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Breakey G. n.d.. Facilitation of Primary Care Physician Participation in Preventive Health Care of Children Age 0-5 from Underserved, Diverse Cultural Populations: [Final report]. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Family Stress Center, 30 pp.

Annotation: This project aimed to reduce the incidence of poor health characteristics among low-income, culturally diverse populations by promoting the involvement of primary care physicians (pediatricians) in early screening and intervention. Project goals included increasing the level of preventive health care for underserved children, reducing the severity of psychosocial problems, increasing physicians' sense of involvement as part of a team in providing services to project children and their families, and demonstrating a practical process for accomplishing these goals which can be replicated across the nation. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-152833.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Child Abuse and Neglect Preventive, Continuing Education, Developmentally Delayed/Disabled, EPSDT, Hawaiians, Health Care, Health Supervision Guidelines, High risk children, Low income groups, Medicaid, Primary Care, Psychological Problems, Well Child Care

Baker JP, Pearson HA, eds. 2005. Dedicated to the health of all children. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 213 pp.

Annotation: This book, which was commissioned by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to commemorate its 75th anniversary, recounts many of the major child health issues and pediatric advances, primarily of the past century. The first five chapters are divided chronologically by era, starting with colonial times. Chapter 6 describes selected advances in pediatrics. Chapter 7 presents physicians' anecdotes from the past 75 years. Chapter 8 looks ahead to child health in the 21st century. The book contains a large selection of color photographs. The book includes one appendix -- a list of AAP presidents. Selected readings, photo credits, and an index are also included.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org $75.00, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 1-58110-140-6.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Anniversaries, Child health, History, Infant health, Pediatricians, Professional societies

Schor EL, Lannon C. 2005. Child public health and the quality of preventive pediatric care. New York, NY: Commonwealth Fund, 13 pp. (Background paper)

Annotation: This paper outlines the importance of assuring access to quality care through public and private sectors, and the roles played by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the American Academy of Pediatrics in providing guidelines and training to individual practitioners on preventive care to children and adolescents. Topics include changing patterns of morbidity; problems with health care access and quality; and quality assurance and improvement. Contents include the introduction and background, opportunities and efforts to improve quality, congruent missions to improve child health care quality, all quality is local, a quality of care framework for public health and medicine, and next steps toward collaboration. Notes conclude the report.

Contact: Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, Telephone: (212) 606-3800 Fax: (212) 606-3500 E-mail: info@cmwf.org Web Site: http://www.commonwealthfund.org Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Access to health care, American Academy of Pediatrics, Child health, Collaboration, Disease prevention, Health care financing, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Pediatric care, Physician patient relations, Primary care, Public health, Public private partnerships, Quality assurance, Role

Grason H, Aliza B, Hutchins V, Guyer B, Minkovitz C. 1998. Twelve stories: Pediatrician-led community child health initiatives. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 41 pp.

Annotation: These stories are presented as a part of a national evaluation of the Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Program of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Department of Community Pediatrics, in collaboration with the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health at Georgetown University. The 12 stories highlight pediatrician-led efforts to improve child health at the local community level and represent a variety of projects underway nationwide. Each story provides a portrait of the pediatric leader, describes the context of the local health services and political environments in which the projects are undertaken, outlines specific components of the initiatives and the scope and characteristics of its collaborators, and identifies specific accomplishments.

Contact: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4143, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 502-5450 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc Available at no charge. Document Number: ISBN 1-893692-01-9.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Child health services, Community Access to Child Health, Community agencies, Community based services, Community health centers, Community health services, Evaluation, Pediatricians

Hutchins VL. 1997. Supporting pediatricians in the community: A history of CATCH (Community Access to Child Health). Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 36 pp.

Annotation: This monograph is the historical part of an evaluation of Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The narrative text covers the development of the Healthy Children program of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the subsequent initiation of the CATCH program which focuses on pediatrician leadership in community based child health services. The appendices include a comprehensive chronology of CATCH and a CATCH timeline.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, American Academy of Pediatrics, Child health services, Community Access to Child Health, Community based services, Health care delivery, History, Leadership, Outreach, Pediatricians

American Academy of Pediatrics, Department of Community Pediatrics. 1995. Medical Home Program for Children With Special Needs (Medical Home Project) contract: Final report. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Department of Community Pediatrics, 14 items.

Annotation: This final report of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Medical Home Program for Children With Special Needs (MHP) contract with the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health contains each program objective with the summary of activities for each with the attached deliverable referenced throughout the summary. Copies of publications describing the MHP, the executive summary of the MHP work group, a copy of the MHP work group conference call, the outline of two AAP conference papers on the MHP, and a copy of the project abstract are also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Contact Phone: (708) 228-5005 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Contact E-mail: kidsdocs@aap.org Web Site: https://www.aap.org Price unknown.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Final reports, Medical home, Program descriptions

Garell D. 1991. ACMS/Community-Based Care Coordination Project for CCS Children and Their Families in Los Angeles County [Final report]. Los Angeles, CA: California Children's Services of Los Angeles County, 58 pp.

Annotation: The goals of this project were to: (1) Develop and implement an automated case management system in Los Angeles County to improve and enhance the existing California Children's Services (CCS) system; (2) establish a CCS community-based care coordinator program within Los Angeles County to coordinate and implement an individual service plan for children with special needs and their families; and (3) test the feasibility and desirability of these goals in Los Angeles County, California, and other States. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-147098.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Case Management, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Community-Based Health Care, Coordination of Health Care, Data Bases, Data Collection, Families, Family-Centered Health Care, Medicaid, School Based Health Services, University Affiliated Facility

Schmidt R. 1991. Alaska Child Injury Prevention Project [Final report]. Juneau, AK: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, 9 pp.

Annotation: The goal of this project was to improve the capacity of State public health programs to address the problem of childhood injuries through parent education. This was accomplished through the establishment of child injury prevention programs as part of routine well-child clinics. Program components included a parent survey, parent interviews conducted by public health nurses, and safety information and education provided in clinic waiting rooms. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-146421.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Injuries, Injury Prevention Data Collection, Parent Education, Rural Population

McKay C. 1990 (ca.). Minnesota Childhood Injury Prevention Project [Final report]. Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Department of Health, 10 pp.

Annotation: This project expanded childhood injury surveillance efforts and childhood injury prevention activities within local community health services. Project activities included compiling data on childhood-specific injury morbidity and mortality, creating a coalition of agencies with an interest in childhood injuries, providing assistance in developing local prevention programs, developing a comprehensive approach to reduce scald injuries in children ages birth to five years, and making long-range plans to address other types of injuries and other age groups. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-146009.

Keywords: Adolescents, American Academy of Pediatrics, Burns, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Child, Data Collection, Education of Health Professionals, Emergency Medical Services, Injury Prevention Injuries, Morbidity, Mortality, Preschoolers, Rural Population, Scalds, School-Age Children

American Academy of Pediatrics. 1990. Solutions: An overview of the Academy's three part access to care campaign. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 20 pp.

Annotation: This publication outlines the three basic barriers that millions of children and families face when they need quality health care: financial barriers, system barriers, and information barriers. This report also provides stories of several children and their families, and the obstacles that stand between them and health care.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Access to health care, American Academy of Pediatrics, Barriers, Pediatrics, Personal narratives

Seidel J. 1989. Emergency Medical Services for Children in Rural and Urban Settings: [Final report]. Sacremento, CA: California State Department of Health Services/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 6 pp.

Annotation: This project was designed to develop an Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program in California. The project worked with a variety of local organizations in order to collect and analyze data on pediatric emergency medical services (EMS) systems. An injury severity index was developed to predict outcomes and to determine how specialized care would affect outcomes, and the cost of pediatric emergency medical services care was calculated. These data were used as the basis for proposing a rural EMSC system for communities with a variety of EMSC resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB94-164100.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Critical Care, Data Collection, Emergency Medical Services, Health Professionals, Rural Population, Trauma

American Academy of Pediatrics, Task Force on Public Law 93-641. 1977 (ca.). A handbook on child health planning for AAP chapters. [Evanston, IL]: American Academy of Pediatrics, 63 pp.

Annotation: This handbook for use in the preparation of an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) chapter plan for child health services was developed in response to the recommendation of the AAP Executive Board. The first section introduces the need and reason for the development of the handbook. Section two tells how to develop a chapter plan that can be used by a health systems agency in its health systems plan. Section three describes a suggested schedule or work plan for a chapter planning committee. Section four includes a condensation of the AAP Draft Guidelines to use in the development of a health systems plan and an accompanying discussion of each section of these guidelines. The suggestions for chapter planning committees to use in preparing a plan for child health services as describe in section two are based on this document.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Child health services, Guidelines, Health agencies, Health planning

American Academy of Pediatrics, and American Nurses' Association, Division of Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practice. 1972. Child health care in the '70s: Proceedings of the Eastern Regional Workshop for Registered Nurses, Physicians, Educators on Pediatric Nurse Associate Programs—June 14-15, 1971: Boston Massachusetts. New York, NY: American Nurses' Association, 78 pp.

Annotation: These conference proceedings discuss the need for pediatric nurse associates, the current state of the art, consumer participation in health delivery services, where the profession is going and how to get there, and evaluation of nursing education. The appendix contains guidelines on short-term continuing education programs for pediatric nurse associates issued jointly by the American Nurses' Association, Division on Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practice, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Nurses Association, Conferences, Guidelines, Nurse practitioners, Nursing education, Pediatric nursing

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Fetus and Newborn. 1964. Standards and recommendations for hospital care of newborn infants (Rev. ed.). Evanston, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 89 pp.

Annotation: These are the officially endorsed standards for hospital care of newborn infants as submitted by the committee on Fetus and Newborn to the Executive Board of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The standards address administrative services and policies, physical facilities for the care of newborn infants, care of infants, and special problems. A checklist of standards is included.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Hospital nurseries, Hospital services, Newborn infants, Standards

Michigan Department of Health. 1962. Evaluation check list based on the Academy of Pediatrics manual Care of Children in Hospitals. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Health, 32 pp.

Annotation: This evaluation list is designed to help implement the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics manual, Care of Children in Hospitals. The chapters conform to those of the Academy manual and the recommendations are consistent with the Rules and Minimum Standards for Hospitals of the Michigan Department of Health. Items are coded by the decimal system for quick reference and machine tabulation. It is intended to be useful for a hospital to evaluate its facilities, policies, and procedures for pediatric care; comparing its care of children with a recognized standard; identifying problems in the organization and operation of the pediatric service; and establishing priorities for the solution of the problems.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Evaluation, Hospitals, Michigan, Pediatric care, Standards

American Academy of Pediatrics. 1955. For the welfare of children: The addresses of the first twenty-five presidents of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Springfield, IL: Thomas, 288 pp.

Annotation: This volume presents the annual addresses (1921-1955) of the first twenty-five presidents of the American Academy of Pediatrics. These addresses are essentially personal observations on current problems considered important by each president as he concluded his span of office. As a compilation, they are both a history of the Academy and pediatrics during this time period. The underlying theme of the addresses is the dedication of the pediatrician to child welfare. The photograph of each president is reproduced and a short appreciation of each president, written by one or more contemporaries, is included. Remarks on each essay follow, giving in some instances the background of its composition and delivery.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, History, Pediatrics

Pease MC. 1952. American Academy of Pediatrics: June 1930 to June 1951. [New York?], 302 pp.

Annotation: This book portrays the growth and development of the American Academy of Pediatrics since its formal organization in 1930. Part one discusses the organization, its officers, and committees. Part two looks at the Academy's record, pediatric medical education, and publications of the Academy. Part three discusses the Academy's relationships with the Children's Bureau and the American Medical Association. The book closes with a discussion of the future of the Academy.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association Children's Bureau, History, Medical societies, Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Fetus and Newborn. 1949. Standards and recommendations for hospital care of newborn infants full-term and premature. Evanston, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 55 pp.

Annotation: These are the officially endorsed 1954 revised standards for hospital care of newborn infants as submitted by the Committee on Fetus and Newborn to the Executive Board of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The standards address medical service and policies, nursing service, physical facilities, care, preparation for home care, health examinations of personnel, rooming-in, and special standards for premature infants.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Hospital nurseries, Newborn infants, Premature infants, Standards

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee for the Improvement of Child Health. 1948. The road ahead for better child health. Philadelphia, PA: American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee for the Improvement of Child Health, 18 pp.

Annotation: This brochure offers suggestions for the improvement of child health services based on the findings of a nation-wide 1948 study of child health services by the American Academy of Pediatrics with the cooperation of the Children's Bureau. That study is titled Child Health Services and Pediatric Education and is published separately. This publication discusses the need for better training for all doctors who provide child care, better distribution of services for child care, the method of fulfilling the needs, the obstacles to this, the first steps in accomplishing that, and the end result.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Child health services, Children's Bureau, Medical education, Pediatrics

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.