ePoster Presentations

The ePoster presentations are listed below, sorted by category:


Basic & Translational Science

Moderators: Aleksandra Leligdowicz, Jennifer Tsang

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Correlation Between Eadi and P0.1 Over a 24-Hour Period During Early Mechanical Ventilation Megan Abbott
Comparison of Freshly-Cultured Versus Cryopreserved Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Animal Models of Inflammation: A Pre-Clinical Systematic Review Chintan Dave
Eccentric Diaphragmatic Contractions During Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Patients – The Effect of Reverse Triggering and Ventilation Mode Antenor Rodrigues
Machine Learning Approaches to the Human Metabolome in Sepsis Identify Metabolic Links with Survival Leah Kosyakovsky
The Optimal PEEP Study: Lung Collapse Versus Lung Overdistension –Preliminary Results Mayson Sousa
A Comparison of Metabolomics in Infectious Causes of ARDS Brent Winston


Donation & Transplantation

Moderators: Eddy Fan, Lorenzo Del Sorbo

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Deemed Consent Legislation for Organ and Tissue Donation In Nova Scotia: Understanding The Views of Underserved and Equity-Seeking Communities Robin Urquhart
Online User Comments Responding to Deemed Consent Organ Donor Legislation in Nova Scotia Alessandro Marcon
Attitudes toward Presumed Consent Legislation in Organ Donation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis Amanda Lucas
Organ Donation After Medical Assistance in Dying: A Scoping Review Vanessa Silva e Silva



Moderators: Lisa Burry, Salmaan Kanji

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Taste Additives to Oral Activated Charcoal: A Systematic Review Elisabeth Canitrot
Systemic Capillary Leak Ayndrome Following ChAdOx1 nCOV-19 (Oxford-AstraZeneca) Vaccination Julie Robichaud
Impacts of Antipsychotic Medication Prescribing Practices in Critically Ill Adult Patients on Health Resource Utilization and New Psychoactive Medication Prescriptions Natalia Jaworska
The Association of Corticosteroids and PERSEVERE II Biomarker Risk Stratification with Mortality in Pediatric Septic Shock Jennifer Klowak
AnaConDa in Intensive Care: Implementation of Volatile Anesthetic Agents to Mitigate Sedation Shortages during COVID-19 Michael Long, Maria Kobylecky


ECLS: An Out of Body Experience

Moderators: Haifa Mtaweh, Anne-Marie Guerguerian

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Transesophageal Echocardiography Guidance for Bedside Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Cannulation Diana Morales Castro
Evaluating Potential Use of Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (VV-ECMO) Services in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) at Regina General Hospital in Regina, Saskatchewan Barsa Saha
Adaptation of a Pediatric ECLS Program to Support Adult Patients with COVID-19 on VV-ECMO During the COVID-19 Pandemic Mark Todd
Models Predicting Survival and/or Favorable Neurological Outcomes in Critically Ill Children Post Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Systematic Review Megha Shetty


End-of-Life Care & the Elderly

Moderators: James Downar, Alison Fox-Robichaud

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Ancillary Test Diagnostic Accuracy for Death by Neurological Criteria/Brain Death: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Joel Neves Briard
Community Implementation of the 3 Wishes Project: An Observational Study of a Compassionate End-Of-Life Care Initiative for Critically Ill Patients Alison Scholes
Code Status Documentation in Older Hospitalized Medical Patients at High Risk for Frailty: A multi-centre cohort study Rochelle Melvin
Activating the Unthinkable: Critical Care Triage Jeanna Morrissey
Predictors of Adverse Outcomes and High Resource Use in Elders Hospitalized for Isolated Orthopedic Injury Chartelin Jean Isaac
Management Practices and Outcomes Across Patients Presenting with Hyperleukocytosis Rena Seeger
Models of cAre in Geriatric Intensive Care (MAGIC): A Scoping Review on The Models of Care for Critically Ill Older Adults Tasheen Wissanji


Improving Quality – One

Moderators: John Granton, Michelle Kho

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Prioritizing Time and Accuracy Using a Digital Report: An Iterative Process to Digitize the Critical Care Response Team (CCRT) Shift Utilization Report Susan Chan
Psychiatric Outcomes in Intensive Care Unit Patients with Family Visitation: A Population-based Retrospective Cohort Study Stephana Moss
Clinical Evaluation of a Novel Proning Device in COVID-19 Patients with Severe Respiratory Failure Kabilan Thanapaalasingham
Experiences of Providers and Simulated Patients with Using a Novel Proning and Repositioning Device Kabilan Thanapaalasingham
Developing and Pilot Testing a Patient Oriented Discharge Summary Tool for Critically Ill Patients (PODS-ICU) in Calgary, Canada Anmol Shahid
Quality Improvement Interventions to Prevent Unplanned Extubations in Pediatric Critical Care: A Systematic Review Krista Wollny
Impacts of Restricted Visitation Policies on Canadian Patients, Families, and Healthcare Professionals: A Multi-Phase Research Program Karla Krewulak


Improving Quality – Two

Moderators: Craig Dale, Kirsten Fiest

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Physical Restraint Practices in a Canadian Adult Intensive Care Unit Ziad Alostaz
Bedside Management of the Open Abdomen in the ICU: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective Jon Cottreau
Prevention of Exposure Keratitis in Intensive Care Units: Case Reports, Survey, and Proposed Protocol Amy Basilious
The Effectiveness of Inferior Vena Cava Filters among Patients with Femur Fractures Waled Ahmed
Assessment of an Intraoperative Arterial Line Error-Checking Algorithm Compared to Manual Review in a Critical Care Population Jasmine Khan


Infection in Big People

Moderators: Ken Parhar, Michael Sklar

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
A Stratification Strategy to Predict Secondary Infection in Critical Illness-Induced Immune Dysfunction: The REALIST Score Jan-Alexis Tremblay
The Diagnostic and Prognostic Utility of Protein C as a Biomarker for Adult Sepsis: A systematic review and meta-analysis Vanessa Catenacci
Probiotics in Critical Illness: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Sameer Sharif
Validation and Optimization of Adding Antimicrobial Data to ICD-10-CA Coded Case Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Work in Progress Emily Curley, Alana Aimable-Brathwaite
Outcomes and Treatments of Critically Ill Patients with Candida spp. Colonization of the Lower Respiratory Tract in Regina, Saskatchewan Adam Lanigan
Mean Arterial Pressure Targets and Patient-Important Outcomes in Critically Ill Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials Kallirroi Laiya Carayannopoulos


Infection in Little People

Moderators: Elaine Gilfoyle, Srinivas Murthy, Melissa Parker

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Ketone Therapy Reduces Systemic and Organ Inflammation in Sepsis Shubham Soni
Antimicrobial Treatment Duration for Bloodstream Infections in Critically Ill Children Sandra Pong
Treatment Duration for Bacteremia in Critically Ill Children–A Clinician Survey to Assess Equipoise Sandra Pong
Non-Hepatic Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy in Young Adult Patient Adrienne Borrie


Kidneys & Fluids

Moderators: Neill Adhikari, Sean Bagshaw, Oleksa Rewa

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Renal Perfusion Evaluation with Doppler Ultrasonography in Patients with Severe COVID-19 Roosevelt Santos Nunes
Fluid Overload in Pediatric Sepsis Aayush Khanal
Hyperchloremia and Association with Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children Dylan Ginter, Eli Gilad
Identifying Neurocognitive Outcomes and Cerebral Oxygenation In Critically Ill Adults on Acute Kidney Replacement Therapy in The Intensive Care Unit: The INCOGNITO-AKI Pilot Study Natasha Jawa
Serum Sodium Behaviour During the Recovery of Renal Function in Critically Ill Adult Patients: Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study Natalia Angeloni
Evaluating the Impact of Highly Concentrated Medication Application on Intravenous Fluid Administration in A Critical Care Setting Lili Barton


Learning & Learners

Moderators: Joanne Goldman, Dominique Piquette, Briseida Mema

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Strengthening a Commitment to Support Learners: A Critical Care Workforce Strategy During COVID 19 Pandemic Wen Pan
Comparing the Stress Response Using Heart Rate Variability During Real and Simulated Crises – A Pilot Study Jeremy Peabody
A Systematic Review of Heart Rate Variability as a Measure of Stress in Medical Professionals Jeremy Peabody
Keeping Sane in Insane Times: Psychological First Aid for Critical Care Kristin Robertson
Advancing Care for Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)and Their Families: Developing Best Practice Recommendations Ammar AlZadjali
Critical Care Fellow Perception of Early Implementation of a Competency-Based Medical Education Curriculum – A Cross-Sectional Survey Lazar Milovanovic


Making Health Systems Better

Moderators: Jennifer Foster, David Maslove

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Canadian National Healthcare Provider Perceptions of Discharging Patients Directly Home from the Intensive Care Unit Eric Sy, Jonathan Mailman
Relationship Between Followership Type and Burnout Amongst Followers Within the Critical Care Setting – A pilot study Jeremy Peabody
Is There Anything Else You Would Like to Add? Understanding the Impact of the Pandemic from the Canadian Critical Care Nurses Perspective Sarah Crowe, Brandi Vanderspank-Wright
Discharge Directly Home from The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Study Chatila Ibn Hadj Hassine, Nadia Roumeliotis
Readmission to the Intensive Care Unit in Nova Scotia: A Descriptive Study and Generation of a Model to Predict Patients at High Risk for Readmission Laura Miller
Factors Associated with Mortality of Adult Patients Undergoing Mechanical Ventilation in Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA Finot Debebe
An Evaluation of Pediatric Medical Emergency Team Follow-Up from Emergency Department for At-Risk Patients Gaya Narendran


Research Methods

Moderators: Tom Stelfox, Christopher Yarnell

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Representation of Black People in Critical Care Randomized Control Trials – A Systematic Review Cheikh Tchouambou Youmbi, Tyler Gilman
Eclipse-It: Elderly Critically Ill Patient’s Representation in Interventional Trials, A Systematic Review Raphaëlle Carignan
High Resolution Data Modifies Intensive Care Unit Dialysis Outcome Predictions as Compared with Low Resolution Administrative Data Set Jennifer Ziegler
Motivating Factors, Barriers and Facilitators of Participation in COVID-19 Clinical Research amongst Canadian Community ICUs: A Cross-Sectional Survey Anna Hwang
Non-Inferiority Margin Size and Acceptance of Trial Results–Contingent Valuation Survey of Clinician Preferences for Non-inferior Mortality Sandra Pong
Critical Care Research Response to COVID-19 Through Academic RCTs Karlo Matic
Time Required to Initiate a Pandemic Focused Clinical Trial in Canada Koren Teo


Shocking Sepsis

Moderators: Federico Angriman, Sheldon Magder

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
ICU Quality Improvement Initiative: Bolstering Re-Utilization of The Central Line- Associated Bloodstream Infection Prevention Bundles to Reduce Incidence of Central Line Infections Wen Pan
Internal Jugular Vein Ultrasound for Volume Status Assessment in Acutely Ill Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Diagnostic Test Accuracy Michael Wang
Point-of-Care Ultrasound in The Management of Shock: A Retrospective Observational Study Brian Park
Indications, Impact, and Complications of Goal-Directed Transesophageal Echocardiography for Critically Ill Patients: A Scoping Review Ross Prager
The Impact of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Guided Resuscitation on Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Shock: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Karishma Desai
An Observational Pilot Study investigating the Role of Coagulation in the Diagnosis of SEPSIS in the Emergency Department (SEPSIS-ED) Jaskirat Arora
The Diagnostic Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Shock: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Elaine Tang


The Brain

Moderators: Allie Binnie, Stephen Lapinsky, Victoria McCredie

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Targeted Temperature Management Following Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest – A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Temperature Targets Shannon Fernando
Non-Invasive Assessment of Cerebral Hemodynamics and Intracranial Compliance in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with Covid-19 Roosevelt Santos Nunes
Incidence of Spontaneous Hyperventilation and its Impact on Outcome of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Single-Center Retrospective Cohort Study Ning Zhu, Hongliang Li
Prognostic Factors Associated with Extubation Failure in Acutely Brain-Injured Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Shaurya Taran
Predictive Value of Ubiquitin Carboxy-Terminal Hydrolase L-1 (UCHL1) for Prognosis in Patients with Moderate or Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Julien Turgeon
Predictive Value of Tau Protein for Prognosis in Patients with Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Laurence Brunet
Impact of Hypocapnia on Neurological Outcomes in Patients wth Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Retrospective Observational Study Rui Su


The Kids

Moderators: Karen Choong, Bram Rochwerg, Laurie Lee

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Defining Pediatric Chronic Critical Illness: A Scoping Review David Zorko
Hypercapnea in Children with Status Asthmaticus Requiring PICU Care: A Retrospective Cohort Study Jesse Baxendale
A Retrospective Cohort Study of Critical Care Resource Requirements After PICU Consultation in the Emergency Department Samantha Boggs
Emergency Department Length of Stay and Medical Emergency Team Utilization in Children Considered for, but Not Admitted to, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Cohort Study Samantha Boggs
Comfort Holding in Canadian PICUs Laurie Lee
Enhancing the Efficiency of a Large-Scale Scoping Review with Crowdsourcing and Machine-Learning Methodology David Zorko
Diagnosis of Delirium in Critically Ill Children: A Contemporary Review of Tools, Nuances and Gaps Anne Semaan
Models Predicting Survival and/or Favorable Neurological Outcomes in Critically Ill Children After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review Brennan Donville
Models Predicting Survival and/or Favorable Neurological Outcomes in Critically Ill Children Post Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review Megha Shetty


Ventilation & Oxygenation

Moderators: Laurent Brochard, Geeta Mehta, Tom Piraino

ePoster Title Presenting Author(s)
Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients with COVID-19: A Prospective Observational Study Kyle Fiorini
Early Prediction of Mechanical Ventilation-Free Survival in Patients Admitted with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: A Registry-Based Observational Study Annia Schreiber
Outcomes and Economics of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation in Alberta: A 10-year Retrospective Cohort Study Matthew Munan
Noninvasive Respiratory Support Following Extubation in Critically Ill Adults – A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis Shannon Fernando
ARDS in the Age of COVID -19 – A Survey of Canadian Critical Care Physicians Adomas Kulesza
Comparing High-Flow Nasal Cannula to Bi-Level Positive Pressure Ventilation for Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure in Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Natalia Ovtcharenko
High-Flow Nasal Oxygen Cannula on the Medical Ward During the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Qualitative Implementation and Structured Interview Study of Allied Health Professionals Michael Sklar