Department Blog

Posted 5/12/2020 by Deborah Stein

Pregnant--and Treating COVID-19

Michele Callahan, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, and Tu Carol Nguyen, DO, Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were featured in:


Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was interviewed on CNN Newsroom about her work treating coronavirus patients on April 11, 2020, and on the importance of having an advance care plan in place on April 19, 2020. For those who are interested in creating their own advance care plans, the National Institutes of Health has a good overview of advance care planning and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization offers links to state-specific advance directive forms.


Quincy Tran, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the authors of “Sedation Patterns and Hyperosmolar Therapy in Emergency Departments Were Associated With Blood Pressure Variability and Outcome in Patients With Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage,” which was accepted for publication in Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock in November 2019.


Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was the author of “ER Doctor: Your End-of-Life Care Plan Can Help Save Time and Lives Amid Coronavirus” (full text available), a USA Today opinion published April 9, 2020


Posted 5/7/2020 by Deborah Stein

Against the Flow: Pulmonary Embolism

Aleta Hong, MD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was sole author of “Against the Flow: Pulmonary Embolism” (subscription required), which was published in the American College of Emergency Physician’s continuing medical education publication, Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, in March 2020.


Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was the author of “I Am a Doctor Treating Coronavirus Patients - and Expecting a Baby” (full text available), a Baltimore Sun commentary published April 28, 2020.

 


Quincy Tran, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the authors of “Outcome Predictors for Severely Brain-Injured Patients Directly Admitted or Transferred From Emergency Departments to a Trauma Center” (full text available), which was published in World Journal of Emergency Medicine in April 2020.

 


Posted 5/5/2020 by Deborah Stein

Vitamin C for Septic Shock?

Mike Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the discussants in the “Vitamin C for Septic Shock?” episode of the twice-monthly podcast, Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, published March 27, 2020. Full audio, along with a companion handout, is available to paid subscribers.

 


Posted 5/4/2020 by Deborah Stein

Bond Awarded MD ACEP Physician of the Year

Michael Bond, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was awarded Physician of the Year by the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians on March 12, 2020.


Posted 5/1/2020 by Deborah Stein

Developing Clinical Decision Support Problem Maps

Michael Grasso, MD, PhD, FACP, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, hosted a meeting of the Clinical Decision Support Working Group on March 10, 2020. The meeting included a presentation by Andrea Pitkus, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, a Clinical Terminology Domain Expert at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, giving a brief overview of the Problem Maps Consortium (PCM) Project, which is developing clinical decision support Problem Maps to alleviate the clinical burden of using electronic health records and reduce clinicians' cognitive load.