David F. Gaieski

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Director, Center for Resuscitation Science, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Early Goal-Directed Therapy Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Command Physician, PennSTAR Flight Helicopter Program
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Ravdin
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-5241
Fax: 215-662-3953
Providence College, 1978.
B.S. (Psychology)
Wesleyan University, 1981.
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1986.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1994.
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Description of Research Expertise

Sepsis; Early Goal-Directed Therapy; Post-Arrest Resuscitation and Hypothermia; Sports Medicine Injuries; Scurvy

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Gaieski is studying post-cardiac arrest hypothermia and resuscitation, and clinical outcomes in early goal-directed therapy for severe sepsis and septic shock.

Selected Publications

Donnino MW, Andersen LW, Giberson T, Gaieski DF, Abella BS, Peberdy MA, Rittenberger JC, Callaway CW, Ornato J, Clore J, Grossestreuer A, Salciccioli J, Cocchi MN; for the National Post-Arrest Research Consortium. : Initial Lactate and Lactate Change in Post-Cardiac Arrest: A Multicenter Validation Study. Crit Care Med. April 2014 Notes: 2014 Apr 25. Epub ahead of print.

Gugelmann HM, Gaieski DF. : "Beau's Lines After Cardiac Arrest." Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 3(4): 199-202, December 2013.

Grossestreuer Anne V, Abella Benjamin S, Leary Marion, Perman Sarah M, Fuchs Barry D, Kolansky Daniel M, Beylin Marie E, Gaieski David F: Time to arousal and neurologic outcome in therapeutic hypothermia-treated cardiac arrest patients. Resuscitation Aug 2013.

Mikkelsen Mark E, Shah Chirag V, Meyer Nuala J, Gaieski David F, Lyon Sarah, Miltiades Andrea N, Goyal Munish, Fuchs Barry D, Bellamy Scarlett L, Christie Jason D: The Epidemiology of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Severe Sepsis. Shock Jul 2013.

Salciccioli Justin D, Cocchi Michael N, Rittenberger Jon C, Peberdy Mary Ann, Ornato Joseph P, Abella Benjamin S, Gaieski David F, Clore John, Gautam Shiva, Giberson Tyler, Callaway Clifton W, Donnino Michael W: Continuous neuromuscular blockade is associated with decreased mortality in post-cardiac arrest patients. Resuscitation Jun 2013.

Gaieski DF, Edwards JM, Kallan MJ, Carr BG: Benchmarking the incidence and mortality of severe sepsis in the United States. Critical Care Medicine 41(5): 1167-74, May 2013 Notes: Published on-line, February, 2013.

Leary M, Cinousis M, Mikkelsen ME, Gaieski DF, Abella BS, Fuchs BD : The association of body mass index with time to target temperature and outcomes following post-arrest targeted temperature management. Resuscitation 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print, 11/11/2013.

Starodub R, Abella BS, Grossestreuer AV, Shofer FS, Perman SM, Leary M, Gaieski DF: "Association of serum lactate and survival outcomes in patients undergoing therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest." Resuscitation 2013.

Mikkelsen ME, Christie JD, Abella BS, Kerlin MP, Fuchs BD, M.D, Schweickert WD, Berg RA, Mosesso VN, Shofer FS, Gaieski DF : Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia after In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Critical Care Medicine 41(6): 1385-1395, 2013 Notes: Accepted for publication 11/2012.

Gaulton TG, Weiner MG, Morales KH, Gaieski DF, Mehta J, Lautenbach E. : The effect of obesity on clinical outcomes in presumed sepsis: a retrospective cohort study. Intern Emerg Med 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print, 09/27/2013

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Last updated: 06/28/2014
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