Academic publications

July 2019 – June 2020

Badertscher P., de Lavallaz, J. du F., Hammerer-Lercher A., Nestelberger T., Zimmermann T., Geiger M., Imahorn O., Miró Ò., Salgado E., Christ M., Cullen L., Than M., Martin-Sanchez F. J., Di Somma S., Peacock W. F., Keller D.I., Costabel J.P., Walter ., Boeddinghaus J., Twerenbold R., Méndez A., Gospodinov B., Puelacher C., Wussler D., Koechlin L., Kawecki D., Geigy N., Strebel I., Lohrmann J., Kühne M., Reichlin T., Mueller C., for the BASEL IX Investigators “Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism in Patients With Syncope”,
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Aug 2019; 74(6):744-754. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.06.020

Hopper S.M., McKenna S., Williams A., Phillips N., Babl F.E., Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT), “Clinical clearance and imaging for possible cervical spine injury in children in the emergency department: A retrospective cohort study”, Emerg Med Australas, 2019 Jul 17. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13351. [Epub ahead of print]

Crilly J., Greenslade J.H., Johnston A., Carlström E., Thom O., Abraham L. Mills D., Wallis M., “Staff perceptions of the emergency department working environment: An international cross‐sectional survey”, EMA, 3 July 2019. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13325

Yap C.Y.L., Taylor D. McD., Kong D.C.M., Knott J.C., Taylor S.E., The Sedation for Acute Agitation in Emergency Department Patients: Targeting Adverse Events (SIESTA) Collaborative Study Group,”Risk Factors for Sedation‐Related Events During Acute Agitation Management in The Emergency Department”, SAEM,  2 July 2019. doi: 10.1111/acem.13826


July 2018 – June 2019

Neumann J.T.,  Twerenbold R., Ojeda F.,  Sörensen N.A., Chapman R.C., Shah A.S.V., Anand A., Boeddinghaus J., Nestelberger T., Badertscher P., Mokhtari A., Pickering J. W., Troughton R. W., Greenslade J., Parsonage W., Mueller-Hennessen M.,  Gori T., Jernberg T.,  Morris N., Liebetrau C., Hamm C., Katus H. A., Münzel T., Landmesser U., Salomaa V., Iacoviello L.,  Ferrario M.M., Giampaoli S. Kee F., , M.D., Thorand B,,  Peters A., Borchini R., Jørgensen T.,  Söderberg S., Sans S., Tunstall-Pedoe H., Kuulasmaa K., Renné T., Lackner K.J., Worster A., Body R., Ekelund U., Kavsak P.A., Keller T., Lindahl B., Wild P.,  Giannitsis E., Than M., Cullen L.A.,  Mills N.L., Mueller C., Zeller T.,  Westermann D.,  Blankenberg S., “Application of High-Sensitivity Troponin in Suspected Myocardial Infarction”, N Engl J Med, 2019; 380:2529-2540. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1803377

Ranse J., Lenson S., Keene T., Luther M., Burke B., Hutton A., Johnston A.N.B., Crilly J., “Impacts on in-event, ambulance and emergency department services from patients presenting from a mass gathering event: A retrospective analysis”, Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2019 Jun;31(3):423-428. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13194. [Epub 2018 Nov 8.]

Obonyo N.G., Byrne L.,Tung J.P., Simonova G., Diab S.D.,Dunster K., Passmore M. R., Boon, A-C., See Hoe L., Engkilde-Pedersen S., Esguerra-Lallen A., Fauzi M.H., Pimenta L.P., Millar J. E., Fanning J., Van Haren F., Anstey C.M., Cullen L., Suen J., Fraser J., “Pre-clinical study protocol: Blood transfusion in endotoxaemic shock”, MethodsX, 2019 May. doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2019.05.005 [pre-press]

Chan J., Hunter J., Morel D., Ballard E., Brain D., Yan A., Hocking J., “Evaluating patients presenting to the emergency department after syncope: validation of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score”, MJA,  2019 May. doi: 10.5694/mja2.50147

Crilly J., Zhang P., Lincoln C., Scuffham P., Timms J., Becker K., van Buuren N., Fisher A., Murphy D., Green D.,   “Characteristics and outcomes of patient presentations made by police to an Australian emergency department”, Emerg Med Australas, 2019 May 6. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13301. [Epub ahead of print]

Hession M., Forero R., Man N.W., Penza L., McDonald W., “Gaming National Emergency Access Target performance using Emergency Treatment Performance definitions and emergency department short stay units”, EMA, 2019 April. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13295

Elder, E., Johnston, A. N., Wallis, M., Greenslade, J. H., & Crilly, J., “Emergency clinician perceptions of occupational stressors and coping strategies: A multi-site study”, Int Emerg Nurs, 2019 Apr 30. pii: S1755-599X(19)30037-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ienj.2019.03.006. [Epub ahead of print]  

Dalziel S. R., Borland M.L., Furyk J., Bonisch M., Neutze J., Susan Donath S., Francis K.L., Sharpe C. Harvey A.S., Davidson A., Craig S., Phillips N., George S., Rao A., Cheng N., Zhang M., Kochar A., Brabyn C., Oakley E., Babl, on behalf of the PREDICT research network, “Levetiracetam versus phenytoin for second-line treatment of convulsive status epilepticus in children (ConSEPT): an open-label, multicentre, randomised controlled trial”, The Lancet, April 17, 2019. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30722-6

Nikles J, Keijzers G, Leou J, Khan S, Ng J, Bond C, Nakamura G, Le R, Sterling M., “A retrospective descriptive observational study of patients who presented to an Australian hospital Emergency Department with whiplash injury”, Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2019 Mar 20. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13253. [Epub ahead of print]

Pellatt, R., Fomin, I., Pienaar, C., Bindra, R., Thomas, M., Tan, E., Mervin, C., Zhang, P. and Keijzers, G.,”Is Buddy Taping as Effective as Plaster Immobilization for Adults With an Uncomplicated Neck of Fifth Metacarpal Fracture? A Randomized Controlled Trial.”, Annals of emergency medicine, 2019 Mar 7. pii: S0196-0644(19)30059-9. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2019.01.032. [Epub ahead of print]

George S., Humphreys S., Williams T., Gelbart B., Chavan A., Rasmussen K., Ganeshalingham A., Erickson S., Ganu S.S., Singhal N., Foster K., Gannon B., Gibbons K., Schlapbach L.J., Festa M., Dalziel S., Schibler A.,  Paediatric Critical Care Research Group (PCCRG), Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT) and the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Paediatric Study Group (ANZICS PSG), “Transnasal humidified rapid insufflation ventilatory exchange in children requiring emergent intubation (Kids THRIVE): a protocoll for a randomised controlled trial”, BMJ Open, 2019 February 20;9(2):e025997. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025997

Denny K.J., Gartside J.G., Alcorn K., Cross J.W., Maloney S., Keijzers G., “Appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing in the Emergency Department”, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy,  February 2019; 74(2):515–520.

Forero R., Man N., Ngo H., Mountain D., Mohsin M., Fatovich D., Toloo G.S., Celenza A., FitzGerald G., McCarthy S., Richardson D., Xu F., Gibson N., Nahidi S., Hillman K., Impact of the four-hour National Emergency Access Target on 30 day mortality, access block and chronic emergency department overcrowding in Australian emergency departments”,  Emerg Med Australas, February 2019;31(1):58-66. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13151 [Epub 2018 Jul 30]

Forero R., Nahidi S., de Costa J., Fatovich D., FitzGerald G., Toloo S., McCarthy S., Mountain D., Gibson N. Mohsin M., Man W.N., “Perceptions and experiences of emergency department staff during the implementation of the four-hour rule/national emergency access target policy in Australia: a qualitative social dynamic perspective”, BMC Health Services Research, 30 January 2019; 19:82. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-3877-8

Sweeny A.,  van den Berg L. , Hocking J., Renaud J., Young S., Henshaw R., Foster K., Howell T., (2019) “A Queensland research support network in emergency healthcare: Collaborating to build the research capacity of more clinicians in more locations”, Journal of Health Organization and Management, January 2019; 33(1):93-109

Zoneff, E. R., Baker, K., Sweeny, A., Keijzers, G., Sanderson, J., & Watkins, S., “The prevalence of lung surface abnormalities in a healthy population as detected by a screening lung ultrasound protocol: Comparison between young and older volunteers”, Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2019 January. doi:10.1002/ajum.12124

Borland M.L., Stuart R. Dalziel, Natalie Phillips,  Mark D. Lyttle, Silvia Bressan, Ed Oakley, Stephen J.C. Hearps, Amit Kochar, Jeremy Furyk,  John A. Cheek,  Jocelyn Neutze,  Yuri Gilhotra,  Sarah Dalton, Franz E. Babl,  on behalf of the Paediatric Research in Emergency Department International Collaborative (PREDICT) Group, ‘Delayed presentations to emergency departments of children with head injury: A PREDICT study’, Ann Emerg Med,2019 Jan 14; [Epub ahead of print]

Blake D.F., Crowe M., Lindsay D., Brouff A., Mitchell S.J., Pollock N.W., “Comparison of tissue oxygenation achieved breathing oxygen from a demand valve with four different mask configurations”, Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, 2018 December 24;48(4):209–217. doi: 10.28920/dhm48.4.209-217. 

Macdonald S. P. J., Keijzers G., Taylor D. McD., Kinnear F., Arendts G., Fatovich D.M., Bellomo R., McCutcheon D., Fraser J.F., Ascencio Lane J-C., Burrows S., Litton E., Harley A., Anstey M., Mukherjee A., and for the REFRESH trial investigators,  “Restricted fluid resuscitation in suspected sepsis associated hypotension (REFRESH): a pilot randomised controlled trial”, Intensive Care Medicine ExperimentalVolume 44, Issue 12pp 2070–2078|. 

Plath, S. J., Bratby J.A., Poole L,, Forristal C., Morel D.G., ‘Nurse practitioners in the emergency department: Establishing a successful service’, Collegian. In press. [Epub 19 December 2018]

Fanning J.P., Obonyo N.G., Tung J-P., Byrne L., Simonova G., Diab S., Dunster K., Passmore M. R., Boon, A-C., See Hoe L., Engkilde-Pedersen S., Esguerra-Lallen A., Pimenta L.P., Millar, Anstey C.M., Van Haren F., Cullen L., Suen J., Shekar K., Maitland K., Fraser J., “Abstract 17116: Packed Red Cell Age Associated With Adverse Cardiovascular Changes in an Ovine Model of Septic Shock Resuscitation”, Circulation, November 2018;138(supp_1):A17116-A17116. doi: 10.1161/circ.138.suppl_1.17116·  

Page C.B., Parker L.E., Rashford S.J., Isoardi K.Z., Isbister G.K., “A Prospective Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Droperidol in Children for Prehospital Acute Behavioural Disturbance”, Prehosp Emerg Care, 2018 Oct 31:1-26. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2018.1542473. [Epub ahead of print]

du Fay Lavallaz, J., Badertscher, P., Nestelberger, T., Isenrich, R., Miró, Ò., Salgado, E., Geigy, N., Christ, M., Cullen, L., Than, M. and Martin-Sanchez, F.J., “Prospective validation of prognostic and diagnostic syncope scores in the emergency department”, International Journal of Cardiology, October 2018;  269: 114-121.

Bell A., Toloo G.S., Crilly J., Burke J., Williams G., McCann B., FitzGerald G, “Emergency department models of care in Queensland: a multisite cross-sectional study”, 2018 September 7. doi: 10.1071/AH17233. [Epub ahead of print]

Knafl, E.G., Hughes, J.A., Dimeski, G. and Eley, R., “Rhabdomyolysis: Patterns, Circumstances, and Outcomes of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department”, Ochsner Journal, September 2018;18(3):215-221. doi: 10.31486/toj.17.0112 

Nahidi S., Forero R., McCarthy S., Man N., Gibson N., Mohsin M., Mountain D., Fatovich D., Fitzgerald G., Toloo S.,”A Qualitative analysis of Perceptions and Experiences of Emergency Department Staff in Relation to implementation and outcomes of the Four-Hour Rule/National Emergency Access Target in Australia”, Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2018; 5 September 2018. doi: org/10.1111/1742-6723.13166.

Laribi S, Keijzers G, van Meer O, Klim S, Motiejunaite J, Kuan WS, Body R, Jones P, Karamercan M, Craig S, Harjola VP, Holdgate A, Golea A, Graham C, Verschuren F, Capsec J, Christ M, Grammatico-Guillon L, Barletta C, Garcia-Castrillo L, Kelly AM; AANZDEM and EURODEM study groups, “Epidemiology of patients presenting with dyspnea to emergency departments in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region”, Eur J Emerg Med., 2018 Aug 30. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000571. [Epub ahead of print]

Macdonald, S.P., Shapiro, N.I., “Liberal or restricted fluid resuscitation in critical illness: Shifting the needle back towards equipoise”, Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2018 Aug; 30(4):446-447. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13130

Nahidi S., Forero R., Man N., Mohsin M., Fitzgerald G., Toloo S., McCarthy S., Gibson N., Fatovich D., “Impact of 4HR/NEAT policy implementation on Emergency Department staff: A qualitative perspective of ED management changes”, Emergency Medicine Australasia,  2018; 27 August 2018. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13164.

Forero R., Man N., McCarthy S., Richardson D., Mohsin M., Toloo G.S., FitzGerald G., Ngo H., Mountain D., Fatovich D., Celenza A., Gibson N., Xu F., Nahidi S., Hillman K., “Impact of the National Emergency Access Target policy on emergency departments’ performance: A time-trend analysis for New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Queensland”, Emerg Med Australas.  2018 Jul 24. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13142

Woodward, T., Hocking, J., James, L. and Johnson, D., “Impact of an emergency department‐run clinical decision unit on access block, ambulance ramping and National Emergency Access Target”, Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2018 Jul 16. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13110. [Epub ahead of print]

O’Brien S., Borland M.L., Cotterell E., Armstrong D., Babl F., Bauert P., Brabyn C., Garside L., Haskell L., Levitt D., McKay N., Neutze J., Schibler A., Sinn K., Spencer J., Stevens H., Thomas D., Zhang M., Oakley E., Dalziel S.R., “Australasian bronchiolitis guideline”, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2018 Jul 15. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14104. [Epub ahead of print]

Fan, L., Lukin, B., Zhao, J., Sun, J., Dingle, K., Purtill, R., Tapp, S. and Hou, X.Y., “Cost analysis of improving emergency care for aged care residents under a Hospital in the Nursing Home program in Australia”, PloS one, 3 July 2018;13(7), p.e0199879.

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