Keck School Faculty

Genevieve Santillanes, MD
Genevieve Santillanes, MD
Associate Professor Of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine
GNH 1011 1200 N. State Street Off Campus Los Angeles
Genevieve Santillanes, MD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine at Keck School of Medicine at USC. She completed her residency and chief residency in Pediatrics at Harbor-UCLA and stayed on at Harbor-UCLA to complete a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Santillanes joined the faculty of USC in 2009. Her research interests include pediatric mental health emergencies and pre-hospital emergency medical services for children.

Discontinuing involuntary mental health holds for children: Does psychiatrist specialty matter? A pilot study. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun 03.. View in PubMed

Points & pearls: Anaphylaxis in pediatric patients: early recognition and treatment are critical for best outcomes Pediatr Emerg Med Pract 2019 Jun 01; 16(Suppl 6):1-2. . View in PubMed

Anaphylaxis in pediatric patients:early recognition and treatment are critical for best outcomes Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2019 Jun; 16(6):1-24. . View in PubMed

Review of Interventions and Radiation Exposure from Chest Computed Tomography in Children with Blunt Trauma J Pediatr. 2018 Jul; 198:220-225. . View in PubMed

Evaluation and Management of Dehydration in Children Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2018 May; 36(2):259-273. . View in PubMed

Review of Interventions and Radiation Exposure from Chest Computed Tomography in Children with Blunt Trauma J Pediatr. 2018 Apr 25. . View in PubMed

Review of Interventions and Radiation Exposure from Chest Computed Tomography in Children with Blunt Trauma J Pediatr. 2018 07; 198:220-225. . View in PubMed

Involuntary Psychiatric Holds in Preadolescent Children West J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct; 18(6):1159-1165. . View in PubMed

Special Considerations in the Pediatric Psychiatric Population Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2017 Sep; 40(3):463-473. . 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

Special Considerations in the Pediatric Psychiatric Population Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2017 09; 40(3):463-473. . 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. 2016 Apr; 50(4):638-42.. 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

Accuracy, Efficiency, and Inappropriate Actions Using JumpSTART Triage in MCI Simulations Prehosp Disaster Med. 2015 Oct; 30(5):457-60. . 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; 34(5):812-8. . View in PubMed

Emergency department management of seizures in pediatric patients Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2015 Mar; 12(3):1-25; quiz 26-7. . View in PubMed

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

Is medical clearance necessary for pediatric psychiatric patients? J Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 46(6):800-7.. 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. 2014 Jun; 30(6):403-8.. View in PubMed

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

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

Risk factors for apnea in pediatric patients transported by paramedics for out-of-hospital seizureAnn Emerg Med. 2014 Mar; 63(3):302-8. e1. . 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. 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 hospitalAnn Emerg Med. 2013 Apr; 61(4):379-387. e4. . View in PubMed

Prospective evaluation of a clinical practice guideline for diagnosis of appendicitis in children Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Aug; 19(8):886-93. . View in PubMed

Are antibiotics necessary for pediatric epididymitis? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Mar; 27(3):174-8.. View in PubMed

Pediatric airway management Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2008 Nov; 26(4):961-75, ix. . View in PubMed

Preparedness of selected pediatric offices to respond to critical emergencies in children Pediatr Emerg Care. 2006 Nov; 22(11):694-8. . View in PubMed

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