Adam L Hersh

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship programs in freestanding children's hospitals
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Pediatrics 135:33-9. 2015
  2. pmc Variability in pediatric infectious disease consultants' recommendations for management of community-acquired pneumonia
    Adam L Hersh
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20325. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing in ambulatory pediatrics in the United States
    Adam L Hersh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 128:1053-61. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Rapid increase in use of antiviral therapy for hospitalized children with influenza during the 2009 H1N1 epidemic
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:895-7. 2011
  5. pmc Pneumococcal meningitis in children: epidemiology, serotypes, and outcomes from 1997-2010 in Utah
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 132:421-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Hypertension screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States, 2000-2009
    Daniel J Shapiro
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 130:604-10. 2012
  7. doi request reprint National trends in the incidence, outcomes and charges of pediatric osteoarticular infections, 1997-2012
    Chris Stockmann
    From the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Pediatrics, and Department of Pharmacology Toxicology, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Salt Lake City, UT
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:672-4. 2015
  8. pmc A National Study of the Impact of Rapid Influenza Testing on Clinical Care in the Emergency Department
    Anne J Blaschke
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City
    J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 3:112-8. 2014
  9. pmc Seasonality of acute otitis media and the role of respiratory viral activity in children
    Chris Stockmann
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:314-9. 2013
  10. pmc Pediatricians' perspectives on the impact of MRSA in primary care: a qualitative study
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:27. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship programs in freestanding children's hospitals
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Pediatrics 135:33-9. 2015
    ..Our objective was to compare antibiotic prescribing rates in a group of pediatric hospitals with formalized ASPs (ASP+) to a group of concurrent control hospitals without formalized stewardship programs (ASP-)...
  2. pmc Variability in pediatric infectious disease consultants' recommendations for management of community-acquired pneumonia
    Adam L Hersh
    Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20325. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing in ambulatory pediatrics in the United States
    Adam L Hersh
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 128:1053-61. 2011
    ..Broad-spectrum antibiotic use is increasing, which adds unnecessary cost and promotes the development of antibiotic resistance...
  4. doi request reprint Rapid increase in use of antiviral therapy for hospitalized children with influenza during the 2009 H1N1 epidemic
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:895-7. 2011
    ..This increased sharply to 84% during the 2009 H1N1 period, indicating a favorable response by physicians to clinical guidelines...
  5. pmc Pneumococcal meningitis in children: epidemiology, serotypes, and outcomes from 1997-2010 in Utah
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatrics 132:421-8. 2013
    ..However, cases continue to occur. It is unknown whether meningitis due to PCV7 and non-PCV7 serotypes causes similar morbidity and mortality...
  6. doi request reprint Hypertension screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States, 2000-2009
    Daniel J Shapiro
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 130:604-10. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint National trends in the incidence, outcomes and charges of pediatric osteoarticular infections, 1997-2012
    Chris Stockmann
    From the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Pediatrics, and Department of Pharmacology Toxicology, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Salt Lake City, UT
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:672-4. 2015
    ..02 to 0.36 cases per 1000 admissions. Methicillin-resistant S. aureus-coded cases had a larger number of therapeutic procedures, longer hospital stays and higher hospital charges. ..
  8. pmc A National Study of the Impact of Rapid Influenza Testing on Clinical Care in the Emergency Department
    Anne J Blaschke
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City
    J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 3:112-8. 2014
    ..The extent of RIDT use in US emergency departments (EDs) and their impact on patient management are unknown. We examined the use of RIDT and its effect on influenza management, using a national sample of ED visits...
  9. pmc Seasonality of acute otitis media and the role of respiratory viral activity in children
    Chris Stockmann
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:314-9. 2013
    ..AOM and respiratory viruses both display seasonal variation. Our objective was to examine the temporal association between circulating respiratory viruses and the occurrence of pediatric ambulatory care visits for AOM...
  10. pmc Pediatricians' perspectives on the impact of MRSA in primary care: a qualitative study
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 9:27. 2009
    ..It is unknown how this epidemic has impacted primary care pediatricians in terms of their practice patterns and barriers they face to providing recommended therapies...
  11. doi request reprint Antimicrobial stewardship in pediatric care: strategies and future directions
    Jason G Newland
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City, Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 32:735-43. 2012
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  12. pmc The changing epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease at a tertiary children's hospital through the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era: a case for continuous surveillance
    Krow Ampofo
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:228-34. 2012
    ..We recognized an opportunity to describe the changes in epidemiology, clinical syndromes, and serotype distribution during a 14-year period including 4 years before vaccine introduction and spanning the entire PCV7 era...
  13. doi request reprint Antibiotic prescribing during pediatric ambulatory care visits for asthma
    Ian M Paul
    Department of Pediatrics, HS83, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Pediatrics 127:1014-21. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the frequency of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing during US ambulatory care pediatric asthma visits as well as the patient, provider, and systemic variables associated with such practice...
  14. pmc Underdiagnosis of pediatric obesity during outpatient preventive care visits
    Anisha I Patel
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94118, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:405-9. 2010
    ....
  15. pmc National trends in visit rates and antibiotic prescribing for children with acute sinusitis
    Daniel J Shapiro
    Division of General Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Pediatrics 127:28-34. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine whether similar trends occurred for children with acute sinusitis...
  16. doi request reprint Economic analysis of rapid and sensitive polymerase chain reaction testing in the emergency department for influenza infections in children
    Richard E Nelson
    From the IDEAS Center, Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT Intermountain Healthcare, Pediatric Clinical Program, Salt Lake City, UT Department of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT and Associated Regional and University Pathologists, Inc, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Salt Lake City, UT
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:577-82. 2015
    ..However, the cost-effectiveness of rapid multiplex PCR assays for influenza has not been compared with other diagnostic methods in children...
  17. pmc Characteristics of antimicrobial studies registered in the USA through ClinicalTrials.Gov
    Chris Stockmann
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 42:161-6. 2013
    ..Leveraging the application of these data to guide the careful selection of antimicrobial agents will be essential to preserve their utility for years to come. ..
  18. pmc Evolving epidemiologic characteristics of invasive group a streptococcal disease in Utah, 2002-2010
    Chris Stockmann
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, 84108, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:479-87. 2012
    ..Invasive group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Recent national surveillance data report stable rates of invasive GAS disease, although these may not capture geographic variation...
  19. doi request reprint Decreasing frequency of asthma education in primary care
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Asthma 47:21-5. 2010
    ..Our objective was to describe national trends in the provision of asthma education by primary care physicians in office settings...
  20. doi request reprint Factors associated with prolonged emergency department length of stay for admitted children
    Arpi Bekmezian
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:110-5. 2011
    ..To estimate the prevalence of and to identify factors associated with prolonged emergency department length-of-stay (ED-LOS) for admitted children...
  21. doi request reprint Pediatric emergency departments are more likely than general emergency departments to treat asthma exacerbation with systemic corticosteroids
    Arpi Bekmezian
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0110, USA
    J Asthma 48:69-74. 2011
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy in pediatrics: an opportunity to expand antimicrobial stewardship
    Elizabeth D Knackstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:222-4. 2015
    ..At least one modification definitely or possibly would have been recommended for 78% of episodes. For more than 40% of episodes, outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy was potentially not indicated...
  23. doi request reprint Linezolid use in hospitalized children
    Adam L Hersh
    From the Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT and Children s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, Kansas City, MO
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:e14-8. 2014
    ..Linezolid was responsible for 3% of total antibiotic expenditures. Children with respiratory, oncologic or transplant conditions were the most frequently treated with linezolid. ..
  24. pmc Unmet diagnostic needs in infectious disease
    Anne J Blaschke
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Electronic address
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 81:57-9. 2015
    ..Information gained from this survey can help inform recommendations for new diagnostic test development in the future. ..
  25. doi request reprint Desired vancomycin trough serum concentration for treating invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal infections
    Adam Frymoyer
    From the Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco, CA and Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:1077-9. 2013
    ..A trough of 7-10 μg/mL predicted achievement of AUC/MIC >400 in >90% of children. ..
  26. pmc A comparison of inpatient versus outpatient resistance patterns of pediatric urinary tract infection
    Kara N Saperston
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California University of Utah ALH, Salt Lake City, Utah
    J Urol 191:1608-13. 2014
    ..Prior single center studies showed that antibiotic resistance patterns differ between outpatients and inpatients. We compared antibiotic resistance patterns for urinary tract infection between outpatients and inpatients on a national level...
  27. doi request reprint Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome among children in North America
    Ritu Banerjee
    Department of Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:736-9. 2011
    ..To better characterize Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated hemolytic-uremic syndrome (SP-HUS), we report the largest series of SP-HUS among children in North America...
  28. doi request reprint Lessons Learned in Antibiotic Stewardship: Fluoroquinolone Use in Pediatrics
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
    J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 4:57-9. 2015
    ..This highlights the impact of physicians' perception of direct patient harm in antibiotic decision making which has implications for antibiotic stewardship. ..
  29. doi request reprint Bartonella vinsonii endocarditis in an adolescent with congenital heart disease
    Liset Olarte
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:531-4. 2012
    ..berkhoffii endocarditis in a 19-year-old male with congenital heart disease. Diagnosis was established by Bartonella antibodies detected by immunofluorescence, and polymerase chain reaction amplification and sequencing from blood...
  30. pmc Antibiotic selection for purulent skin and soft-tissue infections in ambulatory care: a decision-analytic approach
    Adam L Hersh
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:179-84. 2009
    ..We sought to identify the antibiotic strategy with the highest probability of activity and to identify threshold values for epidemiologic variables including bacterial prevalence and antibiotic resistance...
  31. doi request reprint Evaluation of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy at a Veterans Affairs Hospital
    Emily Sydnor Spivak
    1Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health System, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:1103-5. 2015
    ..Forty-one percent of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy courses were potentially avoidable, including 22% involving infectious diseases consultation...
  32. doi request reprint Inpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatrics: A Systematic Review
    Michael J Smith
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
    J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 4:e127-35. 2015
    ..The clinical and economic outcomes associated with pediatric antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) and other supplemental antimicrobial stewardship (AS) interventions have not been well described or reviewed...
  33. doi request reprint Primary care physician smoking screening and counseling for patients with chronic disease
    Kevin E Nelson
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, 100 Mario Capecchi Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 71:77-82. 2015
    ..Physician treatment improves smoking cessation. Little data describes smoking treatment guideline uptake for patients with chronic cardiopulmonary smoking-sensitive diseases...
  34. pmc Association between vancomycin trough concentration and area under the concentration-time curve in neonates
    Adam Frymoyer
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:6454-61. 2014
    ..More robust clinical dosing support tools are needed to help clinicians with dose individualization. ..
  35. pmc Macrophage activation syndrome in children with systemic lupus erythematosus and children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Tellen D Bennett
    Pediatric Critical Care, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84158 1289, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 64:4135-42. 2012
    ..To describe patient demographics, interventions, and outcomes in hospitalized children with macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) complicating systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...