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.
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.
Posts Published In February
Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) Cardiology consultation B) Discharge home with prompt outpatient
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is defined as a dysrhythmia that originates proximal to (or ‘above’) the atrioventricular (AV) node of the heart. It commonly manifests as
Which of the following medications should be avoided to prevent worsening of this patient’s condition? A) Aspirin B) Ibuprofen C) Antacids D) Nitroglycerin Explanation This
Case Presentation A middle-aged man with a two days history of weakness in his legs. The patient works as a construction worker and is used
Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) IV antihypertensives and cardiothoracic consultation B) IV heparin
While trying to refrain from a complainer’s mindset, we often ignore discussing problems and hence seeking solutions. Carmina Shrestha Tweet The problem of having less
Summer is the time when outdoor work and leisure activities increase. It is also the season when plants like giant hogweed grow and bloom most.
Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) IV Adenosine 6mg B) Synchronized cardioversion C) IV
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.
February was the last of my three months at Family Medicine clinical rotation. In addition to normal clinical consultations, we also had to take turns
Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) Give sodium bicarbonate B) Give diazepam C) Give
It’s almost impossible to have an ER shift without encountering a chest pain patient! The first thing that always comes to mind is to rule
Either be the light in the room or the mirror that reflects it Unknown Tweet I always believe that going to work means putting personal
Top Reads In February
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.