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Selected Publications

You can see a complete list of Dr. Jimenez’s publications on Pubmed. Here are some of the noteworthy publications we have contributed to:

Effect of Language and Acculturation in Pain Assessment and Management

Jimenez N, Seidel K, Martin LD, Rivara FP, Lynn AM.: Perioperative analgesic treatment in Latino pediatric patients. J Health Care Poor Underserved 21: 229-2369, 2010. (PMID: 20173265)

Jimenez N, Moreno G, Leng M, Buchwald D, Morales L.S.: Patient-reported quality of pain treatment and use of interpreters in hospitalized Spanish-speaking women. J Gen Intern Med 27(12):1602-8, 2012. (PMID:22782281) PMCID:PMC3509300

Jimenez N, Jackson D, Zhou C, Ayala N, Ebel B.: Impact of parental English proficiency and interpreted care on acute postoperative pain management. Hosp Pediatr 4:23-30, 2014. (PMID: 24435597)

Zamora-Kapoor A, Omidpanah A, Monico C, Buchwald D, Harris R, Jimenez N. The role of language use in reports of musculoskeletal pain among Hispanic and non-Hispanic White adolescents. J Transcult Nurs. 2015 Dec 18 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26682571

Disparities After Acquired Traumatic Brain Injury in Hispanic Children

Jimenez N, Ebel B.E., Wang J, Koepsell T.D., Jaffe K.M., Dorsch A, Durbin D, Vavilala M.S., Rivara F.P.: Short term, intermediate and long term disparities in disability after traumatic brain injury among Hispanic children and adolescents. Pediatrics 131(6):e1850-6, 2013. (PMID:23650302) PMCID: PMC3666112

Jimenez N, Osorio M, Ramos JL, Apkon S, Ebel B, Rivara FP. Functional Independence after Inpatient Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury among Minority Children and Adolescents. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 96 (7):1255-61,2015 PMCID 4484304

Jaffe KM, Jimenez N. Disparity in rehabilitation another inconvenient truth. “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhuman(e).” (ML King, Jr., Medical Committee for Human Rights, June 25, 1966) Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 96 (8):1371-4,2015.

Disparities in Post-Injury Rehabilitation Care

Moore M, Jimenez N, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Willis M, Baron K, Giordano J, Crawley D, Rivara F, Jaffe K, Ebel B. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Outpatient Care Barriers for Vulnerable Populations. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Aug 7 PMID: 26259055

Jimenez N, Symons RG, Wang J, et al. Outpatient Rehabilitation for Medicaid-insured Children Hospitalized With Traumatic Brain Injury. Pediatrics. 2016;137(6):e20153500

Fuentes MM, Apkon S, Jimenez N, Rivara FP. Association Between Facility Type During Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation and Functional Outcomes. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27026580

Jimenez N, Quistberg A, Vavilala MS, Jaffe KM, Rivara FP. Utilization of Mental Health Services After Mild Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. Pediatrics. 2017 Mar;139(3). pii: e20162462. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2462