Donald H Arnold

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Spirometry and PRAM severity score changes during pediatric acute asthma exacerbation treatment in a pediatric emergency department
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Center for Asthma and Environmental Sciences Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 9001, USA
    J Asthma 50:204-8. 2013
  2. pmc The Acute Asthma Severity Assessment Protocol (AASAP) study: objectives and methods of a study to develop an acute asthma clinical prediction rule
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:444-50. 2012
  3. pmc Noninvasive testing of lung function and inflammation in pediatric patients with acute asthma exacerbations
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Asthma 49:29-35. 2012
  4. pmc The RAD score: a simple acute asthma severity score compares favorably to more complex scores
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 107:22-8. 2011
  5. pmc Assessment of severity measures for acute asthma outcomes: a first step in developing an asthma clinical prediction rule
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:473-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical measures associated with FEV1 in persons with asthma requiring hospital admission
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:425-9. 2007
  7. pmc Noninvasive assessment of asthma severity using pulse oximeter plethysmograph estimate of pulsus paradoxus physiology
    Donald H Arnold
    Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:17. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Availability and perceived competence of pediatricians to serve as child protection team medical consultants: a survey of practicing pediatricians
    Donald H Arnold
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Southeast Child Safety Institute, The Children s Hospital of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    South Med J 98:423-8. 2005
  9. pmc Estimation of airway obstruction using oximeter plethysmograph waveform data
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Respir Res 6:65. 2005
  10. pmc Parental knowledge and use of preventive asthma care measures in two pediatric emergency departments
    Jamie N Deis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Asthma 47:551-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Spirometry and PRAM severity score changes during pediatric acute asthma exacerbation treatment in a pediatric emergency department
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Center for Asthma and Environmental Sciences Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 9001, USA
    J Asthma 50:204-8. 2013
    ..To examine the time-dependent changes of spirometry (percent-predicted forced expiratory volume in 1 second [%FEV(1)]) and the Pediatric Respiratory Assessment Measure (PRAM) during the treatment of acute asthma exacerbations...
  2. pmc The Acute Asthma Severity Assessment Protocol (AASAP) study: objectives and methods of a study to develop an acute asthma clinical prediction rule
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:444-50. 2012
    ..The objective of this report is to describe the study objectives and detailed methodology of the Acute Asthma Severity Assessment Protocol study...
  3. pmc Noninvasive testing of lung function and inflammation in pediatric patients with acute asthma exacerbations
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Asthma 49:29-35. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc The RAD score: a simple acute asthma severity score compares favorably to more complex scores
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 107:22-8. 2011
    ..Acute asthma severity scores facilitate assessment and implementation of timely and appropriate therapy for pediatric patients but are complex and challenging for clinicians to use at the bedside...
  5. pmc Assessment of severity measures for acute asthma outcomes: a first step in developing an asthma clinical prediction rule
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:473-9. 2008
    ..As a first step in the development of an asthma prediction rule, our primary objective was to assess the association of 8 candidate predictor variables with 2 clinically relevant asthma outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical measures associated with FEV1 in persons with asthma requiring hospital admission
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:425-9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the association of select clinical measures of asthma severity with percent predicted forced expiratory volume in one-second (%FEV1)...
  7. pmc Noninvasive assessment of asthma severity using pulse oximeter plethysmograph estimate of pulsus paradoxus physiology
    Donald H Arnold
    Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    BMC Pulm Med 10:17. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Availability and perceived competence of pediatricians to serve as child protection team medical consultants: a survey of practicing pediatricians
    Donald H Arnold
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Southeast Child Safety Institute, The Children s Hospital of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    South Med J 98:423-8. 2005
    ..The effectiveness of multidisciplinary child protection teams has been demonstrated. This study is an attempt to assess the level of this commitment and the perceived competence of primary care pediatricians to provide this service...
  9. pmc Estimation of airway obstruction using oximeter plethysmograph waveform data
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Respir Res 6:65. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the severity of airway obstruction could be estimated using plethysmograph waveform data...
  10. pmc Parental knowledge and use of preventive asthma care measures in two pediatric emergency departments
    Jamie N Deis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Asthma 47:551-6. 2010
    ..The secondary objective was to identify variables that predict adherence to four key preventive care measures...
  11. pmc An asthma management system in a pediatric emergency department
    Judith W Dexheimer
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Int J Med Inform 82:230-8. 2013
    ..We examined whether an automatic disease detection system increases clinicians' use of paper-based guidelines and decreases time to a disposition decision...
  12. ncbi request reprint Wait-and-see prescription for the treatment of acute otitis media: a randomized controlled trial
    David M Spiro
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    JAMA 296:1235-41. 2006
    ..None of these trials were conducted in an emergency department...
  13. ncbi request reprint Visual diagnosis: a 5-year-old child who has facial palsy and rash
    Donald H Arnold
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    Pediatr Rev 28:465-9. 2007
  14. doi request reprint The concept and practice of a wait-and-see approach to acute otitis media
    David M Spiro
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 20:72-8. 2008
    ..We review the contemporary management of acute otitis media, including symptomatic care, the rationale and literature for utilizing the wait-and-see approach, and the indications for immediate therapy with antibiotics...
  15. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial to assess the effects of tympanometry on the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media
    David M Spiro
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Pediatrics 114:177-81. 2004
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Cerebral regional oxygen saturation monitoring in pediatric malfunctioning shunt patients
    Thomas J Abramo
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 9001, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:365-74. 2013
    ..Cerebral regional oxygen saturation (rSO(2)) by near-infrared spectroscopy represents tissue perfusion and oxygen saturation. Cerebral rSO(2) is used to detect cerebral ischemia in pediatric clinical settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic-induced mesenteric adenopathy in an intussusception mouse model: a randomized, controlled trial
    David M Spiro
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 41:39-43. 2005
    ..The authors sought to determine whether enteral antibiotic exposure influences the development of mesenteric adenopathy, bowel dilation or intussusception in an animal model...
  18. pmc Development of an asthma management system in a pediatric emergency department
    Judith W Dexheimer
    Dept of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009:142-6. 2009
    ..The system was developed in conjunction with the pediatric ED multidisciplinary care team. The computerized system is entirely automatic and a prospective evaluation of the diagnostic component is ongoing...
  19. doi request reprint Safety and clinical findings of BiPAP utilization in children 20 kg or less for asthma exacerbations
    Abby M Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, USA
    Intensive Care Med 37:1338-43. 2011
    ..To investigate safety and clinical findings of bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) utilization in children 20 kg or less for asthma exacerbations...
  20. doi request reprint Noninvasive bedside assessment of acute asthma severity using single-breath counting
    Lindsay R Roofe
    From the Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2200 Children s Way, Nashville, TN
    Pediatr Emerg Care 30:8-10. 2014
    ..We sought to assess criterion validity and responsiveness of SBC with percent-predicted FEV1 (%FEV1) and the Pediatric Respiratory Assessment Measure (PRAM), a validated acute asthma severity score...
  21. doi request reprint Shower steamer burns in a toddler: case report and brief review of steam burns in children
    Jeremy Brywczynski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN 37232, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:782-4. 2008
    ..Physicians need to be aware of the possible injury from such steamers, and public education to prevent further incidents is warranted...
  22. doi request reprint Diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis in female children and adolescents evaluated for possible sexual abuse: a comparison of the InPouch TV culture method and wet mount microscopy
    Hollye R Gallion
    Our Kids Center, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 22:300-5. 2009
    ..To compare the performance of wet mount microscopy and the InPouch TV culture method in diagnosing Trichomonas vaginalis in a cohort of female children and adolescents evaluated for possible sexual abuse...
  23. ncbi request reprint Association between antibiotic use and primary idiopathic intussusception
    David M Spiro
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Alabama, 1600 Seventh Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:54-9. 2003
    ..Intussusception is the leading cause of intestinal obstruction in young children. Antibiotics are the most frequently prescribed medication in the pediatric population and have common adverse effects on the gastrointestinal tract...
  24. pmc Ketamine sedation is not associated with clinically meaningful elevation of intraocular pressure
    Patrick C Drayna
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, TN 37232 9001, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1215-8. 2012
    ..Ketamine is widely used for procedural sedation, but there is limited knowledge on whether ketamine use is associated with elevated intraocular pressure (IOP)...
  25. doi request reprint A proposal to limit otoscopy to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics: a call for research
    David M Spiro
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, CDW EM, 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 9:177-81. 2011
    ..Limiting otoscopy to clinical conditions in which the likelihood of AOM is high may reduce unnecessary pain and anxiety associated with the procedure, reduce rates of misdiagnosis and support the more judicious use of antibiotics...
  26. doi request reprint A child with difficulty swallowing
    Andrew Pittard
    Departments of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 25:525-8. 2009
    ..The case demonstrates the importance of considering alternate diagnoses when presented with a patient having a common symptom for which evaluation does not provide a plausible cause...