Matthew P Kirschen, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant 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
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-7430
B.S. (Neuroscience)
Brandeis University , 2000.
Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
Stanford University School of Medicine , 2006.
M.D. (Medicine)
Stanford University School of Medicine, 2007.
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Selected Publications

Kirschen MP, Snyder M, Smith K, Lourie K, Agarway K, Didonato P, Doll A, Zhang B, Mensinger J, Shea J, Ichord R, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA: Inter-rater reliability of a new pediatric modification to the "Glasgow Coma Scale at 40" in the pediatric intensive care unit. Annual Meeting of Child Neurology Society October 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society, October 15-18, 2018, Chicago, IL.

Lewis A, Bernat JL, Blosser S, Bonnie RJ, Epstein LG, Hutchins J, Kirschen MP, Rubin M, Russell JA, Sattin JA, Wijdicks EFM, Greer DM: Author response: An interdisciplinary response to contemporary concerns about brain death determination. Neurology 91(11): 536-538, September 2018.

Kirschen MP, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA: Letter to the Editor: Authors reply. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(7): 696-697, July 2018 Notes: letter to the editor in response to an editorial written about our article in PCCM in April 2018 – Survey of bedside clinical neurologic assessments in US PICUs.

DiDonato P, Lourie K, Agarwal K, Snyder M, Kraus B, Madu C, Topjian AA, Kirschen MP: Improving neurologic assessments in the PICU. American Association of Critical Care Nurses May 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, May 2018, Boston, MA.

Kirschen MP, Snyder M, Winters M, Ichord R, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA: Survey of bedside clinical neurologic assessments in US PICUs. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(4): 339-344, April 2018.

Yuan I, Topjian AT, Kirschen MP, Abend NS, Chen SL, Huh JW, Kurth CD: Isoelectric EEG events in young children under general anesthesia. International Anesthesia Research Society April 2018 Notes: Poster presentation at the International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium, April 28 – May 1, 2018, Chicago, Illinois.

Press CA, Kirschen M, LaRovere K, Risen S, Guilliams K, Chung M, Griffith J, Lee J, Peariso K, Ducharme-Crevier L, Alpern E, Shah S, Hall M, Wainwright MS: Variation in treatment and outcomes of children with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. American Academy of Neurology April 2018 Notes: Poster presentation at the American Academy of Neurology 70th Annual Meeting, April 21 to April 27, 2018, Los Angeles, CA.

Watt K, Kirschen MP, Friedlander JA: Evaluating the inpatient pediatric ethical consultation service. Hospital Pediatrics 8(3), March 2018.

Russell JA, Epstein LG, Bonnie RJ, Conwit R, Graf WD, Kirschen MP, Kurek JA, Larriviere DG, Pascuzzi RM, Rizzo M Sattin JA, Simmons Z, Taylor L, Tsou A, Williams MA on behalf of the Ethics Law, and Humanities Committee: Lawful physician-hastened death. Neurology 90(9): 420-422, February 2018.

Kirschen M, Adams N, Chopra A, Lewis A: Use of ancillary tests when determining brain death in pediatric patients in the United States. Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

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