Sunday, May 26, 2019 • 15:00 - 16:30
Track 2 - Just the Facts 2: Hard Case, Best Kind - Just the Facts from Newfoundland
Track Chair: Dr. Margo Wilson

TBC - Dr. Brian Metcalfe

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Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

Pearls

TBC - Dr. Etienne Van Der Linde

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Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

Pearls

Just the Facts: Hard Case, Best Kind - Dr. Yogi Sehgal

Description: A quick hitter on some unusual newer ED papers focusing on the basic facts.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Quickly absorb some new evidence.
  2. Use the evidence to apply to their own practice.
  3. Use principles of EBM to figure out where the evidence does NOT apply.

Pearls

  1. If you are getting hangry, eat something.
  2. Alcohol might be good for something.
  3. Not everyone who is hallucinating needs an antipsychotic.

I have been a full time ER doc in Fredericton NB and Oromocto NB since 2014, and prior to that did family medicine and ER in Fredericton for a few years and prior to that 13 years of rural full-service practice, mostly in northwestern Ontario. I have a keen interest in Evidence-Based Medicine, playing music, goaltending and helping my wife Lynne raise a 6 yo boy, Ori, a 5 yo boy, Kéo and a 3 yo girl, Talika. I would like more sleep.

Just the Facts: Hard Case, Best Kind - Dr. Margo Wilson

Description: A rapid-fire review of some common (and not-so common) medical conditions. We will review the diagnosis, investigation and management of each condition, focusing on the need-to-know information.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify key features in the diagnosis of each condition.
  2. Demonstrate the appropriate investigation for each presentation.
  3. Review current management strategies.

Pearls

  1. Tips to recognize various spinal conditions
  2. Important visual diagnoses not to miss
  3. Review the latest changes in management guidelines

Dr. Margo Wilson, CCFP (EM) is an emergency physician with Eastern Health and assistant professor in the Discipline of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University in St. John’s. Margo spent the early part of her career as a rural family and emergency physician in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. Margo’s clinical and scholarly interests include rural health systems, emergency medicine, trauma management, and medical simulation training.

TBC - Dr. Carrie Ferguson

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Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

Pearls

Just the Facts Panel - Drs. Brian Metcalfe, Etienne Van Der Linde, Yogi Sehgal, Carrie Ferguson, Margo Wilson

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Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

Pearls