Recent publications from contributing Registries


Alqudah Z, Smith K, Stephenson M, Walker T, Stub D, Nehme Z. The impact of a high-performance cardiopulmonary resuscitation protocol on survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrests witnessed by paramedics. Resusc Plus. 2022;12:100334.

Ball J, Nehme Z, Stub D. Preventive measures and public education programmes are needed to suck the marrow out of life, but avoid choking on the bone. Resuscitation. 2022;181:170-2.

Ball S, Morgan A, Simmonds S, Bray J, Bailey P, Finn J. Strategic placement of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for cardiac arrests in public locations and private residences. Resusc Plus. 2022;10:100237.

Doan TN, Rashford S, Pincus J, Bosley E. Cost-effectiveness of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation for refractory out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A modelling study. Resuscitation plus.2022;12:100309.

Doan TN, Prior M, Vollbon W, Rogers B, Rashford S, Bosley E. Survival after Resuscitated Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Patients with Paramedic-Identified ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Treated with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2022 Nov-Dec;26(6):764-771.

Doan TN, Wilson D, Rashford S, Sims L, Bosley E. Epidemiology, management and survival outcomes of adult out-of-hospital traumatic cardiac arrest due to blunt, penetrating or burn injury. Emerg Med J. 2022 Feb;39(2):111-117.

Gowens P, Smith K, Clegg G, Williams B, Nehme Z. Global variation in the incidence and outcome of emergency medical services witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Resuscitation. 2022.

Irvine R, Doan T, Bosley E, Colbeck M, Bowles KA. Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests: An Epidemiological Study. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2022 Jul 22:1-10.

Majewski D, Ball S, Bailey P, Bray J, Finn J. Trends in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence, patient characteristics and survival over 18 years in Perth, Western Australia. Resusc Plus. 2022;9:100201.

Nehme Z, Smith K. Gas asphyxiation precipitating out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A call for more data and uniform definitions. Resuscitation. 2022;175:34-5.

Nehme Z, Stub D. Triage of post-cardiac arrest patients: To PCI or not to PCI, that is the question. Resuscitation. 2022;170:335-8.

Pemberton K, Franklin RC, Bosley E, Watt K. Pre-hospital predictors of long-term survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Australasian Emergency Care, Australasian emergency care, 2022.

Perera N, Riou M, Ball S, Birnie T, Morgan A, Whiteside A, Bray J, Bailey P, Finn J. The trajectory of repairs in the defibrillator sequence during emergency cardiac arrest calls – Balancing progressivity and intersubjectivity. Communication and Medicine 2022;17:150-164.

Perera N, Riou M, Ball S, Whiteside A, Finn J. Enhancing emergency dispatch communication as part of innovative approaches to public-access defibrillation. Resuscitation. 2022;175:169-70

Stephens AF, Seman M, Nehme Z, Voskoboinik A, Smith K, Gregory SD, et al. Ex vivo evaluation of personal protective equipment in hands-on defibrillation. Resusc Plus. 2022;11:100284

Voskoboinik A, Nehme Z, Kistler PM, Stub D, Smith K. First time use of manual pressure augmentation for ventricular fibrillation arrest in the community. Resuscitation. 2022;174:31-2.


Alqudah Z, Nehme Z, Williams B, Oteir A, Bernard S, Smith K. Impact of a trauma-focused resuscitation protocol on survival outcomes after traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: An interrupted time series analysis. Resuscitation. 2021;162:104-11.

Alqudah Z, Nehme Z, Williams B, Oteir A, Bernard S, Smith K. Impact of temporal changes in the epidemiology and management of traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on survival outcomes. Resuscitation. 2021;158:79-87.

Alqudah Z, Nehme Z, Williams B, Oteir A, Smith K. Survival outcomes in emergency medical services witnessed traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest after the introduction of a trauma-based resuscitation protocol. Resuscitation. 2021;168:65-74.

Case R, Stub D, Mazzagatti E, Pryor H, Mion M, Ball J, Cartledge S, Keeble TR, Bray J, Smith K. The Second Year of a Second Chance: Long-Term Psychosocial Outcomes of Cardiac Arrest Survivors and their Family. Resuscitation 2021.167:274-281.

Dicker B, Govender K, Howie G, Swain A, Todd VF. Positive association between ambulance double-crewing and OHCA outcomes: A New Zealand observational study. Resuscitation Plus. 2021;8:100187

Doan TN, Wilson D, Rashford S, Ball S, Bosley E. Spatiotemporal variation in the risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Queensland, Australia. Resusc Plus. 2021 Sep 21;8:100166.

Doan TN, Wilson D, Rashford S, Bosley E. Ambient Temperatures, Heatwaves and Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest in Brisbane, Australia. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021; 78.5: 349-54.

Haskins B, Nehme Z, Ball J, Mahony E, Parker-Stebbing L, Cameron P, et al. Comparison of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Occurring in Schools and Other Public Locations: A 12-Year Retrospective Study. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2021:1-10.

Haskins B, Nehme Z, Cameron PA, Smith K. Cardiac arrests in general practice clinics or witnessed by emergency medical services: a 20-year retrospective study. Med J Aust. 2021.

Haskins B, Nehme Z, Dicker B, Wilson MH, Ray M, Bernard S, et al. A binational survey of smartphone activated volunteer responders for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Availability, interventions, and post-traumatic stress. Resuscitation. 2021;169:67-75.

Hook J, Smith K, Andrew E, Ball J, Nehme Z. Daylight savings time transitions and risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: An interrupted time series analysis. Resuscitation. 2021;168:84-90.

Howell S, Nehme Z, Eastwood K, Battaglia T, Buttery A, Bray J. The impact of COVID-19 on the Australian public’s willingness to perform hands-only CPR. Resuscitation. 2021;163:26-7.

Kempster K, Howell S, Bernard S, Smith K, Cameron P, Finn J, Stub D, Morley P, Bray J. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes in emergency departments. Resuscitation. 2021 Sep;166:21-30. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.07.003. Epub 2021 Jul 14. PMID: 34271123.

Majewski D, Ball S, Bailey P, Bray J, Finn J. Long-term survival among OHCA patients who survive to 30 days: Does initial arrest rhythm remain a prognostic determinant? Resuscitation. 2021;162:128-34.

Majewski D, Ball S, Bailey P, McKenzie N, Bray J, Morgan A, Finn J. Survival to hospital discharge is equivalent to 30-day survival as a primary survival outcome for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest studies. Resuscitation. 2021;166:43-8.

McKenzie N, Ball S, Bailey P, Finn L, Arendts G, Celenza A, Fatovich D, Jenkins I, Mukherjee A, Smedley B, Ghedina N, Bray J, Ho KM, Dobb G, Finn J. Neurological outcome in adult out-of-hospital cardiac arrest – Not all doom and gloom! Resuscitation. 2021;167:227-32.

McKenzie N, Finn J, Dobb G, Bailey P, Arendts G, Celenza A, Fatovich D, Jenkins I, Ball S, Bray J, Ho KM. Arterial carbon dioxide tension has a non-linear association with survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A multicentre observational study. Resuscitation. 2021;162:82-90

McKenzie N, Finn J, Dobb G, Bailey P, Arendts G, Celenza A, Fatovich D, Jenkins I, Ball S, Bray J, Ho KM. Non-linear association between arterial oxygen tension and survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A multicentre observational study. Resuscitation. 2021;158:130-8.

Nanjayya VB, Doherty Z, Gupta N, Alexander T, Chavan S, Pilcher D, Bray J. Rehabilitation Outcomes of Survivors of Cardiac Arrest Admitted to ICUs in Australia and New Zealand (ROSC ANZ): A Data Linkage Study. Resuscitation. 2021;169:156-164.

Nehme Z, Ball J, Stephenson M, Walker T, Stub D, Smith K. Effect of a resuscitation quality improvement programme on outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2021;162:236-44.

Nehme Z, Burns S, Ball J, Bernard S, Smith K. The impact of ventricular fibrillation amplitude on successful cardioversion, resuscitation duration, and survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Critical Care and Resuscitation.2021;23(2):202-210.

Nehme Z, Stub D, Smith K. Early transport for ECMO or on-scene resuscitation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests? Resuscitation. 2021;160:37-8.

Pemberton K, Franklin RC, Bosley E, Watt K. Long-term Outcomes of Adult Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest in Queensland, Australia (2002–2014): Incidence and Temporal Trends. Heart. 2021; 107.16: 1310-319.

Perera N, Birnie T, Ngo H, Ball S, Whiteside A, Bray J, Bailey P, Finn J. “I’m sorry, my English not very good”: Tracking differences between Language-Barrier and Non-Language-Barrier emergency ambulance calls for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation. 2021;169:105-12.

Riou M, Ball S, Morgan A, Gallant S, Perera N, Whiteside A, Bray J, Bailey P, Finn J. ‘I think he’s dead’: A cohort study of the impact of caller declarations of death during the emergency call on bystander CPR. Resuscitation. 2021;160:1-6.

Ramanan M, Gill D, Doan TN, Bosley E, Rashford S, Dennis M, Shekar K. Assessing Need for Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Out‐of‐hospital Cardiac Arrest Using Power BI for Data Visualisation. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2021; 33.4: 685-90.

Schultz B, Doan TN, Bosley E, Rogers B, Rashford S. Prehospital Study of Survival Outcomes from Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest in ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction in Queensland, Australia (the PRAISE Study). European Heart Journal. Acute Cardiovascular Care. 2021; 10.6: 616-23.

Talikowska M, Ball S, Tohira H, Bailey P, Rose D, Brink D, Bray J, Finn J. No apparent effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence and outcome in Western Australia. Resusc Plus. 2021;8:100183.

Villani M, Nehme Z, Burns S, Ball J, Smith K. Detailed post-resuscitation debrief reports: A novel example from a large EMS system. Resuscitation. 2021;162:70-2