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===Annals of Emergency Medicine; April, 2015===
 
===Annals of Emergency Medicine; April, 2015===
''WikEM, supported by the nonprofit OpenEM Foundation, provides a way for medical practitioners to organize online content and cross-reference clinical information...[and] is by far the largest emergency medicine wiki...
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"The authors would like to thank the OpenEM Foundation for the substantial work that they have done in creating WikEM and encourage the readers of Annals of Emergency Medicine to use and contribute to this resource."
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:Brent Thoma, MD, MA
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:Nikita Joshi, MD
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:Teresa Chan, MD
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:Michelle Lin, MD
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.018
  
''Blogs, podcasts, videocasts, social networks, and custom search engines are all important resources for stimulating research discussion and improving medical education. However...the wiki is a key social media tool to organize and summarize this growing body of online information. It also has the added benefit of providing easy access to consensus information in the middle of a shift, allowing clinicians to provide better care while at the bedside.'' http://doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.017
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===Annals of Emergency Medicine; April, 2015===
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"WikEM, supported by the nonprofit OpenEM Foundation, provides a way for medical practitioners to organize online content and cross-reference clinical information...[and] is by far the largest emergency medicine wiki...
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Blogs, podcasts, videocasts, social networks, and custom search engines are all important resources for stimulating research discussion and improving medical education. However...the wiki is a key social media tool to organize and summarize this growing body of online information. It also has the added benefit of providing easy access to consensus information in the middle of a shift, allowing clinicians to provide better care while at the bedside."
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http://doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.017
  
 
===ACiL TIP; December 24th, 2014===
 
===ACiL TIP; December 24th, 2014===

Revision as of 19:21, 23 March 2015

Background

This section is a list of external articles about WikEM and/or the OpenEM Foundation.

Mobile Software Reviews

Articles

Annals of Emergency Medicine; April, 2015

"The authors would like to thank the OpenEM Foundation for the substantial work that they have done in creating WikEM and encourage the readers of Annals of Emergency Medicine to use and contribute to this resource."

Brent Thoma, MD, MA
Nikita Joshi, MD
Teresa Chan, MD
Michelle Lin, MD

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.018

Annals of Emergency Medicine; April, 2015

"WikEM, supported by the nonprofit OpenEM Foundation, provides a way for medical practitioners to organize online content and cross-reference clinical information...[and] is by far the largest emergency medicine wiki...

Blogs, podcasts, videocasts, social networks, and custom search engines are all important resources for stimulating research discussion and improving medical education. However...the wiki is a key social media tool to organize and summarize this growing body of online information. It also has the added benefit of providing easy access to consensus information in the middle of a shift, allowing clinicians to provide better care while at the bedside."

http://doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.017

ACiL TIP; December 24th, 2014

An analysis of internet popularity finds WikEM to be the 8th most popular emergency medicine website in 2014 http://www.xn--aciltp-t9a.com/best-of-2014-emergency-website

ParamedicToRN.org; May 14, 2014

Names WikEM as one of the top "100 helpful trauma sites to bookmark" http://www.paramedictorn.org/trauma-care.html

Online LPN to RN; April 23, 2014

Includes WikEM in their "Guide to Terrific Apps Every Nurse Should Be Using." http://onlinelpntorn.org/terrific-nurse-apps/

AgileMD Blog; March 12, 2014

AgileMD writes is "humbled to be a part of WikEM's efforts to provide high-quality, practical, free, open medical knowledge to all clinicians." Read more at: http://www.agilemd.com/blog/wikem-on-agilemd/

BMJ; February 3, 2014

BMJ highlights WikEM alongside a few other fantastic international resources that offer “Medical education for anyone, anywhere, anytime”. Read more at: http://blogs.bmj.com/emj/2014/02/03/tweeting-locally-reaching-globally/

PAs Connect; November 14, 2013

Names WikEM as one of the "Top 5 Emergency Medicine Apps for PA Students" http://www.pasconnect.org/top-5-emergency-medicine-apps-for-pa-students/

"Doctors Use Social For Continuous Medical Education." Information Week; September 18, 2013

Mentions WikEM as a tool for lowering the cost of education and keeping instruct up to date.

Life in the Fast Lane; February 8, 2013

"This app is easy to use, easy to update and has vast swathes of content." Read more at: http://lifeinthefastlane.com/techtool-thursday-016/

iMedicalApps; January 10, 2013

"As emergency medicine resources go, [WikEM] is a comprehensive collection of useful notes related to a range of specialties...Residents and medical students will find this app particularly useful for its broad range of content and concise high-yield facts." Read more at: http://www.imedicalapps.com/2013/01/wikem-app-free-emergency-medicine-notes/

Drinking Water from a Fire Hose: A PA blog; October 29, 2012

"Highly recommend" WikEM to all PA students. http://emergencypa.blogspot.com/2012/10/wikem.html

Teach, MD; January 25, 2012

Teach, MD talks about the importance of SOPA, open information and WikEM. Read about it at: http://teachmd.blogspot.com/2012/01/sopa-and-wikem.html

Cal-ACEP Lifeline; February 7, 2011

The California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (Cal/ACEP) puts WikEM top on their list of key iPhone Apps for Emergency Medicine. Read more at http://www.thedoctorweighsin.com/iphone-apps-for-er-docs-yeah/

Wikipedia and the iPhone; Emergency Medicine News (April 2010)

EM News calls for all EM residency programs to start editing on WikEM. Read more at: http://journals.lww.com/em-news/Fulltext/2010/04001/Wikipedia_and_the_iPhone.5.aspx

Podcasts

Dr. Joe Lex interviewed on The SGEM Podcast describe WikEM as the the EM textbook and curriculum of the future http://thesgem.com/2014/05/sgem77-take-the-hashtag-leave-the-classroom-pro-foamed-argument/

See Also