Description: BEEM is an international, non-profit, emergency medicine, knowledge translation project created by emergency physicians for emergency physicians. Catch of the Day highlights is a presentation by Canadian Emergency Medicine faculty highlighting a collection of clinical trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines identified by BEEM raters around the world as the most clinically relevant and recent publications.
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to know:
- How an emergency physicians can prevent, clinically diagnose and treat hyponatremia in children.
- Whether the HEART score outperform clinical gestalt and how can it best be used in the emergency department.
- Which contraceptive is best for emergency contraception in the emergency department and what are the associated risks.
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of intranasal (IN) ketamine compared to IN fentanyl and how are these best delivered IN.
- What are the standard loading doses and duration of clopidogrel and ASA after a high risk transient ischaemic attack or minor ischaemic stroke.
- How an emergency physician can prevent and treat ketamine-associated agitation.
- Which test is a better predictor of difficult intubation than the modified Mallampati score.
- What are the risk factors, current standard investigations and treatments for febrile seizures.
- What should emergency physicians know about point of care ultrasound for cricothyroid membrane identification prior to use in emergency airway situations.