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

Emerg Med Australas 2019 Aug 28;31(4):669-672. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13282DOI Listing
August 2019

Review article: Emergency endotracheal intubation in non-traumatic brain pathologies: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Emerg Med Australas 2019 Aug 30;31(4):533-541. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13304DOI Listing
August 2019

A descriptive analysis of the epidemiology and management of paediatric traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Resuscitation 2019 Jul 25;140:127-134. Epub 2019 May 25.

Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia; Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.05.020DOI Listing
July 2019

Outcomes of people with severe hypoglycaemia requiring prehospital emergency medical services management: a prospective study.

Diabetologia 2019 Jul 15. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 3rd Floor, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC, 3004, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00125-019-4933-yDOI Listing
July 2019

Aligning ambulance dispatch priority to patient acuity: A methodology.

Emerg Med Australas 2019 Jun 19;31(3):405-410. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Ambulance Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13181DOI Listing
June 2019

The impact of age on number and distribution of proliferating cells in subgranular zone in adult mouse brain.

IBRO Rep 2019 Jun 8;6:18-30. Epub 2018 Dec 8.

New England Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Bedford Division, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ibror.2018.12.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6297242PMC
June 2019

Exercise-related out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Victoria, Australia.

Resuscitation 2019 Jun 11;139:57-64. Epub 2019 Apr 11.

Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.03.043DOI Listing
June 2019

More evidence that out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is preventable.

Resuscitation 2019 Jun 8. Epub 2019 Jun 8.

Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia; School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.05.039DOI Listing
June 2019

Reply to: Poor prognosis of female out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors: A risk assessment.

Resuscitation 2019 Jun 12. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Department of Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.06.003DOI Listing
June 2019

Drivers of increasing emergency ambulance demand.

Prehosp Emerg Care 2019 Jun 25:1-11. Epub 2019 Jun 25.

a Centre for Research & Evaluation , Ambulance Victoria , Victoria , Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2019.1635670DOI Listing
June 2019

Organometallic compounds as carriers of extraterrestrial cyanide in primitive meteorites.

Nat Commun 2019 Jun 25;10(1):2777. Epub 2019 Jun 25.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Boise State University, Boise, ID, 83725, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10866-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6592946PMC
June 2019

Nitrogen heterocycles form peptide nucleic acid precursors in complex prebiotic mixtures.

Sci Rep 2019 Jun 26;9(1):9281. Epub 2019 Jun 26.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Boise State University, 312 Science Building, Boise, ID, 83725, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-45310-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6594999PMC
June 2019

Challenges with take-home naloxone in reducing heroin mortality: a review of fatal heroin overdose cases in Victoria, Australia.

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2019 May 17;57(5):325-330. Epub 2018 Nov 17.

a Department of Forensic Medicine , Monash University , Melbourne , Australia.

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May 2019

'Reply to:' Importance of the distinction between recurrent and shock-resistant ventricular fibrillation: Call for a uniform definition of refractory VF.

Resuscitation 2019 May 12;138:306-307. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Department of Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.02.047DOI Listing
May 2019

Potentially preventable trauma deaths: A retrospective review.

Injury 2019 May 7;50(5):1009-1016. Epub 2019 Mar 7.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia; National Trauma Research Institute, Victoria, Australia; Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2019.03.003DOI Listing
May 2019

Capsular closure outweighs head size in preventing dislocation following revision total hip arthroplasty.

Hip Int 2019 May 10:1120700019848107. Epub 2019 May 10.

1 Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1120700019848107DOI Listing
May 2019

The association of paramedic rapid sequence intubation and survival in out-of-hospital stroke.

Emerg Med J 2019 May 30. Epub 2019 May 30.

Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2019-208613DOI Listing
May 2019

The Impact of Twenty Four-Hour Public Transport in Melbourne, Australia: An Evaluation of Alcohol-Related Harms.

J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2019 May;80(3):314-318

School of Psychology, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

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May 2019

Radiofrequency ablation compared with argon plasma coagulation after endoscopic resection of high-grade dysplasia or stage T1 adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: a randomized pilot study (BRIDE).

Gastrointest Endosc 2019 04 1;89(4):680-689. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Digestive Diseases Centre, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, UK and Leicester Cancer Research Centre, College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2018.07.031DOI Listing
April 2019

ADHD risk genes involved in dopamine signaling and metabolism are associated with reduced estimated life expectancy at young adult follow-up in hyperactive and control children.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2019 Apr 13;180(3):175-185. Epub 2019 Jan 13.

Associated Mental Health Consultants, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/ajmg.b.32711
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April 2019

Palliative care in paramedic practice: A retrospective cohort study.

Palliat Med 2019 Apr 5;33(4):445-451. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

2 Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, VIC, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216319828278DOI Listing
April 2019

Sex differences in the quality-of-life and functional outcome of cardiac arrest survivors.

Resuscitation 2019 Apr 5;137:21-28. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Discipline of Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.01.034DOI Listing
April 2019

Emergency medical services and cardiac arrest from drug overdose: a protocol for a systematic review of incidence and survival outcomes.

JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep 2019 Apr;17(4):500-506

Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003738DOI Listing
April 2019

An analysis of issues in the classification and reporting of heroin-related deaths.

Addiction 2019 Mar 3;114(3):504-512. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/add.14486
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March 2019

Opioid system modulators buprenorphine and samidorphan alter behavior and extracellular neurotransmitter concentrations in the Wistar Kyoto rat.

Neuropharmacology 2019 03 15;146:316-326. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Alkermes, Inc., Biology, 852 Winter Street, Waltham, MA, 02451, USA; Translational Neuropsychiatry Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Risskov, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2018.11.015DOI Listing
March 2019

Compliance with hand hygiene in emergency medical services: an international observational study.

Emerg Med J 2019 Mar 28;36(3):171-175. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://emj.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/emermed-2018-207872
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2018-207872DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6580871PMC
March 2019

DIY productive failure: boosting performance in a large undergraduate biology course.

NPJ Sci Learn 2019 12;4. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41539-019-0040-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6414542PMC
March 2019

Survivorship care visits in a high-risk population of breast cancer survivors.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2019 Feb 7;173(3):701-708. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10549-018-5028-z
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February 2019

Double sequential external defibrillation for refractory ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Resuscitation 2019 Feb 26;135:124-129. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.10.025DOI Listing
February 2019

Palliative care in paramedic practice: A retrospective cohort study.

Palliat Med 2019 Apr 5;33(4):445-451. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

2 Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, VIC, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216319828278DOI Listing
April 2019

"Hand hygiene perception and self-reported hand hygiene compliance among emergency medical service providers: a Danish survey".

Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2019 Feb 5;27(1):10. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Focused Research Unit in Emergency Medicine, Institute for Regional Health Research, University of Southern Denmark, Aabenraa, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13049-019-0587-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6362569PMC
February 2019

Alternatives to opioids for pain management in the emergency department decreases opioid usage and maintains patient satisfaction.

Am J Emerg Med 2019 Jan 22;37(1):38-44. Epub 2018 Apr 22.

Swedish Medical Center, 501 E Hampden Ave, Englewood, CO 80113, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2018.04.043DOI Listing
January 2019

Ambient Particulate Matter and Paramedic Assessments of Acute Diabetic, Cardiovascular, and Respiratory Conditions.

Epidemiology 2019 01;30(1):11-19

University Centre of Rural Health, North Coast School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000000929DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6276863PMC
January 2019

The incidence and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest precipitated by drug overdose: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Resuscitation 2019 Jan 26;134:10-18. Epub 2018 Dec 26.

Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia; Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia; Discipline of Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.12.020DOI Listing
January 2019

Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest.

N Engl J Med 2019 01;380(4):397

Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, VIC, Australia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1816187DOI Listing
January 2019

Hyperactivity in mice lacking one allele of the glutamic acid decarboxylase 67 gene.

Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 2018 Dec 19;10(4):267-271. Epub 2018 Mar 19.

Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, P.O. Box 43602, Lafayette, LA, 70504-3602, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12402-018-0254-0
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6146072PMC
December 2018

Methods to Compare Adverse Events in Twitter to FAERS, Drug Information Databases, and Systematic Reviews: Proof of Concept with Adalimumab.

Drug Saf 2018 12;41(12):1397-1410

Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40264-018-0707-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223697PMC
December 2018

Intention, beliefs and mood assessed using electronic diaries predicts attendance at cardiac rehabilitation: An observational study.

Int J Nurs Stud 2018 Dec 9;88:143-152. Epub 2018 Sep 9.

School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.08.015DOI Listing
December 2018

'We're going to do CPR': A linguistic study of the words used to initiate dispatcher-assisted CPR and their association with caller agreement.

Resuscitation 2018 Dec 11;133:95-100. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit (PRECRU), School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Curtin University, Bentley, WA, 6102, Australia; St John Ambulance (WA), Belmont, WA, 6104, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, 3004, Australia; Emergency Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.10.011DOI Listing
December 2018

Cognitive skills in preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia at 1 year adjusted and 2 years chronological age.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2018 Dec 4:1-5. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

a Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology , UTMB, Galveston, TX , USA.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14767058.2018.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2018.1542678DOI Listing
December 2018

Assessment of porcine endogenous retrovirus transmission across an alginate barrier used for the encapsulation of porcine islets.

Xenotransplantation 2018 11 21;25(6):e12409. Epub 2018 May 21.

Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/xen.12409DOI Listing
November 2018

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

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2018 Nov 6;56(11):1135-1142. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

a Department of Forensic Medicine , Monash University , Melbourne , Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2018.1478093DOI Listing
November 2018

Washing the Femoral Canal Results in More Predictable Seating of a Short, Tapered Femoral Stem.

J Arthroplasty 2018 10 19;33(10):3220-3225. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jo Miller Orthopaedic Lab, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arth.2018.05.047DOI Listing
October 2018

Amiodarone for sustained stable ventricular tachycardia in the prehospital setting.

Emerg Med Australas 2018 10 7;30(5):694-698. Epub 2018 Aug 7.

Ambulance Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/1742-6723.13146
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October 2018

Disparities in Total Knee Replacement: Population Losses in Quality-Adjusted Life-Years Due to Differential Offer, Acceptance, and Complication Rates for African Americans.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2018 09 16;70(9):1326-1334. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research Policy and Innovation Evaluation in Orthopaedic Treatments Center, and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/acr.23484
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6057850PMC
September 2018

Exploring Harms Experienced by Children Aged 7 to 11 Using Ambulance Attendance Data: A 6-Year Comparison with Adolescents Aged 12⁻17.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 07 2;15(7). Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Box Hill, Melbourne, VIC 3128, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15071385DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6068488PMC
July 2018

The epidemiology of elderly falls attended by emergency medical services in Victoria, Australia.

Injury 2018 Sep 25;49(9):1712-1719. Epub 2018 Jun 25.

Centre for Research & Evaluation, Medical Directorate, Ambulance Victoria, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Victoria, Australia; School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2018.06.038DOI Listing
September 2018

Cost-related nonadherence to prescription medications in Canada: a scoping review.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2018 6;12:1699-1715. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S170417DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6134942PMC
September 2018

The effect of late radiotherapy on the progression of heterotopic ossification following total hip arthroplasty.

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2018 Aug 21;28(6):1125-1131. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, B5.159, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00590-018-2185-zDOI Listing
August 2018

Barriers and Facilitators to Self-Directed Learning in Continuing Professional Development for Physicians in Canada: A Scoping Review.

Acad Med 2018 Aug;93(8):1245-1254

D. Jeong is a research associate, Department of Innovation in Medical Education and Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. J. Presseau is a scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and assistant professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health and School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. R. ElChamaa is a research associate, Department of Innovation in Medical Education and Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. D.N. Naumann is a research associate, Continuing Professional Development, and doctorate candidate, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. C. Mascaro is a fourth-year resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. F. Luconi is assistant dean, Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. K.M. Smith is associate dean, Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. S. Kitto is professor, Department of Innovation in Medical Education and the Faculty of Education, and director of research, Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; and assistant professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000002237DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6092094PMC
August 2018

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

Resuscitation 2018 08 1;129:43-47. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia; Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Curtin University, Perth, Australia.

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August 2018

Controversial Issues: Pro Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Cardiol Clin 2018 Aug;36(3):367-374

Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, 375 Manningham Road, Doncaster, VIC 3108, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, McMahons Road, Frankston, VIC 3199, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccl.2018.03.004DOI Listing
August 2018

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

Resuscitation 2018 07 21;128:211-215. Epub 2018 Apr 21.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University; Alfred Hospital; Ambulance Victoria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.04.019DOI Listing
July 2018

Trends in the incidence and outcome of paediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A 17-year observational study.

Resuscitation 2018 07 25;128:43-50. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria, Australia; Discipline of Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia.

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July 2018

Exploring Harms Experienced by Children Aged 7 to 11 Using Ambulance Attendance Data: A 6-Year Comparison with Adolescents Aged 12⁻17.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 07 2;15(7). Epub 2018 Jul 2.

Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Box Hill, Melbourne, VIC 3128, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15071385DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6068488PMC
July 2018

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

BMJ Open 2018 07 25;8(7):e022070. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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July 2018

A stratospheric pathway linking a colder Siberia to Barents-Kara Sea sea ice loss.

Sci Adv 2018 07 25;4(7):eaat6025. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO 80307, USA.

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July 2018

Efficacy of pre-hospital rapid sequence intubation in paediatric traumatic brain injury: A 9-year observational study.

Injury 2018 May 12;49(5):916-920. Epub 2018 Feb 12.

Ambulance Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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May 2018

Reply to: 'Cardiac arrest and breathing, why bother?' Because it's too late if we wait for a definitive diagnosis.

Resuscitation 2018 05 21;126:e10-e11. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit (PRECRU), School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Curtin University, Bentley, WA 6102, Australia; St John Ambulance (WA), Belmont, WA 6104, Australia; Emergency Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria 3004, Australia.

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May 2018

Regional variation in the characteristics, incidence and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Australia and New Zealand: Results from the Aus-ROC Epistry.

Resuscitation 2018 05 2;126:49-57. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia; Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit (PRECRU), Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia; St John Ambulance Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia.

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May 2018

Long-term functional recovery and health-related quality of life of elderly out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors.

Resuscitation 2018 May 12;126:118-124. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Centre for Research and Evaluation, Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Australia; Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia; Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Frankston, Australia. Electronic address:

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May 2018

Clinicians' perceptions of usefulness of the PubMed4Hh mobile device application for clinical decision making at the point of care: a pilot study.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2018 05 8;18(1):27. Epub 2018 May 8.

National Library of Medicine, Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, B1N30L, 38A, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 20894, USA.

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May 2018

Advances in Fertility Preservation for Young Women With Cancer.

Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book 2018 May;38:27-37

From The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

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May 2018

Ambulance Clinical Triage for Acute Stroke Treatment: Paramedic Triage Algorithm for Large Vessel Occlusion.

Stroke 2018 04 14;49(4):945-951. Epub 2018 Mar 14.

From the Melbourne Brain Centre and Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia (H.Z., L.P., S.C., E.R., P.S., N.Y., S.M.D., B.C.V.C.); Ambulance Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (K.S., S.B., M.S.); The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Australia (L.C., N.Y.); Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, and Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice, Monash University, Australia (K.S., M.S.); and Discipline of Emergency Medicine, University of Western Australia, Australia (K.S., S.B.).

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April 2018

Predictive utility cannot substitute for construct validity.

Med Educ 2018 04;52(4):457-458

Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

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April 2018

Rapidly getting resuscitation skills to the patient with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Eur Heart J 2018 Apr;39(13):1048-1050

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital of Zurich, Rämistrasse 100, CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland.

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April 2018

Geographical variation of diabetic emergencies attended by prehospital Emergency Medical Services is associated with measures of ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

Sci Rep 2018 Mar 23;8(1):5122. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation - MCHRI, School Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University in partnership with Monash Health, 43-51 Kanooka Grove, Clayton, Victoria, 3168, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5865134PMC
March 2018

Changing Patient Expectations Decreases Length of Stay in an Enhanced Recovery Program for THA.

Clin Orthop Relat Res 2018 02;476(2):372-378

D. Tanzer, K. Smith Jo Miller Orthopaedic Laboratory, McGill University, Montreal, Canada D. Tanzer Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel M. Tanzer Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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February 2018