The ESEM family would like to welcome you to the November edition of our monthly newsletter. Each month, we shall be highlighting the latest in ESEM news, upcoming events and updates in Emergency medicine, as well as a range of topics covered by our team here in the UAE.

ESEM Participates in the 1st JIEMC

Congratulations to the Jordanian Emergency Medicine Society (JEMS) for hosting the first Jordanian International Emergency Medicine Conference (JIEMC) in Amman from 3-5 November 2022. Prehospital, critical care and emergency medicine experts from across the globe discussed best practices, controversies, and challenges in the different areas of EM.
The conference showcased presentations based on various themes such as resuscitation, disaster medicine, trauma, toxicology and research. In addition to the informative presentations and plenary sessions, several interactive and stimulating mini workshops and round-table discussions further enhanced knowledge sharing and networking opportunities for the delegates. In her talk, Dr. Rasha Buhumaid, President of ESEM, highlighted the utility of POCUS in resuscitation. ESEM is proud to be part of this landmark event. As the specialty of Emergency Medicine continues to grow, ESEM salutes the cooperation and commitment amongst all emergency care providers to improve EM practice and awareness in the Middle East and beyond.

ESEM attends EMA Gala dinner

Emirates Medical Association (EMA) held a meeting with the board members of all the scientific societies working under its umbrella on 30th September at Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai.
Dr Rasha Buhumaid, ESEM President, represented ESEM at this event. Presidents of various scientific societies presented their stories of success in their respective specialties during the year 2021-2022 along with a summary of their future plans for the development of the society. Dr Mouza Alsharhan, EMA President, awarded appreciation trophies to the scientific societies for their great efforts and contributions in supporting the EMA vision.
ESEM is proud to contribute to the collaborative efforts of EMA to attract more medical conferences and raise the profile of Dubai as an international hub for congresses in the medical field.

ESEM22 Pre-Conference Workshop: Trauma Course

The Trauma Workshop focuses on dealing with trauma in special populations; including pediatric trauma, trauma in pregnancy, and the geriatric patient with pre-existing medical comorbidities. The course will also highlight specific trauma mechanisms such as penetrating and blunt trauma.
To view the course agenda and register, visit this link!

ESEM Participates in PATOS

The Sedation Workshop is an interesting course for EM physicians and nurses alike, discussing and demonstrating the many applications of sedation in the emergency department. From practical tips on patient positioning and monitoring during the procedure, to more complex discussions on the pharmacology of sedative agents and sedation in special populations, this course is not one to be missed.

To view the course agenda and register, visit this link !


ESEM endorses ICEM 2023


ECREM FOAMed Posts a New Video! FOAMed stands for (Free Open Access Medical Education). ECREM videos showcase instructions on clinical procedures and examination techniques, for use as reference by physicians-in-training, created by the team from the Emirates Collaboration of Residents in Emergency Medicine (ECREM)

this video by ECREM team, In collaboration with Khalifa UniversityDr Emranur Rahman , Emergency Medicine resident at Tawam Hospital and Dr. Martin JosephEmergency Medicine resident at Zayed Military Hospital,  cover the methods commonly utilized in the Emergency Department for pelvic binder application.

ECREM FOAMed – Pelvic Binder Application!

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Managing Interruptions in the Emergency Department |

Interruptions during an Emergency Medicine shift is inevitable. According to an observational study conducted in 3urban academic Emergency Departments, physicians were interrupted on an average of 12.5times per hour. (Ratwani,2017) 

Unfortunately, these interruptions can be a latent source for major medical errors, leading to significant patient mortality and morbidity. In the wellness segment of this edition, Dr. Tansim Mohamed , PGY-IV at Zayed Military Hospitals, shares a list of strategies to manage interruptions in the Emergency Department. Read the Full Article Here!
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