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Louis Vernacchio, M.D.

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  1. RC1DC010668 (VERNACCHIO, LOUIS) Sep 17, 2009 - Aug 31, 2012
    Xylitol syrup for the prevention of acute otitis media in otitis-prone children
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. R21DC005852 (VERNACCHIO, LOUIS) Sep 25, 2002 - Aug 31, 2005
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Lee MA, Sprecher E, Vernacchio L. The Role of COVID-19 in Transitioning to a Better Pediatric Payment Model. Pediatrics. 2021 01; 147(1). PMID: 33097655.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Bittner JC, Thomas N, Correa ET, Hatoun J, Donahue S, Vernacchio L. A Broad-Based Approach to Social Needs Screening in a Pediatric Primary Care Network. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Sep 03. PMID: 32891799.
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  3. Hatoun J, Correa ET, Donahue SMA, Vernacchio L. Social Distancing for COVID-19 and Diagnoses of Other Infectious Diseases in Children. Pediatrics. 2020 10; 146(4). PMID: 32879032.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  4. Binney G, Cole-Poklewski T, Roomian T, Trudell EK, Hatoun J, O'Donnell H, Vernacchio L. Effect of an Electronic Health Record Transition on the Provision of Recommended Well Child Services in Pediatric Primary Care Practices. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2020 02; 59(2):188-197. PMID: 31795757.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Dang RR, Calabrese CE, Burashed HM, Doyle M, Vernacchio L, Resnick CM. Craniofacial Anthropometry: Normative Data for Caucasian Infants. J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Sep; 30(6):e539-e542. PMID: 30939559.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Raju SM, Raju RM, Shumskiy I, Morenz AM, Whitney KM, Vernacchio L, Fleegler EW. Are Pediatric House Calls the Future? Exploring Patient Perceptions of Home-Centered Health. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 09; 58(10):1049-1055. PMID: 31248269.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Walter HJ, Vernacchio L, Trudell EK, Bromberg J, Goodman E, Barton J, Young GJ, DeMaso DR, Focht G. Five-Year Outcomes of Behavioral Health Integration in Pediatric Primary Care. Pediatrics. 2019 07; 144(1). PMID: 31186366.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Knight JR, Sherritt L, Gibson EB, Levinson JA, Grubb LK, Samuels RC, Silva T, Vernacchio L, Wornham W, Harris SK. Effect of Computer-Based Substance Use Screening and Brief Behavioral Counseling vs Usual Care for Youths in Pediatric Primary Care: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 06 05; 2(6):e196258. PMID: 31225897.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Vernacchio L, Trudell EK, McLaughlin SR, Bhambhani V. Effect of Instrument-Based Vision Screening for 3- to 5-Year-Old Children on Referrals to Eye Care Specialists. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 05; 58(5):541-546. PMID: 30781998.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  10. Hatoun J, Trudell EK, Vernacchio L. Identifying children at risk of asthma exacerbations: beyond HEDIS. Am J Manag Care. 2018 06 01; 24(6):e170-e174. PMID: 29939506.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Vernacchio L, Trudell EK, Nigrosh J, Focht G. Primary Care Implementation of Instrument-Based Vision Screening for Young Children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 08; 57(9):1020-1026. PMID: 29090597.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  12. Walter HJ, Kackloudis G, Trudell EK, Vernacchio L, Bromberg J, DeMaso DR, Focht G. Enhancing Pediatricians' Behavioral Health Competencies Through Child Psychiatry Consultation and Education. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 07; 57(8):958-969. PMID: 29082768.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Taylor AM, Nigrovic LE, Saillant ML, Trudell EK, Modest JR, Kuhn M, Vernacchio L. Educational Initiative to Standardize Concussion Management in Pediatric Primary Care. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 06; 57(7):806-814. PMID: 29027478.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Hughes AL, Roberson D, Bannos C, Trudell EK, Vernacchio L. Appropriateness of Tympanostomy Tubes in the Boston Metropolitan Area: Are the AAO-HNSF Guidelines Being Met? Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 12; 157(6):1041-1047. PMID: 28741408.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Modest JR, Majzoub KM, Moore B, Bhambhani V, McLaughlin SR, Vernacchio L. Implementation of Instrument-Based Vision Screening for Preschool-Age Children in Primary Care. Pediatrics. 2017 Jul; 140(1). PMID: 28637654.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  16. Gooding HC, Cheever E, Forman SF, Hatoun J, Jooma F, Touloumtzis C, Vernacchio L. Implementation and Evaluation of Two Educational Strategies to Improve Screening for Eating Disorders in Pediatric Primary Care. J Adolesc Health. 2017 May; 60(5):606-611. PMID: 28109735.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  17. Rhodes ET, Vernacchio L, Mitchell AA, Fischer C, Giacalone P, Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB. A telephone intervention to achieve differentiation in dietary intake: a randomized trial in paediatric primary care. Pediatr Obes. 2017 12; 12(6):494-501. PMID: 27492865.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Modest JR, Johnston SC, Majzoub KM, Moore B, Trudell EK, Ramsey JE, Vernacchio L. Results of a primary care-based quality improvement project to optimize chart-based vision screening for preschool age children. J AAPOS. 2016 08; 20(4):305-9. PMID: 27381529.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  19. Lipsett SC, Branda JA, McAdam AJ, Vernacchio L, Gordon CD, Gordon CR, Nigrovic LE. Evaluation of the C6 Lyme Enzyme Immunoassay for the Diagnosis of Lyme Disease in Children and Adolescents. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 10 01; 63(7):922-8. PMID: 27358358.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  20. Mallon D, Vernacchio L, Leichtner AM, Kerfoot BP. 'Constipation Challenge' game improves guideline knowledge and implementation. Med Educ. 2016 May; 50(5):589-90. PMID: 27072479.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. DiVasta AD, Trudell EK, Francis M, Focht G, Jooma F, Vernacchio L, Forman SF. Practice-Based Quality Improvement Collaborative to Increase Chlamydia Screening in Young Women. Pediatrics. 2016 05; 137(5). PMID: 27244777.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  22. Gray SH, Trudell EK, Emans SJ, Woods ER, Berry JG, Vernacchio L. Total Direct Medical Expenses and Characteristics of Privately Insured Adolescents Who Incur High Costs. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Oct; 169(10):e152682. PMID: 26437016.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Taylor AM, Nigrovic LE, Saillant ML, Trudell EK, Proctor MR, Modest JR, Vernacchio L. Trends in Ambulatory Care for Children with Concussion and Minor Head Injury from Eastern Massachusetts between 2007 and 2013. J Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 167(3):738-44. PMID: 26116471.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Vernacchio L. Population health for children with asthma: time to let some fresh air in. Pediatrics. 2015 Jun; 135(6):1133-4. PMID: 25941299.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Mallon D, Vernacchio L, Trudell E, Antonelli R, Nurko S, Leichtner AM, Lightdale JR. Shared care: a quality improvement initiative to optimize primary care management of constipation. Pediatrics. 2015 May; 135(5):e1300-7. PMID: 25896837.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Vernacchio L, Francis ME, Epstein DM, Santangelo J, Trudell EK, Reynolds ME, Risko W. Effectiveness of an asthma quality improvement program designed for maintenance of certification. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul; 134(1):e242-8. PMID: 24935994.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Vernacchio L, Corwin MJ, Vezina RM, Pelton SI, Feldman HA, Coyne-Beasley T, Mitchell AA. Xylitol syrup for the prevention of acute otitis media. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb; 133(2):289-95. PMID: 24394686.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Hoffman HJ, Daly KA, Bainbridge KE, Casselbrant ML, Homøe P, Kvestad E, Kvaerner KJ, Vernacchio L. Panel 1: Epidemiology, natural history, and risk factors. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Apr; 148(4 Suppl):E1-E25. PMID: 23536527.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Vernacchio L, Trudell EK, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Risko W. A quality improvement program to reduce unnecessary referrals for adolescent scoliosis. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):e912-20. PMID: 23420923.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Vernacchio L, Trudell EK, Muto JM. Correlation of care process measures with childhood asthma exacerbations. Pediatrics. 2013 Jan; 131(1):e136-43. PMID: 23209109.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. de Ferranti SD, Daniels SR, Gillman M, Vernacchio L, Plutzky J, Baker AL. NHLBI Integrated Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction: can we clarify the controversy about cholesterol screening and treatment in childhood? Clin Chem. 2012 Dec; 58(12):1626-30. PMID: 22730451.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  32. Vernacchio L, Muto JM, Young G, Risko W. Ambulatory subspecialty visits in a large pediatric primary care network. Health Serv Res. 2012 Aug; 47(4):1755-69. PMID: 22375886.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Vernacchio L, Kelly JP, Kaufman DW, Mitchell AA. Vitamin, fluoride, and iron use among US children younger than 12 years of age: results from the Slone Survey 1998-2007. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 Feb; 111(2):285-9. PMID: 21272704.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Coco A, Vernacchio L, Horst M, Anderson A. Management of acute otitis media after publication of the 2004 AAP and AAFP clinical practice guideline. Pediatrics. 2010 Feb; 125(2):214-20. PMID: 20100746.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Vernacchio L, Kelly JP, Kaufman DW, Mitchell AA. Medication use among children <12 years of age in the United States: results from the Slone Survey. Pediatrics. 2009 Aug; 124(2):446-54. PMID: 19651573.
    Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Vernacchio L, Kelly JP, Kaufman DW, Mitchell AA. Pseudoephedrine use among US children, 1999-2006: results from the Slone survey. Pediatrics. 2008 Dec; 122(6):1299-304. PMID: 19047249.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Vernacchio L, Kelly JP, Kaufman DW, Mitchell AA. Cough and cold medication use by US children, 1999-2006: results from the slone survey. Pediatrics. 2008 Aug; 122(2):e323-9. PMID: 18676518.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Vernacchio L, Mitchell AA. Xylitol to prevent acute otitis media. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Sep; 26(9):863-4; author reply 864. PMID: 17721392.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Vernacchio L, Vezina RM, Mitchell AA. Management of acute otitis media by primary care physicians: trends since the release of the 2004 American Academy of Pediatrics/American Academy of Family Physicians clinical practice guideline. Pediatrics. 2007 Aug; 120(2):281-7. PMID: 17671053.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Vernacchio L, Vezina RM, Ozonoff A, Mitchell AA. Validity of parental reporting of recent episodes of acute otitis media: a Slone Center Office-Based Research (SCOR) Network study. J Am Board Fam Med. 2007 Mar-Apr; 20(2):160-3. PMID: 17341752.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Vernacchio L, Vezina RM, Mitchell AA. Tolerability of oral xylitol solution in young children: implications for otitis media prophylaxis. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Jan; 71(1):89-94. PMID: 17097152.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Vernacchio L, Vezina RM, Mitchell AA, Lesko SM, Plaut AG, Acheson DW. Characteristics of persistent diarrhea in a community-based cohort of young US children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2006 Jul; 43(1):52-8. PMID: 16819377.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  43. Vernacchio L, Vezina RM, Mitchell AA. Knowledge and practices relating to the 2004 acute otitis media clinical practice guideline: a survey of practicing physicians. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2006 May; 25(5):385-9. PMID: 16645499.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Vernacchio L, Vezina RM, Mitchell AA, Lesko SM, Plaut AG, Acheson DW. Diarrhea in American infants and young children in the community setting: incidence, clinical presentation and microbiology. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2006 Jan; 25(1):2-7. PMID: 16395094.
    Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  45. Vernacchio L, Mitchell AA. Oral dexamethasone for mild croup. N Engl J Med. 2004 Dec 23; 351(26):2768-9; author reply 2768-9. PMID: 15616215.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Vernacchio L, Lesko SM, Vezina RM, Corwin MJ, Hunt CE, Hoffman HJ, Mitchell AA. Racial/ethnic disparities in the diagnosis of otitis media in infancy. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2004 Jun; 68(6):795-804. PMID: 15126021.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Vernacchio L, Corwin MJ, Lesko SM, Vezina RM, Hunt CE, Hoffman HJ, Willinger M, Mitchell AA. Sleep position of low birth weight infants. Pediatrics. 2003 Mar; 111(3):633-40. PMID: 12612248.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Vernacchio L, Bernstein H, Pelton S, Allen C, MacDonald K, Dunn J, Duncan DD, Tsao G, LaPosta V, Eldridge J, Laussucq S, Ambrosino DM, Molrine DC. Effect of monophosphoryl lipid A (MPL) on T-helper cells when administered as an adjuvant with pneumocococcal-CRM197 conjugate vaccine in healthy toddlers. Vaccine. 2002 Nov 01; 20(31-32):3658-67. PMID: 12399193.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  49. Vernacchio L, Romero-Steiner S, Martinez JE, MacDonald K, Barnard S, Pilishvili T, Carlone GM, Ambrosino DM, Molrine DC. Comparison of an opsonophagocytic assay and IgG ELISA to assess responses to pneumococcal polysaccharide and pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in children and young adults with sickle cell disease. J Infect Dis. 2000 Mar; 181(3):1162-6. PMID: 10720547.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  50. Malley R, Vernacchio L, Devincenzo J, Ramilo O, Dennehy PH, Meissner HC, Gruber WC, Jafri HS, Sanchez PJ, Macdonald K, Montana JB, Thompson CM, Ambrosino DM. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to assess respiratory syncytial virus concentration and correlate results with inflammatory mediators in tracheal secretions. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2000 Jan; 19(1):1-7. PMID: 10643842.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  51. Malley R, DeVincenzo J, Ramilo O, Dennehy PH, Meissner HC, Gruber WC, Sanchez PJ, Jafri H, Balsley J, Carlin D, Buckingham S, Vernacchio L, Ambrosino DM. Reduction of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in tracheal aspirates in intubated infants by use of humanized monoclonal antibody to RSV F protein. J Infect Dis. 1998 Dec; 178(6):1555-61. PMID: 9815203.
    Citations: 66     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  52. Vernacchio L, Neufeld EJ, MacDonald K, Kurth S, Murakami S, Hohne C, King M, Molrine D. Combined schedule of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine followed by 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine in children and young adults with sickle cell disease. J Pediatr. 1998 Aug; 133(2):275-8. PMID: 9709721.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  53. Vernacchio L, Kahn J. A 6-week-old girl with persistent apnea and worsening pulmonary disease. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1996 Oct; 8(5):459-66. PMID: 8946125.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Vernacchio L. Physician-assisted suicide: reflections of a young doctor. America (NY). 1996 Aug 31-Sep 7; 175(5):13-6. PMID: 11660220.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Vernacchio L, Madico G, Verastegui M, Diaz F, Collins TS, Gilman RH. Neonatal tetanus in Peru: risk assessment with modified enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and toxoid skin test. Am J Public Health. 1993 Dec; 83(12):1754-6. PMID: 8259811.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
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