Articles, Editorials, Letters and Reviews


Adamides AA, Cooper DJ, Rosenfeldt FL, Bailey MJ, Pratt N, Tippett N, Vallance S, Rosenfeld JV. Focal cerebral oxygenation and neurological outcome with or without brain tissue oxygen-guided therapy in patients with traumatic brain injury. Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2009;151:1399-409.


Adamides AA, Rosenfeldt FL, Winter CD, Pratt NM, Tippett NJ, Lewis PM, Bailey MJ, Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV. Brain Tissue Lactate Elevations Predict Episodes of Intracranial Hypertension in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. J Am Coll Surg 2009;209:531-9.


Bagshaw SM, Webb SAR, Delaney A, George C, Pilcher D, Hart GK, Bellomo R. Very old patients admitted to intensive care in Australia and New Zealand: A multi-centre cohort analysis. Crit Care 2009;13.


Barbetti JK, Nichol AD, Choate KR, Bailey MJ, Lee GA, Cooper DJ. Prospective observational study of postoperative complications after percutaneous dilatational or surgical tracheostomy in critically ill patients. Crit Care Resusc 2009;11:244-9.


Bellomo R, Cass A, Cole L, Finfer S, Gallagher M, Goldsmith D, Myburgh J, Norton R, Scheinkestel C. Screening and study enrolment in the Randomized Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level (RENAL) Replacement Therapy Trial. Blood Purif 2009;27:199-205.


Bellomo R, Cass A, Cole L, Finfer S, Gallagher M, Lo S, McArthur C, McGuinness S, Myburgh J, Norton R, Scheinkestel C, Su S. Intensity of continuous renal-replacement therapy in critically ill patients. N Engl J Med 2009;361:1627-38.


Bellomo R, Morimatsu H, Presneill J, French C, Cole L, Story D, Uchino S, Naka T, Finfer S, Cooper DJ, Myburgh J. Effects of saline or albumin resuscitation on standard coagulation tests. Crit Care Resusc 2009;11:250-6.


Bernard S. Hypothermia after cardiac arrest: Expanding the therapeutic scope. Crit Care Med 2009;37:S227-S33.


Butt WW. Outcome assessment--what outcome do we want? Pediatr Crit Care Med 2009;10:133-4; discussion 5-6.


Cameron PA, Mitra B, Fitzgerald M, Scheinkestel CD, Stripp A, Batey C, Niggemeyer L, Truesdale M, Holman P, Mehra R, Wasiak J, Cleland H. Black Saturday: The immediate impact of the February 2009 bushfires in Victoria, Australia. Med J Aust 2009;191:11-6.


Choate K, Barbetti J, Currey J. Tracheostomy decannulation failure rate following critical illness: a prospective descriptive study. Aust Crit Care 2009;22:8-15.


Considine J, Currey J. Termination of resuscitation: potential benefits of clinical prediction rules. Aust Crit Care 2009;22:192-4.


Davidson A, Frawley GP, Sheppard S, Hunt R, Hardy P. Risk factors for apnea after infant inguinal hernia repair. Paediatr Anaesth 2009;19:402-3.


Davies AR, Jones D, Bailey M, Beca J, Bellomo R, Blackwell N, Forrest P, Gattas D, Granger E, Herkes R, Jackson A, McGuinness S, Nair P, Pellegrino V, Pettilä V, Plunkett B, Pye R, Torzillo P, Webb S, Wilson M, Ziegenfuss M. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for 2009 influenza A(H1N1) acute respiratory distress syndrome. JAMA 2009;302:1888-95.


Doig GS, Heighes PT, Simpson F, Sweetman EA, Davies AR. Early enteral nutrition, provided within 24 h of injury or intensive care unit admission, significantly reduces mortality in critically ill patients: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Intensive Care Med 2009;35:2018-27.


Duke GJ, Buist MD, Pilcher D, Scheinkestel CD, Santamaria JD, Gutteridge GA, Cranswick PJ, Ernest D, French C, Botha JA. Interventions to circumbent intensive care access block: A retrospective 2-year study across metropolitan Melbourne. Med J Aust 2009;190:375-8.


Elliott DH, Millar IL. Is it enough to be 'Fit to dive'? Diving Hyperb Med  2009;39:106-7.


Frawley G, Smith KR, Ingelmo P. Relative potencies of bupivacaine, levobupivacaine, and ropivacaine for neonatal spinal anaesthesia. Br J Anaesth 2009;103:731-8.


Freilich M, Stub D, Esmore D, Negri J, Salamonsen R, Bergin P, Leet A, Richardson M, Taylor A, Woodard J, Kaye D, Rosenfeldt F. Recovery From Anthracycline Cardiomyopathy After Long-term Support With a Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device. J Heart Lung Transplant 2009;28:101-3.


Hodgson C, Keating JL, Holland AE, Davies AR, Smirneos L, Bradley SJ, Tuxen D. Recruitment manoeuvres for adults with acute lung injury receiving mechanical ventilation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009.


Hodgson CL, Tuxen DV, Holland AE, Keating JL. Comparison of forehead Max-Fast pulse oximetry sensor with finger sensor at high positive end-expiratory pressure in adult patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Anaesth Intensive Care 2009;37:953-60.


Ingelmo P, Frawley G, Astuto M, Duffy C, Donath S, Disma N, Rosano G, Fumagalli R, Gullo A. Relative analgesic potencies of levobupivacaine and ropivacaine for caudal anesthesia in children. Anesth Analg 2009;108:805-13.


Jennings PA, Cameron P, Bernard S. Measuring acute pain in the prehospital setting. Emerg Med J 2009;26:552-5.


Levett D, Bennett MH, Millar I. Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen for necrotizing fasciitis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009.


Lindstrom SJ, Mennen MT, Rosenfeldt FL, Salamonsen RF. Quantifying recirculation in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: A new technique validated. Int J Artif Organs 2009;32:857-63.


Lindstrom SJ, Pellegrino VA, Butt WW. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Med J Aust 2009;191:178-82.


Maclaren G, Butt W. Controversies in paediatric continuous renal replacement therapy. Intensive Care Med 2009;35:596-602.


MacLaren G, Butt W. Author reply re Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for refractory septic shock in children: One institution's experience. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2009;10:535.


MacLaren G, Butt W, Best D. Pediatric septic shock guidelines and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation management. Crit Care Med 2009;37:2143-4; author reply 4-5.


Marasco S, Cooper J, Pick A, Kossmann T. Pilot study of operative fixation of fractured ribs in patients with flail chest. ANZ J Surg 2009;79:804-8.


McClure JR, Cooke RP, Lal P, Pickles D, Majjid S, Grant CA, Jones TM, Dempsey GA. Outcome of late-onset hospital-acquired pneumonia related to causative organism. J Hosp Infect 2009;71:348-52.


McIlroy DR, Pilcher DV, Snell GI. Does anaesthetic management affect early outcomes after lung transplant? An exploratory analysis. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2009;102:506-14.


Miller A, Scheinkestel C, Joseph M, Hospital A. Coordination and continuity of intensive care unit patient care. Hum Factors 2009;51:354-67.


Miller A, Scheinkestel C, Limpus A, Joseph M, Karnik A, Venkatesh B. Uni- and interdisciplinary effects on round and handover content in intensive care units. Hum Factors 2009;51:339-53.


Miller A, Scheinkestel C, Steele C. The effects of clinical information presentation on physicians' and nurses' decision-making in ICUs. Appl Ergon 2009;40:753-61.


Newall F, Ignjatovic V, Summerhayes R, Gan A, Butt W, Johnston L, Monagle P. In vivo age dependency of unfractionated heparin in infants and children. Thromb Res 2009;123:710-4.


Nichol AD, Cooper DJ. Can we improve neurological outcomes in severe traumatic brain injury? Something old (early prophylactic hypothermia) and something new (erythropoietin). Injury 2009;40:471-8.


Nichol AD, O'Cronin DF, Howell K, Naughton F, O'Brien S, Boylan J, O'Connor C, O'Toole D, Laffey JG, McLoughlin P. Infection-induced lung injury is worsened after renal buffering of hypercapnic acidosis. Crit Care Med 2009;37:2953-61.


O'Connor M, Bucknall T, Manias E. A critical review of daily sedation interruption in the intensive care unit. J Clin Nurs 2009;18:1239-49.


Pettila V, Cooper DJ. Treating intracranial hypertension: time to abandon mannitol? Crit Care Resusc 2009;11:94-5.


Pettilä V, Nichol AD, Bellomo R, Cooper DJ. Red blood cell transfusion and mortality. Crit Care Med 2009;37:2996-7.


Preston JL, Currey J, Eastwood GM. Assessing advanced life support (ALS) competence: Victorian practices. Aust Crit Care 2009;22:164-71.


Russell JA, Walley KR, Gordon AC, Cooper J, Hebert PC, Singer J, Holmes CL, Mehta S, Granton JT, Storms MM, Cook DJ, Presneill JJ, Sh DAVS. Interaction of vasopressin infusion, corticosteroid treatment, and mortality of septic shock. Crit Care Med 2009;37:811-8.


Samarasekera SP, Mikocka-Walus A, Butt W, Cameron P. Epidemiology of major paediatric chest trauma. J Paediatr Child Health 2009;45:676-80.


Scheinkestel CD, Hilton AK, Pellegrino VA. In reply. Med J Aust 2009;190:718.


Walker D, Lippmann J, Lawrence C, Huston J, Fock A. Provisional report on diving-related fatalities in Australian waters 2004. Diving Hyperb Med 2009;39:138-61.


Webb SAR, Pettilä V, Seppelt I, Bellomo R, Bailey M, Cooper DJ, Cretikos M, Davies AR, Finfer S, Harrigan PWJ, Hart GK, Howe B, Iredell JR, McArthur C, Mitchell I, Morrison S, Nichol AD, Paterson DL, Peake S, Richards B, Stephens D, Turner A, Yung M. Critical care services and 2009 H1N1 influenza in Australia and New Zealand. N Engl J Med 2009;361:1925-34.


Westbrook AJ, Olsen J, Bailey M, Bates J, Scully M, Salamonsen RF. Protocol Based on Thromboelastograph (TEG) Out-Performs Physician Preference Using Laboratory Coagulation Tests to Guide Blood Replacement During and After Cardiac Surgery: A Pilot Study. Heart Lung and Circulation 2009;18:277-88.


 

Book Chapters

Bernard S. Chapter 1.1: Basic Life Support. In: Cameron P, Jelinek G, Kelly AM, Murray L, Brown AFT, eds. Textbook of adult emergency medicine. 3rd ed. Edinburgh; New York: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier; 2009:1-4.


Bernard S. Chapter 2.1: Advanced Airway Management. In: Cameron P, Jelinek G, Kelly AM, Murray L, Brown AFT, eds. Textbook of adult emergency medicine. 3rd ed. Edinburgh; New York: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier; 2009:20-6.


Bernard S. Chapter 2.7: Cerebral resuscitation after cardiac arrest. In: Cameron P, Jelinek G, Kelly AM, Murray L, Brown AFT, eds. Textbook of adult emergency medicine. 3rd ed. Edinburgh; New York: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier; 2009:65-7.


Bernard S. Chapter 26.1: Prehospital care. In: Cameron P, Jelinek G, Kelly AM, Murray L, Brown AFT, eds. Textbook of adult emergency medicine. 3rd ed. Edinburgh; New York: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier; 2009:776-9.


Cooper DJ, Nichol AD. Chapter 15: Lactic Acidosis. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 6th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann; 2009:145-54.


Davies AR, Hennessy AJ. Chapter: Enteral nutrition. In: Ronco C, Bellomo R, Kellum J, eds. Critical Care Nephrology. 2nd ed: Saunders / Elsevier; 2009.


Davies AR, Pilcher DV. Chapter 30: Pulmonary embolism. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 6th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann; 2009:387-98.


Hennessy AJ, Davies AR. Chapter: Trace elements and vitamins. In: Ronco C, Bellomo R, Kellum J, eds. Critical Care Nephrology. 2nd ed: Saunders / Elsevier; 2009.


Hilton AK, Young C. Chapter: Postoperative intensive care of the cardiothoracic patient. In: Reves JG, Reeves S, Abernathy JH, eds. Atlas of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia. 2nd ed: Current Medicine Group; 2009.


Naughton MT, Tuxen DV. Chapter 26: Acute respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 6th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann; 2009:343-54.


Tuxen DV, Naughton MT. Chapter 31: Acute severe asthma. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 6th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann; 2009:399-414.



Reports

Inter-professional communication and team climate in complex handover situations: issues for patient safety in the private sector (2009)
Prepared by Botti, M. et al., for the Australian Commission on Quality and Safety in Health Care


 

Awards

David Tuxen.  ANZICS Medal for achievement in Intensive Care


David Tuxen. ANZICS Oration 


Hodgson, C. Australian Physiotherapy Conference 2009 CRPA - Clinician Award for Best Oral Presentation (PHARLAP)


Hodgson, C. Clinical Specialisation in Respiratory and Critical Care to become a member of the Australian College of Physiotherapy