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Welcome to WikEM
The Global Emergency Medicine Wiki
4,049 pages and 24,616 edits by the global medical community


WikEM, The Global Emergency Medicine Wiki, is a point of care reference that can be accessed on the web or downloaded to your mobile device. An international cadre of volunteer medical practitioners keep WikEM current, supported by close editorial oversight.

WikEM is intended for clinicians and not directly for patients. If you are a medical practitioner, please consider joining our contributor community. A project of the OpenEM Foundation, WikEM is supported by contributions from its users. Visit our Donation Page and help make free and open access to medical knowledge possible.

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Recent Activity


The Wiki Review Process
Many physicians express concern over the integrity of content written on a wiki due to the democratic nature of the platform.  At WikEM, we take a diligent  approach to overseeing edits.  This ...
July Journal Club: MOPPET Trial
Happy 4th of July to all our U.S. readers and welcome new interns and residents!  Last month, we focused on Pediatric Head Trauma.  This month we are switching gears in light of the recent meta-a...
Blanked iOS Device
If you are encountering blank notes on your iOS device don’t be dismayed.  There are 3 things you can do to fix it. First:  Go to the app about screen and click on the update icon to fo...

New Pages

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EBQ:TOPCOAT Trial - Ostermayer
Template:Thrombolysis Submassive PE Trials - Ostermayer
EBQ:PEITHO Trial - Ostermayer
Denver Screening Criteria - Josgood
Template:AHA SAH BP Guidelines - Ostermayer
Template:Yesno/doc - Ostermayer
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Limb Compartments - Ostermayer


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