Affiliation: University of California
- Efficacy of phototherapy for newborns with hyperbilirubinemia: a cautionary example of an instrumental variable analysisThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Med Decis Making 32:83-92. 2012..Use of instrumental variables is gaining popularity as a method of controlling for confounding by indication in observational studies of treatments...
- Numbers needed to treat with phototherapy according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelinesThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF Box 0560, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Pediatrics 123:1352-9. 2009..Our aims were to estimate the efficacy of hospital phototherapy for neonatal jaundice and the number needed to treat to prevent one infant from reaching the exchange transfusion level...
- Urine testing and urinary tract infections in febrile infants seen in office settings: the Pediatric Research in Office Settings' Febrile Infant StudyThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, Campus Box 0560, San Francisco, CA 94143 0560, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:44-54. 2002..To determine the predictors and results of urine testing of young febrile infants seen in office settings...
- Taking a stand against nuclear proliferation: the pediatrician's roleThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0560, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Pediatrics 121:e1430-3. 2008..For the children of the world, our goal must be a nuclear weapons convention (similar to the chemical and biological weapons conventions) that would prohibit these weapons globally...
- Jaundice noted in the first 24 hours after birth in a managed care organizationThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of California, San Francisco, Campus Box 0560, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1244-50. 2002..To investigate the significance of jaundice noted in the first 24 hours after birth in a community setting...
- Interpreting complete blood counts soon after birth in newborns at risk for sepsisThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0560, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Pediatrics 126:903-9. 2010..A complete blood count (CBC) with white blood cell differential is commonly ordered to evaluate newborns at risk for sepsis...
- Outcomes among newborns with total serum bilirubin levels of 25 mg per deciliter or moreThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
N Engl J Med 354:1889-900. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: When treated with phototherapy or exchange transfusion, total serum bilirubin levels in the range included in this study were not associated with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants born at or near term...
- Risk factors for severe hyperbilirubinemia among infants with borderline bilirubin levels: a nested case-control studyMichael W Kuzniewicz
Division of Neonatology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Pediatr 153:234-40. 2008..To estimate the effect of phototherapy and other predictors on the risk of total serum bilirubin (TSB) >or= 25 mg/dL in infants with a TSB of 17 to 22.9 mg/dL at age >or= 48 hours...
- Chorioamnionitis and cerebral palsy in term and near-term infantsYvonne W Wu
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
JAMA 290:2677-84. 2003..Half of all cases of cerebral palsy (CP) occur in term infants, for whom risk factors have not been clearly defined. Recent studies suggest a possible role of chorioamnionitis...
- Combining clinical risk factors with serum bilirubin levels to predict hyperbilirubinemia in newbornsThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:113-9. 2005....
- Feasibility of a dance videogame to promote weight loss among overweight children and adolescentsKristine A Madsen
Department of Pediatrics, University of California-San Francisco, 3333 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:105-7. 2007
- Prevalence and characteristics of type 2 diabetes mellitus in 9-18 year-old children with diabetic ketoacidosisAnil Sapru
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 18:865-72. 2005..To estimate the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) in 9-18 year-old children with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and to describe the presenting biochemical characteristics and response to standardized DKA treatment...
- Interaction of hemolysis and hyperbilirubinemia on neurodevelopmental outcomes in the collaborative perinatal projectMichael Kuzniewicz
University of California, 533 Parnassus Ave, UC Hall U585 F, Box 0748, San Francisco, CA 94143 0748, USA
Pediatrics 123:1045-50. 2009..Our objective was to reanalyze data from the Collaborative Perinatal Project to investigate whether bilirubin is more neurotoxic in newborns with a positive direct antiglobulin test...
- Nontransplant surgical interventions in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasisAdam Rahn Davis
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
J Pediatr Surg 44:821-7. 2009..In the last 20 years, the use of nontransplant surgery to treat PFIC has become the standard of care. There are various surgical techniques that have been performed. There are no reviews evaluating the outcome of these operations...
- After-school program to reduce obesity in minority children: a pilot studyKristine A Madsen
University of California, Department of Pediatrics, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
J Child Health Care 13:333-46. 2009..These findings suggest community-based programs could effectively address obesity. A randomized trial of the SCORES program is warranted to rigorously examine this type of after-school program's impact on child health...
- First-day newborn weight loss predicts in-hospital weight nadir for breastfeeding infantsValerie J Flaherman
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0503, USA
Breastfeed Med 5:165-8. 2010..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between weight loss at <24 hours and subsequent in-hospital weight loss > or =10%...
- Impact of universal bilirubin screening on severe hyperbilirubinemia and phototherapy useMichael W Kuzniewicz
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0748, USA
Pediatrics 124:1031-9. 2009..The goal was to assess the impact of universal bilirubin screening on severe hyperbilirubinemia and phototherapy use...
- Cerebral palsy in a term population: risk factors and neuroimaging findingsYvonne W Wu
Department of Neurology, University of California, 350 Parnassus Ave, Suite 609, San Francisco, California 94143 0137, USA
Pediatrics 118:690-7. 2006..The purpose of this work was to study risk factors and neuroimaging characteristics of cerebral palsy in term and near-term infants...
- Perinatal stroke in children with motor impairment: a population-based studyYvonne W Wu
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0136, USA
Pediatrics 114:612-9. 2004..Most previous studies lack an appropriate control group and include only infants with symptoms in the newborn period. We set out to determine prenatal and perinatal risk factors for PAS...
- Infants with bilirubin levels of 30 mg/dL or more in a large managed care organizationThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
Pediatrics 111:1303-11. 2003..To describe the incidence, etiology, treatment, and outcome of newborns with total serum bilirubin (TSB) levels >or=30 mg/dL (513 micro mol/L)...
- Effects and costs of requiring child-restraint systems for young children traveling on commercial airplanesThomas B Newman
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 94143, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:969-74. 2003..The US Federal Aviation Administration is planning a new regulation requiring children younger than 2 years to ride in approved child-restraint seats on airplanes...
- The power of stories over statisticsThomas B Newman
University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Box 0560, San Francisco, CA 94143-0560, USA
BMJ 327:1424-7. 2003
- Management and outcomes of care of fever in early infancyRobert H Pantell
Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0503, USA
JAMA 291:1203-12. 2004..To date, the practice patterns of office-based pediatricians in treating febrile infants and the clinical outcomes resulting from their care have not been systematically studied...
- Impact of pulse oximetry and oxygen therapy on length of stay in bronchiolitis hospitalizationsAlan R Schroeder
Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0503, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:527-30. 2004..However, there is little consensus on an acceptable lower limit of oxygenation. No previous studies have examined how the use of pulse oximetry and supplemental oxygen therapy affects length of stay...
- Choice of urine collection methods for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in young, febrile infantsAlan R Schroeder
Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:915-22. 2005..Although both urine cultures and urinalyses are more accurate in catheterized specimens, the magnitude of difference is small but should be factored into clinical decision making...
- Effect of neonatal jaundice and phototherapy on the frequency of first-year outpatient visitsDanielle Usatin
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
Pediatrics 125:729-34. 2010..The objective of this study was to determine whether either hyperbilirubinemia or inpatient phototherapy is associated with increased subsequent outpatient visit rates, a possible effect of the "vulnerable child syndrome."..
- Hyperbilirubinemia benchmarkingThomas B Newman
Pediatrics 114:323. 2004
- Pulse oximetry in bronchiolitis patientsAlan R Schroeder
Pediatrics 112:1463. 2003
- How to avoid kernicterusThomas B Newman
J Pediatr 142:212-3; author reply 214-5. 2003
- Neonatal jaundice and urinary tract infectionsM J Maisels
Pediatrics 112:1213-4; author reply 1213-4. 2003
- Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and risk of autism spectrum disordersLisa A Croen
Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
Pediatrics 115:e135-8. 2005..To investigate the association between neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and autism spectrum disorders (ASD)...
- Phototherapy use in jaundiced newborns in a large managed care organization: do clinicians adhere to the guideline?Lee R Atkinson
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
Pediatrics 111:e555-61. 2003..The purpose of this study was to examine adherence to the guideline in a large managed care organization...
- 33 272 infants, 7-year follow-up: total serum bilirubin, transfusions reexaminedThomas B Newman
Pediatrics 110:1032. 2002
- Rehospitalization for neonatal dehydration: a nested case-control studyGabriel J Escobar
Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:155-61. 2002..To determine the incidence of neonatal dehydration leading to rehospitalization, whether clinical and health services data could predict its occurrence, and the outcome of dehydrated infants...
- Five-year neurodevelopmental outcome of neonatal dehydrationGabriel J Escobar
Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
J Pediatr 151:127-33, 133.e1. 2007..To determine the long-term outcome of neonatal dehydration...
- Kernicterus: epidemiological strategies for its prevention through systems-based approachesVinod K Bhutani
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
J Perinatol 24:650-62. 2004..At a recent NIHCD-sponsored conference, key questions were raised about kernicterus and the need for additional strategies for its prevention. These questions and an approach to their answers form the basis of this report...
- Effect of predischarge bilirubin screening on subsequent hyperbilirubinemiaM Jeffrey Maisels
Pediatrics 118:1796; author reply 1976-7. 2006
- Surveillance of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a view from south of the borderM Jeffrey Maisels
Department of Pediatrics, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Mich 48073, USA
CMAJ 175:599. 2006
- Kernicterus, the Daubert decision, and evidence-based medicineM Jeffrey Maisels
Pediatrics 119:1038; author reply 1038-9. 2007
- Magnetic resonance imaging and kernicterusThomas B Newman
Pediatrics 109:555. 2002
- Evidence does not support American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation for routine imaging after a first urinary tract infectionThomas B Newman
Pediatrics 116:1613-4. 2005
- Conventional vs. atypical antipsychotic medicationsSei J Lee
N Engl J Med 354:972-4; author reply 972-4. 2006
- Tips for learners of evidence-based medicine: 5. The effect of spectrum of disease on the performance of diagnostic testsVictor M Montori
Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn, USA
CMAJ 173:385-90. 2005
- Richardson score predicts short-term adverse respiratory outcomes in newborns >/=34 weeks gestationGabriel J Escobar
Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Division of Research, Perinatal Research Unit, Oakland, California, USA
J Pediatr 145:754-60. 2004..To develop a model to predict which newborns >/=34 weeks gestation with respiratory distress will die or will require prolonged (>3 days) assisted ventilation...
- If it's not worth doing, it's not worth doing wellThomas B Newman
Pediatrics 115:196; author reply 196-7. 2005
- Much pain, little gain from voiding cystourethrograms after urinary tract infectionThomas B Newman
Pediatrics 118:2251; author reply 2251-2. 2006
- Evidence insufficient to recommend melanoma surveillance following phototherapy for jaundiceThomas B Newman
Arch Dermatol 143:1216; author reply 1216-7. 2007
- FIVE YEAR OUTCOME OF SEVERE NEONATAL JAUNDICE AND DEHYDRThomas Newman; Fiscal Year: 1999
- Treatment and Costs of Neonatal Jaundice in a Large HMOThomas Newman; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of this study will help make neonatal jaundice guidelines and treatment decisions more evidence based. ..