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

Yeung T, Chiotos K, Graham K, Wolfe HA, Niles DE, Nadkarni VM, Kilbaugh TJ, Berg RA, Topjian AA, Sutton RM, Morgan RW: Incidence of bacteremia following pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, 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.

Kienzle M, Morgan RW, Landis WP, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ, Wolfe HA, Topjian AA, Sutton RM : Shorter epinephrine dosing intervals improve neurologic outcome from pediatric cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Morgan RW, Yeung T, Himebauch AS, Conlon TW, Glau CL, Landis WP, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ, Sutton RM, Topjian AA: Brain natriuretic peptide levels and outcomes after pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Morgan RW, Yeung T, Landis WP, Graham K, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Weiss SL, Kilbaugh TJ, Topjian AA, Sutton RM: Post-arrest inflammatory markers and outcomes from pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Landis WP, Reeder RW, Morgan RW, Meert KL, Yates AR, Berger JT, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Dean M, Naim MN, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute ICU RESUScitation Project Investigators: Variability in the science of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Compression rate calculation methods. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA

Slovis JC, Morgan RW, Marquez AM, Mavroudis CD, Roberts AL, Landis WP, Delso N, Lin Y, Ko T, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Kilbaugh TJ: Effect of epinephrine versus vasopressin rescue on cerebral blood flow during CPR. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: STAR Research Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Morgan RW, Yeung T, Yehya N, Landis WP, Graham K, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ, Topjian AA, Sutton RM: Influence of peri-arrest corticosteroid exposure on pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Sutton RM, Morgan RW, Landis WP, Yeung T, Reeder RW, Meert KL, Yates AR, Berger JT, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Dean JM, Naim MN, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute ICU RESUScitation Project Investigators: End-tidal carbon dioxide to identify return of spontaneous circulation during pediatric cardiac arrest Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: STAR Research Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Morgan RW, Topjian AT, Wang Y, Atkin NJ, Kilbaugh TJ, McGowan FX, Berg RA, Mercer-Rosa L, Sutton RM, Himebauch AS: Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest associated with pulmonary hypertension: A common pathophysiology. Resuscitation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Resuscitation Science Symposium November 2018, Chicago, IL.

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Last updated: 11/16/2018
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