Department Blog - June 2020

Posted 6/30/2020 by Deborah Stein

Two Pulmonary Emboli in a Psych Pod

Kyle Fischer, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, and Angela Smedley, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Two Pulmonary Emboli in a Psych Pod,” which was published in Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open on April 7, 2020.


Mike Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the discussants in the twice-monthly podcast, Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, episode “HFNC [High-Flow Nasal Cannula] in COVID-19 Patients – Helpful or Harmful?” published May 26, 2020.


Mark Sutherland, MD, Resident; Sam Yarmis, MD, Resident; Dan Lemkin, MD, Assistant Professor; Mike Winters, MD, Professor; and Zachary Dezman, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “National Early Warning Score Is Modestly Predictive of Care Escalation after ED-to-Floor Admission,” which was accepted for publication in Journal of Emergency Medicine on March 21, 2020.


Amal Mattu, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the authors of “Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” a consensus statement published on behalf of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, the American College of Cardiology, and the American College of Emergency Physicians in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions on April 17, 2020, and in Journal of the American College of Cardiology on April 20, 2020.


Posted 6/24/2020 by Deborah Stein

55-Year-Old Male With Exertional Dyspnea

Eric Friedman, MD, Resident, David Gatz, MD, Instructor, Zachary Dezman, MD, Assistant Professor, and Laura Bontempo, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “55-Year-Old Male With Exertional Dyspnea,” which was published in Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine on April 23, 2020.


Gregory Jasani, MD, Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, was co-author of “The Dangers of Being a Doctor: Threatened by Those Who Seek Help,” an op-ed on workplace violence published in the Baltimore Sun on January 3, 2020.


Posted 6/22/2020 by Deborah Stein

COVID-19: Toxicities of Potential Therapies

Mike Winters, MD, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the discussants in the twice-monthly podcast, Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine, episode “COVID-19: Toxicities of Potential Therapies,” published May 13, 2020.


Zachary Dezman, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was among the authors of “The Impact of a New Casino on the Motor Vehicle Crash Patterns in Suburban Maryland,” which was accepted for publication in Accident Analysis and Prevention on April 13, 2020.


Quincy Tran, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, was third author of “Is Emphysematous Pyelitis a Precursor Lesion of Emphysematous Pyelonephritis? A Case Report of Bilateral Emphysematous Pyelitis Caused by Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Escherichia coli and Literature Review,” which was published in International Journal of Academic Medicine on March 27, 2020.


Posted 6/17/2020 by Deborah Stein

2020 Alumni Week--videos available

The Department of Emergency Medicine hosted a half-day Alumni Week conference on May 6, 2020, featuring past residents and current faculty presenting on various topics related to COVID-19 from their respective locations. Lecture topics included:

 


Zachary Dezman, MD, Assistant Professor, and Bradford Schwartz, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, were among the authors of “Notes from the Field: High Prevalence of Fentanyl Detected by the Maryland Emergency Department Drug Surveillance System — Baltimore, Maryland, 2019,” which was published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on June 12, 2020.