Benjamin S Abella

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Induced hypothermia is underused after resuscitation from cardiac arrest: a current practice survey
    Benjamin S Abella
    Emergency Resuscitation Center, Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC 5068 Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Resuscitation 64:181-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia and coronary intervention after cardiac arrest: thawing a cool relationship?
    Benjamin S Abella
    Crit Care Med 36:1967-8. 2008
  3. pmc Intra-arrest cooling with delayed reperfusion yields higher survival than earlier normothermic resuscitation in a mouse model of cardiac arrest
    Danhong Zhao
    Emergency Resuscitation Center, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Resuscitation 77:242-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia utilization among physicians after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1935-40. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: unintentional overcooling is common using ice packs and conventional cooling blankets
    Raina M Merchant
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals Emergency Resuscitation Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S490-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Chest compression rates during cardiopulmonary resuscitation are suboptimal: a prospective study during in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Benjamin S Abella
    Emergency Resuscitation Center and Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Circulation 111:428-34. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of compression depth and pre-shock pauses predict defibrillation failure during cardiac arrest
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Resuscitation 71:137-45. 2006
  8. pmc Capnography and chest-wall impedance algorithms for ventilation detection during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA Emergency Resuscitation Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Resuscitation 81:317-22. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Benjamin S Abella
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    JAMA 293:305-10. 2005
  10. pmc Safety and efficacy of defibrillator charging during ongoing chest compressions: a multi-center study
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of Hospital Medicine and Emergency Resuscitation Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1521-6. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Cardiac Arrest: Improving CPR Quality and Survival
    BENJAMIN ABELLA; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Induced hypothermia is underused after resuscitation from cardiac arrest: a current practice survey
    Benjamin S Abella
    Emergency Resuscitation Center, Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC 5068 Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Resuscitation 64:181-6. 2005
    ..We wished to ascertain the extent to which physicians were using this treatment, and what opinions are held by clinicians regarding its use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia and coronary intervention after cardiac arrest: thawing a cool relationship?
    Benjamin S Abella
    Crit Care Med 36:1967-8. 2008
  3. pmc Intra-arrest cooling with delayed reperfusion yields higher survival than earlier normothermic resuscitation in a mouse model of cardiac arrest
    Danhong Zhao
    Emergency Resuscitation Center, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Resuscitation 77:242-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a short delay in resuscitation to induce hypothermia before ROSC, even at the expense of more prolonged ischemia, may yield both physiological and survival advantages...
  4. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia utilization among physicians after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:1935-40. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate current physician use of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest, to ascertain reasons for nonadoption of this treatment, and to determine current cooling techniques employed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: unintentional overcooling is common using ice packs and conventional cooling blankets
    Raina M Merchant
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals Emergency Resuscitation Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S490-4. 2006
    ..We sought to measure the prevalence of overcooling (<32 degrees C) in postarrest survivors receiving primarily noninvasive cooling...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chest compression rates during cardiopulmonary resuscitation are suboptimal: a prospective study during in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Benjamin S Abella
    Emergency Resuscitation Center and Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Circulation 111:428-34. 2005
    ..We sought to measure in-hospital chest compression rates and to determine compliance with published international guidelines...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of compression depth and pre-shock pauses predict defibrillation failure during cardiac arrest
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Resuscitation 71:137-45. 2006
    ..Specifically, the clinical effects of compression depth and pauses in chest compression prior to defibrillation (pre-shock pauses) are unknown...
  8. pmc Capnography and chest-wall impedance algorithms for ventilation detection during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA Emergency Resuscitation Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Resuscitation 81:317-22. 2010
    ..Capnography has been proposed as an alternate method to measure ventilations. We sought to assess and compare the adequacy of these two approaches...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Benjamin S Abella
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    JAMA 293:305-10. 2005
    ..Recent studies have challenged the notion that CPR is uniformly performed according to established international guidelines...
  10. pmc Safety and efficacy of defibrillator charging during ongoing chest compressions: a multi-center study
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of Hospital Medicine and Emergency Resuscitation Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1521-6. 2010
    ..While simulation work suggests decreased pause times using this technique, little is known about its use in clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intra-arrest cooling improves outcomes in a murine cardiac arrest model
    Benjamin S Abella
    Emergency Resuscitation Center, Section of Emergency Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Circulation 109:2786-91. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether cooling during cardiac arrest before ROSC (ie, "intra-arrest" hypothermia) has survival benefit over more delayed post-ROSC cooling, using a murine cardiac arrest model...
  12. ncbi request reprint Induced hypothermia by central venous infusion: saline ice slurry versus chilled saline
    Terry L Vanden Hoek
    University of Chicago, Section of Emergency Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S425-31. 2004
    ..an equal volume of chilled saline. We hypothesized that slurry would achieve core hypothermia (32-34 degrees C) more consistently and at a faster rate...
  13. ncbi request reprint CPR quality improvement during in-hospital cardiac arrest using a real-time audiovisual feedback system
    Benjamin S Abella
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 73:54-61. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that real-time feedback during CPR would improve the performance of chest compressions and ventilations during in-hospital cardiac arrest...
  14. doi request reprint Improving cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality and resuscitation training by combining audiovisual feedback and debriefing
    C Jessica Dine
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2817-22. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a multimodal training method comprising audiovisual feedback and immediate debriefing would improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation performance among care providers...
  15. doi request reprint Improving in-hospital cardiac arrest process and outcomes with performance debriefing
    Dana P Edelson
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1063-9. 2008
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  16. pmc Hypothermia and cardiac arrest: the promise of intra-arrest cooling
    Roger A Band
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Ground Ravdin, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
    Crit Care 12:138. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint Essential features of designating out-of-hospital cardiac arrest as a reportable event: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee; Council on Cardiopulmonary, Perioperative, and Critical Care; Counc
    Graham Nichol
    University of Washington, USA
    Circulation 117:2299-308. 2008
    ..Potential barriers to action on cardiac arrest include concerns about privacy, methodological challenges, and costs associated with designating cardiac arrest as a reportable event...
  18. doi request reprint The challenge of CPR quality: improvement in the real world
    Marion Leary
    Resuscitation 77:1-3. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Reducing barriers for implementation of bystander-initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association for healthcare providers, policymakers, and community leaders regarding the effectiveness of cardiopulmon
    Benjamin S Abella
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Circulation 117:704-9. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Difficulty of cardiac arrest rhythm identification does not correlate with length of chest compression pause before defibrillation
    Benjamin S Abella
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S427-31. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether these long pauses were due to difficulties in identifying shockable rhythms or rather due to local factors during resuscitation attempts...
  21. ncbi request reprint Recommended guidelines for monitoring, reporting, and conducting research on medical emergency team, outreach, and rapid response systems: an Utstein-style scientific statement: a scientific statement from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitat
    Mary Ann Peberdy
    Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    Circulation 116:2481-500. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Pauses in chest compression and inappropriate shocks: a comparison of manual and semi-automatic defibrillation attempts
    Jo Kramer-Johansen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ullevaal University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 73:212-20. 2007
    ..We hypothesised that pauses are shorter for manual defibrillation by trained rescuers, but with an increased number of inappropriate shocks given for a non-VF/VT rhythm...
  23. ncbi request reprint Uniform reporting of measured quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    Jo Kramer-Johansen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Ullevaal University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 74:406-17. 2007
    ..This will allow for meaningful comparisons between treatment groups in clinical trials as well as a common system for quality improvement and documentation of this improvement...
  24. ncbi request reprint Recommended guidelines for monitoring, reporting, and conducting research on medical emergency team, outreach, and rapid response systems: an Utstein-style scientific statement. A Scientific Statement from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitat
    Mary Ann Peberdy
    Resuscitation 75:412-33. 2007

Research Grants1

  1. Cardiac Arrest: Improving CPR Quality and Survival
    BENJAMIN ABELLA; Fiscal Year: 2007
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