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August 11, 2019
ACS, Acidosis, AAA
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13 min
August 4, 2019
Testicular Torsion and Prostatitis
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13 min
July 28, 2019
PID and Ovarian Torsion
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18 min
July 21, 2019
Urinary Tract Infection
Great blog post on topic… https://first10em.com/uti/
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18 min
July 14, 2019
Ectopic Pregnancy
All women of childbearing age with abdominal pain need a pregnancy test
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16 min
July 7, 2019
Adena Regional Medical Center (Pallaci)
Advising and Application Tips (35:45) UPDATE: The PICU rotation for this program has been moved to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH.
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55 min
June 30, 2019
Bowel Perforation and Bowel Volvulus
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16 min
June 23, 2019
Bowel Ischemia and Bowel Obstruction
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28 min
June 16, 2019
Maine Medical Center Interview (Perron)
Advising and Application Tips (32:50)
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50 min
June 9, 2019
Biliary Stuff and Pancreatitis
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21 min
June 2, 2019
Appendicitis and Diverticulitis
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25 min
May 26, 2019
Abdominal Pain PBL (Part 2)
Presentation Based Learning * Age, Gender, Pertinent Medical/Surgical History, Complaint* At Least 4 Descriptors* Red Flags/Pertinent Positives and Negatives* Vital Signs* Focused Physical Exam* Suspected Diagnosis* Can’t Miss Diagnoses* Testing Plan* Treatment Plan* (If Asked) Anticipated Disposition
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31 min
May 19, 2019
Abdominal Pain PBL (Part 1)
Presentation Based Learning * Age, Gender, Pertinent Medical/Surgical History, Complaint* At Least 4 Descriptors* Red Flags/Pertinent Positives and Negatives* Vital Signs* Focused Physical Exam* Suspected Diagnosis* Can’t Miss Diagnoses* Testing Plan* Treatment Plan* (If Asked) Anticipated Disposition
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28 min
May 12, 2019
Mother’s Day and Social “Wellness”
Long distance family relationships and Emergency Medicine
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6 min
May 5, 2019
Big Tests During EM Residency (and Beyond)
Oral Boards this week!
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9 min
April 28, 2019
UT Nashville Interview (Reiter)
General Program Info (1:45) Day in the Life (8:08) Unique Stuff about Program (16:20) Advising and Application Tips (35:03)
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48 min
April 21, 2019
Easter and Why I Am a Christian
Salmoirago-blotcher E, Fitchett G, Leung K, et al. An exploration of the role of religion/spirituality in the promotion of physicians’ wellbeing in Emergency Medicine. Prev Med Rep. 2016;3:189-95. Curlin FA, Lantos JD, Roach CJ, Sellergren SA, Chin MH. Religious characteristics of U.S. physicians: a national survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2005;20(7):629-34. The Resurrection of the Son of God (Christian Origins and the Question of God, Vol. 3) -N.T. Wright (Amazon)
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17 min
April 14, 2019
How to Crush Your SLOE (Tips 26-30)
The follow through and the CLOSE
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14 min
April 7, 2019
How to Crush Your SLOE (Tips 21-25)
Your patient presentation and helping the resident/attending
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14 min
March 31, 2019
How to Crush Your SLOE (Tips 16-20)
Tips and tricks for your physical exam
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21 min
March 24, 2019
How to Crush Your SLOE (Tips 11-15)
Taking a patient history
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13 min
March 17, 2019
Residency Resources
Congratulations on Matching into EM! This is how you should study during residency…
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20 min
March 10, 2019
How to Crush Your SLOE (Tips 6-10)
Specific tips on how to take “ownership” of your patients.
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18 min
March 3, 2019
How to Crush Your SLOE (Tips 1-5)
No BS, No cliche, specific tips on how to do well on your EM rotation. The ideal attitude of an EM student.
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24 min
February 24, 2019
Life as EM Doctor
What is the knowledge set, lifestyle, and personality of an EM doctor?
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19 min
February 17, 2019
2019!!!!!!
State of the Podcast
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13 min
February 6, 2019
Please Listen re EMS
Thank you to our EMS. There will be no episode this weekend. I plan on postponing the 2019 kickoff episode until next week out of respect for recent events. The pre-recorded 2019 kickoff episode will post at that time and we will be back on a normal schedule and with normal content. Thanks, Zack https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/memorial-held-for-crew-members-killed-in-survival-flight-crash/1759423171 Pilot: Jennifer Topper Flight Paramedic: Bradley Haynes Flight Nurse: Rachel Cunningham
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8 min
February 3, 2019
Airway (Part 4)
Plan B. What to do when you CAN’T intubate a patient.
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11 min
January 27, 2019
Airway (Part 3)
How to intubate a patient…
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13 min
January 20, 2019
Airway (Part 2)
This week we continue our discussion (started several years ago) on the most important procedural skill set in Emergency Medicine…. Airway!
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10 min
January 13, 2019
Fungal Infections
Super random. Except for mucormycosis. Remember mucormycosis!
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8 min
January 6, 2019
Getting S**t Done
My personal strategy on how I keep life organized and get stuff done. 
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16 min
December 30, 2018
Palliative Care
Simple. Pragmatic. Palliative Care. Lunney JR, Lynn J, Foley DJ, Lipson S, Guralnik JM. Patterns of Functional Decline at the End of Life. JAMA. 2003;289(18):2387–2392. doi:10.1001/jama.289.18.2387
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13 min
December 25, 2018
Merry Christmas?
Flying Reindeer, Ham Heart, and the Nativity
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15 min
December 23, 2018
Psych
Medical Clearance and Risk Assessment
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9 min
December 16, 2018
Real Talk
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8 min
December 9, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 11
OBGYN
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11 min
December 2, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 10
Miscellanous
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14 min
November 25, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 9
Cardiology. Pulmonology.
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13 min
November 18, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 8
More on Abdominal Pain
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10 min
November 11, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 7
Gastroenterology
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10 min
November 4, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 6
Arrythmias
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14 min
October 28, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 5
Ophthalmology, Tox, and other Ingestions
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14 min
October 21, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 4
Topics specific to EM
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15 min
October 14, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 3
Pediatrics
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15 min
October 7, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 2
Trauma
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11 min
September 30, 2018
NBME Shelf Review Part 1
Introduction and Electrolytes
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17 min
September 23, 2018
Social Media and the Limits of FOAMed
Cancelling my episode this week. Be careful with what you post online and find a mentor!
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6 min
September 16, 2018
Interview Season
Congratulations on getting those applications submitted! This week I will give some tips for interview season.
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9 min
September 9, 2018
Stopping CPR
When should you stop CPR and pronounce death?  Jordan MR, O’keefe MF, Weiss D, Cubberley CW, Maclean CD, Wolfson DL. Implementation of the universal BLS termination of resuscitation rule in a rural EMS system. Resuscitation. 2017;118:75-81. Jabre P, Bougouin W, Dumas F, et al. Early Identification of Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest With No Chance of Survival and Consideration for Organ Donation. Ann Intern Med. 2016;165(11):770-778. Goto Y, Funada A, Goto Y. Duration of Prehospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Favorable Neurological Outcomes for Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests: A Nationwide, Population-Based Cohort Study. Circulation. 2016;134(25):2046-2059.
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8 min
September 2, 2018
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (Critical Diagnosis)
Kidney stones are a diagnosis of exclusion. When you see flank pain or testicular pain or lower abdominal pain on that triage note, you have to consider leaking abdominal aortic aneurysm as well.
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9 min
August 26, 2018
Testicular Torsion (Critical Diagnosis)
Kidney stones are a diagnosis of exclusion. When you see flank pain or testicular pain or lower abdominal pain on the triage note, you have to consider testicular torsion. Testicular torsion is a high risk, high morbidity diagnosis that is very time sensitive. 
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9 min
August 19, 2018
Flank Pain (Kidney Stones)
Kidney stones are a diagnosis of exclusion…
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9 min
August 12, 2018
Stuff I Learned in Residency (Part 5)
In this 5 part series I will be reflecting on a list of non-clinical stuff I learned while in residency. This week: Humility, Listening, and Patients Per Hour.
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13 min
August 5, 2018
Stuff I Learned in Residency (Part 4)
In this 5 part series I will be reflecting on a list of non-clinical stuff I learned while in residency. This week: showing up on time, voicing concerns, written evaluations, and watching what you say.
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17 min
July 29, 2018
Stuff I Learned in Residency (Part 3)
In this 5 part series I will be reflecting on a list of non-clinical stuff I learned while in residency. This week: managing time, what to study during your 1st year of residency, sleep, and annoying colleagues.
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19 min
July 22, 2018
Stuff I Learned in Residency (Part 2)
In this 5 part series I will be reflecting on a list of non-clinical stuff I learned while in residency. This week: podcasts, heroes, the pillars of EM, and disagreeing with your attending.
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13 min
July 15, 2018
Stuff I Learned In Residency (Part 1)
In this 5 part series I will be reflecting on a list of non-clinical stuff I learned while in residency. This week: disability insurance, stuff that gets you fired, and “purpose”.
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16 min
July 8, 2018
Vents
Vents are easy!!!! Today we will discuss the basic approach to using a ventilator machine.
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9 min
July 1, 2018
Waffle House
Cold. Dark. Quiet. Get exercise. Avoid alcohol. 
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9 min
June 24, 2018
Rabies
We are considering rabies prophylaxis on all animal bites or scratches that come to the Emergency Department. We don’t have to give it every time, but there is a specific protocol we’re supposed to follow
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7 min
June 17, 2018
Occupational Exposures
You have to be very knowledgable about occupational exposures because this is the only chief complaint that I guarantee, you will eventually manage in a colleague. LEARN THIS. 
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9 min
June 10, 2018
Breast Complaints
Breast complaints are usually pretty straight forward. Just remember that all breast complaints are cancer until proven otherwise.
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8 min
June 3, 2018
Neonatal Conjunctivitis
Neonatal conjunctivitis is a quick topic, but has some big LIFE THREATS which you’ll need to know for both real life and your test. 
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6 min
May 27, 2018
Derm!
This is a concept episode for a series of lectures on Emergency Dermatology (one of my favorite topics). Over the course of several episodes, we will develop an organized, systematic, visual approach to the diagnosis of all life threatening rashes as well as the majority of the other rashes you will see in the ED. 
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8 min
May 20, 2018
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (Critical Diagnosis)
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is the king of life-threatening headaches and is on my differential every time. This episode will cover how to take the history, exam, testing and treatment of this devastating diagnosis.
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9 min
May 13, 2018
Bloody Diapers
Babies frequently have red stuff in their diapers, and when they do, mom will rush them to the department concerned that they are having a fatal GI bleed. Usually it’s not… 
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5 min
May 6, 2018
Nutrition Disorders
Most nutrition disorders are common sense, and we don’t really treat them in the ED very often. Vitamin D deficiency with it’s osteoporosis, Vitamin C with scurvy, and iron deficiency anemia. But there are several nutritional disorders that we do see frequently in the ED. They hide in the shadows of your most malnourished patients, and you can save them if you catch the disease in time. 
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9 min
April 29, 2018
Complications of MI
When patient’s come in with MI or shortly after having an MI, you need to think beyond “Is this another heart attack?”. There is a whole list of complications from heart attacks that you need to remember, and that is what we’re covering this week.
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9 min
April 22, 2018
The tPA Bleed
tPA bleeding isn’t the most high yield scenario for your clerkship, but it is a perfect case to review the physiology of hemostasis and also might save a life when you’re a resident or attending someday. 
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8 min
April 15, 2018
Intro to tPA
tPA is currently the core treatment for ischemic stroke, and this week we will discuss some of the physiology on how this drug works as well as how to remember a VERY important list of tPA contraindications. 
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9 min
April 8, 2018
ACEP or AAEM?
In this episode we will discuss 5 major allopathic Emergency Medicine organizations in the US and the differences between them. 
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7 min
April 1, 2018
Sepsis
There have been numerous changes recently in sepsis definitions. This is an update to our sepsis episode from last year. 
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8 min
March 25, 2018
Neonatal Jaundice
Neonatal jaundice is a common complaint in pediatric emergency medicine and a very high yield topic for your test. Identify one of 3 causes of neonatal jaundice while keeping the bilirubin number low enough to avoid brain damage.
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8 min
March 18, 2018
Abdominal Pain (Part 2)
It’s time to stop thinking in quadrants…
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4 min
March 14, 2018
Match Week
Good luck!!!
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1 min
March 11, 2018
Thrombocytopenia
When we get labs, we are usually getting a CBC as part of our testing. This week we will discuss what to do when the patient has a thrombocytopenia that you weren’t expecting.
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9 min
March 4, 2018
Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea and vomiting has a HUGE differential diagnosis but usually ends up being simple gastritis in the end. This week we will discuss a basic approach, treatment protocol, as well as to help out your attending.
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7 min
February 25, 2018
Patients with Cirrhosis
We commonly see patients with advanced liver disease in the Emergency Department and we screen all of them for 5 common complications every time.
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9 min
February 18, 2018
Peds T- Tummy and Non-Accidental Trauma
For our series finale we will review the 5 mega abdominal emergencies in kids as well as briefly discuss non-accidental trauma.
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9 min
February 11, 2018
Peds I- Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Endocrinology
Don’t be scared of the inborn errors of metabolism and endocrinology. They are really quite simple to screen for. Focus less on knowing the details of each one, and more on the general concept of what byproducts are building up and what substance is missing.
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8 min
February 4, 2018
Peds H- Heart Failure and Congenital Heart Disorders
Cyanosis, difficulty feeding, failure to thrive, and shock can all be the presenting symptom of a cardiac abnormality. We will briefly overview cyanotic heart lesions, ductal dependent lesions, and CHF today.
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7 min
January 28, 2018
Peds S- Sepsis and Serious Bacterial Infections
Physicians get concerned about 4 serious bacterial infections (SBIs) when a baby or young child comes in with fever or possible sepsis. UTI, bacteremia, meningitis, and pneumonia. Start those antibiotics early, especially if the child appears sick.
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7 min
January 21, 2018
Peds H- Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia
H stands for hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia. Always check that blood sugar when you have a sick pediatric patient!
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8 min
January 14, 2018
Peds O- Oxygen, Airway, and Respiratory Disorders
OH SHIT (grab the Broselow) is the mnemonic I use to help me think through my approach to the sick child. This week we are covering oxygenation, airway and respiratory disorders.
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9 min
January 7, 2018
OH SHIT (Grab the Broselow)
This is the introduction episode for our upcoming series on the approach to a sick child.
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6 min
December 31, 2017
Bleeding Disorders
As another special holiday treat we will be talking about the Big 3 hemostatic disorders that make people bleed too easily and how to fix them.
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7 min
December 24, 2017
The 12 Most Common Lawsuit Diagnoses
I just stumbled on a study by The Doctors Company, a big malpractice insurer, looking at 332 closed claims against ED physicians. MOST of these cases were from missed or delayed diagnosis, and statistically, it was TWELVE diagnoses that made up the majority of these. So, in the musical spirit of Christmas,  my gift to you is the most high yield, medicolegal, differential diagnosis that exists In the world… Happy Holidays! ~~~~~~~~ The Doctors Company. Emergency Medicine Closed Claims Study. April 2015. Accessed December 22, 2017 *Music Licensed by AudioJungle
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4 min
December 17, 2017
Announcement
Have a great week. No episode. We’re working on updating the show notes.
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3 min
December 10, 2017
Delivering Babies
Performing an emergency delivery is very intimidating. The good news is that in most scenarios, as long as you don’t drop the baby, it should go very naturally. However, there are exceptions to this which we will cover today.
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8 min
December 3, 2017
The EKG
EM physicians are the masters of EKG interpretation. We will cover an organized EKG interpretation system today with an emphasis on identifying life threats, and this will act as the foundation for your EKG interpretation skills for the rest of your career.
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8 min
November 26, 2017
Pediatric Exam
Sick. Not sick. This week we will discuss the fundamental pediatric exam that you need to remember regardless of how the patient looks.
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7 min
November 19, 2017
Pediatrics 101
Really sick kids and babies are some of the scariest and most difficult cases we get in Emergency Medicine. This week we’re going to start with the general approach to the less-sick pediatric patient. We will use this as the groundwork for future episodes.
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8 min
November 12, 2017
Travel Emergencies
One of the topics that we typically DONT study much in Emergency Medicine is tropical medicine, and specifically fever in returning travelers. The reason this is important, is because MALARIA is a huge life threat in this patient population that can be easily missed. It is very important to ask about recent travel and then go through a simple approach when they say “yes”.
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8 min
November 5, 2017
Diarrhea
Diarrhea is almost always a benign complaint, especially in well appearing patients, with stable vitals, and a lack of red flags. This week we will cover those red flags as well as some basic treatments when a  patient is complaining of bad diarrhea.
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7 min
October 29, 2017
CT Scans
I’ve been getting lots of emails regarding which CT scan is the right scan to order in different situations. Contrast? No contrast? ORAL contrast? There are so many options! I recommend you know the core, high yield CT scans, and over time you’ll pick up the rest.
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8 min
October 22, 2017
Appendicitis (Critical Diagnosis)
Everybody knows what appendicitis is (fever, migrating right lower quadrant pain, elevated WBC, pain with bumps in the road). Unfortunately, the issue is that appendicitis only sometimes presents in this classic fashion. Using history, exam, and imaging, it is always important to keep a high index of suspicion for appendicitis so that you don’t miss the diagnosis.
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9 min
October 15, 2017
Eye Complaints
Before you can learn the different eye diagnoses and how to treat them, you need to have a basic understanding of the ophthalmologic exam. Only after having this foundation can you finalize your approach to the red eye, acute vision loss, or eye trauma (which will be covered in future episodes). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9wMJ6job_0&t=62s
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7 min
October 8, 2017
Bradycardia
The approach to bradycardia is very simple and straightforward. The most important thing is to remember you differential diagnosis. After that, it’s a simple algorithm that you’ll never forget.
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9 min
October 1, 2017
Anaphylaxis (Critical Diagnosis)
Anaphylaxis is total body chaos resulting from massive, inappropriate degranulation of mast cells when exposed to an antigen. When this happens, you have to remember airway and epi. It will save a life.
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