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Dr. F. Paulus MSc

Position
Postdoc
Main activities
Patient care, Research
Specialisation
Intensive Care
Focus of research

Care of the intubated and mechanical ventilated patient

Key publications
  • Paulus F, Veelo DP, de Nijs SB, Beenen LFM , Bresser P, de Mol BAJM, Binnekade JM, Schultz MJ, Manual hyperinflation partly prevents reductions of functional residual capacity in cardiac surgical patients--a randomized controlled trial. CRIT CARE 2011;15 (4):R187 [PubMed]
  • Paulus F, Binnekade JM, Middelhoek P, Vroom MB, Schultz MJ, Performance of manual hyperinflation: A skills lab study among trained intensive care unit nurses. MED SCI MONITOR 2009;15 (8):CR418-CR422 [PubMed]
  • van der Hoeven SM, Binnekade JM, de Borgie CAJM, Bosch FH, Endeman H, Horn J, Juffermans NP, van der Meer NJM, Merkus MP, Moeniralam HS, van Silfhout B, Slabbekoorn M, Stilma W, Wijnhoven JW, Schultz MJ, Paulus F, Preventive nebulization of mucolytic agents and bronchodilating drugs in invasively ventilated intensive care unit patients (NEBULAE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. TRIALS 2015;16 (1):389 [PubMed]
  • Paulus F, Binnekade JM, Vroom MB, Schultz MJ, Benefits and risks of manual hyperinflation in intubated and mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients: a systematic review. CRIT CARE 2012;16 (4):R145 [PubMed]
  • Paulus F, Binnekade JM, Middelhoek P, Vroom MB, Schuitz MJ, Guideline implementation powered by feedback and education improves manual hyperinflation performance. NURS CRIT CARE 2016;21 (1):36-43 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Education

2012: Doctor of Philosophy: Title Manual Hyperinflation Preclinical and Clinical studies.

2006: Master of Science, University of Amsterdam: Evidence Based Practice  Main courses: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health policy, Health economics.

1990: Critical Care Nursing, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam.

1987: Coronary Care Nursing, Regional Institute of Education, Haarlem.

1986: Nursing Degree, Regional Institute of Education, Haarlem.

Current position

2012- present: Senior Researcher, Department of Intensive Care, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam.

2012-present: Staff Advisor on quality and patient safety Division of Intensive Care and Anesthesiology,  Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam.

Employment

2004- 2012: Senior Nurse on quality and patient safety Department of Intensive Care, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam.

2004- 2012:Nurse Researcher, Department of Intensive Care, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam.

1990-2006: Staff Nurse, Intensive Care Unit, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam.

1986-1989: Staff Nurse, Coronary Care Unit, Diaconessenhuis, Heemstede.

Research

2006-2012:Thesis: Manual Hyperinflation Preclinical and Clinical studies.  Supervisors: Prof.  Dr. M. J. Schultz and Prof. Dr. M. B. Vroom Department of Intensive Care, AMC, Amsterdam. Date of PhD: April 25, 2012.

2013-present: leading investigator of a national multicenter randomized controlled trial on nebulization of mechanical ventilated patients.

2014-present: Supervisor of laboratory studies on patency and biofilm of the endotracheal tube.

2016-present: leading investigator of a national multicenter randomized controlled trial on titration of Positive End Expiratory Pressure in mechanical ventilated -patients without ARDS

Grants

Manual Hyperinflation Guideline program AMC 2004

HFMEA for certification programmes moederprogramma AMC 2010

Bundle technology in the ICU moederprogramma AMC 2010

Preventive Nebulisation of mechanical ventilated patients (NEBULAE) ZonMW 2013

Restricted vs Liberal PEEP in Patients without ARDS (RELAx) ZonMW 2016

Other professional activities

2017-present: Chair of the Scientific Committee of the European federation of Critical Care Nurses Associations.

2016-present: Member of the working group for Critical Care Quality Indicators 'Zorginstituut Nederland', Diemen, The Netherlands

2016-present: Member of scientific advisory committee for “kwaliteitsstandaarden”, V&VN, Dutch professional association for nurses & carers, Utrecht, the Netherlands

2014 - 2016: Member of the Scientific Committee of the European federation of Critical Care Nurses Associations.

2013- present: Member of the board of V&VN-IC, Dutch professional association for Critical Care nurses, Utrecht, the Netherlands. 

 

 

 

 

Research programmes

Prof. M.J. Schultz MD PhD (Prevention and treatment of organ failure in intensive care medicine)

Prof. dr. M.B. Vroom MD (Other research of the department Intensive Care Medicine)