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CJEM Visual Abstract: IV Prostaglandin to Reduce Digital Amputations in Frostbite

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In this issue, we collaborated with the CJEM team to create a visual abstract on the article “Effectiveness of intravenous prostaglandin to reduce digital amputations from frostbite: an observational study”.​1​ When we are dealing with frostbite in the ED, traditionally, management is focused on re-warming (of both an extremity, or simply the entire patient!). Depending on severity and patient characteristics, the question is whether or not amputation is required to debride necrotic tissues …

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CJEM Visual Abstract: The cost of In- vs Out-patient antibiotic therapy

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In this issue, we collaborated with the CJEM team to create a visual abstract on the article “Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) and inpatient treatment strategies for emergency department patients with cellulitis: a cost analysis”.​1​ Skin and soft tissue infections in the ED almost always equals antibiotic prescription. Depending on severity and patient characteristics, the question is whether oral or intravenous (IV) administration is required, and patients receiving IV antibiotics for these infections …

Social Justice EM Podcast E02: Metis Worldview and Emergency Medicine with Dr. Jill Roberge

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Overview:In this episode, Amie speaks with Dr. Jill Roberge, a Métis physician about how she integrates the Métis Worldview into her practice. Dr. Roberge discusses her cultural background and why she chose to practice Emergency Medicine. Dr. Roberge discusses how the Métis worldview can be practiced every day through a compassionate lens. We also discuss her experiences with racism within the medical school application process and in healthcare. In conclusion, Dr. Roberge provides …

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CAEP 2022: Plenary Speakers Day 4

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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! Today’s Plenary featured Daniel Kollek and Valerie Rzepka with “Vivre-esemble abroad: Lessons from Ukraine”. In this amazing plenary, they broke down their top tips on how to provide efficient care …

CAEP 2022: Plenary Speakers Day 3

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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! The plenaries for day 3 consist of the Top 4 research abstracts submitted to CAEP which covers a variety of important topics in EM: 1. “Impact of a knowledge to …

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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 …