Savithiri Ratnapalan

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Problem-based learning in continuing medical education: Review of randomized controlled trials
    Hilal Al-Azri
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
    Can Fam Physician 60:157-65. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Pandemic management in a pediatric hospital
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:322-8. 2013
  3. pmc Practice-based small group learning programs: systematic review
    Eman Zaher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine at University of Toronto in Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 58:637-42, e310-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Charting errors in a teaching hospital
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:268-71. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Knowledge to action: scholarship for faculty and staff
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 29:32-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Causes of eye burns in children
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:151-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Children presenting with acute pericarditis to the emergency department
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:581-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Physicians' perceptions of background noise in a pediatric emergency department
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:826-33. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Guidelines to practice: the process of planning and implementing a pediatric sedation program
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:262-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of a multifaceted pediatric sedation course: self-directed learning versus a formal continuing medical education course to improve knowledge of sedation guidelines
    Suzan Schneeweiss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    CJEM 9:93-100. 2007

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Publications30

  1. pmc Problem-based learning in continuing medical education: Review of randomized controlled trials
    Hilal Al-Azri
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
    Can Fam Physician 60:157-65. 2014
    ..To investigate the effects of problem-based learning (PBL) in continuing medical education...
  2. doi request reprint Pandemic management in a pediatric hospital
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:322-8. 2013
    ..To describe our experiences in the management of the second wave of influenza A H1N1 (pH1N1) pandemic in a tertiary-care children's hospital...
  3. pmc Practice-based small group learning programs: systematic review
    Eman Zaher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine at University of Toronto in Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 58:637-42, e310-6. 2012
    ..To identify the format, content, and effects of practice-based small group learning (PBSGL) programs involving FPs...
  4. doi request reprint Charting errors in a teaching hospital
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:268-71. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess charting errors by junior trainees in the emergency department at the beginning of the academic year and to evaluate the effect of audits and reminders in reducing charting errors in July...
  5. doi request reprint Knowledge to action: scholarship for faculty and staff
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 29:32-8. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the influence of a continuing education course in facilitating the development and implementation of educational projects of course participants...
  6. doi request reprint Causes of eye burns in children
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:151-6. 2011
    ..Eye burns can cause significant ocular morbidity and miss early detection if unsuspected. The objective was to ascertain the reported causes of burns to the eyes in children...
  7. doi request reprint Children presenting with acute pericarditis to the emergency department
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:581-5. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the clinical features and the outcome of children who presented to the emergency department and were ultimately diagnosed with pericarditis...
  8. doi request reprint Physicians' perceptions of background noise in a pediatric emergency department
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:826-33. 2011
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  9. ncbi request reprint Guidelines to practice: the process of planning and implementing a pediatric sedation program
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:262-6. 2007
    ..We planned to implement a pediatric procedural sedation program for a tertiary care pediatric emergency department to standardize sedation practices among emergency physicians...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of a multifaceted pediatric sedation course: self-directed learning versus a formal continuing medical education course to improve knowledge of sedation guidelines
    Suzan Schneeweiss
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    CJEM 9:93-100. 2007
    ..Procedural sedation guidelines were established for a tertiary care pediatric emergency department (ED). We developed a pediatric procedural sedation course to disseminate these guidelines...
  11. doi request reprint Pediatric eye injuries in a Canadian emergency department
    Dominik W Podbielski
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Ophthalmol 44:519-22. 2009
    ..This study assesses the descriptive epidemiology of children with eye injuries presenting to the emergency department of a major Canadian pediatric hospital...
  12. doi request reprint Periurethral cleaning prior to urinary catheterization in children: sterile water versus 10% povidone-iodine
    Sami Al-Farsi
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:656-60. 2009
    ..To compare urinary infection rate in children cleaned with sterile water versus a 10% povidone-iodine before bladder catheterization...
  13. pmc "Doctor, will that x-ray harm my unborn child?"
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    CMAJ 179:1293-6. 2008
    ..We describe exposure to radiodiagnostic procedures during pregnancy and suggest an approach to assess the potential risk...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physicians' perceptions of teratogenic risk associated with radiography and CT during early pregnancy
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:1107-9. 2004
    ..The objective of our study was to determine family physicians' and obstetricians' perceptions of the risk of major fetal malformations associated with exposure to radiation from radiography and CT during early pregnancy...
  15. doi request reprint Nontraumatic dental complaints in a pediatric emergency department
    Maria G Oliva
    Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:757-60. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence, types, and treatment of nontraumatic dental emergencies that present to a tertiary care pediatric emergency department (ED)...
  16. doi request reprint Omental infarction in children
    Ayelet Rimon
    Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 155:427-431.e1. 2009
    ..To analyze the clinical presentation, radiologic features, management, and outcome in children diagnosed with omental infarction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pediatric resident education and needs assessment in clinical pharmacology
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 11:e150-5. 2004
    ..To identify perceived and unperceived educational needs of residents to organize a seminar series in clinical pharmacology...
  18. ncbi request reprint Unusual reactions to 5-HT3 receptor antagonists in a child with rhabdomyosarcoma
    Candace Y W Lee
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 17:e1-4. 2010
    ..Potential mechanisms for these reactions are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Variation in urban and rural water fluoride levels in Ontario
    James Yarmolinsky
    Department of Dentistry, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 75:707. 2009
    ..To compare levels of water fluoridation in urban and rural distribution systems in Ontario...
  20. ncbi request reprint The attitude of physicians toward cold remedies for upper respiratory infection in infants and children: a questionnaire survey
    Raanan Cohen-Kerem
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 45:828-34. 2006
    ..Despite that cold remedies are not proven to be effective and some safety issues are associated with their use in the pediatric age group, physicians still recommend them. Continuing medical education programs should address the issue...
  21. doi request reprint Analgesia and sedation practices for incarcerated inguinal hernias in children
    Khalid Al-Ansari
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:766-9. 2008
    ..Guidelines for medication use for children with incarcerated inguinal hernias need to be developed...
  22. doi request reprint Electronic continuing education in the health professions: an update on evidence from RCTs
    Margarita Lam-Antoniades
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Staff Physician, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 29:44-51. 2009
    ..This study provides an update on evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assessing the effectiveness of e-CE in the health professions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pediatric ingestions of house hold products containing ethanol: a review
    Praveen Rayar
    McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 52:203-9. 2013
    ..Alcohol is present in a number of household items that are readily accessible to children. Ingestion of these household products containing alcohol can lead to significant health risks...
  24. doi request reprint Management of infantile colic: a review
    Justine Cohen-Silver
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:14-7. 2009
    ..This article reviews the current concepts for management options of infantile colic...
  25. pmc Ionizing radiation during pregnancy
    Savithiri Ratnapalan
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 49:873-4. 2003
    ..Her risk is similar to that of the general population (ie, 1% to 3%)...
  26. doi request reprint Management of uncomplicated nail bed lacerations presenting to a children's emergency department
    Samim Al-Qadhi
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:379-83. 2011
    ..This study examined the mechanisms of injury and the pattern of care for children who presented to the emergency department with uncomplicated nail bed lacerations...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluating computer-assisted learning for common pediatric emergency procedures
    Christina Ricks
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Information Technology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:284-6. 2008
    ..To develop a computer-assisted learning (CAL) model and evaluate its effectiveness in improving medical trainees' knowledge of pediatric emergency procedures...
  28. ncbi request reprint Improving the palatability of activated charcoal in pediatric patients
    Adam Cheng
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:384-6. 2007
    ..To compare the taste preference and ease of swallowing of activated charcoal among healthy teenagers when mixed separately with 3 different additives: chocolate milk, Coca-Cola, and water...
  29. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroid treatment of refractory Kawasaki disease
    Bianca A Lang
    Canadian Pediatric Rheumatology Association, Dalhousie University, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:803-9. 2006
    ..To review the indications for corticosteroids in patients with Kawasaki disease (KD) treated by pediatric rheumatologists in Canada and to determine their efficacy on fever in patients with refractory KD...