Douglas W. Carlson, MD, FAAP
Director, Division of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Director, St Louis Children's Hospital C.A.R.E.S.
Director, Pediatric Emergency Service, Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine Programs at St. Louis Children's Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Progress West Health Center
Medical Director, Children's Direct Transfer Center, St. Louis Children's Hospital
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Areas of Clinical Interest
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116
pediatric internal medicine, especially those diseases and conditions that require hospitalization - burns, high fevers, poisons, infections, dehydration, diabetic ketoacidosis, shock, seizures, meningitis, abuse, traumatic injuries,
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
B.A.: Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, 1981
Medical Degree: Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Illinois, 1984
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1987
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Progress West Health Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Schor NF, Carlson DW. Pediatric neurohospitalists: An idea that has come of age? Neurology. 2013 Mar 5.
Srinivasan M, Turmelle M, Depalma LM, Mao J, Carlson DW. Procedural sedation for diagnostic imaging in children by pediatric hospitalists using propofol: analysis of the nature, frequency, and predictors of adverse events and interventions. J Pediatr. 2012 May.
Turmelle M, Moscoso LM, Hamlin KP, Daud YN, Carlson DW. Development of a pediatric hospitalist sedation service: training and implementation. J Hosp Med. 2012 Apr.
Sterni LS, Beck S, Cole J, Carlson D, Turmelle M: A Model for Pediatric Sedation Centers Using Pharmacologic Sedation for Successful Completion of Radiologic and Procedural Studies. J Radiolog Nurs 2008.
Carlson D: Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome. In: Essential Evidence Plus, (Ebell M, ed), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, 2008.
Carlson D: Meckel’s Diverticulum. In: Essential Evidence Plus, (Ebell M, ed), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, 2008.
Whitcomb W, Carlson D, Genato J: A Challenge for a New Specialty: A White Paper on Hospitalist Career Satisfaction, Workload/Schedule (Chapter 5), The SHM Career Satisfaction Task Force, December 2006.
Patterson MD, Boenning DA, Klein BL, Fuchs S, Smith KM, Heganbarth MA,
Carlson DW, Krug SE, Harris EM: The Use of High-Dose Epinephrine for
Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Arrest Refractory to
Prehospital Interventions. Ped Emerg Care 2005.
Carlson DW, Fentzke KM, Dawson JG: Pediatric Hospitalists Fill Varied
Roles in the Care of Newborns. Pediatr Ann 2003.
Carlson D: Hair Tourniquet Removal. In: Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, (Fleisher G, Ludwig S, eds.), 4th ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 2000.
Green SM, Clark R, Hostetler MA, Cohen M, Carlson D, Rothrock SG: Inadvertent Ketamine Overdose in Children: Clinical Manifestations and Outcome. Ann Emerg Med 1999.
Jaskiewicz JA, McCarthy CA, Richardson AC, White KC, Fisher DJ, Dagan R, Powell KR, and the Febrile Infant Collaborative Study Group (Douglas Carlson): Febrile Infants at Low Risk for Serious Bacterial Infection - An Appraisal of the Rochester Criteria and Implications for Management. Pediatrics 1994.