Key Recent Publications

1.McGrath BA, Ruane S, McKenna J, Thomas S. Contamination of single-use bronchoscopes in critically ill patients. Anaesthesia. 2017;72(1):36-41.
2.Satia I, Tsamandouras N, Holt K, Badri H, Woodhead M, Ogungbenro K, et al. Capsaicin-evoked cough responses in asthmatic patients: Evidence for airway neuronal dysfunction. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016.
3.Ramos-Martin V, Johnson A, Livermore J, McEntee L, Goodwin J, Whalley S, et al. Pharmacodynamics of vancomycin for CoNS infection: experimental basis for optimal use of vancomycin in neonates. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2016;71(4):992-1002.
4.Pracy JP, Brennan L, Cook TM, Hartle AJ, Marks RJ, McGrath BA, et al. Surgical intervention during a Can't intubate Can't Oxygenate (CICO) Event: Emergency Front-of-neck Airway (FONA)? Br J Anaesth. 2016.
5.McGrath BA, Doherty C. Quality of tracheostomy care is probably as important as timing. Br J Anaesth. 2016;116(2):300.
6.Martin F, Bannard-Smith J, Blackburn T. Dexmedetomidine: a valuable sedative currently not widely available in the UK. Br J Anaesth. 2016;117(2):263-4.
7.Higgs A, Cook TM, McGrath BA. Airway management in the critically ill: the same, but different. Br J Anaesth. 2016;117 Suppl 1:i5-i9.
8.Hellyer TP, Anderson NH, Parker J, Dark P, Van Den Broeck T, Singh S, et al. Effectiveness of biomarker-based exclusion of ventilator-acquired pneumonia to reduce antibiotic use (VAPrapid-2): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2016;17(1):318.
9.Conway Morris A, Gadsby N, McKenna JP, Hellyer TP, Dark P, Singh S, et al. 16S pan-bacterial PCR can accurately identify patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia. Thorax. 2016.
10.Bannard-Smith J, Lighthall GK, Subbe CP, Durham L, Welch J, Bellomo R, et al. Clinical outcomes of patients seen by Rapid Response Teams: A template for benchmarking international teams. Resuscitation. 2016;107:7-12.
11.Bannard-Smith J, Le Guen M, Fudge T. The Barriers and Enablers to Single-Specialty Status in Critical Care. Crit Care Med. 2016;44(6):e452.
12.Warhurst G, Maddi S, Dunn G, Ghrew M, Chadwick P, Alexander P, et al. Diagnostic accuracy of SeptiFast multi-pathogen real-time PCR in the setting of suspected healthcare-associated bloodstream infection. Intensive Care Med. 2015;41(1):86-93.
13.Wallace FA, Alexander PD, Spencer C, Naisbitt J, Moore JA, McGrath BA. A comparison of ventilator-associated pneumonia rates determined by different scoring systems in four intensive care units in the North West of England. Anaesthesia. 2015;70(11):1274-80.
14.Rahman NM, Pepperell J, Rehal S, Saba T, Tang A, Ali N, et al. Effect of Opioids vs NSAIDs and Larger vs Smaller Chest Tube Size on Pain Control and Pleurodesis Efficacy Among Patients With Malignant Pleural Effusion: The TIME1 Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2015;314(24):2641-53.
15.Hellyer TP, Morris AC, McAuley DF, Walsh TS, Anderson NH, Singh S, et al. Diagnostic accuracy of pulmonary host inflammatory mediators in the exclusion of ventilator-acquired pneumonia. Thorax. 2015;70(1):41-7.
16.Fowler SJ, Basanta-Sanchez M, Xu Y, Goodacre R, Dark PM. Surveillance for lower airway pathogens in mechanically ventilated patients by metabolomic analysis of exhaled breath: a case-control study. Thorax. 2015;70(4):320-5.
17.Di PWC, Di PSGC, McDermott CJ, Bradburn MJ, Maguire C, Cooper CL, et al. Safety and efficacy of diaphragm pacing in patients with respiratory insufficiency due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (DiPALS): a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Neurol. 2015;14(9):883-92.
18.Dark P, Blackwood B, Gates S, McAuley D, Perkins GD, McMullan R, et al. Accuracy of LightCycler((R)) SeptiFast for the detection and identification of pathogens in the blood of patients with suspected sepsis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Intensive Care Med. 2015;41(1):21-33.
19.Bannard-Smith J, Subbe CP. Critical Illness on General Floors: Reliability Plus Redundancy Equals Resilience? Crit Care Med. 2015;43(7):1541-2.
20.Roberts JA, Abdul-Aziz MH, Lipman J, Mouton JW, Vinks AA, Felton TW, et al. Individualised antibiotic dosing for patients who are critically ill: challenges and potential solutions. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014;14(6):498-509.
21.Felton TW, McCalman K, Malagon I, Isalska B, Whalley S, Goodwin J, et al. Pulmonary penetration of piperacillin and tazobactam in critically ill patients. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2014;96(4):438-48.
22.Felton T, Troke PF, Hope WW. Tissue penetration of antifungal agents. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2014;27(1):68-88.
23.Rahman NM, Maskell NA, West A, Teoh R, Arnold A, Mackinlay C, et al. Intrapleural use of tissue plasminogen activator and DNase in pleural infection. N Engl J Med. 2011;365(6):518-26.
24.Dark P, Dunn G, Chadwick P, Young D, Bentley A, Carlson G, et al. The clinical diagnostic accuracy of rapid detection of healthcare-associated bloodstream infection in intensive care using multipathogen real-time PCR technology. BMJ Open. 2011;1(1):e000181.