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Colella M, Bisanzo M, Farquhar C, Nambaziira R, Carter C, Gimbel S, O’Malley, G. Implementation and evaluation of an innovative leadership and teacher training program for non-physician emergency medicine practitioners in Uganda. African Journal of Emergency Medicine. March 2019, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 25-29

Rice BT, Bisanzo M, Maling S, Joseph R, Mowafi H. Derivation and validation of a chief complaint shortlist for unscheduled acute and emergency care in Uganda. BMJ Open 2018; 8: e020188.

Bitter C, Rice B, Periyanayagam U, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Nelson S, Bisanzo, M, Maling S, Chamberlain S. What resources are used in emergency departments in rural sub-Saharan Africa? A retrospective analysis of patient care in a district-level hospital in UgandaBMJ Open
2018 February 27; 8:e019024. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019024

Dissanayake V, Dalka E, Koh C, Bisanzo M, Brandt R, Erickson T, Chamberlain S. A Pilot Study on the Management and Outcomes of Self-Poisoning in a Rural Ugandan Emergency Department.  African Journal of Emergency Medicine. Available online 19 Jan 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.afjem.2017.11.002

Boyle KL, Periyanayagam U, Babu KM, Rice BT, Bisanzo M. Pediatric Poisonings in a Rural Ugandan Emergency DepartmentPediatric Emergency Care. 2017 October 9 DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001265.

Chanler-Berat J, Birungi A, Dreifuss B, Mbiine R, Typhoid intestinal perforation: Point-of-care ultrasound as a diagnostic tool in a rural Ugandan HospitalAfrican Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016 March. Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 44–46.

Rice B, Periyanayagam U, Chamberlain S, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Nelson S, Maling S, Bisanzo, M. Mortality in Children Under Five Receiving Nonphysician Clinician Emergency Care in UgandaPediatrics. 2016 March

Stolz L, Muruganandan K, Bisanzo M, Sebikali M, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Nelson S, Nayabale I, Adhikari S, Shah S. Point-of-care ultrasound education for non-physician clinicians in a resource-limited emergency departmentTropical Medicine and International Health. 2015 April 14.DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12511

Chamberlain S, Stolz U, Dreifuss B, Nelson SW, Hammerstedt H, et al. (2015) Mortality Related to Acute Illness and Injury in Rural Uganda: Task Shifting to Improve OutcomesPLoS ONE 10(4): e0122559. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122559

Hammerstedt H, Maling S, Kasyaba R, Dreifuss B, Chamberlain S, Nelson S, Bisanzo M, Ezati I. Addressing World Health Assembly Resolution 60.22- A Pilot Project to Create Access to Acute Care Services in Uganda.  Annals of Emergency Medicine, 2014 November.

Bisanzo, M. The Frontline of Emergency Cardiac Care in Africa. African Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014 August. Vol. 4, Issue 3, p102–103.

Bisanzo, M. Ujuzi Practical PearlAfrican Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012 December; 2:4.

Terry B, Bisanzo M, McNamara M, Dreifuss B, Chamberlain S, Nelson S, Tiemeier K, Waters T, Hammerstedt H. Task shifting: Meeting the human resources needs for acute and emergency care in AfricaAfrican Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012 December; 2:4.

Periyanayagam U, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Chamberlain S, Nelson S, Bosco K, Pellone K, Bisanzo M. Acute care needs in a rural Sub-Saharan African Emergency Centre: A retrospective analysisAfrican Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012 December; 2:4.

Bisanzo M, Nichols K, Hammerstedt H, Dreifuss B, Nelson S, Chamberlain S, Kyomugisha F, Noble A, Arthur A, Thomas S. Nurse-Administered Ketamine Sedation in an Emergency Department in Rural UgandaAnnals of Emergency Medicine. 2012 Apr;59(4):268-75

Hammerstedt H, Chamberlain S, Nelson S, Bisanzo M.  Alcohol-related hypoglycemia in rural Uganda: socioeconomic and physiologic contrasts.  Int J Emerg Med. 2011 Feb 10; 4:5.

ABSTRACTS

2018
Ashley Pickering, James Dunleavy, Heather Dreifuss, Carol Howe, Bradley Dreifuss. Building It So They Will Come: Factors Contributing to Delays in Seeking Available Emergency Medical Care in Rural Uganda – A Systematic Literature Review. Oral Presentation, African Federation of Emergency Medicine Conference, November 2018, Kigali, Rwanda.

Ashley Pickering, Ndyamwijuka Charles, Kusasira Adrine, Heather Dreifuss, Heather Hammerstedt, Mbabane Nelly, Mark Nichter, Bradley Dreifuss. Building It So They Will Come: Factors Contributing to Delays in Seeking Available Emergency Medical Care in Rural Uganda – ED Patient Case Studies. Oral Presentation, African Federation of Emergency Medicine Conference, November 2018, Kigali, Rwanda.

Ashley Pickering, Ndyamwijuka Charles, Kusasira Adrine, Heather Dreifuss, Heather Hammerstedt, Niwagaba Benifer, Mark Nichter, Bradley Dreifuss. Building It So They Will Come: Factors Contributing to Delays in Seeking Available Emergency Medical Care in Rural Uganda – Community Focus Groups. Oral Presentation, African Federation of Emergency Medicine Conference, November 2018, Kigali, Rwanda.

Harding, S; Biary, R; Hoffman, R; Maling, S; Bisanzo, M; Chamberlain, Stacey; Dreifuss, B; Hammerstedt, H; Langevin, M; Nelson, S; Periyanayagam, U; Rice, B. Epidemiology Of Acute Poisoning In Uganda: An 8-Year Analysis [Meeting Abstract] Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia). 2018; 56(6):521-521

Harding SA, Biary R, Hoffman R, Global Emergency Care Investigator Group, Rice BT. Epidemiology of acute poisoning in Uganda: An 8-year analysis. Poster, European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists, May 2018, Bucharest, Romania.

Wells K, Murphy J, Chamberlain S, Rice BT. Gender disparities in injury outcomes – increased mortality in children under 5 in Uganda. Poster, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, May 2018, Indianapolis, IN.

Ku B, Zonfrillo M, Periyanayagam U, Bisanzo M, Rice BT, Maling S, Cohn K. Role of malnutrition and disease processes in mortality of pediatric patients presenting to a rural emergency department in Uganda. Poster, Society for Pediatric Research/Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, May 2018, Toronto, Canada.

Pickering A, Ndyamwijuka C, Dreifuss H, Kusasira A, Hammerstedt H, Mbabazi N, Nichter M, Dreifuss B. Building It So They Will Come: Factors Contributing to Delays in Seeking Available Emergency Medical Care in Rural Uganda. Poster, Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference, March 2018, New York, NY.

​Pickering A, Ndyamwijuka C, Dreifuss H, Kusasira A, Hammerstedt H, Mbabazi N, Nichter M, Dreifuss B. Building It So They Will Come: Factors Contributing to Delays in Seeking Available Emergency Medical Care in Rural Uganda.  Academic Emergency Medicine, Volume25, IssueS1
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 May, 2018. Page S133.

2016
Resources Used to Care for Patients at a Rural ED in Uganda. Bitter C, Rice B, Periyanayagam U, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Nelson SW, Bisanzo M, Maling S, Chamberlain S. Poster presentation for the International Conference of Emergency Medicine. April 2016. Cape Town, South Africa

Management of Acute Surgical Patients by Non-Physician Emergency Care Practitioners in Rural Uganda. Dreifuss B. Presentation for Global Partners in Anesthesia and Surgery. September 2015.

Community Barriers to Emergency Care Utilization in Rural Uganda: Review of Current Literature and Proposed Research. Pickering A, Hammerstedt H. Dreifuss H., Dreifuss B. Poster presentation: 7th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference. April 2016. San Francisco, CA

2015
Pediatric Exposures in a Rural Ugandan Emergency Department. Boyle KL, Periyanayagam U, Babu KM, Rice BT, Bisanzo M. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. May 2015. San Diego, CA

72-hour Patient Follow-Up as a Metric for Measuring Outcomes and Quality of Emergency Care Provided in Resource-Limited Settings: Outcomes study from a rural Ugandan district hospital Emergency Department. Dreifuss B, Periyanayagam U, Chamberlain S, Nelson SW, Hammerstedt H, Kamugisha JB, Bisanzo M. Oral Presentation. 19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. April 2015. Cape Town, South Africa

72hr Patient Follow-Up as a Metric for Measuring Outcomes and Quality of Emergency Care Provided in Resource-Limited Settings: Outcomes study from a rural Ugandan district hospital Emergency Department. Dreifuss B, Periyanayagam U, Chamberlain S, Nelson SW, Hammerstedt H, Kamugisha JB, Bisanzo M. Poster Presentation. Sixth Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference. March 2015. Boston, MA

2014
Emergency Care’s Role in Public Health: A Health System Strengthening Intervention. Dreifuss B. Oral Presentation. African Conference of Emergency Medicine. November 2014. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Developing a Limited Resource, High Impact Simulation Curriculum in Rural Uganda. Langevin M, Grover E, Hammerstedt H, Bisanzo M, Dreifuss B, Kizza H. Poster Presentation. African Conference of Emergency Medicine. November 2014. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ketamine use in a resource-limited setting: Continued Safety in a Maturing African Non-physician Clinician System. Bisanzo M, Tobias K, Brandt R, Kyomugisha F, Arthur A, Thomas S. Oral Presentation. American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting. October 2014. Chicago, IL

Rapid Internet Based Review of Point of Care Ultrasound Studies at a Remote Hospital in Uganda. Polan DL, Terry B, Sebikali MJ, Gaspari R, Bisanzo M. 25th Annual Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. May 2014. Dallas, TX

HIV Prevalence and Testing among Emergency Department Patients at a Rural District Hospital in Uganda. Abrass A, Kiire T, Dreifuss B, Bisanzo M. Oral Presentation. 25th Annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Conference. May 2014. Dallas, TX

Training Emergency Care Practitioners and Creating Access to Acute Care Services in Uganda: Pilot Phase. Nelson S, Stolz U, Dreifuss B, Chamberlain S, Hammerstedt H, Birungi A, Bisanzo M. Oral Presentation. 25th Annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Conference. May 2014. Dallas, TX

Rapid Internet Based Review of Point of Care Ultrasound Studies at a Remote Hospital in Uganda. Polan DL, Terry B, Islam R, Sebikali MJ, Gaspari R, Bisanzo M. Fifth Annual CUGH Conference. May 2014. Washington, DC

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training for Non-Physician Emergency Care Practitioners in Rural Uganda. Stolz L, Kizza H, Dreifuss B, Bisanzo M, Nelson S, Nayabale I, Shah S, Muruganandan K; Oral Presentation. 5th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference. May 2014. Washington, DC

The Effect of Geography and Demography on Outcomes of Emergency Department Patients in Rural Uganda. Tiemeier K, Bisanzo M, Dreifuss BA, Ward KC. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference. May 2014. Washington, DC

Training Emergency Care Practitioners and Creating Access to Acute Care Services in Uganda: Pilot Phase. Nelson S, Stolz U, Dreifuss B, Chamberlain S, Hammerstedt H, Birungi A, Bisanzo M. Poster Presentation. 5th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference. May 2014. Washington, DC

Tools to Support Development of Simulation Programs in Limited-resource Settings. Grover E, Langevin M, Curtin A, Moro-Sutherland D, Yule S, Bisanzo M, Pozner C. Sixth International Pediatric Simulation Symposia. April 2014. Vienna, Austria

Developing a Limited Resource, High Impact Simulation curriculum in Rural Uganda. Langevin M, Grover E, Bisanzo M, Dreifuss B, Tiemeier K, Hammerstedt H. Oral Presentation. 6th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshop. April 2014. Vienna, Austria

Contextualization of the Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS) course for Karoli Lwanga Hospital’s Emergency Care Practitioners in Rukungiri, Uganda. Grover E, Meaney P, Berg M, Bisanzo M, Dreifuss B. Poster Presentation. University of Arizona Global Health Forum Annual Conference. March 2014. Tucson, Arizona

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training of Midlevel Practitioners in Rural Uganda Including a Novel Tele-Review Methodology. Terry B, Bisanzo M, Polan D, Gaspari R. New England Regional Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Meeting. March 2014. New Haven, CT

2013
Mortality for Patients Treated By Mid-level Emergency Care Practitioners using a Task Shifting Model in Rural Uganda. Chamberlain S, Stolz U, Dreifuss B, Nelson SW, Hammerstedt H, Twinomujuni R, Bisanzo M. Towards Unity for Health Conference. November 2013. Ayutthaya, Thailand

HIV Prevalence and Testing in Emergency Department Patients in Rural Uganda. Abrass A, Kiire T, Dreiffuss B, Bisanzo M. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. Oral Presentation. November 2013. Cape Town, South Africa

Emergency Medicine Task-Shifting: Quick DASH Outcomes for Upper Extremity Injury Management. Frank DS, Dunleavy K, Nambaziira R, Nayebare I, Dreifuss B, Bisanzo M. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2013. Cape Town, South Africa

Mortality for Patients Treated By Midlevel Emergency Care Practitioners using a Task Shifting Model in Rural Uganda. Chamberlain S, Stolz U, Dreifuss B, Nelson SW, Hammerstedt H, Twinomujuni R, Bisanzo M. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2013. Cape Town, South Africa

Training Emergency Care Practitioner and Creating Access to Acute Services in Uganda: The Pilot Phase. Nelson SW, Stolz U, Dreifuss B, Chamberlain S, Hammerstedt H, Alfunsi B, Bisanzo M. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2013. Cape Town, South Africa

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training for Non-Physician Emergency Care Practitioners in Rural Uganda. Stolz L, Hilary K, Dreifuss B, Bisanzo M, Nelson SW, Nayabale I, Shah S, Muruganandan K. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2013. Cape Town, South Africa

Emergency Department Follow-up at 72 Hours in a Rural Ugandan District Hospital. Dreifuss B, Stolz U, Chamberlain S, Nelson SW, Hammerstedt H, Kamugisha JB, Bisanzo M. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. Oral Presentation. November 2013. Cape Town, South Africa

Emergency Medicine: Health System Strengthening & A Public Health Intervention. Dreifuss B. Invited Lecture. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2013. Cape Town, South Africa

The Effect of Geography and Demography on Outcomes of Emergency Department Patients in Rural Uganda. Tiemeier K, Bisanzo M, Dreifuss B, Ward KC. Poster Presentation. American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly. October 2013. Seattle, WA

Emergency Care in Uganda: current state and Global Emergency Care Collaborative. Dreifuss B. Invited Plenary Lecture. Developing Emergency Medicine Conference. September 2013. Havana, Cuba

2012
Feasibility of Emergency Care in Rural Uganda: A Pilot Study. Periyanayagam U, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Chamberlain S, Nelson SW, Kamugisha JB, Bisanzo, M. The African Conference on Emergency Medicine. October 2012. Accra, Ghana

Emergency Care Training Needs in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Pilot Study from Rural Uganda. Periyanayagam U, Bisanzo M, Chamberlain S, Hammerstedt H, Nelson SW, Pellone K, Dreifuss B. Poster Presentation. The African Conference on Emergency Medicine. October 2012. Accra, Ghana

Feasibility of Three Day Follow up for Emergency Department Patients in Rural Uganda. O’Connor J, Noble A, Kiire T, Nelson SW, Bisanzo M. International Conference on Emergency Medicine. June 2012. Dublin, Ireland

Feasibility of Emergency Care in Rural Uganda: A Pilot Study. Periyanayagam U, Dreifuss B, Hammerstedt H, Chamberlain S, Nelson SW, Kamugisha JB, Bisanzo M. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. May 2012. Chicago, IL

Emergency Care Training Needs in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: A Pilot Study from Rural Uganda. Periyanayagam U, Bisanzo M, Chamberlain S, Hammerstedt H, Nelson SW, Kamugisha JB, Koshaba P, Dreifuss B. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. May 2012. Chicago, IL

Emergency Department Based Injury Surveillance in Rural Uganda: A Feasibility Assessment. Dreifuss B, Bisanzo M, Hammerstedt H, Nelson SW, Chamberlain S. Extreme Affordability: University of Utah Center for Global Surgery 2012 Lecture Series. Poster Presentation. March 2012. Salt Lake City, Utah

2011
Emergency Department Based Injury Surveillance in Rural Uganda. Dreifuss B, Bisanzo M, Nelson SW, Chamberlain S, Hammerstedt H. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Third Biennial Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2011. Cape Town, South Africa

Mock Oral Cases as a Training and Assessment Tool for Emergency Care Providers in a Rural Ugandan Emergency Department. Mumm P, Dreifuss B, Chamberlain S, Nelson SW, Hammerstedt H, Bisanzo M. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Third Biennial Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2011. Cape Town, South Africa

Data Collection in a Rural Ugandan Emergency Department: addressing Millennium Development Goals via Emergency Medicine. Dreifuss, B. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Third Biennial Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2011. Cape Town, South Africa

Nurse Directed Ketamine Procedural Sedation in Resource Limited Settings. Bisanzo M, Nichols K, Chamberlain S, Hammerstedt H, Dreifuss B, Nelson SW, Kyomugisha F, Noble A, Arthur A, Thomas S. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. June 2011. Boston, MA

2009
The Human Resource Crisis in Emergency Care: An Emergency Medicine Curriculum for Nurses (EMCN) in Rural Uganda. Bisanzo M, Hammerstedt H, Chamberlain S, Nelson S, Ahn R, Burke T. Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa: Emergency Medicine in the Developing World Conference. November 2009. Cape Town, South Africa

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