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Walsh Presents at American Academy of Emergency Medicine 19th Annual Scientific Assembly

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Brian Walsh, MD, MBA, presented two projects at the American Academy of Emergency Medicine 19th Annual Scientific Assembly held Feb. 11-13 in Las Vegas.

The first research abstract presented was titled “Utility of Ultrasound to Diagnose Appendicitis in Community Hospitals” – the main objective was to determine the diagnostic rate and incidence of follow-up CT scans for pediatric patients who had appendix ultrasound in a community hospital. The conclusion found the utility of ultrasound to diagnose appendicitis at a community hospital seems to be limited by a high rate of non-diagnostic studies. 

The second presentation was a case report regarding a patient with a wrist injury. The final presentation Walsh gave was a mock scenario of a patient experiencing scrotal pain. The case was presented to the audience then followed with a discussion about diagnosis and other complications post-management.

Dr. Walsh is an active researcher in the fields of pre-hospital and emergency medicine. He is a frequent regional and national lecturer on topics pertaining to emergency medicine. He is an attending physician at Morristown (N.J.) Memorial Hospital.

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