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David P. Gurka, MD, PhD

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Illinois Medical Center - Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Expertise:
  • Critical care medicine
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
Research Interests:
  • Sepsis and multiple organ failure
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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 the Electronic Medical Record to Enhance Physician-Nurse Communication Regarding Patients' Discharge Status.
    Driscoll M, Gurka D
    Nurs Adm Q
    2015 Oct-Dec
  2. Breaking down the silos to decrease internal diversions and patient flow delays.
    Driscoll M, Tobis K, Gurka D, Serafin F, Carlson E
    Nurs Adm Q
    2015 Jan-Mar
  3. Response to berger and pichard and heyland et Al.
    Braunschweig C, Sheean P, Peterson SJ, Perez SG, Freels S, Lateef O, Gurka D, Fantuzzi G
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr
    2015 Feb
  4. Intensive Nutrition in Acute Lung Injury: A Clinical Trial (INTACT).
    Braunschweig CA, Sheean PM, Peterson SJ, Gomez Perez S, Freels S, Lateef O, Gurka D, Fantuzzi G
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr
    2014 Apr 9
  5. Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalopathy Associated with Influenza A (H1N1) Virus.
    Jeganathan N, Fox M, Schneider J, Gurka D, Bleck T
    Neurocrit Care
    2013 Aug 14
  6. Activated protein C and septic shock: a propensity-matched cohort study*.
    Rimmer E, Kumar A, Doucette S, Marshall J, Dial S, Gurka D, Dellinger RP, Sharma S, Penner C, Kramer A, Wood K, Ronald J, Kumar A, Turgeon AF, Houston DS, Zarychanski R; Co-operative Antimicrobial Therapy of Septic Shock (CATSS) Database Research Group.
    Crit Care Med. 2012
    2012 Nov
    40(11):2974-81. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31825fd6d9.
  7. Intensive medical nutrition therapy: methods to improve nutrition provision in the critical care setting.
    Sheean PM, Peterson SJ, Zhao W, Gurka DP, Braunschweig CA.
    J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012
    2012 Jul
    112(7):1073-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2012.02.007. Epub 2012 May 12.
  8. Nutrition assessment: the reproducibility of subjective global assessment in patients requiring mechanical ventilation.
    Sheean PM, Peterson SJ, Gurka DP, Braunschweig CA.
    Eur J Clin Nutr. 2010
    2010 Nov
    64(11):1358-64. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2010.154. Epub 2010 Aug 11.