J J Zorc

Summary

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

Publications

  1. doi request reprint IT in the ED: a new section of Pediatric Emergency Care
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:1399-401. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis: recent evidence on diagnosis and management
    Joseph J Zorc
    MSCE, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Emergency Medicine, Main AS01, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 125:342-9. 2010
  3. pmc Beliefs and barriers to follow-up after an emergency department asthma visit: a randomized trial
    Joseph J Zorc
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Emergency Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1135-42. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention of asthma morbidity: recent advances
    J J Zorc
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 12:438-43. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of an instrument to measure asthma symptom control in children
    Joseph J Zorc
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Asthma 43:753-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of primary care follow-up after a pediatric emergency visit for asthma
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Asthma 42:571-6. 2005
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Scheduled follow-up after a pediatric emergency department visit for asthma: a randomized trial
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 111:495-502. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiographic evaluation for suspected cerebrospinal fluid shunt obstruction
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 18:337-40. 2002

Research Grants

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Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint IT in the ED: a new section of Pediatric Emergency Care
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:1399-401. 2012
    ..Innovative approaches and articles by physicians in training are particularly encouraged to develop new expertise in informatics within this and related specialties...
  2. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis: recent evidence on diagnosis and management
    Joseph J Zorc
    MSCE, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Emergency Medicine, Main AS01, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 125:342-9. 2010
    ..Preliminary evidence suggests a potential future role for a combination of these therapies and other novel treatments such as nebulized hypertonic saline...
  3. pmc Beliefs and barriers to follow-up after an emergency department asthma visit: a randomized trial
    Joseph J Zorc
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Emergency Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1135-42. 2009
    ..Studies in urban emergency departments (EDs) have found poor quality of chronic asthma care and identified beliefs and barriers associated with low rates of follow-up with a primary care provider (PCP)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention of asthma morbidity: recent advances
    J J Zorc
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 12:438-43. 2000
    ..Control of environmental allergens and irritants is essential. New evidence suggests an increasingly important role for allergen immunotherapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of an instrument to measure asthma symptom control in children
    Joseph J Zorc
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Asthma 43:753-8. 2006
    ..Few instruments exist to measure control of asthma symptoms in children. A brief instrument administered at healthcare visits could provide a more consistent approach to symptom recognition for patients and providers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of primary care follow-up after a pediatric emergency visit for asthma
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Asthma 42:571-6. 2005
    ..Prior studies have reported low rates of follow-up with a primary care provider (PCP) after emergency department (ED) treatment for asthma. We sought to identify predictors associated with PCP follow-up...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Scheduled follow-up after a pediatric emergency department visit for asthma: a randomized trial
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 111:495-502. 2003
    ..A secondary goal was to assess the effect of this intervention on short-term health outcomes and the use of recommended preventive controller medications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Radiographic evaluation for suspected cerebrospinal fluid shunt obstruction
    Joseph J Zorc
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 18:337-40. 2002
    ..To measure the predictive value of plain radiographs (shunt series) and computed tomography (CT) scans in a group of children undergoing evaluation for suspected shunt obstruction in a tertiary care pediatric emergency department (ED)...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid enterovirus testing in infants 56 days or younger
    Maya Dewan
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:824-30. 2010
    ..To determine whether cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) enterovirus polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing of febrile neonates is associated with a shorter hospital length of stay (LOS)...
  13. pmc Defining cerebrospinal fluid white blood cell count reference values in neonates and young infants
    Lori A Kestenbaum
    MSCE, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Infectious Diseases, Room 1526 North Campus, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 125:257-64. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine accurate, age-specific reference values for CSF WBC counts in a large population of neonates and young infants...
  14. doi request reprint Make an M-PACT on asthma: rapid identification of persistent asthma symptoms in a pediatric emergency department
    Esther Maria Sampayo
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:1-5. 2010
    ..To develop and validate a brief assessment instrument for persistent asthma symptoms in a pediatric emergency department (ED) population...
  15. pmc Herpes simplex virus testing and hospital length of stay in neonates and young infants
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 156:738-43. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Management of acute asthma
    Kyle A Nelson
    The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 21:21-33, vii. 2010
    ..These factors may contribute to disparities in outcomes for minority populations and are important considerations during acute care visits...
  17. doi request reprint Sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in young infants with urinary tract infections
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 153:290-2. 2008
    ..Among patients with urinary tract infections and without traumatic lumbar punctures, sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis was uncommon (0%-8%, depending on the definition) in contrast to earlier studies reporting this association...
  18. pmc Age-specific reference values for cerebrospinal fluid protein concentration in neonates and young infants
    Samir S Shah
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:22-7. 2011
    ..Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) protein values decline over the first few months of life as the infant's blood-CSF barrier matures. However, published studies differ in the reported rate, timing, and magnitude of this decline...
  19. ncbi request reprint Demonstrated use of metered-dose inhalers and peak flow meters by children and adolescents with acute asthma exacerbations
    Richard J Scarfone
    Department of Pedeatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:378-83. 2002
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  20. ncbi request reprint Lyme disease masquerading as brown recluse spider bite
    Kevin C Osterhoudt
    Poison Control Center, The Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 39:558-61. 2002
    ..Brown recluse spider bites may be overdiagnosed in some geographic regions. Tick bite and infection with Borrelia burgdorferi should be considered in the differential diagnosis of necrotic arachnidism in regions endemic for Lyme disease...
  21. ncbi request reprint Emergency physicians' prescribing of asthma controller medications
    Richard J Scarfone
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:821-7. 2006
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  22. doi request reprint Lack of cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in young infants with enterovirus infections of the central nervous system
    Jeffrey A Seiden
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:77-81. 2010
    ..To identify factors associated with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pleocytosis among infants aged 90 days or younger with enterovirus (EV) infections of the central nervous system (CNS)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Contemporary approach to the emergency department management of pediatric asthma
    Jill M Baren
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 20:115-38. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Patient self-management of acute asthma: adherence to national guidelines a decade later
    R J Scarfone
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 108:1332-8. 2001
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  25. doi request reprint High-dose continuous nebulized levalbuterol for pediatric status asthmaticus: a randomized trial
    Timothy Andrews
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr 155:205-10.e1. 2009
    ..To assess the use of high-dose continuous levalbuterol (LEV), the single active (R)-enantiomer of racemic albuterol (RAC), in the treatment of status asthmaticus...
  26. ncbi request reprint Family presence during pediatric trauma team activation: an assessment of a structured program
    Karen J O'Connell
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e565-74. 2007
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  27. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis trial and tribulation
    Joseph J Zorc
    Acad Emerg Med 15:375-6. 2008
  28. 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Improving Follow-up After an Emergency Visit for Asthma
    Joseph Zorc; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The expected goal of the project will be to develop an intervention that can subsequently be tested in a newly developed, federally-funded research network of pediatric EDs. ..