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Comparing Ways to Monitor and Treat High Blood Pressure in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease -- The PRESERVE Study

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Christopher Forrest, MD, PhD
Project Status:
In progress; Not yet recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®

Comparing Three Ways to Treat Children with Inactive Spondyloarthritis -- The BACK-OFF JSpA Study

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Pamela Weiss, MD, AB
Project Status:
In progress; Not yet recruiting
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Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
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In progress; Recruiting
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Research
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In progress; Recruiting
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Research

Comparing Three Surgical Treatments for Kidney Stones in Children and Youth

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Gregory E. Tasian, MD, MSc
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research, Research Conducted Using PCORnet®
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Universal versus Targeted School Screenings for Depression among Teens -- The SHIELD Trial

Penn State University Hershey Medical Center
| Pennsylvania
Deepa Sekhar, MD, MSc
Project Status:
In progress; Data collected
Project Type:
Research

Comparing Home- Versus Clinic-Based Phototherapy for the Treatment of Psoriasis -- The LITE Study

University of Pennsylvania
| Pennsylvania
Joel Mitchell Gelfand, MD, MS
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Project Status:
In progress; Recruiting
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Improving Communication about Care Goals for Children with ADHD

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
James Patrick Guevara, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Chemotherapy Recovery at Home versus in the Hospital for Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Richard Aplenc, MD, PhD
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Early Rehab Therapy with Usual Care for Children with Acute Brain Injuries

University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Ericka Linn Fink, MD, MS
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Using Computer Alert Systems in the Emergency Room to Screen for Child Abuse

University of Pittsburgh
| Pennsylvania
Rachel Berger, MD, MPH
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results

Comparing Broad- and Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics for Children with Ear, Sinus, and Throat Infections

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
| Pennsylvania
Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD
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Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research
Has Results
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
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Research
Has Results

Using Electronic Health Records at Community Health Centers to Help Children Get Health Insurance and Access Health Care

Oregon Community Health Information Network
| Oregon
Jennifer E. DeVoe, MD, DPhil
Project Status:
Completed; PCORI Public and Professional Abstracts, and Final Research Report Posted
Project Type:
Research

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