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Clinical Senior Lecturer Sampsa Kiuru

Emergency Physician
Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist

MD FACEM FDRHMNZ PGCertCPU

Email sampsa.kiuru@otago.ac.nz

Dr Sampsa Kiuru works as a Clinical Senior Lecturer based at the Rural Health Academic Centre, Ashburton Hospital.

Current interests include incorporation of simulation based education into rural medical education, building a national rural hospital research network as well as research into procedural sedation practices in rural hospitals.

Dr Kiuru also works part-time at Dunstan Hospital and teaches the 'GENA 723 Trauma and Emergencies in Rural Settings' paper for the University of Otago's rural postgraduate programme.

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Publications

Gutenstein, M., Kiuru, S., & Withington, S. (2019). Development of a rural inter-professional simulation course: An initiative to improve trauma and emergency team management in New Zealand rural hospitals. Journal of Primary Health Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1071/HC18071

Nixon, G., Blattner, K., Muirhead, J., Kiuru, S., & Kerse, N. (2019). Point-of-care ultrasound for FAST and AAA in rural New Zealand: Quality and impact on patient care. Rural & Remote Health, 19(3), 5027. doi: 10.22605/RRH5027

Gutenstein, M., & Kiuru, S. (2019). Building collaborative research networks across rural and provincial Aotearoa. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1493), 12-14. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Kiuru, S., Wilson, S., & Withington, S. (2019). From secondary specialist to rural genereal hospital: A 10 year transition of the medical model of care at Ashburn Hospital: 2008-2017. Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nationalruralhealthconference.org.nz/nrhc19

Gutenstein, M., & Kiuru, S. (2018). The Matthew effect in New Zealand rural hospital trauma and emergency care: Why rural simulation-based education matters. New Zealand Medical Journal, 1476(131), 81-84. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Gutenstein, M., Kiuru, S., & Withington, S. (2019). Development of a rural inter-professional simulation course: An initiative to improve trauma and emergency team management in New Zealand rural hospitals. Journal of Primary Health Care. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1071/HC18071

Nixon, G., Blattner, K., Muirhead, J., Kiuru, S., & Kerse, N. (2019). Point-of-care ultrasound for FAST and AAA in rural New Zealand: Quality and impact on patient care. Rural & Remote Health, 19(3), 5027. doi: 10.22605/RRH5027

Madsen, M., Kiuru, S., Castrèn, M., & Kurland, L. (2015). The level of evidence for emergency department performance indicators: A systematic review. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 22(5), 298-305. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000279

Kiuru, S. (2006). Ultrasound in New Zealand emergency departments. ASUM Ultrasound Bulletin, 9(2), 21-24.

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Journal - Research Other

Gutenstein, M., & Kiuru, S. (2019). Building collaborative research networks across rural and provincial Aotearoa. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1493), 12-14. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Gutenstein, M., & Kiuru, S. (2018). The Matthew effect in New Zealand rural hospital trauma and emergency care: Why rural simulation-based education matters. New Zealand Medical Journal, 1476(131), 81-84. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Schroeder, E. D., Jacquet, G., Becker, T. K., Foran, M., Goldberg, E., Aschkenasy, M., … on behalf of the Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review (GEMLR) Group, including Kiuru, S. (2012). Global emergency medicine: A review of the literature from 2011. Academic Emergency Medicine, 19(10), 1196-1203. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01447.x

Aschkenasy, M., Arnold, K., Foran, M., Lippert, S., Schroeder, E. D., Bertsch, K., … on behalf of the International Emergency Medicine Literature Review Group, including Kiuru, S. (2011). International emergency medicine: A review of the literature from 2010. Academic Emergency Medicine, 18(8), 872-879. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01129.x

Barillari, A., & Kiuru, S. (2010). Detection of spontaneous pneumothorax with chest ultrasound in the emergency department. Internal & Emergency Medicine, 5(3), 253-255. doi: 10.1007/s11739-010-0347-z

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Kiuru, S. (2012). Emergency medicine development in Finland. IEMSIG Newsletter, 8(2), 13.

Kiuru, S., & Vaula, E. (2008). Emergency medicine in Finland. IEMSIG Newsletter, 4(2), 2-3.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kiuru, S., Wilson, S., & Withington, S. (2019). From secondary specialist to rural genereal hospital: A 10 year transition of the medical model of care at Ashburn Hospital: 2008-2017. Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nationalruralhealthconference.org.nz/nrhc19

Kiuru, S., Withington, S., Reid, T., & Gutenstein, M. (2018). New Rural Interprofessional Simulation Course (RiSC). Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nationalruralhealthconference.org.nz/nrhc18

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