Robert Loeb

Robert Loeb,

Professor Of Anesthesiology

Department: MD-ANESTHESIOLOGY-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 273-8960
Business Email: rloeb@ufl.edu

Publications

2022
Attention to Changes on a Head-Worn Display: Two Preclinical Studies with Healthcare Scenarios.
Human factors. [DOI] 10.1177/00187208221075851. [PMID] 35466744.
2022
Improving pulse oximetry auditory displays: Anesthesiologists’ perceptions.
Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 66(8):1027-1028 [DOI] 10.1111/aas.14114. [PMID] 35781875.
2022
Signaling Patient Oxygen Desaturation with Enhanced Pulse Oximetry Tones.
Biomedical instrumentation & technology. 56(2):46-57 [DOI] 10.2345/1943-5967-56.2.46. [PMID] 35671368.
2021
Spearcon compression levels influence the gap in comprehension between untrained and trained listeners.
Journal of experimental psychology. Applied. 27(1):69-83 [DOI] 10.1037/xap0000330. [PMID] 32915012.
2021
The Use of Head-Worn Displays for Vital Sign Monitoring in Critical and Acute Care: Systematic Review.
JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 9(5) [DOI] 10.2196/27165. [PMID] 33973863.
2020
Evaluation of an enhanced pulse oximeter auditory display: a simulaion study.
British journal of anaesthesia. 125(5):826-834 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bja.2020.05.038. [PMID] 32682554.
2020
Smooth or Stepped? Laboratory Comparison of Enhanced Sonifications for Monitoring Patient Oxygen Saturation.
Human factors. 62(1):124-137 [DOI] 10.1177/0018720819845742. [PMID] 31180734.
2019
Comparison of Standard and Enhanced Pulse Oximeter Auditory Displays of Oxygen Saturation: A Laboratory Study With Clinician and Nonclinician Participants.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 129(4):997-1004 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004267. [PMID] 31283622.
2019
Monitoring vital signs with time-compressed speech.
Journal of experimental psychology. Applied. 25(4):647-673 [DOI] 10.1037/xap0000217. [PMID] 30883150.
2019
The impact of concurrent linguistic tasks on participants’ identification of spearcons.
Applied ergonomics. 81 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apergo.2019.102895. [PMID] 31422275.
2019
The Impact of Head-Worn Displays on Strategic Alarm Management and Situation Awareness.
Human factors. 61(4):537-563 [DOI] 10.1177/0018720818814969. [PMID] 30608190.
2018
Detection of visual stimuli on monocular peripheral head-worn displays.
Applied ergonomics. 73:167-173 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apergo.2018.06.002. [PMID] 30098632.
2018
Simultaneous Color Change at Opposite Ends of Carbon Dioxide Absorbent Canisters.
Anesthesiology. 129(6) [DOI] 10.1097/ALN.0000000000002415. [PMID] 30161037.
2017
Closed-Loop Anesthesia: Ready for Prime Time?
Anesthesia and analgesia. 124(2):381-382 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001640. [PMID] 28098684.
2017
Effectiveness of enhanced pulse oximetry sonifications for conveying oxygen saturation ranges: a laboratory comparison of five auditory displays.
British journal of anaesthesia. 119(6) [DOI] 10.1093/bja/aex429. [PMID] 29092001.
2017
Effectiveness of enhanced pulse oximetry sonifications for conveying oxygen saturation ranges: a laboratory comparison of five auditory displays.
British journal of anaesthesia. 119(6):1224-1230 [DOI] 10.1093/bja/aex343. [PMID] 29045578.
2017
Using a Sequence of Earcons to Monitor Multiple Simulated Patients.
Human factors. 59(2):268-288 [DOI] 10.1177/0018720816670986. [PMID] 27821582.
2016
Improving the detectability of oxygen saturation level targets for preterm neonates: A laboratory test of tremolo and beacon sonifications.
Applied ergonomics. 56:160-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.apergo.2016.03.013. [PMID] 27184324.
2016
Novel Pulse Oximetry Sonifications for Neonatal Oxygen Saturation Monitoring: A Laboratory Study.
Human factors. 58(2):344-59 [DOI] 10.1177/0018720815617406. [PMID] 26715687.
2016
The effectiveness of pulse oximetry sonification enhanced with tremolo and brightness for distinguishing clinically important oxygen saturation ranges: a laboratory study.
Anaesthesia. 71(5):565-72 [DOI] 10.1111/anae.13424. [PMID] 26990198.
2016
The Sounds of Desaturation: A Survey of Commercial Pulse Oximeter Sonifications.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 122(5):1395-403 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001240. [PMID] 27028772.
2015
Postanesthesia Care Handovers: Context and Controversy Around Communication and Consistency.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 121(4):854-856 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000791. [PMID] 26378698.
2013
The risk and outcomes of epidural hematomas after perioperative and obstetric epidural catheterization: a report from the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group Research Consortium.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 116(6):1380-5 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0b013e318251daed. [PMID] 22504213.
2011
Measurement of dead space in subjects under general anesthesia using standard anesthesia equipment.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 112(2):375-7 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3182025a9d. [PMID] 21212257.
2010
Laser surgery and fire hazards in ear, nose, and throat surgeries.
Anesthesiology clinics. 28(3):485-96 [DOI] 10.1016/j.anclin.2010.07.006. [PMID] 20850079.
2009
Time to a 90% change in gas concentration: a comparison of three semi-closed anesthesia breathing systems.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 108(4):1193-7 [DOI] 10.1213/ane.0b013e3181949afd. [PMID] 19299785.
2008
Clinical information displays to improve ICU outcomes.
International journal of medical informatics. 77(11):765-77 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2008.05.004. [PMID] 18639487.
2007
A simple method to determine mixed exhaled CO2 using a standard circle breathing circuit.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 105(4):1048-52, table of contents [PMID] 17898386.
2007
A simulation-based evaluation of a graphic cardiovascular display.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 105(5):1303-11, table of contents [PMID] 17959959.
2006
Supplying sub-100% oxygen gas mixtures during monitored anesthesia care: respiratory monitoring and use of a venturi device.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 103(4) [PMID] 17000841.
2004
Fatal connection: death caused by direct connection of oxygen tubing into a tracheal tube connector.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 99(4):1164-1165 [DOI] 10.1213/01.ANE.0000130619.77475.8D. [PMID] 15385369.
2002
A laboratory evaluation of an auditory display designed to enhance intraoperative monitoring.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 94(2):362-8, table of contents [PMID] 11812700.
2002
Development and evaluation of a graphical anesthesia drug display.
Anesthesiology. 96(3):565-75 [PMID] 11873029.
2000
Fire in the operating room.
Journal of clinical monitoring and computing. 16(4):317-20 [PMID] 12578079.
1995
Manual record keeping is not necessary for anesthesia vigilance.
Journal of clinical monitoring. 11(1):9-13 [PMID] 7745463.
1994
Monitor surveillance and vigilance of anesthesia residents.
Anesthesiology. 80(3):527-33 [PMID] 8141449.
1993
A measure of intraoperative attention to monitor displays.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 76(2):337-41 [PMID] 8424512.
1992
Recognition accuracy of current operating room alarms.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 75(4):499-505 [PMID] 1530161.
1990
Effects of epinephrine and ritodrine in dogs with acute hyperkalemia.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 70(4):400-6 [PMID] 2316882.
1989
The Utah anesthesia workstation.
Anesthesiology. 70(6):999-1007 [PMID] 2729642.
1988
Respiratory artifact during pulse oximetry in critically ill patients.
Anesthesiology. 69(4):602-3 [PMID] 3177921.
1987
Blood flow limits and pulse oximeter signal detection.
Anesthesiology. 67(4):599-603 [PMID] 3662092.

Grants

Jan 2018 – Dec 2020
Wearable displays for high-tempo work in mission-critical worlds
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND via AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-8960
Emails:
Business:
rloeb@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100254
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1345 SW Center Drive, PO Box 100254
GAINESVILLE FL 32610