Research Day 2017

Emergency Medicine Research Day took place on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 in  Amphitheatre, Alberta Children’s Hospital at 7:00 - 16:00.

Each year this event showcases the cutting edge research initiatives and accomplishments of local physicians, nurses, residents, students and allied health professionals with an impact on Emergency Medicine.

We were excited to announce our keynote speaker Dr. Amy Plint. Dr. Plint is a Senior Scientist, CHEO Research Institute Physician, Director of Emergency Medicine, CHEO Associate Professor at  the Department of Medicine at University of Ottawa. Dr. Plint is also University of Ottawa Research Chair in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Plint graduated from McMaster Medical School, Hamilton in 1991 and completed a pediatrics residency at the University of Manitoba in 1995. She completed a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at the University of Ottawa in 1996 and a Master's Degree in Epidemiology in 2006.  Dr. Plint's research focuses primarily on the emergency department management of respiratory illnesses and musculoskeletal injuries

Dr. Plint's speech in the research day was about the intersection between clinical care and clinical research in the emergency department.

Research Day- Panel Discussion

Panel discussion: Healthcare Provider Wellness: Evidence, Knowledge Gaps and Research Opportunities

Topics and Agenda

Some of the topics that were presented are but not limited to:

  • The Effectiveness of Prehospital Hypertonic Saline for Hypotensive Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • CT Head Ordering Practices of Emergency Physicians for Low Risk Atraumatic Headache
  • Which Kidney Stone patients require early referral for urologic intervention?
  • Does Palliative Care Consultation Influence Emergency Department Utilization?
  • Implementing Clinical Decision Support for CT Orders in Emergency
  • The Calgary Stampede: Effects on emergency and urgent care department utilization during a Canadian mass gathering
  • THRIFT - Transportation via Helicopter to Regional Institutions for Fast Thromboectomy
  • Determining the utility of laboratory tests ordered in the trauma lab workup for emergency patients that meet Code 77 or trauma team activation criteria at the Alberta Childrens Hospital
  • The use of point-of-care resources in the Emergency Department: a developmental model
  • Evaluation of the effect of nightshifts on patient outcomes: a multi-center study
  • Is Preshospital care supported by evidence-based guidelines? An environmental scan and quality appraisal using AGREE II
  • Year-In-Review:  Patient Complaints Regarding Calgary's Emergency Medicine Physicians

To find the complete agenda for the event, please click here.

Abstracts and Awards

To find the submitted abstracts and the awards, please click here

Registration

Registration for EM Research Day is free, but requires that the registration form below to be completed and submitted:

Registration form

Dr. Amy Plint

Dr. Amy Plint