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Aileen L. Kirby M.D.

    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care School of Medicine

Dr. Kirby received her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1992. She completed a pediatric residency at Loma Linda and then a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke`s Medical Center.

  • Residency:

    • Pediatric, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric critcal care, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke`s Medical Center

Memberships and associations

  • Pediatric critical care, 2000


  • "Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) in pediatric cardiac surgery" Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Annual  2004
  • "Discordant identification of pediatric severe sepsis by research and clinical definitions in the SPROUT international point prevalence study" Critical Care September 16 2015
  • "Improved outcomes associated with early resuscitation in septic shock" Pediatrics October 2003
  • "Ventilator Management Protocols in Pediatrics" Respiratory Care Clinics of North America September 2006
  • "Recognition and Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass Patients" Annals of Thoracic Surgery June 2006
  • "Respiratory secretion analyses in the evaluation of ventilator-associated pneumonia" Pediatric Critical Care Medicine October 10 2014
  • "Patterns of Sedation Weaning in Critically Ill Children Recovering From Acute Respiratory Failure" Pediatric Critical Care Medicine January 1 2016
  • "Family presence during pediatric tracheal intubations" JAMA Pediatrics March 1 2016
  • "Comparison of Pediatric Severe Sepsis Managed in U.S. and European ICUs" Pediatric Critical Care Medicine June 1 2016
  • "Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Infections" Pediatric Critical Care Medicine November 8 2016
  • "New or Progressive Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Pediatric Severe Sepsis" Pediatric Critical Care Medicine January 1 2017
  • "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Parental Refusal of Consent in a Large, Multisite Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Trial" Journal of Pediatrics May 1 2017
  • "Sedation Management in Children Supported on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Acute Respiratory Failure" Critical Care Medicine June 13 2017
  • "Sedation Management for Critically Ill Children with Pre-Existing Cognitive Impairment" Journal of Pediatrics March 1 2019
  • "Risk Factors for Mortality in Pediatric Postsurgical versus Medical Severe Sepsis" Journal of Surgical Research October 1 2019
  • "Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Events" Pediatric Critical Care Medicine December 1 2018
  • "High Levels of Morbidity and Mortality among Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients with Severe Sepsis" Pediatric Critical Care Medicine December 1 2017
  • "Site variability in regulatory oversight for an international study of pediatric sepsis" Pediatric Critical Care Medicine April 1 2018
  • "A prospective investigation of interleukin-8 levels in pediatric acute respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome" Critical Care April 17 2019
  • "Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatric Severe Sepsis" Critical Care Medicine December 1 2016
  • "The association of nutrition status expressed as body mass index z score with outcomes in children with severe sepsis" Critical Care Medicine January 1 2018

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