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Christopher J.L. Newth, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics
CHL Mail Stop 12 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 2557

Publications

Pseudomonas aeruginosa and post-tracheotomy bacterial respiratory tract infection readmissions. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 Apr 25. View in: PubMed

Factors Associated with Bleeding and Thrombosis in Children Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar 22. View in: PubMed

Volume and Pressure Delivery During Pediatric High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb 16. View in: PubMed

Change in Oxygen Consumption Following Inhalation of Albuterol in Comparison with Levalbuterol in Healthy Adult Volunteers. Lung. 2017 Feb 16. View in: PubMed

Evaluating the Performance of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference Definition of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan; 18(1):17-25. View in: PubMed

Inherent Risk Factors for Nosocomial Infection in the Long Stay Critically Ill Child Without Known Baseline Immunocompromise: A Post Hoc Analysis of the CRISIS Trial. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Nov; 35(11):1182-1186. View in: PubMed

Extraction of CPR Compression Rate from Continuous Patient Monitoring Pediatric ECG Waveforms. J Electrocardiol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 49(6):928. View in: PubMed

CPAP alone best estimates post-extubation effort during spontaneous breathing trials in children. Intensive Care Med. 2016 Oct 14. View in: PubMed

Interaction Between 2 Nutraceutical Treatments and Host Immune Status in the Pediatric Critical Illness Stress-Induced Immune Suppression Comparative Effectiveness Trial. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2016 Sep 22. View in: PubMed

Pediatric extubation readiness tests should not use pressure support. Intensive Care Med. 2016 Aug; 42(8):1214-22. View in: PubMed

Letter to Editor: Reliability of the Ultrasound Cardiac Output Monitor for Pediatric Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Aug; 37(6):1189-90. View in: PubMed

Delivery of Epinephrine in the Vapor Phase for the Treatment of Croup. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr; 17(4):e177-81. View in: PubMed

Incidence and Outcomes of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in PICUs. Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr; 44(4):798-808. View in: PubMed

Obesity and Mortality Risk in Critically Ill Children. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar; 137(3):1-8. View in: PubMed

Reply to Letter to the Editor. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Mar; 37(3):619-20. View in: PubMed

Case Study: Semantic Annotation of a Pediatric Critical Care Research Study. Comput Inform Nurs. 2016 Mar; 34(3):101-4. View in: PubMed

An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Workshop Report: Evaluation of Respiratory Mechanics and Function in the Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Feb; 13(2):S1-S11. View in: PubMed

Limiting and Withdrawing Life Support in the PICU: For Whom Are These Options Discussed? Pediatr Crit Care Med. Limiting and Withdrawing Life Support in the PICU: For Whom Are These Options Discussed? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb; 17(2):110-20. View in: PubMed

Evaluating Risk Factors for Pediatric Post-extubation Upper Airway Obstruction Using a Physiology-based Tool. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 15; 193(2):198-209. View in: PubMed

Research as a Standard of Care in the PICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 17(1):e13-21. View in: PubMed

The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 44(1):e52-3. View in: PubMed

Validation of an Ultrasound Cardiac Output Monitor as a Bedside Tool for Pediatric Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Jan; 37(1):177-83. View in: PubMed

The Pediatric Risk of Mortality Score: Update 2015. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 17(1):2-9. View in: PubMed

Comparison of Tidal Volumes at the Endotracheal Tube and at the Ventilator. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov; 16(9):e324-31. View in: PubMed

Higher Dead Space Is Associated With Increased Mortality in Critically Ill Children. Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov; 43(11):2439-45. View in: PubMed

Virtualization of open-source secure web services to support data exchange in a pediatric critical care research network. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Nov; 22(6):1271-6. View in: PubMed

Monitoring Dead Space in Mechanically Ventilated Children: Volumetric Capnography Versus Time-Based Capnography. Respir Care. 2015 Nov; 60(11):1548-55. View in: PubMed

End-of-Life Practices Among Tertiary Care PICUs in the United States: A Multicenter Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep; 16(7):e231-8. View in: PubMed

Simultaneous Prediction of New Morbidity, Mortality, and Survival Without New Morbidity From Pediatric Intensive Care: A New Paradigm for Outcomes Assessment. Crit Care Med. 2015 Aug; 43(8):1699-709. View in: PubMed

Monitoring of children with pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: proceedings from the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun; 16(5 Suppl 1):S86-101. View in: PubMed

Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children. N Engl J Med. 2015 May 14; 372(20):1898-908. View in: PubMed

Meaning making during parent-physician bereavement meetings after a child's death. Health Psychol. 2015 Apr; 34(4):453-61. View in: PubMed

Language Analysis as a Window to Bereaved Parents' Emotions During a Parent-Physician Bereavement Meeting. J Lang Soc Psychol. 2015 Mar; 34(2):181-199. View in: PubMed

Association of bleeding and thrombosis with outcome in extracorporeal life support*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb; 16(2):167-74. View in: PubMed

Respiratory inductance plethysmography calibration for pediatric upper airway obstruction: an animal model. Pediatr Res. 2015 Jan; 77(1-1):75-83. View in: PubMed

Pulse oximetry vs. PaO2 metrics in mechanically ventilated children: Berlin definition of ARDS and mortality risk. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Jan; 41(1):94-102. View in: PubMed

Increase in oxygen consumption after albuterol inhalation in ventilated infants and children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov; 15(9):e389-92. View in: PubMed

Pediatric intensive care outcomes: development of new morbidities during pediatric critical care*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov; 15(9):821-7. View in: PubMed

A single nucleotide polymorphism in the corticotropin receptor gene is associated with a blunted cortisol response during pediatric critical illness*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct; 15(8):698-705. View in: PubMed

Algorithms to estimate PaCO2 and pH using noninvasive parameters for children with hypoxemic respiratory failure. Respir Care. 2014 Aug; 59(8):1248-57. View in: PubMed

Relationship between the functional status scale and the pediatric overall performance category and pediatric cerebral performance category scales. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Jul 1; 168(7):671-6. View in: PubMed

Elevated positive end-expiratory pressure decreases cardiac index in a rhesus monkey model. Front Pediatr. 2014; 2:134. View in: PubMed

Effort of breathing in children receiving high-flow nasal cannula. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan; 15(1):1-6. View in: PubMed

Impact of positive end-expiratory pressure on cardiac index measured by ultrasound cardiac output monitor*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan; 15(1):15-20. View in: PubMed

Accuracy of pulse oximetry in children. Pediatrics. 2014 Jan; 133(1):22-9. View in: PubMed

Feasibility and Perceived Benefits of a Framework for Physician-Parent Follow-Up Meetings After a Child's Death in the PICU*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan; 42(1):148-57. View in: PubMed

Ratio of PICU versus ward cardiopulmonary resuscitation events is increasing. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 41(10):2292-7. View in: PubMed

Impact of gender on sepsis mortality and severity of illness for prepubertal and postpubertal children. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep; 163(3):835-40. e1. View in: PubMed

Pediatric upper airway obstruction: interobserver variability is the road to perdition. J Crit Care. 2013 Aug; 28(4):490-7. View in: PubMed

The ideal time interval for critical care severity-of-illness assessment. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun; 14(5):448-53. View in: PubMed

Baseline serum concentrations of zinc, selenium, and prolactin in critically ill children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 May; 14(4):e202-6. View in: PubMed

The role of the Data and Safety Monitoring Board in a clinical trial: the CRISIS study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 May; 14(4):374-83. View in: PubMed

Critical pertussis illness in children: a multicenter prospective cohort study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 May; 14(4):356-65. View in: PubMed

Physicians' conceptualization of "closure" as a benefit of physician-parent follow-up meetings after a child's death in the pediatric intensive care unit. J Palliat Care. 2013; 29(2):69-75. View in: PubMed

Genome Sequences of 28 Bordetella pertussis U. S. Outbreak Strains Dating from 2010 to 2012. Genome Announc. 2013; 1(6). View in: PubMed

Opioid analgesia in mechanically ventilated children: results from the multicenter Measuring Opioid Tolerance Induced by Fentanyl study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan; 14(1):27-36. View in: PubMed

Fatal and near-fatal asthma in children: the critical care perspective. J Pediatr. 2012 Aug; 161(2):214-221. e3. View in: PubMed

Critical care for pediatric asthma: wide care variability and challenges for study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul; 13(4):407-14. View in: PubMed

Comparison of SpO(2) to PaO(2) based markers of lung disease severity for children with acute lung injury. Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr; 40(4):1309-16. View in: PubMed

The randomized comparative pediatric critical illness stress-induced immune suppression (CRISIS) prevention trial. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar; 13(2):165-73. View in: PubMed

The association between the end tidal alveolar dead space fraction and mortality in pediatric acute hypoxemic respiratory failure*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan; 13(1):11-5. View in: PubMed

Variability in usual care mechanical ventilation for pediatric acute lung injury: the potential benefit of a lung protective computer protocol. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Nov; 37(11):1840-8. View in: PubMed

Real-time free cortisol quantification among critically ill children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep; 12(5):525-31. View in: PubMed

The Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network Critical Pertussis Study: collaborative research in pediatric critical care medicine. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Jul; 12(4):387-92. View in: PubMed

A framework for conducting follow-up meetings with parents after a child's death in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Mar; 12(2):147-52. View in: PubMed

Physicians' experiences and perspectives regarding follow-up meetings with parents after a child's death in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Mar; 12(2):e64-8. View in: PubMed

Follow-up study of complicated grief among parents eighteen months after a child's death in the pediatric intensive care unit. J Palliat Med. 2011 Feb; 14(2):207-14. View in: PubMed

If the tube fits? Pediatr Crit Care Med. If the tube fits? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Jan; 12(1):117-8. View in: PubMed

The design of future pediatric mechanical ventilation trials for acute lung injury. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Dec 15; 182(12):1465-74. View in: PubMed

Acute lung injury in children: therapeutic practice and feasibility of international clinical trials. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Nov; 11(6):681-9. View in: PubMed

Complicated grief and associated risk factors among parents following a child's death in the pediatric intensive care unit. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Nov; 164(11):1045-51. View in: PubMed

Glucose variability and survival in critically ill children: allostasis or harm? Pediatr Crit Care Med. Glucose variability and survival in critically ill children: allostasis or harm? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Nov; 11(6):707-12. View in: PubMed

Pressure-rate product and phase angle as measures of acute inspiratory upper airway obstruction in rhesus monkeys. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010 Jul; 45(7):639-44. View in: PubMed

Tolerance and withdrawal from prolonged opioid use in critically ill children. Pediatrics. 2010 May; 125(5):e1208-25. View in: PubMed

Collaborative pediatric critical care research network: looking back and moving forward. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan; 11(1):1-6. View in: PubMed

Effect of tidal volume in children with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Aug; 35(8):1428-37. View in: PubMed

Functional Status Scale: new pediatric outcome measure. Pediatrics. 2009 Jul; 124(1):e18-28. View in: PubMed

Rationale and design of the pediatric critical illness stress-induced immune suppression (CRISIS) prevention trial. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2009 Jul-Aug; 33(4):368-74. View in: PubMed

Is "rescue" therapy ethical in randomized controlled trials? Pediatr Crit Care Med. Is "rescue" therapy ethical in randomized controlled trials? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Jul; 10(4):431-8. View in: PubMed

Comparison of the pulse oximetric saturation/fraction of inspired oxygen ratio and the PaO2/fraction of inspired oxygen ratio in children. Chest. 2009 Mar; 135(3):662-8. View in: PubMed

Disseminated intravascular coagulation score is associated with mortality for children with shock. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Feb; 35(2):327-33. View in: PubMed

Accounting for medical communication: parents' perceptions of communicative roles and responsibilities in the pediatric intensive care unit. Commun Med. 2009; 6(2):177-88. View in: PubMed

Weaning and extubation readiness in pediatric patients. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Jan; 10(1):1-11. View in: PubMed

Ethical and logistical considerations of multicenter parental bereavement research. J Palliat Med. 2008 Apr; 11(3):444-50. View in: PubMed

The mechanics of breathing in children with acute severe croup. Intensive Care Med. 2008 Feb; 34(2):324-32. View in: PubMed

Parents' perspectives on physician-parent communication near the time of a child's death in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2008 Jan; 9(1):2-7. View in: PubMed

Infant botulism: a 30-year experience spanning the introduction of botulism immune globulin intravenous in the intensive care unit at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Pediatrics. 2007 Dec; 120(6):e1380-5. View in: PubMed

Adenosine for salbutamol-induced supraventricular tachycardia. Intensive Care Med. 2007 Sep; 33(9):1676. View in: PubMed

Parents' perspectives regarding a physician-parent conference after their child's death in the pediatric intensive care unit. J Pediatr. 2007 Jul; 151(1):50-5, 55. e1-2. View in: PubMed

Positive end-expiratory pressure and pressure support in peripheral airways obstruction : work of breathing in intubated children. Intensive Care Med. 2007 Jan; 33(1):120-7. View in: PubMed

Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN). Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Jul; 7(4):301-7. View in: PubMed

Pressure-rate products and phase angles in children on minimal support ventilation and after extubation. Intensive Care Med. 2005 Dec; 31(12):1700-5. View in: PubMed

The use of cuffed versus uncuffed endotracheal tubes in pediatric intensive care. J Pediatr. 2004 Mar; 144(3):333-7. View in: PubMed

Ventilation techniques including liquid ventilation. Pediatr Pulmonol Suppl. 2004; 26:125-6. View in: PubMed

Measurement of lung volume in mechanically ventilated monkeys with an ultrasonic flow meter and the nitrogen washout method. Intensive Care Med. 2004 Jan; 30(1):127-32. View in: PubMed

Extubation failure in pediatric intensive care: a multiple-center study of risk factors and outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2003 Nov; 31(11):2657-64. View in: PubMed

Effect of forced deflation maneuvers upon measurements of respiratory mechanics in ventilated infants. Intensive Care Med. 2003 Nov; 29(11):2004-8. View in: PubMed

Techniques for measurement of thoracoabdominal asynchrony. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2002 Dec; 34(6):462-72. View in: PubMed

Time course of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection in mechanically ventilated infants. Acta Paediatr. 2000 Aug; 89(8):893-5. View in: PubMed

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