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The CanadiEM Infographic Team: Now Accepting Applications

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Are you a medical student or resident with an interest in emergency medicine and/or infographics? Are you looking to gain some marketable skills in graphic design? If so, you’ll be happy to hear that CanadiEM is recruiting new members for the infographic team. How did it start? Our initial infographic team consisted of three members in 2015, who worked on a variety of projects. Since then, this has expanded to approximately 12 members …

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SHoC-ED2: Ultrasound and ECG findings as predictors of cardiac arrest outcomes in the emergency department

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This month CanadiEM is featuring an article from the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine that looks at the use of point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) and ECG findings in emergency department (ED) cardiac arrest patients. While current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) protocols do not mandate the use of echocardiography, cardiac PoCUS is increasingly being used in ED cardiopulmonary resuscitation1,2. Studies have shown that an absence of cardiac activity on ultrasound is associated with a …