Clinical Affiliate, University of Sydney

Suzie Ferrie is a Clinical Affiliate at the University of Sydney. She has recently completed a PhD looking at methods of nutritional assessment for critically ill patients.

Experience

  • –present
    Critical Care Dietitian, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2007 
    University of New England, Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) Hons I
  • 1992 
    University of Sydney, Master of Nutrition & Dietetics

Publications

  • 2016
    Ferrie S, Allman-Farinelli M, Daley M, Smith K. Protein requirements in the critically ill: a randomised controlled trial using parenteral nutrition., JPEN 2016 [in press]
  • 2016
    Reid DB, Chapple LS, O’Connor SN. The effect of augmenting early nutritional energy delivery on quality of life and employment status one year after ICU admission. , Anaesth Int Care 2016; 44(3):406-412.
  • 2015
    Ridley EJ, Davies AR, Robins EJ, et al. Nutrition therapy in adult patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a prospective, multicentre, observational study. , Critical Care and Resuscitation 2015; 17(3):183-189.
  • 2014
    Ferrie S, Carey S, Ryan R, Sandroussi C, Jones L, Storey D. Parenteral nutrition with standard solutions: not the best solution for everyone?, Journal of Infusion Nursing 2014; 37(6):424-431.
  • 2013
    Ferrie S, Rand S, Palmer S. Back to basics: estimating protein requirements for adult hospital patients , Food and Nutrition Sciences 2013; 4(3):201-214.
  • 2013
    Carey S, Laws R, Ferrie S, Young J, Allman-Farinelli M. Struggling with food and eating – life after major upper gastrointestinal surgery. , Supportive Care in Cancer 2013; 21(10): 2749-2757.
  • 2013
    Carey S, Ferrie S, Ryan R, Beaton J, Young J, Allman-Farinelli M. Long term nutrition intervention following major upper gastrointestinal surgery: a prospective randomised controlled trial., Eur J Clin Nutr 2013;67(3):1-6.
  • 2013
    Ferrie S, Allman-Farinelli M. Commonly-used ‘nutritional’ indicators do not predict outcome in the critically ill: A systematic review., Nutrition in Clinical Practice 2013; 28:463-484.
  • 2013
    Ferrie S, Herkes R, Forrest P. Enteral feeding in critically ill patients requiring ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) support. , Intensive Care Medicine 2013; 39(11): 1989-1994.
  • 2013
    Conchin S, Muirhead R, Ferrie S, Carey S. Can’t we just let them eat? Defining and addressing under-use of the oral route in a post-surgical ward., Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2013;22(2): 200-205.
  • 2012
    Ferrie S.Case report of acute thiamine deficiency occurring as a complication of vitamin-free parenteral nutrition: pivotal paper. , Nutrition in Clinical Practice 2012; 27(1):68 - 71.
  • 2012
    Carey S, Ferrie S, Allman-Farinelli M. Long term nutrition support in gastrointestinal disease – a systematic review of the evidence., Nutrition 2012;28(1):4-8.
  • 2011
    Ferrie S, Daley M. Lactobacillus GG as treatment for diarrhoea during enteral feeding in ICU, JPEN 35(1):43-49,
  • 2011
    Ferrie S, Allman-Farinelli M. Development of a tool to measure dietitians’ involvement in ICU, Nutrition in Clinical Practice 26(3):330-338,
  • 2011
    Ferrie S, Allman-Farinelli M. Defining and evaluating the role of dietitians in intensive care, e-SPEN Journal 6(3): e121-e125,
  • 2011
    Ferrie S, Graham C, Hoyle M. Pancreatic enzyme supplementation for patients receiving enteral feeds., Nutrition in Clinical Practice 26(3):349-351,
  • 2011
    Ferrie S. Nutrition support in liver disease. In: Handbook of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, AM Skipper (Ed.), Boston: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 3rd Edition
  • 2011
    Carey SK, Ferrie S. Intestinal Failure. In: Advances in Medicine and Biology, Ed. Leon V. Berhardt, New York: Nova Publishers, 23rd edition,

Professional Memberships

  • Dietitians' Association of Australia
  • Australasian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Research Areas

  • Nutrition And Dietetics (1111)