Theme 1: Modeling of Critical Care Syndromes, Life Support Interventions and Patient-Important Outcomes

Project Investigator(s)
Survey on Severe Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure and Rescue Strategies Ognjen Gajic, M.D., Richard A. Oeckler, M.D., Ph.D., Sonal R. Pannu, M.B.B.S., Pablo Moreno Franco, M.D., and Rabe Elias Alhurani, M.B.B.S. (Refractory Hypoxemia Study Group)
Simulation Modeling of Acute Lung Injury and Multiple Organ Failure Guangxi Li, M.D., Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, M.D., Rolf Hubmayr, M.D. and Ognjen Gajic, M.D. (in collaboration with Philips Research North America)
Acute Kidney Injury Registry Kianoush B. Kashani, M.D.
Acute Kidney Injury Sniffer
Polymyxin Hemoperfusion for Sepsis
Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury (Sapphire Trial)
Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury (REAL Trial)
Noninvasive Measurement of Central Venous Pressure in the Critically Ill: Early Focused Echocardiography in the Resuscitation of Septic Shock Hiroshi Sekiguchi, M.D.
Noninvasive Measurement of Central Venous Pressure in Hemodialysis Patients
Critical Care Ultrasonography in Patients With Respiratory Failure
Training of Physicians in Critical Care Ultrasonography
Ultrasonological Findings of Evolving Acute Lung Injury and Pulmonary Edema
Smart Scheduling for Critical Care Providers Using Modeling and Simulation Yue Dong, M.D., and Ognjen Gajic, M.D.
Time-Motion Observational Study of Multidisciplinary Intensive Care Unit Rounding in a Teaching Hospital Equipped With a Comprehensive Electronic Health Record Yue Dong, M.D., and Brian W. Pickering, M.B., B.Ch.
Code Status in the Intensive Care Unit Kianoush B. Kashani, M.D., and Michael E. Wilson, M.D.
Qualitative End-of-Life Research in the Intensive Care Unit Michael E. Wilson, M.D.
SHARP: Severe Hypoxemia Algorithmic Rescue Protocol Sonal G. Rachmale, MBBS
Feasibility of Barthel Index Collected Through Electronic Medical Record as a Long-Term Assessment of Functional Status in Critically Ill Survivors Michelle Biehl, M.D.; Ognjen Gajic, M.D.; Guangxi Li, M.D.
Long-Term Survival, Functional Status and Quality-Adjusted Survival of Patients Admitted With Acute Respiratory Failure to the Intensive Care Unit in the Community: A Cohort Study Michelle Biehl, M.D.; Ognjen Gajic, M.D.; Rahul Kashyap, MBBS; Guangxi Li, M.D.; Jeff A. Sloan, Ph.D.; Gregory A. Wilson, R.R.T.
LIPS Study (Aim 3): Long-Term Quality of Life, Functional Status, Cognitive Impairment and Depression of Patients at High Risk for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome on Hospital Admission Michelle Biehl, M.D.; Ognjen Gajic, M.D.; Rahul Kashyap, MBBS; Guangxi Li, M.D.; Martin K. Reriani, M.B., Ch.B.
Cognitive Impairment in Critically Ill Survivors Michelle Biehl, M.D.; Sean M. Caples, D.O.; Ognjen Gajic, M.D.; Guangxi Li, M.D.; Teng Moua, M.D.; David (Alex) A. Teeters, M.D.
Effect of 24-Hour Mandatory Versus On-Demand Critical Care Specialist Presence on Long-Term Survival and Quality of Life of Critically Ill Patients in the Intensive Care Unit of a Teaching Hospital Michelle Biehl, M.D.; Ognjen Gajic, M.D.; Michael Malinchoc; Martin K. Reriani, M.B., Ch.B.
Prediction of Critical Illness in Elderly Outpatients: A Population-Based Study Michelle Biehl, M.D.; Stephen S. Cha; Rajeev Chaudhry, MBBS; Ognjen Gajic, M.D.; Paul Y. Takahashi, M.D.
Acupuncture Guangxi Li, M.D.