Journal list

These are the journals that I consider are must read.  Of course this list is not exhaustive and should only be considered as a guide.  If you think there is a journal articlethat is not the list and should, please submit this under "contact us" tab.


Vasopressin versus norepinephrine infusion in patients with septic shock

Russell J, Walley K, Singer J, et al for the VASST Investigators NEJM, 2008, 358 (9):877-887

Initiation Strategies for Renal-Replacement Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit

S Gaudry, D Hajage, F Shortgen, et al for the AKIKI Study Group New Engl J Med, 2016, 375:122-133

Effect of Early vs Delayed Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy on Mortality in Critically Ill Patients With Acute Kidney Injury

A Zarboci, J Vellum, C Schmidt, et al JAMA, 2016, 315(20):2190-2199

Effect of Noninvasive Ventilation on Tracheal Reintubation Among Patients With Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Following Abdominal Surgery -A Randomized Clinical Trial

S Jaber, T Lescot, E Futier, et al for the NIVAS Study Group JAMA, 2016, online first 15th Mar

Effect of Dexmedetomidine Added to Standard Care on Ventilator-Free Time in Patients With Agitated Delirium - A Randomized Clinical Trial

M Reade, G Eastwood, R Bellow, et al, for the DahLIA Investigators and the ANZICS CTG JAMA, 2016, online 15th Mar 2016

Stopping vs. Continuing Aspirin before Coronary Artery Surgery

P Myles, J Smith, A Forbes, et al for the ATACAS Investigators of the ANZCA Clinical Trials Networks NEJM, 2016, 374;728-737

The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3)

M Singer, C Deutschland, C Warren Seymour, M Shankar-Hari, D Annans, M Bauer, R Bellomo, G Bernard, J-D Chiche, C Coopersmith, R Hotchkiss, M Levy, J Marshall, G Martin, S Opal, G Rubenfeld, T vdPoll, J-L Vincent, D Angus. JAMA, 2016, 315(8):801-810


A Multicenter Randomized Trial of Continuous versus Intermittent B-Lactam Infusion in Severe Sepsis

J Delahunty, J Roberts, J Davis, et al for the BLING II Investigators for the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group Am J Resp Crit Care Med, 2015, 192 (11); 1298-1305

Hypothermia for Intracranial Hypertension after Traumatic Brain Injury

P Andrews, L Sinclair, A Rodriguez, et al for the Eurotherm3235 Trial Collaborators New Eng J Med, 2015, online 7th October

Effect of a Buffered Crystalloid Solution vs Saline on Acute Kidney Injury Among Patients in the Intensive Care Unit - The SPLIT Randomized Clinical Trial

P Young, M Bailey, R Beasley, et al for the SPLIT Investigators and the ANZICS CTG JAMA, 2015, online first Oct 7,2015

Acetaminophen for Fever in Critically Ill Patients with Suspected Infection

P Young, M Saxena, R Bellomo, et al for the HEAT Investigators and ANZICS CTG New Eng J Med, 2015, online first 5th Oct

Permissive Underfeeding or Standard Enteral Feeding in Critically Ill Adults

Y Arabi, A Aldawood, S Haddad, et al for the PermiT Trial Group NEJM, 2015, online first May 2015

Trial of Short-Course Antimicrobial Therapy for Intraabdominal Infection

R Sawyer, J Claridge, A Nathens, et al NEJM, 2015, 372:1996-2005

High-Flow Oxygen through Nasal Cannula in Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

J-P Frat, A Thille, A Mercat, et al for the FLORALI Study Group and the REVA Network NEJM, 2015, online first May 2015

The Timing of Discharge from ICU and Subsequent Mortality: A Prospective Multi-center Study

John D Santamaria , Graeme J Duke , David V Pilcher , D James Cooper , John Moran , Rinaldo Bellomo , and for the Discharge and Readmission Evaluation (DARE) study Am J Resp Crit Care MEd, 2015, 191(9);1033-1039

Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Criteria in Defining Severe Sepsis

Kirsi-Maija Kaukonen, Michael Bailey, David Pilcher, D. Jamie Cooper, Rinaldo Bellomo NEJM, 2015, Online first 17th Mar

Age of Transfused Blood in Critically Ill Adults

Jacques Lacroix, Paul C. H├ębert, Dean A. Fergusson, et al, for the ABLE Investigators and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group NEJM, 2015, online first Mar 17

Trial of Early, Goal-Directed Resuscitation for Septic Shock

Paul R. Mouncey, Tiffany M. Osborn, G. Sarah Power, et al for the ProMISe Trial Investigators NEJM, 2015, Online first 17 Mar


Lower versus Higher Hemoglobin Threshold for Transfusion in Septic Shock

the TRISS Trial Group and the Scandinavian Critical Care Trials Group NEJM, 2014, Online first October 1 2014

Trial of the Route of Early Nutritional Support in Critically Ill Adults

the CALORIES Trial Investigators NEJM, 2014 , Online first October 1 2014

Goal-Directed Resuscitation for Patients with Early Septic Shock

The ARISE Investigators and the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group NEJM, 2014, Online first October 1 2014

Hemicraniectomy in Older Patients with Extensive Middle-Cerebral-Artery Stroke

the Destiny II Investigators NEJM, 2014, 370:1091-1100

A Randomized Trial of Protocol-Based Care for Early Septic Shock

The ProCESS Investigators NEJM, 2014, online first 18th Mar 2014

High versus Low Blood-Pressure Target in Patients with Septic Shock

the SEPSISPAM Investigators NEJM, 2014, online first 18th Mar

Albumin Replacement in Patients with Severe Sepsis or Septic Shock

the ALBIOS Study Investigators NEJM, 2014, online first 18th Mar 2014