Washington University

Research

Abstracts

1. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim RS, Sineff S: Quick-Look Sonography (QLS): A Useful Addition to the Physical Exam of Patients with Non-traumatic Abdominal Pain AAEM, New Orleans, 2003

2. Jang T, Docherty M, Aubin C, Polites G. Resident Performed
Compression Ultrasonography for the Detection of Proximal Deep Vein Thrombosis: Fast and Accurate”. 10 vol. Boston: Acad Emerg Med; 2003:429

3. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim RS, Sineff S. Quick-Look Sonography
(QLS): A Useful Addition to the Physical Exam of Patients with Non
traumatic Abdominal Pain. AAEM. 24 vol. New Orleans: JEM; 2003:480.

4. Jang T, Aubin C, Sineff S, Naunheim RA. The learning curve for EP-performed focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) exams in the detection of intraperitoneal free fluid. SAEM. 10 vol. Boston: Acad Emerg Med; 2003:429.

Presentations

1. Aubin C, Chapman, DM. Cognitive Strategies for Reducing Errors in the Emergency Department. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, May 2002
2. Aubin C, Sineff S, Ferguson E, Theodoro D. Ultrasonography in Emergency Medicine— One-day courses for Emergency Physicians including lectures and lab instruction in the indications and use of focused, limited ultrasonography in the Emergency Department, --Christian Hospital NE, May 2002, Barnes-Jewish Hospital April 2004, May 2005
3. Aubin C, Case Presentation Competition (CPC), case discussant—Approach to an Unknown Ingestion in an Adolescent Male, SAEM, May, 2003
4. Jang T, Kryder G, Sineff S, Naunheim R, Aubin C. Technical Errors of Emergency Medicine Residents Performing FAST: Is there a Learning Curve? Oral Presentation/abstract SAEM conference, May, 2004, Orlando, FL.
5. Aubin C. “Emergency Medicine: Tough Ethics Cases”
Invited Speaker, Comparative Ethics, Washington University School of Law, May 2005, 2007
6. Aubin C, Wagner J. Difficult Airway Course—One day course for
Emergency Physician in approach to and management of emergent airways including didactics and lab instruction with multiple devices including surgical airways, Barnes-Jewish Hospital May 2005, January 2006
7. Aubin C. LLSA Article Review, Invited Speaker, Missouri ACEP
Conference, August 2005
8. Aubin C, Theodoro D. FAST Exam Ultrasonography for Emergency Physicians, Invited Speaker, Missouri ACEP Conference, August 2005.
9. Aubin C, Theodoro D. Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access for Emergency
Physicians, Missouri ACEP Conference, August 2006.
10. Aubin C. How to Recognize and Avoid Common Errors in Emergency
Medicine. Invited Speaker, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
12th Annual Scientific Assembly, February 17th, 2006.
“Top Ten Speaker”
11. Aubin C. Obstetric Pitfalls, Invited Speaker, AAEM 13th Annual Scientific Assembly, February, 2007. “Top Ten Speaker”
12. Aubin C. High Risk Diagnoses: Near Misses, Invited Speaker, AAEM 14th Annual Scientific Assembly, February, 2008 “Top Ten Speaker”
13. Wagner J, Aubin C, Difficult Airway Workshop, Trends in Trauma Conference, May, 2008 (National Conference)
14. Aubin C, Sineff S. FAST and Vascular Access, Ultrasonography for Emergency Physicians, Invited Speaker, Missouri ACEP Conference, August 2008
15. Aubin C, Theodoro D, Invited Speaker/Course Director, Critical Care Ultrasound Course, St. John’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, 2009
16. Aubin C, Invited Speaker, CORD Assembly, March 2009, “Teaching Small Group Sessions”
17. Aubin C, Invited Speaker, AAEM 15th Annual Scientific Assembly, March, 2009. “Can I make Bronchitis Better?”
18. Aubin C, Invited Speaker, AAEM 15th Annual Scientific Assembly, March, 2009. “Should Every Woman with an STD be tested for HIV and Syphilis?”

19. Aubin C, Invited Speaker, Trends in Trauma Conference, May, 2009. Ultrasound in Trauma, Lecture and Skills Lab (National Conference)
20. Aubin C, Invited Speaker, Combined Clinical Conference, August 2009, “Focused Emergency Ultrasound, Uses, Cases, Workshop”
21. Aubin C. Invited Speaker, ACEP Scientific Assembly, October, 2009.
“Glands Gone Bad: Endocrine Emergencies”,
22. Aubin C. Invited Speaker, ACEP Scientific Assembly, October, 2009. “Correcting Electrolyte Abnormalities—Not too Fast but not too Slow”,
23. Aubin C. Invited Speaker, ACEP Scientific Assembly, October, 2009.
“Hyperglycemic Emergencies”

24. Aubin C, Invited Speaker, AAEM 16th Annual Scientific Assembly, March 2010, “He’s got a pneumothorax on CT but he looks fine; Now What?”
25. Aubin C, Invited Speaker, AAEM 16th Annual Scientific Assembly, March 2010, Thick Blood: Polycythemia, Leukocytosis, Thrombocytosis”

Manuscripts

1. Blaivas M, Theodoro D. Intraperitoneal blood missed on a FAST examination using portable ultrasound. Amer J Emerg Med. 2002 Mar;20(2):105-7
2. Blaivas M, Sierzenski P, Theodoro D. Significant hemoperitoneum in blunt trauma victims with normal vital signs and clinical examination. Amer J Emerg Med. 2002 May;20(3):218-21.
3. Blaivas M, Theodoro DL, Sierzenski RP. A study of bedside ocular ultrasonography in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Aug;9(8):791-9.
4. Blaivas M, Theodoro DL, Sierzenski RP. A study of bedside ocular ultrasonography in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Aug;9(8):791-9.
5. Blaivas M. Theodoro D, Sierzenski PR. Elevated intracranial pressure detected by bedside emergency ultrasonography of the optic nerve sheath. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Apr;10(4):376-81.
6. Blaivas M, Theodoro D. Duggal S. Ultrasound guided drainage of peritonisllar abscess by the emergency physician. Am J Emerg Med. 2003. Mar;21(2):155-8.

1. Theodoro, DL. Krauss, M. Kollef, M, Evanoff, B. Risk Factors For Acute Adverse Events During Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Cannulation in the Emergency Department. (In Press) Acad Emerg Med.
2. Theodoro DL, Bausano B, Lewis L, Evanoff B, Kollef M. A Descriptive Comparison of Ultrasound Guided Central Venous Cannulation of the Internal Jugular to Landmark Based Subclavian Vein Cannulation Among Physicians Without Standardized Training. (In Press). Acad Emerg Med.
3. Theodoro D, Blaivas M, Duggal S, Snyder G, Lucas M. Real-time B-mode ultrasound in the ED saves time in the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) Am J Emerg Med 2004; May 22(3):197-200.
4. Akhtar S, Theodoro DL, Gaspari R, Sierzenski RP, Tayal V. Resident Training in Emergency Ultrasound: Consensus Recommendations from the 2008 Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) Conference. (In Press) Acad Emerg Med.

1. Jang T, Aubin C. Resident Ultrasonography in Symptomatic First-Trimester Pregnancy and Department Length of Stay. Int J Em Int Med 2003;1.
2. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim RS, Sineff S. Quick-Look Sonography (QLS): A Useful Addition to the Physical Exam of Patients with Non-Traumatic Abdominal Pain. The Internet Journal of Emergency Medicine 2003;1.
3. . Jang T, Docherty M, Aubin C, Polites G. Resident Performed
Compression Ultrasonography for the Detection of Proximal Deep Vein Thrombosis: Fast and Accurate. Acad Emerg Med; 2004 Mar, 11(3): 319-322.
4. Jang T, Sineff S, Naunhein R, Aubin C. Residents Should Not Independently Perform Focused Abdominal Sonography for Trauma After 10 Training Exams. J Ultrasound in Medicine; 23:793-797.


5. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim R. Minimum Training for RUQ Sonography. Am J Emerg Med. 2004 Oct:22(6):439-43

6. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim R, Char D. Ultrasonography of the internal jugular vein in patients with dyspnea without jugular venous distention on physical examination. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Aug;44(2):160-8.

7. Jang T, Naunheim R, Sineff S, Aubin C. Operator confidence correlates with more acute abdominal ultrasounds by emergency medicine residents. J Emerg Med. 2007 Aug; 33(2): 175-9

8. Aubin C, Newman, D. Does this woman have an acute, uncomplicated urinary tract infection? A Rational Clinical Exam Abstract. Accepted for publication January, 2007, Annals of Emergency Medicine.

9. Jang T, Aubin C, Naunheim R, Lewis LM, Kaji, AH. Jugular Vein Ultrasound nad pulmonary oedema in patients with suspected congestive hear failure. Eur J Emerg Med. 2010 May 27.

10. Naunheim RS, Treaster M, Aubin C. Ventricular fibrillation in a man shot with a Taser. Emerg Med J. 2010 June 1.

11. Jang T, Naunheim R, Aubin C. Sonographic assessment of jugular venous distension and BNP levels in patients with dyspnoea. EMJ. Accepted for publication April 2011