Sarah Jefferies

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Research Institute of New Zealand
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi Paracetamol in critical illness: a review
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Crit Care Resusc 14:74-80. 2012
  2. ncbi The effect of antipyretic medications on mortality in critically ill patients with infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Crit Care Resusc 13:125-31. 2011
  3. doi Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of antipyretic medications on mortality in Streptococcus pneumoniae infections
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Postgrad Med J 88:21-7. 2012
  4. ncbi What risks do women face when seeking advice during pregnancy from pharmacies and natural health retailers?
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:61-9. 2012
  5. doi Use of nebulised magnesium sulphate as an adjuvant in the treatment of acute exacerbations of COPD in adults: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Llifon Edwards
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Thorax 68:338-43. 2013
  6. ncbi A systematic review of the accuracy of peripheral thermometry in estimating core temperatures among febrile critically ill patients
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand Sarah Jefferie
    Crit Care Resusc 13:194-9. 2011
  7. ncbi What risk do consumers face when seeking medical advice from health food stores?
    Llifon Edwards
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand MRINZ, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:81-8. 2011
  8. doi Pandemic influenza A(H1N1)2009 in hospital healthcare workers in New Zealand
    Nigel J Raymond
    Department of Infectious Disease, Capital and Coast District Health Board, Wellington, New Zealand
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:196-9. 2012

Collaborators

  • Philippa Shirtcliffe
  • Sally Eyers
  • Llifon Edwards
  • Richard Beasley
  • Mark Weatherall
  • Nigel J Raymond
  • Bridget Healy
  • Kirsten Wadsworth
  • Tim K Blackmore
  • Kyle Perrin
  • Neville Berry
  • Katherine Norton

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi Paracetamol in critical illness: a review
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Crit Care Resusc 14:74-80. 2012
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  2. ncbi The effect of antipyretic medications on mortality in critically ill patients with infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Crit Care Resusc 13:125-31. 2011
    ..Antipyretic medications are widely used in critically ill patients with infection despite evidence supporting a protective, adaptive role of fever...
  3. doi Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of antipyretic medications on mortality in Streptococcus pneumoniae infections
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Postgrad Med J 88:21-7. 2012
    ..To determine whether the use of antipyretic medications in the treatment of Streptococcus pneumoniae infection affects mortality in humans or animal models...
  4. ncbi What risks do women face when seeking advice during pregnancy from pharmacies and natural health retailers?
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 125:61-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to identify the risks that a woman may face when seeking advice during pregnancy from pharmacies and health food stores (HFS) in Greater Wellington (New Zealand)...
  5. doi Use of nebulised magnesium sulphate as an adjuvant in the treatment of acute exacerbations of COPD in adults: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Llifon Edwards
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
    Thorax 68:338-43. 2013
    ..There is also some evidence of benefit from nebulised magnesium in acute severe asthma. Our hypothesis was that adjuvant magnesium treatment administered via repeated nebulisation was effective in the management of AECOPD...
  6. ncbi A systematic review of the accuracy of peripheral thermometry in estimating core temperatures among febrile critically ill patients
    Sarah Jefferies
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand Sarah Jefferie
    Crit Care Resusc 13:194-9. 2011
    ..There is uncertainty about the accuracy of peripheral thermometers in measuring temperatures within the febrile physiological range...
  7. ncbi What risk do consumers face when seeking medical advice from health food stores?
    Llifon Edwards
    Medical Research Institute of New Zealand MRINZ, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 124:81-8. 2011
    ..This study sought to highlight the general risk a consumer may face when they seek help/advice from a pharmacy or health food store (HFS)...
  8. doi Pandemic influenza A(H1N1)2009 in hospital healthcare workers in New Zealand
    Nigel J Raymond
    Department of Infectious Disease, Capital and Coast District Health Board, Wellington, New Zealand
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:196-9. 2012
    ..The flu room aided HCW care and management by facilitating rapid diagnosis and treatment. Absence of fever was common, and symptoms were nonspecific. A higher rate of H1N1 occurred in HCWs deployed in acute services...