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Robert M. Kennedy, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Associate Director, Educational Affairs Emergency Services

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pain research, pain management for fracture reduction, facial laceration management in preschool children

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

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

Residency: Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1983
Medical Degree: Medical College Of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 1980
B.S.: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 1976

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Rapid administration technique of ketamine for pediatric forearm fracture reduction: a dose-finding study.
Chinta SS, Schrock CR, McAllister JD, Jaffe DM, Liu J, Kennedy RM
Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Jun; 65(6)640-648.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.011.

PMID:
    25595951
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical implications of unmanaged needle-insertion pain and distress in children.
Kennedy RM, Luhmann J, Zempsky WT
Pediatrics. 2008 Nov; 122 Suppl 3S130-3. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1055e.

PMID:
    18978006
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Oxycodone versus codeine for triage pain in children with suspected forearm fracture: a randomized controlled trial.
Charney RL, Yan Y, Schootman M, Kennedy RM, Luhmann JD
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Sep; 24(9)595-600. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3181850ca3.

PMID:
    18772726
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A randomized comparison of nitrous oxide plus hematoma block versus ketamine plus midazolam for emergency department forearm fracture reduction in children.
Luhmann JD, Schootman M, Luhmann SJ, Kennedy RM
Pediatrics. 2006 Oct; 118(4)e1078-86.

PMID:
    16966390
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Emergency department management of pain and anxiety related to orthopedic fracture care: a guide to analgesic techniques and procedural sedation in children.
Kennedy RM, Luhmann JD, Luhmann SJ
Paediatr Drugs. 2004; 6(1)11-31.

PMID:
    14969567
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sedation for peritonsillar abscess drainage in the pediatric emergency department.
Luhmann JD, Kennedy RM, McAllister JD, Jaffe DM
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2002 Feb; 18(1)1-3.

PMID:
    11862127
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pharmacological management of pain and anxiety during emergency procedures in children.
Kennedy RM, Luhmann JD
Paediatr Drugs. 2001; 3(5)337-54.

PMID:
    11393327
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A randomized clinical trial of continuous-flow nitrous oxide and midazolam for sedation of young children during laceration repair.
Luhmann JD, Kennedy RM, Porter FL, Miller JP, Jaffe DM
Ann Emerg Med. 2001 Jan; 37(1)20-7.

PMID:
    11145766
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The "ouchless emergency department". Getting closer: advances in decreasing distress during painful procedures in the emergency department.
Kennedy RM, Luhmann JD
Pediatr Clin North Am. 1999 Dec; 46(6)1215-47, vii-viii.

PMID:
    10629683
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Continuous-flow delivery of nitrous oxide and oxygen: a safe and cost-effective technique for inhalation analgesia and sedation of pediatric patients.
Luhmann JD, Kennedy RM, Jaffe DM, McAllister JD
Pediatr Emerg Care. 1999 Dec; 15(6)388-92.

PMID:
    10608322
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of fentanyl/midazolam with ketamine/midazolam for pediatric orthopedic emergencies.
Kennedy RM, Porter FL, Miller JP, Jaffe DM
Pediatrics. 1998 Oct; 102(4 Pt 1)956-63.

PMID:
    9755272
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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