Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds This Week

Guest Speaker

Dr. Pat Croskerry

Visiting Professor – Dalhousie University

How Physicians Think

Thursday October 30th, 2014
University Hospital – Aud A – 9 AM

All health care professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend

October 30, 2014

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Grand Rounds: Dr. Pat Croskerry on how physicians think
30 October 2014

Dr. Pat Croskerry is a world-renowned emergency physician from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He began his career as an experimental psychologist, and was surprised when he entered medicine by how badly physicians understood their own decisionmaking.

In this grand rounds, Dr. Croskerry discusses the cognitive processes that underlie physician thinking.

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Grand Rounds - Dr. Marilyn Innes: Does HS Troponin Improve Clinical Outcomes in ACS
22 October 2014

In this Journal Club, Dr. Marilyn Innes takes a critical look at a JAMA paper on high sensitivity troponins and their impact on clinical outcomes. This study takes on the question: Does lowering the threshold for detection of plasma troponin improve clinical outcomes in patients with suspected ACS?

Mills NL, Churchhouse AD, Lee K, et al. Implementation of a Sensitive Troponin I Assay and Risk of Recurrent Myocardial Infarction and Death in Patients With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome. JAMA. 2011;305(12):1210-1216. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.338.

This paper is available as free text

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Grand Rounds - Drs. Yan, Strauss and Gray: Avoiding CIN, ADJUST PE and NEXUS Chest
22 October 2014

In this week's grand rounds, we do Papers, Evidence and Practice. Dr. Justin Yan examines contrast-induced nephropathy and how to avoid it in the ED, Dr. Ben Strauss discusses ADJUST PE, and Dr. Andy Gray tackles NEXUS Chest.

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Grand Rounds - Dr. Kate Hayman: Fever in the Returning Traveller
15 October 2014

Dr. Kate Hayman takes a rigorous and common-sense approach to fever in the returning traveller.

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Grand Rounds - Drs. Riggan & McCauley: Pneumonia In Young, Healthy Adults
20 September 2014

Dr. Bill McCauley joins Dr. Morgan Riggan in discussing cases of pneumonia in young, healthy adults.

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Grand Rounds - Drs. Jacob Pace & Karalyn Church: C-Spine Injuries & Their Imaging
25 September 2014

Drs. Jacob Pace and Karalyn Church discuss the fine points of C-Spine injuries and how best to image. Should you skip to CT most of the time?

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