James A. Thomas, MD, FAAP
It is both an honor and a privilege to care for children and families both here in Houston and in resource-limited settings.
Innovative approaches to treatment of cardiopulmonary failure. Clinical ethics at the limits of technology, viability, and resources. Designing culturally appropriate and ethically sound maternal-child care systems for vulnerable populations.
Clinical applicability of advanced cardiopulmonary support strategies to improve outcomes.
Anton-Martin P, Thompson MT, Sheeran PD, Fischer A, Taylor D, Thomas JA. “Extubation during Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO): a single center experience.” Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2014 Nov;15:861-9, Accession no. 25251516.
Thomas, JA, “Inflammation and Innate Immunity,” Chapter revision for Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition, 2015, Chapter 19, pages 225-39.
Bastero, P and Thomas, JA, “Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Pediatrics,” in Rudolph’s Textbook of Pediatrics, 23rd Edition, 2017.
Joffe A, Carcillo J, Anton N, deCaen A, Hong Y, Bell M, Maffei F, Sullivan J, Thomas J, Guerra G. “Donation after cardiac death: a call for a moratorium pending full public disclosure and fully informed consent.” Philos Ethics Humanities in Medicine 2011 Dec;6(1):11. PMID:2220661.
Greely, HT, TE Hamm, R Johnson, CR Price, R Weingarten, TA Raffin, and The Stanford University Medical Center Committee on Ethics, “The Ethical Use of Human Fetal Tissue in Medicine,” The New England Journal of Medicine 1989, 320(16):1093-1096, PMID 2535632.
Thomas, JA, TE Hamm, PE Perkins, TA Raffin, and the Stanford University Medical Center Committee on Ethics, “Animal Research at Stanford University: Principles, Policies and Practices,” The New England Journal of Medicine 1988, 318(24):1630-1632, PMID 3374537.
Ruark, JE, TA Raffin, and the Stanford University Medical Center Committee on Ethics, “Initiating and Withdrawing Life Support: Principles and Practice in Adult Medicine,” The New England Journal of Medicine 1988, 318(1):25-30, PMID 3275889.
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