C M Fernandes

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Splenic rupture manifesting two years after diagnosis of injury
    C M Fernandes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 3:946-7. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint How reliable is emergency department triage?
    C M Fernandes
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Multicentre Operations Research Group
    Ann Emerg Med 34:141-7. 1999
  3. pmc How accurately do we estimate patients' weight in emergency departments?
    C M Fernandes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 45:2373-6. 1999
  4. pmc Violence in the emergency department: a survey of health care workers
    C M Fernandes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 161:1245-8. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of an education program on violence in the emergency department
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Nursing Research, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 39:47-55. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint How does fast track affect quality of care in the emergency department?
    Ayad Al Darrab
    Division of Emergency Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Emerg Med 13:32-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Pneumatic tube delivery system for blood samples reduces turnaround times without affecting sample quality
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Emerg Nurs 32:139-43. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Coded Chief Complaints--automated analysis of free-text complaints
    David A Thompson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL 60402, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:774-82. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of root causes for emergency diagnostic imaging delays at three Canadian hospitals
    Andrew Worster
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Emerg Nurs 32:276-80. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergency department triage: why we need a research agenda
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Ann Emerg Med 46:204-5. 2005

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Splenic rupture manifesting two years after diagnosis of injury
    C M Fernandes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 3:946-7. 1996
    ..The pathology report confirmed previous splenic injury. Delayed splenic rupture is possible for extended periods following splenic injury managed conservatively...
  2. ncbi request reprint How reliable is emergency department triage?
    C M Fernandes
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Multicentre Operations Research Group
    Ann Emerg Med 34:141-7. 1999
    ..To measure interrater and intrarater agreement for an emergency department triage system...
  3. pmc How accurately do we estimate patients' weight in emergency departments?
    C M Fernandes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 45:2373-6. 1999
    ..To assess the accuracy of estimates of patients' weight made by physicians, nurses, and patients themselves in emergency departments...
  4. pmc Violence in the emergency department: a survey of health care workers
    C M Fernandes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 161:1245-8. 1999
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of an education program on violence in the emergency department
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Department of Emergency Medicine, the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, Nursing Research, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 39:47-55. 2002
    ..We examine whether a specific educational effort reduces emergency department violence in the short term and quantify the amount of violence in the ED...
  6. ncbi request reprint How does fast track affect quality of care in the emergency department?
    Ayad Al Darrab
    Division of Emergency Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Emerg Med 13:32-5. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Pneumatic tube delivery system for blood samples reduces turnaround times without affecting sample quality
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Emerg Nurs 32:139-43. 2006
    ..In this study, blood samples from ED patients that were delivered to the laboratory by a pneumatic tube delivery system and by a human courier were compared for timeliness and quality of results...
  8. ncbi request reprint Coded Chief Complaints--automated analysis of free-text complaints
    David A Thompson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL 60402, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:774-82. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of root causes for emergency diagnostic imaging delays at three Canadian hospitals
    Andrew Worster
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Emerg Nurs 32:276-80. 2006
    ..In an era of ED overcrowding, it is important to identify causes of delay in caring for patients to minimize patient length of stay in the emergency department...
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergency department triage: why we need a research agenda
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Ann Emerg Med 46:204-5. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Paper case scenarios in the assessment of triage tools
    Andrew Worster
    Ann Emerg Med 46:203-4. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Geriatric care in the emergency department
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Acad Emerg Med 12:158-9. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Five-level triage: a report from the ACEP/ENA Five-level Triage Task Force
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    ACEP ENA Five Level Triage Tast Force, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Emerg Nurs 31:39-50; quiz 118. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Emergency department overcrowding: what is our response to the "new normal"?
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1096-7. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Conflict resolution in emergency medicine
    Christopher M B Fernandes
    Ann Emerg Med 41:760; author reply 760. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Triage tool inter-rater reliability: a comparison of live versus paper case scenarios
    Andrew Worster
    Division of Emergency Medicine, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Emerg Nurs 33:319-23. 2007
    ..Published studies of triage scale inter-rater reliability assessment have been conducted mostly using paper case scenarios...