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CAEP 2022: Plenary Speakers Day 2

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In this series, we are collaborating with CAEP to break down everything you need to know about the CAEP Conference in Quebec City! We have teamed up with CAEP to bring you infographics summarizing the plenary talks for each day of the conference! Our second plenary speech was a presentation titled ” A Healthy Response to the Climate Emergency -briefing and action plan for the ER community” given by Drs. Courtney Howard, Claudel …

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Introducing the 2021 CanadiEM Infographics Team

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The CanadiEM Infographics Team has recruited some new members! Our team now consists of 17 talented medical students, residents, and physicians. We strive to create helpful infographics that display EM knowledge in a digestible format. To showcase the talent of our new members, we tasked them with creating some team infographics! Over the last year, our team has been involved in projects including: (CJEM) Visual Abstracts, CRACKCast Visual Flashcards and PEM Pearls. We …

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Introducing: CRACKCast Visual Flashcards!

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Check out the new CRACKCast Visual Flashcards: brought to you by the CanadiEM Infographics and CRACKCast teams! Our goal is to visually produce flashcards covering high-yield Wisecracks and Core Questions from CRACKCast episodes. The Infographics team has created a pilot deck, and we need YOUR feedback to improve the series. Click the link below, and tell us how we can improve our flashcards to fit your study needs! Also, make sure to share …

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PEM Pearls 03: Non Accidental Trauma pt. 2

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Welcome back to PEM Pearls: the CanadiEM Infographic Series focused on providing approaches and high-yield pearls for important pediatric EM topics! This is part 2 of our 2 part Non-Accidental Trauma posts. Today we will be discussing the workup, investigations, and management for potential non-accidental trauma cases.​1​ There are a variety of goals of care that emergency physicians should perform when managing a potential non-accidental trauma case. In short, remember to treat, record, …

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PEM Pearls 02: Non-Accidental Trauma pt. 1

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Welcome back to PEM Pearls: the CanadiEM Infographic Series focused on providing approaches and high-yield pearls for important pediatric EM topics! This is part 1 of our 2 part Non-Accidental Trauma posts. Today we will be discussing the history, physical exam, and differential diagnosis considerations for potential non-accidental trauma cases.​1​ Physical child abuse is a frequently missed emergency department presentation. It is most common in children aged 6 months or younger, although it …

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PEM Pearls 01: Pediatric Airway Differences

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Welcome to PEM Pearls: a new CanadiEM Infographic Series focused on providing approaches and high-yield pearls for important pediatric EM topics! Today we will be discussing differences in pediatric airway anatomy and airway management considerations.​1​ Physiology Even in a healthy child, pediatric patients are incredibly prone to rapid oxygen desaturation during apnea. Furthermore, The rate of desaturation is proportional to the child’s age: infants can reach 90% SpO2 in as little as two …