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Rachel Ann O'Brian

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine

Selected Publications

Use of pediatric trauma simulations to facilitate exposure to pediatric trauma resuscitations during training.

Journal Article Surgery · December 2023 BACKGROUND: Pediatric traumas are often high-acuity but are low-frequency compared to adult trauma activations. This is reflected in the relatively limited experience with these events during training. Although some principles of trauma resuscitation are s ... Full text Link to item Cite

Bladder Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Time Saver in the Pediatric Emergency Department.

Journal Article J Emerg Med · September 2021 BACKGROUND: Pediatric patients undergoing transabdominal pelvic ultrasound require a full bladder as an acoustic window. Patients are typically relied upon to subjectively identify bladder fullness, but inaccurate reporting often leads to delays in test re ... Full text Link to item Cite

Oropharyngeal Puncture? Do Not Forget That There Is a Big Blood Vessel to Worry About

Chapter · August 20, 2020 This unique manual offers brief, approachable, evidence-based chapters suitable for reading immediately before the start of a rotation, for quick reference on call, or daily for personal assessment and review. ... Cite