Derek J Williams

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Predicting Severe Pneumonia Outcomes in Children
    Derek J Williams
    Departments of Pediatrics
    Pediatrics 138:. 2016
  2. pmc Antibiotic Choice for Children Hospitalized With Pneumonia and Adherence to National Guidelines
    Derek J Williams
    Divisions of Hospital Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, Nashville, Tennessee
    Pediatrics 136:44-52. 2015
  3. pmc Narrow vs broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy for children hospitalized with pneumonia
    Derek J Williams
    1161 21st Ave South, CCC 5311 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232
    Pediatrics 132:e1141-8. 2013
  4. doi Decline in gastroenteritis-related triage calls after rotavirus vaccine licensure
    Derek J Williams
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell, Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e872-8. 2012
  5. pmc Comparative effectiveness of antibiotic treatment strategies for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections
    Derek J Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2573, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e479-87. 2011
  6. doi Culture-negative osteoarticular infections in the era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Derek J Williams
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell, Jr Children s Hospital, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:523-5. 2011
  7. pmc Association of White Blood Cell Count and C-Reactive Protein with Outcomes in Children Hospitalized for Community-acquired Pneumonia
    Derek 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
  8. doi Discordant antibiotic therapy and length of stay in children hospitalized for urinary tract infection
    Karen E Jerardi
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:622-7. 2012
  9. pmc Respiratory Viral Detection in Children and Adults: Comparing Asymptomatic Controls and Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia
    Wesley H Self
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Infect Dis 213:584-91. 2016
  10. pmc Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Illness Severity among Children Hospitalized with Pneumonia
    Anna Ahn
    Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    J Pediatr 167:869-874.e1. 2015

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Predicting Severe Pneumonia Outcomes in Children
    Derek J Williams
    Departments of Pediatrics
    Pediatrics 138:. 2016
    ..Substantial morbidity and excessive care variation are seen with pediatric pneumonia. Accurate risk-stratification tools to guide clinical decision-making are needed...
  2. pmc Antibiotic Choice for Children Hospitalized With Pneumonia and Adherence to National Guidelines
    Derek J Williams
    Divisions of Hospital Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, Nashville, Tennessee
    Pediatrics 136:44-52. 2015
    ..We assessed the impact of these guidelines on antibiotic prescribing at 3 children's hospitals...
  3. pmc Narrow vs broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy for children hospitalized with pneumonia
    Derek J Williams
    1161 21st Ave South, CCC 5311 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232
    Pediatrics 132:e1141-8. 2013
    ..However, few studies have assessed the effectiveness of this strategy...
  4. doi Decline in gastroenteritis-related triage calls after rotavirus vaccine licensure
    Derek J Williams
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell, Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e872-8. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the impact of rotavirus vaccine implementation on gastroenteritis (GE)-related calls to a large telephone triage service in Tennessee...
  5. pmc Comparative effectiveness of antibiotic treatment strategies for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections
    Derek J Williams
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2573, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e479-87. 2011
    ..To compare the effectiveness of clindamycin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, and β-lactams for the treatment of pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections (SSTIs)...
  6. doi Culture-negative osteoarticular infections in the era of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Derek J Williams
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell, Jr Children s Hospital, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:523-5. 2011
    ..Despite no increase in severity during the study period, the duration of parenteral antibiotics for children with culture-negative OAIs more than tripled in 2004-2008 compared with 2002-2003...
  7. pmc Association of White Blood Cell Count and C-Reactive Protein with Outcomes in Children Hospitalized for Community-acquired Pneumonia
    Derek 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. ..
  8. doi Discordant antibiotic therapy and length of stay in children hospitalized for urinary tract infection
    Karen E Jerardi
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:622-7. 2012
    ..Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common reason for pediatric hospitalizations...
  9. pmc Respiratory Viral Detection in Children and Adults: Comparing Asymptomatic Controls and Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia
    Wesley H Self
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Infect Dis 213:584-91. 2016
    ..The clinical significance of viruses detected in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is often unclear...
  10. pmc Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Illness Severity among Children Hospitalized with Pneumonia
    Anna Ahn
    Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    J Pediatr 167:869-874.e1. 2015
    ..To assess the relationship between secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and disease severity among children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  11. pmc Association Between Hospitalization With Community-Acquired Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Pneumonia and Prior Receipt of Influenza Vaccination
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee2Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center GRECC, VA Tennessee Valley, Nashville
    JAMA 314:1488-97. 2015
    ..Few studies have evaluated the relationship between influenza vaccination and pneumonia, a serious complication of influenza infection...
  12. pmc Staphylococcus aureus Community-acquired Pneumonia: Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Outcomes
    Wesley H Self
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
    Clin Infect Dis 63:300-9. 2016
    ..Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and its clinical features remain incompletely understood, complicating empirical selection of antibiotics...
  13. doi Influenza coinfection and outcomes in children with complicated pneumonia
    Derek J Williams
    Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:506-12. 2011
    ..To determine the impact of influenza coinfection on outcomes for children with complicated pneumonia...
  14. pmc Accuracy of administrative billing codes to detect urinary tract infection hospitalizations
    Joel 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...
  15. pmc Comparison of clinical prediction models for resistant bacteria in community-onset pneumonia
    Wesley H Self
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    Acad Emerg Med 22:730-40. 2015
    ..Our objective was to compare performance of these algorithms for identifying patients infected with bacteria resistant to traditional community-acquired pneumonia antibiotics...
  16. pmc Time to clinical stability among children hospitalized with pneumonia
    Rachel B Wolf
    The Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Hosp Med 10:380-3. 2015
    ..Additional study is needed to further validate our findings...
  17. pmc Admission chest radiographs predict illness severity for children hospitalized with pneumonia
    Lauren McClain
    Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    J Hosp Med 9:559-64. 2014
    ..To assess whether radiographic findings predict outcomes among children hospitalized with pneumonia...
  18. pmc Utilization of viral molecular diagnostics among children hospitalized with community acquired pneumonia
    Grant S Schulert
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, Tennessee and
    Hosp Pediatr 4:372-6. 2014
    ..To examine whether results of a polymerase chain reaction-based respiratory viral panel (RVP) are associated with changes in antibiotic use or differential clinical outcomes among children hospitalized with pneumonia...
  19. pmc Frequency of peripherally inserted central catheter complications in children
    Angela Barrier
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:519-21. 2012
    ..3/1000 PICC days, and greater than 30% of PICCs developed at least one complication. Risk factors for complication include double-lumen PICCs, PICCs placed in the femoral vein, younger age, and greater number of daily doses...