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William T Zempsky MD

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InstitutionConnecticut Children's
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
Address282 Washington Street
Phone860-545-9000
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    TitleMedical Director, Clinical Trials
    InstitutionConnecticut Children's
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    InstitutionUConn Health Center
    DepartmentPediatrics

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    InstitutionConnecticut Children's
    DepartmentPain Relief Program


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    1. Zempsky WT, Schmitz ML, Meyer JM. Safety and Efficacy of Needle-free Powder Lidocaine Delivery System in Adult Patients Undergoing Venipuncture or Peripheral Venous Cannulation: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled Trial. Clin J Pain. 2016 Mar; 32(3):211-7. PMID: 25988938.
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    2. Manworren RC, Jeffries L, Pantaleao A, Seip R, Zempsky WT, Ruaño G. Pharmacogenetic Testing for Analgesic Adverse Effects: Pediatric Case Series. Clin J Pain. 2016 Feb; 32(2):109-15. PMID: 25803758.
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    3. Schmitz ML, Zempsky WT, Meyer JM. Safety and Efficacy of a Needle-free Powder Lidocaine Delivery System in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Venipuncture or Peripheral Venous Cannulation: Randomized Double-blind COMFORT-004 Trial. Clin Ther. 2015 Aug; 37(8):1761-72. PMID: 26164784.
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    4. Zempsky WT, O'Hara EA, Santanelli JP, New T, Smith-Whitley K, Casella J, Palermo TM. Development and validation of the Youth Acute Pain Functional Ability Questionnaire (YAPFAQ). J Pain. 2014 Dec; 15(12):1319-27. PMID: 25277425; PMCID: PMC4253024 [Available on 12/01/15].
    5. Bromberg MH, Schechter NL, Nurko S, Zempsky WT, Schanberg LE. Persistent pain in chronically ill children without detectable disease activity. Pain Manag. 2014 May; 4(3):211-9. PMID: 24953073.
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    6. Zempsky WT, O'Hara EA, Santanelli JP, Palermo TM, New T, Smith-Whitley K, Casella JF. Validation of the sickle cell disease pain burden interview-youth. J Pain. 2013 Sep; 14(9):975-82. PMID: 23701707; PMCID: PMC3759569.
    7. Zempsky WT, Palermo TM, Corsi JM, Lewandowski AS, Zhou C, Casella JF. Daily changes in pain, mood and physical function in children hospitalized for sickle cell disease pain. Pain Res Manag. 2013 Jan-Feb; 18(1):33-8. PMID: 23457684; PMCID: PMC3665435.
    8. Fein JA, Zempsky WT, Cravero JP. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov; 130(5):e1391-405. PMID: 23109683.
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    9. Gidudu JF, Walco GA, Taddio A, Zempsky WT, Halperin SA, Calugar A, Gibbs NA, Hennig R, Jovancevic M, Netterlid E, O'Connor T, Oleske JM, Varricchio F, Tsai TF, Seifert H, Schuind AE. Immunization site pain: case definition and guidelines for collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data. Vaccine. 2012 Jun 22; 30(30):4558-77. PMID: 22521267.
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    10. Berde CB, Walco GA, Krane EJ, Anand KJ, Aranda JV, Craig KD, Dampier CD, Finkel JC, Grabois M, Johnston C, Lantos J, Lebel A, Maxwell LG, McGrath P, Oberlander TF, Schanberg LE, Stevens B, Taddio A, von Baeyer CL, Yaster M, Zempsky WT. Pediatric analgesic clinical trial designs, measures, and extrapolation: report of an FDA scientific workshop. Pediatrics. 2012 Feb; 129(2):354-64. PMID: 22250028.
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    11. Zempsky WT, Corsi JM, McKay K. Pain scores: are they used in sickle cell pain? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jan; 27(1):27-8. PMID: 21178811.
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    12. Schechter NL, Bernstein BA, Zempsky WT, Bright NS, Willard AK. Educational outreach to reduce immunization pain in office settings. Pediatrics. 2010 Dec; 126(6):e1514-21. PMID: 21078736.
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    13. Stucky ER, Maniscalco J, Ottolini MC, Agrawal R, Alverson B, Ballantine A, Beauchamp-Walters J, Billman GF, Buchanan AO, Carlson DW, Chiang VW, Clemmens MR, Clute JL, Phillips SC, Dansky T, Daru J, Daud YN, DeWolfe C, Geskey JM, Hain PD, Herzog K, Hood M, Johnson KB, Johnson R, Kelly B, Kimmons HC, Li ST, Lye PS, Maniscalco J, Marcello DE, Melzer SM, Mikula MI, Mirkinson LJ, Miller CD, O'Hara C, Ottolini MC, Pate BM, Patrick D, Percelay JM, Pressel D, Rehm KP, Rhee KE, Riederer MF, Ruhlen M, Seidel HM, Sekaran A, Shadman KA, Singla V, Smith K, Sperring JL, Stryjewski G, Stucky ER, Thompson ED, Turmelle M, Tynan MG, Williams RJ, Wolf H, Wu S, Zaoutis LB, Zempsky WT. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies Supplement: a Framework for Curriculum Development by the Society of Hospital Medicine with acknowledgement to pediatric hospitalists from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatric Association. J Hosp Med. 2010 Apr; 5 Suppl 2:i-xv, 1-114. PMID: 20440783.
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    14. Zempsky WT, Loiselle KA, Corsi JM, Hagstrom JN. Use of low-dose ketamine infusion for pediatric patients with sickle cell disease-related pain: a case series. Clin J Pain. 2010 Feb; 26(2):163-7. PMID: 20090444.
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    15. Zempsky WT. Treatment of sickle cell pain: fostering trust and justice. JAMA. 2009 Dec 9; 302(22):2479-80. PMID: 19996405.
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    16. Zempsky WT, Loiselle KA, McKay K, Lee BH, Hagstrom JN, Schechter NL. Do children with sickle cell disease receive disparate care for pain in the emergency department? J Emerg Med. 2010 Nov; 39(5):691-5. PMID: 19703740.
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    17. Conway M, White N, Jean CS, Zempsky WT, Steven K. Use of continuous intravenous ketamine for end-stage cancer pain in children. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2009 Mar-Apr; 26(2):100-6. PMID: 19202116.
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    18. Zempsky WT. Optimizing the management of peripheral venous access pain in children: evidence, impact, and implementation. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov; 122 Suppl 3:S121-4. PMID: 18978004.
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    19. Zempsky WT. Pharmacologic approaches for reducing venous access pain in children. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov; 122 Suppl 3:S140-53. PMID: 18978008.
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    20. Kennedy RM, Luhmann J, Zempsky WT. Clinical implications of unmanaged needle-insertion pain and distress in children. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov; 122 Suppl 3:S130-3. PMID: 18978006.
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    21. Zempsky WT, Loiselle KA, McKay K, Blake GL, Hagstrom JN, Schechter NL, Kain ZN. Retrospective evaluation of pain assessment and treatment for acute vasoocclusive episodes in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Aug; 51(2):265-8. PMID: 18386784.
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    22. Zempsky WT, Bean-Lijewski J, Kauffman RE, Koh JL, Malviya SV, Rose JB, Richards PT, Gennevois DJ. Needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system provides rapid effective analgesia for venipuncture or cannulation pain in children: randomized, double-blind Comparison of Venipuncture and Venous Cannulation Pain After Fast-Onset Needle-Free Powder Lidocaine or Placebo Treatment trial. Pediatrics. 2008 May; 121(5):979-87. PMID: 18450903.
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    23. Zempsky WT, Robbins B, McKay K. Reduction of topical anesthetic onset time using ultrasound: a randomized controlled trial prior to venipuncture in young children. Pain Med. 2008 Oct; 9(7):795-802. PMID: 18346063.
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    24. Zempsky WT, Robbins B, Richards PT, Leong MS, Schechter NL. A novel needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system for rapid local analgesia. J Pediatr. 2008 Mar; 152(3):405-11. PMID: 18280850.
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    25. Van Epps S, Zempsky W, Schechter N, Pescatello LS, Lerer T. The effects of a two-week trial of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pediatric chronic back pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Aug; 34(2):115-7. PMID: 17555919.
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    26. Schechter NL, Zempsky WT, Cohen LL, McGrath PJ, McMurtry CM, Bright NS. Pain reduction during pediatric immunizations: evidence-based review and recommendations. Pediatrics. 2007 May; 119(5):e1184-98. PMID: 17473085.
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    27. Kemper KJ, Butler LD, Culbert T, Eisenberg D, Gardiner P, Gaylord S, Glick R, Gold JI, Guerrera MP, Harrigan R, Kreitzer MJ, Lee R, McLean TW, Olness K, Pan J, Pettignano R, Rickhi B, Rosen L, Sahler OJ, Sierpina V, Tsao JC, Vohra S, Weydert J, Zeltzer L, Zempsky WT. Pediatric guidelines. Explore (NY). 2006 Sep-Oct; 2(5):386-7. PMID: 16979098.
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    28. Zempsky WT, Zehrer CL, Lyle CT, Hedbloom EC. Economic comparison of methods of wound closure: wound closure strips vs. sutures and wound adhesives. Int Wound J. 2005 Sep; 2(3):272-81. PMID: 16618333.
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    29. Zempsky WT, Cravero JP. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2004 Nov; 114(5):1348-56. PMID: 15520120.
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    30. Zempsky WT, Parrotti D, Grem C, Nichols J. Randomized controlled comparison of cosmetic outcomes of simple facial lacerations closed with Steri Strip Skin Closures or Dermabond tissue adhesive. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2004 Aug; 20(8):519-24. PMID: 15295247.
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    31. Zempsky WT, Sullivan J, Paulson DM, Hoath SB. Evaluation of a low-dose lidocaine iontophoresis system for topical anesthesia in adults and children: a randomized, controlled trial. Clin Ther. 2004 Jul; 26(7):1110-9. PMID: 15336476.
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    32. Zempsky WT, Schechter NL. What's new in the management of pain in children. Pediatr Rev. 2003 Oct; 24(10):337-48. PMID: 14523160.
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    33. Zempsky WT, Parkinson TM. Lidocaine iontophoresis for topical anesthesia before dermatologic procedures in children: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatr Dermatol. 2003 Jul-Aug; 20(4):364-8. PMID: 12869165.
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    34. Zempsky WT, Parkinson TM. Lidocaine iontophoresis for local anesthesia before shave biopsy. Dermatol Surg. 2003 Jun; 29(6):627-30. PMID: 12786707.
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    35. Zempsky WT, Schechter NL. Office-based pain management. The 15-minute consultation. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2000 Jun; 47(3):601-15. PMID: 10835993.
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    36. Zempsky WT, Schechter NL. IMpact-RSV Study Group report. Pediatrics. 1999 Oct; 104(4 Pt 1):993-4; author reply 995. PMID: 10532865.
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    37. Zempsky WT. Use of topical lidocaine in pediatric laceration repair. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1999 Jun; 15(3):239. PMID: 10389968.
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    38. Losek JD, Endom E, Dietrich A, Stewart G, Zempsky W, Smith K. Adenosine and pediatric supraventricular tachycardia in the emergency department: multicenter study and review. Ann Emerg Med. 1999 Feb; 33(2):185-91. PMID: 9922414.
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    39. Zempsky WT, Haskell G. Paramedics as allied health care providers in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1998 Oct; 14(5):329-31. PMID: 9814397.
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    40. Zempsky WT, Simon H. Tissue adhesives. Ann Emerg Med. 1998 Aug; 32(2):275. PMID: 9701323.
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    41. Zempsky WT, Ashburn MA. Iontophoresis: noninvasive drug delivery. Am J Anesthesiol. 1998 Jul-Aug; 25(4):158-62. PMID: 10186490.
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    42. Zempsky WT, Anand KJ, Sullivan KM, Fraser D, Cucina K. Lidocaine iontophoresis for topical anesthesia before intravenous line placement in children. J Pediatr. 1998 Jun; 132(6):1061-3. PMID: 9627608.
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    43. Zempsky WT. Alternative routes of drug administration--advantages and disadvantages (subject review) Pediatrics. 1998 Apr; 101(4 Pt 1):730-1. PMID: 9556410.
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    44. Simon HK, Zempsky WT, Bruns TB, Sullivan KM. Lacerations against Langer's lines: to glue or suture? J Emerg Med. 1998 Mar-Apr; 16(2):185-9. PMID: 9543399.
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    45. Zempsky WT, Karasic RB. EMLA versus TAC for topical anesthesia of extremity wounds in children. Ann Emerg Med. 1997 Aug; 30(2):163-6. PMID: 9250639.
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    46. Simon HK, McLario DJ, Bruns TB, Zempsky WT, Wood RJ, Sullivan KM. Long-term appearance of lacerations repaired using a tissue adhesive. Pediatrics. 1997 Feb; 99(2):193-5. PMID: 9024445.
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    47. Zempsky WT, Isaacman DJ, Sullivan KM, Sipp N. Child restraint device use in patients leaving a children's hospital. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1996 Dec; 150(12):1284-7. PMID: 8954001.
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    48. Zempsky WT. Ear temperatures. Pediatrics. 1995 Nov; 96(5 Pt 1):983. PMID: 7478856.
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    49. Zempsky WT, Bhende MS. The lytic cocktail. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1995 Apr; 11(2):151. PMID: 7596878.
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    50. Bodnar JW, Hanson PI, Polvino-Bodnar M, Zempsky W, Ward DC. The terminal regions of adenovirus and minute virus of mice DNAs are preferentially associated with the nuclear matrix in infected cells. J Virol. 1989 Oct; 63(10):4344-53. PMID: 2778878; PMCID: PMC251051.
    51. Zempsky WT, Rosenstein BJ, Carroll JA, Oski FA. Effect of pancreatic enzyme supplements on iron absorption. Am J Dis Child. 1989 Aug; 143(8):969-72. PMID: 2756973.
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    52. Zempsky WT, Rosenstein BJ. The cause of rectal prolapse in children. Am J Dis Child. 1988 Mar; 142(3):338-9. PMID: 3344723.
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    53. Bodnar JW, Zempsky W, Warder D, Bergson C, Ward DC. Effect of nucleotide analogs on the cleavage of DNA by the restriction enzymes AluI, DdeI, HinfI, RsaI, and TaqI. J Biol Chem. 1983 Dec 25; 258(24):15206-13. PMID: 6317689.
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