Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2022 Assessment of Pediatric Residents’ Comfort Level With CellScope Oto to Examine Pediatric Ear ExamsClinical Pediatrics2022
2021 Effectiveness of a central line associated blood stream infection protocol in a pediatric population 2021
2021 Half century since SIDS: A reappraisal of terminologyPediatrics.  148. 2021
2021 Prevention of drowningPediatrics.  148. 2021
2021 Storage of medications: A survey of families in the pediatric emergency departmentSouthern Medical Journal.  114:380-383. 2021
2021 Descriptive Epidemiology of Pediatric Drowning Patients Presenting to a Large Southern US Children's HospitalSouthern Medical Journal.  114:266-270. 2021
2021 Using a Resident-Led School Outreach Program to Improve Knowledge of All-Terrain Vehicle SafetySouthern Medical Journal.  114:106-110. 2021
2021 Examining Pediatric Residency Voting PracticesSouthern Medical Journal.  114:13-16. 2021
2020 Child passenger safety education in the emergency department: Teen driving, car seats, booster seats, and more 2020
2020 Child passenger safety education in the emergency department: teen driving, car seats, booster seats, and more. 2020
2020 Effect of lock boxes and education on safe storage of medications 2020
2020 Effect of lock boxes and education on safe storage of medications. 2020
2020 Evaluating teen driving knowledge and behaviors following educational outreach 2020
2020 Evaluating teen driving knowledge and behaviors following educational outreach. 2020
2020 Parents’ Perspectives on Safe Storage of FirearmsJournal of Community Health.  45:469-477. 2020
2020 Characterization of Young Children Presenting to the Emergency Department for Mental Health ComplaintsSouthern Medical Journal.  113:116-118. 2020
2019 Teen Driving Education in a Pediatric Emergency Department: Effectiveness of a ToolkitSouthern Medical Journal.  112:562-565. 2019
2019 Prevention of drowningPediatrics.  143. 2019
2019 Transporting children with special health care needsPediatrics.  143. 2019
2018 The teen driverPediatrics.  142. 2018
2018 Quality Initiative to Improve time to Antibiotics for Febrile Pediatric Patients with Potential Neutropenia.Pediatric Quality and Safety.  3:e095. 2018
2017 Child Passenger Restraint System Misuse in Rural Versus Urban Children: A Multisite Case-Control StudyPediatric Emergency Care.  33:663-669. 2017
2017 Risky Teen Driving in a Rural Southern StateSouthern Medical Journal.  110:343-346. 2017
2016 Protocol for Reducing Time to Antibiotics in Pediatric Patients Presenting to an Emergency Department with Feer and Neutropenia: Efficacy and BarriersPediatric Emergency Care.  32:739-745. 2016
2016 Management of pediatric traumaPediatrics.  138. 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 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
2013 Promoting use of booster seats in rural areas through community sports programsJournal of Rural Health.  29. 2013
2012 Inappropriate home albuterol use during an acute asthma exacerbation 2012
2012 Prevention of child injuries during tornadoes: Cases from the 2011 tornado outbreak in AlabamaPediatric Emergency Care.  28:1389-1390. 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
2011 Assessing the knowledge of all-terrain vehicle safety for children among Alabama pediatriciansPediatric Emergency Care.  27:727-730. 2011
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 Anaphylaxis management in the pediatric emergency department: Opportunities for improvementPediatric Emergency Care.  26:71-76. 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
2009 Sedation after intubation using etomidate and a long-acting neuromuscular blockerPediatric Emergency Care.  25:393-396. 2009
2008 Bicycle injury documentation before and after charting interventionPediatric Emergency Care.  24:448-451. 2008
2007 Health-seeking behaviors and sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents attending an urban Pediatric Emergency DepartmentComprehensive Therapy.  33:120-126. 2007
2007 The impact of education, legislation and service on Alabama child passenger safety 2007
2006 Accuracy and response time when clerks are used for telephone triageClinical Pediatrics.  45:267-269. 2006
2005 Diagnosis and treatment of common sexually transmitted diseasesComprehensive Therapy.  31:131-136. 2005
2003 Acceptability of Urine Screening for Neisseria gonorrheae and Chlamydia trachomatis in Adolescents at an Urban Emergency DepartmentSexually Transmitted Diseases.  30:850-853. 2003
2003 Impact of the rapid diagnosis of influenza on physician decision-making and patient management in the pediatric emergency department: Results of a randomized, prospective, controlled trialPediatrics.  112:363-367. 2003
2003 Comparison of Two Forms of Albuterol for Treatment of Acute Bronchospasm in Pediatric PatientsSouthern Medical Journal.  96:440-444. 2003
2003 Barriers to Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training in the State of AlabamaPediatric Emergency Care.  19:408-411. 2003
2002 Betwixt and betweenPediatric Emergency Care.  18:378-381. 2002
2000 Pediatric emergency department nurses perspectives on fever in childrenPediatric Emergency Care.  16:9-12. 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
2000 Opportunistic urine ligase chain reaction screening for sexually transmitted diseases in adolescents seeking care in an urban emergency departmentAnnals of Emergency Medicine.  36:28-32. 2000
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
1998 Outpatient pediatric burns: Using mapping to detect geographic areas at riskChild: Care, Health and Development.  4:399-406. 1998
1998 Childhood hypoglycemia in an urban emergency department: Epidemiology and a diagnostic approach to the problemPediatric Emergency Care.  14:268-271. 1998
1997 Hypernatremia in diabetic ketoacidosis 1997
1997 Use of PRISM scores in triage of pediatric patients with diabetic ketoacidosis.American Journal of Managed Care.  3:253-258. 1997
1996 Management of children at risk for occult bacteremia.Pediatric Emergency Care.  12:460-462. 1996
1996 Idiopathic ketotic hypoglycemia in the pediatric emergency departmentJournal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1996 Use of prism scores to predict hospital stay in diabetic ketoacidosisJournal of Investigative Medicine.  44. 1996
1995 Varicocele as a presenting feature of wilms’ tumorPediatric Emergency Care.  11:300-301. 1995

Education And Training

  • Childrens Hospital of Alabama, Internship
  • Childrens Hospital of Alabama, Residency
  • Childrens Hospital of Alabama, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1990
  • Full Name

  • Kathy Monroe