Scribes:

Walker K, Ben-Meir M, Dunlop W, Staples M et al. Impact of scribes on emergency medicine doctors’ productivity and patient throughput: multicentre randomised trial. BMJ. 2018 Jan 31. DOI: 10.1126/bmj.1121

Walker K, Ben-Meir M. Re: Review article: Potential of medical scribes to allay the burden of documentation and enhance efficiency in Australian emergency departments. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 2016. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.12555

Walker K, Ben-Meir M, O'Mullane P, Phillips D, Staples M. Scribes in an Australian private emergency department: A description of physician productivity. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 2014;26(6):543-8. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.12314

Walker K, Ben-Meir M. Re: Review article: Potential of medical scribes to allay the burden of documentation and enhance efficiency in Australian emergency departments. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 2016;28(2):244. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.12555

Walker KJ, Ben-Meir M, Phillips D, Staples M. Medical scribes in emergency medicine produce financially significant productivity gains for some, but not all emergency physicians. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 2016;28(3):262-7. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.12562

Walker KJ, Dunlop W, Liew D, Staples MP, Johnson M, Ben-Meir M, et al. An economic evaluation of the costs of training a medical scribe to work in Emergency Medicine. Emerg Med J. 2016;33(12):865-9. DOI: 10.1136/emermed-2016-205934

Walker KJ, Dunlop W, Liew D, Staples MP, Johnson M, Ben-Meir M, et al. A feasibility evaluation of a pilot scribe-training program in an Australian Emergency Department. Aust Health Rev. 2017 Mar 7. doi: 10.1071/AH16188.

Dunlop W, Hegarty L, Staples M, Levinson M, Ben-Meir M, Walker K. Medical scribes have no impact on the patient experience of an emergency department. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 2018;30(1):61-6. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.12818

Cowan TL, Dunlop WA, Ben-Meir M, Staples M, Treadwell A, Gardner-Brunton E, et al. Emergency consultants value medical scribes and most prefer to work with them, a few would rather not: a qualitative Australian study. Emerg Med J. 2018;35(1):12-7. DOI: 10.1136/emermed-2017-206637

Walker KJ, Wang A, Dunlop W, Rodda H, Ben-Meir M, Staples M. The 9-Item Physician Documentation Quality Instrument (PDQI-9) score is not useful in evaluating EMR (scribe) note quality in Emergency Medicine. Appl Clin Inform. 2017;8(3):981-93. DOI: 10.4338/ACI2017050080. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28956888


Acupuncture:

Cohen M, Parker S, Taylor D, Smit de V, Ben-Meir M, Cameron P, et al. Acupuncture as analgesia for low back pain, ankle sprain and migraine in emergency departments: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2011;12:241. DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-12-241

Cohen MM, Smit V, Andrianopoulos N, Ben-Meir M, Taylor DM, Parker SJ, et al. Acupuncture for analgesia in the emergency department: a multicentre, randomised, equivalence and non-inferiority trial. Med J Aust. 2017;206(11):494-9. DOI: 10.5694/mja16.00771

Cohen MM, Ben-Meir M, Andrianopoulos N. Acupuncture for analgesia in the emergency department: a multicentre, randomised, equivalence and non-inferiority trial. Med J Aust. 2018;208(4):189.


Private Emergency Medicine:

Walker K, Ben-Meir M. Choosing public or private emergency departments in Australia. EMA. 2018;30(1):122-4. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.12879


Medical Education:

Levinson M, Kelly D, Zahariou K, Johnson M, Jackman C, Mackenzie S. Description and student self-evaluation of a pilot integrated small group learning and simulation programme for medical students in the first clinical year. Intern Med J. 2017;47(2):211-6. DOI: 10.1111/imj.13332

Levinson M, Kelly D, Zahariou K, Johnson M, Jackman C, Mackenzie S. Description and student self-evaluation of a pilot integrated small group learning and simulation programme for medical students in the first clinical year. Intern Med J. 2017;47(2):211-6. DOI: 10.1111/imj.13332


Improving end-of-life care in emergency medicine with shared decision-making:

Mills AC, Levinson M, Dunlop WA, Cheong E, Cowan T, Hanning J, et al. Testing a new form to document 'Goals-of-Care' discussions regarding plans for end-of-life care for patients in an Australian emergency department. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 2018;30(6):777-84. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.12986


Improving emergency patient discharge:

Makinen M, Castren M, Huttunen K, Sundell S, Kaartinen J, Ben-Meir M, et al. Assessing the discharge instructing in the emergency department: Patient perspective. Int Emerg Nurs. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.ienj.2018.07.005

Lowthian JA, Lennox A, Curtis A, Dale J, Browning C, Smit V, et al. HOspitals and patients WoRking in Unity (HOW R U?): protocol for a prospective feasibility study of telephone peer support to improve older patients' quality of life after emergency department discharge. BMJ Open. 2016;6(12):e013179. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013179

Lowthian JA, Lennox A, Curtis A, Wilson G, Rosewarne C, Smit V, et al. HOspitals and patients WoRking in Unity (HOW R U?): telephone peer support to improve older patients' quality of life after emergency department discharge in Melbourne, Australia - a multicentre prospective feasibility study. BMJ Open. 2018;8(6):e020321. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020321


Case Reports:

Teoh WW, Walker KJ. Meningococcal W outbreak in Victoria: an atypical presentation of conjunctivitis in a young adult in Melbourne, Australia. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2017;45(8):828-9. DOI: 10.1111/ceo.12972

Jackman C, Waddell R, Fisher L, Ben-Meir M, Blecher G, Goh GS, et al. Konjac flour noodles associated with gastric outlet obstruction. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 2018;30(2):283-4. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.12932


Emergency medicine productivity:

Kee R, Knott JC, Dreyfus S, Lederman R, Milton S, Joe K. One hundred tasks an hour: an observational study of emergency department consultant activities. Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA. 2012;24(3):294-302. DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2012.01540.x