Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Brummel, Nathan , MD, MSCI
Instructor in Medicine

Lab Url:

Phone Number: 615-343-3957


Brummel, Nathan's picture

Office Address   Mailing Address

2525 West End Avenue, Suite 350

Research Keywords
Delirium; critical care; mechanical ventilation; sedation; aging and critical illness; long-term cognitive outcomes following critical illness; disability following critical illness

Patient Care Specialty
Critical Care Medicine; Pulmonary Diseases

Brummel, NE, Ely, EW. Sedation level and the prevalence of delirium. Intensive Care Med, 40(1), 135, 2014.

Brummel, NE, Girard, TD. Preventing delirium in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Clin, 29(1), 51-65, 2013.

Brummel, NE, Girard, TD, Ely, EW, Pandharipande, PP, Morandi, A, Hughes, CG, Graves, AJ, Shintani, A, Murphy, E, Work, B, Pun, BT, Boehm, L, Gill, TM, Dittus, RS, Jackson, JC. Feasibility and safety of early combined cognitive and physical therapy for critically ill medical and surgical patients: the Activity and Cognitive Therapy in ICU (ACT-ICU) trial. Intensive Care Med, , , 2013.

Brummel, NE, Jackson, JC, Pandharipande, PP, Thompson, JL, Shintani, AK, Dittus, RS, Gill, TM, Bernard, GR, Ely, EW, Girard, TD. Delirium in the ICU and Subsequent Long-Term Disability Among Survivors of Mechanical Ventilation. Crit Care Med, , , 2013.

Brummel, NE, Vasilevskis, EE, Han, JH, Boehm, L, Pun, BT, Ely, EW. Implementing delirium screening in the ICU: secrets to success. Crit Care Med, 41(9), 2196-208, 2013.

Pandharipande, PP, Girard, TD, Jackson, JC, Morandi, A, Thompson, JL, Pun, BT, Brummel, NE, Hughes, CG, Vasilevskis, EE, Shintani, AK, Moons, KG, Geevarghese, SK, Canonico, A, Hopkins, RO, Bernard, GR, Dittus, RS, Ely, EW, , . Long-term cognitive impairment after critical illness. N Engl J Med, 369(14), 1306-16, 2013.

Brummel, NE, Jackson, JC, Girard, TD, Pandharipande, PP, Schiro, E, Work, B, Pun, BT, Boehm, L, Gill, TM, Ely, EW. A combined early cognitive and physical rehabilitation program for people who are critically ill: the activity and cognitive therapy in the intensive care unit (ACT-ICU) trial. Phys Ther, 92(12), 1580-92, 2012.

Brummel, NE, Pugh, ME, Fessel, JP. Outcomes in elderly intensive care unit patients, pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease, and total liquid ventilation for therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest in rabbits. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 185(4), 453-4, 2012.

Hughes, CG, Brummel, NE, Vasilevskis, EE, Girard, TD, Pandharipande, PP. Future directions of delirium research and management. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol, 26(3), 395-405, 2012.

Jackson, JC, Ely, EW, Morey, MC, Anderson, VM, Denne, LB, Clune, J, Siebert, CS, Archer, KR, Torres, R, Janz, D, Schiro, E, Jones, J, Shintani, AK, Levine, B, Pun, BT, Thompson, J, Brummel, NE, Hoenig, H. Cognitive and physical rehabilitation of intensive care unit survivors: results of the RETURN randomized controlled pilot investigation. Crit Care Med, 40(4), 1088-97, 2012.

Brummel, NE, Girard, TD. Are we sedating more than just the brain. Crit Care, 15(3), 163, 2011.

Morandi, A, Brummel, NE, Ely, EW. Sedation, delirium and mechanical ventilation: the ''ABCDE'' approach. Curr Opin Crit Care, 17(1), 43-9, 2011.

Postdoctoral Position Available

Postdoctoral Position Details

Updated Date

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Copyright 2012 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
The office of Biomedical Research Education & Training All rights reserved.
For questions or problems concerning this page, please submit a help ticket.