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H. Bryant Nguyen, MD
Vice Chair, Research, Medicine
School of Medicine
Professor, Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine
Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Professor, Medicine
School of Medicine
Publications    Scholarly Journals--Published
  • Nguyen HB, Evans WJ. Olfactory evoked potentials in normal human subjects. J Undergraduate Res Bio Sci 1993; 23:737-48. (*)
  • Estacion M, Nguyen HB, Gargus JJ. Calcium is permeable through a maitotoxin-activated nonselective cation channel in mouse L-cells. Am J of Physio 1996; 270:C1145-52. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Estacion M, Gargus JJ. Mutations causing achondroplasia and thanatophoric dysplasia alter bFGF induced calcium signals in human diploid fibroblasts. Hum Mol Gen 1997; 6:681-9. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Rivers EP, Havstad S, Knoblich B, Hays G, Ressler J, Tomlanovich MC. Critical care delivery in the emergency department: A physiologic assessment and outcome evaluation. Acad Emerg Med 2000; 7:1354-61. (*)
  • Rivers E, Nguyen B, Havstad S, Ressler J, Muzzin A, Knoblich B, Peterson E, Tomlanovich M. Early goal-directed therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock. N Engl J Med 2001; 345:1368-77. (*)
  • Rivers EP, Nguyen HB, Huang DT, Donnino M. Critical care and emergency medicine. Curr Opin Crit Care 2002; 8:600-6. (*)
  • Donnino MW, Karriem-Norwood V, Rivers EP, Gupta A, Nguyen HB, Jacobsen G, McCord J, Tomlanovich MC. Prevalence of elevated troponin I in end stage renal disease patients receiving hemodialysis. Acad Emerg Med 2004; 11: 979-981. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Rivers EP, Knoblich BP, Jacobsen G, Muzzin AM, Ressler J, Tomlanovich MC. Early lactate clearance is associated with improved outcome in severe sepsis and septic shock. Crit Care Med 2004; 32:1637-42. (*)
  • Cuschieri J, Rivers EP, Donnino MW, Katilius M, Jacobsen G, Nguyen HB, Pamukov N, Horst HM. Central venous-arterial carbon dioxide difference as an indicator of cardiac index. Int Care Med 2005; 31:818-22. (*)
  • Hargrove J, Nguyen HB. Outcome predictions for the critically ill patients in the emergency department. Crit Care 2005; 9:376-383. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Rivers EP. The clinical practice of early goal-directed therapy in severe sepsis and septic shock. Adv Sepsis 2005; 4:126-33. (*)
  • Osborn TM, Nguyen HB, Rivers EP. Emergency medicine and the surviving sepsis campaign: An international approach to managing severe sepsis and septic shock. Ann Emerg Med 2005; 46:228-31. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Corbett SW, Menes K, Cho T, McDaugharthy J, Klein W, Wittlake WA. Early goal-directed therapy, corticosteroid and recombinant human activated protein C for the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med 2006; 13:109-13. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Rivers EP, Abrahamian FM, Moran GJ, Abraham E, Trezciak S, Huang D, Osborn T, Stevens D, Talan DA. Severe sepsis and septic shock: Review of the literature and emergency department management guidelines. Ann Emerg Med 2006; 48:28-54. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Losey T, Rasmussen J, Oliver R, Guptill M, Wittlake WA, Corbett SW. Inter-rater agreement of a transcutaneous Doppler ultrasound cardiac output monitoring device: Implications for non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring in emergency department patients. Am J Emerg Med 2006; 24:828:35. (*)
  • Otero R, Nguyen HB, Huang DT, Gaieski DF, Goyal M, Gunnerson K, Trzeciak S, Sherwin R, Holthaus CV, Osborn T, Jacobson G, Rivers EP. Early goal directed therapy in severe sepsis and septic shock: Revisiting the concepts, controversies and contemporary findings. Chest 2006; 130:1579-95. (*)
  • Mou J, Lyon K, Nguyen HB. The nuts and bolts of sepsis program implementation in the emergency department. Emerg Med Crit Care Rev 2006; 42-44. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Smith D. Sepsis in the 21st century: Recent definitions and therapeutic advances. Am J Emerg Med 2006; 25:564-71. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Corbett SW, Steele R, Banta J, Clark RT, Hayes S, Edwards J, Cho T, WittlakeWA. Implementation of a bundle of quality indicators for the early management of severe sepsis and septic shock is associated with decreased mortality. Crit Care Med 2007; 35:1105-12. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Lynch EL, Mou JA, Lyon K, WittlakeWA, Corbett SW. The utility of a quality improvement bundle in bridging the gap between research and standard care in the management of severe sepsis and septic shock in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med 2007; 14:1079-86. (*)
  • Gregorius DD, Dawood R, Ruh K, Nguyen HB. Severe high altitude pulmonary edema: A patient managed successfully with non-invasive positive pressure ventilation in the emergency department. Emerg Med J 2008; 25:243-4. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Banta J, Cho T, Van Ginkel C, Burroughs K, Wittlake WA, Corbett SW. Mortality predictions using current physiologic scoring systems in patients meeting criteria for early goal-directed therapy and the severe sepsis resuscitation bundle. Shock 2008; 30:23-8. (*)
  • Stewart GM, Nguyen HB, Kim TY, Jauregui J, Hayes S, Wittlake WA, Corbett SW. Inter-rater reliability for non-invasive measurement of cardiac function in children. Ped Emerg Care 2008; 24:433-7. (*)
  • Nguyen HB, Oh J, Otero R, Burroughs K, WittlakeWA, Corbett SW. Standardization of severe sepsis management: A survey of methodologies in academic and community settings. J Emerg Med 2008; Epub July 21. (*)
  • Vemulakonda S, Nguyen HB. Severe sepsis and septic shock: Recent updates in definitions, treatments, and quality improvement. InternationalHospital and Equipment 2008;34:18-20. (*)
  • Shapiro NI, Trzeciak S, Hollander JE, Birkhahn R, Otero R, Osborn TM, Moretti E, Nguyen HB, Gunnerson KJ, Milzman D, Gaieski DF, Goyal M, Cairns CB, Ngo L, Rivers EP. A prospective, multi-center derivation of a biomarker panel to assess risk of organ dysfunction, shock, and death in emergency department patients with suspected sepsis. Critical Care Med 2009;37:96-104. (*)
  • Nguyen HB. Dear SIRS, can MEDS help you predict patient outcome now, really? Crit Care Med 2008; 36:625-6. (*)
  Books and Chapters
  • Greenwald PW, Weingart Sc, Nguyen HB. Severe sepsis and septic shock. In: Rowe B. Evidence-based Emergency Medicine, 1st ed, 2008; In-Press. (*)
  • Rivers EP, Nguyen HB, Osborn T, Gaieski D, Goyal M, Gunnerson K, Trzeciak S, Sherwin R, Holthaus C, Otero R. Early goal-directed therapy in severe sepsis and septic shock. In: Kuhlen R, Moreno R, Ranieri M, Rhodes A. ESICM, 25 Years of Progress and Innovation, 1st ed, 2007:189-97. (*)
  • Rivers EP, Otero RM, Nguyen HB. Approach to the patient in shock. In: Emergency Medicine, A Comprehensive Study Guide, Tintinalli, 6th ed, 2004:219-25. (*)