​​​​CORE - Publications

​​​​​​​​​​​Requests for data to support research is encouraged and considered important to further the body of knowledge which may lead to improved patient outcomes for critically ill patients in Australia and New Zealand.​

2015 - 2016

Iwashyna TJ, Hodgson CL, Pilcher D, Bailey M, van Lint A, Chavan S, Bellomo R. Timing of onset and burden of persistent critical illness in Australia and New Zealand: a retrospective, population-based, observational study. Lancet Respir Med. 2016 May 4.​

Hay A, Bellomo R, Pilcher D, Jackson G, Kaukonen KM, Bailey M. Characteristics and outcome of patients with the ICU Admission diagnosis of status epilepticus in Australia and New Zealand. J Crit Care. 2016 Mar 9.

Venkatesh B, Pilcher D, Prins J, Bellomo R, Morgan TJ, Bailey M. Incidence and outcome of adults with diabetic ketoacidosis admitted to ICUs in Australia and New Zealand. Crit Care. 2015 Dec 29;19(1):451.​

Udy AA, Scheinkestel C, Pilcher D, Bailey M; Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Centre for Outcomes and Resource Evaluation. The Association Between Low Admission Peak Plasma Creatinine Concentration and In-Hospital Mortality in Patients Admitted to Intensive Care in Australia and New Zealand. Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct 15.

Sanagou M, Leder K, Cheng AC, Pilcher D, Reid CM, Wolfe R. Associations of hospital characteristics with nosocomial pneumonia after cardiac surgery can impact on standardized infection rates. Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Oct 9:1-10.​​

Iwashyna TJ, Hodgson CL, Pilcher D, Bailey M, Bellomo R. Persistent critical illness characterised by Australian and New Zealand ICU clinicians. Crit Care Resusc. 2015 Sep;17(3):153–8.​

Namachivayam SP, Alexander J, Slater A, Millar J, Erickson S, Tibballs J, et al. Five-Year Survival of Children With Chronic Critical Illness in Australia and New Zealand. Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep;43(9):1978–85. 

Paul E, Bailey M, Kasza J, Pilcher D. The ANZROD model: better benchmarking of ICUoutcomes and detection of outliers. Crit Care Resusc. 2016 Mar;18(1):25-36.Iwashyna TJ, Hodgson CL, Pilcher D, Orford N, Santamaria JD, Bailey M, et al.Towards defining persistent critical illness and other varieties of chroniccritical illness. Crit Care Resusc. 2015 Sep;17(3):215-8

McQuilten ZK, Andrianopoulos N, van de Watering L, Aubron C, Phillips L, Bellomo R, et al. Introduction of universal pre storage leukodepletion of blood components, and outcomes in transfused cardiac surgery patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jul;150(1):216–22.​

Beca J, McSharry B, Erickson S, Yung M, Schibler A, Slater A, Wilkins B, Singhal A, Williams G, Sherring C, Butt W; Pediatric Study Group of the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group. Hypothermia for Traumatic Brain Injury in Children-A Phase II Randomized Controlled Trial. Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul;43(7):1458- 66.​

Straney LD, Schlapbach LJ, Yong G, Bray JE, Millar J, Slater A, et al. Trends in PICU Admission and Survival Rates in Children in Australia and New Zealand Following Cardiac Arrest. Pediatr Crit Care.
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2014 - 2015

Kaukonen KM, Bailey M, Pilcher D, Cooper J, Bellomo R; Systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria in defining severe sepsis. New England Journal of Medicine 2015; 372 (17): 1629-1638.

Schlapbach LJ, Straney L, Alexander J, MacLaren G, Festa M, Schibler A, et al. Mortality related to invasive infections, sepsis, and septic shock in critically ill children in Australia and New Zealand, 2002-13: a multicentre retrospective cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Jan; 15(1):46-54.​​

Gantner D, Farley K, Bailey M, Huckson S, Hicks P, Pilcher D. Mortality related to after-hours discharge from intensive care in Australia and New Zealand, 2005-2012. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Oct;40(10):1528–35.

Moran JL, Solomon PJ, ANZICS Centre for Outcome and Resource Evaluation (CORE) of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS). Fixed effects modelling for provider mortality outcomes: Analysis of the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) Adult Patient Data-base. PLoS ONE. 2014;9(7):e102297.

Sutton AD, Bailey M, Bellomo R, Eastwood GM, Pilcher DV. The association between early arterial oxygenation in the ICU and mortality following cardiac surgery. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2014 Nov;42(6):730–5.

Nanayakkara S, Weiss H, Bailey M, van Lint A, Cameron P, Pilcher D. Admission time to hospital: a varying standard for a critical definition for admissions to an intensive care unit from the emergency department. Aust Health Rev. 2014 Nov;38(5):575–9.

Coulson TG, Bailey M, Reid CM, Tran L, Mullany DV, Smith JA, et al. Acute Risk Change for Cardiothoracic Admissions to Intensive Care (ARCTIC index): A new measure of quality in cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Dec;148(6):3076–81.e1.

Bihari S, Peake SL, Bailey M, Pilcher D, Prakash S, Bersten A. Admission high serum sodium is not associated with increased intensive care unit mortality risk in respiratory patients. J Crit Care. 2014 Dec;29(6):948–54.

Forbes AB, Akram M, Pilcher D, Cooper J, Bellomo R. Cluster randomised crossover trials with binary data and unbalanced cluster sizes: application to studies of near-universal interventions in intensive care. Clin Trials. 2015 Feb;12(1):34–44.

Jones D, Hicks P, Currey J, Holmes J, Fennessy GJ, Hillman K, Psirides A, Rai S, Singh MY, Pilcher D. Findings of the first ANZICS conference on the role of intensive care in Rapid Response Teams. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. 2015;43 (3): 369-379.

Saxena M, Young P, Pilcher D, Bailey M, Harrison D, Bellomo R, Finfer S, Beasley R, Hyam J, Menon D, Early temperature and mortality in critically ill patients with acute neurological diseases: trauma and stroke differ from infection. Intensive Care Medicine 2015;41(5): 823-832.

McQuilten ZK, Andrianopoulos N, van de Watering L, Aubron C, Phillips L, Bellomo R, Pilcher D, Cameron P, Reid CM, Cole-Sinclair MF, Newcomb A, Smith J, McNeil J, Wood EM. Introduction of universal prestorage leukodepletion of blood components, and outcomes in transfused cardiac surgery patients. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Epub on line 15th March 2015.

Weinkove R, Bailey M, Bellomo R, Saxena MK, Tam CS, Pilcher DV, Beasley R, Young PJ. Association between early peak temperature and mortality in neutropenic sepsis. Ann Hematol. 2015 May;94(5):857-64. 


​2013 - 2014

Schneider AG, Eastwood GM, Bellomo R, Bailey M, Lipcsey M, Pilcher D, et al. Arterial carbon dioxide tension and outcome in patients admitted to the intensive care unit after cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2013 Jul;84(7):927–34.​

Kasza J, Moran JL, Solomon PJ, ANZICS-Australian New Zealand Intensive Care Society Centre for Outcome and Resource Evaluation-CORE. Evaluating the performance of Australian and New Zealand intensive care units in 2009 and 2010. Stat Med. 2013 Sep 20;32(21):3720–36.​

Kaukonen K-M, Bailey M, Pilcher D, Orford N, Finfer S, Bellomo R. ​Glycaemic control in Australia and New Zealand before and after the NICE-SUGAR trial: a translational study. Crit Care. 2013 Oct 2;17(5):R215.

Cheng AC, Woolnough E, Worth LJ, Pilcher DV. How should we interpret hospital infection statistics? Med J Aust. 2013 Dec 16;199(11):735–6.

Ihle JF, Bernard S, Bailey MJ, Pilcher DV, Smith K, Scheinkestel CD. Hyperoxia in the intensive care unit and outcome after out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Crit Care Resusc. 2013 Sep;15(3):186–90.

Solomon PJ, Moran JL, Kasza J. Identifying unusual performance in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units from 2000 to 2010. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2014 Apr 22;14(1):53.

Kaukonen K-M, Bailey M, Suzuki S, Pilcher D, Bellomo R. Mortality related to severe sepsis and septic shock among critically ill patients in Australia and New Zealand, 2000-2012. JAMA. 2014 Apr 2;311(13):1308–16.

Straney L, Clements A, Parslow RC, Pearson G, Shann F, Alexander J, et al. Paediatric index of mortality 3: an updated model for predicting mortality in pediatric intensive care*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Sep;14(7):673–81.

Hobday LK, Thorley BR, Alexander J, Aitken T, Massey PD, Cretikos M, et al. Potential for the Australian and New Zealand paediatric intensive care registry to enhance acute flaccid paralysis surveillance in Australia: a data-linkage study. BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Aug 21;13(1):384.​

Paul E, Bailey M, Pilcher D. Risk prediction of hospital mortality for adult patients admitted to Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: development and validation of the Australian and New Zealand Risk of Death model. J Crit Care. 2013 Dec;28(6):935–41.

Pilcher D, Paul E, Bailey M, Huckson S. The Australian and New Zealand Risk of Death (ANZROD) model: getting mortality prediction right for intensive care units. Crit Care Resusc. 2014 Mar;16(1):3–4.

Moore EC, Pilcher DV, Bailey MJ, Stephens H, Cleland H. The Burns Evaluation and Mortality Study (BEAMS): predicting deaths in Australian and New Zealand burn patients admitted to intensive care with burns. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Aug;75(2):298–303. ​