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Ronald Valentine Trubuhovich: champion of intensive care medicine

Ross C Freebairn

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 121-122

From respiratory support to critical care: my early days in intensive care medicine

Ronald V Trubuhovich

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 123-126

Rapid response systems: have we MET the need?

Chris Joyce, Colin McArthur

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 127-128

Original Articles

Relationship between tissue hypoxia and apoptosis: a preliminary observational study

Bala Venkatesh, Glenda Gobe, T John Morgan, Andrea Beindorf, Jonathon Hall, Mark Jones

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 129-136

Prospective evaluation of procalcitonin in sepsis in the Illawarra area of Australia: PEPSIA study

Kumar A Muthiah, Kanaka S Rachakonda, Michael J Davis, Edward G Simmons, Gary Schier, Fernando San Gil

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 137-142

Effect of changes in syringe driver height on flow: a small quantitative study

Andrew I Donald, Meher P Chinthamuneedi, Douglas Spearritt

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 143-147

A clinical audit of the efficacy of tegaserod as a prokinetic agent in the intensive care unit

Dianne P Stephens, Jane H Thomas, Sarah J Collins, Paul B Goldrick, Stephen Fowler

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 148-150

The medical emergency team and end-of-life care: a pilot study

Daryl A Jones, Tammy McIntyre, Ian Baldwin, Inga Mercer, Andrea Kattula, Rinaldo Bellomo

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 151-156

The antimicrobial effect of heparin on common respiratory pathogens

Christopher Zappala, Snehal Chandan, Narelle George, Joan Faoagali, Robert J Boots

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 157-160

A sustained reduction in the transmission of methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus in an intensive care unit

Elizabeth E Gillespie, Fiona J ten Berk de Boer, Rhonda L Stuart, Michael D Buist, Jill M Wilson

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 161-165

Effect of midazolam versus propofol sedation on markers of neurological injury and outcome after isolated severe head injury: a pilot study

Kamran A Ghori, Dominic C Harmon, Abdurrahim Elashaal, Mark Butler, Fergus Walsh, Michael G J O'Sullivan, George D Shorten

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 166-171

The long-term outcome of children managed with extracorporeal life support: an institutional experience

Anna K Taylor, Rachel Cousins, Warwick W Butt

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 172-177

Case Reports

Methaemoglobinaemia: an explosive case

Steven T Galluccio, Nicholas A Edwards, David G E Caldicott, John E Greenwood

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 178-180

Group B streptococcal meningitis in a middle-aged woman

Adam L Holyoak, Todd A Fraser

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 181-183

Cerebral fat embolism syndrome causing brain death after long-bone fractures and acetazolamide therapy

Criona M Walshe, James D Cooper, Thomas Kossmann, Ivan Hayes, Linda Iles

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 184-186


Statistics in review. Part 2: Generalised linear models, time-to-event and time-series analysis, evidence synthesis and clinical trials

John L Moran, Patricia J Solomon

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 187-197

Advancing intensive care research in Australia and New Zealand: development of the binational ANZIC Research Centre

Daryl A Jones, D Jamie Cooper, Simon R Finfer, Rinaldo Bellomo, John A Myburgh, Sandra L Peake, Alisa Higgins, Ian Jenkins, John McNeil

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 198-204


The effectiveness of implementation of the medical emergency team (MET) system and factors associated with use during the MERIT study

Michelle A Cretikos, Jack Chen, Ken M Hillman, Rinaldo Bellomo, Simon R Finfer, Arthas Flabouris, and the MERIT study investigators

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 205-212

A pilot audit of the process of end-of-life decision-making in the intensive care unit

Martina Zib, Peter Saul

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 213-218

Point of View

The ideal intensive care unit: open, closed or somewhere between?

Lindsay IG Worthley

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 219-220

History of Medicine

History of mouth-to-mouth ventilation. Part 3: the 19th to mid-20th centuries and "rediscovery"

Ronald V Trubuhovich

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 221-237


Happy Easter!

David Austin

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 238-238

Book Review

Examination intensive care and anaesthesia: a guide to intensivist and anaesthetist training

Gregory P Comadira

Crit Care Resusc 2007; 9 (2): 239-239