R A Swor

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Mechanical CPR devices compared to manual CPR during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and ambulance transport: a systematic review
    Marcus Eng Hock Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:39. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest in private locations: different strategies are needed to improve outcome
    Robert A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Resuscitation 58:171-6. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of chest compression only CPR for older adults-a pilot study
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Wayne State University, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Resuscitation 58:177-85. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimating cost-effectiveness of mass cardiopulmonary resuscitation training strategies to improve survival from cardiac arrest in private locations
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:420-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Potential impact of a targeted cardiopulmonary resuscitation program for older adults on survival from private-residence cardiac arrest
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:7-12. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Prehospital pain management in children suffering traumatic injury
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, A Wayne State University Affiliated Program, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:40-3. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Does advanced age matter in outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in community-dwelling adults?
    R A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:762-8. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of lay responder actions on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcome
    R A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 4:38-42. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Prehospital 12-lead ECG: efficacy or effectiveness?
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:374-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A preliminary study of the reliability of immediate vs. delayed interviews of cardiac arrest witnesses
    R A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 3:110-4. 1999

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Publications29

  1. pmc Mechanical CPR devices compared to manual CPR during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and ambulance transport: a systematic review
    Marcus Eng Hock Ong
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:39. 2012
    ..g. Quality of CPR, Return Of Spontaneous Circulation, Survival)"...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest in private locations: different strategies are needed to improve outcome
    Robert A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Resuscitation 58:171-6. 2003
    ..A tremendous amount of public resources are focused on improving cardiac arrest (OHCA) survival in public places, yet most OHCAs occur in private residences...
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of chest compression only CPR for older adults-a pilot study
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Wayne State University, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Resuscitation 58:177-85. 2003
    ..Older people are trained infrequently in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), yet are more likely to witness a cardiac arrest. Older people who are CPR trained perform CPR when witnessing a cardiac arrest...
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimating cost-effectiveness of mass cardiopulmonary resuscitation training strategies to improve survival from cardiac arrest in private locations
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 8:420-3. 2004
    ..Most cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) trainees are young, and most cardiac arrests occur in private residences witnessed by older individuals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Potential impact of a targeted cardiopulmonary resuscitation program for older adults on survival from private-residence cardiac arrest
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:7-12. 2005
    ..A simultaneous outcome was to estimate the minimal significant survival benefit associated with each of the training programs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prehospital pain management in children suffering traumatic injury
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, A Wayne State University Affiliated Program, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:40-3. 2005
    ..Prehospital pain management has become an important emergency medical services (EMS) patient care issue...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does advanced age matter in outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in community-dwelling adults?
    R A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 7:762-8. 2000
    ..To assess whether advanced age is an independent predictor of survival to hospital discharge in community-dwelling adult patients who sustained an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in a suburban county...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of lay responder actions on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcome
    R A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 4:38-42. 2000
    ..Little peer-reviewed literature exists regarding the actions of the person who recognized and called 911 at the time of an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prehospital 12-lead ECG: efficacy or effectiveness?
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 10:374-7. 2006
    ..Previous literature has documented that prehospital 12-lead electrocardiography (ECG) decreases the time to reperfusion in patients with an acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  10. ncbi request reprint A preliminary study of the reliability of immediate vs. delayed interviews of cardiac arrest witnesses
    R A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 3:110-4. 1999
    ..Methods to characterize the interval between a collapse from cardiac arrest until a 911 call is made have not yet been developed...
  11. doi request reprint Hospital costs and revenue are similar for resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and ST-segment acute myocardial infarction patients
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:612-6. 2010
    ..The objective was to describe financial parameters of care for patients resuscitated from OOHCA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Who gets bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a witnessed arrest?
    R E Jackson
    William Beaumont Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Oak 48073, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 4:540-4. 1997
    ..To identify characteristics associated with provision of bystander CPR in witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrest cases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prehospital clinical findings associated with spinal injury
    R M Domeier
    St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 1:11-5. 1997
    ..The objective of this study was to identify clinical findings that are associated with spinal fracture and/or spinal cord injuries in prehospital trauma patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Spinal immobilization in the field: clinical clearance criteria and implementation
    D G Hankins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Gold Cross Ambulance, Mayo One Helicopter, and Mayo Medical Communications, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 5:88-93. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint The reliability of prehospital clinical evaluation for potential spinal injury is not affected by the mechanism of injury
    R M Domeier
    University of Michigan Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency, Ann Arbor, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 3:332-7. 1999
    ..Maine requires automatic immobilization of patients with "a positive mechanism" clearly capable of producing spinal injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint CPR training and CPR performance: do CPR-trained bystanders perform CPR?
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Oak William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:596-601. 2006
    ..To determine factors associated with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provision by CPR-trained bystanders and to determine factors associated with CPR performance by trained bystanders...
  17. ncbi request reprint Few emergency medical services patients with lower-extremity fractures receive prehospital analgesia
    Christine Clara McEachin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:406-10. 2002
    ..Previous literature has identified prehospital pain management as an important emergency medical services (EMS) function, and few patients transported by EMS with musculoskeletal injuries receive prehospital analgesia (PA)...
  18. doi request reprint Integration of pre-hospital electrocardiograms and ST-elevation myocardial infarction receiving center (SRC) networks: impact on Door-to-Balloon times across 10 independent regions
    Ivan C Rokos
    Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, UCLA Olive View Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Sylmar, California 91342 1495, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:339-46. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate of timely reperfusion for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) in regional STEMI Receiving Center (SRC) networks...
  19. ncbi request reprint Outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Detroit
    Robert B Dunne
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Sinai Grace Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Resuscitation 72:59-65. 2007
    ..To determine the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival rate, and prevalence of modifiable factors associated with survival, in Detroit, Michigan, over a 6-month period of time in 2002...
  20. ncbi request reprint Current issues in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Michael R Sayre
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:24-30. 2003
    ..Therefore, telephone CPR protocols that recommend the immediate initiation of chest compressions may be preferred, particularly for callers who have no previous training in CPR...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acute coronary syndrome: pharmacotherapy
    R O'CONNOR
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware 19718, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 5:58-64. 2001
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  22. ncbi request reprint Emergency medical service providers' experience with family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Scott Compton
    Wayne State University, Department of Emergency Medicine, 4201 St Antoine, UHC 6G, Detroit, MI 48201, and William Beaumont Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Oak, United States
    Resuscitation 70:223-8. 2006
    ..To describe emergency medical service providers' experiences with family member presence during resuscitation, and to determine whether those experiences are similar within urban and suburban settings...
  23. ncbi request reprint Perceived self-efficacy in performing and willingness to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an elderly population in a suburban community
    Robert Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Mich, USA
    Am J Crit Care 12:65-70. 2003
    ..Older persons are the group most likely to respond to cardiac arrests in private residences...
  24. ncbi request reprint Estimated cost effectiveness of a police automated external defibrillator program in a suburban community: 7 years experience
    Christian S Forrer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Resuscitation 52:23-9. 2002
    ..To estimate the cost effectiveness of a 7-year police automatic external defibrillator (AED) program in four suburban communities...
  25. doi request reprint Delay prior to calling 9-1-1 is associated with increased mortality after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Robert A Swor
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:333-8. 2008
    ..We sought to characterize the collapse-to-9-1-1 call interval, to evaluate the frequency of pre-9-1-1 delay, and to assess whether delay is associated with decreased survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA)...
  26. doi request reprint Derivation of clinical predictors of failed rescue shock during out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation
    James J Menegazzi
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:347-51. 2008
    ..Failed rescue shocks have been shown to decrease the likelihood of survival in the treatment of out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation (VF). Avoidance of failed shocks may improve survival...
  27. ncbi request reprint Painful discrimination: the differential use of analgesia in isolated lower limb injuries
    Mark J Kozlowski
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, A Wayne State University Affiliated Program, Royal Oak, MI 48067, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 20:502-5. 2002
    ..28 (CI 95% 1.11, 1.48). Patients with fracture were more likely to receive pain, despite reporting identical degree of pain. EPs were more likely to provide analgesia than PAs...
  28. ncbi request reprint Multicenter prospective validation of prehospital clinical spinal clearance criteria
    Robert M Domeier
    University of Michigan Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Trauma 53:744-50. 2002
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Emergency medical services advanced life support response times: lots of heat, little light
    Robert A Swor
    Acad Emerg Med 9:320-1. 2002