Dr Guruprasad Nagaraj
Conjoint Lecturer

Dr Guruprasad Nagaraj

MB BS, FACEM,FRCEM.

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Dr Guruprasad Nagaraj is an Emergency Physician at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
Other roles include:

  • Conjoint Lecturer UNSW
  • Snr Lecturer Uni of Sydney.
  • Vice Chair, GEMSIG of International Federation of Emergency Medicine.
  • Research Fellow Simpson Institute for Research.
  • ILP and Honors Students supervisor, SouthWest Emergency Research Institute.
  • Established Australia's First Geriatric Emergency Medicine Special Skills term.
     

Guru obtained his MBBS in India in 2002. He then undertook further training in the UK prior to moving to Australia in 2006. 
He has been involved in the development of Geriatric Emergency Medicine in Australia and has set up first ever Geriatric Emergency Term in Australia at Hornsby Hospital.
Interests include Geriatric Emergency medicine, Medical education, International Emergency medicine, Simulation, Philosophy, Poetry, and Music.

  • Journal articles | 2020
    Craig S; Cubitt M; Jaison A; Troupakis S; Hood N; Fong C; Bilgrami A; Leman P; Ascencio-Lane JC; Nagaraj G; Bonning J; Blecher G; Mitchell R; Burkett E; McCarthy SM; Rojek AM; Hansen K; Psihogios H; Allely P; Judkins S; Foong LH; Bernard S; Cameron PA, 2020, 'Management of adult cardiac arrest in the COVID-19 era: consensus statement from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 213, pp. 126 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50699
    Journal articles | 2018
    Burkett E; Macdonald SPJ; Carpenter CR; Arendts G; Hullick C; Nagaraj G; Osborn TM, 2018, 'Sepsis in the older person: The ravages of time and bacteria', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 30, pp. 249 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12949
    Journal articles | 2018
    Nagaraj G; Hullick C; Arendts G; Burkett E; Hill KD; Carpenter CR, 2018, 'Avoiding anchoring bias by moving beyond 'mechanical falls' in geriatric emergency medicine.', Emerg Med Australas, vol. 30, pp. 843 - 850, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13129
    Journal articles | 2017
    Arendts G; Burkett E; Hullick C; Carpenter CR; Nagaraj G; Visvanathan R, 2017, 'Frailty, thy name is….', Emerg Med Australas, vol. 29, pp. 712 - 716, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12869
    Journal articles | 2017
    Carpenter CR; Arendts G; Hullick C; Nagaraj G; Cooper Z; Burkett E, 2017, 'Major trauma in the older patient: Evolving trauma care beyond management of bumps and bruises', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 29, pp. 450 - 455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12785
    Journal articles | 2017
    Hullick C; Carpenter CR; Critchlow R; Burkett E; Arendts G; Nagaraj G; Rosen T, 2017, 'Abuse of the older person: Is this the case you missed last shift?', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 29, pp. 223 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12756
    Journal articles | 2016
    Arendts G; Carpenter CR; Hullick C; Burkett E; Nagaraj G; Rogers IR, 2016, 'Approach to death in the older emergency department patient', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol. 28, pp. 730 - 734, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12678
    Journal articles | 2016
    Nagaraj G; Burkett E; Hullick C; Carpenter CR; Arendts G, 2016, 'Is delirium the medical emergency we know least about?', Emerg Med Australas, vol. 28, pp. 456 - 458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.12639
    Journal articles | 2010
    Nagaraj G; Chu M; Dinh M, 2010, 'Emergency clinician performed ultrasound: availability, uses and credentialing in Australian emergency departments.', Emerg Med Australas, vol. 22, pp. 296 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-6723.2010.01306.x

Presently involved with studies on Burden of Pain, Music Therapy in Delirium, End of Life care discussion in ED.

Publications:


1: Nagaraj G, Hullick C, Arendts G, Burkett E, Hill KD, Carpenter CR. Avoiding
anchoring bias by moving beyond 'mechanical falls' in geriatric emergency
medicine. Emerg Med Australas. 2018 Aug 8. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13129. [Epub
ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30091183.


2: Burkett E, Macdonald SP, Carpenter CR, Arendts G, Hullick C, Nagaraj G, Osborn
TM. Sepsis in the older person: The ravages of time and bacteria. Emerg Med
Australas. 2018 Apr;30(2):249-258. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12949. PubMed PMID:
29569846.


3: Arendts G, Burkett E, Hullick C, Carpenter CR, Nagaraj G, Visvanathan R.
Frailty, thy name is…. Emerg Med Australas. 2017 Dec;29(6):712-716. doi:
10.1111/1742-6723.12869. Epub 2017 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 28971594.


4: Carpenter CR, Arendts G, Hullick C, Nagaraj G, Cooper Z, Burkett E. Major
trauma in the older patient: Evolving trauma care beyond management of bumps and 
bruises. Emerg Med Australas. 2017 Aug;29(4):450-455. doi:
10.1111/1742-6723.12785. Epub 2017 Apr 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 28455850.


5: Hullick C, Carpenter CR, Critchlow R, Burkett E, Arendts G, Nagaraj G, Rosen
T. Abuse of the older person: Is this the case you missed last shift? Emerg Med
Australas. 2017 Apr;29(2):223-228. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12756. Epub 2017 Mar 8.
PubMed PMID: 28273679; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5612828.


6: Dinh MM, Muecke S, Berendsen Russell S, Chalkley D, Bein KJ, Muscatello D,
Nagaraj G, Paoloni R, Ivers R. Demand for Emergency Services Trends in New South 
Wales Years 2010-2014 (DESTINY): Age and Clinical Factors Associated with
Ambulance Transportation to Emergency Departments. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2016
Nov-Dec;20(6):776-782. Epub 2016 May 23. PubMed PMID: 27215415.


7: Arendts G, Carpenter CR, Hullick C, Burkett E, Nagaraj G, Rogers IR. Approach 
to death in the older emergency department patient. Emerg Med Australas. 2016
Dec;28(6):730-734. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12678. Epub 2016 Sep 29. Review. PubMed
PMID: 27681639.


8: Nagaraj G, Burkett E, Hullick C, Carpenter CR, Arendts G. Is delirium the
medical emergency we know least about? Emerg Med Australas. 2016 Aug;28(4):456-8.
doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12639. Review. PubMed PMID: 27453406.


9: Nagaraj G, Chu M, Dinh M. Emergency clinician performed ultrasound:
availability, uses and credentialing in Australian emergency departments. Emerg
Med Australas. 2010 Aug;22(4):296-300. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-6723.2010.01306.x.
PubMed PMID: 20636359.