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    Barry P. Markovitz, MD

    TitleProfessor of Clinical Pediatrics
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentPediatrics
    AddressCHL MailStop 12
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089
    Phone+1 323 361 8673
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      American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Critical Care2014Distinguished Career Award

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      1. Amirnovin R, Markovitz B. A Tale of Two Controversies: Low Cardiac Output Syndrome and Corticosteroids. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul; 18(7):719-720. PMID: 28691961.
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      2. Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Jeffries HE, Brundage N, Markovitz B, Scanlon MC, Simsic JM. Association of 24/7 In-House Intensive Care Unit Attending Physician Coverage With Outcomes in Children Undergoing Heart Operations. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec; 102(6):2052-2061. PMID: 27324525.
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      3. Giuliano JS, Markovitz B, Brierley J, Levin R, Williams G, Lum LC, Dorofaeff T, Cruces P, Bush JL, Keele L, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL. Comparison of Pediatric Severe Sepsis Managed in U.S. and European ICUs. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun; 17(6):522-30. PMID: 27124566.
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      4. Markovitz B, Kukuyeva I, Soto-Campos G, Khemani RG. PICU Volume and Outcome: A Severity-Adjusted Analysis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun; 17(6):483-9. PMID: 26959348.
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      5. Gupta P, Robertson MJ, Rettiganti M, Seib PM, Wernovsky G, Markovitz B, Simsic J, Tobias JD. Impact of Timing of ECMO Initiation on Outcomes After Pediatric Heart Surgery: A Multi-Institutional Analysis. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Jun; 37(5):971-8. PMID: 27037549.
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      6. Gupta P, Tang X, Rettiganti M, Lauer C, Kacmarek RM, Rice TB, Markovitz B, Wetzel RC. Association of house staff training with mortality in children with critical illness. Acta Paediatr. 2016 Feb; 105(2):e60-6. PMID: 26399703.
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      7. Abou-Zamzam AA, Markovitz B. Is It Safe? Are There Limits With Procedural Sedation for Endoscopy in Children? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct; 16(8):783-4. PMID: 26427813.
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      8. Zipkin R, Ostrom K, Olowoyeye A, Markovitz B, Schrager SM. Association Between Implementation of a Cardiovascular Step-Down Unit and Process-of-Care Outcomes in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Hosp Pediatr. 2015 May; 5(5):256-62. PMID: 25934809.
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      9. Nelson LP, Markovitz B. Are we correctly diagnosing adrenal insufficiency or are we just spitting into the wind? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 May; 16(4):385-6. PMID: 25946267; PMCID: PMC4425213.
      10. Epstein D, Unger JB, Ornelas B, Chang JC, Markovitz B, Dodek PM, Heyland DK, Gold JI. Satisfaction with care and decision making among parents/caregivers in the pediatric intensive care unit: a comparison between English-speaking whites and Latinos. J Crit Care. 2015 Apr; 30(2):236-41. PMID: 25541103.
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      11. Bhalla A, Markovitz B. Neonatal single-ventricle palliative surgery: lost in (dead) space? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct; 15(8):777-8. PMID: 25280149.
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      12. Bennett TD, Spaeder MC, Matos RI, Watson RS, Typpo KV, Khemani RG, Crow S, Benneyworth BD, Thiagarajan RR, Dean JM, Markovitz B. Existing data analysis in pediatric critical care research. Front Pediatr. 2014; 2:79. PMID: 25121079; PMCID: PMC4114296.
      13. Markovitz B. Proving propofol "safe" for continuous sedation in the PICU is an impossible task. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jul; 15(6):577. PMID: 25000429.
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      14. DiCarlo JV, Markovitz B. "Not your father's internet"*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar; 15(3):266-7. PMID: 24608496.
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      15. Rehder KJ, Cheifetz IM, Markovitz B, Turner DA. Survey of in-house coverage by pediatric intensivists: characterization of 24/7 in-hospital pediatric critical care faculty coverage*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Feb; 15(2):97-104. PMID: 24366511.
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      16. Epstein D, Unger JB, Ornelas B, Chang JC, Markovitz B, Moromisato DY, Dodek PM, Heyland DK, Gold JI. Psychometric evaluation of a modified version of the family satisfaction in the ICU survey in parents/caregivers of critically ill children*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 14(8):e350-6. PMID: 23863815.
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      17. Yasaka Y, Khemani RG, Markovitz B. Is shock index associated with outcome in children with sepsis/septic shock?*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 14(8):e372-9. PMID: 23962830.
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      18. Shibata S, Khemani RG, Markovitz B. Patient origin is associated with duration of endotracheal intubation and PICU length of stay for children with status asthmaticus. J Intensive Care Med. 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):154-9. PMID: 23753230.
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      19. Khemani RG, Schneider JB, Morzov R, Markovitz B, Newth CJ. Pediatric upper airway obstruction: interobserver variability is the road to perdition. J Crit Care. 2013 Aug; 28(4):490-7. PMID: 23337481; PMCID: PMC3644547.
      20. Thomas NJ, Guardia CG, Moya FR, Cheifetz IM, Markovitz B, Cruces P, Barton P, Segal R, Simmons P, Randolph AG. A pilot, randomized, controlled clinical trial of lucinactant, a peptide-containing synthetic surfactant, in infants with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Nov; 13(6):646-53. PMID: 22791092.
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      21. Dicarlo JV, Markovitz B. "You're not Superman you know..." (1). Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Sep; 13(5):602-3. PMID: 22955463.
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      22. Edwards JD, Houtrow AJ, Vasilevskis EE, Rehm RS, Markovitz B, Graham RJ, Dudley RA. Chronic conditions among children admitted to U.S. pediatric intensive care units: their prevalence and impact on risk for mortality and prolonged length of stay*. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul; 40(7):2196-203. PMID: 22564961; PMCID: PMC3378726.
      23. Ingaramo OA, Khemani RG, Markovitz B, Epstein D. Effect of race on the timing of the Glenn and Fontan procedures for single-ventricle congenital heart disease. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar; 13(2):174-7. PMID: 21666532.
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      24. Hayes LW, Dobyns EL, DiGiovine B, Brown AM, Jacobson S, Randall KH, Wathen B, Richard H, Schwab C, Duncan KD, Thrasher J, Logsdon TR, Hall M, Markovitz B. A multicenter collaborative approach to reducing pediatric codes outside the ICU. Pediatrics. 2012 Mar; 129(3):e785-91. PMID: 22351886.
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      25. Epstein D, Markovitz B. Where in the world is WALDO (Why Adrenal Levels Defy Observation)? Hemodynamic correlates of serum cortisol in neonates after cardiopulmonary bypass. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 May; 12(3):359-60. PMID: 21637148.
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      26. Epstein D, Wong CF, Khemani RG, Moromisato DY, Waters K, Kipke MD, Markovitz B. Race/Ethnicity is not associated with mortality in the PICU. Pediatrics. 2011 Mar; 127(3):e588-97. PMID: 21357333.
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      27. Markovitz B. Intensive insulin therapy-reduced mortality in patients in paediatric intensive care. Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed. 2011 Feb; 96(1):21. PMID: 20675520.
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      28. Khemani RG, Randolph A, Markovitz B. Steroids for post extubation stridor: pediatric evidence is still inconclusive. Intensive Care Med. 2010 Jul; 36(7):1276-7. PMID: 20237767.
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      29. Typpo KV, Petersen NJ, Hallman DM, Markovitz B, Mariscalco MM. Day 1 multiple organ dysfunction syndrome is associated with poor functional outcome and mortality in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Sep; 10(5):562-70. PMID: 19741445; PMCID: PMC2780005.
      30. Markovitz B. Pediatric critical care surge capacity. J Trauma. 2009 Aug; 67(2 Suppl):S140-2. PMID: 19667847.
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      31. Khemani RG, Randolph A, Markovitz B. Corticosteroids for the prevention and treatment of post-extubation stridor in neonates, children and adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Jul 08; (3):CD001000. PMID: 19588321.
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      32. Khemani RG, Markovitz B, Curley MAQ. Characteristics of children intubated and mechanically ventilated in 16 PICUs. Chest. 2009 Sep; 136(3):765-771. PMID: 19542258; PMCID: PMC2775993.
      33. Markovitz B. The drug that would not die (though patients receiving it do). Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 May; 10(3):418-9. PMID: 19433954.
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      34. Tamburro RF, Thomas NJ, Pon S, Jacobs BR, Dicarlo JV, Markovitz B, Jefferson LS, Willson DF. Post hoc analysis of calfactant use in immunocompromised children with acute lung injury: Impact and feasibility of further clinical trials. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2008 Sep; 9(5):459-64. PMID: 18679142.
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      35. Bateman ST, Lacroix J, Boven K, Forbes P, Barton R, Thomas NJ, Jacobs B, Markovitz B, Goldstein B, Hanson JH, Li HA, Randolph AG. Anemia, blood loss, and blood transfusions in North American children in the intensive care unit. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Jul 01; 178(1):26-33. PMID: 18420962.
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      36. Markovitz B, Andresen EM. Lack of insurance coverage and urgent care use for asthma: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Public Health. 2006 Jan 24; 6:14. PMID: 16433926; PMCID: PMC1402279.
      37. Markovitz B, Cook R, Flick LH, Leet TL. Socioeconomic factors and adolescent pregnancy outcomes: distinctions between neonatal and post-neonatal deaths? BMC Public Health. 2005 Jul 25; 5:79. PMID: 16042801; PMCID: PMC1190191.
      38. Markovitz B, Goodman DM, Watson RS, Bertoch D, Zimmerman J. A retrospective cohort study of prognostic factors associated with outcome in pediatric severe sepsis: what is the role of steroids? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005 May; 6(3):270-4. PMID: 15857523.
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      39. Checchia PA, McCollegan J, Daher N, Kolovos N, Levy F, Markovitz B. The effect of surgical case volume on outcome after the Norwood procedure. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Apr; 129(4):754-9. PMID: 15821640.
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      40. Willson DF, Thomas NJ, Markovitz B, Bauman LA, DiCarlo JV, Pon S, Jacobs BR, Jefferson LS, Conaway MR, Egan EA. Effect of exogenous surfactant (calfactant) in pediatric acute lung injury: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2005 Jan 26; 293(4):470-6. PMID: 15671432.
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      41. Markovitz B. The principle of multicollinearity. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005 Jan; 6(1):94; author reply 94-5. PMID: 15643312.
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      42. Markovitz B. The wired pediatric intensive care unit today: what is your patient's URL? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2004 Sep; 5(5):493-4. PMID: 15356395.
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      43. Markovitz B. Continuous propofol infusion in 142 critically ill children. Pediatrics. 2003 Dec; 112(6 Pt 1):1460-1; author reply 1460-1. PMID: 14654635.
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      44. Braner D, Markovitz B. Digital image compression: pixels n' bits. J Intensive Care Med. 2003 Jul-Aug; 18(4):229-30. PMID: 15035770.
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      45. Markovitz B, Goodman KW. Case reports on the Web redux: confidentiality still in jeopardy. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 926. PMID: 14728432; PMCID: PMC1480164.
      46. Markovitz B. Small trials and drug safety: when will we learn? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2003 Jan; 4(1):129. PMID: 12656566.
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      47. Markovitz B, Randolph AG. Corticosteroids for the prevention of reintubation and postextubation stridor in pediatric patients: A meta-analysis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2002 Jul; 3(3):223-226. PMID: 12780960.
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      48. Markovitz B. Does magnesium sulphate have a role in the management of paediatric status asthmaticus? Arch Dis Child. 2002 May; 86(5):381-2. PMID: 11970943; PMCID: PMC1751095.
      49. Markovitz B, May L. Three patients, two hearts. Hastings Cent Rep. 1998 Sep-Oct; 28(5):20-1. PMID: 11656765.
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