JJ 22 Laceration Repair – Glue vs Strips vs Staples vs Sutures
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by Dr. Anton Helman
1w ago
In this Part 2 of our 3-part Journal Jam series on Laceration Management we dive into the evidence for the choice of material to close lacerations. Which is best for which kind of laceration? Surgical skin glue? Wound adhesive strips? Surgical staples? Absorbable sutures? Nonabsorbable sutures?... The post JJ 22 Laceration Repair – Glue vs Strips vs Staples vs Sutures appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases ..read more
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EM Quick Hits 45 ETCO2 in Cardiac Arrest, Organ Donation, Paraphimosis, Medicolegal Myths, QI Corner
Emergency Medicine Cases
by Dr. Anton Helman
3w ago
Understanding why ETCO2 is recommended in cardiac arrest with Swami, practical steps to organ donation in the ED with Dr. Andrew Healy, using your hospital food court to treat paraphimosis, rectal prolapse and food bolus obstruction with Dr. Sarah Foohey, QI Corner with Dr. Tahara Bhate, 4 Medicolegal Myths with Dr. Jennifer C. Tang on this month's EM Quick Hits podcast... The post EM Quick Hits 45 ETCO2 in Cardiac Arrest, Organ Donation, Paraphimosis, Medicolegal Myths, QI Corner appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases ..read more
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Ep 177 Bronchiolitis – Diagnostic Challenges and Management Pitfalls
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by Dr. Anton Helman
1M ago
In this main episode podcast Anton discusses with world expert and bronchiolitis researcher Dr. Suzanne Schuh, the challenges of the diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis during a time of crisis in pediatric emergency medicine and offers some evidence-based solutions to improving outcomes while minimizing valuable resources, as part of our 'Best of University of Toronto EM' series... The post Ep 177 Bronchiolitis – Diagnostic Challenges and Management Pitfalls appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases ..read more
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Journal Jam 21 Laceration Management – Does Timing of Closure, Irrigation, Gloves Type, Eversion Matter?
Emergency Medicine Cases
by Dr. Anton Helman
1M ago
In this Journal Jam podcast Anton and Justin welcome special guest Dr. Haley Cochrane. We dive deep into the evidence for timing of closure and infection rate, fluid choice, volume and pressure of irrigation of lacerations, glove type and infection rate, how eversion of wound edges effects cosmetic outcomes and much more. You might be surprised to discover that the evidence for many things we do for lacerations that are considered "standard of care", is either weak or non-existent. But do not fret - we deliver practical bottom line practical recommendations to help improve outcomes, save time ..read more
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EM Quick Hits 44 Fluids in Pancreatitis, Nasal Fractures, Delirium, DOSE VF, Intimate Partner Violence
Emergency Medicine Cases
by Dr. Anton Helman
2M ago
In this EM Quick Hits podcast: Justin Morgenstern on fluids in pancreatitis, Leeor Sommer on nasal fractures, Christina Shenvi on delirium, Sheldon Cheskes and Rohit Mohindra on Dose VF, and Noor Khatib and Kari Sampsel on intimate partner violence... The post EM Quick Hits 44 Fluids in Pancreatitis, Nasal Fractures, Delirium, DOSE VF, Intimate Partner Violence appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases ..read more
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Ep 176 Orthopedic X-rays Master Class – Pitfalls in Obtaining and Interpreting MSK X-rays
Emergency Medicine Cases
by Dr. Anton Helman
2M ago
Do not let a negative X-ray rule the day! Like almost all medical tests X-rays are far from perfect and should be ordered and interpreted only in the context of a thorough history and physical exam. In this 2nd part of our 2-part series on orthopedic x-rays with Dr. Arun Sayal and Dr. Yatin Chadha we discuss the pitfalls of obtaining and interpreting orthopedic X-rays, when orthopedic X-ray decision tools lead us astray, how understanding the concept of central ray helps dictate how we should order X-rays and interpret them, how the ring structure concept of the forearm and lower leg can remin ..read more
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Ep 175 Emergency Orthopedics Differential: SCARED OF Mnemonic – When X-rays Lie
Emergency Medicine Cases
by Dr. Anton Helman
3M ago
In this main episode podcast, Dr. Arun Sayal creator of the CASTED course and Dr. Yatin Chadha a radiologist with a fellowship in MSK radiology, join Anton for Part 1 of 2 podcasts on Emergency Orthopedic Injuries. This episode focuses on a differential diagnosis of MSK injuries that are occult to X-ray with the help of the SCARED OF mnemonic. It ensures we pick up all the “can’t miss” diagnoses that can be easily overlooked when we do not integrate a pointed history and physical exam with the X-ray in front of us. Essentially, we discuss ‘when X-rays lie’ and offer up a variety of clinical pe ..read more
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EM Quick Hits 43 Pediatric Cannabis Poisoning, Esophageal Perforation, Brugada, Career Transitions in EM
Emergency Medicine Cases
by Dr. Anton Helman
3M ago
On this month's EM Quick Hits podcast: Best of University of Toronto EM with Yaron Finkelstein on pediatric cannabis poisoning pitfalls, Brit Long on recognition and management of esophageal perforation, Jesse McLaren on 3 questions to diagnose Brugada Syndrome, Tahara Bhate on QI Corner, Constance Leblanc on maintaining wellness in career transitions from CAEP 2022... The post EM Quick Hits 43 Pediatric Cannabis Poisoning, Esophageal Perforation, Brugada, Career Transitions in EM appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases ..read more
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Ep 174 Is Less More? Saving EM and Traumatic Pneumothorax – Highlights from CAEP 2022
Emergency Medicine Cases
by Dr. Anton Helman
4M ago
Emergency Medicine has undergone many changes over the last couple of decades and especially during the COVID pandemic. Most of these changes have been very positive, but increasing volumes, staff shortages, aging populations, increasing breadth of responsibilities and better access to more imaging have made some of us question how we should define the scope of our practices. In this main episode podcast, highlights from CAEP 2022 conference, Anton discusses the article 'Saving EM: Is Less More?' with Dr. Paul Atkinson and Dr. Grant Innes and offer some solutions to this current state of affai ..read more
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EM Quick Hits 42 – Subsegmental PE, Trauma Analgesia, Near-Drowning, Polio, Head-up CPR
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by Dr. Anton Helman
4M ago
In this EM Quick Hits podcast: Salim Rezaie on venous thromboembolism recurrence in subsegmental pulmonary embolism, Andrew Petrosoniak on pain management in the polytrauma, Nour Khatib on a rural EM case on management of near-drowning patient, Sara Reid delivers a polio primer, Anand Swaminathan on head-up CPR... The post EM Quick Hits 42 – Subsegmental PE, Trauma Analgesia, Near-Drowning, Polio, Head-up CPR appeared first on Emergency Medicine Cases ..read more
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