Robert C Hyzy
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Short people got no reason: gender, height, and disparities in the management of acute lung injuryRobert P Dickson
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan, 3916 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Crit Care 15:1010. 2011....
- Characteristics of intensive care units in Michigan: not an open and closed caseRobert C Hyzy
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Hosp Med 5:4-9. 2010..Our objective was to understand the delivery of critical care physician services in Michigan and the role of intensivists and nonintensivist providers in providing care...
- Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisRobert Hyzy
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Chest 132:1652-8. 2007..Increasingly, patients have been recognized as having an acute, and often fatal, clinical deterioration, termed an acute exacerbation of IPF (AE-IPF)...
- Slow-onset asthma deaths have more eosinophils and health care utilization than rapid-onset deathsRobert C Hyzy
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, 3916 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Respir Med 102:1819-26. 2008..Patients with fatal asthma have been hypothesized as representing two distinct subgroups according to the onset of symptoms prior to death...
- A polyurethane cuffed endotracheal tube is associated with decreased rates of ventilator-associated pneumoniaMelissa A Miller
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
J Crit Care 26:280-6. 2011..The aim of this study was to determine whether the use of a polyurethane-cuffed endotracheal tube would result in a decrease in ventilator-associated pneumonia rate...
- Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia and ARDS: 1-year follow-upLena M Napolitano
Division of Acute Care Surgery, Departmentof Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Chest 136:1407-12. 2009..We present a case of confirmed CA-MRSA necrotizing pneumonia with post-hospital discharge follow-up involving radiologic imaging and pulmonary function testing...
- New developments in antimicrobial use in sepsisDaniel R Kaul
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0378, USA
Curr Pharm Des 14:1912-20. 2008..New antifungal drugs and a better understanding of the risk factors for infection with Candida spp. has altered the approach to empiric and definitive treatment of Candida infections in the septic patient...
- Catheter-related vs. catheter-associated blood stream infections in the intensive care unit: incidence, microbiology, and implicationsKristen C Sihler
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:529-34. 2010..We hypothesized that there would be a significant difference in the rates reported according to the definition...
- Analysis of central line-associated bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit after implementation of central line bundlesEmily K Shuman
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:551-3. 2010..We performed an analysis of remaining CLABSIs. Many bloodstream infections that met the definition of CLABSI had sources other than central lines or represented contaminated blood samples...
- A randomized trial of recombinant human granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor for patients with acute lung injuryRobert Paine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Crit Care Med 40:90-7. 2012..Granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor may be beneficial for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome...
- Bringing quality improvement into the intensive care unitTracy R McMillan
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Crit Care Med 35:S59-65. 2007..During the last several years, many governmental and nongovernmental organizations have championed the application of the principles of quality improvement to the practice of medicine, particularly in the area of critical care...
- Emerging drugs for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisVictor J Thannickal
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, 6301 MSRB III1150 W Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 10:707-27. 2005..In this report, the present status of drug development of a number of emerging antifibrotic strategies and agents that may prove more effective in the therapy of this progressive, debilitating and fatal disease are reviewed...
- An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICUPeter Pronovost
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
N Engl J Med 355:2725-32. 2006..50) at 16 to 18 months. CONCLUSIONS: An evidence-based intervention resulted in a large and sustained reduction (up to 66%) in rates of catheter-related bloodstream infection that was maintained throughout the 18-month study period...