Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 Evaluating teen driving knowledge and behaviors following educational outreachInjury Epidemiology.  7. 2020
2019 Teen Driving Education in a Pediatric Emergency Department: Effectiveness of a ToolkitSouthern Medical Journal.  112:562-565. 2019
2017 Risky Teen Driving in a Rural Southern StateSouthern Medical Journal.  110:343-346. 2017
2017 Pediatric Residents' perceptions of potential professionalism violations on social media: A US national surveyJMIR Medical Education.  3. 2017
2016 Therapeutic Error Calls among Older Adults Reported to a Regional Poison Control Center in AlabamaSouthern Medical Journal.  109:356-362. 2016
2016 Evaluating distracted driving behaviors in parents of children in suburban and rural areas of AlabamaJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  81:s48-s53. 2016
2014 Knowledge and management of sports concussions among coaches and certified athletic trainers in AlabamaSouthern Medical Journal.  107:418-423. 2014
2014 Teen driving behaviors in a rural Southern stateSouthern Medical Journal.  107:735-738. 2014
2014 Trends in Alabama teen driving death and injuryJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  77. 2014
2012 Emergency department poisoning visits in children younger than 6 years: Comparing referrals by a regional poison control center to referrals by other sourcesPediatric Emergency Care.  28:1343-1347. 2012
2012 Inappropriate home albuterol use during an acute asthma exacerbationAnnals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.  109:416-419. 2012
2012 A new after-hours clinic model provides cost-saving, faster care compared with a pediatric emergency departmentPediatric Emergency Care.  28:1162-1165. 2012
2012 Paramedic King Laryngeal tube airway insertion versus endotracheal intubation in simulated pediatric respiratory arrestPrehospital Emergency Care.  16:284-288. 2012
2011 Analysis of child passenger safety restraint use at a pediatric emergency departmentPediatric Emergency Care.  27:102-105. 2011
2011 Most common sports-related injuries in a pediatric emergency departmentClinical Pediatrics.  50:17-20. 2011
2010 Effects on a Poison Center's (PC) Triage and Follow-up After Implementing the No Ipecac Use PolicyJournal of Medical Toxicology.  6:122-125. 2010
2009 Effectiveness of fever education in a pediatric emergency departmentPediatric Emergency Care.  25:565-568. 2009
2009 Parental Preferences for Boarding Locations When a Children's Hospital Exceeds CapacityAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  53:762-766. 2009
2008 Bicycle injury documentation before and after charting interventionPediatric Emergency Care.  24:448-451. 2008
2007 The impact of education, legislation and service on Alabama child passenger safetyThe Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  63. 2007
2007 Accuracy of weight estimation methods for childrenPediatric Emergency Care.  23:227-230. 2007
2006 Interventions to increase booster seat use among 4-8 year olds: A Cochrane reviewInternational Journal of Epidemiology.  35:1136-1138. 2006
2006 Interventions to Increase Children's Booster Seat Use. A ReviewAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine.  31:185-192. 2006
2006 Accuracy and response time when clerks are used for telephone triageClinical Pediatrics.  45:267-269. 2006
2006 Interventions for promoting booster seat use in four to eight year olds travelling in motor vehiclesThe Clinical Respiratory Journal.  2012. 2006
2005 Descriptive epidemiology of infant ingestion calls to a regional poison control centerSouthern Medical Journal.  98:779-783. 2005
2005 Early developmental changes in IGF-I, IGF-II, IGF binding protein-1, and IGF binding protein-3 concentration in the cerebrospinal fluid of childrenPediatric Research.  58:89-93. 2005
2005 Availability and perceived competence of pediatricians to serve as child protection team medical consultants: A survey of practicing pediatriciansSouthern Medical Journal.  98:423-428. 2005
2004 A comparison of three sources of data on child homicideDeath Studies.  28:659-669. 2004
2004 A randomized clinical trial to assess the effects of tympanometry on the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis mediaPediatrics.  114:177-181. 2004
2004 A pilot trial comparing cerebral perfusion pressure-targeted therapy to intracranial pressure-targeted therapy in children with severe traumatic brain injury.Journal of Neurosurgery.  100:454-459. 2004
2004 A pilot trial comparing cerebral perfusion pressure-targeted therapy to intracranial pressure-targeted therapy in children with severe traumatic brain injuryJournal of Neurosurgery.  100:454-459. 2004
2003 Comparison of Two Forms of Albuterol for Treatment of Acute Bronchospasm in Pediatric PatientsSouthern Medical Journal.  96:440-444. 2003
2003 70-mph speed limit and motor vehicular fatalities on interstate highwaysAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine.  21:429-434. 2003
2003 Barriers to Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training in the State of AlabamaPediatric Emergency Care.  19:408-411. 2003
2003 National audit of emergency department child protection proceduresJournal of accident & emergency medicine.  20:222-224. 2003
2002 Evaluation of a portable clinical analyzer in the pediatric emergency department: Analysis of cost and turnaround timeSouthern Medical Journal.  95:634-638. 2002
2001 Measurement of pediatric illness severity using simple pretransport variablesPrehospital Emergency Care.  5:127-133. 2001
2000 Evaluation of emergency department referrals by telephone triage.Pediatrics.  105:819-821. 2000
2000 Can clinical parameters predict fractures in acute pediatric wrist injuries?Academic Emergency Medicine.  7:1152-1155. 2000
2000 Evaluation of emergency department referrals by telephone triagePediatrics.  105:819-821. 2000
1999 'The silent killer': Chronic acetaminophen toxicity in a toddlerPediatric Emergency Care.  15:43-46. 1999
1999 Clinical variable in pediatric wrist fracturesJournal of Investigative Medicine.  47. 1999
1999 Effect of ketorolac in pédiatrie sickle cell vaso-occlusive pain crisisPediatric Emergency Care.  15:179-182. 1999
1999 Survey of the stocking of poison antidotes in Alabama hospitalsSouthern Medical Journal.  92:1151-1156. 1999
1998 Outpatient pediatric burns: Using mapping to detect geographic areas at riskChild: Care, Health and Development.  4:399-406. 1998
1998 Epidemiology of hospitalization for near-drowningSouthern Medical Journal.  91:253-255. 1998
1998 Pediatric pedestrian injuries: A community assessment using a hospital surveillance systemAcademic Emergency Medicine.  5:685-690. 1998
1998 Toppled television sets cause significant pediatric morbidity and mortality.Pediatrics.  102. 1998
1997 Fatal iron intoxication in an infantSouthern Medical Journal.  90:1043-1047. 1997
1997 Clonidine poisoning in Jefferson County, AlabamaAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  29:511-517. 1997
1997 Hypernatremia in diabetic ketoacidosisPractical Diabetes International: the international journal for diabetes care teams worldwide.  14:159-161. 1997
1997 Pediatric telephone management, a comparison of pediatric residents and a nurse triage systemChild: Care, Health and Development.  2:311-317. 1997
1997 Respiratory depression in a child unintentionally exposed to transdermal fentanyl patchSouthern Medical Journal.  90:962-964. 1997
1997 Use of PRISM scores in triage of pediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis.American Journal of Managed Care.  3:253-258. 1997
1996 Effectiveness of child-resistant packaging on toxin procurement in young poisoning victimsVeterinary and human toxicology.  38:380-383. 1996
1996 Piercing injury hospitalization in childrenPediatric Emergency Care.  12:84-86. 1996
1996 A comparison of pediatric telephone management by residents versus nursesJournal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1996 Superwarfarin ingestion: Is observation alone the answer?Journal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1996 Use of prism scores to predict hospital stay in diabetic ketoacidosisJournal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1995 A comparison of cathartics in pediatric ingestions.Pediatrics.  96:235-238. 1995
1995 A comparison of cathartics in pediatric ingestionsPediatrics.  96:235-238. 1995
1995 Dystonic Reaction Following Recommended Use of a Cold SyrupAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  26:749-751. 1995
1995 Herbs and HIV: The health food industry’s answerSouthern Medical Journal.  88:911-913. 1995
1995 Inappropriate discharge instructions for youth athletes hospitalized for concussionPediatrics.  95:216-218. 1995
1995 Outcome and Cost at a Children's Hospital Following Resuscitation for Out-of-Hospital Cardiopulmonary ArrestJAMA Pediatrics.  149:210-214. 1995
1995 Outcome of Injury-Related Hospitalizations Among Youth AthletesJAMA Pediatrics.  149:1037-1039. 1995
1995 Percentage scattergram to depict changes in large amounts of data Over timeOphthalmic Epidemiology.  2:45-48. 1995
1994 Urban/rural differences in child passenger deathsPediatric Emergency Care.  10:34-36. 1994
1993 Prevention of bicycle-related injuries in childhood: Role of the caregiverSouthern Medical Journal.  86:859-864. 1993
1992 Albuterol overdose: A case report and differential diagnosisPediatric Emergency Care.  8:268-271. 1992
1992 Racial differences in childhood hospitalized pedestrian injuriesPediatric Emergency Care.  8:221-223. 1992
1992 The OPQ: a proposed instrument for predicting poisoning accident recurrence in young children.Veterinary and human toxicology.  34:448-452. 1992
1992 Variables predicting the need for a pediatric critical care transport teamPediatric Emergency Care.  8:1-3. 1992
1991 Fatal incidents involving pickup trucks in alabamaSouthern Medical Journal.  84:349-354. 1991
1991 Pediatric injury surveillance: Use of a hospital discharge data baseSouthern Medical Journal.  84:342-348. 1991
1991 Poison control centers: Can their value be measured?Southern Medical Journal.  84:722-726. 1991
1989 Ingestion of prescription drugs by children: An epidemiologic studySouthern Medical Journal.  82. 1989
1989 Pediatric critical care transport: Is a physician always needed on the team?Annals of Emergency Medicine.  18:247-249. 1989
1988 Pediatric prehospital care in a southern regional emergency medical service systemSouthern Medical Journal.  81:1473-1476. 1988
1984 Update on a new home hazard--the disc battery.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  21:431-432. 1984
1981 Getting syrup of ipecac into the homeVeterinary and human toxicology.  23:43. 1981
1980 Syrup of ipecac: A drug reviewClinical Toxicology.  17:353-358. 1980

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1989
  • Full Name

  • William King