Karen Smith

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20002020
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2000
11 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic external defibrillators: changing the way we manage ventricular fibrillation

Smith, K. L., Cameron, P. A., Peeters, A., Meyer, A. D. & McNeil, J. J., 2000, In : Medical Journal of Australia. p. 384 - 388 5 p.

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2001
14 Citations (Scopus)

Acceptance of a medical first-responder role by fire fighters

Smith, K. L., Rich, D., Pinol, J. P., Hankin, J. & McNeil, J. J., 2001, In : Resuscitation. 51, p. 33 - 38 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Asystolic cardiac arrest in Melbourne, Australia

Meyer, A. D. M., Bernard, S. A., Smith, K. L., McNeil, J. J. & Cameron, P. A., 2001, In : Emergency Medicine. 13, p. 186 - 189 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Predicted impact on Victoria's ambulance services of a new major trauma system

Peeters, A., Smith, K. L., Cameron, P. A. & McNeil, J. J., 2001, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 71, 12, p. 747 - 752 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)

Results from the first 12 months of a fire first-responder program in Australia

Smith, K. L., Peeters, A. & McNeil, J. J., 2001, In : Resuscitation. 49, p. 143 - 150 8 p.

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2002
43 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac arrests treated by ambulance paramedics and fire fighters

Smith, K. L. & McNeil, J. J., 2002, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 177, p. 305 - 309 5 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Knowledge of heart attack symptoms in a community survey of Victoria

Smith, K. L., Cameron, P. A., Meyer, A. D. M. & McNeil, J. J., 2002, In : Emergency Medicine. 14, 3, p. 255 - 260 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

The use of rapid sequence intubation by ambulance paramedics for patients with severe head injury

Bernard, S. A., Smith, K. L., Foster, S. G., Hogan, P. & Patrick, I., 2002, In : Emergency Medicine. 14, p. 406 - 411 6 p.

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3706 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of comatose survivors of out of hospital cardiac arrest with induced hypothermia

Bernard, S. A., Gray, T. W., Buist, M. D., Jones, B. M., Silvester, W., Gutteridge, G. & Smith, K. L., 2002, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 346, 8, p. 557 - 563 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2003
383 Citations (Scopus)

Induced hypothermia using large volume, ice-cold intravenous fluid in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a preliminary report

Bernard, S. A., Buist, M. D., Monteiro, O. & Smith, K. L., 2003, In : Resuscitation. 56, 1, p. 9 - 13 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Is the public equipped to act in out of hospital cardiac emergencies?

Smith, K. L., Cameron, P. A., Meyer, A. D. M. & McNeil, J. J., 2003, In : Emergency Medicine Journal. 20, 1, p. 85 - 87 3 p.

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2004
126 Citations (Scopus)

Developing Australia's first statewide trauma registry: what are the lessons?

Cameron, P., Finch, C., Gabbe, B. J., Collins, L. J., Smith, K. L. & McNeil, J. J., 2004, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 74, 6, p. 424 - 428 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2005
40 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of mortality, length of stay and discharge destination in blunt trauma

Gabbe, B. J., Cameron, P. A., Wolfe, R. S. J., Simpson, P. M., Smith, K. L. & McNeil, J. J., 2005, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 75, 8, p. 650 - 656 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Prehospital prediction of intensive care unit stay and mortality in blunt trauma patients

Gabbe, B. J., Cameron, P. A., Wolfe, R. S. J., Simpson, P. M., Smith, K. L. & McNeil, J. J., 2005, In : The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 59, 2, p. 458 - 465 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

93 Citations (Scopus)

The trauma registry as a statewide quality improvement tool

Cameron, P. A., Gabbe, B. J., McNeil, J. J., Finch, C. F., Smith, K. L., Cooper, D. J., Judson, R. & Kossmann, T. K., 2005, In : The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 59, 6, p. 1469 - 1476 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2006
75 Citations (Scopus)

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Victoria: rural and urban outcomes

Jennings, P. A., Cameron, P., Walker, T., Bernard, S. A. & Smith, K. L., 2006, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 185, 3, p. 135 - 139 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2007
27 Citations (Scopus)

Could bystander first-aid prevent trauma deaths at the scene of injury?

Ashour, A., Cameron, P. A., Bernard, S. A., Fitzgerald, M., Smith, K. L. & Walker, T., 2007, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 19, 2, p. 163 - 168 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2008
33 Citations (Scopus)

Prehospital prediction of the severity of blunt anatomic injury

Mulholland, S. A., Cameron, P. A., Gabbe, B. J., Williamson, O. D., Young, K., Smith, K. L. & Bernard, S. A., 2008, In : The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 64, 3, p. 754 - 760 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2010
44 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology of paediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Melbourne, Australia

Deasy, C., Bernard, S. A., Cameron, P., Jaison, A., Smith, K., Harriss, L., Walker, T., Masci, K. & Tibballs, J., 2010, In : Resuscitation. 81, 9, p. 1095 - 1100 6 p.

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204 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of therapeutic hypothermia by paramedics after resuscitation from out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest: A randomized controlled trial

Bernard, S. A., Smith, K., Cameron, P., Masci, K., Taylor, D. M., Cooper, D. J., Kelly, A-M., Silvester, W. & Mulholland, E. L., 2010, In : Circulation. 122, 7, p. 737 - 742 6 p.

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177 Citations (Scopus)

Prehospital rapid sequence intubation improves functional outcome for patients with severe traumatic brain injury: A randomized controlled trial

Bernard, S., Nguyen, V., Cameron, P., Masci, K., Fitzgerald, M., Cooper, D., Walker, T., Myles, P. S., Murray, L. J., Taylor, D., Smith, K., Patrick, I., Edington, J., Bacon, A., Rosenfeld, J. & Judson, R., 2010, In : Annals of Surgery. 252, 6, p. 959 - 965 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2011
45 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac arrest outcomes before and after the 2005 resuscitation guidelines implementation: Evidence of improvement?

Deasy, C., Bray, J., Smith, K., Wolfe, R., Harriss, L., Bernard, S. & Cameron, P., 2011, In : Resuscitation. 82, 8, p. 984 - 988 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Changing EMS dispatcher CPR instructions to 400 compressions before mouth-to-mouth improved bystander CPR rates

Bray, J., Deasy, C., Walsh, J., Bacon, A., Currell, A. & Smith, K., 2011, In : Resuscitation. 82, 11, p. 1393 - 1398 6 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Design of the RINSE Trial: The Rapid Infusion of cold Normal Saline by paramedics during CPR

Deasy, C., Bernard, S., Cameron, P., Jacobs, I., Smith, K., Hein, C., Grantham, H., Finn, J. & RINSE investigators, 13 Oct 2011, In : BMC Emergency Medicine. 11, 6 p., 17.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Differentiation of confirmed major trauma patients and potential major trauma patients using pre-hospital trauma triage criteria

Cox, S. C., Smith, K. L., Currell, A. H., Harriss, L., Barger, B. & Cameron, P., 2011, In : Injury. 42, p. 889 - 895 6 p.

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93 Citations (Scopus)

Hospital characteristics are associated with patient outcomes following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Stub, D., Smith, K., Bray, J., Bernard, S., Duffy, S. J. & Kaye, D., 2011, In : Heart. 97, 18, p. 1489 - 1494 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

45 Citations (Scopus)

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the older age groups in Melbourne, Australia

Deasy, C., Bray, J., Smith, K., Harriss, L., Bernard, S. & Cameron, P., 2011, In : Resuscitation. 82, 4, p. 398 - 403 6 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in young adults in Melbourne, Australia

Deasy, C., Bray, J. E., Smith, K., Harriss, L. R., Bernard, S. A. & Cameron, P., Jul 2011, In : Resuscitation. 82, 7, p. 830-834 5 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in young adults in Melbourne, Australia - adding coronial data to a cardiac arrest registry

Deasy, C., Bray, J., Smith, K., Harriss, L. R., Bernard, S. & Cameron, P., 2011, In : Resuscitation. 82, 10, p. 1302 - 1306 5 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2012
10 Citations (Scopus)

An automated CPR device compared with standard chest compressions for out-of-hospital resuscitation

Jennings, P. A., Harriss, L., Bernard, S. A., Bray, J. E., Walker, T., Spelman, T. D., Smith, K. & Cameron, P., 2012, In : BMC Emergency Medicine. 12, 8, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Do we need cardiac arrest centres in Australia?

Stub, D. A., Bernard, S. A., Smith, K. L., Bray, J. E., Cameron, P., Duffy, S. & Kaye, D. M., 2012, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 42, 11, p. 1173 - 1179 7 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the Victorian state adult pre-hospital trauma triage criteria

Cox, S., Currell, A. H., Harriss, L. R., Barger, B., Cameron, P. & Smith, K. L., 2012, In : Injury. 43, 5, p. 573 - 581 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

99 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of prehospital therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from nonventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest

Bernard, S. A., Smith, K., Cameron, P., Masci, K., Taylor, D. M., Cooper, D. J., Kelly, A-M. & Silvester, W., 2012, In : Critical Care Medicine. 40, 3, p. 747 - 753 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Paediatric traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Melbourne, Australia

Deasy, C., Bray, J. E., Smith, K., Hall, D., Morrison, C., Bernard, S. & Cameron, P., 2012, In : Resuscitation. 83, 4, p. 471 - 475 5 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in residential aged care facilities in Melbourne, Australia

Deasy, C., Bray, J., Smith, K. L., Harriss, L., Bernard, S., Davidson, P. & Cameron, P., 2012, In : Resuscitation. 83, 1, p. 58 - 62 5 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Melbourne, Australia

Deasy, C., Bray, J., Smith, K., Harriss, L. R., Morrison, C., Bernard, S. & Cameron, P., 2012, In : Resuscitation. 83, 4, p. 465 - 470 6 p.

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2013
29 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol intoxication in the context of major public holidays, sporting and social events: a time-series analysis in Melbourne, Australia, 2000-2009

Lloyd, B., Mathews, S. L., Livingston, M. J., Jayasekara, H. & Smith, K., 2013, In : Addiction. 108, 4, p. 701 - 709 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Ambulance demand: random events or predicable patterns?

Cantwell, K. S., Dietze, P., Morgans, A. E. & Smith, K. L., 2013, In : Emergency Medicine Journal. 30, 11, p. 883 - 887 5 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Drowning related out-of-hospital cardiac arrests: Characteristics and outcomes

Dyson, K. L., Morgans, A. E., Bray, J. E., Matthews, B. & Smith, K. L., 2013, In : Resuscitation. 84, 8, p. 1114 - 1118 5 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring gender differences and the "oestrogen effect" in an Australian out-of-hospital cardiac arrest population

Bray, J. E., Stub, D. A., Bernard, S. A. & Smith, K. L., 2013, In : Resuscitation. 84, 7, p. 957 - 963 7 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)

Hanging-associated out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Melbourne, Australia

Deasy, C., Bray, J. E., Smith, K. L., Bernard, S. A. & Cameron, P., 2013, In : Emergency Medicine Journal. 30, 1, p. 38 - 42 5 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

Survival in patients with myocardial infarction complicated by out-of-hospital cardiac arrest undergoing emergency percutaneous coronary intervention

Lim, H. S., Stub, D., Ajani, A., Andrianopoulos, N., Reid, C., Charter, K., Black, A., Smith, K., New, G., Chan, W., Lim, C., Farouque, O., Shaw, J., Brennan, A., Duffy, S. J. & Clark, D., 2013, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 166, 2, p. 425 - 430 6 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)

The development of a data-matching algorithm to define the 'case patient'

Cox, S., Martin, R., Somaia, P. & Smith, K., 2013, In : Australian Health Review. 37, 1, p. 54-59 6 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of monitored out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia utilising the precordial thump

Nehme, Z., Andrew, E. P., Bernard, S. A. & Smith, K. L., 2013, In : Resuscitation. 84, 12, p. 1691 - 1696 6 p.

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2014
15 Citations (Scopus)

Advancing age and trauma: triage destination compliance and mortality in Victoria, Australia

Cox, S., Morrison, C. N., Cameron, P. & Smith, K. L., 2014, In : Injury. 45, 9, p. 1312 - 1319 8 p.

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