Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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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 Survey.JMIR Medical Education.  3:e2. 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 safetyJournal of Trauma.  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 traveling in motor vehicles.Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews2006
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 injuryJournal 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 injury.Journal 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
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 Pediatric pedestrian injuries: A community assessment using a hospital surveillance systemAcademic Emergency Medicine.  5:685-691. 1998
1998 Epidemiology of hospitalization for near-drowningSouthern Medical Journal.  91:253-255. 1998
1998 Toppled television sets cause significant pediatric morbidity and mortality.Pediatrics.  102. 1998
1997 Hypernatremia in diabetic ketoacidosisPractical Diabetes International.  14:159-161. 1997
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 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 ArrestArchives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.  149:210-214. 1995
1995 Outcome of Injury-Related Hospitalizations Among Youth AthletesArchives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.  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.  82:1468-1471+1478. 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 -Taylor and Francis-.  17:353-358. 1980

Education And Training

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

  • William King