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 #3

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient‘s condition? A) IV 1,000mL of 0.9% NaCl B) IV 50mL

NEXUS Criteria

Clearing cervical spine injury without imaging via the NEXUS Criteria The First Nexus Criteria Reference Hoffman JR, Wolfson AB, Todd K, Mower WR. Selective cervical

COVID-19 Tailored RSI Bulletin

Protection Safety first! Perform Hand Hygiene. Enhanced PPE is required for Aerosol-generating Medical Procedures (AGMP): N95 respirator or powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) device, face shield

Question Of The Day #2

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient‘s condition? A) Synchronized Cardioversion B) Asynchronized Cardioversion C) Transcutaneous Pacing

Is it just a viral disease?

The world is scared of COVID19. Brazilian health professionals too. But today I bring something else that has haunted Brazil for years. It’s dengue. Even

COVID-19 Clinical Readiness Course For Medical Students

Dear students, We are pleased to open our fourth course for you; iEM/Lecturio – COVID-19 Clinal Readiness Course. As we did in the EMCC course,

Question Of The Day #1

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient‘s condition? A) Begin an Unfractionated Heparin drip B) Administer 20mg

iEM Monthly – June 2020

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.

Emergency Department Crowding: A conceptual model

Overcrowding is a serious problem in healthcare systems all around the world. In particular, Emergency Departments, which, by definition, deal with acute and unscheduled patients,

COVID-19 and Hydroxychloroquine

Authors: Nardos Makkonen, MD and Amita Sudhir, MD University of Virginia, USA Life does not choose the logically best design to meet a new situation.

Triads in Medicine – Rapid Review for Medical Students

One of the most convenient ways of learning and remembering the main components of disease and identifying a medical condition on an exam are Triads,

Mental Practice: A tool for skill training during COVID pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic has caused drastic changes in personal and educational lives of medical students, who hold a unique position between being a student and a

Artificial Intelligence in Emergency Medicine

Progressing through my medical training, I have witnessed the progression of paper-based medical records, all the way to different forms of electronic medical records, let

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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