iEM Weekly Feed 12

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Under the scorching sun – Heat Stroke Q&A

Under the scorching sun – Heat Stroke Q&A

Different parts of the world are experiencing extremes of temperature. Especially in the Middle East and Asia this time of the year, heatstroke is one

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question of the day

Question Of The Day #60

Which of the following is the most likely cause for this patient’s condition?  A) Pyelonephritis B) Hypovolemic shock C) Distributive shock D) Ureteral stone Explanation

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Understanding Authorship

Understanding Authorship

In this educational series, iEM Education Project interviewed Prof. Fikri Abu-Zidan, a world-renowned expert and researcher on trauma, POCUS, and disaster management. He shares his

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A Week Before!

Out of Proportion: Acute Leg Pain

Case Presentation A 48-year-old male, with history of hypertension and diabetes and prior intravenous drug use (now on methadone) presents with acute onset right leg

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question of the day

Question Of The Day #59

Which of the following is the most likely cause for this patient’s respiratory condition? A) Pulmonary embolism B) Cardiac arrythmia C) Dehydration D) Systemic infection

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what you should know before your first ED shift

What you should know before your first ED shift

In this episode of Coffee Chat With Emergency Medicine Experts, we discussed thing you should know before your first emergency department shift. Dr. Ana Paula

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What Was Hot In January?

List of Sections and Chapters

International Emergency Medicine Education Project’s ebook is “iEM for Medical Students/Interns.” It currently consist of 106 chapters written by 133 international contributors. Emergency physicians, residents,

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Abdominal Pain

by Shaza Karrar Case Presentation A 39-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of right-lower-quadrant (RLQ) pain; pain duration was for 1-day, associated

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Respiratory Distress

by Ebru Unal Akoglu Case Presentation A 40-year-old female with a history of diabetes mellitus presents with a complaint of 6 days cough and muscle

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Chest Pain

by Asaad S Shujaa Introduction Chest pain is one of the most common symptoms presented in the emergency department (ED), and it is worrisome because

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Shock

by Maryam AlBadwawi Introduction Shock, in simple terms, is a reduced circulatory blood flow state within the body. The inadequate circulation deprives the tissues of its

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Emergency Medicine: A Unique Specialty

by Will Sanderson, Danny Cuevas, Rob Rogers Imagine walking into the hospital to start your day – ambulances are blaring, the waiting room is clamoring, babies

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Choosing the Emergency Medicine As A Career

by C. James Holliman The specialty of Emergency Medicine (EM) is a great career choice for medical students and interns.  In August 2013, I celebrated

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PoCUS – RUSH Protocol

by Rasha Buhumaid Why use POCUS in undifferentiated hypotension? Hypotension is a high-risk sign which is associated with increased morbidity and mortality rate. The differential

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How to read head CT

by Reza Akhavan and Bita Abbasi For a standard approach to read head/brain computed tomography (CT) scan, one should adhere to systematic algorithms. The predefined

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