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Volume 40, Issue 6, 915-1086 November 2012

 TitlePages 
Cover Note
The Campbell ventilator
CM. Ball, RN. Westhorpe
917-918
Editorial
Are the checkers bored? – The need to develop better routines for checking anaesthesia delivery systems
CM. Jorm
925-926
Is dexmedetomidine an ideal sedative agent for neurosurgical patients?
KM. Ho
927-928
Review
[+] The meaning of acute kidney injury and its relevance to intensive care and anaesthesia
EM. Moore, R. Bellomo, AD. Nichol
929-948
Original Paper
[+] A pilot study of cerebral and haemodynamic physiological changes during sedation with dexmedetomidine or propofol in patients with acute brain injury
ML. James, DM. Olson, C. Graffagnino
949-957
[+] Cost analysis of real-time polymerase chain reaction microbiological diagnosis in patients with septic shock
J. Alvarez, J. Mar, E. Varela-Ledo, M. Garea, L. Matinez-Lamas, J. Rodriguez, B. Regueiro
958-963
[+] Patterns of patient-ventilator asynchrony as predictors of prolonged mechanical ventilation
V. K.. Gogineni, R. Brimeyer, A. Modrykamien
964-970
[+] A pilot study of short-term high-pressure support ventilation in persistent sudden-onset rapid breathing
J. Duan, X. Tang, S. Huang, J. Jia, S. Guo
971-979
[+] Performance of APACHE III over time in Australia and New Zealand: a retrospective cohort study
E. Paul, M. Bailey, A. van Lint, DV. Pilcher
980-994
[+] An analysis of the readability of patient information and consent forms used in research studies in anaesthesia in Australia and New Zealand
H. Taylor. Taylor, DEP. Bramley
995-998
[+] A prospective, observational study comparing postoperative residual curarisation and early adverse respiratory events in patients reversed with neostigmine or sugammadex or after apparent spontaneous recovery
GV. Cammu, V. Smet, K. De Jongh, D. Vandeput
999-1006
[+] Point-of-care testing of coagulation and fibrinolytic status during postpartum haemorrhage: developing a thrombelastography®-guided transfusion algorithm
JS. Hill, G. Devenie, M. Powell
1007-1015
[+] Effects of a 1:1 inspiratory to expiratory ratio on respiratory mechanics and oxygenation during one-lung ventilation in the lateral decubitus position
SH. Kim, YS. Choi, JG. Lee, IH. Park, YJ. Oh
1016-1022
[+] The self-pressurising air-Q® Intubating Laryngeal Airway for airway maintenance during anaesthesia in adults: a report of the first 100 uses
RE. Galgon, K. Schroeder, AM. Joffe
1023-1027
[+] Fifteen-hour day shifts have little effect on the performance of taskwork by anaesthesia trainees during uncomplicated clinical simulation
AL. Garden, BJ. Robinson, LJ. Kappus, I. MacLeod, PH. Gander
1028-1034
Survey
[+] Approaching families for organ donation—intensivists' perspectives
GC. Mullins, D. Simes, KJ. Yuen
1035-1039
Audit
[+] An audit of level two and level three checks of anaesthesia delivery systems performed at three hospitals in South Australia
N. Sweeney, H. Owen, R. Fronsko, E. Hurlow
1040-1045
[+] Uptake of guidelines in the management of patients taking anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents presenting for elective surgery
K. Cheung, R. Halliwell, L. Cope, D. Khong
1046-1052
Case Report
[+] Failure to investigate anaesthetic anaphylaxis resulting in a preventable second anaphylactic reaction
AF. Pedersen, S. Green, M. Rose
1053-1055
[+] Failed intubation and failed oxygenation in a child
AS. Santoro, MG. Cooper, A. Cheng
1056-1058
Erratum
Errata - The impact of clinical protocols in the management of severe sepsis: a prospective cohort study
NM. Gibbs
1059-1059
Errata - Post-operative occipital nerve injury in a child
NM. Gibbs
1059-1059
Technical Note
Notice of Retractions
NM. Gibbs
1059-1059
Abstract of ASA
A retrospective audit of blood product use in postpartum haemorrhage
A.D.. Badenoch, B. Wilson, E. Raghoudi, A. Cyna
1060-1060
Operative delay in hip fractures—dispelling a myth
R. Cheung, T. Chu
1060-1060
Audit of patients admitted with fractured neck of femur
PH. Chia, L. Gualano, SY. Wong
1060-1061
A large retrospective review of patients with multiple rib fractures and analgesic management at a major trauma centre.
H. Choi, H. Cheung, L. Cope, D. Sy, R. Halliwell
1061-1061
Pain scores versus comfort scores after caesarean section: a randomised trial
CSL. Chooi, AM. White, SGM. Tan, K. Dowling, AM. Cyna
1061-1061
Cardiac function in women with severe pre-eclampsia
A. Dennis
1061-1062
Comparison of non-invasive measurement of blood pressure in the upper arm, forearm and calf in patients undergoing general anaesthesia
S. Dhuny
1062-1062
The effect of passive leg raising on haemodynamics in healthy term pregnant women
S. Griffiths, A. Dennis
1062-1063
Use of intermittent pneumatic compression to the lower limbs to prevent venous thromboembolism in postoperative and critically ill patients: a stratified meta-analysis
KM. Ho, JA. Tan
1063-1063
Validity of using central venous pressure as a resuscitation target after major surgery: a prospective cohort study
KM. Ho, E. Litton
1063-1063
Utilisation of the end-tidal carbon dioxide detector and laryngeal mask airway by paediatricians as recommended resuscitation equipment for the newborn infant
A. Kuok, D. Ongley
1063-1063
Use of a non-invasive near infra-red spectroscopy tissue oxygen monitor to detect tissue hypoperfusion: a simulation study on volunteers
B. Kyle, E. Litton, KM. Ho
1063-1064
Is acute postoperative pain reflected by a change in parasympathetic cardiac tone? Evaluation of the Analgesia Nociception Index
T. Ledowski, WS. Tiong, C. Lee, B. Wong, T. Fiori, N. Parker
1064-1064
Comparison of electromyography at abductor digiti minimi with acceleromyography at adductor pollicis during recovery from non-depolarising neuromuscular blockade
S. Liang, S. Phillips, PA. Stewart
1064-1065
A survey of practice and attitudes of Australasian anaesthetists to neuromuscular transmission monitoring in 2011
S. Phillips, AB. Bilgin, PA. Stewart
1065-1065
Post-traumatic stress disorder in relatives of patients admitted to an intensive care unit
K. Sundararajan, M. Martin, TR. Sullivan, MJ. Chapman
1065-1065
Correspondence
All neonatal circumcisions are painful
RS. Van Howe
1066-1066
Data quality and ICU scoring systems
J. Barrett
1066-1067
Sedation during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation—why more is less
K. Shekar, JA. Roberts, S. Ghassabian, D. Mullany, MD. Ziegenfuss, MT. Smith, YL. Fung, JF. Fraser
1067-1069
Hypophosphataemia complicating the neurological picture of a patient with intracranial haemorrhage
JÁ. Monsalve-Naharro, M. Gerónimo-Pardo, Ó. Fuster-Lluch, J. Campos-García
1069-1070
Difficult intubation in a patient with anterior displacement of cervical spine implant
N. Joshi, P. Khurana, R. Malhotra, S. Chaudhary, S. Ahuja
1070-1071
Wire-guided chest tube placement in intensive care unit
RM. Corso, V. Agnoletti, E. Piraccini, C. Lupi, G. Gambale
1071-1072
Sugammadex to reverse rocuronium and facilitate intraoperative motor evoked potentials monitoring during spinal surgery
C. Batistaki, K. Papadopoulos, KA. Kalimeris, K. Soultanis, A. Alevizou, M. Pantazi, GG. Kostopanagiotou
1073-1074
Paraplegia after epidural steroid injection
JY. Chung, JH. Han, JM. Kang, BJ. Lee
1074-1076
Intralipid as antidote for tricyclic antidepressants and SSRIs: a case report
HJ. Scholten, A. Nap, RA. Bouwman, H. Biermann
1076-1077
Editors note
Editor’s Note: Notice of Retractions
NM. Gibbs
1077-1077
Media Review
International Anaesthesiology Clinics. Regional Anesthesia for Ambulatory Surgery: Updates in Head-to-Toe Applications
C. Hackman
1078-1078
Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia. Fifth Edition
DA. Sainsbury
1078-1079
Marshall & Reudy’s On Call, Principles & Protocols. Second Edition
DW. Potgieter
1079-1079
Crisis Management in Acute Care Settings. Second Edition
BT. Flanagan
1079-1080