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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Infant and Child Health: Policy and Practice
4274.0: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Infant and Child Health: Policy and Practice
Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the key distinctions between cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis applied for a newborn screening. 2. Recognize the potential diversity of conclusions derived from different types of economic evaluations 3. Identify potential risk factors associated with birth defects 4. Suggest methods of exposure assessment for investigating the association 5. List five salient behaviors that can be assessed when observing maternal-child eating episodes 6. Discuss the developmental implications for maternal (primary caregiver) behaviors which faciliate child autonomy in contrast with those that control child autonomy 7. Identify three types of developmentally facilitative behaviors which can be modeled to parents of young children.
Organizer(s):Hani K. Atrash, MD, MPH
Karen Bell, MPH
Board 1Does the addition of care for development skills to the integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) compromise the quality of IMCI training?
Smruti Patel, MPH, Mickey Chopra, BSc, BM, DCH, MS
Board 2Vulnerable Children Eligible for Safety-Net Insurance Programs and Their Access to Primary Care
Gregory D. Stevens, PhD
Board 3Risk factors and cost of hospital readmission after discharge from the neonatal intensive care nursery
Scott A. Lorch, MD, MSCE, Gabriel J. Escobar, MD, Susan Bakewell-Sachs, PhD, RN, Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, RN, Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD
Board 4Mother-toddler interactions around food: Implications for the development of social competence
Adele Mattinat Spegman, PhD, RN, Gail M. Houck, PhD, RN
Board 5Evaluation of follow-up in metabolic newborn screening in North Carolina
Kimberly Kimiko Cobb, MS, RD, LDN
Board 6Realibility and validity of Turkish SF 10: Quality of life measurement in children’s health care
Simten Malhan, Ergun Oksuz, Meric Colak, PhD, Korkut Ersoy
Board 7Are Streptozotocin-induced Disorders of Pregnancy and Adverse Reproductive Outcomes Associated with Alterations in Retinoid Metabolism?
Philemon Kirui, Anthony R. Mawson, MA, DrPH, William Bennett, PhD
Board 8Developing The Asian Development Bank's Assistance Strategy for Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health
Padma Buggineni
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Food and Nutrition; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:Oral Health

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA