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Wellness Books For Medical Students

We recently asked FOAMed family! Dear #FOAMed family. Which books are you recommending for medical students for wellness, wellbeing, life-work balance? @umanamd @EM_Educator @amalmattu @srrezaie

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Wellness Cards

We share the wellness cards including ACEP Wellness Recommendations. Also Read! Wellness Week Dear students! This week is exceptional for all emergency medicine … iEM

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Wellness Week

Dear students! This week is exceptional for all emergency medicine professionals. EMERGENCY MEDICINE WELLNESS WEEK (EMWW). EMWW is created by ACEP to remind emergency physicians

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What Was Hot In March?

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Wellness Books For Medical Students

We recently asked FOAMed family! Dear #FOAMed family. Which books are you recommending for medical students for wellness, wellbeing, life-work balance? @umanamd @EM_Educator @amalmattu @srrezaie

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Wellness Cards

We share the wellness cards including ACEP Wellness Recommendations. Also Read! Wellness Week Dear students! This week is exceptional for all emergency medicine … iEM

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Wellness Week

Dear students! This week is exceptional for all emergency medicine professionals. EMERGENCY MEDICINE WELLNESS WEEK (EMWW). EMWW is created by ACEP to remind emergency physicians

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iEM Flickr Image Archive

Our Flickr Image Archive Is Viewed More Than 150.000 times. Free Images and Short Videos Use them freely in your presentations, exams.

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Interview: Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia

We interviewed with Dr. Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia. He is the Dean of University Monterrey, College of Medicine and immediate past president of Mexican Society

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Video Interview – Rob Rogers – Part 3

Great messages for medical students, interns and new EM residents! Part 1 Part 2 Watch the part 3 here! You can listen full interview here!

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iEM Weekly Feed 16

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iEM Flickr Image Archive

Our Flickr Image Archive Is Viewed More Than 150.000 times. Free Images and Short Videos Use them freely in your presentations, exams.

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Interview: Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia

We interviewed with Dr. Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia. He is the Dean of University Monterrey, College of Medicine and immediate past president of Mexican Society

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Video Interview – Rob Rogers – Part 3

Great messages for medical students, interns and new EM residents! Part 1 Part 2 Watch the part 3 here! You can listen full interview here!

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Expert Opinion: Luis Vargas – ED Overcrowding

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OVERCROWDING Dear students, emergency departments are suffering overcrowding since long time. There are various causes of this situation as well as solutions. It

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ICEM2020

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

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Video Interview – Rob Rogers – Part 2

Great messages for medical students, interns and new EM residents! Are you ready to meet the genuine people behind the professional? iEM team proudly presents

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iEM Weekly Feed 15

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What Was Hot In March?

iEM Weekly Feed 15

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Airway Tips by Manrique Umana

Dr. Manrique Umana from Costa Rica presented a fantastic lecture during the 30th Emergency Medicine Conference of Mexican Society in Cancun/Mexico. Every emergency physician should

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iEM in Mexico!

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

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Video Interview – Rob Rogers – Part 1

Great messages for medical students, interns and new EM residents! Are you ready to meet the genuine people behind the professional? iEM team proudly presents

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Stabbing LLQ Pain

A 19-year-old female presents to the emergency department (ED) complaining of 48 hours of worsening, stabbing left lower quadrant abdominal pain. The patient notes an

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Video Interview: Tracy Sanson – Part 3

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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Video Interview: Tracy Sanson – Part 2

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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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!

International Emergency Medicine (iEM) Education Project is an international, non-profit project aiming to promote emergency medicine and provide free, reusable educational content for medical students and educators. All shared

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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 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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Stabbing LLQ Pain

A 19-year-old female presents to the emergency department (ED) complaining of 48 hours of worsening, stabbing left lower quadrant abdominal pain. The patient notes an

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Video Interview: Tracy Sanson – Part 3

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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Video Interview: Tracy Sanson – Part 2

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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iEM Weekly Feed 13

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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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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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

Read More »

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!

International Emergency Medicine (iEM) Education Project is an international, non-profit project aiming to promote emergency medicine and provide free, reusable educational content for medical students and educators. All shared

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 »

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 »

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 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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Acute Red Eye

By Daniel Flather – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link Red Eye chapter written by David Wood from USA is just uploaded to the Website!

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The Red Eye

by David Brian Wood   Case Presentation A 27-year-old female with no past medical problems presents to the emergency room complaining of 2 days of

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Approach To Patient With Stroke

by Matevž Privšek and Gregor Prosen   Introduction Stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a syndrome of any vascular injury that diminishes cerebral blood flow

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A Child With Fever

by Jabeen Fayyaz Case Presentation A 2-month-old female child was brought in with a history of cough and fever for 2 days. As per mother,

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ICH

Intracranial Hemorrhage chapter written by Nur-Ain Nadir and Matthew Smetana from USA is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Intracranial Hemorrhage”

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Intracranial Hemorrhage

by Nur-Ain Nadir and Matthew Smetana   Case Presentation As you start your 3rd night shift in a row, paramedics bring in a 70-year-old female

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Approach to Seizure

Seizure chapter written by Feriyde Caliskan Tur from Turkey is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Seizure”

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Seizure

by Feriyde Caliskan Tur   Introduction The seizure is a frequent neurologic emergency in the emergency department (ED), accounting for 1-2% of all emergency department

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Epiglottitis chapter –

Case courtesy of Dr Maxime St-Amant, Radiopaedia.org. From the case rID: 26840 Epiglottitis chapter written by Kuan Win Sen from Singapore is just uploaded to

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Epiglottitis

by Kuan Win Sen   Case Presentation A 62-year-old man presents to the ambulatory area of the emergency department complaining of sore throat, fever, and chills.

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Acute Sinusitis

Case courtesy of Dr Bruno Di Muzio, Radiopaedia.org. From the case rID: 31870 Sinusitis chapter written by Katja Žalman and Gregor Prosen from Slovenia is

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Sinusitis

by Katja Žalman and Gregor Prosen   Introduction Sinusitis is one of the most common infections treated by emergency physicians and affects about 1 in 8

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From Experts to Our Students! – Sepsis

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Sepsis

by Emilie J. Calvello Hynes   Introduction and Definitions In the last 20 years, the collective understanding of sepsis care has gone through a major

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Red urine

In case you didn’t encounter a construction worker who presented with high voltage electrical injury today! Go To “Burns” Chapter iEM Education Project Team uploads many clinical picture and videos to the Flickr and YouTube. These images are free to use in education. You can also support this global EM

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Core Topics for EM Clerkship

Core EM clerkship topics recommended by SAEM are ready for students. Feel free to read or listen. And, do not forget to share with your colleagues or students. Sharing is caring!

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Electrical injury

In case you didn’t encounter electrical injury today! The above picture shows entry wounds of electrical injury. One of the important hints is DO NOT DELAY TO TAKE OFF RINGS for any hand injury! The above picture shows exit wounds of the same patient. iEM Education Project Team uploads many

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Top 10 in August 2018

This feed gives the list of top read/viewed posts and chapters in August 2018.

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Audio Chapters

Dear students/interns/PGY1s, 41 audio chapters are available in SoundCloud.

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Need a chest tube or not?

Go To “Respiratory Distress” Chapter Go To “Pneumothorax” Chapter Go To “Multiple Trauma” Chapter Go To “Chest Pain” Chapter iEM Education Project Team uploads many clinical picture and videos to the Flickr and YouTube. These images are free to use in education. You can also support this global EM education

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From Experts To Our Students! – GIB

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Infographics

Visit infographic page regularly for new adds.

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Drowning

by Ana Spehonja Case Presentation A 6-year-old previously healthy male was brought to the emergency department (ED) after he fell into a freshwater lake while playing on the dock. Eyewitnesses found his body floating face down in the water. He was unaccounted for 10-15 minutes. They started basic life support

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A new chapter is added – Drowning

Drowning chapter written by Ana Spehonja from Slovenia is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Drowning”

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Heat Illness

by Abdulaziz Al Mulaik   Case Presentation A 57-year-old male is brought to the emergency department by EMS during Hajj. The patient as stated by the paramedics was “found face down” in the street under direct sunlight, where outside temperature is 45°C. Initial vitals are BP: 91/55, HR 130 .

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Simple, amazing hints for heat illness

Heat Illness chapter written by Abdulaziz Al Mulaik from KSA is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Heat Illness”

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Acute Ischemic Stroke

by Fatih Büyükcam Introduction Patients with stroke present with sudden onset of paresis, sensory deficits, visual loss or visual field defects, diplopia, dysarthria, facial droop, ataxia, vertigo, aphasia and altered mental status. These symptoms and signs may be seen alone or in combination. Acute ischemic stroke is a type of

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Acute Ischemic Stroke chapter is just added

Acute Ischemic Stroke chapter written by Fatih Büyükcam from Turkey is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Acute Ischemic Stroke”

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Hyperthermia

by Puneet Sharma   Introduction Hyperthermia is elevated body temperature. It generally due to failed thermoregulation which occurs when a body produces or absorbs more heat than it disseminates. Extreme temperature elevation then becomes a medical emergency requiring immediate treatment to prevent disability or death. Temperature greater than 37.5–38.3 °C (99.5–100.9 °F)

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Choque

Selene Larrazolo Carrasco Traducción Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia Olinda Giselle Garza Saenz Editor de Traducción Maryam AlBadwawi Autor Introducción Choque en términos simples es un estado de reducción del flujo circulatorio dentro del cuerpo; esta circulación inadecuada provoca deprivación del oxígeno y nutrientes esenciales a los tejidos. La mitocondria es

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El capítulo de choque se acaba de agregar al sitio web

Por favor, comparte con tus estudiantes. Choque Traducción: Selene Larrazolo Carrasco de México Editor de Traducción: Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia, Olinda Giselle Garza Saenz

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Causes of ST Elevation

More “Infographic” Read “Mnemonics” Read “ACS”

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AMS and right side weakness

In case you didn’t encounter acute altered mental status and right side weakness today! Read “Acute Ischemic Stroke” iEM Education Project Team uploads many clinical picture and videos to the Flickr and YouTube. These images are free to use in education. You can also support this global EM education initiative

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Swallowed Coin

In case you didn’t encounter a 6-year-old patient who swallowed a coin today! iEM Education Project Team uploads many clinical picture and videos to the Flickr and YouTube. These images are free to use in education. You can also support this global EM education initiative by providing your resources. Sharing is caring!

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Selected Diagnostic Tests

Selected Diagnostic Laboratory Tests are just uploaded to the website. Do you need more?

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From Experts to Our Students! – Communication Skills in the ED

Communication and Interpersonal Interactions chapter written by Vijay Nagpal and Bret A. Nicks from USA is just uploaded to the Website!

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Data Gathering

by Chew Keng Sheng   Introduction Although a medical student has always been taught to take a comprehensive history and a complete physical examination from

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Medical Professionalism

Medical Professionalism chapter written by Amila Punyadasa from Singapore is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Medical Professionalism”

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From Experts to Our Students! – The art of gathering data in the ED

Data Gathering chapter written by gathering data – Chew Keng Sheng from Malaysia is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Data Gathering”

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Effective Communication in the ED

Read “Communication and Interpersonal Interactions”

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Diagnostic Testing In Emergency Medicine

by Yusuf Ali Altunci   Case 1 A fifty-one-year-old male patient is admitted to your emergency department (ED) with chest pain that started 30 minutes

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Diagnostic Testing

Diagnostic Testing In Emergency Medicine chapter written by Yusuf Ali Altunci from Turkey is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Diagnostic Testing In Emergency Medicine”

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Creating Your Action Plan

by Chew Keng Sheng   Introduction As the patient’s physiologic condition is dynamic and changes from time to time, we need to remember that the

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Documentation

by Muneer Al Marzouqi and Qais Abuagla   Introduction Whether you are rotating in the Emergency Department (ED) or elsewhere, one of the key skills

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Action Plan

Creating Your Action Plan chapter written by Chew Keng Sheng from Malaysia is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Creating Your Action Plan”

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Discharge Communications

by Justin Brooten and Bret Nicks   Introduction The process of patient discharge from the emergency department (ED) provides critical information for patients to manage

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Legible patient record

Documentation chapter written by Muneer Al Marzouqi and Qais Abuagla from UAE and Sudan is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Documentation”

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ED-based Patient Handoff Tool (I-CAN)

Read “Communication and Interpersonal Interactions”

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Clinical Decision Rules

by Stacey Chamberlain   Introduction Clinical Decision Rules (CDRs), also known as Decision “Instruments” or “Aids,” are evidence-based tools to assist the practitioner in decision-making

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From Experts To Our Students! – Clinical Decision Tools

Clinical Decision Rules chapter written by Stacey Chamberlain from USA is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Clinical Decision Rules”

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Safely Discharge Your Patient

Discharge Communications  chapter written by Justin Brooten and Bret A. Nicks from USA is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Discharge Communications”

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Classifications and Scores

by Sarah Attwa and Marwan Galal Case 1 A 20-year-old male presents to your ED with a 5 cm wound after he fell off his

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New Section is Uploaded – Emergency Medicine Clerkship: Things to Know

Emergency Medicine Clerkship: Things to Know selected from SAEM and IFEM undergraduate curriculum recommendations are uploaded into the website. More specific disease entities are on

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Mnemonics

by Ozlem Dikme   3 D’s: Beck’s triad (cardiac tamponade) D = Distant heart sounds D = Distended jugular veins D = Decreased arterial pressure

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Burns

by Rahul Goswami   Introduction The skin is the largest organ in the body. Its physiological purpose is to protect the body contents from foreign

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Lovely Mnemonics of Emergency Medicine

Mnemonics chapter by Ozlem Dikme from Turkey is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Mnemonics”

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Classifications and Scores in Emergency Medicine

Classifications and Scores chapter written by Sarah Attwa and Marwan Galal from Egypt and UAE is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Classifications and Scores”

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From Experts To Our Students! – Burn Injuries

Burns chapter written by Rahul Goswami from Singapore is just uploaded to the Website! Read “Burns”

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Sudden Severe Headache

In case you didn’t encounter a sudden severe headache today! A 46-year-old female patient presented with severe headache. BP: 178/88 mmHg, HR: 103 bpm, RR:

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Approach to critically ill

The ABC Approach To Critically Ill Patient chapter written by Donna Venezia from USA is just uploaded to the Website! Read “The ABC Approach To

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Clinical Images and Videos on Flickr reached 19.6K views

Dear medical students/interns/PGY1s and educators, we upload regularly clinical, imaging pictures and videos to our Flickr channel. Currently, 652 images and videos are in the

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Arterial and Venous Blood Gas Analysis

by Kemal Gunaydin Introduction Measurements of PaO2, PaCO2, SaO2, pH, and bicarbonate values are made with arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis in order to determine

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Top 10 in July 2018

This feed gives the list of top read/viewed posts and chapters in July 2018.

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Neck pain after a bar fight

In case you didn’t encounter a young trauma patient today! You are working in a rural hospital. A 34-year-old male trauma patient was brought to

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Unilateral or bilateral?

In case you didn’t encounter another trauma today! You are working in a rural hospital. A 55-year-old female was brought to the ED by EMS.

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From experts to our students! – eFAST

Read “eFAST” Listen “eFAST”

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A 69-year-old male with altered mental status

In case you didn’t encounter an elderly with abdominal pain today! A 72-year-old male patient presented with mild abdominal pain. BP: 145/68 mmHg, HR: 83

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What is wrong with this CT?

In case you didn’t encounter shortness of breath today! Go To “Pulmonary Embolism” Chapter Go To “Respiratory Distress” Chapter Go To “Chest Pain” Chapter iEM

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From experts to our students! – Splinting

Read “Splinting and Casting”

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What is the name of this fracture?

In case you didn’t encounter a trauma patient today! iEM Education Project Team uploads many clinical picture and videos to the Flickr and YouTube. These

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Stanford A or B?

In case you didn’t encounter a patient with sudden onset chest pain today! Go To “Chest Pain” Chapter Go To “Aortic Dissection” Chapter iEM Education

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Selected Imaging Modalities

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Audio files – Selected Cardiovascular Emergencies

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Pelvic X-ray interpretation

How to read pelvic x-rays chapter written by Sara Nikolić and Gregor Prosen from Slovenia is just uploaded to the Website! Read “How to read pelvic

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How to read pelvic x-rays

by Sara Nikolić and Gregor Prosen Introduction Pelvic fractures carry life‐threatening injury potential which should be identified or suspect during the primary assessment of patients with

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Capítulos en Idioma Español

Por favor, comparte con tus estudiantes. Paro Cardiaco Traducción: Jorge Luis García Macías de México Editor de Traducción: Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia

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Paro Cardiaco

Jorge Luis García Macías Traducción Jesus Daniel Lopez Tapia Olinda Giselle Garza Saenz Editores de Traducción Abdel Noureldin and Falak Sayed Autores Introducción Mujer de

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Head CT Interpretation – No Worries!

Read “How to read head CT” Chapter

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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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Chest X-ray Interpretation, No Worries!

How to read a chest x-ray chapter written by Ozlem Koksal from Turkey is just uploaded to the Website! For pathologic images, please visit our

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From experts to our students! – “Poisoning”

Read “Poisoning” Listen “Poisoning”

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What is your next action?

In case you didn’t encounter an elderly with chest discomfort today! A 78-year-old male patient presented with chest discomfort and SOB. BP: 89/48 mmHg, HR:

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Sudden Shortness of Breath

In case you didn’t encounter a sudden shortness of breath today! A 23-year-old male patient presented with sudden onset SOB and chest pain. BP: 121/68

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Clinical Images and Videos in Flickr

We have just uploaded our 500th clinical image/video to Flickr. All images and videos are free to use in your presentations, quizzes and share in

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How to read chest x-rays

by  Ozlem Koksal Introduction Chest X-ray interpretation is one of the fundamental skills of every doctor. Emergency physicians are particularly exposed to various chest x-rays

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How to Read C-Spine X-Ray

by Dejvid Ahmetović and Gregor Prosen Introduction C-spine x-ray interpretation is one of the fundamental skills of emergency physicians. Although current guidelines lead us to

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Amal Mattu’s White Board Teaching

Thanks to Dr. Mattu for giving us a chance to share his whiteboard teaching pearls.

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BLUE protocol

by Toh Hong Chuen Case Presentation A 68-year-old man with a history of congestive cardiac failure (CCF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) presented with breathlessness

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Selected Procedures

17 of recommended procedures by SAEM/ IFEM  are uploaded to the Website! with curated #FOAMed resources.

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Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use

by Mehmet Ali Aslaner Introduction AED is a portable electronic device that produced to detect and treat the life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias such as like ventricular fibrillation

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What every Med Student/Intern should know about EM

Rob Rogers Joe Lex C. James Holliman Learn the secrets of Emergency Medicine from the fabulous four chapters prepared by three worldwide experts. Listen or

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Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Sampling

by Matija Ambroz and Gregor Prosen Case Presentation A 23 years old pregnant woman was admitted with a history of polyuria, dysuria, fever, and thirst.

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Arthrocentesis

by Tanju Tasyurek Introduction Arthrocentesis is an acknowledged, useful procedure to puncture and aspiration of a joint. It is usually performed both as a diagnostic and

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Mattu and Winters’s Pearls

Thanks to Dr. Winters and Dr. Mattu for giving us a chance to share their whiteboard teaching pearls.

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Basics of Bleeding Control

by Ana Spehonja and Gregor Prosen Types of wounds Contusion (Contusio): It is a result of minor forces, usually over clothes on 90°angle. Capillaries beneath

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