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Kristina Marie Nazareth-Pidgeon

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine

Selected Publications

Improving the Documentation of Penicillin Allergy Labels Among Pediatric Inpatients.

Journal Article Hosp Pediatr · September 1, 2023 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Penicillin allergy is the most common medication allergy, and the penicillin allergy label is commonly over-applied without adequate reaction history inquiry or documentation. Because penicillin allergy labels are often applied i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Quality improvement initiative to improve infant safe sleep practices in the newborn nursery.

Journal Article BMJ Open Qual · August 2022 The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that healthcare professionals model their safe infant sleeping environment recommendations, yet adherence to safe sleep practices within our community hospital mother-baby unit was low. We used quality improvem ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Association of Sociodemographic Factors With Reported Penicillin Allergy in Pediatric Inpatients.

Journal Article Hosp Pediatr · July 1, 2022 OBJECTIVES: Characterize the association of sociodemographic factors with reported penicillin allergy in pediatric inpatients. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective cohort study of pediatric inpatients admitted to general pediatric units at an academic med ... Full text Link to item Cite

Painful, reappearing eruption in a medically complex 4-year-old.

Journal Article BMJ Case Rep · February 18, 2021 A 4-year-old boy with atypical, complete DiGeorge and CHARGE (coloboma, heart defects, atresia choanae, growth retardation, genital abnormalities and ear abnormalities) syndromes presented with frequent episodes of a painful, markedly erythematous eruption ... Full text Link to item Cite

Recurrent Henoch-Schönlein Purpura with bullous rash and pulmonary nodules.

Journal Article Pediatr Rheumatol Online J · May 24, 2020 BACKGROUND: Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is the most common vasculitis of childhood. It has a characteristic rash described as palpable purpura that most frequently affects the distal lower extremities and buttocks. HSP rarely presents with bullous rash ... Full text Link to item Cite

Neonatal herpetic hepatitis.

Journal Article J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr · June 2011 Full text Link to item Cite