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Investigator, BC Children's Hospital Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
BSc, MD, FRCPC
Emergency Department, BC Children's Hospital
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
Trauma, pain experience/management, sedation, pediatric emergency care
Children and youth frequently present to the emergency department with injuries. Despite being a common reason to seek medical attention, optimal management strategies to minimize discomfort and pain are not fully understood yet. My research aims to better understand bone injuries in children, and improve the quality of pain management and sedation that is received in the emergency department while being treated for the injury.
Procedural Sedation RCT: prospective RCT of Propofol + Ketamine (Ketofol) vs Propofol + Fentanyl (Fentofol) for reduction of long-bone fractures. Recruiting any long bone fracture age 3-17 requiring procedural sedation for reduction.
Doan Q, Sabhaney V, Kissoon N, Sheps S, Singer J. A systematic review: the role and impact of the physician assistant in the emergency department. Emerg Med Australas 2011(1); 23:7-15. PMID: 21284809
Doan Q, Sabhaney V, Kissoon N, Johnson D, Sheps S, Singer J. The role of physician assistants in a pediatric emergency department: A center review and survey. Pediatr Emerg Care 2012; 28(8):783-8. PMID: 22858750
Fiedrich E, Sabhaney V, Lui J, Pinsk M. Assessment of ondansetron-associated hypokalemia in pediatric oncology patients. ISRN Oncology 2012:798239. PMID: 23050164
Sabhaney V, Goldman RD. Management of dog bites in children. Can Fam Physician 2012; 58(10):1094-6. PMID: 23064918
Sabhaney V, Enarson P, Irwin AD, Carrol ED, Schuetz P, Briel M, Bucher HC, Mueller B. Commentaries on ‘Procalcitonin to initiate or discontinue antibiotics in acute respiratory tract infections’ with a response from the review authors. Evid Based Child Health 2013; 8(4):1372-5. PMID: 23877945
Tripathi RR, Doan Q, Sabhaney V, Boutis K. Accuracy of the weight-for-age index in identifying obese children in the emergency setting. Journal of Research in Obesity 2014:558641.
Sabhaney V, Boutis K, Yang G, Barra L, Tran TT, Doan Q. Bone Fractures in Children: Is there an association with obesity? J Pediatr 2014; 165(2): 313-8.e1. PMID: 24836073
2011 "Effect of Body Mass Index on the Risk of Fractures in Children" $1,000 from BCCH Emergency Department
2011 - 2012 "Effect of Body Mass Index on the Risk of Fractures in Children" $3,850.00 from BC Children's Hospital Research Institute iACT
2013 Child and Family Research Institute Trainee Research Award – recipient for outstanding achievement by a clinical subspecialty resident or fellow.
2011-2012 BC Children’s Hospital PEM Fellowship Teacher of the Year Award
2008 Emergency Physicians Society of Edmonton Booker Award, University of Alberta – recipient for highest performance during emergency medicine rotation.