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Jan Luhmann, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place
St. Louis, MO  63110
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Areas of Clinical Interest
Pediatric emergency medicine, sedation techniques, pediatric pain management, foot trauma, septic arthritis

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Physiology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 1987
Medical Degree: Loyola University-Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 1991
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1994
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1996
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2012-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Journal Articles
Williams KG, Smith G, Luhmann SJ, Mao J, Gunn JD 3rd, Luhmann JD. A randomized controlled trial of cast versus splint for distal radial buckle fracture: an evaluation of satisfaction, convenience, and preference. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 May;29(5):555-9.

Charney RL, Yan Y, Schootman M, Kennedy RM, Luhmann JD. Oxycodone versus codeine for triage pain in children with suspected forearm fracture: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Sep;24(9):595-600.

Luhmann JD, Schootman M, Luhmann SJ, Kennedy RM. A randomized comparison of nitrous oxide plus hematoma block versus ketamine plus midazolam for emergency department forearm fracture reduction in children. Pediatrics. 2006 Oct;118(4):e1078-86. Epub 2006 Sep 11.

Luhmann SJ, Jones A, Schootman M, Gordon JE, Schoenecker PL, Luhmann JD. Differentiation between septic arthritis and transient synovitis of the hip in children with clinical prediction algorithms. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 May;86-A(5):956-62.

Kennedy RM, Luhmann JD, Luhmann SJ. Emergency department management of pain and anxiety related to orthopedic fracture care: a guide to analgesic techniques and procedural sedation in children. Paediatr Drugs. 2004;6(1):11-31. Review.

Luhmann JD, Kennedy RM, McAllister JD, Jaffe DM. Sedation for peritonsillar abscess drainage in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2002 Feb;18(1):1-3.

Luhmann JD, Kennedy RM, Porter FL, Miller JP, Jaffe DM. A randomized clinical trial of continuous-flow nitrous oxide and midazolam for sedation of young children during laceration repair. Ann Emerg Med. 2001 Jan;37(1):20-7.

Kennedy RM, Luhmann JD. Pharmacological management of pain and anxiety during emergency procedures in children. Paediatr Drugs. 2001;3(5):337-54. Review.

Kennedy RM, Luhmann JD. The "ouchless emergency department". Getting closer: advances in decreasing distress during painful procedures in the emergency department. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1999 Dec;46(6):1215-47, vii-viii. Review.

Luhmann JD, Kennedy RM, Jaffe DM, McAllister JD. Continuous-flow delivery of nitrous oxide and oxygen: a safe and cost-effective technique for inhalation analgesia and sedation of pediatric patients. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1999 Dec;15(6):388-92.

Liu KA, Luhmann JD. Spinal epidural abscess in preverbal children: A case report with Currarino triad. Pediatrics. 1999 Nov;104(5 Pt 1):1139-42.

Luhmann JD, Luhmann SJ. Etiology of septic arthritis in children: an update for the 1990s. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1999 Feb;15(1):40-2.

Luhmann JD, Bassett GS. Posterior sternoclavicular epiphyseal separation presenting with hoarseness: a case report and discussion. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1998 Apr;14(2):130-2. No abstract available.

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

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