Abdullahi LH, Kagina BM, Ndze VN, Hussey GD, Wiysonge CS.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Jan 17;1(1):CD011895. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011895.pub2.

PMID: 31978259 Free PMC article.


Vaccine hesitancy among Saudi parents and its determinants. Result from the WHO SAGE working group on vaccine hesitancy survey tool.

Alsubaie SS, Gosadi IM, Alsaadi BM, Albacker NB, Bawazir MA, Bin-Daud N, Almanie WB, Alsaadi MM, Alzamil FA.

Saudi Med J. 2019 Dec;40(12):1242-1250. doi: 10.15537/smj.2019.12.24653.

PMID: 31828276


New immunization strategies: adapting to global challenges.

Mantel C, Cherian T.

Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2020 Jan;63(1):25-31. doi: 10.1007/s00103-019-03066-x.

PMID: 31802153 Free PMC article. Review.


Vaccine hesitancy and (fake) news: Quasi-experimental evidence from Italy.

Carrieri V, Madio L, Principe F.

Health Econ. 2019 Nov;28(11):1377-1382. doi: 10.1002/hec.3937. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

PMID: 31429153 Free PMC article.


Why do some Korean parents hesitate to vaccinate their children?

Chang K, Lee SY.

Epidemiol Health. 2019;41:e2019031. doi: 10.4178/epih.e2019031. Epub 2019 Jul 9.

PMID: 31319656 Free PMC article.


The law on compulsory vaccination in Italy: an update 2 years after the introduction.

D'Ancona F, D'Amario C, Maraglino F, Rezza G, Iannazzo S.

Euro Surveill. 2019 Jun;24(26):1900371. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.26.1900371.

PMID: 31266589 Free PMC article.


Determinants of vaccine hesitancy in Quebec: a large population-based survey.

Guay M, Gosselin V, Petit G, Baron G, Gagneur A.

Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019;15(11):2527-2533. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1603563. Epub 2019 May 17.

PMID: 31050594 Free PMC article.


Childhood vaccinations: knowledge, attitudes and practices of paediatricians and factors associated with their confidence in addressing parental concerns, Italy, 2016.

Filia A, Bella A, D'Ancona F, Fabiani M, Giambi C, Rizzo C, Ferrara L, Pascucci MG, Rota MC.

Euro Surveill. 2019 Feb;24(6):1800275. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.6.1800275.

PMID: 30755294 Free PMC article.