Articles, Editorials, Letters and Reviews

Adnan S, Ratnam S, Kumar S, Paterson D, Lipman J, Roberts J, Udy AA. Select critically ill patients at risk of augmented renal clearance: experience in a Malaysian intensive care unit. Anaesth Intensive Care 2014;42:715-22.

Andrew E, Nehme Z, Lijovic M, Bernard S, Smith K. Outcomes following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with an initial cardiac rhythm of asystole or pulseless electrical activity in Victoria, Australia. Resuscitation 2014;85:1633-9.

Aubron C, Bailey M, Cooper DJ. There is a better way to address the impact of age of blood in trauma patients. Injury 2014;45:2114-5.

Aubron C, Bailey M, McQuilten Z, Pilcher D, Hegarty C, Martinelli A, Magrin G, Irving D, Cooper DJ, Bellomo R. Duration of red blood cells storage and outcome in critically ill patients. J Crit Care 2014;29:476 e1-8.

Aubron C, Reade MC, Fraser JF, Cooper DJ. Efficacy and safety of fibrinogen concentrate in trauma patients-a systematic review. J Crit Care 2014;29:471 e11- e17.

Bakouri MA, Salamonsen RF, Savkin AV, AlOmari AH, Lim E, Lovell NH. A sliding mode-based starling-like controller for implantable rotary blood pumps. Artif Organs 2014;38:587-93.

Barber EA, Everard T, Holland AE, Tipping C, Bradley SJ, Hodgson CL. Barriers and facilitators to early mobilisation in Intensive Care: A qualitative study. Aust Crit Care 2014; epub.

Bellomo R, Cass A, Cole L, Finfer S, Gallagher M, Kim I, Lee J, Lo S, McArthur C, McGuiness S, Norton R, Myburgh J, Scheinkestel C. The relationship between hypophosphataemia and outcomes during low-intensity and high-intensity continuous renal replacement therapy. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:34-41. See Full Article

Bellomo R, Cass A, Cole L, Finfer S, Gallagher M, Lee J, Lo S, McArthur C, McGuiness S, Myburgh J, Norton R, Scheinkestel C. Calorie intake and patient outcomes in severe acute kidney injury: findings from The Randomized Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level of Replacement Therapy (RENAL) study trial. Crit Care 2014;18:R45.

Bellomo R, Cass A, Cole L, Finfer S, Gallagher M, Lee J, Lo S, McArthur C, McGuinness S, Norton R, Myburgh J, Scheinkestel C. Daily Protein Intake and Patient Outcomes in Severe Acute Kidney Injury: Findings of the Randomized Evaluation of Normal versus Augmented Level of Replacement Therapy (RENAL) Trial. Blood Purif 2014;37:325-34.

Bernard S. Inducing hypothermia after out of hospital cardiac arrest. BMJ 2014;348:g2735.

Bihari S, Peake SL, Bailey M, Pilcher D, Prakash S, Bersten A. Admission high serum sodium is not associated with increased intensive care unit mortality risk in respiratory patients. J Crit Care 2014;29:948-54.

Bortone L, Bertolizio G, Engelhardt T, Frawley G, Somaini M, Ingelmo PM. The effect of fentanyl and clonidine on early postoperative negative behavior in children: a double-blind placebo controlled trial. Paediatr Anaesth 2014;24:614-9.

Brain MJ, Roodenburg OS, Adams N, McCracken P, Hockings L, Musgrave S, Butt W, Scheinkestel C. Randomised trial of software algorithm driven regional citrate anticoagulation versus heparin in continuous renal replacement therapy: the Filter Life in Renal Replacement Therapy pilot trial. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:131-7.

Braun L, Rosenfeldt F, Spitzer O, Hose L, Stanguts C, Levkovich B, Bailey M. Preoperative plasma zinc deficiency common in cardiac surgery patients but does not affect clinical outcomes in the intensive care unit. J Altern Complement Med 2014;20:A70.

Braun LA, Spitzer O, Levkovich B, Bailey M, Stanguts C, Hose L, Rosenfeldt F. Prevalence of vitamin d deficiency prior to cardiothoracic surgery. Heart Lung Circ 2014;23:978-80.

Bray JE, Bernard S, Cantwell K, Stephenson M, Smith K. The association between systolic blood pressure on arrival at hospital and outcome in adults surviving from out-of-hospital cardiac arrests of presumed cardiac aetiology. Resuscitation 2014;85:509-15. See Full Article

Burdeu G, Currey J, Pilcher D. Idle central venous catheter-days pose infection risk for patients after discharge from intensive care. Am J Infect Control 2014;42:453-5.

Butt WW. What Is My Child's Outcome? A Simple Question With a Complex Answer*. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2014;15:775-6.

Calthorpe S, Barber EA, Holland AE, Kimmel L, Webb MJ, Hodgson C, Gruen RL. An intensive physiotherapy program improves mobility for trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2014;76:101-6.

Combes A, Brodie D, Bartlett R, Brochard L, Brower R, Conrad S, De Backer D, Fan E, Ferguson N, Fortenberry J, Fraser J, Gattinoni L, Lynch W, MacLaren G, Mercat A, Mueller T, Ogino M, Peek G, Pellegrino V, Pesenti A, Ranieri M, Slutsky A, Vuylsteke A, International EN. Position paper for the organization of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation programs for acute respiratory failure in adult patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014;190:488-96.

Considine J, Charlesworth D, Currey J. Characteristics and outcomes of patients requiring rapid response system activation within hours of emergency admission. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:184-9.

Considine J, Currey J, Payne R, Williamson S. Participant evaluation of team-based learning using one-off teams in a hospital setting. Australas Emerg Nurs J 2014;17:68-76.

Coulson TG, Bailey M, Reid CM, Tran L, Mullany DV, Smith JA, Pilcher D. Acute Risk Change for Cardiothoracic Admissions to Intensive Care (ARCTIC index): A new measure of quality in cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014;148:3076-81 e1.

Crosswell A, Brain MJ, Roodenburg O. Vascular access site influences circuit life in continuous renal replacement therapy. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:127-30.

Crowther M, Cook D, Guyatt G, Zytaruk N, McDonald E, Williamson D, Albert M, Dodek P, Finfer S, Vallance S, Heels-Ansdell D, McIntyre L, Mehta S, Lamontagne F, Muscedere J, Jacka M, Lesur O, Kutsiogiannis J, Friedrich J, Klinger JR, Qushmaq I, Burry L, Khwaja K, Sheppard JA, Warkentin TE, Protect collaborators tCCCTG, the A, New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials G. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in the critically ill: Interpreting the 4Ts test in a randomized trial. J Crit Care 2014;29:470 e7- e15.

Currey J, Considine J, Allen J. Learner perceptions and reflections after simulation-based advanced life support training. Aust Crit Care 2014;27:103-5.

De Waele JJ, Lipman J, Akova M, Bassetti M, Dimopoulos G, Kaukonen M, Koulenti D, Martin C, Montravers P, Rello J, Rhodes A, Udy AA, Starr T, Wallis SC, Roberts JA. Risk factors for target non-attainment during empirical treatment with beta-lactam antibiotics in critically ill patients. Intensive Care Med 2014;40:1340-51.

Deane AM, Dhaliwal R, Day A, Ridley EJ, Davies AR, Heyland DK. Authors' response. Crit Care 2014;18:450.

Douglas J, Delpachitra P, Paul E, McGain F, Pilcher D. Non-English speaking is a predictor of survival after admission to intensive care. J Crit Care 2014;29:769-74.

Driscoll A, Currey J, Allen JA, George M, Davidson PM. New cardiac models of care reduce patient access to specialist nurses: a Victorian cross-sectional pilot study. Aust Crit Care 2014;27:17-27.

Duke GJ, Pilcher DV, Shann F, Santamaria JD, Oberender F, Bailey MJ. ANZROD, COPE 4 and PIM 3: caveat emptor. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:155-7.

Dyson K, Bray J, Smith K, Bernard S, Finn J. A systematic review of the effect of emergency medical service practitioners' experience and exposure to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on patient survival and procedural performance. Resuscitation 2014;85:1134-41.

Evans J, Syddall S, Butt W, Kinney S. Comparison of open and closed suction on safety, efficacy and nursing time in a paediatric intensive care unit. Aust Crit Care 2014;27:70-4; quiz 5-6.

Fowler RA, Mittmann N, Geerts W, Heels-Ansdell D, Gould MK, Guyatt G, Krahn M, Finfer S, Pinto R, Chan B, Ormanidhi O, Arabi Y, Qushmaq I, Rocha MG, Dodek P, McIntyre L, Hall R, Ferguson ND, Mehta S, Marshall JC, Doig CJ, Muscedere J, Jacka MJ, Klinger JR, Vlahakis N, Orford N, Seppelt I, Skrobik YK, Sud S, Cade JF, Cooper J, Cook D, Canadian Critical Care Trials G, Australia, New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials G. Cost-effectiveness of dalteparin vs unfractionated heparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in critically ill patients. JAMA 2014;312:2135-45.

Frawley G, Shand J, Heggie A. Rebuttal to Breugem et al.'s comment on Anesthetic implications of infants with mandibular hypoplasia treated with mandibular distraction osteogenesis. Paediatr Anaesth 2014;24:228-9.

Gaddum NR, Stevens M, Lim E, Fraser J, Lovell N, Mason D, Timms D, Salamonsen R. Starling-like flow control of a left ventricular assist device: in vitro validation. Artif Organs 2014;38:E46-56. See Full Article

Gantner D, Farley K, Bailey M, Huckson S, Hicks P, Pilcher D. Mortality related to after-hours discharge from intensive care in Australia and New Zealand, 2005-2012. Intensive Care Med 2014;40:1528-35.

Gantner D, Moore EM, Cooper DJ. Intravenous fluids in traumatic brain injury: what's the solution? Curr Opin Crit Care 2014;20:385-9.

Gupta P, McDonald R, Goyal S, Gossett JM, Imamura M, Agarwal A, Butt W, Bhutta AT. Extubation failure in infants with shunt-dependent pulmonary blood flow and univentricular physiology. Cardiol Young 2014;24:64-72.

Hastings J, Krepska A, Roodenburg O. The metabolic and endocrine response to trauma. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2014;15:432-5.

Hodgson C, Needham D, Haines K, Bailey M, Ward A, Harrold M, Young P, Zanni J, Buhr H, Higgins A, Presneill J, Berney S. Feasibility and inter-rater reliability of the ICU Mobility Scale. Heart Lung 2014;43:19-24.

Hodgson CL, Stiller K, Needham DM, Tipping CJ, Harrold M, Baldwin CE, Bradley S, Berney S, Caruana LR, Elliott D, Green M, Haines K, Higgins AM, Kaukonen KM, Leditschke I, Nickels MR, Paratz J, Patman S, Skinner EH, Young PJ, Zanni JM, Denehy L, Webb SA. Expert consensus and recommendations on safety criteria for active mobilization of mechanically ventilated critically ill adults. Crit Care 2014;18:658.

Huet O, Chin-Dusting JP. Septic shock: desperately seeking treatment. Clin Sci (Lond) 2014;126:31-9.

Huet O, de Haan JB. The ethical dimension in published animal research in critical care: the dark side of our moon. Crit Care 2014;18:120.

Jamal JA, Mat-Nor MB, Mohamad-Nor FS, Udy AA, Lipman J, Roberts JA. A national survey of renal replacement therapy prescribing practice for acute kidney injury in Malaysian intensive care units. Nephrology (Carlton) 2014;19:507-12.

Jamal JA, Udy AA, Lipman J, Roberts JA. The impact of variation in renal replacement therapy settings on piperacillin, meropenem, and vancomycin drug clearance in the critically ill: an analysis of published literature and dosing regimens*. Crit Care Med 2014;42:1640-50.

Jennings PA, Cameron P, Bernard S, Walker T, Jolley D, Fitzgerald M, Masci K. Long-term pain prevalence and health-related quality of life outcomes for patients enrolled in a ketamine versus morphine for prehospital traumatic pain randomised controlled trial. Emerg Med J 2014;31:840-3.

Katz T, Wasiak J, Cleland H, Padiglione A. Incidence of non-candidal fungal infections in severe burn injury: An Australian perspective. Burns 2014;40:881-6.

Kaukonen M, Bailey M, Ady B, Aubron C, French C, Gantner D, Irving D, Murray L, Nichol A, Pettila V, McQuilten Z, Cooper DJ. A randomised controlled trial of standard transfusion versus fresher red blood cell use in intensive care (TRANSFUSE): protocol and statistical analysis plan. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:255-61. See Full Article

Kaukonen KM, Bailey M, Pilcher D, Orford N, Bellomo R, Australian, New Zealand Intensive Care Society Centre for O, Resource E. Choosing the correct metrics for glucose control. Authors' reply. Crit Care 2014;18:414.

Kaukonen KM, Bailey M, Suzuki S, Pilcher D, Bellomo R. Mortality related to severe sepsis and septic shock among critically ill patients in Australia and New Zealand, 2000-2012. JAMA 2014;311:1308-16. See Full Article

King SJ, Nyulasi IB, Bailey M, Kotsimbos T, Wilson JW. Loss of fat-free mass over four years in adult cystic fibrosis is associated with high serum interleukin-6 levels but not tumour necrosis factor-alpha. Clin Nutr 2014;33:150-5.

Klintworth G, Stafford J, O'Connor M, Leong T, Hamley L, Watson K, Kennon J, Bass P, Cheng AC, Worth LJ. Beyond the intensive care unit bundle: Implementation of a successful hospital-wide initiative to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections. Am J Infect Control 2014;42:685-7.

Lees D, Frawley G, Taghavi K, Mirjalili SA. A review of the surface and internal anatomy of the caudal canal in children. Paediatr Anaesth 2014;24:799-805.

Lijovic M, Bernard S, Nehme Z, Walker T, Smith K. Public access defibrillation—Results from the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry.. Resuscitation 2014; 85(12):1739-44.

Litton E, Eastwood GM, Bellomo R, Beasley R, Bailey MJ, Forbes AB, Gattas DJ, Pilcher DV, Webb SA, McGuinness SP, Saxena MK, McArthur CJ, Young PJ. A multicentre feasibility study evaluating stress ulcer prophylaxis using hospital-based registry data. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:158-63.

Loon K, Wilkins S, Oliva K, Carne P, Fock A, Frawley G, Polglase A, McMurrick P. Hyperbaric oxygen for anastomotic complications following low anterior resection: a report of five cases. Int J Colorectal Dis 2014;29:1579-81.

Lou S, MacLaren G, Best D, Delzoppo C, Butt W. Hemolysis in pediatric patients receiving centrifugal-pump extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes. Crit Care Med 2014;42:1213-20.

Maclaren G, Butt W, Peek G, Lynch WR, Bartlett RH. Mistaking complications of critical illness for those of critical care. Crit Care Med 2014;42:e173-4

Maclaren G, d'Udekem Y, Butt W. Not off the assembly line but properly tailored: customizing cannulation for extracorporeal life support*. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2014;15:375-7.

MacLaren G, Lou S, Butt W. The authors reply. Crit Care Med 2014;42:e679-80.

Mahar PD, Wasiak J, Cleland H, Paul E, Gin D, Watters DA, Marsh P, Padiglione AA. Secondary bacterial infection and empirical antibiotic use in toxic epidermal necrolysis patients. J Burn Care Res 2014;35:518-24.

Marasco SF, Stornebrink RK, Murphy DA, Bergin PJ, Lo C, McGiffin DC. Long-term right ventricular support with a centrifugal ventricular assist device placed in the right atrium. J Card Surg 2014;29:839-42.

Mitra B, Cameron PA, Fitzgerald MC, Bernard S, Moloney J, Varma D, Tran H, Keogh M. "After-hours" staffing of trauma centres and outcomes among patients presenting with acute traumatic coagulopathy. Med J Aust 2014;201:588-91. See Full Article

Mitra B, Gabbe BJ, Kaukonen KM, Olaussen A, Cooper DJ, Cameron PA. Long-term outcomes of patients receiving a massive transfusion after trauma. Shock 2014;42:307-12.

Mitra B, Mazur S, Cameron PA, Bernard S, Burns B, Smith A, Rashford S, Fitzgerald M, Smith K, Gruen RL. Tranexamic acid for trauma: Filling the 'GAP' in evidence. Emerg Med Australas 2014;26:194-7.

Montgomery AB, Vallance S, Abuan T, Tservistas M, Davies A. A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Dose-Escalation Phase 1 Study of Aerosolized Amikacin and Fosfomycin Delivered via the PARI Investigational eFlow Inline Nebulizer System in Mechanically Ventilated Patients.J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv 2014; 27(6):441-8.

Moore EC, Pilcher D, Bailey M, Cleland H. Women are more than twice as likely to die from burns as men in Australia and New Zealand: An unexpected finding of the Burns Evaluation And Mortality (BEAM) Study. J Crit Care 2014;29:594-8.

Nanayakkara S, Weiss H, Bailey M, van Lint A, Cameron P, Pilcher D. Admission time to hospital: a varying standard for a critical definition for admissions to an intensive care unit from the emergency department. Aust Health Rev 2014;38:575-9.

Nehme Z, Andrew E, Bernard S, Smith K. The impact of partial resuscitation attempts on the reported outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Victoria, Australia: implications for Utstein-style outcome reports. Resuscitation 2014;85:1185-91.

Nehme Z, Andrew E, Cameron P, Bray JE, Meredith IT, Bernard S, Smith K. Direction of first bystander call for help is associated with outcome from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2014;85:42-8.

Nehme Z, Andrew E, Cameron PA, Bray JE, Bernard SA, Meredith IT, Smith K. Population density predicts outcome from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Victoria, Australia. Med J Aust 2014;200:471-5. See Full Article

Nickson CP, Cadogan MD. Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM) for the emergency physician. Emerg Med Australas. 2014 Feb;26(1):76-83.

Olaussen A, Shepherd M, Nehme Z, Smith K, Bernard S, Mitra B. Return of consciousness during ongoing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A systematic review. Resuscitation 2014;86C:44-8.

Oldland E, Driscoll A, Currey J. High complexity chronic heart failure management programmes: Programme characteristics and 12 month patient outcomes. . Collegian 2014; 21(4):319-26.

Ooi HL, Ng SC, Lim E, Salamonsen RF, Avolio AP, Lovell NH. Robust aortic valve non-opening detection for different cardiac conditions. Artif Organs 2014;38:E57-67. See Full Article

Orford N, Cattigan C, Brennan SL, Kotowicz M, Pasco J, Cooper DJ. The association between critical illness and changes in bone turnover in adults: a systematic review. Osteoporos Int 2014;25:2335-46.

Orosz J, Bailey M, Bohensky M, Gold M, Zalstein S, Pilcher D. Deteriorating patients managed with end-of-life care following Medical Emergency Team calls. Intern Med J 2014;44:246-54. See Full Article

Ou R, Lim YW, Choong JW, Esmore DS, Salamonsen RF, McLean C, Forbes J, Bailey M, Rosenfeldt FL. Low-flow hypothermic crystalloid perfusion is superior to cold storage during prolonged heart preservation. Transplant Proc 2014;46:3309-13.

Peake SL, Davies AR, Deane AM, Lange K, Moran JL, O'Connor SN, Ridley EJ, Williams PJ, Chapman MJ. Use of a concentrated enteral nutrition solution to increase calorie delivery to critically ill patients: a randomized, double-blind, clinical trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2014;100:616-25.

Peake SL, Delaney A, Bailey M, Bellomo R, Cameron PA, Cooper DJ, Higgins AM, Holdgate A, Howe BD, Webb SA, Williams P. Goal-directed resuscitation for patients with early septic shock. N Engl J Med 2014;371:1496-506.

Pellegrino V, Hockings LE, Davies A. Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for adult cardiovascular failure. Curr Opin Crit Care 2014;20:484-92.

Philpot SJ. Informed consent for procedures in the intensive care unit: ethical and practical considerations. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:237-8.

Pilcher D, Hicks P, Huckson S. Intensive Care Registries in Australia & New Zealand. ICU Management 2014;14:44-7.

Pilcher D, Paul E, Bailey M, Huckson S. The Australian and New Zealand Risk of Death (ANZROD) model: getting mortality prediction right for intensive care units. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:3-4. See Full Article

Presneill J, Little L, Nichol A, French C, Cooper DJ, Haddad S, Duranteau J, Huet O, Skrifvars M, Arabi Y, Bellomo R. Statistical analysis plan for the Erythropoietin in Traumatic Brain Injury trial: a randomised controlled trial of erythropoietin versus placebo in moderate and severe traumatic brain injury. Trials 2014;15:501.

Roberts JA, Udy AA, Bulitta JB, Stuart J, Jarrett P, Starr T, Lassig-Smith M, Roberts NA, Dunlop R, Hayashi Y, Wallis SC, Lipman J. Doripenem population pharmacokinetics and dosing requirements for critically ill patients receiving continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration. J Antimicrob Chemother 2014;69:2508-16.

Roodenburg B, Roodenburg O. Chest trauma. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2014;15:411-4.

Rubino A, Vuylsteke A, Jenkins DP, Fowles JA, Hockings L, Valchanov K. Direct complications of the Avalon bicaval dual-lumen cannula in respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO): Single-center experience. Int J Artif Organs 2014;37:741-7.

Schmidt M, Bailey M, Kelly J, Hodgson C, Cooper DJ, Scheinkestel C, Pellegrino V, Bellomo R, Pilcher D. Impact of fluid balance on outcome of adult patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Intensive Care Med 2014;40:1256-66.

Schmidt M, Bailey M, Sheldrake J, Hodgson C, Aubron C, Rycus PT, Scheinkestel C, Cooper DJ, Brodie D, Pellegrino V, Combes A, Pilcher D. Predicting Survival after Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Severe Acute Respiratory Failure. The Respiratory Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Survival Prediction (RESP) Score. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014;189:1374-82.

Schmidt M, Combes A, Pilcher D. What's new with survival prediction models in acute respiratory failure patients requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Intensive Care Med 2014;40:1155-8.

Schmidt M, Pellegrino V, Combes A, Scheinkestel C, Cooper DJ, Hodgson C. Mechanical ventilation during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Crit Care 2014;18:203.See Full Artcle

Schmidt M, Pilcher D. Mortality prediction models in acute respiratory failure treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: it must be firstly designed for clinicians and beside use. Crit Care 2014;18:445.

Schmidt M, Pilcher D. Reply: the respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation survival prediction score: several potential roles in our bedside practice in intensive care. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014;190:963.

Seifman MA, Gomes K, Nguyen PN, Bailey M, Rosenfeld JV, Cooper DJ, Morganti-Kossmann MC. Measurement of serum melatonin in intensive care unit patients: changes in traumatic brain injury, trauma, and medical conditions. Front Neurol 2014; 5:237.See Full Article

Smith K, Bernard S. Quality of life after cardiac arrest: how and when to assess outcomes after hospital discharge? Resuscitation 2014;85:1127-8.

Spiegel R, Johnston M, Ercleve T, Nickson CP. Dispatches from the free open access meducation frontier. Emerg Med Australas. 2014 Apr;26(2):100-3. 

Spiegel R, Johnston M, Ercleve T, Nickson CP. smaccGOLD and the rise of the Synthetics. Emerg Med Australas. 2014 Jun;26(3):219-22.

Spiegel R, Johnston M, Ercleve T, Nickson CP. The dry season is coming. Emerg Med Australas 2014;26:426-9.

Spiegel R, Johnston M, Ercleve T, Nickson CP. The loneliest doctor. Emerg Med Australas 2014;26:323-5.

Spiegel RJ, Nickson CP, Radecki RP. Fibrinolysis for intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med. 2014 Aug 7;371(6):581. 

Straney LD, Bray JE, Finn J, Bernard S, Pilcher D. Trends in intensive care unit cardiac arrest admissions and mortality in Australia and New Zealand. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:104-11.

Strange JA, Pilcher D. Management of pulmonary embolism. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2014;15:72-7.

Stub D, Nehme Z, Bernard S, Lijovic M, Kaye DM, Smith K. Exploring which patients without return of spontaneous circulation following ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest should be transported to hospital? Resuscitation 2014;85:326-31.

Sutton AD, Bailey M, Bellomo R, Eastwood GM, Pilcher DV. The association between early arterial oxygenation in the ICU and mortality following cardiac surgery. Anaesth Intensive Care 2014;42:730-5. See Full Article

Tachon G, Harrois A, Tanaka S, Kato H, Huet O, Pottecher J, Vicaut E, Duranteau J. Microcirculatory alterations in traumatic hemorrhagic shock*. Crit Care Med 2014;42:1433-41.

Talekar CR, Udy AA, Boots RJ, Lipman J, Cook D. Tracheal cuff pressure monitoring in the ICU: a literature review and survey of current practice in Queensland. Anaesth Intensive Care 2014;42:761-70.

Tan JL, McClure J, Hennington L, Padiglione A, Cleland H, Ahn TB, Fedi M. The heat is on: a case of hyperthermia-induced posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). Neurol Sci 2014;35:127-30.

Tikellis C, Pickering RJ, Tsorotes D, Huet O, Cooper ME, Jandeleit-Dahm K, Thomas MC. Dicarbonyl stress in the absence of hyperglycemia increases endothelial inflammation and atherogenesis similar to that observed in diabetes. Diabetes 2014;63:3915-25.

Trainor D, McClure J. Critical care management of inhalational injury and severe burns. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2014;15:415-9.

Turner A, Shann F, Delzoppo C, Henning R, Slater A, Beca J, Erickson S, Butt W. A multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of aminophylline for bronchiolitis in infants admitted to intensive care. Crit Care Resusc 2014;16:220-4.

Udy AA, Baptista JP, Lim NL, Joynt GM, Jarrett P, Wockner L, Boots RJ, Lipman J. Augmented renal clearance in the ICU: results of a multicenter observational study of renal function in critically ill patients with normal plasma creatinine concentrations*. Crit Care Med 2014;42:520-7.

Udy AA, Joynt GM, Lipman J. The authors reply. Crit Care Med 2014;42:e675-6.

Udy AA, Jarrett P, Stuart J, Lassig-Smith M, Starr T, Dunlop R, Wallis SC, Roberts JA, Lipman J. Determining the mechanisms underlying augmented renal drug clearance in the critically ill: use of exogenous marker compounds. Crit Care 2014;18:657. See Full Article

Udy AA, Baptista JP, Lim NL, Joynt GM, Jarrett P, Boots RJ, Lipman J. The authors reply – Augmented Renal Clearance in Critically Ill: Advantage or Threat. Crit Care Med 2014;42:e602-3.

Ukor IF, Hockings LE. Ischaemic cardiogenic shock (Review). Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2014;15:68-71. See Full Article

Yong MS, d'Udekem Y, Robertson CF, Butt W, Brizard CP, Konstantinov IE. Tracheal repair in children: reduction of mortality with advent of slide tracheoplasty. ANZ J Surg 2014;84:748-54.


Young P, Bailey M, Bellomo R, Bernard S, Dicker B, Freebairn R, Henderson S, Mackle D, McArthur C, McGuinness S, Smith T, Swain A, Weatherall M, Beasley R. HyperOxic Therapy OR NormOxic Therapy after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (HOT OR NOT): A randomised controlled feasibility trial. Resuscitation 2014;85:1686-91.


Book Chapters

Cooper DJ, Higgins AM, Nichol A. Chapter 19: Lactic acidosis. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 7th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier; 2014:158-64.

Davies AR, Pilcher DV. Chapter 34: Pulmonary embolism. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 7th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier; 2014:392-400.

McGloughlin S, Padiglione AA. Chapter 67: Host defence mechanisms and immunodeficiency disorders. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 7th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier; 2014:703-9.

Naughton MT, Tuxen DV. Chapter 30: Acute respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 7th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier; 2014:354-63.

Padiglione AA, McGloughlin S. Chapter 68: HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 7th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier; 2014:710-5.

Pellegrino V. Chapter 41: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 7th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier; 2014:472-86.

Tuxen DV, Naughton MT. Chapter 35: Acute severe asthma. In: Bersten AD, Soni N, eds. Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. 7th ed. UK: Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier; 2014:401-13.