1. Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Neonate with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Pediatric cardio 26: 686-689, 2005.
- Published: S. Agarwal, G. Deshpande, D. Agarwal, A. Davé & J.J. Shah. (2005). Sudden Cardiac Arrest in
a Neonate with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Pediatric Cardiology, 26, 686-689. doi:
-Summary: The publication is a case review of a patient who developed cardiac arrest due to
hyperkalemia secondary to congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
2. Time delays in Newborn screening. Some Policy Recommendations for the state of Illinois.
-Presented at: Hot topics in neonatology at Washington D.C.
-Summary: This study sough to identify major contributors to the delays of reporting of newborn
screen to health care providers.
3. Absent Nasal Flaring in a Neonate with Bilateral Choanal Atresia stenosis. Pediatric May 2002, Volume 109, Number 5.
-Presented at: Hot Topics in Neonatology, December 2001; Washington D.C.
-Summary: Nasal flaring is one of the many manifestations of respiratory distress in neonates. Absent nasal flaring combined with significant respiratory distress was noted during a case reported patient that had a final diagnosis of bilateral choanal atresia. These clinical findings in this case reported patient demonstrate feasibly new diagnostic criteria when identifying bilateral choanal atresia.
4. Third Degree Burn Following Use of Microwave Heated CryoGel-Pak
-Published: Clinical Pediatrics, March 1993
-Summary: A case report of a three-year-old patient sustaining a burn injury from a microwave-heated cryogel pack demonstrated a gap in the knowledge regarding the safety of these hot-cold packs. Using a microwave oven and thermometer Dr. Davé demonstrated how microwave heated cryogel packs r each temperatures capable of sustaining burn injuries.
5. EMLA a Topical Anesthetic in Office.
-Published: Clinical Pediatrics, June 1990.
-Summary: In office a topical anesthetic EMLA, can be utilized in an outpatient setting to minimize the
pain associated with outpatient procedures and immunizations .
6. Disease that Mimic Meningitis.
-Published: Letters to Editor in Clinical Pediatrics,1990
-Summary: Many years of pediatric experience have led Dr. Davé to add intussusception to a list of
differential diagnosis when suspecting meningitis.
7. Use of intravenous bag for immobilizing extremities in children. Surgical Pros and Cons – surgery, gynecology and obstetrics. June 1987, volume 164.
-Published: Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, June 1987, Volume 164.
-Summary: Unused intravenous fluid bags were once used to immobilize a patient’s extremity to
maintain patent intravenous access. Utilizing this method of immobilization lead to case report of skin
break down on a 22-mont-old child that was hospitalized for H-Flu type b meningitis.
8. Pediatric Puzzler: Unnatural Deeds Do Breed Unnatural Troubles
-Published: Contemporary Pediatrics, February 1990
-Summary: A puzzling diagnosis in a neonate is a steadfast reminder that medication errors can and do
happen within health care institutions.
9. Pediatric Puzzler: A Curious Yellow
-Published: Contemporary Pediatrics. April 1986
-Summary: A 14-year boy is brought to the office for an illness consisting of sore throat, fever, and
swollen glands. In addition, his skin holds a yellowish hue and the sclera are mildly icterus.
10. Cry Score, A Simplified Tool For Assessment Of Physical Condition of Newborn Infants
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- Summary: A new tool, Cry Score, was created and developed by Dr. Davé as a means to quickly
assess the physical condition of a newborn infant. In a small scale study the Cry Score tool was compared to the routinely used APGAR scores at birth. Results demonstrated significant, positive
correlation between APGAR and Cry Score tool.
11. Establishing Morphometric Nomograms of Uncharted Surface Anatomies in Term Neonates
-Summary: A study was undertaken to investigate the various measurements of the human newborn
surface and appendage anatomy by use of measuring tape. Measurements were of horizontal
and vertical planes were assessed after birth during the infant’s hospital stay.