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 #100

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) Start 1 Liter of normal saline B) Consult

Video – Educator in Emergency Medicine

This blog post includes one of the presentations of Emergency Medicine Education in Asia Webinar organized by Asian Society for Emergency Medicine on July 9,

Question Of The Day #99

Complete Blood Count Result (Reference Range) BUN 36.2 5 -18 mg/dL Creatinine 1.1 0.7 – 1.2 mg/dL Hemoglobin 9.2 13.0 – 18.0 g/dL Hematocrit 27.6

Question Of The Day #98

Which of the following is the most likely cause for this patient’s condition? A) Fatty meals B) Bacteremia C) Systemic steroids D) Acetaminophen use Explanation

Question Of The Day #97

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) Place Sengstaken-Blakemore tube B) Administer IV Pantoprazole C)

Traumatic Bucket Handle Mesenteric Injury

Author: Ines Obolo Introduction Trauma represents a leading cause of mortality worldwide. Abdominal trauma represents 7% of trauma cases[1] and 15-20% of severe adult trauma

Question Of The Day #96

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) Abdominal paracentesis B) IV Ceftriaxone C) IV Tranexamic

Question Of The Day #95

Complete Blood Count Result (Reference Range) WBC Count 16.2 4.0 – 10.5 X 103/mL Hemoglobin 10.8 13.0 – 18.0 g/dL Hematocrit 32.4 39.0 – 54.0

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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