Louis M Bell

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Electronic health record-based decision support to improve asthma care: a cluster-randomized trial
    Louis M Bell
    Pediatric Research Consortium, Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, 12th Floor Northwest Tower, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e770-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Effect of an outpatient antimicrobial stewardship intervention on broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians: a randomized trial
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 309:2345-52. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus as a risk factor for bloodstream infection in children with postoperative mediastinitis
    Samir S Shah
    Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:834-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Postoperative mediastinitis in children: epidemiology, microbiology and risk factors for Gram-negative pathogens
    Caroline B Long
    Divisions of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:315-9. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Racial differences in antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 131:677-84. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment for surgical site infection after median sternotomy in children
    Jessica Kagen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:398-405. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Observational trial of antibiotic-coated central venous catheters in critically ill pediatric patients
    Anjali Chelliah
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:816-20. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Media coverage of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and autism controversy and its relationship to MMR immunization rates in the United States
    Michael J Smith
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e836-43. 2008
  9. doi request reprint How long does it take to "rule out" bacteremia in children with central venous catheters?
    Samir S Shah
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Room 1526, North Campus, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 121:135-41. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Primary early thoracoscopy and reduction in length of hospital stay and additional procedures among children with complicated pneumonia: results of a multicenter retrospective cohort study
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:675-81. 2008

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Electronic health record-based decision support to improve asthma care: a cluster-randomized trial
    Louis M Bell
    Pediatric Research Consortium, Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, 12th Floor Northwest Tower, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e770-7. 2010
    ..We sought to determine if clinical decision support (CDS) embedded in an electronic health record (EHR) would improve clinician adherence to national asthma guidelines in the primary care setting...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of an outpatient antimicrobial stewardship intervention on broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians: a randomized trial
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 309:2345-52. 2013
    ..Antimicrobial stewardship programs have been effective for inpatients, often through prescribing audit and feedback. However, most antimicrobial use occurs in outpatients with acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus as a risk factor for bloodstream infection in children with postoperative mediastinitis
    Samir S Shah
    Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:834-7. 2005
    ..4; 95% confidence interval, 1.4-29.3). Postoperative mediastinitis caused by S. aureus has a higher intrinsic risk of being complicated by BSI than mediastinitis caused by other pathogens...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postoperative mediastinitis in children: epidemiology, microbiology and risk factors for Gram-negative pathogens
    Caroline B Long
    Divisions of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:315-9. 2005
    ..Mediastinitis, although an infrequent complication of median sternotomy, represents a significant source of morbidity and mortality...
  5. doi request reprint Racial differences in antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians
    Jeffrey S Gerber
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3535 Market St, Ste 1518, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 131:677-84. 2013
    ..To determine whether racial differences exist in antibiotic prescribing among children treated by the same clinician...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk adjustment for surgical site infection after median sternotomy in children
    Jessica Kagen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:398-405. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Observational trial of antibiotic-coated central venous catheters in critically ill pediatric patients
    Anjali Chelliah
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:816-20. 2007
    ..Randomized trials have demonstrated that the use of central venous catheters (CVC) coated with antiseptic solutions reduces rates of CABSI in adult patients; however, their efficacy in children has not been evaluated...
  8. doi request reprint Media coverage of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and autism controversy and its relationship to MMR immunization rates in the United States
    Michael J Smith
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e836-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work was to assess the association between media coverage of the MMR-autism controversy and MMR immunization in the United States...
  9. doi request reprint How long does it take to "rule out" bacteremia in children with central venous catheters?
    Samir S Shah
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Room 1526, North Campus, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 121:135-41. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Primary early thoracoscopy and reduction in length of hospital stay and additional procedures among children with complicated pneumonia: results of a multicenter retrospective cohort study
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:675-81. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Polymicrobial bloodstream infections among children and adolescents with central venous catheters evaluated in ambulatory care
    Kevin J Downes
    Divisions of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:387-94. 2008
    ..Bloodstream infections (BSIs) are an ever-present concern for clinicians evaluating ill-appearing pediatric patients with central venous catheters (CVCs) in the ambulatory care setting...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for mediastinitis following median sternotomy in children
    Jessica Kagen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:613-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for mediastinitis in a cohort of children undergoing cardiothoracic surgery at a tertiary care children's hospital...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factitious fungus in two children with cancer receiving liposomal amphotericin
    Michael J Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:360-3. 2002
    ..These cases underscore the importance of establishing a microbiologic diagnosis in cases of presumed fungal infection...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for and outcomes of bloodstream infection caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in children
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 115:942-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to define the risk factors and outcomes associated with ESBL-EK bloodstream infections in children...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bloodstream infections after median sternotomy at a children's hospital
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:435-40. 2007
    ..The objectives of this retrospective cohort study were to determine the incidence and to identify risk factors for postoperative bloodstream infections among children after median sternotomy in an urban tertiary care children's hospital...
  19. pmc Effectiveness of decision support for families, clinicians, or both on HPV vaccine receipt
    Alexander G Fiks
    The Pediatric Research Consortium, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 131:1114-24. 2013
    ..To improve human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates, we studied the effectiveness of targeting automated decision support to families, clinicians, or both...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of electronic health record-based alerts on influenza vaccination for children with asthma
    Alexander G Fiks
    Pediatric Generalist Research Group, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:159-69. 2009
    ..The goal was to assess the impact of influenza vaccine clinical alerts on missed opportunities for vaccination and on overall influenza immunization rates for children and adolescents with asthma...
  21. doi request reprint Blood culture contamination rates after skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone-iodine in a pediatric emergency department
    Lauren Marlowe
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:171-6. 2010
    ..To determine blood culture contamination rates after skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine, compared with povidone-iodine...
  22. pmc Risk factors and predictors for candidemia in pediatric intensive care unit patients: implications for prevention
    Theoklis E Zaoutis
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e38-45. 2010
    ..Few data exist on risk factors for candidemia in pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients...
  23. pmc Blood cultures in the emergency department evaluation of childhood pneumonia
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:475-9. 2011
    ..Blood cultures are frequently obtained in the emergency department (ED) evaluation of children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  24. pmc Cat scratch disease presenting as orbital abscess and osteomyelitis
    Beloo Mirakhur
    Divisions of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:3991-3. 2003
    ..We report a child presenting with orbital abscess and osteomyelitis who was diagnosed with hepatosplenic cat scratch disease by detection of B. henselae DNA in the orbital abscess fluid...

Research Grants1