Author: Alex Viau


  • Alex Viau

    Dr. Alex Viau is a FRCPC Emergency Medicine resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa.

Cardiology, Journal Club

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin on Presentation to Rule Out Myocardial Infarction: A Stepped-Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Methodology: 3.5/5 Usefulness: 3.5/5 Anand A, et al. Circulation. 2021 Jun 8;143(23):2214-2224.  Raising the Bar for Clinical Cardiac Troponin Research Studies... Read more.
Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Infectious Disease

HIV in the ED : Part 2

In PART 1 of our HIV in the ED Blog series, we explored the importance of diagnosing HIV in the ED, and the approach to the diagnosis.  In PART 2, we hope to ... Read more.
Addictions, Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Infectious Disease, Infectious Disease, Public health

HIV in the ED : Part 1

When it comes to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the ED, the most medically interesting pathology is in the acute presentation of AIDS-defining opportunis... Read more.