iEM Monthly – January 2020

january 2020

Recent News

Inside iEM

Recent Posts

Top Countries

What is iEM

happy new year 2020

Recent News

iEM was viewed more than 100.000 by over 60.000 visitors in 2019. Our resources reached to 197 countries. The first edition (2018) of free Emergency Medicine Clerkship Book has been downloaded over 4000 times. During 2019, we continuously published posts written by 29 blog authors. We thank all contributors and followers and wish you all a happy new year.

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Inside iEM

Two new blog authors joined us in December 2019. We welcome Dr. Israa M. Salih from UAE and Dr. Nadarajah Prasanna from Sri Lanka. 

Nadarajah PRASANNA

Sri Lanka

Senior registrar in emergency medicine at Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo. Full instructor for European Resuscitation Council ALS courses as well as local APLS and NLS courses. Completing the Full instructor pathway for International APLS and ATLS courses by 2020. Interested in resuscitation, pediatric emergency medicine, simulations and MEdED. Currently involved in teaching resuscitation courses as well as diploma in emergency nursing , EMT refresher course and medical student teaching.

Israa Saleh

UAE

EM resident in ZMH, Abudhabi. Served in human rights and peace office IFMSA | Advocate of FOAM | Profound interest in research, critical care and disaster medicine | Also a poet and part-time philosopher.

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Top Countries

These countries viewed iEM content the most in 2019. 

iEM Top Countries 2019

What is iEM

iEM Monthly – December 2019

Monthly Newsletter December 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.

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Hot News!

iEM team is going to attend ESEM19 (Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine Scientific Conference 2019) in Abu Dhabi. 

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iEM Endorses

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Top Blog Post in November

November Blog Posts

Top Countries in November

Free EM Clerkship Book

iEM Free Book (2018e) reached to >3500 downloads. The book is written by 133 authors from 19 countries. It includes 106 topics, 841 pages, 454 images.

iEM Monthly – November 2019

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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 plans of the project.

Hot News!

iEM will attend the Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine held in New Delhi, India. The conference is on 7-10 November and organized by the Society of Emergency Medicine, India. We are looking forward to meeting members of the #FOAMed family at the conference.

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october 2019
One hundred fifty-nine countries visited iEM content in October 2019. The total number of countries visited iEM platform is 189.

Top Countries in October

Top Blog Post in October

October Blog Posts

Free EM Clerkship Book

iEM Free Book (2018e) reached to >3500 downloads. The book is written by 133 authors from 19 countries. It includes 106 topics, 841 pages, 454 images.

iEM Monthly – October 2019

Monthly Newsletter October 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.

Hot News!

iEM team attended the Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress 2019 in Dubrovnik Croatia. The Xth Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress held between 22-25 September 2019 at the Sun Gardens Hotel. 

In addition to attending scientific sessions, iEM team also interviewed with Judith Tintinalli and Melanie Stander. Interviews will be shared from iem-student.org platform.

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Melanie Stander
Judith Tintinalli
Judith Tintinalli

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iEM platform reached to more than 50.000 visitors from 183 countries.

iEM Authors in Dubrovnik​

iEM has 30 international blog authors. Three of those were in Dubrovnik. Anzal Rahman, Anthony Rodigin, and Elif Dilek Cakal. 

Top Blog Post in September

September Blog Posts

Top Countries in September

september 2019 - top countries

New Blog Author

Sumaiya Hafiz

UAE

I am a final year medical student studying in Dubai Medical College, with a strong interest in Emergency Medicine. I am also a photographer and work as a contributor for Getty Images. In my free time I like to write, research, find ways of educating the society regarding common medical issues, and travel. I also have an interest in Emergency Care in resource limited settings, public education, and raising awareness about first response emergency care.

Free EM Clerkship Book

iEM Free Book (2018e) reached to >3500 downloads. The book is written by 133 authors from 19 countries. It includes 106 topics, 841 pages, 454 images.

iEM Monthly – July 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.

This month we received two positive responses from regional emergency medicine organizations. Asian Society for Emergency Medicine and African Federation for Emergency Medicine endorsed iEM Education Project. We are looking forward to collaborate with them to improve undergraduate emergency medicine education around the globe. 

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iEM Free Book

iEM Free Book (2018e) reached to >3000 downloads. The book is written by 133 authors from 19 countries. It includes 106 topics, 841 pages, 454 images.

Blog Authors

There are two new blog authors joined our team in July, Shaza from UAE and Masuma from Tanzania. We welcome both of them. To see full blog authors team please click this link – https://iem-student.org/iem-blog-authors/

shaza karrar

UAE

Shaza Karrar is a graduate of Sharjah University, School of Medicine, an Emergency Medicine board certified physician and a winner of multiple Resident Awards, serving as the Editor-in-Cheif of the Emirates Society for Emergency Medicine (ESEM) Newsletters. Big Medical Education Advocate and  Founder and Creator of the EM Space Podcast supporiting FOAMed and FOAMTox right out of the MENA region, with a profound interest in Toxicology and Disaster Medicine.

masuma ali

Tanzania

Masuma Ali Gulamhussein is a second-year Emergency Medicine (EM) resident in Tanzania, at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) with interests in global health and advocating for EM worldwide. She is interested in advancing in EM research and also finds it fulfilling interacting with a diverse cross-cultural society and EM colleagues from all parts of the world.

Blog Posts

We published 12 posts during July 2019. The article “Pediatric tube sizes” is the top read article in July. It reached 939 views. 

Top Countries by Views

The iEM platform reached to 169 countries around the globe. In July, top countries by views are given below. 

iEM Monthly – June 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.

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ICEM2019

ICEM2019 was one of the very successful conferences of IFEM. Korean Emergency Medicine Society showed incredible organizational leadership and successfully organized such a big event for the world of emergency medicine.

Although there is a lot to talk about South Korean hospitality, foods and the Seoul city, we’d like to give some exciting numbers and highlights from the conference. There were 2725 attendees from 72 countries at the conference. 116 (4%) of the attendees were from middle and low-income countries. It is quite a high number if we compare to other ICEMs. Korean society did an outstanding job by offering discounted or free registration option for these countries. However, it is still 4%, and if we want to improve emergency medicine around the globe, we need to increase this number too. Australia was the country which had the highest attendees after South Korea, 173 and 1555, respectively. According to the conference scientific secretary, the longest registered attendee name was “Annuar Muhammad Zuljimal Bin Osman” from Malaysia. The first registrant was from USA, Eugene Kim. Highest group registration was Korean Fire Agency with 193 attendees. The youngest kid in the conference was 14 months old. Total scientific minutes were 12,030 in 29 topics. Siti Nasrina Yahaya presented 12 presentations at the conference, which is the highest number. Application of the conference downloaded 2,198 times. In 4 days, over 50 news released in media. There were 134 organizing committee members and 120 staff. The next conference ICEM2020 will be in Buenos Aires, Argentina (http://www.icem2020.net).

MOOC

One of the new project of the iEM is free massive open online course (MOOC) of Emergency Medicine for medical students who do not have structured Emergency Medicine training in their medical schools. The project aiming to create an adjustable course for different needs and various lengths. The content will be created under the guidance of the new IFEM undergraduate curriculum. 

The IFEM Core Curriculum and Education committee and IFEM Board gave us a green light to move forward to develop a MOOC and its certification process. 

IFEM Awards

The IFEM awards ceremony was held in the leadership dinner in Seoul during the ICEM2019. Melanie Stander, Vice-President of the IFEM and Prof. James Ducharme, President of the IFEM presented the awards right after the Gautam Bodiwala’s presentation regarding the history of IFEM awards. There are three awards of IFEM; Gautam Bodiwala Lifetime Achievement Award, IFEM Humanitarian Award, Order of IFEM Award. This year Gautam Bodiwala Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Prof. James Holliman. He is one of the significant figures of international emergency medicine who helped the development of emergency medicine in many countries. IFEM Humanitarian Award was given to the Korean Society of Emergency Medicine and Prof. Elisabeth M. Molyneux from Royal Collge of Emergency Medicine, UK. Order of IFEM Award entitles the recipients to use Fellow of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (FIFEM). This year award was given to Prof. Lisa Moreno-Walton from American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM president-elect), Prof. Anthony Lawler and Assoc/Prof. Sally McCarthy from Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, Prof. Arif Alper Cevik from Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey, Dr. Clifford Mann from the Royal Collge of Emergency Medicine, UK, and Dr. Lau Fei Lung from Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine.

FIFEM Awardees – Lisa Moreno-Walton, Anthony Lawler, Sall McCarthy, Arif Alper Cevik, Lau Fei Lung, Taj Hassan (On behalf of Clifford Mann)

Arif Alper Cevik (FIFEM) and James Holliman (Gautam Bodiwala Lifetime Achievement Award)

Arif Alper Cevik who is the founder and director of iEM Education Project, was a fellow in International Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program in PennState University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center which where Prof. James Holliman was a director. Both met in Vancouver, BC during the 7th ICEM conference in 1998, and their willingness to help and improve emergency medicine around the globe was a common topic in their discussion. But there is another common thing between them. They both born on the same day, 20th December. 

Blog Authors

There are two new blog authors joined our team in June, AlHanouv from KSA and Rebeca from Brazil. We welcome both of them. To see full blog authors team please click this link – https://iem-student.org/iem-blog-authors/

AlHanouv

KSA

I recently finished Emergency Medicine residency in KSA and continuing my training on Master of Healthcare Administration. From my little experience in working and studying Emergency Medicine, I have to admit that having such projects made things more easier and enjoyable. By using different ways of sharing knowledge, this has made a big difference in Physicians practices also in their confidence in being updated and discussing topics anywhere at anytime with everyone you can imagine. We can all benefit from each other by trying our best to find new ways in sharing/explaining knowledge in a more smoother way.

rebeca barbara rios

BRAZIL

I am a student at the end of the 3rd year of medicine, in Brasilia, capital of Brazil. I already contribute to ISAEM, with translations in FOAMed and also assisting in matters related to the national embassy. I am also Academic Coordinator of ABRAMEDE, the Brazilian Association of Emergency Medicine.

Blog Posts

We published 11 posts during June 2019. The article “Countries Recognizing Emergency Medicine As A Specialty” is the top read article in June, again. It reached 2426 views. 

Top Countries by Views

The iEM platform reached to 166 countries around the globe. In June, top countries by views are given below. 

iEM Monthly – May 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.

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iEM Education Project Team members will be at ICEM2019, Seoul, South Korea. The ICEM (International Conference on Emergency Medicine) is a annual global conference of International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM). iEM Team will be attending IFEM Core Curriculum and Education Committee meetings. The team is also looking forward to meet new contributors during the conference.

One of the new project of the iEM is free Emergency Medicine massive open online course (MOOC) for medical students who do not have structured Emergency Medicine training in their medical schools. The project aiming to create an adjustable course for different needs and various lengths. The content will be created under the guidance of the new IFEM undergraduate curriculum. 

Thank you for your interest in iEM’s free Emergency Medicine Clerkship book. We published its chapters on the website in May 2018. Pdf and iBook formats were announced to download last month and downloaded more than 2600 times.

iEM Book Announcement

We believe students/interns around the globe will be enjoying the content prepared by emergency medicine experts and enthusiasts from all levels. This is a great initiative of international emergency medicine community.

Now, we are inviting new contributors to iEM Education Project as a blog author, chapter author in 2021 book, as well as for many other contribution options.

If you would like be a member of the group aiming to provide free education resources for medical students/interns around the globe, please click this link.

Currently, we have 20 active blog authors in iEM Education Project from around the globe and look forward to have more. If you feel responsible to improve undergraduate emergency medicine education, if you have something to share with trainees, you are welcome. Please click the link and be a part of this amazing team members. 

Lucas Silva - author

Lucas Oliveira J. e Silva

BRAZIL

Henrique Puls BW

HENRIQUE A. PULS

BRAZIL, USA

kilalo mjema - BW

KILALO MJEMA

TANZANIA

ibrahim sarbay

IBRAHIM SARBAY

TURKEY

Temesgen Beyene bw

TEMESGEN BEYENE

ETHIOPIA

Jule Santos BW

JULE R. O. G. SANTOS

brazil

Job Guillen

mexico

blog posts of the month

We published 11 posts during May 2019. The article “Countries Recognizing Emergency Medicine As A Specialty” is the top read article in May. It reached 2296 views. 

The iEM platform reached to 166 countries around the globe. In May, top countries by views are given below. 

iEM Newsletter – April 2019

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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.

iEM Education Project

Meet The Blog Authors

We are starting to activate our blog and here are the current blog authors and it is counting. If you have something to share with medical students/interns in order to promote emergency medicine or improve undergraduate emergency medicine education, you are welcome! Contact us.

Elif Dilek Cakal

Elif Dilek Cakal

Turkey

Lucas Silva

Lucas Silva

Brazil

Kilalo Mjema

Kilalo Mjema

Tanzania

Temesgen Beyene

Temesgen Beyene

Ethiopia

Arif Alper Cevik

Arif Alper Cevik

UAE/Turkey

Helene Morakis

Helene Morakis

Canada

Henrique A. Puls

Henrique A. Puls

Brazil/USA

Jule Santos

Jule Santos

Brazil

Ibrahim Sarbay

Ibrahim Sarbay

Turkey

John A. Lee

John A. Lee

USA

Download Free EM Clerkship Book in pdf and iBook

Thank you for your interest in iEM’s free Emergency Medicine Clerkship book. We published its chapters on the website in May 2018. Pdf and iBook formats were announced to download last week and downloaded more than 2000 times in a week.

Blog Posts Published in April 2019

Top 5 Countries in April 2019

Mexico

12%

Thailand

12%

USA

11%

Turkey

Turkey

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Costa Rica

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iEM Newsletter – March 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.

Meet the new contributors

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Mexico is one of the leading countries which using the iEM platform in 2018 and 2019. Therefore, iEM is invited to the 30th conference of Emergency Medicine Society of Mexico to present iEM Education Project.

Drs Gonzalo Camargo (Argentina), Arif Alper Cevik (Turkey/UAE), Edgardo Menendez (Argentina), Eric Revue (France), Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia (Mexico).

Drs Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia (Mexico), Arif Alper Cevik (Turkey/UAE), Elif Dilek Cakal (Turkey), Eric Revue (France) – after the plenary session presentations. iEM Education project was presented to the Mexican and Latin American emergency medicine professionals.

Dr. Edgardo Menendez and Dr. Gonzalo Camargo present ICEM2020 and invite medical students to the Buenos Aires, Argentina.

ICEM2020

Top Reads!
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Top 5 Countries in First Quarter

Mexico

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USA

15.1%

UAE

11.7%

Turkey

Turkey

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Germany

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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.

44% Female Contributors in iEM

62 out of 142 contributors are female professionals. iEM Education Project We have 62 female contributors (emergency medicine doctor, resident, intern, medical student) out of

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Video Interview: Tracy Sanson – Part 1

Are you ready to meet the genuine people behind the professional? iEM team proudly presents the ICON360 project. In this pleasantly educational series, world-renowned experts

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My Road to Emergency Medicine

Helene Morakis Vice-President of the International Student Association of Emergency Medicine MS4 at Queen’s School of Medicine Incoming EM resident at the University of British

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Five Tips About Well-being During and After Medical School

Even the best of us suffer from burnout from time to time. It is utterly human as training in medicine is very demanding itself and

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A Week Before!

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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

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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

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Against Medical Advice and Elopement

In certain circumstances, patients may request to leave prior to completion of their medical evaluation and treatment. In this situation, it is essential for the

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ICON360: Tracy Sanson – Full Interview – Audio

iEM team proudly presents the ICON360 project. In this pleasantly educational series, world-renowned experts will share their habits, give advice on life, wellness and the

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Professionalism and social media

Some reflections by Dr. Amila Punyadasa It seems like nearly everyone, certainly from the Generations Y and Z, is using Facebook or Twitter these days

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What Was Hot In February?

Communication is the key!

Reflections by Vijay Nagpal and Bret A. Nicks While many believe the environment of care is the greatest limiting factor as opposed to quality communication,

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Medical students’ ultrasound training – SURVEY

There are many studies showing benefits of ultrasound training about understanding anatomy, pathologies and improving clinical decision making. Countries show different approaches to implementing ultrasound

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Kunafa Knife and Play Dough for Ultrasound Training

Around two years ago, Prof. Abu-Zidan came with a plastic triangular shape spatula to one of our morning meetings. He said that Alper, I found

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Welcome!

Go To Chapters All Chapters Procedures Imaging Lab Tests Users Around the Globe 0 Countries 0 Visitors Collaborative Work 0 Countries 0 Contributors 0 Chapters

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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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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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Poisonings

by Harajeshwar Kohli and Ziad Kazzi Case An 18-year-old, previously healthy female, presents to the Emergency Department with nausea, vomiting, and tremors. She states 45

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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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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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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

The Pediatric patient in the ED: Peculiar and Paramount

Children are not young adults! This was the opening speech of the first Pediatrics lecture in my medical school. As Emergency Physicians, we deal with

Acute Management of Supraventricular Tachycardias

The term “supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)” expresses all kinds of rhythms that meet two criteria: Firstly, the atrial rate must be faster than 100 beats per

Hyperkalemia Treatment – Infographic

Further Reading Weisberg LS. Management of severe hyperkalemia. Crit Care Med. 2008 Dec;36(12):3246-51. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31818f22b. Review. PubMed PMID: 18936701.

Why Me? The Story of My Burnout – Part 3

The story continues from link (Part 2). I must take a deep breath. I must ask for help. The Self-Knowledge Path I could go away

Why Me? The Story of My Burnout – Part 2

The story continues from link (Part 1) I had already been tired and sad. Now, I was also feeling wronged. The Dangers of Burnout It meant

iEM Monthly – January 2020

Recent News Inside iEM Recent Posts Top Countries What is iEM Recent News iEM was viewed more than 100.000 by over 60.000 visitors in 2019.

Why Me? The Story of My Burnout – Part 1

This story starts like almost every other: I fell in love. The thing is, I LOVE heart attacks! I know this is a weird statement,

Epistaxis on a Flight

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