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Friday, December 9, 2016
O'Brien, Jr, MD
Former Associate Professor
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University
A current funded project is a prospective cohort study examining the association between excess weight and proximate and durable outcomes for mechanically ventilated adults. I am also interested in the influence of excess weight on provider bias and disparities in care.
A second project examines the association between the development of delirium among patients with sepsis and long-term mortality and morbidity.