Rebecca Mitchell

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

  • 1510 Citations
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1995 …2023
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2017

Mortality risk among older Australians hospitalised with hip fracture: a population-based matched cohort study

Lystad, R. P., Cameron, C. M. & Mitchell, R. J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Archives of Osteoporosis. 12, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 67.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hip Fractures
Cohort Studies
Mortality
Population
Tasmania

One-year mortality after hip fracture in older individuals: the effects of delirium and dementia

Mitchell, R., Harvey, L., Brodaty, H., Draper, B. & Close, J., 1 Sep 2017, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 72, p. 135-141 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delirium
Hip Fractures
dementia
Dementia
mortality

Patterns of health care use of injured adults: a population-based matched cohort study

Mitchell, R. J., Cameron, C. M. & McClure, R., Jul 2017, In : Injury. 48, 7, p. 1393-1399 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cohort Studies
Delivery of Health Care
Wounds and Injuries
Population
Poisoning

Risk factors associated with residential aged care, respite and transitional aged care admission for older people following an injury-related hospitalisation

Mitchell, R., Harvey, L., Draper, B., Brodaty, H. & Close, J., 1 Sep 2017, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 72, p. 59-66 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Respite Care
hospitalization
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
South Australia

The association of physical illness and self-harm resulting in hospitalisation among older people in a population-based study

Mitchell, R., Draper, B., Harvey, L., Brodaty, H. & Close, J., 4 Mar 2017, In : Aging and Mental Health. 21, 3, p. 279-288 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Tinnitus
Population
Nervous System Diseases

The survival and characteristics of older people with and without dementia who are hospitalised following intentional self-harm

Mitchell, R., Draper, B., Harvey, L., Brodaty, H. & Close, J., Aug 2017, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 32, 8, p. 892-900 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dementia
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Length of Stay
Mortality
2016

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

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

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

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

Hip fracture and the influence of dementia on health outcomes and access to hospital-based rehabilitation for older individuals

Mitchell, R., Harvey, L., Brodaty, H., Draper, B. & Close, J., 5 Nov 2016, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 38, 23, p. 2286-2295 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hip Fractures
Dementia
Rehabilitation
Health
Early Ambulation

How is care provided for patients with paediatric trauma and their families in Australia? A mixed-method study

Curtis, K., Foster, K., Mitchell, R. & Van, C., 1 Aug 2016, In : Journal of paediatrics and child health. 52, 8, p. 832-836 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Patient Care
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Child Care
Trauma Centers

Major trauma mortality in rural and metropolitan NSW, 2009-2014: a retrospective analysis of trauma registry data

Dinh, M. M., Curtis, K., Mitchell, R. J., Bein, K. J., Balogh, Z. J., Seppelt, I., Deans, C., Ivers, R., Russell, S. B. & Rigby, O., 2016, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 205, 9, p. 403-407 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Registries
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Geographic Locations
Injury Severity Score

Paediatric trauma systems and their impact on the health outcomes of severely injured children: Protocol for a mixed methods cohort study

Curtis, K., McCarthy, A., Mitchell, R., Black, D., Foster, K., Jan, S., Burns, B., Tall, G., Rigby, O., Gruen, R., Kennedy, B. & Holland, A. J. A., 13 May 2016, In : Scandinavian journal of trauma, resuscitation and emergency medicine. 24, p. 1-8 8 p., 69.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Cohort Studies
Pediatrics
Health
Wounds and Injuries
New South Wales

Personal injury recovery cost of pedestrian-vehicle collisions in New South Wales, Australia

Mitchell, R. J. & Bambach, M. R., 3 Jul 2016, In : Traffic injury prevention. 17, 5, p. 508-514 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cost recovery
South Australia
New South Wales
pedestrian
Costs and Cost Analysis

Quantifying the hospitalised morbidity and mortality attributable to traumatic injury using a population-based matched cohort in Australia

Mitchell, R. J., Cameron, C. M. & Mcclure, R., 7 Dec 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 12, p. 1-9 9 p., e013266.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Morbidity
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Population
South Australia

The experiences, unmet needs and outcomes of parents of severely injured children: A longitudinal mixed methods study protocol

Foster, K., Curtis, K., Mitchell, R., Van, C. & Young, A., 6 Sep 2016, In : BMC Pediatrics. 16, p. 1-7 7 p., 152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Parents
Quality of Life
Parenting
Wounds and Injuries
South Australia

The impact of geographical location on trends in hospitalisation rates and outcomes for fall-related injuries in older people

Sukumar, D. W., Harvey, L. A., Mitchell, R. J. & Close, J. C. T., 1 Aug 2016, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 40, 4, p. 342-348 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalization
Length of Stay
Wounds and Injuries
Mortality
Comorbidity

The influence of dementia on injury-related hospitalisations and outcomes in older adults

Harvey, L., Mitchell, R., Brodaty, H., Draper, B. & Close, J., 1 Jan 2016, In : Injury. 47, 1, p. 226-234 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dementia
Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Length of Stay
South Australia
2015

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 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

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

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

Injury risk for matched front and rear seat car passengers by injury severity and crash type: An exploratory study

Mitchell, R. J., Bambach, M. R. & Toson, B., 18 Jun 2015, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 82, p. 171-179 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Passenger cars
Seats
motor vehicle
Wounds and Injuries
logistics

Mean Injury Costs of Run-Off-Road Collisions with Fixed Objects: Passenger Vehicles and Motorcycles

Bambach, M. R., Mitchell, R. J. & Mattos, G. A., 3 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Transportation Safety and Security. 7, 3, p. 228-242 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Motorcycles
motorcycle
road
costs
Costs

Obesity and falls in older people: Mediating effects of disease, sedentary behavior, mood, pain and medication use

Mitchell, R. J., Lord, S. R., Harvey, L. A. & Close, J. C. T., 1 Jan 2015, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 60, 1, p. 52-58 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mood
pain
medication
Obesity
Disease

Risk factors associated with the severity of injury outcome for paediatric road trauma

Mitchell, R. J., Bambach, M. R., Foster, K. & Curtis, K., 2015, In : Injury. 46, 5, p. 874-882 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Records
Police
Foot

Safe system approach to reducing serious injury risk in motorcyclist collisions with fixed hazards

Bambach, M. R. & Mitchell, R. J., 2015, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 74, p. 290-296 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hazards
Wounds and Injuries
Roadsides
holistic approach
Safety

Use of a human factors classification framework to identify causal factors for medication and medical device-related adverse clinical incidents

Mitchell, R. J., Williamson, A. & Molesworth, B., 1 Nov 2015, In : Safety Science. 79, p. 163-174 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Human engineering
incident
medication
Equipment and Supplies
Patient Safety
2014

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

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

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

Incidence, circumstances, treatment and outcome of high-level cervical spinal fracture without associated spinal cord injury in New South Wales, Australia over a 12 year period

Mitchell, R. J., Stanford, R., McVeigh, C., Bell, D. & Close, J. C. T., Jan 2014, In : Injury. 45, 1, p. 217-222 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Spinal Fractures
South Australia
New South Wales
Spinal Cord Injuries
Incidence

Major trauma: The unseen financial burden to trauma centres, a descriptive multicentre analysis

Curtis, K., Lam, M., Mitchell, R., Dickson, C. & McDonnell, K., 2014, In : Australian Health Review. 38, 1, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trauma Centers
Diagnosis-Related Groups
Wounds and Injuries
Costs and Cost Analysis
Health Care Costs

Measuring non-fatal road trauma: using police-reported and hospital admission-based data to monitor trends and inform policy

Mitchell, R. J., Bambach, M. R., Grzebieta, R. H. & Williamson, A. M., 2014, In : Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety. 25, 3, p. 15-22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Police
Hospital Records
Wounds and Injuries
Motor Vehicles
Foot

Orthogeriatric services associated with lower 30-day mortality for older patients who undergo surgery for hip fracture

Zeltzer, J., Mitchell, R. J., Toson, B., Harris, I. A., Ahmad, L. & Close, J., 6 Oct 2014, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 201, 7, p. 409-411 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hip Fractures
Mortality
Length of Stay
Public Hospitals
Sex Distribution

Reconstruction of a go-kart fatality

Grzebieta, R., Rechnitzer, G. & Mitchell, R., 2014, In : International Journal of Forensic Engineering . 2, 1, p. 71-86 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

tire
anchor
computer simulation
stiffness

Seriously injured occupants of passenger vehicle rollover crashes in NSW

Bambach, M. R., Mitchell, R. J., Mattos, G., Grzebieta, R. H. & McIntosh, A. S., 2014, In : Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety. 25, 3, p. 30-40 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
New South Wales
Police
Craniocerebral Trauma
Hospitalization

The injury profile and acute treatment costs of major trauma in older people in New South Wales

Curtis, K., Chan, D. L., Lam, M. K., Mitchell, R., King, K., Leonard, L., D'Amours, S. & Black, D., 1 Dec 2014, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 33, 4, p. 264-270 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Health Care Costs
Costs and Cost Analysis
Wounds and Injuries
Peer Group

The rising burden of serious thoracic trauma sustained by motorcyclists in road traffic crashes

Bambach, M. R. & Mitchell, R. J., 2014, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 62, p. 248-258 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

road traffic
trauma
Thorax
Thoracic Injuries
Wounds and Injuries

The role of evidence, standards and education in rock fishing safety in New South Wales, Australia

Mitchell, R. J., Ware, L. & Bambach, M. R., 1 Dec 2014, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 38, 6, p. 579-584 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Safety
Education
Hospitalization

Work and non-work-related vehicle crashes: The contribution of risky driving practices

Mitchell, R. J., Bambach, M. R. & Friswell, R., 2014, In : Safety Science. 68, p. 65-72 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Alcohols
Railroad cars
Law enforcement
Fatigue of materials
Seat Belts
2013

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

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

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

Go-kart-related injuries and fatalities in Australia

Grzebieta, R. H., Mitchell, R., Zou, R. & Rechnitzer, G., 1 Aug 2013, In : International Journal of Crashworthiness. 18, 4, p. 397-405 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Crashworthiness
Safety devices
morbidity
incident
death

Health and lifestyle risk factors for falls in a large population-based sample of older people in Australia

Mitchell, R. J., Watson, W. L., Milat, A., Chung, A. Z. Q. & Lord, S., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Safety Research. 45, p. 7-13 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health
Musculoskeletal system
Respiratory system
Neurology
Public health

The effectiveness of helmets in bicycle collisions with motor vehicles: A case-control study

Bambach, M. R., Mitchell, R. J., Grzebieta, R. H. & Olivier, J., 2013, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 53, p. 78-88 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Head Protective Devices
Bicycles
bicycle
Motor Vehicles
Craniocerebral Trauma

The epidemiology of competition and training-based surf sport-related injury in Australia, 2003-2011

Mitchell, R., Brighton, B. & Sherker, S., Jan 2013, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 16, 1, p. 18-21 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Athletic Injuries
Epidemiology
Wounds and Injuries
Ships
Sports