Recent Publications

Below is a section of manuscripts from the past 2 years by faculty and fellows in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Faculty and fellows are listed in bold and fellows are denoted by an asterisk*.Manuscript authorship as part of a group is denoted by a hashtag#.

PENDING

  1. Luetje M*, Kannikeswaran N, Arora R, Farooqi A, Sivaswamy L. Utility of neuroimaging in children presenting to a pediatric emergency department with ataxia. Peds Emerg Care. August 2016, Accepted.

  2. Delaroche A *, Sivaswamy L, Farooqi A, Kannikeswaran N. Pediatric Stroke Clinical Pathway improves the time to diagnosis in an Emergency Department. Pediatr Neurol. August 2016, Accepted.

  3. Stankovic C, Wolff M, Macias C. A National Patient Safety Curriculum in PEM. Peds Emerg Care. August 2016, Submitted.

  4. Panepinto J A, Scott JP, Badaki-Makun O, Darbari DS, Chumpitazi CE, Airewele GE, Ellison AM, Smith-Whitley K, Mahajan P, Sarnaik SA, Casper TC, Cook LJ, Leonard J, Hulbert ML, Powell EC, Liem RI, Hickey R, Krishnamurti L, Hillery CA, Brousseau DC. Determining the longitudinal validity and meaningful differences in HRQL of the PedsQL(tm) Sickle Cell Disease Module. Health Qual Life Out. July 2016, Submitted.

  5. Mahajan P, Shah B. Pediatric Emergency Medicine in India – the Time is Now! Indian Pediatr. September 2015, Submitted.

  6. Nypaver M, Spencer S, Hebert K, Stanley R, Rogers A, Mahajan P. Successful emergency department interventions that reduce time to antibiotics in febrile pediatric oncology patients. PAM15-1033, August 2015, Submitted

  7. Arentz B, Harkema J, Morishita M, Solanger K, Krouse H, Mahajan P, Hammad A, Jamil H. A Prospective Study of Environmental Pollution, Asthma, and Healthcare Utilization in Vulnerable Young Arab Americans" has been successfully submitted to Environmental Health Perspectives. Envir Health Per. August 2015, Submitted.

  8. O’Connell K, Mahajan P, Chamberlain J, et al. Incident Reporting to Improve Patient Safety: The Effects of Process Variance on Pediatric Patient Safety in the Emergency Department. Peds Emerg Care. August 2015, Accepted.

2016

  1. Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Mejias A, Suarez N, Chaussabel D, Casper TC, Smith B, Alpern ER, Anders J, Atabaki SM, Bennett JE, Blumberg S, Bonsu B, Borgialli D, Brayer A, Browne L, Cohen DM, Crain EF, Cruz AT, Dayan PS, Gattu R, Greenberg R, Hoyle JD Jr, Jaffe DM, Levine DA, Lillis K, Linakis JG, Muenzer J, Nigrovic LE, Powell EC, Rogers AJ, Roosevelt G, Ruddy RM, Saunders M, Tunik MG, Tzimenatos L, Vitale M, Dean JM, Ramilo O; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Association of RNA Biosignatures With Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants Aged 60 Days or Younger. JAMA. 2016 Aug 23;316(8):846-857. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.9207. PMID: 27552618

  2. Tunik MG, Powell EC, Mahajan P, Schunk JE, Jacobs E, Miskin M, Zuspan SJ, Wootton-Gorges S, Atabaki SM, Hoyle JD Jr, Holmes JF Jr, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Clinical Presentations and Outcomes of Children With Basilar Skull Fractures After Blunt Head Trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jul 25. pii: S0196-0644(16)30163-9. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.04.058. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27471139

  3. Hsu D, Nypaver M, Fein DM, McAneney C, Santen S, Nagler J, Zuckerbraun N, Roskind CG, Reynolds S, Zaveri P, Stankovic C, House JB, Langhan M, Titus MO, Dahl-Grove D, Klasner AE, Ramirez J, Chang T, Jacobs E, Chapman J, Lumba-Brown A, Thompson T, Mittiga M, Eldridge C, Heffner V, Herman BE, Kennedy C, Madhok M, Kou M. Essentials of PEM Fellowship Part 2: The Profession in Entrustable Professional Activities. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Jun;32(6):410-8. PMID: 27253361

  4. Mahajan P, Batra P. Training Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialists in India: Authors Reply. Indian Pediatr. 2016 May 8;53(5):437-438. PMID: 27254064

  5. Borgialli DA, Mahajan P, Hoyle JD Jr, Powell EC, Nadel FM, Tunik MG, Foerster A, Dong L, Miskin M, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Performance of the Pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale Score in the Evaluation of Children with Blunt Head Trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Aug;23(8):878-84. PMID: 27197686

  6. Mathias E*, Sethuraman U. Ischemic Stroke of the Spinal Cord: A Pediatric Emergency in an Otherwise Healthy Child. J Emerg Med. 2016 Jul;51(1):73-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.03.001. Epub 2016 May 4. PMID: 27131834

  7. Blumberg SM, Mahajan PV, OʼConnell KJ, Chamberlain JM, Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Lichenstein R, Funai T, Lillis KA; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Radiologic Safety Events Within a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Network. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27055167

  8. Kannikeswaran N, Lieh-Lai M, Malian M, Wang B, Farooqi A, Roback MG. Optimal dosing of intravenous ketamine for procedural sedation in children in the ED-a randomized controlled trial. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Aug;34(8):1347-53. PMID: 27216835

  9. Niu B, Tilford B, Duffy E, Kobiyashi H, Ryan K, Johnson M, Page B, Martin C, Caldwell R, Mahajan P. Feasibility and Reliability of Pediatric Early Warning Score (PEWS) in the Emergency Department. J Nurs Care Qual. J Nurs Care Qual. 2016 Apr-Jun;31(2):161-6. PMID: 26855268

  10. Mathias E*, Sethuraman U. ABCs of Safety and Quality for the Pediatric Resident and Fellow. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2016 Apr;63(2):303-15. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2015.11.003. Review. PMID: 27017037

  11. Alisic E, Hoysted C, Kassam-Adams N, Landolt MA, Curtis S, Kharbanda AB, Lyttle MD, Parri N, Stanley R, Babl FE. #Mahajan P. Psychosocial Care for Injured Children: Worldwide Survey among Hospital Emergency Department Staff. J Pediatr. 2016 Mar;170:227-233. PMID: 26707581

  12. Whitcomb V*, Hartwig E. An Unexpected Guest: A Case of Cutaneous Furuncular Myiasis: The 2013 PEMpix Photo Competition Winner. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Mar;32(3):183-4. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000730. PMID: 26928098

  13. Joseph CL, Lu M, Stokes-Bruzzelli S, Johnson DA, Duffy E, Demers M, Zhang T, Ownby DR, Zoratti E, Mahajan P. Initiating an online asthma management program in urban emergency departments: the recruitment experience. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Jan;116(1):43-8. PMID: 26596405 PMCID: PMC4695271

  14. Kuppermann N, Mahajan P. Role of Serum Procalcitonin in Identifying Young Febrile Infants With Invasive Bacterial Infections: One Step Closer to the Holy Grail? JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Jan 1;170(1):17-8. PMID: 26595161

2015

  1. Mahajan P, Batra P, Shah B, et al. The 2015 Academic College of Emergency Experts in India’s INDO-US Joint Working Group (JWG) white paper on establishing an academic department and training pediatric emergency medicine specialists in India. Indian Pediatr. 2015 Dec 8;52(12):1061-71. PMID: 26713991

  2. Benza N, Stankovic C. Visual Diagnosis: A 2-month-old Boy With an Unusual Rash. Pediatr Rev. 2015 Dec;36(12):e43-6. PMID: 26628740

  3. Shah AP, Indra S*, Kannikeswaran N, Hartwig E, Kamat D. Diagnostic Approach to Limp in Children. Pediatr Ann. 2015 Dec 1;44(12):548-56. PMID: 26678234

  4. Felt J*, Arora R, Sethuraman U. Respiratory Distress in an Infant: An Uncommon Cause for a Common Complaint. J Emerg Med. 2015 Nov 14. PMID: 26589564

  5. Brousseau DC, Scott JP, Badaki-Makun O, Darbari DS, Chumpitazi CE, Airewele GE, Ellison AM, Smith-Whitley K, Mahajan P, Sarnaik SA, Casper TC, Cook LJ, Dean JM, Leonard J, Hulbert ML, Powell EC, Liem RI, Hickey R, Krishnamurti L, Hillery CA, Nimmer M, Panepinto JA. A multi-center randomized controlled trial of intravenous magnesium for sickle cell pain crisis in children. B Blood. 2015 Oct 1;126(14):1651-7. Impact Factor: 10.452/ 9.567 (5-Year Impact Factor). PMID: 26232172.

  6. Kannikeswaran N, Shah A, Fichadia U, Arora R. A Kick in the Groin. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Oct;54(11):1113-6. PMID: 25520368

  7. Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Tunik M, Yen K, Atabaki S, Lee L, Ellison A, Bonsu B, Cook L, Holmes J. Comparison of Clinician Suspicion Versus a Clinical Prediction Rule In Identifying Children At Risk for Intra-abdominal Injuries after Blunt Torso Trauma. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Sep;22(9):1034-41. PMID: 26302354

  8. Ruddy RM, Chamberlain J, Mahajan P, et al. Near misses and unsafe conditions reported in a Pediatric Emergency Research Network. BMJ Open. 2015 Sep 2;5(9):e007541. PMID: 26338681 PMCID: PMC4563227

  9. Wisner DH, Kuppermann N, Cooper A, Menaker J, Ehrlich P, Kooistra J, Mahajan P, Lee L, Cook LJ, Yen K, Lillis K, Holmes JF. Management of Children with Solid Organ Injuries after Blunt Torso Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Aug;79(2):206-14. Impact Factor: 2.736 / 2.746 (5-Year Impact Factor). PMID: 26218687

  10. Deakyne SJ, Bajaj L, Hoffman J, Alessandrini E, Ballard DW, Norris R, Tzimenatos L, Swietlik M, Tham E, Grundmeier RW, Kuppermann N, Dayan PS; #Mahajan P, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Development, Evaluation and Implementation of Chief Complaint Groupings to Activate Data Collection: A Multi-Center Study of Clinical Decision Support for Children with Head Trauma. Appl Clin Inform. 2015 Aug 19;6(3):521-35.

  11. Indra S*, Arora R. Fever, Genital Pain, and Genital Ulcers. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Jul 6. PMID: 26149845

  12. Sethuraman U, Kannikeswaran N, Murray KP, Zidan MA, Chamberlain JM. Prescription errors before and after introduction of electronic medication alert system in a pediatric emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Jun;22(6):714-9. PMID: 25998704

  13. Hebert K, Haritos D, Kannikeswaran N. A floppy baby. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Jun;31(6):419-21. PMID: 26035495

  14. Lichenstein R, O'Connell K, Funai T, Blumberg S, Shaw K, Ruddy R, Mahajan PV, Chamberlain JM. Laboratory Errors in a Pediatric Emergency Department Network: An Analysis of Incident Reports. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]. Impact Factor: 1.046/ 1.025 (5-Year Impact Factor). PMID: 25834966.

  15. Olsen CS, Kuppermann N, Jaffe DM, Brown K, Babcock L, Mahajan PV, Leonard JC; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Cervical Spine Injury Study Group. Inter-observer agreement in retrospective chart reviews for factors associated with cervical spine injury in children. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Apr;22(4):487-91. Impact Factor: 2.006/ 2.282 (5-Year Impact Factor). PMID: 25779540

  16. Powell EC, Atabaki SM, Wootton-Gorges S, Wisner D, Mahajan P, Glass T, Miskin M, Stanley RM, Jacobs E, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N. Isolated linear skull fractures in children with blunt head trauma. Pediatrics. 2015 Apr;135(4):e851-7. Impact Factor: 5.473/ 6.169 (5-Year Impact Factor). PMID: 25780067.

  17. Holsti M, Zemek R, Baren J, Stanley RM, Mahajan P, Vance C, Brown KM, Gonzalez V, King D, Jacobsen K, Shreve K, van de Bruinhorst K, Jones AM, Chamberlain JM. Variation of community consultation and public disclosure for a pediatric multi-centered "Exception from Informed Consent" trial. Clin Trials. 2015 Feb;12(1):67-76. Impact Factor: 1.925/ 2.012 (5-Year Impact Factor). PMID: 25369796

  18. Arora R, Saraiya S, Niu X, Thomas RL, Kannikeswaran N. Post tonsillectomy hemorrhage: who needs intervention? Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Feb;79(2):165-9. PMID: 25547960

  19. Welch RD, Nicholas K, Durkalski-Mauldin VL, Lowenstein DH, Conwit R, Mahajan PV, Lewandowski C, Silbergleit R; Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Network Investigators. Intramuscular midazolam versus intravenous lorazepam for the prehospital treatment of status epilepticus in the pediatric population. Epilepsia. 2015 Feb;56(2):254-62. Impact Factor: 4.571 / 4.424 (5-Year Impact Factor). PMID: 25597369. PMCID: PMC4386287.

  20. Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Suarez N, Mejias A, Casper C, Dean JM, Ramilo O; Febrile Infant Working Group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). RNA transcriptional biosignature analysis for identifying febrile infants with serious bacterial infections in the emergency department: a feasibility study. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Jan;31(1):1-5. Impact Factor: 1.046/ 1.025 (5-Year Impact Factor). PMID: 25526020. PMCID: PMC4300534.