E R Wald

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Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental perception of children's weight in a paediatric primary care setting
    E R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 33:738-43. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Vesicoureteral reflux: the role of antibiotic prophylaxis
    Ellen R Wald
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:919-22. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Periorbital and orbital infections
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Box 4108, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 21:393-408, vi. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Beginning antibiotics for acute rhinosinusitis and choosing the right treatment
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 30:143-52. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal facial cellulitis in children
    L B Givner
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157, USA
    Pediatrics 106:E61. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Is urine culture necessary to rule out urinary tract infection in young febrile children?
    A Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 15:304-9. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral versus initial intravenous therapy for urinary tract infections in young febrile children
    A Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 104:79-86. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infections in young febrile children
    A Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:11-7. 1997
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium in the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis in children
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Pediatrics 124:9-15. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Imaging studies after a first febrile urinary tract infection in young children
    Alejandro Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh 15213 2583, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:195-202. 2003

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Parental perception of children's weight in a paediatric primary care setting
    E R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Children s Hospital, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Child Care Health Dev 33:738-43. 2007
    ..To determine how parents of overweight children perceived their children's weight status compared with actual body mass index (BMI)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vesicoureteral reflux: the role of antibiotic prophylaxis
    Ellen R Wald
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:919-22. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Periorbital and orbital infections
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Box 4108, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 21:393-408, vi. 2007
    ..Infectious causes can be preseptal or orbital in origin. The differential diagnosis and management of these conditions are considered in this article...
  4. ncbi request reprint Beginning antibiotics for acute rhinosinusitis and choosing the right treatment
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 30:143-52. 2006
    ..In cases of serious drug allergy, clarithromycin or azithromycin may be prescribed. The optimal duration of therapy is unknown. Some recommend treatment until the patient becomes free of symptoms and then for an additional 7 d...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal facial cellulitis in children
    L B Givner
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157, USA
    Pediatrics 106:E61. 2000
    ..To review the epidemiology and clinical course of facial cellulitis attributable to Streptococcus pneumoniae in children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Is urine culture necessary to rule out urinary tract infection in young febrile children?
    A Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 15:304-9. 1996
    ..To determine whether the absence of pyuria on the enhanced urinalysis can be used to eliminate the diagnosis of urinary tract infection, avoiding the need for urine culture and sparing large health care expenditures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Oral versus initial intravenous therapy for urinary tract infections in young febrile children
    A Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 104:79-86. 1999
    ..The availability of potent, oral, third-generation cephalosporins as well as interest in cost containment and avoidance of nosocomial risks prompted evaluation of the safety and efficacy of outpatient therapy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infections in young febrile children
    A Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 16:11-7. 1997
    ..However, the long term implications of small scars identified with renal scintigraphy remain to be determined...
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium in the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis in children
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Pediatrics 124:9-15. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of high-dose amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate in the treatment of children diagnosed with ABS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Imaging studies after a first febrile urinary tract infection in young children
    Alejandro Hoberman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh 15213 2583, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:195-202. 2003
    ..We investigated whether imaging studies altered management or improved outcomes in young children with a first febrile urinary tract infection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Enhanced urinalysis improves identification of febrile infants ages 60 days and younger at low risk for serious bacterial illness
    S M Herr
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 108:866-71. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the ability of criteria that incorporate enhanced urinalysis to identify febrile young infants who are at low risk for serious bacterial illness (SBI)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing by primary care physicians for children with upper respiratory tract infections
    David R Nash
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1114-9. 2002
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  13. doi request reprint Imaging and antimicrobial prophylaxis following the diagnosis of urinary tract infection in children
    Gregory P DeMuri
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:553-4. 2008
  14. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid findings in aseptic versus bacterial meningitis
    B Negrini
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 105:316-9. 2000
    ..These contradictory reports may lead to uncertainty in the diagnosis and treatment of meningitis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal infections in children after transplantation
    G E Schutze
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 33:16-21. 2001
    ..The antimicrobial susceptibilities and outcome of infections with S. pneumoniae in patients who have undergone transplantation are similar to those in the general pediatric population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Short term oral cefixime therapy for treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis
    E R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:1039-42. 2001
    ..There have been few controlled studies evaluating treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis beyond the newborn period. Topical therapy of bacterial conjunctivitis achieves a clinical cure but does not prevent acute otitis media (AOM)...
  17. ncbi request reprint To treat or not to treat
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1087-9. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis: establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
    Eli O Meltzer
    Department of Pediatrics, Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center, 9610 Granite Ridge Drive, Suite B, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:155-212. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis: Establishing definitions for clinical research and patient care
    Eli O Meltzer
    Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego 92123, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:S1-62. 2004
  20. doi request reprint Performance of low-risk criteria in the evaluation of young infants with fever: review of the literature
    Anna R Huppler
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Pediatrics, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Pediatrics 125:228-33. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media: more trouble with the evidence
    Ellen R Wald
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:103-4. 2003
  22. doi request reprint Development of a patient-reported outcome measure for children with streptococcal pharyngitis
    Nader Shaikh
    Division of General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e557-63. 2009
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  23. ncbi request reprint Erythromycin-resistant group A streptococci in schoolchildren in Pittsburgh
    Judith M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:1200-6. 2002
    ..Resistance to erythromycin has been very uncommon among group A streptococci in the United States...
  24. ncbi request reprint Does this child have a urinary tract infection?
    Nader Shaikh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    JAMA 298:2895-904. 2007
    ..Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a frequently occurring pediatric illness that, if left untreated, can lead to permanent renal injury. Accordingly, accurate diagnosis of UTI is important...
  25. pmc In vitro activity of telithromycin against macrolide-susceptible and macrolide-resistant pharyngeal isolates of group A streptococci in the United States
    Michael Green
    Department of Pediatrics, MPH Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:2487-9. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma pneumoniae and atypical Stevens-Johnson syndrome: a case series
    Karen A Ravin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1002-5. 2007
    ..This case series highlights the potential for M. pneumoniae-associated Stevens-Johnson syndrome to occur without rash and supports the use of polymerase chain reaction for early diagnosis...
  27. pmc In vitro activities of cethromycin (ABT-773), a new ketolide, against Streptococcus pneumoniae strains that are not susceptible to penicillin or macrolides
    Edward O Mason
    Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:166-9. 2003
    ..The ketolides appear to be active antimicrobials against penicillin- and macrolide-resistant pneumococci...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sydenham's chorea in western Pennsylvania
    Arezoo Zomorrodi
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e675-9. 2006
    ..The utility of neuroimaging in establishing a final diagnosis of SC is discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Multicentre surveillance of the prevalence and molecular epidemiology of macrolide resistance among pharyngeal isolates of group A streptococci in the USA
    Michael D Green
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:1240-3. 2006
    ..In an effort to define the current prevalence of macrolide-resistant GAS in the US, a multicentre surveillance project was initiated...
  30. ncbi request reprint Acute otitis media due to penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae before and after the introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1738-44. 2005
    ..The impact of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7 [Prevnar]) on penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae (PNSP) recovered from children with acute otitis media (AOM) is unclear...
  31. ncbi request reprint Group A streptococci among school-aged children: clinical characteristics and the carrier state
    Judith M Martin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 114:1212-9. 2004
    ..A 4-year longitudinal study of school-aged children was conducted to describe the clinical characteristics and epidemiologic features of infections with group A streptococci (GAS)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal endocarditis in children
    Laurence B Givner
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1273-8. 2004
    ..Pneumococcal endocarditis in children is unusual but often has serious complications...
  33. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of acute otitis media caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae before and after licensure of the 7-valent pneumococcal protein conjugate vaccine
    M Catherine McEllistrem
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2582, USA
    J Infect Dis 188:1679-84. 2003
    ..In 1999 and 2001, 30.8% (4/13) and 26.1% (6/23) of the nonvaccine serogroups were implicated in capsular switching, respectively. Continued surveillance will be of great importance as the distribution of the PNC7 vaccine increases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pneumococcal vaccines: do they prevent infection and how?
    Klara M Posfay-Barbe
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 17:177-84. 2004
    ..This vaccine was licensed in the US in 2000, and has been used increasingly since that time...
  35. pmc Reemergence of macrolide resistance in pharyngeal isolates of group a streptococci in southwestern Pennsylvania
    Michael Green
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:473-6. 2004
    ..Longitudinal surveillance of isolates from multiple centers is needed to define the prevalence of antimicrobial agent-resistant GAS in the United States...
  36. ncbi request reprint Recurrent systemic pneumococcal disease in children
    Edward O Mason
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:480-4. 2007
    ..Recurrent systemic pneumococcal infection usually occurs in immunocompromised patients and patients with underlying conditions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of children with complicated pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Tina Q Tan
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Sections of Northwestern University Medical School, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1-6. 2002
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  38. ncbi request reprint Aseptic meningitis and urinary infection
    Ellen R Wald
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:480; author reply 480-1. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint The sinusitis debate
    Stephen J Harris
    Pediatrics 109:166-7. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Periorbital and orbital infections
    Ellen R Wald
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Pediatr Rev 25:312-20. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis: developing guidance for clinical trials
    Eli O Meltzer
    Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:S17-61. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis: Developing guidance for clinical trials
    Eli O Meltzer
    Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:S31-80. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Otitis media
    Ellen R Wald
    N Engl J Med 348:363; author reply 363. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Macrolide resistance among middle ear isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae observed at eight United States pediatric centers: prevalence of M and MLSB phenotypes
    Edward O Mason
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:623-7. 2003
    ..The association of prior specific macrolide therapy with the isolation of a macrolide resistant strain has not been reported...
  45. ncbi request reprint Management of nontuberculous mycobacterial cervical lymphadenitis
    David L Mandell
    Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:341-4. 2003
    ..To review the treatment and outcome of patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) cervical lymphadenitis...
  46. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and management of sinusitis: a practice parameter update
    Raymond G Slavin
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:S13-47. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint To bag or not to bag
    Ellen R Wald
    J Pediatr 147:418-20. 2005
  48. pmc Establishing a family-based intervention for overweight children in pediatric practice
    Ellen R Wald
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:S45-7. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluating urine cultures in young infants
    Ellen R Wald
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:376-7; author reply 377. 2004