Mastering the myocardium: Cardiogenic Shock

Mastering the myocardium: Cardiogenic Shock

Cardiogenic shock (CS) is considered the most severe form of acute heart failure. It is an important and often under-recognized clinical entity in the emergency department (ED). The difficulty in diagnosis lies in its diverse presentations, overlap with other shock...

How to Tell a Story: Impactful Medical Talks

How to Tell a Story: Impactful Medical Talks

Stories are captivating and they’re the best way to convey … well anything really. Through this blogpost, we’ll see that the current formats of delivering talks, medical talks especially, are at best a tad outdated and at worst borderline ineffective, and I hope that...

Navigating ED Patient Complaints

Navigating ED Patient Complaints

Patient complaints are common in medicine. Emergency medicine (EM) in particular has some of the highest numbers of complaints, just behind obstetrics and surgery. Almost all of you reading this have probably been subject to some sort of complaint, and if it hasn't...

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