Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Factors Associated with Adverse Outcomes among Febrile Young Infants with Invasive Bacterial InfectionsJournal of Pediatrics.  204:177-182.e1. 2019
2018 Certified Child Life Specialists Lessen Emotional Distress of Children Undergoing Laceration Repair in the Emergency DepartmentPediatric Emergency Care.  34:603-606. 2018
2018 Epidemiology and Etiology of Invasive Bacterial Infection in Infants ≤60 Days Old Treated in Emergency DepartmentsJournal of Pediatrics.  200:210-217.e1. 2018
2018 Time to Pathogen Detection for Non-ill Versus Ill-Appearing Infants ≤60 Days Old With Bacteremia and MeningitisHospital pediatrics.  8:379-384. 2018
2018 Predictors of emergency department discharge following pediatric drowningAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine.  36:446-449. 2018
2018 Herpes simplex virus infection in infants undergoing meningitis evaluationPediatrics.  141. 2018
2017 What happens to the “good saves”?Resuscitation.  121:A4-A5. 2017
2017 Correction of Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein in Infants with Traumatic Lumbar PuncturesPediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  36:1006-1008. 2017
2017 Impact of Enteroviral Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing on Length of Stay for Infants 60 Days Old or YoungerJournal of Pediatrics.  189:169-174.e2. 2017
2017 Interpretation of Cerebrospinal Fluid White Blood Cell Counts in Young Infants With a Traumatic Lumbar PunctureAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  69:622-631. 2017
2017 Lidocaine Pretreatment Reduces the Discomfort of Intranasal Midazolam Administration: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled TrialAcademic Emergency Medicine.  24:161-167. 2017
2015 Ability of pediatric emergency medicine physicians to identify anatomic landmarks with the assistance of ultrasound prior to lumbar puncture in a simulated obese modelPediatric Emergency Care.  31:15-19. 2015
2015 When will we get there? The quandary of investigation in pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrestResuscitation.  97:A3-A4. 2015
2010 Enhancing patient safety in the pediatric emergency department: Teams, communication, and lessons from crew resource managementPediatric Emergency Care.  26:942-948. 2010
2007 Ventricular septal defect secondary to a unique mechanism of blunt trauma: A case reportPediatric Emergency Care.  23:31-32. 2007

Teaching Activities

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of South Carolina System : Columbia 2004
  • Medical University of South Carolina Medical Cente, Residency 2007
  • Childrens Hospital of Alabama, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2010
  • Full Name

  • Christopher Pruitt