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Christopher Tainter

Title(s)Associate Clinical Professor -, Anesthesiology
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WAMD
    The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NYEmergency Medicine
    The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NYRDMS
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MAAnesthesia Critical Care Medicine
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    UCSD Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine2015  - 2016Outstanding Teacher Award
    San Diego Magazine2017  - 2018Top Docs

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    1. Almehlisi A, Tainter C. Emergency department pain management: beyond opioids. Emerg Med Pract. 2019 Nov; 21(11):1-24. PMID: 31647862.
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    2. Glober NK, Tainter CR, Kim D. Reply to "the futility of resuscitating an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest cannot be summarized by three simple criteria". Resuscitation. 2019 11; 144:201-202. PMID: 31539612.
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    3. Wardi G, Brice J, Correia M, Liu D, Self M, Tainter C. Demystifying Lactate in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 Feb; 75(2):287-298. PMID: 31474479.
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    4. Glober NK, Tainter CR, Abramson TM, Staats K, Gilbert G, Kim D. A simple decision rule predicts futile resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2019 09; 142:8-13. PMID: 31228547.
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    5. Goebel M, Tainter C, Kahn C, Dunford JV, Serra J, Pierce J, Donofrio JJ. An Urban 9-1-1 System's Experience with Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2019 Jul-Aug; 23(4):560-565. PMID: 30285520.
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    6. Abe T, Madotto F, Pham T, Nagata I, Uchida M, Tamiya N, Kurahashi K, Bellani G, Laffey JG. Epidemiology and patterns of tracheostomy practice in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome in ICUs across 50 countries. Crit Care. 2018 08 17; 22(1):195. PMID: 30115127.
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    7. Glober N, Tainter CR, Brennan J, Darocki M, Klingfus M, Choi M, Derksen B, Rudolf F, Wardi G, Castillo E, Chan T. The DAGMAR Score: D-dimer assay-guided moderation of adjusted risk. Improving specificity of the D-dimer for pulmonary embolism. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 05; 37(5):895-901. PMID: 30104092.
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    8. Glober N, Tainter CR, Brennan J, Darocki M, Klingfus M, Choi M, Derksen B, Rudolf F, Wardi G, Castillo E, Chan T. Use of the d-dimer for Detecting Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2018 05; 54(5):585-592. PMID: 29502865.
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    9. Tainter CR, Braun OÖ, Teran F, Nguyen AP, Robbins K, O'Brien EO, McMillan ZM, Schmidt U, Meier A, Goebel M, Pretorius V, Brambatti M, Adler ED, Seethala R. Emergency department visits among patients with left ventricular assist devices. Intern Emerg Med. 2018 Sep; 13(6):907-913. PMID: 29273909.
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    10. Wardi G, Villar J, Nguyen T, Vyas A, Pokrajac N, Minokadeh A, Lasoff D, Tainter C, Beitler JR, Sell RE. Factors and outcomes associated with inpatient cardiac arrest following emergent endotracheal intubation. Resuscitation. 2017 12; 121:76-80. PMID: 29032298.
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    11. Tainter CR, Nguyen AP, Pollock KA, O'Brien EO, Lee J, Schmidt U, Jahanasouz F, Owens RL, Meier A. The impact of a daily "medication time out" in the Intensive Care Unit. J Crit Care. 2018 Feb; 43:366-369. PMID: 28939276.
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    12. McMillan ZM, Tainter CR. An Improvement on Central Line Dressings Using an "Omental" Technique. Anesth Analg. 2017 05; 124(5):1739. PMID: 28328751.
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    13. Bellani G, Laffey JG, Pham T, Madotto F, Fan E, Brochard L, Esteban A, Gattinoni L, Bumbasirevic V, Piquilloud L, van Haren F, Larsson A, McAuley DF, Bauer PR, Arabi YM, Ranieri M, Antonelli M, Rubenfeld GD, Thompson BT, Wrigge H, Slutsky AS, Pesenti A. Noninvasive Ventilation of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Insights from the LUNG SAFE Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 01 01; 195(1):67-77. PMID: 27753501.
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    14. Mueller N, Murthy S, Tainter CR, Lee J, Riddell K, Fintelmann FJ, Grabitz SD, Timm FP, Levi B, Kurth T, Eikermann M. Can Sarcopenia Quantified by Ultrasound of the Rectus Femoris Muscle Predict Adverse Outcome of Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients as well as Frailty? A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2016 Dec; 264(6):1116-1124. PMID: 26655919.
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    15. Tainter CR, Gentges JA, Thomas SH, Burns BD. Can Emergency Medicine Residents Predict Cost of Diagnostic Testing? West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jan; 18(1):159-162. PMID: 28116030.
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    16. Laffey JG, Bellani G, Pham T, Fan E, Madotto F, Bajwa EK, Brochard L, Clarkson K, Esteban A, Gattinoni L, van Haren F, Heunks LM, Kurahashi K, Laake JH, Larsson A, McAuley DF, McNamee L, Nin N, Qiu H, Ranieri M, Rubenfeld GD, Thompson BT, Wrigge H, Slutsky AS, Pesenti A. Potentially modifiable factors contributing to outcome from acute respiratory distress syndrome: the LUNG SAFE study. Intensive Care Med. 2016 Dec; 42(12):1865-1876. PMID: 27757516.
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    17. Bellani G, Laffey JG, Pham T, Fan E. The LUNG SAFE study: a presentation of the prevalence of ARDS according to the Berlin Definition! Crit Care. 2016 09 09; 20:268. PMID: 27608629.
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    18. Seethala RR, Blackney K, Hou P, Kaafarani HMA, Yeh DD, Aisiku I, Tainter C, deMoya M, King D, Lee J. The Association of Age With Short-Term and Long-Term Mortality in Adults Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit. J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Oct; 32(9):554-558. PMID: 27402394.
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    19. Tainter CR, Wong NL, Cudemus-Deseda GA, Bittner EA. The "Flipped Classroom" Model for Teaching in the Intensive Care Unit. J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Mar; 32(3):187-196. PMID: 26912409.
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    20. Bellani G, Laffey JG, Pham T, Fan E, Brochard L, Esteban A, Gattinoni L, van Haren F, Larsson A, McAuley DF, Ranieri M, Rubenfeld G, Thompson BT, Wrigge H, Slutsky AS, Pesenti A. Epidemiology, Patterns of Care, and Mortality for Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Intensive Care Units in 50 Countries. JAMA. 2016 Feb 23; 315(8):788-800. PMID: 26903337.
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    21. Glober N, Burns BD, Tainter CR. Rapid Electrocardiogram Evolution in a Dialysis Patient. J Emerg Med. 2016 Mar; 50(3):497-500. PMID: 26826768.
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    22. Tainter CR, Levine AR, Quraishi SA, Butterly AD, Stahl DL, Eikermann M, Kaafarani HM, Lee J. Noise Levels in Surgical ICUs Are Consistently Above Recommended Standards. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 44(1):147-52. PMID: 26457750.
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    23. Tainter CR, Wong NL, Bittner EA. Innovative strategies in critical care education. J Crit Care. 2015 Jun; 30(3):550-6. PMID: 25702843.
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    24. Tainter CR, Huang AW, Strayer RJ. Fatal pulmonary embolization after negative serial ultrasounds. J Emerg Med. 2015 Feb; 48(2):158-60. PMID: 25456776.
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    25. Tainter CR, Bunch S, Manini AF, Sallustio S, Acharya JK. Dietary practices revealed with radiography: pictures worth a thousand words. J Emerg Med. 2014 Jul; 47(1):78-80. PMID: 24613224.
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    26. Williams EA, Tainter CR.. Emergency Medicine Practice Guidelines Update. Guidelines for the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Emergency Department. 2013; 2(5):1-9.
    27. Tainter CR. An evidence-based approach to traumatic pain management in the emergency department. Emerg Med Pract. 2012 Aug; 14(8):1-26. PMID: 22916717.
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    28. Parekh R, Care DA, Tainter CR. Rhabdomyolysis: advances in diagnosis and treatment. Emerg Med Pract. 2012 Mar; 14(3):1-15; quiz 15. PMID: 22497086.
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    29. Tainter CR.. Emergency Medicine Practice Guidelines Update. Current Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Syncope in the Emergency Department. 2010; 12(2):1-9.
    30. Smith L, Tainter C, Regnier M, Martyn DA. Cooperative cross-bridge activation of thin filaments contributes to the Frank-Starling mechanism in cardiac muscle. Biophys J. 2009 May 06; 96(9):3692-702. PMID: 19413974.
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