Multi-trauma case: burn and head injury

This case is written by Dr. Donika Orlich. She is a PGY5 Emergency Medicine resident at McMaster University who also completed a fellowship in Simulation and Medical Education last year. Why it Matters Too often in the Emergency Department, we are faced with the challenge of simultaneously managing two patients who each require immediate care. This … Continue reading Multi-trauma case: burn and head injury

DKA

This case is written by Dr. Lindsey McMurray. She is a PGY4 Emergency Medicine resident from the University of Toronto who is currently doing a Resuscitation and Reanimation fellowship at Queen’s University. Why it Matters DKA is a physiologically complex disorder. Thanks to excellent research and protocolization of care, certain components of DKA care have been … Continue reading DKA

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage with Increased Intracranial Pressure

This case was written by Dr. Martin Kuuskne from McGill University. Dr. Kuuskne is a PGY4 Emergency Medicine resident and one of the editors-in-chief at EMSimCases. Why it Matters This case highlights three important aspects of the management of a subarachnoid hemorrhage: Blood pressure control in an undifferentiated neurologic catastrophe Safe approaches to intubating a patient … Continue reading Subarachnoid Hemorrhage with Increased Intracranial Pressure