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

IFEM Medical Student Symposium – Team Europe

Dear medical students and EM community, We invite you to the IFEM Medical Student Symposium, the first of its kind, to discuss the present and

IFEM Medical Student Symposium – Team Asia

Dear medical students and EM community, We invite you to the IFEM Medical Student Symposium, the first of its kind, to discuss the present and

IFEM Medical Student Symposium – Team Africa

Dear medical students and EM community, We invite you to the IFEM Medical Student Symposium, the first of its kind, to discuss the present and

Emergency Medicine Perspectives of Students – Central and South America

Dear EM family, The International Emergency Medicine Education Project (iem-student.org) has completed three years. As you may know, the iEM Education project aims to promote

Question Of The Day #88

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management? A) Methotrexate for ruptured ectopic B) IV Antibiotics C) Transvaginal ultrasound D) Consult

Emergency Medicine Perspectives of Students – Asia

Dear EM family, The International Emergency Medicine Education Project (iem-student.org) has completed three years. As you may know, the iEM Education project aims to promote

Question Of The Day #87

Test Value Reference Range BUN 14 6 – 24 mg/dL Creatinine 0.87 0.59 – 1.04 mg/dL Hemoglobin 5.5 12.0 – 15.0 g/dL WBC count 5.2

Question Of The Day #86

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) IV Heparin bolus and infusion B) Supplemental oxygen

Emergency Procedures: Intraosseus Needle Insertion

Indications Emergency intravenous access is required and Peripheral intravenous access is difficult or has failed. https://vimeo.com/678400953 This video has been provided by Emergency Procedures App developers

Question Of The Day #85

Which of the following is the most likely cause for this patient’s condition? A) Pulmonary embolism B) Tension pneumothorax C) Pneumonia with septic shock D)

Emergency Procedures: Patella Relocation

Indications Patella dislocation This video has been provided by Emergency Procedures App developers (Dr John Mackenzie and Dr James Miers) in order to help medical

Question Of The Day #84

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) IV insulin infusion B) IV lactated ringers solution

Emergency Procedures: Shoulder Immobilisation

Indications Shoulder dislocation (post reduction) Acromioclavicular injuries (grade 1-3) Fracture of humeral head, greater tuberosity or clavicle https://vimeo.com/678414158 This video has been provided by Emergency

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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