abstracts submitted by Dr. Matt Davis (PGY-4), Dr. Sameer Mal (PGY-3) and Dr.
Justin Yan (PGY-2) have been ranked among
the top ten resident abstracts submitted this year!
As such, Matt, Sameer and Justin have each been awarded one of the 10 CAEP 2011
Resident Research Abstract Awards (which includes $500 and a complimentary CAEP
2011 registration). Recognition will also be given in the Canadian Journal of
Emergency Medicine (CJEM) and on the CAEP website. Please join me in congratulating
Matt, Sameer and Justin on their outstanding success!
The Division of Emergency
Medicine is extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Sameer Mal (PGY-3) and Dr.
Justin Yan (PGY-2) have been invited to give an ORAL PRESENTATION to detail the results from their research
projects. The presentation times are listed below
Invited Staff Presentations:
Dr. Marcia Edmonds has been named
CAEP 2011 Research Track Chair and has
been extremely busy organizing all the research abstracts, grants and awards.
Marcia will be very busy this year at the conference overseeing all the
research presentations. Fantastic work Marcia!
Dr. Dave Ouellette and Dr.
Ryan Arbeau (PGY-3) are presenting a CPC case entitled "Tachycardia" on Saturday June 3rd during the
afternoon session. The same duo from UWO placed 2nd in this
competition last year.
Dr. Mike Peddle has been named the CAEP 2011
Surgery/Trauma Track Chair and will be presenting a session entitled "Bomb Blast: Explosive Injuries Assessment and
Management" on Sunday June 5 from
The Impact of Autopulse on the rate of return of spontaneous
circulation in out of hospital cardiac arrest in Oxford County.
Mal S, McLeod S, Leggett L, Dukelow A,
June 5th 4:15
Patient-related outcomes in suspected renal colic after
discharge from the emergency department.
Yan JW, Edmonds ML, McLeod SL, Sedran RJ, Theakston KD.
June 7th 11:45
Poster Group 1 Sunday June 5th:
The Influence of Electronically Available Wait-Time Data on
Choice of Emergency Department for Patients with Non-Critical Medical
Yip A, McLeod SL, McRae A, Xie B.
A 5-year retrospective review of sepsis in the emergency
Arbeau RP, McLeod SL, Doran S, Sedran RJ
Acute appendicitis: an optimal outer appendiceal diameter cutoff in a pediatric population.
Prendergast PM, Lynch T, McKillop S, Poonai N, Lim RK.
Pediatric Clavicular Fractures: Assessment of
Fracture Patterns and Risk Factors following nonoperative treatment.
BJ, Carey TP, Seabrook JA, Lim RK.
Poster Group 2 Tuesday June 7th:
Effect of an emergency department sepsis protocol on
adherence to early goal directed principles.
Arbeau RP, McLeod SL, Fernandes CMB, Moss M, Doran S, Sedran RJ
Abstract # 5156
CT Head Imaging in a
Rural ED for Patients with THI
Davoudpour P, Bhimani M,Milne K,
Abstract # 5162
Documentation of pre-test probability and risk factors for
venous thromboembolism in the emergency department of an academic tertiary care
Duwyn R, McLeod SL, Fernandes CMB
Abstract # 5163
The Clinical Scaphoid Fracture: Diagnosis and Treatment
Variability in Current Practice.
Ramkissoon S, McLeod SL, Shah A.
Abstract # 5164
Emergency Department Disposition of Sport-related Acute Mild
Traumatic Brain Injury.
Ferguson A, McLeod SL, Millard W.
Abstract # 5165
Ambulatory Visits to a Canadian Emergency Department (AVCED)
Woolfrey K, Meiwald A, McLeod SL
Abstract # 5170
The utility of emergency department ordered diagnostic tests
for acute aortic dissection: A 5 year review.
Mahn J, McLeod SL, Theakston KD.
Abstract # 5171
Do call volume and training level result in lower rates of
Robinson P, Davis M, Dukelow A, Lewell M, Rodriguez
Abstract # 5172
paramedic error on ambulance call reports.
Romano S, Davis M, Dukelow A, Lewell M, Rodriguez
Abstract # 5173
A comparison of CTAS scoring between paramedics and triage
nurses: a retrospective review.
Vandeyar T, Sereda A, Lewell M, Dukelow A, McLeod SL, Davis M,Rodriguez S.
Abstract # 5174
Prehospital Medical Directives: How often are they being
applied when indicated? A retrospective review.
Sereda A, Vandeyar T, Lewell M, Dukelow A, McLeod SL, Davis
Abstract # 5176
The sensitivity of CT scanning in the diagnosis of
spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage in patients presenting at various times
after their headache onset.
Loubani M, McLeod SL, Fuss J.
Abstract # 5177
Do Radiation Exposure Risks Influence Diagnostic Imaging
Choices for Investigating Pulmonary Embolism in an Adult Emergency Department?
Ahn JS, Edmonds ML, McLeod SL, Dreyer, JF
Abstract # 5180
Predictors of mortality in the septic emergency department
patient: A five year review
Arbeau RP, McLeod SL, Doran S, Sedran RJ
Abstract # 5204
Analgesia in the emergency department management of suspected
Yan JW, McLeod SL, Edmonds ML, Theakston KD, Sedran RJ.
Abstract # 5248
The use of anticoagulation prophylaxis in patients presenting
to the emergency department with atrial fibrillation at high risk of stroke.
Bongard AF, Richardson CA, McLeod SL.
Physician Perceptions of Barriers to Patient Care in Southwestern
Ontario Rural Emergency Departments.
Carter K, Bhimani M.
Please join me
in congratulating the 5 FRCP residents, 2 CCFP-EM residents, 6 CCFP-EM
Graduates, 19 staff consultants, 3 SWORBHP staff, 6 UWO medical students
and most of all, Shelley McLeod, the Division's research coordinator,
their outstanding success!
Newfoundland, get ready for a London invasion!!!