Adam L Hersh

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Variability in pediatric infectious disease consultants' recommendations for management of community-acquired pneumonia
    Adam L Hersh
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20325. 2011
  3. 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
  4. pmc Pneumococcal meningitis in children: epidemiology, serotypes, and outcomes from 1997-2010 in Utah
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 132:421-8. 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc 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
  9. pmc 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. 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...
  2. pmc Variability in pediatric infectious disease consultants' recommendations for management of community-acquired pneumonia
    Adam L Hersh
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20325. 2011
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Pneumococcal meningitis in children: epidemiology, serotypes, and outcomes from 1997-2010 in Utah
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 132:421-8. 2013
    ..However, cases continue to occur. It is unknown whether meningitis due to PCV7 and non-PCV7 serotypes causes similar morbidity and mortality...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc 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...
  9. pmc 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
    ....
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Characteristics of antimicrobial studies registered in the USA through ClinicalTrials.Gov
    Chris Stockmann
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 42:161-6. 2013
    ..Leveraging the application of these data to guide the careful selection of antimicrobial agents will be essential to preserve their utility for years to come. ..
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Desired vancomycin trough serum concentration for treating invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal infections
    Adam Frymoyer
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco, CA and Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1077-9. 2013
    ..A trough of 7-10 μg/mL predicted achievement of AUC/MIC >400 in >90% of children. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint A comparison of inpatient versus outpatient resistance patterns of pediatric urinary tract infection
    Kara N Saperston
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California University of Utah ALH, Salt Lake City, Utah
    J Urol 191:1608-13. 2014
    ..Prior single center studies showed that antibiotic resistance patterns differ between outpatients and inpatients. We compared antibiotic resistance patterns for urinary tract infection between outpatients and inpatients on a national level...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. doi request reprint Linezolid use in hospitalized children
    Adam L Hersh
    From the Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT and Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:e14-8. 2014
    ..Linezolid was responsible for 3% of total antibiotic expenditures. Children with respiratory, oncologic or transplant conditions were the most frequently treated with linezolid. ..
  22. 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...
  23. 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...