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Tara L. Petersen MD, MSED

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Critical Care

Leadership Positions

  • Vice Chair of Education: Department of Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, The Pediatric Simulation Program at The Children's Wisconsin Simulation Lab
  • Publications (26)

  • Uncommon Etiologies of Shock. (Narayan S, Petersen TL) Crit Care Clin 2022 Apr;38(2):429-441 PMID: 35369955 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85127326982 04/05/2022    
  • Using Aggregate Vasoactive-Inotrope Scores to Predict Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Sepsis. (Shah P, Petersen TL, Zhang L, Yan K, Thompson NE) Front Pediatr 2022;10:778378 PMID: 35311061 PMCID: PMC8931266 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85127131608 03/22/2022    
  • Risk factors and outcomes for recurrent paediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest: Retrospective multicenter cohort study (Frazier ME, Brown SR, O'Halloran A, Raymond T, Hanna R, Niles DE, Kleinman M, Sutton RM, Roberts J, Tegtmeyer K, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni V, Dewan M, Abulebda K, Atkins D, Balikai S, Berg M, Berg R, Bhalala U, Braga MS, Buysse C, Cecchetti C, Cheng A, Christoff A, Corbett K, DeCaen A, de Jong G, del Castillo J, Donoghue A, Duval-Arnould J, Esangbedo I, Flaherty M, Friess S, Gangadharan S, Gawronski O, Gilleland J, Griffis H, Harvey H, Harwayne-Gidansky I, Haskell S, Hayes J, Heber K, Hunt B, Ikeyama T, Jani P, Jones K, Knight L, Kurosawa H, Lasa J, Lauridsen KG, Lemoine T, Maa T, Martin DA, Masse E, Mejia LM, Meyer M, Mok YH, Morgan R, Nett S, Niles DE, Olson M, Petersen T, Ong G, Rajapreyar P, Ryerson L, Sen A, Singleton M, Skellet S, Stromberg D, Su F, Sutton RM, Sweberg T, Tegg O, Topjian A, Van Ittersum W, Villaescusa JU, Watanabe I, Welsby D, Wenger J, Wolfe HA, Yeo A, Yu P) Resuscitation December 2021;169:60-66 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85119190878 12/01/2021    
  • Association of Fluid Balance and Survival of Pediatric Patients Treated With Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. (Rajapreyar P, Castaneda L, Thompson NE, Petersen TL, Hanson SJ) Front Pediatr 2021;9:722477 PMID: 34604140 PMCID: PMC8481698 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85116268409 10/05/2021       1 Citation
  • Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as Leaders: Perceptions, Self-Identity, and Role Congruity. (McDermott KL, Schindler CA, Olson KR, Petersen TL) J Pediatr Health Care 2021 Sep-Oct;35(5):559-563 PMID: 33879358 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85104280516 04/22/2021       1 Citation
  • Development of a Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plan for Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. (Rajapreyar P, Andres J, Pano C, O'Brien K, Matuszak A, McDermott K, Powell M, Murkowski K, Kasch M, Hay S, Petersen TL, Gedeit R, Wakeham M) J Pediatr Intensive Care 2022 Sep;11(3):193-200 PMID: 35928037 PMCID: PMC9345670 01/04/2021    
  • The authors reply. (Hanson SJ, Patel N, Petersen TL, Feng M, Simpson PM) Crit Care Med 2021 01 01;49(1):e111-e112 PMID: 33337753 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098745703 12/19/2020    
  • Emergency department utilisation and critical readmission in patients with Fontan circulation. (Cashen K, Petersen TL, Rood C, Cater D, Waslawski SF, Slaven JE, Mastropietro CW) Cardiol Young 2020 Dec;30(12):1902-1909 PMID: 33121551 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85095442824 10/31/2020       1 Citation
  • Rates of Venous Thromboembolism and Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections Among Types of Central Venous Access Devices in Critically Ill Children. (Patel N, Petersen TL, Simpson PM, Feng M, Hanson SJ) Crit Care Med 2020 09;48(9):1340-1348 PMID: 32590391 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089800588 06/27/2020       10 Citations
  • Chapter 6: Invasive Vascular Access (Kopp W, Willie C, Petersen TL) Pediatric Critical Care: A Primer for All Clinicians Kane J, Wolfson R, Berger S, and Hageman JR (eds.) Nova Science Publishers. Hauppauge, NY. pp. 439-454 03/30/2020    
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis. (Cashen K, Petersen T) Pediatr Rev 2019 Aug;40(8):412-420 PMID: 31371634 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85071020092 08/03/2019       12 Citations
  • Special Considerations in Pediatric and Neonatal Procedural Applications (Petersen TL, Basu S, Stoller JZ, Saint Andre-von Arnim, Wenger J) Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound 2nd Edition Diaz-Gomez JL, Nikravan S, Conlon T (eds). Society of Critical Care Medicine (publisher) pp:439-454. 08/01/2019    
  • The authors reply. (Noonan PJ, Hanson SJ, Petersen TL) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2019 01;20(1):94-95 PMID: 30614982 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85059502850 01/08/2019       1 Citation
  • Comparison of Complication Rates of Central Venous Catheters Versus Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheters in Pediatric Patients. (Noonan PJ, Hanson SJ, Simpson PM, Dasgupta M, Petersen TL) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018 Dec;19(12):1097-1105 PMID: 30142121 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061645837 08/25/2018       20 Citations
  • Diagnostic Bedside Ultrasound Program Development in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Results of a National Survey. (Conlon TW, Kantor DB, Su ER, Basu S, Boyer DL, Haileselassie B, Petersen TL, Su F, Nishisaki A) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018 11;19(11):e561-e568 PMID: 30113518 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056252131 08/17/2018       23 Citations
  • Section 8: Chapters 39-47: The Acutely Ill or Injured Child (Petersen TL, Lee KJ) Nelson's Essentials in Pediatrics: 8th Edition Marcdante KJ, Kliegman (eds). Elsevier Sanders, Philadelphia, PA (publisher) pp: 141-166. 08/01/2018    
  • A Needs Assessment of Brain Death Education in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowships. (Ausmus AM, Simpson PM, Zhang L, Petersen TL) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018 07;19(7):643-648 PMID: 29652750 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062967436 04/14/2018       3 Citations
  • Pleural Effusions and Pneumothoraces. (Cashen K, Petersen TL) Pediatr Rev 2017 Apr;38(4):170-181 PMID: 28364048 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018459315 04/02/2017       2 Citations
  • Human Parechovirus as a Cause of Isolated Pediatric Acute Liver Failure. (Bigelow AM, Scott JP, Hong JC, Cronin DC, Vitola BE, Fons RA, Petersen TL) Pediatrics 2016 11;138(5) PMID: 27940759 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84994803466 12/13/2016       5 Citations
  • Chapter 14: Disorders and Treatment of the Airway (Petersen TL, Bone M) Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric 2nd Edition Stockwell JA and Kutko MC (eds). Society of Critical Care Medicine (publisher) pp. 167-176 10/01/2016    
  • Pediatric Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia: A Simulation Scenario for Fellows, Residents, Medical Students, and Advanced Practitioners. (Cashen K, Petersen T) MedEdPORTAL 2016 Jun 03;12:10407 PMID: 31008187 PMCID: PMC6464469 06/03/2016    
  • Chapter 15: Disorders and Treatment of the Airway (Petersen TL, Bone M) Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric Stockwell JA and Pressig CM (eds). Society of Critical Care Medicine (publisher) pp. 217-229 03/01/2012    
  • Chapter 11: Apparent Life-Threatening Events and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (Petersen TL, Mittal M) Netter's Pediatrics Florin TA and Ludwig S (eds). Elsevier Sanders, Philadelphia, PA (publisher) pp. 67-71 01/01/2011    
  • Selenium-binding protein-1 in smooth muscle cells is downregulated in a rhesus monkey model of chronic allograft nephropathy. (Torrealba JR, Colburn M, Golner S, Chang Z, Scheunemann T, Fechner JH, Roenneburg D, Hu H, Alam T, Kim HT, Kanmaz T, Oberley T, Knechtle SJ, Hamawy MM) Am J Transplant 2005 Jan;5(1):58-67 PMID: 15636612 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-19944428684 01/08/2005       15 Citations
  • Rapamycin antagonizes cyclosporin A- and tacrolimus (FK506)-mediated augmentation of linker for activation of T cell expression in T cells. (Cho CS, Chang Z, Elkahwaji J, Scheunemann TL, Manthei ER, Colburn M, Knechtle SJ, Hamawy MM) Int Immunol 2003 Nov;15(11):1369-78 PMID: 14565935 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0242720665 10/21/2003       11 Citations
  • Modulation of the electrophoretic mobility of the linker for activation of T cells (LAT) by the calcineurin inhibitors CsA and FK506: LAT is a potential substrate for PKC and calcineurin signaling pathways. (Cho CS, Elkahwaji J, Chang Z, Scheunemann TL, Manthei ER, Hamawy MM) Cell Signal 2003 Jan;15(1):85-93 PMID: 12401523 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037209650 10/29/2002       12 Citations
  • Last update: 08/08/2022