Mercedes Blackstone, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Chiladren's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Emergency Medicine
3501 Civic Center Blvd - CTRB - Suite 9013
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1944
Fax: 215-590-4454
Education:
BA (English and American Literature)
Harvard University, 1998.
MD
New York University School of Medicine, 2002.
cert (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Feldman EA, McCulloh RJ, Myers AL, Aronson PL, Neuman MI, Bradford MC, Alpern ER, Balamuth F, Blackstone MM, Browning W, Hayes K, Korman R, Leazer R, Nigrovic LE, Marble R, Roben E, Williams D, Tieder JS. : Empiric antibiotic use and susceptibility in infants with bacterial infections: a multicenter retrospective cohort study. Hospital Pediatrics 7(8): 427-435, August 2017.

Shaw KN, Blackstone MM, Lavelle JM. : Authors’ Response, Two-Step Process for ED UTI Screening in Febrile Young Children: Reducing Catheterization Rates. Pediatrics 139(2): pii: e20163794B. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-3794B. Feb 2017.

Russell McCulloh, Elena Feldman, Joel Tider, Paul Aronson, Lise Nigrovic, Brian Lee, Derek Williams, Mark Neuman, Rianna Leazer, Frances Balamuth, Mercedes Blackstone, Richard Marble, Whitney Browning, Rosalynne Korman, Angela Myers, on behalf of the Febile Infant Collaborative : Factors Associated with Initial UTI Diagnosis in Febrile Infants in the ED. Poster, Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Nashville. 2017.

Lavelle JM, Blackstone MM, Funari MK, Roper C, Lopez P, Schast A, Taylor AM, Voorhis CB, Henien M, Shaw KN. : Two-Step Process for ED UTI Screening in Febrile Young Children: Reducing Catheterization Rates. Pediatrics Page: e20153023. [Epub ahead of print] June 2016.

Blackstone MM, Del Pizzo J, Fesnak S. : Procedures. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, 2nd Ed. Shah SS, Zaoutis LB, Catallozzi M, Frank G, eds. (eds.). Mc-Graw Hill Education, 2016.

Blackstone MM, Spandorfer P, Joffe MD. : Dehydration. Fleisher & Ludwig’s Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 7th Ed. Shaw KN, Bachur RG, eds. (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

Collins JL, Blackstone MM, Nance ML.: Thoracic Emergencies Fleisher & Ludwig’s Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 7th Ed. Shaw KN, Bachur RG, eds. (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

Shaw K, Blackstone MM, Lopez P, Roper C. : Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). Fleisher & Ludwig’s Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 7th Ed. Shaw KN, Bachur RG, eds. (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, 2016.

Mercedes M. Blackstone: Drowning. The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 7th Edition. Michael D. Cabana et al. (eds.). Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2015.

Mercedes M. Blackstone: Urinary Tract Infections. The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 7th Edition. Dr. Michael D. Cabana et al. (eds.). Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2015 Notes: In press.

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