E R Alpern

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Occult bacteremia from a pediatric emergency department: current prevalence, time to detection, and outcome
    E R Alpern
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 106:505-11. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Utilization and unexpected hospitalization rates of a pediatric emergency department 23-hour observation unit
    Elizabeth R Alpern
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:589-94. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of a pediatric emergency medicine research network: the PECARN Core Data Project
    Elizabeth R Alpern
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:689-99. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Serotype prevalence of occult pneumococcal bacteremia
    E R Alpern
    Divisions of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E23. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Emergency department treatment failures for skin infections in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Rakesh D Mistry
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:21-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of Proteus mirabilis in skin abscesses of the axilla
    Rakesh D Mistry
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 156:850-1. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Occult pneumococcal bacteremia: a review
    Mark D Joffe
    Community Pediatric Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:448-54; quiz 455-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Low risk of bacteremia in children with febrile seizures
    Samir S Shah
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:469-72. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of health care use that may identify young children who are at risk for maltreatment
    Eron Y Friedlaender
    Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1303-8. 2005
  10. pmc Reliability of clinical examinations for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections
    Jennifer R Marin
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Emergency Medicine, 4401 Penn Ave, AOB, Suite 2400, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Pediatrics 126:925-30. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Occult bacteremia from a pediatric emergency department: current prevalence, time to detection, and outcome
    E R Alpern
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 106:505-11. 2000
    ..To evaluate selected characteristics of occult bacteremia in the post-Haemophilus influenzae type b (HIB) vaccine era...
  2. ncbi request reprint Utilization and unexpected hospitalization rates of a pediatric emergency department 23-hour observation unit
    Elizabeth R Alpern
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:589-94. 2008
    ..The primary objective of this study was to determine the predictors of unexpected hospitalization for admissions to a pediatric 23-hour OU...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of a pediatric emergency medicine research network: the PECARN Core Data Project
    Elizabeth R Alpern
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 22:689-99. 2006
    ..To examine the epidemiology of pediatric patient visits to emergency departments (ED)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serotype prevalence of occult pneumococcal bacteremia
    E R Alpern
    Divisions of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 108:E23. 2001
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  5. doi request reprint Emergency department treatment failures for skin infections in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Rakesh D Mistry
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:21-6. 2011
    ..Despite rapidly increasing incidence of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) presenting to emergency departments (EDs), outcome data for these infections are limited...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of Proteus mirabilis in skin abscesses of the axilla
    Rakesh D Mistry
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 156:850-1. 2010
    ..In this report, we describe a high prevalence of Proteus mirabilis, a Gram-negative bacillus, in skin abscesses of the axilla, which has potential implications for selection of antimicrobial therapy...
  7. doi request reprint Occult pneumococcal bacteremia: a review
    Mark D Joffe
    Community Pediatric Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:448-54; quiz 455-7. 2010
    ..This review of occult pneumococcal bacteremia will not only elaborate on current knowledge and clinical practice, but will also provide historical context to this fascinating phenomenon...
  8. ncbi request reprint Low risk of bacteremia in children with febrile seizures
    Samir S Shah
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:469-72. 2002
    ..To evaluate the risk of bacteremia in children with febrile seizures treated as outpatients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of health care use that may identify young children who are at risk for maltreatment
    Eron Y Friedlaender
    Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 116:1303-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether children who are at risk for maltreatment have characteristic patterns of health care use before their diagnosis of abuse or neglect that distinguish them from other children...
  10. pmc Reliability of clinical examinations for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections
    Jennifer R Marin
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Emergency Medicine, 4401 Penn Ave, AOB, Suite 2400, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Pediatrics 126:925-30. 2010
    ..To determine the interrater reliability of clinical examination by pediatric emergency medicine physicians for the diagnosis of skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs)...
  11. doi request reprint Emergency management of pediatric skin and soft tissue infections in the community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus era
    Rakesh D Mistry
    Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:187-93. 2010
    ..This study sought to describe current pediatric emergency physician (PEP) management of commonly presenting skin infections...
  12. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of Serratia marcescens bacteremia after general anesthesia
    Michael E Sebert
    Division of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:733-9. 2002
    ..To investigate an outbreak of Serratia marcescens bacteremia among patients after general anesthesia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk of bacteremia in young children with pneumonia treated as outpatients
    Samir S Shah
    Divisions of General Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, and Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:389-92. 2003
    ..Blood cultures are often obtained as part of the evaluation of children with pneumonia. There are few data regarding the risk of bacteremia with pneumonia in children since introduction of the Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medical staff attitudes toward family presence during pediatric procedures
    Joel A Fein
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Department of Pediatrics, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:224-7. 2004
    ..Investigate health care providers' perceived advantages and disadvantages of family member presence (FMP) for a wide spectrum of procedures in the pediatric emergency department...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for emesis after therapeutic use of activated charcoal in acutely poisoned children
    Kevin C Osterhoudt
    Section of Medical Toxicology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 113:806-10. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Activated charcoal administration in a pediatric emergency department
    Kevin C Osterhoudt
    Section of Medical Toxicology, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:493-8. 2004
    ..Our aim was to describe this practice with regard to timing, route of administration, use of flavoring agents, and occurrence of adverse events other than vomiting...
  17. pmc Observation unit experience for pediatric poison exposures
    Diane P Calello
    Section of Medical Toxicology, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 0019, USA
    J Med Toxicol 5:15-9. 2009
    ..Short-Stay Emergency Department Observation Units (OU) are an alternative to hospitalization, but data on OU care of pediatric poisoning exposures is limited. We report the experience of a pediatric OU with this population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Availability of pediatric emergency visit data from existing data sources
    Marc H Gorelick
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin and Children s Research Institute MHG, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:1195-200. 2005
    ..To determine the availability and completeness of selected data elements from administrative and clinical sources for emergency department (ED) visits in a national pediatric research network...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lack of agreement in pediatric emergency department discharge diagnoses from clinical and administrative data sources
    Marc H Gorelick
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:646-52. 2007
    ..Diagnosis information from existing data sources is used commonly for epidemiologic, administrative, and research purposes. The quality of such data for emergency department (ED) visits is unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Epidemiology of psychiatric-related visits to emergency departments in a multicenter collaborative research pediatric network
    Prashant Mahajan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University, 3901 Beaubien, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:715-20. 2009
    ..Describe the epidemiology of pediatric psychiatric-related visits to emergency departments participating in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network...
  21. ncbi request reprint A system for grouping presenting complaints: the pediatric emergency reason for visit clusters
    Marc H Gorelick
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:723-31. 2005
    ..To develop a set of chief complaint groupings for pediatric emergency department (ED) visits that is comprehensive, parsimonious, clinically sensible, and evidence-based...
  22. doi request reprint A new diagnosis grouping system for child emergency department visits
    Evaline A Alessandrini
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:204-13. 2010
    ..The second objective was to assess the construct validity of the DGS by examining variation in the frequency of targeted groups of diagnoses within the concepts of season, age, sex, and hospital type...
  23. pmc Child bicyclist injuries: are we obtaining enough information in the emergency department chart?
    E K Moll
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    Inj Prev 8:165-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the range of information relevant to bicyclist injury research that is available on routinely completed emergency department medical records...
  24. ncbi request reprint Witnessed and unwitnessed esophageal foreign bodies in children
    Jeffrey P Louie
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, St Paul 55419, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:582-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical presentation of children with either an unwitnessed or witnessed esophageal foreign body...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of antibiotic pretreatment on cerebrospinal fluid profiles of children with bacterial meningitis
    Lise E Nigrovic
    Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 122:726-30. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the effect of antibiotic administration before lumbar puncture on cerebrospinal fluid profiles in children with bacterial meningitis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Variation in ancillary testing among pediatric asthma patients seen in emergency departments
    Rachel M Stanley
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:532-8. 2007
    ..Variation in the management of acute pediatric asthma within emergency departments is largely unexplored...