Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Karen Choong

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

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

905-521-2100 x 75617

Administrative Assistant: Karen Burns
905-521-2100 x 76651


Academic Interests

Dr. Choong's main academic focus is in clinical research, where she is the principal investigator of several peer review funded trials. Her current areas of research are in Vasopressin for the management of shock, as well as maintenance intravenous fluid used in children. Dr. Choong  is also a member of the Society of Pediatric Research and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group.

Selected Publications

    1. P Jouvet, J Hutchison, R Pinto, K Menon, R Rodin, K Choong, M Kesselman, S Veroukis, et al. Critical Illness in children with influenza A/H1N1 2009 infection in Canada. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]
    2. K Choong, K Al-Faleh, J Doucette, S Gray, B Rich, L Verhey, B Paes. Remifentanil for intubation in neonates, a randomized controlled trial. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2010;95:F80-F84
    3. K Choong, D Bohn, D Fraser, J Hutchison, A Joffe, I Gaboury, C Litalien, K Menon, R Ward, on behalf of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Vasopressin in Pediatric Shock - a multicentered randomized controlled trial. Am J Respir Crit Care 2009; 180(7), 632-639.
    4. 2007 American Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Parameters for Hemodynamic Support of pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock. J Brierley, J Carcillo, Karen Choong, Tim Cornell, et al. Crit Care Med 2009; Vol 37, (1).
    5. Choong K, Kissoon N. Vasopressin in shock and critical illness. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 9(4):372-379, July 2008

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