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Original Investigation 
Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH; Richard Marshall, MD; Ken P. Kleinman, ScD; Matthew W. Gillman, MD, SM; Karen Hacker, MD, MPH; Christine M. Horan, MPH; Renata L. Smith, MPH; Sarah Price, MPH; Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH; Sheryl L. Rifas-Shiman, MPH; Steven R. Simon, MD, MPH
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Importance  Evidence of effective treatment of childhood obesity in primary care settings is limited.

Objective  To examine the extent to which computerized clinical decision support (CDS) delivered to pediatric clinicians at the point of care of obese children, with or without individualized family coaching, improved body ...

Original Investigation 
Li Ming Wen, MD, MMed, PhD; Louise A. Baur, MBBS, PhD; Judy M. Simpson, PhD; Huilan Xu, MBiostat, MPH; Alison J. Hayes, PhD; Louise L. Hardy, MPH(Hons), PhD; Mandy Williams, MHP; Chris Rissel, PhD

Importance  Little evidence exists on whether effects of an early obesity intervention are sustainable.

Objective  To assess the sustainability of effects of a home-based early intervention on children’s body mass index (BMI) and BMI z score at 3 years after intervention.

Design, Setting, and Participants  ...

David J. McLario, DO, MS; Adam B. Sivitz, MD

Importance  Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound has been used by a variety of nonradiologist physicians. Recently, POC ultrasound use by pediatricians has received increased attention with the practice of both established and novel applications.

Objectives  To review various uses of ultrasound by pediatricians, discuss challenges and potential pitfalls ...

Michelle M. Garrison, PhD

It is a classic chicken or egg conundrum: across the many cross-sectional studies in the literature reporting significant associations between childhood sleep problems and emotional/behavioral problems, some consider sleep the exposure and behavior the outcome in their statistics and tables1,2 and some examine behavior problems ...

Evaline A. Alessandrini, MD, MSCE; Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH

Every day, approximately 80 000 children seek emergency care in US emergency departments (EDs), and 20% of all children in the United States will have at least 1 ED visit each year.1,2 Yet the needs of children historically have received little attention in the emergency medical ...

Original Investigation 
Børge Sivertsen, PhD; Allison G. Harvey, PhD; Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud, PhD, MD; Leila Torgersen, PhD; Eivind Ystrom, PhD; Mari Hysing, PhD

Importance  Childhood sleep problems have been linked to a range of adverse health outcomes, but there is limited knowledge as to the temporal association between sleep problems and subsequent emotional and behavioral problems in young children.

Objective  To examine whether sleep problems in toddlers aged 18 ...

Original Investigation 
Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD; Michael Ely, MHRM; Patricia Schmuhl, BA; Russell Telford, MA; Katherine E. Remick, MD; Elizabeth A. Edgerton, MD, MPH; Lenora M. Olson, PhD, MA
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Importance  Previous assessments of readiness of emergency departments (EDs) have not been comprehensive and have shown relatively poor pediatric readiness, with a reported weighted pediatric readiness score (WPRS) of 55.

Objectives  To assess US EDs for pediatric readiness based on compliance with the 2009 guidelines for ...

Editorial: The Continuing Evolution of Pediatric Emergency Care; Evaline A. Alessandrini, MD, MSCE; Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH
James M. Perrin, MD; Sarosh P. Batlivala, MD; Tina L. Cheng, MD, MPH
Greg J. Duncan, PhD; Marie C. McCormick, MD, ScD; Constance F. Citro, PhD

This Viewpoint discusses why the National Children’s Study was discontinued and whether a scaled-down version of the original study would be as effective.

Original Investigation 
Holly C. Gooding, MD, MSc; Angie Mae Rodday, MSc; John B. Wong, MD; Matthew W. Gillman, MD, SM; Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM; Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH; Sarah D. de Ferranti, MD, MPH

Importance  Health care practitioners who care for adolescents transitioning to adulthood often face incongruent recommendations from pediatric and adult guidelines for treatment of lipid levels.

Objective  To compare the proportion of young people aged 17 to 21 years who meet criteria for pharmacologic treatment of elevated ...

Original Investigation 
Michael Zappitelli, MD, MSc; Jason H. Greenberg, MD; Steven G. Coca, DO, MS; Catherine D. Krawczeski, MD; Simon Li, MD, MPH; Heather R. Thiessen-Philbrook, MMath; Michael R. Bennett, PhD; Prasad Devarajan, MD; Chirag R. Parikh, MD, PhD; for the Translational Research Investigating Biomarker Endpoints in Acute Kidney Injury (TRIBE-AKI) Consortium

Importance  Research has identified improved biomarkers of acute kidney injury (AKI). Cystatin C (CysC) is a better glomerular filtration rate marker than serum creatinine (SCr) and may improve AKI definition.

Objective  To determine if defining clinical AKI by increases in CysC vs SCr alters associations with ...

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Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH

“You mean you do that for free? Why would you spend the time? What's in it for you?”

Alain Joffe, MD, MPH; Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH

How best to transition adolescents and young adults—particularly medically complex individuals or those with a chronic illness or disability—from a pediatric to an adult system of health care remains a largely unanswered question. Challenges to a smooth transition include being able to identify those most in need of ...

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