Professor Simon Finfer

Professor
Medicine, The George Institute for Global Health

Telephone 9926 8656
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Selected grants

2011

  • A randomised controlled trial of the effect of hydrocortisone on mortality in critically ill patients with septic shock; Venkatesh B, Venkatesh B, Myburgh J, Finfer S, Webb S, Cohen J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • Crystalloid versus hydroxy-ethyl Starch Trial; Myburgh J, Bellomo R, Liu B, Finfer S, Bellomo R, Lipman J, Webb S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Intensive insulin therapy trialists collaboration; Finfer S, Liu B, Myburgh J, Van den Berghe G, Cook D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

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.

2005

  • Multicentre, open label, randomised, controlled trial of severe ARF management with an augmented vs normal CRRT regimen.; Scheinkestel C, Cass A, Cole C, Finfer S, Norton R, Myburgh J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2004

  • A randomised controlled trial of normoglycaemia versus conventional glycaemic control in Intensive Care Unit patients.; Robinson B, Norton R, Mitchell I, Myburgh J, Bellomo R, Finfer S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2001

  • Randomised comparison of fluid resuscitation with human albumin solution or normal saline among critically ill patients; Norton R, Bellomo R, Cooper D, Finfer S, Boyce N, MacMahon S, Neal B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2009). Clinical trials and critical care. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.), (pp. 963-974). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Delaney, A., Finfer, S. (2009). Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.), (pp. 963-974). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2009). Fluid and electrolyte therapy. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.), (pp. 963-974). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2008). Clinical Trials in Intensive Care. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2008). Fluids and Electrolytes. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Finfer, S., Cook, D., Cooper, D. (2005). Choice of Resuscitation Fluid in the Critically Ill. In J. Hunter et al. (Eds.), The Year in Anasethesia and Critical Care, (pp. 309-328). Oxford: Clinical Publishing Services.
  • Cook, D., Finfer, S. (2005). Organizing critical care research and implementing the results. In J.-L Vincent (Eds.), Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 43, (pp. 311-324). Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Journals

  • Finfer, S. (2014). Clinical controversies in the management of critically ill patients with severe sepsis: Resuscitation fluids and glucose control. Virulence, 5(1), 183-188. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Myburgh, J. (2014). Mortality in patients with hypovolemic shock treated with colloids or crystalloids. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 311(10), 1067-1068. [More Information]
  • Reade, M., Finfer, S. (2014). Sedation and delirium in the intensive care unit. The New England Journal of Medicine, 370(5), 444-454. [More Information]
  • Bradford, C., Finfer, S., O'Connor, A., Yarad, E., Firth, R., McCallister, R., Harrington, T., Steinfort, B., Faulder, K., Assaad, N., et al (2013). A randomised controlled trial of induced hypermagnesaemia following aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 15(2), 119-125. [More Information]
  • Cooper, J., Myburgh, J., Heritier, S., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Murray, L., Vallance, S. (2013). Albumin Resuscitation for Traumatic Brain Injury: Is Intracranial Hypertension the Cause of Increased Mortality? Journal of Neurotrauma, 30(7), 512-518. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S. (2013). Causes of death after fluid bolus resuscitation: new insights from FEAST. BMC Medicine, 11(1), 67-67. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Wernerman, J., Preiser, J., Cass, T., Desaive, T., Hovorka, R., Joseph, J., Kosiborod, M., Krinsley, J., Mackenzie, I., et al (2013). Clinical review: Consensus recommendations on measurement of blood glucose and reporting glycemic control in critically ill adults. Critical Care, 17(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Cook, D., McDonald, E., Smith, O., Zytaruk, N., Heels-Ansdell, D., Watpool, I., McArdle, T., Matte, A., Clarke, F., Vallance, S., Finfer, S., et al (2013). Co-enrollment of critically ill patients into multiple studies: patterns, predictors and consequences. Critical Care, 17(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Vincent, J. (2013). Critical care--an all-encompassing specialty. The New England Journal of Medicine, 369(7), 669-670. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Lipcsey, M., Calzavacca, P., Haase, M., Haase-Fielitz, A., Licari, E., Tee, A., Cole, L., Cass, A., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Myburgh, J., et al (2013). Early acid-base and blood pressure effects of continuous renal replacement therapy intensity in patients with metabolic acidosis. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(3), 429-436. [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]
  • Gattas, D., Dan, A., Myburgh, J., Billot, L., Lo, S., Finfer, S. (2013). Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4 and 130/0.42) in acutely ill patients: systematic review of effects on mortality and treatment with renal replacement therapy. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(4), 558-568. [More Information]
  • Kaukonen, K., Bailey, M., Pilcher, D., Orford, N., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2013). Glycaemic control in Australia and New Zealand before and after the NICE-SUGAR trial: a translational study. Critical Care, 17(5), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Billot, L. (2013). Hydroxyethyl starch or saline in intensive care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 368(8), 775-775. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Billot, L. (2013). Managing blood glucose in critically ill patients with or without diabetes. Critical Care, 17(2), 134-134. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2013). Patient-centered outcomes and trials of hydroxyethyl starch. Critical Care, 17(5), 452-452. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S. (2013). Reappraising the role of albumin for resuscitation. Current Opinion in Critical Care, 19(4), 315-320. [More Information]
  • Lauzier, F., Arnold, D., Rabbat, C., Heels-Ansdell, D., Zarychanski, R., Dodek, P., Ashley, B., Albert, M., Khwaja, K., Ostermann, M., Finfer, S., et al (2013). Risk factors and impact of major bleeding in critically ill patients receiving heparin thromboprophylaxis. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(12), 2135-2143. [More Information]
  • Venkatesh, B., Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Webb, S., Cohen, J., Bellomo, R., McArthur, C., Joyce, C., Rajbhandari, D., Glass, P., et al (2013). The ADRENAL study protocol: ADjunctive corticosteroid tREatment iN criticAlly ilL patients with septic shock. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 15(2), 83-88.
  • Davies, A., Morrison, S., Bailey, M., Bellomo, R., Cooper, D., Doig, G., Finfer, S., Heyland, D. (2012). A multicenter, randomized controlled trial comparing early nasojejunal with nasogastric nutrition in critical illness*. Critical Care Medicine, 40(8), 2342-2348. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, L., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Lee, J., Lo, S., McArthur, C., McGuiness, S., Norton, R., et al (2012). An observational study fluid balance and patient outcomes in the randomized evaluation of normal vs. augmented level of replacement therapy trial. Critical Care Medicine, 40(6), 1753-1760. [More Information]
  • Ranieri, V., Thompson, B., Barie, P., Dhainaut, J., Douglas, I., Finfer, S., Gardlund, B., Marshall, J., Rhodes, A., Artigas, A., et al (2012). Drotrecogin Alfa (Activated) in Adults with Septic Shock. The New England Journal of Medicine, 366(22), 2055-2064. [More Information]
  • Young, P., Saxena, M., Beasley, R., Bellomo, R., Bailey, M., Pilcher, D., Finfer, S., Harrison, D., Myburgh, J., Rowan, K. (2012). Early peak temperature and mortality in critically ill patients with or without infection. Intensive Care Medicine, 38(3), 437-444. [More Information]
  • Young, P., Hodgson, C., Dulhunty, J., Saxena, M., Bailey, M., Bellomo, R., Davies, A., Finfer, S., Kruger, P., Lipman, J., et al (2012). End points for phase II trials in intensive care: recommendations from the Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trials Group consensus panel meeting. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 14(3), 211-215. [More Information]
  • Gattas, D., Dan, A., Myburgh, J., Billot, L., Lo, S., Finfer, S. (2012). Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) in acutely ill patients: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 114(1), 159-169. [More Information]
  • Flower, O., Finfer, S. (2012). Glucose control in critically ill patients. Internal Medicine Journal, 42(1), 4-6. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Cass, A., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2012). Hydroxyethyl Starch or Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in Intensive Care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(20), 1901-1911. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Liu, B., Chittock, D., Norton, R., Myburgh, J., McArthur, C., Mitchell, I., Foster, D., Dhingra, V., Henderson, W., Robinson, B., et al (2012). Hypoglycemia and Risk of Death in Critically Ill Patients. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(12), 1108-1118. [More Information]
  • McIntyre, L., Fergusson, D., Rowe, B., Cook, D., Arabi, Y., Bagshaw, S., Emond, M., Finfer, S., Fox-Robichaud, A., Gray, A., et al (2012). The PRECISE RCT: Evolution of an Early Septic Shock Fluid Resuscitation Trial. Transfusion Medicine Reviews, 26(4), 333-341. [More Information]
  • Egi, M., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2011). Glycemic Control in the ICU. Chest, 140(1), 212-220. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S. (2011). Hypoglycemia in critically ill adults - association yes, causation not proven. Critical Care, 15(6), 1012-1012. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., McEvoy, S., Bellomo, R., McArthur, C., Myburgh, J., Norton, R. (2011). Impact of albumin compared to saline on organ function and mortality of patients with severe sepsis. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(1), 86-96. [More Information]
  • Fitzharris, M., Yu, J., Hammond, N., Taylor, C., Wu, Y., Finfer, S., Myburgh, J. (2011). Injury in China: a systematic review of injury surveillance studies conducted in Chinese hospital emergency departments. BMC Emergency Medicine, 11(18), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Finfer, S., French, J., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2011). The Crystalloid versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial: protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) compared to 0.9% sodium chloride (saline) in intensive care patients on mortality. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(5), 816-823. [More Information]
  • Delaney, A., Dan, A., McCaffrey, J., Finfer, S. (2011). The role of albumin as a resuscitation fluid for patients with sepsis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Critical Care Medicine, 39(2), 386-391. [More Information]
  • Fitzharris, M., Zhong, W., Myburgh, J., Xuezhong, Y., Yu, J., Hammond, N., Finfer, S., Taylor, C., Wu, Y. (2011). The status of trauma registry systems in Chinese hospitals. Injury Prevention, 17(6), 419-421. [More Information]
  • Cook, D., Burns, K., Finfer, S., Kissoon, N., Bhagwanjee, S., Annane, D., Sprung, C., Fowler, R., Latronico, N., Marshall, J. (2010). Clinical research ethics for critically ill patients: A pandemic proposal. Critical Care Medicine, 38(Supp 4), e138-e142. [More Information]
  • Seppelt, I., Sullivan, E., Bellomo, R., Ellwood, D., Finfer, S., Howe, B., Knight, M., McArthur, C., McDonnell, N., McLintock, C., Nguyen, N., Peek, M., et al (2010). Critical Illness Due to 2009 A/H1N1 Influenza in Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Population Based Cohort Study. BMJ, 340(-), c1279-1-c1279-6. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Ranieri, V., Thompson, B., Barie, P., Dhainaut, J., Douglas, I., G??rdlund, B., Marshall, J., Rhodes, A. (2010). Erratum to: Design, conduct, analysis and reporting of a multi-national placebo-controlled trial of activated protein C for persistent septic shock. Intensive Care Medicine, 37, 372. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Lambers Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Gallagher, M., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Palevsky, P., Kellum, J., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2010). Intensities of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 5(6), 956-963. [More Information]
  • Jones, D., McEvoy, S., Merz, T., Higgins, A., Bellomo, R., Cooper, D., Hollis, S., McArthur, C., Myburgh, J., Taylor, C., Norton, R., Finfer, S., et al (2010). International albumin use: 1995 to 2006. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 38(2), 266-273. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Liu, B., Taylor, C., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Cook, D., Du, B., McArthur, C., Myburgh, J. (2010). Resuscitation fluid use in critically ill adults: an international cross-sectional study in 391 intensive care units. Critical Care, 14(5), R185 - 1-R185 - 12. [More Information]
  • Thompson, B., Ranieri, V., Finfer, S., Barie, P., Dhainaut, J., Douglas, I., Gardlund, B., Marshall, J., Rhodes, A., et al (2010). Statistical analysis plan of PROWESS SHOCK study. Intensive Care Medicine, 36(11), 1972-1973. [More Information]
  • Flabouris, A., Chen, J., Hillman, K., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., The MERIT Study Investigators, F. (2010). Timing and interventions of emergency teams during the MERIT study. Resuscitation, 81, 25-30. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Bellomo, R., Hillman, K., Flabouris, A., Finfer, S. (2010). Triggers for emergency team activation: A multicenter assessment. Journal of Critical Care, 25(2), 359.e1-359.e7. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S. (2009). Albumin is a blood product too - is it safe for all patients? Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 67-70. [More Information]
  • Peake, S., Bailey, M., Bellomo, R., Cameron, P., Cross, A., Delaney, A., Finfer, S., Higgins, A., Jones, D., Myburgh, J., et al (2009). Australasian resuscitation of sepsis evaluation (ARISE): A multi-centre, prospective, inception cohort study. Resuscitation, 80(7), 811-818. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Flabouris, A., Bellomo, R., Hillman, K., Finfer, S. (2009). Baseline hospital performance and the impact of medical emergency teams: modelling vs. conventional subgroup analysis. Trials, 10(10.1186/1745-6215-10-117), 117-1-117-11. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Seppelt, I., Iredell, J., Webb, S., Petilla, V., Bellomo, R., Cretikos, M., Bailey, M., Cooper, D., Davies, A., et al (2009). Critical care services and 2009 H1N1 influenza in Australia and New Zealand. New England Journal of Medicine, 361(20), 1925-1934. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Norton, R., Gallagher, M., Lo, S., Su, S., Cole, C., Finfer, S., McArthur, C., McGuinness, S., Myburgh, J., et al (2009). Intensity of continuous renal-replacement therapy in critically ill patients. New England Journal of Medicine, 361(17), 1627-1638.
  • Griesdale, D., De Souza, R., van Dam, R., Heyland, D., Cook, D., Malhotra, A., Dhaliwal, R., Henderson, W., Chittock, D., Finfer, S., et al (2009). Intensive insulin therapy and mortality among critically ill patients: a meta-analysis including NICE-SUGAR study data. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 180(8), 821-827. [More Information]
  • Merz, T., Finfer, S. (2009). Intensive insulin treatment. Minerva anestesiologica, 75(12), 703-709. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Chittock, D., Su, S., Blair, D., Foster, D., Dhingra, V., Bellomo, R., Cook, D., Dodek, P., Henderson, W., Heritier, S., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Robinson, B., et al (2009). Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients. New England Journal of Medicine, 360(13), 1283-1297. [More Information]
  • Liu, B., Finfer, S. (2009). Intravenous fluids in adults undergoing surgery. BMJ (online), 338, b2418. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, C., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Goldsmith, D., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Scheinkestel, C. (2009). Screening and Study Enrolment in the Randomized Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level (RENAL) Replacement Therapy Trial. Blood Purification, 27(2), 199-205. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Hillman, K., Bellomo, R., Flabouris, A., Finfer, S., Cretikos, M. (2009). The impact of introducing medical emergency team system on the documentations of vital signs. Resuscitation, 80(1), 35-43. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Heritier, S. (2009). The NICE-SUGAR (Normoglycaemia in Intensive Care Evaluation and Survival Using Glucose Algorithm Regulation) Study: statistical analysis plan. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 46-57. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Bellomo, R., Flabouris, A., Hillman, K., Finfer, S. (2009). The relationship between early emergency team calls and serious adverse events. Critical Care Medicine, 37(1), 148-153. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Lee, J., Su, S., Bellomo, R. (2009). The RENAL (Randomised Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level of Replacement Therapy) study: statistical analysis plan. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 58-66. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2009). Why publish statistical analysis plans? Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 5-6. [More Information]
  • Delaney, A., Angus, D., Bellomo, R., Cameron, P., Cooper, D., Finfer, S., Harrison, D., Huang, D., Myburgh, J., Peake, S., et al (2008). Bench-to-bedside review: The evaluation of complex interventions in critical care. Critical Care, 12(2), 210-218. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S. (2008). Corticosteroids in septic shock. The New England Journal of Medicine, 358(2), 188-90. [More Information]
  • Goldsmith, D., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, C., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Scheinkestel, C., Myburgh, J., Norton, R. (2008). Design and challenges of the Randomized Evaluation of Normal versus Augmented Level Replacement Therapy (RENAL) Trial: high-dose versus standard-dose hemofiltration in acute renal failure. Blood Purification, 26(5), 407-416. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Ranieri, V., Thompson, B., Barie, P., Dhainaut, J., Douglas, I., Gardlund, B., Marshall, J., Rhodes, A. (2008). Design, conduct, analysis and reporting of a multi-national placebo-controlled trial of activated protein C for persistent septic shock. Intensive Care Medicine, 34(11), 1935-1947. [More Information]
  • Dulhunty, J., Lipman, J., Finfer, S. (2008). Does severe non-infectious SIRS differ from severe sepsis? Intensive Care Medicine, 34(9), 1654-1661. [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]
  • Myburgh, J., Cooper, D., Finfer, S., Venkatesh, B., Jones, D., Higgins, A., Bishop, N., Higlett, T., Investigators for the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical. (2008). Epidemiology and 12-month outcomes from traumatic brain injury in Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Trauma, 64(4), 854-862. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Myburgh, J. (2008). Investigator-initiated research in intensive care: Achievement through collaboration. Resuscitation, 78(3), 245-247. [More Information]
  • Merz, T., Finfer, S. (2008). Pro/con debate: Is intensive insulin therapy targeting tight blood glucose control of benefit in critically ill patients? Critical Care, 12(212), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, L., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Goldsmith, D., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Scheinkestel, C. (2008). Renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: a practice survey. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 10(3), 225-230.
  • Cretikos, M., Bellomo, R., Hillman, K., Chen, J., Finfer, S., Flabouris, A. (2008). Respiratory rate: the neglected vital sign. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(11), 657-659. [More Information]
  • Cook, D., Lauzier, F., Rocha, M., Sayles, M., Finfer, S. (2008). Serious adverse events in academic critical care research. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 178(9), 1181-1184. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Flabouris, A., Bellomo, R., Hillman, K., Finfer, S., The MERIT Study Investigators, F. (2008). The Medical Emergency Team System and Not-for-Resuscitation Orders: Results from the MERIT Study. Resuscitation, 79(3), 391-397. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Peake, S., Bellomo, R., Cameron, P., Cross, A., Delaney, A., George, C., Higgins, A., Jones, D., Moran, J., Myburgh, J., et al (2008). The outcome of patients with sepsis and septic shock presenting to emergency departments in Australia and New Zealand. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 9(1), 8-18.
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2008). Tight glycemic control in critically ill adults. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 300(8), 963-965. [More Information]
  • Jones, D., Cooper, D., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Higgins, A., Peake, S., Jenkins, I., McNeil, J. (2007). Advancing intensive care research in Australia and New Zealand: development of the binational ANZIC Research Centre. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 9. [More Information]
  • De Jonghe, B., Finfer, S. (2007). Critical illness neuromyopathy - From risk factors to prevention. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 175, 424-425. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Cooper, D., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Norton, R., Bishop, N., Lo, S., Vallance, S. (2007). Saline or albumin for fluid resuscitation in patients with traumatic brain injury. New England Journal of Medicine, 357(9), 874-884. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2007). The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group. ICU Management, 7, 43-44.
  • Cretikos, M., Chen, J., Hillman, K., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Flabouris, A., The, M. (2007). The effectiveness of implementation of the medical emergency team (MET) system and factors associated with use during the MERIT study. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 9(2), 205-212. [More Information]
  • Cretikos, M., Chen, J., Hillman, K., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Flabouris, A., MERIT study, T. (2007). The objective medical emergency team activation criteria: a case-control study. Resuscitation, 73(1), 62-72. [More Information]
  • Mitchell, I., Knight, E., Gissane, J., Tamhane, R., Kolli, R., Leditschke, A., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S. (2006). A phase II randomised controlled trial of intensive insulin therapy in general intensive care patients. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 8(4), 289-293. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., McEvoy, S., Lo, S., Myburgh, J., Neal, B., Norton, R., SAFE, S. (2006). Effect of baseline serum albumin concentration on outcome of resuscitation with albumin or saline in patients in intensive care units: analysis of data from the saline versus albumin fluid evaluation (SAFE) study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 333(7577), 1044-1044. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Felton, T., Blundell, A., Lipman, J. (2006). Estimate of the number of patients eligible for treatment with drotrecogin alfa (activated) based on differing international indications: Post-hoc analysis of an inception cohort study in Australia and New Zealand. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 34(2), 184-190.
  • Felton, T., McCormick, B., Finfer, S., Fisher, M. (2006). Life-threatening pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure complicating calcium and phosphate replacement in the intensive care unit. Anaesthesia, 61(1), 49-53. [More Information]
  • Mitchell, I., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Higlett, T. (2006). Management of blood glucose in the critically ill in Australia and New Zealand: a practice survey and inception cohort study. Intensive Care Medicine, 32(6), 867-874.
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2006). Pulmonary artery catheters - As currently used, do not benefit patients. British Medical Journal, 333(7575), 930-931.
  • Ledoux, D., Finfer, S., McKinley, S. (2005). Impact of operator expertise on collection of the APACHE II score and on the derived risk of death and standardized mortality ratio. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 33(5), 585-590. [More Information]
  • Hillman, K., Chen, J., Cretikos, M., Bellomo, R., Brown, D., Doig, G., Finfer, S., Flabouris, A., The MERIT Study Investigators, F. (2005). Introduction of the medical emergency team (MET) system: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 365(9477), 2091-2097. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Cook, D., Rocker, G., Meade, M., Guyatt,, G., Geerts, W., Anderson, D., Skrobik, Y., Hebert, P., Albert, M., et al (2005). Prophylaxis of Thromboembolism in Critical Care (PROTECT) Trial: a pilot study. Journal of Critical Care, 20(4), 364-72. [More Information]
  • Calandra, T., Cohen, J., Finfer, S., International Sepsis Forum Definition of Infection in the ICU Consensus Conferen. (2005). The International Sepsis Forum Consensus Conference on Definitions of Infection in the Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Medicine, 33(7), 1538-1548.
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Chittock, D., Cook, D., Crampton, L., Dhingra, V., Dodek, P., Foster, D., Hebert, P., Henderson, W., McEvoy, S., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., et al (2005). The Normoglycemia in Intensive Care Evaluation (NICE) (ISRCTN04968275) and Survival Using Glucose Algorithm Regulation (SUGAR) Study: Development, design and conduct of an international multi-center, open label, randomized controlled trial of two target ranges for glycemic control in intensive care unit patients. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, online supplement 2005, 1-35.
  • Cooper, D., Bishop, N., Cade, J., Finfer, S., Gallus, A., Myburgh, J. (2005). Thromboprophylaxis for intensive care patients in Australia and New Zealand: a brief survey report. Journal of Critical Care, 20(4), 354-356. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Boyce, N., French, J., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Doig, G., Francis, L., French, J., Jayne, K., MacMahon, S., Merai, M., Neal, B., Pandey, S., Woodward, M. (2004). A Comparison of Albumin and Saline For Fluid Resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit. New England Journal of Medicine, 350(22), 2247-2256.
  • Finfer, S., Kause, J., Smith, G., Prytherch, D., Parr, M., Flabouris, A., Hillman, K. (2004). A comparison of Antecedents to Cardiac Arrests, Deaths and EMergency Intensive care Admissions in Australia and New Zealand, and the United Kingdom-the ACADEMIA study. Resuscitation, 62(3), 275-282.
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Lipman, J., French, C., Dobb, G., Myburgh, J. (2004). Adult-population incidence of severe sepsis in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units. Intensive Care Medicine, 30(4), 589-596. [More Information]
  • Griffith, L., Cook, D., Hanna, S., Rocker, G., Sjokvist, P., Dodek, P., Marshall, J., Levy, M., Varon, J., Finfer, S., et al (2004). Clinician discomfort with life support plans for mechanically ventilated patients. Intensive Care Medicine, 30(9), 1783-1790. [More Information]
  • Rocker, G., Cook, D., Sjokvist, P., Weaver, B., Finfer, S., McDonald, E., Marshall, J., Kirby, A., Levy, M., Dodek, P., et al (2004). Clinician Predictions Of Intensive Care Unit Mortality. Critical Care Medicine, 32(5), 1149-1154.
  • Cook, D., Montori, V., McMullin, J., Finfer, S., Rocker, G. (2004). Improving patients' safety locally: changing clinician behaviour. The Lancet, 363(9416), 1224-1230.
  • Dellinger, R., Carlet, J., Masur, H., Gerlach, H., Calandra, T., Cohen, J., Gea-Banacloche, J., Keh, D., Marshall, J., Parker, M., Finfer, S., et al (2004). Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock. Critical Care Medicine, 32(3), 858-872.
  • Morgan, M., Winder, M., Little, N., Finfer, S., Ritson, E., Evans, A. (2003). Delayed hemorrhage following resection of an arteriovenous malformation in the brain. Journal of Neurosurgery, 99(6), 967-971. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Norton, R. (2003). Efficacy of albumin in critically ill patients. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 326(7389), 559-560.
  • Cairns, C., Finfer, S., Harrington, T., Cook, R. (2003). Papaverine angioplasty to treat cerebral vasospasm following traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 31(1), 87-91.
  • Cook, D., Rocker, G., Marshall, J., Sjokvist, P., Dodek, P., Griffith, L., Freitag, A., Varon, J., Bradley, C., Levy, M., Finfer, S., et al (2003). Withdrawal of Mechanical Ventilation in Anticipation of Death in the Intensive Care Unit. New England Journal of Medicine, 349(12), 1123-1132. [More Information]
  • Cordato, D., Herkes, G., Mather, L., Morgan, M., Gross, A., Finfer, S. (2001). Prolonged thiopentone infusion for neurosurgical emergencies: usefulness of therapeutic drug monitoring. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 29, 339-348.

2014

  • Finfer, S. (2014). Clinical controversies in the management of critically ill patients with severe sepsis: Resuscitation fluids and glucose control. Virulence, 5(1), 183-188. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Myburgh, J. (2014). Mortality in patients with hypovolemic shock treated with colloids or crystalloids. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 311(10), 1067-1068. [More Information]
  • Reade, M., Finfer, S. (2014). Sedation and delirium in the intensive care unit. The New England Journal of Medicine, 370(5), 444-454. [More Information]

2013

  • Bradford, C., Finfer, S., O'Connor, A., Yarad, E., Firth, R., McCallister, R., Harrington, T., Steinfort, B., Faulder, K., Assaad, N., et al (2013). A randomised controlled trial of induced hypermagnesaemia following aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 15(2), 119-125. [More Information]
  • Cooper, J., Myburgh, J., Heritier, S., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Murray, L., Vallance, S. (2013). Albumin Resuscitation for Traumatic Brain Injury: Is Intracranial Hypertension the Cause of Increased Mortality? Journal of Neurotrauma, 30(7), 512-518. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S. (2013). Causes of death after fluid bolus resuscitation: new insights from FEAST. BMC Medicine, 11(1), 67-67. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Wernerman, J., Preiser, J., Cass, T., Desaive, T., Hovorka, R., Joseph, J., Kosiborod, M., Krinsley, J., Mackenzie, I., et al (2013). Clinical review: Consensus recommendations on measurement of blood glucose and reporting glycemic control in critically ill adults. Critical Care, 17(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Cook, D., McDonald, E., Smith, O., Zytaruk, N., Heels-Ansdell, D., Watpool, I., McArdle, T., Matte, A., Clarke, F., Vallance, S., Finfer, S., et al (2013). Co-enrollment of critically ill patients into multiple studies: patterns, predictors and consequences. Critical Care, 17(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Vincent, J. (2013). Critical care--an all-encompassing specialty. The New England Journal of Medicine, 369(7), 669-670. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Lipcsey, M., Calzavacca, P., Haase, M., Haase-Fielitz, A., Licari, E., Tee, A., Cole, L., Cass, A., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Myburgh, J., et al (2013). Early acid-base and blood pressure effects of continuous renal replacement therapy intensity in patients with metabolic acidosis. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(3), 429-436. [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]
  • Gattas, D., Dan, A., Myburgh, J., Billot, L., Lo, S., Finfer, S. (2013). Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4 and 130/0.42) in acutely ill patients: systematic review of effects on mortality and treatment with renal replacement therapy. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(4), 558-568. [More Information]
  • Kaukonen, K., Bailey, M., Pilcher, D., Orford, N., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2013). Glycaemic control in Australia and New Zealand before and after the NICE-SUGAR trial: a translational study. Critical Care, 17(5), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Billot, L. (2013). Hydroxyethyl starch or saline in intensive care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 368(8), 775-775. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Billot, L. (2013). Managing blood glucose in critically ill patients with or without diabetes. Critical Care, 17(2), 134-134. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2013). Patient-centered outcomes and trials of hydroxyethyl starch. Critical Care, 17(5), 452-452. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S. (2013). Reappraising the role of albumin for resuscitation. Current Opinion in Critical Care, 19(4), 315-320. [More Information]
  • Lauzier, F., Arnold, D., Rabbat, C., Heels-Ansdell, D., Zarychanski, R., Dodek, P., Ashley, B., Albert, M., Khwaja, K., Ostermann, M., Finfer, S., et al (2013). Risk factors and impact of major bleeding in critically ill patients receiving heparin thromboprophylaxis. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(12), 2135-2143. [More Information]
  • Venkatesh, B., Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Webb, S., Cohen, J., Bellomo, R., McArthur, C., Joyce, C., Rajbhandari, D., Glass, P., et al (2013). The ADRENAL study protocol: ADjunctive corticosteroid tREatment iN criticAlly ilL patients with septic shock. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 15(2), 83-88.

2012

  • Davies, A., Morrison, S., Bailey, M., Bellomo, R., Cooper, D., Doig, G., Finfer, S., Heyland, D. (2012). A multicenter, randomized controlled trial comparing early nasojejunal with nasogastric nutrition in critical illness*. Critical Care Medicine, 40(8), 2342-2348. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, L., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Lee, J., Lo, S., McArthur, C., McGuiness, S., Norton, R., et al (2012). An observational study fluid balance and patient outcomes in the randomized evaluation of normal vs. augmented level of replacement therapy trial. Critical Care Medicine, 40(6), 1753-1760. [More Information]
  • Ranieri, V., Thompson, B., Barie, P., Dhainaut, J., Douglas, I., Finfer, S., Gardlund, B., Marshall, J., Rhodes, A., Artigas, A., et al (2012). Drotrecogin Alfa (Activated) in Adults with Septic Shock. The New England Journal of Medicine, 366(22), 2055-2064. [More Information]
  • Young, P., Saxena, M., Beasley, R., Bellomo, R., Bailey, M., Pilcher, D., Finfer, S., Harrison, D., Myburgh, J., Rowan, K. (2012). Early peak temperature and mortality in critically ill patients with or without infection. Intensive Care Medicine, 38(3), 437-444. [More Information]
  • Young, P., Hodgson, C., Dulhunty, J., Saxena, M., Bailey, M., Bellomo, R., Davies, A., Finfer, S., Kruger, P., Lipman, J., et al (2012). End points for phase II trials in intensive care: recommendations from the Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trials Group consensus panel meeting. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 14(3), 211-215. [More Information]
  • Gattas, D., Dan, A., Myburgh, J., Billot, L., Lo, S., Finfer, S. (2012). Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) in acutely ill patients: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 114(1), 159-169. [More Information]
  • Flower, O., Finfer, S. (2012). Glucose control in critically ill patients. Internal Medicine Journal, 42(1), 4-6. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Cass, A., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2012). Hydroxyethyl Starch or Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in Intensive Care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(20), 1901-1911. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Liu, B., Chittock, D., Norton, R., Myburgh, J., McArthur, C., Mitchell, I., Foster, D., Dhingra, V., Henderson, W., Robinson, B., et al (2012). Hypoglycemia and Risk of Death in Critically Ill Patients. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(12), 1108-1118. [More Information]
  • McIntyre, L., Fergusson, D., Rowe, B., Cook, D., Arabi, Y., Bagshaw, S., Emond, M., Finfer, S., Fox-Robichaud, A., Gray, A., et al (2012). The PRECISE RCT: Evolution of an Early Septic Shock Fluid Resuscitation Trial. Transfusion Medicine Reviews, 26(4), 333-341. [More Information]

2011

  • Egi, M., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2011). Glycemic Control in the ICU. Chest, 140(1), 212-220. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S. (2011). Hypoglycemia in critically ill adults - association yes, causation not proven. Critical Care, 15(6), 1012-1012. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., McEvoy, S., Bellomo, R., McArthur, C., Myburgh, J., Norton, R. (2011). Impact of albumin compared to saline on organ function and mortality of patients with severe sepsis. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(1), 86-96. [More Information]
  • Fitzharris, M., Yu, J., Hammond, N., Taylor, C., Wu, Y., Finfer, S., Myburgh, J. (2011). Injury in China: a systematic review of injury surveillance studies conducted in Chinese hospital emergency departments. BMC Emergency Medicine, 11(18), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Finfer, S., French, J., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2011). The Crystalloid versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial: protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) compared to 0.9% sodium chloride (saline) in intensive care patients on mortality. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(5), 816-823. [More Information]
  • Delaney, A., Dan, A., McCaffrey, J., Finfer, S. (2011). The role of albumin as a resuscitation fluid for patients with sepsis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Critical Care Medicine, 39(2), 386-391. [More Information]
  • Fitzharris, M., Zhong, W., Myburgh, J., Xuezhong, Y., Yu, J., Hammond, N., Finfer, S., Taylor, C., Wu, Y. (2011). The status of trauma registry systems in Chinese hospitals. Injury Prevention, 17(6), 419-421. [More Information]

2010

  • Cook, D., Burns, K., Finfer, S., Kissoon, N., Bhagwanjee, S., Annane, D., Sprung, C., Fowler, R., Latronico, N., Marshall, J. (2010). Clinical research ethics for critically ill patients: A pandemic proposal. Critical Care Medicine, 38(Supp 4), e138-e142. [More Information]
  • Seppelt, I., Sullivan, E., Bellomo, R., Ellwood, D., Finfer, S., Howe, B., Knight, M., McArthur, C., McDonnell, N., McLintock, C., Nguyen, N., Peek, M., et al (2010). Critical Illness Due to 2009 A/H1N1 Influenza in Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Population Based Cohort Study. BMJ, 340(-), c1279-1-c1279-6. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Ranieri, V., Thompson, B., Barie, P., Dhainaut, J., Douglas, I., G??rdlund, B., Marshall, J., Rhodes, A. (2010). Erratum to: Design, conduct, analysis and reporting of a multi-national placebo-controlled trial of activated protein C for persistent septic shock. Intensive Care Medicine, 37, 372. [More Information]
  • Jun, M., Lambers Heerspink, H., Ninomiya, T., Gallagher, M., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Palevsky, P., Kellum, J., Perkovic, V., Cass, A. (2010). Intensities of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 5(6), 956-963. [More Information]
  • Jones, D., McEvoy, S., Merz, T., Higgins, A., Bellomo, R., Cooper, D., Hollis, S., McArthur, C., Myburgh, J., Taylor, C., Norton, R., Finfer, S., et al (2010). International albumin use: 1995 to 2006. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 38(2), 266-273. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Liu, B., Taylor, C., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Cook, D., Du, B., McArthur, C., Myburgh, J. (2010). Resuscitation fluid use in critically ill adults: an international cross-sectional study in 391 intensive care units. Critical Care, 14(5), R185 - 1-R185 - 12. [More Information]
  • Thompson, B., Ranieri, V., Finfer, S., Barie, P., Dhainaut, J., Douglas, I., Gardlund, B., Marshall, J., Rhodes, A., et al (2010). Statistical analysis plan of PROWESS SHOCK study. Intensive Care Medicine, 36(11), 1972-1973. [More Information]
  • Flabouris, A., Chen, J., Hillman, K., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., The MERIT Study Investigators, F. (2010). Timing and interventions of emergency teams during the MERIT study. Resuscitation, 81, 25-30. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Bellomo, R., Hillman, K., Flabouris, A., Finfer, S. (2010). Triggers for emergency team activation: A multicenter assessment. Journal of Critical Care, 25(2), 359.e1-359.e7. [More Information]

2009

  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S. (2009). Albumin is a blood product too - is it safe for all patients? Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 67-70. [More Information]
  • Peake, S., Bailey, M., Bellomo, R., Cameron, P., Cross, A., Delaney, A., Finfer, S., Higgins, A., Jones, D., Myburgh, J., et al (2009). Australasian resuscitation of sepsis evaluation (ARISE): A multi-centre, prospective, inception cohort study. Resuscitation, 80(7), 811-818. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Flabouris, A., Bellomo, R., Hillman, K., Finfer, S. (2009). Baseline hospital performance and the impact of medical emergency teams: modelling vs. conventional subgroup analysis. Trials, 10(10.1186/1745-6215-10-117), 117-1-117-11. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2009). Clinical trials and critical care. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.), (pp. 963-974). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Finfer, S., Seppelt, I., Iredell, J., Webb, S., Petilla, V., Bellomo, R., Cretikos, M., Bailey, M., Cooper, D., Davies, A., et al (2009). Critical care services and 2009 H1N1 influenza in Australia and New Zealand. New England Journal of Medicine, 361(20), 1925-1934. [More Information]
  • Delaney, A., Finfer, S. (2009). Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.), (pp. 963-974). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2009). Fluid and electrolyte therapy. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.), (pp. 963-974). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Norton, R., Gallagher, M., Lo, S., Su, S., Cole, C., Finfer, S., McArthur, C., McGuinness, S., Myburgh, J., et al (2009). Intensity of continuous renal-replacement therapy in critically ill patients. New England Journal of Medicine, 361(17), 1627-1638.
  • Griesdale, D., De Souza, R., van Dam, R., Heyland, D., Cook, D., Malhotra, A., Dhaliwal, R., Henderson, W., Chittock, D., Finfer, S., et al (2009). Intensive insulin therapy and mortality among critically ill patients: a meta-analysis including NICE-SUGAR study data. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 180(8), 821-827. [More Information]
  • Merz, T., Finfer, S. (2009). Intensive insulin treatment. Minerva anestesiologica, 75(12), 703-709. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Chittock, D., Su, S., Blair, D., Foster, D., Dhingra, V., Bellomo, R., Cook, D., Dodek, P., Henderson, W., Heritier, S., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Robinson, B., et al (2009). Intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients. New England Journal of Medicine, 360(13), 1283-1297. [More Information]
  • Liu, B., Finfer, S. (2009). Intravenous fluids in adults undergoing surgery. BMJ (online), 338, b2418. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, C., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Goldsmith, D., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Scheinkestel, C. (2009). Screening and Study Enrolment in the Randomized Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level (RENAL) Replacement Therapy Trial. Blood Purification, 27(2), 199-205. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Hillman, K., Bellomo, R., Flabouris, A., Finfer, S., Cretikos, M. (2009). The impact of introducing medical emergency team system on the documentations of vital signs. Resuscitation, 80(1), 35-43. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Heritier, S. (2009). The NICE-SUGAR (Normoglycaemia in Intensive Care Evaluation and Survival Using Glucose Algorithm Regulation) Study: statistical analysis plan. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 46-57. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Bellomo, R., Flabouris, A., Hillman, K., Finfer, S. (2009). The relationship between early emergency team calls and serious adverse events. Critical Care Medicine, 37(1), 148-153. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Cass, A., Gallagher, M., Lee, J., Su, S., Bellomo, R. (2009). The RENAL (Randomised Evaluation of Normal vs. Augmented Level of Replacement Therapy) study: statistical analysis plan. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 58-66. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2009). Why publish statistical analysis plans? Critical Care and Resuscitation, 11(1), 5-6. [More Information]

2008

  • Delaney, A., Angus, D., Bellomo, R., Cameron, P., Cooper, D., Finfer, S., Harrison, D., Huang, D., Myburgh, J., Peake, S., et al (2008). Bench-to-bedside review: The evaluation of complex interventions in critical care. Critical Care, 12(2), 210-218. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2008). Clinical Trials in Intensive Care. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Finfer, S. (2008). Corticosteroids in septic shock. The New England Journal of Medicine, 358(2), 188-90. [More Information]
  • Goldsmith, D., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, C., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Scheinkestel, C., Myburgh, J., Norton, R. (2008). Design and challenges of the Randomized Evaluation of Normal versus Augmented Level Replacement Therapy (RENAL) Trial: high-dose versus standard-dose hemofiltration in acute renal failure. Blood Purification, 26(5), 407-416. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Ranieri, V., Thompson, B., Barie, P., Dhainaut, J., Douglas, I., Gardlund, B., Marshall, J., Rhodes, A. (2008). Design, conduct, analysis and reporting of a multi-national placebo-controlled trial of activated protein C for persistent septic shock. Intensive Care Medicine, 34(11), 1935-1947. [More Information]
  • Dulhunty, J., Lipman, J., Finfer, S. (2008). Does severe non-infectious SIRS differ from severe sepsis? Intensive Care Medicine, 34(9), 1654-1661. [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]
  • Myburgh, J., Cooper, D., Finfer, S., Venkatesh, B., Jones, D., Higgins, A., Bishop, N., Higlett, T., Investigators for the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical. (2008). Epidemiology and 12-month outcomes from traumatic brain injury in Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Trauma, 64(4), 854-862. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2008). Fluids and Electrolytes. In Andrew D Bersten, Neil Soni (Eds.), Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Ed.). United States: Butterworth Heinemann.
  • Finfer, S., Myburgh, J. (2008). Investigator-initiated research in intensive care: Achievement through collaboration. Resuscitation, 78(3), 245-247. [More Information]
  • Merz, T., Finfer, S. (2008). Pro/con debate: Is intensive insulin therapy targeting tight blood glucose control of benefit in critically ill patients? Critical Care, 12(212), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Cole, L., Finfer, S., Gallagher, M., Goldsmith, D., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Scheinkestel, C. (2008). Renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units: a practice survey. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 10(3), 225-230.
  • Cretikos, M., Bellomo, R., Hillman, K., Chen, J., Finfer, S., Flabouris, A. (2008). Respiratory rate: the neglected vital sign. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(11), 657-659. [More Information]
  • Cook, D., Lauzier, F., Rocha, M., Sayles, M., Finfer, S. (2008). Serious adverse events in academic critical care research. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 178(9), 1181-1184. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Flabouris, A., Bellomo, R., Hillman, K., Finfer, S., The MERIT Study Investigators, F. (2008). The Medical Emergency Team System and Not-for-Resuscitation Orders: Results from the MERIT Study. Resuscitation, 79(3), 391-397. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Peake, S., Bellomo, R., Cameron, P., Cross, A., Delaney, A., George, C., Higgins, A., Jones, D., Moran, J., Myburgh, J., et al (2008). The outcome of patients with sepsis and septic shock presenting to emergency departments in Australia and New Zealand. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 9(1), 8-18.
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2008). Tight glycemic control in critically ill adults. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 300(8), 963-965. [More Information]

2007

  • Jones, D., Cooper, D., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Higgins, A., Peake, S., Jenkins, I., McNeil, J. (2007). Advancing intensive care research in Australia and New Zealand: development of the binational ANZIC Research Centre. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 9. [More Information]
  • De Jonghe, B., Finfer, S. (2007). Critical illness neuromyopathy - From risk factors to prevention. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 175, 424-425. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Cooper, D., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Norton, R., Bishop, N., Lo, S., Vallance, S. (2007). Saline or albumin for fluid resuscitation in patients with traumatic brain injury. New England Journal of Medicine, 357(9), 874-884. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R. (2007). The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group. ICU Management, 7, 43-44.
  • Cretikos, M., Chen, J., Hillman, K., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Flabouris, A., The, M. (2007). The effectiveness of implementation of the medical emergency team (MET) system and factors associated with use during the MERIT study. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 9(2), 205-212. [More Information]
  • Cretikos, M., Chen, J., Hillman, K., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Flabouris, A., MERIT study, T. (2007). The objective medical emergency team activation criteria: a case-control study. Resuscitation, 73(1), 62-72. [More Information]

2006

  • Mitchell, I., Knight, E., Gissane, J., Tamhane, R., Kolli, R., Leditschke, A., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S. (2006). A phase II randomised controlled trial of intensive insulin therapy in general intensive care patients. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 8(4), 289-293. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., McEvoy, S., Lo, S., Myburgh, J., Neal, B., Norton, R., SAFE, S. (2006). Effect of baseline serum albumin concentration on outcome of resuscitation with albumin or saline in patients in intensive care units: analysis of data from the saline versus albumin fluid evaluation (SAFE) study. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 333(7577), 1044-1044. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Felton, T., Blundell, A., Lipman, J. (2006). Estimate of the number of patients eligible for treatment with drotrecogin alfa (activated) based on differing international indications: Post-hoc analysis of an inception cohort study in Australia and New Zealand. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 34(2), 184-190.
  • Felton, T., McCormick, B., Finfer, S., Fisher, M. (2006). Life-threatening pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure complicating calcium and phosphate replacement in the intensive care unit. Anaesthesia, 61(1), 49-53. [More Information]
  • Mitchell, I., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Higlett, T. (2006). Management of blood glucose in the critically ill in Australia and New Zealand: a practice survey and inception cohort study. Intensive Care Medicine, 32(6), 867-874.
  • Finfer, S., Delaney, A. (2006). Pulmonary artery catheters - As currently used, do not benefit patients. British Medical Journal, 333(7575), 930-931.

2005

  • Finfer, S., Cook, D., Cooper, D. (2005). Choice of Resuscitation Fluid in the Critically Ill. In J. Hunter et al. (Eds.), The Year in Anasethesia and Critical Care, (pp. 309-328). Oxford: Clinical Publishing Services.
  • Ledoux, D., Finfer, S., McKinley, S. (2005). Impact of operator expertise on collection of the APACHE II score and on the derived risk of death and standardized mortality ratio. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 33(5), 585-590. [More Information]
  • Hillman, K., Chen, J., Cretikos, M., Bellomo, R., Brown, D., Doig, G., Finfer, S., Flabouris, A., The MERIT Study Investigators, F. (2005). Introduction of the medical emergency team (MET) system: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 365(9477), 2091-2097. [More Information]
  • Cook, D., Finfer, S. (2005). Organizing critical care research and implementing the results. In J.-L Vincent (Eds.), Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 43, (pp. 311-324). Berlin: Springer Verlag.
  • Finfer, S., Cook, D., Rocker, G., Meade, M., Guyatt,, G., Geerts, W., Anderson, D., Skrobik, Y., Hebert, P., Albert, M., et al (2005). Prophylaxis of Thromboembolism in Critical Care (PROTECT) Trial: a pilot study. Journal of Critical Care, 20(4), 364-72. [More Information]
  • Calandra, T., Cohen, J., Finfer, S., International Sepsis Forum Definition of Infection in the ICU Consensus Conferen. (2005). The International Sepsis Forum Consensus Conference on Definitions of Infection in the Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Medicine, 33(7), 1538-1548.
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Chittock, D., Cook, D., Crampton, L., Dhingra, V., Dodek, P., Foster, D., Hebert, P., Henderson, W., McEvoy, S., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., et al (2005). The Normoglycemia in Intensive Care Evaluation (NICE) (ISRCTN04968275) and Survival Using Glucose Algorithm Regulation (SUGAR) Study: Development, design and conduct of an international multi-center, open label, randomized controlled trial of two target ranges for glycemic control in intensive care unit patients. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, online supplement 2005, 1-35.
  • Cooper, D., Bishop, N., Cade, J., Finfer, S., Gallus, A., Myburgh, J. (2005). Thromboprophylaxis for intensive care patients in Australia and New Zealand: a brief survey report. Journal of Critical Care, 20(4), 354-356. [More Information]

2004

  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Boyce, N., French, J., Myburgh, J., Norton, R., Doig, G., Francis, L., French, J., Jayne, K., MacMahon, S., Merai, M., Neal, B., Pandey, S., Woodward, M. (2004). A Comparison of Albumin and Saline For Fluid Resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit. New England Journal of Medicine, 350(22), 2247-2256.
  • Finfer, S., Kause, J., Smith, G., Prytherch, D., Parr, M., Flabouris, A., Hillman, K. (2004). A comparison of Antecedents to Cardiac Arrests, Deaths and EMergency Intensive care Admissions in Australia and New Zealand, and the United Kingdom-the ACADEMIA study. Resuscitation, 62(3), 275-282.
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Lipman, J., French, C., Dobb, G., Myburgh, J. (2004). Adult-population incidence of severe sepsis in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units. Intensive Care Medicine, 30(4), 589-596. [More Information]
  • Griffith, L., Cook, D., Hanna, S., Rocker, G., Sjokvist, P., Dodek, P., Marshall, J., Levy, M., Varon, J., Finfer, S., et al (2004). Clinician discomfort with life support plans for mechanically ventilated patients. Intensive Care Medicine, 30(9), 1783-1790. [More Information]
  • Rocker, G., Cook, D., Sjokvist, P., Weaver, B., Finfer, S., McDonald, E., Marshall, J., Kirby, A., Levy, M., Dodek, P., et al (2004). Clinician Predictions Of Intensive Care Unit Mortality. Critical Care Medicine, 32(5), 1149-1154.
  • Cook, D., Montori, V., McMullin, J., Finfer, S., Rocker, G. (2004). Improving patients' safety locally: changing clinician behaviour. The Lancet, 363(9416), 1224-1230.
  • Dellinger, R., Carlet, J., Masur, H., Gerlach, H., Calandra, T., Cohen, J., Gea-Banacloche, J., Keh, D., Marshall, J., Parker, M., Finfer, S., et al (2004). Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock. Critical Care Medicine, 32(3), 858-872.

2003

  • Morgan, M., Winder, M., Little, N., Finfer, S., Ritson, E., Evans, A. (2003). Delayed hemorrhage following resection of an arteriovenous malformation in the brain. Journal of Neurosurgery, 99(6), 967-971. [More Information]
  • Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Myburgh, J., Norton, R. (2003). Efficacy of albumin in critically ill patients. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 326(7389), 559-560.
  • Cairns, C., Finfer, S., Harrington, T., Cook, R. (2003). Papaverine angioplasty to treat cerebral vasospasm following traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 31(1), 87-91.
  • Cook, D., Rocker, G., Marshall, J., Sjokvist, P., Dodek, P., Griffith, L., Freitag, A., Varon, J., Bradley, C., Levy, M., Finfer, S., et al (2003). Withdrawal of Mechanical Ventilation in Anticipation of Death in the Intensive Care Unit. New England Journal of Medicine, 349(12), 1123-1132. [More Information]

2001

  • Cordato, D., Herkes, G., Mather, L., Morgan, M., Gross, A., Finfer, S. (2001). Prolonged thiopentone infusion for neurosurgical emergencies: usefulness of therapeutic drug monitoring. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 29, 339-348.

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