Ms Fiona Simpson

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Intensive Care Medicine, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9463 2633
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Selected grants

2010

  • Nephro-protective effects of L-amino acids in critically ill patients: A multi-centre randomised controlled trial; Doig G, Pollock C, Reade M, Davies A, Simpson F; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Management of refeeding syndrome in critical illness: An AuSPEN endorsed multi-centre clinical trial; Doig G, Simpson F, Caterson I, Davies A, McLean A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • The effects of amoni acid supplementation in critically ill patients at high risk of clinically significant renal dysfunction: A Phase II randomised controlled trial; Doig G, Simpson F, Bellomo R; Baxter Healthcare Pty Limited/Research Support.

2006

  • Early parenteral nutrition versus standard care in the critically ill patient: A Level 1 randomised controlled trial; Doig G, Cooper D, Finfer F, Cooper D, Finfer S, Simpson F; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2009). Parenteral Nutrition. In C Ronco, R Bellomo, J Kellum (Eds.), Critical Care Nephrology (2nd Ed.), (pp. 751-756). United Kingdom: W B Saunders.

Journals

  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2014). Hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.42 for bolus resuscitation in severe sepsis: long-term follow-up, confidence intervals and clinically important differences in outcomes. Intensive Care Medicine, 40(7), 1036-1038. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Chevrou-Severac, H., Simpson, F. (2013). Early enteral nutrition in critical illness: a full economic analysis using US costs. ClinicoEconomics and Outcome Research, 5, 429-436. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2013). Early parenteral nutrition in critical illness--reply. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 310(11), 1184-1184. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2013). Early parenteral nutrition in critically ill patients with short-term relative contraindications to early enteral nutrition: a full economic analysis of a multicenter randomized controlled trial based on US costs. ClinicoEconomics and Outcome Research, 5, 369-379. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F., Sweetman, E., Finfer, S., Cooper, J., Heighes, P., Davies, A., O'Leary, M., Solano, T., Peake, S. (2013). Early parenteral nutrition in critically ill patients with short-term relative contraindications to early enteral nutrition: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 309(20), 2130-2138. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Heighes, P., Simpson, F., Sweetman, E. (2011). Early enteral nutrition reduces mortality in trauma patients requiring intensive care: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Injury, 42(1), 50-56. [More Information]
  • Simpson, F., Sweetman, E., Doig, G. (2010). A systematic review of techniques and interventions for improving adherence to inclusion and exclusion criteria during enrolment into randomised controlled trials. Trials, 11(17), 17-1-17-7. [More Information]
  • Heighes, P., Doig, G., Sweetman, E., Simpson, F. (2010). An overview of evidence from systematic reviews evaluating early enteral nutrition in critically ill patients: more convincing evidence is needed. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 38(1), 167-174. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2010). Early enteral nutrition in critically ill patients: authors' response. Intensive Care Medicine, 36, 1089-1090. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Heighes, P., Simpson, F., Sweetman, E., Davies, A. (2009). Early enteral nutrition, provided within 24 h of injury or intensive care unit admission, significantly reduces mortality in critically ill patients: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Intensive Care Medicine, 35(12), 2018-2027. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F., Sweetman, E. (2009). Evidence-based nutrition support in the intensive care unit: an update on reported trial quality. Current Opinion In Clinical Nutrition And Metabolic Care, 12(2), 201-206. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F., Finfer, S., Delaney, A., Davies, A., Miotchell, I., Dobb, G. (2008). Effect of Evidence-Based Feeding Guidelines on Mortality of Critically Ill Adults. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 300(23), 2731-2741. [More Information]
  • Simpson, F., Doig, G. (2007). The relative effectiveness of practice change interventions in overcoming common barriers to change: a survey of 14 hospitals with experience implementing evidence-based guidelines. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 13(5), 709-715. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2006). Early enteral nutrition in the critically ill: do we need more evidence or better evidence? Current Opinion in Critical Care. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2006). With caveats, varying the block size can adequately conceal the allocation sequence: authors' response. Journal of Critical Care, 21(2), 229-30. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F., Delaney, A. (2005). A review of the true methodological quality of nutritional support trials conducted in the critically ill: time for improvement. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 100(2), 527-33. [More Information]
  • Simpson, F., Doig, G. (2005). Parenteral vs. enteral nutrition in the critically ill patient: a meta-analysis of trials using the intention to treat principle. Intensive Care Medicine, 31(1), 12-23. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2005). Randomization and allocation concealment: a practical guide for researchers. Journal of Critical Care, 20(2), 187-91; discussion 191-3. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2006). The relative effectiveness of practice change interventions in overcoming common barriers to change: A survey of 14 hospitals with experience implementing evidence-based guidelines. 35th Critical Care Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, United States: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

2014

  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2014). Hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.42 for bolus resuscitation in severe sepsis: long-term follow-up, confidence intervals and clinically important differences in outcomes. Intensive Care Medicine, 40(7), 1036-1038. [More Information]

2013

  • Doig, G., Chevrou-Severac, H., Simpson, F. (2013). Early enteral nutrition in critical illness: a full economic analysis using US costs. ClinicoEconomics and Outcome Research, 5, 429-436. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2013). Early parenteral nutrition in critical illness--reply. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 310(11), 1184-1184. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2013). Early parenteral nutrition in critically ill patients with short-term relative contraindications to early enteral nutrition: a full economic analysis of a multicenter randomized controlled trial based on US costs. ClinicoEconomics and Outcome Research, 5, 369-379. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F., Sweetman, E., Finfer, S., Cooper, J., Heighes, P., Davies, A., O'Leary, M., Solano, T., Peake, S. (2013). Early parenteral nutrition in critically ill patients with short-term relative contraindications to early enteral nutrition: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 309(20), 2130-2138. [More Information]

2011

  • Doig, G., Heighes, P., Simpson, F., Sweetman, E. (2011). Early enteral nutrition reduces mortality in trauma patients requiring intensive care: A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Injury, 42(1), 50-56. [More Information]

2010

  • Simpson, F., Sweetman, E., Doig, G. (2010). A systematic review of techniques and interventions for improving adherence to inclusion and exclusion criteria during enrolment into randomised controlled trials. Trials, 11(17), 17-1-17-7. [More Information]
  • Heighes, P., Doig, G., Sweetman, E., Simpson, F. (2010). An overview of evidence from systematic reviews evaluating early enteral nutrition in critically ill patients: more convincing evidence is needed. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 38(1), 167-174. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2010). Early enteral nutrition in critically ill patients: authors' response. Intensive Care Medicine, 36, 1089-1090. [More Information]

2009

  • Doig, G., Heighes, P., Simpson, F., Sweetman, E., Davies, A. (2009). Early enteral nutrition, provided within 24 h of injury or intensive care unit admission, significantly reduces mortality in critically ill patients: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Intensive Care Medicine, 35(12), 2018-2027. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F., Sweetman, E. (2009). Evidence-based nutrition support in the intensive care unit: an update on reported trial quality. Current Opinion In Clinical Nutrition And Metabolic Care, 12(2), 201-206. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2009). Parenteral Nutrition. In C Ronco, R Bellomo, J Kellum (Eds.), Critical Care Nephrology (2nd Ed.), (pp. 751-756). United Kingdom: W B Saunders.

2008

  • Doig, G., Simpson, F., Finfer, S., Delaney, A., Davies, A., Miotchell, I., Dobb, G. (2008). Effect of Evidence-Based Feeding Guidelines on Mortality of Critically Ill Adults. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 300(23), 2731-2741. [More Information]

2007

  • Simpson, F., Doig, G. (2007). The relative effectiveness of practice change interventions in overcoming common barriers to change: a survey of 14 hospitals with experience implementing evidence-based guidelines. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 13(5), 709-715. [More Information]

2006

  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2006). Early enteral nutrition in the critically ill: do we need more evidence or better evidence? Current Opinion in Critical Care. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2006). The relative effectiveness of practice change interventions in overcoming common barriers to change: A survey of 14 hospitals with experience implementing evidence-based guidelines. 35th Critical Care Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, United States: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2006). With caveats, varying the block size can adequately conceal the allocation sequence: authors' response. Journal of Critical Care, 21(2), 229-30. [More Information]

2005

  • Doig, G., Simpson, F., Delaney, A. (2005). A review of the true methodological quality of nutritional support trials conducted in the critically ill: time for improvement. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 100(2), 527-33. [More Information]
  • Simpson, F., Doig, G. (2005). Parenteral vs. enteral nutrition in the critically ill patient: a meta-analysis of trials using the intention to treat principle. Intensive Care Medicine, 31(1), 12-23. [More Information]
  • Doig, G., Simpson, F. (2005). Randomization and allocation concealment: a practical guide for researchers. Journal of Critical Care, 20(2), 187-91; discussion 191-3. [More Information]

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