William T Zempsky

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Affiliation: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Validation of the sickle cell disease pain burden interview-youth
    William T Zempsky
    Division of Pain and Palliative Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Pain 14:975-82. 2013
  2. pmc Daily changes in pain, mood and physical function in children hospitalized for sickle cell disease pain
    William T Zempsky
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pain Res Manag 18:33-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pain scores: are they used in sickle cell pain?
    William T Zempsky
    Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:27-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Use of low-dose ketamine infusion for pediatric patients with sickle cell disease-related pain: a case series
    William T Zempsky
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, USA
    Clin J Pain 26:163-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Pharmacologic approaches for reducing venous access pain in children
    William T Zempsky
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 122:S140-53. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system provides rapid effective analgesia for venipuncture or cannulation pain in children: randomized, double-blind Comparison of Venipuncture and Venous Cannulation Pain After Fast-Onset Needle-Free Powder Lidocaine
    William T Zempsky
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 121:979-87. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Retrospective evaluation of pain assessment and treatment for acute vasoocclusive episodes in children with sickle cell disease
    William T Zempsky
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:265-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Reduction of topical anesthetic onset time using ultrasound: a randomized controlled trial prior to venipuncture in young children
    William T Zempsky
    Pain Relief Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Pain Med 9:795-802. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Lidocaine iontophoresis for local anesthesia before shave biopsy
    William T Zempsky
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:627-30. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Lidocaine iontophoresis for topical anesthesia before dermatologic procedures in children: a randomized controlled trial
    William T Zempsky
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:364-8. 2003

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  1. pmc Validation of the sickle cell disease pain burden interview-youth
    William T Zempsky
    Division of Pain and Palliative Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Pain 14:975-82. 2013
    ..Our preliminary findings suggest that the SCPBI-Y is a valid and reliable multidimensional interview that can be used in different clinical settings to evaluate pain burden among children and adolescents with SCD...
  2. pmc Daily changes in pain, mood and physical function in children hospitalized for sickle cell disease pain
    William T Zempsky
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pain Res Manag 18:33-8. 2013
    ..However, limited data are available concerning the course of hospitalization for these children and adolescents and, in particular, whether daily changes occur in pain, emotional status and physical function...
  3. doi request reprint Pain scores: are they used in sickle cell pain?
    William T Zempsky
    Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:27-8. 2011
    ..We sought to evaluate the relationship between pain scores and time to analgesic administration in 2 patient groups: those with sickle cell disease (SCD) and those with long-bone fractures (LBFs)...
  4. doi request reprint Use of low-dose ketamine infusion for pediatric patients with sickle cell disease-related pain: a case series
    William T Zempsky
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, USA
    Clin J Pain 26:163-7. 2010
    ..Alternative treatment options for VOE are needed. We sought to review our experience with low-dose ketamine for children hospitalized with VOE...
  5. doi request reprint Pharmacologic approaches for reducing venous access pain in children
    William T Zempsky
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Pediatrics 122:S140-53. 2008
    ..In combination with nonpharmacologic approaches, these agents can be used to dramatically lessen this significant source of pediatric pain...
  6. doi request reprint Needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system provides rapid effective analgesia for venipuncture or cannulation pain in children: randomized, double-blind Comparison of Venipuncture and Venous Cannulation Pain After Fast-Onset Needle-Free Powder Lidocaine
    William T Zempsky
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 121:979-87. 2008
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  7. doi request reprint Retrospective evaluation of pain assessment and treatment for acute vasoocclusive episodes in children with sickle cell disease
    William T Zempsky
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:265-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this research was to illustrate the course of pain scores and methods of therapeutic intervention during hospitalization...
  8. doi request reprint Reduction of topical anesthetic onset time using ultrasound: a randomized controlled trial prior to venipuncture in young children
    William T Zempsky
    Pain Relief Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Pain Med 9:795-802. 2008
    ..Ultrasound treatment prior to topical anesthetic application has been shown to speed anesthesia onset by enhancing anesthetic penetration into the skin...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lidocaine iontophoresis for local anesthesia before shave biopsy
    William T Zempsky
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:627-30. 2003
    ..Lidocaine iontophoresis is a method of topical anesthesia in which lidocaine is driven into the skin under the influence of electric current...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lidocaine iontophoresis for topical anesthesia before dermatologic procedures in children: a randomized controlled trial
    William T Zempsky
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:364-8. 2003
    ..There were no other adverse events. Lidocaine iontophoresis is a safe and effective method of topical anesthesia prior to dermatologic procedures in children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled comparison of cosmetic outcomes of simple facial lacerations closed with Steri Strip Skin Closures or Dermabond tissue adhesive
    William T Zempsky
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:519-24. 2004
    ..To compare the short-term complications and long-term cosmetic outcomes of simple facial lacerations closed with 3M Steri Strip Skin Closures or Dermabond...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a low-dose lidocaine iontophoresis system for topical anesthesia in adults and children: a randomized, controlled trial
    William T Zempsky
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Clin Ther 26:1110-9. 2004
    ..A new low-dose lidocaine iontophoresis system (LDLIS) may provide topical anesthesia in 10 minutes at a lower dose than previous systems, thereby limiting adverse events...
  13. ncbi request reprint Economic comparison of methods of wound closure: wound closure strips vs. sutures and wound adhesives
    William T Zempsky
    Department of Pediatrics, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Int Wound J 2:272-81. 2005
    ..The cosmetic outcome for all three treatments was equivalent. We conclude adhesive wound closure strips were both a cost-saving and a cost-effective alternative to sutures and tissue adhesives in the closure of low-tension lacerations...
  14. doi request reprint A novel needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system for rapid local analgesia
    William T Zempsky
    Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    J Pediatr 152:405-11. 2008
    ..To determine the analgesic effect and tolerability of a novel needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system in children undergoing venipuncture...
  15. doi request reprint Do children with sickle cell disease receive disparate care for pain in the emergency department?
    William T Zempsky
    Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:691-5. 2010
    ..There may be disparities in pain management practice in the emergency department (ED) for sickle cell disease patients (SCD) with vaso-occlusive episodes (VOE)...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical implications of unmanaged needle-insertion pain and distress in children
    Robert M Kennedy
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Pediatrics 122:S130-3. 2008
    ..This review summarizes the evidence for the importance of managing pediatric procedural pain and methods for reducing venous access pain...
  17. doi request reprint Use of continuous intravenous ketamine for end-stage cancer pain in children
    Mary Conway
    Hematology Oncology Division at Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 26:100-6. 2009
    ..Each case illustrates the complexities of achieving and maintaining adequate pain control and promoting care of the child and family in a setting that is most appropriate for them...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pain reduction during pediatric immunizations: evidence-based review and recommendations
    Neil L Schechter
    Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1184-98. 2007
    ..Immunizations are stressful for many children; until new approaches are developed, systematic use of available techniques can significantly reduce the burden of distress associated with these procedures...
  19. ncbi request reprint What's new in the management of pain in children
    William T Zempsky
    Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA
    Pediatr Rev 24:337-48. 2003
  20. doi request reprint Optimizing the management of peripheral venous access pain in children: evidence, impact, and implementation
    William T Zempsky
    Pediatrics 122:S121-4. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems
    William T Zempsky
    Pediatrics 114:1348-56. 2004
    ..A systematic approach to pain management and anxiolysis, including staff education and protocol development, can have a positive effect on providing comfort to children in the emergency setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pediatric guidelines
    Kathi J Kemper
    Explore (NY) 2:386-7. 2006