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CanadiEM is on Instagram!

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Do you love CanadiEM’s visual content? Do you want a quick way to see old and new infographics? Lucky for you, CanadiEM has joined Instagram. We will be posting all our visual content from infographics to Tiny Tips to Arts PRN posts! Over the next several weeks we will be posting all our past visual content. Then new content will be posted as it is released. To see the full infographic from instagram, …

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Blood&Clots Series: Anticoagulation for patients with moderate to severe renal dysfunction

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All the content from the Blood & Clots series can be found here. CanMEDS Roles addressed: Medical expert, Manager Case Description You are called to assess an active and energetic 79 year old man who has come to the ER complaining of palpitations for three months. You do an EKG which shows atrial fibrillation. The patient has a history of gout, hemorrhoids, hypertension, and diabetes. His only medications are a thiazide diuretic and …

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CanadiEM MVP Infographic Series – The Canadian C-spine rule for radiography in alert and stable trauma patients

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This issue of the MVP Infographic Series is focused on “The Canadian C-spine rule for radiography in alert and stable trauma patients” published by Stiell et al.1 Prior to the use of clinical decision rules, such as the Canadian C-spine Rule (CCR), clinicians varied up to 6-fold in how often they ordered C-spine X-rays. Although such X-rays have a low individual cost, they carry a high systems-level cost due to the volume of …