Tamara D Simon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pediatric medical complexity algorithm: a new method to stratify children by medical complexity
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Pediatrics 133:e1647-54. 2014
  2. pmc Risk factors for first cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: findings from a multi-center prospective cohort study
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, WA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 164:1462-8.e2. 2014
  3. pmc Evaluation of microbial bacterial and fungal diversity in cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington, United States of America Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e83229. 2014
  4. pmc Use of quantitative 16S rRNA PCR to determine bacterial load does not augment conventional cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cultures among children undergoing treatment for CSF shunt infection
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 78:188-95. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Quality improvement research in pediatric hospital medicine and the role of the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) network
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Wash Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Wash Electronic address
    Acad Pediatr 13:S54-60. 2013
  6. pmc Association of intraventricular hemorrhage secondary to prematurity with cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery in the first year following initial shunt placement
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:54-63. 2012
  7. pmc Revision surgeries are associated with significant increased risk of subsequent cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:551-6. 2012
  8. pmc Children with complex chronic conditions in inpatient hospital settings in the United States
    Tamara D Simon
    Pediatric Research Enterprise, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatrics 126:647-55. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Hospital care for children with hydrocephalus in the United States: utilization, charges, comorbidities, and deaths
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Inpatient Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:131-7. 2008
  10. pmc Center effect and other factors influencing temporization and shunting of cerebrospinal fluid in preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage
    Jay Riva-Cambrin
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:473-81. 2012

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Pediatric medical complexity algorithm: a new method to stratify children by medical complexity
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
    Pediatrics 133:e1647-54. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Risk factors for first cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: findings from a multi-center prospective cohort study
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, WA Electronic address
    J Pediatr 164:1462-8.e2. 2014
    ..To quantify the extent to which cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt revisions are associated with increased risk of CSF shunt infection, after adjusting for patient factors that may contribute to infection risk...
  3. pmc Evaluation of microbial bacterial and fungal diversity in cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington, United States of America Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e83229. 2014
    ..Improved diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are required, and culture-independent molecular approaches to cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections have not been described...
  4. pmc Use of quantitative 16S rRNA PCR to determine bacterial load does not augment conventional cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cultures among children undergoing treatment for CSF shunt infection
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 78:188-95. 2014
    ..Bacterial load measured using 16S rRNA PCR does not provide sufficient information beyond bacterial culture to inform CSF shunt infection treatment. ..
  5. doi request reprint Quality improvement research in pediatric hospital medicine and the role of the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) network
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Wash Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Wash Electronic address
    Acad Pediatr 13:S54-60. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Association of intraventricular hemorrhage secondary to prematurity with cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery in the first year following initial shunt placement
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:54-63. 2012
    ..The object of this study was to identify baseline factors at the time of initial CSF shunt placement that are independently associated with subsequent surgery...
  7. pmc Revision surgeries are associated with significant increased risk of subsequent cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:551-6. 2012
    ..The object of this study was to determine whether cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt revision(s) are associated with increased risk of CSF shunt infection, after adjusting for baseline factors that contribute to infection risk...
  8. pmc Children with complex chronic conditions in inpatient hospital settings in the United States
    Tamara D Simon
    Pediatric Research Enterprise, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatrics 126:647-55. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Hospital care for children with hydrocephalus in the United States: utilization, charges, comorbidities, and deaths
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Inpatient Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 1:131-7. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Center effect and other factors influencing temporization and shunting of cerebrospinal fluid in preterm infants with intraventricular hemorrhage
    Jay Riva-Cambrin
    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Primary Children s Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:473-81. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Hyponatremia with intracranial malignant tumor resection in children
    Cydni Williams
    Department of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:524-9. 2012
    ..In this study, the authors aimed to determine the incidence and risk factors associated with hyponatremia among children undergoing intracranial neoplasm resection...
  12. pmc The Joint Commission Children's Asthma Care quality measures and asthma readmissions
    Bernhard A Fassl
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Pediatrics 130:482-91. 2012
    ..The objectives of this quality improvement study were to examine changes in provider compliance with CAC 1-3 and associated asthma hospitalization outcomes after full implementation of an asthma care process model (CPM)...
  13. pmc A standardized protocol to reduce cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection: the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network Quality Improvement Initiative
    John R W Kestle
    Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:22-9. 2011
    ..In an effort to reduce the ventriculoperitoneal shunt infection rate, a standardized protocol was developed and implemented at 4 centers of the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN)...
  14. pmc Infection rates following initial cerebrospinal fluid shunt placement across pediatric hospitals in the United States. Clinical article
    Tamara D Simon
    Divisions of Inpatient Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 4:156-65. 2009
    ..The authors hypothesized that infection rates between hospitals would vary widely even after adjustment for patient, hospital, and surgeon factors...
  15. doi request reprint Medical complexity and pediatric emergency department and inpatient utilization
    Lila O'Mahony
    Emergency Services, Seattle Children s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, B 5506, Seattle, WA, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e559-65. 2013
    ..To characterize the use of and disposition from a tertiary pediatric emergency department (PED) by children with chronic conditions with varying degrees of medical complexity...
  16. pmc Reinfection following initial cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection
    Tamara D Simon
    Division of Inpatient Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:277-85. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc Treatment and microbiology of repeated cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections in children
    Teresa J Tuan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:731-5. 2011
    ..A small group of children have second and even more cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt infections (SIs). We sought to describe the treatment approaches used for, and the microbiology of, repeated SIs...
  18. doi request reprint Quality of care for children hospitalized with asthma
    Flory L Nkoy
    Division of Inpatient Medicine, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    Pediatrics 122:1055-63. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Who will care for me next? Transitioning to adulthood with hydrocephalus
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1431-7. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Latino families report lower child injury rates than white families
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:141-50. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to investigate cultural differences in risk exposure, child supervision and seeking of injury care...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pediatric hospitalist comanagement of spinal fusion surgery patients
    Tamara D Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Inpatient Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
    J Hosp Med 2:23-30. 2007
    ..There are no published studies of hospitalist comanagement of pediatric surgical patients...