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Dr Gardiner is a Consultant in Adult Intensive Care Medicine. In 2009 he was appointed Clinical Lead for Organ Donation, Nottingham University Hospitals and in September 2011 he became the inaugural Regional Clinical Lead for Organ Donation in the Midlands. In February 2012 he joined the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, Donation Ethics Committee. In June 2013 he was appointed Deputy National Clinical Lead for Organ Donation and stepped down from his local and regional CLOD duties. He is the co-chair of the deceased working group for

Dr Gardiner lectures and publishes on intensive care ethics, organ donation and the diagnosis of death throughout the UK.



Peer Reviewed Journals

Taylor T, Dineen RA, Gardiner DC, Buss CH, Howatson A, Pace NL. Computed tomography (CT) angiography for confirmation of the clinical diagnosis of brain death. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD009694. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009694.pub2.

Fenner H, Buss C, Gardiner D (2014)
Intensive care staff attitudes to deceased organ donation. JICS 15(1):53-6.

Gardiner D, Danbury C & Manara A (2013) “Confirming death using neurological criteria: are two sets of tests better than one?”
JICS 14(1):6-7.

Taylor T, Dineen RA, Gardiner DC, Buss CH, Howatson A, Chuzhanova NA & Pace NL. (2012) Computed tomography (CT) angiography for confirmation of the clinical diagnosis of brain death. The Cochrane Library.

Wood C, Buss C, Buttery A & Gardiner D (2012) “Evaluation of deceased donation simulation.”
JICS 13(2):107-14.

Gardiner D, Shemie S, Manara A & Opdam H (2012) “International perspective on the diagnosis of death”
BJA 108 Suppl 1:i14-28.

Re: “International perspective on the diagnosis of death”
BJA 108 (5): author reply 877.

Sharman A, Gardiner D & Girling K (2010) “Anticoagulant use in renal replacement therapy in the Mid Trent Critical Care Network: a survey of practice.”
JICS 11(2):138-43.

Gardiner D & Sparrow R (2010) “Not Dead Yet” Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 19(1): 17-26.

Buss C, Brander J, Brown S & Gardiner D (2010) “Midazolam and Brainstem Testing.”
JICS 11(1): 59. Winning Clinical Practice Free Paper Presentation Award at the Winter Meeting of the Intensive Care Society London 2009.

Knight DJ, Gardiner D, Banks A, Snape SE, Weston VC, Bengmark S, Girling KJ. (2009) “Effect of synbiotic therapy on the incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia in critically ill patients: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.”
Intensive Care Med May: 35(5):854-61.

Gardiner D (2008) “Are you coming to work during pandemic flu?”
Anaesthesia 63(8):803-5.

Re: Are you coming to work during pandemic flu? Harwood RJ.
Anaesthesia. 2009 Feb;64(2):217-8; author reply 219.

Gardiner D (2008) “Report on the 4th International Meeting on Transplantation from Non-Heart Beating Donors: London 15-16 May 2008”
JICS 9(2): 206.

Gardiner D & Riley B (2007) “Non-heart-beating organ donation - solution or a step too far?”
Anaesthesia 62(5): 431-3.

Gardiner D (2007) “An unethical marriage - the Human Tissue Act and the UK NHS Organ Donor Register”
JICS 8(2): 42-3.

Non-Peer Reviewed Journals
Harvey D & Gardiner D (2010) “Implementing a regional training programme in intensive care medicine.” The Royal College of Anesthetists: Bulletin 61: 46-8.

Harvey D & Gardiner D (2012) “Diagnosing Death - practical vs. philosophical. A reply to Death and legal fictions by Seema K Shah, Robert D Truog & Franklin G Miller.”J Med Ethics Published January 23rd.

Gardiner D, Allen J & Hulme W (2013) “UK donation and transplantation efficiency” ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Moncaster G, Gurumoorthi S & Gardiner D (2013)
“Myotonic dystrophy as a confounder to diagnosing death using neurological criteria (Brainstem Death)“ ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Gardiner D, Allen J, Hulme W & Murphy P (2013)
“Regional contribution to the 50% increase in UK organ donation” ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Gardiner D, Richards S & Bramhall S (2013)
“Evaluation into ‘failed’ brainstem death testing in the Midlands” ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Manara AR, Allen J & Gardiner D (2013) “
Is Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) increasingly acceptable to the UK Critical Care Community” ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Nizam S, Pattani H & Gardiner D (2009) “A Review of One Years Tracheostomy Experience.” ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Harvey D & Gardiner D (2008) “A Multi Component Regional Education Program” ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Pattani H & Gardiner D (2008) “Safety of the Rapid Shallow Breathing Index” ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Potton E, Yiannakis E, Pattani H & Gardiner D (2008) “Contrast Induced Nephropathy in Critical Care Patients” ICS Winter Meeting, London.
Sharman A, Winter R & Gardiner D (2007) “A Survey of Anticoagulant Use in Renal Replacement Therapy in General Adult Intensive Care Units in England 2007” ICS Winter Meeting, London.