Bala G Nair

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Feedback mechanisms including real-time electronic alerts to achieve near 100% timely prophylactic antibiotic administration in surgical cases
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:1293-300. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Automated electronic reminders to improve redosing of antibiotics during surgical cases: comparison of two approaches
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:57-63. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving documentation of a beta-blocker quality measure through an anesthesia information management system and real-time notification of documentation errors
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:283-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Near real-time notification of gaps in cuff blood pressure recordings for improved patient monitoring
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, BB 1469 Health Sciences Bldg, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Mail Box 356540, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    J Clin Monit Comput 27:265-71. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Smart Anesthesia Manager™ (SAM)--a real-time decision support system for anesthesia care during surgery
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60:207-10. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Reducing wastage of inhalation anesthetics using real-time decision support to notify of excessive fresh gas flow
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 118:874-84. 2013

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Feedback mechanisms including real-time electronic alerts to achieve near 100% timely prophylactic antibiotic administration in surgical cases
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:1293-300. 2010
    ..However, this often becomes a difficult task for the anesthesia team during the busy part of a case when the patient is being anesthetized...
  2. doi request reprint Automated electronic reminders to improve redosing of antibiotics during surgical cases: comparison of two approaches
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:57-63. 2011
    ..We explored the efficacy of two types of electronic reminders to aid the anesthesia team in performing timely antibiotic re-doses...
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving documentation of a beta-blocker quality measure through an anesthesia information management system and real-time notification of documentation errors
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:283-8. 2012
    ..For this measure to be considered successful, name, date, and time of the perioperative beta-blocker must be documented. Alternately, if the beta-blocker is not given, the medical reason for not administering must be documented...
  4. doi request reprint Near real-time notification of gaps in cuff blood pressure recordings for improved patient monitoring
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, BB 1469 Health Sciences Bldg, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Mail Box 356540, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    J Clin Monit Comput 27:265-71. 2013
    ..However, the frequency of gaps <15 min could not be reduced using the current configuration of SAM...
  5. doi request reprint Smart Anesthesia Manager™ (SAM)--a real-time decision support system for anesthesia care during surgery
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60:207-10. 2013
    ..Additional billing charge capture of invasive lines procedures worth $144,732 per year and 1,200 compliant records were achieved with SAM. SAM was also able to reduce wastage of inhalation anesthetic agents worth $120,168 per year...
  6. doi request reprint Reducing wastage of inhalation anesthetics using real-time decision support to notify of excessive fresh gas flow
    Bala G Nair
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 118:874-84. 2013
    ..In this study the authors describe the use of a real-time decision support tool to reduce excess FGF to lower, less wasteful levels...