Faculty 2017-03-15T08:55:48+00:00

Faculty

Ilene A. Claudius, MD

Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine;Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine
GNH 1011 1200 N. State Street
Off Campus
Los Angeles

+1 323 226 6667
iaclaudius@gmail.com


Overview

Ilene Claudius, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Following medical school, Dr. Claudius completed residencies in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles before joining the USC, Keck School of Medicine faculty in 2002. Initially Dr. Claudius attended in the Emergency Department at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, then moved to the LAC+USC ED in 2009. Her research interests include Apparent Life-Threatening Events and Pediatric Mental Health. Currently, she is working on a multi-center project investigating the utility of different field triage methods and the fidelity of different drill scenarios for pediatric mass casualty incidents.

Publications

Update on the Evaluation and Management of Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (Previously Apparent Life-Threatening Events). Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2017 Aug 16. View in: PubMed

Use of a Novel, Portable, LED-Based Capillary Refill Time Simulator within a Disaster Triage Context. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017 Aug; 32(4):451-456. View in: PubMed

Use of a Novel, Portable, LED-Based Capillary Refill Time Simulator within a Disaster Triage Context. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017 Mar 27; 1-6. View in: PubMed

Brief resolved unexplained event: New diagnosis in infants. Can Fam Physician. 2017 Jan; 63(1):39-41. View in: PubMed

Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Detection of Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Infants: A Pilot Study. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Jan; 33(1):18-20. View in: PubMed

Can Fam Physician. 2017 Jan; 63(1):e15-e17. View in: PubMed

Arane K, Claudius I, Goldman RD. Can Fam Physician. 2017 Jan; 63(1):e15-e17. View in: PubMed

Arane K, Claudius I, Goldman RD. Can Fam Physician. 2017 Jan; 63(1):e15-e17. View in: PubMed

Ultrasound characteristics of bruises and their correlation to cutaneous appearance. Forensic Sci Int. 2016 Sep; 266:160-163. View in: PubMed

Ultrasound characteristics of bruises and their correlation to cutaneous appearance. Forensic Sci Int. 2016 Sep; 266:160-3. View in: PubMed

The Flipped Classroom in Emergency Medicine Using Online Videos with Interpolated Questions. J Emerg Med. 2016 Sep; 51(3):284-291. e1. View in: PubMed

The Flipped Classroom in Emergency Medicine Using Online Videos with Interpolated Questions. J Emerg Med. 2016 Jul 2. View in: PubMed

Development of a Pediatric Mass Casualty Triage Algorithm Validation Tool. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2016 May-Jun; 20(3):343-53. View in: PubMed

Does Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Ultrasound Accurately Identify Perforation in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis? J Emerg Med. Does Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Ultrasound Accurately Identify Perforation in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis? J Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 50(4):638-42. View in: PubMed

The Utility of Cranial Ultrasound for Detection of Intracranial Hemorrhage in Infants. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Mar 18. View in: PubMed

Reasons for Energy Drink Use and Reported Adverse Effects Among Adolescent Emergency Department Patients. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Feb 10. View in: PubMed

Accuracy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ultrasound for Appendicitis in Diagnostic and Nondiagnostic Studies. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 23(2):179-85. View in: PubMed

Does Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Ultrasound Accurately Identify Perforation in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis? J Emerg Med. Does Right Lower Quadrant Abdominal Ultrasound Accurately Identify Perforation in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis? J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan 22. View in: PubMed

Does Combined Use of the J-tip® and Buzzy® Device Decrease the Pain of Venipuncture in a Pediatric Population? J Pediatr Nurs. Does Combined Use of the J-tip® and Buzzy® Device Decrease the Pain of Venipuncture in a Pediatric Population? J Pediatr Nurs. 2015 Nov-Dec; 30(6):829-33. View in: PubMed

Comparison of Computerized Patients versus Live Moulaged Actors for a Mass-casualty Drill. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2015 Oct; 30(5):438-42. View in: PubMed

Most routine laboratory testing of pediatric psychiatric patients in the emergency department is not medically necessary. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 May 1; 34(5):812-8. View in: PubMed

Most routine laboratory testing of pediatric psychiatric patients in the emergency department is not medically necessary. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 May; 34(5):812-8. View in: PubMed

Do emergency pediatric psychiatric visits for danger to self or others correspond to times of school attendance? Am J Emerg Med. Do emergency pediatric psychiatric visits for danger to self or others correspond to times of school attendance? Am J Emerg Med. 2015 May; 33(5):682-4. View in: PubMed

Pediatric critical care. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2014 Nov; 32(4):939-54. View in: PubMed

Clinical utility of screening laboratory tests in pediatric psychiatric patients presenting to the emergency department for medical clearance. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 63(6):666-675. e3. View in: PubMed

Is medical clearance necessary for pediatric psychiatric patients? J Emerg Med. Is medical clearance necessary for pediatric psychiatric patients? J Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 46(6):800-7. View in: PubMed

Clinical utility of screening laboratory tests in pediatric psychiatric patients presenting to the emergency department for medical clearance. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 63(6):666-75. e3. View in: PubMed

Treating psychiatric emergencies in incarcerated minors in the emergency department: what is the cost and what is their disposition? Pediatr Emerg Care. Treating psychiatric emergencies in incarcerated minors in the emergency department: what is the cost and what is their disposition? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Jun; 30(6):403-8. View in: PubMed

Impact of boarding pediatric psychiatric patients on a medical ward. Hosp Pediatr. 2014 May; 4(3):125-32. View in: PubMed

Should infants presenting with an apparent life-threatening event undergo evaluation for serious bacterial infections and respiratory pathogens? J Pediatr. Should infants presenting with an apparent life-threatening event undergo evaluation for serious bacterial infections and respiratory pathogens? J Pediatr. 2014 May; 164(5):1231-1233.e1. View in: PubMed

Need for intervention in families presenting to the emergency department with multiple children as patients. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Sep; 14(5):525-8. View in: PubMed

Management of apparent life-threatening events in infants: a systematic review. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul; 163(1):94-9. e1-6. View in: PubMed

Do infants less than 12 months of age with an apparent life-threatening event need transport to a pediatric critical care center? Prehosp Emerg Care. Do infants less than 12 months of age with an apparent life-threatening event need transport to a pediatric critical care center? Prehosp Emerg Care. 2013 Jul-Sep; 17(3):304-11. View in: PubMed

Apparent life-threatening event: multicenter prospective cohort study to develop a clinical decision rule for admission to the hospital. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Apr; 61(4):379-387. e4. View in: PubMed

Assessing the toxicity and associated costs among pediatric patients admitted with unintentional poisonings of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder drugs in the United States. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2013 Mar; 51(3):147-50. View in: PubMed

Ethanol ingestion in two infants under 2 months old: a previously unreported cause of ALTE. Pediatrics. 2013 Feb; 131(2):e604-7. View in: PubMed

Occult psychosocial impairment in a pediatric emergency department population. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Dec; 28(12):1334-7. View in: PubMed

Tension gastrothorax in a child presenting with abdominal pain. West J Emerg Med. 2012 Feb; 13(1):117-8. View in: PubMed

Impact of an emergency department pharmacy on medication omission and delay. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Jan; 28(1):30-3. View in: PubMed

Pediatric emergencies associated with fever. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2010 Feb; 28(1):67-84, vii-viii. View in: PubMed

Design and evaluation of a disaster preparedness logistics tool. Am J Disaster Med. 2009 Nov-Dec; 4(6):309-20. View in: PubMed

Prior treatment of fracture patients in a tertiary pediatric emergency department: informal referrals from other emergency departments. J Pediatr Orthop. 2009 Mar; 29(2):137-41. View in: PubMed

Disaster drill exercise documentation and management: are we drilling to standard? J Emerg Nurs. Disaster drill exercise documentation and management: are we drilling to standard? J Emerg Nurs. 2008 Dec; 34(6):504-8. View in: PubMed

Hospital-based disaster preparedness for pediatric patients: how to design a realistic set of drill victims. Am J Disaster Med. 2008 May-Jun; 3(3):171-80. View in: PubMed

Do all infants with apparent life-threatening events need to be admitted? Pediatrics. Do all infants with apparent life-threatening events need to be admitted? Pediatrics. 2007 Apr; 119(4):679-83. View in: PubMed

Poststabilization care for pediatric fractures: a follow-up survey. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2006 Aug; 22(8):562-5. View in: PubMed

Decrease in emergency department length of stay as a result of triage pulse oximetry. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2006 Jun; 22(6):412-4. View in: PubMed

The emergency department approach to newborn and childhood metabolic crisis. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2005 Aug; 23(3):843-83, x. View in: PubMed

The utility of safety counseling in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatrics. 2005 Apr; 115(4):e423-7. View in: PubMed

Usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide as a noninvasive screening tool for cardiac allograft pathology in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Dec 01; 92(11):1368-70. View in: PubMed

Usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide as a noninvasive screening tool for cardiac allograft pathology in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Dec 1; 92(11):1368-70. View in: PubMed

Hypophosphatemia-induced heart failure. Am J Emerg Med. 2002 Jul; 20(4):369-70. View in: PubMed

Voluntary Faculty

Michael Orlinsky
(Per Diem Emergency Medicine Physician-Rest / Adjunct Clinical Professor of EM)

Chris Celentano
(Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor)

Thomas Mailhot
(Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor)

Joanne Williams
(Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor)