Our Current Faculty

Nicholas M. Mohr, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Medical School
  • The University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • 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. Mohr NM, Stoltze A, Ahmed A, Kiscaden E, Shane D: Using continuous quantitative capnography for emergency department procedural sedation: a systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis. Intern Emerg Med 2016 Dec

  2. Dietrich JN, Faine BA, Mohr NM: Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus colonization does not accurately predict resistant Enterococcus infections. J Crit Care 2016 Dec; 38:236

  3. Fuller B, Ferguson I, Palmer C, Drewry A, Wessman B, Ablordeppey E, Mohr N, Kollef M: 1013: AN ED VENTILATOR PROTOCOL INCREASES LUNG PROTECTION FOR PATIENTS AT RISK OF COMPLICATIONS. Crit Care Med 2016 Nov; 44(12 Suppl 1):329

  4. Fuller B, Ferguson I, Palmer C, Drewry A, Wessman B, Ablordeppey E, Mohr N, Kollef M: 987: LUNG-PROTECTIVE VENTILATION IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT REDUCES MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ARDS. Crit Care Med 2016 Nov; 44(12 Suppl 1):323

  5. Fuller B, Ferguson I, Palmer C, Drewry A, Wessman B, Ablordeppey E, Mohr N, Kollef M: 940: THE IMPACT OF AN ED VENTILATOR PROTOCOL ON ADHERENCE TO LUNG-PROTECTIVE VENTILATION IN ARDS. Crit Care Med 2016 Nov; 44(12 Suppl 1):311

  6. Fuller B, Ferguson I, Palmer C, Drewry A, Wessman B, Ablordeppey E, Mohr N, Kollef M: 51: EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT LUNG-PROTECTIVE VENTILATION REDUCES PULMONARY COMPLICATIONS: THE LOV-ED TRIAL. Crit Care Med 2016 Nov; 44(12 Suppl 1):99

  7. Dick-Perez R, Mohr N, Harland K, Ahmed A, Fuller B, Miyake C, Shane D, Kannedy L: 1479: ED CHARGES PREDICT SEVERITY OF ILLNESS AND MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE SEPSIS/SEPTIC SHOCK. Crit Care Med 2016 Nov; 44(12 Suppl 1):445

  8. Mohr NM, Harland KK, Shane DM, Ahmed A, Fuller BM, Torner JC: Inter-hospital transfer is associated with increased mortality and costs in severe sepsis and septic shock: An instrumental variables approach. J Crit Care 2016 Nov; 36:187-194

  9. Van Oeveren L, Donner J, Fantegrossi A, Mohr NM, Brown CA: Telemedicine-Assisted Intubation in Rural Emergency Departments: A National Emergency Airway Registry Study. Telemed J E Health 2016 Sep

  10. Mohr NM, Harland KK, Shane DM, Ahmed A, Fuller BM, Ward MM, Torner JC: Rural Patients With Severe Sepsis or Septic Shock who Bypass Rural Hospitals Have Increased Mortality: An Instrumental Variables Approach. Crit Care Med 2016 Sep

  11. 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

  12. 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; 23(8):885-94

  13. Bobb MR, Van Heukelom PG, Faine BA, Ahmed A, Messerly JT, Bell G, Harland KK, Simon C, Mohr NM: Telemedicine Provides Noninferior Research Informed Consent for Remote Study Enrollment: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Acad Emerg Med 2016 Mar; 23(7):759-65

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

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

  34. 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

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

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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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