#TipsforEMexams: Dr. Ro...

#TipsforEMexam Series In the last post of this series, I (Dr. Teresa Chan) nominated a few people to blog about their EM exam tips for final year residents sitting their exams this year.  Dr. Nadim Lalani of USask already added his tips in the comments, but I also formally nominated Drs....

Boring Question: Which ...

A Case: A 32-year-old female was the driver in a simple rear-end motor vehicle collision at about 40km/h.  She was wearing a seatbelt and her airbags did not deploy.  She extricated herself from the car.  When EMS arrived, she was walking. On examination by paramedics, the young woman...

Boring Question: Does t...

The Clinical Case A 70-year-old female presents to the emergency department with new palpitations and 2 syncopal episodes, witnessed by her son. These episodes have started within the past 10 days. Her past medical history includes diabetes, hypertension, depression, dyslipidemia and...

Tiny Tip: PREeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a common complication in pregnancy, affecting 3-5% of pregnant women in the general population, and up to 25% of pregnant patients with pre-existing chronic hypertension [1]. It’s common enough that you’re likely to see it in the emergency department if you are rotating...