Archive of Topics

Nov 1, 2017
Comparison of 10 mg vs 30 mg of Intravenous Ketorolac in the Management of Renal Colic in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dr. Jen Chao, UBC RCPS-EM Residency Program, Department of Emergency Medicine
Oct 4, 2017
Perceptions of Emergency Medicine Journal Club (PoEM-Club): A Mixed-Methods Study on Journal Club Attitudes from Program Representatives and Residents
Dr. Daniel Ting, UBC RCPS-EM Residency Program, Department of Emergency Medicine
Sept 20, 2017
Does the Packaging of Content Affect Assessment of its Reliability?
Dr. James Heilman, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
May 17, 2017
Rapid Agitation Control with Ketamine in the Emergency Department (RACKED): A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dr. David Barbic, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
April 19, 2017
The Nursing Shift: Measuring the Effect of Inter-Professional Education on Medical Students in the ED
Dr. Skye Crawford, UBC RCPS-EM Residency Program, Department of Emergency Medicine
Feb 15, 2017
Patient Outcomes after Surgical vs Medical Management of Acute Renal Colics
Dr. Grant Innes, Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Jan 18, 2017
Novel Methods of Managing Opioid Overdoses
Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer, Associate Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine

Nov 16, 2016
VGH Low-Risk Troponin Study: Accelerated Diagnostic Protocol for Rapid Rule-Out of ACS in the ED
Dr. Morris Pudek, Clinical Professor, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Dr. Sophia Wong, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Sept 21, 2016
Emergency Physicians Recording Patients' Data with Personal Mobile Devices
Dr. Brittany Beingessner, UBC RCPS-EM Residency Program
June 15, 2016
Dexamethasone for Reduction of Pediatric Migraine Recurrence: A Double-Blind RCT
Dr. David Migneault, Emergency Physician, Vancouver General Hospital and Dr. Kerry Walker, UBC RCPS-EM Residency Program
April 20, 2016
Electronic Discharge Instructions from the ED
Dr. Josh Koczerginski, UBC RCPS-EM Residency Program and Dr. Kendall Ho, Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine and Director, eHealth Strategy Office
Feb 17, 2016
Pill Talk: When, Where and How Should it Happen?
Dr. Corinne Hohl, Associate Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine
Jan 20, 2016
Does the Provision of Intravenous Morphine to Patients Presenting with Acute STEMI Lead to Worse Mortality and Morbidity?
Dr. David Barbic, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

Dec 16, 2015
Intranasal Tranexamic Acid for Epistaxis: A Double Blind RCT
Daniel Esau, Medical Student, UBC & Dr. Jeff Brubacher, Associate Professor, UBC; ED Research Director, Vancouver General Hospital
Nov 18, 2015
Applications of Operations Research in Emergency Medicine
Timothy CY Chan, PhD Canada Research Chair in Novel Optimization & Analytics in Health; Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Oct 21, 2015
The BC Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Trial for Refractory Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Brian Grunau MD, Emergency Physician, St. Paul's Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine; Scientist, Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcomes Sciences
Sept 16, 2015
Pre-hospital Analgesia with Intranasal Ketamine
Dr. Kelsey Innes, R3 Resident, UBC Royal College EM Training Program
Vancouver General Hospital
March 18, 2015
BCAS Airway Management Standardization Study
Dr. Jan Trojanowski, Clinical Instructor, DEM and Attending Physician
Vancouver General Hospital
Feb 18, 2015
Intranasal vs Intravenous Ketamine for Acute Suicidality: A Non-Inferiority
Dr. Gary Andolfatto, ED Research Director
Lion's Gate Hospital

Oct 15, 2014
Fee For Service vs Alternate Payment Models for Emergency Physician Remuneration
Dr. H. Paul Johar
Emergency Physician, Burnaby General Hospital
Sept 17, 2014
How to Get the Message Across:
Electronic Adverse Drug Event Reporting
Dr. Corinne Hohl, Associate Professor, DEM UBC
Dr. Ellen Balka, Professor, School of Communications, SFU
June 18, 2014
The Association of Moxifloxacin Use and False Negative TB Sputum Cultures
Dr Barret Rush, Resident, UBC Internal Medicine Program
May 21, 2014
Early Analgesia Protocol in the ED
Dr. Gary Andolfatto, ED Research Director
Lion's Gate Hospital
April 16, 2014
Ketofol versus Fentofol for procedural sedation of Children 3 to 17 years old – A double-blind randomized controlled trial
Vikram Sabhaney, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital
February 19, 2014
Management of VTE in the Emergency Department: Opportunities for Improvement
Dr. Devin Harris, Assistant Professor, DEM
Dr. Daljit Ghag, Emergency Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, St. Paul's Hospital
January 22, 2014
Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Functional Status After Ischemic Stroke
Dr. David W. Harrison, Clinical Associate Professor, DEM; Medical Manager, VGH Hyperbaric Unit

November 20, 2013
HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in the ED
Dr. Shannon O'Donnell, Clinical Instructor, DEM
October 16, 2013
Effect of the 2010 ACLS Guidelines on the Use of Atropine in Cardiac Arrest
Dr. Matthew Kwok, Clinical Assistant Professor, DEM
Dr. Ka Wai Cheung, Assistant Professor, DEM
September 18, 2013
General ED Overcrowding: What About The Children?
Dr. Quynh Doan, BC Children's Hospital
June 19, 2013
Effect of Time to Target Temperature in Cardiac Arrest Survivors Treated with Therapeutic Hypothermia
Dr. Brian Grunau, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine
May 15, 2013
Novel Approaches to Improve Learner Evaluations
Dr. Caroline Tyson DEM RCPS-EM Assistant Residency Director
February 20, 2013
Effect of Antibiotics on Blood Culture Positivity in ED Patients with Sepsis
Dr. David Sweet, Clinical Assistant Professor, DEM
Dr. Matt Cheng, R2 UBC Internal Medicine Residency Training Program
January 23, 2013
Factors Influencing Decision to Attend a Pediatric Emergency Department
Dr. Victoria Smith, R2 UBC Family Medicine Residency Program

November 21, 2012
Use of ED Ultrasound for the Detection of Lower Extremity DVT
Dr. Jonathan Theoret Clinical Instructor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine
October 17, 2012
FEARS 1: Frail Elderly Admission Rate Study
Dr. Jeff Eppler, Kelowna General Hospital
Dr. Erin McEachern, R2 UBC Family Practise Residency Program
September 19, 2012
INKA: Intranasal Ketamine For Analgesia
Dr. Gary Andolfatto, ED Research Director, Lion's Gate Hospital