Publications
revised
4/8/14

Papers

  1. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN): Rationale, Development, and First Steps. Acad Emerg Med 2003; 10: 661-668. (Also published in Pediatr Emerg Care 2003;19:185-193).
  2. Gorelick MH, Alpern ER, Singh T, Snowdon D, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Kuppermann N, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Availability of Pediatric Emergency Visit Data from Existing Data Sources. Acad Emerg Med 2005;12:1195-1200.
  3. Alpern ER, Stanley RM, Gorelick MH, Donaldson A, Knight S, Teach SJ, Singh T, Mahajan P, Goepp JG, Kuppermann N, Dean JM, Chamberlain JM for the PECARN. Epidemiology of a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research Network: The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Core Data Project. Pediatr Emerg Care 2006;22:689-699.
  4. Zuspan, SJ. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. J Emerg Nurs 2006;32:299-303.
  5. Dayan P, Chamberlain J, Dean JM, Maio RF, Kuppermann N. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network: Progress and Update. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med 2006:7:128-135.
  6. Stanley RM, Teach SJ, Mann NC, Alpern ER, Gerardi MJ, Mahajan PV, Chamberlain JM and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Variation in Ancillary Testing Among Pediatric Asthmatics Seen in Emergency Departments. Acad Emerg Med 2007;14:532-538.
  7. Gorelick MH, Knight S, Alessandrini EA, Stanley RM, Chamberlain JM, Kuppermann N, Alpern ER, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Lack of agreement in pediatric emergency visit discharge diagnoses from clinical and administrative data sources. Acad Emerg Med 2007;14: 646-652.
  8. Chamberlain JM, Singh T, Baren JM, Maio RF. Food and Drug Administration public hearing on the conduct of emergency clinical research: testimony of Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Acad Emerg Med 2007 14: e41-e42 (see also www.aemj.org/cgi/reprint/14/4/e41)
  9. Corneli HM, Zorc JJ, Mahajan P, Shaw KN, Holubkov R, Reeves SD et al., for the Bronchiolitis Study Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Dexamethasone for Bronchiolitis. New Engl J Med 2007;357:331-339.
  10. Steven Zane Miller, MD,* Helena Rincón, MA, Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH, and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Revisiting the Emergency Medicine Services for Children Research Agenda: Priorities for Multicenter Research in Pediatric Emergency Care. Acad Emerg Med 2008; 15:377–383 ª
  11. Gorelick MH, Atabaki SM, Hoyle JD, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Holubkov R, Monroe D, Callahan JM, Kuppermann N and PECARN. Interobserver agreement in assessment of clinical variables in children with blunt head trauma. Acad Emerg Med 2008; 15:812-818.
  12. Grupp-Phelan J, Mahajan PV, Foltin G, Jacobs E, Tunik M, Sonnett M, Miller S, Dayan PS for the PECARN.  Referral and resource utilization patterns for psychiatric related visits to pediatric emergency departments. Pediatr Emerg Care 2009;25:217-225
  13. Bhatt M, Kennedy RM, Osmond MH, Krauss B, McAllister JD, Ansermino JM, Evered LM, Roback MG. Consensus-based recommendations for standardizing terminology and reporting adverse events for emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia in children. Consensus Panel on Sedation Research of Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC) and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Ann Emerg Med 2009;53:426-435.
  14. Holmes JF, Kuppermann N and PECARN. Guardian availability for children evaluated in the emergency department for blunt head trauma. Acad Emerg Med 2009;16:15-20.
  15. Meert KL, Donaldson A, Nadkarni V, Tieves KS, Schleien CL, Brilli RJ, Clark RSB, Shaffner DH, Levy F, Statler K, Dalton HJ, van der Jagt EW, Hackbarth R, Pretzlaff R, Hernan L, Dean JM, Moler FW, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Multicenter cohort study of in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 May 15.
  16. Mahajan PV, Alpern ER, Grupp-Phelan J, Chamberlain JM, Dong L, Holubkov R, Jacobs E, Stanley RM, Tunik M, Sonnett M, Miller S, Foltin G, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Epidemiology of psychiatric related visits to emergency departments in a multi-center collaborative research pediatric network. Pediatric Emerg Care 2009 Nov; 25(11):715-20.
  17. Moler FW,  Meert KL, Donaldson A, Nadkarni V, Brilli RJ, Dalton HJ, Clark RSB, Shaffner DH, Schleien CL, Statler K, Tieves KS, Hackbarth R, Pretzlaff R, van der Jagt EW, Levy F, Hernan L, Silverstein FS, Dean JM, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  In-hospital versus out-of-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest:  A multicenter cohort study. Crit Care Med 2009;37:2259-2267
  18. Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Olsen CS, Lillis KA, Mahajan PV, Dean JM, Chamberlain JC for the PECARN.  Pediatric patient safety in emergency departments: emergency department characteristics and staff perceptions.  Pediatrics August 2009 Vol. 124 No. 2
  19. Chamberlain JM, Lillis K, Vance C, Brown K, Fawumi O, Nichols S, Davis C, Singh T, Baren JM.  Perceived challenges to obtaining informed consent for a time-sensitive emergency department study of pediatric status epilepticus: results of two focus groups.  Acad Emerg Med 2009;18:763-770.
  20. Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Dayan PS, Hoyle JD, Atabaki SM, Holubkov R, Nadel FM, Monroe D, Stanley RM, Borgialli DA, Badawy MK, Schunk JE, Quayle KS, Mahajan P, Lichenstein R, Lillis KA, Tunik MG, Jacobs ES, Callahan JM, Gorelick MH, Glass TF, Lee LK, Bachman MC, Cooper A, Powell EC, Gerardi MJ, Melville KA, Muizelaar JP, Wisner DH, Zuspan SJ, Dean JM, Wooten-Gorges SL.  Identifying children at very low risk of clinically-important traumatic brain injuries after blunt head trauma. Lancet 2009:374 1160-70.
  21. Alessandrini EA, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Shea JA, Gorelick MH.  A new diagnosis grouping system for child emergency department visits. Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:204-210.
  22. Stanley R, Lillis K, Zuspan SJ, Lichenstein R, Ruddy RM, Gerardi MJ, Dean JM, and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Development and implementation of a performance measure tool in an academic pediatric research network.  Controlled Clinical Trials 2010
  23. Leonard JC, Kuppermann N, Olsen C, Cimpello L, Brown KM, Mahajan PV, Borgialli DA, Gettachew T, Hoyle JD, Kim E, Lillis KA, Nigrovic LE, Adelgais K, Anders J, Donoghue A, Leonard JR, Rebella G, Reeves SD, Rogers AJ, Stankovic C, Jaffe DM, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Factors associated with cervical spine injury in children following blunt trauma.  Ann Emerg Med 2010. j.annemergmed.2010.08.038
  24. Moler FW, Donaldson AE, Meert KL, Brilli RJ, Nadkarni V, Shaffner DH, Schleien CL, Clark RSB, Dalton HJ, Statler K, Tieves KS, Hackbarth R, Pretzlaff R, van der Jagt EW, Pineda J, Hernan L, Dean JM, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Multicenter cohort study of out-of-hospital pediatric cardiac arrestCrit Care Med 2010.
  25. Lee LK, Dayan PS, Gerardi MJ, Borgialli DA, Badawy MK, Callahan JM, Lillis KA, Stanley RM, Gorelick MH, Dong L, Zuspan SJ, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N, and the Traumatic Brain Injury Working Group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Intracranial hemorrhage after blunt head trauma in children with bleeding disorders.  J Peds June, 2010
  26. Alessandrini EA, Varadarajan K, Alpern ER, Gorelick MH, Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Chamberlain JM, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Emergency department quality: an analysis of existing pediatric measures.  Acad Emerg Med May, 2010.
  27. Foltin GL, Dayan PS, Tunik M, Marr M, Leonard J, Brown K, Hoyle JD, Lerner EB, and the Prehospital Working Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Priorities for pediatric prehospital research.  Pediatr Emerg Care 2010;26:773-777.
  28. Nigrovic LE, Schunk JE, Foerster A, Cooper A, Miskin ML, Atabaki SM, Hoyle JD, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N and the TBI Working Group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. The effect of observation on head computed tomography (CT) utilization for children after blunt head trauma. Pediatrics 2011;127(6):1067-1073.
  29. Corneli HM, Zorc JJ, Holubkov R, Bregstein JS, Brown KM, Mahajan PV, Kuppermann N, and the Bronchiolitis Study Group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Bronchiolitis: presenting features associated with hospitalization and length of stay. Pediatr Emerg Care 2012 Feb;28(2):99-103.
  30. Holmes JF, Borgialli DA, Nadel FM, Quayle KS, Schamban N, Cooper A, Schunk JE, Miskin ML, Atabaki SM, Hoyle JD, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N, and the TBI Study Group for the PECARN.  Do children with blunt head trauma and normal cranial CT scans require hospitalization for neurological observation? Ann Emerg Med 2011.
  31. Timm NL, McAneney C, Alpern ER, Macy M, Ruddy RM.  Is pediatric emergency department utilization by pregnant adolescents on the rise? Pediatric Emergency Care 2012 Apr;28(4):307-9.
  32. Nigrovic LE, Rogers AJ, Adelgais K, Olson C, Leonard J, Jaffe D, Leonard J for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Utility of plain radiographs in detecting traumatic injuries of the cervical spine in children. Pediatr Emerg Care 2012;28. [Epub ahead of print]
  33. Alessandrini EA, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Shea JA, Holubkov R, Gorelick MH, for the PECARN.  Developing a diagnosis-based severity classification system for use in Emergency Medical Services for Children.  Acad Emerg Med 2012 Jan; 19(1):70-8. doi:10.1111/j. 1553-2712.2011.01250.x
  34. Nigrovic LE, Lee LK, Hoyle J, Stanley RM, Gorelick MH, Miskin M, Atabaki SM, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N, and the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Working Group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Prevalence of clinically-important traumatic brain injuries in children with minor blunt head trauma and isolated severe injury mechanisms. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2012 Apr;166(4): 356-361. Epub 2011 Dec 5.
  35. Leonard JC, Scharff DP, Koors V, Lerner EB, Adelgais K, Anders J, Brown K, Cimpello L, Lichenstein R, Lillis K, Jaffe DM, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  A qualitative assessment of factors that influence EMS partnerships in prehospital research.  Acad Emerg Med 2012; 19(2);161-173. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01283.x.
  36. Dayan PS, Lillis K, Bennett J, Conners G, Bailey P, Callahan J, Akman C, Feldstein N, Hauser WA, Kuppermann N for the PEDNET node of the PECARN.Pediatrics 2011:127(5);e1266-71. Epub 2011 Apr 11.
  37. Lichenstein R, GlassTF, Quayle KS, Wootten-Gorges S, Wisner DH,  Miskin M, MuizelaarJP,  Badawy M, Atabaki SM, Holmes JF, Kuppermann, N. Presentations and Outcomes of Children With Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) After Blunt Head Trauma (BHT). Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2012 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  38. Natale JE, Joseph, JG, Rogers, AJ, Mahajan, P, Cooper, A, Wisner, D, Miskin, M, Hoyle JD, Atabaki SM, Dayan, PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann, N. Cranial CT use for minor blunt head trauma in children is associated with race/ethnicity. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug 1;166(8): 732-7. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.307
  39. Chamberlain JM, Capparelli EV, Brown KM, Vance CW, Lillis K, Mahajan, P, Lichenstein, R, Stanley RM, Davis, CO, Gordon S, Baren JM, Van den Anger JN. Pharmacokinetics of Intravenous Lorezepam in Pediatric Patients with and without Status Epilepticus. J Peds April 2012 160(4) 667-72. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2011.09.048.
  40. Shaw KN, Lillis KA, Ruddy RM, Mahajan PV, Lichenstein R, Olsen CS, Chamberlain JM. Reported Medication Events in a Paediatric Emergency Research Network: Sharing to Improve Patient Safety. Emerg Med J. 2012;00 (online 10/31/12) doi: 10.1136/ememed-2012-201642.
  41. Nigrovic, LE, Lillis K, Atabaki S, Dayan P, Hoyle J, Tunik M, Jacobs E, Monroe D, Gorges S, Dean JM, Holubkov R, Holmes J, Kuppermann N. The prevalence of traumatic brain injuries after blunt head trauma in children with ventricular shunts.  Ann Emerg Med. 2012, Nov 2 doi:pii: S0196-0644(12)01497-7. 10.1016/j.annemergmed. 2012.08.030. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23122954
  42. Pemberton VL, Browning B, Webster A, Dean JM, Moler FW.  Therapeutic hypothermia after pediatric cardiac arrest trials: the vanguard phase experience and implications for other trials.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan;14(1):19-26. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e31825b860b.
  43. Kim E, Brown K, Leonard J, Jaffe D, Olsen C, and Kuppermann N for PECARN. Variability of Pre-hospital Spinal Immobilization in Children Younger than 2 Years Old at Risk for Cervical Spine Injury. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Apr;29(4):413-418.
  44. Chamberlain JM, Shaw KN, Lillis KA, Mahajan PV, Ruddy RM, Lichenstein R, Olsen CS, Dean JM, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Creating an infrastructure for safety event reporting and analysis in a multi-center pediatric emergency department network. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Feb;29(2):125-30. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b13e31828043a5.
  45. Bennett KS, Clark AE, Meert KL, Topjian A, Scheien CL, Shaffner DH, Dean JM, and Moler FW, for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Applied Research Network. Early Oxygenation and Ventilation Measurements After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest: Lack of Association with Outcome. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun;41(6):1534-1542.
  46. Moler, FW, Silverstein FS, Meert KL, Donaldson AE, Holubkov R, Browning B, Slomine BS, Christensen, JR, Dean JM. Rationale, Timeline, Study Design and Protocol Overview of the Therapeutic Hypothermia After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest (THAPCA) Trials. Pediatr Critical Care Med 2013 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  47. Glaser NS, Ghetti S, Casper C, Dean JM, Kuppermann N, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) DKA FLUID Study Group.  Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Fluid Therapy and Cerebral Injury: The Design of a Factorial Randomized Controlled Trial.  Pediatr Diabetes 2013 Mar 13. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12027.
  48. Holmes, JF, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kerrey BT, Mahajan P, Adelgais K, Ellison AM, Yen K, Atabaki S, Menaker J, Bonsu B, Quayle KS, Garcia M, Rogers A, Blumberg S, Lee L, Tunik M, Kooistra J, Kwok M, Cook LJ, Dean JM, Sokolove PE, Wisner DH, Ehrlich P, Cooper A, Dayan PS, Wootton-Gorges S, Kuppermann N, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).   Identifying Children at Very Low Risk of Clinically Important Blunt Abdominal Injuries. Annals of Emergency Medicine, Available online 1 Feb 2013, ISSN 0196-0644, 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.11.009. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S019606441201743X
  49. Yen K, Kuppermann N, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli DA, Kerrey B, Sokolove PE, Ellison A, Cook L, Holmes JF. Interobserver agreement in clinical assessment of children with blunt abdominal trauma. Academic Emergency Medicine 2013 May;20(5):426-32. doi:10.1111/acem.12132.
  50. Topjian TA, Clark AE, Casper C, Berger JT, Schleien CL, Dean JM, and Moler FW for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Applied Research Network. Early Lactate Elevations following Resuscitation from Pediatric Cardiac Arrest are Associated with Increased Mortality. Pediatr Crit Care Med, Aug 19 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
  51. Hoyle J, Callahan J, Badawy M, Powell E, Jacobs E, Gerardi M, Melville K, Miskin M, Dayan P, Holmes J, Kuppermann N, for PECARN. Pharmacological Sedation for Cranial CT in Children after Minor Blunt Head Trauma. Pediatr Emerg Care, Pharmacological Sedation for Cranial CT in Children after Minor Blunt Head Trauma. Pediatr Emerg Care, in press.
  52. Kerrey BT, Rogers AJ, Lee LK, Adelgais K, Tunik M, Blumberg SM, Quayle KS, Sokolove PE, Wisner DH, Miskin ML, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. A Multicenter Study of the Risk of Intra-abdominal Injury in Children After Normal Abdominal CT Scans in the Emergency Department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2013 Apr 25. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.04.006.
  53. Rogers AJ, Maher CO, Schunk JE, Quayle KS, Jacobs ES, Lichenstein R, Powell EC, Miskin M, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N. Incidental Findings in children with blunt head trauma evaluated with cranial CT scans. Pediatrics. 2013 Aug;132(2):356-63. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-0299. Epub 2013 Jul 22.
  54. Sheehan B, Nigrovic LE, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N, Ballard DW, Allesandrini E, Bajaj L, Goldberg H, Hoffman J, Offerman SR, Mark DG, Swietlik M, Tham E, Tzimenatos L, Vinson DR, Jones GS, Bakken SS.  Informing the design of clinical decision support services for evaluation of children with minor blunt head trauma in the emergency department: A sociotechnical analysis.  Journal of Biomedical Informatics. 2013  Oct;46(5):905-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2013.07.005. Epub 2013 Jul 24.
  55. Dalziel S, Thompson J, Macias CG, Fernandes RM, Johnson DW, Waisman Y, Cheng N, Acworth J, Chamberlain JM, Osmond MH, Plint A, Valerio P, Black K, Fitzpatrick E, Newton AS, Kuppermann N, Klassen TP for the Pediatric Emergency Research Networks (PERN) H1N1 working group.  Predictors of severe H1N1 infection in children presenting within the Pediatric Emergency Research Networks (PERN): a retrospective case-control study.  BMJ 2013;346:f4836
  56. Mahajan P, Jaffe DM, Olsen CS, Leonard J, Nigrovic LE, Rogers AJ, Kuppermann N, Leonard J for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).  Spinal Cord Injury without Radiological Abnormality in the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Era.  J Trauma.  2013, In Press.
  57. Mahajan P, Grysbowski M, Chen X, Kannikeswaran N, Stanley R, Singhal B, Hoyle, Jr. J, Borgialli D, Duffy E, Kuppermann N.  Procalcitonin as a Marker of Serious Bacterial Infections (SBIs) in Febrile Children Younger than 3 Years Old.  Academic Emergency Medicine. Acad Emerg Med, 2014, Feb;21(2):171-79. doi:10.1111/acem.12316
  58. Garcia M, Taylor G, Babcock L, Dillman JR, Iqbal V, Quijano CV, Wootton-Gorges SL, Adelgais K, Anupindi SA, Sonavane S, Joshi A, Veeramani M, Atabaki SM, Monroe DJ, Blumberg SJ, Ruzal-Shapiro C, Cook LJ, Dayan PS; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Computed Tomography With Intravenous Contrast Alone: The Role of Intra-abdominal Fat on the Ability to Visualize the Normal Appendix in Children. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Aug;20(8):795-800. doi: 10.1111/acem.12185.
  59. Lerner EB, Dayan PS, Brown K, Fuchs S, Leonard J, Borgialli D, Babcock L, Hoyle JD Jr, Kwok M, Lillis K, Nigrovic LE, Mahajan P, Rogers A Schwartz H, Soprano J, Tsarouhas N, Turnipseed S, Funai T, Foltin G, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Characteristics of the Pediatric Patients Treated by the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network’s Affiliated EMS Agencies. Prehos Emerg Care. 2013 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print].
  60. Badaki-Makun O, Scott JP, Panepinto JA, Casper TC, Hillery CA, Dean JM, Brousseau DC; for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Magnesium in Sickle Cell Crisis (MAGiC) Study Group.  Intravenous magnesium for pediatric sickle cell vaso-occlusive crisis: Methodological issues of a randomized controlled trial.  Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jan 17. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24925. [Epub ahead of print]
  61. Anders JF, Adelgais K, Hoyle JD Jr, Olsen C, Jaffe DM, Leonard JC; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).  Comparison of outcomes for children with cervical spine injury based on destination hospital from scene of injury.  Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Jan;21(1):55-64. doi: 10.1111/acem.12288.
  62. Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Hoyle J Jr, Tunik MG, Lichenstein R, Alpern E, Miskin M, Kuppermann N; Traumatic Brain Injury Study Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Association of Traumatic Brain Injuries With Vomiting in Children With Blunt Head Trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Feb 12. pii S0 196-0644(14)00021-3. doi:10.1016/jannemergmed.2014.01.009. [Epub ahead of print]
  63. Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Schutzman S, Schunk J, Lichenstein R, Foerster LA, Hoyle J Jr7, Atabaki S, Miskin M, Wisner D, Zuspan S, Kuppermann N;Traumatic Brain Injury Study Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).  Risk of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children Younger than 24 Months With Isolated Scalp Hematomas.  Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Mar 10. pii: S0196-0644(14)00100-0. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.02.003. [Epub ahead of print]
  64. Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Suarez N, Mejias A, Casper C, Dean JM, Ramilo O, and the Febrile Infant Working Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). RNA Transcriptional Biosignature Analysis for Identifying Febrile Infants with Serious Bacterial Infections (SBIs) in the Emergency Department: A Feasibility Study. Pediat Emerg Care 2013, in press.
  65. Lee LK, Monroe D, Bachman MC, Glass TF, Mahajan PV, Cooper A, Stanley RM, Miskin M, Dayan PS,  Holmes JF, Kuppermann N, for the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) working group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).  Isolated Loss of Consciousness in Children with Minor Blunt Head Trauma.  JAMA Pediatrics, Accepted for Publication 2014

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Abstracts

  1. Chamberlain J, Stanley R, Teach S, Gorelick MH, Dean JM, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Practice pattern variation in ancillary diagnostic testing for acute asthma exacerbations in emergency departments. Pediatr Res 2004;55:114A. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, May 2004, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Orlando, FL, May 2004.)
  2. Gorelick MH, Alpern ER, Singh T, Snowdon D, Holubkov R, Dean JM, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Availability of pediatric emergency visit data from existing data sources. Pediatr Res 2004;55:120A. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, May 2004, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Orlando, FL, May 2004.)
  3. Alpern ER, Chamberlain J, Dean JM, Gorelick MH, Goepp J, Singh T, Stanley R, Teach S, Donaldson A, Knight S, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network The PECARN Core Data Project: epidemiology of a pediatric emergency medicine research network. Pediatr Res 2004;55:119A. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, May 2004, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Orlando, FL, May 2004.)
  4. Dean JM, Chamberlain J, Gorelick MH, Stanley R, Snowdon D, Mahajan P, Alpern ER, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. The PECARN Core Data Project: benchmarking hospitals in a pediatric emergency medicine research network. Pediatr Res 2004;55:119A. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.)
  5. Stanley R, Chamberlain J, Gregor MA, Mahajan P, Mann NC, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Factors associated with practice pattern variations in the use of analgesia for long bone fractures. Pediatr Res 2004;55:117A. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.)
  6. Goepp J, Joseph J, Alpern ER, Teach S, Knight S, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Racial disparities in pediatric emergency care: a preliminary analysis. Pediatr Res 2004;55:22A. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.)
  7. Chamberlain JM, Alpern ER, Teach SJ, Schnyder ME, Mahajan PV, Singh T, PECARN. Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) To Locate High Risk Areas for Injury Prevention. PAS 2005: 57: 1672 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2005)
  8. Stanley RM, Alpern ER, Gerardi MJ, Mahajan P, Teach SJ, Chamberlain JM, PECARN. Resource Utilization of Common Pediatric Emergency Medicine Visits. PAS 2005: 57: 2865 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2005)
  9. Alpern ER, Donaldson AE, Alessandrini EA, Gorelick MH, Stanley RM, Teach SJ, Chamberlain JM, PECARN. Epidemiology of Pediatric Emergency Department Recurrent Visits. PAS 2005: 57: 1862 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2005, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, New York, NY, May 2005)
  10. Gorelick MH, Holubkov R, Alessandrini EA, Stanley RM, Chamberlain JM, Alpern ER, PECARN. Lack of agreement in pediatric emergency visit discharge diagnoses from administrative and clinical data sources. PAS 2005: 57: 2343 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2005)
  11. Tsung JW, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Knight S, Mahajan P, Stanley RM, Tunik MG, PECARN. The Epidemiology of Children Without Health Insurance Seeking Emergency Care in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. PAS 2005: 57: 2866 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2005)
  12. Mahajan P, Alpern ER, Chamberlain J, Grupp-Phelan J, Holubokov R, Jacobs E, Rincon H, Stanley R, Tunik M, Foltin G, PECARN. Descriptive Analysis of Psychiatric Related Illnesses Across a Multi-Center Collaborative Research Network (PECARN). PAS 2005: 57: 2863 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2005)
  13. Alessandrini EA, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Gorelick MH. Creating a Diagnosis Grouping System for Child ED Visits. PAS 2005: 57: 2344 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2005)
  14. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). J Emerg Nurs 2006;32:127. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Emergency Nurses Association, Nashville, TN, September 2005)
  15. Alessandrini EA, O'Reilly A, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Gorelick MH. Assessing the validity of the Diagnosis Grouping System. E-PAS 2006:59:5550.275 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, April 2006.)
  16. Alessandrini EA, O'Reilly A, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Gorelick MH. Comparing the Diagnosis Grouping System to the Clinical Classification System. E-PAS 2006:59:5550.276 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, April 2006.)
  17. Knight S, Donaldson AE, Singh T, Mann NC, Stanley R, Enriquez FR, Alpern ER, Chamberlain J, Dean LM, Kuppermann N. Compiling Extant Electronic Data For A Multi-Center Network. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Clinical Trials, Orlando, May 2006.)
  18. Baren JM, Singh T, Davis C, Chamberlain J, on behalf of the BPCA PODS Network-Lorazepam SE Study Group and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Pre-Consent Does Not Increase Enrollment into a Time Sensitive Clinical Trial of Status Epilepticus in Children Compared to Standard Informed Consent. Acad Emerg Med 2006;13:S18-19. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, San Francisco, CA, May 2006.)
  19. Corneli HM, Mahajan P, Shaw KN, Zorc JJ, Kuppermann N, and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Oral dexamethasone in bronchiolitis: a multi-center randomized controlled trial. (Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Convention and Exhibition, Atlanta, GA, October 2006.)
  20. Moler FW, for the PECARN. Planning Therapeutic Hypothermia After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Trial. (To be presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, February 2007.)
  21. Alessandrini EA, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Gorelick MH. Developing a diagnosis-based severity classification system for use in emergency medical systems for children. E-PAS 2007:616710.5 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, Ontario, May 2007.)
  22. Gorelick MH, Atabaki S, Hoyle JD, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Holubkov R, Monroe D, Callahan J, Kuppermann N and PECARN. Interobserver agreement in assessment of clinical variables in children with blunt head trauma. E-PAS2007:618412.4 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, Ontario, May 2007, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL, May 2007.)
  23. Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Dayan PS, Hoyle JD, Atabaki S, Dean JM, Holubkov R, and PECARN. Blunt head trauma in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) E-PAS2007:615705.3 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, Ontario, May 2007, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL, May 2007.)
  24. Holubkov R, Knight S, Dean JM, Kuppermann N, Corneli H for the PECARN. Unscheduled interim analysis due to underenrollment in a “seasonal” pediatric study. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Clinical Trials, Montreal, Quebec, May 2007.)
  25. Capparelli EV, van den Anker J, Brown K, Baren J, Mahajan P, Vance C, Lillis K, Stanley R, Davis D, Singh T, Blumer J, Chamberlain J, the Pediatric Pharmacology Research Unit Network, the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Lorazepam pharmacokinetics in children with status epilepticus. E-PAS 2007:618750.2 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, Ontario, May 2007.)
  26. Grupp-Phelan J, Mahajan P, Jacobs E, Tunik M, Sonnett M, Dayan P, Miller S, Foltin G, and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Referral and utilization patterns for psychiatric related visits to the pediatric emergency department. E-PAS 2007:618412.18. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, Ontario, May 2007.)
  27. Zuspan SJ, Singh T, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Practical approaches to quality assurance on a shoestring budget. (Presented at the Association for Clinical Research Professionals Global Conference and Exhibition, Seattle, Washington, April 2007.)
  28. Holmes JF, Kuppermann N and PECARN. Guardian Availability when Children are Evaluated in Emergency Department for Blunt Head Trauma. Ann Emerg Med 2007;50:S124. (Presented at ACEP Scientific Assembly, Seattle, Washington, October 2007). Ann Emerg Med 2007;50:S124. (Presented at ACEP Scientific Assembly, Seattle, Washington, October 2007).
  29. Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Atabaki SM, Hoyle J, Tunik M, Lichenstein RL, Holubkov R, Kuppermann N, for the PECARN TBI Study Group.  Association of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in children after blunt head trauma with degree of isolated headache or isolated vomiting. E-PAS2008:634655.3 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC, May 2008.)
  30. Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Dayan PS, Hoyle J, Atabaki SM, Monroe D, Bachmann M, Nadel F, Glass T, Mahajan PV, Cooper A, Stanely RM, Dong L, for the PECARN TBI Study Group.  Does isolated loss of consciousness (LOC) predict traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in children after blunt head trauma? E-PAS2008:635550.8 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC, May 2008.)
  31. Holmes JF, Borgialli DA, Nadel F, Quayle K, Schamban N, Cooper A, Schunk J, Zuspan SJ, Atabaki SM, Hoyle J, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N, for the PECARN TBI Study Group.  Do children with normal cranial CT scans and GCS 15 after blunt head trauma require hospitalization for observation? E-PAS2008:634655.2 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC, May 2008.)
  32. Leonard J, Kuppermann N, Olsen C, Babcock-Cimpello L, Mahajan PV, Brown KM, Jaffe D, for the PECARN C-Spine Study Group. Sensitivity of the NEXUS C-spine criteria within the PECARN C-spine injury (CSI) cohort. E-PAS2008:634655.1 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC, May 2008.)
  33. Leonard J, Kuppermann N, Olsen C, Babcock-Cimpello L, Mahajan PV, Brown KM, Jaffe D, for the PECARN C-Spine Study Group. Cervical spine injuries (CSI) in children in a multicenter network.  E-PAS2008:634655.4 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC, May 2008.)
  34. Stanley RM, Hoyle J, Dayan PS, Atabaki SM, Lee L, Lillis KA, Gorelick MH, Holubkov R, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N, for the PECARN TBI Study Group.  Practice pattern variation in head CT use in children with minor blunt head trauma evaluated in the emergency department (ED): Is there an association with physician training? E-PAS2008:634845.5 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC, May 2008.)
  35. Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Edwards A, Olsen C, Chamberlain JM.  Staff perceptions of safety in pediatric emergency departments. E-PAS2008:634469.30 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008.)
  36. Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Edwards A, Olsen C, Chamberlain JM.  Benchmarking patient safety characteristics in pediatric emergency departments. E-PAS2008:633786.13 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008.)
  37. Chamberlain JM, Ruddy RM, Zuspan SJ, Shaw KN.  Incident reports and medical errors in pediatric emergency departments. E-PAS2008:633786.19 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008.)
  38. Hoyle J, Callahan J, Badawy M, Powell E,  Jacobs E, Gerardi M, Melville K, Dean JM, Atabaki S, Holmes J, Dayan P, Kuppermann N for the PECARN TBI Group.  Sedation for cranial CT in children with minor blunt head trauma. E-PAS2008:634655.7 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC, May 2008.)
  39. Corneli HM, Zorc JJ, Holubkov R, Kuppermann N.  The admission decision in bronchiolitis.  E-PAS2008:635115.3 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, May 2008.)
  40. Lee L, Dayan PS, Gerardi M, Borgialli D, Badawy M, Callahan JM, Lillis K, Stanley RM, Gorelick MH, Holubkov R, Zuspan SJ, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N for the TBI Study Group of PECARN.  Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) after trauma in children with bleeding disorders. (To be presented at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, Boston, MA, October 2008.)
  41. Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Schutzman S, Schunk J, Lichenstein R, Foerster LA, Hoyle JD, Atabaki SM, Dong L, Holubkov R, Wisner D, Kuppermann N for the TBI Study Group of PECARN. Association of traumatic bain injuries with scalp hematoma characteristics in patients younger than 24 months who sustain blunt head trauma. (To be presented at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, Boston, MA, October 2008.)
  42. Lillis KA, Atabaki SM, Dayan PS, Hoyle JD, Tunik MG, Jacobs E, Monroe DJ, Wooton-Gorges SL, Dean JM, Holubkov R, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N for the TBI Study Group of PECARN.  The prevalence of traumatic brain injury after blunt head trauma in children with ventricular shunts.  (To be presented at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, Boston, MA, October 2008.)
  43. Lillis K, Leonard J, Brown K, Singh T, Mann NC, Cimpello L, Tunik M, Dayan PS, Foltin G, and PECARN. EMS survey among hospitals within PECARN.  (Presented at the NAEMSP Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, January 2009.)
  44. Lichenstein R, Glass TF, Quayle KS, Gorges SL, Wisner DH, Lu T, Muizelaar JP, Badawy MK, Atabaki SM, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N. Presentations and outcomes of children with intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) on CT scans after blunt head trauma (BHT).  E-PAS2009:4331.118 ; Acad Emerg Med 2009;16:S102. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2009, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, New Orleans, LA, May 2009.)
  45. Alessandrini EA, Alpern ER, Varadarajan K, Chamberlain JM, Ruddy RM, Shaw KN, Gorelick MH.  Developing quality performance measures for pediatric emergency care (PEC). E-PAS2009:2725.1 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2009.)
  46. Leonard J, Kuppermann N, Olsen C, Brown K, Cimpello L, Mahajan P, Jaffe D.  Age-related differences in risk factors associated with cervical spine injury (CSI) in children.  E- E-PAS2009:2360.6; Acad Emerg Med 2009;16:S94. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2009, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, New Orleans, LA, May 2009)
  47. Olsen C, Jaffe D, Kuppermann N, Holubkov R, Brown K, Cimpello L, Mahajan P, Leonard J.  Inter-observer agreement for clinical findings in children at risk of cervical spine injury.  E-PAS2009:4331.140; Acad Emerg Med 2009;16:S104. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2008, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, New Orleans, LA, May 2009.)
  48. Leonard J, Kuppermann N, Olsen C, Brown K, Cimpello L, Mahajan P, Jaffe D.  Predicting C-spine injury (CSI) in children: a case-control analysis. PAS2009:2130.1; Acad Emerg Med 2009;16:S78.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2009, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, New Orleans, LA, May 2009.)
  49. Borgialli D, Mahajan P, Hoyle J, Powell E, Nadel F, Tunik M, Foerster A, Dong L, Holmes J, Kuppermann N.  Performance of the pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score in the evaluation of children with blunt head trauma (BHT). E-PAS2009:2130.3; Acad Emerg Med 2009;16:S79. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2009, and the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, New Orleans, LA, May 2009.)
  50. Dayan PS, Lillis KA, Bennett J, Conners G, Macias C, Callahan J, Akmen C, Feldstein N, Kuppermann N, Hauser WA, the PEDNET Node of the PECARN. Likelihood of emergent and non-emergent intracranial abnormalities in children who present to the emergency department (ED) for the first time after seemingly unprovoked seizures. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, May 2009.)
  51. Nigrovic LE, Rogers AJ, Adelgais K, Olsen C, Leonard J, Jaffe D, Leonard J, and the C-Spine Study Group of the PECARN. Utility of plain radiographs in detecting traumatic injuries of the cervical spine in children. Pediatr Emerg Care 2009; 25: 706. (Presented at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, Washington, DC, October 2009.)
  52. Kim EG, Leonard J, Jaffe DM, Olsen CS, Kuppermann N and the C-Spine Study Group of the PECARN.  Method of spinal immobilization in children <2 years old at risk for cervical spine injury. Pediatr Emerg Care 2009; 25: 710-11.  (Presented at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, Washington, DC, October 2009.)
  53. Tunik M, Mahajan P, Powell E, Schunk J, Jacobs E, Miskin M, Wootton-Gorges S, Atabaki S, Hoyle J, Dayan P, Homes J, Kuppermann N, and the TBI Working Group for the PECARN. Clinical presentations and outcomes of children with basilar skull fractures after blunt head trauma.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)
  54. Atabaki S, Hoyle J, Schunk J, Monroe D, Alpern E, Quayle K, Glass T, Badawy M, Dong L, Dayan P, Holmes J, Kuppermann N, and the TBI Working Group for the PECARN. Clinician assessment versus a prediction rule for identifying children with clinically-important traumatic brain injuries after blunt head trauma.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)
  55. Badawy M, Tunik M, Dayan P, Nadel F, Lillis K, Miskin M, Borgialli D, Bachman M, Atabaki S, Hoyle J, Holmes J, Kuppermann N, and the TBI Working Group for the PECARN. Post traumatic seizure (PTS) after blunt head trauma.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)
  56. Nigrovic L, Schunk J, Forester A, Cooper A, Miskin M, Atabaki S, Hoyle J, Dayan P, Holmes J, Kuppermann N, and the TBI Working Group for the PECARN. Clinical observation before the decision to obtain a computed tomography (CT) for children with blunt head trauma.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)
  57. Kuppermann N, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kerrey B, Sokolove P, Yen K, Ellison A, Cook L, Holmes J, and the Intra-Abdominal Injury Study Group for the PECARN. Interobserver agreement in clinical assessment of children with blunt abdominal trauma. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)
  58. Timm N, McAneney C, Alpern E, Macy M, Ruddy R, for the PECARN. Is pediatric emergency department utilization by pregnant teens on the rise? (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)
  59. Shaw KN, Lillis KA, Ruddy RM, Mahajan PV, Lichenstein R, Olsen CS, Chamberlain JM, for the PECARN. Pediatric medication errors reported in a pediatric emergency research network.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)
  60. Babcock-Cimpello L, Borgialli D, Olsen C, Jaffe D, Leonard J and the CSI Working group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Cervical Spine Injuries (CSI) in Children Sustained during Sports and Recreational Activities (SRA).  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)
  61. Babcock-Cimpello L, Borgialli D, Olsen C, Jaffe D, Leonard J and the CSI Working group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.  Factors Associated With Cervical Spine Injuries (CSI) in Children Sustained during Sports and Recreational Activities (SRA).  E-PAS 2010:1494.405; Acad Emerg Med 2010;17:S183 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010* [poster] and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, June 2010* [poster])
  62. Anders J, Adelgais K, Hoyle J, Olsen C, Jaffe D, Leonard J, PECARN C-Spine Study Group.  Outcomes of cervical spine injury in children transported by EMS direct to trauma center vs. those transported after stabilization at local hospitals. E-PAS 2010:1150.3 (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)* [platform]
  63. Brown K, Thomas B, Lillis K, Stanley R, Vance C, Mahajan P, Lichenstein R, Gordon S, Chamberlain JM.  Validity and reliability of a sedation-agitation scale in pediatric emergency department patients.  E-PAS20101494.397  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, May 2010.)* [poster]
  64. Mahajan PV, Jaffe DM, Olsen CS, Leonard J Nigrovic LE, Rogers AJ, Kuppermann N, Leonard J, for the PECARN C-Spine Study Group.  Spinal cord injury without radiologic abnormality (SCIWORA) in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) era.  Pediatr Emerg Care 2010;26:697. (Presented at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, San Francisco, CA, October 2010.)* [platform]
  65. Lillis KA, Ruddy RM, Shaw KN, Mahajan PV, Lichenstein R, Olsen CS, Chamberlain JM. Incident reports from six pediatric emergency departments in a research network. Pediatr Emerg Care 2010;26:703. (Presented at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, San Francisco, CA, October 2010.)* [poster]
  66. Holmes J, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kerrey B, Mahajan P, Adelgais KJ, Ellison A, Yen K, Atabaki S, Menaker J, Bonsu B, Quayle K, Garcia M, Rogers A, Blimberg S, Lee L, Tunik M, Kooistra J, Kwok M, Cook L, Dean JM, Sokolove P, Wiscner D, Ehrlich P, Cooper A, Dayan P, Wooten-Gorges K, for the PECARN.  Identifying children at very low risk of intra-abdominal injuries undergoing acute intervention. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Denver, CO, May 2011* [platform] and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA, June 2011* [platform])
  67. Kerrey BT, Rogers A, Lee L, Adelgais K, Tunik M, Blumberg S, Quayle K, Sokolove P, Wisner DH, Miskin M, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, for the PECARN. Risk of intra-abdominal injury in children with blunt torso trauma and normal abdominal computed tomography scans.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Denver, CO, May 2011* [platform] and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA, June 2011* [platform])
  68. Garcia M, Taylor HG, Dillman J, Iqbal V, Quijano C, Gorges S, Adelgais K, Cimpello L, Anunpindi S, Sonavane S, Mahajan P, Veeramani M, Atabaki S, Monroe D, Blumberg S, Ruzal-Shapiro C, Dayan P for the PECARN.  CT scan with IV contrast alone: the role of intra-abdominal fat (IAF) on the ability to visualize the normal appendix. (Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA, June 2011* [platform])
  69. Glass T, Ruddy R, Gorelick MH, Callahan J, Lee L, Gerardi M, Melville K, Miskin M, Holmes J, Kuppermann N. Computerized tomography (CT) usage and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in pediatric sports participants. Pediatr Emerg Care 2011;27:1001-1002.  (Presented at the AAP National Convention and Exposition, Boston, MA, October 2011 [poster])
  70. Bajaj L , Brousseau DC, Varadarajan K, Lichenstein R, Brown KM, Schuur J, Alpern ER, Gorelick MH, Chamberlain JM, Alessandrini EA.  Pediatric emergency medicine performance measures: variation in stakeholder importance ratings may impede adoption. Pediatr Emerg Care 2011;27: 1003.  (Presented at the AAP National Convention and Exposition, Boston, MA, October 2011 [poster])
  71. Natale J, Joseph J, Rogers A, Mahajan P, Cooper A, Wisner D, Miskin M, Hoyle J, Atabaki S, Dayan P, Holmes J, Kuppermann N. Cranial CT use for minor head trauma in children is associated with race/ethnicity. Pediatr Emerg Care 2011;27: 996.  (Presented at the AAP National Convention and Exposition, Boston, MA, October 2011 [platform])
  72. Alessandrini E, Macias C, Gorelick MH, Vadarajan K, Alpern E, Pines J, Chamberlain J.  Capability of ED electronic systems to capture performance measures for pediatric emergency care.  Pediatr Emerg Care 2011;27: 1004.  (Presented at the AAP National Convention and Exposition, Boston, MA, October 2011 [poster])
  73. Lee LK, Rogers A, Ehrlich P, Kwok M, Sokolove P, Blumberg S, Kooistra J, Miskin M, Wootton-Gorges S, Cooper A, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. Occult Pneumothoraces Visualized in Children with Blunt Torso Trauma. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Boston, MA, May, 2012 [poster] and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL, May, 2012 [poster])
  74. Menaker J, Blumberg S, Wisner D, Dayan P, Tunik M, Garcia M, Mahajan P, Miskin M, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. Use and Impact of the FAST Exam in Children with Blunt Abdominal Trauma. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Boston, MA, April, 2012 [poster] and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL, May, 2012* [poster])
  75. Borgialli D, Ellison A, Ehrlich P, Bonsu B, Menaker J, Wisner D, Atabaki S, Miskin M, Sokolove P, Lillis K, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. Association between the “Seat Belt Sign” and Intra-Abdominal Injury in Children with Blunt Torso Trauma in Motor Vehicle Collisions. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Boston, MA, April, 2012 [platform] and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL, May, 2012 [poster])
  76. Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Mejias A, Chaussabel D, Casper T, Dimo B, Gramse H, Ramilo O. RNA Transcriptional Profiling for Diagnosis of Serious Bacterial Infections (SBIs) in Young Febrile Infants. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Boston, MA, April, 2012 [platform – presidential plenary] and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL, May, 2012 [platform – presidential plenary]). * Awarded the Ludwig Seidel Award for the best emergency medicine presentation.

  77. Rogers AJ, Maher CO, Schunk JE, Quayle KS, Jacobs ES, Lichenstein R, Powell EC, Miskin M, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N. Prevalence of Incidental Findings Found on Pediatric Cranial CT Scans. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Boston, MA, May, 2012 [platform] and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL, May, 2012 [poster])
  78. Mahajan P, Tunik M, Yen K, Atabaki SM, Lee LK, Ellison A, Bonsu BK, Olsen CS, Kwok MY, Lillis K, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. Comparison of Clinician Suspicion Versus Prediction Rule In Detecting Children At Low Risk for Intraabdominal Injury After Blunt Torso Trauma. Annals Emergency Medicine 2012; 60:S1
  79. Stanley RM, Kuppermann N.  Planning a Trial of Progesterone for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Feasibility Study. Presented at the Annual EMSC Program Meeting, Bethesda, MD, May 9-10, 2012. [Poster]

  80. Stanley, RM, Kuppermann N.  Planning a Trial of Progesterone for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Feasibility Study.   Presented at National Neurotrauma Society Meeting, Phoenix Arizona, July 21 – 23, 2012 [Poster]
  81. Sheehan B, Nigrovic L, Dayan P, Kuppermann N, Ballard D, Allessandrini E, Bajaj L, Golberg H, Hoffman J, Offerman S, Mark D, Swietlik M, Tham E, Tzimenatos L, Vinson D, Bakken S, for PECARN. An Activity Theory-Based Analysis of Work Activities in the Emergency Department (ED). (Presented at the 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, June 25, 2012, Montreal, CA [Poster])
  82. Stanley RM, Kuppermann N.  Planning a Trial of Progesterone for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Feasibility Study.   Presented at National Neurotrauma Society Meeting, Phoenix Arizona, July 21 – 23, 2012 [Poster]
  83. Swietlik M, Dayan P, Kuppermann N, Goldberg H, Paterno M, Pabbathi D, Schaeffer M, Rocha B, Hoffman J, Grundmeier R, Ballard D, Allessandrini E, Bajaj L, Tzimenatos L, Norris R, Offerman S, Mark D, Vinson D, Kene M, Jones G, Dean JM, Casper C, Tham E, for PECARN. Development of Computerized Clinical Decision Support (CDS) to Implement the PECARN Clinical Prediction Rules for Children with Minor Blunt Head Trauma: A Multicenter Clinical Trial. (Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 21, 2012. [Poster])
  84. Deakyne S, Bajaj L, Hoffman J, Allessandrini E, Ballard D, Norris R, Tzimenatos L, Swietlik M, Tham E, Grundmeier R, Jones G, Kuppermann N, Dayan P for PECARN. Development of Chief Complaint Groupers to Trigger a Best            Practice Alert for a Multi-Center Study of Children with Blunt Head Trauma.  (Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 21, 2012 [Platform Presentation])
  85. Martel N, Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Mejias A, Chaussabel D, Casper T, Dimo B, Gramse H, Ramilo O, for PECARN. Young Febrile Infants Evaluated in the Emergency Department Demonstrate Distinct Biosignatures for Specific Viral Infections. (Presented at the IDSA meeting, San Diego, CA, October, 2012.)
  86. Adelgais K, Kuppermann N, Kooistra J, Garcia M, Monroe D, Mahajan P, Menaker J, Ehrlich P, Atabaki S, Page K, Kwok M, Holmes JF. Importance and Performance of the Abdominal Examination to Identify Children with Abdominal Injuries Academic Emergency Medicine 2013; 20:S  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 5, 2013 [Oral Presentation] and at the Society for Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, May 17, 2013 [Oral Presentation])
  87. Ellison A, Quayle K, Bonsu B, Garcia M, Blunberg S, Rogers A, Wootton-Gorges S, Kerrey B, Olsen C, Cooper A, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. Oral contrast for abdominal CT in pediatric trauma. Academic Emergency Medicine 2013; 20:S  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 5, 2013 [Oral Presentation] and at the Society for Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, May 17, 2013 [Oral Presentation])
  88. Kwok M, Yen K, Atabaki S, Adelgais K, Garcia M, Quayle K, Kooistra J, Bonsu B, Page K, Borgialli D, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF. Performance of Plain Pelvis Radiography in Children with Blunt Torso Trauma. Academic Emergency Medicine 2013; 20:S. (Presented at  Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 5, 2013 [Oral Presentation] and at the Society for Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, May 17, 2013 [Lightening Oral])
  89. Macy ML, Zonfrillo MR, Cook LJ, Stanley RM, Chamberlain JM, Cunningham ER.  Multi-Site Trends in Pediatric Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits and Injury Severity.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 7, 2013 [Poster])
  90. Ruddy R, Chamberlain J, Mahajan P, Funai T, O’Connell K, Shaw K.  Near Misses and Unsafe Conditions Reported in a Pediatric Emergency Research. (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 6, 2013 [Platform Presentation])
  91. Suarez N, Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Falsey A, Walsh E, Mejias A, Ramilo O, for PECARN. Young Infants with Influenza Infection (Flu) Showed Higher Expression of Interferon, Inflammation and Monocyte Genes Compared with Older Infants/Toddlers and Older Adults. (Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 5, 2013. [Poster])
  92. Stanley RM, Kuppermann N.  Progesterone for Children With Serious Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A Feasibility Study In The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 5, 2013 [Poster]) (Presented at the Society for Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, May 17, 2013 [Lightening Oral])
  93. Deakyne SJ, Grundmeier R, Cao J, Chilutti M, Scheid B, Kittick M, Enriquez R, Cook L, Dean JM, Alessandrini EA, L. Bajaj L, Chamberlain JM, Alpern ER. Harmonizing EHR Data from Different Sites to Create a Registry.  (Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 4, 2013 [Poster])
  94. Chamberlain J, Okada P, Holsti M, Mahajan P, Baren J, Brown K, Vance C,  Gonzalez V, Lichenstein R, Stanley R.  Results of a randomized controlled trial of lorazepam versus diazepam for pediatric status epilepticus. Accepted for presentation, The 4th London-Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures. April 4, 2013. Salzburg, Austria.
  95. Zonfrillo MR, Macy ML, Cook, LJ, Funai T, Stanley RM, Chamberlain JM, Cunningham RM, Alpern ER. Resource Utilization for Injury Versus Non-Injury Pediatric Visits to Emergency Departments. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference October 25, 2013, Orlando, FL [Poster]

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