Gary B Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Queen Alexandra Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Impact of attending a 1-day multi-professional course (ALERT) on the knowledge of acute care in trainee doctors
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, UK
    Resuscitation 61:117-22. 2004
  2. ncbi Hospital-wide physiological surveillance-a new approach to the early identification and management of the sick patient
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 71:19-28. 2006
  3. doi Should age be included as a component of track and trigger systems used to identify sick adult patients?
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 78:109-15. 2008
  4. pmc Health technology assessment review: remote monitoring of vital signs--current status and future challenges
    Vishal Nangalia
    Academic Clinical Fellow, Centre for Anaesthesia, University College London Hospital, Room 436, 4th Floor, 74 Huntley St, London WC1E 6AU, UK
    Crit Care 14:233. 2010
  5. doi Review and performance evaluation of aggregate weighted 'track and trigger' systems
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bournemouth, UK
    Resuscitation 77:170-9. 2008
  6. doi A review, and performance evaluation, of single-parameter "track and trigger" systems
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 79:11-21. 2008
  7. ncbi Staff awareness of a 'Do Not Attempt Resuscitation' policy in a District General Hospital
    Gary B Smith
    Department of Critical Care, Resuscitation and Audit, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
    Resuscitation 65:159-63. 2005
  8. doi In-hospital cardiac arrest: is it time for an in-hospital 'chain of prevention'?
    Gary B Smith
    Department of Critical Care, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 81:1209-11. 2010
  9. pmc Knowledge of aspects of acute care in trainee doctors
    Gary B Smith
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and School of Postgraduate Medicine, University of Portsmouth, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth P06 3LY, UK
    Postgrad Med J 78:335-8. 2002
  10. doi ViEWS--Towards a national early warning score for detecting adult inpatient deterioration
    David R Prytherch
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 81:932-7. 2010

Collaborators

  • Gavin D Perkins
  • John Kellett
  • Mohammed A Mohammed
  • Geraint Morton
  • Jerry P Nolan
  • M A DeVita
  • Dieter H Beck
  • David R Prytherch
  • Peter I Featherstone
  • Tessy Badriyah
  • Stuart W Jarvis
  • Paul E Schmidt
  • Paul Meredith
  • Vishal Nangalia
  • Beverley Stockwell
  • Debbie Knight
  • Peter Featherstone
  • Jackie McBride
  • Caroline J Cook
  • David J Sparkes
  • James S Briggs
  • Elsbeth Dyson
  • Caroline Kovacs
  • Jim Briggs
  • Karen Chung
  • W Louis Merton
  • Neil Andrews
  • Gareth Bellis
  • Paul Schmidt
  • Kate Stewart
  • Bernie Higgins
  • Maggie Linnell
  • Jo Piper
  • Simon Easton
  • Vicky M Osgood
  • David Prytherch

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi Impact of attending a 1-day multi-professional course (ALERT) on the knowledge of acute care in trainee doctors
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, UK
    Resuscitation 61:117-22. 2004
    ..We believe that we have demonstrated evidence that doctors' knowledge of acute care can be improved by attending courses such as ALERT...
  2. ncbi Hospital-wide physiological surveillance-a new approach to the early identification and management of the sick patient
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 71:19-28. 2006
    ..Analysis of the raw physiological data and patient outcomes will also make it possible to validate existing and future "track and trigger" systems...
  3. doi Should age be included as a component of track and trigger systems used to identify sick adult patients?
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 78:109-15. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Health technology assessment review: remote monitoring of vital signs--current status and future challenges
    Vishal Nangalia
    Academic Clinical Fellow, Centre for Anaesthesia, University College London Hospital, Room 436, 4th Floor, 74 Huntley St, London WC1E 6AU, UK
    Crit Care 14:233. 2010
    ..Telemonitoring also has the ability to produce a mass of data - but this requires interpretation to be of clinical use and much necessary research work remains to be done...
  5. doi Review and performance evaluation of aggregate weighted 'track and trigger' systems
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bournemouth, UK
    Resuscitation 77:170-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the AWTTS in clinical use and assess their ability to discriminate between survivors and non-survivors of hospital admission, based on an initial set of vital signs...
  6. doi A review, and performance evaluation, of single-parameter "track and trigger" systems
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 79:11-21. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the SPTTS in clinical use and measure their sensitivity and specificity when using admission vital signs data for predicting in-hospital mortality...
  7. ncbi Staff awareness of a 'Do Not Attempt Resuscitation' policy in a District General Hospital
    Gary B Smith
    Department of Critical Care, Resuscitation and Audit, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
    Resuscitation 65:159-63. 2005
    ..The local DNAR policy is being reviewed to ensure that its messages are clear and a specific DNAR educational programme has been commenced...
  8. doi In-hospital cardiac arrest: is it time for an in-hospital 'chain of prevention'?
    Gary B Smith
    Department of Critical Care, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 81:1209-11. 2010
    ..The chain provides a structure for research to identify the importance of each of the various components of rapid response systems...
  9. pmc Knowledge of aspects of acute care in trainee doctors
    Gary B Smith
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and School of Postgraduate Medicine, University of Portsmouth, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth P06 3LY, UK
    Postgrad Med J 78:335-8. 2002
    ..Knowledge of aspects of consent was unsatisfactory. It is recommended that all medical schools urgently incorporate training about common aspects of "generic" acute care in their curricula...
  10. doi ViEWS--Towards a national early warning score for detecting adult inpatient deterioration
    David R Prytherch
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 81:932-7. 2010
    ..To develop a validated, paper-based, aggregate weighted track and trigger system (AWTTS) that could serve as a template for a national early warning score (EWS) for the detection of patient deterioration...
  11. doi Decision-tree early warning score (DTEWS) validates the design of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS)
    Tessy Badriyah
    Centre for Healthcare Modelling and Informatics, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
    Resuscitation 85:418-23. 2014
    ..To compare the performance of a human-generated, trial and error-optimised early warning score (EWS), i.e., National Early Warning Score (NEWS), with one generated entirely algorithmically using Decision Tree (DT) analysis...
  12. ncbi Impact of a one-day inter-professional course (ALERT) on attitudes and confidence in managing critically ill adult patients
    Peter Featherstone
    Portsmouth Institute of Medicine, Health and Social Care, University of Portsmouth, UK
    Resuscitation 65:329-36. 2005
    ..66; post 42.91; t = 2.32; p = 0.05). We conclude that attending an ALERT course has beneficial effects on the confidence levels and attitudes of healthcare staff in relation to the recognition and management of acutely ill patients...
  13. doi Development and validation of a decision tree early warning score based on routine laboratory test results for the discrimination of hospital mortality in emergency medical admissions
    Stuart W Jarvis
    Centre for Healthcare Modelling and Informatics, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
    Resuscitation 84:1494-9. 2013
    ..To build an early warning score (EWS) based exclusively on routinely undertaken laboratory tests that might provide early discrimination of in-hospital death and could be easily implemented on paper...
  14. ncbi Long-term effect of introducing an early warning score on respiratory rate charting on general wards
    Jackie McBride
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
    Resuscitation 65:41-4. 2005
    ..This may have an impact on the future incidence of potentially avoidable cardiac arrest, deaths and unanticipated intensive care unit admission...
  15. ncbi Common faults in resuscitation equipment--guidelines for checking equipment and drugs used in adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Elsbeth Dyson
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
    Resuscitation 55:137-49. 2002
    ..It also describes examples of specific equipment malfunction and makes suggestions for the nature and frequency of resuscitation equipment and drug checks, using a structured, and easy-to-recall list...
  16. ncbi Do textbooks of clinical examination contain information regarding the assessment of critically ill patients?
    Caroline J Cook
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, UK
    Resuscitation 60:129-36. 2004
    ..We conclude that the current texts available to medical students and junior doctors do not provide sufficient information regarding the assessment of critically ill patients...
  17. doi Electrical injury during "hands on" defibrillation-A potential risk of internal cardioverter defibrillators?
    Beverley Stockwell
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 80:832-4. 2009
    ..The authors also discuss the existing literature on the subject and make suggestions for future management...
  18. ncbi ALERT--a multiprofessional training course in the care of the acutely ill adult patient
    Gary B Smith
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, UK
    Resuscitation 52:281-6. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi The Acute Care Undergraduate TEaching (ACUTE) Initiative: consensus development of core competencies in acute care for undergraduates in the United Kingdom
    Gavin D Perkins
    Division of Medical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Intensive Care Med 31:1627-33. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to use consensus techniques to identify the core competencies in the care of acutely ill or arrested adult patients that medical students should possess at the point of graduation...
  20. ncbi External validation of the SAPS II, APACHE II and APACHE III prognostic models in South England: a multicentre study
    Dieter H Beck
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 29:249-56. 2003
    ..External validation of three prognostic models in adult intensive care patients in South England. DESIGN. Prospective cohort study...
  21. ncbi Waiting for the break of dawn? The effects of discharge time, discharge TISS scores and discharge facility on hospital mortality after intensive care
    Dieter H Beck
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University, Schumannstr 20 21, 10098 Berlin, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 28:1287-93. 2002
    ..To assess the effects of discharge Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS) scores, discharge time and type of discharge facility on ultimate hospital mortality after intensive care...
  22. ncbi Re: Naeem N, Montenegro H. Beyond the intensive care unit: a review of interventions aimed at anticipating and preventing in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest
    Gary B Smith
    Resuscitation 70:158-9. 2006
  23. ncbi Rapid response systems: Is it the team or the system that is working?
    Michael A DeVita
    Crit Care Med 35:2218-9. 2007
  24. ncbi Calculating early warning scores--a classroom comparison of pen and paper and hand-held computer methods
    David R Prytherch
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Portsmouth, UK
    Resuscitation 70:173-8. 2006
    ..5 s (n=84). By comparison with the conventional pen/paper method, the use of VitalPAC was on average 1.6-times faster. The use of a device such as VitalPAC offers significant advantages both in speed and accuracy of recording of EWS...
  25. ncbi Intensive care requirements for an ageing population--a microcosm of problems facing the NHS?
    David J Sparkes
    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
    Clin Med 4:263-6. 2004
    ..38, p = 0.032). This rapid increase in the use of ICU resources by patients aged > or = 60 years over a period of six years, combined with an ageing population, suggests that current projections of future ICU provision may be inadequate...
  26. pmc Medical emergency teams and cardiac arrests in hospital. Results may have been due to education of ward staff
    Gary B Smith
    BMJ 324:1215; author reply 1215. 2002