Author: Kate O'Connell


  • Kate O'Connell

    Dr. Kathleen O'Connell is an Emergency Medicine resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa. She is an senior editor with the Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination team for the EMOttawaBlog.

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Little people, big updates
Critical Care, Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Pediatrics, Resuscitation

Little People, Big Updates: Updates in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Do you remember when every newborn under 30 days with a fever needed an LP/admission/blood cultures? Well.. times are a little different but its nuanced. The go... Read more.
subarachnoid hemorrhage
Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Neurosurgery, Radiology

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in the ED- What a Headache!

  The diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) carries with it remarkable morbidity and mortality. Case fatality rates approach 50% 1,2 Of those who surv... Read more.