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Health-Related Quality of Life and Fatigue in Children and Adults with Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency.

Hanny Al-Samkari, Eduard J van Beers, D Holmes Morton, Stefan Eber, Satheesh Chonat, Kevin H M Kuo, Nina Kollmar, Heng Wang, Vicky Breakey, Sujit Sheth, Mukta Sharma, Peter W Forbes, Robert Klaassen, Rachael F Grace,

Pyruvate kinase deficiency (PKD) is the most common cause of congenital non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia. Although recognition of the disease spectrum has recently expanded, data describing its impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are limited. In this prospective international cohort of 254 patients (131 adults and 123 children) with PKD, ... Read more >>

Blood Adv (Blood advances)
[2021, :]

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Feasibility and Effect of Reiki on the Physiology and Self-perceived Stress of Nurses in a Large US Hospital.

Kellie Hailey, Jennifer Fortin, Patricia Pratt, Peter W Forbes, Margaret McCabe,

Nurses experience stress in the workplace. We evaluated the feasibility and effect of Reiki to relieve stress of staff nurses during a work shift. All Reiki treatments were completed without interruption and lasted 30 minutes. Stress scores, respiratory rate, and heart rate were significantly decreased immediately following the Reiki treatment. ... Read more >>

Holist Nurs Pract (Holistic nursing practice)
[2021, :]

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Validation of the Hospital Asthma Severity Score (HASS) in children ages 2-18 years old.

Leah Abecassis, Jonathan M Gaffin, Peter W Forbes, Sara R Schenkel, Sarah McBride, Michele DeGrazia,

<h4>Introduction</h4>The Hospital Asthma Severity Score (HASS) was developed to communicate inpatient asthma severity between providers. The purpose of this prospective study was to validate the HASS against the Pediatric Respiratory Assessment Measure (PRAM) and spirometry for assessment of inpatient asthma exacerbation severity in patients 2-18 years old, at a single point-in-time.<h4>Methods</h4>This ... Read more >>

J Asthma (The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma)
[2020, :1-12]

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Health Care Transition in Type 1 Diabetes: Perspectives of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists Caring for Young Adults.

Eveline R Goethals, Rebecca O La Banca, Peter W Forbes, Gabriela H Telo, Lori M Laffel, Katharine C Garvey,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The purpose of the study was to describe experiences reported by diabetes care and education specialists caring for young adults with type 1 diabetes and to assess perceived deficiencies in clinical resources and barriers to care delivery.<h4>Methods</h4>A 60-item electronic survey was fielded through email to members of the Association of ... Read more >>

Diabetes Educ (The Diabetes educator)
[2020, 46(3):252-260]

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Fatigue in children and adolescents with immune thrombocytopenia.

Rachael F Grace, Robert J Klaassen, Kristin A Shimano, Michele P Lambert, Amanda Grimes, James B Bussel, Vicky R Breakey, Yves D Pastore, Vandy Black, Kathleen Overholt, Rukhmi Bhat, Peter W Forbes, Cindy Neunert,

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), an acquired autoimmune disorder of low platelets and risk of bleeding, has a substantial impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Patients with ITP often report significant fatigue, although the pathophysiology of this is poorly understood. In this observational cohort of 120 children receiving second-line therapies for ... Read more >>

Br J Haematol (British journal of haematology)
[2020, 191(1):98-106]

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Association of Blood Type With Postsurgical Mucosal Bleeding in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Tonsillectomy With or Without Adenoidectomy.

Natasha M Archer, Peter W Forbes, Jenna Dargie, Juliana Manganella, Greg R Licameli, Margaret A Kenna, Carlo Brugnara,

<h4>Importance</h4>Blood type (BT) O has been identified as a risk factor for bleeding complications, while non-O BTs may increase risk for thromboembolic events. Limited data are available in children undergoing tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy.<h4>Objective</h4>To determine whether BT O is associated with hemorrhage after tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy.<h4>Design, setting, ... Read more >>

JAMA Netw Open (JAMA network open)
[2020, 3(3):e201804]

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Macronutrient Analysis of Modified-Fat Breast Milk Produced by 3 Methods of Fat Removal.

Kimberly H Barbas, Kendra O'Brien, Peter W Forbes, Mandy B Belfort, Jean Anne Connor, Ravi R Thiagarajan, Susanna Y Huh,

<h4>Background</h4>Infants with chylothorax after congenital heart disease surgery are commonly treated using modified-fat breast milk. The effect of fat removal on breast milk macronutrients remains unclear. We compared macronutrient content of breast milk with breast milk skimmed using 3 methods, including a novel device, a cream separator.<h4>Methods</h4>Thawed frozen breast milk ... Read more >>

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr (JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition)
[2020, 44(5):895-902]

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Investigating Potential Biomarkers in Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Carolyn Bridgemohan, David M Cochran, Yamini J Howe, Katherine Pawlowski, Andrew W Zimmerman, George M Anderson, Roula Choueiri, Laura Sices, Karen J Miller, Monica Ultmann, Jessica Helt, Peter W Forbes, Laura Farfel, Stephanie J Brewster, Jean A Frazier, Ann M Neumeyer,

<h4>Background</h4>Early identification and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improves outcomes, but specific evidence needed to individualize treatment recommendations is lacking. Biomarkers that could be routinely measured within the clinical setting could potentially transform clinical care for patients with ASD. This demonstration project employed collection of biomarker data ... Read more >>

Front Integr Neurosci (Frontiers in integrative neuroscience)
[2019, 13:31]

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Second-line treatments in children with immune thrombocytopenia: Effect on platelet count and patient-centered outcomes.

Rachael F Grace, Kristin A Shimano, Rukhmi Bhat, Cindy Neunert, James B Bussel, Robert J Klaassen, Michele P Lambert, Jennifer A Rothman, Vicky R Breakey, Kerry Hege, Carolyn M Bennett, Melissa J Rose, Kristina M Haley, George R Buchanan, Amy Geddis, Adonis Lorenzana, Michael Jeng, Yves D Pastore, Shelley E Crary, Michelle Neier, Ellis J Neufeld, Nolan Neu, Peter W Forbes, Jenny M Despotovic,

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an autoimmune bleeding disorder with isolated thrombocytopenia and hemorrhagic risk. While many children with ITP can be safely observed, treatments are often needed for various reasons, including to decrease bleeding, or to improve health related quality of life (HRQoL). There are a number of available second-line ... Read more >>

Am J Hematol (American journal of hematology)
[2019, 94(7):741-750]

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Family-Based Crisis Intervention With Suicidal Adolescents: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Elizabeth A Wharff, Katherine B Ginnis, Abigail M Ross, Erina M White, Matthew T White, Peter W Forbes,

<h4>Objective</h4>In current practice, treatment as usual (TAU) for suicidal adolescents includes evaluation, with little or no intervention provided in the emergency department (ED), and disposition, usually to an inpatient psychiatry unit. The family-based crisis intervention (FBCI) is an emergency psychiatry intervention designed to sufficiently stabilize suicidal adolescents within a single ... Read more >>

Pediatr Emerg Care (Pediatric emergency care)
[2019, 35(3):170-175]

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Disparities in the delivery of pediatric oncology nursing care by country income classification: International survey results.

Lisa Morrissey, Megan Lurvey, Courtney Sullivan, Julia Challinor, Peter W Forbes, Linda Abramovitz, Glenn M Afungchwi, Rachel Hollis, Sara Day,

<h4>Background</h4>In 2014, a task force of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Paediatric Oncology in Developing Countries Nursing Workgroup published six baseline standards to provide a framework for pediatric oncology nursing care in low- and lower-middle income countries (L/LMIC). We conducted an international survey in 2016-2017 to examine the ... Read more >>

Pediatr Blood Cancer (Pediatric blood & cancer)
[2019, 66(6):e27663]

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Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents With Learning Problems: Development and Validation of the LD/QOL15 Scale.

Deborah P Waber, Ellen C Boiselle, Peter W Forbes, Jonathan M Girard, Georgios D Sideridis,

Learning problems (LP) can have wider implications than the academic deficits per se. The goal of the present series of studies was to develop a reliable and valid quality-of-life measure targeted to children and adolescents with LP. In Study 1, using a 35-item questionnaire, we surveyed 151 parents/guardians of children ... Read more >>

J Learn Disabil (Journal of learning disabilities)
[2019, 52(2):146-157]

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Physician decision making in selection of second-line treatments in immune thrombocytopenia in children.

Rachael F Grace, Jenny M Despotovic, Carolyn M Bennett, James B Bussel, Michelle Neier, Cindy Neunert, Shelley E Crary, Yves D Pastore, Robert J Klaassen, Jennifer A Rothman, Kerry Hege, Vicky R Breakey, Melissa J Rose, Kristin A Shimano, George R Buchanan, Amy Geddis, Kristina M Haley, Adonis Lorenzana, Alexis Thompson, Michael Jeng, Ellis J Neufeld, Travis Brown, Peter W Forbes, Michele P Lambert,

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an acquired autoimmune bleeding disorder which presents with isolated thrombocytopenia and risk of hemorrhage. While most children with ITP promptly recover with or without drug therapy, ITP is persistent or chronic in others. When needed, how to select second-line therapies is not clear. ICON1, conducted within ... Read more >>

Am J Hematol (American journal of hematology)
[2018, 93(7):882-888]

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Knowledge of Blood Group Decreases von Willebrand Factor Panel Testing in Children.

Natasha M Archer, Peter W Forbes, Carlo Brugnara,

Hemasphere (HemaSphere)
[2017, 1(1):e3]

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Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy Prior to Spinal Fusion for Patients With Gross Motor Function Classification System IV-V Cerebral Palsy.

Kristin Buxton, Rachel Difazio, Ann Morgan, Margaret McCabe, Peter W Forbes,

<h4>Background</h4>Patients with Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) IV-V cerebral palsy (CP) have significant spasticity and frequently develop scoliosis. Intrathecal baclofen (ITB) pumps are effective in managing spasticity. The effect of ITB therapy on the postoperative course following spinal fusion in patients with GMFCS IV-V CP has not been described. ... Read more >>

Orthop Nurs (Orthopedic nursing)
[2018, 37(2):136-143]

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Determinants of physical activity frequency and provider advice during pregnancy.

Eilann C Santo, Peter W Forbes, Emily Oken, Mandy B Belfort,

<h4>Background</h4>Our aims were to (1) describe the frequency of physical activity and prenatal healthcare provider advice about physical activity during pregnancy and (2) examine determinants and correlates of 3rd trimester physical activity and receipt of physical activity advice.<h4>Methods</h4>We analyzed data from the 2008 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. We studied ... Read more >>

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth (BMC pregnancy and childbirth)
[2017, 17(1):286]

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Validation of a pediatric early warning system for hospitalized pediatric oncology patients in a resource-limited setting.

Asya Agulnik, Alejandra Méndez Aceituno, Lupe Nataly Mora Robles, Peter W Forbes, Dora Judith Soberanis Vasquez, Ricardo Mack, Federico Antillon-Klussmann, Monica Kleinman, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo,

<h4>Background</h4>Pediatric oncology patients are at high risk of clinical deterioration, particularly in hospitals with resource limitations. The performance of pediatric early warning systems (PEWS) to identify deterioration has not been assessed in these settings. This study evaluates the validity of PEWS to predict the need for unplanned transfer to the ... Read more >>

Cancer (Cancer)
[2017, 123(24):4903-4913]

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Feasibility of Conducting Autism Biomarker Research in the Clinical Setting.

Laura Sices, Katherine Pawlowski, Laura Farfel, Deirdre Phillips, Yamini Howe, David M Cochran, Roula Choueiri, Peter W Forbes, Stephanie J Brewster, Jean A Frazier, Ann Neumeyer, Carolyn Bridgemohan,

<h4>Objective</h4>Recruitment and completion of research activities during regular clinical care has the potential to increase research participation in complex neurodevelopmental disorders. We evaluated the feasibility, and effect on clinical care, of conducting biomarker research within a subspecialty clinical visit for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).<h4>Methods</h4>Children, aged 5 to 10 years, were ... Read more >>

J Dev Behav Pediatr (Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP)
[2017, 38(7):483-492]

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Improved outcomes after successful implementation of a pediatric early warning system (PEWS) in a resource-limited pediatric oncology hospital.

Asya Agulnik, Lupe Nataly Mora Robles, Peter W Forbes, Doris Judith Soberanis Vasquez, Ricardo Mack, Federico Antillon-Klussmann, Monica Kleinman, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo,

<h4>Background</h4>Hospitalized pediatric oncology patients are at high risk of clinical decline and mortality, particularly in resource-limited settings. Pediatric early warning systems (PEWS) aid in the early identification of clinical deterioration; however, there are limited data regarding their feasibility or impact in low-resource settings. This study describes the successful implementation of ... Read more >>

Cancer (Cancer)
[2017, 123(15):2965-2974]

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Creation of a novel simulator for minimally invasive neurosurgery: fusion of 3D printing and special effects.

Peter Weinstock, Roberta Rehder, Sanjay P Prabhu, Peter W Forbes, Christopher J Roussin, Alan R Cohen,

OBJECTIVE Recent advances in optics and miniaturization have enabled the development of a growing number of minimally invasive procedures, yet innovative training methods for the use of these techniques remain lacking. Conventional teaching models, including cadavers and physical trainers as well as virtual reality platforms, are often expensive and ineffective. ... Read more >>

J Neurosurg Pediatr (Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics)
[2017, 20(1):1-9]

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Ascertaining educational outcomes after assessment in children with learning disorders.

Deborah P Waber, Ellen C Boiselle, Jonathan M Girard, Joseph L Amaral, Peter W Forbes,

<h4>Objective</h4>To survey educational outcomes after an interdisciplinary, neuropsychologically based team assessment for learning disorders.<h4>Method</h4>Parents of 137 children who underwent a comprehensive interdisciplinary neuropsychologically based assessment for learning problems completed an online survey one to four years later. Questions pertained broadly to school outcomes: positive or negative school responses, changes in ... Read more >>

Clin Neuropsychol (The Clinical neuropsychologist)
[2017, 31(1):219-232]

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Census tract based income level and lipid levels in urban pediatric primary care: a retrospective study.

Enid E Martinez, Peter W Forbes, Sharon E O'Brien, Sarah D de Ferranti,

<h4>Background</h4>Lower socioeconomic status has been associated with adverse lipid levels in adult populations. Childhood dyslipidemia is a risk factor for future cardiovascular disease. However, studies examining relationships between socioeconomic indicators and lipid levels in children are limited. To examine the relationship between income level and lipid levels in childhood.<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted ... Read more >>

BMC Pediatr (BMC pediatrics)
[2016, 16:86]

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Thrombopoietin Receptor Agonist Use in Children: Data From the Pediatric ITP Consortium of North America ICON2 Study.

Cindy Neunert, Jenny Despotovic, Kristina Haley, Michele P Lambert, Kerri Nottage, Kristin Shimano, Carolyn Bennett, Robert Klaassen, Kimo Stine, Alexis Thompson, Yves Pastore, Travis Brown, Peter W Forbes, Rachael F Grace, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Data on second-line treatment options for pediatric patients with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) are limited. Thrombopoietin receptor agonists (TPO-RA) provide a nonimmunosuppressive option for children who require an increased platelet count.<h4>Procedure</h4>We performed a multicenter retrospective study of pediatric ITP patients followed at ITP Consortium of North America (ICON) sites to characterize ... Read more >>

Pediatr Blood Cancer (Pediatric blood & cancer)
[2016, 63(8):1407-1413]

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Validation of a Pediatric Early Warning Score in Hospitalized Pediatric Oncology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients.

Asya Agulnik, Peter W Forbes, Nicole Stenquist, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Monica Kleinman,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To evaluate the correlation of a Pediatric Early Warning Score with unplanned transfer to the PICU in hospitalized oncology and hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.<h4>Design</h4>We performed a retrospective matched case-control study, comparing the highest documented Pediatric Early Warning Score within 24 hours prior to unplanned PICU transfers in hospitalized pediatric ... Read more >>

Pediatr Crit Care Med (Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies)
[2016, 17(4):e146-53]

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Increasing Understanding in Children of Depressed Parents: Predictors and Moderators of Intervention Response.

Tracy R G Gladstone, Peter W Forbes, Anne Diehl, William R Beardslee,

We evaluated predictors and moderators of differential response to two family-based depression prevention programs for families with a depressed parent: a clinician-facilitated intervention and a lecture group intervention. Individual and family level variables were examined using regression analyses with generalized estimating equations. For the outcome of child understanding of depression, ... Read more >>

Depress Res Treat (Depression research and treatment)
[2015, 2015:347971]

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