Jeff Perry


Track 1 – Research
Location: Fitzimmons
Moderator: Dr. Gary Joubert

10:15 – 10:25 LO01 – Prevalence of pulmonary embolism among Canadian emergency department patients with syncope: A multicenter prospective cohort study Dr. Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy
10:25 – 10:35 LO02 – Heart failure and palliative care in the emergency department Dr. Matthew Lipinski
10:35 – 10:45 LO03 – Application and usefulness of outpatient cardiac testing among emergency department patients with syncope Dr. Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy
10:45 – 10:55 LO04 –Very low concentrations of high-sensitivity troponin T at presentation can rapidly exclude acute myocardial infarction in a significant proportion of ED chest pain patients Dr. James Andruchow
10:55 – 11:05 LO05 – In patients presenting to the ED with STEMI, is the provision of morphine associated with worse patient outcomes? Dr. David Barbic
11:05 – 11:15 LO06 – Role of the age adjusted D-dimer in suspected deep venous thrombosis Dr. Peter Reardon
11:15 – 11:25 LO07 – Does point of care ultrasonography improve diagnostic accuracy in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? The first Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHOC-ED1) Study; an international randomized controlled trial Dr. Mandy Peach
11:25 – 11:35 LO08 – Effect of an intact “chain of survival” sequence on survival to discharge from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest Dr. Douglas Andrusiek
11:35 – 11:45 LO09 – Assessing the ability of emergency department patients to self-triage by using an electronic questionnaire: A pilot study Dr. Sachin Trivedi

Track 1 – Research
Location: Fitzimmons
Moderator: Dr. Judy Morris

13:00 – 13:10 LO16 – Safety and efficiency of emergency physician supplementation in a provincially nurse-staffed telephone service for urgent caller advice Dr. Eric Grafstein
13:10 – 13:20 LO17 – A comparative evaluation of ED crowding metrics and associations with patient mortality Dr. Andrew McRae
13:20 – 13:30 LO18 – How big is emergency access block in Canadian hospitals? Dr. Grant Innes
13:30 – 13:40 LO19 – Introduction of a regional interactive group supervision tool to maximize multi-program research project support Dr. Paul Atkinson
13:40 – 13:50 LO20 – Student-run simulation team: A near-peer approach to simulation education Ms. Melissa Bouwsema
13:50 – 14:00 LO21 – Mentorship in Canadian emergency medicine residency training programs: A needs assessment Dr. Karen Sutherland
14:00 – 14:10 LO22 – Implementation of an electronic clinical decision support tool to improve knowledge translation and imaging appropriateness for patients with mild traumatic brain injury and suspected pulmonary embolism Dr. James Andruchow
14:10 – 14:20 LO23 – A brief educational session is effective for teaching emergency medicine residents resuscitative transesophageal echocardiography Dr. Jordan Chenkin
14:20 – 14:30 LO24 – Is pre-hospital care supported by evidence-based guidelines? An environmental scan and quality appraisal using AGREE II Mr. Seth Turner

Track 1 – Research
Location: Fitzimmons
Moderator: Ms. Shelley McLeod

15:00 – 15:10 LO31 – Identification of high risk factors associated with 30-day serious adverse events among syncope patients transported to the emergency department by emergency medical services Dr. Lawrence Yau
15:10 – 15:20 LO44 – Initial validation of the core components in the SHoC-Hypotension Protocol. What rates of ultrasound findings are reported in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? Results from the first Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHOC-ED1) Study: An international randomized controlled trial Dr. David Lussier
15:20 – 15:30 LO33 – Pre-hospital adverse events associated with nitroglycerin use in STEMI patients with right ventricle infarction Dr. Allison McConnell 

Resident Research Abstract Award

15:30 – 15:40 LO34 – System and patient level determinants of EMS offload delay Dr. Grant Innes
15:40 – 15:50 LO35 – Impact of EMS direct referral to community care on services received Dr. Adam Dukelow
15:50 – 16:00 LO36 – Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in British Columbia: Ten years of increasing survival Dr. Brian Grunau
16:00 – 16:10 LO37 – Routine application of defibrillation pads and time to first shock in prehospital STEMI complicated by cardiac arrest Dr. Sarah Felder
16:10 – 16:20 LO38 – Hypoglycemia is a rare peri-seizure finding in pre-hospital patients Dr. Don Eby
16:20 – 16:30 LO39 – Healthcare costs among homeless and/or substance using adults presenting to the emergency department: A single-centre study Mr. Vishal Puri
Émond Top 6 Moderated Poster Abstracts • Ballroom 1 Stage
16:30 – 16:40 MP10 – How dry I am: How much fluid do paramedics give when they administer an IV fluid bolus? Dr. Don Eby
16:40 – 16:50 MP11 – A quality improvement initiative to decrease the rate of solitary blood cultures in the emergency department Dr. Lucas Chartier
16:50 – 17:00 MP12 – Acute asthma presentations to emergency departments in Alberta: An epidemiological analysis of presentations Dr. Lynette Krebs
17:00 – 17:10 MP13 – Characteristics and outcomes of older emergency department patients assigned a low acuity triage score Dr. Ariel Hendin
17:10 – 17:20 MP14 – Prospective external validation of the Ottawa 3DY screening tool for the detection of altered mental status of elderly patients presenting to the emergency department Mr. Brian Kim
17:20 – 17:30 MP15 – Profile and circumstances of cycling injuries: Data from an urban emergency department Dr. Jeffrey Brubacher
de Wit Top 6 Moderated Poster Abstracts • Valley Foyer – Lower Level
16:30 – 16:40 MP16 – Quality of work life among nurses and physicians in Quebec rural emergency departments Dr. Richard Fleet
16:40 – 16:50 MP17 – Improving Communications during Aged Care Transitions (IMPACT): Lessons learned Dr. Patrick McLane
16:50 – 17:00 MP18 – A patient focused information design intervention to support the mTBI choosing wisely recommendation Ms. Heather Hair
17:00 – 17:10 MP19 – Comparison of the psychometric properties of the VAS, FPS-R and CAS in the pediatric emergency department Dr. Samina Ali
17:10 – 17:20 MP20 – Prevalence of incidental findings on chest computed tomography in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism in the ED Mr. Omar Anjum
17:20 – 17:30 MP21 – An inter-professional delirium assessment tool for healthcare professionals and trainees working in the emergency department Ms. Bannuya Balasubramanaiam
Lang Top 6 Moderated Poster Abstracts • Valley Foyer – Lower Level
16:30 – 16:40 MP22 – The impact of collaborative social media promotion on the dissemination of CJEM articles Mr. Simon York Ming Huang
16:40 – 16:50 MP23 – The yield of computed tomography of the head in patients presenting with Syncope: A systematic review Mr. Alex Viau
16:50 – 17:00 MP24 – Effect on pain of an oral sucrose solution versus placebo in children 1 to 3 months old needing nasopharyngeal aspiration: A randomized controlled trial Dr. Laurence Alix-Seguin
17:00 – 17:10 MP25 – The role of advanced imaging in the management of benign headaches in the emergency department: A systematic review Mr. Rory Lepage
17:10 – 17:20 MP26 – Rate and outcome of incidental findings among abdominal computed tomography scans in the emergency department Ms. Helena Bleeker
17:20 – 17:30 MP27 – Costs of emergency syncope care in Canada Dr. Soo-Min Kim

Track 1 – Research
Location: Fitzsimmons
Moderator: Dr. Catherine Varner

09:45 – 09:55 LO48 – Evaluation of the effect of nightshifts on patient outcomes: A multi-center study Ms. Emma Pedersen
09:55 – 10:05 LO49 – Characterizing highly frequent users of a large Canadian urban emergency department Dr. Julie Kim
10:05 – 10:15 LO50 – Headache presentations to emergency departments in Alberta: Understanding investigative approaches Dr. Lynette Krebs
10:15 – 10:25 LO51 – Incidence of clinically relevant medication errors after implementation of an electronic medication reconciliation process Dr. Kaitlin Stockton
10:25 – 10:35 LO52 – Combination of easily measurable real time variables to predict ED crowding Dr. Robin Clouston
10:35 – 10:45 LO53 – Resuscitation status documentation availability among emergency patients with advanced disease Mr. Evan Russell

Track 1 – Research I
Location: Fitzsimmons
Moderator: Dr. Bjug Borgundvaag

13:30 – 13:40 LO57 – Validation of the Ottawa 3DY in community seniors in the ED Dr. Marcel Émond
13:40 – 13:50 LO58 – Risk factors associated with acute in-hospital delirium for patients diagnosed with a hip fracture in the emergency department Dr. Vincent Brienza
13:50 – 14:00 LO59 – Police use of force and subsequent emergency department assessment – mental health concerns are the driving force behind ED use and choice of transport mode Dr. Christine Hall
14:00 – 14:10 LO60 – Validation of the PHQ-9 as a screen for depression in the emergency department Dr. David Barbic
14:10 – 14:20 LO61 – Geographic variation in Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)/minor stroke care in Alberta emergency departments (EDs) Ms. Michelle Leong
14:20 – 14:30 LO62 – Systolic blood pressure is a strong predictive marker for TIA and mild stroke in younger patients Dr. Colin Sedgewick
14:30 – 14:40 LO63 – External validation of the BIG score to predict mortality in pediatric blunt trauma Dr. Charlotte Grandjean-Blanchet
14:40 – 14:50 LO64 – Emergency department directed multifaceted interventions to improve outcomes after asthma exacerbations: A 3-armed randomized controlled trial Dr. Cristina Villa-Roel
14:50 – 15:00 LO65 – Outpatient care gaps in subjects presenting to emergency departments with acute asthma Dr. Cristina Villa-Roel

Track 6 – Research II
Location: Harmony
Moderator: Dr. Justin Yan

13:30 – 13:40 LO54 – A descriptive analysis of ED Length of Stay of admitted patients ‘boarded’ in the emergency department Dr. Leila Salehi

Top New Investigator Award

13:40 – 13:50 LO55 – A pilot evaluation of medical scribes in a Canadian emergency department Dr. Peter Graves
13:50 – 14:00  LO76 – Emergency department procedural sedation in elderly patients Dr. Adam Harris

Resident Research Abstract Award

14:00 – 14:10 LO77 – Compliance of older emergency department patients to community-based specialized geriatric services Mr. Zachary MacDonald
14:10 – 14:20 LO43 – Does point of care ultrasound improve resuscitation markers in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? The first Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHOC-ED 1) Study: An international randomized controlled trial Dr. Luke Taylor 

Resident Research Abstract Award

14:20 – 14:30 LO32 – Are EMS offload delay patients at increased risk of adverse outcomes? Ms. Dana Stewart

Top Medical Student Award

14:30 – 14:40 LO91 – Repeat exposures to culprit drugs contribute to adverse drug events in emergency department patients Dr. Corinne Hohl
14:40 – 14:50 LO10 – Quantity of opioid to prescribe for acute pain to limit misuse after emergency department discharge Dr. Raoul Daoust
14:50 – 15:00 LO12 – The utility of femoral nerve blocks in the emergency department; a national survey of practice Dr. Joseph Ringaert

Track 1 – Research
Location: Fitzsimmons
Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Shouldice

15:30 – 15:40 LO67 – The impact of CPR quality during entire resuscitation episode on survival from cardiac arrest Mr. Ian Drennan
15:40 – 15:50 LO68 – Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the emergency department for resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients: A systematic review Dr. Michael Beyea

Resident Research Abstract Award

15:50 – 16:00 LO69 – Evaluating the impact of night shifts on emergency medicine resident competence in simulated resuscitations Ms. Sarah Edgerley
16:00 – 16:10 LO70 – Do automatic external defibrillators improve rates of return of spontaneous circulation, survival to hospital discharge and favourable neurological survival in Canada? Dr. David Barbic
16:10 – 16:20 LO71 – For patients suffering from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, is survival influenced by the capabilities of the receiving hospital? Dr. Alexis Cournoyer 

Resident Research Abstract Award

16:20 – 16:30 LO72 – Implementation of an educational program to improve the cardiac arrest diagnostic accuracy of ambulance communication officers: A concurrent control before-after study Dr. Christian Vaillancourt
16:30 – 16:40 LO73 – Long-term functional outcome and health-related quality of life of elderly out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors Dr. Eric Mercier
16:40 – 16:50 LO74 – Pre-hospital sodium bicarbonate use was associated with worse neurological outcomes among patients with out-of-hospital non-traumatic cardiac arrest Dr. Takahisa Kawano
16:50 – 17:00 LO75 – Interrater agreement and time it takes to assign a Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale score in 7 emergency departments Ms. Joy McCarron

Track 1 – Research
Location: Fitzsimmons
Moderator: Dr. Patrick Archambault

08:30 – 08:40 LO79 – Patient-centred outcomes with use of CT angiography in patients presenting with acute stroke and TIA: A systematic review and meta-analysis Ms. Siying Li
08:40 – 08:50 LO80 – Chest radiograph ordering for acute asthma presentations to emergency departments in Alberta: Regional, site, and physician level variation Dr. Lynette Krebs
08:50 – 09:00 LO81 – Optimizing the use of CT scanning for pulmonary embolism in the emergency department Dr. Sameer Sharif 

CAEP-CanVECTOR Abstract Award

09:00 – 09:10 LO82 – The accuracy and prognostic value of point-of-care ultrasound for renal colic: A systematic review Dr. Charles Wong
09:10 – 09:20 LO83 – Effectiveness of implementing evidence based interventions to reduce C-spine imaging in the emergency department: A systematic review Mr. Shashwat Desai
09:20 – 09:30 LO84 – Computed tomography use for headache presentations to emergency departments in Alberta: Regional, site and physician level variation Dr. Lynette Krebs
09:30 – 09:40 LO85 – Substantial variation in CTPE ordering patterns and diagnostic yield in a large group of specialty-trained emergency physicians Dr. Eddy Lang

CAEP-CanVECTOR Abstract Award

09:40 – 09:50 LO86 – Overutilization of computed tomography as a first-line investigation for patients presenting with suspected recurrent nephrolithiasis in the emergency department: A retrospective cohort study Mr. Jonah Himelfarb
09:50 – 10:00 LO87 – Use of a clinical prediction rule would lead to more effective CTA utilization for urgent brain imaging of suspected TIA/mild stroke in the emergency department Dr. Kristine Votova
10:00 – 10:10 LO11 – Opiate prescribing in Ontario emergency departments Dr. Bjug Borgundvaag
10:10 – 10:20 LO89 – Factors associated with delay in trauma team activation and impact on patient outcomes Dr. Rory Connolly
10:20 – 10:30 LO90 – Trauma triage accuracy at a Canadian trauma centre Dr. Jacob Pace