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Critical Care Anesthesia Publications


  • Another Role for Angiotensin II?: Vasopressin-Refractory Shock After Pheochromocytoma Resection: A Case Report. A A Pract. 2020 Jan 15; 14(2):54-57. Hylton DJ, Minot PR, Mihm FG. PMID: 31770125.
  • High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry-Based Approaches for the Detection and Quantification of Peptidase Activity in Plasma. Molecules. 2020 Sep 06; 25(18). Maffioli E, Jiang Z, Nonnis S, Negri A, Romeo V, Lietz CB, Hook V, Ristagno G, Baselli G, Kistler EB, Aletti F, O'Donoghue AJ, Tedeschi G. PMID: 32899982.
  • Treatment of adults with intracranial hemorrhage on apixaban or rivaroxaban with prothrombin complex concentrate products. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2020 Jun 04. Castillo R, Chan A, Atallah S, Derry K, Baje M, Zimmermann LL, Martin R, Groysman L, Stern-Nezer S, Minokadeh A, Nova A, Huang W, Cang W, Schomer K. PMID: 32500220.
  • Preoperative risk factors for massive transfusion, prolonged ventilation requirements, and mortality in patients undergoing liver transplantation. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2020 02; 73(1):30-35. Danforth D, Gabriel RA, Clark AI, Newhouse B, Khoche S, Vig S, Sanchez R, Schmidt UH. PMID: 31378055
  • AARC Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Adult Patients with Tracheostomy in the Acute Care Setting. Respir Care. 2020 Sep 22. Mussa CC, Gomaa D, Rowley DD, Schmidt U, Ginier E, Strickland SL. PMID: 32962998.
  • Demographic and Clinical Variables Associated with 30-day Re-intubation Following Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement. Respir Care. 2020 Sep 15. Burton BN, Prophete L, Carter D, Betancourt J, Schmidt UH, Gabriel RA. PMID: 32934099.
  • Enhancing Patients' Wayfinding and Visitation Experience Improves Quality of Care. J Perianesth Nurs. 2020 Jun; 35(3):250-254. Lee E, Daugherty J, Selga J, Schmidt U. PMID: 32113796.
  • Improving Surgical Start Times by Improving Wayfinding. J Perianesth Nurs. 2020 Feb; 35(1):17-21. Lee E, Daugherty J, Selga JT, Schmidt U. PMID: 31561964.
  • Preoperative risk factors for massive transfusion, prolonged ventilation requirements, and mortality in patients undergoing liver transplantation. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2020 02; 73(1):30-35. Danforth D, Gabriel RA, Clark AI, Newhouse B, Khoche S, Vig S, Sanchez R, Schmidt UH. PMID: 31378055.
  • Validation of the NUE rule to predict futile resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2020 Oct 07; 1-8. Glober NK, Lardaro T, Christopher S, Tainter CR, Weinstein E, Kim D. PMID: 33026273.
  • More Than a Frog: Sore Throat After Inhaling Methamphetamine. J Emerg Med. 2020 May 23. Self M, Tainter C. PMID: 32456960.
  • Previously Undiagnosed Patent Foramen Ovale as Cause of Hypotension and Hypoxemia in a Patient With Recent TandemHeart LVAD Insertion. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 May 17. Dos Santos ED, Maus TM, Tainter CR. PMID: 32540243.
  • Hyperoxemia and excess oxygen use in early acute respiratory distress syndrome: insights from the LUNG SAFE study. Crit Care. 2020 03 31; 24(1):125. Madotto F, Rezoagli E, Pham T, Schmidt M, McNicholas B, Protti A, Panwar R, Bellani G, Fan E, van Haren F, Brochard L, Laffey JG. PMID: 32234077


  • The association of preoperative haemoglobin A1c with 30-day postoperative surgical site infection following non-cardiac surgery. J Perioper Pract. 2019 Nov 07; 1750458919886183. Gabriel RA, Hylton DJ, Burton BN, Schmidt UH, Waterman RS. PMID: 31694470.
  • A longitudinal study highlights shared aspects of the transcriptomic response to cardiogenic and septic shock. Crit Care. 2019 12 19; 23(1):414. Braga D, Barcella M, Herpain A, Aletti F, Kistler EB, Bollen Pinto B, Bendjelid K, Barlassina C. PMID: 31856860.
  • Enteral Tranexamic Acid Decreases Proteolytic Activity in the Heart in Acute Experimental Hemorrhagic Shock. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2019 09; 24(5):484-493. Aletti F, Santamaria M, Chin K, Mazor R, Kistler EB. PMID: 31035788.
  • A Predictive Model for Determining Patients Not Requiring Prolonged Hospital Length of Stay After Elective Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. Anesth Analg. 2019 07; 129(1):43-50. Gabriel RA, Sharma BS, Doan CN, Jiang X, Schmidt UH, Vaida F. PMID: 30234533.
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Current Options for Treatment and Cardiovascular Support. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 Oct; 33(10):2814-2825. Robbins KS, Krause M, Nguyen AP, Almehlisi A, Meier A, Schmidt U. PMID: 31060943.
  • Thirty-Day Unplanned Reintubation Following Pleurodesis: A Retrospective National Registry Analysis. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 Sep; 33(9):2465-2470. Burton BN, Abudu B, Bhat P, Gabriel RA, Schmidt UH. PMID: 30852091.
  • Non-clinical delays in transfer out of the surgical ICU are associated with increased hospital length of stay and delayed progress of care. J Crit Care. 2019 04; 50:126-131. Safavi KC, Furtado J, Zenteno Langle AC, Scheinker D, Schmidt U, Daily B, Levi R, Dunn PF. PMID: 30530264.
  • Cardiorespiratory morbidity and mortality of opioid overdose during admission to safety-net hospitals. J Clin Anesth. 2019 May; 54:66-71. Burton BN, Labastide AS, Meineke MN, Schmidt UH, Gabriel RA. PMID: 30408618
  • Emergency department pain management: beyond opioids. Emerg Med Pract. 2019 Nov; 21(11):1-24. Almehlisi A, Tainter C. PMID: 31647862.
  • Reply to "the futility of resuscitating an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest cannot be summarized by three simple criteria". Resuscitation. 2019 11; 144:201-202. Glober NK, Tainter CR, Kim D. PMID: 31539612.
  • Impact of Early Acute Kidney Injury on Management and Outcome in Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Secondary Analysis of a Multicenter Observational Study. Crit Care Med. 2019 09; 47(9):1216-1225. McNicholas BA, Rezoagli E, Pham T, Madotto F, Guiard E, Fanelli V, Bellani G, Griffin MD, Ranieri M, Laffey JG. PMID: 31162201.
  • Demystifying Lactate in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 02; 75(2):287-298. Wardi G, Brice J, Correia M, Liu D, Self M, Tainter C. PMID: 31474479.
  • Calculated Decisions: PECARN Rule for Low-Risk Febrile Infants Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2019 07 01; 16(7):CD6-CD7. Tam D, Vazquez H, Tainter C. PMID: 31294951.
  • A simple decision rule predicts futile resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2019 09; 142:8-13. Glober NK, Tainter CR, Abramson TM, Staats K, Gilbert G, Kim D. PMID: 31228547.
  • Outcomes of Patients Presenting with Mild Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Insights from the LUNG SAFE Study. Anesthesiology. 2019 02; 130(2):263-283. Pham T, Serpa Neto A, Pelosi P, Laffey JG, De Haro C, Lorente JA, Bellani G, Fan E, Brochard LJ, Pesenti A, Schultz MJ, Artigas A. PMID: 30499850.
  • Spontaneous Breathing in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Insights From the Large Observational Study to UNderstand the Global Impact of Severe Acute Respiratory FailurE Study. Crit Care Med. 2019 02; 47(2):229-238. van Haren F, Pham T, Brochard L, Bellani G, Laffey J, Dres M, Fan E, Goligher EC, Heunks L, Lynch J, Wrigge H, McAuley D. PMID: 30379668.
  • An Urban 9-1-1 System's Experience with Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2019 Jul-Aug; 23(4):560-565. Goebel M, Tainter C, Kahn C, Dunford JV, Serra J, Pierce J, Donofrio JJ. PMID: 30285520
  • Inhibition of Human Neutrophil Extracellular Trap (NET) Production by Propofol and Lipid Emulsion. Front Pharmacol. 2019; 10:323. Meier A, Chien J, Hobohm L, Patras KA, Nizet V, Corriden R. PMID: 31024300.
  • Female Physician Leadership During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Is Associated With Improved Patient Outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2019 01; 47(1):e8-e13. Meier A, Yang J, Liu J, Beitler JR, Tu XM, Owens RL, Sundararajan RL, Malhotra A, Sell RE. PMID: 30303843


  • 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.