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Amy L. Drendel DO

Amy L. Drendel DO


Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Emergency Medicine

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center

Research Experience

  • Analgesics
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
  • Fractures, Bone
  • Pain
  • Pain Measurement
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Publications

  • Consensus-based Criterion Standard for the Identification of Pediatric Patients Who Need Emergency Medical Services Transport to a Hospital with Higher-level Pediatric Resources. (Studnek JR, Lerner EB, Shah MI, Browne LR, Brousseau DC, Cushman JT, Dayan PS, Drayna PC, Drendel AL, Gray MP, Kahn CA, Meyer MT, Shah MN, Stanley RM) Acad Emerg Med 2018 Dec;25(12):1409-1414 PMID: 30281884 10/04/2018       1 Citations
  • Minding the Gap: A Qualitative Study of Provider Experience to Optimize Care for Critically Ill Children in General Emergency Departments. (Query LA, Olson KR, Meyer MT, Drendel AL) Acad Emerg Med 2018 Sep 29 PMID: 30267596 09/30/2018    
  • A qualitative study of the language of satisfaction in children with pain. (McGrath T, Ali S, Dow N, Aziz S, Pilarski M, Drendel AL) Paediatr Child Health 2018 Jul;23(4):e62-e69 PMID: 30038534 PMCID: PMC6007414 07/25/2018    
  • Pain management practices surrounding lumbar punctures in children: A survey of Canadian emergency physicians - CORRIGENDUM. (Poonai N, Brzozowski V, Stang AS, Drendel AL, Boisclair P, Miller M, Harman S, Ali S, Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC)) CJEM 2018 Jun 29:1 PMID: 29956643 06/30/2018    
  • Pain management practices surrounding lumbar punctures in children: A survey of Canadian emergency physicians. (Poonai N, Brzozowski V, Stang AS, Drendel AL, Boisclair P, Miller M, Harman S, Ali S, Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC)) CJEM 2018 May 23:1-5 PMID: 29789038 05/24/2018    
  • Comparison of the psychometric properties of 3 pain scales used in the pediatric emergency department: Visual Analogue Scale, Faces Pain Scale-Revised, and Colour Analogue Scale. (Le May S, Ballard A, Khadra C, Gouin S, Plint AC, Villeneuve E, Mâsse B, Tsze DS, Neto G, Drendel AL, Auclair MC, McGrath PJ, Ali S) Pain 2018 Aug;159(8):1508-1517 PMID: 29608509 04/03/2018    
  • A qualitative study of the at-home pain experience for children with an arm fracture. (Hanson A, Drendel AL) Paediatr Child Health 2017 Jul;22(4):207-210 PMID: 29479216 PMCID: PMC5804571 02/27/2018    
  • Expedited Partner Therapy: Pharmacist Refusal of Legal Prescriptions. (Borchardt LN, Pickett ML, Tan KT, Visotcky AM, Drendel AL) Sex Transm Dis 2018 May;45(5):350-353 PMID: 29465689 PMCID: PMC5895524 02/22/2018    
  • Parents' pain medication underdosing is associated with more emergency department visits in sickle cell disease. (Morrison AK, Myrvik MP, Brousseau DC, Drendel AL, Scott JP, Visotcky A, Panepinto JA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2018 Apr;65(4) PMID: 29230919 PMCID: PMC5821544 12/13/2017    
  • A Web-based module and online video for pain management education for caregivers of children with fractures: A randomized controlled trial. (Golden-Plotnik S, Ali S, Drendel AL, Wong T, Ferlisi F, Todorovich S, Canton K, Miller M, Younan J, Elsie S, Poonai N) CJEM 2018 Nov;20(6):882-891 PMID: 29041997 10/19/2017    
  • Oral Analgesics Utilization for Children With Musculoskeletal Injury (OUCH Trial): An RCT. (Le May S, Ali S, Plint AC, Mâsse B, Neto G, Auclair MC, Drendel AL, Ballard A, Khadra C, Villeneuve E, Parent S, McGrath PJ, Leclair G, Gouin S, Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC)) Pediatrics 2017 Nov;140(5) PMID: 29021235 10/13/2017       3 Citations
  • Oral morphine versus ibuprofen administered at home for postoperative orthopedic pain in children: a randomized controlled trial. (Poonai N, Datoo N, Ali S, Cashin M, Drendel AL, Zhu R, Lepore N, Greff M, Rieder M, Bartley D) CMAJ 2017 Oct 10;189(40):E1252-E1258 PMID: 29018084 PMCID: PMC5636628 10/12/2017       6 Citations
  • Behavioral Changes in Children After Emergency Department Procedural Sedation. (Pearce JI, Brousseau DC, Yan K, Hainsworth KR, Hoffmann RG, Drendel AL) Acad Emerg Med 2018 Mar;25(3):267-274 PMID: 28992364 PMCID: PMC5842101 10/11/2017    
  • Reply. (Gummin DD, Moeller JR, Drendel AL) J Pediatr 2017 09;188:312-313 PMID: 28571711 06/03/2017    
  • Effect of the 2011 Revisions to the Field Triage Guidelines on Under- and Over-Triage Rates for Pediatric Trauma Patients. (Lerner EB, Cushman JT, Drendel AL, Badawy M, Shah MN, Guse CE, Cooper A) Prehosp Emerg Care 2017 Jul-Aug;21(4):456-460 PMID: 28489471 05/11/2017       3 Citations
  • Validation of a hand-held point of care device for lactate in adult and pediatric patients using traditional and locally-smoothed median and maximum absolute difference curves. (Colon-Franco JM, Lo SF, Tarima SS, Gourlay D, Drendel AL, Brook Lerner E) Clin Chim Acta 2017 May;468:145-149 PMID: 28235428 02/27/2017       1 Citations
  • Perceived Patient Preference and Clinical Testing for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in Females: How Closely Are These Aligned? (Pickett ML, Melzer-Lange MD, Miller MK, Menon S, Visotcky AM, Drendel AL) Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2018 Jan;57(1):106-108 PMID: 28081613 PMCID: PMC6290991 01/14/2017    
  • How Safe Are Common Analgesics for the Treatment of Acute Pain for Children? A Systematic Review. (Hartling L, Ali S, Dryden DM, Chordiya P, Johnson DW, Plint AC, Stang A, McGrath PJ, Drendel AL) Pain Res Manag 2016;2016:5346819 PMID: 28077923 PMCID: PMC5203901 01/13/2017       9 Citations
  • Physician Adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Sexually Active Adolescents in the Pediatric Emergency Setting. (Pickett ML, Melzer-Lange MD, Miller MK, Menon S, Vistocky AM, Drendel AL) Pediatr Emerg Care 2018 Nov;34(11):767-773 PMID: 27749798 PMCID: PMC5378669 10/18/2016       3 Citations
  • Ability of the Physiologic Criteria of the Field Triage Guidelines to Identify Children Who Need the Resources of a Trauma Center. (Lerner EB, Drendel AL, Cushman JT, Badawy M, Shah MN, Guse CE, Cooper A) Prehosp Emerg Care 2017 Mar-Apr;21(2):180-184 PMID: 27710155 10/07/2016       4 Citations
  • Risk of Ventricular Arrhythmias and Association with Ondansetron. (Moeller JR, Gummin DD, Nelson TJ, Drendel AL, Shah BK, Berger S) J Pediatr 2016 12;179:118-123.e1 PMID: 27665040 09/26/2016       4 Citations
  • The Feasibility of Utilizing a Comic for Education in the Emergency Department Setting. (Hanson A, Drendel AL, Ashwal G, Thomas A) Health Commun 2017 05;32(5):529-532 PMID: 27540632 08/20/2016       1 Citations
  • Pain Management of Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injury in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review. (Le May S, Ali S, Khadra C, Drendel AL, Trottier ED, Gouin S, Poonai N) Pain Res Manag 2016;2016:4809394 PMID: 27445614 PMCID: PMC4904632 07/23/2016       6 Citations
  • Migration of Central Venous Catheters in Neonates: A Radiographic Assessment. (Gupta R, Drendel AL, Hoffmann RG, Quijano CV, Uhing MR) Am J Perinatol 2016 05;33(6):600-4 PMID: 26731179 01/06/2016       3 Citations
  • An Evidence-Based Approach to Minimizing Acute Procedural Pain in the Emergency Department and Beyond. (Ali S, McGrath T, Drendel AL) Pediatr Emerg Care 2016 Jan;32(1):36-42; quiz 43-4 PMID: 26720064 01/01/2016       8 Citations
  • A Survey of Caregiver Perspectives on Children's Pain Management in the Emergency Department. (Ali S, Weingarten LE, Kircher J, Dong K, Drendel AL, Rosychuk RJ, Curtis S, Newton AS) CJEM 2016 Mar;18(2):98-105 PMID: 26205823 07/25/2015       5 Citations
  • A Randomized Clinical Trial of Jet-Injected Lidocaine to Reduce Venipuncture Pain for Young Children. (Lunoe MM, Drendel AL, Levas MN, Weisman SJ, Dasgupta M, Hoffmann RG, Brousseau DC) Ann Emerg Med 2015 Nov;66(5):466-74 PMID: 25935844 PMCID: PMC4863077 05/04/2015       17 Citations
  • The use of the needle-free jet injection system with buffered lidocaine device does not change intravenous placement success in children in the emergency department. (Lunoe MM, Drendel AL, Brousseau DC) Acad Emerg Med 2015 Apr;22(4):447-51 PMID: 25779227 PMCID: PMC4641518 03/18/2015       5 Citations
  • A consensus-based criterion standard definition for pediatric patients who needed the highest-level trauma team activation. (Lerner EB, Drendel AL, Falcone RA Jr, Weitze KC, Badawy MK, Cooper A, Cushman JT, Drayna PC, Gourlay DM, Gray MP, Shah MI, Shah MN) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2015 Mar;78(3):634-8 PMID: 25710438 PMCID: PMC4341956 02/25/2015       13 Citations
  • A Comparison of Pain Assessment Measures in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease: Visual Analog Scale Versus Numeric Rating Scale. (Myrvik MP, Drendel AL, Brandow AM, Yan K, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA) J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2015 Apr;37(3):190-4 PMID: 25575295 01/13/2015       8 Citations
  • Acute pediatric musculoskeletal pain management in North America: a practice variation survey. (Kircher J, Drendel AL, Newton AS, Plint AC, Vandermeer B, Dulai S, Ali S) Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2014 Dec;53(14):1326-35 PMID: 25381329 11/09/2014       6 Citations
  • Pediatric musculoskeletal pain in the emergency department: a medical record review of practice variation. (Kircher J, Drendel AL, Newton AS, Dulai S, Vandermeer B, Ali S) CJEM 2014 Nov;16(6):449-57 PMID: 25358276 11/02/2014       14 Citations
  • A survey of children's perspectives on pain management in the emergency department. (Weingarten L, Kircher J, Drendel AL, Newton AS, Ali S) J Emerg Med 2014 Sep;47(3):268-76 PMID: 25012277 07/12/2014       7 Citations
  • Pediatric musculoskeletal pain in the emergency department: a medical record review of practice variation. (Kircher J, Drendel AL, Newton AS, Dulai S, Vandermeer B, Ali S) CJEM 2013;15(0):1-9 PMID: 24064387 09/26/2013    
  • Clinically meaningful measurement of pain in children with sickle cell disease. (Myrvik MP, Brandow AM, Drendel AL, Yan K, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA) Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Oct;60(10):1689-95 PMID: 23776145 PMCID: PMC3993972 06/19/2013       13 Citations
  • Parents' treatment of their children's pain at home: pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches. (Gorodzinsky AY, Davies WH, Drendel AL) J Pediatr Health Care 2014 Mar-Apr;28(2):136-47 PMID: 23419506 02/20/2013       3 Citations
  • Parent satisfaction with acute pediatric pain treatment at home. (Gill M, Drendel AL, Weisman SJ) Clin J Pain 2013 Jan;29(1):64-9 PMID: 22751026 PMCID: PMC4439581 07/04/2012       12 Citations
  • Pain assessment for children: overcoming challenges and optimizing care. (Drendel AL, Kelly BT, Ali S) Pediatr Emerg Care 2011 Aug;27(8):773-81 PMID: 21822093 08/09/2011       49 Citations
  • Pediatric minor injury outcomes: an initial report. (Stevens MW, Drendel AL, Hainsworth KR) Pediatr Emerg Care 2011 May;27(5):371-3 PMID: 21494167 PMCID: PMC3714099 04/16/2011       4 Citations
  • Efficacy and practicality of codeine. (Drendel AL, Ali S) CMAJ 2011 Feb 22;183(3):349 PMID: 21343283 PMCID: PMC3042450 02/24/2011    
  • Pain management of musculoskeletal injuries in children: current state and future directions. (Ali S, Drendel AL, Kircher J, Beno S) Pediatr Emerg Care 2010 Jul;26(7):518-24; quiz 525-8 PMID: 20622635 07/14/2010       44 Citations
  • A randomized clinical trial of ibuprofen versus acetaminophen with codeine for acute pediatric arm fracture pain. (Drendel AL, Gorelick MH, Weisman SJ, Lyon R, Brousseau DC, Kim MK) Ann Emerg Med 2009 Oct;54(4):553-60 PMID: 19692147 08/21/2009       81 Citations
  • Emergency department revisits for pediatric acute asthma exacerbations: association of factors identified in an emergency department asthma tracking system. (Walsh-Kelly CM, Kelly KJ, Drendel AL, Grabowski L, Kuhn EM) Pediatr Emerg Care 2008 Aug;24(8):505-10 PMID: 18645538 07/23/2008       32 Citations
  • The effect of CYP2D6 polymorphisms on the response to pain treatment for pediatric sickle cell pain crisis. (Brousseau DC, McCarver DG, Drendel AL, Divakaran K, Panepinto JA) J Pediatr 2007 Jun;150(6):623-6 PMID: 17517247 PMCID: PMC1978168 05/23/2007       42 Citations
  • Childhood asthma in the emergency department: trends, challenges, and opportunities. (Walsh-Kelly CM, Drendel AL, Gales MS, Kelly KJ) Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2006 Nov;6(6):462-7 PMID: 17026872 10/10/2006       2 Citations
  • Pain assessment for pediatric patients in the emergency department. (Drendel AL, Brousseau DC, Gorelick MH) Pediatrics 2006 May;117(5):1511-8 PMID: 16651304 05/03/2006       81 Citations
  • Outpatient pediatric pain management practices for fractures. (Drendel AL, Lyon R, Bergholte J, Kim MK) Pediatr Emerg Care 2006 Feb;22(2):94-9 PMID: 16481924 02/17/2006       32 Citations
  • Leukemoid response in ethylene glycol intoxication. (Mycyk MB, Drendel A, Sigg T, Leikin JB) Vet Hum Toxicol 2002 Oct;44(5):304-6 PMID: 12361122 10/04/2002       5 Citations
  • Last update: 12/13/2018
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