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Balakrishnan B, Zhang L, Simpson P, Hanson S. Impact of the Timing of Placement of an Intracranial Pressure Monitor on Outcomes in Children with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Pediatr Neurosurg 2018;53:379–386https://doi.org/10.1159/000494028

Mikhailov T, Gertz S, Kuhn E, Scanlon M, Rice T, Goday P. Early Enteral Nutrition Is Associated with Significantly Lower Hospital Charges in Critically Ill Children. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 2018; 1–6 C DOI: 10.1002/jpen.1025    

  

Bigelow A, Flynn-O'Brien K, Simpson P, Dasgupta M, Hanson S.  Multicenter Review of Current Practices Associated with Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Pediatric Patients After Trauma. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018; Jun 15. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001614. [Epub ahead of print]       

       

Tran M, Shein S, Ji X, Ahuja S. Identification of a “VTE-rich” population in pediatrics – Critically ill children with Central Venous Catheters. Thrombosis Research. 2018;161:73-77. doi:10.1016/j.thromres.2017.11.014.

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Shinkawa T, Gossett JM, Brundage N, Jeffries HE, Bertrandt R. Reclassifying by highest complexity operation rather than first operation influences mortality after pediatric heart surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 18. pii: S0022-5223(18)31780-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.06.035. [Epub ahead of print]

Peters C, Murthy S, Brant R, Kissoon N, Görges M.  Mortality Risk Using a Pediatric Quick Sequential (Sepsis-Related) Organ Failure Assessment Varies With Vital Sign Thresholds. Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug;19(8):e394-e402. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001598.          

Halvorson E, Case D, Skelton J, McCrory MC Vascular Access in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients With Obesity. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018;19(1):1-8. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001368.

Hill G, Ghanayem N, Hraska V, Jacobsen R, Mitchell M, Woods R, Ginde S.  (2018). Variation in the use of Fontan fenestration in the current surgical era. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 10.1016/j.ppedcard.2018.08.007.

Balkin E, Steurer M, Delagnes E, et al. Multicenter Mortality and Morbidity Associated with Pulmonary Hypertension in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Pulmonary Circulation. 2018. doi:10.1177/2045893217745785. Epub 2017 Dec 18.

Balkin E, Zinter M, Rajagopal S, Keller R, Fineman J, Steurer M. Intensive Care Mortality Prognostic Model for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 June 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Gosset J, Daufeldt J, Rice T, Wetzel R. Development and Validation of an Empiric Tool to Predict Favorable Neurologic Outcomes Among PICU Patients. Critical Care Medicine. 2018;46(1):108-115. doi:0.1097/CCM.0000000000002753. [Epub ahead of print 2017 Oct 6]   

       

Reiter PD, Roth J, Wathen B, Lavelle J, Ridall LA. Low-Dose Epinephrine Boluses for Acute Hypotension in the PICU*. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018;19(4):281-286. doi:10.1097/pcc.0000000000001448.    

Kolovos N, Gill J, Michelson P, Doctor A, Hartman M. Reduction in Mortality Following Pediatric Rapid Response Team Implementation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018: 19. (1). 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001519.

Edwards J, Boscardin W, Lucas A, Dudley R. Repeated critical illness and unplanned readmissions within 1 year to PICUs. Critical Care Medicine. 2017;45(8):1276-1284.  

Flynn-O'Brien K, Fallat M, Rivera F, et al. Pediatric Trauma Assessment and Management Database: Leveraging Existing Data Systems to Predict Mortality and Functional Status after Pediatric Injury. Journal of The American College Of Surgeons. 2017;224:933-944.        

Geneslaw A, Jia J, Lucas R, Agus M. Pediatric intermediate care and pediatric intensive care units: PICU Metrics and an Analysis of Patients that use both. Journal of Critical Care. 2017;41:268-274. doi:DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.05.028.              

Ortmann L, Manimtim W, Lachica C. Outcomes of Tracheostomy in Children Requiring Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatric Cardiology. 2017;38(2):296-301. doi:10.1007/s00246-016-1512-6. Original Article First Online: 21 November 2016 

McCrory M, Spaeder M, Gower E, Nakagawa T, et al. Time of Admission to the PICU and Mortality. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2017;18(10):915-923. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001268 Feature Article. 

Patel M, Travers C, Stockwell J, Geller R, Kamat P, Grunwell J. Analysis of Interventions Required in 12,021 Children with Acute Intoxications Admitted to PICUs. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2017;18(7):e281-e289. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001187.   

Russell R, Rettiganti M, Brundage N, Jeffries H, Gupta P. Performance of Pediatric Risk of Mortality Score Among Critically Ill Children with Heart Disease. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery . 2017;8(4):427-434. doi:10.1177/2150135117704656. 

Doctor A, Zimmerman J, Agus M, et al. Pediatric Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome: Promising Therapies. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2017;18(3):S67-S82. doi:10.1097/pcc.0000000000001053.    

Shein S, Slain K, Clayton J, McKee B, Rotta A, Wilson-Costello D. Neurologic and Functional Morbidity in Critically Ill Children with Bronchiolitis*. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2017;18(12):1106-1113. doi:10.1097/pcc.0000000000001337.    

Edwards J, Lucas A, Boscardin W, Dudley R. Repeated Critical Illness and Unplanned Readmissions Within 1 Year to PICUs*. Critical Care Medicine. 2017;45(8):1276-1284. doi:10.1097/ccm.0000000000002439.  

Leroue M, Good R, Skillman H, Czaja A. Enteral Nutrition Practices in Critically Ill Children Requiring Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation*. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2017;18(12):1093-1098. doi:10.1097/pcc.0000000000001302.    

Edwards JD, Houtrow AJ, Lucas AR, et al. Children and young adults who received tracheostomies or were initiated on long-term ventilation in pediatric ICUs. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2016;17(8):e324-334.    

Gall C, Wetzel R, Kolker A, Kanter R. Pediatric Triage in a Severe Pandemic: Maximizing Survival by Establishing Triage Thresholds. Critical Care Medicine. 2016;44(9):1762-1768. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000001759. 

Flynn-O'Brien K, Fallat M, Rice T, Rivera R. Improving Risk-Adjusted Mortality Modeling in Pediatric Trauma with a Novel Dataset. Pediatrics. 2016;137:270A. doi:10.1542/peds.137.Supplement_3.270A .      

        

Coro M, Spaeder M, Penk J, Levin A, Futterman C. Unscheduled Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Admissions in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Features and Outcomes. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2016; 7(4): 454-459. doi: 10.1177/2150135116648308.   

Meyer M, Mikhailov T, Kuhn E, Collins M, Scanlon M.  Pediatric Specialty Transport Teams are not Associated with Decreased 48-Hour Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Mortality: A Propensity Analysis of the VPS, LLC Database. Air Medical Journal. 2016;35(2): 73-78. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amj.2015.12.003.   

           

Field-Ridley A, Dharmar M, Steinhorn D, McDonald C, Marcin J.  ICU-Acquired Weakness is Associated with Differences in Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(1):53-7. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000538.        

  

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Rice T, Wetzel R. Impact of 24/7 In-Hospital Intensivist Coverage on Outcomes in Pediatric Intensive Care: A Multi-Center Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1164/rccm.201512-2456OC.      

  

McCrory M, Lee K, Scanlon M, Wakeham M. Predictors of need for mechanical ventilation at discharge after Tracheostomy in the PICU. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2016;51(1):53-59. doi:10.1002/ppul.23195. Epub 2015 Mar 30.       

       

Heneghan J, Lansell A, Domowicz D, Shein S. Intensive Care Unit Readmissions Among Children with Tracheostomies Placed Following Cardiac Arrest. Pediatrics. 2016;137:258A-258A. doi:10.1542/peds.137.Supplement_3.258A.     

         

Edwards J, Houtrow A, Vasilevskis E, et al. Children and Young Adults who Receive Tracheostomies or were Intubated on Long Term Ventilation in the Pediatric ICU.  PCCM. 2016; 17(8): e324-34.  doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000844.       

   

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Gossett J, Yeh J. Risk factors for mechanical ventilation and reintubation after Pediatric Heart Surgery. Journal Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. 2016;151(2):451-458. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.080. Epub 2015 Sep 28 

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Jeffries H, Rice T. Epidemiology of Reintubation Among Children Undergoing Heart Operations of Varying Complexity. Critical Care Medicine. 2016;44(12):126. doi:10.1097/01.ccm.0000508876.60312.35 .   

          

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Jeffries H, et al. Association of 24/7 In-house ICU Attending Coverage with Outcomes in Children Undergoing Heart Operations. Ann Thorac Surg. (Accepted for Publication, In Press). Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.042.   

           

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Rice T, Wetzel R. Impact of 24/7 In-Hospital Intensivist Coverage on Outcomes in Pediatric Intensive Care. A Multicenter Study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2016;194(12). doi:10.1164/rccm.201512-2456OC .      

      

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Jeffries H, et al. Risk Factors and Outcomes of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Following Pediatric Heart Operations of Varying Complexity. Resuscitation. 2016 May 13;105:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2016.04.022.     

Gupta P, Tang X, Rettiganti M, et al. Association of House Staff Training with Mortality in Children with Critical Illness. Acta Paediatrica. 2016;105(2): e60–e66, doi: 10.1111/apa.13223.      

Ross P, Newth C, Leung D, Wetzel R, Khemani R. Obesity and Mortality Risk in Critically Ill Children. Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20152035. Epub 2016 Feb 16. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-2035.   

Gupta P, Richardson T, Hall M, et al. Effect of Inhaled Nitric Oxide on Outcomes in Children with Acute Lung Injury: Propensity Matched Analysis from a Linked Database. Crit Care Med. 2016 May 9. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001837.        

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Fisher P, Chang A, Rice T, Wetzel R. Association of Freestanding Children's Hospitals with Outcomes in Children with Critical Illness. Crit Care Med. 2016 Aug 4.  [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000001961.

Markovitz B, Kukuyeva I, Soto-Campos G, Khemani R. PICU Volume and Outcome: A Severity-Adjusted Analysis. PCCM. 2016;17(6):483-9. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000697.     

     

Gupta P, Tang X, Rettiganti M, et al. Association of House Staff Training with Mortality in Children with Critical Illness. Acta Paediatrica. 2016;105(2): e60–e66, doi: 10.1111/apa.13223.      

Gupta PRettiganti MFisher P, Chang A, Rice T, Wetzel R. Association of Freestanding Children's Hospitals with Outcomes in Children with Critical Illness. Crit Care Med. 2016 Aug 4.  [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000001961.

 

Coro M, Spaeder M, Penk J, Levin A, Futterman C. Unscheduled Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Admissions in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Features and Outcomes. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2016; 7(4): 454-459. doi: 10.1177/2150135116648308.

 

Gupta PRettiganti MRice T, Wetzel R. Impact of 24/7 In-Hospital Intensivist Coverage on Outcomes in Pediatric Intensive Care: A Multi-Center Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1164/rccm.201512-2456OC.

 

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Jeffries H, et al. Association of 24/7 In-house ICU Attending Coverage with Outcomes in Children Undergoing Heart Operations. Ann Thorac Surg. (Accepted for Publication, In Press). Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.042.

Edwards J, Houtrow A, Vasilevskis E, et al. Children and Young Adults who receive tracheostomies or were intubated on Long Term Ventilation in the Pediatric ICU.  PCCM. 2016; 17(8): e324-34.  doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000844.

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Jeffries H, et al. Risk Factors and Outcomes of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Following Pediatric Heart Operations of Varying Complexity. Resuscitation. 2016 May 13;105:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2016.04.022.

Gupta P, Richardson T, Hall M, et al. Effect of Inhaled Nitric Oxide on Outcomes in Children with Acute Lung Injury: Propensity Matched Analysis from a Linked Database. Crit Care Med. 2016 May 9. [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001837.

 

Markovitz B, Kukuyeva I, Soto-Campos G, Khemani R. PICU Volume and Outcome: A Severity-Adjusted Analysis. PCCM. 2016;17(6):483-9. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000697.

 

Meyer M, Mikhailov T, Kuhn E, Collins M, Scanlon M.  Pediatric Specialty Transport Teams are not Associated with Decreased 48-Hour Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Mortality: A Propensity Analysis of the VPS, LLC Database. Air Medical Journal. 2016;35(2): 73-78. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amj.2015.12.003.

Ross P, Newth C, Leung D, Wetzel R, Khemani R. Obesity and Mortality Risk in Critically Ill Children. Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20152035. Epub 2016 Feb 16. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-2035.

 

Gupta P, Tang X, Rettiganti M, et al. Association of House Staff Training with Mortality in Children with Critical Illness. Acta Paediatrica. 2016;105(2): e60–e66, doi: 10.1111/apa.13223.

                                                                           

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Gossett J, et al. Risk factors for Mechanical Ventilation and Reintubation After Pediatric Heart Surgery. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2016;151(2):451 - 458.e3 doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2015.09.080.

 

Field-Ridley A, Dharmar M, Steinhorn D, McDonald C, Marcin J.  ICU-Acquired Weakness is Associated with Differences in Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(1):53-7. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000538.

 

Jeffries H, Soto-Campos G, Katch A, Gall C, Rice T, Wetzel R. A Pediatric Index of Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Mortality Risk Score for Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015;16(9):846–852. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000489.

 

Nguyen T, Bhalla A, Leung D, Khemani R, Ross P. PICU Mortality and Body Habitus in Patients with Septicemia or Septic Shock.  Critical Care Medicine.2015;43(12):253–254. doi: 10.1097/01.ccm.0000474839.78529.93

 

Zinter M, Dvorak C, Spicer A, Cowan M, Sapru A. New Insights into Multicenter PICU Mortality Among Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients.  Crit Care Med. 2015;43(9):1986-94. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001085.

 

Toltzis P, Soto-Campus G, Kuhn E, Hahn R, Kanter R, Wetzel R. Evidence-Based Pediatric Outcome Predictors to Guide the Allocation of Critical Care Resources in a Mass Casualty Event. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015;16(7):e207–e216. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000481

 

Gupta P, Tang X, Gossett J, et al. Variation of Ventilation Practices with center volume after pediatric heart surgery. Clin Cardiol. 2015 Mar;38(3):178-84. doi: 10.1002/clc.22374. Epub 2015 Feb 23.

 

Edwards J, Vasilevskis E, Yoo E, et al. Adults with childhood-onset chronic conditions admitted to US pediatric and adult intensive care units. J Crit Care. 2015 Feb;30(1):201-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.10.016. Epub 2014 Oct 25.

 

McCrory M, Gower E, Simpson S, Nakagawa T, Mou S, Morris P. Off-Hours Admission to Pediatric Intensive Care and Mortality.Pediatrics. Pediatrics. 2014 Nov;134(5):e1345-53. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-1071. Epub 2014 Oct 6.

 

Panchal AK, Manzi J, Connolly S, Christensen M, Wakeham M, Goday PS, Mikhailov TA. Safety of Enteral Feedings in Critically Ill Children Receiving Vasoactive Agents. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 Aug 28. pii: 0148607114546533.

 

Gupta P, Tang X, Gall C, et al. Epidemiology and outcomes of in-hospital cardiac arrest in critically ill children across hospitals of varied center volume: a multi-center analysis. Resuscitation. 2014 Nov;85(11):1473-9. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.07.016. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

 

Zinter M, DuBois S, Spicer A, et al. Pediatric cancer type predicts infection rate, need for critical care intervention, and mortality in the pediatric intensive care unit. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Oct;40(10):1536-44. doi: 10.1007/s00134-014-3389-2. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

 

Bone, M, Feinglass, J, Goodman, D. Risk Factors for Acquiring Functional and Cognitive Disabilities During Admission to a PICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Sep;15(7):640-8. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000199

 

Panchal A, Manzi J, Connolly S, et al., Safety of Enteral Feedings in Critical Ill Children on Vasoactive Agents. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 Aug 28. pii: 0148607114546533. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Gaies M, Jeffries H, Niebler R, et al. Vasoactive-Inotropic Score Is Associated with Outcome After Infant Cardiac Surgery: An Analysis From the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium and Virtual PICU System Registries. PCCM 2014. 15 (6).  pp529-537. DOI: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000153

 

Gupta P, Tang X, Gossett J, et al. Association of center volume with outcomes in critically ill children with acute asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Jul;113(1):42-7. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2014.04.020. Epub 2014 May 14.

 

Wakeham M, Kuhn E, Lee J, McCrory M, Scanlon M, Use of Tracheostomy in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit among Patients Requiring Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation.Intensive Care Med 2014 Jun;40(6)863-70.doi: 10.1007/s00134-014-3298-4. Epub 2014 May 1

 

Mikhailov, T, Kuhn, E, Manzi,, J, et al. Early enteral nutrition is associated with lower mortality in critically ill children. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 May;38(4):459-66. doi: 10.1177/0148607113517903. Epub 2014 Jan 8.

 

Gupta P, Kacmarek RM, Wetzel RC.  It is Too Eartly to declare Early or Late Rescue High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation Dead- Reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2014; 168(9): 863. doi:

 

Gupta P, Green J, Tang X, et al. Comparison of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and conventional mechanical ventilation in pediatric respiratory failure. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Mar;168(3):243-9, doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.4463

 

Iannucci G, Oster M, Chanani N, et al. The Relationship between In-House Attending Coverage and Duration of Mechanical Ventilation Following Congenital Heart Surgery, Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar;15(3):258-63. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000068

 

Russell, R, Ghanayem, N, Kuhn, E, Jeffries, H, Scanlon, M, & Rice, T. Relationship between risk-adjustment. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2014 Jan 1;5(1):16-21. doi: 10.1177/2150135113510008.

 

Edwards J, Lucas A, Stone P, Boscardin W, Dudley R, Frequency, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Early Unplanned Readmissions to PICUs. Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec;41(12):2773-83. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31829eb970.

 

Wakeham M, Christensen M, Manzi J, Kuhn EM, Scanlon M, Goday PS, Mikhailov TA. Registered dietitians making a difference: early medical record documentation of estimated energy requirementin critically ill children is associated with higher daily energy intake and with use of the enteral route. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Oct;113(10):1311-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2013.04.025. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

 

Ghuman, A, Newth, C, Khemani, R. Impact of Gender on Sepsis Mortality and Severity of Illness for Prepubertal and Postpubertal Children. The Journal of Pediatrics Sept 2013.163(3),pgs 835-840.e1

 

Czaja, A, Hosokawa, P, & Henderson, W. Unscheduled readmissions to the picu: epidemiology, risk factors, and variation among centers. Pediatr Crit Care Med., 2013 Jul;14(6):571-9. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182917a68.

 

Cassidy, L, Lambropoulos, D, Enters, J, Farahzad, M, Gourlay, D, Lal, D, Health Disparities Analysis of Critically Ill Pediatric Trauma Patients in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Aug;217(2):233-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.02.032. Epub 2013 May 8

 

Edwards J, Houtrow A, Vasilevskis E, Dudley R, Okumura M; A multi-institutional profile of adults admitted to pediatric intensive care units, JAMA Pediatr. 2013 May;167(5):436-43. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.1316

 

Shibata, S, Khemani, R, Markovitz, B.  Patient Origin Is Associated With Duration of Endotracheal Intubation and PICU Length of Stay for Children With Status Asthmaticus. J Intensive Care Med. 2014 May-Jun;29(3):154-9. doi: 10.1177/0885066613476446. Epub 2013 Feb 11

 

Sala, K, Karamessinis L, Zucker A, Carroll C. Respiratory Failure in Children with Status Asthmaticus: A Review of the VPS Database. Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology. December 2012, 25(4): 226-230. doi:10.1089/ped.2012.0188.

 

Edwards J, Houtrow  (A, Vasilevskis E, et al, Chronic conditions among children admitted to U.S. pediatric intensive care units: their prevalence and impact on risk for mortality and prolonged length of stay. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul;40(7):2196-203.

Weiss, S, Parker, B, Bullock, M, et al, Defining pediatric sepsis by different criteria: Discrepancies in populations and implications for clinical practice, Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul;13(4):e219-26. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e31823c98da.

 

Ingaramo, O., Khemani, R., Markovitz, B, Epstein, D, Effect of race on the timing of the Glenn and Fontan procedures for single-ventricle congenital heart disease, Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar;13(2):174-7. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182231862.

 

Higgerson, R, Laswon, K, Christie, L, et al, Incidence and Risk Factors Associated with Venous Thrombotic Events in Pediatric ICU Patients. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Nov;12(6):628-34. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e318207124a

 

Hanson, S, Lawson, K, Brown A, et al, Current Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Children Admitted to Pediatric Intensive Care Units. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Oct;21(10):1052-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2011.03653.x. Epub 2011 Jul 18

 

Wetzel, R, Sachdeva, R, Rice, T,  Are all ICUs the same?. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Jul;21(7):787-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2011.03595.x. Epub 2011 May 9

 

Faustino, E, Lawson, K, Northrup V, Higgerson R, Mortality-adjusted Duration of Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Children with Symptomatic Central Venous Line-Related Deep Venous Thrombosis.  Crit Care Med. 2011 May;39(5):1151-6. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31820eb8a1

 

Deeter K, King M, Ridling D, Irby G, Lynn A, Zimmerman J. Successful Implementation of a Pediatric Sedation Protocol For Mechanically Ventilated Patients. Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr;39(4):683-8. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318206cebf

Epstein D, Wong C, Khemani R, et al. Race/Ethnicity is not associated with mortality in the PICU. Pediatrics. Pediatrics: 2011 Mar;127(3):e588-97. Doi: 10.1542/peds. 2010-0394 Epub 2011 Feb 28.

Schindler C, Mikhailov T, Kuhn E, et al . Protecting Fragile Skin: Nursing Interventions to Decrease Development of Pressure Ulcers in Pediatric Intensive Care. Am J Crit Care. 2011 Jan;20(1):26-35.

 

Lee K, Tieves K, Scanlon M. Alterations in end-of-life support in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatrics. 2010 Oct; 126(4):e859-64. Epub 2010 Sep 6. Doi: 101542/pedS2010-2014.

 

Typpo K, Petersen N, Hallman D, Markovitz B, Mariscalco M, Day 1 multiple organ dysfunction syndrome is associated with poor functional outcome and mortality in the pediatric intensive care unit, Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Sep;10(5):562-70.

 

LaRovere J, Jeffries H, Sachdeva R, et al, Databases for assessing the outcomes of the treatment of patients with congenital and paediatric cardiac disease--the perspective of critical care, Cardiol Young. 2008 Dec;18 Suppl 2:130-6. Doi: 10.1017/S1047951108002886

 

Odetola F, Rosenberg A, Davis M, Clark S, Dechert R, Shanley T., Do outcomes vary according to the source of admission to the pediatric intensive care unit? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2008 Jan;9(1):20-5. Doi: 10.1097/01.PCC.0000298642.11872:29.

 

Gorman M, Sachdeva R, Rice T, Wetzel R., Support for PICUs and the PRISM scoring algorithms, Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Jan;10(1):143-4.  doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181937bf4

 

Schindler C, Mikhailov T, Fischer K, Lukasiewicz G, Kuhn E, Duncan L., Skin integrity in critically ill and injured children. Am J Crit Care. 2007 Nov;16(6):568-74.

 

Odetola F, Clark S, Dechert R, Shanley T.,Going back for more: an evaluation of clinical outcomes and characteristics of readmissions to a pediatric intensive care unit., Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007 Jul;8(4):343-7; CEU quiz 357.

 

Odetola F, Shanley T, Gurney J, et al. Characteristics and outcomes of interhospital transfers from level II to level I pediatric intensive care units., Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Nov;7(6):536-40.

Sachdeva RC, Rice TB, Implementation of a validated Pediatric Critical Care Database for Quality and Outcomes Assessment., Pediatric Critical Care Medicine September 2006.

Sachdeva R, Wetzel R, Gorman M, Rice T. Public reporting of Outcomes, Medical Malpractice Trends and Pediatric Intensive Care in the U.S. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, September 2006, Volume 7 Issue 5: 515

 

Kurachek S, Newth C, Quasney M, et al. Extubation failure in pediatric intensive care: a multiple-center study of risk factors and outcomes., Crit Care Med. 2003 Nov;31(11):2657-64.

 

Mahle W, Chanani N, Wolf M.,  Early Extubation Following Infant Heart Surgery. ACC abstract  J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10_S).doi:10.1016/So735-1097(13)60500-8

 

Srinivasan,R, Uluski R, Sala, K, Karamessinis L, Smith S, Carroll C. Who Are The Children Intubated Only Briefly For Status Asthmaticus?. Chest (Impact Factor: 7.13). 10/2012; 142(4_MeetingAbstracts):763A. DOI: 10.1378/chest.1387429

 

24/7 PICU attending coverage not associated with improved outcomes Crit Care Med. 2012 Feb: 40(2)

 

Czaja, A, Scanlon, M, Kuhn, E, & Jeffries, H.  Performance of the pediatric index of mortality 2
for pediatric cardiac surgery patients
. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 2011; 12(2), 184-9. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181e89694

 

Does in-house attending coverage in PICU setting impact patient outcomes?, Crit Care Med. 2010 Sept: 39(9)

 

Markovitz B, Khemani R.  Impact of PICU volume on severity of illness adjusted mortality. Critical Care Medicine (supp) (2009) Dec;37(12) A356(729). http://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/toc/2009/12001

 

Gall CM, Jeffries HE, Lee JY, Kuhn E, Wetzel RC, Rice TB, Gorman M, Sachdeva RC. Development of a new method to risk adjust outcomes for cardiac critical care patients [abstract]. Crit Care Med. 2009;37(12 suppl):A291 http://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/toc/2009/12001

 

Goday P, Vermilyea S, Kuhn E, Otto M, Mikhailov T. Admission anthropometric measures and outcomes in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) [abstract]. Presented as a poster at Clinical Nutrition Week 2009. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 33(2):237-8, 2009     

 

Sachdeva R, Kuhn E, Gall C, Rice T, Gorman M, Wetzel R. A need for development of diagnosis-specific severity of illness tools for risk adjustment [abstract 338]. In: Critical Care Medicine, 2009; 36(suppl 12):A83.  http://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/toc/2009/12001

 

Wetzel R, Kuhn E, Gall C, Rice T, Sachdeva R, Gorman M. Demonstrating time-dependent drift in a validated risk adjustment tool [abstract 27]. In: Critical Care Medicine, 2009; 36(suppl 12):A8. http://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/toc/2009/12001

 

Goday P, Kuhn E, Sachdeva R Mikhailov T. Does admission weight influence mortality and morbidity in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)? Oral presentation at Clinical Nutrition Week 2008. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr  32:316-7, 2008 https://www.abbott.ch/fileadmin/docs/nutrition/Newsletter_ASPEN_2008.pdf

 

Sachdeva R, Wetzel R, Gorman M, Rice T. Implementation of a validated pediatric critical care database for quality and outcomes assessment. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006;7(5):515

 

Sachdeva R; Wetzel R; Gorman M; Rice, T. Public Reporting of Outcomes, Medical Malpractice Trends, and Pediatric Intensive Care in the U.S. [abstract]. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006;7(5):515.

Sachdeva RC., Rice TB., Enhancing Transparency and Communication to Improve Quality. NACHRI 2006 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 2006.

 

Scanlon M, Wetzel R, Rice T. Application of pediatric critical care quality indicators using a picu clinical database [abstract]. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005;6(1):A7.

 

Tieves K, Scanlon M, Rice T, Havens P. Outcome of pediatric patients with head injury: center differences in mortality and functional outcome at picu discharge [abstract]. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005;6(1):A58.  

Tieves, K, Scanlon, M, Rice, T, Havens, P, Outcome of Pediatric Patients with Head Injury: Center differences in mortality and functional outcome at PICU Discharge. Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium, New York, New York, September 2004. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2005; 6 (1) p.118.

Scanlon, M. C., Tieves, K. S., Wetzel, R., Rice, T. B. Application of Pediatric Critical Care Quality Indicators to a PICU Clinical Database. Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium, New York, New York, September 2004. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2005; 6 (1) p. 104.

 

Kane J, Tieves K, Scanlon M, Klem S, Rice T.  Admission Time and Mortality in Patients Admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit [abstract]. Poster Presentation Society of Critical Care Medicine 34th Critical Care Conference, Phoenix, AZ. USA. Jan 115-19, 2005. Poster Presentation: Epdemiology/Outcomes Peditatrics 1. Crit Care Med 2004; 32(12) Supplement: A85.

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Jeffries H, et al. Association of 24/7 In-House Intensive Care Unit Attending Physician Coverage with Outcomes in Children Undergoing Heart Operations. Presented at the Fifty-second Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Phoenix, Arizona, January 23-27, 2016.

Gupta P, Tang X, Gall CM, Lauer C, Rice TB, Wetzel RC. Epidemiology and Outcomes of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Critically Ill Children across Hospitals of Varied Center Volume. Presented at Society of Critical Care Meeting, January 17-21, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Awarded 2015 CPR/Resuscitation Specialty Award.

Gupta P, Tang X, Gossett JM, Gall CM, Lauer C, Rice TB, Carroll CL, Kacmarek RM, Wetzel RC. Association of Center Volume with Outcomes in Critically Ill Children with Acute Asthma. American Thoracic Society Meeting, San Diego, California. (May 16-21, 2014).

Gupta P, Tang X, Gossett JM, Gall C, Lauer C, Rice T, Wetzel RC. Variation of Ventilation Practices with Center Volume after Pediatric Heart Surgery. Society of Critical Care Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona (January 17-21, 2015).

Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Jeffries HE, Brundage N, Markovitz BP, Scanlon MC, Simsic JM. Association of 24/7 In-house ICU Attending Coverage with Outcomes in Children Undergoing Heart Operations. Ann Thorac Surg. (Accepted for Publication, In Press).

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.042  Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun 18. pii: S0003-4975(16)30372-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.042. [Epub ahead of print] 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.04.042. Presented At STS(2016)Jan. Phoenix, AZ. 

Jeffries H, Russell R, Rice T, Soto-Campos G, Wetzel R, The Development of the Pediatric Index of Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Mortality (PICSIM) Score. Oral Presentation at SCCM 43rd Crit Care Congress  http://www.sccm.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/Congress-On-Site-Program-2014.pdf

 

Markovitz B, Soto-Campos G, Khemani R., The Relationship Between PICU Volume And Outcome: An Updated Analysis. Poster Presentation at SCCM 43rd Crit Care Congress http://www.sccm.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/Congress-On-Site-Program-2014.pdf

 

Toltzis P, Soto-Campos G, Kuhn E, Wetzel R. A Pediatric Triage Scheme to Guide Resource Allocation in a Mass Casualty. Poster Presentation, SCCM 43rd Crit Care Congress http://www.sccm.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/Congress-On-Site-Program-2014.pdf

 

Munoz, D, Bastian, N, & Ventura, M A Workflow Assessment for a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Mixed-Methods Approach. Proceedings of the 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Y. Guan and H. Liao,eds.

 

Wakeman M, Kuhn E, Lee J, McCrory M, Scanlon M. Use of Tracheostomy in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Among Patients Requiring Long Term Mechanical Ventilation.SCCM Poster Presentation January 2013  http://www.sccm.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/Congress-On-Site-Program-2013.pdf

 

Gaies, M., Gurney, J., Charpie, J., Hirsh, J., Thiagarjan, R., Niebler, R., Ghanayem, N., Jeffries, H., Validation of the Vasoactive-Inotropic Score as a Predictor of Morbidity and Mortality in Children after Cardiopulmonary Bypass, VIS – CTSA Consortium, 8/2012

 

Edwards J, Houtrow A, Vasilevskis E, Dudley R, Okumura M. Children Initiated on Chronic Respiratory Technologies and an Analysis of Their Risk Factors. Oral Platform presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies, 4/28/2012.  E-PAS2012:3470.6.

 

Carroll C, Karamessinis L, Sala K, Tang Y, Spinella P, Zucker A; Respiratory Failure in Children with Status Asthmaticus: A Review of the Virtual PICU Database, ATS 2011 Abstract

 

Markovitz B, Khemani R.  PICU Volume and Outcome: A Complex Relationship. World Congress of Pediatric Critical Care, Sydney, Australia, March 7-10, 2011

 

Ghuman, A, Newth, C,  Khemani, R. Gender Differences in Septic Shock in Pre-pubertal and Post-pubertal Children: Society of Critical Care Annual Conference Presentation Jan 2011 http://www.sccm.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/Congress-On-Site-Program-2011.pdf

 

Markovitz B, Khemani R.  Severity-Adjusted Mortality and PICU Volume: Role of Reason for Admission.  American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, San Francisco October 2010

 

Epstein, D., Wong, C., Khemani R., et al. Health Insurance, Not Race/Ethnicity, is Associated with Mortality in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) SCCM Oral Presentation at the 39th Critical Care Congress (Jan 2010)

Sachdeva, R, Rice, T, Wetzel, R, Gorman, M. Comparative Effectiveness: Embracing Bold Actions to Improve Outcomes for Children. NACHRI 2009 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, October 2009.

Sachdeva, R, Rice, T, Mikhailov, T, Gall, C. Enhancing Efficiency and Effectiveness Through Quality and Performance Improvement Initiatives. NACHRI 2009 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, October 2009.

Scanlon M, Rice T, Sedehi L, Wetzel R. The VPS Database - A Multi-Institutional Pediatric Critical Care Registry. (2009) The 20th ESPNIC Medical & Nursing Annual Congress, of the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care. Verona, Italy

 

Goday P, Vermilyea S, Kuhn E, Otto M, Mikhailov T. Admission anthropometric measures and outcomes in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) [abstract]. Presented as a poster at Clinical Nutrition Week 2009. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 33(2):237-8, 2009   

 

Goday P, Kuhn E, Sachdeva R Mikhailov T. Does admission weight influence mortality and morbidity in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)? Oral presentation at Clinical Nutrition Week 2008. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr  32:316-7, 2008 https://www.abbott.ch/fileadmin/docs/nutrition/Newsletter_ASPEN_2008.pdf

 

Gorman, MK, Rice, TB, Christie, LM. Becoming a Champion of Children’s Health Through NACHRI Analytics. NACHRI 2008 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2008.

 

Lee K, Tieves K, Scanlon M, Alterations in Support at the End of Life in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Multi-Institutional Descriptive Study. Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Honolulu, HI – 02/2008  http://www.sccm.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/Congress-On-Site-Program-2008.pdf 

 

Sachdeva R; Wetzel R; Gorman M; Rice, T. Public Reporting of Outcomes, Medical Malpractice Trends, and Pediatric Intensive Care in the U.S. [abstract]. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006;7(5):515.

Sachdeva RC., Rice TB., Enhancing Transparency and Communication to Improve Quality. NACHRI 2006 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 2006.

 

Matchey J, Scanlon MC, Tieves KS, Rice TB., Organ and Tissue Consent and Donation Patterns in Pediatric ICUs. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, February 2006. Awarded the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 2006 Educational Scholarship Award.

 

Markovitz B, Bratton S, Randolph A. Epidemiology of Status Asthmaticus in the PICU. Society of Critical Care Medicine's 35th Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA, January 9, 2006

Tieves, K, Scanlon, M, Rice, T, Havens, P, Outcome of Pediatric Patients with Head Injury: Center differences in mortality and functional outcome at PICU Discharge. Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium, New York, New York, September 2004. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2005; 6 (1) p.118.

Scanlon, M. C., Tieves, K. S., Wetzel, R., Rice, T. B. Application of Pediatric Critical Care Quality Indicators to a PICU Clinical Database. Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium, New York, New York, September 2004. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2005; 6 (1) p. 104.

 

Kane J, Tieves K, Scanlon M, Klem S, Rice T.  Admission Time and Mortality in Patients Admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit [abstract]. Poster Presentation Society of Critical Care Medicine 34th Critical Care Conference, Phoenix, AZ. USA. Jan 115-19, 2005. Poster Presentation: Epdemiology/Outcomes Peditatrics 1. Crit Care Med 2004; 32(12) Supplement: A85.

Kanwaljeet J. S. Anand, MBBS, DPhil; Robert J. Sepanski, MS; Kimberley Giles, MBA, MSHA; Samir H. Shah, MD, MBA, FRCPC; Paul D. Juarez, PhD, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Mortality Among Latino Children Before and After a Multilevel Health Care Delivery Intervention. JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(4):383-390. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.3789

 

Anand K, Sepanski R, Giles K, et al. Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Mortality Among Latino Children Before and After a Multilevel Health Care Delivery Intervention. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Feb 23. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.3789. [Epub ahead of print]

Hagstrom, S, Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Complex Patients: Going Beyond the Basics, Poster Presentation

 

Hieber S,  Dechert R, Comparison of Three Predictive Mortality Scoring Tools used in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, PAS Poster

Niedner, M., Huskins, C., Colantuoni, E., Muschelli, J., Harris II, M., Rice, T., Brilli, R., & Miller, M. (2011). Epidemiology of central line–associated bloodstream infections in the pediatric intensive care unit. The University of Chicago Press on behalf of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, 32(12), 1200-1208. doi: 10.1086/662621

 

Goday P, Vermilyea S, Kuhn E, Otto M, Mikhailov T. Admission anthropometric measures and outcomes in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Submitted JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr July 2010 http://pen.sagepub.com/content/34/4.toc

 

Gorman M, Sachdeva R, Rice T, Wetzel R., Support for PICUs and the PRISM scoring algorithms, Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Jan;10(1):143-4. Mentioned in the “To the Editor” section