R K Albert

Summary

Affiliation: Denver Health Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint "Lies, damned lies ..." and observational studies in comparative effectiveness research
    Richard K Albert
    Denver Health and University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:1173-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Gas exchange in the respiratory distress syndromes
    Richard K Albert
    Chief of Medicine, Denver Health, Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado, Adjunct Professor of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Compr Physiol 2:1585-617. 2012
  3. pmc Mannose-binding lectin deficiency and acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Richard K Albert
    Medicine Service, Denver Health and Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:767-77. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The role of ventilation-induced surfactant dysfunction and atelectasis in causing acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Richard K Albert
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:702-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The prone position eliminates compression of the lungs by the heart
    R K Albert
    Medical Service, Denver Health Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1660-5. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Prone ventilation
    R K Albert
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Clin Chest Med 21:511-7. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Left atrial pressure can be accurately transmitted to the pulmonary artery despite zone 1 conditions
    Richard K Albert
    Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock, MC 4000, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1016-20. 2003
  8. pmc Azithromycin for prevention of exacerbations of COPD
    Richard K Albert
    Medicine Service, Denver Health and Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:689-98. 2011
  9. pmc The importance of leukotrienes in airway inflammation in a mouse model of asthma
    W R Henderson
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Exp Med 184:1483-94. 1996
  10. ncbi request reprint Preoperative evaluation of the patient with pulmonary disease
    Srinivas R Bapoje
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 660 Bannock St, MC 4000, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Chest 132:1637-45. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint "Lies, damned lies ..." and observational studies in comparative effectiveness research
    Richard K Albert
    Denver Health and University of Colorado, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187:1173-7. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Gas exchange in the respiratory distress syndromes
    Richard K Albert
    Chief of Medicine, Denver Health, Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado, Adjunct Professor of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Compr Physiol 2:1585-617. 2012
    ..The mechanisms by which surfactant abnormalities occur in the two conditions are described, as are the histological findings that have been associated with shunt and low ventilation-to-perfusion...
  3. pmc Mannose-binding lectin deficiency and acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Richard K Albert
    Medicine Service, Denver Health and Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:767-77. 2012
    ..Mannose-binding lectin is a collectin involved in host defense against infection. Whether mannose-binding lectin deficiency is associated with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is debated...
  4. doi request reprint The role of ventilation-induced surfactant dysfunction and atelectasis in causing acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Richard K Albert
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 185:702-8. 2012
    ..If the proposed scenario is correct, it also implies that at least some instances of ARDS might be prevented by implementing a number of simple, safe modifications in patient care...
  5. ncbi request reprint The prone position eliminates compression of the lungs by the heart
    R K Albert
    Medical Service, Denver Health Medical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1660-5. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Prone ventilation
    R K Albert
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
    Clin Chest Med 21:511-7. 2000
    ..Whether these changes translate into improved clinical outcomes has yet to be determined, but prone ventilation has the potential of reducing oxygen toxicity and limiting ventilator-induced lung injury...
  7. ncbi request reprint Left atrial pressure can be accurately transmitted to the pulmonary artery despite zone 1 conditions
    Richard K Albert
    Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock, MC 4000, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1016-20. 2003
    ..The greater the PA, the lower the Ppa could track Pla below PA. Pla can be accurately measured by a pulmonary arterial catheter under Zone 1 conditions...
  8. pmc Azithromycin for prevention of exacerbations of COPD
    Richard K Albert
    Medicine Service, Denver Health and Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:689-98. 2011
    ..Acute exacerbations adversely affect patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Macrolide antibiotics benefit patients with a variety of inflammatory airway diseases...
  9. pmc The importance of leukotrienes in airway inflammation in a mouse model of asthma
    W R Henderson
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Exp Med 184:1483-94. 1996
    ..The role of leukotrienes or eosinophils in mediating airway hyperresponsiveness to aeroallergen could not be established, however, in this murine model...
  10. ncbi request reprint Preoperative evaluation of the patient with pulmonary disease
    Srinivas R Bapoje
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 660 Bannock St, MC 4000, Denver, CO 80204, USA
    Chest 132:1637-45. 2007
    ..Identifying patients who are at risk for the development of PPCs and managing their underlying modifiable risk factors aggressively prior to surgery is essential...
  11. doi request reprint Unplanned transfers to a medical intensive care unit: causes and relationship to preventable errors in care
    Srinivas R Bapoje
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:68-72. 2011
    ..Unplanned intensive care unit (ICU) transfers may result from errors in care but the frequency of their occurrence, and whether these transfers might be prevented, has not been investigated...
  12. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a course designed to teach handoffs to medical students
    Eugene S Chu
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    J Hosp Med 5:344-8. 2010
    ..A significant number, if not the large majority, of first-year Internal Medicine residents have not received formal education pertaining to handoffs during medical school...
  13. doi request reprint A structured handoff program for interns
    Eugene S Chu
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    Acad Med 84:347-52. 2009
    ..To develop, teach, and supervise a structured process for handing off patient care and to evaluate its effect on interns' knowledge, skills, and attitudes toward handoffs...
  14. doi request reprint Intimate partner violence in women hospitalized on an internal medicine service: prevalence and relationship to responses to the review of systems
    Barbara S Cleary
    Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:299-307. 2008
    ..Although intimate partner violence is common, the prevalence in patients hospitalized on internal medicine services and whether it is associated with numerous positive responses to the review of systems are not known...
  15. doi request reprint Underutilized time for health education of hospitalized patients
    Eugene S Chu
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204 4507, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:238-46. 2008
    ....
  16. pmc Blockade of CD49d (alpha4 integrin) on intrapulmonary but not circulating leukocytes inhibits airway inflammation and hyperresponsiveness in a mouse model of asthma
    W R Henderson
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Clin Invest 100:3083-92. 1997
    ..In this asthma model, a CD49d-positive intrapulmonary leukocyte distinct from the eosinophil is the key effector cell of allergen-induced pulmonary inflammation and hyperresponsiveness...
  17. ncbi request reprint Observations of residents' work activities for 24 consecutive hours: implications for workflow redesign
    Patricia A Gabow
    Denver Health, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Acad Med 81:766-75. 2006
    ..To examine resident workflow as part of an institutional approach to redesigning the processes of health care delivery...
  18. ncbi request reprint "Imitators" of the ARDS: implications for diagnosis and treatment
    Marvin I Schwarz
    Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver Health Medical Center, USA
    Chest 125:1530-5. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint The pragmatics of prone positioning
    Erica Messerole
    Department of Medicine, Regions Hospital and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1359-63. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint Bilateral thumb burns leading to the diagnosis of crack lung
    David Gatof
    Denver Health Medical Center University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80204 4507, USA
    Chest 121:289-91. 2002
    ..Inspection of the hands for burns consistent with handling cocaine pipes should prompt a consideration of crack lung in patients with pulmonary infiltrates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mandatory protocol for treating adult patients with diabetic ketoacidosis decreases intensive care unit and hospital lengths of stay: results of a nonrandomized trial
    Sarah V Bull
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:41-6. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of a mandatory protocol for treating diabetic ketoacidosis...

Research Grants2

  1. Novel Strategies Targeting Acute Exacerbation of COPD
    Richard Albert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will, at the same time, also provide information regarding the pathobiology of COPD exacerbations. ..