Alexis Elward

Professor of Pediatrics, Vice Chair of Quality Improvement and Safety in Pediatrics

    • 2224 Citations

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    Research interests

    Areas of research interest include central-line associated bloodstream infection prevention, ventilator-associated pneumonia and hand hygiene; she has been the recipient of NIH and CDC awards to study these. She is also the site investigator for several multicenter pediatric infection prevention initiatives, including an R01 to study the epidemiology of resistant Enterobacteriaceae and an industry funded grant to study to efficacy of daily bathing with chlorhexidine in the prevention of central-line associated bloodstream infections.

    Areas of Clinical Interest

    Nosocomial infections, hospital-acquired infection, nosocomial blood stream infections, ventilator-associated pneumonia

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    Research Output

    • 2224 Citations
    • 31 Article
    • 5 Review article
  • 2 Scopus citations

    Posaconazole-induced hypertension and hypokalemia due to inhibition of the 11b-hydroxylase enzyme

    Barton, K., Davis, T. K., Marshall, B., Elward, A. & White, N. H., Oct 1 2018, In : Clinical Kidney Journal. 11, 5, p. 691-693 3 p.

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    Open Access
  • 11 Scopus citations

    SHEA neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) white paper series: Practical approaches to Clostridioides difficile prevention

    Sandora, T. J., Bryant, K. K., Cantey, J. B., Elward, A. M., Yokoe, D. S. & Bartlett, A. H., Oct 1 2018, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 39, 10, p. 1149-1153 5 p.

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    Open Access
    2 Scopus citations

    Vancomycin Concentrations in Paraspinal Muscles During Posterior Spinal Fusions for Neuromuscular Scoliosis

    Gregory, J. R., Smith, J. C., Brown-Riley, S. M., Elward, A. M. & Luhmann, S. J., Nov 1 2018, In : Spine deformity. 6, 6, p. 736-740 5 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Antibiotic prophylaxis is associated with subsequent resistant infections in children with an initial extended-spectrum-cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infection

    Das, S., Adler, A. L., Miles-Jay, A., Kronman, M. P., Qin, X., Weissman, S. J., Burnham, C. A. D., Elward, A., Newland, J. G., Selvarangan, R., Sullivan, K. V., Zaoutis, T. & Zerr, D. M., May 2017, In : Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 61, 5, e02656.

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    Open Access
  • 3 Scopus citations