Keck School Faculty

Christopher J.L. Newth, MD
Christopher J.L. Newth, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics
CHL Mail Stop 12 Off Campus Los Angeles

Characteristics and Outcomes of Critical Illness in Children With Feeding and Respiratory Technology Dependence Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Jan 22. . View in PubMed

Development of the Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Prediction Model for Risk-Adjusting Mortality Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Jan 18. . View in PubMed

PICU Autopsies: Rates, Patient Characteristics, and the Role of the Medical Examiner Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Dec; 19(12):1137-1145. . View in PubMed

Predicting cardiac arrests in pediatric intensive care units Resuscitation. 2018 Dec; 133:25-32. . View in PubMed

End-tidal carbon dioxide during pediatric in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation Resuscitation. 2018 Dec; 133:173-179. . View in PubMed

CHANGE IN FUNCTIONAL STATUS AMONG CHILDREN TREATED IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AFTER INJURY J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Nov 15. . View in PubMed

Hemolysis During Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Associations With Circuitry, Complications, and Mortality Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov; 19(11):1067-1076. . View in PubMed

Paediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome incidence and epidemiology (PARDIE): an international, observational study Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Oct 22. . View in PubMed

Accuracy of Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide Levels in Comparison to Arterial Carbon Dioxide Levels in Critically Ill Children Respir Care. 2018 Sep 25. . View in PubMed

Predicting cardiac arrests in pediatric intensive care units Resuscitation. 2018 Sep 25; 133:25-32. . View in PubMed

PICU Autopsies: Rates, Patient Characteristics, and the Role of the Medical Examiner Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep 19. . View in PubMed

End-tidal Carbon Dioxide During Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Resuscitation. 2018 Aug 14. . View in PubMed

Hemolysis During Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Associations With Circuitry, Complications, and Mortality Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug 13. . View in PubMed

Chest Compression Rates and Pediatric In-hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival Outcomes Resuscitation. 2018 Jul 18. . View in PubMed

Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Lower Than the ARDS Network Protocol Is Associated with Higher Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Mortality Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Jul 01; 198(1):77-89. . View in PubMed

Does Size Matter When Calculating the "Correct" Tidal Volume for Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation? : A Hypothesis Based on FVC. Chest. 2018 Jul; 154(1):77-83.. View in PubMed

Hypoxemic and hyperoxemic likelihood in pulse oximetry ranges: NICU observational study Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2018 Jun 20. . View in PubMed

RBC Transfusion Practice in Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support Crit Care Med. 2018 Jun; 46(6):e552-e559. . View in PubMed

Association Between Diastolic Blood Pressure During Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Survival Circulation. 2018 Apr 24; 137(17):1784-1795. . View in PubMed

Chest. 2018 Apr 20. . View in PubMed

Acquired infection during neonatal and pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation Perfusion. 2018 Apr 01; 267659118766436. . View in PubMed

Hyperoxia and Hypocapnia During Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Associations With Complications, Mortality, and Functional Status Among Survivors Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar; 19(3):245-253. . View in PubMed

Paediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest: Factors associated with survival and neurobehavioural outcome one year later Resuscitation. 2018 Mar; 124:96-105. . View in PubMed

Measurements Obtained From Esophageal Balloon Catheters Are Affected by the Esophageal Balloon Filling Volume in Children With ARDS Respir Care. 2018 Feb; 63(2):177-186. . View in PubMed

Cognitive Development One Year After Infantile Critical Pertussis Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Feb; 19(2):89-97. . View in PubMed

PEEP Lower Than the ARDS Network Protocol is Associated with Higher Pediatric ARDS Mortality Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan 26. . View in PubMed

Chest compression rates and pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest survival outcomes Resuscitation. 2018 09; 130:159-166. . View in PubMed

Acquired infection during neonatal and pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation Perfusion. 2018 09; 33(6):472-482. . View in PubMed

Paediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest: Factors associated with survival and neurobehavioural outcome one year later Resuscitation. 2018 03; 124:96-105. . View in PubMed

PICU Length of Stay: Factors Associated With Bed Utilization and Development of a Benchmarking Model Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 03; 19(3):196-203. . View in PubMed

Predicting Body Height in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Using Ulnar Length Front Pediatr. 2018; 6:187. . View in PubMed

Declining Procedures by Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Trainees Front Pediatr. 2018; 6:365. . View in PubMed

Association Between Diastolic Blood Pressure During Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Survival Circulation. 2017 Dec 26. . View in PubMed

A clinical prediction model to identify patients at high risk of hemodynamic instability in the pediatric intensive care unit Crit Care. 2017 Nov 20; 21(1):282. . 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. 2017 Nov; 41(8):1325-1335. . View in PubMed

Potential Acceptability of a Pediatric Ventilator Management Computer Protocol Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Nov; 18(11):1027-1034. . View in PubMed

Mechanical Ventilation and Decision Support in Pediatric Intensive Care Pediatr Clin North Am. 2017 Oct; 64(5):1057-1070. . View in PubMed

Factors Associated with Bleeding and Thrombosis in Children Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep 15; 196(6):762-771. . View in PubMed

Pseudomonas aeruginosa and post-tracheotomy bacterial respiratory tract infection readmissions Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 Sep; 52(9):1212-1218. . View in PubMed

Functional Status of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients After Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Jun; 18(6):561-570. . View in PubMed

Comparison of Effort of Breathing for Infants on Nasal Modes of Respiratory SupportJ Pediatr. 2017 Jun; 185:26-32. e3. . View in PubMed

Cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance: Clinical assessment compared with a noninvasive objective measurement in children with shock J Crit Care. 2017 Jun; 39:6-10. . 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. 2017 11; 41(8):1325-1335. . View in PubMed

Mechanical Ventilation and Decision Support in Pediatric Intensive Care Pediatr Clin North Am. 2017 10; 64(5):1057-1070. . View in PubMed

Pseudomonas aeruginosa and post-tracheotomy bacterial respiratory tract infection readmissions Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 09; 52(9):1212-1218. . View in PubMed

Cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance: Clinical assessment compared with a noninvasive objective measurement in children with shock J Crit Care. 2017 06; 39:6-10. . View in PubMed

Comparison of Effort of Breathing for Infants on Nasal Modes of Respiratory SupportJ Pediatr. 2017 06; 185:26-32. e3. . View in PubMed

Change in Oxygen Consumption Following Inhalation of Albuterol in Comparison with Levalbuterol in Healthy Adult Volunteers Lung. 2017 04; 195(2):233-239. . View in PubMed

CPAP alone best estimates post-extubation effort during spontaneous breathing trials in children Intensive Care Med. 2017 01; 43(1):150-151. . 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 01; 18(1):17-25. . View in PubMed

Factors Associated with Bleeding and Thrombosis in Children Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 09 15; 196(6):762-771. . 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

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

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

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

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

Obesity and Mortality Risk in Critically Ill Children Pediatrics. 2016 Mar; 137(3):e20152035. . View in PubMed

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

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):S1-11. . 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

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

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

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

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

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

Pulse oximetry vsPaO2 metrics in mechanically ventilated children: Berlin definition of ARDS and mortality risk. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Jan; 41(1):94-102. . 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

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

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; 168(7):671-6. . 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

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

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

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

Genome Sequences of 28 Bordetella pertussis US. Outbreak Strains Dating from 2010 to 2012. Genome Announc. 2013 Dec 19; 1(6). . 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 childrenJ 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

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

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

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 perspectiveJ Pediatr. 2012 Aug; 161(2):214-21. 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 SpO2 to PaO2 based markers of lung disease severity for children with acute lung injury Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr; 40(4):1309-16. . 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

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

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

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. 2011 Jan; 12(1):117-8.. 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

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

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

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

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

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):662-668. . 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

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

Parents' perspectives regarding a physician-parent conference after their child's death in the pediatric intensive care unitJ 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

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

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