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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Critical Care
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    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PABA05/2002Biologic Basis of Behavior
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LAMD05/2008
    Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, LAMPH05/2008

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    1. Idrovo A, Afonso N, Price J, Tume S, Akcan-Arikan A. Kidney replacement therapy in pediatric patients on mechanical circulatory support: challenges for the pediatric nephrologist. Pediatr Nephrol. 2020 May 28. PMID: 32462258.
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    2. Bavare AC, Thomas JK, Gurganious LM, Afonso N, Thomas TA, Thammasitboon S. Fostering self-determination of bedside providers to promote active participation in rapid response events. Med Educ Online. 2019 Dec; 24(1):1551028. PMID: 30499381.
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    3. Cox M, Afonso N, Mazhani L, Kloeck D, Mysore M, Roy K, Setlhare S, Daman T, Meaney PA. Knowledge Accrual Following Participation in Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support Course in Gaborone, Botswana. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 08; 19(8):e417-e424. PMID: 29901527.
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    4. Tufan-Pekkucuksen N, Gazzaneo MC, Afonso NS, Swartz SJ, Angelo JR, Srivaths P. Thrombocytopenia-associated multi-organ failure secondary to hyperglycemic, hyperosmolar non-ketotic syndrome: A case report. Pediatr Diabetes. 2018 05; 19(3):574-577. PMID: 29165898.
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    5. Afonso N, Checchia PA. Avoiding kidney injury in the surgical patient: Further defining the role of age. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 01; 155(1):266-267. PMID: 28987738.
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    6. Wise RT, Moffett BS, Akcan-Arikan A, Galati M, Afonso N, Checchia PA. Enhancement of diuresis with metolazone in infant paediatric cardiac intensive care patients. Cardiol Young. 2018 Jan; 28(1):27-31. PMID: 28889825.
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    7. Moffett BS, Haworth TE, Wang Y, Afonso N, Checchia PA. Spironolactone effect on potassium supplementation in paediatric cardiac intensive care patients. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2017 Aug; 42(4):433-437. PMID: 28382621.
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    8. Mills LD, Mills TJ, Macht M, Levitan R, De Wulf A, Afonso NS. Post-traumatic stress disorder in an emergency department population one year after Hurricane Katrina. J Emerg Med. 2012 Jul; 43(1):76-82. PMID: 22365529.
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