Howard E Jeffries

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal morbidity after Norwood palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Howard E Jeffries
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:982-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Complications related to the transplantation of thoracic organs: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Howard Jeffries
    Division of Critical Care, University of Washington, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:265-70. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections in pediatric intensive care units: a performance improvement collaborative
    Howard E Jeffries
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:645-51. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric blood flow velocities in the newborn with single-ventricle physiology: modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right ventricle-pulmonary artery conduit
    Sylvia L del Castillo
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:132-7. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Reducing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome with the introduction of an enteral feed protocol
    Sylvia L del Castillo
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:373-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Computerized provider order entry implementation: no association with increased mortality rates in an intensive care unit
    Mark A Del Beccaro
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Mail Stop B5520, 4800 Sandpoint Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Pediatrics 118:290-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint An investigation of Aspergillus cardiac surgical site infections in 3 pediatric patients
    Matthew P Kronman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:332-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Minimizing bleeding associated with mechanical circulatory support following pediatric heart surgery
    David Michael McMullan
    Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:392-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Determining pediatric intensive care unit quality indicators for measuring pediatric intensive care unit safety
    Matthew C Scanlon
    Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:S3-10. 2007

Collaborators

  • William R Jarvis
  • Robinder G Khemani
  • David Michael McMullan
  • Sylvia L del Castillo
  • Vaughn A Starnes
  • Winfield J Wells
  • David Y Moromisato
  • Matthew P Kronman
  • Matthew C Scanlon
  • Mark A Del Beccaro
  • Mary E McCulley
  • Dan W Thomas
  • Jamie Peregrine
  • Gordon A Cohen
  • Danielle M Zerr
  • Joan Heath
  • Kshitij P Mistry
  • Harris P Baden
  • Eric D Harry
  • Frederick Dorey
  • Matthew A Eisenberg
  • Pierre C Wong
  • Joseph Ludwick

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal morbidity after Norwood palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    Howard E Jeffries
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:982-7. 2006
    ..These complications likely play a major role in their morbidity and mortality. The goal of this review was to examine the incidence and clinical impact of gastrointestinal morbidities in these newborns...
  2. doi request reprint Complications related to the transplantation of thoracic organs: consensus definitions from the Multi-Societal Database Committee for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Howard Jeffries
    Division of Critical Care, University of Washington, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Cardiol Young 18:265-70. 2008
    ..Clinicians caring for patients who have had transplantation of thoracic organs will be able to use this list for databases, quality improvement initiatives, reporting of complications, and comparing treatment strategies...
  3. doi request reprint Prevention of central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections in pediatric intensive care units: a performance improvement collaborative
    Howard E Jeffries
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:645-51. 2009
    ..The goal of this effort was to reduce central venous catheter (CVC)-associated bloodstream infections (BSIs) in pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) patients by means of a multicenter evidence-based intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric blood flow velocities in the newborn with single-ventricle physiology: modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right ventricle-pulmonary artery conduit
    Sylvia L del Castillo
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 7:132-7. 2006
    ..Recently, palliation with a right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit, known as the Sano procedure, has been shown to eliminate retrograde diastolic flow, theoretically leading to better systemic perfusion...
  5. doi request reprint Reducing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome with the introduction of an enteral feed protocol
    Sylvia L del Castillo
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:373-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a standardized feeding protocol on the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis and overall postoperative gastrointestinal morbidity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Computerized provider order entry implementation: no association with increased mortality rates in an intensive care unit
    Mark A Del Beccaro
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Mail Stop B5520, 4800 Sandpoint Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Pediatrics 118:290-5. 2006
    ..Our goal was to determine if there were any changes in risk-adjusted mortality after the implementation of a computerized provider order entry system in our PICU...
  7. ncbi request reprint An investigation of Aspergillus cardiac surgical site infections in 3 pediatric patients
    Matthew P Kronman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:332-7. 2007
    ..Within a 3-month period, 3 pediatric patients at our hospital developed Aspergillus surgical site infections after undergoing cardiac surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Minimizing bleeding associated with mechanical circulatory support following pediatric heart surgery
    David Michael McMullan
    Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:392-7. 2011
    ..We have assembled a centrifugal pump system (CPS) that does not require early systemic anticoagulation. This study compares postoperative bleeding in pediatric patients placed on standard ECMO versus CPS within 24h of cardiotomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Determining pediatric intensive care unit quality indicators for measuring pediatric intensive care unit safety
    Matthew C Scanlon
    Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:S3-10. 2007
    ..CONCLUSION: Measurement of pediatric critical care quality and safety will likely continue to evolve. Opportunities exist for intensivists to contribute and lead in the development and refinement of measures...