Articles, Editorials, Letters and Reviews


Ackland HM, Cooper DJ, Malham GM, Stuckey SL. Magnetic resonance imaging for clearing the cervical spine in unconscious intensive care trauma patients. J Trauma 2006;60:668-73.


Adamides AA, Winter CD, Lewis PM, Cooper DJ, Kossmann T, Rosenfeld JV. Current controversies in the management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury. ANZ J Surg 2006;76:163-74. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16626360


Aitken LM, Currey J, Marshall A, Elliott D. The diversity of critical care nursing education in Australian universities. Aust Crit Care 2006;19:46-52.


Babl FE, Jamison SR, Spicer M, Bernard S. Inhaled methoxyflurane as a prehospital analgesic in children. Emerg Med Australas 2006;18:404-10.


Bellomo R, Morimatsu H, French C, Cole L, Story D, Uchino S, Naka T; SAFE Study Investigators.The effects of saline or albumin resuscitation on acid-base status and serum electrolytes.Crit Care Med. 2006 Dec;34(12):2891-7. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16971855


Bernard S. Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest: now a standard of care. Crit Care Med 2006;34:923-4.


Bernard S. Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest. Neurol Clin 2006;24:61-71.


Bernard SA. Paramedic intubation of patients with severe head injury: a review of current Australian practice and recommendations for change. Emerg Med Australas 2006;18:221-8.


Bernard SA. In reply to Dorrian et al. Emerg Med Australas 2006;18:207-8.


Carter VM, Woolley I, Jolley D, Nyulasi I, Mijch A, Dart A. A randomised controlled trial of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia in HIV-infected males on highly active antiretroviral therapy. Sex Health 2006;3:287-90.


Cooper DJ, Pellegrino V, Walley KR. Vasopressin: the preferred vasopressor in sepsis? ... Not today, not yet. Crit Care Resusc 2006;8:239-40.


Currey J, Botti M. The influence of patient complexity and nurses' experience on haemodynamic decision-making following cardiac surgery. Intensive Crit Care Nurs 2006;22:194-205.


Currey J, Browne J, Botti M. Haemodynamic instability after cardiac surgery: nurses' perceptions of clinical decision-making. J Clin Nurs 2006;15:1081-90.


Higuchi T, Oto T, Millar IL, Levvey BJ, Williams TJ, Snell GI. Preliminary report of the safety and efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for specific complications of lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2006;25:1302-9.


Hilton AK. Echocardiography is the best cardiovascular 'monitor' in septic shock. Crit Care Resusc 2006;8:247-51.


Jennings PA, Cameron P, Walker T, Bernard S, Smith K. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Victoria: rural and urban outcomes. Med J Aust 2006;185:135-9.


Jones D, Bellomo R, Leong T. Using an MET service to manage hemorrhage post-percutaneous liver biopsy. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2006;32:459-62, 17.


Jones D, Bellomo R, Leong T. Using an MET service to manage an acute thromboembolic stroke. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2006;32:361-5, 57.


Jones DA, Mitra B, Barbetti J, Choate K, Leong T, Bellomo R. Increasing the use of an existing medical emergency team in a teaching hospital. Anaesth Intensive Care 2006;34:731-5.


Karantonis DM, Cloherty SL, Mason DG, Salamonsen RF, Ayre PJ, Lovell NH. Automated non-invasive detection of pumping states in an implantable rotary blood pump. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2006;1:5386-9.


Mitra B, Cameron PA, Butt W, Rosenfeld JV. Children or young adults? A population-based study on adolescent head injury. ANZ J Surg 2006;76:343-50.


Namachivayam P, Crossland DS, Butt WW, Shekerdemian LS. Early experience with Levosimendan in children with ventricular dysfunction. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2006;7:445-8.


Namachivayam P, Theilen U, Butt WW, Cooper SM, Penny DJ, Shekerdemian LS. Sildenafil prevents rebound pulmonary hypertension after withdrawal of nitric oxide in children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006;174:1042-7.


O'Brien BP, Butt W, Suhr H, Bimpeh Y, McKenna AM, Bailey MJ, Scheinkestel CD. The functional outcome of patients requiring over 28 days of intensive care: a long-term follow-up study. Crit Care Resusc 2006;8:200-4.


Oto T, Griffiths AP, Levvey BJ, Pilcher DV, Williams TJ, Snell GI. Definitions of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation: differences between bilateral and single lung transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006;132:140-7.


Padayachee L, Cooper DJ, Irons S, Ackland HM, Thomson K, Rosenfeld J, Kossmann T. Cervical spine clearance in unconscious traumatic brain injury patients: dynamic flexion-extension fluoroscopy versus computed tomography with three-dimensional reconstruction. J Trauma 2006;60:341-5.


Phillips DJ, Nguyen P, Adamides AA, Bye N, Rosenfeld JV, Kossmann T, Vallance S, Murray L, Morganti-Kossmann MC. Activin a release into cerebrospinal fluid in a subset of patients with severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma 2006;23:1283-94.


SAFE Study Investigators, Finfer S, Bellomo R, McEvoy S, Lo SK, Myburgh J, Neal B, Norton R. Effect of baseline serum albumin concentration on outcome of resuscitation with albumin or saline in patients in intensive care units: analysis of data from the saline versus albumin fluid evaluation (SAFE) study. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17040925


 

Savian C, Paratz J, Davies A. Comparison of the effectiveness of manual and ventilator hyperinflation at different levels of positive end-expiratory pressure in artificially ventilated and intubated intensive care patients. Heart Lung 2006;35:334-41.


Venkatesh B, Prins J, Torpy D, Chapman M, Joyce C, Cooper DJ, Cohen J, Hickman I, Jones D, Higgins A. Relative adrenal insufficiency in sepsis: match point or deuce? Crit Care Resusc 2006;8:376-80.


Walker KJ, Millar IL, Fock A. The performance and safety of a pleural drainage unit under hyperbaric conditions. Anaesth Intensive Care 2006;34:61-7.


Willis CD, Cameron PA, Bernard SA, Fitzgerald M. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation after traumatic cardiac arrest is not always futile. Injury 2006;37:448-54.


Willis CD, Gabbe BJ, Butt W, Cameron PA. Assessing outcomes in paediatric trauma populations. Injury 2006;37:1185-96.


 

Book Chapters

Currey J, Dimovski S, Treloggen J. Chapter 20: Organ donation and transplantation. In: Elliott D, Aitken L, Chaboyer W, eds. ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing 1st ed. Chatswood, Australia: Mosby Elsevier; 2006.


Davies AR, Orford N, Morrison S. Chapter: Enteral nutrition in the critically ill: should we feed into the small bowel? In: Vincent JL, ed. Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: Springer Verlag; 2006:552-60.


Naughton MT, Tuxen DV. Chapter 24: Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma. In: Albert RK, Slutsky AS, Ranieri VM, Takala J, Torres A, eds. Clinical Critical Care Medicine: Elsevier; 2006:223-35.


Tuxen DV. Chapter 27: Independent Lung Ventilation. In: Tobin MJ, ed. Principles and Practice of Mechanical Ventilation, 2nd edition: McGraw-Hill Professional; 2006:573-94.


 

Awards

Owen Roodenburg- GA Don Harrison Medal

Alistair Nichol- Finalist College of Anaesthetists Dublin, Delaney Medal