C A Graham

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new method for the carotid pulse check in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Resuscitation 53:37-40. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Airway equipment in Scottish emergency departments
    C A Graham
    Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:16-8. 2003
  3. pmc Rapid sequence intubation in Scottish urban emergency departments
    C A Graham
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:3-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Unintentional overdose of analgesia secondary to acute dental pain
    M D Dodd
    University Hospital, Aintree, Liverpool
    Br Dent J 193:211-2. 2002
  5. pmc Rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department: 5 year trends
    J Simpson
    Emergency Department, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Emerg Med J 23:54-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The electrocardiogram in hypothermia
    C A Graham
    Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Wilderness Environ Med 12:232-5. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for UK undergraduate dental students
    C A Graham
    Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Resuscitation 32:105-8. 1996
  8. pmc Aeromedical retrieval to a university hospital emergency department in Scotland
    S J Caldow
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:53-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Appointment of a Resuscitation Training Officer is associated with improved survival from in-hospital ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia cardiac arrest
    J McGowan
    Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Resuscitation 41:169-73. 1999
  10. pmc Critical care in the emergency department: shock and circulatory support
    C A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Department, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:17-21. 2005

Collaborators

  • P T Munro
  • J P Wyatt
  • J Simpson
  • A J Oglesby
  • S S W Chan
  • Anna Ling Ngan Wong
  • Shin Yan Man
  • Timothy H Rainer
  • Cieran J McKiernan
  • Janice H H Yeung
  • A Crawford McGuffie
  • S J Caldow
  • Alastair G M Stevenson
  • Farhat Mushtaq
  • Shobhan B Thakore
  • Elaine K Drainer
  • Richard A Connell
  • M D Dodd
  • J McGowan
  • Ian Tsz Fung Cheung
  • Ka Man Chan
  • Chi Lap Yim
  • Chak Wah Kam
  • Paulina S K Mak
  • Chor Chiu Lau
  • Fung Yi Wong
  • Fei Lung Lau
  • Kit Yi Wong
  • N K Cheung
  • Scott G Taylor
  • Diana Beard
  • T R J Parke
  • Timothy R J Parke
  • Michael O Fitzpatrick
  • John McGowan
  • Aled L Evans
  • Jennifer M Henry
  • Stewart C Wilkie
  • Gary W Kerr
  • M W Gordon

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new method for the carotid pulse check in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Resuscitation 53:37-40. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a modified technique for palpation of the carotid pulse...
  2. ncbi request reprint Airway equipment in Scottish emergency departments
    C A Graham
    Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:16-8. 2003
    ..Nearly all departments have access to a suitable rescue device for the failed or difficult airway. Capnographic confirmation of tube placement should be mandatory in A&E...
  3. pmc Rapid sequence intubation in Scottish urban emergency departments
    C A Graham
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:3-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine current practice for rapid sequence intubation (RSI) in a sample of emergency departments in Scotland...
  4. ncbi request reprint Unintentional overdose of analgesia secondary to acute dental pain
    M D Dodd
    University Hospital, Aintree, Liverpool
    Br Dent J 193:211-2. 2002
    ..They also raise issues of patient education for self medication and access to emergency dental services outside normal working hours...
  5. pmc Rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department: 5 year trends
    J Simpson
    Emergency Department, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Emerg Med J 23:54-6. 2006
    ..This study examined prospectively collected data on every ED RSI performed in a university hospital in Glasgow over 5 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint The electrocardiogram in hypothermia
    C A Graham
    Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Wilderness Environ Med 12:232-5. 2001
    ..Hypothermia is known to adversely affect the electrocardiogram (ECG) in many cases. This study set out to determine the incidence of defined cardiac dysrhythmias, J waves, and conduction abnormalities in urban hypothermia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for UK undergraduate dental students
    C A Graham
    Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Resuscitation 32:105-8. 1996
    ..Thus, although the level of BLS training is probably acceptable at present, further improvement of CPR training in UK Dental Schools is advisable...
  8. pmc Aeromedical retrieval to a university hospital emergency department in Scotland
    S J Caldow
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:53-5. 2005
    ..This case series illustrates the clinical challenges and potential benefits of such a service and discusses the practicalities involved...
  9. ncbi request reprint Appointment of a Resuscitation Training Officer is associated with improved survival from in-hospital ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia cardiac arrest
    J McGowan
    Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Resuscitation 41:169-73. 1999
    ..03, Spearman Rank Correlation test). CONCLUSION: Appointment of a Resuscitation Training Officer is associated with improved survival to discharge in ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia in-hospital cardiac arrest...
  10. pmc Critical care in the emergency department: shock and circulatory support
    C A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Department, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:17-21. 2005
    ..This paper reviews the pathophysiology, resuscitation, and continuing management of the patient presenting with shock to the emergency department...
  11. ncbi request reprint A scoring system for the assessment of basic life support ability
    C A Graham
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, UK
    Resuscitation 43:111-4. 2000
    ..7%). It also correctly identified those who were not considered competent (4/71, 5.3%). CONCLUSION: This is a simple, effective, objective system for assessment of basic life support. It is easily adaptable for the 1998 Guidelines on BLS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Paracetamol and salicylate testing: routinely required for all overdose patients?
    Colin A Graham
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 13:26-8. 2006
    ..To determine whether it is necessary to routinely measure serum salicylate levels in addition to serum paracetamol levels in alert overdose patients who deny ingestion of that substance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute myocardial infarction in Scottish emergency departments: survey of current practice
    Cieran J McKiernan
    Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, Glasgow, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 13:43-5. 2006
    ..Thrombolysis was rarely given in emergency departments in Scotland when last studied in 1996. This study aimed to review the current practice of Scottish emergency departments with respect to thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mortality after trauma intubation without drugs in Scottish emergency departments
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Resuscitation 69:395-7. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the mortality of trauma patients intubated without drugs in emergency departments in Scotland...
  15. pmc Emergency department airway management in the UK
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J R Soc Med 98:107-10. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Primary emergency surgical airway for trismus caused by electrical burn
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Burns 32:1062-3. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Emergency physicians and rapid sequence intubation: a survey of Scottish teaching hospitals
    Shobhan B Thakore
    Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:189-92. 2004
    ..The aim of this survey was to determine the perceived confidence in the assessment and control of the emergency airway, including rapid sequence intubation, among physicians in Scottish teaching hospital emergency departments...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological therapy of acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema in the emergency department
    Colin A Graham
    Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland, UK
    Emerg Med Australas 16:47-54. 2004
    ..The evidence base for 'routine therapy' in the ED is considered. The review also briefly considers emerging pharmacological therapies that may have an impact on future management of cardiogenic pulmonary oedema...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rapid sequence intubation of trauma patients in Scotland
    Colin A Graham
    Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
    J Trauma 56:1123-6. 2004
    ..We aimed to compare success and complication rates for trauma intubations for the two specialties...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ambulance paramedic activities in North Ayrshire: a five-year review
    Colin A Graham
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:279-82. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the range and number of procedures that are undertaken by paramedics, and whether they are performed in accordance with standard operating procedures...
  21. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of major trauma without head injury in the West of Scotland: pilot case-control study
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Eur J Emerg Med 14:35-8. 2007
    ..They have greater impairment, but have an employment status comparable to that of the controls. The lack of differences in FIM and CIQ scores between survivors and controls may be due to small sample sizes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Organized stroke care must include the emergency department
    Colin A Graham
    Stroke 37:1652; author reply 1653. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the performance of a modified Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II) scoring system for critically ill patients in emergency departments in Hong Kong
    Shin Yan Man
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Resuscitation 74:259-65. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Is spinal immobilisation necessary for all patients sustaining isolated penetrating trauma?
    Richard A Connell
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Injury 34:912-4. 2003
    ..The study also aimed to identify the incidence of spinal cord injury as a result of penetrating trauma in Scotland...
  25. ncbi request reprint Scottish urban versus rural trauma outcome study
    A Crawford McGuffie
    Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, Scotland
    J Trauma 59:632-8. 2005
    ..Resources are limited and quality information is required. We set the objective of comparing the outcomes for patients suffering significant trauma in urban and rural environments in Scotland...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reduced time on the spinal board-effects of guidelines and education for emergency department staff
    Janice H H Yeung
    Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, SAR
    Injury 37:53-6. 2006
    ..Prolonged immobilisation on spinal boards in the emergency department (ED) can be detrimental. This study aimed to reduce the time spent by patients on spinal boards using a staff education program...
  27. ncbi request reprint Children's injuries in a Scottish district general hospital
    Colin A Graham
    Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock KA2 0BE, Scotland, UK
    Injury 36:1040-4. 2005
    ..This study aimed to provide a complete picture of injury presentations to such a centre...
  28. ncbi request reprint CPR for children: one hand or two?
    Alastair G M Stevenson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G514TF, UK
    Resuscitation 64:205-8. 2005
    ..This study assesses the relative difference in intrathoracic compression pressures generated by one- and two handed chest compression techniques in a paediatric manikin...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for undergraduate medical students: a five-year study
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Med Educ 36:296-8. 2002
    ..Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for undergraduate medical students and junior doctors has been noted to be poor in the past. Attempts have been made over the last decade to improve CPR training for all health professionals...
  30. ncbi request reprint Blunt cervical spine injuries in Scotland 1995-2000
    Elaine K Drainer
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Injury 34:330-3. 2003
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the incidence of CSI in patients sustaining blunt head injuries in a Scottish population...
  31. ncbi request reprint Discharge from the accident and emergency department after smoke inhalation: influence of clinical factors and emergency investigations
    Farhat Mushtaq
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock KA2 0BE, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:141-4. 2004
    ..There are few guidelines for the management of smoke inhalation in the accident and emergency department. The aim was to identify what factors influence immediate management...
  32. doi request reprint Hydroxychloroquine overdose: case report and recommendations for management
    Anna Ling Ngan Wong
    Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Eur J Emerg Med 15:16-8. 2008
    ..In this paper, we report a case that occurred in Hong Kong, and we make recommendations for emergency management of hydroxychloroquine overdose based on our and other's experience...