healthcare education

Using a flipped classroom and the perspective of families to teach medical students about children with disabilities and special education

Mary E. Sheppard, Ed.D., Nancy Vitalone-Raccaro, Ph.D , Jacqueline M. Kaari, D.O., F.A.C.O.P., F.A.A.P., Taiwo T. Ajumobi, M.S. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 4, p552–558 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.03.012     Background The need to teach medical students to care for children with disabilities, work effectively with these patients’ families, and collaborate with schools has been well established. Yet, what is not […]

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Disparities in receipt of family planning services by disability status: New estimates from the National Survey of Family Growth

William Mosher, PhD, Tina Bloom, PhD, MPH, RN, Rosemary Hughes, PhD, Leah Horton, MSPH, Ramin Mojtabai, MD, PhD, MPH, Jeanne L. Alhusen, PhD, CRNP, RN Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 3, p394–399 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.03.014   Background A substantial and increasing population of US women of childbearing age live with disability. Disability-based disparities in access to family planning services have been previously […]

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Time trends in births and cesarean deliveries among women with disabilities

Willi Horner-Johnson, PhD, Frances M. Biel, MPH, MS, Blair G. Darney, PhD, MPH, Aaron B. Caughey, MD, PhD Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 3, p376–381 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.02.009   Background Although it is likely that childbearing among women with disabilities is increasing, no empirical data have been published on changes over time in the numbers of women with disabilities giving birth. […]

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