2017 Abstract Award Winners

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Ian Stiell
MD FRCPC ABEM
Grant Innes Research Paper and Presentation Award
Creation of the Canadian Heart Failure Risk Scale for Acute Heart Failure Patients
Shannon Fernando
MD
Top Resident Research Abstract Award
Initial Serum Lactate Predicts Deterioration in Emergency Department Patients with Sepsis
Leila Salehi
MD CCFP(EM)
Top New Investigator Abstract Award
A descriptive analysis of ED Length of Stay of admitted patients ‘boarded’ in the emergency department
Amy Plint
MD MSc FRCPC
Top Pediatric Abstract Award
How safe are our pediatric emergency departments? A multicentre, prospective cohort study
Sameer Sharif
MD
CAEP-CanVECTOR Research Abstract Award
Optimizing the use of CT scanning for Pulmonary Embolism in the Emergency Department
Eddy Lang
MD CCFP(EM)
CAEP-CanVECTOR Research Abstract Award
Substantial variation in CTPE ordering patterns and diagnostic yield in a large group of specialty-trained emergency physicians

Paula Sneath
Top Education Innovation Abstract Award
GridlockED: an emergency medicine game and teaching tool

Dana Stewart
Top Medical Student Abstract Award
Are EMS offload delay patients at increased risk of adverse outcomes?
Michael Beyea
MD
Resident Research Abstract Award
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the Emergency Department for Resuscitation of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patients: A Systematic Review
Alexis Cournoyer
MD
Resident Research Abstract Award
For Patients Suffering from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest, is Survival Influenced by the Capabilities of the Receiving Hospital?
Adam Harris
MD
Resident Research Abstract Award
Emergency department procedural sedation in elderly patients
Sameer Masood
MD
Resident Research Abstract Award
Did the Choosing Wisely Canada Campaign Work? A Retrospective Analysis of its Impact on Emergency Department Imaging Utilization for Head Injuries
Allison McConnell
MD
Resident Research Abstract Award
Prehospital adverse events associated with nitroglycerin use in STEMI patients with right ventricle infarction
Luke Taylor
MD
Resident Research Abstract Award
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
Cristian Toarta
MD
Resident Research Abstract Award
Syncope Prognosis Based on Emergency Department Diagnosis: A Prospective Cohort Study
Sameer Masood
MD
Resident Research Abstract Award
Did the Choosing Wisely Canada Campaign Work? A Retrospective Analysis of its Impact on Emergency Department Imaging Utilization for Head Injuries