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Case Report: The Hangover and the Lateral Canthotomy

In Case Series, Medical Concepts by Maheshver ShunmugamLeave a Comment

Alan Garner is a 38-year-old single, unemployed, Caucasian male, with a medical history of ADHD who has voluntarily arrived at the ED accompanied by friends Stu and Phil after being punched in the face while trespassing. Despite having a poor recollection of the night’s events, Alan and friends are certain that he received a sucker punch by none other than Mike Tyson, the former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion. Phil informs you that, …

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Introducing: CRACKCast Visual Flashcards!

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Check out the new CRACKCast Visual Flashcards: brought to you by the CanadiEM Infographics and CRACKCast teams! Our goal is to visually produce flashcards covering high-yield Wisecracks and Core Questions from CRACKCast episodes. The Infographics team has created a pilot deck, and we need YOUR feedback to improve the series. Click the link below, and tell us how we can improve our flashcards to fit your study needs! Also, make sure to share …

HiQuiPs: Sim to Win

In HiQuiPs by Jamie RiggsLeave a Comment

It’s a night shift, quieter than usual, though you wouldn’t say so out loud. As if the thought is enough to tempt fate, EMS rolls by. You got no patch, no heads up. “Car accident, just outside the hospital,” a paramedic calls as the patient is transferred onto the trauma stretcher. All you hear are unintelligible moans. All you see is blood streaming from a severely injured face. But the team’s already working, …

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The CAEP Daily: Day 3 (June 17)

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This year, CanadiEM has partnered with the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, EMOttawa, and the Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine to help promote #CAEP21: CAEP at the Forks – Rising to the Challenge. From June 15-17, 2021 we will be publishing The CAEP Daily, a journalistic summary of highlights from the conference. Please join the discussion! Today’s Plenary Speakers: Lessons Learned in Social Innovation Speaker: Dr. Alika Lafontaine Dr Alika LaFontaine explains that social innovation …

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The CAEP Daily: Day 2 (June 16)

In Featured, Podcast by Kevin Junghwan DongLeave a Comment

This year, CanadiEM has partnered with the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, EMOttawa, and the Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine to help promote #CAEP21: CAEP at the Forks – Rising to the Challenge. From June 15-17, 2021 we will be publishing The CAEP Daily, a journalistic summary of highlights from the conference. Please join the discussion! Today’s Plenary Speakers: Emergency Medicine is a Failed Paradigm for the Care of the Critically Ill: A …