and Survey Instruments
Practices Regarding Patients' Exposure to Environmental Tobacco
Smoke (November 2000)
This American Public Health Association survey explored pediatricians'
information gathering and documentation practices regarding
patients' exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and
their perception of the effect of ETS on the health of their
patients and practice community. Refer to this Web site for
an abstract of the survey results.
Management in Pediatric Offices (1993)
This 8-page, self-administered questionnaire was sent to 1600
active US Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)
to explore the management of acute asthma in pediatric office
settings. The response rate was 71%. Select this link to review
the survey's results.
Smoke, an Environmental Hazard (1999)
This survey was mailed to more than 1,600 US FAAP and yielded
a response rate of 58%. Review this summary to learn more
about pediatrician's efforts to counsel patients on environmental
Readiness of Pediatric Offices (June 1995)
This report presents findings from Periodic Survey #27, which
explored the state of readiness for common emergencies of
office-based pediatric practices. Initiated by the American
Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine,
the findings from this survey will assist the committee in
developing programs for continuing education on initial office
management of common pediatric emergencies, training of office
staff, and the availability of the equipment/medications necessary
to handle such emergencies.
Child Health Measurement Project
The AAP Child Health Measurement Project addresses a component
often missing in efforts to improve quality of care—valid
and reliable measurement tools to assess the impact of disease
and medical treatment on the lives of children and their families.
Visit this Web page to learn more about the Children's Health
Survey for Asthma (CHSA) project. (The CHSA
survey instrument has been listed in several large, federally
funded studies. If you are interested in using it, please