Emergency Medicine Residency Program Awards and Achievements

Stanley Conklin Research Day, The Guthrie Clinic, April 24, 2020

  • First Place for Oral Presentation of Original Research: Zachary E. Dewar, MD
    A comparison of hand-held ultrasound versus traditional ultrasound for acquisition of RUSH views in healthy volunteers
    Joseph Wu, BA; Hunter Hughes, Anis Adnani, BA; Gregory Christiansen, DO; Lon Ovedovitz, MD; Jon C. Rittenberger, MD, MS

Publications

A Comparison of Handheld Ultrasound versus Traditional Ultrasound for Acquisition of RUSH Views in Healthy Volunteers;
Dewar, ZE, Wu, J, Hughes, H, Adnani, A, Christiansen, G, Ovedovitz, L, Rittenberger, JC
Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open
2020 Nov https://doi.org/10.1002/emp2.12322

Rare aetiology of abdominal pain: contained abscess secondary to perforated jejunal diverticulitis.
Yeung E, Kumar V, Dewar Z, Behm R.BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Sep 2;13(9):e235974. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-235974.PMID: 32878834

Continuous Neuromuscular Blockade Following Successful Resuscitation From Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Trial.
Moskowitz A, Andersen LW, Rittenberger JC, Swor R, Seethala RR, Kurz MC, Berg KM, Chase M, Cocchi MN, Grossestreuer AV, Liu X, Holmberg MJ, Callaway CW, Donnino MW.J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Sep;9(17):e017171. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.017171. Epub 2020 Aug 27.PMID: 32851921 

The prognostic performance of brain ventricular characteristic differ according to sex, age, and time after cardiac arrest in comatose out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors.
Lee BK, Callaway CW, Coppler PJ, Rittenberger JC; Pittsburgh Post-Cardiac Arrest Service.Resuscitation. 2020 Sep;154:69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.05.031. Epub 2020 Jun 3.PMID: 32504766

Unsupervised learning of early post-arrest brain injury phenotypes.
Elmer J, Coppler PJ, May TL, Hirsch K, Faro J, Solanki P, Brown M, Puyana JS, Rittenberger JC, Callaway CW.Resuscitation. 2020 Aug;153:154-160. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.05.051. Epub 2020 Jun 9.PMID: 32531403

Risk factors for unplanned ICU admission after emergency department holding orders
Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open
Dewar, Z. E., Kirchner, H. L., & Rittenberger, J. C.
2020 July, 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1002/emp2.12203

Contact chemical burn of the hand caused by xylene: A case report.
Dewar ZE, Christiansen G.J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2020 May 8;1(3):289-291. doi: 10.1002/emp2.12079. eCollection 2020 Jun.PMID: 33000046 

State-of-the-art considerations in post-arrest care.
Sonnier M, Rittenberger JC.J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2020 Mar 8;1(2):107-116. doi: 10.1002/emp2.12022. eCollection 2020 Apr.PMID: 33000021 .

Hand-off bundle implementation associated with decreased medical errors and preventable adverse events on an academic family medicine in-patient unit: A pre-post study.
Zachary Dewar, MD, Theresa Yurkonis, DO, & Maximos Attia, MD
Medicine, (2019), 98(40), e17459. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000017459

State‐of‐the‐art considerations in post‐arrest care
Michael Sonnier MD 
Jon C. Rittenberger MD, MS

Contact chemical burn of the hand caused by xylene: A case report.
Dewar, ZE, Christiansen, G.
JACEP Open. 2020; 1– 3. doi.org: 10.1002/emp2.12079

Hand-off bundle implementation associated with decreased medical errors and preventable adverse events on an academic family medicine in-patient unit: A pre-post study.
Zachary Dewar, MD, Theresa Yurkonis, DO, & Maximos Attia, MD
Medicine, (2019), 98(40), e17459. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000017459