David McD Taylor

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Melbourne Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. ncbi request reprint 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
  4. pmc A paradigm shift in the nature of care provision in emergency departments
    D McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 21:681-4. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. ncbi request reprint 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of surfboard riders regarding the need for protective headgear
    David McDonald Taylor
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Wilderness Environ Med 16:75-80. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A multifaceted intervention improves patient satisfaction and perceptions of emergency department care
    David Taylor
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:238-45. 2006

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Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  4. pmc A paradigm shift in the nature of care provision in emergency departments
    D McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 21:681-4. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the nature and extent of those strategies introduced into the 17 public hospital EDs in Melbourne, Australia, since 1998...
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of surfboard riders regarding the need for protective headgear
    David McDonald Taylor
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Wilderness Environ Med 16:75-80. 2005
    ..To examine the use of protective headgear by surfers, their perceptions of its usefulness, and barriers to its use...
  10. ncbi request reprint A multifaceted intervention improves patient satisfaction and perceptions of emergency department care
    David Taylor
    Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:238-45. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention, targeting staff-patient communication, in improving emergency department patient satisfaction...
  11. pmc Complementary and alternative medicines versus prescription drugs: perceptions of emergency department patients
    D McD Taylor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med J 23:266-8. 2006
    ..We assessed these perceptions and compared CAM users with non-users, particularly regarding CAM safety and efficacy...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Advance directives and emergency department patients: ownership rates and perceptions of use
    D McD Taylor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Intern Med J 33:586-92. 2003
    ..Advance directives (ADs) are rarely available in Australia to guide management but may become more important as our population ages...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning in Australia: overdue for improvement
    D McD Taylor
    Intern Med J 32:475-80. 2002
    ..It highlights the need for an improvement in ACP and recommends specific areas for discussion and research...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint A sting from an unknown jellyfish species associated with persistent symptoms and raised troponin I levels
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:175-80. 2002
    ..This case highlights the envenomation risks associated with marine recreation, and the need for critical evaluation of cardiac troponin assays and for further research in marine toxicology...
  19. ncbi request reprint The appropriate use of references in a scientific research paper
    David McD Taylor
    Emergency Medicine Research, Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:166-70. 2002
    ..This paper discusses the value of accurate reference lists and provides guidelines for their preparation...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the study design and manuscript deficiencies in research articles submitted to Emergency Medicine
    D M Taylor
    Emergency Medicine Research, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria and Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 13:444-50. 2001
    ..To describe and analyse the study design and manuscript deficiencies in original research articles submitted to Emergency Medicine...
  24. doi request reprint 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint Simple clinical targets associated with a high level of patient satisfaction with their pain management
    Kathy Jao
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:195-201. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine factors that are significantly associated with a high level of patient satisfaction with their pain management...
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Nurse-initiated analgesia pathway for paediatric patients in the emergency department: a clinical intervention trial
    Simone E Taylor
    Department of Pharmacy, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 25:316-23. 2013
    ..The study aims to evaluate the impact of a nurse-initiated analgesia pathway (NIAP) intervention for paediatric patients in the ED...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Unethical practices in authorship of scientific papers
    Dianne M Bennett
    Emergency Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:263-70. 2003
    ..Other authorship irregularities include divided and duplicate publication. This article discusses these problems and why the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors guidelines are failing to control them...
  36. ncbi request reprint 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  39. ncbi request reprint 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...
  40. doi request reprint 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...
  41. doi request reprint 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...
  42. doi request reprint Introduction of an N-acetylcysteine weight-based dosing chart reduces prescription errors in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning
    Shona McIntyre
    Emergency Department, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 25:28-35. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the effect of a weight-based dosing chart (WBDC) introduced to decrease NAC prescription errors...
  43. ncbi request reprint 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...
  44. doi request reprint 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint 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...
  49. doi request reprint Clinical research priorities in emergency medicine: results of a consensus meeting and development of a weighting method for assessment of clinical research priorities
    Ogilvie Thom
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Nambour General Hospital, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 26:28-33. 2014
    ..The ACEM Clinical Trials Group undertook a consensus meeting with the aim of developing a reproducible weighting matrix for assessing clinical research priorities...
  50. doi request reprint Review article: A primer for clinical researchers in the emergency department: Part III: How to write a scientific paper
    Andrew Davidson
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management Emergency Department, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic 3055, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:357-62. 2012
    ..In this section, we describe how to write up clinical research data for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. We also describe the editorial and peer-review process...
  51. doi request reprint National Coroners Information System: a valuable source of lessons for emergency medicine
    Justin Curran
    Emergency Department, Austin Health, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:442-50. 2012
    ..To interrogate the National Coroners Information System (NCIS) to determine the recurrent themes among coroners' recommendations that aimed to increase the safety of ED care...
  52. ncbi request reprint Injuries significantly associated with thoracic spine fractures: a case-control study
    Ranjit Singh
    Medical School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 21:419-23. 2009
    ..To determine injuries significantly associated with traumatic thoracic spine (T-spine) fractures..
  53. ncbi request reprint 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...
  54. doi request reprint 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint 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...