Ferne Braveman, MD

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Ferne Braveman

Contact Info

brave058@umn.edu

Administrative Assistant Name
Nancy Gauthier

Administrative Email
ngauthie@umn.edu

MD, McGill University, 1982

Residency in Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1985

Obstetrical Anesthesia and Recovery Room/ICU Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1986

Summary

Awards & Recognition

  • Professor Emeritus, Yale University 2017
  • Masters of Arts (Honorary) Yale University, 2003
  • Friends of McGill Scholarships, 1979-1982
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1978
  • Delta Phi Alpha, 1976

Professional Associations

  • Association of University Anesthetists, 2006-present
  • Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, 1985-present
  • International Outreach Committee, 2004-present
  • Legacy Committee, 2010-present
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, 1983-present
  • ASA Educational Track Subcommittee on Obstetric Anesthesia, 2017- present
  • California Society of Anesthesiologists 2018-present

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Spinal opioids
  • Postoperative analgesia
  • Obstetrical analgesia
  • Obstetrical Anesthesia care in Under-resourced countries
  • ERAS

Publications

Publications

  1. Snegovskikh D, Souza D,Walton,Z, Dai F, Rachler R ,Garay A, Snegovskikh V, Braveman F, Norwitz E. Point-of-care viscoelastic testing improves the outcome of pregnancies complicated by severe postpartum hemorrhage. J Clin Anesth, (44) 50-56, 2018.
  2. Baysinger C, Pujic B, Velickovic I, Owen M, Serafin J, Shotwell M, Braveman F,: Increasing Regional Anesthesia Use in a Serbian Teaching Hospital Through an International Collaboration. Frontiers In Public Health (5):134,2017.
  3. Vadivelu N, Huang Y, Mirante B, Jacoby M, Braveman FR, Hines RL, Sinatra R. Patient considerations in the use of tapentadol for moderate to severe pain. Drug Health Patient Saf. Jul 3;5:151-9, 2013.
  4. Mikhaeil H, Vadivelu N, Braveman F: Safety of spinal anesthesia in a patient with achondroplasia for cesarean section. Current Drug Safety, 6(2):130-1, 2011. Wang SM, Dizinno P, Lin EC, Lin H, Yue JJ, Berman MR, Braveman F. Auricular acupuncture as a treatment for pregnant women suffering from low back and posterior pelvic pain: A pilot study. Am J Ob-Gyn 201:271-279, 2009.
  5. Wang S-M, DeZinno P, Fermo L, William K, Caldwell-Andrews A, Braveman F, Kain ZN. Complementary and alternative medicine for low-back pain in pregnancy: A cross-sectional survey. J of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 11:459-464, 2005.
  6. Vadivelu N, Yusufali T, Braveman F. Successful cesarean section performed with inadvertent subdural anesthesia. Connecticut Medicine 69:71-72, 2005.
  7. Sinatra RS, Eige S, Chung JH, Chung KS, Sevarino FB, Lobo A, Fermo L, Ocampo CA. Continuous epidural infusion of .05% bupivacaine plus hydromorphone for labor analgesia: An observational assessment in 1830 parturients. Anesth Analg 94:1310-1311, 2002.
  8. Kain ZN, Sevarino FB, Rinder C, Pincus S, Alexander GM, Ivy M, Heninger G. Preoperative anxiolysis and postoperative recovery in women undergoing abdominalhysterectomy. Anesthesiology 94:415-22, 2001.
  9. Kain ZN, Sevarino F, Alexander GM, Pincus S, Mayes, LC. Preoperative anxiety and postoperative pain: A repeated measures design. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 49:417-22, 2000.
  10. Kain ZN, Sevarino F, Pincus S, Alexander GM, Wang SM, Ayoub C, Kosarussavadi B. Attenuation of the preoperative stress response with midazolam: Effects on postoperative outcomes. Anesthesiology 93:141-147, 2000.
  11. Sevarino FB, Pizarro CW, Sinatra R: Sterility of epidural solution -- recommendations for cost effective use. Reg Anes Pain Med 25:368-371, 2000.
  12. Lichtor JL, Sevarino FB, Joshi GP, Busch MA, Nordbrock E, Ginsberg B. The relative potency of oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate compared with intravenous morphine in the treatment of moderate to severe postoperative pain. Anesth Analg 89:732-8, 1999.
  13. Attain AS, Ayoub CM, Sevarino FB, Rinder CS: Evaluation of hemostasis by the Clot Signature Analyzer: A potentially valuable device for the anesthesiologist. J Clin Monitoring and Computing 15:125-129, 1999.
  14. Sevarino FB, Paige D, Sinatra S, Silverman DG: Postoperative analgesia with parenteral opioid: Does continuous delivery utilizing a transdermal opioid preparation affect analgesic efficacy or patient safety. J Clin Anesth 9:173-178, 1997.
  15. Chung JH, Sinatra RS, Sevarino FB, Fermo L: Subarachnoid meperidine-morphine combination. An effective perioperative analgesic adjunct for cesarean delivery. Regional Anesth 22:119-124, 1997.
  16. Sinatra RS, Sevarino FB, Paige D: Patient-controlled analgesia with sufentanil: A comparison of two different methods of administration. J Clin Anesth 8:123-129, 1996.
  17. Sevarino FB: Pain control in the postoperative cardiac surgery patient. Seminars in Anesthesia 13:57-62, 1994.
  18. Sevarino FB, Paige D, Silverman DG, Sinatra RS: Management of post gynecologic surgical pain using intravenous ketorolac combined with patient controlled analgesia (PCA) with morphine. J Clin Anesth 6:28-31, 1994.
  19. O’Connor R, Sevarino FB: Cardiopulmonary arrest in the pregnant patient: a report of a successful resuscitation. J Clin Anesth 6:66-78, 1994
  20. Silverman DG, Paige D, Preble L, Sevarino FB, Sinatra R, Brull SJ: Intramuscular ketorolac as a supplement to patient controlled analgesia with morphine following orthopedic surgery. Am J Pain Management 3:70-73,1993.
  21. Mathew JP, Fleisher LA, Rinehouse J, Sevarino FB, Sinatra RS, Nelson AH, Prokop E, Rosenbaum SH: ST segment depression during labor and delivery. Anesthesiology 77:635-641, 1992.
  22. Sevarino FB, Naulty JS, Sinatra RS, Paige D, Conry K, Silverman DG: The efficacy of two doses of transdermal fentanyl as assessed by IV PCA morphine for postoperative analgesia following intra-abdominal gynecological surgery. Anesthesiology 77:463-466, 1992.
  23. Sevarino FB, Ning T, Sinatra RS, Paige D, Silverman DG, Brull SJ: The efficacy of ketorolac 15 mg or 30 mg in combination with morphine PCA in postoperative gynecological surgery patients. J Clin Anesth 4:285-288, 1992.
  24. Silverman DG, Freilich J, Sevarino FB, Paige D, Preble L, O'Connor TZ: Influence of promethazine on symptom-therapy scores for nausea during patient controlled analgesia with morphine. Anesth Analg 74:735-738, 1992.
  25. Harris SN, Sevarino FB, Sinatra RS, Preble L, O'Connor TZ, Silverman DG: Nausea prophylaxis using transdermal Scopolamine in the setting of patient controlled anesthesia. Obstet Gynecol 78:673-677, 1991.
  26. Sinatra RS, Goldstein R, Sevarino FB: Comparison of bupivacaine/fentanyl for labor analgesia. J Clin Anesth 3:219-224, 1991
  27. Sinatra RS, Sevarino FB, Takla V, Chung J, Graf G, Paige D, Preble L, Silverman DG: A comparison of epidurally administered sufentanil-morphine combination for post-operative analgesia. Anesthesia and Analgesia 72:522-527, 1991.
  28. Sevarino FB, McFarlane C, Sinatra RS: The effect of epidural fentanyl on post-cesarean delivery analgesic requirements as administered by PCA. Can J Anaesth 38:450-453, 1991.
  29. Naulty JS, Lema M, Sevarino FB, Hunt CG, Ostheimer GW: Epidural sufentanil for post-Cesarean delivery pain management. J Clin Anesth 2:54-58, 1989.
  30. Johnson MD, Sevarino FB, Lema MJ: Cessation of shivering and hypothermia associated with epidural sufentanil. Anesthesia and Analgesia 68:70-71, 1989.
  31. Sevarino FB, Johnson MD, Lema MJ, Datta S, Ostheimer GW, Naulty JS: Effects of epidural sufentanil on shivering and body temperature in the parturient. Anesthesia and Analgesia 68:530-533, 1989.
  32. Sevarino FB, Ostheimer GW: Evaluation of fetal hypoxia under general anesthesia. International Correspondence Society of Obstetricians and Gynecology 27:3, 1986.


EDITORIALS

  1. Sevarino FB. Management of Hypotension in Obstetrical Anesthesia: Is it Time to Rewrite the Textbooks? Current Opinion in Anesthesiology 2003, 16:249-251.
  2. Sevarino FB. Only anesthesiologists should provide epidural labor analgesia. Current Opinion in Anesthesiology 2002, 15:283-284.


BOOKS

  1. Braveman, FR: (Editor) Obstetrical and Gynecologic Anesthesia: (Requisites in Anesthesiology). Elsevier Science, NY, NY. 2006, 164.
  2. Sevarino FB: (Section editor) Current Opinion in Anesthesiology: Obstetric and Gynaecologic Anaesthesia. 2003,16.
  3. Sevarino FB: (Section editor) Current Opinion in Anesthesiology: Obstetric and Gynaecologic Anaesthesia, 2002, 15.
  4. Sevarino FB, Preble L: A Manual for Acute Postoperative Pain Management. New York, Raven Press, 1992, 242.


BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Braveman FR, Scavone BM, Blessing ME, Wong CA. Obstetrical Anesthesia In: Barash, PB, Cullen BF, Stoelting RK (eds). Clinical Anesthesia 8th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017.
  2. Braveman, FR. Walton Z, Snegovskikh D. Pregnancy Associated Diseases. In: Hines RH and Marschall KE (eds). Stoelting’s Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease 7th Edition. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, Pa., 2017.
  3. Braveman FR, Scavone BM, Blessing ME, Wong CA. Obstetrical Anesthesia In: Barash, PB, Cullen BF, Stoelting RK (eds). Clinical Anesthesia 7th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. 2013, 1144-1176.
  4. Snegovskikh, D. Braveman, FR. Pregnancy Associated Diseases. In: Hines RH and Marschall KE (eds). Stoelting’s Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease 6th Edition. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, Pa., 2012, 26:558-582.
  5. Freck E, Braveman FR. Local Anesthetics. In: Urman RD, Vadivelu N (eds). Pocket Pain. Lippinciott, Philadelphia, Pa, 2011, 8-1.
  6. Braveman FR. Total Abdominal Hysterectomy. In: Fleisher LA and Roizen MF (eds). Essence of Anesthesia Practice, 3rd Edition, Elsevier, NY Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa, 2011, 443.
  7. Braveman, FR. Labor Pan Management. In: Vadivelu N, Urman RD, Hines RL (eds). Essentials of Pain Management. Springer, New York 2011, 501-514.
  8. Braveman, FR. Pregnancy Associated Diseases. In: Hines RH and Marschall KE (eds). Stoelting’s Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease 5th Edition. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, Pa., 2008, 23:557-580.
  9. Braveman FR, Scavone BM, Wong CA, Santos AC. Obstetric Anesthesia In: Barash, PB, Cullen BF, Stoelting RK (eds). Clinical Anesthesia 6th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. 2009, 1137-1170.
  10. Miller, K, Braveman FR. Post-Cesarean Analgesia In: Sinatra RS, DeLeon-Cassasola O, Viscusi E (eds). Acute Pain: Mechanisms and Management, 2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press, NY, 2009, 537-549.
  11. Braveman, FR. Pregnancy in patients of Advanced Maternal Age. Anesthesiology Clin, WB Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa, 2006; 24:637-646.
  12. Braveman, FR. Anesthetic Considerations for Fetal Surgery. In: Braveman, FR: (ed) Obstetrical and Gynecologic Anesthesia: (Requisites in Anesthesiology). Elsevier Science, New York. 2006, 25-28.
  13. Braveman, FR. Post-Cesarean Analgesia. In: Braveman, FR: (ed) Obstetrical and gynecologic Anesthesia: (Requisites in Anesthesiology). Elsevier Science, New York, 2006, 73-78.
  14. Braveman, FR. Obstetrical Anesthesiology Services. In: Braveman, FR: (ed) Obstetrical and Gynecologic Anesthesia: (Requisites in Anesthesiology). Elsevier Science, New York, 2006, 114-117.
  15. Santos, AC, Braveman FR, Finster M. Obstetric Anesthesia. In: Barash, PB, Cullen BF, Stoelting RK (eds). Clinical Anesthesia 5th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. 2006, 1152-1180.
  16. Sevarino, FB. Obstetrical Anesthesia. In: Welner SL, Haseltine F (eds). Women with disabilities: A comprehensive guide to care. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pa, 2004, 159-163.
  17. Sevarino, FB. Obstetrical Anesthetic Implications of Successful Infertility Treatment in: Hines, RL (ed), Seminars in Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa, 2003, 28-32.
  18. Sevarino FB: Total abdominal hysterectomy. In: Roizen MF, Fleisher LA (eds) Essence of Anesthesia Practice, 2nd ed. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa, 2002, 442.
  19. Halaszynski T, Sevarino F. Recovery from regional anesthesia. In: Problems in Anesthesia. Lippincott, Philadelphia, Pa, 12(3):287-304, 2000.
  20. Sinatra RS, Ayoub CM, Sevarino FB: Postcesarean analgesia: Patient controlled analgesia and neuraxial techniques. In: Birnbach DJ, Datta S, Gatt SP (eds) Textbook of Obstetric Anesthesia. Churchill Livingstone, New York, 2000, 320-334.
  21. Sevarino FB, Ning T: Transdermal fentanyl. In: Sinatra RS, Hord AH, Ginsberg P, Preble L.(eds) Acute Pain Mechanisms and Management. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. Philadelphia, Pa, 1992, 364-369.
  22. Sevarino FB: Postoperative pain management. In: Birnbach DJ (ed). Ostheimer’s Manual of Obstetric Anesthesia, 3rd edition. Churchill Livingstone, New York, 2000, 157-164.
  23. Sevarino FB: Total abdominal hysterectomy. In: Roizen MF, Fleisher LA (eds) Essence of Anesthesia Practice. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, Pa, 1997, 448.
  24. Sevarino FB: Postoperative pain relief. In: Datta S (ed) Common Problems in Obstetric Anesthesia, 2nd ed. Mosby, Philadelphia, Pa,1995, 229-236.
  25. Sevarino FB, Sinatra RS: Post cesarean pain relief in: Van Zundert A and Ostheimer GW (eds) Pain Relief in Anesthesia in Obstetrics. Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1995, 491-493.
  26. Sevarino FB: The pregnant patient in: McGoldrick KE (ed) Ambulatory Anesthesiology: A Problem-Oriented Approach. Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pa, 1994, 279-286.
  27. Sevarino FB: Clinical use of transdermal fentanyl. In: Problems in Anesthesia. Hord AH (ed), J.B. Lippincott, New York, 1993, 7:281-287.
  28. Wittels B, Sevarino FB: PCA in the Obstetrical Patient (Maternal/Neonatal Considerations). In: Sinatra RS, Hord AH, Ginsberg P, Preble L. (eds) Acute Pain Mechanisms and Management. Mosby-Year Book Inc., Philadelphia, Pa, 1992, 175-181.
  29. Sevarino FB, Ning T: Transdermal fentanyl. In: Sinatra RS, Hord AH, Ginsberg P, Preble L.(eds) Acute Pain Mechanisms and Management. Mosby-Year Book Inc., Philadelphia, Pa, 1992, 364-369.


ELECTRONIC, MEDIA AND AUDIO PRESENTATIONS

  1. Frederic Flach and Ferne Sevarino. “Back Pain”. Paperback Audio. Durkin Hayes Publishing, Ltd., Niagara Falls, NY, 1995.
  2. Sevarino F. Obstetric labor analgesia. ESIA 7(1-3). Http://www.gasnet.org/esia/2000/february/labor-ana...


ABSTRACTS

  1. Kim M, Kim A, Sullivan M, Decker J, Motamed A, Braveman F, Atay S, Peden C. Implementation of a Thoracic Surgery ERAS Protocol at a Tertieary/Quatternary Academic Medical Center. ERAS USA 2nd Annual Congress. New Orleans LA. November 8-10, 2018.
  2. Di Z, Muir M, Bading M, Braveman F. Surgical Scheduling Design:The Hidden key to Opimizatizing Operating Room Productivity and Profitability. Annual Meeting of the Ameerican Society of Anesthesiologists, San Francisco, October 13-17, 2018.
  3. Pujic B, Velickovic I, Baysinger C, Braveman F, Palmer C, Owen M. Neuraxial and Narcotic Analgesia for Labor; Effects of Administrative Mandates on Availability and Use in a Serbian Obstetrical Hospital. Annual Meeting of the Society of Obstetrical Anesthesiology and Perinatology, Bellevue WA, May 10-14, 2017.
  4. Baysinger C, Velickovic I, Palmer C, Pujic B, Braveman F, Owen M. Process Change Anesthesia Tranee Instruction Improve Obstetric Anesthesia Care in a Serbian Obstetric Hospital: A Report of an On-going International Collaboration. Annual Meeting of the Society of Obstetrical Anesthesiology and Perinatology, Bellevue WA, May 10-14, 2017.
  5. Baysinger C, Velickovic I, Pujic B, Dimiceli M, Serafin J, Owen M, Braveman F. Individual Anesthesiologist use of Regional Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery in a Serbial Obstetrical Hospital. Annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Chicago IL, October 22-26, 2016
  6. Mikhael H, Vadivelu N, and Braveman F. Inadvertent Prolonged Subdural Anesthesia Following Paracervical Block with a Presentation of Profound Motor and Sensory Deficit. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Diego CA, October 24-28, 2015.
  7. Snegovskikh D, Norwitz ER, Walton Z, Feng Dai, Rachler R, Garay A, Paidas MJ, Copel JA, Snegovskikh VV, Bukowski R, and Braveman FR. Point-of-care viscoelastic testing (Rotem®) improve outcomes among patients with severe postpartum hemorrhage. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Diego CA, October 24-28, 2015.
  8. Velickovic I, Pujic B, Baysinger C, Braveman F, Owen M. The Influence of an International Teaching Program on the Use of Regional Anesthesia for Cesarean Section in a Serbian Obstetric Hospital. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Diego CA, October 24-28, 2015.
  9. Walton Z, Rachler R, Braveman F, Snegovskikh D. The effect of the placement of an intrathecal catheter versus re-do epidural following accidental dural puncture on the rate of headache and epidural blood patch requirement among obstetrical patients. 34th Annual ESRA Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia. September 2-5, 2015
  10. Velickovic I,Pujic B, Baysinger C, Braveman F, Owen M. The Influence of an International Teaching Program on the Use of Regional Anesthesia for Cesarean Section in a Serbian Obstetric Hospital. SOAP 47th Annual Meeting, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO, May 13-17, 2015.
  11. Banack TM, Herrera A, Ostroff RB, Abreu M, Rocuts K, Horvat A, Clebone A, Braveman F, Silverman DG: Noninvasive quantifications over a brain temperature tunnel of increased brain temperature during ECT. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Chicago, IL, October 2011.
  12. Alian A, Haider S, Braveman F, Alian RA, Shelley K, Silverman D: EKG respiratory changes induced by incentive spirometry during preoperative hydration of spontaneously breathing pregnant women. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Chicago, IL, October 2011.
  13. Mikhael H, Vadivelu N, Braveman F: Safety of spinal anesthesia in a patient with achondrioplasia for cesarean section. Annual Meeting of the IARS, Vancouver, Canada, May 2011.
  14. ‘ Vadivelu N, Vindhya M, Kim J, Braveman F. The Effect of Preoperative Anxiety on Obstetric Anesthesia. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Orlando, FL, October 2008.
  15. Sinatra R, Chung KS, Chung JH, Braveman F, Watrous G. Epidural PCA with hydromorphone and bupivacaine for postsurgical pain management: A retrospective review of 4,850 patients. Anesthesiology 101; A-980, 2004.
  16. Wang S-M, Sevarino F, Fermo L, Kain ZN, Caldwell-Andrews AA. The attitude of women with gestational low back pain toward the use of acupuncture. Anesthesiology 97;3A, 2002.
  17. Wang S-M, Caldwell-Andrews AA, Fermo L, Sevarino F, Kain ZN. Auricular acupuncture as a treatment for gestational low back pain: Preliminary findings. Anesthesiology 97;3A, 2002.
  18. Sinatra R, Eige S, Chung J, Sevarino F, Attaroglu H. Combined spinal/epidural infusion with hydromorphone for labor and delivery (L&D) Analgesia: A pilot investigation. Anesthesiology 91;3A: A1085, 1999.
  19. Kain ZN, Sevarino F, Rinder C. The preoperative behavioral stress response: Does it exist? Anesthesiology 91;3A: A742, 1999.
  20. Eige S, Chung J, Sinatra R, Lobo A, Attaroglu H, Sevarino F, Fermo L. Combination spinal-epidural infusion with hydromorphone for labor and delivery analgesia: A pilot investigation. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of SOAP, Denver, CO, May 19-22, 1999.
  21. Eige S, Sevarino FB, Sinatra RS, Fermo L, Chung J, Chung KS. Ultradilute epidural infusions for labor and delivery analgesia: Does early placement slow labor velocity and increase risk for cesarean delivery? Anesthesiology 89: A1032, 1998.
  22. Sevarino FB, Eige S, Sinatra RS, Fermo L, Chung J, Chung KS. A prospective analysis of factors affecting cesarean section rate in primiparas receiving dilute epidural infusions for labor analgesia. Anesthesiology 89: A1031, 1998.
  23. Eige S, Sevarino FB, Sinatra R, Fermo L, Chung JH, Chung KS, Vaughn D. Prospective analysis of epidural analgesia, safety and efficacy during labor and delivery following utilizing a computerized database. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of SOAP, Vancouver, Canada, April 29-May 2, 1998.
  24. Sevarino FB, Sinatra R, Fermo L, Eige S, Chung JH, Chung KS, Vaughn D. Factors that influence cesarean section rate in primiparas receiving dilute epidural infusion: A prospective analysis. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Meeting of SOAP, Vancouver, Canada, April 29-May 2, 1998.
  25. Sinatra RS, Eige S, Sevarino FB, Fermo L, Chung J, Chung S: Continuous epidural infusions of hydromorphone plus bupivacaine 0.05% during labor and delivery: safety and analgesic efficacy. Anesth Analg 86; 2S:S388, 1998.
  26. Swamidoss C, Bell C, Sevarino F, Sanders M, Kain ZN, Ruskin K, Hofstadter M. Effects of music on simulated task performance by anesthesiologists. Anesth Analg 84:S215, 1997.
  27. Sevarino FB, Ginsberg B, Lichtor JL, Joshi GP, Nordbrock E, Busch MA. Oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate (OTFC) compared with IV morphine for acute pain in patients following abdominal surgery. Anesth Analg 84:S1-S330, 1997.
  28. Ginsberg B, Joshi G, Lichtor L, Phillip B, Sevarino F. Relative potency of oral transmucosal fentanyl (OTFC) in comparison with intravenous morphine in the treatment of post operative pain. American Pain Society S678, 1996.
  29. Sevarino FB, Sinatra RS, Fermo LB, Hernandez-Conte AT, Chung JH: Epidural hydromorphone vs. fentanyl for labor analgesia. Anesthesiology 85:A912, 1996.
  30. Rosenblatt WH, Gudin J, Chung J, Sinatra R, Sevarino F: Enhancement of postoperative patient controlled epidural analgesia by preoperative intrathecal bupivacaine/morphine combination. Anesth Analg 82:S383, 1996.
  31. Swamidoss CP, Bell C, Sevarino FB, Kain Z, Ruskin K: The effects of music on simulated task performance by anesthesiologists. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Technology in Anesthesia, San Diego, CA, January 1996.
  32. Heninger G, Sevarino FB, Southwick S, Karper L, Charney D, Krystal J: Effects of surgical stress and pharmacologic stimulation of the HPA axis on interleuken-6 in humans. Proceedings of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, November 11-16, 1995.
  33. Sevarino FB, Fermo L, Mandel ALZ, Chung J, Chung K, Sinatra R: Ondansetron vs. metoclopramide for the prevention of intra- and early postoperative nausea and vomiting with spinal anesthesia in patients undergoing cesarean delivery. Proceedings of the 27th annual meeting of SOAP, Montreal, Quebec, May 16-19, 1995.
  34. Chung J, Sinatra R, Fermo L, Sevarino FB, Fang X, Weinstock AD: Efficacy of intrathecal meperidine-morphine combination for perioperative analgesia in comparison to fentanyl, meperidine, or morphine alone. Proceedings of the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. Philadelphia, PA, May 11-14, 1994.
  35. Welchek CM, Sevarino FB, Sinatra R: Sterility testing of pharmacy-prepared epidural and patient-controlled analgesia solutions. Anesth Analg 78:S475, 1994.
  36. Sevarino FB, Hines RL, Mylott L, Paige D, Innes D, Rinder C: IV ketorolac for analgesia following CABG. Anesth Analg 78:S381, 1994.
  37. Chung J, Sinatra R, Fermo L, Sevarino FB, Fang X, Weinstock AD: Efficacy of intrathecal meperidine-morphine combination for perioperative analgesia in comparison to fentanyl, meperidine, or morphine alone. Anesthesiology 81:A931, 1994.
  38. Sevarino FB, Paige D, Sinatra RS, Preble LM, Silverman DG: Transdermal fentanyl as an adjunct to PCA morphine for postoperative orthopedic pain. Anesthesiology 77;3:A884, 1992.
  39. Sevarino FB, Sinatra RS, Paige D, Ning T, Marino S: Postoperative pain control with intermittent dosing of intravenous ketorolac in combination with morphine PCA. Anesthesiology 77;3: A820, 1992.
  40. Sevarino FB, Ning T, Sinatra RS, Silverman DG, Brull SJ: The efficacy of ketorolac 15 mg or 30 mg in combination with morphine PCA in postoperative gynecological surgery patients. Anesthesiology 75;3: A1090, 1991.
  41. Sevarino FB, Naulty JS, Sinatra RS, Conry K, Silverman DG: The efficacy of two doses of transdermal fentanyl as assessed by IV PCA morphine for postoperative analgesia following intra-abdominal gynecological surgery. Anesthesiology 75;3:A706, 1991.
  42. Preble L, Paige D, Sinatra R, O'Connor TZ, Sevarino FB: Varying narcotic requirements among orthopedic patients. Anesthesiology 73;3A813, 1990.
  43. Mathew JP, Fleisher L, Sevarino FB, Rosenbaum S: Silent myocardial ischemia in healthy parturients during cesarean delivery. Anesthesiology 73;3:A992, 1990.
  44. Wittels B, Scott DT, Sevarino FB, Sinatra RS: Distribution of self-administered morphine and meperidine into human breast milk: Acute neonatal neurobehavioral effects. Proceedings Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. Madison, Wisconsin, May 1990.
  45. Freilich JD, Sinatra RS, Jankelovitz ER, Preble L, Sevarino FB, Silverman DG: Morphine plus promethazine for patient controlled analgesia. Anesth Analg 70:S373, 1990.
  46. Sinatra RS, Goldstein R, Sevarino FB: Comparison of bupivacaine/fentanyl for labor analgesia. Anesth Analg 70:S373, 1990.
  47. Harris SN, Sevarino FB, Silverman DG, Preble L, Sinatra RS: Prophylactic transdermal scopolamine for patients using postoperative patient controlled analgesia (PCA). Anesthesiology 71;3A:690, 1989.
  48. Sevarino FB, McFarlane C, Takla V, Fischer A, Sinatra RS: The effect of epidural fentanyl on post-cesarean delivery analgesic requirements as administered by PCA. Anesthesiology 71;3A:871, 1989.
  49. Goldstein R, Sinatra RS, Hines R, Sevarino FB: Sonoclot Coagulation AnalyzerR of coagulopathies during pregnancy. Proceedings of the 21st annual meeting of the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, Seattle, May 1989.
  50. Sevarino FB, Gilbertson LI, Gugino L, Courtney MA, Datta S: The effects of pregnancy on the nervous system response to sensory stimuli. Anesthesiology 69;3A:695, 1988.
  51. Johnson MD, Sevarino FB, Lema MJ, Datta S, Ostheimer GW, Naulty JS: Effects of epidural sufentanil on temperature regulation in the parturient. Anesthesiology 67:A257, 1987.
  52. Naulty JS, Sevarino FB, Lema MJ, Datta S, Ostheimer GW: Epidural sufentanil for post-cesarean delivery pain management. Anesthesiology 65:A396, 1986.