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Robert P. From, DO

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Associate Professor of Anesthesia - Neuroanesthesia

Contact Information

Primary Office
6545 John Colloton Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-2633

Education

BA, Drake University
DO, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
Internship, General Medicine, Mercy Hospital Medical Center
Resident, Anesthesia, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellow, Cardiovascular Anesthesia, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Publications

Gadomski, B. C., Shetye, S. S., Hindman, B. J., Dexter, F., Santoni, B. G., Todd, M. M., Traynelis, V. C., From, R. P., Fontes, R. B. & Puttlitz, C. M. (2018). Intubation biomechanics: validation of a finite element model of cervical spine motion during endotracheal intubation in intact and injured conditions. J Neurosurg Spine, 28(1), 10-22. PMID: 29053084.

Hindman, B. J., Fontes, R. B., From, R. P., Traynelis, V. C., Todd, M. M., Puttlitz, C. M. & Santoni, B. G. (2016). Intubation biomechanics: laryngoscope force and cervical spine motion during intubation in cadavers-effect of severe distractive-flexion injury on C3-4 motion. J Neurosurg Spine, 25(5), 545-555. PMID: 27231810.

Hindman, B. J., From, R. P., Fontes, R. B., Traynelis, V. C., Todd, M. M., Zimmerman, M. B., Puttlitz, C. M. & Santoni, B. G. (2015). Intubation biomechanics: laryngoscope force and cervical spine motion during intubation in cadavers-cadavers versus patients, the effect of repeated intubations, and the effect of type II odontoid fracture on C1-C2 motion. Anesthesiology, 123(5), 1042-58. PMID: 26288267.

Hindman, B. J., Fontes, R. B., From, R. P., Todd, M. M., Traynelis, V. C., Puttlitz, C. M. & Santoni, B. G. (2015). Cervical Spine Motion during Intubation in a Cadaver Model of Severe Distractive-Flexion Injury at C3-C4.

Hindman, B. J., Santoni, B. G., Puttlitz, C. M., From, R. P. & Todd, M. M. (2014). Intubation biomechanics: laryngoscope force and cervical spine motion during intubation with Macintosh and Airtraq laryngoscopes. Anesthesiology, 121(2), 260-71. PMID: 24739996.

From, R. P., Hasan, D., Foehler, M. T. & Goerbig-Campbell, J. L. (2013). Stroke and Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD). Open Journal of Anesthesiology, 3, 51-6.

Spofford, C. M., Bayman, E. O., Szeluga, D. J. & From, R. P. (2012). Anesthesia machine checkout and room setup: a randomized, single-blind, comparison of two teaching modalities. Journal of Education in Perioperative Medicine, XIV(I), 1-10.

Nguyen, H. P., Zaroff, J. G., Bayman, E. O., Gelb, A. W., Todd, M. M., Hindman, B. J. (2010). Perioperative hypothermia (33 degrees C) does not increase the occurrence of cardiovascular events in patients undergoing cerebral aneurysm surgery: findings from the Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial. Anesthesiology, 113(2), 327-342. PMID: 20571361.

Hindman, B. J., Bayman, E. O., Pfisterer, W. K., Torner, J. C., Todd, M. M. (2010). No association between intraoperative hypothermia or supplemental protective drug and neurologic outcomes in patients undergoing temporary clipping during cerebral aneurysm surgery: findings from the Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial. Anesthesiology, 112(1), 86-101. PMID: 19952722.

From, R. P., Spofford, C. M., Szeluga, D. J., Bayman, E., Choi, J. Y. & Brenchley, P. J. (2009). Anesthesia Machine Setup and Checkout: Web-Based Video Instruction versus Lecture Group Instruction.

Todd, M. M., Hindman, B. J., Clarke, W. R., Torner, J. C., Weeks, J. B., Bayman, E. O., Shi, Q. & Spofford, C. M. (2009). Perioperative fever and outcome in surgical patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurosurgery, 64(5), 897-908; discussion 908. PMID: 19404150.

Pasternak, J. J., McGregor, D. G., Lanier, W. L., Schroeder, D. R., Rusy, D. A., Hindman, B., Clarke, W., Torner, J. & Todd, M. M. (2009). Effect of nitrous oxide use on long-term neurologic and neuropsychological outcome in patients who received temporary proximal artery occlusion during cerebral aneurysm clipping surgery. Anesthesiology, 110(3), 563-73. PMID: 19212259.

From, R. P., Tretsven, J. & O'Sullivan, C. (2008). Heightened awareness of the thrombosis potential of drug-eluting stents may save lives. (Vols. 20). (8), pp. 624-5; author reply 626. J Clin Anesth. PMID: 19100939.

Tretsven, J., O'Sullivan, C., Thompson, E. S. & From, R. P. (2007). Pulling the Plug on Stent Thrombosis: Perioperative Management of Cardiac Stents and Anti-platelet Therapy.

Johnson, D. M., From, A. M., Smith, R. B., From, R. P. & Maktabi, M. A. (2005). Endoscopic study of mechanisms of failure of endotracheal tube advancement into the trachea during awake fiberoptic orotracheal intubation. Anesthesiology, 102(5), 910-4. PMID: 15851876.

Calarge, C. A., Crowe, R. R., Gergis, S. D., Arndt, S. & From, R. P. (2003). The comparative effects of sevoflurane and methohexital for electroconvulsive therapy. J ECT, 19(4), 221-5. PMID: 14657775.

Maktabi, M. A., Hoffman, H., Funk, G. & From, R. P. (2002). Laryngeal trauma during awake fiberoptic intubation. Anesth Analg, 95(4), 1112-4, table of contents. PMID: 12351306.

From, R. P., Gergis, S. D., Crowe, R. R. & Persing, S. J. (2000). Sevoflurane: An alternative anesthetic for electroconvulsive therapy. (Vols. 93). (3A), pp. A91. Anesthesiology.

From, R. (1998). Psychoactive substance use disorders and the anesthesia care provider. In Principles and Practice of Anesthesiology. (Second edition) Ontario: Mosby-Year Book.

Altmaier, E. M., From, R. P., Pearson, K. S., Gorbatenko-Roth, K. G. & Ugolini, K. A. (1997). A prospective study to select and evaluate anesthesiology residents: phase I, the critical incident technique. J Clin Anesth, 9(8), 629-36. PMID: 9438890.

From, R. P., Pearson, K. S., Albanese, M. A., Moyers, J. R., Sigurdsson, S. S. & Dull, D. L. (1994). Assessment of an interactive learning system with "sensorized" manikin head for airway management instruction. Anesth Analg, 79(1), 136-42. PMID: 8010424.

From, R. P., Gergis, S. D. (1994). Operating room allocations, scheduling and the anesthesiologist. Middle East J Anaesthesiol, 12(5), 475-91. PMID: 7523844.

Goratenko-Roth, K., Altmaier, E. M., From, R. P., Pearson, K. S. & Henwood, P. G. (1994). Defining Successful Performance Among Anesthesiology Residents - the Critical Incident Technique. (Vols. 81). pp. A1234. Anesthesiology.

From, R. P. (1993). A review of “Who was caring for Mary?” by Southwick F. (Annals of Internal Medicine 118:146-148, 1992). Newsletter of the Society for Education in Anesthesia, 10(1).

Pearson, K. S., From, R. P., Symreng, T. & Kealey, G. P. (1992). Continuous enteral feeding and short fasting periods enhance perioperative nutrition in patients with burns. J Burn Care Rehabil, 13(4), 477-81. PMID: 1429822.

From, R. P. (1992). Psychoactive substance use disorders and the anesthesia care provider. In Principles and Practice of Anesthesiology. (1) Ontario: Mosby-Year Book.

Pearson, K. S., From, R. P., Kirshner, J. & Sokoll, M. D. (1992). Pharmacodynamics of ORG 9426 in obese patients. Anesthesia & Analgesia.

From, R. P., Pearson, K. S., Albanese, M. A., Sigurdsson, S. & Moyers, J. R. (1992). Assessment of an interactive learning system with "Sensorized" manikin head for airway management instruction. (Vols. 77). pp. A1097. Anesthesiology.

Slater, R. M., From, R. P., Sum Ping, J. S. & Pank, J. R. (1991). Changes in plasma potassium and neuromuscular blockade following suxamethonium in patients pre-treated with terbutaline. Eur J Anaesthesiol, 8(4), 281-6. PMID: 1651859.

Choi, W. W., From, R. P., Pearson, K. S. & Sokoll, M. D. (1991). Apology. (Vols. 38). (3), pp. 415. Can J Anaesth. PMID: 2036702.

From, R. P., Pearson, K. S., Choi, W. W. & Sokoll, M. D. (1991). Studies on mivacurium. (Vols. 66). (3), pp. 416. Br J Anaesth. PMID: 1826605.

From, R. P. (1991). A review of “Medical Educators' views on medical education reform” by Cantor JC, et al. (JAMA 265:1002-1006, 1991). Newsletter of the Society for Education in Anesthesia, 9(19).

From, R. P., Kreiter, C. D., Albanese, M. A., Pearson, K. S., Moyers, J. R., Gomez, M., Hindman, B. J., Murray, D. & Tinkers, J. H. (1991). Influence on PGY-1 applicant selection. (72), pp. S82. Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Pearson, K. S., From, R. P., Ostman, L. P., Demetrion, E. L., Anderson, E. A., Forbes, R. B. & Joslyn, A. (1991). Psychomotor effects of IV Ondansetron in female outpatients. (Vols. 75). pp. A8. Anesthesiology.

From, R. P., Kreiter, C. D., Albanese, M. A., Pearson, K. S., Moyers, J. R., Gomez, M., Hindman, B. J., Murray, D. & Tinker, J. H. (1991). Academic performance and personality traits: Influence on PGY-1 applicant selection. (Vols. 72). pp. S82. Anesthesia & Analgesia.

From, R. P., Kreiter, C. D., Albanese, M. A., Pearson, K. S., Moyers, J. R., Gomez, M., Hindman, B. J., Murray, D. & Tinkers, J. H. (1991). Influence on PGY-1 applicant selection. (72), pp. S81. Anesthesia & Analgesia.

From, R. P., Warner, D. S., Todd, M. M. & Sokoll, M. D. (1990). Anesthesia for craniotomy: a double-blind comparison of alfentanil, fentanyl, and sufentanil. Anesthesiology, 73(5), 896-904. PMID: 1978615.

Pearson, K. S., From, R. P., Choi, W. W., Abou-Donia, M. & Sokoll, M. D. (1990). Neuromuscular and cardiovascular effects of mivacurium chloride (BW B109OU) during nitrous oxide-narcotic, nitrous oxide-halothane and nitrous oxide-isoflurane anesthesia in surgical patients. Middle East J Anaesthesiol, 10(5), 469-78. PMID: 2146482.

Pathak, D., Slater, R. M., Ping, S. S. & From, R. P. (1990). Effects of alfentanil and lidocaine on the hemodynamic responses to laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation. J Clin Anesth, 2(2), 81-5. PMID: 2189452.

From, R. P., Pearson, K. S., Choi, W. W., Abou-Donia, M. & Sokoll, M. D. (1990). Neuromuscular and cardiovascular effects of mivacurium chloride (BW B1090U) during nitrous oxide-fentanyl-thiopentone and nitrous oxide-halothane anaesthesia. Br J Anaesth, 64(2), 193-8. PMID: 2138490.

From, R. P. (1990). A review of “Intervention: How to help someone who doesn't want help” by Vernon E. Johnson, D.D. Newsletter of the Society for Education in Anesthesia, 7, 17-18.

From, R. P. (1990). A review of “Success of reentry into anesthesiology training programs by residents with a history of substance abuse” by Menk EJ, et al. (JAMA 263:3060-3062, 1990). Newsletter of the Society for Education in Anesthesia, 7, 14-5.

From, R. P. (1990). Workshop: Models of medical student education, Anesthesia Education (Meeting Report). (Vols. 7). pp. 5. Milwaukee, WI: Newsletter of the Society for Education in Anesthesia.

From, R. P. (1990). Success of reentry into anesthesiology training programs by residents with a history of substance abuse. The Newsletter of the Society for Education in Anesthesia, 7, 14-5.

Pearson, K. S., From, R. P., Moyers, J. R., Kreiter, M. A., Albanese, M. A., Gomez, M. N., Hindman, B. J., Murray, D. J. & Tinker, J. H. (1990). Resident selection is not influenced by timing of interview. (Vols. 73). pp. A1078. Anesthesiology.

Chebuhar, C. M., Sigurdsson, S. S., From, R. P., `Choi, W. W. & Anderson, E. A. (1990). Nalbuphine in patients receiving low dose intrathecal morphine: A perspective double blind evaluation. (Vols. 73). pp. A772. Anesthesiology.

Pearson, K. S., From, R. P., Symreng, T. & Kealey, G. P. (1990). Are short NPO periods prior to surgery safe and effective? A prospective study in burn patients. (Vols. 22). (215) Proceedings of the American Burn Association.

From, R. P., Pearson, K. S. & Tinker, J. H. (1989). Did monitoring standards influence outcome?. (Vols. 71). (5), pp. 808-809. Baltimore, MD: Anesthesiology.

From, R. P., Gergis, S. D., Forbes, R. B. & Pank, J. R. (1989). Operating room management: the role of the anesthesiologist. Hosp Top, 67(3), 6-10. PMID: 10293603.

From, R. P. (1989). Intrathecal morphine in OB. (Vols. 2). (2), pp. 138-9. J Am Board Fam Pract. PMID: 2711884.

From, R. P., Mehta, M. P. & Pathak, D. (1989). Serum potassium concentrations following succinylcholine in patients undergoing beta-adrenoceptor blocking therapy. J Clin Anesth, 1(5), 350-3. PMID: 2576378.

From, R. P. (1989). A review of “The academic recognition of clinical teachers” by Robert J. Glaser, M.D. Newsletter of the Society for Education in Anesthesia, 6, 11-12.

Choi, W. W., From, R. P., Pearson, K. S., Sokoll, M. D. & Gergis, S. D. (1989). Cardiovascular effects of mivacurium chloride (BS 1090U) during halothane, isoflurane, or narcotic anesthesia.

Pearson, K. S., From, R. P., Symreng, T., Kealey, G. P. & Timmerman, P. A. (1989). Continuous enteral feeding can enhance nutritional therapy prior to surgery for patients suffering major burn injury.

From, R. P., Warner, D. S., Todd, M. M. & Sokoll, M. D. (1989). Anesthesia for craniotomy: A double blind comparison of alfentanil, fentanyl, and sufentanil. (Vols. 71). pp. A1140. Anesthesiology.

Scamman, F. L., From, R. P. (1989). High frequency response of six capnometers. (Vols. 71). Anesthesiology.

From, R. P., Slater, R. M., Sum Ping, S. T., Choi, W. W. & Pank, J. R. (1989). Onset and recovery of succinylcholine induced neuromuscular blockade in patients receiving terbutaline. (Vols. 71). pp. A885. Anesthesiology.

From, R. P., Pearson, K. S., Choi, W. W., Abou-Donia, M. & Sokoll, M. D. (1989). Neuromuscular effects of mivacurium chloride during nitrous oxide-narcotic and nitrous oxide-halothane anesthesia in adults. (Vols. 71). Anesthesiology.

Choi, W. W., From, R. P., Pearson, K. S., Sokoll, M. D. & Gergis, S. D. (1989). Cardiovascular effects mivacurium chloride (BM 1090U) during halothane, isoflurane, or narcotic anesthesia. (Vols. 68). pp. 353. Anesthesia & Analgesia.

From, R. P., Slater, R. M., Sum Ping, S. T., Mehta, M. P. & Pank, J. R. (1989). Effect of adrenoceptor stimulation on serum potassium concentration following succinylcholine. (Vols. 71). pp. A97. Anesthesiology.

Davies, G. G., From, R. (1988). A blinded study using nalbuphine for prevention of pruritus induced by epidural fentanyl. Anesthesiology, 69(5), 763-5. PMID: 3056119.

From, R. P., Scamman, F. L. (1988). Ventilatory frequency influences accuracy of end-tidal CO2 measurements. Analysis of seven capnometers. Anesth Analg, 67(9), 884-6. PMID: 3137837.

From, R. P., Pathak, D. & Tredrea, C. R. (1988). Airway management on the frame used for extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy: Experience during one year of service. Anesthesiology Review, 15, 24-27.

Scamman, F. L., From, R. P. (1988). Ventilatory frequency influences accuracy of end-tidal CO2 measurements.

From, R. P., Choi, W. W., Albanese, M. A., Moyers, J. R., Dillman, J., Scamman, F. L. & Pearson, K. S. (1988). Effect of educational objective on junior medical student learning during two week anesthesia clerkships. (Vols. 69). pp. A791. Anesthesiology.

From, R. P., Mehta, M. P. (1988). Effects of beta-adrenergic blockade on serum potassium following succinylcholine. (Vols. 67). pp. A63. Anesthesia & Analgesia.

From, R. P., Scamman, F. L. (1988). Ventilatory frequency does influence accuracy of ETCO2 measurements: Analysis of five capnometers. (Vols. 67). pp. A64. Anesthesia & Analgesia.

From, R. P., Choi, W. W., Albanese, M. S., Moyers, J. R., Dillman, J., Scamman, F. L. & Pearson, K. S. (1988). Effects of educational objectives on junior medical student learning during two week anesthesia clerkships. (Vols. 69). pp. A791. Anesthesiology.

From, R. P., Scamman, F. L. (1988). Ventilatory frequency does influence accuracy of ETCO2 measurements: Analysis of five capnometers.

From, R. P., Mehta, M. P. & Pathak, D. (1988). Effects of beta-adrenergic blockade on serum potassium following succinylcholine.

From, R. P. (1987). Anesthesia and diabetes. Practical Diabetology, 6, 4-5.

Tredrea, C. R., Pathak, D., From, R. P. & Grucza, J. (1987). Lung protection in children during extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy. (Vols. 66). Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Owen, C. L., Choi, W. W., Chestnut, D. H., Bates, J. N. & From, R. P. (1987). Evaluation of an anesthetized pig versus a mannequin for teaching epidural needle and catheter placement. (Vols. 67). Anesthesiology.

Laughlin, M., From, R. P. & Choi, W. (1986). Recent myocardial infarction in a parturient: Discussion of risk, delivery alternatives and choice of anesthesia. Anesthesiology Review, March/April, 43-48.

Tredrea, C. R., From, R. P. (1986). Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) anesthesia-experience in 900 consecutive patients.

From, R. P., Tredrea, C. R. & Pathak, D. (1986). Airway management on the frame used for extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL).

From, R. P., Tredrea, C. R. & Pathak, D. (1986). General anesthesia for extra corporeal shock-wave lithotripsy: One year of service.

From, R., George, G. P. & Tinker, J. H. (1984). Foregger 705 malfunction resulting in loss of gas flow. Anesthesiology, 61(3), 321-2. PMID: 6476436.