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

The 2018 Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review

The Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review Group The Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review Group (https://gemlrgroup.wixsite.com/mysite) is a team of students and physicians from around the

The ABCDE Approach for Medical Students

Emergency Medicine Is a Dynamic Specialty Emergency medicine is a dynamic specialty which mainly focuses on the rapid assessment and intervention of life-threatening conditions. It

Just Some Broken Ribs

The phone was ringing incessantly. I barely woke up. In my pitch dark bedroom, the ringing phone was the only light source. I slowly grabbed

The Research of Predicting Septic Shock

Participating in Research As a new school year approaches, many medical students are opting to take a gap year dedicated to research. This trend is

Acute Ischemic Stroke Management in the ED – Part 1

Your shift has just started, and you received a 56-year-old female patient, brought by her family due to a sudden loss of movement. The patient

Learning from The Past

While his art is now highly renowned and eulogized, Vincent Willem Van Gogh spent his lifetime in considerable obscurity, fraught with numerous unprofitable endeavors, misfortunes

A Medical Student’s Encounter with Disaster

25th April 2015 A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25th April 2015, affecting 35 of the 77 districts of Nepal and causing a death toll

Decisions!

As a medical student, I remember once watching a team of physicians and nurses resuscitating a patient who had a cardiac arrest. And while the

iEM Monthly – July 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.

Toxicology Pearls – Active Charcoal – Infographic

Activated Charcoal Application Emergency Indications Oral intake < 60 minutes the life-threatening dose of the toxic substance Multi-Dose Activated Charcoal (MDAC) Indications Life-Threatening Oral Intake

Pediatric Tube Sizes – Infographic

Recently, Sam Ghali reminded us how important pediatric tube sizes, and how easy to calculate them. We think every medical students, interns and PGY1s should

Why Emergency Medicine?

Emergency Medicine in Brazil is still a small baby. In some states, it’s crawling, like here in Brasília. But even so, it already made my

A Farmer’s Dilemma

Case Presentation It was a rainy night preceding my morning shift as a year 3 EM resident at one of our training centers in Abu

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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