Karen Smith

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20002020
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2016
11 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Paramedics' involvement in planned home birth: A one-year case study

McLelland, G., McKenna, L., Morgans, A. & Smith, K., Jul 2016, In : Midwifery. 38, p. 71-77 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Relating off-premises alcohol outlet density to intentional and unintentional injuries

Morrison, C., Smith, K., Gruenewald, P. J., Ponicki, W. R., Lee, J. P. & Cameron, P., Jan 2016, In : Addiction. 111, 1, p. 56-64 9 p.

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Selecting cases for feedback to pre-hospital clinicians: A pilot study

Brichko, L., Jennings, P., Bain, C., Smith, K. & Mitra, B., 2016, In : Australian Health Review. 40, 3, p. 306-310 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal trends in falls cases seen by EMS in Melbourne: The effect of residence on time of day and day of week patterns

Cantwell, K., Burgess, S., Morgans, A., Smith, K., Livingston, M. & Dietze, P., Jan 2016, In : Injury. 47, 1, p. 266-271 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

The epidemiology of pain in children treated by paramedics

Lord, B., Jennings, P. A. & Smith, K., 1 Jun 2016, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 28, 3, p. 319-324 6 p.

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The epidemiology of pre-hospital potential spinal cord injuries in Victoria, Australia: A six year retrospective cohort study

Oteir, A. O., Smith, K., Stoelwinder, J. U., Cox, S., Middleton, J. & Jennings, P. A., 17 Oct 2016, In : Injury Epidemiology. 3, 8 p., 25.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Utilisation of emergency medical services for severe hypoglycaemia: An unrecognised health care burden

Villani, M., Nanayakkara, N., Ranasinha, S., Tan, C. Y., Smith, K., Morgans, A., Soldatos, G., Teede, H. & Zoungas, S., Aug 2016, In : Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. 30, 6, p. 1081-1086 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

Appropriateness of cases presenting in the emergency department following ambulance service secondary telephone triage: A retrospective cohort study

Eastwood, K., Smith, K., Morgans, A. & Stoelwinder, J., 1 Oct 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 10, 11 p., e016845.

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34 Citations (Scopus)

Changing target temperature from 33 °C to 36 °C in the ICU management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A before and after study

Bray, J. E., Stub, D., Bloom, J. E., Segan, L., Mitra, B., Smith, K., Finn, J. & Bernard, S., 1 Apr 2017, In : Resuscitation. 113, p. 39-43 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Characteristics of Fixed Wing Air Ambulance Transports in Victoria, Australia

Delorenzo, A. J., Abetz, J. W., Andrew, E., de Wit, A., Williams, B. & Smith, K., Jul 2017, In : Air Medical Journal. 36, 4, p. 173-178 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical review of prehospital trauma deaths-The missing piece of the puzzle

Beck, B., Smith, K., Mercier, E. & Cameron, P., May 2017, In : Injury. 48, 5, p. 971-972 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Consciousness induced during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: An observational study

Olaussen, A., Nehme, Z., Shepherd, M., Jennings, P. A., Bernard, S., Mitra, B. & Smith, K., 1 Apr 2017, In : Resuscitation. 113, p. 44-50 7 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Deconstruction of Interhospital Transfer Workflow in Large Vessel Occlusion

Ng, F. C., Low, E., Andrew, E., Smith, K., Campbell, B. C. V., Hand, P. J., Crompton, D. E., Wijeratne, T., Dewey, H. M. & Choi, P. M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Stroke. 48, 7, p. 1976-1979 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Differences in emergency ambulance demand between older adults living in residential aged care facilities and those living in the community in Melbourne, Australia

Cantwell, K., Morgans, A., Smith, K., Livingston, M. & Dietze, P., Sep 2017, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 36, 3, p. 212-221 10 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of a mass media campaign on ambulance use for chest pain

Nehme, Z., Cameron, P. A., Akram, M., Patsamanis, H., Bray, J. E., Meredith, I. T. & Smith, K., 16 Jan 2017, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 206, 1, p. 30-35 6 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology of fatal and non-fatal drowning patients attended by paramedics in Victoria, Australia

Matthews, B. L., Andrew, E., Andronaco, R., Cox, S. & Smith, K., 3 Jul 2017, In : International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion.. 24, 3, p. 303-310 8 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of a public awareness campaign on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence and mortality rates

Nehme, Z., Andrew, E., Bernard, S., Patsamanis, H., Cameron, P., Bray, J. E., Meredith, I. T. & Smith, K., 1 Jun 2017, In : European Heart Journal. 38, 21, p. 1666-1673 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term survival following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Andrew, E., Nehme, Z., Wolfe, R., Bernard, S. & Smith, K. L., 1 Jul 2017, In : Heart. 103, 14, p. 1104-1110 7 p.

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Manual Versus Semiautomatic Rhythm Analysis and Defibrillation for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Nehme, Z., Andrew, E., Nair, R., Bernard, S. & Smith, K., 1 Jul 2017, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 10, 7, 10 p., e003577.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Paramedic attendance to older patients in Australia, and the prevalence and implications of psychosocial issues

Ross, L., Jennings, P. A., Smith, K. & Williams, B., 2 Jan 2017, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 21, 1, p. 32-38 7 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Paramedic Intubation Experience Is Associated With Successful Tube Placement but Not Cardiac Arrest Survival

Dyson, K., Bray, J. E., Smith, K., Bernard, S., Straney, L., Nair, R. & Finn, J., Sep 2017, In : Annals of Emergency Medicine. 70, 3, p. 382-390 9 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Paramedic resuscitation competency: A survey of Australian and New Zealand emergency medical services

Dyson, K., Bray, J. E., Smith, K., Bernard, S., Straney, L. & Finn, J., 1 Apr 2017, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 29, 2, p. 217-222 6 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting outcomes in traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: The relevance of Utstein factors

Beck, B., Bray, J. E., Cameron, P., Straney, L., Andrew, E., Bernard, S. & Smith, K., 1 Dec 2017, In : Emergency Medicine Journal. 34, 12, p. 786-792 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Prehospital Predictors of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Victoria, Australia

Oteir, A. O., Smith, K., Stoelwinder, J., Middleton, J. W., Cox, S., Sharwood, L. N. & Jennings, P. A., 17 Apr 2017, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 21, 5, p. 583-590 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrent out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Nehme, Z., Andrew, E., Nair, R., Bernard, S. & Smith, K., Dec 2017, In : Resuscitation. 121, p. 158-165 8 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Resuscitation attempts and duration in traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Beck, B., Bray, J. E., Cameron, P., Straney, L., Andrew, E., Bernard, S. & Smith, K., 1 Feb 2017, In : Resuscitation. 111, p. 14-21 8 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Stormy weather: A retrospective analysis of demand for emergency medical services during epidemic thunderstorm asthma

Andrew, E., Nehme, Z., Bernard, S., Abramson, M. J., Newbigin, E., Piper, B., Dunlop, J., Holman, P. & Smith, K., 2017, In : BMJ: British Medical Journal. 359, 8 p., j5636.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Survival in Out-of-hospital Rapid Sequence Intubation of Non-Traumatic Brain Pathologies

Fouche, P. F., Jennings, P. A., Smith, K., Boyle, M., Blecher, G., Knott, J., Raji, M., Rosengarten, P., Augello, M. R. & Bernard, S., Jun 2017, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 21, 6, p. 700-708 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
21 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of comorbidity on survival and long-term outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Andrew, E., Nehme, Z., Bernard, S. & Smith, K., 1 Jan 2017, In : Resuscitation. 110, p. 42-47 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

The linguistic and interactional factors impacting recognition and dispatch in emergency calls for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A mixed-method linguistic analysis study protocol

Riou, M., Ball, S. J., Williams, T. A., Whiteside, A., O'Halloran, K. L., Bray, J., Perkins, G. D., Cameron, P., Fatovich, D. M., Inoue, M., Bailey, P., Brink, D., Smith, K., Della, P. & Finn, J., 1 Jul 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 7, 8 p., e016510.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Time series modelling to forecast prehospital EMS demand for diabetic emergencies

Villani, M., Earnest, A., Nanayakkara, N., Smith, K., De Courten, B. & Zoungas, S., Dec 2017, In : BMC Health Services Research. 17, 1, 332.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Utilisation of prehospital emergency medical services for hyperglycaemia: A community-based observational study

Villani, M., Nanayakkara, N., Ranasinha, S., Earnest, A., Smith, K., Soldatos, G., Teede, H. & Zoungas, S., 1 Aug 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 8, 12 p., e0182413.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

‘Tell me exactly what's happened’: When linguistic choices affect the efficiency of emergency calls for cardiac arrest

Riou, M., Ball, S., Williams, T. A., Whiteside, A., O'Halloran, K. L., Bray, J., Perkins, G. D., Smith, K., Cameron, P., Fatovich, D. M., Inoue, M., Bailey, P., Brink, D. & Finn, J., 1 Aug 2017, In : Resuscitation. 117, p. 58-65 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Acute harms associated with inhalant misuse: Co-morbidities and trends relative to age and gender among ambulance attendees

Crossin, R., Scott, D., Witt, K. G., Duncan, J. R., Smith, K. & Lubman, D. I., 1 Sep 2018, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 190, p. 46-53 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Catch and release: evaluating the safety of non-fatal heroin overdose management in the out-of-hospital environment

Stam, N. C., Pilgrim, J. L., Drummer, O. H., Smith, K. & Gerostamoulos, D., 5 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Clinical Toxicology. p. 1-7 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterising risk of in-hospital mortality following cardiac arrest using machine learning: A retrospective international registry study

Nanayakkara, S., Fogarty, S., Tremeer, M., Ross, K., Richards, B., Bergmeir, C., Xu, S., Stub, D., Smith, K., Tacey, M., Liew, D., Pilcher, D. & Kaye, D. M., 1 Nov 2018, In : PLoS Medicine. 15, 11, 16 p., e1002709.

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Determining the effective dose of street-level heroin: A new way to consider fluctuations in heroin purity, mass and potential contribution to overdose

Stam, N. C., Gerostamoulos, D., Gerstner-Stevens, J., Scott, N., Smith, K., Drummer, O. H. & Pilgrim, J. L., 1 Sep 2018, In : Forensic Science International. 290, p. 219-226 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology of unplanned out-of-hospital births attended by paramedics

McLelland, G., McKenna, L., Morgans, A. & Smith, K., 8 Jan 2018, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 18, 1, 9 p., 15.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Identifying barriers to the provision of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in high-risk regions: A qualitative review of emergency calls

Case, R., Cartledge, S., Siedenburg, J., Smith, K., Straney, L., Barger, B., Finn, J. & Bray, J. E., 1 Aug 2018, In : Resuscitation. 129, p. 43-47 5 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen titration after resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A multi-centre, randomised controlled pilot study (the EXACT pilot trial)

Bray, J. E., Hein, C., Smith, K., Stephenson, M., Grantham, H., Finn, J., Stub, D., Cameron, P., Bernard, S. & on behalf of the EXACT Investigators, Jul 2018, In : Resuscitation. 128, p. 211-215 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Paramedics' perceptions of their scope of practice in caring for patients with nonmedical emergency-related mental health and/or alcohol and other drug problems: A qualitative study

McCann, T. V., Savic, M., Ferguson, N., Bosley, E., Smith, K., Roberts, L., Emond, K. & Lubman, D. I., 13 Dec 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 12, 16 p., e0208391.

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Patterns of emergency ambulance use, 2009–13: a comparison of older people living in Residential Aged Care Facilities and the Community

Dwyer, R., Gabbe, B., Tran, T. D., Smith, K. & Lowthian, J. A., 1 Jul 2018, In : Age and Ageing. 47, 4, p. 615–619 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Prehospital trauma death review in the State of Victoria, Australia: A study protocol

Mercier, E., Cameron, P. A., Smith, K. & Beck, B., 1 Jul 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 7, 6 p., e022070.

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