Current Research

 

  • A randomized controlled trial comparing prescribed light exercise to standard management for emergency department patients with acute mild traumatic brain injury.

  • Ornge Transport Epi Project

  • Management of patients on OAT with acute pain

  • Systematic Review of cost of ED care for ambulatory problems

  • The FALLS Study

  • Making Clinical Decisions in the Era of Clinical Decision Rules

  • Comparative effectiveness of systemic analgesia for adults presenting to the emergency department with acute traumatic extremity injury: A systematic review and network meta-analysis

  • Rates of ordering lumbosacral spinal imaging and narcotic prescription in patients presenting to the emergency department with non-traumatic low back pain with no red flags or pathologic indicators

  • Ontario ED Return Visit Quality Program Evaluation

  • Pathways to Peers: Making the connection between ED and community mental health services for young adults with mental health needs.

  • Emergency Department Management and Disposition of Young Adults with Mental Health Complaints

  • A randomized, controlled comparison of electrical versus pharmacological cardioversion for emergency department patients with recent onset atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter

  • CHFRS-2 Study to Validate the Canadian Heart Failure Risk Scale in the ED   

  • Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency Room (The AFTER Study): Prospective Validation of the Clinical Decision Instruments

  • ED ultrasonographic regional anesthesia to prevent incident delirium in hip fracture patients (EDU –RAPID)

  • A blinded, randomized controlled trial of opioid analgesics for the management of acute fracture pain in older adults discharged from the emergency department

  • Maximising Ageing Using Volunteer Engagement in the Emergency Department: A Retrospective Chart Review 

  • Development of an innovative web-based educational program to teach the management of alcohol withdrawal

  • The impact of a provincial electronic CTAS decision support system on CTAS reliability and triage time

  • Triaging with eCTAS - a Mixed Methods Study

  • The impact of a provincial electronic CTAS decision support system on nursing triage process

  • Prospective validation of an iOS app to evaluate tremor in patients with alcohol withdrawal syndrome

  • Mental Illness Care in the Emergency Department (MIC-ED): A Patients’ Perspective

  • Experiences of early pregnancy complications in emergency departments and early pregnancy clinics of Toronto hospitals

  • Services for Patients Experiencing Early Pregnancy Loss or Threatened Early Pregnancy Loss:  A Survey of Ontario Hospitals.

  • Outcomes of patients presenting to the emergency departments with first trimester bleeding or abdominal pain.

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