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Ali S, McGrath T, Drendel A. An Evidence-Based Approach to Minimizing Acute Procedural Pain in the Emergency Department and Beyond. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2016;32(1):36-42. [ABSTRACT]

Browne LR, Studnek JP, Shah MI, Brousseau DC, Guse CE, Lerner EB. Prehospital Opioid Administration In The Emergency Care Of Injured Children. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2016;20(1):59-65. [ABSTRACT]


Nimmer M, Hoffmann RG, Dasgupta M, Panepinto JA, Brousseau DC. The Proportion of Potentially Preventable Emergency Department Visits by Patients with Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2015;37(1):48-53. [ABSTRACT]

Lunoe MM, Drendel AL, Brousseau DC. The use of the Needle Free Jet-Injection system with buffered lidocaine device does not change IV placement success in children. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2015;22(4):447-451. [ABSTRACT]

Beck ME, Lineer MM, Melzer-Lange M, Simpson P, Nugent M, Rabbitt A. Medical Providers’ Understanding of Sex Trafficking and Their Experience With At-Risk Patients. Pediatrics. 2015;135(4):895-902. [ABSTRACT].

Morrison AK, Brousseau DC, Brazauskas R, Levas MN. Health literacy affects likelihood of radiology testing in the pediatric emergency department. Journal of Pediatrics. 2015;166(4):1037-1041. [ABSTRACT]

Thomas DG, Apps JN, Hoffmann RG, McCrea M, Hammeke T. Benefits of strict rest after acute concussion: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2015;135(2):213-223. [ABSTRACT]

Lerner EB, Drendel AL, Falcone RA, Weitze KC, Badawy MK, Cooper A, Cushman JT, Drayna PC, Gourlay DM, Gray MP, Shah MI, Shah MN. A consensus-based criterion standard definition for pediatric patients who needed the highest-level trauma team activation. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2015;78(3):634-638. [ABSTRACT]

Eisenbrown K, Nimmer M, Brousseau DC. The accuracy of using ICD-9-CM codes to determine genotype and fever status of patients with sickle cell disease. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2015;62(5):924-925. [ABSTRACT]

Drayna PC, Browne LR, Guse CE, Brousseau DC, Lerner EB. Prehospital Pediatric Care: Opportunities for Training, Treatment and Research. Prehospital Emergency Care. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2015;19(3):441-447. [ABSTRACT]

Ferguson CC, Lamb G. A Scholarly Pathway in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. Academic Medicine. 2015;90(10):1358-1362. [ABSTRACT].

Lunoe MM, Drendel AL, Levas MN, Weisman SJ, Dasgupta M, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC. A Randomized Clinical Trial of Jet Injected Lidocaine (J tip) to Reduce Venipuncture Pain for Young Children. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2015;66(5):466-474. [ABSTRACT].

Pabalan L, Dunn R, Gregori K, Olson E, Thomas L, Willis E, Simpson P, Brousseau DC. Assessment of Food Insecurity in Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s Emergency Department. Wisconsin Medical Journal. 2015;114(4):148-151. [ABSTRACT].

Myrvik MP, Drendel AL, Brandow AM, Yan K, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA. A comparison of pain assessment measures in pediatric sickle cell disease:  Visual Analog Scale versus Numeric Rating Scale. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2015;37(3):190-194. [ABSTRACT]

Ali S, Weingarten LE, Kircher J, Dong K, Drendel AL, Rosychuk RJ, Curtis S, Newton AS. A survey of caregiver perspectives on children’s pain management in the Emergency Department. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015;24:1-8. [ABSTRACT].

Kuehnel N, Thomas DG. Onychomadesis as a late complication of hand-foot-mouth disease - A case series shedding light on nail shedding. Pediatric Emergency Care. [In press].

Brousseau DC, Scott JP, Badaki-Makun O, Darbari DS, Chumpitazi CE, Airewele GE, Ellison AM, Smith-whitley K, Mahajan P, Sarnaik SA, Casper TC, Cook LJ, Dean JM, Leonard J, Hulbert ML, Powell EC, Liem RI, Hickey R, Krishnamurti L, Hillery CA, Nimmer M, Panepinto JA, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). A multicenter randomized controlled trial of intravenous magnesium for sickle cell pain crisis in children. Blood. 2015;126(14):1651-1657. [ABSTRACT]

Meyer MT, Gourlay DM, Weitze KC, Ship MD, Drayna PC, Werner C, Brooke Lerner E. Helicopter interfacility transport of pediatric trauma patients: are we overutilizing a costly resource? Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. [In press].

Hayman WR, Leuthner SR, Laventhal NT, Brousseau DC, Lagatta JM. Cost comparison of mechanically ventilated patients across the age span. Journal of Perinatology. 2015;35(12):1020-1026. [ABSTRACT]


Adelgais KM, Browne L, Holsti M, Metzger RR, Murphy SC, Dudley N. Cervical spine computed tomography utilization in pediatric trauma patients. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2014;49(2):333-337. [ABSTRACT]

Badaki-Makun O, Scott JP, Panepinto JA, Casper TC, Hillery CA, Dean JM, Brousseau DC, 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. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. [In press]

Gorodzinsky AY, Davies WH, Drendel AL. Parents’ treatment of their children’s pain at home: pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2014;28(2):136-147. [ABSTRACT]

Keeney GE, Gray MP, Morrison AK, Levas MN, Kessler EA, Hill GD, Gorelick MH, Jackson JL. Dexamethasone for Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children: A Meta-analysis. Pediatrics. 2014;133(3):493-499. [ABSTRACT]

Webb T, Nugent M, Simpson P, Melzer-Lange M. Diagnostic findings in infants presenting to a pediatric emergency department for lethargy or feeding complaints. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2014;30(3):151-156. [ABSTRACT]

Zonfrillo MR, Melzer-Lange M, Gittelman MA. A comprehensive approach to pediatric injury prevention in the emergency department. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2014;30(1):56-62. [ABSTRACT]

Hamberger KA, Ambuel B, Guse CE, Phelan MB, Melzer-Lange M, Kistner A. Effects of a systems change model to respond to patients experiencing partner violence in primary care medical settings. Journal of Family Violence. 2014;29(6):581-594. [ABSTRACT]

Morrison AK, Chanmugathas R, Schapira MM, Gorelick MH, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC. Caregiver Low Health Literacy and Non-Urgent Use of the Pediatric Emergency Department for Febrile Illness. Academic Pediatrics. 2014;14(5):505-509. [ABSTRACT]

Morrison AK, Schapira MM, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC. Measuring Health Literacy in Caregivers of Children: a comparison of the newest vital sign and s-tofhla. Clinical Pediatrics. 2014;53(13):1264-1270. [ABSTRACT]

Glamann JA, Morrison AK, Mychaliska KP. On Target: a case of acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy. Hospital Pediatrics. 2014;4(2):106-108. [ABSTRACT]

Beverung LM, Brousseau DC, Hoffmann RG, Yan K, Panepinto JA. Ambulatory Quality Indicators to Prevent Infection in Sickle Cell Disease. American Journal of Hematology. 2014;89(3):256-260. [ABSTRACT]

Chamberlain JM, Okada P, Holsti M, Mahajan P, Brown KM, Vance C, Gonzalez V, Lichenstein R, Stanley RM, Brousseau DC, Grubenhoff J, Zemek R, Johnson DW, Clemons TE, Baren J, The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Lorazepam vs Diazepam for Pediatric Status Epilepticus: a randomized clinical trial. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2014;311(16):1652. [ABSTRACT]

Zuckerbraun NS, Atabaki SM, Collins M, Thomas DG, Gioria G. Use of Modified Acute Concussion Evaluation Tools in the Emergency Department. Pediatrics. 2014;133(4):635-642. [ABSTRACT]

Morrison AK, Schapira MM, Gorelick MH, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC. Low Care Giver Health Literacy is Associated with Higher Use of the Emergency Department for Non-Urgent Visits. Academic Pediatrics. 2014;14(3):309-314. [ABSTRACT]

Levas MN, Dayan PS, Mittal MK, Stevenson MD, Bachur RG, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Macias CG, Bennett J, Dowd MD, Thomas AJ, Kharbanda AB, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Effect of Hispanic ethnicity and language barriers on appendiceal perforation rates and imaging in children. Journal of Pediatrics. 2014;164(6):1286-1291. [ABSTRACT]

Hashikawa A, Brousseau DC, Singer DC, Gebremariam A, Davis MM. Emergency Department and Urgent Care for Children excluded from Child Care. Pediatrics. 2014;134(1):120-127. [ABSTRACT]

Gray MP, Li SH, Hoffmann RG, Gorelick MH. Recurrence Rates after Intussusception Enema Reduction: A Meta-Analysis. Pediatrics. 2014;134:110-119. [ABSTRACT]

Weingarten L, Kircher J, Drendel AL, Newton AS, Ali S. A Survey of Children's Perspectives on Pain Management in the Emergency Department. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014;47(3):268-276. [ABSTRACT]

Noe J, Machi J, Saudek K, Singh A, Huettl A, Bier A, Buelow B, Treat R, Tipnis S. Students Undergoing a Bridge to Internship (SUB-I): A Successful Preparatory Educational Model for Upcoming Pediatric Interns. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2014. [ABSTRACT]

Kircher J, Drendel AL, Newton AS, Plint AC, Vandermeer B, Dulai S, Ali S. Acute pediatric musculoskeletal pain management in North America: a practice variation survey. Clinical Pediatrics. 2014;53(14):1326-1335. [ABSTRACT]

Xu H, Wandersee NJ, Guo Y, Jones DW, Holzhauer SL, Hanson MS, Machogu E, Brousseau DC, Hogg N, Densmore JC, Kaul S, Hillery CA, Pritchard KA. Sickle cell disease increases high mobility group box 1: a novel mechanism of inflammation. Blood. 2014;124(26):3978-3981. [ABSTRACT]

Browne LR, Keeney GE, Spahr CD, Lerner EB, Atabaki SM, Drayna P, Cooper A. Trauma Care for Children in the Field. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2014;15(1):38-48. [ABSTRACT]


Brousseau DC, Harder DR. Integration of the Medical College of Wisconsin Physician Scientist pathway and summer research programs to increase medical student research skills. Medical Science Educators. 23(1):84-87, 2013. [ABSTRACT]

Myrvik MP, Brandow AM, Drendel AL, Yan K, Hoffman RG, Panepinto, JA. Clinically Meaningful Measurement of Pain in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 60(10):1689-1695, 2013. [ABSTRACT]

Lagatta J, Clark RH, Brousseau DC, Hoffmann RG, Spitzer AR. Varying Patterns of Home Oxygen Use in Infants at 23-40 weeks' Gestation Discharged from United States Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Journal of Pediatrics. 2013;163(4):976-982. [ABSTRACT]

Morrison AK, Myrvik MP, Brousseau DC, Hoffmann R, Stanley R. The relationship between parent health literacy and pediatric ED utilization: A systematic review. Academic Pediatrics. 2013;13(5):421-429. [ABSTRACT]

Gill M, Drendel AL, Weisman SJ. Parent Satisfaction with Acute Pediatric Pain Treatment at Home. The Clinical Journal of Pain. 29(1):64-69, 2013. [ABSTRACT]

Schnadower D, Tarr PI, Gorelick MH, O’Connell K, Roskind CG,  Powell EC, Rao J, Bhatt S, Freedman SB. Validation of the modified Vesikari score in children with gastroenteritis in 5 US emergency departments. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2013;57(4):514-519. [ABSTRACT]

Melzer-Lange M, Zonfrillo MR, Gittelman, MD. Injury Prevention: Opportunities in the emergency department. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2013;60(5):1241-1253. [ABSTRACT]

Hamberger KA, Ambuel B, Melzer-Lange M, Phelan MB, Guse C. Effects of a systems change model to respond to patients experiencing partner violence in primary care medical settings. Journal of Family Violence. [In press]

Raphael JL, Rattler TL, Kowalkowski MA, Brousseau DC, Mueller BU, Giordano TP. Association of Care in a Medical Home and Health Care Utilization Among Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of the National Medical Association. 2013;105(2):157-165. [ABSTRACT]

Kircher J, Drendel AL, Newton AS, Dulai S, Vandermeer B, Ali S. Pediatric Musculoskeletal Pain in the Emergency Department: a Medical Record Review of Practice Variation. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2013;15(0):1-9. [ABSTRACT]

Weisgerber M, Lye PS, Nugent M, Li SH, DeFouw K, Gedeit R, Simpson P, Gorelick MH. Relationship Between Caloric Intake and Length of Hospital Stay for Infants with Bronchiolitis. Hospital Pediatrics. 2013;3(1):24-30. [ABSTRACT]


Leschke J, Panepinto JA, Nimmer M, Hoffmann RG, Yan K, Brousseau DC. Outpatient follow-up and rehospitalizations for sickle cell disease patients. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 58(3):406-409, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Stevens MW, Hainsworth KR, Weisman SJ, Layde PM. Health-related quality of life in pediatric minor injury: reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory in the emergency department. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 166(1):74-81, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Alessandrini EA, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Shea JA, Holubkov R, Gorelick MH, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Developing a diagnosis-based severity classification system for use in Emergency Medical Services for Children. Academic Emergency Medicine. 19(1):70-78, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Miller MK, Dowd MD, Friesen CA, Walsh-Kelly CM. A randomized trial of enema versus polyethylene glycol 3350 for fecal disimpaction in children presenting to an emergency department. Pediatric Emergency Care. 28(2):115-119, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Panepinto JA, Owens PL, Mosso AL, Steiner CA, Brousseau DC. Concentration of Hospital Care for Acute Sickle Cell Disease-related Visits. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 59(4):685-689, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

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. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 166(4):356-361, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Gill M , Drendel AL, Weisman SJ. Insights to improve pediatric pain treatment at home through the assessment of parent satisfaction. The Clinical Journal of Pain. [In press]

Gorodzinsky AY, Joseph JM, Davies WH, Drendel AL, Weisman SJ. Community parents' use of non-pharmacological techniques for pediatric pain management. Children's Health Care. 41(1):1-15, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Hashikawa A, Stevens M, Juhn Y, Nimmer M, Copeland K, Simpson P, Brousseau DC. Self-Report of Child-Care Directors Regarding Return-to-Care. Pediatrics. 130(6):1046-1052, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Drayna PC, Hansen A, Boggs R, Locklair MR. Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 13(2):125-132, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Akhter S, Gorelick M, Beckmann KR. Rapid Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing in the Pediatric Emergency Department: A National Survey of Attitudes Among Pediatric Emergency Practitioners. Pediatric Emergency Care. 28(12):1257-1262, 2012. [ABSTRACT]

Destino L, Weisgerber MC, Soung P, Bakalarski D, Yan K, Rehborg R, Wagner DR, Gorelick MH, Simpson P. Validity of respiratory scores in bronchiolitis. Hospital Pediatrics. 2:202-209, 2012. [ABSTRACT]


Raphael, JL Mei M, Brousseau DC, Giordano TP. Associations between Quality Primary Care and Health Care Utilization among Children with Special Health Care Needs. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 165(5):399-404, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Brousseau DC, Nimmer MR, Yunk NL, Nattinger AB, Greer A. Non-urgent Emergency Department Care: Analysis of Parent and Primary Physician Perspectives. Pediatrics. 127:e375-e381, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Browne LR, Dudley NC, Cox S, Adelgais KM. Variation in the self-reported use of computed tomography in clearing the cervical spine of pediatric trauma patients. Pediatric Emergency Care. 27(5):361-366, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Levas MN, Cowden JD, Dowd MD. Effects of the limited English proficiency of parents on hospital length of stay and home health care referral for their home health care-eligible children with infections. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 165(9):831-836, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Zahrt DM, Melzer-Lange MD. Aggressive behavior in children and adolescents. Pediatrics in Review. 33:325-333, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Gorelick MH, Gould L, Nimmer M, Wagner D, Heath M, Bashir H, Brousseau DC. Perceptions about water and increased use of bottled water in minority children. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 165(10):928-932, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Drendel AL, Ali S. Efficacy and practicality of codeine. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 183(3):349, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Stevens MW, Drendel AL, Hainsworth KR. Pediatric minor injury outcomes: an initial report. Pediatric Emergency Care. 27(5):371-373, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Drendel AL, Kelly BT, Ali S. Pain assessment for children: overcoming challenges and optimizing care. Pediatric Emergency Care. 27(8):773-781, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Hemker BG, Brousseau DC, Yan K, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto J. When children with sickle-cell disease become adults: lack of outpatient care leads to increased use of the emergency department. American Journal of Hematology. 86(10):863-865, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Gorelick MH, McLellan SL, Wagner D, Klein J. Water use and acute diarrhoeal illness in children in a United States metropolitan area. Epidemiology and Infection. 139:295-301, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

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. Journal of Pediatrics. 158(6):1003-1008, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

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. Academic Emergency Medicine. 18:519-526, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Weisgerber MC, Lye PS, Li S-H, Bakalarski D, Gedeit R, Simpson P, Gorelick MH. Factors predicting prolonged hospital stay for infants with bronchiolitis. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 6(5):264-270, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Newton R, VandeWalle J, Borchardt M, Gorelick MH, McLellan S. Lachnospiraceae and Bacteroidales alternative fecal indicators reveal chronic human sewage contamination in an urban harbor. Applied & Environmental Microbiology. 77(19):6972-6981, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

Kumar S, Fan J, Melzer-Lange M, Trost J, Havens PL, Willoughby RE, Chusid MJ, Henrickson KJ. H1N1 hemagglutinin-inhibition seroprevalence in Emergency Department Health Care workers after the first wave of the 2009 influenza pandemic. Pediatric Emergency Care. 27(9):804-807, 2011. [ABSTRACT]

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