Karen Smith

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20002020
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2015
14 Citations (Scopus)

Time of day and day of week trends in EMS demand

Cantwell, K. S., Morgans, A. E., Smith, K. L., Livingston, M., Spelman, T. & Dietze, P. M., 2015, In : Prehospital Emergency Care. 19, 3, p. 425 - 431 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in cannabis-related ambulance presentations from 2000 to 2013 in Melbourne, Australia

Kaar, S. J., Gao, C. X., Lloyd, B., Smith, K. L. & Lubman, D., 2015, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 155, p. 24 - 30 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the coding and classification of ambulance data through the application of International Classification of Disease 10th revision

Cantwell, K. S., Morgans, A. E., Smith, K. L., Livingston, M. J. & Dietze, P. M., 2014, In : Australian Health Review. 38, 1, p. 70 - 79 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with an initial cardiac rhythm of asystole or pulseless electrical activity in Victoria, Australia

Andrew, E. P., Nehme, Z., Lijovic, M., Bernard, S. A. & Smith, K. L., 2014, In : Resuscitation. 85, 11, p. 1633 - 1639 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Population density predicts outcome from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Victoria, Australia

Nehme, Z., Andrews, E., Cameron, P., Bray, J. E., Bernard, S. A., Meredith, I. T. & Smith, K., 2014, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 200, 8, p. 471 - 475 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Public access defibrillation-results from the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry

Lijovic, M., Bernard, S. A., Nehme, Z., Walker, T. L. J. & Smith, K. L., 2014, In : Resuscitation. 85, 12, p. 1739 - 1744 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Right care, right time, right place: Improving outcomes for people with spinal cord injury through early access to intervention and improved access to specialised care: Study protocol

Middleton, J. M., Sharwood, L. N., Cameron, P., Middleton, P. M., Harrison, J. E., Brown, D. J., McClure, R., Smith, K., Muecke, S. & Healy, S., 2014, In : BMC Health Services Research. 14, 1, 600.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Should suspected cervical spinal cord injuries be immobilised? A systematic review protocol

Oteir, A., Jennings, P. A., Smith, K. L. & Stoelwinder, J. U., 2014, In : Injury Prevention. 20, 3 (Art. No.: e5), p. 1 - 3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

7 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)

The prehospital management of suspected spinal cord injury: an update

Oteir, A., Smith, K. L., Jennings, P. A. & Stoelwinder, J. U., 2014, In : Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 29, 4, p. 399 - 402 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Tranexamic acid for trauma: Filling the 'GAP' in evidence

Mitra, B., Mazur, S. M., Cameron, P., Bernard, S. A., Burns, B. J., Smith, A. N., Rashford, S., Fitzgerald, M., Smith, K. L. & Gruen, R. L., 2014, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 26, 2, p. 194 - 197 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

35 Citations (Scopus)

Triaging the right patient to the right place in the shortest time

Cameron, P., Gabbe, B. J., Smith, K. L. & Mitra, B., 2014, In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 113, 2, p. 226 - 233 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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)
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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