Professor Imogen Mitchell

BSc(Hons), MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FRACP, FCICM
Acting Executive Director of Research & Academic Partnerships, Canberra Health Services
Professor, ANU Medical School
Intensive Care Specialist, Canberra Health Services

Professor Imogen Mitchell is a Professor at the ANU Medical School, Acting Executive Director of Research & Academic Partnerships, Canberra Health Services, and Senior Specialist in the Intensive Care Unit at Canberra Hospital.

Professor Mitchell was Director of the ANU Medical School from 2017 to 2020.

  • Scholz, B, Goncharov, L, Emmerich, N et al. 2020, 'Clinicians� accounts of communication with patients in end-of-life care contexts: A systematic review', Patient Education and Counseling, vol. 103, no. 10, pp. 1913-1921.
  • Maubach, N, Batten, M, Jones, S et al 2019, 'End-of-life care in an Australian acute hospital: a retrospective observational study', Internal Medical Journal, vol. 49, no. 11, pp. 1400-1405.
  • Rebel, A, Marzano, V, Green, M et al 2019, 'Mobilisation is feasible in intensive care patients receiving vasoactive therapy: An observational study', Australian Critical Care, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 139-146.
  • Rai, S, Brown, R, van Haren, F et al 2019, 'Long-term follow-up for Psychological stRess in Intensive CarE (PRICE) survivors: Study protocol for a multicentre, prospective observational cohort study in Australian intensive care units', BMJ Open, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. Article number e023310.
  • Anstey, M, Litton, E, Trevenen, M et al 2019, 'The prevalence of perceptions of mismatch between treatment intensity and achievable goals of care in the intensive care unit: a cross-sectional study', Intensive Care Medicine, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 459-467.
  • Gunasekaran, B, Scott, C, Ducharlet, K et al 2019, 'Recognising and managing dying patients in the acute hospital setting: can we do better?', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 119-122.
  • Anstey, M, Litton, E, Jha, N et al 2018, 'A comparison of the opinions of intensive care unit staff and family members of the treatment intensity received by patients admitted to an intensive care unit: A multicentre survey', Australian Critical Care, vol. 32, pp. 378-382.
  • Martin, G, Aveling, E, Campbell, A et al 2018, 'Making soft intelligence hard: A multi-site qualitative study of challenges relating to voice about safety concerns', BMJ Quality and Safety, vol. 27, no. 9, pp. 710-717.
  • Venkatesh, B, Mehta, S, Angus, D et al 2018, 'Women in Intensive Care study: a preliminary assessment of international data on female representation in the ICU physician workforce, leadership and academic positions', Critical Care, vol. 22, no. 211, pp. 1-9.
  • Hoffman, K, Loong, B, Mitchell, I et al. 2018, 'Discrepancy between factors associated with long-term outcome in very old patients referred to the intensive care unit, and prevalence of treatment limitations', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 344-346pp.
  • Batten, M, Nguyen, B, Burke, B et al 2018, 'End-of-life care of oncology inpatients: Are we getting it right?', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. e528-e534pp.
  • Marzano, V, Wang, J, Neeman, T et al 2018, 'Walking for the weekend – Is there a weekend effect for mobilisation practices in ICU? An observational study', Australian Critical Care, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 1pp.
  • Rebel, A, Marzano, V, Green, M et al 2018, 'Take a walk on the wild side - Mobilising ICU patients on vasoactive infusions: An observational study', Australian Critical Care, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 1pp.
  • Brock, C, Marzano, V, Wang, J et al 2018, 'What are the barriers to mobilising ICU patients in a low-sedation high-mobilisation unit? An observational study', Australian Critical Care, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 1pp.
  • Green, M, Marzano, V, Bissett, B et al 2018, 'Our patients, their experiences, their lives: What is life like 12 months after intensive care?', Australian Critical Care, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 1pp.
  • Brock, C, Marzano, V, Green, M et al 2018, 'Deï¬?ning new barriers to mobilisation in a highly active intensive care unit – have we found the ceiling? An observational study', Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care, vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 380-385.
  • Siiteri, O, Mitchell, I & Robertson, S 2018, 'Quick sepsis-related organ failure assessment unlikely to aid in the identification of retrieval patients at risk of an adverse outcome', Australian Critical Care, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 1pp.
  • Anstey, M, Watts, N, Orford, N et al 2017, 'Does anyone ever expect to die?', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 466-468pp.
  • Kecskes, Z & Mitchell, I 2017, 'Teaching future doctors for modern health care', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 206, no. 4, pp. 158-159pp.
  • Kecskes, Z & Mitchell, I 2017, 'Introducing a new series on innovations in medical education', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 206, no. 1, pp. 13-14pp.
  • Bucknall, T, Harvey, G, Considine, J et al 2017, 'Prioritising Responses Of Nurses To deteriorating patient Observations (PRONTO) protocol: Testing the effectiveness of a facilitation intervention in a pragmatic, cluster-randomised trial with an embedded process evaluation and cost analysis', Implementation Science, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. -.
  • Mitchell, I, Schuster, A, Lynch, T et al 2017, 'Why don't end-of-life conversations go viral? A review of videos on YouTube', BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care - BMJ Journals, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 197-204.
  • Mitchell, I, Schuster, A, Smith, K et al 2016, 'Patient safety incident reporting: A qualitative study of thoughts and perceptions of experts 15 years after 'To Err is Human'', BMJ Quality and Safety, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 92-99.
  • Green, M, Marzano, V, Leditschke, I et al 2016, 'Mobilization of intensive care patients: A multidisciplinary practical guide for clinicians', Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, vol. 9, pp. 247-256.
  • Cardona-Morrell, M, Kim, J, Turner, R et al 2016, 'Non-beneficial treatments in hospital at the end of life: A systematic review on extent of the problem', International Journal for Quality in Health Care, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 456-469pp.
  • Stone, L, Douglas, K, Mitchell, I et al 2015, 'SEXUAL ABUSE OF DOCTORS BY DOCTORS PROFESSIONALISM COMPLEXITY AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HEALING', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 203, no. 4, pp. 170-171.
  • van Haren PhD, F, Cohen, J, McKee, A et al. 2015, 'Infection control in times of Ebola: How well are we training the next generation of intensivists in Australia and New Zealand?', Critical Care and Resuscitation, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 65-66.
  • Hargreaves, D, Greaves, F, Levay, C et al 2015, 'Comparison of Health Care Experience and Access Between Young and Older Adults in 11 High-Income Countries', Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 413-420.
  • Peake, S, Delaney, A, Bailey, M et al 2014, 'Goal-directed resuscitation for patients with early septic shock', New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 371, no. 16, pp. 1496-1506.
  • Zapasnik, K, Mitchell, I & Knight, D 2014, 'Using Modified Early Warning Scores to predict patients at risk of chorioamnionitis following preterm, prolonged rupture of membranes', Evidence Based Women's Health Journal, vol. 4, pp. 63-65.
  • Parakh, S, Piggin, A, Neeman, T et al 2014, 'Outcomes of Haematology/Oncology patients admitted to Intensive Care Unit at The Canberra Hospital', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 44, no. 11, pp. 1087-1094.
  • Delaney, A, Peake, S, Bellomo, R et al 2013, 'Australasian Resuscitation In Sepsis Evaluation trial statistical analysis plan', Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 406-415.
  • Bellomo, R, Lipcsey, M, Calzavacca, P et al 2013, 'Early acid-base and blood pressure effects of continuous renal replacement therapy intensity in patients with metabolic acidosis', Intensive Care Medicine, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 429-436.
  • Delaney, A, Peake, S, Bellomo, R et al 2013, 'The Australasian Resuscitation in Sepsis Evaluation (ARISE) trial statistical analysis plan', Critical Care and Resuscitation, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 162-171.
  • Jones, D, Mitchell, I, Hillman, K et al 2013, 'Defining clinical deterioration', Resuscitation, vol. 84, no. 8, pp. 1029-1034.
  • Iolovska, E, Bullard, H, Beckingham, W et al 2013, 'Vancomycin-resistant enterococci surveillance of intensive care patients: incidence and outcome of colonisation', Healthcare Infection, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 115-120.
  • McKay, H, Mitchell, I, Sinn, K et al 2013, 'Effect of a multifaceted intervention on documentation of vital signs and staff communication regarding deteriorating paediatric patients', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 48-56.
  • Leditschke, I, Green, M, Irvine, J et al 2012, 'What Are the Barriers to Mobilizing Intensive Care Patients?', Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 26-29.
  • Finfer, S, Liu, B, Chittock, D et al 2012, 'Hypoglycemia and risk of death in critically ill patients', New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 367, no. 12, pp. 1108-1118.
  • van Haren, F & Mitchell, I 2012, 'V1a receptor agonists: the search for clean and green alternatives to vasopressin', Critical Care Medicine, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 1999-2000.
  • Mitchell, I, Kulh, M & McKay, H 2011, 'Use of the modified early warning score in emergency medical units', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 195, no. 8, pp. 448-448.
  • Mitchell, I, McKay, H, Van Leuvan, C et al 2010, 'A prospective controlled trial of the effect of a multi-faceted intervention on early recognition and intervention in deteriorating hospital patients', Resuscitation, vol. 81, no. 6, pp. 658-666.
  • Finfer, S, Chittock, D, Yu Shuo Su, S et al 2009, 'Intensive versus Conventional Glucose Control in Critically Ill Patients', New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 360, no. 13, pp. 1283 - 1297.
  • Webb, S, Pettila, V, Seppelt, I et al 2009, 'Critical Care Services and 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Australia and New Zealand', New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 361, pp. 1925 -1934.
  • Van Leuvan, C & Mitchell, I 2008, 'Missed Opportunities? An observational study of vital sign measurements', Critical Care and Resuscitation, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 111-115.
  • Mitchell, I, Antoniou, B, Gosper, J et al 2008, 'A robust clinical review process: the catalyst for clinical governance in an Australian tertiary hospital', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 189, no. 8, pp. 451-455.
  • Doig, G, Simpson, F, Finfer, S et al 2008, 'Effect of Evidence-Based Feeding Guidelines on Mortality of Critically Ill Adults', JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 300, no. 23, pp. 2731-2741.
  • Mitchell, I, Knight, E, Gissane, J et al 2006, 'A Phase II Randomised Controlled Trial of Intensive Insulin Therapy in General Intensive Care Patients', Critical Care and Resuscitation, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 289-293.
  • Mitchell, I, Finfer, S, Bellomo, R et al 2006, 'Management of Blood Glucose in the Critically Ill in Australia and New Zealand: A Practice Survey and Inception Cohort Study', Intensive Care Medicine, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 867-874.

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