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Ira Marc Cheifetz, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor in Anesthesiology
Campus mail: Box 3046 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-5872
Email address: cheif002@mc.duke.edu

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) / Ambulatory ECMO
Mechanical ventilation
Respiratory mechanics monitoring / Airway graphics
Capnography: time-based and volumetric
Cardiorespiratory interactions
Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
High-frequency ventilation
Right ventricular injury and inotrope administration
Noninvasive ventilation

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1992 - 1993
  • Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1989 - 1992
  • M.D., Yale University, 1989

Publications

Williams, Duane C., Jennifer L. Turi, Christoph P. Hornik, Desiree K. Bonadonna, Walter L. Williford, Richard J. Walczak, Kevin M. Watt, and Ira M. Cheifetz. “Circuit oxygenator contributes to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-induced hemolysis..” Asaio J 61, no. 2 (March 2015): 190–95. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000173.

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Tarquinio, Keiko M., Joy D. Howell, Vicki Montgomery, David A. Turner, Deyin D. Hsing, Margaret M. Parker, Calvin A. Brown, et al. “Current medication practice and tracheal intubation safety outcomes from a prospective multicenter observational cohort study..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 16, no. 3 (March 2015): 210–18. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000319.

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Breuer, Ryan K., Brad Taicher, David A. Turner, Ira M. Cheifetz, and Kyle J. Rehder. “Standardizing postoperative PICU handovers improves handover metrics and patient outcomes..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 16, no. 3 (March 2015): 256–63. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000343.

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Watt, K., M. Cohen-Wolkowiez, D. Williams, D. Bonadonna, I. Cheifetz, D. K. Benjamin, and K. L. Brouwer. “ANTIFUNGAL EXTRACTION BY THE EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION (ECMO) CIRCUIT EX VIVO..” In Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 97:S16–S16. WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Curley, Martha A. Q., David Wypij, R Scott Watson, Mary Jo C. Grant, Lisa A. Asaro, Ira M. Cheifetz, Brenda L. Dodson, et al. “Protocolized sedation vs usual care in pediatric patients mechanically ventilated for acute respiratory failure: a randomized clinical trial..” Jama 313, no. 4 (January 27, 2015): 379–89. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2014.18399.

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Cheifetz, I. M., and D. A. Turner. “Approaches to adverse patient-ventilator interactions.” In Pediatric and Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation: From Basics to Clinical Practice, 1143–57, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01219-8_44.

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Turner, D. A., and I. M. Cheifetz. “Basics of gas exchange.” In Pediatric and Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation: From Basics to Clinical Practice, 43–54, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01219-8_3.

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Cheifetz, I. M., J. Salyer, G. Schmalisch, and J. D. Tobias. “Classical respiratory monitoring.” In Pediatric and Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation: From Basics to Clinical Practice, 375–419, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01219-8_12.

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Bancalari, E., I. M. Cheifetz, K. J. Rehderkyle, A. Schulze, and D. A. Turner. “Indications for invasive conventional mechanical ventilation.” In Pediatric and Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation: From Basics to Clinical Practice, 535–57, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01219-8_18.

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Peterson-Carmichael, S., I. Cheifetz, and L. Storme. “Oxygen supplementation, delivery, and physiologic effects.” In Pediatric and Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation: From Basics to Clinical Practice, 123–34, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01219-8_6.

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