Tiny Tip: C BIG K DROP ...

Editors Note: As you know, BoringEM has never shied away from controversy. In this Tiny Tip, we present to you a mnemonic for the management of hyperkalemia with ECG changes – wrought with several interesting suggestions with which MANY will avidly jump to post-publication peer...

Boring Question: Steroi...

The Case An otherwise healthy 30-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with a pruritic rash on her upper thigh that she has had for nine days. Thinking it was poison ivy, she had been using topical corticosteroids on the area. When the rash didn’t improve, she decided to...

CaRMS Application Prepa...

Originally posted on May 24, 2013.  Staff Review added on September 16, 2014. It seems like match season only just finished. And yet, as the last of the Saskatchewan snow drifts left us, a new crop of medical student clerks (or, as we call them on the prairies, JURSIs) began preparing to...

BoringEM CaRMS Classics

In the ramp up to CaRMS, BoringEM is committed to bringing you some classic content that we think will be useful.  Periodically over the next few weeks, we will be revising and posting some of the “Classics” from BoringEM around the CaRMS application period. And so I announce...