1. Rawicki AJ, Klim S, Kelly AM. What is the distribution of Aortic Dissection Detection Risk Score in an undifferentiated emergency department chest pain population? Emerg Med Australas 2020;32(5):872-874.

    2. Lloyd M, Luscombe A, Grant C, Karunajeewa H, Klim S, Wijeratne T, Kelly AM. Specialised vestibular physiotherapy in the Emergency Department: A pilot safety and feasibility study Emergency Medicine Australasia 2020;32(5):860-863.

    3. Lloyd M, Mackintosh A, Grant C, McManus F, Kelly AM, Karunajeewa H, Tang CY.  Evidence-based management of patients with vertigo, dizziness and imbalance at an Australian metropolitan health service: an observational study of clinical practice. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 2020;36:7, 818-825.  

    4. Green L, Selleck L, Gibbons M, Klim S, Ritchie P, Patel R, Pham C, Kelly AM. Does The Evidence Justify Routine Transfer of Residents of Aged Care Facilities For CT Scan After Minor Head Trauma? Intern Med J  2020;50(9):1048-1052      

    5. Patel K, Klim S, Ritchie P, Johns I, Kelly AM. Y External Validation Of The Modified HOPPE Score To Predict Low Risk Pulmonary Embolism Suitable For Early Discharge. Clin Exp Emerg Med. 2020;7(2):107-113.

    6. Klim S, Russell K, Kelly AM. The Operational Challenges of International Research Collaborations. Emerg Med Australas. 2020; 32:172-3. (Letter)


    1. Sivey P, McAllister R, Vally H, Burgess A, Kelly AM. Anatomy of a demand shock: Quantitative analysis of crowding in hospital emergency departments in Victoria, Australia during the 2009 influenza pandemic. PLOS ONE 2019;14(9):e0222851.     Sivey-demand shock.pdf 

    2. Roberts J, Watts S, Klim S, Ritchie P, Kelly AM. Yield of serious axial injury from pan scans after blunt trauma in haemodynamically stable low risk trauma patients. Emerg Med Australas 2019;31:399-404.Roberts_EMA.pdf

    3. Gibbons M, Klim S, Matzaris A, Dillon O, Kelly AM.  How closely do blood gas electrolytes and haemoglobin agree with serum values in adult Emergency Department patients: an observational study. Emerg Med Australas 2019;31:241-246Gibbons_EMA.pdf



    1. Winayak A, Gossat A, Cooper J, Ritchie P, Lim W, Klim S, Kelly AM. Do instability markers predict satisfactory reduction and requirement for later surgery in emergency department patients with wrist fracture? Emerg Med Australas. 2018;30:42-6. Winayak_EMA.pdf

    2. Skinner E, Lloyd M, Janus E, Ong ML, Karahalios A. Haines TP, Kelly AM, Shackell M, Karunajeewa H. The IMPROVE-GAP Trial: Study protocol for a stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial aiming to improve evidence-based management of community-acquired pneumonia. Trials 2018; 19:88.  Skinner et al. 2018_IMPROVE-GAP Protocol.pdf    

    3. Ackerly I, McFarlane J, Klim S, Kelly AM. Diagnostic utility of an age-specific cut-off for d-dimer for pulmonary embolism assessment when used with various pulmonary embolism risk scores. Intern Med J 2018; 48:465-8.ACKERLY et al.pdf

    4. Gerber A, Moynihan C, Klim S, Ritchie P, Kelly AM. Compliance with a COPD bundle of care in an Australian emergency department: a cohort study. Clin Resp J  2018; 12:706-711.     

    5. Butcher B, Klim S, Kelly AM. Catheter-associated urinary tract infections in patients treated for acute urinary retention is common. Emerg Med Australas. 2018; 30:135-136. (Letter)    Butcher_EMA.pdf  


    1. Scott-Rimington B, Klim S, Kelly AM. How clean is your stethoscope? Emerg Med Australas 2017; 29:122-3. (Letter)  

    2. Ackerley I, Klim S, McFarlane J, Kelly AM. Which age-adjusted d-dimer cut-off performs best? Emerg Med Australas 2017; 29:601-602. (Letter)          


    1. Richardson PG, Greenslade J, Isoardi J, Davey M, Gillett M, Tucker A, Klim S, Kelly AM, Abdelmahmoud I. End-of-life issues: Withdrawal and withholding of life-sustaining healthcare in the emergency department: A comparison between emergency physicians and emergency registrars: A sub-study. Emerg Med Australas. 2016; 28:684-90. EMA_Richardson_end of life.pdf

    2. Chow J, Khullar K, Katechia K, Klim S, Kelly AM. Controlled oxygen therapy at emergency department presentation increases the likelihood of achieving target oxygen saturations in patients with exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Emerg Med Australas 2016; 28:44-7.   EMA_controlled oxygen.pdf

    3. Van der Meer D, Weiland TJ, Philip J, Jelinek GA, Boughey M, Knott J, Marck CH, Weil JL, Lane HP, Dowling AJ, Kelly AM. Presentation patterns and outcomes of patients with cancer accessing care in emergency departments in Victoria, Australia. Support Care Cancer 2016; 24:1251-60.Van der meer cancer access.pdf

    4. Dean T, Crozier J, Klim S, Kelly AM. External validation of risk prediction model for intervention in renal colic patients after ED evaluation Aust NZ J Surg 2016; 86:930-3.Renal colic risk prediction model_ANZJS.pdf


    1. Chow J, Khullar K, Katechia K, Klim S, Kelly AM. Do ambulance paramedics administer too much oxygen to patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive airways disease? Emerg Med Australas. 2015;27:275-6. (Letter)    Paramedics oxygen.pdf

    2. Crozier J, Dean T, Klim S, Kelly AM. Predictors of Admission For Patients Presenting To The Emergency Department With Renal Colic. Emerg Med Australas 2015;27:86-7. (Letter)  Predictors admission renal colic.pdf



    1. Kelly AM, Edward S, Klim S, Millar N. Sensitivity of proposed clinical decision rules for subarachnoid haemorrhage – an external validation study. Emerg Med Australas 2014; 26:556-60.   EMA_SAH.pdf

    2. Patterson M, Klim S, Kelly AM.  External validation of the Cham score for ordering of blood cultures in emergency department patients with non-hospital acquired pneumonia. Ann Acad Med Sing 2014;43:166-9.Patterson_Cham score.pdf

    3. Wilson R, Goodacre SW, Klingbajl M, Kelly AM, Rainer T, Coats T et al. Evaluation of the DAVROS (Development And Validation of Risk-adjusted Outcomes for Systems of emergency care) risk-adjustment model as a quality indicator for healthcare.  Emerg Med J. 2014; 31;471-5.

    4. Kelly AM, Egerton-Warburton D.  When is peripheral intravenous catheter insertion indicated in the emergency department? Emerg Med Australas 2014;26:515-6. (Letter) 


    1. Kelly AM, Klim S. Taking blood cultures from a newly established intravenous catheter in the emergency department does not increase the rate of contaminated blood cultures. Emerg Med Australas 2013; 25:435-8.EMA_blood cultures.pdf

    2. Kelly AM, Klim S. Is elevated troponin associated with in-hospital mortality in emergency department patients admitted with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?  Eur J Emerg Med 2013; 20:54-7.    Eur_J_Emerg_Med_Troponin_COPD.pdf  


    1. Patterson M, Kelly AM, Klim S. Predictors of Positive Blood Cultures In Emergency Department Patients With Pneumonia HKJEM 2012; 19:177-82.     HKJEM_blood culture pneumonia.pdf

    2. Goodacre S, Wilson R, Shephard N, Nicholl J on behalf of the DAVROS research team. Derivation and validation of a risk-adjustment model for predicting seven-day mortality in emergency medical admissions BMJ 2012 May 1;344:e2904. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e2904.       BMJ_davros_deriv valid.pdf


1.  Ong S, Kelly AM, Gunn B. Failed validation of the Quebec Shoulder Dislocation Rule for Young Adult Patients in an Australian Emergency Department. CJEM 2011;13:150-4.


    1. Nguyen H, Kerr D, Kelly AM. Comparison of prognostic performance of scores to predict risk of stroke in emergency department patients with transient ischaemic attack. Eur J Emerg Med 2010;17:346-8.Comparison TIA risk scores_EJEM.pdf

    2. Kelly AM. Initial management of potential occult scaphoid fracture in Australasia. Int J Emerg Med 2010;3:45-7Scaphoid fracture_Int J EM.pdf

    3. Brehaut J, Graham  I, Wood T, Taljaard  M, Eagles D, Lott  A, Clement  C, Kelly AM, Mason S, Kellermann A, Stiell I.  Measuring Acceptability of Clinical Decision Rules: Validation of the Ottawa Acceptability of Decision Rules Scale (OADRS) in Four Countries.  Med Decis Making. 2010;30(3):398-408.Accept CDR_Med Dec Making.pdf

    4. Kelly AM, Clooney M, Kerr D, Ebeling PR. Brief telephone intervention increases testing for osteoporosos in patients treated in emergency departments for wrist fractures. Intern Med J 2010; 40:527-30. Osteoporosis_phone Followup_IMJ.pdf


    1. Richardson D. Kelly AM, Kerr D. Prevalence of access block in Australia 2004-8.  Emerg Med Australas 2009;21:472-8.  

    2. Meek R, Kelly AM, Hu X.  Use of the Visual Analog Scale to rate and monitor severity of nausea in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med 2009; 16:1304-10.VAS nausea_AEM.pdf

    3. Le-Kim L, Kerr D, Kelly AM. Are patients on warfarin with high INR being treated according to published guidelines?  Internet Journal Hematology http://www.ispub.com/journal/the_internet_journal_of_hematology/volume_5_number_1_44/article/are_patients_on_warfarin_with_high_inr_treated_according_to_published_guidelines.html


 1. Eagles D, Stiell I, Clement C, Brehaut JC, Taljraard M, Kelly AM et al. International Survey of Emergency Physicians' Awareness and Use of the Canadian C-Spine Rule and the Canadian CT Head Rule Acad Emerg Med 2008; 15:1256-61.         

2. Anderson B, Kelly AM, Kerr D, Jolley D. Capillary refill time in adults has poor inter-observer agreement.  Hong Kong J Emerg Med 2008; 15: 71-4.Cap refill interobserver_HKJEM.pdf

3. Eagles D, Stiell I, Clement C, Brehaut JC, Kelly AM, Mason S et al. International Survey of Emergency Physicians' Priorities for Clinical Decision Rules. Acad Emerg Med 2008; 15:177-82.Eagles_Int Survey CDR.pdf

4. Anderson B, Kelly AM, Kerr D, Clooney M, Jolley D. Impact of patient and environmental factors on capillary refill time in adults. Am J Emerg Med 2008; 26:62-5.Cap refill envir factors_Am J Emerg med.pdf


  1. Merl W, Koutsogiannis Z, Kerr D, Kelly AM. How safe is intravenous N-acetylcysteine for the treatment of paracetamol poisoning? Hong Kong J Emerg Med 2007; 14:198-203.

  2. Cosgriff T, Kelly AM, Kerr D. External Validation of the San Francisco Syncope Rule in the Australian context. CJEM 2007;9:157-61.       External_validation_SanFran syncope.pdf

  3. Kelly AM, Clooney M.  Improving Asthma Discharge Management In Relation to Emergency Departments:  The ADMIRE Project Emerg Med Austral 2007;19:59-62.Asthma_ADMIRE project_EMA.pdf

  4. Dent AW, Jelinek GA, Neate SL, Weiland TJ, Kelly AM. The effects of oxygen therapy in patients presenting to an emergency department with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  MJA 2007; 187:253-4. (Letter)  



  1. Putland M, Kerr D, Kelly AM. Adverse events associated with the use of intravenous adrenaline in emergency department patients presenting with severe asthma. Ann Emerg Med 2006; 47:559-63.Putland.pdf

  2. Brettig T, Kelly AM, Clooney M, Kerr D.  Are Head CT Guidelines being followed? Emerg Med Australas 2006; 18:238-44.     Head CT.pdf

  3. Elder C, Kerr D, Kelly AM, Davey RFX. Potential health promotion benefits of lipid testing for all patients with chest pain to an emergency department.  Emerg Med J 2006; 23:23-6.



  1. Sampson F, Goodacre S, Kelly AM, Kerr D.  How is deep vein thrombosis diagnosed and managed in UK and Australian emergency departments?  Emerg Med J 2005; 22:780-2.DVT.EMJ.pdf

  2. Menon S, Kelly AM.  How accurate is weight estimation in the emergency department? Emerg Med Australas 2005; 17:113-6. menon.weight.pdf

  3. Kelly AM, Kerr D.  A snapshot of COAD in Australia.  Hong Kong J Emerg Med 2005; 12:84-90.snapshot of COAD.pdf

  4. Badcock D, Kelly AM, Kerr D, Reade T. The quality of medical record review studies in the international emergency medicine literature. Ann Emerg Med 2005; 45:444-7.Medical Record Review.pdf

  5. Kerr D, Bradshaw L, Kelly AM. Implementation of the Canadian C-Spine rule reduces cervical spine x-ray rate for alert patients with potential neck injury.     J Emerg Med 2005; 28:127-31.C-Spine.pdf

  6. Cunnington D, Smith N, Steed K, Rosengarten P, Kelly AM, Teichtahl H.  Oral versus intravenous corticosteroids in adults hospitalised with asthma. Pulm Pharmacol Therapeutics 2005; 18:207-212.Oral vs IV corticosteroids.pdf

  7. Erbas B, Kelly AM, Physick W, Code C, Edwards M.  Air pollution and childhood asthma emergency hospital admissions: estimating intra-city regional variations.  Int J Envir Health Res 2005; 15:11-20.Erbas.pdf


  1. Kelly AM, Kerr D, Powell CVE, Kerr D. Is severity assessment after one hour of treatment better for predicting the need for admission in acute asthma?  Respir Med 2004; 98:777-81.asthma severity 1 hr.pdf

  2. Eddy E, Kelly AM. Acute asthma presentations: Is there a relationship between severity and abnormalities on chest xray?  Hong Kong J Emerg Med 2004; 11:147-51.  

  3. Kelly AM, Bradshaw L, Kerr D.  Can nurses apply the Canadian c-spine rule?: A pilot study.  Can J Emerg Med 2004;6:161-4.  Cspine 2004[1].pdf

  4. Habibula S, Sethi D, Kelly AM.  Advanced trauma life support training for hospital staff [Cochrane review] The Cochrane Library, Issue 4, 2004.  http://www.cochrane.org/cochrane/revabstr/AB004173.htm

  5. Cham S, Basire M, Kelly AM.  Intermediate dose metoclopramide is not more effective than standard dose metoclopramide for patients who present to the ED with nausea and vomiting: A pilot study. Emerg Med Australas 2004; 16:208-11.

  6. Ponsford J, Cameron P, Willmott C, Rothwell A, Kelly AM, Nelms R, Ng K.  Use of the Westmead Scale to monitor recovery of memory after mild head injury. Brain Injury 2004; 18: 603-14.

  7. Paes C, Kelly AM. Outpatient management of deep vein thrombosis: a model with a breakdown of the continuum of care.  Hong Kong J Emerg Med 2004; 11:5-11.  

  8. Kelly AM.  Paternalism, pragmatism or self-protection?  Emerg Med Australas 2004; 16:267-8. (Editorial)


  1. Kelly AM, Powell C, Kerr D.  A snapshot of asthma Treatment and outcome of patients with acute asthma in Australian emergency departments.  Intern Med J 2003; 33: 406-13.

  2. Powell CVE, KellyAM, Kerr D.  Lack of agreement in classification of the severity of acute asthma between emergency physician assessment and classification using the National Asthma Council Australia guidelines.  Emergency Medicine [Fremantle] 2003; 15: 49-53.


  1. Ponsford J, Willmott C, Rothwell A, Cameron P, Kelly AM, Nelms R et al. Impact of early intervention upon outcome following mild traumatic brain injury in adults  J Neurol Neurosurg Psych 2002; 73:330-2.    

  2. Kelly AM, Nicholl J, Turner J.  Determining the most effective level of TRISS-derived probability of survival for use as an audit filter.  Emergency Medicine [Fremantle] 2002; 14:146-52.TRISS.pdf

  3. Kelly AM, Currell A. Do ambulance crews with one advanced paramedic skills officer have longer scene times than crews with two?  Emerg Med J 2002; 19:152-4.      Kelly_Currell_ ambulance crew scene times.pdf

  4. Kelly AM, Powell CVE, Kerr D.  Patients With A Longer Duration Of Asthma Symptoms Are More Likely To Require Admission To Hospital.  Emergency Medicine (Fremantle) 2002; 14:142-5.

  5. Kelly AM. Networks for research: The power of one plus one plus one.  Eur J Emerg Med   2002; 9:91-3. (Editorial)


  1. Kelly AM, McAlpine R, Kyle E.  How accurate are pulse oximeters in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive airways disease?  Respiratory Medicine 2001; 95:336-40.

  2. Kelly AM, Kerr D, Hew R.  Prevention of stroke in chronic and recurrent atrial fibrillation: role of the emergency department in identification of at-risk patients Australian Health Review 2001; 24:61-5.

  3. Walby AM, Kelly AM, Georgakas C. Abstract to publication ratio for papers presented at scientific meetings: How does Emergency Medicine compare? Emergency Medicine  2001; 13:460-4.

  4. Kelly AM. Does advanced airway management in the field improve patient outcome? Prehospital Immediate Care 2001; 5:16-18. (Review)

  5. Kelly AM. EBM in practice – Emergency Medicine MJA 2001; 174:346-7. (Editorial)

  6. Sethi D, Kwan I, Kelly AM, Roberts I, Bunn F.  Advanced trauma life support training for ambulance crews (Cochrane Review) In The Cochrane Library, 2, 2001.  (Review)


  1. Kelly AM, Kerr D. Are too many head CT scans ordered in emergency departments?  Emergency Medicine 2000; 12:50-54.     Head CT_EMA.pdf

  2. Rosengarten A, Epstein J, Kelly AM. Management of a patient with a complete rupture of a main bronchus in a community hospital. MJA 2000; 172:431-433.     

  3. Kelly AM. Nurse-managed analgesia for renal colic pain in the emergency department.  Australian Health Review 2000; 23:185-9.    Nurse analgesia renal colic_AHR.pdf

  4. Ponsford J, Willmott C, Rothwell A, Cameron P, Kelly AM, Nelms R et al. Factors influencing outcome following mild traumatic brain injury in adults J Intern Neuropsychological Soc 2000:6: 568-79.

  5. Koutsogiannis Z, Kelly AM.  Does high dose ipratropium bromide added to salbutamol improve pulmonary function for patients with chronic obstructive airway disease in the emergency department? A & NZ J Med 2000; 30: 38-40.

  6. Jelinek GA, Brown AFT, Kelly AM, Hughes G, Cameron P.  Secrecy serves science poorly: Results of open peer review at the Journal Emergency Medicine 2000; 12:173-4. (Editorial)

  7. Kelly AM, Horsley CA. The limitations of Evidence-based practice for Emergency Medicine.  Hong Kong J  Emerg Med 2000; 7:116-120. (Editorial)

  8. Kelly AM. Does prehospital transcutaneous pacing improve patient outcome? Prehospital Immediate Care 2000; 4:194-5. (Review)

  9. Kelly AM, Nicholl J. Strengthening the case for organized trauma care.  Lancet 2000;  356:1438-9. (Letter)