Karel O'Brien

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc High Frequency Jet Ventilation during Initial Management, Stabilization, and Transport of Newborn Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Case Series
    Qianshen Zhang
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Maternal and Child Healthcare Hospital of Shenzhen City, Guangdong 518028, China Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Crit Care Res Pract 2013:937871. 2013
  2. pmc A pilot cohort analytic study of Family Integrated Care in a Canadian neonatal intensive care unit
    Karel O'Brien
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto M5G 1X5, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S12. 2013
  3. pmc Infant flow biphasic nasal continuous positive airway pressure (BP- NCPAP) vs. infant flow NCPAP for the facilitation of extubation in infants' ≤ 1,250 grams: a randomized controlled trial
    Karel O'Brien
    Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:43. 2012
  4. pmc Healthcare professionals' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Ave, P, O, Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 4:23. 2004
  5. pmc Identification of pain indicators for infants at risk for neurological impairment: a Delphi consensus study
    Bonnie Stevens
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 6:1. 2006
  6. pmc Characteristics and outcome of infants with candiduria in neonatal intensive care - a Paediatric Investigators Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada (PICNIC) study
    Joan L Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 9:183. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of risk of neurological impairment and procedure invasiveness on health professionals' management of procedural pain in neonates
    Bonnie Stevens
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Pain 14:735-41. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairment
    Bonnie Stevens
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 65:285-96. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The influence of context on pain practices in the NICU: perceptions of health care professionals
    Bonnie Stevens
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 21:757-70. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pain responses in infants of different gestational ages
    Sharyn Gibbins
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neonatology 93:10-8. 2008

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Publications12

  1. pmc High Frequency Jet Ventilation during Initial Management, Stabilization, and Transport of Newborn Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Case Series
    Qianshen Zhang
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Maternal and Child Healthcare Hospital of Shenzhen City, Guangdong 518028, China Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Crit Care Res Pract 2013:937871. 2013
    ..This paper supports the decision to utilize HFJV as it likely contributed to safe transport of many infants that would not otherwise have tolerated transport to a surgical centre...
  2. pmc A pilot cohort analytic study of Family Integrated Care in a Canadian neonatal intensive care unit
    Karel O'Brien
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto M5G 1X5, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S12. 2013
    ..The objective of this pilot prospective cohort analytic study was to explore the feasibility, safety, and potential outcomes of implementing this model in a Canadian NICU...
  3. pmc Infant flow biphasic nasal continuous positive airway pressure (BP- NCPAP) vs. infant flow NCPAP for the facilitation of extubation in infants' ≤ 1,250 grams: a randomized controlled trial
    Karel O'Brien
    Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:43. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of biphasic nasal continuous positive airway pressure (BP-NCPAP) vs. NCPAP in facilitating sustained extubation in infants ≤ 1,250 grams...
  4. pmc Healthcare professionals' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairment
    Lynn M Breau
    Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Ave, P, O, Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 4:23. 2004
    ..To determine whether healthcare professionals perceive the pain of infants differently due to their understanding of that infant's level of risk for neurological impairment...
  5. pmc Identification of pain indicators for infants at risk for neurological impairment: a Delphi consensus study
    Bonnie Stevens
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 6:1. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to establish consensus about which behavioural, physiologic and contextual indicators best characterize pain in infants at high, moderate and low levels of risk for NI...
  6. pmc Characteristics and outcome of infants with candiduria in neonatal intensive care - a Paediatric Investigators Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada (PICNIC) study
    Joan L Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 9:183. 2009
    ..There is limited information in the literature on the presentation and prognosis of candidal urinary tract infection (UTI) in infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of risk of neurological impairment and procedure invasiveness on health professionals' management of procedural pain in neonates
    Bonnie Stevens
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Pain 14:735-41. 2010
    ..To describe how (i) risk of neurological impairment (NI) and (ii) procedure invasiveness influence health professionals' assessment and management of procedural pain in neonates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)...
  8. doi request reprint Indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairment
    Bonnie Stevens
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 65:285-96. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study to compare the importance and usefulness ratings of physiological and behavioural indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairment by nurse clinicians and pain researchers...
  9. doi request reprint The influence of context on pain practices in the NICU: perceptions of health care professionals
    Bonnie Stevens
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Qual Health Res 21:757-70. 2011
    ..This study supports the importance of context in shaping evidence-based practices by health care professionals in the management of pain in the NICU...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of pain responses in infants of different gestational ages
    Sharyn Gibbins
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Neonatology 93:10-8. 2008
    ..Using physiological or behavioral pain indicators derived from more mature infants may lead to inaccurate assessments and management...
  11. pmc Lessons from SARS: a retrospective study of outpatient care during an infectious disease outbreak
    Nehad Nasef
    Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:51. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the developmental assessment and its outcome in two groups of NNFU clinic patients, SARS versus non-SARS, over three standard clinic appointments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Development, implementation, and evaluation of a community- and hospital-based respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis program
    Marianne Bracht
    Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Neonatal Care 5:39-49. 2005
    ..To implement and deliver a respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis (RSVP) program in response to the Canadian Pediatric Society recommendations...