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CAEP at the Forks: 2021 Promo Poster

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CAEP at the Forks is this year’s Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians annual conference! For the first time, #CAEP21 will be hosted on a virtual platform this year. CanadiEM and CAEP are working together to help promote this awesome event! With a spectacular lineup of national and international speakers as well as outside-the-box and fun social activities planned, this won’t be your average virtual CME event! CAEP at the Forks: Rising to the …

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When Guidelines Conflict: Managing Atrial Fibrillation in the ED

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common arrhythmia with a prevalence of 1-2% in Canada.​1​ On an ECG, AF is recognized by an irregularly irregular rhythm lacking p waves (Figure 1). In addition to the clinical and pathophysiological pattern, AF can be categorized as “valvular AF” (VAF) or “nonvalvular AF” (NVAF). While there are varying definitions for VAF, it is usually restricted to AF in the presence of a mechanical heart valve, moderate …

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CAEP + CanadiEM Collaboration – CAEP Conference 2021 – Podcast

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CAEP and CanadiEM are collaborating to help promote the Virtual CAEP Conference 2021! Did you know Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) is hosting a virtual CAEP Conference in 2021? CAEP at the Forks: Rising to the ChallengeWhen is it? June 15-17, 2021Where is it? It’s virtual but its hosted by the organizers at University of Manitoba, Winnipeg in collaboration with educators from all over Canada.How can I register? #CAEP2021 The CAEP …

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Grey’s Anatomy Case Review: Don’t Get Burned

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After a mass casualty incident involving a hotel fire, the Seattle Grace Hospital was in chaos. As in every episode, the emergency department was run entirely by surgeons. Patients were handed off between residents with little communication as they ran from one case to the next and additional casualties were wheeled in. Ultimately, one crucial mistake during the assessment of patient C. Becker led to her demise. Mrs. Becker was a 30-year-old female …

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Queen’s Gambit Case Report: Pediatric Benzodiazepine Overdose

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Patient Presentation Beth Harmon is a 9-year-old female who presented to the ED from the Methuen Home, an orphanage, after a witnessed ingestion of “green pills” or Xanzolam. As reported by Headmistress Helen Deardorff, she swallowed at least a handful of the drug after stealing it from the orphanage’s pill jar. She then lost consciousness and fell off the chair she was standing on, dropping and shattering the pill jar. We are unable …

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CarmsCast Episode 3: Preparing for Interviews

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In this week’s episode, we are covering how to best prepare for your all-important interviews! From what questions to expect to how to leave a positive impression, we cover it all! Helping break this all down for us is a panel of resident guests from diverse programs across Canada: Dr. Larissa Hattin, Dr. Dillan Radomske, and  Dr. Ben Forestell. Click Here For Shownotes Our Guests Dr. Larissa Hattin is a 4th-year emergency medicine …