Andrew R Davies
Affiliation: Alfred Hospital
- Randomized comparison of nasojejunal and nasogastric feeding in critically ill patientsAndrew R Davies
Department of Intensive Care, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Crit Care Med 30:586-90. 2002..Nasojejunal feeding may decrease the severity of this complication. The aim of this study was to determine whether nasojejunal feeding improved tolerance of enteral nutrition by reducing gastric residual volumes...
- Practicalities of nutrition support in the intensive care unitAndrew R Davies
Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, 3004 Victoria, Australia
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 10:284-90. 2007..This review will focus on various aspects of these recommendations, concentrating on the practicalities of nutrition support in the intensive care unit, such as its optimal mode and composition...
- Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Acute Respiratory Distress SyndromeAndrew Davies
FRACP, FJFICM, Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
JAMA 302:1888-95. 2009..It caused an epidemic of critical illness and some patients developed severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and were treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)...
- A multicenter, randomized controlled trial comparing early nasojejunal with nasogastric nutrition in critical illnessAndrew R Davies
Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Crit Care Med 40:2342-8. 2012..We hypothesized that early nasojejunal nutrition would improve the delivery of enteral nutrition...
- Relative hyperlactatemia and hospital mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective multi-centre studyAlistair D Nichol
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital Campus, 75 Commercial Road, Prahran, VIC 31821, Australia
Crit Care 14:R25. 2010..We tested the hypothesis that relative hyperlactatemia is independently associated with an increased risk of hospital death...
- Practicalities of nutrition support in the intensive care unit: the usefulness of gastric residual volume and prokinetic agents with enteral nutritionEmma J Ridley
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Nutrition 27:509-12. 2011..This review investigates current practice and considers the literature on assessment of enteral tolerance and optimization of enteral nutrition in the critically ill...
- Nutritional therapy in patients with acute pancreatitis requiring critical care unit management: a prospective observational study in Australia and New ZealandAndrew R Davies
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash University, and the Department of Intensive Care, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Crit Care Med 39:462-8. 2011....
- Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus in patients with traumatic brain injury: a prospective observational studyAdrian J Praeger
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Crit Care Resusc 14:10-3. 2012..A high rate of DVT was reported before routine thromboprophylaxis, but the current DVT rate in TBI patients receiving best-practice mechanical and pharmacological prophylaxis is unknown...
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe ARDS in pregnant and postpartum women during the 2009 H1N1 pandemicPriya Nair
Department of Intensive Care, Intensive Care Unit, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, NSW, 2010, Australia
Intensive Care Med 37:648-54. 2011....
- A randomised controlled trial of an open lung strategy with staircase recruitment, titrated PEEP and targeted low airway pressures in patients with acute respiratory distress syndromeCarol L Hodgson
Intensive Care Unit, The Alfred, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3181, Australia
Crit Care 15:R133. 2011..This study examines the effectiveness and safety of a novel open lung strategy, which includes permissive hypercapnia, staircase recruitment manoeuvres (SRM) and low airway pressure with PEEP titration...
- Prospective randomized controlled trial of operative rib fixation in traumatic flail chestSilvana F Marasco
CJOB Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Department of Surgery, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
J Am Coll Surg 216:924-32. 2013..Longer-term sequelae of pain, deformity, and physical restriction are well described. This study investigated the impact of operative fixation in these patients...
- Nutritional support in adult patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenationGeorge Lukas
Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
Crit Care Resusc 12:230-4. 2010..Patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) are some of the most critically ill in the intensive care unit. In such patients, malnutrition is associated with increased morbidity and mortality...
- Establishment of enteral nutrition: prokinetic agents and small bowel feeding tubesAndrew R Davies
Intensive Care Unit, The Alfred, and Intensive Care Unit, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
Curr Opin Crit Care 10:156-61. 2004....
- Periprocedural cessation of nutrition in the intensive care unit: opportunities for improvementRoeland H A Passier
Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Intensive Care Med 39:1221-6. 2013..Delivery of enteral nutrition (EN) to ICU patients is commonly interrupted for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. We investigated this practice in a cohort of trauma and surgical ICU patients...
- Single-centre experience of donation after cardiac deathTim G Coulson
Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
Med J Aust 197:166-9. 2012....
- Decompressive craniectomy in diffuse traumatic brain injuryD James Cooper
Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
N Engl J Med 364:1493-502. 2011..It is unclear whether decompressive craniectomy improves the functional outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury and refractory raised intracranial pressure...
- Predictors of independent lung ventilation: an analysis of 170 single-lung transplantationsDavid V Pilcher
Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1071-7. 2007..We evaluated preoperative and immediate postoperative factors to predict the need for independent lung ventilation...
- Is cardiopulmonary exercise testing a useful test before esophagectomy?Matthew J Forshaw
Department of General Surgery, St Thomas Hospital, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
Ann Thorac Surg 85:294-9. 2008..Cardiopulmonary exercise (CPX) testing may identify patients at high risk of postoperative cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality. This study aims to assess the utility of CPX testing before esophagectomy...