David McD Taylor

Summary

Affiliation: Austin Health
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of topical alkane vapocoolant spray on pain with intravenous cannulation in patients in emergency departments: randomised double blind placebo controlled trial
    Ramzi Hijazi
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
    BMJ 338:b215. 2009
  2. doi A comparison of precipitants and mortality when acute decompensated heart failure occurs in the community and hospital settings
    D McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 21:439-43. 2012
  3. pmc Acupuncture as analgesia for low back pain, ankle sprain and migraine in emergency departments: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Marc Cohen
    RMIT University Australia PO Box 71 Bundoora, Victoria 3083 Australia
    Trials 12:241. 2011
  4. ncbi Handheld mobile telephone use among Melbourne drivers
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:432-4. 2007
  5. doi Prehospital noninvasive ventilation: a viable treatment option in the urban setting
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Medicine Research, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria Australia
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:42-5. 2008
  6. doi Therapeutic errors among children in the community setting: nature, causes and outcomes
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency andGeneral Medicine Research, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:304-9. 2009
  7. doi Tropisetron versus metoclopramide for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in the emergency department: A randomized, double-blinded, clinical trial
    John Chae
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne Department of Medicine, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:554-61. 2011
  8. doi Therapeutic errors involving adults in the community setting: nature, causes and outcomes
    David McD Taylor
    Austin Health, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:388-94. 2009
  9. ncbi Risk factors for sedation-related events during procedural sedation in the emergency department
    David McD Taylor
    Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:466-73. 2011
  10. ncbi Workplace factors leading to planned reduction of clinical work among emergency physicians
    Heather D Crook
    Emergency Department, Ballarat Health Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:28-34. 2004

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  1. pmc Effect of topical alkane vapocoolant spray on pain with intravenous cannulation in patients in emergency departments: randomised double blind placebo controlled trial
    Ramzi Hijazi
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3052
    BMJ 338:b215. 2009
    ..To assess the efficacy, acceptability, and safety of a topical alkane vapocoolant in reducing pain during intravenous cannulation in adults...
  2. doi A comparison of precipitants and mortality when acute decompensated heart failure occurs in the community and hospital settings
    D McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Heart Lung Circ 21:439-43. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Acupuncture as analgesia for low back pain, ankle sprain and migraine in emergency departments: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Marc Cohen
    RMIT University Australia PO Box 71 Bundoora, Victoria 3083 Australia
    Trials 12:241. 2011
    ..The current study aims to assess the efficacy of acupuncture for providing effective analgesia to patients presenting with acute low back pain, migraine and ankle sprain at the EDs of four hospitals in Melbourne, Australia...
  4. ncbi Handheld mobile telephone use among Melbourne drivers
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:432-4. 2007
    ..To evaluate change in handheld mobile telephone (mobile) use among motor vehicle drivers between 2002 and 2006...
  5. doi Prehospital noninvasive ventilation: a viable treatment option in the urban setting
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Medicine Research, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria Australia
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:42-5. 2008
    ..To determine the viability of prehospital noninvasive ventilation (NIV) as a prelude to a definitive clinical trial...
  6. doi Therapeutic errors among children in the community setting: nature, causes and outcomes
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency andGeneral Medicine Research, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:304-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the epidemiology of therapeutic errors among children in the community setting...
  7. doi Tropisetron versus metoclopramide for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in the emergency department: A randomized, double-blinded, clinical trial
    John Chae
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne Department of Medicine, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:554-61. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare the relative efficacy of tropisetron and metoclopramide in treating nausea/vomiting in undifferentiated ED patients...
  8. doi Therapeutic errors involving adults in the community setting: nature, causes and outcomes
    David McD Taylor
    Austin Health, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:388-94. 2009
    ..To compare the nature of therapeutic errors made by adults in community residential units (CRU) and private homes (Home)...
  9. ncbi Risk factors for sedation-related events during procedural sedation in the emergency department
    David McD Taylor
    Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:466-73. 2011
    ..To determine the nature, incidence and risk factors for sedation-related events during ED procedural sedation, with particular focus on the drugs administered...
  10. ncbi Workplace factors leading to planned reduction of clinical work among emergency physicians
    Heather D Crook
    Emergency Department, Ballarat Health Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:28-34. 2004
    ..There is anecdotal evidence that ACEM Fellows are reducing or planning to reduce their clinical workload. We investigated the extent of, and reasons for, these reductions...
  11. pmc Bupivacaine in the emergency department is underused: scope for improved patient care
    Jia Jia Shen
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 24:189-93. 2007
    ..To determine patterns of local anaesthetic use, knowledge and perceived use of local anaesthetic by emergency department doctors, and barriers to bupivacaine use...
  12. doi Education initiative improves the evidence-based use of metoclopramide following morphine administration in the emergency department
    Bernard S K Yeoh
    Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 21:178-83. 2009
    ..We aimed to evaluate a multifaceted education initiative designed to reduce the prophylactic use of metoclopramide...
  13. doi Variation in the management of hypothetical cases of acute agitation in Australasian emergency departments
    Esther W Chan
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, 381 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:23-32. 2011
    ..To describe the prescribing practice of emergency medicine clinicians in the management of highly agitated patients and to identify perceived barriers to management and the gaps in training...
  14. ncbi Health smart cards: differing perceptions of emergency department patients and staff
    Reizal Mohd Rosli
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 33:136-43. 2009
    ..Significantly fewer staff believed that patients could reliably handle the cards. Overall, however, the cards were considered acceptable and useful, and their introduction would be supported...
  15. doi The epidemiology of chemical eye exposures reported to the Victorian Poisons Information Centre
    Loren M Sher
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Eur J Emerg Med 19:389-94. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the epidemiology of chemical eye exposures reported to the Victorian Poisons Information Centre, Australia...
  16. ncbi Investigation of the variables that impact upon the knowledge of cardiac risk factors
    Hui Liew
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 18:252-8. 2006
    ..Awareness of cardiac disease risk factors is required before they can be modified. The present study aimed to investigate risk factor knowledge and the variables that impact upon this knowledge...
  17. ncbi Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset: factors that impact upon the data quality
    Rebecca Marson
    Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 17:104-12. 2005
    ..Its usefulness for quality assurance and research relies on the data being both complete and accurate. We aimed to determine the factors that impact adversely on the collection of high-quality VEMD data...
  18. ncbi Animal and human bite injuries in Victoria, 1998-2004
    Catherine E MacBean
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:38-40. 2007
    ..PARTICIPANTS, DESIGN AND SETTING: Retrospective case series of injuries recorded in the Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset (VEMD) (1998-2004) and deaths recorded in the National Coroners Information System (1 July 2000 - 1 June 2006)...
  19. ncbi Experienced scuba divers in Australia and the United States suffer considerable injury and morbidity
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Wilderness Environ Med 14:83-8. 2003
    ..However, the injury experiences of individual divers over long diving careers have rarely been investigated. Our objective was to study the acute and chronic injuries of experienced, recreational scuba divers...
  20. doi Factors associated with high levels of patient satisfaction with pain management
    Jessica Shill
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Acad Emerg Med 19:1212-5. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine, among emergency department (ED) patients, the factors associated with a high level of satisfaction with pain management...
  21. ncbi Potential interactions between prescription drugs and complementary and alternative medicines among patients in the emergency department
    David McD Taylor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pharmacotherapy 26:634-40. 2006
    ..To determine the nature and prevalence of potential interactions between prescription drugs and complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) and the reasons some patients do not advise their physicians of CAM use...
  22. ncbi Factors that impact upon the time to hospital presentation following the onset of chest pain
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 17:204-11. 2005
    ..We aimed to assess the extent of and reasons for prehospital delay, and identify patient subgroups more at risk of delayed presentation...
  23. ncbi Randomized clinical trial comparing intravenous midazolam and droperidol for sedation of the acutely agitated patient in the emergency department
    Jonathan C Knott
    Emergency Medicine Research Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Emerg Med 47:61-7. 2006
    ..We compare intravenous midazolam and droperidol for the onset of sedation of acutely agitated patients in the emergency department (ED)...
  24. ncbi Analysis of complaints lodged by patients attending Victorian hospitals, 1997-2001
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Parkville, VIC 3050
    Med J Aust 181:31-5. 2004
    ..To describe complaints by patients and compare rates of complaint in demographic subgroups of patients and hospital departments...
  25. ncbi Propofol versus midazolam/fentanyl for reduction of anterior shoulder dislocation
    David McD Taylor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3050
    Acad Emerg Med 12:13-9. 2005
    ..The authors aimed to compare propofol and midazolam/fentanyl for reduction of anterior shoulder dislocations using the modified Kocher's maneuver...
  26. doi Paediatric pain assessment: differences between triage nurse, child and parent
    Umadevan Rajasagaram
    Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:199-203. 2009
    ..To compare the severity of paediatric pain as assessed by the triage nurse, child and parent...
  27. doi Induction of prehospital therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from nonventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest*
    Stephen A Bernard
    Ambulance Victoria, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 40:747-53. 2012
    ....
  28. ncbi The psychological health of emergency physicians in Australasia
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:21-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the psychological health of ACEM Fellows and the important factors that impact on this health...
  29. ncbi Use and toxicity of complementary and alternative medicines among emergency department patients
    David McD Taylor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:400-6. 2004
    ....
  30. doi Triage presenting complaint descriptions bias emergency department waiting times
    Martin J Dutch
    Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Acad Emerg Med 15:731-5. 2008
    ..The authors aimed to determine whether certain emergency department (ED) triage "presenting complaint" descriptions are associated with shorter or longer waiting times, when compared with matched controls...
  31. ncbi Procedural skills quality assurance among Australasian College for Emergency Medicine fellows and trainees
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 18:268-75. 2006
    ..The present study examined trainee and fellow procedural experience and perceived competency, participation in accredited training courses and support for a procedural logbook...
  32. ncbi Hatzolah emergency medical responder service: to save a life
    Tony Chan
    Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:639-42. 2007
    ..03). Five (14%) survived to hospital discharge. Hatzolah has evolved into an organisation providing a complementary service to the MAS. It serves as a model for the establishment of other metropolitan community First Responder groups...
  33. ncbi Management of new onset atrial fibrillation in previously well patients less than 60 years of age
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 17:4-10. 2005
    ..This study reviewed the ED management of new onset atrial fibrillation (AF) in previously well patients aged less than 60 years...
  34. ncbi Weather patients will come?
    Daniel K B Ou
    Austin Health, PO Box 5555, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:675-7. 2005
    ..To determine whether weather conditions affect emergency department (ED) attendance and admissions from the ED...
  35. ncbi Epidemiology of unarmed threats in the emergency department
    Jonathan C Knott
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 17:351-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the precipitants, subject characteristics, nature and outcomes of unarmed threats in the ED...
  36. doi Sick leave in the emergency department: staff attitudes and the impact of job designation and psychosocial work conditions
    Mark J Rugless
    Emergency Department, Austin Hospital, Victoria Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:39-45. 2011
    ..To examine patterns of, and attitudes to, sick leave taken by ED and other hospital staff and to compare ED doctor and nurse psychosocial work conditions...
  37. ncbi Mobile telephone use among Melbourne drivers: a preventable exposure to injury risk
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Vic
    Med J Aust 179:140-2. 2003
    ..To determine the rate of handheld mobile telephone use among motor vehicle drivers...
  38. doi Prehospital synchronized electrical cardioversion of a poorly perfused SVT patient by paramedics
    Gavin Smith
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:301-4. 2013
    ....
  39. doi Factors that impact on emergency department patient compliance with antibiotic regimens
    Jiong Ho
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 27:815-20. 2010
    ..To investigate factors that impact upon compliance with antibiotic regimens among patients in the emergency department (ED)...
  40. doi Changing epidemiology of intentional antidepressant drug overdose in Victoria, Australia
    Anselm Wong
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:759-64. 2010
    ..To determine the epidemiology of intentional antidepressant drug overdose (OD), over an extended time period, in Victoria, Australia...
  41. ncbi Alcohol use among young adults presenting to the emergency department
    Alwie C Tjipto
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 18:125-30. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi Incorrect instruction in the use of the Valsalva manoeuvre for paroxysmal supra-ventricular tachycardia is common
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:284-7. 2004
    ..This study aimed to assess whether ED doctors instruct their patients to perform the recommended VM technique (supine position for 15 s)...
  43. ncbi Unexpected events during the intrahospital transport of critically ill patients
    Jonathan P N Papson
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Acad Emerg Med 14:574-7. 2007
    ..To examine unexpected events (UEs) that occur during the intrahospital transport of critically ill emergency department patients...
  44. ncbi Adverse events and complications among patients admitted to hospital in the home directly from the emergency department
    Anita L Liu
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:400-5. 2002
    ..This study aimed to investigate this problem and make recommendations for prevention strategies...
  45. ncbi Experienced, recreational scuba divers in Australia continue to dive despite medical contraindications
    David McD Taylor
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Wilderness Environ Med 13:187-93. 2002
    ..This study aimed to survey experienced recreational scuba divers to determine the prevalence of diseases contraindicated in diving...
  46. ncbi An analysis of marine animal injuries presenting to emergency departments in Victoria, Australia
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Wilderness Environ Med 13:106-12. 2002
    ..To describe the epidemiology of marine animal injury in Victoria, Australia, in order to identify risk factors and recommend prevention strategies...
  47. ncbi Complaints from emergency department patients largely result from treatment and communication problems
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:43-9. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi The safety of edible fungi purchased at Melbourne markets
    Jeffrey P Robinson
    Victorian Poisons Information Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:279-80. 2006
    ..To determine if toxic mushroom species are sold at Melbourne fruit and vegetable markets...
  49. doi Obesity significantly increases the difficulty of patient management in the emergency department
    Jeremy Kam
    Advanced Medical Science, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 22:316-23. 2010
    ..To determine which aspects of ED management are adversely affected by patient obesity, to determine the level of obesity above which management is made more difficult and to make recommendations on how these effects might be mitigated...
  50. ncbi Medical model for hospital in the home: effects on patient management
    Anh Tran
    Emergency Department, Werribee Mercy Hospital, Werribee, Vic, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 33:494-501. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effects of a change to a medical model for hospital in the home (HITH)...
  51. doi Emergency department abdominal x-rays have a poor diagnostic yield and their usefulness is questionable
    Kirsty Jackson
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia 3084
    Emerg Med J 28:745-9. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence and nature of new clinically significant abdominal x-ray (AXR) findings and the proportion of patients receiving additional imaging in the emergency department (ED)...
  52. doi Review article: leaving the emergency department without being seen
    Marcus Kennedy
    Adult Retrieval Victoria, Metropolitan Ambulance Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 20:306-13. 2008
    ..They should compare outcomes for groups of LWBS patients with those who wait and should include cross-sectoral data mapping to truly detect re-attendance and admission rates...
  53. ncbi Handover in the emergency department: deficiencies and adverse effects
    Ken Ye
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:433-41. 2007
    ..To determine problems resulting from ED handover, deficiencies in current procedures and whether patient care or ED processes are adversely affected...
  54. doi Delayed versus immediate urethral catheterization following instillation of local anaesthetic gel in men: a randomized, controlled clinical trial
    Robert Bruce Garbutt
    Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 20:328-32. 2008
    ..We aimed to compare the discomfort of urethral catheterization performed immediately or after a 2 min delay following instillation of local anaesthetic gel...
  55. ncbi Emergency department staff can effectively resuscitate in level C personal protective equipment
    Ruwangi Udayasiri
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:113-21. 2007
    ..The present project assessed the subjective discomfort, physiological impact and performance of staff wearing PPE...
  56. doi An intervention trial increases the evidence-based use of bupivacaine in hand injuries
    S Rickman
    Emergency Department, Austin Hospital, PO Box 5555, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Emerg Med J 27:17-21. 2010
    ..We aimed to develop and evaluate a multifaceted education initiative designed to improve the evidence-based use of bupivacaine in hand injuries...
  57. ncbi Implementing a research governance framework for clinical and public health research
    Stephanie J Poustie
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia stephanie poustieATbigpond com
    Med J Aust 185:623-6. 2006
    ..The need for participant confidentiality, privacy and data security was found to be understood, and adhered to widely by all researchers. An evaluation of the effect of audit on researchers found that the process was well accepted...
  58. ncbi Mechanisms of motor vehicle accidents that predict major injury
    Sylvia Palanca
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:423-8. 2003
    ..To assess whether prehospital triage guidelines, based on mechanistic criteria alone, accurately identify victims of motor vehicle accidents (MVA) with major injury...
  59. ncbi So you want your article to be published!
    David McD Taylor
    Emerg Med Australas 17:1-3. 2005
  60. ncbi A multidisciplinary Care Coordination Team improves emergency department discharge planning practice
    Joanne E Moss
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:435-9. 2002
    ..9% [95% CI, 30.5-31.3] v 14 217 patients, 32.6% [95% CI, 32.2-33.0]; P < 0.001). Surveys of staff, patients and carers, as well as community service providers, showed a high level of satisfaction with the CCT...