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Rita N. Bakhru, M.D., M.S.

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionWake Forest School of Medicine
DepartmentInternal Medicine - Pulmonary
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    R03AG060076     (BAKHRU, RITA NANIK)Aug 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2021
    ASPIRE: A Study Promoting Critical Illness Recovery in the Elderly
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Haines KJ, Sevin CM, Hibbert E, Boehm LM, Aparanji K, Bakhru RN, Bastin AJ, Beesley SJ, Butcher BW, Drumright K, Eaton TL, Farley T, Firshman P, Fritschle A, Holdsworth C, Hope AA, Johnson A, Kenes MT, Khan BA, Kloos JA, Kross EK, MacLeod-Smith B, Mactavish P, Meyer J, Montgomery-Yates A, Quasim T, Saft HL, Slack A, Stollings J, Weinhouse G, Whitten J, Netzer G, Hopkins RO, Mikkelsen ME, Iwashyna TJ, McPeake J. Key Mechanisms By Which Post-ICU Activities Can Improve In-ICU Care: Results of the International THRIVE Collaboratives. Intensive Care Med. 2019; 7(45):939-947.
    2. Bakhru RN, Basner M, Kerlin MP, Halpern SD, Hansen-Flaschen J, Rosen IM, Dinges DF, Schweickert WD. Sleep and Work in ICU Physicians During a Randomized Trial of Nighttime Intensivist Staffing. Crit Care Med. 2019; 7(47):894-902.
    3. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute PETAL Clinical Trials Network, Moss M, Huang DT, Brower RG, Ferguson ND, Ginde AA, Gong MN, Grissom CK, Gundel S, Hayden D, Hite RD, Hou PC, Hough CL, Iwashyna TJ, Khan A, Liu KD, Talmor D, Thompson BT, Ulysse CA, Yealy DM, Angus DC. Bakhru R= Contributor. Early Neuromuscular Blockade in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. NEJM. 2019; 21:1997-2008.
    4. Berry MJ, Files DC, Campos CL, Bakhru RN, Skaggs BM, Morris PE. Echogenicity Is Related to Skeletal Muscle Strength in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2019; 3(39):E17-E20.
    5. Palakshappa J, Bakhru RN. Bedside Ultrasonography Can and Should Be Used in the ICU to Evaluate Muscle Atrophy. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019.
    6. Gandotra S, Lovato J, Case D, Bakhru RN, Gibbs K, Berry M, Files DC, Morris PE. Physical Function Trajectories in Survivors of Acute Respiratory Failure. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019; 4(16):471-477.
    7. Berry MJ, Love NJ, Files DC, Bakhru RN, Morris PE. The relationship between self-report and performance-based measure of physical function following an ICU stay. J Crit Care. 2019; 51:19-23.
    8. Haines KJ, McPeake J, Hibbert E, Boehm LM, Aparanji K, Bakhru R, Bastin AJ, Beesley SJ, Beveridge L, Butcher BW, Drumright K, Eaton TL, Farley T, Firshman P, Fritschle A, Holdsworth C, Hope AA, Johnson A, Kenes MT, Khan BA, Kloos JA, Kross EK, Mactacvish P, Meyer J, Montgomery-Yates A, Quasim T, Saft H, Slack A, Stollings J, Weinhouse G, Whitten J, Netzer G, Hopkins RO, Mikkelsen ME, Iwashyna TJ, Sevin CM. Enablers and Barriers to Implementing ICU Follow-up Clinics and Peer Support Groups Following Critical Illness: The Thrive Collaboratives. Crit Care Med. 2019.
    9. Parry S, Granger C, Files DC, Bakhru R, Clark R, Puthucheary Z, Denehy L, Morris PE, McGinley J, Berry M, Dhar S, Larkin J. The Fear and Risk of Community Falls in Patients Following an Intensive Care Admission: An Exploratory Cohort Study. Australian Critical Care. 2019.
    10. Goad NT, Bakhru RN, Pirkle JL, Kenes MT. Association of Hyperchloremia with Unfavorable Clinical Outcomes in Adults with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. 2019.
    11. Bakhru RN, Davidson JF, Boostaver RE, Kenes MT, Peters SP, Welborn KG, Creech OR, Morris PE, Files DC. Implementation of an ICU Recovery Clinic at a Tertiary Care Academic Center. Critical Care Explorations. 2019.
    12. McPeake J, Hirshberg EL, Christie LM, Drumright K, Haines K, Hough CL, Meyer J, Wade D, Andrews A, Bakhru R, Bates S, Barwise JA, Bastarache J, Beesley SJ, Boehm LM, Brown S, Clay AS, Firshman P, Greenberg S, Harris W, Hill C, Hodgson C, Holdsworth C, Hope AA, Hopkins RO, Howell DCJ, Janssen A, Jackson JC, Johnson A, Kross EK, Lamas D, MacLeod-Smith B, Mandel R, Marshall J, Mikkelsen ME, Nackino M, Quasim T, Sevin CM, Slack A, Spurr R, Still M, Thompson C, Weinhouse G, Wilcox ME, Iwashyna TJ. Models of Peer Support to Remediate Post-Intensive Care Syndrome: A Report Developed by the Society of Critical Care Medicine Thrive International Peer Support Collaborative. Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov 12. PMID: 30422863.
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    13. Bakhru RN, Davidson JF, Bookstaver RE, Kenes MT, Welborn KG, Morris PE, Clark Files D. Physical function impairment in survivors of critical illness in an ICU Recovery Clinic. J Crit Care. 2018 06; 45:163-169. PMID: 29494941.
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    14. Bakhru RN, Schweickert WD. Reply: Are No, or Late, Mobility Practices Taken in Intensive Care Units without an Early Mobility Protocol? Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 01; 14(1):150. PMID: 28035874.
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    15. Bakhru RN, McWilliams DJ, Wiebe DJ, Spuhler VJ, Schweickert WD. Intensive Care Unit Structure Variation and Implications for Early Mobilization Practices. An International Survey. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 09; 13(9):1527-37. PMID: 27268952.
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    16. Morris PE, Berry MJ, Files DC, Thompson JC, Hauser J, Flores L, Dhar S, Chmelo E, Lovato J, Case LD, Bakhru RN, Sarwal A, Parry SM, Campbell P, Mote A, Winkelman C, Hite RD, Nicklas B, Chatterjee A, Young MP. Standardized Rehabilitation and Hospital Length of Stay Among Patients With Acute Respiratory Failure: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2016 Jun 28; 315(24):2694-702. PMID: 27367766.
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    17. McSparron JI, Hayes MM, Poston JT, Thomson CC, Fessler HE, Stapleton RD, Carlos WG, Hinkle L, Liu K, Shieh S, Ali A, Rogers A, Shah NG, Slack D, Patel B, Wolfe K, Schweickert WD, Bakhru RN, Shin S, Sell RE, Luks AM. ATS Core Curriculum 2016: Part II. Adult Critical Care Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 05; 13(5):731-40. PMID: 27144797.
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    18. Bakhru RN, Wiebe DJ, McWilliams DJ, Spuhler VJ, Schweickert WD. An Environmental Scan for Early Mobilization Practices in U.S. ICUs. Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov; 43(11):2360-9. PMID: 26308435.
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    19. Bakhru RN, Schweickert WD. Intensive care ultrasound: I. Physics, equipment, and image quality. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Oct; 10(5):540-8. PMID: 24161064.
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    20. Kerlin MP, Small DS, Cooney E, Fuchs BD, Bellini LM, Mikkelsen ME, Schweickert WD, Bakhru RN, Gabler NB, Harhay MO, Hansen-Flaschen J, Halpern SD. A randomized trial of nighttime physician staffing in an intensive care unit. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jun 06; 368(23):2201-9. PMID: 23688301.
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    21. Bakhru RN, McKenzie M, Turowski JB. Depressive symptoms in spouses of older patients with severe sepsis, surrogate decision makers' interpretation of prognostic information, and effect of estrogen on pseudomonas in cystic fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Apr 15; 187(8):888-9. PMID: 23586382.
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    22. Zacks DN, Zheng QD, Han Y, Bakhru R, Miller JW. FAS-mediated apoptosis and its relation to intrinsic pathway activation in an experimental model of retinal detachment. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004 Dec; 45(12):4563-9. PMID: 15557468.
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    23. Hackam AS, Bradford RL, Bakhru RN, Shah RM, Farkas R, Zack DJ, Adler R. Gene discovery in the embryonic chick retina. Mol Vis. 2003 Jun 20; 9:262-76. PMID: 12819621.
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