Resurrection Medical Center

Research

Abstracts

AAEM photo submission. Aug 2016- Current

Rifenburg RP, Reilly R, Christos S. Utility of bedside echocardiography in cardiac arrest. ICEP Annual Meeting 2009.

Presentations

ICEP Nerve Block Course
Downers Grove, IL March 2019

ICEP US Course
Ultrasound Review
Downers Grove, IL 2007-present

Loyola Medical Student Workshop Series
Maywood, IL 2017-present

International US Applications
Cubulco, Guatemala
Nov 2018

US Review for the EM Doc
Hawkes Bay Hospital
Napier, New Zealand
Jan 2016

International EM Ultrasound Course
Pombas, Brazil
March 2015

ACEP Scientific Assembly
Trauma/FAST Ultrasound Skills Workshop
Boston, 2009
Chicago, 2008

Introduction to Bedside Echo
Gwinnett Critical Care Physicians
Gwinnett Medical Center
Duluth, GA, 2009

Introduction to eFAST, Advanced Cardiac Ultrasound
Gwinnett Critical Care Physicians
Gwinnett Medical Center
Duluth, GA, 2014

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound
Gwinnett Critical Care Physicians
Gwinnett Medical Center
Duluth, GA, 2009

Rifenburg RP, Reilly R, Christos S. Bedside Echocardiography in cardiac arrest and resource utilization in the emergency department. ICEP Spring Symposium 04/209.

Rifenburg RP, Ambroz K, Chan SB. Resident interpretation of plain radiographs: a comparison of emergency medicine residents by year of training. ACEP Annual Scientific Assembly 10/2002.

Vascular Access Ultrasound Workshop
Westlake Internal Medicine Residency Program
Westlake Hospital
Melrose Park, IL, 2009

Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound
Gwinnett Emergency Physicians
Gwinnett Medical Center
Duluth, GA, 2008

Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound
Lafayette Emergency Physicians
Lafayette, IN, 2008

Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound
Des Moines Emergency Physicians
Des Moines, IA, 2007

Emergency Abdominal Ultrasound
Infinity Emergency Physicians
Infinity Healthcare Emergency Physicians
Libertyville, IL, 2007

Emergency Ultrasound Workshop
Mercy Emergency Physicians
Mercy Hospital
Des Monies, IA, 2007

Emergency Ultrasound Workshop
Condell Emergency Physicians
Condell Medical Center
Libertyville, IL, 2007

Manuscripts

Current Research

Lusiak, Vincent, Castellani et al. Perpherally inserted IJ. IRB accepted Aug 2017

McCann, Lusiak et al. Gallstone location as a predictor of complications and increased need for pain control. IRB submitted

Sallen, Rifenburg et al. Iliofascial Nerve Block for hip fractures. IRB accepted July 2016

Stoltz, Rifenburg, et al. Emergency Ultrasound Milestones. IRB acceptance February, 2015.

Rifenburg, OBermeyer. Bedside determination of ocular pathology in the ED. IRB approval 2012, Data Collection Phase.


Swickhamer CM, Rifenburg RP. A retrospective review of emergency department abdominal ultrasound correlation with formal radiological abdominal studies. Presented ACEP Scientific Assembly, San Francisco 10/11.

Peterson B, Rifenburg RP. Observed structured clinical examination to determine competency in abnormal aorta ultrasonographic examinations performed by emergency physicians. Presented ACEP Scientific Assembly 10/10.

Rifenburg RP, Reilly R, Christos S. Utility of bedside echocardiography in cardiac arrest.
Presented AAEM Annual Scientific Assembly 04/10.

Rodman J, Patel R, Rifenburg RP. The number of emergency physician performed echocradiograms necessary for competence in image acquisition and interpretation. Presented SAEM Annual Scientific Assembly 3/10.

Tran MT, Rifenburg RP, Chan SB. Fracture reduction under ultrasound guidance. Currently in data collection stage.

Christos SC, Chiampas G, Offman R, Rifenburg R. Ultrasound-guided three-in- one nerve block for femur fractures.West J Emerg Med. 2010 Sep;11(4):310-3.