Affiliation: Monash Medical Centre
- Association between clinically abnormal observations and subsequent in-hospital mortality: a prospective studyMichael Buist
Department of Intensive Care, Dandenong Hospital, P O Box 478, Dandenong, VIC 3175, Australia
Resuscitation 62:137-41. 2004..The aim of this study was to determine the predictive value of selected abnormal clinical observations in a ward population for subsequent in-hospital mortality...
- Induced hypothermia using large volume, ice-cold intravenous fluid in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a preliminary reportStephen Bernard
The Intensive Care Unit, Dandenong Hospital, David St, Victoria 3175, Dandenong, Australia
Resuscitation 56:9-13. 2003....
- Six year audit of cardiac arrests and medical emergency team calls in an Australian outer metropolitan teaching hospitalMichael Buist
Intensive Care Unit, Dandenong Hospital, PO Box 478, Dandenong, VIC 3175, Australia
BMJ 335:1210-2. 2007..In our hospital an important problem was failure to call the medical emergency team or cardiac arrest team when, before in-hospital cardiac arrest, patients had fulfilled the criteria for calling the team...
- Induced hypothermia in critical care medicine: a reviewStephen A Bernard
Intensive Care Unit, Dandenong Hospital, Victoria, Australia
Crit Care Med 31:2041-51. 2003..Clinical trials of induced hypothermia have suggested that this treatment may be beneficial in selected patients with neurologic injury...
- Findings of the first consensus conference on medical emergency teamsMichael A DeVita
Departments of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 34:2463-78. 2006..Studies show that an RRS may improve outcome, but questions remain regarding the benefit, design elements, and advisability of implementing a MET system...
- The rapid response team paradox: why doesn't anyone call for help?Michael Buist
Crit Care Med 36:634-6. 2008