WikEM isn’t just the premier emergency medicine bedside reference, it’s also a wiki, meaning that our users collaborate to provide our content. Have you really not made an edit yet? Here are some reasons you should:
- It’s fun!
- It’s educational.
- It will make you a better clinician.
- It’s social. Interact with the new cohort of intelligent #FOAMed clinicians, who are making medical education free and openly available on the web.
- You are helping providers around the world have access to free and current medical information. (Why donate outdated textbooks when you can put content online for free download?)
- It gives you something to do on those late night shifts, instead of making inflatable turkey’s with disposable gloves (which are pediatric choking
An analysis of internet popularity finds WikEM to be one of the Top 10 most popular emergency medicine websites in 2014 (http://www.xn--aciltp-t9a.com/best-of-2014-emergency-website). Thank you to everyone who has helped contribute to this great resource and helped make free and open access to medical knowledge possible!… Read more
Check out WikEM’s new Broselow-type weight-based dosing feature under “Critical care quick reference” in the app (or, on the web at http://www.wikem.org/wiki/Critical_care_quick_reference).
Now you’ll always have equipment sizes and medication doses immediately available to you during codes or other emergencies!
-OpenEM Foundation… Read more
Did you know WikEM is a wiki? Just like Wikipedia, that means our content is provided by our users. Help make free and open access to medical knowledge possible!
If you are a medical practitioner, simply create an account online at www.wikem.org and give back to your favorite medical knowledge-base by helping to improve our content.
-OpenEM Foundation… Read more
As we near the end of our first year as a formal entity, OpenEM Foundation, the overarching nonprofit entity supporting WikEM, would like to thank its generous 2014 donors for their support.
All proceeds are used for hosting costs, website support, and mobile development. Help make WikEM better! Please consider joining them and donate at: http://www.wikem.org/wiki/Donate.
- Barbara Ryan (Seattle, WA)
- Elaine Beever (British Columbia)
- Evan Suzuki (Philadelphia, PA)
- Gaurav Tyagi (Hoboken, NJ)
- George Verghese (Solihull, West Midlands)
- Ilker Akba (Kahramanmaras, Turkey)
- John Hipskind (Visalia, CA)
- John Thompson (Walnut, CA)
- Jung Kim (East Setauket, NY)
- Karl Bandyan (Van Nuys, CA)
- Maxim Ben Yakov (Toronto, Ontario)
- Nicholas Abraham (Los Angeles, CA)
- Rebecca Thilo (Long
We are happy to announce WikEM’s first annual appreciation awards for the 2013-2014 academic year! We are truly grateful for all of the clinicians who donate their time to making WikEM the best bedside emergency medicine resource, which allows us to make this life-saving information readily available to the medical community regardless of location.
And the awards go to…
Outstanding Editor Award
Joel Clinton Miller
Outstanding Contributor Award
Ashley Bean… Read more
WikEM is happy to be included in a recently published compilation of “Apps Every Nurse Should Be Using” http://onlinelpntorn.org/