Robert A Berg

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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
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Division of Critical Care
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-426-3014
Fax: 215-590-4327
B.S. (Literature, Science, and Arts)
University of Michigan, 1971.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1975.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

cardiac arrest and CPR
VF and defibrillation
medical emergency teams (rapid response teams)
pediatric critical care

Selected Publications

Morgan RW, Sutton RM, Kilbaugh TJ, Lautz A, Bratinov G, Craig N, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA: Pulmonary vasodilator therapy in a swine model of pediatric sepsis-associated cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at the 46th Critical Care Congress, January 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Kojima T, Glau C, Woods-Hill C, Boyer DL, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Pediatric CCM fellowship bedside ultrasound curriculum development. Critical Care Medicine December 2016 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 46th Critical Care Congress, January 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Naim MY, Sutton RM, Friess SH, Bratinov G, Bhalala U, Kilbaugh TJ, Lampe J, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Blood pressure and coronary perfusion pressure targeted cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves 24-Hour survival from ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest Critical Care Medicine 44(11): e1111, November 2016.

Carcillo JA, Dean JM, Holubkov R, Berger J, Meert KL, Anand K, Zimmerman J, Newth CJ, Harrison R, Burr J, Willson DF, Nicholson C, Bell MJ, Berg RA, Shanley TP, Heidemann SM, Dalton H, Jenkins TL, Doctor A,Webster A; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN): Inherent risk factors for nosocomial infection in the long stay critically ill child without known baseline immunocompromise: A post-hoc analysis of the CRISIS Trial. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 35(11): 1182-1186, November 2016.

Chan PS, Berg RA, Tang Y, Curtis LH, Spertus JA; American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines Resuscitation Investigators: Association between therapeutic hypothermia and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest. JAMA 316(13): 1375-1382, October 2016.

Wolfe HA, Morgan RW, Donoghue AJ, Niles DE, Kudenchuk P, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Quantitative analysis of duty cycle in pediatric and adolescent in-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 106: 65-69, September 2016.

Shiima Y, Berg RA, Bogner HR, Morales KH, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A, for the National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI): Cardiac arrests associated with tracheal intubations in pediatric intensive care units: A multicenter cohort study. Critical Care Medicine 44(9): 1675-1682, September 2016.

Sutton RM, French B, Meaney PA, Topjian AA, Parshurum C, Edelson DP, Schexnayder S, Abella BS, Merchant RM, Bembea M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Physiologic monitoring of CR quality during adult cardiac arrest: A propensity-matched cohort study. Resuscitation 106: 76-82, September 2016.

Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM ,Dean M, Pollack M: Authors’response to Nunez-Rodriguez letter. Critical Care Medicine. 44(8): e763, August 2016.

Morgan RW, French B, Kilbaugh TJ, Naim MY, Wolfe HA, Bratinov G, Shoap W, Hsieh TC, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM: A quantitative comparison of physiologic indicators of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality: Diastolic blood pressure versus end-tidal carbon dioxide. Resuscitation 104: 6-11, July 2016.

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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