Department Blog - September 2014

Posted 9/29/2014 by Linda Kesselring

Cardiovascular Emergencies Book Published by ACEP

Dr. Amal Mattu's newest book, Cardiovascular Emergencies, has been published by the American College of Emergency Physicians. The 21 chapters in this textbook discuss the cardiovascular conditions commonly encountered in the emergency department, “hot topics” such as bedside echocardiography and post-arrest care, and special populations (patients with cancer, HIV, pulmonary hypertension, and implanted devices; pregnant women; and transplant recipients). The concluding chapter discusses risk-management strategies in clinical practice. Chapters were contributed by EM faculty members John Greenwood, MD, Siamak Moayedi, MD, Semhar Tewelde, MD, Mercedes Torres, MD, amd Michael Winters, MD. The manuscripts were copyedited by Linda Kesselring, MS, ELS, our department's technical editor and writer.

Posted 9/25/2014 by Linda Kesselring

Team-Based ED Staffing Model

Congratulations to Drs. J.V. Nable, John Greenwood, Mike Abraham, Michael Bond, and Mike Winters, whose article titled "Implementation of a Team-Based Physician Staffing Model at an Academic Emergency Department" was pubished in the September issue of the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine.

Posted 9/4/2014 by Linda Kesselring

Dr. Mattu Lectures in Tampa

Amal Mattu, MD, was the Grand Rounds lecturer at the University of South Florida on August 28. He presented "Everyday Leadership: Secrets of Great Minds Through the Ages" for the emergency medicine program and: "Low Risk Chest Pain: Mythology, Mortality, and Malpractice" for the internal medicine program.

Posted 9/2/2014 by Linda Kesselring

Bryan Hayes Becomes AACT Fellow

Bryan Hayes, PharmD, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. This highest level of peer recognition within the organization acknowledges longstanding commitment to the field of toxicology and to the Academy.