Ara Festekjian, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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  • Suctioning in the management of bronchiolitis: A prospective observational study Am J Emerg Med. 2024 May 21; 82:57-62. . View in PubMed
  • Etiologies of bloody diarrhea in children presenting with acute gastroenteritis to US emergency departments medRxiv. 2024 Apr 04. . View in PubMed
  • A checklist intervention for pediatric emergency department transfer of care sign-outs Am J Emerg Med. 2024 Mar; 77:215-219. . View in PubMed
  • Clinical Impact of Multiplex Molecular Diagnostic Testing in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis Presenting to an Emergency Department: A Multicenter Prospective Study Clin Infect Dis. 2024 03 20; 78(3):573-581. . View in PubMed
  • Clinical Impact of Multiplex Molecular Diagnostic Testing in Children with Acute Gastroenteritis Presenting to An Emergency Department: A Multicenter Prospective Study medRxiv. 2023 Jul 31. . View in PubMed
  • Mental Health Revisits at US Pediatric Emergency Departments JAMA Pediatr. 2023 02 01; 177(2):168-176. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric septic shock: recognition and management in the emergency department Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2022 Nov; 19(11):1-24. . View in PubMed
  • Capillary blood gas in infants with bronchiolitis: Can end-tidal capnography replace it? Am J Emerg Med. 2021 07; 45:144-148.. View in PubMed
  • The Effect of Rapid Fluid Infusions on Transabdominal Pelvic Ultrasound Timing Among Female Pediatric Patients: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial Acad Emerg Med. 2020 11; 27(11):1191-1193. . View in PubMed
  • The Addition of Anaerobic Blood Cultures for Pediatric Patients with Concerns for Bloodstream Infections: Prevalence and Time to Positive Cultures J Clin Microbiol. 2020 08 24; 58(9). . View in PubMed
  • Methamphetamine-Induced Tachydysrhythmia in an Adolescent in Diabetic Ketoacidosis J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun; 56(6):e111-e114. . View in PubMed
  • Prediction of clinical deterioration after admission from the pediatric emergency department Int Emerg Nurs. 2019 03; 43:1-8. . View in PubMed
  • Radiologic discrepancies in children with special healthcare needs in a pediatric emergency department Am J Emerg Med. 2018 08; 36(8):1356-1362. . View in PubMed
  • Novel Transfer of Care Sign-out Assessment Tool in a Pediatric Emergency Department Acad Pediatr. 2018 Jan – Feb; 18(1):86-93. . View in PubMed
  • Point-of-Care Thoracic Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis and Management of Kaposiform Lymphangiomatosis Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Dec; 32(12):888-891. . View in PubMed
  • Introducing Teamwork Challenges in Simulation Using Game Cards Simul Healthc. 2015 Aug; 10(4):223-6. . View in PubMed
  • The role of morphine in a rat model of hypoxic-ischemic injury Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Aug; 45(2):77-82. . View in PubMed
  • Incidence and predictors of invasive candidiasis associated with candidaemia in children Mycoses. 2011 Mar; 54(2):146-53. . View in PubMed
  • Index of suspicion Pediatr Rev. 2008 May; 29(5):171-6. . View in PubMed
  • Index of suspicion Pediatr Rev. 2007 Dec; 28(12):455-61. . View in PubMed
  • Index of suspicion Pediatr Rev. 2006 May; 27(5):189-94. . View in PubMed
  • Preservation of surface-dependent properties of viral antigens following immobilization on particulate ceramic delivery vehicles J Biomed Mater Res. 1995 May; 29(5):561-73. . View in PubMed