Author: Max Zworth

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  • Max Zworth

    Dr. Zworth is a senior Emergency Medicine resident at the University of Ottawa. His interests include addiction, pain medicine, and sports medicine.

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NSAIDs
Chronic Pain, Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Trauma

Topical NSAIDs for Acute Pain Management

I was early in my PGY-1 year when I first witnessed an adverse effect from oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It was a busy morning with long p... Read more.
Buprenorphine ED initiation algorithm
Addictions, Critical Care, Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Resuscitation, Toxicology

Buprenorphine: A guide for ED providers

The opioid epidemic is not new to ED providers, but many will be shocked to learn about the true extent of the harm caused by opioids in Canada.  In the first ... Read more.
atrial fibrillation
Cardiology, Full Article, Journal Club

Thromboembolic events following cardioversion of acute atrial fibrillation and flutter: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Wong BM, et al. CJEM. 2021 Jul;23(4):500-511.  Methodology: 4/5 Usefulness: 3.5/5 Question and Methods: Systematic review and meta-analysis of 20 studies to ev... Read more.