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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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Freed GL, Hudson EJ
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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With recent improvements in health care, many children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses often live well into adulthood. As such, the leaders in the health care system are struggling to determine who should provide care to these individuals, how such care should be delivered, and the most appropriate methods to finance such care once they become young adults. This report synthesizes the existing knowledge surrounding transition of care efforts. Overall, the literature includes theoretical descriptions of transition models as well as program characteristics, provider and parent...

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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This report, which is part of a series discussing workforce trends for general pediatrics and related subspecialty areas, highlights the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) workforce data for pediatric nephrology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report in the series as it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties.1 In 1974, pediatric nephrology became the third ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 121 board-certified pediatric nephrologists.

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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This report, which is part of a series discussing workforce trends for general pediatrics and related subspecialty areas, highlights the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) workforce data for pediatric hematology-oncology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report in the series as it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties.1 In 1974, pediatric hematology-oncology became the second ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 283 board-certified pediatric...

Freed GL, Fant KE, Nahra TA, Wheeler JR; Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics
2005
Academic Medicine
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Purpose
To determine how practicing physicians who graduated from internal medicine-pediatrics residency programs allocate their practice time and professional activities between adult and child patients, and to investigate whether there are predictors of the extent to which a particular physician's practice is more or less focused on one or the other of these patient groups.

Method
In 2003, the authors mailed a questionnaire to the 1,300 generalists and 472 subspecialists who, as of 2003, had completed internal medicine-pediatrics...

Freed GL, Nahra TA, Venus PJ, Schech SD, Wheeler JR
2005
Journal of Pediatrics
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Objective
To assess whether primary care physicians, via referrals or other mechanisms, are now providing proportionally less care for children with specific common diagnoses, thus driving greater demand for specialist services.

Study Design
Secondary data analysis (1993-2001) from one of the largest commercial healthcare organizations in the United States. Evaluation and management (E/M) common procedural terminology (CPT) visit codes and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes pertaining to asthma, constipation, headache,...