Jennifer D Paratz
Affiliation: University of Queensland
- Efficacy and safety of normal saline instillation: a systematic reviewJennifer D Paratz
Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
Physiotherapy 95:241-50. 2009..To investigate the efficacy and safety of the technique of instillation of normal saline prior to suction of airways in intubated patients...
- Intensive exercise after thermal injury improves physical, functional, and psychological outcomesJennifer D Paratz
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 73:186-94. 2012..This study aimed to investigate the effects of an exercise program on physical, functional, and quality of life measures...
- Re-admission to intensive care: identification of risk factorsJennifer Paratz
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Physiother Res Int 10:154-63. 2005..The aim of the present study was to identify factors which place patients at a higher risk of re-admission to intensive care...
- Physical activity and cancer prevention: a systematic review of clinical trialsBrooke M Winzer
School of Medicine, Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Cancer Causes Control 22:811-26. 2011..We aimed to systematically review the effect of exercise on various biomarkers...
- Case report: inspiratory muscle training in chronic critically ill patients--a report of two casesAngela T Chang
Division of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, School of Physiotherapy, Brisbane, Australia
Physiother Res Int 10:222-6. 2005..This report describes the application of inspiratory muscle training in two patients following successful discharge from an intensive care unit (ICU) after prolonged mechanical ventilation...
- Ventilatory changes following head-up tilt and standing in healthy subjectsAngela T Chang
Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Eur J Appl Physiol 95:409-17. 2005..This has implications for exercise prescription and rehabilitation of critically ill patients who have reduced cardiovascular and respiratory reserve...
- Lateral positioning of ventilated intensive care patients: a study of oxygenation, respiratory mechanics, hemodynamics, and adverse eventsPeter J Thomas
Department of Physiotherapy, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Heart Lung 36:277-86. 2007..To investigate the effect of 90 degrees lateral positioning on oxygenation, respiratory mechanics, and hemodynamics in ventilated intensive care patients...
- Comparison of flow rates produced by two frequently used manual hyperinflation circuits: a benchtop studyAlison M Jones
University of Queensland, Australia
Heart Lung 38:513-6. 2009....
- Ventilatory effects of neurophysiological facilitation and passive movement in patients with neurological injuryAngela Chang
Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
Aust J Physiother 48:305-10. 2002....
- Standing with assistance of a tilt table in intensive care: a survey of Australian physiotherapy practiceAngela T Chang
School of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
Aust J Physiother 50:51-4. 2004..A moderate level of agreement is demonstrated by physiotherapists regarding indications to commence tilt table treatment and adjunct modalities combined with standing with assistance of the tilt table...
- Reduced inspiratory muscle endurance following successful weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilationAngela T Chang
Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Chest 128:553-9. 2005..However, its relationship to the duration of mechanical ventilation is not known. The aim of this study was to assess respiratory muscle endurance and its relationship to the duration of mechanical ventilation...
- Characteristics of bloodstream infections in burn patients: An 11-year retrospective studyBhavik M Patel
Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Burns 38:685-90. 2012..We sought to determine the organisms that caused BSI and factors that could predict the outcome of BSI...
- Don't be a flamin' fool: effectiveness of an adult burn prevention media campaign in two regions in Queensland, Australia--an interventional studyMichael J Muller
Professor Stuart Pegg Adult Burn Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:652-7. 2013..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a targeted burn prevention message on burn safety knowledge and behavior...
- Exercise and the Prevention of Oesophageal Cancer (EPOC) study protocol: a randomized controlled trial of exercise versus stretching in males with Barrett's oesophagusBrooke M Winzer
The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
BMC Cancer 10:292. 2010..Body composition, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease symptoms, cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength will also be assessed as secondary outcomes...
- Standing with the assistance of a tilt table improves minute ventilation in chronic critically ill patientsAngela T Chang
Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1972-6. 2004..To investigate the effect of standing with assistance of the tilt table on ventilatory parameters and arterial blood gases in intensive care patients...
- Abdominal binder improves lung volumes and voice in people with tetraplegic spinal cord injuryBrooke M Wadsworth
Physiotherapy Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:2189-97. 2012..To investigate the effect of an elasticated abdominal binder on respiratory, voice, and blood pressure outcomes for people with a motor complete acute tetraplegia during the first year after injury...
- Early rehabilitation in sepsis: a prospective randomised controlled trial investigating functional and physiological outcomes The i-PERFORM Trial (Protocol Article)Geetha Kayambu
Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4029, Australia
BMC Anesthesiol 11:21. 2011..abstract:..
- Effect of intravenous GLutamine supplementation IN Trauma patients receiving enteral nutrition study protocol (GLINT Study): a prospective, blinded, randomised, placebo-controlled clinical trialRuqaiya M Al Balushi
The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Burns, Trauma and Critical Care Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
BMJ Open 1:e000334. 2011..Trial registration number This trial is registered at http://www.clinicaltrials.gov. NCT01240291...
- Predictive utility of the 6-minute walk distance on survival in patients awaiting lung transplantationMichael Patrick Tuppin
Queensland Heart and Lung Transplant Unit, Prince Charles Hospital, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Heart Lung Transplant 27:729-34. 2008..This study aimed to determine the hazard function associated with the 6MWD, and its utility relative to other prognostic variables...
- Muscle stretching technique increases vital capacity and range of motion in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseMichael T Putt
Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1103-7. 2008....
- Manual hyperinflation causes norepinephrine releaseJennifer Paratz
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Heart Lung 35:262-8. 2006..To measure hemodynamics and plasma catecholamines during manual hyperinflation (MHI) in ventilated patients...
- Peripheral muscle strength training in COPD: a systematic reviewSimone D O'Shea
BPthy Hons, Wodonga Regional Health Service, PO Box 156, Wodonga, Vic, 3689, Australia
Chest 126:903-14. 2004..Aim: The purpose of this review was to examine systematically the current evidence for peripheral muscle strength training in people with COPD...
- A Saturday physiotherapy service may decrease length of stay in patients undergoing rehabilitation in hospital: a randomised controlled trialNatasha K Brusco
La Trobe University, Australia
Aust J Physiother 53:75-81. 2007..Is additional Saturday physiotherapy intervention beneficial for inpatients undergoing rehabilitation?..
- The Mapleson C circuit clears more secretions than the Laerdal circuit during manual hyperinflation in mechanically-ventilated patients: a randomised cross-over trialCarol Hodgson
Physiotherapy, The Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Vic, 3181, Australia
Aust J Physiother 53:33-8. 2007..What is the effect of the Mapleson C circuit compared with the Laerdal circuit in removing secretions and improving ventilation and gas exchange during manual hyperinflation?..
- The effect of additional physiotherapy to hospital inpatients outside of regular business hours: a systematic reviewNatasha K Brusco
The Angliss Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Physiother Theory Pract 22:291-307. 2006..Investigation should continue in this area, but future trials should ensure factors such as random allocation, groups equal at baseline, blinded investigators, and proven intervention are included in the study design...
- Comparison of the effectiveness of manual and ventilator hyperinflation at different levels of positive end-expiratory pressure in artificially ventilated and intubated intensive care patientsCamila Savian
Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Heart Lung 35:334-41. 2006....