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    • Development and initial testing of the stroke rapid-treatment readiness tool. 

      Olson, DaiWai M; Cox, Margueritte; Constable, Mark; Britz, Gavin W; Lin, Cheryl B; Zimmer, Louise O; Fonarow, Gregg C; ... (9 authors) (J Neurosci Nurs, 2014-10)
      No instruments are currently available to help health systems identify target areas for reducing door-to-needle times for the administration of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator to eligible patients with ischemic ...
    • Do specialty courts achieve better outcomes for children in foster care than general courts? 

      Sloan, Frank A; Gifford, Elizabeth J; Eldred, Lindsey M; Acquah, Kofi F; Blevins, Claire E (Eval Rev, 2013-02)
      OBJECTIVE: This study assessed the effects of unified family and drug treatment courts (DTCs) on the resolution of cases involving foster care children and the resulting effects on school performance. METHOD: The first analytic ...
    • Effectiveness of mentoring programs for youth: a meta-analytic review. 

      DuBois, David L; Holloway, Bruce E; Valentine, Jeffrey C; Cooper, Harris (Am J Community Psychol, 2002-04)
      We used meta-analysis to review 55 evaluations of the effects of mentoring programs on youth. Overall, findings provide evidence of only a modest or small benefit of program participation for the average youth. Program effects ...
    • Implications of practice setting on clinical outcomes and efficiency of care in the delivery of physical therapy services. 

      Childs, John D; Harman, Jeffrey S; Rodeghero, Jason R; Horn, Maggie; George, Steven Z (J Orthop Sports Phys Ther, 2014-12)
      STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of episodes of care. OBJECTIVE: To assess the implications of practice setting (hospital outpatient settings versus private practice) on clinical outcomes and efficiency of care in the ...
    • Improving the Efficiency of Care for Pediatric Patients Hospitalized With Asthma. 

      Bartlett, Kathleen W; Parente, Victoria M; Morales, Vanessa; Hauser, Jillian; McLean, Heather S (Hospital pediatrics, 2017-01)
      Asthma exacerbations are a leading cause of hospitalization among children. Despite the existence of national pediatric asthma guidelines, significant variation in care persists. At Duke Children's Hospital, we determined ...