In K Kim
Affiliation: University of Louisville
- Helium/oxygen-driven albuterol nebulization in the treatment of children with moderate to severe asthma exacerbations: a randomized, controlled trialIn K Kim
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 116:1127-33. 2005..We aimed to compare the effectiveness of a 70%:30% helium/oxygen (heliox)-driven continuous aerosol delivery versus 100% oxygen-driven delivery in the treatment of asthmatic children with moderate to severe exacerbations...
- Helium-oxygen therapy for infants with bronchiolitis: a randomized controlled trialIn K Kim
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Kosair Children s Hospital, 571 S Floyd St, Ste 300, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:1115-22. 2011..To compare nebulized racemic epinephrine delivered by 70% helium and 30% oxygen or 100% oxygen followed by helium-oxygen inhalation therapy via high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) vs oxygen inhalation via HFNC in the treatment of bronchiolitis...
- Heliox-driven albuterol nebulization for asthma exacerbations: an overviewIn K Kim
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Kosair Children s Hospital, University of Louisville, 571 S Floyd Street, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Respir Care 51:613-8. 2006..This review begins with heliox inhalation therapy and then addresses heliox as a driving gas for nebulization. Technical considerations are reviewed, including optimal gas mixtures, flow-rate adjustment factors, and nebulizer setup...
- Evaluating the length of stay and value of time in a pediatric emergency department with two models by comparing two different albuterol delivery systemsLauren Staggs
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician, University of Louisville Health Sciences Center Pediatrics, 571 South Floyd Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
J Med Econ 15:704-11. 2012..The objective of this study was to compare ED LOS and associated opportunity cost among children who present with a mild asthma exacerbation according to the delivery mode of albuterol: MDI+S vs NEB...
- Aerosol drug delivery using heliox and nebulizer reservoirs: results from an MRI-based pediatric modelTimothy E Corcoran
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Montefiore NW628, 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Aerosol Med 16:263-71. 2003..The increased pulmonary dose when the reservoirs were utilized occurred due to a decrease in the dose expelled from the nebulizer by exhalation...
- Bedside ultrasound diagnosis of clavicle fractures in the pediatric emergency departmentKeith P Cross
Department of Pediatrics, Kosair Children s Hospital, University of Louisville, KY, USA
Acad Emerg Med 17:687-93. 2010..Our objective was to determine if bedside emergency department (ED) ultrasound (US) is an accurate alternative to radiography...
- The anatomic relationship of femoral vein to femoral artery in euvolemic pediatric patients by ultrasonography: implications for pediatric femoral central venous accessFred H Warkentine
Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Kosair Children s Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
Acad Emerg Med 15:426-30. 2008..This knowledge may avoid potential complications during central line access...
- Jet Injection of 1% buffered lidocaine versus topical ELA-Max for anesthesia before peripheral intravenous catheterization in children: a randomized controlled trialStephanie Spanos
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Kosair Children s Hospital, KY, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 24:511-5. 2008....
- The anatomic relationship between the common femoral artery and common femoral vein in frog leg position versus straight leg position in pediatric patientsJennifer W Hopkins
Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, Kosair Children s Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
Acad Emerg Med 16:579-84. 2009..This overlap may increase complications such as arterial puncture and failed insertions of central venous lines (CVLs). Knowledge of the anatomic relationship between the FV and FA may be important in avoiding these complications...
- Premature departure from the pediatric emergency department: a cohort analysis of process- and patient-related factorsKeith P Cross
Department of Pediatrics, Kosair Children s Hospital, University of Louisville, 570 S Floyd St, Ste 300, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 26:349-56. 2010..We sought to evaluate the relationship of these and other factors with premature departure in a large, unselected cohort of pediatric emergency department patients...
- Pagers combined with telephones improve successful follow-up from a pediatric emergency departmentIn K Kim
Department of Pediatrics, St Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 110:e1. 2002..The combination of both pagers and telephone follow-up was more successful than telephone follow-up alone when confined between 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM...
- The history and physics of helioxDean R Hess
Department of Respiratory Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Respir Care 51:608-12. 2006..Specifically covered are the Hagen-Poiseuille equation, laminar versus turbulent flow, the Reynolds number, orifice flow, Bernoulli's principle, Graham's law, wave speed, and thermal conductivity...