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Best Oral and Poster Presentations

18th WCDEM LogoThe following Oral and Poster Presentations were selected by the Review Committee as winners of the Best Presentations at the 18th WCDEM in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Oral Presentations were evaluated using the following criteria - whether the content was new/innovative/interesting, appropriateness of study design/analysis, relavance, question handling, presentation style, and timekeeping.

Poster Presentations were evaluated using the following criteria - whether the content was new/innovative/interesting, appropriateness of study design/analysis, relavance, clear conclusion, and the poster's aesthetic style.

Best Oral Presentations 

First Place: Paper ID 314 - "A Review of Traumatic Spectator Mortality at Major Sports Events"
Michael S. Molloy, Emergency Department, Connolly Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (Presenter)
Conal Hooper, Centre for Sports Studies, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College, Dublin

Second Place: Paper ID 87 - "Disaster Health Consensus Terminology: Creating the Foundations for Evidence-based Practice"
Lidia Mayner, Flinders University (Presenter)
Paul Arbon, Flinders University
Peter Aitken, James Cook University

Third Place: Paper ID 341 - "Hospitals Safe from the Disaster: Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake"
Sae Ochi, MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Presenter)
Susan Hodgson, MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London 
James Lewis, Health Protection Agency 
Daisuke Kudo, Department of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Tohoku University Hospital 
Sou Furukawa, Department of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Tohoku University Hospital 
Atsuhiro Nakagawa, Department of Neurosurgery / Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Tohoku University Hospital 
Masari Sasaki, Metropolitan Hiro-o Hospital 
Virginia Murray, Department of Extreme Events and Health Protection, Health Protection Agency

Best Poster Presentations

First Place: Paper ID 178 - "Business Impact Analysis to Prioritize Operations using Water in a Hospital Based on Experiences of The Great East Japan Earthquake"
Hiroshi Suginaka, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital (Presenter)
Ken Okamoto, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital

Second Place: Paper ID 192 - "The Relationship between Inferior Vena Cava Diameter Measured by Bedside Ultrasonography and Central Venous Pressure Value"
Mehmet Oguzhan Ay, Adana Numune Education and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Adana, Turkey (Presenter)
Serenat Citilcioglu, Cukurova Dr. Askim Tufekci State Hospital, Emergency Medicine Service, Adana, Turkey
Ahmet Sebe, Cukurova University, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Adana, Turkey
Mustafa Sahan, Elazıg Education and Research Hospital, Emergency Medicine Service, Elazig, Turkey
Ferhat Icme, Ankara Ataturk Education and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Salim Satar, Adana Numune Education and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Adana, Turkey

Third Place: Paper ID 137 - "Performing a Pediatric Hazard Vulnerability Using a Web-based Interface"
Paul Severin, Rush University Medical Center/Stroger Hospital of Cook County (Presenter)