Dr. Peter Skippen is a clinical investigator within the Division of Pediatric Critical Care at B.C. Children’s Hospital. His clinical research interests span a number of areas including the clinical evaluation of oximetry catheters in pediatric patients, continous mixed venous oxygen saturation monitoring and transfusion strategies for patients in pediatric intensive care.

Current Projects

Clinical evaluation of oximetry catheters, funded by Edwards

A pilot study looking at hypothermia for cardiac arrest in pediatrics, unded by the Sick Kids Foundation


Biomarkers for Early Acute Kidney Injury Diagnosis and Severity Prediction
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Jennifer Palermo and Allison B. Dart and Alanna De Mello and Prasad Devarajan and Ronald Gottesman and Gonzalo Garcia Guerra and Greg Hansen and Ari R. Joffe and Cherry Mammen and Nick Majesic and Catherine Morgan and Peter Skippen and Michael Pizzi and Ana Palijan and Michael Zappitelli
DOI: 10.1097/pcc.0000000000001183

Relationship Between Adverse Tracheal Intubation Associated Events and PICU Outcomes*
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Margaret M. Parker and Gabrielle Nuthall and Calvin Brown and Katherine Biagas and Natalie Napolitano and Lee A. Polikoff and Dennis Simon and Michael Miksa and Eleanor Gradidge and Jan Hau Lee and Ashwin S. Krishna and David Tellez and Geoffrey L. Bird and Kyle J. Rehder and David A. Turner and Michelle Adu-Darko and Sholeen T. Nett and Ashley T. Derbyshire and Keith Meyer and John Giuliano and Erin B. Owen and Janice E. Sullivan and Keiko Tarquinio and Pradip Kamat and Ronald C. Sanders and Matthew Pinto and G. Kris Bysani and Guillaume Emeriaud and Yuki Nagai and Melissa A. McCarthy and Karen H. Walson and Paula Vanderford and Anthony Lee and Jesse Bain and Peter Skippen and Ryan Breuer and Sarah Tallent and Vinay Nadkarni and Akira Nishisaki
DOI: 10.1097/pcc.0000000000001074

Tracheal Intubation
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Niranjan Kissoon and Peter Skippen
DOI: 10.1097/pcc.0000000000000122

Engaging Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) clinical staff to lead practice improvement: the PICU Participatory Action Research Project (PICU-PAR)
BioMed Central
DOI: 10.14288/1.0223178

Epidemiology of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury in neonates: a retrospective study
Pediatric Nephrology
Abdullah AlAbbas and Andrew Campbell and Peter Skippen and Derek Human and Douglas Matsell and Cherry Mammen
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-013-2454-3

Long-term Risk of CKD in Children Surviving Episodes of Acute Kidney Injury in the Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Cohort Study
American Journal of Kidney Diseases
Cherry Mammen and Abdullah Al Abbas and Peter Skippen and Helen Nadel and Daniel Levine and J.P. Collet and Douglas G. Matsell
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2011.10.048

735 Acute kidney injury in neonates following post cardiac surgery utilizing the akin definition: A retrospective study
Canadian Journal of Cardiology
A.E. Alabbas and R. Milner and P. Skippen and D.G. Human and A. Campbell and D.G. Matsell and C. Mammen
DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2011.07.608

Critical illness in children with influenza A/pH1N1 2009 infection in Canada*
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Philippe Jouvet and Jamie Hutchison and Ruxandra Pinto and Kusum Menon and Rachel Rodin and Karen Choong and Murray Kesselman and Stasa Veroukis and Marc André Dugas and Miriam Santschi and Anne-Marie Guerguerian and Davinia Withington and Basem Alsaati and Ari R. Joffe and Tanya Drews and Peter Skippen and Elizabeth Rolland and Anand Kumar and Robert Fowler
DOI: 10.1097/pcc.0b013e3181d9c80b

Pacemaker therapy of postoperative arrhythmias after pediatric cardiac surgery
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Peter Skippen and Shubhayan Sanatani and Norbert Froese and Robert M. Gow
DOI: 10.1097/pcc.0b013e3181ae5b8a

Commentaries on ‘Fluid therapy for acute bacterial meningitis’
Evidence-Based Child Health: A Cochrane Review Journal
Mona Singal and Peter Skippen and David Isaacs
DOI: 10.1002/ebch.304

Hypothermia Therapy after Traumatic Brain Injury in Children
New England Journal of Medicine
James S. Hutchison and Roxanne E. Ward and Jacques Lacroix and Paul C. Hébert and Marcia A. Barnes and Desmond J. Bohn and Peter B. Dirks and Steve Doucette and Dean Fergusson and Ronald Gottesman and Ari R. Joffe and Haresh M. Kirpalani and Philippe G. Meyer and Kevin P. Morris and David Moher and Ram N. Singh and Peter W. Skippen
DOI: 10.1056/nejmoa0706930

Air medical evacuation in patients with airleak syndromes
Air Medical Journal
Gregor W. Kaczala and Peter W. Skippen
DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2007.07.004

Delivery of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury: What Are the Key Issues?
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
A. Davenport and C. Bouman and A. Kirpalani and P. Skippen and A. Tolwani and R. L. Mehta and P. M. Palevsky
DOI: 10.2215/cjn.04821107

Reducing Catheter-Associated Blood Stream Infections in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Journal of Patient Safety
Ziad Abu Sharar and Tracie Northway and Peter Skippen and Leslie Braun and Gordon Krahn and Niranjan Kissoon and Ruth Milner
DOI: 10.1097/pts.0b013e318188dbd1

Ultrasound Guidance for Central Vascular Access in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Pediatric Emergency Care
Peter Skippen and Niranjan Kissoon
DOI: 10.1097/pec.0b013e3180467780

Hypothermia Pediatric Head Injury Trial: The Value of a Pretrial Clinical Evaluation Phase
Developmental Neuroscience
J. Hutchison and R. Ward and J. Lacroix and P. Hébert and P. Skippen and M. Barnes and P. Meyer and K. Morris and H. Kirpalani and R. Singh and P. Dirks and D. Bohn and D. Moher
DOI: 10.1159/000094155

Citrate anticoagulation in a piglet model of pediatric continuous renal replacement therapy
Critical Care Medicine
Gabrielle Nuthall and Peter Skippen and Christopher Daoust and Fahad Al-Jofan and Michael Seear
DOI: 10.1097/00003246-200204000-00031

Effect of hyperventilation on regional cerebral blood flow in head-injured children
Critical Care Medicine
Peter Skippen and Michael Seear and Ken Poskitt and John Kestle and Doug Cochrane and Gail Annich and Jeffrey Handel
DOI: 10.1097/00003246-199708000-00031