Lt Cdr James Vassallo
Profiles

Lt Cdr James Vassallo

Honorary University Fellow

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (NC)

Role

Emergency Medicine Academic Clinical Fellow, Surg Lt Cdr Royal Navy

Qualifications

MBBS (London), PhD (Emergency Medicine), LCGI

Roles on external bodies

Military and Civilian MIMMS Working Group member

Research interests

Major incidents,

Triage,
Traumatic Cardiac Arrest
Intraosseous access for resuscitation

Other research

I have been responsible for writing the new adult casualty triage guideline within the latest 2018 NHS England Clinical Guidelines for Major Incidents document.

1.      Triage and the Modified Physiological Triage Tool-24 (MPTT-24)

Vassallo  J, Horne S, Smith JE.

J R Army Med Corps. 2018 Jan 4. pii: jramc-2017-000878. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2017-000878. [Epub ahead of print]

 

2.      Paediatric traumatic cardiac arrest in England and Wales a 10 year epidemiological study.

Vassallo  J, Webster M, Barnard E, Iniguez MF, Lyttle M, Smith J.

Emerg Med J. 2017 Dec;34(12):A897-A899. 

 

3.      Paediatric traumatic cardiac arrest - the development of a treatment algorithm.

Vassallo  J, Nutbeam T, Rickard A, Lyttle M, Smith J.

Emerg Med J. 2017 Dec;34(12):A892-A894. 

 

4.      Investigating the effects of under-triage by existing major incident triage tools.

Vassallo  J, Smith J.

Emerg Med J. 2017 Dec;34(12):A871.

 

5.      Major incident triage and the implementation of a new triage tool, the MPTT-24.

Vassallo  J, Smith J.

Emerg Med J. 2017 Dec;34(12):A860-A861. 

 

6.      Investigating the effects of under-triage by existing major incident triage tools.

Vassallo  JM, Smith JE, Wallis LA.

Eur J Emerg Med. 2017 Nov 8. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000513. [Epub ahead of print]

 

7.      Major incident triage and the implementation of a new triage tool, the MPTT-24.

Vassallo  J, Smith JE, Wallis LA.

J R Army Med Corps. 2017 Oct 21. pii: jramc-2017-000819. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2017-000819. [Epub ahead of print]

 

8.      The civilian validation of the Modified Physiological Triage Tool (MPTT): an evidence-based approach to primary major incident triage.

Vassallo  J, Smith J, Bouamra O, Lecky F, Wallis LA.

Emerg Med J. 2017 Dec;34(12):810-815. 

 

9.      The prospective validation of the Modified Physiological Triage Tool (MPTT): an evidence-based approach to major incident triage.

Vassallo  J, Horne S, Smith JE, Wallis LA.

J R Army Med Corps. 2017 Dec;163(6):383-387. 

 

10.   Major incident triage: Derivation and comparative analysis of the Modified Physiological Triage Tool (MPTT).

Vassallo  J, Beavis J, Smith JE, Wallis LA.

Injury. 2017 May;48(5):992-999. 

 

11.   Major incident triage: A consensus based definition of the essential life-saving interventions during the definitive care phase of a major incident.

Vassallo J , Smith JE, Bruijns SR, Wallis LA.

Injury. 2016 Sep;47(9):1898-902.

 

12.   UK Triage the validation of a new tool to counter an evolving threat.

Vassallo J , Horne S, Ball S, Whitley J.

Injury. 2014 Dec;45(12):2071-5.

 

13.   Triage in the defence medical services.

Horne ST, Vassallo J.

J R Army Med Corps. 2015 Jun;161(2):90-3. 

 

14.   Intraosseous access in the military operational setting.

Vassallo J , Horne S, Smith JE.

J R Nav Med Serv. 2014;100(1):34-7.

 

15.   Usefulness of the Shock Index as a secondary triage tool.

Vassallo J , Horne S, Ball S, Smith J.

J R Army Med Corps. 2015 Mar;161(1):53-7. 

 

16.   UK triage--an improved tool for an evolving threat.

Horne S, Vassallo J, Read J, Ball S.

Injury. 2013 Jan;44(1):23-8. 

 

17.   Subclavian cannulation with ultrasound: a novel method.

Vassallo JM , Bennett MJ.

Anaesthesia. 2010 Oct;65(10):1041.