Monday, May 27, 2019 • 10:45 - 12:15
Track 1 - Research Abstracts
Track Chairs: Dr. Andrew McRae & Dr. Justin Yan
Room: 104

Description: The overall goal of the Research Track at CAEP 2019 is to present the very best work of Canadian Emergency Medicine Researchers completed in the past year.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the environment of emergency medicine research studies occurring at a local, regional, and national level.
  2. Consider implementing recent evidence-based findings in improving the clinical care of emergency department patients.
  3. Foster discussion with like-minded colleagues to explore future research directions and advancements in emergency medicine.

Moderator: Dr. Bjug Borgundvaag

10:45 – 10:55 LO74 – Exploring Emergency Physicians’ Ability to Predict Patient Admission and Decrease Consultation to Admission Time Dr. Erica Lee
Resident Research Abstract Award
10:55 – 11:05 LO75 – The impact of snowfall on patient attendance at an urban academic emergency department Mr. Sparsh Shah
11:05 – 11:15 LO76 – Impact of high emergency department occupancy on time to physician initial assessment: a traffic theory analysis Ms. Stella Tung
11:15 – 11:25 LO77 – Assessing the long-term emergency physician resource planning for Nova Scotia, Canada Dr. David Savage
11:25 – 11:35 LO78 – A qualitative evaluation of a mandatory provincial program auditing emergency department return visits Ms. Hanna Jalali
11:35 – 11:45 LO79 – The impact of access block on consultation time in the Emergency Department Dr. Leo Carroll
11:45 – 11:55 LO37 – Prevalence of cigarette smoking amongst adult emergency department patients Mr. Andrew Tolmie
11:55 – 12:05 LO81 – Interrater agreement and time it takes to assign a Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale score pre and post implementation of eCTAS Ms. Shelley McLeod
12:05 – 12:15 LO82 – Does Triage Assignment Correlate with Outcome for ED Patients Presenting with Chest Pain? Ms. Sherry Stackhouse