2017 Best Paper Winners

Dr Nikhil Mistry

Richard Knill Competition

Dr Nikhil Mistry

St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, ON

Moderate anemia is associated with renal tissue hypoxia and increased cerebrovascular reactivity in mice
Dr Christina Lamontagne

Residents' Competition - First Place

Dr Christina Lamontagne

University of Montreal 
Montreal, QC

Intravenous dexmedetomidine for the treatment of shivering during cesarean delivery under neuraxial anesthesia
Dr Justyna Bartoszko

Residents' Competition - Second Place

Dr Justyna Bartoszko

University of Toronto 
Toronto, ON

Elevated Red Cell Distribution Width is an adverse prognostic indicator in elective noncardiac surgery
Dr Darren Holland

Residents' Competition - Third Place

Dr Darren Holland

University of Manitoba 
Winnipeg, MB

Interscalene block analgesia after ambulatory shoulder surgery: A factorial RCT of dexamethasone dose and route
Dr Yamini Subramani

Ambulatory Best Paper

Dr Yamini Subramani

Toronto Western Hospital 
Toronto, ON

Death or Near-death in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Compendium of Case Reports
Dr Qutaiba Tawfic

Chronic Pain Best Paper

Dr Qutaiba Tawfic

Western University 
London, ON

Plasma level of ketamine and norketamine in low dose oral ketamine in chronic pain patients
Dr Kristen Kidson

Critical Care Best Paper

Dr Kristen Kidson

University of British Columbia 
Vancouver, BC

Trends and outcomes of severe sepsis in women of childbearing age according to pregnancy status in the U.S. 1998-2013
Dr Olivier Moreault

CVT Raymond Martineau Prize Winner

Dr Olivier Moreault

Laval University 
Quebec City, QC

Physiology of lung collapse during one-lung ventilation: Underlying Mechanisms
Dr Natalie Lidster

Education and Simulation Winner

Dr Natalie Lidster

McMaster University 
Hamilton, ON

Competency in Anesthesia: A Multidimensional Concept
Dr Xingyang Huang

Ian White Patient Safety Award

Dr Xingyang Huang

University of British Columbia 
Vancouver, BC

Impact of preoperative hemoglobin A1c on postoperative hyperglycemia and morbidity in diabetic patients
Dr Elyana Wohl

Neuroanesthesia Best Paper

Dr Elyana Wohl

Toronto Western Hospital 
Toronto, ON

Cerebrovascular reactivity maps vary with the magnitude and direction of a carbon dioxide stimulus
Dr Ronald George

Obstetric Anesthesia Best Paper

Dr Ronald George

Dalhousie University 
Halifax, NS

Sidestream dark field imaging of sublingual microcirculation to assess preeclampsia microvascular dysfunction
Dr Maria Salman

Pediatric Best Paper

Dr Maria Salman

The Hospital For Sick Children,
Toronto, ON

The impact of social media on pediatric anesthesia papers and bibliometry
Dr Justyna Bartoszko

Perioperative Best Paper

Dr Justyna Bartoszko

University of Toronto 
Toronto, ON

Elevated Red Cell Distribution Width is an adverse prognostic indicator in elective noncardiac surgeryā€¯
Dr Brigid Brown

Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Best Paper

Dr Brigid Brown

Western University 
London, ON

Comparison of Infraclavicular and Supraclavicular Blocks for Elbow Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Study