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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

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

  20. 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

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

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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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