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Emergency Medicine - Research Funding


(listed alphabetically by Principal Investigator or by Section faculty member involved)

Clinical Investigation of the Prevalence of RSV in the Non-Peak Months
Co-Principal Investigators: Eric A. Simões, MB, BS, DCH, MD, and Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH
Source: MedImmune, Inc.
Amount: $200,000/yr
Term: 2006 - 2008

Development and Implementation of an Injury-Free Coalition for Kids® Based at The Children's Hospital and Located in Fort Lupton, CO
Co-Principal Investigators: Kathryn D. Emery, MD, and S. Glenn Faries, MD
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Children's Hospital
Amount: $48,980/yr
Term: 2003 - 2007

Jungle Mobile: A Mobile Injury Prevention Project for Children
Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Allison Hawkes, MD, MS, Theresa Rapstine, RN, and Victoria Cassenbaugh, RN
Term: 1998 - ongoing

Local Resistance Patterns in Urinary Tract Infections: A Restrospective Review
Primary Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Callie Gibbs-Black, MD
Term: 2002 - 2006

Time Until Tolerating Oral fluids and Change in ß-Hydroxybutarate Levels over Time in Children with Dehydration Associated with Vomiting After Rehydration with Normal Saline vs. Dextrose 5% Normal Saline
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth O'Hara, MD
Source: Pediatric Clinical Translational Research Center
Amount: $3,000/yr
Term: 2007 - 2008

Bedside Use of B-Hydroxybutyrate Meter
Consultant: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Source: Abbott Laboratories
Amount: $15,000/yr
Term: 2008

The Role of Innate Immunity in Acute Onset and Remission of Type 1 Diabetes
Principal Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Source: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Amount: $200,000/yr
Term: 2008 - 2011

SEARCH for Diabetes in the Youth
Principal Investigator: Dana Dabelea, MD, PhD
Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC
Amount: $3,500,000
Term: 2000 - 2012

A Comparison of Oral Prednisone vs. Oral Dexamethasone in the Management of Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations
Principal Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Richard Greenberg, MD
Amount: $40,000
Term: 2003 - ongoing

Reduction of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Children
Principal Investigator: Keith Cavanaugh, MD
Co-Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the State Tobacco Education and Prevention Program
Amount: $185,097/yr
Term: 2007 - 2008

The Association Between Emergency Department Resources and Pediatric Asthma-Related Quality Indicators
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Source: American Lung Association - SB-35832-N
Amount: $40,000
Term: 2007 - 2009

Association of Parental Depression and Child Health Utilization Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, John Steiner, MD, David Price, MD, Perry Dickinson, MD, and David Magid, MD
Source: Primary Care Research Unit, University of Colorado Denver
Amount: $30,000
Term: 2002 - 2006

Emergency Department Overcrowding and Quality of Acute Asthma Care and Acute Long Bone Fracture Care for Children
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Source: Emergency Medicine Foundation - PN200612-078
Amount: $49,851
Term: 2007 - 2008

Emergency Department Overcrowding and Quality of Acute Asthma Care for Children
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS - 1 R03 SH016418-01A1
Amount: $49,985
Term: 2007 - 2009

Comparison of Three Early Educational Interventions Following Pediatric Concussion
Principal Investigator: Michael Kirkwood PhD, ABPP/CN
Co-Principal Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Source: Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund - G06905 (310010)
Amount: $50,000
Term: 2005 - 2006

Development and Implementation of an Injury-Free Coalition for Kids®, Based at The Children's Hospital and Located in Fort Lupton, CO
Co-Primary Investigators: Kathryn D. Emery, MD, and S. Glenn Faries, MD
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Children's Hospital
Amount: $48,980/yr
Term: 2003-2007

Jungle Mobile: A Mobile Injury Prevention Project for Children
Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Allison Hawkes, MD, MS, Theresa Rapstine, RN, and Victoria Cassenbaugh, RN
Term: 1998-ongoing

A Screening Tool for the Detection of Child Abuse in the Emergency Department Setting
Joint Project with the Child Advocacy Protection Team

Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Domestic Violence Policies in Pediatric Emergency Departments
Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Sheila Sullivan, MD, Andrew P. Sirotnak, MD, and Stephanie Stronks-Knapp, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Local Resistance Patterns in Urinary Tract Infections: A Restrospective Review
Primary Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Co-Investigator: Callie Gibbs-Black, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Western Registry of Diabetes in Youth (SEARCH)
Principal Investigators: Richard Hamman, MD, DrPH, and Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - 448 CCU819241
Amount: $600,000/yr
Term: 2000-2005

Quality System Improvement
Co-Investigator: Ethan S. Wiener, MD
Amount: $30,000
Term: 2004-2005

Amnestic Effects of Ketamine Sedation
Principal Investigator: Davis Hurley, MD
Co-Investigator: Mark Roback, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Effect of Ondansetron on Ketamine Sedation-Associated Vomiting
Principal Investigator: William T. Langston, MD
Co-Investigators: Joseph E. Wathen, MD, and Mark G. Roback, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute
Amount: $2,000
Term: 2002-ongoing

Decision Rules for Obtaining Radiographs in Pediatric Knee Injuries
Principal Investigator: Brian Moore, MD
Co-Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Term: 1998-ongoing

Correlation of Hemolysis with Factitious Hyperkalemia
Principal Investigator: Heather Owens, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Epidemiology of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Principal Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Co-Investigator: Joan P. Bothner, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

Femur Fractures and Associated Injuries
Principal Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Co-Investigators: Kathryn D. Emery, MD, and F. Keith Battan, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

IV vs. IM Ketamine Sedation in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute
Amount: $35,000
Term: 2000-ongoing

Are Chest X-Rays Required for all First-Time Wheezers?
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigators: Mark E. Anderson, MD, and John D. Strain, MD
Term: 1998-ongoing

Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Sedation Drugs Used in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigators: Joseph E. Wathen, MD, and Joan P. Bothner, MD
Term: 1999-ongoing

Pediatric Resuscitation Practice and Success Rate
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigator: Rebecca Fastle, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

A Comparison of Oral Prednisone vs. Oral Dexamethasone in the Management of Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations
Principal Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Richard Greenberg, MD
Term: 2003-ongoing

Predictors of Which Patients Will Benefit from Observations vs. Hospital Admission
Principal Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

The Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Children with AGE
Principal Investigator: Carl Shaw, MD
Term: 2002-2005

Association of Parental Depression and Child Health Utilization Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, John Steiner, MD, David Price, MD, Perry Dickinson, MD, and David Magid, MD
Source: Primary Care Research Unit, University of Colorado Denver
Amount: $30,000
Term: 2002-ongoing

Association of Parental Mental Illness and Child Health Utilization Outcomes: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2002-ongoing

Spectrum, Cost and Patterns of Health Care Among Children and Adolescents with Mental Illness: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2003-ongoing

Spectrum, Cost and Patterns of Health Care Among Children and Adults with Sports-Related Injuries: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Principal Investigators: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH, and Greg Guttierez, MD
Co-Investigators: Jack Westfall, MD, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2003-ongoing

Mental Health-Related Pediatric Emergency Department Visits: An Indicator of Barriers to Primary Mental Health Services
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, Marianne Z. Wamboldt, MD, Dru Hunter, MSW, and Steve Sarche, MD
Term: 2003-ongoing

Costs of Childhood Physical Abuse: Comparing Inflicted and Unintentional Head Injuries in Colorado Children Under Three Years Old
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Anne Libby, PhD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Management of Acute Gastroenteritis Visits to Emergency Departments Based on the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1993-2001
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2001-ongoing

Management of Bronchiolitis Visits to Emergency Departments Based on the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1993-2001
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2001-ongoing

Comparison of Fascia Iliaca Compartment Nerve Block to Traditional Systemic Analgesics for Femur Fractures in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Co-Investigators: Glen Merritt, MD, Gaia Georgopoulos, MD, and F. Keith Battan, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute - G06630
Amount: $17,594
Term: 2001-ongoing

Pediatric EKG Interpretation Accuracy by Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians
Principal Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Co-Investigators: Arleta Rewers, MD, PhD, Angela Yetman MD, and Michael Schaffer, MD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Head CT in the Evaluation of 1st Afebrile Seizures
Principal Investigator: Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Mark G. Roback, MD, Carol Okada, MD, and Rebecca Fastle, MD
Term: 2000-2004

The Truth About Language Barriers
Principal Investigator: Sonja Burbano-O'Leary, MD
Co-Investigator: Stephen G. Federico, MD
Source: Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Amount: $3,000
Term: 2001-2003

Seat Belt and Car Safety Seat Use in SUVs
Primary Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Lisa Hardin Van Bramer, MD, and Kevin Raines, MD
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - STNH22-01-H-05-257
Amount: $350,000
Term: 2001-2003

Development and Implementation of an Injury-Free Coalition for Kids®, Based at The Children's Hospital and Located in Fort Lupton, CO
Co-Primary Investigators: Kathryn D. Emery, MD, and S. Glenn Faries, MD
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Children's Hospital
Amount: $48,980/yr
Term: 2003-2007

Childhood Injury Prevention Concerns of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigator: Glenn Faries, MD
Amount: $15,000
Term: 2002-2003

Jungle Mobile: A Mobile Injury Prevention Project for Children
Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Allison Hawkes, MD, MS, Theresa Rapstine, RN, and Victoria Cassenbaugh, RN
Term: 1998-ongoing

A Screening Tool for the Detection of Child Abuse in the Emergency Department Setting
Joint Project with the Child Advocacy Protection Team

Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Domestic Violence Policies in Pediatric Emergency Departments
Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Sheila Sullivan, MD, Andrew P. Sirotnak, MD, and Stephanie Stronks-Knapp, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Local Resistance Patterns in Urinary Tract Infections: A Restrospective Review
Primary Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Co-Investigator: Callie Gibbs-Black, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Peak Flow vs. Spirometry in Acute Asthma
Principal Investigator: David Gutglass, MD
Term: 1997-2003

Western Registry of Diabetes in Youth (SEARCH)
Principal Investigators: Richard Hamman, MD, DrPH, and Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - 448 CCU819241
Amount: $600,000/yr
Term: 2000-2005

Quality System Improvement
Co-Investigator: Ethan S. Wiener, MD
Amount: $30,000
Term: 2004-2005

Physician-Based Practice Pattern Variations in the Management of AGE
Co-Investigator: Elizabeth Powell, MD, MPH
Term: 2001-2003

Amnestic Effects of Ketamine Sedation
Principal Investigator: Davis Hurley, MD
Co-Investigator: Mark Roback, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

ETS Reduction Counseling for Families of Asthmatic Children
Principal Investigator: Mary Klinnert, PhD
Co-Investigators: S. Glenn Faries, MD, Mark Anderson, MD, and Melbourne Hovell, PhD
Source: Colorado Tobacco Research Program
Amount: $524,944
Term: 2001-2004

Effect of Ondansetron on Ketamine Sedation-Associated Vomiting
Principal Investigator: William T. Langston, MD
Co-Investigators: Joseph E. Wathen, MD, and Mark G. Roback, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute
Amount: $2,000
Term: 2002-ongoing

Decision Rules for Obtaining Radiographs in Pediatric Knee Injuries
Principal Investigator: Brian Moore, MD
Co-Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Term: 1998-ongoing

Correlation of Hemolysis with Factitious Hyperkalemia
Principal Investigator: Heather Owens, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Blood B-Hydroxybutyrate Levels During the Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Primary Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Co-Investigator: H. Peter Chase, MD
Source: Abbott Laboratories, Inc.
Amount: $65,000
Term: 2003-2004

Cerebral Ischemia and Cerebral Edema in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Primary Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Co-Investigators: Georgeanna J. Klingensmith, MD, and John D. Strain, MD
Source: University of California, Davis and The Children's Hospital Research Institute
Amount: $18,790
Term: 2003-2004

Epidemiology of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Principal Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Co-Investigator: Joan P. Bothner, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

Femur Fractures and Associated Injuries
Principal Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Co-Investigators: Kathryn D. Emery, MD, and F. Keith Battan, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

IV vs. IM Ketamine Sedation in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute
Amount: $35,000
Term: 2000-ongoing

Are Chest X-Rays Required for all First-Time Wheezers?
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigators: Mark E. Anderson, MD, and John D. Strain, MD
Term: 1998-ongoing

Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Sedation Drugs Used in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigators: Joseph E. Wathen, MD, and Joan P. Bothner, MD
Term: 1999-ongoing

Pediatric Resuscitation Practice and Success Rate
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigator: Rebecca Fastle, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

Effect of NPO Time on the Incidence of Adverse Events in Pediatric Sedation and Analgesia
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigators: Joseph E. Wathen, MD, and Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH
Term: 2000-2003

A Comparison of Oral Prednisone vs. Oral Dexamethasone in the Management of Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations
Principal Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Richard Greenberg, MD
Term: 2003-ongoing

Predictors of Which Patients Will Benefit from Observations vs. Hospital Admission
Principal Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

The Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Children with AGE
Principal Investigator: Carl Shaw, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Association of Parental Depression and Child Health Utilization Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, John Steiner, MD, David Price, MD, Perry Dickinson, MD, and David Magid, MD
Source: Primary Care Research Unit, University of Colorado Denver
Amount: $30,000
Term: 2002-ongoing

Association of Parental Mental Illness and Child Health Utilization Outcomes: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2002-ongoing

Spectrum, Cost and Patterns of Health Care Among Children and Adolescents with Mental Illness: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2003-ongoing

Spectrum, Cost and Patterns of Health Care Among Children and Adults with Sports-Related Injuries: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
Principal Investigators: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH, and Greg Guttierez, MD
Co-Investigators: Jack Westfall, MD, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2003-ongoing

Mental Health-Related Pediatric Emergency Department Visits: An Indicator of Barriers to Primary Mental Health Services
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, Marianne Z. Wamboldt, MD, Dru Hunter, MSW, and Steve Sarche, MD
Term: 2003-ongoing

Costs of Childhood Physical Abuse: Comparing Inflicted and Unintentional Head Injuries in Colorado Children Under Three Years Old
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Anne Libby, PhD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Management of Acute Gastroenteritis Visits to Emergency Departments Based on the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1993-2001
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2001-ongoing

Management of Bronchiolitis Visits to Emergency Departments Based on the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1993-2001
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, MPH, and Caroline Bublitz, MPH
Term: 2001-ongoing

Comparison of Fascia Iliaca Compartment Nerve Block to Traditional Systemic Analgesics for Femur Fractures in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Co-Investigators: Glen Merritt, MD, Gaia Georgopoulos, MD, and F. Keith Battan, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute - G06630
Amount: $17,594
Term: 2001-ongoing

Pediatric EKG Interpretation Accuracy by Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians
Principal Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Co-Investigators: Arleta Rewers, MD, PhD, Angela Yetman MD, and Michael Schaffer, MD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Head CT in the Evaluation of 1st Afebrile Seizures
Principal Investigator: Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Mark G. Roback, MD, Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA, Carol Okada, MD, and Rebecca Fastle, MD
Term: 2000-2004

Postreduction Management of Intussusception
Principal Investigator: Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Mark G. Roback, MD, and Shayne Bland, MSc
Term: 2000-2002

Emergency Medical Services for Children Partnership Grant
Principal Investigator: F. Keith Battan, MD
Source: US Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau -
FLAEMS01-00250
Amount: $122,000
Term: 2000-2001

L.O.C.O. (Latinos Overcoming Cultural Obstacles) "Needs Assessment for The Children's Hospital"
Principal Investigator: Sonja Burbano-O'Leary, MD
Co-Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Source: Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Amount: $3,000
Term: 2001

The Truth about Language Barriers
Principal Investigator: Sonja Burbano-O'Leary, MD
Co-Investigators: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA, and Stephen Federico, MD
Source: Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Amount: $3,000
Term: 2001-ongoing

Jungle Mobile: A Mobile Injury Prevention Project for Children
Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Allison Hawkes, MD, MS, Theresa Rapstine, RN, and Victoria Cassenbaugh, RN
Term: 1998-ongoing

A Screening Tool for the Detection of Child Abuse in the Emergency Department Setting
Joint Project with the Child Advocacy Protection Team

Principal Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Term: 2001

Seat Belt and Car Safety Seat Use in SUVs
Primary Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Lisa Hardin Van Bramer, MD, and Kevin Raines, MD
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - STNH22-01-H-05-257
Amount: $350,000
Term: 2001-2003

Childhood Injury Prevention Concerns of Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers in Weld County
Principle Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Source: Colorado Injury Control Research Center
Amount: $15,000
Term: 2002-2003

Domestic Violence Policies in Pediatric Emergency Departments
Principle Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Co-Investigators: Sheila Sullivan, MD, Andrew P. Sirotnak, MD, and Stephanie Stronks-Knapp, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Development of an Injury-Free Coalition for Kids
Principal Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Co-Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Resident Education in the Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Need for Atropine for Emergent Pediatric Intubations
Principal Investigator: Rebecca Fastle, MD
Co-Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Term: 1999-ongoing

Resuscitation Teaching at Primary Care Centers
Principal Investigator: Margaret Ferguson, MD
Co-Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Term: 1998-ongoing

Utility of Anaerobic Blood Cultures in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Stephen Freedman, MD
Co-Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Term: 2001-2003

PEM Collaborative Research Committee, Cerebral Edema and DKA
Principal Investigator: Nicole Glaser, MD
Co-Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Term: 1998-2001

Comparison of Oral Prednisone vs. Dexamethasone in Pediatric Asthma
Principal Investigator: Richard A. Greenberg, MD
Co-Investigators: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH, and Gwendolyn S. Kerby, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Peak Flow vs. Spirometry in Acute Asthma
Principal Investigator: David Gutglass, MD
Co-Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Term: 1997-ongoing

A.C.C.E.S.S. for Latinos: After-Hours Call Center and Extended Spanish Service
Principal Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Co-Investigators: Lauren Clark, PhD, RN, and Stephen Berman, MD
Term: 2001-2002

The Impact of Interpreters on Resource Utilization in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Co-Investigator: Jennifer McNulty, MD
Term: 1999-2002

Physician-Based Practice Pattern Variations in the Management of AGE
Principal Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Co-Investigator: Elizabeth Powell, MD, MPH
Term: 2001-ongoing

Practice Variation in the Management of Croup
Principal Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Co-Investigators: S. Glenn Faries, MD, and Steven R. Poole, MD
Term: 1999-2002

Regional After-Hours Urgent Care Provided by a Tertiary Children's Hospital
Principal Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Co-Investigators: S. Glenn Faries, MD, and Steven R. Poole, MD
Term: 2001-2002

Booster Seat Project
Principal Investigator: Lisa Hardin Van Bramer, MD
Co-Investigator: Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Source: Emergency Medical Services and Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute
Amount: $18,000
Term: 2001-2002

Association of Influenza with Bacterial Tracheitis
Principal Investigator: Ron L. Kaplan, MD
Co-Investigators: Mark G. Roback, MD, and Peggy Kelly, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Levalbuterol and Racemic Albuterol in Pediatric Patients Birth to 48 Months Old with Reactive Airways Disease in an Acute Setting
Principal Investigator: Gwendolyn S. Kerby, MD
Co-Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Term: 2001-2002

Effect of Ondansetron on Ketamine Sedation-Associated Vomiting
Principal Investigator: William T. Langston, MD
Co-Investigators: Joseph E. Wathen, MD, and Mark G. Roback, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute
Amount: $5,000
Term: 2002-ongoing

Effect of Medical Spanish Classes on Satisfaction of Hispanic Patients in Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Suzanne Mazor, MD
Co-Investigators: Vidya Chande, MD, Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA, and Steven Krug, MD
Term: 2000-2002

Interpretation of Traumatic Lumbar Punctures: Who Can Go Home?
Principal Investigator: Suzan Mazor, MD
Co-Investigators: Jennifer McNulty, MD, and Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Term: 2001-ongoing

How Is Emergency Department Decision-Making Affected by the Existence of Reliable Follow-Up?
Principal Investigator: Jennifer McNulty, MD
Co-Investigators: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA, and Steven Krug, MD
Term: 1999-2001

Decision Rules for Obtaining Radiographs in Pediatric Knee Injuries
Principal Investigator: Brian Moore, MD
Co-Investigators: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA, and Kathryn Emery, MD
Term: 1998-ongoing

Indications for Knee Radiographs in Pediatric Patients with Acute Knee Injuries/Validation of a Clinical Decision Rule
Principal Investigator: Brian Moore, MD
Co-Investigators: Carol Turner, MD, and Kathryn D. Emery, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

Correlation of Hemolysis with Facticous Hyperkalemia
Principal Investigator: Heather Owens, MD
Co-Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Term: 2002-ongoing

Acute Complication of Type 1 Diabetes in Children
Primary Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Co-Investigators: Mark G. Roback, MD, and Joan P. Bothner, MD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Childhood Pedestrian Injuries
Primary Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Femur Fractures and Associated Injuries
Principal Investigator: Arleta B. Rewers, MD, PhD
Co-Investigators: Kathryn D. Emery, MD, and F. Keith Battan, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

Are Chest X-Rays Required for all First-Time Wheezers?
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigators: Mark E. Anderson, MD, and John D. Strain, MD
Term: 1998-ongoing

Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Sedation Drugs Used in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigators: Joseph E. Wathen, MD, and Joan P. Bothner, MD
Term: 1999-ongoing

IV vs. IM Ketamine Sedation in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute
Amount: $35,000
Term: 2000-ongoing

Pediatric Resuscitation Practice and Success Rate
Principal Investigator: Mark G. Roback, MD
Co-Investigator: Rebecca Fastle, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

Predictors of Which Patients will Benefit from Observations vs. Hospital Admission
Principal Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: S. Glenn Faries, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Randomized, Double-Blind Study of Intravenous Fluids With and Without Dextrose in the Treatment of Dehydration in Pediatric Patients with Vomiting and Ketosis
Principal Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Term: 2002-ongoing

The Effect of Dehydration on the QT Interval of Healthy Children
Principal Investigator: Carl Shaw, MD
Co-Investigators: Joseph E. Wathen, MD, and Michael S. Schaffer, MD
Term: 2001

The Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Children with AGE
Principal Investigator: Carl Shaw, MD
Co-Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Term: 2002-ongoing

Use of Complementary Medicine in Pediatric Patients with Asthma
Principal Investigator: Alison Siegel Tothy, MD
Co-Investigator: Genie E. Roosevelt, MD, MPH
Term: 2001-2002

Associations between Insurance Type and Pediatric Admission Rate in Colorado, 1993-1999: Is Managed Care Fulfilling Its Promise?
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Jill Joseph, MD, PhD, and James K. Todd, MD
Term: 2000-ongoing

Associations of Parental Depression and Child Health Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Allison Kempe, MD, John Steiner, MD, David Price, MD, and David Magid, MD
Term: 2002-ongoing

Comparison of the Longitudinal Marginal Cost, Morbidity and Mortality of Inflicted and Unintentional Head Injuries in Young Children in a Nationwide Sample of Children's Hospitals
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Anne Libby, PhD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Costs of Childhood Physical Abuse: Comparing Inflicted and Unintentional Head Injuries in Colorado Inpatients Under Three Years Old
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Anne Libby, PhD
Term: 2001-ongoing

Epidemiology of Pediatric Psychiatric Visits to US Emergency Departments, Based on the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey 1995-1999
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Shayne Bland, MSc
Term: 2001-ongoing

Hospital-Level Predictors of Inefficiency Amongst Hospitalized Patients in New York State
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigators: Jill Joseph, MD, PhD, and Andrew Racine, MD, PhD
Term: 2000-ongoing

Management of Acute Gastroenteritis Visits to Emergency Departments Based on the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1995-1999
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Shayne Bland, MSc
Term: 2001-ongoing

Management of Bronchiolitis Visits to Emergency Departments Based on the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 1993-1999
Principal Investigator: Marion R. Sills, MD, MPH
Co-Investigator: Shayne Bland, MSc
Term: 2001-ongoing

Comparison of Fascia Iliaca Compartment Nerve Block to Traditional Systemic Analgesics for Femur Fractures in a Pediatric Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Co-Investigators: Glen Merritt, MD, Gaia Georgopoulos, MD, and F. Keith Battan, MD
Source: The Children's Hospital Research Institute
Amount: $17,594
Term: 2001-2004

Pediatric EKG Interpretation Accuracy by Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians
Principal Investigator: Joseph E. Wathen, MD
Co-Investigators: Arleta Rewers, MD, PhD, Angela Yetman MD, and Michael Schaffer MD
Term: 2001-ongoing

A Randomized Trial of Telephonic vs. On-Site Language Interpretation in a Pediatric ED
Principal Investigator: Ethan S. Wiener, MD
Co-Investigator: Louis C. Hampers, MD, MBA
Term: 2002-ongoing