Caregiver Profile

Caregiver Profile

Meet Dr. Joseph Cravero



Medical School

  • University of Virginia , Charlottesville , VA


  • Hartford Hospital , Hartford , CT


  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center , Denver , CO


  • American Board of Anesthesiology


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  1. Performing Multiple Posterior Spinal Fusions in 1 Day: A Comparison of Perioperative Outcomes Between Morning and Afternoon Cases. J Pediatr Orthop. 2021 Oct 01; 41(9):e722-e726. View abstract
  2. Assessing and conveying risks and benefits of imaging in neonates using ionizing radiation and sedation/anesthesia. Pediatr Radiol. 2021 Jul 20. View abstract
  3. Trends in Pediatric MRI sedation/anesthesia at a tertiary medical center over time. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 Sep; 31(9):953-961. View abstract
  4. A survey of the global impact of COVID-19 on the practice of pediatric anesthesia: A study from the pediatric anesthesia COVID-19 Collaborative Group. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 06; 31(6):720-729. View abstract
  5. Free-breathing radial stack-of-stars three-dimensional Dixon gradient echo sequence in abdominal magnetic resonance imaging in sedated pediatric patients. Pediatr Radiol. 2021 Aug; 51(9):1645-1653. View abstract
  6. Should I irradiate with computed tomography or sedate for magnetic resonance imaging? Pediatr Radiol. 2021 Mar 12. View abstract
  7. Food allergy history and reaction to propofol administration in a large pediatric population. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 05; 31(5):570-577. View abstract
  8. Aerosol barriers in pediatric anesthesiology: Clinical data supports FDA caution. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 04; 31(4):461-464. View abstract
  9. Risk of Hypoxemia by Induction Technique Among Infants and Neonates Undergoing Pyloromyotomy. Anesth Analg. 2021 02 01; 132(2):367-373. View abstract
  10. Bilateral Erector Spinae Blocks Decrease Perioperative Opioid Use After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Jul; 35(7):2082-2087. View abstract
  11. Comparison of regional analgesia techniques for pleurodesis pain in pediatric patients. Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 10; 30(10):1102-1108. View abstract
  12. A systematic review of outcomes reported inpediatric perioperative research: A report from the Pediatric Perioperative Outcomes Group. Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 Jul 30. View abstract
  13. Role of outpatient pediatric natural airway sedation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 07; 30(7):841-842. View abstract
  14. Postoperative pain and psychological outcomes following minimally invasive pectus excavatum repair: A report from the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Improvement Network. Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 09; 30(9):1006-1012. View abstract
  15. Trends in Outpatient Procedural Sedation: 2007-2018. Pediatrics. 2020 05; 145(5). View abstract
  16. If the watch fits-Wear it. Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 05; 30(5):518-519. View abstract
  17. Measuring behavioral and emotional changes in children following hospitalization: Limitations and future directions. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019 11; 29(11):1083-1085. View abstract
  18. Reply to Austin, Thomas; Gilbertson, Laura; Lam, Humphrey, regarding their comment 'Redefining the primary dependent variable. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019 10; 29(10):1073-1074. View abstract
  19. The effect of suprainguinal fascia iliaca block on the recovery of patients after arthroscopic hip surgery. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019 08; 29(8):829-834. View abstract
  20. The effect of pediatric patient temperament on postoperative outcomes. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019 07; 29(7):721-729. View abstract
  21. The Society for Pediatric Anesthesia recommendations for the use of opioids in children during the perioperative period. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019 06; 29(6):547-571. View abstract
  22. Airway management in patients with mucopolysaccharidoses: The progression toward difficult intubation. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019 06; 29(6):620-627. View abstract
  23. The association between high-volume intraoperative fluid administration and outcomes among pediatric patients undergoing large bowel resection. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019 04; 29(4):315-321. View abstract
  24. Perioperative Management and In-Hospital Outcomes After Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum: A Multicenter Registry Report From the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Improvement Network. Anesth Analg. 2019 02; 128(2):315-327. View abstract
  25. Evaluating Patient-Centered Outcomes in Clinical Trials of Procedural Sedation, Part 2 Safety: Sedation Consortium on Endpoints and Procedures for Treatment, Education, and Research Recommendations. Anesth Analg. 2018 11; 127(5):1146-1154. View abstract
  26. The Anesthesia Perioperative "Call for Help"-Experience at a Quaternary Pediatric Medical Center: Analysis of 67,564 Anesthesia Encounters. Anesth Analg. 2018 07; 127(1):126-133. View abstract
  27. Efficacy Outcome Measures for Pediatric Procedural Sedation Clinical Trials: An ACTTION Systematic Review. Anesth Analg. 2018 03; 126(3):956-967. View abstract
  28. Correction to: Ionizing radiation from computed tomography versus anesthesia for magnetic resonance imaging in infants and children: patient safety considerations. Pediatr Radiol. 2018 03; 48(3):454. View abstract
  29. Erector spinae plane block for inguinal hernia repair in preterm infants. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 03; 28(3):298-299. View abstract
  30. The Evaluation of a Noninvasive Respiratory Volume Monitor in Pediatric Patients Undergoing General Anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2017 12; 125(6):1913-1919. View abstract
  31. Ionizing radiation from computed tomography versus anesthesia for magnetic resonance imaging in infants and children: patient safety considerations. Pediatr Radiol. 2018 01; 48(1):21-30. View abstract
  32. Population analysis of predictors of difficult intubation with direct laryngoscopy in pediatric patients with and without thyroid disease. J Anesth. 2018 02; 32(1):54-61. View abstract
  33. The radiological home: Pediatric anesthesiologist's role in risk assessment for imaging procedures. Paediatr Anaesth. 2017 09; 27(9):878-879. View abstract
  34. Pediatric Procedural Sedation Using the Combination of Ketamine and Propofol Outside of the Emergency Department: A Report From the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug; 18(8):e356-e363. View abstract
  35. Upper Respiratory Infections and Airway Adverse Events in Pediatric Procedural Sedation. Pediatrics. 2017 Jul; 140(1). View abstract
  36. Comment on Growth in an Anesthesiologist and Nurse Anesthetist-Supervised Sedation Nurse Program Using Propofol and Dexmedetomidine. A A Case Rep. 2017 06 15; 8(12):337. View abstract
  37. Validation of the Pediatric Sedation State Scale. Pediatrics. 2017 May; 139(5). View abstract
  38. Evaluating Patient-Centered Outcomes in Clinical Trials of Procedural Sedation, Part 1 Efficacy: Sedation Consortium on Endpoints and Procedures for Treatment, Education, and Research Recommendations. Anesth Analg. 2017 03; 124(3):821-830. View abstract
  39. Safety and cost-effectiveness of port removal outside of the operating room among pediatric patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Nov; 51(11):1891-1895. View abstract
  40. Pediatric Procedural Sedation Using Dexmedetomidine: A Report From the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 09; 6(9):536-44. View abstract
  41. In Reply. Anesthesiology. 2016 08; 125(2):425-6. View abstract
  42. Outcomes following implementation of a pediatric procedural sedation guide for referral to general anesthesia for magnetic resonance imaging studies. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Jun; 26(6):628-36. View abstract
  43. Creation of an integrated outcome database for pediatric anesthesia. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Apr; 26(4):345-55. View abstract
  44. The pretracheal stethoscope useful, but not a necessity. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Mar; 26(3):256-8. View abstract
  45. Preterm Versus Term Children: Analysis of Sedation/Anesthesia Adverse Events and Longitudinal Risk. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar; 137(3):e20150463. View abstract
  46. Major Adverse Events and Relationship to Nil per Os Status in Pediatric Sedation/Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room: A Report of the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Anesthesiology. 2016 Jan; 124(1):80-8. View abstract
  47. Pediatric emergence delirium: Canadian Pediatric Anesthesiologists' experience. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Feb; 26(2):207-12. View abstract
  48. Practice Patterns and Adverse Events of Nitrous Oxide Sedation and Analgesia: A Report from the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. J Pediatr. 2016 Feb; 169:260-5.e2. View abstract
  49. A Phase 1, Dose-escalation, Double-blind, Block-randomized, Controlled Trial of Safety and Efficacy of Neosaxitoxin Alone and in Combination with 0.2% Bupivacaine, with and without Epinephrine, for Cutaneous Anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 2015 Oct; 123(4):873-85. View abstract
  50. Prevalence and Predictors of Adverse Events during Procedural Sedation Anesthesia-Outside the Operating Room for Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and Colonoscopy in Children: Age Is an Independent Predictor of Outcomes. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct; 16(8):e251-9. View abstract
  51. Whither dexmedetomidine? Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Sep; 25(9):868-70. View abstract
  52. The impact of obesity on pediatric procedural sedation-related outcomes: results from the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Jul; 25(7):689-97. View abstract
  53. Great expectations-defining quality in pediatric sedation: outcomes of a multidisciplinary consensus conference. J Healthc Qual. 2015 Mar-Apr; 37(2):139-54. View abstract
  54. Raising the bar for pediatric sedation studies and trials. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Jan; 25(1):2-4. View abstract
  55. Pediatric critical care physician-administered procedural sedation using propofol: a report from the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium Database. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan; 16(1):11-20. View abstract
  56. Pain management following the Nuss procedure: a survey of practice and review. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2014 Oct; 58(9):1134-9. View abstract
  57. Paravertebral block for analgesia after pediatric thoracic surgery. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2014 May-Jun; 39(3):179-80. View abstract
  58. Research on emergence agitation in children. Can J Anaesth. 2013 Aug; 60(8):822-3. View abstract
  59. Analysis of procedural sedation provided by pediatricians. Pediatr Int. 2013 Feb; 55(1):17-23. View abstract
  60. Development, implementation, and initial participant feedback of a pediatric sedation provider course. Teach Learn Med. 2013; 25(3):249-57. View abstract
  61. Physiologic monitoring practices during pediatric procedural sedation: a report from the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Nov; 166(11):990-8. View abstract
  62. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov; 130(5):e1391-405. View abstract
  63. The validity of the Computer Face Scale for measuring pediatric pain and mood. Paediatr Anaesth. 2013 Feb; 23(2):156-61. View abstract
  64. The current status of procedural sedation for pediatric patients in out-of-operating room locations. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Aug; 25(4):453-60. View abstract
  65. Pediatric sedation with propofol-continuing evolution of procedural sedation practice. J Pediatr. 2012 May; 160(5):714-6. View abstract
  66. Case presentation: abdominal compartment syndrome complicating posterior spinal fusion. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Mar; 22(3):278-80. View abstract
  67. Brave new world: do we need it, do we want it, can we afford it? Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Sep; 21(9):919-23. View abstract
  68. Pediatric sedation--evolution and revolution. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Jul; 21(7):800-9. View abstract
  69. Emergency physician-administered propofol sedation: a report on 25,433 sedations from the pediatric sedation research consortium. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 May; 57(5):462-8.e1. View abstract
  70. Impact of provider specialty on pediatric procedural sedation complication rates. Pediatrics. 2011 May; 127(5):e1154-60. View abstract
  71. Comparison of differing sedation practice for upper endoscopic ultrasound using expert observational analysis of the procedural sedation. J Patient Saf. 2009 Sep; 5(3):153-9. View abstract
  72. Risk and safety of pediatric sedation/anesthesia for procedures outside the operating room. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2009 Aug; 22(4):509-13. View abstract
  73. The incidence and nature of adverse events during pediatric sedation/anesthesia with propofol for procedures outside the operating room: a report from the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Anesth Analg. 2009 Mar; 108(3):795-804. View abstract
  74. Use of regional blockade to facilitate inpatient rehabilitation of recalcitrant complex regional pain syndrome. PM R. 2009 Feb; 1(2):194-8. View abstract
  75. Computer Face Scale for measuring pediatric pain and mood. J Pain. 2009 Feb; 10(2):173-9. View abstract
  76. Society for Pediatric Sedation reply to Dr Cote's editorial. Paediatr Anaesth. 2008 Jun; 18(6):559-60; author reply 560-1. View abstract
  77. Etomidate versus pentobarbital for computed tomography sedations: report from the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Oct; 23(10):690-5. View abstract
  78. Development of a new computer method to assess children's pain. Pain Med. 2007 Oct; 8 Suppl 3:S121-8. View abstract
  79. Incidence and nature of adverse events during pediatric sedation/anesthesia for procedures outside the operating room: report from the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Pediatrics. 2006 Sep; 118(3):1087-96. View abstract
  80. Pediatric anesthesia in the nonoperating room setting. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2006 Aug; 19(4):443-9. View abstract
  81. Voiding ability using propofol sedation in children undergoing voiding cystourethrograms: a retrospective analysis. J Urol. 2006 Jul; 176(1):299-302. View abstract
  82. Emergence agitation: time for heavy lifting. J Clin Anesth. 2005 Nov; 17(7):491-3. View abstract
  83. Sedation in the emergency department. Pediatr Ann. 2005 Aug; 34(8):617-22. View abstract
  84. A method for measuring system safety and latent errors associated with pediatric procedural sedation. Anesth Analg. 2005 Jul; 101(1):48-58, table of contents. View abstract
  85. Development and validation of the Dartmouth Operative Conditions Scale. Anesth Analg. 2005 Jun; 100(6):1614-1621. View abstract
  86. Replacing the outmoded term "nonanesthesiologist". Anesth Analg. 2005 Jun; 100(6):1862. View abstract
  87. General anesthesia in infants and children for pediatric dermatologic procedures: is it worth it? Arch Dermatol. 2005 May; 141(5):629-30. View abstract
  88. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2004 Nov; 114(5):1348-56. View abstract
  89. Review of pediatric sedation. Anesth Analg. 2004 Nov; 99(5):1355-1364. View abstract
  90. The learning curve associated with a simulated ultrasound-guided interventional task by inexperienced anesthesia residents. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2004 Nov-Dec; 29(6):544-8. View abstract
  91. Clinical policy: evidence-based approach to pharmacologic agents used in pediatric sedation and analgesia in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Oct; 44(4):342-77. View abstract
  92. Clinical policy: evidence-based approach to pharmacologic agents used in pediatric sedation and analgesia in the emergency department. J Pediatr Surg. 2004 Oct; 39(10):1472-84. View abstract
  93. Clinical policy: evidence-based approach to pharmacologic agents used in pediatric sedation and analgesia in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 2004 Oct; 30(5):447-61. View abstract
  94. Mucositis and airway obstruction in a pediatric patient. Anesth Analg. 2004 Jul; 99(1):59-61. View abstract
  95. The continuing conundrum of sedation for painful and nonpainful procedures. J Pediatr. 2004 Jul; 145(1):10-2. View abstract
  96. Pediatric sedation. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2004 Jun; 17(3):247-51. View abstract
  97. The effect of small dose fentanyl on the emergence characteristics of pediatric patients after sevoflurane anesthesia without surgery. Anesth Analg. 2003 Aug; 97(2):364-367. View abstract
  98. Microsystems in health care: Part 6. Designing patient safety into the microsystem. Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2003 Aug; 29(8):401-8. View abstract
  99. Adverse effects of sedatives in children. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2003 Mar; 2(2):167-94. View abstract
  100. Single-dose caudal anaesthesia for two infants undergoing diagnostic brain magnetic resonance imaging: high risk and nonhigh risk. Paediatr Anaesth. 2003 Feb; 13(2):171-4. View abstract
  101. Sedation, risk, and safety: do we really have data at last? Pediatrics. 2001 Oct; 108(4):1006-8. View abstract
  102. Same patients, same critical events--different systems of care, different outcomes: description of a human factors approach aimed at improving the efficacy and safety of sedation/analgesia care. Qual Manag Health Care. 2001; 10(1):17-36. View abstract
  103. Emergence characteristics of sevoflurane compared to halothane in pediatric patients undergoing bilateral pressure equalization tube insertion. J Clin Anesth. 2000 Aug; 12(5):397-401. View abstract
  104. Emergence agitation in paediatric patients after sevoflurane anaesthesia and no surgery: a comparison with halothane. Paediatr Anaesth. 2000; 10(4):419-24. View abstract