Samuel C. Stubblefield, MD
Treating children with Kawasaki disease and coronary enlargement
August 22, 2019
An important new study reveals a treatment protocol that decreases the rate of aneurysm enlargement.
Comparison of analgesia methods for neonatal circumcision
August 20, 2018
One of the primary risks of neonatal circumcision is pain during and after the procedure.
Optimal rate of flow for high-flow nasal cannula in young children
January 10, 2018
The optimal high-flow nasal cannula rate to decrease effort of breathing for children
Pediatric acute appendicitis: Is it time for nonoperative treatment (NOT)?
December 1, 2017
Nonoperative treatment may be a reasonable alternative to standard surgical management for acute uncomplicated appendicitis in children.
Postdischarge antibiotics for complicated pneumonia
February 7, 2017
Study shows treatment failure of complicated pneumonia is uncommon, occurs at same rate for both oral and PICC treatment.
Diluted Apple Juice Versus Electrolyte Solution in Gastroenteritis
October 13, 2016
Is diluted apple juice inferior to apple-flavored electrolyte oral rehydration solution in children with mild dehydration due to acute gastroenteritis?
Standardized Clinical Pathways’ Effects on Outcomes
June 17, 2016
Clinical question: What are the effects of implementing standardized clinical pathways on length of stay, cost, readmissions, and patient quality of life? [caption id="attachment_13645" align="alignright" width="150"] Dr.
Effects of Low-Literacy Asthma Action Plans on Provider Counseling
February 22, 2016
Clinical question: Can physician counseling for asthma care be improved by using low-literacy asthma action plans? Background: Although asthma action plans are recommended for all children with asthma and have been associated with improved medication adherence, written asthma action plans are giv
Pediatric Trigger Tool Helps Identify Inpatient Pediatric Harm
October 29, 2015
Clinical question: Can a trigger tool identify harms for hospitalized children? Background: An estimated 400,000 people die annually in the United States as a result of hospital-associated harm.
Childhood Bacteremia and Antibiotics Usage in the Emergency Department
July 6, 2015
How vaccination against pneumococcus has changed microbiology of pediatric bacteremia