Original Contributions Published by Section Members


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]

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. [In press]

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]


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]


Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Pajewski NM, Panepinto JA. Vaso-occlusive Painful Events in Sickle Cell Disease: Impact on Child Well-being. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 54(1):92-97, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Kroner E, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC. Emergency Department Reliance: a Discriminatory Measure of Frequent Emergency Department Users. Pediatrics. 125(1):133-138, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA, Nimmer M, Hoffmann RG. The Number of People with Sickle Cell Disease in the United States: National and State Estimates. American Journal of Hematology. 85(1):77-78, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Hashikawa AN, Juhn YJ, Nimmer M, Copeland K, Shun-Hwa Li, Simpson P, Stevens M, Brousseau DC. Unnecessary Child Care Exclusions in a State Endorsing National Exclusion Guideline. Pediatrics. 125(5):1003-1009, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Brousseau DC, Owens PL, Mosso AL, Panepinto JA, Steiner CA. Acute Care Utilization and Rehospitalizations for Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of the American Medical Association. 303(13):1288-1294, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Browne LR, Gorelick MH. Asthma and pneumonia. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 57(6):1347-1356, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Ferguson CC, Roosevelt G, Bajaj L. Practice patterns of pediatric emergency medicine physicians caring for young febrile infants. Clinical Pediatrics. 49(4):350-354, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Uherick L, Gorelick MH, Biechler R, Brixey SN, Melzer-Lange M. Validation of two child passenger safety Questionnaires. Injury Prevention. 16:343-347, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Saunders M, Adelgais KA, Nelson DN. Use of intranasal fentanyl for the relief of pediatric orthopedic trauma pain. Academic Emergency Medicine. 17(11):1155-1161, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Dhillon RK, Spahr CD. Two cases of upper-extremity swelling: Paget-Schroetter syndrome and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Pediatric Emergency Care. 26(4):290-292, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Venkatesan T, Tarbell S, Adams K, McKanry J, Barribeau T, Beckmann KR, Hogan WJ, Li BU. A Survey of Emergency Department Use in Patients with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome. BMC Emergency Medicine. 10(4), 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Ali S, Drendel AL, Kircher J, Beno S. Pain Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Children: Current State and Future Directions. Pediatric Emergency Care. 26(7):518-524, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Alessandrini EA, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Shea JA, Gorelick MH. A new diagnosis grouping system for child emergency department visits. Academic Emergency Medicine. 17:204-210, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Freedman SB, Eltorky M, Gorelick MH, and the PERC Gastroenteritis Study Group. Evaluation of a gastroenteritis severity score for use in an outpatient setting. Pediatrics. 125:e1278-e1285, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Drayna P, McLellan SL, Simpson P, Li S-H, Gorelick MH. Association between rainfall and pediatric emergency department visits for acute gastrointestinal illness. Environmental Health Perspectives. 118:1439-1443, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Petruzella FD, Gorelick MH. Duration of illness in infants with bronchiolitis evaluated in the emergency department. Pediatrics. 126:e285-e290, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Kostic MA, Gutierrez F, Rieg T, Moore T, Gendron T. A prospective randomized trial of intravenous prochlorperazine versus subcutaneous sumatriptan in acute migraine therapy in the emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 56:1-6, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Brixey SN, Guse CE, Gorelick MH. Reliability and validity of child passenger safety restraint observations by community observers. Traffic Injury Prevention. 11(6):573-577, 2010. [ABSTRACT]

Petruzella F, Gorelick MH. Current therapies in bronchiolitis. Pediatric Emergency Care. 26(4):308-311, 2010. [ABSTRACT]


Brousseau DC, Gorelick MH, Hoffmann RG, Flores G, Nattinger AB. Primary Care Quality and Subsequent Emergency Department Utilization for Children in Wisconsin Medicaid. Academic Pediatrics. 9(1):33-39, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA. Post-discharge Pain, Functional Limitations, and Impact on Caregivers of Children with Sickle Cell Disease Treated for Painful Events. British Journal of Haematology. 144(5):782-788, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Heffner V, Lyon V, Holland K, Brousseau DC, Yen K. Real-time Tele-dermatology vs. In-person Visits: A Comparison in Pediatric Dermatology Clinic. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 60(6):956-961, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Brousseau DC, Mukonje T, Brandow AM, Nimmer M, Panepinto JA. Dissatisfaction with hospital care for children with sickle cell disease: not just race and chronic disease. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 53(2):174-178, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Drendel AL, Gorelick MH, Weisman SJ, Lyon R, Brousseau DC, Kim MK. A Randomized Clinical Trial of Ibuprofen versus Acetaminophen with Codeine for Acute Pediatric Arm Fracture Pain. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 54(4):553-560, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Yen K, Shane EL, Pawar SS, Schwendel ND, Zimmanck  RJ, Gorelick MH. Time Motion Study in a Pediatric Emergency Department Before and After Computer Physician Order Entry. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 53(4):462-468, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Kwok MY, Walsh-Kelly C, Gorelick M. The role of exhaled nitric oxide in evaluation of acute asthma in pediatric emergency department. Academic Emergency Medicine. 16:21-28, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Mistry RM, Stevens M, Gorelick MH. Health-related quality of life for pediatric emergency department febrile illnesses: an evaluation of the Pediatric Quality of Life InventoryTM 4.0 generic core scales. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 7(5), 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Voigt RG, Johnson SK, Mellon MW, Hashikawa AN, Campeau L, Williams AR, Yawn BP, Juhn YJ. Relationship between parenting stress and concerns identified by developmental screening and their effects on parental medical care seeking behavior. Clinical Pediatrics. 48:362-368, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Johnson N, Klingbeil C, Melzer-Lange MD, Humphreys C, Scanlon MC Simpson P. Evaluation of an intimate partner violence curriculum in a pediatric hospital.. Pediatrics. 123:562-568, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Ros SP, Scheper R. Career Longevity in Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Pediatric Emergency Care. 25(8):487-488, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Akhter S, Beckmann KR, Gorelick M. Update on Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Pediatric Emergency Care. 25(9):608-618, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Rauch D, Dowd D, Eldridge D, Mace S, Schears G, Yen K. Peripheral Difficult Venous Access in Children. Clinical Pediatrics. 48(9):895-901, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

Holzhauer JK, Reith V, Sawin KJ, Yen K. Evaluation of temporal artery thermometry in children 3-36 months old. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing. 14(4):239-244, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

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. 374:1160-1170, 2009. [ABSTRACT]

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