Presentation Skills on EM Cases with Eric Letovsky and Rick Penciner. Whether you’re a first year resident or a veteran of EM, you’ve probably given, or will be giving at least one presentation at some point in your career. On ... Read More
In this EM Cases episode on Pediatric Asthma we discuss risk stratification (including the PASS and PRAM scores), indications for CXR, the value of blood gases, MDIs with spacer vs nebulizers for salbutamol and ipatropium bromide, the best way to ... Read More
Written by Dr. Howard Ovens, edited by Carol Hilton & Anton Helman April, 2016 Is triage the baby or the bathwater when it comes to ED flow? Triage as a system of managing patient flow in the emergency department ... Read More
This is EM Cases Journal Jam Podcast 6 - Outpatient Topical Anesthetics for Corneal Abrasions. I’ve been told countless times by ophthalmologists and other colleagues NEVER to prescribe topical anesthetics for corneal abrasion patients, with the reason being largely theoretical ... Read More
Anaphylaxis is the quintessential medical emergency. We own this one. While the vast majority of anaphylaxis is relatively benign, about 1% of these patients die from anaphylactic shock. And usually they die quickly. Observational data show that people who die ... Read More
Welcome to EM Cases' CritCases blog, a collaboration between Mike Betzner, the STARS air ambulance service and EM Cases’ Michael Misch and Anton Helman! These are educational cases with multiple decision points where there is no strong evidence to guide ... Read More
In this EM Cases episode with Dr. Nazanin Meshkat, multinational ED doc and Dr. Matthew Muller, infectious disease specialist, we discuss the most common tropical disease killers that we see in patients who present with Fever in the Returning Traveler. ... Read More
A New York Times article titled “How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers” went viral on social media in January and caused a lot of chatter in medical circles. Its author, a professor of medicine at the University of California, gave ... Read More
Emergency Medicine Cases (EM Cases) is a free online medical education podcast & medical blog dedicated to providing online emergency medicine education & CME for physicians, residents, students, nurses & paramedics. We are Canada's most listened to emergency medicine podcast with thousands of listeners and well over one million podcast downloads since 2010. In each episode 2 or more experts in a particular emergency medicine topic join Dr. Helman in a round-table, case-based discussion on key practice changing clinical emergency medicine topics, which are then carefully edited to maximize your learning. We are 'The emergency medicine CME audio program where the experts keep you in the know'.
Our Team, is headed by EM Cases founder and host Dr. Anton Helman. Our Advisory Board includes prominent leaders in the faculty of the University of Toronto Divisions of Emergency Medicine. Our Guest Experts, Canada's brightest minds in emergency medicine, are carefully chosen for each episode topic.
EM Cases is supported by an educational grant from the Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute, a non-profit academic institution dedicated to improving research and education in Emergency Medicine.