Jennifer Read

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A survey of emergency department visits was conducted over a 56-week period between November 1980 and November 1981. Inappropriate ambulance use and unmet ambulance need were compared between two cities (one large and one small) with paramedic ambulance services and two cities (one large and one small) with nonparamedic ambulance services. A total of 6,405(More)
A study of 713 motor vehicle accidents involving 749 children in the city of Vancouver is reported. A control group of 110 children who did not have accidents was included in the concurrent study. Factors investigated were the driver, the vehicle, the weather, the time of day, the day of week, the month, the width of roadway, the location of the accident,(More)
BACKGROUND International policy suggests that collaborative priority setting (CPS) between researchers and end users of research should shape the research agenda, and can increase capacity to address the research-practice translational gap. There is limited research evidence to guide how this should be done to meet the needs of dynamic healthcare systems.(More)