4157.0 Emergency Medicine and Disaster Response Posters I

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to provide participants with new research findings that pertain to emergency medicine and disaster response. Posters presented include diverse topics such as the use of the emergency room for non-emergent care, spinal cord injuries, and management issues. Professionals engaged in emergency medicine and disaster planning research and practice will gain relevant information about the data sources, methods, and new findings that can inform their work.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe three challenges to emergency medicine and disaster response. 2. Identify two strategies for improving emergency medicine and disaster response.

Board 2
Impact of rural trauma system implementation on care of patients with spinal cord injuries
Cara J. Hamann, MPH, James Torner, PhD, Tracy Young, MS, John Fiedler, RN and Kirk E. Schmitt, Bureau Chief
Board 3
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Training Collaborative: Managing the Nationwide Collaboration of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Training Professionals
Demitra C. Adams, MPH, CHES, NoŽl Bazini-Barakat, RN, MSN, MPH, Emily O. Smith, MPH, Ernesto O. Hinojos, MPH and Michelle A. Bosshard, MPH
Board 4
Gap analysis of disaster training for EMS Personnel in Alabama
Lisa C. McCormick, MPH, Ziad Kazzi, MD, Michael Poole, MSPH and Valerie A. Yeager, MPH, MPhil
Board 5
Emergency Medicine Clinicians Reported Pregnancy Related Drug Information Resources
Lindsay Stansfield, PharmD, Victor Cohen, PharmD, Samantha Jellinek, PharmD and Antonios Likourezos, MA, MPH
Board 6
Testing the Sensitivity of the New York University Emergency Department Algorithm to Detect Changes in Emergency Department Usage Patterns
Kari Jones, PhD, Reidar Hagtvedt, PhD, Hannah D. Paxton, RN, BSN, William Bond, MD and Jeff Etchason, MD
Board 7
Public health emergency preparedness websites: 50 state assessment
Curtis E. Cummings, MD, MPH, Linh M. Duong, MPH and Marcia Polansky, MSW ScD
Board 8
Household compliance with emergency water storage recommendations in California
Melissa M. Kelley, MS, Michele Marie Wood, PhD, Megumi Kano, DrPH and Linda B. Bourque, PhD
Board 9
Evolution of analgesia in EMS: A comparison of narcotic analgesia pre and post standing orders
Erik Rueckmann, MD, Courtney Marie Cora Jones, MPH, David Peters, MD and Manish N. Shah, MD, MPH
Board 10
Disparities in emergency room waititng times for chest pain patients
Patrick Neubert, MSPH, MSSA, LSW, Adam J. Atherly, PhD, Kimberly J. Rask, MD, PhD and Laura M. Gaydos, PhD

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Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services