EMOttawa Podcast
Bonus Episode: CaRMS Gone Wild! Shownotes

Bonus Episode: CaRMS Gone Wild! Shownotes

So what if we've only had one 'real episode', it's time for a bonus one! Dr. Rajiv Thavanathan sits down with FRCPC Program Director Dr. Lisa Thurgur, and Assistant PD Dr. Michael Ho to talk about the CaRMS process, and what they're looking for in applicants. ...

Anti-Racism and Patient Care in the Emergency Department

Anti-Racism and Patient Care in the Emergency Department

Anti-racism is not easy topic to think about. In fact, it’s pretty uncomfortable. As you read this, it’s important to lean into that discomfort and reflect on why you’re feeling that way. Sometimes thinking about equity can leave us feeling unsure of how it applies to...

Gender Based Violence Towards Women of Colour

Gender Based Violence Towards Women of Colour

The Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program (SAPACP) that works out of the Civic Campus Emergency Department at the Ottawa Hospital represents an intersection between emergency medicine, forensics and the justice system. Our patients present to us in the...

Disparity in the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease

Disparity in the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease

It was during the quiet hours of a night shift that a colleague and I got to talking about the sickle cell patients we see frequently in the Emergency Department. We exchanged stories of the common struggle of getting IV access and how to follow the lead of the...

EDI Corner and Black History Month

EDI Corner and Black History Month

The Equity, Diversion and Inclusion committee in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa recognizes that bias and discrimination are barriers to patients receiving appropriate and compassionate care. We seek to disseminate knowledge,...

CNS Compartment Syndrome: Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

CNS Compartment Syndrome: Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a thrombotic disease of the cerebral veins and major dural sinuses. It is a rare kind of venous thromboembolism and can also be thought of as a type of stroke. CVT accounts for 0.5-1% of stroke cases. The annual incidence is 0.2 –...

Episode One Shownotes: GI Bleeds & TTM

Episode One Shownotes: GI Bleeds & TTM

Dr. Rajiv Thavanathan sits down with Dr. Jim Yang to talk about some of the best high impact trials in the last year in Emergency Medicine. Which patients with a GI bleed need urgent endoscopy, and which patients ACTUALLY need targeted temperature management (TTM)...

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