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ClerkCast Episode 5: Pediatric Fever

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Welcome back to ClerkCast! Today we are sitting down with Dr Kaif Pardhan, FRCP EM assistant program director at the University of Toronto, staff emergency physician at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, and staff emergency physician in the Pediatric Emergency Department at the McMaster Children’s Hospital. Key takeaways from this episode are: Every pediatric patient with a fever should be “eyeballed” using the pediatric assessment triangle and pediatric vitals for their age groupFever is …

Physician Passion Projects: Episode 1

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Episode overview Introduce the Physician Passion Projects podcast series, hosts, and future direction Highlight Susan Thouin and Roberta Hood’s work on Voices Rock Medicine – a choir comprised of all female physicians Physician Passion Projects An exciting podcast series hosted by Dr. Jeffrey Shih (Twitter/Instagram: @jshihmd) and Rana Kamhawy (Twitter: @ranakamhawy) highlighting Emergency Physicians’ Passion Projects outside of their clinical practice.  Puts a spotlight on some of the great initiatives that Emergency Physicians …

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2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Adult Basic and Advanced Life Support

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This year, the American Heart Association (AHA) released the updated 2020 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care; the first major update to the internationally recognized guideline in five years. In collaboration with the AHA, the authors highlighted the “Top 10 Things to Know” regarding the guideline updates. As in previous years, the authors emphasize recognizing prevalence and mortality of cardiac arrest in both a community and hospital setting. They also reaffirm …

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2020 AHA and Red Cross Focused Update on First Aid

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This year, the American Heart Association released the updated 2020 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care; the first major update to the internationally recognized guideline in five years. CanadiEM has worked alongside the AHA to produce infographics summarizing these updates.  Alongside the American Red Cross, the AHA developed a Focused Update for First Aid outlining the “Top 10 Things to Know” for providers. The update used systematic reviews produced by the …