Integrated Residency in Emergency Medicine

Edward Fieg, D.O., Director

Emergency Medicine Journal Club Meetings for 2011-2012

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Journal Club CAT Journal Assignments 2011-2012


Topics for 2011-2012

July 12, 2011: Why do we give fluid boluses in pediatric sepsis? A look into the literature behind the PALS dogma.
Host: James Olson, Ph.D.
Discussion Leader: James Manley, M.D.

August 16, 2011: Detection of blast-related traumatic brain injury with negative initial imaging.
Host: James Brown, M.D. M.M.M.
Discussion Leader: Brooke McCarthy, D.O.

September 13, 2011: Are hemostatic agents or dressings worth the cost for civilian EMS use in victim of penetrating trauma?
Host: John Wightman, M.D.
Discussion Leaders: Pablo Medina, M.D., and Jacqueline Percy, M.D.

October 11, 2011: Should TXA be incorporated into prehospital/hospital trauma protocols?
Host: Glenn Hamilton, M.D., M.S.M.
Discussion Leader: Kevin Juozapavicius, D.O.

November 9, 2011: What is the cardiovascular risk associated with NSAID use?
Host: Stacey Poznanski, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Benjamin Mack, M.D.

December 13, 2011: Should thrombolytic be considered in patients who meet criteria for sub-massive pulmonary embolism?
Host: Tim Janz, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Deborah Ozner, D.O.

January 17, 2012: Comparison of urethral/cervical swab and culture versus urine PCR for gonorrhea and chlamydia testing in the ER.
Host: Jason Pickett, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Cory Long, M.D.

February 21, 2012:  Antibiotic versus placebo for prevention of postoperative infection after appendectomy.
Host: Jonathan Singer, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Linda Hinkelman, M.D.

March 13, 2012: Should minocycline be used in the Emergency Department on individuals presenting with ischemic stroke?
Host: Brian Springer, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Daniel Giltner, M.D.

April 12, 2012: In patients with return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest, does hyperoxia, as compared with normoxia, lead to increased mortality after the event?
Host: Ryan Mihata, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Michelle Hosta, M.D.

May 1, 2012: In patients presenting with lacerations, does sterile technique decrease wound infections after repair?
Host: John Wightman, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Christina Boncek, M.D.

June 14, 2012: In well appearing children between 3 months and 36 months old, who have fever without a source, what is the risk of occult bacteremia?
Host: Ed Fieg, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Gene Corson, M.D.