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SGEM Xtra: Eight Days a Week

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Administration, Featured, Podcasts | 0 comments Play in new window | Download Date: January 26th, 2018 Happy New Years again SGEMers. This is just a quick SGEM Xtra episode to let you know what I am going to be trying to do in 2018 to help you cut the knowledge translation (KT) window down from over ten years to less than one year. It involves following a weekly schedule of social media interaction.   Weekly SGEM Schedule   Saturday/Sunday SGEM: A new episodes of the SGEM will be posted most Saturdays or Sundays depending on my schedule. The blog will be about 2,ooo words in length that you can read while drinking your morning coffee. Or you can listen to the 20-30 minute podcast on iTunes while working out or turn your car into a classroom while traveling to your next shift. The ultimate goal of the SGEM cutting...

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SGEM#185: Every EHR Wants to “Rule” the World

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in Administration, Featured, Podcasts | 15 comments Play in new window | Download Date: July 11th, 2017 Reference: Bookman K et al. Embedded Clinical Decision Support in Electronic Health Record Decreases Use of High-cost Imaging in the Emergency Department: EmbED study. AEM July 2017. Guest Skeptic: Dr. Justin Morgenstern is an emergency physician and the Director of Simulation Education at Markham Stouffville Hospital in Ontario. He is the creator of the excellent #FOAMed project called Case: You are working a very busy shift in the emergency department. Your first patient was involved in an motor vehicle collision (MVC), and you pulled up the app to review the Canadian CT Head Injury Rule with your resident. The second patient is an elderly woman presenting via EMS after a ground level fall in c-spine precautions. This time, you review the NEXUS Criteria for c-spine imaging with your resident. The third...

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SGEM#159: Computer Games – Computer Provider Order Entry (CPOE)

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in Administration, Featured, Podcasts | 20 comments Play in new window | Download Date: July 5th, 2016 Guest Skeptic: Dr. Chris Bond. Chris is an emergency physician and clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary. He is currently the host of CAEP Casts, which highlights educational innovations from emergency medicine residency programs across Canada. Chris also has his own #FOAMed blog called Standing on the Corner Minding My Own Business (SOCMOB). Background: Emergency department crowding is a growing issue across Canada. As more tertiary care EDs implement computerized provider order entry (CPOE), it is important to analyze emergency department metrics to see how CPOE may impact throughput. Previous studies have shown that CPOE has no impact on mortality, and may in fact improve pain treatment and adherence to certain common presenting complaint medication protocols (such as stroke and renal colic) [1-4]. Some studies have shown there...

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