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Jeanmarie Perrone, MD

Jeanmarie Perrone, MD

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Silverstein, Rm. 260
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 2156626698
Education:
B.S. (Microbiology)
University of Maryland, cum laude , 1985.
M.D.
University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1990.
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Description of Research Expertise

Evaluating methods to limit initiation of new opioid users and modify opioid misuse through interventions in the ED, regionally and nationally.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Enhancing medication safety and evaluation processes for high risk drugs in the ED and hospital.
Identifying and tracking trends in substance misuse, including the role of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs in improving opioid prescription safety and DEA liason for assessment of opioid prescribing practices.
Evaluation of possible drug toxicity syndromes in complex medical patients.

Description of Other Expertise

Education of health care providers about safe opioid prescribing.

Selected Publications

Perrone J, Nelson LS: Medication Reconciliation for Controlled Substances-An Ideal Prescription-Drug Monitoring Program. New England Journal of Medicine 10, June 2012.

Gugelmann Hallam M, Perrone Jeanmarie: Can prescription drug monitoring programs help limit opioid abuse? JAMA 306(20): 2258-9, Nov 2011.

Nelson LS, Perrone J.: Curbing the opioid epidemic in the United States: the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS). JAMA 308: 457-8, August 2012.

Mazer M, Deroos F, Hollander JE, McCusker C, Peacock N, Perrone J: Medication history taking in emergency department triage is inaccurate and incomplete. Academic Emergency Medicine 18(1): 102-4, Jan 2011.

Friend K, Milone MC, Perrone J: Hyponatremia Associated With Levamisole-Adulterated Cocaine Use in Emergency Department Patients. Annals of Emergency Medicine 60(1): 94-96. July 2012.

Mittal MK, Florin T,Perrone J, Delgado JH, Osterhoudt KC: Toxicity from the use of niacin to beat urine drug screening. Annals of Emergency Medicine 50(5): 587-90. November 2007.

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Last updated: 03/03/2014
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