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Brian M Fuller, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology -- Critical Care

Specialty Areas

Emergency Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Clinical Interest

Critical care medicine, mechanical ventilation, acute respiratory distress syndrome, sepsis, pulmonary embolism

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-758-6787
Fax: 314-362-0478

Education

Education

Critical Care Fellowship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 2009
Chief Fellow: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 2009
Chief Resident: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2007
MD: University of Alabama School of Medicine 2003
Residency: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2007
MSCI: Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2013
BS - Biology: University of Alabama at Birmingham 1998

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The presence of hypothermia within 24 hours of sepsis diagnosis predicts persistent lymphopenia.
Drewry AM, Fuller BM, Skrupky LP, Hotchkiss RS
Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun; 43(6)1165-9. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000940.

PMID:
    25793436
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The use of inhaled prostaglandins in patients with ARDS: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Skrupky L, Fowler S, Kollef MH, Carpenter CR
Chest. 2015 Jun; 147(6)1510-22. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-3161.

PMID:
    25742022
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The adrenal gland and corticosteroid therapy in sepsis: I certainly remain uncertain.
Fuller BM
Crit Care Med. 2015 Mar; 43(3)702-3. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000791.

PMID:
    25700055
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response to "regarding the benefits and harms of blood transfusion in septic patients".
Fuller BM
J Emerg Med. 2014 Dec; 47(6)694-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.07.059.

PMID:
    25271181
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of serial lactate monitoring on emergency department resuscitation interventions and clinical outcomes in severe sepsis and septic shock: an observational cohort study.
Dettmer M, Holthaus CV, Fuller BM
Shock. 2015 Jan; 43(1)55-61. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000260.

PMID:
    25186838
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of cardiac dysfunction on acute respiratory distress syndrome and mortality in mechanically ventilated patients with severe sepsis and septic shock: an observational study.
Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Graetz TJ, Lynch IP, Dettmer M, Cullison K, Coney T, Gogineni S, Gregory R
J Crit Care. 2015 Feb; 30(1)65-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.07.027.

PMID:
    25179413
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Limiting acute respiratory distress syndrome in the emergency department: a survey of US academic emergency medicine physicians.
Fuller BM, Mohr NM
Eur J Emerg Med. 2014 Oct; 21(5)387-8. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000150.

PMID:
    25159175
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Persistent lymphopenia after diagnosis of sepsis predicts mortality.
Drewry AM, Samra N, Skrupky LP, Fuller BM, Compton SM, Hotchkiss RS
Shock. 2014 Nov; 42(5)383-91. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000234.

PMID:
    25051284
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical implications for patients treated inappropriately for community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department.
Micek ST, Lang A, Fuller BM, Hampton NB, Kollef MH
BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Feb 5; 1461. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-61.

PMID:
    24499035
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reducing the burden of acute respiratory distress syndrome: the case for early intervention and the potential role of the emergency department.
Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Hotchkiss RS, Kollef MH
Shock. 2014 May; 41(5)378-87. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000142.

PMID:
    24469236
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Body temperature patterns as a predictor of hospital-acquired sepsis in afebrile adult intensive care unit patients: a case-control study.
Drewry AM, Fuller BM, Bailey TC, Hotchkiss RS
Crit Care. 2013 Sep 12; 17(5)R200. doi: 10.1186/cc12894.

PMID:
    24028682
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mechanical ventilation and acute lung injury in emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock: an observational study.
Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Dettmer M, Kennedy S, Cullison K, Bavolek R, Rathert N, McCammon C
Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Jul; 20(7)659-69. doi: 10.1111/acem.12167.

PMID:
    23859579
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Protective ventilation for patients without acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Carpenter CR
JAMA. 2013 Feb 20; 309(7)654-5. doi: 10.1001/jama.2012.197018.

PMID:
    23423402
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lower tidal volume at initiation of mechanical ventilation may reduce progression to acute respiratory distress syndrome: a systematic review.
Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Drewry AM, Carpenter CR
Crit Care. 2013 Jan 18; 17(1)R11. doi: 10.1186/cc11936.

PMID:
    23331507
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Emergency Department vancomycin use: dosing practices and associated outcomes.
Fuller BM, Mohr N, Skrupky L, Mueller K, McCammon C
J Emerg Med. 2013 May; 44(5)910-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.09.036.

PMID:
    23260465
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Low tidal volume ventilation should be the routine ventilation strategy of choice for all emergency department patients.
Mohr NM, Fuller BM
Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Aug; 60(2)215-6. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2011.05.011.

PMID:
    22818369
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transfusion of packed red blood cells is not associated with improved central venous oxygen saturation or organ function in patients with septic shock.
Fuller BM, Gajera M, Schorr C, Gerber D, Dellinger RP, Parrillo J, Zanotti S
J Emerg Med. 2012 Oct; 43(4)593-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.01.038.

PMID:
    22445679
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical and demographic factors associated with antipyretic use in gram-negative severe sepsis and septic shock.
Mohr NM, Fuller BM, Skrupky LP, Moy H, Alunday R, Micek ST, Fagley RE
Ann Pharmacother. 2011 Oct; 45(10)1207-16. doi: 10.1345/aph.1Q319.

PMID:
    21934034
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The association of prior statin use in septic shock treated with early goal directed therapy.
Fuller BM, Gajera M, Schorr C, Gerber D, Dellinger RP, Zanotti S
Eur J Emerg Med. 2012 Aug; 19(4)226-30. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0b013e32834b3467.

PMID:
    21915053
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Change in temperature profile may precede fever and be an early indicator of sepsis: a case report.
Mohr NM, Hotchkiss RS, Micek ST, Durrani S, Fuller BM
Shock. 2011 Sep; 36(3)318-20; discussion 320-1. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0b013e318224f5ee.

PMID:
    21844790
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Early mechanical ventilation, acute respiratory distress syndrome, sepsis