Peter A Meaney
Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Training hospital providers in basic CPR skills in Botswana: acquisition, retention and impact of novel training techniquesPeter A Meaney
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Resuscitation 83:1484-90. 2012..We hypothesized that both existing and novel CPR training programs significantly impact skills of hospital-based healthcare providers (HCP) in Botswana...
- Higher survival rates among younger patients after pediatric intensive care unit cardiac arrestsPeter A Meaney
Department of Critical Care Medicine, 7th Floor, Room 7c03, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 118:2424-33. 2006..We, therefore, hypothesized that survival from cardiac arrest would be better among infants than older children...
- Rhythms and outcomes of adult in-hospital cardiac arrestPeter A Meaney
American Heart Association National Registry for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Investigators
Crit Care Med 38:101-8. 2010..To determine the relationship of electrocardiographic rhythm during cardiac arrest with survival outcomes...
- Resuscitation training in developing countries: a systematic reviewPeter A Meaney
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Resuscitation 81:1462-72. 2010..To evaluate whether the inclusion of any specific resuscitation training educational strategy in developing countries improves outcomes...
- Low-dose, high-frequency CPR training improves skill retention of in-hospital pediatric providersRobert M Sutton
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 7th Floor, Central Wing 7C09 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Pediatrics 128:e145-51. 2011..We hypothesized that a low-dose, high-frequency training program (booster training) would improve CPR skill retention...
- First quantitative analysis of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality during in-hospital cardiac arrests of young childrenRobert M Sutton
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States Electronic address
Resuscitation 85:70-4. 2014..We hypothesized that the CPR performed would often not achieve 2010 Pediatric Basic Life Support (BLS) Guidelines, but would improve with the addition of audiovisual feedback...
- Duration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and illness category impact survival and neurologic outcomes for in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrestsRenee I Matos
CRISMA Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Circulation 127:442-51. 2013..Our objective was to determine the relationship between CPR duration and outcomes after pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrests...
- Women of child-bearing age have better inhospital cardiac arrest survival outcomes than do equal-aged menAlexis A Topjian
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 38:1254-60. 2010..Our objective was to determine whether women of child-bearing age are more likely than men to survive to hospital discharge after in-hospital cardiac arrest...
- Analysis of transthoracic impedance during real cardiac arrest defibrillation attempts in older children and adolescents: are stacked-shocks appropriate?Dana E Niles
Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Resuscitation 81:1540-3. 2010..The objective of this study was to characterize TTI following biphasic defibrillation attempts in children ≥ 8 yrs during cardiac arrest to assess whether a stacked-shock approach may be appropriate to improve defibrillation success...
- Pushing harder, pushing faster, minimizing interruptions… but falling short of 2010 cardiopulmonary resuscitation targets during in-hospital pediatric and adolescent resuscitationRobert M Sutton
The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Center for Simulation, Advanced Education, and Innovation, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States Electronic address
Resuscitation 84:1680-4. 2013..We hypothesized that quality would improve, but that targets for chest compression (CC) depth would be difficult to achieve...
- Antibiotic use in pediatric patients admitted to a referral hospital in BotswanaBrian T Fisher
Division of Infectious Diseases and Departments of Pediatrics and Anesthesia and Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:129-31. 2009..The results showed that the duration of prescribed therapy can be excessive. Recommendations for potential interventions to reduce antibiotic overuse in this setting are necessary...
- "Booster" training: evaluation of instructor-led bedside cardiopulmonary resuscitation skill training and automated corrective feedback to improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation compliance of Pediatric Basic Life Support providers during simulated cardiac Robert M Sutton
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:e116-21. 2011..To investigate the effectiveness of brief bedside "booster" cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training to improve CPR guideline compliance of hospital-based pediatric providers...
- Effect of defibrillation energy dose during in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrestPeter A Meaney
Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Pediatrics 127:e16-23. 2011..We hypothesized that (1) an initial shock dose of 2 ± 10 J/kg would be less effective for terminating fibrillation than suggested in published historical data and (2) a 4 J/kg shock dose would be more effective...
- Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in Gaborone, BotswanaSarah M Wood
Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:782-5. 2009..aureus (MRSA) bacteremia. MRSA isolates had higher proportions of resistance to commonly used antimicrobials than did methicillin-susceptible isolates, emphasizing the need to revise empiric prescribing practices in Botswana...
- Survival from in-hospital cardiac arrest during nights and weekendsMary Ann Peberdy
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0204, USA
JAMA 299:785-92. 2008..Patient physiology and process of care for in-hospital cardiac arrest may be different at night and on weekends because of hospital factors unrelated to patient, event, or location variables...
- Outcomes of in-hospital ventricular fibrillation in childrenRicardo A Samson
Steele Children s Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724 5073, USA
N Engl J Med 354:2328-39. 2006..These tachyarrhythmias can also begin during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), presumably as reperfusion arrhythmias. We determined whether the outcome is better for initial than for subsequent ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia...