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

Mavroudis CD, Karlsson M, Ko T, Morgan RW, Plyer R, Byro M, Mensah-Brown K, Boorady T, Lautz A, Gentile J, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Licht DJ, Kilbuagh TJ: Inhaled nitric oxide improves cerebral mitochondrial function in a blinded, randomized, controlled pediatric swine asphyxia model of cardiac arrest trial. Circulation November 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) Scientific Session, November 11, 2017, Anaheim, CA Note: CD Mavroudis received Young Investigator Award.

Sutton RM, Morgan RW, Kilbaugh TJ, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pediatric and cardiac intensive care units. The Pediatric Clinics of North America 64(5): 961-972, October 2017.

Lars A, Vognsen M, Topjian AA, Brown L, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Kirkegaard H, Donnino MW, for the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Pediatric in-hospital acute respiratory compromise: A report from the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(9): 838-849, September 2017 Notes: (Robert Sutton, Member of the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry).

Morgan RW, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA: Sepsis-associated in-hospital cardiac arrest: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and potential therapies. Journal of Critical Care 40: 128-135, August 2017.

Niles DE, Nishisaki A, Sutton RM, Elci OU, Meaney PA, O’Connor KA, Leffelman J, Kramer-Johansen Jo, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Improved retention of chest compression psychomotor skills with brief “rolling refresher” training. Simulation in Healthcare 12(4): 213-2019, August 2017.

Morgan RW, Karlsson M, Sutton RM, Kilbaugh TJ: An update on cardiopulmonary resuscitation in children. Current Anesthesiology Reports 7(2): 191-200, June 2017.

Berg RA, Sutton RM, Nadkarni VM, Hall MW, Harrison R, Sapru A, Reeder R, Telford R, John B, Pollaack M, Newth CJ, Meert K, Moler F, Carpenter T, Carcillo J, McQuillen P, Tamburro R: Diastolic blood pressure during in-hospital CPR is associated with survival. Pediatric Academic Society Conference May 2017 Notes: Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Society Conference May 2017, San Francisco, CA.

Morgan RW, Kilbaugh TJ, Shoap W, Bratinov G, Lin Y, Hsieh TC, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM: A hemodynamic-directed approach to pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HD-CPR) improves survival. Resuscitation 111: 41-47, February 2017.

Morgan RW, Kilbaugh TJ, Berg RA, Sutton RM: Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Current Pediatrics Reports In Press 2017.

Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA: Chapter 1: Resuscitation and Stabilization. Pediatric Intensive Care. Watson, RS and Thompson, AE (eds.). Oxford University Press, Page: 1-10, 2017.

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Last updated: 09/26/2017
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