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Editor's Top Picks of Original Reports 2015

  • Updated:   5/19/2016
  • Contains:  28 items
Top original reports as chosen by the Editor, Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM

Effect of Administration of Neuromuscular Blocking Agents in Children With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury on Acute Complication Rates and Outcomes: A Secondary Analysis From a Randomized, Controlled Trial of Therapeutic Hypothermia

Chin, Katherine H.; Bell, Michael J.; Wisniewski, Stephen R.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(4):352-358, May 2015.

Longer RBC Storage Duration Is Associated With Increased Postoperative Infections in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Cholette, Jill M.; Pietropaoli, Anthony P.; Henrichs, Kelly F.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(3):227-235, March 2015.

Functional Recovery Following Critical Illness in Children: The “Wee-Cover” Pilot Study*

Choong, Karen; Al-Harbi, Samah; Siu, Katie; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(4):310-318, May 2015.

Choong, et al: Functional recovery following critical illness in children: The “Wee-Cover” pilot study. (4, feature)

Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care Focused Bedside Ultrasound Training Program in a Large Academic PICU*

Conlon, Thomas W.; Himebauch, Adam S.; Fitzgerald, Julie C.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(3):219-226, March 2015.

Conlon, et al: Implementation of a pediatric critical care focused bedside ultrasound training program in a large academic PICU. (3, feature)

Timing of Death in Children Referred for Intensive Care With Severe Sepsis: Implications for Interventional Studies*

Cvetkovic, Mirjana; Lutman, Daniel; Ramnarayan, Padmanabhan; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(5):410-417, June 2015.

Cvetkovic, et al: Timing of death in children referred for intensive care with severe sepsis: Implications for interventional studies. (5, feature)

Association of Bleeding and Thrombosis With Outcome in Extracorporeal Life Support*

Dalton, Heidi J.; Garcia-Filion, Pamela; Holubkov, Richard; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(2):167-174, February 2015.

Dalton, et al: Association of bleeding and thrombosis with outcome in extracorporeal life support. (2, extracorporeal support)

Evaluation of Electronic Medical Record Vital Sign Data Versus a Commercially Available Acuity Score in Predicting Need for Critical Intervention at a Tertiary Children’s Hospital

da Silva, Yong Sing; Fiedor Hamilton, Melinda; Horvat, Christopher; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(7):644-651, September 2015.

da Silva, et al: Evaluation of electronic medical record vital sign data versus a commercially available acuity score in predicting need for critical intervention at a tertiary children’s hospital. (7, quality and safety)

Care of the Child With Ebola Virus Disease*

Eriksson, Carl O.; Uyeki, Timothy M.; Christian, Michael D.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(2):97-103, February 2015.

Eriksson, et al: Care of the child with Ebola virus disease. (2, special article)

Clinical Epidemiology of Extubation Failure in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU: A Report From the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium*

Gaies, Michael; Tabbutt, Sarah; Schwartz, Steven M.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(9):837-845, November 2015.

Gaies, et al: Clinical epidemiology of extubation failure in the pediatric cardiac ICU: A report from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium. (9, cardiac intensive care)

Pediatric Index of Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Mortality Risk Score for Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care*

Jeffries, Howard E.; Soto-Campos, Gerardo; Katch, Aaron; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(9):846-852, November 2015.

Jeffries, et al: Pediatric index of cardiac surgical intensive care mortality risk score for pediatric cardiac critical care. (9, cardiac intensive care)

Cerebrovascular Pressure Reactivity in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury*

Lewis, Philip M.; Czosnyka, Marek; Carter, Bradley G.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(8):739-749, October 2015.

Lewis, et al: Cerebrovascular pressure reactivity in children with traumatic brain injury. (8, neurocritical care)

Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells Reduce Therapeutic Intensity for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Children*

Liao, George P.; Harting, Matthew T.; Hetz, Robert A.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(3):245-255, March 2015.

Liao, et al: Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells reduce therapeutic intensity for severe traumatic brain injury in children. (3, neurocritical care)

Postoperative Hydrocortisone Infusion Reduces the Prevalence of Low Cardiac Output Syndrome After Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass*

Robert, Stephen M.; Borasino, Santiago; Dabal, Robert J.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(7):629-636, September 2015.

Robert, et al: Postoperative hydrocortisone infusion reduces the prevalence of low cardiac output syndrome after neonatal cardiopulmonary bypass. (7, cardiac intensive care)

Changes to Workflow and Process Measures in the PICU During Transition From Semi to Full Electronic Health Record

Salib, Mina; Hoffmann, Raymond G.; Dasgupta, Mahua; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(8):766-771, October 2015.

Salib, et al: Changes to workflow and process measures in the PICU during transition from semi to full electronic health record. (8, quality and safety)

Pediatric Delirium and Associated Risk Factors: A Single-Center Prospective Observational Study*

Silver, Gabrielle; Traube, Chani; Gerber, Linda M.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(4):303-309, May 2015.

Silver, et al: Pediatric delirium and associated risk factors: A single-center prospective observational study. (4, feature)

Association Between Progression and Improvement of Acute Kidney Injury and Mortality in Critically Ill Children*

Sanchez-Pinto, L. Nelson; Goldstein, Stuart L.; Schneider, James B.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(8):703-710, October 2015.

Sanchez-Pinto, et al: Association between progression and improvement of acute kidney injury and mortality in critically ill children. (8, feature)

Fluid Overload at 48 Hours Is Associated With Respiratory Morbidity but Not Mortality in a General PICU: Retrospective Cohort Study*

Sinitsky, Lynn; Walls, David; Nadel, Simon; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(3):205-209, March 2015.

Sinitsky, et al: Fluid overload at 48 hours is associated with respiratory morbidity but not mortality in a general PICU: Retrospective cohort study. (3, feature)

A Multicenter Outcomes Analysis of Children With Severe Rhino/Enteroviral Respiratory Infection*

Spaeder, Michael C.; Custer, Jason W.; Miles, Alison H.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(2):119-123, February 2015.

Spaeder, et al: A multicenter outcomes analysis of children with severe rhino/enteroviral respiratory infection. (2, feature)

Trends in PICU Admission and Survival Rates in Children in Australia and New Zealand Following Cardiac Arrest*

Straney, Lahn D.; Schlapbach, Luregn J.; Yong, Glenn; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(7):613-620, September 2015.

Straney, et al: Trends in PICU admission and survival rates in children in Australia and New Zealand following cardiac arrest. (7, feature)

Current Medication Practice and Tracheal Intubation Safety Outcomes From a Prospective Multicenter Observational Cohort Study*

Tarquinio, Keiko M.; Howell, Joy D.; Montgomery, Vicki; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(3):210-218, March 2015.

Tarquinio, et al: Current medication practice and tracheal intubation safety outcomes from a prospective multicenter observational cohort study. (3, feature)

Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Consensus Recommendations From the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference*

The Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference Group

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(5):428-439, June 2015.

The Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference Group: Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: Consensus recommendations from the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference. (5, feature)

Neuroimaging, Pain Sensitivity, and Neuropsychological Functioning in School-Age Neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Survivors Exposed to Opioids and Sedatives

van den Bosch, Gerbrich E.; IJsselstijn, Hanneke; van der Lugt, Aad; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(7):652-662, September 2015.

van den Bosch, et al: Neuroimaging, pain sensitivity, and neuropsychological functioning in school-age neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation survivors exposed to opioids and sedatives. (7, extracorporeal support)

Cardiac Arrest in Children: Long-Term Health Status and Health-Related Quality of Life*

van Zellem, Lennart; Utens, Elisabeth M.; Legerstee, Jeroen S.; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(8):693-702, October 2015.

Van Zellem, et al: Cardiac arrest in children: Long-term health status and health-related quality of life. (8, feature)

Evolution of Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation Use: A Cohort Study Among Italian PICUs*

Wolfler, Andrea; Calderini, Edoardo; Iannella, Elisa; More

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 16(5):418-427, June 2015.

Wolfler, et al: Evolution of noninvasive mechanical ventilation use: A cohort study among Italian PICUs. (5, feature)

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