Stanley A Nasraway
Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
- Survivors of catastrophic illness: outcome after direct transfer from intensive care to extended care facilitiesS A Nasraway
Department of Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Crit Care Med 28:19-25. 2000..To describe outcomes of adult survivors of prolonged critical illness after direct transfer to extended care facilities...
- The problems and challenges of immunotherapy in sepsisStanley A Nasraway
Department of Surgery and Section of Critical Care Research, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Chest 123:451S-9S. 2003..By standardizing protocols and reducing uncontrolled variables, research can be more precisely targeted so as to unmask the real benefits to the patient...
- Multidisciplinary care of the obese patient with chronic critical illness after surgeryStanley A Nasraway
Department of Nursing and Surgery, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Box 4630, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Crit Care Clin 18:643-57. 2002..Only with meticulous attention to detail and refined, dedicated, multidisciplinary processes of care, preferably assisted by protocolization, can these patients sustain any hope of recovery to acceptable functionality...
- How reliable is the Bispectral Index in critically ill patients? A prospective, comparative, single-blinded observer studyStanley A Nasraway SA
Department of Surgery, New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Crit Care Med 30:1483-7. 2002..To establish a correlation between a reliable subjective measure, the Sedation-Agitation Scale (SAS), and an objective tool, the Bispectral Index (BIS), for monitoring critically ill patients with a decreased level of consciousness...
- Sedation, analgesia, and neuromuscular blockade of the critically ill adult: revised clinical practice guidelines for 2002Stanley A Nasraway
Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Crit Care Med 30:117-8. 2002
- Antibiotic exposure and room contamination among patients colonized with vancomycin-resistant enterococciMarci Drees
Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:709-15. 2008..To determine whether total and antianaerobic antibiotic exposure increases the risk of room contamination among vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE)-colonized patients...
- Hyperglycemia during critical illnessStanley A Nasraway
Department of Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 30:254-8. 2006..We sought to review the literature describing the benefits of tight glycemic control in critically ill patients, comparing outcome differences in subgroup populations...
- Rapidly advancing necrotizing fasciitis caused by Photobacterium (Vibrio) damsela: a hyperaggressive variantKristen H Goodell
Department of Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Crit Care Med 32:278-81. 2004..To describe the first case of Vibrio damsela necrotizing fasciitis in New England, emphasizing the importance of very early operative intervention to achieve source control in this extremely aggressive infection...
- Impact of a national propofol shortage on duration of mechanical ventilation at an academic medical centerRussel Roberts
Department of Pharmacy, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Crit Care Med 40:406-11. 2012..To measure the impact of a national propofol shortage on the duration of mechanical ventilation...
- Tight glycemic control: what do we really know, and what should we expect?Stanley A Nasraway
Department of Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Box 4630, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Crit Care 14:198. 2010..The present commentary reviews what we actually know with certainty from this vast sea of literature, and what we can expect looking forward...
- Prior environmental contamination increases the risk of acquisition of vancomycin-resistant enterococciMarci Drees
Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston Massachusetts, USA
Clin Infect Dis 46:678-85. 2008..Patients colonized with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) frequently contaminate their environment, but the environmental role of VRE transmission remains controversial...
- Morbid obesity is an independent determinant of death among surgical critically ill patientsStanley A Nasraway
Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Crit Care Med 34:964-70; quiz 971. 2006....
- Roundtable debate: Controversies in the management of the septic patient--desperately seeking consensusAaron B Waxman
Pulmonary Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Crit Care 9:E1. 2005..This presentation is intended to show how experienced intensivists apply clinical science to their practice of critical care medicine...
- Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the critical care setting: diagnosis and managementLena M Napolitano
Acute Care Surgery, Trauma, Burn, Critical Care, Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Crit Care Med 34:2898-911. 2006..Although sepsis and hemodilution are more common etiologies of thrombocytopenia in critical illness, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is one potential etiology that warrants consideration...
- Candidemia as a cause of septic shock and multiple organ failure in nonimmunocompromised patientsSusan Hadley
Department of Medicine, the Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Crit Care Med 30:1808-14. 2002..To describe outcomes of septic shock and multiple organ failure arising from candidemia...
- Hyperglycemia in the critically illColleen Digman
Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center and the Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
Nutr Clin Care 8:93-101. 2005..In addition to recognizing and treating hyperglycemia, it is as important to identify other frequently overlooked factors that contribute to hyperglycemia, such as medications, intravenous fluids, and enteral and parenteral nutrition...
- The future is now: software-guided intensive insulin therapy in the critically illRishi Rattan
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Diabetes Sci Technol 7:548-54. 2013..To develop and implement better algorithms, scientists, programmers, and clinicians need to standardize measurements and variables...
- Linezolid does not increase the risk of thrombocytopenia in patients with nosocomial pneumonia: comparative analysis of linezolid and vancomycin useStanley A Nasraway
Division of Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Clin Infect Dis 37:1609-16. 2003..Clinically significant thrombocytopenia was uncommon in our analysis, and linezolid was not associated with a greater risk of thrombocytopenia in seriously ill patients than was vancomycin...
- Clinical utility of blood cultures drawn from central venous or arterial catheters in critically ill surgical patientsJose A Martinez
Department of Medicine, New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Crit Care Med 30:7-13. 2002..To determine the sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values of cultures done with blood drawn through a central venous or arterial catheter compared with peripheral venipuncture...
- Clinical practice guidelines for the sustained use of sedatives and analgesics in the critically ill adultJudith Jacobi
Crit Care Med 30:119-41. 2002
- Clinical practice guidelines for sustained neuromuscular blockade in the adult critically ill patientMichael J Murray
Crit Care Med 30:142-56. 2002
- Sitting on the horns of a dilemma: avoiding severe hypoglycemia while practicing tight glycemic controlStanley A Nasraway
Crit Care Med 35:2435-7. 2007
- Eliminating catheter-related bloodstream infections: fairy tale or new reality?Stanley A Nasraway
Crit Care Med 32:2150-2. 2004
- The Bispectral Index: expanded performance for everyday use in the intensive care unit?Stanley A Nasraway
Crit Care Med 33:685-7. 2005