Kimberly G Blumenthal

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adverse Drug Reactions Associated with Ceftaroline Use: A 2-Center Retrospective Cohort
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:740-6. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Adverse and Hypersensitivity Reactions to Prescription Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents in a Large Health Care System
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Edward P Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2017
  3. pmc Peripheral blood eosinophilia and hypersensitivity reactions among patients receiving outpatient parenteral antibiotics
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 136:1288-94.e1. 2015
  4. pmc Impact of a clinical guideline for prescribing antibiotics to inpatients reporting penicillin or cephalosporin allergy
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 115:294-300.e2. 2015
  5. pmc Tolerability of cefazolin after immune-mediated hypersensitivity reactions to nafcillin in the outpatient setting
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:3137-43. 2014
  6. pmc Effect of a drug allergy educational program and antibiotic prescribing guideline on inpatient clinical providers' antibiotic prescribing knowledge
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:407-13. 2014
  7. doi request reprint The importance of vancomycin in drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:165-71. 2012
  8. pmc The Impact of Reporting a Prior Penicillin Allergy on the Treatment of Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0159406. 2016
  9. pmc Antibiotics Are the Most Commonly Identified Cause of Perioperative Hypersensitivity Reactions
    James L Kuhlen
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:697-704. 2016
  10. pmc Immune-mediated reactions to vancomycin: A systematic case review and analysis
    Jasmit S Minhas
    Department of Medicine, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 116:544-53. 2016

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Publications14

  1. pmc Adverse Drug Reactions Associated with Ceftaroline Use: A 2-Center Retrospective Cohort
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:740-6. 2016
    ..Ceftaroline fosamil is a cephalosporin approved for treating skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs), including those caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  2. doi request reprint Adverse and Hypersensitivity Reactions to Prescription Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents in a Large Health Care System
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Edward P Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract . 2017
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most frequently used medications in the United States. NSAID use can be limited by adverse drug reactions (ADRs), including hypersensitivity reactions (HSRs)...
  3. pmc Peripheral blood eosinophilia and hypersensitivity reactions among patients receiving outpatient parenteral antibiotics
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 136:1288-94.e1. 2015
    ..Although drug-induced peripheral eosinophilia complicates antimicrobial therapy, little is known about its frequency and implications...
  4. pmc Impact of a clinical guideline for prescribing antibiotics to inpatients reporting penicillin or cephalosporin allergy
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 115:294-300.e2. 2015
    ..Self-reported penicillin allergy infrequently reflects an inability to tolerate penicillins. Inpatients reporting penicillin allergy receive alternative antibiotics that might be broader spectrum, more toxic, or less effective...
  5. pmc Tolerability of cefazolin after immune-mediated hypersensitivity reactions to nafcillin in the outpatient setting
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:3137-43. 2014
    ..No patient experienced worsening of their rash or progressive organ dysfunction. With appropriate monitoring, therapy with cefazolin after non-IgE-mediated HSRs to nafcillin appears to be safe. ..
  6. pmc Effect of a drug allergy educational program and antibiotic prescribing guideline on inpatient clinical providers' antibiotic prescribing knowledge
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:407-13. 2014
    ..Inpatient providers have varying levels of knowledge in managing patients with drug and/or penicillin (PCN) allergy...
  7. doi request reprint The importance of vancomycin in drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 33:165-71. 2012
    ..With increasing use of vancomycin, we are likely to see more cases of DRESS syndrome caused by vancomycin. Recognition of vancomycin as a common cause of inpatient DRESS syndrome is important...
  8. pmc The Impact of Reporting a Prior Penicillin Allergy on the Treatment of Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0159406. 2016
    ..A substantial portion of MSSA bacteremia patients report penicillin allergy, but infrequently have true allergy...
  9. pmc Antibiotics Are the Most Commonly Identified Cause of Perioperative Hypersensitivity Reactions
    James L Kuhlen
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 4:697-704. 2016
    ..Prospective studies for the evaluation of perioperative HSRs are lacking, and data on causative agents vary between different studies...
  10. pmc Immune-mediated reactions to vancomycin: A systematic case review and analysis
    Jasmit S Minhas
    Department of Medicine, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Massachusetts Electronic address
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 116:544-53. 2016
    ..Vancomycin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic whose use may be limited by adverse drug reactions (ADRs). Although vancomycin toxic effects are known, there are limited data on vancomycin hypersensitivity reactions (HSRs)...
  11. pmc Improving Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia and Reported Penicillin Allergy
    Kimberly G Blumenthal
    Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Medicine Medical Practice Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School
    Clin Infect Dis 61:741-9. 2015
    ..We used a decision tree with sensitivity analyses to determine the optimal evaluation and treatment for patients with MSSA bacteremia and reported PCN allergy...
  12. pmc Food entries in a large allergy data repository
    Joseph M Plasek
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 23:e79-87. 2016
    ..This study examined, encoded, and grouped foods that caused any adverse sensitivity in a large allergy repository using natural language processing and standard terminologies...
  13. doi request reprint Comprehensive allergy evaluation is useful in the subsequent care of patients with drug hypersensitivity reactions during anesthesia
    Autumn C Guyer
    Division of Allergy and Inflammation, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 3:94-100. 2015
    ..For patients with a history of drug hypersensitivity reaction (HSR) during anesthesia, strategies to minimize risk with subsequent anesthesia are unclear. Identification of the cause of HSR during anesthesia remains challenging...
  14. doi request reprint Safety and outcomes of test doses for the evaluation of adverse drug reactions: a 5-year retrospective review
    Melissa Iammatteo
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Electronic address
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2:768-74. 2014
    ..Graded challenges are the criterion standard for evaluating adverse drug reactions (ADR). Evidence-based guidelines regarding the optimal number of steps for challenges are lacking...