Anna M Varughese

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving on-time start of day and end of day for a pediatric surgical service
    Anna M Varughese
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e219-28. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Using quality improvement methods to optimize resources and maximize productivity in an anesthesia screening and consultation clinic
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 23:597-606. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A comparison of inhalational inductions for children in the operating room vs the induction room
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 22:327-34. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of a nurse practitioner-assisted preoperative assessment program on quality
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:723-33. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Factors predictive of poor behavioral compliance during inhaled induction in children
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:413-21. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Quality of recovery from two types of general anesthesia for ambulatory dental surgery in children: a double-blind, randomized trial
    Matthias W König
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:748-55. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Quality and safety in pediatric anesthesia
    Anna M Varughese
    From the Department of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seattle Children s Hospital and University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Division of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic Children s Center, Rochester, Minnesota Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Anesth Analg 117:1408-18. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric preoperative evaluation--a new paradigm
    Eric P Wittkugel
    Department of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH 45229, USA
    Int Anesthesiol Clin 44:141-58. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Improving on-time starts for patients scheduled with general anesthesia in a MRI suite
    Mohamed A Mahmoud
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 23:607-13. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality management in the delivery of pediatric anesthesia care
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH 45229, USA
    Int Anesthesiol Clin 44:119-39. 2006

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving on-time start of day and end of day for a pediatric surgical service
    Anna M Varughese
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e219-28. 2013
    ..We sought to improve actual end of day relative to scheduled end of day from 40% to 60%...
  2. doi request reprint Using quality improvement methods to optimize resources and maximize productivity in an anesthesia screening and consultation clinic
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 23:597-606. 2013
    ..The goal of this improvement project was to increase the proportion of patient anesthesia screens conducted by NPs to 50% within 6 months...
  3. doi request reprint A comparison of inhalational inductions for children in the operating room vs the induction room
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 22:327-34. 2012
    ..We sought to compare child distress, OR utilization and efficiency, and parental satisfaction and safety, between an IR and an OR...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of a nurse practitioner-assisted preoperative assessment program on quality
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:723-33. 2006
    ..Our study sought to evaluate the quality of the NPAPE program...
  5. doi request reprint Factors predictive of poor behavioral compliance during inhaled induction in children
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:413-21. 2008
    ..We sought to identify patient, procedural, and health care system factors predictive of poor behavioral compliance during induction...
  6. doi request reprint Quality of recovery from two types of general anesthesia for ambulatory dental surgery in children: a double-blind, randomized trial
    Matthias W König
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:748-55. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Quality and safety in pediatric anesthesia
    Anna M Varughese
    From the Department of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seattle Children s Hospital and University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Division of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic Children s Center, Rochester, Minnesota Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    Anesth Analg 117:1408-18. 2013
    ..In this article, we provide a brief review of quality improvement as a discipline and describe these efforts within pediatric anesthesiology. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric preoperative evaluation--a new paradigm
    Eric P Wittkugel
    Department of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH 45229, USA
    Int Anesthesiol Clin 44:141-58. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Improving on-time starts for patients scheduled with general anesthesia in a MRI suite
    Mohamed A Mahmoud
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 23:607-13. 2013
    ..We applied quality improvement methodology to identify unnecessary, redundant parts of processes that can lead to delayed on-time starts for patients scheduled with general anesthesia (GA) in the radiology department...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality management in the delivery of pediatric anesthesia care
    Anna M Varughese
    Department of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH 45229, USA
    Int Anesthesiol Clin 44:119-39. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Getting started with the model for improvement: psychology and leadership in quality improvement
    J Nick Pratap
    Departmnt of Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3026, USA
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 74:104-8. 2013
    ..This article forms the third and final part of a series providing practical guidance on getting started with a first quality improvement project. Introduction...
  12. ncbi request reprint A factorial study of ondansetron, metoclopramide, and dexamethasone for emesis prophylaxis after adenotonsillectomy in children
    Joel B Gunter
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45249, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:1153-65. 2006
    ..We conducted a factorial study of emesis prophylaxis with ondansetron (OND), metoclopramide (MET), and dexamethasone (DEX)...