Neal Cohen, MD, MPH, MS

School of Medicine Vice Dean
Professor of Clinical Anesthesia
Publications: 
Prielipp RC, Cohen NH. The future of anesthesiology: implications of the changing healthcare environment. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2016 Apr; 29(2):198-205.
Prielipp RC, Morell RC, Coursin DB, Brull SJ, Barker SJ, Rice MJ, Vender JS, Cohen NH. In Response. Anesth Analg. 2015 Dec; 121(6):1680-2.
Prielipp RC, Morell RC, Coursin DB, Brull SJ, Barker SJ, Rice MJ, Vender JS, Cohen NH, Warner MA, Apfelbaum JL. Dialogue on the Future of Anesthesiology. Anesth Analg. 2015 May; 120(5):1152-4.
Prielipp RC, Morell RC, Coursin DB, Brull SJ, Barker SJ, Rice MJ, Vender JS, Cohen NH. The Future of Anesthesiology: Should the Perioperative Surgical Home Redefine Us? Anesth Analg. 2015 May; 120(5):1142-8.
Cohen NH, Patterson AJ, Coursin DB. Time to break down silos: alternative approaches to staffing ICUs. Crit Care Med. 2014 Jul; 42(7):e535-6.
Miller RD, Ward TA, McCulloch CE, Cohen NH. A comparison of lidocaine and bupivacaine digital nerve blocks on noninvasive continuous hemoglobin monitoring in a randomized trial in volunteers. Anesth Analg. 2014 Apr; 118(4):766-71.
Culley DJ, Fahy BG, Xie Z, Lekowski R, Buetler S, Liu X, Cohen NH, Crosby G. Academic productivity of directors of ACGME-accredited residency programs in surgery and anesthesiology. Anesth Analg. 2014 Jan; 118(1):200-5.
Puntillo KA, Neuhaus J, Arai S, Paul SM, Gropper MA, Cohen NH, Miaskowski C. Challenge of assessing symptoms in seriously ill intensive care unit patients: can proxy reporters help? Crit Care Med. 2012 Oct; 40(10):2760-7.
Miller RD, Ward TA, McCulloch CE, Cohen NH. Does a digital regional nerve block improve the accuracy of noninvasive hemoglobin monitoring? J Anesth. 2012 Dec; 26(6):845-50.
Miller RD, Ward TA, Shiboski SC, Cohen NH. A comparison of three methods of hemoglobin monitoring in patients undergoing spine surgery. Anesth Analg. 2011 Apr; 112(4):858-63.
Puntillo KA, Arai S, Cohen NH, Gropper MA, Neuhaus J, Paul SM, Miaskowski C. Symptoms experienced by intensive care unit patients at high risk of dying. Crit Care Med. 2010 Nov; 38(11):2155-60.
Coursin DB, Cohen NH, Murray MJ. Refrain from exclusionary training. Crit Care Med. 2010 Sep; 38(9):1919-20; author reply 1920-1.
Cohen NH. Critical care medicine in the United States: what we know, what we do not, and where we go from here. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):304-6.
Cohen NH. The real reasons not to rely on severity scores. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):334-5.
Melese T, Lin SM, Chang JL, Cohen NH. Open innovation networks between academia and industry: an imperative for breakthrough therapies. Nat Med. 2009 May; 15(5):502-7.
Cohen NH. Advance directives: know what you want, get what you need. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007 Dec; 82(12):1460-2.
Cousin DB, Barrett H, Bion JF, Cohen NH. Crisis in critical care: training and certifying future intensivists. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2006 Apr; 19(2):107-10.
Cohen NH, Kummer HB. Ethics update: lessons learned from Terri Schiavo: the importance of healthcare proxies in clinical decision-making. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2006 Apr; 19(2):122-6.
Cohen NH. A low-volume, low-pressure tracheal tube may not solve the problem! Crit Care Med. 2006 Mar; 34(3):900-2.
Cohen NH, Maccioli GA. "Trip wires" in the trenches. Crit Care Med. 2005 Aug; 33(8):1862-3.
Miller RD, Cohen NH. The impact of productivity-based incentives on faculty salary-based compensation. Anesth Analg. 2005 Jul; 101(1):195-9, table of contents.
Maccioli GA, Cohen NH. General anesthesia in the intensive care unit? Is it ready for "prime time"? Crit Care Med. 2005 Mar; 33(3):687-8.
Cohen NH. Anesthetic depth is not (yet) a predictor of mortality! Anesth Analg. 2005 Jan; 100(1):1-3.
Dorman T, Angood PB, Angus DC, Clemmer TP, Cohen NH, Durbin CG, Falk JL, Helfaer MA, Haupt MT, Horst HM, Ivy ME, Ognibene FP, Sladen RN, Grenvik AN, Napolitano LM. Guidelines for critical care medicine training and continuing medical education. Crit Care Med. 2004 Jan; 32(1):263-72.
Cohen NH. Assessing futility of medical interventions--is it futile? Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb; 31(2):646-8.
Cohen NH. How should patients feel about prolonged mechanical ventilation? Can we predict their choices, and if so, should we? Crit Care Med. 2002 Jul; 30(7):1656-8.
Petroni KC, Cohen NH. Continuous renal replacement therapy: anesthetic implications. Anesth Analg. 2002 May; 94(5):1288-97.
Hanson CW, Sladen RN, Cohen NH, Deutschman CS, Breslow M. Demands of an aging population for critical care and pulmonary services. JAMA. 2001 Feb 28; 285(8):1017-8.
Cohen NH. Reduced mortality from septic shock--lessons for the future. Crit Care Med. 1998 Dec; 26(12):1956-8.
Cohen NH, Eigen H, Shaughnessy TE. Status asthmaticus. Crit Care Clin. 1997 Jul; 13(3):459-76.
Heidenreich PA, Foster E, Cohen NH. Prediction of outcome for critically ill patients with unexplained hypotension. Crit Care Med. 1996 Nov; 24(11):1835-40.
Porter C, Cohen NH. Indirect calorimetry in critically ill patients: role of the clinical dietitian in interpreting results. J Am Diet Assoc. 1996 Jan; 96(1):49-57.
Heidenreich PA, Stainback RF, Redberg RF, Schiller NB, Cohen NH, Foster E. Transesophageal echocardiography predicts mortality in critically ill patients with unexplained hypotension. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1995 Jul; 26(1):152-8.
Dodson BA, Kelly BJ, Braswell LM, Cohen NH. Changes in acetylcholine receptor number in muscle from critically ill patients receiving muscle relaxants: an investigation of the molecular mechanism of prolonged paralysis. Crit Care Med. 1995 May; 23(5):815-21.
Schwartz DE, Matthay MA, Cohen NH. Death and other complications of emergency airway management in critically ill adults. A prospective investigation of 297 tracheal intubations. Anesthesiology. 1995 Feb; 82(2):367-76.
Schwartz DE, Lieberman JA, Cohen NH. Women are at greater risk than men for malpositioning of the endotracheal tube after emergent intubation. Crit Care Med. 1994 Jul; 22(7):1127-31.
Mahlmeister MJ, Fink JB, Cohen NH. A strategy for reducing costs associated with pulse oximetry in noncritical care areas. Respir Care. 1993 Sep; 38(9):1005-13.
Chortkoff BS, Perlman B, Cohen NH. Delayed pneumothorax following difficult tracheal intubation. Anesthesiology. 1992 Dec; 77(6):1225-7.
Schwartz DE, Kelly B, Caldwell JE, Carlisle AS, Cohen NH. Succinylcholine-induced hyperkalemic arrest in a patient with severe metabolic acidosis and exsanguinating hemorrhage. Anesth Analg. 1992 Aug; 75(2):291-3.
Szaflarski NL, Cohen NH. Use of capnography in critically ill adults. Heart Lung. 1991 Jul; 20(4):363-72.
Schnapp LM, Cohen NH. Pulse oximetry. Uses and abuses. Chest. 1990 Nov; 98(5):1244-50.
Urbanowicz JH, Shaaban MJ, Cohen NH, Cahalan MK, Botvinick EH, Chatterjee K, Schiller NB, Dae MW, Matthay MA. Comparison of transesophageal echocardiographic and scintigraphic estimates of left ventricular end-diastolic volume index and ejection fraction in patients following coronary artery bypass grafting. Anesthesiology. 1990 Apr; 72(4):607-12.
Smedira NG, Evans BH, Grais LS, Cohen NH, Lo B, Cooke M, Schecter WP, Fink C, Epstein-Jaffe E, May C. Withholding and withdrawal of life support from the critically ill. N Engl J Med. 1990 Feb 1; 322(5):309-15.
Brunel W, Coleman DL, Schwartz DE, Peper E, Cohen NH. Assessment of routine chest roentgenograms and the physical examination to confirm endotracheal tube position. Chest. 1989 Nov; 96(5):1043-5.
Nussmeier NA, Lambert ML, Moskowitz GJ, Cohen NH, Weiskopf RB, Fisher DM, Eger EI. Washin and washout of isoflurane administered via bubble oxygenators during hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesthesiology. 1989 Oct; 71(4):519-25.
Szaflarski NL, Cohen NH. Use of pulse oximetry in critically ill adults. Heart Lung. 1989 Sep; 18(5):444-53.
Smith RA, Dodson TB, Cohen NH. Postoperative pulse oximetry of patients in maxillomandibular fixation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1989 Jul; 47(7):684-8.
Nussmeier NA, Moskowitz GJ, Weiskopf RB, Cohen NH, Fisher DM, Eger EI. In vitro anesthetic washin and washout via bubble oxygenators: influence of anesthetic solubility and rates of carrier gas inflow and pump blood flow. Anesth Analg. 1988 Oct; 67(10):982-7.
Lo B, Raffin TA, Cohen NH, Wachter RM, Luce JM, Hopewell PC. Ethical dilemmas about intensive care for patients with AIDS. Rev Infect Dis. 1987 Nov-Dec; 9(6):1163-7.
Forbes AR, Cohen NH, Eger EI. Pancuronium reduces halothane requirement in man. Anesth Analg. 1979 Nov-Dec; 58(6):497-9.
Cohen NH, Lemberg L. Cardiac rehabilitation in the coronary care unit. Part II. Heart Lung. 1978 Sep-Oct; 7(5):861-4.
Cohen NH, Lemberg L. Cardiac rehabilitation in the coronary care unit. Part I. Heart Lung. 1978 Jul-Aug; 7(4):667-70.