iEM Newsletter – February 2019

Welcome to the iEM Education Project Monthly Newsletter. We will share the achievements, information about top posts, chapters, activities and future plans of the project that you kindly contributed, supported or showed your interest.

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We reached 141 contributors from 19 different countries in February. Our recent contributor is Vicky Noble from USA. Dr. Noble is the vice-chair for academic affairs and the residency program director at University Hospitals in Cleveland Ohio where she is starting the hospital-wide point of care ultrasound program for the system. She is a Professor at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. She is a former chair of the ACEP Ultrasound Section, has been on the boards of the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS), Point of care Ultrasound in Resource-limited Environments (PURE) and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). 

She is the president-elect for the Society for Ultrasound in Medical Education (SUSME). She is the co-author of the Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound textbook, now in its second edition. Her research interests include lung ultrasound, ultrasound volume assessment and technology solutions to guide ultrasound interpretation as a means to broaden access to diagnostic ultrasound. With over a decade of experience in teaching ultrasound and starting ultrasound programs now at two facilities she can give advice on research, starting a program and ultrasound program administration as well as international training efforts. She is a true evangelist for the technology.

ICON360 interview series continues with Dr. Noble. Stay tuned!

Posts Published In February

Question Of The Day #60

Which of the following is the most likely cause for this patient’s condition?  A) Pyelonephritis B) Hypovolemic shock C) Distributive shock D) Ureteral stone Explanation

Understanding Authorship

In this educational series, iEM Education Project interviewed Prof. Fikri Abu-Zidan, a world-renowned expert and researcher on trauma, POCUS, and disaster management. He shares his

Out of Proportion: Acute Leg Pain

Case Presentation A 48-year-old male, with history of hypertension and diabetes and prior intravenous drug use (now on methadone) presents with acute onset right leg

Question Of The Day #59

Which of the following is the most likely cause for this patient’s respiratory condition? A) Pulmonary embolism B) Cardiac arrythmia C) Dehydration D) Systemic infection

What you should know before your first ED shift

In this episode of Coffee Chat With Emergency Medicine Experts, we discussed thing you should know before your first emergency department shift. Dr. Ana Paula

Fight against superdrugs

This is an essay I wrote for the Antibiotic Week celebrated at Patan Hospital back when I was a medical student. Here I portray myself

Question Of The Day #58

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management?    A) 1000mL IV Normal saline B) 1 Unit Packed Red Blood Cells

Practicing ethically in research

In this educational series, iEM Education Project interviewed Prof. Fikri Abu-Zidan, a world-renowned expert and researcher on trauma, POCUS, and disaster management. He shares his

Cryptic Shock – Identifying the Unseen (PART 1)

Case Presentation A 68-year-old man presented to the Emergency Department with complaints of breathing difficulty and fever for three days. The patient is a known

Question Of The Day #57

Which of the following is the most likely cause for this patient’s condition?   A) Hypovolemic shock B) Distributive shock C) Obstructive shock D) Cardiogenic

Things you should know about wellness and emergency medicine

In this episode of Coffee Chat With Emergency Medicine Experts, we discussed wellness and emergency medicine for medical students. Dr. Tracy Sanson, Dr. Al’ai Alvarez

Alcohol Poisoning

What We Know From Current Statistics Alcohol (ethyl alcohol), also known as ethanol, is one of the most abused substances worldwide, and alcohol poisoning is

Question Of The Day #56

Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient’s condition? A) Hypovolemic shock B) Distributive shock C) Obstructive shock D) Cardiogenic shock

Top Reads In February

Free iBook

A free book (ibook and pdf) for EMERGENCY MEDICINE CLERKSHIP Students (iEmergency Medicine for Medical Students and Interns – 2018, Version 1) will be shared through iem-student.org in March. STAY TUNED! or better REGISTER on the sidebar to get email alert or follow us on social media. 

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