Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor, and recent ABSN graduate Elise Christoferson published an article in American Journal of Critical Care entitled "Critical Update on the Third Edition of the Guidelines for Managing Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Children."
Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor, was the invited keynote speaker at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago's Nursing Research Day conference, Innovations in Clinical Inquiry, held on October 23. Her keynote was entitled "The Road to Scholarship and Team Science in Pediatric TBI."
Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor, has been selected to chair the Children and Youth Committee of the North Carolina Brain Injury Advisory Council.
Congratulations to Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor, and her entire team who has received an award from HARD – World Federation of Pediatric Intensive & Critical Care Societies for her proposal entitled “Environmental Sensors in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Examining the Relationship of Light and Sound to Pediatric Sleep and Delirium Risk." This project was awarded $10,000 for a one-year project period.
In the United States, there are more than 600,000 children each year seen in emergency rooms due to traumatic brain injury (TBI), a disruption to the normal function of the brain caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head. Severe TBI results in approximately 7,000 childhood deaths annually, while survivors of the condition may suffer from long-term health conditions such as seizures, learning difficulty and communication disorders.
Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor, recently presented "Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound in Pediatric Neurocritical Care: Clinical and Research Applications" at the 42nd American Society of Neuroimaging in Puerto Rico. She presented this topic with her colleagues Kerri LaRovere of Boston Children's Hospital, Brain Appavu of Pheonix Children's Hospital, Nicol O'Brien of Nationwide Children's Hospital, Karen Lidsky of Wolfson's Children Hospital and Darryl Miles of Dallas Children's Hospital.
Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor, recently published an article entitled "The Effect of the Relationship of APOE Polymorphisms and Cerebral Vasospasm on Functional Outcomes in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury" in Biological Research for Nursing. Co-authors include Michael Regier, of Verisk Analytics; Ellen Bennett, of Duke University Medical Center; and Daniel Laskowitz, of Duke University Medical Center.
Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor; and Rémi Hueckel, assistant professor; are assuming leadership positions within the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) beginning in Feb. at the SCCM Congress in San Diego.
Reuter-Rice will be serving as the vice-chair (2019-2020) and chair (2021-2022) for the Society’s Scientific Review Committee. This position includes representation on the Discovery Grant Steering Committee.
Hueckel will be serving as the chair-elect for the SCCM Pediatric APRN Subcommittee.
Mitchell Knisely, assistant professor; Karin Reuter-Rice, associate professor and Jennifer Dungan, associate professor, recently attended the International Society for Nurses in Genetics "2018 ISONG World Congress - Building Connections to Genomic Health" in Orlando, Florida.
Several members of the DUSON community recently attended the Duke MBA Health Care Conference 2018: Shaping the Future of Health Care. Curated by Duke's Fuqua School of Business Healthcare Club, the Duke MBA Health Care Conference brought together industry experts who are shaping the future of healthcare to share ideas, debate paths forward, foster learning and provoke conversations that matter.