A Chantal Caviness
Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
- Pediatric restraint use is associated with reduced transports by emergency medical services providers after motor vehicle crashesA Chantal Caviness
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor Injury Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 7:448-52. 2003..To determine the association between pediatric restraint use during motor vehicle crashes and patient transports by emergency medical services (EMS) providers...
- Direct immunofluorescence assay compared to cell culture for the diagnosis of mucocutaneous herpes simplex virus infections in childrenA Chantal Caviness
Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 1102 Bates Avenue, Suite 1850, Houston, TX 77030, United States
J Clin Virol 49:58-60. 2010..Direct immunofluorescence assay (DFA) is commonly used for the rapid identification of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in mucocutaneous lesions, yet little is known about its diagnostic accuracy...
- Cost-effectiveness analysis of herpes simplex virus testing and treatment strategies in febrile neonatesA Chantal Caviness
Texas Children s Hospital, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:665-74. 2008..To determine the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of testing for and empirically treating herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in neonates with fever aged from birth to 28 days...
- The prevalence of neonatal herpes simplex virus infection compared with serious bacterial illness in hospitalized neonatesA Chantal Caviness
Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
J Pediatr 153:164-9. 2008..To determine the prevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) relative to other viral infections and serious bacterial illnesses (SBIs) in hospitalized neonates admitted from a pediatric emergency department over a 5-year period...
- Clinical and laboratory features of neonatal herpes simplex virus infection: a case-control studyA Chantal Caviness
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:425-30. 2008..Neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection can cause significant morbidity and mortality but can be difficult to identify, particularly in neonates without vesicular rash...
- A cost-effectiveness analysis of bacterial endocarditis prophylaxis for febrile children who have cardiac lesions and undergo urinary catheterization in the emergency departmentA Chantal Caviness
Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Pediatrics 113:1291-6. 2004..This study was conducted to determine the cost-effectiveness of BE prophylaxis before UC in febrile children aged 0-24 months with moderate-risk cardiac lesions...
- The effect of acute and chronic asthma severity on pediatric emergency department utilizationCharles G Macias
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, MC 1 1481, 6621 Fannin St, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Pediatrics 117:S86-95. 2006....
- Prospective evaluation of the risk of serious bacterial infection in children who present to the emergency department with hyperpyrexia (temperature of 106 degrees F or higher)Barbara W Trautner
Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Pediatrics 118:34-40. 2006..Previous studies of children with temperatures > or = 106 degrees F (hyperpyrexia) disagree as to whether hyperpyrexia confers a high risk of serious bacterial infection...
- Retrospective review of serious bacterial infections in infants who are 0 to 36 months of age and have influenza A infectionHannah F Smitherman
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, MC 1 1481, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Pediatrics 115:710-8. 2005..We sought to determine the prevalence of serious bacterial infections (SBIs) among children with influenza A, a viral syndrome that can be established definitively by specific tests...
- Nitric oxide metabolites as biomarkers for influenza-like acute respiratory infections presenting to the emergency roomAsad I Mian
Dept of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX 77030, USA
Open Respir Med J 6:127-34. 2012....
- Mobile pediatric emergency response team: patient satisfaction during the novel H1N1 influenza outbreakCarla M Laos
Dell Children s Medical Center, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Austin, TX, USA
Acad Emerg Med 19:274-9. 2012..The objective was to determine child caregiver satisfaction with a nontraditional pediatric emergency department (ED) venue during the 2009 novel H1N1 influenza outbreak...
- Performance of a rapid influenza test in children during the H1N1 2009 influenza a outbreakAndrea T Cruz
Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin St, Suite A210, MC 1 1481, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Pediatrics 125:e645-50. 2010..Patients for whom the RIDT (BinaxNOW [Binax, Inc, Portland, ME]), viral culture, and rRT-PCR results were known were included. Sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios (LRs) were calculated...
- Utility of Emergency Department Observation Units for Neurologically Intact Children With Head CT Abnormalities Secondary to Acute Closed Head InjuryRoxanna LeFort
From the Sections of Emergency Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Departments of Radiology, Pediatrics, and Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Pediatr Emerg Care . 2016..The aim of the study was to evaluate the utility of the emergency department observation unit (EDOU) for neurologically intact children with closed head injuries (CHIs) and computed tomography (CT) abnormalities...
- Risk factors for admission in children with bronchiolitis from pediatric emergency department observation unitShabana Yusuf
Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 28:1132-5. 2012..To better identify ED patients who should be directly admitted to the hospital rather than the EDOU, the predictors of admission must be identified...
- Characteristics and diagnoses of neonates who revisit a pediatric emergency centerAndrew M Perry
Department of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 29:58-62. 2013....
- The diagnostic accuracy of an abdominal radiograph with signs and symptoms of intussusceptionDonna Mendez
Pediatrics Section of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Am J Emerg Med 30:426-31. 2012..The objective of this study was to compare the diagnostic accuracy of an abdominal ultrasound to that of a highly suggestive abdominal radiograph combined with signs and symptoms of intussusception...
- Urinary nitrate might be an early biomarker for pediatric acute kidney injury in the emergency departmentAsad I Mian
Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Pediatr Res 70:203-7. 2011..Thus, low urinary nitrate is associated with AKI in the pediatric ED even when SCr is normal. Predictive potential of this putative urinary biomarker for AKI needs further evaluation in sicker patients...
- Delivering tailored asthma family education in a pediatric emergency department setting: a pilot studyMarianna M Sockrider
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 6621 Fannin, MC 1040 00, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Pediatrics 117:S135-44. 2006..The primary hypotheses were that the intervention group would have greater confidence to manage asthma 14 days postintervention and more well-asthma visits and fewer urgent care/ED visits at 9 and 12 months...
- Increasing prevalence of emergency department visits for pediatric dental care, 1997-2001Teresita E Ladrillo
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dental Branch, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 137:379-85. 2006..Hospital emergency department (ED) visits for non-urgent care have been increasing since the late 1950s. This study investigated the prevalence and characteristics of pediatric ED visits for dental problems during a five-year period...