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Brian Wessman, MD

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Co-director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Specialty Areas

Emergency Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

Languages

Spanish

Areas of Clinical Interest

Critical care, emergency medicine, ultrasound, sepsis

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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

MD: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 2005
Fellowship: Anethesia/surgery/medicine/critical care, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2011
BS: Biological psychology,The College of William & Mary 2000
Chief Resident: Emergency Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2009
Residency: Emergency Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The Successes and Challenges of Integrating Emergency Medicine With Critical Care Medicine.
Shiber J, Wessman BT
Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Oct; 72(4)504-506. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2018.06.032.

PMID:
    30236330
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Case for Change in Adult Critical Care Training for Physicians in the United States: A White Paper Developed by the Critical Care as a Specialty Task Force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Tisherman SA, Spevetz A, Blosser SA, Brown D, Chang C, Efron PA, O'Connor M, Sevransky JE, Wessman BT
Crit Care Med. 2018 Oct; 46(10)1577-1584. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003266.

PMID:
    30015669
    [PubMed - in process]
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Discrepancies in measuring bladder volumes with bedside ultrasound and bladder scanning in the intensive care unit: A pilot study.
Prentice DM, Sona C, Wessman BT, Ablordeppey EA, Isakow W, Arroyo C, Schallom M
J Intensive Care Soc. 2018 May; 19(2)122-126. doi: 10.1177/1751143717740805.

PMID:
    29796068
    [PubMed]
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Emergency department hyperoxia is associated with increased mortality in mechanically ventilated patients: a cohort study.
Page D, Ablordeppey E, Wessman BT, Mohr NM, Trzeciak S, Kollef MH, Roberts BW, Fuller BM
Crit Care. 2018 Jan 18; 22(1)9. doi: 10.1186/s13054-017-1926-4.

PMID:
    29347982
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Analgosedation Practices and the Impact of Sedation Depth on Clinical Outcomes Among Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation in the ED: A Cohort Study.
Stephens RJ, Ablordeppey E, Drewry AM, Palmer C, Wessman BT, Mohr NM, Roberts BW, Liang SY, Kollef MH, Fuller BM
Chest. 2017 Nov; 152(5)963-971. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.05.041.

PMID:
    28645462
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung-Protective Ventilation Initiated in the Emergency Department (LOV-ED): A Quasi-Experimental, Before-After Trial.
Fuller BM, Ferguson IT, Mohr NM, Drewry AM, Palmer C, Wessman BT, Ablordeppey E, Keeperman J, Stephens RJ, Briscoe CC, Kolomiets AA, Hotchkiss RS, Kollef MH
Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Sep; 70(3)406-418.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.01.013.

PMID:
    28259481
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Quasi-Experimental, Before-After Trial Examining the Impact of an Emergency Department Mechanical Ventilator Protocol on Clinical Outcomes and Lung-Protective Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.
Fuller BM, Ferguson IT, Mohr NM, Drewry AM, Palmer C, Wessman BT, Ablordeppey E, Keeperman J, Stephens RJ, Briscoe CC, Kolomiets AA, Hotchkiss RS, Kollef MH
Crit Care Med. 2017 Apr; 45(4)645-652. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002268.

PMID:
    28157140
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Blood product transfusion in emergency department patients: a case-control study of practice patterns and impact on outcome.
Beyer A, Rees R, Palmer C, Wessman BT, Fuller BM
Int J Emerg Med. 2017 Dec; 10(1)5. doi: 10.1186/s12245-017-0133-z.

PMID:
    28155184
    [PubMed]
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A Novel ICU Hand-Over Tool: The Glass Door of the Patient Room.
Wessman BT, Sona C, Schallom M
J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Sep; 32(8)514-519. doi: 10.1177/0885066616653947.

PMID:
    27271750
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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"Just Ask" for the ABCDEFG Campaign.
Wessman BT, Schallom M, Sona C
Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec; 43(12)e600-1. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001300.

PMID:
    26575688
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Improving Caregivers' Perceptions Regarding Patient Goals of Care/End-of-Life Issues for the Multidisciplinary Critical Care Team.
Wessman BT, Sona C, Schallom M
J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Jan; 32(1)68-76.

PMID:
    26416552
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Training emergency physicians to meet the critical care needs in the United States: a consensus of two.
Wessman BT, Fuller BM
Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct; 42(10)e677-8. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000000477.

PMID:
    25226139
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Sedation protocols and ICU delirium, goal directed volume optimization, ICU ultrasound clinical applications, critical care education