D James Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Age of red blood cells and transfusion in critically ill patients
    Cecile Aubron
    ANZIC Research Center, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Center, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    Ann Intensive Care 3:2. 2013
  2. pmc Age of red blood cells and mortality in the critically ill
    Ville 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Does decompressive craniectomy improve outcomes in patients with diffuse traumatic brain injury?
    D James Cooper
    Med J Aust 194:437-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Decompressive craniectomy in diffuse traumatic brain injury
    D James Cooper
    Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    N Engl J Med 364:1493-502. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes at 12 months after early magnetic resonance imaging in acute trauma patients with persistent midline cervical tenderness and negative computed tomography
    Helen M Ackland
    National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1068-81. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Health resource utilisation costs in acute patients with persistent midline cervical tenderness following road trauma
    Helen M Ackland
    National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Injury 43:1908-16. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology and 12-month outcomes from traumatic brain injury in australia and new zealand
    John A Myburgh
    Department of Intensive Care, The St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Trauma 64:854-62. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A statewide system of trauma care in Victoria: effect on patient survival
    Peter A Cameron
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:546-50. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Early decompressive craniectomy for patients with severe traumatic brain injury and refractory intracranial hypertension--a pilot randomized trial
    D James Cooper
    Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    J Crit Care 23:387-93. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus in patients with traumatic brain injury: a prospective observational study
    Adrian J Praeger
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 14:10-3. 2012

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Age of red blood cells and transfusion in critically ill patients
    Cecile Aubron
    ANZIC Research Center, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Center, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    Ann Intensive Care 3:2. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Age of red blood cells and mortality in the critically ill
    Ville 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does decompressive craniectomy improve outcomes in patients with diffuse traumatic brain injury?
    D James Cooper
    Med J Aust 194:437-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Decompressive craniectomy in diffuse traumatic brain injury
    D 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...
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes at 12 months after early magnetic resonance imaging in acute trauma patients with persistent midline cervical tenderness and negative computed tomography
    Helen M Ackland
    National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1068-81. 2013
    ..Screening cervical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) had been conducted after negative computed tomography (CT) when tenderness was persistent...
  6. doi request reprint Health resource utilisation costs in acute patients with persistent midline cervical tenderness following road trauma
    Helen 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...
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiology and 12-month outcomes from traumatic brain injury in australia and new zealand
    John 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint A statewide system of trauma care in Victoria: effect on patient survival
    Peter 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...
  9. doi request reprint Early decompressive craniectomy for patients with severe traumatic brain injury and refractory intracranial hypertension--a pilot randomized trial
    D James Cooper
    Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne 3004, Australia
    J Crit Care 23:387-93. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus in patients with traumatic brain injury: a prospective observational study
    Adrian 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the critically ill: a point prevalence survey of current practice in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units
    Megan 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...
  12. pmc Albumin resuscitation for traumatic brain injury: is intracranial hypertension the cause of increased mortality?
    D James Cooper
    Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Neurotrauma 30:512-8. 2013
    ..The use of albumin for resuscitation in patients with severe TBI is associated with increased ICP during the first week. This is the most likely mechanism of increased mortality in these patients...
  13. doi request reprint Challenging issues in randomised controlled trials
    A 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging for clearing the cervical spine in unconscious intensive care trauma patients
    Helen 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
  15. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine clearance in unconscious traumatic brain injury patients: dynamic flexion-extension fluoroscopy versus computed tomography with three-dimensional reconstruction
    Laven Padayachee
    Department of Intensive Care, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Trauma 60:341-5. 2006
    ..We questioned whether cervical CT with three-dimensional (3D) reconstructions may obviate the need for flexion-extension radiology in the detection of occult ligamentous injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prospective observational study of postoperative complications after percutaneous dilatational or surgical tracheostomy in critically ill patients
    Julie 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...
  17. doi request reprint Cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging in alert, neurologically intact trauma patients with persistent midline tenderness and negative computed tomography results
    Helen 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting cervical collar-related decubitus ulceration in major trauma patients
    Helen 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)...
  19. pmc Arterial hyperoxia and in-hospital mortality after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Rinaldo 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...
  20. doi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint The incidence of acute kidney injury in patients with traumatic brain injury
    Elizabeth 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of saline or albumin resuscitation on standard coagulation tests
    Rinaldo 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint The trauma registry as a statewide quality improvement tool
    Peter 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prehospital hypertonic saline resuscitation of patients with hypotension and severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial
    D 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine assessment in the unconscious trauma patient: a major trauma service's experience with passive flexion-extension radiography
    Ilan Freedman
    Department of Trauma Surgery, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Trauma 58:1183-8. 2005
    ..This study examines the usefulness of this passive imaging in investigating for occult cervical injury...
  26. doi request reprint Aspergillus sp. isolated in critically ill patients with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support
    Cecile Aubron
    Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:715-21. 2013
    ..However, the clinical relevance of Aspergillus isolation was based on an algorithm not validated in patients undergoing ECMO. Our data support the need to implement non-invasive diagnostic procedures for aspergillosis in this population...
  27. ncbi request reprint External ventricular drain infections are independent of drain duration: an argument against elective revision
    Cheng H Lo
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Neurosurg 106:378-83. 2007
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery (ATACAS) Trial: rationale and design
    Paul 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis for intensive care patients in Australia and New Zealand: a brief survey report
    D 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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