Prof. Gavin Joynt

MBBCh(Witwatersrand), FFA(S Africa), FHKCA, FHKCA(Intensive Care),FHKAM(Anaesthesiology), FCICM, FRCP(Edin)

Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Honorary Chief of Service of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Prince of Wales Hospital
Shatin, NT Hong Kong SAR

Honorary   Director
Intensive Care Unit,
Prince of Wales Hospital
Shatin, NT Hong Kong SAR



For details about citations arising from my publications and links to online versions of some of the publications, refer to: ID:C-7606-2009)


  • Flaatten H, Skaar E, Joynt GM. Understanding cardiovascular physiology of ageing. Intens Care Med. 2018;44(6):932-5. 

  • Joynt GM, Wong WT, Ling L, Lee A. Medical students and professionalism - Do the hidden curriculum and current role models fail our future doctors? Med Teach. 2018;40(4):395-9. 
  • Lee A, Mu JL, Chiu CH, Gin T, Underwood MJ, Joynt GM. Effect of motor subtypes of delirium in the intensive care unit on fast-track failure after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiov Sur. 2018;155(1):268-+. 
  • Leung CCH, Pun J, Lock G, Slade D, Gomersall CD, Wong WT, Joynt GM. Exploring the scope of communication content of mechanically ventilated patients. J Crit Care. 2018;44:136-41. 
  • Wong WT, Phua J, Joynt GM. Worldwide end-of-life practice for patients in ICUs. Curr Opin Anesthesio. 2018;31(2):172-8. 

  • Wise R, Bishop D, Joynt G, Rodseth R. Perioperative ARDS and lung injury: for anaesthesia and beyond.Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2018;24:32-39

  • Puntillo KA, Max A, Timsit JF, Ruckly S, Chanques G, Robleda G, Roche-Campo F, Mancebo J, Divatia JV, Soares M, Ionescu DC, Grintescu IM, Maggiore SM, Rusinova K, Owczuk R, Egerod I, Papathanassoglou EDE, Kyranou M, Joynt GM, Burghi G, Freebairn RC, Ho KM, Kaarlola A, Gerritsen RT, Kesecioglu J, Sulaj MMS, Norrenberg M, Benoit DD, Seha MSG, Hennein A, Pereira FJ, Benbenishty JS, Abroug F, Aquilina A, Monte JRC, An Y, Azoulay E.Pain distress: the negative emotion associated with procedures in ICU patients. Intensive Care Medicine44:1493-1501


  • Flaatten H, de Lange DW, Artigas A, Bin D, Moreno R, Christensen S, Joynt GM, Bagshaw SM, Sprung CL, Benoit D, Soares M, Guidet B. The status of intensive care medicine research and a future agenda for very old patients in the ICU. Intens Care Med. 2017;43(9):1319-28.
  • Lee A, Cheung YSL, Joynt GM, Leung CCH, Wong WT, Gomersall CD. Are high nurse workload/staffing ratios associated with decreased survival in critically ill patients? A cohort study. Ann Intensive Care. 2017;7.
  • Lee A, Mu JL, Joynt GM, Chiu CH, Lai VKW, Gin T, Underwood MJ. Risk prediction models for delirium in the intensive care unit after cardiac surgery: a systematic review and independent external validation. Brit J Anaesth. 2017;118(3):391-9.
  • Lee A, Mu JL, Joynt GM, Chiu CH, Lai VKW, Gin T, Underwood MJ. Predicting delirium: are we there yet? (vol 119, pg 281, 2017). Brit J Anaesth. 2017;119(6):1246-.
  • Tse AHW, Ling L, Joynt GM, Lee A. Prolonged infusion of sedatives and analgesics in adult intensive care patients: A systematic review of pharmacokinetic data reporting and quality of evidence. Pharmacol Res. 2017;117:156-65.