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

Nickel A, Jiang S, Napolitano N, Saeki K, Hirahara H, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Impact of skin color on accuracy of capillary refill time measurement by pulse oximeter. Resuscitation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Resuscitation Science Symposium 2018, Chicago, IL.

Nickel A, Jiang S, Napolitano N, Saeki K, Hirahara H, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Impact of skin color on accuracy of capillary refill time measurement by pulse oximeter. Circulation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at the AHA/ReSS Science Symposium 2018, Chicago, IL.

Gradidge EA, Bakar A, Tellez D, Ruppe M, Tallent S, Bird G, Lavin N, Lee A, Nadkarni VM, Adu-Darko M, Bain J, Biagas K, Branca A, Breuer RK, Brown C, Bysani K, Emeriaud G, Gangadharan S, Giuliano JS, Howell JD, Krawiec C, Lee JH, Li S, Meyer K, Miksa M, Napolitano N, Nett S, Nuthall G, Orioles A, Owen EB, Parker MM, Parsons S, Polikoff LA, Rehder K, Saito O, Sanders RC, Shenoi A, Simon DW, Skippen PW, Tarquinio K, Thompson A, Toedt-Pingel I, Walson K, Nishisaki A; For National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEARKIDS) Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI): Safety of tracheal intubation in the presence of cardiac disease in paediatric ICUs. Cardiology in the Young 28(7): 928-937, July 2018.

Kojima T, Harwayne-Gidansky I, Shenoi AN, Owen EB, Napolitano N, Rehder KJ, Adu-Darko MA, Nett ST, Spear D, Meyer K, Giuliano JS Jr, Tarquinio KM, Sanders RC Jr, Lee JH, Simon DW, Vanderford PA, Lee AY, Brown CA 3rd, Skippen PW, Breuer RK, Toedt-Pingel I, Parsons SJ, Gradidge EA, Glater LB, Culver K, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A; National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI): Cricoid pressure during induction for tracheal intubation in critically ill children: A Report from National Emergency Airway Registry for Children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(6): 528-537, June 2018.

Walker S, Conlon TW, Zhang B, Mensinger J, Fitzgerald JC, Himebauch A, Glau C, Nishisaki A, Ranjit S, Nadkarni VM, Weiss SL: Application of clinical signs to differentiate warm versus cold pediatric septic shock. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting May 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at PAS Meeting, May 2018, Toronto, Canada.

Ozawa Y, Ades A, Foglia E, DeMeo S, Barry J, Sawyer T, Singh N, Glass K, Jung P, Quek BH, Johnston L, Kim J, Napolitano N, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Medication given for intubation decreases adverse tracheal intubation associated events in the neonatal intensive care unit. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting May 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at PAS Meeting, May 2018, Toronto, Canada.

Gabrani A, Kojima T, Sanders RC, Shenoi A, Montgomery V, Parson s SJ, Gangadharan S, Nett S, Napolitano N, Tarquinio K, Simon DW, Lee A, Emeriaud G, Adu-Darko M, Giuliano JS, Meyer K, Graciano AL, Turner DA, Krawiec C, Bakar AM, Polikoff LA, Parker M, Culver K, Harwayne-Gidansky I, Crulli B, Vanderford P, Breuer RK, Gradidge E, Branca A, Grater-Welt LB, Tellez D, Wright LV, Pinto M, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A, for the National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) collaborators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI): Downward trend in pediatric resident laryngoscopy participation in pediatric ICUs. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5): e242-e250, May 2018.

Bruins B, Struyk B, Fiadjoe J, Peeples K, Hsu G, Garcia-Marcinkiewicz A, Kodavatigani R, Ward C, Kraus B, Madu C, Parycz J, Nishisaki A: Implementation of a difficult airway bundle in the main OR CHOP Patient Safety Day May 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at CHOP Patient Safety Day, May 8, 2018, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

Glau CL, Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Yehya N, Weiss SL, Berg RA. Nishisaki A: Progressive diaphragm atrophy in pediatric acute respiratory failure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5): 406-411, May 2018.

Sawyer T, Nishisaki A: Intraosseous access during newborn resuscitation: It may be fast, but is it safe. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5): 499-501, May 2018 Notes: Editorial.

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