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EMOttawa Podcast Episode 3: Thunderclap Headache

EMOttawa Podcast Episode 3: Thunderclap Headache

On episode three of the Ottawa EM Podcast, Dr. Rajiv Thavanathan (R5) interviews Dr. Michael Hale (R5), on the ED presentation and diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage in the context of the thunderclap headache. (Click here to access Podcast Main menu) Subarachnoid...

Medical Management of the Patient with Anorexia Nervosa

Medical Management of the Patient with Anorexia Nervosa

In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Tetyana Maniuk, a third-year FRCPC Ottawa Emergency Medicine resident summarizes the existing evidence on anorexia and eating disorders specific to the emergency department. Highlighting everything from signs and symptoms to watch out...

Breaking Down Medicine’s Hierarchy

Breaking Down Medicine’s Hierarchy

There's a pretty standard hierarchy in medicine:   Medical Student → Junior Resident → Senior Resident → +/- Fellow → Attending   Similar to many things in medicine, this hierarchy stems from old habits and practices. In the ninetieth century, medical...

Tick. Tock. It’s Time For a TXA Update

Tick. Tock. It’s Time For a TXA Update

Tick. Tock. It's time for a TXA update. This blog post aims to arm you with the most up-to-date knowledge for the use of tranexamic acid (TXA) in the ED. We will review TXA in the context of gastrointestinal bleeding, traumatic brain injuries, hemoptysis, intracranial...

EMOttawa Podcast: CaRMS Gone Wild!

EMOttawa Podcast: CaRMS Gone Wild!

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. ...

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