Lawrence H Brown

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Carbon footprinting of North American emergency medical services systems
    Ian E Blanchard
    Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services IEB, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:23-9. 2011
  2. pmc Methodology for the development of a Canadian national EMS research agenda
    Jan L Jensen
    Emergency Health Services, 239 Brownlow Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 11:15. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Paramedic determinations of medical necessity: a meta-analysis
    Lawrence H Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:516-27. 2009
  4. pmc Self-reported anticipated compliance with physician advice to stay home during pandemic (H1N1) 2009: results from the 2009 Queensland Social Survey
    Lawrence H Brown
    Anton Breinl Centre, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:138. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Airway management in the air medical setting
    Lawrence H Brown
    Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Air Med J 30:140-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint EMS provider determinations of necessity for transport and reimbursement for EMS response, medical care, and transport: combined resource document for the National Association of EMS Physicians position statements
    Michael G Millin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21209, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:562-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Higher energy prices are associated with diminished resources, performance and safety in Australian ambulance systems
    Lawrence H Brown
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:83-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The carbon footprint of Australian ambulance operations
    Lawrence H Brown
    Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:657-62. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Level of concern and precaution taking among Australians regarding travel during pandemic (H1N1) 2009: results from the 2009 Queensland Social Survey
    Peter A Leggat
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Travel Med 17:291-5. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Evolution of the literature identifying physicians' roles in leadership, clinical development, and practice of the subspecialty of emergency medical services
    Michael G Millin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 26:49-64. 2011

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Carbon footprinting of North American emergency medical services systems
    Ian E Blanchard
    Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services IEB, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:23-9. 2011
    ..We also calculated per-response and population-based emissions. We report descriptive summary data...
  2. pmc Methodology for the development of a Canadian national EMS research agenda
    Jan L Jensen
    Emergency Health Services, 239 Brownlow Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 11:15. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Paramedic determinations of medical necessity: a meta-analysis
    Lawrence H Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:516-27. 2009
    ..Objective. This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated studies reporting U.S. paramedics' ability to determine medical necessity of ambulance transport...
  4. pmc Self-reported anticipated compliance with physician advice to stay home during pandemic (H1N1) 2009: results from the 2009 Queensland Social Survey
    Lawrence H Brown
    Anton Breinl Centre, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:138. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Airway management in the air medical setting
    Lawrence H Brown
    Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Air Med J 30:140-8. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint EMS provider determinations of necessity for transport and reimbursement for EMS response, medical care, and transport: combined resource document for the National Association of EMS Physicians position statements
    Michael G Millin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21209, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 15:562-9. 2011
    ..Payment for EMS services should be based on the prudent layperson standard. EMS systems that do utilize nontransport policies should be appropriately reimbursed, as this represents potential cost savings to the health care system...
  7. doi request reprint Higher energy prices are associated with diminished resources, performance and safety in Australian ambulance systems
    Lawrence H Brown
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Queensland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:83-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of changing energy prices on Australian ambulance systems...
  8. doi request reprint The carbon footprint of Australian ambulance operations
    Lawrence H Brown
    Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:657-62. 2012
    ..To determine the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the energy consumption of Australian ambulance operations, and to identify the predominant energy sources that contribute to those emissions...
  9. doi request reprint Level of concern and precaution taking among Australians regarding travel during pandemic (H1N1) 2009: results from the 2009 Queensland Social Survey
    Peter A Leggat
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    J Travel Med 17:291-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the level of concern of Australians regarding travel during Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and how this impacted on their travel...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evolution of the literature identifying physicians' roles in leadership, clinical development, and practice of the subspecialty of emergency medical services
    Michael G Millin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 26:49-64. 2011
    ..In addition, for the peer-reviewed articles, an analysis was performed to identify the proportion of articles that were quantitative versus qualitative in nature...
  11. doi request reprint Carbon footprinting of emergency medical services systems: a proof-of-concept study
    Ian Blanchard
    City of Calgary Emergency Medical Services, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6C2, Canada
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:546-9. 2009
    ..In this proof-of-concept study, we evaluated the availability of emergency medical services (EMS) system energy consumption data required to calculate a carbon footprint...
  12. ncbi request reprint Medication storage in the EMS environment: understanding the science and meeting the standards
    Lawrence H Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Emerg Med Serv 34:71, 73-7, 90. 2005
    ..All EMS systems should develop a plan for medication storage that strives to achieve compliance with the USP standards, and reevaluate that plan on a regular basis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patient perceptions of emergency physicians: the gender gap still exists
    Louise A Prince
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Upstate Medical University, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    J Emerg Med 31:361-4. 2006
    ..Females were significantly less likely than males to be recognized as physicians (chi-square, p = 0.003). Female emergency physicians are less likely than male emergency physicians to be recognized by patients as physicians...
  14. ncbi request reprint Conducting research using the emergency exception from informed consent: the Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) Trial experience
    Vincent N Mosesso
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Resuscitation 61:29-36. 2004
    ..These regulations place additional requirements for human subject protection on investigators and Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), including conducting community consultation (CC) and public disclosure (PD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are EMS call volume predictions based on demand pattern analysis accurate?
    Lawrence H Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:199-203. 2007
    ..Many systems use historical data to calculate their anticipated call volumes, a method of prediction known as demand pattern analysis...
  16. ncbi request reprint The National EMS Research strategic plan
    Michael R Sayre
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio 43220, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:255-66. 2005
    ..Implementation of the EMS research strategic plan will improve both the delivery of services and the care of individuals who access the emergency medical system...
  17. ncbi request reprint Can stock rotation effectively mitigate EMS medication exposure to excessive heat and cold?
    Lawrence H Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:14-8. 2006
    ..With stock rotation, exposures to excessive heat occurred in less than 1% of northern city models and in 2.9% of the central US models. Stock rotation did not reduce heat exposures in the models for southern cities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a tool for assessing understanding of brain death
    Isaac Tawil
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Prog Transplant 19:272-6. 2009
    ..No validated questionnaire for determining laypersons' understanding of brain death exists. Such a tool could be useful in clinical, educational, and research settings...
  19. pmc The energy burden and environmental impact of health services
    Lawrence H Brown
    Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Am J Public Health 102:e76-82. 2012
    ..We reviewed the English-language literature on the energy burden and environmental impact of health services...
  20. doi request reprint State requirements for physician emergency medical services providers
    Christopher Jason Fullagar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 13210, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:164-6. 2010
    ..To describe requirements of physicians wishing to function as primary field emergency medical services (EMS) providers and variation of these requirements among states...
  21. ncbi request reprint Emergency department treatment of viral gastritis using intravenous ondansetron or dexamethasone in children
    Christine M Stork
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Upstate Medical University, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13214, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1027-33. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital medication storage temperatures: a review of the literature and directions for the future
    Lawrence H Brown
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 13210, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:200-6. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to determine the true extent of the EMS medication storage problem, and to develop and validate appropriate solutions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Blind tracheal intubation by paramedics through the LMA-Unique
    David R Barnes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:470-3. 2003
    ..No prior studies describe success rates through the (disposable) LMA-Unique by paramedics. The objective of this study was to measure the success rate of paramedics attempting to intubate the trachea blindly through the LMA-Unique...
  24. ncbi request reprint Public safety answering point readiness for wireless E-911 in New York State
    Bob W Bailey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York 13210, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:199-203. 2003
    ..To determine the level of wireless enhanced 911 readiness among New York's primary public safety answering points...
  25. ncbi request reprint Falls from rooftops after heavy snowfalls: the risks of snow clearing activities
    Lauren Pipas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:635-7. 2002
    ..001). Injuries included spinal fractures, extremity fractures, and head injury. These results suggest a need for public service campaigns emphasizing the risks of roof shoveling...
  26. ncbi request reprint The value of EMS experience when applying to medical school?
    Lauren Pipas
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Upstate Medical University, 750 E Adams St, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 17:48-50. 2002
    ..This study explores the value of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) experience for students applying to medical school...