Recent Submissions

  • The IRE1-XBP1s Pathway Impairment Underpins NK Cell Dysfunction in Hodgkin Lymphoma, That Is Partly Restored By PD-1 Blockade 

    Bednarska, Karolina; Gunawardana, Jay; Vari, Frank; Cui, Qingyan; Thillaiyampalam, Gayathri; Stehbens, Samantha; Mujaj, Sally; Nourse, Jamie; Cristino, Alexandre; Gandhi, Maher K (61st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American-Society-of-Hematology (ASH), 2019)
    Background: The frequent loss of Major Histocompatibility Complex I molecule (MHC-I) on Hodgkin/Reed-Sternberg (HRS)-cells renders them susceptible to Natural Killer (NK) cell-mediated lysis in Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL). ...
  • The Effectiveness of Chlorhexidine Bathing and Hospital Acquired Infections Among Adult Intensive Care Patients: A Trial Sequential Meta-analysis 

    Lynch, Joan; Hou, Yu Chin; Brennen, Kathleen; Sanchez, David; Hunt, Leanne; Alexandrou, Evan; Frost, Steve (World Congress of Intensive Care, 2019)
    Introduction: Hospital acquired infections (HAI) among adults admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) have been shown to increase length of stay, the cost of care, and rates of hospital deaths. Daily bathing with ...
  • Haemodynamic Tolerance of Cardiac Surgical Patients Receiving Vasoactive Therapy in Upright Positioning 

    Boyd, Jemima; Paratz, Jenny; Tronstad, Oystein; Caruana, Lawrence; McCormack, Paul; Corley, Amanda; Walsh, James (World Congress of Intensive Care, 2019)
    Introduction: There is a lack of consensus regarding when it is safe to commence exercise with cardiac surgical patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) receiving vasoactive therapy. Patients receiving vasoactive therapy ...
  • End-of-life care in ICU – what clinicians think 

    Powell, Madeleine; Bonnin-Trickett, Amity; Davis, Chelsea; Dunstan, Elspeth; Suliman, Adam; Tonge, Angela; Mansfield, David; Ownsworth, Tamara; Takashima, Mari; Mitchell, Marion (World Congress of Intensive Care, 2020)
    Introduction: Globally Intensive Care Unit (ICU) mortality rates vary, ranging from 10-30% with Australian rates at 8%. End-of-life care (EOLC) in ICU is an under researched area despite ICU clinicians being at the forefront ...
  • Effect of blood conservation practices on reducing blood sampling volumes and other clinical sequelae in intensive care. A systematic review 

    Keogh, Samantha; Mathew, Saira; Ullman, Amanda J; Rickard, Claire M; Coyer, Fiona (World Congress of Intensive Care, 2020)
    Introduction: Blood sampling to inform decision making is an important aspect of intensive care. This is often facilitated by vascular access devices (VADs) connected to fluid administration and monitoring systems. Repeated ...
  • Development of the intrahospital transport safety scale: a modified Delphi study 

    Bergman, Lina; Chaboyer, Wendy; Pettersson, Monica; Carlstrom, Eric; Ringdal, Mona (World Congress of Intensive Care, 2020)
    Introduction: Intrahospital transport (IHT) of critically ill patients is a complex high-risk process, associated with complications and unexpected events. Yet, no instrument to measure the safety during IHTs exist. O ...
  • Challenges to prospective consent in an interventional clinical trial in a paediatric intensive care unit 

    Doyle, Rebecca; Williams, Tara; Schibler, Andreas; McBride, Craig; Forster, Elizabeth; Petsky, Helen (World Congress of Intensive Care, 2020)
    Introduction: Studies in critically ill children within paediatric intensive care units (PICU) experience an ethical dilemma in that life-saving interventions may not allow time for prospective consent to be obtained from ...
  • Central venous access device securement and dressing effectiveness: the cascade pilot randomised controlled trial in adult intensive care 

    Mitchell, Marion; Ullman, Amanda; Takashima, Mari; Davis, Chelsea; Mihala, Gabor; Powell, Madeleine; Gibson, Victoria; Zhang, Li; Bauer, Michelle; Playford, Geoffrey; Rickard, Claire (2020)
    Introduction: Central venous access devices (CVADs) are a vital medical device for intensive care (ICU) patients, however CVAD complications and failure are common, yet potentially prevented through effective dressings and ...
  • An ICU liaison nurse support service is valuable and important for critically ill patients, their family members and ward nurses 

    Johansson, Lotta; Sjoholm, Linda; Sjostedt, Viktoria; Branden, Ann-Sofie; Boerenbeker, Pernilla; Engberg, Anna Bladh; Rylander, Christian; Chaboyer, Wendy (World Congress of Intensive Care, 2020)
    Introduction: Critically ill patients are particularly vulnerable to adverse events due to their condition and the complex care they require, both within the intensive care unit (ICU) and after discharge to the general ...
  • Identifying Complex Disability in Murri Court Participants 

    McIntyre, M; White, P; Townsend, C; White, A; Cullen, J (Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2019)
    Background: The need for improved assessment and management processes to identify complex disability including mental health disorders, alcohol and drug misuse and neurocognitive disability (NCD) in the Criminal Justice ...
  • Development of the Guddi Protocol 

    White, P; Townsend, C; Cullen, J; Lakhani, A; White, A; Wright, C; McIntyre, M (RANZCP 2019 Congress, 2019)
    Background: The extent, experience and assistance needs of Indigenous peoples with complex disability including mental health disorders and neurocognitive disability (NCD) is unknown. NCD relates to any disorder of the ...
  • Age, transport, and technology: A survey of older Queenslanders 

    Bertolaccini, K; Hickman, M (41st Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF 2019), 2019)
    In late 2018- early 2019, the authors of this paper implemented the ‘Aging Adults, Transport, and Technology Survey.’ The survey gathered data on the travel behaviours and preferences of Queenslanders over 65, including ...
  • Travel behaviour differences between private and public-school students in South East Queensland 

    Yan, Y; Burke, M; Leung, A (41st Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF 2019), 2019)
    Australia has seen a steady rise in the number of car-passenger trips made by children to school, and a decline in walking-to-school. Australia differs from most nations in that it has one of the highest rates of private ...
  • The role of co-morbidity assessment in guiding treatment decision-making for women with early breast cancer: A systematic literature review 

    Webster, Stephanie; Lawn, Sharon; Chan, Raymond; Koczwara, Bogda (COSA's 46th Annual Scientific Meeting, Urological cancer; Age and gender in cancer practice; Digital health in cancer, 2019)
    Purpose: The presence of comorbidity in breast cancer patients impacts on treatment choice, toxicity and patients’ outcomes. Whilst comorbidity measurement tools are frequently used by researchers, little is known about ...
  • Pazopanib treatment outcome in advanced soft tissue sarcoma: Real-world data 

    Alshamsan, B; Alshibany, A; Badran, A; Maraiki, F; Elshenawy, MA; Elhassan, T; Atallah, JP (ESMO Virtual Congress2020, 2020)
    Background Pazopanib is approved for use after the failure of chemotherapy for soft tissue sarcoma. We aimed to evaluate the clinical outcome and tolerability in a real-world setting. Methods Patients treated between ...
  • Noble- and heavy-metal-free colloidal semiconductor branched frame photocatalyst 

    Chen, Dechao (Fall National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), 2019)
  • Biologically mediated chiral inversion of emerging contaminants: Role of wastewater treatment 

    Khan, Stuart; Branch, Amos; McDonald, James; Berry, Stuart; Nghiem, Long; Neale, Peta; Leusch, Frederic; Jolliffe, Katrina (Fall National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), 2019)
  • Traffic rules encoding sing defeasible deontic logic 

    Bhuiyan, H; Governatori, G; Bond, A; Demmel, S; Islam, MB; Rakotonirainy, A (33rd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX 2020), 2020)
    Automatically assessing driving behaviour against traffic rules is a challenging task for improving the safety of Automated Vehicles (AVs). There are no AV specific traffic rules against which AV behaviour can be assessed. ...
  • A quantum autoencoder: Using machine learning to compress qutrits 

    Pepper, A; Tischler, N; Pryde, GJ (14th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO PR 2020), 2020)
    The compression of quantum data will allow increased control over difficult-to- manage quantum resources. We experimentally realize a quantum autoencoder, which learns to compress quantum data with a classical machine ...
  • Free choice permission in defeasible deontic logic 

    Governatori, G; Rotolo, A (33rd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX 2020), 2020)
    Free Choice Permission is one of the challenges for the formalisation of norms. In this paper, we follow a novel approach that accepts Free Choice Permission in a restricted form. The intuition behind the guarded form is ...

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