Clinical Professor David Isaacs

Clinical Professor
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 3418
F: +61 2 9845 3421
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Publications

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2013

   
  • Isaacs, D., Kesson, A., Lester-Smith, D., Chaitow, J. (2013), Recurrent fevers. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(3), E243-E245. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S. (2013), The Da Vinci Code and the alphabet of research. Medical Journal of Australia. 199(11), 816. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Andresen, D. (2013), Combating antibiotic resistance: the war on error. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 98, 90-91. [Abstract]
  • Williams, G., Macaskill, P., Kerr, M., Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Codarini, M., McCaskill, M., Prelog, K., Craig, J. (2013), Variability and accuracy in interpretation of consolidation on chest radiography for diagnosing pneumonia in children under 5 years of age. Pediatric Pulmonology. 48(12), 1195-1200. [Abstract]
  • Noonan, S., Zurynski, Y., Currie, B., McDonald, M., Wheaton, G., Nissen, M., Curtis, N., Isaacs, D., Richmond, P., Ramsay, J., Elliott, E., Carapetis, J. (2013), A National Prospective Surveillance Study of Acute Rheumatic Fever in Australian Children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 32(1), e26-e32. [Abstract]
  • Tassie, B., Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Kerridge, I. (2013), Management of children with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49, 815-819. [Abstract]
  • Fisher, K., Guaran, R., Stack, J., Simpson, S., Krause, W., For, K., Ryan, E., Conaty, S., Hope, K., Isaacs, D., Chay, P., Eastwood, J., Marks, G. (2013), Nosocomial pulmonary tuberculosis contact investigation in a neonatal intensive care unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 34(7), 754-756. [Abstract]
  • Britton, P., Isaacs, D. (2013), What's in the Frame: The Ethics of Asylum Seeker Health Care. American Journal of Bioethics. 13, 21-22. [Abstract]
  • Howard-Jones, A., Isaacs, D. (2013), Systematic review of duration and choice of systemic antibiotic therapy for acute haematogenous bacterial osteomyelitis in children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(9), 760-768. [Abstract]
  • Howard-Jones, A., Isaacs, D., Gibbons, P. (2013), Twelve-month outcome following septic arthritis in children. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. Part B. 22, 486-490. [Abstract]
  • Britton, P., Yeung, V., Lowbridge, C., Isaacs, D., Marais, B. (2013), Spectrum of Disease in Children Treated for Tuberculosis at a Tertiary Children's Hospital in Australia. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. 2(3), 224-231.
  • Khatami, A., Isaacs, D., Marais, B. (2013), Fever in the returned child traveller. MedicineToday. 14(12), 27-38.
  • De, S., Williams, G., Hayen, A., Macaskill, P., McCaskill, M., Isaacs, D., Craig, J. (2013), Accuracy of the "traffic light" clinical decision rule for serious bacterial infections in young children with fever: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ. 346, f866. [Abstract]

2012

   
  • Britton, P., Isaacs, D. (2012), Controversies in neonatal infection. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(9), 721-725. [Abstract]
  • Blyth, C., Barzi, F., Hale, K., Isaacs, D. (2012), Chemoprophylaxis of neonatal fungal infections in very low birthweight infants: efficacy and safety of fluconazole and nystatin. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(9), 846-851. [Abstract]
  • Ariffin, N., Hasan, H., Ramli, N., Ibrahim, N., Taib, F., Rahman, A., Mohamed, Z., Wahab, S., Isaacs, D., Van Rostenberghe, H. (2012), Comparison of antimicrobial resistance in neonatal and adult intensive care units in a tertiary teaching hospital. American Journal of Infection Control. 40(6), 572-575. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012), Technophobia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48, 625. [Abstract]
  • Hammoud, M., Al-Taiar, A., Thalib, L., Al-Sweih, N., Pathan, S., Isaacs, D. (2012), Incidence, aetiology and resistance of late-onset neonatal sepsis: A five-year prospective study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(7), 604-609. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012), Industry sponsorship of scientific meetings: Peaks and troughs. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48, 547. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012), Hand washing. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48, 457. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Tobin, B. (2012), Palivizumab: A debate about funding. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(5), 373-377. [Abstract]
  • Gray, K., Wood, N., Gunasekera, H., Sheikh, M., Hazelton, B., Barzi, F., Isaacs, D. (2012), Vitamin D and Tuberculosis Status in Refugee Children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 31(5), 521-523. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012), We need to read. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48, 371-372. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012), An ethical framework for public health immunisation programs. New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 23(5-6), 111-115. [Abstract]
  • Viswanathan, R., Singh, A., Basu, S., Chatterjee, S., Sardar, S., Isaacs, D. (2012), Multi-drug resistant gram negative bacilli causing early neonatal sepsis in India. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 97(3), F182-187. [Abstract]
  • Williams, G., Hodson, E., Isaacs, D., Craig, J. (2012), Diagnosis and management of urinary tract infection in children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(4), 296-301. [Abstract]
  • Wood, N., Isaacs, D. (2012), Hepatitis B vaccination in pregnancy. Expert Review of Vaccines. 11, 125-127. [Abstract]

2011

   
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), Much clamour about glamour. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47, 847-848. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), The power of play. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47, 761-762. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), Conflict of interest: No such thing as a free lunch. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47, 679-680. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Tobin, B., Hamblin, J., Slaytor, E., Donaghue, K., Munns, C., Kilham, H. (2011), Managing ethically questionable parental requests: Growth suppression and manipulation of puberty. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47(9), 581-584. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Alexander, S., Wood, N., Buckmaster, A., Royle, J. (2011), Ethical issues in preventing mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B by immunisation. Vaccine. 29(37), 6159– 6162. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), Corporal punishment of children: Changing the culture. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47, 491-492. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), If music be the food of love. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47, 403-4. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), The hippocratic oath. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47, 321. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), Refugees and good Samaritans. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47, 247-248. [Abstract]
  • Macartney, K., Porwal, M., Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Maldigri, T., Isaacs, D., Kesson, A. (2011), Decline in rotavirus hospitalisations following introduction of Australia's national rotavirus immunisation programme. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47(5), 266-270. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), Plagiarism is not OK. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47, 159. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), Controversial end-of-life issues in the neonatal intensive care unit. The American Journal of Bioethics. 11, 43-44. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011), Vaccines for the poor: meningococcal A conjugate vaccine in Africa. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 47(1-2), 66. [Abstract]

2010

   
  • Howard-Jones, A., Isaacs, D. (2010), Systematic review of systemic antibiotic treatment for children with chronic and sub-acute pyogenic osteomyelitis. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 46(12), 736-41. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010), Lessons from the swine flu: pandemic, panic and/or pandemonium?. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 46(11), 623-626. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, T. (2010), Is child nudity in art ever pornographic?. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 46(7-8), 369-371. [Abstract]
  • Caldwell, P., Isaacs, D. (2010), Journal club. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 46(6), 285. [Abstract]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Isaacs, D., Dutta, S. (2010), Adjunctive Immunologic Interventions in Neonatal Sepsis. Clinics in perinatology. 37(2), 481-499. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010), URTI, Antibiotics and Rash. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 46(5), 272. [Abstract]
  • Crogan, J., Gunasekera, H., Wood, N., Sheikh, M., Isaacs, D. (2010), Management of Old World Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Refugee Children. The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 29(4), 357-9. [Abstract]
  • Hale, K., Shaw, P., Dalla-Pozza, L., Macintyre, C., Isaacs, D., Sorrell, T. (2010), Epidemiology of paediatric invasive fungal infections and a case-control study of risk factors in acute leukaemia or post stem cell transplant. British journal of haematology. 149(2), 263-72. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010), A neonate with a desquamating rash. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 46(3), 120, 137. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P. (2010), Rapid Response: Benefits and risks of childhood influenza vaccination. BMJ. , 1.
  • Dede, A., Isaacs, D., Torzillo, P., Wakerman, J., Roseby, R., Fahy, R., Clothier, T., White, A., Kitto, P. (2010), Respiratory syncytial virus infections in Central Australia. Journal of paediatrics and child health. (1-2). [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010), Cough, fever and malaise. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 46(1-2), 62, 69. [Abstract]
  • Craig, J., Williams, G., Jones, M., Codarini, M., Macaskill, P., Hayen, A., Irwig, L., Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., McCaskill, M. (2010), The accuracy of clinical symptoms and signs for the diagnosis of serious bacterial infection in young febrile children: prospective cohort study of 15 781 febrile illnesses. BMJ. 340, c1594. [Abstract]

2009

   
  • Howell, A., Isaacs, D., Halliday, R. (2009), Oral nystatin prophylaxis and neonatal fungal infections. Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition. 94(6), F429-33. [Abstract]
  • Raman, S., Wood, N., Webber, M., Taylor, K., Isaacs, D. (2009), Matching health needs of refugee children with services: how big is the gap?. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 33(5), 466-470. [Abstract]
  • Harkness, B., Andresen, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2009), Infections following lawnmower and farm machinery-related injuries in children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 45(9), 525-528. [Abstract]
  • Sheikh, M., Pal, A., Wang, S., MacIntyre, C., Wood, N., Isaacs, D., Gunasekera, H., Raman, S., Hale, K., Howell, A. (2009), The epidemiology of health conditions of newly arrived refugee children: a review of patients attending a specialist health clinic in Sydney. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 45(9), 509-513. [Abstract]
  • Yam, A., Andresen, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2009), Incidence of sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in infants with urinary tract infection. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 45(6), 364-367. [Abstract]
  • Tiskumara, R., Fakharee, S., Lui, C., Nuntnarumit, P., Lui, K., Hammoud, M., Lee, J., Chow, C., Shenoi, A., Halliday, R., Isaacs, D. (2009), Neonatal infections in Asia. Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition. 94(0), F144-8. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2009), Routine use of influenza vaccine. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology: Hot Topics in Infection and Immunity in Children V. 634, 95-110. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S., Fitzgerald, D. (2009), Evidence based merriment. BMJ (Online). 339, b5098. [Abstract]
  • Carmo, K., Evans, N., Isaacs, D. (2009), Congenital candidiasis presenting as septic shock without rash. BMJ case reports. 2009, bcr11.2008.1222.. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Leask, J., Tobin, B. (2009), Ethical issues in immunisation. Vaccine. 27, 615-618.

2008

   
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S., Fitzgerald, D. (2008), The seven ages of man and woman (or "Sex and the CT"). Archives of Disease in Childhood. 93(12), 1075-1076. [Abstract]
  • Fehon, R., Mehr, S., La Hei, E., Isaacs, D., Wong, M. (2008), Two-year-old boy with cervical and liver abscesses. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 44(11), 670-672. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2008), On Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians written exam. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 44(10), 533. [Abstract]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Daley, A., Kesson, A. (2008), Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in a clinical setting. Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society. 50(5), 662-6. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2008), Commentary: Controversies in SIGN guidance on management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 336(7657), 1370-1371. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D. (2008), Fungal prophylaxis in very low birth weight neonates: nystatin, fluconazole or nothing?. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases. 21(3), 246-250. [Abstract]
  • Spelman, D., Buttery, J., Daley, A., Isaacs, D., Jennens, I., Kakakios, A., Lawrence, R., Roberts, S., Torda, A., Watson, D., Woolley, I., Anderson, T., Street, A. (2008), Guidelines for the prevention of sepsis in asplenic and hyposplenic patients. Internal medicine journal. 38(5), 349-356. [Abstract]
  • Robinson, P., Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Wood, N., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2008), Tuberculosis in children: a tertiary centre perspective. The Medical Journal of Australia. , 190-191. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Leask, J. (2008), Should influenza immunisation be mandatory for healthcare workers? No. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 337(0), a2140. [Abstract]
  • Moore, P., Kerridge, I., Gillis, J., Jacobe, S., Isaacs, D. (2008), Withdrawal and limitation of life-sustaining treatments in a paediatric intensive care unit and review of the literature. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 44(7-8), 404-408. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Jacobe, S., Ryan, M., Tobin, B. (2008), Gaining consent for publication in difficult cases involving children. eBMJ. 337(a1231), 0. [Abstract]