iEM Weekly Feed 9

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With this feed, you do not miss anything. You will find all published blog posts and chapters during this week. Click the “title” or “read more” to open each page you interested in.

Data Gathering

by Chew Keng Sheng   Introduction Although a medical student has always been taught to take a comprehensive history and a complete physical examination from

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Medical Professionalism

Medical Professionalism chapter written by Amila Punyadasa from Singapore is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Medical Professionalism”

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Diagnostic Testing

Diagnostic Testing In Emergency Medicine chapter written by Yusuf Ali Altunci from Turkey is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Diagnostic Testing In Emergency Medicine”

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by Muneer Al Marzouqi and Qais Abuagla   Introduction Whether you are rotating in the Emergency Department (ED) or elsewhere, one of the key skills

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Action Plan

Creating Your Action Plan chapter written by Chew Keng Sheng from Malaysia is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Creating Your Action Plan”

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Discharge Communications

by Justin Brooten and Bret Nicks   Introduction The process of patient discharge from the emergency department (ED) provides critical information for patients to manage

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Legible patient record

Documentation chapter written by Muneer Al Marzouqi and Qais Abuagla from UAE and Sudan is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Documentation”

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Clinical Decision Rules

by Stacey Chamberlain   Introduction Clinical Decision Rules (CDRs), also known as Decision “Instruments” or “Aids,” are evidence-based tools to assist the practitioner in decision-making

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by Ozlem Dikme   3 D’s: Beck’s triad (cardiac tamponade) D = Distant heart sounds D = Distended jugular veins D = Decreased arterial pressure

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by Rahul Goswami   Introduction The skin is the largest organ in the body. Its physiological purpose is to protect the body contents from foreign

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