Heather Cleland

Summary

Affiliation: Alfred Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Level of agreement between coding sources of percentage total body surface area burnt (%TBSA)
    Dina Watterson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    HIM J 40:21-4. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Clinical application and viability of cryopreserved cadaveric skin allografts in severe burn: a retrospective analysis
    Heather Cleland
    Skin Culture Laboratory, Victorian Adult Burns Service and Department of Surgery, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Burns 40:61-6. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Thermal burns--assessment and acute management in the general practice setting
    Heather Cleland
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 41:372-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Early coagulopathy of major burns
    Biswadev Mitra
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Injury 44:40-3. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Intravenous lidocaine for the treatment of background or procedural burn pain
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD005622. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Split-thickness skin graft donor site management: a randomized controlled trial comparing polyurethane with calcium alginate dressings
    Louise Higgins
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int Wound J 9:126-31. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia in burns patients: Risk factors and outcomes
    Patrick Mahar
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Burns 36:1228-33. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The Burns Evaluation and Mortality Study (BEAMS): predicting deaths in Australian and New Zealand burn patients admitted to intensive care with burns
    Edwina C Moore
    Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Melbourne, Australia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:298-303. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Dressings for superficial and partial thickness burns
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD002106. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant use of intravenous lidocaine for procedural burn pain relief: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Burns 37:951-7. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Level of agreement between coding sources of percentage total body surface area burnt (%TBSA)
    Dina Watterson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    HIM J 40:21-4. 2011
    ..81-1) between all sources of data, suggesting that ICD-10-AM is a valid source of %TBSA and use of ICD-10-AM codes could reduce the resource used by trauma and burns registries capturing this information...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical application and viability of cryopreserved cadaveric skin allografts in severe burn: a retrospective analysis
    Heather Cleland
    Skin Culture Laboratory, Victorian Adult Burns Service and Department of Surgery, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Burns 40:61-6. 2014
    ..Nonetheless, limitations in the understanding of the biology of these grafts have meant that their role in burns surgery continues to be controversial...
  3. ncbi request reprint Thermal burns--assessment and acute management in the general practice setting
    Heather Cleland
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 41:372-5. 2012
    ..Appropriate care of minor burns is key if complications, leading to the need for surgical intervention and increased likelihood of poor outcomes, are to be avoided...
  4. doi request reprint Early coagulopathy of major burns
    Biswadev Mitra
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Injury 44:40-3. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to review the incidence of acute coagulopathy post major burns, potential contributing factors associated with this coagulopathy and outcome of patients who developed early coagulopathy...
  5. doi request reprint Intravenous lidocaine for the treatment of background or procedural burn pain
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD005622. 2012
    ..It is proposed that newer agents such as lidocaine could be effective in reducing pain and alleviating the escalating opioid dosage requirements in patients with burn injury...
  6. doi request reprint Split-thickness skin graft donor site management: a randomized controlled trial comparing polyurethane with calcium alginate dressings
    Louise Higgins
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int Wound J 9:126-31. 2012
    ..Kaltostat® remains the dressing of choice for initial donor site dressing in this burns unit...
  7. doi request reprint Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia in burns patients: Risk factors and outcomes
    Patrick Mahar
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Burns 36:1228-33. 2010
    ..We aimed to identify the risk factors for, and outcomes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteraemia in adult burns patients...
  8. doi request reprint The Burns Evaluation and Mortality Study (BEAMS): predicting deaths in Australian and New Zealand burn patients admitted to intensive care with burns
    Edwina C Moore
    Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Melbourne, Australia
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:298-303. 2013
    ..An understanding of prognosis following burns is important. It alleviates patient and familial stress, provides a framework for better resource use, and facilitates benchmarking of performance between specialist centers...
  9. doi request reprint Dressings for superficial and partial thickness burns
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD002106. 2013
    ..Dressing selection should be based on their effects on healing, but ease of application and removal, dressing change requirements, cost and patient comfort should also be considered...
  10. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant use of intravenous lidocaine for procedural burn pain relief: a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service and School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Burns 37:951-7. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate whether intravenous lidocaine improved analgesic efficacy and decreased opioid consumption during a burn wound care procedure...
  11. doi request reprint Biobrane: a retrospective analysis of outcomes at a specialist adult burns centre
    Daniel John Hubik
    Victorian Adult Burns Service and Department of Surgery, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Burns 37:594-600. 2011
    ..Our aim was to establish whether Biobrane served as a reliable, definitive treatment option or whether further treatment and allocation of surgical and nursing resources was required after application...
  12. doi request reprint Developing the first Bi-National clinical quality registry for burns--lessons learned so far
    Dina Watterson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Burns 38:52-60. 2012
    ..As a result of the limitations identified with the registry, ANZBA collaborated with Monash University to develop the registry as a clinical quality registry [1]...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hospital management and clinical factors associated with ophthalmic involvement in Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
    Belinda W Hii
    Department of Plastic, Hand and Faciomaxillary Surgery, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Burns 40:903-8. 2014
    ..This study aimed to identify the current hospital management of, and factors associated with, ophthalmic involvement in adult TEN patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nursing the minor thermal burn wound
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service VABS at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Nurs J 13:40. 2006
  15. doi request reprint The Alfred pre-hospital fluid formula for major burns
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Burns 37:1134-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the associated change in pre-hospital fluid administration...
  16. doi request reprint Developing clinical quality indicators for a Bi-National Burn Registry
    Dina Watterson
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Burns 37:1296-308. 2011
    ..There is a dearth of standardised clinical quality indicators established for management of burns that allow quality of care to be monitored and benchmarked across Australia and New Zealand...
  17. ncbi request reprint Measuring common outcome measures and their concepts using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in adults with burn injury: a systematic review
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Burns 37:913-24. 2011
    ..The ICF has been validated as a reference tool by the World Health Organization and is a framework that incorporates physical, emotional, environmental and social aspects of daily functioning...
  18. doi request reprint A systematic review of ketamine as an analgesic agent in adult burn injuries
    Siobhan K McGuinness
    Department of Anaesthesia and Peri Operative Medicine, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pain Med 12:1551-8. 2011
    ..To assess the current literature regarding the effectiveness and side-effect profile of intravenous ketamine as a means of pain relief when compared with placebo or as an adjunct to opioid analgesia in patients exposed to burn injury...
  19. doi request reprint Candida in burns: risk factors and outcomes
    Edwina C Moore
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Burn Care Res 31:257-63. 2010
    ..The role of prophylactic antifungals is less clear, but should be strongly considered for patients colonized at multiple sites...
  20. doi request reprint Inhaled methoxyflurane for pain and anxiety relief during burn wound care procedures: an Australian case series
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaSchool of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaThe Alfred Hospital and Skin and Cancer Foundation, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaSchool of Medicine, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaDepartment of Surgery, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int Wound J 11:74-8. 2014
    ..However, there is an urgent need for larger case series and randomised controlled trials to determine its overall clinical effectiveness. ..
  21. doi request reprint Mortality and use of the auxiliary score in extensive toxic epidermal necrolysis patients admitted to an adult burns referral centre
    Patrick D Mahar
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Dermatology 227:180-5. 2013
    ..Extensive TEN with epidermal detachment >30% of the total body surface area has been associated with a high mortality...
  22. ncbi request reprint Microbiology of wildfire victims differs significantly from routine burns patients: data from an Australian wildfire disaster
    Norelle L Sherry
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Burns 39:331-4. 2013
    ..We suggest that an alternative regimen of oxacillin/nafcillin/flucloxacillin plus gentamicin (or a fluoroquinolone if renal impairment present) may be more appropriate for burn wound prophylaxis in this complex group of patients...
  23. doi request reprint The epidemiology of burn injuries in an Australian setting, 2000-2006
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burns Service and School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Burns 35:1124-32. 2009
    ..To describe presentation characteristics of burn leading to death or hospital treatment (i.e. inpatient admissions and emergency department [ED] presentations) across the state of Victoria, Australia, for the years 2000-2006 inclusive...
  24. ncbi request reprint 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
    Edwina C Moore
    The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    J Crit Care 29:594-8. 2014
    ..35; 95% confidence interval, 1.38-4.01; P = .002). Our study conclusively shows worse outcomes for women with burns admitted to ICUs in Australia and New Zealand. Further research is required to determine why this is happening. ..
  25. doi request reprint Outcomes of a shoulder treatment flowchart in patients with axillary burns
    Darren C Webb
    Department of Physiotherapy, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Burn Care Res 32:224-30. 2011
    ..There were no differences in functional outcomes at 12 weeks postdischarge. Use of a shoulder treatment pathway was associated with good shoulder ROM and functional capacity in patients at high and low risk of axillary contracture...
  26. doi request reprint Interventions for reducing wrong-site surgery and invasive procedures
    Patrick Mahar
    School ofMedicine, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD009404. 2012
    ..Risk factors contributing to wrong-site surgery are variable and complex. The introduction of organisational and professional clinical strategies may have a role in minimising wrong-site surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors affecting mortality in elderly burn patients admitted to a burns service
    Patrick Mahar
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Prahran 3004, Australia
    Burns 34:629-36. 2008
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to provide basic probabilistic predictors of mortality to assist in determining appropriate therapeutic aggression in elderly burns population...
  28. ncbi request reprint How relevant and useful is the Cochrane Library as a resource for evidence in burn care, practice, and management?
    Jason Wasiak
    Victorian Adult Burn Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Burn Care Res 27:386-93. 2006
    ..Increased burn clinician involvement in the Cochrane Library would help to increase the number of reviews conducted on questions relevant to burns care and would enhance the value of this evidence based medicine resource...
  29. doi request reprint Liquefied petroleum gas cold burn sustained while refueling a car
    Bronwyn Scarr
    The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 22:82-4. 2010
    ..Immediate management of LPG is extrapolated from the management of frostbite. The increasing use of LPG mandates an awareness of prevention strategies and management principles in the setting of adverse events...
  30. ncbi request reprint Temporal expression of activin in acute burn wounds--from inflammatory cells to fibroblasts
    Catriona A McLean
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Burns 34:50-5. 2008
    ..Modulation of activin expression and actions may, therefore, be a target for the management of burns...
  31. ncbi request reprint Trauma centre experience: flap reconstruction of traumatic lower limb injuries
    Cheng H Lo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 77:690-4. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint Burn care in Australia
    Heather Cleland
    Victorian Adult Burns Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:768. 2006