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Jeff Perry, MD, MSc, CCFP-EM
613-798-5555 ext 18763
jperry@ohri.ca

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When is a headache a sign of a deadly brain bleed? Ottawa rule could improve diagnosis and save lives
November 13, 2017 - More than 150,000 people visit Canadian emergency departments each year because of a headache. While it usually isn’t serious, in 1-3 percent of cases a bad ...
Ottawa Heart Failure Risk Scale could save lives and reduce adverse events
March 16, 2017 - More than one million people come to Canadian and U.S. emergency departments each year with acute heart failure. Many of these people will experience a serious ...
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $27 million from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 13 research projects
August 19, 2016 - Thirteen teams at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded more than $27 million in the latest round of ...
When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem?
July 4, 2016 - Researchers develop new screening tool to help emergency physicians A simple ...
Bringing the beat back: $900k grant to help researchers compare fixes for rapid heartbeat
June 29, 2016 - It’s common for doctors in medical dramas to use a defibrillator to shock a patient back to life. However, the same machine can also help a heart ...
Ottawa Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Rule could save $25 Million in Ontario
October 14, 2015 - With headache as its predominant symptom, subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) can be challenging to diagnose. It is estimated that close to 50 patients presenting ...
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $28M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 22 research projects
July 28, 2015 - Twenty-two teams at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded more than $28 million in research grants from ...
Improving diagnosis of dangerous brain bleeds with two simple measurements
March 4, 2015 - Drs. Jeff Perry and Ian Stiell recently published a paper ...
New clinical decision rule could reduce misdiagnosis of deadly brain bleeding
September 25, 2013 - Researchers from Ottawa, Canada have developed a simple clinical decision rule that may help emergency doctors identify which patients with headache have a ...