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Researcher: Smart, D (Associate Professor David Smart)

Fields of Research

Clinical sciences
Rehabilitation
Health services and systems
Paramedicine
Respiratory diseases
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
High energy astrophysics and galactic cosmic rays
Cancer therapy (excl. chemotherapy and radiation therapy)
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Medical physiology
Preventative health care
Endocrinology
Central nervous system

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Other health
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Evaluation of health and support services
Health policy evaluation
Learner and learning
Teaching and curriculum
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Occupational health
Wild caught edible molluscs

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A 20-year analysis of compressed gas diving-related deaths in Tasmania, Australia; Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
A cost-analysis case study of radiation cystitis treatment including hyperbaric oxygen therapy; Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
Australian Diabetes Foot Network: management of diabetes-related foot ulceration a clinical update; Medical Journal of Australia
Book Review. ER - without the cameras rolling; Medical Journal of Australia
Contributions to Solar Proton Event Studies, Predicition and Analyses
Diving Medicine; Resuscitate Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Dysbarism; Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine, 4th Edition
Epilepsy, scuba diving and risk assessment. Near misses and the need for ongoing vigilance; Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
Expired Carbon Monoxide as a Marker of CO Poisoning and its Application in Determining Treatment End-Points
Field validation of Tasmania's aquaculture industry bounce-diving schedules using Doppler analysis of decompression stress; Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
Field validation of yo-yo diving schedules using doppler analysis (DA) of decompression stress in aquaculture divers; Tricontinental Scientific Meeting on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine "Renunion 2013"
Health risk management in the Tasmanian abalone diving industry; Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
Hookah Diving Safety - MAST TV
Hyperbaric oxygen and radiation for high grade gliomas: a time to re-visit?; 51st Annual Conference
Joint position statement on persistent foramen ovale (PFO) and diving. South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society (SPUMS) and the United Kingdom Sports Diving Medical Committee (UKSDMC); Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
Letter to the editor. Carbon monoxide poisoning; Emergency Medicine
Letter to the editor. Vertebral artery dissection in blunt neck trauma; Emergency Medicine
Misuse of evidence based medicine to justify removal of healthcare funding. Australian experience with health technology assessment and HBOT; Tricontinental Scientific Meeting on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine "Renunion 2013"
Oxygen therapy; Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine, 4th Edition
Patent foramen ovale; 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Hyperbaric Technicians and Nurses Association
Performance of the Baxter Infusor LV10 under hyperbaric conditions; Diving and hyperbaric medicine
Proliferative retinopathy during hyperbaric oxygen treatment; Diving and hyperbaric medicine
Pulmonary decompression illness; Emergency Medicine Australasia
Pulmonary decompression illness; EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia
Risk management and abalone diving; 3rd National Abalone Conference
Routine Hyperbaric Treatment tables; 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Hyperbaric Technicians and Nurses Association
The assessment and management of inner ear barotrauma in divers and recommendations for returning to diving; Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
The oxygen effect: combination hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) and radiotherapy (RT) to treat solid tumours - a review of the evidence ; 8th Annual Scientific Meeting on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
The role of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) in infections relevant to orthopaedic surgery; 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of Australian Orthopaedic Association
Treatment of late soft tissue radiation (LSTRI) - a systematic review of the literature including hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT); Tricontinental Scientific Meeting on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine "Renunion 2013"
Two fatal cases of immersion pulmonary oedema - using dive accident investigation to assist the forensic pathologist; Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
When evidence and cost control collide - a review of flawed MSAC processes in Australia; 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Hyperbaric Technicians and Nurses Association

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision