Publications

The following is a list of academic publications and presentations by  GSA-HEMS physicians and paramedics.

PUBLICATIONS

Effect of out-of-hospital noninvasive positive-pressure support ventilation in adult patients with severe respiratory distress: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Mal S, McLeod S, Iansavichene A, Dukelow A, Lewell M. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 May;63(5):600-607.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.11.013. Epub 2013 Dec 15.

Tranexamic acid for trauma: filling the ‘GAP’ in evidence. PATCH Investigators (B.Burns). Emerg Med Australas. 2014 Apr;26(2):194-7. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12172.

Trauma and tranexamic acid.  PATCH Investigators (B.Burns).Med J Aust. 2014 Mar 17;200(5):255.

Sustained life-like waveform capnography after human cadaveric tracheal intubation. Reid C1Lewis AHabig KBurns BBillson FKunkel SFisk W. Emerg Med J. 2013 Oct 8. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2013-203105. [Epub ahead of print]

Comparison of the Macintosh, McCoy, Airtraq laryngoscopes and the intubating laryngeal mask airway in a difficult airway with manual in-line stabilisation: A cross-over, simulation-based study. Sherren PB, Kong ML, Chang S. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2013 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]

The obstetric caseload of a physician-based helicopter emergency medical service: case review and recommendations for retrieval physician training. Kaye R, Shewry E, Reid C, Burns B. Emerg Med J. 2013 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Are physicians required during winch rescue missions in an Australian helicopter emergency medical service? Sherren PBHayes-Bradley CReid CBurns BHabig KEmerg Med J. 2013 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Do emergency physicians and radiologists reliably interpret pelvic radiographs obtained as part of a trauma series. Bent C, Chicklore S, Newton A, Habig K, Harris T.  Emerg Med J. 2013 Feb;30(2):106-11. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2011-200433. Epub 2012 Mar 12.

Algorithm for the resuscitation of traumatic cardiac arrest patients in a physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical service. Peter Sherren ,Cliff Reid,Karel Habig, Brian J Burns. Critical Care 2013, 17:308 (12 March 2013)

The effects of bed height and time on the quality of chest compressions delivered during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a randomised crossover simulation study. Lewinsohn A, Sherren PB, Wijayatilake DS. Emerg Med J. 2012 Aug;29(8):660-3. Epub 2011 Sep 2.

Primary scene responses by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in New South Wales Australia 2008-2009.
Colman B Taylor, Bette Liu, Eleanor Bruce, Brian Burns, Stephen Jan and John Myburgh. BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:402 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-402

The cost-effectiveness of physician staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) transport to a major trauma centre in NSW, Australia. Taylor C, Jan S, Curtis K, Tzannes A, Li Q,Palmer C, Dickson C, Myburgh J. Injury. 2012 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Occult traumatic loculated tension pneumothorax- a sonographic diagnostic dilemmaBurns BJAguirrebarrena G Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Life, limb and sight saving procedures. The challenge of competence in the face of rarity. Reid C, Clancy M.  Emerg Med J doi:10.1136/emermed-2012-201559

Emergency medicine in South Africa – time to catch up. Reid C, Habig K, Hsu R, Coombes S.  S Afr Med J. 2012 Sep 27;102(11 Pt 1):836. doi: 10.7196/samj.5913

A potential technique for flexible scope-assisted intubation using an Ambu aScope 2 inserted via a supraglottic airway device. Chatterjee J,Reid C , Lewis A.   Anaesth Intensive Care. 2012 Jul;40(4):724.

Prehospital lateral canthotomy – a first recorded case. Hill C, Reid C, Tzannes A, Burns B, Habig K, Bartlett M. Emerg Med J Published Online First: 2 July 2012 doi:10.1136/emermed-2012-201565

Critical care transport following balloon tamponade for variceal haemorhage. Court L, Fogg TReid C.  Eur J Emerg Med (in press)

Review of Intra-aortic balloon pump in medical retrieval.  B.Burns, K.Habig, C.Reid   Eur J Emerg Med. 2011 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Bag valve mask failure in an intubated stretcher winch. B.Burns, K. Edwards, T.House.  Air Med J. 2012 Mar;31(2):84-6.

Improving documentation in pre-hospital rapid sequence intubation. R.Bloomer,B.Burns,S.Ware,K.Habig.  Emerg Med J. 2012 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Bedside emergency department ultrasound in assessment of a gunshot wound. Burns,B  Australasian J Ultrasound in Medicine 2012 (in press)

Experience of pre-hospital falls-related trauma by an Australian helicopter emergency medical service. Janssen, D. Burns, B.  Injury. 2012 May 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Helicopter emergency medical service registrars do not comprehensively document primary surveys. S. Ware, C.Reid, B.Burns, K.Habig.  Eur J Emerg Med. 2012 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Retrieval of critically ill adults using ECMO: an Australian experience. Forrest P, Ratchford J, Burns B et al.  Intensive Care Medicine 2011 May; 37(5):824-30. Epub 2011 Feb 26.

Prehospital and in-hospital parameters and outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury: A comparison between German and Australian trauma registries. B.Burns, K.Habig, C.Reid, N.Ballard, A.Pearce, M.Hooper  Injury. 2011 Sep;42(9):966. Epub 2011 Apr 6.

An investigation into the cost, coverage and activities of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Taylor CB,Stevenson M, Jan S, Liu B, Tall G, Middleton PM, Fitzharris M, Myburgh J. Injury. 2011 Oct;42(10):1088-94. Epub 2011 Apr 3.

Traumatic pericardial tamponade treated by pericardiocentesis. Burns, BJ.   Emerg Med Austral 2011 Jun; 23(3):384

Prehospital resuscitative hysterotomy. Bloomer R, Reid C, Wheatley R.
  Eur J Emerg Med 2011 Aug;18(4):241-2.

Availability and utilisation of physician based pre-hospital critical care support to the NHS Ambulance Service in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Hyde P, Mackenzie R, Ng G, Reid C, Pearson G. Emerg Med J. 2012 Mar;29(3):177-81. Epub 2011 Mar 21.

Pre-hospital use of intranasal ketamine for paediatric burn injury. Reid C, Hatton R, Middleton P. Emerg Med J. 2011 Apr;28(4):328-9. Epub 2011 Feb 3

Coronary artery dissection: an unusal cause of hypoxia in blunt trauma.  B.Burns. G. Healy. Prehosp Emerg Care 2011 Jul-Sep; 15(3):414-7. Epub 2011 Apr 15.

Logistics and Safety of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Medical Retrieval during the H1N1 Pandemic. Burns BJ, Habig K, Reid C, Kernick P, Wilkinson C, Tall G, Coombes S, Manning R. 
 Prehosp Emerg Care. 2011 Apr-Jun;15(2):246-53. Epub 2011 Feb 4.

Review of Aeromedical Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Retrieval in New South Wales. B.Burns, C.Reid, K.Habig.  Heart, Lung and Circulation 2011; 20, Supp 2,S144

Pre-hospital tension viscerothorax presenting as tension pneumothorax: a diagnostic dilemma. Jones C, Tzannes A, Reid C.
 Emerg Med J 2010;27:864-5

Non-septic hyperlactataemia in the emergency department. Reid C, Collyer-Merritt H, Rees V.
Emerg Med J 2010;27:411-2

Google Governance: increasing the effectiveness of critical care physicians through the use of an online usergroup. Reid C, Harper S, Tzannes A, Habig K et al.
Emerg Med J 2010;27:50-1

ECMO retrieval in NSW and beyond. C. Jones, C. Hommers, B. Burns, P. Forrest.
Current Anaesthesia & Critical Care 2010 21;5-6: 282-286

Prehospital physician management of pericardial tamponade due to penetrating trauma. Reid C, Habig K.
Amer J Em Med 2010;28:384

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Aeromedical prehospital interventions. The sky’s the limit? Brian Burns, SWAN Trauma Conference, Sydney 2014

Paediatric traumatic brain injury: case presentation. Paula Sinclair, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, Annual Paediatric Trauma Seminar, Sydney 2014

Does apnoeic diffusion oxygenation decrease desaturation rates during rapid sequence intubation by an Australian Helicopter Emergency Medicine Service. Yashvi Wimalasena. ICEM 2014, Hong Kong. (poster)

A CHEER trial in NSW? Brian Burns. Resus at the Park 2014, Sydney, Australia (plenary)

SCAT paramedics in resuscitation. Cameron Edgar. Resus at the Park 2014, Sydney, Australia. (oral).

Resuscitation and medical retrieval in the critically ill. Karel Habig.  Resus at the Park 2014, Sydney, Australia. (oral).

Impact brain apnoea. Brian Burns. Resus at the Park 2014, Sydney, Australia. (oral).

Anaesthetic emergency simulation. Anthony Lewis. Resus at the Park 2014, Sydney, Australia. (oral).

Winch operations. Cliff Reid, Retrieval 2014. Glasgow, Scotland. (plenary)

Retrieval Leadership. Cliff Reid, Retrieval 2014. Glasgow, Scotland. (plenary)

The design and implementation of a dedicated, regular, simulation coordinator shift into the working patterns of physicians working with a HEMS. Luke Regan. Retrieval 2014. Glasgow, Scotland (poster)

Avoiding the bite of the hen’s teeth. Luke Regan. Retrieval 2014. Glasgow, Scotland (poster)

Getting it right first time: a prospective descriptive study of first pass success rates in paediatric intubations conducted by a physician-based HEMS. Luke Regan. Retrieval 2014. Glasgow, Scotland (poster)

When should resuscitation stop? Cliff Reid. SMACC Gold 2014, Gold Coast, Australia (plenary)

Logistics and Winches: Saving Lives in the Back of Beyond. Brian Burns. SMACC Gold 2014, Gold Coast, Australia

Apnoeic diffusion oxygenation. Yashvi Wimalasena. SMACC Gold 2014, Gold Coast, Australia (free paper)

Getting it right the first time. Luke Regan. SMACC Gold 2014, Gold Coast, Australia (free paper)

Phone a friend, Telemedicine for paramedics. John Glasheen. SMACC Gold 2014, Gold Coast, Australia (free paper)

Mile high anaesthesia. Geoff Healy. SMACC Gold 2014, Gold Coast, Australia (oral)

The future of prehospital care. Karel Habig. SMACC Gold 2014, Gold Coast, Australia (oral)

Resuscitation dogmalysis. C.Reid. SMACC Gold 2014, Gold Coast, Australia (plenary)

Pre-hospital blood transfusion: a 5-year experience of an Australian helicopter emergency medical service. Peter Sherren*, Brian J Burns. Retrieval 2013, Scotland, UK.

Making things happen. C. Reid. SMACC 2013(plenary).

How to be a hero. C.Reid. SMACC 2013(plenary).

To Air is human. K. Habig. SMACC 2013, Sydney(oral).

Always carry your scalpel. B.Burns. SMACC 2013, Sydney (oral).

Trauma before and beyond the hospital. B.Burns. SMACC 2013, Sydney(oral).

PHARM-the year in review. A. Tzannes. SMACC 2013, Sydney (oral).

Algorithm for the resuscitation of traumatic cardiac arrest patients in a physician staffed helicopter emergency medical service. Peter Sherren*, Cliff Reid, Karel Habig, Brian J Burns. 33rd International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2013, Brussels, Belgium (poster)

Pre-hospital blood transfusion: a 5-year experience of an Australian helicopter emergency medical service. Peter  Sherren*, Brian J Burns33rd International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2013, Brussels, Belgium (poster)

Are physicians required during winch rescue missions in an Australian helicopter emergency medical service? Peter Sherren*, Clare Hayes-Bradley, Cliff Reid, Karel Habig, Brian J Burns. 33rd International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2013, Brussels, Belgium (poster)

P.Sherren. The lethal triad in burns patients :an issue for prehospital care? ASA + FNA 2012 (oral)

P.Sherren. Are physicians required during HEMS winch rescue missions? ASA + FNA 2012 (oral)

K.Habig. Novel training in Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine. ASA + FNA 2012 (oral)

C. Reid. Keeping up to date in prehospital and retrieval medicine. ASA + FNA 2012 (oral)

B.Burns. The aeromedical retrieval of patients with cardiopulmonary support. ASA + FNA 2012 (oral)

B.Burns. Improving documentation in pre-hospital rapid sequence intubation  ASA + FNA 2012 (oral)

B. Burns. The aeromedical retrieval of patients on ECMO. ICEM 2012, Dublin, June 2012 (Oral presentations)

Lupton T, Lansdown A, Reid C, Burns B, Weatherall A.
 Pre-hospital regional anaesthesia for femoral shaft fracture by australian physicians: incidence, technique, and associated scene times.
 International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM). 2012 Dublin

B. Burns. Prehospital management thoracic trauma. ACEM ASM, Sydney, November 2011 (Oral presentation)

B. Burns. Retrieval of critically ill adults using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: an Australian experience. AirMed 2011, Brighton, UK, May 2011 (Oral presentation)

C. Reid. Post-cardiac arrest hyperoxia – bad critical care or good retrieval medicine?. AirMed 2011, Brighton, UK, May 2011 (Oral presentation)

Reid C, Burns B, Habig K.
 Logistics and safety of ECMO retrieval during the H1N1 pandemic. 
International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM). 2010 Singapore (Oral presentation)

Lupton T, Reid C, Habig K, Burns B. 
Clinical applications of handheld sonography in a pre-hospital and retrieval medicine service
 International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM). 2010 Singapore

Chen L, Kalotay G, Reid C, Tall G, Chan L, Ware S.
 Paediatric mission profile of a pre-hospital and retrieval medicine service.
 International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM). 2010 Singapore

Court L, Fogg T, Reid C.
 Critical care transport following balloon tamponade for variceal haemorhage.
 International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM). 2010 Singapore

Burns,B Review of aeromedical intra-aortic balloon pump retrieval in New South Wales. Cardiac Society Australia & New Zealand ASM, Perth, Australia, August 2011 & EUSEM 2010, Stockholm, Sweden

Janssen D, Burns B. Experience of pre-hospital falls-related trauma by an Australian HEMS. ACEM Winter Symposium, Queenstown, New Zealand, July 2011 & AirMed 2011, Brighton, UK.

Coxon L, Cummins FH, Reid C.
 A One Year Review of Aeromedical Winch Retrieval Missions in the Greater Sydney Area, NSW
 Australasian College of Emergency Medicine 26th Annual Scientific Meeting, 2009 Melbourne 
Emergency Medicine Australasia 2010;22(S1):A40

B. Burns. ECMO retrieval during the H1N1 pandemic by the Greater Sydney Area HEMS Emergency Medicine Society South Africa 2009, Cape Town, South Africa 2009 (Oral presentation)

Kernick P, Cummins FH, Reid C, Trevithick S, Rees V.
 A Review of the Helicopter Retrieval Process for Critically Ill Bariatric Patients in New South Wales
 Australasian College of Emergency Medicine 26th Annual Scientific Meeting, 2009 Melbourne
Emergency Medicine Australasia 2010;22(S1):A41

Kernick P, Cummins FH, Habig K, Reid C, Coombes S, Trevithick S, Williams LL, Collyer-Merritt H.
 The Logistical Process for Transportation of Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation 
Australasian College of Emergency Medicine 26th Annual Scientific Meeting, 2009 Melbourne
 Emergency Medicine Australasia 2010;22(S1):A41

Tall G, Reid C, Habig K. 
Competence in the Face of Complexity
 Australasian College of Emergency Medicine 26th Annual Scientific Meeting, 2009 Melbourne
 Emergency Medicine Australasia 2010;22(S1):A21

Cummins F, Reid C, Varshney K, Chan L.
 The development of a dedicated pre-hospital and retrieval ultrasound course for HEMS retrieval services.
 5th World Congress on Ultrasound in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, 2009 Sydney

Reid C, Cummins F, Habig K, Varshney K. 
Introducing Handheld Ultrasonography to a HEMS pre-hospital and retrieval medicine service: canvassing physicians’ concerns.
 5th World Congress on Ultrasound in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, 2009 Sydney

Reid C, Cummins F, Habig K, Varshney K. 
Implementing handheld ultrasonography in pre-hospital and retrieval medicine – from consultation to practice
 5th World Congress on Ultrasound in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, 2009 Sydney

B.Burns. Pre-hospital and inter-hospital retrieval systems in NSW. ACEM Winter Symposium,Darwin, NT, June 2009.

 

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