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A randomized trial of very early decompressive craniectomy in children with traumatic brain injury and sustained intracranial hypertension
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When children with traumatic brain injury and sustained intracranial hypertension are treated with a combination of very early decompressive craniectomy and conventional medical management, it is more likely that ICP will be reduced, fewer episodes of intrac Cranial hypertension will occur, and functional outcome and quality of life may be better than in children treated with medical management alone. Expand
Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation outcome reports: update and simplification of the Utstein templates for resuscitation registries: a statement for healthcare professionals from a task
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A task force of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation met in Melbourne, Australia, to review worldwide experience with the Utstein definitions and reporting templates in April 2002, and revised the core reporting template and definitions by consensus. Expand
Australian venomous jellyfish, envenomation syndromes, toxins and therapy.
  • J. Tibballs
  • Medicine
  • Toxicon : official journal of the International…
  • 1 December 2006
The seas and oceans around Australia harbour numerous venomous jellyfish. Chironex fleckeri, the box jellyfish, is the most lethal causing rapid cardiorespiratory depression and although its venomExpand
Update and Simplification of the Utstein Templates for Resuscitation Registries: A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From a Task Force of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation
TLDR
A task force of ILCOR met in Melbourne, Australia, to review worldwide experience with the Utstein definitions and reporting templates and produced a reporting tool for essential data that can be used for both quality improvement (registries) and research reports. Expand
Reduction of paediatric in-patient cardiac arrest and death with a medical emergency team: preliminary results
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Introduction of a medical emergency team service was coincident with a reduction of cardiac arrest and mortality and a slight increase in admissions to intensive care and transgression of MET call criteria. Expand
A prospective study of outcome of in-patient paediatric cardiopulmonary arrest.
TLDR
In-patient paediatric cardiac arrest has a mediocre outcome with a better outlook if the initial rhythm is hypotensive-bradycardia, VF or pulsatile VT and Doses of adrenaline greater than 15 mcg/kg given for non-shockable rhythms may cause secondary VF which has a worse outcome than primary VF. Expand
Reduction of hospital mortality and of preventable cardiac arrest and death on introduction of a pediatric medical emergency team*
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Introduction of a MET was associated with reduction of total hospital death and reduction of preventable cardiac arrest and death with increased survival in wards of a pediatric hospital. Expand
A prospective before‐and‐after trial of a medical emergency team
TLDR
It is argued that hard work and a resolute focus on unravelling the unknown in medicine were rewarded with living to an advanced age, and paragons of this phenomenon included Virchow, the famed pathologist, and Harvey, discoverer of the circulation. Expand
Teaching hospital medical staff to handwash
  • J. Tibballs
  • Medicine
  • The Medical journal of Australia
  • 1 August 1996
TLDR
A five-phase behaviour modification program to increase the frequency of handwashing by medical staff in a paediatric intensive care unit in a tertiary hospital and observed unobtrusively seven weeks after the cessation of performance feedback. Expand
Psychosocial Experiences of Parents of Infants With Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome in the PICU
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All parents of surviving infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome in PICU, irrespective of timing of diagnosis, experienced numerous stresses and losses, and the majority exhibited clinical levels of traumatic stress. Expand
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