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...

KT Evidence Bite: Rapid...

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...

Where is the love? Enga...

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of BoringEM research week posts. Dr. Murray is an editor at BoringEM and an expert at teaching medical students about research and the art of critical appraisal. She has been at the helm of designing and implementing a critical appraisal...

The Case of the Missing...

Part I: The anaphylactic patient This post is the first of a planned three-part series. In this introduction, I realize that my trauma bay does not have an awake intubation kit. This article, however, is not about awake intubation itself, as there are already many articles out there....

Highlighting and Transl...

Three key papers were developed at the 2013 Canadian Association of Emergency Physician‘s (CAEP) Educational Scholarship Academic Symposium and published in the May 2014 edition of CJEM that explain the value of educational scholarship in emergency medicine. They outlined the...

KT Corner: Isolated Los...

In this post, Dr. Kirsten Weerdenburg reviews a recent article looking at the value of isolated loss of consciousness in children with blunt head injury as a predictor for clinically significant brain injury on CT. Article Title: Lee, Lois K., et al. “Isolated loss of consciousness...