Brian H Cuthbertson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Glycaemic control and prediction of ICU stay
    David Fallaha
    Resuscitation 75:389-90. 2007
  2. pmc A pragmatic randomised, controlled trial of intensive care follow up programmes in improving longer-term outcomes from critical illness. The PRACTICAL study
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Health Service Research Unit, Health Sciences Building, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:116. 2007
  3. pmc The impact of critical care outreach: is there one?
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Clinical Senior Lecturer in Critical Care and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Health Services Research Unit, Health Sciences Building, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Crit Care 11:179. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Intracranial pressure measurement, induced hypothermia and barbiturate coma in meningitis associated with intractable raised intracranial pressure
    B H Cuthbertson
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland AB25 2ZD, UK
    Anaesthesia 59:908-11. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in predicting perioperative cardiac events in patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    B H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Anaesth 99:170-6. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The effects of etomidate on adrenal responsiveness and mortality in patients with septic shock
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    Intensive Care Med 35:1868-76. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels and early outcome after cardiac surgery: a prospective cohort study
    B H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Br J Anaesth 103:647-53. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life before and after intensive care
    B H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Anaesthesia 60:332-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in predicting medium-term mortality in patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am J Cardiol 100:1310-3. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and the prediction of outcome in patients admitted to intensive care
    B H Cuthbertson
    Medical School, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Scotland
    Anaesthesia 60:16-21. 2005

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Glycaemic control and prediction of ICU stay
    David Fallaha
    Resuscitation 75:389-90. 2007
  2. pmc A pragmatic randomised, controlled trial of intensive care follow up programmes in improving longer-term outcomes from critical illness. The PRACTICAL study
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Health Service Research Unit, Health Sciences Building, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:116. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc The impact of critical care outreach: is there one?
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Clinical Senior Lecturer in Critical Care and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Health Services Research Unit, Health Sciences Building, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Crit Care 11:179. 2007
    ..It is now time to ask some difficult questions about the future of outreach, including whether the lack of evidence should lead to disinvestment in such services...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intracranial pressure measurement, induced hypothermia and barbiturate coma in meningitis associated with intractable raised intracranial pressure
    B H Cuthbertson
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland AB25 2ZD, UK
    Anaesthesia 59:908-11. 2004
    ..We report the use of intracranial pressure monitoring, mild hypothermia and barbiturate coma in a patient with meningococcal meningitis complicated by raised intracranial pressure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in predicting perioperative cardiac events in patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    B H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Anaesth 99:170-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that they would identify individuals at increased risk of early cardiac complications after major non-cardiac surgery. The current study tests this hypothesis...
  6. doi request reprint The effects of etomidate on adrenal responsiveness and mortality in patients with septic shock
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    Intensive Care Med 35:1868-76. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels and early outcome after cardiac surgery: a prospective cohort study
    B H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Br J Anaesth 103:647-53. 2009
    ..There are, however, limited data regarding the utility of NT-proBNP or BNP levels in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The current study assesses the ability of NT-proBNP to predict early outcome in this setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life before and after intensive care
    B H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Anaesthesia 60:332-9. 2005
    ..ICU patients experience a considerable longer-term burden of ill health...
  9. ncbi request reprint Utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in predicting medium-term mortality in patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am J Cardiol 100:1310-3. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and the prediction of outcome in patients admitted to intensive care
    B H Cuthbertson
    Medical School, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Scotland
    Anaesthesia 60:16-21. 2005
    ..04) and in patients with raised creatinine > or = 110 micromol.l(-1) (p = 0.02). We concluded that B-type natriuretic peptide, measured soon after admission to intensive care, does not usefully predict outcome after intensive care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic-treated infections in intensive care patients in the UK
    B H Cuthbertson
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Anaesthesia 59:885-90. 2004
    ..We conclude that the mean duration of treatment contrasts with existing published guidelines, highlighting the need for further studies on duration and efficacy of treatment in intensive care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder after critical illness requiring general intensive care
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Medicine and Therapeutics, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Intensive Care Med 30:450-5. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence and severity of symptoms related to the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a cohort of general ICU patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint UK guidelines for the use of inhaled nitric oxide therapy in adult ICUs. American-European Consensus Conference on ALI/ARDS
    B H Cuthbertson
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Institute of Medical Sciences, Medical School, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
    Intensive Care Med 23:1212-8. 1997
    ..Our aim was to produce guidelines for the clinical application of inhaled NO in adult intensive care practice, based upon the current level of published information...
  14. ncbi request reprint The utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in predicting postoperative cardiac events and mortality in patients undergoing major emergency non-cardiac surgery
    B H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland AB25 2ZD, UK
    Anaesthesia 62:875-81. 2007
    ..In this small study, pre-operative BNP levels identify patients undergoing major emergency non-cardiac surgery who are at increased risk of early postoperative cardiac events. Larger studies are required to confirm these data...
  15. doi request reprint Use of preoperative natriuretic peptides and echocardiographic parameters in predicting new-onset atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective comparative study
    Patrick H Gibson
    Department of Cardiology, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am Heart J 158:244-51. 2009
    ..We prospectively compared the ability of echocardiographic parameters and the cardiac neurohormones, brain natriuretic peptide (BNP), and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) to predict AF in this setting...
  16. doi request reprint Usefulness of neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio as predictor of new-onset atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Patrick H Gibson
    Department of Cardiology, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am J Cardiol 105:186-91. 2010
    ..In conclusion, these results support an inflammatory etiology in postoperative AF but suggest that other factors are also important...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between postoperative cardiac troponin I levels and outcome of cardiac surgery
    Bernard L Croal
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB25 2ZD
    Circulation 114:1468-75. 2006
    ..Interpretation of troponin levels in this setting may therefore be complex. This study assessed the prognostic significance of such measurements, taking into account potential confounding variables...
  18. ncbi request reprint Uric acid levels and outcome from coronary artery bypass grafting
    Graham S Hillis
    Department of Cardiology, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:200-5. 2009
    ..Their utility in patients undergoing surgical revascularization has not, however, been assessed. We hypothesized that serum uric acid levels would predict the outcome of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting...
  19. doi request reprint Developing a team performance framework for the intensive care unit
    Tom W Reader
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Kings College, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Crit Care Med 37:1787-93. 2009
    ..The purpose of this review is to consolidate the most robust findings from this research into an intensive care unit (ICU) team performance framework...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship between renal function and outcome from heart valve surgery
    Patrick H Gibson
    Department of Cardiology, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Am Heart J 156:893-9. 2008
    ..The prognostic importance of renal function in patients undergoing surgery for valvular heart disease is poorly defined. The current study addresses this issue...
  21. doi request reprint N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide is an independent predictor of postoperative myocardial injury in patients undergoing major vascular surgery
    Sriram Rajagopalan
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, NHS Grampian, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 48:912-7; discussion 917. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine if N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-pro-BNP), with its longer half-life and greater plasma stability, can predict postoperative myocardial injury in vascular patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preoperative neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and outcome from coronary artery bypass grafting
    Patrick H Gibson
    Department of Cardiology, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am Heart J 154:995-1002. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that the N/L ratio would predict the outcome of patients undergoing surgical revascularization...
  23. ncbi request reprint Relation of left atrial volume to B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with stable chronic heart failure
    Justin L Barclay
    Department of Cardiology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Am J Cardiol 98:98-101. 2006
    ..This may help explain the relatively modest correlation between BNP and acute measures of LV filling and the heterogeneity in BNP levels in patients with stable heart failure...
  24. ncbi request reprint Utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in predicting the level of peri- and postoperative cardiovascular support required after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Medicine and Therapeutics, Medical School, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Crit Care Med 33:437-42. 2005
    ..To determine whether preoperative plasma levels of B-type natriuretic peptide would allow for the prediction of perioperative and early postoperative cardiovascular support requirements and hospital bed usage after coronary artery surgery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of inhaled nitric oxide in British intensive therapy units
    B H Cuthbertson
    Institute of Medical Sciences, Medical School, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill
    Br J Anaesth 78:696-700. 1997
    ..4%) satisfactory replies were received. We present the survey results and put forward recommendations based on current literature and our own clinical experience for the safe use of inhaled nitric oxide...
  26. ncbi request reprint Can physiological variables and early warning scoring systems allow early recognition of the deteriorating surgical patient?
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Health Services Research Unit and Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Crit Care Med 35:402-9. 2007
    ..We aimed to test the ability of physiologic variables, either alone or in existing early scoring systems, to predict major deterioration in a patient's condition and attempt to derive functions with superior accuracy...
  27. doi request reprint Activated protein C inhibits chemotaxis and interleukin-6 release by human neutrophils without affecting other neutrophil functions
    H F Galley
    Academic Unit of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, School of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Anaesth 100:815-9. 2008
    ..The effects of APC on inflammatory responses have also been reported. Neutrophils are key cells involved in early host defence mechanisms in sepsis. We hypothesized that APC may have effects on neutrophil function...
  28. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary communication in the intensive care unit
    T W Reader
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Kings College, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Br J Anaesth 98:347-52. 2007
    ..This study examines whether ICU doctors and nurses have a shared perception of interdisciplinary communication in the UK ICU...
  29. ncbi request reprint Non-technical skills in the intensive care unit
    T Reader
    Industrial Psychology Research Centre, King s College Old Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Br J Anaesth 96:551-9. 2006
    ..Examples of such research highlight the utility of these techniques...
  30. pmc Developing a placebo-controlled trial in surgery: issues of design, acceptability and feasibility
    M K Campbell
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Trials 12:50. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Communication skills and error in the intensive care unit
    Tom W Reader
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Kings College, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:732-6. 2007
    ..This review considers communication research recently conducted in the intensive care unit and other acute domains...
  32. ncbi request reprint Critical care outwith the intensive care unit
    Holder Paul
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Clin Med 5:449-51. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Renal function and outcome from coronary artery bypass grafting: impact on mortality after a 2.3-year follow-up
    Graham S Hillis
    Department of Cardiology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, UK
    Circulation 113:1056-62. 2006
    ..Recent studies have suggested that estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is a more discriminatory measure. However, data on the utility of eGFR in predicting outcome from CABG are limited...
  34. ncbi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide as a marker of lung injury in coronary artery bypass surgery
    B H Cuthbertson
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Br J Anaesth 89:247-50. 2002
    ..We performed a study of the use of exhaled NO as a marker of developing acute lung injury during and after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients requiring cardiopulmonary bypass...
  35. pmc Patient safety: helping medical students understand error in healthcare
    Rona Patey
    Department of Anaesthesia, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:256-9. 2007
    ..A literature review did not reveal any patient safety courses in the core undergraduate medical curriculum. Therefore a new module was designed and piloted...
  36. doi request reprint Evidence-based selection of theories for designing behaviour change interventions: using methods based on theoretical construct domains to understand clinicians' blood transfusion behaviour
    Jill J Francis
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 14:625-46. 2009
    ..It was used here to investigate clinicians' transfusion behaviour in intensive care units (ICU). Evidence suggests that red blood cells transfusion could be reduced for some patients without reducing quality of care...
  37. doi request reprint Activated protein C for the treatment of severe sepsis
    G Houston
    Intensive Care Unit, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:319-24. 2009
    ..Significant doubt remains as to the role of recombinant human activated protein C in the management of severe sepsis, and this review aims to summarize the evidence both for and against its use...
  38. doi request reprint Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of arthroscopic lavage in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: a mixed methods study of the feasibility of conducting a surgical placebo-controlled trial (the KORAL study)
    M K Campbell
    Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:1-180. 2010
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Socio-economic status and early outcome from coronary artery bypass grafting
    P H Gibson
    Department of Cardiology, University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Heart 95:793-8. 2009
    ..To determine the effects of socio-economic status (SES) on the outcome of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Renal function, revascularization and risk
    Graham S Hillis
    Eur Heart J 28:782-4. 2007
  41. doi request reprint Life after intensive care--it's life... but not as we know it!
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Crit Care Med 36:1668-9. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Psychological consequences of critical illness: aftercare or an afterthought?
    Alastair M Hull
    Multidisciplinary Adult Psychotherapy Service, NHS Tayside, Murray Royal Hospital, Perth PH2 7BH
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 68:474-6. 2007
    ..As the physical care of individuals with critical illness has improved greater numbers have survived. However, until recently the psychological response to such critical illness has received comparatively little attention...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of drotrecogin alfa (activated) for the treatment of severe sepsis in the United Kingdom
    Colin Green
    Southampton Health Technology Assessment Centre, University of Southampton, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:90-100. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of drotrecogin alfa (activated) compared with best supportive care in a UK cohort of adult intensive-care patients with severe sepsis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Burnout in the ICU: potential consequences for staff and patient well-being
    Thomas W Reader
    Intensive Care Med 34:4-6. 2008
  45. doi request reprint Optimising early warning scoring systems
    Brian H Cuthbertson
    Resuscitation 77:153-4. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint The findings of the International Conference on Medical Emergency Teams are biased and misleading
    Richard J Price
    Crit Care Med 35:992-3. 2007