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Partnership for Male Youth. n.d.. The Partnership for Male Youth: Health provider toolkit for adolescent and young adult males. Washington, DC: Partnership for Male Youth, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit is designed to help health professionals address the unique health care needs of adolescents and young adult males (AYAs) ages 10 to 26. Contents include a checklist covering nine health domains; client interview questions and supporting materials for each domain including background information, practice tools, and references; and a video library containing presentations for continuing medical education and client education. Topics include healthy eating and physical activity, sexual and reproductive health, trauma, mental health, developmental disorders, sexual biologic basics, normal pubertal concerns and genital abnormalities, and labs and immunizations. A tutorial is also available.

Contact: Partnership for Male Youth, 900 Second Street, N.E., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20002, E-mail: barbour@partnershipformaleyouth.org Web Site: http://www.partnershipformaleyouth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Adolescent health, Adolescent males, Comprehensive health care, Continuing medical education, Evidence based health care, Health examinations, Immunizations, Interviews, Medical history taking, Men's health, Screening, Young adults

Nowak AJ, and Christensen JR, Mabry TR, Townsend JA, Wells, MH. 2019. Pediatric dentistry: Infancy through adolescence (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders, 634 pp.

Annotation: This textbook for clinicians, residents, students, and allied health professionals provides information and themes pertinent to dentistry for children at all ages. Contents include information about oral care from conception to age 3, ages 3–6, 6–12, and adolescence. Topics include the responsibilities of non-oral-health professionals related to infant oral health, the effect of oral disease on children, dental sealants, advances in tissue engineering, and the importance of assisting the pediatric patient to transition to an adult dental home. Citations from health literature and policies and clinical guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Academy of Pediatrics are included. The book includes an expert consult website featuring case studies and procedural videos along with a fully searchable version of the text.

Contact: Elsevier Saunders, 3251 Riverport Lane, St. Louis, MO 63043, Telephone: (800) 545-2522 E-mail: usbkinfo@elsevier.com Web Site: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com Document Number: ISBN 978-0-323-08546-5.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents, Age factors, Age groups, Child development, Child health, Children, Dental care, Evidence based medicine, Infant health, Infants, Oral health, Pediatric dentistry, Preventive health services, Textbooks

Hagan JF Jr. 2019. Making Bright Futures work: How evidence, the periodicity schedule, and the Bright Futures guidelines impact practice. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrrics, 1 video (58 min.).

Annotation: This video reviews new clinical content in the Bright Futures Guidelines and the associated Periodicity Schedule, and discusses how to use evidence to decide on content for your practice's health supervision visits and how to identify strategies, tools, and resources to maximize efficiency for health promotion and preventive services.

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 Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent development, Adolescent health, Anticipatory guidance, Child development, Child health, Communities, Disease prevention, Emotional development, Evidence based medicine, Families, Guidelines, Health promotion, Health screening, Health supervision, Infant development, Infant health, Injury prevention, Mental health, Nutrition, Oral health, Pediatric care, Perinatal health, Physical activity, Preventive health services, Protective factors, Psychosocial development, Safety, Sexual health, Standards, Videos, Weight management

Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs. 2018. ESM review & resources: Evidence-based or informed strategy measures--National survey. Washington, DC: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, 24 pp.

Annotation: This resource provides a brief introduction to results-based accountability as a way to effectively measure Evidence-based or informed Strategy Measures (ESMs) as part of the 2017/2019 MCH Block Grant submission. It has been designed to start a process of quality improvement in advancing ESMs, both across the nation and in each Title V agency. It also describes sources for technical assistance. Similar reports are available for each individual state and territorial jurisdiction of the U.S.

Contact: Strengthen the Evidence for MCH Programs, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 3300 Whitehaven St., N.W., Suite 1200A, Washington, DC 20007, Web Site: https://www.mchevidence.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Evidence based health care, Model programs, State CSHCN programs, State MCH programs, Technical assistance, Title V programs

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2017. Preeclampsia: Screening. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force,

Annotation: This resource presents the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation on screening for preeclampsia in pregnant women with blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy. The recommendation statement; supporting documents, including the research plan, evidence review, evidence summary, clinical summary; and related information for health professionals.

Contact: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1584 Web Site: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Childbirth, Evidence based medicine, Hospitals, Preeclampsia, Pregnancy induced hypertension, Pregnant women, Prenatal care, Reproductive health, Screening, Women's health

National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation. 2017. Giving more babies a healthy start in life: An Anthem Foundation & March of Dimes collaboration to reduce preterm births. Washington, DC: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 4 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet describes national and state initiatives to scale up and implement programs that encourage and facilitate first trimester prenatal care and help at-risk mothers commit to behaviors that reduce the numbers of low birthweight infants. Topics include a group prenatal care model called CenteringPregnancy®, smoking cessation programs, quality improvement initiatives related to the elimination of early elective deliveries, and Healthy Babies Are Worth the Wait Community Programs®.

Contact: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 1225 19th Street, N.W., Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-4426 Fax: (202) 296-4319 E-mail: http://www.nihcm.org/contact Web Site: http://www.nihcm.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Childbirth, Collaboration, Community based programs, Community based services, Evidence based medicine, Financing, Health behavior, Health promotion, High risk infants, High risk mothers, High risk pregnancy, Low birthweight, Models, National initiatives, Peer support programs, Prenatal care, Preterm birth, Prevention programs, Smoking cessation

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center. 2017. Strengthen the evidence base for maternal and child health programs: NPM 13b: Oral health in childhood. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 4 pp.

Annotation: This brief identifies evidence-informed strategies for state Title V programs to consider to increase the percentage of infants and children ages 1–17 who had a preventive dental visit in the last year. Contents include information about the evidence continuum and the approach to the review, including examples of each type of intervention and its evidence rating; key findings; and implications. The full review is also available. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: Adolescents, Block grants, Children, Dental care, Evidence-based practice, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Oral health, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Title V programs

Lai Y-H, Garcia S, Strobino D, Minkovitz C. 2017. Strengthen the evidence for maternal and child health programs: National performance measure 13b oral health in childhood evidence review. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 40 pp.

Annotation: This document identifies evidence-informed strategies that state Title V programs might consider implementing to increase the percent of infants and children, ages 1 through 17 years, who had a preventive dental visit in the last year. Contents include an introduction and background; review methods and results, including search results, characteristics of studies reviewed, intervention components, summary of study results, and evidence rating and evidence continuum; and implications of the review. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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

Keywords: , Block grants, Children, Dental care, Evidence-based practice, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Oral health, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Title V programs

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center and Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2017. Strengthening state efforts related to Title V Maternal and Child Health Performance Measure 13 (oral health). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 8 pp.

Annotation: The document provides background information about national performance measure (NPM) 13, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau’s oral health NPM. The document includes two strategies related to NPM 13A (the percentage of women who had a dental visit during pregnancy) and two related to NPM 13B (the percentage of children and adolescents ages 1–17 who had a preventive dental visit in the last year) that states can use to address this performance measure. For each strategy, sample evidence-based or evidence-informed strategy measures, possible data sources, justification for the strategy, and resources to support these efforts are noted. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Evidence based health care, Health care utilization, Oral health, Oral health care, Pregnant women, State programs, Title V programs

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center. 2016. Strengthen the evidence for MCH programs: Environmental scan of strategies National Performance Measure (NPM) #13: Oral health. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 13 pp.

Annotation: This environmental scan identifies collections of strategies to advance performance for NPM #13: Oral Health--percent of women who had a dental visit during pregnancy and percent of children, ages 1 through 17, who had a preventive dental visit in the past year. It includes a list of reviews and compilations on the topic; frameworks and landmark initiatives; databases and related search terms; and inclusion and exclusion criteria. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

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 from the website.

Keywords: , Adolescents, Block grants, Children, Dental care, Evidence-based practice, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Oral health, Policy development, Pregnancy, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Title V programs

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Peers for Progress; National Council of La Raza. 2014. Peer support in health: Evidence to action–An expert panel of the National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network. Leawood, KS: American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Peers for Progress, 47 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes discussions from a national conference held on November 12–13, 2013, in Washington, DC, to discuss current strengths and future needs in the field of peer support. Contents include key findings, background and review of the evidence, and key features of peer support. Topics include conceptual and strategic issues, program development, evaluation of peer support, organizational and system issues, and program sustainability. Recommendations and areas for future work are included.

Contact: American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Peers for Progress, 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Suite 440, Leawood, KS 66211-2672, Telephone: (800) 274-2237 Secondary Telephone: (913) 906-6000 Fax: (913) 906-6095 Web Site: http://peersforprogress.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Community based services, Community health aides, Conference proceedings, Evaluation, Evidence based medicine, Financing, Health care delivery, International programs, Model programs, Peer counseling, Peer education, Peer groups, Peer support programs, Program development, Program improvement, Public health infrastructure, Public health programs, Quality assurance, Service delivery systems, Service integration, Sustainability, Systems development

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. 2014. The guide to clinical preventive services: Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 123 pp.

Annotation: This document is a compilation of abridged U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations released from 2004 to March 2014 and can be used as an evidence-based tool at the point of client care. Contents include clinical summaries of recommendations for children, adolescents, and adults including immunizations for children and adults and topics in progress. The guide also lists resources that clinicians can use to educate clients on appropriate preventive services and provides brief descriptions of and links to tools that health care professionals can use to improve their practice.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website. Document Number: AHRQ Pub. No. 14-05158; ISBN 978-1-58763-439-0.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Evidence based medicine, Immunization, Patient care, Preventive health services

JBS International and National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health. 2014. Trauma informed care: Perspectives and resources. Washington, DC: National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This tool provides guidance to support state and local decision makers, administrators, providers, and youth and family advocates in building and enhancing a trauma-informed work force. Contents include eight modules on the following topics: understanding the impact of trauma, trauma-informed child-serving systems, creating trauma-informed provider organizations, evidence-based treatments addressing trauma, public health approach and cost-benefits of trauma-informed care, youth and family perspectives on trauma-informed care, trauma-informed efforts in eight states, and research and practice in trauma-informed care. Each module contains an issue brief, video interviews with individuals in the field, and lists of resources.

Contact: National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, 3300 Whitehaven Street, Suite 3300, Washington, DC 20007, Telephone: (202) 687-5000 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: childrensmh@georgetown.edu Web Site: http://gucchdtacenter.georgetown.edu/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Case studies, Children, Evidence based medicine, Families, Interdisciplinary approach, Mental health, Models, Organizational change, Resources for professionals, Service delivery systems, Trauma care, Work force, Youth, Youth agencies

Commonwealth Fund, Qualis Health, GroupHealth Research Institute MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation. 2013–. Safety Net Medical Home Initiative. Seattle, WA: Qualis Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource presents a framework to help guide primary care practices in becoming high-performing patient-centered medical homes. The resource describes eight change concepts that can be used to stimulate specific, actionable steps that lead to improvement. The concepts include engaged leadership; quality improvement strategy; empanelment; continuous and team-based healing relationships; organized, evidence-based care; patient-centered interactions; enhanced access; and care coordination. Additional contents include implementation guides, assessment tools, presentations, and other materials on the change concepts as well as resources on payment and recognition.

Contact: Qualis Health, P.O. Box 33400, Seattle, WA 98133-0400, Telephone: (206) 364-9700 Fax: (206) 368-2419 Web Site: http://www.qualishealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Consumer satisfaction, Coordination, Evidence based medicine, Health care delivery, Health care reform, Leadership, Medical home, Model programs, Organizational change, Primary care, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Reimbursement, Relationships, Resources for professionals, Teamwork

American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry. 2013. ADA clinical practice guidelines handbook: 2013 update. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, 58 pp.

Annotation: This resource presents the American Dental Association's (ADA) clinical recommendations for practitioners to use in conjunction with their clinical judgment and their clients' needs and preferences to make evidence-based treatment decisions. Topics include the process used to develop evidence-based clinical recommendations and guidlines on topical fluoride, flouride supplements, flouride toothpaste for young children, non-fluoride caries preventive agents, reconstituting infant formula, pit-and-fissure sealants, screening for oral cancer, and infective endocarditis.

Contact: American Dental Association, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Web Site: http://ebd.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Evidence based health care, Guidelines, Oral health, Treatment effectiveness evaluation

Connolly CA. 2013. A history of the Commonwealth Fund's child development and preventive care program. New York, NY: Commonwealth Fund, 48 pp.

Annotation: This monograph examines the Commonwealth Fund's recent efforts to create an integrated model of well-child care capable of addressing children's cognitive, emotional, and social development needs. It explores the development of well-child care in the United States in the 20th century, focusing on turning points and emphasizing the fund's initiatives and their contributions to child health care; traces the creation of the fund's Child Development and Preventive Care program and provides an intellectual history of the theories and philosophies informing it; examines how the program built momentum for change, engaged stakeholders, and generated evidence; and analyzes lessons learned from the program and considers them in the context of enduring issues in American society.

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 Available from the website.

Keywords: Child development, Evidence based health care, History, Model programs, National initiatives, Preventive health services, Public private partnerships, Service integration, Well child care

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatits, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health. 2012-. Registries of programs effective in reducing youth risk behaviors. Atlanta, GA: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatits, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health,

Annotation: This resource identifies registries of child- and adolescent-related programs recommended by federal agencies on the basis of expert opinion or a review of design and research evidence. The programs focus on different health topics, risk behaviors, and settings. Some, but not all, of the programs have shown evidence in reducing youth risk behaviors.

Contact: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatits, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-29, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724, Telephone: 800-232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Cost effectiveness, Evidence based health care, Health behavior, Intervention, Model programs, Prevention programs, Registries, School age children, Treatment effectiveness evaluation

Powers S, ed. 2012. Supporting quality through evidence-based practices. Zero to Three 32(4),

Annotation: This special issue of Zero to Three presents varying perspectives on the concept and implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) in early childhood. Topics include using implementation science to improve outcomes for children, EBP and early childhood intervention in American Indian and Alaska Native communities, using EBP to support children and families experiencing homelessness, and distinctions between evidence-based treatment and evidence-based practice as a decision-making process. Foundations for professional development are also discussed.

Contact: ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, 1255 23rd Street, N.W., Suite 350, Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 638-1144 Fax: (202) 638-0851 Web Site: http://www.zerotothree.org $40.

Keywords: Continuing education, Decision making, Early childhood development, Early intervention, Evidence based health care, Model programs, Quality assurance, Research

2011-. Reports to Congress. Rockville, MD: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, annual.

Annotation: This annual report identifies gaps in the evidence base on the effectiveness of clinical preventive services for adults and children and recommends priority areas that deserve further research. Topics include high priority evidence gaps for screening tests, behavioral interventions, and clinical preventive services targeting specific populations and age groups. Next steps and a conclusion are also provided.

Contact: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1584 Web Site: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adult health, Child health, Cost effectiveness, Evidence based health care, Prevention services, Research, Treatment effectiveness

Meyers D, Peikes D, Lundquist DS, Genevro J. 2011. Improving evaluations of the medical home. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 4 pp. (Patient-Centered Medical Home Decisionmaker Brief)

Annotation: This brief highlights six key recommendations for evaluators and those considering commissioning evaluations of the patient-centered medical home model. Contents include the rationale and examples in practice for each recommendation. The brief accompanies a white paper on this topic, which is also available from the website.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website. Document Number: AHRQ Publication No. 11-0091.

Keywords: Cost effectiveness, Evidence based health care, Medical home, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Quantitative evaluation, Research design, Research methodology, Treatment effectiveness

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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.