Rebecca S Isserman, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Attending Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Medical Director, General Anesthesia Patient Safety, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Deputy Patient Safety Officer, Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-756-2688
Lab: 215-590-1750
AB (Psychology)
Princeton University, 2004.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Sheri Jones-Oguh , Elizabeth M Elliott, Heather McClung Pasqualino, Kathleen Harris, Rebecca S Isserman: Medication Safety in Pediatric Anesthesia: An Educational Review and a Call to Action. Pediatric Anesthesia October 2022.

Isserman R, Mamula P, Litman RS: Gastrointestinal Diseases in Litman Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia. Litman's Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia September 2022.

Duran M, Rintoul N, Chuo J, Gibbs K, Barrila-Yetman M, Meeker T, White M, Orio T, Isserman R, Nelson O, Young E, Barr N, Cei B, Padula M, Devine M, Hedrick H : Utilizing A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Approach to Improve Postoperative Pain Management in Surgical Neonates/Infants CHOP Quality and Safety Day, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA May 2022 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Isserman R, Yuan I, Elliott E, Muhly WT, Varallo D, Farrell H, Johnson G, Subramanyam R, Feldman J : Decreasing the Environmental Impact of Inhalation Induction of Anesthesia. CHOP Quality and Safety Day, Children's Hospital of Phialdelphia, Philadelphia, PA May 2022 Notes: Poster Presentation.

O’Brien E, Ward C, Isserman R, Steyn P: Pyloric stenosis and airway management in a patient with Pierre Robin Sequence: the devil you know, or the devil you don't? Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Tampa, FL April 2022 Notes: Moderated Poster Session.

Pearsall M, Isserman R, Amatullah E, Banik G, Simpao A, Ruiz R: Somebody Call the Dentist! Collaborative Airway Management after Failed Nasal Fiberoptic Intubation Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Tampa, FL April 2022 Notes: Moderated Poster Session.

Isserman RS, Cheung J, DVarallo D, Cafone J, Lee J, Chiotos K, Metjian TA, Muhly WT, Swami S, Baldwin K, Tan JM: Increasing cefazolin use for perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in penicillin-allergic children. Pediatrics 149(3): e2021050694, March 2022.

Elliott E, Isserman R: Pediatric preoperative fasting guidelines. Pediatric Anesthesia Article of the Day January 2022.

Frykholm P, Disma N, Andersson H, Beck C, Bouvet L, Cercueil E, Elliott E, Hofmann J, Isserman R, Klaucane A, Kuhn F, de Queiroz Siqueira M, Rosen D, Rudolph D, Schmidt AR, Schmitz A, Stocki D, Sumpelmann R, Stricker PA, Thomas M, Veyckemans F, Afshari A: Preoperative fasting in children: guideline from the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care. Eur J Anaesthesiol 39(1): 4-25, January 2022.

Isserman R: Embryology of the airways and lungs. Open Anesthesia, Chatterjee D, 2022 Notes: in press.

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