C A Graham

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Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laryngoscopic views during rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
    CJEM 6:416-20. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Prospective validation of Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction and front door Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction risk scores in Chinese patients presenting to the ED with chest pain
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 32:1339-44. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Does the death rate of Hong Kong Chinese change during the lunar ghost month?
    Nirmal S Panesar
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Emerg Med J 29:319-21. 2012
  4. pmc Analysis of trends in emergency department attendances, hospital admissions and medical staffing in a Hong Kong university hospital: 5-year study
    Abraham K C Wai
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Emerg Med 2:141-8. 2009
  5. pmc A comparison of emergency department utilization by elderly and younger adult patients presenting to three hospitals in Hong Kong
    Veronica W T Yim
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Int J Emerg Med 2:19-24. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Injury prevention activities: what should we really be doing?
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Injury 38:548-9. 2007
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications82

  1. ncbi request reprint Laryngoscopic views during rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
    CJEM 6:416-20. 2004
    ..Our objective was to document and compare the views obtained at laryngoscopy during emergency department (ED) rapid sequence intubation (RSI) by anesthetists and emergency physicians of varying seniority and experience...
  2. doi request reprint Prospective validation of Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction and front door Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction risk scores in Chinese patients presenting to the ED with chest pain
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR Electronic address
    Am J Emerg Med 32:1339-44. 2014
    ..Our objective was to establish the relationship between the TIMI and FDTIMI scores and the 30 day rate of major adverse cardiac outcomes (MACE) in Chinese patients presenting to the ED with chest pain...
  3. doi request reprint Does the death rate of Hong Kong Chinese change during the lunar ghost month?
    Nirmal S Panesar
    Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Emerg Med J 29:319-21. 2012
    ..In this study, it was hypothesised that if the notion that ghosts are out to harm the living could affect the Chinese, this may be reflected in death statistics...
  4. pmc Analysis of trends in emergency department attendances, hospital admissions and medical staffing in a Hong Kong university hospital: 5-year study
    Abraham K C Wai
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Int J Emerg Med 2:141-8. 2009
    ..Restoring staff numbers to previous levels may improve the quality and timeliness of ED services. It is necessary to refine measures of ED complexity and workload to determine appropriate staffing levels in the future...
  5. pmc A comparison of emergency department utilization by elderly and younger adult patients presenting to three hospitals in Hong Kong
    Veronica W T Yim
    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Int J Emerg Med 2:19-24. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the pattern of utilization of emergency department (ED) services in Hong Kong by the elderly and to compare it to the utilization by younger adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Injury prevention activities: what should we really be doing?
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Injury 38:548-9. 2007
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  12. doi request reprint EMS systems in Hong Kong
    C A Graham
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, China
    Resuscitation 80:736-9. 2009
    ..This paper outlines the history and the development of the Hong Kong EMS, with a particular focus on the ambulance service, the design of the system and the training of its staff...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Bicycle related injuries presenting to a trauma centre in Hong Kong
    J H H Yeung
    Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Injury 40:555-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is firstly to describe bicycle related injuries presenting to a regional trauma centre in Hong Kong, and secondly to compare patients aged > 15 years with those patients aged < or = 15 years...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Patients' perceptions of nasopharyngeal aspiration in the emergency department of a teaching hospital in Hong Kong
    A K C Wai
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region
    Emerg Med J 24:35-6. 2007
    ..NPA performed in the emergency department is well tolerated and should be considered in emergency departments when results may influence patient management...
  18. doi request reprint Age-based formulae to estimate children's weight in the emergency department
    G N Cattermole
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Emerg Med J 28:390-6. 2011
    ..To develop an age-based weight estimation rule in a Chinese population and to compare its performance with existing formulae...
  19. pmc Tracheal intubation in the emergency department: the Scottish district hospital perspective
    A G M Stevenson
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock KA2 0BE, UK
    Emerg Med J 24:394-7. 2007
    ..Tracheal intubation is the accepted gold standard for emergency department (ED) airway management. It may be performed by both anaesthetists and emergency physicians (EPs), with or without drugs...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint What is the relationship between the Glasgow coma scale and airway protective reflexes in the Chinese population?
    K R Rotheray
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Resuscitation 83:86-9. 2012
    ..To describe the relationship of gag and cough reflexes to Glasgow coma score (GCS) in Chinese adults requiring critical care...
  22. doi request reprint Disease severity prediction for nursing home-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department
    S Y Man
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR
    Emerg Med J 28:1046-50. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint EMS systems in China
    Kevin K C Hung
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, China
    Resuscitation 80:732-5. 2009
    ..The recent Sichuan earthquake on 12 May 2008 tested the ability of the EMSS response. This article focuses on the prehospital emergency service of the EMSS and discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the current system...
  24. doi request reprint Validation of the APLS age-based vital signs reference ranges in a Chinese population
    S S W Chan
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong stewart
    Resuscitation 82:891-5. 2011
    ..Reference ranges for vital signs may differ significantly among children of different ethnic origins...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Open-access colonoscopy: outcomes of referrals from the emergency department
    R S Y Wu
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Colorectal Dis 13:826-8. 2011
    ..The study investigated the diagnostic outcome of colonoscopy referrals from the emergency department (ED) via an open-access system...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Do trauma teams make a difference? A single centre registry study
    Timothy H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin NT, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Resuscitation 73:374-81. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between trauma team activation according to well-established protocols and patient survival...
  29. doi request reprint Use of plasma DNA to predict mortality and need for intensive care in patients with abdominal pain
    Timothy H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Chim Acta 398:113-7. 2008
    ..We investigated the value of plasma deoxyribonucleic acid concentrations in patients presenting with acute abdominal pain to predict need for intensive care or mortality...
  30. doi request reprint A significant step forward for gout
    Timothy H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Lancet 371:1816-8. 2008
  31. doi request reprint Diagnostic utility of CRP to neopterin ratio in patients with acute respiratory tract infections
    Timothy H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Infect 58:123-30. 2009
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  32. doi request reprint Assessment of quality of life and functional outcome in patients sustaining moderate and major trauma: a multicentre, prospective cohort study
    T H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Electronic address
    Injury 45:902-9. 2014
    ..Trauma care systems aim to reduce both death and disability, yet there is little data on post-trauma health status and functional outcome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric and physiological measurements in healthy children
    T H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital
    Hong Kong Med J 19:26-9. 2013
    ..3. Stroke volume index and, to a lesser extent, the cardiac index generally increase from ages 1 to 5 years, but plateau or fall slightly thereafter...
  34. doi request reprint Evaluating acute medical admissions through emergency departments in Hong Kong: can one adjust for case-mix variation?
    T H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, 30 32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Emerg Med J 29:978-82. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to derive and validate a standardised tool for assessing variations in medical admissions through emergency departments in Hong Kong...
  35. pmc Advanced airway management in the emergency department: what are the training and skills maintenance needs for UK emergency physicians?
    C A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Department, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
    Emerg Med J 21:14-9. 2004
    ..This article reviews the evidence for the training of emergency physicians in advanced airway management...
  36. doi request reprint Predictors of important neurological causes of dizziness among patients presenting to the emergency department
    C S K Cheung
    Emergency Department, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, PR China
    Emerg Med J 27:517-21. 2010
    ..This prospective study describes the incidence, causes and outcome of ED patients presenting with dizziness and tries to identify predictors of central neurological causes of dizziness...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Oral prednisolone is more cost-effective than oral indomethacin for treating patients with acute gout-like arthritis
    Giles N Cattermole
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Eur J Emerg Med 16:261-6. 2009
    ..In this study, we aimed to compare the economic impact of oral indomethacin therapy and oral prednisolone therapy in the treatment of acute gout in patients presenting to an emergency department in Hong Kong...
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint High risk trauma in older adults in Hong Kong: a multicentre study
    Janice H H Yeung
    Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Injury 39:1034-41. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study are firstly to describe the epidemiology of high risk trauma in older patients in Hong Kong, and secondly to identify predictors of trauma mortality...
  42. 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
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Primary trauma diversion: initial experience in Hong Kong
    N K Cheung
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    J Trauma 61:954-60. 2006
    ..This paper reports on the initial experience of primary trauma diversion from scene to a dedicated trauma center in Hong Kong...
  45. doi request reprint Epidemiology of injuries due to tropical cyclones in Hong Kong: a retrospective observational study
    K R Rotheray
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Injury 43:2055-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to describe the numbers and types of injuries due to tropical cyclones in Hong Kong, as well as their relation to tropical cyclone characteristics...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Mid-arm circumference can be used to estimate children's weights
    G N Cattermole
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Resuscitation 81:1105-10. 2010
    ..Weight is commonly estimated from formulae based on children's age, or from their height using the Broselow tape. Foot-length and mid-arm circumference have also been suggested as the basis of weight-estimation formulae...
  48. doi request reprint Cost-consequence analysis comparing 2-octyl cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive and suture for closure of simple lacerations: a randomized controlled trial
    S Y Man
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Ann Emerg Med 53:189-97. 2009
    ..We investigate the cost difference between conventional suture and tissue adhesive methods in simple wound closure...
  49. pmc Emergency department thrombolysis improves door to needle times
    A R Corfield
    Accident and Emergency Department, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock KA2 0BE, UK
    Emerg Med J 21:676-80. 2004
    ..To ascertain if moving the site of thrombolysis enables appropriate use of thrombolysis...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Five year analysis of Jockey Club horse-related injuries presenting to a trauma centre in Hong Kong
    Veronica W T Yim
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Injury 38:98-103. 2007
    ..In addition, the equestrian events of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will come to Hong Kong. This study analysed the pattern of horse-related injury among patients who presented to a trauma centre in a teaching hospital in Hong Kong...
  52. 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...
  53. doi request reprint Trauma care systems: a comparison of trauma care in Victoria, Australia, and Hong Kong, China
    C H Cheng
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg 247:335-42. 2008
    ..Despite the high incidence of major trauma, few studies have directly compared the performance of trauma systems. This study compared the trauma system performance in Victoria, Australia, (VIC) and Hong Kong, China (HK)...
  54. doi request reprint Add-on tests for improving risk-stratification in emergency department patients with chest pain who are at low to moderate risk of 30-day major adverse cardiac events
    T H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Cardiol 220:299-306. 2016
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint An expedited stroke triage pathway: the key to shortening the door-to-needle time in delivery of thrombolysis
    A Y L Lau
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:455-62. 2010
    ..To assess time management of stroke thrombolysis triage and functional outcomes in patients receiving recombinant tissue plasminogen activator for hyperacute stroke, and identify bottlenecks in delivery of the treatment...
  56. 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...
  57. pmc Frozen chips: an unusual cause of severe frostbite injury
    C A Graham
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, Scotland
    Br J Sports Med 34:382-3. 2000
    ..The danger of inappropriate overenthusiastic use of ice packs or other frozen material to treat soft tissue injuries is emphasised. The need for education to prevent similar future injuries is discussed...
  58. 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...
  59. ncbi request reprint Interhospital trauma transfers: room for improvement?
    Colin A Graham
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Injury 36:1058-9. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Stridor after ingestion of dettol and domestos
    Colin A Graham
    Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, Scotland, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:52-4. 2004
    ..Patients who have ingested this combination of cleaning agents are at high risk of acute airway compromise, and should have expert upper airway evaluation and control as soon as possible after admission...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of plasma beta-globin DNA and S-100 protein concentrations in acute stroke
    Timothy H Rainer
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Chim Acta 376:190-6. 2007
    ..This study aimed to compare changes in plasma beta-globin DNA and serum S100 protein to diagnose stroke and for predicting mortality and morbidity...
  62. ncbi request reprint Outcome of traumatic extradural haematoma in Hong Kong
    Phoebe S Y Cheung
    Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Injury 38:76-80. 2007
    ..This study aims to determine the incidence and mortality of consecutive patients with traumatic EDH admitted to the Emergency Department (ED) of Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH), a University Hospital Trauma Centre in Hong Kong...
  63. pmc Prospective comparison of three predictive rules for assessing severity of community-acquired pneumonia in Hong Kong
    Shin Yan Man
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Trauma and Emergency Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Thorax 62:348-53. 2007
    ..Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a leading infectious cause of death throughout the world, including Hong Kong...
  64. doi request reprint Derivation of a prognostic score for identifying critically ill patients in an emergency department resuscitation room
    Giles N Cattermole
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Resuscitation 80:1000-5. 2009
    ..We aimed to derive such a score and compare it with other similar scores...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. doi request reprint Impact on trauma patient management of installing a computed tomography scanner in the emergency department
    K L Lee
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR
    Injury 40:873-5. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the impact of the CT scanner within the ED on trauma management and to compare the utilisation patterns of trauma CT before and after the introduction of EDCT...
  68. doi request reprint Occult pneumothorax in Chinese patients with significant blunt chest trauma: incidence and management
    Ka L Lee
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Injury 41:492-4. 2010
    ..This study aimed to identify the incidence of OP using thoracic CT as the gold standard and describe its management amongst Hong Kong Chinese trauma patients...
  69. doi request reprint Full text publication rates of studies presented at an international emergency medicine scientific meeting
    Jannet W M Chan
    Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Emerg Med J 28:802-3. 2011
    ..The full text publication rate was 33.2%, similar to previous emergency medicine meetings. English language barriers may play a role in the low publication rate seen...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. doi request reprint Adult epiglottitis: 6 years experience in a university teaching hospital in Hong Kong
    Clement S K Cheung
    Department of Emergency, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Eur J Emerg Med 16:221-6. 2009
    ..Proper airway assessment and close monitoring are of the utmost importance in patient management. Flexible laryngoscopy is the key investigation of choice in the emergency department...
  74. doi request reprint Knowledge of inter-facility transport among emergency nurses in Hong Kong: a questionnaire survey
    K L Yeung
    Accident and Emergency Department, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Int Emerg Nurs 16:159-64. 2008
    ..This study aims to evaluate knowledge of IFT among emergency nurses of three Accident and Emergency Departments in Hong Kong...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality in a 4-year-old child: hypoperfusion injury or direct trauma?
    Joanne M Mulligan
    Emergency Department, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 14:216-8. 2007
    ..Treatment and prognosis of spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality are considered...
  77. doi request reprint Timing of tracheal intubation in traumatic cardiac tamponade: a word of caution
    Anthony M H Ho
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Resuscitation 80:272-4. 2009
    ..In the trauma setting, emergency thoracotomy is the best approach. When intubation is unavoidable because of very low oxygen saturation or cardiac arrest, high ventilatory pressures should be avoided...
  78. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment--Transient cerebral ischemia demands urgent evaluation
    Colin A Graham
    Stroke 34:2451-2. 2003
  79. ncbi request reprint Chromosome 7q21-22 and multiple sclerosis: evidence for a genetic susceptibility effect in vicinity to the protachykinin-1 gene
    Koen Vandenbroeck
    Rega Institute for Medical Research, University of Leuven, B 3000 Louvain, Belgium
    J Neuroimmunol 125:141-8. 2002
    ..e. D7S477, and MS. Overall, the analysis presented here may contribute to the increasingly refined genomic map of MS and underscores the requirement for a further high-resolution screening of chromosome 7q21-22...
  80. ncbi request reprint Comparison between two methods for estimating pneumothorax size from chest X-rays
    Anne Maree Kelly
    Joseph Epstein Centre for Emergency Medicine Research, Western Hospital, Footscray, and the University of Melbourne, Australia
    Respir Med 100:1356-9. 2006
    ..To compare the estimated size of spontaneous pneumothoraces using the established Rhea inter-pleural distances method with the CT-derived Collins method...
  81. ncbi request reprint Organized stroke care must include the emergency department
    Colin A Graham
    Stroke 37:1652; author reply 1653. 2006