Sean M. Hickey, MD

EMRA Critical Care Committee Vice Chair, 2019-2020

Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical school: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

When trying to resuscitate patients with septic shock, which offers better guidance for intervention: measuring capillary refill or trending lactate levels? The Andromeda SHOCK trial studied patients
The study authors sought to examine the effect of closed chest compressions on cardiac arrest due to hemorrhagic shock versus whole blood resuscitation.
This study examines whether immediate coronary angiography in the setting of ROSC without STEMI changes on ECG following out of hospital cardiac arrest confers superiority in 90 day mortality compared
The study authors sought to examine if early norepinephrine administration in patients diagnosed with septic shock improved shock control by 6 hours compared with standard care.
Surviving Sepsis Guidelines recommend crystalloids for initial fluid resuscitation then switching to albumin when crystalloids are insufficient. There is debate regarding using colloid as an initial r
Does the application of positive pressure ventilation by bag valve mask during tracheal intubation improve outcomes in critically ill patients?
An estimated 6.5 million Americans suffer from heart failure, a broad term that can encompass a range of patients. Acute decompensated heart failure may be the first presentation of a heart condition,
The use of exogenous steroids in septic shock is a controversial issue with inconsistent data on mortality to date. Several studies examine sepsis treatment. What does the evidence show?
Is epinephrine a safe and effective treatment for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? The PARAMEDIC2 trial offers evidence.
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