Lahn Straney, Archie Clements, Jan Alexander, Anthony Slater, and for the ANZICS
Paediatric Study Group
The authors wish to thank ANZICS
for providing a list of Australian and New Zealand intensive care units and all of the clinicians for giving their valuable time in responding to this survey.
The participants for this study were the directors of NSW ICUs that submitted data to the ANZICS
APD in the 2007/2008 financial year.
Report by ANZICS
nurse convener and NZCCCN vice-chair Adele Ferguson
Statement (4) requires a minimum of 24 hours between a cardiac arrest and determination of brain death from hypoxicischaemic encephalopathy.
This study is a collaboration between the ANZIC Society Clinical Trials Group, ANZIC Research Centre, the Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases Clinical Trials Group, the Paediatric Study Group of ANZICS
and the ANZIC Society Centre for Outcome and Resources Evaluation.
APD now holds records on nearly one million intensive care episodes with the earliest records dating back to 1987 (1).
The NZCCCN has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with ANZICS
It is one of the three affiliated databases administered by the ANZICS
Centre for Outcomes and Resource Evaluation and is located at ANZICS
House in Melbourne.
Published by ANZICS
Centre for outcome and Resource Evaluation (CORE), Melbourne, August 2008; p.
Intensive Care in New Zealand: A History of the New Zealand Region of ANZICS
A History of the New Zealand Region of ANZICS
(2), a copy of which was sent to all members of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society in 2002.