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Emergency Medicine Publications

Below are recent publications by faculty members in the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
  1. Field MR, Ambroggio L, Lorenz D, Shah SS, Ruddy RM, Florin TA  Time to Clinical Stability in Children With Community-Acquired Pneumonia.  Pediatrics  2024 May 01;153(5). pii:e2023063480
  2. Hoffmann JA, Corboy JB, Liu L, Cieslak K, Pergjika A, Patel TR, Bardach NS, Alpern ER  Use of Electronic Health Record-Based Measures to Assess Quality of Care for Pediatric Agitation.  Hosp Pediatr  2024 May 01;14(5):319-327. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2023-007532
  3. Florin TA, Freedman SB, Xie J, Funk AL, Tancredi DJ, Kim K, Neuman MI, Yock-Corrales A, Bergmann KR, Breslin KA  et al.  Features Associated With Radiographic Pneumonia in Children with SARS-CoV-2.  J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc  2024 Apr 24;13(4):257-259. doi:10.1093/jpids/piae015
  4. Hoffmann JA, Carter CP, Olsen CS, Ashby D, Bouvay KL, Duffy SJ, Chamberlain JM, Chaudhary SS, Glomb NW, Grupp-Phelan J  et al.  Pediatric mental health emergency department visits from 2017 to 2022: A multicenter study.  Acad Emerg Med  2024 Apr 02;. doi:10.1111/acem.14910
  5. Ramgopal S, Cotter JM, Navanandan N, Ambroggio L, Michelson KA, Florin TA  Radiographic uncertainty and outcomes of children with lower respiratory tract infections.  Pediatr Pulmonol  2024 Feb 28;. doi:10.1002/ppul.26943
  6. Szymczak JE, Hayes AA, Labellarte P, Zighelboim J, Toor A, Becker AB, Gerber JS, Kuppermann N, Florin TA  Parent and Clinician Views on Not Using Antibiotics for Mild Community-Acquired Pneumonia.  Pediatrics  2024 Jan 01;153(2). pii:e2023063782
  7. Florin TA, Ramilo O, Banks RK, Schnadower D, Quayle KS, Powell EC, Pickett ML, Nigrovic LE, Mistry R, Leetch AN  et al.  Radiographic pneumonia in young febrile infants presenting to the emergency department: secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study.  Emerg Med J  2023 Dec 22;41(1):13-19. doi:10.1136/emermed-2023-213089
  8. Rees CA, Kuppermann N, Florin TA  Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children.  Pediatr Emerg Care  2023 Dec 01;39(12):968-976. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000003070
  9. Hoffmann JA, Carter CP, Olsen CS, Chaudhari PP, Chaudhary S, Duffy S, Glomb N, Goyal MK, Grupp-Phelan J, Haasz M  et al.  Pediatric Firearm Injury Emergency Department Visits From 2017 to 2022: A Multicenter Study.  Pediatrics  2023 Dec 01;152(6). pii:e2023063129
  10. Sheehan K, Bartell TR, Doobay-Persaud AA, Adler MD, Mangold KA  Where in the world: Mapping medical student learning using the Social and Structural Determinants of Health Curriculum Assessment Tool (SSDH CAT).  Med Educ Online  2023 Dec;28(1):2178979. pii:2178979
  11. Trainor JL, Glaser NS, Tzimenatos L, Stoner MJ, Brown KM, McManemy JK, Schunk JE, Quayle KS, Nigrovic LE, Rewers A  et al.  Clinical and Laboratory Predictors of Dehydration Severity in Children With Diabetic Ketoacidosis.  Ann Emerg Med  2023 Aug;82(2):167-178. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2023.01.001
  12. Hoffmann JA, Pergjika A, Liu L, Janssen AC, Walkup JT, Johnson JK, Alpern ER, Corboy JB  Standardizing and Improving Care for Pediatric Agitation Management in the Emergency Department.  Pediatrics  2023 Jul 01;152(1). pii:e2022059586
  13. Ramgopal S, Cotter JM, Navanandan N, Shah SS, Ruddy RM, Ambroggio L, Florin TA  Viral Detection Is Associated With Severe Disease in Children With Suspected Community-Acquired Pneumonia.  Pediatr Emerg Care  2023 Jul 01;39(7):465-469. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000002982
  14. Everson TM, Kaczor K, Makoroff K, Meyers G, Rosado N, Charleston E, Bertocci G, Young A, Flores J, Lehnig K  et al.  Epigenetic differences in stress response gene FKBP5 among children with abusive vs accidental injuries.  Pediatr Res  2023 Jul;94(1):193-199. doi:10.1038/s41390-022-02441-w
  15. Mangold KA, Williams AL, Ngongo W, Liveris M, Caruso Brown AE, Adler MD, Campbell M  Expert Consensus Guidelines for Assessing Students on the Social Determinants of Health.  Teach Learn Med  2023;35(3):256-264. doi:10.1080/10401334.2022.2045490
  16. Navanandan N, Thompson T, Pyle L, Florin TA  Defining Treatment Response for Clinical Trials of Pediatric Acute Asthma.  J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract  2023 May;11(5):1450-1458.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2022.12.033
  17. Ramgopal S, Ambroggio L, Lorenz D, Shah SS, Ruddy RM, Florin TA  Incorporation of biomarkers into a prediction model for paediatric radiographic pneumonia.  ERJ Open Res  2023 Mar;9(2). pii:00339-2022
  18. Ramgopal S, Cotter JM, Navanandan N, Ambroggio L, Florin TA  Disease severity of community-acquired pneumonia among children with medical complexity.  Pediatr Pulmonol  2023 Mar;58(3):967-970. doi:10.1002/ppul.26269
  19. Florin TA, Melnikow J, Gosdin M, Ciuffetelli R, Benedetti J, Ballard D, Gausche-Hill M, Kronman MP, Martin LA, Mistry RD  et al.  Developing Consensus on Clinical Outcomes for Children with Mild Pneumonia: A Delphi Study.  J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc  2023 Feb 27;12(2):83-88. doi:10.1093/jpids/piac123
  20. Hoffmann JA, Attridge MM, Carroll MS, Simon NE, Beck AF, Alpern ER  Association of Youth Suicides and County-Level Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas in the US.  JAMA Pediatr  2023 Jan 01;177(1):71-80. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.4419
  21. Ramgopal S, Sanchez-Pinto LN, Horvat CM, Carroll MS, Luo Y, Florin TA  Artificial intelligence-based clinical decision support in pediatrics.  Pediatr Res  2023 Jan;93(2):334-341. doi:10.1038/s41390-022-02226-1
  22. Balamuth F, Florin TA  Risk Stratifying Febrile Children in the Emergency Department: An Ongoing Challenge.  Pediatr Crit Care Med  2022 Dec 01;23(12):1089-1091. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000003095
  23. Ramgopal S, Horvat CM, Adler MD  Varying Estimates of Sepsis among Adults Presenting to US Emergency Departments: Estimates from a National Dataset from 2002-2018.  J Intensive Care Med  2022 Nov;37(11):1451-1459. doi:10.1177/08850666221080060
  24. Florin TA, Lorenz D, Ramgopal S, Burns R, Rainwater D, Benedetti J, Ruddy RM, Gerber JS, Kuppermann N  Feasibility and reliability of telemedicine examinations for respiratory distress in children: A pilot study.  J Telemed Telecare  2022 Sep 27;:1357633X221125833. doi:10.1177/1357633X221125833
  25. Ramgopal S, Lorenz D, Ambroggio L, Navanandan N, Cotter JM, Florin TA  Identifying Potentially Unnecessary Hospitalizations in Children With Pneumonia.  Hosp Pediatr  2022 Sep 01;12(9):788-806. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2022-006608
  26. Ehrlich PF, Pulcini CD, De Souza HG, Hall M, Andrews A, Zima BT, Fein JA, Chaudhary S, Hoffmann JA, Fleegler EW  et al.  Mental Health Care Following Firearm and Motor Vehicle-related Injuries: Differences Impacting Our Treatment Strategies.  Ann Surg  2022 Sep 01;276(3):463-471. doi:10.1097/SLA.0000000000005557
  27. Freedman SB, Kuppermann N, Funk AL, Kim K, Xie J, Tancredi D, Dalziel SR, Neuman MI, Mintegi S, Plint AC  et al.  Corticosteroids and Other Treatments Administered to Children Tested for SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Emergency Departments.  Acad Pediatr  2022;22(7):1200-1211. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2022.04.006
  28. Jain PG, McBride ME, Caliendo A, Eppich W  Effects of Longitudinal Coaching on Relationships and Feedback Processes in Pediatric Subspecialty Fellowships-An Interpretive Description Study.  J Grad Med Educ  2022 Aug;14(4):458-465. doi:10.4300/JGME-D-21-00936.1
  29. Pierce MC, Kaczor K, Olszewski AE  The Disproportionality of Poverty, Race, and Ethnicity With Child Maltreatment Reporting.  Pediatrics  2022 Aug 01;150(2). pii:e2022056501
  30. Witting CS, Simon NE, Lorenz D, Murphy JS, Nelson J, Lehnig K, Alpern ER  Sepsis Electronic Decision Support Screen in High-Risk Patients Across Age Groups in a Pediatric Emergency Department.  Pediatr Emerg Care  2022 Aug 01;38(8):e1479-e1484. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000002709
  31. Ramgopal S, Lorenz D, Navanandan N, Cotter JM, Shah SS, Ruddy RM, Ambroggio L, Florin TA  Validation of Prediction Models for Pneumonia Among Children in the Emergency Department.  Pediatrics  2022 Jul 01;150(1). pii:e2021055641
  32. Campbell M, Liveris M, Caruso Brown AE, Williams AL, Ngongo W, Persell S, Mangold KA, Adler MD  Assessment and Evaluation in Social Determinants of Health Education: a National Survey of US Medical Schools and Physician Assistant Programs.  J Gen Intern Med  2022 Jul;37(9):2180-2186. doi:10.1007/s11606-022-07498-1
  33. Chaiyachati BH, Wood JN, Carter C, Lindberg DM, Chun TH, Cook LJ, Alpern ER,   Emergency Department Child Abuse Evaluations During COVID-19: A Multicenter Study.  Pediatrics  2022 Jul 01;150(1). pii:e2022056284
  34. Bertocci G, Smalley C, Brown N, Dsouza R, Hilt B, Thompson A, Bertocci K, McKinsey K, Cory D, Pierce MC  Head biomechanics of video recorded falls involving children in a childcare setting.  Sci Rep  2022 May 21;12(1):8617. pii:8617
  35. Aronson PL, Schaeffer P, Ponce KA, Gainey TK, Politi MC, Fraenkel L, Florin TA  Stakeholder Perspectives on Hospitalization Decisions and Shared Decision-Making in Bronchiolitis.  Hosp Pediatr  2022 May 01;12(5):473-482. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2021-006475
  36. Narang SK, Sachdev KK, Bertocci KL, Pierre-Wright MJ, Kaczor K, Bertocci G, Pierce MC  Re: A response to Professor Findley's critique - Overturned abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome convictions in the United States: Prevalence, legal basis and medical evidence.  Child Abuse Negl  2022 May;127:105578. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2022.105578
  37. Zhou AZ, Lorenz D, Simon NJ, Florin TA  Emergency department diagnosis and management of constipation in the United States, 2006-2017.  Am J Emerg Med  2022 Apr;54:91-96. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2022.01.065
  38. Bertocci G, Brown NP, Thompson A, Bertocci K, Adolphi NL, Dvorscak L, Pierce MC  Femur morphology in healthy infants and young children.  Clin Anat  2022 Apr;35(3):305-315. doi:10.1002/ca.23825
  39. Baca JE, Foster CC, Simon NE, Lorenz D, Gregg ME, Schinasi DA  Children's Hospital Transfers From Referring Emergency Departments: Which Patients Bypassed the Pediatric Emergency Department?  Pediatr Emerg Care  2022 Mar 01;38(3):e1046-e1052. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000002652
  40. Schinasi DA, Colgan J, Nadel FM, Hales RL, Lorenz D, Donoghue AJ  A Brief, Just-in-Time Sedation Training in the Pediatric Emergency Department Improves Performance During Adverse Events Encountered in Simulated Procedural Sedations.  Pediatr Emerg Care  2022 Mar 01;38(3):e1030-e1035. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000002657
  41. Kou M, Donoghue AJ, Stacks H, Kochman A, Semião M, Nash M, Siegel D, Ku L, Debski J, Chen JY  et al.  Impact of Personal Protective Equipment on the Performance of Emergency Pediatric Procedures by Prehospital Providers.  Disaster Med Public Health Prep  2022 Feb;16(1):86-93. doi:10.1017/dmp.2020.128
  42. Powell EC, Tarr PI, Freedman SB  In reply.  Ann Emerg Med  2022 Jan;79(1):88-89. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2021.09.430
  43. Ramgopal S, Ambroggio L, Lorenz D, Shah SS, Ruddy RM, Florin TA  A Prediction Model for Pediatric Radiographic Pneumonia.  Pediatrics  2022 Jan 01;149(1). pii:e2021051405
  44. Powell EC, Roskind CG, Schnadower D, Olsen CS, Casper TC, Tarr PI, O'Connell KJ, Levine AC, Poonai N, Schuh S  et al.  Oral Ondansetron Administration in Children Seeking Emergency Department Care for Acute Gastroenteritis: A Patient-Level Propensity-Matched Analysis.  Ann Emerg Med  2022 Jan;79(1):66-74. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2021.06.003
  45. Trainor JL, Pittsenbarger ZE, Joshi D, Adler MD, Smith B, Gupta RS  Outcomes and Factors Associated With Prehospital Treatment of Pediatric Anaphylaxis.  Pediatr Emerg Care  2022 Jan 01;38(1):e69-e74. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000002146

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