Biswadev Mitra

Summary

Affiliation: Alfred Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Children or young adults? A population-based study on adolescent head injury
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:343-50. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Tram-related trauma in Melbourne, Victoria
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 22:337-42. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Massive blood transfusions post trauma in the elderly compared to younger patients
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Australia Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Australia Electronic address
    Injury 45:1296-300. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The utility of a shock index ≥ 1 as an indication for pre-hospital oxygen carrier administration in major trauma
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Transfusion Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia National Trauma Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Injury 45:61-5. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint O come, all ye faithful: a study on church syncope
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:807-10. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Case for mandatory reporting of 'body packers'
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:670-2. 2012
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of point-of-care international normalised ratio measurement versus plasma international normalised ratio for acute traumatic coagulopathy
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre Pathology Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:363-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Recombinant factor VIIa in trauma patients with the 'triad of death'
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Injury 43:1409-14. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Trauma patients with the 'triad of death'
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Emerg Med J 29:622-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Children or young adults? A population-based study on adolescent head injury
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:343-50. 2006
    ..The aim was to study the epidemiology of significant adolescent head injury in a statewide population...
  2. doi request reprint Tram-related trauma in Melbourne, Victoria
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 22:337-42. 2010
    ..To establish the incidence and pattern of injuries in patients presenting to hospital with tram-related injuries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Massive blood transfusions post trauma in the elderly compared to younger patients
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Australia Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Australia Electronic address
    Injury 45:1296-300. 2014
    ..Among patients who received a massive transfusion post trauma, we aimed to investigate mortality at hospital discharge of patients ≥65 years old and explore variables associated with poor outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint The utility of a shock index ≥ 1 as an indication for pre-hospital oxygen carrier administration in major trauma
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Transfusion Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia National Trauma Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Injury 45:61-5. 2014
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  5. ncbi request reprint O come, all ye faithful: a study on church syncope
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 199:807-10. 2013
    ..To determine the incidence of patients presenting to a major metropolitan hospital after experiencing syncope at church, and to compare their outcomes with those of patients experiencing syncope at other locations...
  6. doi request reprint Case for mandatory reporting of 'body packers'
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:670-2. 2012
    ..The conflicts between patient confidentiality versus statutory exceptions to confidentiality along with case law regarding this scenario are discussed...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of point-of-care international normalised ratio measurement versus plasma international normalised ratio for acute traumatic coagulopathy
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre Pathology Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:363-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to compare results from a point-of-care (POC) international normalised ratio (INR) measuring device with plasma INR in acute trauma patients...
  9. doi request reprint Recombinant factor VIIa in trauma patients with the 'triad of death'
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Injury 43:1409-14. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to report on the outcome of trauma patients with the 'triad of death' immediately prior to receiving rFVIIa...
  10. doi request reprint Trauma patients with the 'triad of death'
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Emerg Med J 29:622-5. 2012
    ..This study aimed to describe the presentation, management and outcome of major trauma patients presenting with the 'triad of death' and identify ways to improve survival...
  11. ncbi request reprint The association between time to disposition plan in the emergency department and in-hospital mortality of general medical patients
    B Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 42:444-50. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of time to disposition plan (TDP) on ED length of stay (LOS) and correlate this to mortality...
  12. doi request reprint Aggressive fresh frozen plasma (FFP) with massive blood transfusion in the absence of acute traumatic coagulopathy
    Biswadev Mitra
    Transfusion Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Injury 43:33-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to test whether the presumption of benefit held true for severely injured patients who received a massive transfusion, but did not present with acute traumatic coagulopathy...
  13. doi request reprint Acute coagulopathy and early deaths post major trauma
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Injury 43:22-5. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine the association between acute coagulopathy and early deaths post major trauma...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint The definition of massive transfusion in trauma: a critical variable in examining evidence for resuscitation
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Emerg Med 18:137-42. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare the traditional definition of massive transfusion (≥10 units in 24 h) to a more acute definition of at least 5 units in 4 h...
  16. ncbi request reprint The safety of recombinant factor VIIa in cardiac surgery
    B Mitra
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 38:671-7. 2010
    ..In the absence of randomised controlled clinical trials, this analysis suggests that the off-label use of rFVIIa in cardiac surgery does not significantly increase thromboembolic events...
  17. ncbi request reprint Massive blood transfusion and trauma resuscitation
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Injury 38:1023-9. 2007
    ..To review the massive transfusion practice at a Level I adult Trauma Centre during initial trauma reception and resuscitation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Management of haemodynamically stable patients with abdominal stab wounds
    Biswadev Mitra
    The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:269-75. 2007
    ..This has resulted in a wide variation in practice with anecdotally high negative laparotomy rates. The aim of the present study was to review the ED procedures, investigations and disposition of this group of patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ladders revisited
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:31-4. 2007
    ..To describe the epidemiology of falls from ladders in a state-wide population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Rest during shift work in the emergency department
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency Department, Maroondah Hospital, Ringwood East, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:246-51. 2008
    ..001), while fatigue levels were also lower, but not significant (P = 0.060). There were significant improvements in some key performance indicators...
  21. doi request reprint Management and hospital outcome of the severely head injured elderly patient
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 78:588-92. 2008
    ..This study outlines the demographics, injury characteristics, management and outcome of the elderly trauma patients with severe head injury across a defined population...
  22. doi request reprint Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) use during massive blood transfusion in trauma resuscitation
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Injury 41:35-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to retrospectively review the administration of FFP in patients undergoing massive transfusion during trauma resuscitation, to add to the evidence base for massive transfusion guidelines...
  23. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of paediatric head injury
    Biswadev Mitra
    The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:154-9. 2007
    ..A secondary aim was to determine if any serious head injuries were being missed under the current management protocols of the state-wide trauma system...
  24. ncbi request reprint Early prediction of acute traumatic coagulopathy
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Resuscitation 82:1208-13. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a tool to accurately identify patients with ATC using pre-hospital variables without the use of pathology or radiological testing...
  25. ncbi request reprint Black Saturday: the immediate impact of the February 2009 bushfires in Victoria, Australia
    Peter A Cameron
    Pre hospital and Emergency Trauma Group, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:11-6. 2009
    ..To examine the response of the Victorian State Trauma System to the February 2009 bushfires...
  26. doi request reprint Failed Emergency Department disposition to the ward of patients with thoracic injury
    Gabriel E Blecher
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Injury 39:586-91. 2008
    ..To characterise patients who were admitted to the ward following Emergency Department (ED) management for thoracic injury yet went on to require Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admission. To identify risk factors for failed ward management...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fluid resuscitation in major burns
    Biswadev Mitra
    The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:35-8. 2006
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The diagnosis of acute urethral trauma
    Carl Luckhoff
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Injury 42:913-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the presenting clinical features of patients with urethral injuries and to predict major trauma patients needing further investigation to exclude this injury...
  29. ncbi request reprint Tranexamic acid for trauma: Filling the 'GAP' in evidence
    Biswadev Mitra
    National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 26:194-7. 2014
    ..This and further trials involving appropriate sample populations are required before evidence based guidelines on TxA use during trauma resuscitation can be developed. ..
  30. doi request reprint Acute traumatic coagulopathy in the setting of isolated traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel S Epstein
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Injury 45:819-24. 2014
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to examine the incidence and outcome of patients with ATC in the setting of iTBI...
  31. doi request reprint Effectiveness of massive transfusion protocols on mortality in trauma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Biswadev Mitra
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 83:918-23. 2013
    ..This review aimed to (i) evaluate the association between the institution of an MTP and mortality and (ii) determine the effect of MTPs on transfusion practice post trauma...
  32. doi request reprint Stress testing before discharge is not required for patients with low and intermediate risk of acute coronary syndrome after emergency department short stay assessment
    Fatima Rahman
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 22:449-56. 2010
    ..To investigate the usefulness of stress testing before discharge in patients assessed low to intermediate risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Review article: shock index for prediction of critical bleeding post-trauma: a systematic review
    Alexander Olaussen
    Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Trauma Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 26:223-8. 2014
    ..The evaluation of improved utility of the SI by performing and recording at earlier time-points, including the pre-hospital phase, is indicated. ..
  34. doi request reprint Use of ultrasound and surgery in adults with acute scrotal pain
    Ashish Jaison
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 81:366-70. 2011
    ..This study aimed to retrospectively review the presentation of patients with acute scrotal pain to a tertiary ED and the use of ultrasound in the assessment of acute scrotal pain...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint Use of ultrasound for non-trauma patients in the emergency department
    Amaali Lokuge
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 25:213-8. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine emergency doctors' level of training in ultrasonography, pattern of US use in regular practice and barriers to US use for the non-trauma patient presenting to an emergency department...
  37. ncbi request reprint Predictors of independent lung ventilation: an analysis of 170 single-lung transplantations
    David 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pethidine in emergency departments: promoting evidence-based prescribing
    Biswadev Mitra
    Med J Aust 184:44; author reply 44-5. 2006