An Analysis of Pay-for-Performance Schemes and Their Potential Impacts on Health Systems and Outcomes for Patients

Crit Care Res Pract; Kyeremanteng K, Robidoux R, D'Egidio G, Fernando SM, Neilipovitz D.

Frailty and Associated Outcomes and Resource Utilization Among Older ICU Patients With Suspected Infection

Crit Care Med; Fernando SM, McIsaac D, Perry JJ, Rochwerg B, Bagshaw SM, Thavorn K, Seely AJE, Forster AJ, Fiest KM, Chintan D, Tran A, Reardon P, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

Why is it so hard to stop doing things that are unwanted, non-beneficial, or unsustainable?

Lancet Respir Med; Kyeremanteng K, Downar J.

Outcomes and cost of patients with terminal cancer admitted to acute care in the final 2 weeks of life: A retrospective chart review

Am J Hosp Palliat Care; Kyeremanteng K, Ismail A, Wan C.

Comparison of outcomes and costs between adult diabetic ketoacidosis patients admitted to the ICU and step-down unit

J Crit Care; Fernando SM, Bagshaw SM, Rochwerg B, McIsaac, DI, Thavorn K, Forster AJ, Tran A, Reardon PM, Rosenberg E, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

Diagnosis of elevated intracranial pressure in critically ill adults: systematic review and meta-analysis

BMJ; Fernando SM, Tran A, Cheng W, Rochwerg B, Taljaard M, Kyeremanteng K, English SW, Sekhon MS, Griesdale DEG, Dowlatshahi D, McCredie VA, Wijdicks EFM, Almenawer SA, Inaba K, Rajajee V, Perry JJ.


Mortality and costs following extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in critically ill adults: a population-based cohort study

J. Intensive Care Med; Fernando SM, Qureshi D, Tanuseputro P, Fan E, Munshi L, Rochwerg B, Talarico R, Scales DC, Brodie D, Dhanani S, Guerguerian A, Shemie SD, Thavorn K, Kyeremanteng K.

Frailty and invasive mechanical ventilation: association with outcomes, extubation failure, and tracheostomy

J. Intensive Care Med; Fernando SM, McIsaac DI, Rochwerg B, Bagshaw SM, Muscedere J, Munshi L, Ferguson ND, Seely AJE, Cook DJ, Dave C, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

Hospital resource use and costs among abdominal aortic aneurysm repair patients admitted to the intensive care unit

J Vasc Surg; Fernando SM, McIsaac DI, Dalibor K, Rochwerg B, Thavorn K, Montroy K, Halevy M, Ulrich E, Hooper J, Tran A, Nagpal S, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

Preadmission antiplatelet use and associated outcomes and costs among ICU patients with intracranial hemorrhage

J Intensive Care Med; Fernando SM, Rochwerg B, English SW, Thavorn K, McCredie VA, Dowlatshahi D, Perry JJ, Wijdicks EFM, Reardon PM, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

Prognostic accuracy of the Hamilton Early Warning Score (HEWS) and National Early Warning Score 2 (NEWS2) among hospitalized patients assessed by a rapid response team

Crit Care; Fernando SM, Fox-Robichaud AE, Rochwerg B, Cardinal P, Seely AJE, Perry JJ, McIsaac DI, Tran A, Skitch S, Tam B, Hickey M, Reardon PM, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

Ethical failings of CPSO policy and the health care consent act: case review

BMC Med Ethics; Landry JT, Patel R, Neilipovitz D, Kyeremanteng K, D'Egidio G.

Do-Not-Resuscitate and Do-Not-Hospitalize Orders in Nursing Homes: Who Gets Them and Do They Make a Difference?

J Am Med Dir Assoc; Tanuseputro P, Hsu A, Chalifoux M, Talarico R, Kobewka D, Scott M, Kyeremanteng K, Perri G.

Survey on Barriers to Critical Care and Palliative Care Integration

Am J Hosp Palliat Care; Kyeremanteng K, Beckerleg W, Wan C, Vanderspank-Wright B, D'Egidio G, Sutherland S, Hartwick M, Gratton V, Sarti AJ. 

Outcomes of hospitalized hematologic oncology patients receiving rapid response system activation for acute deterioration

Crit Care; Gershkovich B, Fernando SM, Herritt B, Castellucci LA, Rochwerg B, Munshi L, Mehta S, Seely AJE, McIsaac DI, Tran A, Reardon PM, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.

Tranexamic acid in cardiac surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis (protocol)

BMJ; Alaifan T, Alenazy A, Xiang Wang D, Fernando SM, Spence J, Belley-Cote E, Fox-Robichaud A, Ainswoth C, Karachi T, Kyeremanteng K, Zarychanski R, Whitlock R, Rochwerg B.

Pre-arrest and intra-arrest prognostic factors associated with survival after in-hospital arrest: systematic review and meta-analysis

BMJ; Fernando SM, Tran A, Cheng Wm ,Rochwerg B, Taljaard M, Vaillancourt C, Rowan KM, Harrison DA, Nolan JP, Kyeremanteng K, McIsaac DI, Guyatt GH, Perry JJ.

Economic evaluations of palliative care models: A systematic review

Palliat Med; Mathew C, Hsu AT, Prentice M, Lawlor P, Kyeremanteng K, Tanuseputro P, Welch V.

Impact of Anticoagulation on Mortality and Resource Utilization Among Critically Ill Patients with Major Bleeding

Crit Care Med; Fernando SM, Mok G, Castellucci LA, Dowlatshahi D, Rochwerg B, McIsaac DI, Carrier M, Wells PS, Bagshaw SM, Fergusson DA, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.


Dynamic assessment of fluid responsiveness in surgical ICU patients through stroke volume variation is associated with decreased length of stay and costs: A systematic review and meta-analysis

J Intensive Care Med; Dave C, Shen J, Chaudhuri D, Herritt B, Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Tanuseputro P, Thavorn K, Neilipovitz D, Rosenberg E, Kubelik D, Kyeremanteng K.


Characteristics, outcomes, and cost patterns of high-cost patients in the intensive care unit

Crit Care Res Pract; Reardon PM, Fernando SM, Van Katwyk S, Thavorn K, Kobewka D, Tanuseputro P, Rosenberg E, Wan C, Vanderspank-Wright B, Kubelik D, Devlin RA, Klinger C, Kyeremanteng K

Cost analysis of omega-3 supplementation in critically ill patients with sepsis.

Clin Nutr ESPEN; Kyeremanteng K, Shen J, Thavorn K, Fernando SM, Herritt B, Chaudhuri D, Tanuseputro P.


Emergency department disposition decisions and associated mortality and costs in ICU patients with suspected infection

Crit Care (Accepted; In Press); Fernando SM, Rochwerg B, Reardon PM, Thavorn, K, Seely AJE, Perry JJ, Barnaby DP, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.


Factors associated with delayed rapid response team activation.

J Crit Care; Reardon PM, Fernando SM, Murphy K, Rosenberg E, Kyeremanteng K.


Impact of nighttime Rapid Response Team activation on outcomes of hospitalized patients with acute deterioration.

Crit Care; Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Bagshaw SM, Scales DC, Murphy K, Shen J, Tanuseputro P, Heyland DK, Kyeremanteng K.


Necrotizing soft tissue infection: Diagnostic accuracy of physical examination, imaging, and LRINEC score: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ann Surg; Fernando SM, Tran A, Cheng W, Rochwerg B, Kyeremanteng K, Seely AJE, Inaba K, Perry JJ. 


Outcomes and costs of patients admitted to the intensive care unit due to accidental or intentional poisoning

J Intensive Care Med; Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Ball IM, van Katwyk S, Thavorn K, Tanuseputro P, Rosenberg E, Kyeremanteng K. 


Outcomes and costs of patients admitted to the ICU due to spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage

Crit Care Med; Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Dowlatshahi D, English SW, Thavorn K, Tanuseputro P, Perry JJ, Rosenberg E, Wijdicks EF, Heyland DK, Kyeremanteng K. 


Prevalence, risk factors, and clinical consequences of recurrent activation of a rapid response team: A multicenter observational study.

J Intensive Care Med; Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Scales DC, Murphy K, Tanuseputro P, Heyland DK, Kyeremanteng K.


The impact of reducing intensive care unit length of stay on hospital costs: evidence from a tertiary care hospital in Canada

Can J Anaesth; Evans J, Kobewka D, Thavorn K, D'Egidio G, Rosenberg E, Kyeremanteng K. 


Early vs. late tracheostomy in intensive care settings: Impact on ICU and hospital costs

J Crit Care; Herritt B, Chaudhuri D, Thavorn K, Kubelik D, Kyeremanteng K. 


Cost analysis of noninvasive helmet ventilation compared with use of noninvasive face mask in ARDS

Can Respir J; Kyeremanteng K, Gagnon LP, Robidoux R, Thavorn K, Chaudhuri D, Kobewka D, Kress JP. 




Sepsis-3 septic shock criteria and associated mortality among infected hospitalized patients assessed by a response team.

Chest; Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Rochwerg B, Shapiro NI, Yealy DM, Seely AJE, Perry JJ, Barnaby DP, Murphy K, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K.


Neuroscience intermediate-level care units staffed by intensivists: Clinical outcomes and cost analysis

J Intensive Care Med; Kyeremanteng K, Hendin A, Bhardwaj K, Thavorn K, Neilipovitz D, Kubelik D, D'Egidio G, Stotts G, Rosenberg E.


Early renal replacement therapy versus standard care in the ICU

J Intensive Care Med; Chaudhuri D, Herritt B, Heyland D, Gagnon LP, Thavorn K, Kobewka D, Kyeremanteng K. 


Cost analysis of the very elderly admitted to intensive care units

Crit Care; Chin-Yee N, D'Egidio G, Thavorn K, Heyland D, Kyeremanteng K.


Critical care at the end of life: a population-level cohort study of cost and outcomes

Crit Care; Chaudhuri D, Tanuseputro P, Herritt B, D'Egidio G, Chalifoux M, Kyeremanteng K.




Effectiveness of an extended period of flashing lights and strategic signage to increase the salience of alcohol-gel dispensers for improving hand hygiene compliance 

Am J Infect Control; Rashidi B, Li A, Patel R, Harmsen IE, Sabri E, Kyeremanteng K, D'Egidio G. 


Approach to economic analysis in critical care

J Crit Care; Kyeremanteng K, Wan C, D'Egidio G, Neilipovitz D.


The impact of palliative care consultation in the ICU on length of stay: A systematic review and cost evaluation

J Intensive Care Med; Kyeremanteng K, Gagnon LP, Thavorn K, Heyland D, D'Egidio G.



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