Department of Emergency Medicine Medical Student Rotation Resources
Listed below are important emergency medicine educational resources. Some links may require an active connection to the Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Emergency Medicine Secrets (2016)
Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed)
The most popular free core sites in emergency medicine are listed below.
Embasic.org (great for students and junior residents)
FOAMcast.org (podcasts, blogs, articles on PubMed Central, conferences streamed for free and more)
Aliem.com (Academic life in emergency medicine)
ALiEM Cards – POC reference cards
Lifeinthefastlane.com (excellent educational resource for emergency medicine and critical care)
New Innovations: Use this resource to record your shift log, patient follow-up log, procedures log, and request evaluations
PEPID Online: PEPID gives you everything you need to make accurate decisions quickly, covering everything from a differential diagnosis generator to pinpoint the cause of a patient's symptoms, to a complete toxicology reference, comprehensive drug database, drug interactions checker, dosing calculators, emergency protocols, algorithms, assessments, illustrations and much more!
DynaMed: Clinical reference tool which provides fast, easy access to the latest evidence-based information.
ECG Weekly: The ultimate ECG education from Amal Mattu with literature updates and ECG’s from all over the world.
Rational Clinical Examination: JAMA began an ongoing series of articles to evaluate the role of the physical examination as it pertains to specific diagnostic questions.
Lexicomp: Point of care drug information
MDCalc.com: Source for medical equations, scores, and algorithms
VisualDx: Clinical decision support system that helps clinicians recognize and diagnose visually presenting conditions
Procedures Consult: Medical and surgical procedures reference tool.
High quality, clinical relevant, critically appraised, evidence based information.
Rebelem.com (evidence based evaluation of literature in emergency medicine)
Thesgem.com (The skeptics guide to emergency medicine - high quality, clinically relevant, critically appraised, evidence based information)
TheNNT.com (The number needed to treat for common therapies and diagnoses)
Ercast.org (podcasts, reviews, curbside consults)
Ultrasound educational resources
http://5minsono.com/ great quick teaching snippets
http://www.ultrasoundoftheweek.com/ great case based learning
http://emergencyultrasoundteaching.com testing options and lectures
https://www.echoguidedlifesupport.com/fr/accueil.html link to iphone app
https://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/rad/edus/index.html online lectures
https://www.acep.org/sonoguide/basic/ ACEP sponsored educational series
http://sonospot.com/ great cases and commentary
http://vimeo.com/mikestone many online lectures – nerve block series
http://pie.med.utoronto.ca/POCUS/index.htm point of care ultrasound education