Professor David Isaacs

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

Telephone +61 2 9845 3418
Fax +61 2 9845 3421

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Selected grants

2015

  • Improving decisions about the funding of high cost cancer medicines in Australia; Lipworth W, Kerridge I, Salkeld G, Olver I, Isaacs D, Pearson S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2013

  • Does bovine lactoferrin (bLF) reduce mortality and morbidity in very low birthweight infants; Tarnow-Mordi W, Soll R, Manzoni P, Darlow B, Isaacs D, Lui K, Schofield D, Wilkinson D, Martin A, Hague W; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2011

  • Two day workshop to plan a programme of collaborative laboratory and clinical research on the role of bovine lactoferrin to prevent prematurity, neonatal sepsis and mortality; Tarnow-Mordi W, Dibley M, Ghadge A, Isaacs D, Sebastian L, Kumar P; Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (Federal)/Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF).

2009

  • Should very premature babies receive a placental transfusion at birth? A randomised controlled trial.; Tarnow-Mordi W, Morris J, Newnham J, Hague W, Forder P, Kluckow M, Evans N, Newnham J, Osborn D, Isaacs D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Simple, observer-blinded randomised trial to prevent proven influenza in young children; Booy R, Isaacs D, Elliott E; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2004

  • International neonatal immunotherapy study (INIS): a randomised trial of intravenous immunoglobulin for neonatal sepsis; Tarnow-Mordi W, Henderson-Smart D, Hague W, Isaacs D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Isaacs, D., Elliott, E., Gilbert, R., Pichichero, M., Moyer, V. (2007). Evidence-based Pediatric Infectious Diseases. United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishers.

Edited Books

  • Isaacs, D. (2007). Evidence Based Pediatric Infectious Diseases. United Kingdom: BMJ Publishing Group.
  • Kilham, H., Isaacs, D. (2003). The Childrens Hospital at Westmead Handbook: Clinical practice guidelines for paediatrics. Sydney: McGraw-Hill Education.

Book Chapters

  • Isaacs, D. (2003). Infectious diseases of chilhood. In Robinson, Roberton (Eds.), Practical Paediatrics: 5th Edition, (pp. 360-367). UK: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Hallett, K., Cameron, A., Widmer, R., King, P., Kilpatrick, N., Wilson, M., Lucas, J., Wong, P., Mekertichian, K., Isaacs, D., Kirk, J., et al (2003). Medically compromised children. In Cameron, Widmer (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, Second Editions, (pp. 234-286). Australia: Mosby.

Journals

  • Corbett, E., Gunasekera, H., Maycock, A., Isaacs, D. (2014). Australia’s treatment of refugee and asylum seeker children: The views of Australian paediatricians. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(7), 393-398. [More Information]
  • Jones, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Isaacs, D. (2014). Population-based surveillance of neonatal HSV infection in Australia (1997-2011). Clinical Infectious Diseases, 59(4), 525-531. [More Information]
  • De, S., Williams, G., Hayen, A., Macaskill, P., McCaskill, M., Isaacs, D., Craig, J. (2014). Value of white cell count in predicting serious bacterial infection in febrile children under 5 years of age. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 99(6), 493-499. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S., Fitzgerald, D. (2013). A born again Christian. BMJ (online), 347, 1-3. [More Information]
  • Noonan, S., Zurynski, Y., Currie, B., McDonald, M., Wheaton, G., Nissen, M., Curtis, N., Isaacs, D., Richmond, P., Ramsay, J., Elliott, E., et al (2013). A National Prospective Surveillance Study of Acute Rheumatic Fever in Australian Children. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(1), e26-e32. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Andresen, D. (2013). Combating antibiotic resistance: the war on error. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 98(2), 90-91. [More Information]
  • Khatami, A., Isaacs, D., Marais, B. (2013). Fever in the returned child traveller. Medicine Today, 14(12), 27-38.
  • 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(10), 815-819. [More Information]
  • Fisher, K., Guaran, R., Stack, J., Simpson, S., Krause, W., For, K., Ryan, E., Conaty, S., Hope, K., Isaacs, D., Marks, G., et al (2013). Nosocomial pulmonary tuberculosis contact investigation in a neonatal intensive care unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 34(7), 754-756. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kesson, A., Lester-Smith, D., Chaitow, J. (2013). Recurrent fevers. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(3), E243-E245. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2013). Should respiratory care in preterm infants include prophylaxis against respiratory syncytial virus? The case against. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 14(2), 128-129. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H. (2013). Spinal muscular atrophy type I: Do the benefits of ventilation compensate for its burdens? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(10), 807-812. [More Information]
  • Grummitt, 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. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S. (2013). The Da Vinci Code and the alphabet of research: We offer an alphabetical guide into the opaque and mystical world of research. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(11), 816-816. [More Information]
  • Grummitt, A., Isaacs, D., Gibbons, P. (2013). Twelve-month outcome following septic arthritis in children. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Part B, 22(5), 486-490. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Britton, P., Isaacs, D. (2013). What's in the Frame: The Ethics of Asylum Seeker Health Care. The American Journal of Bioethics, 13(7), 21-22. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). An ethical framework for public health immunisation programs. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 23(5/6), 111-115. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Ariffin, N., Hasan, H., Ramli, N., Ibrahim, N., Taib, F., Rahman, A., Mohamed, Z., Wahab, S., Isaacs, D., 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). Hand washing. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(6), 457-457. [More Information]
  • Wood, N., Isaacs, D. (2012). Hepatitis B vaccination in pregnancy. Expert Review of Vaccines, 11(2), 125-127. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). Industry sponsorship of scientific meetings: Peaks and troughs. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(7), 547-547. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Tobin, B. (2012). Palivizumab: A debate about funding. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(5), 373-377. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). Technophobia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(8), 625-625. [More Information]
  • Gray, K., Wood, N., Gunasekera, H., Sheikh, M., Hazelton, B., Isaacs, D. (2012). Vitamin D and Tuberculosis Status in Refugee Children. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 31(5), 521-523. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). We need to read. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(5), 371-372. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Conflict of interest: No such thing as a free lunch. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(10), 679-680. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Controversial End-of-Life Issues in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The American Journal of Bioethics, 11(2), 43-44. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Corporal punishment of children: Changing the culture. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(8), 491-492. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). If music be the food of love. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(7), 403-404. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Much clamour about glamour. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(12), 847-848. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Plagiarism is not OK. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(4), 159-159. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Refugees and good Samaritans. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(5), 247-248. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). The hippocratic oath. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(6), 321-321. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). The power of play. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(11), 761-762. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Vaccines for the poor: meningococcal A conjugate vaccine in Africa. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(1-2), 66-66. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010). A neonate with a desquamating rash. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(3), 120-137. [More Information]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Isaacs, D., Dutta, S. (2010). Adjunctive Immunologic Interventions in Neonatal Sepsis. Clinics in Perinatology, 37(2), 481-499. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010). Cough, fever and malaise. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46, 62-69. [More Information]
  • 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), 263-272. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, T. (2010). Is child nudity in art ever pornographic? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46, 369-371. [More Information]
  • Caldwell, P., Isaacs, D. (2010). Journal club. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(6), 285. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010). Lessons from the swine flu: pandemic, panic and/or pandemonium? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(11), 623-626. [More Information]
  • 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), 357-359. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P. (2010). Rapid Response: Benefits and risks of childhood influenza vaccination. BMJ (online), , 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, 46(1-2), 35-39. [More Information]
  • Grummitt, 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), 736-741. [More Information]
  • 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: British Medical Journal, 340, c1594-1-c1594-12. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010). URTI, Antibiotics and Rash. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(5), 272. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Carmo, K., Evans, N. (2009). Congenital candidiasis presenting as septic shock without rash. BMJ Case Reports. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Leask, J., Tobin, B. (2009). Ethical issues in immunisation. Vaccine, 27(5), 615-618. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S., Fitzgerald, D. (2009). Evidence based merriment. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 339(b5098), 1449. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Howell, A., Isaacs, D., Halliday, R. (2009). Oral nystatin prophylaxis and neonatal fungal infections. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 94(6), F429-F433. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2009). Routine use of influenza vaccine. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 634, 95-110. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2008). Commentary: Controversies in SIGN guidance on management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people. British Medical Journal, 336(7657), 1370-1371. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2008). Fungal prophylaxis in very low birth weight neonates: nystatin, fluconazole or nothing? Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 21(3), 246-250. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Jacobe, S., Ryan, M., Tobin, B. (2008). Gaining consent for publication in difficult cases involving children. BMJ (online), 337. [More Information]
  • Spelman, D., Buttery, J., Isaacs, D., Jennens, I., Kakakios, A., Lawrence, R., Roberts, S., Torda, A., Watson, D., Woolley, I., et al (2008). Guidelines for the prevention of sepsis in asplenic and hyposplenic patients. Internal Medicine Journal, 38(5), 349-356. [More Information]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Daley, A., Kesson, A. (2008). Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in a clinical setting. Pediatrics International, 50(5), 662-666. [More Information]
  • Tiskumara, R., Fakharee, S., Liu, C., Nuntnarumit, P., Lui, K., Hammoud, M., Lee, J., Chow, C., Shenoi, A., et al, Isaacs, D. (2008). Neonatal infections in Asia. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 94(2), F144-F148. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2008). On Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians written exam. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(10), 533. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Leask, J. (2008). Should influenza immunisation be mandatory for healthcare workers? No. BMJ (online), 337, a2140. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Wood, N., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2008). Tuberculosis in children: a tertiary centre perspective. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(3), 190-191. [More Information]
  • Fehon, R., 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. [More Information]
  • 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 to 8), 404-408. [More Information]
  • Carmo, K., Evans, N., Isaacs, D. (2007). Congenital candidiasis presenting as septic shock without rash. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92(7), 627-628. [More Information]
  • Snelling, T., Cripps, T., Dalton, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2007). Nosocomial rotavirus infection in an Australian children's hospital. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(4), 318. [More Information]
  • Ryan, M., Kilham, H., Jacobe, S., Tobin, B., Isaacs, D. (2007). Spinal muscular atrophy type 1: Is long-term mechanical ventilation ethical? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43, 237-242. [More Information]
  • Lawrence, G., Boyd, I., McIntyre, P., Isaacs, D. (2006). Annual report: Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia, 2005. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 30(3), 319-333. [More Information]
  • Hale, K., Isaacs, D. (2006). Antibiotics in childhood pneumonia. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 7(2), 145-51. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2006). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Are we medicating for social disadvantage? (For). Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(9), 544-7. [More Information]
  • Sheikh-Mohammed, M., MacIntyre, C., Wood, N., Leask, J., Isaacs, D. (2006). Barriers to access to health care for newly resettled sub-Saharan refugees in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 185(11-12), 594-597. [More Information]
  • MacIntyre, C., King, C., Isaacs, D. (2006). Ethics and access to teaching materials in the medical library: the case of the Pernkopf atlas. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(5), 254-5. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Jones, C., Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Vidler, L., Rochefort, M., Bide, E., Banner, P., Crawford, H. (2006). Exposure to open tuberculosis on a neonatal unit. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(9), 557-559. [More Information]
  • Gordon, A., Isaacs, D. (2006). Late onset neonatal Gram-negative bacillary infection in Australia and New Zealand: 1992-2002. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 25(1), 25-29. [More Information]
  • Wood, N., Isaacs, D. (2006). Monitoring vaccine reactions in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(4), 150-150.
  • Isaacs, D. (2006). Unnatural selection: reducing antibiotic resistance in neonatal units. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 91(1), F72-F74. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Gordon, A., Jeffery, H., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Woolnough, J., Hamblin, J., Tobin, B. (2006). Withdrawal of neonatal mechanical ventilation against the parents' wishes. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42, 311-315. [More Information]
  • Lawrence, G., Boyd, I., McIntyre, P., Isaacs, D. (2005). Annual report: surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia, 2004. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(3), 248-62. [More Information]
  • Singh-Grewal, D., Wong, M., Isaacs, D. (2005). Diagnosis, treatment and outcome of Kawasaki disease in an Australian tertiary setting: a review of three years experience. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(9-10), 495-499. [More Information]
  • May, M., Daley, A., Donath, S., Isaacs, D. (2005). Early onset neonatal meningitis in Australia and New Zealand, 1992-2002. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 90(4), F324-F327. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., McIntyre, P. (2005). Influenza vaccines in healthy children. The Lancet, 365(9477), 2086-2086. [More Information]
  • Leotta, N., Chaseling, R., Duncan, G., Isaacs, D. (2005). Intracranial suppuration. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(09-Oct), 508-12. [More Information]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Kesson, A. (2005). Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections in Australian children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(12), 671-676.
  • Isaacs, D. (2005). Neonatal sepsis: the antibiotic crisis. Indian pediatrics, 42(1), 9-13. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Henderson-Smart, D., Stenson, B., Haque, K. (2005). Neurodevelopmental impairment and neonatal infections. JAMA, 293(8), 932; author reply 932. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2005). Pulmonary tuberculosis and extreme prematurity - Commentary. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 90(2), 179-180.
  • Cooper, P., Collins, J., Leveaux, V., Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Tobin, B. (2005). Rebecca's story. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(8), 453-455. [More Information]
  • Leerdam, C., Martin, H., Isaacs, D. (2005). Recurrent parotitis of childhood. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(12), 631-634.
  • Isaacs, D., Lawrence, G., Boyd, I., Ronaldson, K., McEwen, J. (2005). Reporting of adverse events following immunization in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(4), 163-6. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Kemp, A. (2005). Scientific ethics committees: a user's guide. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90(12), 1249-1250. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2005). Should all Australian children be vaccinated against influenza? Questions of cost-effectiveness, vaccine efficacy and feasibility are yet to be answered. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(11). [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2005). Stimulants for paediatricians. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90(12), 1251-2. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, P., Dalton, D., Karleka, A., Kesson, A., Duncan, G., Isaacs, D. (2004). Bacteraemia And Antibiotic Use In Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(4), 363-367.
  • May, M., Isaacs, D. (2004). Controversies In Neonatal Infection. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 549, 91-96.
  • Jones, C., Isaacs, D. (2004). Management of herpes simplex virus infections. Current Paediatrics, 14(2), 131-136. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Somerville, H., O'Loughlin, E., Tobin, B. (2004). Nutrition in cerebral palsy. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40, 308-310.
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Marshall, H. (2004). Should Routine Childhood Immunizations Be Compulsory? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40(7), 392-396.
  • Isaacs, D., Fraser, S., Hogg, G., Li, H. (2004). Staphylococcus Aureus Infections In Australasian Neonatal Nurseries. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 89(4), F331-F335.
  • Lawrence, G., Boyd, I., McIntyre, P., Isaacs, D. (2004). Surveillance Of Adverse Events Following Immunisation: Australia 2002 To 2003. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(3), 324-338.
  • Daley, A., Isaacs, D. (2004). Ten-Year Study On The Effect Of Intrapartum Antibiotic Prophylaxis On Early Onset Group B Streptococcal And Escherichia Coli Neonatal Sepsis In Australasia. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 23(7), 630-634.
  • Isaacs, D. (2003). A ten year, multicentre study of coagulase negative staphyloccoal infections in Australasian neonatal units. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 88(2), F89-F93.
  • Isaacs, D. (2003). Brain death. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39(3), 224-225.
  • Isaacs, D., Sewell, J. (2003). Children with chronic conditions. Medical Journal of Australia, 11, 235-236.
  • Leotta, N., Alvaro, F., Dalla-Pozza, L., Isaacs, D. (2003). Concurrent HIV infection and neuroblastoma. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39, 236-238.
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Isaacs, D., Gilbert, G., Athayde, N., Stanley, F. (2003). Effect of oral clindamycin on late miscarriage and preterm delivery. The Lancet, 361(9375), 2161-2161.
  • Joshi, P., Shaw, A., Kakakios, A., Isaacs, D. (2003). Interferon-gamma levels in nasopharyngeal secretions of infants with respiratory syncytial virus and other respiratory viral infections. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 131(1), 143-147.
  • Isaacs, D. (2003). Moral status of the fetus: Fetal rights of maternal autonomy? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 11, 58-59.
  • Isaacs, D., May, M. (2003). Recurrent episodes of fever with tonsillitis mouth ulcers and adenopathy. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 11, 627-628.
  • Isaacs, D. (2003). To kill or to let die? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 11, 135-136.
  • Isaacs, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2002). A seasonal cost-effectiveness analysis: the last Noel? BMJ: British Medical Journal, , 1456-1456.
  • Isaacs, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2002). Auto-autonomy: the ethics of end of road-life issues. Archives of Disease in Childhood, , 551-551.
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D. (2002). Genotype-phenotype correlations with personality traits of healthcare professionals: A new use for the human genome project. Medical Journal of Australia, , 339-340.
  • Holland, A., Jones, C., Badawi, N., Isaacs, D., Daley, A., Craven, P. (2002). Herpes simplex virus colitis in a neonate. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 21(9), 887-888.
  • Isaacs, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2002). Medicine and sport. Medical Journal of Australia, , 683-683.
  • Jones, C., Isaacs, D., McIntyre, P., Cunningham, A., Garland, S. (2002). Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection. Ninth Annual Report, , 31-32.

2014

  • Corbett, E., Gunasekera, H., Maycock, A., Isaacs, D. (2014). Australia’s treatment of refugee and asylum seeker children: The views of Australian paediatricians. Medical Journal of Australia, 201(7), 393-398. [More Information]
  • Jones, C., Raynes-Greenow, C., Isaacs, D. (2014). Population-based surveillance of neonatal HSV infection in Australia (1997-2011). Clinical Infectious Diseases, 59(4), 525-531. [More Information]
  • De, S., Williams, G., Hayen, A., Macaskill, P., McCaskill, M., Isaacs, D., Craig, J. (2014). Value of white cell count in predicting serious bacterial infection in febrile children under 5 years of age. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 99(6), 493-499. [More Information]

2013

  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S., Fitzgerald, D. (2013). A born again Christian. BMJ (online), 347, 1-3. [More Information]
  • Noonan, S., Zurynski, Y., Currie, B., McDonald, M., Wheaton, G., Nissen, M., Curtis, N., Isaacs, D., Richmond, P., Ramsay, J., Elliott, E., et al (2013). A National Prospective Surveillance Study of Acute Rheumatic Fever in Australian Children. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(1), e26-e32. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Andresen, D. (2013). Combating antibiotic resistance: the war on error. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 98(2), 90-91. [More Information]
  • Khatami, A., Isaacs, D., Marais, B. (2013). Fever in the returned child traveller. Medicine Today, 14(12), 27-38.
  • 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(10), 815-819. [More Information]
  • Fisher, K., Guaran, R., Stack, J., Simpson, S., Krause, W., For, K., Ryan, E., Conaty, S., Hope, K., Isaacs, D., Marks, G., et al (2013). Nosocomial pulmonary tuberculosis contact investigation in a neonatal intensive care unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 34(7), 754-756. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kesson, A., Lester-Smith, D., Chaitow, J. (2013). Recurrent fevers. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(3), E243-E245. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2013). Should respiratory care in preterm infants include prophylaxis against respiratory syncytial virus? The case against. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 14(2), 128-129. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H. (2013). Spinal muscular atrophy type I: Do the benefits of ventilation compensate for its burdens? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(10), 807-812. [More Information]
  • Grummitt, 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. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S. (2013). The Da Vinci Code and the alphabet of research: We offer an alphabetical guide into the opaque and mystical world of research. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(11), 816-816. [More Information]
  • Grummitt, A., Isaacs, D., Gibbons, P. (2013). Twelve-month outcome following septic arthritis in children. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Part B, 22(5), 486-490. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Britton, P., Isaacs, D. (2013). What's in the Frame: The Ethics of Asylum Seeker Health Care. The American Journal of Bioethics, 13(7), 21-22. [More Information]

2012

  • Isaacs, D. (2012). An ethical framework for public health immunisation programs. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 23(5/6), 111-115. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Ariffin, N., Hasan, H., Ramli, N., Ibrahim, N., Taib, F., Rahman, A., Mohamed, Z., Wahab, S., Isaacs, D., 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). Hand washing. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(6), 457-457. [More Information]
  • Wood, N., Isaacs, D. (2012). Hepatitis B vaccination in pregnancy. Expert Review of Vaccines, 11(2), 125-127. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). Industry sponsorship of scientific meetings: Peaks and troughs. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(7), 547-547. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Tobin, B. (2012). Palivizumab: A debate about funding. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(5), 373-377. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). Technophobia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(8), 625-625. [More Information]
  • Gray, K., Wood, N., Gunasekera, H., Sheikh, M., Hazelton, B., Isaacs, D. (2012). Vitamin D and Tuberculosis Status in Refugee Children. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 31(5), 521-523. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2012). We need to read. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(5), 371-372. [More Information]

2011

  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Conflict of interest: No such thing as a free lunch. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(10), 679-680. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Controversial End-of-Life Issues in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The American Journal of Bioethics, 11(2), 43-44. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Corporal punishment of children: Changing the culture. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(8), 491-492. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). If music be the food of love. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(7), 403-404. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Much clamour about glamour. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(12), 847-848. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Plagiarism is not OK. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(4), 159-159. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Refugees and good Samaritans. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(5), 247-248. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). The hippocratic oath. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(6), 321-321. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). The power of play. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(11), 761-762. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2011). Vaccines for the poor: meningococcal A conjugate vaccine in Africa. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(1-2), 66-66. [More Information]

2010

  • Isaacs, D. (2010). A neonate with a desquamating rash. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(3), 120-137. [More Information]
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Isaacs, D., Dutta, S. (2010). Adjunctive Immunologic Interventions in Neonatal Sepsis. Clinics in Perinatology, 37(2), 481-499. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010). Cough, fever and malaise. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46, 62-69. [More Information]
  • 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), 263-272. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, T. (2010). Is child nudity in art ever pornographic? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46, 369-371. [More Information]
  • Caldwell, P., Isaacs, D. (2010). Journal club. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(6), 285. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010). Lessons from the swine flu: pandemic, panic and/or pandemonium? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(11), 623-626. [More Information]
  • 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), 357-359. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P. (2010). Rapid Response: Benefits and risks of childhood influenza vaccination. BMJ (online), , 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, 46(1-2), 35-39. [More Information]
  • Grummitt, 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), 736-741. [More Information]
  • 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: British Medical Journal, 340, c1594-1-c1594-12. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2010). URTI, Antibiotics and Rash. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(5), 272. [More Information]

2009

  • Isaacs, D., Carmo, K., Evans, N. (2009). Congenital candidiasis presenting as septic shock without rash. BMJ Case Reports. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Leask, J., Tobin, B. (2009). Ethical issues in immunisation. Vaccine, 27(5), 615-618. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S., Fitzgerald, D. (2009). Evidence based merriment. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 339(b5098), 1449. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Howell, A., Isaacs, D., Halliday, R. (2009). Oral nystatin prophylaxis and neonatal fungal infections. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 94(6), F429-F433. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2009). Routine use of influenza vaccine. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 634, 95-110. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]

2008

  • Isaacs, D. (2008). Commentary: Controversies in SIGN guidance on management of invasive meningococcal disease in children and young people. British Medical Journal, 336(7657), 1370-1371. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2008). Fungal prophylaxis in very low birth weight neonates: nystatin, fluconazole or nothing? Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 21(3), 246-250. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Jacobe, S., Ryan, M., Tobin, B. (2008). Gaining consent for publication in difficult cases involving children. BMJ (online), 337. [More Information]
  • Spelman, D., Buttery, J., Isaacs, D., Jennens, I., Kakakios, A., Lawrence, R., Roberts, S., Torda, A., Watson, D., Woolley, I., et al (2008). Guidelines for the prevention of sepsis in asplenic and hyposplenic patients. Internal Medicine Journal, 38(5), 349-356. [More Information]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Daley, A., Kesson, A. (2008). Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in a clinical setting. Pediatrics International, 50(5), 662-666. [More Information]
  • Tiskumara, R., Fakharee, S., Liu, C., Nuntnarumit, P., Lui, K., Hammoud, M., Lee, J., Chow, C., Shenoi, A., et al, Isaacs, D. (2008). Neonatal infections in Asia. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 94(2), F144-F148. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2008). On Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians written exam. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(10), 533. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Leask, J. (2008). Should influenza immunisation be mandatory for healthcare workers? No. BMJ (online), 337, a2140. [More Information]
  • 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. [More Information]
  • Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Wood, N., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2008). Tuberculosis in children: a tertiary centre perspective. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(3), 190-191. [More Information]
  • Fehon, R., 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. [More Information]
  • 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 to 8), 404-408. [More Information]

2007

  • Carmo, K., Evans, N., Isaacs, D. (2007). Congenital candidiasis presenting as septic shock without rash. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92(7), 627-628. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2007). Evidence Based Pediatric Infectious Diseases. United Kingdom: BMJ Publishing Group.
  • Isaacs, D., Elliott, E., Gilbert, R., Pichichero, M., Moyer, V. (2007). Evidence-based Pediatric Infectious Diseases. United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Snelling, T., Cripps, T., Dalton, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2007). Nosocomial rotavirus infection in an Australian children's hospital. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(4), 318. [More Information]
  • Ryan, M., Kilham, H., Jacobe, S., Tobin, B., Isaacs, D. (2007). Spinal muscular atrophy type 1: Is long-term mechanical ventilation ethical? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43, 237-242. [More Information]

2006

  • Lawrence, G., Boyd, I., McIntyre, P., Isaacs, D. (2006). Annual report: Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia, 2005. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 30(3), 319-333. [More Information]
  • Hale, K., Isaacs, D. (2006). Antibiotics in childhood pneumonia. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 7(2), 145-51. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2006). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Are we medicating for social disadvantage? (For). Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(9), 544-7. [More Information]
  • Sheikh-Mohammed, M., MacIntyre, C., Wood, N., Leask, J., Isaacs, D. (2006). Barriers to access to health care for newly resettled sub-Saharan refugees in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 185(11-12), 594-597. [More Information]
  • MacIntyre, C., King, C., Isaacs, D. (2006). Ethics and access to teaching materials in the medical library: the case of the Pernkopf atlas. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(5), 254-5. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Jones, C., Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Vidler, L., Rochefort, M., Bide, E., Banner, P., Crawford, H. (2006). Exposure to open tuberculosis on a neonatal unit. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(9), 557-559. [More Information]
  • Gordon, A., Isaacs, D. (2006). Late onset neonatal Gram-negative bacillary infection in Australia and New Zealand: 1992-2002. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 25(1), 25-29. [More Information]
  • Wood, N., Isaacs, D. (2006). Monitoring vaccine reactions in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(4), 150-150.
  • Isaacs, D. (2006). Unnatural selection: reducing antibiotic resistance in neonatal units. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 91(1), F72-F74. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Gordon, A., Jeffery, H., Tarnow-Mordi, W., Woolnough, J., Hamblin, J., Tobin, B. (2006). Withdrawal of neonatal mechanical ventilation against the parents' wishes. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42, 311-315. [More Information]

2005

  • Lawrence, G., Boyd, I., McIntyre, P., Isaacs, D. (2005). Annual report: surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia, 2004. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(3), 248-62. [More Information]
  • Singh-Grewal, D., Wong, M., Isaacs, D. (2005). Diagnosis, treatment and outcome of Kawasaki disease in an Australian tertiary setting: a review of three years experience. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(9-10), 495-499. [More Information]
  • May, M., Daley, A., Donath, S., Isaacs, D. (2005). Early onset neonatal meningitis in Australia and New Zealand, 1992-2002. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 90(4), F324-F327. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., McIntyre, P. (2005). Influenza vaccines in healthy children. The Lancet, 365(9477), 2086-2086. [More Information]
  • Leotta, N., Chaseling, R., Duncan, G., Isaacs, D. (2005). Intracranial suppuration. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(09-Oct), 508-12. [More Information]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Kesson, A. (2005). Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections in Australian children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(12), 671-676.
  • Isaacs, D. (2005). Neonatal sepsis: the antibiotic crisis. Indian pediatrics, 42(1), 9-13. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Henderson-Smart, D., Stenson, B., Haque, K. (2005). Neurodevelopmental impairment and neonatal infections. JAMA, 293(8), 932; author reply 932. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2005). Pulmonary tuberculosis and extreme prematurity - Commentary. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 90(2), 179-180.
  • Cooper, P., Collins, J., Leveaux, V., Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Tobin, B. (2005). Rebecca's story. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(8), 453-455. [More Information]
  • Leerdam, C., Martin, H., Isaacs, D. (2005). Recurrent parotitis of childhood. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(12), 631-634.
  • Isaacs, D., Lawrence, G., Boyd, I., Ronaldson, K., McEwen, J. (2005). Reporting of adverse events following immunization in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(4), 163-6. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Kemp, A. (2005). Scientific ethics committees: a user's guide. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90(12), 1249-1250. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D. (2005). Should all Australian children be vaccinated against influenza? Questions of cost-effectiveness, vaccine efficacy and feasibility are yet to be answered. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(11). [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2005). Stimulants for paediatricians. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90(12), 1251-2. [More Information]

2004

  • Bloomfield, P., Dalton, D., Karleka, A., Kesson, A., Duncan, G., Isaacs, D. (2004). Bacteraemia And Antibiotic Use In Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(4), 363-367.
  • May, M., Isaacs, D. (2004). Controversies In Neonatal Infection. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 549, 91-96.
  • Jones, C., Isaacs, D. (2004). Management of herpes simplex virus infections. Current Paediatrics, 14(2), 131-136. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Somerville, H., O'Loughlin, E., Tobin, B. (2004). Nutrition in cerebral palsy. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40, 308-310.
  • Isaacs, D., Kilham, H., Marshall, H. (2004). Should Routine Childhood Immunizations Be Compulsory? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40(7), 392-396.
  • Isaacs, D., Fraser, S., Hogg, G., Li, H. (2004). Staphylococcus Aureus Infections In Australasian Neonatal Nurseries. Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition (e ADC - F and N), 89(4), F331-F335.
  • Lawrence, G., Boyd, I., McIntyre, P., Isaacs, D. (2004). Surveillance Of Adverse Events Following Immunisation: Australia 2002 To 2003. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(3), 324-338.
  • Daley, A., Isaacs, D. (2004). Ten-Year Study On The Effect Of Intrapartum Antibiotic Prophylaxis On Early Onset Group B Streptococcal And Escherichia Coli Neonatal Sepsis In Australasia. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 23(7), 630-634.

2003

  • Isaacs, D. (2003). A ten year, multicentre study of coagulase negative staphyloccoal infections in Australasian neonatal units. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 88(2), F89-F93.
  • Isaacs, D. (2003). Brain death. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39(3), 224-225.
  • Isaacs, D., Sewell, J. (2003). Children with chronic conditions. Medical Journal of Australia, 11, 235-236.
  • Leotta, N., Alvaro, F., Dalla-Pozza, L., Isaacs, D. (2003). Concurrent HIV infection and neuroblastoma. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39, 236-238.
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Isaacs, D., Gilbert, G., Athayde, N., Stanley, F. (2003). Effect of oral clindamycin on late miscarriage and preterm delivery. The Lancet, 361(9375), 2161-2161.
  • Isaacs, D. (2003). Infectious diseases of chilhood. In Robinson, Roberton (Eds.), Practical Paediatrics: 5th Edition, (pp. 360-367). UK: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Joshi, P., Shaw, A., Kakakios, A., Isaacs, D. (2003). Interferon-gamma levels in nasopharyngeal secretions of infants with respiratory syncytial virus and other respiratory viral infections. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 131(1), 143-147.
  • Hallett, K., Cameron, A., Widmer, R., King, P., Kilpatrick, N., Wilson, M., Lucas, J., Wong, P., Mekertichian, K., Isaacs, D., Kirk, J., et al (2003). Medically compromised children. In Cameron, Widmer (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, Second Editions, (pp. 234-286). Australia: Mosby.
  • Isaacs, D. (2003). Moral status of the fetus: Fetal rights of maternal autonomy? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 11, 58-59.
  • Isaacs, D., May, M. (2003). Recurrent episodes of fever with tonsillitis mouth ulcers and adenopathy. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 11, 627-628.
  • Kilham, H., Isaacs, D. (2003). The Childrens Hospital at Westmead Handbook: Clinical practice guidelines for paediatrics. Sydney: McGraw-Hill Education.
  • Isaacs, D. (2003). To kill or to let die? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 11, 135-136.

2002

  • Isaacs, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2002). A seasonal cost-effectiveness analysis: the last Noel? BMJ: British Medical Journal, , 1456-1456.
  • Isaacs, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2002). Auto-autonomy: the ethics of end of road-life issues. Archives of Disease in Childhood, , 551-551.
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D. (2002). Genotype-phenotype correlations with personality traits of healthcare professionals: A new use for the human genome project. Medical Journal of Australia, , 339-340.
  • Holland, A., Jones, C., Badawi, N., Isaacs, D., Daley, A., Craven, P. (2002). Herpes simplex virus colitis in a neonate. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 21(9), 887-888.
  • Isaacs, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2002). Medicine and sport. Medical Journal of Australia, , 683-683.
  • Jones, C., Isaacs, D., McIntyre, P., Cunningham, A., Garland, S. (2002). Neonatal herpes simplex virus infection. Ninth Annual Report, , 31-32.

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