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Spot the Diagnosis! The case of the Pale Woman

In Arts PRN, Medical Conceptsby Tetyana Maniuk8 Comments

As part of the Arts PRN series, we will intermittently be featuring pieces of historic art that hint at an underlying medical condition. They say a picture is worth 1000 words… can you Spot the Diagnosis after examining only a painting? Read on to learn not only about the art, but about these fascinating medical conditions. Who knows, maybe they’ll help you make a diagnosis some day (or at least help you out …

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Spot the Diagnosis! The Case of The Ugly Duchess

In Arts PRN, Medical Conceptsby Tetyana Maniuk8 Comments

As part of the Arts PRN series, we will intermittently be featuring pieces of historic art that hint at an underlying medical condition. They say a picture is worth 1000 words… can you Spot the Diagnosis after examining only a painting? Read on to learn not only about the art, but about these fascinating medical conditions. Who knows, maybe they’ll help you make a diagnosis some day (or at least help you out …

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Arts PRN Project

In Arts PRNby Tetyana Maniuk12 Comments

Our vision Arts PRN strives to be a platform that showcases the experiences of healthcare providers through… the Arts! Each showcase cycle will have a call for submissions from anyone involved in the health care field. Submissions will be featured bi-weekly in the CanadiEM Arts PRN section. Educational posts outlining the benefits of art and observational challenges will also be published intermittently. We strive to show the arts in medicine, and the medicine …

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Tiny Tips: HEADACHe Red Flags Mnemonic

In Medical Concepts, Tiny Tipsby Tetyana ManiukLeave a Comment

Patients with complaints of acute headache comprise 4% of emergency department visits.1 Most headaches presenting to the ED are primary headaches such as migraines, however, important secondary causes, such as hemorrhage, cannot be missed.2. A recent CrackCast outlined an excellent approach to headache red flags. The HEADACHe mnemonic can help you remember these red flags3! History describing the worst headache of life or a headache that is different than usual Exertion as a trigger for …