#CAEP15 Special Edition...

Editor’s Note: Earlier this month at #CAEP15, we found out that one of the residents (Dr. Qamar Amin –@qam1n) at the University of Ottawa (who is the lead author of the CJEM featured paper this month) was going to be there.  As we are very excited to see junior clinician...

#CAEP15 Special Edition...

Editor’s note:  This past week, whilst BoringEM.org was down, there was the ever eventful and fun #CAEP15 conference, which was held in beautiful Edmonton, AB. If you missed out, check out feeds by our editorial team (@TChanMD, @SLuckettG, @Brent_Thoma, @purdy_eve) for cool stuff...

KT Evidence Bite: Cardi...

Editor’s note: This is a series based on work done by three physicians (Patrick Archambault, Tim Chaplin, and our BoringEM Managing editor Teresa Chan)  for the Canadian National Review Course (NRC). You can read a description of this course here. The NRC brings EM residents from...

How to Use Likelihood R...

A large part of an emergency physician’s job is finding and ruling out emergencies. To do that we ask the patient questions, examine them, look at their blood, and take radiographic images. The goal of all of these tests is to rule-in or rule-out disease. However, not all tests are...

FOAM Quality: #FOAMed C...

On Monday, April 27, 2015 we hosted a blog post about the @FOAMstarter project by Rob Bryant.  Today, I would like to continue the discussion around #FOAMed with a post about quality.  For all the newbies out there, I think it’s important for us to catch you up to the discussions...

KT Evidence Bite: Colch...

Editor’s note: This is a series based on work done by three physicians (Patrick Archambault, Tim Chaplin, and our BoringEM Managing editor Teresa Chan)  for the Canadian National Review Course (NRC). You can read a description of this course here. The NRC brings EM residents from...

KT Evidence Bite: Fibri...

Editor’s note: This is a series based on work done by three physicians (Patrick Archambault, Tim Chaplin, and our BoringEM Managing editor Teresa Chan)  for the Canadian National Review Course (NRC). You can read a description of this course here. The NRC brings EM residents from...

Keep Emergency for Emer...

Emergency departments (ED) are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Health conditions can develop or worsen at a moments’ notice, making the ED a necessary safety net for even the best healthcare systems. However, the very characteristic that makes the ED essential also leaves it open...