Surviving Sepsis: The 2021 Review

Surviving Sepsis: The 2021 Review

A review of some of the most relevant elements of the 2021 surviving sepsis campaign for the emergency physician. Definitions Our operative definition of sepsis & septic shock are the sepsis-3 definitions [1]. Sepsis: “Sepsis is a life threatening organ...

CAEP 2022: Living Together

CAEP 2022: Living Together

Morale amongst Emergency Medicine providers is at a crushing low. If you were to walk through any Emergency Department (ED) or spend 5 minutes on #MedTwitter, this would be abundantly apparent. Slogging through a pandemic, EM providers put their heads down – they put...

Pediatric Resuscitation: AHA PALS Updates

Pediatric Resuscitation: AHA PALS Updates

Pediatric cardiac arrests are rare occurrences in Canada Due to the infrequency, pediatric cardiac arrest and resuscitation are challenging areas to study so the data we have is limited in scope and quality. This is an area for future research and improvement...

Confronting Implicit Bias and Microaggressions

Confronting Implicit Bias and Microaggressions

We've previously spent some time talking about implicit bias and its impact on patient care.It is of course important to recognize that we all have elements of implicit bias - these blindspots are programmed within us, and recognizing them is an important step in...

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