Karen Lucisano

Adjunct Lecturer/Nurse Anesthesia Program Coordinator
School of Nursing
CHHS 443
Research Interest: 
(1997) Principle Investigator A Comparison of Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery Under General Anesthesia With Ultiva versus Hypnotic/inhalation-based Anesthesia Gerson, Myron C., Hurst, James M., Hertzberg, Vicki S., Baughman, Robert, Rouan, Gregory, and Ellis, Karen S. Prediction of cardiac and pulmonary complications related to elective abdominal and noncardiac thoracic surgery in geriatric patients. The American Journal of Medicine. 88:101-107, 1990. Gerson, Myron C., Hurst, James., Hertzberg, Vicki S., Doogan, Patricia A., Ellis, Karen. Noninvasive prediction of cardiac complications in geriatric abdominal surgery. American Journal of NoninvasiveCardiology. 4:364-369, 1990.Gerson, Myron C., Moore, Edward N., and Ellis, Karen. Systemic effects and safety of intravenous dipyridamole in elderly patients with suspected coronary disease. The American Journal of Cardiology. 60:16 1399-1401, 1987. Troutman, Soundra G. RN, BSN 1; Hussey, Leslie C. RN, PhD 1; Hynan, Linda PhD 2; Lucisano, Karen CRNA, MSN 1 Sternal Wound Infection Prediction Scale: A test of the reliability and validity. Nursing & Health Sciences. 3(1):1-8, March 2001.