Michael C Reade
Affiliation: University of Queensland
- The problem of definitions in measuring and managing ICU cognitive functionMichael C Reade
Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Crit Care Resusc 14:236-43. 2012..Although there is no simple solution, we suggest better awareness of these problems will be helpful. Further, we propose a simplified categorisation to facilitate clinical communication and treatment in the ICU...
- Review article: management of cyanide poisoningMichael C Reade
Australian Resuscitation Council, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, College of Surgeons Gardens, Melbourne, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 24:225-38. 2012..The indications for the use of an antidote, the requirements for supportive care and a recommended approach for workplaces where there is a risk of cyanide poisoning are presented...
- Routine use of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) by bedside nurses may underdiagnose deliriumMichael C Reade
Intensive Care Unit, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Crit Care Resusc 13:217-24. 2011..The Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) is emerging as the most frequently used tool for identifying delirium among critically ill patients...
- Dynamic lactate indices as predictors of outcome in critically ill patientsAlistair Nichol
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Crit Care 15:R242. 2011..We aimed to compare the predictive value of dynamic indices of lactatemia in the first 24 hours of intensive care unit (ICU) admission with the value of more commonly used static indices...
- Haemodynamic Impact of a slower pump speed at start of continuous renal replacement therapy in critically Ill adults with acute kidney injury: a prospective before-and-after studyGlenn M Eastwood
Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
Blood Purif 33:52-8. 2012..Patients are at risk of haemodynamic instability when starting continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)...
- Critical care nurses' opinion and self-reported practice of oxygen therapy: a surveyGlenn M Eastwood
Intensive Care Unit, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Aust Crit Care 25:23-30. 2012..Critical care nurses frequently and independently manage oxygen therapy. Despite the importance of oxygen therapy, there is limited evidence to inform or support critical care nurses' oxygen therapy practices...
- 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...
- The pursuit of a high central venous oxygen saturation in sepsis: growing concernsRinaldo Bellomo
Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Studley Rd, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
Crit Care 12:130. 2008..Until such studies are completed, basing international treatment guidelines on a single centre study performed in what may turn out to be a highly atypical environment would seem premature...
- Revisiting Mars and Venus: understanding gender differences in critical illnessMichael C Reade
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Austin Hospital and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3084, Australia
Crit Care 15:180. 2011..However, if true gender effects can be identified, examination of their biological or psychosocial causes will be warranted...