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902.O1.6 Health Services and Education

Oral and Poster Abstracts
Oral Session
Monday, December 7, 2009: 7:00 AM-8:30 AM
388-390 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Richard Lottenberg, MD and Wendy Lim, MD, MSc., FRCPC
7:00 AM
Emergency Department Follow-up for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease

Paula Tanabe, PhD, MPH, RN1*, John W Hafner, MD, MPH2*, Zoran Martinovich, PhD3*, Elena Zvirbulis, MS4*, Ted Wun, MD5 and Nicole Artz, MD6*

1Emergency Medicine & Insitute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
2Department of Surgery, Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria
3Division of Psychology, Mental Health Services and Policy Program, Northwestern University, Chicago
4Emergency Medicine and the Institute for Health Care Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago
5University of California, Sacramento, CA
6Division of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago

7:15 AM
Hydroxyurea in Children with Sickle Cell Disease:  Practice Patterns and Barriers to Utilization

Amanda M. Brandow, DO, MS1, Danielle L. Jirovec, BA2* and Julie A. Panepinto, MD, MSPH3

1Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, The Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Research Institute of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
3The Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Research Institute of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

7:30 AM
Safety of Excluding Suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis with a Single Whole-Leg Compression Ultrasound:  Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Stacy A Johnson, MD1*, Scott M Stevens, MD2*, Scott C Woller, MD2*, Erica Lake, MLS3*, Marco Donadini, MD4* and James D Douketis, MD, FRCP4*

1Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT
2Department of Internal Medicine, Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT
3Medical Library & Community Health Information Center, Intermountain Medical Center, Murray
4Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

7:45 AM
The Quality and Accuracy of Hemophilia Information on the Internet

Vicky R Breakey, BSc, MD, FRCPC1*, Danial M Ignas, BEng2*, Avram E Denburg, BA, MD, MSc1* and Victor S. Blanchette, FRCP, FRCPC1

1Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
2Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

8:00 AM
The Population Based Incidence of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS): Utility of Multiple Data Sources and Follow-up

Rajat Kumar, FRCPC1, Charles Musuka, FRCPath, FRCPC2*, Humaira Khair3*, Matthew D. Seftel, MBChB, FRCP(C), MRCP1, David Szwajcer, MD, FRCPC1*, Cheryl Clague3*, Gail Noonan3* and Alain Demers, PhD3*

1Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba and Section of Hematology/Oncology, Dept of Internal Medicine, Univ of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
2Hematopathology, Diagnostic Services of Manitoba, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
3Epidemiology & Cancer Registry, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

8:15 AM
Impact of An Annual Hematology/Oncology Fellow Wet Laboratory Program On Fund of Biomedical Knowledge

Thomas J George Jr., MD1, Sharon E. Norton1*, William E. Winter, MD2*, Julia L. Close, MD1*, Neil S. Harris, M.D.3*, Richard Lottenberg, MD1 and Christopher R. Cogle, MD1

1Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2Dept. of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
3Department of Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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