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Nicholas M. Mohr, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Medical School
  • The University of Iowa College of Medicine - M.D.
  • Indiana University
  • Washington University
Research Interests
  • Resuscitation and Emergency Critical Care
  • Fever as a Host Defense
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Sepsis
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
  1. Fuller BM, Ferguson I, Mohr NM, Stephens RJ, Briscoe CC, Kolomiets AA, Hotchkiss RS, Kollef MH: Lung-protective ventilation initiated in the emergency department (LOV-ED): a study protocol for a quasi-experimental, before-after trial aimed at reducing pulmonary complications. BMJ Open 2016 Apr; 6(4):e010991

  2. Mohr NM, Harland KK, Shane DM, Miller SL, Torner JC: Potentially Avoidable Pediatric Interfacility Transfer is a Costly Burden for Rural Families: A Cohort Study. Acad Emerg Med 2016 Mar

  3. Bobb MR, Van Heukelom PG, Faine BA, Ahmed A, Messerly JT, Bell G, Harland KK, Simon C, Mohr NM: Telemedicine Provides Non-Inferior Research Informed Consent for Remote Study Enrollment: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Acad Emerg Med 2016 Mar

  4. Wong T, Schlichting AB, Stoltze AJ, Fuller BM, Peacock A, Harland KK, Ahmed A, Mohr N: No Decrease in Early Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia After Early Use of Chlorhexidine. Am J Crit Care 2016 Mar; 25(2):173-7

  5. Mohr NM, Harland KK, Crabb V, Mutnick R, Baumgartner D, Spinosi S, Haarstad M, Ahmed A, Schweizer M, Faine B: Urinary Squamous Epithelial Cells Do Not Accurately Predict Urine Culture Contamination, but May Predict Urinalysis Performance in Predicting Bacteriuria. Acad Emerg Med 2016 Jan; 23(3):323-30

  6. Faine BA, Noack JM, Wong T, Messerly JT, Ahmed A, Fuller BM, Mohr NM: Interhospital Transfer Delays Appropriate Treatment for Patients With Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Crit Care Med 2015 Oct; 43(12):2589-96

  7. Dettmer MR, Mohr NM, Fuller BM: Sepsis-associated pulmonary complications in emergency department patients monitored with serial lactate: An observational cohort study. J Crit Care 2015 Sep; 30(6):1163-8

  8. Mohr NM, Wong TS, Faine B, Schlichting A, Noack J, Ahmed A: Discordance Between Patient and Clinician Experiences and Priorities in Rural Interhospital Transfer: A Mixed Methods Study. J Rural Health 2015 Jul

  9. Feazel L, Schlichting AB, Bell GR, Shane DM, Ahmed A, Faine B, Nugent A, Mohr NM: Achieving regionalization through rural interhospital transfer. Am J Emerg Med 2015 Jun; 33(9):1288-96

  10. Mohr NM, Pelaez Gil CA, Harland KK, Faine B, Stoltze A, Pearson K, Ahmed A: Prehospital oral chlorhexidine does not reduce the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia among critically ill trauma patients: A prospective concurrent-control study. J Crit Care 2015 May; 30(4):787-92

  11. Stoltze AJ, Wong TS, Harland KK, Ahmed A, Fuller BM, Mohr NM: Prehospital tidal volume influences hospital tidal volume: A cohort study. J Crit Care 2015 Mar; 30(3):495-501

  12. Faine BA, Harland KK, Porter B, Liang SY, Mohr N: A Clinical Decision Rule Identifies Risk Factors Associated With Antimicrobial-Resistant Urinary Pathogens in the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Validation Study. Ann Pharmacother 2015 Mar

  13. Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Miller CN, Deitchman AR, Levine BJ, Castagno N, Hassebroek EC, Dhedhi A, Scott-Wittenborn N, Grace E, Lehew C, Kollef MH: Mechanical Ventilation and ARDS in the ED: A Multicenter, Observational, Prospective, Cross-sectional Study. Chest 2015 Mar; 148(2):365-74

  14. Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Skrupky L, Fowler S, Kollef MH, Carpenter CR: The use of inhaled prostaglandins in patients with ARDS: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Chest 2015 Mar; 147(6):1510-22

  15. Mohr NM, Stoltze AJ, Harland KK, Van Heukelom JN, Hogrefe CP, Ahmed A: An evidence-based medicine curriculum implemented in journal club improves resident performance on the Fresno test. J Emerg Med 2014 Dec; 48(2):222-229.e1

  16. Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Graetz TJ, Lynch IP, Dettmer M, Cullison K, Coney T, Gogineni S, Gregory R: The impact of cardiac dysfunction on acute respiratory distress syndrome and mortality in mechanically ventilated patients with severe sepsis and septic shock: an observational study. J Crit Care 2014 Sep; 30(1):65-70

  17. Fuller BM, Mohr NM: Limiting acute respiratory distress syndrome in the emergency department: a survey of US academic emergency medicine physicians. Eur J Emerg Med 2014 Aug; 21(5):387-8

  18. Mohr NM, Harland KK, Skeete D, Pearson K, Choi K: Duration of prehospital intubation is not a risk factor for development of early ventilator-associated pneumonia. J Crit Care 2014 May; 29(4):539-44

  19. Mohr NM, Doerschug KC: Response. Chest 2014 Mar; 145(3):667

  20. Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Hotchkiss RS, Kollef MH: Reducing the burden of acute respiratory distress syndrome: the case for early intervention and the potential role of the emergency department. Shock 2014 Jan; 41(5):378-87

  21. Mohr NM, Collier J, Hassebroek E, Groth H: Characterizing critical care physician staffing in rural America: a description of Iowa intensive care unit staffing. J Crit Care 2013 Dec; 29(2):194-8

  22. Mohr NM, Doerschug KC: Point: Should Antipyretic Therapy Be Given Routinely to Febrile Patients in Septic Shock? Yes. Chest 2013 Oct; 144(4):1096-1098

  23. Mohr NM, Doerschug KC: Rebuttal From Drs Mohr and Doerschug. Chest 2013 Oct; 144(4):1101-1102

  24. Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Dettmer M, Kennedy S, Cullison K, Bavolek R, Rathert N, McCammon C: Mechanical ventilation and acute lung injury in emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock: an observational study. Acad Emerg Med 2013 Jul; 20(7):659-69

  25. Mohr NM, Wessman B: Continuous capnography should be used for every emergency department procedural sedation. Ann Emerg Med 2013 May; 61(6):697-8

  26. Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Carpenter CR: Protective ventilation for patients without acute respiratory distress syndrome. JAMA 2013 Feb; 309(7):654-5

  27. Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Drewry AM, Carpenter CR: Lower tidal volume at initiation of mechanical ventilation may reduce progression to acute respiratory distress syndrome - a systematic review. Crit Care 2013 Jan; 17(1):R11

  28. Fuller BM, Mohr N, Skrupky L, Mueller K, McCammon C: Emergency Department vancomycin use: dosing practices and associated outcomes. J Emerg Med 2012 Dec; 44(5):910-8

  29. Mohr NM, Faine B: Increased mortality with early therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest - a case study in allocation bias. Resuscitation 2012 Sep; 83(12):e221; author reply e223

  30. Mohr N, Skrupky L, Fuller B, Moy H, Alunday R, Wallendorf M, Micek S, Fagley R: Early antipyretic exposure does not increase mortality in patients with gram-negative severe sepsis: a retrospective cohort study. Intern Emerg Med 2012 Aug; 7(5):463-70

  31. Mohr NM, Fuller BM: Low tidal volume ventilation should be the routine ventilation strategy of choice for all emergency department patients. Ann Emerg Med 2012 Jul; 60(2):215-6

  32. Mohr NM, Fuller BM, Skrupky LP, Moy H, Alunday R, Micek ST, Fagley RE: Clinical and demographic factors associated with antipyretic use in gram-negative severe sepsis and septic shock. Ann Pharmacother 2011 Sep; 45(10):1207-16

  33. Mohr NM, Hotchkiss RS, Micek ST, Durrani S, Fuller BM: Change in temperature profile may precede fever and be an early indicator of sepsis: a case report. Shock 2011 Aug; 36(3):318-20; discussion 320-1

  34. Mohr NM, Moreno-Walton L, Mills AM, Brunett PH, Promes SB: Generational influences in academic emergency medicine: teaching and learning, mentoring, and technology (part I). Acad Emerg Med 2011 Feb; 18(2):190-9

  35. Mohr NM, Smith-Coggins R, Larrabee H, Dyne PL, Promes SB: Generational influences in academic emergency medicine: structure, function, and culture (Part II). Acad Emerg Med 2011 Feb; 18(2):200-7