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  1. Nair BG, Newman S, Peterson GN, Wu W, Schwid HA; Feedback Mechanisms Including Real-Time Electronic Alerts to Achieve Near 100% Timely Prophylactic Antibiotic Administration in Surgical Cases. Anesthesia & Analgesia 111(5):1293-1300; 2010.
  2. 2011

  3. Nair BG, Peterson GN, Schwid HA; Electronic Reminders to Improve Timely Antibiotic Doses. [Letter to the editor] Anesthesia & Analgesia 113(5):1284; 2011
  4. Nair BG, Newman SF, Peterson GN, Schwid HA; Automated electronic reminders to improve redosing of antibiotics during surgical cases: comparison of two approaches. Surg Infect 12(1):57-63; 2011
  5. 2012

  6. Nair BG, Peterson GN, Newman S, Wu W, Schwid HA; Improved Documentation of β-blocker Quality Measure through Anesthesia Information Management System and Real-time Notification of Documentation Errors. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 38(6):283-8; 2012
  7. Horibe M, Nair BG, Yurina G, Neradilek MB, Rozet I; Novel Computerized Fading Memory Algorithm for Glycemic Control in Postoperative Surgical Patients. Anesth Analg. 115(3):580-7; 2012
  8. 2013

  9. Nair BG, Newman SF, Peterson GN, Schwid HA; Smart Anesthesia Manager™ - A Real-time Decision Support System for Anesthesia Care during Surgery. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60(1):207-10; 2013
  10. Nair BG, Peterson GN, Neradilek MB, Newman SF, Huang EY, Schwid HA. Reducing Wastage of Inhalation Anesthetics using Real-time Decision Support to Notify of Excessive Fresh Gas Flow. Anesthesiology 118(4):874-84; 2013
  11. Nair BG, Peterson GN, Schwid HA. In reply - Sustaining a reduction in fresh gas flow rates. Anesthesiology. 119(5):1228; 2013
  12. Nair BG, Horibe M, Newman S, Wu W, Schwid HA; Near Real-time Notification of Gaps in Cuff Blood Pressure Recordings for Improved Patient Monitoring. J Clin Monit Comput. 27(3):265-71; 2013
  13. 2014

  14. Nair BG, Horibe M, Newman S, Wu W, Peterson GN, Schwid HA. AIMS-based Near Real-time Decision Support to Manage Intraoperative Hypotension and Hypertension. Anesth Analg 118(1):206-14: 2014
  15. 2015

  16. Jelacic S, Bowdle A, Nair BG, Kusulos D, Bower L, Togashi K; A Safety System for Anesthesia Drug Administration Using Barcode Technology: The Codonics Safe Label System and Smart Anesthesia Manager. Anesth Analg 121(2):410-21; 2015
  17. Greene NH, Norstedt PA, Nair BG, Souter KJ: Systematic Postoperative Nausea Prophylaxis Feedback Improves Clinical Performance in Anesthesiology Residents. JEPM 17(3):1-8. 2015
  18. Van Cleve W, Nair BG, Rooke GA: Age is Positively Associated with Increased Dose of Inhaled Volatile Anesthetics. Anesth Analg 121(3):645-651; 2015
  19. 2016

  20. Nair BG, Grunzweig K, Peterson GN, Horibe M, Neradilek MB, Newman S, Van Norman G, Schwid HA, Hao W, Hirsch IB, Dellinger P; Intraoperative Blood Glucose Management: Impact of a Real-Time Decision Support System on Adherence to Institutional Protocol. J Clin Monit Comput 30(3):301-12; 2016
  21. Grunzweig K, Nair BG, Peterson GN, Horibe M, Neradilek MB, Newman S, Van Norman G, Schwid HA, Hao W, Dellinger P, Hirsch IB; Decisional practices and patterns of intraoperative glucose management in an academic medical center. J Clin Anesthesia 32: 214-223: 2016
  22. Nair BG, Horibe M, Neradilek MB, Newman SF, Peterson GN. The Effect of Intraoperative Blood Glucose Management on Postoperative Blood Glucose Levels in Noncardiac Surgery Patients. Anesth Analg 122(3):893-902; 2016
  23. Bowdle TA, Jelacic S, Nair B. Evaluation of Perioperative Medication Errors. Anesthesiology. 125(2):429-31; 2016
  24. Kasatpibal N, Whitney JD, Dellinger EP, Nair BG, Pike KC. Failure to Redose Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Long Surgery Increases Risk of Surgical Site Infection. [Epub ahead of print] Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016
  25. Shah A, Oh D, Xue A, Lang J, Nair BG. An Electronic Handoff Tool to Facilitate Transfer of Care from Anesthesia to Nursing in Intensive Care Units. [Epub ahead of print] J Health Informatics, 2016
  26. 2017

  27. Chaikittisilpa N, Lele AV, Lyons VH, Nair BG, Newman SF, Blissitt PA, Vavilala MS. Risks of Routinely Clamping External Ventricular Drains for Intrahospital Transport in Neurocritically Ill Cerebrovascular Patients. Neurocrit Care. 26(2):196-204; 2017
  28. Jelacic S, Craddick K, Nair BG, Bounthavong M, Yeung K, Kusulos D, Knutson JA, Somani S, Bowdle A. Relative Costs of Anesthesiologist Prepared, Hospital Pharmacy Prepared and Outsourced Anesthesia Drugs. J Clin Anesth. 36:178-183; 2017
  29. Kiatchai T, Colletti AA, Lyons L, Grant RS, Vavilala MS, Nair BG. Development and Feasibility Evaluation of a Real-Time Clinical Decision Support for Trauma Anesthesia Care. (In press) Applied Clinical Informatics. 8(1):80-96; 2017
  30. Nair BG, Gabel E, Hofer I, Schwid H, Cannesson M; Intraoperative Clinical Decision Support for Anesthesia — a Narrative Review of Available Systems. Anesth Analg 124(2):603-617; 2016
  31. Shah AC, Nair BG, Spiekerman CF, Bollag LA.Continuous intraoperative epidural infusions affect recovery room length of stay and analgesic requirements: a single-center observational study.
    [Epub ahead of print] J Anesth. 2017
  32. Sunshine JE, Dagal A, Bransford R, Zhang F, Nair BG, Sam R. Sharar. Methylprednisolone Therapy in Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: Analysis of a Regional Spinal Cord Model Systems Database (In press) Anesth Analg 2017
  33. Lee AT, Gagnidze A, Pan S, Sookplung P, Nair BG, Newman S, Ben-Ari A, Zaky A, Cain K, Vavilala MS, Rozet I. Preoperative Low Dose Aspirin Exposure and Outcomes after Emergency Neurosurgery for Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage in Elderly Patients. (In press) Anesth Analg 2017

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