Affiliation: St Vincent's Hospital
- Do outlier inpatients experience more emergency calls in hospital? An observational cohort studyJohn D Santamaria
Intensive Care Unit, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 200:45-8. 2014..To determine the effect of spending time as an outlier (ie, an inpatient who spends time away from his or her "home" ward) on the frequency of emergency calls for patients admitted to a tertiary referral hospital...
- Age of red blood cells and mortality in the critically illVille Pettila
Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne 3004, Victoria, Australia
Crit Care 15:R116. 2011..We hypothesized that exposure to even a single unit of older RBCs may be associated with an increased risk of death...
- A phase 1 trial of nebulised heparin in acute lung injuryBarry Dixon
Department of Intensive Care, St Vincent s Hospital, 41 Victoria Parade, Melbourne 3065, Australia
Crit Care 12:R64. 2008..No human studies have been undertaken to date. We assessed the feasibility, safety and potential anticoagulant effects of administration of nebulised heparin to patients with ALI...
- An intensivist-led tracheostomy review team is associated with shorter decannulation time and length of stay: a prospective cohort studyAntony E Tobin
Intensive Care Unit, St, Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, PO Box 2900, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia
Crit Care 12:R48. 2008..We formed an intensivist-led multidisciplinary team to oversee ward management of such patients. To evaluate the service, we compared outcomes for the first 3 years of the service with those in the year preceding the service...
- Changing cardiac arrest and hospital mortality rates through a medical emergency team takes time and constant reviewJohn Santamaria
Department of Intensive Care Unit, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Crit Care Med 38:445-50. 2010..To determine the long-term impact of a medical emergency team on survival and to assess the utility of administrative data to monitor outcomes...
- Arterial carbon dioxide tension and outcome in patients admitted to the intensive care unit after cardiac arrestAntoine G Schneider
Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Resuscitation 84:927-34. 2013..Arterial carbon dioxide tension (PaCO2) affects neuronal function and cerebral blood flow. However, its association with outcome in patients admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) after cardiac arrest (CA) has not been evaluated...
- Coagulation activation and organ dysfunction following cardiac surgeryBarry Dixon
Intensive Care, St Vincent s Hospital, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria 3065, Australia
Chest 128:229-36. 2005..We documented the association between coagulation activation and organ dysfunction to investigate whether coagulation activation also plays a role in organ injury following cardiac surgery with CPB...
- Metamorphosis: the natural history of coronary heart disease. Sudden death is common. Unexpected death is notMichael Jelinek
Cardiology Unit and Intensive Care Unit, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Int J Cardiol 118:10-3. 2007..Only a small proportion of deaths occur in patients with stable CHD and no HF. Intervention in stable patients without CHF is unlikely to reduce sudden or unexpected death in patients with CHD...
- Insurance status and mortality in critically ill patientsLucinda E K Gabriel
Department of Intensive Care, Barwon Health, Geelong, Vic, Australia
Crit Care Resusc 18:43-9. 2016..We aimed to determine if there was an independent relationship between the presence or absence of compensable insurance status and mortality, after admission to the intensive care unit...
- Timing and interventions of emergency teams during the MERIT studyArthas Flabouris
Intensive Care Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, Australia
Resuscitation 81:25-30. 2010..To examine interventions and timing of emergency team calls in hospitals with or without a medical emergency team (MET)...