Presentations

 Aus-ROC Presentations

2015

European Resuscitation Council Congress, 2015, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Establishing the Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC) Epistry. Beck B, Bray J.E, Smith K, Walker T, Hein C, Thorrowgood M, Grantham H, Driscoll H, Smith A, Smith T, Dicker B, Swain A, Cameron P, Finn J.
  • Induction of therapeutic hypothermia during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Stephen Bernard, Karen Smith, Judith Finn, Peter Cameron, Cindy Hein, Hugh Grantham, Janet Bray, Conor Deasy, Michael Stephenson, Lahn Straney, Teresa Williams.
  • Impact of change to target temperature management on post-arrest care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients. Janet Bray, Dion Stub, Jason Bloom, Louise Segan, Biswadev Mitra, Karen Smith, Judith Finn, Stephen Bernard.
  • Paramedic exposure to resuscitation is associated with cardiac arrest survival. Kylie Dyson, Janet Bray, Karen Smith, Stephen Bernard, Lahn Straney, Judith Finn.
  • A systematic review of basic life support training targeting family members of high-risk patients. Susie Cartledge, Janet Bray, Marion Leary, Dion Stub, Judith Finn.
  • Regional characteristic are associated with the variation in OHCA incidence and bystander CPR rates seen across Victoria, Australia. Straney L, Bray J, Beck B, Finn J, Bernard S, Dyson K, Lijovic M, Smith K.
  • Traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Perth, Western Australia from 1997 to 2014. Beck B, Tohira H, Bray J, Straney L, Inoue M, Williams T, McKenzie N, Finn J.
  • Regions of high out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence and low bystander CPR rates in Victoria, Australia. Beck B, Straney L, Bray J, Finn J, Bernard S, Dyson K, Lijovic M, Smith K.

Council of Ambulance Authorities Conference 2015, Melbourne

  • Establishing the Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC) Epistry. Beck B, Bray J.E, Smith K, Walker T, Hein C, Thorrowgood M, Grantham H, Driscoll H, Smith A, Smith T, Dicker B, Swain A, Cameron P, Finn J

Paramedics Australasia International Conference 2015, Adelaide

  • Paramedic exposure to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation is associated with patient survival. Dyson K, Bray J, Smith K, Bernard S and Finn J.

Australian Resuscitation Council International Spark of Life Conference 2015, Melbourne

  • The Early Impact of Introducing a Post-Arrest Team and Protocol in the Emergency Department. Bray J, Segan L,Bernard S, Mitra B, Stub D, Smith K, Finn J.
  • Mass media campaigns influence on prehospital behaviour for acute coronary syndromes: an evaluation of the Australian Heart Foundation’s Warning Signs Campaign. Janet Bray, Dion Stub, Philip Ngu, Susie Cartledge, Michelle Stewart, Wendy Keech, Harry Patsamanis, James Shaw, Judith Fin
  • Paramedic exposure to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation is associated with patient survival. Dyson K, Bray J, Smith K, Bernard S and Finn
  • Do Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Offer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training In Australia And New Zealand? S Cartledge, J Bray, J Finn.

2014

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions –Resuscitation Science Symposium. (2014). Chicago, USA.

  • How Much Exposure to Resuscitation Do Emergency Medical Services Personnel Get? Dyson K, Bray J, Smith K, Bernard S and Finn J.
  • Regional variation in the incidence of OHCA and Bystander CPR. Straney L, Bray JE, Smith K, Bernard S, Finn J
  • Views on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation among older Australians in care. Resuscitation Science Symposium (November 2014); Chicago, USA. Straney L, Bray JE, Finn J.

Paramedics Australasia International Conference (2014). Gold Coast, Australia.

  • A systematic review of the effect of emergency medical service practitioners’ experience and exposure to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on patient survival and procedural performance. Dyson K, Bray J, Smith K, Bernard S and Finn J.

European Resuscitation Council Conference (15-17 May 2014). Bilbao, Spain.

  • Pros and cons of observation ‘studies’ in resuscitation.  (Invited Faculty) J Finn.
  • Why is it so hard…to perform effective CPR? (Invited Faculty) J Finn.
  • The impact of introducing a post-arrest team and protocol in the emergency department on care: the first year experience. Bray J, Segan L,Bernard S, Mitra B, Stub D, Smith K, Finn J.
  • The patient journey through a hospital with high survival rates for ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Bray J.E, Segan L, Bernard S, Mitra B, Stub D, Smith K and Finn J.

International Emergency Medicine Conference 2014 (11-14 June 2014). Hong Kong, China. 

  • Emergency Department Outcomes for Ventricular Fibrillation Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests. Bray JE, Segan L, Bernard S, Mitra B, Stub D, Smith K and Finn J.
  • Outcome of Patients Seen but Not Transported by Paramedics in the Perth Metropolitan Area. Tohira H, Jacobs I, Williams T and Finn J.
  • A Systematic Review on the Effect of Emergency Medical Service Practitioners’ Experience and Exposure to Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest on Patient Survival and Procedural Performance. Dyson K, Bray J, Smith K, Bernard S and Finn J.
  • Factors Related to Intention to Call Emergency Medical Services for Heart Attack Symptoms: Is cost an important factor? Bray J.E, Poulter C, Stewart M, Stavreski B, Grenfell R, Keech W.
  • Emergency Department Outcomes for Ventricular Fibrillation Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests. Bray J.E, Segan L, Bernard S, Mitra B, Stub D, Smith K,  Finn J.
  • Incidence, characteristics, and survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children and adolescents between 1997 and 2013 in Perth, Western Australia. Inoue M, Finn J, Williams T, Tohira H and Jacobs I.
  • Audiovisual feedback device use by health care professionals during CPR: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised and non-randomised trials. Kirkbright S, Finn J, Tohira H, Jacobs I, Bremnar A, Celenza T.

 

 

 2013

Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC). Finn J (Invited Speaker) on behalf of the Aus-ROC Investigators. 9th International Spark of Life Conference, (April 2013) Melbourne, Australia.

Drowning related out-of-hospital cardiac arrests: characteristics and outcomes. 9th International Spark of Life Conference, (April, 2013).Melbourne, Australia . Dyson K, Morgans A, Bray J.E, Cox S, Mathews B, Smith K.

Evaluating the impact of air pollution in the incidence of Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) in Perth metropolitan region: 2000-2010. Straney L. 9th International Spark of Life Conference, (April 2013). Melbourne, Australia.

Evaluating the impact of air pollution in the incidence of Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) in Perth metropolitan region: 2000-2010.  Finn J. European Resuscitation Congress, (25-26 October 2013). Krakow, Poland.

Exploring gender differences and the “oestrogen effect” in an Australian out-of-hospital cardiac arrest population. 9th International Spark of Life Conference, (April 2013). Melbourne, Australia. Bray J, Stub D, Bernard S, Smith K.

Quantifying the impact of distance on estimates of air pollution exposure and the risk of an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Straney L. The Australasian Epidemiological Association Annual Scientific Meeting, 2013. Brisbane, Australia.

Temporal trends in the Incidence of Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest in Perth, Western Australia, 1996-2010Finn J. European Resuscitation Congress 2013, Krakow, Poland, 25-26 October 2013.

The Debriefing Challenge. Hands-on: Education session. Finn J  (Invited Faculty) at the European Resuscitation Council Conference (25-26 Oct 2013). Krakow, Poland.  Straney L, Finn J,  Dennekamp M, Bremner A, Tonkin A & Jacobs I.

Trends in incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Perth, Western Australia, 1997-2010. Bray JE, Di Palma S, Jacobs I, Straney L, Finn J.  European Resuscitation Conference 2013, Krakow, Poland

What is optimal blood pressure in patients surviving an OHCA event. European Resuscitation Council 2013. Bray J, Cantwell K, Bernard S, Stephenson M, Smith K.

2012

Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium.  Finn J (Invited Speaker) on behalf of the Aus-ROC Investigators. New Zealand Resuscitation Council,  (26-28 April 2012). Auckland, New Zealand.

Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC). International Conference on Emergency Medicine (27-30 June 20120.Dublin, Ireland. Finn J, Bernard S, Jacobs I, Smith K, Cameron P and the Aus-ROC Investigators.

Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC). European Resuscitation Council (18-20 October 2012). Vienna, Austria. Finn J, Bernard S, Jacobs I, Cameron P, Smith K, Tonkin A, Thompson P on behalf of the Aus-ROC Investigators.

Capacity Building in Resuscitation Science. Finn J (Invited Speaker). “Resuscitation in Motion”, University of Toronto,  (2-3 May 2012). Toronto, Canada.

Resuscitation Updates. Jacobs I (Invited Speaker) Australian Resuscitation Council  (Victorian Branch), 2012. Melbourne, Australia.

Why we need to build capacity in resuscitation research – the Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC)Finn J (Invited Speaker) on behalf of the Aus-ROC Investigators. Australian Resuscitation Council (Victorian Branch), (2 June 2012). Melbourne, Australia.

 

 

Aus-ROC related presentations- Staff and Investigators

2014

CPR Feedback- Pros and Cons. Jacobs I. Invited Speaker. European Resuscitation Council (15-17 May 2014). Bilbao, Spain.

CPR Compression Devices- What the literature says! Jacobs I. Invited Speaker, Paramedics Australasia SA and South Australian Ambulance Service, (2014). Adelaide, Australia.

Early Withdrawal of Resuscitation Efforts from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Causes, Characteristics and Temporal Trends. International College of Emergency Medicine (ICEM) (June 2014, Hong Kong). Nehme Z, Andrew E, Bernard S, Smith K.

Epidemiology and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in Qatar. International College of Emergency Medicine (ICEM) (June 2014, Hong Kong). Irfan F, Bhatti J, Shaikh L, Castren M, Djarv T, Bowen J, Owen R, Smith K, Cameron P.

Implementation of LUCAS in an Ambulance Service. Jacobs I. Invited Speaker, Aus-ROC Post Resuscitation Care and Prognostication Seminar, (2014). Melbourne, Australia

Public access defibrillation- results from the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry (VACAR). International College of Emergency Medicine (ICEM) (June 2014, Hong Kong). Lijovic M, Bernard S, Nehme Z, Walker T, Smith K.

Public access defibrillation- results from the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry (VACAR). World heart Federation- World Congress of Cardiology (May 2014). Melbourne, Australia. Lijovic M, Bernard S, Nehme Z, Walker T, Smith K.

Outcome of Patients Seen but Not Transported by Paramedics in the Perth Metropolitan Area. The International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM), Hong Kong. Tohira H, Jacobs I, Williams T, Finn J.

Out of hospital cardiac arrests and exposure to fine particulate matter air pollution (PM2.5) during 2006-07 bush fires, in Victoria, Australia. World heart Federation- World Congress of Cardiology (May 2014, Melbourne). Haikerwal A, Dennekamp M, Sim M, Smith K.

Post arrest management. Bernard S. SMACC 2014. Gold Coast, Australia.

Prehospital Care Research. Jacobs I. Invited Keynote Speaker, Resuscitation in Motion- RIM 2014 (2014). Toronto, Canada.

Quality of Life of Cardiac Arrest Survivors at One Year Post Arrest. International College of Emergency Medicine (ICEM) (June 2014, Hong Kong). Smith K, Andrew E, Lijovic M, Nehme Z, Bernard S.

The increasing EMS response time on survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Victoria, Australia. International College of Emergency Medicine (ICEM) (June 2014, Hong Kong). Lijovic M, Smith K.

Using a Cardiac Arrest Registry to Measure and Improve the Emergency Medical System: A Decade of Findings from the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry. International College of Emergency Medicine (ICEM) (June 2014, Hong Kong). Nehme Z, Bernard S, Cameron P, Bray J, Meredith I, Lijovic M, Smith K.

 

 

 2013

Air pollution and incidence out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Teng T-H, Williams TA, Finn JC, Bremner A, Tohira H, Franklin P, Tonkin A, Jacobs IG. Poster presentation Spark of Life conference, 2013. Melbourne, Australia.

Clinical Dashboards – Measuring effectiveness of pre-hospital care. Jacobs I (Invited Speaker). Council of Ambulance Authorities (2013). Canberra, Australia.

Clinical Trials to Improve Outcomes for Cardiac Patients. Council of Ambulation Services (October 2013). Canberra, Australia. Smith K, Bernard S.

OHCA and hourly air pollution in Melbourne. Environmental and Health –Bridging South, North, East and West. (August 2013, Basel Switzerland). Dennekamp M, Akram M, Tonkin A, Sim M, Smith K, Erbas B.

Post arrest management. Bernard S. Presented at the ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting, (November 2013). Adelaide, Australia.

Pre-hospital intubation-A trauma perspective. Bernard S. Presented at the Resuscitation Science Symposium American Heart Association Annual Scientific Meeting, (November 2013). Dallas, Texas USA.

Public access defibrillation- results from the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry (VACAR). World heart Federation- World Congress of Cardiology, (May 2014).  Melbourne, Australia. Lijovic M, Bernard S, Nehme Z, Walker T, Smith K.

Recent developments in resuscitation. Bernard S. (Keynote speaker). Presented at the International Conference for Emergency Nurses, (October 2013). Melbourne, Australia.

Resuscitation Outcomes. Jacobs I (Invited speaker). 9th  International Spark of Life Conference  –  Australian Resuscitation Council, 9th International Spark of Life Conference, (April 2013).  Melbourne, Australia.

Therapeutic hypothermia after in-hospital cardiac arrest. Bernard S. Presented at the Resuscitation Science Symposium American Heart Association Annual Scientific, (November 2013). Dallas, Texas USA.

The role of Extended Care Paramedics. Jacobs I  (Invited speaker). Emergency Demand in older Australians – CREPS Symposium (September 2013). Melbourne, Australia.

Trends in Incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Perth, Western Australia, 1996-2010. Stephanie Di Palma, JE Bray, I Jacobs, J Finn. 9th International Spark of Life Conference, (April 2013).  Melbourne, Australia.

Understanding paramedic care and improving patient outcomes via pre-hospital registries. Smith K. Council of Ambulation Services (October 2013). Canberra, Australia.

Utstein Template Update.  Jacobs I. (Invited speaker). European Resuscitation Council Conference (25-26 Oct 2013). Krakow, Poland.