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Journal Club Presentations from 2009-2011

  Date Fellow Faculty Title
  9/23/09 Brahmbhatt Murugan Early physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients: a randomised controlled trial
  10/6/09 Bauza Schuchert Interaction of vasopressin infusion, corticosteroid treatment, and mortality of septic shock
  11/11/09 Majesko Darby Etomidate vs. Ketamine for Rapid Sequence Intubation in Acutely Ill Patients: A Multicentre, Randomised Controlled Trial
  11/25/09 Kasiewicz Rosengart The PRaCTICaL Study of Nurse-Led, Intensive Care Follow-up Programmes for Improving Long Term Outcomes from Critical Illness: a Pragmatic Radomised Controlled Trial
  12/2/09 Edwards Huang On-Pump vs. Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  1/13/10 Ramcharitar Muigai Effect of Procalcitonin-Based Guidelines vs. Standard Guidelines on Antibiotic Use in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections – The ProHOSP Randomized Controlled Trial
  1/27/10 Wallace Boujoukos Efficacy and economic assessment of conventional ventilatory support versus extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe adult respiratory failure (CESAR):a multicentre randomised controlled trial
  2/3/10 Naz Tisherman Telemedicine in the ICU: A consideration of two recent studies.
  2/9/10 Nabors Pinsky Intensity of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Critically Ill Patients
  2/17/10 Gomez Singbartl Prone Positioning in Patients with Moderate and Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Trial
  2/24/10 Sleet Alarcon Comparison of Routine and On-Demand Prescription of Chest Radiographs in Mechanically Ventilated Adults: a Multi-Centre, Cluster-Randomised, Two-Period Crossover Study
  3/3/10 Shum Emlet Intravenous drug administration during out of hospital cardiac arrest
  3/10/10 Hicks Kaynar Corticosteroid Treatment and Intensive Insulin Therapy for Septic Shock in Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial The COIITSS Study
  3/17/10 Gooch Baldisseri Continuation of Low-Dose Aspirin in Peptic Ulcer Bleeding: a Randomized Trial
  3/31/10 Qassem Milbrandt Treatment of delirium with antipsychotics: A consideration of two RCTs
  4/14/10 Adalja Kellum Treatment with Monoclonal Antibodies against Clostridium difficile Toxins
  4/21/10 Hebbler-Clark Moore Ecological Effects of Selective Decontamination on Resistant Gram-negative Bacterial Colonization
  5/12/10 Kandiah Murugan Willful Modulation of Brain Activity in Disorders of Consciousness
  5/21/10 Ghanem Milbrandt Efficacy and Safety of Low Dose Recombinant Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator for the Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Thromboembolism
  5/25/10 Chandra Pinsky Granulocyte–Macrophage Colony-stimulating Factor to Reverse Sepsis-associated Immunosuppression
  6/2/10 Ogundele Yende A protocol of no sedation for critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation: a randomised trial
  9/29/10 Anthony Uvieghara, MD Marie Baldisseri, MD CPR with Chest Compression Alone or with Rescue Breathing
  10/13/10 Syed Gilani, MD Ali Al-Khafaji, MD Early Use of TIPS in Patients with Cirrhosis
  10/27/10 Greg Beard, DO Lou Alarcon, MD Eff ects of tranexamic acid on death, vascular occlusive
events, and blood transfusion in trauma patients with
signifi cant haemorrhage (CRASH-2): a randomised,
placebo-controlled trial
  11/3/10 Nimitt Patel, MD Deepika Mohan, MD Eff ects of tranexamic acid on death, vascular occlusive events, and blood transfusion in trauma patients with
signifi cant haemorrhage (CRASH-2): a randomised,
placebo-controlled trial
  1/12/11 Heath Dorion, MD Sam Tisherman, MD Results of the CONTROL Trial: Efficacy and Safety of Recombinant Activated Factor VII in the Management of Refractory Traumatic Hemorrhage
  2/9/11 Balaji Yegneswaran, MD Raghavan Murugan, MD Neuromuscular Blockers in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  2/23/11 Ravindra Ramakrishna, MD Arthur Boujoukos, MD Lactate Clearance vs Central Venous Oxygen Saturation as Goals of Early Sepsis Therapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial
  3/2/11 Ahmad Maarouf, MD Raghavan Murugan, MD Effect of a Lung Protective Strategy for Organ Donors on Eligibility and Availability of Lungs for Transplantation
  3/30/11 Nikhil Asher, MD Doug White, MD A Multifaceted Interventionfor Quality Improvement in a Networkof Intensive Care Units
  4/13/11 Nattachai Srisawat, MD John Kellum, MD Early Use of Polymyxin B Hemoperfusion in Abdominal Septic Shock
  5/4/11 Hyung Kim, MD Michael Pinsky, MD Diuretic Strategies in Patients with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
  5/11/11 Mike Przybysz, MD David Huang, MD Dalteparin versus Unfractionated Heparin in Critically Ill Patients
  6/1/11 Max Bocharov, MD Jeremy Kahn, MD Effect of a Quality-Improvement Intervention on End-of-Life Care in the Intensive Care Unit: A Randomized Trial
  6/8/11 Venkata Aleti, MD Sachin Yende, MD Hydrocortisone Therapy for Patients With Multiple Trauma
The Randomized Controlled HYPOLYTE Study
  6/15/11 Samer Kseibi, MD Sachin Yende, MD Intermittent Subglottic Secretion Drainageand Ventilator-associated Pneumonia - A Multicenter Trial