Karen Smith

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20002020
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2017
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)
20 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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5 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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4 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.

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2016
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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5 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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9 Citations (Scopus)
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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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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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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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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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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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6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of diabetes and pre-hospital blood glucose level on survival and recovery after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Nehme, Z., Nair, R., Andrew, E., Bernard, S., Lijovic, M., Villani, M., Zoungas, S. & Smith, K., 1 Jun 2016, In : Critical Care and Resuscitation. 18, 2, p. 69-77 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

22 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of supplemental oxygen exposure on myocardial injury in ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Nehme, Z., Stub, D., Bernard, S., Stephenson, M., Bray, J. E., Cameron, P., Meredith, I. T., Barger, B., Ellims, A. H., Taylor, A. J., Kaye, D. M., Smith, K. & AVOID Investigators, Mar 2016, In : Heart. 102, 6, p. 444-451 8 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Establishing the Aus-ROC Australian and New Zealand Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest Epistry

Beck, B., Bray, J., Smith, K., Walker, T., Grantham, H., Hein, C., Thorrowgood, M., Smith, A., Smith, T., Dicker, B., Swain, A., Bailey, M., Bosley, E., Pemberton, K., Cameron, P., Nichol, G. & Finn, J., 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 4, 6 p., e011027.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Factors influencing the timeliness of emergency medical service response to time critical emergencies

Nehme, Z., Andrew, E. & Smith, K., 1 Nov 2016, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 20, 6, p. 783-791 9 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of cardiopulmonary resuscitation duration on survival from paramedic witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrests: An observational study

Nehme, Z., Andrew, E., Bernard, S. & Smith, K., Mar 2016, In : Resuscitation. 100, p. 25-31 7 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of therapeutic hypothermia during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest using a rapid infusion of cold saline: The RINSE Trial (Rapid Infusion of Cold Normal Saline)

Bernard, S. A., Smith, K., Finn, J., Hein, C., Grantham, H., Bray, J. E., Deasy, C., Stephenson, M., Williams, T. A., Straney, L. D., Brink, D., Larsen, R., Cotton, C. & Cameron, P., 13 Sep 2016, In : Circulation. 134, 11, p. 797-805 9 p.

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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.

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12 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.

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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

2015
244 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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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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21 Citations (Scopus)
35 Citations (Scopus)

Forest fire smoke exposures and out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Melbourne, Australia: a case-crossover study

Dennekamp, M. N., Straney, L. D. J., Erbas, B., Abramson, M. J., Keywood, M. D., Smith, K. L., Sim, M. R., Glass, D. C., Del Monaco, A., Haikerwal, A. & Tonkin, A. M., 2015, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 123, 10, p. 959 - 964 6 p.

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53 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exposure during wildfires on cardiovascular health outcomes

Haikerwal, A., Akram, M., Del Monaco, A., Smith, K. L., Sim, M. R., Meyer, M., Tonkin, A. M., Abramson, M. J. & Dennekamp, M. N., 1 Jul 2015, In : American Heart Association. Journal. Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease. 4, 7, 10 p., e001653.

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Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Paramedic rapid sequence intubation in patients with non-traumatic coma

Bernard, S. A., Smith, K. L., Porter, R. R., Jones, C., Gailey, A., Cresswell, B., Cudini, D., Hill, S., Moore, B. & St Clair, T., 2015, In : Emergency Medicine Journal. 32, 1, p. 60 - 64 5 p.

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75 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of Life and Functional Outcomes 12 Months After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Smith, K., Andrew, E., Lijovic, M., Nehme, Z. & Bernard, S., 13 Jan 2015, In : Circulation. 131, 2, p. 174-181 8 p.

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225 Citations (Scopus)

Refractory cardiac arrest treated with mechanical CPR, hypothermia, ECMO and early reperfusion (the CHEER trial)

Stub, D. A., Bernard, S. A., Pellegrino, V., Smith, K. L., Walker, T., Sheldrake, J., Hockings, L. E., Shaw, J., Duffy, S., Burrell, A. J. C., Cameron, P., Smit, D. & Kaye, D. M., 2015, In : Resuscitation. 86, p. 88 - 94 7 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Regions of high out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence and low bystander CPR rates in Victoria, Australia

Straney, L. D. J., Bray, J. E., Beck, B., Finn, J. C., Bernard, S. A., Dyson, K. L., Lijovic, M. & Smith, K. L., 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 10, 14 p., e0139776.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Return of consciousness during ongoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a systematic review

Olaussen, A., Shepherd, M. T., Nehme, Z., Smith, K. L., Bernard, S. A. & Mitra, B., 2015, In : Resuscitation. 86, p. 44 - 48 5 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Secondary triage in prehospital emergency ambulance services: a systematic review

Eastwood, K. J., Morgans, A. E., Smith, K. L. & Stoelwinder, J. U., 2015, In : Emergency Medicine Journal. 32, 6, p. 486 - 492 7 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Should suspected cervical spinal cord injury be immobilised?: A systematic review

Oteir, A., Smith, K. L., Stoelwinder, J. U., Middleton, J. & Jennings, P. A., 2015, In : Injury. 46, 4, p. 528 - 535 8 p.

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