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EM Cases – The First and Last 15 Minutes Part 1

The first and last 15 minutes of trauma management are critical in giving your patient the best chance of functional survival. In this podcast we gain perspectives from both academic trauma team leaders Dr. Chris Hicks and Dr. Andrew Petrosoniak and community trauma expert Dr. Kylie Bosman in these critical moments.

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EM Cases – Elbow Injuries – Ten Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management

Although it doesn’t get the spotlight much in emergency medicine, the ED diagnosis and management of elbow injuries is of significant clinical importance. There are several easy-to-miss injuries that can lead to functional impairment. Even minor errors in management can result in long term consequences for patients.

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EM Cases: Commonly Missed Ankle Injuries

With the help of Canada’s leading ED-ortho educator Arun Sayal, the brains behind The CASTED Course, and Hossein Mehdian, an Orthopedic surgeon at North York General, we cover a general way of thinking about ankle injuries, the limitations of the Ottawa Ankle Rules, a simplified approach to the ankle x-ray, the importance of identifying an external rotation mechanism of injury and much more…

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EM Cases: ED Stroke Management in the Age of Endovascular Therapy

Which patients need what type of scanning? Where should that scanning be done – at the stroke center or at the peripheral center? Which patients should get systemic thrombolytics? Which patients should get endovascular therapy? In this EM Cases main episode podcast, a follow up to our episode on TIA released in November 2018 with Walter Himmel and David Dushenski, we try to simplify the confusing time-based and brain tissue-based options for stroke management…