P A Lipsett

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Handwashing compliance depends on professional status
    P A Lipsett
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2:241-5. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Resident self-other assessor agreement: influence of assessor, competency, and performance level
    Pamela A Lipsett
    MHPE, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 146:901-6. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Biliary cystic disease
    Pamela A Lipsett
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 4685, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 9:107-12. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The importance of insulin administration in the critical care unit
    Pamela A Lipsett
    Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, 600 North Wolfe Street, Blalock 685, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Adv Surg 40:47-57. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Sickness Impact Profile Score versus a Modified Short-Form survey for functional outcome assessment: acceptability, reliability, and validity in critically ill patients with prolonged intensive care unit stays
    P A Lipsett
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 49:737-43. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Organizational characteristics of intensive care units related to outcomes of abdominal aortic surgery
    P J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 7294, USA
    JAMA 281:1310-7. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Intensive care unit physician staffing is associated with decreased length of stay, hospital cost, and complications after esophageal resection
    J B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:753-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Intensive care unit nurse staffing and the risk for complications after abdominal aortic surgery
    P J Pronovost
    Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, and Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:199-206. 2001
  9. pmc Double-blind placebo-controlled trial of fluconazole to prevent candidal infections in critically ill surgical patients
    R K Pelz
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Surg 233:542-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume is related to clinical and economic outcomes of esophageal resection in Maryland
    J B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287-4605, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:334-9; discussion 339-41. 2001

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Handwashing compliance depends on professional status
    P A Lipsett
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2:241-5. 2001
    ..Handwashing (HW) has a proven benefit in preventing transmission of infection, yet compliance with handwashing, especially in intensive care units, ranges between 28% and 74%...
  2. doi request reprint Resident self-other assessor agreement: influence of assessor, competency, and performance level
    Pamela A Lipsett
    MHPE, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 146:901-6. 2011
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  3. ncbi request reprint Biliary cystic disease
    Pamela A Lipsett
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 4685, USA
    Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol 9:107-12. 2006
    ..Oncologic principles should be followed in the presence of a malignancy. Lifelong follow-up is required because of the possibility of a "field" defect increasing susceptibility to cancer throughout the biliary tract epithelium...
  4. ncbi request reprint The importance of insulin administration in the critical care unit
    Pamela A Lipsett
    Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, 600 North Wolfe Street, Blalock 685, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Adv Surg 40:47-57. 2006
    ..In the future, it is likely that all hospitalized surgical patients will have tight glucose control...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sickness Impact Profile Score versus a Modified Short-Form survey for functional outcome assessment: acceptability, reliability, and validity in critically ill patients with prolonged intensive care unit stays
    P A Lipsett
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma 49:737-43. 2000
    ..The Sickness Impact Profile Score (SIP) has been validated in critically ill patients, but the Modified Short-Form (MSF) has not been directly compared with it...
  6. ncbi request reprint Organizational characteristics of intensive care units related to outcomes of abdominal aortic surgery
    P J Pronovost
    Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 7294, USA
    JAMA 281:1310-7. 1999
    ..Morbidity and mortality rates in intensive care units (ICUs) vary widely among institutions, but whether ICU structure and care processes affect these outcomes is unknown...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intensive care unit physician staffing is associated with decreased length of stay, hospital cost, and complications after esophageal resection
    J B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:753-8. 2001
    ..Healthcare providers and policymakers should use this information to help improve quality of care and reduce costs for patients undergoing high-risk surgical procedures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intensive care unit nurse staffing and the risk for complications after abdominal aortic surgery
    P J Pronovost
    Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, and Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 4:199-206. 2001
    ..We hypothesized that having fewer nurses increases the risk for medical complications...
  9. pmc Double-blind placebo-controlled trial of fluconazole to prevent candidal infections in critically ill surgical patients
    R K Pelz
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Surg 233:542-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Enteral fluconazole safely and effectively decreased the incidence of fungal infections in high-risk, critically ill surgical patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hospital volume is related to clinical and economic outcomes of esophageal resection in Maryland
    J B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287-4605, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:334-9; discussion 339-41. 2001
    ..Conclusions. Hospitals that perform high volumes of esophageal resection have superior clinical and economic outcomes. By referring these patients to high volume centers, we may improve quality and reduce costs...
  11. pmc Surveillance strategies and impact of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal colonization and infection in critically ill patients
    C W Hendrix
    Department of Medicine Clinical Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Surg 233:259-65. 2001
    ..To determine the optimal site and frequency for vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) surveillance to minimize the number of days of VRE colonization before identification and subsequent isolation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of nurse-to-patient ratio in the intensive care unit on pulmonary complications and resource use after hepatectomy
    J B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Crit Care 10:376-82. 2001
    ..005) in total hospital costs. CONCLUSIONS: Fewer nurses at night is associated with increased risk for specific postoperative pulmonary complications and with increased resource use in patients undergoing hepatectomy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nicardipine versus nitroprusside for breakthrough hypertension following carotid endarterectomy
    T Dorman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Clin Anesth 13:16-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of nicardipine and nitroprusside for breakthrough hypertension following carotid endarterectomy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Negative results of randomized clinical trials published in the surgical literature: equivalency or error?
    J B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Surg 136:796-800. 2001
    ....
  15. pmc Comparison of intravenous/oral ciprofloxacin plus metronidazole versus piperacillin/tazobactam in the treatment of complicated intraabdominal infections
    S M Cohn
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Ann Surg 232:254-62. 2000
    ....
  16. pmc Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the intensive care unit
    A S Haddadin
    Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD 21287 4683, USA
    Postgrad Med J 78:385-92. 2002
    ..New antibiotics have been recently released that add to the armamentarium for therapy against MRSA and include linezolid, and quinupristin/dalfopristin, but cost, side effects, and resistance may limit their long term usefulness...
  17. doi request reprint Perioperative hypertonic saline may reduce postoperative infections and lower mortality rates
    Michalis P Charalambous
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 9:67-74. 2008
    ..To determine the effects of hypertonic saline (HS) as fluid resuscitation during or after major spinal surgery. We hypothesized that the administration of HS perioperatively would decrease morbidity and mortality rates...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surgical critical care: fungal infections in surgical patients
    Pamela A Lipsett
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S215-24. 2006
    ..To review the epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Candida infections in surgical intensive care unit patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint The association between anatomic site of Candida colonization, invasive candidiasis, and mortality in critically ill surgical patients
    Shelley S Magill
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 55:293-301. 2006
    ..86; 95% confidence interval, 1.05-7.74). Surveillance fungal cultures of particular anatomic sites may help differentiate patients at higher risk of developing IC from those at low risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Eliminating catheter-related bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit
    Sean M Berenholtz
    Departments of Anesthesiology CCM and Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:2014-20. 2004
    ..To determine whether a multifaceted systems intervention would eliminate catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR-BSIs)...
  21. pmc Impact of fluconazole prophylaxis on cortisol levels in critically ill surgical patients
    Shelley S Magill
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 463A, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:2471-6. 2004
    ..Fluconazole prophylaxis in this population of critically ill surgical patients did not result in significant adrenal dysfunction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Enteral fluconazole population pharmacokinetics in patients in the surgical intensive care unit
    Prabhu Rajagopalan
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 23:592-602. 2003
    ..To determine the population pharmacokinetic parameters of enterally administered fluconazole in patients in a surgical intensive care unit (SICU)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of a prolonged surgical critical illness on patients' families
    Sandra M Swoboda
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:459-66. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that illnesses requiring more than 7 days' stay in the surgical intensive care unit would have significant, long-lasting effects on patients' families that would be related to patients' functional outcome...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reducing failed extubations in the intensive care unit
    Peter J Pronovost
    Departments of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 295, Baltimore, MD 21287 7294, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:595-604. 2002
    ..A study was designed in 1998 to identify risk factors for failed extubation and use a quality improvement model to reduce failed extubation rates in a surgical intensive care unit (SICU) in an academic hospital...
  25. ncbi request reprint Enteral fluconazole is well absorbed in critically ill surgical patients
    Robert K Pelz
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Surgery 131:534-40. 2002
    ..Enteral fluconazole, a triazole antifungal agent with an excellent oral bioavailability, has not been widely studied in critically ill surgical patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Vancomycin-sensitive and vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections in the ICU: attributable costs and outcomes
    Robert K Pelz
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Intensive Care Med 28:692-7. 2002
    ..To determine the economic and clinical outcomes associated with infection with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) and to compare these outcomes to those associated with infection with vancomycin-sensitive Enterococcus (VSE)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Can the clinical pulmonary infection score impact ICU antibiotic days?
    Sandra M Swoboda
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 4685, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:331-9. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Metformin-associated lactic acidosis after elective cervical spine fusion: a case report
    Simon C Mears
    R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Systems, Baltimore, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E482-4. 2002
    ..A case of metformin-associated lactic acidosis after elective spinal surgery is reported...
  29. ncbi request reprint Postoperative complication rates after hepatic resection in Maryland hospitals
    Justin B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Surg 138:41-6. 2003
    ..High-volume centers provide superior quality care and therefore have a lower incidence of postoperative complications...
  30. ncbi request reprint Can we take the teeth out of ventilator-associated pneumonia?
    Pamela A Lipsett
    Crit Care Med 33:1867-8. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Number needed to treat and cost of recombinant human erythropoietin to avoid one transfusion-related adverse event in critically ill patients
    Kenneth M Shermock
    Center for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy KMS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Surgical Intensive Care EH, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:497-503. 2005
    ..To calculate the absolute risk reduction of transfusion-related adverse events, the number of patients needed to treat, and cost to avoid one transfusion-related adverse event by using erythropoietin in critically ill patients..
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials of antifungal prophylaxis among patients in surgical intensive care units: concepts and considerations
    Pamela A Lipsett
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 4685, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:S193-9. 2004
    ..However, trials of antifungal prophylaxis are hampered by difficulties in trial design, and the findings may not be generalizable...
  33. ncbi request reprint Surgical volume and quality of care for esophageal resection: do high-volume hospitals have fewer complications?
    Justin B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:337-41. 2003
    ..However, little is known regarding the relationship of morbidity to hospital volume. The objective of the current study was to investigate the relative incidence of postoperative complications after esophageal resection at HVHs and LVHs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk of colonization of central venous catheters: catheters for total parenteral nutrition vs other catheters
    Justin B Dimick
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Crit Care 12:328-35. 2003
    ..Infected central venous catheters cause morbidity and mortality...
  35. ncbi request reprint The physician's role in discussing organ donation with families
    Michael A Williams
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University Bioethics Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1568-73. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Complications and costs after high-risk surgery: where should we focus quality improvement initiatives?
    Justin B Dimick
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:671-8. 2003
    ..Data on the relative clinical and economic impact of postoperative complications are needed in order to direct quality improvement efforts...