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Volume 39, Issue 6, 989-1172 November 2011

 TitlePages 
Cover Note
The history of premedication
C. Ball, RN. Westhorpe
991-991
Editorial
Do we understand the impact of altered physiology, consequent interventions and resultant clinical scenarios in the intensive care unit? The antibiotic story
J. Lipman, AA. Udy, JA. Roberts
999-1000
Bayesian statistics: how to quantify uncertainty
TJ. McCulloch
1001-1003
Review
[+] Hydrogen peroxide – a party trick from the past?
CJ. Reid, M. Alcock, D. Penn
1004-1008
Critically Appraised Topic
[+] Laryngeal mask airway for airway control during percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy
T. Pratt, J. Bromilow
1009-1013
Original Paper
[+] A comparison of three minimally invasive cardiac output devices with thermodilution in elective cardiac surgery
TD. Phan, R. Kluger, C. Wan, D. Wong, AC. Padayachee
1014-1021
[+] Comparison of fluid compartments and fluid responsiveness in septic and non-septic patients
M. Sánchez, M. Jiménez-Lendínez, M. Cidoncha, MJ. Asensio, E. Herrero, A. Collado, M. Santacruz
1022-1029
[+] Optimal dose of vancomycin for treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in critically ill patients
J. Chung, JM. Oh, EM. Cho, HJ. Jang, SB. Hong, CM. Lim, YS. Koh
1030-1037
[+] An anatomical study of the intradural space
CB. Collier, MA. Reina, A. Prats-Galino, F. Machés
1038-1042
[+] Relationship between intracranial pressure monitoring and outcomes in severe traumatic brain injury patients
S. Haddad, AS. Aldawood, A. Alferayan, NA. Russell, HM. Tamim, YM. Arabi
1043-1050
[+] Effect of statins on the clinical outcomes of patients with sepsis
J. Goodin, C. Manrique, M. Dulohery, J. Sampson, M. Saettele, O. Dabbagh
1051-1055
[+] Aminotransferase levels in relation to short-term use of acetaminophen four grams daily in postoperative cardiothoracic patients in the intensive care unit
SJGM. Ahlers, L. van Gulik, EPA. van Dongen, P. Bruins, D. Tibboel, CAJ. Knibbe
1056-1063
[+] A randomised controlled trial of pharmacist medication histories and supplementary prescribing on medication errors in postoperative medications
SB. Marotti, RK. Kerridge, MD. Grimer
1064-1070
[+] Evaluating sleep characteristics in intensive care unit and non-intensive care unit physicians
G. Ok, H. Yilmaz, D. Tok, K. Erbüyün, S. Çoban, G. Dinç
1071-1075
[+] Two-dimensional mapping to assess direction and magnitude of needle tip error in ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia
S. Hebard, G. Hocking, K. Murray
1076-1081
[+] International retrieval of adults on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support
P. Forrest, JY. Cheong, MP. Vallely, PJ. Torzillo, PN. Hendel, MK. Wilson, PG. Bannon, MS. Bayfield, R. Herkes, SW. Walker
1082-1085
[+] A triad algorithm for analysing individual ante- and post-mortem findings to improve the quality of intensive care
M. Podbregar, E. Kralj, R. Cicak, A. Pavlinjek
1086-1092
[+] Comparison of the Bonfils and Levitan optical stylets for tracheal intubation: a clinical study
A. Webb, H. Kolawole, S. Leong, TE. Loughnan, T. Crofts, C. Bowden
1093-1097
[+] A comparison of the forces applied to a manikin during laryngoscopy with the GlideScope® and Macintosh laryngoscopes
T. Russell, C. Lee, M. Firat, RM. Cooper
1098-1102
[+] Evaluation of a humidified nasal high-flow oxygen system, using oxygraphy, capnography and measurement of upper airway pressures
JE. Ritchie, AB. Williams, C. Gerard, H. Hockey
1103-1110
[+] Benefits and risks associated with the R100 high frequency oscillatory ventilator for patients with severe hypoxaemic respiratory failure
T. Niwa, R. Hasegawa, M. Ryuge, M. Kawase, Y. Kondoh, H. Taniguchi
1111-1119
Audit
[+] Surgical tension pneumothorax during laparoscopic repair of massive hiatus hernia: a different situation requiring different management
S. Phillips, GL. Falk
1120-1123
Case Report
[+] Thrombotic microangiopathy in two tiger snake envenomations
AJ. Casamento, GK. Isbister
1124-1127
[+] Nasogastric medication for perioperative Parkinson’s rigidity during anaesthesia emergence
P. Stagg, T. Grice
1128-1130
[+] Acute dapsone overdose: the effects of continuous veno-venous haemofiltration on the elimination of dapsone
VA. Masurkar, MD. Edstein, CJ. Gorton, CM. Anstey
1131-1135
[+] Jet ventilation for the excision of vocal cord polyps in a pregnant patient
H. El Shobary, M. Gauthier, T. Schricker
1136-1138
[+] Hypnosis for cataract surgery in an American Society of Anesthesiologists IV physical status patient
G. Kiss, J. Butler
1139-1141
Abstract of ANZICS
Intensive care unit volume – outcome relationship: is bigger better?
B. Abbenbroek, C. Duffield, D. Elliott
1142-1142
Procedural characteristics and outcomes of three intensive care based, nurse-led catheter placement services
E. Alexandrou, M. Murgo, E. Calabria, T. Spencer, H. Carpen, K. Brennan, S. Frost
1142-1142
The treatment of severe and severe complicated malaria in young children in a resource-poor setting – lessons for Australasian intensive care units (ALIMA/BEFEN malaria project, Niger)
N. Blackwell, M. Oumarou, H. Illa, M. Oumarou, E. Gignoux
1142-1143
Preservation of lung volume during cleaning of closed suction catheters: a pilot study using electrical impedance tomography
A. Corley, N. Sharpe, L. Caruana, A . Spooner, J. Fraser
1143-1143
Erythromycin does not reduce small intestinal nutrient absorption in the critically ill
AM. Deane, M. Summers, A. Zaknic, G. Wong, A. DiBartolomeo, J. Sim, M. Bellon, A. Maddox, R. Fraser, M. Chapman, M. Horowitz
1143-1143
Ten-year review of intensive care services in Victoria
GJ. Duke, A. Barker, M. Graco, J. Santamaria
1143-1144
Arterial oxygen tension and mortality in mechanically ventilated patients
GM. Eastwood, R. Bellomo, M. Bailey, G. Taori, DV. Pilcher, P. Young, R. Beasley
1144-1144
Massive haemorrhage and transfusions each change coagulation plasma factors
S. Foley, YL. Fung, M. Varzeshi, G. Simonava, HL. Do, A. Staib, J. Fraser
1144-1144
Detrended fluctuation analysis of ventilation in healthy infants
C. Grant, G. Stern, C. Thamrin, T. Riedel, U. Frey, A. Schibler
1144-1144
Omission of early thromboprophylaxis and mortality in critically ill patients: a multicentre cohort study
KM. Ho, S. Chavan, DV. Pilcher
1145-1145
Long-term outcomes of patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome
CL. Hodgson, K. Hayes, T. Everard, VA. Pellegrino
1145-1145
Lung recruitment by manipulating positive end-expiratory pressure following endotracheal suction improves end-expiratory lung volume and oxygenation
J. Jauncey-Cooke, T. Pham, C. Grant, F. Bogossian, C. East, A. Schibler
1145-1145
Plasma-Lyte 148 versus bicarbonate balanced crystalloid as cardiopulmonary bypass circuit primes: both reduce plasma sodium and tonicity
TJ. Morgan, P. Davies, G. Power, B. Venkatesh, JJ. Presneill
1145-1146
Quality-of-life and residual pulmonary function following H1N1-09 influenza pandemic: a single centre follow-up study
M. Pendyala, V. Nayyar, R. Dwyer, P. Wu, S. Ladanyi, ER. Stachowski
1146-1146
Waist circumferences correlates with obesity and morbidity better than body mass index in intensive care patients
J. Raj, SL. Peake, JL. Moran, J. Herman, R. Kelly
1146-1146
Discharge planning in Australasian intensive care units
J. Santamaria, GJ. Duke, DV. Pilcher
1146-1147
Between fluid balance and changes in body weight in the critically ill patient
A. Schneider, I. Baldwin, E. Freitag, N. Glassford, R. Bellomo
1147-1147
Small intestinal nutrient-stimulation of superior mesenteric artery blood flow may be attenuated in older critically ill patients
J. Sim, L. Trahair, R. Goud, M. Summers, A. Zaknic, C. Rayner, M. Chapman, T. Hausken, M. Horowitz, K. Jones, AM. Deane
1147-1147
Cardiac troponin I does not predict mortality in critically ill patients with severe sepsis
R. Tiruvoipati, N. Sultana, D. Lewis
1147-1147
Blood product storage age and type determine pathophysiology of TRALI
J. Tung, Y. Fung, M. Nataatmadja, K. Colebourne, A. Barnett, K. Glenister, A. Zhou, P. Wood, C. Silliman, J. Fraser
1147-1148
Acute respiratory management of tetraplegia in intensive care unit: a retrospective medical chart review
B. Wadsworth, E. Iliff, C. Hackett, PS. Kruger
1148-1148
Correspondence
Remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia for labour: a complete audit cycle
ML. Allen
1149-1149
Remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia for labour: a complete audit cycle – Reply
U. Buehner
1149-1150
Dantrolene preparation
T. Russell, A. Steel
1150-1150
Dantrolene preparation – Reply
Y. Kugler, WJ. Russell
1150-1151
Perceived pain during neuraxial anaesthetic insertion; is this influenced by the words used?
W. Camann, AM. Cyna
1151-1151
Survey of medication error among anaesthetists in Singapore
U. Shridhar Iyer, KK. Fah, CK. Chong, J. Macachor, N. Chia
1151-1152
Neuraxial anaesthesia in MELAS syndrome
MT. Blair, G. Heard
1152-1153
Rocuronium reversed by sugammadex for electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with prolonged duration of action of succinylcholine
WA. Visser, AAM. Ermens, HD. de Boer, E. van Os
1153-1154
With the advent of sugammadex, a succinylcholine-free anaesthetic in electroconvulsive therapy may be the future standard
TKF. Chow
1154-1155
Ventilator malfunction due to water condensation during low flow anaesthesia
KO. Kim
1155-1156
Ultrasound-guided in-plane supraclavicular approach for central venous catheterization in patients with underlying bleeding disorders
K. Takechi, S. Tubota, T. Nagaro
1156-1158
Analgesic outcomes with epidural infusions for acute postoperative pain: modest benefits or wrong measure?
M. Reeves
1158-1158
Sonographic anatomy of the subclavian vein: does shoulder retraction improve exposure?
SJM. Hale, GB. Hill, MD. Stringer
1158-1160
Follow-up of patients after testing for anaesthetic allergy
M. Fisher, MA. Rose
1160-1160
A survey of exposure to ultrasound imaging techniques and teaching amongst Australian anaesthesia trainees
CK. Wong, JL. Lee, A. Chuan
1160-1161
Media Review
Handbook of Communication in Anaesthesia and Critical Care: A practical guide to exploring the art.
MR. Lorimer
1162-1162
Miller’s Anesthesia, Seventh Edition
TG. Short
1162-1163
International Anesthesiology Clinics. Special Considerations in Anesthesiology: Cases from the Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference. 2.0
MW. Skinner
1163-1164
International Anesthesiology Clinics. Regional Anesthesia for Ambulatory Surgery: Patient Centered Outcomes and Health Economics 3.0
M. Gray
1164-1164
Atlas of Regional Anesthesia. Fourth Edition.
TJG. Pavy
1164-1164
Handbook of Pain Relief in Older Adults: An Evidence-Based Approach. Second Edition
KE. Khor
1164-1165
NAP4. 4th National Audit Project of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the Difficult Airway Society. Major Complications of airway management in the United Kingdom. Report and Findings March 2011
MS. Waddington
1165-1166