Jason Poston
Section of Pulmonary / Critical Care
Associate Professor of Medicine
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BS1997Duke UniversityPsychology
MD2002University of ChicagoMedicine
Residency2005University of ChicagoInternal Medicine
Chief Resident2006University of ChicagoInternal Medicine
Clinical Fellow2010University of ChicagoPulmonary and Critical Care

Academic Interests

Dr. Poston is interested in physical and neurologic function of patients who have survived critical illness. He studies the determinants of ICU delirium and the long-term consequences of this common complication. Dr. Poston also dedicates much of his time to the education of medical students and residents, and his current projects include curriculum development for teaching medical procedures, physical examination skills, and critical clinical thinking.

Clinical Interests

Critical care medicine, asthma, respiratory failure

Representative Publications

  1. JT Poston, I Noth :Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: natural history and current approaches to therapy. Minerva Pneumologica, 47(1):17-30, 2008
  2. JT Poston, JP Kress: Inhalation Injury .BMJ Point of Care. London, England: BMJ Group.
  3. JT Poston, KT Mieure: Inhaled Vasodilators as Salvage Therapy in ARDS Caused by H1N1Infection. ATS Critical Care website. New York, NY: ATS.
  4. Poston, A Pohlman, B Gehlbach, J Hall, J Kress :Assessment of ICU delirium relative to daily sedative interruption (abstract). JAmerican Thoracic Society International Conference, New Orleans, LA,2010
  5. J Poston, B Patel, A Pohlman, J Hall, J Kress : Complications of Critical Illness in Mechanically Ventilated Patients in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Early Mobilization (abstract). American Thoracic Society International Conference, New Orleans, LA,2010

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