Louis Vernacchio

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ambulatory subspecialty visits in a large pediatric primary care network
    Louis Vernacchio
    The Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1755-69. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an asthma quality improvement program designed for maintenance of certification
    Louis Vernacchio
    Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, Brookline, Massachusetts Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts andDepartment of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Pediatrics 134:e242-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint A quality improvement program to reduce unnecessary referrals for adolescent scoliosis
    Louis Vernacchio
    Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e912-20. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Correlation of care process measures with childhood asthma exacerbations
    Louis Vernacchio
    The Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e136-43. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin, fluoride, and iron use among US children younger than 12 years of age: results from the Slone Survey 1998-2007
    Louis Vernacchio
    The Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, 33 Pond Ave, Suite 102B, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:285-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Pseudoephedrine use among US children, 1999-2006: results from the Slone survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1299-304. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cough and cold medication use by US children, 1999-2006: results from the slone survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e323-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of acute otitis media by primary care physicians: trends since the release of the 2004 American Academy of Pediatrics/American Academy of Family Physicians clinical practice guideline
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 120:281-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Validity of parental reporting of recent episodes of acute otitis media: a Slone Center Office-Based Research (SCOR) Network study
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:160-3. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persistent diarrhea in a community-based cohort of young US children
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:52-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Ambulatory subspecialty visits in a large pediatric primary care network
    Louis Vernacchio
    The Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Health Serv Res 47:1755-69. 2012
    ..To determine patterns of subspecialty utilization within a pediatric primary care network...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an asthma quality improvement program designed for maintenance of certification
    Louis Vernacchio
    Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, Brookline, Massachusetts Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts andDepartment of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Pediatrics 134:e242-8. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A quality improvement program to reduce unnecessary referrals for adolescent scoliosis
    Louis Vernacchio
    Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e912-20. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Correlation of care process measures with childhood asthma exacerbations
    Louis Vernacchio
    The Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e136-43. 2013
    ..We sought to define processes of pediatric asthma care identifiable through administrative data that correlate with asthma exacerbations for use in quality improvement...
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin, fluoride, and iron use among US children younger than 12 years of age: results from the Slone Survey 1998-2007
    Louis Vernacchio
    The Pediatric Physicians Organization at Children s, 33 Pond Ave, Suite 102B, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 111:285-9. 2011
    ..These data should be combined with what is known about the need for pediatric supplementation with vitamins, fluoride, and iron to help clinicians and policy makers counsel parents about the optimal use of these products...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pseudoephedrine use among US children, 1999-2006: results from the Slone survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1299-304. 2008
    ..We sought to describe the prevalence and patterns of pseudoephedrine use among US children and to assess any change since the 2005 law took effect...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cough and cold medication use by US children, 1999-2006: results from the slone survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e323-9. 2008
    ..We sought to describe the prevalence and patterns of pediatric use of cough and cold medications, with particular attention to use among young children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of acute otitis media by primary care physicians: trends since the release of the 2004 American Academy of Pediatrics/American Academy of Family Physicians clinical practice guideline
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, 1010 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 120:281-7. 2007
    ..We sought to describe primary care physicians' current management of acute otitis media to compare it with the guideline's recommendations and describe trends since 2004...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validity of parental reporting of recent episodes of acute otitis media: a Slone Center Office-Based Research (SCOR) Network study
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 20:160-3. 2007
    ..We assessed the validity of parents' reports of their children's acute otitis media (AOM) history over the previous month in a pilot study of xylitol for AOM prevention...
  10. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of persistent diarrhea in a community-based cohort of young US children
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:52-8. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to define the characteristics and microbiology of persistent diarrhea (PD) in US children...
  11. pmc Xylitol syrup for the prevention of acute otitis media
    Louis Vernacchio
    Pediatric Physician s Organization at Children s, Brookline, Massachusetts
    Pediatrics 133:289-95. 2014
    ..Xylitol, a naturally occurring sugar alcohol, can reduce AOM when given 5 times per day as a gum or syrup, but a more convenient dosing regimen is needed for widespread adoption...
  12. ncbi request reprint Medication use among children <12 years of age in the United States: results from the Slone Survey
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 124:446-54. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic disparities in the diagnosis of otitis media in infancy
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:795-804. 2004
    ..Several risk factors have been associated with OM, but the relationship between OM and race/ethnicity remains controversial. We sought to define the relationship between OM diagnosis and race/ethnicity in infants...
  14. pmc Tolerability of oral xylitol solution in young children: implications for otitis media prophylaxis
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:89-94. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the tolerability and acceptability in young children of oral xylitol solution at doses of 5g three times-a-day (TID) and 7.5g once daily (QD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and practices relating to the 2004 acute otitis media clinical practice guideline: a survey of practicing physicians
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:385-9. 2006
    ..To identify primary care physicians' familiarity with the 2004 acute otitis media (AOM) clinical practice guideline and to compare their practices with its recommendations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diarrhea in American infants and young children in the community setting: incidence, clinical presentation and microbiology
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:2-7. 2006
    ..The characteristics and microbiology of the full spectrum of pediatric diarrhea occurring in the U.S. community setting are not well-understood...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sleep position of low birth weight infants
    Louis Vernacchio
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 111:633-40. 2003
    ..To describe sleep positions among low birth weight infants, variations in sleep position according to birth weight, and changes in sleep position over time. To analyze risk factors and influences associated with prone sleep...