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 25, 2014

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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.

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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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Grand Rounds - Dr. Bourke Tillmann: ECMO in the ED: Madness or The Next Step in resuscitation
09 October 2014

Dr. Bourke Tillmann asks the question that's on the minds of resuscitationists everywhere: Should we be using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in the ED?

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