Endocarditis has been on the back burner for a while now.
It is a disease that is evolving as new risk groups emerge and microbiology change.
This talk will provide you with the framework to identify the disease and avoid the pitfalls in preventing you to nail down this diagnosis.
After this talk you will neither be bored nor afraid of abnormal blood cultures and you will realised you don’t need to fulfil SIRS criteria to be sexy.
David Carr is an Associate Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is an Emergency Physician and Clinical Investigator at the University Health Network and Mackenzie Health Hospital. He has been the recipients of multiple Undergraduate and Post Graduate Clinical Teaching awards. During the Baseball season, he works at the Roger’s Centre as the Medical director of Stadium Medicine for the Toronto Blue Jays. In 2010, he pursued his passions serving as an ER physician in the Athletes Village for the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Since 2010, He has co- authored the chapter on Occlusive Arterial Disease in the 7-9th editions of Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine.