Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Effect of work-hours regulations on intensive care unit mortality in United States teaching hospitalsMeeta Prasad
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine MP, JDC, JMK, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 37:2564-9. 2009..The United States instituted restrictions on resident work-hours in July 2003. The clinical impact of this reform on critically ill patients is unknown...
- The availability of clinical protocols in US teaching intensive care unitsMeeta Prasad
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Crit Care 25:610-9. 2010..Clinical protocols to standardize care may improve patient outcomes but worsen trainee education. Our objective was to determine the availability of clinical protocols in teaching medical intensive care units (ICUs)...
- Clinical protocols and trainee knowledge about mechanical ventilationMeeta Prasad
Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3600 Spruce St, Eighth Floor, West Gates Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
JAMA 306:935-41. 2011..Clinical protocols are associated with improved patient outcomes; however, they may negatively affect medical education by removing trainees from clinical decision making...
- Performance of an automated electronic acute lung injury screening system in intensive care unit patientsHelen C Koenig
Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 39:98-104. 2011..In this study, we assessed the system's performance as a prospective acute lung injury screening tool in a diverse population of intensive care unit patients...