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Methoxyflurane- an alternative to opioid and NSAID analgesia in the Emergency Department?

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Introduction Methoxyflurane, also known as Penthrox, is an inhaled analgesic that was first used in the early 1960s for general anaesthesia.​1​ While initially popular, reports of serious side effects including hepatotoxicity and irreversible dose-dependent nephrotoxicity led to its reduced usage as a general anesthetic by the 1970s.​2​ Nevertheless, due to its non-opioid nature and short half-life, methoxyflurane has found new life as a short acting analgesic for moderate to severe pain in several …

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The CAEP Daily: Day 2 (June 16)

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This year, CanadiEM has partnered with the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, EMOttawa, and the Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine to help promote #CAEP21: CAEP at the Forks – Rising to the Challenge. From June 15-17, 2021 we will be publishing The CAEP Daily, a journalistic summary of highlights from the conference. Please join the discussion! Today’s Plenary Speakers: Emergency Medicine is a Failed Paradigm for the Care of the Critically Ill: A …

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CAEP 2021: Recent EM Literature and Global EM Tracks

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This is the third episode of our CanadiEM’s podcast series in collaboration with CAEP 2021. Today’s episode is hosted by Dr. Hans Rosenberg, who is joined by two track chairs to discuss some of the awesome talks planned for CAEP 2021 conference, CAEP at the Forks: Rising to the Challenge! Tune in to learn all about the Recent Emergency Medicine Literature, and Global Emergency Medicine Tracks. Our Guests Dr. Ken Milne is an …

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CAEP 2021: Tracks and Plenary Speakers

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This is the third episode of our CanadiEM’s podcast series in collaboration with CAEP 2021, with our guest host Ken Milne. You may recognize Ken Milne’s voice from the popular podcast Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine. In this series, Ken breaks down will tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming CAEP 2021 conference, CAEP at the Forks: Rising to the Challenge! In today’s episode, Ken Milne meets with Dr. Tamara …

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CAEP 2021: Pre-Conference Details

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This is the second episode of our CanadiEM’s podcast series in collaboration with CAEP 2021, with our guest host Ken Milne. You may recognize Ken Milne’s voice from the popular podcast Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine. In this series, Ken breaks down will tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming CAEP 2021 conference, CAEP at the Forks: Rising to the Challenge! In today’s episode, Ken Milne meets with Dr. Tamara …

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CAEP 2021: Goals of the Conference

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This is the first episode of our CanadiEM’s podcast series in collaboration with CAEP 2021, with our guest host Ken Milne. You may recognize Ken Milne’s voice from the popular podcast Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine. In this series, Ken breaks down will tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming CAEP 2021 conference, CAEP at the Forks: Rising to the Challenge! In today’s episode, Ken Milne meets with Dr. Tamara …