Nicholas Bosch MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

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Nicholas Bosch

Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine


Pulmonary Center


Dr. Bosch is a health services researcher, epidemiologist, and critical care physician specializing in leveraging health services, quasi-experimental and causal-inference methods to inform and optimize the care of patients with critical illness. His research interests include sepsis, cardiovascular and endocrine disease during critical illness, severe alcohol withdrawal, and acute respiratory distress syndrome.


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Medicine, MD, New York Medical College

MS, Boston University School of Public Health

Biological Sciences, BS, University of California, Davis


Published on 5/15/2024

Teja B, Berube M, Pereira TV, Law AC, Schanock C, Pang B, Wunsch H, Walkey AJ, Bosch NA. Effectiveness of Fludrocortisone Plus Hydrocortisone versus Hydrocortisone Alone in Septic Shock: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2024 May 15; 209(10):1219-1228. PMID: 38271488.

Published on 5/1/2024

Teja B, Bosch NA, Diep C, Pereira TV, Mauricio P, Sklar MC, Sankar A, Wijeysundera HC, Saskin R, Walkey A, Wijeysundera DN, Wunsch H. Complication Rates of Central Venous Catheters: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2024 May 01; 184(5):474-482. PMID: 38436976.

Published on 3/22/2024

Bosch NA, Law AC, Shi Z, Jafarzadeh SR, Walkey AJ. A novel measure to summarize blood transfusion practice during critical illness. Transfusion. 2024 May; 64(5):784-788. PMID: 38515390.

Published on 3/19/2024

Feeney ME, Law AC, Walkey AJ, Bosch NA. Variation in Use of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder in Critically Ill Patients Across the United States. Crit Care Med. 2024 Mar 19. PMID: 38501933.

Published on 3/14/2024

Bosch NA, Pereira TV, Teja B. Should Fludrocortisone be Added to Hydrocortisone in Septic Shock? Probably Yes, Based on Available Evidence. Crit Care Med. 2024 Apr 01; 52(4):678-682. PMID: 38483227.

Published on 3/1/2024

Bosch NA, Vail EA, Law AC, Homer-Bouthiette C, Walkey AJ, Moitra VK. Practice Patterns and Outcomes of Potassium Repletion Thresholds during Critical Illness. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2024 Mar; 21(3):456-463. PMID: 38134433.

Published on 1/19/2024

Kearney CM, Sangani R, Shankar D, O'Connor GT, Law AC, Walkey AJ, Bosch NA. Comparative Effectiveness of Mepolizumab, Benralizumab and Dupilumab among Patients with Difficult-to-Control Asthma. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2024 Jan 19. PMID: 38241013.

Published on 1/10/2024

Ko D, Treu TM, Tarko L, Ho YL, Preis SR, Trinquart L, Gagnon DR, Monahan KM, Helm RH, Orkaby AR, Lubitz SA, Bosch NA, Walkey AJ, Cho K, Wilson PWF, Benjamin EJ. Incidence and prognostic significance of newly-diagnosed atrial fibrillation among older U.S. veterans hospitalized with COVID-19. Sci Rep. 2024 Jan 10; 14(1):952. PMID: 38200186.

Published on 1/1/2024

Bosch NA, Myers LC, Jafarzadeh SR, Wunsch H, Stevens JP, Liu VX, Walkey AJ. Temporal Trends in Use of Opioids for Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure following "Analgesia-First" Sedation Guidelines. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2024 Jan; 21(1):179-183. PMID: 37847821.

Published on 1/1/2024

Shankar DA, Hawkins F, Alysandratos KD, Wilson KC, Walkey AJ, Bosch NA, Law AC. Uptake of Antifibrotics for Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: 2016-2022. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2024 Jan; 21(1):170-173. PMID: 37879035.

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