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  1. ncbi European first aid guidelines
    Stijn Van de Velde
    Training Department, Belgian Red Cross Flanders, Motstraat 40, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium
    Resuscitation 72:240-51. 2007
  2. ncbi The effect of a leaflet given to parents for first aid measures after tooth avulsion
    Adel Al-Asfour
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Dent Traumatol 24:515-21. 2008
  3. ncbi School teachers' knowledge of tooth avulsion and dental first aid before and after receiving information about avulsed teeth and replantation
    Adel Al-Asfour
    Oral and Maxillofacial sugery Division, Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Dent Traumatol 24:43-9. 2008
  4. ncbi A comparative study of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment for the treatment of obstetric hemorrhage in Nigeria
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:121-5. 2009
  5. ncbi A first aid training course for primary health care providers in Nagorno Karabagh: assessing knowledge retention
    Michael E Thompson
    College of Health Sciences, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:509-14. 2012
  6. ncbi Sports-related dental injuries: knowledge of first aid and mouthguard use in a sample of Italian children and youngsters
    R Biagi
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 11:66-70. 2010
  7. ncbi Rates of compliance with first aid recommendations in burn patients
    Breena R Taira
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:121-4. 2010
  8. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes toward epilepsy among primary, secondary and tertiary level teachers
    F G Dantas
    Disciplina de Neurologia, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Campina Grande, PB, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 59:712-6. 2001
  9. ncbi Evaluation of M-AID, a first aid application for mobile phones
    Robert Zanner
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Ismaninger Str 22, D 81675 Munich, Germany
    Resuscitation 74:487-94. 2007
  10. ncbi Primary school children are able to perform basic life-saving first aid measures
    Georg Bollig
    Bergen Red Cross Nursing Home, 5043 Bergen, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:689-92. 2009

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  1. ncbi European first aid guidelines
    Stijn Van de Velde
    Training Department, Belgian Red Cross Flanders, Motstraat 40, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium
    Resuscitation 72:240-51. 2007
    Our objectives were to determine the most effective, safe, and feasible first aid (FA) techniques and procedures, and to formulate valid recommendations for training...
  2. ncbi The effect of a leaflet given to parents for first aid measures after tooth avulsion
    Adel Al-Asfour
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Dent Traumatol 24:515-21. 2008
    ..Half of the parents received a leaflet with basic first aid message regarding what to do in case of tooth avulsion...
  3. ncbi School teachers' knowledge of tooth avulsion and dental first aid before and after receiving information about avulsed teeth and replantation
    Adel Al-Asfour
    Oral and Maxillofacial sugery Division, Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Dent Traumatol 24:43-9. 2008
    ..of avulsed permanent teeth of school children after they are informed about the immediate and proper dental first aid steps to be taken at the time of an accident...
  4. ncbi A comparative study of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment for the treatment of obstetric hemorrhage in Nigeria
    Suellen Miller
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:121-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) can improve maternal outcome...
  5. ncbi A first aid training course for primary health care providers in Nagorno Karabagh: assessing knowledge retention
    Michael E Thompson
    College of Health Sciences, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:509-14. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi Sports-related dental injuries: knowledge of first aid and mouthguard use in a sample of Italian children and youngsters
    R Biagi
    Department of Paediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 11:66-70. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the awareness of sports as risk factor of dental injuries, the emergency management when a tooth avulsion occurs and the compliance about mouthguards...
  7. ncbi Rates of compliance with first aid recommendations in burn patients
    Breena R Taira
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 31:121-4. 2010
    Several techniques (such as cooling and covering) are recommended in the first aid management of burn injured patients, both for lay persons and for EMS. Few studies have examined the rates of compliance with these recommendations...
  8. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes toward epilepsy among primary, secondary and tertiary level teachers
    F G Dantas
    Disciplina de Neurologia, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Campina Grande, PB, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 59:712-6. 2001
    ..Also general public education campaigns should be encouraged in this field...
  9. ncbi Evaluation of M-AID, a first aid application for mobile phones
    Robert Zanner
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Ismaninger Str 22, D 81675 Munich, Germany
    Resuscitation 74:487-94. 2007
    ..M-AID, a first aid application for mobile phones, uses an intelligent algorithm of 'yes' or 'no' questions to judge the ongoing ..
  10. ncbi Primary school children are able to perform basic life-saving first aid measures
    Georg Bollig
    Bergen Red Cross Nursing Home, 5043 Bergen, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:689-92. 2009
    b>First aid measures can be life-saving. Starting first aid education early may strengthen interest, motivation and ability to provide first aid.
  11. pmc Mental health first aid training for high school teachers: a cluster randomized trial
    Anthony F Jorm
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:51. 2010
    ..To improve the skills of teachers in this area, a Mental Health First Aid training course was modified to be suitable for high school teachers and evaluated in a cluster randomized trial.
  12. ncbi First aid and basic life support of junior doctors: A prospective study in Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    Edward C T H Tan
    Department of General Surgery Traumatology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Med Teach 28:189-92. 2006
    According to the Dutch medical education guidelines junior doctors are expected to be able to perform first aid and basic life support...
  13. ncbi Value of mental health first aid training of advisory and extension agents in supporting farmers in rural Queensland
    D Hossain
    Centre for Rural and Remote Area Health, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 10:1593. 2010
    ..This study was a pilot project responding to the increasing levels of stress, depression and other mental health issues in Australian rural areas resulting from prolonged drought and a changing economic and social environment...
  14. ncbi Impact of mental health first aid training on pharmacy students' knowledge, attitudes and self-reported behaviour: a controlled trial
    Claire L O'Reilly
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Building A15, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:549-57. 2011
    The aim of this study was to assess the impact of delivering Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training for pharmacy students on their mental health literacy and stigma towards mental illness.
  15. pmc Pediatric first aid knowledge and attitudes among staff in the preschools of Shanghai, China
    Feng Li
    Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Shanghai Pediatric Translational Research Institute, Shanghai Children s Medical Center affiliated Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Children s Environmental Health, MOE Shanghai Key Laboratory of Children s Environmental Health, Ministry of Education, China, 1678 Dongfang Rd, Shanghai 200127, China
    BMC Pediatr 12:121. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to assess a baseline level of first aid knowledge and overall attitudes regarding first aid among staff members in Shanghai preschools.
  16. ncbi A pharmacological approach to first aid treatment for snakebite
    Megan E Saul
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
    Nat Med 17:809-11. 2011
    ..This pharmacological approach should give snakebite victims more time to obtain medical care and antivenom treatment...
  17. ncbi The effectiveness of psychological first aid as a disaster intervention tool: research analysis of peer-reviewed literature from 1990-2010
    Jeffrey H Fox
    Disaster Mental Health, American Red Cross, Northeastern New York Chapter, Albany, NY 12303, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 6:247-52. 2012
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  18. ncbi Game-based learning as a vehicle to teach first aid content: a randomized experiment
    Nathalie Charlier
    KU Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, P O Box 1500, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    J Sch Health 83:493-9. 2013
    Knowledge of first aid (FA), which constitutes lifesaving treatments for injuries or illnesses, is important for every individual...
  19. pmc Effects of first aid training in the kindergarten--a pilot study
    Georg Bollig
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:13. 2011
    Children can be the only persons present in an emergency situation. Aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of a first aid course for 4-5-year-old kindergarten children given by a first aid instructor and kindergarten teachers.
  20. ncbi Supporting mandatory first aid training in primary schools
    Susan Campbell
    Renfrewshire Health Education and First Aid Training, Houston, Renfrewshire
    Nurs Stand 27:35-9. 2012
    ..such as the British Red Cross and St John Ambulance have been advocating the compulsory inclusion of first aid education in the school curricula as a way of improving the outcomes for casualties following accidents or ..
  21. ncbi Significant improvement of the quality of bystander first aid using an expert system with a mobile multimedia device
    Lorenz Ertl
    European HEMS and Air Ambulance Committee e V, Schillerstr 53, 80336 Munchen, Germany
    Resuscitation 74:286-95. 2007
    ..In this case-control study, we hypothesised that expert knowledge presented step-by-step to untrained helpers using a personal digital assistant (PDA), would improve the quality of bystanders basic life support...
  22. ncbi Snake bite in Australia: first aid and envenomation management
    Carmel J Stewart
    Emergency Nursing and Critical Care Nursing, Department of Nursing and Midwifery RMIT University Bundoora, PO Box 71, Bundoora 3083, Melbourne, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 11:106-11. 2003
    ..for this is unclear, but possible reasons include the urban sprawl, and a delay in application of appropriate first aid and definitive treatment for envenomation...
  23. ncbi An examination of wilderness first aid knowledge, self-efficacy, and skill retention
    Scott A Schumann
    Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0920, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 23:281-7. 2012
    The purpose of this study was to examine the retention of wilderness first aid (WFA) knowledge, self-efficacy beliefs, and skills over time in a sample of WFA course participants.
  24. ncbi The evaluation of first aid and basic life support training for the first year university students
    Kerim Hakan Altintas
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 205:157-69. 2005
    ..It was thought that training first year university students in first aid and basic life support (FA-BLS) techniques would serve to increase the number of first aiders...
  25. ncbi The efficacy of Aloe vera, tea tree oil and saliva as first aid treatment for partial thickness burn injuries
    Leila Cuttle
    Royal Children s Hospital Burns Research Group, University of Queensland, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Burns 34:1176-82. 2008
    Many alternative therapies are used as first aid treatment for burns, despite limited evidence supporting their use...
  26. pmc Immediate care of school sport injury
    L Abernethy
    Accident and Emergency Department, Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, Belfast, UK
    Inj Prev 9:270-3. 2003
    ..Replies were received from 333 (74%) schools. There was no physical education teacher with up to date first aid training in 37% schools...
  27. ncbi The emergency first aid responder system model: using community members to assist life-threatening emergencies in violent, developing areas of need
    Jared H Sun
    Stanford University, 117 Encina Commons, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Emerg Med J 29:673-8. 2012
    ..A cheaper, more community-based model is needed to establish new emergency care systems and to support them to full maturity...
  28. ncbi Mental health first aid guidelines: an evaluation of impact following download from the World Wide Web
    Laura M Hart
    Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 6:399-406. 2012
    Mental health first aid guidelines provide the public with consensus-based information about how to assist someone who is developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis...
  29. ncbi Bystander trauma care--effect of the level of training
    Linda E Pelinka
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 61:289-96. 2004
    ..Our aim was to determine how often and how well bystanders perform trauma care and whether trauma care is affected by the bystander's level of training, relationship to the patient and numbers of bystanders present...
  30. pmc First aid skill retention of first responders within the workplace
    Gregory S Anderson
    Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:11. 2011
    Recent literature states that many necessary skills of CPR and first aid are forgotten shortly after certification...
  31. ncbi First aid for jellyfish stings: do we really know what we are doing?
    Mark Little
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Caboolture Hospital, Caboolture, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 20:78-80. 2008
    ..stings remains a common envenoming, and yet confusion appears to exist in the community as to the correct first aid. Current guidelines from the Australian Resuscitation Council still recommends ice for most jellyfish stings, ..
  32. ncbi Life supporting first aid (LSFA) teaching to Brazilians by television spots
    P L Capone
    , , AlphaVille, 13098 900 Campinas, , Brazil
    Resuscitation 47:259-65. 2000
    ..In Brazil, in 1995-1996, the year of this study, life supporting first aid (LSFA), which includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) basic life support (BLS) was not taught in schools...
  33. ncbi A case of fatal spontaneous varicose vein rupture--an example of incorrect first aid
    Petr Hejna
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Forensic Sci 54:1146-8. 2009
    ..The man tried to give himself first aid, due to the massive bleeding that he probably predicted arterial bleeding and applied the ligature closer to the ..
  34. ncbi Obstetric first aid in the community--partners in safe motherhood. A strategy for reducing maternal mortality
    L Sibley
    Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Nurse Midwifery 42:117-21. 1997
    ..Special Project staff of the American College of Nurse-Midwives will lead development and testing of the strategy through operations research activities in selected countries...
  35. ncbi An audit of first-aid treatment of pediatric burns patients and their clinical outcome
    Leila Cuttle
    Royal Children s Hospital Burns Research Group, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    J Burn Care Res 30:1028-34. 2009
    This study describes the first aid used and clinical outcomes of all patients who presented to the Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia in 2005 with an acute burn injury...
  36. ncbi The use of pressure immobilization bandages in the first aid management of cubozoan envenomings
    Jamie Seymour
    Department of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, McGregor Road, Cairns 4878, Australia
    Toxicon 40:1503-5. 2002
    ....
  37. pmc A systematic literature review on first aid provided by laypeople to trauma victims
    T D Tannvik
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Hammerfest Hospital, Hammerfest, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 56:1222-7. 2012
    ..The usefulness of first aid given by laypeople in trauma is less well established...
  38. doi Adding confusion to first aid for jellyfish stings
    Ian Jacobs
    Emerg Med Australas 20:187; author reply 187-8. 2008
  39. pmc An audit of first aid qualifications and knowledge among team officials in two English youth football leagues: a preliminary study
    A Cunningham
    Department of Sports Therapy, School of Social Sciences, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough TS1 3BA, UK
    Br J Sports Med 36:295-300; discussion 300. 2002
    To determine if youth football officials responsible for dealing with injuries have appropriate first aid qualifications and knowledge?
  40. ncbi Could bystander first-aid prevent trauma deaths at the scene of injury?
    Amer Ashour
    Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 19:163-8. 2007
    ..To identify potentially preventable prehospital deaths following traumatic cardiac arrest...
  41. ncbi First-aid training and bystander actions at traffic crashes--a population study
    Eva M Larsson
    Department of Health and Society, Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping, Sweden
    Prehosp Disaster Med 17:134-41. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi Effects of first-aid training in junior high schools
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Inj Control Saf Promot 9:99-106. 2002
    ..Indexes for knowledge of first aid, attitudes towards giving and learning first aid, self-efficacy, emotions connected with first-aid situations ..
  43. ncbi Retention of knowledge and skills in first aid and resuscitation by airline cabin crew
    Paul H Mahony
    Department of Aviation Medicine, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Resuscitation 76:413-8. 2008
    The study was conducted to investigate the retention of CPR and AED skills, first aid knowledge and perceived levels of confidence for a sample of 35 cabin crew 12 months after recurrent training...
  44. ncbi Mental Health First Aid: an international programme for early intervention
    Betty A Kitchener
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:55-61. 2008
    To describe the development of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) programme in Australia, its roll-out in other countries and evaluation studies which have been carried out.
  45. ncbi [First aid measures by bystanders at the place of accident. A prospective, epidemiologic study in the Vienna area]
    Walter Mauritz
    Institut für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Unfallkrankenhaus Lorenz Böhler der Allgemeinen Unfallversicherungsanstalt AUVA, Wien, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:698-704. 2003
    The object of this prospective, epidemiological study was to determine whether bystanders provided necessary first aid measures in the prehospital trauma setting, whether they performed these measures correctly, and whether the level of ..
  46. ncbi First aid and basic life support skills training early in the medical curriculum: curriculum issues, outcomes, and confidence of students
    M Das
    Medical Education Department, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
    Teach Learn Med 13:240-6. 2001
    The importance of training physicians and other health care professionals in first aid and basic life support (BLS) is now widely recognized...
  47. ncbi Improvements in prehospital trauma care in an African country with no formal emergency medical services
    Charles N Mock
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 53:90-7. 2002
    ..In that country, the majority of injured persons are transported to the hospital by some type of commercial vehicle, such as a taxi or bus...
  48. ncbi Evaluating first-aid knowledge and attitudes of a sample of Turkish primary school teachers
    Mürüvvet Başer
    Department Gynaecology and Obstetric Nursing, Erciyes Universitesi Atatürk Sağlik Yüksek Okulu, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Emerg Nurs 33:428-32. 2007
    Knowledge of first aid, which constitutes life-saving treatments for injuries or unexpected illnesses, is important for every individual at every age...
  49. ncbi [Evaluation of the knowledge of teachers and high school students in Silesia on the principles of first aid]
    Krystyn Sosada
    Oddziału Klinicznego Chirurgii Urazów Wielonarzadowych i Medycyny Ratunkowej w Bytomiu Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
    Wiad Lek 55:883-9. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the level of knowledge about first aid among Polish society on the example of secondary school students and teachers...
  50. ncbi The use of psychological first aid (PFA) training among nurses to enhance population resiliency
    George S Everly
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maryland, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 12:21-31. 2010
    ..Through the utilization of psychological first aid (PFA) as an early crisis intervention tool, and by virtue of their occupation and experience, nurses are ..
  51. ncbi Establishing evidence-informed core intervention competencies in psychological first aid for public health personnel
    Cindy L Parker
    Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 8:83-92. 2006
    ..Psychological first aid--the provision of basic psychological care in the short term aftermath of a traumatic event--is a mental health ..
  52. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing problems with substance use: a Delphi study
    Laura M Hart
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:78. 2010
    ..Training in mental health first aid has been shown to be effective in increasing knowledge of symptoms and behaviours associated with seeking help...
  53. ncbi Effectiveness of nonresuscitative first aid training in laypersons: a systematic review
    Stijn Van de Velde
    Belgian Red Cross Flanders, Mechelen, Belgium
    Ann Emerg Med 54:447-57, 457.e1-5. 2009
    This study reviewed evidence on the effects of nonresuscitative first aid training on competence and helping behavior in laypersons.
  54. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines on how a member of the public can support a person affected by a traumatic event: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:49. 2010
    ..However, few people have the knowledge and skills required to assist. Simple guidelines may help members of the public to offer appropriate support when it is needed...
  55. ncbi European first aid guidelines
    Anthony J Handley
    Resuscitation 72:178-9. 2007
  56. pmc Helping someone with problem drug use: a Delphi consensus study of consumers, carers, and clinicians
    Anna H Kingston
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 11:3. 2011
    ..This paper reports on the development of mental health first aid guidelines for problem drug use in adults, to help inform community members on how to assist someone developing ..
  57. ncbi Feasibility of life-supporting first-aid (LSFA) training as a mandatory subject in primary schools
    Thomas Uray
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 59:211-20. 2003
    ..Life-supporting first-aid (LFSA) training in primary schools might prove a useful means of increasing cardiac arrest survival rates. We thus studied the feasibility of introducing first-aid training to 6-7-year old primary school children...
  58. pmc Helping someone with problem drinking: mental health first aid guidelines - a Delphi expert consensus study
    Anna H Kingston
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Rd Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:79. 2009
    ..This paper describes the development of mental health first aid guidelines that inform community members on how to help someone who may have, or may be developing, a drinking ..
  59. ncbi Life supporting first aid training of the public--review and recommendations
    P Eisenburger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Allgemeines Krankenhaus, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 41:3-18. 1999
    ..This review concerns education research aimed at helping more lay persons to acquire high life supporting first aid (LSFA) skill levels and to use these skills...
  60. ncbi A review of first aid treatments for burn injuries
    Leila Cuttle
    Royal Children s Hospital Burns Research Group, University of Queensland, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Rd, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Burns 35:768-75. 2009
    ..This paper reviews common first aid and pre-hospital treatments for burns (water--cold or warm, ice, oils, powders and natural plant therapies), ..
  61. ncbi Beliefs about appropriate first aid for young people with mental disorders: findings from an Australian national survey of youth and parents
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 1:61-70. 2007
    ..To determine the mental health first-aid knowledge and beliefs of young people and their parents...
  62. pmc Mental health first aid training for the public: evaluation of effects on knowledge, attitudes and helping behavior
    Betty A Kitchener
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 2:10. 2002
    Many members of the public have poor mental health literacy. A Mental Health First Aid training course was developed in order to improve this...
  63. pmc Experiences in applying skills learned in a Mental Health First Aid training course: a qualitative study of participants' stories
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 5:43. 2005
    ..A Mental Health First Aid course has been developed to provide these skills...
  64. ncbi Effects of bystander first aid, defibrillation and advanced life support on neurologic outcome and hospital costs in patients after ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest
    A Bur
    University Clinic of Emergency Medicine, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, , 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 27:1474-80. 2001
    ..001). CONCLUSIONS: In contrast to intubation, bystander basic life support and time to first defibrillation were significantly associated with good neurologic outcome and resulted in fewer expenses spent on in-hospital efforts...
  65. ncbi Mental health first aid training: review of evaluation studies
    Betty A Kitchener
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:6-8. 2006
    To review studies evaluating mental health first aid (MHFA) training.
  66. pmc School children sufficiently apply life supporting first aid: a prospective investigation
    Roman Fleischhackl
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel, Wien, 1090, Austria
    Crit Care 13:R127. 2009
    ..The usefulness of CPR training in schools has been questioned because young students may not have the physical and cognitive skills needed to correctly perform such complex tasks correctly...
  67. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines for panic attacks: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:49. 2009
    ..However, few people have the knowledge and skills required to assist. Simple first aid guidelines may help members of the public to offer help to people who experience panic attacks.
  68. ncbi The attitudes of cardiac arrest survivors and their family members towards CPR courses
    A Kliegel
    , Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, , 1090, Wien, Austria
    Resuscitation 47:147-54. 2000
    OBJECTIVES: to evaluate self-assessment of first aid knowledge, readiness to make use of it in case of a medical emergency and judgement of a 1-day CPR course by cardiac arrest survivors, their family members and friends as compared to ..
  69. ncbi Obstacles to bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation in Japan
    K Shibata
    Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Kanazawa University Hospital, 13 1 Takara machi, 920 8641, Kanazawa, Japan
    Resuscitation 44:187-93. 2000
    ..Better training in MMV together with teaching awareness that CC alone can be given should be instituted to maximize the number of potential providers of CPR in the community, even in communities where the incidence of HIV is very low...
  70. ncbi Principles and practical procedures for acute psychological first aid training for personnel without mental health experience
    George S Everly
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 8:93-100. 2006
    ..there appears to be virtual universal endorsement, by relevant authorities, of the value of acute "psychological first aid" (American Psychiatric Association, 1954; USDHHS, 2004; Raphael, 1986; NIMH, 2002; Institute of Medicine, 2003; ..
  71. ncbi How to become an under 11 rescuer: a practical method to teach first aid to primary schoolchildren
    Riccardo Lubrano
    Dipartimento di Pediatria, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Viale Regina Elena 324, 0016 Roma, Italy
    Resuscitation 64:303-7. 2005
    It has been calculated that, on average, 20% of the population should be trained to provide first aid, if a significant reduction of mortality is to be achieved...
  72. ncbi First aid for obstetric haemorrhage: the pilot study of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment in Egypt
    S Miller
    Women s Global Health Imperative, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
    BJOG 113:424-9. 2006
    ..To compare the effect of non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) on blood loss from obstetric haemorrhage with standard management of obstetric haemorrhage...
  73. pmc Mental health first aid for Indigenous Australians: using Delphi consensus studies to develop guidelines for culturally appropriate responses to mental health problems
    Laura M Hart
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:47. 2009
    ..In 2007, the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) program implemented a cultural adaptation of its first aid course to improve the capacity of Indigenous ..
  74. ncbi First-aid training and capabilities of the lay public: a potential alternative source of emergency medical assistance following a natural disaster
    Megumi Kano
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Disasters 29:58-74. 2005
    ..With the appropriate training and skill retention, lay members of the public can potentially contribute to a post-disaster medical response...
  75. ncbi First aid for depression: a Delphi consensus study with consumers, carers and clinicians
    Robyn L Langlands
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Affect Disord 105:157-65. 2008
    ..It is unclear how members of the public can best support individuals who are developing a depressive episode before appropriate professional help is received...
  76. pmc Mental health first aid responses of the public: results from an Australian national survey
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 5:9. 2005
    ..How they respond to that person (the mental health first aid response) may affect outcomes...
  77. pmc First aid recommendations for psychosis: using the Delphi method to gain consensus between mental health consumers, carers, and clinicians
    Robyn L Langlands
    ORYGEN Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Schizophr Bull 34:435-43. 2008
    ..Members of the general public often lack the knowledge and skills to intervene effectively to help someone who may be developing a psychotic illness before appropriate professional help is received...
  78. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines for suicidal ideation and behaviour: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:17. 2008
    ..Simple guidelines may help such a person to encourage a suicidal individual to seek professional help or decide against suicide...
  79. ncbi Bystander-initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation out-of-hospital. A first description of the bystanders and their experiences
    A Axelsson
    Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, , Sweden
    Resuscitation 33:3-11. 1996
    ..Ninety-three percent of the rescuers regarded their intervention as a mainly positive experience. Of 425 interviewed rescuers, 99.5% were prepared to start CPR again...
  80. pmc Mental health first aid training in a workplace setting: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN13249129]
    Betty A Kitchener
    Depression and Anxiety Consumer Research Unit, Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 4:23. 2004
    The Mental Health First Aid training course was favorably evaluated in an uncontrolled trial in 2002 showing improvements in participants' mental health literacy, including knowledge, stigmatizing attitudes, confidence and help provided ..
  81. ncbi Response to cardiac arrest and selected life-threatening medical emergencies: the medical emergency response plan for schools--a statement for healthcare providers, policymakers, school administrators, and community leaders
    Mary Fran Hazinski
    Ann Emerg Med 43:83-99. 2004
  82. ncbi First aid and initial management for childhood burns in Vietnam--an appeal for public and continuing medical education
    Nguyen Nhu Lam
    Burn Intensive Care Unit, National Institute of Burns, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Burns 34:67-70. 2008
    A prospective study to investigate first aid and initial management for 247 paediatric burn patients from 1 June, 2004 to 31 June, 2006 at the Burn Intensive Care Unit, National Institute of Burns (NIB), Hanoi...
  83. pmc Development of mental health first aid guidelines for deliberate non-suicidal self-injury: a Delphi study
    Claire M Kelly
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 8:62. 2008
    ..Simple first aid guidelines may help members of the public assist people to seek and receive the professional help they require ..
  84. ncbi Cardiac arrest care and emergency medical services in Canada
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 20:1081-90. 2004
    ..Heart disease is the primary cause of mortality in Canada and survival to hospital discharge from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is low...
  85. pmc Mental health first aid training of the public in a rural area: a cluster randomized trial [ISRCTN53887541]
    Anthony F Jorm
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 4:33. 2004
    A Mental Health First Aid course has been developed which trains members of the public in how to give initial help in mental health crisis situations and to support people developing mental health problems...
  86. ncbi A comparison of first-responder automated external defibrillator (AED) application rates and characteristics of AED training
    E Brooke Lerner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 655, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:453-7. 2003
    ..To determine whether there were associations between the characteristics of first-responder automated external defibrillator (AED) training and AED application rates...
  87. ncbi Developing COSHH Essentials: dermal exposure, personal protective equipment and first aid
    A N I Garrod
    Health and Safety Executive, Magdalen House, Stanley Precinct, Bootle L20 3QZ, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 47:577-88. 2003
    ..Planning for emergencies is an important facet of risk control. Proposals are outlined to band chemical hazards for emergency planning according to a minimum of information, i.e. the danger symbol on a product label...
  88. ncbi Training St John Ambulance volunteers to use an automated external defibrillator
    G Walters
    Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust, Farnborough Hospital, Orpington, Kent, UK
    Resuscitation 27:39-45. 1994
    ..Little difference in acquisition or retention of skills between the nurse and lay volunteers, and the 2- and 4-h course groups was found. It is concluded that brief training in defibrillation for volunteer first-aiders is feasible...
  89. ncbi First aid: basic procedures for nurses
    Denise Kindleysides
    British Red Cross
    Nurs Stand 21:48-57; quiz 58. 2007
    ..This article sketches a likely scenario and outlines the procedures to undertake if one of the following emergencies arose: care of the unconscious casualty; cardiac arrest; haemorrhage; chest pain; choking; and fractures...
  90. pmc The World Trade Center attack. Similarities to the 1988 earthquake in Armenia: time to teach the public life-supporting first aid?
    D Crippen
    Associate Director, Departments of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, St Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Crit Care 5:312-4. 2001
    ..This article makes the case for teaching life-supporting first aid to the public in the hope that one day, should another such incident occur, they would be able to preserve ..
  91. ncbi AED, CPR, and first aid preparedness for the real world
    Ralph M Shenefelt
    American Safety and Health Institute, USA
    Occup Health Saf 75:52, 54, 56. 2006
  92. ncbi The role of law enforcement agencies in out-of-hospital emergency care
    Seth C Hawkins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Grace Hospital, Blue Ridge Health Care, 2201 South Sterling Street, Morganton, NC 28655, and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Tri Community South EMS, PA 15207, United States
    Resuscitation 72:386-93. 2007
    ....
  93. ncbi The ability of Lithuanian ambulance services to provide first medical aid in trauma cases
    Raimondas Marozas
    Department of Disaster Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:463-71. 2007
    ..To evaluate the ability of country ambulance services to provide first medical aid in trauma cases...
  94. ncbi [Protocols for trauma care and the missing of injuries in severely injured accident victims during the prehospital phase]
    A B van Vugt
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Heelkunde, sectie Traumatologie, Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:2180-2. 2006
    ..The goal should be effective treatment, focused on the stabilization of vital functions and triage related to the choice of facility necessary for definitive care...
  95. ncbi [Pediatric emergencies from the viewpoint of first aid]
    Steffen Pluntke
    Deutschen Roten Kreuz, Potsdam
    Kinderkrankenschwester 25:360-9. 2006
  96. pmc Emergency medical response strategy proved critical to sustaining Georgia's health infrastructure
    Christopher Mason
    CMAJ 179:762-3. 2008
  97. ncbi Community cardiopulmonary resuscitation training in Greece
    Konstandinos D Hatzakis
    Department of Nursing, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Res Nurs Health 31:165-71. 2008
    ..Results indicated a low prevalence of current training and lack of basic CPR knowledge, reflecting the limited extent of and access to training. Results suggest the need for a standardized, widespread CPR program...
  98. ncbi Initial emergency care
    Frank J Poliafico
    EMS Mag 36:189. 2007
  99. ncbi Effect of severe acute respiratory syndrome on bystander willingness to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)--is compression-only preferred to standard CPR?
    Kin Kwan Lam
    Accident and Emergency Department, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:325-9. 2007
    ..The preferred type of SCPR in the post-SARS era was assessed...
  100. ncbi Simulation of in-hospital pediatric medical emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrests: highlighting the importance of the first 5 minutes
    Elizabeth A Hunt
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e34-43. 2008
    ....
  101. ncbi BIPHASIC Trial: a randomized comparison of fixed lower versus escalating higher energy levels for defibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Ian G Stiell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1Y 4E9
    Circulation 115:1511-7. 2007
    ..The present study compared fixed lower- and escalating higher-energy regimens for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...

Research Grants7

  1. ORGAN HEMOSTASIS IN TRAUMA BY HIGH INTENSITY ULTRASOUND
    Shahram Vaezy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Thus, the investigators believe that their proposed studies will result in a new and clinically applicable methodology for reducing mortality and morbidity in abnormal trauma. ..
  2. OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARREST
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
  3. Pediatric Mild Head Injury: Definition and Consequences
    Ronald Maio; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will contribute to the consistent definition of MTBI in children and set the stage for further investigations of the long-term consequences of head injury in children. ..
  4. Impact of CHD Risk Perception on Health Behaviors and O*
    Janice Barnhart; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  5. Focused Ultrasound for Treatment of Nerves
    Shahram Vaezy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It is our goal to develop image- guided focused ultrasound as a non-invasive alternative for the treatment of spasticity and pain. ..
  6. UTERINE TUMOR TREATMENT USING HIGH INTENSITY ULTRASOUND
    Shahram Vaezy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Ultimately, this treatment approach may also provide an option to preserve fertility and improve reproductive outcomes in patients with fibroid tumors. ..
  7. Nat'l Alcohol Screening Day Emergency Department Study
    Ronald Maio; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This proposal is designed to complement a proposal for NASD ED Alcohol Education, which will provide training resources for this project. This project is designed to increase provider awareness of NASD and increase the use of SBIRT. ..