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Robert B. Forbes, M.D.

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Education
Medical School
  • University of Alberta - M.D.
Residency
  • Edmonton General Hospital
  • University of Alberta Hospital
Research Interests
  • Comparative hemodynamic depression of halothane versus isoflurane in neonates and infants: an echocardiographic study
Appointments
  • University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine 1981-83
  • The University of Iowa College of Medicine 1983-present
Publications
  1. Haret D, Forbes R: Intraoperative use of systolic pressure variation in a neonate with bladder extrophy. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia 2010


  2. Murray DJ, Schmid CM, Forbes RB: Anesthesia for magnetic resonance imaging in children: a low incidence of protracted post-procedure vomiting. J Clin Anesth 1995 May; 7(3):232-6


  3. Forbes R, Murray D: Update on local anesthetics. Iowa Med 1994 Feb; 84(2):72-7


  4. Murray DJ, Forbes RB, Mahoney LT: Comparative hemodynamic depression of halothane versus isoflurane in neonates and infants: an echocardiographic study. Anesth Analg 1992 Mar; 74(3):329-37


  5. Melton J, Forbes R, Westlund J: Pulmonary oedema following temporomandibular arthroscopy of a healthy patient. Eur J Anaesthesiol 1991 Nov; 8(6):471-3


  6. Murray DJ, Mehta MP, Forbes RB: The additive contribution of nitrous oxide to isoflurane MAC in infants and children. Anesthesiology 1991 Aug; 75(2):186-90


  7. Dull DL, Forbes RB, Tinker JH: Efficacy of prior skin puncture in preventing i.v. catheter damage. Can J Anaesth 1991 Mar; 38(2):213-6


  8. Murray DJ, Forbes RB, Dull DL, Mahoney LT: Hemodynamic responses to nitrous oxide during inhalation anesthesia in pediatric patients. J Clin Anesth 1991 Jan; 3(1):14-9


  9. Murray DJ, Mehta MP, Forbes RB, Dull DL: Additive contribution of nitrous oxide to halothane MAC in infants and children. Anesth Analg 1990 Aug; 71(2):120-4


  10. Murray DJ, Forbes RB, Mehta M, Dull DL: The effect of different N2O concentrations on MAC in infants and children. Can J Anaesth 1990 May; 37(4 Pt 2):S93


  11. Choi WW, Mehta MP, Murray DJ, Sokoll MD, Forbes RB, Gergis SD, Abou-Donia M, Kirchner J: Neuromuscular and cardiovascular effects of mivacurium chloride in surgical patients receiving nitrous oxide-narcotic or nitrous oxide-isoflurane anaesthesia. Can J Anaesth 1989 Nov; 36(6):641-50


  12. Forbes RB, Murray DJ, Dull DL, Mahoney LT: Haemodynamic effects of rectal methohexitone for induction of anaesthesia in children. Can J Anaesth 1989 Sep; 36(5):526-9


  13. Murray DJ, Forbes RB, Dillman JB, Mahoney LT, Dull DL: Haemodynamic effects of atropine during halothane or isoflurane anaesthesia in infants and small children. Can J Anaesth 1989 May; 36(3 Pt 1):295-300


  14. Forbes RB, Murray DJ, Dillman JB, Dull DL: Pharmacokinetics of two per cent rectal methohexitone in children. Can J Anaesth 1989 Mar; 36(2):160-4


  15. Murray D, Forbes R, Murphy K, Mahoney L: Nitrous oxide: cardiovascular effects in infants and small children during halothane and isoflurane anesthesia. Anesth Analg 1988 Nov; 67(11):1059-64


  16. Murray DJ, Mehta MP, Choi WW, Forbes RB, Sokoll MD, Gergis SD, Rudd GD, Abou-Donia MM: The neuromuscular blocking and cardiovascular effects of doxacurium chloride in patients receiving nitrous oxide narcotic anesthesia. Anesthesiology 1988 Oct; 69(4):472-7


  17. Forbes RB, Vandewalker GE: Comparison of two and ten per cent rectal methohexitone for induction of anaesthesia in children. Can J Anaesth 1988 Jul; 35(4):345-9