Karen Smith

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20002020
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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.

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A cross-sectional survey examining cardiopulmonary resuscitation training in households with heart disease

Cartledge, S., Finn, J., Smith, K., Straney, L., Stub, D. & Bray, J., Jun 2019, In : Collegian. 26, 3, p. 366-372 7 p.

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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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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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242 Citations (Scopus)

Air versus oxygen in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction

Stub, D. A., Smith, K. L., Bernard, S. A., Nehme, Z., Stephenson, M. W., Bray, J. E., Cameron, P., Barger, B., Ellims, A., Taylor, A. J., Meredith, I. T. & Kaye, D. M., 2015, In : Circulation. 131, 24, p. 2143 - 2150 8 p.

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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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Aligning ambulance dispatch priority to patient acuity: A methodology

Andrew, E., Jones, C., Stephenson, M., Walker, T., Bernard, S., Cameron, P. & Smith, K., Jun 2019, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 31, 3, p. 405-410 6 p.

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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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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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12 Citations (Scopus)

A novel approach for managing the growing demand for ambulance services by low-acuity patients

Eastwood, K., Morgans, A., Smith, K., Hodgkinson, A., Becker, G. A. & Stoelwinder, J., Aug 2016, In : Australian Health Review. 40, 4, p. 378-384 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Antenatal Emergency Care Provided by Paramedics: A One-Year Clinical Profile

McLelland, G., McKenna, L., Morgans, A. & Smith, K., 1 Jul 2016, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 20, 4, p. 531-538 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

A paramedic-staffed helicopter emergency medical service's response to winch missions in Victoria, Australia

Meadley, B., Heschl, S., Andrew, E., De Wit, A., Bernard, S. A. & Smith, K., 2016, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 20, 1, p. 106-110 5 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Apples to apples or apples to oranges? International variation in reporting of process and outcome of care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Nishiyama, C., Brown, S. P., May, S., Iwami, T., Koster, R., Beesems, S. G., Kuisma, M., Salo, A., Jacobs, I. G., Finn, J. C., Sterz, F., Nurnberger, A., Smith, K. L., Morrison, L. J., Olasveengen, T. M., Callaway, C. W., Shin, S. D., Grasner, J-T., Daya, M. R., Ma, M. H-M. & 10 others, Herlitz, J., Stromsoe, A., Aufderheide, T., Masterson, S., Wang, H. E., Christenson, J. M., Stiell, I. G., Davis, D. P., Huszti, E. & Nichol, G., 2014, In : Resuscitation. 85, 11, p. 1599 - 1609 11 p.

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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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4 Citations (Scopus)

Association between ambulance dispatch priority and patient condition

Ball, S. J., Williams, T., Smith, K., Cameron, P., Fatovich, D., O'Halloran, K. L., Hendrie, D., Whiteside, A., Inoue, M., Brink, D., Langridge, I., Pereira, G., Tohira, H., Chinnery, S., Bray, J. E., Bailey, P. & Finn, J., Dec 2016, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 28, 6, p. 716-724 9 p.

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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.

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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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1 Citation (Scopus)

Can pre-hospital administration reduce time to initial antibiotic therapy in septic patients?

Cudini, D., Smith, K., Bernard, S., Stephenson, M., Andrew, E., Cameron, P., Lum, M., Udy, A. & on behalf of the ARISE Investigators, Aug 2019, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 31, 4, p. 669-672 4 p.

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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.

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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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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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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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32 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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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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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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19 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of patients transported by a paramedic-staffed helicopter emergency medical service in Victoria, Australia

Andrew, E. P., De Wit, A. J., Meadley, B. N., Cox, S., Bernard, S. A. & Smith, K. L., 2015, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 19, 3, p. 416 - 424 9 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Clinically meaningful reduction in pain severity in children treated by paramedics: a retrospective cohort study

Jennings, P. A., Lord, W. A. & Smith, K. L., 2015, In : American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 33, 11, p. 1587 - 1590 4 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.

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Comparing rates and characteristics of ambulance attendances related to extramedical use of pharmaceutical opioids in Australia: A protocol for a retrospective observational study

Nielsen, S., Crossin, R., Middleton, M., Martin, C., Wilson, J., Lam, T., Scott, D., Smith, K. & Lubman, D., 1 May 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 5, 9 p., e029170.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of health-related quality of life and functional recovery measurement tools in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors

Andrew, E., Nehme, Z., Bernard, S. & Smith, K., 1 Oct 2016, In : Resuscitation. 107, p. 57-64 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Magnetic Resonance Analysis of Myocardial Scarring With Biomarker Release Following S-T Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Costello, B. T., Stub, D., Hare, J., Ellims, A. H., Wang, X., Smith, K., Bernard, S., Nehme, Z., Stephenson, M., Bray, J. E., Cameron, P., Barger, B., Meredith, I. T., Kaye, D. M., Iles, L., Taylor, A. J. & on behalf of the AVOID Investigators, Mar 2019, In : Heart Lung and Circulation. 28, 3, p. 397-405 9 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
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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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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

CPR-induced consciousness: A cross-sectional study of healthcare practitioners' experience

Olaussen, A., Shepherd, M., Nehme, Z., Smith, K., Jennings, P. A., Bernard, S. & Mitra, B., 1 Nov 2016, In : Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal. 19, 4, p. 186-190 5 p.

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27 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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7 Citations (Scopus)

Description of the ambulance services participating in the Aus-ROC Australian and New Zealand out-of-hospital cardiac arrest Epistry

Beck, B., Bray, J. E., Smith, K., Walker, T., Grantham, H., Hein, C., Thorrowgood, M., Smith, A., Inoue, M., Smith, T., Dicker, B., Swain, A., Bosley, E., Pemberton, K., McKay, M., Johnston-Leek, M., Cameron, P., Perkins, G. D., Finn, J. & Aus-ROC Steering Committee, 1 Dec 2016, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 28, 6, p. 673-683 11 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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1 Citation (Scopus)

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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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.

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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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Differences in the epidemiology of out-of-hospital and in-hospital trauma deaths

Beck, B., Smith, K., Mercier, E., Gabbe, B., Bassed, R., Mitra, B., Teague, W., Siedenburg, J., McLellan, S. & Cameron, P., 4 Jun 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 6, 17 p., e0217158.

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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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10 Citations (Scopus)

Direction of first bystander call for help is associated with outcome from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Nehme, Z., Andrew, E. P., Cameron, P., Bray, J. E., Meredith, I. T., Bernard, S. A. & Smith, K. L., 2014, In : Resuscitation. 85, 1, p. 42 - 48 7 p.

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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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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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3 Citations (Scopus)

Early rapid neurological assessment for acute spinal cord injury trials

Battistuzzo, C. R., Smith, K., Skeers, P., Armstrong, A., Clark, J., Agostinello, J., Cox, S., Bernard, S., Freeman, B. J. C., Dunlop, S. A. & Batchelor, P. E., 1 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Neurotrauma. 33, 21, p. 1936-1945 10 p.

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