This study is a collaboration of Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group (ANZICS CTG), Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre (ANZIC-RC), the Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Network (ASID-CNR), the ANZICS Centre for Outcome and Resource Evaluation (ANZICS CORE), and the ANZICS Paediatric Study Group (ANZICS PSG).
The writing committee of the study takes responsibility for the content and integrity of this article.
Writing Committee (Chair and members in alphabetical order):
Steven AR Webb, Department of Intensive Care, Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, Perth, WA 6000 Australia and School of Medicine and Pharmacology and School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Stirling Highway, Nedlands, WA, 6009, Australia; Cecile Aubron, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia; Michael Bailey, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia;
Rinaldo Bellomo, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia;
Belinda Howe, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia; Colin McArthur, Department of Critical Care Medicine 82, Auckland City Hospital, 2 Park Road, Grafton Auckland, 1083, New Zealand; Siouxzy Morrison, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia; Ian Seppelt, Intensive Care Unit, Nepean Hospital, Derby Street, Kingswood, NSW 2750 Australia
We thank members of the Management Committee: A. Davies, S. Finfer, G. Hart, J. Iredell, P. Harrigan, I. Mitchell, A. Nichol, D. Paterson, S. Peake, V. Pettilä, B. Richards, D. Stephens, A. Turner and M. Yung for reading the article.
We thank The ANZIC Influenza Study Site Investigators who are as follows (In alphabetical order - all in Australia unless specified to New Zealand, NZ):
Albury Base Hospital, Albury: C. Mashonganyika, H. McKee; Alfred Hospital, Melbourne: J. Board, A. Davies, S. Vallance; Alice Springs Hospital, Alice Springs: F. Hatch, P. Stewart; Auckland City Hospital Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Auckland, NZ: J. Brown, E. Gilder, A. McKee, S. McGuinness, R. Parke, A. Whitley; Auckland City Hospital Department of Critical Care Medicine, Auckland, NZ: C. McArthur, L. Newby, C. Simmonds; Starship Children's Hospital, Auckland, NZ: J. Beca, L. Whelan; Austin Health, Melbourne: R. Bellomo, G. Eastwood, L. Peck; Ballarat Health Services, Ballarat: T. Sutherland; Bankstown Hospital, Sydney: G. Bennett, L. Ong; Bendigo Hospital, Bendigo: J. Fletcher, C. Boschert, J. Smith; Blacktown Hospital, Sydney: K. Nand, G. Reece, T. Sara; Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne: D. Ernest, S. Eliott, J. Sidhu; Bundaberg Base Hospital, Bundaberg: L. Abraham, M, Terbanche; Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns: A. Carroll, S. Richmond, D. Wenck; Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle: K. Ellem; Campbelltown Hospital, Sydney: G. Bishop; Canberra Hospital, Canberra: R. Ashley, E. Crowfoot, I. Mitchell, H. Rodgers; Canterbury Hospital, Sydney: J. Sammut; Central Gippsland Health Service, Sale: T. Coles, H Connor; Children's Hospital Westmead, Sydney: M. Festa, F. Li; Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, NZ: S. Henderson, J. Mehrtens; Coffs Harbour Hospital, Coffs Harbour: M. Sutherland; Concord Hospital, Concord: W. Cheung, D. Milliss, G. Thanakrishnan, H. Wong; Dandenong Hospital, Dandenong: S. Arora, B. O'Bree, K. Shepherd; Department of Health, NSW: M. Cretikos, J. Fizzell, S. Faithfull. Dubbo Base Hospital, Dubbo: R. Greenberg, N. Pilon; Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin, NZ: M. Bailey, M. Hunter; Epworth Freemasons Hospital, Melbourne: L. Banner, K. Greene, M. Robertson; Fairfield Hospital, Sydney: G. Bennett, C. Izon; Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford: T. Baynes, A. Bersten, E. Ryan; Frankston Hospital, Melbourne: S. Allsop, J. Botha, D. Lewis, J. Vuat; Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle: D. Blythe, A. Palermo; Geelong Hospital, Geelong: T. Elderkin, M. Fraser, N. Orford; Gisborne Hospital, Gisborne, NZ: I. Elson, J. Patterson; Gold Coast Hospital, Southport: B. Richards, M. Tallott, R. Whitbread; Gold Coast Robina Hospital, Robina: B. Bhaskar, M. Tallott, R. Whitbread; Gosford Hospital, Gosford: R. Cameron, S. Kelly; Goulburn Valley Base Hospital, Shepparton: M. Piercy; Griffith Base Hospital, Griffith: P. Bortz, K. Lodding, M. Mott, S. Vagg; Hawke's Bay Hospital, Hastings, NZ: A. Anderson, L. Chadwick, R. Freebairn; Health Waikato, Waikato, NZ: R. Frengley, M. La Pine; The Hills Private Hospital, Sydney: D. Ghelani; Holy Spirit Northside Hospital, Brisbane: R. Barnett, C. Dillon; Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai Hospital, Hornsby: J. Fratzia, T. Solano, H. Pearce; Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt, NZ: K. O'Connor, A. Julian; Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich: K. Ryan, J. Walsham; John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle: P. Harrigan; Joondalup Health Campus, Joondalup: D. Hawkins, B. Power; Launceston General Hospital, Launceston: M. Anderson, J. Lehner; Lismore Base Hospital, Lismore: M. Kilminster; Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool: M. Parr, S. Micallef; Logan and Beaudesert District Hospital, Loganlea: H. White; Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elisabeth Vale: J. Wood, C. Wareham; Mackay Base Hospital, Mackay: T. Fraser; Manly Hospital, Sydney: S. Abel, S. Coulson, K. Leach; Maroondah Hospital, Melbourne: P. Cranswick; Mater Adult Hospital, Brisbane: K. Gregory, T.J. Morgan, J.J. Presneill, J. Sutton; Mater Children's Hospital, Brisbane: A. Barlow; Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, NZ: C. Horsley, J. Tai, A. Tilsley; Mater Private Hospital, Brisbane - K. Gregory, J.J. Presneill, J. Sutton. Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne: T. Crozier, K. Fenech, P. Galt, M. Reilly; Mount Hospital, Perth: S.A.R. Webb; Mount Isa Base Hospital, Mount Isa: J. Rockell; Nambour General Hospital, Nambour: P. Garrett, C. Scott, S. McDonald; Nelson Hospital, Nelson, NZ: B. King, R. Price, J. Tomlinson; Nepean Hospital, Penrith: L. Hoyling, I. Seppelt, L. Weisbrodt; North Shore Hospital, Auckland, NZ: J. Bell, A. Flanagan, J. Laing; The Northern Hospital, Melbourne: G. Duke, M. Parkes; Orange Base Hospital, Orange: J. Carr, J. Lambert; Palmerston North Hospital, Palmerston, NZ: G. McHugh, A. Spears, N. Waters; Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne: D. Charlesworth, J. Pickford; Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane: N. Blackwell, R. Bushell, D. Mullany, L. Munck, R. Seddon; Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick: Y. Shehabi, M. Campbell, V. Stockdale; Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane: A. Hughes, M. Harward, P. Kruger; Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth: S. Erikson; Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide: S. Peake, P. Williams; Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital, Brisbane: R. Devere, M. Wright; Redcliffe Hospital, Redcliffe: M. Campher, L. Smith; Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton: K. Smith; Rotorua Hospital, Rotorua, NZ: S. Scothern; Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide -M. Chapman, S. O'Connor J. Rivett. Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane - R. Boots, M. Lassig-Smith. Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane: A. Slater, D. Long; Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne: L. Shekerdeman, C. Delzoppo, C. Daffey, S. Embleton, L. Wilson; Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin: D. Stephens, J. Thomas;Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart: R. McAllister, A. Turner; Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne: D. Barge, T. Caf, N. Harley, C. MacIsaac; Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney: S. Finfer, R. Raper, S. Bird; Royal Perth Hospital, Perth -J. Chamberlain, A. Gould, G. McEntaggart, S.A.R. Webb; Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney: D. Gattas, D. Rajbhandari, C. Rees; Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands: S. Baker, A. Bicknell, B. Roberts; St Andrew's Hospital, Adelaide: N. Edwards, S. Reay, M. White; St. Andrew's hospital, Toowoomba: M. Chinthamuneedi, S. Reay; St George Hospital, Sydney: D. Inskip, D. Lamb, J. Myburgh, R. Sidoli; St. John of God Health Care, Murdoch, Perth: D. Blythe; St. John of God Health Care, Subiaco, Perth - S. Webb. St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne: J. Santamaria, R. Smith; St Vincent's Sydney: P. Nair, C. Reynolds; St Vincent's Hospital, Toowoomba: M. Chinthamuneedi, S. Reay; Southland Hospital, Invercargill, NZ: C. Schneider, A. Robertson; Sydney Adventist Hospital, Sydney: C. Bradford; Sydney Children's Hospital, Sydney: A. Numa, G. Williams, J. Young; Tamworth Base Hospital, Tamworth: C. Trewethy; Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth, NZ: P. Marko, M. Mitchell; Tauranga Hospital, Tauranga, NZ: T. Browne, J. Goodson; Timaru Hospital, South Canterbury, NZ: R. Whitticase; The Valley Private Hospital, Melbourne: O. Monteiro; Toowoomba Base Hospital, Toowoomba: J. Evans; Townsville Hospital, Townsville: G. Gordon, L. Jones, S. Radtke; Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, Wagga Wagga: C. Early, P. McDonald, S. Mcgilvery; Whakatane Hospital, Whakatane, NZ: R. Edwards, J. Goodson; Warringal Private, Heidelberg: G. Hart, G. Eastwood; Wellington Hospital, Wellington, NZ: L. Andrews, P. Hicks, D. Mackle; Western Hospital, Melbourne: J. Butler, C. French, L. Keen, F. McGain; Westmead Hospital, Sydney: R. Boyd, V. Nayyar, C. Skelly, E. Stachowski; Whangarei Area Hospital, Northland, NZ: D. Austin, M. Kalkoff, E. Meyer; Wollongong Hospital, Wollongong: B. Johnson, M. Sterba.