Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Maureen Meade

BSc. (Ottawa), MSc. (McMaster), MD (McGill)

Professor, Department of Medicine

Joint Member, Dept of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Member, CLARITY (Clinical Advances through Research and Information Translation)

Attending Staff, Hamilton Health Sciences, Intensive Care Unit

905.525.9140 x22900

Faculty of Health Sciences
Health Sciences Centre, HSC-2C10
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 4K1

Office location: HSC-2C10

Administrative Assistant: Deborah Maddock
905.525.9140 x22900

Academic Interests

Dr. Meade's interests include acute lung injury, lung protective ventilation strategies, clinical trials in mechanical ventilation, traumatic brain injury, systematic reviews, critical appraisal of the medical literature, and supervising critical care research trainees

Recent Graduate Students
Neill Adhikari, MD, MSc
Karen E Burns MD, MSc
Melissa Parker, MD, MSc
Francois Lamontagne, MD, MSc
Biniam Kidane, MD, MSc
Karen Koo, MD, MSc

Selected Publications

  1. Briel M, Meade MO, Mercat A, Brower RG, Talmor D, Walter SD, Slutsky AS, Pullenayegum E, Zhou Q, Cook DJ, Brochard L, Richard JM, Lamontagne F, Bhatnagar N, Stewart TE, Guyatt GH.  Higher versus lower positive end-expiratory pressure in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome: systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis.  JAMA 2010;303(9):865-873.
  2. Meade MO, Cook DJ, Guyatt GH, Slutsky AS, Arabi YM, Cooper DJ, Davies AR, Hand LE, Zhou Q, Thabane L, Austin P, Lapinsky S, Baxter A, Russell J, Skrobik Y, Ronco JJ, Stewart TE, for the Lung Open Ventilation Study Investigators. Ventilation strategy using low tidal volumes, recruitment maneuvers, and high positive end-expiratory pressure for acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome. JAMA 2008; 299(6): 637-645.
  3. Meade MO, Jacka MJ, Cook DJ, Dodek P, Griffith L, Guyatt GH for the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. A survey of interventions for the prevention and treatment of the acute respiratory distress syndrome. Crit Care Med 2004; 32:946-954.
  4. Meade MO, Granton JT, Matte-Martyn A, McRae K, Weaver B, Cripps P, Keshavjee SH. A randomized trial of inhaled nitric oxide to prevent ischemia-reperfusion injury following lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2003; 167:1483-1489.
  5. Meade MO, Ely EW. Protocols to improve the care of critically ill pediatric and adult patients. JAMA 2002;288: 2601-2603.
  6. Meade MO, Cook RJ, Guyatt GH, et al. Interobserver variation in interpreting chest radiographs for the diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000; 161:85-90.
  7. Stewart TE, Meade MO, Cook DJ, et al. A pressure and volume limited ventilation strategy (PLVS) for patients at high risk for ARDS. New Engl J Med 1998; 338:355-361.

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