Rachel Mckay, MD

Clinical Professor

Greenberg AL, Kelly YM, McKay RE, Varma MG, Sarin A. Risk factors and outcomes associated with postoperative ileus following ileostomy formation: a retrospective study. Perioper Med (Lond). 2021 Dec 13; 10(1):55.
McKay RE, Larson MD. Detection of opioid effect with pupillometry. Auton Neurosci. 2021 11; 235:102869.
McKay RE, Kohn MA, Larson MD. Pupillary unrest, opioid intensity, and the impact of environmental stimulation on respiratory depression. J Clin Monit Comput. 2022 04; 36(2):473-482.
McKay RE, Kohn MA, Schwartz ES, Larson MD. Evaluation of two portable pupillometers to assess clinical utility. Concussion. 2020 Oct 28; 5(4):CNC82.
Tovikkai P, Rogers SJ, Cello JP, Mckay RE. Intraoperative lidocaine infusion and 24-hour postoperative opioid consumption in obese patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 Aug; 16(8):1124-1132.
Eagle KA, McKay RE. Pre-Operative Risk Prediction: Will Better Tools Produce Better Outcomes? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 06 25; 73(24):3079-3081.
McKay RE, Neice AE, Larson MD. Pupillary Unrest in Ambient Light and Prediction of Opioid Responsiveness: Case Report on Its Utility in the Management of 2 Patients With Challenging Acute Pain Conditions. A A Pract. 2018 May 15; 10(10):279-282.
House LM, McKay RE, Eagan JT, McCormick ZL. Nocturnal phantom shock cessation with zolpidem. Heart Lung. 2018 Jan - Feb; 47(1):76-79.
McKay RE, Hall KT, Hills N. The Effect of Anesthetic Choice (Sevoflurane Versus Desflurane) and Neuromuscular Management on Speed of Airway Reflex Recovery. Anesth Analg. 2016 Feb; 122(2):393-401.
McKay RE. Nitrous oxide and cardiovascular outcome: perspective from the POISE trial. Anesth Analg. 2013 May; 116(5):962-965.
P.J. Guffey, W.R. McKay, R.E. McKay. Case Report. Obstetric Anesthesia Digest. 2011 Dec 1; 31(4):248.
Rozner MA, McKay RE. Components of safe propofol sedation: defining the formula. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Mar; 9(3):347-8.
Mckay RE, Rozner M. Negotiating the unanticipated costs of success. Anesth Analg. 2011 Nov; 113(5):984-6.
Rachel Eshima McKay. Chapter 8 Inhaled Anesthetics. Basics of Anesthesia. 2011 Jan 1; 78-98.
Royse CF, Newman S, Chung F, Stygall J, McKay RE, Boldt J, Servin FS, Hurtado I, Hannallah R, Yu B, Wilkinson DJ. Development and feasibility of a scale to assess postoperative recovery: the post-operative quality recovery scale. Anesthesiology. 2010 Oct; 113(4):892-905.
Guffey PJ, McKay WR, McKay RE. Case report: epidural hematoma nine days after removal of a labor epidural catheter. Anesth Analg. 2010 Oct; 111(4):992-5.
Paolini JB, Mancini J, Genestal M, Gonzalez H, McKay RE, Samii K, Fourcade OA. Predictive value of abdominal obesity vs. body mass index for determining risk of intensive care unit mortality. Crit Care Med. 2010 May; 38(5):1308-14.
McKay RE. Bleeding complications after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: interpreting the contribution of hetastarch. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Mar; 139(3):793-4; author reply 794-5.
McKay RE, Malhotra A, Cakmakkaya OS, Hall KT, McKay WR, Apfel CC. Effect of increased body mass index and anaesthetic duration on recovery of protective airway reflexes after sevoflurane vs desflurane. Br J Anaesth. 2010 Feb; 104(2):175-82.
McKay RE, Rozner MA. Preventing pacemaker problems with nerve stimulators. Anaesthesia. 2008 May; 63(5):554-6; author reply 556-7.
McKay RE, Bostrom A, Balea MC, McKay WR. Airway responses during desflurane versus sevoflurane administration via a laryngeal mask airway in smokers. Anesth Analg. 2006 Nov; 103(5):1147-54.
Mckay RE, Large MJC, Balea MC, Mckay WR. Airway reflexes return more rapidly after desflurane anesthesia than after sevoflurane anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2005 Mar; 100(3):697-700.
Warren R McKay, Rachel Eshima McKay. Neurolytic Celiac Plexus Block for Benign Pain. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2003 Nov 1; 28(6):495-497.
McKay WR, McKay RE. Neurolytic celiac plexus block for benign pain: still a question? Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2003 Nov-Dec; 28(6):495-7.
Rollins M, McKay WR, McKay RE. Airway difficulty after a brachial plexus subclavian perivascular block. Anesth Analg. 2003 Apr; 96(4):1191-1192.
White PF, Eshima RW, Maurer A, King T, Lin BK, Heavner JE, Bogetz MS, Kaye AD. A comparison of airway responses during desflurane and sevoflurane administration via a laryngeal mask airway for maintenance of anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2003 Mar; 96(3):701-705.