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Tatiana Sampaio
Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Physician, Division of Intensive Care, CHEO
Transport Team Physician, CHEO
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Ottawa
613-737-7600 Ext. 1406
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
My main area of interest is quality improvement in pediatric intensive care, utilizing the best evidence available to improve outcomes and reduce morbidity to critically ill children, currently work is focused on reducing the incidence of iatrogenic withdrawal syndrome in patients recovering from critical illness.
Research Team:
Dr. Sampaio is an Assistant Professor in the University of Ottawa and a physician at the Pediatric Intensive Care and the Transport Team at CHEO since 2014. She has been involved in a series of national and local quality improvement initiatives including a National collaborative of pediatric transport services and the development of a national database in pediatric transport (CPTN) and a national collaborative for pain, agitation and Delirium Management “PAD your ICU” from the Patient Safety Institute. She is currently working on a comprehensive quality improvement project to decrease the incidence of iatrogenic withdrawal syndrome in pediatric intensive care.
Sample Publications:
“The Influence of Fluid Overload in the Length of Mechanical Ventilation in Pediatric Congenital Heart Surgery” Sampaio T, Menon K, O’Hearn K, Pediatr Cardiol, 2015, June 36(8):1692-1699

“Efficacy of High-dose vitamin D in pediatric Asthma: A systematic review and meta-analysis”. Pojsupap S, Iliriani K, Sampaio T, O’Hearn K, Kin R, Kovesi T, Menon K, Mcnally JD, J Asthma, 2014 Nov 3:1-29.

"Incidence of over-sedation, under-sedation and pain in prolonged ventilated patients in Pediatric critical care” Sampaio T; FitzgibbonsC; Cole-Hartgerink J, Larmer E, Dhanani S, Canadian Critical Care Forum, Toronto, ON, 2017

“Iatrogenic withdrawal syndrome in critically ill children – a single center retrospective chart review” Sampaio T, Fitzbbons C., Paulis G, Jardini HJ, Varughese N., Larmer E, Dhanani S, 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC), Lisbon, Portugal, 2017
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