Rebecca Mitchell

Associate Professor, PhD, MOHS, MA (Psych), BA (Psych)

  • 1504 Citations
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1995 …2023
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A 10-year review of child injury hospitalisations, health outcomes and treatment costs in Australia

Mitchell, R., Curtis, K. & Foster, K., Oct 2018, In : Injury Prevention. 24, 5, p. 344-350 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Health Care Costs
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Child Mortality
Hospitalized Child

Access to rehabilitation services for older adults living with dementia or in a residential aged care facility following a hip fracture: healthcare professionals’ views

Mitchell, R., Fajardo Pulido, D., Ryder, T., Norton, G., Brodaty, H., Draper, B., Close, J. C. T., Rapport, F., Lystad, R., Harris, I., Harvey, L., Sherrington, C., Cameron, I. D. & Braithwaite, J., 23 Jul 2019, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hip Fractures
Dementia
Rehabilitation
Delivery of Health Care
New Zealand

Acute costs and predictors of higher treatment costs for major paediatric trauma in New South Wales, Australia

Mitchell, R. J., Curtis, K., Holland, A. J., Balogh, Z. J., Evans, J. & Wilson, K. L., Jul 2013, In : Journal of paediatrics and child health. 49, 7, p. 557-563 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Health Care Costs
Pediatrics
Costs and Cost Analysis

Acute costs and predictors of higher treatment costs of trauma in New South Wales, Australia

Curtis, K., Lam, M., Mitchell, R., Black, D., Taylor, C., Dickson, C., Jan, S., Palmer, C. S., Langcake, M. & Myburgh, J., Jan 2014, In : Injury. 45, 1, p. 279-284 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Health Care Costs
Costs and Cost Analysis
Wounds and Injuries

A description of interpersonal violence-related hospitalisations in New South Wales

Hayen, A. & Mitchell, R., Jan 2006, In : New South Wales public health bulletin.. 17, 1-2, p. 8-12 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Adoption and use of guidelines for whiplash: an audit of insurer and health professional practice in New South Wales, Australia

Bandong, A. N., Leaver, A., Mackey, M., Ingram, R., Shearman, S., Chan, C., Cameron, I. D., Moloney, N., Mitchell, R., Doyle, E., Leyten, E. & Rebbeck, T., 8 Aug 2018, In : BMC Health Services Research. 18, 1, p. 1-16 16 p., 622.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Insurance Carriers
South Australia
New South Wales
Professional Practice
Guidelines

Age differences in fall-related injury hospitalisations and trauma presentations

Mitchell, R., Curtis, K., Watson, W. L. & Nau, T., Sep 2010, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 29, 3, p. 117-125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Morbidity
Injury Severity Score

Agricultural work-related fatalities in Australia, 1989-1992

Franklin, R. C., Mitchell, R. J., Driscoll, T. R. & Fragar, L. J., Nov 2001, Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 7, 4, p. 213-227 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Farms
farms
agricultural industry
tractors
Industry

An evaluation of the SafeWaters water safety campaign in New South Wales, Australia

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., 2004, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 15, 1, p. 32-37 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Safety
Water
Holidays

Application of a human factors classification framework for patient safety to identify precursor and contributing factors to adverse clinical incidents in hospital

Mitchell, R. J., Williamson, A. & Molesworth, B., 1 Jan 2016, In : Applied Ergonomics. 52, p. 185-195 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Patient Safety
Human engineering
incident
Diagnostic Errors
Causality

Applying a developmental lens to examine injury mortality in young people in Australia, 2001-2013

Seah, R. & Mitchell, R. J., Sep 2019, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 30, 3, p. 303-310 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lenses
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Motor Vehicles
Immersion

Are the self-employed at higher risk of fatal work-related injury?

Driscoll, T. R., Healey, S., Mitchell, R. J., Mandryk, J. A., Hendrie, A. L. & Hull, B. P., Jul 2003, In : Safety Science. 41, 6, p. 503-515 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Occupations
self-employed person
occupation
Industry
Wounds and Injuries

Associations between obesity and overweight and fall risk, health status and quality of life in older people

Mitchell, R. J., Lord, S. R., Harvey, L. A. & Close, J. C. T., Feb 2014, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 38, 1, p. 13-18 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Status
Obesity
Quality of Life
Weights and Measures
Life Style

Backyard swimming pool safety inspections: A comparison of management approaches and compliance levels in three local government areas in NSW

van Weerdenburg, K., Mitchell, R. & Wallner, F., Apr 2006, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 17, 1, p. 37-42 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Swimming Pools
Local Government
New South Wales
Safety
Compliance

Better evidence for earlier assessment and surgical intervention for refractory epilepsy (The BEST study): a mixed methods study protocol

Rapport, F., Shih, P., Mitchell, R., Nikpour, A., Bleasel, A., Herkes, G., Vagholkar, S. & Mumford, V., 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 8, p. 1-11 11 p., e017148.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Epilepsy
New South Wales
Research Ethics Committees
Referral and Consultation
Delivery of Health Care

Can SNOMED CT as implemented in New South Wales, Australia be used for road trauma injury surveillance in emergency departments?

Mitchell, R. J., Bambach, M. R., Muscatello, D., McKenzie, K. & Balogh, Z. J., 2013, In : Health Information Management Journal. 42, 2, p. 4-8 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine
South Australia
New South Wales
Hospital Emergency Service
Wounds and Injuries

Capture and surveillance of quad-bike (ATV)-related injuries in administrative data collections

Mitchell, R. J., Grzebieta, R. & Rechnitzer, G., 2 Jul 2016, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 23, 3, p. 255-263 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

surveillance
Health
Wounds and Injuries
New South Wales
WHO

CareTrack Aged: the appropriateness of care delivered to Australians living in residential aged care facilities: a study protocol

Hibbert, P. D., Wiles, L. K., Cameron, I. D., Kitson, A., Reed, R. L., Georgiou, A., Gray, L., Westbrook, J., Augustsson, H., Molloy, C. J., Arnolda, G., Ting, H. P., Mitchell, R., Rapport, F., Gordon, S. J., Runciman, W. B. & Braithwaite, J., 1 Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 6, p. 1-7 7 p., e030988.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Quality of Life
Practice Guidelines
Research Ethics Committees
Managed Care Programs
Ethics

Child deaths and injuries in driveways

Mitchell, R., 2002, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 13, 4, p. 82 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Child injury surveillance capabilities in NSW: informing policy and practice

Mitchell, R. & Testa, L., Oct 2017, In : Public Health Research and Practice. 27, 4, p. 1-4 4 p., e2741734.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Comparative analysis of trends in paediatric trauma outcomes in New South Wales, Australia

Mitchell, R. J., Curtis, K., Chong, S., Holland, A. J. A., Soundappan, S. V. S., Wilson, K. L. & Cass, D. T., Jan 2013, In : Injury. 44, 1, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Pediatrics
Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries

Comparison of fall-related traumatic brain injury in residential aged care and community-dwelling older people: a population-based study

Harvey, L. A., Mitchell, R., Brodaty, H., Draper, B. & Close, J. C. T., 1 Jun 2017, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 36, 2, p. 144-150 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Independent Living
Hospitalization
Population
Interior Design and Furnishings
Traumatic Brain Injury

Comparison of hospitalised trends, treatment cost and health outcomes of fall-related hip fracture for people aged ≥ 65 years living in residential aged care and the community

Mitchell, R., Draper, B., Harvey, L., Wadolowski, M., Brodaty, H. & Close, J., Feb 2019, In : Osteoporosis International. 30, 2, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hip Fractures
Health Care Costs
Hospitalization
Health
Rehabilitation

Comparison of injuries experienced by international tourists visiting Australia and Australian residents

Mitchell, R. J., Williamson, A. & Chung, A. Z. Q., 4 Mar 2015, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 27, 2, p. NP1683-NP1694 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
New South Wales
International Classification of Diseases
Near Drowning
Leisure Activities

Comparison of injury-related hospitalised morbidity and mortality in urban and rural areas in Australia

Mitchell, R. J. & Chong, S., Jan 2010, In : Rural and remote health. 10, 1, p. 1326 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

morbidity
urban area
rural area
mortality
resident

Comparison of novice and full-licenced driver common crash types in New South Wales, Australia, 2001-2011

Mitchell, R. J., Senserrick, T., Bambach, M. R. & Mattos, G., 1 Aug 2015, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 81, p. 204-210 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Risk Reduction Behavior
Licensure
Fatigue

Conflicting trends in fall-related injury hospitalisations among older people: Variations by injury type

Watson, W. L. & Mitchell, R., Oct 2011, In : Osteoporosis International. 22, 10, p. 2623-2631 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalization
New South Wales
Wounds and Injuries
Hip Fractures
Confidence Intervals

Counting organised sport injury cases: Evidence of incomplete capture from routine hospital collections

Mitchell, R., Finch, C. & Boufous, S., May 2010, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 13, 3, p. 304-308 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Athletic Injuries
Sports
Wounds and Injuries
Population
Therapeutics

Coverage of work related fatalities in Australia by compensation and occupational health and safety agencies

Driscoll, T., Mitchell, R., Mandryk, J., Healey, S., Hendrie, L. & Hull, B., 1 Mar 2003, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 60, 3, p. 195-200 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Occupational Health
health and safety
compensation system
Coroners and Medical Examiners
Commonwealth of Nations

Databases for road traffic injury surveillance in New South Wales

Du, W., Mitchell, R., Hayen, A., Finch, C. & Hatfield, J., 2010, In : Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety. 21, 1, p. 56-64 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Public health
Medical problems
Health

Dementia: A risk factor for burns in the elderly

Harvey, L., Mitchell, R., Brodaty, H., Draper, B. & Close, J., 1 Mar 2016, In : Burns. 42, 2, p. 282-290 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Burns
Dementia
Body Surface Area
Length of Stay
Homes for the Aged

Determinants of time to surgery for patients with hip fracture

Zeltzer, J., Mitchell, R. J., Toson, B., Harris, I. A. & Close, J., 1 Sep 2014, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 84, 9, p. 633-638 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hip Fractures
New South Wales
Confidence Intervals
South Australia
Geography

Determinants of uptake of home modifications and exercise to prevent falls in community-dwelling older people

Harvey, L. A., Mitchell, R. J., Lord, S. R. & Close, J. C. T., 1 Dec 2014, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 38, 6, p. 585-590 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Independent Living
Population
Health Fairs
Occupational Therapy
Regression Analysis

Determining the priorities for change in paediatric trauma care delivery in NSW, Australia

Curtis, K., Kennedy, B., Holland, A. J. A., Mitchell, R. J., Tall, G., Smith, H., Soundappan, S. S. V., Loudfoot, A., Burns, B. & Dinh, M., 7 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Australasian Emergency Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Delphi Technique
Airway Management
Quality of Health Care

Development of PPIs to monitor OHS performance in the Australian construction industry

Mitchell, R., 2000, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 16, 4, p. 325-331 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Construction Industry
construction industry
Construction industry
performance
Industry

Development of the major trauma case review tool

Curtis, K., Mitchell, R., Stelfox, H. T., McCarthy, A., Wilson, K., Van, C., Kennedy, B., Tall, G., Holland, A., Foster, K. & Dickinson, S., 2017, In : Scandinavian journal of trauma, resuscitation and emergency medicine. 25, 1, p. 20-1-20-8 8 p., 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Wounds and Injuries
Patient Care
Peer Review
Pediatrics
Safety

Differences in survival outcome for severely injured paediatric trauma by type of trauma centre

Mitchell, R. J., Curtis, K., Testa, L., Holland, A. J. A., Soundappan, S. SV. & Adams, S., Aug 2017, In : Journal of paediatrics and child health. 53, 8, p. 808-813 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trauma Centers
Pediatrics
Survival
Wounds and Injuries
New South Wales

Differing trends in fall-related fracture and non-fracture injuries in older people with and without dementia

Harvey, L., Mitchell, R., Brodaty, H., Draper, B. & Close, J., Nov 2016, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 67, p. 61-67 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dementia
Dementia
Wounds and Injuries
trend
hospitalization

Difficulties in establishing long-term trauma outcomes data collections. Could trauma outcomes be routinely monitored in New South Wales, Australia: Piloting a 3 month follow-up?

Mitchell, R., Watson, W. L., Curtis, K., Harris, I. & McDougall, P., Jan 2012, In : Injury. 43, 1, p. 96-102 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Wounds and Injuries
Trauma Centers
Health

Estimates of drowning morbidity and mortality adjusted for exposure to risk

Mitchell, R. J., Williamson, A. M. & Olivier, J., Aug 2010, In : Injury Prevention. 16, 4, p. 261-266 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Morbidity
Mortality
Population
Wounds and Injuries
New South Wales

Estimating the human recovery costs of seriously injured road crash casualties

Bambach, M. R. & Mitchell, R. J., 1 Dec 2015, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 85, p. 177-185 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cost recovery
road
Costs and Cost Analysis
Recovery
Costs

Evaluation of an 8 hour versus a 12 hour shift roster on employees at a power station

J. Mitchell, R. & Williamson, A. M., 4 Jan 2000, In : Applied Ergonomics. 31, 1, p. 83-93 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

employee
Personnel
mood
Health
evaluation

Evaluation of a tiered trauma call system in a level 1 trauma centre

Curtis, K., Olivier, J., Mitchell, R., Cook, A., Rankin, T., Rana, A., Watson, W. L. & Nau, T., Jan 2011, In : Injury. 42, 1, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
Body Regions
Thoracic Injuries
Injury Severity Score

Evaluation of the NSW Management Policy to Reduce Fall Injury Among Older People, 2003-2007: implications for policy development.

Watson, W. L. & Mitchell, R. J., Jun 2011, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 22, 3-4, p. 69-72 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Policy Making
Wounds and Injuries
Practice Guidelines

Examination of narratives from emergency department presentations to identify road trauma, crash and injury risk factors for different age groups

Mitchell, R. J. & Bambach, M. R., 2015, In : Health Information Management Journal. 44, 1, p. 21-29 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospital Emergency Service
Age Groups
Wounds and Injuries
Motor Vehicles
Public Health

Examination of triage nurse text narratives to identify sports injury cases in emergency department presentations

Mitchell, R., Finch, C., Boufous, S. & Browne, G., Sep 2009, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 16, 3, p. 153-157 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Athletic Injuries
Triage
Sports
Hospital Emergency Service
nurse

Examining health service utilization, hospital treatment cost, and mortality of individuals with epilepsy and status epilepticus in New South Wales, Australia 2012–2016

Mitchell, R. J., Herkes, G., Nikpour, A., Bleasel, A., Shih, P., Vagholkar, S. & Rapport, F., 1 Feb 2018, In : Epilepsy and Behavior. 79, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Status Epilepticus
Hospital Costs
Hospital Mortality

Examining the burden of work-related hospitalized injuries: Definitional issues

Mitchell, R. & Williamson, A., Apr 2008, In : Injury Prevention. 14, 2, p. 101-105 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
International Classification of Diseases
Patient Selection
Hospitalization
Musculoskeletal System

Excess mortality among adults hospitalized with traumatic brain injury in Australia: a population-based matched cohort study

Lystad, R. P., Cameron, C. & Mitchell, R., May 2019, In : Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 34, 3, p. E1–E9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cohort Studies
Mortality
Population
Hospitalization
Traumatic Brain Injury

Experiences and needs of parents of critically injured children during the acute hospital phase: A qualitative investigation

Foster, K., Young, A., Mitchell, R., Van, C. & Curtis, K., 1 Jan 2017, In : Injury. 48, 1, p. 114-120 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Parents
Wounds and Injuries
Pediatric Hospitals
Hospitalization
Psychology