Amy L Drendel
Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
- Pain assessment for children: overcoming challenges and optimizing careAmy L Drendel
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 27:773-81. 2011..Optimizing the utility of a pain assessment remains a challenge for the health care provider in the emergency setting. The common goal of a decreased experience of pain for children through improved analgesic administration remains...
- A randomized clinical trial of ibuprofen versus acetaminophen with codeine for acute pediatric arm fracture painAmy L Drendel
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Division, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Ann Emerg Med 54:553-60. 2009..We compare the treatment of pain in children with arm fractures by ibuprofen 10 mg/kg versus acetaminophen with codeine 1 mg/kg/dose (codeine component)...
- A Comparison of Pain Assessment Measures in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease: Visual Analog Scale Versus Numeric Rating ScaleMatthew P Myrvik
Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Transplant Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Quantitative Health Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 37:190-4. 2015..The agreement between the 2 measures improved at increasing levels of pain severity. These findings demonstrate that the VAS and NRS are similar, but cannot be used interchangeably when assessing self-reported pain in SCD...
- Pain assessment for pediatric patients in the emergency departmentAmy L Drendel
Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Pediatrics 117:1511-8. 2006..To examine the relationship between pediatric patient visit characteristics and pain score documentation in the emergency department (ED) and determine whether documentation of a pain score is associated with increased analgesic use...
- A Randomized Clinical Trial of Jet-Injected Lidocaine to Reduce Venipuncture Pain for Young ChildrenMaren M Lunoe
Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Electronic address
Ann Emerg Med 66:466-74. 2015..To our knowledge, no studies have investigated its use for venipuncture in young children. We determine whether the J-Tip decreased venipuncture pain in young children compared with vapocoolant spray...
- Parent satisfaction with acute pediatric pain treatment at homeMolly Gill
Medical College of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Clin J Pain 29:64-9. 2013..This study describes the outpatient pain experience for children with an arm fracture and explores the variables associated with parents' dissatisfaction with pain treatment for 2 analgesics after ED care...
- Pediatric minor injury outcomes: an initial reportMartha W Stevens
Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 27:371-3. 2011....
- Clinically meaningful measurement of pain in children with sickle cell diseaseMatthew P Myrvik
Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1689-95. 2013..The current study assessed the minimal clinically significant improvement in pain and pain scores signifying patient-reported need for medication and treatment satisfaction in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
- Outpatient pediatric pain management practices for fracturesAmy L Drendel
Pediatric Department, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 22:94-9. 2006..Describe the pattern of utilization and effectiveness of outpatient fracture pain medication...
- The effect of CYP2D6 polymorphisms on the response to pain treatment for pediatric sickle cell pain crisisDavid C Brousseau
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
J Pediatr 150:623-6. 2007..To test the hypothesis that children taking hydroxyurea who fail codeine therapy have an increase in reduced-functioning cytochrome P450 2D6 (CYP2D6) alleles...
- An Evidence-Based Approach to Minimizing Acute Procedural Pain in the Emergency Department and BeyondSamina Ali
From the Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Pediatr Emerg Care 32:36-42. 2016..As such, it is imperative that effective pain and anxiety-minimizing strategies be used consistently in all settings where painful procedures take place for children...
- The use of the needle-free jet injection system with buffered lidocaine device does not change intravenous placement success in children in the emergency departmentMaren M Lunoe
The Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Acad Emerg Med 22:447-51. 2015..This study aimed to determine if J tip use is associated with improved first-attempt IV placement success in children...