Amal Jubran

Summary

Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical review: Respiratory monitoring in the ICU - a consensus of 16
    Laurent Brochard
    Department of Intensive Care, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Crit Care 16:219. 2012
  2. pmc Nurses and ventilators
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, 111N, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Crit Care 16:115. 2012
  3. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder after weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines IL and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    Intensive Care Med 36:2030-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Critical illness and mechanical ventilation: effects on the diaphragm
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Respir Care 51:1054-61; discussion 1062-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulse oximetry
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Route 111 N, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Intensive Care Med 30:2017-20. 2004
  6. pmc Depressive disorders during weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Intensive Care Med 36:828-35. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Weaning prediction: esophageal pressure monitoring complements readiness testing
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1252-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Sternomastoid, rib cage, and expiratory muscle activity during weaning failure
    Sairam Parthasarathy
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, Illinois, USA
    J Appl Physiol 103:140-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prevalence and quality of life
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:728-33. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on diaphragmatic neuromechanical coupling at 2 years
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 125:2188-95. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Weaning from Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
    Amal Jubran; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Clinical review: Respiratory monitoring in the ICU - a consensus of 16
    Laurent Brochard
    Department of Intensive Care, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Crit Care 16:219. 2012
    ..In this consensus paper, we provide an overview of the important parameters that can and should be monitored in the critically ill patient with respiratory failure and discuss how the data provided can impact on clinical management...
  2. pmc Nurses and ventilators
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, 111N, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Crit Care 16:115. 2012
    ..The diversion of a nurse's attention from constant vigilance by performing tasks of no benefit, such as the use of weaning protocols, would be a most unfortunate turn of events...
  3. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder after weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines IL and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    Intensive Care Med 36:2030-7. 2010
    ..Accordingly, we investigated whether PTSD occurs in patients after weaning from prolonged ventilation. We also determined whether administering a questionnaire would identify patients at risk for developing PTSD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Critical illness and mechanical ventilation: effects on the diaphragm
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Respir Care 51:1054-61; discussion 1062-4. 2006
    ..Weaning-failure patients have reasons other than VIDD for respiratory-muscle weakness. Until we have further data, it seems prudent to avoid the use of controlled mechanical ventilation in patients with acute respiratory failure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulse oximetry
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Route 111 N, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Intensive Care Med 30:2017-20. 2004
  6. pmc Depressive disorders during weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Intensive Care Med 36:828-35. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether depressive disorders in patients being weaned from prolonged mechanical ventilation are linked to weaning failure and decreased survival...
  7. ncbi request reprint Weaning prediction: esophageal pressure monitoring complements readiness testing
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1252-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, continuous monitoring of esophageal pressure swings during a spontaneous breathing trial provides additional guidance in patient management over tests used for deciding when to initiate weaning...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sternomastoid, rib cage, and expiratory muscle activity during weaning failure
    Sairam Parthasarathy
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, Illinois, USA
    J Appl Physiol 103:140-7. 2007
    ..Extradiaphragmatic muscle recruitment may be a mechanism for offsetting the effects of increased load on a weak diaphragm...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prevalence and quality of life
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:728-33. 2005
    ..In conclusion, hypogonadism, although common among men older than 54 years with COPD, does not worsen the severity of respiratory symptoms or quality of life...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on diaphragmatic neuromechanical coupling at 2 years
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 125:2188-95. 2004
    ..As such, neuromechanical coupling estimates the fraction of diaphragmatic capacity used to generate tidal breathing. The present investigation was conducted to determine whether benefit is maintained at 2 years...
  11. pmc Effect of pressure support vs unassisted breathing through a tracheostomy collar on weaning duration in patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation: a randomized trial
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N, 5000 Fifth Ave, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    JAMA 309:671-7. 2013
    ..Patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation (>21 days) are commonly weaned at long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). The most effective method of weaning such patients has not been investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is weaning failure caused by low-frequency fatigue of the diaphragm?
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:120-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, in contrast to our hypothesis, weaning failure was not accompanied by low-frequency fatigue of the diaphragm, although many weaning failure patients displayed diaphragmatic weakness...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fluctuations in end-expiratory lung volume during Cheyne-Stokes respiration
    Thomas Brack
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1408-13. 2005
    ..48). In conclusion, patients with Cheyne-Stokes respiration exhibit fluctuations in end-expiratory lung volume, primarily because of alterations in tidal volume and expiratory time rather than postinspiratory inspiratory muscle activity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Respiratory and skeletal muscles in hypogonadal men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:598-605. 2005
    ..In conclusion, hypogonadism does not decrease respiratory or limb muscle performance and exercise capacity in men with moderate-to-severe COPD who, for the most part, are not underweight...
  15. pmc Narrative review: ventilator-induced respiratory muscle weakness
    Martin J Tobin
    Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:240-5. 2010
    ..Research on ventilator-induced respiratory muscle injury is in its infancy and portends to be an exciting area to follow...
  16. ncbi request reprint Variable performance of weaning-predictor tests: role of Bayes' theorem and spectrum and test-referral bias
    Martin J Tobin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, and Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University of Chicago, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Intensive Care Med 32:2002-12. 2006
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  17. doi request reprint Ventilatory failure, ventilator support, and ventilator weaning
    Martin J Tobin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Compr Physiol 2:2871-921. 2012
    ..Substantial advances in the medical management of acute ventilatory failure that requires ventilator assistance are most likely to result from research yielding novel insights into the operation of the respiratory control system...
  18. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis under the spotlight: focused on a meta-analysis of ventilator weaning
    Martin J Tobin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:1-7. 2008
    ..The meta-analysis on which we focus is that conducted by an American College of Chest Physicians/American Association for Respiratory Care/American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force on ventilator weaning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dyspnea and decreased variability of breathing in patients with restrictive lung disease
    Thomas Brack
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1260-4. 2002
    ..97; p < 0.001). In conclusion, patients with restrictive lung disease adopt a tightly constrained breathing pattern, probably as a strategy for avoiding dyspnea...
  20. doi request reprint Four questions for Dr. MacIntyre on his editorial
    Martin J Tobin
    Crit Care Med 36:2709; author reply 2709-10. 2008
  21. ncbi request reprint Statement of the 4th International Consensus Conference in Critical Care on ICU-Acquired Pneumonia--Chicago, Illinois, May 2002
    R D Hubmayr
    Intensive Care Med 28:1521-36. 2002

Research Grants5

  1. Weaning from Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
    Amal Jubran; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such information will provide for the first time solid scientific evidence to health care providers, and help them formulate objective guidelines for the management of patients being weaned at a LTAC facility. ..