Today is Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

Department of

Emergency Medicine

What's In a Name?

Center for Emergency Care

When asked about the history of the name “Center for Emergency Care” Dr. Richard Levy, the founding force for change both locally and nationally, shared a story.  I can answer the questionbr />

Dr. Adeoye receives the largest NIH grant in department history

UC Department of Emergency Medicine Opeulo Adeoye, MD secures $29 Million to Look at Efficacy of Combination Stroke Therapy

Dr. Adeoye and his team just received the Largest NIH grant in department history A grant is not a gift, a grant is an investment in an investigator and their team with an explicit goal of answering a question of value to the individual or organization giving the grant. Clearly the NIH has tremendous faith in Dr. Adeoye and his research team since they are willing to invest almost 30 Million dollars in his work.

In Spotlight

EM Team to Examine Accuracy of Magnetocardiograph

The UC Department of Emergency Medicine will lead the multi-center observational study seeking to validate the diagnostic accuracy of a mobile Magnetocardiograph machine in the treatment of acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The study will focus on rule-out capability for patients who present to the emergency department with chest pain symptoms consistent with ACS.   Read more >>

UCMC to Participate in Cardiac Arrest Research Study


A cardiac arrest research study will be performed in Cincinnati and several other locations in the United States under the Department of Health and Human Services regulations for exception from informed consent in emergency circumstances. The purpose of this research study is to determine if these patients do better if initially transported to the cardiac catheterization lab or initially transported to the ICU for stabilization. 


Research Publications

  • Dang M, Bennett S, Powell EK, Tilney PVR. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in a 39-Year-Old Man with Traumatic Pulmonary Contusions and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Air Med J. 2018; 37 (4): 221-4. PMID: 29935697. Epub: 7/1/2018. Pubmed.
  • Penm J, MacKinnon NJ, Mashni R, Lyons MS, Hooker EA, et al. Statewide cross-sectional survey of emergency departments' adoption and implementation of the Ohio opioid prescribing guidelines and opioid prescribing practices. BMJ Open. 2018; 8 (6): e020477. PMC6042556. Epub: 6/30/2018Pubmed.
  • Ward MJ, Collins SP, Liu D, Froehle CM. Identification, Management, and Transition of Care for Patients With Opioid Use Disorder in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2018. PMID: 29880438. Epub: 6/4/2018Pubmed.
  • Benoit JL, Khatri P, Adeoye OM, Broderick JP, McMullan JT, et al. Prehospital Triage of Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients to an Intravenous tPA-Ready versus Endovascular-Ready Hospital: A Decision Analysis. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2018: 1-12. PMID: 29847193. Epub: 5/30/2018. Pubmed.
Emergency Medicine Publications and Presentations in 2018

ACCESS Trial Public Announcement

ACCESS Trial Public Announcement

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