Kirsty Buising

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Melbourne Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Electronic antibiotic stewardship--reduced consumption of broad-spectrum antibiotics using a computerized antimicrobial approval system in a hospital setting
    K L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:608-16. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Severity scores for community-acquired pneumonia
    Kirsty Buising
    Infectious Diseases Clinician, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Clinical Research Fellow, NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Infectious Diseases, University of Melbourne, 9 North, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria 3056, Australia
    Expert Rev Respir Med 2:261-71. 2008
  3. pmc A prospective comparison of severity scores for identifying patients with severe community acquired pneumonia: reconsidering what is meant by severe pneumonia
    K L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Thorax 61:419-24. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Identifying severe community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department: a simple clinical prediction tool
    Kirsty L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:418-26. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Empiric antibiotic prescribing for patients with community-acquired pneumonia: where can we improve?
    K L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 38:174-7. 2008
  6. pmc Improving antibiotic prescribing for adults with community acquired pneumonia: Does a computerised decision support system achieve more than academic detailing alone?--A time series analysis
    Kirsty L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:35. 2008
  7. pmc Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 risk for frontline health care workers
    Caroline Marshall
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1000-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Delayed administration of antibiotics and mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Allen C Cheng
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Emerg Med 53:618-24. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction of broad-spectrum antibiotic use with computerized decision support in an intensive care unit
    Karin A Thursky
    Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:224-31. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Are the Australian guidelines asking too much of the Pneumonia Severity Index (PSI)?
    Kirsty L Buising
    Med J Aust 180:486-7. 2004

Collaborators

  • Karin Thursky
  • M P Kennedy
  • Allen C Cheng
  • Caroline Marshall
  • Michael Richards
  • Anne Kelso
  • Damon P Eisen
  • Ian G Barr
  • Paul Johnson
  • Emma McBryde
  • Joe Sasadeusz

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Electronic antibiotic stewardship--reduced consumption of broad-spectrum antibiotics using a computerized antimicrobial approval system in a hospital setting
    K L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 62:608-16. 2008
    ..Effects on drug consumption, antibiotic resistance patterns of local bacteria and patient outcomes were monitored...
  2. ncbi request reprint Severity scores for community-acquired pneumonia
    Kirsty Buising
    Infectious Diseases Clinician, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Clinical Research Fellow, NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Infectious Diseases, University of Melbourne, 9 North, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria 3056, Australia
    Expert Rev Respir Med 2:261-71. 2008
    ..It also discusses how these tools could be evaluated more comprehensively so that their place in patient management can be better appreciated...
  3. pmc A prospective comparison of severity scores for identifying patients with severe community acquired pneumonia: reconsidering what is meant by severe pneumonia
    K L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Thorax 61:419-24. 2006
    ..Most have been derived as predictors of mortality. A study was undertaken to compare the predictive value of these tools using different clinically meaningful outcomes as constructs for "severe pneumonia"...
  4. ncbi request reprint Identifying severe community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department: a simple clinical prediction tool
    Kirsty L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:418-26. 2007
    ..To identify independent predictors of severe pneumonia in a local population, and create a simple severity score that would be useful in the ED...
  5. doi request reprint Empiric antibiotic prescribing for patients with community-acquired pneumonia: where can we improve?
    K L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 38:174-7. 2008
    ..Community acquired pneumonia is one of the most common infections for which antibiotics are prescribed in Australia...
  6. pmc Improving antibiotic prescribing for adults with community acquired pneumonia: Does a computerised decision support system achieve more than academic detailing alone?--A time series analysis
    Kirsty L Buising
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:35. 2008
    ..Several strategies have been suggested. This study evaluates the impact of academic detailing and a computerised decision support system (CDSS) on clinicians' prescribing behaviour for patients with community acquired pneumonia (CAP)...
  7. pmc Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 risk for frontline health care workers
    Caroline Marshall
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1000-6. 2011
    ..This highly exposed group of frontline HCWs was no more likely to contract pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza infection than nonclinical staff, which suggests that personal protective measures were adequate in preventing transmission...
  8. doi request reprint Delayed administration of antibiotics and mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Allen C Cheng
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Emerg Med 53:618-24. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction of broad-spectrum antibiotic use with computerized decision support in an intensive care unit
    Karin A Thursky
    Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:224-31. 2006
    ..To implement and evaluate the effect of a computerized decision support tool on antibiotic use in an intensive care unit (ICU)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are the Australian guidelines asking too much of the Pneumonia Severity Index (PSI)?
    Kirsty L Buising
    Med J Aust 180:486-7. 2004