B Frey

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The immature-to-total neutrophil ratio (IT ratio) is a sensitive indicator of sepsis after paediatric cardiopulmonary bypass
    B Frey
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, AUS
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 130:1572-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Transfusion in premature infants impairs production and/or release of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets
    B Frey
    Intensive Care Unit, Ostschweizer Kinderspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:265-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Safe paediatric intensive care. Part 2: workplace organisation, critical incident monitoring and guidelines
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 30:1292-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Safe paediatric intensive care. Part 1: Does more medical care lead to improved outcome?
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 30:1041-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Neonatal cholestatic hepatitis from carbamazepine exposure during pregnancy and breast feeding
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Pharmacother 36:644-7. 2002
  6. pmc Oxygen administration in infants
    B Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F84-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Nasopharyngeal oxygen therapy produces positive end-expiratory pressure in infants
    B Frey
    Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 160:556-60. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The value of capillary whole blood lactate for blood transfusion requirements in anaemia of prematurity
    B Frey
    Intensive Care Unit, Ostschweizer Kinderspital, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 27:222-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in red blood cell integrity related to infusion pumps: a comparison of three different pump mechanisms
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 4:465-70. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Does critical incident reporting contribute to medication error prevention?
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 161:594-9. 2002

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint The immature-to-total neutrophil ratio (IT ratio) is a sensitive indicator of sepsis after paediatric cardiopulmonary bypass
    B Frey
    Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, AUS
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 130:1572-5. 2000
    ..All septic children (n = 9) had IT ratios above the upper 95% confidence limits of the controls on the day of positive culture or on the following day. The IT ratio remains a sensitive indicator of sepsis even after CPB...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transfusion in premature infants impairs production and/or release of red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets
    B Frey
    Intensive Care Unit, Ostschweizer Kinderspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:265-7. 2002
    ..To examine whether red blood cell transfusion in infants with anaemia of prematurity alters peripheral counts of red blood cell precursors, total white blood cells and white cell differential and platelets...
  3. ncbi request reprint Safe paediatric intensive care. Part 2: workplace organisation, critical incident monitoring and guidelines
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 30:1292-7. 2004
    ..Mortality prediction models enable us to monitor quality of care and, thus, to investigate the best ways of organising intensive care and monitoring the effects of changes in practice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Safe paediatric intensive care. Part 1: Does more medical care lead to improved outcome?
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 30:1041-6. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Neonatal cholestatic hepatitis from carbamazepine exposure during pregnancy and breast feeding
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Pharmacother 36:644-7. 2002
    ..To report a case of transient cholestatic hepatitis occurring in an infant between the third and seventh weeks of life, most likely due to carbamazepine exposure during pregnancy and breast feeding...
  6. pmc Oxygen administration in infants
    B Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 88:F84-8. 2003
    ..Some methods are more economical and therefore more useful in developing countries. All the methods have potential complications and therefore need to be carefully supervised...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nasopharyngeal oxygen therapy produces positive end-expiratory pressure in infants
    B Frey
    Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Pediatr 160:556-60. 2001
    ..05). There was no significant difference in PaCO2 and R(L). Minute ventilation was significantly less with nasopharyngeal oxygen than at baseline. As expected, PaO2 increased significantly with increasing oxygen flows...
  8. ncbi request reprint The value of capillary whole blood lactate for blood transfusion requirements in anaemia of prematurity
    B Frey
    Intensive Care Unit, Ostschweizer Kinderspital, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 27:222-7. 2001
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of blood lactate as an indication for blood transfusion in anaemia of prematurity by means of a study protocol which considers the site of blood sampling and the repeatability of lactate measurements...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in red blood cell integrity related to infusion pumps: a comparison of three different pump mechanisms
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 4:465-70. 2003
    ..To study the effects of three different infusion pumps on red blood cell (RBC) integrity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Does critical incident reporting contribute to medication error prevention?
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 161:594-9. 2002
    ..Examples of system changes are: double checking for potentially harmful drugs, standardised prescription form and contact to the national drug control agency regarding misleading drug labels...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive critical incident monitoring in a neonatal-pediatric intensive care unit: experience with the system approach
    B Frey
    Intensive Care Unit, Ostschweizer Kinderspital, Claudiusstrasse 6, CH 9006 St Gallen, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 26:69-74. 2000
    ..To examine the occurrence of critical incidents (CIs) in order to improve quality of care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Warming of infusion syringes caused by electronic syringe pumps
    A Cornelius
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:549-53. 2003
    ..To evaluate inadvertent warming of the infusion syringe in four different types of electronic syringe pumps...
  13. doi request reprint Pulse oximetry: technology to reduce child mortality in developing countries
    T Duke
    Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics, MCRI, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Trop Paediatr 29:165-75. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value and pathophysiologic basis of pulsus paradoxus in infants and children with respiratory disease
    B Frey
    Intensive Care Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 31:138-43. 2001
    ..The relationship between Delta LAP and PP confirms the finding that an increase in PP is associated with a rise in left atrial transmural pressure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Advantages and disadvantages of different nasal CPAP systems in newborns
    V Buettiker
    Department of Neonatology and Intensive Care, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 30:926-30. 2004
    ..To compare three different systems of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP): the naso-pharyngeal tube and two-prong systems in newborns, focusing on duration of CPAP, side effects and cost...
  16. doi request reprint Involvement of parents in critical incidents in a neonatal-paediatric intensive care unit
    B Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:446-9. 2009
    ..Parents may thus become involved in critical incidents as contributors or detectors of critical incidents or they may be affected by critical incidents...
  17. ncbi request reprint Overtreatment in threshold and developed countries
    B Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Dis Child 93:260-3. 2008
    ..Safe and simple methods, successfully introduced in countries with limited resources, are equally useful in the industrialised world, as they have the potential to reduce the application of risky invasive therapies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pressurized bag pump and syringe pump arterial flushing systems: an unrecognized hazard in neonates?
    A Cornelius
    Department of Anesthesia, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 28:1638-43. 2002
    ..We studied flush flow velocities during intermittent arterial line purging using a flow regulating device with an infusion bag pump and a syringe pump system...
  19. pmc Pulmonary and systemic bacterial co-infections in severe RSV bronchiolitis
    L Duttweiler
    Department of Paediatric Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Dis Child 89:1155-7. 2004
    ..0-56.8%), half community acquired and half nosocomial. As clinical signs are not helpful in identifying these patients, tracheal aspirates have to be investigated microbiologically on a routine basis in order to start antibiotics in time...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of photoplethysmography in paediatric intensive care
    Bernhard Frey
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 34:578-82. 2008
    ..The photoplethysmographic wave is displayed by most pulse oximeters. It may be used as a non-invasive alternative to invasive arterial blood pressure trace analysis for continuous haemodynamic monitoring in selected situations...
  21. pmc Pneumomediastinum in the neonatal and paediatric intensive care unit
    Annik Hauri-Hohl
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 167:415-8. 2008
    ..It is diagnosed by chest X-ray alone. We identified mechanical events leading to the airway rupture in most children >4 weeks of life, whereas we were unable to identify a cause in half of the neonates studied (idiopathic PM)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Monocyte function-associated antigen expression during and after pediatric cardiac surgery
    Peter Gessler
    Divisions of Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine, University Children s Hospital of Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:54-60. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that the expression of different function-related receptors on circulating monocytes might reflect the net response of the inflammatory reaction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measurement of cerebral oxygenation state in anaesthetized children using the INVOS 5100 cerebral oximeter
    Alexander Dullenkopf
    Departments of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, CH 8032 Zurich
    Paediatr Anaesth 13:384-91. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of cerebral oxygenation measurement in neonates and infants in the clinical setting using the NIRO 300 oximeter
    Alexander Dullenkopf
    Department of Anesthesia, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:344-7. 2005
    ..To study reproducibility of cerebral tissue oxygenation index (cTOI) values in neonates and infants in a clinical setting using the NIRO 300 oximeter (Hamamatsu Photonics, Hamamatsu City, Japan)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Near-infrared spectroscopic cerebral oxygenation reading in neonates and infants is associated with central venous oxygen saturation
    Markus Weiss
    Department of Anaesthesia, University Children s Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Paediatr Anaesth 15:102-9. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new combined transcutaneous measurement of PCO2/pulse oximetry oxygen saturation ear sensor in newborn patients
    Vera Bernet-Buettiker
    Department of Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatrics 115:e64-8. 2005
    ..The monitor combines pulse oximetry and Ptcco(2) measurement in a single ear sensor, which works at 42 degrees C to enhance blood flow in capillaries below the sensor...
  27. ncbi request reprint Arterial fast bolus flush systems used routinely in neonates and infants cause retrograde embolization of flush solution into the central arterial and cerebral circulation
    Markus Weiss
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Can J Anaesth 50:386-91. 2003
    ..To evaluate the risk of retrograde embolization of flush solution in neonates and infants with routinely used electronic syringe pumps and infusion bag pump flush systems...
  28. ncbi request reprint Goal-directed therapy may improve outcome in complex patients--depending on the chosen treatment end point
    Bernhard Frey
    Intensive Care Med 31:508-9. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of workload in patients with congestive heart failure
    Martin Huelsmann
    Department of Cardiology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am Heart J 143:308-12. 2002
    ..These parameters were not yet compared in a multivariate analysis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Transplacental metabolic alkalosis
    Patrik Schimert
    Department of Neonatology and Intensive Care, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Paediatr Child Health 43:851-3. 2007
    ..In the absence of symptoms, most of the cases might be undetected. The usual neonatal outcome of anorexia and/or bulimia nervosa in pregnancy is a lower birthweight and a lower risk for instrumental delivery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Transvenous defibrillation leads: high incidence of failure during long-term follow-up
    Uwe Dorwarth
    Department of Medicine I, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:38-43. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and clinical presentation of transvenous ICD lead failures during long-term follow-up...
  32. ncbi request reprint Release of nucleated red blood cells early after cardiorespiratory arrest
    Bernhard Frey
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:180-1. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint The silent epidemic of falls from buildings: analysis of risk factors
    Lena Mayer
    Department of Intensive Care and Neonatology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, 8032, Switzerland
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:743-8. 2006
    ..This information may foster focused prevention...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for the success of noninvasive mask ventilation in infants and children with acute respiratory failure
    Vera Bernet
    Department of Neonatology and Intensive Care, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:660-4. 2005
    ..This study was performed to determine prognostic variables for the success of NIV in a group of infants and children with respiratory failure for a wide range of reasons...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hypercapnic acidosis is mostly good for critically ill children: Also after cardiopulmonary bypass?
    Bernhard Frey
    Crit Care Med 33:1154-6. 2005