Research

Publications

Publications, Presentations and Abstracts

 
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  • Cheskes S, Common MR, Byers A, Zahn C, Morrison LJ. Compressions during defibrillator charging shortens shock pause duration and improves chest compression fraction during shockable out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2014;85(7):1007-1011.
  • Cheskes S, Schmiker RH, Verbeek PR, Salcido DD, Brown SP, Brooks S, Menegazzi JJ, Vaillancourt C, Powell J, May S, Berg RA, Sell R, Idris A, Kampp M, Schmidt T, Christenson J and the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators. The impact of peri-shock pause on survival from out-of-hospital shockable cardiac arrest during the ROC PRIMED trial. Resuscitation. 2014;85(3):336-342.
  • Stiell IG, Brown SP, Nichol G, Cheskes S, Vaillancourt C, Callaway CW, Morrison LJ, Christenson J, Aufderheide TP, Davis DP, Free C, Hostler D, Stouffer JA, Idris AH, Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators. What is the optimal chest compression depth during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation of adult patients? Circulation 2014;130(22):1962-1670
  • Shinar Z, Stahovich M, Cheskes S, Bellezzo J, Dembitsky W. Chest Compressions may be performed on arresting patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVAD). Resuscitation 2014;85(4):702-704.
  • Wong MKY, Morrison LJ, Qiu F, Austin PC, Cheskes S, Dorian P, Scales DC, Tu JV, Verbeek PR, Wijeysundera HC, Ko DT. Trends in short and long-term survival among out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients alive at hospital arrival. Circulation 2014;130:1883-1890.
  • Morrison LJ, Eby D, Veigas PV, Zhan C, Kiss A, Arcieri V, Hoogeveen P, Loreto C, Welsford M, Dodd T, Mooney E, Pilkington M, Prowd C, Reichl E, Scott J, Verdon JM, Waite T, Buick JE, Verbeek PR. Implementation trial of the basic life support termination of resuscitation rule: reducing the transport of futile out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. Resuscitation 2014;85:486-491.
  • Drennan RI, Dainty NK, Hoogeveen P, Atzema LC, Barrette N, Hawker G, Hoch SJ, Isaranuwatchai W, Philpott J, Spearen C, Tavares W, Turner L, Farrell M, Filosa T, Kane J, Kiss A, Morrison JL. Expanding paramedicine in the community (EPIC): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2014;15:473.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2013″ style=”fancy”]
  • Cheskes S, Turner L, Thomson S, Aljerian N. The impact of prehospital continuous positive airway pressure on the rate of intubation and mortality from acute out-of-hospital respiratory emergencies. Prehosp Emerg Care 2013;17(4):435-441.
  • Bigham BL, Kennedy SM, Drennan I, Morrison LJ. Expanding paramedic scope of practice in the community: a systematic review of the literature. Prehosp Emerg Care 2013;17(3):361-72.
  • Atzema CL, Austin PC, Wu L, Brzozowski M, Feldman MJ, McDonnell M, Mazurik L. Speak Fast, Use Jargon, and Don’t Repeat Yourself: A Randomized Trial Assessing the Effectiveness of Online Videos to Supplement Emergency Department Discharge Instructions. PLoS ONE 2013:8;1-7.
  • Ryan D, Craig AM, Turner L, Verbeek R. Clinical events and treatment in prehospital patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Prehosp Emerg Care 17(2):181-186.[/su_spoiler]
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  • Douglas LA, Cheskes S, Feldman M, Ratnapalan S. Paramedics’ experiences with death notification: A qualitative study. J Paramedic Practice 2012;4(9):533-539.
  • Glover BM, Brown SB, Morrison L, Davis D, Kudenchuk P, Van Ottingham L, Vaillancourt C, Cheskes S. Dorian P. Wide variability in drug use in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a report from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium. Resuscitation 2012;83(11):1324-1330.
  • Aljerian NA, Verbeek PR, Cheskes S. Making the transition from good quality to high quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation: implications for paramedic performance during cardiac arrest resuscitation. J Paramedic Practice 2012;4(5):266-271.
  • Cheskes S, Thomson S, Turner L. Feasibility of continuous positive airway pressure by primary care paramedics. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16(4):535-540.
  • Schmicker RH, Leroux BG, Sears GK, Stiell I, Morrison LJ, Aufderheide TP, Fowler R, Lowe R, Morrow S, Plumlee E, Cheskes S. for the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Investigators. Temporal compliance trends in a cluster randomization with crossover trial of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Clin Trials 2012;9(3):314-321.
  • Stiell I, Everson-Stewart S, Christenson J, Cheskes S, Powell J, Bigham B, Morrison L, Larsen J, Nichol G, Hess E, Vaillancourt C, Davis D, Callaway C. Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Investigators. What is the role of chest compression depth during out of hospital CPR? Crit Care Med 2012;40(4):1192-1198.
  • Wang HE, Szydlo D, Stouffer J, Lin S, Carlson J, Vaillancourt C, Sears G, Verbeek PR, Fowler R, Idris A, Koenig K, Christenson J, Minokadeh A, Brandt J, Rea T. the ROC Investigators. Endotracheal intubation versus supraglottic airway insertion in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2012:83;1061-1066.
  • Aljerian NA, Verbeek PR, Cheskes S. Making the transition to high quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation: implications for paramedic practice. J Paramedic Practice 2012;4;266-271.
  • Verbeek PR, Ryan D, Turner L, Craig AM. Serial prehospital 12-lead electro-cardiograms increase identification of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Prehospital Emerg Care 2012;16:109-114.
  • Cantor W, Hoogeveen P, Robert A, Elliott K, Goldman L, Sanderson E, Plante S, Prabhakar M, Miner S. Prehospital diagnosis and triage of ST-elevation myocardial infarction by paramedics without advanced care training. Am Heart J. 2012;164:201-206.
  • Rodriguez S, Summers J, Verbeek PR. Protocol compliance and the chronic offenders model. Prehosp Emerg Care
  • Rodriquez S, Summers J, Dundas P, Duff ME, Cheskes S, Verbeek PR. Paramedic annual recertification and variance in the management of ischemic chest pain patients. Prehosp Emerg Care
  • Morrison LJ, Yu M, Hurst B, Dainty KN, Buick JE, Cote J,. Kirsh JA, Cheskes S. CPR ANYTIME ANYSCHOOL: A randomized trial of training strategies to teach CPR and use of an AED to high school students. (presented at AHA RESS 2012) [/su_spoiler]
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  • Feldman M, Sanderson E: De técnico de trasporte sanitaro (TTS) a técnico de emergencias sanitarias (TES) (5). Perfil profesional del paramédico en Canadá. Emergencias 2011;23:410-413 (Spanish).
  • Vaillancourt C, Epstein N, Cheskes S, Maloney J, Stiell I, Christenson J, Affleck A, Travers A, Osmond M, Forgie P, Slenys J. CAEP position statement on bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation. CJEM 2011;13(5):339-346.
  • Cheskes S, Turner L, Thomson S. Prehospital use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure by   primary care paramedics: a study of safety. Prehospital Emergency Care Jan 2011; 15:134. (presented at NAEMSP 2011, Bonita Springs Florida)
  • Stiell I, Nichol G, Leroux B, Rea T, Ornato J, Powell J, Christenson J, Callaway C, Kudenchuk P, Aufderheide T, Idris A, Daya M, Wang H, Morrison L, Davis D, Andrusiek D, Stephens S, Cheskes S, Schmicker R, Fowler R, Vaillancourt C, Hostler D, Zive D, Pirrallo R, Vilke G, Sopko G, Weisfeldt M, for Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Investigators. Early vs. Later Rhythm Analysis in Patients with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. NEJM 2011;365:787-797.
  • Vaillancourt C, Everson-Stewart S, Christenson J, Andrusiek D, Powell J, Nichol G, Cheskes S, Aufderhiede T, Berg R, Stiell I for the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Investigators. The impact of increased chest compression fraction on return of spontaneous circulation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients not in ventricular fibrillation. Resuscitation 2011;15:1-8.
  • Cheskes S, Schmicker R.H., Christenson J, Menegazzi J, Rea T, Powell J, May J, Salcido D, Olsufka M, Pennington S, Simonini J, Allendes F, Edelson D, Stiell I, Berg R, Van Ottingham L, Idris A, Sell R, Bigham B, Morrison L, and the ROC investigators. Peri-shock pause: An independent predictor of survival from out-of-hospital shockable cardiac arrest. Circulation 2011;124:58-66.
  • Vaillancourt C, Charette M, Kasaboswki A, Cheskes S, Wells GA, Stiell I. Cardiac arrest diagnostic accuracy of 9-1-1 communication officers: A prospective multi-centre study. (presented at SAEM 2011).
  • Cheskes S, Turner L, Foggett R, Huiskamp M, Popov D, Thomson S, Sage G, Watson R, Verbeek PR. Paramedic contact to balloon in less than 90 minutes: a successful strategy for ST segment myocardial infarction bypass to Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in a Canadian Emergency Medical System. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2011;15:1-8.
  • Ryan D, Craig A, Turner L, Verbeek PR. Community patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction commonly encounter clinically important events and receive advanced treatment prior to arrival at the percutaneous coronary intervention laboratory. Prehosp Emerg Care 2011;15:132.
  • Ryan D, Craig A, Turner L, Verbeek PR. Serial 12-lead electrocardiograms increase prehospital diagnosis of ST-Segment elevation myocardial infarction. Prehosp Emerg Care 2011;15:114.
  • Morrison LJ, Baker AJ, Rhind SG, Kiss A, MacDonald RD, Schwartz B, Perreira T, Simitciu M, Trompeo A, Black SE, Stuss DT, Rizoli SB. The Toronto prehospital hypertonic resuscitation – head injury and multiorgan dysfunction trial: Feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial Original Research Article. Journal of Critical Care 2011;26(4):363-372.
  • Halpern J, Maunder RG, Schwartz B, Gurevich M. Identifying risk of emotional sequelae after critical incidents. Emerg Med J 2011;28:51-56. doi:10.1136/ emj 2009.082982 51.
  • Morrison LJ, Rac VE, Bowen JM, Schwartz B, Perreira T, Ryan W, Zahn C, Chadha R, Craig A, O’Reilly D, Goeree R. Prehospital Evaluation and Economic Analysis of Different Coronary Syndrome Treatment Strategies – PREDICT – Rationale, Development and Implementation. BMC Emergency Medicine 2011 Mar;11:4.[/su_spoiler]
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  • Feldman MJ: Hazardous materials incidents. In: Nancy Caroline’s emergency care in the streets, 6th ed., Ed. By Pollack AN, Jones and Bartlett, 2010.
  • Bulger EM, May S, Brasel KJ, Schreiber M, Kerby JD, Tisherman SA, Newgard C, Slutsky A, Coimbra R, Emerson S, Minei JP, Bardarson B, Kudenchuk P, Baker A, Christenson J, Idris A, Davis D, Fabian TC, Aufderheide TP, Callaway C, Williams C, Banek J, Vaillancourt C, van Heest R, Sopko G, Hata JS, Hoyt DB; ROC Investigators. Out-of-hospital hypertonic resuscitation following severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2010 Oct 6;304(13):1455-64.
  • Hostler D, Thomas EG, Emerson SS, Christenson J, Stiell IG, Rittenberger JC, Gorman KR, Bigham BL, Callaway CW, Vilke GM, Beaudoin T, Cheskes S, Craig A, Davis DP, Reed A, Idris A, Nichol G; Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators. Increased survival after EMS witnessed cardiac arrest. Observations from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) epistry-cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2010 Jul;81(7):826-30. Epub 2010 Apr 18.
  • Newgard CD, Rudser K, Hedges JR, Kerby JD, Stiell IG, Davis DP, Morrison LJ, Bulger E, Terndrup T, Minei JP, Bardarson B, Emerson S; ROC Investigators. A critical assessment of the out-of-hospital trauma triage guidelines for physiologic abnormality. J Trauma 2010 Feb;68(2):452-62.
  • Cheskes S, Schmicker R.H.,Christenson J, Menegazzi J, Rea T, Powell J, May J, Salcido D, Olsufka M, Pennington S, Simonini J, Allendes F, Edelson D, Stiell I, Berg R, Van Ottingham L, Idris A, Sell R, Bigham B, Morrison L, and the ROC investigators. Peri-shock pause: An independent predictor of survival from out-of-hospital shockable cardiac arrest. Circulation Nov 2010; 122: A266
  • Cheskes S, Turner L, Froggett R, Thomson S, Popov D, Huiskmap M, Sage G, Watson R. EMS contact to balloon in less then 90 minutes: a successful strategy for STEMI bypass to Primary PCI in a   Canadian Emergency Medical System. Circulation Nov 2010; 122: A8885
  • Verma A, Gladstone DJ, Fang J, Chenkin J, Black SE, Verbeek PR. Effect of online medical control on prehospital Code Stroke triage. CJEM 2010;12:103-10.
  • Morrison LJ, Eby D, D’Souza PV, Zhan C, Kiss A, Welsford M, Loreto C, Arcieri V, Prowd C, Pilkington M, Dodd T, Scott J, Mooney E, Reichl E, Verdon JM, Waite T, Verbeek R. Basic life support termination-of-resuscitation guideline implementation trial (TORIT). Prehosp Emerg Care 2010;19 (suppl 1):4.
  • Lee JS, Verbeek RP, Schull MJ, Macintyre P, Morrison LJ, Calder L, Stiell IG, Rowe BR, Sookram S, Naglie G, Kiss A, Ryan D. Paramedics Assessing Elders At Risk For Independence Loss – The PERIL Clinical Prediction Rule. Prehosp Emerg Care 2010;19 (suppl 1):5.
  • Schwartz, B.“Medical Incident Command” Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets, 1st Canadian edition. Sudbury: Jones and Barlett, 2010. 47.20–47.21.
  • Zoutman DE, Ford BD, Melinyshyn M, Schwartz B. The pandemic influenza planning process in Ontario acute care hospitals. Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. (Am J Infect Control 2010;38:3-8.)
  • Bassil KL, Cole DC, Moineddin R, Lou W, Craig AM, Schwartz B, Rea E. The relationship between temperature and ambulance response calls for heat-related illness in Toronto, Ontario 2005. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
  • Morrison LJ, Baker AJ, Rhind SG, Kiss A, Macdonald RD, Schwartz B, Perreira T, Simitciu M, Trompeo A, Black SE, Stuss DT, Rizoli SB. The Toronto prehospital hypertonic resuscitation-head injury and multiorgan dysfunction trial: Feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial. J Crit Care 2010 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 21106341 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
  • Cheskes S (Co-PI) Morrison LJ, Slutsky AS, Dorian P. National Institutes of Health, From Bench to Bedside to Curbside. Clinical Research Consortium to improve Resuscitation Outcomes. Six year grant renewed 2010–2016. Total grant: 3,400,000.00.[/su_spoiler]
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  • Feldman MJ: Toxic Inhalations. In: Prehospital Systems and Medical Oversight, 4th ed., Ed. by Kuehl AE, Kendall-Hunt, Dubuque: 2009.
  • Craig AM, Verbeek PR, Feldman MJ, Schwartz B: Comparing the accuracy of historically-derived EMS response plans against Medical Priority Dispatch System’s standard “Alpha-to-Echo” response recommendations. Prehosp Emerg Care 2009;13:143. Poster presentation at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2009.
  • Newgard CD, Schmicker RH, Hedges JR, Trickett JP, Davis DP, Bulger EM, Aufderheide TP, Minei JP, Hata JS, Gubler KD, Brown TB, Yelle JD, Bardarson B, Nichol G; Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Investigators. Emergency medical services intervals and survival in trauma: assessment of the “golden hour” in a North American prospective cohort. Ann Emerg Med 2010 Mar;55(3):235-246.e4. Epub 2009 Sep 23.
  • Newgard CD, Rudser K, Atkins DL, Berg R, Osmond MH, Bulger EM, Davis DP, Schreiber MA, Warden C, Rea TD, Emerson S; ROC Investigators. The availability and use of out-of-hospital physiologic information to identify high-risk injured children in a multisite, population-based cohort. Prehosp Emerg Care 2009 Oct-Dec;13(4):420-31.
  • Validation of a universal prehospital termination of resuscitation clinical prediction rule for advanced and basic life support providers. Morrison LJ, Verbeek PR, Zhan C, Kiss A, Allan KS. Resuscitation 2009;80:324-28.
  • Craig AM, Verbeek PR, Schwartz B. Evidence-based Optimization of Urban Firefighter First Response to Emergency Medical Services 911 Incidents. Prehosp Emerg Care 2009;14:109-117.
  • Brooks SC, Allan KS, Welsford M, Verbeek PR, Arntz HR, Morrison LJ. Prehospital triage and direct transport of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction to primary percutaneous coronary intervention centers: A systematic review and metaanalysis. CJEM 2009;11:481-92.
  • Chenkin J, Gladstone DJ, Verbeek PR, Lindsay P, Fang J, Black SE, Morrison L. Predictive Value of the Ontario Prehospital Stroke Screening Tool for the Identification of Patients with Acute Stroke.  Prehosp Emerg Care 2009;13:153-59.
  • Vaillancourt C, Everson-Stewart S, Christenson J, Andrusiek D, Powell J, Nichol G, Cheskes S, Aufderheide T, Berg R, Stiell I, and the ROC Investigators. Increased chest compression fraction is associated with increased return of spontaneous circulation in non-ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims. Abstract presentation on May 17th, 2009 for the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
  • Bigham B, Koprowicz K, Kiss A, Dorian P, Emerson S, Zhan C, Rea T, Aufderheide TP, Powell J, Cheskes S, Davis D, Stouffer J, Perry J, Morrison LJ. Survival unchanged 5 months after implementing the 2005 American Heart Association cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care guidelines for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. 29th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine March 2009 Vol 13 Suppl 1. S2.
  • Brown LH, Hubble MW, Cone DC, Millin MG, Schwartz B, Patterson PD, Greenberg B, Richards ME. Paramedic determinations of medical necessity: a meta analysis. NAEMSP January 2009.
  • Schwartz B, Maunder RG, Halpern J, Gurevich M. Factors affecting psychological outcomes following critical incidents in emergency medical technicians. Prehosp Emerg Care Jan/March 2009; 13(1) (Abstract).
  • “EMS Clinical Practicing and Clinical Systems Oversight: Aspects of prehospital medicine – Section, Editor: Trauma and environmental incidents”. Kendal Hunt Published 2009.
  • Morrison LJ, Rizoli SB, Schwartz B, Rhind SG, Simitciu M, Perreira T, Macdonald R, Trompeo A, Stuss DT, Black SE, et al. The Toronto prehospital hypertonic resuscitation-head injury and multi organ dysfunction trial (TOPHR HIT)–methods and data collection tools. Trials 2009 Nov 20; 10:105. Epub 2009 Nov 20.
  • Morrison LJ, Rizoli SB, Schwartz B, Rhind SG, Simitciu M, Perreira T, MacDonald R, Trompeo A, Stuss DT, Black SE, Kiss A, Baker AJ. The Toronto prehospital hypertonic resuscitation-head injury and multi organ dysfunction trial (TOPHR HIT) – Methods and data collection tools. Trials 2009, 10:105.
  • Brown LH, Hubbie MW, Cone DC, Millin MG, Schwartz B, Patterson PD, Greenberg B, Richards ME. Paramedic determinations of medical necessity: a meta-analysis. Prehosp Emerg Care 2009 13 (4): 516-527.
  • Visentin L. Bondy SJ, Schwartz B, Morrison LJ. Use of personal protective equipment during infectious disease outbreak and nonoutbreak conditions: a survey of emergency medical technicians. CJEM 2009 11(1): 44-56.
  • Schwartz B, Mason R. Responding to Domestic Violence in Clinical Settings. 2008. Accessed January 12, 2010 at http://www.dveducation.ca/index.php.
  • Cantor WJ, Fitchett D, Borgundvaag B, Ducas J, Heffernan M, Cohen EA, Morrison LJ, Langer A, Dzavik V, Mehta SR, Lazzam C, Schwartz B (Co-principal Author), Casanova A, Goodman SG. Routine early angioplasty after fibrinolysis for acute myocardial infarction. N Engl J Med 2009;360:2705-18.
  • Lee JS, Verbeek PR, Kiss A, Macintyre P, Schull MJ, Morrison LJ, Calder L, Stiell IG, Rowe BH, Sookram S, Ryan DP, Naglie G. Paramedics assessing elders at risk of independence loss (PERIL): nontransportation rates of older clients in 3 EMS systems. Can J Emerg Med 2009;11(3):263.
  • Overgaard CB, Wijeysundera HC, Craig AM, Verbeek PR, Lefkowitz V, Fisher M, Lubelsky B, Kassam K, Radhakrishnan S, Dzavik V Fam NP. A regional system of care with prehospital ECG and a rapid transfer protocol for primary PCI in STEMI: The Toronto Experience. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2009; 25 (Supplement B): 900.
  • Verma A, Gladstone DJ, Fang J, Chenkin J, Black SE, Verbeek PR. Influence of on-line medical control on pre-hospital stroke triage. Prehosp Emerg Care 2009;13:112-13.
  • Craig AM, Verbeek R, Schwartz B, Feldman M. Comparing the accuracy of historically derived MPDS response plans against the medical priority dispatch system’s standard “alpha-to-echo” response recommendations. Prehosp Emerg Care 2009;13:143.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2008″ style=”fancy”]
  • MacDonald RD, Ip J, Wanger K, Rothney A, McLelland K, Travers AH, Verbeek PR, Sookram S, Vu E, Cain E, Feldman M, Schwartz B: The development of a national emergency medical services curriculum framework for physicians in Canada. Prehosp Emerg Care 2008;12:372-380.
  • Morrison LJ, Zhan C, Chad S, Burgess R, Driscoll S, McLennan M, Bigham B, Cheskes S, Feldman M, Welsford M: Shining a light makes a difference: Improved survival from out of hospital cardiac arrest through a population based data collection and feedback strategy [abstract]. Prehosp Emerg Care 2008;12:129. Poster presentation at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2008.
  • Beers C, Slater M, Cheskes S. CPR Process: the new measure of CPR quality during cardiac arrest resuscitation. Canadian Emergency News Feb/Mar 2008 31:1 42-44.
  • Morrison LJ, Zhan C, Chad S, Burgess R, Driscoll S, McLennan M, Bigham BL, Cheskes S, Feldman M, Welsford M. Shining a light makes a difference: improved survival from out of hospital cardiac arrest through a population based data collection and feedback strategy. Prehospital Emergency Care January 2008. 12(1):129 #79.
  • Morrison LJ, Bigham BL Kiss A, Verbeek PR. Termination of resuscitation: A guide to interpreting the literature. Resuscitation 2008;79:387-90.
    MacDonald RD, Ip J, Wanger K, Rothney A, McLelland K, Travers A, Verbeek PR, Sookram S, Vu E, Cain E, Feldman M, Schwartz, B. The development of a national emergency medical services curriculum framework for physicians in Canada. Prehosp Emerg Care 2008;12:372-80.

  • Bassil KL, Cole D, Moineddin R, Gournis E, Schwartz B, Craig AM, Lou WYW, Rea E. Development of a surveillance case definition for heat-related illness using 911 medical dispatch data. Canadian Journal of Public Health July 2008; 339-343 (Abstract)
  • Schwartz B, Mason R, Burgess R, Irwin E. (Collaborator) Identification and management of intimate partner violence in EMS: a needs assessment. Prehosp Emerg Care April 2008; 12(1):109-110 (Abstract)
  • Cantor WJ, Fitchett D, Borgundvaag B, Heffernan M, Cohen EA, Morrison LJ, Langer A, Mehta S, Lazzam C, Schwartz B, Dzavik V, Goodman SG. (Collaborator) Rationale and design of the trial of routine angioplasty and stenting after fibrinolysis to enhance reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction (TRANSFER-AMI). Am Heart J 2008;155:19-25.
  • Morrison LJ, Long J, Vermeulen MJ, Schwartz B, Sawadsky BV, Frank J, Cameron B, Burgess R, Shield J, Bagley P, Mausz V, Brewer JE, Dorian P. A (Co-principal author) A Randomized controlled feasibility trial comparing safety and effectiveness of out-of-hospital pacing versus conventional treatment: “PrePACE”. Resuscitation 2008; 76 (3): 341-349.
  • Morrison LJ, Allan KS, Shan C, Kiss A, Verbeek PR. A universal termination of resuscitation clinical prediction rule for both advanced and basic life support providers. CJEM 2008;10:265.
  • Brooks SC, Allan KS, Welsford M, Verbeek PR, Arntz HR, Morrison LJ. A systemic review and meta-analysis of prehospital triage and diversion for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction directly to percutaneous coronary intervention centres: Are emergency medical services jumping the gun? CJEM 2008;10:261.
  • Lee JS, Verbeek PR, Morrison LJ, Kiss A, Macintyre P, Ryan D, Naglie G. PERIL – Paramedics and elders at risk of independence loss: agreement between paramedics in both simulated and live patient encounters. Can J Ger 2008; 11(1): 56.
  • MacDonald RD, Ip J, Wanger K, Rothney A, McLelland K, Travers A, Verbeek PR, Sookram S, Vu E, Cain E. The development of a national emergency medical services curriculum for physicians in Canada. Prehosp Emerg Care 2008:12;112.
  • Morrison LJ, Allan KS, Zhan C, Kiss A, Verbeek PR. A universal termination of resuscitation clinical prediction rule for both advanced and basic life support providers. Prehosp Emerg Care 2008:12;95.
  • Glasheen JJ, Chenkin J, Lambert N, Verbeek PR. PASS to the stroke center – Patching for acute stroke syndrome. Prehosp Emerg Care 2008:12;118.[/su_spoiler]
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  • Mengual R, Feldman MJ, Jones GR: Implementation of a novel prehospital advance directive protocol in Southeastern Ontario. Can J Emerg Med, 2007;9:250-259.
  • Feldman MJ, Schwartz B, Morrison LJ: Effectiveness of tactical emergency medical support (TEMS): a systematic review [abstract]. Prehosp Emerg Care 2007;11:128. Poster presentation at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2007.
  • Hostler D, Thomas EG, Emerson S, Christenson J, Rittenberger JC, Bigham B, Callaway C, Steill IG, Vilke GM, Beaudoin T, Cheskes S, Craig A, Davis DP, Gorman KR, Reed A, Nichol G, ROC Investigators. Survival after EMS witnessed cardiac arrest. Observations from the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) epistry cardiac arrest. Circulation 2007; 116 S
  • Rodriguez S, Shkvorets N, Clapper K, Shaw R, Burgess R, Verbeek P. Constructing a quality assurance panopticon for emergency medical services. IJAMT 2007;5:20-32.
  • Rodriguez S, Summers J, Shkvorets N, Burgess R, Verbeek P. Key Clinical indicators and SQL sorting-logic application in medical auditing. IJAMT 2007;5;183-7.
  • Morrison LJ, Verbeek PR, Vermeulen MJ, Kiss A, Nesbitt lm, Stiell I. Derivation and evaluation of termination of resuscitation clinical prediction rules for advanced life support providers. Resuscitation 2007;74:266-75.
  • Morrison LJ, Visentin LM, Vermeulen M, Kiss A, Theriault R, Eby D, Sherbino J, Verbeek PR. Inter-rater reliability and comfort in the application of a basic life support termination of resuscitation decision rule for out of hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 2007;74:150-7.
  • Morrison L, Rizoli S, Schwartz B, Rhind S, Black S, Stuss DT, Baker A, Simitciu M, Perreira T, MacDonald R, Shield J. The Toronto prehospital hypertonic resuscitation head injury and multi-organ dysfunction trial. Prehosp Emerg Care 2007;11:94 (Abstract)
  • Craig AM, Verbeek R, Schwartz B. Improving the specificity of urban firefighter “first response” by modeling the probability of critical intervention before EMS arrival. Prehosp Emerg Care 2007;11:97 (Abstract)
  • Feldman MJ, Morrison LJ, Schwartz B. Effectiveness of tactical emergency medical support (TEMS):  a systematic review. Prehosp Emerg Care 2007;11:128 (Abstract)
  • Schull MJ, Stukel TA, Vermeulen MJ, Zwarenstein M, Alter DA, Munuel DG, Guttman A, Laupacis A, Schwartz B. Effect of widespread restrictions on the use of hospital services during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome. CMAJ June 2007; 176(13) 1827-1831.
  • Lee J, Verbeek R, Morrison L, Kiss A, MacIntyre P, Ryan D, Naglie G. Paramedics and elders at risk of independence loss (PERIL): Feasibility and inter-rater reliability of risk factors for adverse outcomes. Acad Emerg Med 2007; 14 (Supp 1):S19.
  • Chenkin J, Morrison LJ, Gladstone DJ, Lindsay P, Verbeek R, Fang J, Kerr-Taylor M. Assessment of the Ontario prehospital acute stroke screening tool. Prehosp Emerg Care 2007;11:109.
  • Brooks SC, Welsford M, O’Donnell C, Verbeek R, Allan K, Morrison LJ. A systematic review of prehospital triage for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction directly to percutaneous coronary intervention centers: Should the guidelines still say “indeterminate”? Prehosp Emerg Care 2007;11:96.
  • Verbeek PR, Sherwood C. End-life-care in the home: how a new procedure for Ontario paramedics and firefighters  may affect your patients and your practice. Ont Med Rev 2007;74:39-43[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2006″ style=”fancy”]
  • Craig A, Schwartz B, Feldman M: Development of evidence-based dispatch response plans to optimize ALS paramedic response in an urban EMS system [abstract]. Prehosp Emerg Care 2006;10:114. Oral presentation at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2006.
  • Feldman MJ, Verbeek PR, Lyons DG, Chad SJ, Craig AM, Schwartz B: Comparison of the medical priority dispatch system to a prehospital patient acuity score. Acad Emerg Med 2006;13:954-960.
  • Morrison LJ, Visentin LM, Kiss A, Theriault R, Eby D, Vermeulen M, Sherbino J, Allan KS, Verbeek PR. Summary of the methodology for the validation study for a termination of resuscitation clinical prediction rule. Crit Path Cardio 2006;5:235-9 (http://www.critpathcardio.com)
  • Sherbino J, Verbeek PR, MacDonald RD, Sawadsky BV, McDonald AC, Morrison LJ. Prehospital transcutaneous cardiac pacing for symptomatic bradycardia or bradyasystolic cardiac arrest: a systematic review. Resuscitation 2006;70:193-200.
  • Morrison LJ, Visentin LM, Kiss A, Theriault R, Eby D, Vermeulen M, Sherbino J, Verbeek PR. Validation of a termination of resuscitation prediction rule in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. New Engl J Med 2006;355:478-87.
  • Morrison LJ, Verbeek PR, MacDonald A, Sawadsky B, Brooks S. Prehospital 12-lead electrocardiography impact on acute myocardial infarction treatment times and mortality: a systematic review. Acad Emerg Med 2006;13;84-9.
  • Watson L, Sault W, Gwyn R, Verbeek PR. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest simulation model: the “delay effect” of donning a gown. Prehosp Emerg Care 2006;10:145.
  • Morrison L, Visentin L, Verbeek PR. Inter-rater reliability and comfort with a termination-of-resuscitation guideline for defibrillation-trained emergency medical technicians. Prehosp Emerg Care 2006;10:145-6.
  • Morrison L, Visentin L, Verbeek PR. Prospective validation of a termination of resuscitation guideline for defibrillation-trained emergency medical technicians. Prehosp Emerg Care 2006;10:109.
  • Feldman MJ, Verbeek PR, Lyons DG, Chad SJ, Craig AM, Schwartz B. (Collaborator) Comparison of the medical priority dispatch system to an out-of-hospital patient acuity score.  Acad Emerg Med 2006;13(9):954-60.
  • Schwartz B, Burgess R, Craig A, Wichman K. Human factors field study of equipment and process design and medication safety. Prehosp Emerg Care 2006;10(1):123 (Abstract)
  • MacDonald R, Lukins J, Burgess R, Craig A, Sharma A, Schwartz B. Impact of water distribution on heat-related illness at an outdoor mass gathering. Prehosp Emerg Care 2006;10(1):125 (Abstract).
  • Visentin L, Bondy S, Schwartz B, Morrison L. Knowledge, attitudes and behanior of paramedics regarding personal protective equipment for communicable respiratory disease outbreaks. Prehosp Emerg Care 2006;10(1):136 (Abstract).
  • Halpern J, Gurevich M, Brazeau P, Bishop S, Schwartz B. Rethinking critical incident stress: coping strategies in emergency medical services personnel. Prehosp Emerg Care 2006;10(1):139 (Abstract)[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2005″ style=”fancy”]
  • Morrison L, Dorian P, Long J, Vermeulen, Schwartz B, Sawadsky B, Frank J, Cameron B, Burgess, R, Shield J, Bagley P, Mausz V, Brewer JE, Lerman BB. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest rectilinear biphasic to monophasic damped sine defibrillation waveforms with advanced life support intervention trial (ORBIT). Resuscitation 2005 Aug;66(2)149-157.
  • Feldman MJ, Lyons DG, Verbeek PR, Chad SJ, Craig AM, Schwartz B: Assessment of the performance of medical priority dispatch system with respect to prehospital Canadian Triage and acuity scale [abstract]. CJEM 2005. Poster presentation at Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, May 2005.
  • Feldman MJ, Lyons DG, Verbeek PR, Chad SJ, Craig AM, Schwartz B. Assessment of the performance of medical priority dispatch system with  respect to prehospital Canadian Triage and acuity scale. CJEM 2005;7:190-191. (Abstract)
  • Mengual RP, Feldman MJ, Jones GR. Implementation of a prehospital advance directive protocol in southeastern Ontario [abstract]. CJEM 2005. Poster presentation at Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, May 2005.
  • Feldman MJ, Lyons DG, Verbeek PR, Chad SJ, Craig AM, Schwartz B: Which dispatch protocols accurately triage high acuity calls?  A comparison of the medical priority dispatch system to a validated prehospial acuity score [abstract]. Prehosp Emerg Care 2005;9:118. Poster presentation at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2005.
  • MacDonald RD, Schwartz B, Sawadsky BV, Verbeek PR, Mazza C. A Canadian fellowship training program in emergency medical services. Can J Emerg Med 2005;7:406-10.
  • Morrison LJ, Visentin LM, Verbeek PR. Inter-rater reliability and comfort of application of a termination-of-resuscitation decision rule for emergency medical technicians – defibrillator. Acad Emerg Med 2005;12 (supp 1);70. (SAEM Annual Meeting)
  • Morrison LJ, Visentin LM, Verbeek PR. Prospective validation of a termination-of-resuscitation decision rule for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests managed by emergency medical technicians – defibrillator only. Acad Emerg Med 2005;12 (supp 1);70. (SAEM Annual Meeting)
  • Feldman MJ, Lyons D, Verbeek PR, Chad S, Craig A, Schwartz B. Which dispatch protocols accurately triage high acuity calls:  A comparison of the medical priority dispatch system to a validated prehospital acuity score. Prehosp Emerg Care 2005;9:118. (Abstract) (NAEMSP Annual Meeting)
  • Morrison LJ, Vermeulen MJ, Kiss A, Nesbitt L, Stiell IG, Verbeek PR. Derivation of the termination-of-resuscitation guideline for emergency medical technician-paramedics and comparison with the published emergency medical technician – defibrillator guideline. Prehosp Emerg Care 2005;9:106.(NAEMSP Annual Meeting)
  • Morrison LJ, Dorian P, Long J, Vermeulen MJ, Schwartz B, Sawadsky B, Frank J, Cameron B, Burgess R, Shield J, Bagley P, Mausz V, Brewer JE, Lerman B. A randomized controlled trial comparing safety and efficacy of rectilinear biphasic versus monophasic defibrillators in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: “ORBIT”. Prehosp Emerg Care 2005;9(1):103-104 (Abstract).
  • Chow R, Schwartz B, Chad S, West M. Does providing real-time feedback to EMS dispatchers improve performance? Prehosp Emerg Care 2005;9(1):142-143 (Abstract).
  • Feldman MJ, Lukins JL, Verbeek PR, Burgess RJ, Schwartz B. Use of treat-and-release medical directives for paramedics at a mass gathering. Prehosp Emerg Care 2005 Apr-Jun;9(2):213-7.
  • Christian MD, Kollek D, Schwartz B. (Co-principal Author) Emergency preparedness: what every health care worker needs to know. CJEM 2005;7(5):330-7.
  • Morrison LJ, Angelini MP, Vermeulen MJ, Schwartz B. Measuring the EMS patient access time interval and the impact of responding to high-rise buildings. Prehosp Emerg Care 2005 Jan-Mar;9(1):14-8.
  • Bassil KL, Cole DC, Moineddin R, Lou W, Craig AM, Schwartz B, Rea E. The relationship between temperature and cmbulance response calls for heat-related illness in Toronto, Ontario 2005. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
  • Schwartz B, Cass D., Christian M., et al. Improving access to emergency services: a system commitment, the report of the Hospital Emergency Department and Ambulance Effectiveness Working Group, Summer 2005.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2004″ style=”fancy”]
  • Feldman MJ, Lukins JL, Burgess RJ, MacDonald RD, Schwartz B: Half a million strong: the emergency medical services (EMS) response at the Toronto Rolling Stones Concert [abstract]. CJEM 2004;6:190-191. Poster presentation at Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, May 2004.
  • Feldman MJ, Lukins JL, Verbeek PR, MacDonald RD, Burgess RJ, Schwartz B. Half-a-million strong: the emergency medical services response to a single-day, mass-gathering event. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 2004 Dec;19(4):287-296.
  • Feldman MJ, Lukins JL, Burgess RJ, MacDonald RD, Schwartz B: Half a million strong: The EMS reponse to a mass gathering [abstract]. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004;8:103-104. Poster presentation at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2004.
  • Lukins JL, Feldman MJ, Verbeek PR, Summers J: Implementation and outcomes of an EMS-based rehydration unit at a mass gathering. [abstract]. CJEM 2004;6:191. Poster presentation at Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, May 2004.
  • Feldman MJ, Lukins JL, Burgess RJ, Schwartz B: Use of special events medical directives for paramedics at a mass gathering [abstract]. CJEM 2004;6:192. Poster presentation at Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, May 2004.
  • Feldman MJ, Lukins JL, Burgess RJ, Schwartz B: Use of special events medical directives for paramedics at a mass gathering [abstract]. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004;8:104-105. Poster presentation at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2004.
  • Lukins JL, Feldman MJ, Verbeek PR, Summers J: Paramedic role and patient outcomes at a medical rehydration unity during a mass gathering [abstract]. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004;8:104. Poster presentation at National Association of EMS Physicians Annual Meeting, January 2004.
  • Lukins JL, Feldman MJ, Summers JA, Verbeek PR. A paramedic-staffed medical rehydration unit at a mass gathering. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004 Oct-Dec;8(4):411-6.
  • Verbeek PR, McClelland IW, Silverman AC, Burgess RJ. Loss of paramedic availability in an urban emergency medical services system during a severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak. Academic Emergency Medicine doi: 10.1197/j.aem.2004.03.021. 2004 Sept;11(9)973-978.
  • Verbeek PR, Schwartz B, Burgess RJ. Prehospital intubaton and SARS. (Letter) CMAJ 2004;170:20.
  • Morrison LJ, Dorian P, Long J, Vermeulen MJ, Schwartz B, Sawadsky B, Frank JE, Cameron B, Burgess R, Shield J, Bagley P, Mausz V, Brewer J, Lerman B. A randomized controlled feasibility trial comparing safety and effectiveness of out-of-hospital pacing vs. conventional treatment: “PrePACE”. Acad Emerg Med 2004; 11(5):588 (Abstract).
  • Shaddock D, Henry B, Varia M, Schwartz B. “Vaccine delivery by paramedics for an urban influenza immunization program: a public health-EMS partnership”. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004;8(1): 102 (Abstract).
  • Shaddock D, Henry B, Varia M, Popov D, Schwartz B. “Heat-related illness and emergency medical services utilization”. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004;8(1):102 (Abstract).
  • “Common emergencies and trauma: non-accidental injuries”, in Oxford Textbook of Primary Medical Care. Jones R, Britten N, Culpepper L, Gass DA, Grol R, Mant D, Silagy C (ed); Oxford University Press, New York, New York: 1163-1167, 2004.
  • “Violence Against Women: What You Can Do”. Patient Care 15(10); 2004 October;84-99.
  • Verbeek R, McClelland IW, Silverman AC, Burgess RJ. Emergence of SARS, SARS-like symptoms, and reasons for quarantine of paramedics during a SARS outbreak. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004;8:85. (NAEMSP Annual Meeting)
  • Verbeek R, Silverman AC, McClelland IW, Burgess RJ. Impact of a bimodal SARS outbreak on paramedic resources of a large urban EMS system. Prehosp Emerg Care 2004;8:98. (NAEMSP Annual Meeting)
  • Riley J, Burgess R, Schwartz B. Evaluating the impact of an educational intervention on documentation of decision-making capacity in an emergency medical services system. Academic Emergency Medicine doi: 10.1197/j.aem.2004.01.005.
  • Schwartz B, Vermeulen MJ, Idestrup C, Datta P. Clinical variables associated with mortality in out-of-hospital patients with hemodynamically significant bradycardia. Academic Emergency Medicine doi: 10.1197/ j.aem.2003.12.023. 2004 June;11(6):656-661.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2003″ style=”fancy”]
  • Mason B, Mazza C, Schwartz B. “The Ontario air ambulance base hospital program”. Prehosp Emerg Care 2003;7(1):185-186 (Abstract).
  • Burgess RJ, v. “Overview of a paramedic continuing education program in Toronto Canada”. Prehosp Emerg Care 2003;7(1):186 (Abstract).
  • Mazurik L, Munro G, Burgess RJ, v. “The objective structured clinical examination in paramedic competency assessment”. Prehosp Emerg Care 2003;7(1):185-190 (Abstract).
  • “SARS: the Toronto experience”. The Newsletter of the National Association of EMS Physicians; 2003 Oct;12(4):1-8.
    Verbeek PR, Schwartz B, Burgess, RJ. Should paramedics intubate patients with SARS-like symptoms? Canadian Medical Association 2003 Aug;169(4)299-300.

  • Schwartz B, Zoutman D. The Ontario SARS Scientific Advisory Committee. 2003.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2002″ style=”fancy”]
  • Verbeek PR, Vermeulen MJ, Ali FH, Messenger DW, Summers J, Morrison LJ. Derivation of a termination of resuscitation guideline for emergency medical technicians using automated external defibrillators. Academic Emergency Medicine doi: 10.1197/aemj.9.7.671. 2002 Jul;9(7)671-678.
  • Verbeek R, Summers J. Subcutaneous epinephrine for BLS paramedic rescue of the crashing asthmatic. Emerg Med J 2002;19S;A19. (ICEM meeting, Principle Investigator)
  • Dorian P, Cass D, Schwartz B, Cooper R, Gelaznikas R, Barr A. Amiodarone as Compared with Lidocaine for Shock-Resistant Ventricular Fibrillation. N Engl J Med doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa013029. 2002 Mar;346:884-890.
  • Morrison LJ, Vermeulen MJ, Orr CJ, Burgess R, Graham A, Schwartz B. “Evaluation of medic electronic data and information capture (e-medic) Phase I: a reliability and validity assessment comparing electronic data entry by data clerk with paramedic”. CJEM 2002;4(2):142 (Abstract)
  • Morrison LJ, Vermeulen MJ, Orr CJ, Burgess R, Graham A, Schwartz B. “Evaluation of medic electronic data and information capture (e-Medic): an assessment of accuracy of the data recorded on the ambulance call report compared with a gold standard evaluation”. CJEM 2002;4(2):142 (Abstract).
  • “Direct medical oversight” in prehospital systems and medical oversight. Third edition. Kuehl A (ed); Kendal Hunt Publishing, Dubuque, Iowa: 318-329, 2002.
  • Morrison LJ, Vermeulen MJ, Orr CJ, Burgess R, Graham A, Schwartz B. (Collaborator) ““Evaluation of medic electronic data and information capture (e-medic) Phase I: a reliability and validity assessment comparing electronic data entry by data clerk with paramedic”. Acad Emerg Med 2002:9(5): 424-428.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2001″ style=”fancy”]
  • Datta P, Idestrup C, Vermeulen MJ, Schwartz B. “Clinical variables associated with mortality in patients with Hemodynamically significant bradycardia treated by advanced care paramedics.” Prehosp Emerg Care 2001;5(1):106-107 (Abstract).
  • Burgess RJ, Schwartz B. “Paramedic verification of endotracheal tube placement: a before-after observational study”. Prehosp Emerg Care 2001;5(1):110 (Abstract).
  • Schull MJ, Szalai JP, Schwartz B, Redelmeier DA. Emergency department overcrowding following systematic hospital restructuring trends at twenty hospitals over ten years. Academic Emergency Medicine 2001 Nov;8(11):1037-1043.
  • Verbeek PR, Schwartz B, Murray M, Cain E, Morrison L, Petrie D, Mawhinney S, Affleck A. (Co-principal Author) “Public access defibrillation programs” – CAEP position statement. CJEM 2001;3(4):267-268.
  • Cheung M, Morrison LJ, Verbeek PR. Prehospital vs. emergency department pronouncement of death: a cost analysis. CJEM 2001;3:19-25.
  • Messenger DW, Verbeek PR, Ali FH, Summers J, Vermeulen MJ, Morrison LJ. Failed prehospital cardiac resuscitation by automated external defibrillator-equipped, basic life support paramedics; Proposal of a field termination of resuscitation guideline. Prehosp Emerg Care 2001;5:109. (NAEMSP meeting, Principle Investigator)
  • Verbeek PR, Bandiera G, Morris B, St. Pierre D. Prehospital esophageal detector device trial: lessons learned. CJEM 2001;2(3):163-168.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”2000″ style=”fancy”]
  • Riley J, Burgess RJ, Schwartz B. “Evaluating the impact of an advanced paramedic educational intervention on the cancelled call rate and paramedic documentation of capacity assessment: a before and after observational study”. CJEM 2000;2(3):178 (Abstract).
  • Angelini M, Peerbaye Y, Schwartz B, Morrison LJ. “The effect of vertical access on emergency medical services ‘vertical response’ time”. Prehosp Emerg Care 2000;4(1):106 (Abstract).Sherbino J, Guru V, Verbeek PR, Morrison LJ. Prehospital emergency medical services’ ethical dilemma with do-not-resuscitate orders. CJEM 2000;2(4):246-51.
  • Sherbino J, Guru V, Verbeek PR, Morrison LJ. DNR orders in the prehospital setting: the paramedic’s ethical dilemma. Prehosp Emerg Care 2000:4:1. (NAEMSP 2000, Collaborator)
  • Verbeek PR, Banderia G, Morris B, St. Pierre D. Bias in a prehospital esophageal detector device trial: lessons learned. CJEM 2000;2:163-8. (Principle author/investigator, 85% effort).
  • Morrison L, Verbeek PR, McDonald AC, Sawadsky BV, Cook DJ. Mortality and thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction. JAMA 2000;283(20):2686-2692.
  • Morrison LJ, Brooks S, Sawadsky BV, McDonald AC, Verbeek PR. Mortality and thrombolysis time intervals with prehospital 12-lead electrocardiogram and advance emergency department notification: a meta-analysis. CJEM 2000;2:176. (CAEP meeting, Collaborator)
  • Verbeek PR, Schwartz B. Prehospital Triage to stroke centres – is it a solution to the problem? CJEM 2000;2(2):106-108.
  • Schwartz B, Verbeek PR. Implementing public-access programs for automated external defibrillation. CMAJ 2000;162(13):1805-7.
  • Schwartz B, (Principal Author) “Critical care bypass: coming full circle”. CJEM 2000; 2(3):212.
  • Verbeek, PR. Treating stroke. CMAJ. 2000 May;162(9):1273.
  • Schwartz B, Verbeek PR. Automated external defibrillation: is survival only a shock away? CMAJ 2000; 162:533-4.[/su_spoiler]
[su_spoiler title=”1999 and Prior” style=”fancy”]
  • Vandemheen K, Stiell IG, Brison R, Cass DE, Dreyer J, Eisenhauer MA, Greenberg GH, MacPhail I, McKnight D, Reardon M, Verbeek PR, Worthington JR, Wells GA, Laupacis A, Lesiuk HJ. Validity evaluation of the cervical spine injury proxy outcome assessment toll in the CCC study. Acad Emerg Med 1999:6;434. (SAEM meeting, Collaborator)
  • Stiell IG, Lesiuk HJ, Vandemheen K, Worthington JR, Verbeek PR, Reardon M, McKnight D, MacPhail I, Greenberg GH, Eisenhauer MA, Dreyer J, Cass DE, Brison R, Wells GA, Laupacis A. Obtaining consensus for a definition of “clinically important cervical spine injury” in the CCC study. Acad Emerg Med 1999:6;435. (SAEM meeting, Collaborator)
  • Verbeek R, Turner D, Lane J, Carter C. An improved algorithm to shorten the interval to first shock using a semi-automatic external defibrillator. Prehosp Emerg Care 1999:3;86. (NAEMSP meeting, Principal Author)
  • Verbeek R, Lane J. Prospective Performance Evaluation of a Large, Urban, Firefighter, First Responder AED Program. Prehosp Emerg Care 1999:3;86. (NAEMSP meeting, Principal Author)
  • Guru V, Verbeek R, Morrison LJ. Paramedic response to cardiac arrest patients with a terminal illness. Prehosp Emerg Care 1999:3;87. (NAEMSP meeting, Principal Investigator)
  • Guru V, Verbeek PR, Morrison LJ. Response of paramedics to terminally ill patients with cardiac arrest. CMAJ 1999 Nov;161(10):1251-1254.
  • Verbeek PR, Turner D, Lane J, Carter C. A Comparison of two AED algorithms. Academic Emergency Medicine 1999 June;6(6):631-636.
  • Cheng I, Schwartz B. “Strike action effects on Toronto’s land ambulance travel, scene and transport times”. The Journal of Emergency Medicine 1998;16(5):806 (Abstract).
  • Idestrup C, Datta P, Schwartz B. “Clinical predictors of outcome in patients with hemodynamically significant bradycardia in the prehospital care setting”. The Journal of Emergency Medicine 1998;16(5):837 (Abstract).
  • Schwartz B. (Principal Author) “Quality improvement in EHS”. The Journal of Emergency Medicine 1998 Mar/Apr;16(2):311.
  • Morrison LJ, Verbeek R, McDonald A, Sawadsky B. A meta-analysis of out-of-hospital thrombolysis and the effect on mortality in acute myocardial infarction. Acad Emerg Med; 1998:5;419. (SAEM meeting, Collaborator)
  • Verbeek PR, Turner D. An Improved algorithm to shorten the interval to first shock using a semi-automatic external defibrillator. (ICEM, Vancouver; Mar 1998, Principal author)
  • Verbeek PR, Chopra A. Heliox does not improve FEV1 in acute asthma patients. Am J Emerg Med 1998:16;545-548.
  • Stiell IG, Wells GA, Vandemheen K, Laupacis A, Brison R, Eisenhauer MA, Greenberg GH, MacPhail I, McKnight RD, Reardon M, Verbeek R, Worthington J, Lesiuk H: Variation in emergency department use of cervical spine radiography for alert, stable trauma patients. CMAJ 1997;156:1537–1544.
  • Beveridge RC, Grunfeld AF, Hodder RV, Verbeek PR. Guidelines for the emergency management of asthma in adults. CMAJ 1996:155;22-37.
  • Mason R, Schwartz B, Turner L, O’Rinn Susan. Educating male and female healthcare professionals about domestic violence.[/su_spoiler]