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Jason M. Kane, MD, MS

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Board Certification:
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Rush Medical College
Residency: Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health - Pediatrics
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Expertise:
  • Cardiac intensive care
  • Critical care medicine, pediatric
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • ICU sedation
  • Invasive hemodynamic monitoring
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Neurocritical care
  • Patient safety
  • Respiratory failure
  • Sepsis and septic shock
  • Traumatic injuries, pediatric
Research Interests:
  • Pediatric patient safety
  • Patient transitions of care
  • Clinical handovers of care
  • Near-Infrared spectroscopy monitoring
  • PICU outcomes after cardiac surgery
  • Cardiac intensive care
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Health care quality
Languages Spoken:
  • Spanish
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  • 1653 W. Congress Pkwy.
  • 622 Murdock
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-6194
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Using Administrative Data for Mortality Risk Adjustment in Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
    Kane JM, Scalcucci J, Hohmann SF, Johnson T, Behal R.
    Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013
    2013 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Establishing quality review of cardiac and respiratory arrest in a pediatric intensive care unit.
    Kane JM, Fusilero LS, Joy BF, Wald E.
    Am J Med Qual. 2012
    2012 Nov-Dec
    27(6):509-17. doi: 10.1177/1062860612436754. Epub 2012 Apr 27.
  3. Edict of postoperative fever and atelectasis.
    Kane JM, Backer CL.
    Chest. 2012
    2012 Jan
    141(1):274-5; author reply 275. doi: 10.1378/chest.11-1975. No abstract available.
  4. Standardized multidisciplinary protocol improves handover of cardiac surgery patients to the intensive care unit.
    Joy BF, Elliott E, Hardy C, Sullivan C, Backer CL, Kane JM.
    Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011
    2011 May
    12(3):304-8. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181fe25a1.
  5. Association between postoperative Fever and atelectasis in pediatric patients.
    Kane JM, Friedman M, Mitchell JB, Wang D, Huang Z, Backer CL
    World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg
    2011 Jul 1
  6. Patient safety education: overreported and still lacking.
    Kane JM.
    Acad Med. 2010
    2010 Sep
    85(9):1397-8; author reply 1398. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181eaa549. No abstract available.
  7. Lack of irrefutable validation does not negate clinical utility of near-infrared spectroscopy monitoring: learning to trust new technology.
    Kane JM, Steinhorn DM.
    J Crit Care. 2009
    2009 Sep
    24(3):472.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2008.05.004. Epub 2008 Jul 21.
  8. Nurses' perceptions of subspecialization in pediatric cardiac intensive care unit: quality and patient safety implications.
    Kane JM, Preze E.
    J Nurs Care Qual. 2009
    2009 Oct-Dec
    24(4):354-61. doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0b013e3181aa4908.
  9. Rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure: an unusual cause.
    Veldhouse P, Hussain E, Olivero A, Kane JM.
    Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009
    2009 Oct
    48(8):882-4. doi: 10.1177/0009922808328015. Epub 2008 Dec 3. No abstract available.
  10. Near-infrared spectroscopy monitors: a novel tool for patient safety in the intensive care unit.
    Kane JM.
    J Patient Saf. 2009
    2009 Mar
    5(1):29-31. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0b013e318196ca08.