iEM Weekly Feed 12

Welcome to iEM Weekly Feed!

Sharing is caring!

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.

nexus criteria

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

Read More »
COVID-19 Tailored RSI Bulletin

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

Read More »
question of the day

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

Read More »

A Week Before!

is it just a viral disease - dengue

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

Read More »
COVID-19 clinical readiness course

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,

Read More »
question of the day

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

Read More »

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,

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

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

Read More »

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.