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Gordon Yuill, Ashot Amroyan, Simon Millar, Emil Vardapetyan, Ashraf Habib, Medge Owen. Establishing Obstetric Anesthesiology Practice Guidelines in the Republic of Armenia. Copyright August 2017 The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. Anesthesiology; August 2017; 127:220-6
David Goodman, Rohit Ramaswamy, Marc Jeuland, Emmanuel K. Srofenyoh, Cyril Engmann, Adeyemi J. Olufolabi, Medge Owen. The Cost Effectiveness of a Quality Improvement Program to Reduce Maternal and Fetal Mortality in a Regional Referral Hospital in Accra, Ghana. PLOS ONE | https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180929. July 14, 2017.
David Goodman, Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Adeyemi Olufolabi, Sung Min Kim, Medge Owen. The third delay: understanding waiting time for obstetric referrals at a large regional hospital in Ghana. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (2017) 17:216
Curtis Baysinger, Borislava Pujic, Ivan Velickovic, Medge D. Owen, Joanna Serafin, Matthew S. Shotwell, Ferne Braveman. Increasing Regional Anesthesia Use in a Serbian Teaching Hospital through and International Collaboration. Frontiers in Public Health. June 2017; Volume 5, Article 134.
Curtis Baysinger, Ivan Velickovic, Craig Palmer, Borislave Pujic, Ferne Braveman, Medge Owen. Process Change and Anesthesia Trainee Instruction Improve Obstetric Anesthesia Care in a Serbian Obstetric Hospital: A Report of an On-going International Collaboration. SOAP 2017 Abstract # SAT-12. May 2017
Margaret Casey, Vernon Ross, Anca Matei, Ron George, Heather Scott, Harry Tanto. Implementation of WHO Safe Surgical Checklist in a West African Teaching Hospital. SOAP 2017 Abstract # F-53. May 2017
Ivan Velickovic, Joanna Serafin, Jeremy Weedon, Curtis Baysinger. Anesthesiologist/Obstretician Combinations Influence Choice of Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery in a Serbian Obstetric Hospital. SOAP 2017 Abstract # F-32. May 2017
Borislava Pujic, Ivan Velickovic, Curtis Baysinger, Ferne Braveman, Craig Palmer, Medge Owen. Neuraxial and Narcotic Analgesia for Labor; Effects of Administrative Mandates on Availability and Use in a Serbian Obstetric Hospital. SOAP 2017 Abstract # T-55. May 2017
David Goodman, Rohit Ramaswamy, Mark Jeuland, Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Cyril Engmann, Adeyemi Olufolabi, Medge Owen. Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of an Integrated Program to Reduce Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Ghana. Annals of Global Health, Vol. 83, No. 1, 2017. Women's Health is Global Health - Issues Across the Lifespan. January - February 2017: 193-207. Abstract # 2.016_WOM
Medge Owen, David Goodman, Erin Pfeiffer, Rohit Ramaswamy, Adeyemi Olufolabi, Cecilia Tetteh, Emmanuel Srofenyoh. The Impact of a Triage System Designed to Reduce Waiting Time and Prioritize Care for High-Risk Obstetric Patients in a Ghanain Regional Hospital. Annals of Global Health, Vol. 83, No. 1, 2017. Health Systems and Human Resources. January - February 2017: 117-155. Abstract # 2.025_HHR
Melissa G. Potisek, David M. Hatch, Evans Atito-Narh, Jerry Agudogo, Adeyemi J. Olufolabi, Michael Rieker, Holly A. Muir, Medge D. Owen. Where Are They Now? Evolution of a Nurse Anesthesia Training School. Frontiers in Public Health. April 13, 2017. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00078
D.L. Melkonyan, PhD; A.V. Amroyan, MD, PhD; A.F.Varosyan DEAA, MD, PhD; A.S. Gnuni, S.; S.P. Barseghyan; L. L. Danielyan; G.H. Gharibyan; A.H. Minasyan. The Practical Guide to Anesthesiology in Obstetrics. Armenian Society of Anesthesiologists and Intensive Care Specialists. English Translation by Aelita Sargsyan, Armenian Relief Fund. 2015
Emmanuel K. Srofenyoh, Nicholas J. Kassebaum, David M. Goodman, Adeyemi J. Olufolabi, Medge D. Owen. Measuring the impact of a quality improvement collaboration to decrease maternal mortality in a Ghanaian regional hospital. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 134 (2016) 181-185.
Rohit Ramaswamy, Brianne Kallam, Dragicia Kopic, Borislava Pujic, Medge Owen. Global health partnerships: building multi-national collaborations to achieve lasting improvements in maternal and neonatal health. Globalization and Health. (2016) 12:22. DOI 10.1186/s12992-016-0159-7
Medge Owen. So Easy, So Hard. Mind to Mind - Creative writing that explores the abstract side of our profession and our lives. Anesthesiology, V XXX:00-00. Permission to reprint granted to the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. and Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.
D.M. Hatch, E. Atito-Narh, E.J. Herschmiller, A.J. Olufolabi, M.D. Owen. Refractory status epilepticus after inadvertent intrathecal injection of tranexamic acid treated by magnesium sulfate. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia (2016) 26, 71-82.
Rohit Ramaswamy, Grad Dipl, Sarah Iracane, Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Fiona Bryce, Liz Floyd, Brianne Kallam, Adeyemi Olufolabi, Romeck Van Zeyl, Medge Owen. Transforming Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Tertiary Hospitals in Ghana: An Integrated Approach for Systems Change. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. October 2015. Page 905-914.
Onyi Onuoh, Rohit Ramaswamy, Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Sung Kim, Medge Owen. The effects of resource improvement on decision-to-delivery times for cesarean deliveries in a Ghanaian regional hospital. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. April 2015. IJG-08339; No of Pages 5.
Adyemi Olufolabi, Evans Atito-Narh, Millicent Eshun, Vernon Ross, Holly Muir, Medge Owen. Teaching Neuraxial Anesthesia Techniques for Obstetric Care in a Ghanaian Referral Hospital: Achievements and Obstacles. Article - International Anesthesia Research Society. June 2015, Volume 120, Number 6. Page 1317-1322.
Anthony Reed, Jesse Musokota Mumba, Robert Dyer. A Spotlight on Obstetric Anesthesia in the Developing World: Finally Getting the Attention It Deserves. Editorial - International Anesthesia Research Society. Anesthesia-Analgeisa.org. June 2015, Volume 120, Number 6. Page 1179-1181.
Gordon Yuill, Ashot Amroyan, Simon Millar, Emil Vardapetyan, Ashraf Habib, Medge Owen. Obstetric anesthesia in Armenia: progress over an eight year journey. SOAP 2015 Abstract F-28.
Curtis Baysinger, Ivan Velickovic, Borislava Pujic, Ferne Braveman, Medge Owen. A survey of Serbian anesthesiologists' use of regional anesthesia for labor analgesia and cesarean delivery. SOAP 2015 Abstract S-15.
Ivan Velickovic, Borislava Pujic, Curtis Baysinger, Ferne Braveman, Medge Owen. The Influence of an International Teaching Program on the Use of Regional Anesthesia for Cesarean Section in a Serbian Obstetric Hospital. SOAP 2015 Abstract S-27.
David Hatch, Medge Owen, Emily Herschmiller, Evans Narh, Adeyemi Olufolabi. Novel use of Magnesium to treat Refractory Status Epilepticus after accidental intrathecal injection of tranexamic acid. SOAP 2015 Abstract S-16.
Amy Mauritz, Adeyemi Olufolabi, Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Medge Owen, Eric Ntiamoah. Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Ghana: Is an Obstetric Early Warning System the answer? SOAP 2015 Abstract T-01.
T Anabah, A Olufolabi, J Boyd, R George. Low-dose spinal anaesthesia provides labour analgesia and does not limit ambulation. Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2015; 21(1):27-30. ISSN 2220-1181.
Liz Floyd, Nicole Coulter, Susana Asamoah, Rebecca Agyare-Asanto. Women's views and experience of their maternity care at a referral hospital in Ghana. African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, October-December 2014. Volume 8, No. 4.
B.S. Kodali, D.K. Jagannathan, M.D. Owen. Establishing an Obstetric Neuraxial Service in Low-Resource Areas. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia. June, 2014.
Nino Ninidze, Sarah Bodin, Thomas Ivester, Lisa Councilman, Brittany Clyne, Medge Owen. Advancing obstetric anesthesia practices in Georgia through clinical education and quality improvement methodologies. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. IJG - 07490.
Liz Floyd. Helping midwives in Ghana to reduce maternal mortality. African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, January - March 2013, Vol 7, No. 1.
Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Thomas Ivester, Cyril Engmann, Adeyemi Olufolabi, Laurel Bookman, Medge Owen. Advancing obstetric and neonatal care in a regional hospital in Ghana via continuous quality improvement. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 116 (2012) 17-21.
Laurel Bookman, Cyril Engmann, Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Christabel Enweronu-Laryea, Medge Owen, Greg Randolph, Wayne Price and Pierre Barker. Educational Impact of a Hospital-based Neonatal Resuscitation Program in Ghana. Resuscitation - RESUS-D-1000072R1.
Cyril Engmann, Adeyemi Olufolabi, Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Medge Owen. Multidisciplinary Team Partnerships to Improve Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes: The Kybele Experience. International Anesthesiology Clinics; Volume 48, Number 2, 109-122. 2010. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Owen MD, Olufolabi AJ, Srofenyoh E, Kumah J, Ross V H, George R, Pilot Program to Introduce Spinal Labor Analgesia in a West African Hospital. SOAP 2009 Abstract A-49.
Bookman L, Engmann C, Laryea C, Srofenyoh E, Randolph G, MPH, Owen M, Price W, Barker, P. Establishing a Hospital-based Neonatal Resuscitation Program in Ghana. Pediatric Academic Societies': Abstract #750638  [2505.7]
Owen MD, Olufolabi AJ, Muir H, Ross VH, Gore-Hickman W, Kumar J. Anesthesia for Cesarean Section at a Tertiary Hospital in Accra, Ghana: The Results of an International Collaboration. SOAP 2009 Abstract A-32.
Howell, PR. Supporting the evolution of obstetric anaesthesia through outreach programs. Editorial. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia (2009) 18,1-3;doi:10.1016/j.ijoa.2008.09.003
Kopic D, Sedensky M, Owen MD, The impact of a teaching program on obstetric anesthesia practices in Croatia. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia (2009) 18,4-9;doi:10.1016/j.ijoa.2008.04.007
Enweronu-Laryea C, Engmann C, Osafo A, Bose C. Evaluating the effectiveness of a strategy for teaching neonatal resuscitation in West Africa. Resuscitation 80 (2009) 1308-1311.
Ninidze N, Clyne B, Owen M. Survey of obstetric anesthesia practices in Georgia. Anesth Analg 2008; 106:A-127.
Clyne B, Ninidze N, Owen M. Regional anesthesia in Georgian obstetrics after Kybele educational program. Anesth Analg 2008; 106:A-128.
Kopic DB, Sedensky M, Karelovic D, Balic I, Owen MD. Regional anesthesia in Croatian obstetrics after Kybele education program. Anesthesiology 2007; 106:A29.
Amroyan A, Millar S, Owen MD. Survey of obstetric anesthesia practices in Armenia. Anesthesiology 2007; 106:A60.
Councilman-Gonzalez LM, Clyne BB, Schultz JR, Owen MD. Initiating an obstetric anesthesia collaboration to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality in Republic of Georgia. Anesthesiology 2007; 106:A-222.
Emweronu-Laryea C, Engmann C, Lu Tsui-shan, M.Sc, Owen MD, Segbefia C, Osafo A, Bose C. Change in Participant Knowledge of Neonatal Resuscitation Following the Introduction of a Neonatal Training Course in Ghana. Pediatric Academic Societies: Abstract #750824  [8413.3]
Perkovic M, Kopic D, Owen MD, Ujevic A, Perkovic S. Evaluation of Kybele program for Croatia. Anesthesiology 2006: 104:A49.
Oluflabi AJ, Owen MD, Ross VH, Thorp J, Boni F. Initiating an obstetric anesthesia collaboration to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in Ghana. Anesthesiology 2005; 102(1) SOAP A-80.
Breen TW, Owen MD, Sahin S, Ucer S, Sedensky MM. Kybele: Obstetric anesthesia outreach to Turkey 2004. Anesthesiology 2005; 102(1): SOAP A-94.
Kopic D, Owen MD, Manestar M, Loncaric S. Survey of obstetric anesthesia practices in Croatia. Anesthesiology 2004; 100:A67.
Owen MD, Sahin S, Uckunkaya N. Research: An innovative tool for initiating an obstetric anesthesia service. Anesthesiology 2002; 96 (Suppl1): P-3
Owen MD, Sahin S, Aypar U, James R. Developing outcome measures for obstetric anesthesia education. Anesthesiology 2002; 96(Suppl1): P-4