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Determinants of appointment absenteeism at an outpatient pediatric autism clinic.
|Title||Determinants of appointment absenteeism at an outpatient pediatric autism clinic.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Kalb LG, Freedman B, Foster C, Menon D, Landa R, Kishfy L, Law P|
|Journal||Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP|
|Date Published||2012 Nov-Dec|
Two widely discussed yet highly understudied factors that obstruct timely diagnosis and intervention among children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are missed scheduled appointments and wait time for outpatient services. Research surrounding outpatient appointment no-show and cancellation rates as well as predictors of such would shed light on the barriers to community-based clinical care.
|Alternate Journal||J Dev Behav Pediatr|