Sat.Jun 08, 2024

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SGEM#442: I’m on the Right Track Baby I Was Born This Way

The Skeptics' Guide to EM

Reference: Kruse et al. Systematic Review, Quality Assessment, and Synthesis of Guidelines for Emergency Department Care of Transgender and Gender-diverse People Recommendations for Immediate Action to Improve Care. WJEM December 2023 Date: May 30, 2024 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Kay Dingwell is a rural emergency physician working in Prince County, PEI with a special interest in gender-affirming care and improving the care of trans and gender-diverse patients.

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EM@3AM: Traumatic Iritis


Authors: Eliza Szybka, DO (EM Resident Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn IL); Michael Cirone, MD (@mcironeMD, Assistant Program Director, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn IL) // Reviewed by: Sophia Görgens, MD (EM Physician, Northwell, NY); Cassandra Mackey, MD (Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School); Brit Long, MD (@long_brit) Welcome to EM@3AM, an emDOCs series designed to foster your working knowledge

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What Is the 3-3-2 Rule for Predicting Difficult Airways?


Predicting difficult airways is key to successful intubation , and can minimize psychological and physical trauma to patients. Patients with difficult airways face higher morbidity and mortality rates because intubation may be delayed or even impossible. A simple mnemonic device can help you quickly assess a patient’s airway and respond appropriately.

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