Conference presentations

Following is a list of conference participation by members of the PRECRU team since 2012:

Dr Stephen Ball

2018

The influence of agonal breathing on call-taker recognition of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, Poster Presentation, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Conference Copenhagen, Denmark April 2018

2017

Geographic variation in ambulance response times for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest – what does this mean for the role of first-responder programs in different regions?, Oral Presentation, Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA), Adelaide Australia August 2017

The importance of staying on the call: recognition of cardiac arrest after initial dispatch, Poster Presentation, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Conference Copenhagen, Denmark May 2017

2016

The recognition of cardiac arrest during emergency ambulance calls, Oral presentation, 2016 Council of Ambulance Authorities conference in October, Brisbane.

2015

Variation in the predictive accuracy of prioritising ambulance call, Oral presentation Paramedics Australasia International Conference, 2-3 October 2015, Adelaide

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Professor Judith Finn

2018

Regional variation in the characteristics, incidence and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Australia and New Zealand. Presented on behalf of the Aus-ROC Epistry Steering Committee at the NZ Resus 2018 conference in Wellington, NZ on 19 – 21 April.

‘She’s sort of breathing’: what linguistic factors determine call-taker recognition of agonal breathing in emergency calls for cardiac arrest? Presented at the NZ Resus 2018 conference in Wellington, NZ on 19 – 21 April.

2017

Epidemiology of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in Australia and New Zealand: results from the Aus-ROC OHCA Epistry. Invited speaker at the Council of Ambulance Authorities CAA2017 Congress, in Adelaide, Australia on 8-10 August.

Resuscitation research Why bother? Invited speaker at the Australian Resuscitation Council ‘Spark of Life Conference’ held in Adelaide, Australia on 4-6 May.

2016

What’s new in Resuscitation. Invited speaker at the ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting on 20-22 October in Perth, Australia.

The role of research in improving resuscitation outcomes. Invited Speaker at the Resuscitation Academy Masterclass, hosted by the Council of Ambulance Authorities on 18 October in Brisbane.

What’s new in ILCOR Education, Implementation and Teams Taskforce. Invited Speaker and member of Faculty for the European Resuscitation Council Congress “Resuscitation 2016” in Reykjavik, Iceland on September 24 & 25.

International strategies to improve OHCA survival rates. Invited speaker at an Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest Workshop in Cardiff, Wales on 21 September – hosted by the Welsh Government and the British Heart Foundation.

Education, Implementation and Teams: update on ANZCOR guidelines. Invited Speaker at the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Conference held in Auckland on April 7-9.

 Practicalities of Guideline Implementation. Invited Speaker at the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Conference held in Auckland on April 7-9.

 Training issues in CPR – Training cycle and CPR feedback and the role of the nursing profession in the ILCOR CoSTR as Education and Training taskforce chair. Invited Speaker at the Resuscitation Council of Asia Conference held in Singapore on February 27-28.

2015

How to implement guidelines into practice and CPR Feedback. Invited Speaker at the European Resuscitation Council’s “Resuscitation 2015” Congress in Prague on October 29-31.

2014

How can we use evidence to improve resuscitation outcomes? Invited Speaker at the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Conference in Queenstown (NZ) 24-26 July.

Why is it so hard…to perform effective CPR? Invited Faculty at the European Resuscitation Council Conference in Bilbao (Spain) 15-17 May.

Pros and cons of observation ‘studies’ in resuscitation. Invited Faculty at the European Resuscitation Council Conference in Bilbao (Spain) 15-17 May.

2013

The Debriefing Challenge. Hands-on: Education session.  Invited Faculty member at the European Resuscitation Council Conference in Krakow 25-26 October.

Evaluating the impact of air pollution on the incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the Perth (Western Australia) metropolitan area: 2000-2010.  Poster presentation on behalf of Straney L, Finn J,  Dennekamp M, Bremner A, Tonkin A & Jacobs I at European Resuscitation Council Conference in Krakow 25-26 October.

Building capacity in resuscitation research – why it matters. Presented by Prof Judith Finn Invited Speaker at the Alaska Resuscitation Conference, in Anchorage, Alaska, 16-19 May.

Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium.  Presented by Prof Judith Finn Invited Speaker on behalf of the Aus-ROC Investigators at the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Spark of Life Conference, in Melbourne, on 19 April.

2012

American Heart Association Resuscitation Science Symposium(AHA-ReSS), ‘International Collaborations to Improve Resuscitation’ – Invited Speaker.

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ), ‘Patient response to early warning signs’. Brisbane –Invited Speaker.

European Resuscitation Council Congress, Relative survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients in Perth, Western Australia. Vienna – Invited Speaker.

Australian Resuscitation Council (Victorian Branch), ‘Why we need to build capacity in resuscitation research – the Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (Aus-ROC) Aust. – Invited Speaker.

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), ‘Evidence-based medicine – how the experts got it wrong’ Perth, Aust. – Invited Speaker.

Capacity Building in Resuscitation Science, “Resuscitation in Motion”, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada- Keynote Speaker.

New Zealand Resuscitation Council, ‘Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium’  Auckland, N.Z. –Invited Speaker.

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Dr Madoka Inoue

2015

Incidence, characteristics, and survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children and adolescents between 1997 and 2014 in Perth, Western Australia. Poster presentation, Paramedics Australasia International Conference (PAIC) 2-3 October, Adelaide.

2014

Incidence, characteristics, and survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children and adolescents between 1997 and 2013 in Perth, Western Australia, Poster presentation, 15th International Conference on Emergency Medicine (ICEM) 11-14 June, Hong Kong, China.

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Dr Hideo Tohira

2017

Helicopter transport of rural major trauma patients is no better than ambulance. Poster Presentation, 34th Annual Scientific meeting – Australasian College for Emergency Medicine: 2017 19-23 November, Sydney Australia.

Helicopter transport of rural major trauma patients is no better than ambulance. Poster Presentation. 11th European Congress on Emergency Medicine: 2017 23 -27 September, Athens, Greece.

2016

Risk of representation or death in patients discharged at the scene by paramedics. Poster presentation, The 16 the International Conference on Emergency Medicine 2016; 18-21 May; Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

Outcomes of older patients attended by paramedics for falls in Perth, Western Australia. 10th European Congress on Emergency Medicine; 2016 1-5 October, Vienna, Austria.

2015

Risk of representation of death in patients discharged at the scene by paramedics. Poster presentation Paramedics Australasia 2015 Conference; 2-3 October, Adelaide.

2014

Outcome of patients seen but not transported by paramedics in the Perth metropolitan area. Poster presentation, The 15th International Conference on Emergency Medicine 2014; 11-14 June, Hong Kong.

2013

Tohira H, Jacobs I, Mountain D, et al. Comparison of Tables that Map the Abbreviated Injury Scale 1998 Version to the 2008 Version. International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury – 2013 International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Injury. Gothenburg, Sweden – oral presentation.

Tohira H  Jacobs I, Mountain D, et al. The impact of new prehospital practitioners on Emergency Departmetn services: A systematic review and meta-analysis. The 7th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine; 2013; Tokyo, Japan – poster presentation.

Tohira H. The 41st Annual meeting of Japanese Association of Acute Medicine. The impact of new prehospital practitioners on Emergency Department services: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Tokyo, Japan – oral presentation.

2012

International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury, Annual Conference, Differences in risk factors between early and late trauma death after road traffic accidents’, Dublin Ireland – Oral presentation.

The 26th Annual Conference of Japanese Association for the Surgery of Trauma, ‘Data quality of the Japan Trauma Data bank and its improvement’, Tokyo, Japan – Oral Presentation.

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