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We’re hiring a website coordinator!

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CanadiEM is a Canadian organization that aims to create a virtual community of practice for Canadian Emergency Medicine practitioners by producing and distributing high-quality, freely available educational resources. We put significant effort into fostering digital scholarship skills within medical students and emergency medicine trainees. We are seeking a part-time website coordinator to provide logistical and editorial support. This role would be done remotely and would include: Coordinating the editorial workflow Liaising with authors …

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PoCUS Previews 03: Intro to the FAST Scan

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Welcome back to PoCUS Previews, your illustrated guide to the world of Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS)! In the hands of a skilled sonographer, PoCUS can serve as a valuable tool while assessing a patient in trauma. PoCUS can quickly and fairly accurately detect blood loss and signal the presence of internal organ damage. Thus, the Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) scan is one of the most celebrated uses of PoCUS …

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A Study on Behalf of the CCEDRRN: Trends in COVID-19 ED management and outcomes, wave-by-wave.

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In 2020, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presented the largest public health crisis inover a century. Healthcare workers had to learn how to treat and manage patients withCOVID-2019 without overwhelming health systems. They were faced with both evidence-based and non-evidence-based treatment recommendations. Simultaneously, public healthinterventions aimed to reduce transmission in the population and protect those mostvulnerable. In this evolving context, we wanted to know whether clinicians were able toadapt their clinical practice. We also …

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CRACKCast E231- Genitourinary System

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This updated episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 40 (9th Ed.) on genitourinary trauma. This episode will outline the approach and details of the diagnosis, classification and treatment of common traumatic genitourinary injuries. Shownotes PDF – Here Rosen’s in Perspective We did it! We have reached the end of CRACKCast. In today’s episode, we review Chapter 40 in Rosen’s 9th Edition – Genitourinary System. I can already hear everyone wincing in pain as …

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FRCPC or CCFP-EM: What is best for you?

In CaRMS Guide, Mentorship by Brent Thoma28 Comments

FRCPC or CCFP-EM?  This is a question that EM physicians spend a lot of time discussing with their mentees. Why are there two EM designations in Canada? What do the letters even mean? What’s the difference? Which route is right for you? These are great questions. Unfortunately, as with many important decisions, you’ll probably get as many answers to them as people you ask. Everyone in the Canadian EM world seems to have …