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Gavin JOYNT, Hong Kong / Director of Intensive Care


Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
[Qualifications]
MBBCh, Witwatersrand University, South Africa, 1984
FFA(SA)1991, Sub-specialty (Critical Care)1995, FHKCA1996, FHKCA(IC)1996
FHKAM(Anaesthesiology)1996, FCICM 2010 (Aus&NZ), FRCP (Edin) 2013

[Present Clinical positions]
Honorary Director, Intensive Care Unit
Dept. of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

[Present Academic position]
Professor, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

[Honorary Positions/Awards]
Honorary Professor, School of medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Honorary Life Member – Korean Society of Critical Care Medicine.

[Publication record]
More than 140 peer-reviewed publications, 25 book chapters and numerous published teaching manuals.

[Five most representative publications in recent 5 years]
1. Udy AA, Baptista JP, Lim NL, Joynt GM, Jarrett P, Wockner L, Boots RJ, Lipman J. Augmented Renal Clearance in
the ICU: Results of a Multicenter Observational Study of Renal Function in Critically Ill Patients With Normal Plasma
Creatinine Concentrations. Crit Care Med 201442:520-7.
2. Azoulay E, Timsit JF, Sprung CL, Soares M, Rusinová K, Lafabrie A, Abizanda R, Svantesson M, Rubulotta F, Ricou
B, Benoit D, Heyland D, Joynt G, Français A, Azeivedo-Maia P, Owczuk R, Benbenishty J, de Vita M, Valentin A,
Ksomos A, Cohen S, Kompan L, Ho K, Abroug F, Kaarlola A, Gerlach H, Kyprianou T, Michalsen A, Chevret S,
Schlemmer B. Prevalence and Factors of Intensive Care Unit Conflicts: The Conflicus Study. Am J Respir Crit Care
Med 2009 180: 853-60.
3. Roberts JA, Joynt GM, Choi GY, Gomersall CD, Lipman J. How to optimise antimicrobial prescriptions in the Intensive
Care Unit: principles of individualised dosing using pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Int J Antimicrob
Agents 201239:187-92.
4. Weng L, Joynt GM, Lee A, Du B, Leung P, Peng J, Gomersall CD, Hu X, Yap HY The Chinese Critical Care Ethics
Group. Attitudes towards ethical problems in critical care medicine: the Chinese perspective. Intensive Care Med
201137:655-64.
5. Yang XX, Critchley LA, Joynt GM. Determination of the precision error of the pulmonary artery thermodilution catheter
using an in vitro continuous flow test rig. Anesth Analg. 2011112:70-7.

[Five representative publications beyond the recent 5 years]
1. Joynt GM, Gomersall CD, Buckley TA, Oh TE, Young RA, Freebairn RC. Comparison of intrathoracic and intra-
abdominal measurements of central venous pressure. Lancet 1996347:1155-7.
2. Joynt GM, Lipman J, Gomersall CD, Young RJ, Wong ELY, Gin T. The pharmacokinetics of once daily dosing of
ceftriaxone in critically ill patients. J Antimicrob Chemother 200147:421-29.
3. Joynt GM, Gomersall CD, Tan P, Lee A, Cheng CAY, Wong ELY. Prospective evaluation of patients refused
admission to an intensive care unit - triage, futility and outcome. Intensive Care Med 200127:1459-65.
4. Joynt GM, Lipman J, Gomersall CD, Tan I and Scribante J. Gastric intramucosal pH and blood lactate in severe
sepsis. Anaesthesia 1997 52: 726-32.
5. Gomersall CD, Joynt GM, Freebairn RC, Hung V, Buckley TA, Oh TE. Resuscitation of critically ill patients based on
the results of gastric tonometry. A prospective randomized controlled trial. Crit Care Med 2000 28: 607-14.