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profileElisabeth Dianne Riviello, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Pulmonary - Deac 201
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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Available: 07/01/17, Expires: 07/31/19

The student would have an opportunity to choose among projects within the topic of critical care in resource constrained settings. Current projects focus on hypoxemia and the rational use of oxygen, ARDS, ultrasound, antimicrobial resistance, mortality prediction among critically ill patients, and the impact of critical care education in Rwanda. Ideally the student would spend a year developing and implementing the project, with an opportunity (though not requirement) of spending significant time in Rwanda.

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  1. Haniffa R, Beane A, Baker T, Riviello ED, Schell CO, Dondorp AM. Development and internal validation of the Simplified Mortality Score for the Intensive Care Unit (SMS-ICU). Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2018 Mar; 62(3):407-408. PMID: 29368381.
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  2. Vercesi V, Pisani L, van Tongeren PSI, Lagrand WK, Leopold SJ, Huson MMA, Henwood PC, Walden A, Smit M, Riviello ED, Pelosi P, Dondorp AM, Schultz MJ. External confirmation and exploration of the Kigali modification for diagnosing moderate or severe ARDS. Intensive Care Med. 2018 Jan 24. PMID: 29368056.
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  3. Pisani L, Riviello ED, Schultz MJ. Lung ultrasound and neonatal ARDS: is Montreux closer to Berlin than to Kigali? Lancet Respir Med. 2017 Nov; 5(11):e31. PMID: 29115272.
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  4. Schultz MJ, Dunser MW, Dondorp AM, Adhikari NK, Iyer S, Kwizera A, Lubell Y, Papali A, Pisani L, Riviello BD, Angus DC, Azevedo LC, Baker T, Diaz JV, Festic E, Haniffa R, Jawa R, Jacob ST, Kissoon N, Lodha R, Martin-Loeches I, Lundeg G, Misango D, Mer M, Mohanty S, Murthy S, Musa N, Nakibuuka J, Serpa Neto A, Nguyen Thi Hoang M, Nguyen Thien B, Pattnaik R, Phua J, Preller J, Povoa P, Ranjit S, Talmor D, Thevanayagam J, Thwaites CL. Current challenges in the management of sepsis in ICUs in resource-poor settings and suggestions for the future. Intensive Care Med. 2017 May; 43(5):612-624. PMID: 28349179.
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  5. Riviello ED, Buregeya E, Twagirumugabe T. Diagnosing acute respiratory distress syndrome in resource limited settings: the Kigali modification of the Berlin definition. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2017 Feb; 23(1):18-23. PMID: 27875408.
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  6. Sutherland T, Musafiri S, Twagirumugabe T, Talmor D, Riviello ED. Oxygen as an Essential Medicine: Under- and Over-Treatment of Hypoxemia in Low- and High-Income Nations. Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct; 44(10):e1015-6. PMID: 27635514.
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  7. Riviello ED, Kiviri W, Fowler RA, Mueller A, Novack V, Banner-Goodspeed VM, Weinkauf JL, Talmor DS, Twagirumugabe T. Predicting Mortality in Low-Income Country ICUs: The Rwanda Mortality Probability Model (R-MPM). PLoS One. 2016; 11(5):e0155858. PMID: 27196252; PMCID: PMC4873171.
  8. Riviello ED, Pisani L, Schultz MJ. What's new in ARDS: ARDS also exists in resource-constrained settings. Intensive Care Med. 2016 May; 42(5):794-796. PMID: 26984318; PMCID: PMC4828492.
  9. Musabende M, Mukabatsinda C, Riviello ED, Ogbuagu O. Concurrent cryptococcal meningitis and disseminated tuberculosis occurring in an immunocompetent male. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Feb 25; 2016. PMID: 26917794.
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  10. Riviello ED, Kiviri W, Twagirumugabe T, Mueller A, Banner-Goodspeed VM, Officer L, Novack V, Mutumwinka M, Talmor DS, Fowler RA. Hospital Incidence and Outcomes of the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Using the Kigali Modification of the Berlin Definition. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 01; 193(1):52-9. PMID: 26352116.
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  11. Riviello ED, Letchford S, Cook EF, Waxman AB, Gaziano T. Improving decision making for massive transfusions in a resource poor setting: a preliminary study in Kenya. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0127987. PMID: 26020935; PMCID: PMC4447346.
  12. Riviello ED, Sugira V, Twagirumugabe T. Sepsis research and the poorest of the poor. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 May; 15(5):501-3. PMID: 25932573.
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  13. Riviello ED. Improving outcomes for severe sepsis in Africa: one step closer. Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov; 42(11):2439-40. PMID: 25319904.
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  14. Vukoja M, Riviello E, Gavrilovic S, Adhikari NK, Kashyap R, Bhagwanjee S, Gajic O, Kilickaya O. A survey on critical care resources and practices in low- and middle-income countries. Glob Heart. 2014 Sep; 9(3):337-42.e1-5. PMID: 25667185.
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  15. Buregeya E, Fowler RA, Talmor DS, Twagirumugabe T, Kiviri W, Riviello ED. Acute respiratory distress syndrome in the global context. Glob Heart. 2014 Sep; 9(3):289-95. PMID: 25667180.
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  16. Riviello ED, Letchford S, Achieng L, Newton MW. Critical care in resource-poor settings: lessons learned and future directions. Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr; 39(4):860-7. PMID: 21297458.
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  17. Riviello ED, Wang KC, Hochman ME, Sariban A, Da Rocha RC, Dogaru G, Christopher K. Vacuolization of tubules in gadolinium-associated acute renal failure. Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2009 Jan-Mar; 113(1):108-15. PMID: 21491811.
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  18. Riviello ED. Internship in Africa: death and life. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Sep 02; 149(5):353-4. PMID: 18765706.
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  19. Poch E, Riviello ED, Christopher K. [Acute renal failure in the intensive care unit]. Med Clin (Barc). 2008 Feb 09; 130(4):141-8. PMID: 18279633.
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  20. Riviello ED, Sterling TR, Shepherd B, Fantan T, Makhema J. HIV in the workplace in Botswana: incidence, prevalence, and disease severity. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2007 Dec; 23(12):1453-60. PMID: 18160001.
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