Chapter on supporting pediatric patients 

June 2017




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 SCCM 2017

Star Research Award



         New York Times July 2013


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Award June 2013





PubMed Bibliography link


1. Colville GA, Pierce CM, Peters MJ. Self-reported fatigue in children following intensive care treatment. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2019; 20:e98-e101 abstract

2. Rodríguez-Rey R, Alonso-Tapia J, Colville G. Prediction of parental posttraumatic stress, anxiety and depression after a child's critical hospitalization. Journal of Critical Care 2018;45:149-155. abstract

3. Colville G, Rabinthiran S, Chaudry-Daley Z, Dawson D, Perkins-Porras L. A survey of moral distress in ICU staff. J Intensive Care Society 2018 July 17, 2018   link

4. Watson RS, Choong K, Colville G, Crow S, Dervan LA, Hopkins RO, Knoester H, Pollack MM, Rennick J, Curley MAQ. Life after Critical Illness in Children-Toward an Understanding of Pediatric Post-intensive Care Syndrome.J Pediatr. 2018; 198:16-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.12.084. link

5. Manning JC, Pinto NP, Rennick JE, Colville G, Curley MAQ. Conceptualizing Post Intensive Care Syndrome in Children – The PICS-p Framework. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2018; 8;19:298-300. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001476 abstract

6. Colville GA, Smith JG. Authors’ reply re The overlap between burnout and depression in ICU staff. Critical Care Medicine 2018 46(2) e180-181 link

7. Colville GA, Smith JG. The Overlap Between Burnout and Depression in ICU Staff. Critical Care Medicine 2017; 45: e1102–e1103 link

8. Colville G. Commentary: Paediatric intensive care nurses report higher empathy but also higher burnout than other health professionals. Evidence Based Nursing. 2018; 21:25. link

9. Colville GA, Smith JG, Brierley J, Citron K, Nguru NM, Shaunak P, Tam O, Perkins-Porras L. Coping with staff burnout and work-related posttraumatic stress in intensive care Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2017; 18(7): e267-e273 doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001179 abstract

10. Colville GA Narrative Exposure Therapy with parents who have been traumatized in pediatric setttings: a case series. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology 2017; 5(2): 161-169 abstract pdf

11. Colville G Children's delusional memories of intensive care - as aspect of paediatric delirium? Annals of Delirium 2016;17:11-14 pdf

12. Colville G Commentary on: Franck LS, Wray J, Gay C, et al. Predictors of parent post-traumatic stress symptoms after child hospitalization on general pediatric wards: a prospective cohort study (2016). BMJ Evidence-Based Nursing 2016; 19(1): 13 pdf

13. Colville GA Psychological aspects of care of the critically ill child. J Pediatr Intensive Care 2015; 4(4): 182-187 pdf

14. Samuel VM, Colville GA, Goodwin S, Ryninks K, Dean S. The Value of Screening Parents for Their Risk of Developing Psychological Symptoms After PICU: A Feasibility Study Evaluating a Pediatric Intensive Care Follow-Up Clinic. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2015; 16(9): 808-813 pdf

15. Colville G The 'lonely predicament'. BMJ 2015;350:h3346 pdf

16. Colville G, Dalia C, Brierley J, Abbas K, Morgan H, Perkins-Porras L. Burnout and traumatic stress in staff working in paediatric intensive care: associations with resilience and coping strategies. Intensive Care Med 2015;41(2):364-5 pdf  

17. Colville GA, Pierce CM. Children’s self-reported quality of life after intensive care treatment. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2013: 14(2) ; e85-e92 pdf

18. Colville G. Paediatric Intensive Care. The Psychologist 2012 25(3); 206-209 pdf

19. Colville G, Pierce C. Patterns of post-traumatic stress symptoms in families after paediatric intensive care. Intensive Care Medicine. Intensive Care Med. 2012 ;38(9):1523-31 pdf

20. Atkins E, Colville G, John M. A 'biopsychosocial' model for recovery: A grounded theory study of families' journeys after a Paediatric Intensive Care Admission. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing 2012; 28(3):133-40 pdf

21. Colville GA, Cream PR, Kerry SM. Do parents benefit form the offer of a follow-up appointment after their child's admission to intensive care?: an exploratory randomised controlled trial. Intensive Critical Care Nursing 2010; 26(3):146-153. pdf

22. Colville G, Cream P. Post-traumatic growth in parents after a child's admission to intensive care: maybe Nietzsche was right? Intensive Care Medicine 2009; 35(5) : 919-923. pdf

    23. Colville G, Darkins J, Hesketh J, Bennett V, Alcock J, Noyes J. The impact on parents of a child's admission to intensive care: integration of qualitative findings from a cross-sectional study. Intensive Crit Care Nurs 2009; 25(2) : 72-9. pdf

    24. Colville G. Rats, cats and scorpions: children's hallucinations in paediatric intensive care (Editorial).  Br J Hosp Med 2008; 69 (9): 492-3. pdf

    25. Colville G. The psychologic impact on children of admission to intensive care. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2008;55(3):605-16 pdf

    26. Colville G, Kerry S and Pierce C. Children’s factual and delusional memories of Intensive Care. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2008;177:976-982. pdf

    27. Colville GA, Gracey D. Mothers' recollections of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit: associations with psychopathology and views on follow up.: Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2006 Feb;22(1):49-55. pdf

    28. Colville GA . The impact of admission to paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) on the child and family. In : The Psychological Challenges of Intensive Care. S Ridley ed. Critical Care Focus Series. Oxford, UK: BMJ Books, Wiley Blackwell, 2005. pdf

    29. Colville GA, Mok Q. Psychological management of two cases of self injury on the paediatric intensive care unit. Arch Dis Child. 2003 Apr;88(4):335-6. pdf

    30. Colville G, Orr F, Gracey D."The worst journey of our lives": parents' experiences of a specialised paediatric retrieval service. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2003 Apr;19(2):103-8. pdf

    31. Colville GA. Commissioned Review: The role of a psychologist on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. Child Psychology and Psychiatry Review 2001 6:(3) 102-105. pdf

    32. Colville GA Psychosocial support on the paediatric intensive care unit: a UK survey. Care of the Critically Ill 1998 14:(1) 25-28. pdf

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