Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2017 Risky Teen Driving in a Rural Southern State 2017
2017 Pediatric Residents' Perceptions of Potential Professionalism Violations on Social Media: A US National Survey. 2017
2016 Therapeutic Error Calls among Older Adults Reported to a Regional Poison Control Center in Alabama 2016
2016 Evaluating distracted driving behaviors in parents of children in suburban and rural areas of Alabama 2016
2014 Knowledge and management of sports concussions among coaches and certified athletic trainers in Alabama 2014
2014 Teen driving behaviors in a rural Southern state 2014
2014 Trends in Alabama teen driving death and injury 2014
2012 Emergency department poisoning visits in children younger than 6 years: Comparing referrals by a regional poison control center to referrals by other sources 2012
2012 Inappropriate home albuterol use during an acute asthma exacerbation 2012
2012 A new after-hours clinic model provides cost-saving, faster care compared with a pediatric emergency department 2012
2012 Paramedic King Laryngeal tube airway insertion versus endotracheal intubation in simulated pediatric respiratory arrest 2012
2011 Analysis of child passenger safety restraint use at a pediatric emergency department 2011
2011 Most common sports-related injuries in a pediatric emergency department 2011
2010 Effects on a Poison Center's (PC) Triage and Follow-up After Implementing the No Ipecac Use Policy 2010
2009 Effectiveness of fever education in a pediatric emergency department 2009
2009 Parental Preferences for Boarding Locations When a Children's Hospital Exceeds Capacity 2009
2008 Bicycle injury documentation before and after charting intervention 2008
2007 The impact of education, legislation and service on Alabama child passenger safety 2007
2007 Accuracy of weight estimation methods for children 2007
2006 Interventions to increase booster seat use among 4-8 year olds: A Cochrane review 2006
2006 Interventions to Increase Children's Booster Seat Use. A Review 2006
2006 Accuracy and response time when clerks are used for telephone triage 2006
2006 Interventions for promoting booster seat use in four to eight year olds traveling in motor vehicles. 2006
2005 Descriptive epidemiology of infant ingestion calls to a regional poison control center 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 children 2005
2005 Availability and perceived competence of pediatricians to serve as child protection team medical consultants: A survey of practicing pediatricians 2005
2004 A comparison of three sources of data on child homicide 2004
2004 A randomized clinical trial to assess the effects of tympanometry on the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media 2004
2004 A pilot trial comparing cerebral perfusion pressure-targeted therapy to intracranial pressure-targeted therapy in children with severe traumatic brain injury 2004
2004 A pilot trial comparing cerebral perfusion pressure-targeted therapy to intracranial pressure-targeted therapy in children with severe traumatic brain injury. 2004
2003 Comparison of Two Forms of Albuterol for Treatment of Acute Bronchospasm in Pediatric Patients 2003
2003 70-mph speed limit and motor vehicular fatalities on interstate highways 2003
2003 Barriers to Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training in the State of Alabama 2003
2002 Evaluation of a portable clinical analyzer in the pediatric emergency department: Analysis of cost and turnaround time 2002
2001 Measurement of pediatric illness severity using simple pretransport variables 2001
2000 Evaluation of emergency department referrals by telephone triage. 2000
2000 Can clinical parameters predict fractures in acute pediatric wrist injuries? 2000
2000 Evaluation of emergency department referrals by telephone triage 2000
1999 'The silent killer': Chronic acetaminophen toxicity in a toddler 1999
1999 Clinical variable in pediatric wrist fractures 1999
1999 Effect of ketorolac in pédiatrie sickle cell vaso-occlusive pain crisis 1999
1999 Survey of the stocking of poison antidotes in Alabama hospitals 1999
1998 Outpatient pediatric burns: Using mapping to detect geographic areas at risk 1998
1998 Pediatric pedestrian injuries: A community assessment using a hospital surveillance system 1998
1998 Epidemiology of hospitalization for near-drowning 1998
1998 Toppled television sets cause significant pediatric morbidity and mortality. 1998
1997 Hypernatremia in diabetic ketoacidosis 1997
1997 Fatal iron intoxication in an infant 1997
1997 Clonidine poisoning in Jefferson County, Alabama 1997
1997 Pediatric telephone management, a comparison of pediatric residents and a nurse triage system 1997
1997 Respiratory depression in a child unintentionally exposed to transdermal fentanyl patch 1997
1997 Use of PRISM scores in triage of pediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis. 1997
1996 Effectiveness of child-resistant packaging on toxin procurement in young poisoning victims 1996
1996 Piercing injury hospitalization in children 1996
1996 A comparison of pediatric telephone management by residents versus nurses 1996
1996 Superwarfarin ingestion: Is observation alone the answer? 1996
1996 Use of prism scores to predict hospital stay in diabetic ketoacidosis 1996
1995 A comparison of cathartics in pediatric ingestions. 1995
1995 A comparison of cathartics in pediatric ingestions 1995
1995 Dystonic Reaction Following Recommended Use of a Cold Syrup 1995
1995 Herbs and HIV: The health food industry’s answer 1995
1995 Inappropriate discharge instructions for youth athletes hospitalized for concussion 1995
1995 Outcome and Cost at a Children's Hospital Following Resuscitation for Out-of-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Arrest 1995
1995 Outcome of Injury-Related Hospitalizations Among Youth Athletes 1995
1995 Percentage scattergram to depict changes in large amounts of data Over time 1995
1994 Urban/rural differences in child passenger deaths 1994
1993 Prevention of bicycle-related injuries in childhood: Role of the caregiver 1993
1992 Albuterol overdose: A case report and differential diagnosis 1992
1992 Racial differences in childhood hospitalized pedestrian injuries 1992
1992 The OPQ: a proposed instrument for predicting poisoning accident recurrence in young children. 1992
1992 Variables predicting the need for a pediatric critical care transport team 1992
1991 Fatal incidents involving pickup trucks in alabama 1991
1991 Pediatric injury surveillance: Use of a hospital discharge data base 1991
1991 Poison control centers: Can their value be measured? 1991
1989 Ingestion of prescription drugs by children: An epidemiologic study 1989
1989 Pediatric critical care transport: Is a physician always needed on the team? 1989
1988 Pediatric prehospital care in a southern regional emergency medical service system 1988
1984 Update on a new home hazard--the disc battery. 1984
1981 Getting syrup of ipecac into the home 1981
1980 Syrup of ipecac: A drug review 1980

Education And Training

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

  • William King