Editor's Top Picks of Original Reports 2012

Updated:   2/7/2014
Contains:  11 items
Top original reports as chosen by the Editor, Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM

Relationship between hyperglycemia and outcome in children with severe traumatic brain injury

Smith, Rebecca L.; Lin, John C.; Adelson, P. David; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 13(1):85-91, January 2012.

Washing red blood cells and platelets transfused in cardiac surgery reduces postoperative inflammation and number of transfusions: Results of a prospective, randomized, controlled ...

Cholette, Jill M.; Henrichs, Kelly F.; Alfieris, George M.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 13(3):290-299, May 2012.

The impact of mechanical ventilation time before initiation of extracorporeal life support on survival in pediatric respiratory failure: A review of the extracorporeal life...

Domico, Michele B.; Ridout, Deborah A.; Bronicki, Ronald; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 13(1):16-21, January 2012.

Ketamine as a neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory agent in children undergoing surgery on cardiopulmonary bypass: A pilot randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Bhutta, Adnan T.; Schmitz, Michael L.; Swearingen, Christopher; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 13(3):328-337, May 2012.

The randomized comparative pediatric critical illness stress-induced immune suppression (CRISIS) prevention trial*

Carcillo, Joseph A.; Michael Dean, J.; Holubkov, Richard; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 13(2):165-173, March 2012.

Socioeconomic impact on device-associated infections in pediatric intensive care units of 16 limited-resource countries: International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium...

Rosenthal, Victor D.; Jarvis, William R.; Jamulitrat, Silom; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 13(4):399-406, July 2012.