Articles, Editorials, Letters and Reviews


Alexander DC, Butt WW, Best JD, Donath SM, Monagle PT, Shekerdemian LS. Correlation of thromboelastography with standard tests of anticoagulation in paediatric patients receiving extracorporeal life support. Thromb Res 2010;125:387-92.


Augustin S, Horton A, Butt W, Bennett M, Horton S. Centrifugal pump inlet pressure site affects measurement. Perfusion 2010;25:313-20.


Bernard SA, Nguyen V, Cameron P, Masci K, Fitzgerald M, Cooper DJ, Walker T, Std BP, Myles P, Murray L, David, Taylor, Smith K, Patrick I, Edington J, Bacon A, Rosenfeld JV, Judson R. Prehospital rapid sequence intubation improves functional outcome for patients with severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2010;252:959-65.


Bernard SA, Smith K, Cameron P, Masci K, Taylor DM, Cooper DJ, Kelly AM, Silvester W. Induction of therapeutic hypothermia by paramedics after resuscitation from out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest: a randomized controlled trial. Circulation 2010;122:737-42.


Bohensky MA, Jolley D, Sundararajan V, Evans S, Pilcher DV, Scott I, Brand CA. Data linkage: a powerful research tool with potential problems. BMC Health Serv Res 2010;10:346.


Carter AW, Pilcher D, Bailey M, Cameron P, Duke GJ, Cooper J. Is ED length of stay before ICU admission related to patient mortality? Emerg Med Australas 2010;22:145-50.


Curley G, Contreras MM, Nichol AD, Higgins BD, Laffey JG. Hypercapnia and acidosis in sepsis: a double-edged sword? Anesthesiology 2010;112:462-72.


Currey J, Leslie GD. Social networking and professional debriefing-Personal risk management. Aust Crit Care 2010;23:103-4.


Currey J, Pilcher DV, Davies A, Scheinkestel C, Botti M, Bailey M, Snell G. Implementation of a management guideline aimed at minimizing the severity of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplant. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010;139:154-61.


Davies A, Jones D, Gattas D. Reply re Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for ARDS Due to 2009 Influenza A(H1N1). JAMA 2010;303:942.


Davies AR. Gastric residual volume in the ICU: can we do without measuring it? J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2010;34:160-2.


Davies AR, McArthur C, Seppelt IM, Webb SA. Extracorporeal life support. ECMO patients overestimated. BMJ 2010;341:c6847.


Davies AR, Webb SA, Seppelt IM, Bellomo R. Comparison of adult patients hospitalised with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza and seasonal influenza during the "PROTECT" phase of the pandemic response. Med J Aust 2010;192:356-7; author reply 7.


Deasy C, Bernard SA, Cameron P, Jaison A, Smith K, Harriss L, Walker T, Masci K, Tibballs J. Epidemiology of paediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Melbourne, Australia. Resuscitation 2010;81:1095-100.


Frawley G, Ingelmo P. Spinal anaesthesia in the neonate. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 2010;24:337-51.


Gabbe BJ, Simpson PM, Sutherland AM, Palmer CS, Butt W, Bevan C, Cameron PA. Agreement between parent and child report of health-related quality of life: impact of time postinjury. J Trauma 2010;69:1578-82.


Garner DJ, Pilcher D. The management of pulmonary embolism. Anaesth Intensive Care Med 2010;11:512-8.


Garner DJ, Tuxen D. Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the intensive care unit. Anaesth Intensive Care Med 2010;11:481-6.


Gordon AC, Russell JA, Walley KR, Singer J, Ayers D, Storms MM, Holmes CL, Hebert PC, Cooper DJ, Mehta S, Granton JT, Cook DJ, Presneill JJ. The effects of vasopressin on acute kidney injury in septic shock. Intensive Care Med 2010;36:83-91.


Harrigan PW, Webb SA, Seppelt IM, O'Leary M, Totaro R, Patterson D, Davies AR, Streat S. The practical experience of managing the H1N1 2009 influenza pandemic in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units. Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:121-30.


Haydon TP, Presneill JJ, Robertson MS. Antibiotic prophylaxis for cardiac surgery in Australia. Med J Aust 2010;192:141-3.


Hayes NE, Wheelahan JM, Ross A. Self-reported post-discharge symptoms following obstetric neuraxial blockade. Int J Obstet Anesth 2010;19:405-9.


Heyland DK, Heyland RD, Cahill NE, Dhaliwal R, Day AG, Jiang X, Morrison S, Davies AR. Creating a culture of clinical excellence in critical care nutrition: the 2008 "Best of the Best" award. J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2010;34:707-15.


Higgins AM, Pettila V, Bellomo R, Harris AH, Nichol AD, Morrison SS. Expensive care - a rationale for economic evaluations in intensive care. Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:62-6.


Hockings L, Heaney M, Chambers NA, Erb TO, von Ungern-Sternberg BS. Reduced air leakage by adjusting the cuff pressure in pediatric laryngeal mask airways during spontaneous ventilation. Paediatr Anaesth 2010;20:313-7.


Horton S, d'Udekem Y, Shann F, Butt W, Bennett M, Best D, Brizard C. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation via sternotomy for circulatory shock. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010;139:e12-3.


Jensen GL, Mirtallo J, Compher C, Dhaliwal R, Forbes A, Grijalba RF, Hardy G, Kondrup J, Labadarios D, Nyulasi I, Castillo Pineda JC, Waitzberg D. Adult starvation and disease-related malnutrition: a proposal for etiology-based diagnosis in the clinical practice setting from the International Consensus Guideline Committee. J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2010;34:156-9.


Jensen GL, Mirtallo J, Compher C, Dhaliwal R, Forbes A, Grijalba RF, Hardy G, Kondrup J, Labadarios D, Nyulasi I, Castillo Pineda JC, Waitzberg D. Adult starvation and disease-related malnutrition: a proposal for etiology-based diagnosis in the clinical practice setting from the International Consensus Guideline Committee. Clin Nutr 2010;29:151-3.


Jones D, McEvoy S, Merz TM, Higgins A, Bellomo R, Cooper JD, Hollis S, McArthur C, Myburgh JA, Taylor C, Liu B, Norton R, Finfer S. International albumin use: 1995 to 2006. Anaesth Intensive Care 2010;38:266-73.


Karantonis DM, Lim E, Mason DG, Salamonsen RF, Ayre PJ, Lovell NH. Noninvasive activity-based control of an implantable rotary blood pump: comparative software simulation study. Artif Organs 2010;34:E34-45.


King SJ, Nyulasi IB, Strauss BJ, Kotsimbos T, Bailey M, Wilson JW. Fat-free mass depletion in cystic fibrosis: associated with lung disease severity but poorly detected by body mass index. Nutrition 2010;26:753-9.


Lim E, Dokos S, Cloherty SL, Salamonsen RF, Mason DG, Reizes JA, Lovell NH. Parameter-optimized model of cardiovascular-rotary blood pump interactions. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2010;57:254-66.


Lukas G, Davies AR, Hilton AK, Pellegrino VA, Scheinkestel CD, Ridley E. Nutritional support in adult patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:230-4.


Mahar P, Padiglione AA, Cleland H, Paul E, Hinrichs M, Wasiak J. Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia in burns patients: Risk factors and outcomes. Burns 2010;36:1228-33.


Marasco SF, Pilcher D, Oto T, Chang W, Griffiths A, Pellegrino V, Chan J, Bailey M. Aprotinin in lung transplantation is associated with an increased incidence of primary graft dysfunction. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010;37:420-5.


Marasco SF, Vale M, Pellegrino V, Preovolos A, Leet A, Kras A, Schulberg E, Bergin P, Esmore DS. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in primary graft failure after heart transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 2010;90:1541-6.


McNamee JJ, Pilcher DV, Bailey MJ, Moore EC, Cleland HJ. Mortality prediction and outcomes among burns patients from Australian and New Zealand intensive care units. Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:196-201.


Miller A, Pilcher D, Mercaldo N, Leong T, Scheinkestel C, Schildcrout J. What can paper-based clinical information systems tell us about the design of computerized clinical information systems (CIS) in the ICU? Aust Crit Care 2010;23:130-40.


Moore E, Bellomo R, Nichol A. Biomarkers of acute kidney injury in anesthesia, intensive care and major surgery: from the bench to clinical research to clinical practice. Minerva Anestesiol 2010;76:425-40.


Moore EC, Padiglione AA, Wasiak J, Paul E, Cleland H. Candida in burns: risk factors and outcomes. J Burn Care Res 2010;31:257-63.


Moore EC, Pilcher DV, Bailey MJ, Cleland H, McNamee J. A simple tool for mortality prediction in burns patients: APACHE III score and FTSA. Burns 2010;36:1086-91.


Moore EM, Bellomo R, Nichol A, Harley N, Macisaac C, Cooper DJ. The incidence of acute kidney injury in patients with traumatic brain injury. Ren Fail 2010;32:1060-5.


Namachivayam P, Shann F, Shekerdemian L, Taylor A, van Sloten I, Delzoppo C, Daffey C, Butt W. Three decades of pediatric intensive care: Who was admitted, what happened in intensive care, and what happened afterward. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2010;11:549-55.


Nichol AD, Bailey M, Cooper DJ. Challenging issues in randomised controlled trials. Injury 2010;41 Suppl 1:S20-3.


Nichol AD, Egi M, Pettila V, Bellomo R, French C, Hart G, Davies A, Stachowski E, Reade MC, Bailey M, Cooper DJ. Relative hyperlactatemia and hospital mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective multi-centre study. Crit Care 2010;14:R25.


Nichol AD, O'Cronin DF, Naughton F, Hopkins N, Boylan J, McLoughlin P. Hypercapnic acidosis reduces oxidative reactions in endotoxin-induced lung injury. Anesthesiology 2010;113:116-25.


O'Connor M, Bucknall T, Manias E. International variations in outcomes from sedation protocol research: where are we at and where do we go from here? Intensive Crit Care Nurs 2010;26:189-95.


O'Connor M, Bucknall T, Manias E. Sedation management in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: doctors' and nurses' practices and opinions. Am J Crit Care 2010;19:285-95.


Padiglione A, Aleksic E, French M, Arnott A, Wilson KM, Tippett E, Kaye M, Gray L, Ellett A, Crane M, Leslie DE, Lewin SR, Breschkin A, Birch C, Gorry PR, McPhee DA, Crowe SM. Extremely prolonged HIV seroconversion associated with an MHC haplotype carrying disease susceptibility genes for antibody deficiency disorders. Clin Immunol 2010;137:199-208.


Pellegrino VA, Davies AR. CESAR: deliverance or just the beginning? Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:75-7.


Pilcher DV, Hoffman T, Thomas C, Ernest D, Hart GK. Risk-adjusted continuous outcome monitoring with an EWMA chart: could it have detected excess mortality among intensive care patients at Bundaberg Base Hospital? Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:36-41.


Regli A, Hockings LE, Musk GC, Roberts B, Noffsinger B, Singh B, van Heerden PV. Commonly applied positive end-expiratory pressures do not prevent functional residual capacity decline in the setting of intra-abdominal hypertension: a pig model. Crit Care 2010;14:R128.


Robertson MS, Nichol AD, Higgins AM, Bailey MJ, Presneill JJ, Cooper DJ, Webb SA, McArthur C, MacIsaac CM. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the critically ill: a point prevalence survey of current practice in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units. Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:9-15.


Rosenfeld JV, Cooper DJ. What is the role for decompressive craniectomy in severe traumatic brain injury? Re: Decompressive craniectomy: Surgical control of intracranial hypertension may improve outcome. Injury 2010;41:899-900.


Sivarajan VB, Best D, Brizard CP, Shekerdemian LS, D'Udekem Y, Horton SB, Butt W. Improved outcomes of paediatric extracorporeal support associated with technology change. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2010;11:400-5.


Tuxen D, Hodgson C. Lung recruitment: who, when and how? Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:139-42.


Walker D, Lippmann J, Lawrence C, Fock A, Wodak T, Jamieson S. Provisional report on diving-related fatalities in Australian waters 2005. Diving Hyperb Med 2010;40:131-49.


Westbrook A, Pettila V, Nichol A, Bailey MJ, Syres G, Murray L, Bellomo R, Wood E, Phillips LE, Street A, French C, Orford N, Santamaria J, Cooper DJ. Transfusion practice and guidelines in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units. Intensive Care Med 2010;36:1138-46.


Zhang XT, Alomari AH, Savkin AV, Ayre PJ, Lim E, Salamonsen RF, Rosenfeldt FL, Lovell NH. In vivo validation of pulsatile flow and differential pressure estimation models in a left ventricular assist device. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010;2010:2517-20.


 

Book Chapters

Nichol A, Pettila V, Cooper DJ. Chapter 7: What is the optimal method for weaning and liberation from mechanical ventilation? In: Deutschman CS, Neligan PJ, eds. Evidence-based practice of critical care. Philadelphia: Saunders / Elsevier; 2010:37-44.



Awards

David Tuxen-ANZICS Honour Roll for lifetime contribution to Intensive Care


 

Alistair Nichol- Irish Congress of Anaesthesia- Best oral presentation


Lisen Hockings- GA Don Harrison Medal


Andrew Davies- Alfred Medical Research & Education (AMREP) Research Prize- for the article describing original research published in the Journal with the highest impact factor in 2009