Published papers

Investigating Patient Experiences of Hypoglycaemic Emergencies
Fitzpatrick, D and Duncan E.A.S., 2015. Emergency Medicine Journal, 2015:32:e7 doi:10.1136/emermed-2015-204880.19.

Lightweight physiologic sensor performance during pre-hospital care delivered by ambulance clinicians.
Mort, A.J., Fitzpatrick, D.,  Wilson, P.M.J., Mellish, C., and Schneider, A. 2015.  International Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing.  2015 March Epub ahead of print DOI 10.1007/s10877-015-9673-z: 

Pre-hospital technology research: reflecting on a collaborative project between ambulance service and academia.
Mort, A.J., Fitzpatrick, D., Schneider, A., Wilson, P. and Mellish, C., 2015.  Journal of Paramedic Practice, 7(4), pp 184 – 191.

An insight into the demands and stressors experienced by Community First Responders
Peter Kindness, David Fitzpatrick, Chris Mellish, Dr Judith Masthoff, Patrick O’Meara, Murray McEwan
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 6, Iss. 7, 04 Jul 2014, pp 362 - 369

Improving the management and care of people with sepsis
Fitzpatrick D, McKenna M, Rooney K, Beckett, D and Pringle N.   Emergency Nurse. 2014 Apr;22(1):18-24. 

Major Trauma Clinical Coordination Evaluation Report
Andrew Parker, Mike Donald, Martin Esposito, Jean Bruce, Jason Cormack March 2014

Consensus on items and quantities of clinical equipment required to deal with a mass casualties big bang incident: a national Delphi study
Edward A S Duncan, Keith Colver, Nadine Dougall, Kevin Swingler, John Stephenson and Purva Abhyankar
BMC Emergency Medicine 2014, 14:5

Paramedics' non-technical skills: a literature review
Shields A, Flin R. Emerg Med J emermed-2012-201422 Published Online First: 12 July 2012 doi:10.1136/emermed-2012-201422

Cultural challenges in getting it right for every child: a reflective account
Haley, T (2012) Cultural Challenges in Getting it Right for Every Child: A Reflective Account. Journal of Paramedic Practice, 4(3) pp 90-94

Pre-hospital improvised bronchodilator therapy of a patient on bi-level positive airway pressure therapy
Haley, T and Forbes, T (2012) Pre-Hospital Improvised Bronchodilator Therapy on a Patient in Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure Therapy. Journal of Paramedic Practice, 4(4) pp 208-210

Preventing prehospital hyperoxygenation during acute exacerbation of COPD. 
Fitzpatrick D, Duncan E, Maguire D.  Journal of Paramedic Practice. 2012;4;2:77-83

Paramedic non-technical skills: aviation style behavioural rating systems.
Shields A.
Journal of Paramedic Practice. 2012;3;12:676 - 680

Paramedic training programmes and scope of practice: A UK perspective
Paul Gowens; Alasdair Gray

Survival from accidental strangulation from a scarf resulting in laryngeal rupture and carotid artery stenosis: The "Isadora Duncan syndrome". A case report and review of literature.
Gowens P.A., Davenport R.J., Kerr J., Sanderson R.J., Marsden A.K.
Embase Emergency Medicine Journal.  20 (4) (pp 391-393), 2003.  Date of Publication: Jul 2003.

Temperature post out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: The topcat study.
Lyon R., Richardson S., Gowens P., Egan G., Hay A., Andrews P., Clegg G.
Embase Emergency Medicine Journal.  Conference: Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Scientific Conference 2009 Coventry United Kingdom. Conference Start: 20091124 Conference End: 20091124.  Conference Publication: (var.pagings).  28 (3) (pp 1-2), 2011.  Date of Publication: March 2011.

EMS Crews' attitudes towards working with pre-hospital doctors in the field.
Lyon R., Gowens P., Egan G., Andrews P., Clegg. G.
Embase Emergency Medicine Journal.  Conference: Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Scientific Conference 2009 Coventry United Kingdom. Conference Start: 20091124 Conference End: 20091124.  Conference Publication: (var.pagings).  28 (3) (pp 4), 2011.  Date of Publication: March 2011.

Back to basics decg impedance analysis for cpr quality control and feedback after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A pilot study.
Lyon R., Gowens P., Egan G., Andrews P., Clegg. G.
Embase Emergency Medicine Journal.  Conference: Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Scientific Conference 2009 Coventry United Kingdom. Conference Start: 20091124 Conference End: 20091124.  Conference Publication: (var.pagings).  28 (3) (pp 6), 2011.  Date of Publication: March 2011.

Improving the quality of pre-hospital resuscitation through defibrillator feedback reporting and CPR training.
Lyon R.M., Clarke S., Gowens P., Egan G., Clegg G.R.
Embase Resuscitation.  Conference: 10th Scientific Congress of the European Resuscitation Council Porto Portugal.
Conference Start: 20101202 Conference End: 20101204.  Conference Publication: (var.pagings).  81 (2 SUPPL. 1) (pp S10), 2010.  Date of Publication: December 2010.

EMS crews' attitudes towards working with pre-hospital medical staff at out-of-hospital cardiac arrest scenes.
Lyon R.M., Gowens P., Egan G., Andrews P.J., Clegg G.R.
Embase Resuscitation. Conference: 10th Scientific Congress of the European Resuscitation Council Porto Portugal. Conference Start: 20101202 Conference End: 20101204. Conference Publication: (var.pagings). 81 (2 SUPPL. 1) (pp S86), 2010. Date of Publication: December 2010.

Issues around conducting prehospital research on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: lessons from the TOPCAT study
Richard M Lyon, Gerry Egan, Paul Gowens, et al.
Emerg Med J 2010 27: 637-638 originally published online May 29, 2010

Resuscitation quality assurance for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest–Setting-upan ambulance defibrillator telemetry network
R.M. Lyon, S.Clarke, P.Gowens, G.Egan, G.R.Clegg
Resuscitation 2010

Esophageal temperature after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: An observational study
R.M. Lyon, S.E. Richardson, A.W. Hay, P.J.D. Andrews, C.E. Robertson, G.R. Clegg
Resuscitation 2010

Destination healthcare facility of patients with suspected traumatic brain injury in Scotland: Analysis of pre-hospital data
Alexis Sudlow, Nicola McConnell, Gerry Egan, Jan O. Jansen
Injury 2011

Support for self-care in Scotland: how can paramedics support the self-care agenda?
Tony Haley
Journal of Paramedic Practice Vol 4 No 1

Prehospital improvisation of standard oxygen therapy equipment to facilitate delivery of a bronchodilator in a supine patient.  
Fitzpatrick D, Brady JA, Maguire D. 
Emerg Med J. published online July 8, 2011 as 10.1136/emj.2011.111666

Prehospital trauma management: a national study of paramedic activities
S Sukumaran, J M Henry, D Beard, R Lawrenson, M W G Gordon, J J O’Donnell, A J Gray
Emerg Med J 2005;22:60-63 doi:10.1136/emj.2004.016873

Collaborative decision-making between paramedics and CCU nurses based on 12-lead ECG telemetry expedites the delivery of thrombolysis in ST elevation myocardial infarction 
S McLean, G Egan, P Connor, A D Flapan Emerg Med J 2008;25:370-374 doi:10.1136/emj.2007.052746

Improving post-hypoglycaemic patient safety in the prehospital environment: a systematic review
D Fitzpatrick, E A S Duncan
Emerg Med J 2009;26:472-478 doi:10.1136/emj.2008.062240

Prehospital care: Issues around conducting prehospital research on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: lessons from the TOPCAT study 
Richard M Lyon, Gerry Egan, Paul Gowens, Peter Andrews, Gareth Clegg
Emerg Med J 2010;27:637-638 Published Online First: 29 May 2010 doi:10.1136/emj.2009.087395

Survival from accidental strangulation from a scarf resulting in laryngeal rupture and carotid artery stenosis: the “Isadora Duncan syndrome”. A case report and review of literature
P A Gowens, R J Davenport, J Kerr, R J Sanderson, A K Marsden
Emerg Med J 2003;20:391-393 doi:10.1136/emj.20.4.391

Impact of “dual response” on prehospital thrombolysis in remote and rural areas of Scotland: prospective observational study
J Rawles, A Marsden Emerg Med J 2004;21:720-721 doi:10.1136/emj.2004.014506

Treating ST elevation myocardial infarction by primary percutaneous coronary intervention, in-hospital thrombolysis and prehospital thrombolysis. An observational study of timelines and outcomes in 625 patients 
S McLean, S Wild, P Connor, A D Flapan
Emerg Med J emj.2009.086066Published Online First: 1 July 2010 doi:10.1136/emj.2009.086066

Neurological symptoms occurring in the context of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: a paramedic’s perspective 
David Fitzpatrick, Donogh Maguire
Emerg Med J 2007;24:669-670 doi:10.1136/emj.2007.049817

Delphi based consensus study into planning for chemical incidents
I W F Crawford, K Mackway-Jones, D R Russell, S D Carley Emerg Med J 2004;21:24-28 doi:10.1136/emj.2003.003087

Left bundle branch block: simplified sgarbossa criteria applied to prehopsital ECGs
Alexandra Viner, Scott McLean, David Fitzpatrick, Andrew Flapan
Journal of Paramedic Practice 2(6): 246 - 254 (Jun 2010)

Reperfusion of the old or new: left bundle branch block
David Fitzpatrick, Scott McLean
Journal of Paramedic Practice 2(2): 50 - 55 (Feb 2010)

Improving survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest 
Richard Lyon, Craig Henderson, Neil Sinclair
Journal of Paramedic Practice 2(10): 456 - 460 (Oct 2010)

The UK helicopter ambulance tasking study
Nicola Littlewood a, Andrew Parker b, Stephen Hearns a, Alasdair Corfield a

Outlining the Diploma in Immediate Medical Care  
Gary Rutherford, Drew Inglis
Journal of Paramedic Practice 2(2): 81 - 84 (Feb 2010)

Paramedics' non-technical skills: a literature review
Shields A, Flin R. Emerg Med J emermed-2012-201422P ublished Online First: 12 July 2012 doi:10.1136/emermed-2012-201422