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Organization: Austin Health
Country: Australia

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  1. doi The test-retest reliability and responsiveness to change for the Hand Function Survey during stroke rehabilitation
    Jannette M Blennerhassett
    Physiotherapy Department, Austin Health Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, 1 Yarra Boulevard, Kew, VIC 3101, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:431-8. 2010
  2. doi Prognostic value of 18F-FDG PET/CT in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma
    S T Lee
    Centre for PET, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Mol Imaging Biol 11:473-9. 2009
  3. doi Therapeutic errors among children in the community setting: nature, causes and outcomes
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency andGeneral Medicine Research, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:304-9. 2009
  4. ncbi Outcomes of patients with spinal cord injury before and after introduction of an interdisciplinary tracheostomy team
    Tanis S Cameron
    Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Crit Care Resusc 11:14-9. 2009
  5. doi Effectiveness of a modified Mother-Infant Transaction Program on outcomes for preterm infants from 3 to 24 months of age
    Carol A Newnham
    Parent Infant Research Institute, Clinical and Health Psychology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Infant Behav Dev 32:17-26. 2009
  6. doi A randomized study of adefovir dipivoxil in place of HBIG in combination with lamivudine as post-liver transplantation hepatitis B prophylaxis
    Peter W Angus
    Victorian Liver Transplant Unit, Austin Health, Victoria, Australia
    Hepatology 48:1460-6. 2008
  7. ncbi Fencl-Stewart analysis of acid-base changes immediately after liver transplantation
    David A Story
    Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 10:23. 2008
  8. doi Magnitude of the second gas effect on arterial sevoflurane partial pressure
    Philip J Peyton
    Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia
    Anesthesiology 108:381-7. 2008
  9. doi Imaging of amyloid beta in Alzheimer's disease with 18F-BAY94-9172, a novel PET tracer: proof of mechanism
    Christopher C Rowe
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Centre for PET, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 7:129-35. 2008
  10. ncbi Combined large cell neuroendocrine and endometrioid carcinoma of the endometrium
    Nicholas J Mulvany
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:49-57. 2008

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  1. doi The test-retest reliability and responsiveness to change for the Hand Function Survey during stroke rehabilitation
    Jannette M Blennerhassett
    Physiotherapy Department, Austin Health Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, 1 Yarra Boulevard, Kew, VIC 3101, Australia
    Aust Occup Ther J 57:431-8. 2010
    ..The HFS appears practical for clinical use and has established psychometric properties. This study aimed to investigate test-retest reliability and responsiveness to change for the HFS during stroke rehabilitation...
  2. doi Prognostic value of 18F-FDG PET/CT in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma
    S T Lee
    Centre for PET, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Mol Imaging Biol 11:473-9. 2009
    ....
  3. doi Therapeutic errors among children in the community setting: nature, causes and outcomes
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency andGeneral Medicine Research, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:304-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the epidemiology of therapeutic errors among children in the community setting...
  4. ncbi Outcomes of patients with spinal cord injury before and after introduction of an interdisciplinary tracheostomy team
    Tanis S Cameron
    Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Crit Care Resusc 11:14-9. 2009
    ..To assess outcomes in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and a tracheostomy tube (TT), before and after the introduction of a tracheostomy review and management service (TRAMS) for ward-based patients...
  5. doi Effectiveness of a modified Mother-Infant Transaction Program on outcomes for preterm infants from 3 to 24 months of age
    Carol A Newnham
    Parent Infant Research Institute, Clinical and Health Psychology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria 3081, Australia
    Infant Behav Dev 32:17-26. 2009
    ..A., Nurcombe, B., Achenbach, T., & Howell, C. (1990). The mother-infant transaction program. Clinical Perinatology, 17, 31-45]...
  6. doi A randomized study of adefovir dipivoxil in place of HBIG in combination with lamivudine as post-liver transplantation hepatitis B prophylaxis
    Peter W Angus
    Victorian Liver Transplant Unit, Austin Health, Victoria, Australia
    Hepatology 48:1460-6. 2008
    ..Yearly cost of combination adefovir/lamivudine prophylaxis was $8,290 versus $13,718 IM HBIG/lamivudine...
  7. ncbi Fencl-Stewart analysis of acid-base changes immediately after liver transplantation
    David A Story
    Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 10:23. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that this type of analysis would reveal complex acid-base changes in patients after liver transplantation that differed from those in a general intensive care unit population...
  8. doi Magnitude of the second gas effect on arterial sevoflurane partial pressure
    Philip J Peyton
    Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia
    Anesthesiology 108:381-7. 2008
    ..However, no study has demonstrated a similar effect on arterial blood concentrations...
  9. doi Imaging of amyloid beta in Alzheimer's disease with 18F-BAY94-9172, a novel PET tracer: proof of mechanism
    Christopher C Rowe
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Centre for PET, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 7:129-35. 2008
    ..18)F-BAY94-9172 is an Abeta ligand that, due to the half-life of (18)F, is suitable for clinical use. We thus studied the effectiveness of this ligand in identifying patients with AD...
  10. ncbi Combined large cell neuroendocrine and endometrioid carcinoma of the endometrium
    Nicholas J Mulvany
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:49-57. 2008
    ..Combined endometrioid and high-grade LCNEC possess more characteristics of a type II than a type I endometrial carcinoma...
  11. ncbi Antenatal risk factors for postnatal depression: a large prospective study
    Jeannette Milgrom
    Department of Psychology, School of Behavioural Science, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Affect Disord 108:147-57. 2008
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  12. ncbi Handheld mobile telephone use among Melbourne drivers
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:432-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate change in handheld mobile telephone (mobile) use among motor vehicle drivers between 2002 and 2006...
  13. ncbi Measurement of anesthetics in blood using a conventional infrared clinical gas analyzer
    Philip J Peyton
    Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Hospital, and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Anesth Analg 105:680-7. 2007
    ..To improve the accessibility of this measurement, we tested the use of a common infrared clinical gas analyzer, the Datex-Ohmeda Capnomac, for this purpose...
  14. ncbi Desirable performance standards for HbA(1c) analysis - precision, accuracy and standardisation: consensus statement of the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB), the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS), the Royal College of Pathologists of
    Ian Goodall
    Biochemistry Department, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1083-97. 2007
    ..5% or <7.0% HbA(1c), with <6.0% HbA(1c) stated for individual patients where clinically possible. This necessitates very precise HbA(1c) assays and the same patient values, irrespective of HbA(1c) method or area of the world...
  15. doi Application of surveillance programs for hepatocellular carcinoma in the Asia-Pacific Region
    Deepak Amarapurkar
    Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:955-61. 2009
    ..In conclusion, HCC surveillance could be effective at reducing disease-specific mortality with acceptable cost-effectiveness among selected patient groups, provided it is a well-organized program...
  16. doi The feasibility of using auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure to treat obstructive sleep apnoea after acute tetraplegia
    D J Berlowitz
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Spinal Cord 47:868-73. 2009
    ..A prospective cohort with acute tetraplegia...
  17. doi Promising outcomes of an adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome inpatient programme
    Brett Gordon
    Physiotherapy Department, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:286-90. 2009
    ..This case series looks at the effects of a graded exercise programme on physical outcomes, fatigue and mental state in an adolescent population...
  18. doi Minimally invasive measurement of cardiac output during surgery and critical care: a meta-analysis of accuracy and precision
    Philip J Peyton
    Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Anesthesiology 113:1220-35. 2010
    ..10 l/min [1.14 l/min, 42.9%]. None of the four methods has achieved agreement with bolus thermodilution which meets the expected 30% limits. The relevance in clinical practice of these arbitrary limits should be reassessed...
  19. doi Intravascular large B cell lymphoma: an elusive cause of pyrexia of unknown origin diagnosed postmortem
    N E Holmes
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e61-4. 2010
    ..We report here a case of IVLBCL that evaded diagnosis despite multiple investigations in vivo for pyrexia of unknown origin over a 5&#x2010;month period...
  20. doi Does executive impairment define a frontal variant of Alzheimer's disease?
    Michael Woodward
    Aged Care Services, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:1280-90. 2010
    ..This study was performed to improve the differential diagnosis between AD and FTLD and to better characterize the AD subgroup with greater executive dysfunction...
  21. doi Features and outcome of patients receiving multiple Medical Emergency Team reviews
    Paolo Calzavacca
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Resuscitation 81:1509-15. 2010
    ..Accordingly, we studied the characteristics and outcome of patients receiving one MET call and compared them with those receiving multiple MET reviews...
  22. doi Graduated exercise training and progressive resistance training in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Brett A Gordon
    Physiotherapy Department, Austin Health and Discipline of Exercise Science, RMIT University, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 24:1072-9. 2010
    ..to investigate the differential effects of aerobic graded exercise and progressive resistance training on exercise tolerance, fatigue and quality of life in adolescent patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
  23. ncbi Perioperative fluid prescription, complications and outcomes in major elective open gastrointestinal surgery
    S J Warrillow
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 38:259-65. 2010
    ..Mortality at 30 days was 2%. This study provides planning data for future interventional studies...
  24. pmc A diet and exercise program to improve clinical outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnea--a feasibility study
    Maree Barnes
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:409-15. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility and efficacy of a novel 16-week exercise and diet program for important clinical outcomes in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  25. doi Differentiating the frontal variant of Alzheimer's disease
    Michael Woodward
    Aged and Residential Care, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg West, Australia
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:732-8. 2010
    ..When this occurs differentiation from frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is difficult. It is hypothesized that AD patients with high frontality may have clinical and pathological features that distinguish them from less frontal AD patients...
  26. doi Mycobacterium genavense duodenitis following allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
    K J Lu
    Victorian Infectious Disease Service and Center for Clinical Research Excellence in Infectious Disease, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:534-6. 2009
    ..This duodenitis responded to prolonged therapy with clarithromycin, ciprofloxacin, and rifabutin and reduction of immunosuppression...
  27. ncbi Australia's influenza containment plan and the swine flu epidemic in Victoria
    M Lindsay Grayson
    Infectious Diseases Department, Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:150. 2009
    ..What lessons can be learnt from Australia's initial response to the outbreak?..
  28. doi Outcomes of dysphagia intervention in a pulmonary rehabilitation program
    Anita McKinstry
    Department of Speech Pathology, Austin Hospital, 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Dysphagia 25:104-11. 2010
    ..016). Dysphagia education, screening, and management in a pulmonary rehabilitation program improved participants' swallowing-related quality of life and overall self-management of chronic respiratory disease and dysphagia...
  29. doi Effects and clinical potential of very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) in type 2 diabetes
    Scott Baker
    Department of Medicine, Austin Health, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 300 Waterdale Road, West Heidelberg, VIC 3081, Australia
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 85:235-42. 2009
    ..The present review analyses the evidence from available trials on the effects of VLCDs on body weight, glycaemic control and complications, and their potential for clinical use in diabetes management...
  30. doi Reproducibility of cardiac output measurement by the nitrous oxide rebreathing technique
    Philip J Peyton
    Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Monit Comput 23:233-6. 2009
    ..When comparing agreement with other methods for cardiac output measurement, the internal consistency of both methods should be considered...
  31. ncbi Norfloxacin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole therapy have similar efficacy in prevention of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    Steve Lontos
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:252-5. 2008
    ..However, no studies have compared the efficacy and safety of N and TS in SBP prophylaxis. The aim of this retrospective analysis was to compare outcomes in patients who received either N or TS for the prevention of SBP...
  32. ncbi Probiotic treatment of vancomycin-resistant enterococci: a randomised controlled trial
    Karen J Manley
    Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:454-7. 2007
    ..To determine whether eating Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) in the form of commercially available yoghurt improves clearance of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE)...
  33. ncbi Male fertility and sexual function after spinal cord injury
    D J Brown
    Victorian Spinal Cord Service, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Prog Brain Res 152:427-39. 2006
    ..Trials of assisted ejaculation help individualize cost-effective management of the infertility...
  34. ncbi Adult domiciliary oxygen therapy. Position statement of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
    Christine F McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Burgundy Street, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Med J Aust 182:621-6. 2005
    ..Indications for supplemental oxygen therapy during exercise (ambulatory oxygen therapy) and sleep (nocturnal oxygen therapy) are less clear...
  35. ncbi Introducing the Cardibra: a randomised pilot study of a purpose designed support bra for women having cardiac surgery
    Carolyn Naismith
    Associate Nurse Unit Manager, Cardiothoracic Unit Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:220-6. 2005
    ..The Cardibra was developed to address the inadequacies of the regular bra and provide an alternate method of breast support...
  36. ncbi Heparanase inhibition reduces proteinuria in a model of accelerated anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody disease
    Vicki Levidiotis
    Austin Research Institute, Department of Nephrology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:167-73. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study therefore was to examine the role of heparanase in a model of accelerated anti-glomerular basement disease (anti-GBM)...
  37. ncbi Pharmacokinetics of intravenous N-acetylcysteine in men at rest and during exercise
    Malcolm Brown
    Department of Anaesthesia, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Studley Rd, Heidelberg, 3084 Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 60:717-23. 2004
    ..We aimed to determine the pharmacokinetics (PK) of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) at rest and during exercise when given by continuous intravenous infusion intended to maintain relatively constant plasma concentrations...
  38. ncbi Additional task-related practice improves mobility and upper limb function early after stroke: a randomised controlled trial
    Jannette Blennerhassett
    Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, Austin Health, Kew, Vic, 3101, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 50:219-24. 2004
    ..The circuit class format was a practical and effective means to provide supervised additional practice that led to significant and meaningful functional gains...
  39. ncbi Relationship between blood flow, access catheter and circuit failure during CRRT: a practical review
    Ian Baldwin
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
    Contrib Nephrol 144:203-13. 2004
  40. ncbi Intravenous fluids and acid-base balance
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Contrib Nephrol 144:105-18. 2004
  41. ncbi A phase II study of escalated-dose docetaxel with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor support in patients with advanced breast cancer
    P L R Mitchell
    Centre for Developmental Cancer Therapeutics, Austin Hospital, Western Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Oncol 15:585-9. 2004
    ..Mobilisation of peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs) was also investigated...
  42. ncbi A new method for measurement of gas exchange during anaesthesia using an extractable marker gas
    Philip J Peyton
    Department of Anaesthesia, The Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Physiol Meas 25:1-14. 2004
    ..The extractable marker gas method allows accurate and continuous measurement of gas exchange in an anaesthetic breathing system with any inspired gas mixture...
  43. ncbi Heparanase is involved in the pathogenesis of proteinuria as a result of glomerulonephritis
    Vicki Levidiotis
    Department of Nephrology, Austin Research Institute, and Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Austin and Repatriation Medical Center, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:68-78. 2004
    ..002). Proteinuria was reduced in the absence of any altered glomerular C5b-9 activity, sheep IgG deposition, or rat anti-sheep antibody titers. These data suggest that heparanase contributes to the pathogenesis of proteinuria in PHN...
  44. ncbi Treatment and outcome of 104 hospitalized patients with legionnaires' disease
    B P Howden
    Department of Microbiology, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 33:484-8. 2003
    ..A large outbreak of legionnaires' disease associated with the Melbourne Aquarium occurred in April 2000...
  45. ncbi A prospective before-and-after trial of a medical emergency team
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 179:283-7. 2003
    ..To determine the effect on cardiac arrests and overall hospital mortality of an intensive care-based medical emergency team...
  46. ncbi Efficacy of an alcohol/chlorhexidine hand hygiene program in a hospital with high rates of nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection
    Paul D R Johnson
    Austin Health, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:509-14. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of a multifaceted hand hygiene culture-change program on health care worker behaviour, and to reduce the burden of nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections...
  47. ncbi Weather patients will come?
    Daniel K B Ou
    Austin Health, PO Box 5555, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:675-7. 2005
    ..To determine whether weather conditions affect emergency department (ED) attendance and admissions from the ED...
  48. ncbi Persisting concentrating and second gas effects on oxygenation during N2O anaesthesia
    P J Peyton
    Joint Director of Research, Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, 3084, Melbourne, Australia
    Anaesthesia 61:322-9. 2006
    ..01). This change was significantly greater (p = 0.03) than that in the control group: + 0.09 (1.37) kPa, p = 0.83 and confirms the presence of significant persisting concentrating and second gas effects...
  49. ncbi Development of normative data for hand strength and anthropometric dimensions in a population of automotive workers
    Amanda Kunelius
    School of Occupational Therapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Work 28:267-78. 2007
    ..1) To develop a normative data set for hand strength and anthropometric dimensions in automotive trim line workers. (2) To examine the relationship between trim line worker demographics and hand strength...
  50. ncbi Medical role substitutions and delegations - overcoming the fear
    Brendan Murphy
    Victorian Health Service Management Innovation Council, Austin Health, PO Box 5555, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:S20-4. 2007
    ..The personal experience of the author and common issues for medical practitioners related to the introduction of these new roles are discussed...
  51. ncbi A pilot randomised controlled comparison of continuous veno-venous haemofiltration and extended daily dialysis with filtration: effect on small solutes and acid-base balance
    Ian Baldwin
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, 3084, Heidelberg, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 33:830-5. 2007
    ..Recently, extended intermittent dialytic techniques have been proposed for the treatment of ARF. The aim of this study was to compare these two approaches...
  52. ncbi Loop diuretics in the management of acute renal failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 9:60-8. 2007
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature comparing loop diuretics with control in the management of ARF...
  53. ncbi Effect of adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium channel inhibitors on coronary metabolic vasodilation
    H M Omar Farouque
    Department of Cardiology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, 3084, Australia
    Trends Cardiovasc Med 17:63-8. 2007
    ..This review examines the evidence linking K(ATP) channels to the regulation of coronary vascular tone and the potential clinical implications of pharmacologic therapies that act on K(ATP) channels...
  54. ncbi Consensus recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Bairnsdale or Buruli ulcer) in Victoria, Australia
    Paul D R Johnson
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:64-8. 2007
    ..For small lesions this may be all that is required. However, there is a role for antibiotics for more extensive disease, and their use may allow more conservative surgery...
  55. ncbi Defining and classifying acute renal failure: from advocacy to consensus and validation of the RIFLE criteria
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care and Department of Medicine, Austin Hospital and University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 33:409-13. 2007
    ..This editorial aims to summarize and interpret recent findings concerning the application of the RIFLE criteria to the assessment of the epidemiology and the prediction of the outcome of ARF...
  56. ncbi The epidemiology of acute renal failure: 1975 versus 2005
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital and University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Crit Care 12:557-60. 2006
    ..Data from the mid 1970s relating to the clinical features, pathogenesis, treatment and outcome of patients affected by acute renal failure were compared with data reported in the literature in 2005...
  57. pmc Evidence-based medicine: classifying the evidence from clinical trials--the need to consider other dimensions
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Studley Rd, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 10:232. 2006
    ..Accordingly, we argue for more reflection, definition and consensus on these aspects of the evaluation of evidence...
  58. pmc A survey of the clinical acceptability of screening for postnatal depression in depressed and non-depressed women
    Alan W Gemmill
    Parent Infant Research Institute, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Austin Health, 300 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg West, VIC 3081, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:211. 2006
    ..This study aimed to measure acceptability in a survey of a relatively large, community sample with a high representation of clinically depressed women...
  59. ncbi Yoghurt consumption and damaged colonic mucosa: a case of Lactococcus lactis liver abscess in an immunocompetent patient
    Justin Denholm
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:739-41. 2006
    ..Lactococcus lactis is an uncommon cause of invasive disease in humans. We present a case of L. lactis liver abscess in an immunocompetent adult, apparently related to consumption of live culture yoghurt...
  60. ncbi Calcitriol does not prevent bone loss in patients with asthma receiving corticosteroid therapy: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    C F McDonald
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, 3084, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 17:1546-51. 2006
    ..Patients with asthma receiving inhalational plus intermittent oral glucocorticoids lose bone, and treatment with 0.5 microg/day of calcitriol will prevent bone loss...
  61. pmc Good clinical outcomes but high rates of adverse reactions during linezolid therapy for serious infections: a proposed protocol for monitoring therapy in complex patients
    Emma Bishop
    Infectious Diseases Department, Austin Health, Studley Rd, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:1599-602. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi The effect of physiotherapy treatment on oxygen consumption and haemodynamics in patients who are critically ill
    Susan Berney
    Physiotherapy Department, The Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 49:99-105. 2003
    ..44) or MAP (p = 0.95) during physiotherapy treatment compared with undisturbed side lying. It is concluded that physiotherapy treatment does not significantly alter VO2mean or MAP and CI in stable intubated and ventilated patients...