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Anna-Theresa Lobos
Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa
Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care
Medical Director, Pediatric Critical Care Response Team
Medical Director, CHEO Simulation Program
613-737-7600 Ext. 2712
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
Dr. Lobos current research activities focus on the following three areas:
  1. Medical Emergency Team: Evaluating effectiveness of follow-up programs;
  2. Predicting early PICU admission: Identifying Risk Factors present in the ED; and
  3. Use of SBAR to improve communication among residents. 
Dr. Lobos is a Pediatric Intensivist and an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. She is currently the Program Director for Pediatric Critical Care and the Medical Director of CHEO’s Simulation Program. Dr. Lobos has been the Rapid Response Team Medical Director since the inception of CHEO’s SPOT Team in 2006. She has a special interest is in Medical Emergency Teams and the early recognition of the acutely ill child. She has presented at national and international MET conferences and published on the Ontario MET experience.
Sample Publications:
Lobos AT, Fernandes R, Ramsay T, McNally JD. Patient Characteristics and Disposition After Pediatric Medical Team (MET) Activation: Disposition Depends on Who Activates the Team. Hospital Pediatrics. 2014 March 4(2): 99-105. 

Krmpotic K, Lobos AT. Clinical Profile of Children Requiring Early Unplanned Admission to the PICU. Hospital Pediatrics. 2013 July 3(3):212-218

Kotsakis A, Lobos AT, Parshuram C, Gilleland J, Gaiteiro R, Mohseni-Bod H, Singh R, Bohn D. A Multicenter Implementation of a Rapid Response System in Four Pediatric Academic Hospitals Demonstrating Effectiveness. Pediatrics. 2011 July 128(1):72-8

Lobos AT, Lee S, Menon K. Capillary Refill Time and Cardiac Output in Children undergoing Cardiac Catheterization Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2011 May 12. 
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