Publications

Recent Publications

(2013) Patel A, DePortu G, Nickels LC, Flach E, Ganti L. “The Use of Bedside Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Patient Presenting with Signs and Symptoms of Pulmonary Embolism.” Case Rep Emerg Med. Accepted 2013 Aug 7.

(2013) DePortu G, Nickels LC, Flach E, Stead LG. “Fibroelastoma as a Culprit of Syncope.” Case Rep Crit Care. Accepted 2013 7 March.

(2013) Tsung AH, Nickels LC, DePortu G, Flach E,  Stead LG. “Aortic Dissection and Thrombosis Diagnosed by Emergency Ultrasound in a Patient with Leg Pain and Paralysis.” Case Rep Vasc Med. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

(2012) Nickels LC, Jones C, Stead LG. “Trimethoprim – Sulfamethoxazole – Induced Hyperkalemia in a Patient with Normal Renal Function.” Case Rep Emerg Med. Epub 2012 Dec 13.

(2012) Westafer L, Nickels LC, Flach E, DePortu G, Stead LG. “Role of Bedside Ultrasound in CMV Retinitis: a Case Report.” Case Rep Emerg Med. Epub 2012 Nov 29.

Poster Presentations

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Poster Presentation (2013)
Stephen J. Leech MD, Falk E. Flach MD, Dominic Zigrossi MD, Rene Mack MD, Linda Papa MD, Anna Liberatore MD. Inter-Rater Agreement Of Emergency Medicine Milestone PC12 For Goal-Directed Focused Ultrasound Is Excellent.

American College of Emergency Physicians Poster presentation (2012)
Patel SS, Nickels LC, Flach FE, Stead LG. “Assessment of Ultrasonography Interest, Confidence and Knowledge Amongst Emergency Medicine Residents”

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Poster Presentation (2012)
Nickels LC, Flach FE, Light JK, Stead LG. Predictors Of Ovarian Torsion Outcome: Age Matters!

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Poster Presentation (2012)
Stephen J. Leech MD, Jillian Davison MD, Michelle P. Wan MD, Falk E. Flach MD,  Linda Papa MD. Ultrasound Experts Rapidly And Accurately Interpret Ultrasound Images Obtained Using Cellphone Video Cameras Transmitted By Cellular Networks.

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Poster Presentation (2011)
Stephen J. Leech, Dominic A. Zigrossi, Aaron Q. Cutshaw, Michelle P. Wan, Linda Papa, Falk E. Flach; A Structured Fast Exam Competency Assessment Tool Versus Experience Level In Novice Users To Assess Technical Competency

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Oral Presentation (2010)
Leech S., Flach F.E., Papa, L. Inter-Rater Reliability Of A FAST Competency Assessment Tool.