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Kimberly S. Quayle, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Areas of Clinical Interest

Emergency pediatrics, burn injuries, head injuries, head trauma

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Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: First Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-6111

Education

Education

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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Epidemiology of blunt head trauma in children in U.S. emergency departments.
Quayle KS, Powell EC, Mahajan P, Hoyle JD Jr, Nadel FM, Badawy MK, Schunk JE, Stanley RM, Miskin M, Atabaki SM, Dayan PS, Holmes JF, Kuppermann N
N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 13; 371(20)1945-7. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1407902.

PMID:
    25390756
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Emergency department practice variation in computed tomography use for children with minor blunt head trauma.
Stanley RM, Hoyle JD Jr, Dayan PS, Atabaki S, Lee L, Lillis K, Gorelick MH, Holubkov R, Miskin M, Holmes JF, Dean JM, Kuppermann N, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)
J Pediatr. 2014 Dec; 165(6)1201-1206.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.08.008.

PMID:
    25294604
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A multicenter study of the risk of intra-abdominal injury in children after normal abdominal computed tomography scan results in the emergency department.
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
Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Oct; 62(4)319-26. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.04.006.

PMID:
    23622949
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identifying children at very low risk of clinically important blunt abdominal injuries.
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)
Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Aug; 62(2)107-116.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.11.009.

PMID:
    23375510
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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CT for pediatric, acute, minor head trauma: clinician conformity to published guidelines.
Linscott LL, Kessler MM, Kitchin DR, Quayle KS, Hildebolt CF, McKinstry RC, Don S
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Jun-Jul; 34(6)1252-6. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A3366.

PMID:
    23221949
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cranial computed tomography use among children with minor blunt head trauma: association with race/ethnicity.
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)
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug; 166(8)732-7. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.307.

PMID:
    22869404
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Presentations and outcomes of children with intraventricular hemorrhages after blunt head trauma.
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)
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug; 166(8)725-31.

PMID:
    22473883
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Do children with blunt head trauma and normal cranial computed tomography scan results require hospitalization for neurologic observation?
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
Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Oct; 58(4)315-22. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2011.03.060.

PMID:
    21683474
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identification of children at very low risk of clinically-important brain injuries after head trauma: a prospective cohort study.
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)
Lancet. 2009 Oct 3; 374(9696)1160-70. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)61558-0.

PMID:
    19758692
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Geographic variation of pediatric burn injuries in a metropolitan area.
Williams KG, Schootman M, Quayle KS, Struthers J, Jaffe DM
Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Jul; 10(7)743-52.

PMID:
    12837649
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Description of Missouri children who suffer burn injuries.
Quayle KS, Wick NA, Gnauck KA, Schootman M, Jaffe DM
Inj Prev. 2000 Dec; 6(4)255-8.

PMID:
    11144622
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Minor head injury in the pediatric patient.
Quayle KS
Pediatr Clin North Am. 1999 Dec; 46(6)1189-99, vii.

PMID:
    10629681
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnostic testing for acute head injury in children: when are head computed tomography and skull radiographs indicated?
Quayle KS, Jaffe DM, Kuppermann N, Kaufman BA, Lee BC, Park TS, McAlister WH
Pediatrics. 1997 May; 99(5)E11.

PMID:
    9113968
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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