Robert M. Sutton

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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 (Integrated Honors Program)
Duquesne University, 1998.
MD (School of Medicine)
University of Pittsburgh , 2002.
MSCE (Center for 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

Sutton RM, Friess SH, Maltese MR, Naim MY, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Bhalala U, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Hemodynamic-Directed Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation During In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation. Resuscitation 85(8): 983-986, August 2014.

Wolfe HA, Zebuhr C, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Boyle L, Giordano RT, Davis D, Priestley MA, Apkon M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Interdisciplinary intensive care unit cardiac arrest debriefing improves survival outcomes. Critical Care Medicine 42(7): 1688-1695, July 2014.

Topjian AA, French B, Sutton RM, Conlon TW, Nadkarni VM, Moler FW, Dean JM, Berg RA: Early post-resuscitation hypotension is associated with increased mortality following pediatric cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine 42(6): 1518-1523, June 2014.

Sutton RM, Wolfe HA, Meaney PA: Imagine what we will "know" tomorrow: The naked truth about cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality research. Resuscitation 85(6): 722-723, June 2014.

Sutton RM, Niles, DE, French B, Maltese MR, Leffelman J, Eilevstjonn J, Wolfe H, Nishisaki A, Meaney PA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: First quantitative analysis of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality during in-hospital cardiac arrest of young children. Resuscitation 85(1): 70-74, January 2014.

Rodriguez SA, Sutton RM, Berg MD, Nishisaki A, Leffelman J, Meaney PA, Niles DE, Maltese M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Simplified dispatcher instructions improve bystander chest compression quality during simulated pediatric resuscitation. Resuscitation 85(1): 119-123, January 2014.

Wolfe HA, Sutton RM, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Chapter: Reporting in Pediatric Resuscitation: Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Disease. Barach, Jacobs, Laussen, Lipshutz (eds.). Springer, In Press 2014.

Sutton RM, French B, Niles DE, Donoghue A, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Leffelman J, Wolfe HA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA: 2010 American Heart Association Recommended Compression Depths During Pediatric In-hospital Resuscitations are Associated with Survival. Resuscitation Epub ahead of print 2014.

Wolfe HA, Maltese MR, Niles DE, Fischman E, Legkobitova V, Leffelman J, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Blood pressure directed booster trainings improve intensive care unit provider retention of excellent CPR skills. Pediatric Emergency Care 2014 In Press 2014.

Friess SH, Sutton RM, French B, Bhalala U, Maltese MR, Naim MY, Bratinov G, Rodriguez SA, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Hemodynamic directed CPR improves cerebral perfusion pressure and brain tissue oxygenation. Resuscitation In Press 2014.

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Last updated: 07/09/2014
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