(@mkballasiotes)

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What are the best acute management strategies for children with stroke?

Key problem: While there is research and advances on treatment for adult stroke, acute stroke treatment for pediatrics has not been included. The TIPS trial (tPA in peds) was terminated due to lack of enrollment. Hence, there are no guidelines for treating acute stroke in children. Lack of timely medical intervention can result in more profound disabilities or death. Methods: Conduct research to identify safe and effective... more »

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(@nsanchezpinto)

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Why do some previosuly healthy infants and toddlers develop severe lower respiratory tract infections with common viruses?

This would be designed as a prospective observational cohort study of children (infants to 2 year olds) with common seasonal respiratory viral illnesses (RSV, enterovirus/rhinovirus, human metapneumovirus, parainfluenza, influenza). Those with severe bronchiolitis/pneumonia requiring hospitalizations would then be compared to those who receive care as outpatients. The analysis would include clustering based on genetic... more »

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(@lyn.jakeman)

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What is the impact of access to age, gender, or ethnic-appropriate specialty care on patient outcomes across the lifespan?

Economic and sociological drivers impact access to individualized specialty health care. This study would examine the role of age (pediatric, geriatric), gender, or ethnicity specialty expertise on patient outcomes. Demographic information would be combined with survey information about access to specialty medical care expertise. Outcomes would be determined by PPI and EHR, to include admissions, length of stay, disability... more »

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