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pacemaker related emergencies

Pacemaker-Related Emergencies – Part 1

After the initial implementation of a pacemaker in the 1950s, implanted cardiac devices have become the mainstay therapy for life-threatening arrhythmias and severe congestive heart

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home made IV access ultrasound phantom

Home Made IV Access Ultrasound Phantoms

We recently had the 3rd Tanzanian Conference on Emergency Medicine. Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) training was one of the pre-conference workshops. Ultrasound-guided intravenous cannulation

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The SICK in Emergency Medicine

The SICK in Emergency Medicine

Who are the SICK? Whenever I bring my two kids to their pediatrician, there are two entrances labeled “sick kids” and “well kids”. Self-explanatory –

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A Week Before!

ACEM 2019 and increadible India

ACEM2019 and Incredible India

The 10th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine was successfully completed in New Delhi, India, during the last couple of days. The conference hosted around 1700

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torus fracture

Torus Fracture – Diagnosed with ultrasound

Case Presentation A 9-years old male patient brought to the ED by his parents because of the right forearm pain. The patient is alert, oriented,

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monthly newsletter

iEM Monthly – November 2019

Monthly Newsletter November 2019 Welcome to the iEM Education Project Monthly Newsletter. We will share the achievements, information about top posts, chapters, activities and future

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What Was Hot In January?

List of Sections and Chapters

International Emergency Medicine Education Project’s book is “iEM for Medical Students/Interns” and consist of 130 chapters written by 127 international contributors. Emergency physicians, residents, interns and

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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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