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 (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

Sutton RM: Pediatric Resuscitation - Part I: The Strive to Revive and Thrive! RNsights Industry and Product Updates March 2015 Notes: Pediatric Webinar on Pediatric Resuscitation Techniques.

Naim MY, Sutton RM, Frisss SH, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Bhalala U, Kilbaugh TJ, Lampe J, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Hemodynamic targeted CPR improves 24-hour survival from ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Oral Presentation and Finalist for Outstanding Investigator Award, 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Scottsdale, AZ February 2015.

Cheng A, Overly F, Kessler D, Nadkarni VM, Lin Y, Doan Q, Duff JP, Tofil NM, Bhanji F, Adler M, Charnovich A, Hunt EA, Brown LL, for the International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, Education (INSPIRE) CPR Investigators: Perception of CPR quality: Influence of CPR feedback, Just-in-Time CPR training and provider role. Resuscitation 87: 44-50, February 2015 Notes: (Robert Sutton Collaborator).

Raymond TT, Stromberg D, Stigall W, Burton G, Zaritsky A,: for the American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Sodium bicarbonate use during in-hospital pediatric pulseless cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 89C: 106-113, January 2015 Notes: (Robert Sutton Collaborator).

Sutton RM: Personalized CPR increases survival from cardiac arrest. Medscape Critical Care January 2015 Notes: Interview.

Donoghue AJ, Hsieh TC, Myers S, Mak A, Sutton RM, Nadkarni VM: Videographic assessment of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality in the pediatric emergency department. Resuscitation In Press 2015.

Sutton RM, Friess SH, Naim MY, Lampe JW, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Patient-centric blood pressure targeted CPR improves survival from cardiac arrest. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 190(11): 1255-1262, December 2014.

Meaney PA, French B, Parshuram C, Schexnayder S, Edelson D, Abella B, Merchant R, Sutton RM: Physiological monitoring of CPR quality is associated with improved survival from cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine 42(12): #225, December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 44th Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ and also Annual Scientific Award.

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 85(9): 1298-1303, September 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 85(9): 1179-1184, September 2014.

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Last updated: 03/26/2015
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