Karla Resendiz, PharmD, BCPPS

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Karla Resendiz, PharmD, BCPPS, is a residency preceptor with the Pharmacy Residency Program and a clinical pharmacy specialist in Pediatric Critical Care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric critical care
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Residency

Pharmacy Practice (PGY 1) – Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Pediatric Specialty (PGY 2) – Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Board Certification

Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPPS)

Graduate Degree

Doctor of Pharmacy – University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pediatric Critical Care

Residency Preceptor, Pharmacy Residency Program

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Sedation
Nutrition Support
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Publications

Papers

2020

O’Neil ER; Schmees LR; Resendiz K et al. Inhaled Tranexamic Acid As a Novel Treatment for Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients. Crit Care Explor 2020; 2(1):e0075

Resendiz K, Humlicek TJ, Moffett BS. Drugs. In Mery CM (ed), Texas Children’s Hospital Handbook of Congenital Heart Disease (pp.522-534). Houston, TX: Texas Children’s Hospital, 2020.

2019

Moffett BS, Resendiz K, Morris J et al. Population Pharmacokinetics of Vancomycin in the Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Population. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2019 Mar-Apr; 24(2): 107–116

Resendiz K, Achuff B. Opioid and benzodiazepine bolus use in a pediatric intensive care unit during a city-wide catastrophe. Crit Care Med 2019; 47(1): 665.

2018

Achuff B, Jain P, Resendiz K, et al. Objective sedation in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit decreases narcotic exposure. Crit Care Med 2018; 46(1): 630

Jain P, Achuff BJ, Resendiz K, et al. Do Children with Down syndrome really need higher sedation and analgesia after cardiac surgery? Crit Care Med 2018; 46(1): 98

2017

Resendiz K, Elhoff J, Achuff B, et al. Evaluation of vasopressin effects on ST-segment variability in critically ill pediatric patients. Presented at the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society’s 13th Annual International Meeting. Washington, DC. December, 2017 

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society (PCICS)
Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA); Research Committee
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM); Item Writing Committee