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By Pediatric Emergency Attendings and Fellows
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By Pediatric Emergency Attendings and Fellows

Dorfman DH,  Trokel M,  Lincoln AK, Mehta SD. Increased prevalence of behavioral risks among adolescent and young adult women with psychological distress in the emergency department. Pediatric Emergency Care. Accepted for publication.

Prentiss K, Vinci R. The Care of Children in Emergency Departments. Archives of Diseases in Childhood. Published online 23 April 2009.

Ramirez-Schrempp D, Dorfman DH, Baker WE, Liteplo AS. Ultrasound soft tissue applications in the pediatric emergency department: to drain or not to drain? in the era of MRSA. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2009;25:44-48.

Sard BE, Walsh KE, Doros G, Hannon M, Moschetti W, Bauchner H.  Evaluation of a medication quicklist to prevent medication prescribing errors in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatrics. October 2008;122(4)

Ramirez-Schrempp D, Dorfman DH, Tien I, Liteplo AS.  Bedside ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine fellowship programs in the United States: little formal training. Pediatric Emergency Care.. 2008;24:664-667.

Prentiss KA, Dorfman DH. Pediatric ophthalmology in the emergency department. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. February 2008; 26(1):181-198.

Lovejoy F, Zuckerman B, Fleisher G, Vinci R. Creating an Academic Culture During Residency Training.  Journal of Pediatrics. 2008;152:599-600.

Brett-Fleegler M, Vinci RJ, Weiner DL, Harris SK, Shih M, Kleinman ME. A Simulator-Based Tool That Assesses Pediatric Resident Resuscitation Competency. Pediatrics. 2008;121:e597-e603.

Walsh KE, Landrigan CP, Adams WG, Vinci RJ, Chessare JB, Cooper MR, Hebert PM, Schainker EG, McLaughlin TJ, Bauchner H. Effect of Computer Order Entry on Prevention of Serious Medication Errors in Hospitalized Children. Pediatrics. 2008;121:e421-e427

Wang LT, Prentiss K. The Use of White Blood Cell Count and Left Shift in the Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Children. Ped Emerg Care. February 2007;23(2):69-76.

Prentiss, K et al. Emergency Management of the Pediatric Patient: Cases, Algorithms, Evidence. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins: 2007

Trokel M,  Discala C, Terrin N,  Sege R. Patient and Injury Characteristics in Abusive Abdominal Injuries. Ped Emerg Care. October 2006;22(10):700-704.

Trokel M, Griffith J, Waddimba A, Sege R. Variation in the Diagnosis of Child Abuse in Severely Injured Infants. Pediatrics. Mar 2006;117:722-728.

Shin A. Almond CS. Mannix RC. Duncan CN. Son MB. McLauchlan HM. Kanaan UB. Litzow JM. Riney PS. Trenor CC 3rd. Fortescue EB. Vinci RJ. Greenes DS.  The Boston Marathon Study: A Novel Approach to Research During Residency.  Pediatrics.  2006;117(5):1818-1822

Sard B, Bailey MC, Vinci R.  An Analysis of Pediatric Blood Cultures in the Postpneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine era in a Community Hospital Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2006 May;22(5):295-300.

Walsh K, Adams W, Bauchner H, Vinci R, et al.  Medication Errors Related to Computerized Order Entry for Children. Pediatrics.  2006;118(5):1872-1887

Trokel M,  Discala C, Terrin N,  Sege R. Patient and Injury Characteristics in Abusive Abdominal Injuries. Ped Emerg Care. October 2006;22(10):700-704.

Sard B, Bailey M, Vinci R.  An Analysis of Pediatric Blood Culture in the Postpneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Era in a Community Hospital Emergency Department. Ped Emerg Care. May 2006. 22(5):295.

Trokel M, Griffith J, Waddimba A, Sege R. Variation in the Diagnosis of Child Abuse in Severely Injured Infants. Pediatrics. Mar 2006;117:722 - 728.

Dorfman D, Mehta SD, Lincoln A. Restraint use for psychiatric patients in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatric Emergency Care. January 2006. 22(1):7-12.

Dorfman D. The Use of Restraint for Pediatric Psychiatric Patients in Emergency Departments Pediatric Emergency Care.  March 2004. 20(3):151-156.

Trokel M, Sege R, Discala C. Blunt Abdominal Injury in the Young Pediatric Patient: Child abuse and Patient Outcomes. Child Maltreatment. February 2004. 9(1):111-7.

By Pediatric Emergency Nursing

Curtis Cooper RN BSN CEN, M, A six month old with Bilateral swollen Painful and deformed hands: Triage Decisions (Ricketts). Journal of Emergency Nursing 30(4):384-387 August 2004.

Curtis Cooper RN BSN CEN, M. Walz RN BSN, K. Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC): The New Third Edition Journal of Emergency Nursing 31 (2):203-205 April 2005

Curtis Cooper RN BSN CEN FAEN, M, Lada PharmD, P, Lamonica O’Neal RN A. Methanol Ingestion is a 26 month old Child Journal of Emergency Nursing 31(1) 72-75 February 2007.

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