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Journal articles

Brown C; Lee XJ; Farrington A; Shield C; Carter HE; McPhail SM; Cardona M; Hillman K; Callaway L; Willmott L; White BP; Harvey G; Graves N; Barnett AG, 2022, 'Impact of a prospective feedback loop on care review activities in older patients at the end of life. A stepped-wedge randomised trial', BMC Geriatrics, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-022-03554-x

Hillman K, 2022, 'Barotrauma and COVID-19', Intensive Care Medicine, vol. 48, pp. 376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-022-06630-3

Lewis ET; Hammill KA; Ticehurst M; Turner RM; Greenaway S; Hillman K; Carlini J; Cardona M, 2021, 'How do patients with life-limiting illness and caregivers want end-of-life prognostic information delivered? A pilot study', Healthcare (Switzerland), vol. 9, pp. 784 - 784, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9070784

Lewis ET; Harrison R; Nicholson M; Hillman K; Trankle S; Rangel S; Stokes C; Cardona M, 2021, 'Clinicians’ and public acceptability of universal risk-of-death screening for older people in routine clinical practice in Australia: cross-sectional surveys', Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 33, pp. 1063 - 1070, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40520-020-01598-w

Sanchez D; Brennan K; Al Sayfe M; Shunker SA; Bogdanoski T; Hedges S; Hou YC; Lynch J; Hunt L; Alexandrou E; Saxena M; Abel S; Lakshmanan R; Bhonagiri D; Parr MJ; Aneman A; Chroinin DN; Hillman KM; Frost SA, 2020, 'Frailty, delirium and hospital mortality of older adults admitted to intensive care: the Delirium (Deli) in ICU study', Critical Care, vol. 24, pp. 609, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13054-020-03318-2

Man NWY; Forero R; Ngo H; Mountain D; Fitzgerald G; Toloo GS; McCarthy S; Mohsin M; Fatovich DM; Bailey P; Bosley E; Carney R; Lai HMX; Hillman K, 2020, 'Impact of the Four-Hour Rule policy on emergency medical services delays in Australian EDs: A longitudinal cohort study', Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 37, pp. 793 - 800, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2019-208958

Tirkkonen J; Skrifvars MB; Tamminen T; Parr MJA; Hillman K; Efendijev I; Aneman A, 2020, 'Afferent limb failure revisited – A retrospective, international, multicentre, cohort study of delayed rapid response team calls', Resuscitation, vol. 156, pp. 6 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.08.117

Yap SJ; Forero R; Greenfield D; Hillman KM, 2020, 'Implementing value-based health care at scale: the NSW experience', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 213, pp. 285 - 285.e1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50745

Lee XJ; Farrington A; Carter H; Shield C; Graves N; McPhail SM; Harvey G; White BP; Willmott L; Cardona M; Hillman K; Callaway L; Barnett AG, 2020, 'A stepped-wedge randomised-controlled trial assessing the implementation, impact and costs of a prospective feedback loop to promote appropriate care and treatment for older patients in acute hospitals at the end of life: Study protocol', BMC Geriatrics, vol. 20, pp. 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-01660-2

Cardona M; Anstey M; Lewis ET; Shanmugam S; Hillman K; Psirides A, 2020, 'Appropriateness of intensive care treatments near the end of life during the covid-19 pandemic', Breathe, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/20734735.0062-2020

Ou L; Chen J; Hillman K; Flabouris A; Parr M; Green M, 2020, 'The effectiveness of a standardised rapid response system on the reduction of cardiopulmonary arrests and other adverse events among emergency surgical admissions', Resuscitation, vol. 150, pp. 162 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.01.021

Forero R; Man N; Nahidi S; Fitzgerald G; Fatovich D; Mohsin M; Ngo H; Toloo G; Gibson N; McCarthy S; Mountain D; Hillman K, 2020, 'When a health policy cuts both ways: Impact of the National Emergency Access Target policy on staff and emergency department performance', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 32, pp. 228 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13395

Trankle SA; Shanmugam S; Lewis E; Nicholson M; Hillman K; Cardona M, 2020, 'Are We Making Progress on Communication with People Who Are Near the End of Life in the Australian Health System? A Thematic Analysis', Health Communication, vol. 35, pp. 158 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2018.1548335

Ooi M; Lewis ET; Brisbane J; Tubb E; McClean T; Assareh H; Hillman K; Achat H; Cardona M, 2020, 'Feasibility of using a risk assessment tool to predict hospital transfers or death for older people in australian residential aged care. A retrospective cohort study', Healthcare (Switzerland), vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/healthcare8030284

Cardona M; Williamson M; Jones M; Chroinin DN; Gullotta J; Hillman K; Lewis ET; Morgan M, 2020, 'It is feasible to flag ‘near end-of-life' status in older patients from routine general practice data', Australian Journal of General Practice, vol. 49, pp. 752 - 758, http://dx.doi.org/10.31128/AJGP-08-19-5033

Olsen SL; Søreide E; Hillman K; Hansen BS, 2019, 'Succeeding with rapid response systems – a never-ending process: A systematic review of how health-care professionals perceive facilitators and barriers within the limbs of the RRS', Resuscitation, vol. 144, pp. 75 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.08.034

Cardona M; Shanmugam S; Lewis ET; Psirides A; Anstey M; Hillman K, 2019, 'A rapid review of patient and family perspectives on inappropriateness of intensive care treatments at the end of life', MedRXiv, http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/19007138

Cardona M; Lewis E; Shanmugam S; Nicholson M; Williamson M; Hanly L; Hillman K, 2019, 'Dissonance on perceptions of end-of-life needs between health-care providers and members of the public: Quantitative cross-sectional surveys', Australasian Journal on Ageing, vol. 38, pp. e75 - e84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12630

Nahidi S; Forero R; Man N; Mohsin M; Fitzgerald G; Toloo G; McCarthy S; Gibson N; Fatovich D; Mountain D, 2019, 'Impact of the Four-Hour Rule/National Emergency Access Target policy implementation on emergency department staff: A qualitative perspective of emergency department management changes', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 362 - 371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13164

Nahidi S; Forero R; McCarthy S; Man N; Gibson N; Mohsin M; Mountain D; Fatovich D; Fitzgerald G; Toloo G, 2019, 'Qualitative analysis of perceptions and experiences of emergency department staff in relation to implementation and outcomes of the Four-Hour Rule/National Emergency Access Target in Australia', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 378 - 386, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13166

Forero R; Man N; McCarthy S; Richardson D; Mohsin M; Toloo GS; Fitzgerald G; Ngo H; Mountain D; Fatovich D; Celenza A; Gibson N; Xu F; Nahidi S; Hillman K, 2019, 'Impact of the national emergency access target policy on emergency departments’ performance: A time-trend analysis for New South Wales, Australian capital territory and queensland', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 253 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13142

Athari F; Hillman KM; Frost SA, 2019, 'The concept of frailty in intensive care', Australian Critical Care, vol. 32, pp. 175 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aucc.2017.11.005

Forero R; Man N; Ngo H; Mountain D; Mohsin M; Fatovich D; Toloo G; Celenza A; FitzGerald G; McCarthy S; Richardson D; Xu F; Gibson N; Nahidi S; Hillman K, 2019, 'Impact of the four-hour National Emergency Access Target on 30 day mortality, access block and chronic emergency department overcrowding in Australian emergency departments', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 31, pp. 58 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13151

Lewis E; Harrison R; Hanly L; Psirides A; Zammit A; McFarland K; Dawson A; Hillman K; Barr M; Cardona M, 2019, 'End-of-life priorities of older adults with terminal illness and caregivers: a qualitative consultation', Health Expectations, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hex.12860

Lewis ET; Dent E; Alkhouri H; Kellett J; Williamson M; Asha S; Holdgate A; Mackenzie J; Winoto L; Fajardo-Pulido D; Ticehurst M; Hillman K; McCarthy S; Elcombe E; Rogers K; Cardona M, 2019, 'Which frailty scale for patients admitted via Emergency Department? A cohort study', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 80, pp. 104 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.11.002

Cardona M; O'Sullivan M; Lewis ET; Turner RM; Garden F; Alkhouri H; Asha S; Mackenzie J; Perkins M; Suri S, 2019, 'Prospective validation of a checklist to predict short‐term death in older patients after emergency department admission in Australia and Ireland', Academic Emergency Medicine, vol. 26, pp. 610 - 620, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acem.13664

Alexandrou E; Ramjan LM; Spencer T; Frost SA; Salamonson Y; Davidson PM; Hillman KM, 2018, 'The Extended Dwell Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Is an Alternative Method of NICU Intravenous Access (vol 18, pg 295, 2018)', ADVANCES IN NEONATAL CARE, vol. 18, pp. 506 - 506, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ANC.0000000000000575

Ou L; Chen J; Flabouris A; Hillman K; Parr M; Bellomo R, 2018, 'Hospital variability of postoperative sepsis and sepsis-related mortality after elective coronary artery bypass grafting surgery', Journal of Critical Care, vol. 47, pp. 232 - 237, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2018.07.018

Cardona M; Turner RM; Chapman A; Alkhouri H; Lewis ET; Jan S; Nicholson M; Parr M; Williamson M; Hillman K, 2018, 'Who Benefits from Aggressive Rapid Response System Treatments Near the End of Life? A Retrospective Cohort Study', Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, vol. 44, pp. 505 - 513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjq.2018.04.001

Hillman KM, 2018, 'Predicting outcome in the seriously ill—A new approach', Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, vol. 62, pp. 878 - 879, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aas.13121

DeVita MA; Hillman K, 2018, 'Why RRS? Where RRS?', Critical Care Clinics, vol. 34, pp. xi - xii, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccc.2018.01.001

Ngo H; Forero R; Mountain D; Fatovich D; Man W; Sprivulis P; Mohsin M; Toloo S; Celenza A; Fitzgerald G; McCarthy S; Hillman K, 2018, 'Impact of the Four-Hour Rule in Western Australian hospitals: Trend analysis of a large record linkage study 2002-2013', PLoS One, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193902

Athari F; Hillman KM; Frost SA, 2018, 'The changing nature of the population of intensive-care patients', Journal of Hospital Administration, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jha.v7n2p1

Dahm MR; Georgiou A; Westbrook JI; Greenfield D; Horvath AR; Wakefield D; Li L; Hillman K; Bolton P; Brown A; Jones G; Herkes R; Lindeman R; Legg M; Makeham M; Moses D; Badmus D; Campbell C; Hardie RA; Li J; McCaughey E; Sezgin G; Thomas J; Wabe N, 2018, 'Delivering safe and effective test-result communication, management and follow-up: A mixed-methods study protocol', BMJ Open, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020235

Hillman KM; Takala J, 2018, 'Intensive care medicine in 2050: expanding care beyond the intensive care unit', Intensive Care Medicine, vol. 44, pp. 218 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00134-017-4806-0

Hillman K; Athari F; Forero R, 2018, 'States worse than death', Current Opinion in Critical Care, vol. 24, pp. 415 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCC.0000000000000529

Cardona M; Lewis ET; Turner RM; Alkhouri H; Asha S; Mackenzie J; Perkins M; Suri S; Holdgate A; Winoto L, 2018, 'Efficacy of a tool to predict short-term mortality in older people presenting at emergency departments: protocol for a multi-centre cohort study', Archives of gerontology and geriatrics, vol. 76, pp. 169 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2018.02.014

Cardona M; Lewis ET; Kristensen MR; Skjøt-Arkil H; Ekmann AA; Nygaard HH; Jensen JJ; Jensen RO; Pedersen JL; Turner RM, 2018, 'Predictive validity of the CriSTAL tool for short-term mortality in older people presenting at emergency departments: a prospective study', European geriatric medicine, vol. 9, pp. 891 - 901, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41999-018-0123-6

DeVita M; Hillman KM, 2017, 'Expanding the Scope of the Rapid Response System', Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, vol. 43, pp. 651 - 652, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.08.001

Cardona-Morrell M; Lewis E; Suman S; Haywood C; Williams M; Brousseau AA; Greenaway S; Hillman K; Dent E, 2017, 'Recognising older frail patients near the end of life: What next?', European Journal of Internal Medicine, vol. 45, pp. 84 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2017.09.026

Wiles LK; Hibbert PD; Stephens JH; Coiera E; Westbrook J; Braithwaite J; Day RO; Hillman KM; Runciman WB, 2017, 'STANDING Collaboration: A study protocol for developing clinical standards', BMJ Open, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014048

Jones D; Holmes J; Currey J; Fugaccia E; Psirides AJ; Singh MY; Fennessy GJ; Hillman K; Pilcher DV; Bellomo R; DeVita M, 2017, 'Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Rapid Response Systems and Medical Emergency Teams', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol. 45, pp. 511 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0310057X1704500416

Ou L; Chen J; Hillman K, 2017, 'Socio-demographic disparities in the utilisation of general practice services for Australian children - Results from a nationally representative longitudinal study', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0176563

Braithwaite J; Westbrook J; Coiera E; Runciman WB; Day R; Hillman K; Herkes J, 2017, 'A systems science perspective on the capacity for change in public hospitals', Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13584-017-0143-6

Cardona-Morrell M; Benfatti-Olivato G; Jansen J; Turner RM; Fajardo-Pulido D; Hillman K, 2017, 'A systematic review of effectiveness of decision aids to assist older patients at the end of life', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 100, pp. 425 - 435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.10.007

Ou L; Chen J; Hillman K; Flabouris A; Parr M; Assareh H; Bellomo R, 2017, 'The impact of post-operative sepsis on mortality after hospital discharge among elective surgical patients: A population-based cohort study', Critical Care, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13054-016-1596-7

Cardona-Morrell M; Kim JCH; Brabrand M; Gallego-Luxan B; Hillman K, 2017, 'What is inappropriate hospital use for elderly people near the end of life? A systematic review', European journal of internal medicine, vol. 42, pp. 39 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2017.04.014

Jones D; Pilcher D; Boots R; Carter A; Turner A; Hicks P; Nicholls M; Currey J; Erickson S; Stephens D; Pinder M; Psirides A; Barrett J; Chalwin R; Bellomo R; Hillman K; Buist M; Parker J; Huckson S, 2016, 'Resource use, governance and case load of rapid response teams in Australia and New Zealand in 2014', Critical Care and Resuscitation, vol. 18, pp. 275 - 282

Frost SA; Alogso MC; Metcalfe L; Lynch J; Hunt L; alexandrou E; sanghavi R; Hillman K, 2016, 'Chlorhexidine bathing and health care-associated infections among adult intensive care patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.', Critical Care (UK), vol. 20, pp. 379 - 379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13054-016-1553-5

Cardona-Morrell M; Prgomet M; Turner RM; Nicholson M; Hillman K, 2016, 'Effectiveness of continuous or intermittent vital signs monitoring in preventing adverse events on general wards: a systematic review and meta-analysis', International Journal of Clinical Practice, vol. 70, pp. 806 - 824, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.12846


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