Data Consultant at the Perinatal Research Unit at Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research.
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Respiratory syncytial virus testing during bronchiolitis episodes of care in an integrated health care delivery system: ...
Published in Clinical Therapeutics
ronchiolitis has the highest incidence rate of any lower respiratory infection among infants and children <2 years of age. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common etiology of bronchiolitis. The American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend routine RSV testing for infants and children with bronchiolitis. The clinical predictors of R...
Antenatal Ultrasound and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Published in Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
We evaluated antenatal ultrasound (U/S) exposure as a risk factor for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), comparing affected singleton children and control children born 1995-1999 and enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente health care system. Among children
Persistent recurring wheezing in the fifth year of life after laboratory-confirmed, medically attended respiratory syncy...
Published in BMC Pediatrics
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in infancy is associated with subsequent recurrent wheezing. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study examined children born at >=32 weeks gestation between 1996--2004. All children were