Raina M Merchant

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Who can speak for the emergently ill? Testing a method to identify communities and their leaders
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:581-3. 2008
  2. pmc Variability in case-mix adjusted in-hospital cardiac arrest rates
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Care 50:124-30. 2012
  3. pmc Hospital racial composition: a neglected factor in cardiac arrest survival disparities
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am Heart J 161:705-11. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Cell phone cardiopulmonary resuscitation: audio instructions when needed by lay rescuers: a randomized, controlled trial
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:538-543.e1. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, the Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:421-8. 2009
  6. pmc Incidence of treated cardiac arrest in hospitalized patients in the United States
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:2401-6. 2011
  7. pmc Cardiac catheterization is underutilized after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 79:398-403. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A national analysis of the relationship between hospital factors and post-cardiac arrest mortality
    Brendan G Carr
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Intensive Care Med 35:505-11. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Neurologic prognostication and bispectral index monitoring after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1133-7. 2010
  10. pmc Timing of neuroprognostication in postcardiac arrest therapeutic hypothermia*
    Sarah M Perman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:719-24. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Who can speak for the emergently ill? Testing a method to identify communities and their leaders
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:581-3. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if people could identify communities and leaders of those communities who researchers should consult with to represent their views about research that requires an exception from informed consent...
  2. pmc Variability in case-mix adjusted in-hospital cardiac arrest rates
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Med Care 50:124-30. 2012
    ..It is unknown how in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) rates vary across hospitals and predictors of variability...
  3. pmc Hospital racial composition: a neglected factor in cardiac arrest survival disparities
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    Am Heart J 161:705-11. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if hospital racial composition accounted for survival differences for patients hospitalized after cardiac arrest...
  4. doi request reprint Cell phone cardiopulmonary resuscitation: audio instructions when needed by lay rescuers: a randomized, controlled trial
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:538-543.e1. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, the Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:421-8. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of treating comatose cardiac arrest survivors with therapeutic hypothermia...
  6. pmc Incidence of treated cardiac arrest in hospitalized patients in the United States
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:2401-6. 2011
    ..The incidence and incidence over time of cardiac arrest in hospitalized patients is unknown. We sought to estimate the event rate and temporal trends of adult inhospital cardiac arrest treated with a resuscitation response...
  7. pmc Cardiac catheterization is underutilized after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 79:398-403. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate rates of early catheterization after in-hospital ventricular fibrillation (VF) arrest and the association with survival...
  8. doi request reprint A national analysis of the relationship between hospital factors and post-cardiac arrest mortality
    Brendan G Carr
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Intensive Care Med 35:505-11. 2009
    ..We sought to generate national estimates for post-cardiac arrest mortality, to assess trends, and to identify hospital factors associated with survival...
  9. doi request reprint Neurologic prognostication and bispectral index monitoring after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Marion Leary
    Center for Resuscitation Science and Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1133-7. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that BIS values within 24 h after resuscitation would correlate with neurologic outcomes at discharge...
  10. pmc Timing of neuroprognostication in postcardiac arrest therapeutic hypothermia*
    Sarah M Perman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:719-24. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate timing of prognostication in cardiac arrest survivors who received therapeutic hypothermia...
  11. doi request reprint Early goal-directed hemodynamic optimization combined with therapeutic hypothermia in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    David F Gaieski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 80:418-24. 2009
    ..Due to the similarities between the post-cardiac arrest state and severe sepsis, it has been postulated that early goal-directed hemodyamic optimization (EGDHO) combined with TH would improve outcome of comatose cardiac arrest survivors...
  12. doi request reprint Inter-hospital variability in post-cardiac arrest mortality
    Brendan G Carr
    The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine UPENN SOM, USA
    Resuscitation 80:30-4. 2009
    ..We examined hospital-level variation in mortality of patients admitted to United States intensive care units (ICUs) with a diagnosis of cardiac arrest...
  13. doi request reprint Experiences of sudden cardiac arrest survivors regarding prognostication and advance care planning
    Bonnie Lau
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 81:982-6. 2010
    ....
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint A rodent model of emergency cardiopulmonary bypass resuscitation with different temperatures after asphyxial cardiac arrest
    Fei Han
    Center for Resuscitation Science, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Resuscitation 81:93-9. 2010
    ..We sought to (a) develop a 72 h survival rodent model using ECPB to treat asphyxial cardiac arrest and (b) use this new model to evaluate early mild and moderate hypothermia versus normothermia during ECPB resuscitation...
  16. doi request reprint Hospital variation in survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Raina M Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000400. 2014
    ..In-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) is common and often fatal. However, the extent to which hospitals vary in survival outcomes and the degree to which this variation is explained by patient and hospital factors is unknown...
  17. pmc Decoding twitter: Surveillance and trends for cardiac arrest and resuscitation communication
    Justin C Bosley
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Resuscitation 84:206-12. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize how Twitter users seek and share information related to cardiac arrest, a time-sensitive cardiovascular condition where initial treatment often relies on public knowledge and response...
  18. pmc Crowdsourcing--harnessing the masses to advance health and medicine, a systematic review
    Benjamin L Ranard
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Drive, Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:187-203. 2014
    ..We sought to systematically review the literature to describe the scope of crowdsourcing in health research and to create a taxonomy to characterize past uses of this methodology for health and medical research...
  19. pmc Where are lifesaving automated external defibrillators located and how hard is it to find them in a large urban city?
    Alison C Leung
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, USA
    Resuscitation 84:910-4. 2013
    ..We sought to locate AEDs in high employment areas of Philadelphia and characterize the process of door-to-door surveying to identify these devices...