CORE - Publications Archive

2012 - 2013

Godfrey G, Pilcher D, Hilton A, Bailey M, Hodgson CL, Bellomo R. Treatment limitations at admission to intensive care units in Australia and New Zealand:prevalence, outcomes, and resource use. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul;40(7):2082-9.

Ho KM, Chavan S. Prevalence of thrombocytosis in critically ill patients and its association with symptomatic acute pulmonary embolism. A
multicentre registry study. Thromb Haemost. 2013 Feb;109(2):272–9.

Jacobe SJ, Slater A, Butt W. Paediatric intensive care: Challenges and promise. Critical Care and Resuscitation. 2013 Mar;15(1):5.

Karalapillai D, Story D, Hart GK, Bailey M, Pilcher D, Schneider A, et al. Postoperative hypothermia and patient outcomes after major elective non-cardiac surgery. Anaesthesia. 2013 Jun;68(6):605–11.

Kok J, Blyth CC, Foo H, Bailey MJ, Pilcher DV, Webb SA, et al. Viral pneumonitis is increased in obese patients during the first wave of pandemic A(H1N1) 2009 virus. PLoS ONE. 2013 Feb ;8(2):e55631.

Tiruvoipati R, Botha JA, Pilcher D, Bailey M. Carbon dioxide clearance in critical care. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2013 Mar;41(2):157–62.

Visser P, Harriss LR, Hart GK, Bohensky M, Sundaresan L, Kennedy M. Factors involved in intensive care unit mortality following medical retrieval: identifying differences between intensive care unit survivors and non-survivors. Emerg Med Australas. 2013 Jun;25(3):260–7.

Bohensky MA, Jolley D, Pilcher DV, Sundararajan V, Evans S, Brand CA. Prognostic models based on administrative data alone inadequately predict the survival outcomes for critically ill patients at 180 days post-hospital discharge. J Crit Care. 2012 Aug;27(4):422.e11–21. 

​Flabouris A, Hart GK, Nicholls A. Patients admitted to Australian intensive care units: impact of remoteness and distance travelled on patient outcome. Crit Care Resusc. 2012 Dec;14(4):256–67.

Flabouris A, Hart GK, Nicholls A. Accessibility of the Australian population to an ICU, and of ICUs to each other. Crit Care Resusc. 2012 Sep;14(3):177–84. 

Moran JL, Solomon PJ. Statistical process control of mortality series in the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) adult patient database: implications of the data generating process. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2013 May 24;13(1):66.

Moran JL, Solomon PJ, ANZICS Centre for Outcome and Resource Evaluation (CORE) of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS). A review of statistical estimators for risk-adjusted length of stay: analysis of the Australian and new Zealand Intensive Care Adult Patient Data-Base, 2008-2009. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2012;12:68.

Paul E, Bailey M, van Lint A, Pilcher V. Performance of APACHE III over time in Australia and New Zealand: a retrospective cohort study. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2012 Nov;40(6):980–94.

Schneider AG, Lipcsey M, Bailey M, Pilcher DV, Bellomo R. Simple translational equations to compare illness severity scores in intensive care trials. J Crit Care. 2013 Oct; 28(5):885.

2011 - 2012​

Straney L, Clements A, Alexander J, Slater A. A Two‐Compartment Mixed Effects Gamma Regression Modelfor Quantifying Between Unit Variability in Length of Stay among Children Admitted to Intensive Care.Health Services Research. Health Serv Res. 2012;47(6):2190-203.

Bellomo R, Bailey M, Eastwood GM, Nichol A, Pilcher D, Hart GK, et al. Arterial hyperoxia and in-hospital mortality after resuscitation from cardiac arrest. Crit Care Resusc. 2011;15(2):R90.

Eastwood G, Bellomo R, Bailey M, Taori G, Pilcher D, Young P, et al. Arterial oxygen tension and mortality in mechanically ventilated patients. Intensive Care Med. 2012 Jan;38(1):91–8.

ANZIC Influenza Investigators, Webb SAR, Aubron C, Bailey M, Bellomo R, Howe B, et al. Critical care services and the H1N1 (2009) influenza epidemic in Australia and New Zealand in 2010: the impact of the second winter epidemic. Crit Care Resusc. 2011;15(3):R143.

Miles LF, Bailey M, Young P, Pilcher DV. Differences in mortality based on worsening ratio of partial pressure of oxygen to fraction of inspired oxygen corrected for immune system status and respiratory support. Crit Care Resusc. 2012 Mar;14(1):25–32.

Young P, Saxena M, Beasley R, Bellomo R, Bailey M, Pilcher D, et al. Early peak temperature and mortality in critically ill patients with or without infection. Intensive Care Med. 2012;38(3):437–44.

Renton J, Pilcher DV, Santamaria JD, Stow P, Bailey M, Hart G, et al. Factors associated with increased risk of readmission to intensive care in Australia. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Nov;37(11):1800–8.

Ho KM, Chavan S, Pilcher D. Omission of early thromboprophylaxis and mortality in critically ill patients: a multicenter registry study. Chest. 2011 Dec;140(6):1436–46.

Karalapillai D, Story D, Hart GK, Bailey M, Pilcher D, Cooper DJ, et al. Postoperative hypothermia and patient outcomes after elective cardiac surgery. Anaesthesia. 2011 Sep;66(9):780–4.

Schneider AG, Lipcsey M, Bailey M, Pilcher DV, Bellomo R. Relationship between illness severity scores in acute kidney injury. Crit Care Resusc. 2012 Mar;14(1):53–5.

Young P, Beasley R, Bailey M, Bellomo R, Eastwood GM, Nichol A, et al. The association between early arterial oxygenation and mortality in ventilated patients with acute ischaemic stroke. Crit Care Resusc. 2012 Mar
1;14(1):14–9. ​


2010 - 2011

Mortality prediction and outcomes among burns patients from Australian and New Zealand intensive care units. McNamee JJ, Pilcher DV, Bailey MJ, Moore EC, Cleland HJ. Crit Care Resusc. 2010 Sep;12(3):196-201.​

Data linkage: a powerful research tool with potential problems. Bohensky MA, Jolley D, Sundararajan V, Evans S, Pilcher DV, Scott I, Brand
CA. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 Dec;10:346.

Impact of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 on Australasian critical care units. Drennan K, Hicks P, Hart G. Crit Care Resusc. 2010 Dec;12(4):223-9.

Pandemic H1N1 in children requiring intensivecare in Australia and New Zealand during winter 2009. Yung M, Slater A, Festa M, Williams G, Erickson S, Pettila V, Alexander J, Howe BD, Shekerdemian ​LS; Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Influenza Investigators and the Paediatric Study Group and the Clinical Trials Group of the Australia New Zealand Intensive Care Society. Pediatrics. 2011 Jan;127(1):e156-63.

Variation in duration of respiratory support among Australian and New Zealand pediatric intensive care units. Straney L, Clements A, ​Alexander J, Slater A; ANZICS Paediatric Study Group. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Jan;12(1):9-13.

Conventional and advanced time series estimation: application to the Australian and New Zealand Intensive CareSociety (ANZICS) adult
patient database, 1993–2006. Moran JL, Solomon PJ; Adult Database Management Committee (ADMC) of the Australian; New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS). J Eval Clin Pract. 2011 Feb;17(1):45-60.

Empirical aspects of linking intensive care registry data to hospital discharge data without the use of direct patient identifiers. Bohensky MA, Jolley D, Sundararajan V, Pilcher DV, Evans S, Brand CA. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2011 Mar;39(2):202-8.

Arterial hyperoxia and in-hospital mortality after resuscitation from cardiac arrest. Bellomo R, Bailey M, Eastwood GM, Nichol A, Pilcher D, Hart GK, Reade MC, Egi M, Cooper DJ; Study of Oxygen in Critical Care (SOCC) Group. Crit Care. Mar 2011;15(2):R90. ​


2009 - 2010

Bohensky MA, Jolley, Sundararajan V, Evans S, Pilcher​ DV, Scott I, Brand CA. Data Linkage: a powerful tool with potential problems. BMC Health Serv Res 2010;10:346

Carter AW, Pilcher D, Bailey M, Cameron P, Duke GJ, Cooper J. Is ED length of stay before ICU admission related to patient mortality? Emerg Med Australas2010; 22:145

Drennan K, Hicks P, Hart GK. Impact of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 on Australasian critical care units.Crit Care Resusc 2010; 12:223

Martin JM, Hart GK, Hicks P. A unique snapshot of intensive care resources in Australia and New Zealand. Anaesth Intensive Care 2010; 38:149

McNamee JJ, Pilcher DV, Bailey MJ, Moore E, Cleland H. Mortality prediction among burns patients in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units. Crit Care Resusc 2010; 12:196

Moran JL, Solomon PJ. Global quantitative indices refl ecting provider process-of-care: data-base derivation. BMC Med Res Methodol 2010; 10:32

Pilcher DV, Hoffman T, Thomas C, Ernest D, Hart GK. Risk-adjusted continuous outcome monitoring with a EWMA chart: could it have detected excess mortality among intensive care patients at Bundaberg Base Hospital? Crit Care Resusc 2010;12:36

ANZICS CORE Collaborations and Research Straney L, Clements A, Alexander J, Slater A for the ANZICS Paediatric Study Group. Measuring efficiency in Australian and New Zealand paediatric intensive care units. Intensive Care Med 2010; 36: 1410

Straney L, Clements A, Alexander J, Slater A for the ANZICS Paediatric Study Group. Quantifying variation of paediatric length of stay among intensive care units in Australia and New Zealand. Qual Saf Health Care 2010; 19:e5

Straney L, Clements A, Alexander J, Slater A for the ANZICS Paediatric Study Group. Variation in duration of respiratory support among Australian and New Zealand pediatric intensive care units. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2010; 12:9

Bagshaw SM, Bellomo R, Jacka MJ, Egi M, Hart GK and George C. The impact of early hypoglycemia and blood glucose variability on outcome in critical illness. Crit Care 2009; 13:R91

Bagshaw SM, Egi M, George C and Bellomo R. Early blood glucose control and mortality in critically ill patients in Australia. Crit Care Med 2009; 37: 463

Bagshaw SM, Webb SA, Delaney A, George C, Pilcher D, Hart GK and Bellomo R. Very old patients admitted to intensive care in Australia and New Zealand: a multi-centre cohort analysis. Crit Care 2009; 13: R45

Corke C, Leeuw E, LO SK, George C. Predicting future intensive care demand in Australia. Crit Care Resusc 2009; 11:257

Duke GJ, Buist MD, Pilcher D, Scheinkestel CD, Santamaria JD, Gutteridge GA, et al. Interventions to circumvent intensive care access block: a retrospective 2-year study across metropolitan Melbourne. Med J Aust 2009; 190:375

Martin J, Hicks P, Norrish C, Chavan S, George C, Stow P, et al. Designing and implementing an Australian and New Zealand intensive care data audit study. Int J Health Care Qual Assur 2009; 22:572

Taori G, Ho KM, George C, Bellomo R, Webb SA, Hart GK, et al. Landmark survival as an end-point for trials in critically ill patients--comparison of alternative durations of follow-up: an exploratory analysis. Crit Care 2009; 13:R128​