GW Research Days

GW Research Days are April 9th and 10th this year; health and medicine focus is on Day 2. Presentations will be in the Marvin Center, 3rd Floor, Grand and Continental Ballrooms.

There will be submissions by Emergency Medicine Students, Residents, Fellows, and Faculty. Poster presentations and judging takes place from 12:30 to 3:00pm. Click here for the full schedule and more information

This year's Emergency Medicine Posters:

Counting Angels on the Head of a Pin—a New In Vitro Model for the Study of Biofilm Formation on Urinary Catheters

John Lafleur; Ian Toma; Ben Lam; Tim McCaffrey

 

Time to Switch to Bivalirudin for Routine Anticoagulation on ECMO

Farzad Najam; Elizabeth Pocock; Peter Munoz; Katherine Farrar; Danielle Hinchey; Hyun Lee; Eduard Shaykhinurov; David Yamane

 

Safe Use of Immediate Release Nifedipine to Wean Off Nicardipine Infusion in the ICU

Omar Siddiqui; David Yamane; Danielle Davison; Pradip Ramamurti; Melesilika Fanau; Christopher Junker

 

Skin Alcohol Sensor in the ER

Kyle Henn; Baichen Li

 

Pulse Check Improvement through Video Analysis and Feedback

Carolyn Lanam; Natalie Sullivan; David Yamane; Andrew Spears; Evan Kuhl; Jennifer Rabjohns; Patrick McCarville; Anahita Rahimi-Saber; Christopher Payette

 

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Management of Acute Pain in US Emergency Departments: Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review

Paulyne Lee; Maxine Le Saux; Rebecca Siegel; Monika K. Goyal; Chen Chen; Yan Ma; Andrew Meltzer

 

Cause of Death and Wounding Pattern in Firearm-Related Violence in Washington, D.C.

Mary Matecki; Cheralyn Hendrix; Sam Maghami; Karthika Mahendran; Roger Mitchell; Francisco Diaz; Jordan Estroff; E. Reed Smith; Geoff Shapiro; Babak Sarani

 

Opioid Utilization for Shoulder Dislocations in Emergency Department

Jessica Morgenstern; Kevin Lombardi; Dave Milzman; Ali Pourmand

 

Interosseous vs. Intravenous Access is Associated with Survival in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Jennifer Rabjohns; Anahita Rahimi-Saber; Andrew D. Sparks; David Yamane

 

The Safety of Hemoconcentration During ECMO

Samir Sethi; Rachel Glass; Caroline Jensen; Peter Munoz; Bruno Sambuco; David Yamane

 

The Accuracy of Video Capsule Endoscopy to Detect Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Nidhi Shah; Chen Chen; Maxine LeSaux; Rebecca Siegel; Yan Ma; Andrew C. Meltzer

 

Evaluation of a Virtual Reality Intervention on Fatigue, Alertness, Stress among Emergency Medicine Residents

Koumudi Thirunagaru; Andie Marczewski; Saeid Amini; Ali Pourmand; Neal Sikka

 

Orthopaedic Injuries Related to the Segway® Personal Transporter™

Jeffrey H. Weinreb; Jason Kappa; Daniel Gerscovich; Keith Boniface; James N. DeBritz

 

Implementing Medication Assisted Treatment in Harm Reduction Organizations: A Review of Current Literature and Recommendations

Tulha Siddiqi; Natalie Kirilichin

 

Motivational Interviewing to Treat Substance Abuse Disorders in the Emergency Department: A Scoping Review

Natalie Sullivan; Andrew Meltzer

 

Adult CPR Video Review Improves Resident Knowledge

Jennifer Rabjohns; Anahita Rahimi-Saber; Evan Kuhl; C. Robin Lanam; Natalie Sullivan; Patrick McCarville; Christopher Payette; Andrew Sparks; David Yamane

 

What Resources Do Indian Emergency Medicine Providers Access in the Treatment of Acute Toxic Ingestions?

Katherine Douglass; Michelle Feltes; Janice Blanchard; Jung Yeon Kim; Amelia Pousson

 

Improving Use of Ultrasound in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation to Minimize Duration of Pulse Checks

Christopher Payette; Patrick McCarville; Andrew Sparks; Aaran Drake; David Yamane

 

Ketamine Sedation for Acute Agitation in an Emergency Setting

Natalie Sullivan; Andrew Meltzer; Rebecca Seigel; Ma Yan

 

Connect ER: A Technology Enhanced Post-ED Follow-Up Program

Charles Hartley; Neal Sikka

 

Attitudes Toward Electronic Sexual Health Assessments Among Adolescents in the Emergency Department

Steven Langerman; Gia Badolato; Monika Goyal

 

Novel In-vitro Model for Assessment of Biofilm Formation by Uropathogens

Benjamin Wei; Lam Sam Johnson; Kristina Ivanova; Tzanko Tsanov; John E. Lafleur

 

Pediatric Prescription Fill Rate for Bacterial Infections after Discharge from the Pediatric Emergency Department

Annabelle Croskey; Gia M. Badolato; Monica K. Goyal; Kristen Breslin; Deena A. Berkowitz

 

Reporting Persons With Mental Health Issues: Prospective Study on Gun Control Innovation

Tiffany Goncalves; Aidan Neustadtl; Ali Pourmand; Alan Neustadtl; Dave Milzman

 

The Need for Public Awareness in the Washington D.C. Community for Witnessed Cardiac Arrest

Patrick McCarville; Christopher Payette; Andrew D. Sparks; David Yamane

 

PsychED: Improving Psychiatric Care in the ED

Mindy Park; Ian Johnson; Kelly King; Sara Teichholz; Jessica Morgenstern; Han Yue; Scott Spangler; Danya Anouti; Vanessa Torres-Llenza

 

Utilization of Video Review Improves Resident Education and Patient Care in Cardiac Arrest

Evan Kuhl; David Yamane; Anahita Rahimi-Saber; Chris Payette; Jennifer Rabjohns; Natalie Sullivan; Patrick McCarville; Robin Lanam

 

Implications of Using a Risk-Stratification Score on Chest Pain Admissions

Mohammad Shirazi; Evan Kuhl; Taher Tayeb; Shant Ayanian

 

Resident Physician Response to New Research Measured by Utilization of Balanced Crystalloid vs. Normal Saline

Leah Steckler; Ivy Benjenk; David Yamane

 

High Number of Negative Radiographs for Suspected Tibial Shaft Fracture Adds Expense and Increases Patient Throughput Time in the Emergency Department

Safa Fassihi; Alexandra Bingnear; Catherine Gannon; Shomik Sarkar; James DeBritz

 

The Development of an Emergency Medicine Residency in Kigali, Rwanda

Taylor Wahrenbrock; Allen Webb; Gabin Mbanjumucyo; Shama Patel; Vinay Sharma