Pre-hospital care

Publications: Pre-hospital care

Goodwin, L., Nicholson, H., Robinson, M., Bedson, A., Black, S., Kirby, K., Taylor, H., Voss, S. and Benger, J. (2021). Barriers and facilitators to the administration of pre-hospital tranexamic acid: A paramedic interview study using the theoretical domains framework. Emergency Medicine Journal.

Goodwin L, Proctor A, Kirby K, Black S, Pocock L, Richardson S, Stonehouse J, Taylor H, Voss S & Benger J. (2021) Staff stakeholder views on the role of UK paramedics in advance care planning for patients in their last year of life, Progress in Palliative Care, DOI: 10.1080/09699260.2021.1872140

Voss, S., Brandling, J., Pollard, K. et al. A qualitative study on conveyance decision-making during emergency call outs to people with dementia: the HOMEWARD project. BMC Emerg Med 20, 6 (2020).

Kirby K, Black S, Goodwin L, et al. PP20 Paramedic identification and referral of patients in the last year of life: a stakeholder interview study. Emergency Medicine Journal 2020;37:e10.

Benger, J., Lazaroo, M.J., Clout, M., Voss, S., Black, S., Brett, S. J., Kirby, K., Nolan, J. P., Reeves, B. C., Robinson, M., Scott, L. J., Smartt, H., South, A., Taylor, J., Thomas, M., Wordsworth, S. and Rogers, C. A. (2020) Randomized trial of the i-gel supraglottic airway device versus tracheal intubation during out of hospital cardiac arrest (AIRWAYS-2): Patient outcomes at three and six months. Resuscitation, 157. pp. 74-82. DOI:

Booker, M. J., Purdy, S., Barnes, R. & Shaw, A. R. G., Ambulance use for ‘primary care’ problems: an ethnographic study of seeking and providing help in a UK ambulance service. BMJ Open. 10 Oct 2019. 9, 10, 11 p., e033037.

Thomas, M., Voss, S., Benger, J., Kirby, K. and Nolan, J. P. (2019) Cluster randomised comparison of the effectiveness of 100% oxygen versus titrated oxygen in patients with a sustained return of spontaneous circulation following out of hospital cardiac arrest: A feasibility study. PROXY: Post ROSC OXYgenation study. BMC Emergency Medicine, 19 (16).

von Vopelius-Feldt, J, Powell, J & Benger, JR, 2019, ‘Cost-effectiveness of advanced life support and prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England: a decision analysis model’. BMJ Open, vol 9.

Dixon, M. and Voss, S. (2018) Adult intraosseous access: A comparison of devices. Journal of Paramedic Practice, 10 (9). pp. 376-382.

Benger, J. (2018) Airways-2. The Resus Room [podcast] 28 August. Available from:

Booker, M., Shaw, A. R. G., Purdy, S. & Barnes, R. ‘Primary care sensitive’ situations that result in an ambulance attendance: a Conversation Analytic study of UK emergency 999 call recordings. BMJ Open. Nov 2018. 8, 11, 15 p., e023727.

Benger, J. R., Kirby, K., Black, S., Brett, S. J., Clout, M., Lazaroo, M. J., Nolan, J. P., Reeves, B. C., Robinson, M., Scott, L. J., Smartt, H., South, A., Stokes, E. A., Taylor, J., Thomas, M., Voss, S., Wordsworth, S. and Rogers, C. A. (2018) Effect of a strategy of a supraglottic airway device vs tracheal intubation during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on functional outcome. JAMA, 320 (8). pp. 779-791.

Voss, S. , Brandling, J. , Taylor, H. , Black, S. , Buswell, M. , Cheston, R. , Cullum, S. , Foster, T. , Kirby, K. , Prothero, L. , Purdy, S. , Solway, C. and Benger, J. R. (2018) How do people with dementia use the ambulance service? A retrospective study in England: the HOMEWARD project. BMJ Open, 8 (7). e022549.

Rhys M, Voss S, Davies SE, Coates D and Benger, J. Paramedic views regarding clinical research in out of hospital cardiac arrest. Journal of Paramedic Practice. 2018:10(5);211-215

Voss S, Brandling J, Black S, Cheston R, Cullum S, Iliffe S, Purdy S, Benger J. Carer and clinician perceptions of the use of emergency medical services by people with dementia: a qualitative study. Primary health care research & development. 2018 Apr:1-4.

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