M A DeVita

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Improving medical emergency team (MET) performance using a novel curriculum and a computerized human patient simulator
    M A DeVita
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:326-31. 2005
  2. pmc Use of medical emergency team responses to reduce hospital cardiopulmonary arrests
    M A DeVita
    200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:251-4. 2004
  3. pmc Use of medical emergency team (MET) responses to detect medical errors
    R S Braithwaite
    200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:255-9. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Donors after cardiac death: validation of identification criteria (DVIC) study for predictors of rapid death
    M A DeVita
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:432-41. 2008
  5. pmc Use of a standardized protocol to decrease medication errors and adverse events related to sliding scale insulin
    A C Donihi
    University of Pittsburgh, 302 Scaife Hall, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:89-91. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The death watch: certifying death using cardiac criteria
    M A DeVita
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prog Transplant 11:58-66. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Honestly, do we need a policy on truth?
    M A DeVita
    University of Pittsburgh
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 11:157-64. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Report of a National Conference on Donation after cardiac death
    J L Bernat
    Am J Transplant 6:281-91. 2006

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Improving medical emergency team (MET) performance using a novel curriculum and a computerized human patient simulator
    M A DeVita
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Health System, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:326-31. 2005
    ..We report findings of a crisis team training course that is focused on organization...
  2. pmc Use of medical emergency team responses to reduce hospital cardiopulmonary arrests
    M A DeVita
    200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:251-4. 2004
    ..Medical emergency team (MET) responses have been implemented to reduce inpatient mortality, but data on their efficacy are sparse and there have been no reports to date from US hospitals...
  3. pmc Use of medical emergency team (MET) responses to detect medical errors
    R S Braithwaite
    200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:255-9. 2004
    ..No previous studies have investigated whether medical emergency team (MET) responses can be used to detect medical errors...
  4. doi request reprint Donors after cardiac death: validation of identification criteria (DVIC) study for predictors of rapid death
    M A DeVita
    University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:432-41. 2008
    ..Patients with no criteria might be excluded from consideration for DCD. Those with more than one criterion are reasonable candidates, while those with a single criterion should be considered if a 50% failure rate for DCD is acceptable...
  5. pmc Use of a standardized protocol to decrease medication errors and adverse events related to sliding scale insulin
    A C Donihi
    University of Pittsburgh, 302 Scaife Hall, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:89-91. 2006
    ..Sliding scale insulin (SSI) is frequently used for inpatient management of hyperglycemia and is associated with a large number of medication errors and adverse events including hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia...
  6. ncbi request reprint The death watch: certifying death using cardiac criteria
    M A DeVita
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Prog Transplant 11:58-66. 2001
    ..Diagnosis of death should be based on the context in which it occurs because the medical means available determine what is irreversible...
  7. ncbi request reprint Honestly, do we need a policy on truth?
    M A DeVita
    University of Pittsburgh
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 11:157-64. 2001
    ..A policy that considers the practical issues and provides guidance may be useful...
  8. ncbi request reprint Report of a National Conference on Donation after cardiac death
    J L Bernat
    Am J Transplant 6:281-91. 2006
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