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
Education:
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

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 In Press 2018.

Holmberg MJ, Moskowitz A, Raymond TT, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA, Grossestreuer AV, Donnino MW, Andersen LW, for the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Investigators: Derivation and internal validation of a mortality prediction tool for initial survivors of pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine In Press 2018.

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 December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Laverriere E, Craig N, Snyder M, Napolitano N, Thompson A, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Videolaryngoscopy implementation as a coaching device in an academic PICU. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Kirschen M, Snyder M, Winters M, Ichord R, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA: Survey of bedside neurologic assessments in U.S. pediatric intensive care units. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Laverriere E, Craig N, Napolitano N, Snyder M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Fiadjoe J, Nishisaki A: Videolaryngoscopy-facilitated tracheal intubation coaching and technical debrief. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Olasveengen TM, de Caen AR, Mancini ME, Maconochie IK, Aickin R, Atkins DL, Berg RA, Bingham RM, Brooks SC, Castrén M, Chung SP, Considine J, Couto TB, Escalante R, Gazmuri RJ, Guerguerian AM, Hatanaka T, Koster RW, Kudenchuk PJ, Lang E, Lim SH, Løfgren B, Meaney PA, Montgomery WH, Morley PT, Morrison LJ, Nation KJ, Ng KC, Nadkarni VM, Nishiyama C, Nuthall G, Ong GY, Perkins GD, Reis AG, Ristagno G, Sakamoto T, Sayre MR, Schexnayder SM, Sierra AF, Singletary EM, Shimizu N, Smyth MA, Stanton D, Tijssen JA, Travers A, Vaillancourt C, Van de Voorde P, Hazinski MF, Nolan JP; ILCOR Collaborators : 2017 international consensus on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care science with treatment recommendations summary. Resuscitation 121: 201-214, December 2017.

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 December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Praestgaard RT, Anderson A, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Parshuram C for the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Hospital variation in time to epinephrine administration for pediatric non-shockable in-hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation November 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation at the AHA Scientific Sessions Meeting, November 2017, Anaheim, CA.

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.

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Last updated: 12/12/2017
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