Lara P. Nelson, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator)

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  • Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute: KL2 Mentored Career Research Development Award, 2012-2014


  • Admission Psychosocial Characteristics of Critically Ill Children and Acute Stress Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2021 02 01; 22(2):194-203. . View in PubMed
  • A Phase II randomized controlled trial for lung and diaphragm protective ventilation (Real-time Effort Driven VENTilator management) Contemp Clin Trials. 2020 01; 88:105893. . View in PubMed
  • The Effects of Family Functioning on the Development of Posttraumatic Stress in Children and Their Parents Following Admission to the PICU Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 04; 20(4):e208-e215. . View in PubMed
  • Looking Under the Lamp Post, But You Dropped Your Keys Down the Street: Glucocorticoid Receptors in WBCs After Heart Surgery? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 08; 19(8):777-778.. View in PubMed
  • The Role of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Simulation Training at Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Centers in the United States Simul Healthc. 2017 Aug; 12(4):233-239. . View in PubMed
  • Are we correctly diagnosing adrenal insufficiency or are we just spitting into the wind? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 May; 16(4):385-6.. View in PubMed
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder in children and their parents following admission to the pediatric intensive care unit: a review Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 May; 13(3):338-47. . View in PubMed
  • Palliative care in a neonatal intensive care unit J Crit Care. 2012 Feb; 27(1):95-6. . View in PubMed
  • The use of hormonal therapy in pediatric heart disease Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2009 06 01; 1(1):358-75. . View in PubMed
  • Maternal phobic anxiety and child anxiety J Anxiety Disord. 2005; 19(6):658-72. . View in PubMed