Position:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Division:
Critical Care Medicine
Research Interests:

Glucose Control in Critically Ill, Acute Renal Failure in Critically Ill, Traumatic Head Injury, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Organ Donation, Critical Care Education Through Simulation

 

Education:
University of Saskatchewan, MD
Recent Publications:

•Henderson WR, Chittock DR, Dhingra VK, Ronco JJ. Hyperglycemia in Acutely ill Emergency Patients- Cause or Effect? CJEM 2006; 8(5):339-343.
•McIntyre LA, Fergusson D, Cook DJ, Nair RC, Bell D, Dhingra V, Hutton B, Magder S, Hebert PC, Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Resuscitating patients with early severe sepsis: a Canadian multicentre observational study. Can J Anaesth 2007; 54(10):779-85.
•Sweet D, Isac G, Fenwick J, Dhingra V. Spontaneous Perulent Pericarditis in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Etanercept: CJEM 2007; 9(1):40-42.
•McIntyre LA, Fergusson, D, Cook, DJ, Rankin, N, Dhingra, V, Granton, J, Magder, S, Stiell l. Taljaard, M, Hebert , PC. Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Fluid Resuscitation in the Management of early septic shock (FINESS): a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 55(12): 819-26, 2008 Dec.
•McIntyrem LA, Fergusson, D, Cook, DJ, Rankin, N, Dhingra, V, Granton, J, Magder, S, Stiell l. Taljaard, M, Hebert , PC. Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. Fluid Resuscitation in the Management of early septic shock (FINESS): a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 55(12): 819-26, 2008 Dec.
•Nguyen E, Kanne JP, Hoang LMN, Reynolds S, Dhingra V, Bryce E, Muller N. Community-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia: Radiographic and Computed Tomography Findings. Journal of Thoracic Imaging 2008; 23(1):13-19.
•Simon Finfer, Dean R. Chittock, Steve Yu-Shuo Su, Deborah Blair, Denise Foster, Dhingra V, Rinaldo Bellomo, Deborah Cook, Peter Dodek, William R. Henderson, Paul C. Hébert, Stephane Heritier, Daren K. Heyland, Colin McArthur, Ellen McDonald, Imogen Mitchell, John A. Myburgh, Robyn Norton, Julie Potter, Bruce G. Robinson, Juan J. Ronco. Intensive versus Conventional Glucose Control in Critically Ill Patients, The NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators. The New England Journal of Medicine, 360(13): 1283-1
•Gorman SK, M Stewart LM, Slavik RS, de Lemos J, Chittock D, Dhingra V, Ronco JJ, Parwana H.  Identifying Missed Opportunities to Curtail Antimicrobial Therapy for Presumed Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia using the Clinical Pulmonary Infection Score. Can J Hosp Pharm 62(3): 217-225, May-June 2009.
•Henderson WR, Dhingra V, Chittock D, Foster D, Hebert P, Cook D, Heyland D, Dodek P, Griesdale D, Schultzer M, Ronco JJ. The efficacy and Safety of Glucose Control algorithms in Intensive Care. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 119 (7-8): 439-444, 2009.
•Van den Berghe G., Bouillon R., Mesotten D., Braithwaite S. S., Pei J., Yi D., Khoo T. K., Olsen K. A., Mohammedi K., Roussel R., Marre M., Hallas P., Finfer S., Chittock D., the NICE-SUGAR Study Investigators Glucose Control in Critically Ill Patients. N Engl J Med 2009; 361:89-92, Jul 2, 2009.
Gorman SK, HoChung M, Slavik R, Zed P, Wilbur K, Dhingra V. A Critical Appraisal of the Quality of Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and their Strength of Recommendations. Intensive Care Medicine DOI 10.1007/s00134-010-1786-8 2010.