Adam L Hersh

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Changes in prescribing of antiviral medications for influenza associated with new treatment guidelines
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S362-4. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Decreasing frequency of asthma education in primary care
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Asthma 47:21-5. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship programs in pediatrics
    Adam L Hersh
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1211-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint National trends in ambulatory visits and antibiotic prescribing for skin and soft-tissue infections
    Adam L Hersh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, San Francisco, CA 94143 0936, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1585-91. 2008
  5. pmc Pediatricians' perspectives on the impact of MRSA in primary care: a qualitative study
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:27. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Antibiotic selection for purulent skin and soft-tissue infections in ambulatory care: a decision-analytic approach
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:179-84. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Antibiotic resistance patterns of outpatient pediatric urinary tract infections
    Rachel S Edlin
    Department of Urology, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 190:222-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Hypertension screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States, 2000-2009
    Daniel J Shapiro
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 130:604-10. 2012
  9. pmc Prediction of vancomycin pharmacodynamics in children with invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections: a Monte Carlo simulation
    Adam Frymoyer
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0912, USA
    Clin Ther 32:534-42. 2010
  10. pmc Seasonality of acute otitis media and the role of respiratory viral activity in children
    Chris Stockmann
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:314-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Changes in prescribing of antiviral medications for influenza associated with new treatment guidelines
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S362-4. 2009
    ..Evaluating the effectiveness with which public health recommendations are translated into practice is important given the ongoing emergence of resistance to antiviral drugs and a novel H1N1 influenza virus...
  2. doi request reprint Decreasing frequency of asthma education in primary care
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Asthma 47:21-5. 2010
    ..Our objective was to describe national trends in the provision of asthma education by primary care physicians in office settings...
  3. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship programs in pediatrics
    Adam L Hersh
    University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1211-7. 2009
    ..To describe the prevalence, characteristics, and barriers to implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) in pediatrics...
  4. doi request reprint National trends in ambulatory visits and antibiotic prescribing for skin and soft-tissue infections
    Adam L Hersh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, San Francisco, CA 94143 0936, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1585-91. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether this development has affected the national rate of visits to primary care practices and emergency departments (EDs) and whether changes in antibiotic prescribing have occurred...
  5. pmc Pediatricians' perspectives on the impact of MRSA in primary care: a qualitative study
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:27. 2009
    ..It is unknown how this epidemic has impacted primary care pediatricians in terms of their practice patterns and barriers they face to providing recommended therapies...
  6. doi request reprint Antibiotic selection for purulent skin and soft-tissue infections in ambulatory care: a decision-analytic approach
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:179-84. 2009
    ..We sought to identify the antibiotic strategy with the highest probability of activity and to identify threshold values for epidemiologic variables including bacterial prevalence and antibiotic resistance...
  7. doi request reprint Antibiotic resistance patterns of outpatient pediatric urinary tract infections
    Rachel S Edlin
    Department of Urology, UC San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 190:222-7. 2013
    ..We characterize the current national patterns of antibiotic resistance of outpatient pediatric urinary tract infection...
  8. doi request reprint Hypertension screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States, 2000-2009
    Daniel J Shapiro
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 130:604-10. 2012
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  9. pmc Prediction of vancomycin pharmacodynamics in children with invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections: a Monte Carlo simulation
    Adam Frymoyer
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0912, USA
    Clin Ther 32:534-42. 2010
    ..A vancomycin AUC(0-24)/MIC index >400 best predicts treatment outcomes for invasive MRSA infection in adults. Data on whether recommended vancomycin doses in children achieve this break point are lacking...
  10. pmc Seasonality of acute otitis media and the role of respiratory viral activity in children
    Chris Stockmann
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:314-9. 2013
    ..AOM and respiratory viruses both display seasonal variation. Our objective was to examine the temporal association between circulating respiratory viruses and the occurrence of pediatric ambulatory care visits for AOM...
  11. pmc Evolving epidemiologic characteristics of invasive group a streptococcal disease in Utah, 2002-2010
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:479-87. 2012
    ..Invasive group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Recent national surveillance data report stable rates of invasive GAS disease, although these may not capture geographic variation...
  12. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing in ambulatory pediatrics in the United States
    Adam L Hersh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 128:1053-61. 2011
    ..Broad-spectrum antibiotic use is increasing, which adds unnecessary cost and promotes the development of antibiotic resistance...
  13. pmc Impact of a hospitalwide increase in empiric pediatric vancomycin dosing on initial trough concentrations
    Adam Frymoyer
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0503, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 31:871-6. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint A national depiction of children with return visits to the emergency department within 72 hours, 2001-2007
    Christine S Cho
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 28:606-10. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to estimate the frequency of pediatric 72-hour return visits (RVs) to the emergency department (ED) between 2001 and 2007 and to determine demographic and clinical characteristics associated with these RVs...
  15. doi request reprint The changing epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease at a tertiary children's hospital through the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era: a case for continuous surveillance
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:228-34. 2012
    ..We recognized an opportunity to describe the changes in epidemiology, clinical syndromes, and serotype distribution during a 14-year period including 4 years before vaccine introduction and spanning the entire PCV7 era...
  16. doi request reprint Underdiagnosis of pediatric obesity during outpatient preventive care visits
    Anisha I Patel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94118, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:405-9. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Pediatric emergency departments are more likely than general emergency departments to treat asthma exacerbation with systemic corticosteroids
    Arpi Bekmezian
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0110, USA
    J Asthma 48:69-74. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing during pediatric ambulatory care visits for asthma
    Ian M Paul
    Department of Pediatrics, HS83, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 127:1014-21. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the frequency of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing during US ambulatory care pediatric asthma visits as well as the patient, provider, and systemic variables associated with such practice...
  19. pmc National trends in visit rates and antibiotic prescribing for children with acute sinusitis
    Daniel J Shapiro
    Division of General Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 127:28-34. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine whether similar trends occurred for children with acute sinusitis...
  20. doi request reprint Factors associated with prolonged emergency department length of stay for admitted children
    Arpi Bekmezian
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:110-5. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of and to identify factors associated with prolonged emergency department length-of-stay (ED-LOS) for admitted children...
  21. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship in pediatric care: strategies and future directions
    Jason G Newland
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:735-43. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Rapid increase in use of antiviral therapy for hospitalized children with influenza during the 2009 H1N1 epidemic
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:895-7. 2011
    ..This increased sharply to 84% during the 2009 H1N1 period, indicating a favorable response by physicians to clinical guidelines...
  23. pmc National ambulatory antibiotic prescribing patterns for pediatric urinary tract infection, 1998-2007
    Hillary L Copp
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94130, USA
    Pediatrics 127:1027-33. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate patterns of ambulatory antibiotic use and to identify factors associated with broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing for pediatric urinary tract infections (UTIs)...
  24. doi request reprint Bartonella vinsonii endocarditis in an adolescent with congenital heart disease
    Liset Olarte
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:531-4. 2012
    ..berkhoffii endocarditis in a 19-year-old male with congenital heart disease. Diagnosis was established by Bartonella antibodies detected by immunofluorescence, and polymerase chain reaction amplification and sequencing from blood...
  25. doi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome among children in North America
    Ritu Banerjee
    Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:736-9. 2011
    ..To better characterize Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated hemolytic-uremic syndrome (SP-HUS), we report the largest series of SP-HUS among children in North America...
  26. doi request reprint A retrospective review of streptococcal infections in pediatric atopic dermatitis
    Jeffrey L Sugarman
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 28:230-4. 2011
    ..Children with atopic dermatitis and group A streptococcal infection are more likely to have invasive disease and complications than those infected with Staphlococcus aureus alone...
  27. pmc Current recommended dosing of vancomycin for children with invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections is inadequate
    Adam Frymoyer
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0912, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:398-402. 2009
    ..It is unknown whether recommended vancomycin dosing regimens for children achieve this value...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dual skin testing for latent tuberculosis infection: a decision analysis
    Adam L Hersh
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 24:254-9. 2003
    ..A second skin test, Mycobacterium avium sensitin (MAS), has been shown to accurately identify false-positive PPD results...
  29. ncbi request reprint National trends in osteoporosis visits and osteoporosis treatment, 1988-2003
    Randall S Stafford
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1525-30. 2004
    ..We investigated patterns of pharmacotherapy from 1988 to 2003 and the impact of new medications on identification and treatment of patients with osteoporosis...
  30. ncbi request reprint National use of postmenopausal hormone therapy: annual trends and response to recent evidence
    Adam L Hersh
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    JAMA 291:47-53. 2004
    ..Recent evidence from randomized trials published in July 2002 demonstrated adverse cardiovascular disease events and other risks with hormone therapy in the form of oral estrogen combined with progestin...