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Year in Review

Thank you to all donors and contributors in 2014!
The content has continued to grow and is now used by over 100k users worldwide. We redesigned our main page, launched a new iOS app, formatted the site for mobile browsers, and have begun work on some great projects to launch in the new year. 

Visual Diagnosis Reference

The many images of WikEM are now being organized into a visual diagnosis guide for quick reference on shift. Now you won't have to ponder too long about that Erythema multiforme rash. 


 
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ED Proxygenation

This review summarizes the paper by Weingart and Levitan on proper techniques, equipment, and the physiology of preoxygneation in the ED. 




 
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New AAP Brochiolitis Guidelines

There are new guidelines from the AAP emphasizing supportive care over pharmacotherapy for bronchiolitis. The treatment section is now updated to reflect the guidelines


 
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Journal Club 

November 

Reed MJ et al. - ED Airway Assessment Score Predicting Difficult Intubation

December

Wong C. et al - LRINEC Score

 

Collaborative writing applications in healthcare: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes 

Dr. Patrick Archambault and colleagues have developed a cochrane protocol to assess the effects of the use of collaborative writing applications (Wikis) on process outcomes (including the behaviour of healthcare professionals) and patient outcomes.
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As the the knowledge of the Emergency Medicine community grows, so does this wiki and our efforts to bring that knowledge to as many people, platforms and places around the globe. Thank you for your generous support!
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