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Enterovirus D68 Infection in an Adult.

Am J Crit Care 2016 Mar;25(2):178-80

Nicholas S. Ward is an attending physician, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, and an associate professor, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Brenna L. Hughes is an associate professor, Warren Alpert Medical School, and director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island. Leonard A. Mermel is an attending physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Rhode Island Hospital, and a professor, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4037/ajcc2016955DOI Listing
March 2016

Critical Care Beds and Resource Utilization: Current Trends and Controversies.

Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2015 Dec 23;36(6):914-20. Epub 2015 Nov 23.

Division of Critical Care, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York.

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December 2015

Provider to patient ratios for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in critical care units.

Am J Crit Care 2015 May;24(3):e16-21

Ruth Kleinpell is director, Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship, Rush University Medical Center; professor, Rush University College of Nursing; and acute care nurse practitioner, Rush Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois. Nicholas S. Ward is an intensivist at Rhode Island Hospital and an associate professor of medicine at Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Lynn A. Kelso is an assistant professor, University of Kentucky College of Nursing, and an acute care nurse practitioner, Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. Fred P. Mollenkopf, Jr is a physician assistant, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute, Lansing, Michigan. Douglas Houghton is an acute care nurse practitioner in the trauma intensive care unit, Jackson Health System, Miami Florida.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4037/ajcc2015274DOI Listing
May 2015

Intensivist-to-patient ratios in ICUs: is there a number?

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2015 Apr;28(2):172-9

aDivision of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital bCenter for Quality, and Section of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University of Chicago.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACO.0000000000000170DOI Listing
April 2015

The functional neuroimaging correlates of psychogenic versus organic dystonia.

Brain 2013 Mar;136(Pt 3):770-81

UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London, Royal Free campus, Clinical Neurosciences, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/awt008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3580272PMC
March 2013

Perceived effects of attending physician workload in academic medical intensive care units: a national survey of training program directors.

Crit Care Med 2012 Feb;40(2):400-5

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Brown/Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0b013e318232d997DOI Listing
February 2012

Implementing a collaborative protocol in a sepsis intervention program: lessons learned.

Lung 2011 Feb 16;189(1):11-9. Epub 2010 Nov 16.

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-010-9266-zDOI Listing
February 2011

Using serial severity scores to predict death in ICU patients: a validation study and review of the literature.

Curr Opin Crit Care 2009 Dec;15(6):578-82

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCC.0b013e328332f50cDOI Listing
December 2009

The compensatory anti-inflammatory response syndrome (CARS) in critically ill patients.

Clin Chest Med 2008 Dec;29(4):617-25, viii

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 593 Eddy Street, APC 707, Providence, RI 02912, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccm.2008.06.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2786900PMC
December 2008

Clinical concise review: Mechanical ventilation of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Crit Care Med 2008 May;36(5):1614-9

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0b013e318170f0f3DOI Listing
May 2008

Perceptions of cost constraints, resource limitations, and rationing in United States intensive care units: results of a national survey.

Crit Care Med 2008 Feb;36(2):471-6

Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0B013E3181629511DOI Listing
February 2008

Nonconsented human immunodeficiency virus testing among critically ill patients: intensivists' practices and the influence of state laws.

Arch Intern Med 2007 Nov;167(21):2323-8

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Dr, 711 Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinte.167.21.2323DOI Listing
November 2007

Development of an e-mail database of US intensive care physicians.

J Crit Care 2007 Mar;22(1):28-31

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2006.12.006DOI Listing
March 2007

Rationing and critical care medicine.

Crit Care Med 2007 Feb;35(2 Suppl):S102-5

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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February 2007

Rationing critical care medicine: recent studies and current trends.

Authors:
Nicholas S Ward

Curr Opin Crit Care 2005 Dec;11(6):629-32

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA.

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December 2005

The accuracy of clinical information systems.

Authors:
Nicholas S Ward

J Crit Care 2004 Dec;19(4):221-5

Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St. APC 707, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2004.09.005DOI Listing
December 2004

A death worth dying for.

Med Care 2004 May;42(5):406-7

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.mlr.0000125694.60346.b7DOI Listing
May 2004

Using computers for intensive care unit research.

Authors:
Nicholas S Ward

Respir Care 2004 May;49(5):518-24

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, 02903, USA.

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May 2004

Blood transfusion practice today.

Crit Care Clin 2004 Apr;20(2):179-86

Neurointensive Care Unit, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Medical School, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2003.12.004DOI Listing
April 2004

Comparison of a commercially available clinical information system with other methods of measuring critical care outcomes data.

J Crit Care 2004 Mar;19(1):10-5

Medical Intensive Care Unit, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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March 2004

Successful determination of lower inflection point and maximal compliance in a population of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Crit Care Med 2002 May;30(5):963-8

Brown University School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00003246-200205000-00002DOI Listing
May 2002

Steroid therapy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Med Health R I 2002 Feb;85(2):52-5

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, USA.

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February 2002

End of life issues in the critically ill.

Med Health R I 2002 Feb;85(2):60-2

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St., Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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February 2002

Effects of prone position ventilation in ARDS. An evidence-based review of the literature.

Authors:
Nicholas S Ward

Crit Care Clin 2002 Jan;18(1):35-44

Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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January 2002