K N Shaw

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reported medication events in a paediatric emergency research network: sharing to improve patient safety
    Kathy N Shaw
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 1902, USA
    Emerg Med J 30:815-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Pediatric patient safety in emergency departments: unit characteristics and staff perceptions
    Kathy N Shaw
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:485-93. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a rapid screening filter test for urinary tract infection in children
    K N Shaw
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:283-7. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Pediatric emergency department directors' benchmarking survey: fiscal year 2001
    Kathy N Shaw
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:143-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint VESAS: a solution to seasonal fluctuations in emergency department census
    K N Shaw
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 32:698-702. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Screening tests for urinary tract infection in children: A meta-analysis
    M H Gorelick
    Division of Emergency Medicine, A I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    Pediatrics 104:e54. 1999
  7. pmc Exposure to traffic among urban children injured as pedestrians
    J C Posner
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Inj Prev 8:231-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of medicaid managed care on quality: childhood immunizations
    E A Alessandrini
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1335-42. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of Medicaid managed care on health care use: infant emergency department and ambulatory services
    E A Alessandrini
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    Pediatrics 108:103-10. 2001
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Reported medication events in a paediatric emergency research network: sharing to improve patient safety
    Kathy N Shaw
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 1902, USA
    Emerg Med J 30:815-9. 2013
    ..We describe the analysis of paediatric medication events (ME) reported in 18 EDs in a paediatric research network in 2007-2008...
  2. doi request reprint Pediatric patient safety in emergency departments: unit characteristics and staff perceptions
    Kathy N Shaw
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:485-93. 2009
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  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a rapid screening filter test for urinary tract infection in children
    K N Shaw
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:283-7. 1997
    ..Clinical evaluation of a rapid screening filter test for urinary tract infection (UTI), FiltraCheck-UTI, comparison to the urine dipstick and conventional urinalysis for test performance and cost effectiveness in children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pediatric emergency department directors' benchmarking survey: fiscal year 2001
    Kathy N Shaw
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:143-7. 2003
    ..To answer basic questions, using precise definitions, regarding emergency department (ED) utilization, wait times, services, and attending physician staffing of representative pediatric EDs (PEDs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint VESAS: a solution to seasonal fluctuations in emergency department census
    K N Shaw
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 32:698-702. 1998
    ..To design and implement a plan for emergency department staffing and additional space to reduce waiting time and the rate of patients leaving without being seen during the viral epidemic season...
  6. ncbi request reprint Screening tests for urinary tract infection in children: A meta-analysis
    M H Gorelick
    Division of Emergency Medicine, A I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    Pediatrics 104:e54. 1999
    ..To review systematically and to summarize the existing literature regarding performance of rapid diagnostic tests for urinary tract infection (UTI) in children...
  7. pmc Exposure to traffic among urban children injured as pedestrians
    J C Posner
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Inj Prev 8:231-5. 2002
    ..In particular, the traffic exposure of children who were struck while playing was compared with that of those struck while crossing streets...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of medicaid managed care on quality: childhood immunizations
    E A Alessandrini
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1335-42. 2001
    ..Underimmunization is distributed unevenly across populations, concentrated among the impoverished. Managed care has stimulated the development of quality indicators such as immunization rates to assess health status of populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of Medicaid managed care on health care use: infant emergency department and ambulatory services
    E A Alessandrini
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    Pediatrics 108:103-10. 2001
    ..78) and having a mother who completed high school (OR: 0.67; 95% CI: 0.45, 0.99). CONCLUSIONS: Enrollment in MMC did not alter ED usage patterns when compared with FFSM. Some variation in use of other ambulatory services was detected...
  10. 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
    ....
  11. pmc Diagnosis and management of pediatric urinary tract infections
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 18:417-22. 2005
    ..The goal of this review is to provide an up-to-date summary of the literature with particular attention to practical questions about diagnosis and management for the clinician...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical and demographic factors associated with urinary tract infection in young febrile infants
    Joseph J Zorc
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 116:644-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to identify clinical and demographic factors associated with UTI in febrile infants who are < or =60 days of age using a prospective multicenter cohort...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for family presence in the resuscitation room: a step-by-step approach
    Mirna M Farah
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:587-91. 2007
    ..The guidelines illustrate a practical step-by-step approach that staff members can follow every time a patient is being evaluated and/or treated in the resuscitation room...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pediatric emergency medicine research: a critical evaluation
    Philip R Spandorfer
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:293-301. 2003
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  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Oral versus intravenous rehydration of moderately dehydrated children: a randomized, controlled trial
    Philip R Spandorfer
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 115:295-301. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk of serious bacterial infection in young febrile infants with respiratory syncytial virus infections
    Deborah A Levine
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1728-34. 2004
    ..Specifically, it remains unclear whether the risk of SBI is altered in a meaningful way in the presence of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections...
  18. ncbi request reprint Return visits to a pediatric emergency department
    Evaline A Alessandrini
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 20:166-71. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of return visits (RVs), types of RVs, and factors associated with RVs to a pediatric emergency department (ED)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Validation of a decision rule identifying febrile young girls at high risk for urinary tract infection
    Marc H Gorelick
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 19:162-4. 2003
    ..To validate a previously published clinical decision rule to predict risk of urinary tract infection in febrile young girls...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of out-of-hospital interventions for the pediatric patient in an urban emergency medical services system
    P V Scribano
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:745-50. 2000
    ..To determine appropriateness of out-of-hospital interventions by emergency medical services (EMS) personnel on children with respiratory illnesses...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision rule to identify febrile young girls at risk for urinary tract infection
    M H Gorelick
    Division of Emergency Medicine, A I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Del 19899, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154:386-90. 2000
    ..To develop a clinical prediction rule to identify febrile young girls needing urine culture for evaluation of urinary tract infection (UTI)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Unscheduled revisits to a pediatric emergency department: risk factors for children with fever or infection-related complaints
    Cynthia R Jacobstein
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:816-21. 2005
    ..We performed this study to examine the association between characteristics easily obtainable during an emergency department (ED) visit and URV to identify a subpopulation of children who may warrant interventions to decrease URV...
  25. ncbi request reprint Partners for child passenger safety: a unique child-specific crash surveillance system
    D R Durbin
    The Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:407-12. 2001
    ..C. Partners for Child Passenger Safety is similar in its design and overall objectives to National Automotive Sampling System (NASS), the only other population-based crash surveillance system currently operating in the US...
  26. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of dexamethasone for bronchiolitis
    Howard M Corneli
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:331-9. 2007
    ..Corticosteroids are commonly used to treat bronchiolitis, but evidence of their effectiveness is limited...