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THE STRIPES RESEARCH PROGRAM
 
A pilot study on adrenal insufficiency
Adrenal function in pediatric critical illness. Menon K, Clarson C. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2002 Apr;3(2):112-116.PMID:12780978

A survey of the beliefs of pediatric intensivists & endocrinologists on the use of corticosteroids in children with suspected adrenal insufficiency
Identification of adrenal insufficiency in pediatric critical illness. Menon K, Lawson M. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007 May; 8(3):276-8. PMID: 17417118

A prospective, multi-centre, cohort study on the epidemiology of adrenal insufficiency in critical ill children
A prospective multicenter study of adrenal function in critically ill children. Menon K, Ward RE, Lawson ML, Gaboury I, Hutchison JS, Hébert PC; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul 15;182(2):246-51. doi:10.1164/rccm.200911-17380C. Epub 2010 Mar 18. PMID: 20299532 
 
A systematic review on the use of steroids in critically ill children
A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of steroids in pediatric shock. Menon K, McNally D, Choong K, Samson M. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun;14(5):474-80. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e31828a8125. Review. PMID:23867428
 
A prospective survey on the current practice patterns regarding steroids use in children with refractory shock
A survey of stated physician practices and beliefs on the use of steroids in pediatric fluid and/or vasoactive infusion-dependent shock. Menon K, McNally JD, Choong K, Ward RE, Lawson ML, Ramsay T, Wong HR. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun;14(5):462-6. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e31828a7287. PMID:23628832
 
A retrospective, multi-centre cohort study on steroid use in children with refractory shock to document current practice patterns and clinical outcomes
A Cohort Study of Pediatric Shock: Frequency of Corticosteroid Use and Association with Clinical Outcomes. Menon K, McNally JD, Choong K, Lawson ML, Ramsay T, Wong HR; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group STRIPES Investigators. Shock. 2015 Nov;44(5): 402-9. doi: 10.1097/SHK.00000000000000355.PMID: 25692259
 
A pilot randomized controlled trial of steroids versus a placebo in critically ill children with shock 
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Corticosteroids in Pediatric Septic Shock. Menon K, McNally JD, O’Hearn K, Acharya A, Wong HR, Lawson M, McIntyre L, Gilfoyle E, Tucci M, Wensley D, Gottesman R, Morrison G, Choong K. on behalf of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2017;18(6):505-512.
 
A delayed consent model in a randomized trial of corticosteroids in pediatric septic shock. Menon K, McNally JD, O’Hearn K, Acharya A, Wong HR, Lawson M, Ramsay T, McIntyre L, Gilfoyle E, Tucci M, Wensley D, Gottesman R, Morrison G, Choong K. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2017;18(11):1009-1018. 
 
Steroids in fluid and/or vasoactive infusion dependent pediatric shock: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. O'Hearn K, McNally D, Choong K, Acharya A, Wong HR, Lawson M, Ramsay T, McIntyre L, Gilfoyle E, Tucci M, Wensley D, Gottesman R, Morrison G, Menon K; Canadian Critical Care Trial Group. Trial. 2016 May6;17(1):238. doi:10.1186/s13063-016-1365-6. 
 
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Due to the expertise gained through this research program, Dr. Menon was asked to write a chapter in one of the pre-eminent pediatric critical care textbooks: "Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science and Clinical Medicine" 
 
 

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