SASEM-Newsletter-no.2

SASEM-Newsletter-no.2

Drs. Winters and AlSalamah’s on What is New in Sepsis

How to Insert a Peripheral IV Using U/S by Dr. Ismail

Dr. Bakhsh’s Airway Tricks

Drs. Fischer and O’Connor on Palliative Care in the ED

Dr. Alhashem Explains What is a Flipped Classroom

ASSOCIATE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Danya Khoujah

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Maan Jamjoom

Table of Contents

Sepsis-3 What’s new

By Dr. Tareq Al-Salamah & Dr. Michael E. Winters In 1991, a consensus conference of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) compiled ...
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THE AIRWAY: SECURE IT ON THE FIRST ATTEMPT

By Dr. Abdullah Bakhsh A 42 year-old male patient is brought in by ambulance after a rollover motor vehicle collision. A level I trauma alert is activated because of a Glasgow ...
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THE TRACE

By Dr. Leen Alblaihed & Dr. Ali Farzad A 13-month-old female is transferred to your hospital for intermittent torsades/dysrhythmias from a community emergency department. She has been slightly lethargic and has ...
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PALLIATIVE CARE IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

By Dr. Lisa Fischer & Dr. Eric O’Connor “Emergency clinicians provide palliative care to patients in their daily practice and have done so since the inception of the specialty”1. While this ...
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ULTRASOUND-GUIDED PERIPHERAL INTRAVENOUS ACCESS

by Dr. Ammar Ismail Intravenous (IV) access is a mainstay of modern medicine. IV catheters are placed for medications and fluid administration, and sampling of blood for analysis. In the Emergency ...
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FLIPPED CLASSROOMS: TIME TO CHANGE

by Dr. Hussain Alhashem & Dr. Danya Khoujah Lately, the term “Flipped Classroom” has gained a lot of popularity in the academic world. Many educators advocate for its utility, while a ...
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THE RADIOGRAPH

by Dr. Danya Khoujah A 45 year old male with history of asthma presents to the emergency department (ED) with shortness of breath for the past 2 days that is not ...
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