Emergency Medicine Research Group


June 8, 2023 - CT scan results help predict which mini-strokes lead to major strokes
March 7, 2023 - How should patients with acute heart failure be monitored? This tool can help.
January 11, 2023 - When a heart won’t start, some defibrillation strategies work better than others
January 3, 2023 - Healthcare crises affect how survivors of sexual assault seek help
July 20, 2022 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital awarded 19 CIHR grants worth more than $12 million
September 8, 2021 - Outpatient clinic linked to 40% decrease in return ED visits for cellulitis
April 22, 2021 - Experts on call: How to survive and thrive after a medical emergency
February 4, 2021 - Fewer domestic violence and sexual assault survivors presented for care in Ottawa EDs during the 2020 spring lockdown
February 3, 2021 - Tool predicts which mini-strokes could lead to major strokes
May 14, 2020 - When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem? This tool can tell
May 14, 2020 - Updated Ottawa Rules app could help doctors predict strokes, catch deadly brain bleeds
April 29, 2020 - Researchers and research staff honoured for outstanding work in cancer clinical trials, emergency medicine, cell sorting and tissue collection
February 19, 2020 - Pilot project allows Ottawa paramedics to provide palliative care at home
January 30, 2020 - Intravenous drugs can often rapidly restore normal heart rhythm without sedation, shocks
January 7, 2020 - Ottawa doctor recognized as one of the top emergency medicine researchers in Canada
December 11, 2019 - New scientist profile: Dr. Krishan Yadav aims to improve care for skin infections
July 22, 2019 - Alcohol-related ED visits disproportionately increasing in women and young adults
July 18, 2019 - More than 52,000 sexual assault cases treated in Ontario hospitals during 15-year period
March 22, 2019 - Clinicians at The Ottawa Hospital launch 14 innovative projects to improve health-care delivery, thanks to funding from TOHAMO and The Ottawa Hospital’s Research Institute
January 21, 2019 - How long do people need to be monitored after fainting?
December 3, 2018 - Decision tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death, serious complications
October 17, 2018 - Made-in-Ottawa rule helps patients with neck injuries in the emergency department
August 7, 2018 - Not sure if you can give good CPR? New data shows you probably can
March 9, 2018 - $5.5 million to help save lives when the heart stops and standardize care for rapid heartbeat
November 22, 2017 - Emergency medicine pioneer receives Health Research Foundation Medal of Honour
November 22, 2017 - Need a CT scan for a head injury? Ottawa rule now included in app
November 13, 2017 - When is a headache a sign of a deadly brain bleed? Ottawa rule could improve diagnosis and save lives
August 10, 2017 - Monitoring catches fainting patient’s irregular heartbeat
July 6, 2017 - Emergency medicine group wins national awards
April 20, 2017 - Ottawa emergency physicians receive $2.65 M for heart arrhythmia research
March 16, 2017 - Ottawa Heart Failure Risk Scale could save lives and reduce adverse events
January 30, 2017 - Rule could take 1/3 of chest pain patients off emergency department heart monitors
October 12, 2016 - Ottawa researchers take the lead in reducing unnecessary procedures in emergency department
July 4, 2016 - When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem?
June 29, 2016 - Bringing the beat back: $900k grant to help researchers compare fixes for rapid heartbeat
June 8, 2016 - Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony
May 9, 2016 - Does this ankle need an X-ray? There’s an app for that
January 20, 2016 - $3M research initiative aims to improve survival after cardiac arrest and trauma
January 13, 2016 - When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem? $730,000 grant to help researchers find out
January 13, 2016 - Top medical journal recognizes practice-changing research at The Ottawa Hospital
December 22, 2015 - Ambitious research initiative aims to significantly increase Canadian survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest
November 26, 2015 - CPR by medics: Keep pumping or stop for rescue breathing?
November 12, 2015 - Dr. Ian Stiell leads the country in emergency medicine research, with $2.1M CIHR grant
October 14, 2015 - Ottawa Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Rule could save $25 Million in Ontario
June 30, 2015 - $1.5M grant could improve care for trauma patients and save $10M per year
April 1, 2015 - Tender Loving Research saving lives of people with cardiac arrest
February 18, 2015 - Ottawa COPD Risk Scale could save Ontario $115M over 3 years
April 15, 2014 - U.S. emergency rooms adopting made-in-Ottawa diagnostic procedures
February 18, 2014 - New tool identifies high-risk lung patients: Ottawa COPD Risk Scale
September 25, 2013 - New clinical decision rule could reduce misdiagnosis of deadly brain bleeding
January 26, 2012 - Ottawa Hospital researchers help launch two new clinical trials to evaluate CPR and drugs after sudden cardiac arrest
August 31, 2011 - World’s largest cardiac arrest trial shows longer period of initial CPR by paramedics and firefighters provides no benefit
November 18, 2009 - Improving care for people with neck injuries: Ottawa hospital-led study paves the way for worldwide adoption of Canadian C-Spine Rule
March 26, 2009 - The NHLBI halts study of concentrated saline for patients with shock due to lack of survival benefit
April 21, 2008 - Massive Ontario paramedic study shows Basic Life Support as good as Advanced Life Support for patients with major trauma
May 24, 2007 - Respiratory treatment by paramedics crucial, study says
May 23, 2007 - Advanced paramedic care for respiratory distress saves lives, according to world’s largest study
March 27, 2007 - More energy better when multiple shocks required to restart the heart
September 6, 2006 - University of Ottawa supports health research through creation of three new Chairs:
University Health Research Chairs will support research in emergency medicine, neuromuscular disorders, and gene regulation
August 1, 2006 - Focus on emergency medicine research
May 18, 2006 - Ottawa cardiac arrest and brain hemorrhage studies to be presented at international conference
March 24, 2006 - Improving survival from cardiac arrest and severe trauma is at the heart of "ROC": The new launched Canada-U.S. Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium
September 22, 2005 - Teach CPR to spouses, neighbours of likely heart attack victims: expert: Chance of survival increases four-fold with immediate action, conference hears