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Department of Emergency Medicine

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Our Department

Education

Education

Educating residents, medical students, undergraduates and others in the Emergency Medicine community.



Research

Research

Emergency Medicine Research Office - EMRO

Elaine Lab

Faculty Research
Clinical Research
Disparities in the Successful Enrollment of Study Subjects Involving Informed Consent in the Emergency Department Lea H. Becker, Marcus L. Martin, Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, Pamela A. Ross, Robert E. O’Connor
Current Research Opportunities for Residents
HIV Screening and barriers in testing
Current Newsletter
Important Links

NIH
UVA IRB-HSR
UVA OSP
Clinical Trials.gov

Clinical trials - Currently enrolling & opening soon!

Study

Enrollment Criteria

Hours/Contact

D-Dimer DVT/PE Exclusionary Sample Collection Project

Siemens, SIEM-7205

(IRB-HSR #17205)

· Age: ≥ 18

· Low to moderate risk of DVT or PE

· D-dimer or imaging ordered

· Not currently treated with anticoagulants

Enrollment: M-F 8a-11p

PIC 1044

PI: David Burt, MD

TRUE-AHF

Trial of Ularitide’s Efficacy and Safety in Patients with Acute Heart Failure

(IRB-HSR#16469)

· Age: 18-85

· Emergency visit for CHF

· Symptomatic despite treatment w/ 40mg IV furosemide

· Enroll & dose under 12 hrs of presentation

Enrollment: 24/7

CRC PIC 1044

MD PIC 9692

PI: Chris Ghaemmaghami, MD

BLACK WIDOW SPIDER III

(IRB-HSR#14255)

 

· Age: ≥ 10

· Symptoms of lactodectism

· Moderate to severe pain

· Presented to an ED within 24 hours of symptom onset

Enrollment: 24/7

Poison Center 4-0347

PI: Christopher Holstege

CIREN

Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network

(IRB-HSR#15959)

· All ages

· Vehicle made in last 6 years (2007-current) [with exceptions]

· Serious Injuries requiring admission

· May enroll after admission

Enrollment: Monday-Friday

9am - 11:30pm

Lea Becker, Elaine Dube, Nicole Paranich

CRC PIC 1044

PI: Mark Sochor

Copperhead II (COMING SOON)

Drug Study

(IRB-HSR#16782)

· Age: ≥ 14

· Single bite on an extremity within 24 hours of treatment

· Identifiable snake

Enrollment: 24/7

The Poison Center

4-0347

PI: Nathan Charlton, MD

CAMEO (COMING SOON)

Icatibant for ACE-I Angioedema

(IRB-HSR#17200)

 

· Age: ≥ 18

· Symptom onset within 12 hours from treatment

· At least moderate in severity

Enrollment: 24/7

PIC 1044

PI: David Burt, MD  

APEX (COMING SOON)

Comparing Extended Duration Betrixaban With Standard of Care Enoxaparin for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Acute Medically Ill Patients

(IRB-HSR #17376)

· Age: ≥ 40

· Severely - moderate immobilized

· Admitted with: Acute Decompensated Heart Failure; Acute Respiratory Failure; Acute Infection; Acute Rheumatic Disorders; Acute Ischemic Stroke

· Additional VTE Risk Factors

· Exclusion: <47kg, life expectancy <8 weeks, recent major surgery

Enrollment 24/7

PIC 1044

PI: Aditya Sharma, MD

International Medicine

International Medicine

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The University of Virginia
Department of Emergency
Medicine's reach does
not stop at Charlottesville
and its surrounding
communities, it
reaches all over the
world. Physicians and
residents are involved
in educational and clinical
activities around
the world. The premier
program that is spearheading
this charge is 
UVA~Guatemala S.L.C
.

International Locations
contains some places
that we have been
or are currently involved.

Guatemala Work Guatemala Ditch Guatemala Work
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