Wassim H. Fares MD MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)


Selected Publications

  • Fares WH, Carson SS. The relationship between positive end expiratory pressure and cardiac index in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Journal of Critical Care. 2013, Aug (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2013.06.021). PMID: 23993772.
  • Fares WH. Subgroup analysis comment on: Amiodarone and the risk of cancer. Cancer. 2013, August (DOI: 10.1002/cncr.28266). (letter to the editor) PMID: PMID: 23983098
  • Fares WH. Not all catheter-days are equal (letter to the editor commenting on: The risk of catheter-related bloodstream infection with femoral venous catheters as compared to subclavian and internal jugular venous catheters: A systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis). Critical Care Medicine. 2013, 41(2):e14. PMID: 23353964.
  • Fares WH, FordHJ, Ghio AJ, Aris RM. Safety and Feasibility of Obtaining Wedged PA Samples & Differential Distribution of Biomarkers in Pulmonary Hypertension. Pulmonary Circulation. 2012, 2(4):477-82.
  • Fares WH, Blanchard SK, StoufferGA, Chang PP, Rosamond WD, Ford HJ, Aris RM. Thermodilution and Fick Cardiac Outputs Differ: Impact on PulmonaryHypertension Evaluation. Canadian Respiratory Journal, 2012, 19(4): 261-266.
  • Fares WH, Trow TK. Targeted Approaches to the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension. Ther Adv Respir Dis, 2012. PubMed ID: 22438264.
  • Fares WH, Weber DJ. Transmission of resistant bacteria in intensive care. New England Journal of Medicine. 2011 Aug 25;365(8):763-4. PMID: 21864172.
  • Fares WH, Ford HJ, Aris RM. Pulmonary Hypertension: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Dana Point World Symposium Highlights. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews. 2011, August: 7(4): 279-288.
  • Fares WH. Response to: Lung protectivemechanical ventilation and two year survival in patients with acute lunginjury: Prospective cohort study. BMJ 2012;344: e2124 (letter to the editor).
  • Fares WH. Management of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure in an Evidence-Based Era: What is the Evidence Behind the Current Standard of Care? Heart & Lung. 2008, May-Jun;37(3):173-8. PMID: 18482628.

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