Rebecca Mitchell

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

  • 1510 Citations
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1995 …2023
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2013

The protective effect of roadside barriers for motorcyclists

Bambach, M. R., Mitchell, R. J. & Grzebieta, R. H., 2013, In : Traffic injury prevention. 14, 7, p. 756-765 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Roadsides
Wounds and Injuries
Pole
Hazards
infrastructure
2012

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

Initial development of a practical safety audit tool to assess fleet safety management practices

Mitchell, R., Friswell, R. & Mooren, L., Jul 2012, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 47, p. 102-118 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Safety Management
audit
Organizations
Safety
management

Injury trends and mortality in adult patients with major trauma in New South Wales

Curtis, K. A., Mitchell, R. J., Chong, S. S., Balogh, Z. J., Reed, D. J., Clark, P. T., D'Amours, S., Black, D. A., Langcake, M. E., Taylor, C. B., McDougall, P. & Cameron, P. A., Aug 2012, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 197, 4, p. 233-237 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Mortality
Wounds and Injuries
Trauma Centers
Length of Stay

Understanding trauma as a men's health issue: Sex differences in traumatic injury presentations at a level 1 trauma center in Australia

Mitchell, R., Curtis, K. & Fisher, M., 2012, In : Journal of Trauma Nursing. 19, 2, p. 80-88 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Men's Health
Trauma Centers
Sex Characteristics
Wounds and Injuries
Length of Stay
2011

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

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

Identifying risk and raising awareness in older person trauma: a trauma center initiative

Kourouche, S., Curtis, K., Watson, W. L., Mitchell, R., Rankin, T. & Chong, S. S., 2011, In : Journal of Trauma Nursing. 18, 3, p. 163-170 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trauma Centers
Wounds and Injuries
Polypharmacy
Motor Vehicles
Registries

Outcomes of severely injured adult trauma patients in an Australian health service: Does trauma center level make a difference?

Curtis, K., Chong, S., Mitchell, R., Newcombe, M., Black, D. & Langcake, M., Oct 2011, In : World Journal of Surgery. 35, 10, p. 2332-2340 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trauma Centers
Health Services
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
Peer Review

Population-risk and person-time risk drowning rates-The Authors' response

Mitchell, R. J., Williamson, A. M. & Olivier, J., 2011, In : Injury Prevention. 17, 5, p. 359-360 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Projections of hospitalised fall-related injury in NSW, Australia: Impacts on the hospital and aged care sectors

Watson, W. L., Li, Y. & Mitchell, R. J., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Safety Research. 42, 6, p. 487-492 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Costs

The burden of fall-related injury among older persons in New South Wales

Watson, W., Clapperton, A. & Mitchell, R., Apr 2011, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 35, 2, p. 170-175 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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

The cost of fall-related injuries among older people in NSW, 2006-07

Watson, W. L., Clapperton, A. J. & Mitchell, R. J., Jun 2011, In : New South Wales Public Health Bulletin. 22, 3-4, p. 55-59 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Costs and Cost Analysis
Wounds and Injuries
Hospital Costs
Health Care Costs
Residential Treatment

Trends in hospitalised sport/leisure injuries in New South Wales, Australia-Implications for the targetting of population-focussed preventive sports medicine efforts

Finch, C. F., Mitchell, R. & Boufous, S., Jan 2011, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 14, 1, p. 15-21 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Athletic Injuries
Sports Medicine
South Australia
Preventive Medicine
New South Wales

What is the potential of trauma registry data to be used for road traffic injury surveillance and informing road safety policy?

Mitchell, R., Williamson, A. & Curtis, K., Oct 2011, In : Journal of Safety Research. 42, 5, p. 345-350 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Industry
2010

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

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

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

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

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

Swimming pool fencing in NSW: who is checking compliance?

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., 2010, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 15, 1, p. 68-72 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Swimming Pools
New South Wales
Compliance
Local Government
Legislation
2009

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

Hospitalised eye injuries in New South Wales, Australia

Long, J. & Mitchell, R., 2009, In : The Open Epidemiology. 2, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Eye Injuries
South Australia
New South Wales
Wounds and Injuries
Hospitalization

Patterns of physical violence in youth: The experience of 16 to 25 year olds

Voukelatos, A. & Mitchell, R., Apr 2009, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 20, 1, p. 26-30 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Violence
New South Wales
Police
Public Health
Public Policy

Promoting a team ball game (lifeball) to older people: Who does this game attract and who continues?

Green, S., Campbell, E., Barnett, L., Mitchell, R., Radvan, D. & Van Beurden, E., Aug 2009, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 20, 2, p. 120-126 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Status
Health
Quality of Life
Telephone
History

Rational allocation of Australia's research dollars: Does the distribution of NHMRC funding by National Health Priority Area reflect actual disease burden?

Mitchell, R. J., McClure, R. J., Olivier, J. & Watson, W. L., 21 Dec 2009, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 191, 11-12, p. 648-652 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health Priorities
Biomedical Research
Organized Financing
Health
Research

The development of an evaluation framework for injury surveillance systems

Mitchell, R. J., Williamson, A. M. & O'Connor, R., 2009, In : BMC Public Health. 9, p. 1-14 14 p., 260.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Wounds and Injuries
Guidelines
Delphi Technique
Research

The reliability of information on work-related injuries available from hospitalisation data in Australia

McKenzie, K., Mitchell, R., Scott, D. A., Harrison, J. E. & McClure, R. J., Aug 2009, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 33, 4, p. 332-338 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalization
Wounds and Injuries
Occupational Injuries
Information Storage and Retrieval
International Classification of Diseases

The use of mapping to identify priority areas for the prevention of home injuries

Chong, S. & Mitchell, R., Mar 2009, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 16, 1, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
Satellite imagery
strike
New South Wales
surveillance

Trends and future projections of child injury in New South Wales: A tool for advocacy?

Mitchell, R., Schmertmann, M. & Sherker, S., Dec 2009, In : Journal of paediatrics and child health. 45, 12, p. 754-761 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Wounds and Injuries
Hospitalization
Swimming Pools
Equipment and Supplies
2008

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

Implementing the national priorities for injury surveillance

Mitchell, R. J., McClure, R. J., Williamson, A. M. & McKenzie, K., 7 Apr 2008, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 188, 7, p. 405-408 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
Professional Competence
Health Priorities
Information Systems
Cause of Death

Refining estimates of hospitalised work-related injuries in NSW, 2000/01 to 2004/05

Mitchell, R., McClure, R. & Driscoll, T., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 24, 1, p. 33-42 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Epidemiology
Refining
Wounds and Injuries
hospitalization
Hospitalization
2007

Falls from playground equipment: Will the new Australian playground safety standard make a difference and how will we tell?

Mitchell, R., Sherker, S., Cavanagh, M. & Eager, D., Aug 2007, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 18, 2, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hospitalization
Safety
Equipment and Supplies
New South Wales
Craniocerebral Trauma

WHO safe communities--should we expand the definition of a 'community'?

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., Mar 2007, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 14, 1, p. 60-63 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2006

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

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

Not all risk is bad, playgrounds as a learning environment for children

Mitchell, R., Cavanagh, M. & Eager, D., Jun 2006, In : International journal of injury control and safety promotion. 13, 2, p. 122-124 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sport- or leisure-related injury hospital admissions: do we need to get more out of being struck?

Mitchell, R. & Hayen, A., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 9, 6, p. 498-505 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Leisure Activities
Sports
Wounds and Injuries
Hospitalization
New South Wales
2005

Self-reported work-related injury and illness in NSW

Mitchell, R. & Boufous, S., 2005, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 21, 3, p. 229-236 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

illness
Wounds and Injuries
Public health
Muscle
Health
2004

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

From the bush to the beach: Water safety in rural and remote New South Wales

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., Dec 2004, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 12, 6, p. 246-250 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Safety
Water
Communications Media
Lakes

Working in partnership with the Chinese community in NSW to develop appropriate strategies to target water safety

Mitchell, R. & Haddrill, K., 2004, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 15, 1, p. 38-43 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Safety
Water
Focus Groups
Interviews
Airports

Work-related road fatalities in Australia

Mitchell, R., Driscoll, T. & Healey, S., Sep 2004, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 36, 5, p. 851-860 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

road
worker
death
incident
commuter
2003

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

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

Unintentional fatal injuries arising from unpaid work at home

Driscoll, T. R., Mitchell, R. J., Hendrie, A. L., Healey, S. H., Mandryk, J. A. & Hull, B. P., Mar 2003, In : Injury Prevention. 9, 1, p. 15-19 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wounds and Injuries
Gardening
Maintenance
Coroners and Medical Examiners
Electricity

Work-related fatalities involving construction activities in Australia, 1982 to 1984 and 1989 to 1992

Mitchell, R., Driscoll, T., Healey, S., Mandryk, J., Hendrie, L. & Hull, B., Aug 2003, In : Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand. 19, 4, p. 347-358 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Construction Industry
construction industry
Construction industry
incident
Occupational Health
2002

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