Andrew J Davidson

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The correlation between bispectral index and airway reflexes with sevoflurane and halothane anaesthesia
    Andrew Davidson
    Royal Children s Hospital and Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:241-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the anaesthetic depth in children - an update
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:236-43. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years of age after general anaesthesia and awake-regional anaesthesia in infancy (GAS): an international multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Andrew J Davidson
    Anaesthesia and Pain Management Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Melbourne Children s Trials Centre, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Lancet 387:239-50. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental implications of the use of sedation and analgesia in neonates
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Clin Perinatol 40:559-73. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Anesthetic management of common pediatric emergencies
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 26:304-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The future of pediatric anesthesia
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 22:570-2. 2012
  7. pmc A prospective randomised trial comparing nasogastric with intravenous hydration in children with bronchiolitis (protocol): the comparative rehydration in bronchiolitis study (CRIB)
    Ed Oakley
    Department of Emergency Medicine Monash Medical Centre, Clayton Rd, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 10:37. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Distress at induction: prevention and consequences
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 24:301-6. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Anesthesia and neurotoxicity to the developing brain: the clinical relevance
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:716-21. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Awareness in children: a secondary analysis of five cohort studies
    A J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Anaesthesia 66:446-54. 2011

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint The correlation between bispectral index and airway reflexes with sevoflurane and halothane anaesthesia
    Andrew Davidson
    Royal Children s Hospital and Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:241-6. 2004
    ..Bispectral index (BIS) is a recognized measure of anaesthetic effect. Ensuring adequate depth with the BIS may prevent these reflexes. This study investigates the relationship between BIS and a defined measure of airway reactivity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the anaesthetic depth in children - an update
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:236-43. 2007
    ..There is also a brief discussion of why they might be useful, what physiological problems may arise and what the reader should be wary of in the methodology of these studies. The subject is approached from a clinical perspective...
  3. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years of age after general anaesthesia and awake-regional anaesthesia in infancy (GAS): an international multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Andrew J Davidson
    Anaesthesia and Pain Management Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Melbourne Children s Trials Centre, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Lancet 387:239-50. 2016
    ..Here we report the secondary outcome of neurodevelopmental outcome at 2 years of age in the General Anaesthesia compared to Spinal anaesthesia (GAS) trial...
  4. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental implications of the use of sedation and analgesia in neonates
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Clin Perinatol 40:559-73. 2013
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  5. doi request reprint Anesthetic management of common pediatric emergencies
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 26:304-9. 2013
    ..To keep pediatric anesthesiologists up-to-date in their management of pediatric emergencies by identifying the key publications from 2012 that are relevant to the anesthetic management of common pediatric emergencies...
  6. doi request reprint The future of pediatric anesthesia
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 22:570-2. 2012
    ..Practice will also change with changes in surgery. Perhaps the biggest changes will come in areas with the greatest unknowns; neonatal anesthesia is an area with many unknowns and thus great potential for change and improvement...
  7. pmc A prospective randomised trial comparing nasogastric with intravenous hydration in children with bronchiolitis (protocol): the comparative rehydration in bronchiolitis study (CRIB)
    Ed Oakley
    Department of Emergency Medicine Monash Medical Centre, Clayton Rd, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
    BMC Pediatr 10:37. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Distress at induction: prevention and consequences
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 24:301-6. 2011
    ..This review aims to report the recent research relevant to reducing this distress in children with a focus on the preoperative period and the impact of this on behaviour at induction and long-term postoperatively...
  9. doi request reprint Anesthesia and neurotoxicity to the developing brain: the clinical relevance
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:716-21. 2011
    ..Thus it remains unclear what role anesthesia exposure in infancy actually plays in determining neurobehavioral outcome. To date studies can neither confirm that anesthesia plays a role nor rule it out...
  10. doi request reprint Awareness in children: a secondary analysis of five cohort studies
    A J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Anaesthesia 66:446-54. 2011
    ..4 (95% CI 1.08-5.32), p=0.03; tracheal tube, OR 3.0 (95% CI 1.20-7.56), p=0.02)...
  11. doi request reprint Ethics and medical research in children
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, The Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:994-1004. 2009
    ..Finally, an increasingly active area of research in children involves genetics and biobanking. Research in these areas raises new and challenging ethical issues...
  12. doi request reprint What a reviewer wants
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:1149-56. 2008
    ..There are several agreed guidelines describing exactly how studies should be reported. Following these is a great help to reviewers...
  13. doi request reprint Detecting awareness in children by using an auditory intervention
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Anesthesiology 109:619-24. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and timing of awareness in children by using auditory stimuli applied during anesthesia...
  14. doi request reprint MAC-awake of sevoflurane in children
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:702-7. 2008
    ..MAC-awake may be an important aspect of anesthesia potency for the prevention of awareness during anesthesia. The aim of this study was to measure MAC-awake in a range of ages in children...
  15. ncbi request reprint The electroencephalograph during anesthesia and emergence in infants and children
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:60-70. 2008
    ..This study aims to describe the association between age and some basic characteristics of the EEG during nonstandardized anesthesia in children and infants...
  16. ncbi request reprint Awareness, dreaming and unconscious memory formation during anaesthesia in children
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 21:415-29. 2007
    ..In these very young children the relevance of awareness remains largely unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Measuring anesthesia in children using the EEG
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:374-87. 2006
    ..In infants their use cannot yet be supported in theory or in practice...
  18. ncbi request reprint The Bispectral Index in children: comparing isoflurane and halothane
    A J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital and Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 92:14-7. 2004
    ..We set out to compare the BIS using halothane and isoflurane at a clinically relevant equipotent concentration (1 MAC) and at a reproducible measure of anaesthetic effect (awakening)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Performance of entropy and Bispectral Index as measures of anaesthesia effect in children of different ages
    A J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville 3052, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 95:674-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the performance of entropy as a measure of anaesthetic effect in different age groups. The performance of entropy was compared with BIS...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effects of caudal local anesthesia blockade on the Bispectral Index during general anesthesia in children
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:828-33. 2006
    ..This study aimed at determining if caudal blockade decreases the level of arousal, as measured by Bispectral Index (BIS) in unstimulated children, and to determine if this effect differed between age groups...
  21. ncbi request reprint Awareness during anesthesia in children: a prospective cohort study
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, The Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Anesth Analg 100:653-61, table of contents. 2005
    ..The data provide some evidence that, like adults, children are also at risk of intraoperative awareness. Although the cause remains unclear, anesthesiologists should be alerted to the possibility of awareness in children...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for anxiety at induction of anesthesia in children: a prospective cohort study
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:919-27. 2006
    ..Results may also be culturally or institutionally specific. The aim of this study was to identify possible risk factors in a large representative cohort of children...
  23. ncbi request reprint The aims of anesthesia in infants: the relevance of philosophy, psychology and a little evidence
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:102-8. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Anaesthesia for paediatric epilepsy surgery
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Neurosci 11:280-2. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint A cohort study of the incidence and risk factors for negative behavior changes in children after general anesthesia
    Robyn Stargatt
    Department of Psychology, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:846-59. 2006
    ..The primary aims of this study were to estimate the incidence of negative behavior change postanesthesia in a large cohort of children, and to identify the possible risk factors...
  26. doi request reprint Implicit memory formation during routine anesthesia in children: a double-masked randomized controlled trial
    Xiuzhi Pham
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 112:1097-104. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether there is evidence of implicit memory formation during routine anesthesia in children, using a degraded auditory stimulus recognition task...
  27. pmc Apnea after Awake Regional and General Anesthesia in Infants: The General Anesthesia Compared to Spinal Anesthesia Study--Comparing Apnea and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes, a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Andrew J Davidson
    From the Anaesthesia and Pain Management Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia A J D, G F, G O Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia A J D, G F Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia A J D, G F, R W H Academic Unit of Anaesthesia, Pain and Critical Care, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom N S M Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, United Kingdom N S M Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia S J A Department of Anaesthesia, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands J C d G Department of Anesthesia, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa, Italy N D, P T Department of Anaesthesia, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada D E W Department of Anesthesia, McGill University
    Anesthesiology 123:38-54. 2015
    ..The General Anesthesia compared to Spinal anesthesia study is a randomized, controlled trial designed to assess the influence of general anesthesia (GA) on neurodevelopment. A secondary aim is to compare rates of apnea after anesthesia...
  28. ncbi request reprint AEP-monitor/2 derived, composite auditory evoked potential index (AAI-1.6) and bispectral index as predictors of sevoflurane concentration in children
    Craig M Ironfield
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:452-9. 2007
    ..It combines auditory evoked potentials and passive EEG parameters into a single index. This study aimed to assess the AAI-1.6 as a predictor of level of anesthesia in infants and children...
  29. pmc Predictors of Failure of Awake Regional Anesthesia for Neonatal Hernia Repair: Data from the General Anesthesia Compared to Spinal Anesthesia Study--Comparing Apnea and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes
    Geoff Frawley
    From the Anaesthesia and Pain Management Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia G F, A J D Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia G F, A J D Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia G F, A J D Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, United Kingdom G B, N S M Department of Anesthesia, Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa, Italy N D Department of Anaesthesia, Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada D E W Department of Anesthesia, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada D E W Department of Anaesthesia, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands J C d G Academic Unit of Anaesthesia, Pain and Critical Care, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom N S M Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Anesthesiology 123:55-65. 2015
    ..The aim of the study is to describe success and failure rates of RA and report factors associated with failure...
  30. doi request reprint Long-term posttraumatic effects of intraoperative awareness in children
    Lauren Phelan
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:1152-6. 2009
    ..Previous studies suggest that children are less likely to be distressed than adults in the short term, but long-term consequences have only been studied retrospectively...
  31. doi request reprint A primer for clinical researchers in the emergency department: Part II: research science and conduct
    Franz E Babl
    Emergency Department, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 22:407-17. 2010
    ..Part I addressed ethical and regulatory aspects. In Part II, we describe important elements of research science, and practical elements of research conduct and administration, which form the basis for high-quality research...
  32. doi request reprint The development of a clinical markers score to predict readmission to paediatric intensive care
    Sophie Linton
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052, Australia
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 25:283-93. 2009
    ..Our objective was to identify factors associated with readmission which were identifiable both from demographics and from each LN visit, and from this develop a clinical markers score...
  33. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of inhaled methoxyflurane for procedural analgesia in children
    Franz Babl
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:148-53. 2007
    ..We conducted a pilot study to explore its use as a patient controlled analgesic for painful procedures in children in the emergency department (ED)...
  34. doi request reprint An audit of transfusion of red blood cell units in pediatric anesthesia
    Charlotte Y Keung
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:320-8. 2009
    ..Although some adult data are available, little is known about RBC use in children...
  35. doi request reprint Sevoflurane-induced changes in infants' quantifiable electroencephalogram parameters
    Stephen McKeever
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 24:766-73. 2014
    ..This may be due to frequency changes occurring in the EEG during development. Amplitude-integrated EEG (aEEG) is based primarily in the time domain and hence may have greater utility in infants...
  36. ncbi request reprint A comparison of prilocaine and lidocaine for intravenous regional anaesthesia for forearm fracture reduction in children
    Andrew J Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Paediatr Anaesth 12:146-50. 2002
    ..In this prospective blinded randomized study, we compared prilocaine and lidocaine for intravenous regional anaesthesia for forearm fracture reduction in children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Awareness and paediatric anaesthesia
    Andrew J Davidson
    Paediatr Anaesth 12:567-8. 2002