Kusum Menon

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of adrenal insufficiency in pediatric critical illness
    Kusum Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:276-8. 2007
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of steroids in pediatric shock
    Kusum Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:474-80. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A survey of stated physician practices and beliefs on the use of steroids in pediatric fluid and/or vasoactive infusion-dependent shock
    Kusum Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:462-6. 2013
  4. pmc A prospective multicenter study of adrenal function in critically ill children
    Kusum Menon
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1S 3H2 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:246-51. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Factors affecting consent in pediatric critical care research
    Kusum Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 38:153-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between vitamin D status and adrenal insufficiency in critically ill children
    J Dayre McNally
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa and Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E877-81. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Impact of anesthesia and surgery for congenital heart disease on the vitamin d status of infants and children: a prospective longitudinal study
    J Dayre McNally
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 119:71-80. 2013
  8. pmc Steroids in fluid and/or vasoactive infusion dependent pediatric shock: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Katharine O'Hearn
    Research Institute, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
    Trials 17:238. 2016
  9. pmc The influence of corticosteroid treatment on the outcome of influenza A(H1N1pdm09)-related critical illness
    Jesse W Delaney
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Crit Care 20:75. 2016
  10. pmc A systematic review of pediatric clinical trials of high dose vitamin D
    Nassr Nama
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Peerj 4:e1701. 2016

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Identification of adrenal insufficiency in pediatric critical illness
    Kusum Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:276-8. 2007
    ..To determine physicians' beliefs and practices regarding adrenal dysfunction in pediatric critical illness...
  2. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of steroids in pediatric shock
    Kusum Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:474-80. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A survey of stated physician practices and beliefs on the use of steroids in pediatric fluid and/or vasoactive infusion-dependent shock
    Kusum Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:462-6. 2013
    ..Limited evidence exists on the use of corticosteroids in pediatric shock. We sought to determine physicians' practices and beliefs with regard to the management of pediatric shock...
  4. pmc A prospective multicenter study of adrenal function in critically ill children
    Kusum Menon
    Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1S 3H2 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:246-51. 2010
    ..Adrenal insufficiency is a clinical condition associated with fluid- and catecholamine-resistant hypotension...
  5. doi request reprint Factors affecting consent in pediatric critical care research
    Kusum Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 38:153-9. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe consent rates in pediatric critical care research and their association with patient, legal guardian, consent process, and study design-related factors...
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between vitamin D status and adrenal insufficiency in critically ill children
    J Dayre McNally
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa and Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E877-81. 2013
    ..There are multiple mechanisms through which these pleiotropic hormones might synergistically influence critical illness...
  7. doi request reprint Impact of anesthesia and surgery for congenital heart disease on the vitamin d status of infants and children: a prospective longitudinal study
    J Dayre McNally
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 119:71-80. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the impact of CHD surgery on vitamin D status and relationship between postoperative levels and clinical course...
  8. pmc Steroids in fluid and/or vasoactive infusion dependent pediatric shock: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Katharine O'Hearn
    Research Institute, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
    Trials 17:238. 2016
    ..This pilot trial will determine the feasibility of a larger RCT on the role of corticosteroids in pediatric shock...
  9. pmc The influence of corticosteroid treatment on the outcome of influenza A(H1N1pdm09)-related critical illness
    Jesse W Delaney
    Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Crit Care 20:75. 2016
    ..Our objective was to describe the use of corticosteroids in these patients and investigate predictors of steroid prescription and clinical outcomes, adjusting for both baseline and time-dependent factors...
  10. pmc A systematic review of pediatric clinical trials of high dose vitamin D
    Nassr Nama
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Peerj 4:e1701. 2016
    ..An open access online searchable data should assist end users in the rapid and comprehensive identification and evaluation of trials relevant to their population or question of interest. ..
  11. pmc Prevention of vitamin D deficiency in children following cardiac surgery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    J Dayre McNally
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
    Trials 16:402. 2015
    ....
  12. pmc Primary Outcome Measures in Pediatric Septic Shock Trials: A Systematic Review
    Kusum Menon
    1Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON 2Division of Critical Care, Seattle Children s Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 3Division of Critical Care Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 4Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 5Department of Pediatrics, McMaster Children s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Pediatr Crit Care Med . 2017
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Consenting to pediatric critical care research: understanding the perspective of parents
    Margot Thomas
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, ON
    Dynamics 24:18-24. 2013
    ..Little is known about parents' perspectives and the process by which they make the decision to enroll their child in a pediatric critical care trial...
  14. doi request reprint 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D Levels in Pediatric Intensive Care Units: Risk Factors and Association With Clinical Course
    J Dayre McNally
    Division of Critical Care J D M, K M, Research Institute J D M, K M, M L L, and Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism M L L, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L1, Canada Clinical Research Center K W, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 and Department of Intensive Care D R D, Temple St Children s University Hospital Dublin and University College Dublin 1, Ireland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100:2942-5. 2015
    ..Consequently 1,25(OH)2D levels could be an independent additive prognostic marker in the intensive care unit...
  15. doi request reprint Efficacy of high-dose vitamin D in pediatric asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Supichaya Pojsupap
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
    J Asthma 52:382-90. 2015
    ..Observational studies have suggested a relationship between vitamin D status and asthma-related respiratory outcomes. The benefit of vitamin D supplementation for pulmonary function, symptoms and exacerbations is not well established...
  16. doi request reprint Acute rehabilitation practices in critically ill children: a multicenter study
    Karen Choong
    1Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 2Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University and Biostatistics Unit, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada 3Department of Pediatrics and Critical Care, Children s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada 4Department of Pediatrics and Critical Care, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada 5Department of Pediatrics and Critical Care, Stollery Children s Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 6Department of Pediatrics, CHU Ste Justine, Montreal, QC, Canada 7Department of Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, ON, Canada 8Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 9Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 15:e270-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate acute rehabilitation practices in pediatric critical care units across Canada...
  17. ncbi request reprint The association of vitamin D status with pediatric critical illness
    J Dayre McNally
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 130:429-36. 2012
    ..The study objective was to determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, risk factors for its presence, and potential association with clinically relevant outcomes in critically ill children...
  18. doi request reprint Pilot Randomized Trials in Pediatric Critical Care: A Systematic Review
    Mark Duffett
    1Departments of Pediatrics and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 2Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada 3Departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada 4Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Pediatrics, and Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 5Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 16:e239-44. 2015
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  19. doi request reprint Rapid normalization of vitamin D levels: a meta-analysis
    J Dayre McNally
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Research Institute, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 135:e152-66. 2015
    ..Vitamin D deficiency may represent a modifiable risk factor to improve outcome in severe illness. The efficacy of high-dose regimens in rapid normalization of vitamin D levels is uncertain...
  20. doi request reprint Enrollment of intensive care unit patients into clinical studies: a trinational survey of researchers' experiences, beliefs, and practices
    Deborah J Cook
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Crit Care Med 36:2100-5. 2008
    ..As critical care practice increases in scope, size, and complexity, enrollment of critically ill patients into clinical studies is increasing...
  21. doi request reprint The morbidity and mortality of pediatric oncology patients presenting to the intensive care unit with septic shock
    Catherine M Pound
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:584-8. 2008
    ..Previous studies, although very limited in number, suggest a particularly poor outcome for these patients if admitted to an intensive care unit with septic shock...
  22. doi request reprint Critical illness in children with influenza A/pH1N1 2009 infection in Canada
    Philippe Jouvet
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:603-9. 2010
    ..To describe characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of critically ill children with influenza A/pandemic influenza A virus (pH1N1) infection in Canada...
  23. doi request reprint Capillary refill time and cardiac output in children undergoing cardiac catheterization
    Anna Theresa Lobos
    Division of Critical Care, University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:136-40. 2012
    ..This study examined the inter-rater reliability of capillary refill time and its relationship to hemoglobin and with cardiac output in pediatric patients undergoing cardiac catheterization...
  24. doi request reprint A multidisciplinary survey on capillary refill time: Inconsistent performance and interpretation of a common clinical test
    Anna Theresa Lobos
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Department of Critical Care, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:386-91. 2008
    ..Despite this, we hypothesize that capillary refill time is performed inconsistently and its interpretation by healthcare providers in the acute care setting is variable...
  25. doi request reprint Reporting of consent rates in critical care studies: room for improvement
    Avanti Garde
    University of Ottawa, 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 74:51-6. 2016
    ..Our objective was to determine the percentage of critical care studies for which the consent rate was reported...
  26. doi request reprint A PICU patient safety checklist: rate of utilization and impact on patient care
    Brianna L Mckelvie
    PICU, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario CHEO, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 28:371-5. 2016
    ..A secondary objective was to determine whether patient and unit factors (severity of illness, unit census, weekday vs. weekend, admitting diagnosis group) influenced checklist use...
  27. doi request reprint Feasibility of conducting prospective observational research on critically ill, dying patients in the intensive care unit
    Amanda van Beinum
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
    J Med Ethics 43:47-51. 2017
    ..Further information is needed about the experiences and motivations of families and substitute decision makers who provide consent for research on critically ill intensive care unit patients at the end of life...
  28. doi request reprint The Influence of Fluid Overload on the Length of Mechanical Ventilation in Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery
    Tatiana Z A L Sampaio
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401, Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1, Canada
    Pediatr Cardiol 36:1692-9. 2015
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  29. pmc Corticosteroids in Pediatric Shock: A Call to Arms
    Kusum Menon
    1Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada 2Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 16:e313-7. 2015
    ..To identify the issues needing to be resolved to design, implement, and complete a definitive randomized controlled trial of adjunctive corticosteroid use in children with septic shock...
  30. doi request reprint Identifying significant and relevant events during pediatric transport: a modified Delphi study
    Anna C Gunz
    1Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, ON, Canada 2Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada 3Department of Paediatrics, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada 4Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 5Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 15:653-9. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to identify and evaluate indicators that represent significant events during the transport of pediatric patients and are relevant to future research initiatives in transport medicine...
  31. doi request reprint An evidence-based threshold for thrombocytopenia associated with clinically significant bleeding in pediatric intensive care unit patients
    Paul C Moorehead
    From the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:e316-22. 2012
    ..To determine the epidemiology and identify the risk factors for clinically significant bleeding in the pediatric intensive care unit...
  32. ncbi request reprint Using pediatric advanced life support in pediatric residency training: does the curriculum need resuscitation?
    Estée C Grant
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Calgary, Alberta Children s Hospital, Canada
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:433-9. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the PALS curriculum's effectiveness in providing pediatric residents with knowledge, skill and confidence in pediatric resuscitation...
  33. doi request reprint Anemia, blood loss, and blood transfusions in North American children in the intensive care unit
    Scot T Bateman
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, H5 524, 55 Lake Avenue, North Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:26-33. 2008
    ..Minimizing exposure of children to blood products is desirable...