Articles, Editorials, Letters and Reviews


Ackland HM, Cooper JD, Malham GM, Kossmann T. Factors predicting cervical collar-related decubitus ulceration in major trauma patients. Spine 2007;32:423-8.


Ashour A, Cameron P, Bernard S, Fitzgerald M, Smith K, Walker T. Could bystander first-aid prevent trauma deaths at the scene of injury? Emerg Med Australas 2007;19:163-8.


Bingham G, Koch B, Lee G, Millar I. Ventilator performance under hyperbaric conditions: A study of the Servo 900C ventilator. Diving Hyperb Med 2007;37:199-203.


Buntine P, Thom O, Babl F, Bailey M, Bernard S. Prehospital analgesia in adults using inhaled methoxyflurane. Emerg Med Australas 2007;19:509-14.


Carter BG, Butt W, Taylor A. Bilaterally absent pupillary responses: not always a bad sign. Anaesth Intensive Care 2007;35:984-7.


Ch'ng CW, Fitzgerald M, Gerostamoulos J, Cameron P, Bui D, Drummer OH, Potter J, Odell M. Drug use in motor vehicle drivers presenting to an Australian, adult major trauma centre. Emerg Med Australas 2007;19:359-65.


Christophi C, Millar I, Nikfarjam M, Muralidharan V, Malcontenti-Wilson C. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for severe acute pancreatitis. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007;22:2042-6.


Crozier TM, Pilcher DV, Bailey MJ, George C, Hart GK. Long-stay patients in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: demographics and outcomes. Crit Care Resusc 2007;9:327-33.


Currey J. Nurses leading the way. Transplant Nurses' Journal 2007;16:3-4.


Currey J. Nurses' Clinical Decision-Making. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 2007;4:226.


Daruwalla J, Greish K, Nikfarjam M, Millar I, Malcontenti-Wilson C, Iyer AK, Christophi C. Evaluation of the effect of SMA-pirarubicin micelles on colorectal cancer liver metastases and of hyperbaric oxygen in CBA mice. J Drug Target 2007;15:487-95.


Davies AR. Practicalities of nutrition support in the intensive care unit. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2007;10:284-90.


Fock A. Deep decompression stops. Diving Hyperb Med 2007;37:125-32.


Fridman M, Barnes V, Whyman A, Currell A, Bernard S, Walker T, Smith KL. A model of survival following pre-hospital cardiac arrest based on the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Register. Resuscitation 2007;75:311-22.


Hagan N, Currey J. Living with heart failure: partner perspectives. Aust Crit Care 2007;20:113-5.


Henzler D, Cooper DJ, Tremayne AB, Rossaint R, Higgins A. Early modifiable factors associated with fatal outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: A case control study. Crit Care Med 2007;35:1027-31.


Herbert S, Halvorsen DS, Leong T, Franklin C, Harrington G, Spelman D. Large outbreak of infection and colonization with gram-negative pathogens carrying the metallo-β-lactamase gene blaIMP-4 at a 320-bed tertiary hospital in Australia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007;28:98-101.


Hodgson C, Bradley S, Davies AR, Holland AE, Keating JL, Smirneos L, Tuxen DV. Recruitment manoeuvres for adults receiving mechanical ventilation with acute lung injury. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2007:art. no. CD006667.


Hodgson C, Ntoumenopoulos G, Dawson H, Paratz J. The Mapleson C circuit clears more secretions than the Laerdal circuit during manual hyperinflation in mechanically-ventilated patients: a randomised cross-over trial. Aust J Physiother 2007;53:33-8.


Jones BO, Davis AM, Alison J, Weintraub RG, Butt W, Cheung MM. Cardiac re-synchronization therapy in a child with severe anthracycline-induced congestive heart failure and normal QRS duration. J Heart Lung Transplant 2007;26:1333-5.


Jones DA, Cooper DJ, Finfer SR, Bellomo R, Myburgh JA, Higgins A, Peake SL, Jenkins I, McNeil J. Advancing intensive care research in Australia and New Zealand: development of the binational ANZIC Research Centre. Crit Care Resusc 2007;9:198-204.


Karantonis DM, Mason DG, Salamonsen RF, Ayre PJ, Cloherty SL, Lovell NH. Classification of physiologically significant pumping states in an implantable rotary blood pump: Patient trial results. ASAIO Journal 2007;53:617-22.


Lim E, Cloherty SL, Reizes JA, Mason DG, Salamonsen RF, Karantonis DM, Lovell NH. A dynamic lumped parameter model of the left ventricular assisted circulation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007;2007:3990-3.


Lim HK, Anderson J, Leong JY, Pepe S, Salamonsen RF, Rosenfeldt FL. What is the Role of Leukocyte Depletion in Cardiac Surgery? Heart Lung and Circulation 2007;16:243-53.


Lim K, Salamonsen R, Anderson J, Pepe S, Leong JY, Rosenfeldt F. Response to Letter to the Editor. Heart Lung and Circulation 2007;16:399-400.


Lo CH, Spelman D, Bailey M, Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV, Brecknell JE. External ventricular drain infections are independent of drain duration: An argument against elective revision. J Neurosurg 2007;106:378-83.


Maclaren G, Butt W. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and sepsis. Crit Care Resusc 2007;9:76-80.


Maclaren G, Butt W, Best D, Donath S, Taylor A. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for refractory septic shock in children: one institution's experience. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2007;8:447-51.


Malagutti N, Karantonis DM, Cloherty SL, Ayre PJ, Mason DG, Salamonsen RF, Lovell NH. Noninvasive average flow estimation for an implantable rotary blood pump: a new algorithm incorporating the role of blood viscosity. Artif Organs 2007;31:45-52.


Marasco SF, Preovolos A, Lim K, Salamonsen RF. Thoracotomy in adults while on ECMO is associated with uncontrollable bleeding. Perfusion 2007;22:23-6.


Marshall AP, Currey J, Aitken LM, Elliott D. Key stakeholders' expectations of educational outcomes from Australian critical care nursing courses: a Delphi study. Aust Crit Care 2007;20:89-99.


Marshall AP, Currey J, Aitken LM, Elliott D. Reply to Expectations of educational outcomes from Australian critical care nursing courses? Aust Crit Care 2007;20:121-3.


McDermott FT, Cordner SM, Cooper DJ, Winship VC. Management deficiencies and death preventability of road traffic fatalities before and after a new trauma care system in Victoria, Australia. J Trauma 2007;63:331-8.


Miller A, Scheinkestel C, Joseph M. Team coordination in an intensive care unit. Proc Hum Fact Ergon Soc Annu Meet 2007;51:687-91.


Miller A, Steele C, Scheinkestel C. Extending clinical information systems design in the ICU. Proc Hum Fact Ergon Soc Annu Meet 2007;51:697-701.


Mitra B, Cameron P, Butt W. Population-based study of paediatric head injury. J Paediatr Child Health 2007;43:154-9.


Murray D, Grant D, Murali N, Butt W. Unmeasured anions in children after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007;133:235-40.


Myburgh J, Cooper DJ, Finfer S. Reply to Jacob et al re Saline or albumin for fluid resuscitation in traumatic brain injury. N Engl J Med 2007;357:2635-6.


Myburgh J, Cooper DJ, Finfer S, Bellomo R, Norton R, Bishop N, Kai Lo S, Vallance S. Saline or albumin for fluid resuscitation in patients with traumatic brain injury. N Engl J Med 2007;357:874-84.


Namachivayam P, Shimizu K, Butt W. Pertussis: severe clinical presentation in pediatric intensive care and its relation to outcome. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2007;8:207-11.


Nichol A. High-frequency oscillation in acute respiratory distress syndrome: who rescues the rescuer? Crit Care Med 2007;35:1619-20.


Nikfarjam M, Cuthbertson CM, Malcontenti-Wilson C, Muralidharan V, Millar I, Christophi C. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy reduces severity and improves survival in severe acute pancreatitis. J Gastrointest Surg 2007;11:1008-15.


Oto T, Levvey B, McEgan R, Davies A, Pilcher D, Williams T, Marasco S, Rosenfeldt F, Snell G. A practical approach to clinical lung transplantation from a Maastricht Category III donor with cardiac death. J Heart Lung Transplant 2007;26:196-9.


Pilcher DV, Auzinger GM, Mitra B, Tuxen DV, Salamonsen RF, Davies AR, Williams TJ, Snell GI. Reply to the Editor. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007;134:825-6.


Pilcher DV, Auzinger GM, Mitra B, Tuxen DV, Salamonsen RF, Davies AR, Williams TJ, Snell GI. Predictors of independent lung ventilation: An analysis of 170 single-lung transplantations. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007;133:1071-7.


Pilcher DV, Duke GJ, George C, Bailey MJ, Hart G. After-hours discharge from intensive care increases the risk of readmission and death. Anaesth Intensive Care 2007;35:477-85.


Robertson MS. Thoughts about thinking: the challenge for EBM and medical education. Anaesth Intensive Care 2007;35:665-6.


Rosenfeld JV, Cooper DJ, Kossmann T, Murray L, Kaye AH. Decompressive craniectomy. J Neurosurg 2007;106:195-6.


Snell GI, Esmore DS, Westall GP, Marasco S, Kotsimbos T, Pilcher DV, Myles P, Griffiths A, Levvey BJ, Williams TJ. The Alfred Hospital lung transplant experience. Clin Transpl 2007:131-44.


Stow PJ, Pilcher D, Wilson J, George C, Bailey M, Higlett T, Bellomo R, Hart GK, Australian, New Zealand Intensive Care Society Adult Patient Database Management C. Improved outcomes from acute severe asthma in Australian intensive care units (1996 2003). Thorax 2007;62:842-7.


Taylor AK, Cousins R, Butt WW. The long-term outcome of children managed with extracorporeal life support: an institutional experience. Crit Care Resusc 2007;9:172-7.

Wade AJ, Tuxen DV, Wesselingh SL. Leptospirosis: an unusual presentation. Crit Care Resusc 2007;9:108.


Walshe CM, Cooper JD, Kossmann T, Hayes I, Iles L. Cerebral fat embolism syndrome causing brain death after long-bone fractures and acetazolamide therapy. Crit Care Resusc 2007;9:184-6.


Weatherburn C, Endacott R, Tynan P, Bailey M. The impact of bispectral index monitoring on sedation administration in mechanically ventilated patients. Anaesth Intensive Care 2007;35:204-8.


 

Awards

Alistair Nichol-Matt Spence Medal


 

Alistair Nichol-Monash University, Faculty of Medicine Travel Award


 

Alistair Nichol-National Irish Junior Doctor Award 1st Place Cardiology Section, 2nd Place Respiratory section for "Inhibition of Rho-Kinase Attenuates Hypoxia-Induced Angiogenesis in the Pulmonary Circulation"


 

Alistair Nichol- Finalist College of Anaesthetists Dublin, Delaney Medal


Higher Degrees Completed

Vicki White A systematic review of multidisciplinary team developed and implemented weaning protocols. Honours Nursing Thesis, Deakin University High Distinction.