Congratulations to Dr. Frank LoVecchio, Vice Chairman for Research, on his recent publication entitled Elderly Woman With Painful Swollen Fingers, in the March 2017 issue of Annals of Emergency Medicine. This is a case report of a 75-year-old woman with history of Raynaud's phenomenon; the publication includes some great photos of her presentation. (Link)
Congratulations to Dr. J. Fisher, alum Melody Glenn, and University of Arizona MS4 Olivia Zoph, on these two abstracts that were recently presented at the National Association of EMS Physicians in New Orleans:
Advanced Emergency Telemedicine Service Reduces Unnecessary Emergency Medical Service Transports And Emergency Department Visits From Skilled Nursing Facilities. Jonathan Fisher; Timothy Peck; Katie Davis; XaioSong MU; Claritza Rios; Michael Hartman; Erika Green; Andrew Moczula; Dara Kass; Kevin Biese, Maricopa Medical Center - University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
State Regulation Of Community Paramedicine Programs: A National Analysis Melody Glenn; Olivia Zoph; Kim Weidenaar, JD; Leila Barraza, JD, MPH; Jonathan Fisher, MD, MPH, University of California San Francisco
Congratulations to Dr. Fisher for winning the third annual ugly sweater contest!
Congratulations to cookie contest winners!
• Dr. Guynes for winning worst of show.
• Dr. Carter for winning second runner up.
• Dr. Reeder for winning first runner up.
• Dr. Fisher for winning best of show.
Dr. Christian Dameff gives Clinical Informatics Grand Rounds at University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix campus
Congratulations to Dr. Christian Dameff, current chief resident, on being invited to give grand rounds today at the Phoenix campus of the University of Arizona College of Medicine!
Watch the talk here: https://arizona.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=aabd7744-557c-459e-ac91-a26d3b8cad3f
Congratulations to Dr. Dan Quan and various members of our pediatric emergency medicine staff on their recent publication in Pediatric Emergency Care entitled Cost Minimization Analysis of Different Strategies of Management of Clinically Significant Scorpion Envenomation Among Pediatric Patients. Quoting from the conclusion in the abstract, "For children with scorpion envenomation, use of a management strategy based on serial dosing of antivenom titrated to clinical response is less costly than a strategy of initial use of full-dose antivenom."
Read the full article here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27749795
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