Statistics in Medici...

Hey Guys .. It has been a while since my last post. I was super busy with many things. Let’s start by this question:  How good are you in Statistics and EBM? Were you feeling comfortable while attending our journal club? Or even when you were having a talk with our EBM guru Abdulsalam!...

Core Review – 24/06/...

Wrapping up our core reviews with Environmental & Gastroenterology.. Don’t Miss it! Mohammad ZaherNever give up, never surrender.More Posts +10...

Core Review – 17/06/...

Coming next, Nerves and Bones..   Mohammad ZaherNever give up, never surrender.More Posts 00...

Core Review – 10/06/...

Continuing our core review series with Tox and ID Mohammad ZaherNever give up, never surrender.More Posts +4-1...

JULY 2014 EMERGENCY MEDICINE CONFERENCES

Salam Hi everybody!  Here we go for JULY 2014 EM conferences. =========== July 10-13, 2014 : 2ND ANNUAL “BEST OF BRUSSELS” SYMPOSIUM ON INTENSIVE CARE & EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2014 (ISCCM 2014), Pune, India. http://saudiemergencymedicine.com/ai1ec_event/2nd-annual-best-of-brussels-symposium-on-intensive-care-emergency-medicine-2014-isccm-2014/?instance_id=274   View conference website: 
http://isccmpune.com/events/ Venue: Hyatt Regency Hotel     
Location: Pune, India. =========== July 13-17, 2014: 18TH ANNUAL NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE BOARD REVIEW COURSE WITH DIGITAL SYLLABUS, Las Vegas, USA . NEMBR...

Core Review – 03/06/...

Let’s kick off the Core Review Series with.. Yes, you guessed it, everyone’s favorite, Pediatrics <333 Then off to ophtha/ENT we go. See you there! Mohammad ZaherNever give up, never surrender.More Posts +10...

Track A Academic Act...

      Let’s wrap up the academic calender with topics that were postponed from earlier weeks.. See you there! Mohammad ZaherNever give up, never surrender.More Posts +20...

ST-elevation in aVR due to RCA occlusion

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 This is the case of a 56 year old male admitted 2 days prior for headache which turned out to be ICH patient was treated on a medical ward for this. His vital signs were stable and sustained no neurological deficits. The next evening, the medical on call was contacted for this patient for unilateral leg pain and swelling, which was appropriately investigated with doppler ultrasound. Results showed a DVT. The decision was made NOT to heparinize the patient due to his ICH. This decision was multidisciplinary involving the patient and family (including his son who is a HCP) with neurology and internal medicine. Next morning, the...

Educational Pearls (...

Good afternoon all, here are some points from our last academic activity entitled (The Immunocompromised Patient): There are 2 types of immunity: innate which does not need previous exposure and acquired (adaptive) immunity which needs pervious antigen exposure .   The stem cell of bone...

MERS-Cov In Your ED!

To date, there are 133 deaths and nearly 500 confirmed cases of MERS-cov in Saudi Arabia alone. This means that there is not a major ED in KSA that has not seen at least one case. The risk is real. Presentations range. Talking to residents in our program, most have seen a case some have seen a few, this exceeds any other area in the world with a country as big as USA for example only having two. The emergency department numbers over the past few months are quieter in the capital, Riyadh. With the worry of the same patient, one may ask is this corona or not?! Even the frequent flyer elderly who has had the same presentation of her pulmonary...