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We’re hiring a website coordinator!

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CanadiEM is a Canadian organization that aims to create a virtual community of practice for Canadian Emergency Medicine practitioners by producing and distributing high-quality, freely available educational resources. We put significant effort into fostering digital scholarship skills within medical students and emergency medicine trainees. We are seeking a part-time website coordinator to provide logistical and editorial support. This role would be done remotely and would include: Coordinating the editorial workflow Liaising with authors …

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PoCUS Previews 03: Intro to the FAST Scan

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Welcome back to PoCUS Previews, your illustrated guide to the world of Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS)! In the hands of a skilled sonographer, PoCUS can serve as a valuable tool while assessing a patient in trauma. PoCUS can quickly and fairly accurately detect blood loss and signal the presence of internal organ damage. Thus, the Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) scan is one of the most celebrated uses of PoCUS …

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CRACKCast E231- Genitourinary System

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This updated episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 40 (9th Ed.) on genitourinary trauma. This episode will outline the approach and details of the diagnosis, classification and treatment of common traumatic genitourinary injuries. Shownotes PDF – Here Rosen’s in Perspective We did it! We have reached the end of CRACKCast. In today’s episode, we review Chapter 40 in Rosen’s 9th Edition – Genitourinary System. I can already hear everyone wincing in pain as …

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PoCUS Previews 02: Intro to Image Generation

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Welcome back to PoCUS Previews, your illustrated guide to the world of Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS)! This month’s infographic will focus on image and probe orientation, different probe movements that can be used to generate these images, and some common artifacts (or abnormal alterations in ultrasound images). Ultrasound images can be challenging to interpret when we consider their dynamic nature and varying conventions that surround them. This infographic breaks down the orientation …

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Journal Club by CanadiEM E05: The ARREST trial and ECMO programs

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Join us and our expert guest Dr. James Gould as we discuss ECMO and mature ECMO programs, appraise the ARREST trial and consider the future of cardiac arrest care. Today’s hosts are Jayneel Limbachia, Dakoda Herman, and Jake Domm. Expert Guest: Dr. James Gould is a father of 3, emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at QEII Health Sciences Center and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a special interest in resuscitation …