Anaphylaxis (+/- Laryngospasm)

This case is written by Dr. Donika Orlich. She is a staff physician practising in the Greater Toronto Area. She completed her Emergency Medicine training at McMaster University and also completed a fellowship in Simulation and Medical Education. Why it Matters Anaphylaxis is a fairly frequent presentation to the ED. However, severe anaphylaxis requiring multiple … Continue reading Anaphylaxis (+/- Laryngospasm)

Ruptured AAA

This case was written by Dr. Martin Kuuskne from McGill University. Dr. Kuuskne is a PGY5 Emergency Medicine resident and one of the editors-in-chief at EMSimCases. Why it Matters Rupture is the most common and critical complication of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). It usually occurs into the retroperitoneum where bleeding may be temporarily limited and allows … Continue reading Ruptured AAA