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Research Output 1987 2018

2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Deceptive defences: rethinking safety interventions in complex adaptive systems

Wahr, J. A. & Catchpole, K., Dec 1 2018, In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 121, 6, p. 1196-1198 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Safety

Prevention of Thrombophlebitis in Peripheral Intravenous Catheters: The Butterfly Effect

Chau, C. T., Prielipp, R. C. & Wahr, J. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 127, 6, p. 1287-1288 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Butterflies
Thrombophlebitis
Catheters
2017

Even a child of four could do it!

Wahr, J. A. & Thomas, J. J., Jun 1 2017, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 124, 6, p. 1758-1759 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

4 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying variability in mental models within and between disciplines caring for the cardiac surgical patient

Brown, E. K. H., Harder, K. A., Apostolidou, I., Wahr, J. A., Shook, D. C., Farivar, R. S., Perry, T. E. & Konia, M. R., Jul 1 2017, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 125, 1, p. 29-37 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Intensive Care Units
Operating Tables
Delphi Technique
17 Citations (Scopus)

Medication safety in the operating room: Literature and expert-based recommendations

Wahr, J. A., Abernathy, J. H., Lazarra, E. H., Keebler, J. R., Wall, M. H., Lynch, I., Wolfe, R. & Cooper, R. L., Jan 1 2017, In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 118, 1, p. 32-43 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Medication Errors
Operating Rooms
Safety
Anesthesia
Guidelines

Patient Safety in the Cardiac Operating Room

Wahr, J. A., Bowdle, T. A. & Nussmeier, N. A., Dec 6 2017, Kaplan's Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery. Elsevier Inc., p. 594-606 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Operating Rooms
Patient Safety

The PLAIN truth: Caring for the amish: What every anesthesiologist should know

Prielipp, R. C. & Wahr, J. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 124, 5, p. 1387-1388 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Amish
Anesthesiologists
2015
9 Citations (Scopus)

Human factors analysis of a near-miss event: Oxygen supply failure during cardiopulmonary bypass

Spiess, B. D., Rotruck, J., McCarthy, H., Suarez-Wincosci, O., Kasirajan, V., Wahr, J. A. & Shappell, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 29, 1, p. 204-209 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Equipment Failure
Blood Gas Analysis
Oximetry
Patient Safety
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
5 Citations (Scopus)

Locating Errors Through Networked Surveillance: A Multimethod Approach to Peer Assessment, Hazard Identification, and Prioritization of Patient Safety Efforts in Cardiac Surgery

Thompson, D. A., Marsteller, J. A., Pronovost, P. J., Gurses, A., Lubomski, L. H., Goeschel, C. A., Gosbee, J. W., Wahr, J. & Martinez, E. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 11, 3, p. 143-151 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Safety
Thoracic Surgery
Operating Rooms
Research Personnel
Applied Psychology
5 Citations (Scopus)

Safety culture in cardiac surgical teams: Data from five programs and national surgical comparison

Marsteller, J. A., Wen, M., Hsu, Y. J., Bauer, L. C., Schwann, N. M., Young, C. J., Sanchez, J. A., Errett, N. A., Gurses, A. P., Thompson, D. A., Wahr, J. A. & Martinez, E. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 100, 6, p. 2182-2189 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety Management
Patient Safety
Anesthesiology
Health Services Research
Climate
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Intensive Care Unit Medication Errors Reported to the United States’ MedMarx and the United Kingdom's National Reporting and Learning System: A Cross-sectional Study

Wahr, J. A., Shore, A. D., Harris, L. H., Rogers, P., Panesar, S., Matthew, L., Pronovost, P. J., Cleary, K. & Pham, J. C., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 29, 1, p. 61-69 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Errors
Intensive Care Units
Cross-Sectional Studies
Learning
Patient Harm
2 Citations (Scopus)

Crisis management of malignant hyperthermia in the OR

Seifert, P. C., Wahr, J. A., Pace, M., Cochrane, A. B. & Bagnola, A. J., Jan 1 2014, In : AORN Journal. 100, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malignant Hyperthermia
Operating Rooms
Anesthetics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Focus: The society of cardiovascular anesthesiologists' initiative to improve quality and safety in the cardiovascular operating room

Barbeito, A., Lau, W. T., Weitzel, N., Abernathy, J. H., Wahr, J. A. & Mark, J. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 119, 4, p. 777-783 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operating Rooms
Safety
Human Engineering
Thoracic Surgery
Industrial Psychology
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental hygiene in the operating room: Cleanliness, godliness, and reality

Wahr, J. A. & Abernathy, J. H., Jan 21 2013, In : International Anesthesiology Clinics. 51, 1, p. 93-104 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equipment Contamination
Equipment Design
Operating Rooms
Patient Safety
Cross Infection
108 Citations (Scopus)

Patient safety in the cardiac operating room: Human factors and teamwork: A scientific statement from the american heart association

Wahr, J. A., Prager, R. L., Abernathy, J. H., Martinez, E. A., Salas, E., Seifert, P. C., Groom, R. C., Spiess, B. D., Searles, B. E., Sundt, T. M., Sanchez, J. A., Shappell, S. A., Culig, M. H., Lazzara, E. H., Fitzgerald, D. C., Thourani, V. H., Eghtesady, P., Ikonomidis, J. S., England, M. R., Sellke, F. W. & 1 others, Nussmeier, N. A., Sep 3 2013, In : Circulation. 128, 10, p. 1139-1169 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
10 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebral oximetry during cardiac surgery: The association between cerebral oxygen saturation and perioperative patient variables

Apostolidou, I., Morrissette, G., Sarwar, M. F., Konia, M. R., Kshettry, V. R., Wahr, J. A., Lobbestael, A. A. & Nussmeier, N. A., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 26, 6, p. 1015-1021 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oximetry
Thoracic Surgery
Oxygen
Length of Stay
Hematocrit
27 Citations (Scopus)

Development and validation of a cerebral oximeter capable of absolute accuracy

MacLeod, D. B., Ikeda, K., Vacchiano, C., Lobbestael, A., Wahr, J. A. & Shaw, A. D., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 26, 6, p. 1007-1014 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Validation Studies
Calibration
Oximetry
Normal Distribution
Volunteers
21 Citations (Scopus)

Toward Improving Patient Safety Through Voluntary Peer-to-Peer Assessment

Hudson, D. W., Holzmueller, C. G., Pronovost, P. J., Gianci, S. J., Pate, Z. T., Wahr, J., Heitmiller, E. S., Thompson, D. A., Martinez, E. A., Marsteller, J. A., Gurses, A. P., Lubomski, L. H., Goeschel, C. A. & Pham, J. C., May 1 2012, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 27, 3, p. 201-209 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Safety
Delivery of Health Care
Industry
Learning
Process Assessment (Health Care)
2010
14 Citations (Scopus)

Bring your life into FOCUS!

Spiess, B. D., Wahr, J. A. & Nussmeier, N. A., Jan 1 2010, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 110, 2, p. 283-287 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Safety Management
Medical Errors
Anesthesiology
12 Citations (Scopus)

Partial intra-aortic occlusion improves perfusion deficits and infarct size following focal cerebral ischemia

Noor, R., Wang, C. X., Todd, K., Elliott, C., Wahr, J. & Shuaib, A., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Neuroimaging. 20, 3, p. 272-276 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Brain Ischemia
Perfusion
Metalloproteases
Infarction
2009
33 Citations (Scopus)

Partial occlusion of the descending aorta increases cerebral blood flow in a nonstroke porcine model

Hammer, M., Jovin, T., Wahr, J. A. & Heiss, W. D., Sep 1 2009, In : Cerebrovascular Diseases. 28, 4, p. 406-410 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrovascular Circulation
Thoracic Aorta
Swine
Catheters
Perfusion
2007
130 Citations (Scopus)

The PROXIMAL Trial: Proximal Protection During Saphenous Vein Graft Intervention Using the Proxis Embolic Protection System. A Randomized, Prospective, Multicenter Clinical Trial

Mauri, L., Cox, D., Hermiller, J., Massaro, J., Wahr, J. A., Tay, S. W., Jonas, M., Popma, J. J., Pavliska, J., Wahr, D. & Rogers, C., Oct 9 2007, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 50, 15, p. 1442-1449 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saphenous Vein
Multicenter Studies
Clinical Trials
Transplants
Confidence Intervals
2003
5 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical potential of blood substitutes or oxygen therapeutics during cardiac surgery

Wahr, J. A., Jan 1 2003, In : Anesthesiology Clinics of North America. 21, 3, p. 553-568 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Blood Substitutes
Thoracic Surgery
Oxygen
Hepatitis C
South Africa
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of blood ordering algorithms [17] (multiple letters)

Karger, R., Kretschmer, V., Wahr, J. A. & Greenfield, M. L., Sep 1 2003, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 97, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Blood Banks
Prescription Drugs
Blood Transfusion
37 Citations (Scopus)
Blood Transfusion
Hematocrit
Operating Rooms
Appointments and Schedules
Operative Surgical Procedures
2002
Thoracic Surgery
Oxygen
Therapeutics
Animal Models
Gases
150 Citations (Scopus)

Polymerized bovine hemoglobin solution as a replacement for allogeneic red blood cell transfusion after cardiac surgery: Results of a randomized, double-blind trial

Levy, J. H., Goodnough, L. T., Greilich, P. E., Parr, G. V. S., Stewart, R. W., Gratz, I., Wahr, J., Williams, J., Comunale, M. E., Doblar, D., Silvay, G., Cohen, M., Jahr, J. S. & Vlahakes, G. J., Jul 1 2002, In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 124, 1, p. 35-42 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erythrocyte Transfusion
Thoracic Surgery
Erythrocytes
Oxygen
Conservation of Natural Resources
137 Citations (Scopus)

The use of bovine hemoglobin glutamer-250 (Hemopure®) in surgical patients: Results of a multicenter, randomized, single-blinded trial

Sprung, J., Kindscher, J. D., Wahr, J. A., Levy, J. H., Monk, T. G., Moritz, M. W. & O'Hara, P. J., Jan 1 2002, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 94, 4, p. 799-808 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methemoglobin
HBOC 201
Hospitalization
Trigger Points
Cell Degranulation
2001
28 Citations (Scopus)

Allosteric modification of oxygen delivery by hemoglobin

Wahr, J. A., Gerber, M., Venitz, J. & Baliga, N., Jan 1 2001, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 92, 3, p. 615-620 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemoglobins
Oxygen
Placebos
Creatinine
Pharmaceutical Preparations
64 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of postoperative atrial fibrillation on length of stay after cardiac surgery (the postoperative atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery study [PACS2])

Kim, M. H., Deeb, G. M., Morady, F., Bruckman, D., Hallock, L. R., Smith, K. A., Karavite, D. J., Bolling, S. F., Pagani, F. D., Wahr, J. A., Sonnad, S. S., Kazanjian, P. E., Watts, C., Williams, M. & Eagle, K. A., Apr 1 2001, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 87, 7, p. 881-885 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Fibrillation
Thoracic Surgery
Length of Stay
Critical Pathways
Costs and Cost Analysis
2000
1 Citation (Scopus)

Blood substitutes

Wahr, J. A. & Tremper, K. K., Jan 1 2000, In : Problems in Anesthesia. 12, 1, p. 82-93 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Blood Substitutes
Emulsions
Hemoglobins
Clinical Trials
Oxygen
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of propofol with and without EDTA on haemodynamics and calcium and magnesium homeostasis during and after cardiac surgery

Wahr, J., Vender, J., Gilbert, H. C., Spiess, B., Horrow, J. C. & Maddi, R., Dec 1 2000, In : Intensive Care Medicine. 26, 9993

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propofol
Magnesium
Thoracic Surgery
Homeostasis
Hemodynamics
101 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the thromboresistivity of chemical sensors via nitric oxide release: Fabrication and in vivo evaluation of NO-releasing oxygen-sensing catheters

Schoenfisch, M. H., Mowery, K. A., Rader, M. V., Baliga, N., Wahr, J. A. & Meyerhoff, M. E., Mar 15 2000, In : Analytical Chemistry. 72, 6, p. 1119-1126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catheters
Chemical sensors
Nitric Oxide
Oxygen
Fabrication
1999
38 Citations (Scopus)

More biocompatible electrochemical sensors using nitric oxide release polymers

Mowery, K. A., Schoenfisch, M. H., Baliga, N., Wahr, J. A. & Meyerhoff, M. E., Jul 1 1999, In : Electroanalysis. 11, 10-11, p. 681-686 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrochemical sensors
Nitric oxide
Polymers
Nitric Oxide
Amperometric sensors
92 Citations (Scopus)

Preoperative serum potassium levels and perioperative outcomes in cardiac surgery patients

Wahr, J. A., Parks, R., Boisvert, D., Comunale, M., Fabian, J., Ramsay, J. & Mangano, D. T., Jun 16 1999, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 281, 23, p. 2203-2210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thoracic Surgery
Cardiac Arrhythmias
Potassium
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Serum
1998

Blood substitutes in cardiac surgery

Wahr, J. A. & Tremper, K. K., Jan 1 1998, In : Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2, 4, p. 272-282 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Substitutes
Thoracic Surgery
Fluorocarbons
Hemoglobins
Erythrocytes
18 Citations (Scopus)

Impaired neuroendocrine response mediates refractoriness to cardiopulmonary resuscitation in spinal anesthesia

Rosenberg, J. M., Wortsman, J., Wahr, J. A., Cryer, P. E. & Gomez-Sanchez, C. E., Apr 8 1998, In : Critical Care Medicine. 26, 3, p. 533-537 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Anesthesia
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Heart Arrest
Epinephrine
Catecholamines
85 Citations (Scopus)

Improved protamine-sensitive membrane electrode for monitoring heparin concentrations in whole blood via protamine titration

Ramamurthy, N., Baliga, N., Wahr, J. A., Schaller, U., Yang, V. C. & Meyerhoff, M. E., Apr 8 1998, In : Clinical Chemistry. 44, 3, p. 606-613 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protamines
Titration
Heparin
Electrodes
Blood
35 Citations (Scopus)

Myocardial ischaemia in anaemic patients

Wahr, J. A., Dec 22 1998, In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 81, SUPPL. 1, p. 10-15 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal Disease Models
Blood Transfusion
Myocardial Ischemia
Anemia
Dogs
1997
38 Citations (Scopus)
MELAS Syndrome
Cochlear Implantation
Anesthetics
Anesthesia
8 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of a blood-salvaging device on blood containing a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier, HBOC-201

Wahr, J. A., Anderson, M. M., Giacherio, D. A., Hallock, L., Gawryl, M. S., Lansden, C. & Tremper, K. K., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 11, 1, p. 10-12 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemoglobins
Equipment and Supplies
Operative Blood Salvage
HBOC 201
Healthy Volunteers
1996
20 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracy and precision of a new, portable, handheld blood gas analyzer, the IRMA®

Wahr, J. A., Lau, W., Tremper, K. K., Hallock, L. & Smith, K., Jul 1 1996, In : Journal of Clinical Monitoring. 12, 4, p. 317-324 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gases
Point-of-Care Systems
Blood Gas Analysis
Lakes
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
27 Citations (Scopus)

A new method of measuring heparin levels in whole blood by protamine titration using a heparin-responsive electrochemical sensor

Wahr, J. A., Yun, J. H., Yang, V. C., Lai Ming Lee, M. L., Fu, B. & Meyerhoff, M. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 10, 4, p. 447-450 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protamines
Heparin
Carbon Monoxide
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Hepcon
76 Citations (Scopus)

A pilot study of the effects of a perflubron emulsion, AF 0104, on mixed venous oxygen tension in anesthetized surgical patients

Wahr, J. A., Trouwborst, A., Spence, R. K., Henny, C. P., Cernaianu, A. C., Graziano, G. P., Tremper, K. K., Flaim, K. E., Keipert, P. E., Faithfull, N. S. & Clymer, J. J., Jan 18 1996, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 82, 1, p. 103-107 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemodilution
Oxygen
Emulsions
Hemodynamics
Oxygen Consumption
40 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular responses during sedation after coronary revascularization: Incidence of myocardial ischemia and hemodynamic episodes with propofol versus midazolam

Wahr, J. A., Plunkett, J. J., Ramsay, J. G., Reeves, J., Jain, U., Ley, C., Wilson, R. & Mangano, D. T., Jun 26 1996, In : Anesthesiology. 84, 6, p. 1350-1360 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Midazolam
Propofol
Myocardial Ischemia
Hemodynamics
Incidence
71 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical evaluation of a prototype motion artifact resistant pulse oximeter in the recovery room

Dumas, C., Wahr, J. A. & Tremper, K. K., Aug 16 1996, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 83, 2, p. 269-272 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recovery Room
Artifacts
Pulse
Oximetry
Equipment and Supplies
28 Citations (Scopus)

Coronary perfusion pressure during cardiopulmonary resuscitation after spinal anesthesia in dogs

Rosenberg, J. M., Wahr, J. A., Sung, C. H., Oh, Y. S. & Gilligan, L. J., Jan 18 1996, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 82, 1, p. 84-87 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Anesthesia
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Epinephrine
Perfusion
Dogs
14 Citations (Scopus)

Dichloroacetate enhanced myocardial functional recovery post-ischemia: ATP and NADH recovery

Wahr, J. A., Olszanski, D., Childs, K. F. & Bolling, S. F., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 63, 1, p. 220-224 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

NAD
Ischemia
Adenosine Triphosphate
Reperfusion
Salts
159 Citations (Scopus)

Near-infrared spectroscopy: Theory and applications

Wahr, J. A., Tremper, K. K., Samra, S. & Delpy, D. T., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 10, 3, p. 406-418 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Oximetry
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
Ear
Pulse
Spectrum Analysis
8 Citations (Scopus)

Polyionic drug-sensitive membrane electrodes: Principles and practice

Fu, B., Yun, J. H., Wahr, J., Meyerhoff, M. E. & Yang, V. C., Oct 11 1996, In : Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 21, 3, p. 215-223 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Protamines
Heparin
Electrodes
Membranes
Pharmaceutical Preparations