iEM Weekly Feed 12

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With this feed, you do not miss anything. You will find all published blog posts and chapters during this week. Click the “title” or “read more” to open each page you interested in.

question of the day

Question Of The Day #22

Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) Continue chest compressions B) Perform unsynchronized cardioversion at

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Physiologically Difficult Airway - Metabolic Acidosis

Physiologically Difficult Airway – Metabolic Acidosis

Case Presentation A 32-year-old male with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus came to your emergency department for shortness of breath. He was referred to the suspected COVID-19

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Local Anesthetic Toxicity (LAST)

Local Anaesthetic Toxicity (LAST)

Think about the number of times a month you use a local anaesthetic; maybe not every day, but I know there are a lot of

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A Week Before!

Pathological Brain CT Findings

Pathological Brain CT Findings – Illustration

In this post, we will share the traumatic (Epidural, subdural, cerebral contusion, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebral edema) and atraumatic (intracranial parenchymal hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage) brain computerized

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Immediate Management of Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been noted as a leading cause of death and disability in infants, children, and adolescence (Araki, Yokota and Morita, 2017).

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question of the day

Question Of The Day #21

https://iem-student.org/vtach-mp4/ Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management for this patient’s condition? A) Watch the cardiac monitor for a rhythm

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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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