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Marlene D. Melzer-Lange MD


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

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center

Publications (53)

  • An educational intervention for medical students to improve self-efficacy in firearm injury prevention counseling. (Kwong JZ, Gray JM, Rein L, Liu Y, Melzer-Lange MD) Inj Epidemiol 2019;6(Suppl 1):27 PMID: 31333993 PMCID: PMC6616463 07/25/2019    
  • Trauma-Informed Care for Violently Injured Patients in the Emergency Department. (Fischer KR, Bakes KM, Corbin TJ, Fein JA, Harris EJ, James TL, Melzer-Lange MD) Ann Emerg Med 2019 02;73(2):193-202 PMID: 30503381 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85057273190 12/07/2018       5 Citations
  • Development and Assessment of an Online Training for the Medical Response to Sex Trafficking of Minors. (Hansen S, Melzer-Lange M, Nugent M, Yan K, Rabbitt A) Acad Pediatr 2018 Nov - Dec;18(8):965-968 PMID: 30098443 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055506569 08/12/2018    
  • School Bus Transportation of Children With Special Health Care Needs. (O'Neil J, Hoffman BD, COUNCIL ON INJURY, VIOLENCE, AND POISON PREVENTION) Pediatrics 2018 05;141(5) PMID: 29712763 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046470409 05/02/2018       1 Citation
  • 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 01;57(1):106-108 PMID: 28081613 PMCID: PMC6290991 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85036523245 01/14/2017    
  • Association of Hospital Resources and Imaging Choice for Appendicitis in Pediatric Emergency Departments. (Fullerton K, Depinet H, Iyer S, Hall M, Herr S, Morton I, Lee T, Melzer-Lange M) Acad Emerg Med 2017 Apr;24(4):400-409 PMID: 28039951 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018522940 01/01/2017       4 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991490037 10/18/2016       6 Citations
  • Improvement in quality of life among violently injured youth after a brief intervention. (Levas MN, Boyle EA, Melzer-Lange M, Panepinto J) J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 10;81(4 Suppl 1):S61-6 PMID: 27032002 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85027093783 04/01/2016       3 Citations
  • Medical providers' understanding of sex trafficking and their experience with at-risk patients. (Beck ME, Lineer MM, Melzer-Lange M, Simpson P, Nugent M, Rabbitt A) Pediatrics 2015 Apr;135(4):e895-902 PMID: 25780076 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84927751097 03/18/2015       63 Citations
  • Child abuse pediatric consults in the pediatric emergency department improve adherence to hospital guidelines. (Webb T, Valvano T, Nugent M, Melzer-Lange M) WMJ 2013 Oct;112(5):206-10 PMID: 24734415 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84886002601 04/17/2014       2 Citations
  • Diagnostic findings in infants presenting to a pediatric emergency department for lethargy or feeding complaints. (Webb T, Nugent M, Simpson P, Melzer-Lange M) Pediatr Emerg Care 2014 Mar;30(3):151-6 PMID: 24583575 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84896404602 03/04/2014       1 Citation
  • Effects of a Systems Change Model to Respond to Patients Experiencing Partner Violence in Primary Care Medical Settings (Hamberger LK, Ambuel B, Guse CE, Phelan MB, Melzer-Lange M, Kistner A) Journal of Family Violence August 2014;29(6):581-594 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84905725223 01/01/2014    
  • A comprehensive approach to pediatric injury prevention in the emergency department. (Zonfrillo MR, Melzer-Lange M, Gittelman MA) Pediatr Emerg Care 2014 Jan;30(1):56-62 PMID: 24378864 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84893013788 01/01/2014       19 Citations
  • Healthcare Can Change from Within: Sustained Improvement in the Healthcare Response to Intimate Partner Violence (Ambuel B, Hamberger LK, Guse CE, Melzer-Lange M, Phelan MB, Kistner A) Journal of Family Violence November 2013;28(8):833-847 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84885711984 11/01/2013    
  • Injury prevention: opportunities in the emergency department. (Melzer-Lange MD, Zonfrillo MR, Gittelman MA) Pediatr Clin North Am 2013 Oct;60(5):1241-53 PMID: 24093906 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84884816369 10/08/2013       8 Citations
  • Firearm-related injuries affecting the pediatric population. (Dowd MD, Sege RD, Council on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention Executive Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics) Pediatrics 2012 Nov;130(5):e1416-23 PMID: 23080412 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84868611668 10/20/2012       120 Citations
  • H1N1 hemagglutinin-inhibition seroprevalence in Emergency Department Health Care workers after the first wave of the 2009 influenza pandemic. (Kumar S, Fan J, Melzer-Lange M, Trost J, Havens PL, Willoughby RE, Chusid MJ, Henrickson KJ) Pediatr Emerg Care 2011 Sep;27(9):804-7 PMID: 21878831 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80052967973 09/01/2011       8 Citations
  • Aggressive behavior in children and adolescents. (Zahrt DM, Melzer-Lange MD) Pediatr Rev 2011 Aug;32(8):325-32 PMID: 21807873 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79961212052 08/03/2011       15 Citations
  • Validation of two child passenger safety questionnaires. (Uherick L, Gorelick MH, Biechler R, Brixey SN, Melzer-Lange M) Inj Prev 2010 Oct;16(5):343-7 PMID: 20805618 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77958106520 09/02/2010       7 Citations
  • Evaluation of an intimate partner violence curriculum in a pediatric hospital. (Johnson NL, Klingbeil C, Melzer-Lange M, Humphreys C, Scanlon MC, Simpson P) Pediatrics 2009 Feb;123(2):562-8 PMID: 19171623 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-61549107577 01/28/2009       10 Citations
  • Urban community characteristics and adolescent assault victims. (Melzer-Lange MD, Van Thatcher CD, Liu J, Zhu S) WMJ 2007 Oct;106(7):394-6 PMID: 18030827 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-35848961867 11/23/2007       6 Citations
  • Comparison of methods for analyzing recurrent events data: application to the Emergency Department Visits of Pediatric Firearm Victims. (Lim HJ, Liu J, Melzer-Lange M) Accid Anal Prev 2007 Mar;39(2):290-9 PMID: 17045949 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33845298300 10/19/2006       25 Citations
  • Psychosocial needs of African American youth presenting to a pediatric emergency department with assault-related injuries. (McCart MR, Davies WH, Phelps LF, Heuermann W, Melzer-Lange MD) Pediatr Emerg Care 2006 Mar;22(3):154-9 PMID: 16628096 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33646755607 04/22/2006       9 Citations
  • Concerns and coping of African-American mothers after youth assault requiring emergency medical treatment. (Phelps LF, Davies WH, McCart MR, Klein-Tasman BP, Melzer-Lange MD, Heuermann W) J Pediatr Psychol 2006 May;31(4):388-96 PMID: 16093519 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33645996037 08/12/2005       7 Citations
  • Bullying prevention: Wisconsin takes a stand. (Melzer-Lange MD, Cohen RW, Grossberg PM, Matthews CK, Heuermann W, Kocs KJ, Hale LJ, Gilmore C) WMJ 2005 Jan;104(1):57-61 PMID: 15779727 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-12844281924 03/23/2005    
  • Give Wisconsin children a boost. (Uherick LA, Melzer-Lange MD, Pierce SE) WMJ 2005 Jan;104(1):37-40 PMID: 15779723 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-12844252575 03/23/2005       1 Citation
  • Assessment of trauma symptoms among adolescent assault victims. (McCart MR, Davies WH, Harris R, Wincek J, Calhoun AD, Melzer-Lange MD) J Adolesc Health 2005 Jan;36(1):70.e7-13 PMID: 15661600 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-12344255748 01/22/2005       12 Citations
  • Office preparedness for pediatric emergencies: baseline preparedness and the impact of guideline distribution. (Walsh-Kelly CM, Bergholte J, Erschen MJ, Melzer-Lange M) Pediatr Emerg Care 2004 May;20(5):289-94 PMID: 15123899 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-2442437594 05/05/2004       15 Citations
  • Emergency department management of sexually transmitted infections in US adolescents: results from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. (Beckmann KR, Melzer-Lange MD, Gorelick MH) Ann Emerg Med 2004 Mar;43(3):333-8 PMID: 14985659 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-1442336150 02/27/2004       51 Citations
  • Sexual-history taking in the pediatric emergency department. (Beckmann KR, Melzer-Lange MD) Ambul Pediatr 2004 Jan-Feb;4(1):41-2 PMID: 14731093 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0842324048 01/21/2004       2 Citations
  • Patient-controlled analgesia for sickle cell pain crisis in a pediatric emergency department. (Melzer-Lange MD, Walsh-Kelly CM, Lea G, Hillery CA, Scott JP) Pediatr Emerg Care 2004 Jan;20(1):2-4 PMID: 14716157 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0347763461 01/13/2004       34 Citations
  • The effectiveness of a follow-up program at improving HIV testing in a pediatric emergency department. (Beckmann KR, Melzer-Lange MD, Cuene B, Dietz M, Havens PL) WMJ 2002;101(8):30-4 PMID: 12557610 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036912439 02/01/2003       5 Citations
  • Clinical puzzler: Teen in shock (Melzer-Lange MD) Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine March 2003;4(1):75-79 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0038205973 01/01/2003    
  • Developing community coalitions in youth violence prevention. (Heuermann WK, Melzer-Lange MD) WMJ 2002;101(6):30-3 PMID: 12355966 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036377516 10/03/2002       3 Citations
  • Bullying: the physician's role. (Melzer-Lange MD, Pulley SC) WMJ 2002;101(6):26-9 PMID: 12355965 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036376252 10/03/2002       3 Citations
  • Project UJIMA: working together to make things right. (Marcelle DR, Melzer-Lange MD) WMJ 2001;100(2):22-5 PMID: 11419365 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034987124 06/23/2001       29 Citations
  • Advised follow-up after emergency treatment of adolescents with violence-related injuries. (Melzer-Lange M, Lye PS, Calhoun AD) Pediatr Emerg Care 1998 Oct;14(5):334-7 PMID: 9814399 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031768878 11/14/1998       14 Citations
  • Violence and associated high-risk health behavior in adolescents. Substance abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, and pregnancy of adolescents. (Melzer-Lange MD) Pediatr Clin North Am 1998 Apr;45(2):307-17 PMID: 9568011 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031950242 05/06/1998       23 Citations
  • False-positive preliminary radiograph interpretations in a pediatric emergency department: clinical and economic impact. (Walsh-Kelly CM, Hennes HM, Melzer-Lange MD) Am J Emerg Med 1997 Jul;15(4):354-6 PMID: 9217523 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030834246 07/01/1997       12 Citations
  • Management of children at risk for occult bacteremia. (Givens TG, Walsh-Kelly C, Glaeser P, Melzer-Lange M, Hennes H, Polhill RB Jr, Hardwick WE Jr, Monroe KW, Nichols MH, Edwards KH) Pediatr Emerg Care 1996 Dec;12(6):460-2 PMID: 8989802 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030344807 12/01/1996       1 Citation
  • Adolescent health care in a pediatric emergency department. (Melzer-Lange M, Lye PS) Ann Emerg Med 1996 May;27(5):633-7 PMID: 8629786 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029878727 05/01/1996       36 Citations
  • Clinical impact of radiograph misinterpretation in a pediatric ED and the effect of physician training level. (Walsh-Kelly CM, Melzer-Lange MD, Hennes HM, Lye P, Hegenbarth M, Sty J, Starshak R) Am J Emerg Med 1995 May;13(3):262-4 PMID: 7755814 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029019714 05/01/1995       34 Citations
  • Chlamydia trachomatis infections: implications for pregnant adolescents and their infants. (Melzer-Lange M, Good L, Hennes H) Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 1994;2(1):10-5 PMID: 18475359 PMCID: PMC2364361 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84956442979 01/01/1994    
  • Reliability of observation variables in distinguishing infectious outcome of febrile young infants. (Bonadio WA, Hennes H, Smith D, Ruffing R, Melzer-Lange M, Lye P, Isaacman D) Pediatr Infect Dis J 1993 Feb;12(2):111-4 PMID: 8426766 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0027535274 02/01/1993       51 Citations
  • The role of abdominal x-rays in the diagnosis and management of intussusception. (Smith DS, Bonadio WA, Losek JD, Walsh-Kelly CM, Hennes HM, Glaeser PW, Melzer-Lange M, Rimm AA) Pediatr Emerg Care 1992 Dec;8(6):325-7 PMID: 1454638 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026496076 12/01/1992       20 Citations
  • Clinical predictors of bacterial versus aseptic meningitis in childhood. (Walsh-Kelly C, Nelson DB, Smith DS, Losek JD, Melzer-Lange M, Hennes HM, Glaeser PW) Ann Emerg Med 1992 Aug;21(8):910-4 PMID: 1497155 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026659725 08/01/1992       23 Citations
  • Relationship of temperature pattern and serious bacterial infections in infants 4 to 8 weeks old 24 to 48 hours after antibiotic treatment. (Bonadio WA, Lehrmann M, Hennes H, Smith D, Ruffing R, Melzer-Lange M, Lye P, Isaacman D) Ann Emerg Med 1991 Sep;20(9):1006-8 PMID: 1877764 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025740964 09/01/1991       3 Citations
  • Improved speed and accuracy of calculations with a programmable calculator in pediatric emergency scenarios. (Melzer-Lange M, Wyatt D, Walsh-Kelly C, Smith D, Hegenbarth MA, Eisenberg CS) Am J Dis Child 1991 Mar;145(3):264-6 PMID: 1900657 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025978061 03/01/1991       2 Citations
  • Haemophilus influenzae B meningitis in a patient with a ventriculoperitoneal shunt and meningomyelocele. (Brandstetter Y, Melzer-Lange M, Chusid MJ) Wis Med J 1990 Aug;89(8):461-3 PMID: 2396426 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025469567 08/01/1990       1 Citation
  • Epiglottitis: comparison of signs and symptoms in children less than 2 years old and older. (Losek JD, Dewitz-Zink BA, Melzer-Lange M, Havens PL) Ann Emerg Med 1990 Jan;19(1):55-8 PMID: 2297156 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025055119 01/01/1990       18 Citations
  • Naphthalene-induced hemolysis in a black female toddler deficient in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. (Melzer-Lange M, Walsh-Kelly C) Pediatr Emerg Care 1989 Mar;5(1):24-6 PMID: 2710663 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0024550226 03/01/1989       10 Citations
  • Esophageal foreign body presenting with altered consciousness. (Melzer-Lange M, Van Howe R, Losek JD) Am J Dis Child 1988 Sep;142(9):915-6 PMID: 3414616 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0023786071 09/01/1988       6 Citations
  • An unusual complication from a femoral venous catheter. (Bonadio WA, Losek JD, Melzer-Lange M) Pediatr Emerg Care 1988 Mar;4(1):27-9 PMID: 3362730 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0023891199 03/01/1988       8 Citations
  • Last update: 03/25/2020
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