Published Findings

Following is a list of published chapters, journal articles, editorials and abstracts by the Barlow Respiratory Research Center.  To request a copy of a listed publication, please contact brrc@barlowhospital.org

CHAPTERS

• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M.  Liberation from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  In Nierman N, Nelson J, (eds): The Chronically Critically Ill.  Philadelphia, W.B.  Saunders, Crit Care Clin 2002 Jul; 18(3):569-95 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M.  Approach to the patient with long term failure.  In Manthous C, (ed): Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation.  Respir Care Clin N A 2000; 6:437-61 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ.  Weaning from mechanical ventilation.  Tharratt S, ed., Critical Care Clinics, Philadelphia, W.B Saunders, 1998; 799-817 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug MA.  Provision of long term mechanical ventilation.  Tharratt S, ed., Critical Care Clinics, Philadelphia, W.B Saunders, 1998; 819-832 


JOURNAL ARTICLES, EDITORIALS, COMMUNICATIONS

• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ.  Determining the best threshold of rapid shallow breathing index in a therapist-implemented patient specific weaning protocol.  Resp Care 2007; 52(2):159-165 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MS, Votto JJ, et al.  Ventilator-dependent survivors of catastrophic illness transferred to 23 long-term care hospitals for weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Chest 2007; 131:76-84.  
• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MS, Votto JJ, et al.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation at 23 long-term care hospitals: a multicenter outcomes study.  Chest 2007; 131:85-93.  
• MacIntyre NR, Epstein SK, Carson S, Scheinhorn D, Christopher K, Muldoon S.  Management of patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation: report of a NAMDRC consensus conference.  Chest 2005; 128:3937-3954 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ.  Look before you leap.  Crit Care Med 2003; 31(12):2808-9 
• Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Scheinhorn DJ.  The challenge of prolonged mechanical ventilation: a shared global experience.  Resp Care 2003; 48(7):668-669. 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Hassenpflug MS, Gracey DR.  Post-ICU weaning from mechanical ventilation: the role of long-term facilities.  For Evidence-based guidelines for weaning and discontinuing ventilatory support: a collective task force facilitated by the American College of Chest Physicians; the American Association of Respiratory Care; and the American College of Critical Care Medicine.  MacIntryre N, (ed).  Respir Care 2002; 47:69-90. 
• Du HL, Ohtsuji M, Shigeta M, Chao DC, Sasaki K, Usuda Y, Yamada Y.  Expiratory asynchrony in proportional assist ventilation.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002; 165:972-977 
• MacIntyre NR, Cook DJ, Ely EW, Epstein SK, Fink JB, Heffner JE, Hess D, Hubmayr RD, Scheinhorn DJ.  Evidence-based guidelines for weaning and discontinuing ventilatory support: a collective task force facilitated by the American College of Chest Physicians; the American Association of Respiratory Care; and the American College of Critical Care Medicine.  Chest 2001; 120:375S-395S 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Hassenpflug MS, Gracey DR.  Post-ICU weaning from mechanical ventilation: the role of long-term facilities.  In MacIntyre N, (ed): Weaning and Discontinuation of Mechanical Ventilation (supplement).  Chest 2001; 120:482S-484S 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Wallace WA.  Outcomes in post-ICU mechanical ventilation: a therapist-implemented weaning protocol.  Chest 2001; 119:236-242 
• Scheinhorn DJ.  The impact of long-term acute care facilities on the outcome and cost of care for patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Where's the Beef? Crit Care Med 2000; 28:3772-3773 
• Scheinhorn DJ: Outcomes of post-ICU care - once more the half full/empty glass.  Crit Care Med 2000; 28: 257-258 
• Scheinhorn DJ.  Outcomes after long-term acute care: an analysis of 133 mechanically ventilated patients.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 1999; 160:1788-1789 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug M.  Impact of renal dysfunction on weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Crit Care, 1997; 1:101-104 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug MA.  Patient-ventilator trigger asynchrony in prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Chest, 1997; 112:1592-99 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug MA, LaBree LD, Heltsley DJ.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation Treatment of 1,123 patients at a regional weaning center.  Chest 1997; 111: 1654-1659 
• Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC.  Post-weaning issues.  RT 1996; 9:65-68 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ.  Barotrauma vs.  volutrauma.  Chest 1996; 109:1127-1128 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ.  Measuring the total expiratory time constant.  Crit Care Med 1996; 24: 2071-2072 
• Chao, DC.  Collapsible airways contributing to airflow limitation.  Chest 1995; 108:1182-83 
• Chao, DC, Hassenpflug M, Sharma OP.  Multiple lung masses, pneumothorax, and psychiatric symptoms in a 29 year-old African-American woman.  Chest 1995; 108:871-73 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug M, Artinian B, LaBree L, Catlin J.  Predictors of weaning after six weeks of mechanical ventilation.  Chest 1995; 107: 500-505 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Artinian B, Catlin J.  Weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation: The experience at a regional weaning center.  Chest 1994; 105: 534-39 
• Scheinhorn DJ.  Allergistis non Carborundum.  Chest 1989; 96:1222 
• Pandya K, Lal C, Scheinhorn DJ, Day K, Sharma O.  Hypothyroidism and ventilator dependency.  Arch Intern Med 1989; 149:2115-2116 
(26 JOURNAL ARTICLES, EDITORIALS, COMMUNICATIONS 8/24/07) 


ABSTRACTS

• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MA, Cage-Lindsay J, Steckart MJ, Rosenfeld, KR.  End-of-life in patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation: a needs assessment for palliative care at a long term acute care hospital.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; A302 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MA, Steckart MJ.  Survival, functional status, and quality of life after prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 3:A42 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Chao DC, Doig GS, Epstein SK, Knight EB, Petrak RA, Pitt EA, Votto JJ, for the Ventilation Outcomes Study Group.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation at 23 long term care hospitals: a multicenter outcomes study.  Crit Care Med 2005; 33 (12):A20 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MA, Low S.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: weaning outcomes and survival in the very elderly chronically critically ill.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005; 2:A671 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MA, Chao DC, Kim H, Low S.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: relationship of infectious complications to outcomes of weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005; 2:A671 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MA, Low S, Chao DC.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: relationship of premorbid functional status and location to weaning outcome and survival.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005; 2:A671 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Chao DC, Palma C.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: treatment of 2,369 patients over 16 years at a regional weaning center.  Chest 2004; 126:750S. 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Chao DC, Palma C.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: functional status before and after prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Chest 2004; 126:870S (2nd place award, Best Poster in Category, Critical Care) 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Doig GS, Epstein SK, Knight EB, Petrak RA, Pitt EA, Votto JJ, and the Ventilation Outcomes Study Group.  Infectious complications in weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation at long term hospitals: preliminary report from a multicenter study.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169(7):A44 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug MA, Doig DS, Epstein SK, EKnight B, Petrak RA, Pitt EA, Votto JJ, and the Ventilation Outcomes Study Group.  Functional status before and after prolonged mechanical ventilation: a multicenter outcomes study.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2004; 169(7):A43 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Doig DS, Epstein SK, EKnight B, Petrak RA, Pitt EA, Votto JJ, for the Ventilation Outcomes Study Group.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation at long term hospitals: a multicenter outcomes study.  Respir Care 2003; 48(11):1131. 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Doig DS, Epstein SK, EKnight B, Petrak RA, Pitt EA, Votto JJ, and the Ventilation Outcomes Study Group.  Ventilator-dependent survivors of catastrophic illness: a multicenter outcomes study.  Chest 2003; 124:111S. 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Doig DS, Epstein SK, Knight B, Petrak RA, Pitt EA, Votto JJ, and the Ventilation Outcomes Study Group.  Ventilator-dependent survivors of catastrophic illness: a multicenter outcomes study.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A458. 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC.  Provision of heat and humidity during self-breathing trials in weaning tracheotomized patients from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A458. 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Van Sloten ES, Ho CK, Lebby RA.  Effect of inflation of the tracheostomy balloon cuff on aspiration of supraglottic contents during swallowing.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A787. 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation - treatment of 2171 patients over 14 years at a regional weaning center.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167(7):A458. 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Doig DS, Epstein SK, Knight B, Petrak RA, Pitt EA, Votto JJ, and the Ventilation Outcomes Study Group.  Ventilator-dependent survivors of catastrophic illness: a multicenter outcomes study.  Crit Care Med 2003; 30:A26 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Doig DS, Epstein SK, Knight B, Petrak RA, Pitt EA, Votto JJ, and the Ventilation Outcomes Study Group.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: a multicenter outcomes study.  Chest 2002; 122:153S. 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation - treatment of 2,048 patients over 14 years at a regional weaning center.  Chest 2002; 122:37S. 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug M.  Determining best threshold of rapid shallow breathing index (RSBI) in the therapist-implemented patient-specific (TIPS) weaning protocol.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 163(5):A889 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Agatep M.  Improved outcome in weaning patients with severe renal dysfunction from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 163(5):A889 
• Brock J, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Scheinhorn DJ, Ho CK.  Objective measures of function and quality of life show sustained improvement after inpatient pulmonary rehabilitation.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 163(5):A647 
• Coffman KL, Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M.  Diagnostic psychiatric consultation at a long-term acute care hospital that specializes in weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation and pulmonary rehabilitation.  Chest 2000; 118:164S 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Wallace WA.  Utility of RSBI in a therapist-implemented protocol for weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation in the post-ICU setting.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000; 161:A791 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Stearn-Hassenpflug M, Wallace WA.  Post-ICU Mechanical Ventilation: treatment of 1575 patients over 11 years at a regional weaning center.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000; 161:A793 
• Wallace WA, Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Molinari S.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: results of a therapist-implemented patient specific (TIPS) weaning protocol.  Respir Care 1999; 44(10):1265 (Abstract) 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Wallace WA, Hassenpflug MS.  Heat and moisture exchanger use with portable ventilators may permit patient-ventilator disconnect without alarm.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 1999; 159:A373 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Hassenpflug MS, Ho CK, Nelson DR, Lebby RA.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: compliance with a therapist-implemented patient-specific (TIPS) weaning protocol.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 1999; 159:A373 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Hassenpflug MS, Ho CK, Nelson DR, Lebby RA.  Post-ICU mechanical ventilation: results of a therapist-implemented patient-specific (TIPS) weaning protocol.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 1999; 159:A373 
• Stearn-Hassenpflug MA, Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, LaBree LD, Gopez J.  Relationship of skin integrity status to success of weaning attempts and other outcome measures in 1,109 ventilator-dependent patients in the post-ICU setting.  Crit Care Med 1997; 25:A112.  
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Stearn-Hassenpflug MA, Gopez J.  Impact of renal dysfunction on weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation in 1,077 ventilator dependent patients.  Crit Care Med 1997; 25:A111 
• Ho CK, Nelson DR, Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Hassenpflug MA.  Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy with bronchoscopy at a regional weaning center.  Chest 1996; 110:75S 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MA.  Patient-ventilator trigger asynchrony in prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Chest 1996; 110:183S 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug MA.  Energy expenditure of patients weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 1996; 153:A610 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Chao DC, Hassenpflug MA, Heltsley DJ.  Weaning outcome, disposition, and survival in 991 patients after prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Am J Resp Crit Care Med 1996; 153:A612 
• Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug M, Artinian B, Catlin J.  Rapid shallow breathing index (RSBI) in prolonged ventilator dependency.  Chest 1995; 108: 190S 
• Rothfeld A, Chao DC, Scheinhorn DJ.  Dead space ratio (VD/VT) as a predictor of weaning outcome in MICU patients.  Chest 1995; 108:135S 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Hassenpflug M, Kalkat GS, Artinian B, LaBree L.  Weaning after prolonged mechanical ventilation: Stoma button use after bronchoscopy in tracheotomized patients.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1994; 149: A640 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Artinian B, Wakeman J, LaBree L, Catlin J.  Effect of pressure support ventilation on weaning success in long term ventilator dependent patients:Analysis using normalization by A-a gradient and graphic data display.  Chest 1993; 103: 271S 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Artinian B, LaBree L, Catlin J.  Predictors of weaning after six weeks of mechanical ventilation.  ARRD 1993; 147: A874 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Marzban S, LaBree L.  Age, absence of decubitus ulcers, measurements of gas exchange, and selected laboratory tests correlate with weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  Chest 1992; 102: 185S 
• Kalkat GS, Scheinhorn DJ.  Upper airway inspection before decannulation is advised in tracheotomized patients following long term mechanical ventilation.  ARRD 1992; 145:A521 
• Scheinhorn DJ.  Increase in serum albumin and decrease in body weight correlate with weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation.  ARRD 1992; 145:A522 
• Scheinhorn DJ, Ho C.  Avoiding home mechanical ventilation.  Chest 1991; 100:335 
(44 ABSTRACTS 8/24/07)