Marcel Émond

Monday, June 5, 2017 • 09:45- 10:45
Track 5 – JUST THE FACTS I
WCC: Ballroom B

My FOAMed Algorithm - Dr. Hugh Scott

Description:

This presentation will describe the utilization of FOAMed for clinical teaching in the ED, by using blogs that are trusted.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn a useful algorithm for finding your way around the FOAMed world

SAH: Does This Patient Need an LP? - Dr. Jeff Perry

Description:

In this presentation, participants will discuss the evidence for when a CT is sufficient to rule out a subarachnoid hemorrhage. Discussion will follow on how to interpret cerebrospinal fluid results which are not completely normal and when further testing is needed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine if a CT head is sufficient to rule out subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Learn how to interpret CSF Results that are not quite normal
  • Discuss when cerebral angiography is required  

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Not Legal, Yet - Dr. Daniel Brouilard

Description:

This presentation will offer a short review of an increasingly prevalent pathology related to cannabinoid use.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the clinical presentation of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome
  • Name three symptomatic treatments and outline one approach for long term management

What are my EBM Discharge Instructions to Mild TBI? - Dr. Natalie Le Sage

Description:

This presentation will give tools to the ED physicians to facilitate a proper clinical orientation and monitoring of TBI patients, according to the scientific literature. More specifically, the EBM discharge instructions for the athletes and sports lovers will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn tools to facilitate a proper clinical orientation and monitoring of mTBI patients
  • Review the scientific literature about discharge instructions for the athletes and sports lovers

Cellulitis, Skin Abscesses and MRSA = Antibiotics? - Dr. Bjug Borgundvaag

Description:

This presentation will provide a quick review of the key facts to remember when diagnosing and treating skin and soft tissue infections.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review how to diagnose skin and soft tissue infections
  • Review indications for antibiotic use in skin and soft tissue infections
  • Review antibiotic preferences for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections

Why Should I Start Doing in Situ Simulation in my ED? - Dr. Eliane Raymond-Dufresne

Description:

In this short presentation, the definition of in situ simulation, and the benefits and drawbacks of its use in the emergency department will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the concept of in situ simulation.
  • Provide two advantages of using in situ simulation in the ED