Donald H. Arnold, M.D.

Faculty Appointments
Professor of Pediatrics
M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MarylandM.D., OB-GYN, Emory University, Atlanta, GeorgiaB.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Office Address
703 Oxford House
TN 4700
Research Description
Research Keywords
Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Asthma Diagnosis and Outcomes
Clinical Research Keywords
pulsus paradoxus; asthma; pulse oximetry; clinical prediction rules
Arnold DH, Gebretsadik T, Minton PA, Higgins S, Hartert TV. Assessment of severity measures for acute asthma outcomes: a first step in developing an asthma clinical prediction rule. Am J Emerg Med. 2008 May; 26(4): 473-9. PMID: 18410819, PMCID: PMC3760484, PII: S0735-6757(07)00345-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2007.05.026, ISSN: 1532-8171.

Spiro DM, Arnold DH. The concept and practice of a wait-and-see approach to acute otitis media. Curr. Opin. Pediatr. 2008 Feb; 20(1): 72-8. PMID: 18197043, PII: 00008480-200802000-00013, DOI: 10.1097/MOP.0b013e3282f2fa62, ISSN: 1040-8703.

Arnold DH, Spiro DM. Visual diagnosis: a 5-year-old child who has facial palsy and rash. Pediatr Rev. 2007 Dec; 28(12): 465-9. PMID: 18055646, PII: 28/12/465, DOI: 10.1542/pir.28-12-465, ISSN: 1526-3347.

Arnold DH, Gebretsadik T, Minton PA, Higgins S, Hartert TV. Clinical measures associated with FEV1 in persons with asthma requiring hospital admission. Am J Emerg Med. 2007 May; 25(4): 425-9. PMID: 17499661, PII: S0735-6757(06)00399-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2006.09.006, ISSN: 1532-8171.

Spiro DM, Tay KY, Arnold DH, Dziura JD, Baker MD, Shapiro ED. Wait-and-see prescription for the treatment of acute otitis media: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2006 Sep 9/13/2006; 296(10): 1235-41. PMID: 16968847, PII: 296/10/1235, DOI: 10.1001/jama.296.10.1235, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Spiro DM, Schmidt JM, Arnold DH, Cartner SC, Yagmurlu A. Antibiotic-induced mesenteric adenopathy in an intussusception mouse model: a randomized, controlled trial. J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 2005 Jul; 41(1): 39-43. PMID: 15990628, PII: 00005176-200507000-00009, ISSN: 0277-2116.

Arnold DH, Spiro DM, Nichols MH, King WD. Availability and perceived competence of pediatricians to serve as child protection team medical consultants: a survey of practicing pediatricians. South. Med. J. 2005 Apr; 98(4): 423-8. PMID: 15898517, DOI: 10.1097/01.SMJ.0000157561.22406.F7, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Arnold DH, Spiro DM, Desmond RA, Hagood JS. Estimation of airway obstruction using oximeter plethysmograph waveform data. Respir. Res. 2005; 6: 65. PMID: 15985171, PMCID: PMC1168908, PII: 1465-9921-6-65, DOI: 10.1186/1465-9921-6-65, ISSN: 1465-993X.

Spiro DM, King WD, Arnold DH, Johnston C, Baldwin S. A randomized clinical trial to assess the effects of tympanometry on the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media. Pediatrics. 2004 Jul; 114(1): 177-81. PMID: 15231925, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Spiro DM, Arnold DH, Barbone F. Association between antibiotic use and primary idiopathic intussusception. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Jan; 157(1): 54-9. PMID: 12517195, PII: poa20227, ISSN: 1072-4710.

Arnold DH. Consultation with the specialist: the central serotonin syndrome: paradigm for psychotherapeutic misadventure. Pediatr Rev. 2002 Dec; 23(12): 427-32. PMID: 12456895, ISSN: 1526-3347.