Affiliation: University of New South Wales
- Pro/Con debate: is procalcitonin useful for guiding antibiotic decision making in critically ill patients?Yahya Shehabi
Acute Care Clinical Program, Intensive Care and Research, Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
Crit Care 12:211. 2008..You review the situation with your team and one suggestion is to consider using biomarkers such as procalcitonin to better guide appropriate antibiotic decision making...
- Burnout syndrome among Australian intensivists: a surveyYahya Shehabi
Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, NSW
Crit Care Resusc 10:312-5. 2008..To examine practice patterns and workload of practising Australian intensivists and to investigate the risk and prevalence of "burnout syndrome"...
- Sedation depth and long-term mortality in mechanically ventilated critically ill adults: a prospective longitudinal multicentre cohort studyYahya Shehabi
Department of Intensive Care, University New South Wales Clinical School, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Barker St, Randwick, NSW, 2031, Australia
Intensive Care Med 39:910-8. 2013..To ascertain the relationship among early (first 48 h) deep sedation, time to extubation, delirium and long-term mortality...
- Early intensive care sedation predicts long-term mortality in ventilated critically ill patientsYahya Shehabi
M B B S, E M B A, University of New South Wales Clinical School and Prince of Wales Hospital, Program of Acute Care, Department of Intensive Care Services, Barker Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:724-31. 2012..01-1.16; P = 0.026) but not delirium occurring after 48 hours (P = 0.19). Conclusions: Early sedation depth independently predicts delayed extubation and increased mortality, making it a potential target for interventional studies...
- Delirium duration and mortality in lightly sedated, mechanically ventilated intensive care patientsYahya Shehabi
University of New South Wales Clinical School, The Prince of Wales Hospital Campus, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
Crit Care Med 38:2311-8. 2010..To determine the relationship between the number of delirium days experienced by intensive care patients and mortality, ventilation time, and intensive care unit stay...
- The effect of dexmedetomidine on agitation during weaning of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patientsY Shehabi
Acute Care Program, Intensive Care Department, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Anaesth Intensive Care 38:82-90. 2010..Dexmedetomidine achieved rapid resolution of agitation and facilitated ventilatory weaning after failure of conventional therapy. Its role as first-line therapy in ventilated, agitated patients warrants further investigation...
- Prevalence of delirium with dexmedetomidine compared with morphine based therapy after cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled trial (DEXmedetomidine COmpared to Morphine-DEXCOM Study)Yahya Shehabi
University of New South Wales Clinical School, Sydney, Australia
Anesthesiology 111:1075-84. 2009..This double-blinded study assessed the neurobehavioral, hemodynamic, and sedative characteristics of dexmedetomidine compared with morphine-based regimen after cardiac surgery at equivalent levels of sedation and analgesia...
- Sedation and delirium in the intensive care unit: an Australian and New Zealand perspectiveY Shehabi
Intensive Care Services, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Anaesth Intensive Care 36:570-8. 2008..In Australian and New Zealand intensive care units, routine use of sedation scales is common but not universal, while routine delirium assessment is rare. The use of a sedation protocol is valuable and should be encouraged...
- Dexmedetomidine infusion without loading dose in surgical patients requiring mechanical ventilation: haemodynamic effects and efficacyM Ickeringill
Prince of Wales Hospital, Intensive Care Unit, Randwick, New South Wales
Anaesth Intensive Care 32:741-5. 2004..Omitting the loading dose avoided undesirable haemodynamic effects without compromising sedation and analgesia...
- A novel method for insertion of post-pyloric feeding tubes at the bedside without endoscopic or fluoroscopic assistance: a prospective studyCornelis Slagt
Department of Anaesthesiology, General Hospital De Heel, Zaans Medical Center, P O Box 210, 1500 EE Zaandam, The Netherlands
Intensive Care Med 30:103-7. 2004..To assess a novel method, adapted from already published literature, for bedside placement of nasojejunal feeding tubes using erythromycin, air insufflation of the stomach and continuous ECG guidance...