Clinical Pathways Publications

Abaya, R., Delgado, E., Scarfone, R., Reardon, A.M., Rodio, B., Simpkins, D., Mehta, V., Hayes, K. & Zorc, J. (2018). Improving efficiency of pediatric emergency asthma treatment by using metered dose inhaler. Journal of Asthma. DOI: 10.1080/02770903.2018.1514629

Lee, J., Rodio, B., Lavelle, J., Lewis, M., English, R., Hadley, S., Molnar, J., Jacobstein, C., Cianferoni, A., Spergel, J., Zielinski, L., Tsarouhas, N., & Brown-Whitehorn, T (2018). Improving Anaphylaxis Care: the Impact of a Clinical Pathway. Pediatrics. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-1616

Ellison, A., Smith-Whitely, K. Kittick, M., Schast, A., Norris, C., Hartung, H., McKnight, T., Coyne, E., & Lavelle, J. (2017). A Standardized Clinical Process to Decrease Hospital Admissions Among Febrile Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 40(2),111-115. DOI: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000001052.

Han, M., Fitzgerald, J.C., Balamuth, F., Keele, L., Alpern, E., Lavelle, J., Chilutti, M., Grundmeier, R., & Nadkami, V.M. (2017). Association of Delayed Antimicrobial Therapy with One-Year Mortality in Pediatric Sepsis. Shock. 48(1), 29-35. DOI: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000833.

English, R., Mehta, V., Powell, M., Riede, L., & Schast, A. (2017). Building a Clinical Quality Improvement Program. Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics.3, 342-352. DOI:10.1007/s40746-017-0102-z.

Murray, A. L., Alpern, E., Lavelle, J., & Mollen, C. (2017). Clinical Pathway Effectiveness: Febrile Young Infant Clinical Pathway in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatr Emerg Care.33 (9),e33-e37. DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000960.

Schilling, S., Deutsch, S., Gieseker, R., Molnar, J., Lavelle, J., & Scribano, P. (2017). Improving HIV post-exposure prophylaxis rates after pediatric acute sexual assault. Child Abuse & Neglect.69106-115. DOI: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.04.014.

Balamuth, F., Alpern, E., Funari, M.K., Hayes, K., Schast, A.P., Lavelle, J., Weiss, S., Fitzgerald, J., & Zorc, J (2017). Improving Recognition of Pediatric Severe Sepsis in the Emergency Department: Contributions of a Vital Sign Based Electronic Alert and Bedside Clinician Identification. Ann Emerg Med. 70(6),759-768.e. DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.03.019.

Srinivasan, V., Seiple, S., Nagle, M., Falk, S., Kubis, S., Lee, H., Sisko, M., Mascarenhas, M., & Irving, S. (2017). Improving the Performance of Anthropometry Measurements in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Pediatric Quality & Safety. 2(3),e022. DOI: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000022.

Scarfone, R., Murray, A., Gala, P., & Balamuth, F. (2017). Lumbar Puncture for All Febrile Infants 29-56 Days Old: A Retrospective Cohort Reassessment Study. Pediatrics. 187,200-205.e1. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.04.003.

Marchese, R., Schwartz, E., Heuer, G., Lavelle, J., Huh, J., Bell, L., Luan, X., & Zorc, J. (2017). Reducing radiation in children presenting to the ED with suspected ventricular shunt complication. Pediatrics. 139 (5),e20162431. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-2431.

Williams, R. P., Banwell, B., Berg, R. A., Dlugos, D. J., Donnelly, M., Ichord, R., Kessler, S.K., Lavelle, J., Massey, S.L., Hewlett, J., Parker, A., Topjian, A.A., & Abend, N.S. (2016). Impact of an ICU EEG monitoring pathway on timeliness of therapeutic intervention and electrographic seizure termination. Epilepsia. 57(5), 786-95. DOI: 10.1111/epi.13354.

Lavelle, J.M., Blackstone, M.M., Funari, M.K., Roper, C., Lopez, P., Schast, A., Taylor, A.M., Botos, C., Henien, M., & Shaw, K.N. (2016). Two-Step Process for ED UTI Screening in Febrile Young Children: Reducing Urethral Catheterization Rates. Pediatrics. 138 (1), e20153023. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-3023.

Balamuth, F., Weiss, S.L., Fitzgerald, J.C., Hayes, K., Centkowski, S., Chilutti, M., Grundmeier, R.W., Lavelle, J., & Alpern, E.R. (2016). Protocolized Treatment Is Associated With Decreased Organ Dysfunction in Pediatric Severe Sepsis. Pediatr Crit Care Med.17 (9), 817-22. DOI: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000858.

Muhly, W.T., Sankar, W.N., Ryan, K., Norton, A., Maxwell, A.G., DiMaggio, T., Farrell, S., Hughes, R., Gornitzky, A., Keren, R., McCloskey, J. & Flynn, J.M. (2016). Rapid Recovery Pathway Following Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Quality Report. Pediatrics. 137(4): e20151568.

Glatz, A.C., Keashen, R., Chang, J., Balsama, L.A., Dori, Y., Gillespie, M.J., Giglia, T.M., Raffini, L., & Rome J.J. (2015). Outcomes using a clinical practice pathway for the management of pulse loss following pediatric cardiac catheterization. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 85(1), 111-7. DOI: 10.1002/ccd.25686.

Lavelle, J., Schast, A., & Keren. R. (2015). Standardizing Care Processes and Improving Quality using Pathways and Continuous Quality Improvement. Curr Treat Options Peds. 1347–358 DOI: 10.1007/s40746-015-0026-4.