Joseph J. Zorc, MD, MSCE

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Emergency Medicine
Colket CTRB 2106
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1944
Fax: 215-590-4454
B.A. (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard University, 1988.
Columbia University, 1992.
M.S.C.E. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Zorc JJ, Scarfone RJ, Li Y, Hong T, Harmelin M, Grunstein L, Andre J: Scheduled follow-up after a pediatric emergency department visit for asthma. Pediatrics 111(3): 495-502, 2003.

Zorc JJ, Scarfone RJ, Li Y: Predicting follow-up after an emergency department visit for asthma. Journal of Asthma 42: 571-576, 2005.

Zorc J, Pusic MV, Ogborn CJ, Lebet R, Duggan A.: Ipratropium bromide added to asthma treatment in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatrics 103: 748-752, 1999.

Scarfone RJ, Zorc JJ, Angsuco C.: Emergency physicians' prescribing of asthma controller medications. Pediatrics 117: 821-827, 2006.

Scarfone RJ, Zorc JJ, Capraro GA: Patient self-management of acute asthma: Adherence to national guidelines a decade later. Pediatrics 108: 1332-1338, 2001.

Zorc JJ, Levine DA, Platt SL, Dayan PS, Marcias CG, Krief WI, Schor J, Bank D, Shaw K, Kupperman N and the Mulitcenter RSV-SBI Study Group fo rthe Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics: Clinical and demographic factors associated with urinary tract infection in young febrile infants. Pediatrics 116: 644-8, 2005.

Levine D, Platt S, Dayan P, Macias C, Zorc J, Krief W, Schor J, Bank D, Jacobstein C, Stein M, Shaw K, Kuppermann N for the Multicenter RSV-SBI Study Group for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics.: The risk of serious bacterial infection in young febrile infants with respiratory syncytial virus infections. Pediatrics 113: 1728-34, 2004.

Zorc JJ, Kiddoo DA, Shaw KN: Diagnosis and management of pediatric urinary tract infections. Clinical Microbiologic Reviews 18 (2): 471-422, 2005.

Scarfone, RJ, Capraro, GA, Zorc JJ, Zhao H: Demonstrated use of metered-dose inhalers and peak flow meters by children with acute asthma exacerbations. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 156: 378-383, 2002.

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