MEDICAL SERVICES

Departments

Languages

  • English

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine , 1983 , Stony Brook , NY

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1993 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1997 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Correction to: Pediatric procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department: surveying the current European practice. Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Jun; 180(6):1815-1816. View abstract
  2. Pediatric procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department: surveying the current European practice. Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Jun; 180(6):1799-1813. View abstract
  3. The development of a Consensus Conference on Pediatric Procedural Sedation in the Emergency Department in Italy: from here where to? Ital J Pediatr. 2020 May 01; 46(1):57. View abstract
  4. Does Point-of-Care Gastric Ultrasound Correlate With Reported Fasting Time? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020 Jan 06. View abstract
  5. An international multidisciplinary consensus statement on fasting before procedural sedation in adults and children. Anaesthesia. 2020 03; 75(3):374-385. View abstract
  6. Unscheduled Procedural Sedation: A Multidisciplinary Consensus Practice Guideline. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 05; 73(5):e51-e65. View abstract
  7. Clinical Practice Guideline for Emergency Department Procedural Sedation With Propofol: 2018 Update. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 05; 73(5):470-480. View abstract
  8. Managing the Frightened Child. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 07; 74(1):30-35. View abstract
  9. Prolonged central apnoea after intravenous morphine administration in a 12-year-old male with a UGT1A1 loss-of-function polymorphism. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2019 01; 85(1):258-262. View abstract
  10. Reevaluating Fasting for Procedural Sedation. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 07 01; 172(7):622-623. View abstract
  11. An Enhanced Mechanistic Model For Capnography, With Application To CHF-COPD Discrimination. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2018 Jul; 2018:5267-5272. View abstract
  12. The Newest Threat to Emergency Department Procedural Sedation. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 08; 72(2):115-119. View abstract
  13. Teaching pain recognition through art: the Ramsay-Caravaggio sedation scale. Ital J Pediatr. 2018 Jan 31; 44(1):20. View abstract
  14. Emergency Department Pain Management in Children With Appendicitis in a Biethnic Population. Clin J Pain. 2017 Nov; 33(11):1014-1018. View abstract
  15. Fever in Children: Pearls and Pitfalls. Children (Basel). 2017 Sep 01; 4(9). View abstract
  16. Statistical analysis of the age dependence of the normal capnogram. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2017 Jul; 2017:345-348. View abstract
  17. Model-Based Estimation of Respiratory Parameters from Capnography, With Application to Diagnosing Obstructive Lung Disease. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2017 12; 64(12):2957-2967. View abstract
  18. Pulmonary aspiration during procedural sedation: a comprehensive systematic review. Br J Anaesth. 2017 Mar 01; 118(3):344-354. View abstract
  19. Characteristics of and Predictors for Apnea and Clinical Interventions During Procedural Sedation. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 11; 68(5):564-573. View abstract
  20. Removal of Foreign Bodies from the Ear and Nose. N Engl J Med. 2016 07 14; 375(2):194. View abstract
  21. In reply. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 05; 67(5):680. View abstract
  22. VIDEOS IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. Managing Procedural Anxiety in Children. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 21; 374(16):e19. View abstract
  23. Procedural sedation and its place in paediatric emergency medicine. Emerg Med J. 2016 Aug; 33(8):525-6. View abstract
  24. Ketamine and propofol sedation by emergency medicine specialists: mainstream or menace? Br J Anaesth. 2016 Apr; 116(4):449-51. View abstract
  25. Target-Controlled Infusions Could Improve the Safety and Efficacy of Emergency Department Propofol Sedation. Anesth Analg. 2016 Jan; 122(1):283-4. View abstract
  26. Model-based estimation of pulmonary compliance and resistance parameters from time-based capnography. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015 Aug; 2015:1687-90. View abstract
  27. Clustering of capnogram features to track state transitions during procedural sedation. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015 Aug; 2015:1699-702. View abstract
  28. The Numeric Scoring of Pain: This Practice Rates a Zero Out of Ten. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 05; 67(5):573-5. View abstract
  29. Current concepts in management of pain in children in the emergency department. Lancet. 2016 Jan 02; 387(10013):83-92. View abstract
  30. Appendicitis in children less than five years old: A challenge for the general practitioner. World J Clin Pediatr. 2015 May 08; 4(2):19-24. View abstract
  31. "This may hurt": predictions in procedural disclosure may do harm. BMJ. 2015 Feb 06; 350:h649. View abstract
  32. Ketofol for procedural sedation revisited: pro and con. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 May; 65(5):489-91. View abstract
  33. Sick kids look sick. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Jun; 65(6):633-5. View abstract
  34. Ketamine and intracranial pressure: no contraindication except hydrocephalus. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Jan; 65(1):52-4. View abstract
  35. Premedication with midazolam for urethral catheterization of febrile infants. Eur J Emerg Med. 2014 Aug; 21(4):314-8. View abstract
  36. Procedural sedation and analgesia in children. N Engl J Med. 2014 07 03; 371(1):91. View abstract
  37. Automated quantitative analysis of capnogram shape for COPD-normal and COPD-CHF classification. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Dec; 61(12):2882-90. View abstract
  38. Videos in clinical medicine. Procedural sedation and analgesia in children. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 10; 370(15):e23. View abstract
  39. What's in a name?: removing the term nonanesthesiologists from the sedation dialogue. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Apr; 30(4):288-9. View abstract
  40. High-flow nasal cannula oxygen for bronchiolitis in a pediatric ward: a pilot study. Eur J Pediatr. 2013 Dec; 172(12):1649-56. View abstract
  41. IgE-mediated food allergy in children. Lancet. 2013 Nov 16; 382(9905):1656-64. View abstract
  42. Clinical implications of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of procedural sedation agents in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Apr; 24(2):225-32. View abstract
  43. External laryngeal manipulation does not improve the intubation success rate by novice intubators in a manikin study. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Nov; 30(9):2005-10. View abstract
  44. Extremity fracture pain after emergency department reduction and casting: predictors of pain after discharge. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Sep; 60(3):269-77. View abstract
  45. Adverse event reporting tool to standardize the reporting and tracking of adverse events during procedural sedation: a consensus document from the World SIVA International Sedation Task Force. Br J Anaesth. 2012 Jan; 108(1):13-20. View abstract
  46. Capnography in spontaneously breathing preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2011 Sep; 46(9):896-902. View abstract
  47. Who owns deep sedation? Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):470-4. View abstract
  48. Videos in clinical medicine. Intraosseous catheter placement in children. N Engl J Med. 2011 Feb 24; 364(8):e14. View abstract
  49. Clinical practice guideline for emergency department ketamine dissociative sedation: 2011 update. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):449-61. View abstract
  50. Ketofol for procedural sedation? Pro and con. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):444-8. View abstract
  51. The taming of ketamine-40 years later. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Feb; 57(2):115-6. View abstract
  52. Laryngospasm during emergency department ketamine sedation: a case-control study. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Nov; 26(11):798-802. View abstract
  53. Anticholinergics and ketamine sedation in children: a secondary analysis of atropine versus glycopyrrolate. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Feb; 17(2):157-62. View abstract
  54. Detection of carbon dioxide thresholds using low-flow sidestream capnography in ventilated preterm infants. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Nov; 35(11):1942-9. View abstract
  55. Predictors of emesis and recovery agitation with emergency department ketamine sedation: an individual-patient data meta-analysis of 8,282 children. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 54(2):171-80.e1-4. View abstract
  56. Procedural sedation and analgesia outcomes in children after discharge from the emergency department: ketamine versus fentanyl/midazolam. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 54(2):191-97.e1-4. View abstract
  57. Predictors of airway and respiratory adverse events with ketamine sedation in the emergency department: an individual-patient data meta-analysis of 8,282 children. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Aug; 54(2):158-68.e1-4. View abstract
  58. Consensus-based recommendations for standardizing terminology and reporting adverse events for emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia in children. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Apr; 53(4):426-435.e4. View abstract
  59. Capnography: a valuable tool for airway management. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2008 Nov; 26(4):881-97, vii. View abstract
  60. Barriers to propofol use in emergency medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 52(4):392-8. View abstract
  61. Supplemental oxygen during propofol sedation: yes or no? Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Jul; 52(1):9-10. View abstract
  62. Training and credentialing in procedural sedation and analgesia in children: lessons from the United States model. Paediatr Anaesth. 2008 Jan; 18(1):30-5. View abstract
  63. Changes in respiratory and hemodynamic parameters during low-dose propofol sedation in combination with regional anesthesia for herniorrhaphy and genitourinary surgery in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2007 Oct; 17(10):934-41. View abstract
  64. Procedural sedation and analgesia research: state of the art. Acad Emerg Med. 2007 Feb; 14(2):170-8. View abstract
  65. Capnography for procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Aug; 50(2):172-81. View abstract
  66. Should I give ketamine i.v. or i.m.? Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Nov; 48(5):613-4. View abstract
  67. Fasting and emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia: a consensus-based clinical practice advisory. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Apr; 49(4):454-61. View abstract
  68. End-tidal carbon dioxide as a measure of acidosis among children with gastroenteritis. Pediatrics. 2006 Jul; 118(1):260-7. View abstract
  69. 15-second triage tool. The use of capnography for the rapid assessment & triage of critically injured patients & victims of chemical terrorism. JEMS. 2006 Jun; 31(6):60-2, 64-6, 68. View abstract
  70. Recurrent episodes of intractable laryngospasm during dissociative sedation with intramuscular ketamine. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2006 Apr; 22(4):247-9. View abstract
  71. Procedural sedation and analgesia in children. Lancet. 2006 Mar 04; 367(9512):766-80. View abstract
  72. Capnography as a rapid assessment and triage tool for chemical terrorism. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2005 Aug; 21(8):493-7. View abstract
  73. Exhaled nitric oxide levels during acute asthma exacerbation. Acad Emerg Med. 2005 Jul; 12(7):579-86. View abstract
  74. Replacing the outmoded term "nonanesthesiologist". Anesth Analg. 2005 Jun; 100(6):1862. View abstract
  75. The effectiveness of out-of-hospital use of continuous end-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring on the rate of unrecognized misplaced intubation within a regional emergency medical services system. Ann Emerg Med. 2005 May; 45(5):497-503. View abstract
  76. Capnogram shape in obstructive lung disease. Anesth Analg. 2005 Mar; 100(3):884-888. View abstract
  77. Clinical practice guideline for emergency department ketamine dissociative sedation in children. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Nov; 44(5):460-71. View abstract
  78. Ketamine is a safe, effective, and appropriate technique for emergency department paediatric procedural sedation. Emerg Med J. 2004 May; 21(3):271-2. View abstract
  79. Can the bispectral index monitor the sedation adequacy of intubated ED adults? Am J Emerg Med. 2004 Mar; 22(2):76-82. View abstract
  80. Bispectral index monitoring quantifies depth of sedation during emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia in children. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Feb; 43(2):247-55. View abstract
  81. Can Bispectral Index Monitoring Quantify Depth of Sedation during Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in the Pediatric Emergency Department?. Ann Emerg Med. 2004; 43:247-255. View abstract
  82. Propofol in emergency medicine: pushing the sedation frontier. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Dec; 42(6):792-7. View abstract
  83. Procedural Sedation and Analgesia. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. 2003. View abstract
  84. Preprocedural fasting state and adverse events in children undergoing procedural sedation and analgesia in a pediatric emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Nov; 42(5):636-46. View abstract
  85. A study of the Bispectral Index Monitor during procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Feb; 41(2):234-41. View abstract
  86. Can the bispectral index monitor quantify altered level of consciousness in emergency department patients? Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Feb; 10(2):175-9. View abstract
  87. Ventilatory response during dissociative sedation in children-a pilot study. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Feb; 10(2):140-5. View abstract
  88. Procedural sedation and analgesia for children in the emergency department. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2003 Feb; 21(1):121-39. View abstract
  89. Capnography in EMS. A powerful way to objectively monitor ventilatory status. JEMS. 2003 Jan; 28(1):28-30, 32-8, 41. View abstract
  90. Procedural Sedation. Wound Care Manual. 2002. View abstract
  91. Carbon dioxide monitoring in emergency medicine training programs. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2002 Aug; 18(4):251-3. View abstract
  92. Procedural sedation terminology: moving beyond "conscious sedation". Ann Emerg Med. 2002 Apr; 39(4):433-5. View abstract
  93. Accuracy of a new low-flow sidestream capnography technology in newborns: a pilot study. J Perinatol. 2002 Apr-May; 22(3):219-25. View abstract
  94. Pulmonary aspiration risk during emergency department procedural sedation--an examination of the role of fasting and sedation depth. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Jan; 9(1):35-42. View abstract
  95. Managing acute pain and anxiety in children undergoing procedures in the emergency department. Emerg Med (Fremantle). 2001 Sep; 13(3):293-304. View abstract
  96. Management of acute pain and anxiety in children undergoing procedures in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2001 Apr; 17(2):115-22; quiz 123-5. View abstract
  97. Continuous-flow nitrous oxide: searching for the ideal procedural anxiolytic for toddlers. Ann Emerg Med. 2001 Jan; 37(1):61-2. View abstract
  98. The semantics of ketamine. Ann Emerg Med. 2000 Nov; 36(5):480-2. View abstract
  99. Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: An Evolving Role for Respiratory Care Practitioners. Respiratory Therapy 2000;13:31-35. 2000. View abstract
  100. Sedation and analgesia for procedures in children. N Engl J Med. 2000 Mar 30; 342(13):938-45. View abstract
  101. Accuracy of capnography with a 30 foot nasal cannula for monitoring respiratory rate and end-tidal CO2 in children. J Clin Monit Comput. 2000; 16(4):259-62. View abstract
  102. Adverse events of procedural sedation and analgesia in a pediatric emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 1999 Oct; 34(4 Pt 1):483-91. View abstract
  103. Microstream capnograpy technology: a new approach to an old problem. J Clin Monit Comput. 1999 Aug; 15(6):403-9. View abstract
  104. Pediatric Procedural Sedation and Analgesia. 1999. View abstract
  105. Pediatric Sedation. Emergency Medicine. 1998. View abstract
  106. Sedation patterns in pediatric and general community hospital emergency departments. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1998 Apr; 14(2):99-103. View abstract
  107. Guidelines for Pediatric Procedural Sedation. 1998. View abstract
  108. Conscious sedation roundtable: a collaborative practice model for problem solving in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 1997 Apr; 23(2):153-5. View abstract
  109. On turbulent times for emergency medicine. Ann Emerg Med. 1995 Feb; 25(2):270-1. View abstract
  110. General trauma in a pediatric emergency department: spectrum and consultation patterns. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1993 Jun; 9(3):134-8. View abstract
  111. The spectrum and frequency of illness presenting to a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1991 Apr; 7(2):67-71. View abstract
  112. Performance differences between addicts and non-addicts. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1977 May 09; 52(3):299-306. View abstract