Neal Cohen, MD, MPH, MS

School of Medicine Vice Dean
Professor of Clinical Anesthesia
Publications: 
Cohen NH. Determinants of Care-When Is Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation No Longer Appropriate and Who Decides? Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct; 45(10):1778-1779.
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.