Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 2, P302-327 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0064 View full text
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Laurel K. Leslie, Kimberly A. Stallone, Jill Weckerly, Amy L. McDaniel, Amy Monn

Abstract: To determine if the American Academy of Pediatrics Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) guidelines require tailoring for different settings, the researchers used a mixed-method research design to review an ADHD quality improvement effort in community clinics and private offices in San Diego County. Clinically, no differences were noted in rates of ADHD in the two settings. Children in community clinics (58.3%) were more likely to report public insurance (p<.001), diverse ethnic backgrounds (p=.003),…

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