Associate Professor Brian Burns

Clinical Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine, Central Clinical School

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Biographical details

Emergency Physician in Northern Sydney LHD.

Prehospital and Retrieval Specialist with Sydney HEMS http://sydneyhems.com/.

Trauma Director, Orange Health Service.

Member of Research Advisory Committee, ITIM and ECI. Director of Research Sydney HEMS.

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Research interests

Critical care, shock, resuscitation, trauma, ECMO, eCPR, coagulopathy of trauma, prehospital care, retrieval medicine.

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Teaching and supervision

Clinical emergency medicine, prehospital and retrieval medicine.

Codeveloper PHARM (prehospital and retrieval medicine) modules Master in Critical Care, Sydney University. http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/future-students/courses/critical-care.php.

On-line: Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM).

Current projects

PATCH Trial. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02187120. Principal Investigator. NHMRC grant.

Paediatric Critical Injuries Research Program. Principal Investoigator. NHMRC partnership grant.

Associations

Member of Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Member of Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh

Fellow of Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

In the media

Twitter: @HawkmoonHEMS

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http://www.smacc.net.au/

http://intensivecarenetwork.com/

http://resus.me/

Selected grants

2015

  • Improving Health Outcomes in Children Suffering Major Injury; Curtis K, Holland A, Mitchell R, Black D, Gruen R, Jan S, Foster K, Duflou J, Rigby O, Burns B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Sherren, P., Hayes-Bradley, C., Reid, C., Burns, B., Habig, K. (2014). Are physicians required during winch rescue missions in an Australian helicopter emergency medical service? Emergency Medicine Journal, 31(3), 229-232. [More Information]
  • Mcgee, M., Burns, B., Lukins, H. (2014). Superficial thrombophlebitis of the abdominal veins as a complication of ruptured aortocaval fistula surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(11), 890-890. [More Information]
  • Kaye, R., Shewry, E., Reid, C., Burns, B. (2014). The obstetric caseload of a physician-based helicopter emergency medical service: case review and recommendations for retrieval physician training. Emergency Medicine Journal, 31(8), 665-668. [More Information]
  • Mitra, B., Mazur, S., Cameron, P., Bernard, S., Burns, B., Smith, A., Rashford, S., Fitzgerald, M., Smith, K., Gruen, R. (2014). Tranexamic acid for trauma: filling the 'GAP' in evidence. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 26(2), 194-197. [More Information]
  • Sherren, P., Reid, C., Habig, K., Burns, B. (2013). Algorithm for the resuscitation of traumatic cardiac arrest patients in a physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical service. Critical Care, 17(2), 308-308. [More Information]
  • Burns, B., Reid, C., Habig, K. (2013). Review of aeromedical intra-aortic balloon pump retrieval in New South Wales. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 20(1), 23-26. [More Information]
  • Taylor, C., Liu, B., Bruce, E., Burns, B., Jan, S., Myburgh, J. (2012). Primary scene responses by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in New South Wales Australia 2008-2009. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Burns, B., Habig, K., Reid, C., Kernick, P., Wilkinson, C., Tall, G., Coombes, S., Manning, R. (2011). Logistics and safety of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in medical retrieval. Prehospital Emergency Care, 15(2), 246-253. [More Information]
  • Burns, B., Reid, C., Habig, K., Pearce, A., Hooper, M., Ballard, N. (2011). Re: Engel DC, Mikocka-Walus A, Cameron PA, Maegele M. "Pre-hospital and in-hospital parameters and outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury: A comparison between German and Australian trauma registries" [Injury 2010;41(9):901-6]. Injury, 42(9), 966-966. [More Information]
  • Forrest, P., Ratchford, J., Burns, B., Herkes, R., Jackson, A., Plunkett, B., Torzillo, P., Nair, P., Granger, E., Wilson, M., et al (2011). Retrieval of critically ill adults using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: an Australian experience. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(5), 824-830. [More Information]

Other

  • Taylor, C., Liu, B., Bruce, E., Burns, B., Jan, S., Myburgh, J. (2012), Primary scene responses by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in New South Wales Australia 2008–2009.

2014

  • Sherren, P., Hayes-Bradley, C., Reid, C., Burns, B., Habig, K. (2014). Are physicians required during winch rescue missions in an Australian helicopter emergency medical service? Emergency Medicine Journal, 31(3), 229-232. [More Information]
  • Mcgee, M., Burns, B., Lukins, H. (2014). Superficial thrombophlebitis of the abdominal veins as a complication of ruptured aortocaval fistula surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(11), 890-890. [More Information]
  • Kaye, R., Shewry, E., Reid, C., Burns, B. (2014). The obstetric caseload of a physician-based helicopter emergency medical service: case review and recommendations for retrieval physician training. Emergency Medicine Journal, 31(8), 665-668. [More Information]
  • Mitra, B., Mazur, S., Cameron, P., Bernard, S., Burns, B., Smith, A., Rashford, S., Fitzgerald, M., Smith, K., Gruen, R. (2014). Tranexamic acid for trauma: filling the 'GAP' in evidence. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 26(2), 194-197. [More Information]

2013

  • Sherren, P., Reid, C., Habig, K., Burns, B. (2013). Algorithm for the resuscitation of traumatic cardiac arrest patients in a physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical service. Critical Care, 17(2), 308-308. [More Information]
  • Burns, B., Reid, C., Habig, K. (2013). Review of aeromedical intra-aortic balloon pump retrieval in New South Wales. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 20(1), 23-26. [More Information]

2012

  • Taylor, C., Liu, B., Bruce, E., Burns, B., Jan, S., Myburgh, J. (2012), Primary scene responses by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in New South Wales Australia 2008–2009.
  • Taylor, C., Liu, B., Bruce, E., Burns, B., Jan, S., Myburgh, J. (2012). Primary scene responses by Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in New South Wales Australia 2008-2009. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]

2011

  • Burns, B., Habig, K., Reid, C., Kernick, P., Wilkinson, C., Tall, G., Coombes, S., Manning, R. (2011). Logistics and safety of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in medical retrieval. Prehospital Emergency Care, 15(2), 246-253. [More Information]
  • Burns, B., Reid, C., Habig, K., Pearce, A., Hooper, M., Ballard, N. (2011). Re: Engel DC, Mikocka-Walus A, Cameron PA, Maegele M. "Pre-hospital and in-hospital parameters and outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury: A comparison between German and Australian trauma registries" [Injury 2010;41(9):901-6]. Injury, 42(9), 966-966. [More Information]
  • Forrest, P., Ratchford, J., Burns, B., Herkes, R., Jackson, A., Plunkett, B., Torzillo, P., Nair, P., Granger, E., Wilson, M., et al (2011). Retrieval of critically ill adults using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: an Australian experience. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(5), 824-830. [More Information]

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