Welcome to WikEM
The Global Emergency Medicine Wiki
including 13,846 pages with 119,094 recent edits by the global medical community


The Global Emergency Medicine Wiki 13,846 pages with 119,094 recent edits

WikEM, The Global Emergency Medicine Wiki, is the world's largest and most popular emergency medicine open-access reference resource. Our highly acclaimed content is freely available via the internet and our dedicated mobile applications. If you are a medical practitioner, join our contributor community and share your important knowledge with the world.

WikEM is a project of the OpenEM Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity. Please donate to help make open access to medical knowledge possible!

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New podcast

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App testing

WikEM has a completely redesigned app. Although it currently looks the same almost everything is different behind the scenes and we need testers.

  1. Android: https://forms.gle/DnQE69LywLHNtKPo7
  2. iOS https://forms.gle/4jh6RxzRaANvAPaS8

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COVID-19 Therapies

We continue to build out a comprehensive COVID-19 resource with the addition of many currently experimental medical therapies.… Read more

Prevention of COVID-19 transmission in the healthcare setting

Although much of the emergent focus has been on management of the Covid19 patient with respiratory distress, prevention of transmission in and out of the ED within the rest of the hospital is of great importanceRead more

New trauma podcast

In this era of social distancing and online learning, check out Trauma ICU Rounds, new podcast by Dr. Dennis Kim, that provides concise, clinically relevant information on topics that span the spectrum of critical care, emergency general surgery, and trauma surgery. You can find it on its website, iTunes, or the other major directories. … Read more

WikEM Recent Changes

With lots of edits happening on the WikEM daily it can be overwhelming to know where to help with edits. Following the recent changes page can help give context.… Read more

Covid19 WikEM consortium

A lot of development has been happening with regards to the Covid19 page and associated pages. Please see here if you would like to help out with efforts… Read more


===General Disclaimer=== The information on this site and the related mobile software has been, and continues to be, compiled from multiple sources and multiple authors. It is intended for clinicians only and not directly for patients. It can be edited by numerous individuals given access to the site, which produces constantly changing content. As such, the accuracy and completeness of this work cannot be guaranteed. The information contained herein is intended as a quick and convenient reminder of information you have already learned elsewhere. The contents are to be used as a guide only; health care professionals should always use sound clinical judgment and individualize patient care. This information is not meant to be a replacement for training, experience, continuing medical education, or studying the latest literature and medical information. OpenEM Foundation, the site managers, editors, contributing authors, and other people and organizations related to this site make this information available without warranties of any kind, express or implied. We disclaim any liability, loss, or damage caused by the contents. If you do not wish to be bound by the foregoing cautions and conditions, please do not use this site or downloaded mobile software.