Jenifer R Lightdale

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A Pilot Study of Ketamine versus Midazolam/Fentanyl Sedation in Children Undergoing GI Endoscopy
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2011:623710. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Impact of a conservative red blood cell transfusion strategy in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 18:813-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Microstream capnography improves patient monitoring during moderate sedation: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e1170-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Fellow perceptions of training using computer-based endoscopy simulators
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:13-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Nurse reports of adverse events during sedation procedures at a pediatric hospital
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 24:300-6. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Sedation of the Pediatric and Adolescent Patient for GI Procedures
    Lisa B Mahoney
    Jenifer R Lightdale, MD, MPH Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:412-21. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Agitation during procedural sedation and analgesia in children
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:35-42. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Efficiency of propofol versus midazolam and fentanyl sedation at a pediatric teaching hospital: a prospective study
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:1067-75. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of infants and children undergoing percutaneous endoscopy gastrostomy tube placement
    Maireade E McSweeney
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:663-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Endoscopic sedation in pediatric practice
    Meghan E Fredette
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:739-51, ix. 2008

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc A Pilot Study of Ketamine versus Midazolam/Fentanyl Sedation in Children Undergoing GI Endoscopy
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2011:623710. 2011
    ..Physician perceptions may be affected by the fact that children who received ketamine were less likely to vocalize distress...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of a conservative red blood cell transfusion strategy in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 18:813-7. 2012
    ..004). Our initial experience suggests that implementation of a conservative transfusion strategy in otherwise stable children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation appears safe and lowers transfusion exposures...
  3. ncbi request reprint Microstream capnography improves patient monitoring during moderate sedation: a randomized, controlled trial
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e1170-8. 2006
    ..Microstream capnography may provide an "early warning system" by generating real-time waveforms of respiratory activity in nonintubated patients...
  4. doi request reprint Fellow perceptions of training using computer-based endoscopy simulators
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:13-8. 2010
    ..Integrating procedural training by using computer-based endoscopic simulators (CBES) into gastroenterology fellowships may facilitate technical skill development, while posing no additional risk to patients...
  5. doi request reprint Nurse reports of adverse events during sedation procedures at a pediatric hospital
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 24:300-6. 2009
    ..Improved education for perianesthesia nurses regarding the importance of monitoring both for serious and minor adverse events will help to identify opportunities to improve sedation protocols...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sedation of the Pediatric and Adolescent Patient for GI Procedures
    Lisa B Mahoney
    Jenifer R Lightdale, MD, MPH Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 10:412-21. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, sedation-related events, independent of type of sedation or regimen, represent the most common complications of pediatric endoscopy...
  7. doi request reprint Agitation during procedural sedation and analgesia in children
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:35-42. 2010
    ..Although agitation in uninterrupted pediatric procedures is recognized to occur, it is not generally tracked as an adverse event, and there have been no formal studies to determine its rate of incidence...
  8. doi request reprint Efficiency of propofol versus midazolam and fentanyl sedation at a pediatric teaching hospital: a prospective study
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:1067-75. 2008
    ..Many pediatric endoscopists are adopting propofol in their practices, with the expectation that propofol will increase their overall efficiency...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of infants and children undergoing percutaneous endoscopy gastrostomy tube placement
    Maireade E McSweeney
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:663-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine tube-related major complications in pediatric patients undergoing PEG placement during a 10-year follow-up period...
  10. doi request reprint Endoscopic sedation in pediatric practice
    Meghan E Fredette
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:739-51, ix. 2008
    ..Technical advances in ventilatory monitoring are contributing to increased patient safety for all children undergoing gastrointestinal procedures, regardless of sedation type...
  11. doi request reprint Answering questions on call: pediatric resident physicians' use of handoffs and other resources
    Maireade E McSweeney
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:328-33. 2013
    ..Little is known in the literature about the types of questions being asked of on-call housestaff and the resources used to provide answers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sedation and analgesia in the pediatric patient
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 14:385-99. 2004
    ..Guidelines for patient monitoring and new technologic advances may help to ensure patient safety for children undergoing endoscopic procedures, no matter what sedation regimen is used...
  13. doi request reprint Assessment of hemoglobin threshold for packed RBC transfusion in a medical-surgical PICU
    Stacey L Valentine
    1Critical Care Division, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 3Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Massachusetts Children s Medical Center, Worcester, MA 4Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 5Clinical Research Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 6Department of Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 7Program for Patient Safety and Quality, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 15:e89-94. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine if wide dissemination of this evidence altered the hemoglobin threshold used for RBC transfusions in our pediatric medical-surgical ICU...
  14. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding, food choices, restrictive diets, and nutritional fads
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Division of GI Nutrition, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:344-9. 2002
    ..On the other hand, parents must be encouraged to take a well-balanced and reasonable approach to their children's food choices, lest we see increasing evidence of unnecessary nutritional deficiencies...
  15. doi request reprint Patient handoffs: pediatric resident experiences and lessons learned
    Maireade E McSweeney
    Children s Hospital, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:57-63. 2011
    ..Within pediatrics, there is a paucity of data on pediatric resident handoff systems...
  16. ncbi request reprint Methods of sedation in pediatric endoscopy: a survey of NASPGHAN members
    Jenifer R Lightdale
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:500-2. 2007
    ..The results of this survey confirm that sedation practices vary widely and reflect continued uncertainty regarding optimal sedation regimens for pediatric endoscopy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Good agreement between endoscopic findings and biopsy reports supports limited tissue sampling during pediatric colonoscopy
    Michael A Manfredi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Boston Children s Hospital Department of Pathology, Boston Children s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:773-8. 2014
    ..The aim of our investigation was to examine the level of agreement between endoscopic and histological findings during pediatric colonoscopy. We also investigated the predictors of agreement and abnormal histology...
  18. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of cell salvage in pediatric surgery
    Mihail Samnaliev
    Clinical Research Center, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 23:1027-34. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the economic impact of CS during pediatric surgery...
  19. doi request reprint Agreement between patient- and physician-completed Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Activity Index scores
    Jessica J Lee
    Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 52:708-13. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess whether patient-completed Pediatric UC Activity Index (PUCAI) scores are comparable to those of physician scores...
  20. pmc Use of the i2b2 research query tool to conduct a matched case-control clinical research study: advantages, disadvantages and methodological considerations
    Emilie K Johnson
    Department of Urology, Boston Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, HU 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 14:16. 2014
    ..Our objective was to describe the respective roles of the i2b2 research query tool and the electronic medical record (EMR) in conducting a case-controlled clinical study at our institution...
  21. doi request reprint Perceptions of simulation-based training in crisis resource management in the endoscopy unit
    Lisa A Heard
    Simulator Program, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Gastroenterol Nurs 34:42-8. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that SBT may serve as an enjoyable, applicable, and realistic tool to enhance a team's performance in the endoscopy suite across all caregivers and different levels of experience...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors, morbidity, and treatment of thrombosis in children and young adults with active inflammatory bowel disease
    Naamah L Zitomersky
    Division of Gastroenterology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 57:343-7. 2013
    ..We characterized thromboembolism (TE) in children and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at a single tertiary care hospital...
  23. pmc Risk factors for urolithiasis in gastrostomy tube fed children: a case-control study
    Emilie K Johnson
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e167-74. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine clinical differences between G-tube fed (GTF) patients with and without stones, in hopes of identifying modifiable factors associated with increased risk of urolithiasis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sedation and anesthesia in pediatric endoscopy: one size does not fit all
    Steven M Schwarz
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:295-7. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous liver biopsy practice patterns among pediatric gastroenterologists in North America
    Sanjoy Banerjee
    Pediatric and Adolescent Gastroenterology, ProMedica Physician Group, Toledo, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:84-9. 2007
    ..To document current percutaneous liver biopsy (PLB) practices among pediatric gastroenterologists...