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Table 1 Focus of encounters with Family Pediatricians

From: Care coordination for children with special health care needs: a cohort study

Focus of encounters No. recorded, n (%)a
Convene meeting with Family Pediatrician 206 (24.2%)
Medicines prescriptions 79 (9.3%)
Prescriptions of laboratory examinations 29 (3.4%)
Prescriptions of laboratory tests 3 (0.4%)
Need for prosthesis/devices 3 (0.4%)
Growth and nutrition 252 (29.6%)
Referral management 32 (3.8%)
Developmental and behavioral 179 (21.1%)
Educational and school 3 (0.4%)
Mental health 0
Social services (i.e. housing, food, clothing. etc.) 14 (1.6%)
Integrated Home Care (i.e. ADI) 21 (2.5%)
Legal and Judicial 1 (0.1%)
Other 28 (3.3%)
  1. aTotal 850 recorded focuses for 376 encounters