Ran Goldman

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Validation of the clinical dehydration scale for children with acute gastroenteritis
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Pediatrics 122:545-9. 2008
  2. pmc Does analgesia mask diagnosis of appendicitis among children?
    Rudy Bromberg
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
    Can Fam Physician 53:39-41. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of riboflavin in pediatric migraine prevention
    Michelle Sherwood
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 60:244-6. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Protecting infants from pertussis
    Meghan Gilley
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 60:138-40. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Antihistamines for children with otitis media
    Asha G Bonney
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 60:43-6. 2014
  6. pmc Acetaminophen in children: an old drug with new warnings
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:1065-6, e449-50. 2013
  7. pmc Laundry detergent capsules and pediatric poisoning
    Asha G Bonney
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:1295-6; e535-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Intravenous magnesium sulfate for vaso-occlusive episodes in sickle cell disease
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatrics 132:e1634-41. 2013
  9. pmc Treatment and prevention of ophthalmia neonatorum
    Adela Matejcek
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:1187-90. 2013
  10. pmc Caffeinated energy drinks in children
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:947-8. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Validation of the clinical dehydration scale for children with acute gastroenteritis
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Pediatrics 122:545-9. 2008
    ..Our objective was to validate the clinical dehydration scale with a new cohort of patients with acute gastroenteritis who were assessed in a tertiary emergency department in a developed country...
  2. pmc Does analgesia mask diagnosis of appendicitis among children?
    Rudy Bromberg
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
    Can Fam Physician 53:39-41. 2007
    ..If patients are in pain, analgesia is warranted. Larger multicentre trials are needed to establish practice guidelines...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of riboflavin in pediatric migraine prevention
    Michelle Sherwood
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 60:244-6. 2014
    ..It has become common practice to recommend that children try riboflavin to prevent migraine; however, research on riboflavin use in children is inconclusive. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Protecting infants from pertussis
    Meghan Gilley
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 60:138-40. 2014
    ..With the increased rate of pertussis in children, several families have asked me about ways to protect their young infants from pertussis infection. What should I recommend to these families?..
  5. ncbi request reprint Antihistamines for children with otitis media
    Asha G Bonney
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 60:43-6. 2014
    ..Is there a role for antihistamines and decongestants in the management of acute otitis media orotitis media with effusion in children?..
  6. pmc Acetaminophen in children: an old drug with new warnings
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:1065-6, e449-50. 2013
    ..The rash resolved after 3 days and after stopping administration of acetaminophen. Does acetaminophen carry a risk of adverse events such as this?..
  7. pmc Laundry detergent capsules and pediatric poisoning
    Asha G Bonney
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:1295-6; e535-7. 2013
    ..A 4-year-old girl was brought into the emergency department vomiting after having had ingested a laundry detergent capsule (LDC) from under the sink at her house. What is the risk of LDC poisoning? What can be done to treat these children?..
  8. doi request reprint Intravenous magnesium sulfate for vaso-occlusive episodes in sickle cell disease
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatrics 132:e1634-41. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine if intravenous (IV) magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) reduces length of stay (LOS) in hospital, pain scores, and cumulative analgesia when compared with placebo...
  9. pmc Treatment and prevention of ophthalmia neonatorum
    Adela Matejcek
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:1187-90. 2013
    ..What are the current recommendations for ocular prophylaxis at birth? Do topical antibiotics alone provide adequate treatment of neonatal conjunctivitis? When is systemic therapy indicated?..
  10. pmc Caffeinated energy drinks in children
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:947-8. 2013
    ..What is the recommended use of energy drinks in children and is there any harm in consuming them?..
  11. pmc Bismuth salicylate for diarrhea in children
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 59:843-4. 2013
    ..Recently, I had a visit from a 5-year-old patient who had been given bismuth subsalicylate for a diarrheal illness by a local family physician during a trip to South America. Is this a practice we should encourage?..
  12. pmc Acute treatment of anaphylaxis in children
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:740-1. 2013
    ..What is the best treatment for a child with anaphylaxis? Should this family receive a prescription for an epinephrine autoinjector device?..
  13. pmc Erythema multiforme in children: the steroid debate
    Melissa Chan
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 59:635-6. 2013
    ..When should these children receive steroids, and when should the illness be allowed to follow its natural course without steroid treatment?..
  14. pmc Pacifier use in the first month of life
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 59:499-500. 2013
    ..Is pacifier use safe in the first month of life?..
  15. pmc Zinc supplementation for acute gastroenteritis
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:363-4. 2013
    ..Gastroenteritis with diarrhea is a common condition in children, potentially leading to dehydration, morbidity, and in some countries substantial mortality. Is there a role for zinc supplementation in these cases?..
  16. pmc Antidepressants for functional gastrointestinal disorders in children
    Edmund Tan
    Department of Pediatrics, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 59:263-4. 2013
    ..Are antidepressants effective and safe to use for treating FGIDs in children and adolescents?..
  17. pmc Proton pump inhibitors for irritable infants
    Christine H Smith
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:153-6. 2013
    ..Is there a benefit to using gastric acid suppression (eg, proton pump inhibitors [PPIs]) in these infants?..
  18. pmc Child health update: estrogen cream for labial adhesion in girls
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 59:37-8. 2013
    ..Should I prescribe estrogen cream to treat labial adhesion in my prepubertal female patients?..
  19. pmc Staphylococcus aureus decolonization for recurrent skin and soft tissue infections in children
    Christine H Smith
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 58:1350-2. 2012
    ..While I am comfortable with managing each acute infection, what can be done to eradicate Staphylococcus aureus and reduce the chance of recurrent infections?..
  20. pmc Acute otitis externa in children
    Colin J McWilliams
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 58:1222-4. 2012
    ..In the summer months I see many children with uncomplicated acute otitis externa (AOE). I am aware of the multiple ototopical preparations. Which is the best first-line agent to treat AOE, and is there a role for an oral antibiotic?..
  21. pmc Child health update. Management of dog bites in children
    Vikram Sabhaney
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 58:1094-6, e548-50. 2012
    ..The dog became excited and bit the girl on the forearm, leaving a puncture wound. As a result of the injury, she has presented to my office. Should she be treated with antibiotics? If so, which antibiotic should be used and for how long?..
  22. pmc Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections
    Jason Tan
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 58:957-9. 2012
    ..Should children presenting with this phenomenon receive treatment with antibiotics, receive prophylactic treatment, or use immunomodulators to treat the symptoms?..
  23. pmc An incurable itch: head lice
    Christine H Smith
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 58:839-41. 2012
    ..Head lice infestations continue to be seen frequently in many communities. Some of these children require multiple treatments before eradication. What are the current treatment recommendations for head lice?..
  24. pmc Topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for corneal abrasions in children
    Christine H Smith
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 58:748-9. 2012
    ..Children with corneal abrasions should have follow-up appointments within 24 to 48 hours to assess healing, complications, and side effects of treatment, particularly if they are using topical NSAIDs...
  25. pmc Alternating acetaminophen and ibuprofen for pain in children
    Christine Smith
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics program at BC Children s Hospital in Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 58:645-7. 2012
    ..While some guidelines advise against this, it is common practice. Should alternating acetaminophen and ibuprofen be recommended for treating pain in children?..
  26. pmc Cranberry juice for urinary tract infection in children
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 58:398-401. 2012
    ..A mother of one of the children asked me if I recommended cranberry juice for children to prevent future episodes of UTI. She was given cranberry juice after she suffered from a UTI several months ago...
  27. pmc Effectiveness of rotavirus vaccine in preventing severe acute gastroenteritis in children
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 58:270-1. 2012
    ..Is there evidence that rotavirus vaccines are effective in preventing acute gastroenteritis complications such as dehydration and hospitalization?..
  28. pmc Milk consumption and mucus production in children with asthma
    Gurkaran Thiara
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Vancouver, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 58:165-6. 2012
    ..Recognizing the importance of milk as part of a healthy diet in supporting growth and calcium consumption, is it advisable to restrict milk in the diet?..
  29. doi request reprint Practice variations in the treatment of febrile infants among pediatric emergency physicians
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Pediatrics 124:439-45. 2009
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Measuring tissue oxygen saturation via spectrometer in children
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Canada
    J Trauma 68:650-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate new near-infrared tissue spectrometer InSpectra (Hutchinson Technology Inc.) in children and to determine preferable areas of the body to measure tissue oxygen saturation (StO2)...
  31. pmc Pharmacologic treatment of pediatric obesity
    Alexander L Rogovik
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 57:195-7. 2011
    ..There is no single approach to successful treatment of obesity, and lifestyle modification should be maintained throughout the pharmacologic treatment...
  32. pmc ADHD stimulants and their effect on height in children
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, USA
    Can Fam Physician 56:145-6. 2010
    ..Many more children today are diagnosed and treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Parents frequently ask me if the stimulant medications their children receive might affect their height as adults. What should I tell them?..
  33. doi request reprint Vitamin use among children attending a Canadian pediatric emergency department
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 25:131-7. 2011
    ..In light of these findings, pediatricians should ask about vitamin use and discuss with parents potential interactions and possible adverse effects...
  34. pmc Drug-induced gynecomastia in children and adolescents
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 56:344-5. 2010
    ..My management includes reassuring the boys and their families; however, I also understand that specific medication, alcohol, and drugs can cause gynecomastia. How common is this phenomenon, and what medications can induce gynecomastia?..
  35. pmc Codeine for acute cough in children
    Ran D Goldman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 56:1293-4. 2010
    ..Codeine was recommended in the past for this indication. What is the evidence for its use and how effective and safe is it?..
  36. pmc Anti-inflammatory therapy for obstructive sleep apnea in children
    Bat chen Friedman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 57:891-3. 2011
    ..Despite the child being inattentive and distracted during the day at school, his parents prefer to avoid surgical treatment (adenotonsillectomy). Are there any non-surgical treatments for mild OSA in young children?..
  37. doi request reprint Children admitted to the hospital after returning to the emergency department within 72 hours
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:808-11. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the characteristics of children who returned to the ED and needed admission to the characteristics of those discharged...
  38. pmc Update on acute otitis media in children younger than 2 years of age
    Colin J McWilliams
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 57:1283-5. 2011
    ..Most of these children are young and otherwise healthy, and I am uncertain about when to prescribe antibiotics and when to endorse "watchful waiting." Which children will benefit from antibiotic treatment?..
  39. doi request reprint An international fellowship training program in pediatric emergency medicine: establishing a new subspecialty in the Land of the Dragon
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:1208-12. 2011
    ..The main objective was to upgrade the professional and clinical experience of emergency physicians practicing PEM and build PEM capacity throughout China by training the future trainers...
  40. pmc Steroids as adjuvant treatment of sore throat in acute bacterial pharyngitis
    Simon C Schams
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 58:52-4. 2012
    ..Some adult studies describe faster pain relief when sore throat is treated with steroids. Would a single dose of a steroid, as an anti-inflammatory agent, provide accelerated pain relief for sore throat in children?..
  41. doi request reprint Potential vitamin-drug interactions in children: at a pediatric emergency department
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Ress in Emergency Ther PRETx Program, Div of Pediatric Emergency Med, BC Children s Hosp, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Paediatr Drugs 11:251-7. 2009
    ..A significant increase in vitamin use has been observed in recent years and interactions between vitamins and medications have been reported...
  42. doi request reprint Potential interactions of drug-natural health products and natural health products-natural health products among children
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    J Pediatr 152:521-6, 526.e1-4. 2008
    ..To determine the frequency of concurrent use of conventional medications and natural health products (NHP) and their potential interactions in children arriving at an emergency department...
  43. doi request reprint Predictors for opioid analgesia administration in children with abdominal pain presenting to the emergency department
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, BC Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Clin J Pain 24:11-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the rate of opioid analgesia in children with abdominal pain presenting to the pediatric Emergency Department (ED) and to identify factors associated with administration of opioids...
  44. doi request reprint Predictors for admission of children with periorbital cellulitis presenting to the pediatric emergency department
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, BC Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:279-83. 2008
    ..To identify demographic and clinical characteristics associated with admission because of periorbital cellulitis (PC) in children...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological risk factors for amphotericin B nephrotoxicity in children
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, BC Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    J Clin Pharmacol 47:1049-54. 2007
  46. doi request reprint Prospective validation of the pediatric appendicitis score
    Ran D Goldman
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, BC Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr 153:278-82. 2008
    ..To prospectively validate the Pediatric Appendicitis Score (PAS), developed on a cohort of children with abdominal pain suggestive of appendicitis, in unselected children with abdominal pain who present to the emergency department...
  47. pmc Breastfeeding and maternal diet in atopic dermatitis
    Tina Y Lien
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 57:1403-5. 2011
    ..I often consider whether nonpharmacologic interventions could prevent or mitigate the development of AD. Do breastfeeding or changes to the maternal diet help prevent the development of childhood AD?..
  48. doi request reprint Clinical and laboratory assessment of dehydration severity in children with acute gastroenteritis
    Patricia C Parkin
    Division of Pediatric Medicine and the Pediatric Outcomes Research Team, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:235-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate clinical and laboratory assessment of dehydration severity in children, 1 to 36 months, with acute gastroenteritis...
  49. doi request reprint A simulation-based acute care curriculum for pediatric emergency medicine fellowship training programs
    Adam Cheng
    Division of Emergency Medicine, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:475-80. 2010
    ..Our objective was to outline our experience with the development, integration, and evaluation of a simulation-based, acute care curriculum into our current PEM fellowship training program...
  50. ncbi request reprint Analgesia administration for acute abdominal pain in the pediatric emergency department
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Population Health Sciences, The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:18-21. 2006
    ..To document the use of analgesia for children with acute abdominal pain in the Pediatric Emergency Department (PED) and to compare between children with suspected appendicitis in a high versus low probability...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pediatric and emergency medicine residents' attitudes and practices for analgesia and sedation during lumbar puncture in pediatric patients
    Vicky R Breakey
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    Pediatrics 119:e631-6. 2007
    ..We aim to document factors that influence residents' decisions to use analgesia and sedation during lumbar puncture and to compare pediatric and emergency medicine residents' practices...
  52. ncbi request reprint Community physicians' attitudes toward electronic follow-up after an emergency department visit
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:305-9. 2005
    ..The main reason for disinterest however, was not enough time to read the e-mails (46% of non-interested PCPs)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Culture results via the internet: a novel way for communication after an emergency department visit
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Population Health Sciences, The Research Institute, SickKids, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 147:221-6. 2005
    ..To determine whether the Internet could be used to facilitate personal delivery of culture results to care givers after patient discharge from the pediatric emergency department...
  54. ncbi request reprint Development of a clinical dehydration scale for use in children between 1 and 36 months of age
    Jeremy N Friedman
    Division of Pediatric Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 145:201-7. 2004
    ..To develop a clinical dehydration scale for use in children <3 years of age...
  55. doi request reprint External validation of the clinical dehydration scale for children with acute gastroenteritis
    Benoit Bailey
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, CHU Sainte Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 17:583-8. 2010
    ..The objective was to validate the clinical dehydration scale (CDS) for children with gastroenteritis in a different pediatric emergency department (ED) from where it was initially derived and validated...
  56. pmc Patients who leave the pediatric emergency department without being seen: a case-control study
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto ON M5G 1X8
    CMAJ 172:39-43. 2005
    ..We compared children who left without being seen with those who stayed and were seen by a pediatrician, and followed all of the study subjects after they left the ED...
  57. ncbi request reprint Opioid administration for acute abdominal pain in the pediatric emergency department
    Adi Klein-Kremer
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Opioid Manag 3:11-4. 2007
    ..We hold that current evidence supports the administration of opioids to children with acute abdominal pain, and future trials will help determine safe and effective timing and dosing related to opioid administration...
  58. doi request reprint Correlation of the Canadian Pediatric Emergency Triage and Acuity Scale to ED resource utilization
    Warren Ma
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Child and Family Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Emerg Med 26:893-7. 2008
    ..This may also be the basis for future consideration regarding resource allocation decisions...
  59. pmc Hypnosis for treatment of pain in children
    Alex L Rogovik
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 53:823-5. 2007
    ..Examples include painful medical procedures, such as bone marrow aspiration and lumbar puncture in pediatric cancer patients, postoperative pain and anxiety in children undergoing surgery, and chronic headache...
  60. pmc Ondansetron for acute gastroenteritis in children
    Sunil Mehta
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics, Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 52:1397-8. 2006
    ..Use of ondansetron, as with other antiemetics, continues to be at treating physicians' discretion, and potential adverse events should be considered before administration...
  61. doi request reprint Development of a Caregiver Gastroenteritis Knowledge Questionnaire
    Stephen B Freedman
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ambul Pediatr 8:261-5. 2008
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  62. ncbi request reprint Pediatric surgeons and pediatric emergency physicians' attitudes towards analgesia and sedation for incarcerated inguinal hernia reduction
    Ran D Goldman
    The Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx Program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Population Health Sciences, The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain 6:650-5. 2005
    ..Clinically related variables were more important for PEPs than PS for analgesia and sedation. System-related variables were more important by PS for admission...
  63. ncbi request reprint Parental administration of analgesic medication in children after a limb injury
    Michal S Maimon
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Divisions of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:223-6. 2007
    ..To document parental administration of analgesic medication to children with pain from acute limb injury before coming to the emergency department (ED)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Amphotericin B nephrotoxicity in children
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:421-6. 2004
    ..Amiloride can be considered in serious potassium loss...
  65. doi request reprint Safety considerations and potential interactions of vitamins: should vitamins be considered drugs?
    Alexander L Rogovik
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 44:311-24. 2010
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Permissive hypercapnia
    Alex Rogovik
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Ambulatory Care Building, BC Children s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 26:941-52, viii-ix. 2008
    ....
  67. pmc Reducing inappropriate antibiotic use among children with influenza infection
    Bat chen Friedman
    BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 57:42-4. 2011
    ..What strategies can I use in order to minimize inappropriate prescription of antibiotics during the influenza season?..
  68. doi request reprint Discrepancies in pharmacokinetic analysis results obtained by using two standard population pharmacokinetics software programs
    Yaron Finkelstein
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G1X8, Canada
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 23:53-7. 2009
    ..7 h vs. 206.9 h, respectively). When considering the results reported from a population PK analysis, validation of the results by different software should be considered, especially when extreme, unexpected values are obtained...
  69. ncbi request reprint Language and length of stay in the pediatric emergency department
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:640-3. 2006
    ..Quality and accessibility of care for patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) can be limited if they cannot communicate in the same language as their health care provider...
  70. ncbi request reprint Physician pain reminder as an intervention to enhance analgesia for extremity and clavicle injuries in pediatric emergency
    Alex L Rogovik
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain 8:26-32. 2007
    ..We found that physicians do not give sufficient analgesia even with this reminder form...
  71. ncbi request reprint The influence of a male twin on birthweight of its female co-twin - a population-based study
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Twin Res 6:173-6. 2003
    ..Our findings do not substantiate a male-related inter-twin influence on female birthweight. Population differences might underlie the opposing observations in the literature...
  72. ncbi request reprint Underdosing of acetaminophen by parents and emergency department utilization
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program PRETx, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:89-93. 2004
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Prehospital use of analgesics at home or en route to the hospital in children with extremity injuries
    Alex L Rogovik
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    Am J Emerg Med 25:400-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to document prehospital analgesia (PA) for children with extremity injuries at home or en route to the hospital, as assessed by research personnel at the pediatric emergency department...
  74. ncbi request reprint Unscheduled return visits to the pediatric emergency department-one-year experience
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, CA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:545-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the rate of return visits in a tertiary care pediatric ED (PED) and find characteristics of children who return to the ED...
  75. ncbi request reprint Follow-up after a pediatric emergency department visit: telephone versus e-mail?
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Population Health Sciences, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 114:988-91. 2004
    ..We conducted this study to determine whether e-mail could become a method for a follow-up contact after leaving the pediatric ED...
  76. ncbi request reprint Weighing infants in the pediatric emergency department: the diaper can stay on!
    Ran D Goldman
    The Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx Program, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:382-3. 2004
  77. pmc Treating children's cyclic vomiting
    Shirley Chow
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 53:417-9. 2007
    ..Management focuses on correct diagnosis of the syndrome, avoidance of potential triggers, prophylactic pharmacotherapy, and supportive care for children and their families during episodes...
  78. pmc Single-dose dexamethasone for mild-to-moderate asthma exacerbations: effective, easy, and acceptable
    Keith P Cross
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 57:1134-6. 2011
    ..I prescribe oral steroids for children in my community when they suffer asthma exacerbation. How many doses of steroids are recommended? Do all children need to take steroids for 5 days?..
  79. pmc Use of botulinum toxin A in management of children with cerebral palsy
    Bat chen Friedman
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 57:1006-73. 2011
    ..What is the role of intramuscular botulinum toxin injections in the management of spasticity and related morbidity in children with cerebral palsy?..
  80. pmc Obesity and physical activity in children
    Mia Pradinuk
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 57:779-82. 2011
    ..What advice should I give parents of overweight children about physical activity? How can we encourage these children to become more physically active?..
  81. pmc Anti-staphylococcal treatment in dermatitis
    Bat chen Friedman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics Program, BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Bldg, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 57:669-71. 2011
    ..Because skin colonization with Staphylococcus aureus is very common in AD and can worsen the skin condition, is it reasonable to add topical antibiotic treatment to the anti-inflammatory treatment in this case?..
  82. pmc Use of propranolol in treating hemangiomas
    Yasaman R Shayan
    Department of Pediatrics, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 57:302-3. 2011
    ..I see many children with infantile hemangiomas and have read about new therapeutic options such as propranolol. Is this medication effective and safe for treating hemangiomas in children?..
  83. pmc Oxybutynin for treatment of nocturnal enuresis in children
    Bat chen Friedman
    Pediatric Research in Emergency Therapeutics PRETx program, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 57:559-61. 2011
    ..The family has tried behavioural methods but has failed to achieve dryness during the night. They ask to begin medical treatment. Is oxybutynin a safe and effective drug for treating nocturnal enuresis?..
  84. pmc Dimenhydrinate use for children with vomiting
    Paul Enarson
    BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 57:431-2. 2011
    ..Dimenhydrinate is an over-the-counter drug that is commonly used for the treatment of nausea and vomiting. Many of my adult patients use it, but is it safe and useful in the pediatric population?..
  85. ncbi request reprint Images in emergency medicine. Ludwig's angina in a 4 month old infant
    Michal S Maimon
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 47:503, 507. 2006
  86. pmc Taking St John's wort during pregnancy
    Ran D Goldman
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 49:29-30. 2003
    ..At this stage, therefore, St John's wort cannot be recommended as safe therapy during pregnancy...
  87. ncbi request reprint Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: prevalence in skin and soft tissue infections at emergency departments in the Greater Toronto Area and associated risk factors
    Heather J Adam
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    CJEM 11:439-46. 2009
    ..We assessed the prevalence, risk factors, microbiological characteristics and outcomes of CA-MRSA in patients with purulent skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) presenting to emergency departments (EDs) in the Greater Toronto Area...
  88. ncbi request reprint Caregivers' responses to pain in their children in the emergency department
    Ryan W Smith
    Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:578-82. 2007
    ..To explore physiological and anxiety responses of caregivers who witness a venipuncture being performed on their child and the effects of caregivers' responses on child pain and distress...
  89. doi request reprint Bacterial blood cultures in children with sickle cell disease
    Alex L Rogovik
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Emerg Med 28:511-4. 2010
    ..Children with sickle cell disease (SCD) are considered at risk for bacteremia, especially when they present to the emergency department (ED) with fever...
  90. doi request reprint Intranasal fentanyl versus placebo for pain in children during catheterization for voiding cystourethrography
    Seen Chung
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Radiol 40:1236-40. 2010
    ..Currently there are no widely utilized protocols for non-topical medications to decrease pain that children feel during catheterization...
  91. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitude toward identification and management of childhood obesity in Israel
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43:737-41. 2004
    ..A comprehensive program to prevent and treat obesity is recommended to improve the health status of the population...
  92. ncbi request reprint Test characteristics of neuroimaging in the emergency department evaluation of children for cerebrospinal fluid shunt malfunction
    Ahmed Mater
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    CJEM 10:131-5. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the test characteristics of the SS and CT scan for identifying children with shunt malfunction...
  93. pmc Use of oseltamivir in children
    Blake Jamieson
    BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Room K4 226, Ambulatory Care Building, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
    Can Fam Physician 55:1199-201. 2009
    ..Because of the recent outbreak of pandemic H1N1 2009, I am anticipating a large number of children with influenza-like symptoms or children diagnosed with influenza. Is oseltamivir effective and safe when used for children?..
  94. ncbi request reprint Twinning and birth weight in the Israeli Jewish versus Muslim maternities
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Emergency Services, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Twin Res 5:15-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether ethnicity is associated with differences in perinatal outcome in randomly selected, matched-controlled Israeli Jewish and Muslim mothers of twins...
  95. doi request reprint Novel influenza A(H1N1): clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management
    Rini Jain
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:791-6. 2009
    ....
  96. doi request reprint Admission and length of stay due to painful vasoocclusive crisis in children
    Alex L Rogovik
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G1X8, Canada
    Am J Emerg Med 27:797-801. 2009
    ..To identify demographic, clinical, and laboratory characteristics associated with admission and a longer length of stay (LOS) due to vasoocclusive crisis (VOC) in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
  97. ncbi request reprint Pediatric patient safety in the prehospital/emergency department setting
    Isabel A Barata
    Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:412-8. 2007
    ..The consensus is that a safe environment with a high quality of care will reduce morbidity and mortality in ED pediatric patients...
  98. ncbi request reprint Pediatric emergency medicine: a world of potential
    Niranjan Kissoon
    CJEM 9:453-8. 2007
  99. ncbi request reprint Growth discordance and the effect of a male twin on birth weight of its female co-twin: a population-based study
    Efrat Blumrosen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, and the Hadassah Hebrew University School of Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Perinat Med 30:510-3. 2002
    ..Our study supports a definite intrauterine effect of the male twin on birth weight of its female co-twin. This consequence may potentially be associated with fetal programming of adult disease...
  100. pmc Appendicitis during pregnancy
    Rachelle Guttman
    Motherisk Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
    Can Fam Physician 50:355-7. 2004
    ..Despite the difficulty of diagnosing appendicitis during pregnancy, appendectomy should not be delayed...