ALAN TAIT

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Enhancing patient understanding of medical procedures: Evaluation of an interactive multimedia program with in-line exercises
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, United States Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, United States Electronic address
    Int J Med Inform 83:376-84. 2014
  2. pmc Informing the uninformed: optimizing the consent message using a fractional factorial design
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:640-6. 2013
  3. pmc The STBUR questionnaire for predicting perioperative respiratory adverse events in children at risk for sleep-disordered breathing
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 23:510-6. 2013
  4. pmc Evaluation of a prototype interactive consent program for pediatric clinical trials: a pilot study
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:e43-5. 2012
  5. pmc Using animated computer-generated text and graphics to depict the risks and benefits of medical treatment
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Med 125:1103-10. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving the readability and processability of a pediatric informed consent document: effects on parents' understanding
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:347-52. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Presenting research information to children: a tale of two methods
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:358-64. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Glycopyrrolate does not reduce the incidence of perioperative adverse events in children with upper respiratory tract infections
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:265-70. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for perioperative adverse respiratory events in children who are obese
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, Universityof Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Anesthesiology 108:375-80. 2008
  10. pmc Parents' understanding of information regarding their child's postoperative pain management
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:572-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. doi request reprint Enhancing patient understanding of medical procedures: Evaluation of an interactive multimedia program with in-line exercises
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, United States Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, United States Electronic address
    Int J Med Inform 83:376-84. 2014
    ..This study examined the effect of an interactive multimedia informational program with in-line exercises and corrected feedback on patients' real-time understanding of their cardiac catheterization procedure...
  2. pmc Informing the uninformed: optimizing the consent message using a fractional factorial design
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA Pediatr 167:640-6. 2013
    ..Research information should be presented in a manner that promotes understanding. However, many parents and research subjects have difficulty understanding and making informed decisions...
  3. pmc The STBUR questionnaire for predicting perioperative respiratory adverse events in children at risk for sleep-disordered breathing
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 23:510-6. 2013
    ..In the absence of formal polysomnography (PSG), many children with symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) go unrecognized and thus may be at risk for perioperative respiratory adverse events (PRAE)...
  4. pmc Evaluation of a prototype interactive consent program for pediatric clinical trials: a pilot study
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:e43-5. 2012
    ..Interactive media may offer an effective means of presenting understandable information to parents and children regarding participation in clinical trials. Further work to examine this novel approach appears warranted...
  5. pmc Using animated computer-generated text and graphics to depict the risks and benefits of medical treatment
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Med 125:1103-10. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate and compare subjects' understanding and perceptions of risks and benefits presented using animated computerized text and graphics...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving the readability and processability of a pediatric informed consent document: effects on parents' understanding
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:347-52. 2005
    ..To examine whether a consent document modified to conform with the federal guidelines for readability and processability would result in greater parental understanding compared with a standard form...
  7. ncbi request reprint Presenting research information to children: a tale of two methods
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:358-64. 2007
    ..We designed this study, therefore, to examine the effect of improved readability and processability of written study information on children's understanding...
  8. ncbi request reprint Glycopyrrolate does not reduce the incidence of perioperative adverse events in children with upper respiratory tract infections
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:265-70. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for perioperative adverse respiratory events in children who are obese
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, Universityof Michigan Health System, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Anesthesiology 108:375-80. 2008
    ..This prospective study was designed to examine the relation between age-adjusted body mass index, preoperative comorbidities, and perioperative outcome in children...
  10. pmc Parents' understanding of information regarding their child's postoperative pain management
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Clin J Pain 24:572-7. 2008
    ..This study was designed to examine the nature of information provided to parents regarding options for postoperative pain control and their understanding thereof...
  11. pmc Patient comprehension of an interactive, computer-based information program for cardiac catheterization: a comparison with standard information
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1907-14. 2009
    ..The present study examines the effect of an interactive computer-based information program on patients' understanding of cardiac catheterization...
  12. pmc Effect of various risk/benefit trade-offs on parents' understanding of a pediatric research study
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1475-82. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine the effect of factors including manipulation of risk/benefit trade-offs, numeracy, and sociodemographics on parents' understanding of risks and benefits...
  13. doi request reprint Anesthesia induction, emergence, and postoperative behaviors in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:323-9. 2010
    ..This prospective, observational study was designed to compare anesthesia induction, emergence, and postoperative behaviors in children with and without ADHD...
  14. pmc The effect of format on parents' understanding of the risks and benefits of clinical research: a comparison between text, tables, and graphics
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Health Commun 15:487-501. 2010
    ..These results underscore the difficulties associated with presenting risk/benefit information for clinical research but suggest a simple method for enhancing parents' informed understanding of the relevant statistics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anesthesia for the child with an upper respiratory tract infection: still a dilemma?
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health Systems, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Anesth Analg 100:59-65. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence parents' assessments of the risks and benefits of research involving their children
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Pediatrics 113:727-32. 2004
    ..This study was designed to examine factors that influence parents' assessments of the risks and benefits of anesthesia and surgery research involving their children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Parents' preferences for participation in decisions made regarding their child's anaesthetic care
    A R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 11:283-90. 2001
    ..This study was designed to examine parents' preferences for participation in decisions regarding their child's anaesthetic care and to determine if active participation is associated with greater parental satisfaction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Do they understand? (part II): assent of children participating in clinical anesthesia and surgery research
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:609-14. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine children's understanding of the elements of disclosure for studies in which they had assented to participate...
  19. ncbi request reprint Do they understand? (part I): parental consent for children participating in clinical anesthesia and surgery research
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:603-8. 2003
    ..This study was designed to measure parents' understanding of the elements of informed consent for clinical studies in which their children had been approached to participate...
  20. pmc Parental recall of anesthesia information: informing the practice of informed consent
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:918-23. 2011
    ..We designed this study, therefore, to examine the information that parents seek regarding their child's anesthesia, what they are told, who told them, and how much of the information they recall...
  21. ncbi request reprint Participation of children in clinical research: factors that influence a parent's decision to consent
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anethesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Anesthesiology 99:819-25. 2003
    ..This study was designed to identify factors that influence parents' decisions to consent to their child's participation in clinical research...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for perioperative adverse respiratory events in children with upper respiratory tract infections
    A R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Anesthesiology 95:299-306. 2001
    ..The Current prospective study was designed to determine the incidence of and risk factors for adverse respiratory events in children with URTs undergoing elective surgical procedures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Priorities for disclosure of the elements of informed consent for research: a comparison between parents and investigators
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 12:332-6. 2002
    ..Disclosure is a key element of the informed consent process. This study examines and compares the priorities for disclosure of the elements of informed consent between parents of paediatric research subjects and investigators...
  24. pmc Presenting research risks and benefits to parents: does format matter?
    Alan R Tait
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:718-23. 2010
    ..We examined the effect of tabular and graphical presentation of risks and benefits on parents' understanding of a research study...
  25. ncbi request reprint Nurses' diagnoses and treatment decisions regarding care of the agitated child
    Terri Voepel-Lewis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0211, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 20:239-48. 2005
    ..A decision algorithm based on this study is described as a potential aid toward differentiation of agitation and appropriate intervention...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic assessment of the effect of protamine on paraprosthetic aortic insufficiency immediately after stentless tissue aortic valve replacement
    Wei C Lau
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:1175-80. 2002
    ..Protamine administration is associated with resolution of small AI jets immediately after implantation of a stentless aortic bioprosthesis, with a jet width 0.3 cm or less strongly predictive of resolution...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for adverse postoperative outcomes in children presenting for cardiac surgery with upper respiratory tract infections
    Shobha Malviya
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:628-32. 2003
    ..Therefore, this study was designed to determine the incidence of peri- and postoperative complications in children undergoing cardiac surgery while harboring a URI...
  28. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin reduces the ability of clopidogrel to inhibit platelet aggregation: a new drug-drug interaction
    Wei C Lau
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Circulation 107:32-7. 2003
    ..Because atorvastatin is metabolized by cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A4, we hypothesized that clopidogrel might be activated by CYP3A4...
  29. ncbi request reprint The reliability and validity of the Face, Legs, Activity, Cry, Consolability observational tool as a measure of pain in children with cognitive impairment
    Terri Voepel-Lewis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Pediatrics, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0211, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:1224-9, table of contents. 2002
    ..8-0.883; P < 0.001) and categorical agreement (r = 0.617-0.935; kappa = 0.400-0.881; P < 0.001). These data suggest that the FLACC tool may be useful as an objective measure of postoperative pain in children with CI...
  30. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of emergence agitation in the pediatric postanesthesia care unit
    Terri Voepel-Lewis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Pediatrics, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0211, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:1625-30, table of contents. 2003
    ..Of these, otorhinolaryngology procedures, time to awakening, and isoflurane were shown to be independent risk factors...
  31. doi request reprint The prevalence of and risk factors for adverse events in children receiving patient-controlled analgesia by proxy or patient-controlled analgesia after surgery
    Terri Voepel-Lewis
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:70-5. 2008
    ..We compared the prevalence of clinically significant adverse events in children receiving PCA-P versus PCA, and examined factors that place children at increased risk...
  32. doi request reprint A comparison of the clinical utility of pain assessment tools for children with cognitive impairment
    Terri Voepel-Lewis
    University of Michigan Health Systems, Department of Anesthesiology, Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0211, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:72-8, table of contents. 2008
    ..We designed this study to evaluate pragmatic attributes or clinical utility properties of three recently developed pain assessment tools for children with CI...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pentobarbital vs chloral hydrate for sedation of children undergoing MRI: efficacy and recovery characteristics
    Shobha Malviya
    F3900 C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0211, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:589-95. 2004
    ..Pentobarbital (PB), reportedly produces successful sedation in 98% of children undergoing diagnostic imaging. This study compared the efficacy, adverse events and recovery characteristics of CH vs PB in children undergoing MRI...
  34. ncbi request reprint Faculty and finances of United States anesthesiology training programs: 2002-2003
    Kevin K Tremper
    University of Michigan, Department of Anesthesiology, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:1185-92, table of contents. 2004
    ..S. training programs have remained fairly constant at 8% to 10% from 2000 to 2003. Institutional support for training departments has more than doubled since 2000, reaching approximately 85,000 dollars/faculty in 2003...
  35. ncbi request reprint Can we improve the assessment of discharge readiness?: A comparative study of observational and objective measures of depth of sedation in children
    Shobha Malviya
    Department of Anesthesiology, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan Health Systems, F3900, Box 0211, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0211, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:218-24. 2004
    ..e., 0-4 observational scale), and a Modified Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MMWT; visual observation of the time the child is able to stay awake) in assessing return to baseline status...
  36. ncbi request reprint Contribution of hepatic cytochrome P450 3A4 metabolic activity to the phenomenon of clopidogrel resistance
    Wei C Lau
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1G323 University Hospital, Box 0048, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0048, USA
    Circulation 109:166-71. 2004
    ..Because the prodrug clopidogrel is activated by hepatic cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A4, we hypothesized that interindividual variability in clopidogrel efficacy might be related to interindividual differences in CYP3A4 metabolic activity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Validity of parent ratings as proxy measures of pain in children with cognitive impairment
    Terri Voepel-Lewis
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 6:168-74. 2005
    ..Parents may, however, tend to overestimate their child's pain during the early postoperative period...
  38. ncbi request reprint The revised FLACC observational pain tool: improved reliability and validity for pain assessment in children with cognitive impairment
    Shobha Malviya
    Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0211, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:258-65. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the validity and reliability of the revised and individualized Face Legs Activity Cry and Consolability (FLACC) behavioral pain assessment tool in children with CI...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clonidine for the prevention of emergence agitation in young children: efficacy and recovery profile
    Shobha Malviya
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0211, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:554-9. 2006
    ..This randomized, double-blinded study evaluated the efficacy of intraoperative clonidine in reducing EA, and describes its recovery profile...
  40. ncbi request reprint Incidence and predictors of difficult and impossible mask ventilation
    Sachin Kheterpal
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:885-91. 2006
    ..Mask ventilation is an essential element of airway management that has rarely been studied as the primary outcome. The authors sought to determine the incidence and predictors of difficult and impossible mask ventilation...
  41. ncbi request reprint A survey of obstetric complications and pregnancy outcomes in paediatric and nonpaediatric anaesthesiologists
    Virginia T Gauger
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 13:490-5. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint A comparison of observational and objective measures to differentiate depth of sedation in children from birth to 18 years of age
    Shobha Malviya
    Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Pediatrics, C S Mott Children s Hospital, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0211, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:389-94. 2006
    ..Our findings demonstrate the overall validity of these observational and objective measures of sedation depth in children <18 yr of age but show ongoing limitations distinguishing moderate from deep sedation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of age and sedative agent on the accuracy of bispectral index in detecting depth of sedation in children
    Shobha Malviya
    Section of Pediatrics, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health Systems, F3900 Box 0211, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0211, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e461-70. 2007
    ..This study evaluated age- and sedative agent-related differences in bispectral index across observed sedation levels in a large sample of children < 18 years of age...
  44. ncbi request reprint Children who refuse anesthesia or sedation: a survey of anesthesiologists
    Ian Lewis
    Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 40109 0211, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:1134-42. 2007
    ..A survey of members of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia in the USA was conducted regarding their experience with pediatric refusal and assent for surgery...
  45. doi request reprint Do 0-10 numeric rating scores translate into clinically meaningful pain measures for children?
    Terri Voepel-Lewis
    University of Michigan Health Systems, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5211, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:415-21. 2011
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Albumin versus crystalloid prime solution for cardiopulmonary bypass in young children
    Lori Q Riegger
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:2649-54. 2002
    ..To determine the effects of adding 5% albumin to the cardiopulmonary bypass prime on perioperative fluid status and fluid management in young children...
  47. ncbi request reprint Statistical prediction of the type of gastric aspiration lung injury based on early cytokine/chemokine profiles
    Alan D Hutson
    Department of Biostatistics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14214, USA
    Anesthesiology 104:73-9. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that inflammatory mediator profiles could be used to help diagnose different types of gastric aspiration...