Michael D Buist
- Effects of a medical emergency team on reduction of incidence of and mortality from unexpected cardiac arrests in hospital: preliminary studyMichael D Buist
Department of Intensive Care, Dandenong Hospital, Dandenong, VIC 3175, Australia
BMJ 324:387-90. 2002..To determine whether earlier clinical intervention by a medical emergency team prompted by clinical instability in a patient could reduce the incidence of and mortality from unexpected cardiac arrest in hospital...
- Treatment of comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with induced hypothermiaStephen A Bernard
Intensive Care Unit, Dandenong Hospital, Dandenong, Australia
N Engl J Med 346:557-63. 2002..In a randomized, controlled trial, we compared the effects of moderate hypothermia and normothermia in patients who remained unconscious after resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
- The rights and interests of doctors and patients: does the new Victorian Health Professions Registration Act 2005 strike a fair balance?Sarah L Middleton
Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria
Med J Aust 186:192-6. 2007..Despite government argument that these changes will make the health complaints handling system fairer, the new Act has the potential to diminish the rights and interests of doctors...