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Institutional Review Board (IRB)

open book on a tableThe Lower Bucks Hospital IRB was recently established and approved by US Dept of Health and Human Services and will serve to review and approve all institutional research involving human subjects.

Ongoing Studies


Title: The Assessment of Various Sepsis Definitions

Comparing SIRS-based, SOFA-based, and LODS-based Scoring and Definitions

Title: New Approach to Suspected Pulmonary Embolism

Comparison of YEARS algorithm, Wells score, and modified Geneva score contribution to CTPA (computed tomography pulmonary angiogram) utilization.

Title: An Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Approach to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

(Seeking Full IRB Approval)

National Presentations


ACOI Poster Presentation Finalists:

Title: Henoch-Schonlein Purpura in a Middle Aged Adult in Summer: Ashok Kannan,DO,Frank Yasnowski,DO; Syed Sajjad,MD;Luvkarnjit Singh,MD;Sanjay Bhatia,MD

Title: Anticoagulation of Left Ventricular Thrombus in the Setting of Presumed Malignancy: Robert Murray III,DO;Anton Furman,DO;Prianca Naik,MD;Sanjay Bhatia,MD;Marie Madden

FMEC Annual Meeting


Title: OMT for the Athlete: April Barnum,DO