Associate Professor Rafidah Atan

Contact Details

Tel: +607 219 0624
Fax: +607 219 0601
Office: L2-06, Clinical School Johor Bahru
Email: rafidah.atan@monash.edu

Profile Summary

Rafidah joined Monash Malaysia in 2006 among other pioneer staff members of the school.  She is an intensivist by training and provides part-time clinical work in government and private hospitals.

Rafidah is a simulation enthusiast and frequently conducts simulation workshops and gives lectures on this topic. Her experience in simulation combines well with her other passion, which is teaching patient safety to medical undergraduates and junior doctors.

She also participates in clinical research in intensive care. Her PhD topic of research is on high cut-off hemofiltration in critically ill patients.

Qualifications

MBBS (Malaya), M.Anaes (Malaya), FANZCA, EDIC, GradCertClinSim, GradCertHighEd

Research Interests

i.    Clinical research in intensive care
ii.    Simulation in medical education
iii.    Health systems research pertaining to patient safety

Publications

Atan, R., Peck, L., Visvanathan, K., Skinner, N., Eastwood, G., Bellomo, R., . . . Goehl, H. (2016). High cut-off hemofiltration versus standard hemofiltration: effect on plasma cytokines. Int J Artif Organs, 39(9), 479-486. doi:10.5301/ijao.5000527

Atan, R., May, C., Bailey, S. R., Tanudji, M., Visvanathan, K., Skinner, N., . . . Storr, M. (2015). Nucleosome levels and toll-like receptor expression during high cut-off haemofiltration: a pilot assessment. Crit Care Resusc, 17(4), 239-243.

Atan, R., Virzi, G. M., Peck, L., Ramadas, A., Brocca, A., Eastwood, G., . . . Storr, M. (2014). High cut-off hemofiltration versus standard hemofiltration: a pilot assessment of effects on indices of apoptosis. Blood Purif, 37(4), 296-303. doi:10.1159/000363220

Atan, R., Crosbie, D., & Bellomo, R. (2013). Techniques of extracorporeal cytokine removal: a systematic review of the literature on animal experimental studies. Int J Artif Organs, 36(3), 149-158. doi:10.5301/ijao.5000128

Atan, R., Crosbie, D. C., & Bellomo, R. (2013). Techniques of extracorporeal cytokine removal: a systematic review of human studies. Ren Fail, 35(8), 1061-1070. doi:10.3109/0886022x.2013.815089

Atan, R., Crosbie, D., & Bellomo, R. (2012). Techniques of extracorporeal cytokine removal: a systematic review of the literature. Blood Purif, 33(1-3), 88-100. doi:10.1159/000333845