Derek J Williams
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- Narrow vs broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy for children hospitalized with pneumoniaDerek J Williams
1161 21st Ave South, CCC 5311 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232
Pediatrics 132:e1141-8. 2013..However, few studies have assessed the effectiveness of this strategy...
- Decline in gastroenteritis-related triage calls after rotavirus vaccine licensureDerek J Williams
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell, Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Pediatrics 130:e872-8. 2012..We sought to determine the impact of rotavirus vaccine implementation on gastroenteritis (GE)-related calls to a large telephone triage service in Tennessee...
- Comparative effectiveness of antibiotic treatment strategies for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infectionsDerek J Williams
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2573, USA
Pediatrics 128:e479-87. 2011..To compare the effectiveness of clindamycin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, and β-lactams for the treatment of pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs)...
- Culture-negative osteoarticular infections in the era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusDerek J Williams
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell, Jr Children s Hospital, Nashville, TN, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:523-5. 2011..Despite no increase in severity during the study period, the duration of parenteral antibiotics for children with culture-negative OAIs more than tripled in 2004-2008 compared with 2002-2003...
- Discordant antibiotic therapy and length of stay in children hospitalized for urinary tract infectionKaren E Jerardi
Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
J Hosp Med 7:622-7. 2012..Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common reason for pediatric hospitalizations...
- Influenza coinfection and outcomes in children with complicated pneumoniaDerek J Williams
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:506-12. 2011..To determine the impact of influenza coinfection on outcomes for children with complicated pneumonia...
- Accuracy of administrative billing codes to detect urinary tract infection hospitalizationsJoel S Tieder
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
Pediatrics 128:323-30. 2011..Hospital billing data are frequently used for quality measures and research, but the accuracy of the use of discharge codes to identify urinary tract infections (UTIs) is unknown...
- Admission chest radiographs predict illness severity for children hospitalized with pneumoniaLauren McClain
Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
J Hosp Med 9:559-64. 2014..To assess whether radiographic findings predict outcomes among children hospitalized with pneumonia...
- Utilization of viral molecular diagnostics among children hospitalized with community acquired pneumoniaGrant S Schulert
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee and
Hosp Pediatr 4:372-6. 2014..To examine whether results of a polymerase chain reaction-based respiratory viral panel (RVP) are associated with changes in antibiotic use or differential clinical outcomes among children hospitalized with pneumonia...
- Frequency of peripherally inserted central catheter complications in childrenAngela Barrier
Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:519-21. 2012..3/1000 PICC days, and greater than 30% of PICCs developed at least one complication. Risk factors for complication include double-lumen PICCs, PICCs placed in the femoral vein, younger age, and greater number of daily doses...