Akira Nishisaki, MD, MSCE

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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
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dept. of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Division of Critical Care, Main Bldg, Suite 8566
34th & Civic Center Blvd.,
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
Fax: 215-590-4327
Education:
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, 1995.
MSCE (Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Pham J, Sanders R, Malone M, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Tracheal intubation associated events during reintubation after unplanned extubation in the PICU. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Watanabe I, Kaiho Y, Rangarajan V, Rehder K, Li S, Polikoff L, Kamat P, Pinto M, Nett, S, Jarvis D, Culver K, Thompson A, Shults J, Napolitano N, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Cumulative sum (CUSUM) approach to describe tracheal intubation safety bundles uptake in PICU Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Conway J, Kharayat P, Sanders R, Nett S, Weiss SL, Edwards L, Page-Goertz C, Zeqo J, Kirby A, Krawiec C, Polikoff L, Turner D, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Ketamine use in tracheal intubation and adverse hemodynamic events. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Walker S, Conlon T, Zhang B, Mensinger J, Fitzgerald J, Himebauch A, Glau C, Nishisaki A, Ranjit S, Nadkarni V, Weiss SL: Targeting vasoactives to warm versus cold pediatric septic shock. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Lindell R, Fitzgerald JC, Nishisaki A, Traynor D, Weiss SL: Predictive validity of mortality prediction scores in pediatric severe sepsis and septic shock. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Lindell R, Nishisaki A, Weiss SL, Traynor D, Fitzgerald JC: Risk of mortality in immunocompromised children with severe sepsis and septic shock. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Glau GL, Conlon TW, Yehya N, Weiss SL, Himebauch AD, Nishisaki A: Pediatric diaphragm atrophy is associated with prolonged non-invasive support following extubation. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Star Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Kirschen MP, Francoeur C, Murphy M, Traynor D, Zhang B, Mensinger J, Topjian AA, Berg RA, Nishisaki A, Morrison WE: Epidemiology of brain death in pediatric intensive care units in the United States. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Kharayat P, Conway J, Sanders R, Nett S, Zeqo J, Weiss SL, Edwards L, Kirby A, Krawiec C, Page Goertz C, Polikoff L, Turner D, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Dose effect of ketamine on hemodynamic outcomes among critically ill children with and without shock. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Whalen, A, Kharayat P, Merves M, Boyer DL, Nishisaki A: An approach to validating a check list for pediatric bag-mask ventilation competence using simulation Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

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Last updated: 11/16/2018
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