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Lauren Elizabeth Siewny

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

Selected Publications


Impact of an Individualized Pain Plan (IPP) for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease Experiencing a Vaso-Occlusive Episode (VOE) on Patient Satisfaction and ED Provider Confidence in Treating Pain

Conference Blood · November 2, 2023 IntroductionThe leading cause of Emergency Department (ED) visits among individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) is acute pain vaso-occlusive episodes (VOE's). NHLBI guidelines recomme ... Full text Cite

Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot and Ankle in the Acute Setting: An Illustrative Case Report and Targeted Review.

Journal Article West J Emerg Med · September 2023 Charcot neuroarthropathy (CN) is a rare but serious sequela of diabetes and other diseases that cause peripheral neuropathy. It is most commonly characterized by degeneration of the foot and/or ankle joints leading to progressive deformity and altered weig ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Electronic Health Record-Embedded Individualized Pain Plans for Emergency Department Treatment of Vaso-occlusive Episodes in Adults With Sickle Cell Disease: Protocol for a Preimplementation and Postimplementation Study.

Journal Article JMIR Res Protoc · April 16, 2021 BACKGROUND: Individuals living with sickle cell disease often require aggressive treatment of pain associated with vaso-occlusive episodes in the emergency department. Frequently, pain relief is poor. The 2014 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute evid ... Full text Link to item Cite