Lynne Gerson Maxwell

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Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Diversity Search Advisor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3842
Fax: 215-590-1415
AB (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard University, 1969.
MD (Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1973.
Ac (Physician Acupuncture)
Harvard CME, 2010.
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Description of Research Expertise

Anesthesia neurotoxicity
Neonatal and infant pharmacolocy

Description of Itmat Expertise

Pediatric analgesic pharmacology
Neonatal pharmacology
Pediatric pain

Selected Publications

Ward CG, Hines SJ, Maxwell LG, McGowan FX, Sun LS: Neurotoxicity, general anesthesia in young children, and a survey of current pediatric anesthesia practice at US teaching institutions. Paediatric Anaesthesia 26(1): 60-5, November 2015.

Duran MS, Meeker TM, Rintoul NE, Maxwell LG: Evaluating the efficacy and safety of epidural analgesia for postoperative pain management in neonates/infants undergoing abdominal or thoracic surgery. Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing 4(4): 137-146, October/December 2015.

Muhly WT, Gurnaney HG, Kraemer FW, Ganesh A, Maxwell LG: A retrospective comparison of ropivacaine and 2-chloroprocaine continuous thoracic epidural analgesia for management of postthoracotomy pain in infants. Paediatric Anaesthesia 25(11): 1162-7, August 2015.

Frawley G, Bell G, Disma N, Withington DE, de Graaff JC, Morton NS, McCann ME, Arnup SJ, Bagshaw O, Wolfer A, Bellinger D, DAvidson AJ; General anesthesia compared to spinal anesthesia (GAS) Consortium: Predictors of Failure of awake regional anesthesia for neonatal hernia repair: data from the General anesthesia compared to spinal anesthesia study--comparing apnea and neurodevelopment outcomes. Anesthesiology 123(1): 55-65, July 2015.

Davidson AJ, Morton NS, Arnup SJ, de Graff JC, Disma N, Withington DE, Frawley G, Hunt RW, Hardy P, Khotcholava M, von Ungern Sternberg BS, Wilton N, Tuo P, Salvo I, Ormond G, Stargatt R, Locatelli BG, McCann ME; General anesthesia compared to spinal anesthesia (GAS) Consortium: Apnea after awake regional and general anesthesia in infants: the general anesthesia compared to spinal anesthesia study - comparing apnea and neurodevelopment outcomes: a randomized controlled trial. Anesthesiology 123(1): 38-54, July 2015.

Womer James, Zhong Wenjun, Kraemer F Wickham, Maxwell Lynne G, Ely Elizabeth A, Faerber Jennifer A, Dai Dingwei, Feudtner Chris: Variation of opioid use in pediatric inpatients across hospitals in the u.s. Journal of pain and symptom management 48(5): 903-14, Nov 2014.

Muhly W T, Maxwell L G, Cravero J P: Pain management following the Nuss procedure: a survey of practice and review. Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 58(9): 1134-9, Oct 2014.

Gurnaney H, Kraemer FW, Maxwell L, Muhly WT, Schleelein L, Ganesh A: Ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks in children and adolescents: A longitudinal eight year single center study. Anesthesia and Analgesia 118(3): 621, March 2014.

Maxwell LG, Buckley GM, Kudchadkar SR, Ely E, Stebbins EL, Dube C, Morad A, Jastaniah EA, Sethna NF, Yaster M: Pain Management Following Major Intracranial Surgery in Pediatric Patients: A Prospective Cohort Study in Three Academic Chlidren's Hospitals. Pediatric Anesthesia 2014.

Stricker PA, Zuppa AF, Fiadjoe JE, Maxwell LG, Sussman EM, Pruitt EY, Goebel TK, Gastonguay MR, Taylor JA, Bartlett SP, Schreiner MS: Population pharmacokinetics of epsilon-aminocaproic acid in infants undergoing craniofacial reconstruction surgery. British Journal of Anaesthesia January 2013.

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