Articles, Editorials, Letters and Reviews


Aitken LM, Currey J, Marshall AP, Elliott D. Discrimination of educational outcomes between differing levels of critical care programmes by selected stakeholders in Australia: a mixed-method approach. Intensive Crit Care Nurs 2008;24:68-77.


Barbetti J, Lee G. Medical emergency team: a review of the literature. Nurs Crit Care 2008;13:80-5.


Bellomo R, Cass A, Cole L, Finfer S, Gallagher M, Goldsmith D, Myburgh J, Norton R, Scheinkestel C. Design and challenges of the Randomized Evaluation of Normal versus Augmented Level Replacement Therapy (RENAL) Trial: high-dose versus standard-dose hemofiltration in acute renal failure. Blood Purif 2008;26:407-16.


Bellomo R, Cass A, Cole L, Finfer S, Gallagher M, Goldsmith D, Myburgh J, Norton R, Scheinkestel C. Renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: a practice survey. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:225-30.


Bernard SA, Rosalion A. Therapeutic hypothermia induced during cardiopulmonary resuscitation using large-volume, ice-cold intravenous fluid. Resuscitation 2008;76:311-3.


Cameron PA, Gabbe BJ, Cooper DJ, Walker T, Judson R, McNeil J. A statewide system of trauma care in Victoria: Effect on patient survival. Med J Aust 2008;189:546-50.


Carter BG, Butt W, Taylor A. ICP and CPP: excellent predictors of long term outcome in severely brain injured children. Childs Nerv Syst 2008;24:245-51.


Casamento AJ, Dunlop C, Jones DA, Duke G. Improving the documentation of medical emergency team reviews.Crit Care Resusc. 2008 Mar;10(1):29. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18304014


Cook DA, Duke G, Hart GK, Pilcher D, Mullany D. Review of the application of risk-adjusted charts to analyse mortality outcomes in critical care. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:239-51.


Cooper DJ, Buist MD. Vitalness of vital signs, and medical emergency teams. Med J Aust 2008;188:630-1.


Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV, Murray L, Wolfe R, Ponsford J, Davies A, D'Urso P, Pellegrino V, Malham G, Kossmann T. Early decompressive craniectomy for patients with severe traumatic brain injury and refractory intracranial hypertension--a pilot randomized trial. J Crit Care 2008;23:387-93.


Cuthbertson CM, Su KH, Muralidharan V, Millar I, Malcontenti-Wilson C, Christophi C. Hyperbaric oxygen improves capillary morphology in severe acute pancreatitis. Pancreas 2008;36:70-5.


Delaney A, Angus DC, Bellomo R, Cameron P, Cooper DJ, Finfer S, Harrison DA, Huang DT, Myburgh JA, Peake SL, Reade MC, Webb SA, Yealy DM. Bench-to-bedside review: the evaluation of complex interventions in critical care. Crit Care 2008;12:210.


Doig GS, Simpson F, Finfer S, Delaney A, Davies AR, Mitchell I, Dobb G. Effect of evidence-based feeding guidelines on mortality of critically ill adults: A cluster randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2008;300:2731-41.


Driscoll A, Currey J, Worrall-Carter L, Stewart S. Ethical dilemmas of a large national multi-centre study in Australia: time for some consistency. J Clin Nurs 2008;17:2212-20.


Duke GJ, Santamaria J, Shann F, Stow P, Pilcher D, Ernest D, George C. Critical care outcome prediction equation (COPE) for adult intensive care. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:41.


Edsell M, Bailey M, Joe K, Millar I. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of skin ulcers due to calcific uraemic arteriolopathy: Experience from an Australian hyperbaric unit. Diving Hyperb Med 2008;38:139-44.


Esmore DS, Kaye D, Salamonsen R, Buckland M, Begg JR, Negri J, Ayre P, Woodard J, Rosenfeldt FL. Initial Clinical Experience With the VentrAssist Left Ventricular Assist Device: The Pilot Trial. J Heart Lung Transplant 2008;27:479-85.


Fock A, Millar I. Oxygen toxicity in recreational and technical diving. Diving Hyperb Med  2008;38:86-90.


Fock A, Millar I. Two unusual presentations of probable decompression sickness after deep mixed-gas recreational diving. Diving Hyperb Med  2008;38:40-2.


Hastings SL, Pellegrino VA, Preovolos A, Salamonsen RF. Survey of adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) practice and attitudes among Australian and New Zealand intensivists. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:46.


Hicks P, Cooper DJ. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2008. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:8.


Hicks P, Cooper DJ, Webb S, Myburgh J, Seppelt I, Peake S, Joyce C, Stephens D, Turner A, French C, Hart G, Jenkins I, Burrell A. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2008. An assessment by the Australian and New Zealand intensive care society. Anaesth Intensive Care 2008;36:149-51.


Hilton AK, Pellegrino VA, Scheinkestel CD. Avoiding common problems associated with intravenous fluid therapy. Med J Aust 2008;189:509-13.


Karantonis DM, Cloherty SL, Lovell NH, Mason DG, Salamonsen RF, Ayre PJ. Noninvasive detection of suction in an implantable rotary blood pump using neural networks. International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications 2008;7:237-47.


Levett DZ, Millar IL. Bubble trouble: a review of diving physiology and disease. Postgrad Med J 2008;84:571-8.


Mason DG, Hilton AK, Salamonsen RF. Reliable suction detection for patients with rotary blood pumps. ASAIO Journal 2008;54:359-66.


McGain F, Cretikos MA, Jones D, van Dyk S, Buist MD, Opdam H, Pellegrino V, Robertson MS, Bellomo R. Documentation of clinical review and vital signs after major surgery. Med J Aust 2008;189:380-3.


Meade MO, Cook DJ, Guyatt GH, Slutsky AS, Arabi YM, Cooper DJ, Davies AR, Hand LE, Zhou Q, Thabane L, Austin P, Lapinsky S, Baxter A, Russell J, Skrobik Y, Ronco JJ, Stewart TE. Ventilation strategy using low tidal volumes, recruitment maneuvers, and high positive end-expiratory pressure for acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2008;299:637-45.


Millar IL, Mouldey PG. Compressed breathing air - The potential for evil from within. Diving Hyperb Med 2008;38:145-51.


Mulholland SA, Cameron PA, Gabbe BJ, Williamson OD, Young K, Smith KL, Bernard SA. Prehospital prediction of the severity of blunt anatomic injury. J Trauma 2008;64:754-60.


Myburgh JA, Cooper DJ, Finfer SR, Venkatesh B, Jones D, Higgins A, Bishop N, Higlett T. Epidemiology and 12-month outcomes from traumatic brain injury in australia and new zealand. J Trauma 2008;64:854-62.


Myles PS, Smith J, Knight J, Cooper DJ, Silbert B, McNeil J, Esmore DS, Buxton B, Krum H, Forbes A, Tonkin A. Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery (ATACAS) Trial: Rationale and design. Am Heart J 2008;155:224-30.


Newcomb A, Frawley G, Fock A, Bennett M, d'Udekem Y. Hyperbaric Oxygenation in the Management of Cerebral Arterial Gas Embolism During Cavopulmonary Connection Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2008;22:576-80.


Nichol AD. Restrictive red blood cell transfusion strategies in critical care: does one size really fit all? Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:323-7.


Nichol AD, Westbrook A, Bellomo R, Cooper DJ. Is it too early to recommend a restrictive transfusion strategy in critically ill patients with ischemic heart disease? Crit Care Med 2008;36:3126-7; author reply 7.


O'Croinin DF, Nichol AD, Hopkins N, Boylan J, O'Brien S, O'Connor C, Laffey JG, McLoughlin P. Sustained hypercapnic acidosis during pulmonary infection increases bacterial load and worsens lung injury. Crit Care Med 2008;36:2128-35.


Perez A, Butt WW, Millar KJ, Best D, Thiruchelvam T, Cochrane AD, Bennett M, Shekerdemian LS. Long-distance transport of critically ill children on extracorporeal life support in Australia. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:34.


Ponsford JL, Myles PS, Cooper DJ, McDermott FT, Murray LJ, Laidlaw J, Cooper G, Tremayne AB, Bernard SA. Gender differences in outcome in patients with hypotension and severe traumatic brain injury. Injury 2008;39:67-76.


Robertson MS, Wilson SJ, Cade JF. Acute stress ulceration prophylaxis: point prevalence surveys in intensive care units in Victoria, 1997 and 2005. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:18.


Russell JA, Walley KR, Singer J, Gordon AC, Hebert PC, Cooper DJ, Holmes CL, Mehta S, Granton JT, Storms MM, Cook DJ, Presneill JJ, Ayers D. Vasopressin versus norepinephrine infusion in patients with septic shock. N Engl J Med 2008;358:877-87.


Salamonsen MR, Bailey MJ, Salamonsen RF. Can ICU stay be predicted accurately enough for fast-tracking cardiac surgical patients? Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:194-201.


Seifman MA, Adamides AA, Nguyen PN, Vallance SA, Cooper DJ, Kossmann T, Rosenfeld JV, Morganti-Kossmann MC. Endogenous melatonin increases in cerebrospinal fluid of patients after severe traumatic brain injury and correlates with oxidative stress and metabolic disarray. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2008;28:684-96.


Shehabi Y, Dobb G, Jenkins I, Pascoe R, Edwards N, Butt W. Burnout syndrome among Australian intensivists: a survey. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:312-5.

Snell GI, Levvey BJ, Oto T, McEgan R, Pilcher D, Davies A, Marasco S, Rosenfeldt F. Early lung transplantation success utilizing controlled donation after cardiac death donors. Am J Transplant 2008;8:1282-9.


Sriram S, Robertson MS. Critically ill obstetric patients in Australia: a retrospective audit of 8 years' experience in a tertiary intensive care unit. Crit Care Resusc 2008;10:124.


Taylor DM, Bernard SA, Masci K, MacBean CE, Kennedy MP, Zalstein S. Prehospital noninvasive ventilation: a viable treatment option in the urban setting. Prehosp Emerg Care 2008;12:42-5.


Book Chapters


Scheinkestel C, Millar IL. Chapter 18: Hyperbaric Oxygen for Acute Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. In: Penney DG, ed. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Boca Raton, FL CRC Press; 2008:391-435.


Tuxen D, Naughton MT. Chapter 10: Mechanical ventilation in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In: Mackenzie I, ed. Core topics in mechanical ventilation. Cambridge, UK ; New York: Cambridge University Press; 2008.