Kate Curtis

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trauma case management: improving patient outcomes
    Kate Curtis
    St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Injury 37:626-32. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of trends in paediatric trauma outcomes in New South Wales, Australia
    Rebecca J Mitchell
    Transport and Road Safety Research, School of Aviation, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Injury 44:97-103. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Acute costs and predictors of higher treatment costs for major paediatric trauma in New South Wales, Australia
    Rebecca J Mitchell
    Transport and Road Safety Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:557-63. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Do AR-DRGs adequately describe the trauma patient episode in New South Wales, Australia?
    Kate Curtis
    Trauma Service, St George Hospital, Gray St, Kogarah NSW 2217, Australia
    HIM J 40:7-13. 2011
  5. pmc Paediatric trauma systems and their impact on the health outcomes of severely injured children: protocol for a mixed methods cohort study
    Kate Curtis
    Sydney Nursing School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 24:69. 2016
  6. pmc Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) over-triage and the financial implications for major trauma centres in NSW, Australia
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Emerg Med 13:11. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Difficulties in establishing long-term trauma outcomes data collections. Could trauma outcomes be routinely monitored in New South Wales, Australia: piloting a 3 month follow-up?
    Rebecca Mitchell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Injury 43:96-102. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of trauma case management on patient outcomes
    Kate Curtis
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Trauma, St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma 53:477-82. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Outcomes of severely injured adult trauma patients in an Australian health service: does trauma center level make a difference?
    Kate Curtis
    Trauma Department, St George Hospital, Gray Street, Kogarah, NSW, Australia
    World J Surg 35:2332-40. 2011
  10. pmc The variation of acute treatment costs of trauma in high-income countries
    Lynsey Willenberg
    The George Institute for Global Health, Kent St, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:267. 2012

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Trauma case management: improving patient outcomes
    Kate Curtis
    St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Injury 37:626-32. 2006
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of trends in paediatric trauma outcomes in New South Wales, Australia
    Rebecca J Mitchell
    Transport and Road Safety Research, School of Aviation, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Injury 44:97-103. 2013
    ..It is possible that injury prevention measures are having a limited effect on severe injury in NSW. This research provides stimulus for change in the provision and co-ordination in the delivery of trauma care for injured children...
  3. doi request reprint Acute costs and predictors of higher treatment costs for major paediatric trauma in New South Wales, Australia
    Rebecca J Mitchell
    Transport and Road Safety Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:557-63. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Do AR-DRGs adequately describe the trauma patient episode in New South Wales, Australia?
    Kate Curtis
    Trauma Service, St George Hospital, Gray St, Kogarah NSW 2217, Australia
    HIM J 40:7-13. 2011
    ..AR-DRGs are not adequate to describe the extent of injuries experienced by trauma patients and there is a need to investigate alternative funding models for trauma services...
  5. pmc Paediatric trauma systems and their impact on the health outcomes of severely injured children: protocol for a mixed methods cohort study
    Kate Curtis
    Sydney Nursing School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 24:69. 2016
    ..The objective of this study is to review the processes of care and describe the impacts of a regionalised trauma system on the outcomes of severely injured children...
  6. pmc Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) over-triage and the financial implications for major trauma centres in NSW, Australia
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Emerg Med 13:11. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the financial implications of HEMS over-triage from the perspective of major trauma centres in NSW...
  7. doi request reprint Difficulties in establishing long-term trauma outcomes data collections. Could trauma outcomes be routinely monitored in New South Wales, Australia: piloting a 3 month follow-up?
    Rebecca Mitchell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Injury 43:96-102. 2012
    ..Ultimately, information from a long-term trauma outcomes collection could be linked to data collections to conduct research across the injury continuum...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of trauma case management on patient outcomes
    Kate Curtis
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Trauma, St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma 53:477-82. 2002
    ..Previous investigations demonstrate that nursing case management in the acute care setting improves patient outcomes. However, these findings provide limited information specific to trauma patients...
  9. doi request reprint Outcomes of severely injured adult trauma patients in an Australian health service: does trauma center level make a difference?
    Kate Curtis
    Trauma Department, St George Hospital, Gray Street, Kogarah, NSW, Australia
    World J Surg 35:2332-40. 2011
    ..This study was designed to determine whether the level of trauma center providing treatment impacts mortality and/or hospital length of stay...
  10. pmc The variation of acute treatment costs of trauma in high-income countries
    Lynsey Willenberg
    The George Institute for Global Health, Kent St, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:267. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to provide a synthesis of research reporting the trauma treatment costs and factors associated with higher treatment costs in high income countries...
  11. doi request reprint What is the potential of trauma registry data to be used for road traffic injury surveillance and informing road safety policy?
    Rebecca Mitchell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    J Safety Res 42:345-50. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Age differences in fall-related injury hospitalisations and trauma presentations
    Rebecca Mitchell
    NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre, Department of Aviation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 29:117-25. 2010
    ..To examine fall-related hospitalised morbidity in New South Wales (NSW) and to describe the pattern of fall-related major trauma presentations at a Level 1 Trauma Centre in NSW for younger and older fallers...
  13. doi request reprint ChIP: An early activation protocol for isolated blunt chest injury improves outcomes, a retrospective cohort study
    Kate Curtis
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Mallett St, Camperdown, NSW, Australia Trauma Service, St George Hospital, Gray Street, Kogarah, NSW, Australia St George Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, High Street, Kensington, NSW, Australia The George Institute for Global Health, Bridge Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Australas Emerg Nurs J 19:127-32. 2016
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the impact of a blunt chest injury early activation protocol (ChIP) on patient and hospital outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Major trauma mortality in rural and metropolitan NSW, 2009-2014: a retrospective analysis of trauma registry data
    Michael M Dinh
    Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 205:403-407. 2016
    ..To determine trends in crude and risk-adjusted mortality for major trauma patients injured in rural or metropolitan New South Wales, 2009-2014...
  15. doi request reprint Understanding trauma as a men's health issue: sex differences in traumatic injury presentations at a level 1 trauma center in Australia
    Rebecca Mitchell
    University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma Nurs 19:80-8. 2012
    ..Local injury prevention initiatives should be targeted to address gender differences. Future social research should examine the interplay of the construction of masculinities with male injury...
  16. doi request reprint Models of Care Delivery for Families of Critically Ill Children: An Integrative Review of International Literature
    Kate Curtis
    Sydney Nursing School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia St George Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Pediatr Nurs 31:330-41. 2016
    ..Due to a gap in knowledge on the impact of such models, the present review was conducted...
  17. doi request reprint The injury profile and acute treatment costs of major trauma in older people in New South Wales
    Kate Curtis
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Department of Surgery, St George Hospital, The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia St George Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 33:264-70. 2014
    ..To Describe injury profile and costs of older person trauma in New South Wales; quantify variations with peer group costs; and identify predictors of higher costs...
  18. pmc Incidence of depression, anxiety and stress following traumatic injury: a longitudinal study
    Taneal A Wiseman
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Camperdown, 2050, NSW, Australia
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 23:29. 2015
    ....
  19. doi request reprint The experience of emotional wellbeing for patients with physical injury: A qualitative follow-up study
    Taneal Wiseman
    Trauma Service, St George Hospital, Kogarah, NSW, Australia Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Injury 47:1983-9. 2016
    ..This has impacted on care provision and contributed to a lack of evidence-informed guidance for clinicians to support patients' emotional wellbeing...
  20. doi request reprint The Effect of Prehospital Intubation on Treatment Times in Patients With Suspected Traumatic Brain Injury
    Joshua D Lansom
    Department of Surgery, St George Hospital, NSW, Australia Department of Trauma Services, St George Hospital, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Air Med J 35:295-300. 2016
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Designing and implementing full immersion simulation as a research tool
    Belinda Munroe
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Emergency Department, The Wollongong Hospital, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Australas Emerg Nurs J 19:90-105. 2016
    ..The scenario development and validation processes undertaken are described and provide an evidence-informed guide to scenario development for future clinical research studies. ..
  22. doi request reprint Paediatric trauma systems and their impact on the health outcomes of severely injured children: An integrative review
    Amy McCarthy
    Sydney Nursing School, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Wollongong Hospital, Wollongong, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Injury 47:574-85. 2016
    ..Regionalised trauma systems have improved outcomes for severely injured adults, however the impact of adult orientated trauma systems on the outcomes of severely injured children remains unclear...
  23. doi request reprint Analgesic Adherence in Recently Discharged Trauma Patients: An Integrative Literature Review
    Helen Goldsmith
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Trauma Service, St George Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Pain Manag Nurs 17:63-79. 2016
    ..Patients who have inadequate pain relief also experience delayed return to work, psychological stress, disability, and chronic pain...
  24. doi request reprint The burden of youth: major traumatic injury in adolescents and young adults managed in the Australian Capital Territory
    Rebekah Ogilvie
    Shock Trauma Service at The Canberra Hospital Ms Ogilvie, The Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australia Sydney Nursing School Dr Curtis, University of Sydney, Trauma Service, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia Faculty of Health Sciences Dr Lam, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia and Sydney Nursing School Drs McCloughen and Foster, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Trauma Nurs 21:218-27. 2014
    ..Further research examining the complexity and relationship between these risk factors is required, as well as the long-term burden associated with caring for injured patients in this age group. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint The role of the wound care nurse: an integrative review
    Matthew Dutton
    Sydney Nursing School, University of Sydney, Australia, St George Hospital, NSW Australia
    Br J Community Nurs . 2014
    ..There was some evidence that the wound care nurse improved healing times and decreased pressure injury prevalence. ..
  26. doi request reprint The trauma nurse coordinator in Australia and New Zealand: a progress survey of demographics, role function, and resources
    Kate Curtis
    St George Hospital, Gray St, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma Nurs 15:34-42. 2008
    ..Despite where one works, the role components identified are fulfilled to a certain extent. However, trauma centers need to provide the TNC with adequate resources if trauma care systems are to be optimally effective...
  27. ncbi request reprint Coding errors and the trauma patient--is nursing case management the solution?
    Kate Curtis
    St George Hospital
    Aust Health Rev 25:73-80. 2002
    ..The validity of coding is dependent on legible, comprehensive and complete documentation and is improved dramatically by using nursing case manager patient progress summaries...