Anna Varughese

Associate Professor

19952020

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2020

Validation of a simple tool for electronic documentation of behavioral responses to anesthesia induction

Winterberg, A. V., Ding, L., Hill, L. M., Stubbeman, B. L. & Varughese, A. M., Feb 1 2020, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. p. 472-479 8 p.

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2019

Increasing compliance of safe medication administration in pediatric anesthesia by use of a standardized checklist

Kanjia, M. K., Adler, A. C., Buck, D. & Varughese, A., Mar 1 2019, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 29, 3, p. 258-264 7 p.

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Open Access

Quality Initiative Using Theory of Change and Visual Analytics to Improve Controlled Substance Documentation Discrepancies in the Operating Room

Dolan, J. E., Lonsdale, H., Ahumada, L. M., Patel, A., Samuel, J., Jalali, A., Peck, J., Derosa, J. C., Rehman, M., Varughese, A. M. & Fernandez, A. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied clinical informatics. 10, 3, p. 543-551 9 p.

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2018

The Child Induction Behavioral Assessment Tool: A Tool to Facilitate the Electronic Documentation of Behavioral Responses to Anesthesia Inductions

Winterberg, A. V., Colella, C. L., Weber, K. A. & Varughese, A., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing. 33, 3, p. 296-303.e1

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2017

Gastric emptying for liquids of different compositions in children

Du, T., Hill, L., Ding, L., Towbin, A. J., Dejonckheere, M., Bennett, P., Hagerman, N., Varughese, A. & Pratap, J. N., Nov 1 2017, In : British journal of anaesthesia. 119, 5, p. 948-955 8 p.

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Open Access

The Development and Implementation of Cognitive Aids for Critical Events in Pediatric Anesthesia: The Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Critical Events Checklists

Members of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Quality and Safety Committee, Mar 1 2017, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 124, 3, p. 900-907 8 p.

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2016

A quality improvement project to reduce the intraoperative use of single-dose fentanyl vials across multiple patients in a pediatric institution

Buck, D., Subramanyam, R. & Varughese, A., Jan 1 2016, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 26, 1, p. 92-101 10 p.

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Infusion medication error reduction by two-person verification: A quality improvement initiative

Subramanyam, R., Mahmoud, M., Buck, D. & Varughese, A., Dec 1 2016, In : Pediatrics. 138, 6, e20164413.

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Open Access

Interventions designed using quality improvement methods reduce the incidence of serious airway events and airway cardiac arrests during pediatric anesthesia

Spaeth, J. P., Kreeger, R., Varughese, A. M. & Wittkugel, E., Feb 1 2016, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 26, 2, p. 164-172 9 p.

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Perioperative Respiratory Adverse Events in Pediatric Ambulatory Anesthesia: Development and Validation of a Risk Prediction Tool

Subramanyam, R., Yeramaneni, S., Hossain, M. M., Anneken, A. M. & Varughese, A., May 1 2016, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 122, 5, p. 1578-1585 8 p.

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2015

Case report of transfusion-related acute lung injury in a pediatric spine surgery patient transfused leukoreduced red blood cells

Cudilo, E. M., Varughese, A. M., Mahmoud, M., Carey, P. M. & Subramanyam, R., Dec 2015, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 25, 12, p. 1294-1297 4 p.

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Development of a nurse-assisted preanesthesia evaluation program for pediatric outpatient anesthesia

Wittkugel, E. & Varughese, A., Jul 1 2015, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 25, 7, p. 719-726 8 p.

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Reducing cancelations on the day of scheduled surgery at a children's hospital

Pratap, J. N., Varughese, A. M., Mercurio, P., Lynch, T., Lonnemann, T., Ellis, A., Rugg, J., Stone, W. R. & Bedinghaus, C., May 1 2015, In : Pediatrics. 135, 5, p. e1292-e1299

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Open Access
2014

Cost-effectiveness of intravenous acetaminophen for pediatric tonsillectomy

Subramanyam, R., Varughese, A., Kurth, C. D. & Eckman, M. H., May 2014, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 24, 5, p. 467-475 9 p.

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Wake up safe and root cause analysis: Quality improvement in pediatric anesthesia

Tjia, I., Rampersad, S., Varughese, A., Heitmiller, E., Tyler, D. C., Lee, A. C., Hastings, L. A. & Uejima, T., Jul 2014, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 119, 1, p. 122-136 15 p.

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2013

Future of pediatric tonsillectomy and perioperative outcomes

Subramanyam, R., Varughese, A., Willging, J. P. & Sadhasivam, S., Feb 1 2013, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 77, 2, p. 194-199 6 p.

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Getting started with the model for improvement: The model in practice

Pratap, J. N., Varughese, A. M., Adler, E. & Kurth, C. D., Jan 2013, In : British Journal of Hospital Medicine. 74, 1, p. 42-46 5 p.

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Getting started with the model for improvement: Psychology and leadership in quality improvement

Pratap, J. N., Varughese, A. M., Adler, E. & Kurth, C. D., Feb 2013, In : British Journal of Hospital Medicine. 74, 2, p. 104-108 5 p.

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Improving on-time start of day and end of day for a pediatric surgical service

Varughese, A. M., Adler, E., Anneken, A. & Kurth, C. D., Jul 1 2013, In : Pediatrics. 132, 1, p. e219-e228

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Improving On-time starts for patients scheduled with general anesthesia in a MRI suite

Mahmoud, M. A., Koch, B. L., Jones, B. V. & Varughese, A. M., Jul 1 2013, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 23, 7, p. 607-613 7 p.

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Using quality improvement methods to optimize resources and maximize productivity in an anesthesia screening and consultation clinic

Varughese, A. M., Hagerman, N. & Townsend, M. E., Jul 1 2013, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 23, 7, p. 597-606 10 p.

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2012

A comparison of inhalational inductions for children in the operating room vs the induction room

Varughese, A. M., Hagerman, N., Patino, M., Wittkugel, E., Schnell, B., Salisbury, S. & Kurth, D., Apr 1 2012, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 22, 4, p. 327-334 8 p.

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Getting started with the model for improvement: Introduction and understanding variation

Pratap, J. N., Varughese, A. M., Adler, E. & Kurth, C. D., Dec 2012, In : British Journal of Hospital Medicine. 73, 12, p. 701-705 5 p.

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2010

Real-time assessment of perioperative behaviors in children and parents: Development and validation of the perioperative adult child behavioral interaction scale

Sadhasivam, S., Cohen, L. L., Hosu, L., Gorman, K. L., Wang, Y., Nick, T. G., Jou, J. F., Samol, N., Szabova, A., Hagerman, N., Hein, E., Boat, A., Varughese, A., Kurth, C. D., Willging, J. P. & Gunter, J. B., Apr 2010, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 110, 4, p. 1109-1115 7 p.

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2009

Quality of recovery from two types of general anesthesia for ambulatory dental surgery in children: A double-blind, randomized trial

KÖnig, M. W., Varughese, A. M., Brennen, K. A., Barclay, S., Shackleford, T. M., Samuels, P. J., Gorman, K., Ellis, J., Wang, Y. & Nick, T. G., Aug 1 2009, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 19, 8, p. 748-755 8 p.

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Real-time assessment of perioperative behaviors and prediction of perioperative outcomes

Sadhasivam, S., Cohen, L. L., Szabova, A., Varughese, A., Kurth, C. D., Willging, P., Wang, Y., Nick, T. G. & Gunter, J., Mar 2009, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 108, 3, p. 822-826 5 p.

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2008

Factors predictive of poor behavioral compliance during inhaled induction in children

Varughese, A. M., Nick, T. G., Gunter, J., Wang, Y. & Kurth, C. D., Aug 2008, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 107, 2, p. 413-421 9 p.

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2006

A factorial study of ondansetron, metoclopramide, and dexamethasone for emesis prophylaxis after adenotonsillectomy in children

Gunter, J. B., McAuliffe, J. J., Beckman, E. C., Wittkugel, E. P., Spaeth, J. P. & Varughese, A. M., Nov 1 2006, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 16, 11, p. 1153-1165 13 p.

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Impact of a nurse practitioner-assisted preoperative assessment program on quality

Varughese, A. M., Byczkowski, T. L., Wittkugel, E. P., Kotagal, U. & Dean Kurth, C., Jul 1 2006, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 16, 7, p. 723-733 11 p.

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The use of perioperative antibiotics in tonsillectomy: Does it decrease morbidity?

Iyer, S., DeFoor, W., Grocela, J., Kamholz, K., Varughese, A. & Kenna, M., May 1 2006, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 70, 5, p. 853-861 9 p.

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2000

Continuous epidural butorphanol relieves pruritus associated with epidural morphine infusions in children

Gunter, J. B., McAuliffe, J., Gregg, T., Weidner, N., Varughese, A. M. & Sweeney, D. M., Mar 25 2000, In : Paediatric anaesthesia. 10, 2, p. 167-172 6 p.

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1999

Levobupivacaine for ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve block in children

Gunter, J. B., Gregg, T., Varughese, A. M., Wittkugel, E. P., Berlin, R. E., Ness, D. A. & Overbeck, D. E., Sep 1 1999, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 89, 3, p. 647-649 3 p.

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1998

Ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve block with levobupivacaine in children

Gunter, J. B., Gregg, T. L., Wittkugel, E. P., Varughese, A. M., Berlin, R. E., Ness, D. & Overbeck, D., Jan 1 1998, In : Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. 23, 3 SUPPL., 1 p.

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1995

Recovery and complications after tonsillectomy in children: A comparison of ketorolac and morphine

Gunter, J. B., Varughese, A. M., Harrington, J. F., Wittkugel, E. P., Patankar, S. S., Matar, M. M., Lowe, E. E., Myer, C. M. & Willging, J. P., Dec 12 1995, In : Anesthesia and analgesia. 81, 6, p. 1136-1141 6 p.

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