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Chris Childs: Clinical Education Librarian

Chris Childs

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Chris Childs
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

100 Hardin Library

Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1098


Fax 319-353-3752


MS, Library Science, University of North Texas, 2005

BA, Philosophy, Purdue University, 1995

About Chris

I am a Clinical Education Librarian at the Hardin Library and the liaison to the colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy and the departments of Anesthesiology and Pathology.  

Recent Publications

Ghannam M, AlMajali M, Khasiyev F, Dibas M, Al Qudah A, AlMajali F, Ghazaleh D, Shah A, Fayad FH, Joudi K, Zaidat B, Childs CA, Levy BR, Abouainain Y, Özdemir-van Brunschot DMD, Shu L, Goldstein ED, Baig AA, Roeder H, Henninger N, de Havenon A, Levy EI, Matouk C, Derdeyn CP, Leira EC, Chaturvedi S, Yaghi S. “Transcarotid Arterial Revascularization of Symptomatic Internal Carotid Artery Disease: A Systematic Review and Study-Level Meta-Analysis.” Stroke. 2024 Feb 1. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.123.044246. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38299350.

Lawson CK, Faine BA, Rech MA, Childs CA, Brown CS, Slocum GW, Acquisto NM, Ray L. “Norepinephrine versus Epinephrine for Hemodynamic Support in Post-Cardiac Arrest Shock: A Systematic Review.” The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2023 Dec; 21 (77): 158-163.  Doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2023.12.031.  PubMed PMID: 38150986

Bulgarelli AF, Santos CM, Torres LHN, Childs CA, Souza FLR, Gehrke GH, Marchini L. “What Influences Dental Students’ Attitudes Regarding the Treatment of Older Adults? A Scoping Review.” Journal of Dental Education. 2023 Jun; 87 (6): 813-824. Doi: 10.1002/jdd.13193.  PubMed PMID: 36928643.

Howe BJ, Pendleton C, Withanage MHH, Childs CA, Zeng E, van Wijk A, Hermus R, Padilla C, Hecht JT, Poletta FA, Orioli IM, Buxó-Martínez CJ, Deleyiannis F, Vieira AR, Butali A, Valencia-Ramirez C, Restrepo Muñeton C, Wehby GL, Weinberg SM, Marazita ML, Moreno Uribe LM, Xie XJ. “Tooth Agenesis Patterns in Orofacial Clefting Using Tooth Agenesis Code: A Meta-Analysis.” Dent Journal (Basel). 2022 Jul 5;10(7):128. doi: 10.3390/dj10070128. PMID: 35877402; PMCID: PMC9323030.

Ettinger RL, Marchini L, Childs CA. “Are Root-Supported Overdentures Still an Alternative to Implant-Supported Overdentures? A Scoping Review.” Journal of Prosthodont. 2022 Oct;31(8):655-662. doi: 10.1111/jopr.13498. Epub 2022 Mar 5. PMID: 35187751.

Oishi M.M., Childs C.A., Gluch J.I., Marchini L. “Delivery and financing of oral health care in long-term services and supports: A scoping review.” Journal of the American Dental Association, 2021 Mar;152(3); 215-223.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2020.12.004. PubMed PMID: 33632411

Puig-Asensio M., Marra A.R., Childs C.A., Perencevich E.N., & Schweizer M.L. “Effectiveness of chlorhexidine dressings to prevent catheter-related bloodstream infections: Does one size fits all? A systematic literature review and meta-analysis”, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2020 Dec;41(12); 1388-1395. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.356. PubMed PMID: 32935659

Roszhart JI, Kumar SS, Allareddy V, Childs CA, Elangovan S. “Spin in abstracts of randomized controlled trials in dentistry: A cross sectional analysis”, Journal of the American Dental Association, 2019 Nov 18;151(1); 26-32 e3. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2019.08.009.  PubMed PMID: 31748148

Ashat M, Arora S, Klair JS, Childs CA, Murali AR, Johlin FC. “Bilateral vs unilateral placement of metal stents for inoperable high-grade hilar biliary strictures: A systemic review and meta-analysis”, World J Gastroenterol. 2019 Sep 14;25(34):5210-5219. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v25.i34.5210. PubMed PMID: 31558868;

Kossioni A.E., Marchini L, & Childs C. “Dental Participation in Geriatric Interprofessional Education Courses: A Systematic Review”, European Journal of Dental Education, 2018. PubMed PMID: 29603840;