Robert Tasker

Robert Tasker, MB, BS, MD

Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine; Director, Pediatric NeuroCritical Care Program

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

    Medical Services

    Specialties

    • Critical Care

    Departments

    • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine
    • Neurology

    Languages

    • English

    Programs

    • NeuroCritical Care Program
    • Brain Injury Center
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    Experience and Education

    Education

    Undergraduate, Medical Sciences

    Selwyn College, Cambridge University,

    Medical School, Medicine; Surgery

    The Royal London Hospital Medical College; London University,

    Graduate School, Medicine

    Royal College of Physicians, UK,

    Pediatric Intensive Care Fellowship

    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children,

    London, England

    Pediatric Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurocritical Care Fellowship

    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children,

    London, England

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

    Johns Hopkins Hospital,

    Baltimore, MD

    Publications

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    1. Tasker RC, Goodkin HP, Sánchez Fernández I, Chapman KE, Abend NS, Arya R, Brenton JN, Carpenter JL, Gaillard WD, Glauser TA, Goldstein J, Helseth AR, Jackson MC, Kapur K, Mikati MA, Peariso K, Wainwright MS, Wilfong AA, Williams K, Loddenkemper T. Refractory Status Epilepticus in Children: Intention to Treat With Continuous Infusions of Midazolam and Pentobarbital. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct; 17(10):968-975.
    2. Tasker RC, Akhondi-Asl A. Targeted Temperature Management After Cardiac Arrest Due to Drowning: "Frequentist" and "Bayesian" Decision Making. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Aug; 17(8):789-91.
    3. Papadelis C, Ashkezari SF, Doshi C, Thome-Souza S, Pearl PL, Grant PE, Tasker RC, Loddenkemper T. Real-time multi-channel monitoring of burst-suppression using neural network technology during pediatric status epilepticus treatment. Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 Aug; 127(8):2820-31.
    4. Peters MJ, Butt W, Tasker RC. Focus on paediatrics. Intensive Care Med. 2016 Aug; 42(8):1203-5.
    5. Tasker RC, Randolph AG. The authors reply. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun; 17(6):583-4.
    6. Tasker RC. Opportunities for Enhancing Patient Recruitment in Clinical Research: Building an Evidence Base for Critical Care Medicine. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar; 17(3):267-9.
    7. Tasker RC, Menon DK. Critical Care and the Brain. JAMA. 2016 Feb 23; 315(8):749-50.
    8. Tasker RC. Positioning the breathing but unresponsive patient: what is the evidence? Arch Dis Child. 2016 Jun; 101(6):508-9.
    9. Tasker RC, Sharpe RM. Dealing with phthalates in medical devices: a case of primum non nocere (first do no harm)? Intensive Care Med. 2016 Apr; 42(4):602-4.
    10. Spruijt B, Tasker RC, Driessen C, Lequin MH, van Veelen ML, Mathijssen IM, Joosten KF. Abnormal transcranial Doppler cerebral blood flow velocity and blood pressure profiles in children with syndromic craniosynostosis and papilledema. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2016 Apr; 44(4):465-70.
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    12. Tasker RC, Randolph AG. Severity-of-Illness Scoring in Pediatric Critical Care: Quo Vadis? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 17(1):83-5.
    13. Tasker RC. Editorial: Pediatric structural cerebrovascular disease, interventions, hemodynamics, and pathophysiology. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 27(6):692-3.
    14. Tasker RC, Duncan ED. Focal cerebral ischemia and neurovascular protection: a bench-to-bedside update. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 27(6):694-9.
    15. Geva A, Tasker RC, Randolph AG. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Children. N Engl J Med. 2015 Sep 3; 373(10):979.
    16. Tasker RC, Randolph AG. Pediatric Pulseless Arrest With "Nonshockable" Rhythm: Does Faster Time to Epinephrine Improve Outcome? JAMA. 2015 Aug 25; 314(8):776-7.
    17. Spruijt B, Joosten KF, Driessen C, Rizopoulos D, Naus NC, van der Schroeff MP, Wolvius EB, van Veelen ML, Tasker RC, Mathijssen IM. Algorithm for the Management of Intracranial Hypertension in Children with Syndromic Craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Aug; 136(2):331-40.
    18. Inwald DP, Butt W, Tasker RC. Fluid resuscitation of shock in children: what, whence and whither? Intensive Care Med. 2015 Aug; 41(8):1457-9.
    19. Branco RG, Garcia PC, Tasker RC. Another step in understanding glucocorticoid resistance in critical illness. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun; 16(5):489-90.
    20. Sánchez Fernández I, Abend NS, Agadi S, An S, Arya R, Brenton JN, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Gaillard WD, Glauser TA, Goodkin HP, Kapur K, Mikati MA, Peariso K, Ream M, Riviello J, Tasker RC, Loddenkemper T. Time from convulsive status epilepticus onset to anticonvulsant administration in children. Neurology. 2015 Jun 9; 84(23):2304-11.
    21. Tasker RC, Vitali SH. Continuous infusion, general anesthesia and other intensive care treatment for uncontrolled status epilepticus. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Dec; 26(6):682-9.
    22. Tasker RC. Status epilepticus in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Dec; 26(6):653-4.
    23. Tasker RC. Intracranial pressure and cerebrovascular autoregulation in pediatric critical illness. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Dec; 21(4):255-62.
    24. Garcia TT, Garcia PC, Molon ME, Piva JP, Tasker RC, Branco RG, Ferreira PE. Prevalence of burnout in pediatric intensivists: an observational comparison with general pediatricians. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct; 15(8):e347-53.
    25. Wilkes R, Tasker RC. Intensive care treatment of uncontrolled status epilepticus in children: systematic literature search of midazolam and anesthetic therapies*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Sep; 15(7):632-9.
    26. Tasker RC. Raised intracranial pressure during CNS infection: what should we do about it?*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Aug; 42(8):1936-8.
    27. Portela JL, Garcia PC, Piva JP, Barcelos A, Bruno F, Branco R, Tasker RC. Intramuscular midazolam versus intravenous diazepam for treatment of seizures in the pediatric emergency department: a randomized clinical trial. Med Intensiva. 2015 Apr; 39(3):160-6.
    28. Tasker RC, Acerini CL. Cerebral edema in children with diabetic ketoacidosis: vasogenic rather than cellular? Pediatr Diabetes. 2014 Jun; 15(4):261-70.
    29. Macrae D, Tasker RC, Elbourne D. A trial of hyperglycemic control in pediatric intensive care. N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 3; 370(14):1355-6.
    30. Tasker RC. Update on pediatric neurocritical care. Paediatr Anaesth. 2014 Jul; 24(7):717-23.
    31. Tasker RC, Burns J. Hypertonic saline therapy for cerebral edema in diabetic ketoacidosis: no change yet, please. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar; 15(3):284-5.
    32. Mehta NM, Smallwood CD, Joosten KF, Hulst JM, Tasker RC, Duggan CP. Accuracy of a simplified equation for energy expenditure based on bedside volumetric carbon dioxide elimination measurement--a two-center study. Clin Nutr. 2015 Feb; 34(1):151-5.
    33. McCann ME, Schouten AN, Dobija N, Munoz C, Stephenson L, Poussaint TY, Kalkman CJ, Hickey PR, de Vries LS, Tasker RC. Infantile postoperative encephalopathy: perioperative factors as a cause for concern. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar; 133(3):e751-7.
    34. Tasker RC. Hypothermia did not improve mortality or disability in severe traumatic brain injury. Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed. 2014 Jun; 99(3):119.
    35. Tasker RC, Darras BT. Neuromuscular disorders: from diagnosis to translational research, drug development and clinical trials. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Dec; 25(6):674-5.
    36. Sánchez Fernández I, Abend NS, Agadi S, An S, Arya R, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Gaillard WD, Glauser TA, Goldstein DB, Goldstein JL, Goodkin HP, Hahn CD, Heinzen EL, Mikati MA, Peariso K, Pestian JP, Ream M, Riviello JJ, Tasker RC, Williams K, Loddenkemper T. Gaps and opportunities in refractory status epilepticus research in children: a multi-center approach by the Pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group (pSERG). Seizure. 2014 Feb; 23(2):87-97.
    37. Tasker RC. Brain vascular and hydrodynamic physiology. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 Nov; 22(4):168-73.
    38. Bell MJ, Adelson PD, Hutchison JS, Kochanek PM, Tasker RC, Vavilala MS, Beers SR, Fabio A, Kelsey SF, Wisniewski SR. Differences in medical therapy goals for children with severe traumatic brain injury-an international study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 14(8):811-8.
    39. Branco RG, Tasker RC. Engineering a control system for hypoglycemia prevention, detection, and intervention in critical care*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 14(8):819-20.
    40. Goldman A, Tyszczuk L, Drake D, Tasker R, Macrae D. Nitric oxide avoids the need for a second course of ECMO in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatr Surg Int. 1996 Apr; 11(4):272-3.
    41. Branco RG, Acerini CL, Tasker RC. Glycaemic threshold for activation of the stress response in children. Acta Paediatr. 2013 Dec; 102(12):e568-70.
    42. Branco RG, Garcia PC, Tasker RC. Inhaled adrenaline in acute bronchiolitis. N Engl J Med. 2013 Sep 12; 369(11):1075-6.
    43. LaRovere KL, Graham RJ, Tasker RC. Pediatric neurocritical care: a neurology consultation model and implication for education and training. Pediatr Neurol. 2013 Mar; 48(3):206-11.
    44. Tasker RC. Tight glucose control (with frequent episodes of hypoglycemia) among children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit, does not affect neurocognitive development. J Pediatr. 2013 Mar; 162(3):649.
    45. Wilkes R, Tasker RC. Pediatric intensive care treatment of uncontrolled status epilepticus. Crit Care Clin. 2013 Apr; 29(2):239-57.
    46. Tasker RC. Electroencephalographic seizure activity in the comatose critically ill child: getting closer to knowing what to do. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan; 41(1):362-3.
    47. Tasker RC, Pomeroy SL. Sport-related concussion: time to take notice. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Dec; 24(6):687-8.
    48. Tasker RC. Pediatric critical care, glycemic control, and hypoglycemia: what is the real target? JAMA. 2012 Oct 24; 308(16):1687-8.
    49. Driessen C, Joosten KF, Florisson JM, Lequin M, van Veelen ML, Dammers R, Bredero-Boelhouwer H, Tasker RC, Mathijssen IM. Sleep apnoea in syndromic craniosynostosis occurs independent of hindbrain herniation. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Feb; 29(2):289-96.
    50. Tasker RC. Spreading depolarisations and traumatic brain injury: time course and mechanisms. Lancet Neurol. 2012 May; 11(5):389; author reply 389-90.
    51. Goldstein B, Tasker RC, Wakeland W. From Lundberg to SIM-ICP: computational physiology and modeling intracranial pressure. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Apr 11; 4(129):129fs6.
    52. Tasker RC. Intracranial pressure: influence of head-of-bed elevation, and beyond. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan; 13(1):116-7.
    53. Kochanek PM, Carney N, Adelson PD, Ashwal S, Bell MJ, Bratton S, Carson S, Chesnut RM, Ghajar J, Goldstein B, Grant GA, Kissoon N, Peterson K, Selden NR, Tasker RC, Tong KA, Vavilala MS, Wainwright MS, Warden CR. Guidelines for the acute medical management of severe traumatic brain injury in infants, children, and adolescents--second edition. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan; 13 Suppl 1:S1-82.
    54. Spence SJ, Tasker RC, Pomeroy SL. Recent advances in autism spectrum disorders. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Dec; 23(6):607-8.
    55. Devictor DJ, Latour JM. Forgoing life support: how the decision is made in European pediatric intensive care units. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Nov; 37(11):1881-7.
    56. Harron K, Ramachandra G, Mok Q, Gilbert R. Consistency between guidelines and reported practice for reducing the risk of catheter-related infection in British paediatric intensive care units. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Oct; 37(10):1641-7.
    57. Branco RG, Xavier L, Garcia PC, Piva JP, Fiori HH, Baldisserotto M, Fiori RM, Tasker RC. Prospective operationalization and feasibility of a glycemic control protocol in critically ill children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 May; 12(3):265-70.
    58. Top AP, Tasker RC, Ince C. The microcirculation of the critically ill pediatric patient. Crit Care. 2011; 15(2):213.
    59. Tasker RC. Paediatric neurointensive care and decompressive craniectomy for malignant middle cerebral artery infarction. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011 Jan; 53(1):5-6.
    60. Gorman MP, Tasker RC, Pomeroy SL. Growing spectrum and relevance of pediatric neuro-immunology. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010 Dec; 22(6):717.
    61. Tasker RC, Fleming TJ, Young AE, Morris KP, Parslow RC. Severe head injury in children: intensive care unit activity and mortality in England and Wales. Br J Neurosurg. 2011 Feb; 25(1):68-77.
    62. Branco RG, Tasker RC. Outside the limits of normal blood glucose during critical illness: failed homeostasis and quantifying allostatic load. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Nov; 11(6):755-7.
    63. Santschi M, Jouvet P, Leclerc F, Gauvin F, Newth CJ, Carroll CL, Flori H, Tasker RC, Rimensberger PC, Randolph AG. Acute lung injury in children: therapeutic practice and feasibility of international clinical trials. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Nov; 11(6):681-9.
    64. Branco RG, Tasker RC. Meningococcal meningitis. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2010 Sep; 12(5):464-74.
    65. Branco RG, Chavan A, Tasker RC. Pilot evaluation of continuous subcutaneous glucose monitoring in children with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 May; 11(3):415-9.
    66. Tasker RC. Influenza-associated encephalopathy and neurolgic features of novel influenza A (H1N1) virus infection. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar; 11(2):297-9.
    67. Macrae D, Pappachan J, Grieve R, Parslow R, Nadel S, Schindler M, Baines P, Fortune PM, Slavik Z, Goldman A, Truesdale A, Betts H, Allen E, Snowdon C, Percy D, Broadhead M, Quick T, Peters M, Morris K, Tasker R, Elbourne D. Control of hyperglycaemia in paediatric intensive care (CHiP): study protocol. BMC Pediatr. 2010; 10:5.
    68. Tasker RC. Pediatric neurocritical care: is it time to come of age? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2009 Dec; 21(6):724-30.
    69. Tasker RC. Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation for in-hospital cardiac arrest: lessons from acute neurotoxicity. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Jul; 10(4):525-7.
    70. Kochanek PM, Tasker RC. Pediatric neurointensive care: 2008 update for the Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Jul; 10(4):517-23.
    71. Tasker RC. Validating serologic biomarkers of brain injury for cardiac arrest research. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Jul; 10(4):529-30.
    72. Tasker RC. Blood oxygen on Mount Everest. N Engl J Med. 2009 Apr 30; 360(18):1909; author reply 1910.
    73. Garcia PC, Eulmesekian P, Branco RG, Perez A, Sffogia A, Olivero L, Piva JP, Tasker RC. External validation of the paediatric logistic organ dysfunction score. Intensive Care Med. 2010 Jan; 36(1):116-22.
    74. Baldasso E, Garcia PC, Piva JP, Branco RG, Tasker RC. Pilot safety study of low-dose vasopressin in non-septic critically ill children. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Feb; 35(2):355-9.
    75. Tasker RC. Oxygen and living at altitude. Arch Dis Child. 2009 Jan; 94(1):1-2.
    76. Tasker RC. Brain tissue oxygen tension is more indicative of oxygen diffusion than oxygen delivery and metabolism in patients with traumatic brain injury. Crit Care Med. 2009 Jan; 37(1):378-9; author reply 379-80.
    77. Parslow RC, Tasker RC, Draper ES, Parry GJ, Jones S, Chater T, Thiru K, McKinney PA. Epidemiology of critically ill children in England and Wales: incidence, mortality, deprivation and ethnicity. Arch Dis Child. 2009 Mar; 94(3):210-5.
    78. Acerini CL, Tasker RC. Neuroendocrine consequences of traumatic brain injury. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jul; 21(7):611-9.
    79. Tasker RC. CPAP and HFOV: different guises of the same underlying intensive care strategy for supporting RSV bronchiolitis. Intensive Care Med. 2008 Sep; 34(9):1560-1.
    80. Acerini CL, Tasker RC. Endocrine sequelae of traumatic brain injury in childhood. Horm Res. 2007; 68 Suppl 5:14-7.
    81. Garcia PC, Longhi F, Branco RG, Piva JP, Lacks D, Tasker RC. Ferritin levels in children with severe sepsis and septic shock. Acta Paediatr. 2007 Dec; 96(12):1829-31.
    82. Garcia Branco R, Tasker RC, Ramos Garcia PC, Piva JP, Dias Xavier L. Glycemic control and insulin therapy in sepsis and critical illness. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2007 Nov; 83(5 Suppl):S128-36.
    83. Casartelli CH, Garcia PC, Branco RG, Piva JP, Einloft PR, Tasker RC. Adrenal response in children with septic shock. Intensive Care Med. 2007 Sep; 33(9):1609-13.
    84. Branco RG, Amoretti CF, Tasker RC. Meningococcal disease and meningitis. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2007 May; 83(2 Suppl):S46-53.
    85. Acerini CL, Tasker RC. Traumatic brain injury induced hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction: a paediatric perspective. Pituitary. 2007; 10(4):373-80.
    86. Amoretti CF, Tasker RC. Year in review 2006: Critical Care--Paediatrics. Crit Care. 2007; 11(4):222.
    87. Tasker RC. Biochemical markers of brain injury: Can they point to a diagnosis? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Nov; 7(6):608-10.
    88. Garcia PC, Eulmesekian P, Sffogia A, Perez A, Branco RG, Piva JP, Tasker RC. Limitation in paediatric logistic organ dysfunction score. Lancet. 2006 Sep 30; 368(9542):1151; author reply 1151-2.
    89. Tasker RC. Midazolam for refractory status epilepticus in children: higher dosing and more rapid and effective control. Intensive Care Med. 2006 Dec; 32(12):1935-6.
    90. Carcillo JA, Tasker RC. Fluid resuscitation of hypovolemic shock: acute medicine's great triumph for children. Intensive Care Med. 2006 Jul; 32(7):958-61.
    91. Andrews P, Azoulay E, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Gerlach H, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pugin J, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Richard C, Tasker R. Year in review in intensive care medicine, 2005. III. Nutrition, pediatric and neonatal critical care, and experimental. Intensive Care Med. 2006 Apr; 32(4):490-500.
    92. Andrews P, Azoulay E, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Gerlach H, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pugin J, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Richard C, Tasker R. Year in review in intensive care medicine, 2005. II. Infection and sepsis, ventilator-associated pneumonia, ethics, haematology and haemostasis, ICU organisation and scoring, brain injury. Intensive Care Med. 2006 Mar; 32(3):380-90.
    93. Andrews P, Azoulay E, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, de Backer D, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Gerlach H, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pugin J, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Richard C, Tasker R. Year in review in intensive care medicine. 2005. I. Acute respiratory failure and acute lung injury, ventilation, hemodynamics, education, renal failure. Intensive Care Med. 2006 Feb; 32(2):207-16.
    94. Tasker RC. Changes in white matter late after severe traumatic brain injury in childhood. Dev Neurosci. 2006; 28(4-5):302-8.
    95. Branco RG, Tasker RC. Staphylococcal sepsis in children. N Engl J Med. 2005 Dec 29; 353(26):2820; author reply 2820.
    96. Tasker RC. Inter-hospital transport for children and their parent(s). Arch Dis Child. 2005 Dec; 90(12):1217-8.
    97. Branco RG, Tasker R. Hyperglycemia enhances the cytokine production and oxidative responses to a low but not high dose of endotoxin in rats. Crit Care Med. 2005 Nov; 33(11):2719; author reply 2719-20.
    98. Branco RG, Garcia PC, Piva JP, Casartelli CH, Seibel V, Tasker RC. Glucose level and risk of mortality in pediatric septic shock. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005 Jul; 6(4):470-2.
    99. Tasker RC, Lutman D, Peters MJ. Hyperventilation in severe diabetic ketoacidosis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005 Jul; 6(4):405-11.
    100. Andrews P, Azoulay E, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Gerlach H, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pugin J, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Richard C, Tasker R, Vallet B. Year in review in intensive care medicine, 2004. II. Brain injury, hemodynamic monitoring and treatment, pulmonary embolism, gastrointestinal tract, and renal failure. Intensive Care Med. 2005 Feb; 31(2):177-88.
    101. Andrews P, Azoulay E, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Gerlach H, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pugin J, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Richard C, Tasker R, Vallet B. Year in review in intensive care medicine, 2004. I. Respiratory failure, infection, and sepsis. Intensive Care Med. 2005 Jan; 31(1):28-40.
    102. Chambers IR, Stobbart L, Jones PA, Kirkham FJ, Marsh M, Mendelow AD, Minns RA, Struthers S, Tasker RC. Age-related differences in intracranial pressure and cerebral perfusion pressure in the first 6 hours of monitoring after children's head injury: association with outcome. Childs Nerv Syst. 2005 Mar; 21(3):195-9.
    103. Tasker RC, Roe MF, Bloxham DM, White DK, Ross-Russell RI, O'Donnell DR. The neuroendocrine stress response and severity of acute respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis in infancy. Intensive Care Med. 2004 Dec; 30(12):2257-62.
    104. Geddes JF, Tasker RC, Adams GG, Whitwell HL. Violence is not necessary to produce subdural and retinal haemorrhage: a reply to Punt et al. Pediatr Rehabil. 2004 Oct-Dec; 7(4):261-5.
    105. Tasker RC, Gupta S, White DK. Severe head injury in children: geographical range of an emergency neurosurgical practice. Emerg Med J. 2004 Jul; 21(4):433-7.
    106. McDouall SF, Tasker RC. Are anticonvulsants a satisfactory alternative to opiate analgesia in patients experiencing pain with Guillain-Barre syndrome? Arch Dis Child. 2004 Jul; 89(7):686-7.
    107. Roe MF, Bloxham DM, White DK, Ross-Russell RI, Tasker RT, O'Donnell DR. Lymphocyte apoptosis in acute respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Jul; 137(1):139-45.
    108. Abraham E, Andrews P, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Ranieri M, Richard C, Tasker R, Vallet B. Year in review in intensive care medicine-2003. Part 3: intensive care unit organization, scoring, quality of life, ethics, neonatal and pediatrics, and experimental. Intensive Care Med. 2004 Aug; 30(8):1514-25.
    109. Abraham E, Andrews P, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Ranieri M, Richard C, Tasker R, Vallet B. Year in review in intensive care medicine: 2003. II. Brain injury, hemodynamics, gastrointestinal tract, renal failure, metabolism, trauma, and postoperative. Intensive Care Med. 2004 Jul; 30(7):1266-75.
    110. Abraham E, Andrews P, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Ranieri M, Richard C, Tasker R, Vallet B. Year in review in Intensive Care Medicine-2003. Part 1: Respiratory failure, infection and sepsis. Intensive Care Med. 2004 Jun; 30(6):1017-31.
    111. Dunger DB, Sperling MA, Acerini CL, Bohn DJ, Daneman D, Danne TP, Glaser NS, Hanas R, Hintz RL, Levitsky LL, Savage MO, Tasker RC, Wolfsdorf JI. ESPE/LWPES consensus statement on diabetic ketoacidosis in children and adolescents. Arch Dis Child. 2004 Feb; 89(2):188-94.
    112. Dunger DB, Sperling MA, Acerini CL, Bohn DJ, Daneman D, Danne TP, Glaser NS, Hanas R, Hintz RL, Levitsky LL, Savage MO, Tasker RC, Wolfsdorf JI. European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology/Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society consensus statement on diabetic ketoacidosis in children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2004 Feb; 113(2):e133-40.
    113. Tasker RC. Non-traumatic coma. Hosp Med. 2004 Jan; 65(1):48-51.
    114. Bunn F, Roberts I, Tasker R, Akpa E. Hypertonic versus near isotonic crystalloid for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004; (3):CD002045.
    115. McDouall SF, Campbell RC, Tasker RC. Clinical alert: failure in face of mask seal as a consequence of incorrect face mask assembly. Br J Anaesth. 2003 Dec; 91(6):924-5.
    116. O'Donnell R, Tasker RC, Roe MF. SARS: understanding the coronavirus: apoptosis may explain lymphopenia of SARS. BMJ. 2003 Sep 13; 327(7415):620.
    117. Roe M, O'Donnell DR, Tasker RC. Respiratory viruses in the intensive care unit. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2003 Sep; 4(3):166-71.
    118. Roe M, O'Donnell DR, Tasker RC. Acute laryngotracheobronchitis. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2003 Sep; 4(3):267, 269.
    119. Geddes JF, Whitwell HL, Tasker RC. Shaken baby syndrome. Br J Neurosurg. 2003 Feb; 17(1):18.
    120. Geddes JF, Tasker RC, Hackshaw AK, Nickols CD, Adams GG, Whitwell HL, Scheimberg I. Dural haemorrhage in non-traumatic infant deaths: does it explain the bleeding in 'shaken baby syndrome'? Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2003 Feb; 29(1):14-22.
    121. Gupta S, Tasker RC. Does giving albumin infusion in hypoalbuminaeimic children with oncological disease affect colloid osmotic pressure and outcome? Arch Dis Child. 2002 May; 86(5):380-1.
    122. Bunn F, Roberts I, Tasker R, Akpa E. Hypertonic versus isotonic crystalloid for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2002; (1):CD002045.
    123. Peters MJ, Ross-Russell RI, White D, Kerr SJ, Eaton FE, Keengwe IN, Tasker RC, Wade AM, Klein NJ. Early severe neutropenia and thrombocytopenia identifies the highest risk cases of severe meningococcal disease. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2001 Jul; 2(3):225-231.
    124. Eriksson KJ, Boyd SG, Tasker RC. Acute neurology and neurophysiology of haemolytic-uraemic syndrome. Arch Dis Child. 2001 May; 84(5):434-5.
    125. Buck JJ, Debenham P, Tasker RC. Prophylaxis for respiratory syncytial virus infection: missing the target. Arch Dis Child. 2001 Apr; 84(4):375.
    126. Tasker RC. Hippocampal selective regional vulnerability and development. Dev Med Child Neurol Suppl. 2001 Mar; 86:6-7.
    127. Tasker RC. Neurocritical care and traumatic brain injury. Indian J Pediatr. 2001 Mar; 68(3):257-66.
    128. Tasker RC. Training and dealing with errors or mistakes in medical practical procedures. Arch Dis Child. 2000 Aug; 83(2):95-8.
    129. Tasker RC, Gordon I, Kiff K. Time course of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection in mechanically ventilated infants. Acta Paediatr. 2000 Aug; 89(8):938-41.
    130. Tasker RC. Neurological critical care. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2000 Jun; 12(3):222-6.
    131. Tasker RC. Gender differences and critical medical illness. Acta Paediatr. 2000 May; 89(5):621-3.
    132. Tasker RC, Sahota SK, Williams SR. Hypercarbia and mild hypothermia, only when not combined, improve postischemic bioenergetic recovery in neonatal rat brain slices. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2000 Mar; 20(3):612-9.
    133. Peters M, Tasker RC. Reply Intensive Care Med. 2000 Jan; 26(1):149.
    134. Bunn F, Roberts I, Tasker R, Akpa E. Hypertonic versus isotonic crystalloid for fluid resuscitation in critically ill patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2000; (4):CD002045.
    135. Mok Q, Yates R, Tasker RC. Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the term neonate: a strategy for management. Eur J Pediatr. 1999 Oct; 158(10):825-7.
    136. Tasker RC. Pharmacological advance in the treatment of acute brain injury. Arch Dis Child. 1999 Jul; 81(1):90-5.
    137. McFadzean J, Tasker RC, Petros AJ. Nitric oxide ABO blood group difference in children. Lancet. 1999 Apr 24; 353(9162):1414-5.
    138. Petros AJ, Heys R, Tasker RC, Fortune PM, Roberts I, Kiely E. Near infrared spectroscopy can detect changes in splanchnic oxygen delivery in neonates during apnoeic episodes. Eur J Pediatr. 1999 Feb; 158(2):173-4.
    139. Tasker RC, Sahota SK, Cotter FE, Williams SR. Early postischemic dantrolene-induced amelioration of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-related bioenergetic failure in neonatal rat brain slices. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 1998 Dec; 18(12):1346-56.
    140. Chisakuta A, Tasker RC. Respiratory failure in myasthenia gravis and negative pressure support. Pediatr Neurol. 1998 Sep; 19(3):225-6.
    141. Tasker RC, Dundas I, Laverty A, Fletcher M, Lane R, Stocks J. Distinct patterns of respiratory difficulty in young children with achondroplasia: a clinical, sleep, and lung function study. Arch Dis Child. 1998 Aug; 79(2):99-108.
    142. Tasker RC. Emergency treatment of acute seizures and status epilepticus. Arch Dis Child. 1998 Jul; 79(1):78-83.
    143. Tasker RC, Peters MJ. Combined lung injury, meningitis and cerebral edema: how permissive can hypercapnia be? Intensive Care Med. 1998 Jun; 24(6):616-9.
    144. Gemke RJ, Tasker RC. Clinical assessment of acute coma in children. Lancet. 1998 Mar 28; 351(9107):926-7.
    145. Fraser J, Henrichsen T, Mok Q, Tasker RC. Prolonged mechanical ventilation as a consequence of acute illness. Arch Dis Child. 1998 Mar; 78(3):253-6.
    146. Lang AE, Lozano AM, Montgomery E, Duff J, Tasker R, Hutchinson W. Posteroventral medial pallidotomy in advanced Parkinson's disease. N Engl J Med. 1997 Oct 9; 337(15):1036-42.
    147. Cameron FJ, Hawkins KC, Khadilkar VV, Tasker RC, Preece MA. Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus presenting with ketoalkalosis in Rett syndrome. Diabet Med. 1997 Oct; 14(10):884-5.
    148. Fraser J, Mok Q, Tasker R. Survey of occupancy of paediatric intensive care units by children who are dependent on ventilators. BMJ. 1997 Aug 9; 315(7104):347-8.
    149. Bodamer OA, Leonard JV, Tasker RC, Hoffmann GF, Halliday D. Protein turnover in critically ill children. Eur J Pediatr. 1997 Aug; 156 Suppl 1:S59-61.
    150. Goldman AP, Kerr SJ, Butt W, Marsh MJ, Murdoch IA, Paul T, Firmin RK, Tasker RC, Macrae DJ. Extracorporeal support for intractable cardiorespiratory failure due to meningococcal disease. Lancet. 1997 Feb 15; 349(9050):466-9.
    151. Goldman AP, Tasker RC, Haworth SG, Sigston PE, Macrae DJ. Four patterns of response to inhaled nitric oxide for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. Pediatrics. 1996 Oct; 98(4 Pt 1):706-13.
    152. Balfour-Lynn IM, Tasker RC. At the coalface--medical ethics in practice. Futility and death in paediatric medical intensive care. J Med Ethics. 1996 Oct; 22(5):279-81.
    153. Davenport M, Hosie GP, Tasker RC, Gordon I, Kiely EM, Spitz L. Long-term effects of gastric transposition in children: a physiological study. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Apr; 31(4):588-93.
    154. Goldman AP, Macrae DJ, Tasker RC, Edberg KE, Mellgren G, Herberhold C, Jacobs JP, Delius RE, Elliott MJ. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to definitive tracheal surgery in children. J Pediatr. 1996 Mar; 128(3):386-8.
    155. Mok Q, Tasker R, Macrae D, James I. Impact of specialised paediatric retrieval teams. A regionally based retrieval service is warranted. BMJ. 1996 Jan 13; 312(7023):119; author reply 121.
    156. Kiff KM, Mok Q, Dunne J, Tasker RC. Steroids for intubated croup masking airway haemangioma. Arch Dis Child. 1996 Jan; 74(1):66-7.
    157. Tasker RC, Sahota SK, Williams SR. Bioenergetic recovery following ischemia in brain slices studied by 31P-NMR spectroscopy: differential age effect of depolarization mediated by endogenous nitric oxide. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 1996 Jan; 16(1):125-33.
    158. Goldman AP, Tasker RC, Cook P, Macrae DJ. Transfer of critically ill patients with inhaled nitric oxide. Arch Dis Child. 1995 Nov; 73(5):480.
    159. Clark JR, Smith LJ, Kendall BE, Tasker RC, Wilkinson KA. Unexpected brainstem compression following routine surgery in a child with oto-palato-digital syndrome. Anaesthesia. 1995 Jul; 50(7):641-3.
    160. Vornov JJ, Tasker RC, Park J. Neurotoxicity of acute glutamate transport blockade depends on coactivation of both NMDA and AMPA/Kainate receptors in organotypic hippocampal cultures. Exp Neurol. 1995 May; 133(1):7-17.
    161. Slater AJ, Nichani SH, Macrae D, Wilkinson KA, Novelli V, Tasker RC. Surfactant adjunctive therapy for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis in an infant with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Intensive Care Med. 1995 Mar; 21(3):261-3.
    162. Tatman A, Mok Q, James I, Tasker RC. Rapid control of severe hypercapnia with high frequency oscillatory ventilation. Paediatr Anaesth. 1995; 5(4):269-71.
    163. Soo TM, Bernstein M, Provias J, Tasker R, Lozano A, Guha A. Failed stereotactic biopsy in a series of 518 cases. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 1995; 64(4):183-96.
    164. Novelli V, al-Ansari H, Mok Q, Tasker R. Pertussis vaccination: is there a need for a booster dose? Lancet. 1994 Oct 29; 344(8931):1225-6.
    165. Tasker RC, Wilkinson K, Slater TJ, Novelli V. Unsuspected Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and vertically acquired HIV infection in infants requiring intensive care. BMJ. 1994 Feb 12; 308(6926):462-3.
    166. Tasker RC, Coyle JT, Vornov JJ. The regional vulnerability to hypoglycemia-induced neurotoxicity in organotypic hippocampal culture: protection by early tetrodotoxin or delayed MK-801. J Neurosci. 1992 Nov; 12(11):4298-308.
    167. Tasker RC. Excitatory amino acid neurotoxicity--a broader horizon for cerebral protection? Arch Dis Child. 1992 Nov; 67(11):1327-9.
    168. Vornov JJ, Tasker RC, Coyle JT. Direct observation of the agonist-specific regional vulnerability to glutamate, NMDA, and kainate neurotoxicity in organotypic hippocampal cultures. Exp Neurol. 1991 Oct; 114(1):11-22.
    169. Tasker RC, Boyd SG, Harden A, Kendall B, Harding BN, Matthew DJ. The clinical significance of seizures in critically ill young infants requiring intensive care. Neuropediatrics. 1991 Aug; 22(3):129-38.
    170. Tasker RC, Matthew DJ. Cerebral intraparenchymal pressure monitoring in non-traumatic coma: clinical evaluation of a new fibreoptic device. Neuropediatrics. 1991 Feb; 22(1):47-9.
    171. Tasker RC, Boyd SG, Harden A, Matthew DJ. The cerebral function analysing monitor in paediatric medical intensive care: applications and limitations. Intensive Care Med. 1990; 16(1):60-8.
    172. Tasker RC, Boyd SG, Harden A, Matthew DJ. Intracranial pressure monitoring following hypoxic-ischaemic cerebral insults. Childs Nerv Syst. 1989 Oct; 5(5):280.
    173. Tasker RC, Boyd SG, Harden A, Matthew DJ. EEG monitoring of prolonged thiopentone administration for intractable seizures and status epilepticus in infants and young children. Neuropediatrics. 1989 Aug; 20(3):147-53.
    174. Tasker RC, Matthew DJ, Helms P, Dinwiddie R, Boyd S. Monitoring in non-traumatic coma. Part I: Invasive intracranial measurements. Arch Dis Child. 1988 Aug; 63(8):888-94.
    175. Tasker RC, Boyd S, Harden A, Matthew DJ. Monitoring in non-traumatic coma. Part II: Electroencephalography. Arch Dis Child. 1988 Aug; 63(8):895-9.
    176. Sweatman MC, Tasker R, Warner JO, Ferguson MM, Mitchell DN. Oro-facial granulomatosis. Response to elemental diet and provocation by food additives. Clin Allergy. 1986 Jul; 16(4):331-8.
    177. Rossi MB, Ho SY, Tasker RC. Absent aortic valve leaflets. Int J Cardiol. 1986 May; 11(2):235-7.
    178. Kofman O, Tasker R. Ipsilateral and focal inhibitory seizures. Neurology. 1967 Nov; 17(11):1082-6.
    179. Morris KP, Forsyth RJ, Parslow RC, Tasker RC, Hawley CA. Intracranial pressure complicating severe traumatic brain injury in children: monitoring and management. Intensive Care Med. 2006 Oct; 32(10):1606-12.
    180. LaRovere KL, Brett MS, Tasker RC, Strauss KJ, Burns JP. Head computed tomography scanning during pediatric neurocritical care: diagnostic yield and the utility of portable studies. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Apr; 16(2):251-7.
    181. Branco RG, Tasker RC. Glycemic level in mechanically ventilated children with bronchiolitis. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007 Nov; 8(6):546-50.
    182. Inwald DP, Tasker RC, Peters MJ, Nadel S. Emergency management of children with severe sepsis in the United Kingdom: the results of the Paediatric Intensive Care Society sepsis audit. Arch Dis Child. 2009 May; 94(5):348-53.
    183. Bannink N, Joosten KF, van Veelen ML, Bartels MC, Tasker RC, van Adrichem LN, van der Meulen JJ, Vaandrager JM, de Jong TH, Mathijssen IM. Papilledema in patients with Apert, Crouzon, and Pfeiffer syndrome: prevalence, efficacy of treatment, and risk factors. J Craniofac Surg. 2008 Jan; 19(1):121-7.
    184. Fraser LK, Miller M, Draper ES, McKinney PA, Parslow RC. Place of death and palliative care following discharge from paediatric intensive care units. Arch Dis Child. 2011 Dec; 96(12):1195-8.
    185. Seeley HM, Hutchinson P, Maimaris C, Carroll G, Kirker S, Tasker R, Haynes K, Pickard JD. A decade of change in regional head injury care: a retrospective review. Br J Neurosurg. 2006 Feb; 20(1):9-21.
    186. Tasker RC. Paediatric cardiac resuscitation: can we do better? Arch Dis Child. 2005 Nov; 90(11):1102-3.
    187. Acerini CL, Tasker RC, Bellone S, Bona G, Thompson CJ, Savage MO. Hypopituitarism in childhood and adolescence following traumatic brain injury: the case for prospective endocrine investigation. Eur J Endocrinol. 2006 Nov; 155(5):663-9.
    188. Tasker RC, Salmond CH, Westland AG, Pena A, Gillard JH, Sahakian BJ, Pickard JD. Head circumference and brain and hippocampal volume after severe traumatic brain injury in childhood. Pediatr Res. 2005 Aug; 58(2):302-8.
    189. Tasker RC. Skull x rays, CT scans, and making a decision in head injury. Arch Dis Child. 2005 Aug; 90(8):774-5.
    190. Tasker RC. Should paediatric intensive care be centralised. Lancet. 1997 Jul 5; 350(9070):66; author reply 67-8.
    191. Dobyns EL, Cornfield DN, Anas NG, Fortenberry JD, Tasker RC, Lynch A, Liu P, Eells PL, Griebel J, Baier M, Kinsella JP, Abman SH. Multicenter randomized controlled trial of the effects of inhaled nitric oxide therapy on gas exchange in children with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure. J Pediatr. 1999 Apr; 134(4):406-12.
    192. Watkins SJ, Peters MJ, Tasker RC. One hundred courses of high frequency oscillatory ventilation: what have we learned? Eur J Pediatr. 2000 Jan-Feb; 159(1-2):134.
    193. Miller OI, Gaynor JW, Macrae DJ, Tasker RC. Inhaled nitric oxide for pulmonary hypertension after repair of exomphalos. Arch Dis Child. 1993 Nov; 69(5 Spec No):518-20.
    194. Tasker RC, Matthew DJ, Kendall B. Computed tomography in the assessment of raised intracranial pressure in non-traumatic coma. Neuropediatrics. 1990 May; 21(2):91-4.
    195. Dobyns EL, Anas NG, Fortenberry JD, Deshpande J, Cornfield DN, Tasker RC, Liu P, Eells PL, Griebel J, Kinsella JP, Abman SH. Interactive effects of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and inhaled nitric oxide in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure in pediatrics. Crit Care Med. 2002 Nov; 30(11):2425-9.
    196. Ranganathan S, Tasker R, Booy R, Habibi P, Nadel S, Britto J. Pertussis is increasing in unimmunized infants: is a change in policy needed? Arch Dis Child. 1999 Mar; 80(3):297-9.
    197. Snowdon C, Harvey SE, Brocklehurst P, Tasker RC, Platt MP, Allen E, Elbourne D. The BRACELET Study: surveys of mortality in UK neonatal and paediatric intensive care trials. Trials. 2010 May 26; 11:65.
    198. Fraser LK, Fleming T, Miller M, Draper ES, McKinney PA, Parslow RC. Palliative care discharge from paediatric intensive care units in Great Britain. Palliat Med. 2010 Sep; 24(6):608-15.
    199. Kirkham FJ, Wade AM, McElduff F, Boyd SG, Tasker RC, Edwards M, Neville BG, Peshu N, Newton CR. Seizures in 204 comatose children: incidence and outcome. Intensive Care Med. 2012 May; 38(5):853-62.
    200. Golder ND, Lane R, Tasker RC. Timing of recovery of lung function after severe hypoxemic respiratory failure in children. Intensive Care Med. 1998 May; 24(5):530-3.
    201. Forsyth RJ, Parslow RC, Tasker RC, Hawley CA, Morris KP. Prediction of raised intracranial pressure complicating severe traumatic brain injury in children: implications for trial design. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2008 Jan; 9(1):8-14.
    202. Andrews P, Azoulay E, Antonelli M, Brochard L, Brun-Buisson C, Dobb G, Fagon JY, Gerlach H, Groeneveld J, Mancebo J, Metnitz P, Nava S, Pugin J, Pinsky M, Radermacher P, Richard C, Tasker R, Vallet B. Year in review in intensive care medicine, 2004. III. Outcome, ICU organisation, scoring, quality of life, ethics, psychological problems and communication in the ICU, immunity and hemodynamics during sepsis, pediatric and neonatal critical care, experimental studies. Intensive Care Med. 2005 Mar; 31(3):356-72.
    203. Tasker RC, Westland AG, White DK, Williams GB. Corpus callosum and inferior forebrain white matter microstructure are related to functional outcome from raised intracranial pressure in child traumatic brain injury. Dev Neurosci. 2010; 32(5-6):374-84.
    204. Seeley HM, Maimaris C, Hutchinson PJ, Carroll G, White B, Kirker S, Tasker RC, Steward C, Haynes K, Hardy D, Pickard JD. Standards for head injury management in acute hospitals: evidence from the six million population of the Eastern region. Emerg Med J. 2006 Feb; 23(2):128-32.
    205. Doull IJ, Mok Q, Tasker RC. Tracheobronchomalacia in preterm infants with chronic lung disease. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 1997 May; 76(3):F203-5.
    206. Tasker RC, Morris KP, Forsyth RJ, Hawley CA, Parslow RC. Severe head injury in children: emergency access to neurosurgery in the United Kingdom. Emerg Med J. 2006 Jul; 23(7):519-22.
    207. Vornov JJ, Tasker RC, Coyle JT. Delayed protection by MK-801 and tetrodotoxin in a rat organotypic hippocampal culture model of ischemia. Stroke. 1994 Feb; 25(2):457-64; discussion 464-5.
    208. Goldman AP, Tasker RC, Hosiasson S, Henrichsen T, Macrae DJ. Early response to inhaled nitric oxide and its relationship to outcome in children with severe hypoxemic respiratory failure. Chest. 1997 Sep; 112(3):752-8.
    209. Morris K, Tasker R, Parslow R, Forsyth R, Hawley C. Organ donation in paediatric traumatic brain injury. Intensive Care Med. 2006 Sep; 32(9):1458; author reply 1448.
    210. Slawik H, Salmond CH, Taylor-Tavares JV, Williams GB, Sahakian BJ, Tasker RC. Frontal cerebral vulnerability and executive deficits from raised intracranial pressure in child traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2009 Nov; 26(11):1891-903.
    211. Parslow RC, Morris KP, Tasker RC, Forsyth RJ, Hawley CA. Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in children receiving intensive care in the UK. Arch Dis Child. 2005 Nov; 90(11):1182-7.
    212. Peters MJ, Tasker RC, Kiff KM, Yates R, Hatch DJ. Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure in children: case mix and the utility of respiratory severity indices. Intensive Care Med. 1998 Jul; 24(7):699-705.
    213. Chambers IR, Jones PA, Minns RA, Stobbart L, Mendelow AD, Tasker RC, Kirkham F. Which paediatric head injured patients might benefit from decompression? Thresholds of ICP and CPP in the first six hours. Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2005; 95:21-3.
    214. Macrae D, Grieve R, Allen E, Sadique Z, Morris K, Pappachan J, Parslow R, Tasker RC, Elbourne D. A randomized trial of hyperglycemic control in pediatric intensive care. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jan 9; 370(2):107-18.
    215. Rahiman S, Sadasivam K, Ridout DA, Tasker RC, Ramnarayan P. Comparison of three different timeframes for pediatric index of mortality data collection in transported intensive care admissions*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar; 15(3):e120-7.
    216. Macrae D, Grieve R, Allen E, Sadique Z, Betts H, Morris K, Pappachan VJ, Parslow R, Tasker RC, Baines P, Broadhead M, Duthie ML, Fortune PM, Inwald D, McMaster P, Peters MJ, Schindler M, Guerriero C, Piercy D, Slavik Z, Snowdon C, Van Dyck L, Elbourne D. A clinical and economic evaluation of Control of Hyperglycaemia in Paediatric intensive care (CHiP): a randomised controlled trial. Health Technol Assess. 2014 Apr; 18(26):1-210.
    217. Snowdon C, Brocklehurst P, Tasker R, Ward Platt M, Harvey S, Elbourne D. Death, bereavement and randomised controlled trials (BRACELET): a methodological study of policy and practice in neonatal and paediatric intensive care trials. Health Technol Assess. 2014 Jul; 18(42):1-410.
    218. Tasker RC. CT characteristics, risk stratification, and prediction models in traumatic brain injury. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jul; 15(6):569-70.
    219. Scholefield BR, Gao F, Duncan HP, Tasker RC, Parslow RC, Draper ES, McShane P, Davies P, Morris KP. Observational study of children admitted to United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Paediatric Intensive Care Units after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2015 Dec; 97:122-8.
    220. Tasker RC. Analgesia, Sedation, and Intracranial Pressure: Questioning Our Approach in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr; 44(4):851-2.
    221. Robinson S, Winer JL, Berkner J, Chan LA, Denson JL, Maxwell JR, Yang Y, Sillerud LO, Tasker RC, Meehan WP, Mannix R, Jantzie LL. Imaging and serum biomarkers reflecting the functional efficacy of extended erythropoietin treatment in rats following infantile traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg Pediatr. Jun 2016; 17(6):739-55.
    222. Rettig JS, Duncan ED, Tasker RC. Mechanical Ventilation during Acute Brain-Injury in Children. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2016 Sep; 20:17-23.
    223. Murphy S, Thomas N, Gertz S, Beca J, Bell M, Wisniewski S, Tasker R. 736: IMPACT OF GLASGOW COMA SCALE SCORE ON MORTALITY IN PEDIATRIC SEVERE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):260.
    224. Spruijt B, Mathijssen IM, Bredero-Boelhouwer HH, Cherian PJ, Corel LJ, van Veelen ML, Hayward RD, Tasker RC, Joosten KF. Sleep Architecture Linked to Airway Obstruction and Intracranial Hypertension in Children with Syndromic Craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Dec; 138(6):1019e-1029e.
    225. Lang HJ, Tasker RC. Sepsis kills: suspect it, recognise it and be prompt with treatment. Arch Dis Child. 2016 Oct 24.
    226. Branco RG, Garcia PC, Piva JP, Conrado GS, Cabral F, Korb C, Fiori H, Baldisserotto M, Tasker RC. Pilot Mechanistic Study of Insulin Modulation of Somatotrophic Hormones, Inflammation, and Lipid Metabolism During Critical Illness in Children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Nov 11.
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