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Publications

Abstracts for research papers, reports, and commentaries that are supported in part or in full by the ABP or ABP Foundation or on which ABP staff serve as authors – and have been published in major journals – are provided below.

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Miller AG, Napolitano N, Turner DA, Rehder KJ, Nishisaki A, National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI)
2020
Respir Care
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Background
Tracheal intubation by respiratory therapists (RTs) is a well-established practice that has been described primarily in adult and neonatal patients. However, minimal data exist regarding RTs' intubation performance in pediatric ICUs. The purpose of this study was to describe the current landscape of intubations performed by RTs in pediatric ICUs.

Methods
A multicenter quality improvement database, the National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) was queried from 2015 to 2018. We performed a retrospective...

Suttle ML, Chase MA, Sasser WC 3rd, Moore-Clingenpeel M, Maa T, Werner JA, Bone MF, Boyer DL, Marcdante KJ, Mason KE, McCabe ME, Mink RB, Su F, Turner DA, Education in Pediatric Intensive Care (E.P.I.C.) Investigators
2020
Crit Care Med
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Objectives
Assess the overall level of burnout in pediatric critical care medicine fellows and examine factors that may contribute to or protect against its development.

Design
Cross-sectional observational study.

Setting
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited pediatric critical care medicine fellowship programs across the United States.

Subjects 
Pediatric critical care medicine fellows and program directors.

Interventions...

Synhorst DC, Johnson MB, Bettenhausen JL, Kyler KE, Richardson TE, Mann KJ, Fieldston ES, Hall M
2020
Pediatrics
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Background
Improvement initiatives promote safe and efficient care for hospitalized children. However, these may be associated with limited cost savings. In this article, we sought to understand the potential financial benefit yielded by improvement initiatives by describing the inpatient allocation of costs for common pediatric diagnoses.

Methods
This study is a retrospective cross-sectional analysis of pediatric patients aged 0 to 21 years from 48 children's hospitals included in the Pediatric Health Information System database from...

Weyand AC, Nichols DG, Freed GL
2020
Pediatrics
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Medicine in the United States has been hampered by a lack of diversity for centuries. Over the past few decades, greater attention and efforts have been focused on tackling this problem. A diverse workforce is important for many reasons, including a commitment toward a representative workforce in the name of social justice, improved patient care in the form of increased access and patient satisfaction, and service to communities for whom we provide care. Programs aimed at increasing diversity exist at every level of medical training, from premedical programs to the subspecialty match....

Tan C, Kuhn C, Anderson J, Borun A, Turner DA, Whalen K, Shah K
2020
J Grad Med Educ
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Background
Improved well-being is a focus for graduate medical education (GME) programs. Residents and fellows often express difficulty with visiting primary care physicians, and this issue has not been thoroughly investigated.

Objective
We reported implementation and utilization of a primary care concierge scheduling service and a primary care video visit service for GME trainees.

Methods
GME leaders collaborated with Duke Primary Care to offer trainees a concierge scheduling service and opportunity for...