Norman McSwain

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Statistics review 3: hypothesis testing and P values
    Elise Whitley
    University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Crit Care 6:222-5. 2002
  2. pmc The International Sepsis Forum's controversies in sepsis: corticosteroids should be used to treat septic shock
    Sergey Goodman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Crit Care 6:381-3. 2002
  3. pmc Statistics review 1: presenting and summarising data
    Elise Whitley
    University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Crit Care 6:66-71. 2002
  4. pmc On the nature of man and disaster
    Mike Darwin
    Crit Care 10:105. 2006
  5. pmc The World Trade Center attack. Lessons for all aspects of health care
    P S Tamber
    Critical Care, London, UK
    Crit Care 5:299-300. 2001
  6. pmc Disaster preparedness perspective from 90.05.32w, 29.57.18n
    Norman McSwain
    Tulane University, Dept of Surgery, USA
    Crit Care 10:108. 2006
  7. pmc Practical aspects of federalizing disaster response
    James L Clark
    Crit Care 10:107. 2006
  8. pmc Corticosteroids influence the mortality and morbidity of acute critical illness
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Crit Care 10:R101. 2006
  9. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: Resuscitation in the emergency department
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Mayo College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Crit Care 9:170-6. 2005
  10. pmc Terrorist bombings in Madrid
    Eric R Frykberg
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Crit Care 9:20-2. 2005

Collaborators

  • Jonathan Ball
  • Santiago Ewig
  • Charles L Sprung
  • Antoni Torres
  • E R Frykberg
  • Mohamed Y Rady
  • Joseph L Verheijde
  • Daniel J Johnson
  • Elise Whitley
  • Joan L McGregor
  • Elizabeth M Rice
  • Burke A Cunha
  • James L Clark
  • Mike Darwin
  • Richard Helmers
  • Joel Larson
  • Bhavesh Patel
  • Sergey Goodman
  • Daren Heyland
  • P S Tamber
  • Debra K Pendergast
  • Arreta Hamrick
  • Joel S Larson
  • Richard A Helmers
  • Bhavesh M Patel
  • J L Vincent

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Statistics review 3: hypothesis testing and P values
    Elise Whitley
    University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Crit Care 6:222-5. 2002
    ..Guidelines for the interpretation of P values are also provided in the context of a published example, along with some of the common pitfalls. Examples of specific statistical tests will be covered in future reviews...
  2. pmc The International Sepsis Forum's controversies in sepsis: corticosteroids should be used to treat septic shock
    Sergey Goodman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Crit Care 6:381-3. 2002
    ..Based on the high proportion of patients who have relative adrenal insufficiency, the benefits of low doses of steroids and the minimal risks, steroids should be used to treat septic shock...
  3. pmc Statistics review 1: presenting and summarising data
    Elise Whitley
    University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Crit Care 6:66-71. 2002
    ....
  4. pmc On the nature of man and disaster
    Mike Darwin
    Crit Care 10:105. 2006
    ..All human habitations, and all life on earth for that matter, are under continuous threat of some kind. Violent weather, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and even meteorite impacts represent threats of varying degrees of risk...
  5. pmc The World Trade Center attack. Lessons for all aspects of health care
    P S Tamber
    Critical Care, London, UK
    Crit Care 5:299-300. 2001
    ..This article introduces nine reviews in Critical Care offering varied health care perspectives of the events of 11 September 2001 from people who were there and from experts in disaster management...
  6. pmc Disaster preparedness perspective from 90.05.32w, 29.57.18n
    Norman McSwain
    Tulane University, Dept of Surgery, USA
    Crit Care 10:108. 2006
    ..The aftermath produced significant difficulties in patient care. Failure of the communication system, lack of command and control, and incomplete planning were at the root of all of these difficulties...
  7. pmc Practical aspects of federalizing disaster response
    James L Clark
    Crit Care 10:107. 2006
  8. pmc Corticosteroids influence the mortality and morbidity of acute critical illness
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Crit Care 10:R101. 2006
    ..The study hypothesis was that exposure to corticosteroids influences the mortality and morbidity in acute critical illness...
  9. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: Resuscitation in the emergency department
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Mayo College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Crit Care 9:170-6. 2005
    ..Application of medical ethics to the ever changing practice of acute resuscitation has also become a societal expectation...
  10. pmc Terrorist bombings in Madrid
    Eric R Frykberg
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Crit Care 9:20-2. 2005
  11. pmc Ventilator-associated pneumonia: monotherapy is optimal if chosen wisely
    Burke A Cunha
    Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, USA
    Crit Care 10:141. 2006
    ..aeruginosa antibiotic with a 'low resistance potential' that minimizes drug-drug interactions, minimizes resistance, and is cost effective. Monotherapy of VAP should be the standard of care...
  12. pmc Statistics review 2: samples and populations
    Elise Whitley
    Lecturer in Medical Statistics, University of Bristol, UK
    Crit Care 6:143-8. 2002
    ..However, a dataset is typically only of interest for the information it provides regarding the population from which it was drawn. The present review focuses on estimation of population values from a sample...
  13. pmc Pro/con clinical debate: the use of a protected specimen brush in the diagnosis of ventilator associated pneumonia
    Daren Heyland
    Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Care 6:117-20. 2002
    ..In this issue of Critical Care Forum, the two sides of this debate are brought forward with compelling arguments. The authors' arguments should fuel future trials...
  14. ncbi Cortisol levels and corticosteroid administration fail to predict mortality in critical illness: the confounding effects of organ dysfunction and sex
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Scottsdale, Ariz, USA
    Arch Surg 140:661-8; discussion 669. 2005
    ..Corticosteroid supplementation based on plasma cortisol measurement was reported to decrease mortality in vasopressor-dependent critical illness...
  15. ncbi Hospital discharge to care facility: a patient-centered outcome for the evaluation of intensive care for octogenarians
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Mayo Clinic Hospital, 5777 East Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
    Chest 126:1583-91. 2004
    ..Hypothesis: Hospital discharge to a care facility should be considered for more accurate evaluation of intensive care outcome, especially for octogenarian patients...
  16. ncbi Influence of individual characteristics on outcome of glycemic control in intensive care unit patients with or without diabetes mellitus
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:1558-67. 2005
    ..To clarify the relationship of patient and critical illness characteristics (including any history of diabetes mellitus) to glycemic control with insulin and hospital mortality...
  17. ncbi Cardiac surgery for octogenarians: is it an informed decision?
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Phoenix, Ariz, USA
    Am Heart J 147:347-53. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that death or discharge to a nursing care facility after cardiac surgery is similar in patients who are octogenarians and younger patients...
  18. ncbi Defining the scope of implied consent in the emergency department: shortchanging patients' right to self determination
    Joseph L Verheijde
    Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:51-2; discussion W3-4. 2007
  19. doi Determinants of moral distress in medical and surgical nurses at an adult acute tertiary care hospital
    Elizabeth M Rice
    Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
    J Nurs Manag 16:360-73. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence and contributing factors of moral distress in medical and surgical nurses...
  20. doi Continuous deep sedation until death: palliation or physician-assisted death?
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic Arizona, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:205-14. 2010
    ..Continuous deep sedation should be distinguished from common sedation practices for palliation and characterized instead as physician-assisted death...
  21. doi Scientific, legal, and ethical challenges of end-of-life organ procurement in emergency medicine
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1069-78. 2010
    ....
  22. pmc End-of-life discontinuation of destination therapy with cardiac and ventilatory support medical devices: physician-assisted death or allowing the patient to die?
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, Arizona 85054, USA
    BMC Med Ethics 11:15. 2010
    ..Bioethics and law distinguish between the practices of "physician-assisted death" and "allowing the patient to die."..