2018 Abstract Award Winners

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Jeff Perry
MD CCFP(EM)
Ottawa, ON
Grant Innes Research Paper and Presentation Award
Multicentre before-after implementation study of the Ottawa subarachnoid hemorrhage strategy
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Shannon Fernando
MD
Top Resident Research Abstract Award
Necrotizing soft tissue infection: diagnostic accuracy of physical examination, imaging and LRINEC score – a systematic review and meta-analysis
Krishan Yadav
MD FRCPC
Ottawa, ON
Top New Investigator Abstract Award
Predictors of oral antibiotic treatment failure for non-purulent skin and soft tissue infections in the emergency department
Stephen Freedman
MD FRCPC
Calgary, AB
Top Pediatric Abstract Award
Probiotic Regimen for Outpatient Gastroenteritis – Utility of Treatment (PROGUT) Study: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy
MD CCFP(EM)
Ottawa, ON
CAEP-CanVECTOR Research Abstract Award
Prevalence of pulmonary embolism among emergency department patients with syncope: a multicenter prospective cohort study
James Andruchow
MD FRCPC
CAEP-CanVECTOR Research Abstract Award
A randomized controlled trial of electronic clinical decision support to reduce unnecessary CT imaging for patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
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Akram Mokhtari
Laval, QC
Top Medical Student Abstract Award
Prophylactic administration of diphenhydramine to reduce neuroleptic side-effects in the acute care setting: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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Jennifer Thull-Freedman
MD
Calgary, AB
Top QIPS Abstract Award
Improving the pain experience for children with limb injury: A city-wide quality improvement collaborative
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Bo Zheng
MD
Ottawa, ON
Resident Research Abstract Award
Decision fatigue in the emergency department: how does emergency physician decision making change over an eight-hour shift?
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Erica Beatty
MD
Quebec, QC
Resident Research Abstract Award
Normal bedside ultrasound of growth plates in healthy children
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Alexis Cournoyer
MD
Montreal, QC
Resident Research Abstract Award
Création d’une règle de décision clinique pour le diagnostic d’un syndrome aortique aigu avec les outils d’intelligence artificielle : phase initiale de définition des attributs communs aux patients sans syndrome aortique aigu chez une population à risque
Robert Suttie
MD
Ottawa, ON
Resident Research Abstract Award
Can emergency physicians perform carotid artery ultrasound to detect severe stenosis in patients with TIA and stroke?
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Megan Fowler
MD
Edmonton, AB
Resident Research Abstract Award
Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding opioid use in the pediatric emergency department
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Rajiv Thavanathan
MD
Ottawa, ON
Resident Research Abstract Award
Does FAST change management of blunt trauma patients?
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Chantal Forristal
MD
London, ON
Resident Research Abstract Award
Does utilization of an intubation safety checklist reduce dangerous omissions during simulated resuscitation scenarios?
Sameer Masood
MD
Toronto, ON
Resident Research Abstract Award
Did the Choosing Wisely Canada Campaign Work? A Retrospective Analysis of its Impact on Emergency Department Imaging Utilization for Head Injuries
George Mastoras
MD, FRCPC
Ottawa, ON
Top Education Innovation Abstract Award
Faculty Sim: a simulation-based continuing professional development curriculum for academic emergency physicians
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