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    Articles - 2019
    How do I rule out aortic dissection?
    Ohle R, McIsaac S, Atkinson P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(1):34-36   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    To Choose or Not To Choose: Evaluating the Effect of a Choosing Wisely Knowledge Translation Initiative for Imaging in Low Back Pain by Emergency Physicians.
    Chandra K, Atkinson P, Chatur H, Fraser J, Adams C,
    Cureus 2019;11(2):    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Do combined ultrasound and electrocardiogram-rhythm findings predict survival in emergency department cardiac arrest patients? The Second Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHoC-ED2) study.
    Beckett N, Atkinson P, Banerjee A, Fraser J, French J, Talbot J, Stocia G, Lewis D,
    CJEM 2019;2019():1-5   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does Point-of-care Ultrasonography Change Emergency Department Care Delivered to Hypotensive Patients When Categorized by Shock Type? A Post-Hoc Analysis of an International Randomized Controlled Trial from the SHoC-ED Investigators.
    Atkinson P, Hunter S, Banerjee A, Lewis D, Fraser J, Milne J, Diegelmann, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Lussier M, Pham C, Peach M, Taylor L, Henneberry R, Howlett MK, Mekwan J, Ramrattan B, Middleton J, Van Hoving D, Stocia G, French J, Olszynski P,
    Cureus 2019;():    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Is point-of-care ultrasound a reliable predictor of outcome during atraumatic, non-shockable cardiac arrest? A systematic review and meta-analysis from the SHoC Investigators.
    Lalande E, Burwash-Brennan T, Burns K, Atkinson P, Lambert M, Jarman B, Lamprecht H, Banerjee A, Woo MY,
    Resuscitation 2019;():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Recommendations for the use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) by emergency physicians in Canada.
    Lewis D, Rang L, Kim D, Robichaud L, Kwan C, Pham C, Shefrin A, Ritchey B, Atkinson P, Woo MY, Jelic T, Henneberry R, Olszynski P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;2019():1-9   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    ULTRASIM: ULtrasound in TRAuma SIMulation.
    Mclean D, Hewitson L, Atkinson P, Lewis D, Fraser J, Verheul G, Mekwan J, Robinson B,
    CJEM 2019;21(1):125-128   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Validation of the short form of the International Crowding Measure in Emergency Departments; an international study
    Boyle A, Atkinson P, Basaure Verdejo C, Chan E, Clouston R, Stocia G, et al.,
    European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;26(6):405-411    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Articles - 2018
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    Can You Teach Yourself Point-of-care Ultrasound to a Level of Clinical Competency? Evaluation of a Self-directed Simulation-based Training Program.
    Mackay F, Zhou F, Lewis D, Fraser J, Atkinson P,
    Cureus 2018;10(9):    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Do Guidelines Influence Emergency Department Staff Behaviours and Improve Patient Outcomes? Evaluation of a Multifaceted Intervention for the Implementation of Local Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Guidelines.
    Zhou F, Chandra K, Sohi D, Robertson C, Fraser J, Scoville J, DeSousa N, Vaillancourt C, Atkinson P,
    Cureus 2018;10(11):    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Improve Clinical Outcomes in Emergency Department Patients with Undifferentiated Hypotension? An International Randomized Controlled Trial from the SHoC-ED Investigators.
    Atkinson P, Milne J, Diegelmann, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Lussier D, Pham C, Henneberry R, Fraser J, Howlett MK, Mekwan J, Ramrattan B, Middleton J, et al.,
    Annals EM 2018;():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency Department Ultrasound for the detection of B lines in the Early Diagnosis of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
    McGivery K, Atkinson P, Lewis D, Taylor L, Harris T, Gadd K, Fraser J, Stocia G,
    CJEM 2018;20(3):343-52   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Evaluation of BD Vacutainer« BarricorÖ blood collection tubes for routine chemistry testing on a Roche Cobas« 8000 Platform.
    Fournier J, Northrup V, Clark S, Fraser J, Howlett MK, Atkinson P, Shea J,
    Clinical Biochemistry 2018;():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Articles - 2017
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    A comparative study of patient characteristics, opinions, and outcomes, for patients who leave the emergency department before medical assessment.
    Fraser J, Atkinson P, Gedmintas A, Howlett MK, McCloskey R, French J,
    CJEM 2017;19(5):347-354    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    A retrospective study of pulseless electrical activity, bedside ultrasound identifies interventions during resuscitation associated with improved survival to hospital admission. A REASON Study.
    Gaspari R, Weekes A, Adhikari S, Noble V, Nomura J, Theodoro D, Woo MY, Atkinson P, Blehar D, Brown S, Caffery T, Douglass E, Fraser J, et al.,
    Resuscitation 2017;():online    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    A traumatic tale of two cities: a comparison of outcomes for adults with major trauma who present to differing trauma centres in neighbouring Canadian provinces.
    Hayre J, Green R, Erdogan M, Sealy B, Stocia G, Chisholm A, Benjamin S, Watson I, Fraser J, French J, Rouse C, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;():    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    A Traumatic Tale of Two Cities: Does EMS level of care and transportation model affect survival in trauma patients at level 1 trauma centres in two neighbouring Canadian provinces?
    Rouse C, Green R, Benjamin S, Chisholm A, Watson I, Erdogan M, Fraser J, Sealy B, French J, Hayre J, Atkinson P,
    Emerg Med J 2017;():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Alternate Access to Care: A Cross Sectional Survey of Low Acuity Emergency Department Patients.
    MacKay J, Atkinson P, Palmer E, Fraser J, Vaillancourt E, Howlett MK, Stocia G, Powell M,
    Cureus 2017;9((6)):    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    At work, at home.
    Atkinson P,
    Opus MD, NBMS 2017 2017;():    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Cut and Rip alone techniques versususual practice in the removal of trauma patient clothing.
    Sibley A, Jain T, Nicholson B, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does Frequency of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Presentation Impact Quality of Care?
    Mazurek A, Atkinson P, Hubacek J, Lutchmedial S,
    Cureus 2017;9(11):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Is computed tomography-defined obstruction a predictor of urological intervention in emergency department patients presenting with renal colic?
    Massaro P, Kanji A, Atkinson P, Pawsey R, Vaillancourt E,
    Canadian Urological Association Journal 2017;11((3-4)):88    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Articles - 2016
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    Are pelvic circumferential compression devices (PCCDs) safe and effective for the treatment of pelvic fractures?
    Atkinson P,
    BEEM Jornal 2016;16(11):5-6   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Are Post graduate Medical Residency Training Positions in Atlantic Canada Evenly Distributed?
    Atkinson P, Howlett MK, MacKay J, Fraser J, Ross P,
    Cureus 2016;8(4):    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does Elimination of a Laboratory Sample Clotting Stage Requirement Reduce Overall Turnaround Times for Emergency Department Stat Biochemical testing?
    Compeau S, Howlett MK, Matchett S, Shea J, Fraser J, McCloskey R, Atkinson P,
    Cureus 2016;10():    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency department point-of-care in out-hospital and in-ED cardiac arrest.
    Gaspari R, Weekes A, Adhikari S, Noble V, Nomura J, Theodoro D, Woo MY, Atkinson P, Blehar D, Brown S, Caffery T, Douglass E, Fraser J, et al.,
    Resuscitation 2016;109():33-39    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest (SHoC): Rates of Abnormal Findings in Undifferentiated Hypotension and During Cardiac Arrest as a Basis for Consensus on a Hierarchical Point of Care Ultrasound Protocol.
    Milne J, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Lamprecht H,
    Cureus 2016;8(4):    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Ultrasound-Assisted Distal Radius Fracture Reduction.
    Socransky S, Skinner A, Bromley M, Smith A, Anawati A, Middaugh, Ross P, Atkinson P,
    Cureus 2016;8(7):    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Articles - 2015
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    Burnout in emergency department healthcare professionals is associated with coping style: a cross sectional survey.
    Howlett MK, Doody K, Murray J, Leblanc-Duchin D, Fraser J, Atkinson P,
    Emerg Med 2015;():    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Delays to initial reduction attempt are associated with higher failure rates in anterior shoulder dislocation: a retrospective analysis of factors affecting reduction failure.
    Kanji A, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Lewis D, Benjamin S,
    Emerg Med J 2015;():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Effect of a point of care ultrasound protocol on the diagnostic performance of medical learners during simulated cardiorespiratory scenarios.
    Parks A, Verheul G, Leblanc-Duchin D, Atkinson P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015;1():1-7   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    International Federation for Emergency Medicine Point of Care Ultrasound Curriculum.
    Atkinson P, Bowra J, Lambert M, Lamprecht H, Noble V, Jarman B,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015;17(2):161-170   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My patient has abdominal and flank pain: Identifying renal causes.
    Cox C, MacDonald S, Henneberry R, Atkinson P,
    Ultrasound 2015;():1-9   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My patient is injured: identifying foreign bodies with ultrasound.
    Lewis D, Aman J, Atkinson P, Jarman B,
    Ultrasound 2015;():    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Articles - 2014
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    Detection of soft tissue foreign bodies by a nurse practioner- performed ultrsound.
    Atkinson P, Madan R, Kendall R, Fraser J, Lewis D,
    Critical Ultrasound 2014;6(1):1-5   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency department use is frequent use associated with a lack of primary care provider?
    Palmer E, Leblanc-Duchin D, Murray J, Atkinson P,
    Can Fam Physician 2014;60(4):e223-e229   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Fascia iliaca block for pain relief from proximal femoral fracture in the emergency department: a review of the literature.
    Chesters A, Atkinson P,
    Emerg Med 2014;31():e84-87   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My patient has got abdominal pain; identifying biliary problems.
    Woo MY, Taylor M, Loubani O, Bowra J, Atkinson P,
    Ultrasound 2014;22(4):223-228   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Procedural sedation and analgesia for adults in the emergency department.
    Atkinson P, French J, Nice A,
    BMJ 2014;():    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Articles - 2013
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    Can medical learners achieve point-of-care ultrasound competency using a high fidelity ultrasound simulator? A pilot study.
    Parks A, Atkinson P, Verheul G, Leblanc-Duchin D,
    Critical Ultrasound 2013;5(9):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My patient is short of breath: Is the problem lung tissue?
    Milne J, Atkinson P, Bowra J, Loubani O, Jarman B, Smith A,
    Ultrasound 2013;21(2):28-7   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My patient is short of breath: is there pleural fluid, and will PoCUS help drain it safely?
    Loubani O, Bowra J, Smith A, Talbot J, Jarman B, Atkinson P,
    Ultrasound 2013;21(2):88-92   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Weather factors associated with paediatric croup presentations to an Australian emergency department.
    Atkinson P, Boyle A, Lennon RS,
    Emerg Med J 2013;():1 - 3    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Articles - 2012
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    A method for reviewing the accuracy and reliability of a five level triage process (Canadian Triage and acuity Scale) in a community Emergency Department setting: Building the crowding measurement infrastructure.
    Howlett MK, Atkinson P,
    Emergency Medicine International 2012;():1-5   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    An evaluation of the use of whole-body tomography in trauma patients at a United Kingdom trauma centre.
    Venugopal K, Kinghorn AF, Emordi CE, Atkinson P, Kendall R,
    European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2012;19(3):193-5    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Bedside focused echocardiography as predictor of survival in cardiac arrest patients: a systematic review.
    Blyth L, Atkinson P, Gadd K, Lang E,
    Acad Emerg Med 2012;19(10):1119-1126    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency Crowding: Time for Intervention and Policy Evaluations.
    Boyle A, Beniuk K, Higginson I, Atkinson P,
    Emergency Medicine International 2012;():1-8    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My Patient has no blood pressure: is their heart working?
    Pishe T, Ross P, Atkinson P,
    Ultrasound 2012;20(1):58-63   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My Patient has no blood pressure: point of care ultrasound in the hypotensive patient- FAST and RELIABLE.
    Liteplo A, Noble V, Atkinson P,
    Ultrasound 2012;20(1):64-8   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    The V-Line: a sonographic aid for the confirmation of pleural fluid.
    Atkinson P, Milne J, Loubani O, Verheul G,
    Critical Ultrasound 2012;4(19):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Articles - 2011
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    An evaluation of echo is life support (ELS) - is it feasible? What does it add?
    Hayhurst C, Lebus C, Atkinson P, Kendall R, Madan R, Talbot J, Ross P, Lewis D,
    Emerg Med J 2011;28(2):119-21    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency Physician-performed Ultrasound to Diagnose Cholelithiasis: A Systematic Review.
    Ross M, Brown M, McLaughlin K, Atkinson P, Thompson J, Powelson S, Clark S, Lang E,
    Acad Emerg Med 2011;18(3):227-35    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Feasibility of a focused ultrasound training programme for medical undergraduate students.
    Wong I, Jayatilleke T, Kendall R, Atkinson P,
    Clin Teach 2011;8(1):3-7    View Article
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My Patient has no blood pressure: Have they got an abdominal aortic aneurysm? Point of care ultrasound of the abdominal aorta in the hypotensive patient.
    Gedmintas A, Grabove M, Atkinson P,
    Ultrasound 2011;19(4):236-41   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    My Patient has no blood pressure:Are they empty or full? Point of care ultrasound of the inferior vena cava in the hypotensive emergency department patient.
    Atkinson P, Daly C,
    Ultrasound 2011;19(3):169-173   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2019
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    How to get your departmental web content to work for you: one department's experience with free open access medical education.
    Chandra K, Lewis D, Atkinson P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S69    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Obtaining consensus on optimal management and follow-up of patients presenting to the emergency department with early pregnancy complications ű a modified Delphi study.
    Cornelis A, Clouston R, Atkinson P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S71-72    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Designing team success - an engineering approach to capture team procedural steps to develop microskills for interprofessional skills education.
    Hanlon R, French J, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Benjamin S, Poon J,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S85-86    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Designing team success - an engineering solution to avoid chest tube equipment chaos using best available evidence, consensus and prototyping.
    Hanlon R, French J, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Benjamin S, Poon J,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S52    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Diagnostic accuracy of point of care ultrasound in undifferentiated hypotension presenting to the emergency department: a systematic review.
    Richardson L, Loubani O, Atkinson P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S43-44    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does point-of-care ultrasonography change actual care delivered by shock subcategory in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? An international randomized controlled trial from the SHoC-ED investigators.
    Atkinson P, Hunter S, Peach M, Taylor L, Kanji A, Lewis D, Milne J, Diegelmann, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Lussier D,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S32    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does point-of-care ultrasonography improve diagnostic accuracy in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? An international randomized controlled trial from the SHoC-ED investigators.
    Atkinson P, Peach M, Hunter S, Kanji A, Taylor L, Lewis D, Milne J, Diegelmann, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Lussier D,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S15    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does specialist referral influence emergency department return rate for patients with renal colic? A retrospective cohort study.
    Kanji A, Atkinson P, Massaro P, Pawsey R, whalen,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S88    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency department staff perceived need and preferred methods for communication skills training.
    Howlett MK, Mostafa M, Talbot J, Fraser J, Atkinson P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S86-87    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Introduction of an ECPR protocol to paramedics in Atlantic Canada; a pilot knowledge translation project.
    Rouse C, Mekwan J, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Gould J, Rollo D, Middleton J, Pishe T, Howlett MK, Legare J, Chanyi S,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S104    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Management of first trimester bleeding in the emergency department.
    Amiro R, Clouston R, French J, Atkinson P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S65    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    The Devil may not be in the detail - training first-responders to administer publicly available epinephrine ű microskills checklists have low inter-observer reliability.
    Dunfield R, Riley, vaillancourt, Fraser J, French J, Atkinson P,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2019;21(S1):S76    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2018
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    Changes in situational awareness of emergency teams in simulated trauma cases using an RSI checklist.
    French J, David K, Benjamin S, Fraser J, Pishe T, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S74   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Combatting sedentary lifestyles; can exercise prescriptions in the emergency department lead to a behavioural change in patients?
    Lewis D, Leech-Porter K, Milne F, Fraser J, Hull S, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S89   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Critical dynamics study of burnout in emergency department health professionals in New Brunswick: revisiting 6 yrs later.
    Zhou F, Howlett MK, Fraser J, Stocia G, Talbot J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S117   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Development of a predictive model for hospital admissions by utilizing frequencies of specific CEDIS presenting complaints.
    Lewis D, Stocia G, French J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S40   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Development of inclusion and exclusion criteria for ECPR in a regional hospital.
    Rollo D, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Mekwan J, French J, Lutchmedial S,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S101   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Do electrocardiogram rhythm findings predict cardiac activity during cardiac arrest? A SHoC series study.
    Atkinson P, Beckett N, Lewis D, Fraser J, French J, Banerjee A,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp 1):S18   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency Critical Care Ultrasound (ECCU) paramedical course: a novel curriculum for training paramedics in ultrasound.
    Lewis D, Atkinson P, Sibley A, Henneberry R,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S89   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    How aware is safe enough? Situational awareness is higher in safer teams doing simulated emergency airway cases.
    French J, Fraser J, Benjamin S, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S74   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Interprofessional airway microskill checklists facilitate the deliberate practice of direct intubation with a bougie and airway manikins.
    French J, David K, Benjamin S, Fraser J, Mekwan J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S47   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Interprofessional airway microskill checklists facilitate the deliberate practice of surgical cricthyrotomy with 3-D printed surgical airway trainers.
    French J, David K, Benjamin S, Fraser J, Mekwan J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S73   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Introduction of extracorpeal cardiopumonary resuscitiation (ECPR)into emergency care: a feasibility study.
    Rollo D, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Mekwan J, French J, Lutchmedial S,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S101   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Training first-responders to adminiater publicaly available epinephrine - a randomized study.
    Dunfield R, Vaillancourt C, Fraser J, French J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S69   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Use of an umanned aerial vehicle to provide situational awareness in a simulated mass casualty incident.
    Sibley A, Jain T, Nicholson B, Atkinson P, David S, Smith D,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S40   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Which factors predict resuscitation outcomes in patients arriving to the emergency department in cardiac arrest? A SHoC series study.
    Atkinson P, Beckett N, Lewis D, Fraser J, Banerjee A, French J,
    CJEM 2018;20(Supp1):S57   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2017
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    Combination of easily measurable real time variables to predict ED crowding.
    Clouston R, Howlett MK, Stocia G, Fraser J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S45-S46.    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Determining ED staff awareness and knowledge of intimate partner violence and available tools.
    Vonkeman J, Atkinson P, Fraser J, McCloskey R,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S120.    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Do emergency department staff use a current domestic violence documentation tool or other forms of intimate partner violence documentation in patient records?
    Vonkeman J, Atkinson P, Fraser J, McCloskey R,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S66-S66    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does point of care ultrasonography improve diagnostic accuracy in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? The first Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHOC-ED1) Study.
    Olszynski P, Middleton J, Taylor L, Dahn T, Hurley S, Macsween K, Cox C, Loubani O, Richardson L, Stocia G, Hunter S, Ramrattan B, Mekwan J, Howlett MK, Milne J, Lewis D, Lamprecht H, Diegelmann, Fredericks D, Lussier D, Henneberry R, Fraser J, Van Hoving D, Peach M, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S29-S29    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does point of care ultrasound improve resuscitation markers in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? The first Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHOC-ED 1) Study.
    Taylor L, Fredericks D, Peach M, Dahn T, Hurley S, Macsween K, Cox C, Richardson L, Loubani O, Stocia G, Hunter S, Olszynski P, Van Hoving D, Middleton J, Ramrattan B, Milne J, Lewis D, Diegelmann, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Lussier D, Pham C, Henneberry R, Fraser J, Howlett MK, Mekwan J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S42-S42.    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does the use of point of care ultrasonography improve survival in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? The first Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHOC-ED1) Study.
    Atkinson P, Fredericks D, Peach M, Taylor L, Dahn T, Hurley K, Macsween K, Cox C, Richardson L, Loubani O, Stocia G, Hunter S, Van Hoving D, Middleton J, Milne J, Diegelmann, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Lussier D, Pham C, Henneberry R, Fraser J, Howlett MK, Mekwan J, Ramrattan B, Olszynski P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S43-S43    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does the use of ultrasound improve diagnosis during simulated trauma scenarios?
    Mclean D, Hewitson L, Lewis D, Fraser J, Mekwan J, French J, Verheul G, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S108    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Exercise prescription in the emergency department: Patient perceptions.
    Milne F, Leech-Porter K, Lewis D, Fraser J, Hull S, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S109.    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Initial validation of the core components in the SHoC-Hypotension Protocol. What rates of ultrasound findings are reported in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? Results from the SHoC-ED1 Study.
    Lussier D, Taylor L, Dahn T, Hurley S, Macsween K, Cox C, Hunter S, Bowra J, Lambert M, Jarman B, Harris T, Noble V, Connolly J, Peach M, Olszynski P, Pham C, Milne J, Lewis D, Diegelmann, Lamprecht H, Stander M, Van Hoving D, Fredericks D, Howlett MK, Mekwan J, Ramrattan B, Middleton J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S42-S43    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Introduction of a regional interactive group supervision tool to maximize multi-program research project support.
    Atkinson P, MacIntyre J, Howlett MK, French J, Fraser J, Fitzpatrick E, DeMone C, Urquhart D, Watson M, Sibley A, Hurley K, Carter A, Magee K, Petrie D,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S33-S34    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Manual pressure (the modified peace sign) as an aid to sonographic aortic visualization-a pilot study.
    Leech-Porter K, Lewis D, Fraser J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S105.    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    ôiPads on!ö-Does the provision of iPad devices within an emergency department improve the frequency of access to departmental web KT resources?
    Lewis D, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S107.    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    The contrarian effect: How does a Choosing Wisely focused knowledge translation initiative affect emergency physician practice in a high awareness-low investigation environment?
    Chandra K, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Chatur H, Adams C,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S75-S76    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    To choose or not to choose: Evaluating the impact of a Choosing Wisely knowledge translation initiative on urban and rural emergency physician guideline awareness.
    Chandra K, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Chatur H, Adams C,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S89-S89    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Willingness of ED staff to implement a brief intimate partner violence case-finding tool.
    Vonkeman J, Atkinson P, Fraser J, McCloskey R,
    CJEM 2017;19((S1)):S120    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2016
    Top of Page
    AP or IP? Introduction of a new assessment of performance tool for PoCUS.
    Lewis D, Atkinson P, Fraser J,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S67   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Do combined electricardiogram rhythm and point of care ultrasound findings predict outcome during cardiac arrest? The second Sonography in Hypotension and cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHoC-ED 2) Study.
    Beckett N, Atkinson P, Fraser J, French J, Lewis D,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S43   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Is there an association between resuscitation effort and the use of cardiac ultrasound in cardiac arrest? The second Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHoC-ED 2) Study.
    Beckett N, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Lewis D, French J,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S45   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Is there an association between the use of cardiac ultrasound and survival outcomes in pts arriving to the emergency department in cardiac arrest? The second Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the ED Study (SHoC-ED 2).
    Beckett N, Atkinson P, Fraser J, French J, Lewis D,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S70   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Low acuity emergency department access: are other options available?
    , Atkinson P, Howlett MK, Palmer E, Fraser J, MacKay J,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S66   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Point of care Ultrasound for lung B-lines in the early diagnosis of acute decompensated heart failure in the emergency department: a systematic review.
    McGivery K, Atkinson P, Lewis D, Taylor M, Gadd K,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S55   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Quick to be Seen; quick to come back: does first visit CTAS- category predict admission for unplanned returns?
    Lewis D, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Howlett MK,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S68   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest (SHoC)- Cardiac Arrest: A consensus on the integration of point of care ultrasound into advanced cardiac life support during cardiac arrest.
    , Lamprecht H, Noble V, Harris T, Jarman B, Lewis D, Lambert M, Milne J, Bowra J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S45   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest (SHoC)- Hypotension: deriviation of an evidence -based consensus algorithm for the integration of point of care ultrasound into resuscitation of hypotensive patients.
    Atkinson P, Bowra J, Milne J, Lambert M, Jarman B, Noble V, Lewis D, Harris T,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S44   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Sticks and Stones may break your bones, but does having a car crash in a rural location affect your access to EMS care and surgical intervention? The initial analysis of a unique EMS and Trauma Dataset.
    Kenney M, French J, Fraser J, Phelan B, Middleton J, Atkinson P, Pishe T,
    CJEM 2016;18(S):S48   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Ultrasound -assisted distal radius fracture reduction.
    Atkinson P, Socransky S, Smith A,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S51   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Waiting makes me sick: is it time for formal triage in primary care?
    MacKay J, Atkinson P, Howlett MK, Palmer E, Fraser J,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S106   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Why do older adults in assisted living facilities use the emergency department: are all these visits necessary?
    Losier E, Jarratt P, McCloskey R, Howlett MK,
    CJEM 2016;18(S1):S106   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2015
    Top of Page
    A prospective comparison of emergency department crowding scores: a single centre cross-section study.
    Clouston R, Howlett MK, Fraser J, Murray J, Sohi D, McCluskey T, Lee S, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s58   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    A traumatic tale of two cities: a comparison of time to computed tomography between a structured trauma team response system and emergency department led trauma care in Level 1 Trauma Centres.
    Hayre J, Rouse C, French J, Sealy B, Fraser J, Erdogan M, Watson I, Chisholm A, Benjamin S, Green R, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s67   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    A traumatic tale of two cities: a comparison of trauma mortality rates between a structured trauma team response system and emergency department led trauma care in Level 1 Trauma Centres.
    Hayre J, Rouse C, French J, Sealy B, Erdogan M, Fraser J, Watson I, Benjamin S, Green R, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s67   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    A traumatic tale of two cities: do patients receive more prehospital interventions in an advanced emergency medical system compared to a standard emergency medical system?
    Rouse C, Hayre J, French J, Sealy B, Erdogan M, Fraser J, Watson I, Chisholm A, Benjamin S, Green R, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2015;17(Sup 1):s79   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    A traumatic tale of two cities: Does EMS level of care and transportation model affect survival in trauma patients transported to Level 1trauma centres?
    Rouse C, Hayre J, French J, Sealy B, Erdogan M, Fraser J, Watson I, Benjamin S, Green R, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s21   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does implementation of local AECOPD treatment guidelines increase management adherence and improve antibiotic stewardship in the emergency department?
    Chandra K, Sohi D, Robertson C, DeSousa N, Scoville J, Fraser J, Vaillancourt C, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s26   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does implementation of a local AECOPD treatment guideline improve patient orientated outcomes?
    Chandra K, Sohi D, Robertson C, Fraser J, Scoville J, DeSousa N, Vaillancourt C, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s57   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Is there a relationship between ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) presentation frequency and facility treatment quality? Results from a Canadian provincial registry.
    Mazurek A, Atkinson P, Lutchmedial S, Hubacek J,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s40   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Major trauma in the province of New Brunswick: a descriptive epidemiological study and mortality assessment.
    Phelan B, Middleton J, Pishe T, Fraser J, Watson I, Chisholm A, Benjamin S, Atkinson P, French J,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s77   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Medicus doces te ipsum: a study in self-directed ultrasound learning.
    Mackay F, Atkinson P, Lewis D,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s44   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Rescue and resuscitation of the avalanche victim.
    McLaughlin K,
    CJEM 2015;17(S2):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Sonography in cardiac arrest: Real time Assesment and Evaluation with Sonography- Outcomes Network (REASON).
    Gaspari R, Atkinson P, Woo MY, Rang L, Theodoro D, Adhikari S, Noble V, Raio C, Lanspa M, Weeks A, Blehar D, Brown S, Caffey T, Crimmins A, Lam S, Nomura J,
    CJEM 2015;17(Sup 1):s4   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    ULTRASIM: Ultrasound in Trauma SIMulation. Does the use ultrasound during simulated trauma scenarios improve diagnostic abilities?
    Hewitson L, Lewis D, Fraser J, Verheul G, Mekwan J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s32   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Validation of ICMED- the International Crowding Measure in Emergency Departments.
    Boyle A, Atkinson P, Clouston R, Newcombe V, Basaure C, Liston P, Norton V, Chan E, Higginson I,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s8   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Work stressors affecting emergency physicians and residents: an international survey.
    De Hann S, Lamprecht H, Sohi D, Adisesh A, Atkinson P, Howlett MK,
    CJEM 2015;17(Supp 1):s68   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2014
    Top of Page
    Distal Radial Fractures: Adequacy of reductions performed in the Emergency Department.
    Montazeri R, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Benjamin S, Wagg J, Mayich J, Swan J, King H,
    CJEM 2014;16(Supp 1):S99   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does increasing age effect Emergency Physican willingness to work night shifts?
    Atkinson P, Vaillancourt C, Talbot J, Howlett MK,
    CJEM 2014;16(Supp 1):s50   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does use of point of care ultrasound protocol improve outcome in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? The first sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHOC-ED 1) study: an interim analysis.
    , Lewis D, Fraser J, Atkinson P, Milne J, Lamprecht H,
    CJEM 2014;16(Supp 1):S20   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Evaluating the Turn-Around-Time of STAT Laboratory Test in the Emergency Department using different test tubes.
    Compeau S, Matchett S, Fraser J, Shea J, Atkinson P, Howlett MK,
    CJEM 2014;16(Supp 1):S57   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Improving Emergency Department Care for Acute Exacerbation of COPD.
    Chandra K, Vaillancourt C, DeSousa N, Fraser J, Scoville J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2014;16(Supp 1):S81   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Is exposure to major trauma during medical training adequate for emergency physicians in New Brunswick?
    Lukanovic D, French J, Benjamin S, Fraser J, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2014;16(Supp 1):S98   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2013
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    Aceing it: Can abdominal and cardiothoracic assessment with sonography in shock be learned using a high fidelity simulation?
    Atkinson P, Lewis D, Fraser J, Verheul G,
    CJEM 2013;15(S1):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    ACES high: how realistic is high-fidelity ultrasound simulation for abdominal and cardiothoracic assessment with sonography in shock?
    Atkinson P, Verheul G, Fraser J, Lewis D,
    CJEM 2013;15(S 1):s10   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Block first, opiates later? The use of the fascia ilica blockfor patients with hip fractures in the mergency department: a systematic review.
    Chesters A, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2013;15(S1):s47   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Can Medical learners achieve ultrasound competency using a high fidelity ultrasound simulator?
    Atkinson P, Verheul G, Parks A,
    CJEM 2013;15(S1):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Critical Dynamics: A Demographic Influences on Burnout in Emergency Department Health.
    Howlett MK, Atkinson P, Doody K, Fraser J, Leblanc-Duchin D, Murray J,
    CJEM 2013;15(S1):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Do certain coping styles influence burnout and emergency healthcare staff wanting to leave their career prematurely?
    Howlett MK, Atkinson P, Doody K, Fraser J, Leblanc-Duchin D, Murray J,
    CJEM 2013;15(S1):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Effectiveness of a passive educational strategy aimed at improving disinfection of personal items among healthcare professionals in the emergency room of a tertiary care centre in New Brunswick.
    Blackman R, Materniak S, El Bailey S, Atkinson P, Webster D, Hull S,
    CJEM 2013;15(S1):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Opiates Later? The use of the fascia iliaca block for patients with hip fractures in the emergency department; A Systematic Review.
    Chesters A, Atkinson P,
    CJEM 2013;15(S1):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Point of CareUltrasound (ACES protocol) improves diagnostic accuracy and confidence in simulated cardiorespratory scenarios.
    Atkinson P, Verheul G, Parks A,
    CJEM 2013;15(S1):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Wake up: head injury management around the clock.
    Atkinson P, Fraser J, Benjamin S,
    CJEM 2013;15(S 1):s22   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2012
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    A comparative study of patient characteristics, opinions and outcomes, for patients who leave the emergency department before medical assessment.
    Gedmintas A, Atkinson P, Fraser J, Howlett MK,
    CJEM 2012;14():    View Abstract
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Accuracy of Nurse Practioner performed ultrasound for the detection of soft tissue foreign bodies.
    Atkinson P, Madan R,
    CJEM 2012;14():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Are metal detectors reliable for the detection and localization of ingested metallic foreign bodies in children? A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Atkinson P, Mekwan J,
    CJEM 2012;14():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Critical Dynamics Study of burnout in Emergency Department Health Professionals in New Brunswick; Early Findings.
    Howlett MK, Atkinson P, Doody K, Fraser J, Leblanc-Duchin D, Murray J, Strack B,
    CJEM 2012;2012(14):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Does Cardiac Standstill Mean We Can Stop CPR? Focused Ultrasound as Predictor of Survival on Cardiac Arrest patients.
    Lang E, Atkinson P, Blyth L, Gadd K,
    Annals EM 2012;58(4S):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Impact of a new Emergency Department and Changes on Quality indicators.
    Howlett MK, Atkinson P, Gedmintas A, Fraser J,
    CJEM 2012;13():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Nurse Practitioners in the Emergency Department: A solution to long wait-times and high walk out rates?
    Atkinson P, Campbell S, Fraser J, McCloskey R,
    CJEM 2012;14():   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Abstracts - 2011
    Top of Page
    Frequent Users of the ED in Southern NB: Are they less likely to have access to a family physician.
    Atkinson P, Palmer E, Leblanc-Duchin D,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011;13(3):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Head Injury Management Around the Clock.
    Atkinson P, Benjamin S, Fraser J, Mehta A, Sproul E, French J,
    CJEM 2011;13(S3):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Weather factors associated with croup presentation to a pediatric ed in warm temperature climate.
    Atkinson P, Boyle A, Lennon RS,
    Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011;15(S3):   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Book Chapters - 2017
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    Paediatric Musculoskeletal Point-of-Care Ultrasound.
    Chapter: Paediatric Musculoskeletal Point-of-Care Ultrasound
    Atkinson P,
    London; John Wiley & Sons, 2017   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Selected Protocols for Cardiac and Critical Care Ultrasound.
    Chapter: Selected Protocols for Cardiac and Critical Care Ultrasound
    Atkinson P, Milne J,
    London; John Wiley & Sons, 2017   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    The Lower Limb and the Upper Limb.
    Chapter: The Lower Limb and the Upper Limb
    Lewis D,
    London; John Wiley & Sons, 2017   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Ultrasound in the Management of Fractures.
    Chapter: Ultrasound in the Management of Fractures
    Atkinson P,
    London; John Wiley & Sons, 2017   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Book Chapters - 2011
    Top of Page
    Clinical Echocardiography for Critical Care Physicians.
    Atkinson P,
    ; Oxford University Press Book, 2011   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency Ultrasoound Made Easy 2nd Edition.
    Chapter: Lung and thorax
    Atkinson P,
    London; Elsevier, 2011   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Emergency Ultrasound Made Easy.
    Chapter: Lung Ultrasound
    Atkinson P, Bowra J,
    ; Churchill Livingstone, 2011   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Books - 2019
    Top of Page
    POINT OF CARE UTRASOUND FOR EMERGENCY MEDICINE AND RESUSCITATION.
    Atkinson P, Jarman B, Harris T, Bowra J, Lewis D,
    ; Oxford CLINICAL IMAGING GUIDES, 2019   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Books - 2015
    Top of Page
    Point of Care Ultrasound in Emergency and Resuscitation.
    Atkinson P, Bowra J, Harris T, Jarman B, Lewis D,
    London; Oxford University Press Book, 2015   
    Site: Saint John Regional
    Books - 2010
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    Emergency Medicine- an illustrated colour text.
    Atkinson P, Kendall R, Van Rensburg L,
    ; Churchill Livingstone, 2010   
    Site: Saint John Regional