Publications

2018

  • Pollock, K. and Meier, A.  A Randomized Controlled Trial: "Combination vs Monotherapy for suspected Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia."  50 Studies Every Intensivist Should Know, Oxford University Press.  Bittner, Ed (ed). 2018
  • Glober N, Tainter CR, Brennan J, Darocki M, Klingfus M, Choi M, Derksen B, Rudolf F, Wardi G, Castillo E, Chan T. Use of the d-dimer for Detecting Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2018
  • Fuchs G, Thevathasan T, Chretien YR, Mario J, Piriyapatsom A, Schmidt U, Eikermann M, Fintelmann FJ. Lumbar skeletal muscle index derived from routine computed tomography exams predict adverse post-extubation outcomes in critically ill patients. Journal of critical care. 2018 Apr 1;44:117-23.
  • Said ET, Sztain JF, Abramson WB, Meineke MN, Furnish TJ, Schmidt UH, Manecke GR, A Dedicated Acute Pain Service is Associated with Reduced Postoperative Opioid Requirements in Patients Undergoing Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy"  Anesthesia and Analgesia 2018 in press
  • Gabriel RA, A'Court AM, Schmidt UH, Dutton RP, Urman RD. Time of day is not associated with increased mortality in emergency surgery: An analysis of 49,196 surgical procedures. J Clin Anesth. 2018, in press
  • Burton BN, Khoche S, A'Court AM, Schmidt UH, Gabriel RA. Perioperative risk factors associated with postoperative unplanned intubation following lung resection. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018. in press
  • Gabriel R, Schmidt U Postoperative Care Handbook of the Massachusetts General Hospital Anesthesia & Analgesia 2018 in press 
  • Schmidt U, McMillan Zeb in 50 Studies every Intensivist should know Oxford University Press. Bittner, Ed (ed).Review of : a protocol of no sedation for critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation: a randomized trial.
  • Tainter CR, Nguyen AP, Pollock KA, O'Brien EO, Lee J, Schmidt U, Jahanasouz F, Owens RL, Meier A. The impact of a daily "medication time out" in the Intensive Care Unit. J Crit Care. 2018 Feb;43:366-369.

2017

  • Robbins, KS. Self-Assessment in Adult Multiprofessional Critical Care, Eighth Edition. Chicago: Society of Critical Care Medicine. 2017.
  • Schmidt U Self-assessment in Adult Multi-professional Critical Care 8th Edition Society of Critical Care Medicine. 2017
  • Worah SH and Minokadeh A. Chapter 23 Postoperative and Intensive Care including Head Injury and Multisystem Sequelae. In Cottrell and Patel's Neuroanesthesia 6th Edition.  Editor-in-Chief James Cottrell and Piyush Patel. Elsevier, 2017, Chapter 23: pp. 410-423.
  • Tainter CR, Nguyen AP, Pollock KA, O'Brien EO, Lee J, Schmidt U, Jahanasouz F, Owens RL, Meier A. The impact of a daily "medication time out" in the Intensive Care Unit. J Crit Care. 2018 Feb;43:366-369. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.09.018. Epub 2017 Sep 12.
  • O'Brien EO, Newhouse BJ, Cronin B, Robbins K, Nguyen AP, Khoche S, Schmidt U. Hemodynamic Consequence of Hand Ventilation Versus Machine Ventilation During Transport After Cardiac Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Aug;31(4):1246-1249.
  • Tainter CR, Braun OÖ, Teran F, Nguyen AP, Robbins K, O'Brien EO, McMillan ZM, Schmidt U, Meier A, Goebel M, Pretorius V, Brambatti M, Adler ED, Seethala R. Emergency department visits among patients with left ventricular assist devices. Intern Emerg Med. 2017 Dec 22. doi: 10.1007/s11739-017-1776-8. 
  • Meier, A. Self-Assessment in Adult Multiprofessional Critical Care 8th edition.  SCCM. Mount Prospect, IL.  Zanotti-Cavazzoni SL & Pino RM (eds.) 2017
  • Nguyen AP, Gabriel RA, Golts E, Kistler EB, Schmidt U. Severity of Acute Kidney Injury in the Post-Lung Transplant Patient Is Associated With Higher Healthcare Resources and Cost. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Aug;31(4):1361-13691111
  • Nguyen AP. Self-Assessment in Adult Multiprofessional Critical Care 8th edition.  SCCM. Mount Prospect, IL.  Zanotti-Cavazzoni SL & Pino RM (eds.) (2017).
  • Tainter CR, Nguyen AP, Pollock KA, O'Brien EO, Lee J, Schmidt U, Jahanasouz F, Owens RL, Meier A. The impact of a daily "medication time out" in the Intensive Care Unit. J Crit Care. 2018 Feb;43:366-369. 
  • Tainter CR, Braun OÖ, Teran F, Nguyen AP, Robbins K, O'Brien EO, McMillan ZM, Schmidt U, Meier A, Goebel M, Pretorius V, Brambatti M, Adler ED, Seethala R. Emergency department visits among patients with left ventricular assist devices. Intern Emerg Med. 2017 Dec 22. doi: 10.1007/s11739-017-1776-8. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Nguyen AP, Schmidt UH. The Strong Cough: Is It a Signpost on the Road to Extubation or Just a Dead End? Respir Care. 2017 Dec;62(12):1611-1612.
  • Gabriel RA, Clark AI, Nguyen AP, Waterman RS, Schmidt UH. The Association of Preoperative Hematocrit and Transfusion with Mortality in Patients Undergoing Elective Non-cardiac Surgery. World J Surg. 2017 Nov 15. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4359-y
  • Gabriel RA, Burton BN, Nguyen AP, Schmidt UH. Preoperative Functional Status Is Associated With Unplanned Intubations Following Thyroidectomies. Respir Care. 2017 Oct;62(10):1277-1283.
  • Nguyen AP, Gabriel RA, Golts E, Kistler EB, Schmidt U. Severity of Acute Kidney Injury in the Post-Lung Transplant Patient Is Associated With Higher Healthcare Resources and Cost. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Aug;31(4):1361-1369.
  • Meier, A. Self-Assessment in Adult Multiprofessional Critical Care 8th edition.  SCCM. Mount Prospect, IL.  Zanotti-Cavazzoni SL & Pino RM (eds.) 2017.  
  • McMillan ZM, Tainter CR. An Improvement on Central Line Dressings Using an "Omental" Technique. Anesth Analg. 2017 May;124(5):1739. 
  • Tainter CR, Gentges JA, Thomas SH, Burns BD. Can Emergency Medicine Residents Predict Cost of Diagnostic Testing? West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jan;18(1):159-162.
  • Tainter CR, Wong NL, Cudemus-Deseda GA, Bittner EA. The "Flipped Classroom" Model for Teaching in the Intensive Care Unit. J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Mar;32(3):187-196.

 

2016

  • Tran S, Deacon N, Minokadeh A, Malhotra A, Davis DP, Villanueva S, Sell RE. Frequency and survival pattern of in-hospital cardiac arrests: The impacts of etiology and timing. Resuscitation. 2016;107:13-18.  
  • Davis DP, Aguilar SA, Sell RE, Minokadeh A, Husa RD.  A focused investigation of expedited, stack of three shocks versus chest compressions first followed by single shocks for monitored ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia cardiopulmonary arrest in an in-hospital setting.  J Hosp Med. 2016;11(4):264-8.
  • Lemkuil BP, Gierl BT, Patel PM, Pearn ML, Nguyen LC, Minokadeh A, Drummond JC.  The Effect of Clevidipine on Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity and Carbon Dioxide Reactivity in Human Volunteers. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2016;28(4):337-40.
  • Minokadeh A, Pinsky MR. Postoperative hemodynamic instability and monitoring. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2016;22(4):393-400.
  • O'Brien, E. O. and Schmidt, U, Cellular Hypoxia in a Brand New Light (editorial). Anesthesiology. 2016;125(1):20-1.
  • Herway ST, Slotto J, Harlan E, Newhouse B. Cerebral Fat Embolism Syndrome. Anesthesiology. 2016;124(5):1167.
  • Newhouse BJ. Introduction to critical care. In: Ehrenfeld JM, Urman RD, Segal S, ed. Anesthesia Student Survival Guide: A Case-Based Approach. Springer, New York, 2016.
  • Altshuler AE, Kistler EB, Schmid-Schönbein GW. Autodigestion: Proteolytic Degradation and Multiple Organ Failure in Shock. Shock. 2016 May;45(5):483-9
  • Nguyen AP, Hyder JA, Wanta BT, Stelfox HT, Schmidt U. Measuring intensive care unit performance after sustainable growth rate reform: An example with the National Quality Forum metrics. J Crit Care. 2016 Dec;36:81-84.
  • Nguyen AP, Schmidt UH, MacIntyre NR. Should High-Frequency Ventilation in the Adult Be Abandoned? Respir Care. 2016 Jun;61(6):791-800
  • Nguyen AP, Aglio LS. "General Anesthesia: Airway management: Devices: Flexible fiberoptic, rigid fiberoptic, transillumination, awake vs asleep intubation."  Learnly.org electronically published Mar 4, 2016. Last accessed May 4, 2016
  • Piriyapatsom A, Lin H, Pirrone M, De Pascale G, De Lapuerta JC, Bittner EA, Schmidt UH, De Moya M, Berra L. Evaluation of the infection-related ventilator-associated events algorithm for ventilator-associated pneumonia surveillance in a trauma population. Respiratory care. 2016;61(3):269-76.90
  • Piriyapatsom A, Williams EC, Waak K, Ladha KS, Eikermann M, Schmidt UH. Prospective Observational Study of Predictors of Re-Intubation Following Extubation in the Surgical ICU. Respiratory Care. 2016;61(3):306-15. 
  • Nguyen AP, Hyder JA, Wanta BT, Stelfox HT, Schmidt U. Measuring intensive care unit performance after sustainable growth rate reform: An example with the National Quality Forum metrics. Journal of Critical Care. 2016 Dec 31; 36:81-4. 
  • SOMS Investigators: Early Goal directed mobilization in the surgical intensive care unit: a randomized controlled trial. Lancet 2016;388(10052):1377-1388. 
  • O'Brien EO, Newhouse BJ, Cronin B, Robbins K, Nguyen AP, Khoche S, Schmidt U. Hemodynamic Consequence of Hand Ventilation Versus Machine Ventilation During Transport After Cardiac Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Nov 9. pii: S1053-0770(16)
  • Schmidt UH, Knecht L, MacIntyre NR. Should Early Mobilization Be Routine in Mechanically Ventilated Patients? Respiratory care. 2016 Jun 1;61(6):867-75. 
  • Nguyen AP, Schmidt UH, MacIntyre NR. Should High-Frequency Ventilation in the Adult Be Abandoned? Respiratory care. 2016 Jun 1;61(6):791-800.
  • O'Brien EO, Schmidt U. Cellular Hypoxia in a brand new light. Anesthesiology 2016;125(1):20-1
  • Glober N, Burns BD, Tainter CR. Rapid Electrocardiogram Evolution in a Dialysis Patient. J Emerg Med. 2016 Mar;50(3):497-500. 
  • Mueller N, Murthy S, Tainter CR, Lee J, Riddell K, Fintelmann FJ, Grabitz SD, Timm FP, Levi B, Kurth T, Eikermann M. Can Sarcopenia Quantified by Ultrasound of the Rectus Femoris Muscle Predict Adverse Outcome of Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients as well as Frailty? A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2016 Dec;264(6):1116-1124.
  • Tainter CR, Levine AR, Quraishi SA, Butterly AD, Stahl DL, Eikermann M, Kaafarani HM, Lee J. Noise Levels in Surgical ICUs Are Consistently Above Recommended Standards. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan;44(1):147-52.