Angela L Myers
Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
- Prevalence of bacteremia in hospitalized pediatric patients with community-acquired pneumoniaAngela L Myers
Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics and the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:736-40. 2013....
- Defining risk factors for red man syndrome in children and adultsAngela L Myers
Department of Pediatrics, Medical Research, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and the University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:464-8. 2012..Our objective was to determine the prevalence, characteristics and risk factors for RMS in pediatric patients receiving vancomycin, including contributing genetic factors...
- Are the Ottawa ankle rules helpful in ruling out the need for x ray examination in children?A Myers
The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
Arch Dis Child 90:1309-11. 2005
- Tuberculous colitis mimicking Crohn diseaseAngela L Myers
Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, MO, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:607-10. 2007
- Genetic commonality of macrolide-resistant group A beta hemolytic streptococcus pharyngeal strainsAngela L Myers
Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, KC, MO, USA
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 8:33. 2009..Group A beta hemolytic streptococcus (GABHS) pharyngitis is a common childhood illness. Penicillin remains the gold standard therapy, but macrolides are indicated for the penicillin allergic patient, and are often used for convenience...
- Healthcare worker knowledge and attitudes regarding influenza immunization and childhood vaccinationAngela L Myers
Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:643-6. 2010..HCWs who received influenza vaccine were more likely to immunize their children against influenza, although a substantial proportion of HCWs' children did not receive influenza vaccination...
- Comparative effectiveness of empiric antibiotics for community-acquired pneumoniaMary Ann Queen
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108
Pediatrics 133:e23-9. 2014..The objective was to compare the effectiveness of empiric treatment with narrow-spectrum therapy versus broad-spectrum therapy for children hospitalized with uncomplicated CAP...
- Association of White Blood Cell Count and C-Reactive Protein with Outcomes in Children Hospitalized for Community-acquired PneumoniaDerek J Williams
From the Division of Hospital Medicine, The Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee The Children s Hospital Association, Overland Park, Kansas Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio Division of Hospital Medicine, Seattle Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington and Division of Hospital Medicine, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri
Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:792-3. 2015..In multivariable analyses, CRP, but not white blood cell count, was significantly associated with both fever duration and hospital length of stay. For every 1mg/dL increase in CRP, length of stay increased by 1 hour. ..
- Accuracy of administrative billing codes to detect urinary tract infection hospitalizationsJoel S Tieder
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
Pediatrics 128:323-30. 2011..Hospital billing data are frequently used for quality measures and research, but the accuracy of the use of discharge codes to identify urinary tract infections (UTIs) is unknown...
- No evidence of vancomycin minimal inhibitory concentration creep or heteroresistance identified in pediatric Staphylococcus aureus blood isolatesJennifer L Goldman
From the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Department of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and Department of Microbiology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO
Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:216-8. 2014..Vancomycin MICs did not increase nor was heteroresistance identified. Etest yielded higher MIC results than the other 2 methods. No MIC was >2 µg/mL by any testing method. ..
- Addressing inpatient crowding by smoothing occupancy at children's hospitalsEvan S Fieldston
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
J Hosp Med 6:462-8. 2011..To quantify the difference in weekday versus weekend occupancy, and the opportunity to smooth inpatient occupancy to reduce crowding at children's hospitals...
- Comparative effectiveness of pleural drainage procedures for the treatment of complicated pneumonia in childhoodSamir S Shah
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Departments of Pediatrics and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Hosp Med 6:256-63. 2011..To determine the comparative effectiveness of common pleural drainage procedures for treatment of pneumonia complicated by parapneumonic effusion (ie, complicated pneumonia)...
- Controversies in vaccine mandatesJohn D Lantos
Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, University of Missouri, School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 40:38-58. 2010..We will discuss ways that practitioners and public health officials should deal with vaccine refusal. We will contrast responses of the population as a whole, within the healthcare setting, and in the setting of pandemic influenza...