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Research

The division’s faculty members are intimately involved in many research venues in the department, the community, and the state.  This year alone, the division members have presented at the Pediatric Academic Society meetings in Vancouver along with the Academic Emergency Medicine meetings in Philadelphia.  Research activities are taking place in relation to alcohol abuse and depression, end tidal Co2, and pediatric resuscitation along with comparative effective projects in relation to febrile seizures and provider’s activities.

 

Research activities include the following:

 

Leva, EG, Petrova, A, Fieramosca, B, “Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines in Evaluation of Simple Febrile Seizures in Emergency Departments” has been accepted to the SAEM Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting on February 22, 2014 hosted at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Leva, EG, “Comparison of Clinical Management of Young Children With Simple Febrile Seizures in Association with Physicians’ Training”   was accepted to the Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada,

May 6, 2014 Abstract #755075

 

Leva, EG, “Pediatricians’ Expectation Regarding Advance Training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine for Physicians Providing Care to Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department”  was accepted to the Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 5, 2014 Abstract #756162

 

Leva, EG, “Comparison of Clinical Management of Young Children With Simple Febrile Seizures in Association with Physicians’ Training”   was accepted to the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Meeting,

Philadelphia, PA. March 23, 2104   Abstract #755075

 

Ernest Leva, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics  “Adherence To Clinical Practice Guidelines In Evaluation Of Simple Febrile Seizures In The Emergency Department”  Department of Pediatrics, Research Day, June 11, 2013

 

VanArsdale D, Leva E, Petrova A. General Pediatrician’s Expectations Regarding Advanced Training In Pediatric Emergency Medicine For Physicians Providing Care To Pediatric Patients In The Emergency Department.  Poster presentation Department of Pediatrics, Research Day, June 11, 2013

 

VanArsdale D, Leva E, Petrova A. Parental Expectations Regarding Specialty Training In Pediatric Emergency Medicine For Physicians Practicing In A Pediatric Emergency Setting.  Poster presentation Department of Pediatrics, Research Day, June 11, 2013

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Miele NF, Patel NR, Grieco RD, Leva EG.  Direct Bedding, Bedside Registration and Patient Pooling to Improve Pediatric Emergency Department Length of Stay.  Academic Emergency Medicine. 2012:19:S119

 

Christina Camacho MD, Ernest G. Leva, MD, FAAP, A Rare Presentation in a Not-So-Rare Disease Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Presenting with Repeated Seizures,  Pediatric Emergency Care 2014,30: 424-426

 

PRESENTATIONS:

 

January 23, 2014 Ernest G. Leva, MD, FAAP “Diagnostic Radiology – Do We Understand the Risks?” Grand Rounds, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Pediatrics

 

September 28, 2012 Ernest Leva, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics “Hospital Findings: Fractures, Subdural Hematomas, Retina and Optic Hemorrhages”, Mercer County College Conference Center, West Windsor, NJ.        

 

April, 2012 Miele NF, Patel NR, Grieco RD, Leva EG.  Direct Bedding, Bedside Registration and Patient Pooling to Improve Pediatric Emergency Department Length of Stay.  Platform Presentation.  2012 Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.