Carl A Sirio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural comparison of critical care delivery: Japan and the United States
    Carl A Sirio
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Chest 121:539-48. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality and quality of life after prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Lakshmipathi Chelluri
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:61-9. 2004
  3. pmc eICU program favorably affects clinical and economic outcomes
    Jason R Leong
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Crit Care 9:E22. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Medication safety manager in an academic medical center
    Joanne G Kowiatek
    Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 302 Scaife Hall, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:58-64. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical triggers or rapid response teams: does the emperor need "new" clothes?
    Carl A Sirio
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:162-3, 121. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Paramedic intubation errors: isolated events or symptoms of larger problems?
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:501-9. 2006
  7. pmc Fulminant Clostridium difficile: an underappreciated and increasing cause of death and complications
    Ramsey M Dallal
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Surg 235:363-72. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospital costs in patients receiving prolonged mechanical ventilation: does age have an impact?
    Lakshmipathi Chelluri
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Room 637, 6th Floor Scaife, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1746-51. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal failure in the ICU: comparison of the impact of acute renal failure and end-stage renal disease on ICU outcomes
    Gilles Clermont
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Kidney Int 62:986-96. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Practical approach to grading evidence for formulary recommendations
    Nicole T Ansani
    Pfizer, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA 15215, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:1498-501. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural comparison of critical care delivery: Japan and the United States
    Carl A Sirio
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Chest 121:539-48. 2002
    ..To compare the utilization and outcomes of critical care services in a cohort of hospitals in the United States and Japan...
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term mortality and quality of life after prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Lakshmipathi Chelluri
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:61-9. 2004
    ..To describe and identify factors associated with mortality rate and quality of life 1 yr after prolonged mechanical ventilation...
  3. pmc eICU program favorably affects clinical and economic outcomes
    Jason R Leong
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Crit Care 9:E22. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Medication safety manager in an academic medical center
    Joanne G Kowiatek
    Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 302 Scaife Hall, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:58-64. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical triggers or rapid response teams: does the emperor need "new" clothes?
    Carl A Sirio
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:162-3, 121. 2009
    ..Essential to any rapid response system is certainty regarding its ability to provide an immediate and appropriate response to calls for help...
  6. ncbi request reprint Paramedic intubation errors: isolated events or symptoms of larger problems?
    Henry E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:501-9. 2006
    ..These findings indicate frequent errors associated with this life-saving technique. These events might be emblematic of larger issues in the structure and delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care...
  7. pmc Fulminant Clostridium difficile: an underappreciated and increasing cause of death and complications
    Ramsey M Dallal
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Surg 235:363-72. 2002
    ..To review the epidemiology and characteristics of patients who died or underwent colectomy secondary to fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hospital costs in patients receiving prolonged mechanical ventilation: does age have an impact?
    Lakshmipathi Chelluri
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Room 637, 6th Floor Scaife, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1746-51. 2003
    ..The aging of the population is one of the causes of the increase in healthcare costs in the past few decades. It is controversial whether chronological age alone should be used in making healthcare decisions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal failure in the ICU: comparison of the impact of acute renal failure and end-stage renal disease on ICU outcomes
    Gilles Clermont
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Renal Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Kidney Int 62:986-96. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the impact of renal dysfunction and/or loss of organ function on outcome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Practical approach to grading evidence for formulary recommendations
    Nicole T Ansani
    Pfizer, Inc, Pittsburgh, PA 15215, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:1498-501. 2005
  11. pmc An advanced pharmacy practice experience in inpatient medication education
    Amy Calabrese Donihi
    University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Pharm Educ 73:11. 2009
    ..To describe a unique advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) in which pharmacy students provided medication education to hospitalized patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pennsylvania partners in pursuit of good health: building a shared-responsibility model for state health improvement
    Carl A Sirio
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 10:26-34. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Identifying potentially ineffective care in a community hospital
    Bruce M Fleegler
    Department of Medicine, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:1803-7. 2002
    ..To develop a formula to predict mortality for intensive care unit patients between day 5 in an intensive care unit and 100 days after hospital discharge from a community hospital...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age and the risk of in-hospital death: insights from a multihospital study of intensive care patients
    Gary E Rosenthal
    Research Service, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1205-12. 2002
    ..To determine independent relationships between age and the risk of in-hospital death...
  15. ncbi request reprint Critical care performance measurement: the time has come for all
    Carl A Sirio
    Crit Care Med 34:1538-9. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Uses of published physician performance data
    Rhoda H Cobin
    JAMA 290:3194-5; author reply 3195. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative: a systems approach for achieving perfect patient care
    Carl A Sirio
    University of Pittsburgh Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:157-65. 2003
    ..This paper describes PRHI's design for change, reviews the progress and limitations of the shared learning model, and offers a set of broader policy considerations...
  18. ncbi request reprint The need for organizational change in patient safety initiatives
    James G Anderson
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2059, USA
    Int J Med Inform 75:809-17. 2006
    ..This study describes a computer simulation model that has been developed to explore organizational changes required to improve patient safety based on a medication error reporting system...
  19. ncbi request reprint A new conceptual framework for ICU performance appraisal and improvement
    Armando J Rotondi
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Crit Care 17:16-28. 2002
    ..We reviewed the strengths and weaknesses of an outcomes-centered approach to intensive care unit (ICU) evaluation and present a more comprehensive conceptual framework for ICU evaluation and improvement...
  20. ncbi request reprint Day of the week of intensive care admission and patient outcomes: a multisite regional evaluation
    Mitchell J Barnett
    Program for Interdisciplinary Research in Health Care Organization, Iowa City VA Medical Center and the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 52246, USA
    Med Care 40:530-9. 2002
    ..Intensive care units (ICUs) appear to be uniquely suited to examine such a question given the unpredictability of ICU admissions and the clinical instability of their patient populations...