Robert M. Sutton

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Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty Member, Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-7802
Fax: 215-590-4327
BS (Biology, Integrated Honors Program)
Duquesne University, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2002.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2010.
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Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric CPR quality research with a focus on evaluating novel interventions, both educational and technological, with the overall goal to improve care delivered to children during resuscitation attempts.

Description of Itmat Expertise

Pediatric CPR Quality Research

Selected Publications

Marquez AM, Morgan RW, Ross CE, Berg RA, Sutton RM: Physiology-directed cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Advances in precision monitoring during cardiac arrest. Current Opinion in Critical Care 24(3): 143-150, June 2018.

Niles DE, Duval-Arnould J, Skellett S, Knight L, Su F, Raymond TT, Sweberg T, Sen AI, Atkins DL, Friess SH, de Caen AR, Kurosawa H, Sutton RM, Wolfe HA, Berg RA, Silver A, Hunt EA, Nadkarni VM; for the pediatric Resuscitation Quality (pediRES-Q) Collaborative investigators: Characterization of pediatric in-hospital CPR quality metrics across an international resuscitation collaborative. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5): 421-432, May 2018.

Morgan RW, Sutton RM, Karlsson M, Lautz AJ, Mavroudis CD, Landis WP, Jeong S, Craig N, Nadkarni VM, Kilbaugh TJ, Berg RA: Pulmonary vasodilator therapy in shock-associated cardiac arrest. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 197(7): 905-912, April 2018.

Reeder RW, Girling A, Wolfe HA, Holubkov R, Berg RA, Naim MY, Meert KL, Tilford B, Carcillo JA, Hamilton M, Bochkoris M, Hall M, Maa T, Yates A, Sapru A, Kelly R, Federman M, Dean M, McQuillen PS, Franzon D, Pollack MM, Siems A, Diddle J, Wessel DL, Mourani P, Zebuhr C, Bishop R, Freiss S, Burns C, Viteri S, Hehir DA, Coleman RW, Jenkins TL, Notterman DA, Tamburro RF, Sutton RM: Improving outcomes from pediatric cardiac arrest - the ICU-RESUScitation project: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 19(1): 213, April 2018.

Lautz, AJ, Martin KC, Nishisaki A, Bonafide CP, Hales RL, Hunt EA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Boyer DL: Focused training for the handover of critical patient information during simulated pediatric emergencies. Hospital Pediatrics 8: 227-231, April 2018.

Berg RA, Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Meert KL, Yates AR, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Wessel DL, Jenkins TL, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Tamburro RF, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) Pediatric Intensive Care Quality of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (PICqCPR) investigators: Association between diastolic blood pressure during pediatric in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation and survival. Circulation 137(17): 1784-1795, April 2018.

Morgan RW, Stinson HR, Wolfe HA, Lindell RB, Topjian AA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ: Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest secondary to acute pulmonary embolism. Critical Care Medicine 46(3): e229-e234, March 2018.

Fowler J, Wolfe HA, Kumar S, Sutton RM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Topjian AA: Can we improve post-cardiac arrest care through the use of a computerized order entry pathway? Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Morgan RW, Landis W, Kilbaugh TJ, Wolfe HA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Hemodynamic effects of chest compression interruptions during cardiac arrest resuscitation. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Wolfe HA, Morgan RW, Topjian AA, Fink E, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A, Sutton RM: Process deviations during pediatric resuscitation are associated with decreased survival. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

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Last updated: 06/15/2018
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