D James Cooper
Affiliation: Monash University
- Age of red blood cells and mortality in the critically illVille Pettila
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Victoria, Australia
Crit Care 15:R116. 2011..We hypothesized that exposure to even a single unit of older RBCs may be associated with an increased risk of death...
- 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...
- Does decompressive craniectomy improve outcomes in patients with diffuse traumatic brain injury?D James Cooper
Med J Aust 194:437-8. 2011
- Epidemiology and 12-month outcomes from traumatic brain injury in australia and new zealandJohn A Myburgh
Department of Intensive Care, The St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
J Trauma 64:854-62. 2008..An epidemiologic profile of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Australia and New Zealand was obtained following the publication of international evidence-based guidelines...
- A statewide system of trauma care in Victoria: effect on patient survivalPeter A Cameron
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 189:546-50. 2008..To determine whether the statewide system of trauma care introduced in 2000 has resulted in improved survival for all major trauma patients in Victoria...
- Early decompressive craniectomy for patients with severe traumatic brain injury and refractory intracranial hypertension--a pilot randomized trialD James Cooper
Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne 3004, Australia
J Crit Care 23:387-93. 2008....
- 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...
- Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the critically ill: a point prevalence survey of current practice in Australian and New Zealand intensive care unitsMegan S Robertson
Epworth Healthcare, Melbourne, Vic
Crit Care Resusc 12:9-15. 2010..There are limited data describing current VTE prophylaxis regimens in Australia and New Zealand...
- Health resource utilisation costs in acute patients with persistent midline cervical tenderness following road traumaHelen M Ackland
National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Injury 43:1908-16. 2012..Our aim was to determine the association of acute and post-acute patient and injury characteristics with health resource costs in such patients following road trauma...
- Challenging issues in randomised controlled trialsA D Nichol
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care, Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
Injury 41:S20-3. 2010..TIPS FOR RESEARCHERS: The RCTs most likely to be funded and/or be of high quality always address these issues...
- Magnetic resonance imaging for clearing the cervical spine in unconscious intensive care trauma patientsHelen M Ackland
National Trauma Research Institute, and the Intensive Care Department, The Alfred Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
J Trauma 60:668-73. 2006
- Cervical spine clearance in unconscious traumatic brain injury patients: dynamic flexion-extension fluoroscopy versus computed tomography with three-dimensional reconstructionLaven Padayachee
Department of Intensive Care, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
J Trauma 60:341-5. 2006....
- Cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging in alert, neurologically intact trauma patients with persistent midline tenderness and negative computed tomography resultsHelen M Ackland
National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Ann Emerg Med 58:521-30. 2011..We present the cross-sectional analysis of baseline information collected as a component of a prospective observational study...
- Prospective observational study of postoperative complications after percutaneous dilatational or surgical tracheostomy in critically ill patientsJulie K Barbetti
Intensive Care Department, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
Crit Care Resusc 11:244-9. 2009..To assess and describe postoperative complications of single dilator percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) and surgical tracheostomy (ST) in a large series of critically ill patients...
- Factors predicting cervical collar-related decubitus ulceration in major trauma patientsHelen M Ackland
National Trauma Research Institute, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:423-8. 2007..Retrospective medical record and electronic database audit to ascertain the incidence and predictors of cervical collar-related decubitus ulceration (CRU)...
- Arterial hyperoxia and in-hospital mortality after resuscitation from cardiac arrestRinaldo Bellomo
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 5 Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria 3181, Australia
Crit Care 15:R90. 2011..Hyperoxia has recently been reported as an independent risk factor for mortality in patients resuscitated from cardiac arrest. We examined the independent relationship between hyperoxia and outcomes in such patients...
- Can we improve neurological outcomes in severe traumatic brain injury? Something old (early prophylactic hypothermia) and something new (erythropoietin)Alistair D Nichol
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital Campus, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Australia
Injury 40:471-8. 2009..Nevertheless the high morbidity and mortality associated with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) demands that we investigate the safety and efficacy of these promising potential therapies as a matter of urgency...
- Effects of saline or albumin resuscitation on standard coagulation testsRinaldo Bellomo
Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
Crit Care Resusc 11:250-6. 2009..To explore whether fluid resuscitation with normal saline or 4% albumin is associated with differential changes in routine clinical coagulation tests...
- The incidence of acute kidney injury in patients with traumatic brain injuryElizabeth M Moore
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care ANZIC Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Ren Fail 32:1060-5. 2010..001) and higher APACHE III scores (p = 0.016). AKI is relatively common even in patients with TBI. Its association with age and APACHE III scores helps identify patients at higher risk of AKI...
- The trauma registry as a statewide quality improvement toolPeter A Cameron
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
J Trauma 59:1469-76. 2005..In Victoria, Australia, a statewide trauma system and trauma registry has been established to monitor and feedback the process of management and outcomes of major trauma patients across all healthcare providers...
- Cervical spine assessment in the unconscious trauma patient: a major trauma service's experience with passive flexion-extension radiographyIlan Freedman
Department of Trauma Surgery, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
J Trauma 58:1183-8. 2005..Although no patients suffered adverse neurologic complications, the potential for devastating consequences from missed cervical injury has resulted in the removal of passive flexion-extension imaging from the screening protocol...
- Prehospital hypertonic saline resuscitation of patients with hypotension and severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trialD James Cooper
Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
JAMA 291:1350-7. 2004..Prehospital hypertonic saline (HTS) resuscitation of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) may increase survival but whether HTS improves neurological outcomes is unknown...
- External ventricular drain infections are independent of drain duration: an argument against elective revisionCheng H Lo
Department of Neurosurgery, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
J Neurosurg 106:378-83. 2007....
- Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery (ATACAS) Trial: rationale and designPaul S Myles
Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Am Heart J 155:224-30. 2008..The ATACAS Trial is a study comparing aspirin, tranexamic acid, or both, with placebo in patients undergoing on-pump or off-pump coronary artery surgery...
- Thromboprophylaxis for intensive care patients in Australia and New Zealand: a brief survey reportD James Cooper
Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
J Crit Care 20:354-6. 2005..Internationally, there is practice variation concerning optimal thromboprophylaxis for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). The current practice in Australia and New Zealand is unknown...
- Management of severe head injury: can we do better?Jeffrey V Rosenfeld
Department of Neurosurgery, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
Lancet 366:1509-10. 2005