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Contact Information

Michael Austin, MD, FRCPC
613 737-7228

Research Administrative Assistant:
Jane Marchand
Tel: 613 737-7228
Ext. 77911


Selected Publications

Austin MA, Wills KE, Blizzard L, Walters EH, Wood-Baker R. Effect of high flow oxygen on mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in prehospital setting: randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2010 Oct 18. C5462.

Austin MA, Wills K, Kilpatrick D and Walters EH. Continuous positive airway pressure plus low flow oxygen versus usual care of severe acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema in the pre-hospital setting: A randomised controlled trial [version 1; referees: 1 approved with reservations]. F1000Research 2018, 7:708 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.14577.1)

Sinclair, Austin M, Froats M, Leduc S, Maloney J, Dionne R, Reed A and Vaillancourt C. Characteristics Prehospital Management and Outcomes in Patients Assessed for Hypoglycemia. Repeat Access to Prehospital or Emergency Care. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018 Sep 10:1-13. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2018.1504150.

B Grunau, N Kime, B Leroux, T Rea, G Van Belle, M Austin. Association of intra-arrest transport vs continued on-scene resuscitation with survival to hospital discharge among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, JAMA, 324:11, 1058-1067. 9/2020.

Alexandra J. E. Carter, Marianne Arab, Cheryl Cameron, Michelle Harrison, Charlotte Pooler, Ian McEwan, Michael Austin, et al (2021) A national collaborative to spread and scale paramedics providing palliative care in Canada: Breaking down silos is essential to success, Progress in Palliative Care, 29:2, 59-65, DOI: 10.1080/09699260.2020.1871173.

All Other Publications

Tran, U.E., Yadav, K., Ali, M.M., Austin, MA. et al. An evaluation of emergency pain management practices in fragility fractures of the pelvis. Can J Emerg Med 24, 273–277 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43678-022-00265-5

Bhatt M, Plint AC, Tang K, Malley R, Pham Huy A, McGahern C, Dawson J, Pelchat M, Dawson L, Varshney T, Arnold C, Galipeau Y, Austin M, Thampi N, Alnaji F, Langlois M-A, Zemek RL. Household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from unvaccinated asymptomatic and symptomatic household-members with confirmed COVID-19 infection. CMAJ Open; Published online April 12, 2022. https://doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20220026

Kwok ESH, Clapham G, White S, M Austin et al. Development and implementation of a standardised emergency department intershift handover tool to improve physician communication. BMJ Open Quality 2020;9:e000780. doi: 10.1136/bmjoq-2019-000780

Mark Froats, Andrew Reed, Richard Dionne, Justin Maloney, Susan Duncan, Rob Burns, Julie Sinclair, Michael Austin, The Safety of Bypass to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Facility by Basic Life Support Providers in Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Prehospital Setting, The Journal of Emergency Medicine, 12/2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.09.006.

Okubo M, Schmicker RH, Wallace DJ, Austin MA, et al. Variation in Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Between Emergency Medical Services Agencies. JAMA Cardiol. Published online September 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.3037.

Julie E. Sinclair, Michael A. Austin, Christopher Bourque, Jennifer Kortko, Justin Maloney, Richard Dionne, Andrew Reed, Penny Price & Lisa A. Calder (2018) Barriers to Self-Reporting Patient Safety Incidents by Paramedics: A Mixed Methods Study, Prehospital Emergency Care, DOI: 10.1080/10903127.2018.1469703.

ML Hansen, R Schmicker, C Newgard, TD Rea, D Egan, H Herren, M Austin
Time to Epinephrine Administration and Survival From Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrests Presenting With Non-shockable Rhythms. Circulation. March 6th, 2018 doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.033067.

JA Tijssen, D Prince, DL Atkins, M Austin, RA Berg, S Brown, J Christenson, DA Egan, PJ Fedor, EL Fink, GD Meckler, LJ Morrison, M Osmond, K Sims, JS Hutchison Critical Times in the Pre-Hospital Care of Pediatric Patients With out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2014.

23. R Wood-Baker, EH Walters, L Blizzard, M Austin. Prehospital oxygen therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . Internal medicine journal 42 (2), 229-230. 2012.

PubMed Listings

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