Selected Orthopaedic Problems and Injuries section is added.

Selected Orthopaedic Problems and Injuries

question of the day
iEM Education Project Team

Question Of The Day

Welcome to our new initiative, “Question of the Day.” We will share emergency medicine-related questions regularly here. You can test yourselves with new questions on

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Rob Rogers

ROB ROGERS Advisor Trained in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Rob Rogers currently practices Emergency Medicine at the University of Kentucky’s Chandler Hospital in the

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Top 10 Posts and Chapters of 2019

We thank to all contributors of 2018 book and blog authors for their priceless contribution to provide free educational resources. Here are top 10 blog

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Neck pain after a bar fight

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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 the ED by his friends! You applied primary and secondary survey. The patient describes only neck pain. He has a central tenderness at the c-spine area. The facility does not have a CT scan, and you order c-spine X-ray. 

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Selected Imaging Modalities

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eFAST

by Ashley Bean, Brian Hohertz and Gregory R. Snead Introduction The objective of the extended focused assessment for sonography in trauma (eFAST) is to detect

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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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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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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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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 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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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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Pelvic X-ray interpretation

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