Angela L Myers
Affiliation: Children's Mercy Hospital
- Prevalence of bacteremia in hospitalized pediatric patients with community-acquired pneumoniaAngela L Myers
Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics and the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:736-40. 2013....
- Defining risk factors for red man syndrome in children and adultsAngela L Myers
Department of Pediatrics, Medical Research, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and the University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:464-8. 2012..Our objective was to determine the prevalence, characteristics and risk factors for RMS in pediatric patients receiving vancomycin, including contributing genetic factors...
- Are the Ottawa ankle rules helpful in ruling out the need for x ray examination in children?A Myers
The Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
Arch Dis Child 90:1309-11. 2005
- Tuberculous colitis mimicking Crohn diseaseAngela L Myers
Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, MO, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:607-10. 2007
- Genetic commonality of macrolide-resistant group A beta hemolytic streptococcus pharyngeal strainsAngela L Myers
Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, KC, MO, USA
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 8:33. 2009..Group A beta hemolytic streptococcus (GABHS) pharyngitis is a common childhood illness. Penicillin remains the gold standard therapy, but macrolides are indicated for the penicillin allergic patient, and are often used for convenience...
- Healthcare worker knowledge and attitudes regarding influenza immunization and childhood vaccinationAngela L Myers
Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics and the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:643-6. 2010..HCWs who received influenza vaccine were more likely to immunize their children against influenza, although a substantial proportion of HCWs' children did not receive influenza vaccination...
- Comparative effectiveness of empiric antibiotics for community-acquired pneumoniaMary Ann Queen
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, 2401 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108
Pediatrics 133:e23-9. 2014..The objective was to compare the effectiveness of empiric treatment with narrow-spectrum therapy versus broad-spectrum therapy for children hospitalized with uncomplicated CAP...
- Association of White Blood Cell Count and C-Reactive Protein with Outcomes in Children Hospitalized for Community-acquired PneumoniaDerek J Williams
From the Division of Hospital Medicine, The Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee The Children s Hospital Association, Overland Park, Kansas Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio Division of Hospital Medicine, Seattle Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington and Division of Hospital Medicine, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri
Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:792-3. 2015..In multivariable analyses, CRP, but not white blood cell count, was significantly associated with both fever duration and hospital length of stay. For every 1mg/dL increase in CRP, length of stay increased by 1 hour. ..
- 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...
- Clinical Impact of an Antibiotic Stewardship Program at a Children's HospitalBrian R Lee
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO, USA
Infect Dis Ther . 2016..Data are limited on the clinical benefit of ASPs in children's hospitals. This study's objective was to determine the impact of an ASP on length of stay (LOS) and readmission rate among patients admitted to children's hospitals...
- No evidence of vancomycin minimal inhibitory concentration creep or heteroresistance identified in pediatric Staphylococcus aureus blood isolatesJennifer L Goldman
From the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Department of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and Department of Microbiology, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO
Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:216-8. 2014..Vancomycin MICs did not increase nor was heteroresistance identified. Etest yielded higher MIC results than the other 2 methods. No MIC was >2 µg/mL by any testing method. ..
- Addressing inpatient crowding by smoothing occupancy at children's hospitalsEvan S Fieldston
Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
J Hosp Med 6:462-8. 2011..To quantify the difference in weekday versus weekend occupancy, and the opportunity to smooth inpatient occupancy to reduce crowding at children's hospitals...
- Comparative effectiveness of pleural drainage procedures for the treatment of complicated pneumonia in childhoodSamir S Shah
Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Departments of Pediatrics and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J Hosp Med 6:256-63. 2011..To determine the comparative effectiveness of common pleural drainage procedures for treatment of pneumonia complicated by parapneumonic effusion (ie, complicated pneumonia)...
- Controversies in vaccine mandatesJohn D Lantos
Children s Mercy Bioethics Center, University of Missouri, School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 40:38-58. 2010..We will discuss ways that practitioners and public health officials should deal with vaccine refusal. We will contrast responses of the population as a whole, within the healthcare setting, and in the setting of pandemic influenza...
- Should Pediatric Practices Have Policies to Not Care for Children With Vaccine-Hesitant Parents?Kenneth Alexander
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Nemours Children s Hospital, Orlando, Florida
Pediatrics 138:. 2016..This article examines those arguments...