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    The development and collection of validity evidence for a Canadian In-Training Examination in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2019 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Cherry J.
  • Site: IWK
  • Primary Care for Children in Care. 2018 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Rose H, Brown M.
  • Co Investigator(s): Bishop A, Burge FI, Martin-Misener R, Sampalli T, Mitchell C.
  • Site: IWK
  • Anti-digoxin immune fab treatment for digoxin and non-digoxin cardiac glycoside toxicity: A Scoping Review. 2017 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Hurley K, Murphy N.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA.
  • Site: IWK
  • Audit on Guideline Adherence for Treatment of Pediatric Outpatient Urinary Tract Infection. 2017 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): MacInnes M.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, MacPhee S, Burns E, Hurley K.
  • Site: IWK
  • Effect of telephone triage (811) on calls to IWK Regional Poison Centre. 2017 - Active
  • Co Investigator(s): Alrobaian S, Hurley K, Fitzpatrick EA, Murphy N, Young M, Mosher L.
  • Site: IWK
  • Impact of 811 on IWK patient volumes. 2017 - Active
  • Co Investigator(s): Young M, Levy A.
  • Site: IWK
  • Interventions to improve management and health outcomes for children and adults with asthma who present to the emergency department. 2017 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Curran J.
  • Co Investigator(s): Hurley K, Fitzpatrick EA, MacEachern L, Sinclair D, Newton A, Johnson DW, Zee R.
  • Site: IWK
  • Iron deficiency anemia and milk intake. 2017 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Grant JD.
  • Site: IWK
  • Non-suicidal self injury at the IWK Health Centre (IWK). 2017 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Cherry J.
  • Co Investigator(s): Hurley K, Fitzpatrick EA, Slaunwhite E, lovas d, LeBouthillier A.
  • Site: IWK
  • Strategies to Communicate Important Patient Health Information between Emergency and Primary Care Settings: A Scoping Review. 2017 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Bishop A, Rose H.
  • Site: IWK
  • The effect of dexamethasone dosing levels on return visit rates for children with Croup at a pediatric emergency department. 2017 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Cherry J.
  • Co Investigator(s): Hurley K, Fitzpatrick EA, Kennedy K, Slaunwhite E, MacPhee S.
  • Site: IWK
  • The impact of the CPS's statement regarding trampoline use in children and adolescents. 2017 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Hurley K.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Sameoto C, Wilson G.
  • Site: IWK
  • Barriers to reporting child abuse encountered by emergency department physicians in Nova Scotia. 2016 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Holland A.
  • Co Investigator(s): Ornstein A, Hurley K, Curran J.
  • Site: IWK
  • Evaluation of the Spryfield model: A collaborative, community-based, consulting pediatric clinic. 2016 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Campbell L.
  • Co Investigator(s): Chobotuk T.
  • Site: IWK
  • Interventions for bronchiolitis in the acute care setting: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. 2016 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Hartling LA, Klassen TP.
  • Co Investigator(s): Allain D, Fernandes RM, Freedman S, Johnson DW, Plint AC, Schreiber S.
  • Site: IWK
  • Interventions to assist parents in accurately dosing liquid medications for their children: A Scoping Review. 2016 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Pan A.
  • Co Investigator(s): Curran J, Hurley K, Fitzpatrick EA, Breneol S, Bennett C.
  • Site: IWK
  • The validity and reliability of a podcast and self-assessment tool to measure knowledge acquisition of child abuse detection and reporting. 2016 - Active
  • Co Investigator(s): Holland A, Ornstein A.
  • Site: IWK
  • Understanding the needs of nurses for online medication administration support tools in emergency situations. 2016 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): MacInnis M, deChamplain R.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Wyatt L, McTague J, Turple J.
  • Site: IWK
  • Evaluating outcomes of a pediatric community-based collaborative care model. 2015 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Campbell L.
  • Co Investigator(s): Chobotuk T, Leblanc J.
  • Site: IWK
  • Precision medicine for improving the diagnosis of pediatric appendicitis in the Emergency Department (PRIMED). 2015 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Thompson G.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Gravel J, Bhatt M.
  • Site: IWK
  • High-dose corticosteroid treatment of term infants: Assessment of long-term neurodevelopmental effects. 2014 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Johnson DW, Plint AC.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Gouin S, Joubert G, Doan Q, Dalziel SR.
  • Site: IWK
  • Audit and feedback of selection of antibiotic therapy for outpatient treatment of pediatric urinary tract infection. 2014 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): MacInnis M.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Hurley K, MacPhee S, Burns E.
  • Site: IWK
  • National Practice variation in the Emergency Department treatment of wheeze in preschool aged children. 2014 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Cherry J.
  • Co Investigator(s): Burns E, Fitzpatrick EA.
  • Site: IWK
  • The Evaluation of a Game Based Information System to Improve Pain Control, Hydration Management and Patient Satisfaction in the IWK Emergency Department Waiting Room. 2014 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Taylor B.
  • Co Investigator(s): Gujar S, Wilcox A.
  • Site: IWK
  • Understanding discharge communication in the context of pediatric emergency care in regional and community Emergency Departments in Nova Scotia. 2014 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Curran J.
  • Co Investigator(s): Petrie DA, Murphy A, Fitzpatrick EA, Klassen TP, MacPhee S, Chorney J, Jabbour M, Colwell J.
  • Site: IWK
  • High-dose corticosteroid treatment of term infants: Assessment of long-term neurodevelopmental effects. 2013 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Johnson DW, Dewey D.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Plint AC.
  • Site: IWK
  • BREATHE - Developing an Internet-Based program for anxious youth who visit the Emergency Department for mental health care. 2013 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): McGrath P, Newton A.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Ohinmaa A, Joyce A, Carandang C, Baxter P, Jabbour M, Curtis S, Rosychuk R, Johnson DW, Mabasa V, Young M.
  • Site: IWK
  • Closing the loop in pediatric emergency care: A narrative review of best practice for providing discharge instructions to caregivers in the Emergency Department. 2013 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Curran J.
  • Co Investigator(s): Petrie DA, Jabbour M, Chorney J, Hartling LA, MacPhee S, Zemek R, Plint AC, Boliver D, Murphy A, Campbell SG, Newton M.
  • Site: IWK
  • Impact of Emergency Department probiotic treatment of pediatric gastroenteritis: Randomized controlled trial. 2013 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Freedman S.
  • Co Investigator(s): Hurley K, Sherman P, Schnadower D, Gorelick M, Goeree R, Farion K, Schuh S, Gouin S, Johnson DW, Willan A.
  • Site: IWK
  • Learning Retention and the Timing of Refresher Education After The Deliberate Practice of Radiograph Interpretation. 2013 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Boutis K, Pusic MV.
  • Co Investigator(s): MacPhee S.
  • Site: IWK
  • Persistent Post Concussive Symptoms in Children: A Clinical Prediction Rule Derivation Study. 2013 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Osmond M, Zemek R.
  • Co Investigator(s): Burns E, Gravel J, Freedman S, Farion K.
  • Site: IWK
  • Pharmacotheraphy Practice Patterns and Outcomes in Broncholitis in the Americas, Australia/ New Zealand and Europe. 2013 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Schuh S.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Waisman Y, Fernandes RM, Macias CG, Dalziel SR, Freedman S, Zemek R, Gouin S, Plint AC, Johnson DW, Kuppermann N.
  • Site: IWK
  • Pilot Study of a Computer-Based Intervention for Alcohol Misuse in the Emergency Department. 2013 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Newton M.
  • Co Investigator(s): Colman I, Fitzpatrick EA, Rosychuk R, Ali S, Dong K, Wild C.
  • Site: IWK
  • Severe alcohol intoxication in adolescents. 2013 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Acker A, Thomas K.
  • Co Investigator(s): Allain D, Dow K, Korenblum C, Leslie K, Norris M, Vandermorris A.
  • Site: IWK
  • The Use of a new feedback form in the Pediatric Emergency Department: Incorporating CanMEDS and Self-Reflection. 2013 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Blackie B, MacIntosh R.
  • Site: IWK
  • An Economic Evaluation of a Pediatric Emergency Department Intervention Involving a Standard Practice Change from Salbutamol by Nebulization to Metered-dose Inhalers with Holding Chambers. 2012 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Hurley K.
  • Co Investigator(s): Sketris I, Spin P, Xu K.
  • Site: IWK
  • Pediatric pain management in the Emergency Department: The triage nurses' perspective. 2012 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Ali S.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Newton A, Plint AC, Rosychuk R, Thomas D, Grewal S.
  • Site: IWK
  • Persistent post concussive symptoms in children. A clinical prediction rule derivation study. 2012 - Active
  • Co Investigator(s): Burns E, Fitzpatrick EA.
  • Site: IWK
  • Developing an international research agenda for the Theoretical Domains Framework. 2011 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Grimshaw J.
  • Co Investigator(s): Curran J, Brehaut JC, Squires JE, Francis J, Michie S, Colquhoun H, O'Connor D.
  • Site: IWK
  • Evaluation of a Smartphone Application of a decision support system for minor traumatic brain injury: Subject utilization and satisfaction. 2011 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Taylor B.
  • Co Investigator(s): Walling S, Fitzpatrick EA, Gordon KE, Farajmandi M, Farhoudi B.
  • Site: IWK
  • Inhaled magnesium in refractory pediatric acute asthma. 2011 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Schuh S.
  • Co Investigator(s): Black KJ, Johnson DW, Plint AC, Zemek R.
  • Site: IWK
  • Knowledge Synthesis Gastroenteritis. 2011 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Freedman S, Hartling LA.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Black KJ, Johnson DW, Gouin S.
  • Site: IWK
  • Replication research: Developing a framework for knowledge translation research. 2011 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Grimshaw J.
  • Co Investigator(s): Curran J, McKibbon A, Eccles M, Vachon B, Paprica A, Sales A, Graham I, Brehaut JC, McGrath P, Straus S.
  • Site: IWK
  • Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK). 2011 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Klassen TP.
  • Co Investigator(s): Black KJ, Johnson DW, Hartling LA, Jabbour M, Scott S.
  • Site: IWK
  • Cochrane systematic review on femoral nerve and fascia Iliaca blockade. 2010 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Black KJ.
  • Co Investigator(s): Chapman D, Murphy N, Thompson K, Bevan C, Howard JJ.
  • Site: IWK
  • Intervention to Improve the Management of Asthma in Children and Adults in Emergency Department Settings. 2010 - Active
  • Principal Investigator(s): Curran J, Osmond M.
  • Co Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Sinclair D, Johnson DW, Newton A, Hurley K, Taylor A, MacEachern L, Zee R.
  • Site: IWK
  • PURPLE - Delivering the Period of Purple Crying Program in the Family Newborn Unit: another step towards child abuse prevention. 2010 - Closed
  • Principal Investigator(s): Fitzpatrick EA, Ornstein A.
  • Co Investigator(s): Abeysekera J, Hatchette J.
  • Site: IWK