Sean M. Hickey, MD

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

EMRA Critical Care Committee Chair, 2022-2023
Committee Chair-Elect, 2021-2022
Committee Vice Chair, 2019-2021

Fellowship: Anesthesia/Critical Care Medicine, UCLA
 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical school: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

The study authors sought to examine the effect of closed chest compressions on cardiac arrest due to hemorrhagic shock versus whole blood resuscitation.
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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
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Does the application of positive pressure ventilation by bag valve mask during tracheal intubation improve outcomes in critically ill patients?
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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
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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,
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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?
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Is epinephrine a safe and effective treatment for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? The PARAMEDIC2 trial offers evidence.
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Can the use of hydrocortisone plus fludrocortisone and/or drotrecogin alfa improve clinical outcomes in patients with septic shock?