EM Cases Best Case Ever - Chris Nickson on Hickam's Dictum. Usually we use the heuristic of Occam's razor to help us arrive at one diagnosis that makes sense of all the data points that a particular patient presents to us. ... Read More
In the U.S. over the last 15 years there has been a faster increase in emergency radiology imaging utilization than any other physician service including major procedures and lab tests. In Canada, we run up an annual radiology bill of ... Read More
Welcome to the (fairly) new 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 ... Read More
EM Cases - A Balanced View on recent EM Literature with Joel Yaphe Being an optimist, I'm constantly searching for EM literature that will change my practice in a positive way and ultimately improve the care that I deliver. The past year ... Read More
BEEM Cases 2 on EM Cases - Renal Colic optimal imaging modality, the best analgesic strategy, the role of fluids and the value of medical expulsive therapy. BEEM Cases is a collaboration between Andrew Worster of Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) and Emergency ... Read More
I had the great pleasure of meeting Dr. Mike Winters on his first ever visit to Canada at North York General's Emergency Medicine Update Conference, where he gave two fantastic presentations. His credentials are impressive: He is the Medical Director ... Read More
Succeeding with the dirty task of hand hygiene promotion How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb? The punch line to that old joke is, of course, “One—but the light bulb has to want to change.” But ... Read More
Announcing the release of the second EM Cases eBook! After the great success of our first eBook in 2015 with more than 4000 downloads, and after a year of hard work of a fantastic team of 15 people, we're excited ... 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.