Emergency Medicine | Fellowship | Research Projects
The Pediatric Department at the Washington University School of Medicine is conducting a large variety of research projects. Our department is part of the two Pediatric Emergency Medicine multicenter networks: PECARN and PEM CRC. We are also involved in multiple international research endeavors.
Below is a list of some of the current projects.
Randomized controlled trial of probiotics in children with acute gastroenteritis. 8 centers. PECARN. Funded by NICHD
PI: David Schnadower
Clinical and Basic Science Studies on Tropical Enteropathy, Malnutrition Treatment Protocols, Micronutrients, Plant Genetics and the Microbiome. Indi Trehan, Hannah Smith, Mark manary
Computer Assisted Self Interviews
Use of Computer Assisted Self Interviews in Pediatric Patients Presenting to the Emergendy Department.
PI: Fahd Ahmad
Concussion in Children Study
Functional MRI findings in Children with Concussions.
PI: Angela Lumba
Rapid Infusion Ketamine Techinque
Determining the minimum effective dose of ketamine when administered rapidly intravenously
PI: Dr. Kennedy, Sri Chinta, John McAllister, Charles Schrock
Laboratory and clinical predictors of HUS in children with bloody diarrhea. Funded by NIH/ICTS
PIs: Ryan Mckee, David Schnadower, Phil Tarr
C-spine Injuries in Children
Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Trauma at Very Low Risk of C-spine Injuries. (Pecarn). Funded by NIH.
PI: Julie Leonard
Massicve Transfusion Protocols in Trauma
Predictors and Outcomes of Massive Transfudion Protocols. Jennifer Horst, Ruth Hwu, Martin Keller, Phil Spinella and Julie Leonard
Predictors of Serious Bacterial Infections In Infants (PECARN). Site
PI: Kimberly Quayle
Nitrous Oxide Study
Measuring whether distress is reduced during IV starts when nitrous oxide is administered
PI: Dr. Kennedy
Development, testing and implementation of Emergency Information Forms in children with complex medical problems.
PIs: David Schnadower, Tara Copper, George Abraham
Retrospective review of infants with UTIs. 19 centers. PEM CRC.
PI: David Schnadower
Randomized controlled trial of magnesium in sickle cell pain crisis. PECARN.
Site PI: Julie Leonard