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Journal Club by CanadiEM – E03: Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) – Part 2

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In this episode we: Learn the importance of treatment studies (Randomized Controlled Trials) in EBM Understand and interpret methods and results of treatment based studies Become familiar with critically appraising treatment based studies Part 1 examines the trial validityPart 2 covers the results Hosts:  Dylan Collins  Levi Johnston Dakoda Herman Jayneel Limbachia Jake Domm Paper:  Warren, Jaimee, et al. “Antacid Monotherapy Is More Effective in Relieving Epigastric Pain Than in Combination With Lidocaine: …

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Tiny Tips: Causes of Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia encountered and managed in the emergency department.​​1,2​ In addition to ensuring hemodynamic stability and subsequent management of the arrhythmia, the emergency physician must identify and treat potential underlying causes. Atrial fibrillation itself may be a sequela of an underlying life-threatening disease process such as pulmonary embolism or sepsis. In some instances, treatment of the underlying cause may lead to the resolution of the arrhythmia.​​1​ It is …

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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? caepconference.ca #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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Journal Club by CanadiEM – E02: Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) – Part 1

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In this episode we:1. Learn the importance of treatment studies (Randomized Controlled Trials) in EBM 2. Understand and interpret methods and results of treatment based studies 3. Become familiar with critically appraising treatment based studies Part 1 examines the trial validity Part 2 covers the results Hosts:  Dylan Collins  Levi Johnston Dakoda Herman Jayneel Limbachia Jake Domm Paper:  Warren, Jaimee, et al. “Antacid Monotherapy Is More Effective in Relieving Epigastric Pain Than in Combination With …

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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 …