Optimising patient care in ICU
Oct.
17
4:00 pm16:00

Optimising patient care in ICU

Chairs: Michael Farquharson and Kaye Rolls

Attitudes towards alternative therapies in ICU
Elizabeth Papathanassoglou

Health literacy of Australians living in a remote location: a cross-sectional survey using the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ).
Georgia Rendell

Unfinished nursing care in Croatia
Adriano Friganovic

Simulation: a strategy to foster competence and confidence among critical care nurses
Sandra Goldsworthy

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Extending opportunities for donation after circulatory death
Oct.
17
4:00 pm16:00

Extending opportunities for donation after circulatory death

Chairs: Helen Opdam and William Silvester

Unrecognised potential for DCD
David Pilcher

DCD lung donation and lung reconditioning
Greg Snell

Organ donation after medical assistance in dying
Sam Shemie

Panel discussion

Moderated by William Silvester.

Panel members include David Pilcher, Greg Snell, Sam Shemie, Bernie Dwyer, Malcolm Fisher, Helen Opdam, Stephen Philpot

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InFACT- Global collaboration in clinical trials. It’s time to get involved
Oct.
17
2:00 pm14:00

InFACT- Global collaboration in clinical trials. It’s time to get involved

Chairs: Danny McAuley and Sandra Peake

The International forum for acute care trialists - Why global collaboration
John Marshall

“The Rise of BRICNet”
Flávia Machado and Fernando Bozza

Prioritising critical care research in “emerging” economies. The LIVEN experience
Elisa Estenssoro

Global collaboration: easy to say, hard to do
Francois Lamontagne

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Paediatric: Moving kids - retrieval
Oct.
17
2:00 pm14:00

Paediatric: Moving kids - retrieval

Chairs: Natalie Duns and Sile Smith

What to track when you are on the road: quality measures in retrieval
Felix Oberender

How sick are they and how are we performing?
Tina Kendrick

International retrieval in resource-limited settings
Ram Mudhoo

Getting to 3% - challenges to paediatric retrieval in Northern Australia
Florian Pracher

Retrieving to ECMO vs Retrieving on ECMO
Amy Johansen

Panel Discussion

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Oct.
17
12:45 pm12:45

Pfizer Lunch Symposium

Venue: Theatrette, Exhibition Hall

Immune modulation therapy in sepsis - fact or fantasy?
Professor Anthony McLean (Australia)

An overview of novel antimicrobials in current development or recently registered.
Doctor David Grolman (Australia)

Resistance is futile…?: Antimicrobial-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in ICU.
Doctor Dean Gopalan (South Africa)

Haematology and Oncology patients in the ICU: Managing invasive fungal infections.
Professor Samir Agrawal (UK)

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Free papers (10/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Free papers (10/18)

Chairs: Deana Copley and Stephen Warrillow

Vitamin-C and thiamine have powerful experimental treatment effects suppressing mortality in critical care: Implications for preventing patient deterioration in sepsis
Simon Black

APTA-1, a novel RNA aptamer, improves outcome in an animal model of sepsis
Mats Eriksson

Timing of vasopressors in septic shock and its effect on recovery of organ failure
Bob Morrow

Process measures related to the treatment of infections in intensive care and their association with hospital mortality
Leigh Fitzpatrick

Bacteriophage therapy in the critically ill
Josephine Ho

Nosocomial infection rates in patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation across Australia and New Zealand
India Lye

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Free papers (11/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Free papers (11/18)

Chairs: Rajeev Hegde and Rosa Thorsteinsdottir

Pressure injury prevention programs in adult intensive care patients: A systematic review
Frances Lin

Difficult path to walk: Critical care nurses‘lived experience of crucial conversations an Australian perspective
Nihada Besic

The uptake of liaison services in Australia and New Zealand and its impact on readmission to intensive care
Mohammed Ishaq Ruknuddeen

Reducing central line associated blood stream infections in a tertiary intensive care service: A knowledge translation study
Frances Lin

Development of the intrahospital transport safety scale: A modified Delphi study
Lina Bergman

Prevalence of pressure injuries and support surface management in adult intensive care patients: A multicentre point prevalence study in ANZ
Elizabeth Yarad

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Free papers (12/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Free papers (12/18)

Chairs: Elizabeth Papathanassoglou and Matt Semler

Reducing inappropriate arterial blood gas testing in a quaternary intensive care unit
Oliver Walsh

Which is the most effective method of teaching the force of cricoid pressure required during rapid sequence induction?
Jasmine Whitaker

Effects of carbon dioxide level and positive end expiratory pressure on intra-renal oxygenation and perfusion in sheep
Naoya Iguchi

Safety and quality in the intensive care unit: an integrated paradigm
Clare Lyon

Education, audit and feedback can reduce unnecessary intensive care arterial blood gas testing
Helen Badge

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Free papers (13/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Free papers (13/18)

Chairs: Joe Perry and Dina Tuitama

Cost and quality of life analysis of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation for refractory cardiac arrest
Mark Dennis

Early warning systems, so many to choose from; which one works best for resource-poor private regional hospitals
Marie Danielle Le Lagadec

Higher skin flow reactivity induced by a thermal challenge predicts an improvement in organ function in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patient
Wasineenart Mongkolpun

Evaluation of calling criteria for the rapid response system utilising single versus multiple physiological parameter disturbances
Muhammad Shoaib

The effect of the New Zealand early warning score on Maori/Pacifica medical emergency team escalations: A retrospective observational design
Alison Pirret

The characteristics and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Australia and New Zealand: Results from the AUS-ROC epistry
Janet Bray

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Free papers (14/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Free papers (14/18)

Chairs: Laura Alberto and Ged Williams

Factors influencing integrated palliative care processes in intensive care units: A mixed methods systematic review
Sepidah Olausson

Going home to die from the intensive care unit. Experiences from Denmark
Lisa Seest Nielsen

An ICU liaison nurse support service is valuable and important for critically ill patients, their family members and ward nurses
Lotta Johansson

The use of ICU diaries
Maria Johansson

The Unconference; dismantling traditional structures and process to create communities of practice – a critical reflection
Debbie Massey

End-of-life care in ICU – what clinicians think
Madeleine Powell

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Nursing Scholarship - free papers (16/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Nursing Scholarship - free papers (16/18)

Chairs: Diane Chamberlain and Fenella Gill

Intensive care nurses’ knowledge of evidence-based guidelines for prevention of ventilator-associated events: An evaluation study
Auxillia Madhuvu

Senior registered nurses working with new graduate nurses in the intensive care unit: A narrative inquiry
Susan Whittam

Challenges to prospective consent in an interventional clinical trial in a paediatric intensive care unit
Rebecca Doyle

Adjunctive corticosteroid treatment in critically ill patients with septic shock (adrenal): cost-effectiveness analysis and long-term healthcare resource use
Kelly Thompson

Measuring nurses’ perceptions of their responsibility for healthcare quality - instrument validity and reliability
Elizabeth Oldland

Pre-existing mental health disorders in patients admitted to the intensive care unit: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence
Julia Pilowsky

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Free papers (15/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Free papers (15/18)

Chairs: Hayley Gershengorn and Sam Radford

A pilot, double-blind, randomised, controlled study of high-dose intravenous vitamin C for vasoplegic shock after cardiac surgery
Fumitaka Yanase (presented by Thummaporn Naorungroj)

Gender differences in ICU admissions in Australia and New Zealand
Lucy Modra

Long-term survival after discharge from public intensive care units in Victoria
David Pilcher

Survivors of intensive care with Type 2 diabetes and the effect of shared care follow-up clinics: The Sweet-As feasibility study
Yasmine Ali Abdelhamid

Systemic inflammatory response differs in indigenous and non-indigenous patients after cardiac surgery in Australia and New Zealand
Langa Lutshaba

Clinically significant pleural effusions in intensive care:  A multicentre, prospective evaluation of the risks and benefits of early drainage.
Edward Fysh

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Free papers (17/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Free papers (17/18)

Chairs: Sandra Goldsworthy and Helen Opdam

Early intensive rehabilitation does not affect respiratory or haemodynamic parameters in patients requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Kate Hayes

Speech pathology in ICU – a varied national workforce
Amy Freeman-Sanderson

A validated, algorithm-based continuous insulin infusion rapidly achieves targeted blood glucose levels while minimizing hypoglycemia: An eight hospital system experience
Michael Sirimaturos

The impact of frailty in critically ill trauma patients: a prospective observational study
Claire Tipping

Feasibility of accelerometry measurement in mechanically ventilated patients throughout the ICU stay
Agustin Camus-Molina

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Paediatric (18/18)
Oct.
17
11:00 am11:00

Paediatric (18/18)

Chairs: Alyssia Haling and Mark Woodard

Bringing to life best practice
Wendy Done

Comparison of lung ultrasound to chest radiography for diagnosis of pulmonary complications after cardiac surgery in children
Smriti Mahaju Bajracharya

Functional outcome of children discharged from a pediatric intensive care unit – a cohort study
Narayanan Parameswaran

Nurses’ perceptions and experiences of working in a new decentralised intensive care unit
Clare Loveday

Reported incidence of behaviours of concern in an intensive care setting
Sam Miller

Red blood cell transfusion in critically-ill children: An audit of practices at pediatric intensive care unit of Aga Khan University
Qalab Abbas

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