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Kimberly S. Quayle, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Dana Brown Emergency Department
One Children's Place, First Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Emergency pediatrics, burn injuries, head injuries, head trauma

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified
Pediatric Emergency Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Biology, University of Missouri - Columbia, Missouri
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1988
Chief Resident: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1992
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1998
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Linscott LL, Kessler MM, Kitchin DR, Quayle KS, Hildebolt CF, McKinstry RC, Don S. CT for Pediatric, Acute, Minor Head Trauma: Clinician Conformity to Published Guidelines. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Jun;34(6):1252-6.

Kerrey BT, Rogers AJ, Lee LK, Adelgais K, Tunik M, Blumberg SM, Quayle KS, Sokolove PE, Wisner DH, Miskin ML, Kuppermann N, Holmes JF; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. A Multicenter Study of the Risk of Intra-Abdominal Injury in Children After Normal Abdominal Computed Tomography Scan Results in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Apr 25.

Holmes JF, Lillis K, Monroe D, Borgialli D, Kerrey BT, Mahajan P, Adelgais K, Ellison AM, Yen K, Atabaki S, Menaker J, Bonsu B, Quayle KS, Garcia M, Rogers A, Blumberg S, Lee L, Tunik M, Kooistra J, Kwok M, Cook LJ, Dean JM, Sokolove PE, Wisner DH, Ehrlich P, Cooper A, Dayan PS, Wootton-Gorges S, Kuppermann N; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Identifying Children at Very Low Risk of Clinically Important Blunt Abdominal Injuries. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Jan 29.

Natale JE, Joseph JG, Rogers AJ, Mahajan P, Cooper A, Wisner DH, Miskin ML, Hoyle JD Jr, Atabaki SM, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N; PECARN (Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network). Cranial computed tomography use among children with minor blunt head trauma: association with race/ethnicity. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug;166(8):732-7.

Lichenstein R, Glass TF, Quayle KS, Wootton-Gorges SL, Wisner DH, Miskin M, Muizelaar JP, Badawy M, Atabaki S, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N; Traumatic Brain Injury Study Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Presentations and outcomes of children with intraventricular hemorrhages after blunt head trauma. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug;166(8):725-31.

Holmes JF, Borgialli DA, Nadel FM, Quayle KS, Schambam N, Cooper A, Schunk JE, Miskin ML, Atabaki SM, Hoyle JD, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N; TBI Study Group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Do children with blunt head trauma and normal cranial computed tomography scan results require hospitalization for neurologic observation? Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Oct;58(4):315-22.

Kuppermann N, Holmes JF, Dayan PS, Hoyle JD Jr, Atabaki SM, Holubkov R, Nadel FM, Monroe D, Stanley RM, Borgialli DA, Badawy MK, Schunk JE, Quayle KS, Mahajan P, Lichenstein R, Lillis KA, Tunik MG, Jacobs ES, Callahan JM, Gorelick MH, Glass TF, Lee LK, Bachman MC, Cooper A, Powell EC, Gerardi MJ, Melville KA, Muizelaar JP, Wisner DH, Zuspan SJ, Dean JM, Wootton-Gorges SL; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study. Lancet. 2009 Oct 3;374(9696):1160-70.

Williams KG, Schootman M, Quayle KS, Struthers J, Jaffe DM. Geographic variation of pediatric burn injuries in a metropolitan area. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Jul;10(7):743-52.

Quayle KS, Wick NA, Gnauck KA, Schootman M, Jaffe DM. Description of Missouri children who suffer burn injuries. Inj Prev. 2000 Dec;6(4):255-8.

Quayle KS, Jaffe DM, Fuchs S: Otitis and pharyngitis in children. In: Study Guide 2000 Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, (Tintinalli JE, Kelen GD, Stapczynski JS, eds.), 5th Ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, 2000, pp 786-794

Quayle KS. Minor head injury in the pediatric patient. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1999 Dec;46(6):1189-99, vii. Review.

Quayle KS: Sore throat. In: Pediastat: For Pediatric Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine, (Orenstein JB, Klein BL, Mayer TA, eds.), CMC ReSearch, Inc., Portland, 1998

Quayle KS, Jaffe DM, Kuppermann N, Kaufman BA, Lee BC, Park TS, McAlister WH. Diagnostic testing for acute head injury in children: when are head computed tomography and skull radiographs indicated? Pediatrics. 1997 May;99(5):E11.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Kimberly S. Quayle.

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