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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- "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...
- 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...