DEM Presentations at Western Regional SAEM

February 7, 2018

The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) was well-represented at the 21st Annual Western Regional Meeting of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), held at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2-3, 2018. Abstract oral presentations by faculty, fellows, residents, and students included:

Kate Hughes, DO, Medical Simulation Fellow - Computed Tomographic Pulmonary Angiography in Young Women
Christopher Gay, medical student -  Trained First-Year Medical Students Teach Emergency Procedures to their Peers
Georgia Perrian Baumann, MD, resident -  The Effects of Dexamethasone on the Time to Pain Resolution in Dental Apical Abscess
Elaine Situ-LaCasse, MD, clinical assistant professor - Can Emergency Physicians Perform Extended Compression Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Lower Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis?
Elaine Situ-LaCasse, MD - Evaluation of Gender Differences in Ultrasound Milestone Assessments during Emergency Medicine Residency Training
Helpees Guirguis, medical student - Can Medical Students Perform Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks After One-Day Training Session?
John Sakles, MD, professor - Use of an Airway Registry to Monitor and Improve the Safety of Airway Management in the Emergency Department
Garrett Pacheco, MD, clinical assistant professor - The Importance of First Pass Success During Prehospital Intubation
Nicholas Hurst, MD, clinical assistant professor - The Physiologically Difficult Airway is as Dangerous as the Anatomically Difficult Airway in Critically Ill Patients in the Emergency Department
Jeremiah Garrison, MD, chief resident - Decreasing Computed Tomography Use in Pediatric Blunt Abdominal Trauma:  A Clinical Decision Rule
Aubrey Bethel, MD, resident - Communication and Professionalism Education for Resident Interns in Emergency Medicine:  The ‘CoPE’ Project
Justin Eales, MD, resident - Emergency Medicine Residents’ Musculoskeletal knowledge Acquisition After Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Rotations
Robert Martinez, medical student; Rose Purtell and Emily Galloway, undergraduate students  - Transcutaneous Spectrophotometry to Empirically Evaluate Bruise Resolution across Age Groups
Tomas Nuño, PhD, research assistant professor - Effects of Protocolized Trauma Care on Outcomes of Medically Critically Ill Patients