David M Spiro
Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
- Association between antibiotic use and primary idiopathic intussusceptionDavid M Spiro
Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Alabama, 1600 Seventh Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:54-9. 2003..Intussusception is the leading cause of intestinal obstruction in young children. Antibiotics are the most frequently prescribed medication in the pediatric population and have common adverse effects on the gastrointestinal tract...
- Wait-and-see prescription for the treatment of acute otitis media: a randomized controlled trialDavid M Spiro
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
JAMA 296:1235-41. 2006..None of these trials were conducted in an emergency department...
- A proposal to limit otoscopy to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics: a call for researchDavid M Spiro
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, CDW EM, 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 9:177-81. 2011..Limiting otoscopy to clinical conditions in which the likelihood of AOM is high may reduce unnecessary pain and anxiety associated with the procedure, reduce rates of misdiagnosis and support the more judicious use of antibiotics...
- The concept and practice of a wait-and-see approach to acute otitis mediaDavid M Spiro
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 20:72-8. 2008..We review the contemporary management of acute otitis media, including symptomatic care, the rationale and literature for utilizing the wait-and-see approach, and the indications for immediate therapy with antibiotics...
- Parental knowledge and use of preventive asthma care measures in two pediatric emergency departmentsJamie N Deis
Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
J Asthma 47:551-6. 2010..The secondary objective was to identify variables that predict adherence to four key preventive care measures...
- A randomized clinical trial to assess the effects of tympanometry on the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis mediaDavid M Spiro
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Pediatrics 114:177-81. 2004....
- Portable spirometry during acute exacerbations of asthma in childrenMelissa L Langhan
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Asthma 46:122-5. 2009..This is a pilot study to evaluate whether portable spirometry can be successfully performed by children in the pediatric emergency department for acute exacerbations of asthma...
- Visual diagnosis: a 5-year-old child who has facial palsy and rashDonald H Arnold
Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn, USA
Pediatr Rev 28:465-9. 2007
- Quantitative end-tidal carbon dioxide in acute exacerbations of asthmaMelissa L Langhan
Yale University School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Yale New Haven Children s Hospital, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Pediatr 152:829-32. 2008..We also hypothesize that ETCO(2) can be successfully performed in all groups in the setting of a pediatric emergency department...
- Antibiotic-induced mesenteric adenopathy in an intussusception mouse model: a randomized, controlled trialDavid M Spiro
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:39-43. 2005..The authors sought to determine whether enteral antibiotic exposure influences the development of mesenteric adenopathy, bowel dilation or intussusception in an animal model...
- Low-dose propofol for the abortive treatment of pediatric migraine in the emergency departmentDavid C Sheridan
Department of Pediatrics, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 28:1293-6. 2012..The goal of this study was to review our institution's experience with subanesthetic doses of propofol for the abortive treatment of pediatric migraine and compare propofol with standard abortive therapy in the PED...
- Rural-urban disparities in child abuse management resources in the emergency departmentEsther K Choo
Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
J Rural Health 26:361-5. 2010..To characterize differences in child abuse management resources between urban and rural emergency departments (EDs)...
- Technical tip: Radial head subluxationGarth D Meckler
Department of Emergency Medicine, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Pediatr Rev 29:e42-3. 2008
- The association of overweight and ankle injuries in childrenMark R Zonfrillo
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Ambul Pediatr 8:66-9. 2008..No previous study has evaluated the association between overweight and acute ankle injuries in children. We hypothesized that being overweight is associated with an increased risk of ankle injury in children...
- Estimation of airway obstruction using oximeter plethysmograph waveform dataDonald H Arnold
Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Respir Res 6:65. 2005..We tested the hypothesis that the severity of airway obstruction could be estimated using plethysmograph waveform data...
- Thinking bigDavid M Spiro
Ann Emerg Med 48:480. 2006
- Acute otitis media-to treat or not to treat?Lisa M Elden
Pediatric Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 22:283-6. 2006