Drew Richardson

Summary

Affiliation: The Canberra Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The access-block effect: relationship between delay to reaching an inpatient bed and inpatient length of stay
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:492-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Emergency department targets: a watershed for outcomes research?
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 196:126-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care services and emergency medicine
    Drew B Richardson
    Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:429-30. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of access block in Australia 2004-2008
    Drew Richardson
    Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 21:472-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Emergency Department access block occupancy predicts delay to surgery in patients with fractured neck of femur
    Drew Richardson
    Medical School, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 21:304-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Myths versus facts in emergency department overcrowding and hospital access block
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:369-74. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Increase in patient mortality at 10 days associated with emergency department overcrowding
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra Hospital Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:213-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergency response to the Canberra bushfires
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605
    Med J Aust 181:40-2. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Responses to access block in Australia: Australian Capital Territory
    Drew B Richardson
    The Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, Canberra, ACT 2605, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:103-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the antemortem clinical diagnosis and autopsy findings for patients who die in the emergency department
    Alan E O'Connor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    Acad Emerg Med 9:957-9. 2002

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The access-block effect: relationship between delay to reaching an inpatient bed and inpatient length of stay
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:492-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the relationship between access block in the emergency department (ED) (defined as total time from arrival to transfer from the ED over eight hours) and inpatient length of stay (LOS)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Emergency department targets: a watershed for outcomes research?
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 196:126-7. 2012
    ..Early evidence is encouraging, but guarded optimism is advised...
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary care services and emergency medicine
    Drew B Richardson
    Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:429-30. 2010
    ..Putting to rest the myth that emergency department overcrowding is due to a lack of primary care services...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence of access block in Australia 2004-2008
    Drew Richardson
    Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 21:472-8. 2009
    ..The present study describes changes in prevalence of access block in Australia over a 4 year period...
  5. doi request reprint Emergency Department access block occupancy predicts delay to surgery in patients with fractured neck of femur
    Drew Richardson
    Medical School, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 21:304-8. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to identify any relationship between existing access block occupancy (ABO) at the time of patient presentation and delay to definitive procedure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Myths versus facts in emergency department overcrowding and hospital access block
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:369-74. 2009
    ..Solutions will mainly be found in managing hospital bedstock and systemic capacity (including the use of step-down and community resources) so that appropriate inpatient beds remain available for acutely sick patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increase in patient mortality at 10 days associated with emergency department overcrowding
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Australian National University Medical School, Canberra Hospital Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:213-6. 2006
    ..To quantify any relationship between emergency department (ED) overcrowding and 10-day patient mortality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergency response to the Canberra bushfires
    Drew B Richardson
    Emergency Department, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, ACT 2605
    Med J Aust 181:40-2. 2004
    ..Major issues were communication difficulties and transport, with most patients (including the two most critically ill) arriving by private vehicle. Overall, medical outcomes were excellent, and the hospital system coped well...
  9. ncbi request reprint Responses to access block in Australia: Australian Capital Territory
    Drew B Richardson
    The Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, Canberra, ACT 2605, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:103-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the antemortem clinical diagnosis and autopsy findings for patients who die in the emergency department
    Alan E O'Connor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia
    Acad Emerg Med 9:957-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and postmortem examination diagnoses of patients who died in the emergency department (ED) of a tertiary hospital, and to analyze any discrepancy between them...
  11. ncbi request reprint Tackling the burden of injury in Australasia: developing a binational trauma registry
    Tamzyn M Davey
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:512-4. 2006
    ..A binational trauma registry is urgently needed to benchmark injury management to improve outcomes for injured patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reducing patient time in the emergency department
    Drew B Richardson
    Med J Aust 179:516-7. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of a telephone call centre on emergency department workload
    Drew B Richardson
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:116. 2002